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    It Never Was the Democrats’ Base

    It Never Was the Democrats' Base

    Since Election Night of 2012, I have been saying this. I am a broken record on it. The Democrats’ ultimate election problem is that they have confused Barack Obama’s base for their base. They are not the same and the late polling is showing it. Suddenly, Republicans are finding more seats in play for the House. Additionally, Senate seats are now breaking the GOP’s way. | Read More »

    The Love Affair With Obamacare

    The Love Affair With Obamacare

    Americans love Obamacare, the New York Times propagandizes today. It’s not the only media outfit running with this story today, suggesting a coordinated campaign effort a week before the election. According to the New York Times, it is too soon to tell if Obamacare is working, except with the young. There, Obamacare seems to be working. But, here’s the kicker. With the Obama Administration claiming | Read More »

    The Last Week

    The Last Week

    This is, thankfully, the final week in the run up to the general election. The day after, I’ll have a post-election call. You can sign up for it here. This week, the Democrats are going to pull out all the stops. In North Carolina, they’re focusing on Trayvon Martin to scare black voters. In Georgia, they are focused on Ferguson for the same thing. More | Read More »

    The Wild Variations

    I have noticed some wild variations in polling in places like South Dakota, Kentucky, and Georgia. Places that should not be in play seem to be in play. What makes it so bizarre is that in these states President Obama remains deeply unpopular. The national polling should flow down into state level polling, but it does not seem to be. In particular, the Georgia polling | Read More »

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    What the Heck is Happening in Georgia?

    Freak out!!!!!! At least that seems to be the GOP’s reaction to the polling in Georgia. Relax people. We are going into overtime for sure in the Senate race. That runoff will be in 2015. Georgians will have to endure two of the smuggest politicians ever to run for office for two more month. But hey! For those of us with radio shows in Atlanta, | Read More »

    This is Horrifying

    This is Horrifying

    As you know by now, ISIS was able to capture a military shipment dropped into the Syrian/Iraq area that was meant for Kurds. The shipment of weapons and supplies for the Kurds was intended for use combatting ISIS. What is so horrifying about all this is why the Department of Defense says ISIS capturing the pallet of supplies is “not significant.” Here is Jim Sciutto | Read More »

    Moral Equivalence

    I noted last night that we do not hear of new converts to Christianity going on to kill, behead, or blow themselves up. More often, though, we are finding in the relativistic, amoral modern West that new recruits to Islam are doing just that. A convert in Oklahoma beheaded a lady. In the last two days various new converts to Islam in Canada have engaged | Read More »

    With 12 Days to Go, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Wants Republican Leaders to Oppose Religious Liberty

    With 12 Days to Go, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Wants Republican Leaders to Oppose Religious Liberty

    Georgia is facing a very close election. Public polling has the Democrat leading the Republican for the U.S. Senate seat. The Republican Governor is neck and neck with Jimmy Carter’s grandson. And Georgia’s Chamber of Commerce today wants Georgia’s Republicans to publicly stand against Hobby Lobby, the Little Sisters of the Poor, and religious liberty in general. Many of the state’s Republican leaders will do | Read More »

    It’s Like a Gang Land Initiation

    It's Like a Gang Land Initiation

    The man who beheaded that lady in Oklahoma is a recent convert to Islam. The Canadians suffered a terrorist attack today by a recent convert to Islam. The day before they had another attack by a recent convert of Islam. I don’t remember ever hearing about a recent convert to Christianity shooting up a government building, killing a soldier, or beheading anyone. But if you | Read More »

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    Polling Against the President and Other Trends

    I spent a great deal of time on all the national polling trends against the President. More and more I’m beginning to believe something is off with a lot of state level polling.

    The End

    The End

    The public has tired of Barack Obama. More and more polling is beginning to reflect that and, given the latest Associated Press and Reuters polling, I wonder if some pollsters showing very close races are actually overcompensating because of 2012. That point is worth considering first. Having talked to a number of pollsters, both Democrat and Republican, there are a few good, credible pollsters who | Read More »

    Boo Freaking Hoo

    Boo Freaking Hoo

    Esquire has a big story for their November magazine on just how awful it is to be a congressman. “We’re in a living hell and don’t know how to get out,” the title declares. The congressmen who talk, many of them on background, reflect that sentiment. Just about everything in the article makes me happy. Why is Congress such a living hell? People in public | Read More »

    If You Vote Republican, The Confederacy Wins (Or Something LIke That)

    If You Vote Republican, The Confederacy Wins (Or Something LIke That)

    The New York Times had a story over the weekend that an internal polling memo shows the Democrats must get black voters mobilized ASAP to win. If black voters do not get mobilized, the Democrats are toast. Within a day of the New York Times story, a flyer was found on cars parked at a Fayetteville, NC church for Sunday service. The flyer had a | Read More »

    Jason Carter, Jimmy’s Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government

    Jason Carter, Jimmy's Grandson, Thinks Our Rights Come From the Government

    Jason Carter is who the Democrats have chosen to lose in the gubernatorial race this year in Georgia. Carter is History’s Greatest Monster’s grandson. He’s a Duke grad. He’s a practicing attorney. He is in the Georgia State Senate. Over the weekend, Carter participated in a gubernatorial debate and all but admitted he supports gay marriage. You can hear what he said for yourself. But | Read More »

    You Will Be Made to Care

    Every want to know how campaigns target precincts and work on vote totals? In tonight’s show I explained how campaigns work behind the scenes. Then I did a pivot. From Houston to Idaho, gay rights activists are going to make you care. I dive deep tonight.