Quotes of the day

posted at 10:20 pm on September 30, 2011 by Allahpundit

“A recent Gallup survey shows that, among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, Herman Cain has the highest net favorability rating of anyone in the current GOP presidential field. Cain’s net favorability rating among those who are familiar with him is +62 points (77 percent hold a favorable opinion of him, while 15 percent hold an unfavorable opinion). Rick Perry is 2nd, with a +54 net favorability rating among those who are familiar with him (71 percent favorable, 17 percent unfavorable). Most of the 2-week survey, however, was conducted before the most recent GOP debate (in which Perry struggled) and before the subsequent Florida straw poll (won by Cain) — so the gap between Cain and Perry has likely widened…

“Cain also ranks first among those who feel “strongly” (either way), as 27 percent have a ‘strongly favorable’ opinion of him, while only 1 percent hold a ‘strongly unfavorable’ opinion.”

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“Does a résumé like Herman Cain’s add up to an American presidency? I used to think not. But after watching the American Idol system we’ve fallen into for discovering a president—with opinion polls, tongue slips and media caprice deciding front-runners and even presidents—I’m rewriting my presidential-selection software…

“The GOP nominee is running against the incumbent president. Unlike the incumbent, Herman Cain has at least twice identified the causes of a large failing enterprise, designed goals, achieved them, and by all accounts inspired the people he was supposed to lead. Not least, Mr. Cain’s life experience suggests that, unlike the incumbent, he will adjust his ideas to reality.

“Herman Cain is a credible candidate. Whether he deserves to be president is something voters will decide. But he deserves a serious look.”

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“But money, as it were, is a problem: While Romney and Perry have a ton of it, Cain lacks the fundraising network of his better-known rivals. And that’s not the only issue. Cain is competing with Perry, Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum for social conservatives, and that means he needs to do respectably in Iowa, where they make up a major chunk of the GOP electorate. But Cain has little organization in the state – as evidenced by his fifth place finish in the Iowa straw poll – and some his staff in the state quit because they didn’t think the campaign was putting in a serious effort.

“A Cain campaign official acknowledged to CBS News that the candidate is unlikely to win Iowa. But the campaign hopes to survive the state – a third-place finish would be enough, though Cain has claimed he’d be ‘ecstatic’ with fifth-place – and then hold on until South Carolina.

It’s a state Cain’s campaign believes the candidate can win — and thus eventually get to the White House. Cain hails from nearby Georgia, where he hosted a radio show that could be heard across the border; the state is also 28 percent African-American and highly religious, which makes it demographically appealing for Cain, a Baptist minister. And the open primary means Democrats and independents who support Cain can cast ballots.”

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“The absence of GOP competition for the black vote has allowed the left wing to demagogue the Republican party in the most negative of terms within the black community, without much of a GOP response. Take for instance that comment from Melissa Harris-Perry that I discussed Wednesday, about how the Republican party is not the ‘party of civil rights.’ It is asserted far and wide that the GOP represents little more than the crudest, most reflexive form of Goldwaterism. It’s just not true, so where is the Republican pushback? If Democrats tried to slander the GOP among, say, Catholic voters, you’d see the Republican establishment move heaven and earth to counter such a scurrilous charge. But because the black vote is not up for grabs, this kind of blatant falsehood ends up going unchallenged…

“Cain is right – there is potential for Republicans among African Americans, at least in theory. White conservatives overwhelmingly vote Republican, but black conservatives do not. According to the American National Elections Study, John Kerry won about 90 percent of the black conservative vote. White moderates usually split their votes between the two parties, according to the study, but black moderates do not. Again, Kerry won better than 90 percent. By granting left wing demagogues complete freedom to mischaracterize conservative Republicanism to the black community, the party consistently loses black conservatives and moderates who might otherwise consider the GOP. This, in turn, helps prevent the big policy breakthroughs the GOP hasn’t seen for a generation…

“Herman Cain would not be able to change any of this overnight. And maybe not at all — it would take a great deal of political capital, a deft touch, and a little bit of luck. But the point is this: a Republican candidate for national office, who took competing for the black vote seriously, might help revive Republicanism in the black community. The process could be similar to the kind of top-down advancement the GOP enjoyed in the South after World War II — when Dwight Eisenhower, the Texas-born national hero who beat the Nazis, convinced Dixie to give the Republican party a second look. If Herman Cain could do that for the GOP with African Americans, there would be a real potential not only for the party to do better nationwide, but for African Americans to leverage their voting strength more effectively.”

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carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Newt can really piss me off, but if this is his approach to his candidacy…

…I’ve gotta give credit where credit is due.

Saltysam on September 30, 2011 at 11:18 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

That’s awesome!

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I was sincerely impressed. It made me forget all about his setting with Nancy Pelosi for the AGW commercial.

Newt has great ideas. He has to be tapped to help our country recover from this Obama Experiment.

He also stated that we do not have a “people not paying enough taxes” problem. We have a “spending more than we then we take in” problem. He pledged to get unemployment back to the levels when he was Speaker, 4.5%. With the number being half of what it is now, the employed will pay back revenue into them and not be dependent upon government for unemployment insurance and medicare.
He also pledged to do the impossible, reduce the deficit.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

I’m swooning ;) I haven’t had a chance to see his new Contract, I will ASAP. I love every one of the highlights you posted with one of my faves being that he will move the embassy to Jerusalem (he said that in a debate or at CPAC months ago, love him for that!).

Seven three-hour debates without mods… oh, Newt, you genius! Obama would never submit, but it would be fun watching O weasel out of it trying not to look chicken, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

I like Cain and think he’s the best in the field, but let’s be honest. The fact that he’s doing this well reflects as much on the pathetic nature of the GOP field as anything else. Come on, someone who’s never held political office before?

ddrintn on September 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Pssst. Don’t tell anyone.

Herman Cain is…. Aunty Moslem.

Check out the new trends.

LOLOL!

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

I’m a Racist for Cain

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I like that one, lol! Tea Partiers will always be “raciiiiiist” to the Left no matter who we support. Too funny.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:26 PM

I like Cain and think he’s the best in the field, but let’s be honest. The fact that he’s doing this well reflects as much on the pathetic nature of the GOP field as anything else. Come on, someone who’s never held political office before?

ddrintn on September 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Everyone else that has held political office seems to have a political past that bites them in the butt. Go figure.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:28 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Newt can really piss me off, but if this is his approach to his candidacy…

…I’ve gotta give credit where credit is due.

Saltysam on September 30, 2011 at 11:18 PM

Exactly. He has really been a leader in the debates, along with Cain by not piling up on other candidates, something Bachmann and Santoram should take note of.

He also promises to secure the border with Mexico even if it means moving half of the Homeland Security personnel to the border.
Here is the link to Contract for America

And according to Politico, he will issue the 200 E.O.’s within his first WEEK in office.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:28 PM

Pssst. Don’t tell anyone.

Herman Cain is…. Aunty Moslem.

Check out the new trends.

LOLOL!

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Meh. I don’t think so. No one is more gaffe prone than Obowma and his Boy Wonder Biden. I will contribute to Cain and proudly proclaim “Honkey’s for Herman”!

alohapundit on September 30, 2011 at 11:29 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

Oh yeah he’s definitely my second choice.

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:29 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

I’m swooning ;) I haven’t had a chance to see his new Contract, I will ASAP. I love every one of the highlights you posted with one of my faves being that he will move the embassy to Jerusalem (he said that in a debate or at CPAC months ago, love him for that!).

Seven three-hour debates without mods… oh, Newt, you genius! Obama would never submit, but it would be fun watching O weasel out of it trying not to look chicken, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

Yes, I was truly impressed by his plans. As I said, lots of conservative pr0n.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:30 PM

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

That settles it then. I’m votin’ for Newt!

Maybe.

SlaveDog on September 30, 2011 at 11:31 PM

Seven three-hour debates without mods… oh, Newt, you genius! Obama would never submit, but it would be fun watching O weasel out of it trying not to look chicken, lol!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:23 PM

And Newt suggested that Obama’s ego would not allow him to chicken out of the debates.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:31 PM

That settles it then. I’m votin’ for Newt!

Maybe.

SlaveDog on September 30, 2011 at 11:31 PM

Haha.

I think a Gingrich/Cain ticket might just do it.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:32 PM

As an aside. I have reported Cain and all of his supporters including myself to Atttaaaaaackkkk Waaaaaaaaaatch, since he is “authentically black” as Rush says.

alohapundit on September 30, 2011 at 11:32 PM

Haha.

I think a Gingrich/Cain ticket might just do it.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:32 PM

Perry/Gingrich would work for me

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Herman Cain squishes some CNN hack like a bug

Tell it like it is.

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:33 PM

O.K. I’m back. I think someones private fireworks stash just went up in flames in my hood. Holy cow what a racket! That being said..

$$$ Herman Cain Needs Cash $$$

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:34 PM

Asians Girl – he made it with 30 minutes to spare!

Now for the figures to come out and here’s hoping he trounces everybody else.

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:34 PM

gophergirl,

Perry got to his goal tonight :)

http://www.rickperry.org/

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:35 PM

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:34 PM

LOL, GMTA!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:35 PM

O.K. I’m back. I think someones private fireworks stash just went up in flames in my hood. Holy cow what a racket! That being said..

$$$ Herman Cain Needs Cash $$$

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:34 PM

Just gave $17.76 less than an hour ago.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Haha.

I think a Gingrich/Cain ticket might just do it.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:32 PM

Perry/Gingrich would work for me

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Of course!

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:37 PM

Is it really true that Rick Perry is the love child of Charlie Crist and Arlen Spector?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:37 PM

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:37 PM

That would be Jon Huntsman.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:38 PM

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:35 PM

Not bad for a “dead and buried” candidate huh?

I am a very pleased gophergirl :)

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Don’t know if this has been mentioned or not, but Herman Cain is on the Tonight show this evening

bluefox on September 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Is it really true that Rick Perry is the love child of Charlie Crist and Arlen Spector?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:37 PM

Who ordered the comedian? LOLOL!

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Just gave $17.76 less than an hour ago.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:36 PM

I just gave him $100 bucks out of my cruise fund. This was just posted on his FaceBook page 15 minutes ago………

My goodness! I guess the “Spirit of 76″ is alive and well! Not only did you spread the word and recruit 1,776+ NEW online donors, but many of you hit the donate button for a second, third or fourth time! I am overwhelmed by your kindness, support and generosity! I’ll have my team update you on the totals in a little bit, but we’ve already CRUSHED tonight’s goal! Why stop there, though? Nobody’s turning into a pumpkin, right? Let’s keep this rolling until the quarter ends at midnight! Thank you so much…and I hope you enjoy my segment with Jay Leno, which is coming up in just a few minute

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:40 PM

Gingrich will be in the White House in 2013.
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as Chief of Staff for President Palin.

News2Use on September 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM

Just gave $17.76 less than an hour ago.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:36 PM

I just gave him $100 bucks out of my cruise fund. This was just posted on his FaceBook page 15 minutes ago………

My goodness! I guess the “Spirit of 76″ is alive and well! Not only did you spread the word and recruit 1,776+ NEW online donors, but many of you hit the donate button for a second, third or fourth time! I am overwhelmed by your kindness, support and generosity! I’ll have my team update you on the totals in a little bit, but we’ve already CRUSHED tonight’s goal! Why stop there, though? Nobody’s turning into a pumpkin, right? Let’s keep this rolling until the quarter ends at midnight! Thank you so much…and I hope you enjoy my segment with Jay Leno, which is coming up in just a few minute

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:40 PM

Wonderful! I would love to give more, but Obamanomics has pushed me out of the middle class into the lower class. Was an architect making over $50K per year, but now a line cook making a bit over minimum wage.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:43 PM

I wonder what would happen if Palin endorsed Cain… Hmmmmm

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:45 PM

as Chief of Staff for President Palin.

News2Use on September 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM

Sarah Palin is not a candidate.

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:45 PM

I seriously doubt Cain can deliver anything above 15% for the black vote. Republicans have tried to reach out to the black voter before and have been continuously slapped back. Black Americans saw prosperity under Reagan, but his gains in the community were minimal. George W Bush tried very hard to reach out to Black Americans, even arguing in favor of affirmative action to the supreme court, but they despised Bush with a passion long before he ever started to collapse in the opinion polls. Colin Powell and Secretary Rice were ridiculed in the Black Community as well – there is a reason why Republicans have thrown their hands in the air when it comes to the black vote.

We can’t even have an honest dialogue about race in this county, as black leaders insist we need, because the moment we say something slightly provocative (as Bill O’Reilly did with the black restaurant in Harlem), hisses about racism are the only response. The black leaders, especially in the CBC, are corrupt and rotten to the core and will conspire with white liberals to ensure they remain in power and demonize anyone who even thinks of encroaching on their turf. Herman Cain will be branded an Oreo, an Uncle Tom and a House Negro; it won’t just be black liberals calling him these vile names either.

Daemonocracy on September 30, 2011 at 11:46 PM

We all know Obama is watching.. so? Watch Away, Obama

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:46 PM

Time will tell with Herbertman

……but for now…..he’s my choice!!

PappyD61 on September 30, 2011 at 11:47 PM

I wonder what would happen if Palin endorsed Cain… Hmmmmm

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:45 PM

I think her “Herb” comment was a give away….

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:47 PM

That would be Jon Huntsman.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:38 PM

So Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman are twins? I didn’t know that. They must be just fraternal twins. Does Huntsman like illegals and muslims too?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:48 PM

I’m ready to RAISE SOME CAIN!

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:49 PM

Remember, Perry is the one hombre Cain said he could not support.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:49 PM

Time will tell with Herbertman

……but for now…..he’s my choice!!

PappyD61 on September 30, 2011 at 11:47 PM

Will Herbert be the leader of the hobbits?

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

I think her “Herb” comment was a give away….

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:47 PM

I was entirely confused by that comment.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

What a conundrum for the CBC a Cain candidacy would be …

Obama vs Cain … and the CBC would obviously be supporting the “half-white” candidate.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

Wonderful! I would love to give more, but Obamanomics has pushed me out of the middle class into the lower class. Was an architect making over $50K per year, but now a line cook making a bit over minimum wage.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Hey, I’m not exactly rolling in cash right now. You are young, things will get better.

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

Hey, I’m not exactly rolling in cash right now. You are young, things will get better.

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

Wow, I have not thought of myself as young in a long time, so thank you.
And thank you.

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:52 PM

So Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman are twins? I didn’t know that. They must be just fraternal twins. Does Huntsman like illegals and muslims too?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 30, 2011 at 11:48 PM

Just a question – but are we SUPPOSED to HATE illegals and Muslims in your world?

Also – when did Rick Perry ever reveal himself as being sympathetic to Muslims? Please dude.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM

:)

I just have a feeling he’ll be fine, he can do it.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Everyone else that has held political office seems to have a political past that bites them in the butt. Go figure.

Of course they do, they’ve held office so they have a record. Candidates like Perry have to make decisions and be held accountable for them, they can’t just talk about their positions the way Bachmann and Cain do.

Running a corporation is much different than running a city, state, or country. You don’t have the same control to do things the way you want to do them.

Cain would be a much better candidate if he ran for and won a state office first. He’s also woefully uneducated about foreign policy.

I personally do not want another newbie in the White House. My favorite candidate is Gary Johnson, a proven Tea Party-minded leader but since he can’t get past the social cons, Rick Perry gets my vote. He has a lot of good solid experience and isn’t the used-car salesman type like Romney or Huntsman.

Common Sense on September 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

I was entirely confused by that comment.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

I think Palin was, too. Unless she was just being Shakespeare again.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:55 PM

I just have a feeling he’ll be fine, he can do it.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on September 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Yep – I have the same feeling, have from the very beginning.

gophergirl on September 30, 2011 at 11:56 PM

I was entirely confused by that comment.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

She did herself no favors with that mistake, if that’s what it was. Supposedly she claimed her “flavor of the week” comment was taken out of context in the interview yesterday with the Judge. I didn’t listen to it, I’m tired of listening to her.

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:57 PM

What a conundrum for the CBC a Cain candidacy would be …

Obama vs Cain … and the CBC would obviously be supporting the “half-white” candidate.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

The CBC would back Robert Byrd’s lily-white sheet covered body before they got behind Cain.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:57 PM

Cain. Perry. Gingrich. Whoever. ABR.

besser tot als rot on September 30, 2011 at 11:57 PM

What a conundrum for the CBC a Cain candidacy would be …

Obama vs Cain … and the CBC would obviously be supporting the “half-white” candidate.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

I’m not so sure. You saw what the “faithful” did to Michael Steele when he ran for governor of Maryland…

Remember: Socialism/liberalism first, all else is a distant second.

alohapundit on September 30, 2011 at 11:59 PM

Still better than Palin.

You-Eh-Vee on October 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM

She did herself no favors with that mistake, if that’s what it was. Supposedly she claimed her “flavor of the week” comment was taken out of context in the interview yesterday with the Judge. I didn’t listen to it, I’m tired of listening to her.

Knucklehead on September 30, 2011 at 11:57 PM

I watched the Judge interview and her response didn’t really make sense. Something about how the media had made Herb the flava of the week, but then Herb was soaring because he was connecting with people.

MeatHeadinCA on October 1, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Palin. Johnson. Christie. Paul. Whoever. ABR.

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM

I still like Perry. I think he will surprise a lot of people with just how resilient he is.

I have always liked Cain. I am happy that he is getting the attention that he deserves. He is the first candidate I have given money to since I gave to Palin.

Newt has really hit a homerun with his new Contract for America. He is not called the Ideas Man for nothing.

I still don’t trust Romney. He has been so fickle on his positions in the past.

Bachmann lost my support with her tripling down on the Gardasil causes retardation thing.

Santoram has gone from someone that I respected to someone that is annoying and petty.

Huntsman, well, he is a genius. Mike Huntsman is under rated.

Ron Paul has some great fiscal ideas but his foreign policy is a joke.

Gary Johnson is hard to take seriously.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM

There never was anything wrong with Newt’s ideas, what was upsetting was his tendency to stab you in the back the first time he saw an opportunity to gain even a small tacitcal advantage. That he has a new “Contract with America” is great, but does anyone deny he’d dump most of it the first time Nancy Pelosi said “Boo.?”

Fred 2 on October 1, 2011 at 12:02 AM

Just a question – but are we SUPPOSED to HATE illegals and Muslims in your world?

Also – when did Rick Perry ever reveal himself as being sympathetic to Muslims? Please dude.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Accusations of hate? That was suppose to be the property of the far left. That along with “you have no heart”. Perry is very simpatico to muslims. Where have you been?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:02 AM

I still like Perry. I think he will surprise a lot of people with just how resilient he is.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM

So far he seems to only be able to go in reverse. I suppose that is a certain brand of “resilience”.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:04 AM

Huntsman. Bachmann. Santorum. Whoever. ABR.

(But Bachmann and Santorum are way down on the list after their pathetic demagoguery more fitting of the far left. Huntsman? I actually like his tax plan.)

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:04 AM

So far he seems to only be able to go in reverse. I suppose that is a certain brand of “resilience”.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:04 AM

Haha! You are sweet.
Well, he has only been in for a few weeks and entered as a front runner. There is much time to go, so we shall see how it all ends.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I think her “Herb” comment was a give away….

Key West Reader on September 30, 2011 at 11:47 PM
I was entirely confused by that comment.

MeatHeadinCA on September 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

If you’d studied enough you’d know. An endorsement is coming soon. October 14th to be exact.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

Well, he has only been in for a few weeks and entered as a front runner. There is much time to go, so we shall see how it all ends.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

He definitely has gone some way already.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:07 AM

There is much time to go, so we shall see how it all ends.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

The expectations are so low that I think with a half-way decent debate performance next time, he may regain a lot of ground.

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:08 AM

If you’d studied enough you’d know. An endorsement is coming soon. October 14th to be exact.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I’d like to hear your theory.

El_Terrible on October 1, 2011 at 12:08 AM

If you’d studied enough you’d know. An endorsement is coming soon. October 14th to be exact.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I’m tired of decoding Palin messages. I’ll go by what she said which contradicted itself.

MeatHeadinCA on October 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM

Nite, all.

Bless your children, bless your folks.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM

Huntsman? I actually like his tax plan.)

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:04 AM

Yeah, so do I. Except that I feel like he’s more smarmy than Romney and is just saying anything to get traction and he’d never ever implement anything close to it.

lorien1973 on October 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM

There is much time to go, so we shall see how it all ends.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

The expectations are so low that I think with a half-way decent debate performance next time, he may regain a lot of ground.

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:08 AM

Yes, debating is not his forte, obviously, if he can just keep away from providing soundbites like “heartless” and “the sound of their last name” he will be fine.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:10 AM

If you’d studied enough you’d know. An endorsement is coming soon. October 14th to be exact.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

How do you figure? I don’t have my secret decoder ring yet.

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:10 AM

Huntsman, well, he is a genius. Mike Huntsman is under rated.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM

Huntsman is greatly afeared by Obama.

Newt sounds great and then he does stuff like DeeDee Scozzafava.. A lot of his so-called EO’s would need votes in congress. Don’t trust him much.

kringeesmom on October 1, 2011 at 12:10 AM

I am sorry but Cain is just the “flavor of the week”.

He is being promoted by the usual suspects that hyped Bachmann until she flamed out. (Hint: Romney and his media friends).

Romney seriously needs a conservative to siphon votes away from Perry especially in the early states (Iowa and South Carolina). By the time conservatives realize they’ve been taken for a ride, Romney will have swept the RINO states and be on his way to the nomination.

The race is a two-man race and no media promotion of lower tier candidates into top tier will change that.

TheRightMan on October 1, 2011 at 12:11 AM

Nite, all.

Bless your children, bless your folks.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM

And the meaning of life is…. sorry folks, time’s up.
/

Nite.

El_Terrible on October 1, 2011 at 12:11 AM

The expectations are so low that I think with a half-way decent debate performance next time, he may regain a lot of ground.

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:08 AM

At the rate things are going, at the next debate, he may ask, ‘Where am I?”. A Stockdale moment?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:11 AM

Perry is very simpatico to muslims. Where have you been?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on October 1, 2011 at 12:02 AM

Your statement is akin to: “This is the first time in history, that fire has ever melted steel!”

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:12 AM

Was an architect…

carbon_footprint on September 30, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Well, that explains a lot.

Seriously, our industry is taking a beating. You know things are bad when you get resumes in the mail from competitors. Anyway, good luck to you.

SlaveDog on October 1, 2011 at 12:12 AM

Huntsman is greatly afeared by Obama.

Newt sounds great and then he does stuff like DeeDee Scozzafava.. A lot of his so-called EO’s would need votes in congress. Don’t trust him much.

kringeesmom on October 1, 2011 at 12:10 AM

Yes, I forgot about the DeeDee Scozzafava thing.
Well, if we are lucky enough to win the Senate and hold the House, he will have those votes in congress. His ideas are very basic, tenets of conservatism and do not appear to be outrageous.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:13 AM

Nite, all.

Bless your children, bless your folks.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM

Wait,come back, we need an answer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:13 AM

besser tot als rot on October 1, 2011 at 12:08 AM

ITA. People will remember why they liked him in the first place if he does well. Anita Perry hinted yesterday that he’ll do better (debate coach, I’m hoping).

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on October 1, 2011 at 12:13 AM

Well, that explains a lot.

Seriously, our industry is taking a beating. You know things are bad when you get resumes in the mail from competitors. Anyway, good luck to you.

SlaveDog on October 1, 2011 at 12:12 AM

You too? I was laid off in early 2008 and found a job at another firm on the same day. I stayed with them until the Fall of 2009. They were struggling and could not pay me regularly. I was commuting 150 miles round trip each day and could not continue the sacrifice. Drew unemployment, sadly, for the maximum and then got my current job. It is all so surreal.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:16 AM

Herman Cain on the Tonight Show in a couple of minutes…

parteagirl on October 1, 2011 at 12:16 AM

If you’d studied enough you’d know. An endorsement is coming soon. October 14th to be exact.

Key West Reader on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

Heh…weren’t you one of those who were swearing that Palin was going to endorse Perry?

ddrintn on October 1, 2011 at 12:17 AM

TheRightMan on October 1, 2011 at 12:11 AM

I think there might be some truth in what you say. Cain “chose” Romney as his VP at the debate and then Cain stuck his foot in his mouth attacking Perry the other night. Cain’s “this dog won’t hunt” was directed at Romney (iirc), though, so at least there’s that.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on October 1, 2011 at 12:17 AM

Yes indeed. Cain has has bounced back after some early flubs and been steady while the frontrunners falter. He’s done well in the debates. I’m curious to see how he does with the spotlight on him. My candidate isn’t in the race and even if she does get in, I’m giving Cain serious consideration.

conservative pilgrim on September 30, 2011 at 10:39 PM

Wouldn’t surprise me if she’s thinking the same way, as long as it’s a bonafide conservative that gets nominated. If all the conservatives crash and burn, then she’ll have to jump in to try and stop the establishment CINO.

AH_C on October 1, 2011 at 12:19 AM

Good night all!

gophergirl on October 1, 2011 at 12:19 AM

Herman Cain on the Tonight Show in a couple of minutes…

parteagirl on October 1, 2011 at 12:16 AM

Tuned in. First time I’ve watched Leno in years and years.

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:20 AM

Haha! You are sweet.
Well, he has only been in for a few weeks and entered as a front runner. There is much time to go, so we shall see how it all ends.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:06 AM

And then come January it will be “he’s only been in for a few months…”

The guy’s a presidential candidate and so far he’s proposed nothing at all specific and has been mediocre-to-horrible in the 3 debates. Face it, it could be that there’s not much there.

ddrintn on October 1, 2011 at 12:20 AM

Good night all!

gophergirl on October 1, 2011 at 12:19 AM

Good night, I’m still in the Perry camp too.

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:22 AM

Wouldn’t surprise me if she’s thinking the same way, as long as it’s a bonafide conservative that gets nominated. If all the conservatives crash and burn, then she’ll have to jump in to try and stop the establishment CINO.

AH_C on October 1, 2011 at 12:19 AM

I like Cain and would probably vote for him if the field is pretty much what it is now when the primary rolls around. But he’s not winning the nomination. He’s this go-round’s Mike Huckabee.

ddrintn on October 1, 2011 at 12:23 AM

Herman is talking about the “Herb” issue and says he doesn’t think she’s running.

Oh No!

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:24 AM

Good night, I’m still in the Perry camp too.

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:22 AM

Camp follower.

ddrintn on October 1, 2011 at 12:25 AM

What a conundrum for the CBC a Cain candidacy would be …

Obama vs Cain … and the CBC would obviously be supporting the “half-white” candidate.

HondaV65 on September 30, 2011 at 11:51 PM

And we would be supporting the mensch, regardless of his color.

Best part, Obama wouldn’t be able to use the race card. However, his thugs would call Mr. Cain Uncle Tom. May they all suffocate from their own hypocrisy.

Schadenfreude on October 1, 2011 at 12:25 AM

Good night all!

gophergirl on October 1, 2011 at 12:19 AM

Goodnight, gophergirl, and Go Rick!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on October 1, 2011 at 12:26 AM

Good night all.

carbon_footprint on October 1, 2011 at 12:26 AM

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:24 AM

Did he call her “Sally Palin”?

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on October 1, 2011 at 12:27 AM

Herman is talking about the “Herb” issue and says he doesn’t think she’s running.

Knucklehead on October 1, 2011 at 12:24 AM

Wow…never heard that before.

ddrintn on October 1, 2011 at 12:28 AM

Nite to you all. I’m close to being in the Perry camp.I’m really in the Anyone but Obama camp….

sandee on October 1, 2011 at 12:29 AM

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