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  • Illinois Hardball Politics: "Democrats Are Prepared to Steal This Election"

    11/02/2010 6:55:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 2, 2010 | Guy Benson
    The battle over President Obama’s old senate seat in Illinois is excruciatingly close.  Republican Mark Kirk leads Democrat Alexi Giannoulias by a very small margin in most polls and is narrowly favored to win.  But a number of Illinois GOP operatives I spoke with today expressed concerns about an eleventh-hour development in the race: A $1 million cash infusion from the DNC into the state late on Saturday, coinciding with the President’s Hyde Park Rally.  Politico’s Ben Smith reports: With Illinois shaping up as perhaps the tightest Senate race in the country — and one where the Democratic candidate and his...
  • More Poll Watcher Intimidation In Harris County

    11/02/2010 7:13:12 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 4 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | October 31st, 2010 3:58 pm CT | Doc Vega
    Apparently, as Democrats ready for the coming backlash, their strategy of targeting their opponents and intimidating with unjustified allegations also continues. Poll watchers, those who have volunteered to observe the voting process to insure that fraud is not allowed to corrupt a fair outcome, are now being threatened with lawsuits. King Street Patriots, a poll watching group, has been sued by the Texas Democratic Party. Based upon an ethics complaint filed by Texans For Justice, who are linked with funding from billionaire leftist, George Soros through his organization, Open Society Institute, the writing is on the wall. Once again leftist...
  • Here's the Real Reason Independents Have Turned Against the Democrats

    11/02/2010 7:19:00 AM PDT · by The Pack Knight · 49 replies
    NetNet with John Carney @ CNBC.com ^ | 2 November 2010 | Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
    The expected Republican upset at the voting booth today is bound to leave many inside the Beltway confused. What on earth do the American people want? After all, just two years ago they threw out the Republicans, and now they are throwing out the Democrats. What Americans want is a government that stays out of their pocketbooks and out of their private lives. Under Presidents Bush and Obama, we've gotten just the opposite: government program after government program created with our money to socially engineer the economy. Evidence of voters’ desires lies in the huge swing we are seeing in...
  • Election Tuesday Metaphors (Post em here!)

    11/02/2010 5:24:50 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies · 1+ views
  • LIVE THREAD--Election Day 2010!

    11/02/2010 6:57:53 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 3,200 replies · 4+ views
    2 November 2010
    Post what you're seeing, hearing in your district, county or state during the day and evening- anecdotal or otherwise! GOTV!!!!!
  • The Battle for America 2010: Election Day

    11/02/2010 6:22:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | October 2, 2010 | Bryan Preston
    It's the Super Bowl of American politics. The voters go to the polls to register their verdict on two years of President Obama and four years of Democratic control of Congress. Will 2010 be a wave, a Tea-nami, or a meteor strike? (Check PJM throughout the day for extensive election coverage.) CALIFORNIA Key Races: Governor, U.S. SenateTim Daniel reporting: One day before what may be the most historical midterm election in generations, both the U.S. Senate and governor races appeared to be bucking the national incumbent-booting/tea party trend.The success of the two campaigns on Tuesday will hinge on enthusiastic Republican...
  • The Most Powerful Video Ad of the 2010 Election Season

    11/02/2010 6:32:14 AM PDT · by unspun · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Gulag Bound & Renew America ^ | November 2, 2010 | Arlen Williams
    This is the high-impact political ad, of 2010. Video, October 20, 2010, "Chinese Professor," by Citizens Against Government Waste http://gulagbound.com/7800/the-most-powerful-video-ad-of-the-2010-election-season Political pollster, Frank Luntz showed this to his focus group and it drew the highest marks of all, the highest this observer has ever seen. Republicans in his audience took the famous Luntz dial pads and scored it 95 percent favorable -- and Democrats reached the 70's -- Democrats. That is because it goes to the heart of what is disturbing American Citizens about Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid (George Soros, Maurice Strong) and the mega-subterfuge of the overall...
  • Vote for Freedom, or Government Control

    11/02/2010 3:31:10 AM PDT · by unspun · 9 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | November 2, 2010 | Henry Lamb
    Excerpt from middle of article Among the many measures the Democrats want to push through Congress, is the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (S-510), which will essentially bring the agriculture industry under the control of the federal government. From day one of this administration, the goal has been to "transform the United States of America" into a socialist-like system in which formerly-free people must get government's permission to exercise their liberty or pursue their happiness. Another measure that makes Democrats drool is the Clean Water Restoration Act (S-787). This bill would give to the federal government jurisdiction over every drop...
  • Voter Checkin

    11/02/2010 4:03:21 AM PDT · by Outraged At FLA · 119 replies
    Ok, I voted at 6:31am ET and am checking in! I was going to shave before I went but I thought about it and decided showing up looking like a Visigoth was more apropos.. :)
  • First Steps Toward Police State USA?

    11/02/2010 4:55:58 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 15 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 11/02/2010 | Ginam Miller
    For two years we've been waiting, and now Election Day is here. The polls are open on the east coast and will be opening shortly here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and all across the country, and I pray that the turnout is a record number of America-loving patriots. I also pray the socialist slugs will stay home, but I know we have a terrible upcoming battle against the cheating liberals in every election taking place today. After the past two years of unbelievable, unconstitutional overreach by the America-hating left in Washington, the majority of Americans has had enough and...
  • Election Day 2010: We Take Back Our Power or Cede it to the Slave Masters

    11/02/2010 5:04:46 AM PDT · by unspun · 5 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | November 2, 2010 | Sher Zieve
    Since the beginnings of our country, the 2 November 2010 election cycle is the most important in our nation’s history. To be sure, there have been other times in said history that were perilous; most notably under the progressive (a.k.a. leftist, Marxist, fascist) reins and reigns of Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter and even Teddy Roosevelt. During their respective presidencies (especially under Wilson who created the Committee on Public Information [CPI] our nations’ first true ministry of propaganda--one which would prove to be [amongst other Wilson offerings] an inspiration to then burgeoning Nazi Germany). But, none of...
  • Conservative Judges & Amendments Vote Florida

    11/02/2010 5:06:27 AM PDT · by BushCountry · 14 replies
    As an aide for those voting today. My personal opinion on today's FL ballot. Judges: Of Appeal:(Retention YES or NO) Judge Marva L. Crenshaw - NO Judge Patricia Kelly - NO Judge Nelly N Khouzam - YES Judge Robert Morris - NO Judge Steven T. Northcutt - YES Judge Craig C. Villanti - YES Judge Douglas A. Wallace - NO Florida Supreme Court:(Retention YES or NO) Justice Charles Canady - YES Justice Jorge Labarga - NO Justice James Perry - NO Justice Ricky Polston - YES FL Constitutional Amendments 1. Yes 2. Yes 3.? 4. Hell No 5. No 6....
  • Voters to Democrats: It's Obamacare, stupid

    11/02/2010 5:14:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    "We can run on this," David Axelrod, President Obama's chief political strategist, said nine months ago as Congress debated Obamacare. On Tuesday, the president's party appears poised to lose control of the House and to be reduced to dependence on Vice President Joe Biden's tiebreaking vote to retain vestigial power in the Senate. Axelrod's advice surely ranks among the worst campaign miscalculations in American political history. And it is indeed difficult to account for an error of such magnitude without thinking that Obama and Axelrod ignored what they surely could see with their own eyes. The evidence was certainly there...
  • FOX News Channel’s 2010 Midterm Election Night Coverage (plus online streaming election coverage)

    11/02/2010 5:17:23 AM PDT · by BCrago66 · 17 replies
    Fox News Press Release (via Enhanced Online News) ^ | 10/27/10 | Fox News Press Release
    ... Viewers can also log on to Foxnews.com for in-depth coverage of the 2010 midterm elections. Features on the website will include live streaming of campaigns from across the country, live election results and real time analysis on the political blog. Additionally, there will be live analysis of the election throughout the night on “The Strategy Room,” a live webcast available on Foxnews.com. FOX News Radio (FNR) will also provide coverage beginning at 7:00 PM ET anchored by Jeff Monosso along with FNC’s Rick Folbaum. FNR correspondents will provide live updates throughout the evening and the latest on the exit...
  • Clinton: Obama 'Envious' of Election Day Trip

    11/02/2010 6:08:29 AM PDT · by Upstate NY Guy · 26 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 11/2/10 | AP
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she expects President Barack Obama to stay the course on domestic and foreign policy even if Republicans make big gains, as expected, in hotly contested congressional midterm elections. Clinton told students and civic leaders in Malaysia that she had spoken to Obama by phone on the eve of the vote, and joked that she thought he seemed "a little envious" that she was abroad for an election that may see Democrats lose control of Congress."I think he was a little envious that I am here," Clinton said,...
  • Vote Early, Vote Often!

    11/02/2010 5:47:49 AM PDT · by Neoavatara · 6 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | November 2, 2010 | Neoavatara
    This election is not over. Not by a long shot. If you think Democrats and Progressives are going to sit on their hands and watch this wave election happen, you are deluding yourself. This morning, in small towns across this nation, labor unions, activist groups, and other liberal machinery is activating, driving people to the polls as much as they can. They may or may not be successful. But ultimately, one thing can stop them: your vote. If you care about what happens with politics in this country, this is the time to show it: vote now. Here is the...
  • Potheads losing in California? Proposition 19 trailing in the polls

    11/01/2010 3:32:59 PM PDT · by JoeA · 18 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 11/1/2010 | Joe Alfieri
    In what may be an indication of what tomorrow’s election results will be, Proposition 19, which would legalize both the possession and sale of marijuana, appears to be headed for defeat... In a state largely perceived as liberal – the land of fruits and nuts – the polling begs the question of whether the poll results presage GOP victories in the hotly contested races for Governor and the U.S. Senate.
  • Michael Barone: Republican House gains will be between 38 (pessimistic) and 90 (optimistic)

    11/01/2010 1:54:16 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 22 replies
    Michael Medved show ^ | Nov. 1, 2010 | Michael Barone
    This hour on the Michael Medved radio show, Michael Barone predicted that the Republicans will gain between 38 and 90 seats. (The midpoint is 64.)
  • Republicans to win control of House with 231 seats: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    11/01/2010 11:13:37 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 35 replies
    Republicans to win control of House with 231 seats: Reuters/Ipsos poll 12 mins ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives from Democrats in Tuesday's midterm elections, a Reuters/Ipsos poll predicted on Tuesday. Fifty percent of likely voters said they will choose a Republican candidate at the election while 44 percent will pick a Democratic hopeful, the survey showed. Republicans are poised to win some 231 seats in the House and take control of the chamber
  • Lech Walesa Warns Against Loss of American Leadership in the World

    11/01/2010 8:17:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | November 1, 2010 | Kyle Stone
    At a fundraising event in Illinois, the old Solidarity union leader and former Polish president showed he had lost none of his passion for freedom fighting. Less than a week before TuesdayÂ’s midterm elections, Illinois conservatives welcomed an unlikely ally. Legendary Polish Solidarity leader, Lech Walesa, appeared in downtown Chicago last Thursday at a fundraising event organized by citizen watchdog group For the Good of Illinois. The former Polish president, trade-union organizer, and Nobel Prize laureate came rhetorically armed with a new Solidarity rallying-cry for Illinoisans yearning for new leadership.Before 300 conservative leaders and activists on Thursday, Walesa dourly remarked...