Posts Tagged ‘Santorum’
Of course Rick Santorum compared Obamacare to apartheid

Of course Rick Santorum compared Obamacare to apartheid

Maybe you heard: While a guest on the Bill O’Reilly Fox News program on Thursday, former Pennsylvania Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum compared South African apartheid to Obamacare. Apartheid was the system of racial segregation in South Africa that the late Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday before the O’Reilly program, spent his life fighting...

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Yep, Santorum will actively support Gov. Corbett

Yep, Santorum will actively support Gov. Corbett

"This Corbett guy is just what I'm looking for!" In a world where it pays to say things that aren’t true just to get your name shared on social media, Rick Santorum and Tom Corbett are virtual gold mines. Both public figures have been known to let their crazy and/or discontent with humanity show on occasion, and both have the tendency to follow...

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Rick Santorum joins growing Republican voices against Syria intervention

Rick Santorum joins growing Republican voices against Syria intervention

"I was for it before I was against it -- seriously!" In an odd turn of events, former Sen. Rick Santorum (D-PA) sent out an email earlier today telling his supporters to oppose military action in Syria—despite being for it last year. “When these atrocities in Syria came to light last year, I advocated for military intervention to take out the Assad...

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Why Santorum’s latest gaffe is probably on purpose

Why Santorum’s latest gaffe is probably on purpose

You may have recently read about Rick Santorum’s latest newsworthy quote. Because it’s a doozie. In said Santo-gaffe, the former Senator from Pennsylvania told Austin-TX-based pro-life organization Students for Life that anti-abortion protesters were making it hard “for students who come to Austin to shower at a Young Men’s Christian Association, YMCA,...

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Rick Santorum Supports MO Sen. Candidate Akin, Natch

Rick Santorum Supports MO Sen. Candidate Akin, Natch

Not that this should come as a shock to anyone, but former Sen. (and one-time presidential candidate) Rick Santorum has come out this morning in support of Missouri Rep. Todd Akin for U.S. Senate. “Todd Akin is a principled conservative who is committed to winning and fighting for freedom in the U.S. Senate,” Santorum writes in an email from his super...

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DAILY GRINDER: Santorum’s ‘Big Announcement’ Revealed?

DAILY GRINDER: Santorum’s ‘Big Announcement’ Revealed?

For weeks, Rick Santorum has been telling us all about his “big plans” for the future. Personally, we’ve been on the edge of our various seats. THE EDGE, I TELL YOU. What would it be? Hosting his own Bible trivia gameshow? Opening a chain of Christian-themed steak houses? A hot air balloon trip around the world? Sadly, the answer to all three...

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DAILY GRINDER: Taxpayer Dollars Going Toward Tastykake Parties

DAILY GRINDER: Taxpayer Dollars Going Toward Tastykake Parties

It tastes better when it's on the taxpayers' dime. The Pocono Record is not happy about State Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s fancy parties on the taxpayer dime—like the $5,100 she spent on a dinner for the Philadelphia Community Service Award, or the $3,600 she spent on a Mothers and Daughters Day Celebration in November 2010. Or, say, State Sen. Christine...

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DAILY GRINDER: [Philly Priest Abuse] Prosecution Says Lynn Lied to Police

DAILY GRINDER: [Philly Priest Abuse] Prosecution Says Lynn Lied to Police

The prosecution in the Philadelphia priest abuse case presented evidence yesterday which they claimed showed Msgr. William Lynn lied to police during the investigation of another priest. The alleged untruth happened during a 2001 police interview in which Lynn told a police officer about allegations of another priest’s history of sexually abusing members of...

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DAILY GRINDER: Virginia Man Threatens to Kill Obama, Bomb Philadelphia City Hall

DAILY GRINDER: Virginia Man Threatens to Kill Obama, Bomb Philadelphia City Hall

A Virginia man named Christopher Hecker has been charged with a number of threats he made, mostly online. They include killing President Barack Obama, bombing the site of the former World Trade Center, hotels and Philadelphia City Hall. Some of his additional online rants include the following: “[Obama] is the one that is destroying patriotism in the U.S.A....

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DAILY GRINDER: Romney, Santorum To Meet in Pittsburgh, Not Philadelphia

DAILY GRINDER: Romney, Santorum To Meet in Pittsburgh, Not Philadelphia

We thought Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney were supposed to meet in Philadelphia to discuss their future! That’s what was said, anyway. Remember: “Coincidentally,” explained Santorum’s chief strategist John Brabender on MSNBC, “that meeting [between Romney and Santorum] might take place here in Philadelphia. What a great place to start a winning campaign...

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