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  • Herman Cain is back [ Lynn Sweet ]

    01/02/2012 6:50:17 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 84 replies
    SunTimes 'The scoop from Washington' weblog ^ | January 2, 2012 | Lynn Sweet
    Failed GOP White House hopeful Herman Cain, who dropped out after a woman who said she was his mistress went public is staging a comeback of sorts, he announced on Monday--on the eve of the Iowa caucus. "Our mission continues, and we're on fire for 2012 and beyond!," Cain said in an e-mail, highlighting a list of media interviews he has booked. Cain is looking to regain some spotlight in a week heavy with Republican presidential politics--that he is no longer a part of. "....I will soon be announcing a major new initiative. This is a crusade so critical to...
  • Ginger White says multiple men helped her financially

    12/05/2011 1:34:35 PM PST · by OUTKAST · 114 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | December 5, 2011 | Melinda Henneberger
    Ginger White now says Herman Cain is not the only man in her life who gave her money. White, who has said she had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain, on Monday told the Daily Beast’s Leslie Bennetts that “Cain wasn’t the only man who helped her financially; her work history and her sex life have long been intermingled in complex and contradictory ways.’’
  • Women for Herman Cain (Mrs. Cain chairs national group!)

    12/02/2011 7:44:44 AM PST · by justsaynomore · 111 replies
    Herman Cain Web Site ^ | 12/1/11 | Gloria Cain
    "Women For Cain" is an online national fellowship of women dedicated to helping elect Herman Cain as the next President of the United States. Mr. Cain has been a strong advocate for women throughout his lifetime, defending and promoting the issues of quality health care, family, education, equality in the workplace and many other concerns so important to American women. Gloria Cain is the National Chairperson for "Women for Cain" and is the very special woman who Mr. Cain devoted his life to many years ago. Mr. Cain and Gloria celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary earlier this year. The couple...
  • Cain: My wife didn’t know that I was giving money to my accuser ("Yes, getting out is an option")

    12/02/2011 6:30:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 157 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/02/2011 | Allahpundit
    Here’s the news people on Twitter are buzzing about from tonight’s raincheck interview with the Manchester Union-Leader. We already knew this, though — sort of. Cain told Wolf Blitzer on Monday, before we had heard Ginger White’s name, that his wife didn’t know White. (Skip to 7:30 of this clip.) That’s ever so slightly different from saying his wife didn’t know about White or that he was sending her cash, but c’mon: If she did know that, don’t you think he would have mentioned it to Blitzer as proof that their friendship was no secret? Cain said that in about...
  • Local Tea Party Members Changing Tone on Cain (The media have defeated Cain. I'm sad)

    12/01/2011 7:26:01 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 71 replies
    My Fox Atlanta ^ | November 30th | Paul Yates
    ATLANTA - Tea Party activists have been among the strongest supporters of Herman Cain, but a co-founder of the Atlanta Tea Party said she's changed her mind about a candidate she had defended. "I think he should withdraw from the race at this point but that decision is for Herman and his family to make," said Atlanta Tea Party leader Debbie Dooley. Dooley said she was troubled by Cain's denials following the FOX 5 I-Team report on Ginger White and her story of 13-year-long affair with Cain. White pointed to phone records showing repeated calls and text messages between the...
  • Cain's lawyer demands records from accuser

    12/01/2011 7:27:46 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 154 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | December 1, 2011
    <p>ATLANTA (AP) - An attorney for Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has demanded cell phone records from an Atlanta businesswoman accusing Cain of an extramarital affair.</p>
  • Let's Kill Cain's Campaign

    11/30/2011 5:07:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 140 replies · 3+ views ^ | November 30, 2011 | Brent Bozell
    From the breaking news, one might think that with a woman who claims she had a 13-year affair with presidential candidate Herman Cain, someone is being seriously exposed as a hypocrite. That would be the press. The media can't deny they continue to display a lousy double standard. For Republican candidates, scandalous news is instant. For Democrats, it's eventual, if at all! Ginger White's charges sound a lot like Gennifer Flowers in 1992, when she said she had a 12-year affair with Bill Clinton. So many in the press pounce on Flowers as unequivocal evidence of the media's sense of...
  • BREAKING: Cain ‘Reassessing’ Candidacy

    11/29/2011 8:50:29 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 633 replies
    NRO ^ | Tuesday November 29, 2011 | Robert Costa
    In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is “reassessing” whether to remain in the race
  • Today, I give thanks...

    11/24/2011 2:22:24 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 8 replies
    FR | Thanksgiving Day 2012 | rabscuttle385
    for McCain losing the last presidential election! If the backstabber McCain had been elected president in 2008, there would be NO Tea Party and little to NO resistance to his treasonous, un-American, left-wing statism in the form of... Carbon taxes (McCain-Lieberman) Campaign finance "reform" (McCain-Feingold) Amnesty for illegal aliens (McCain-Kennedy) Obama is "a decent person and a person you do not have to be scared of as president of the United States". Hillary Clinton is an "international star" Wars of aggression (e.g., Kosovo, Libya) Fighting with the families of POWs and MIAs Lindsey Graham Mark Kirk Taking bribes from Big...
  • Cain slammed by influential group of Iowa conservatives

    11/22/2011 2:35:22 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 68 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11-22-2011 | Cameron Joseph
    Cain slammed by influential group of Iowa conservatives Cameron Joseph November 22, 2011 A top organization of Iowa social conservatives slammed Herman Cain as it narrowed its list for a possible presidential endorsement list. Cain and Ron Paul were dropped from The Family Leader's consideration, leaving Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann as the possible winners. Mitt Romney did not seek the group's endorsement. Headed by the influential activist Bob Vander Plaats, the group criticized Cain, saying he lacked "clarity on the key issues of life, marriage, foreign policy, and presidential readiness" — a major diss to...
  • Cain steps into Letterman's lion's den and gets devoured

    11/20/2011 1:41:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 144 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 19, 2011 | Stu Tarlowe
    On Friday night, Herman Cain was a fly and David Letterman was the spider cordially inviting Cain to "step into my parlor." Didn't Cain or any of his advisors see the potential for disaster in Cain appearing on Letterman's show? Didn't anybody say, "Herman, don't go in there! It's a trap!"? I desperately don't want to be seen as one of those just itching for clear proof that Herman Cain's candidacy is over. But it's hard to have watched Cain on Letterman and not come to the conclusion that neither Cain nor his advisors have sufficiently good judgment for him...
  • Poll Shows Herman Cain Leads with Female Independent & Republican Voters

    11/18/2011 9:17:20 AM PST · by justsaynomore · 77 replies · 1+ views
    KCRG News (Cedar Rapids, IA) ^ | 11/18/11 | Jillian Petrus
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- The KCRG-Gazette-Iowa State University poll of more than 1200 registered Iowa voters came out Thursday. Three candidates took nearly two-thirds of the overall vote. Herman Cain was at the top, with 24.5 percent. Not far behind, Texas Representative Ron Paul. Mitt Romney took about 16 percent. All other candidates polled in the single digits. When asked for a second choice, voters picked “can’t decide” more than 20 percent of the time, leaving a large gap of uncertainty in the race. In a somewhat surprising twist, Herman Cain polled better among women than other candidates in the poll....
  • A double standard remains (LA Times: FreeRepublic mentioned)

    11/16/2011 4:45:19 AM PST · by GreenAccord · 24 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/16/2011 | Sandy Banks
    As the Cain candidacy makes clear, women are learning to speak up about harassment, but confidential settlements can get in the way.
  • Herman's Just Not Ready

    11/15/2011 5:56:51 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 173 replies
    American Spectator ^ | November 15, 2011 | ROSS KAMINSKY
    Herman Cain is theoretically a great candidate for president. He's a smart, black, successful, conservative "outsider." But as the reality sets in, it's clear that Mr. Cain is barely more ready for the office he seeks than Sarah Palin (or Barack Obama) was four years ago. Cain's performance in a long interview on Monday crystallized this view which has been forming in the minds of many GOP voters in recent weeks. Mr. Cain's responses in Saturday's Republican debate in South Carolina -- which focused on foreign policy -- were a bunch of platitudes about getting good advice before making a...
  • Cain Campaign Raking in Huge Money

    11/10/2011 1:55:02 PM PST · by TexasFreeper2009 · 113 replies · 1+ views ^ | 11/10/11 | Matt Coulter
    The Cain campaign reported today they have raised more than $9 million so far in the fourth quarter — roughly six weeks — and that 25% of that ($2.25 million) has come in since allegations of sexual harassment were made public on October 30.
  • Clint Eastwood: Pro-Herman Cain and Anti-Bailout

    11/10/2011 11:10:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | November 10, 2011 | John Hanlon
    Just when you thought that Hollywood is completely liberal, one of the few known conservatives in Tinseltown recently stepped forward to remind us otherwise. In this case, it's actor/director Clint Eastwood, who recently did an interview with the L.A Times where he talked about his political beliefs. Some highlights: Having started voting for GOP presidential contenders in 1952 with Dwight Eisenhower, Eastwood said he was tempted to break ranks only once — in 1992, for Ross Perot. “I liked him,” Eastwood said. “I guess because I like rebels.”... “...I’m a big hawk on cutting the deficit. I was against the stimulus thing...
  • STAND WITH CAIN: Sign the Petition to Support Herman Cain Against Left-Wing Smears

    11/08/2011 10:09:09 AM PST · by montag813 · 28 replies ^ | 11-08-2011 | Stand With Cain
    PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION AT THE LINK to show your support for these fine man, Herman Cain, as he fights the left-wing smears against his campaign and character.
  • Cain Vows to 'Set the Record Straight' at News Conference (Fox News/AP disinformation)

    11/08/2011 5:07:33 AM PST · by mazda77 · 133 replies
    FOX News / AP ^ | November 08, 2011 | Associated Press
    In his only public appearance of the day, Cain told Kimmel during the late-night interview that he got angry and disgusted as he watched Bialek and Allred. He said his wife didn't watch it but that he called her immediately afterward.
  • Team Cain Stresses Allred’s ‘Celebrity Lawyer’ Reputation, Bialek’s ‘Financial Difficulties’

    11/07/2011 9:35:17 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 50 replies
    National Review ^ | 11-7-2011 | Katrina Trinko
    Team Cain Stresses Allred’s ‘Celebrity Lawyer’ Reputation, Bialek’s ‘Financial Difficulties’ Katrina Trinko November 7, 2011 Herman Cain will hold a press conference tomorrow in Arizona, reports ABC News.Meanwhile, J.D. Gordon, vice president of communications for the Cain campaign, has issued this statement in response to Sharon Bialek’s allegations (via BusinessInsider): Gloria Allred is a celebrity lawyer who specializes in generating publicity for herself and her clients.Ms. Allred is a high-profile Democrat Party donor and activist giving over ten thousand dollars to liberal Democrats like Barack Obama, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer.The questions the media should be asking is who’s paying for...
  • Chicago Woman Claims Herman Cain Wanted Her to Trade Sex for Job

    11/07/2011 12:44:56 PM PST · by Rennes Templar · 26 replies
    ABC News viaYahoo News ^ | Nov. 7, 2011 | RANDY KREIDER
    Sharon Bialek of Chicago became the first woman accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment to go public Monday, describing an alleged incident in Washington in 1997 in which the president contender, then the president of the National Restaurant Association stuck his hand up her skirt and tried to pull her head toward his crotch. "I said, 'What are you doing?'" alleged Bialek, who said she had contacted Cain for help getting a job. "You know I have a boyfriend. This isn't what I came here for." According to Bialek, Cain answered, "You want a job, right?" Bialek claims that after...
  • Cain Campaign Taunts Gloria Allred: What Took You So Long? [on Twitter]

    11/07/2011 9:52:48 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 171 replies
    Twitter and ^ | November 7, 2011 | Zeke Miller
    A twitter account associated with Herman Cain's campaign taunted Gloria Allred amid news that a fourth woman has accused the Republican front-runner of sexual harassment. Allred is representing the latest accuser, and will accompany her at a press conference today. The tweet from @CainStaff said: "Welcome to the campaign, Gloria Allred. What took you so long?" and links to the campaign's Iowa Fund, which seeks to capitalize on the allegations.
  • Herman Cain to Appear on Kimmel

    11/07/2011 9:22:22 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    MyFoxLA ^ | 8 Nov 2011 | text story by City News
    Los Angeles - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is scheduled to appear on the ABC late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" today, only hours after a fourth woman is expected to accuse him of committing acts of sexual harassment when he was president of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. The woman will make her allegations at a New York City news conference at the Friars Club, where she will be joined by her lawyer, Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred. Unlike the three women involved in the previous allegations, the woman scheduled to appear at today's news conference in...
  • Herman Cain: I was joking in column calling on Tiger Woods to run for president

    11/07/2011 2:03:27 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 16, 2011 | Alex Pappas
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says he wasn’t being serious when he penned a column in 2006 calling on Republicans to groom golfer Tiger Woods to run for president. In an interview with The Daily Caller on Sunday, Cain said, “That was a joke. That was a joke, okay. That was a joke. Americans got to learn how to have a sense of humor.”
  • Lawyers See Cain Accusers as Free to Talk

    11/06/2011 9:48:17 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 91 replies
    Politico ^ | 6 Nov 2011 | Josh Gerstein
    The women who accused GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment more than a decade ago have effectively been released from any agreements they signed pledging not to talk about the alleged episodes, according to employment lawyers. On Friday, the group Cain headed at the time, the National Restaurant Association, agreed to release one of the women from her confidentiality pledge—at least to allow her attorney, Joel Bennett, to release a carefully drafted statetment saying she stood by the charge. But because Cain has called the charges fabricated and at least in one instance suggested one of his accusers...
  • Hermain Cain Odds Dropping Like a Rock on InTrade

    11/03/2011 11:33:06 PM PDT · by bullypulpit · 120 replies
    InTrade ^ | Nov 5, 2011 | InTrade Contracts
    Hermain Cain shares are falling on very high volume at InTrade. Precursor of the polls to come, for sure. See chart:
  • Milbank: GOP would support 'psycho-killer' Cain

    11/01/2011 5:20:02 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 1, 2011 | Charlie Spiering
    MSNBC's Al Sharpton hosted Dana Milbank of the Washington Post and Democratic strategist Bob Frum on his show last night to talk about the Herman Cain story. Sharpton reminded viewers that he was not one to "rush to judgment," on personal matters, but suggested there was more to the story. Milbank noted that Cain's supporters were very passionate, and a large number would excuse him on the issue. "We could find out that he was some kind of psycho-killer and a large number of his supporters would say, 'That's great, at least he wasn't in government.'" Milbank said sardonically. "He's...
  • David Gregory: Are GOP Supporters of Herman Cain Seeking 'Absolution' For Charges of Racism?

    On NBC's Meet the Press: Press Pass, Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings explained Republican support of Herman Cain to host David Gregory this way: "...they've been accused as being racist and I think when they can vote for a Herman Cain....they feel like, 'Well, you know, I support this shows that I'm not racist, and I'm supporting him.'"
  • Herman Cain to be interviewed on Fox - 11:20am EST

    10/31/2011 8:25:43 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 214 replies
    Herman Cain to be interviewed on Fox - 11:20am EST, by the Goddess Jenna Lee.
  • Coulter:Politico's Smear Of Cain Shows Liberal Media "Terrified Of Strong, Conservative, Black Men"

    10/30/2011 8:08:14 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies ^ | Oct. 30, 2011
    Ann Coulter responds to a report from the "liberal publication" Politico that Herman Cain sexually harassed two women while he was the president of the National Restaurant Association. The most damning part of the report, which is not well sourced, seems to be that Mr. Cain made "physical gestures" that weren't sexual in nature, but made the women uncomfortable: There were also descriptions of physical gestures that were not overtly sexual but that made women who experienced or witnessed them uncomfortable and that they regarded as improper in a professional relationship.
  • Herman Cain: 'I Am the American Dream'

    10/30/2011 1:57:57 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Parade Magizine ^ | OCTOBER 13, 1996 | Wallace Terry
    Cain turned to Win Wallin, the president of Pillsbury, for help. “I can’t get to your job from where I am,” Cain told him. “What do you recommend?” Wallin suggested getting on the operations training track in the company’s Burger King division, which could lead to being a regional vice president. “If you want to run a business,” Wallin said, “you have to start at the bottom and learn it from the ground up.” It would be an unconventional move. Cain would have to resign his title, give up his company car and nice new office, and forgo stock options...
  • Herman Cain plans to cut back on campaign events

    10/29/2011 1:44:28 PM PDT · by Innovative · 199 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/29/11 | Associated Press
    <p>Presidential candidate Herman Cain isn't lacking in confidence about his 2012 prospects.</p> <p>He says he expects to finish first or second in each Iowa and New Hampshire.</p>
  • Fox News Poll: GOP Primary Voters Propel Cain to Top of Pack

    10/27/2011 7:27:53 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 132 replies
    FOX News ^ | 26 Oct 2011 | Dana Blanton
    Herman Cain takes the lead in the Republican presidential nomination contest as GOP voters continue to deny Mitt Romney clear front-runner status. A Fox News poll released Wednesday shows support for Cain has quadrupled among GOP primary voters since late August. At that time, he stood at 6 percent. After three September debates, he jumped to 17 percent. And now Cain leads the pack at 24 percent. While it’s the first time Romney has trailed Cain, it’s the second time he’s been ousted from the lead since July. Romney receives 20 percent — a new low for him but still...
  • CARTOON: Choice of Toppings

    10/20/2011 10:33:04 AM PDT · by daletoons · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Out of Order Blog ^ | 10-20-11 | Dale
    Herman Cain lacks the gooey extra cheese which is the hallmark of the professional politician. His 999 plan would remove the social engineering and lobbyist feeding trough features of our currently insane income tax scheme. Time will tell if there's still hope for a "Citizen Statesman" to lead in America. Maybe he's just what the founders ordered.

    10/19/2011 5:36:50 PM PDT · by Rudder · 80 replies · 1+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10/19/2011 | Rudder
    Freepers, not long ago I almost threw my TV at BOR for his glib dismissal of CAIN's candidacy. I steamed for over a week (and I still smoke abit). Citing no data or reasons other than BOR's superior intellect and mysterious 'sense' of universal truth, tonight BOR shocked me...he slathered all over this in his opening: 'Talking Points, wherein he defended Cain's 9-9-9, and said Cain deserves serious consideration.
  • READ THE TRANSCRIPT: Herman Cain would ban abortion, including in cases of rape and incest

    10/20/2011 6:43:41 AM PDT · by dangus · 97 replies
    Piers Morgan
    So now the Romney or Perry supporters are desperately trying to portray Herman Cain as soft on the issue of abortion, trying to twist his words out of context to sound as if he said the exact opposite of what he said. Here's the transcript: MORGAN: Abortion. What's your view of abortion? CAIN: I believe that life begins at conception. And abortion under no circumstances. And here's why -- MORGAN: No circumstances? CAIN: No circumstances. MORGAN: Because many of your fellow candidates -- some of them qualify that. CAIN: They qualify but -- MORGAN: Rape and incest. CAIN: Rape and...
  • Herman Cain campaign in Virginia - Contact info

    10/19/2011 12:06:26 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 2 replies
    The volunteer contact for the Herman Cain campaign in VA is: Laura Ricketts 540-514-1607
  • Open Letter to Herman Cain

    10/19/2011 9:33:06 AM PDT · by grumpa · 81 replies
    self | October 19, 2011 | Charles Meek
    Dear Mr. Cain. It is obvious that you better do something fast to change the perception of your 999 plan. It is a good basic idea but will die a horrible death if you don't answer the sincere objections to it. Below are the objections to the plan along with proposed changes: Objection: The plan is regressive. Solution: Offer personal exemptions to the personal income tax, for example, $4,000 per person. So a family of 4 would not pay tax on the first $16,000 of income. Objection: Having to pay 9% sales tax on the purchase of a new home....
  • Dear Herman Cain: Just Replace 9-9-9 with a Flat Tax

    10/19/2011 10:15:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 144 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/19/2011 | Monte Kuligowski
    Intrigue over the 9-9-9 plan has lifted Herman Cain to the top position (or number-two spot, depending on the poll) among GOP presidential candidates. Of course, Cain's dynamic personality and clear articulation of conservatism are also factors. Nevertheless, without the earthshaking proposal of abolishing the current tax system, Cain would still be a candidate struggling for name recognition from the second tier. With that said, now is the time to ditch the bifurcated plan involving both a flat-rate income tax and a national sales tax. Now is the time for Cain to announce that after consideration of all issues, a...
  • How Does Herman Cain Define ‘Moderate’?

    10/18/2011 10:42:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 114 replies
    The Corner ^ | October 18, 2011 | Kevin D. Williamson
    Herman Cain says the Democrats he has supported in the past were “all moderate Democrats.” I was surprised to find my congressman, Rep. Jose Serrano, on that list. Is he a “moderate Democrat”? Let’s ask National Journal: Serrano has one of the most liberal voting records in the House. Egad. That does not sound like “moderate Democrat” to me. But let’s look at the details: In opposition to Cuban Hispanics in Congress, Serrano has been Fidel Castro’s greatest champion in the House. He has sought repeal of economic sanctions against Cuba. When questions arose about Castro’s future after major surgery...
  • Herman Cain Presses No Compromise Pro-Life View on Abortion

    10/17/2011 9:34:36 AM PDT · by julieee · 85 replies ^ | October 17, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Herman Cain Presses No Compromise Pro-Life View on Abortion Washington, DC -- Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain pressed a no compromise pro-life view on abortion during a weekend interview with Meet The Press, and told host David Gregory he would not support abortion, including in cases of rape or incest.
  • 2012 Presidential Matchups [Cain 43%, Obama 41%]

    10/17/2011 8:41:14 AM PDT · by jakerobins · 131 replies ^ | Monday, October 17, 2011
  • Herman Cain defends '9-9-9' tax plan on 'Meet the Press'

    10/16/2011 11:50:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 135 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 16, 2011 | Brian Bennett
    Herman Cain tested the national spotlight Sunday as the Republican presidential primary’s newest front-runner. Facing tough questions during a 25-minute one-on-one interview on NBC’s "Meet the Press," Cain acknowledged that his plan to simplify the tax code would raise taxes for “some” people and clarified his position that he doesn’t believe abortion should be an option in instances of rape and incest. Scrapping the current federal tax code — which he described as a “10-million-word mess” — would eliminate a host of invisible taxes and eventually reduce prices, Cain said. Some economists have pointed out that Cain’s plan would shift...
  • Cain: I'll challenge Perry for evangelical votes

    10/15/2011 12:25:34 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 113 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | October 15, 2011 | SHANNON McCAFFREY
    HARRIMAN, Tenn. — Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain says he's challenging Gov. Rick Perry for the GOP primary's critical evangelical vote. In an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday, Cain said the Texas governor "thought he had carved out that niche when he didn't own that niche by himself." The Georgia businessman said he doesn't wear his Christian faith "on my forehead" but believes his campaign will do well with religious conservative voters.
  • Why Herman Cain can win

    10/13/2011 8:52:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 13, 2011 | Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake
    Let’s start with this basic fact: Herman Cain isn’t the most likely person to be the Republican nominee for president in 2012. That’s Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts. But, a new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll released late Wednesday suggests that — at least for the moment — a path to victory does exist for the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza. Here’s how — in three easy data points. 1. Cain is already top-tier: Cain has surged to 27 percent in a hypothetical national primary ballot test — up from just 5 percent in an August NBC-WSJ poll. His...
  • NBC/WSJ poll: Cain now leads GOP pack (Cain 27% Romney 23% Perry 16%)

    10/12/2011 4:14:52 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 357 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12 Oct 2011 | Mark Murray
    Fueled by Tea Party supporters, conservatives and high-interest GOP primary voters, former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain now leads the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. snip Cain checks in as the first choice of 27 percent of Republican voters in the poll, followed by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at 23 percent and Perry at 16 percent. After those three, it’s Texas Rep. Ron Paul at 11 percent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent, Bachmann at 5 percent and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman at 3 percent.
  • Herman Cain Leading in New Polls but Still Plenty of Bad News to be Had.

    10/13/2011 7:58:18 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 17 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-13-11 | Curt
    Herman Cain is the frontrunner now and I'm hoping that he is prepared for the onslaught that will surely come. From the PPP poll: Strong Tea Party support has Cain in the driver’s seat nationally, just as he has been on our last four individual state polls. With non-Tea Party Republicans Romney actually leads Cain 29-27. But with the Tea Party crowd Cain is getting 39% with Gingrich at 16%, Perry at 14%, and Romney in 4th place at 13%. Romney doesn’t need to win the Tea Partiers to be the Republican nominee. But he does need to finish better...
  • Wall Street Mobs Play into Herman Cain's Hands

    10/13/2011 5:57:48 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/13/11 | C. Edmund Wright
    If anyone needed more evidence that the stars seem aligned for Herman Cain's campaign for presidency, then I submit the logically challenged Wall Street protestors. The intellectual bankruptcy and childish behavior of the protesters provide a jaw-dropping contrast to Cain, whose "only in America" success story gives breath to his pro-liberty and pro-America message, not to mention his This stark juxtaposition gives Cain a boost simply by its existence. The very nature of the gatherings -- the "Occupy" mobs versus the Tea Party rallies -- give us a glimpse into our collective choice of futures. Imagine: if our nation was...
  • The Missing Piece of 9-9-9

    10/13/2011 5:19:07 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 369 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | October 13, 2011 | Green Lantern
    Herman Cain's "9-9-9" tax reform is attracting enough attention to become the focus of this week's Presidential debate. As a plan for overhauling revenues and unleashing the private sector, it's a bold gambit that shows Cain is willing to take chances and shake up the Capital. The 9 percent business tax is a stroke of genius. It would give us the lowest business rates in the world and would make us the "tax haven" for investment from everywhere. The stock market would barely be able to stay abreast. The 9 percent personal income rate would eliminate all the deductions and...
  • NBC/WSJ Poll: Cain Now Leads GOP Pack

    10/12/2011 5:49:40 PM PDT · by casablanca · 10 replies
    KHQ ^ | 10.12.11 | not named
    MSNBC.COM - Fueled by Tea Party supporters, conservatives and high-interest GOP primary voters, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain now leads the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. And in yet another sign of how volatile the Republican race has been with less than three months until the first nominating contests, the onetime frontrunner, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, has plummeted to third place, dropping more than 20 percentage points since late August. "Cain is the leader ... That's the story," said Democratic pollster Peter D. Hart, who conducted this survey with...
  • Romney can work with "good" Democrats?...What in h%$# is he talking about?...

    10/12/2011 7:47:03 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 52 replies
    Just where does the Ol' Romnster plan on finding good democrats? After everyone of them voted for Obama's healthcare disaster? After they approved all of Obama's road trips to socialism? Get Real Romney!! Stop talking to us like a bunch of 5 year olds! Cain him Herman!...just Cain him....