Comparing Georgia’s retention rate for the runoff.
Looking at CNN’s numbers, Chambliss had 64%… and Martin had 51%. Yup. That’s one impressive turnout machine that the Democrats have bought for themselves. An impressive turnout machine… as long as you only need it to do one thing.A real shame that Presidents don’t serve two-year terms, isn’t it?
Congratulations Sarah Palin (and Saxby)
Both Sarah Palin and Barack Obama campaigned in Georgia. Palin flew all over the state rallying Republicans. Obama flew under the radar heavily targeting black voters, demanding support for Martin, and running heavy radio advertising on urban stations.Ladies and Gentlemen, black voters turned out for Obama, but not for Obama’s candidates. Remember that for 2010.But folks, remember this too: Sarah Palin asked Republicans to turn | Read More »
The Georgia Senatorial Runoff Results Open Thread
UPDATE, 9:00 PM: With 68% of the vote in, it’s 61/39 Chambliss/Martin, and I’m going to go back to watching Hellboy 2. But the big question is: did Obama know that he wasn’t going to be able to pull this one off for the Democrats, or did he just not particularly care? Either answer would be interesting for his Party, in the Chinese proverb sense.PS: | Read More »
MI Morning Update 12-2-08
700 Days until Election DayDecember 2, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY:"The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has."- Will RogersMORNING UPDATE:GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION… Republican Saxby Chambliss is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Jim Martin, who is getting help from President-elect Barack Obama and other Democrats leading up to today’s runoff. Senator John McCain, Governor Sarah Palin, | Read More »
It’s Election Day in Georgia
The latest InsiderAdvantage/Poll Position with the help of Southern Political Report for the Georgia U.S. Senate race has Saxby Chambliss beating Jim Martin by 4%. The results:Chambliss, 50%Martin, 46%Undecided, 4%
Palin – Chambliss rally – Duluth, GA
Promoted from the diaries by ErickI went to the rally the vote event for Saxby Chambliss this afternoon. And, again Sarah Palin showed, as she has in every venue before this one, what charisma and star power are. It may have not been a record but the thousands of people – young women, at least 3 or 4 beauty queens with their tiaras and sashes, | Read More »
Sarah Barnstorms Georgia for Saxby (Updated)
Sarah Palin is on a barnstorming tour of the state of Georgia today, campaigning for fellow Republican Saxby Chambliss. The incumbant senator faces a runoff election tomorrow against challenger Jim Martin, a Democrat. With votes still being recounted in the Minnesota senate contest between Al Franken and Norm Coleman, the outcome of Tuesday’s Georgia runoff could determine the size of the Democrats’ majority in the | Read More »
What’s Going On With The FairTax In Georgia (USA)?
On November 16th, Americans for Fair Taxation (AFFT) held a FairTax event at the Gwinnett Civic Center in Georgia billed as the FairTax “Truth” Rally.Sharing the podium at the event were Ken Hoagland (AFFT Communications Director), John Oxendine (Republican, Georgia Insurance Commissioner and gubernatorial candidate), John Linder (Republican 7th District Congressman, HR-25 sponsor, and FairTax book author), Neal Boortz (conservative talk radio host and FairTax | Read More »
No branch Office of the President-Elect in Georgia
Promoted from the diaries by Erick.Michael Barone reports:Democrats hope for a disproportionately large turnout of young and black voters, but Barack Obama, busy building an administration with an eye to bipartisan acceptability, seems so far unwilling to deploy the one political asset—personal campaigning by the president-elect—that seems most likely to spark such turnout.Democrats hope, but Obama’s non-change Clinton cabinet doesn’t extend to the Peach State:I | Read More »
The Palin Trip to Georgia
I was going to post-jack Josh’s post, but instead I’ll go all ego and put up my own post here.Governor Palin will be in Georgia on Monday. In fact, she’ll be 30 minutes from my house at 1:30 p.m.So anyway, I’ve decided to buy my wife a shotgun for Christmas. I could use Governor Palin’s advice on this as I’ve never bought a gun before. | Read More »
Sarah! and Saxby
I had heard from someone on Saxby’s staff last week that the campaign was working on getting Governor Sarah Palin down to Georgia to help get voters fired up over the run-off. Well, according to the Telegraph, Sarah! has agreed to come to the rescue. The closest she’ll get to Macon is Perry – chosen, I suppose, so that the Ag Center can be used | Read More »
Sarah to campaign for Saxby
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will take time off from her work of preparing the operating and general FY09 budgets for her state (due December 10) and travel to Georgia to campaign with Saxby Chambliss, according to the incumbent Senator.
Why is Faiz Shakir, a Research Director for Center for American Progress, Lying to Get Information?
This is Faiz Shakir. He is a research director at the Center for American Progress and editor of Think Progress.Center for American Progress is the “think tank” that only thinks about how to spin Democrat agenda items into publicly acceptable public policies.And Faiz Shakir is one of their hit men — running Think Progress to help set a media narrative in favor of Democratic policy. | Read More »
Jim Martin’s Fundraiser
For those of you who think we should just let the Democrats have sixty seats and let them run the place, this is an important story. It’s an important story about how much damage the Democrats could do and how some groups, besides unions, are desperately seeking sixty Democrat senators.Down in Georgia, the Stonewall Democrats are throwing a fundraiser for Jim Martin. The Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered groups | Read More »