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Archive of posts published in the category: Republicans

The Stain on the GOP

Bret Stephen tries to interject some reason and facts into the campaign but this seems about as welcome as wisdom and experience. Those of us who thought that such ignorance and prejudice were minor if loud elements of the Republicans…

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Political Inactivism

Kevin Williamson is probably one of the most excerpted writers on Rebel Yid.  I was fortunate to meet him lat year at Freedom Fest in Las Vegas. He has a creative and unconventional way of viewing the great debates. He…

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When Opportunity is Turned into Entitlement

Sheldon G. Adelson writes in the Wall Street Journal,  I Didn’t Leave the Democrats. They Left Me There is an anti-Israel movement among the rank and file, and the party no longer appears to value self-reliance, charity and accountability. 11/4/12 Excerpts: My…

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Rebelyid on the Cordoba House Mosque

The zoning of the Mosque is an issue for the city.  We may have an opinion, but it is a local zoning issue. We either have religious tolerance or we do not.  We either believe in freedom of religion or…

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Zombie Politicians

How would have the Republican establishment have reacted if the tea party candidates had remained in the race or become the sore losers like Charlie Crisp and Lisa Murkowski?  That question led me to the idea of Rebublican Chemotherapy which…

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The Pivotal Fight of NY 23

The Race in NY District 23 has become a pivotal fight for the soul of the Republican Party. Dede Scozzafava was run by the Republican machine but has been so thoroughly rejected by the Republican grass roots that she has…

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The Lost Party?

The Republican Party is most assuredly going through an identity struggle, and the pundits obfuscate the issues by speaking in only the most general terms. The controversy within the party is whether it should become more conservative, faulting moderation for…

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The Moving Center

The Libertarian Party had its roots in the Nixon Administration, in what many considered Nixon’s betrayal of the Goldwater Conservative values. His effort to combat the effects of inflation with wage and price controls indicated that he had limited faith…

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