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  • WATCH – Conservative English MP Hannan Lights Up Crowd Observing ‘Hitler was a Socialist’

    12/22/2014 12:57:33 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 50 replies
    Restoring Liberty ^ | 12/21/14 | Kyle Becker
    English MP (Member of Parliament) Daniel Hannan, famous for his speech “the devalued Prime Minister of a devalued government,” is no stranger to controversy. As a member of the European Conservatives and Reformist Group, he often says things that runs against the grain of prevailing sentiment in elitist circles. In this speech, posted on December 9th of this year, Hannan sets out to prove how the infamous German fuhrer Adolf Hitler was not a man of the right, but a different type of socialist. Mr Hannan opens, “Ladies and gentleman, who said this? ‘I am a socialist. And a very...
  • Democrats Fail in Effort to Tilt Alaska’s GOP Senate Primary

    08/20/2014 11:49:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | Aug 20, 2014 | John Fund
    Last night in Alaska, the choice of both establishment Republican Karl Rove and the free-market Club for Growth won over a tea-party-backed candidate — but not by much. With that result comes some lessons for the future about Democratic interference in GOP primaries. The race against Democratic senator Mark Begich this fall will be close and very hard fought — and could determine overall control of the Senate. Miller’s grassroots support gave him a late surge against Sullivan. But one of the biggest drags on the frontrunner was a series of brutal TV ad attacks against him by Put Alaska...
  • Palin backs Tea Party favorite Joe Miller for Alaska GOP Senate nod

    08/15/2014 2:20:44 PM PDT · by Syncro · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 15, 2014 | Staff
    Palin backs Tea Party favorite Joe Miller for Alaska GOP Senate nod Published August 15, 2014 Sarah Palin is throwing her support behind Tea Party favorite Joe Miller in the looming Republican primary for the Alaska Senate race.  The former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential nominee announced her support Friday in a written statement, provided to Fox News.  The statement said:  "To restore liberty, to defend our Constitution, to build American exceptionalism, we must send fighters to the U.S. Senate who will stop Barack Obama's fundamental transformation of the nation we love. The status quo has got to go,...
  • Alaska Family Action debate proved we need Joe Miller in U.S. Senate

    08/10/2014 9:31:53 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/10/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    oe Miller has shown he is the only true conservative in the Alaska United States Senate Republican primary. His opponents are beholden to exactly the people who have brought us the mess we are in; and either one would only make things worse. He can be supported at Joeforliberty.com The primary is August 26, 2014. When the Alaska Family Action debate moderator asked the right questions, Joe Miller had the right answers and his opponents in the Republican U.S. Senate primary did not. Those are the simple facts. On Illegal aliens pouring into our country, Miller explained he is against...
  • Does Joe Miller Have Any Hope of Making Up Ground in Alaska Senate Race?

    07/05/2014 7:04:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 07/05/2014 | Rod Kackley
    Someone forgot to tell Joe Miller the party’s over, the Alaska GOP Senate primary has already been decided. Miller hasn’t noticed the lights are being turned out, the last of the balloons have fallen from the ceiling and the confetti is being swept up. He’s still partying like there is more than a month to go before Republicans decide Aug. 19 who will run against Sen. Mark Begich (D) in November. Maybe Miller is just having too much fun picking up endorsements from conservatives who also missed the “this party’s over” email, and poking fun at Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell,...
  • Joe Miller Remains

    07/03/2014 8:43:02 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 20 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 3, 2014 | Scott Conroy
    In 2010, Fairbanks attorney and Tea Party firebrand Joe Miller pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent political history by defeating Alaska’s incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary. Perhaps just as surprisingly, Murkowski was able to hold onto her seat less than three months later when she won a general election write-in campaign, taking advantage of Miller’s growing reputation as a loose cannon to defeat him and a Democratic challenger. Four years later, Miller is again a candidate in the GOP Senate primary (set for Aug. 19), this time vying for the right to take on...
  • Senator Harry Reid: Cattle Rustler for Communist China

    04/12/2014 8:33:43 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 67 replies
    joemiller.us ^ | 12 Apr 2014 | by James Simpson
    This week, the Bureau of Land Management has been attempting to confiscate the cattle of Cliven Bundy, the last rancher in Nevada’s Clark County. On Wednesday, BLM agents confronted the Bundy family and supporters, using attack dogs, tasers and stun guns. Bundy’s son was tased and his daughter thrown to the ground. Three others were injured. Bundy supporters eventually drove the BLM off, but not before they had taken some cattle. The BLM claims the cattle are “tresspassing” on land designated for the endangered desert tortoise. This designation is a red flag that something else is going on. Desert tortoises...
  • Is This Abuse of Authority or Tyranny?

    04/12/2014 8:19:25 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 20 replies
    Joe Miller ^ | April 12, 2014 | Joe Miller
    Dear Friend of Liberty, Obama acolyte Mark Begich needs to go. It's time for a senator from Alaska who will provide proper oversight and stand up to the abuses of Washington. The Obama Administration is simply out of control. The spectacle we are watching in Nevada with the Bureau of Land Management's land grab and cattle round up is, sadly, unsurprising. The BLM's insistence upon driving ranchers off the land their family has inhabited for the last 140 years, just so the EPA can “save” a supposedly endangered turtle, is almost as brilliant as sending SWAT teams to invade small...
  • John Boehner, other RINOs, Dems Take Hefty 2014 Donations from Shady Putin Ally

    04/01/2014 5:34:29 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 April 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    What a shock- a Russian-Ukrainian billionaire who made his initial fortune from dubious stock shares eminating from the breakup of the Soviet Union has been sending big, fat checks this year to establishment Republicans and Democrats who aren't too uppity re. foreign policy.Of course, most billionaire Russians who are part owners of huge Russian mining/energy companies over there are KGB/FSB and/or mafia-connected... just like Putin And London resident Leonard Blavatnik is a typical pro-Putin oligarch, getting rich off looting the Russian state then utilizing that ill-gotten fortune to spread Russian influence around the globe. In this case, Blavatnik made almost 20 BILLION from the Russian oil/mining industries...
  • Club for Growth Now Working With GOP Establishment (who's surprised??)

    03/26/2014 12:20:30 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 8 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 3/26/14 | Drew Mackenzie
    The conservative group Club for Growth has changed gears and is supporting establishment GOP candidates in primaries. Launched a decade before the tea party made life difficult for moderate Republicans, the club quickly rose to the political forefront while supporting challengers to incumbent Republicans who it felt were not conservative enough, according to the National Journal. In 2012, the fiscally conservative organization backed tea party candidate Richard Mourdock’s challenge to Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar and vilified veteran Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch for his voting record. The group also targeted 10 moderate House Republicans. But the political action committee has suddenly...
  • The Senate 7: The Races That Will Determine 2014 Control

    03/01/2014 6:21:39 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 17 replies
    USNEWS.COM ^ | Feb. 28, 2014 | Lauren Fox, David Catanese
    The familiar Washington narrative on the scrum for the U.S. Senate has been rinsed, recycled and delivered once again: Republicans are primed to pick up the six seats necessary to capture control of the upper chamber. The midterm atmosphere sure looks ripe, the polling appears favorable but, as it did in 2010 and 2012, the most competitive batch of races will likely come down to candidate quality. It’s the key component that stifled GOP chances before, and could very well again. .... .... A closer look at the most competitive contests demonstrates why a Senate majority in 2014 is again...
  • Senate Candidate Mead Treadwell: I Will Stand And Work With Cruz And Lee

    09/28/2013 7:04:05 AM PDT · by Viennacon · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/25/13 | Charles C. Johnson
    At least one candidate for the U.S. Senate wants to make it known that he stands with Sen. Ted Cruz’s effort to defund Obamacare. “I fully support any attempt to defund and repeal Obamacare,” Lieutenant Gov. Mead Treadwell of Alaska told The Daily Caller Wednesday as Texas Republican Cruz was winding down his 22-hour quasi-filibuster. “I applaud Senator Ted Cruz and the principled members of the Senate as they fight for the American people to get rid of Obamacare. When I am elected in November 2014 I will stand and work with Senators like Ted Cruz and Mike Lee.” Treadwell...
  • The Next Senator From Alaska May Have Just Deployed to Afghanistan

    07/24/2013 3:23:59 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 10 replies
    National Journal ^ | July 24, 2013 | Scott Bland
    There's a lingering sense in Alaska that the field of GOP Senate candidates isn't done growing yet. But we won't know for sure until after Labor Day at the very earliest, when the latest potential candidate returns from military deployment to Afghanistan. Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan, a Republican, will spend the next six weeks in Afghanistan on military duty, the Associated Press reported Monday night. Sullivan is in the Marine Reserves and deployed to Central Command twice in the last nine years, according to his office biography. Sullivan's most recent assignment means he will be out...
  • Joe Miller files papers for Senate (Another run for Senate in Alaska in 2014)

    05/29/2013 8:46:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/29/2013 | By ALEXANDER BURNS
    It looks like it’s time to stop calling Joe Miller a former Senate candidate. The Alaska conservative activist who lost a 2010 bid for the Senate after besting incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in a GOP primary, has filed a form indicating he intends to run for Senate again in 2014, according to documentation from the office of the Secretary of the Senate. On May 2, Miller filed a Federal Election Commission Form 2 stating his intent to run for Senate next year. It’s a document that any candidate must complete upon receiving more than $5,000 in contributions to a political...
  • Poll: Alaskans Want Sarah Palin to Run for U.S. Senate

    05/11/2013 11:42:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 11, 2013 | Matthew Boyle
    A new Harper Polling poll shows a plurality of likely Alaskan Republican voters support their former Governor, Sarah Palin, as a U.S. Senate candidate in the 2014 GOP primary over Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and 2010 Senate candidate Joe Miller. The survey of 379 likely Republican voters found that 32 percent support Palin, whereas 30 percent support Treadwell and 14 percent support Miller. The Harper Polling poll, conducted via telephone on May 6 and May 7 on behalf of the Tea Party Leadership Fund, found that 45 percent of likely GOP voters think Palin would “fight hardest for conservative values,”...
  • Judge rules that Joe Miller must pay state legal fees

    06/25/2011 10:23:11 AM PDT · by Hawk720 · 22 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 06/25/2011 | BECKY BOHRER
    An Alaska judge on Friday ordered that failed U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller pay more than $17,300 in legal costs incurred by the state in fighting Miller's challenge to last year's election. But Judge William Carey said Miller won't have to pay legal bills for his rival, Sen. Lisa Murkowski. In state court, when no money is at issue in the litigation, winning parties can seek up to 20 percent of their attorney fees. For the state, in this instance, that came to $17,373.85. Carey said Murkowski, who intervened in the case, was not a prevailing party. Attorneys for all...
  • Palin, Miller lead tea party assault on Romney

    06/02/2011 12:22:51 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | June 2nd, 2011
    Palin, Miller lead tea party assault on Romney (06/02/11 10:23:27) As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney today officially announced his intention to seek the Republican presidential nomination, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and unsuccessful Alaska U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller countered with jabs suggesting Romney is too much of a moderate to satisfy tea party Republicans. As RealClearPolitics and many other media outlets reported today, Palin -- whose "One Nation" bus tour was in Boston -- took a shot at the Romney-negotiated health care reform program in Massachusetts but denied she was trying to steal the spotlight from Romney, who...
  • Lisa Murkowski first GOP Senator to openly defend Planned Parenthood

    03/15/2011 9:25:36 PM PDT · by pissant · 54 replies · 1+ views
    Faster Times ^ | 3/15/11 | Michelle Koufopoulis
    Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was the first Senator in more than 50 years to win an election with a write-in campaign (she crushed Tea Party—and Sarah Palin— favorite and official GOP nominee Joe Miller with a lead of over 10,000 votes this past November), and has a healthy history of defying the general party line: she’s voted in support of the DREAM Act, the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” a tax-cut compromise, and the START deal. Now she’s thrown her support behind Planned Parenthood: “I believe Planned Parenthood provides vital services to those in need and disagree with their...
  • Federal judge dismisses challenge to Murkowski's re-election

    12/28/2010 7:19:04 PM PST · by speciallybland · 19 replies · 17+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/28/2010
    A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski's write-in election victory last month, clearing the way for Murkowski to be sworn in for a second term next week. Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell later announced that the director of the Alaska Division of Elections certified Murkowski as the winner, defeating fellow Republican Joe Miller by a vote of 101,091 to 90,839. Murkowski was defeated in the Republican primary in August by Miller, a Tea Party-backed candidate. Murkowski then waged the write-in campaign in the general election in November to defeat Miller, who filed a lawsuit challenging...
  • Miller won't try to block Murkowski Senate win

    12/27/2010 12:52:11 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 33 replies · 13+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 27, 2010 | BECKY BOHRER
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Republican Joe Miller said he won't stand in the way of Sen. Lisa Murkowski being certified the winner of Alaska's U.S. Senate race, but he vowed to not end his legal fight over the state's handling of the vote count. Miller's announcement late Sunday paves the way for Murkowski, the incumbent and a write-in candidate, to be officially named winner of the race.
  • Miller appeals ruling on write-in votes

    12/13/2010 2:44:57 PM PST · by Hawk720 · 28 replies
    Anchorage Daily NEws ^ | December 13, 2010 | BECKY BOHRER
    Republican Joe Miller is taking his challenge to Alaska's U.S. Senate race to the state Supreme Court. Miller filed his appeal Monday, three days after a lower court ruled against his lawsuit challenging how the state counted write-in ballots for his rival, Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Arguments are set for Friday. "We have consistently asserted that the law should be followed strictly," Miller said in a statement. "The fact that the Legislature stated that there should be 'no exceptions' to the ballot counting method is what, in our view, should govern this matter." Murkowski ran a write-in campaign, the likes of...
  • BREAKING: Alaska Superior Court rules against Joe Miller

    12/10/2010 4:59:26 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 197 replies
    BREAKING: Alaska Superior Court rules against Joe Miller mug.cnnpolitics By: CNN Political Unit (CNN)– A state judge in the Alaska Superior Court has ruled against Senate candidate Joe Miller's challenge of write-in ballots. The ruling states that there is no proof of election official fraud, or that "there would be a sufficient change to the election results if these claims were true."
  • Judge rules against Miller in Alaska Senate race

    12/10/2010 4:24:28 PM PST · by speciallybland · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 12/10/2010 | The Associated Press
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge has ruled against Republican Joe Miller's lawsuit challenging how Alaska counted write-in votes for rival Lisa Murkowski in their U.S. Senate race. Judge William Carey's ruling Friday is virtually certain to be appealed to the state Supreme Court. The judge said his decision wouldn't take effect until Tuesday to give Miller time to appeal.
  • Ruling on Joe Miller's election lawsuit should be coming this afternoon

    12/10/2010 3:38:27 PM PST · by speciallybland · 9 replies
    The Anchorage Daily News ^ | 12/10/2010 | Sean Cockerham
    State Superior Court Judge William Carey is expected to rule this afternoon on Joe Miller’s challenge of the Senate election. The ruling is sure to be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court. The timing is key. Federal Judge Ralph Beistline has blocked certification of Lisa Murkowski as the winner in the Senate race until the state courts decide on Miller’s lawsuit. The new U.S. Senate is to be sworn in Jan.5 and the state says Alaska will be left with just one senator, Mark Begich, if the election isn’t certified by then. The state filed a flurry of motions in...
  • Miller Asks Court to Invalidate the State's Illegal Ballot Counting Rules (Joe Miller Email)

    12/09/2010 7:25:49 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Joe Miller Email | December 8, 2010 | Joe Miller
    Miller Asks Court to Invalidate the State's Illegal Ballot Counting RulesThe Senate candidate also uncovers evidence of other apparent statutory violations December 8, 2010 -- Earlier today, Judge William Carey held a nearly two-hour hearing on challenges brought by Joe Miller, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, to the State’s handling of the 2010 general election. Miller asked the Court to rule in his favor on his claims that state law prohibits misspelled write-in ballots from being counted, and bars the State from discriminating against certain voters by applying much more lenient and favorable standards and procedures for determining...
  • MILLER: Writing in corruption

    12/03/2010 4:48:04 PM PST · by FTJM · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/3/10 | Joe Miller
    Lisa Murkowski proved this past week that she has learned nothing from the message of the midterm elections. The main issues that drove people to the polls and created a Republican landslide were the beliefs that our nation is on the wrong track and that government spending has gotten completely out of control. Within weeks of the election, Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich voted to retain the wasteful and corrupting earmarks they cherish. The new House majority, and even President Obama, have committed to banning earmarks. No one should be surprised that Mrs. Murkowski is willing to make...
  • Judge lets Murkowski into Senate challenge case

    12/02/2010 12:24:22 PM PST · by SmithL · 30 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 12/2/10 | BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- A state court judge is allowing Sen. Lisa Murkowski to have a say in a legal challenge to Alaska's U.S. Senate race. Attorneys for Murkowski argued that she should be allowed to intervene in the lawsuit that her Republican rival, Joe Miller, brought against the state over the manner in which it conducted the election. Miller contends the state did not follow the law, notably in its decision to use discretion in tallying write-in votes for Murkowski. Attorney Scott Kendall said in court Wednesday that Murkowski should be entitled to protect her "victory" and have a...
  • Alaska election: Joe Miller comments

    12/02/2010 6:25:14 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 25 replies
    The State Column ^ | 12/2/10 | Unknown
    Alaska Superior Court Judge William Carey held a hearing today on Lisa Murkowski’s motion to intervene in the lawsuit brought by Joe Miller, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, challenging the legality of the process the Division of Elections used to count write-in ballots, as well as several other discrepancies and improprieties in the 2010 general election for U.S. Senate.
  • Joe Miller's fight against corrupt Alaska GOP

    12/01/2010 8:46:44 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 20 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | December 01, 2010 | Floyd and Mary Beth Brown
    Joe Miller is the official nominee of the Alaska Republican Party for the U.S. Senate in a contest that has yet to be certified by election officials. Why? Because a federal judge saw a clear set of facts raising serious questions about the election, stepped in and blocked certification. You would think the Republican Party of Alaska would be supporting its nominee at this difficult time. At a minimum, the state's GOP leadership would allow simple propriety to keep their mouths shut. Don't count on it. The Republican Party, controlled by the old-line RINO (Republican in name only) machine headed...
  • [Joe] Miller's unedited thoughts: .. election NOT over; fighting is the right thing to do [Alaska]

    11/29/2010 6:18:44 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 13 replies
    November 23, 2010 | Joe Miller
    The following information was received from a member of Joe Miller’s team. These are the latest thoughts and observations from Joe and one of his advisers. Except in a few instances to add clarity this material is presented as it was received and unedited. November 23 2010 Joe Miller’s thoughts: “The political thing to do is concede, the right thing to do is fight” “We have to now speak to the hearts of Alaska and the nation, as well as to the mind of the court(s) The fraud card will distract from our primary message, but if we properly follow-up...
  • Rush Limbaugh: 'Imposter' Serving In The White House. (It's About Time)

    Radio host Rush Limbaugh is again calling into question the constitutional eligibility of Barack Obama to serve as president, declaring him to be a phony. "We have an impostor for all intents and purposes serving in the White House," Limbaugh said today. The comment from the top-rated host came during his analysis of the disclosure that Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, a purported representative of the Taliban negotiating with the Afghan government, actually turned out to be an impersonator. Limbaugh said: "The impostor got into the equivalent of the White House in Afghanistan. Did they not ask this guy for some...
  • Lisa Murkowski unleashed against Sarah Palin, other GOP foes

    11/21/2010 12:24:56 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | Nov. 21, 2010 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, all but certified as the first successful write-in candidate for Senate in more than half a century, is poised to claim another distinction: She’s the only national politician to fight Sarah Palin on her home turf and win. Palin-endorsed Republican Joe Miller continues to challenge the outcome of the election in court, but Murkowski’s lead of more than 10,000 votes is expected to hold. That means that in a year when numerous Republicans were cast aside by an angry party base, Murkowski will be the lone lawmaker who lost to a tea party- and Palin-backed challenger...
  • Video- Murkowski: “It’s time they met one Republican woman who won’t quit on Alaska”

    11/20/2010 2:40:56 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 53 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/20/10 | Aurelius
    Write-in candidate for Senate Lisa Murkoski still states that she is in the Republican party. Lisa Murkowski still states that she will caucus with Republicans. Despite these things, it is clear that Ms. Murkowski never had tact and is now a RINO (Republican in Name Only). In a gloating tirade, Murkowski claimed victory in Alaska against Republican nominee Joe Miller. In a time like this, one would expect Murkowski to be at least slightly humble. She was not. Defending her decision to run, Murkowski stated: "They tell me that this cannot be done, that this is a futile effort. Well,...
  • Judge halts certification of Alaska Senate race

    11/19/2010 5:38:37 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 191 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 19, 2010 | Becky Bohrer
    JUNEAU, Alaska — A federal judge has ordered the certification of Alaska's Senate race halted if Republican Joe Miller files a lawsuit in state court by Monday. U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline says Miller's complaint about the interpretation of election law - and how it pertains to write-in ballots - is a state matter.
  • Former Lieutenant Governor Says Election Law Should Be Enforced [Joe Miller Campaign]

    11/19/2010 3:35:52 PM PST · by SeattleBruce · 33 replies
    Joe Miller Campaign ^ | 11/19/2010 | Joe Miller Campaign
    Anchorage, Alaska. November 19, 2010 — The Joe Miller Campaign filed its reply memorandum in support of a Motion for Preliminary Injunction yesterday to delay certification of the US Senate Election until a series of voting irregularities, that could affect the ultimate outcome of the Race, are addressed by the Division of Elections (“DOE”). The campaign asked a US Federal Court for the injunction in a pending case which seeks to determine the standard by which write-in votes are counted. --snip-- Leman stated in his affidavit: “If an election had been held during my tenure as Lieutenant Governor which write-in...
  • BREAKING on Fox: Miller asks for Injunction to prevent certifying AK election "results"

    11/18/2010 5:10:09 PM PST · by combat_boots · 131 replies
    Fox | 18 Nov 2010 | (fox)
    Just heard this on Shep. (Great intel....) Link to come when I find it.
  • Alaska GOP asks Miller to concede

    11/17/2010 7:16:45 PM PST · by speciallybland · 63 replies · 1+ views
    WLOS ^ | 11/17/2010
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska's Republican party is asking nominee Joe Miller to concede the U.S. Senate race to incumbent Lisa Murkowski. State GOP chair Randy Ruedrich says the party "stands ready to embrace" Murkowski as "Alaska's only Republican U.S. senator." He called on Miller to respect the will of the voters and to "end his campaign in a dignified manner."
  • Breaking: Miller still not giving up [5:40 PST]

    11/17/2010 6:01:15 PM PST · by SeattleBruce · 122 replies
    Alaska Dispatch ^ | 11/17/2010 | Joshua Saul
    The Associated Press has called the race for Murkowski, who is expected to declare victory Wednesday night at the Laborer's Hall in Anchorage. Here's the press release: Miller: Integrity of the Vote is Vital Anchorage, Alaska. November 17, 2010 -- Joe Miller, U.S. Senate candidate, anticipates the end of the vote counting in Alaska today with the tallying of the overseas ballots. With over 255,000 votes cast, less than one percent of the vote total now separates Miller and Murkowski. In order to ensure the integrity of the election results, the Miller campaign has requested, and the Division of Elections...
  • Liberals, This Is Proof That Sarah Palin Has Executive Experience: I Present Her Record

    11/17/2010 1:06:43 PM PST · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 62 replies · 2+ views
    palinpromotions.com ^ | Nov 17, 2010
    Governor Sarah Palin’s Record That Gave Her A 90% Approval Rating: Energy Independence, Development, and Environmental Stewardship *Governor Palin’s cornerstone accomplishment is AGIA (Alaska Gasline Inducement Act). During the Palin administration, TransCanada and Exxon formed an alliance to build a natural gas pipeline from Alaska to the Lower 48. Under Governor Palin’s governance, the project was expanded and revised from what previous governors had proposed with an open policy process for the Alaskan people. More progress was made on this effort than in the previous 30 years. This is the largest private sector infrastructure project in North American history and...
  • A Vote For Scott McAdams is a Vote for Lisa Murkowski?

    11/17/2010 3:09:01 AM PST · by theanchoragedailyruse · 20 replies
    Red County ^ | November 17th, 2010 | Thomas Lamb
    Yesterday, once the write-in votes had been counted, it would seem to the causal reader that Murkowski has won. But did she? Here is part of an e-mail that was sent by Bill, an observer for the Miller campaign. the title of the pictures speak for themselves. in the Penny Mayo picture, it shows an X over Lisa's filled in oval, and this was counted for Lisa. I personally witnessed a case where Joe's oval was filled in, with an X over it, and Lisa filled in too. She called it for Lisa, the logic being, "the other ovals were...
  • Vile Huffington Post Puts Brisol & Willow Palins Private Facebook Comments Online

    11/16/2010 10:19:19 PM PST · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 104 replies · 1+ views
    This is breaking on Huffington Post. I looked at the comments and don't believe Palins kids said these things. The comments are private on facebook with Palins kids. Bristol supposedly commented on a comment from one of Willows classmate who posted on Facebook that Sarah Palins Alaska would fail. Willow then chimed in and called the guy a faggot and then went on a tirade back and forth as other people joined in the argument slandering Sarah and bringing up the Nailin Palin porn video and also calling Bristol fat. Again I personally believe all this Facebook page is fabricated...
  • Lisa Murkowski: "I am not one of those who wants Obama to fail"

    11/16/2010 6:42:22 PM PST · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 74 replies
    What's this all about you have to ask? This is coming up on Sean Hannity in a few minutes. Tune in. They just showed a promo of Lisa Murkowski being interviewed where she says " I am not one of those who wants Obama to fail."
  • Murkowski camp confidence increases as last ballots are counted

    11/16/2010 4:05:50 PM PST · by speciallybland · 44 replies
    The Alaska Dispatch ^ | 11/16/2010 | Joshua Saul
    As the number of ballots left to count dwindles toward zero, staffers for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's historic write-in campaign are looking forward to the moment they can declare victory over Joe Miller. "By the end of the day today anyone with simple arithmetic skills can draw some conclusions," said Murkowski campaign manager Kevin Sweeney. "By the end of the day tomorrow the count will actually be done so the campaign can make a declaration." The Miller campaign continues to insist that the race is "far from over." In a Tuesday morning press release Miller spokesman Randy DeSoto compared the...
  • Murkowski Pulls Ahead in Vote Count As Division of Elections Ignores Law

    11/16/2010 2:56:45 PM PST · by Qbert · 60 replies
    Conservatives4Congress.com ^ | 11/16/2010 | Nicole Coulter
    Princess Lisa now leads by about 1,700 votes after Monday's review. There are still about 8,000 write-in ballots and 600 absentees to be counted. It's not looking good given that the Division of Elections is counting 97% of the write-ins for Murkowski, despite the fact that thousands of the ballots do not spell her name correctly, a requirement in the actual law. Via the Anchorage Daily News: The Division of Elections has now counted 92,164 votes for Murkowski and 90,458 for Miller. Murkowski's number will grow as the state continues to go through write-in ballots today, looking to see what...
  • Sarah Palin, the Biggest Loser?

    11/16/2010 8:47:58 AM PST · by Al B. · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 16, 2010 | Stuart Schwartz
    Sarah Palin, the biggest loser. That seems to be the consensus of the grandees inhabiting Washington and New York and pockets of glitter beyond. There is a variety of interpretations of the midterm Republican wave emanating from the wine bars of upper Manhattan and the salons of Georgetown, but most include the notion that for Sarah Palin, this election was the political equivalent of the hit ABC show "The Biggest Loser." When push came to shove, she stood on...principle? Media and political elites may disagree on the many consequences of what the president called a "shellacking" by the voters, but...
  • Big Monday for Murkowski, Miller

    11/14/2010 11:22:24 PM PST · by SeattleBruce · 121 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/15/2010 | SHIRA TOEPLITZ
    With the vast majority of write-in ballots counted, both Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Republican Joe Miller looked to Monday – when election officials will begin counting thousands of absentee ballots — as a key day in their U.S. Senate race. After about 5,000 write-in ballots were counted Sunday, Murkowski kept up her success rate of winning about 89 percent of the write-in votes outright, plus an additional 8 percent of write-in votes that were challenged but still counted for the senator anyway. However, officials still have to count about 40,000 absentee ballots this week, according to the Alaska Division...
  • Murkowski camp growing more confident of victory[1000s of mil./abs. ballots yet to be counted]

    11/13/2010 11:12:40 PM PST · by SeattleBruce · 82 replies
    Alaska Dispatch ^ | 11/13/2010 | Jill Burke
    Incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski is closing in on the total number of votes cast for Joe Miller on Election Day. While it's believed the lion's share of votes for write-in candidates will go to Murkowski -- a suspicion the ongoing count has thus far proved -- the ballots must be looked at and assessed to know for sure. But with 84 percent of the more than 98,000 write-in ballots cast on election night already evaluated, Murkowski appears to be within striking distance of a win. --snip-- But -- and there are always "buts" -- there are still thousands other votes...
  • Vanity: Obama Signals Not To Extend Bush Tax Cuts. He Does This Then Palin Wins In 2012

    11/13/2010 11:39:23 AM PST · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 69 replies
    I am appalled watching the news now about the Obama White House signaling that they intend NOT to extend the Bush Tax Cuts that will help small business owners all over the United States so they can stimulate the economy and hire more people. This will be devastating for people all over. It will cause massive bankruptcy in the private and business sector. If they do this then Palin literally will have the ammo to take Obama down and she will have corporate backing from business leaders everywhere that will propel her to the Oval Office. This is a arrogant...
  • With write-in counting done for the day, Murkowski's lead holds

    11/12/2010 8:18:12 PM PST · by speciallybland · 74 replies · 1+ views
    The Alaska Dispatch ^ | 11/12/2010 | Joshua Saul
    This write-in vote for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, cast at Anchorage's Scenic Park Elementary School, was challenged by an observer for Joe Miller because the voter wrote in Murkowski's party affiliation. At the end of the day Friday, with 314 of 438 precincts counted and 69,249 write-in ballots reviewed, the numbers stand: -- 62,434, or 90.2 percent, counted unchallenged for Murkowski. -- 5,291, or 7.6 percent, counted for Murkowski but challenged by the Miller campaign. -- 1,047, or 1.5 percent, challenged by the Miller campaign and not counted for Murkowski. -- 424, or 0.6 percent, for write-in candidates other than Murkowski.
  • [Joe] Miller challenged in wrong court, state says

    11/12/2010 12:56:25 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 22 replies
    ADN ^ | 11 Nov 2010 | Richard Mauer
    The state says that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller has no business going into federal court now to challenge the counting of write-in ballots for his opponent and urged a federal judge to dismiss the case he filed this week. State courts are the proper forum to interpret Alaska election law and the actions of state officials, Assistant Attorney General Margaret Paton Walsh said in her motion to dismiss. Until the Alaska Supreme Court has spoken, Miller has no legal basis to make a federal case out of the issue, she said. "The plaintiff (Miller) in this case has...