Earth to Romney GOP et/al Trump Won the Nomination, deal with it

There are plenty of reasons why I think Donald Trump, given the field we had,  was the wrong choice for GOP nominee, his tendency for mendacity, uncertainty on his core principles, his previous recent association with liberalism and his embrace of cultural liberalism to name a few. There are quite a few people, including many I … Continue reading Earth to Romney GOP et/al Trump Won the Nomination, deal with it

“I’ve Always Known How to Count”

One of the Favorite phrases of Tip O'Neill was "I've always known how to count." indicating that he had a clear idea of if a bill had the votes to pass or no or if a candidate had a path to win an election. That keeps coming to mind as we repeatedly hear that the … Continue reading “I’ve Always Known How to Count”

The Ignored Stat in Ted Cruz’s Favor

As I've written a lot lately the only way for a candidate to overtake Donald Trump is to look at things realistically and plan accordingly. So you don't hear a lot of analysis here that's tinted with Rose Colored glasses. I understand that my man is behind and that he has to not only defeat … Continue reading The Ignored Stat in Ted Cruz’s Favor

Charlie Baker’s Blueprint for Trump’s revenge on the GOP Establishment

Yesterday we talked about how for the GOP their real fear is that key patronage positions leading to increased power would go to people whose primary loyalty was to Trump and not to party. That is the reason why they are potentially willing to elect a woman who was willing to leave Americans in trouble … Continue reading Charlie Baker’s Blueprint for Trump’s revenge on the GOP Establishment

Bill James and Ty Cobb Illustrate Marco Rubio Perfectly

And it is a common saying that it is best first to catch the stag, and afterwards, when he has been caught, to skin him. Henry De Bracton I find myself constantly amazed at the insistence of partisans of Marco Rubio that not winning any primaries or caucuses is the path to the GOP nomination. … Continue reading Bill James and Ty Cobb Illustrate Marco Rubio Perfectly

The Trump Factor in a GOP House Primary election

Your first job is to get re-elected. Sam Rayburn If you looked at the Mainstream media Thursday evening and Friday morning there was a single theme. The Conservative caucus in the house was doomed, they were stuck with John Boehner and that if they force an election for speaker through a motion to "vacate the … Continue reading The Trump Factor in a GOP House Primary election

I’ve got to disagree with Red State on Renne Ellmers here

Meglos: Well, gentlemen, shall we all descend together into the earth for another thousand years or shall we resume our original arrangements? Grugger: Well, I'm prepared to forget that little incident. Meglos: Oh, I hope not. Brotadac: We'll remember. Doctor Who Meglos 1980 God, the Father of mercies, through the death and resurrection of his … Continue reading I’ve got to disagree with Red State on Renne Ellmers here

The Trump MSM Symbiotic relationship: Epilogue The Ending

Michael Corleone: Tom, wait a minute. I'm talking about a cop that's mixed up in drugs. I'm talking about a - a - a dishonest cop - a crooked cop who got mixed up in the rackets and got what was coming to him. That's a terrific story. And we have newspaper people on the … Continue reading The Trump MSM Symbiotic relationship: Epilogue The Ending

How to Spot Different Types of Presidential Candidates from Quite a Long Way Away: #2 The Stalking Horse

The second in a series you can read about the Fee Booster aka the Resume Enhancer here. So now we continue: How to spot different types of candidates from quite a long way away   #2  The Stalking Horse aka The Attack Dog Distinguishing Characteristics  1.  An active high profile political career 2.  Positions nearly … Continue reading How to Spot Different Types of Presidential Candidates from Quite a Long Way Away: #2 The Stalking Horse

How to Spot Different Types of Presidential Candidates from Quite a Long Way Away: #1 The Resume Enhancer

Instapundit tells us that former Governor of NY George Pataki is about to announce a run for president of the united states and sarcastically teases that posts with the words: Feel the excitement Now the reality of course is George Pataki, like Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham and quite a few of the others have only … Continue reading How to Spot Different Types of Presidential Candidates from Quite a Long Way Away: #1 The Resume Enhancer

Ben Carson in New Hampshire 5-10-15 Last Stop Hollis NH

After the Manchester Community College event I wrote about yesterday Dr. Carson attended a house party hosted by Granite Grok's Mike Rogers After a short speech at this informal setting Dr Carson answered a variety of questions on topics on various topics Taxes Ukraine: Foreign Debt: Interest Rates: Common Core: Obamacare Immigration: Visas: He also … Continue reading Ben Carson in New Hampshire 5-10-15 Last Stop Hollis NH

DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon EST Gop Candidate Mark Fisher

On Today's DaTechGuy on DaRadio we welcome GOP candidate Mark Fisher to the show. We'll talk about the campaign, the latest Boston Globe poll.  Market Basket and more. You can listen live here or call 888-9-fedora And of course we are played on FTR Radio and the 405 media as well You can join the conversation at … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon EST Gop Candidate Mark Fisher

Speaking of PACs and Races let’s talk NH-1

With Mississippi's Senate runoff taking place today most of the attention is going to the money flowing there but Granite Grok tells us that in NH-1 there are things going on that are rather interesting. Dan Innis is running for the GOP nomination in NH-1. Steve McDonald notes says he's a nice guy and understands … Continue reading Speaking of PACs and Races let’s talk NH-1

If you want to know what the Tea Party Stands for…

...this is it: I have an affinity who consider your prayers more important that your support.  He's on my prayer list. Via Stacy McCain who met the man and said this: Having met the man, I need no more persuading. That's good enough for me. CRAIG McCULLOCH for CONGRESS '

Mike Allen should apologize to Morning Joe Viewers

Today on Morning Joe a fraud was perpetuated on the viewers during Mike Allen's Politico segment. The topic was GOP establishment strength in primaries in 2014.  Jazz Shaw touched on the subject at HotAir this weekend: it just may turn out that McConnell is finding some room to relax. Chris McDaniel has made some gains … Continue reading Mike Allen should apologize to Morning Joe Viewers