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Rand Paul or Ted Cruz, Who Should Emerge?

Rand Paul or Ted Cruz, Who Should Emerge?

Follow @Ryan_Kantor If for some reason the government shutdown affected you, you can take a breath. It’s over! Although it annoyed most Americans, a few important items came from the debacle that could have long term implications. First, Obamacare has been clearly pinned on the entire Democratic Party and more is known about it than … Continue reading

Rick Santorum Concedes to Mitt Romney, Allows Party to Unite

Rick Santorum, largely for family reasons, has suspended his campaign. It comes just at the moment when it became clear that continuing on would be fruitless. Romney has the money, organization, and delegates to make a Santorum comeback unrealistic. Kudos to Santorum for fighting so valiantly for so long despite being outgunned by candidates with more money and … Continue reading

Santorum Sweeps Three States, Reframes Race

Last night (Tuesday, Feb 7th) was another game changer in a wild race for the GOP nomination. Newt Gingrich had his big night back in South Carolina, then lost momentum as Romney won Florida and Nevada back-to-back. Santorum though, never really had his time. His win in Iowa wasn’t known until after the votes were … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Mitt Romney Becoming the GOP Nominee

Today’s New Hampshire primary is historic. Mitt Romney’s win makes him the first non-incumbent Republican to win both Iowa and New Hampshire since Iowa became the kick-off state in the election cycle. (Update: Recount has shown that Rick Santorum actually edged Mitt Romney in Iowa) While that doesn’t mean he’s the nominee–Rick “Sweater Vest” Santorum, Ron … Continue reading

Impressing an Uninformed Electorate: Be ‘Cool’

When a news article claims that “dropping obscure subjects like ‘Keynesian bubble’ and  ‘monetary policy’ into the conversation” at a debate hurt a Presidential candidate by making him sound “fringe,” you’re reminded that the American voter is pretty uninformed. They’re referring to Ron Paul, a true Libertarian who ran for President in 2008 and is … Continue reading

Gov. Chris Christie: New Jersey’s Saving Grace

Republicans are crushing Democrats in the pre-midterm election polls, but they still don’t have a great candidate to oppose Obama in the 2012 presidential election. Now I’m fully aware that I am getting way ahead of myself here, but there’s a rising Republican star in New Jersey. A state that hasn’t cast its electoral votes for a Republican president since Lord … Continue reading