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  • VANITY Homeland Security at Voting Site VANITY

    11/02/2010 6:53:28 AM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 10 replies
    self | 11/2/2010 | self
    I went to vote today. extra voting booths, few people (8:00 AM). My district is tiny and rural. The nearest village has 2,200 people. When I left, I noticed a large white SUV marked "Homeland Security" "Federal Protective Services" with G18 plates. This location is about as unlikely a one as I could imagine for any kind of mischief. Even if someone phoned in a threat, isn't a G18 pretty high ranking to send over to a tiny rural firehouse with few people?
  • 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!!!!!
  • VOTE: Yes he is! Obama’s 2007 Senate Floor Commitment to an `Egalitarian Society’

    11/02/2010 6:10:36 AM PDT · by Opinionatedtoday · 2 replies
    marinkapeschmann.com ^ | Nov. 2 2010 | Marinka Peschmann
    Before the 2008 elections, unlike other journalists, I had the audacity to report then Senator Barack Obama’s legislative record which foreshadowed how he would govern if elected President. At the time anyone who suggested ‘socialism’ or dared to report Obama’s dubious anti-American associations and actual record, which was rich with troubling affinities towards socialism and Marxism, were routinely mocked or dismissed. But now, unfortunately for America, we have been vindicated. On the eve of the midterm elections, once again I am urging Americans to vote. Obama’s policies are on the ticket. Which America do you choose? A free America or...
  • 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...
  • The vultures gather [A blast from the past - Economist predicted Dem Victory 2006!]

    11/01/2010 7:49:38 AM PDT · by SES1066 · 1 replies
    The Economist Magazine ^ | Nov 2nd 2006 | Economist Magazine Staff
    “YOU have been sat here too long for any good you have been doing,” Oliver Cromwell famously declared, as he dissolved the Rump Parliament in 1653. If the polls are to be believed, American voters will say much the same to George Bush's Republicans when they vote in the mid-term congressional elections on November 7th. Although the Republicans may hold on to the Senate, where only 33 of the 100 seats are at stake, almost everyone expects that they will lose the majority they have held in the House of Representatives for the past 12 years. The scent of Republican...
  • Senate Polls Move Back to 50-50

    11/01/2010 7:02:37 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 21 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/1/2010 | Thomas Ferdousi
    The compilation of all of the national Senate polls is showing a 50-50 tie again. The average showed this several weeks ago but saw a small bump in Democratic polling. Today, the split is again alive and well and Republicans would be just one seat away from a true majority. Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut may change parties or perhaps Democratic Senator Ben Nelson, who should expect a tough election year in 2012. In any case, the Democrats would see what was once a supermajority which could ram down unpopular bills by going through the filibuster completely disappear.
  • PPP(D): Manchin favored in West Virginia (Manchin 51, Raese 46 D+5)

    10/31/2010 7:28:07 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 65 replies · 1+ views
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 10/31/2010 | PPP
    The Senate contest in West Virginia is between Joe Manchin's popularity and Barack Obama's unpopularity and in the end it looks as though Manchin's popularity will win out. Manchin leads John Raese 51-46 in PPP's final look at the race. Manchin is the most popular politician we've polled on anywhere in the country this year and it's by a wide margin. On this final poll his approval rating hit the 70% mark with only 22% disapproving of him. Usually you would expect someone with those kinds of numbers to have an easy time of it but Manchin's been hampered by...
  • Five reasons why Meg Whitman will beat Jerry Brown

    10/30/2010 11:58:06 AM PDT · by JoeA · 22 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 10/30/2010 | Joe Alfieri
    I know it’s a bold prediction, especially in light of the poll numbers from the LA Times and the Field Poll, but Meg Whitman is about to take Jerry Brown to the mat. Here’s why: 1. Rasmussen has moved the race from Leans Democrat to Toss-up as of their latest report. It’s back in the margin of error of 4 points, at 49 to 45 in favor of Brown.
  • Fox News Poll: Most Dissatisfied With Washington [Obama hits new low: 40% approval by likely voters]

    10/29/2010 5:29:50 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 29, 2010 | Dana Blanton
    With less than a week to go before Election Day, widespread dissatisfaction with the way things are going in the country combined with negative views of the economy and frustration with the government point to major trouble for the incumbent majority Democrats. In addition, a Fox News poll released Friday shows President Obama’s job approval has hit a record low. The new poll finds if the election were held today, 50 percent of likely voters would favor the Republican candidate in their House district and 37 percent the Democratic candidate, with 10 percent still undecided. --SNIP-- Two-thirds of voters are...
  • First Barack, now Michelle Obama hits the chat show circuit as she busts a move on Ellen ...

    10/29/2010 4:23:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 49 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | October 29, 2010 | Andrea Magrath
    With her husband facing electoral oblivion at next week's mid-terms, Michelle Obama is clearly prepared to do anything she can to help. Whether showing off her dance moves on Ellen was a politically astute gimmick, however, remains to be seen. The First Lady appeared on the daytime chat show just hours after her husband went on The Jon Stewart Show in a desperate attempt to woo younger voters. The President has been attacked for appearing on a comparatively lightweight show hosted by a comedian. At one point Stewart even called him 'dude', the first time word has been used...
  • Best Video: "Call me Senator": Funniest political Ad of 2010?

    10/26/2010 3:00:55 AM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 36 replies
    The Week ^ | Oct. 25, 2010
    This satirical ad pilliories the now-infamous moment in June, 2009 when Boxer asked an Army brigadier to call her "Senator" and not "Ma'am" during a committee hearing: it concludes with her gleefully signing a $900 billion stimulus bill. [Boxer is so full of herself that she makes a self-caricature of herself for an ad ridiculing her pretensions and self-importance]
  • Bill Clinton pushed Meek to quit Florida race

    10/28/2010 4:10:04 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 73 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/28/2010 | Ben Smith
    Bill Clinton sought to persuade Rep. Kendrick Meek to drop out of the race for Senate during a trip to Florida last week — and nearly succeeded. Meek agreed — twice — to drop out and endorse Gov. Charlie Crist’s independent bid in a last-ditch effort to stop Marco Rubio, the Republican nominee who stands on the cusp of national stardom. Meek, a staunch Clinton ally from Miami, has failed to broaden his appeal around the state and is mired in third place in most public polls, with a survey today showing him with just 15 percent of the vote....
  • Grimm, on stage for congressional debate, comes face-to-face with his ex-wife (NY-13 D shenanigans)

    10/28/2010 1:35:35 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 8 replies
    SILive.com ^ | 10/28/2010 | Judy L. Randall
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Call it a bit of campaign shenanigans unrivaled even in the rough and tumble that is a hallmark of Staten Island politics. Just before Democratic Rep. Michael McMahon and Republican challenger Michael Grimm strode on stage for their dramatic debate face-off at Wagner College Tuesday night, there was high drama unfolding in the audience: The sudden presence of Grimm's former wife in a front-row seat -- courtesy of the McMahon campaign. Also, Grimm's former father-in-law, businessman Jhong Uhk Kim, better known as "Master Kim," and two of his former brothers-in-law.
  • Obama's "Commit to Vote Challenge"

    10/27/2010 4:41:15 PM PDT · by Enchante · 7 replies
    Facebook ^ | 10/27/10 | BarackObama.com
    Does anyone know the whole story with this "Commit to Vote Challenge" that's popping up all over social media sites such as Facebook? Is it a stealth operation or do they openly admit funding and support from the Obamanation?
  • New Angle Ad Slams Reid on Immigration, Called 'Racist'

    10/27/2010 10:42:00 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 16 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/27/2010 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Sharron Angle, who appears likely to win in the Nevada Senate Race next week, has a new ad out slamming Harry Reid for supporting the interests of illegal immigrants, including being against the new Arizona law and wanting to give Social Security to illegals. This new ad targets Reid very specifically and appears to be effective. However, the Democrats are calling it 'racist,' as can be expected. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, who is perhaps best known for being a tax cheat has called the ad 'racist' and appears to be echoing a new Democratic talking point. “I do. I...
  • The SEIU voting machines, Harry Reid, And Voting Problems

    10/27/2010 1:25:42 AM PDT · by GreatJoeMcCarthy · 30 replies
    NetRight Daily ^ | October 26th, 2010 | Adam Bitely
    Did you know that the SEIU represents the voting machine technicians in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada? Is it any surprise, as we noted earlier today, that there was a voting glitch in Clark County, Nevada? The glitch caused Harry Reid’s name to be automatically checked on the ballot before voters had indicated who were they were supporting. According to Joyce Ferrara who was an eyewitness to this strange ballot ordeal, the problem was widespread, “One person that’s a fluke. Two, that’s strange. But several within a five minute period of time — that’s wrong.” It is particularly troubling that...
  • Fraudulent Voting Re-emerges as a Partisan Issue (Scare tactic to suppress minorities alert)

    10/27/2010 3:59:18 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 26, 2010 | Ian Urbina
    In 2006, conservative activists repeatedly claimed that the problem of people casting fraudulent votes was so widespread that it was corrupting the political process and possibly costing their candidates victories. The accusations turned out to be largely false, but they led to a heated debate, with voting rights groups claiming that the accusations were crippling voter registration drives and reducing turnout. That debate is flaring anew. Tea Party members have started challenging voter registration applications and have announced plans to question individual voters at the polls whom they suspect of being ineligible. In response, liberal groups and voting rights...
  • Maybe it time for this..a NATION--WIDE "fraud alert center" (vanity.)

    10/26/2010 7:29:29 PM PDT · by Rca2000 · 6 replies
    10-26-10 | RCA2000
    We are hearing it all over..election fraud. Nevada. Arizona. Illinois. Colorado even Florida. Votes already coming up for the Dems, not being delivered, not registering right, military votes not being mailed. There is NO doubt that the demons pan to STEAL this election!! SO, perhaps, we at FR should come up with some kind of "one size fits all" calling center or such, where ANYONE form ANY state, can report FRAUD. Now I DO mean REAL fraud, not just "rumors" cause if we are to have any credibility...it has to be verifiable. Things like I mentioned before, along with "bought...
  • Vote for Country - the way Republicans can uber-win by convincing Democrats to vote Republican

    10/26/2010 4:57:01 PM PDT · by struggle · 8 replies
    Vanity | 10/26/10 | struggle
    Why shouldn't the GOP and associated parties go after the Democrat vote? I would imagine something like this: You voted for Obama, hoping for change from regular politics, and all you got was a government that seized private companies, forced you to pay premiums to health care companies or be fined, allowed an oil spill in Gulf of Mexico to spread into an ecological disaster and a housing market to dip into depression. Now you're confused and heading to the polls. You've always been a Democrat, but now you're doubting that your party even stands for the America you grew...
  • AUDIO, VIDEO: Kevin Cotter condemns anti-gay attacks on opponent Toni Sessoms

    10/26/2010 3:43:17 PM PDT · by Tea Roll · 4 replies
    The (Central Michigan) Morning Sun ^ | 10/25/10 | Mark Ranzenberger
    The Republican candidate for 99th District Michigan House has condemned an independent robocall attacking his Democratic opponent for the fact that she's gay. "A phone call funded by the American Family Association went too far, in condemning the personal life of my opponent," said GOP candidate Kevin Cotter. "This type of behavior disgusts me, and I cannot denounce it strongly enough." A recorded telephone call from a man identifying himself as Gary Glenn, who is the president of the Midland-based American Family Association of Michigan and the chairman of the Campaign for Michigan Families political action committee, was made to...
  • Raese Back in Lead in WV

    10/26/2010 8:37:19 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 5 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/26/2010 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Republican John Raese has again taken the lead over incumbent Governor John Manchin in the Senate race to replace Robert Byrd. This came after several polls showed Manchin with a small lead (although one had him up by 10%). Raese is running a very hard campaign while Manchin's ties with Obama appear to be hurting him. West Virginia is a heavily Democratic state but filled with conservatives-- even those registered to the Democratic Party. Manchin is very popular at home and many believe that sending him to the Senate will simply reduce the state's effectiveness and give another vote for...
  • FReep This Poll: How Many Senate Seats Will the GOP Gain?

    10/25/2010 9:46:22 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 32 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/24/10 | Thomas Ferdousi
    The GOP needs 10 to gain control but if they are able to win nine then a moderate Democrat like Joe Lieberman or Ben Nelson may jump ship. There are about 12 seats that may flip hands so how many do you believe the GOP could win this year?
  • Kasich Still in Leads in Ohio

    10/25/2010 7:38:29 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/24/2010 | Thomas Ferdousi
    The race for the Governor of Ohio remains tight with incumbent Ted Strickland still trailing Republican John Kasich. Strickland is largely blamed for the loss of thousands of jobs during the economic downturn while Kasich is well-regarded as a former Congressman. This is one of the hardest-fought races in the country right now, with Strickland intentionally tacking to the left in hopes of rallying the working class.
  • A Republican tsunami? My official election prediction for the House of Representatives.

    10/22/2010 9:46:05 AM PDT · by MichaelNewton · 31 replies
    The Path to Tyranny Blog ^ | October 22, 2010 | Michael E. Newton
    So here is my official prediction for the House of Representatives: Republicans gain 61 seats and finish with 239 seat, about 55% of the total. This is more than the 50-seat gain predicted at FiveThirtyEight and the 58-seat gain predicted by RCP, but less than some others are talking about. On the low end, I would expect Republicans to win 50 seats. So my low end projection is equal to FiveThirtyEight’s middle-of-the-road projection. On the high end, I think it unlikely that Republicans win more than 76 seats*, much less than some are saying is possible. (I will update this...
  • Karl Rove's Flameout

    10/22/2010 9:09:58 AM PDT · by Enchante · 87 replies
    Daily Beast via Yahoo News ^ | 10/22/10 | Matt Latimer
    In primaries this year, Republican voters in Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Nevada, and Utah, have rejected—en masse—the candidates preferred by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which Rove is said to informally advise. The Conservative Party candidate Tom Tancredo—a known enemy of Rove—is trouncing the GOP-backed candidate in the race for governor of Colorado.
  • Campaign's Big Spender: Public-Employees Union Now Leads All Groups in Independent Election Outlays

    10/22/2010 5:12:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | OCTOBER 22, 2010 | BRODY MULLINS And JOHN D. MCKINNON
    The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is now the biggest outside spender of the 2010 elections, thanks to an 11th-hour effort to boost Democrats that has vaulted the public-sector union ahead of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the AFL-CIO and a flock of new Republican groups in campaign spending. The 1.6 million-member AFSCME is spending a total of $87.5 million on the elections after tapping into a $16 million emergency account to help fortify the Democrats' hold on Congress. Last week, AFSCME dug deeper, taking out a $2 million loan to fund its push. The group is...
  • What Happens If More Than A Few Elections Are Stolen Through Voter Fraud?

    10/21/2010 12:52:08 PM PDT · by Clink · 39 replies
    10/21/10 | Clink
    What happens if more than a few elections are stolen through voter fraud? Will that be the rallying cry for citizens to "take to the streets" or will they remain in an "Oh well, nothing we can do about it" mode? The possibility of widespread fraud is very real and can be seen in many stories in the news the last few weeks.(Cincinnati public school busing students to "vote" with a sample ballot listing ONLY Democrats) Does anyone really believe that Al Franken did not steal his Senator's job?
  • Rep. Schultz: "Enthusiasm Gap Has Been Pretty Overblown"

    10/20/2010 1:55:58 PM PDT · by Enchante · 22 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 10/20/10 | RCP Video
    the enthusiasm gap has been pretty overblown
  • Oberstar's Congressional Race Is A Prime Example Of The Democrats Upcoming Demise

    10/20/2010 7:22:33 AM PDT · by OneVike · 24 replies
    ChicoER ^ | 10/20/10 | Chuck Wolk
    Twice the venue had to be changed just to accommodate the crowd of 1,800 that attended the debate. Eventually they settled on the Duluth Convention Center. Needles to say, Cravaack's supporters showed up in force and they made sure that Oberstar knew they were there. The Duluth News Tribune reported that his supporters were rowdy and angry, but I truly wonder how much of the reporting was biased to make Chip's supporters look bad. After all, we have plenty of proof that the MSM has been trying to make Tea Party members and other supporters of conservative look like...
  • GATE's Recommendations For California & It's 2nd Congressional District

    10/19/2010 2:06:59 PM PDT · by OneVike · 7 replies
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 10/19/10 | OneVike
    What follows is my complete list of whom I support. This list comes after countless hours of investigation into the backgrounds of the many candidates up for election. Along with my learned opinion of the ballot initiatives I have finally filled my ballot out and sent it in. As a rule my choices go right down the party line of Republican. So unless I feel the Republican up for the office does not deserve my support, I have not given any information on what they stand for. However, if I digressed from the Republican and chose another then I...
  • The Democrats Will Steal the Election if We Let Them

    10/19/2010 3:08:14 AM PDT · by Scanian · 41 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 19, 2010 | J.R. Dunn
    The longstanding Democrat tactic of stealing elections threatens a reappearance on November 2. It would be foolish to pretend otherwise and rely on the voters' voice to be heard merely because the public has turned on the Democrats. A number of comments on my recent pieces dealing with electoral issues (particularly "The American Left Slides Into Psychosis") have mentioned the importance of protecting the vote to assure that standard corrupt Democratic tactics are not allowed to lessen the weight of the impending November avalanche. This is certainly a valid point in this age, when Stuart Smalley has found his way...
  • Obama's foreign money can of worms (Hey Obama, check this)

    10/19/2010 10:32:19 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 19, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    The Democrats, including President Obama, have embarked on a disastrous campaign impugning the US Chamber of Commerce as a source of nefarious foreign money corrupting our campaigns. Not only has the accusation failed to resonate, it has opened a door that Democrats would prefer remain closed. And because Washington Post writer Marc A. Thiessen has taken up the question, it will be impossible to contain the very valid questions raised: ...one of the largest labor unions in America, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), ... is spending lavishly to elect Democrats. The SEIU claims 100,000 members in Canada. According to...