Tag Archive: Gingrich

State of the Union, Why Don’t They Ask?


The President laid out his agenda in the State of the Union Address, and it was filled with initiatives and statements similar to what he has said before.  It gives the media the opportunity to ask questions that they have neglected in the past.  Statements that were presented as facts also need clarification.  Up until…

Would Santorum Have Been the Better Candidate?


When Rick Santorum was doing well in the Repubican primaries, the common beef against him was that he could never be a viable candidate in the general election because he placed too much emphasis on “social issues.” His tenacious positions on gay marriage, abortion, family values, religion and the like would scare off independent voters….

Some Free Advice for the Republican Field

GOP Field

To be perfectly honest, I’m not crazy about any of the Republicans running for president.   I still think Mitt Romney has the best chance to beat President Obama, but I also think he’s one of those rich guys who’s embarrassed about being rich.    Rick Santorum is a train wreck.  He blames the media for bringing…

Gingrich Wins SC … Media Help Big Time

Newt Wins SC

You might figure Newt Gingrich was in a heap of trouble in South Carolina when his ex-wife Marianne told ABC News that he once said he wanted an open marriage. After all, South Carolina is a conservative state with a lot of evangelical Christian voters, who don’t go for that kind of thing. And he…

Who Can Beat Obama?


 In a piece for Commentary magazine — entitled “What Change Looks Like Under Obama” — Peter Wehner ticks off a few interesting statistics: A misery index that is at a 28-year high. America’s credit rating downgraded for the first time in American history. A standard of living for Americans that has fallen further and more…