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The Post Where We Get a “Well Done!” and Answer With “You are Welcome!!”

June 21, 2014

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There were just too many in the relationship for it to continue. Now clearly I wasn’t expecting a medal but I’m disappointed. My pal Justin at JHPolitics was not happy that Cantor was voted out in the first place, so when Kevin McCarthy was elected to replace him, this was his reaction: What’s pretty ironic […]

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Eric Cantor Continues to Disappoint

June 15, 2014

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From Cantor’s Young Guns book promo; still true Eric Cantor was on Sunday morning talk shows today,  doing what he does best:  talking. If you expected (or hoped) he might throw some support to Brat while he was at it, you were disappointed. But then, when haven’t you been, when it comes to Cantor? Most […]

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Let’s Get Real Here on Voter Turnout Stats in VA 7

June 13, 2014

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Virginia has an open primary process, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party’s primary. With the Democrats in the 7th District having already nominated their candidate at a convention on June 7, they were free to vote in the Republican primary on Tuesday.[13] The […]

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The Booing Nobodies

June 12, 2014

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From the Washington Post, in What Went Wrong for Eric Cantor? Last month in Richmond, Eric Cantor stepped to a microphone in a hotel ballroom full of Republican activists from his home district. He was clearly ticked off. Cantor’s wife and two of his kids were there. His mother was there. His mother-in-law was there. […]

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I’m Pulling for Jeb Hensarling for Majority Leader; Updated: He’s Out, So Now I’m Pulling for Him for Speaker

June 11, 2014

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Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling Word is Eric Cantor is backing fellow Young Gunner Kevin McCarthy to replace him as Majority Leader. They never learn do they?  There is no light of day between Cantor and McCarthy, two peas in a pod. FWIW I’m pulling for Jeb Hensarling at this point. I admire what he’s done […]

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Correcting the Narratives on Eric Cantor’s Loss (and Dave Brat’s Win)

June 11, 2014

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Just got home.  I’m in shock.  Look what we did!!!!!! There was a lot of screaming, high fives, hugging, drinking and eating. LOOK WHAT WE DID?????? LOOK WHAT WE DID!!!!  ~  in my email The moment he learned he had won. Dave with his family Last night my blog stats went crazy as (I’m guessing) […]

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The Tea Party Patriots Proves it Is Pointless

June 10, 2014

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“I’m just so disappointed with the Republican Party and was hoping the tea party can have some influence,” said Adele Ward, an 81-year-old resident of Kerrville, Tex., who wrote a check for $1,000 to the Tea Party Patriots at the end of March. “I was certainly hoping it was to further their agenda and to […]

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The Number One Reason Eric Cantor Should Go

June 8, 2014

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I’ll make this short and sweet and to the point.  There is no mistaking my position where Eric Cantor is concerned. He needs to be defeated. People know where I stand. Not so with Eric Cantor. Mr. Cantor obscures his positions by not holding townhalls and not debating.   Where does Eric Cantor really come […]

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The Texas “Amnesty” Solution

June 4, 2014

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The Republican Party of Texas is holding its convention this weekend Thursday – Saturday at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Committees have been meeting since Monday to discuss amendments to the platform, and as you would expect, immigration is generating the most controversy, particularly regarding guest workers, which some regard as a well-financed scheme by big […]

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Five Signs Eric Cantor is Lying to You

June 2, 2014

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You could always ask him, but it’s more than likely that he will lie about it. Here are some ways to tell for yourself whether the man you elected to Congress is not being truthful. 1. PolitiFact rates most of his stories as FALSE. 2. He refuses to shoot you straight, avoids deep discussions, and runs […]

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Amnesty is in the Air: The Surge in Border Crossings is Intentional

May 29, 2014

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When all signs point to something, it’s a good idea to follow the signs. Last week, in a restaurant near a large shopping mall in McAllen, TX, just a few miles from the Rio Grande, it really hit me what a joke our “border” is. It was mid afternoon, on a weekday.  The parking lot […]

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Eric Cantor Goes Full Out Nativist in Advance of Gutierrez Visit

May 28, 2014

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 Should the nativists be welcomed in the GOP?  Do conservatives have a moral duty to drive them out of the party?  ~Shaun Kenney, Executive Director Republican Party of Virginia Shaun Kenney and Eric Cantor Today  Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a pro-amnesty irritation in the House, will be speaking at the Virginia Capitol in Richmond as part of a […]

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