Will Rudy Run (Again)?
2008 is full of teachable moments. One of the under studied lessons of that year is Rudolph Giuliani’s campaign. The problem was that it was also the lesson of 2007 and most of 2006. Rudy suffered extreme overexposure and his campaign rapidly burnt out when the field naturally broadened during the primary process. It’s a lesson he seems to have taken to heart. Giuliani has | Read More »
Fight A Two-Front War
As public approval of the President and Congress wanes, Republicans eagerly anticipate major gains in next year’s elections. But they equally fear that even a Republican majority will operate as the Hastert Congresses did, feasting on pork barrel spending and allowing the nanny state to govern unchecked. The failure of the 1994 revolution was the presence of old-guard softcore New Dealers who locked down committee | Read More »
Depressing Q-Poll about NY Gov Paterson.
Worst possible news, in fact: April 6, 2009 – Voters Say 3-1 Paterson Does Not Deserve Election, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Most Say He Should Announce Now He Won’t Run New York State voters disapprove 60 – 28 percent of the job Gov. David Paterson is doing, the lowest approval ever for a New York Governor, and say 63 – 22 percent that he does | Read More »
Who Will Primary John Ensign?
This guy is throwing John McCain under the bus to cover up for his failure to recruit capable candidates and raise enough money to support them. For his failure and disloyalty, he deserves to have his career ended.
Obama and the Uh’s, Ah’s, and Ummmm’s
Much has been made by some conservative pundits about Obama being teleprompter dependent and how he racks up the speech pauses when he goes off the cuff. One might recall Rush Limbaugh compiling just the “uh’s” in an Obama appearance for comedic effect or Hugh Hewitt wondering how many of the awkward pauses he would accumulate during the first debate. I don’t think the issue | Read More »
Carpetbaggers and Primaries
OK, even though I haven’t lived in The South for almost forty years, I’m still a sucker for Gone With The Wind and Aunt Pittipat, so I couldn’t resist it.Carpetbagger is a name for a class of people that comes from the Reconstruction Era South. Cheap luggage in those days was made of the same material as carpets; the good stuff was leather. After The | Read More »
BREAKING: Detroit Dem Delegates openly discussing casting Denver ballot for Hillary!!!!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Here we are less than three months away from the biggest Presidential election in my lifetime, with Russia rattling it’s saber like it’s 1988, with unemployment here in Michigan at a staggering, nation’s worst 8.5%, with gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon while Democrats vacation on the taxpayer dime and with a state jobs program who’s only method | Read More »
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Colorado Primary Watch [Final Update]
I did my civic duty and went to the polls today to cast my vote in the Primary election for Republicans in my district. In every single race in my district there was only one person running, so the choice was easy. I don’t have any heartburn over anyone running, so I avoided the non-vote protest statements.There are a couple of close races elsewhere in | Read More »
Today Is Primary Day: CO, NV (Sneak Peak WY, WA)
This Tuesday is Primary Day in Colorado and Nevada and the following Tuesday is Primary Day in Wyoming and Washington state. Here is a rundown on what primary races are worth keeping en eye on for:ColoradoUS Senate Races is already decided for both partiesOur nominee is Fmr Congress Bob Schaffer and he will face liberal Boulder Congressman UdallCO 2 Open Seat Udall (D)The Dems have | Read More »
MI:13 Congressional, 50th House District Vote for Change!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.The victory celebration had to wait until early Wednesday morning. Long-time incumbent Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick snuck by a pair of challengers at the polls yesterday but the race was so tight nearly 80% of the precincts were reporting before there was any indication Kwame’s mom had actually held on through the storm.Meanwhile, in Davison (the 50th House District outside | Read More »
Missouri Primary Election Report Synopsis
The Missouri Primary Election was held Tuesday, August 5th. As of 11:40PM, only a few precincts had not reported.Congressman Kenny Hulshof defeated State Treasurer Sarah Steelman in a hotly contested Republican primary. Kenny will be facing “Wrong Way” Jay Nixon in the general.
Go VOTE (after you read this)!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.How often do we decry the lack of good people in politics? The run to the center by men and women who claimed to be on the right? Folks abandoning their principles and going along to get along? We complain about it more often than it happens but that’s only a reflection of how much we care about the issues | Read More »
Obama flip-flops again, now taking advice from RightMichigan.com (Which is pretty cool!)
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.Oh what a difference a week’s worth of lousy polling makes. Turns out it’s capable of taking the Democratic nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America and convincing him to follow the advice, nay, demands of RightMichigan.com. Did you notice how Barack Obama couldn’t have cared less about Michigan back when he was consistently polling six or | Read More »
Today Is Primary Day: KS, MO, and MI (Congress/Gov Nods)
Tuesday is a big day in MO, KS, and MI as each state holds its primaries to determine who the nominee will be for us in November. Georgia also holds its runoff that day to determine who will face Senator Chambliss in fallHere is rundown of races to watch on Tuesday:Kansas:The biggest take back opportunity for us Republicans in fall is in KS 02 where | Read More »
Monty Lankford: A Conservative Republican with a Real Chance to Win a House Seat this November
In a summer filled with negative stories predicting gloom and doom for Republicans this November, I am encouraged that a genuine conservative is stepping up to the plate and running for Congress here at home to prove the naysayers wrong.Monty Lankford is a candidate in our Republican primary here in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. He is a true conservative, and after meeting him personally, I | Read More »