Tag: Elections

Huntsman's Path to GOP Nomination: Ignore GOP Voters

-By Warner Todd Huston One has to wonder if Jon Huntsman’s path to the GOP nomination for the White House will be second only to Newt Gingrich’s for its impossibility? Even Huntsman is admitting in an interview with Politico that the only way he can win is if he aims for non-Republican votes for his... Read more »

Obama's Union-Sold Regulatory Agency Goes Even Further for Unions

-By Warner Todd Huston With one regulatory decision after anther, Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has repeatedly abused its position and lent its powers to come to the material aid of Big Labor. This week we see the NLRB coming to the aid of unions yet again by changing rules to fast track union... Read more »

A Time for Choosing

“So we have come to a time for choosing,” warned Ronald Reagan in his famous speech nominating Barry Goldwater for President in 1964. It was one of the most important speeches in American history — and remains terrifyingly true today. Millions without jobs. American values under attack. Bailouts, deficits, and debt that threatens the future... Read more »

Cal. Union Launches Effort to Recruit Republican Candidates

-By Warner Todd Huston This is a novel approach. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest government employee unions in the nation, has decided that they’ve had enough of all those darn Republicans that are… well… acting like Republicans. So, the union has lighted on a new way to be rid of... Read more »

Jon Huntsman: 'We Won't be Spending Time in Iowa'

-By Warner Todd Huston Looks like GOP candidate for president Jon Hunstman has decided that he won’t bother with the Iowa Caucus during this primary season. Huntsman claims he’s skipping Iowa because he refuses to support ethanol subsidies. At a stop in New Hampshire, Huntsman

N.J. Courts Not Interested in Democracy

-By Warner Todd Huston Most Americans are under the mistaken assumption that we as voters can elect someone to make changes in our government. Whether the government of our city, county, state or that in Washington DC we voters have this romantic idea that we can affect change by electing people to office that will... Read more »

Illinois House Republican Newbies Disappoint

-By Doug Ibendahl “Tom Cross has a brick on SB35.” That’s a quote from State Senator Kirk Dillard from a few days ago. He simply stated what nearly all of you I’m sure already know. It’s hardly some secret that Tom Cross – the House Minority Leader – is viciously opposed to the idea of... Read more »

Just for Newt...

Newt has been the talk of the town. If only it was for good things. So, let’s give Newt a hand for the fastest crash and burn in presidential campaign history. Yep, Newt crashed and burned even faster than Gary Hart, Edmund Muskie, and Teddy Kennedy.

Rahm Emanuel Officially Sworn In As Chicago's Newest Mayor

-By Warner Todd Huston Rahm Emanuel is now officially sworn in as Chicago’s 46th mayor so we can now officially swear at him. Of course, we all know that today’s ceremony was merely a formality as he was anointed mayor months ago the second that Mayor Daley announced the end of his long reign of... Read more »

AP Tars Tea Party Movement as 'Grandfathered' By Ron Paul

-By Warner Todd Huston In a story by Jay Root for the Associated Press, the news wire service tries to tar the entire Tea Party movement with guilt by association claiming that it was somehow fathered or “grandfathered” by Texas Representative Ron Paul, the cranky uncle of the GOP. The fact is Ron Paul had... Read more »