Skip to comments.Cain Up by Double-Digits in Iowa (Univ. of Iowa Poll) released 10/21/11
Posted on 10/21/2011 12:09:14 PM PDT by Fred
Cain 37% Romney 27% Ron Paul 12% Perry 6%
86% say they're somewhat or very satisfied with the current GOP field.
Univ of Iowa Poll Press Release 102111
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and yet the MSM keeps talking about a Romney victory.
They are determined to force Romney upon us like they did the angry old man, McCain.
I’m not. His 9-9-9 plan has already morphed into a bureaucratic, big government nightmare with a “spread the jobs around” component.
The flat tax is preferable but Perry is not.
So, I am back to having no real candidate again.
Mark my words.Cain doesn’t stand a snowball chance in hell of winning the ticket.
Woot! Go Cain!
Yep, what we have now isn’t a big government nightmare.
999 won’t go anywhere, but it does start the discussion about revising the tax code. And he is the only one with a set of cahones to take the issue head on.
Mark my words, you’ll be making snowmen in hell, because not only is Cain going to beat Romney, it’s not even going to be close.
WOOOOOHOOOOOO!! Go Cain!!
It looks like that you are going to be making snowballs in hell.
Is Cain pro-life?
Get back to me when the decision is made .
“Cain 37% Romney 27% Ron Paul 12% Perry 6%”
Cain is just in this to keep Ron Paul from beating Romney?
I will and will laugh in your face.
“I am 100% pro-life”
- Herman Cain
“Is Cain pro-life?”
It needs simplified. We don’t need our jobs moved around following musical zones or a prebate, both of which require new bureaucracies.
A simple flat tax will be preferable. You made _______, if that is above $20,000 send us 19% of it.
Perry is actually Romney’s stalking horse.
“Perry is actually Romneys stalking horse.”
To keep Cain from winning....lol.
Why did it take a full week to do this poll?
You know what I think? You need some perspective - this same outfit’s 2007 poll, done 10/17-10/24, in 2007 (another week?):
Mitt Romney 36.2%, Rudy Giuliani 13.1%, Mike Huckabee 12.8%, Fred Thompson 11.4%, John McCain 6.0%, Tom Tancredo 2.2%, Others 3.5%, Undecided 14.9%
Mike Huckabee 34.4%, Mitt Romney 25.2%, Fred Thompson 13.4%, John McCain 13.1%, Ron Paul 10%, Rudy Giuliani 3.5%, Duncan Hunter .4%
Yes, Cain is Pro Life.
In no uncertain terms - Cain is 100% pro life and he believes it should be ILLEGAL
His history on this issue:
National Right to Life Conference Speech
Herman Cain on Abortion
African American Businessman Spends 1M to Urge Blacks to Vote Pro-Life (2006)
Herman Cain Reaffirms Commitment to Pro-Life Principles
Cain Picks Clarence Thomas as Model for Supreme Court Pick
2004 - Herman Cain blasts Roe v. Wade (Free Republic - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/1063707/posts
And Alveda King affirmed on Facebook that she knew and worked with Cain on Pro-life issues over the years and testifies that he is Prolife
Herman Cain: Defund Racist Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
Herman Cain: Planned Parenthood Should Be Called ‘Planned Genocide’
Herman Cain was endorsed by the Georgia Right-To-Life PAC in the 2004 US Senate GOP primary. Cain’s primary challenger from 2004, Johnny Isakson, had a pro-choice streak in his voting record and it was the reason why GRTL endorsed him.
Life, liberty & pursuit of happiness starts with unborn life
The Founding Fathers got it right. The Founding Fathers got it right because of those fundamental principles: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. They also got it in the right order. That wasnt an accident. Their vision meant that you could pursue happiness in America as long as you dont infringe upon the liberties of somebody else. And you can pursue all the liberties that you want as long as you dont infringe upon the life of anybody else. And that starts with the life of the unborn.
Source: , May 1, 2011
Defund Planned Parenthood; intent was to kill black babies
I absolutely would defund Planned Parenthoodnot because I dont believe in planning parenthood, [but because] Planned Parenthood as an organization is an absolute farce on the American people.
People who know the history of Margaret Sanger, who started Planned Parenthood, they know that the intention was not to help young women who get pregnant to plan their parenthood. Noit was a sham to be able to kill black babies.
Source: Interview on the Bryan Fischer radio show , Jan 18, 2011
Life begins at conception, period
I believe that life begins at conception, period. And that means that I will have to see enough evidence that someone I would appoint shares that same view. I believe that the current Supreme Court is leaning too much to the liberal side.
Im a Christian, Ive been a Christian all my life. Ive been a believer in the Bible since I was 10 years old. Im very active in my church, and there is no way I would compromise my religious beliefs about the sanctity of life. And so it starts with, will they have demonstrated, in some of their other rulings, if they come from the federal judge bench, whether or not they also share that.
Because I believe that the principles that our Founding Fathers cherished, when they founded this country, and wrote the Declaration of Independence which inspired the Constitution, they were based upon biblical principles. I want to get back to those principles as president, if I run and get electednot rewrite those documents.
I respect you man but I don’t know where you are getting the bureaucratic component stuff from? The so called ‘opportunity zones’ are designed to reduce bureaucracy and wave rules like the minimum wage and such to encourage growth in certain areas. I’m not saying it is perfect and it is true that in the past so called ‘empowerment’ have been big pork barrel boondoggles but that most certainly IS NOT the idea that Cain has. Now just as with anything there is no guarantee such things will remain as planned as others implement them which is always the risk but overall Cain’s plan drives the conversation in the right way which is towards tax simplification. People and businesses who now pay virtually no income taxes will which is good from a political perspective too. When you don’t have any skin in the game and think that all these govt programs and giveaways are ‘free’ then you tend to make less sound decisions. The big thing needed to help prevent using taxes in an abusive fashion is a Constitutional amendment to limit taxation specifically. What I’d like personally is to remove the ability of the federal govt to collect any taxes directly from citizens and instead the states would have to authorize what they will provide to fund the federal government. This would end the cycle of money flowing from the states, the feds taking a cut and sending it back in a money laundering scheme that would make a crime family proud. Most states receive exactly back or a bit more in taxes than they contribute the overhead is passed onto richer states and contributes to the debt with the DC benefiting the most and taking the biggest cut. This change would save a lot of cash and also force decentralization.
A another more difficult amendment would limit states and their tax devices to direct taxes of individuals just as originally written into the second constitution which we are under. It may not be necessary because as long as people are free to move from state to state bad tax policies in one state will benefit those states that have more business friendly policy.
Well that’s my tax plan and I think it would forever change the country for the better. It would minimize federal power and increase the power of governors and state legislatures and produce a better self limiting system. Either way Cain’s plan does not produce a bigger bureaucracy. Those who are saying that are just lying. I’m supporting Cain now because I think he provides an excellent opportunity for us. Will he be perfect? No but if the biggest criticism of him is that he has no experience in elected office then that isn’t bad.
Don’t be tricked into the perfect being the enemy of the good. Ending up with Romney is not an option. Let’s disarm Obama with his opposite. A private sector advocate who has worked and been successful with real mainstream businesses. Let’s bring the Cain and we just may change the dynamic forever and destroy the Democrat African American Republicans are racist dynamic in the process. Right now Cain doesn’t have the name rec but has some of the highest positives of any of the candidates. That should tell you something. What other candidates are slamming those stupid OWS protesters and calling them what they are?
It comes down to do you believe we can will without electing a status quo politician. If we can’t then what exactly are we fighting for?
Hopefully Romney will have to resort to his, “we competed and won a Bronze Medal” speech...
Where’s a FRed Thompson or Sarah Palin when ya need him?
probably lying on a beach somewhere with the kids.. ;-]
PS: Tim Pawlenty called and said he’s available .. again.
Good for Cain. Early on, Cain will take Iowa, but Romney will take NH and Nevada. But Florida will be a big help for both candidates. Cain needs to campaign more in Florida.
The guy in the beard, right?
But but but...even Krauthammer told us that if Romney wins Iowa, it’s all over.
Last I saw Cain is up big in S. Carolina and up 5 in Florida.
lol! Yeah — that one.
1) Herman was asked whether he’d make a female relative who was raped raise her baby.
2) Herman said that the question was getting two things mixed up: allowing the abortion and making a woman who was raped raise the baby.
3) Since he doesn’t support forcing a woman who was raped to raise the baby, he said “it would be up to the family.” People have mistakenly taken that to mean that he was talking about an abortion instead of raising the child. A woman who was raped might want to put her child up for adoption.
It’s easy as 1-2-3 to understand Mr. 9-9-9 on abortion. He opposes government funding of abortion and will veto any legislation that contains funds for Planned Parenthood. He’s against abortion even in cases of rape or incest. You won’t get much better than that.
Those zones will have to be administered and monitored (by WHAT?), states will have to reapply (to WHAT?) for their zone annually.
Your job will be incentivized to move to Detroit. It’s that simple. Spreading the jobs around instead of creating them.
Make the whole country a zone! A simple one paragraph flat tax without new forms of taxes and without new bureaucracies.
Herman Cain has made great strides in New Hampshire. Victory in the liberal northeast is a long shot, but if he can pull it off, it would sure take the wind out of Romney’s sails.
I haven’t seen anything for Nevada yet.
How did you arrive at that conclusion? I think the government jobs lost by Herman Cain’s limited government policies might cause a temporary rise in the unemployment rate, and we may have a slight rise in work men’s compensation, but the tax payer will no longer be paying the enormous salaries to those let go. That, in itself, is an immense savings! Go Herman Cain!
Read 2 Thessalonians 2.
The media will be coming down hard on Mr. Cain. Do not be taken in by them.
Thanks for keeping things straight.
I’m 100% behind Cain. He isn’t perfect but I love his straight talk. He talks without the filters on and some think that is a fault. I don’t I believe that is why he is still holding strong in the polls. There is a hunger for a real straight talking man who isn’t a part of big Wallstreet or Big Washington DC. Cain is his own man and he is a survivor. He’s put forth a tax reform plan supported by Laffer and Ryan as bold while others were coy about it. The last debate it was very clear that Santorum, Bachmann, Romney, and Gingrinch aren’t worried one bit about tax reform which is a key component to reigning in the size of government.
Instead they want more tax cuts which is fine but if you don’t really cut govt as both Paul, Cain, and Perry’s plans would require its all for naught.
Cain is the perfect opponent for a match between the son of slaves and the son of paradise who would be right up there with OWS if he were 20 right now. Cain’s story is the story of the American dream. That by working hard and smart you can far exceed all expectations. Obama didn’t have a father but he got special consideration to get into Harvard because of him, he went to private school in Hawaii. That is a perfect contrast. The man with the blood of slaves in his veins and the man whose ancestors sold their own race into slavery in Kenya. A very interesting contrast.
Sounds like your for Obama.
I was talking about who gets to administer the zones, monitor them, decide when they can’t be a zone anymore, process applications for zones, decide the criteria for a zone etc
This will require a bureaucracy. All for the purpose of moving our jobs to the inner cities, pathetic.
Plus a national sales tax is another weapon in the federal arsenal.
No new taxes!
Simply cut income and corporate taxes, etc, to 19%. No muss no fuss, turn the whole country into an opportunity zone.
How is me supporting a simple flat tax instead of a complicated maze being taken in by the MSM? I think Cain is the best candidate but this 999/909 plan and opportunity zone nonsense is pathetic crap.
Simply cut income and corporate taxes, etc, to 19%. No muss no fuss, turn the whole country into an opportunity zone.
19% is way too high corp taxes...I will take 9%.
I, too, am for Cain due to the person he is. His plan does have some kinks, and i’m not sure that he really has ZIP in terms of foreign policy experience, but I have NO doubt he will surround himself with plenty who do — and he’ll intelligently sort out their advice.
I think he also DOES have what it takes to pass his 999 plan, or some version of it, in Congress. I have great hope for that.
He’s just the type of person we need. Straight talking, honest, comfortable in his own skin, and HUMBLE.
Sounds like your out for lunch
Sarah is not running and Fred is pushing the idea of doing away with the Electoral College.