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conservatives-against-trump2 I’ve been reading the political prognostications.

One thing is clear.

If the Republican Party nominates Donald Trump, the Party’s finished.

 

Another thing is also clear… (more…)

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en·dorse·ment

inˈdôrsmənt,enˈdôrsmənt/
noun
noun: endorsement; plural noun: endorsements; noun: indorsement; plural noun: indorsements
  1. 1.
    an act of giving one’s public approval or support to someone or something.
    synonyms: support, backing, approval, seal of approval, agreement, recommendation, championship, patronage, affirmation, sanction;

    informal buy-in
    “the proposal won their overwhelming endorsement”

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I moved here from southern California when I was 23 years old. Prior to that time I had no involvement in politics, other than being a big believer in President Reagan. What got me going was, my wife Michele was listing to a guy named Rush Limbaugh on the radio one day not to long after we moved here. In short, Rush really got me interested in politics.

Mark HulstMy first experience in politics was in 1994 when Michele and I were living in Mt Vernon. That was when I had the good fortune of meeting Jason Vorva and Mark Hulst. (more…)

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[We ended Part 1 of this tale having set the stage for a meeting Doug had told Susan they had to have as long ago as August 2013 when they ran into each other at the RLCWA board meeting in Ellensburg, which we reported on here. We continue as Susan and Doug sit down to begin their meeting…]

I went to see State Party Chair Susan Hutchison because I believed she had assumed that office with the opportunity to change the WSRP Culture of “Circle the Wagons” and defeat, but was in danger, instead, of being digested. What I really wanted was to crash through the door with an offer of salvation from the Terminator series:

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Signing the dealI carried it with me as I approached the door of the Washington State Republican Party offices. It was printed on two sheets of 8-1/2 X 11 – 20 lb. bond.

time bomb puzzleI had to talk to Susan about it. It had been the most important thing on my mind for seven days. I knew time would be getting ahead of me. It couldn’t be put off. Even as I peered through the glass into the Party headquarters, unbeknownst to me, the Reagan Wing editor was in the process of queuing up an article by Phil Spackman that would set the clock ticking, but in my mind it was already ticking. (more…)

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