Tag Archives: 2016 elections

REPORT: Cuomo Won’t Run If Hillary Does

So claims an unnamed source in the Cuomo administration. “The governor has told people in recent weeks that there’s not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because she’ll easily wrap up the Democratic nomination,’’ said a Cuomo administration insider with direct knowledge of the situation. “He knows that and he accepts that, and so ...

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Barbara Bush Doesn’t Want Jeb To Run For President: “We’ve Had Enough Bushes”

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Rick Santorum Hospitalized

Rick Santorum was hospitalized today. “While traveling in South Carolina on Saturday, Rick Santorum became ill and was admitted to the hospital for a gastro-intestinal illness and dehydration,” said Virginia Davis, spokesperson for Patriot Voices, Santorum’s political action committee, in a statement. “He is feeling better today but remains in the hospital and is unable to travel to Iowa on ...

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Santorum Is Back On With MI School

The Michigan high school that two days ago rescinded their invitation for Rick Santorum to speak before a student assembly has re-invited him.  Grosse Pointe Public School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Harwood says former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s speech will happen in the district, after a brief cancelation and a few ruffled political feathers. Wednesday, Santorum had accused school officials ...

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Santorum: If The GOP Endorses Gay Marriage, They Will Be Committing Suicide

Yesterday the Des Moines Register asked Rick Santorum about the recent endorsements of same-sex marriage made by some top GOP figures. There’s obviously “an increasing mood” on supporting gay marriage, but “it is not a well thought-out position by the American public,” Santorum said. Asked what he thinks about the two Midwest senators who have recently backed gay marriage, Sen. ...

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Frothy Mix 2016

“I’m certainly leaving the door open for that. We have not had a nominee that is ready to go out and articulate a unified vision of what conservatism is, what American’s first principles are about, and why we’re the greatest country in the history of the world. And then we wonder why we don’t win. I assure you that when ...

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POLL: Clinton Vs GOP Field

In the same match up, Jeb Bush scored 43% to Clinton’s 49%. I suppose we’re in for 1314 more days of these things. Source.

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LAUNCHED: Ready For Hillary PAC Site

The Ready For Hillary PAC website launched today with the disclaimer “Not Authorized by any Candidate or Candidate’s Committee.”  USA Today reads the tea leaves: The super PAC launched in late January and says it now has more than 100,000 supporters. Veterans of Clinton’s campaign, including Ready for Hillary executive director Adam Parkhomenko and spokesman Seth Bringman, are also on ...

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Jeb Bush: The GOP Can Survive If Conservatives Are Nicer About Marriage

“I know for a fact that as it relates to gay marriage and other social issues there is growing divergence of opinion on this. When we talk about it, we ought to talk about it with a different tone — and we ought to talk about it recognizing that there is more than one point of view, and we should ...

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Hillary Clinton For Marriage

This may be the best one yet. Listen to the entire thing.

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Teabagger Poll: Rand Paul 2016

An online poll distributed to Tea Party chapters around the country shows Sen. Rand Paul as the favorite to run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. With 190,000 votes cast as of Monday morning, Paul leads, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio rounding out the top three. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida ...

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Headline Of The Day

So claims the British tabloid Daily Mail.

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Hillary Clinton Launches New Site

Fairly bare-bones so far. So far.  Forbes weighs in: While the site was likely just established by Clinton as a way to make it easy to get in touch her now that she’s out of office, the large presidential looking picture, the font her name is written in (which basically screams campaign) and the fact that the word “office” is ...

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Clinton Says Goodbye To State Department

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Going Viral On Facebook

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie: I’m Not Too Overweight To Be President

Last night on Barbara Walter’s “Ten Most Interesting People” special, NJ Gov. Chris Christie said that he doesn’t think he’s too overweight to be president. When Ms. Walters said some people say he is too overweight to be president, Mr. Christie, a Republican who is often mentioned as a potentially formidable candidate in 2016, responded: “That’s ridiculous. I don’t know ...

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Brian Brownshirt: Help Us Build A Conservative Army To Fight Hillary

Another find by Good As You blogger Jeremy Hooper.

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On Hillary 2016

Last week the Washington Post reported: Overall, 57 percent of all Americans say they would back a Clinton candidacy, with support peaking among younger women. Among all women, 66 percent say they would support Clinton as a candidate for president in 2016; it is 75 percent among those under 50 and 54 percent among those aged 50 and up. Forty-nine ...

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Adelson Vows To Double Down

Wingnut casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who spent an estimated $150M during the 2012 campaign, says he’s willing to spend twice as much next time.  Think Progress reports: Adelson told the Wall Street Journal that his 2012 donations were double what he gave in 2008 and that he was ready to double his spending again. “I’ll spend that much and more,” ...

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Frothy Mix 2016

“I’m open to it, yeah. I think there’s a fight right now as to what the soul of the Republican party’s going to be and the conservative movement, and we have something to say about that. I think from our battle, we’re not going to leave the field.” – Rick Santorum, pointing out that he won eleven GOP primaries in ...

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