It seems that the Minnesota Senate race between Norm Coleman and Al Franken is headed for an automatic recount under the state’s election law. There seems to have been little trouble with the count in Minnesota, increasing confidence that Coleman’s slim lead will survive any fair scrutiny. Al Franken’s lawyer however, has already declared that the count is suspect. And the sole evidence appears to | Read More »
We Need To Find Our Voice
Few conservatives will disagree that we have lost our voice in the public arena. This all began when we elected George W. Bush in 1999. President Bush promised a New Tone™ in Washington. He had worked successfully with both parties as the Governor of Texas, and would continue to do the same as the leader of our nation. He would eliminate the partisan bickering that | Read More »
Democrat Mischief in Oregon?
A Senate source informs RS of the following: Democrats in charge of the building where ballots are stored in Portland are trying to get the press to leave the building – they say there is a flood. This is an extremely convenient time to experience a flood. Anyone in Portland have better information of what’s going on? Update: I see Matt Lewis is hearing the | Read More »
Well, before we start all the recriminations and the strategerizing, or even the post-mortems, lets just look at what we’re left with; what do we hold from which to plan a return? The picture here this morning looks surprisingly like the picture in the aftermath of the 1992 election. Senator Obama appears to have won the popular vote by about five points – it will | Read More »
It’s “Put On The Helmet Day” Mom
Red States, Rush, I hope you’re listening. There is one thing and one thing only we need to do right now, and for the foreseeable future. It is time for the Operation Chaos Reunion Tour. Remember, according to the polls, there are at least 48 million of us out there. Now what is the best way to create this chaos? Firstly, today is the day | Read More »
Sarah Palin Should Join the US Senate
One of the bright spots–or potential bright spots–of this election is the political emergence of Sarah Palin. This happens at a time when Republicans are sorely in need of fresh perspectives and candidates who can bridge the enthusiasm gap with Democrats. I like her quite a lot, but I am also among those who want to see her learn more, prove herself more, and learn | Read More »
Update on the Senate Races
It looks like Norm Colemas has beaten Al Franken. The Alaska and Oregon races are in doubt. UPDATE: Stevens and Young won. Wow. In Georgia, the networks pulled back their cal on Saxby Chambliss. He is now below 50%, meaning he may go into a runoff. There are tens of thousands of outstanding ballots and some delays in Democrat territory with a habit of vote | Read More »
The Leadership Struggle Ahead
We now move to the leadership struggle for the House and Senate Republicans. We have no preferences in these races yet. But we have a question that Messrs. McConnell, Boehner, and Blunt must answer: How are you qualified to lead after two consecutive elections of significant losses? There are others who are just as qualified to lead, some might argue more qualified to lead. in | Read More »
Sarah Palin to US Senate?
The race has not finished as I write for AK, but it looks good that AK will be “attempting” to return Ted Stevens to the US Senate. Very simple Question: Should Sarah Palin be Ted Stevens replacement? Or, do you wish to defend Stevens and his Legal Appeal(s)? Not much to be said here, just an opportunity to turn it over to all of us | Read More »
Where do we go from here?
Two must read posts tonight, Neil Stevens’ points and Dan McLaughlin’s h/t to Rove — It begins with the base. Now for a point of my own. We must stand strong as conservatives and libertarians and not give up. In doing so, we must buck up our remaining GOP Senators. The pressure they will be under to capitulate and not filibuster, to go along to | Read More »
, President Obama
, The Future
The Way Forward
that’s all. But I was told today by a somewhat gloating self-denying lefty that I “had a new boss”. In my view my boss never changes and so I told him “Obama’s not my boss, he’s just the next President”. The Constitution is my boss and the President is the person who I hope will exercise good judgment in the use of my brothers and | Read More »
“Just One Judge” Could Separate Us From a Pro-Life Future or a Continuing Holocaust
Why Just One Judge? Because the nine Justices on the Supreme Court only get there when the officials YOU elect appoint and confirm them The next President and U.S. Senate will appoint and confirm the one Justice who will be the deciding vote on whether to overturn Roe v. Wade… to restore the Constitutional guarantee of Life, or to allow the killing of innocent unborn | Read More »
Silver linings: Early edition
http://www.kypolitics.org/kypolitics/2008/11/surveyusa-mcconnell-headed-for-8-10-point-win.html I am doing my best to remain optimistic about McCain pulling out an upset on Tuesday, but at least one very important race is close to being called early. Senator Mitch McConnell will most likely be headed back to Washington to throw monkey wrenches into the machinations of Obama and his Congressional stooges. His opponent in this race, jetsetter and all around D-bag Bruce | 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.