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Values Voter Summit: The first major 2016 presidential straw poll

Values Voter Summit: The first major 2016 presidential straw poll

Update: Ted Cruz wins big in 2016 presidential straw poll  Values Voter Summit Straw Poll Straw Poll Ballot to Feature Possible Presidential Candidates WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – On Saturday one of the first major presidential straw poll events of the 2016 election cycle will be held at FRC Action’s eighth annual Values Voter Summit. The ballot […]

Judging Presidential Timber at CPAC

Friday’s session of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was crucial for Republican presidential candidates, but it started with an audition for Vice President. Our own Gov. Bob McDonnell proved once again if you want a VP candidate who is not teleprompter dependent and has not expressed strong feelings regarding the very poor, McDonnell is […]

Michele Bachmann's "Real" Concession Speech

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What Does Morgan Freeman Think Of Herman Cain?

On the same weekend that Morgan Freeman was saying the Tea Party is “racist” and that they want to “get the black man out of here”, Tea Party voters in Florida were voting for a black man.  I think the real “problem” is that they were not voting for the black man that Morgan Freeman […]

Straw Polls and Other Useless Things

Break out the bubbly, because Michele Bachmann beat the pack in the latest Ames Straw Poll in Iowa! You may be as surprised as I am that for once Ron Paul didn’t win a straw poll amongst conservatives. You might also be surprised to hear that it really doesn’t matter. That’s right! A straw poll […]

Tim Pawlenty Drops Out

After finishing in 3rd place in the Iowa Straw Poll former Minnesota Govenor Tim Pawlenty is dropping out of the race. In a Sunday morning conference call with supporters, Pawlenty said, “We cannot envision a path forward to victory, and so therefore we made a decision to end the campaign.” Pawlenty expected to get a […]

Ames Straw Poll Results and Follow-Up

Days of news coverage of the Ames straw poll have come to conclusion – Michele Bachmann won, Ron Paul took second and Tim Pawlenty rounded out the top three. First the detailed results. Out of 16,584 votes cast: Michele Bachmann 4,823 votes / 29.1% Ron Paul 4,671 / 28.2% Tim Pawlenty 2,293 / 13.8% Rick […]

What the Ames Straw Poll Really Means

For weeks the 2012 Presidential Candidates have been travelling the state of Iowa hoping to influence enough Iowans to vote for them in the nationally known Ames Straw Poll, but what does it mean? The poll is held in conjunction with the Iowa state fair. Candidate’s put up venues, give speeches, participate in a debate […]

Perry, Polls and Sensitive Toes

One does not need an advanced degree in Political Science to know that Rick Perry’s official announcement into the GOP Presidential fray and the day of the Iowa straw poll was a key and purposeful collision of front page stories.  The problem lies with the fact that there is only so much thunder to go […]

Democrats Vacation at Tax Payers Expense!

Despite the fragile state of our economy and in the world at large, it truly infuriating to hear Democratic members of  Congress are in Hawaii at the tax payers expense! The reason for them to be there is irrelevant, but they are in Maui staying that  Maui Beach Hotel.  The entire press staff for the Senate Indian Affairs […]

GOP Debate: Winners & Losers, But Mostly Losers

   So who won the GOP debate in Ames, IA last night?  With a mostly subdued panel-and moderator questions that ranged from contentious to downright bizarre -  the more pertinent question seems to be “Who lost?” The most obvious losers were Rick Santorum, Tim Pawlenty, and Jon “My Record in Utah” Huntsman.  Santorum and Pawlenty […]

DNC Launches Misleading News Campaign

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 Today the Democratic National Committee announced its “Extreme Aims” Mediscare mistruthfest in the lead-up to Thursday’s Republican debate in Iowa and the Ames straw poll on Saturday. Calling the the 2012 Republican presidential field “extreme” and “out-of-touch” in response to public opinion that is using those very terms to describe the President’s policies. Iowa Caucus// James Q. […]

Pawlenty to Start “Road to Results” Tour

The Pawlenty for President organization today released Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty’s plan to travel through 26 cities in Iowa in eight days ending at the Ames Straw Poll on August 13th. “As I have traveled across the state over the last two weeks, Iowans have voiced their frustration with President Obama and his failure to […]

CDN 2012 Presidential Straw Poll

Well, CPAC’s straw poll was an irrelevant mess. Let’s see what the CDN readers come up with. Pick up to three of the following candidates that you would prefer to see on the Republican ticket for President in the 2012 election. If you would like more information on the candidates, check out CDN’s Election 2012 […]

CPAC Straw Poll Reveals Its Own Irrelevance .. Again

By now, most of you have already heard that Ron Paul has won the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) Presidential Straw Poll for a second straight year with 30% of the vote. Ron Paul ran in the 2008 Presidential race but was never much of a contender for the Republican nomination. To top it all […]