Rick, Newt, Mitt: How Did Their CPAC Speeches Stack Up?

This year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) comes only months prior to a presidential election, one where the GOP is in hopes of retaking the White House. That being true, three of the four main presidential candidates — Santorum, Gingrich, and Romney — took to the podium in an attempt to convince the conservative faithful […]

Republican Establishment intent on steamrolling Tea Party conservatives

Much has happened since I last expressed my distaste over the unseemly playbook being employed in the ongoing Republican presidential race:  Newt won big in Georgia and Romney romped to a big victory in Florida and the Nevada Caucus is taking place as I write this article. Not encouraging was a posting I read by […]

The Conservative Race in Iowa

Where Iowa could matter a lot is in sorting out the four candidates running as the field’s conservatives: Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Michele Bachmann.  They represent a caucus-within-a-caucus, and even though they are likely to be separated 1-4 by a relatively small number of votes, their order of finish could have an […]