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Perry dropping out? Update: Confirmed, will endorse Newt

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Posted by    Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 9:21am

So reports Peter Hamby of CNN via Twitter:

Rick Perry will drop out of the Republican presidential race today, two sources tell CNN.

Updates:  Perry just scheduled an 11 a.m. press conference.

Via HotAir, Perry will endorse Newt.

Things are moving fast:

The Daily Caller has learned that 100 tea party leaders from 25 states will  announce...

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So now Romney is not historic (or inevitable?)

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Posted by    Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 8:47am

There’s a whole lot of punditry who have been singing the inevitability of Mitt Romney because for the first time in history a single candidate won both Iowa and New Hampshire in an open race.  The narrative was stupid...

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Even I knew that

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Posted by    Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:00am

From reader Danelle, this vehicle was spotted in Electra, Texas:

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Here we go

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:46pm

From Drudge:

Marianne Gingrich has said she could end her ex-husband’s career with a single interview.

Earlier this week, she sat before ABCNEWS cameras, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.

She spoke to ABCNEWS reporter Brian Ross for two hours, and her explosive revelations are set to rock the trail.

But now a “civil war” has...

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Bush-Reagan Debate 1980 on Taxes

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:38pm

Some of the best YouTube videos are the ones you find when you are looking for something else.

And I think this is a pretty good one for three reasons. 

First, how great is it to see this piece of history?  Second, it highlights the argument over tax cuts as a means...

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Newt-Goldwater 1976

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 5:09pm

Amazingly, while Barack Obama’s college, law school, and State Senate records are sealed in a vault to which there is no key, The Wall Street Journal has uncovered Newt’s employment records from the 1970s when he was teaching history and then geography...

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Maurice Hinchey (Dem NY-22) retiring

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 3:36pm

Maurice Hinchey is the Democratic Congressman for the soon to disappear NY-22 District, which snakes its way from college town to college town in upstate NY ending up in Ithaca.

I’ve highlighted Hinchey before.  He made Dennis Kucinech look like Dick Cheney.  And he didn’t take kindly to pesky reporters.

In 2010, ...

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Don’t drill baby, don’t drill baby

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 1:54pm

So Obama is going to kill the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, pending apparently another route being drawn up.  Which means that he has killed it dead, because any route is going to be met with objection and delay.

Instead, let’s build more of the bird blenders.

Hey union guys hoping for some...

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Romney Inevitability Tweet of the Day

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 12:08pm

We’re still at Kübler-Ross Stage 4.

From Laura Ingraham:

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Rasmussen — Romney/Newt in virtual tie nationally

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 11:16am

This is the first polling evidence of Newt’s surge which has let Romney to relaunch Operation Zany and to haul out Susan Molinari and others to attack Newt.

From Rasmussen this morning:

The race for the Republican presidential nomination is now nearly even with Mitt Romney still on top but Newt Gingrich just three...

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Who was “undisciplined” in 1994?

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 10:38am

More Romney campaign theater of the absurd.

The Romney campaign must know that Newt is surging in South Carolina:

“There are some increasing signs — though all of it anecdotal for now — that Newt Gingrich is gaining some momentum three days before the South Carolina primary. First was his strong debate performance on...

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When Romney has lost Chris Christie (on releasing tax returns)

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:39am

Chris Christie on the Today Show this morning:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of Mitt Romney’s most popular and visible surrogates, said Wednesday the Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor should release his tax returns as soon as they’re available.

“I would say if...

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I’m not letting this person pick my lottery numbers

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 7:00am

From reader Rob:

Spotted on Sunday in a Mountain View, CA parking lot: one of the few, the proud, the brave…

Perhaps all hope is not lost for our benighted state.

– Rob
Bay Area conservative, endangered species

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Sarah Palin: “If I had to vote in South Carolina in order to keep this thing going I’d vote for Newt”

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 9:07pm

Sarah Palin on Hannity just stated that if she were in South Carolina she would vote for Newt to keep the election from being declared over if Romney wins.

She emphasized that we need answers to questions, and can’t risk October surprises.

I’ll get you the full quote and video when available.

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