the republican jesse jackson

Conservative commentator David Frum, a former special assistant to Bush 43, warns his fellow Republicans against worshipping fat, er, false idols: Rush knows what he is doing. The worse conservatives do, the more important Rush becomes as leader of the ardent remnant. The better conservatives succeed, the more we become a broad national governing coalition, […]

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barack w. obama

When it comes to eliminating earmarks, Obama’s no better than his predecessor, the self-proclaimed “reformer with results.” “We need earmark reform and when I’m president, I will go line by line to make sure we’re not spending money unwisely,” McCain said, reading back Obama’s words at a debate last fall. “That’s the quote, the promise […]

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the republican ben franklin

Just an entertainer? According to a speaker at the Conservative Political Action Committee, Rush Limbaugh is much more than that: The king of England sat with his advisers, and they read the writings of Ben Franklin. They said, “The colonists will never be successful if they read what he writes.” Just as the king’s successor, […]

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