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  • Herman Cain to launch 9-9-9 bus tour

    01/05/2012 10:42:57 AM PST · by justsaynomore · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/4/11 | Juanna Summers
    Herman Cain’s not a candidate anymore, but he’s launching a new bus tour anyway. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO announced plans to tour the country to raise support for the “9-9-9” plan that was the star of his aborted presidential run, hoping to rally congressional sponsors for his plan to replace the federal Tax Code with a 9 percent corporate tax, 9 percent personal income tax and a 9 percent national sales tax. The one-time Republican front-runner announced his “Cain’s Solutions Revolution” during a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity on Wednesday night. “I started a new movement. The biggest...
  • Herman Cain Still on Top Among Republicans for the GOP Primary Win but Newt Gingrich Surges

    11/21/2011 11:47:25 PM PST · by South40 · 50 replies
    PRNewswire ^ | 11/21/2011
    NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The candidates may be spending Thanksgiving in Iowa or New Hampshire instead of at home this year as the primary calendar quickly comes to an end with just six weeks until the first votes are cast. As noted last month, each month the story line seems to take a new shift, and yet again this month we have another new story with the rise of Newt Gingrich. Among Republicans, one in five (19%) would vote for Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain in the GOP primary while 16% would vote for former Massachusetts Governor...
  • Cain Requests That Justice Elena Kagan Recuse Herself from the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Hearing

    11/17/2011 12:29:05 PM PST · by justsaynomore · 123 replies
    Herman Cain web site ^ | 11/17/11 | Herman Cain/JD Gordon
    Republican presidential candidate and businessman Herman Cain today requested that Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recuse herself from the upcoming Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare. As a political appointee in President Obama’s Justice Department, Justice Kagan strongly advocated for the government takeover of health care and during the bill’s debate, then- Solicitor General Kagan actively supported a government-run system and sent a jubilant email to then-Justice Department colleague Laurence Tribe saying: ““I hear they have the votes, Larry!! Simply amazing.” “I request that Justice Kagan recuse herself immediately from hearing the Obamacare case,” Cain said. “Members of the highest court...
  • Herman Cain says business sector is ‘engine for economic growth’

    11/17/2011 1:44:43 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 16 replies
    Palm Beach Daily News ^ | 16 November 2011 | Michele Dargan, Staff Writer
    If elected president, Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain said Wednesday his top three priorities will be national security, the economy and energy independence. Cain spoke to close to 500 people, who attended the half-hour rally at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Following the rally, Cain attended a private fundraiser at the Palm Beach home of Town Council President David Rosow. Tickets to that event were $999 to hear him speak and $2,500 to have a private meeting and a photo with him. Although the event was scheduled for 5 p.m., Cain took the stage at 6:10 p.m. “We are...
  • Dennis Miller withdrew his endorsement of Herman Cain

    11/16/2011 6:06:25 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 143 replies · 1+ views
    Wednesday November 16, 2011
    On the O'Reilly Factor tonight...Dennis Miller stated "I'm off the Cain Train." after endorsing him and helping Cain do a few fundraisers a couple of months ago.
  • Cain’s campaign on Libya gaffe: He had four hours of sleep last night and was taken out of context

    11/14/2011 8:32:53 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 127 replies
    HotAir ^ | Monday November 14, 2011
    Good enough? “The video is being taken out of context,” said spokesman JD Gordon. “He was taking questions for about 30 to 40 minutes on four hours of sleep. He didn’t say anything wrong or in accurate; it just took him a while to recall the specifics of Libya.” Gordon added, “It just took him a while to gain his bearings.” The clip was posted unedited by the Journal-Sentinel so I don’t know what context he thinks was missing. Is there some context that would explain why he needed the editorial board to remind him whether Obama is pro- or...
  • Fifth Cain woman says she’s not an ‘accuser’

    11/10/2011 11:04:21 AM PST · by ferrgus · 105 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/9/2011 | David Eldridge
    Donna Donella, one of the five women caught up in the charges of sexual harassment being leveled against Herman Cain, said Wednesday she is not an “accuser.” “I take issue with being labeled in the media as 'Accuser No. 5,' ” she said in an interview with The Washington Times-affiliated “America's Morning News” radio program. “I want to make it very clear that Herman Cain never sexually harassed me, I’ve never accused Herman Cain of sexually harassing me. The only reason that I came forward is because I saw behavior, the one day that I met him … that was...
  • I Forgive Herman Cain, the Only Conservative Left

    11/04/2011 2:53:12 AM PDT · by EBH · 51 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11/4/11 | James Lewis
    Judge not, lest ye be judged. Not a bad rule of thumb. Being alive means making mistakes. Growing up means understanding that fact, and taking responsibility. Bad actors never take responsibility. Barack Obama honestly believes he's never made a mistake since getting elected; it's one of the few things I think he really means. Honestly. That's why I kind of like Herman Cain's response to the media thugs. Cain isn't playing their game. I hope he checkmates them, move after move. Never play by their rules. Always set your own rules, or they will kill you. You can see their...
  • LIVE THREAD: Herman Cain speaking LIVE at Americans for Prosperity Foundation: C-SPAN2

    11/04/2011 10:54:09 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 66 replies
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    Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, and Rudy Guiliani speaking LIVE to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation. Mitt's up now..he received very tepid, AND SHORT applause when introduced. Cain will follow, probably about 2PM..
  • Henry Kissinger Digs Cain’s ‘Brilliant’ 'Smoking' Video

    11/04/2011 9:53:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 11/04/2011 | Robert Costa
    Herman Cain huddled with Henry Kissinger in New York on Thursday, discussing foreign policy with the elder statesman. According to Mark Block, Cain’s chief of staff, the former secretary of state also commented on Cain’s notorious campaign video, which shows Block smoking. “Halfway through Mr. Cain’s conversation, Doctor Kissinger turns and points to me and says, ‘That smoking thing you did was brilliant.’ I sat there thinking, Dr. Henry Kissinger just said something I did was brilliant,” Block says. “We all got a good chuckle.” Block adds that Kissinger was impressed by Cain’s questions. “He told him that he meets...
  • National Restaurant Association chairman during Cain’s tenure: ‘It’s a hatchet job’

    11/03/2011 5:23:10 PM PDT · by martosko · 45 replies · 2+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/03/2011 | David Martosko
    In an interview with The Daily Caller, former National Restaurant Association board chairman Joseph Fassler offered a firm defense of GOP presidential front-runner Herman Cain, along with an explanation for how Washington’s best kept secret — the identities of Cain’s sexual-harassment accusers — was also kept from the association’s board. “The accusations? It’s a hatchet job, in my opinion,” Fassler told TheDC from his Phoenix, Ariz. office. “My gut tells me it’s a hatchet job. He gets a lead, he gets some traction, and the next thing you know, here come these allegations. It’s sad.”
  • AMAZING MUST-WATCH VIDEO: Herman Cain Just Broke Into Song At The National Press Club

    10/31/2011 3:28:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/31/2011 | Grace Wyler and Zeke Miller
    Herman Cain may be the only presidential candidate in history to actually benefit from a sex scandal. Just hours after Politico broke a story about accusations of sexual harassment against Cain, the former Godfather's Pizza CEO killed it during a luncheon speech at the National Press Club. And then to top it all off, he SANG. After very little prompting to reprise his "Imagine There's No Pizza" performance at the Omaha Press Club, Cain launched into a surprisingly beautiful rendition of the Christian hymn "He Looked Beyond My Faults" — an interesting choice given the sex scandal. CLICK ABOVE LINK...
  • Herman Cain Adds Big Names to Florida Campaign Team

    10/25/2011 1:53:55 PM PDT · by drewh · 36 replies
    Tampa ^ | 10/25/11
    Look for an announcement soon about some top-tier political talent joining Herman Cain's Florida campaign team. Statewide chairs: Former St. Petersburg Mayor (and Mitt Romney supporter) Rick Baker; former State Sen. (and expected Rick Perry supporter) Carey Baker; former Jeb Bush chief Kathleen Shanahan; state Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood. Tampa-based media consultant Adam Goodman is a senior strategist and media adviser and Arlene DiBenigno, a veteran of Jeb Bush, Charlie Crist, and Rick Scott campaigns, is another senior strategist. Deborah Cox-Roush, former state GOP vice chairwoman and Hillsborough County Republican chairwoman - she resigned as county chair today - is...
  • Hume on Cain: Smoking campaign ad ‘sheer oddness,’ attacks on Rove ‘another odd thing to say’

    10/25/2011 11:03:45 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 66 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 25 Oct 2011 | Jeff Poor
    On Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday, network senior political analyst Brit Hume attempted to make sense of recent “odd” decisions by GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, including accusing GOP campaign strategist Karl Rove of picking on him and releasing a web ad of his chief of staff touting Cain’s accomplishments while smoking a cigarette. The unconventional web ad is “sort of a metaphor for the Cain campaign,” Hume said. “You can never quite figure out what the guy is quite up to. You know, if he were a conventional candidate he would be campaigning in Iowa and New...
  • Herman Cain Sings an Ode to Pizza

    10/21/2011 12:35:16 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 2 replies
    Herman Cain Sings an Ode to Pizza (Video)

    10/21/2011 10:57:17 AM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 70 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct, 20th 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    Last December, GOP presidential contender Herman Cain penned an interesting article about Jesus Christ that has been resurrected (no pun intended) and is getting some attention in the blogosphere. Published just five days before Christmas, the piece claims that Jesus was “a perfect conservative” and that “he…changed the world for the better.” In his article, Cain goes on to explain, though, the reasons why he believes that to be true. He writes: He helped the poor without one government program. He healed the sick without a government health care system. He [fed] the hungry without food stamps. And everywhere He...
  • Time Magazine Asks: 'Is Herman Cain the Most Unctuous Black Man Alive?'

    10/21/2011 5:35:58 AM PDT · by tutstar · 131 replies
    News Busters ^ | 10 20 2011 | Tim Graham
    The author who calls himself simply Toure -- a regular guest on MSNBC, and before that on CNN -- is throwing rhetorical bricks at Herman Cain for Time magazine. His article is headlined "Is Herman Cain the Most Unctuous Black Man Alive? Why the Hermanator experience is making me sick." Toure compared Cain to a circus clown, called him a "buffoon," compared him to "rancid, spoiled, stinky, curdled milk" and dissed him (in the liberal mind) by calling him "the Black Sarah Palin." In the midst of that, he somehow scolds Cain for "sinking to teenage-level disses." He began: This...
  • Spike Lee Ridicules Herman Cain: ‘Negro, Please’

    10/20/2011 11:02:44 PM PDT · by This Just In · 57 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | October 19, 2011 | John Nolte
    Spike Lee Ridicules Herman Cain: ‘Negro, Please’ Posted By John Nolte On October 19, 2011 @ 3:22 pm In Celebrity News, Politics | 147 Comments The New York Times piece Lee refers to here is the most appalling piece of race-baiting I’ve read in years. You can read my write-up about it at Big Journalism [1]. The reaction the Times was looking for is exactly this kind of thing from Spike Lee.
  • (Live Thread) Republican Presidential Debate #8 Oct. 18, 2011 Nevada 8 P.M. EDT CNN

    10/18/2011 4:37:49 PM PDT · by kristinn · 2,318 replies
    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | Kristinn/ newzjunkey
    Broadcast on: CNNBroadcast time: 8pm EDT/5pm PDT The Candidates: Michele Bachmann Bachmann is serving her 3rd full term in the U.S. House. Founder of the House Tea Party Caucus, worked as a tax attorney, and was a foster mother for 23 teenagers. She is a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Herman Cain Cain is the former chief executive of Godfather's Pizza and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He lost the Georgia Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in 2004. He was recently the host of Atlanta-based radio show. Newt Gingrich...
  • Herman Cain's Foreign Policy

    10/16/2011 5:30:33 PM PDT · by shortey22 · 32 replies · 2+ views
    Foreign Policy ^ | October 16, 2011 | Daniel W. Drezner
    It took me a couple of hours of reading, cogitation, and regurgitation to critique Mitt Romney's foreign policy positions. Clearly, I didn't think it was perfect, or even all that good in many places. But, I had to assess it, mull over the content... you know, think. Now, I desperately want to be an equal opportunity blogger, and at this point Herman Cain appears to be the co-frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination. Sure, I've had my fun with him in the past, and he has no shortage of foreign policy gaffes, but I figured that impromptu utterances during debates...