Archive | March 2012

Romney Starts Sounding Like GOP Nominee; Turns Rhetoric On Obama

Now instead of attacking other Republicans, he’s attacking the Democrat he’ll be facing:

It has been weeks since Romney has mentioned his GOP rivals while campaigning, instead setting his sights on President Obama. Friday, he took the fight a step further adding new lines of attack on Obama.

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Feminist Complains About Music Video Showing Woman In Combat

I thought that one of the big issues for the feminist movement was to put women in combat. Self-described feminists from “happy” to “radical” have written glowingly about putting women in uniform and in combat.

So why all the sturm und drang about this music video?

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Buffett Rule Proves Taxing The Rich Doesn’t Get You Much (Bumped)

Bumped because Obama is still pushing this class-warfare idea.

File this under “things only a lefty would be surprised at”

A bill designed to enact President Barack Obama’s plan for a “Buffett rule” tax on the wealthy would rake in just $31 billion over the next 11 years, according to an estimate by Congress’ official tax analysts obtained by The Associated Press.

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Ryan Endorses Romney

Picking up another big endorsement, today GOP budget hawk Paul Ryan endorsed Mitt Romney.

GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, has endorsing Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Peggy Noonan’s Second Thoughts

Speaking of enthusiasm shortfalls, former Republican turned Obamaite Peggy Noonan, whose paean to The One back in 2008 was likely responsible for changing the minds of some undecided voters, appears to be having second thoughts:

In terms of the broad electorate, I’m not sure he really has a relationship. A president only gets a year or two to forge real bonds with the American people. In that time a crucial thing he must establish is that what is on his mind is what is on their mind. This is especially true during a crisis.

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Obama Facing Fundraising And Enthusiasm Shortfall

Looks like it’s not just economic issues that may be causing problems for the Obama Campaign this year. They’re not getting the donations from donors this time around, and college-age students, who voted nearly 2-to-1 for Obama in 2008, really aren’t that excited about him this year.

First, the donor problem:

By some measures, Mr. Obama’s re-election drive, which at one point was projected as perhaps the first $1 billion campaign in U.S. history, has collected tens of millions of dollars less than President Bush’s campaign had at the same point in 2004, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) figures.

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Post # 1500!

Just a minor milestone, but I thought it deserved a quick mention… this is the 1,500th post here on ACW since we started it back in November 2008.

Thanks to all our readers for sticking around, and we hope to be here for another 1,500!

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