The Passion of Political Movements

The Passion of Political Movements

WHAT WILL “DISAFFECTED” VOTERS REAP IN NOVEMBER? by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2016 (Aug. 8, 2016) — Since the early years of the Great Depression in the late ’20s, the United States has witnessed four great political movements in which the principal outcome of the movement was a lasting imprint on our political and cultural history. The first […]

Republican Civil Wars

Republican Civil Wars

IS ANOTHER ON THE HORIZON, OR HERE ALREADY? by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2015, blogging at Order of the Ephors (Nov. 9, 2015) —  An August 1, 2015 article in the Rasmussen Reports asked the question, “Is the GOP on the Brink of Civil War?” As evidence of what appears to be an impending “civil war,” the […]

Jeb Bush? Forget About It!

Jeb Bush?  Forget About It!

“WITHOUT MY BLESSING” by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2012 (Dec. 21, 2012) — On October 8, 1961, a group of twenty-two Young Republicans met in a Chicago motel room.  They were frustrated with the unwillingness of the eastern Republican establishment to nominate true conservative candidates for president of the United States.  It was that meeting of young […]