Up top one more time. Please note that I’ve added Saxby Chambliss. — Erick With only a few weeks left until election day, let’s be blunt: McCain-Palin ’08 does not seem to be making headway against the polling. McCain has one more debate in which he could, and we should hope that he does. At the same time, the Senate and House Republicans are going | Read More »
*Preliminary* State Poll Party ID Sample Findings
After my last diary about sampling in the national polls with respect to party ID, I decided to look at some state polls for the same effect. Sadly, my pool is very limited in most states with respect to gaining access to internals, and I am forced to rely on either partisan polls, or some that have not had the greatest track record in the | Read More »
ELECTION PROJECTION 9/10: MCCAIN 265 OBAMA 273
Three weeks ago, the Republican-leaning parts of the map were barely even pink. Now, McCain has only 3 really vulnerable states- Florida, Virginia, and Nevada.The honor of “barely” holding onto much of ones electoral votes now goes to Obama- with six states all now within the margin of error. New Hampshire, West Virginia, Florida, and Missouri all show stunted or reversed trends in regards to | Read More »
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It’s McCainomania! No, it’s Palinmania! It’s McCainopalinmania! Or maybe it’s just SUSA. I mean, McCain’s hot, but up 20 in North Carolina?
The Running Game of Congressman Shuler
Congressman Heath Shuler is running for office, while running from debates at the same time…that is quite an act! Richard Bernier of Space Mountain Productions was the latest person to ask…then chase Shuler…only to see the Congressman get into a black SUV and drive away. See it for yourself: Call and ask why won’t he debate? Why is he afraid to face Carl Mumpower and | Read More »
Will Congressman Heath Shuler Debate Carl Mumpower?
The congressman has already fled me once when faced with a question of debating his challenger. Watch what happens when I ask the question again… If you think Congressman Shuler should debate Carl Mumpower and Keith Smith, please call his offices and ask why won’t he? Has he been captured by Washington Values? Washington Number (202) 225-6401Asheville Number (828) 252-1651 I am sure we would | Read More »
Why Republican and Why John McCain for Me?
I am 42 years young, currently unemployed since my wife transfered us here in North Carolina in June of 2008. We have an 8 year old son in the 3rd grade and a 4 year old home with dad currently. Most of my life I lived in a Democratic state in Vermont, yes the state in which the president of the Democratic party is from | Read More »
I told you guys Georgia was not in play.
The Obama team realizes it too. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign has put the brakes on ads that were running in seven states carried by the GOP in the 2004 presidential election, FOX News has learned. Of the seven states — including Alaska, Georgia, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota — Florida and Virginia are considered key battlegrounds this year. Obama’s decision to stop advertising in those | Read More »
Watt, Dems’ war against the poor: Raises gas/food prices, razes homeowner walls
By Mike DeVine, Legal Editor for The Minority Report and The HinzSight Report In 445 B.C. the Persian King Artaxerxes sent Nehemiah, an Israelite who was a trusted official, to help rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. Mel Watt (D-NC) joined most of his fellow Democrats (and not too few Republicans) last month is passing a law arbitrarily bailing out over 300,000 sub-prime loans guaranteed by | Read More »
Help Heath Shuler’s Republican Opponent in North Carolina
Erick has pointed out the Rep. Heath Shuler situation, so I won’t duplicate the information here. I’ll simply say that first-term Democrat Congressman Shuler appears to have a scandal brewing at a very bad time…and I’d like to tell you a bit about his opponent. Shuler is holding a seat that was in GOP hands for many years, and it has been considered safe for | Read More »
Where is Heath Shuler?
While Heath Shuler is not in Washington helping the voters of North Carolina, he did have time to help himself. TVA has approved a water-access deal for a development group whose investors include U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler, D-N.C., who sits on a committee that exercises oversight of the federal utility. Shuler goes back home and says he is fighting for lower gas prices and energy | Read More »
Bob Hunter for North Carolina Court of Appeals
Recently, Richard Bernier sat down with Bob Hunter, a candidate for the North Carolina Court of Appeals. This video is half an hour long, and will air on URTV on Charter Cable in Buncombe, Madison, and portions of Haywood County in North Carolina. Candidate Web Site In North Carolina, judges have been changed over to nonpartisan races because Republicans were winning all the races, and | Read More »
Carl Mumpower: On The Road Again
Controversial Congressional Candidate Carl Mumpower recently suspended his campaign to make sure he had the support of the majority of the party leaders in the 11th Congressional District in western North Carolina. I have covered it extensively on my local and state issues blog. And here is a taste of how the local TV station covered it: Here is the latest from Richard Bernier, the | Read More »
Republican Registration Drops Across Most of Country
The easiest way to measure the overall partisan makeup of the country is to ask people. Many pollsters do this with regularity. Rasmussen does this on a monthly basis with a massive sample. Here are some of those numbers: DATE YEAR: R% D% I% Diff%Nov 2004: 37.1 38.6 24.3 -1.6Nov 2006: 31.4 37.5 31.2 -6.1Nov 2007: 32.5 37.4 30.2 -4.9 Jan 2008: 33.1 38.7 28.2 | Read More »
**From Carl Mumpowers email On Monday Congressional Candidate Carl Mumpower told the 11th District Republican Committee that his campaign was officially on hold until at least half of the counties in Western North Carolina got behind a “Principles First” proposal. Moving beyond their initial shock, Committee members went back to their home counties with a unanimous recommendation for approval. That effort was rewarded Thursday evening | Read More »