It's the holiday season and all the Republican candidates are in the mood.Here's Michele Bachmann: "Our nation needs to stop doing for people what they can and should do for themselves. Self-reliance means, if anyone will not work, neither shall he eat."Neither shall he eat. For a chorus to this Scrooge-like sentiment,... read more
Newtron bomb! Is Newt Gingrich poised to be the GOP field’s next leader? Rick Perry’s numbers are sinking after last week’s debate brain freeze, and Herman Cain’s support is wavering in light of sexual harassment allegations. Does it all add up to a Newt surge…and if it does, will he be the GOP’s Anti-Romney? We’re taking a look at the latest... read more
Lots of good stuff this morning, including what we all suspected would happen -- Herman Cain is beginning to stagnate. That's according to a re-contact of respondents from last week's NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. read more
Nothing is more disturbing than having someone in a position of moral authority who behaves in a lowly way.We are taught, most of us, to look up to people in authority - church leaders, firefighters, police, those who teach us - to see them as being on a higher moral plane. Their positions tell us to respect them, to be guided by them, to see... read more
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