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Karol Markowicz

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Born in the Soviet Union and raised in Brooklyn, Karol Markowicz is a public relations consultant in NYC and a veteran of Republican campaigns in four states. She blogs about politics at Alarming News and about life in the city with her husband and baby at 212 Baby.

She can be followed on Twitter.

Karol Markowicz appears in the following:

Opinion: School Security - Not Gun Control - is what we Should Learn from Sandy Hook

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Our most important reaction should be rationally taking steps that will stop these kinds of attacks in the short term, and better security in our schools should be the first step.

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Opinion: Chill Out, GOP - And Don't Abandon Your Principles

Monday, November 12, 2012

The chatter on both sides of the political aisle is as if Republicans haven't won an election in decades and likely won't ever again.

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Opinion: Marathon Cancelled, but Damage to Bloomberg's Rep is Done

Friday, November 02, 2012

That it took until 5 p.m. Friday to cancel the marathon is an insult.

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Opinion: Where the Ladies At, GOP?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Don't expect more Republican women to step up to national politics when the ones who do are perennial punching bags for the media.

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Opinion: I Support Chick-fil-A Because of the First Amendment

Friday, August 03, 2012

The Chick-fil-a controversy was awkward for me at first because of the two reasons above: I'm a conservative, yes, but I don't like the food and, oh yeah, I'm fine with gay people marrying.

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Opinion: Gun Laws Won't Prevent Another Aurora

Monday, July 23, 2012

We've had the serious debate about gun control. The Second Amendment won.

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Opinion: Obama "You Didn't Build That" Comment Incites Class Warfare

Friday, July 20, 2012

Barack Obama was taking the world's most obvious shot at Mitt Romney for being successful and when it blew up in his face it became a case of being misquote or words taken out of context.

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Opinion: Fast and Furious - and Eric Holder's Mistake - is Deadly Serious

Friday, June 29, 2012

Who still cares that the U.S. government sold guns to Mexican gangs? I care.

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Opinion: Obama Out of Touch on 'Private Sector Just Fine'

Monday, June 11, 2012

The economy isn't doing well and our president has shown deep enough concern for this fact that he... held a press conference and talked about it a lot.

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Opinion: Don't Like Obama? Don't Be Racist

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Some of the biggest changes in the 2010 election were that Obama voters were having second thoughts about the party of the man they elected just two years prior. Did they suddenly become racists?

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Opinion: I Was Wrong About Obama Endorsing Gay Marriage

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

I've gotten a lot of criticism from liberals for my position over the years, yet they're all cheering Obama for adopting the exact same stance today.

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Opinion: Treat Women Equally? This Means War!

Monday, May 07, 2012

It used to be that liberalism pushed for an equality between the sexes. Now, any motion to treat women as equal to men is used as political ammo.

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Opinion: Don't Let the Door Hit You, Newt and Rick

Monday, April 02, 2012

Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich seem ready to campaign well into 2013 since this is, by far, the most prominence either has achieved in at least the last decade.

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Opinion: A Conservative's Advice to Mitt Romney

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Give us a little something, Mitt.  We promise not to try to be your friend.

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Opinion: Goodbye Andrew Breitbart, Happy Warrior

Thursday, March 01, 2012

I loved that he could take responsibility when he did something wrong. I think he just wanted the same from his targets.

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Opinion: Has CPAC Jumped the Shark?

Monday, February 13, 2012

At the risk of sounding like every hipster in history: CPAC used to be so much cooler.  Man.

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Opinion: Gisele's Superbowl Rant Sounds Like the Obama Apologists

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Gisele's sense of entitlement, her willingness to throw blame around, her inability to see her man's flaw, yes, I had definitely heard it before: from president Obama and his fans.

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Opinion: No WAY Obama Endorses Gay Marriage

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

If there's one thing we know about President Obama, it's that this is not a man to take risks with his political life. He's been "evolving" on gay marriage for years now but there's no way he'll fully become man before the election.

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Opinion: Mitt Romney is the Not-Bad Candidate in a Sea of Terrible Ones

Monday, January 23, 2012

With the idea that they're the same politically, people are choosing based on personality. And yes, let's insert the obvious joke here that it's hard to do that with Mitt Romney since he doesn't have one. Yet, for the second presidential election in a row, I'll be voting Mitt Romney to try to stop the other guys from winning.

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Opinion: I Was So Wrong About Rick Perry

Thursday, January 19, 2012

In 2008 I had made the far-out prediction that John McCain would win the primary. Everyone said I was nuts, and when I was right I reveled in the accolades of my friends calling me a genius.  Still intoxicated from being so right, I figured I'd try a longshot prediction again and I was wrong. Mea culpa.

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