Gop Debate #1 Running updates

quick thoughts on the GOP debate(s)   Update:  Apparently the whole world agrees that Carly is the big winner: She also beat Chris Matthews to a pulp I think the MSNBC audience that heard that is now praying that she doesn't end up the nominee or anywhere near the GOP ticket. My advice to each candidate … Continue reading Gop Debate #1 Running updates

Rick Perry in Nashua NH 6-7-2015

Today I visited Nashua Community College for a Rick Perry BBQ & speech coming just after his official announcement. The event was at the Nashua Community college on Rte 101A in NH.  I always feel odd here because back in my college days a lot of this area was woods before the great migration from … Continue reading Rick Perry in Nashua NH 6-7-2015

How do you know the Perry Indictment has Backfired…

...Because the New York Times have decided to come out against it. For more than a year, Mr. Perry has been seeking the resignation of the Travis County district attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg. He had good reason to do so: Ms. Lehmberg was arrested in April 2013 for driving with a blood alcohol level of more … Continue reading How do you know the Perry Indictment has Backfired…

I’m a Democrat & I Approve of Drunk DAs

Hacker: He’ll have to resign. Sir Humphrey: Alas, yes. James Hacker: What will happen to him? Sir Humphrey Appleby: Well, I gather he was as drunk as a lord. So, after a discreet interval, they'll probably make him one. Yes Minister: Party Games 1984   While Powerline suggests conservatives should rally around Rick Perry after … Continue reading I’m a Democrat & I Approve of Drunk DAs

The new twist in illegal immigration: Children as human shields for the cartels

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz CNN reports that "U.S. authorities estimate that between 60,000 and 80,000 children without parents will cross the border this year." The logistics of moving 60,000+ children across several countries and through the U.S. border and cities such as New York and Miami takes planning, coordination, and funding. I don't know who is behind this. However, … Continue reading The new twist in illegal immigration: Children as human shields for the cartels

Rick Perry How DARE you Compliment Wendy Davis’s personal decisions

Memeorandum is all a buzz (I'd say all a twitter but these aren't tweets about the following words by Governor Rick Perry about State Senator Wendy Davis: Who are we to say that children born into the worst of circumstances can’t grow to live successful lives? In fact, even the woman who filibustered the Senate … Continue reading Rick Perry How DARE you Compliment Wendy Davis’s personal decisions

Rick Perry Responds To The Obama’s Attack On America’s Right To Bear Arms

President Obama's apology tour continued this week as traveled to Mexico and blamed America for the violence in Mexico. From Washingtontimes.com: “Most of the guns used to commit violence here in Mexico come from the United States.” He mentioned that the Constitution protects the right to bear arms (he didn’t say “keep arms”), then continued that, “I … Continue reading Rick Perry Responds To The Obama’s Attack On America’s Right To Bear Arms

Voices of the Candidates: Rick Perry in the Bloggers Lounge

Rick Perry visits the blogger lounge I was kind of iffy during the campaign, I wish I had met him before, but I'll tell you in person he is nothing like what we've seen in the presidential debates.

Learn from it, but let it go!

When I saw this post at Stacy McCain's site this morning I sighed: Just ask yourselves, Perrybots, what might have been possible if some other candidate — any other candidate, perhaps one who could remember how to count to three – had an extra $20 million to spend here in Florida. But no, you spent … Continue reading Learn from it, but let it go!

Rick Perry sees reality

It took four months for "Howdy thank you Eric" to become "A pundit sitting behind a desk." It took 24 hours for Erick Erickson to go from "A pundit sitting behind a desk." to Erick the prophet. Rick Perry is telling supporters that he will drop his bid Thursday for the Republican presidential nomination, two … Continue reading Rick Perry sees reality

From “Howdy thank you Erick” to “A pundit sitting behind a desk” in four months

Seven days ago Stacy McCain asked this question: Maybe Erick Erickson can explain what purpose is served by Perry’s continued candidacy, other than spending the rest of the millions the Perry campaign collected in August and early September, before the wheels fell off that bandwagon. Apparently he can't Barring a miracle, this is Rick Perry’s … Continue reading From “Howdy thank you Erick” to “A pundit sitting behind a desk” in four months

Building up or Pulling Down The Rick Perry Campaign

"What I fear will happen is that Perry will spend several months sucking up media oxygen and burning through GOP donor cash, only to collapse early next year. This will have the effect of suffocating other conservative candidates, and thereby lead to ... Romney 2012." Robert Stacy McCain Although Perry Remains in my top three … Continue reading Building up or Pulling Down The Rick Perry Campaign

Mitt Romney Electable my ….

My Couch Stacy McCain's future bed in Fitchburg 12:12 AM I'm looking at the screen and seeing a difference of under 50 votes between Rick ($500,000 spent in Iowa) Santorum and Mitt (10 Million spent in Iowa) Romney. (Those figures per MSNBC) Rick Santorum gives begins his speech as we wait to find out who … Continue reading Mitt Romney Electable my ….

They ain’t laughing anymore

Today we have seen a lot of the last minute type of moves that campaigns do at the last minute to try to change the equations. This morning Newt directly called Romney a liar. It is something that is normally considered a faux pas but I found it kind of refreshing to hear something like … Continue reading They ain’t laughing anymore

The first day that actually counts in Iowa

OK we've gone through months of debate and speculation today we find out exactly what the people in Iowa think. The polls suggest a good finish for my candidate and I'd love to predict a win for him, but I would not be surprised if he finished anywhere in the top 3. What will happen? … Continue reading The first day that actually counts in Iowa