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Barry Goldwater

Memo to GOP ‘Never Trumpers’: Reagan Isn’t Rising From the Dead

Larry Elder, A “never Trump” friend I’ve known since law school writes: “My former partner is old enough to have voted for Barry Goldwater. And like me, he is pro-choice, pro-gay rights and libertarian, so there are some Neanderthal Republicans out there who are just too distasteful to vote for. So, like me, he often

Ann Coulter: Phyllis Stewart Schlafly, 1924-2016

Phyllis Schlafly, the St. Louis-born American intellectual who grew from a shy and beautiful girl to become one of the most influential political activists of the 20th and 21st century, died today, Monday, September 5, 2016 according to Eagle Forum. Schlafly has written or co-written more than 20 books, on military policy, education, legal and

Phyllis Schlafly RIP: I’m for America and America First’

Julia Hahn, Breitbart Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly died on Monday afternoon. The “Sweetheart of the Silent Majority” passed away surrounded by family in her home in Ladue, Missouri just a short 10-minute drive from where she was born in St. Louis on August 15, 1924. Her death marks a palpable loss for the conservative movement

Is 2016 Redrawing the Political Map?

Michael Barone, Is the political map, so familiar that even non-pundits offhandedly refer to red, blue and purple states, changing before our eyes? Yes, at least to a limited extent — and it’s probably about time. The political map has been pretty static for almost two decades, the longest since the 1880s. In the last

Pat Buchanan: Trump’s Road Still Open

At stake in 2016 is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Senate and, possibly, control of the House of Representatives. Hence, Republicans have a decision to make. Will they set aside political and personal feuds and come together to win in November, after which they can fight over the future of the party, and

Ohioans Fuming at Kasich’s RNC No-Show

Wayne Madsen | Infowars, There were no Bushes, Romneys, or McCains present either. The Republican National Convention that nominated Donald Trump for the presidency of the United States has come to an end. Clevelanders are happy that things will return to normalcy as street barriers are lifted, the heavy law enforcement presence ends, and throngs

Just Who Is the ˜Establishment?’

Ken Blackwell, We all claim to hate the “establishment.” And why not? Look at the mess around us. It’s obvious that the folks in charge haven’t done a very good job. But who is the establishment? The term gets tossed around a lot as an insult these days – even by some people who sure

The Campaign Brings Out the Worst in Nearly Everybody

Suzanne Fields, Presidential campaigns bring out the best and the worst in the American partisan. The nominating conventions evoke exuberance and awe, excessive indulgence and sometimes even quiet dignity. Some speakers express humility and others parade a supercilious arrogance. The worst of the arrogance is demonstrated by the pretentious preeners, demanding unqualified appreciation of their

Like Father, Like Son: Mitt Romney Shivs Donald Trump Like his Dad Knifed Barry Goldwater

Neil W. McCabe, Breitbart  Former Massachusetts governor W. Mitt Romney told “Face The Nation” host John Dickerson Wednesday that his conscience would not allow him to vote for his party’s presumptive nominee Donald Trump, reports “It’s a matter of personal conscience,” he said. “I can’t vote for either of those two people,” he said at the

Trump and the Ghost of Barry Goldwater #Trump2016

Fred Barnes, The GOP candidate in 1964 didn’t try to unify the party and paid the price. A 2016 course correction is needed. Donald Trump has committed the Barry Goldwater mistake. In his 1964 speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Goldwater said that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and “moderation in