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Darryl Paulson on the zenith of Donald Trump

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Here are two critical points concerning Donald Trump. First, he is barely a Republican. Second, he is certainly not a conservative. It is obvious that Trump is leading the field of 17 Republican candidates. His support in four recent polls all had Trump in first place, ranging from a low of 21 percent in the Bloomberg poll to 26 percent in both the Fox poll and the Monmouth University poll. That’s the good news for Trump. The bad news is…

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Debate shatters Fox News ratings record, Donald Trump feels heat

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Donald Trump always boasted about his ratings for “Celebrity Apprentice.” Now he can say the same thing about his first presidential debate, even if he didn’t like the show very much. Thursday’s prime-time GOP candidates’ forum on Fox News Channel reached a stunning 24 million viewers, by far the largest audience ever for that network and any cable news event. The closest was the 1992 “Larry King Live” debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot on CNN, which was seen…

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Florida’s Tea Party, tea party movement not the same

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From The Associated Press: Florida has a Tea Party and a tea party movement, and no, they are not the same thing. As tens of thousands of angry conservative voters began protesting big government and federal spending, Fred O’Neal decided to tap into that energy and create a state-recognized political party – the Tea Party. The party now has a candidate on the 2010 ballot to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. But many tea party activists don’t agree with…

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Florida’s Tea Party, tea party movement not the same

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From The Associated Press: Florida has a Tea Party and a tea party movement, and no, they are not the same thing. As tens of thousands of angry conservative voters began protesting big government and federal spending, Fred O’Neal decided to tap into that energy and create a state-recognized political party – the Tea Party. The party now has a candidate on the 2010 ballot to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. But many tea party activists don’t agree with…

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Dear Bill Foster

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Too bad I am not working for you, because if I were, you wouldn’t be losing your grip on second place. Let’s face it. Deveron Gibbons is moving on to the general election. The brothers, as Mark Winn likes to think of them, account for about 18 percent of the vote. So long as the walk-around-money flows, Gibbons is gonna take 80% of that vote. With that block, all Deveron needs is 1 in 10 non-black voters to break his…

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