A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

Reflections on American Politics and the Republican Party from a Libertarian Conservative Perspective

This year I find myself in a unique situation. With less than two months until the first votes are cast in the primary season, I am undecided who to support. As long as I can remember there was a candidate early in the process who inspired me, or at least attracted my loyal till political …

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With Mike Huckabee’s decision not to seek the Republican presidential nomination coming on the heels of Haley Barbour’s three weeks ago and other prominent Republicans such as John Thume, Bobbie Jindel and Jeb Bush taking themselves out one has to wonder why they are being so hesitant. Indeed one would have the feeling that they …

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It seems former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has joined the likes of former conservative Joe Scarborough and deciding he likes work in a Manhattan TV studio over running for elective office. Combined with the disastrous week Mitt Romney had where rather than putting the Romneycare issue to bed he has awakened a potentially deadly curse …

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It seems the starter’s gun has sounded and the 2012 presidential race is on in full. With the announcements in the last week by Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, I suspect we will be hearing from most of the major candidates for the Republican nomination in the coming days and weeks. Later today Mike Huckabee …

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I may be showing my age, but this year’s Republican primary for President has some of the feel of 1988. After 8 years of Ronald Reagan, then destined to go down in history as one of the greats, many people were talking about the light Republican field. Conservatives loved Rep Jack Kemp, but while he …

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