The Syracuse Post Standard spin strikes at Ann Marie Buerkle again

Things are heating up in NY-25 again Two years ago I had the privilege of watching Ann Marie Buerkle call BS on the media and the Syracuse papers Both on a story concerning taxes and rents and then on the polls. Well we are getting toward another election cycle and the paper insisted Buerkle was … Continue reading The Syracuse Post Standard spin strikes at Ann Marie Buerkle again

How dare you refuse to spend money you don’t have Ann Marie Buerkle!

That's what I get out of this article at the Syracuse "she's down 12 and sinking fast" Post Standard: When four days and nights of debate finally ended in the early morning hours Saturday and it was time to vote, U.S. Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle had no trouble making up her mind. Buerkle had to … Continue reading How dare you refuse to spend money you don’t have Ann Marie Buerkle!

How Dare Ann Marie Burkele oppose Abortion…

Says the Syracuse "She's 12 points down" post standard: When asked about her renewed focus on abortion this past week, Buerkle said she is performing her duty to represent the views of the 25th Congressional District. Buerkle said she is convinced most residents of the district agree with the bills she has co-sponsored. “I can’t … Continue reading How Dare Ann Marie Burkele oppose Abortion…

Two great nurses for a sick congress

With less than 18 hours to the show premiere I've had little time for blogging but I see there is great news from two districts where Registered Nurses rather than career politicians are changing the face of the congress. Renee Ellmers has won in NC-2. My congratulations to Renee, Lorie Byrd and all those who … Continue reading Two great nurses for a sick congress

Here comes the lawyers to NY 25

Syracuse.com via Live at 5 reports that the lawyers are in town: Cars with Maryland, Michigan and Kansas license plates are parked outside the Wayne County Board of Elections in Lyons, a rural Erie Canal crossroads between Rochester and Syracuse. Inside, lawyers for U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei, D-DeWitt, and challenger Ann Marie Buerkle are seated … Continue reading Here comes the lawyers to NY 25

My Interview with Ann Marie Buerkle

Following up on my last post I spoke to Ann Marie Buerkle this week: DaTechGuy: How are the absentee ballots looking so far? Ann Marie Buerkle: They are looking pretty good absentee ballots are breaking more from areas I've done well in. DTG: So what kind of tactics have you been seeing the other side … Continue reading My Interview with Ann Marie Buerkle

NY-25 and the Mystery of the Lost Election

You might remember Ny-25 as one of the stops on my pre-election road trip. Well strange things seem to be going on over there. The first strange thing is the absence of media attention, apparently this is a request from the Maffei campaign that has apparently not fallen on deaf ears: any vote totals reported … Continue reading NY-25 and the Mystery of the Lost Election

At the Twin city tea party victory party 300 SPARTANS!

We 300 Spartans of the Twin City Tea Party are breaking out the Mead in our Valhalla at the Border Grille and Bar. Update: The slideshow from Valhalla There is not a long face in the house as we celebrate the greatest Republican victory nationwide in 90 years. And what do the democrats in Massachusetts … Continue reading At the Twin city tea party victory party 300 SPARTANS!

At the Examiner: Tracking The Big Red Wave

My latest for the Examiner is Tracking the Big Red Wave: Last week in Ma-4 I talked to A Haitian immigrant who came 32 years ago indignant that people assumed she supported the president because she is black and talking of American opportunity , while her co-worker spoke of regret for her Obama vote of … Continue reading At the Examiner: Tracking The Big Red Wave

Voices of the people: Joe at the Ann Marie Buerkle press conference

I talked to Joe at the end of the press conference on October 18th I've heard Joe's complaint repeated over and over again when I am writing and even when I'm just at the diner having a bite. It's the new people getting involved that makes all the difference

Round up links for DaTechGuy & Stacy road trip

Never had a general instalanche before so rather than hitting the sack here is a summary of posts on my road trip with Stacy McCain. I should note the Massachusetts races were covered with McCain on his trip to Mass as we did daily road trips. VA-11 Keith Fimian Voices of the Voters Edward in … Continue reading Round up links for DaTechGuy & Stacy road trip

Ann Marie Buerkle talks to the press in Ny-25

Here is a clip after the main press conference on the 18th where Ann Marie Buerkle answers press questions If you ask me this race is more than wide open.

Voices of the voters: Joyce at the Buerkle event

Joyce is another voter who got involved with the Buerkle event You haven't seen them before but the country will see them in the election of 1932 2010

Voices of the people: Jason Fitzgerald and Hughey Woodring

Hughey Woodring and Jason Fitzgerald talk to me about the Tom Marino campaign and Pa in general. The most important words said in this interview: Me: What would you like to say to those people not only in this country but all across the country republicans and conservatives who are thinking: "It's looking good and … Continue reading Voices of the people: Jason Fitzgerald and Hughey Woodring

Ann Marie Buerkle Press conference and the Maffei Halloween Whoppers

Camillus NY 10:30 A.M. Oct 18, 2010 (via Ithaca NY 1:32 p.m. at the house of Legal Insurrection) Stacy & I hit the Ann Marie Buerkle Press conference in front of a small mall in Camillus NY today The Press was there to hear what she had to say: Buerkle bluntly stated that congressman Maffei … Continue reading Ann Marie Buerkle Press conference and the Maffei Halloween Whoppers