2016 Iowa Caucus Results

With 100% of the precincts reporting, Iowa has spoken and given a solid GOP victory to Ted Cruz, while leaving the democratic party candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a near tie, with no official winner yet. The AP is not calling the race for the Democrats because there is uncertainty about the final results.  A message to their editors states that they are … [Read more...]

CPAC Straw Poll Win Goes to Romney

It was a bit suprising to hear so little talk about the Presidential candidates at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).  Perhaps that can be attributed to the lack of excitement many conservatives feel for the candidates. However, in the end, conference attendees were asked to choose their favorite for the CPAC Straw Poll. There was not much of a presence at … [Read more...]

Dear Ron Paul, Keep it Classy

The ever quirky, loved by many and hated by others, Ron Paul took third place in last week's Iowa Caucus.  While I am not a huge Ron Paul supporter, I will give his campaign credit for having some of the most dedicated and hardworking supporters of any political candidate I've ever seen.  But sometimes, both the campaign and its supporters go to far.  I've found myself using … [Read more...]

Ron Paul Lands a Shocking Endorsement

Tonight, in a shocking turn of events, Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson (Indianola) endorsed Ron Paul for President. Why is that so shocking? Well, perhaps because Sen. Sorenson is (or was, as of an hour ago) also the Chairman of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s campaign in Iowa. Sorenson accepted the role as Bachmann's Iowa Chairman back in June 2011, … [Read more...]

Ron Paul Ad Hits Gingrich…Hard

The Ron Paul campaign launched a new, nearly 2 minute attention-grabbing ad which focuses solely on Newt Gingrich's rise in politics.  It outlines his income through the years, tying it to his political career - essentially painting a picture of a corrupt, career politician.  With just a few weeks to go, we're going to be seeing a lot more ads like these in the near … [Read more...]

Place Your Bets! Pre-Game Debate Analysis

Tonight, the 2012 GOP field of candidates will duke it out in Las Vegas at a debate hosted by CNN and the Western Republican Leadership Conference, starting at 7:00 p.m. Central time. Who are you placing bets on? Here are my opinions on what the candidates need to do tonight: Herman Cain needs to gain some refinement tonight.  He should tone down the humor a bit, and show he … [Read more...]