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Illinois (GOP Club)

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  • Lt. Dan for Senate from Illinois!!! Draft Gary Sinise!!!

    12/15/2008 8:26:51 PM PST · by ebiskit · 17 replies · 1,293+ views
    vanity | 12/15/08 | tahDeetz
    Lt. Dan for Senate from Illinois!!! Lets draft Gary Sinise for US Senate.
  • Maverick McCain Goes Soft Again … Scolds GOP for Fanning Democrat Illinois Blagogate Scandal

    12/14/2008 12:31:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 2,236+ views
    Scared Monkeys ^ | December 14, 2008
    Why did John McCain lose to Obama in the 2008 Presidential election? Was it because of the Obama faux message of change? Obama’s get out the vote? Nope. It was because too many Conservatives and Republicans were not inspired my the maverick because they did not trust McCain to act like a Republican. Suddenly, in the wake of a senate seat for sale scandal and Obama not being openly honest, McCain decides to be “mavericky”. Dear Senator McCain, the way that this has been handled by Obama screams that people ask questions. When even Democrats begin to question the silence...
  • Valerie Jarrett (Compliments of The GOP)

    12/12/2008 8:44:57 PM PST · by earmarksrus · 3 replies · 895+ views
    Barack Book ^ | none | Republican National Committee
    Valerie Jarrett Who Am I? Chicago Medical Center As Well." (Jay Newton-Small, "Campaign Insider," Time, 4/7/08) "Chicago Is In The Running For The 2016 Olympics … One Of Obama's Top Advisers, Valerie Jarrett, Is The Vice Chair Of Chicago's Bid Committee." (Lynn Sweet, "McCain, Obama, Clinton All Push Bush On China Games," Chicago Sun-Times, 4/10/08) Under A Plan Devised By The City Of Chicago And Habitat Co., "The City Has Lost More Than 13,000 Housing Units For The Poor." (Jason Grotto and Laurie Cohen, "Obama Adviser Shapes City Housing Policy," Chicago Tribune, 7/5/08) "Habitat Has Earned $6.8 Million In Fees...
  • Team Barry begins to throw the Chicago machine under the bus

    12/09/2008 8:27:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies · 1,631+ views
    Sister Toldjah ^ | December 9, 2008
    And in the process, they contradict themselves … twice. Jake Tapper reports: “Obviously like the rest of the people of Illinois I am saddened and sobered by the news that came out of the US attorney’s office today,” said President-elect Obama this afternoon in Chicago, speaking of the criminal complaint against Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich for corruption. “But as this is a ongoing investigation involving the governor I don’t think it would be appropriate for me to comment on the issue at this time.” Asked what contact he’d had with the governor’s office about his replacement in the Senate, President-elect...
  • Oberweis: 'No plans' to seek office again

    11/07/2008 4:10:30 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 7 replies · 774+ views
    The Geneva Sun ^ | November 7, 2008 | Andre Salles
    Since the start of his race for the Fox Valley congressional seat which took him through two primary elections in February, a special election in March and Tuesday's general election, Oberweis spent more than $4.6 million and pumped a significant amount of his own money into the campaign. After this latest defeat, Oberweis said he has "no plans" to run for office again. "I've learned never to say never because things change, but I'm not planning anything like that now," he said.
  • The Manifesto of the Silenced Majority (Good one)

    10/21/2008 2:47:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies · 663+ views
    Doug Ross's Journal ^ | October 20, 2008
    • We believe that Barack Obama is a brilliant orator and a man possessed of more charisma than any politician since JFK. • But we also believe that his philosophy of "spreading the wealth around" is an ill-disguised form of socialism that undermines everything America holds dear. • We believe that a "tax cut on 95% of working Americans" when only 63% of Americans pay taxes is nonsensical. • We believe that the Obama campaign's obfuscated funding for ACORN (originally described as "event planning") undermines the integrity of our elections and calls into question the legality of his tactics. •...
  • Obama Said To Want African-American Senate Successor Appointed

    10/20/2008 12:12:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 2,192+ views
    Wizbang ^ | October 19, 2008 | Steve Schippert
    Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed wonders, Who would replace Obama's Senate seat? She's plugged into Chicago's upper-tier social scene, and what she says she hears should be stunning. Sneed hears Barack Obama wants an African American to fill his U.S. Senate seat if he wins the presidency. • • The upshot: U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. wants the spot. • • Hmmmm. That places Gov. Blagojevich, who is charged with selecting Obama's replacement, in a tricky place. • • To wit: Sneed hears Gov. Blago, who dismisses reports of a federal probe, wants to run for office again -- and...
  • Limbaugh on Ayers

    10/12/2008 8:29:38 AM PDT · by jadedtom · 13 replies · 1,045+ views
    10-12-08 | Tom Axtell
  • Rezko giving Obama up to federal prosecutors?

    10/10/2008 3:23:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies · 3,024+ views
    HillBuzz ^ | October 10, 2008
    The Sun Times today gave a major clue that Barack Obama will indeed go down with Tony Rezko, sooner rather than later. It looks as though Rezko is about to turn on Alexi Giannoulias, the 30-year old State Treasurer of Illinois (who was elected only because Obama backed him). Here’s where all the clues are…and then we’ll walk you through the local Chicago politics on how today’s hint by the Sun Times has us convinced, for the first time ever, that prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald could indeed send Barack Obama to jail. We need to repeat that: we never believed, until...
  • Sarah Barracuda on the Prowl

    10/04/2008 2:42:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 968+ views
    Holy Coast ^ | October 4, 2008 | Rick Moore
    I like hearing this: ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Saturday accused Democrat Barack Obama of "palling around with terrorists" because of his association with a former 1960s radical, stepping up the campaign's effort to portray Obama as unacceptable to American voters. Palin's reference was to Bill Ayers, one of the founders of the group the Weather Underground. Its members took credit for bombings, including nonfatal explosions at the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol, during the tumultuous Vietnam War era four decades ago. Obama, who was a child when the group was active, served on a...
  • Another poll to Freep" Who won Friday's Debate?

    09/28/2008 2:24:19 AM PDT · by Military family member · 9 replies · 901+ views
    The Journal of Business. ^ | Sept. 26, 2008 | Journal of Business
    Please FREEP this poll! We're working hard to re-establish a GOP base in our county. We need all the help we can get.
  • Palin [Secret Service] Code Name: 'Denali'

    09/10/2008 7:54:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies · 1,242+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | September 10, 2008 | Anne E. Kornblut
    <p>The Secret Service has selected a fitting enough code name for Gov. Sarah Palin: "Denali," same as the Alaska national park and preserve famed for its mountain peaks and wildlife.</p> <p>Perhaps even more perfect is their code name for former oil slope worker Todd Palin -- "Driller." McCain and Palin have made drilling for oil a central part of their platform, so much so that "Drill, baby, drill!" is now a regular McCain-Palin rally chant.</p>
  • Panic Time for Obama … McCain/Palin Gets Bounce and Poll Trending in their Favor (Gallup & Zogby)

    09/07/2008 7:32:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies · 980+ views
    Scared Monkeys ^ | September 7, 2008
    Now that’s a bounce and a half … Obama, Biden, the LEFT and the MSM can complain all they want in their efforts to discredit Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin, the truth of the matter is that their efforts are failing and the favorable trend of the McCain/Biden ticket is on the up-swing. The LEFT does not have the right to tell McCain how he is to run their campaign … Obama and his crew only have the right and ability to run theirs in the manner they seem fit. In all honesty, the Obama campaign has been run terribly...
  • Polls: Clintonistas Going McCain

    08/26/2008 12:17:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies · 930+ views
    Townhall ^ | August 25, 2008 | Amanda Carpenter
    Two polls separate polls show a substantial number of Hillary Clinton’s supporters are considering voting for a Republican president, rather than Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in November. A USA TODAY/Gallup poll conducted last Thursday-Sunday found 23 percent of Clinton’s supporters said they may vote for GOP presidential candidate John McCain in November. 47 percent said they were “solidly” Obama. A NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, released late last week, showed similar results. According to their poll 21 percent of Clinton’s supporters are planning to vote for McCain and 27 percent are undecided. 52 percent of the Clinton supporters polled said...
  • Obama Sued in Philadelphia Federal Court on Grounds he is Constitutionally Ineligible...

    08/21/2008 8:19:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 103 replies · 2,507+ views
    America's Right ^ | August 21, 2008 | Jeff Schreiber
    A prominent Philadelphia attorney and Hillary Clinton supporter filed suit this afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Illinois Sen. Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee. The action seeks an injunction preventing the senator from continuing his candidacy and a court order enjoining the DNC from nominating him next week, all on grounds that Sen. Obama is constitutionally ineligible to run for and hold the office of President of the United States. Phillip Berg, the filing attorney, is a former gubernatorial and senatorial candidate, former chair of the Democratic Party in Montgomery (PA)...
  • Obama Fails Real Life 3AM Phone Call Test - Big Time

    08/13/2008 11:09:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies · 1,547+ views
    Texas Hill Country ^ | August 12, 2008
    From Jonah Goldberg in the LA Times: The Obama campaign has for months pursued the odd strategy of having the junior senator from Illinois act as if he were already kinda-sorta president of the United States. In June, it tried sticking a quasi-presidential seal on his lectern. Then in July, he conducted what seemed like official state visits with foreign leaders and delivered something like a “prenaugural” address in Berlin, inviting comparisons to JFK and Reagan. Now fate has given Obama a chance to be presidential rather than pretend…. Obama’s response? First, late Thursday evening, he gave a conventional written...
  • Voting for Melanin, and Not Character

    06/17/2008 7:58:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 386+ views
    Val's Bien ^ | June 16, 2008
    I guess the desire for a black president is so compelling, that some black Republicans are considering voting for Obama. If you are a bona fide Republican, you'd be giving up a lot of your principles to vote for a left-wing whacko like Obama. Black Republicans already get a lot of grief because they struggle against the slavery traps of the Democrat Party. They are already classed as traitors to their race because they refuse to accept the chains of socialism. Black Republicans have already suffered enough abuse so why weakly surrender to a plainly inferior presidential candidate like Obama,...
  • Why Do Jews Still Vote Democrat?

    06/08/2008 7:12:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies · 2,044+ views
    The media fell all over themselves when Obama spoke in front of AIPAC as he did his best to cozy up to the Jewish community. But the media fails to mention that the liberal wing of the Democrat party is dangerously close to outright anti-Semitism (if not there already). Charles Johnson has detailed this extensively every time someone at Obama-backing Daily Kos (including old "screw them" Kos himself) lets down their guard and lets their true anti-Semitism be seen. Still the Jewish vote goes for whatever Democrat happens to be running. I'm guessing that they feel that a Jewish president...
  • A List of Things About Obama That Are Not Rumor

    06/07/2008 2:21:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies · 478+ views
    Right Wing News ^ | June 7, 2008 | John Stephenson
    His wife going off on a rant about how evil "whitey" is, and conspiracies that he is a covert Muslim trying to infiltrate our democracy are nothing more than least at this point. However, there are plenty of things the media don't put enough focus on that are true about the Obamas. Instead they would rather focus on things like his playful fist-bump. They have to keep their priorities on the important issues. His connection and close friendship with a corrupt crook and convicted felon. Obama supports sex education for Kindergarten! Obama sought the endorsement of the Marxist Party...
  • Oberweis kicks off 'What Went Wrong' tour

    05/31/2008 6:30:46 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 12 replies · 476+ views
    Suburban Chicago News ^ | May 12, 2008 | Andre Salles
    So you may have received a call from Jim Oberweis recently. No, not one of those annoying robocalls that descended on the 14th Congressional District like a swarm of angry, negative bees during the final weeks of the primary and special-election campaigns. I mean something quite a bit more personal. Since losing the March special election to now-Rep. Bill Foster, Oberweis has been contacting people involved in the race, people who commented on the race, and people (like yours truly) who covered the race. He's been meeting with as many of these people as he can, trying to pick their...