Should CIA Director General David Petraeus Resign Over Libya?
Re-posted from PJ Media Today’s news, that according to e-mails, U.S. officials knew the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 killing four Americans, including our Ambassador, was a terrorist attack within two hours. Obviously, this means CIA Director General David Petraeus immediately knew most, if not all of the details. So why did General Petraeus stay quiet when the president | Read More »
Do Not Tell Anyone, But Cupcake Sales Can Predict Who Wins The White House – A True Story
Re-posted from PJ Media Last week a Washington D.C. Republican consultant happily told my husband that Romney yard signs had overtaken Obama signs in what is usually his very Democrat leaning, upscale neighborhood in Fairfax County, Virginia. Situated close to our nation’s capitol, Fairfax County is a fierce battleground within a must-win battleground state for both Obama and Romney. After the consultant reported this positive | Read More »
Should President Obama Address Rumors of Election Unrest Before the Election?
Re-posted from PJ Media Our nation has always prided itself on an orderly transition of presidential power. Nothing showcases that orderly transition more than the president and the president-elect together riding in a limo up to Capitol Hill for the inauguration ceremony. This limo ride is especially noteworthy if the president-elect has just defeated the president. You have to go all the way back to | Read More »
There Is At Least One Florida Nursing Home Where You Must Be Alive To Vote
Re-posted from PJ Media Yesterday, while at my mother’s nursing home in Florida, one of the managers called me into her office. She told me she did not have my mother’s absentee ballot, but the Board of Elections was sending the ballot, and it would arrive in time for voting next week. While telling me this, the manager is holding a stack of absentee ballots | Read More »
The Day After The Presidential Election — These Four Scenarios Could Be Satire or Maybe Not
One of the following scenarios might just accurately predict the news coverage the day after the presidential election. (These scenarios are in no particular order of probability.) Scenario 1 President Obama narrowly wins reelection with Ohio’s 18 electoral votes bringing him across the finish line. The final electoral vote total is Obama 273 and Romney 261. Republicans are crying foul and heading to court based | Read More »
Does the New 7.8% Unemployment Rate Mean That We Now Live in Soviet Russia?
Re-posted from PJ Media Remember all those exaggerated Soviet Union grain harvest forecasts that were supposed to prove how well the Russian communist system of collective farming worked for the people? Well today in the USA after the news that the unemployment rate dropped in September to 7.8% down from 8.1% in August, our new national motto should be, “We are all communists now.” Jack Welsh, the | Read More »
Paul Ryan is Running for Congress Again – Meet Paul Wilson the Strategist Tasked with Reelecting Ryan for the 7th Time
Re-posted from PJ Media Three U.S. senators — Joe Biden in 2008, Joe Lieberman in 2000, and Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1960 — share something in common with Congressman Paul Ryan this year: while running as their party’s vice presidential candidate, they also waged reelection campaigns to keep their current office. Congressman Paul Ryan’s dual campaign contrasts with what occurred the last time a House member was | Read More »
Romney Winning 301 Electoral Votes Projected By UnSkewed Polling Data – Photo Caption Contest
Am I dreaming? Maybe or maybe not, but either way this Electoral College map from Examiner.com is based largely on projected results from UnSkewed Polls.com and some other astute analysis. Upon seeing this map, I immediately knew it was time for another world famous RedState Photo Caption Contest. This is because since this past Sunday when Charlie Martin wrote about UnSkewed Polls.com on PJ | Read More »
The Politics of Leasing Office Space: A True Story
Saturday night while having dinner out with a group of friends one of them, a real estate developer, who happens to be a Republican, told us about a phone call he received last week. The caller was inquiring about leasing some office space in a building owned by my friend. This building, by the way, is located in a swing county in a swing state. | Read More »
Do You Have ‘Obama Victory Anxiety Syndrome’ Here Is The Test And Some Remedies
A friend who is a long time Republican activist, just told me how watching the presidential election play out on the cable networks is making her so anxious that she is now only watching The Food Network. Has my friend discovered the “secret sauce” that will keep Republicans from going insane in the waning days of the 2012 election? Possibly, because I know my anxiety | Read More »