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“'Joe the Plumber' Joins '9-9-9 The Revolution' in Congressional Bid” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathy Hoekstra   
Friday, 24 February 2012 14:42
Herman Cain to Join Joe Wurzelbacher for Ohio Events
(Atlanta)  A familiar name has joined Herman Cain's ever-growing "9-9-9 The Revolution". The former businessman and former presidential frontrunner today announced that Joe Wurzelbacher, a.k.a. 'Joe the Plumber', has pledged his support for Cain's 9-9-9 economic growth and jobs plan.
Wurzelbacher is running as a Republican in Ohio's 9th Congressional District. The seat has been held by Democrat Marcy Kaptur for 30 years, and due to redistricting, she will face 10th District Representative Dennis Kucinich in the March 6th Primary election.
A simple, honest and bold question posed in 2008 to then-candidate Barack Obama about his small business tax plan launched the Ohio plumber into the national spotlight. Obama's answer that  spreading the wealth around is “good for everybody” exposed the presidential hopeful for harboring a dangerous socialist agenda. Now, as a Congressional candidate, 'Joe the Plumber'   wants to fight back after spending the “last 3 years watching now-President Obama make good on his threat of spreading the wealth around.”
On this battle, Wurzelbacher has an ally in Cain. In fact, a January 14, 2012 post in the Daily Beast favorably compared the two:
“Wurzelbacher shares with Cain an appetite for devolving power from the federal government to the states—and a zeal for tax reform. He, too, would like to blow up the federal income tax...In its place, Wurzelbacher favors a fair tax and a flat tax, and proclaims that Cain’s infamous “9-9-9” plan is better than “what we have now.”
Cain agrees and welcomes 'Joe the Plumber''s simple, honest and bold attitude to “9-9-9 The Revolution”.
“Joe is an unconventional candidate, just like I was,” Cain remarked. “He shows a true working man's appreciation for what it is to be a good steward of the hard-earned money the government takes from us in the form of taxes.”
“Joe the Plumber agrees that 'blowing up' the current federal tax code is paramount to the success of this nation.” Cain also joked, “And we have seen first hand he's not afraid to tell the president so.”
Wurtzelbacher's support adds his name to a list of more than a dozen 2012 U.S. Candidates who are committed to thoroughly reading the '9-9-9' legislation that is being drafted, and then working to make '9-9-9' the law of the land.
Cain and Wurtzelbacher will ride the “Cain Revolution” bus through Ohio on Friday, February 24 for a series of scheduled stops on Joe the Plumber's “Jobs for Ohio” tour. Among the appearances:
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                                      5:45 PM – 6:30 PM
Private Reception                      Chairman's Reception
Don Umerley Memorial Hall                            Stranahan Theater
21016 Hilliard Blvd.                                        4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.
Rocky River, OH                                 Toledo, OH
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM                                        6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Public Rally                          Lincoln Day Dinner
Don Umerley Memorial Hall                            Stranahan Theater
21016 Hilliard Blvd.                                        4645 Heatherdowns Blvd
Rocky River, OH                                Toledo, OH
8:30 PM – 9:15 PM
Oak Harbor Rally
Open to Public
Ottawa County Fair Banquet Facility
7880 W SR 163
Oak Harbor, OH
Candidate commitments to '9-9-9' are just a part of the much broader Cain’s Solutions Revolution. To learn how this revolution is coming to life  – across the nation, in our states and in our local communities, please visit www.cainconnections.com.

 
“U.S. Senate Candidate Joins '9-9-9 The Revolution'” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathy Hoekstra   
Friday, 24 February 2012 09:59
Cain: "Another Voice Will Boldly Speak for 'We the People' in Washington, D.C."

(Atlanta) "9-9-9 The Revolution" has added yet another name to its ever-growing "army of 'Davids'"". Today, businessman and former presidential frontrunner Herman Cain announced that U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra (R-Holland) has pledged support for Cain's 9-9-9 tax reform plan.  

Hoekstra is running for the Senate seat currently held by Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat who Cain says has only perpetuated the failures of the Obama administration. "With her consistent voting pattern on economically disastrous legislation such as Obamacare and stimulus, Sen. Stabenow has a proven track record of aligning with failure," Cain said. "This is why we need bold leadership to stand up to the Goliath that has become our government. This is why we need candidates who are not afraid to give their power back to the people where it belongs."

"Adopting my '9-9-9' tax plan is one way to do just that," Cain added. "I'm delighted to have Pete on board with '9-9-9' The Revolution."

Hoekstra's formal support means he is committed to thoroughly reading the '9-9-9' legislation that is being drafted, and then working to make '9-9-9' the law of the land.

"I have long been a supporter of the fair tax but have to give Herman Cain credit for coming up with a simple solution to improve our tax code that the American people can support," Hoekstra said. "I'm ready to do what I can as a member of the U.S. Senate to bring common sense solutions like '9-9-9' to the American People and end the tax code as we know it."

Hoekstra's formal endorsement brings the number of '9-9-9'-supporting candidates to more than a dozen - a number that continues to grow on a near-daily basis.

Mr. Cain will join Hoekstra for the launch of his 'Patriots for Pete Tour' with Herman Cain on Thursday, February 23. Scheduled grassroots event stops include: 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                     4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kent County GOP Headquarters                   Big Sky Diner
725 Lake Michigan Drive NW                       1340 Ecorse Road
Grand Rapids, MI                                          Ypsilanti, MI
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM                                     7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Radisson Hotel                          Polish Cultural Center
100 West Michigan Ave.                               2975 East Maple Road
Kalamazoo, MI                                             Troy, MI

Candidate commitments to '9-9-9' are just a part of the much broader Cain’s Solutions Revolution. To learn how this revolution is coming to life  – across the nation, in our states and in our local communities, please visit www.cainconnections.com.

 
Ron Paul Leads Obama in Key Swing State of Iowa PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gary Howard   
Friday, 24 February 2012 09:37
Holds largest margin of victory among GOP rivals
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul beats President Barack Obama in a head-to-head matchup in the key swing state of Iowa according to the latest Des Moines Register Iowa Poll.

Congressman Paul bests President Obama 49-42 percent, the largest margin of victory for any of the other GOP contenders. Obama would beat Newt Gingrich 51 percent to 37 percent, while Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney would beat Obama by four percent and two percent, respectively, both within the +/- 4 percent margin of error for the poll. In 2008 President Barack Obama beat Senator John McCain by nearly 10 percent in Iowa.

Notably, Paul wins 55 percent of the under-30 vote, a demographic that Obama won 66 percent of in Iowa in the 2008 general election.

“This is just more evidence of the fact that Ron Paul is the only candidate who can beat Barack Obama,” said Ron Paul 2012 National Campaign Chairman Jesse Benton. “In order to win back the White House Republicans must nominate a candidate who can provide stark contrast with the failings of the current administration and Ron Paul is the only candidate advocating for something other than the dismal, status quo policies.”

The poll surveyed 611 likely Iowa voters between February 12th and 15th.

Full poll results can be found here.

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“Move Over, Boortz, the Cain Train is Back!” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Cain Connection   
Monday, 20 February 2012 14:57

Neal Boortz Tags Herman Cain as Guest Radio Show Host

(Atlanta) Listeners of the Neal Boortz Radio Show who enjoy Herman Cain’s twice-weekly chats with Boortz get an extra treat this week from the golden voice. The businessman and former presidential frontrunner will command the Boortz microphone for a full three hours this Friday, February 17.

Mr. Cain will guest-host for Boortz from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST, based at the Atlanta studios of News/Talk WSB and heard by more than 4 million people on 250 radio stations nationwide.

“Mr. Boortz may be the ‘Mighty Whitey’, but as his listeners know I’m the 'The Dean of the University of Common Sense.’ and I’m color blind,” joked Cain of his old friend and radio colleague. “I spent three years hosting my own talk show at WSB. It will be good to be back ‘home’. I promise that Boortz’s listeners will not be disappointed.”

In fact, listeners will be treated to Mr. Cain’s startling take on President Obama’s newly proposed budget. “I have this budget pegged for the atrocity that it is, in just three numbers,” Cain said. “And they’re not 9-9-9.

Be sure to mark your calendars as well in March. Mr. Cain will again guest host the Neal Boortz Radio Show March 1st, 3rd, 19th and 20th.

Don’t miss these opportunities to hear the opinions, analysis and solutions that made Mr. Cain so popular on the campaign trail and in even more demand now. If you cannot tune in via radio, there are many other ways to listen in:

  • Click here to listen live on your computer
  • Click here to find stations that carry the Boortz Show
  • Click here to download an app to listen to the Boortz Show on your mobile device

In addition to his Monday and Friday appearances with Boortz, Mr. Cain’s golden voice is heard twice a day on WSB with two-minute nuggets of commentary and political analysis to the theme of “We are not stupid”, highlighting ways in which government seeks to distort, distract and disarm the American people.

Mr. Cain is also currently working to help the American people -- ‘we the people’ -- take back our government through Cain’s Solutions Revolution. Discover how these solutions will come to life – across the nation, in our states and in our local communities by visiting www.cainconnections.com.

 
NEW TIME: Tea Party Express Radio Hour Starts at 8:00 PM PST Tonight PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Howard Kaloogian   
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 13:03
The program has a new time and we added an hour!

Tonight, is another broadcast of the Tea Party Express Hour and it starts at 8:00 PM PST and goes until 10:00 PM PST.
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Listen live at 8:00 PM PST/11:00 EST here
We really want to hear from Tea Party Express members and supporters and would love for you to call into the show and let us know what is on your mind. Last week, we had some great calls from around the nation.
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We will be taking calls from around the country on our studio line at 1-888-344-1170.
This is your show and we want to hear what issues are important to Tea Party members and what is going on in their communities.
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Tonight's Program
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Tonight's program will be hosted by Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer.

Tonight's host Amy Kremer

Joining Amy will be Ali A. Akbar. Mr. Akbar is currently the Vice President of Digital Strategy with Vice and Victory Agency, a new firm specializing in political marketing on the digital medium as well as general public affairs and coalition building.  Mr. Akbar will be giving us a wrap-up and commentary about this weekend's CPAC.

About the show:
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The Tea Party Express is excited to partner with radio talk show host Rick Amato and KCBQ AM 1170 in San Diego by launching a weekly conservative radio program that focuses on Tea Party issues called the Tea Party Express Hour. The show is hosted by former California Assemblyman and Chairman of the Our Country Deserves Better PAC (parent organization to Tea Party Express) Howard Kaloogian every Monday evening at 8 PM PST (11PM EDT).
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Featuring updates from Washington insiders, Tea Party activists around the country and guest callers, the show is certain to contain important insight regarding the crucial economic issues facing America today.

The Tea Party Express Hour can be streamed every Monday at 8 PM PST at TeaPartyExpress.org or www.SecureTheseRights.net. If you are not available to join live, podcasts will also be made available online at TeaPartyExpress.org.
WHAT:     Tea Party Express Hour Radio Show
WHEN:    Every Monday at  8 PM PST/11 PM EST
WHERE: KCBQ 1170 AM San Diego www.TeaPartyExpress.org or www.SecureTheseRights.net

 
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