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Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and her assortment of conspiracy theories and bigoted history make her stain on the Republican Party and conservatism. It’s no wonder, therefore, that the Democratic Party and liberals in the media want to make her the face of the party and modern conservatism. But, there is a danger in this, and the intrepid fact checkers at PolitiFact demonstrated this on Thursday.

In a lengthy article under the headline “What the Equality Act debate gets wrong about gender, sex,” PolitiFact notes:

Much of the political debate has centered on gender identity — particularly Greene’s notion that…


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Some conservatives, citing the Trump era, yearn for a new foreign policy, but have ended up contradicting themselves

During his presidency, Donald Trump’s most controversial foreign policy act was the decision to drone Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani after a series of attacks on U.S. interests in Iraq. Naturally, those who supported the decision were mostly conservatives. Fast forward to Thursday and Friday and President Biden’s decision to issue his own retaliatory strike after a similar serious of attacks against, not a uniformed general, but militia in Syria and a significant number of conservatives balked.

One does not have time to list all of them, so here’s just one example from Rep. Lauren Boebert:

The failure to distinguish…


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While others are pessimistic, Republican governor of Maryland Larry Hogan is optimistic that the party can move beyond Trump, saying “So, I think the party has a winning message. We just had a bad messenger, and I think we’ve got to move on from the cult of Donald Trump and return to the basic principles that the party has always stood for.”

This all makes sense. Unfortunately, immediately before this, Hogan also said, “Many people who are like, from my wing of the party, who are common sense conservatives that we’re not really Donald, strong Donald Trump supporters. They all…


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There’s a popular story involving former Reagan-era Secretary of State George Shultz, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 100. The story goes that before an American ambassadors left to take up their post, the secretary would ask the ambassador-to-be to point to their country on a globe. The ambassador would inevitably point to the country of their posting at which point Shultz would spin the globe back and put his finger on the United States and remind them “that’s your country.”

This gentle served as a warning to American diplomats to avoid falling in the trap of…


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According to the folks at the Republican polling outlet Echelon Insights, in October 2020, 59% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said that they identify as Trump voters first, whereas only 30% said they consider themselves to be Republicans first.

Despite all the talk about how most Republicans believe that Trump really won, those numbers converged in November with 46% identifying with Trump and 43% with the party. These numbers suggest that despite all the talk, Trump’s grip on the party, which is assumed to be iron tight by people who both love and hate him, is perhaps less so.

Those…


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On Wednesday Delaware Sen. Tom Carper introduced legislation that would make Washington D.C. the 51st state. No doubt, similar legislation for Puerto Rico is just around the corner. During the last campaign, Democrats increasingly called for both to become states and Republicans balked, describing the idea as nothing more than a ploy for Democrats to gain four more Senate seats.

Republican concerns were not unwarranted. The calls to add states was part of the left’s response to a number of things they have deemed to be unfair. One of those things is the undemocratic nature of the Senate which, according…


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One of the biggest lies we tell ourselves is that a friend is someone who loves you just the way you are and that if someone tells you that you need to change, then that person is just a hater. In reality, a friend is sometimes the one who needs to light a fire under your backside and tell you what you do not wish to hear.

After Joe Biden was formally inaugurated on Wednesday, tech reporters reported that some believers in QAnon conspiracy theories lost hope and realized that it was all just a sham all along perpetuated by…


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After the events of January 6, we should be asking how to prevent, not only such an event, but the series of events that led up to it, from happening again. The Senate convicting Donald Trump on charges of inciting the insurrection is one suggestion often talked about, but what about some other Trump-like president in the future? A 28th Amendment to the Constitution to make some changes to the process, as well as to make some things so clear that even Donald Trump and Louie Gohmert can understand them may be the answer.

Section 1: The terms of President…


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Trying to figure out why your side lost an election is never fun and never easy, but they are some of the most important bits of analysis any political observer can do. When Donald Trump won in 2016, the question everyone — left, right, and center — asked was why?

If there was one explanation that gained credibility with all sides it was that Hillary Clinton voters lived in a bubble. Even SNL mocked the idea of liberal bubbles after that election. 2016 was proof that the Democratic Party had lost touch with Americans who live outside of the political…


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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley plans to object during the counting of the electoral votes in Congress on January 6. He also wants to be president.

Hawley’s December 30 announcement is nothing more or less than a cynical and naked attempt to grab power. Hawley knows full well that there is zero percent chance that Donald Trump is sworn in for a second time on January 20 and that Sen. John Thune is correct when he says that the challenge “would go down like a shot dog.” …

Alex Christy

Writing about politics and other interesting things. Contributing Writer to NewsBusters. Member of YAF’s National Journalism Center’s Spring 2019 class.

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