Category: Newt Gingrich

Santorum/Romney/Paul: So What Did Iowa Prove?

-By Warner Todd Huston The 2012 Iowa Caucuses are now over and in a nail biting ending the two highest vote getters were separated by only eight votes. So, what did this caucus prove? It proved that organization matters, personal contact matters, and finally big money spent on TV might not matter as much. The... Read more »

Political BS: But… But… That Super PAC Doesn't Speak For Me!

-By Warner Todd Huston Since the Citizens United decision emanated from the U.S. Supreme Court politics has seen the growth of the Super PAC. This would be the political action group that is ostensibly unconnected from any particular candidate’s campaign but will push their candidacy anyway. We’ve also seen the growth of the political BS... Read more »

Is Bill Brady A Newtonian? Maybe Not Yet, But...

-By Warner Todd Huston Greg Hinz reports that former Illinois GOP candidate for Governor Bill Brady is seriously considering becoming Newt Gingrich’s number one man in Illinois. The Senator from Bloomington has been in talks with Team Newt for four months according to Hinz, but apparently is “not there yet” for jumping the Gingrich bandwagon.... Read more »

VIDEO, Romney's New Hampshire Ad: I am a Steady Leader

-By Warner Todd Huston Mitt Romney’s new ad being aired in New Hampshire is a not so subtle slap at Newt Gingrich for Newt’s several marriages. I have to say, when I think of Mitt Romney, “steadiness” is not the first word that comes to mind. Oh, sure he may be a faithful husband, but... Read more »

Romney, Newt, Bachtorum, Ron Puntsman: Who Cares?

-By Warner Todd Huston Like nearly every conservative in America today I am unimpressed by the current crop of GOP nominees for president and feel they all have major flaws — especially the two frontrunners Newt and Romney, both of whom have major deficits as far as staunch conservatives are concerned. But at this point... Read more »

Three More GOP Hopefuls Calling for Holder's Resignation Over Fast and Furious

-By Warner Todd Huston Last week I noted that not too many of the candidates for the GOP nomination for President had said much about Obama’s murderous Operation Fast and Furious. But since then we’ve gotten two more than Just Bachmann to call for Holder’s resignation. As I mentioned a few days ago, Michelle Bachmann... Read more »

Mitt Romney on Amnesty: Once a Liar…

-By Warner Todd Huston Last night’s debate gave us all a perfect example of why Mitt Romney is the single worst candidate the Republican Party could put up for consideration. The incident arose when Newt Gingrich brought up his point that we simply cannot deport millions of illegals back to Mexico. Romney leapt to demagogy... Read more »

ENOUGH of GOP 'Debates' Where Mediots Show Us How Tough They Are

-By Warner Todd Huston In the upcoming Republican primary I am not voting for Brian Williams, Brett Baier, Scott Pelly, Wolf Blitzer or any other member of the Old Media. I am trying to figure out which Republican nominee for president I might want to support. So why has every so-called debate featured mediots trying... Read more »

Join the First Illinois Presidential Straw Poll

From the Illinois GOP… Vote in-Person Nov. 5 or Online Starting October 29 $5 Minimum Contribution to the Illinois Republican Party Next Saturday, you will have the opportunity to make history. Open to All Illinois Voters – Make Your Voice Heard One Year Before Election Day Other states have straw polls but no one has... Read more »

Herman Cain Leading in Palatine Straw Poll

-By Warner Todd Huston A gathering of Tea Partiers in Palatine, Illinois held a straw poll of 38 attendees and Herman Cain came out on top. The group met to watch Tuesday’s GOP debate. 38 Republican primary voters attended a “viewing party” in Palatine, IL on Oct. 18, 2011 for the Republican presidential candidate debate... Read more »