Murkowski/Miller and Rove/O’Donnell: A Case Study of the Problem

    Lisa Murkowski has gone and done it now.  Yesterday on CNN’s “State of the Nation,” the Senator said: But what happened in my particular race, you had the Tea Party Express, this California-based group, come in at the last minute in a campaign, run a mudslinging, smear — just a terrible, terrible campaign, with lies and fabrications and mischaracterization. They came in, they dumped $600,000 | Read More »

    Murkowski on the ballot would not threaten Miller

    Rasmussen Reports polled the hypothetical three way matchup for Alaska Senate between Republican Joe Miller, Democrat Scott McAdams, and newly minted independent Lisa Murkowski. This is clearly the best case scenario for Murkowski as she actually won’t be on the ballot, but even in this case, the result is not changed from the previous poll.

    Murkowski on the ballot would not threaten Miller

    Rasmussen Reports polled the hypothetical three way matchup for Alaska Senate between Republican Joe Miller, Democrat Scott McAdams, and newly minted independent Lisa Murkowski. This is clearly the best case scenario for Murkowski as she actually won’t be on the ballot, but even in this case, the result is not changed from the previous poll.

    Murkowski and her phone shenanigans

    I’m at 35,000 feet on-board an airliner recently departed from Austin, Texas en-route to Orange County Airport, California and there’s a lot of time to kill. I started by reading Erick Erickson’s excellent book Red State Uprising but I couldn’t just sit still, I had to be active doing something, besides I’m just too jazzed about the events over the weekend. I’ll have to recap | Read More »

    How to Beat Lisa Murkowski at Her Own Game

    When I heard about Lisa Murkowski’s selfish and disloyal run for the State Senate of Alaska as a write-in vote, I immediately thought that she would probably lose about half of her votes because I didn’t think her supporters would be able to spell her name correctly. I looked online and read the pertinent parts of the Alaska state constitution. I didn’t see it stated | Read More »

    Republicans Must Remove Lisa Murkowski From The Energy Committee

    Lisa Murkowski is going to run a write-in campaign against Joe Miller, the Republican Senate nominee, in Alaska.Murkowski, during the primary against Joe Miller, used her ranking status on the Senate Energy Committee as a key selling point.Murkowski is no longer the Republican nominee and is running against the Republican nominee, forcing the GOP to spend money in Alaska it might otherwise not need to.The | Read More »

    Republicans Must Remove Lisa Murkowski From The Energy Committee

    Lisa Murkowski is going to run a write-in campaign against Joe Miller, the Republican Senate nominee, in Alaska.Murkowski, during the primary against Joe Miller, used her ranking status on the Senate Energy Committee as a key selling point.Murkowski is no longer the Republican nominee and is running against the Republican nominee, forcing the GOP to spend money in Alaska it might otherwise not need to.The | Read More »

    I have a man-crush on Joe Miller

    Thanks to Media Matters (thought I’d never write anything like that) for highlighting my clip from CNN last night about Joe Miller.I so totally have a man-crush on this dude. He calls the Democrats ‘socialists’, says Barack Obama is ‘bad for America’, and wants to privatize social security.Wish they’d actually kept it going to the point where I was also praising Jesse Helms.Yes you have | Read More »

    I have a man-crush on Joe Miller

    Thanks to Media Matters (thought I’d never write anything like that) for highlighting my clip from CNN last night about Joe Miller.I so totally have a man-crush on this dude. He calls the Democrats ‘socialists’, says Barack Obama is ‘bad for America’, and wants to privatize social security.Wish they’d actually kept it going to the point where I was also praising Jesse Helms.Yes you have | Read More »

    Murkowski Out In Alaska.

    Another incumbent, this time a Republican, has fallen by the wayside. Lisa Murkowski becomes the the seventh incumbent to fall to the wrath of the voters this year. Joe Miller and Lisa Murkowski Murkowski was defeated by conservative lawyer Joe Miller of Fairbanks for the Republican primary. Miller came out of nowhere, backed by the Tea-Party groups and aided as well by an endorsement from | Read More »

    More Notes From Alaska

    Big Government has more on Alaska and notes:Murkowski did not endorse Joe Miller. This is getting to be a trend among beaten Republicans that they don’t endorse their more conservative challengers. See e.g. Bill McCollum.Sources in Alaska confirm Murkowski is in talks with the Libertarians, though the LIbertarians are saying she won’t get on the ballot for them.By the way, it is worth noting that | Read More »

    More Notes From Alaska

    Big Government has more on Alaska and notes:Murkowski did not endorse Joe Miller. This is getting to be a trend among beaten Republicans that they don’t endorse their more conservative challengers. See e.g. Bill McCollum.Sources in Alaska confirm Murkowski is in talks with the Libertarians, though the LIbertarians are saying she won’t get on the ballot for them.By the way, it is worth noting that | Read More »

    Knee Capping Mitch McConnell: Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Joe Miller

    Lisa Murkowski is conceding the senate primary in Alaska to RedState and Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller. This news is bigger than Lisa Murkowski. While Establishment Republicans will bristle at it, this is a near total kneecapping of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, not to mention another rejection of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Consider this inside baseball fact: McConnell has chosen as his loyal | Read More »

    Knee Capping Mitch McConnell: Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Joe Miller

    Lisa Murkowski is conceding the senate primary in Alaska to RedState and Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller. This news is bigger than Lisa Murkowski. While Establishment Republicans will bristle at it, this is a near total kneecapping of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, not to mention another rejection of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Consider this inside baseball fact: McConnell has chosen as his loyal | Read More »

    The Joe Miller Moneybomb

    Friends, there is a moneybomb underway for Joe Miller in Alaska.He needs all the support he can get right now.The odds of victory are in his favor, but he’s going to take a huge financial hit to keep the NRSC and Murkowski from stealing his victory.Support Joe with what you can. I know money is tight. But we need this guy in the Senate. And | Read More »