Tag: Election

Would Chicago REALLY Vote for Commie Karen Lewis for Mayor!?

-By Warner Todd Huston A new poll of likely Chicago voters seems to find that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in bad shape for his re-election coming up next year. The poll shows that two other candidates are far and away more popular than the incumbent mayor. One of those two is Chicago Teachers Union President... Read more »

Michele Bachmann Is In!

-By Warner Todd Huston Michele Bachmann, a representative from Minnesota, has finally thrown her hat in the ring. As of Monday, June 27, Bachmann made it official in front of a crowd in Waterloo, Iowa. It is no mistake that she did so in Iowa, either, Bachmann has been polling quite well in Iowa coming... Read more »

Romney's Huge Money Advantage

-By Warner Todd Huston A few weeks ago, Herman Cain said that he wasn’t worried about facing Mitt Romney, but he was worried about facing Mitt’s money. Today, Politico reports that Romney has a huge advantage over the other Republican candidates with a campaign war chest they can’t duplicate. If his one-day fundraiser in May... Read more »

Are We Worse off Under Obama? More Say YES! Plus Huntsman, More 'One of Them'

Are We Worse off Under Obama? More Say YES! -By Warner Todd Huston While I thought him a great president, I am not one of those conservatives that constantly invoke the name of Ronald Reagan. But one aspect of his 1979 race for president is looking eerily familiar to today’s upcoming 2012 race for the... Read more »

John Bolton, Ambassador... No, Wait, Maybe President?

-By Warner Todd Huston When John Bolton was the Interim U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations during the Bush years, the UN hated him, the Democrats wouldn’t confirm him, and Republicans and conservatives loved him. He was one of the toughest talking U.S. Ambassadors since Jean Kirkpatrick though he outdid her sternness, to be sure.... Read more »

VIDEO: Herman Cain Raises Voice at Blogger, Holds His Ground

-By Warner Todd Huston Herman Cain appeared at last weekend’s RightOnLine conference (June 18) to two standing ovations. His rousing campaign speech apparently hit all the right notes with the conservative audience in attendance. But afterward, in the blogger access room, there were a few sour notes, in one case Cain even angrily yelled at... Read more »

Herman Cain: Obama's NLRB 'A Direct Assault on the Free Market System'

-By Warner Todd Huston Presidential candidate Herman Cain (R) recently spoke with FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Neil Cavuto about the dispute between the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Boeing and its impact on the United States economy. Cain said what the NLRB is trying to do keeping Boeing out of Charleston is “a direct... Read more »

Bambenek Announces for 52nd District Ill. State Senate

On Wednesday, 6/15/11, I will be announcing my run for the Republican nomination for the State Senate for the 52nd District currently held by Democrat Mike Frerichs. After having spoken with many of you and others around the district and state, I have been honored and humbled by the outpouring of support. Together, I know... Read more »

Thoughts on the CNN Republican Debate

-By Warner Todd Huston Well the CNN debate of some of the GOP candidates for president is now in the history books and I thought I’d give my impression of those vying there. Before I do that, I have to comment on John King’s constant guttural vocal tick. It sounded like he had Tourette Syndrome... Read more »

Getting Muddy: Tim Pawlenty Attacks 'ObamneyCare'

-By Warner Todd Huston Tim Pawlenty is one of only two GOP contenders that have a nation-wide ground game and it looks like he’s starting to go on the attack against Mitt Romney, the other Republican with a nation-wide organization. On Fox News Sunday today he attacked Romney’s disastrous healthcare bill that he signed when... Read more »