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Is Rick Perry’s abortion stance dangerous?

The Politico Arena:  Rick Perry has announced that he no longer supports abortion in any case, including rape and incest, CBS News reports. http://bit.ly/t68Ta7 Perry said he was moved by a woman who appeared in former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s … Continue reading

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The Rich Answer Harshly (Prov. 18:23)

The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly (Proverbs 18:23). “Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.” (Proverbs 19) These verses from Proverbs are apt descriptions of the tenor of … Continue reading

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Caine mutiny: Will new disclosure sink his ship?

Politico reported this afternoon that Sharon Bialek, a woman who worked at a foundation connected to the National Restaurant Association in 1996 and 1997, told reporters at a press conference in New York that Herman Cain had inappropriately touched her when … Continue reading

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The Arena: Can Herman Cain Survive?

The Arena: – Ex-Assemb. Michael Benjamin Bio. Can Herman Cain survive? It’s a privately settled matter. Herman Cain should address it as a settled personal matter. He should state that sexual harassment in the workplace should not be tolerated and … Continue reading

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On Race, New York Between A Rock And A Hard Place

On Race, New York Between A Rock And A Hard Place. This month’s frenzy over the racially offensive name of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hunting camp amused me. No, we can’t be a postracial society if we avoid honest discussions … Continue reading

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Is Mitt Romney a Serious Challenge For Obama? — FOXNEWS.com

Romney A Serious Challenge To Obama? | New York Daily News Yes, said ex-Assemblyman Michael Benjamin on Fox last night, batting for the Democrats in a debate over a debate… This week’s GOP debate, that is: Appearing on FoxNews.Com webcast, … Continue reading

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“Poisonous language doesn’t advance our cause.”

At the Values Voter Summit in D.C. over the weekend Baptist minister Robert Jeffress called Mormonism a “cult,” causing the biggest explosion of questions about Mitt Romney‘s faith so far this presidential cycle. Jeffress supports Rick Perry for the Republican nomination, and … Continue reading

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Rick Perry and Niggerhead Camp

POLITICO Arena: Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Sunday the racially charged name of Texas Gov. Rick Perry‘s one-time hunting camp is “very insensitive.” A Washington Post story includes various eyewitness accounts of a rock at the Texas property on which the … Continue reading

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Who won the GOP presidential debate?

On Wednesday night after the GOP Presidential debate at the Reagan Library, Politico asked Arena participants, Who won or lost? Who did better or worse than expected? Michael Benjamin responded: The debate was much more toned down than I anticipated. … Continue reading

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Has the media been unfair to Ron Paul?

Today from Politico’s Arena: Presidential candidate Ron Paul finished only 152 votes behind winner Michele Bachmann in the Ames Straw Poll, yet he’s received almost no credit for it in media reports. http://politi.co/ottdCB With the exception of two newspapers, most … Continue reading

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