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Excellent ad from Corbett camp

Thu, 2014-04-17 20:57
It’s nice to be able to applaud a campaign ad for once. Kudos to whoever made this ad. The campaign would be wise to give you all their money. It’s about time our side started pointing out that all the “cuts” to education have resulted in record high funding. There are so many brilliant aspects […]
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Garbage ads

Tue, 2014-03-18 22:28
It appears that Scott Wagner has won a special election for PA Senate as a write-in. I’d like to preface the rest of this post by confessing that I did not follow this race at all and have spoken to nobody about it.  I couldn’t tell you whether Scott Wagner is the devil or the […]
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A Lack of Nuance

Sun, 2014-03-02 18:44
Having recently railed against the “establishment”, it’s time for a crack at the base. As I have previously asserted, the base is allergic to compromise.  While this idea is widely taken as a given among the establishment and the Left, few take the time to analyze the behavior.  The problem is actually a somewhat broader […]
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A Lack of Trust

Mon, 2014-02-17 16:21
Some weeks ago I was asked my thoughts about the way forward for the conservative movement. I felt a little like I had been asked to provide a proof for Einstein’s general relativity and then handed a napkin and a crayon. I mentioned the obvious “base-vs-establishment” split, but could not see an obvious way forward.  […]
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