The Mob, Corruption & Voter Fraud: Just Another Day In Illinois Politics

      The statewide races in Illinois defy explanation unless one subscribes to the view that Illinois politics is down and dirty and crooked.  Should Republican candidates Mark Kirk and Bill Brady be worried?  Absolutely!  Considering the fact that it was the liberal Chicago political mafia that gave us Barack Obama in the first place, what would be greater poetic justice than to defeat the Democrats | Read More »

    Kirk to Support Kagan

    Gee whiz – what a surprise. It is going to be extremely difficult to cast my vote for this putz. I know, I know what the alternative is – but the lines between the two get blurred more with each passing day. from the Kirk for U.S. Senate campaign With regard to Solicitor General Kagan, I would support her nomination.  Ms. Kagan appears to be | Read More »

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    The Conservative Roster for a Senate Takeover

    There has been a lot of inner-party turmoil over whether republicans should try to elect the  most conservative candidate or the candidate that is the most electable. I say why can’t we have our cake and eat it too. Here is my roster of the most viable conservative candidates running for Senate. Remember we need 10 seats to take over the Senate because Vice President | Read More »

    Hughes Money Bomb Illinois Senate today

    The primary is only one week away.  Mark Kirk has a strong lead is is being pushed by the media and the establishment (and the Illinois combine).  Hughes has shown he can raise money, over $500k so far.  No one else besides Kirk has even $50k.  Hughes just released a survey showing his support up to 22%, although Kirk is still 42%.  Everyone else below | Read More »

    What a Year for Republican Candidates…

    …especially in the Senate races. I don’t have a whole ton of time to get this down, so this is going to be a bit quick and dirty.  Here’s my main thought:  How unbelievably politically bad for President Obama would this headline be, E-Day Plus One: Mark Kirk Wins Obama’s Senate Seat in Shocker Well, it wouldn’t be nearly as bad as if Kirk picked | Read More »

    IL Sen: Kirk and the Mob Banker tied at 41%

    Rasmussen has come out with new polling results for the race to replace Roland Burris for the Senate seat that was held by Barrack Obama. If the election here held today, likely GOP nominee Rep. Mark Kirk would be tied with Illinois Treasurer and former mob tied Broadway Bank executive Alexi Giannoulias at 41%. Kirk leads the other democrats in the race, Cheryl Jackson (a | Read More »

    Some Thoughts on Kirk as Military Leader

    Cross-posted from Daily Kos James T. Kirk, CAPT, Star Fleet Command is an . . . interesting . . .  character. In the early episodes of the series (for example The Corbinite Maneuver) , William Shatner played CAPT Kirk as highly formal and a bit of a martinet.  Given the character’s situation, a man young for his rank given an important . . . and | Read More »

    Today’s Headlines — March 3, 2009

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/100000-foot-soldiers-in-cartels/ EXCLUSIVE: 100,000 foot soldiers in cartels Numbers rival Mexican army — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/bush-reversed-wartime-powers-in-final-days/ Bush reversed wartime powers in final days Memo upholds Congress rights — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/bridge-to-nowhere-okd-for-everglades/ ‘Bridge to nowhere’ OK’d for Everglades Project buried in spending bill — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/obama-choice-for-trade-post-owes-on-taxes/ Kirk, Obama’s trade pick, owed taxes — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/stocks-plunge-to-1996-levels/ Banking crisis drops floor of stocks AIG losses set day’s tone — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/03/loophole-lets-15-semiautomatics-in-dc-for-3-years/ Loophole lets 15 semiautomatics in | Read More »

    Debbie Dingell, meet Kirk Watson

    Cross-posted on RightMichigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Debbie Dingell is Michigan’s Democratic National Committeewoman. Debbie Dingell is the wife of Congressman John Dingell. Debbie Dingell is a member of the Wayne State Board of Governors. Debbie Dingell was named by Crain’s Detroit Business one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan. Debbie Dingell was named by the Washingtonian one of the 100 Most Influential Women in | Read More »