Trade is one of the stranger political issues in recent years. For more than two decades now the left has been saying that the trade deals (even going back before the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations), are not really “free-trade” deals at all, but are rather ‘corporate rights’ deals that are intended to strengthen the . . . → Read More: kirbycairo: So-called "Free Trade" and the Presidential Election. . .
Newt Gingrich warned Floridians that, if he won their state primary, he would be the Republican nominee for president. That was apparently enough to bring an end to the Gingrich rampage that took fire with his win in South Carolina.
Early CNN poll results had Romney walking away with just over 50% compared to Gingrich, . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: The Grinch That Failed to Steal Florida
… would be most excellent BFFs if the former pulls off the near impossible and wins the GOP nomination AND defeats Obama. I can just picture them walking in the rose garden together, complaining about lefty radicals, the evils of abortion and the scourge of free expression… then kneeling to pray to their god that . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Newt and The Robot…
Don’t write off The Newt as a possible president come 2012. He has baggage, and lots of it (but not that much of import compared to a sitting president and unemployment in the 9% range with little prospect of a dramatic decline in the next six months).
He has some strange ideas (such as having . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: The Case Newt Gingrich could make to beat President Obama
It’s taken a long time, but finally Republican voters have sifted through the hapless gang who wish to be their nominee to take the presidency from Obama, and are moving in droves away from the clueless clowns (Parry, Bachmann, Cain, Paul) to the one man who actually seems to have two brain cells to rub . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Newt Gingrich leaves The Clowns in his dust
The Republican field is thinning as contenders shoot themselves in the foot and limp offstage. Bachmann self destructed. Front runner Herman Cain is fumbling badly, changing his stories about what happened and what he knew fifteen years ago faster than… . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Meet Newt Gingrich – Republican nominee for president in 2012