Everyone Loves a Cat Fight: Melania Vs. Heidi

The recent tabloid politics tactics of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump whereby they were “attacking” each other’s spouses in the press have received a lot of media coverage. The mudslinging all started when an anti-Trump PAC published an ad targeted to the Mormon community which included Trump’s wife Melania posing nude in a photo which […]

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The Forgotten

Which special interest group or politically divided category do you belong to? Are you a victim? Do you have an official grievance? Shall I list them all, or should I instead enumerate the multitude of disasters that the politics of division has produced? It’s only a 1,000 word column, I can’t. The unending hypersensitivity to […]

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The Left’s Unholy Alliance with Islam

The Islamic State terrorist organization known as ISIS first outlined their strategy to attack the West in a 99-page manifesto issued in January of 2015 under the title of “Black Flags from Rome.” ISIS states that their strategy in the West is to do “hit and run tactics and then go into hiding in order to […]

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Going Back to Basics

In many endeavors of life there comes a time when we have to take a step back and regroup to get our bearings in order to regain that winning edge or to recapture that energy to go get those sales and compete on a high level.  I would have to say that at this time […]

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As Obama Names His SCOTUS Nominee, Scalia’s Life Showed What Matters

Allow me to play “Captain Obvious” for a moment: Being tapped to fill a vacant Supreme Court slot is a big deal.  Even so, I was a tad surprised when D.C. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland — Barack Obama’s newly revealed nominee to replace recently deceased Justice Antonin Scalia — nearly broke down, twice, visibly overcome with emotion, […]

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Trump and Hillary Take Arizona. Cruz and Sanders Have Wins in Utah and Idaho!

The March 22 presidential primaries in Arizona brought big wins for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Trump was the runaway winner in Arizona taking 48% of the vote and all 58 delegates vs. Texas Senator Cruz who came in second with 24.8% of the vote and Ohio Governor John Kasich who came in third with […]

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Politics, Polls, and Professing Christians

Most people agree this is one of the most unpredictable and unusual election cycles in American history. For those who want substance over sensationalism, it is one of the most frustrating. For Christian conservatives, this could be the most disappointing. At least it’s entertaining. Americans are angry, I get it; but let’s not misplace our […]

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Is Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland Moderate Enough?

                This week President Barack Obama nominated Merrick B. Garland to be the 113th Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the untimely death of long serving conservative Justice Antonin Scalia in February.  Judge Garland, is a former prosecutor who has served on the Court of […]

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Super Tuesday 3 – Big Wins for Trump and Hillary. Rubio Drops Out!

The March 15 2016 Presidential primaries which have been dubbed Super Tuesday 3 brought big wins for Democrat Front-Runner Hillary Clinton and Republican Front-Runner Donald Trump. Mrs. Clinton handsomely won Florida (64.4%), North Carolina (54.6%) and Ohio (56.5%). Her victories in Illinois and Missouri were much narrower. In fact, in Missouri the divide between the […]

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Violence and Speech Suppression Are Not the Answer!

Donald Trump’s blunt communication style and bombastic manner have ignited negative responses from both the right and the left. People are terrified that the billionaire business man, who is currently the front-runner in the Republican Primary, could actually win the nomination and successfully go against the presumed Democrat candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

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Top Take-Aways from the CNN GOP Debate

On March 10, CNN hosted the 11th 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Debate from Coral Gables Florida. The debate, which took place a few days prior to the critical March 15 winner take all races in Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri and North Carolina, was a major departure from the past debates in terms of tenor. Everyone […]

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The Contagious Cult of Liberalism

For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11 Americans are divided over moral issues, but our greater concern is that the church is divided as well. Some Christians have bought into liberalism as well as the progressive politics of Planned Parenthood and […]

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The Price of Resettling Refugees in America

by Politically Short The sovereignty of America is quietly being eroded as details have emerged surrounding the Obama administrations proposed budget for 2017 in regards to the resettlement of refugees and illegal aliens in our cities and towns. In early February of 2016 the Obama administration unveiled their plans under the innocuous sounding budget proposal […]

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Americans are Being Sold on Socialism

by David Fiorazo: Less than seventy-five years ago, six-time candidate for the Socialist Party of America, Norman Thomas, stated: “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how […]

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All Current Presidential Candidates Would be Historic Firsts for The White House

Every single candidate who is currently running for president would represent a first for The White House if elected.  Let’s start with Democrat front runner Hillary Clinton.   Mrs. Clinton would be the first woman president and the first mother and grandmother to serve in the Oval Office. She would also be the first former first […]

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Should Rubio and Kasich Drop Out of the Race for the Good of the GOP?

The March 8 Republican 2016 Presidential Primary results are in. Donald Trump had big wins in Mississippi (47.3%), Michigan (36.5%), and Hawaii (42.4%) and continues to lead in the race nationally with 458 delegates.  Ted Cruz had a surprise strong win in Idaho where he came in first with 45.4% of the vote, 17 points […]

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My First CPAC

CPAC 2016 was the first CPAC for The Scott Adams Show and also my first trip to the largest gathering of conservatives in the country. Over the years, I have followed the coverage of the event from the speeches to the straw poll, but as they say, there is nothing like being there. I am […]

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Where is The Conscience of a Conservative Today?

The Republican establishment has made it extremely clear that they are completely unwilling to accept the current 2016 Republican presidential ticket front runner Donald Trump as their candidate and the face of the party. 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has recently been one of the loudest opposition voices delivering a scathing rebuke of Trump’s […]

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Wall of GOP resistance to Trump begins to crack – Politico

Christie wasn’t the first mainstream Republican to jump. He won’t be the last. ATLANTA—When Chris Christie threw his support behind Donald Trump, Washington gasped. But the wall of establishment opposition to Trump’s candidacy had begun cracking days before New Jersey’s governor barreled right through it. From Rep. Duncan Hunter and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, […]

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CNN struggles to contain debate fireworks

As Rubio and Cruz rush to pummel Trump, the network’s moderators get bowled over. At the tenth Republican debate, the candidates took charge. Trailing Donald Trump in most Super Tuesday states, both Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz seemed determined to assume the role of questioner themselves, peppering Trump with missives from either side of his […]

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LIVE Coverage of the CNN GOP Debate in Texas!

Red State Talk Radio will have LIVE coverage of the CNN GOP Debate in Texas on Studio A from 8:00pm – 11:00pm Eastern.  Join us!

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Cruz, Rubio prep for brutal debate night – Politico

In final show before Super Tuesday, the senators are poised to unleash a nasty assault and emerge the anti-Trump. The final Republican presidential debate Thursday night before the Super Tuesday contests has the potential to be an epic display of anger and rhetorical aggression, with Rubio and Cruz going after each other on everything from […]

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Donald Trump Wins The Nevada Caucuses – The Daily Caller

New York businessman Donald Trump won the Republican Nevada caucuses with 45.9 percent of the vote Tuesday, his third consecutive victory. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio came in second with 23.9 percent, and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz came in third with 21.4 percent. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson finished in fourth with 4.8 percent, followed by Ohio Gov. […]

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GOP wakes up to Trump nightmare – Politico

Top party leaders fear it may be too late to stop him. Establishment Republicans are reckoning with something they thought would never happen: That it might soon be too late to stop Donald Trump. With the controversial businessman the clear front-runner heading into Nevada and next week’s Super Tuesday contests, there’s an emerging consensus that […]

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A CRUZ-RUBIO COMPACT – The American Spectator

The only way to stop Trump — and Hillary. How to stop Trump? That’s the collective mantra of the mass media. It’s a natural question to ask of a man curiously portrayed as some sort of Republican juggernaut, which he’s not. I sat in speechless befuddlement and amusement as I watched Fox News analysts on […]

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Trump, Clinton Win, Bush Out – CNN

(CNN)Donald Trump ran away with South Carolina. Hillary Clinton’s strong organization and attention to local details staved off Bernie Sanders’ “political revolution” in Nevada. And Jeb Bush dropped out. Trump has now won the New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries against a fractured GOP field, while Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are battling for […]

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Conservatives Must Not Squander This Opportunity – Human Events

As a supporter of Ted Cruz I have had many supporters of other candidates tell me that he would not be electable in the general election. I disagree. Yes, Cruz is caricatured in social media and elsewhere as unlikable and as one who doesn’t play well with others. He’s too extreme and we need someone […]

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Bush machine running on fumes – Politico

‘People would love to get Jeb all the way … that’s not realistic,’ one big-dollar supporter says. SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Some of Jeb Bush’s most steadfast allies think Saturday might be the end. Donors, who poured millions into his campaign and super PAC, have stopped giving – one refusing a direct request to raise $1 […]

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SCALIA’S DEATH: TIME FOR AN ARTICLE V CONVENTION OF STATES – The American Spectator

Rein in the Supreme Court before it obliterates the Constitution. Here we go. Over there at Breitbart is this story by Caroline May headlined: “Dems Predict GOP Cave on Scalia Replacement: ‘It’s Going to Be Deja Vu all Over Again.’” The story begins this way: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are […]

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Poll: Trump’s Attacks On George W. Bush Not Hurting Him In South Carolina – The Daily Caller

After Donald Trump repeatedly attacked George W. Bush in Saturday’s Republican presidential debate, the conventional wisdom was that the attacks could backfire in South Carolina, where the former GOP president is popular among primary voters. But a new Public Policy Polling poll of likely South Carolina Republican primary voters in the two days after the […]

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Campaigns secretly prep for brokered GOP convention – Politico

Candidates, outside groups and party officials are quietly maneuvering for a nomination fight that goes all the way to the bitter end. Mysterious outside groups are asking state parties for personal data on potential delegates, Republican campaigns are drawing up plans to send loyal representatives to obscure local conventions, and party officials are dusting off […]

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FLASHBACK: In 2007, Schumer Called For Blocking All Bush Supreme Court Nominations – The Daily Caller

During a Sunday morning appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer decried the intent of many Senate Republicans to prevent President Barack Obama from appointing the successor to deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. But less than a decade ago, Schumer advocated doing the same exact thing if any additional Supreme Court vacancies […]

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Did We Just See A Trump-Killer Moment? – The American Thinker

Front-Runner Donald Trump may just have crossed a line, one that can’t be un-crossed. Back before the Iowa Caucus, on January 29th, I wrote here in American Thinker that there were only two possible Trump-Killers: 1.    A failure of his crowds to turn out and vote; and, 2.    Saying something that was clearly beyond the […]

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Five things to watch for in the CBS Republican debate

The six remaining Republican presidential candidates will be on stage in Greenville, South Carolina Saturday night for the CBS News Republican debate. The stakes are high for the remaining candidates, as they head into a period of the primary season that relies less on retail politicking. A strong debate performance could be crucial as the […]

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IRS chief: Blame rotten customer service and data hacks on Obamacare – Washington Examiner

Both cybersecurity and customer service at the Internal Revenue Service have suffered because of Obamacare, the agency’s head said in remarks to Congress on Thursday. “Congress, as I noted in my testimony, has underfunded … the Affordable Care Act,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told a panel of the House Appropriations Committee. “That does not remove […]

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Exclusive: Former Obama Defense Intel Chief Says Hillary Should ‘Step Down’ – The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama’s former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) believes Hillary Clinton should drop out of the presidential race to clear the way for the probe of her private email server by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn (Ret.) […]

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GOP establishment stares into the abyss – The Daily Caller

After Trump’s big win and Rubio’s collapse, Republican Party elites suddenly find themselves without a horse to ride. MANCHESTER N.H. – For the establishment wing of the Republican Party, the picture just keeps getting bleaker. Far from winnowing the crowded field of mainstream GOP contenders and allowing it to unify around a standard-bearer, New Hampshire […]

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Secrecy Shrouds Obamacare Co-Op Investigation – The Daily Caller

New York regulators refuse to publicly release key documents that explain the failure of the nation’s largest Obamacare health insurance co-op. New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) reportedly launched an official investigation in September 2015 of Health Republic of New York for “substantial under-reporting” of its finances. Health Republic is one of 13 Obamacare […]

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Bush aims to just survive New Hampshire – Politico

His campaign is in overdrive. The family cavalry is en route. It may not be enough. MANCHESTER, N.H. — The pundits think he’s nearing the end. His donors are itching to jump ship. But Jeb Bush thinks he’s about to take the first step toward an unlikely comeback. “You don’t have to listen to the […]

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Republican Candidates Throw Some Hail Marys In New Hampshire Debate – The Daily Caller

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Knowing the end of their presidential campaigns could come with a poor showing here on Tuesday, some of the Republicans running for the White House threw what looked like Hail Mary passes at the final debate before the New Hampshire primary. The most obvious example of this during the ABC News-sponsored debate […]

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Trump, Rubio likely targets in eighth Republican presidential debate – Reuters

Donald Trump and Marco Rubio could be top targets for rivals’ fire on Saturday when seven Republican White House hopefuls take the stage in New Hampshire for their eighth debate, just days before the state’s high-stakes primary. Billionaire Trump held a wide lead in polls in New Hampshire, with U.S. Senator Rubio of Florida second […]

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Democratic establishment starts to gang up on Sanders – The Hill

Democratic lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol are turning their fire on Bernie Sanders as he marches toward a big win in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), a supporter of Hillary Clinton, warned that Sanders could drag down Democratic candidates running for the House and Senate if he wins the nomination. […]

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Lawmaker Says He’s ‘Never Read Anything That’s More Sensitive’ Than Information In Hillary’s ‘Top Secret’ Emails – The Daily Caller

A member of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that he has “never read anything that’s more sensitive” than the contents of the “Top Secret” Hillary Clinton emails identified by the State Department last week. Utah Rep. Chris Stewart also said during an interview with Fox New’s “America’s Newsroom” that there are “actually more” than […]

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PANIC AT THE GOP YACHT CLUB – The American Spectator

The Cruz is over for it as Trump and Ted take the helm. In the Fall of 2013, I wrote a column for TAS that caused a lot of eye-rolling and chuckles among establishment Republicans. The column, titled “Look to Cruz, Not to Christie,” predicted “the future of the GOP is not Christie but Cruz” […]

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Ted Cruz Wins Iowa Caucuses, Edging Out Trump And Rubio – The Daily Caller

DES MOINES, Iowa — Texas Sen. Ted Cruzwon the Iowa Republican caucuses on Monday, barely edging out businessman Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the first victory of the party nominating season. Voters turned out in large numbers. At one GOP caucus at a middle school in Waukee outside Des Moines, for example, so many […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Secret Fed Docs Show Obama Misled Congress, Public During Debt Limit Crises – The Daily Caller

Federal Reserve Bank of New York officials secretly conducted real-time exercises during the 2011 and 2013 debt-limit crisis that demonstrated the federal government could function during a temporary shutdown by prioritizing spending, even as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew publicly claimed many times that such efforts were “unworkable,” according to a new report by the House Financial […]

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The ‘Magic Number’ That Could Decide Trump vs. Cruz in Iowa – National Review

Des Moines, Iowa — 135,000. That’s the “magic number” to watch Monday night as Republican caucus-goers gather around the Hawkeye State to choose their presidential nominee, according to data collected and analyzed by numerous GOP campaign officials. Four years ago, a record-breaking number of Iowans — 121,503 — participated in the Republican caucuses. If turnout exceeds […]

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22 Hillary Clinton emails declared ‘top secret’ by State Dept. – Politico

A new batch of just over 900 messages released Friday contains 11 deemed ‘secret’. The furor over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account grew more serious for the Democratic presidential front-runner Friday as the State Department designated 22 of the messages from her account “top secret.” It was the first time State has […]

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State to release some Clinton emails on Friday; thousands still delayed – The Hill

The State Department on Friday will release roughly 2,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails, but will delay the final batch of messages until after voters go to the polls in early primary states. In a court filing late on Thursday evening, the department insisted that it “regrets” its inability to publish the final 7,000 pages […]

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Donald Trump Is Aaron Burr Reincarnated

Nearly everyone knows that Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton, but almost nobody knows that Burr was wanted for murder while he was the vice president.  Few people are aware that Aaron Burr was even the vice president at all, and fewer would expect, given the historically serene nature of contemporary politics, that an American vice […]

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