Ann Coulter: Your ‘to do’ list to save America

 The most important words printed in the New York Times since “REAGAN EASILY BEATS CARTER” were from a front-page article last Sunday about how, after six years of Obama, the federal judiciary is now dominated by Democratic appointees. Edward Whelan, head of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, responded to this by saying: “The best […] Read More →

The 25 Most Influential People On The Right For 2014

John Hawkins Honorable Mentions: Sheldon Adelson, Roger Ailes, Brent Bozell, Ben Carson, Tucker Carlson, Todd Cefaratti, Chris Chocola, Jim DeMint, Jonathan Garthwaite, Trey Gowdy, Greg Gutfeld, Darrell Issa, Bobby Jindal, Matt Kibbe, Charles Krauthammer, Mike Lee, Kathryn Jean Lopez, Michelle Malkin, Alex Marlow, Jenny Beth Martin, Bill O’Reilly, Tony Perkins, Judson Phillips, Reince Priebus, Glenn […] Read More →

3rd party candidates could tip key Senate races

 A pizza deliveryman in North Carolina, a “libertarian cop” in Kentucky and an Alaska candidate — but not the one who was expected — hope to do what a Kansas businessman did this week: shake up Senate races as third-party candidates, an often-dismissed lot. Greg Orman isn’t a household name, but he’s getting attention now. […] Read More →

NYT: Democrats Using Ferguson Shooting To Mobilize Voters For 2014

Matt Vespa Democrats are using the tragic shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month to mobilize black voters ahead of the midterm elections. It could impact the races in Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Arkansas, where black voters represent a significant part of the electorate. African-Americans represent thirty percent of eligible voters […] Read More →

Ranking the 2014 Senate Republican Nominees

The Best Candidates for Conservatism  Like it or not, the establishment had their way with the 2014 Republican field. The “conservative alternative” candidates failed to top the GOP preferred choices. But that does not mean there lacks some candidates that conservatives can get behind.  In some cases, both sides favored the same nominee, and there […] Read More →

Ted Cruz Says Border Crisis Tops Agenda for 2014 Vote

 Texas Senator Ted Cruz said the outcome of the 2014 midterm elections will hinge on a debate over President Barack Obama’s leadership in the world and whether more amnesty should be granted to those trying to cross the border from Mexico. The “humanitarian crisis is a direct result of President Obama’s policy,” of giving amnesty […] Read More →

GOP Establishment Incumbent Sweep 2014 Primaries

Conservatives Unimpressed by 2014 Slate  The 2014 Republican primaries for US Senate races gave a clean sweep for the establishment wing of the Republican Party. The “electable” candidates have all been nominated, so a failure to capture the US Senate by the GOP will not be easily - or credibly - blamed on the tea […] Read More →

Libertarians could cause problems for Republicans in key Senate races

 Libertarians a factor in key Senate races but downplay GOP spoiler theory. Libertarian voters, advocating everything from less government to legalized pot, seem the perfect wildcard in any November election, peeling off Democratic or Republican votes. However, their stronger allegiance to the Republican Party and frequent opposition to establishment candidates continue to create more problems […] Read More →

Warner vs. Gillespie in Virginia Senate debate

Predicting the effect of debate performances on political races is always tricky, but there aren’t too many observers who doubt that Republican Ed Gillespie handily won the first debate against incumbent Democrat Senator Mark Warner in Virginia this weekend.   Warner is currently ahead by 10 points in the polls, which isn’t an overwhelming lead for […] Read More →

Heads up! Super-Full-Moon is here

Look! Up in the sky! It’s supermoon!  Because our celestial neighbor is relatively close to Earth, these full moons will appear to be unusually large. That distance varies because the moon follows an elliptical orbit. When it’s close and full, it appears bigger and brighter than normal, although the difference can be hard to detect. […] Read More →

In The Senate Race GOP still favored for 2014

According to Politico, the Republicans are closing in on a senate majority, come 2014: Republicans have more options.  They’ve landed top recruits to take on first-term senators in New Hampshire and Colorado, nominated credible female candidates in open-seat contests in Michigan and Iowa, protected all of their incumbents from tea party challenges and thwarted more […] Read More →

How the GOP Will Lose the US Senate in 2014

Republicans Making All the Wrong Moves To paraphrase Rush Limbaugh, it looks like the GOP establishment is attempting “to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.” If recent behavior is any indication, it looks like they are working over-time to do so. Even with polls showing that Republicans would currently take control of the US Senate, […] Read More →

Tea party questions Barbour’s role in senate race

 Haley Barbour almost certainly isn’t running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state’s battle for the GOP Senate nomination. Barbour is the patriarch of a politically savvy family driving Sen. Thad Cochran’s bid for a seventh […] Read More →