Looking at the 2012 election results in Iowa it is evident that Iowa is very much a divided state – geographically and ideologically.
The following piece is by Judge Andrew Napolitano. It is a scathing assessment of President Barack Obama, but it also has within it some keen insight on how the country arrived where we find ourselves today. There is finally a sobering look at what probably lies ahead. Only in America can a president who inherits […]
Missed the first Obama-Romney Debate? You can watch video of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney engage in their first debate at the University of Denver with PBS NewsHour’s Jim Lehrer moderating.
Just minutes ago on his Fox News show, Huckabee, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination. He said after much prayer “even though the externals said go, my heart said, ‘no’.” Update: I’m curious to see who might fill the vacuum that now exists at least in […]
If former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee was going to run for President in 2012 isn’t it strange that he is launching a new company just as the primary race is starting up? Yet it was announced today that he is launching a new educational company, Learn Our History, LLC. A press release sent out said […]
Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) announced this afternoon that he is not running for President. His full statement is below: I will not be a candidate for president next year. This has been a difficult, personal decision, and I am very grateful to my family for their total support of my going forward, had that been […]
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) took a big step in establishing herself as a serious contender in the 2012 Presidential race should she run. She reported today that in the first quarter of 2011 she raised more than $2 Million – $1.7 Million for her congressional re-election campaign and an additional $500,000 for Michele PAC. Presidential […]
Listening to what Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour’s wife, Marsha Barbour, had to say you get the sense that he’s probably not going to run: Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s wife says the thought of his running for president "horrifies me" because it would be "a huge sacrifice for a family to make." "It’s been a lot […]
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin spoke yesterday in Delhi, India for a conference organized by the Indian media group, India Today. You can watch the video here and see the transcript of her speech here. She hit on the themes of individual freedom and limited government. In her speech she said: So, it was there […]
The campaign season for the Iowa Caucus feels like it finally arrived this week. Monday was insane with six prospective candidates coming into Central Iowa. Living in Des Moines can be a blessing or a curse depending on your prospective with the possibility of tripping over presidential candidates and to have our hotels overrun with […]
Herman Cain hosted a luncheon event in Ames, Iowa yesterday. He gave his thoughts on America’s problems and the necessary solutions required to a friendly group of roughly twenty people at the Dublin Bay Restaurant. He began his remarks with a discussion of the economy, which he flatly declared to be “in crisis” and “unstimulated”. […]
POLITICO had an interesting article by Alexander Burns entitled “Right grapples with social ‘truce.’” He writes, “Social conservative leaders in the Republican Party are coming to grips with a new reality ahead of the 2012 presidential primary: It’s not all about them.” Mr. Burns, with all due respect, most social conservatives have never thought it […]
Fox News announced that two of their political contributors – former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), are being suspended because they both have demonstrated that they both have had intentions for running for President in 2012. They are being placed on leave for 60 days to contemplate a run. Their […]
In a statement released today, Senator John Thune (R-SD) ended speculation about a potential 2012 run. He said that he felt he was best positioned to “fight for America’s future right here in trenches of the United States Senate.” He said that decision was made after a lot of prayer and from feedback and encouragement […]
Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) kicked off The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Lecture Series to a crowd of approximately 150 people gathered at Pella Christian High School in Pella, IA today. Governor Pawlenty in a press conference before the event explained that he was delighted to be participate in this series to share his views about […]
It looks like we won’t be seeing much of Congressman Mike Pence in Iowa anymore – at least not for awhile. Today Pence ruled out a 2012 Presidential campaign, being the first of the prospective candidates to opt out. He is still considering gubernatorial run in Indiana and will make that decision closer to summer. […]