Brokered Convention?

Sarah Palin or Jeb Bush could still win the Republican nomination in 2012 and become the next president of the United States.  Really.  In fact, Paul Ryan, Jim DeMint, Mitch Daniels and Chris Christie still have a chance too.  How could this be?  Well, it has now become clear that there is a very real chance that no Republican candidate will hold a majority of the delegates by the time the Republican convention rolls around.  If that happens, that would mean that we would have the first “brokered convention” in decades.  The truth is that the Republican establishment does not want this, but they are also scared to death of having someone like Newt Gingrich or Ron Paul as the nominee.  So exactly what is a brokered convention? (Read More...)

The Truth Is That Newt Gingrich Is Not A Real Conservative

It is absolutely mind blowing that any Republican would ever consider casting a single vote for Newt Gingrich.  The truth is that Newt Gingrich is not a real conservative.  He isn’t even close.  After he left Congress, he spent years portraying himself as a “progressive” and he devoted a lot of time and resources to promoting liberal causes.  But now that he is running for office as a Republican again, all of a sudden he is trying to sound like a conservative.  And it is fooling a whole lot of people.  One recent poll had his support up to 38 percent.  But a Gingrich administration would be a total disaster for America.  A Gingrich administration would essentially be just about the same as a second Obama administration.  That is how liberal Newt Gingrich is.  Gingrich is a big time RINO (“Republican in name only”) that is so liberal that he should actually be in the  other political party.  If you believe that Newt Gingrich is a real conservative and you plan to vote for him, then you are being incredibly foolish. (Read More...)