2016 Republican Primary  (Page 20)

Herman Cain Jabs Jeb

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:30am 12/1/2015 at 7:30am

Jeb’s campaign has, by almost all accounts, been a disappointment to donors, to GOP primary voters, to Jeb’s campaign team, and to pretty much everyone who cared in the first place.

Despite this, he continues to talk as if he is the front runner he never really was and hope that at...

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Latest Hillary Email Dump: Great Glasses, Sid Blumenthal, and a Classified Info Kerfuffle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2015 at 8:15pm 11/30/2015 at 8:15pm

The State Department published another batch of Hillary’s emails Monday as part of their rolling release thanks to a court order.

The emails are a portion of the chunk Hillary turned over to the State Department from her personal server. She or her legal counsel (Clinton has been opaque here) determined...

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GOP Senators are Backing Rubio—and It’s Important to Understand Why

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2015 at 4:40pm 11/30/2015 at 4:40pm

Will the battle between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz come down to the support of their colleagues in Congress? Those colleagues hope so.

An article out today in Politico details how the rise of Ted Cruz in the polls (especially in Iowa) has prompted some prominent members of Congress to start...

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Can NH Union Leader Endorsement Rescue Chris Christie?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2015 at 10:00am 11/30/2015 at 10:00am

New Jersey governor Chris Christie is still pretty low in the polls. In fact, the Real Clear Politics average has him at 2.7 percent.

Christie has picked up an important endorsement, however, from the conservative leaning New Hampshire newspaper, the Union Leader.

The paper’s publisher,

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Marco Rubio Discusses His Faith: “God’s Ways are Not Our Ways”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 6:00pm 11/29/2015 at 6:00pm

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio was asked if he goes to God for counsel when encountering difficult decisions.

Rubio took the opportunity to elaborate on his relationship with faith and peace.

“You know, I’d love to tell you absolutely all the time. I should and I often...

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GOP in Panic Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 4:30pm 11/28/2015 at 4:30pm

Between reports that representatives from major networks (CNN, FOX, NBC, ABC, and CBS) gathered together to discuss how to take down Trump and John Kasich’s bizarre ad,...

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Art Laffer: Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Have Best Tax Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 6:00pm 11/27/2015 at 6:00pm

Art Laffer, famed member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, has co-authored, with Stephen Moore, an article for Investor’s Business Daily in which they assert that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have the “best” tax proposals.

They begin with a bit of a warning to those serious about tax reform:

All the...

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Consensus: Trump not “lying” about 9/11 videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrM0dAFsZ8k
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 8:30am 11/25/2015 at 8:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrM0dAFsZ8k

There’s a big spat over Donald Trump’s comments that he remembers seeing video of Muslims in Jersey City or other towns near NYC cheering the attack on the World Trade Center.

The argument is over whether it happened, whether there is video and so on. Trump is sticking to his memory, and the...

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Rubio: If Threatened, the U.S. Must ‘Respond and Defend’ Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8:45pm 11/24/2015 at 8:45pm

Earlier today, Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane after repeated warnings.

According to the Turkish military, officials warned “an unidentified aircraft” ten times over the course of five minutes that its path would violate Turkish airspace over the border town of Yayladagi, in Hatay province. A spokesman for U.S. officials...

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Did Marco Rubio Kill Obamacare?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 10:30am 11/24/2015 at 10:30am

A post by Ed Lasky over at the American Thinker is making its way around the internet. Lasky suggests a little known bill introduced by Senator Rubio may have killed Obamacare. Naturally, we had to dig in.

Rubio first introduced similar legislation in 2013. Lumped into the 2014 Omnibus bill, the act...

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Back to the Future: Trump Won’t Rule Out Independent Run

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 5:30pm 11/22/2015 at 5:30pm

This development is cause for concern for many on the right. If Donald Trump runs as an independent, he’ll obviously take more votes away from the Republican candidate than the Democrat.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Donald Trump: Open to Independent Bid if GOP Doesn’t Treat Him ‘Fairly’

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said...

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Polls: Trump Regains Lead, Carson Loses Ground, Cruz Surges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/22/2015 at 12:00pm

In light of the terror attack in Paris and (presumably) Obama’s weak performance against ISIS and bizarrely petulant performance in Turkey, terrorism now rivals the economy as the single most important issue to American voters.

ABCNews reports:

Terrorism suddenly rivals the economy as the single most important issue to Americans in the 2016...

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Mia Love endorses Marco Rubio

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:00am 11/21/2015 at 7:00am

A surprising, but welcoming congressional endorsement.

Mia Love inserted herself into the pages of history in November 2014 when she became the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, when she defeated Democrat Doug Owens 50%-47%.

Love, who is of Haitian descent and a Mormon, has now expressed her support for Sen. Marco...

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CNN Sets Standard for Next Presidential Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:37pm 11/20/2015 at 7:37pm

On Tuesday, December 15, Las Vegas will play host to the 4,752nd 5th Republican presidential debate. Wolf Blitzer will moderate, joined by Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt.

Once again, we’re looking at two sessions—a kids’ table discussion, and a prime time debate featuring those candidates who meet one of three...

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Carly Fiorina: Obama “at his most passionate when he’s attacking Republicans”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 8:30am 11/18/2015 at 8:30am

Carly Fiorina appeared on the Kelly File last night and offered a harsh rebuke to President Obama’s recent remarks regarding the terror attacks in Paris.

Fiorina pointed out that Obama is more comfortable attacking Republicans than he is talking about America’s enemies and laid blame at the feet of the president and...

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Jindal Drops Out

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:15pm 11/17/2015 at 7:15pm

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday afternoon he was ending his presidential campaign. Jindal is the third Republican candidate to suspend his campaign, and also the third Governor.

Governor Jindal made his announcement during Bret Baier’s Special Report on Fox News.

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Trump and Cruz are Definitely Breaking Up

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 1:39pm 11/17/2015 at 1:39pm

Way back in September, when we were still young and naive in our belief that conservatives would overcome the odds and rally around The One sooner rather than later, I attended an anti-Iran nuclear deal rally on Capitol Hill. The event was headlined by Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, and featured...

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