Browsing Month May, 2012

CONDOLEEZA RICE, GEORGE SHULTZ Endorse Romney – NationalJournal

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:49 pm

CONDOLEEZA RICE, GEORGE SHULTZ Endorse Romney – NationalJournal

By Jonathan Miller -- One day after Mitt Romney clinched the GOP nomination, two former secretaries of state came forward and threw their support behind the former Massachusetts governor, according to Bloomberg. Condoleezza Rice, the Secretary of State under George W. Bush, gave her official nod to Romney at a fundraiser in California. “If America is going to ... Go To Article

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JAY COST:: It Was Never Bill Clinton’s Party | The Weekly Standard

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:19 pm

JAY COST:: It Was Never Bill Clinton’s Party | The Weekly Standard

BY JAY COST Yesterday, we got word that Artur Davis, the former Democratic representative from Alabama’s majority-black Seventh Congressional District and failed 2010 gubernatorial candidate, jumped from the Democratic party to the Republican party. What to make of this? A few years ago, when Alabama Democrat Parker Griffith made a similar switch, I took it as a ... Go To Article

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VICTOR DAVIS HANSON:: Culture Still Matters – NRO

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:15 pm

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON:: Culture Still Matters – NRO

By Victor Davis Hanson -- Rudesheim, Germany — This week I am leading a military-history tour on the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland, to Amsterdam. You can learn a lot about Europe’s current economic crises by ignoring the sophisticated barrage of news analysis and instead just watching, listening, and talking to people as you go down river. Switzerland, by ... Go To Article

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GEORGE WILL:: Montana attempts to buck the Supreme Court on Citizens United – WaPo

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:10 pm

GEORGE WILL:: Montana attempts to buck the Supreme Court on Citizens United – WaPo

By George F. Will -- Montana uses an interesting argument to justify defiance of a Supreme Court decision: Because the state is particularly prone to political corruption, it should be trusted to constrict First Amendment protections of political speech. At issue is the court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, which held, unremarkably, that Americans do not forfeit ... Go To Article

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PETHOKOUKIS:: Another dose of sickly economic news weakens Obama’s reelection odds « The Enterprise Blog

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:08 pm

PETHOKOUKIS:: Another dose of sickly economic news weakens Obama’s reelection odds « The Enterprise Blog

By James Pethokoukis -- Today we had a warm-up for tomorrow’s big jobs report. And the economic news hasn’t been so good: – 1Q GDP was revised down to 1.9% from 2.2%. The previous four GDP quarters of Obama recovery: 0.4%, 1.3%, 1.8%, 3.0%. Keep in mind that research from the Federal Reserve finds that that since 1947, when two-quarter annualized real GDP ... Go To Article

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JENNIFER RUBIN:: What Artur Davis is telling us – WaPo

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:05 pm

JENNIFER RUBIN:: What Artur Davis is telling us – WaPo

By Jennifer Rubin -- Former Democratic congressman Artur Davis writes on his blog: As I told a reporter last week, this is not Bill Clinton’s Democratic Party . . . [I have described] growth as a deeper problem than exaggerated inequality; who wants to radically reform the way we educate our children; who despises identity politics and the practice of speaking ... Go To Article

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LARRY J. SABATO’S CRYSTAL BALL:: Presidential polling in June: Flip a coin instead?

By at May 31, 2012 | 1:00 pm

LARRY J. SABATO’S CRYSTAL BALL:: Presidential polling in June: Flip a coin instead?

Larry J. Sabato -- “I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.” — Socrates With all of the polls, models and history at their disposal, political analysts should be able to figure out who is going to win a November presidential election by June, right? Well, not quite. While we would modestly suggest to Socrates and our readers that we know more than ... Go To Article

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MITT ROMNEY Visits Solyndra Amid Attack on Obama Jobs Record – ABC News

By at May 31, 2012 | 11:37 am

MITT ROMNEY Visits Solyndra Amid Attack on Obama Jobs Record – ABC News

FREMONT, Calif. – Mitt Romney arrived at the shuttered headquarters of Solyndra Inc. this morning, a surprise visit that was shrouded in secrecy and part of the presumptive GOP presidential candidate’s attack on President Obama’s record on jobs creation. “The reason for keeping it quiet is because we knew if word got out that Solyndra would do everything in ... Go To Article

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Obama ally ARTUR DAVIS leaves Democratic Party – USA Today

By at May 31, 2012 | 11:13 am

Obama ally ARTUR DAVIS leaves Democratic Party – USA Today

By Catalina Camia -- Former Alabama congressman Artur Davis, who seconded Barack Obama's nomination for president four years ago, says he's leaving the Democratic Party. The one-time rising Democratic Party star -- once described as "the Obama of Alabama" -- said on his website that he is switching his voter registration to Virginia and is considering running for ... Go To Article

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VIDEO:: Is college a waste of money?

By at May 31, 2012 | 11:10 am

VIDEO:: Is college a waste of money?

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