I think I need to give Dale Peterson some money
Just due to the sheer awesomeness of his campaign commercial.I notice, by the way, that he is iCaucus endorsed. I’ve got a growing body of friends who have serious issues with that group. Might have to dig into that.
Hurricanes, oil spills, and cocoa puffs: How media fails us all
As efforts continue along the Gulf coast to contain the massive oil slick, the framing of the issue has already taken a sharp political turn. Rush Limbaugh and his brethren on conservative talk radio are blaming 44 for reacting too slowly, making comparisons between the spill and how 43 handled Hurricane Katrina . The Fox News opinion programs are sure to follow suit in the | Read More »
, Fox News
, Hurricane Katrina
, Oil Spill
Meet Peter Gounares (R CAND) District One Alabama
Peter Gounares is running against incumbent Jo Bonner in the Republican primary. http://www.gounaresforcongress.com I e-mailed Mr. Gounares several questions that I had and actually received a reply back. Q: Many times politicians say what they believe will get them elected but have little inclination to work to those promises. Why should I believe you and what steps will you take to ensure the voters can | Read More »
What a bunch of Bull
Growing up, my family was never into politics. Any politics that I happened to notice came from my public school teachers. Really, I didn’t start noticing much until about high school, and only then to try to figure out why some of my friends got so annoyed when the American History teacher constantly referred to Nixon as “tricky Dick”. When I was getting close to the end | Read More »
The WaPo discovers that there are Alabama Democrats.
(Via the Corner) I am not really going to get into the meat of this WaPo article about Alabama candidate for Governor Artur Davis. If the man is going to run on the admittedly sensible notion that being for health care rationing is political suicide in Alabama, then presumably Rep. Davis was already aware that he’d be more or less called a race traitor for | Read More »
The AEA Goes To War With Eastasia
“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.” – Halder Camara The Alabama Education Association (AEA) is violently at war with Eastasia. They always have been. Rumors of their prior conflicts with Eurasia need to be expunged through proper doublethink. At least that’s what I’m left to | Read More »
Meet Rick Barber (R-CAND, AL-02). [Bumped.]
[UPDATE]: I’m bumping this because I’ve been told that it was Rick’s birthday yesterday. Campaign site here: he’s running for Bobby Bright’s seat. That’s the last CPAC election video that I had today: I have a full slate scheduled for tomorrow, God help me. Crossposted to Moe Lane.
Meet Les Phillip (R CAND, AL-05).
There are still quite a few ones to process from CPAC, so here’s Les Phillip. His website is here. Crossposted to RedState.
Okay, so this post really isn’t about the Crimson Tide, but there is a crimson tide out there this morning — the Democrat dead pool.Bill Ritter, the Governor of Colorado, is gone. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) is gone.Chris Dodd (D-CT) is gone.These three all announced on the same day and on the heels of all the other Democrats retiring and Parker Griffith switching to the | Read More »
Parker’s Progress. The Curious Evolution of a New Republican Congressman
From the diaries by Erick It was a bright and happy December day. Not a cloud was in sight, the weather was a balmy 60 degrees and Congressman Parker Griffith wanted to give Speaker Nancy Pelosi a Christmas present. It wasn’t the infamous “Mental Health Ticket” that he once offered to have Santa put under her tree. He has switched his allegiance from Democrat to | Read More »
What does it mean to be a Republican?
“When both party establishments have, over the past decade, set us on a course for creeping nanny state fascism and socialism, I am no longer prepared to accept that it is just politics.” First, let’s get this out of the way. The news today of Parker Griffith becoming a Republican is a huge blow for Nancy Pelosi and one that her own party is, tonight, | Read More »
BREAKING: Rep. Parker Griffith switches to GOP
Rep. Parker Griffith, an Alabama Democrat is switching to the GOP today.That is a huge blow to Barack Obama. Griffith was an extremely endangered Democrat.We should now hope him be an extremely endangered Republican in a primary. We will not fix the GOP’s problems if we keep allowing people who are not one of us to suddenly switch the letter next to their name and | Read More »
Patty Murray; Arrogant and Ignorant
Just because Patty Murray represents Washington in the US Senate, it doesn’t mean she should be insulting the residents of the great State of Alabama. As reported in The Daily Weekly: With the Dreamliner finally up in the air, one could almost forget the unending controversy swirling in Boeing’s turbines.First there’s that little move to South Carolina planned to actually build the Dreamliner. But also | Read More »
Jesse Jackson calls Artur Davis (D-AL) UNCLE TOM [updated]
not so much in those exact words, of course!! But none-the-less Jackson said of Artur Davis (D-AL) “you can’t vote against Health Care and call yourself a Black man.” (story here, more) I guess Jackson has forgotten King’s (“Can’t we all just get along?” – oops, wrong King but those work too) words….
, Artur Davis
, Bill O'Reilly
, Health Care
, Jesse Jackson
, juan williams
, race baiting
, uncle tom
Democrats Begin Eating Their Own
It was only a matter of time before it started. The Democrats are beginning to turn on each other as their poll numbers sink and Republicans’ numbers start to rise.John Adler (D, NJ) says the healthcare legislation is bad for America. And he doesn’t care whether there’s a public option in it or not.The Weekly Standard notes “The bill that’s coming through the House, with | Read More »