"Tom, I'm going to vote for you tomorrow even though you didn't ask me to." I was shocked. "Why, Mrs. O'Brian." I said, "I've lived across from you for eighteen years. I cut your grass in the summer. I shovel your walk in the winter. I didn't think I had to ask for your vote." … Continue reading The long primary season advantage for the GOP
One of the most important things a pol can do is to learn from mistakes. The key reason why John McCain managed to win the nomination was the division among those who opposed him. McCain was clearly one of the least popular candidates among conservatives but the division of the conservative vote allowed John McCain … Continue reading Mitt Romney learning from 2008
I visited every ward in Fitchburg to check on the turnout on Election day As always the ladies were delightful In every ward except ward 1 the turnout was reported as light, below avg. There were plenty of signs for Scott Bove who was my first choice for Sheriff (lost 52-48 in the dem primary … Continue reading Bristol Palin and Ward 2 in Fitchburg’s primary
You would think the candidate of a sitting president beating the candidate for a former president would not be big news. However this is the MSM and their anointed candidate is on the throne in office. Robert Stacy McCain who has a highly attuned and refined BS detector is having none of it: Really? I … Continue reading All morning on MSNBC the message is Obama Political Victory…
Good news and good judgment in Ga-4 as Liz Carter wins the republican primary without a runoff she will face Hank Johnson who also won outright. Given the demographics this won't be an easy fight but even more dramatic than the difference between the two on the issues is the difference in energy. Liz Carter … Continue reading Liz Carter wins Ga-4 primary
I had already given my appraisal of Ga-4, but this Gay Marriage ruling is a gamechanger. I've already declared Liz Carter the stronger candidate on the republican side. Her position on Gay Marriage wasn't going to hurt much, economics was the issue and her gay marriage position wouldn't matter in the house. Now almost certainly … Continue reading The gay marriage ruling a game changer in Ga-4? UPDATED
...check out the first paragraph from The Brad Blog's report on the ruling concerning Allan Greene's election in SC: The South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Board rejected Judge Vic Rawl's protest to the results of last week's U.S. Senate primary, despite no evidence presented that the results were accurate, and despite Alvin Greene having not … Continue reading If you want to understand the liberal mind…
...it is because of stories like this: A fifth of nurses interviewed by researchers admitted that they had been involved in the euthanasia of a patient based on the "assumption" they would want to die. Nearly half of the nurses - 120 of 248 - admitted they had taken part in "terminations without request or … Continue reading If you wonder why pro-life forces fight so hard…
about the Union defeat reminds us of. Basically how dollars that are supposed to be used helping members are spent elsewhere as this post from the morning bell highlights: In his ongoing battle with teachers unions, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) recently told a town hall in Robbinsville: “My argument is not with teachers … Continue reading Pundit & Pundetts highlights one importnat point
But sitting here on my couch in Massachusetts I could pull 3% in a Democratic Primary against Barbara Boxer. And that's as a Conservative, Catholic Sarah Palin Supporter. Refer to Moral Victory, definition of.
...don't get cocky.
Boy it must have been painful to say that, but that is the story at Politico: Some of Sarah Palin’s riskiest endorsements scored major victories Tuesday for the former Alaska governor, showing off her power in Republican primaries. Palin had four primary endorsements in play – Carly Fiorina, Nikki Haley, Terry Branstad and Cecile Bledsoe … Continue reading Morning Joe: “A good night for Sarah Palin”
I had a long lunch with Cory Ruth today at a place called Arizona's: The write up that is promised at the end of the interview is going to have to wait until Sunday or Monday, but it will be coming.
I had the dickens of a time getting these files to upload which is why this hasn't gone up earlier. But I attended the candidates forum in Norcross, where among many others the republicans running for the ga-7 nomination appeared. I had enough space on my cards for the opening statements and the first two … Continue reading Ga-7 Republican congressional candidates
Not 8 as I said earlier but I'll stay late