The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Ron Paul, Basketball Star? Watch Him Dribble Paul Krugman, Shoot 3-Pointer.

by Smitty This is just excellent. Ron Paul actually walks back his position in End the Fed, which is highly interesting. Krugman, you miserable eclownomist, just retire: “I don’t believe in monetary policies that perpetuate depression.” Yes, you do. Fool. via Red Alexandria

FEC Reports: Gingrich Campaign Ended March With More Than $4.3 Million Debt UPDATE: ‘State of Confusion’ Over Gingrich’s North Carolina Schedule

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign finished March with debts of more than $4.3 million, according to his report released to the Federal Election Commisssion today. Gingrich’s monthly fundraising fell by 35% in March, declining to $1.7 million from the $2.6 million he raised in February, but his campaign’s spending declined more slowly, to $2.0 million […]

Nate Silver, the Experts and … Me

From Matt Welch’s article about dinosaur media: In 2008, a 30-year-old baseball stat nerd looked at the reams of public research product churned out by the nation’s 1,500-plus daily newspapers, and concluded that, though “there is nearly as much data as there is for first basemen,” the “understanding has lagged behind.” So Nate Silver launched […]

LOUISIANA PRIMARY RESULTS HQ: Santorum Wins by Wide Margin

HARAHAN, Louisiana UPDATE 9:29 p.m. CT: While the exit polls had indicated a double-digit margin for Rick Santorum, few suspected that he could beat Mitt Romney here by more than 20 points but, with 65% of precincts reporting, it’s Santorum 49% to Romney’s 26%. Santorum staffers here say they don’t expect that margin to shrink […]

Newt Attacks Santorum at Red State: Gingrich’s Bankrupt Narcissism

“Newt Gingrich has more debt than cash on hand, according to the FEC report he will file today. . . . Gingrich continues to carry $1.55 million in debt and the cash flow has evidently slowed. . . . [T]here are already complaints in the extended Gingrich universe about unpaid bills. . . . Gingrich’s […]

Ron Paul Raised $3.27 Million in February

Ron Paul’s campaign was the first GOP candidate to file his required Federal Election Commission report for February, and the Texas congressman reported that he raised $3,271,369.74 last month. Paul’s campaign spent slightly more ($3.5 million) than it took in during Feburary, and finished the month with about $1.4 million cash on hand. However, his campaign […]

MISSOURI GONE WILD: Caucuses Disrupted by Ron Paul Supporters

Libertarians or anarchists? The NY Times reports, you decide: ST. PETERS, Mo. — Voters here in St. Charles County may not get a say in who will be the next Republican presidential nominee after a disorderly caucus on Saturday caused organizers to adjourn before delegates were selected. The unrest began as the caucus at Francis […]

While We Were Out, Rush Limbaugh Apologized and Romney Won the Washington State GOP Caucuses

The entire crew of the blog — me, Smitty and Wombat — left home yesterday evening to attend the “Remember Breitbart” event in D.C., and got back home in the wee a.m. hours. Meanwhile, Rush Limbaugh issued this statement: For over 20 years, I have illustrated the absurd with absurdity, three hours a day, five […]

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