Five things to know before tonight’s GOP debate

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to POLITICO’s Noah Weiland for a very informative and useful “Everything you need to know about Tuesday’s Republican debate” article. I will borrow liberally so that our readers will know what to expect tonight in the debate hosted by Fox Business Network, beginning with how to access the debate. “It will …

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Republican presidential contenders celebrate life, call for defunding Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko My wife and I got home late last night, so when we started the tape, about half the nearly three hour long Republican debate had already been completed. We started from the beginning, of course, and I had to resist the temptation to look to see what others had said about the …

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GOP Debate #2 is tonight while Democrats question favoritism toward Hillary Clinton

By Dave Andrusko All eyes–or at least a lot of them–will be on the second Republican debate tonight, hosted at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library by CNN. The first debate on Fox News, August 6, drew huge ratings for cable television. The so-called “undercard” will come first and include South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, former …

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Cain Continues Strong Surge

By Dave Andrusko Talk about a rollercoaster ride. The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll finds that among Republican voters, businessman Herman Cain has assumed the top spot garnering 27%. Close behind is former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (23%) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (16%). The reminder of the field finds  Rep. Ron Paul  (11%), former  …

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Looking Ahead to Tonight’s GOP Debate and Obama’s Declining Fortunes

By Dave Andrusko It would seem that the Republican field of presidential candidates is now complete. A week after two pro-lifers announced they would not run—New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin—pro-abortion former New York City Mayor took himself out of the running today. His announcement to a gathering of Long …

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The Day after the GOP Presidential Debate and the Day of the President’s Jobs Speech

By Dave Andrusko Three headlines I think help put into perspective last night’s Republican presidential debate and what is anticipated to come out of tonight’s umpteenth presidential speech on the economy. From the stridently pro-abortion Mother Jones magazine: “6 Hot-Button Issues the GOP Presidential Hopefuls Dodged in the Debate.” From a headline over an Associated …

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On Eve of Wednesday’s GOP Debate, Gov. Perry Surging

By Dave Andrusko You wouldn’t think Labor Day could be chaotic, but it was for me. Which meant I did not get a chance to watch the Palmetto Freedom Forum yesterday. Five pro-life Republican Presidential candidates were quizzed by South Carolina senator Jim DeMint, Iowa congressman Steve King, and Princeton Professor Robert P. George. The …

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