Tag Archives: 2012 Elections

A Bitter Pill

Via USA Today: MILWAUKEE – President Obama has opened the first significant lead of the 2012 campaign in the nation’s dozen top battleground states, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, boosted by a huge shift of women to his side…In the … Continue reading

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Big Government Rick (Again)

Here’s Josh Barro writing for Forbes with details of some Santorum plans for wasteful and intrusive government: The Daily Caller flags a little-discussed position paper on Rick Santorum’s campaign website—his pledge to aggressively prosecute those who produce and distribute pornography. … Continue reading

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Shocking News

Via the Washington Post, but even so this is not, perhaps, the most surprising news: The fragile gains Republicans had been making among female voters have been erased, a shift that has coincided with what has become a national shouting … Continue reading

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Via CBS: [Santorum] lambasted the president’s health care law requiring insurance policies to include free prenatal testing, “because free prenatal testing ends up in more abortions and therefore less care that has to be done because we cull the ranks … Continue reading

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“Gone from the world of Christianity as I see it…”

Say what you will about Santorum, it’s difficult to argue that he is a man who succumbs to the vapid ecumenicism that dominates so much of the discourse we hear these days from the, uh, “faith community”. Here he is … Continue reading

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Helping Obama

The polling data relied upon for this Washington Post article is from a Democratic polling firm, but the results should come as no great surprise: The firm’s poll finds that one of the most important factors powering Obama’s gains against … Continue reading

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How to lose a presidential election 101… Via The Hill The top donor behind a pro-Rick Santorum super-PAC said Thursday that contraception doesn’t have to be costly because women used to use aspirin for birth control. “This contraceptive thing, my … Continue reading

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Helping Obama to Victory

If ever the GOP were to score points in the contraception wars it ought to have been at the beginning of the controversy, when it was easiest to frame the discussion in terms of religious freedom. Well, it hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Adding to the Merriment of the Nation

Gingrich never fails to deliver… Via Yahoo: From Newt Gingrich’s latest campaign release: “Speaker Newt Gingrich has unveiled his Faith Leaders Dream Team — rallying several fearless Christians including Don Wildmon, Tim and Beverly LaHaye, George Barna, JC Watts, Chuck … Continue reading

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Own Goal

So how will the politics of the great contraception wars pan out for the right? Badly, if I had to guess. Given time, the notion (true or false) that this is an argument about religious freedom will fade from the … Continue reading

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