Prez Politics ’16

After-Bern-er: Sanders Fundraising Takes Off!!

by Mike February 11, 2016

Bernie’s NH Victory leads to huge cash haul Sanders campaign announces blowing past goal of raising $6 million after NH, closing in on $7 million. — Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) February 11, 2016 When you look at this, remember the last column is ONE month:

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Ted Cruz Primary Night Party And Speech

by Mike February 11, 2016

Recorded at Alpine Grove, where the Cruz post-primary party was held. Apologies for the poor focus during the speech – the lighting fooled the autofocus. What you can see is a good crowd, and lots of press – the main press platform at the rear overflowed, there were two rows of tables for reporters, and […]

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Mission Accomplished – Kamikaze Christie Exits The Race

by Mike February 10, 2016

When notable figures leave the presidential race, WSJ’s James Taranto immortalizes their departure with a little Haiku. Herewith the “Bye-Ku” for Christie: Mr. Roboto Domo Arigato. I’m A kamikaze Paraphrasing: “Thanks, Robotic Rubio – you’re dead and I’m back to NJ….. you’re welcome!!”

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A Shyster And A Socialist Walk Into A Cafe

by Mike February 10, 2016

@BradThor pic.twitter.com/4kIdE53w2b — Steve Van Dahm (@flashdad21) February 10, 2016

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Why Ted? Consistency And Experience

by Mike February 9, 2016

Cruz is FAR more than a ‘first term senator’ Conservative? Ted fell in love with the Constitution and US history in middle school. Pastor Rafael Cruz says conservatism is hereditary – he learned it from his kid! Smart and persuasive? A top debater, Cruz was praised by liberal law professor Alan Dershowitz, who called Ted […]

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Robotic Rubio Reamed In Debate!

by Mike February 8, 2016

Headline Shamelessly Stolen From ConservativeHQ.com ! Marco Rubio is between a rock and a hard place – the GOPe old-timers haven’t quite welcomed him into the club, and conservatives abandoned him after the “Gang of Eight” shamnesty bill. While Ted Cruz and even Trump, were happy to play “prevent defense” in the early part of […]

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Money Can’t Buy Me – Ads???
ABC Freezes Carly Out

by Mike February 7, 2016

Update – ABC National rejected Fiorina ads during the debate – WMUR ran previously purchased ads locally Ever since Carly Fiorina got the attention of voters in the first debate, she has struggled to get on the main stage and stay there. In between debates, the networks seemed relatively uninterested in covering her, while the […]

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Another Thin-Skinned, Egotistical, Autocrat?

by Mike February 2, 2016

Michael Ramirez nails the concern some of us have over a Trump presidency. We salute the way Trump has smashed the Overton Window of permissible discourse, but we’re afraid he’ll just be an Obama of a different color!

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George Didn’t Pay Enough For Access

by Mike January 31, 2016

Once more, Hillary, The Red Queen, is on the Sunday shows claiming all her troubles are due to a vast right-wing conspiracy. This, in spite of the non-partisan FBI finding multiple examples of carelessness and malfeasance between HRC and her staff in the handling of very sensitive information. And apparently, even her old Pay Pal, […]

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NY Times Gives Kasich Kiss Of Death

by Mike January 30, 2016

Who is being sillier here? NY Times telling us who they think they can beat, or Kasich embracing the endorsement? Proud to have the support of the @nytimes – Together we can make America safer & stronger -John #Kasich4Us pic.twitter.com/VfVRAOst72 — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) January 30, 2016

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Would You Trust This Man With Your Data?

by Mike January 29, 2016

Kasich believes you should trade liberty for safety Ben Franklin, call your office – these candidates don’t get it! There is a clear divide between Constitutionalists like Ted Cruz and Rand Paul vs the “keep you safe and never mind the liberty” crowd, led by Rubio, Christie, and Kasich (Bush and Carson seem to be […]

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Losers Basking In The Reflected Trumplight

by Mike January 29, 2016

Poison Pill ‘Christians’ Huckabee and Santorum show at Trump Rally Billed as a rally for veterans, it was really just an event for Trump to grandstand separately from the main debate, and along the way he sucked in a couple of temporary accolytes desperate to appear in competition with the main debate on Fox. Huckabee […]

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Perry Endorses Cruz: “Consistent Conservative”

by Mike January 25, 2016

“A good listener who respects the Tenth Amendment” Tells DC they’ll learn to deal with Cruz because “He means what he says!” From the Politico story: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is endorsing Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential primary, Perry told POLITICO in an interview Sunday night. Perry, who also sought the GOP nomination […]

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Are Hillary’s Minions About To Go Down?

by Mike January 24, 2016

FBI Investigates Top Clinton Aides For Copying Secure Data To Unsecure System NY Post has the story that the FBI is investigating the mechanism by which highly sensitive messages and data were copied onto unsecure systems, often with classified markings removed, in order for them to be sent to Hillary’s “closet” mail server. As illustrated […]

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Is Hillary “Bern-t” Toast Yet?

by Mike January 24, 2016

Great cartoons from the past week’s Hildebeast News by Lisa Benson, Steve Breen, and Dana Summers(2). All expand for a better view when clicked.     Those were the shots, now here’s the “chaser.” With some cartoonists, it’s the little details in the background that make you laugh, not just once, but two or three […]

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Club For Growth & Presidential Whitepapers

by Mike January 21, 2016

Steve posted the GrokTALK! segment with Doug Sachtleben, Communications Director of The Club For Growth, an organization dedicated to higher economic growth and lower government spending – they promote candidates who meet those goals. Club For Growth also produces a quadrennial set of Presidential Whitepapers, laying out the records and probable governing styles of the […]

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Cruzin To Victory At Exeter Town Hall

by Mike January 20, 2016

GrokTV on location – Ted Cruz’ bus tour stopped at the historic Exeter Town Hall where Lincoln spoke in 1860 Ted Cruz’ NH “Cruzin to Victory” bus tour came to Exeter’s historic town hall this morning, where he gave a rousing performance – this campaign has certainly honed his skills! First, introductions by Bill O’Brien […]

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Troll On A Roll 2 – Dump Trump Truck

by Mike January 20, 2016

This spotted outside, but apparently not affiliated with, a Cruz event this morning in Exeter, NH From the same stable as the No Labels truck I spotted last week, Guerrilla Billboards.

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It’s On – Palin Endorses Trump!

by Mike January 19, 2016

From Fox News: “I am proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America,” Palin said in a statement from the Trump campaign announcing the endorsement. She later appeared alongside Trump at a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa “You’re putting relationships on the line for this […]

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Will It Be Trump?

by Mike January 19, 2016

Trump Teases Mystery Guest Tonight – Media Speculates Palin Endorsement Big announcement in Ames, Iowa on Tuesday! You will not want to miss this rally! #Trump2016 https://t.co/J2wyAfXdlz pic.twitter.com/lErVfowpMX — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 17, 2016 Will Palin go for the anti-DC populist, or the conservative purist? She has endorsed Cruz in the past. A […]

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Former Rival Stands Tall For Cruz

by Mike January 19, 2016

Pataki Understands EXACTLY What Cruz Means By NYC Values We LIKE Gov Pataki. One of the friendliest and funniest folks on the campaign trail, and someone who really understands the difference in culture between New York City and the rest of his state – he knows whereof he speaks, AND was Governor when 9/11 happened. […]

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Christie’s Evasions On Guns And Medicaid

by Mike January 18, 2016

What good is gravitas without honesty? First Guns – if you’ve met Christie on the campaign trial, or if you’ve seen him in the debates, you’ll have heard questions about the draconian gun laws in NJ, and you’ll have heard some variation on the themes of the out-of-staters he’s pardoned and how he’s made it […]

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Cruz Bags A Duck (Dynasty, That Is)

by Mike January 14, 2016

Another Great Endorsement Which Will Drive Liberals Wild Via Breitbart, Duck Commander Phil Robertson issued the following statement on his endorsement of Sen. Ted Cruz for president (emphasis added):     The root of the America’s problem is a spiritual problem. History has proven that the abandonment of God brings with it certain consequences, such […]

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CRUZIN’ TO VICTORY –
NEW HAMPSHIRE BUS TOUR!

by Mike January 14, 2016

CRUZIN’ TO VICTORY — NEW HAMPSHIRE! JAN 17th – 21st Come meet GOP presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz! The “Cruzin’ To Victory” Bus Tour of New Hampshire is coming to a town near you! Bring a friend with you! Here’s the schedule:

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Places So Great, Even The Gov’s Are Leaving

by Mike January 9, 2016

This data from United Van Lines via ZeroHedge.com suggests that many Americans are voting with their feet to leave liberal hellholes, which happen to include Christie’s NJ, and Kasich’s OH – perhaps the urge to leave is why these guys are trampling over each other for a respectable 3rd place in the NH primary, but […]

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Alchemy – Leaden Polls Into Golden Votes

by Mike January 8, 2016

Dana Summers voices what we’re all wondering – is that Trump support going to carry him through the polls and caucii, or does it only show up for personal appearances?

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JEB Schools Chris Wallace On Gun Laws

by Mike January 3, 2016

Thank ’em when they’re right, spank ’em when they’re wrong, as Skip says. In this instance, JEB was on Fox News Sunday, and Chris Wallace was playing the gun control devil’s advocate (a position which comes naturally to him). Bush did a masterful job of pushing back against any kind of increased controls, and eventually […]

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Doodlings on The Donald (& Fearless Ted, too)

by Mike January 2, 2016

This morning, Rick wrote an excellent piece on The Donald, and the reasons for his appeal – I got a little carried away in the comments section, and so Skip said “Post It!” Here goes: At first I objected to Trump as the thin-skinned egotistical autocrat, then I watched and listened, and I realized that […]

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