20 April 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum Part 24: The Polls March 28th

Liberal Tom Ferrick posted a piece at his Metropolis blog stating that he expected Rick Santorum will win the Pennsylvania Republican Primary. Tom Ferrick of Philadelphia gives the conventional media’s narrative analysis. I have to disagree for 22 reasons.  Rick Santorum will NOT win Pennsylvania.     The better the Voters get to know him, [...]

19 April 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorums’s Negatives Part 23: Union Endorsement and The North Connector Tunnel

Unlike Mitt Romney, who has actual real world executive experience, Rick Santorum  has never had held an executive position or had a private sector job. Unlike Mitt Romney who has actually created productive jobs, who actually paid taxes, Rick Santorum has redistributed tax dollars and misallocated resources to Unions and other preferred constituencies. An article [...]

3 March 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 22: Voted to Fund Left Wing National Endowment of the Arts

Rick Santorum voted to fund National Endowment of the Arts (NEA)  even though federal funding of the arts is not a core government function, and there is no reason for federal government, rather than state or local governments,  to fund the arts, orchestras, art museums. The NEA used tax dollars to pay for the infamous [...]

26 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 19: Arlen Specter

Politico (15 Jan 2012) has an excellent summary of one of the main reasons that Rick Santorum received 797,000 fewer votes in 2006 than 2000. Rick Santorum cites then Senate Judiciary Chair Arlen Specter’s support for Justice Roberts and Justice Alito.A Senator Pat Toomey would have, also, supported them, though. The pedal to the metal [...]

26 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 21: Earmarks/Contributions NYTimes/Taxpayers for Common Sense

The NYTimes is not, as a rule, reliable, particularly, in reporting on political matter. I have linked to this article (15 Jan 2012 NYTimes) because it appears to be factual with little commentary and relies on data from Taxpayers for Common Sense, The Forgotten Taxpayer’s friend.         In all, Taxpayers for Common [...]

25 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 20: Net Worth – Rick Santorum Has Never Held a Private Sector Job of Any Kind

Rick Santorum is entwined with government entangling, power and money, government and business, to the detriment of all . Inextricably ineluctably  entwined and entangled   Rick Santorum has no business experience, no management experience, no investment experience, no experience as a venture capitalist, and no real understanding how the market, let alone the free market [...]

24 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 18: Rick Santorum Cannot Win the Presidency Because He Cannot Win Pennsylvania.

Rick Santorum Cannot Win the Presidency because he cannot win Pennsylvania. To put it another way, the more people to know Rick Santorum, the less likely they were to vote for him as the electoral evidence shows. The Electoral Data In 2006, Rick Santorum received 797,000 fewer votes than he did in 2000. Had Rick [...]

24 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 17: Club for Growth White Paper

Here is Club for Growth White Paper analyzing Rick Santorum’s record. The Club for Growth notes that he supported No Child Left Behind in 2001, which greatly expanded the federal government’s role in education; the massive new Medicare drug entitlement in 2003  that now costs taxpayers over $60 billion a year and has almost $16 [...]

23 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 15: Support for SOPA

SANTORUMSOPA Rick Santorum supports SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, proposed by Republican Lamar Smith. (RedState 9 January 2012 with video). If we are willing to primary Marsha Blackburn whom we like, why wouldn’t we oppose the arrogantly obnoxious Rick Santorum?  In my opinion, the Internet has to be an “anything goes” arena. There are [...]

23 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 16: Bad Jobs Plan Club for Growth

Rick Santorum Club for Growth gives his plan for creating jobs and economic growth a “C”. Club for Growth’s White Paper demonstrates that Rick Santorum would support policies that are not pro-growth. CLUB FOR GROWTH, GRADE ALL GOP CANDIDATES YESTERDAY (Jan 11, 2012) ON CAVUTO.   FYI  Rick Perry Gets a “A”       Rush Agrees