‘2012 Presidential Race’ Archives
Rep. Todd Akin opened his mouth and once again a Republican nut case has taken any meaningful debate of issues out of the media. When asked in an interview on a St. Louis television station about his views on abortion in the cases of rape, Akin, a six-term GOP member of Congress who won his [...]
The Wisconsin Reporter has a profile on Romney's running mate and his hometown, Janesville, Wisc. Congressman Paul Ryan was a prom king and junior class president. He drove the famous Oscar Mayer Weinermobile — as a meat salesman on summer break in college. Read more.
These are the two segments with Mary Kissel on Wall St. Journal (WSJ) TV. It took awhile for me to hit my stride...and yes, my head is huge...but the segments went well. WSJ was pleased and I will do more leading up to the November election. Florida primaries Medicare discussion
I've been asked to be a guest on WSJ TV - Opinion Journal Live at about 4:10 pm today. We will be talking about the Florida Congressional races and the impact of the Medicare issue and Paul Ryan on the presidential race. You watch it online at http://live.wsj.com.
By Stephanie Carroll Carson, Florida News Connection... TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida is seen as a swing state in this 2012 presidential election, and political experts say senior citizens could be the ones to swing the vote in the Sunshine State. A study released this week found that economic [...]
NY Times has a good story on Janesville, Wisconsin, hometown of Mitt Romney's running mate Congressman Paul Ryan. It's where Quint Studer taught school and first got into health care field. Studer's grandchildren go to school with Ryan's children. Representative Paul D. Ryan’s childhood home [...]
Congressman Paul Ryan and Pensacola Blue Wahoo owner Quint Studer are friends. They both are from Janesville, Wisconsin. Ryan's children attend the same school as Studer's grandchildren. Ryan's sister-in-law helped Studer with his first book, "Hardwiring Excellence." Today, Studer watched his [...]
The buzz yesterday was that Condoleezza Rice was moving up as the favorite to be Mitt Romney's VP. Well, the ultra-conservative wing of the Tea Party doesn't like it. To them, Rice is a liberal. I got this email during lunch: Say No to Rice!!! I hereby vow not to vote for Mitt Romney if he [...]
Facebook announced today that it will be teaming up with CNN to provide interactive election coverage. Facebook users will be able to commit to voting, endorse candidates, and share their views through an "I'm Voting" Facebook app available in English and Spanish. CNN will use the app to [...]
Lumon May hosted a July 4th picnic at Legion Field. Based on the community's response, May told me that he plans on making it an annual event. "We started at 11 am and the people kept coming to enjoy the music and food," said May, who is running for Escambia County Commission, District 3. "If [...]
Back by the Science-Fiction section, at the end of the line, he was being referred to as “very visionary,” “very sincere” and “very smart.” At the front of the line people described him as “fantastic,” “bright” and “something to reckon with.” It was a friendly [...]
At the annual Right Online conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, former Governor Sarah Palin went after President Obama for “snortin’ cocaine." My Conservative Republican friends are always upset the liberal pundits are so mean-spirited. Folks, both sides play to their bases, which is obvious here. [...]
This afternoon on Fox News Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced his intentions to continue to purging the voter registration books. “..this afternoon we will file a lawsuit the secretary of State of Florida against the Department of Homeland Security to give us the database," said Scott. "We [...]
A judge’s temporary injunction blocking key provisions of Florida’s new election law has voter registration groups hopeful as they head toward this year’s primary and general elections. “I get calls everyday from volunteers who are very eager to get back to voter registration,” said [...]