Monthly Archives: October 2011

Herman Cain Gets My Vote

Mr. Cain's latest book

If you listened to “Monday’s KaibCast: The Impossible Dream” (10/17), you would have learned that I am supporting Herman Cain for President.  I am a political junkie who is sick of politics.  America needs a principled, well-spoken leader to challenge the President, not some opportunistic shape shifter, psychopathic child hoarder, or incoherent cowboy.  While any of those are preferable to an ideological wealth-destroyer and redistributionist, the GOP can do better.

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Smelly Mob Descends on D.C.

An idiot who can't spell "Tahrir" properly. (Getty Images)

The anti-capitalist, class warfare-waging hippies who are “occupying” Wall Street have inspired like-minded mental midgets to descend on over 30 American cities, including Washington.  While they are finally protesting in a deserving city (the federal government deserves more blame for our economic woes than Wall Street), the “Occupy Insert City Here” crowd continues to baffle observers, left and right.

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Maybe Rick Perry is 2012′s Fred Thompson After All

Originally posted at The Right Wing Blog

Back in August, when Rick Perry officially launched his campaign for President, some bloggers and columnists compared him to Fred Thompson, who got into the 08 race late because of good poll numbers.

I dismissed such comparisons at the time because they were superficial.  Besides, Rick Perry’s campaign was just beginning, making such comparisons premature:

Look, Perry is not Fred Thompson.  He’s the Governor of a state that’s doing well despite Obama’s war on prosperity.  Also, Perry’s fame is not based upon a poorly acted role on Law & Order.  It is based upon results.

Now, I’m starting to wonder if the comparison is correct.  After his poor performance at the Fox News/Google debate, Gov. Perry was met with a deluge of criticism:

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