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  • Donald Trump Shatters His Ceiling (Trump On Way To Nomination)

    04/26/2016 10:50:12 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 70 replies
    Slate ^ | 04/26/2016 | Jim Newell
    There wasn’t any mystery about how Tuesday night’s five Republican presidential primaries would end up: in Donald Trump’s win column. The only thing to watch were his margins: Could he close out against John Kasich in certain highly educated, suburban congressional districts in Connecticut and Maryland, and could he break a 50 percent statewide winner-take-all threshold in Connecticut? Yes, he could! He could do all of that, and he did. He won every state by double digits and cruised in every congressional district awarding bound delegates. He made a joke of his competition and the #NeverTrump cause, just as he...
  • April 26 GOP Primary Primer (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI) - Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016172 of 2,472 delegates(118 bound)
  • Parent Whines After School Sends Out Hilarious ‘Hurt Feelings Report’

    02/19/2016 12:23:56 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/19/16 | Blake Neff
    A school district in Delaware scrambled to apologize Wednesday for accidentally sending parents a humorous "hurt feelings report" sheet that appeared to make light of bullying. The sheet was sent as an email attachment to parents whose children attend Lombardy Elementary School in Wilmington. At first, the document looks almost indistinguishable from the various bureaucratic reporting forms used by the government across the country. But at a closer glance, the irreverent tone of the sheet quickly becomes apparent. The principal purpose of the document is "to assist whiners in documenting hurt feelings." Various fields to fill out include the "whiner’s...
  • Delaware Police Chief: Keep and Bear Means what it Says

    08/16/2015 4:42:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The Delaware State Constitution has an explicit protection for the right to keep and bear arms.  It was enacted in 1987.   A person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and State, and for hunting and recreational use.  Art. I, § 20 It seems that some public officials take their oath of office seriously.  In Lewes, Delaware, the city has a ban on the open carry of arms.  The legislature, when it passed  a comprehensive preemption statute, allowed ordinance that violated the statute to be grandfathered, if they existed before July...
  • New York City cop injured in shootout ´wasn’t too happy´ about hospital visit from Mayor

    01/06/2015 10:22:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/6/15 | Chris Spargo
    A cop who was injured following a shootout in the Bronx seems to still resent New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio´s recent support for the city´s protesters. NYPD officer Andrew Dossi was visited by Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bill Bratton at St. Barnabas Hospital Monday night after he and his partner were shot by robbers shortly at a grocery store after their shift ended Monday, and according to his father, the Mayor was not a welcome site. ´He wasn’t too happy about the Mayor’s visit,´ said Joe Dossi. This as the alleged gunman responsible for the attack has...
  • Planned Parenthood Hires Abortion Doc Who Sang Hymns to Jesus During Abortions

    12/30/2014 8:29:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    life news ^ | 12/30/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Planned Parenthood abortionist Timothy Liveright, a former abortionist at Planned Parenthood of Delaware, has been hired by a new Planned Parenthood affiliate to do abortions. Liveright is the abortionist who, last year, reached a consent agreement with the Delaware Board of Licensure and Discipline to avoid losing his medical license over medical misconduct and filthy conditions at his abortion clinic. LifeNews previously reported on Liveright, who sang to one patient during her abortion, “Jesus, Ohhhhh Jesus, take the sinners down the river, Ohhhh Jesus.” Several medical emergencies at the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic he ran prompted three former clinic employees...
  • ‘Traitor’ de Blasio booed at Police Academy graduation

    12/29/2014 2:02:40 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/29/14 | Amber Sutherland,
    Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and heckled as he spoke to the city’s newest cops Monday morning. During a graduation ceremony for the latest class of graduates from the Police Academy, audience members shouted “Traitor!” as Hizzoner took the podium in Madison Square Garden. “You will confront all manner of problems … problems that you didn’t create,” de Blasio told the crowd. “You did!” someone yelled back, prompting laughter and applause. Earlier, de Blasio praised the new cops for “choosing what is a noble calling” and joining “the greatest and finest police department on this Earth.” He also said:
  • De Blasio surfaces to visit families of executed cops

    12/22/2014 11:28:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/22/14 | Lorena Mongelli*
    Mayor de Blasio, his wife and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton paid a sympathetic visit to loved ones of slain Officer Rafael Ramos on Monday, as the family prepared for the cop’s funeral. The mayor chatted with Ramos’s relatives on the family porch in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, before stepping inside to visit more mourners for 30 minutes. The trio left without answering any questions from reporters outside, kept at a distance by NYPD guards. On his way out, de Blasio could be heard telling one of Ramos’s loved ones: “I’m sorry for your loss.” The family will hold a wake for...
  • Retired Cops Discuss Ways to Stop de Blasio From Attending Funerals of Slain Officers

    12/21/2014 8:49:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    breitbat ^ | 12/21/14 | Kerry Picket
    Retired NYPD members are discussing ways to keep New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio away from the funerals of recently-murdered NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. One tactic, suggested in a popular law enforcement web forum, instructed officers to block the Mayor’s motorcade when it approached one of the funerals: All unions should reach out to their retired members. Use us to block this POS Mayor from attending these funerals. I don’t know if the fallen are from the City or not, but it shouldn’t matter. We can assemble en masse, and start a peaceful protest when his...
  • Civilian Disarmament Dispatch from Delaware

    03/27/2013 2:36:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 26 March 2013 | Jeff Spiegelman
    My name is Jeff Spiegelman [not shown]. I am a representative in Delaware’s General Assembly. I am a longtime reader of your website. The anti-gun movement (which includes members of the House and Senate, as well as the Governor) is currently attempting to enact “safety” laws that would make Delaware one of the most gun-draconian states in the region. This package has six parts . . . 1. Assault weapons ban- Unwritten as of 3/25 2. Hi cap mag ban - “This bill would prohibit the manufacture, sale, purchase, transfer or delivery of large-capacity magazines, which are defined as ammunition...
  • Alleged burglar handcuffed by homeowner(DE)

    10/26/2012 7:53:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 25 October, 2012 | AP
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — New Castle County Police say a homeowner with a gun confronted a burglar and handcuffed him.
  • Delaware Senate Puts an End to $200,000 Gun Buyback Program

    06/21/2012 3:31:14 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 21 June, 2012 | dabneybailey
    The Delaware Senate recently defeated Senate Bill 204, which would have continued to authorize the state-funded gun buyback program, Opposing Views reports. The bill was initially spearheaded by Sen. Robert Marshall (Dem), who wanted to create the Community Firearm Recovery Program. The program has allocated $200,000 tax dollars to the project for the next fiscal year. This is in addition to the $100,000 that the program has already spent towards purchasing privately owned civilian firearms. Marshall hoped to extend the program, which is slated to expire July 1. Evidently, the fact that the Delaware Senate had already put aside enough...
  • Right to Keep and Bear Arms Includes Knives(DE)

    06/21/2012 11:02:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 20 June, 2012 | Eugene Volokh
    In Delaware, carrying any knife — including a kitchen knife or a paring knife or anything other than a closed folding knife with a blade of 3 inches or shorter — concealed is a felony, even in your home, unless you have a concealed weapons license. 11 Del. Code § 1442 provides, A person is guilty of carrying a concealed deadly weapon when the person carries concealed a deadly weapon upon or about the person without a license to do so as provided by § 1441 of this title. And 11 Del. Code § 222(5) defines “deadly weapon” to include...
  • State of Delaware Presidential Primary Election (Unofficial Results)

    04/24/2012 8:55:21 PM PDT · by imardmd1 · 13 replies
    State of Delaware ^ | 04/24/12 09:50 PM | Delaware Election Commission
    PRESIDENT 236 of 236 Districts Reported REPUBLICAN PARTY Candidates Machine Absentee Total Percent Votes Votes Votes Votes NEWT GINGRICH 7550 191 7741 27 . 1 % RONALD E. PAUL 2924 93 3017 10 . 6 % MITT ROMNEY 15599 544 16143 56 . 5 % RICK SANTORUM 1471 219 1690 5 . 8 %
  • Newt May Score Upset Win in Delaware

    04/24/2012 3:15:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Newser ^ | April 24, 2012 | Rob Quinn
    (Newser) – Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and Delaware hold their Republican primaries today and while many observers have already heard the fat lady sing for Newt Gingrich, there may still be a twist or two left in the race. Gingrich has been spending a lot of time in Delware and he may be able to rally conservatives and jolt Mitt Romney by snatching a surprise primary win like the one Christine O'Donnell scored in 2010, Politico finds. Gingrich—who has had more penguin bites than primary wins since taking Georgia seven weeks ago—needs five wins to get on the...
  • Romney expected to dominate in Delaware but Gingrich "keeping the heat on"

    04/22/2012 6:48:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    UPI ^ | April 22, 2012 | NICOLE DEBEVEC
    Mitt Romney is dominating in northeastern states conducting primaries Tuesday, particularly since Rick Santorum has left the race, observers note. Santorum, who announced he was suspending his campaign two weeks ago, had seen his once-huge lead in Pennsylvania shrink steadily and had said winning the Keystone State was key to his campaign continuing. That said, Romney was expected to claim a huge number of delegates from Delaware, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island, even with Santorum in the race. Nothing's happened to change that expectation, except to possibly solidify it.'s delegate count showed Romney with 656, Santorum with 272,...
  • Police Probe Shootout in Del. Strip Club Parking Lot(DE)

    07/24/2011 6:05:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 24 July, 2011 | Lisa Bryant
    SMYRNA, Del - Authorities are searching for five suspects after an armed robbery ended with a shootout in the parking lot of the Fairways Inn bar and strip club in Smyrna early Saturday morning. Delaware State Police say the 52-year-old victim was walking to his car and carrying the night's proceeds from the business when a male suspect fired a shot at him. Police say the victim dropped the money while pulling his own gun and ran for cover behind several parked cars in the lot. They said the victim began shooting back at the male suspect. It was then,...
  • Police say Wilmington man acted in self defense in Elkton shooting(DE)

    02/15/2011 4:22:30 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 14 February, 2011 | Carl Hamilton
    Police say a man acted in self-defense on Saturday when he shot and killed a Wilmington resident who barged into an Elkton apartment with an alleged accomplice and tried to rob the occupants. Investigators identified the shooting victim as Daniel Carter, 19, a Wilmington resident. Carter was pronounced dead inside the apartment building in the 100 block of Stockton Street.
  • Christine O'Donnell: I Was Obama's Top Target

    02/09/2011 7:03:35 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 22 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 2/9/2011 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Former Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell has re-entered the headlines. The Delaware native has recently announced that she has signed a book deal after her defeat in the Senate race last year. In that election, Miss O'Donnell polled 40% in a largely blue state. O'Donnell gained much traction with many conservatives last year after Mark Levin and other radio hosts endorsed her over Representative Mike Castle for the nomination. The primary in September gained national attention and saw O'Donnell beating Castle 53-47%. Now O'Donnell is back in the spotlight, saying that the White House had pegged her as the number one...
  • Delaware city councilman calls for lift of state's ban on concealed carry in public buildings

    01/16/2011 4:16:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Buckey Firearms Association ^ | 14 January, 2011 | Chad D. Baus
    In the wake of a shooting at Florida school board meeting, and the mass shooting in Arizona that accompanied as assassination attempt against U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a Delware, Ohio city councilman is says it's time that the statewide ban on concealed carry in public buildings be lifted. From the article: Delaware City Council members this week discussed security measures for Delaware's public officials. Council met Monday, Jan. 10, and began its meeting with Councilwoman Lisa Keller's invocation, which included a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the shooting, as well as for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords,...
  • John P. Wheeler: Eliminating the red herrings

    01/07/2011 10:43:01 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 94 replies
    Examiner ^ | 1-7-2010 | Radell Smith
    <p>Pentagon and defense operations must zero in on a problem and bypass the red herrings when seeking solutions; Law enforcement has to do the same thing in a murder investigation like that of John P, Wheeler III. Red herrings in the John Wheeler case include too much of a focus on his alleged erratic behavior and more.</p>
  • Wheeler: Super Bloodshot Eyes (Delaware landfill homicide mystery)

    01/06/2011 12:01:25 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 115 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1-6-2011 | Eric Shawn
    Wheeler: Super Bloodshot Eyes Eric ShawnJanuary 6, 2011 John Wheeler walked into a Wilmington, Delaware sandwich shop less than 24 hours before he was killed and had “super bloodshot eyes,” according to the person who sold him coffee. The clerk, who did not want to be identified, says he thought Wheeler was homeless and that clearly something was wrong. "His eyes were the most bloodshot I have ever seen,” he told Fox News, saying that it appeared he had been wearing the same clothes for a long time, because the cuffs on his white shirt were filthy. But the clerk...
  • UPDATED In a Scene Right Out of “Goodfellas” John P. Wheeler’s Murdered Body Dumped ...

    01/05/2011 1:25:56 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 38 replies
    Private Detective Bill Warner ^ | 1-5-2010 | Bill Warner
    In a Scene Right Out of “Goodfellas” John P. Wheeler’s Murdered Body Dumped Out Of The Rear of Garbage Truck in Wilmington DE, Who Set Up The Mafia Style Hit? UPDATED 1/05/2011 John P. Wheeler III planted incendiary devices at the home of neighbor Frank Marini in New Castle Delaware days before Wheeler’s body was found in the back of a garbage truck at the Cherry Island Landfill in Wilmington. Police found evidence linking John Parsons Wheeler 3d to devices planted at the New Castle home of a neighbor (Frank Marini) with whom he had been feuding, said the source,...
  • Witnesses: (Former presidential advisor)John Wheeler Appeared Disoriented (before death)

    01/05/2011 6:06:52 AM PST · by Dr. Scarpetta · 223 replies
    Police in Delaware are slowly piecing together the details surrounding the death of former presidential advisor John P. "Jack" Wheeler III. It now seems Wheeler spent at least two days wandering the streets of Wilmington disoriented. Police say Wheeler traveled from Washington, D.C., where he worked, to Wilmington Tuesday on an AMTRAK train. He was last seen alive at 3:30 p.m. Thursday near the Hotel duPont parking garage at 10th and Orange streets. Iman Goldsborough, the parking lot attendant, encountered a man she believes was Wheeler on Wednesday night near the intersection where he was last officially seen Thursday. Goldsborough...
  • South Jersey man is arrested in Delaware after 82-year-old homeowner fires at burglars' truck

    12/12/2010 5:07:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 11 December, 2010 | AP
    <p>A Bridgeton man was arrested Friday night when an 82-year-old homeowner fired a shot at the tire on two burglars' pickup to keep them from fleeing, according to Delaware State Police. No one was hurt.</p> <p>It happened Friday at 10:35 a.m. at a home on Chapman Road in Newark, De. Police said the son of the homeowner saw two men taking a generator and other items from the yard of the home and putting them in the bed of a pickup truck.</p>
  • Christine O'Donnell, Chris Coons "bury hatchet"

    11/06/2010 5:51:29 AM PDT · by TitansAFC · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 11-5-10 | Natasha Lennard
    Christine O'Donnell and her victorious opponent in the Delaware senate race, Democrat Chris Coons, campaigned fiercely against each other during the midterms. But now they've buried the hatchet, quite literally. The Tea Party darling and the senator-elect buried a hatchet — actually, they put a small ax in a box of sand — in the southern Delaware hamlet of Georgetown on Thursday, the AP reported (via The Huffington Post) in line with a time-honored state tradition. As policies of Delaware state politics dictate, the senate race contenders took part in a ceremonial horse-drawn carriage and classic car parade, which preceded...
  • Exit Polls: the surprise in Delaware (Sorry, trolls: Mike Castle probably would've lost to Coons)

    11/03/2010 11:31:04 AM PDT · by Qbert · 110 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/2/2010 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    (CNN) – The thing about Delaware is: it's no Kentucky. The Tea Party's first Senate loss of the night may be no big surprise - the only question heading into tonight's been how big a victory margin Chris Coons would capture over Christine O'Donnell. But the exit polls lay out the political and demographic roadblocks facing any Tea Party favorite here. [Snip] If GOP voters are feeling any buyer's remorse, they may take some solace in one surprising stat: despite pre-election polls that showed longtime Republican Rep. Mike Castle handily beating Coons in a hypothetical matchup, the voters who turned...
  • Fox: Chris Coons has beaten Christine O&#8217;Donnell in DE Senate Seat

    11/02/2010 5:14:30 PM PDT · by jern · 307 replies
  • I Had A One-Night Stand With Christine O'Donnell (Barf Alert! How low the left will stoop)

    10/28/2010 12:51:17 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 239 replies · 3+ views
    Gawker ^ | 10/28/2010 | Anonymous
    I barely knew Christine when she turned up at my door at around eight o'clock on the night of Halloween. We'd met for the first and only time three months earlier when my two roommates and I signed the lease on our apartment: Christine's aunt owned the place we were moving into, and she happened to be up from Delaware visiting at the time. But we'd only spent about five minutes together that day and we hadn't spoken much, and I hadn't thought of her since. Yet here she was standing outside my door with a friend. And both of...
  • Democrats at DEFCON 1: Is Christine O’Donnell now leading in internals?

    10/26/2010 3:25:39 PM PDT · by truthfreedom · 164 replies · 2+ views
    HillBuzz ^ | 10/26/10 | hillbuzz
    ... But, Democrats are ferociously attacking CoD as hard as they attacked Scott Brown in Massachusetts. If she is so far behind, what is the point in beating up on this woman? This is anecdotal, but I think I know why they are doing this…jusr like with Hottie McAwesome there are internals showing O’Donnell ahead. Today I talked to a friend ftom Team Hillary who is a big Dem fundraiser. He told me that for the last week or so the DNC has been at DEFCON 1 leaning HARD on the rainmakers because they are terrified of a CoD win...
  • Zero Delaware Senate Polls in Over a Week. Most Recent was Rasmussen at 11% October 14th

    10/23/2010 6:58:27 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 12 replies
    So. The most recent poll released for Delaware last weekend (Rasmussen on the 14th) - showed Christine O'Donnell apparently surging almost 10%. All polling then, stopped.
  • Coons Shifts on Tax Cuts for Wealthy: Extend Them All (Coons becomes latest Dem flip-flopper)

    10/21/2010 10:13:28 AM PDT · by Qbert · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/21/2010 | George Stephanopoulos
    Chris Coons changed his previous position on the Bush era tax cuts this morning telling me that he would support extending all of the tax cuts for everyone for "several years." "I am committed to extending the Bush tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans for everybody making up to $250,000, but I would extend them for everyone," the Democratic candidate for Delaware’s Senate seat told me on “GMA.” "I’d be willing to extend them for several years for all Americans, of whatever income if that also allows us to reach a bipartisan compromise that makes real progress in offering...
  • Private Right of Action: A Key to Fair Elections?

    10/16/2010 5:23:50 AM PDT · by unspun · 17 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | October 16, 2010 | Anita MonCrief
    The arrest of an 81 year old woman in Bexar County, Texas provides a prime example of the need for more states to implement key provisions of the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). “Bexar County deputies Monday night arrested a woman accused of using her long-dead sister’s identity to vote twice in the 2008 general election. Mary Ann Comparin, 81, was released from Bexar County Jail on Tuesday after posting $10,000 bail, officials said. She faces one count of illegal voting… The Texas Department of Public Safety’s image verification system matched the photo on...
  • Chris Coons As The Taxman (Beatles “Taxman” As Feature Music Video)

    10/12/2010 11:00:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies ^ | October 12,2010 | annem040359
    I had the opportunity today to view the new video put into circulation by the campaign of Christine O’Donnell for USA Senate, (R/DE). This is the same video that conservative talk radio show Rush Limbaugh had played during the first hour of his radio show. This video, IMHO, is a BIG STINGING JUDGEMENT on Chris Coons and what he did as New Castle County Delaware Executive. There was NEVER a TAX Mr. Coons DID NOT LIKE. Mr. Coons would look around just to find brand new opportunities to get not only MORE TAXES, but even HAVE THEM RAISED. So much...
  • Liberals Suddenly Rediscover Moral Clarity in O'Donnell 'Résumé-Gate' (Update: Oxford Instructor...)

    10/02/2010 11:06:34 AM PDT · by Qbert · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Conservatives 4 Palin ^ | 10/2/2010 | Nicole Coulter
    Remember when your liberal friends defended Bill Clinton by arguing that: “He only lied about sex. And who doesn’t lie about sex?” (Heck, I was one of those clueless liberals at the time. And I still like Bill, incidentally.) Well, now the same "sophisticated" people who didn't have a problem with Clinton saying, “It depends on what the meaning of the word is is” are going after Christine O’Donnell full-bore for what they see as the unpardonable, if subtle exagerration of her educational achievements. It's all they can talk about! Slipping into the liberal mode that I know so well, may I just say, who...
  • Joe Sobran, R.I.P. [Joseph Sobran, 1946 - 2010]

    09/30/2010 7:54:18 PM PDT · by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo · 155 replies
    Our former NR colleague, Joe Sobran, passed away today after a long battle with a variety of ailments. He was relatively young, just 64, and while physically beaten at the end, he also departed spiritually triumphant.   Surely, in short order, there will be ample reflection — much of it critical — on the hyper-talented, hyper-controversial writer. There will be a recounting of his history at NR, the break, the following years, and Joe’s soured relationship with WFB (happily, they rekindled their friendship before Bill passed away). Good, let’s discuss all that, and more. But later. Right now, let us,...
  • Let’s Attack Christine O’Donnell’s LinkedIn Page! (The latest Soros-funded hit piece on O'Donnell)

    09/29/2010 8:56:36 AM PDT · by Qbert · 2 replies
    Redstate ^ | 9/28/2010 | Ben Domenech
    Christina Bellantoni, who I’ve been told is the most fair person working at TPM, has a real stretch of an attack on Christine O’Donnell today which uses the candidate’s LinkedIn page to suggest she lied about where she attended school. Yet there’s a real flaw with this argument. Depending on when O’Donnell created her LinkedIn profile, at one point you could only enter educational programs that were in the LinkedIn system. And even today, you have to hard-code in the text for places like Claremont, which are not recognized Institutions or Companies, but exist only as search terms in their...
  • DSCC spends another $165,000 against…O’Donnell?

    09/27/2010 3:22:59 PM PDT · by Qbert · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/27/2010 | DAVID FREDDOSO
    Republican Christine O’Donnell claims to have raised $2.6 million in her longshot race to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate. The DSCC evidently believes that she must be taken seriously. They’ve just purchased another $165,000 in airtime against her, according to FEC reports, bringing their total so far to $272,000. So if you count Delaware, Pennsylvania ($3M), and Missouri ($1.5M), the DSCC has split about two-thirds of its expenditures so far between races it probably cannot win and races it supposedly cannot lose.
  • Soros Sics One Of His Front Groups On Christine O'Donnell (CREW's dubious FEC complaint 'evidence')

    09/21/2010 1:36:25 PM PDT · by Qbert · 34 replies
    JoshuaPundit ^ | 9/20/2010 | JoshuaPundit
    Today, an outfit called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed complaints with the Delaware U.S. Attorney's Office and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell, claiming she used campaign funds for personal living expenses, made false statements and committed tax fraud by failing to claim monies she used for her personal expenses as income. The 'evidence' consists of an affidavit from a disgruntled staffer, a number of FEC disbursement reports that could be taken in a number of ways, and a partisan article from the Delaware -based News Journal.Much more interesting is who...
  • "Citizens Watchdog Group” Charging O’Donnell with Campaign Fund Misappropriation is Funded By Soros

    09/19/2010 2:41:13 PM PDT · by Qbert · 32 replies
    Liberty Pundits ^ | 9/19/2010 | Jerry Wilson
    The screeching meemees on both left and right have been clawing the dirt for any bit of mud they can find on Christine O’Donnell. Today, it was a comment from last century that prior to becoming a Christian, O’Donnell was on a date that involved attending a black mass or variation thereof. Also, a self-appointed watchdog group joined the harpy chorale with accusations of inappropriate use of campaign funds. Let’s deal with the latter first. The group in question, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), is funded in part by individuals who are members of the Democracy Alliance....
  • Would anyone in legacy media be upset if Christine O'Donnell admitted that she'd dabbled in Sharia?

    09/19/2010 8:16:26 AM PDT · by Qbert · 27 replies
    Director Blue ^ | 9/18/2010 | Doug Ross
    Seriously. Would Bill Maher utter a freaking word if Ms. O'Donnell admitted that once, in high school, she'd dabbled with an extremist form of Islam? No. Because he's a punk. Yes, I said it. He's a punk. Would the Washington Post raise a ruckus? No, because they're punks too. But there's no double standard. And, last time I checked, there haven't been many stonings, floggings and suicide bombings by Wiccans.
  • Should we believe police who tell us gun laws don't infringe on Constitution?

    09/18/2010 6:34:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 32 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 17 September, 2010 | David Codrea
    "Gun reporting laws don't infringe on Constitution," Wilmington Department of Police Capt. Nancy S. Dietz assures us as her contribution to DelawareOnline's Constitution Day observance. She tells us of the graduation ceremony for department recruits, "with the official recitation of the oath of office, which requires each new officer to swear to enforce all state and local laws and support the Constitution of the United States of America." Oath Keepers all? And then she tips her hand: "Clearly, the principles enshrined in the Constitution have evolved, and the courts have provided changing interpretations of the law as society faces new...
  • Democrats Spending In Delaware (DSCC $85k ad buy for Coons)

    09/16/2010 3:55:29 PM PDT · by Qbert · 25 replies
    National Journal ^ | 9/16/2010 | Reid Wilson
    Democrats are newly confident about their chances in the First State, but that doesn't mean the party won't have to spend money to hold on to the seat. The DSCC has made an $85K ad buy in the Salisbury, MD, media market, sources who watch ad spending tell Hotline On Call. That market covers the southern portion of Delaware, where marketing consultant Christine O'Donnell performed strongly in her primary win on Tuesday. The DSCC refused to comment, citing a policy against confirming the existence of advertising buys. O'Donnell's stunning primary win on Tuesday over Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE) was considered...
  • Primary results reveal weakness among leaders, not voters; Why this is critical to gun rights

    09/16/2010 4:57:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 15 September, 2010 | Dave Workman
    Tuesday’s primary results, including the shocker victory in Delaware’s Republican Senate primary by conservative Christine O’Donnell over the GOP’s anointed pick, Rep. Michael Castle – an anti-gun “moderate” that many believe is a Republican In Name Only (RINO) – have the so-called “experts” in fits. What’s this got to do with Washington State? Hang on, we’ll get to that. One will hear much about “conventional wisdom” over the next several days, an indication that “conventional” may translate to parochial elitism, and there’s not much “wisdom” in that. To wit: Following O’Donnell’s smashing victory Tuesday, the Washington Post quoted a GOP...
  • Matthews Asks O’Donnell’s Opponent: “Shouldn’t Her Christianity Prevent Her From Running?”

    09/15/2010 5:52:44 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies ^ | September 15, 2010 | annem040359
    Amazing, just amazing. Chris Mathews of all people, would go out of his way to drag Christine O’Donnell’s Christian faith into the USA Senate race of all places, by asking the man who is running against Ms. O’Donnell. Oh Mr. Mathews, why does Ms O’Donnell’s Christian faith have ANYTHING to do with her campaign run for the USA Senate seat in Delaware? Mr. Mathews must be trying in desperation to find something wrong, “drawing at straws” anything wrong with Ms O’Donnell to say, discredit her? Now if she was say Jewish or even Muslim, a question I do need to...
  • Christine O’Donnell On Fox And Friends – She Can Win!

    09/15/2010 2:47:39 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies ^ | September 15, 2010 | annem040359
    Today, the day after a very stunning victory for tea party conservative Christine O’Donnell of Delaware. She was able to pull off this win, not only because of her support coming not only from the tea party movement in Delaware, but from national conservative talk radio show hosts, such as Mark Levin. This morning she was on Fox’s “Fox And Friends”. She is a reminder that this nation, the United States of America is right now in revolt mode by many Americans. Despite bad reports coming from Karl Rove and a number of GOP establishment persons, Ms. O’Donnell’s win shows...
  • O'Donnell Takes Early Lead

    09/14/2010 5:36:00 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 132 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/14/10
    With less than 1% of the vote in, Christine O'Donnell has taken an early lead in the Delaware Senate race. According to the votes in so far, it looks like a fairly large lead. O'Donnell was endorsed by Jim Demint and Sarah Palin. With .6% in:
  • FReep this Poll: Who Will Win in Delaware?

    09/14/2010 11:56:53 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 14 replies
    Internet Poll ^ | 9/14/2010
    Castle, O'Donnell, or don't know yet.
  • From the Campaign Notebook - Delaware: The GOP Primary and the Candidates

    09/14/2010 5:02:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies ^ | 13 September, 2010 | Jonathan Karl
    I recently went to Delaware to check in on the hotly contested Republican primary. Battling it out for Joe Biden’s old Senate seat are two-time Governor and now Congressman Mike Castle and Sarah Palin endorsed, tea party backed candidate Christine O’Donnell. I’ve never seen a more bitterly divided primary. Republican leaders say an O’Donnell victory would destroy the state party and pretty much ruin any GOP chances of capturing Biden’s old seat. “I have no doubt if she by some miracle became the nominee she would lose the seat by unprecedented numbers,” the Chairman of the Delaware Republican Party, Tom...

    09/13/2010 7:26:30 PM PDT · by U of IL Conservative · 12 replies
    Midwest Regional College Republicans ^ | September 3, 2010 | Scott Schneider
    Like any other conservative running in 2010, Christine O'Donnell hopes that a November 2 victory signals the end of a damaging era in American Politics. For Christine; however, there is an added weight to the occasion. . .she would be the winner of an open race that could throw the Democrat's plans for a lame-duck counteroffensive into a tailspin. Christine is running for Vice President Joe Biden's open Senate seat in Delaware. Because Biden has vacated his term, her reign as Republican Senator would begin immediately on November 3 and the Senate make-up now at 59 Democrats, generally filibuster proof,...