By James Hirsen


Iowans Weigh Ideology against Electability


Iowans love going up first in the electoral sport of ours and have done so since 1972. The Hawkeye State maintains its place at the head of the presidential primary line courtesy of a state law, which requires that Iowa’s caucuses take place before any other states engage. Securing such a position is not merely about some sort of collective ego or possessing bragging rights should the eventual chosen leader of the free world be a caucus winner. The campaign staff and media personnel that swarm the state provide a significant lift to the local economy. [more...]



Actress Ellen Barkin Predicts Police State if Obama Loses Election

Ellen Barkin recently used her Twitter account to offer a prediction. As the veteran Hollywood actress sees it, in the event anyone other than President Barack Obama wins the general presidential election, a police state will ensue. Barkin was evidently upset with some members of the New York Police Department for allegedly having pushed her as she was out on the Big Apple streets on New Year’s Day. She blamed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others, tweeting, “[Expletive] all of u, Bloomberg & every1 goose-stepping behind u. I cannot believe what I am seeing. U protect nothing. U ARE the violence in my city.” [more...]



Kelly Clarkson’s Album Sales Soar After Endorsing Ron Paul


After former “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson expressed support on Twitter for Ron Paul and was castigated via the social media for having done so, her album sales spiked upward. The singer tweeted, “I love Ron Paul. I liked him a lot during the last Republican nomination and no one gave him a chance. If he wins the nomination for the Republican Party in 2012 he’s got my vote. Too bad he probably won’t.” Clarkson added, “I am a Republican but I actually voted Democrat last election. Ron Paul is about letting people decide, not the government. I am for this.” [more...]

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