Frum’s Fantasy

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David Frum wrote the most asinine piece in The Atlantic.  He asks when will the Republican leadership fight back?  One would think he was talking about fighting back against Democrats, but no he was talking about their favorite bloodsport fighting back against the “extreme elements” in the Republican Party.  Which is really the majority of […]

Mitt Romney to Campaign for Joni Ernst in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race

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Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is proud to announce that Governor Mitt Romney will make his first return to Iowa to join her on the campaign trail. Governor Romney will campaign with Joni Ernst in Cedar Rapids and Davenport on Friday, May 30.  Events will be open to the public, with details to be announced […]

Mitt Romney Endorses Joni Ernst

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2012 Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney endorsed State Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race.  The campaign just sent out a fundraising email from him this morning: Friend, You and I both know that 2014 is ripe for Republicans to take back the U.S. Senate. And Iowa is more than ready to play […]

Ted Cruz Steals Rick Santorum’s Thunder Among Iowa Evangelicals

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Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum and Donald Trump headlined the 2nd Annual FAMiLY Leadership Summit hosted by The FAMiLY Leader in Ames, IA.

The American Crisis: Enough with the Nonsense

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The American political scene on both sides of the aisle is inhabited some relatively shallow individuals in their understanding of the world.  To most Republican operatives, the problem in this election is obvious: The Republican Candidate lost. The solution will equally obviously involve some way in which the Republican candidate ends up winning. There are […]

No Deflection, No Avoidance, No Compromise: No More Romneys.

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Our fearless leader and blogmeister, Shane Vander Hart, has been addressing what “went wrong” in 2012 for the GOP over the last few days. I agree with many of his opinions, so there is no need to reiterate them all here. I must take exception, however, with his take on abortion and other social issues […]

Mitt Romney’s Defeat and the Republican Brand

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Looking at Mitt Romney’s defeat and the Republican brand what went wrong on election day and where do Republicans go from here?

2012 Election: An Iowa Divided

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Looking at the 2012 election results in Iowa it is evident that Iowa is very much a divided state – geographically and ideologically.