Tea Party Democrat to Challenge Frank Pallone (D-NJ6) in Democratic Primary
“The Tea Party movement is not just about Republicans anymore“ With those words, Mark Falzon filed his Petition of Nomination today to challenge Frank Pallone in the 6th district Democratic primary on June 8th. Running under the campaign slogan, “Democrat: Tea Party Approved“, Falzon may very well be the first person in the Country to challenge an incumbent Democrat in a Democratic primary under the | Read More »
Chris Christie: New Jersey’s Ronald Reagan
The comparison isn’t precise, so few are, but Chris Christie, in his quest to right New Jersey’s fiscal ship of State, has shown a brass ideological constitution and political savvy to which we aren’t accustomed here in Jersey. Over the past few weeks, Christie has been engaged in an increasingly bitter fight with the NJEA and its President, Barbara Keshishian, over the Governor’s proposed education | Read More »
“The Nation” explains the Tea Party
Finally, an exhaustive list into which we can neatly put each and every member. By show of hands, which of the following are you: Ayn Rand secular libertarians Fundamentalist Christian evangelicals Birthers Birchers Racists Xenophobes Ron Paulites Cold warriors Zionists Constitutionalists Vanilla Republicans looking for a high Militia-style survivalists I suppose tangentially (and partially) I could qualify for at least four (secular libertarian, cold warrior, Zionist, | Read More »
Obama Lies at an 8th-Grade Level
Funny, I thought it would have been much higher than that: (via HotAir) However, a Smart Politics analysis of nearly 70 oral State of the Union Addresses since the mid-1930s finds the text of Obama’s speech on Wednesday evening to have one of the lowest scores on the Flesch-Kincaid readability test ever recorded by a U.S. President. The Flesch-Kincaid test is designed to assess the | Read More »
New York Magazine Quotes Yours Truly from Scott Brown Victory HQ
And does a, surprisingly, decent job of not sucking out loud: At just past eleven o’clock last Tuesday night, Russell Cote was standing in the gilt-speckled lobby of Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel, a whiskey on the rocks in one hand and a homemade-style Scott Brown for senate sign in the other. Brown, the newly elected U.S. senator for Massachusetts, had just given a rambling but | Read More »
The “Elitistated Class”
What is it? (via HotAir) David Brooks is a blithering idiot. Period. Fully aware of sounding like a pompous ass myself, by whatever metric you choose to measure intelligence, I would dust Brooks twice on any topic before breakfast. And yet, I’m likewise quite certain that I’m not a part of this “educated class”: The public is not only shifting from left to right. Every | Read More »
Call it a Moment of Silence
In recognition of the vegetative state in which the Constitutional Republic known as the United States of America presently finds itself. Considering the worldwide ramifications of such a demise, should it come, I’d say four days of mourning is actually a little short…dont’cha think? Is this really what people think was intended when we ratified the Constitution? Open-air fraud, hundreds of millions of dollars in | Read More »
Beat it Fatty!
No, seriously. (via HotAir) Dating and social network site BeautifulPeople.com has axed some 5,000 members following complaints that they had gained weight. The members were singled out after posting pictures of themselves that reportedly showed they had put on pounds over the holiday period. The site allows entry to new members only if existing members vote them as sufficiently attractive to warrant it. […] As | Read More »
You’re a “Partisan Ally”…Get used to it.
I’m conflicted on which way to go with this: As we head into the final stretch on health reform, big insurance company lobbyists and their partisan allies hope that their relentless attacks and millions of dollars can intimidate us into accepting the status quo. So I have a message for them, from all of us: Not this time. We have come too far. We will | Read More »
Taliban to Obama: Thanks for the Gameplan Pal.
Dr. Walid Phares, (learn his name), director of the Future Terrorism Project at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and author of “The Confrontation: Winning the War against Future Jihad”, has a post at the Counter Terrorism blog about the inevitable counter-counter terrorism strategy of the Taliban now that they know we’ll be out sooner than later: The jihadi war room is now aware that | Read More »