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A week ago I told you about the Democratic Party’s superdelegate problem. And that problem may be worse than we first thought. Could registered lobbyists have a bigger vote in the process than you do? This is a Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else. Hillary Clinton continues to hold

I’ve often been asked if the wives of those seeking political office are fair game for political scrutiny. My simple answer is “Yes, but only if they have actually involved themselves in things that the people should know about.” Such is the case with Heidi Cruz, but not necessarily with

“If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.” ― Henry A. Wallace, 33rd Vice President of the United States This is an indictment of every politician who has

According to a recent poll, 73 percent of all Americans oppose increases in federal spending. Since this anti-government spending sentiment is a major reason Republicans control the House and Senate, one would expect the Republican Congress to hold the line on, or even cut, government spending. Yet, despite the Republican

On March 18, U.S. District Judge Richard Story struck down part of Georgia’s stringent ballot access law requiring third party candidates to collect an enormous number of signatures to appear on the ballot, ruling it unconstitutional. Under old law, parties not recognized by the state of Georgia were required to collect signatures from 1 percent

The Ted Cruz campaign machine made a stop in Utah on Saturday in an effort to shore up Senator Cruz’s big lead in the Beehive State. However, one of his stops wasn’t specifically for his own presidential aspirations, it was to help bolster the reelection bid of his good friend,

Just for a change of pace, here’s an example of elected officials governing according to the will of the people. Watchdog.org is reporting that the State of Idaho is just one house floor vote away from legalizing permitless concealed carry of firearms in that state. Last Monday, the Senate State Affairs

On Friday, former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced that he was endorsing and actively campaigning for Ted Cruz! Mitt Romney on Facebook: This week, in the Utah nominating caucus, I will vote for Senator Ted Cruz. Today, there is a contest between Trumpism and Republicanism. Through the

The paradox of the individualistic society is that it can only exist if individuals embrace virtues that are greater than their own needs and whims. A society where each individual acts as a little tyrant, pursuing his desires with total selfishness at the expense of everyone else becomes collectivist as

Sometimes the hypocrisy is just so glaring that it demands you comment on it. In February, David Duke encouraged his supporters to volunteer and vote for Donald Trump. This drew the wrath of all sorts of political pundits, as well as GOP presidential candidates, including constitutionally ineligible Senator Ted Cruz