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  • The Democrats’ Moldy Oldie Problem

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot So now the moldy, not-so-little secret is out. Surely you must know what I’m talking about. Well, maybe not. Because this was a quite well-kept secret for longer than it deserved to be. So, maybe you don’t know after all and maybe I’ll just have to come out and say […]

  • Your script for dealing with liberal ‘interrogations’

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Liberals always seem to want to interrogate conservatives — but on liberals’ terms. They seem to want to put us “on the stand” as if we have committed some crime. Then they get to ask loaded questions and control the subject. Don’t let them do it. It’s no crime to […]

  • How Reagan transcended his celebrity

    By Dan Cirucci | @ Dan Cirucci’s Blog Sometimes we’ve talked about “the dangers of electing a celebrity President.” So, the question has arisen: “Wasn’t Reagan a celebrity?” As we’re writing this we’re looking at a shelf full of books about Reagan (at least a dozen of them) all of which we’ve have read. Ronald […]

  • The Papal Visit: Five Things We’re Looking For

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Okay, so now the pope has finally arrived in the United States. Incredibly, it’s his first visit ever to our country — not just his first visit as pope but his first visit here in his entire life. As a bishop and cardinal, the pope almost never traveled outside of […]

  • The Debate Take: Who Scored, Who Didn’t

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot First, let’s begin with this: The Big GOP Debate last night gave CNN it’s highest ratings ever — the highest ratings in CNN history! It’s clear now that all the energy, all the ideas, all the excitement and all the interest is on the Republican side. And on the Democrat […]

  • Think the Trump Phenom is Unique? Think Again.

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Imagine this scenario: The Republican Party has lost two presidential elections in a row. The establishment leaders of the party are on the ropes. Among many potential GOP presidential candidates, none has ignited many sparks and none appears capable of assembling a majority. The party seems rudderless. On the other […]

  • Honor Their Memory: Face the Horrific Truth

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot If you’re about 18 years old or older you probably remember where you were and what you were doing on September 11, 2001. First, it’s fair to say that the eerie nature of the date itself (9-11) didn’t occur to most of us until after the fact. I was sitting […]

  • Labor Day: A Record Of Failure!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always loved parades. And I’ve attended many of them in my time. But one parade above all others stands out in my memory. I was just a kid at the time but I’ll never forget the big parade in my hometown to celebrate jobs. Sponsored by organized labor, the […]

  • What the hell happened to Jeb Bush?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Here’s a guy who was supposed to be the immediate frontrunner for the 2016 GOP nomination. He started with instant name-recognition, certified establishment backing, a sense of the heir apparent, an admittedly great record as Governor of Florida, zillions of dollars in donations, a big organization and what would seem […]

  • Obama poll numbers dive; Americans disenchanted

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot A New CNN/ORC poll has very, very bad news for President Obama.Let’s go right to the numbers: More than 50% of the polls respondents now disapprove  of how Obama is handling the presidency. A majority of Americans (52%) now disapprove of how the president handles both the economy and foreign […]

  • Life In The Age Of Narcissism – 2015

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot What do Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin, Paris Hilton, Warren Beatty, Madonna, Tom Cruise and Bruce (aka Caitlyn) Jenner have in common? Well yes, they’re all celebrities. But there’s something more. Something that might have even driven them to become famous. They’re all hopelessly self-absorbed. They’re all intense mirror-gazers. They’re all […]

  • And now, public affairs as a cheap reality show

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Let’s talk about Donald Trump. Not too much, just for a moment. OK? Donald Trump is a walking, talking reality show. He’s the Donald Trump Show and he’s pulling big ratings. He’s gaining this attention because he’s tapped into a very real and very strong sentiment shared by lots of […]