Johnson Magnifies The Trump Bump

  That Donald Trump would receive a bump in his polling, is not unexpected.  But CNN went further and ran 2 sets of polls; one with the 2 major candidatesanother with Libertarian & Green Party options.Trump’s 3 point lead becomes 5 points when Johnson is on the poll.  The surprising result shows that Libertarian candidate (& former Republican) Gov. Gary Johnson is actually helping Donald Trump by taking […]

What You Should Focus On…

I love simple graphics that make a clear point. If you need more help figuring out what is in the piece where the two circles intersect, make two lists:

1) Things that matter
2) Things you can control (or at least think you can have some ability to impact)

Anything on both lists is something you should consider focusing on!

Of course if you want to add one more filter — seek the Lord on the matter and make sure it lines up with both His word and His leading in your life. That will help you hone in on the priorities for right now!

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – What You Should Focus On…

Opportunities Provided by Current Legislative Malaise

Jason Murphey ThumbnailLast week I wrote of the impending new legislative leadership. These new leaders will take office in the House and Senate in November.The current state of legislative malaise has provided them with a tremendous opportunity – especially those in the House of Representatives.Over the last three years the Legislature has been been stricken with this malaise due the failure of the House of Rep…

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Questions about OPE Endorsements, Ethics, and Party Switching


If the OPE ‘Teacher Caucus’ endorsement list was based primarily on ‘personal recommendations’, what does that say about those candidates listed as Triangles – those opposed to public education?

How easy or hard is it to ascribe a philosophy to a candidate (against public education) when there is no voting record to review or specific criteria upon which this category is based?

If the issue is providing more money for public education, does it matter to which party a candidate belongs to meet those ends?

Is there more to governance of a state than public education?

What happens when elections become distilled down to single issues?

Should political parties have platforms that spell out specific ideals?

Should voters base their selections based on a group of specific ideals via a political party or which single issues mean most to them?

And yes there will be a test, the next time you vote!

Read more via OKGrassroots – Questions about OPE Endorsements, Ethics, and Party Switching

Lock Her Up

  Chris Christie used his time on the RNC podium to prosecute Hillary Clinton. After reciting various moments in her public life he asked, “guilty or not guilty.” Then the frenzied crowd responded, “lock her up.” Here’s a funny replay of the speech from The Onion. Lock Her Up Jennifer Rubin in the Washington Post called it

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The Cruz Freedom Speech: "I Want To Congratulate Donald Trump"

  Ted Cruz gave perhaps the most stirring speech of the year, tonight. His speech started out with a congratulatory salute to Donald Trump.   Ted then spoke passionately about what is at stake in our society and concluded that good Americans need to support candidates up and down the ticket who honor the constitution and uphold freedom.  There were some in the front section of the arena who wanted to rewri […]

The RNC Loyalty Oath: Trump Broke Faith Last March

   Last August we saw one candidate raise his hand at the Cleveland debate to say he was not yet ready to make that pledge to the party.  Within days he  signed the simple pledge, but backed out of it last March.​Donald J. Trump said on March 29th that he no longer vowed to support the Republican nominee if it isn’t him, despite a loyalty pledge that all Republican primary candidates signed last year.“No, I don’t anymore,&r […]