MSNBC finds racism and birtherism at the RNC in Tampa

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Originally published by Communities @ Washington Times SAN DIEGO, September 1, 2012 — “President Obama’s version of America is a divided one — pitting us against each other based on our income level, gender, and social status. His policies have failed. Mr. President, I am here to tell you we are not buying what you are selling in 2012.” To …

My first Republican National Convention

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Guest Commentary by Arkan Somo I was very excited when I received my invitation to attend the RNC 2012 in Tampa, Florida. On the way to Tampa I didn’t know exactly what to expect. Monday was cancelled due to the weather, which caused Tuesday to be an action packed day. Tens of thousands of loyal and faithful to the core …

Final Day from RNC: Nehring on Eastwood and Rubio, Holloway analyzes the Romney bounce and shares her Occupy Tampa swag

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A pretty-much-says-it tweet from former State Republican Party Chairman Ron Nehring last night: “If Clint Eastwood wants to talk to a chair, he gets to talk to a chair.” Also, Nehring writes on his blog, “Sen. Rubio’s powerful words about America, immigrants and why people come here”… To me, the most powerful words spoken at the Republican National Convention came …

From the RNC: Wednesday Night’s Take, Single GOP Women becoming a Force?, Condi for Governor

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First, a tweet from comedian Dennis Miller after the VP nominee’s speech last night: “After Ryan’s speech, Biden’s sphincter is twitchier than a college kid who drank tap water in Mexico on spring break.” From Mike Cully, our Rostra guest correspondent, attending the Republican National Convention as part of the California delegation… RNC Convention Day 2: The theme of the …

Tuesday Night from RNC and more: Update at bottom — Yahoo Correspondent Fired after Romney comment

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From Mike Cully, Tuesday 10:30 pm Florida time… Thunderous applause and a standing ovation that lasted several minutes…Ann Romney took the stage at 10:10 pm to a crowd in the Tampa Bay Times Forum. From the outset, Ann Romney set the tone, detouring from the rousing political speeches that punctuated the night and grounding the crowd by speaking, she said, …

KPCC: San Diego … a model for the future Republican Party?

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From Airtalk at 89.3 KPCC… Many Republicans in California are pointing to the San Diego contingency as a model for the future of the national Republican Party, both on fiscal and social issues. Larry talks with the head of that group, Tony Krvaric, about what they are doing right and where the party could be headed on topics such as …