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  • Trump Says Group of Black Clergy Was Likely Pressured Out of Endorsing Him by Black Lives Matter

    11/30/2015 11:06:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 30, 2015 | AP curated by Chris Enloe
    NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump says he thinks a group of black pastors meeting with him Monday had planned to endorse him for president but were pressured out of it because he "believes all lives matter." "Probably some of the Black Lives Matter folks called them up and said, 'Oh, you shouldn't be meeting with Trump because he believes all lives matter,'" Trump said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," referring to the movement protesting against police brutality and the killing of unarmed African-Americans. Trump predicted some of the 100 black evangelical leaders would endorse him after the meeting, nonetheless....
  • Fmr Congressman Endorses Trump: ‘He’s Right On Target’ About Immigration

    11/28/2015 3:51:34 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/28/2015 | SCOTT GREER
    Former Republican Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode endorsed Donald Trump for president earlier this month and The Daily Caller caught up with the ex-representative to find out why he feels the flamboyant billionaire is the best choice for the White House. "The primary reason is his good positions opposing illegal immigration and reducing legal immigration," Goode told TheDC. "Mr. Trump understands how important that is to stopping the constant flow of illegals across the border. He also wants to mandate e-verify which would help keeping illegals from getting U.S. jobs." While in Congress, Goode was a strong proponent of border security...
  • USAF General Chuck Yeager endorses Donald J. Trump

    11/28/2015 9:34:01 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 56 replies
    Gary Forbes ^ | 11/5/2015 | Chuck Yeager
    Donald Trump's entire life has been made up of success and winning. He's a fighter that clearly loves America and would fight for our nation. Earlier I quoted Trump saying "I love America. And when you love something, you pro- tect it passionately--fiercely, even." We never hear that from Democrats or even from most Republicans. Donald Trump is saying things that desperately need to be said but no other candidate has shown the fortitude to stand up and say them. The criticisms of Trump are amazingly missing something. They are lacking in negative stories from those who work for him...

    11/16/2015 8:44:08 AM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 11-16-2015 | Alex Swoyer
    Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is endorsing GOP presidential candidate Sen. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), because King says Cruz "is the answer to my prayers, a candidate whom God will use to restore the Soul of America." Having served Iowans for decades, King said endorsing a presidential candidate is a "rare opportunity, therefore, cannot be squandered." "It has become a great, great privilege, as the dean of the Iowa Congressional Delegation, to get to know each of the 17 original Republican candidates for president, both professionally and personally," King stated in a press release. I count many, if not all, as...
  • Ted Cruz gets Heritage Foundation ‘endorsement’

    11/10/2015 11:37:15 AM PST · by Isara · 41 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | Steve Deace
    According to a new a report from the Heritage Foundation, Sen. Ted Cruz is just about the ideal presidential candidate.Heritage Action, the political arm of perhaps the most respected think tank in the conservative movement, which is now run by former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, had almost nothing but praise for Mr. Cruz in its first ever presidential policy scorecard.One of the report’s most stirring salutes involves Mr. Cruz’s regular campaign promise to actually do what he says, instead of getting distracted by the many trappings and sellouts of Washington, D.C.Put another way, he won’t lie to you and...
  • Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Named Texas Chairman of Cruz for President

    10/26/2015 8:21:26 AM PDT · by Isara · 7 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/26/15
    Cruz Adds Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, Six Former Perry Supporters and Texas Business Leaders to Texas Leadership TeamHOUSTON, Texas – Today at his national campaign headquarters in Houston, presidential candidate Ted Cruz named Lt. Governor Dan Patrick his Texas Chairman for the Cruz for President campaign. Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, a statewide elected official, will join Railroad Commissioner David Porter as Texas Co-Chair of the Cruz for President campaign. In addition, six major financial supporters of former Gov. Rick Perry’s joined Cruz’s National Finance Team.With today’s announcement, the Cruz for President campaign has secured a significant number of...
  • Cruz Announces 57 Additions to Tennessee Leadership Team, Totaling 84 Conservative Leaders

    10/22/2015 8:45:35 AM PDT · by Isara · 20 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/22/15
    HOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the expansion of his Tennessee Leadership Team, with new endorsements from nine state legislators and 48 pastors, grassroots leaders, and elected officials. These new additions join 27 leaders previously announced, bringing the campaign’s state leadership team to a total of 84 members.“Our Tennessee team continues to grow and demonstrate the commitment to fighting for conservative principles,” said Cruz. “I’m encouraged by the new members of the team who have passionately defended liberty and will help us compete and win the state of Tennessee.”New endorsements include former House Speaker Pro-Tempore Judd Matheny,...
  • Conservative Leaders Endorse Cruz

    10/16/2015 3:26:06 PM PDT · by Isara · 8 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/16/15
    HOUSTON, Texas – Citing his strong commitment to conservative principles and respect for the Constitution, three prominent conservative movement leaders have endorsed Ted Cruz for President. Sandy Rios, Lori Roman, and Susan Carleson have long careers working to further policies based on conservative principles in areas such as education, religious liberty, welfare, the protection of life, and Social Security.“I am thrilled to have the support of three of the conservative movement’s strongest voices for families, religious liberty and the unborn,” said Sen. Cruz. “We are running an aggressive grassroots campaign and their help engaging and motivating conservative voters gives our...
  • 41 Texas Lawmakers Endorse Cruz for President

    09/30/2015 7:37:27 AM PDT · by Isara · 20 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 09/30/15
    Join 6 Texas Congressman in supporting Sen. Ted CruzHOUSTON, Texas — Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today announced the endorsements of 36 Texas State Representatives and five Texas State Senators. They join Texas Congressmen Randy Weber, Louie Gohmert, Michael Burgess, John Culberson, John Ratcliffe, and Brian Babin, totaling 47 Texas lawmaker endorsements for Cruz.“I am thrilled to have these legislators’ support,” said Cruz. “They stand on principle and fight at every turn for the people of Texas. With their help, we will continue to grow our campaign and attract the thousands of supporters in the Lone Star State...
  • Cruz Wins Endorsements From 41 State Lawmakers

    09/30/2015 6:51:46 AM PDT · by Isara · 10 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Sept. 30, 2015 | Patrick Svitek
    In a show of home-state prowess, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has secured the endorsements of more than three dozen state lawmakers in his bid for the White House. Cruz's presidential campaign announced Wednesday that he has won the support of 36 state representatives and five state senators. The slate amounts to more than a third of all Republican members of the Texas Legislature. The list includes many favorites of conservative activists, including all but five of the 19 legislators who voted against Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, for speaker of the House this past session. Also among the endorsers are...
  • Ted Cruz to announce Texas-sized slate of supporters

    09/30/2015 5:09:57 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 11 replies
    chron.com ^ | September 29, 2015 | Kevin Diaz
    WASHINGTON Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, aiming for a big moment in the Texas presidential primary next March, will announce a broad slate of Lone Star State supporters on Wednesday. Cruz's Houston-based presidential campaign plans to roll out an endorsement list of 35 state representatives and five state senators, likely the largest declared contingent of Texas lawmakers so far in the contest for the GOP nomination. They join Texas U.S. Reps. Randy Weber, Louie Gohmert, Michael Burgess, John Culberson, John Ratcliffe, and Brian Babin in endorsing Cruz. A Cruz campaign aide noted that they now have won over a...
  • Why does Maria Sharapova earn $10 million more in endorsements than Serena Williams?

    09/01/2015 2:43:23 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 133 replies
    USA Today | September 1, 2015 | Chris Chase
    USA Today -- Link only due to restrictions from publisher
  • Attorney General Bill Schuette among Michiganders who support presidential candidate Jeb Bush

    08/19/2015 12:00:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    WDIV-TV ^ | August 19, 2015 | Halston Herrera, Senior News Editor
    DETROIT - Attorney General Bill Schuette is among the Michiganders who are endorsing Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush. In a statement Wednesday, Bush listed a handful of state leaders whom he said would help bring his "message of opportunity and renewal to every corner of the state." "I am happy to have the support of so many of Michigans great leaders and look forward to growing the team. Michigan is a key state and I will work hard to earn the support of every voter," Bush said. Bush is scheduled to visit Michigan for the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference on...
  • Ralph Hudgens and Jody Hice to Head Up Ted Cruz Georgia Campaign

    08/06/2015 6:36:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Peach Pundit ^ | August 6, 2015 | Jon Richards
    The Ted Cruz presidential campaign today announced its Georgia leadership team, as the candidate prepares to speak at the Red State Gathering in Atlanta, and to visit Savannah, Newnan and Midland over the weekend. The Peach State campaign will be headed by Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and 10th District Congressman Jody Hice. From the press release: Sen. Cruz is the kind of principled conservative we need to stop the Washington Cartel of establishment politicians and special interests who govern to enrich themselves before the American people, said Georgia Chairman Ralph Hudgens. I am proud to serve as his Georgia...
  • Endorsements for the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016

    08/05/2015 6:10:49 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 1 replies
    Wikipedia ^ | 8/5/15 | Wikipedia
    This is a list of political endorsements for declared candidates for the Republican primaries for the 2016 United States presidential election. Unless otherwise stated, all individuals/groups listed below as giving endorsements, are members of (or supporters of) the Republican Party. The value of political endorsements varies, depending on whom they are from, when the are given, and other factors. Especially crucial[1] are endorsements from politicians who live in the chronologically-earlier states during the 2016 caucuses and primaries. Particularly valuable[2] are endorsements from governors, federal senators, and federal representatives. Endorsements given by a person (or group) which is based in the...
  • Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars: My vote is going to Marco Rubio

    07/14/2015 6:34:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rick Harrison
    Now that there are more than a dozen hats in the ring on the Republican side of the election and several lining up on the other side, I have chosen my favorite: Marco Rubio. I learned a long time ago that you dont need to agree with a candidate 100 percent of the time, but if you find one you agree with most of the time who speaks well, has knowledge and is for business, genuine and electable, you may have found just the person youd like to see run the USA and take us to a better place. That...
  • Brian Babin becomes fifth Texas congressman to endorse Ted Cruz

    07/03/2015 12:02:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Dallas Morning News' Trail Blazers ^ | July 2, 2015 | Sylvan Lane
    Sen. Ted Cruz now has five fellow Texan members of Congress publicly backing his 2016 presidential run. Cruzs campaign announced Thursday morning the endorsement of Rep. Brian Babin, R-Woodville. Ted has shown the conservative leadership and fortitude we so desperately need in our nations highest office, said Babin in a statement released by the Cruz campaign. Now is a time for truth, echoing the title of the senators new book, and he will speak honestly to the American people. Like Cruz, Babin has been critical of Republican leadership and President Barack Obamas executive actions on immigration. Babin voted present in...
  • 4 Texas Congressmen Say They're Backing Cruz's 2016 Bid

    05/21/2015 10:04:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | May 20, 2015 | Abby Livingston
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign will announce the endorsements of four members of the Texas congressional delegation. Republican U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess of Lewisville, John Culberson of Houston, Louie Gohmert of Tyler and John Ratcliffe of Heath are all backing the state's junior senator on Thursday, according to a Cruz campaign news release obtained by The Texas Tribune. Gohmert had a specifically pointed statement in the batch of endorsements. "With a Ted Cruz Presidency, America will finally be respected around the world again as other nations will see a courageous and intellectual leader, NEVER wavering on principle, who stands...
  • Ja Rule just endorsed Hillary Clinton

    05/08/2015 6:50:44 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Ja Rule will always be there when Hillary Clinton calls and he will always be on time. The rapper and former federal prison inmate appeared on Fox Business on Thursday to discuss Magnises, a credit card company he's working with. While there, Ja Rule was asked who he's backing in the 2016 presidential election.
  • By Not Endorsing Hillary, De Blasio 'Maybe Playing More Dangerous Game Than He Realizes'

    04/22/2015 3:04:06 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Serious question: what did Mark Halperin mean when he said that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio "may be playing a more dangerous game than he realizes" by refusing so far to endorse Hillary? On today's With All Due Respect, Halperin prefaced his ominous observation by saying that there is "furor in Hillary Clinton's camp" over the matter. De Blasio's omission certainly is striking, considering that he was Hillary's campaign manager when she ran for Senate from New York. View the video here.
  • R. Lee Ermey says hes gonna vote for TED CRUZ

    04/16/2015 2:03:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | April 16, 2015
    This is just a short clip I found of R. Lee Ermey at the NRA convention (I believe) saying that hes gonna vote for Ted Cruz: (VIDEO-AT-LINK)If Ted Cruz is good enough for Gunny, then you know hes right for America.
  • Equality California Becomes First LGBT Organization to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President in 2016

    03/16/2015 5:06:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Towleroad ^ | March 16, 2015 | Kyler Geoffroy
    Equality California has taken a preemptive step in the 2016 race for the White House and become the first LGBT organization to endorse Hillary Clinton for president, the group confirmed in a statement today: "We want Hillary Clinton to run and are ready to mobilize our 800,000 members to help her win," said Equality California's Executive Director Rick Zbur. "We're enthusiastic about her candidacy because she has the best record of accomplishment on LGBT issues of any potential candidate. Equality California is ready for Hillary!" As Secretary of State, Clinton championed the rights of LGBT people around the world, making...
  • The Many Memes of Sarah Palin

    01/05/2015 1:43:21 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 5, 2015 | M. Joseph Sheppard
    Defining a politicians personality, whether positively to build them up, or negatively to tear them down, is a basic rule of politics. Themes can define an image e.g. "Roosevelt's categorization of Al Smith as "The Happy Warrior" or Democrat folklore depicting William Jennings Bryan as "the Great Commoner" are two classic positive examples. On the negative side, Mitt Romney never recovered from being defined as "Mr. 1 percent", nor did John Kerry from being "Mr. Flip Flop." Once a politician is defined (fairly or unfairly doesn't enter into the picture) as say, Rick Perry was as a forgetful ditherer, it...
  • American Thinker proves why Sarah Palin is the most powerful female politician

    12/27/2014 8:11:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Houston Examiner ^ | December 27, 2014 | Mark Whittington
    The end of 2014 marks, as the ends of all years do, the creation of best of and worst of awards. It was in that spirit that the American Thinking awarded former Alaska governor, former vice presidential candidate, and most powerful female politician on the planet, the American Achiever of 2014 award in a piece on Saturday. As she contemplates her political future, such as a possible run for the presidency, Palin can indeed look back on 2014 as a year in which much was achieved. When one describes Palin as the most powerful female politician on the planet, one...
  • American Achiever of 2014: Sarah Palin

    12/27/2014 9:44:05 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 27, 2014 | M. Joseph Sheppard
    It would be the height of churlishness for even the most inveterate leftist to deny the import of someone who made Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People" list, and then the Smithsonian Institution's "100 Most Significant Americans Of All Time" list. Both affirmations were earned by former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. To then accept Governor Palin as "American Achiever of the Year 2014" would be for most, if not all on the left (and to be fair, many in the GOP) no doubt a bridge too far. However, such partisanship should not stand in the way of...
  • Sarah Palin backs Barry Loudermilk, Bob Johnson in House runoffs (Georgia)

    07/15/2014 12:15:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Sarah Palin visits South Fulton in April to campaign for Karen Handel. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin weighed in via Facebook this morning with a couple of Georgia GOP U.S. House runoff endorsements: former state Sen. Barry Loudermilk of Cassville in the 11th and surgeon Bob Johnson of Savannah in the 1st. Its another tea party stamp of approval for Loudermilk and Johnson, who have the backing of national groups as well. When Palin backed Karen Handel in the U.S. Senate primary, the Handel campaign reported a surge of donations. Heres Palins full post: Just back from a beautiful weekend...
  • Floyd Mayweather Heads 2014 List Of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes

    07/13/2014 5:24:10 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 11, 2014 | Kurt Badenhausen
    Floyd Mayweather has been cashing multi-million checks for his fights for more than a decade. He banked at least $25 million for each of his past nine bouts going back to 2007 when he defeated Oscar De La Hoya in the most watched fight in the history of boxing pay-per-view events. Mayweather has earned almost $400 million in the ring since he turned pro in 1996 after the Olympics, but he has never had a year like this past one. Mayweather earned $105 million during the past 12 months for 72 minutes of work in the ring for fights against...
  • Sarah Palin to make by-invitation Southwest Florida campaign stop

    04/01/2014 5:43:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Naples Daily News ^ | April 1, 2014 | Staff
    NAPLES Sarah Palin is heading back to Southwest Florida. Palin, the former governor of Alaska and the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser for District 19 congressional candidate Lizbeth Benacquisto on Thursday. The invitation-only event is being called a backyard barbecue. Donors can pay $500 per person to attend, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by the Daily News. Erin Isaac, a spokeswoman for Benacquisto, confirmed Palin would be in town for a fundraiser. We anticipate a tremendous turnout for Gov. Palin and Lizbeth Benacquisto, she said. Benacquisto, a state senator and...
  • Stop the Magnet Endorses TX. State & Fed Races

    02/18/2014 5:48:06 AM PST · by magna carta · 12 replies
    Stop the Magnet ^ | Feb.16,2014 | Liz Theiss
    Stop the Magnet commends the candidates for responding to our survey on immigration enforcement strategies. We did not endorse all races but carefully considered those who stepped up to the plate on this difficult issue. In some cases, there were multiple respondents in a given race that we felt would honor the enforcement viewpoint but decided to let the voters make the call. Please use the search tool on our site to see if your preferred candidate responded or not. If they did not, contact their campaign office and encourage them to get their point of view on the record....
  • With Senate at Stake, Two Ex-GOP Senators Endorse Democrats

    01/29/2014 5:48:03 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    National Review Online ^ | January 28, 2014 | John Fund
    With control of the U.S. Senate up for grabs this November, a single seat may determine who has the majority. Thats why Republicans should find it disconcerting that two of their establishment lions have broken ranks and are backing Democratic candidates in competitive races. The latest apostate is former senator John Warner of Virginia, who announced this week he is backing incumbent Democratic senator Mark Warner for reelection. He is thus giving the back of his hand to former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie, a former George W. Bush adviser, who has a decent shot at winning and is no wild-eyed...
  • Kids may be highly influenced by athletes endorsement of unhealthy foods

    10/07/2013 11:56:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 7, 2013, 12:24 PM | Michelle Castillo
    Its hard to watch any sporting event without seeing a commercial featuring a star athlete such as Peyton Manning or LeBron James. Now, a study published on Oct. 7 in Pediatrics shows that a lot of the foods they are promoting are unhealthy, concerning pediatricians because adolescents are among their primary viewers. Professional athletes wouldnt endorse tobacco today because it would be a liability for them, lead study author Marie Bragg, a doctoral candidate in psychology at Yale University, told the Globe and Mail. Were hoping one day that the same would be true for unhealthy foods.
  • MAY 15, 2013 Sarah Palin Supports Jason Smith (MO 8th District special election)

    05/15/2013 3:10:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    MyMOInfo.com ^ | May 15, 2013 | Luke Turnbough
    Less than a month remains before the June 4th special election for Congressman in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Both major candidates continue to get endorsements from within their own party. Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has endorsed the Republican contender Jason Smith while the Democratic contender has received an endorsement from Governor Jay Nixon. Others running for the open seat, that was vacated when Jo Ann Emerson resigned, include Constitution Party candidate Doug Enyart, Libertarian Bill Slantz and two write-in candidates Thomas Brown and Doctor Robert George.
  • Our View: President of the United States: Mitt Romney (Peoria, Illinois newspaper!)

    11/04/2012 3:56:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Peoria Journal Star ^ | November 4, 2012 | The Editors
    Four years ago, one of the two major party candidates then pursuing the White House - Barack Obama or John McCain - was about to inherit the most challenging situation any president had faced in 70 years: an America on the verge of economic collapse, at war on two fronts. At the time, this page noted that there was "no limited government candidate for this era of undisciplined and damaging spending excess." That turned the decision to other factors, and ultimately made it easier to endorse Obama, who would become the nation's 44th president. To some degree every election is...
  • Wisconsin State Journal endorses Romney, becomes latest paper to flip from Obama in 08

    11/04/2012 1:17:28 PM PST · by Factfinder · 2 replies
    www.poynter.org ^ | Novemeber 4, 2012 | Julie Moos
    In the final hours of the presidential campaign, the largest endorsing newspaper in the swing state of Wisconsin has thrown its support to GOP nominee Mitt Romney...
  • 500 Admirals, Generals to Endorse Romney

    11/04/2012 5:07:40 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    500 Admirals, Generals to Endorse Romney Nearly 500 former military admirals and generals are poised to endorse Mitt Romney, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. The group will post a full page ad in the Washington Times on Monday. The advertisement will have the headline, We, the undersigned, proudly support Governor Mitt Romney as our nations next President and Commander-in-Chief, followed by the names of the former military commanders. A spokesman for the group emphasized its independence from the official campaign. The Romney campaign has not sanctioned this ad buy, a spokesman said, and the members of the group are...
  • Our choice for Americas future: The Daily News endorses Mitt Romney for president

    11/03/2012 11:56:37 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 71 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | 11/3/2012 | New York Daily News
    Americas heart, soul, brains and muscle the middle- and working-class people who make this nation great have been beset for too long by sapping economic decline. So, too, New York breadwinners and families. ~snip~ Revival of the U.S. as a land of opportunity and upward mobility is the central challenge facing the next President. The question for Americans: Who is more likely to accomplish the mission Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? Four years ago, the Daily News endorsed Obama, seeing a historic figure whose intelligence, political skills and empathy with common folk positioned him to build on...
  • Black Publisher Endorses Romney

    11/03/2012 8:18:25 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    /www.michronicleonline.com ^ | Nov 2, 2012 | richard prince,
    Black Publisher Endorses Romney Category: Breaking News Published on Friday, 02 November 2012 15:25 Written by richard prince, the root He did so after revealing that he disagreed with his paper's endorsement of Obama. Rufus Friday Disagrees With Editorial Board The publisher and president of the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader became one of few prominent African Americans to publicly support Mitt Romney for president Sunday when the paper's editorial board disclosed that Rufus M. Friday disagreed with its endorsement of President Obama. ". . . He chose not to use his power as publisher to overrule the majority," the Herald-Leader's endorsement...
  • Subject: Election2012 Presidential endorsements by military

    11/02/2012 12:51:39 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 13 replies
    email | 11/2/12
    The New York Times just announced that Retired General Colin Powell had endorsed Obama for President. Here is a more complete list of endorsements by general officers. Obama's Military Endorsements: General Wesley Clark, USA, (Ret) General Colin Powell, USA (Ret) Major General Paul Eaton, USA (Ret) Admiral Donald Gutter, USN, former JAG of the Navy, (Ret) Admiral John Nathman, USN, (Ret) Mitt Romney's Military Endorsements: Admiral James B. Busey, USN, (Ret.) General James T. Conway, USMC, (Ret.) General Terrence R. Dake, USMC, (Ret) Admiral James O. Ellis, USN, (Ret.) Admiral Mark Fitzgerald, USM, (Ret.) General Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF, (Ret)...
  • Mittmentum: Newspapers Increasingly Dump Obama For Romney

    10/30/2012 4:38:41 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 21 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 10/30/2012 | IBD Staff
    President Obama spent roughly half an hour last Tuesday on the phone with the Des Moines Register's publisher and editor, desperately trying to win the influential Iowa newspaper's endorsement for a second term. "You'll feel better when you give it," Obama told them, after touting what he said were four years of accomplishments, along with promises of strong economic growth should he get four more years. Three days later, the Register endorsed Mitt Romney the first Republican the paper has backed in 40 years. [snip] The Register isn't the only newspaper to abandon Obama this year after eagerly endorsing...
  • Chicago Daily Herald Endorses Romney

    10/30/2012 1:05:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | October 28, 2012 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    On Sunday, the Chicago Daily Herald, the second largest daily newspaper in metropolitan Chicago, endorsed Mitt Romney for President in 2012. In 2008, the Daily Herald endorsed hometown Senator Barack Obama for President: In endorsing Illinois favorite son in 2008, we declared Obama has a chance to be a great president. We said, He offers a new kind of politics. A politics that breaks down the old partisan walls. A politics that strives to bring people together. A politics of hope.... But four years later, where is the hope? Where is the confident swagger and leadership to uplift the nations...
  • Romney wins all four major Iowa newspaper endorsements

    10/28/2012 1:07:55 PM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 26 replies
    Powerline ^ | 28 Oct 12 | Paul Mirengoff
    Last night, I noted that the Des Moines Register endorsed Mitt Romney for president. This is the first time that paper has endorsed the Republican presidential nominee since 1972. It turns out that the Des Moines Register is not alone among Iowa newspapers. In fact, the three other major newspapers in this battleground state also endorse Romney. They are the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Quad City Times, and the Sioux City Journal. The titles of the Quad City Times and Sioux City Journal endorsements might be particularly galling to diehard supporters of our once hopey-changey president: Ready for Change and...
  • Gallup: Obama Approval Tanking, Romney Leads by Five [Sandy Moves Romney to Ohio Then on to Wi.]

    10/28/2012 10:18:20 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 28, 2012 | Guy Benson
    October 28, 2012 Gallup: Obama Approval Tanking, Romney Leads by Five By Guy Benson 10/28/2012   Drip, drip, drip with nine days to go:   In the most precipitous decline it has seen in more than a year, President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped 7 points in three days, according to Gallup. In the three-day period ending on Oct. 23, says Gallup, 53 percent said they approved of the job Obama was doing and 42 percent said they did not...On Oct. 26, it dropped yet again to 46 percent who said they approved and 49 percent who said...
  • Romney Sweeps Major Iowa Newspaper Endorsements

    10/28/2012 9:57:07 AM PDT · by TBBT · 6 replies
    The Corner ^ | 10/28/2012 | Eliana Johnson
    On the heels of the Des Moines Registers endorsement, Mitt Romney snagged endorsements today from the three other major Iowa papers: the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Quad City Times, and the Sioux City Journal. Economic issues tipped the balance here, and the Gazette captured the sentiment expressed in all four endorsements:
  • Endorsement: The case for Mitt Romney for president [The Daily Herald, Arlington Heights IL]

    10/28/2012 6:07:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    The Daily Herald ^ | October 28, 2012 | Editorial Board
    Here, finally, we are. After months of seemingly endless campaigning, we arrive at the last few days of the race for the White House. After all that campaigning, many have openly wondered how anyone could still be undecided. Were not among those who wonder. We believe the choice for president in 2012 is both difficult and profound. Whomever is elected will be trusted in large measure with the fate of a stumbling economy, a foreboding debt crisis, a gridlocked government and an unstable world. But now after weeks of debate and reflection, and a good amount of uncertainty on our...
  • Obama better choice in critical election

    10/28/2012 5:51:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    The Day (New Haven, CT) ^ | October 28, 2012 | Editors
    As he prepares to face the voters' verdict, President Barack Obama can rightly take credit for leading an economic recovery from the most serious economic collapse since the Great Depression. The $831 billion stimulus bill approved soon after the president took office, the middle-class tax cuts, and the auto industry bailout contributed to that turn-around. The president has made mistakes, certainly. The stimulus was arguably too small and rolled out too slow. President Obama should have used his political popularity at the time to push for more. In a second-term the president, free from concerns about re-election and no longer...
  • Salt Lake Tribune endorses Obama (Video)

    10/19/2012 8:51:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | October 19, 2012 | Alison Peek
    The Salt Lake Tribune is receiving national media attention for its endorsement of the reelection of President Barack Obama. News organizations including CNN, the Washington Post and POLITICO all seem shocked that the state's leading newspaper is endorsing the incumbent, not the "favorite son."
  • Our pick for president: Romney(Orlando Sentinel, endorsed Obama in 2008)

    10/18/2012 6:55:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 27 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | Thursday, October 18, 2012 | House Editorial
    SNIP Now the president and his supporters are attacking Romney because his long-term budget blueprint calls for money-saving reforms to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, three of the biggest drivers of deficit spending. Obama would be more credible in critiquing the proposal if he had a serious alternative for bringing entitlement spending under control. He doesn't. Romney is not our ideal candidate for president. We've been turned off by his appeals to social conservatives and immigration extremists. Like most presidential hopefuls, including Obama four years ago, Romney faces a steep learning curve on foreign policy. But the core of Romney's...
  • Romney Just Got Another Endorsement From a Popular Hollywood Actress

    10/12/2012 3:10:29 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/12/12 | Billy Hallowell
    When it comes to Hollywood endorsements, Republicans usually have to take what they can get. The big names generally tend to swing left-of-center, as Tinseltowns elite regularly host fundraisers and head out on the campaign trail in support of Democratic candidates. This electoral cycle is no different, however it appears that a few, more prevalent actors and performers are stepping up to the plate to endorse GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Clint Eastwood, Stacey Dash, and now Lindsay Lohan. Despite recently getting into an alleged altercation with a Republican congressional staffer, Lohan is anything but turned off by the...
  • Ron Paul: No, I won't be endorsing Romney any time soon".

    05/10/2012 10:20:08 AM PDT · by RitaOK · 28 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | May 9, 2012 | Ed Morissey
    Larry Kudlow asks the most pertinent question about Ron Pauls continuing efforts on the campaign trail after Mitt Romney has all but wrapped up the GOP nomination, which is what Paul hopes to accomplish by continuing to contest it. Paul says hes not ready to follow Rick Santorums lead by endorsing Romney in the near future and why should he? Hes raising money with a low burn rate, grabbing enough delegates to have the party establishment worried, and putting himself in position to force some policy changes in the party platform. Ron Paul is having the time of his...
  • Romney's Practical Vision vs. Obama's Left-Wing Extremism

    05/05/2012 9:42:12 PM PDT · by Innovative · 23 replies
    Forbes ^ | may 3, 2012 | Peter Ferrara,
    In his weekly radio address on April 14, President Obama displayed his lifelong commitment to an ideological extremism of pure theory unhinged from reality. That failure of leadership is why America is in a scary downward slide that will not stop until fundamental change is made at the top. The bottom line is that raising tax rates on investment income to finance increased government spending could not be a more confused, upside down policy to promote economic growth. It reflects only Obama's extreme, neo-Marxist ideology, which is fundamentally offended by investment income flowing to "the rich." In sharp contrast, presumptive...