Freepressers

The Cheney precedent: Will Ryan serve as 'assistant president'?

The Cheney precedent: Will Ryan serve as 'assistant president'?

By Sol W. Sanders Jack Garner, a Texan whom Franklin Delano Roosevelt chose as his first vice president for “balance,” put it succinctly: The vice presidency was “not worth a bucket of warm p–” (later cleaned up to “spit”). But Garner, ironically enough, helped block FDR’s power grab when that most charismatic of presidents tried […]

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The GOP's Bill Clinton: Wrong for conservatives, wrong for America

The GOP's Bill Clinton: Wrong for conservatives, wrong for America

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Republicans have been casting about for a viable alternative to Mitt Romney. Many now believe Mr. Gingrich should be the GOP’s 2012 presidential nominee. They are wrong. Mr. Gingrich has excellent qualities. He is a formidable debater, articulate and possesses a strong grasp of policy. In fact, the Georgia Republican has […]

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The one Republicans really want

The one Republicans really want

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner There is a potential presidential candidate whom almost every Republican wants. This person would not only galvanize the GOP base, but attract large numbers of independents and centrists as well. He would smash President Obama in 2012 and probably win by a landslide. He is Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. More […]