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  • RNC Convention Speakers Feature Rice, Martinez, Haley in Star-Studded Lineup

    08/06/2012 3:57:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 202 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 5, 2012 | Elisabeth Meinecke
    Sounds like fun already ... the Tampa Bay Times released the names of some of the speakers slated for the RNC convention in Tampa later this month, and it looks to be a promising lineup. The Times reported that, as of now, it's unclear where these speakers are slotted, and the rest of the lineup--including the keynote speaker--remains unknown. Names so far include conservative powerhouses New Mexico Gov. Susanna Martinez and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is also speaking. Here's a portion of the Times report: Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Sen. John McCain and former Secretary...
  • As a staunch Conservative, Romney is MY MAN!

    08/05/2012 8:52:00 PM PDT · by carlo3b · 289 replies
    cookingwithchefcarlo.com ^ | Aug. 5, 2012 | Carlo3b, Dad, Dad, Author
    As a staunch Conservative, Romney is MY MAN! I am aware that many conservatives, Tea Party, and strict constitutionalists, have deep apprehension about Romney.. That is mostly based on what he actually did as the Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007.. Past facts, are almost always the very best indicator of the true intent of a future development.. I couldn't agree more.. FACTS: Mitt Romney, is a fine husband and father, and was and is also a successful and an astute businessman, for a much longer period of time, than a one term Governor.. FACTS: Mitt Romney, has a...
  • Free Republic Has Become a Cult of ZOT!

    08/05/2012 8:49:07 PM PDT · by America always · 148 replies
    FR seems to have taken on many of the cult like attributes the cabal of anti-Mormon critics here ceaselessly and falsely subscribe to Mormons. I’ll follow the tactics of these folks in describing why FR is a cult. To start I’ll come up with my own definition of ‘cult’ and then follow up with a series of points selectively chosen to suit my own agenda. I’ll follow this model so as at to not confuse the usual suspects since the pattern of circular logic will be so familiar to them. A ‘cult’ is defined as an organization that: - Bears...
  • [ Virgil ] Goode: Ruling will not affect his campaign

    08/03/2012 8:26:55 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 55 replies
    martinsvillebulletin.com ^ | Aug 1 2012 | By BULLETIN, AP REPORTS
    By BULLETIN, AP REPORTS - Former congressman Virgil Goode said Tuesday that a judge’s determination that a Virginia election law is unconstitutional will not affect his candidacy for president. U.S. District Judge John Gibney on Monday struck down a law that allowed only state residents to circulate petitions to get presidential candidates on the general election ballot. Ruling in favor of the Libertarian Party of Virginia, Gibney said the restriction severely burdened the party’s freedom of speech and is not narrowly tailored to promote a compelling state interest. Goode, who lives in Rocky Mount and formerly represented the 5th District...
  • An Eagle Scouts Returns Medals (Romney reaffirms opposition to Boy Scout Ban on Homosexuals)

    08/04/2012 10:00:57 PM PDT · by Kazan · 155 replies
    Associated Press via Wooster Daily Record ^ | August 3, 2012 | DAVID CRARY
    NEW YORK (AP) -- For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement. Yet each is parting with his medal out of dismay over the Boy Scouts' recently reaffirmed policy of excluding gays. ### In contrast to Obama, Republican candidate Mitt Romney does have a public position on the Scouts' policy -- he politely disagrees with it. Back in 1994, during a political debate in Massachusetts, Romney said this: "I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to...
  • Romney on Chick-fil-A: That’s not something that’s part of my campaign; Obama ducks too

    08/04/2012 5:19:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Hotair ^ | August 3, 2012 | AllahPundit
    Via the Examiner, I understand why he punted here. His retort to Reid's tax-evasion smear last night was that it's an obvious, grotesque attempt to hand the media a new distraction from Obama's record. He just got back from a foreign policy trip/photo op that was also submerged in distractions, most notably his Olympics comments in London and his aide's "kiss my ass" comments to the press in Poland. He's just begun pushing a more positive message keyed to his biography to convince undecideds that he's up to the job. The last thing he wants right now is another distraction...
  • A Mitt Romney loss wouldn’t necessarily be a disaster

    08/03/2012 1:26:47 PM PDT · by Bratch · 393 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 3, 2012 | Matt K. Lewis
    Don’t buy the doom and gloom pronouncements from conservatives telling you, “this is the most important election in history.” A loss for Mitt Romney would not necessarily spell long lasting disaster for Republicans, nor would it be the death-knell to conservatism. In fact, it’s possible a 2012 loss could lay the groundwork for a stronger Republican party and conservative movement. Elections are almost always seen as urgent and morally imperative. But sometimes major victories can only come in the aftermath of what appear to be devastating defeats. John Kerry‘s loss in 2004 laid the groundwork for a Democratic takeover in...
  • Romney Lacks "Skills To Be Able To Be Commander In Chief" (DWS)

    07/30/2012 5:12:10 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 93 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-29-2012
    "I think he's demonstrated pretty repeatedly since he's been out of the country that he lacks the experience, he lacks the preparation and the diplomatic skills to be able to be the commander in chief; to be able to be the president of the United States," DNC chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said on "Face the Nation" today. .....
  • Why I’m Voting for Mitt Romney and Why You Should Too

    07/27/2012 3:37:16 PM PDT · by Signalman · 363 replies
    godfatherpolitics.com ^ | 7/27/2012 | Gary DeMar
    The first reason is easy: Barack Obama. It is shocking to think that a Marxist could ever be president of the United States. But it happened. People always ask, “How could those people have sat back while ________________ came to power. That could never happen here.” Well, it did happen here. As a nation, we sat back and let Barack Obama win in 2008, and look at what we got. Granted, John McCain was not much of an alternative. Some people might argue that the reason I don’t like Barack Obama is because he’s black. There’s no truth it. There...
  • The Wages of Willful Blindness: Is It Time for Defenders of Liberty to Abandon the GOP?

    07/24/2012 10:47:43 AM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 69 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | July 24, 2012 | ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
    The embrace of the Muslim Brotherhood by President Obama, aided and abetted by the Republican establishment, is not new. It is the culmination of a gradual surrender whose silhouette was already evident nearly twenty years ago. I wrote about it in Willful Blindness, a memoir about the start of our nation's confrontation with Islamic supremacism as a domestic threat - back in the early Nineties, when I led the prosecution of the Blind Sheikh's New York jihadist cell, which carried out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Is our wayward course one that can be corrected? The ongoing controversy over...
  • Mitt Romney is Too Far to the Right . . .

    07/24/2012 5:51:16 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 87 replies
    Red State ^ | 7/24/2012 | Erick Erickson
    The casual consumer of news hears it all the time and not just from Democratic pundits. Reporters, pundits, and concern trolls in the media fret that Romney has had to move too far right. He’s just too conservative. These same people never stop to examine Barack Obama. Between the two, Barack Obama has repeatedly surrounded himself with people who actually don’t much care for the United States. Writing that may anger people, but it is actual, factual, fact. Instead of considering if Mitt Romney is too far to the right, perhaps we should consider if Barack Obama is too far...
  • America's Most Biblically-Hostile US President (Through Feb, 2012/chronology REPOSTED)

    07/20/2012 2:49:01 PM PDT · by RitaOK · 36 replies
    Wallbuilders.com ^ | 2 February, 2012 | David Barton
    1. Acts of hostility toward people of Biblical faith:
  • For Romney's GOP, is Constitution a losing issue?

    07/19/2012 11:41:55 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 109 replies
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | July 19, 2012 | Alan Keyes
    In 2010, Paul Gosar was elected to represent Arizona’s 1st congressional district in the U.S. Congress. With the help of a much-publicized endorsement from Sarah Palin, he rode to victory on the wave of resentment against Washington that fueled what came to be called the tea-party movement. Given this background, I naturally paid attention when I ran across a YouTube video in which Gosar told a gathering of conservative activists, “If all you’re going to do is stand just for the Constitution and nothing less, you will lose. … Because not everybody believes in the Constitution.” (For a written report...
  • Romney: I Will Pick A Conservative Running Mate

    07/18/2012 5:28:41 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 108 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-18-2012 | RCP transcript
    During a Bowling Green, Ohio, town hall on Wednesday, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney assured a tea party supporter that his pick for VP will be "a conservative," and responded quickly to an "angry mom" who called the president a "monster" that he wouldn't use that term.
  • Romney Defends Obama at Ohio Town Hall

    07/18/2012 2:24:59 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 62 replies
    ksfo560.com ^ | July 18, 2012
    (BOWLING GREEN, Ohio) -- Back in May, Mitt Romney was criticized for not immediately rebuking a woman at a town hall who said President Obama “should be tried for treason” with democrats saying he stood “silently” during attacks on the president. But Wednesday, during a town hall in the battleground state of Ohio, Romney didn’t miss a beat when one woman referred to Obama as a job-killing “monster.” The woman, who did not identify herself to the crowd more than saying she is an “angry mom,” was telling Romney about her son’s struggling business and said, “He’s had to lay...
  • Mitt Romney and the Conspiracy of Silence

    07/18/2012 12:58:02 AM PDT · by techno · 39 replies
    July 18, 2012 | techno
    10 Questions to ponder to why there has not been more discussion about these topics in this election cycle: 1) Have you ever wondered why there is little talk or discussion of the results of the 2010 midterm election in respect to the 2012 election, especially the fact that conservatives represented 42% of the electorate in 2010, 8 points higher than 2008 and that increase in self-identified conservatives should be exploited by Team Romney? 2) Have you ever wondered why there is little talk or discussion of Mitt Romney in most national polls not passing McCain's popular vote in 2008...
  • A man who can justify mass murder of innocent human life should be president?

    07/17/2012 11:55:45 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 333 replies
    July 17, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    I'm sorry folks, but a man who can justify and rationalize in his own mind the wholesale slaughter of innocent human life can justify any kind of evil whatsoever. And he has. He's justified homosexual marriage, homosexuals in the Boy Scouts, homosexuals in the military. That homosexual couples should be able to adopt children. He's justified that guns are dangerous and should be banned. That free citizens should be forced by the government to purchase insurance contracts against their will or face stiff penalties or taxes. That mandated forced socialized healthcare is a good thing. That abortion should be safe...
  • "You can't fight evil with evil"

    07/17/2012 3:30:32 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 301 replies
    July 17, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    As Alan Keyes wrote the other day, you cannot fight evil with evil. If you haven't read it, do yourself a favor: A Choice Between Satan and Beelzebub (FR thread) Brief excerpt: I grieve deeply as I contemplate the fact that millions of Americans are letting themselves be caught in this diabolical snare. As I tried to point out in 2008, the lesser of evils is still evil. No matter how such an election turns out, people content to choose between Satan and Beelzebub have made clear their willingness to let things go to hell. Moreover, the nature of their...
  • A Choice Between Satan and Beelzebub

    07/16/2012 9:11:34 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 223 replies
    WND ^ | 7/12/12 | Alan Keyes argues against 'fighting evil with evil' by voting for Romney
    Recently I heard a friend of mine echo the sentiment former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker expressed in an interview with WND: “I would vote for the devil himself over Barack Obama.” People say this to make clear how deeply they abhor Obama and all his works. Sadly, for them and for America, their passionate hatred of Obama puts them exactly where the devil wants them to be. The Father of Lies chuckles with satisfaction. He gloats triumphantly at the fact that their hatred of his appearance in one form has maneuvered them into supporting his triumph in another. I...
  • Any Vote That Isn't For Romney Is Effectively A Vote For Obama (pic)

    07/16/2012 4:23:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 251 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | The Looking Spoon
    I know Romney's not a hit with Freepers. Truth be told he was FAR from my first pick as well. BUT... Created for OMG! for America. Join the grassroots there, or just join the fun at the Facebook page here
  • Vote for Romney is a vote for Communism and baby-killing

    07/16/2012 12:57:11 PM PDT · by JimWayne · 283 replies
    No matter who wins the election in November, a Communist will occupy the White House. However, a Romney win has an added disadvantage. It will strengthen the Communist grip over the GOP. Right now, there is a struggle between the Tea Party and the Trotskyite neocons for the control of the GOP. If Romney is defeated, it will give a boost to the Tea Party. If he wins, it could be over for the Tea Party. The RINO GOP establishment has opposed every Tea Party candidate and has ganged up with the Democrats whenever it seemed like a Tea Party...
  • How do you solve a problem like Sarah? Romney misses out in stand-off with loose cannon diva

    07/16/2012 1:40:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 207 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | July 16, 2012 | Daniel Bates
    She is the Tea Party diva who lit up the 2008 Presidential campaign. But four years later Mitt Romney is facing one of the most vexing questions of his campaign: what to do with Sarah Palin? In an increasingly uncomfortable stand-off, he has not invited her to next month’s Republican national convention whilst she has failed to give him her full backing. Palin has also not appeared with the Romney on the campaign trail and prefers to use her Facebook page to bash Barack Obama. The result is that the Republican presidential candidate is left without the endorsement of a...
  • Sarah Palin still waiting for her Republican National Convention invite

    07/16/2012 9:42:38 AM PDT · by OldNavyVet · 86 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 16 July 2012 | Kristen A. Lee
    'I’M SURE I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE ACCEPTING CONSEQUENCES FOR CALLING OUT BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE FOR SPENDING TOO MUCH MONEY, PUTTING US ON THE ROAD TO BANKRUPTCY, AND ENGAGING IN CRONY CAPITALISM,' THE CONSERVATIVE FIREBRAND SAYS
  • Analysis: The summer Mitt Romney didn't want

    07/16/2012 3:04:03 AM PDT · by Truth29 · 81 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 15, 2012 | Rick Klein
    "Somehow, the summer of national economic discontent morphed into the summer of when Mitt Romney left Bain Capital and how many years' worth of tax returns he's released to the public. Along the way, Romney has lost control of his campaign message, and lost perhaps his best opportunity to define himself to undecided voters."
  • Romney’s Palin Problem: Where’s Her Convention Invite? (Advisor: she will be prohibited to speak)

    07/15/2012 6:34:16 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 156 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Sunday July 15, 2012 | Peter Boyle
    [T]he Romney campaign has not asked Palin to speak at the convention nor contacted her about even attending the party’s marquee event in Tampa. Queries to the Romney camp about any possible Palin role at the convention meet with a stony silence. Palin does not seem surprised. “What can I say?” she responded in an email from Alaska, when asked by Newsweek about the convention, just before heading to Michigan to deliver an Obama-thumping speech. “I’m sure I’m not the only one accepting consequences for calling out both sides of the aisle for spending too much money, putting us on...
  • Romney haters, did you cry to your parents when u lost growing up

    07/14/2012 9:24:58 PM PDT · by shoedog · 423 replies
    Threads | 7/14/2012 | Self
    I have to wonder if all the Romney haters on this site were the same people who ran home to mom when they lost at games as kids. I did not vote for Romney in the primaries. If you asked anyone that knows me, they would say I am right of Reagan. What I don't understand is all of you that love this country,which I truly believe you do, that are willing to not vote for Romney and potentially allow this country to fail by re-electing Obama!, how does that make sense?
  • THREE CHEERS FOR ROMNEYCARE! (Coulter Finally Officially Signs Ownership of Soul Over to Mittens)

    02/01/2012 4:41:10 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 140 replies
    AnnCoulter.com ^ | 02/01/12 | Ann "Mitt's OTHER Wife" Coulter
    If only the Democrats had decided to socialize the food industry or housing, Romneycare would probably still be viewed as a massive triumph for conservative free-market principles -- as it was at the time. It's not as if we had a beautifully functioning free market in health care until Gov. Mitt Romney came along and wrecked it by requiring that Massachusetts residents purchase their own health insurance. In 2007, when Romneycare became law, the federal government alone was already picking up the tab for 45.4 percent of all health care expenditures in the country. Until Obamacare, mandatory private health insurance...
  • Ann Coulter Recruits Sarah Palin To Run For Senate In Arizona

    06/23/2011 7:45:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 100 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 23, 2011 | Frances Martel
    Sarah Palin’s name is often floated for all sorts of potential projects, especially since she has yet to determine whether she will run for president next year. But here’s a new project: Ann Coulter, still dismayed that her first choice for 2012, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, refuses to run, told Sean Hannity today that she nonetheless does not want to see Palin run for president but, instead, make a Senate bid– in the state of Arizona. Coulter had plenty of good things to say about the current crop of 2012 candidates– though still lamenting that Christie has refused to...
  • Excellent 30 sec Romeny ad: "He's Right" (Obama for one term)

    06/23/2011 2:05:57 PM PDT · by Uncledave · 54 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/23/2011
    I'm no mittens fan, but have to give his campaign credit for putting good ads together. This one simply nails Obama - inviting people to judge him after being in office three years. The ad would be useful to whomever wins the GOP nomination, in my opinion.
  • “I AM SARAH PALIN” – An Interview With A Palinista

    06/23/2011 8:32:48 AM PDT · by sussex · 38 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | 23/06/11 | The Aged P
    Who are they, these Palinistas? Some, of course claim to know them. Palinbots, wingnuts, cultists….the list could go on and on – and that is just from some of the comments critical of Palin and her supporters at Hot Air, a leading conservative internet hang out. From the left, of course, a more nuanced critique of the Palinistas from Chris Matthews
  • Sarah Palin Reportedly Quits Bus Tour Halfway Through

    06/22/2011 1:15:59 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 369 replies
    TPM ^ | June 22, 2011 | Jillian Rayfield
    Former half-term Gov. Sarah Palin has reportedly packed in her bus tour...halfway through. Real Clear Politics is reporting that Palin and her family have returned to Alaska from their "One Nation" bus tour, despite tentatively scheduled stops in Iowa and South Carolina. From Scott Conroy at RCP: Though Palin and her staff never announced a timeline for the remaining legs of her trip, aides had drafted preliminary itineraries that would have taken her through the Midwest and Southeast at some point this month. But those travel blueprints are now in limbo, RCP has learned, as Palin and her family have...
  • Palin Bus Tour Takes Extended Pit Stop

    06/22/2011 3:20:42 AM PDT · by ejdrapes · 96 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 21, 2011
    <p>Less than a month after she appeared poised to shake up the Republican presidential campaign, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has once again receded from the 2012 limelight. When Palin launched her "One Nation" bus tour on Memorial Day amid a swirl of media attention and excitement from her fervent fan base, many political observers who had once dismissed her were reminded of the jolt that her candidacy could provide to what has thus far been a relatively sleepy GOP nominating fight.</p>
  • Bristol Palin trashes the McCain family in upcoming memoir (Rip Away!)

    06/21/2011 9:19:15 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 176 replies
    yahoo ^ | 6/21/2011 | By Holly Bailey
    John McCain and Sarah Palin have long insisted things are all good between them, even after their losing 2008 presidential effort wound up with a nasty bout finger pointing between loyalists to the two former running mates. But the family members of both candidates are not being so publicly amicable. As ABC News's Sheila Marikar reports, Bristol Palin trashes the McCain clan in her new upcoming memoir, "Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far." It's unclear from Marikar's report whether the 20-year-old Palin daughter e specifically mentions her mother's running mate, her book does slam McCain's wife, Cindy, for...
  • Jeb Bush: No run in 2012, but I don't rule out 2016 (RINOs want a third Bush) (BARF ALERT)

    06/21/2011 8:26:17 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 61 replies
    BBC ^ | 2011-06-21 | Katty Kay
    It is a truism of political dynasties that there is a chosen heir - the one who should or would or could have been next. It is certainly apt of the Bush family. Jeb Bush is the son who was groomed for the presidency. He was the one most Republicans expected to succeed his father into the Oval Office. And today, looking at their, let's be frank, lacklustre field, many Republicans still wish he would do just that. "It's very flattering to be asked that regularly," Jeb tells me in his office at the Coral Gables Biltmore Hotel. "I don't...
  • Romney Leads GOP Presidential Field in CA (Palin 3rd)

    06/20/2011 10:55:24 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 25 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 20, 2011 | Caitlin Huey-Burns
    Mitt Romney holds an eight-point lead over his Republican rivals for the White House in a survey of California voters released Monday by the Field Poll... Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani... second with 17 percent... Sarah Palin came in third... with 10 percent support. Fifty-four percent of registered California voters approve of President Obama's job performance (37 percent disapprove). Further, nearly half (49 percent) of voters there support his re-election bid...
  • $100,000 says Palin isn’t elected president in 2012

    06/20/2011 8:39:58 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 100 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 20, 2011 | John Ziegler
    Palin’s approval numbers are continually all over the place because, thanks to the fact that she is so polarizing, they fluctuate dramatically based on the nature of the sample. However, there has never been a legitimate poll where Palin is even in real striking distance of Obama head-to-head. And it is critical to point out that since we are not yet in a general election and Palin has been safely ensconced inside the cuddle of Fox News, the big guns have not been fired on her by an Obama team (and mainstream media) that lusts after the chance to run...
  • Bristol Palin lost virginity during drunken moment

    06/20/2011 5:15:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 81 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/18/11 | Laura Donovan
    The same night “Dancing with the Stars” finalist Bristol Palin got drunk for the first time, she also lost her virginity. According to the Associated Press, the reality television star reveals in her new memoir, “Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far,” that she slept with ex-boyfriend Levi Johnston during a camping excursion. The 20-year-old, who now has a little boy named Tripp, claims to have woken up all by herself in the tent with no memory of what had happened. Palin, a Candies Foundation abstinence spokesperson, says former squeeze Johnston “talked with his friends on the other side...
  • A Conservative Woman's Problem with Sarah Palin

    06/18/2011 7:47:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 351 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 06/18/2011 | Lisa Fritsch
    Sarah Palin, the woman who put enough sizzle in McCain's 2008 presidential bid to make Republicans think they were finally cooking, now finds herself a few matches short of stoking her own political fire.  Palin has managed to maintain the conservative and national spotlight for three years since that failed White House bid.  She has won over the Fox News Channel, Rush Limbaugh, the Tea Party, and Glenn Beck.  Yet a coveted demographic in her camp continues to elude her: the conservative woman.Sarah Palin is smart, pretty, and adventurous -- a strong red-white-and-blue conservative.  Truth be told, conservative women...
  • Haley Barbour urges Republicans not to let the tea party become a third party

    06/18/2011 8:00:35 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 111 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | 2011-06-17 | Bill Barrow
    From dynamic presidential hopefuls such as Rep. Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain to rank-and-file party activists from across the country, Republicans who gathered in New Orleans Friday all pledged their fealty to the cause of defeating President Barack Obama in 2012. But Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a former national party chairman, delivered a stern warning to Republican Leadership Conference delegates: Don't look for perfection in the potential nominees and don't even think about drafting a third-party candidate when the nomination fight is done. "Don't get hung up on purity," he said. "In politics, purity is a loser. ... In this...
  • Haley Barbour: Tea Party must stick with GOP (Barbour says vote GOP or else)

    06/18/2011 8:14:58 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 59 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2011-06-17
    NEW ORLEANS -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour told a crowd of conservative activists at the Republican Leadership Conference Friday that they should not "get hung up on purity" when it comes to the Republican nominee for president. "In politics, purity is a loser," said Barbour, a well-connected GOP insider who earlier this year decided to forgo a presidential run in 2012. (snip) Barbour said that this was the first time in his decades in politics that people are regularly telling him that "I'm afraid my children and grandchildren are not going to inherent the same country I inherited." "Those are...
  • Why I support Sarah Palin for President

    06/17/2011 11:02:31 AM PDT · by palin45potus · 139 replies
    Vanity | 6-17-2011 | Palin45Potus
    On the day of the release of “Undefeated”, the new Sarah Palin movie, The Stakes are high indeed It’s an amazing, somewhat frightening time that we live in today. We are witnessing the slow but steady collapse of the US economic system that’s been in place since the end of WW2. Does anyone really think that gas prices won’t continue to rise? Energy prices won’t “necessarily skyrocket”? Housing prices won’t continue to crater? Foreclosures won’t continue to blight the entire housing market? On the World stage, the Arab Spring has become a scary echo of Europe circa 1938, with Jews...
  • Palin in comparison [If former governor is OK as kingmaker, she’ll have massive clout in 2012]

    06/13/2011 5:50:28 AM PDT · by Clive · 65 replies
    QMI Agency via Sun Media via Toronto Sun ^ | 2011-06-13 | Peter Worthington
    Jockeying is already underway for the Republican nomination in next year’s presidential election. From what’s apparent so far, it’s a pretty lacklustre field. Of course, not all the contenders have yet declared, so there’s always the possibility (hope?) someone will emerge to electrify the nation — and will appeal to America’s friends who want it economically healthy, strong and confident. But, so far, barely a sizzle. At the moment Mitt Romney seems the most logical choice, but he’s not what one could call inspiring. He looks presidential, has been running (if not actually campaigning) for most of this year, but...
  • The Palin Apologists Strike Back [liberal trash zot bait]

    06/05/2011 6:14:36 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 73 replies
    Forbes ^ | 2011-06-04 | Rick Ungar
    Following the Sarah Palin playbook of never admitting error, the ex-governor’s minions are busy flooding the Internet with ’proof’ that Palin did not misspeak when suggesting that Paul Revere warned the British that they would not be taking arms from the colonists during his ride where he, apparently, rung bells and fired muskets. The effort to back up Palin is based on taking bits and pieces of facts surrounding the historic event that, when cut and pasted together, work to make Palin look a little less befuddled than her actual statement would indicate. While I give them credit for the...
  • The Truth About Sarah Palin and ‘Independent’ Voters

    06/05/2011 2:52:08 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 160 replies
    conservatives4palin.com ^ | June 04 2011 | Nicole Coulter
    The Truth About Sarah Palin and ‘Independent’ Voters Posted on June 04 2011 - 11:20 PM - Posted by: Nicole Coulter So, Sarah Palin can’t win independents, blah, blah, blah. It’s all we hear.Let’s talk a little about this red herring, shall we?First off, it’s not true that Palin can’t win independents.Palin won the governorship of Alaska quite handily. Almost two-thirds of Alaskans are not registered with a political party. They are … um, independent. (Kinda like a lot of the Rolling Thunder folks, Gov. Palin met last weekend). Alaska’s unique characteristics, including a 15% Native Alaskan population, “provide fertile...
  • Sarah Palin: her actual abortion record and rhetoric is shocking to the conscience.

    06/05/2011 10:07:28 AM PDT · by jobim · 206 replies
    As a Candidate whom Many Pro-lifers Would Like to Support: her actual abortion record and rhetoric is shocking to the conscience in that Sarah Palin: - happily appointed in 2009 a Planned Parenthood board member to the Alaska Supreme Court - indicates that chemical abortifacients that kill the youngest children should be legal - distinguishes between her "personal" and public pro-life views (personally pro-life means officially pro-choice) - rather than fighting for protection, Sarah indicates support even for public funding to kill some unborn children - whitewashes other candidates misleading millions to believe that pro-choice politicians are pro-life - allows...
  • Romney Blunders Through Radio Interview and all I got was this great big ZOT!

    03/21/2011 4:14:56 PM PDT · by hausermann · 88 replies
    Mitt Romney, my personal favorite front-runner for 2012 on our side just performed a rare *suuuuuhuuckification* on the Hugh Hewitt radio show this afternoon in Hewitt's second segment. (Holy God Hugh, if you ever bore me again as you did in that first segment teasing a Romney appearance, I swear it will be worth my time to drop everything and drive to the OC so I can personally explain to you my displeasure.) No kidding, I think Mitt is the only one who even stands a chance against Zero. (Will save how he would have mopped the floor with Zero...
  • Analysis: Some Republicans urge Palin not to run ("Morning" Joe, Babs, McKinnon, et al)

    12/03/2010 4:30:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 3, 2010 | Steve Holland
    As Sarah Palin ponders a 2012 presidential campaign, some prominent Republicans are urging her to resist the temptation to run even as her devoted followers flock to her book tour. In recent days, a debate has broken out among Republicans over whether the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and popular activist would be able to defeat a politically weakened President Barack Obama in two years. The criticism, rejected by Team Palin, reflects concerns among establishment Republicans that the former Alaska governor lacks the gravitas to oust a sitting president, even a struggling one. Palin has a very strong following in...
  • What happened to the Zot Party?

    09/27/2010 4:53:55 AM PDT · by GrandSportC3 · 156 replies · 1+ views
    When the Tea Party first started out, I was a enthusiastic supporter.. The Tea Party perfectly represented what my views are.. I'm a 100% fiscal conservative and I believe in small government on ALL issues. In the beginning, the Tea Party seemed to be such movement that would support candidates based on FISCAL issues. Initially, that was the case and people like Scott Brown have been elected. However, since then, it seems like the Tea Party Express and other Tea Party organizations have been hijacked by the social conservative wing of the GOP (i.e. Sarah Palin). Social issues were introduced...
  • Mitt Romney, the Tea Party, Hillary Clinton, GOP Dissension, and the ZOT Label

    09/21/2010 11:04:47 AM PDT · by iwaswrong · 107 replies
    Mitt Romney Central ^ | 9-21-2010 | iwaswrong
    Somewhere along the line, the notion was adopted, mostly among liberal media but more recently among fellow conservatives, that Mitt Romney represents solely the moderate, ‘establishment’ core of the Republican party: the Bush loyalists; the staunch GOPers. I won’t deny that Gov. Romney’s appeal is wide, and it certainly may spread to the more moderate branch of our party, but I refudiate the absurd conception that his base of support exists only in that branch. I see obnoxious headlines all the time now that predict Romney’s demise, tracing it all back to how he’s the GOP’s supposed ‘next in line’,...
  • Leave the Kids Alone: ‘Tonight Show’ Seats Crude Sarah Palin Hater Next to Her Daughter

    09/09/2010 8:04:21 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 123 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 09/09/10 | John Nolte
    It’s no secret in show business comedy circles or to anyone with access to Twitter that comedian and television star Louis C.K. is crudely and sexually obsessed with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin — so much so that he sends her direct tweets calling her the vilest of names [NSFW screen shot below]. The star of the FX series “Louie” not only savages the former Governor in such a way that I’m forced to publish the evidence below the fold with a strong warning, but his breathtakingly vicious attack on Trig Palin is quite popular on YouTube. So infamous is...