Posts Tagged ‘Rick Santorum’
Blackwater founder Erik Prince once donated to PA Green Party

Blackwater founder Erik Prince once donated to PA Green Party

Blackwater founder Erik Prince Maybe you heard that the founder of U.S. private security firm Blackwater, Erik Prince, is speaking at the Free Library of Philadelphia this morning. The United Arab Emirates resident is doing so as part of the library’s “Leading Voices: Conversations from the C-Suite” speaker series meant to promote “the brightest minds...

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Santorum’s recent remarks say more about his ego than issues

Santorum’s recent remarks say more about his ego than issues

“I think his objective was a laudable one,” said former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Meet the Press, after being asked about Ted Cruz and the recent government shutdown. “I think he didn’t do a very good job in planning it out. I mean, there’s one thing to have a goal, and another thing to have a plan to get you to that goal, and...

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Rick Santorum is CEO of Christian film company

Rick Santorum is CEO of Christian film company

A week ago, former Pennsylvania senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum hit the news cycle with the quiet, though well-played announcement that he was considering another run for president in 2016. “Behind the scenes, the former Pennsylvania senator is quietly preparing for another presidential run,” wrote Robert Costa of the National Review. “Trips...

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Is Rick Santorum Pitting Social Conservatives Against the GOP Itself?

The national Republican Party may be looking to modernize itself, but former Pennsylvania senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum seems to have other ideas. “An alliance of political consultants and unprincipled politicians want to throw social conservatives like you and me out of the Republican Party,” he wrote by email to supporters of Patriot...

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DAILY GRINDER: Former Eagle Touts GOP in Northeast Philly

Former Philadelphia Eagle and current U.S. Congressman from New Jersey Jon Runyan was in Philly this weekend to talk up the Republican Party. At a gathering full of “pulled pork and soft pretzels and plastic pitchers of Budweiser and Miller Lite,” according to the Inquirer, he spoke of Medicare, his current race and other standards. Runyan was representing...

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DAILY GRINDER: Jim Kenney Writes Badass Letter to Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A President

DAILY GRINDER: Jim Kenney Writes Badass Letter to Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A President

Pictured: Jim Kenney pissed off. Remember what the president of Chick fil-A, Dan Cathy, said about gay marriage recently? If not, it was this: “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage.  I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful,...

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Did You Hear the One About the United Nations’ Alleged Intentions of Taking Over American Parental Rights?

In the ongoing fight between Weird and WTF, we’ve now been warned numerous times to do our part to stop the United Nations’ takeover of American parental rights. Because this is apparently at stake. Most recently, former Sen. Rick Santorum has gotten involved, and he says it’s personal. Our first glimpse at this fight (we think WTF is winning) came in May,...

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DAILY GRINDER: Philly Police Spokesman in Shore Barfight

Philadelphia Police Lt. and spokesman Ray Evers was allegedly in a barfight in Avalon, New Jersey. He claims he was “assaulted by several people” early on June 17 and taken to a hospital. He says it’s no big deal, but he made a report and police are looking into it. A Northeast Philly man has been arrested for allegedly starving his elderly father to death....

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DAILY GRINDER: Obama-Romney Battles Happening Here, Now

DAILY GRINDER: Obama-Romney Battles Happening Here, Now

District Attorney Seth Williams is taking on Presidential candidate Mitt Romney for recent statements. Romney recently claimed Obama didn’t get “the message in Wisconsin” that America doesn’t want the government to hire “more government workers.” Specifically, said Romney: “[Obama] says we need more firemen, more policemen, more teachers.”...

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Update: Rick Santorum’s New PAC To Help ‘People Left Behind’

Update: Rick Santorum’s New PAC To Help ‘People Left Behind’

For weeks, former Pennsylvania Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum had been promising a big announcement regarding his future. Then, yesterday, we were all let down when it was leaked that that announcement was the creation of his own political action committee. Now, it’s here: It’s called Patriot Voices and he says it’s dedicated to...

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