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Website For NM Republican Senate Candidate Is Up
Allen McCulloch For New Mexico ^

Posted on 01/16/2006 5:18:36 PM PST by Clintonfatigued

A urologist and former chemical engineer, McCulloch seeks to be New Mexico's next U.S. Senator.


TOPICS: New Mexico; Campaign News; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: allenmcculloch; bingaman; election2006; mcculloch

1 posted on 01/16/2006 5:18:38 PM PST by Clintonfatigued
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To: PhilDragoo; AZRepublican; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; Coop; zbigreddogz; JohnnyZ; ...

McCulloch is an underdog, but he has the potential for being a great Senator. We need more people with scientific backgrounds in public office.


2 posted on 01/16/2006 5:33:52 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

That's an unusual combo. =8-0


3 posted on 01/16/2006 5:52:10 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Have you seen any polling on the New Mexico Senate Race? Or is it too much of a long shot to have attracted such attention?


4 posted on 01/16/2006 5:56:24 PM PST by MassachusettsGOP (Massachusetts Republican....A rare breed indeed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

A urologist?


5 posted on 01/16/2006 6:01:12 PM PST by The Old Hoosier (Right makes might.)
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To: MassachusettsGOP

I've seen no candidate polling. Only that Jeff Bingaman has a 59% approval rating.

It's an uphill race, but not out of reach. Bingaman has won reelection more on the basis of his opponents' weaknesses rather than his own strengths. If McCulloch can get sufficient funding, this race has potential.


6 posted on 01/16/2006 6:05:48 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

It's a better combination than lawyer/politician.


7 posted on 01/16/2006 6:11:24 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I read a couple of weeks ago that McCulloch actually outraised Pfeffer, 140k to 20k. I believe nearly all of his money came from Fundrasing and not himself. However, it should be mentioned that Bingaman has over a million ready to go.


8 posted on 01/16/2006 6:14:06 PM PST by MassachusettsGOP (Massachusetts Republican....A rare breed indeed)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Thanks for the tip. Also in the running is David Pfeffer.

Bingaman is a wholly-owned subsidiary of People for the Liberal Way et al--

Many, many people coming to New Mexico who don't share Bingaman's bloody obsession with abortion.

9 posted on 01/16/2006 6:15:25 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I'm personally waiting for a proctologist/investment banker.


10 posted on 01/16/2006 6:18:56 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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To: PhilDragoo

Pfeffer's campaign shows no sign of getting off the ground. Based on what little news I've read, McCulloch has the most viable campaign.

Being that you're a New Mexico resident, any insights you have to offer would be valuable.


11 posted on 01/16/2006 6:19:58 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued
An incumbent with a million dollars and the protective coloration of feigned moderation is a difficult target--particularly when protected and promoted by the print and electronic media of the state.

That he made Charlie Trie a celebrity in Asia with an illegitimate seat on his commission, that Trie parlayed that (and a half million in illegal contributions) into a position as Beijing's mouthpiece ("Dear President"), that Bingaman covered for Clemons and obstructed Burton's investigation--these concern only those who are foremost American patriots.

Bingaman pretends to commoness which explodes upon examination: the new New Mexican is family and church oriented, not baby-killing and atheism.

It is in fact the junior senator who is grossly out of step with his constituency, as he claimed of his 2000 opponent Bill Redmond.

The state party seems moribund in the bitter aftermath of the gubernatorial race.

And one questions how much support will come from the national party.

The race may seem a bridge too far for seasoned pols--but would be a fresh opportunity for those not jaded by conventional wisdom.

12 posted on 01/16/2006 6:37:10 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: PhilDragoo

Though I don't live in New Mexico myself, I am willing to give this race a chance. Bingaman actually wanted to retire but was persuaded to seek reelection by his colleagues. A candidate who doesn't truly want the office can be caught off guard by an ambitious opponent.


13 posted on 01/16/2006 6:41:16 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Jeff Chandler; SmithL; Howlin; MNJohnnie; Seadog Bytes; presidio9; ConservativeGreek; Liz

ping


14 posted on 01/16/2006 6:43:37 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Thanks, I'll spread the word up here.


15 posted on 01/16/2006 6:52:23 PM PST by ConservativeGreek
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To: Kuksool; BigSkyFreeper

ping


16 posted on 01/16/2006 7:24:30 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Hopeful he can send Bingaman packing, and put two Republicans in the Senate from New Mexico. That is my hope here in Montana as well.


17 posted on 01/16/2006 7:38:11 PM PST by BigSkyFreeper ("Tucker Carlson could reveal himself as a castrated, lesbian, rodeo clown ...wouldn't surprise me")
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To: BigSkyFreeper

I wish the same thing you do. It would do good if you could tell those you know who are politically aware about McCulloch.


18 posted on 01/16/2006 7:48:35 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Absotively!


19 posted on 01/16/2006 8:05:50 PM PST by BigSkyFreeper ("Tucker Carlson could reveal himself as a castrated, lesbian, rodeo clown ...wouldn't surprise me")
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To: Sub-Driver; Soul Seeker

I think this race could turn out to be a sleeper.


20 posted on 01/16/2006 8:23:15 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Clintonfatigued; PhilDragoo
What are the chances of convincing New Mexico's large population of Mexican origins to become a solid Republican base?

In my experience, such people tend to be family oriented; decent, solid citizens; Christian; and opposed to big, tyrranical government and its intrusion into and control over every aspect of our lives--in other words: Republicans at heart.

For one example: Recently, in New Mexico, a man of Mexican origins said this to me: "I won't live in one of those planned communities. If your neighbors can tell you what color to paint your house or how high you can build your fence--then I don't own my house!" He also indicated that he was strongly family oriented, very much concerned about his children, that he had saved his money to send his grandchildren to college. He made quite a few other remarks that indicated that he has the heart and mind of a Republican or a Liberatarian (I didn't feel comfortable enough to ask his political affiliation).

I would gladly swap every Gringo Leftist in the United States for someone like this man--from Mexico or anywhere else--ANY TIME, ANY DAY!

21 posted on 01/21/2006 7:43:56 AM PST by Savage Beast (Women are like wine. You get what you pay for. Mine's the best. It's expensive. It's worth it.)
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To: Savage Beast

Most Hispanic residents of New Mexico aren't of Mexican origin, but the decendants of Spaniard settlers from the 15th. Century. They mostly live in the northwestern and west-central part of the state.


22 posted on 01/21/2006 1:06:32 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Kuksool

I don't think this race should be written off yet. Jeff Bingaman reelections have always been more from his opponents weaknesses rather than his own strengths.


23 posted on 01/21/2006 1:46:14 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Sam Alito Deserves To Be Confirmed)
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To: Savage Beast
Santa Fe is a sanctuary city and is inundated with Mexican plates, more every day.

There is very much the fiercely independent and family-oriented mindset you indicate.

The days of Rio Arriba County leading the nation in per capita heroin overdose deaths is gone with Emilio Naranjo's machine.

Despite every machination of the Secretary of State, Bush won in 2004.

Bingaman survives and succeeds through a chameleon-like imitation of "representing most New Mexicans".

In truth his policies promote the poorest education system, higher taxes and open season on the unborn.

It remains for an accomplished and well-funded opponent to unmask and dehorse him.

24 posted on 01/22/2006 12:41:10 AM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: PhilDragoo

The Republicans should give top priority to bringing these fiercely independent, family oriented people into its solid base. It's a match made in heaven.


25 posted on 01/22/2006 2:35:29 AM PST by Savage Beast (Women are like wine. You get what you pay for. Mine's the best. It's expensive. It's worth it.)
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To: Savage Beast

David Pfeffer told Albuquerque's KKOB 770AM Jim Villanucci (the most listened to talk show in the state) that he'd put 25,000 miles on his car talking to New Mexicans about his upcoming run for the Senate.


26 posted on 01/23/2006 12:24:44 AM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: Clintonfatigued

This is good news. Pfeffer has always seemed to be more of a novelty candidate. If McCulloch can get the nomination, he looks like someone who will be able to run very strongly everywhere in the state, except for Udall country in Northern and Northestern NM.

I happen to know Bingaman pesonally, and believe him to be a decent man, but very wrong on policy matters. His intention to vote against confirming Judge Alito has made me decide to not even consider voting for him ever again.

Thanks for the heads up!


27 posted on 01/26/2006 2:29:53 PM PST by DesertDreamer ("I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Clintonfatigued

McCulloch for Senate has a new website up at www.allen4senate.com


28 posted on 05/04/2006 3:38:26 PM PDT by McCullochforSenate
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