Florida Woman

Yeah, I'm from California. So what? by baldilocks Call me paranoid, but I think things like this are intentional. MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell on Monday claimed Florida's Broward County election supervisor Brenda Snipes is a Republican, despite the fact she is a Democrat. "We should also point out that Brenda Snipes in Broward County is … Continue reading Florida Woman

GOP Post Debate Thoughts

Yesterday's GOP debate proved several things. The GOP can do substance, there were good questions and answers and while there were several tough blows they were all within the bounds of propriety. It also proved what I've said that Trump can do substance. There were solid difference between the candidates and they were highlighted very … Continue reading GOP Post Debate Thoughts

My Question for Mickey Kaus

At Instapundit there is a piece on the CNN Marco Rubio Kerfuffle that includes a quote from Mickey Kaus via Twitter: I assume ppl have already speculated this is just a cunning ploy to lower expectations (Team Rubio's specialty) https://t.co/v363jiQ80a— Mickey Kaus (@kausmickey) March 8, 2016 Because it is twitter rather than his own blog … Continue reading My Question for Mickey Kaus

Marco Rubio & Twitter have the Same Problem #freestacy

Yesterday we talked about and linked to the story of Twitter Hemorrhaging money but the more I think of it the more Twitter's financial and publicity problems remind me of Marco Rubio. Consider Twitter has a systemic problem of how to make money.  It's business model depends on advertisers being willing to pay to get their … Continue reading Marco Rubio & Twitter have the Same Problem #freestacy

Tell me Who’s the Con Man Here?

Vroomfondel (?): What we demand is a total absence of solid facts, I demand that I may or may not be Vroomfondel The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy Super Tuesday is done and if there is one thing he can say for sure it's this. The chances of Donald Trump failing to win the GOP … Continue reading Tell me Who’s the Con Man Here?

The 2004 Red Sox The #gop Establishment & My Fellow Conservative Activists

Missy (The Master): He's trapped at the heart of the Dalek empire. He's a prisoner of the creatures who hate him most in the universe. Between us and him is everything the deadliest race in all of history can throw at us. We, on the other hand, have a pointy stick. How do we start? … Continue reading The 2004 Red Sox The #gop Establishment & My Fellow Conservative Activists

CNN’s Racist Gift Basket for María Celeste Arrarás

G Reilly: How would you like it I had the maid over there bring your ass a pinata, that stuff was full of with candy and nachos and chimichangas and tacos, and burritos and a blanket with a big ass bottle of Tequila. what would you say? Gabriel Iglesias: Thank You! Gabriel Iglesias Racist Gift … Continue reading CNN’s Racist Gift Basket for María Celeste Arrarás

My @TedCruz Debate/Election Comeback Plan vs @realDonaldTrump

I've written several posts on the current electoral situation in the GOP  and noticed some of the statements of the various campaigns that are completely divorced from reality when it comes to dealing with Donald Trump. Furthermore on twitter, but not yet on the blog I've hit the absolutely stupidity of Mitt Romney's attack on … Continue reading My @TedCruz Debate/Election Comeback Plan vs @realDonaldTrump

The Illusions that Nevada’s GOP results shatter

Ohila: All you're doing is giving her hope. 12th Doctor: Since when is hope a bad thing? Ohila: Hope is a terrible thing on the scaffold. Doctor Who: Hell Bent 2015 It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong. Richard … Continue reading The Illusions that Nevada’s GOP results shatter

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

It’s Time to Stop Pretending Trump is Not Winning Big

Ok We've now had three primaries and my man Ted Cruz has won 1, finished 2nd once and finished 3rd once.  A pretty good record so far.  In baseball that would be a .333 avg. Marco Rubio who is being celebrated by the pundits and the party as the man to watch has one 2nd … Continue reading It’s Time to Stop Pretending Trump is Not Winning Big

Endorsements are nice but Show me a Win Marco

The Marco Rubio Campaign is rightly crowing over winning the Gov Nikki Haley sweepstakes in SC Team Cruz supposedly made a “feverish bid” for her support, pitching her on the idea that her criticism of Trump in her SOTU rebuttal had damaged her populist cred and backing Cruz would be one way to restore it. … Continue reading Endorsements are nice but Show me a Win Marco

I’m old enough to remember when 3rd place was awesome & 2nd was not

Yesterday I talked about the media narrative and how, no matter what the result, the narrative would already be in place. Anyone who watched the coverage yesterday and today can recognize this.   Just a week ago, we were told by the talking heads that Donald Trump's 2nd place finish by 4 pts was a … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember when 3rd place was awesome & 2nd was not

My NH Primary Media CW predictions

If anyone tells you that they know what's going to happen today in NH they are full of it. However while the actual results of the evening are totally up in the air, the MSM memes for today are completely predictable. DONALD TRUMP: If Donald wins this by more than 10 pts MSM will start … Continue reading My NH Primary Media CW predictions

the Unexpectedly chronicles Hillary Accomplishments vs Rubio Accomplishments on Morning Joe

Today on Morning Joe it's been all about "Marco Rubio and accomplishments" fueled by the inability of Rick Santorum to name one. They've been all in on the "lack of Rubio accomplishments" meme that Chris Christie launched in the debate and in fairness it's not an unreasonable argument to make about a 1st term Senator … Continue reading the Unexpectedly chronicles Hillary Accomplishments vs Rubio Accomplishments on Morning Joe

The Unexpectedly Chronicles So much for GOP hating Blacks & Hispanics

There is a lot to say about Iowa's results and I'll be saying it a bit later but I want to note one story from the results in Iowa that is getting no press. As you know by now Ted Cruz won Iowa with 28% of the vote Trump came in 2nd and Rubio came … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles So much for GOP hating Blacks & Hispanics

#IowaCaucus Predictions Scenarios and when it’s Done, Then What?

As of this moment the only think we know for sure about Iowa is the fact that hotel room prices are about to drop like a rock. As I will be at work with no access to a radio or the net my first knowledge of the results in Iowa will, unless I take my … Continue reading #IowaCaucus Predictions Scenarios and when it’s Done, Then What?

Donald Trump’s secret #Iowacaucus Weapon vs Ted Cruz

When viewed in an inertial reference frame, an object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by an external force Newton's 1st law of Motion Lyndon Johnson's loss had been due a political fluke. He had been beaten not by his opponent's friends but by his opponent's … Continue reading Donald Trump’s secret #Iowacaucus Weapon vs Ted Cruz

Pastor Kelly & Nate Silver help decode the GOP Establishment

This morning while figuring out what I want to say today I read two posts that clicked in my mind exactly how to explain the GOP establishment. One of them was at Instapundit and linked to a piece by Nate Silver at Five Thirty Eight on Donald Trump & Polls titled One less reason to … Continue reading Pastor Kelly & Nate Silver help decode the GOP Establishment

Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context

9th Doctor: This station is designed to explode the minute it reaches capacity. Rose: Didn't anyone notice? Isn't there someone in London checking this sort of stuff? Margaret: We're in Cardiff. London doesn't care. The South Wales coast could fall into the sea and they wouldn't notice. Doctor Who Boomtown 2005 One of the most … Continue reading Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context