Ron Bonjean


Tea Party, Scott Brown Good for GOP in 2010

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Since Robert Schlesinger came up with reasons 2010 was good for Democrats, here are as many reasons why it was a great year for Republicans:

[See a slide show of 7 reasons 2010 was good for Republicans.]

Scott Brown: The election of Scott Brown to the United States Senate was the political “shot ...

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Minority Leader Pelosi Would Mean Years of GOP Rule

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Winning over 60 House Republican seats and six Senate seats is a great victory. Having Speaker Nancy Pelosi serve as the Democratic minority leader during the next Congress? Priceless.

[See where Pelosi gets her campaign money.]

This is the same speaker of the House who presided over a left-wing ...

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Obama's Infrastructure Plan Is a Sham Proposal

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Rocked by spiraling approval numbers fueled by a weak economy, President Obama has introduced a massive $350 billion spending stimulus package in a desperate and cynical attempt to buy votes for November’s election. If the election was a football game, we are now in the fourth quarter and both ...

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Biden's Boehner Attack Shows White House Hitting Panic Button

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Who would have thought that this month would turn out this way for Democrats? August is usually the time in Washington where Congress goes home and campaigns. People either catch up on work or go on vacations before the post-Labor Day election roller-coaster begins. It is also the time when many of ...

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5 Bad Democratic Policy Ideas

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Robert Schlesinger argues that the GOP has a few bad policy ideas. I strongly disagree with him and contend that because the Democrats run the White House and Congress, we have witnessed misguided and irresponsible policy proposals that are having a negative impact on our country. Here are five ...

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5 Reasons to Oppose Elena Kagan's Supreme Court Nomination

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By Ron Bonjean, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

The Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week will heat up her confirmation process in the media. Without her lack of judicial experience producing little information about her, there has been a sense ...

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Harry Reid's Nuclear Strategy Against Sharron Angle Will Fizzle

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By Ron Bonjean, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

After the Nevada primary, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is still fighting an uphill battle. Democratic strategists are now seeing new signs of life in Reid's campaign based on the Nevada primary GOP selection of Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle. The ...

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Sestak Job Offer Questions Underscore Obama's Lack of Transparency

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By Ron Bonjean, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Just like the BP camera has allowed us to watch millions of gallons of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico after the collapse of the “Deep Horizon” oil rig, President Obama should install an Oval Office camera or “Oval Cam” in the White House after the ...

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