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  • Erick Erickson: 'I think the time has come for Mitt Romney'

    05/25/2016 6:30:49 AM PDT · by kddid · 67 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/20/16 | Brianna Gurciullo
    Not only does Erick Erickson want Mitt Romney to restart a search for a third-party candidate to challenge Donald Trump, he also wants Romney to consider being that person. The conservative blogger wrote for The Resurgent on Friday that he would "gladly work for a Romney Presidency given the choices between" Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and Trump. . . . Romney has also refused to back the presumptive Republican nominee, attacking Trump for refusing to release his tax returns and previously saying "Trumpism has become associated with racism, misogyny, bigotry, xenophobia, vulgarity and, most recently, threats and violence."
  • Axelrod: The Perception That We're Negative is...Romney's Fault

    07/26/2012 3:22:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | July 25, 2012 | Guy Benson
    Good luck with this argument, Axe: Axelrod Says Their Attack Ads Aren't Why People Think They're Running Negative CampaignScarborough's chuckle is perfect.  The Obama campaign has outspent Romney overall, besting the Republican by a 3-to-1 margin on battleground television ads thus far.  More than three-quarters of those ads have been negative, and many of those negative ads have been debunked as false by independent fact-checkers.  Now that Romney and his allies have hit back with ads correcting the record and pointing out the death of 'hope and change," Axelrod is blaming them for the public perception that Obama's gone mega...
  • A Pledge Never to Vote for Romney: Send a Message to the GOP

    09/12/2011 4:22:19 PM PDT · by xzins · 381 replies · 1+ views
    Vanity | September 12, 2011 | Xzins
    Romney is Obama-Lite. Take the simple pledge: I will not vote for Romney for any reason.
  • What if Romney Wins the GOP Nomination for President in 2012?

    05/11/2011 7:40:34 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 103 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 10,2011 | Myra Adams
    A visit to a therapist might be necessary to help conservatives work through their issues with the current frontrunner. What if Mitt Romney wins the Republican nomination for president in 2012? A vast majority of conservatives become anxiety-ridden at the mere posing of this question, and many go ballistic at the thought of it actually happening. So a quick visit to a therapist may be helpful. Imagine yourself lying on a couch in the spring of 2012 with soothing music playing in the background. News breaks that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has clinched the Republican nomination for president. Your...
  • The GOP Establishment's Futile Battle Against Donald Trump

    04/21/2011 6:50:19 AM PDT · by PSYCHO-FREEP · 101 replies
    The New Republic ^ | 04/20/2011 | Ed Kilgore
    During the 2008 election cycle, Mitt Romney was often accused of treating politics more like a consumer-focused business than an exercise in leadership. My view is, we ought to double Guantanamo, he said, radiating the sense that if primary voters wanted something, anything, hed be willing to sell it. His strategists obsessed about creating and selling Brand Romney. To many, these efforts made him look like a crass twit, a market researchers caricature of the perfect Republican candidate, even as he came in second-place for the GOP nomination. This election, however, Romney may have to compete with Donald Trump.
  • Donald Trump on Obama: Investigate Rezco!

    04/17/2011 1:48:38 PM PDT · by FredDardick · 75 replies
    Conservative Spotlight ^ | April 17, 2011 | Fred Dardick
    I highly doubt Donald Trump is presidential material, but he sure makes for one great Republican attack dog. Finally a celebrity big enough to get the attention of Americans outside of the conservative community is speaking out against Obamas shady past. After once again raising legitimate concerns over Obamas sham birth certificate during an appearance on the Fax News program Hannity, Trump expressed alarm over Obamas real estate dealings with convicted Chicago influence peddler Antoin Tony Rezco. For those of you who still havent heard, Obamas Chicago home that he bought in 2005 was located on a property split into...
  • Trump Knocks Obama, Calls Romney Small.

    04/17/2011 11:18:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    The Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire ^ | April 17, 2011 | Neil King Jr.
    To hear The Donald tell it, he totally trumps President Barack Obama as a messenger and far outweighs Mitt Romney as a businessman. Riding a surge in the polls recently, Donald Trump let loose on CNNs State of the Union on Sunday, blaming Mr. Obama for soaring oil prices and disparaging Mr. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and his potential rival for the 2012 Republican nomination, as basically small business guy. Showing his usual flair for letting it rip, Mr. Trump said the U.S. had become a laughingstock throughout the world under Mr. Obama. Were he president, Mr. Trump said,...
  • Donald Trump The Fraud

    04/17/2011 10:33:50 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 93 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-16-11 | Curt
    I've been amazed at some of the support given to Donald Trump from readers and Republicans throughout the country. The man is a joke people. A complete and utter sham. Stop wasting precious time and support for this fraud. A new poll supposedly shows that he is leading the pack....not so fast: PPP took a sloppily-designed poll and is spinning it to make Republicans look as crazy as possible. This may be comforting to partisan Democrats (like, say, the people who work at PPP), but there's no reason for the rest of us to take it seriously. Mark Levin...
  • A novice no more, Romney focuses on Obama, economy

    03/06/2011 8:14:41 AM PST · by lowbridge · 120 replies
    AP/Yahoo ^ | March 6, 2011 | LIZ SIDOTI
    This time, Mitt Romney has a clear pitch: I'm the strongest Republican to challenge President Barack Obama on the country's single biggest issue the economy. "He created a deeper recession, and delayed the recovery," Romney said Saturday, previewing his campaign message before Republicans in this influential early nominating state. "The consequence is soaring numbers of Americans enduring unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies. This is the Obama Misery Index, and it is at a record high." "It's going to take more than new rhetoric to put Americans back to work it's going to take a new president," said the former...
  • Palin barely tops muddled national GOP presidential picture

    12/08/2010 4:43:50 AM PST · by techno · 52 replies
    public policy polling ^ | December 8, 2010 | techno
    Overall: Palin 21% Gingrich 19% Romney 18% Huckabee 16% Conservatives: Palin 24% Gingrich 23% Romney 15% Huckabee 14% Men: Palin 23% Gingrich 23% Romney 16% Huckabee 11% 46-65 age category: Palin 21% Romney 18% Gingrich 17% Huckabee 14% 65+ age category: Palin 23% Romney 19% Gingrich 17% Huckabee 17% This is the first time that Palin has led in any national PPP poll of GOP contenders and among these categories. Could this be a preview of coming attractions? Yes, there is no frontrunner right now as Karl Rove suggests. But could Palin become a clear frontrunner by the end of...
  • Mitt Romney, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Part 1, Part 2 & 3 [VIDEO]

    12/02/2010 12:43:25 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 25 replies
    HULU ^ | Wed, Dec 1, 2010 | Staff
    Part 1 & 2 Jay asks Mitt Romney about running for President in 2012, The Bushes and Sarah Palin. Mitt Romney talks about what Republicans should be focused on.
  • Palin Support Limited Among Wealthy, College-Educated Republicans (here comes MSM talking points)

    11/24/2010 6:12:30 PM PST · by dselig · 106 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 24, 2010, 8:44 pm | By NATE SILVER
    Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor, is among the more natural populist politicians of our time, frequently critiquing elites in the press, the Democratic Party, and the Republican establishment. It is one of the reasons along with her working-class background and the sense of authenticity that she can often convey that she is so popular with some voters. One potential problem for Ms. Palin, however, is that plenty of well-to-do and well-educated voters those whom we might think of as belonging to the elite will be participating in the Republican primaries. Three recent surveys of Republican...
  • Don't let FreeRepublic become DemocratUnderground.

    11/18/2010 10:38:27 AM PST · by Democrats hate too much · 648 replies
    11/18/2010 | Me
    Free Republic is a pro-life, pro-family, pro-liberty constitutional conservative activist web site. Those who cannot live with that should simply stay away!! (saves wear and tear on my zot button - bitterly clinging redneck, Jim) Romney is an unrepentant abortionist/statist lying political whore! Just to be absolutely clear, there will never ever be a RINO Romney campaign on FR!! If he somehow becomes the nominee, FR will be running a full-time campaign to DEFEAT him!! If you wish to support him then I suggest you sign off FR and onto Wankers for Mitt!! Those statments make me worry that FreeRepublic...
  • Howie Carr thread week of Oct. 3, 2010

    10/02/2010 9:58:19 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 56 replies ^ | 10/3/10 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread for the week starting with his Sunday Herald column
  • Delaware and NH General Election Number Preview

    09/13/2010 6:14:42 PM PDT · by speciallybland · 59 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 09/13/2010 | Tom Jensen
    Just finished the general election numbers in Delaware and New Hampshire. Not going to release them until Wednesday when we have nominees but in one case the conventional wisdom about who's more electable was confirmed and in the other it was not: -In Delaware Chris Coons polls 26 points better against Christine O'Donnell than Mike Castle. Castle's net favorability is 25 points higher than O'Donnell's. That electability gap is even wider than what we saw a month ago when Castle did 20 points better against Coons than O'Donnell.
  • Why Sarah Palin can really become president in 2012

    08/14/2010 7:14:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 126 replies · 1+ views
    Irish Central ^ | August 13, 2010 | Patrick Roberts
    Yes, children Sarah Palin really can become president of the United States. Take a look at yesterday's CNN poll. It shows Mitt Romney just three points ahead of Irish American Palin right before the kickoff for the 2012 republican nomination which begins the day after the November mid-terms. That three points is within the margin of error. It is also within the margin of error of those pundits who say that Palin has no chance to be selected. They are dead wrong and this poll bears that out. This poll says otherwise, as do a slew of results, including last...
  • Oh my: Palin 28, Romney 18, Gingrich 17, Huckabee 13

    07/23/2010 6:37:48 PM PDT · by TitansAFC · 106 replies · 3+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 7-23-10 | Allahpundit
    Via Conservatives 4 Palin, not only is this the best poll Ive seen for her this year, it comes from the august precincts of The Economist. Dude, is this happening? Sarah Palin 28% Mitt Romney 18% Newt Gingrich 17% Mike Huckabee 13% Mitch Daniels 4% Tim Pawlenty 1% Mike Pence 1% Haley Barbour 1% John Thune 1% No preference 17% Thats a sample of Republicans, natch. Among tea-partiers, specifically, its Palin 26, Romney 19, Gingrich 16, and Huckabee 14. (Mitt does better among tea-partiers than among the GOP generally?) She also leads among a sample of all voters, albeit by...
  • What we do (and don't) know about Sarah Palin and 2012 (A View from the Left)

    07/11/2010 6:15:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies · 1+ views
    Salon ^ | July 9, 2010 | Jonathan Bernstein
    If she does run for president, her path will be more complicated than her true believers realize. Andrew Sullivan has a good roundup of some of the recent punditry about Sarah Palin and the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. I've given my position before: Anyone who thinks she has it locked up is nuts, and anyone who thinks that there's zero possibility of her winning is also nuts. But that does raise the question: What can we know now? What should we ignore? And by the way, how does the nomination process work, anyhow? First: We can't know what's in any...
  • Sarah PAC steps into the big leagues

    07/11/2010 7:14:49 PM PDT · by Al B. · 130 replies
    Politico ^ | July 11, 2010 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    A new financial report filed Sunday evening showed Sarah Palins political action committee has taken its fundraising to a higher level and suggests that she has begun building a more sophisticated political operation in place of a bare-bones organization powered mostly by her rock star status and scrappy on-line presence. The report, filed with the Federal Election Commission, shows that Palins political action committee raised more money in the second quarter of this year $866,000 than it had in any previous three-month stretch since Palin formed the group in January 2009. The committee, Sarah PAC, also spent...
  • (Video) Sarah Palin On The O'Reilly Factor: Illegal Immigration Crisis & Stopping Obama

    07/10/2010 4:48:59 AM PDT · by MaxCUA · 74 replies
    Sarah Palin On The Factor with the annoying Bill O'Reilly. He asks & interrupts President Palin discussing Illegal Immigration & Stopping Obama
  • Bush v. Palin 2012?

    07/09/2010 5:10:03 PM PDT · by Brices Crossroads · 262 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07/08/2010 | John Ellis
    Sarah Palin cranked up her 2012 presidential campaign another notch today, with the release of a campaign video aimed directly at women. The basic math is simple. If she gets half of the female primary voters and caucus attenders to support her, then she standing starts at roughly 25% of the total vote. Throw in a third of the male vote and she's at roughly 40%. Forty percent wins the Iowa caucuses, handily. Which then sets up New Hampshire as the place where the not-Sarah candidate emerges. In all likelihood, that will be former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, who finished...
  • Glen Beck: Mr. Constitution?

    07/08/2010 3:18:43 AM PDT · by rambo316 · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Common sense | 7/8/10 | Me
    Mr. Constitution, Glen Beck? 5PM after 5PM, day after day, Beck loves to talk about our Founders and the US Constitution as if he were the brains behind it. He talks about how the resident Alien Usurper in the white house is a communist and how all his minions are avowed communists. And with the last point of all the communists around him, Beck is correct but with the first point, regarding the US Constitution, Beck loves to think that he knows what our founders were thinking when they wrote all the founding documents of this great Republic. He conveniently...
  • Should Michael Steele Resign, Who Would Be The Ideal Replacement?

    07/03/2010 10:40:57 PM PDT · by TheTeaPartyChannel · 76 replies
    There's Probably At Least 12 Candidates On The List. Let us hear who you want to see in that position. I am sure many conservatives will push for either Sarah Palin,Mitt Romney or Ron Paul. Never the less, we have plenty of "A-List Conservatives" to consider. WHO's YOUR PICK ?
  • Jenny Sanford, Mitt Romney Go On The Road With Nikki Haley

    06/17/2010 10:37:23 PM PDT · by byteback · 7 replies · 356+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | June 16, 2010 | CQ-Roll Call Staff
    Two of her big-name endorsers will be campaigning with South Carolina gubernatorial hopeful Nikki Haley in the final days before Tuesday's runoff election, CNN's Peter Hamby reports. Haley has scheduled Friday campaign appearances with Jenny Sanford, the ex-wife of current Gov. Mark Sanford, and with Mitt and Ann Romney.
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: McCain to campaign with Romney in Mesa on Friday (THAT'S TODAY!)

    06/04/2010 3:28:32 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 20 replies · 427+ views
    AP ^ | 2010-06-04
    PHOENIX (AP) - John McCain is calling in former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Friday. McCain and Romney are scheduled to appear together at a town hall meeting in Mesa.
  • Romney endorses Hoekstra in Michigan GOP governor primary

    04/22/2010 12:22:29 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 17 replies · 428+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4-22-10 | Aaron Blake
    Mitt Romney is wading into the GOP governor's primary in Michigan, and he's backing Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.). Hoekstra faces state Attorney General Mike Cox and businessman Rick Snyder in a pitched primary battle. Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) is term-limited, and Democrats are waging their own primary battle.
  • Another Billboard Mystery: Remember Reagan?

    03/16/2010 11:54:14 AM PDT · by Baladas · 96 replies · 1,656+ views
    AOL News ^ | March 16, 2010 | staff
    Mara Gay Contributor AOL News (March 16) -- This time, it's partisan. About a month after a billboard of former President George W. Bush with the question "Miss Me Yet?" was spotted beside a Minnesota highway, a similarly mysterious billboard has appeared in the state. This one features Ronald Reagan, and, unlike the original billboard, the message is unmistakably conservative: "Remember Real Hope and Change?" the sign asks, openly mocking President Barack Obama's campaign slogan.
  • McCain, Palin to campaign together in Arizona

    03/15/2010 8:25:03 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 211 replies · 3,423+ views
    AP ^ | 2010-03-15
    PHOENIX (AP) John McCain and Sarah Palin are scheduled to campaign together in Arizona next week for the first time since they conceded the presidential election in Phoenix in 2008. Palin and McCain will be at a rally and picnic in Tucson on March 26, followed the next day by a rally in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.
  • The tea party's least favorite Republicans (McCain tops the list)

    03/13/2010 4:42:27 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 98 replies · 2,409+ views
    Politico ^ | 2010-03-13 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    The tea party movement exploded onto the political scene in 2009 as a backlash to the agenda pushed by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, but a little more than a year later, a POLITICO survey found tea party activists unhappy with many of the biggest names in the Republican Party. And that could complicate GOP plans to harness the energy of the tea parties as they head into the November midterm elections with hopes of rearranging the balance of power in Washington. In a survey of more than three dozen grass-roots tea party leaders from 29 states, the partys...
  • Mitt Romney Says He Was Never Pro-Choice on Abortion as Mass Governor [ROMNEY IS A LIAR]

    03/12/2010 11:23:26 AM PST · by Colofornian · 153 replies · 2,439+ views ^ | March 10, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- Mitt Romney is likely one of several Republican candidates who will vie for the GOP nomination and the right to take on pro-abortion President Barack Obama. For his 2008 attempt at representing Republicans, Romney caused consternation by talking about his position change on abortion and he is doing it again. Appearing on the "Imus in the Morning" radio program with Don Imus this morning, Imus asked Romney to revisit his position change. "Well, you know, I never really called myself pro-choice, but I did say when I was running for governor that I would keep the...
  • Aw Jeez - It's Back (FR's anti-Mitt Campaign)

    03/10/2010 12:40:45 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 213 replies · 4,300+ views
    03/10/2010 | Responsibility2nd
    Well, I see it's back. Mitt Romney is now claiming he was never pro-choice. He's a liar: Romney Truth FileFree Republic's Rino Free America Project Jim Rob's tirade is on again against Mitt Romney. And so every thread is interrupted with an anti-Romney insert.
  • Mitt again, Romney re-emerges for likely WH bid (he is still pushing Romneycare!)

    02/22/2010 12:14:16 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 55 replies · 818+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2010-02-22 | Glen Johnson
    BOSTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is stepping back into the public spotlight after spending two years behind the scenes laying the groundwork for a second presidential campaign. (snip) Romney has shifted from social issues that brought accusations of flip-flopping and undermined his 2008 White House bid. With unemployment hovering around 10 percent, his new focus is on economic themes and fix-it skills he claims as a former businessman. That plays to what some observers believe would be his strength in a second race. They could also distinguish him from potential rivals such as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin,...
  • The real reason Palin quit as Alaska Governor?

    02/21/2010 2:00:08 PM PST · by factmart · 219 replies · 4,841+ views
    The real reason Palin quit as Alaska Governor?
  • Ordination of Meg Whitman?

    02/21/2010 8:21:00 AM PST · by SmithL · 128 replies · 1,367+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/21/10 | Debra J. Saunders
    This month, former Gov. Pete Wilson sent out a letter calling on good Republicans to "unite" behind former eBay CEO Meg Whitman's bid for governor. A largely Democratic effort had been formed to raise $40 million to defeat the billionaire candidate, which Wilson argued forced Team Whitman to launch its general election campaign early. It was an arrogant move - calling the GOP primary before a single voter has cast a ballot in the June 8 election. Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner is still in the race. No wonder Poizner recently told me, "She wants to be ordained." After pouring $39...
  • Sarah Palin: Trig is Off Limits

    02/17/2010 8:08:46 AM PST · by Candor7 · 190 replies · 2,074+ views
    Team Sarah ^ | 2/17/2010 | Team Sarah
    When Trig Paxston Van Palin was born, his parents announced, "Trig is beautiful and already adored by us. We knew through early testing he would face special challenges, and we feel privileged that God would entrust us with this gift and allow us unspeakable joy as he entered our lives. We have faith that every baby is created for good purpose and has potential to make this world a better place. We are truly blessed." At Team Sarah we believe that every child is indeed created with a purpose and little Trig Palin holds a special and very dear place...
  • Spokesman: Unruly Passenger Took a Swing at Romney

    02/16/2010 10:09:59 AM PST · by BarnacleCenturion · 34 replies · 1,268+ views
    Spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom says Romney and his wife were on an Air Canada flight to Los Angeles on Monday when Romney asked the passenger sitting in front of his wife, Ann, to raise his seat back before take off. Fehrnstrom says the passenger then became enraged and took a swing at Romney.
  • New and Improved Romney

    02/11/2010 2:34:09 AM PST · by iowamark · 39 replies · 887+ views
    Boston Phoenix ^ | February 10, 2010 | DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
    He's more fiscal, less social. And he's got millions. But will GOP voters give a Mitt? Scott Brown's unexpected victory in last month's special US Senate election captured the attention of the country and particularly of core Republican voters, who huddled eagerly before their TV screens to watch their hero du jour give his acceptance speech. But even in the midst of his moment in the sun, Brown made sure to thank the other handsome, well-coifed man on the stage, Mitt Romney who, as it happens, would very much like the votes of that national Republican audience in...
  • Interview with Sarah Palin (Palin *NOT* for Amnesty)

    02/10/2010 6:51:19 PM PST · by Engineer_Soldier · 619 replies · 5,763+ views
    Univision ^ | October 26, 2008 | Univision
    To clarify, so you support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants? I do because I understand why people would want to be in America. To seek the safety and prosperity, the opportunities, the health that is here. It is so important that yes, people follow the rules so that people can be treated equally and fairly in this country.
  • Romney To Fundraise For Thune

    02/04/2010 10:35:27 AM PST · by GOP_Lady · 317 replies · 2,629+ views ^ | 02-03-10 | Erin McPike
    Get out the long lenses in South Dakota: Ex-MA Gov. Mitt Romney (R) is making one of his first high-profile fundraising stops of the 2010 midterm cycle later this month for none other than Sen. John Thune (R-SD), chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Romney will join Thune for a fundraiser to benefit the senator's re-election bid at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Sioux Falls, SD, on Feb. 19, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by National Journal. The suggested contribution is just $100. Romney and Thune met several years ago in the Capitol and have...
  • Romney Takes Ownership of Brown Victory

    02/02/2010 11:40:49 AM PST · by yongin · 269 replies · 2,599+ views
    ABC The Note ^ | February 2, 2010 | Rick Klien
    ABC News Rick Klein reports: For those reading 2012 implications out of Sen.-elect Scott Browns victory in Massachusetts, Mitt Romneys monthly PAC newsletter provides some insights. Brown, R-Mass., is featured in two pictures in the newsletter, and Romney takes full ownership of his victory: As supporters of the PAC, you deserve a thank you, the newsletter from Romneys Free Strong America PAC reads. Your support made it possible for Governor Romney to get behind Senator Brown from the very beginning, when polls showed him a 30-point underdog and everyone assumed the outcome was pre-ordained in favor of the Democrats. Governor...
  • Palin calls on Obama to fire Rahm Emanuel

    02/02/2010 5:50:18 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 139 replies · 2,754+ views
    Palin calls on Obama to fire Rahm Emanuel By Michael O'Brien - 02/01/10 11:20 PM ET Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) called Monday evening for White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's firing over remarks he allegedly made about the intellectually disabled. Palin, the mother of a child with Down's Syndrome, called on President Barack Obama to end Emanuel's tenure as chief of staff for having allegedly called participants in a strategy session "f---ing retarded." Palin wrote in a Facebook note that as the debate over Obama's budget begins, the president terminate the employment of one of his top...
  • Scott Brown: Romneys much cooler now than he used to be

    01/30/2010 11:11:36 AM PST · by Al B. · 134 replies · 1,436+ views
    HotAir ^ | January 30, 2010 | Allahpundit
    Thus prompting the question: How uncool did he used to be? "Hes changed, hes changed. You know, hes actually before he was an outsider coming in and he was, you know, kind of, you know, stiff. But hes actually, like, funny, hes like when he was at my events he was cracking jokes, when we were on the bus I was like, who is this guy? Hes really kind of, I think, settled into his role kind of being the elder statesman of the party and everything he went through as president. Its kind of, and once...
  • Is the Republican party black balling Sarah Palin ? Is she going along ?

    01/27/2010 2:10:57 PM PST · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 56 replies · 1,130+ views
    Bob McDonnell, an anti Palin Republican is giving the rebut to the State of the Union tonight. McDonnell, Christie and Scott Brown all avoided her like a disease in their respective elections. She has signed a tv deal with FOX. And shes goes on the Oprah show with a 60s hairstyle. And she is going to campaign for McCain. I don't see where she has any plans to come to swing states yet. What is going on here ? What is the plan ? Where does Sarah stand in all of this ? Why is the GOP leadership trying to...
  • McCain: GOP willing to start over on health care (snatching defeat from the jaws of victory)

    01/24/2010 2:08:30 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 98 replies · 1,906+ views
    CBS / Politico ^ | 2010-01-24 | Alex Isenstadt
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that it was time to start over on the health care debate - and that Republicans would be willing to try to meet common ground with Democrats on several key issues. Appearing on CBS's "Face the Nation," McCain said Republicans should "say we'd be willing to start over from the beginning," saying the party would like to address malpractice reform, and transportability of coverage across state lines. "There are many things we can do," McCain suggested.
  • Yes, Sarah Palin is a RINO.

    01/23/2010 10:19:54 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 509 replies · 7,648+ views
    The Reality Check ^ | 2010-01-23 | Zbigniew Mazurak
    Paul Streitz has decided to call Sarah Palin by her real name, because she endorsed John McCain (who is trying to win a fifth term as Senator) and said she will campaign for him. Fanatic Palinites, such as the editors of the misnamed website (they should rename it, lambasted him and called him a backstabber. If Paul Streitzs support of Governor Palin is contingent upon his agreeing with every decision she makes or her selling out her deeply-held values, thats unfortunate. While all support is appreciated, the governor has never been for sale. Ask the Alaska establishment, who...
  • Palin/Brown in 2012?

    01/20/2010 6:25:01 PM PST · by USALiberty · 78 replies · 1,432+ views
    Does that sound like a good ticket or what? I say HECK YES! Lock and load! Let's go!
  • Women ponder Mass. glass ceiling (Croaky lost because of sexism alert)

    01/20/2010 2:14:18 AM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies · 1,606+ views
    Politico ^ | January 20, 2009 | Jeanne Cummings and Erika Lovely
    Before the votes were even counted, her fellow Democrats had compiled a list of reasons why Martha Coakley had struggled: anemic retail politics, a blind-eye to shifting momentum and an inexplicable appearance on a sports talk radio show that led her to misidentify a Red Sox star. There was truth to them all. But they also glossed over an obstacle that received far less attention in her losing bid for the Senate: a glass ceiling that remains almost impenetrable, even in the blue state of Massachusetts. To get an idea of how mind-bending the gender dynamics in this campaign were,...
  • Massachusetts race lacks key ingredient: Mitt Romney (Politico pimps Romney in 2012) (BARF!)

    01/18/2010 1:46:09 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 33 replies · 939+ views
    Politico ^ | 2010-01-18 | Alex Isenstadt
    The upper echelon of Republican Scott Browns Senate campaign in Massachusetts is filled with staffers who once worked in former Gov. Mitt Romneys employ. But with the eyes of the nation on the states Jan. 19 special Senate election and with other Republican luminaries such as Rudy Giuliani traipsing through Massachusetts for Brown in recent days Romney himself has been conspicuously absent. Despite his status as one of the GOPs most prominent national figures and a prospective 2012 presidential candidate, the former Massachusetts governor hasnt appeared publicly with Brown since late October. Back then, when almost no one...
  • Romney Book a Fitting Prelude to 2012 Presidential Run (BARF ALERT)

    01/17/2010 9:54:12 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 119 replies · 1,896+ views
    His supporters say the book will show Romney is more thoughtful than Sarah Palin. BY KENNETH T. WALSH Friends of Mitt Romney say his upcoming book, No Apology: The Case for American Greatness, is a lengthy and detailed explanation of his philosophy and should be a fitting prelude to a 2012 presidential campaign if Romney decides to run. The book, which comes out March 2, seems designed to position Romney as a thoughtful conservative who has ruminated carefully about the major issues of the day, ranging from the global economy to national security. Romney supporters say it will serve as...
  • Mitt Romney's Man

    01/18/2010 1:31:35 AM PST · by svxdave · 29 replies · 967+ views
    The Dailu Beast ^ | Samuel P. Jacobs
    Mitt Romney's Man by Samuel P. Jacobs AP Photo If Scott Brown pulls off an upset in the race to replace Ted Kennedy in the Senate, he may have Mitt Romney to thank. Samuel P. Jacobs on the 2012 GOP presidential hopeful's hidden hand. There are a number of forces driving Republican Scott Browns surprising surge in the Massachusetts special Senate election campaign. Hes benefiting from public anger over the Obama administrations health-care reform plan. Hes buoyed by a tide of cash from around the country, donated by conservatives eager to send a message by upsetting Democratic front-runner Martha Coakley....