By Tom Quiner Mitt Romney and the Republican Establishment (RE) are doing grave damage to the Grand Old Party. Mr. Romney has spent $17 million in Florida alone with a single thrust: to smear Newt Gingrich. Gingrich has spent about $5 million to defend himself and counterpunch against the Romney assault, an assault joined by…

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By Tom Quiner I ran across this poster on Facebook today with this question:  “Is this poster libelous?” In other words, is it false, and does it bring President Obama into disrepute? You may think that former President Bush was subjected to much worse. But he had a much healthier respect for the First Amendment…

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By Tom Quiner Prior to last week, this year’s presidential sweepstakes was going to pivot on two issues: the economy and fairness. President Obama cannot run on his record, because the economy is not recovering from the recession in a normal way. Although the economy is growing, it is growing at a snail’s pace. And…

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By Tom Quiner From 1980 to 1988, there were 1 million deaths due to the Iran/Iraq war. From 1980 to 1988, there were 14 million deaths in the U.S. due to abortion. Before the U.S./Iraq war began, there were an estimated 270 mass graves in Iraq. It is estimated that those graves hold the bodies…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0cA1_qF1Cg&feature=youtu.be] In an era when the president is single-handedly requiring Catholics to pay for abortifacients for their employees, we need to find a way to keep our sanity. Humor is one way. Laughter is the only way to keep us from crying. To that end, Quiner’s Diner is once again proud to…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgODzUMscZ8] James Farentino died on Tuesday. The actor appeared in over a hundred roles in the movies, on television, and on stage. I liked the characters he played. He was always compelling to watch on screen. There is a single role, though, that stood above all of his other performances. That was…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuoTU0cdA00] The world is focused on the president’s State of the Union address last night. This speech came the day after hundreds of thousands people marched and prayed for the dignity of human life right in his own backyard. The president ignored this March for Life. So did the New York Times.…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rhiq1Gclybo&feature=player_embedded] The president gave his State of the Union address. He says the “time is now” to make change. The Tea Party movement agrees, only the change they call for is far different than what the president wants. The Tea Party calls for: 1. A budget. It has been 1000 days since…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=En1z2FbxoXc&feature=player_embedded] Small business is the backbone of our economy. Ninety-nine percent of all employer firms have fewer than five-hundred employees. They employe more than half of all private sector employees and pay 44% of all private payroll. They have generated 64% of all net new jobs over the past fifteen years. In…

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