Rick Santorum: Father of the “Ban Contraception” Debate

It was, initially, the most bizarre moment of the 2012 primary campaign: ABC debate moderator - former/current Clinton ally George Stephanopoulos - asked Mitt Romney if states could ban contraception. The bewildering exchange went like this:      Stephanopoulos: “Governor Romney, do you believe that states have the right to ban contraception? Or is that trumped… [Read More]

Republican Santorum will announce decision on presidential run on May 27

 Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania told Fox News on Wednesday he will announce on May 27 whether he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. A staunch social conservative, Santorum finished second to eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney in 2012. Santorum’s website said “a special announcement” would be made in Pittsburgh on… [Read More]

2016: Yes, It’s Early, But Pay Attention Now

Byron York,   It’s conventional wisdom that the 2016 Republican presidential race is at such an early stage that the polls don’t matter. They’re just a measurement of name recognition at this point, some observers say, and the only people really paying attention to the campaign are reporters and hard-core party activists. Maybe that was true… [Read More]

This Could be a Game-Changer, Huckabee quits Fox as he considers 2016 White House bid

 Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said on Saturday that he was leaving his weekly Fox News show so he can explore a 2016 presidential bid. Huckabee, who vied for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, announced his decision to leave the show on Facebook, then bid his viewers farewell on his final show Saturday night…. [Read More]

The Ten Commandments Of Liberalism

John Hawkins, 1) It doesn’t matter whether you’re yelling at someone who never knew you existed five minutes ago, lying about a conservative because you don’t agree with him or even throwing a brick through a strore window, you are always the poor, oppressed victim. 2) By default, liberals can’t be racist, sexist, or homophobic… [Read More]

Rick Santorum compares Obamacare to apartheid in clumsy Mandela tribute

GOP figures displayed conflicting attitudes towards Mandela’s death, basking in collective amnesia over party’s past views Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison, 18 of them in a small cell on Robben Island, fighting the curse of South African apartheid. Rick Santorum has spent hours in TV studios fighting the curse of millions of poor Americans… [Read More]

I’ve Always Been Suspicious of Rick Santorum

by Gary DeMar Rick Santorum has joined the Cruz Busters. During his appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, the former Pennsylvania Senator and 2012 presidential candidate bashed Republican Senator Cruz “saying that Cruz’s crusade against Obamacare had been counterproductive. ‘I would say in the end, he did more harm. I think it was not his… [Read More]

Rubio Tumbles, Rand Paul Rises in 2016 Power Rankings

Like it or not, the 2016 race is in full swing. Hillary and Biden have long been prepping for their duel. Rick Santorum is starting his 3-year campaign/tour of Iowa. Rand Paul is leading the charge against Hillary’s Benghazi bumbling. Jeb Bush is suddenly re-entering the spotlight. Christie is managing to talk like a Democrat… [Read More]

Rick Santorum: Wake Up! Our Freedom Is in Jeopardy

This is a critical time in American history. I think we all know that something big is happening in America. The steady stream of news out of Washington the past couple weeks is just a fresh reminder of this. We are learning more about how far our Department of Justice went in digging through the… [Read More]

My Take: How evangelicals could grow to love Muslims

  Editor’s Note: Eboo Patel is founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core. His new book is called “Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice and the Promise of America.” By Eboo Patel, Special to CNN Paul Ryan has set off joyous cheers in the land of conservatives largely because of his fiscal views but also because of… [Read More]