Dems win big in VA & Elsewhere. Where are the GOP riots, tears and genital hats?

Keep everything hazy in his mind now, and you will have all eternity wherein to amuse yourself by producing in him the peculiar kind of clarity which Hell affords. The Screwtape Letters II Despite some very public divisions and gaffe's over the last week in Virginia Democrats finally got a victory they were looking for and … Continue reading Dems win big in VA & Elsewhere. Where are the GOP riots, tears and genital hats?

White nationalists and black nationalists

By John Ruberry Around this time yesterday during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia one woman was killed and 19 others were injured when they were rammed and run over by a person driving a Dodge Challenger. James Alex Fields Jr, 20, was allegedly the behind the wheel of that muscle car. He's been … Continue reading White nationalists and black nationalists

Virginia Homeschooling and Religious Affiliation

By A.P. Dillon Last week, I highlighted an article that appeared in the NY Times that called into question the fundamental right to homeschool. The NY Times article focused a bit on Pennsylvania but, this week, a story garnered headlines coming out of Virginia.  This story out of Virginia is in the same flavor as the NY … Continue reading Virginia Homeschooling and Religious Affiliation

Breaking News from 1950 White Dem Candidate Refuses to shake Black Republican’s Opponents’ Hand

Remember how during the last election the left saying there were people trying to bring back the days of Jim Crow? Apparently they were right: After a lively debate, at 6:30 in the video, Jackson—the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor—attempts to shake hands with Northam, who will not shake it and doesn’t even look Jackson … Continue reading Breaking News from 1950 White Dem Candidate Refuses to shake Black Republican’s Opponents’ Hand

It depends on what the words “have your vote count” means

Why don't you want your vote to count? Tom Lavin Jan 18th 2013 What do you think the Swedes'll say sir?" he asked, greatly daring. The responsibility was none of his, and he knew by experience that Hornblower was likely to resent being reminded that Bush was thinking about it. "They can say what they … Continue reading It depends on what the words “have your vote count” means

Demoralized as Hell, Morning Joe & the Last Gasp Poll before Realville

I haven't dived deeply into polls much lately because frankly there has been no point, Mitt Romney has this race and baring the "Live Boy Dead girl" scenario it's not changing. (actually considering Romany's rep it wouldn't take a dead girl, a live girl would shatter his clean image completely) But with one week to … Continue reading Demoralized as Hell, Morning Joe & the Last Gasp Poll before Realville

Realville: NBC joins the “Poll Truther” Brigade…

...with this statement concerning their just released polls: In Ohio, where there has been a renewed focus by the Romney campaign after the former Massachusetts governor’s strong debate performance, Obama leads 51 percent to 45 percent. That’s a 2-point uptick for Romney. But the Ohio poll also included an 11-point advantage for self-described Democrats --- … Continue reading Realville: NBC joins the “Poll Truther” Brigade…

Realville: It’s not a poll, it’s a narrative

Yesterday I saw a poll out of New Hampshire, that was so unbelievable no incredible in its results that I thought it impossible that a TV station or a college would report it. With one month remaining before the November 6 election, Barack Obama has opened up a statistically significant lead over Mitt Romney in … Continue reading Realville: It’s not a poll, it’s a narrative

NBC/WSJ The Washington Post & the New Poll Math

German Propaganda Officer: It's the same dull stuff we've been doing. I wish we had something different, some kind of surprise Leslie Smythe Bedows: What if we told the the truth about the Eastern Front? German Propaganda Officer: I said surprise not shock. Hogan's Heroes "Who Stole my Copy of Mein Kampf?" 1969 There are … Continue reading NBC/WSJ The Washington Post & the New Poll Math

What’s as bad as buying votes? Buying signatures to get on the ballot

If this story from Lisa Graas is true it's a disgrace: When it was clear that Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Jon Huntsman failed to get on the ballot in Virginia, Hot Air reported it as a “fiasco”. I wrote that it is not a fiasco. Rick Santorum got back with me last night regarding … Continue reading What’s as bad as buying votes? Buying signatures to get on the ballot

A few things you might be missing if you are at Blogcon…

...but are significant. Item: Herman Cain not only still leads in the polls but Newt Gingrich has tied Romney Cain is still on top, and more than sixty percent of primary voters are saying the sexual harassment stories aren’t impacting their decision. It looks like the accusations are not having an effect on the polls, … Continue reading A few things you might be missing if you are at Blogcon…