Tagged with Ron Paul

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

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

#NHDebate Recap Jan 7, 2012

Less than 72 hours until the New Hampshire primary, the six remaining major candidates for GOP nomination gathered in Manchester, New Hampshire for a nationally broadcast debate. Here were the key points and most interesting tidbits. When asked if he would stand behind his negative ads against Rick Santorum, Ron Paul didn’t back down. The ad accuses Rick … Continue reading

Santorum Surges In Iowa As Caucuses Approach

As the Iowa caucuses approach, it appears there was time for one more candidate to surge to the forefront. Conservative Republicans–likely feeling disillusioned with a field that doesn’t include Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, or Bobby Jindal–may have finally found a consistent conservative in Rick Santorum, who after hovering below 5% for much of … Continue reading

Mitt Romney Big Winner in 9/12 CNN Tea Party Debate

A few notable things came of the September 12th CNN debate sponsored by the local Tea Party organization. Ron Paul’s campaign essentially came to an end when Rick Santorum highlighted a blog post on Ron Paul’s website that essentially said it was largely America’s fault for our involvement in the Middle East. Ron Paul didn’t … 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