Skip to comments.Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 29 January 2012
Posted on 01/29/2012 5:22:24 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
The Talk Shows
January 29th, 2012
Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): 2012 GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich; Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
MEET THE PRESS (NBC): 2012 GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum; David Axelrod, political adviser to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn.
FACE THE NATION (CBS): Reince Priebus, RNC chairman; Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC head; Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.; Donald Trump; Reps. Allen West and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.
THIS WEEK (ABC): Gingrich; House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): 2012 GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul; Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla.; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa; former Commerce Secretary Carlos Guttierez.
Should be a hoot with Wallace & Gingrich. Wallace, the Mittens lacky vs the anti-elite.
No offense to Boehner, I like him, but I hope more tea party candidates win across the country and that he’s replaced as Speaker.
Always remember, our problem is not just Democrats. It includes many establishment Republicans, RINO’s and the media as well.
Ryan, stop subsidizing crony capitalism and stop penalizing small businesses and other producers.
Ryan: Senate hasn’t passed a budget in now 1005 days.
I live in an area that has a large Hispanic population and I get very frustrated when I hear that children in my son’s kindergarten class are holding others back because they have no concept of the English language. My Hungarian immigrant grandmother would not allow my father to speak Hungarian because they were American and they would speak English. That desire to assimilate, to become a proud American has been replaced by a sense entitlement.
“Pam Bondi is on Fox National news now talking about Romneys new healthcare plan.”
Missed it ... details please.
Whether he is on the ticket as VP or not, the GOP nominee MUST find some way to get Ryan in the forefront in addressing the economy and challenging Obama.
Ryan knows economic issues intimately and knows how to explain the problems in understandable language. [Contrast with 2008 John ‘I don’t know much about economics’ McCain.]
-——Florida’s primary has diluted influence at the convention-——
Did this not happen at the last convention as well but the state eventually prevailed and all delegates were seated?
If you’re not part of the solution, then you’re part of the problem.
I think it’s apparent to all but the most partisan hacks that Washington DC isn’t working in the best interests of the country; rather, the leaders and legislators are working for their own best interest, whether feathering their nests with ill gotten gain or working to remain in power, that is, win the next election.
So, we have to take them on in two ways:
1. Tighten up the laws that lets them make money off of insider trading, for example, and among other things, just whack them over making money beyond their salaries when it’s clear the gain was because they have the elected/appointed power.
2. Term limits.
Everyone opposed is exposed as a establishment hack.
Ryan interview was great.
It seems it is Ryan’s birthday and they brought out a white frosted cake with a green dollar sign on it representing the budget.
Wallace had him cut it for a FNS photo-op.
I don;t know. Assuming it did (and I expect that will happen this cycle as well, if that's what the established power brokers need to do in order to have their way), the news reporters and opinion makers are stuck, for a while, with 50 delegates on the winner's side of the tally.
Panel on This’ Weak is pretty good, including Laura Ingraham, discussing Romney smearing Newt and his inability to deal with it.
I heard that Fred Barnes admitted he heard Romney aides bragging that they “had Drudge in the bag”????? Anyone see that?
Good morning and thank you very much for the thread!
GO TEA PARTY!
Ryan foiled their desired photo op of him taking a big bite out of a cake with a big dollar sign on it. Imagine how that might have been used.
Brazielle just lied saying the Republicans have no idea for improving the economy if elected as contrasted to the Ryan interview on FNS.
How’s the cough?
If you listen to the Fox panel Newt may as well pack his bags and ride off into the sunset.
You’re in FL, so you have more insight to this than I. I remember hearing something in the last few days about Hispanics breaking for Romney (I don’t recall if it was nationwide or FL, but I think the latter). I remember hearing that Cubans don’t like to be referred to as Hispanics, but I think many lump them in the ‘category’, but I think they did in that poll. I believe that the make-up of “Hispanics” in FL is quite different than say AZ (Cubans rather than Mexicans). This article gave me a little hope for Newt. If the Cuban-Americans are getting tired of Romney’s negative ads, then hopefully, other Floridians are as well.
Cuban-American Leader: Huge Push for Newt Over Mitt
Saturday, 28 Jan 2012 04:46 PM
By David A. Patten
Carlos Perez, one of Ronald Reagan’s closest Miami advisers and a Radio Mambi talk host who is influential in Florida’s Cuban-American community, says there is growing resentment among Hispanics due to lies and distortions from GOP candidate Mitt Romney targeting former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Perez told Newsmax in an exclusive interview Saturday afternoon that a backlash is brewing against the Romney campaigns allegation that Gingrich tried to undermine former President Ronald Reagans agenda.
Perez was a close adviser to President Reagan, and Reagan even acknowledged his Cuban-American friend’s achievement during a State of the Union address.
Among Cuban-Americans, you can bet your life Newt Gingrich will win the primary election, Perez flatly predicted.
Perez, host of a popular Miami radio and television show, said Hispanic voters and especially Cuban-Americans are now backing Newt Gingrich dramatically and getting a little bit mad at the Romney campaign.
Perez endorsed Gingrichs presidential bid on Monday. On Saturday, he told Newsmax that the buzz in the Cuban-American community has turned strongly pro-Gingrich.
I have not seen one Republican candidate in the last 20 or 30 years that has the knowledge, the experience, the ability, and the great ideas that Gingrich has, not only with respect to Cuba, but with respect to other situations, Perez said. I feel there is going to be a tremendous reaction in favor of Gingrich among the Hispanic and the Cuban voters here in South Florida.”
Perez says that Cuban-Americans have been impressed by the fact that Gingrich has vowed to back a “Cuban Spring” — promising to back an overthrow of the Castro regime.
Gingrich said this week that as president he “will not tolerate” the continuation of the Castro regime and will back a democratic uprising in Cuba, much like the one Reagan backed in Poland under communist rule.
Gingrich’s pro-democracy comments for Cuba are the strongest of any presidential candidate since President Reagan, Perez told Newsmax.
Cuban-Americans have lauded Reagan’s strong support for pro-democracy movements throughout the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Perez said Cuban-Americans are extremely concerned that Romney has tried to distort the historical record.
Newt Gingrich without any question follows those ideas, Perez told Newsmax. And it is a shame that Romneys attack is trying to distort that. That is not nice, that is not fair. It is creating a backlash among Cuban-American and other Hispanic voters here in South Florida.
Gingrichs effort to win over Cuban-Americans in the waning days of the campaign in Florida have been bolstered by the former Rep. Dan Burtons presence with him on the campaign trail.
The Indiana Republican is revered in Cuban-American circles for co-sponsoring the Helms-Burton Act, which bolstered international sanctions against the Castro government.
In 1996, as part of a crackdown against the Castro regime, former President Bill Clinton signed the Helms-Burton Act into law.
Hes an extremely popular man among Cuban-Americans, Perez said of Burton, because hes a co-author, along with Sen. Jessie Helms, of the Helms-Burton law that is one of the best laws that has been implemented in the U.S. Congress against Fidel Castro.
Perez said that the buzz in the Cuban-American community has turned strongly pro-Gingrich.
He added that Cuban-Americans are skeptical of the pro-democracy pledges made by the other candidates during the GOP debate in Jacksonville.
Cubans have been, lets say, vaccinated by all the politicians who come here during elections and make empty promises, Perez told Newsmax. For 50 years, weve been hearing the same thing.
But who is the true person who could really make some basic changes concerning the situation in Cuba? Thats Newt Gingrich. He has the ability, the personality, to solve problems, and he is a man of great intelligence, he said.