CNN: Romney ‘Shellacks’ Gingrich in Florida

By |January 31st, 2012|

Update: Introduced by Ann Romney, who is the best thing in the campaign, Mitt Romney finally decided to make a speech talking to the conservative base. It was exactly what he needed to do and it was good for him. Unfortunately, he couldn't resist using the word "appease," as well as a couple of other [...]

Nancy Reagan Rejects Newt’s ‘Legitimate Heir’ Claim

By |January 31st, 2012|

...and so continues Newt Gingrich's very bad day. He can take heart on one thing. DNI James R. Clapper Jr. has added fuel to Gingrich's Iranian rhetorical fire, which will make the Republicans day. From the Washington Post today: U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Iran is prepared to launch terrorist attacks inside the United States [...]

Leaked Syrian Report at Foreign Policy

By |January 31st, 2012|

"What I saw was a humanitarian disaster. The regime is not just committing one war crime, but a series of crimes against its people," said Malek. "The snipers are everywhere shooting at civilians. People are being kidnapped. Prisoners are being tortured and none were released." - report by Column Lynch After calling for President Bashar [...]

Mitt’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Moment

By |January 31st, 2012|

A confident Mitt Romney sings "America the Beautiful," and very recently Obama riffed on Al Green. More and more polls show two things: (1) tonight Mitt Romney will win Florida and (2) Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum will combined get more votes. - Erick Erickson There's absolutely no reason Newt or Rick Santorum should get [...]

The $825,400 Man

By |January 31st, 2012|

Between July 1 and Dec. 31, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow collected more than $825,400, ending the year with nearly $674,000 cash on hand, according to disclosures filed over night with the Federal Election Commission. - Stephen Colbert's FEC report: Big money! The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire [...]

Who Are We Today?

By |January 30th, 2012|

What Secy. Panetta described on 60 Minutes as Obama administration policy is nothing close to what candidate Obama said he'd be as president. But I wonder how many people watching Secy. Leon Panetta found anything at all wrong with what he's saying in the video above. Whatever Barack Obama once stood for as a constitutional [...]

The Tea Party Slideth

By |January 30th, 2012|

Occupy is what's in today. The Tea Party has energy, but it's power is long gone. That's why I love the "Take Down the Tea Party Ten" campaign, which I came across just today. It's sponsored by Credo. The first six lawmakers targeted by the group are Reps. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), Steve King (R-Iowa), Allen [...]

Why Does the Catholic Church Enjoy IRS Protection?

By |January 30th, 2012|

The answer is simple. Because no Republican or Democratic politician has the courage to challenge any church today. E.J. Dionne reveals why: That is why it is so remarkable that he utterly botched the admittedly difficult question of how contraceptive services should be treated under the new health care law. His administration mishandled this decision [...]

Hillary Never Said ‘All the Way to the Convention!’

By |January 30th, 2012|

Gingrich is making the case that Romney can't get a majority at the convention, his small circle of advisers are already eyeing favorable states in March and April, and those close to the former back-bench bomb thrower are testifying to his legendary perseverance. - Newt Gingrich's long march, by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman Newt's [...]

Sheldon Adelson Couldn’t Buy Newt Florida

By |January 30th, 2012|

If you wanted to know the state of Newt Gingrich's campaign right now all you had to do was watch Fred Thompson on Meet the Press on Sunday. With his hair slicked back and wisps of uncut frizz flipping out in the back, Thompson delivered his lines haltingly and with his head bowed, while focusing [...]