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  • Cain VS UnStable

    11/02/2011 10:40:13 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 17 replies
    11/2/2011 | Me
    Hmmmm, Cain vs. Unstable. Such a tough decision. We are at war for our own country and well being., the line has been drawn. Where will you stand?
  • Cain smoking ad brings flood of donations

    10/29/2011 10:00:12 AM PDT · by freespirited · 187 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/28/11 | Justin Sink
    While Herman Cain's viral Web ad — in which chief of staff Mark Block pointedly takes a drag from a cigarette after extolling the presidential candidate's virtues — might have raised eyebrows among political strategists and heckles in Internet comment sections, the ad seems to have also raised the rate at which the insurgent campaign is bringing in fundraising dollars. Cain has brought in nearly $2 million within the last week alone, nearly doubling his weekly returns earlier this month, his campaign told The Wall Street Journal. By contrast, Cain only brought in $2.8 million over the entire third quarter....
  • Confident Cain: In it to Win it, Not Get a TV show (Cain predicts he will win SC)

    10/29/2011 4:19:11 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 29, 2011 | by Lexi Stemple
    Fresh off another straw poll win, GOP presidential contender Herman Cain said Saturday he will win the South Carolina primary, and finish first or second in Iowa and New Hampshire. The Atlanta businessman has been hit hard for not focusing on the early primary states during this election season. And this bold prediction came during a two-day swing through Alabama that included an appearance at the Western Alabama Republican Assembly straw poll and a Samford University football game. Cain told reporters at Samford University he won't be "dialing down" his schedule, but his campaign will be more deliberate when they...
  • Cain Goes Big

    10/29/2011 2:28:59 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 118 replies · 1+ views
    NRO ^ | 10/28/11 | Robert Costa
    October 28, 2011 1:00 P.M. Cain Goes Big His top advisers plot a path to the nomination. Mark Block and Linda Hansen, Herman Cain’s senior advisers, tell National Review Online that Cain will soon hold a series of “major town-hall meetings” in early primary states.
  • Herman Cain tops Mitt Romney in latest CBS/NYT poll

    10/25/2011 5:16:12 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 146 replies ^ | 10/25/11 | Corbett B. Daly
    Businessman Herman Cain is now atop the field of Republican White House hopefuls, squeaking past former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the latest CBS News/New York Times poll. Cain garnered 25 percent support of Republican primary voters in the poll released Tuesday, compared to Romney's 21 percent. In early October, the two men were tied at 17 percent.
  • Herman Cain says poor won’t pay ’9-9-9 income tax

    10/21/2011 12:29:30 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 93 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/21/11 | Alex Pappas
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said on Friday that poor Americans will not have to pay the 9 percent flat income tax under his now-famous “9-9-9” tax reform plan. During a speech in front of a vacant train depot in Detroit, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO staunchly defended his signature tax proposal from critics who say it will raise taxes for lower-income Americans. Cain’s plan would throw out the current tax system in favor of a 9 percent corporate tax, a 9 percent income tax and a new 9 percent national sales tax. He said Friday that poor people under...
  • Cain Up by Double-Digits in Iowa (Univ. of Iowa Poll) released 10/21/11

    10/21/2011 12:09:14 PM PDT · by Fred · 211 replies
    Univ of Iowa ^ | 102111 | Univ of Iowa
    Cain 37% Romney 27% Ron Paul 12% Perry 6% 86% say they're somewhat or very satisfied with the current GOP field. Univ of Iowa Poll Press Release 102111
  • 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus (Cain 28% Romney 21% Paul 10%)

    10/20/2011 9:18:58 AM PDT · by justsaynomore · 210 replies
    Rasmussen ^ | 10/20/11 | Rasmussen
    Thursday, October 20, 2011 Reflecting national trends, businessman Herman Cain has now jumped to the front of the Republican pack in Iowa. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Iowa caucus-goers shows that Cain is in front with 28% followed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 21%. Congressman Ron Paul is a distant third at 10% followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 9%, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann at 8%, and Texas Governor Rick Perry at 7%. The sixth place finish for Perry is a sharp decline from early September when Perry was the frontrunner both nationally and...
  • Scarborough Lashes Out at Cain and Bachmann (Establishment lashing out against conservatives)

    10/18/2011 1:33:14 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 22 replies
    MRC ^ | October 18th | Scott Whitlock
    JOE SCARBOROUGH: What's wrong with a political party that Michele Bachmann takes the lead and Herman Cain takes the lead and we could go through all the other people that have taken the lead? ... I don't mean to insult anybody here, but it's very obvious watching Herman Cain or Michele Bachmann-- not Michele Bachmann quite as much as Sarah Palin-- and others that have gone to the top of this race. They don't even understand basic policy, basic economics, basic foreign policy. You watch them in the debate and you can figure that out. But, they're in first place....
  • PPP (D) Ohio 2012 GOP Primary Survey (Cain 34%, Romney 19%, Gingrich 14%, Paul 7%)

    10/18/2011 1:47:02 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 88 replies ^ | 10.18.11 | staff
    PPP (D) Ohio 2012 GOP Primary Survey Herman Cain 34% [10%] (13%) Mitt Romney 19% [20%] (23%) Newt Gingrich 14% [8%] (16%) Ron Paul 7% [8%] (13%) Michele Bachmann 6% [14%] (11%) Rick Perry 5% [21%] Jon Huntsman 1% [1%] (0%) Rick Santorum 1% Gary Johnson 0% Someone else/Not sure 12% [16%] (18%)   Would you say you are strongly committed to that candidate, or might you end up supporting someone else? Strongly committed to that candidate 29%Might end up supporting someone else 71% Second Choice Herman Cain 17% Newt Gingrich 14% Mitt Romney 13% Michele Bachmann 11% Rick Perry...
  • IBOPE Zogby Poll (Cain 45%, Romney 21%, Rick Perry 7%, Bachmann, 1%)

    10/17/2011 10:45:03 AM PDT · by justsaynomore · 193 replies · 1+ views
    Zogby ^ | 10/17/11 | Corry Schiermeyer
    Obama Approval 43% & 39% Say He Deserves 2nd Term UTICA, NY--Herman Cain is now the runaway leader among Republican presidential primary voters with 45%, more than twice that of second-place Mitt Romney (21%). Rick Perry, who led with 41% in late August, has fallen to 7%, and Michele Bachmann, who led in June and July, now gets just 1%. President Barack Obama's approval rating among all voters is 43%, and the percentage saying he deserves re-election is 39%. These results are from an IBOPE Zogby interactive poll conducted from Oct. 11-14. Cain appears to have won support of voters...
  • Herman Cain’s deep ties to Koch brothers key to campaign

    10/16/2011 7:49:20 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 26 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 1/16/2011 | AP Linked
    IOWA CITY, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has cast himself as the outsider, the pizza magnate with real-world experience who will bring fresh ideas to the nation’s capital. But Cain’s economic ideas, support and organization have close ties to two billionaire brothers who bankroll right-leaning causes through their group Americans for Prosperity. Cain’s campaign manager and a number of aides have worked for Americans for Prosperity, or AFP, the advocacy group founded with support from billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, which lobbies for lower taxes and less government regulation and spending. Cain credits a businessman who served...
  • Cain goes right after Romney in heated campaign

    10/15/2011 10:13:14 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 86 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | Sunday, October 16, 2011 | Hillary Chabot
    A pumped-up Herman Cain is promising a rock ’em, sock ’em takedown of Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney, saying he’s already got the Bay State governor on the run and can deliver a knockout at Tuesday night’s debate because voters “can’t get excited about (Romney’s) leadership.” “He got a little defensive last time, so he knows Herman is going to come after him,” Cain said during a phone interview with the Herald yesterday. “We are in a contest here. We are in a battle.” Cain, who has surged to the front of the crowded Republican presidential pack, already locked on...
  • Cain: Romney not a 'staunch conservative'

    10/15/2011 10:18:50 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | October 14, 2011 | Alexander Burns
    Herman Cain took a swipe at Mitt Romney's health care record Friday, telling radio host Michael Smerconish that the on-and-off GOP frontrunner isn't a "staunch conservative." Here's how Cain responded when Smerconish asked if he would agree with Rush Limbaugh that Romney's not a "true conservative": I don’t think he’s a staunch conservative because he’s changed his position on too many things over the years. The other thing is, if you just look at Romneycare in Massachusetts, no matter how much he tries to pretend that it was supposed to be good for Massachusetts, a conservative would never have signed...
  • Cain Proposes Electrified Border Fence

    10/15/2011 4:18:53 PM PDT · by VinL · 906 replies
    Pravda- NY Times Division ^ | 10/15/11 | Wyatt
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Saturday that part of his immigration policy would be to build an electrified fence on the country’s border with Mexico that could kill people trying to enter the country illegally... Mr. Cain added that he also would consider using military troops “with real guns and real bullets” on the border to stop illegal immigration. The remarks were among the most pointed yet by Mr. Cain about illegal immigration, and they come as he is enjoying a surge in national political polls on the back of his victory in a recent Florida straw poll.. It...
  • Japanese Language News Coverage Takes Off Re: HERMAN CAIN Campaign Phenomenon (My Translations)

    10/13/2011 1:40:41 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 24 replies
    Starting with the "top of the fold" Japanese Version of the daily "Wall Street Journal", the Japanese vernacular press is brimming full of articles mentioning Herman Cain is the new front runner in the GOP race for the party's nomination for 2012. This news seems to have exploded overnight.It will be quite a task to translate all these in full. Here are some representative samples from today I saw, using "Google Japan (News)". I shall endeavor to provide a URL link and title translation for just a segment of them, which have all appeared in the last 48 hours, particularly...
  • In spotlight, Herman Cain survives Attacks

    10/12/2011 4:56:29 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 155 replies ^ | 10/12/11 | Staff
    Herman Cain woke up Tuesday to another day of soaring polling numbers, showing him moving into second place behind Mitt Romney and pushing Rick Perry out of the spotlight. The day ended with the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO under attack from his rivals, both on stage and in a series of post-debate press releases meant to tear him down. But from his new center-stage spot next to Mitt Romney, Cain calmly weathered every jab from them, the moderators and even the Democrats, walking out from the Dartmouth auditorium having done little to hurt his standing.
  • Cain's '9-9-9' tax reform plan under fire from both left and right

    10/09/2011 3:42:28 PM PDT · by Clairity · 174 replies
    The Hill ^ | Oct 9, 2011 | Bernie Becker
    With Herman Cain surging up Republican presidential polls in recent weeks, his plan to dramatically overhaul the tax code is starting to attract questions - even from fellow conservatives. But conservatives have a different concern - that Cain's plan to install a 9 percent national sales tax, paired with income and corporate taxes at that same rate, would give Democrats a brand new tax stream to try to squeeze out more revenue. Even Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), while saying there is a lot to like about the 9-9-9 plan, says the idea could give liberals a chance...
  • How To Know Whether Cain Is Able

    10/06/2011 6:04:26 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 24 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 6, 2011, 6:00 pm | Nate Silver
    Depending on how you slice the numbers, Herman Cain may now be leading, or tied for the lead, in polls of Republican primary voters.
  • With Sarah out, which conservative candidate has the best shot of knocking out Romney and Obama?

    10/05/2011 5:06:47 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 435 replies
    vanity poll | Oct 5, 2011 | Jim Robinson
    My personal favorites are: 1) Bachmann 2) Cain 3) perry Cannot get excited about Gingrich or Santorum.
  • Poll: Cain Overtakes Romney With GOP Primary Voters

    10/05/2011 12:29:18 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 177 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10/4/11 | David Patten
    A Newsmax/InsiderAdvantage poll shows businessman and radio talk-host Herman Cain now leading former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney among likely GOP primary voters in the fight for the 2012 Republican nomination. The exclusive poll, taken in the past 24 hours, shows Cain vaulting Romney 26 percent to 24 percent. The poll has a margin of error of 4.4 percent. Several other polls show similar results, establishing Cain as the new grass-roots frontrunner deadlocked with Romney, the establishment Republican choice. A new CBS poll showed Cain and Romney deadlocked, with each candidate garnering 17 percent of the vote. And a Quinnipiac University...
  • Cain Wins Near-Majority in Presidential Straw Poll of National Federation of Republican Women

    10/03/2011 5:28:48 AM PDT · by Isara · 129 replies
    NFRW ^ | October 2, 2011 | NFRW
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In a presidential straw poll taken at the National Federation of Republican Women’s (NFRW) 36th Biennial Convention on Oct. 1, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain took a near-majority of the vote. Cain received 48.9 percent of the 505 total votes cast, with Rick Perry placing a distant second and Mitt Romney placing third. The poll featured nine Republican presidential candidates. ... Herman Cain – 48.9% Rick Perry – 14.1% Mitt Romney – 13.3% Newt Gingrich – 12.5% Rick Santorum – 6.9% Michele Bachmann – 1.4% Ron Paul – 0.6% Gary Johnson – 0.4% Jon Huntsman –...
  • Perry Not up to Primetime,’ Says Cain

    09/30/2011 9:55:06 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 95 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 26th | Susan Archer
    Herman Cain continues to make the media rounds today after his first- place finish at the Florida Straw Poll Saturday. Cain spoke with Megyn Kelly on "America Live," explaining how he was able to beat the 'media-proclaimed" frontrunners in Florida. Using far fewer resources, including a rented bus, he was able to crush Rick Perry and Mitt Romney by more than double. He credits his 9-9-9 plan as something that resonated with voters across the Sunshine State. Despite Cain's win, focus has shifted to Rick Perry, with Cain's win being labeled a protest against Perry and the state of the...
  • Fox News Poll: GOP Race Top Tier Now Romney, Perry and Cain

    09/28/2011 4:39:03 PM PDT · by America_Right · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 28, 2011 | Dana Blanton
    Three September debates have shaken-up the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Herman Cain has jumped into the top tier. Rick Perry’s stumbled. Mitt Romney's holding steady. And Michele Bachmann is hitting bottom. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. The new poll found Cain’s support has nearly tripled among GOP primary voters to 17 percent. That’s up from 6 percent before this month’s debates, and puts him in what is essentially a three-way tie with Perry and Romney. Read more:
  • 2012 Presidential Matchups Obama 39% Cain 34%

    09/28/2011 9:43:46 AM PDT · by Rudder · 78 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | Rasmussen
    Herman Cain did well in last week’s GOP debate and won a decisive straw poll victory in Florida, but his numbers in a general election match-up against President Obama are little changed. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds that Obama earns 39% support while Cain attracts 34%. In that match-up, 14% prefer some other candidate, and 14% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) A month ago, the president led Cain by seven percentage points. In March Obama held an 18 point advantage over the businessman and talk show host. Data released...
  • Herman Cainisms, Freepers please add to the list

    09/27/2011 2:13:54 PM PDT · by pwatson · 56 replies
    These are what I have collected from Freepers today: “Yes We Cain”... “Cain’s Crackers!” Crackers for Cain (Cain for President - Because I Like The Content of His Character!) Honkies for Herman! Hermanator Batten down the hatches boys! We be in for a HermanCain! Cain Mutiny!
  • CNN Poll: Perry still at top but Romney stronger vs. Obama

    09/26/2011 9:09:00 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 337 replies
    CNN politics ^ | 9/26/11 | cnn political unit
    According to the survey, which was released Monday, 28 percent of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP say they support Perry as their party's presidential nominee, with Romney at 21 percent. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is at ten percent, with Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who's making his third bid for the White House, former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, all at seven percent. The poll indicates that Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is at four percent, with former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania at three...
  • Breaking: Florida Straw Poll Results: Herman Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll

    09/24/2011 2:56:10 PM PDT · by tutstar · 499 replies
    hot air pundit ^ | 9 24 2011 | hot air pundit
    Results Herman Cain 37% Perry 15% Romney 14%
  • Herman Cain wins Florida straw poll in stunning victory; Rick Perry in deep trouble

    09/24/2011 5:24:39 PM PDT · by iowamark · 446 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 09\24\2011 | Marc Caputo and Alex Leary
    From the bottom of the polls to the top of the pack, businessman Herman Cain won the Republican Party of Florida’s nationally watched presidential straw poll Saturday in a sign that frontrunner Rick Perry is in deep trouble. Cain’s victory with 37 percent of the vote was a major defeat for Perry, the frontrunner in Florida and national polls, who garnered only 15 percent after wooing the nearly 3,000 party faithful with a free breakfast and mailers. The vote also showed how soft Republican support is for Mitt Romney, who came in third with 14 percent. Unlike Perry, though, he...