June 25, 2019

George P. Bush Wins GOP Nomination for Texas Land Commissioner

George P. Bush took the first step toward continuing his family’s political dynasty Tuesday, shaking off an under-funded primary challenger and securing the Republican nomination for the little-known but powerful post of Texas land commissioner.  The 37-year-old Fort Worth attorney is the grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, nephew of former President and Texas […]

In a Kindness Competition, Romney Wins over Obama by a Landslide

The highlights of the last day of the convention, for me, were the ordinary people who spoke of the impact of Mitt Romney in their lives.  I wish these speeches had been prime-time, and that every wavering voter could see them.  This is what kindness looks like.  This is the supposedly uncaring, greedy, rich bastard […]

Romney Wins Michigan

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 2.28.12 @ 10:35PM With nearly three quarters of the vote in, Mitt Romney has been declared the winner of the Michigan Primary with 41% of the vote. Rick Santorum came in a close second with 37%. I can’t help but think that if not […]

Mitt Romney Wins Nevada

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 2.5.12 @ 12:00AM Mitt Romney has won the Nevada caucuses. The outcome wasn’t a surprise, but the margin may be as large as 20 points. Romney benefited from strong Mormon turnout — 91 percent of his coreligionists voted for him — but […]

Obama Wins Georgia Ballot Challenge

President Obama’s name should appear on Georgia’s 2012 presidential ballot, in the official opinion of Judge Michael Malihi of Georgia’s Office of State Administrative Hearings (OSAH), issued on February 3.  Judge Malihi’s decision is the result of hearings held January 26 on three separate actions brought by several Georgia residents. Under Georgia law, Secretary of […]

Religious Liberty Wins, Obama Loses

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 1.12.12 @ 8:50PM My take on this week’s hugely important Supreme Court smackdown of the Obamites. The Spectacle Blog

Santorum Wins Iowa Regardless of the Result

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 1.4.12 @ 12:09AM It is just past midnight and with 97% of the vote in, Rick Santorum is leading Mitt Romney by 37 votes in Iowa. Even if Romney should prevail, Santorum is tonight’s winner. A fortnight ago, Santorum was in Bachmann territory and likely […]

Defago wins WCup downhill, Miller 5th in Italy

Switzerland’s Didier Defago, left, poses with second placed fellow-countryman Patrick Kueng after winning a men’s World Cup downhill, in Bormio, Italy, Thursday Dec. 29, 2011. Olympic champion Didier Defago won the World Cup downhill on Thursday on the bumpy Stelvio course. Defago clocked 1 minute, 1.81 seconds, with fellow Swiss Patrick Kueng 0.29 seconds behind […]

US teen wins in Dubai, youngest on European Tour

Alexis Thompson from the U.S. poses with the trophy after winning the Dubai Ladies Masters golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American teenager Lexi Thompson shot a 5-under 67 to win the Dubai Ladies Masters and become the youngest professional winner […]

Palin’s Withdrawal Means Obama Wins

Unfortunately, it looks like the forces of smear, slander, and threat have finally claimed their intended victim.  With Palin’s announcement that she won’t run for president, the election is essentially over. The calculus is fairly simple: the media and GOP establishment want Romney to be the nominee.  Once a progressive is at the head of […]