42: Thank God for Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey

“42” Shows Us The Greatness That Is Jackie Robinson & Branch Rickey

October 1, 2020 Jennifer Williams 0

Starting today, probably the biggest baseball story of the last century is being re-told in your local movie theater… via a little baseball film simply called 42.  What does a baseball movie have to do with Politisite, you might say?  A lot actually.  Jackie Robinson, the amazing wall-breaker of Major League Baseball is a man who many don’t know much about except for what he did at the ripe age […]

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Congressman Moran or Moron? GOP won because of Racism

January 28, 2011 Politisite 0

Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) is once again drawing attention for making controversial comments to the media, after the told the Arab television network Alhurra that the GOP won in November because many Americans don’t want a black president. In the interview, which has been flagged by the Weekly Standard and The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin, Moran said that Democratic losses in the 2010 elections … … happened because […]

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Gallup: GOP Net Positive Favorability for First Time Since 2005

January 27, 2011 Politisite 0

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans’ opinions of the Republican Party have improved to the point where now more have a favorable than unfavorable opinion of the party. The last time more Americans viewed the GOP more positively than negatively was in 2005. These results are based on a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted Jan. 14-16. For the early part of the 2000s, Americans had a net-positive image of the Republican Party. That […]

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New Hampshire GOP 2012 Election Straw Poll Results

January 22, 2011 Politisite 0

Here are the results from the WMUR, ABC News, NH GOP 2012 Straw Poll that was conducted today at the NH GOP annual meeting held at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. Nearly 500 republicans were eligible to vote, and 273 of them cast ballots. Straw Poll Results: 1 Mitt Romney Former Massachusetts Governor 35% 2 Ron Paul Texas Congressman 11% 3 Tim Pawlenty Former Minnesota Governor 8% 4 Sarah Palin Former […]

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Arizona Shooting Victim arrested for Death Threat

January 15, 2011 Politisite 0

Merely a week after a crazed gunman shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head and left several others dead and wounded at a local political event, a Tea Party spokesman in the same area received a public death threat at a town hall meeting– from one of Jared Loughner’s victims. Local station KGUN is reporting that Eric Fuller a 63-year-old military veteran who was shot in the back last Saturday […]

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Rudy, Rudy, Rudy Giuliani in 2012?

January 7, 2011 Politisite 0

Confident that he’d have a chance to win, Rudy Giuliani is rounding up his top political advisers for a possible 2012 presidential run, sources tell Page Six. Sources say the tough-talking former mayor “thinks the Republican race will be populated with far-right candidates like Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee, and there’s opportunity for a moderate candidate with a background in national security.” Giuliani has even scheduled a trip […]

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Obama hiring more lawyers to deal with New Republican oversight investigations

December 24, 2010 Politisite 0

President Obama is planning the first major reorganization of his administration, preparing to shuffle several positions in the West Wing as he tries to fortify his political team for the realities of divided government and his own re-election. The president is studying how to maximize the power of the executive branch, advisers said, seeking insight from veterans of previous administrations and fresh advice from business leaders to guide the second […]

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Herman Cain: definitely forming an exploratory committee for presidential run in 2012

December 20, 2010 Politisite 0

I know the basics of his bio — accomplished CEO, talk-radio host, cancer survivor — but not much more beyond that. Even so, it got my attention a few days ago when he won Red State’s 2012 “tournament,” topping Mike Pence in the semifinal and Palin in the final. Is that because Cain’s a Red State favorite or is the grassroots support for him out there broader than anyone realizes […]

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2012 Potential Presidential Candidates – Add these sites to your Bookmarks

December 20, 2010 Politisite 0

Here is a site that evaluates potential 2012 presidential candidate. Worth a book mark It is also broken down by Party: Republican, Democrat, Libertarian and Independent. Additionally,   there is a candidate comparison tool that allows you to choose candidates and compare biographies and issues between various choices. While  it is a bit early to determine, this site may be a good tool for the 2012 presidential campaign. Related: The […]