James Carvelle channels Pseudolus

On Friday I quoted Pseudolus line about telling you when it's time to Panic, James Carvelle says its time: People often ask me what advice I would give the White House about various things. Today I was mulling over election results from New York and Nevada while thinking about that very question. What should the … Continue reading James Carvelle channels Pseudolus

A bad day for the Democratic Party, NY-9 NV-2 and Elizabeth Warren

For reasons I don't quite understand I found myself extremely tired yesterday and crashed at about 5 p.m. I woke up to two pieces of news spelling disaster for the Democratic Party and President Obama. The first being NY-9. Both the Washington Post and the New York Times report that Bob Turner has won election … Continue reading A bad day for the Democratic Party, NY-9 NV-2 and Elizabeth Warren

MSNBC discovers NY-9

Today on Morning Joe they folks around the table openly spoke about the NY-9 election and the polling showing Obama in huge trouble among independents in a district that has not had a GOP rep since my 90 year old aunt was a baby. Joe tried to play the "dirty tricks" early citing this politico … Continue reading MSNBC discovers NY-9

Words in Washington, Reality in NV-2 & NY-9

C.S. Lewis The Screwtape lettersThe characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. Zero Mostel & Leon Greene: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum Pseudolus: (to Hysterium) Calm yourself down! I'll … Continue reading Words in Washington, Reality in NV-2 & NY-9

The latest from Ladd Ehlinger

There is a special election in Nevada and you know what that means. Ladd Ehlinger strikes again! So if you are a reader in Nevada district 2 you know what to do, get out there September 13 and support Mark Amodei! And if you are in NY-9 don't forget Bob Turner either. Good show on … Continue reading The latest from Ladd Ehlinger

Democrat runs from Obama in NY-9?!?

Since yesterday on the Drudge report a this headline has sat on its page: However that headline doesn't tell the story, to understand its significance you have to add the words...in NY-9th! The Democratic candidate seeking to fill the congressional seat vacated by randy ex-Rep Anthony Weiner distanced himself from President Obama today — by … Continue reading Democrat runs from Obama in NY-9?!?

It depends on what TPM means by “thoroughly debunked”

As the hit count of Ladd Ehlinger's viral video on CA-36 manages to rise (on twitter @Webszachandrews tells me it has doubled since my post this morning) without my embedding of it; we see that Talking Points Memo DC apparently has a different definition of "thoroughly debunked" than CBS News: A man who said he … Continue reading It depends on what TPM means by “thoroughly debunked”