The Portland Press Herald is reporting that VP (possible 2016 Presidential wannabe) Joe Biden will be part of a fundraiser for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan. While the press will focus on this rite of potential presidential primary passage–fundraising for Marquee names in the Granite State’s political theater–we should consider more pressing points. The home where the event is to take place is that of | Read More »
We’re still a ways out from 2016, sure, but that didn’t stop Quinnipiac from running a poll in Iowa to gauge popularity of early standouts. The leaders in the poll were New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Former First Lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, each getting 41 percent in the recent poll. Other names tossed out there were Wisconsin Governor Scott | Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid can dish it out, but he can’t take it. Harry Reid was Senate Democratic Whip when George W. Bush became president. Under him, the Senate Democrats mounted an unprecedented filibuster campaign against Bush’s judicial nominees. According to The Heritage Foundation’s Todd Gaziano, the average number of days a Court of Appeals nominee waited for final Senate action grew from | Read More »
Quiet, but deadly. The decision to keep U.S. personnel in Benghazi with substandard security was made at the highest levels of the State Department by officials who have so far escaped blame over the Sept. 11 attack, according to a review of recent congressional testimony and internal State Department memos by Fox News. Nine months before the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three | Read More »
Background: in what may end up being the most epic Joe Biden Opens His Mouth EVER the Vice President told a Facebook ‘town hall’ hosted by Parenting Magazine that he had advised his wife that her proper firearms strategy in case of home invasion should be to… get a shotgun, brandish it, and empty the barrels into the air… Hold up! Wait, wait, I know | Read More »
Last week the Vice President and the Obama administration decided to go back in time to politicize the Virginia Tech massacre. Their goal was not to provide an honest portrayal of the events nor to find real solutions to the problem based upon careful analysis. They simply hoped to advance their gun confiscation agenda by standing on the graves of dead college students. Ironically, an | Read More »
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Joe Biden’s courting of the NRA, how Chuck Hagel’s past comments on Israel are causing him problems on both sides of the aisle during his confirmation, and why potential 2016 candidates are being so brash.
There are just going to be some days when reality defeats me. How can I top the sheer inanity of… this? Seeking to reassure victims of Hurricane Sandy following a tour of the damaged boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J., Vice President Joe Biden told residents Sunday that he spent a lot of time on the New Jersey shore while growing up and that they’ve got | Read More »
Vice President Joe Biden took to the debate stage Thursday night in Danville, Ky., to square off against the man who may one day replace him as second in command. That man was Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. It was clear from the start that Biden’s real mission was to undo President Barack Obama’s lackluster debate performance last week against Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee. The | Read More »
Last night during the Vice Presidential debate, we were given quite the surprise when a question concerning a social issue came into play towards the end. Martha Raddatz, the clearly partisan moderator, asked the candidates about their common religious faith, Catholicism, and how it affected their view on abortion. Republican candidate Paul Ryan eloquently summed up that his Catholic faith isn’t the only factor as | Read More »
Was Joe Biden on drugs or did he use Al Gore for his debate prep? That’s the question anyone viewing the debate on TV should be asking. Biden’s appalling petulant behavior, in conjunction with the moderator’s refusal to moderate the debate instead of debate the debate, allowed Biden to get out of control and make a clown of himself. That is all anyone will remember. | Read More »
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss last night’s vice presidential debate, Joe Biden’s two major gaffes and corporate earnings.