Is the GOP establishment taking lessons from Market Basket?

What's the use of being elected or re-elected if you don't stand for something President Grover Cleveland They say all if fair in love, war and politics but I suspect the GOP has won the battle but risks losing the war over Mississippi. In Mississippi Cochran the desire to keep Cochran in the Senate was … Continue reading Is the GOP establishment taking lessons from Market Basket?

An Update from Bishop Crudup in Mississippi (And another)

Gracchus:   Don't you be so stiff necked bout it, politics is a practical profession.   If a criminal has what you want you do business with him Spartacus 1960 You might recall that I was very taken aback by the NYT story this weekend concerning monies being spent in the Thad Cochran race and was … Continue reading An Update from Bishop Crudup in Mississippi (And another)

Does NOBODY see the Potential Headline here?

Today the NYT is reporting on the runoff race in Mississippi with the headline: Cochran Asking Blacks to Rescue Him in Republican Primary Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup stood before roughly a dozen of his colleagues at a weekly Baptist fellowship meeting last week and asked for their help in a fight that, until now, would … Continue reading Does NOBODY see the Potential Headline here?

Eric Cantor Does the Right Thing: Democrats Hardest Hit

But remember: big tent! We must all stick together! Unless it’s Richard Lugar refusing to back Richard Mourdock after being beaten in the primary; or Charlie Crist switching parties; or Karl Rove attacking Christine O’Donnell on the night of her primary upset; or the attacks on Sharon Angle, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Steve King, and … Continue reading Eric Cantor Does the Right Thing: Democrats Hardest Hit

Dana Bash & the Scourge of SRASS (Sudden Republican Anti-Semitism Syndrome)

Archie: They change their last names but keep their first names so that they'll still recognize each other. Mike: What the hell are you talking about? Archie: Well, you get two Jews meeting on the street. One of them says his name is Smith ... Izzy Smith. That's how it works, see? So you get Sol Nelson, … Continue reading Dana Bash & the Scourge of SRASS (Sudden Republican Anti-Semitism Syndrome)

From this Moment No Pro-Amnesty Republican is Safe

This was largely as I predicted, except the Silly party won Monty Python, Election night special 1969 I decided to hit the sack very early last night and slept poorly with horrible nightmares that kept waking me, when I woke up this morning I had a splitting headache. When I turned on my laptop my … Continue reading From this Moment No Pro-Amnesty Republican is Safe

The NRSC Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist Thad Cochran Gambit

Right now the establishment claims it's getting ready to go in to stop the latest Tea Party candidate The National Republican Senatorial Committee tells NBC News that it's "all in" for Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., in his likely runoff against Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel. "We are all in for Thad," NRSC spokesman Brad Dayspring … Continue reading The NRSC Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist Thad Cochran Gambit

The IRS Smoking E-mails: MSM goes the full Sgt. Schultz

Sgt. Schultz: Oh I see nothing, I was not here, I didn't even get up this morning! Hogan's Heroes Hold That Tiger 1965 Was it just a few months ago,  after we found the investigator of the IRS scandal was an Obama donor & was rather tardy in interviewing victims that the press which have … Continue reading The IRS Smoking E-mails: MSM goes the full Sgt. Schultz

Field Guide to CPAC 2014 Mike Steinberg (R) NC 9

The last Pol I interviewed at CPAC 2014 was Mike Steinberg who is running in the GOP primary against Congressman Robert Pittenger His web site is here. No Democrat has filed for the 9th district so baring something totally unexpected The May 6th primary will determine who will representing the 9th district in November.

Voices of the Candidates Jackie Kostas Worcester 11th District

Last week at the Twin City Tea Party candidate event several pols and their representatives spoke, but my favorite is a novice to politics Jackie Kostas an immigrant from Peru. Her English isn't the best but she stood up and answered questions I don't understand, this person is an immigrant from South America, a woman … Continue reading Voices of the Candidates Jackie Kostas Worcester 11th District

Field Guide to CPAC 2014: Mark Zeiter Running in Ohio 11th

There are a lot of people who are out there fighting the good fight in tough districts throughout the country. One of them is Mark Zeiter running in Ohio's 11th. Guys like Zeiter deserve more attention than they are getting.

Voices of the Candidates Karen Anderson 2nd Franklin

Karen Anderson spoke at the Twin City Tea Party candidates night Monday. When the Subject of the DCF came in Q & A you can see this was a subject that moves her. As was evidenced by her answer to my question her web site is here.

Field Guide to NRLC 2014 : Hello America he is Michael Graham

It's April Fools day so it's appropriate our piece from the Northeastern Republican Leadership conference in Nashua NH was Michael Graham's hilarious speech. A lot of his humor came from the state of the GOP in Massachusetts. Given how things are around here you've just got to laugh.

The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 16: Ending with Optimism

The final in my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin Day 8: Anticipation Day 9: Don't blow … Continue reading The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 16: Ending with Optimism

The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 14: Why We Fight

This is the 14th of my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin Day 8: Anticipation Day 9: … Continue reading The 16 days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 14: Why We Fight