July 11, 2020

Santorum’s Super Tuesday Challenge

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 3.6.12 @ 11:43AM Why might Mitt Romney wind up the nominee of a Republican Party that is conspicuously immune to his charms? Because the conservative opposition is disorganized and underfunded. That is the challenge faced today by Romney’s strongest conservative challenger, Rick […]

On Second Thought, Obama Now Wants Super PAC Help

Via CBS News: President Barack Obama’s campaign is asking top fundraisers to support a Democratic-leaning outside group that is backing the president’s re-election bid, reversing Obama’s opposition to “super” political action committees, which can spend unlimited amounts of cash to influence elections. Obama’s campaign urged wealthy fundraisers in a Monday night conference call to support […]

Obama Stays Neutral in the Super Bowl

Via AP: President Barack Obama isn’t picking sides this Super Bowl Sunday. In an interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer before the championship game, Obama would only say he expects a “great game.” “You’re not to get me (to pick), I’m going to look for a great game,” Obama said with a coy smile. In a […]

Pats Return to the Super Bowl

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 1.22.12 @ 6:33PM The New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl. Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the AFC title game. It went wide left. If Cundiff had made it, the game would have […]

Super Committee: Success or Failure?

In the Budget Control Act of 2011, Congress created the Super Committee.  The Super Committee, technically called the “Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction,” was chartered with the responsibility to “reduce the deficit by at least $ 1,500,000,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021.” In the attempt to force a compromise on […]