Undeniable betrayal is what will finally be the last straw for perhaps a critical mass of disillusioned gun-owning voters.
The only way to stop Republican infidelity is to show the GOP that betrayal will not be rewarded.
In identity politics, loyalty to race, ethnic group and gender often trump the claims of party. The diversity Democrats celebrate is one day going to pull their party apart.
What does American democracy now offer the world as its foremost attribute, its claim to greatness?
The proposed ban would significantly increase the area where shooting is not permitted, to include private property.
By punishing politically incorrect speech and making punitive examples of free thinkers, tech titans are enforcing their own authoritarian version of Silicon Valley sharia.
Progressives fail to understand that what they describe as ever more desirable diversity, millions of Americans see as the conquest of their country by an endless flood of uninvited strangers.
The personal connection and experience will gain ground that no amount of advertising and speechifying can get for us.
Democrats fight savagely and for keeps, while Republicans — street-fighter Trump excepted — are wimps, often bewailing any loss of camaraderie with their colleagues across the aisle.
Serial compromises and betrayals that demotivate a growing number constituents ought to be what really scares Republicans.
After the victory of Donald Trump in 2016, the GOP held the Senate and House, two-thirds of the governorships, and 1,000 more state legislators than they had on the day Barack Obama took office.
Concessions on these measures by the NRA, which in turn gives the green light to Republicans, is nothing short of preemptive surrender.
President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan’s House just put the future of their party on the line.
It’s quite troubling that the GOP’s thin Senate majority just became anorexic, but this election by itself is not a predictor of a Democratic rout in 2018.
Millions of everyday American conservatives — even if they don’t wholly approve of Trump’s style, manners or idiosyncrasies — are cheering Trump.
The GOP can not live by tax cuts alone, and may pay a heavy price for not repealing and replacing Obamacare. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco 2017.
Republican candidates will have to decide how close they wish to get to President Trump, or how far away they can risk going and survive.
Republican politicians ignore gun owners for two prominent reasons. Money and political factionalism have marginalized the gun vote.
The National Rifle Association has announced that it supports the review of bump fire stocks to see if they are in accordance with current federal law..
Throwing a scrap of meat to a pack of circling jackals and expecting them to then leave you alone is hardly “commonsense” …
In the days of Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, Congress was a rival to even strong presidents. Those days are long gone.
With Republicans in control of the White House, the Senate, & the House, there is no excuse for not bringing pro-rights legislation to the floors of congress for record votes..
Seven moderate Republicans voted against the clean Obamacare repeal bill in the Senate. All of these senators except for Sen. Collins voted to rescind Obamacare in 2015.
I wonder if a leftist entertainer, holding a simulated severed head of our president & other Hollywood types ever considered that these seedy displays would stimulate real violence???
After pro-gun posturing by Republicans in the NC Senate, it turns out they may never have had any intention of voting with gun owners on HB746.