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The Thrill Is Gone – The Denver Smackdown

I’ve been exchanging emails all night with friends, sharing our thoughts on tonight’s presidential debate in Denver or — as I’ve come to refer to it — the Denver Smackdown. There were tons of observations, jokes, and predictions flying around, but my overall, quickie takeaway is that Romney ruled. My favorite thing about tonight was […]

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Who Do You Want to See Concede?

Who do you most want to hear concede tonight? My top votes are: 1) Bob "Who're You?" Etheridge (I work for his opponent Renee Ellmers who could use your vote…

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I Love, Love, Love This Ad

The oldest girl in this ad has a serious future in advertising or acting if she wants one. This is one of my favorite ads this year. The ending is…

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Answering Union Influence in Elections — The Concord Project GOTV

Today The Concord Project launches. On November 2nd, Americans will, once again, head to the ballot box in what may be the most important election facing this nation's future in…

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On Obama's Iraq Speech

Rick already provided a link to the speech and some excerpts. I'll just add a bit of commentary. Jim Hoft's headline is a good summary of my take: Pathetic Cut-&-Runner…

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End the Stranglehold on Congress (NC-2)

Full disclosure: I have been working for Renee Ellmers for Congress since May. I have gotten to know Renee really well and the more I know about her, the more…

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On All Those Rich Crooked Bloggers Who Live in the Daily Caller's World

Dan Riehl, Melissa Clouthier and others already ripped that ridiculous Daily Caller story to shreds yesterday, but I had a few comments of my own to add. If you missed…

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Protest of Arizona Illegal Immigration Law in Raleigh, NC

My friend, blogger Katy Benningfield, is fearless. She was the only conservative in attendance at a march opposing the Arizona immigation law in Raleigh this week. She even wore a…

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Happy Independence Day Links

I hope everyone is having a nice holiday weekend with family and friends. Take a few minutes between the grilling and swimming and whatever else you might be doing to…

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Thank you, Hugh

I was shocked and saddened, as I am sure all Hugh's readers were, to hear the news of his passing. My prayers are with his family and friends, especially his…

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Hot Guys on the Right

Melissa Clouthier has released her much anticipated list of The Hottest Conservative Men for 2010. I was surprised to see almost no politicians on the list, but considering how popular…

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My Favorite Performance on the American Idol Finale

This had to be my favorite performance of the night, what was yours? Tuesday night my daughter said "We are seeing the end of American Idol as we know it."…

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Chilling Economic News

I guess I already knew this was happening. I knew beforehand that it was inevitable with the policies put in place. But seeing it in print was still depressing and…

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Sestak Says It's Not His Responsibility

Today on Meet the Press, the Democrat candidate for Senate, Joe Sestak, admitted he was offered a job by the White House (via Politico): Sestak acknowledged in an interview in…

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NC-7 Ilario Pantano for Congress and the Primary Losers Who Won't Accept Defeat

In my early days of blogging and column writing one of my most frequent topics was the war in Iraq. I was appalled by much of the media coverage and…

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Another Hollywood Hypocrite

I found a link to this CNS story at Big Hollywood. Hollywood actress Ashley Judd said she takes steps to leave a "small carbon footprint" on a "daily basis" by…

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The Tennesse Floods – How You Can Help

Maybe it is because liberals have not yet figured out a way to blame Dick Cheney for it — I don't know why, but for whatever reason the flooding in…

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A Comparison in Pictures

A Comparison in Pictures

Steve already provided some video and pointed out the folded arms of those listening to Obama's speech in Afghanistan, but the pictures posted by Andrew Malcolm comparing a picture from…

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Josh Marshall — Beyond Absurd

I have discussed this with several other bloggers. A couple have told me he doesn't really believe this. That was my first reaction. You know, because it is so 100…

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Parlimentarian Ruling on Minor Pell Grant Provisions Sends HC Bill Back to the House

Via Senatus:A spokesman for "Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the bill making changes in President Barack Obama's newly enacted health care overhaul will have to go back to the…

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Fire Pelosi

Dan Riehl says, "If anyone thinks we can last until 2012 without firing Nancy Pelosi by re-taking the House, you really need to think, again. After this weekend, I wouldn't…

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Health Care Vote Schedule

Michelle Malkin has a good rundown of today's schedule including the estimated timing of the GOP's Motion to Recommit. Sister Toldjah has more commentary. According to all the reports I…

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The Latest Outrage from the Outrageous Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi has said some pretty outrageous things. Claiming she was either not informed and/or lied to regarding enhanced interrogation methods when all evidence is to the contrary comes to…

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Don't Let Up and Don't Accept the Spin

Dan Riehl has two must read posts today. The first is a list of those who are still on the fence on health care and the other is about the…

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Could This Be The Best Way to Kill Obamacare?

It is being reported that President Obama will refuse to campaign for those voting "no" on Obamacare. This might just be the best strategy possible — for those wanting to…

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