Tag: GOP

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 »

Rep. Kinzinger Defies GOP Opposition to Democrats War Resolutions

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Adam Kinzinger made what is in my opinion a principled vote on the pair of resolutions concerning the authorization and funding of Obama’s mission in Libya today. His principles however ran counter to the Republican’s conventional wisdom on this and he was one of only eight Republicans to do so... 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 »

Kinzinger Urges Passage of Jobs and Energy Permitting Act

From the Office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, IL)… Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke out on the floor of the House in support of H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011. This bipartisan legislation would ease the permitting process in... Read more »

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 »

Dems Plan Proves Medicare Dead by 2024

-By Warner Todd Huston Congressman Peter Roskam, House GOP Deputy Majority Whip, got on record the fact that as things stand right now Medicare is dead by 2024. No ifs, ands, or buts, unless a major overhaul of the system is undertaken, Medicare is done in a little more than a decade. Before congress two... 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 »

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 »