Rubio: Going For Broke(r)?
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So now it’s Rubio (and the establishment) dreaming of a brokered convention « Hot Air In the past, when we’ve heard talk of this it’s generally among supporters of Trump or, to a slightly lesser extent, Ted Cruz. Pretty much … Continue reading

Wait – That’s Not How We Planned It!
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Exclusive — ‘It’s A Terrible Deal,’ Donald Trump Says About Just-Signed Obamatrade – Breitbart Donald Trump, currently leading in New Hampshire polling ahead of this coming Tuesday’s primaries, tells Breitbart News exclusively that the just-signed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Pacific … Continue reading

New Poll In NH: Trump Still Crushing the Field
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New Hampshire Poll – Donald Trump Holds Big Lead, as Jeb Bush Hits the Nitrous… | The Last Refuge Dominating in every poll since the beginning of the race Candidate Donald Trump enters the final with a massive lead well … Continue reading

That’s Not Traction: That’s A Trump Truck Tire Running Over Your Head
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Playing with Fire, Republican Bigwigs Want to Take Out Cruz To many out­side ob­serv­ers, the wave of seasoned Re­pub­lic­an of­fi­cials and strategists sound­ing in­creas­ingly com­fort­able with Don­ald Trump as the GOP’s pres­id­en­tial nom­in­ee is a sign of sur­render.  Wheth­er it’s … Continue reading

Elites Is Elites
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The Week: GOP Establishment Doesn’t ‘Care About the Economic Problems’ of Working Class – Breitbart Michael Brendan Dougherty declares: “The conservative movement has become the GOP establishment” in view of National Review’s “symposium” of authors “against Trump.” From The Week: … Continue reading

Caddell: Establishment Consultant Class Bankrupt
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Pat Caddell: 2016 Election About Insurgency, Not Ideology – Breitbart For Caddell, the 2016 election is about voters revolting against Washington and the political classes that have dominated government and policy in recent years. “The system is on the verge … Continue reading

Rumsfeld: Trump “Touched A Nerve”
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Donald Rumsfeld: Donald Trump has ‘touched a nerve in our country’ – TODAY.com Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, in an interview with TODAY’s Matt Lauer, addressed criticism by former President George H.W. Bush and weighed in on the candidacy of … Continue reading

Lowry, Krauthammer, Kristol, Kudlow, Noonan, Will, Barone, Brooks, All At Obama Love-In Dinner in 2009 (No Mystery Why They Hate Trump, Then)
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Reminder – Donald Trump’s 2016 NRO Critics Were President Obama’s 2009 Fan-Boys… | The Last Refuge REMINDER – By now almost everyone has acknowledged that Donald Trump has ripped the masks from most of the modern professional punditry who espoused … Continue reading

Ben Sasse Spouts Bullshit
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Ending the Filibuster Would Hand Progressives a Huge Victory – WSJ In response, I have three thoughts to share with fellow conservative colleagues. First, I’m really frustrated too. Second, the filibuster flows from the Founders’ design of a system in … Continue reading

Clueless in Gomorrah
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The Stupid Party Gets Stupider :: SteynOnline Last week Brent Bozell wrote: InPolitico Tuesday, Republican elites warned that if Donald Trump or Ted Cruz become the nominee it would ruin the Republican brand. How’s that for party unity and loyalty? … Continue reading

Nikki Haley: Tool?
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Haley to criticize Obama, Trump in GOP rebuttal | Washington Examiner Gov. Nikki Haley on Tuesday evening will call President Obama a failure and subtly criticize Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for proposing to ban Muslims from entering the United … Continue reading

GOPe: Losers
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2016 Presidential Race is All About an Anti-Establishment Candidate Marco Rubio, who defeated a sitting Republican governor in his Florida Senate primary in 2010 and ran against his own mentor and the presumed establishment choice in this presidential race (Jeb … Continue reading

Meet The New GOP Oligarchs – Same As the Old Oligarchs
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Does the GOP Establishment Think Ted Cruz is a RINO in Conservative Sheep’s Clothing? | PJ Media Did Republicans think that they would win by presenting themselves as the more “efficient” and “economical” welfare state party? Moreover, what difference would … Continue reading

Ace Writes Something That’s Just Flat Brilliant
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The GOP Is On the Way to Self-Euthanization See, it’s not a question of whether people will be hurt by this. They will. We know that. It’s a question of who will be hurt by this, or, more accurately, whether … Continue reading

How Many GOP Voters Can You Fool All the Time?
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News from Trump City: Fear and Loathing in Where Else? | PJ Media That doesn’t mean I won’t want to throttle him if he loses to Hillary in the general.  We’re living in the most dangerous times since World War II, … Continue reading

Yes, Carson’s Threat to Leave the GOP Has Real Weight
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Carson Doubles Down on Threat to Leave the GOP Over ‘Backroom Dealing’ – Breitbart Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said if the Republican Party tries to prevent a candidate from winning the nomination that … Continue reading

Belaboring the Obvious
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If this Romney 2016 thing happens, I’m going to be blamed, aren’t I? « Hot Air “We’re potentially careening down this road of nominating somebody who frankly isn’t fit to be president in terms of the basic ability and temperament … Continue reading

Troubled Waters
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Mitt Romney Holds Off on Backing Paul Ryan for Speaker – Breitbart Wong quoted a senior GOP lawmaker who supports Ryan warning him against a Speakership bid. “I think it would be a mistake for him personally, because I think … Continue reading

They Threw It All Away. And Then They Died.
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Don’t Take Your Guns to Town, Paul – Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website After the GOP capture of the House in 2010, Ryan, with new Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, wrote a book about what … Continue reading

Choose Wisely
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The Revolution Has Begun | Rule of Law One of the favorite canards used against the revolution is: “What would you have us do, shut down the government?!” Fear of a government shutdown is to Republican leaders inside the Beltway what … Continue reading

Here’s the Current Bottom Line
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For the Donor Class GOP Wing of the Ruling Party: 1.  The anointed next-in-line Speaker of the House of Representatives was unceremoniously booted from his seat and position by his own enraged constituents. 2.  The current Speaker of the House … Continue reading

Congressional GOP Has No Agenda Beyond Personal Power, Either
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DeLay: Boehner ‘Had No Agenda’ – Breitbart DeLay added, “The White House does not have to compromise, because the leadership of the House and the Senate telegraphed to the president that they weren’t going to do anything, that they weren’t … Continue reading

Eric Cantor, Whore: Of Course He Did
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Eric Cantor: Boehner’s Conservative Opposition Lying Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pens an op-ed for the New York Times defending Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35% , who announced his resignation from Congress on Friday. Further, Cantor attacks conservative media for … Continue reading

A Confederacy of Crap Sandwiches
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Conservative Review – When Is It Actually Worse For the GOP, Not Harry Reid, To Control The Senate? When is it actually worse for Republicans to control the Senate, from an operational standpoint, than to have Harry Reid control the … Continue reading

Snakebit
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Conservative Review – Meadows Wins, Boehner Resigns Conservatives who are feeling so disheartened and disenfranchised should take solace from the latest developments.  When you fight for a cause when it is initially unpopular, it almost always succeeds in the end … Continue reading

When It Comes to Mia Love, Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Cold: Enjoy Your Impending Retirement, Congresswoman
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Mia Love’s Surprisingly Unsafe 2016 Reelection Prospects I’m sure it has nothing to do with this:  Mia Love Brushes Off Tea Party Chagrin Over Boehner Vote When Utah’s new Republican Representative and tea party darling Mia Love cast the first … Continue reading

Crossing the Aisle
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Boehner Forced to Rely on Democrats to Keep Speakership House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35% still won’t be able to win reelection without Democratic votes, Breitbart News has learned, and he has abandoned yet another plan to try to embarrass … Continue reading

Hope Trump Can Afford the Best In Personal Security
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Understanding Karl Rove’s “Operation Hummingbird”… | The Last Refuge This is the goal; this is the only goal; this goal will never be abandoned.  They will never stop working to deliver this goal. Trillions are at stake.  Jeb Bush is … Continue reading

Gutless Old Pussies
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Nancy Pelosi in the Driver’s Seat | VodkaPundit Pelosi’s strength stems from Boehner’s weakness. Let me expand that a bit.  The Democrat’s strength – from Obama to Reid to Pelosi – stems from the GOP establishment’s weakness. But we already … Continue reading

GOP Debate Open Thread – Some Liveblogging May Be Involved
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So, the loser debate is sort of playing in the background, but front and center is unbiased Wolf Blitzer interviewing unbiased Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown, who is howling at the moon about Global Warmening destroying California. UPDATE:  Current CNN onscreen team: … Continue reading

Another GOP Establishment Scam Underway In Congress: Trade Boehner for McCarthy
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The Hill: Kevin McCarthy for Speaker? Conservatives May Back Him over Boehner – Breitbart With Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) job in doubt, House conservatives have been holding internal talks about a new leadership coalition that could include Majority Leader Kevin … Continue reading

Bill Kristol: If Trump Is Nominee, I’ll Go Third Party
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NYT/CBS poll: Ben Carson now within four points of Trump, rest of field lags in single digits « Hot Air And what if Trump hangs on all the way into next summer and wins the nomination? Bill Kristol, doubtless speaking … Continue reading

TPing the TPP
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The GOP’s Donald Trump nightmare may soon get a whole lot worse – The Washington Post Virtually all of the major GOP presidential candidates, including Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, and Marco Rubio, all support the TPP, as do Republican Congressional … Continue reading