By Kevin “Coach” Collins
Make no mistake the election results clearly say it: we got pasted. We can point fingers and wring our hands but the truth is we got flogged. Nevertheless, there are no permanent winners or permanent losers in the political American system.
Conservatism did not necessarily lose. We got about 48% of the vote but there may be another 5% who understand economies and can be convinced to vote for a conservative Republican in 2016. We held the House and some observers are saying although our numbers are smaller we have a more conservative caucus than we had in the last Congress.
We have more governorship, (30) now which is more than we have had in a long time. This edge presents a possibility that they will hold the line on implementing state healthcare systems. If just a few refuse and force the federal government to set up these state level systems … Continue Reading:A few reasons for optimism as we look toward 2014 and beyond