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Red Right Returning…The End of the Republican Primary

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Mitt Got Lucky; Rick Learned a Lesson, and Newt is Pimping for Mitt

Rick Santorum learned some hard lessons on Super Tuesday. And Mitt Romney got lucky. Let’s face it, this ain’t Mitt’s first time at the rodeo but he’s acting like it is. In reality, Super Tuesday could’ve turned out much differently … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…Super Tuesday

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Oregon Picks Romney in Straw Poll

At a Republican conference in Seaside, Oregon, Mitt Romney picked up a big win with 52% of the conference vote. Rick Santorum came in second with 26% followed by Gingrich at 14% and Ron Paul at 6%. Oregon currently has … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…Washington Caucus

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Sorry Mitt, We’re Just Not That Into You

Following the caucuses in Minnesota, Colorado, and the non-binding straw poll in Missouri, it seems despite the party line ‘inevitability’ meme that the honeymoon is over. Mitt was on his best behaviour. He brought flowers, opened the doors, pulled out … Continue reading

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A Hypothetical Conclusion to the Republican Primary

The fifth Republican primary/caucus just wrapped up in Nevada With Mitt Romney taking his third win. While Romney is generally considered to be the presumptive nominee, Newt Gingrich seems determined to stay in the race just for spite. Ron Paul … Continue reading

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Delegate Math Double Redux

Just who is the frontrunner in the Republican Campaign and does it matter? The Republican party has long had a habit of nominating who’s next in the pecking order rather than who is most desirable. The popular saying is, ‘Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall … Continue reading

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The Republican Sub-Primary

With one Republican caucus and one primary in the books it has become clear who the favourite (or the least detestable) horses are in the campaign. Mitt Romney is breaking free from his Mr. 25% mold into the inevitable nominee role. … Continue reading

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Republican Primary Still a Quest for Delegates

Despite the battle of perceptions of electability between the Republican candidates the primary is still a matter of accumulating the required number of delegates. There are 2,286 delegates in all the states and territories. Whoever gets more than half those … Continue reading

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