Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans South Carolina

SC Primary: Newt Roars Back

  Mitt Romney has learned that he ACTUALLY lost Iowa, and that Rick Perry is dropping out of the race and endorsing Newt Gingrich.  The polls in South Carolina are tightening up, showing Gingrich nipping at Romney’s heels.  Not a good 24 hours for the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Jim DeMint Media Politics Republicans

SC primary: Can you HEAR us NOW?

          Two South Carolina Republican officials with strong conservative and Tea Party credentials appear to be sending the GOP establishment and the party’s presidential candidates a message.  U.S. Senator Jim DeMint says that the party and its voters need to pay…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Obama Politics Republicans

Alaska, Hawaii, and — uh — what’s the third one?

  Boy.   Rick Perry is getting raked over the coals by the alleged mainstream media and the political establishment for not remembering the third federal agency he would cut.  Perry has been a good sport about the whole thing.  He joked about it in…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics Republicans

How many federal agencies would I cut? (How much time do you have?)

      Texas Governor Rick Perry had one heck of a brain freeze during Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate in Michigan.  The Texan appeared to struggle with naming THREE federal agencies that need to be cut or de-funded.  Feeling rather charitable, we here at…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics Republicans

The new Texas Hold-’em: “I’ll see your 9-9-9, and raise you 20”

      GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry, seeing the popularity of Herman Cain’s flat tax proposal, has introduced a similar idea in a Wall Street Journal op-ed: The folks in Washington might not like to hear it, but the plain truth is the U.S….

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Democrats NCGOP Obama Politics

Breaking News: The N&O has NO shame!

  Okay.  All evidence shows that the N&O newsroom worked hand-in-hand with the governor’s office to kill the uproar over Boss Bev’s ‘suspend the elections’ speech in Cary.  At first we got told that the N&O reporter who broke the story didn’t understand that the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Republicans

WSJ: Perry “rock” vs. BarryO’s preacher

      Wall Street Journal columnist Dorothy Rabinowitz takes Leftists on head-first regarding their latest attempted smear of the Texas governor: The saga of the painted-over rock on the Perry family hunting grounds will roll on a few more days before it’s displaced by…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics Republicans

The Left mocks who they fear the most

Rush Limbaugh instructs his listeners often to pay attention to whom the alleged mainstream media is mocking and attacking the most viciously.  “That, my friends, is who they fear the most,” The Great One tells us. Texas governor Rick Perry appears to be the bogeyman…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics Republicans

Perry and barbecue: cutting through all of the smoke

Rob Christensen and the lads and lassies in the N&O newsroom ought to take Fox News president Roger Ailes’s recent assessment of Texas governor Rick Perry to heart: “If he tells people he’s gonna kick their ass, he might actually do it, which is useful…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Politics Republicans

Cold hard truth re: social security

    While most all of Barack Obama’s prospective Republican opponents are busy pandering to the media over social security, one columnist, Michael Walsh of The New York Post, is telling it like it is: Social Security was long known as the “third rail” of…