Tag: Senator Marco Rubio

Palmetto Pitfight

  An early evening.  Trump wins with a third of the vote, which appears to be his ceiling.  Rubio and Cruz are battling for second place with each of them approximately at 20%.  A good night for Rubio in that he gets back into the top three.  A bad night for Cruz in that South Carolina

The Hawkeyes Vote

  At least those who bothered to show up at the byzantine Caucuses.  On the GOP side Cruz wins with 28%, with Trump at 24% and Rubio a surprisingly close third at 23%.  In fourth is Carson at 9%.  The also rans are Rand Paul at 5%, Jeb Bush at 3%, Fiorina at 2%, Kasich at

Socrates Was a Stone Mason

Mike Rowe, the star of Dirty Jobs, has been a champion of training for teenagers to take on jobs that do not require a college degree.  He weighs in on Rubio’s observation that we need more welders than philosophers:   “Rubio gave a nice shout out to welders on the debate last night (that may or

Catholicism As Hate Speech

  Senator Marco Rubio (R.Fl.) nails it: “If you think about it, we are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech,” Rubio told CBN News. “Because today we’ve reached the point in our society where if you do not support same-sex marriage you are labeled a homophobe and

Rubio on Harkin, Cuba and Venezuela

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  Marco Rubio (R.Fla.) had been listening to Tom Harkin (D.Ia.), pro-abort “Catholic”, give a speech about his trip to Cuba in which he managed to completely ignore Communist oppression, and Rubio decided to reply.  It is a keeper.  Here is the text of the speech: A few moments ago, the

Defeat for UN is Victory for America

  Hattip to commenter Greg Mockeridge for bringing this matter to my attention.  Yesterday the Senate defeated by 5 votes the attempt to ratify the UN Convention on Disabilities Treaty.  Go here to read the text.  It is the usual type of windy, gaseous formulation that one expects from the UN.  It is overwhelmingly popular

Marco Rubio Gives Passionate Pro-life Speech

This is an issue that, especially for those that enter the public arena and refuse to leave our faith behind, speaks to more than just our politics. It speaks to what we want to do with the opportunity we have been given in our life, to serve and to glorify our Creator.                                                                          Marco Rubio