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Rightwingnews: Pre-Florida Conservative blogger Presidential Poll

John Hawkins over at RightWingNews does a lot of polling of Conservative blogsites and the ‘Grok as picked to participate in his latest one.  One day ahead of the Florida Presidential Primary, he wanted to know where over 250 bloggers stood on the remaining candidates: Right Wing News polled more than 250 right-of-center bloggers on …

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Herman Cain Endorses Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich spoke at the Lincoln Day Dinner at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was endorsed by former candidate Herman Cain. Other speakers included Rep. Allen West (R-FL), & Sid Dinerstein, Palm Beach County Republican Party Chairman. Click here for just the Cain segment (Video Courtesy C-SPAN)

Not So Lucky Talisman – Wipeout in SC

The best laid plans of gnomes and men were not enough to save Mittens from a hubristic wipeout in South Carolina Saturday evening. First he claimed the momentum and inevitability after NH, then, as he saw Newt’s numbers rebounding, Romney called in the surrogate attackers, and finally he tried to backpedal expectations – all to no avail. Newt’s margin of victory was …

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Data Point – Once again, “who pays the taxes”? Where’s the Press on this?

From the Wall Street Journal: “This all-too-conveniently confuses the incidence of a tax with the burden of a tax. The marginal tax rate on every additional dollar of capital gains and dividend income from corporate profits can reach as high as 44.75% at the federal level (assuming a company pays the 35% top corporate rate), …

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O’Brien to Endorse Gingrich; Horn will Endorse Romney

The Manchester Union Leader is reporting today that House Speaker Bill O’Brien plans to formally endorse Newt Gingrich today.  This was noted last week but not formally stated. “I want a candidate who has a clear understanding of conservative philosophy. I look for someone who has good instincts, someone who is intelligent and has great …

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