Rudy Takala column
Rudy Takala was a 2012 Republican National Delegate and chairman of Minnesota’s Pine County Republicans for six years. He is on Twitter at @RudyTakala.
November 1, 2013
In an October 30th column, Ann Coulter excoriates conservatives who believe that Republicans do not do enough to fight for limited government. Even though she . . .
September 26, 2013
Last week's polling data released by FreedomWorks indicates that voters – especially young voters – have become far less supportive of a powerful . . .
September 15, 2013
This month marks the third anniversary of FreedomWorks' endorsement of Rep. Renee Ellmers during her very first campaign for the U.S. House. Ironically, Rep. . . .
September 10, 2013
A Tuesday profile in the New York Times detailing corporate America's waning influence on the Republican Party pointed out that "big business leaders have . . .
April 16, 2013
The Republican National Committee on Friday unanimously reaffirmed its support for traditional marriage. It seemed to contradict the party's "Growth & . . .
April 1, 2013
The Republican Party's recently-released "Growth & Opportunity" report seems to indicate that party leaders are having a hard time grasping their electoral . . .
October 6, 2011
With historic levels of unemployment and economic difficulty facing young adults now leaving college, analysts say that their prospects for future employment . . .
September 22, 2011
Republican lawmakers spend a significant amount of time talking about the right of affluent citizens to retain the money that they earn. Similarly, Democrats . . .
July 28, 2011
The rivalry between presidential contestants Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty is a display to be appreciated by conservatives. So is Ms. Bachmann's ability to . . .
May 9, 2011
In 1979, Americans held a bleak view of the presidency, formed and characterized by two preceding decades of interaction with their chief executive. Those two . . .