Election 2012

JOHN LOTT Jr:: Defending Fiscal Insanity – NRO

By at April 6, 2012 | 12:15 am

JOHN LOTT Jr:: Defending Fiscal Insanity – NRO

By JOHN LOTT Jr., APRIL 5, 2012 10:00 P.M., NRO “Demagoguery” is not too strong of a word to describe Obama’s speech. In President Obama’s address to the Associated Press Luncheon on Wednesday, he claimed that he is preventing disaster. Republican congressman Paul Ryan’s proposed budget cuts would still allow publicly held debt to increase by $5.5 ... Go To Article

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VIDEO:: OBAMA’S Same Tired Rhetoric

By at April 5, 2012 | 11:45 pm

VIDEO:: OBAMA’S Same Tired Rhetoric

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KRAUTHAMMER:: Obama v. SCOTUS – WaPo

By at April 5, 2012 | 3:48 pm

KRAUTHAMMER:: Obama v. SCOTUS – WaPo

By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER, Thursday, April 5, 12:20 PM “I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.” “Unprecedented”? Judicial review has been the centerpiece of the American constitutional system since ... Go To Article

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OBAMA holds high-end fundraisers at DC hotels – AP Dispatch

By at April 5, 2012 | 3:25 pm

OBAMA holds high-end fundraisers at DC hotels – AP Dispatch

By KEN THOMAS, Apr 5, 6:14 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is holding two Washington fundraisers on Thursday to raise more cash for his re-election campaign. Obama was attending a private reception with 20 supporters at a hotel near the White House, with tickets costing $40,000 per person. Later in the night, Obama was speaking at a fundraiser ... Go To Article

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VICTOR DAVIS HANSON:: Freedom or Fairness in 2012? – NRO

By at April 5, 2012 | 11:00 am

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON:: Freedom or Fairness in 2012? – NRO

This should prove to be an ideological election about the economy. Not all campaigns are so clear-cut. Sometimes moderate Republicans raise taxes (as George H. W. Bush did); at other times, pragmatic Democrats cut spending (as Bill Clinton did). But this year, Mitt Romney, the likely Republican nominee, will run an ideological campaign, calling for smaller government ... Go To Article

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WRITTEN RESPONSE From Justice Department on President Obama’s Health Care Law Comments Due Today – FoxNews

By at April 5, 2012 | 9:18 am

WRITTEN RESPONSE From Justice Department on President Obama’s Health Care Law Comments Due Today – FoxNews

Report from SHANNON BREAM, April 5, 2012, FoxNews Today is the deadline for Attorney General Eric Holder to respond in writing to the demand of a federal judge in Texas. The judge requested clarification about whether the Obama administration believes in whether the courts have the final say. The controversy started when President Obama suggested Supreme Court ... Go To Article

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POLL:: ROMNEY Has Big Lead in New York Primary – WSJ

By at April 5, 2012 | 9:17 am

POLL:: ROMNEY Has Big Lead in New York Primary – WSJ

By ANDREW GROSSMAN, April 5, 2012, 10:21 AM, WSJ Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead in the New York Republican presidential primary, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday morning. Fifty-four percent of likely primary voters said they plan to vote for the former Massachusetts governor, while 21% back Rick Santorum. Former House Speaker Newt ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: When Will Santorum Drop Out of the GOP Primary? – TIME

By at April 5, 2012 | 9:14 am

ELECTION 2012:: When Will Santorum Drop Out of the GOP Primary? – TIME

Mark Halperin scoops that Rick Santorum is meeting today in northern Virginia with conservative leaders to discuss the road ahead. Halperin quotes a Santorum source pushing back against mounting speculation, driven partly by the indefatigable candidate’s decision to take an Easter break from the campaign trail, that Santorum may soon shelve his presidential bid. “He ... Go To Article

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HENNINGER:: The Supreme Court Lands in Oz – WSJ

By at April 5, 2012 | 12:25 am

HENNINGER:: The Supreme Court Lands in Oz – WSJ

By DANIEL HENNINGER,WONDER LAND,April 4, 2012, WSJ Like the original wizard, Barack Obama doesn't want anyone to look behind the curtain. 'I am confident," announced the president of the United States, "that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically ... Go To Article

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JAY COST:: In Wisconsin, Romney Develops Momentum – The Weekly Standard

By at April 5, 2012 | 12:15 am

JAY COST:: In Wisconsin, Romney Develops Momentum – The Weekly Standard

Mitt Romney won a clean sweep Tuesday night, with victories in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Wisconsin. It is the latter state I want to focus on, as it was the most important of the bunch (from a political standpoint), and caps off an interesting back-and-forth between Romney and Rick Santorum in the Great Lakes region. Last week I commented that Santorum ... Go To Article

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