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Krista Branch Day at IdaFlo

By idaflo | September 8th, 2010 | No Comments » 

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Tea Party is NOT racist: Nate Whigham and Herman Cain Speak on NAACP (VIDEO)

By idaflo | July 22nd, 2010 | No Comments » 

Check this out. (Hat tip to “I hate the Media blog)

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Now Clarence Thomas’ wife goes public against Obama

By idaflo | June 30th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Virginia ThomasHe’s ‘moving country away from founding principles’

Posted: June 30, 2010  By Chelsea Schilling © 2010 WorldNetDaily

When at least a million taxpayers stormed Washington, D.C., taking their fight against growth of big government to the front door of the U.S. Capitol last year, the explosion of patriotism inspired the wife of one of the most powerful men in the world to reignite the nation’s passion for the U.S. Constitution. Read More »

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Will the Republican Party learn from Britain’s example?

By idaflo | May 10th, 2010 | No Comments » 

It appears that the Democrat Party as beyond repair.  If you disagree, please use facts and history to debate, not emotion and sentiment.  I have not been offered a genuine debate or even been able to engage in a simple discussion conducted with someone from the Liberal Left;  What have I  seen?  I’ve seen them engaging in name calling, ridicule and disrespect toward Conservatism and specifically me as “one of those”.  Barack H. Obama is a case in point.

There is another important issue, and that concerns the power structure in the Republican Party.  Big money that enters into the party via each coast and the more liberal urban areas too often determines the direction of this party that has ALWAYS done better in elections and policy-making when they stay true to conservative, foundational principles.  That’s what the Tea Party or what I would describe as the Disenfranchised Voter – Constitutional Neighbor to Neighbor Coalition as being all about

David Cameron of the U.K.

Lessons for the GOP from the UK Election

Republicans, if they learn from Conservatives, can avoid big blunders.

BY Fred Barnes

May 9, 2010 12:15 AM

Conservatives came in first in Thursday’s election in Great Britain, but it’s their failure to win a majority that Republicans should examine for the lessons it teaches.  If the GOP listens, they’ll improve their chance of winning control of Congress in the congressional midterm election on November 2.

A few months ago, Conservatives held a lead of 15 to 20 percentage points in opinion polls over the ruling Labor party – a lead that translated into a landslide of historic proportions and a majority of seats in Parliament.  But by election day, their lead had shrunk to 6 to 8 points and they fell 20 seats short of a majority.

Three things happened to limit Conservatives’ gains.…(article is linked here)

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