Just a short one this week, gang, since I’m still recovering from surgery (which went very well, thank you).
Abortion & Reproductive Rights
♀ Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages on Reproductive Rights
If there’s one thing made crystal clear by a summer’s worth of anti-Planned Parenthood smear videos, it is that anti-choice activists are intent on running the reproductive health-care provider out of business and are perfectly willing to ignore or elide the law to reach that goal. – Read the full article
It’s going to be barrels of fun this run for the Republican nomination. After threatening hinting at a run for President since 2000, Donald Trump has declared his candidacy for the 2016 GOP nomination. At least he claims he’s a Republican now, has anyone checked lately? – Read the full article
Donald Trump ended speculation about a possible run for N.Y. Governor, while stoking the hopes and dreams of Democrats that he will run for president in 2016.
Trump twittled: “While I won’t be running for Governor of New York State, a race I would have won, I have much bigger plans in mind — stay tuned, will happen!”
1st: The chances of Trump winning a statewide election in New York are remote at best. – Read the full article
Michael Gormley of the Associated Press Reported:
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general sued Donald Trump for $40 million Saturday, saying the real estate mogul helped run a phony “Trump University” that promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars, and even failed to deliver promised apprenticeships….The $40 million he seeks is mostly to pay restitution to consumers. – Read the full article
Republicans are gathering in Washington for one of their regular confabs, and the individual post mortems of last years presidential campaign are proving to be rich fodder for posts on lefty websites.
Donald Trump is convinced that Romney lost, in part, because the campaign did not run an ad featuring Trump and an Obama look-a-like on the set of the apprentice, in which Trump ostensibly fires Obama. – Read the full article
And the Winner Of Today’s Media-Whore War Is… Gloria Allred. I can’t stand this woman, but her information is actually relevant to the campaign, as it not only goes to Mitt Romney’s integrity, but how far he’ll go for his moneyed friends. – Read the full article
Battle Of the Republican Egos
Grover Norquist, the little man with the mammoth-sized ego, got a smack-down when Jeb Bush recently told the House Budget Committee that signing Norquist’s tax pledge is “outsourcing principles”.
BUSH: “So I ran for office three times. – Read the full article
In his latest pathetic quest for political relevance, Donald Trump is really putting himself out there, starting with ramping up his birther rhetoric. At the same time, Romney is too beholden to Trump to act like a leader and tell him and the other birther idiots to knock it off. – Read the full article
Karl Rove’s American Crossroads has put out a video that even Donald Trump says is a terrible ad.
I thought it was one of the worst commercials, in terms of what they were trying to do, that I’ve ever seen. They are making Obama look great. – Read the full article
When I’m wrong I’m wrong. Donald Trump did not endorse Newt Gingrich, he endorsed Mitt Romney, who told reporters at the Trump Las Vegas Hotel,
“Look, there are some things that you just can’t imagine happening in your life, this is one of them.”
Seriously? – Read the full article
Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, I’m on the edge of my seat! Donald Trump is holding a press conference today!
According to Politico, Trump advisor Michael Cohen made this announcement:
“Donald J. Trump will be making a major announcement tomorrow (Thursday, February 2, 2012) at 12:30 p.m. – Read the full article
Donald Trump is once again considering running for President, and says he’ll make his decision once the GOP chooses their nominee; only then can he determine if he’s “needed” or not.
Trump told USA Today,
“If they pick somebody who I think can’t win and if they pick somebody who is, in my opinion, the wrong person … and if the economy continues to be bad, I might run as an independent.”
He told CBS Miami,
“I hope I don’t have to, but I may absolutely.”
Where do they get these guys? – Read the full article