Prepare for Taxmageddon
Taxmageddon is a dreadful combination of expiring pro-growth tax policies from 2001 and 2003, the end of the once-temporary payroll tax cut, and some of Obamacare’s 18 new tax hikes. It will be the largest tax increase to ever hit the U.S. This drastic tax increase begins on January 1 and represents $500 billion over the course of just one year. Here’s a per person | Read More »
Preposterous Sobhani Campaign is an Enemy to Real Change in Maryland
No one in the Maryland news media is really vetting unaffiliated Senate candiate Rob Sobhani. Sure, there have been some interviews and some pieces on TV news but he’s being treated as a novelty news item and not a serious story. This may be because they see him as someone with virtually no chance at winning, but the problem is while he may have no | Read More »
Eastern Nebraska Republicans: What are you doing to elect Deb Fischer?
This question is posed to those Nebraska Republicans who always seem to get squishy this time of year. We are within two weeks of election day. What are our friends in Douglas County doing to win this Senate seat for the first time in 42 years? I say this because Deb Fischer will do fine in the western part of the state. All we need | Read More »
RS Interview: Tom Smith (R CAND, PA-SEN).
This is a race that has recently hit the radar, largely because Tom has seriously narrowed the gap between him and incumbent Senator Bob Casey – and if you don’t like a Republican-leaning pollster’s +2, well, there’s always Quinnipiac’s -3, or Morning Call’s -2. Heck, even the Democratic-leaning PPP had to struggle to get Casey at 50: amazing what you can get with a D+11 | Read More »
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown’s War on Power Plants
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, an Occupy Wall Street supporter who is rated by the National Journal as the Senate’s most liberal member, is at it again. A hard-line leftist, he is putting his ideology above the needs of his constituents. Brown has declared war on coal, which is incredible considering his state generates 86% of its electricity from coal and the state’s mining industry employees | Read More »
Ohio Senate Race Skewed by “Pants on Fire” Media Narrative
In the U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican challenger Josh Mandel, a PolitiFact Ohio narrative – that Mandel is a ridiculous liar – has taken center stage, aided by reporters who treat PolitiFact Ohio as an objective source and ignore proof of the publication’s liberal bias.
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Dan Bongino is the only independent voice running for Senate in Maryland
Many of you outside Maryland are aware of our great GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, former Secret Service Agent, Dan Bongino. What you may not know is that the Senate race has been made more difficult by the late entry of a shady, self-funded candidate named Rob Sobhani. Sobhani bought his way onto the ballot and is acting like he’s an independent despite having run twice | Read More »
Everyone Knows Something That Isn’t True
I don’t know when I learned that everyone has false beliefs. But I see it all the time, both in myself and in others. I’d hate to have my fate decided by some fact I got wrong. Wouldn’t you?
Undoing the Food Stamp Presidency
Shortly after the November elections, Congress will reconvene for the lame duck session and consider the farm bill at the behest of a bipartisan coalition of statists. The farm bill is really a food stamp bill. The House version (H.R. 6083) authorizes $957 billion in spending over 10 years, $756 billion of which will be spent on food stamps and other nutrition programs. The Senate | Read More »
43 Days To Election Day: California
In terms of Presidential politics, the only thing California is good for as regards the Republican Party is fundraising. Simply, there is no way Romney is winning this state in 2012. The Senate race will feature well-funded Democratic incumbent Dianne Feinstein against Republican new-comer Elizabeth Emken. Feinstein has raised over $7 million compared to Emken’s $189,000 and she started with a $3 million head start. | Read More »
Paul Ibbetson and Benjamin Hodge discuss historic conservative wins in the August 2012 Kansas Senate primaries
It seems like every mainstream media outlet says that “moderates” or “moderate Republicans” lost in the Senate primaries of Tuesday, August 7. Nope. Listen to the interview between Paul Ibbetson, host of 105.7 FM’s “Conscience of Kansas” program, and Benjamin Hodge about the major conservative victories over the far-left “Republicans” in the Kansas Senate in the August 7 primary elections. “The Conscience of Kansas” runs | Read More »
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Now is the Time to Fight the Welfare President
They’re back! Congress is back in session after the August recess, but they will only be in town for a few weeks. While conservatives are usually happy with the idea of Congress staying out of session, there is much on the agenda we must pursue in order to undo Obama’s destructive policies. We must not squander our time on suspension bills banning the sale of | Read More »
The downticket implications of Obama losing the suburbs.
You probably have heard already that the McMahon/Murphy Connecticut Senate race is getting interesting: Rasmussen and Quinnipac both came out with McMahon ahead in the polling at this point. Even the Democratic-controlled PPP couldn’t get more than a 48/44 lead for Murphy… and if you look at the trend there you’ll see that this is a steady erosion of Murphy’s lead over the course of the election season. When a candidate is getting at or above 50 and then steadily loses it – which is what happened in PPP & Quinnipac – that candidate is not in a good position. Meanwhile, over in New Jersey: the Menendez/Kyrillos Senate race is not showing the same drift. It’s in fact pretty static (if you look at the 2006 polling, Menendez is in a much better place now than he was then). Menendez is not consistently hitting 50%, but that happens a lot in NJ polling.
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Conservative, Anti-Sherrod Brown Group Running Ads in Ohio
Earlier this year, I interviewed U.S. Senate candidate and Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel for a piece on United Liberty and have reported on what a far-left radical his opponent, Senator Sherrod Brown is. Ohio, birthplace of the great Senator Robert “Mr. Republican” Taft, who lead the fight against the New Deal, hasn’t elected a conservative to the Senate in my lifetime. But with endorsesments from FreedomWorks and | Read More »
CT-SEN race looking better and better for Linda McMahon (R CAND).
What in blazes is going on in Connecticut? Quinnipac polled the McMahon/Murphy CT-SEN race, and it found the same results for that race as did Rasmussen: 49/46 for the GOP candidate. The Q-poll is also showing Obama over Romney… by seven points, which as Hot Air notes is actually awful news for the President; he should be up by double digits there. All in all: this is not yet an upset situation… but it is becoming a bit evocative of the Johnson/Feingold WI-SEN race in 2010.
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