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Broader GOP Tensions Resonate in Debate Infighting Over Surveillance

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The apex of Thursday night’s prime time GOP debate came as the discussion, never that robust, devolved into two contenders for the nation’s highest office shouting at each other, ironically over hugs. Paul and Christie sparred over the post-9/11 perennial tensions between national security and civil liberties. Paul, who has adopted the fresh-faced libertarian banner is best known for his ...

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An Overview of the Fox News “JV” Debate

Thursday night’s so-called JV debate offered little new insight into the candidates. Topics ranged from the American economy, foreign policy, the dominance of Donald Trump in the race and why each candidate’s vision was the best option. Logistically it’s worth noting, with 17 candidates running, a candidate needs to only be polling at 5.9% to achieve a plurality of the ...

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MSNBC: Dang! Romney Right Again

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Did you watch the last presidential debate? The number crunchers expect fewer did because of the baseball final and Monday Night Football. Those who did watch it generally reported a rather ho-hum evening. No knock out punches on either side (to the chagrin or relief of each side). But today the fact checkers are out in force. It appears that ...

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On Benghazi “They Stood and Watched and Our People Died” says Retired CIA Officer


On the eve of the final Presidential debate, CBS reported the US had drones overhead watching the attack at Benghazi.  “Watched” is the key word here, “watched” for seven hours.   This attack was not over in minutes.  So what if anything, did the “powers that be” do during these seven hours?  The answer seems to be “what they didn’t do”. ...

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Crowley and the Benghazi statements: the debate and mistruths

Crowley admits Obama was wrong on Benghazi

In the Presidential Debate, Mitt Romney challenged the President saying that he did not come out in the Rose Garden and call the attack an “act of terror.” The debate moderator, Candy Crowley supported the President when he said that he had come out the next morning in the Rose Garden and did refer to the tragedy as an act ...

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Obama looked weak, out-of-place next to Romney at debate

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In the barely-moderated presidential debate held today, Mitt Romney came with his A-game and the President appeared as though he would rather have been anywhere else. President Obama spent much of the debate staring down at his podium with an occasional smirk on his face while Romney looked confident and appeared genuinely interested in what Obama had to say. The ...

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11 Deceptions About the Tax Debate

Below are the’s “11 Facts About the Tax Debate.”  As usual, they are out of context, disproportioned, deceptive, and out right false briefing points.  Here are just a few reasons why they are nothing more than election year red herrings.  (A fitting expression for such socialist ideals.) points are in italics. 1.     Nearly $1 Trillion would be ...

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Why to Vote for Romney

Honestly, Mitt Romney was not the first choice as GOP presidential nominee for many voters. They preferred a handful of candidates to Romney. Despite Ron Paul’s many brilliant positions on fiscal responsibility, lower taxes, smaller less intrusive government, balanced budgets, and protecting American sovereignty, due to absolutely irreconcilable differences with him on matters of foreign policy, he was not among ...

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February 22nd CNN Republican Debate 8pm ET

Overview Tonight may be the last of the Republican presidential primary debates as Santorum, Romney and Paul declined to appear at the March 1st Georgia debate and MSNBC has cancelled its March 5th event. Santorum has been riding a huge swell of support and funding after his three state sweep almost two weeks ago. The former Senator is still leading ...

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Romney & Santorum Decline, Thus, March 1st Debate Now Cancelled

Story Via Red Alert Politics (By Stacey Disterhof ) Erick Erickson created a buzz this afternoon after tweeting former Massachusetts Governor and Presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, would not be participating in the Georgia Republican Party/CNN debate on March 1. The Atlanta Journal Consitution picked up on it as well, stating Romney officials told CNN about their decision  to bow out earlier today. Chris Kelleher, from the Georgia ...

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Stephen Colbert Campaign Would Help Republicans

Believe it or not, as a Presidential candidate, Stephen Colbert would help the Republican party defeat President Obama.  In a recent Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey: Stephen Colbert, would actually hurt the president more than [it would] Romney, pulling 13% of the national vote and keeping Obama to a 41-38 margin This is particularly shocking, because Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson ...

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