The Right

Run Ron, Run!

Run Ron, Run!

Apr 18 2010

Normally, a septuagenarian obstetrician with a penchant for lengthy disquisitions on monetary policy would not seem a promising presidential candidate. And in 2008, Ron Paul

Manhunt

The Bronze Age

The Bronze Age

Nov 08 2008

Nice guys finish last. Real conservatives don’t even finish third. That’s the sad takeaway from the longest yet least eventful presidential campaign in American history.

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The Race for 3rd Place

The Race for 3rd Place

Oct 06 2008

It’s beginning to look a lot like 2000. A prominent conservative bolts the GOP and wins the presidential nomination of an established third party. Early

Politics

Second Thoughts on the Dixiecrats

Second Thoughts on the Dixiecrats

Jul 30 2008

In my recent piece on the return of the conservative Democrat, I observed, “It remains to be seen whether the Dixiecrat revival will last.” If

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The Dixiecrats Rise Again

The Dixiecrats Rise Again

Jul 23 2008

Travis Childers may be an important part of the Democratic Party’s future. After GOP Congressman Roger Wicker of Mississippi was elevated to the upper chamber

Politics

McCain-Clinton “€˜08!

McCain-Clinton “€˜08!

Jun 07 2008

Now that Hillary Clinton has mercifully pulled the plug on her presidential campaign, the talking heads are consumed with the idea of her accepting the

Manhunt

Keeping Up With Walter Jones

Keeping Up With Walter Jones

May 11 2008

Challenger Joe McLaughlin was half right in describing the stakes of the North Carolina 3rd Congressional District’s Republican primary: It was, as he told Congressional

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Barr None

Barr None

Apr 02 2008

Before the Gravelanche, word began to circulate that another more promising major-party defector might seek the Libertarian presidential nomination: former Republican Congressman Bob Barr. Gravel

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What the Hell Happened to Jim?”€”James Webb Talks Like Pat Buchanan, Votes Like Harry Reid

What the Hell Happened to Jim?”€”James Webb Talks Like Pat Buchanan, Votes Like Harry Reid

Mar 17 2008

During the 2006 elections, there was one candidate for office who excited disaffected conservatives more than any other. No, it wasn’t a Republican like John

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The Revolution and the Republican Party

The Revolution and the Republican Party

Feb 27 2008

  This is the final installment in a four-part symposium on the Ron Paul movement. John Derbyshire, Justin Raimondo, and Paul Gottfried have made previous

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Who’s the Real Peace Candidate?

Who’s the Real Peace Candidate?

May 16 2007

By W. James Antle III Debating in Ronald Reagan’s shadow in Simi Valley, there were plenty of Republican presidential hopefuls willing to deviate on social