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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See New Mexico Center for Energy Policy Energy Expert Daniel Fine”Shale Gas Wars: From Pennsylvania
In this video and podcast renowned energy expert Dr. Daniel Fine takes on the opposition to Shale, Natural Gas, and Hydraulic Fracturing! Dr. Fine presents a path to energy independence for the United States in this lecture! Enjoy! For media or any other matters, Dr. Fine can be reached using this link—> http://nmcep.nmt.edu/index.php/component/option,com_alfcontact/Itemid,26/ Dr. Daniel I. Fine works with the New Mexico Center for Energy | Read More »
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[Dan Bongino is the GOP candidate for Senate in Maryland] Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards once stated during his campaign that there were “two Americas.” His “two Americas” theme was designed to stoke the flames of a class warfare script being resurrected in 2012 for use in the Democratic Party platform. This class warfare, “two Americas” theme has been given a focus-group tested makeover | Read More »