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    Romney Thumped in SC, Gingrich Soars

    The outcome of the South Carolina Republican presidential primary has turned the race upside down with presumed front-runner Mitt Romney losing badly to New Gingrich 41% to 27%. This is an astounding turnaround from Gingrich’s poor showings in the Iowa and New Hampshire contests and further scrambles the GOP primary field. Gingrich’s strong showing in a conservative place like South Carolina is not wholly unexpected, | Read More »

    Keystone Cop in the White House

    The Obama administration has stopped the Keystone XL pipeline for now. This is to appease his radical environmental supporters. The pipeline’s builder TransCanada is expected to apply again to build the pipe, possibly on a different route. Meanwhile Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has warned that Canada may sell the oil to China if the pipeline to US refineries is permanently blocked. So… so much for | Read More »

    Perry Out, Gingrich Roars

    For those of us who were in the room last August at the RedState gathering in Charleston, South Carolina to see Texas governor Rick Perry announce his intention to seek the Republican presidential nomination, Perry’s withdrawal from the race is a sad event. Rick Perry easily could be a great president of the United States. He is bold, strong, patriotic, smart and obviously has good | Read More »

    (Mis)Understanding God and Tim Tebow

    The controversy over Christian quarterback Tim Tebow demonstrates exactly how far America has drifted from its Christian roots. Tebow certainly uplifted millions in his first year in the NFL, but the Christian haters too came out of everywhere. And if their level of prejudice were aimed at, say, a homosexual or a black or an illegal alien, it would be condemned roundly in every media | Read More »

    Newt is Bold in Racial Debate

    In the Republican presidential debate in South Carolina on January 16, Newt Gingrich took on a racial debate with tough language. Here is a summary of the exchange between journalist Juan Williams, who is black, and Gingrich: After Gingrich said recently that millions of poor black children have no good role models, the American Race Machine (black America, Democrats, the Media Left, Sharpton etc.) took | Read More »

    Pardon Our Marines NOW

    There is national and international outrage over four American Marines who were videotaped urinating on the corpses of dead Afghans. The Afghans were said to have been Taliban fighters warring against the US. The urination is a violation of international war protocols. Nikitas3 says: Leave the Marines alone! They have suffered enough in this conflict. They are the best that America has. Give them immediate | Read More »

    Anti-Bain Attacks are Counterproductive

    Many of us on the “right side” of the issues are criticizing two Republican presidential candidates for their attacks on Mitt Romney and his private-equity firm Bain Capital. We expect critiques of capitalism from the simple-minded and agenda-driven Democrats, not from Republicans. Because we know that capitalism, with all of its imperfections, is the only system that actually produces and distributes wealth throughout society i.e., | Read More »

    Is Obama Preparing for Defeat?

    Here is a recent news report from politico.com: ‘As states across the nation ramp up their efforts to catch illegal immigrants, the Obama administration on Thursday launched a new free hotline for people busted on violations to get help. The hotline, run by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, is available 24/7 for detained individuals to phone if they think they “may be U.S. | Read More »

    Reflections on New Hampshire

    Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney won an expected victory in the crucial New Hampshire primary. With 39.6% of the vote, Romney can claim front-runner status after winning the Iowa caucuses as well. The big surprise was the strong showing by Utah governor Jon Huntsman who had skipped Iowa and focused on New Hampshire. He came in third with 17% of the vote. Meanwhile Newt Gingrich and | Read More »

    Stenberg Looks Strong for Nebraska US Senate Seat

    The Democrat party had another bombshell dropped on it when incumbent Democrat US senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012 after two terms in Washington. Nelson is considered one of the last “moderate Democrats” serving a relatively conservative  Midwestern state. But Nelson was hit with a trainload of bad press when, in 2010, he accepted what came to | Read More »