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  • Newt Gingrich: the modern spokesman (Vanity)

    03/15/2012 7:37:53 PM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 26 replies
    Mar. 15th, 2012 | God-fear-republican
    Few days ago, after running close second to Mr. Santorum in Alabama and Mississippi, Mr. Gingrich lamented that nobody and entire nation could not understand him. At that moment, I said to myself, “Mr. Gingrich, now I know for certain that I would cast a vote for you in any political election!” I have found a true patriotic visionary whose aspiration is to lead the country to her past greatness, not to run just for the grandiosity of Presidency. No one understands him. Political pundits enjoy listening to his speech and keep wondering why he did not break out as...
  • RutherfordGate: Historian Responds to President Obama’s Hayes Slur

    03/15/2012 12:13:42 PM PDT · by blueyon · 35 replies
    New York News and Features ^ | 3/15/2012 | Dan Amira
    It's not unusual for President Obama to criticize his Republican predecessors from time to time, but this morning, he targeted his scorn not at George W. Bush or Ronald Reagan, but ... Rutherford B. Hayes. As Politico reported: Speaking about the need to develop new sources of American energy in Largo, Md., Obama used our 19th president as a failure of forward-thinking leadership. "One of my predecessors, President Rutherford B. Hayes, reportedly said about the telephone: 'It’s a great invention but who would ever want to use one?'" Obama said. "That's why he's not on Mt. Rushmore."
  • PolitiJim to Newt: Please Quit.

    03/14/2012 9:04:34 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 65 replies
    PolitiJim ^ | March 13, 2012 | Politi Jim
    It’s true that in reality, the “win” didn’t change the delegate count all that much. Give or take, all candidates still split the delegates about 2:1 for Santorum. And it’s true that there are clearly enough “winner take all states” that play to the Gingrich game plan that he could still get to the convention with the most candidates, none having 1,144. But it is also clear to me after analyzing the data, I must intelligently weigh the situation for what is the best prospect to beat Obama and sell conservative policies to the American people to save this Republic....
  • UN rights council delves into US voter I.D. laws

    03/14/2012 3:03:12 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/19/2011 | Eric Shawn
    The controversy over requiring voters to provide photo IDs has reached the world stage. The United Nations Human Rights Council is investigating the issue of American election laws at its gathering on minority rights in Geneva, Switzerland.. This, despite the fact that some members of the council have only in the past several years allowed women to vote, and one member, Saudi Arabia, still bars women from the voting booth completely. Officials from the NAACP are presenting their case against U.S. voter ID laws, arguing to the international diplomats that the requirements disenfranchise voters and suppress the minority vote. Eight...
  • Senate Republicans Dread Drawn-Out GOP Primary

    03/14/2012 8:56:50 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 47 replies
    Roll Call ^ | March 14, 2012 | By David M. Drucker
    “Some in the GOP are speculating that the four remaining presidential candidates will be unable to secure the required 1,144 delegates, pushing the decision to a convention floor vote that is typically an orchestrated formality. Senate Republicans expect their party to crown a nominee by the time the primary season ends in June, thus avoiding such a scenario. But they caution that failure to do so would be a political disaster.“It would be a big mistake on our part,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who is not aligned with a presidential candidate. “If we don’t have a nominee [until] Labor...

    03/14/2012 3:58:38 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 14 replies
    Mar. 14th 2012 | God-fear-republican
    MATHEMATICALLY MR. ROMNEY CANNOT CLAIM THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE OUTRIGHT (Vanity) After March 13, after Alabama and Miss., Romney gets total of 391 bound delegates and he needs 1,144 for nomination. So he still needs 1,144 – 391 = 753 bound delegates. About 100 bound delegates of Florida and Arizona that Romney “won” will be challenged and will be re-allocated proportionally by CD or will be unbound, so his number will be reduced even further. In the remaining elections, I consider the following states which traditionally more conservative and growing weary of Romney’s electability, the bound delegates probably will be allocated...
  • POLL: Obama vs. Romney in the general election POLL: Romney vs. Obama - who would win?

    03/13/2012 9:47:19 PM PDT · by gop_overkill · 22 replies · 1+ views ^ | 3/13/2012 | WEPOLLS.COM
    Even though Romney got killed in the south, I still think he's going to be the nominee. But can he beat Obama?
  • Santorum leads in two southern states

    03/13/2012 6:58:41 PM PDT · by docbnj · 49 replies · 1+ views
    With polls now closed in Mississippi and Alabama, exit polls show Romney with a slight lead in Mississippi and Santorum with a slight lead in Alabama as the race in both states remains too close to call.
  • Senate rejects plan to open Arctic refuge to drilling

    03/13/2012 3:09:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 13, 2012 | Sean Cockerham
    WASHINGTON _ The Senate on Tuesday resoundingly rejected a sweeping measure to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other protected areas to oil drilling, as well as to approve construction of the Keystone pipeline project. Tuesday's vote was the first time in four years that the Senate has voted on a measure including ANWR drilling, and it failed miserably.

    03/13/2012 12:28:25 PM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 39 replies
    Mar. 13th 2012 | God-fear-republican
    THE REAL PICTURE OF REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ELECTION BASED ON BOUND DELEGATES. The winner of the first ballot casting at the National Republican Convention will be declared the Party’s nominee to face Obama in November of 2012. So Romney can declare himself an eventual winner of the primary election process ONLY WHEN he can count 1,144 BOUND delegates. However, many states have complicated systems when it comes to allocate their delegates at the National Convention. For example, most Illinois’s 66 delegates, Ohio’s 66, and Penn’s 72 are unbound. We don’t know how many will be bound to which candidates until the...
  • Biden: Obama 'would've been a one-term president' if bin Laden mission had failed

    03/13/2012 9:49:28 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 13, 2012 | Alicia M. Cohn
    President Obama would have ended up a one-term president if last summer's mission to kill Osama bin Laden had failed, according to Vice President Biden. Biden, speaking Monday night at a small fundraising event for Obama's reelection campaign, contrasted Obama's leadership during his first term with that of House Republicans during the debt-ceiling crisis last summer. “This guy’s got a backbone like a ramrod,” Biden said of Obama, according to the White House pool report. He cited the success of the military mission to capture Osama bin Laden in Pakistan last summer as a decisive moment for his presidency. “He...
  • The futility of Campaign 2012: The horse race is over (Obama Wins. BARF!!)

    03/13/2012 9:27:32 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Salon ^ | 3-12-12 | Tom Schaller
    None of this matters. Not Iowa or New Hampshire. Not South Carolina or even Ohio. Not Mitt Romney’s gaffes, nor Newt Gingrich’s impertinence, nor Rick Santorum’s sanctimonies. Not Sheldon Adelson, not Foster Freiss and not even Rush Limbaugh. The 2012 Republican presidential primary may leave a few lasting memories, and could do some irrevocable damage to the GOP brand. President Barack Obama will undoubtedly end up a bit bruised. But mostly it’s pointless, because the 2012 presidential election is effectively over right now: All of the available data indicate that Romney will be the Republican nominee by end of spring,...
  • "Split" the convention - DON'T Split the Vote in the South! Romney is counting on it.

    03/12/2012 9:23:27 PM PDT · by publius321 · 34 replies ^ | 3/12/2012 | Scott Ryan
    as a Santorum supporter I believe that Santorum voters in Alabama should vote for Newt Gingrich as Santorum will not likely win in either of those states. I do not believe that we can afford to vote for Santorum in those southern states right now because if conservatives SPLIT that southern vote, we are in serious danger of giving Romney a victory there, which would encourage the media to push Romney even harder. Also, Newt supporters should DEFINITELY vote for Santorum in Illinois. Santorum can win that state which Romney was counting on. Newt is polling around 10% in Illinois....
  • Mainstream Media to destroy Romney on Mormonism if he gets Nominated?

    03/12/2012 6:38:14 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 27 replies
    Red County ^ | 3/12/12 | Ben Barrack
    In the last presidential campaign, the peek inside Obama's church came courtesy of the Trinity United Church of Christ's DVDs. They revealed an anti-Semitic pastor whose brand of Christianity was rightly questioned. In 2012, the peek inside Mitt Romney's church will come courtesy of people like Helen Radkey, a former Mormon herself who has uncovered the names of individuals who have been posthumously baptized as Mormons. The mainstream media has already reported on Anne Frank being baptized nine times. There are many, many more. In 2008, conservative media pundits declared the death of journalism, in part, because the mainstream media...
  • Pastor / Santorum supporter Calls out Romney's Religion as "Racist"

    03/12/2012 6:14:08 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 4 replies · 1+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 3/12/12 | Ben Barrack
    A Florida pastor is calling for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to publicly renounce his "racist Mormon religion." Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a supporter of fellow GOPer Rick Santorum, also insisted that the former governor of Massachusetts should bow out from the presidential race. The pastor explained his requests during a press conference on Sunday, citing several passages in the Book of Mormon that he says prove the religion is rife with racism. "The purpose of this request is to foster and maintain good race relations here in America," Dozier said in a press release. "The Mormon religion is prejudiced against...
  • Mr. Santorum and Gingrich: Time is running out ...

    03/12/2012 12:56:40 PM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 19 replies
    Mar. 12th 2012 | God-fear-republican
    MR. SANTORUM & GINGRICH, PLEASE LISTEN!!! TIME IS RUNNING TO SAVE OUR BELOVED COUNTRY FROM THE DARK SIDE (OBAMA & ROMNEY) (Vanity) There is not a distinction between an Obama and Romney administration: Both are anti-assault weapon. Both are pro-abortion. Both are pro-same-sex marriage. Both are pro-cap-and-trade. Both are pro-governmental healthcare and individual mandate. Both oppress religious freedom and are against conscience clause. Romney is a former Democrat; Obama is a current Democrat. Both come from very liberal states, Illinois and Massachusetts. Time is running out on the possibility to elect a truly conservative President to lead our country out...
  • Francis Cardinal George: How would the Pope decide to vote?

    03/12/2012 11:04:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Catholic New World: Newspaper of the Archdiocese of Chicago ^ | 03/12/2012 | Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.
    The season of voter primaries is upon us in Chicago and elsewhere. Voting is a moral act, so considering how to vote requires moral deliberation. What are the principles and the issues that help a person of faith decide how to vote? Can the Pope be of help? Since the Pope is sovereign, the question of how to vote doesn’t apply to him personally. But the Holy Father’s Lenten Message for 2012 gives us the framework for shaping our thoughts and honing the considerations we should have in coming to a morally responsible decision on how to vote. Pope Benedict...
  • Obama administration blocks Texas voter ID law

    03/12/2012 10:52:49 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/12/12 | Jeremy Pelofsky
    (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday blocked a new Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot out of concerns it could harm some Hispanic voters who lack such identification. The state law approved in May 2011 required voters to show government-issued photo identification, which could include a driver's license, a military identification card, a birth certificate with a photo, a current U.S. passport, or a concealed handgun permit. The Justice Department said that data from Texas showed that almost 11 percent of Hispanic voters, just over 300,000, did not have a driver's...
  • No Joy In Romneytown – OpEd

    03/12/2012 9:05:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 12 March, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    Rarely have Republican voters made it as obvious that they would rather have anyone else than the inevitable nominee. Romney has the delegates summons all the voter enthusiasm of Taft and Ford combined. The establishment, as usual, isn’t paying attention or pondering the implication of a situation where Rick Santorum is repeatedly beating out Romney, not just because of his message, but because any non-Romney is capable of doing the same thing. And has done it. The history of these primaries has been a list of alternative candidates to Romney who is winning because the candidates have either been personally...

    03/12/2012 3:51:59 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 7 replies · 1+ views
    March 12th, 2012 | God-fear-republican
    Dear Sir, I like to present to you a simple but discouraging analysis upon the coming remaining primaries to show the probability that you both can or cannot deny Mr. Romney the outright nomination and force a brokered convention. Each following line will list the state name by its first 3-4 letters, the model I use to estimate the delegate breakdown in parentheses( lib for liberal), total delegates allocated, and delegate shares designated with R for Romney, S for Santorum, and N for Newt. (Based on delegate counts from Real Clear Politics – which calculated Romney has 455, Santorum 199,...
  • The Romney Problem

    03/11/2012 11:35:23 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 57 replies
    Shameless Vanity ^ | 3/11/2012 | Dick Bachert
    An Internet friend responded to my recent email re. Romney's past tilts to portside by observing that we have no choice but to support him if he is the nominee. While I want Obozo to go away ASAP, as of this writing, it's not looking all that good. My somewhat expanded reply follows. The Obama smear machine will tear Romney to shreds. Here's the narrative: MR's past and current positions are similar/identical to mine. You gonna vote for a rich, white pubbie over the first black president? A rich, white pubbie who was born with a mouth full of silver...
  • Bud’s Gun Shop Sales Reveal the Truth About Guns Sales

    03/10/2012 7:29:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 32 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 9 March, 2012 | Nick Leghorn
    Bud’s Gun Shop is my go-to resource when I need to figure out a fair price for a gun or if I’m looking to pick a new one up. Even with shipping and transfer fees they have a tendency to beat out the local competition. Turns out a few other people have the same opinion, and the result is that Bud’s currently has five times more orders for guns than they did the February following the 2008 election. You know — the month after Obama was sworn in, an event many blame for sky high firearms and ammo prices. They...
  • Thomas Sowell: Gingrich Is the Only One Who Can Debate Obama

    03/10/2012 1:25:20 AM PST · by Marguerite · 165 replies
    FoxNews ^ | March 10, 2012 | Thomas Sowell
    Thomas Sowell explains why Gingrich is the best to take on Obama
  • Film Biographer in Awe of Obama

    03/09/2012 10:09:35 PM PST · by John Semmens · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 March 2012 | John Semmens
    Davis Guggenheim's recently completed film biography presents an unstintingly glowing portrayal of President Barack Obama. There is, to quote Guggenheim, “no downside to this man save the enmity of his enemies.” “Only one other person in the history of the world has led a comparably exemplary life,” Guggenheim asserted. “Jesus healed the sick. Obama gave us healthcare. Jesus fed the multitudes. Obama has put more people on food stamps than any other president. The parallels between the two men's great works are uncanny.” Guggenheim expressed some anxiety that “like Jesus, Obama may be crucified for his efforts. Every day, right-wing...
  • Santorum: Obama, Romney share distrust of America

    03/09/2012 10:03:30 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | 03-09-12 | Staff
    Hoping to tap into deep distrust of Washington, Republican Rick Santorum suggested Friday that President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney share a top priority: to take away Americans' money and freedom so they can tell them how to live. A day before Kansas Republicans weigh in on the party's presidential contest, Santorum looked to shore up support in this Midwestern state that seemed ready to give the former Pennsylvania senator yet another win and further challenge Romney's front-runner status. With sharp rhetoric, Santorum likened Romney to Obama and cast both as unacceptable for conservatives. "We already have one president who...
  • Gov. Brown's taxes costly, less popular

    03/09/2012 1:46:46 PM PST · by landsbaum · 10 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | 3-8-2012 | Orange County Register editorial boarad
    The huge tax increases proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown are becoming much less popular as voters learn more about them. At the rate of decline in popularity over just the past two months, there may be no one left in California who will vote for the higher taxes by the time November balloting arrives, save, of course, Mr. Brown and the principal beneficiaries, public employee union members to whom he panders. Meanwhile, an analysis by the state Board of Equalization, which handles state business taxes, has weighed the impact of the governor's higher taxes and found them quite costly. The...
  • Obama Promises Bunker Busters To Israel If Netanyahu Delays Iran Invasion Until After US Elections

    03/09/2012 12:37:37 PM PST · by RicocheT · 40 replies
    Zero Hedge Blog ^ | 03/08/2012 | Tyler Durden
    "Two days ago Obama held a press conference in which he openly prevaricated and disinformed the world about the true nature of his meeting with Israel PM Netanyahu. Today we find what was truly discussed, courtesy of Israel's Maariv newspaper, Spiegel and Reuters, which all tell us that it was a simple case of quid pro quo, namely that Barack Obama would supply Israel with bunker-busters and refueling planes if Bibi promised to delay an Iran attack until after the presidential election. The implication is simple - avoid an oil price shock this summer and delay it until next winter...
  • Why is Obama singing?

    03/09/2012 12:26:54 PM PST · by Wolf13 · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3-9-12 | Gary Bauer
    Obama sings while the country sinks!

    03/09/2012 10:27:07 AM PST · by bramps · 5 replies
    It’s Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced this week to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.

    03/09/2012 10:26:57 AM PST · by bramps · 1 replies
    It’s Lucy and the football, Iran-style. After ostensibly tough talk about preventing Iran from going nuclear, the Obama administration acquiesced this week to yet another round of talks with the mullahs.
  • OK ... some of you are really ticked at me

    03/08/2012 6:17:49 PM PST · by SolRosenburg · 75 replies
    Neal Nuze ^ | 03/08/2012 | Neal Boortz
    Sorry .. mea culpa. Somehow I missed the memo detailing how my primary function on the radio is to say things that you will all agree with so that nobody will get mad at me. Now, from the looks of the email and Twitter, some of you don’t like me very much at all. Most of you I don’t know personally … so I’ll survive. Some of the folks that are, shall we say, royally pissed, are friends. Now that hurts. But I’ve always been honest with both my friends and my listeners on how I feel about the issues...
  • CBS: Gas Prices Now A Big Factor In Presidential Election (77% Think Most Important)

    03/08/2012 4:46:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    WCCO-TV ^ | 3-7-12 | Esme Murphy
    It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were an important factor in their vote. The poll reflects growing consumer anxiety as gas prices have risen nearly 50 cents a gallon in just over two months. Consumers have been telling us they are cutting corners because for most driving is a necessity. In Minnesota the average price is 3-58. The current national average for a gallon of regular is 3-76, but some analysts are...
  • The Battle of Athens was Waterloo for Crooked Politicians

    03/08/2012 9:31:52 AM PST · by Baynative · 15 replies
    Roots web blog ^ | 3/25/90 (original) | Fred Brown (original)
    HOW MUCH WILL PEOPLE TAKE BEFORE THEY RISE UP? This is an excerpt that brings some good reasons to stop and think about what we are going to face in our next election - It is taken from a longer original article in the Knoxville Tennessee Sentinel I can't find.
  • Super Tuesday By The Numbers

    03/07/2012 3:47:21 PM PST · by gogogodzilla · 9 replies
    RedState ^ | 07 March 2012 | Dan McLaughlin
    The voting is over, and so for the most part is the counting. The delegate math, I leave to others; let’s take a look at how the popular vote has shaped up over the course of this primary season and what conclusions we can draw. First, the overall popular vote before Super Tuesday, on Super Tuesday, and to date.* In addition to listing the candidates’ individual vote totals, I’ve classified them in three groups: the five conservative candidates (Santorum, Gingrich, Perry, Bachmann and Cain), the two moderate candidates (Romney and Hunstman) and the libertarian (Paul). While there will undoubtedly be...
  • Santorum camp asking conservatives to pressure Gingrich to drop out

    03/06/2012 9:18:04 PM PST · by LonelyCon · 254 replies · 6+ views
    MSNBC ^ | March 6, 2012 | Andrew Rafferty
    Rick Santorum's campaign is calling on conservatives to pressure Newt Gingrich to abandon his bid for the White House, a senior adviser told reporters tonight. Senior campaign strategist John Brabender said the key for the campaign going forward will be creating an opportunity to challenge Mitt Romney one-on-one, though Brabender maintained the Santorum campaign would not directly call on Gingrich to drop out of the race. "We're never going to call on anybody to get out, but what we are calling is on Tea Party supporters and conservatives is to rally behind the only candidate that has demonstrated over and...
  • The Tar Baby - a Political Fable

    03/06/2012 6:16:12 PM PST · by Weedle · 27 replies
    ZohoViewer ^ | 3-6-2012 | Rodney Bridges
    The Tar Baby - a Political Fable This was flagged on You Tube as Hate Speech! Almost a word for word adaptation of the John Chandler Harris story. Unbelievable!
  • See, I Told You So: Chicago Wants Romney

    03/06/2012 1:14:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Rush ^ | March 6, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: For the longest time, I, on this program, incurred the wrath of millions of you by suggesting, because you thought I had chosen sides, I still haven't chosen sides. You thought that I had it in for Romney when I pointed out that -- in my view, based on my instincts, my gut, study, my knowledge of who the left is -- I thought they wanted Romney as the nominee all along. I thought that's what Occupy Wall Street was all about was to set up Romney as the guy they were protesting. Romney is the kind...
  • Stupid Is As Stupid Does

    03/06/2012 11:52:31 AM PST · by Renegade · 10 replies
    NJEA ^ | 3/6/12 | NJEA
    NEW JERSEY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION 180 West State Street Post Office Box 1211 Trenton, NJ 08607-1211 609-599-4561 Pledge to be an Educator for Obama Now more than ever, we need to elect a President who shares our vision for a stronger America. President Barack Obama has earned the NEA’s recommendation because of his unwavering support for education and students and his commitment to a vibrant middle class. To show our support for NEA here in New Jersey, NJEA is asking members to take the pledge and become an Educator for Obama. By taking the pledge, you can volunteer to spend...
  • Santorum's private side, through wife's eyes

    03/06/2012 10:44:59 AM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 21 replies
    CBS News ^ | 03-06-12 | Jan Crawford
    In her first network television interview, Karen Santorum offered a revealing look at her husband. Rick Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, is a frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination. Karen Santorum is very much her husband's partner and equal. A lawyer and nurse, she says they talk about policy and strategy, and that she tells him when he slips up. But she has stayed behind the scenes, rarely talking to the media. In our wide-ranging conversation, Karen Santorum was warm and genuine, and talked openly about their lives, their marriage, and the challenges they've endured. "When he walks through the...
  • I Just Voted For "The Crazy Uncle" in Va.

    03/06/2012 7:56:41 AM PST · by central_va · 44 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 3/6/12 | Free Republic
    I just voted in the Va primary. The ballot looked ridiculous. Two names on this huge ballot card, Mortimer and Crazy. I chose crazy. To add insult to injury the polling place had huge signs that saud write in's not allowed. Talk about in your face....
  • IN THIS CORNER: Obama V Newt Debate Preview

    03/05/2012 2:22:18 PM PST · by C. Edmund Wright · 15 replies
    Self ^ | 3-5-2012 | Lee Habeeb
    This is two minutes well worth the time. WELL WORTH IT.
  • Obama sings while America Sinks

    03/05/2012 11:24:25 AM PST · by Wolf13 · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3-5-12 | Gary Bauer
    Check out this new short video--Obama Sings while America Sinks
  • "The Mike Gallagher Show" - Monday, March 5th, 2012 (Newt's SuperPAC for 3 Hours)

    03/05/2012 6:28:30 AM PST · by JediJones · 8 replies
    The Mike Gallagher Show ^ | 3/5/2012 | Mike Gallagher
    One of the best and only consistently fair-to-Newt radio shows out there. Today it's being sponsored by Newt's SuperPAC off and on for the full 3 hours so there should be a big Newt focus. You can listen on Newstalk 990 here:'s the official site:
  • Occupy OKC 'mic checks' Santorum; melee ensues

    03/04/2012 6:25:16 PM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 30 replies
    Red Dirt Report ^ | March 4, 2012 | Andrew W. Griffin
    OKLAHOMA CITY – It was right after the words “mic check” were uttered by Occupy OKC ringleader Jay Fox, that things got really interesting in the crowd listening to a campaign speech by Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum. “Racist, sexist, anti-gay, zealot, fascist, go away!” “Get your hate, out of my state!” “Pro-life, pro-war, what are you fighting for?” This and other chants aimed at Santorum were yelled at the candidate as he tried to speak over the din. It didn’t take long for both male and female Santorum supporters to get in the faces of Fox and other Occupiers...
  • Why the 11th Commandment was important, or Et Tu, Brute... (or Mitt, or Rick, or Ron)?

    03/04/2012 10:52:07 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/4/2012 | Ron Reale
    Once again, we have Newt Gingrich show why we need this year’s primary season to continue into the Republican Convention. While some of the others are trying to jump into Newt’s shoes, and go after the media for their lies and twisting of the facts we all know, Newt not only points out the medias misrepresentations, he also demolishes the policies of this failed, (from an American’s point of view), president. Newt realizes who the real target is. He, from the inside of the electoral process, and Sarah Palin from the outside, is more interested in bringing down Obama than...
  • With Large Turnout, Romney Takes Washington Caucuses

    03/04/2012 4:57:19 AM PST · by Bulwinkle · 9 replies
    NPR ^ | March 4, 2012 | Martin Kaste
    Mitt Romney won Washington state's presidential straw poll Saturday. He got more than one-third of the votes, well ahead of Ron Paul and Rick Santorum, who were battling for second, each with about a quarter. Newt Gingrich had to settle for about one vote in 10. Turnout at the caucuses was huge — about four times the number of people who participated in 2008....
  • Letter To Georgia Officials from SERIOUSLY Hacked Off Citizen re. Obozo Eligibility!

    03/03/2012 11:54:10 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 18 replies
    Personal anon ^ | 3/3/2012 | Anon3/3
    March 3, 2012 Attn: Governor Deal, SOS Brian Kemp, State Atty. Gen. Sam Olens Re: Ballot fraud and criminal cover-up Dear sirs, The facts are now in, having been uncovered and disclosed by AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio at his March 1 press conference, and they speak to criminal activity I have been warning you about since before any of you took office. I am but one man in a State of millions but this man will not stop until justice prevails. Your minions, Judges Michael Malihi and Cynthia Wright have now done your bidding and paved the way for the...
  • Tough times, tough decisions(Sen Campfield dumps Newt)

    03/03/2012 11:29:51 AM PST · by jacknhoo · 55 replies
    Camp4u - Tennessee politics behind the scenes ^ | March 3rd, 2012 | Senator Stacey Campfield
    As the presidential primary draws near in Tennessee, some hard decisions face us. Newt Gingrich to me is the top candidate. Smart, experienced and a great debater with the history of solid results to get it done. In his time as speaker he stood up to the media, balanced budgets, cut unemployment to half what it is now and did a wealth of other great things like reforming our welfare system. He would make an outstanding president. Unfortunately, politics is a cruel mistress. Things shift and momentum turns. After South Carolina 2 mediocre debates and some missteps (such as pushing...
  • Santorum Speaks at GOP Dinner in Ohio

    03/03/2012 5:45:54 AM PST · by Elvina · 27 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 3/2/12 | C-SPAN
    WASHINGTON, DC Friday, March 2, 2012 GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum delivered the keynote speech at the Lake County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner in Eastlake, Ohio. He was introduced by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, who made opening remarks. The latest Ohio Poll, conducted by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati, shows Rick Santorum leads Mitt Romney 37 to 26 percent in Ohio's Super Tuesday Republican primary.
  • Federal court orders May 29 primary date for Texas

    03/01/2012 4:50:05 PM PST · by deport · 18 replies · 4+ views
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The federal court in San Antonio has ordered Texas to hold its primary elections on May 29, resolving for now one of the biggest issues in the state's redistricting battles. The three-judge panel issued the election schedule two days after releasing political maps for Texas to use in the 2012 election. Legal disputes over the maps for congressional and House districts have kept Texas from holding elections. In the primary schedule released Thursday, the filing period for candidates reopens Friday and closes March 9. While the court order clarifies the election schedule, some minority groups...