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Grand Old Partisan
Washington, DC
I am a public speaker to conservative organizations and the author of Back to Basics for the Republican Party.
Interests: the heritage of the Republican Party
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Grand Old Partisan laments the murder of an Arkansas Republican congressman, James Hinds, shotgunned by a Klansman this day of 1868. The assassin was also county Democratic Party secretary. Born in upstate New York, Hinds moved to Minnesota after graduating... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan honors James Garfield, born in Ohio this day of 1865. As a teen, he witnessed the assassination of his father, the 20th President of the United States. He went on to graduate from Williams College and Columbia... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan appreciates the economic policies of Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. This day in 1986, Reagan shared these words of wisdom with the United Nations General Assembly: "How ironic it is that some continue to espouse such ideas... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan "should be giving the talk that he gave to us 3-5 days per week in a different city in the country until he had spoken in every city with a population of 100,000 or more at least... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan commemorates a classic Republican reproach of Democrat devilry. This day of 1866, Oliver Morton, Governor of Indiana, excoriated the Slavery Party for supporting the Confederacy. The speech became famous nationwide when the Indiana GOP reprinted it as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan highlights a prescient Republican instance. This day of 1987, former president Richard Nixon wrote a letter to Donald Trump: "Dear Donald, I did not see the program, but Mrs. Nixon told me you were great on the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan honors James Burke, born in Pennsylvania this day of 1867. While studying law at the University of Michigan, he established the American Republican College League and became its chairman. This organization, ancestor of the College Republicans, was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at Grand Old Partisan
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"an American of extraordinary achievement" Grand Old Partisan salutes George Washington Williams, born in Pennsylvania this day of 1849. Age fourteen, he enlisted in the 41st U.S. Colored Troops, which fought at Petersburg and Richmond. Soon after the Civil War,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan appreciates a recent article about Back to Basics for the Republican Party. Fred Lucas, White House correspondent for The Daily Signal wrote: "Hillary Clinton walked right into one key Donald Trump line after strangely invoking Abraham Lincoln... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan highlights a recent article entitled Finally! Trump takes the party back to basics. Alicia Colon writes: "For those Republicans who want to learn more about the proud history of the GOP, may I suggest they read Michael... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at Grand Old Partisan