Leadership/Communications

An Open Letter to Illinois Republicans

By John Biver

Dear Fellow Republicans: After attending the first “Illinois GOP Reform Tour” meeting yesterday in Lisle (DuPage County), let me report that too few Illinois Republicans really understand yet just how ridiculous their Party’s leadership…

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One Reason We’ve Lost Ground

By John Biver

Many rank-and-file Republicans, whether they’re activists or just voters, marvel at the fact that Republicans have lost ground in the past several years. What is amazing about this descent is that a great deal…

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Spotlighting political uselessness

By John Biver

It’s good advice worth repeating: if you’re a college student thinking about studying political science you should add a second major and study psychology as well. Understanding politics without having some idea about the…

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Another third party effort that will fail

By John Biver

We’re not referring to the Libertarian or Constitution Parties in our title. The third party we’re talking about here is that which the General Assembly Republicans have been working on forming going on four…

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All Politics is Marketing

By John Biver

An Investor’s Business Daily article from a few years ago on the subject of political messaging still makes for good reading. Authors Kerri Houston and Merrill Matthews Jr. made some excellent points that should be repeated again and…

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