Moderate Republicans, You Win. Now Deal With It.

Moderate Republicans, you win. Decades of trying to sounds like conservatives, but governing like moderates or liberals laid the seeds for a Donald Trump win. I also find it richly ironic that a lot of the people who complained about the Tea Party, are the same folks complaining to me about Donald Trump. Unlike most of …

GOP Needs More Mark Levins

Conservative radio commentator and author Mark Levin is one of the more under-appreciated political minds of our day. His radio show is entertaining, thought-provoking and generous. Yes, generous. In a business that is always taking, Mr. Levin give listeners a lot of free advice while he alienates himself to people in the Republican Party. You …

Guest Dispatch: A View from the West Coast

This week’s Guest Dispatch is brought to you from the West Coast and a former candidate for Congress, John Flores. I met John many moons ago while working at the Republican National Committee. He’s good people, a great American. John ran in a very tough, Democratic-leaning Congressional seat. Twice. While we knew it would be a …

Huckabee: GOP message should not be ‘tailored’ to a specific demographic group

On what the GOP needs to do next to expand Republican Party voter base, Governor Huckabee, as always, on point: “The real conservative policy is attractive to minorities,” Huckabee told POLITICO. “Our problem isn’t the product, it’s the box we put it in. Our message should not be ‘tailored’ to a specific demographic group, but …

What the American Left and Liberals Fear Most

The Republican and Democratic conventions kicked off the unofficial high season of American politics. For political and news junkies its nirvana for a few weeks. It culminates with the election of a new President and Congress on November 6, 2012. Anyhow, I wanted to share with you a story on a recent conversation in this …

The Gold Standard Enters Political Mainstream, Again

Here is something you do not really talk about on a daily basis, a return to the gold standard.  The idea may have made its way in to the Republican Platform and, within the GOP, it is not as fringe as you might first think. Serious? The proposal only seems to call for the creation of …

Congressman Ryan Launches New Effort to Recruit Conservatives for Congress

Limited government. Economic freedom. These are the traits that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is seeking from a new generation of Republican leaders to serve in the Congress. And he plans to put a lot more money behind the effort. According to the The Daily Caller, Ryan has penned a memo for Prosperity PAC supporters saying …