Of Black Magic and Bearded Marxists

I assume that only deaf and blind individuals in this country are unaware that GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell said on the execrable Bill Maher’s show Politically Incorrect in 1999 that as a young woman she dabbled in witchcraft.  What brought

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T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII Weighs in on the Delaware Race

The indispensable Iowahawk brings us again the thoughts of T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII, Rino of the Rinos, and his musings on the Christine O’Donnell victory in the Delaware GOP Senate primary: Thus I assumed when the Delaware Republican party approached

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A New Logo? Yeah, That'll Turn Things Around!

Hattip to my friend Jay Anderson at Pro Ecclesia.  Yesterday Democrat leaders had a momentous press conference.   With considerable fanfare they announced: Yep, with the Party of the Jackass set to get perhaps the worst drubbing since 1894, a truly

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Electoral Revolt

In a year of political stunners, last night’s result in the GOP primary in Delaware still stood out.  Christine O’Donnell, Palin-endorsed tea party activist, upset Mike Castle, former two-term Governor of Delaware and long term GOP congressman, who, until last week, was

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And Your Little Dog, Too!

Hands down the most entertaining political ad I’ve seen this year.  John Dennis has the well-nigh hopeless task of defeating the Lying Worthless Political Hack, a\k\a Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House.  In Pelosi’s San Francisco District Che Guevara would probably

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Mama Grizzlies, Ewoks and Sarah Palin

One of the more notable events in November this year will likely be the election of a record number of conservative pro-life Republican women to Congress, statehouses and state legislatures.  Their impact could be enormous.   Sarah Palin launched a movement in 2008 which

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Miss Me Yet?

Hattip to Allahpundit at HotAir. A PPP poll for Ohio shows that by a 50-42 margin Buckeye voters would rather have Bush in the White House than Obama.  Bush of course remains quite unpopular, but this poll demonstrates just how unpopular Obama and

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Political Miscellania 8/31/10

A roundup of recent political news: 1.  GOP Takes Unprecedented Lead On Gallup Generic Congressional Ballot– Gallup has been running the generic Congressional ballot since 1942.  Yesterday it showed Republicans ahead by 10 points. The Republican leads of 6, 7, and 10

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$13 Trillion of Debt…Nothing to Show For It

Recently a Senator made the following statement: “We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet” and, “in my view we have nothing to show for it.” What right wing Republican made that statement?  Well actually

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Tea Party Claims Another Scalp

Pro-abort incumbent Lisa Murkowski, apparently was defeated in the Republican primary in Alaska for the US Senate nomination by Palin endorsed pro-life Joe Miller, a tea party activist.  This is the most stunning political upset thus far this season.  Miller was widely

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The Best Candidate for Congress You've Never Heard Of

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  Every election there are candidates running for Congress who are decided underdogs in their races, but who would make superb representatives if they can pull off an upset.  My personal favorite this cycle is Teresa

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Senator Kay Hagan Just Does Not Get It

Miss Kay Hagan is doing a poor job of defending the “merits” of ObamaCare to a mother who has sick children.  In addition to her sick children, her and her husbands benefits have been cut down or eliminated in order

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Electoral Tsunami Coming

Three recent polls indicate what a wipeout the Democrats are facing in November: 1.  The Republicans have a 12 point lead on the latest Rasmussen Congressional Generic ballot, the highest lead they have ever had in that poll: Republican candidates

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Not Ready for Prime Time

Hattip to Ace of Spades.  Now I know this will come as a shock, but Mr. Marceaux is not expected to be the next governor of the sovereign state of  Tennessee.  However, he is vastly entertaining which puts him ahead

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Political Miscellania 7/14/10

  A roundup of recent political news.  1.  Deficit Cancer-Erskine Bowles, co-chairman with Allan Simpson, former Republican senator from Wyoming, of President Obama’s debt and deficit commission, is Bill Clinton’s former chief of staff.  Therefore I was somewhat surprised at how

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Political Miscellania 6/24/10

A roundup of recent political news. 1.  Nikki Haley, see the above video, crushed her opponent in the runoff 65-35.  She survived bizzare accusations of infidelity, attacks on whether she is a Christian, her parents are Sikh immigrants, and outright

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Political Miscellania 6/16/10

1.  As the above video indicates, Congressman Bob Etheridge (D.NC) does not realize that he is living in the age of video cell phones and Youtube.  His GOP opponent, Renee Ellmers, reminds him of the current facts of political life. 2.  If

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Political Miscellania 5/25/10

A roundup of recent political news. 1.  Rule one of a sex scandal:  Do not have your mistress interview you on the topic of abstinence education as Congressman Mark Souder (R.Ind) did in the above video.  Souder had the common sense to resign , and

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Lying to Join The Band of Brothers

I have never served in combat or been in a warzone for which I thank God.  However, many of my friends are veterans of combat in conflicts stretching from World War II to Iraq.  Such an experience marks them.  They tell

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Political Miscellania 5/12/10

A wrap-up of various items of political interest. 1.  The video that heads this post is one of the reasons why my vote for McCain in 2008 was a two handed vote, with one hand holding my nose.  McCain has long been

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Political Miscellania

A round up of various political items of interest: 1. We lead off with the above video.  Contessa Brewer, MSNBC’s representative journalist for the empty-headed bimbo demographic, is just so darned ticked off that the Time’s Square Would Be Bomber

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Mickey Kaus: Democrat With a Difference

Mickey Kaus, blogger and writer, is running against Barbara Boxer in the Senate primary in California.  I have read with enjoyment his KausFiles for years.  Alas, Mr. Kaus is not pro-life.  If he were, I could imagine myself possibly voting

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Gallup: One Point Difference In Party ID

Further evidence that the Democrats are looking at an electoral disaster of epic proportions is given by a Gallup poll on party ID released this week.  The polls show Democrats at 46% and the Republicans at 45% in party ID.

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ObamaCare Bounce? What ObamaCare Bounce?

Perhaps a sign of public discontent with the passage of ObamaCare, the Republicans now lead by four points, 48-44, on the Gallup Generic Congressional ballot among registered  voters.  It is rare for Republicans to take the lead in this poll

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Stevens to Retire

Get ready for Obama appointment, Round 2. Supreme Court Justice Stevens announces he will retire in the summer. Not sure how the timing will work on this, especially as Obama and the Democrats try to avoid being too contentious right

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Could This be a 1946 Election?

When it comes to Congressional Elections, the foremost expert in the country is Michael Barone who has been studying these elections district by district for 50 years.  His Almanac of American Politics, which you may browse on line here , is

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Evan Bayh, Senator From Indiana, to Retire

If any more proof were needed as to how bad a year this is going to be for Democrats in November, in a stunning development Evan Bayh, Democrat Senator for Indiana, is going to announce today that he will not seek re-election.  Bayh

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Biden: Don't You Want To Follow In My Footsteps Son?

On Sunday Harry Thermal of Delaware Online ran a story that said he had the following conversation with the Veep: Now, one year later, he is dismayed by what has happened to the Senate, and he is trying to convince

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The Massachusetts Miracle: What Does It Mean?

Well Massachusetts has elected a Republican US Senator for the first time in 37 years.  What does this political upset of the century mean? 1.   ObamaCare is dead.  Not only because the Democrats now lack 60 votes to invoke cloture in

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Generic Congressional Ballot: Nine Point Republican Lead

Scott Rasmussen, the best political pollster in the country in my opinion, had a stunner yesterday in his latest generic Congressional ballot:  the Republicans have a nine point lead, 44% to 35%. The latest generic ballot numbers highlight a remarkable change

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