J.D. Thorpe

Posted November 25, 2012

This year’s presidential election was a history-altering event for America. The nation chose, for its future, a course in diametric opposition to the core principles on which it was founded.

Posted April 21, 2012

After endorsing RINO Trey Grayson in the Kentucky GOP primary, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell ate crow when then-candidate Rand Paul pulled off an upset victory over the establishment’s pick.

Posted March 24, 2012

“Give me liberty, or give me death!” With that thunderous declamation on March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry, the trumpet of the American Revolution, punctuated his famous speech that forever changed the course of history, and with it, mankind’s pursuit of liberty.

Posted January 27, 2012

Gingrich is the personification of everything that’s wrong with politics. At time when a large portion of the Republican Party is adopting the limited-government beliefs of the Tea Party, Gingrich is trying to position himself as the conservative candidate in the race.

Posted November 03, 2011

Many – including the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) crowd – have expressed outrage over Bank of America’s recent attempt to charge customers a $5 monthly fee to use their debit card. These people deplored the move and used it as another symbol of greedy Wall Street “Robber Barons” sticking it to the little guy.

Posted September 08, 2011

“Get out of the way.” With this statement, John Galt articulated the simple and necessary policy solution to the disastrous centrally-planned economy in Atlas Shrugged. It’s also sage advice that President Obama should consider before he unveils his latest jobs plan before the Joint Session of Congress tonight.

Posted August 04, 2011

During the entire process of the debt ceiling battle, many politicians, and pundits repeated similar nonsense about democracy working better through compromise. Yet often compromise is the bane of our political system and a major hindrance to our ability to enact good public policy.

Posted July 28, 2011

This is our moment to take a stand and attempt to change the unsustainable course we are on. Doing nothing or making negligible cuts will seal a Greece-like fate for our future. This is not intended to scare people through fear-mongering or demagoguery. It’s the simple reality of our situation.

Posted July 18, 2011

What does racial prejudice have to do with the debt ceiling debate? For the average person the answer to this question isn’t obvious.

Posted June 22, 2011

The "N" word is a deplorable utterance that has elucidated the ignorance of a certain demographic in our country for many decades.

Posted June 22, 2011

The "N" word is a deplorable utterance that has elucidated the ignorance of a certain demographic in our country for many decades.

Posted May 20, 2011

After announcing his candidacy last week, it appears Newt Gingrich's presidential run will be short lived.

Posted December 07, 2010

Like drugs, the slogan “just say no” works great with Keynesian and socialist economic policies.

Posted October 29, 2010

Amidst the exuberant celebration of Obama’s election in 2008, many liberal talking heads pronounced the death of conservatism. Yet just two short years later, the Republicans are poised to overwhelm the Democrats in the midterm elections. RealClearPolitics predicts that the GOP will gain eight seats in the Senate, six governorships, and approximately fifty seats in the House. What has spurred this reverse of fortunes?

Posted September 09, 2010

As the November 2nd election draws closer, it appears evident that the GOP will score a major victory.

Posted August 10, 2010

Posted July 14, 2010