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As the Campaign Season Heats Up, Dems Have Made It Clear They’ve Gone Off the Deep End

By Bob Ehrlich | September 11, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries As the Campaign Season Heats Up, Dems Have Made It Clear They’ve Gone Off the Deep End With Labor Day weekend now behind us, it’s time to look at what’s working — and what’s not — for the 2020 presidential campaigns. Since 2016, candidate and then-President Trump’s policy agenda has been…

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Average Americans May Not Wear MAGA Hats, But It's Clear How They'll Vote

Average Americans May Not Wear MAGA Hats, But It’s Clear How They’ll Vote

By Bob Ehrlich | September 7, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Average Americans May Not Wear MAGA Hats, But It’s Clear How They’ll Vote On paper, it’s not a fair fight. The Biden-Harris ticket enjoys support from the nation’s leading newspapers (The Washington Post, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times), television networks (ABC, CBS, NBC), cable networks (minus Fox for…

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Let’s Rename ‘The Lincoln Project’ to ‘The Benedict Arnold Project’ – That Makes More Sense

By Bob Ehrlich | September 1, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Let’s Rename ‘The Lincoln Project’ to ‘The Benedict Arnold Project’ – That Makes More Sense Media attention always follows those who disrupt. In 2016, President Trump parlayed this law of politics all the way to the presidency. Four years later, a number of once-prominent Republicans also seek to disrupt a re-election…

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Biden Has Broken a Longstanding American Tradition & It May Cost Him the Election

By Bob Ehrlich | August 14, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Biden Has Broken a Longstanding American Tradition & It May Cost Him the Election “If I’m elected and this [plan for racial economic equality] passes, I’m going to go down as one of the most progressive presidents in American history.” – Joe Biden The 2016 campaign saw President Trump break with…

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What the Left Is Doing Right Now Will Never End, Even if You Give In

By Bob Ehrlich | August 3, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries What the Left Is Doing Right Now Will Never End, Even if You Give In Maybe it’s time to reacquaint ourselves with Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech. The 40th president’s words sought to ensure that we would never have to teach our children what America was like “when men…

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Biden, Defunding Cops and a Few Other Thoughts on America's Summer of Discontent

Biden, Defunding Cops and a Few Other Thoughts on America’s Summer of Discontent

By Bob Ehrlich | July 27, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries BIDEN, DEFUNDING COPS AND A FEW OTHER THOUGHTS ON AMERICA’S SUMMER OF DISCONTENT Today’s chameleon-like Joe Biden would not recognize his 35-year voting record in the Senate, and not just because Joe has a difficult time remembering anything these days. That Biden was the reflexively left-leaning “Amtrak Joe” — a Northeastern…

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The Real Joe

By Bob Ehrlich | July 15, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries The Real Joe Biden Maybe this time the traditional old rule applies: “It’s all about the incumbent.” Or, more precisely, “It’s only about the incumbent.” Such an arrangement seems suitable to all. Per former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Democrats and their media enablers: The less coming from Joe’s basement, the…

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Leftist activists burn American flags at an area designated as "Black Lives Matter Plaza" near the White House in Washington on July 4, 2020.

Our Values Are Under Attack – Now What?

By Bob Ehrlich | July 8, 2020

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Ignore the Media, Focus on the Counternarrative If you feel as though your most fundamental shared values are under attack — they are. If you feel as though you were unprepared for the now daily (hourly) attacks — you were. If you feel unsure about what to do about all of…

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Ignore the Media, Focus on the Counternarrative

Ignore the Media, Focus on the Counternarrative

By Bob Ehrlich | June 26, 2020

Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Ignore the Media, Focus on the Counternarrative As the respective parties promote their conflicting visions of reality for the voting public, an overused rhetorical term appears with ever-increasing frequency: “narrative.” The versatile noun pops up in seemingly every media report, as left and right strive to steer the national conversation. (That the…

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The Left Has Completely Abandoned Free Speech

By Bob Ehrlich | June 19, 2020

The Left Has Completely Abandoned Free Speech What theory of governance encourages the banning and burning of books, coerces agreement with its central tenets, practices revisionist history, perfects virtue-signaling, disparages dissenting opinion, invents social constructs to minimize speech, indoctrinates gullible students, revels in civil disobedience, holds idealistic appeal for young people, specializes in utopian platitudes…

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