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Cain Watch

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2011

His announcement now is expected around 1:30 p.m.   Any minute now (a/0 12:20) Eastern The Right Scoop already has embedded live feeds, on the off chance he speaks earlier.

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Can Israel Survive A Second Obama Term? Part 2

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2011

On June 6, 2010, I asked the question Can Israel Survive A Second Obama Term? This past week has seen the coming together of the growing Islamist-Leftist Coalition in the war against Israel. Leftists who, among other things, claim to

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Politico targets Newt

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2011

Politico targeted Herman Cain in an almost unprecedented fashion, turning its homepage into all Herman Cain all the time for about two weeks. Politico can move and shape a story because of its high traffic (reportedly 60 million page views

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Because

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2011

the skywriting plane was not available. From reader Cat, who emailed yesterday: Seen this afternoon in Publix parking lot, Sanford, FL, Hwy 46 Sweet!

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Friday night trites

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

What a day.  I’m going to try to stay away from Newt-Mitt-fest, but no guarantees: Egyptian Unity: “All parties can agree on dislike for Israel” 25 year contempt of court sentence upheld. Yeah, but there’s a back story. Someone is

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Romney one step closer to Pawlentyville

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

What did I tell you just this morning.  Mitt Romney needs to take on Newt face-to-face, mano a mano, to demonstrate that Mitt is not Tim Pawlenty, someone who can dish it out through surrogates or in television interviews, but not

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Politico following in MSNBC’s path

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

I noted about a year ago that I had moved away from Politico as a prime source of news because of it’s anti-Palin, anti-Tea Party bias.  That bias has been confirmed by the shoddy reporting of the accusations against Herman

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Pro-Romney bloggers’ attacks on Newt in one unfinished sentence

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

From NRO to The Washington Examiner to the Romneyquest WaPo blogger, Newt’s record is being picked over and criticized by Romney supporters as not sufficiently or consistently conservative. I’ll save you the trouble of reading the critiques, as they can

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Televised Debates: The good, the bad, the — your time is up.

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

I take issue with Don Surber’s recent piece, titled “Debates work.”: The much-maligned mainstream media is doing its job and that is helping Republicans get their message out, while at the same time ridding the party of its losers quickly.

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Why a default candidate is not enough

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

There was an unemployment report released this morning which showed the unemployment rate dropping to 8.6%. That’s a big plus for Obama, even though the drop almost entirely is the result of people leaving the workforce, as Jame Pethokoukis notes:

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If Romney doesn’t confront Newt face-to-face, he’s Tim Pawlenty

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

Tim Pawlenty was the candidate who was going to be the not-Romney candidate conservatives could rally around. A successful relatively conservative Governor of a blue state, someone who had managed well, had campaign organization, and could bridge the gap between

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Nothing says random kindness and senseless beauty like Che

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2011

What shocks me, though, is that a fan of Che Guevara attended the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008.  Quite unexpected. Thanks to reader Matt, who writes: Spotted this in the parking lot of my old neighborhood bar in

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Surrogate Fight Night – Open

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2011

A variety of things doing in the Stop Newt Express: The Romney campaign is going to use surrogates like Chris Christie to go after Newt: “Campaigning for the former Massachusetts governor in South Florida Thursday, Mr. Christie showed he may

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Incentives and lives matter.

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2011

Good news out of San Francisco today:  A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that most bone marrow donors can be paid, overturning a decades-old law that made such compensation a crime. In its ruling Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court

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