The Party belongs to the People, not the Insiders!
I am writing to you in great sadness for our country that Ted Cruz has dropped out of the presidential race. I was originally a Rand Paul supporter, but gladly switched to Cruz when Rand dropped out of the race early on. Ted Cruz is a great defender of our liberties and would have made an excellent president. But it was not mean to be this year.
Ironically, I had gotten off a conference call earlier tonight with…Continue
Posted by Lois Kaneshiki on May 3, 2016 at 8:20pm
The fact that the Pennsylvania Republican Party rules do NOT bind delegates elected in the congressional districts has caused some ill will within our party this election cycle, with calls for individual delegates to unilaterally pledge to “vote with their districts” on the first ballot.
Posted by Lois Kaneshiki on April 17, 2016 at 2:54pm
The fact that no presidential candidate will likely go to the Republican National Convention in July with the requisite 1,237 delegates to secure the nomination puts individual delegates in play for the final nomination. This fact has Primary voters asking for the first time, "Who are these delegates? How will they vote? What is the party establishment going to 'push through'?"…Continue
Posted by Lois Kaneshiki on April 5, 2016 at 10:42am
Bret Stephens wrote an interesting op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal, where he criticizes "extremist" Republicans who won't settle for anything less than the perfect candidate, so why not just Elect Hillary Now?
I think he is a little off the mark, and I wrote this response to Mr. Stephens today:
I read with interest your piece in today’s Journal. I wanted to give you my perspective from the trenches of the Republican Party, where I play a part.
Posted by Lois Kaneshiki on December 22, 2015 at 7:39pm