The Purple GOP and Why it Must Bleed Red Again

By Janice Barlow WELL, IT’S FINALLY HERE. The year of the midterm elections. Instead of being revved up and ready to hit the ground running, Republicans seem skittish. The candidates and Congress members are not red-blooded anymore. They are oxygen depleted and absorbing the blue of the liberals. They are turning purple. Some are announcing their retirement, like Senator Orin Hatch (Utah) who served for 40 years. He certainly should retire though. His most likely replacement at this point is Mitt Romney, another moderate with a slightly better liberty score,…

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Roy Moore and the Normalization of Right Wing Extremism

By Janice Barlow Tomorrow Alabama holds its special election for its state Senate seat. Republican Roy Moore is going up against Democrat Doug Jones in a very red state. Moore will likely win, but as of now, that is an unknown result. Jeff Sessions held the seat, but was promoted to the position of Attorney General. Now there is a vacancy that was assumed would be easily filled by a Republican. A primary was held last September in which mainstream Republican Luther Strange, endorsed by President Trump, battled against Roy…

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Why A New Party Is The Best Option: A Closer Look at the Federalist Party

by Patricia Garza, Guest Contributor Conservative writer and CRTV host, Steve Deace mentions the Federalist Party as one of four options in trying something new for Conservatism: 1. HOSTILE TAKEOVER OF THE GOP 2. BOLSTER AN EXISTING THIRD PARTY 3. CREATE A NEW PARTY 4. REPRIORITIZE, THEN RE-ENGAGE (through cultural changes) However, in the end Deace doesn’t realize that he has the following and influential connections to help a new party, like the Federalist Party, rise above the rest. Let’s address each of the options. The Tea Party already tried to…

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