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Cruz Exposes the Brilliance of Trump

Cruz Exposes the Brilliance of Trump

Refusal to endorse galvanized everyone against Ted, hands Trump another win

by Mark Anderson | Updated 21 Jul 2016 at 10:04 AM

Judging from my Twitter feed, most people equated Ted Cruz’s speech at the Republican National Convention to setting off his political suicide vest on stage. Leading up to the speech, pundits everywhere reminded people that at the end of the bitter 1976 campaign, Reagan gave a brilliant speech, one of his best of all time — but in the end, he endorsed Ford.

But it wasn’t just his words. It was Reagan’s selflessness; his greatness, his devotion, his call to duty and putting country first that rang so true in the hearts and minds of the delegates — and made him the favorite for 1980.

Read the full article at Lifezette

Cruz Exposes the Brilliance of Trump

 

The End of the Republican Party as We Know It?

The End of the Republican Party as We Know It?

The Republican Presidential Race is narrowing to the finish line but will it mean the destruction of the party?  Is it the “Trump effect” or is this a split needing to happen? And are conservatives missing a golden opportunity?

Air Dates: Mar. 5 & 6, 2016 | Jayne Carroll & Wayne Allyn Root

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We all know that politics is messy and have seen devious tricks played by many campaigns over the years.  (Does the “leak” of John McCain allegedly having an affair by the Bush campaign bring back memories?)  But now it’s some of the party members who are getting into the fray: from party leaders and elected officials alike attacking and trying to destroy a fellow teammate to individual voters who say they will sit out voting in the general if their candidate doesn’t win the nomination—even eviscerating supporters of other candidates in sometimes vicious and insulting ways.

Except politics is a team sport. It’s not an individual war, it’s a team effort.  A team sport that must beat the Democrats’ team and their quarterback, whether it’s Hillary or Bernie.

Republican Party Insiders’ War

Mitt Romney is the latest prime example of a party leader to step in to try to stop Trump.  He’s not just attacking Trump but he’s also insulting the people who support Trump. Undeniably, Trump is pulling people into the party, many of whom are first-time or rare voters. Donald Trump is no Reagan, not by any means, but Republicans and especially conservatives, are too busy trading insults that we’re hurting our own team.

Presidential politics - Republican party eating itself?
Many good Christian conservatives hating on Trump—a huge missed opportunity?

Tune in to find out how conservatives are missing an incredible, strategic opportunity this election cycle to grow and expand not just the party but the conservative message. And to do so in a way that could expand the party for years to come.

Our guest this week is Jayne Carroll, a Cruz supporter, is one of the few people who takes herself out of the picture and looks at the race objectively.  Listen to hear her take on both Cruz and Trump, and how the team is being effectual or not.

Then we have Wayne Allyn Root, a Trump supporter, who discusses Trump’s campaign and he believes Trump will bring to the Presidency.

What’s your analysis? And what are your thoughts on re-uniting the party to get Trump supporters to support Cruz as the eventual nominee or vice versa? Let us know in the comments section below.

Links

  • Jayne’s show is on KUIK, Monday through Friday 3-6pm, and can be heard in the Portland area on 1360AM or anywhere via kuik.com
  • Wayne Allyn Root’s site is Root for America – links to all of his books, commentary, and much more can be found there
  • Check out Wayne Allyn Root’s proposed dream team for Trump — what do you think? Let us know in the comments section
  • Paddy Power, the UK gambling company, paid off the bets for a Trump nomination. “Since 1988 the candidate to clean up on Super Tuesday has always gone onto win their party’s nomination,” company spokesman Paddy Power said in a press release. “Good news for Paddy Power punters, if you backed The Donald, come and get your cash – we’re paying out. Bad news for the world, this sh*t just got real.”
  • Bringing in new voters: a blue-collar Democrat for Trump explains why (Rush Limbaugh Show, transcript, March 1, 2016)
  • Bill Kristol lays out strategy to give White House to Hillary (via a brokered convention)

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Can a Conservative Republican Win in 2016?

Can a Conservative Republican Win in 2016?

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Air Dates: September 19 & 20, 2015 | Guest(s)

Love Donald Trump or hate him, he’s drawing hugs crowds and helping to infuse genuine excitement about the Republican chances in 2016. Seven years of Obama, 94 million Americans out of work, and candidate Hillary Clinton the piñata that refills itself. Can Republicans take advantage and can a conservative Republican win in 2016?

For a conservative Republican to win, it’s going to take some strategy and understanding the process and road map to victory. We talk with Greg Leo (former Executive Director of the Oregon Republican Party) about the Republican candidates — and the key elements that could very well lead to a conservative Republican win in 2016. It’s more than just Donald Trump. We analyze the Democrats, what’s likely to happen with Hillary as well as Joe Biden.

And we take a hard look at what could kill Republicans, and conservatives, and lead to yet another moderate as the Republican presidential candidate.

Who are your favorite candidates? Let us know!

Only a Republican

Can a Conservative Republican win in 2015? Yes. If they act like a Republican and what they stand for. Here’s a reminder.

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