Liberty-loving, God-fearing Americans are losing their country.

I’ve often said and written that elections can’t save America from disaster. I still believe that with all my heart.

Reversing the trend toward tyranny and moral chaos is not something that can be accomplished overnight with a magic wand, wishful thinking or one vote.

But that truth doesn’t minimize what’s at stake this year.

The most important votes of 2014 are already under way. They’re called primaries. That’s where the candidates for election to Congress are chosen.

Want the best-case scenario for America in 2014? Support anti-establishment Republican candidates who are not beholden to party bosses but to principle – constitutionally limited government, self-government, liberty, prosperity and God’s ways, not the ways of man.

We won’t win all those races. But, if we win enough of them, it will make a big difference in November. The Republican Party establishment is on the verge of collapse. There’s real fervent opposition brewing not just within the grass roots but within the House and Senate Republican caucuses. There’s at least a chance to force a change of leadership in both houses.

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So the best case scenario is electing real Republicans who will repeal Obamacare in its entirety, thoroughly investigate the Internal Revenue Service’s political targeting, get to the bottom of the Benghazi scandal, stop the borrowing and spending madness and do whatever is necessary to hold Barack Obama accountable to the rule of law, including impeachment and conviction in 2015.

Nevertheless, political realities being what they are, there will be establishment Republicans who win their primaries. That’s just a simple fact. They need to be re-elected to the House and Senate, too, because the alternative is electing Democrats. What’s needed in 2014 is a clean Republican sweep in every House and Senate race that is winnable. The votes of those establishment Republicans will be needed. They are politicians, after all. They can read the handwriting on the wall. They might not have the stomach for the change of direction in their own party, but they can be influenced by a strong expression of the will of the people.

That’s the next best-case scenario.

It gets darker after that – this is why 2014 is so important. The worst-case scenarios could well spell the end of our fair republic.

For all intents and purposes, with John Boehner and Eric Cantor running the House and Mitch McConnell leading the Senate Republicans, we’re not likely to avert disaster in America.

They’ve got to go.

But it’s shortsighted this year to protest their leadership by staying home.

Yes, I’m saying this – the guy who wrote the book “None of the Above” in 2008.

The only way Republican leadership is changed in a meaningful way in the short term is with an overwhelming protest vote against Obama and the Democrats and what they have done to rob us of our American birthright.

Corruption is rampant in the Democratic Party. There is a growing authoritarian and totalitarian mindset within the party. We are in jeopardy of losing our First Amendment rights. We are in jeopardy of losing even the vestige of the rule of law. The will of the people is being thwarted with immigration amnesty plans and an out-of-control judiciary.

In other words, the Republican Party is our last chance for political survival – the ability to fight another day. If we don’t win – and win BIG – in 2014, the prospects for giving our children the kind of America we have known 238 years are dim, to say the least.

Get out and work hard for your candidates. Make sacrificial contributions to the best of them. Register people to vote. This is a big election.

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