By Tom Quiner My fair state has given us much to chew on after last night’s Caucuses. A few reactions … Negative campaigning pays. Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and their pressure groups launched a focused smear campaign on former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. It worked. Mr. Gingrich lost half of his support in…

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By Tom Quiner My wife, son, and wheel-chair laden mother-in-law will head to Hillis Elementary School tonight for the Iowa Caucuses. This is the biggest caucus of any of our lives. For my 20 year old son, it is his first. For my 87 year old mother-in-law, perhaps her last. The stakes are huge. America…

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By Tom Quiner In my previous post, I presented five myths that worked there way through the nation’s media last year. I barely scratched the surface. Here are five more: MYTH #6: America suffers from consumer inequality. This is the natural extension of the 1% vs the 99% argument made by the Occupy Wall Street…

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By Tom Quiner There is only one way Republicans can beat President Obama next year. They must run a pro-growth campaign. Ronald Reagan did it so beautifully. He appealed to the proven track record of American free markets, limited government and taxation, and the glory of entrepreneurship, which is essentially the exact opposite of the…

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By Tom Quiner This is part two of a discussion of Barack Obama’s trustworthiness compared to Newt Gingrich’s. To my many liberal friends reading this, I’d like to explain my rationale for writing this post. As you know, I am a fan of Newt Gingrich. I think he would make a great president, and I…

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By Tom Quiner I had lunch yesterday with my favorite liberal friend. He voted for Barack Obama for President. He will most likely vote for him again. I asked him about Newt Gingrich. He said he could never vote for Mr. Gingrich because he broke his marriage vows. Quiner’s Diner has suggested in a previous…

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By Maggie Dewitte, Executive Director, Iowans for LIFE Last evening at the Des Moines, IA premiere of the new pro-life documentary Gift of Life with Governor Mike Huckabee, flyers were placed on cars outside the event.  The flyers had disparaging remarks about presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.  The flyers also claimed to be  “Authorized and Paid…

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By Tom Quiner The negative campaigning begins. A group calling themselves Iowa Pro-Life Action is making robo calls suggesting that Newt Gingrich is not pro life. The Executive Director of Iowa Right to Life, the largest pro life group in the state, set the record straight with a press release today. Jenifer Bowen said: “A…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Jzno_apP1Q&feature=player_embedded] Newt Gingrich represents robust conservatism. Mitt Romney represents mellow moderation. That’s how I see it based on their respective records. Mr. Romney has a splendid resume, but he’s a manager, not a visionary, a technocrat, not a general who will lead the charge against the radical liberalism choking America to death.…

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By Tom Quiner Newt Gingrich is the most interesting candidate in the field. Love him or hate him, you’re going to listen to him and talk about about what he is saying. I’ve gathered together comments from reader’s of this blog post regarding Speaker Gingrich. A Des Moines attorney who was a Pawlenty backer this…

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