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  • Mitch McConnell Declares War On Conservatives

    12/02/2013 1:30:23 PM PST · by xzins · 53 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 12/02/13 | CHQ Staff
    Mitch McConnell Caricature Shoots Gadsden Flag The Senate’s Republican Minority Leader has now made it official – he’s declaring war on conservatives. McConnell’s latest attack on conservatives came in an interview with The Washington Examiner, which ran last Friday. In it McConnell claimed the he is a “conservative” and went on to offer this interesting take on the present situation in Washington: “What they do [the Senate Conservatives Fund] is mislead their donors into believing the reason that we can’t get as good an outcome as we’d like to get is not because of a Democratic Senate and a Democratic...
  • Gingrich’s Own Close Tie to Buyout Industry

    01/09/2012 9:34:11 PM PST · by americanophile · 49 replies
    NY Times Blog ^ | January 9, 2012 | By PETER LATTMAN and JIM RUTENBERG
    Newt Gingrich has ramped up his attacks on Mitt Romney as a heartless leveraged buyout executive for his years at Bain Capital, asking reporters in Manchester on Monday, “Is capitalism really about the ability of a handful of rich people to manipulate the lives of thousands of other people and walk off with the money? Or is that, somehow, a little bit of a flawed system?” But Mr. Gingrich was himself on an advisory board for a major investment firm that had a similar business model, Forstmann Little, a pioneering private equity firm co-founded in 1978 by Theodore J. Forstmann...
  • Final PPP NH poll: Romney 35, Paul 18, Huntsman 16, Gingrich 12, Santorum 11

    01/08/2012 8:31:13 PM PST · by lilyfreeper · 111 replies
    PPP polling firm ^ | Jan 8th | ppp
    Santorum's so-called surge is all but gone. Huntsman is catching up.
  • Gingrich: I don't own a vacation home in New Hampshire because, unlike some people, I am not rich

    01/04/2012 7:48:52 PM PST · by indianrightwinger · 118 replies · 1+ views
    The “unlike some people” part isn’t stated, merely implied. But c’mon. He’s laying it on with a trowel here. ----------- Less than 12 hours after finishing in fourth place in the Iowa caucuses, Newt Gingrich opened a new, more aggressive chapter in his campaign, taking pointed shots at rivals Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, who both finished ahead of Gingrich. At one point, Gingrich hinted he would make Romney’s personal wealth an issue, telling a reporter “I’m not rich.”… When asked why he chose to congratulate Santorum and not Romney on his caucus success, the former House speaker said, “I...
  • Iowa-Bashing Snobs and Sore Losers

    01/04/2012 3:50:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies · 1+ views ^ | January 4, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    The Iowa caucuses may not have much predictive value, but they did a wonderful job of unmasking both elitist whingers on the left and incompetent whiners on the right. As they do every presidential election cycle, progressives of pallor wore their indelible disdain for Middle America on their sleeves. Pale-faced University of Iowa journalism professor Stephen Bloom launched a 6,000-word jeremiad, littered with factual errors, against his home state's residents. The abridged version: Raaaaaaaacists! Hicks! Christians! Argggh! In the safe harbors of The Atlantic just a few weeks before Tuesday's electoral event, Bloom sneered: "Those who stay in rural Iowa...
  • McCain Slams Swiftboat Vets (McCain Scrambles to Control Backers)

    02/27/2008 9:27:03 PM PST · by Sir Gawain · 167 replies · 428+ views
    McCain Slams Swiftboat Vets Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 1:19:32 pm PST Has anyone ever really shown that the allegations made by the Swift Boat Veterans against John F. Kerry were false? If someone has refuted the charges conclusively, I’ve never seen it—which makes John McCain’s continuing antipathy toward the Swiftboaters inexplicable: McCain Scrambles to Control Backers. Speaking to reporters aboard his campaign tour bus late Tuesday, McCain acknowledged that conservative independent groups pursuing a similar line to Cunningham’s could be impossible to control. “I think you have to worry about that, particularly the 527s,” McCain said, referring to the...
  • "Mr. P.C." McCain: How he wants our votes but not our introductions

    02/27/2008 7:12:55 PM PST · by levotb · 118 replies · 443+ views
    self | 2/27/08 | levotb
    John McCain couldn't handle the outstanding rebel-rousing introduction by Cincinnati conservative talk show host, Bill Cunningham the other day--a man the McCain Campaign had hired to introduce the Senator. Instead, Wussie McCain immediately "apologized" profusely to Obama for Cunningham's using Obama's full name over and over during the intro. This shows how "p.c." and how "wussie" John McCain is when it comes to worrying about how the left is going to perceive him. Instead of concentrating on gaining base support which he sorely needs and can't win without, he's playing to the left and saying to conservatives, "S**w you! I...
  • Is it time for conservatives to support McCain?

    02/25/2008 9:55:55 PM PST · by FocusNexus · 121 replies · 942+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | Feb. 25, 2008 | Rachel Alexander
    Unless one of Huckabee's miracles happens, McCain will be the Republican nominee for president. As other presidential candidates have dropped out, some conservatives, such as Senator and former presidential candidate Sam Brownback from Kansas and Jonah Goldberg from National Review have decided to support him. But many conservative Republicans including Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and James Dobson have continued to hold out on supporting him, and may continue to do so right up until the general election. For those conservatives who have refrained from supporting McCain because he has too many negatives, they must decide whether those negatives outweigh the...
  • Why unite with McCain? He never united with us

    02/24/2008 10:37:58 AM PST · by WyCoKsRepublican · 151 replies · 518+ views
    Senator John McRINO aka John McCain is seeking the conservative base to unite with him. Many of us haven't forgotten that he never united with us. Whether it be on his kneepads courting Ted Kennedy or spearheading the ramming of amnesty down our throats, we haven't forgotten. This election offers little or no choice. In the words of Billy Preston "Nothing from Nothing Leaves Nothing."
  • GOP to Conservatives: Drop Dead

    02/22/2008 5:48:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 380 replies · 379+ views ^ | February 22, 2008 | Douglas MacKinnon
    Updated: 9:46 PM 02/21/08 Obama Scores, Clinton Flops on Copy Cat Spat Updated: 9:16 PM 02/21/08 Notes on Obama's Immigration Debate Talk Updated: 8:40 PM 02/21/08 <a href=""> <img src="" alt="" width="160" height="600" border="0"> </a> GOP to Conservatives: Drop Dead By Douglas MacKinnon Friday, February 22, 2008 As with small children, many of the entrenched, beholden, or power-hungry hierarchy of the Republican party, simply wish conservatives could be seen, but never heard. In a very telling headline, The Washington Times recently reported, “McCain Refuses to Pander.” In the first paragraph of the article, the paper said, “John McCain's campaign manager...
  • We need Rudy for the WOT because? I don't think so.

    02/16/2007 10:53:43 PM PST · by stockstrader · 131 replies · 2,301+ views
    Why would anyone think that we need Rudy to fight the WOT? Rudy’s very own words make the very best case AGAINST needing him for that fight—when he stated that, "Clinton did all that he could do" (when he was asked about Slick's dereliction of duty in the WOT). Was that unconscionable, pathetic (not to mention blatantly false) pandering to his liberal base, or what??? I have to give credit where credit is due--Rudy does do a very good job as a Clinton-Apologist. The person most culpable for 9/11 was Slick. Rudy showed his core liberal slant when he provided...
  • Rudybots on FR are:

    02/25/2007 6:08:34 PM PST · by Old_Mil · 1,461 replies · 20,194+ views
  • DUNCAN / NEWT for 2008? (Vanity)

    02/24/2007 10:25:56 AM PST · by ElPatriota · 128 replies · 1,286+ views
    I just thought I would throw it out there for your consideration. Duncan's choice is NOT negotiable. Newt's IS :) Why Newt?... Because yes, we can forgive those who deserve a second chance, and besides, he will pay the price by running in the second slot, as the Vice-President (Not that there is anything wrong with that!). Then, having gained invaluable experience, fully rehabilitated for his indiscretions, THEN, he will be ready to be president. He is still a young man so he's got the time.
  • A Message to Rudy Giuliani and His Supporters (VANITY)

    02/23/2007 7:45:02 AM PST · by Alberta's Child · 660 replies · 9,541+ views
    Self | February 23, 2007 | Alberta's Child
    There have been quite a few threads posted on the subject of Rudy Giuliani’s prospective candidacy for the Republican nomination in 2008, and the endless back-and-forth on these threads has reached a fever pitch at times. I’ve refrained from posting extensively on these threads in recent days because they’ve started to get someone repetitive and tiresome, but also because I’ve been compiling a lot of material to include in a thread of my own. I post my comments here without any “cross-dressing” photos or “Rudy trading card” images (though I do appreciate them, folks!), and without any personal animosity toward...
  • GOP's DeWine Stresses Independence

    03/25/2006 9:39:46 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 378+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/25/06 | David Espo - ap
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike DeWine (news, bio, voting record) is running under a new banner as he seeks re-election in a difficult environment for Republicans. "Independent fighter for Ohio families" reads the tag line on the first television commercial of his campaign. The ad concerns legislation that requires children's drugs be tested for safety and effectiveness, and spokesman Brian Seitchik says it is designed to show DeWine "getting things done" through bipartisan cooperation. Despite the emphasis on independence, Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman rebuffs any suggestion that the second-term senator is trying to keep his political distance from President...
  • I've given up on trying to teach anyone here anything (They gave Socrates hemlock, now this guy.)

    02/12/2006 7:39:47 AM PST · by a true thinker · 336 replies · 7,739+ views
    There's no helping you. This site is now just a diversion -- like a train wreck. This site is inherently for and about raving egomaniacs, and Jim's site policies -- which amount to excluding reality and actual dialogue in favor of political/militaristic pornography -- is conducive to cognitive dissonance, which at the times your worldview is threatened leads you into psychotic breaks (on the political cognitive plane, that is, and just maybe in other realms too). Not to mention that your baseline politics is based in mythology about American demographics, science, economics, ethics etc. You spoonfeed each other in the...