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By Carole on Jan 19, 2012
Seeing "no viable path forward," Texas Governor Rick Perry has suspended his presidential campaign. With one less conservative candidate in the mix, the GOP primary battle will probably last beyond Saturday's South Carolina contest and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will not be able to secure the nomination too quickly if at all. That's the good news.
By Carole on Jan 18, 2012
After over five years of running for the GOP presidential nomination, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney shouldn't have anything left to hide, but he apparently does. Mr. Romney is refusing to release his tax returns despite the fact that his vast wealth is already well known and he has admitted that his significant annual income is taxed at around the 15% level. So why not just release the returns?
By Carole on Jan 11, 2012
President Barack Obama's desperate class warfare strategy has demonized, demoralized and over regulated job creators in an attempt to win over the unemployed and underemployed. Some on the ideological right have gone to the opposite extreme - defending even the most predatory business practices as noble and all-American capitalism. The result so far? More division between groups of Americans and the very real possibility that November's election will only make things worse. But a much more honest assessment could unite not just Republican primary voters but Independents and all but the most left leaning Democrats too.
By Carole on Jan 8, 2012
In this morning's GOP presidential debate, NBC moderator David Gregory asked Texas Governor Rick Perry a question about electability. Governor Perry took it a step further and laid out the three big questions primary voters should be asking themselves: "Who is it that can beat Obama? Who is it that can invigorate the tea party? Who is it that can take the message of smaller outsider government that's truly going to change that place?"
By Carole on Jan 6, 2012
Two GOP presidential debates in New Hampshire this weekend will most likely have very little to do with the results of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. With the latest poll showing former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney with a whopping 40% of support in the Granite State, the real show will be how the three remaining conservatives in the race perform.