Posts tagged "Rick Santorum"

Tales from the couch: Quick hits for August 27, 2012—Did Rick Santorum lose the White House for the GOP back in March?

Tales from the couch: Quick hits for August 27, 2012—Did Rick Santorum lose the White House for the GOP back in March?
It was a nice month spent working hard at the office, and while not at work, spending time with my wife and kids.  But now, with the Republican convention going on inTampa, Florida, it is probably time to get back to writing.  So I make my first attempt to write from the laptop on the... Read more »

Operation Chaos: Should Illinois Democrats cross lines and vote for Rick Santorum?

Operation Chaos: Should Illinois Democrats cross lines and vote for Rick Santorum?
I am a reluctant Democrat. Hell, I’m even a little embarrassed to call myself a Democrat. I’m not a fan of budgets increasing that should be decreasing. I am not a fan of coddling labor unions. I am not anti-union, but it seems like most unions are anti-hard work and I am certainly against that.... Read more »

Rick Santorum’s rise means the GOP must fight– and lose– the culture war

Rick Santorum’s rise means the GOP must fight– and lose– the culture war
Is the rise of Rick Santorum more proof the Republican party is a bit out of touch? Real Clear Politics’ tracking of the GOP race for the nomination show Rick Santorum out to a clear lead in nationwide polling. The RCP average shows Santorum up 33.8% to 28.0% over Mitt Romney with Gingrich and Paul... Read more »
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Can Rick Santorum take advantage of his big night in the GOP primaries?

Can Rick Santorum take advantage of his big night in the GOP primaries?
What the (insert four letter word here)? I really didn’t expect this. Rick Santorum easily won two states on Tuesday night and won Colorado by five points. Santorum wins handily 45%- 27% over Ron Paul in Minnesota, with Mitt Romney at 17% and Newt Gingrich at 11% (with 89% reporting). In Missouri, Santorum won by... Read more »