Posts Tagged ‘president’

DAILY GRINDER: Philly Represented at DNC Convention

The Republican presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan really, really want you to ask yourself: Are you better off now than you were four years ago? But the problem is—or might soon be—that the ship has sailed on the literal answer to that question. September 2008 is when the stock market melted down which led to headlines like, “Is It Really the...

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DAILY GRINDER: Rick Santorum Makes Endorsement—In Nebraska

DAILY GRINDER: Rick Santorum Makes Endorsement—In Nebraska

You want some of this? Yeah, you want some. Clout: Rick Santorum is crossing the nation with his newfound relevance. And he’s endorsing Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning against likely candidate Democrat Bob Kerrey, a former U.S. Senator. Both are looking to replace outgoing Sen. Ben Nelson, whose career was, and is, defined on being meek in the face of...

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes Promotes ‘Buffet Rule’ for Obama Campaign

State Sen. Vincent Hughes Promotes ‘Buffet Rule’ for Obama Campaign

The Pennsylvania arm of the Obama for America Campaign held a conference call this morning featuring the argumentative styles of both Pennsylvania Democratic Chair Jim Burn and Philadelphia State Sen. Vincent Hughes. Both argued in favor of a new tax plan the Obama Administration has been pushing as of late called the ‘Buffet Rule,’ which would essentially...

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Despite What ‘Pundits’ Say, Studies Prove Chris Christie Not Too Fat to be President

Despite What ‘Pundits’ Say, Studies Prove Chris Christie Not Too Fat to be President

After months of flirting with the idea of running for office, turns out Chris Christie is set to give a press conference at 1pm today telling the world once and for all whether or not his two years cutting deals in Jersey prepared him to be leader of the free world. Early reports say Christie will bow out of the presidential race, but that’s really a secondary...

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Santorum Presidential Update: What’s Crazier than Crazy?

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is still running for president! How do we know? Because there was a straw poll conducted last weekend, in which wingnuts were rewarded for their nuttery, and Your former senator being one of them. Dude came in fourth place, behind Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul and Tim Pawlenty (the latter of whom dropped out of the race...

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DAILY GRINDER: Guess Who’s Leading the Republican Race for President in Pennsylvania?

Seriously, guess. OK, we’ll give you some hints. This candidate thinks homosexuals can be “cured.” This candidate’s spouse likens homosexuals to “barbarians.” This candidate said the federal government owns 51 percent of private businesses in the U.S. This candidate said the founding fathers ‘worked tirelessly’ to end slavery…Oh, God, we cannot...

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Santorum: ‘Any Doctor Who Performs an Abortion Should be Criminally Charged’

For all his craziness, Former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum made a strong case for himself on Meet The Press yesterday. He repeated a PhillyNow talking point that, on any and every issue, he is the standalone conservative Republican in the race, whether Republicans looking for a new, hip candidate like it or not. And that includes his no-bullshit stance on abortion. For...

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First GOP Presidential Debate: How Did Santorum Do?

First GOP Presidential Debate: How Did Santorum Do?

The Republican candidates who will respectively come in 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th in the (R) primary, debated last night. Did you watch? It was a who’s who of boring, irrelevant, non-electable and full-on crazy, put on the single television station that validates it all: Fox News. We were pretty focused on the *local angle* — aka, the guy who looked...

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DAILY GRINDER: Fox News Commenters on Philadelphia’s Free Condoms Plan

DAILY GRINDER: Fox News Commenters on Philadelphia’s Free Condoms Plan

So, what happens in the comments section when a Fox News “Doctor” columnist writes a blog explaining that 11 year-olds in Philadelphia will have access to condoms according to Mayor Michael Nutter/Department of Health’s new plan to fight STDs in the city? A whole lotta this: And this: Genius. Oh, and for the record (according to the doctor), you don’t...

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