Posts Tagged ‘Perry’

December 11th, 2011 - 11:18 pm § in America

Romney Bets, Was Right, Loses Bet.

So Romney Bet $10,00 That Perry Had Misquoted Him. Romney was right but loses bet. Bettors at Intrade, the political futures market, are betting against Mr. Romney. Read more by Nate Silver Meantime, from ABC Factchecking: Rick Perry: “I’m listenin’ to you, Mitt, and I’m hearin’ you say al[...]

December 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Did Romney Lose His Bet????

December 11, 2011, 1:15 am After $10,000 Offer, Some Bet Against Romney, excerpts By NATE SILVER Saturday night’s debate will probably be best remembered for Mitt Romney offering a $10,000 bet to Gov. Rick Perry of Texas. Mr. Perry was wise to decline the wager, which concerned the language that M[...]

December 9th, 2011 - 9:40 am § in America

Is Rove the Republican Rasputin?

Can ANYONE offer a better explanation of the current crop of cabbages?[...]

November 27th, 2011 - 12:18 pm § in America

BREAKING NEWS: That Leaves Newt?

With Rick Perry’s horrid performance, the realists of the Republican Party have been faced with an impossible choice.  Romney is, at best, an uninspiring candidate.  At worst, if elected, Romney seems very unlikely to be able to lead the fractious Republican Party.  Huntsman is very impress[...]

November 4th, 2011 - 9:53 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

John McKay: The residual remnant of the rational republicans

Is John McKay the remnant of promise in the Republican Party? The Seattle Weekly has a long paen of praise for John McKay, mostly centered around his support for regulated but legal sales of pot. The article, however, says something else.  Nina Shapiro describes something quire important, a rationa[...]

October 18th, 2011 - 12:01 pm § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Romney Rocky in NH

Early New Hampshire Primary Could Backfire on Romney  NATE SILVER posts that Romney’ lead “isn’t a very large lead.  His point is that with less than  25 percent popularity amoing Republicans, Romney is vulnerable to a poweful insurgent, like  Rick Perry , who may be able to game[...]

September 28th, 2011 - 8:56 am § in Uncategorized

BREAKING NEWS: An objective analysis of the Romney campaign

Last weekend I wrote a somewhat impressionistic piece about the current Repuboican campaign, comapring it to an over written script for a Hollywood movie.  Nate Silver, the highly objective political analyst at the NY Times has wroitten a more objective view that I highly recommend. My point was th[...]

September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 am § in America, Politics

Romney’s Loss in Florida.

Herman Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll Ahead Of 2012 (VIDEO) This year’s race to be the nominee of the Republican Party seems more like a Hollywood movie than reality.  Imagine the casting calls! Hermann Cain, a very successful business man and a black guy , won the straw poll in Fla!  Is Cain [...]

September 19th, 2011 - 6:08 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, Science

ACADEME: Note to Rick Perry: The US National Academy is Full of Liberals!

Turkish Academy of Sciences to Lose Its Independence The decree, issued on 27th August, which was just after the start of a nine-day holiday in Turkey, says that one-third of the members of the academy will now be appointed by the government and a further one-third by the Council of Higher Education[...]

September 13th, 2011 - 8:02 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Whose neck is it?

OK, these are three Republican candidates.  One of them is Bachmann .. easy, hunh? Now, try the other two.  To help I have cut it down to Romney and Perry. There is a definitve difference between the two men and that is shown here.[...]