January 16, 2019

Cain-Romney 2012?

The GOP has a problem: the political pros, aka the elite, aka the establishment, think Mitt Romney has the qualities to make a great candidate and a great president.  But the conservative base, aka the Tea Party, aka the grassroots, doesn’t like Romney and yearns for another Reagan, a leader who understands the Big Truths […]

Herman Cain and the Perfect Storm of 2012

In 2012 the world will see a perfect storm. This is one of those few times in history when a year of crisis is predictable. Short-term outlook: big ups and downs. Long-term outlook: much better. Why? 1. The Biggest Presidential Election of the 21st Century: Will America pick socialism or freedom? Uncertainty: max.  Outcomes: huge. […]

Romney and Rubio in 2012

In the September 22 Republican presidential debate, Michele Bachmannn declared it inevitable that Obama would lose to any Republican, and therefore it was time to get a true conservative instead of a moderate.  Bachmann is wrong. Don’t get me wrong: I share Bachmann’s frustration with the political process in the U.S. that has led us […]

Obamacare Likely to Hit Supreme Court in 2012

Print Email Text Size AmSpecBlog By John Tabin on 9.26.11 @ 7:38PM The Department of Justice has declined to ask the Eleventh Circuit for an en banc reconsideration of a three-judge panel’s decision striking down the individual mandate, clearing the way for Obamacare to reach the Supreme Court in time for a ruling before the […]

Will Scandal Drive Obama Off the 2012 Ticket?

(See also: Solving the Democrats’ Obama Problem) President Obama will not run in 2012.  That prediction seems reasonable in light of the following: His presidency is in shambles, shriveling up before our eyes. His political poll numbers continue to weaken. Unemployment remains stubbornly high for a period of time not seen since the Great Depression. […]

Vote Democrat in 2012? You Must Be High

Via American Thinker: “The NAACP is making drug prohibition a focus of its efforts. And they aren’t the only ones. The organization Blacks in Government (BIG) is also at it. On top of that, black opinion leaders are going after the president on the subject. Hard. And for the last few months, just about continuously. […]

The Democrats’ 2012 Victory Plan

The Democrats have a plan.  A plan to defeat the Republicans in 2012.  Impossible, you say?  Well, read on, because I not only think it is possible.  I think it can work. Let me start with a poll.  About 67% of Americans say drug prohibition is a failure.  Relative to cannabis, American opinion is divided […]

Conservative Elites Dislike 2012 GOP Presidential Field

AmSpecBlog By W. James Antle, III on 8.23.11 @ 1:09PM Yesterday I wrote about the longing for a Republican presidential candidate who could unite all factions of the conservative movement. But there is just as much truth to this Politico story: conservative elites — movement leaders, journalists, policy wonks, newspaper columnists — are pining for […]