Mark Begich: one of the 97%. Also, poised to lose in Alaska, at this point.
Actually, based on net worth the man’s almost certainly not part of the Occupy movement’s (remember them*?) vaunted 99%, but that number represents something much more relevant: … 97%. That’s the amount of time Mr. Begich voted with Obama priorities—from ObamaCare to the stimulus to the president’s nominees. Another key number is zero. That’s how many times in his six years he sponsored an amendment that the | Read More »
12 year old Florida kid runs lemonade stand; municipal officials… *don’t* shut it down.
So, there’s a 12 year old kid in Dunedin, Florida with a lemonade/baked goods neighborhood stand… you know where this is going, right? Of course you do. This isn’t the first story of this type that you’d be hearing. Suffice it to say… look, this guy? Don’t be this guy. In a scenario reminiscent of the relationship between fictional characters Dennis the Menace and Mr. Wilson, | Read More »
Field Poll: Barack Obama’s appeal going sharply downward in California.
45/42 favorable ratings. In California. This is not good news for Democrats, going into the formal 2014 election season: I mean, imagine how Obama’s doing elsewhere. Mark DiCamillo, director of the Field Poll, said the trend is ominous for Obama, because the latest declines come from his base. Support among California Democrats dropped 8 percentage points to 68 percent over the last three months. Approval was | Read More »
Will the African-American vote save troubled Democratic Senate incumbents?
Michael Barone is… dubious. It’s apparent that even the most vigorous black turnout effort in the eight states [of thirteen with contested Senate races, including Georgia and Kentucky] with low black percentages is not going to make much difference. Democrats there must hope that their candidates can maintain levels of support from whites at or above the levels achieved by Obama in 2008 and 2012. | Read More »
One hopes that the viciously-beaten George Galloway is now asking himself, “Why do they hate me?”
What? Surely George Galloway doesn’t *want* my good wishes. After all, I’m a dirty little Zionist lackey and Jew-lover.
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Alleged ISIS laptop had a checklist for creating bioweapons.
The details of the materials quoted in that Foreign Policy article are sufficiently detailed that I’m not comfortable repeating them: you never know what foreign bad actors might be trolling this site for intel.
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Rep. Annie Kuster (D, New Hampshire-02) can’t find an actual Republican supporter?
Meet Robin Partello. And who is she? Well, she was someone who was featured as a Republican offering praise for Annie Kuster in a recent campaign ad for New Hampshire’s Second District. Just one, small, teeny-tiny problem: Woman in @RepAnnieKuster ad claims to be Republican, but Nashua clerk says she’s undeclared #nhpolitics #nh02 pic.twitter.com/lm9U7nmafG — James Pindell (WMUR) (@JamesPindell) August 27, 2014 That sounded a | Read More »
Rachel Maddow, neocon.
Of course I wrote that with malice aforethought. What’s the point of this gig if I can’t insert a needle here or there? That doesn’t detract from the slightly dark humor coming from this appearance of Maddow on MSNBC *: Rachel Maddow made a rare daytime appearance on MSNBC Wednesday, sitting down with Ezra Klein, who was filling in for Alex Wagner, to talk about the possibility of a Congressional | Read More »
Gwen Graham’s (D-CAND, Florida-02) two-faced position on #Obamacare.
You’d think that politicians would learn not to say one thing in public, and another in (presumed) private…
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