Chris Carney (D-PA) Hints at Wanting Socialized Medicine In a Moment of Loosened Lips
Brian Faughnan noted the other day that up until this year Democrats have been pretty open that the “public option” was intended to be a back door into universal socialized healthcare.Barney Frank, too, has pretty strongly hinted at that.Up in Pennsylvania, Chris Carney, a liberal Democrat who tries his best to seem moderate, kind of sort of let slip in a town hall that, in | Read More »
Has Arlen Specter Been Bribed?
Arlen Specter is, admittedly, the most unprincipled opportunist in Washington, but something sure seems fishy.Back in April after switching parties, Arlen Specter said, “I will not be an automatic 60th vote and I would illustrate that by my position on employees’ choice, also known as card check. I think it is a bad deal and I am opposed to it and would not vote to | Read More »
‘Hmm, let me see what Rasmussen’s put up today…’ Toomey 48%, Specter 36%
:sound effect of mouthful of coffee being sprayed across the monitor: Uncomfortable town hall meetings are just the tip of the iceberg for Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter. He now trails Republican Pat Toomey by double digits in his bid for reelection next year and is viewed unfavorably by a majority of the state’s voters. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Pennsylvania voters shows 48% | Read More »
A Homegrown, Shovel-Ready Green Jobs Program — That Will Work!
Right now, today, we have an available source of energy that accomplishes the stated policy goals of the Obama Administration, by: Reducing our reliance on imported oil. Creating good-paying, green jobs for Americans. Reducing greenhouse gases and atmospheric pollutants. Providing affordable energy from a totally domestic, proven source in virtually inexhaustable amounts. Of course, nothing’s perfect. This energy source comes with some distinct DISADVANTAGES, being | Read More »
RedState Gathering – Pat Toomey (R, SEN-PA).
This one is of his speech that Toomey did for the Gathering, not the interview afterward: I’m not sure if there is going to be a better video copy of it, so enjoy. Pat Toomey is, of course, the guy who scared Arlen Specter into getting primary challenged by the Democrats instead of the Republicans, which is probably not what Specter had in mind. Such | Read More »
Rep. Doggett: you’re not alone.
From the diaries, by Erick. As noted below, Rep Lloyd Doggett of TX got his head handed to him talking to his constituents back home in the most liberal part of Texas. He’s not alone. Panzeramic has a whole series of videos from an Arlen Specter event with [HHS Secretary] Kathleen Sebelius in Philly. Here’s my favorite… Check out the site, they’ve got a bunch | Read More »
‘A primary challenge from the left would be a sad joke.’
I quibble at Megan McArdle’s adjective: ‘funny’ works ever so much better. After all, the GOP is the one laughing at the way that Specter’s race is shaping up: we have gone from a situation where Specter, Toomey, and a liberal Democrat would conspire together to create a vicious primary fight and a weakened Specter to a situation where… Specter, Toomey, and a liberal Democrat | Read More »
PA-GOV: Fumo’s corruption creates opportunities for GOP
In March, I wrote about the GOP opportunities that follow from the conviction of South Philly machine Democratic State Senator Vincent Fumo. The recent news of Democratic corruption out of New Jersey (mayors, rabbis, and body-parts, oh my!) and the emerging consensus that this fundamentally damages Jon Corzine’s already difficult re-election, when combined with outrage at farcically light sentencing creates real opportunities for Republicans. Let’s | Read More »
Governor X revealed?
If so, the New York Daily News is being rather artful about it: Meanwhile, people have been speculating with vengeance since we told you about the former Davis escort who contends Spitzer wasn’t the only governor she romped with. On Friday, when Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell‘s spokesman Chuck Ardo resigned, Ardo insisted his retirement had nothing to do with Gawker and other sites putting Rendell | Read More »
Jake Towne for US Congress PA-15
Libertarian Jake Towne has officially filed to run for Congress in the 15th district of Pennsylvania (see towneforcongress.com). He will seek to repel the tyranny which has overtaken our nation’s capital. I am running for U.S. Congress in eastern Pennsylvania’s 15th District, the Lehigh Valley, in the November 2010 election. I have been personally outraged by what Congress, our Presidents, and the Federal Reserve has | Read More »
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ACLU: Election fraud is a civil right.
…that someone surveying the situation might be forgiven in thinking that it’s implicitly permitted: but no, we don’t actually want election fraud to happen. When it does – like it did in Pennsylvania – and we can catch them at it, we put the people who did it on trial. And then, apparently, we have the ACLU wander in and pick the wrong side to | Read More »
Governor X. Do you know who he is?
Who do you think is “Governor X”, the 2nd governor that Elliot Spitzer’s prostitute slept with? Ed Rendell Fast Eddie Rendell E. G. Rendell E. Gene Rendell All of the above Free polls from Pollhost.com
Quinnipiac: Specter/Toomey 45/44. [UPDATED.]
[UPDATE]: And if you think those numbers are bad, wait until Specter caves on card check to appease his new owners. His constituents are purely going to hate that. Via Hot Air Headlines, nobody loves a traitor. Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter’s 2010 reelection lead over Republican challenger Pat Toomey has shrunk to a tie with 45 percent for Specter and 44 percent for Toomey, according | Read More »
Jack Murtha(D, PA)-linked companies in Florida corruption probe.
It’s a lovely morning today. The sun is shining down from a brilliantly-azure sky. The birds are singing counterpoint to the steady rumble of people getting up, going to work and living their lives. Somewhere, a child laughs with innocent delight as a sudden breeze stirs the grass, and sends dandelion seeds dancing through the air. And Air Force investigators are charging that various-and-sundry companies | Read More »
Today is the last day of Scott Ott’s pledge drive. [Bumped.]
He is running for Lehigh County Executive against entrenched Democratic incumbent Don Cunningham, and on a ticket of fiscal responsibility: …he is of course well known to us as a long-time political wit and satirist (this is one of his latest works); but he’s extremely serious about this race, and he needs our help. So, if you have anything to donate, you can do it | Read More »