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  • Red States Outnumber Blue for First Time in Gallup Tracking

    02/03/2016 4:45:35 PM PST · by The_Victor · 69 replies
    Gallup ^ | 2/3/2016 | Jeffrey M. Jones
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- Gallup's analysis of political party affiliation at the state level in 2015 finds that 20 states are solidly Republican or leaning Republican, compared with 14 solidly Democratic or leaning Democratic states. The remaining 16 are competitive. This is the first time in Gallup's eight years of tracking partisanship by state that there have been more Republican than Democratic states. It also marks a dramatic shift from 2008, when Democratic strength nationally was its greatest in recent decades.
  • Former Reagan Adviser Art Laffer: GOP Will 'Landslide' in 2016 -- 45, 46, 47 States Out of the 50

    01/11/2016 8:45:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/11/2016 | Trent Baker
    On the Sunday broadcast of "The Cats Roundtable" on New York City's AM 970, host John Catsimatidis spoke about the upcoming 2016 presidential election with economist Arthur Laffer, a former member of President Ronald Reagan's economic policy advisory board. Laffer not only predicted a victory for the GOP, but he would be "surprised" if they did not take as many as 47 of the 50 states. "I would be surprised if the Republicans don't take 45, 46, 47 states out of the 50," he said. "I mean, I think we're going to landslide this election." "I think Donald Trump is...
  • Working-Class Hero: Trump Expands To 20-Point Lead Among White Blue-Collars Vs. Hillary Clinton

    01/10/2016 9:28:57 PM PST · by Jane Long · 121 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/10/16 | IKE FLYNN
    New polling data from Reuters finds a nationwide toss-up 2016 contest between GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton - but he's beating her by 20 points, 46 percent to 26 percent, among white working-class voters.
  • New survey shows a sizable number of Democrats ready to defect from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump

    01/08/2016 9:31:05 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 58 replies
    US News ^ | 1/8/2016 | James Warren
    So if Donald Trump proved the political universe wrong and won the Republican presidential nomination, he would be creamed by Hillary Clinton, correct? A new survey of likely voters might at least raise momentary dyspepsia for Democrats since it suggests why it wouldn't be a cakewalk. The survey by Washington-based Mercury Analytics is a combination online questionnaire and "dial-test" of Trump's first big campaign ad among 916 self-proclaimed "likely voters" (this video shows the ad and the dial test results). It took place primarily Wednesday and Thursday and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percent. Nearly...
  • China landslide: Many missing after buildings collapse in Shenzhen

    12/20/2015 12:29:18 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    Dozens of people are missing after a landslide engulfed 22 buildings at an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. About 900 people were evacuated, and four were pulled from rubble with minor or no injuries, the local government said. No fatalities have been reported. Shenzhen's fire brigade said it was working to free other trapped people - state media say 59 remain missing ... An area of 20,000 sq m (24,000 square yards) was covered with soil, the Public Security Bureau's firefighting bureau said. The state-run Xinhua news agency quoted a local worker as saying he saw...
  • Dems in shock over near landslide loss of Kentucky governorship to Tea Party Republican

    11/04/2015 5:46:00 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nov 4, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Democrats outspent and outpolled Republican novice Matt Bevin, and expected their candidate, Attorney General Jack Conway, to keep the Kentucky governorship in Democrat hands, where it had been for all but one term of the last half century. Instead, Tea Partier Bevin, who had previously challenged Mitch McConnell for the GOP nomination for Senator and lost big, pulled off a near landslide victory with an 85,000 vote margin. Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Alan Blinder of the New York Times: In beating his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Jack Conway, by almost nine percentage points, Mr. Bevin, 48, shocked people in his...
  • The Case for a Trump Landslide (Part 1)

    11/02/2015 10:14:23 AM PST · by Ziva · 30 replies
    Zionists4Trump.com ^ | 11/2/2015 | Zionists 4 Trump
    The latest poll out of #Iowa shows Carson ahead of Trump. And you know what that means? It means Iowa is about to become irrelevant. Here I am assuming evangelicals will band together to give Carson the win in Iowa before Trump goes on to run the table everywhere else. … A lot of things became irrelevant this election cycle.Old-guard Republican leadership became irrelevant after Trump emerged and rewrote the platform. Boehner literally quit and ran away. The Huffington Post moved Trump to the entertainment section and sealed their reputation as a useless wart on society. We all got to...
  • 26 killed in Guatemala landslide; hundreds missing, authorities say

    10/03/2015 1:32:56 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | October 3, 2015
    At least 26 people are dead and many more are missing after a massive landslide covered much of a town in Guatemala. The rain-soaked side of a hill crashed down onto El Cambray, burying dozens of homes, said National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction, Alejandro Maldonado.
  • Signs of ancient megatsunami could portend modern hazard

    10/02/2015 2:34:09 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    phys.org ^ | 10-02-2015 | Provided by: Columbia University
    Geologists think that the eastern slope of Fogo volcano crashed into the sea some 65,000 to 124,000 years ago, leaving a giant scar where a new volcano can be seen growing in this satellite image. Credit: NASA ========================================================================================================================================= Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands have found evidence that the sudden collapse of a volcano there tens of thousands of years ago generated an ocean tsunami that dwarfed anything ever seen by humans. The researchers say an 800-foot wave engulfed an island more than 30 miles away. The study could revive a simmering controversy over whether sudden...
  • Did Noah's Flood start in the Carmel?

    12/10/2008 9:29:13 AM PST · by NYer · 63 replies · 1,664+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | December 10, 2008 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    A deluge that swept the Land of Israel more than 7,000 years ago, submerging six Neolithic villages opposite the Carmel Mountains, is the origin of the biblical flood of Noah, a British marine archeologist said Tuesday. The new theory about the source of the great flood detailed in the Book of Genesis comes amid continuing controversy among scholars over whether the inundation of the Black Sea more than seven millennia ago was the biblical flood. In the theory posited by British marine archeologist Dr. Sean Kingsley and published in the Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli Archaeological Society, the drowning of the...
  • Did Noah's Flood start in the Carmel?

    12/10/2008 9:25:29 AM PST · by BGHater · 22 replies · 852+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 10 Dec 2008 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    A deluge that swept the Land of Israel more than 7,000 years ago, submerging six Neolithic villages opposite the Carmel Mountains, is the origin of the biblical flood of Noah, a British marine archeologist said Tuesday. The new theory about the source of the great flood detailed in the Book of Genesis comes amid continuing controversy among scholars over whether the inundation of the Black Sea more than seven millennia ago was the biblical flood. In the theory posited by British marine archeologist Dr. Sean Kingsley and published in the Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli Archaeological Society, the drowning of the...
  • Did Noah's Flood start in the Carmel?

    12/10/2008 10:53:09 AM PST · by Between the Lines · 24 replies · 568+ views
    Jeursalem Post ^ | Dec 10, 2008 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    A deluge that swept the Land of Israel more than 7,000 years ago, submerging six Neolithic villages opposite the Carmel Mountains, is the origin of the biblical flood of Noah, a British marine archeologist said Tuesday. The new theory about the source of the great flood detailed in the Book of Genesis comes amid continuing controversy among scholars over whether the inundation of the Black Sea more than seven millennia ago was the biblical flood. In the theory posited by British marine archeologist Dr. Sean Kingsley and published in the Bulletin of the Anglo-Israeli Archaeological Society, the drowning of the...
  • Tsunami Or Melting Glaciers: What Caused Ancient Atlit To Sink?

    06/04/2008 12:58:10 PM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 204+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 6-3-2008 | By Ofri Ilani
    Tsunami or melting glaciers: What caused ancient Atlit to sink? By Ofri Ilani At the bottom of the sea, some 300 meters west of the Atlit fortress, lies one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of the Mediterranean basin. About 20 years ago, archaeologists discovered a complex of ancient buildings and ancient graves with dozens of skeletons at the underwater site of Atlit-Yam. The team of marine archaeologists that excavated the site, headed by Dr. Ehud Galili of the Israel Antiquities Authority, came to the consclusion that an ancient settlement once existed there, but sank beneath the surface of the sea...
  • GEOPHYSICS: Ancient Cataclysm Marred the Med

    12/09/2006 2:24:21 PM PST · by Lessismore · 22 replies · 989+ views
    Science Magazine ^ | 2006-12-08 | Jacopo Pasotti
    It's a terrifying vision: A violent eruption of Italy's Mount Etna triggers a massive collapse of one flank of the volcano, sending 35 cubic kilometers of debris--the equivalent of 10,000 Cheops pyramids--hurtling at 400 kilometers an hour into the Ionian Sea. The Big Splash unleashes a 50-meter-tall wall of water that, within a few hours, wipes out coastal settlements across the Mediterranean. This catastrophe happened 8000 years ago--and a Mediterranean monster of similar magnitude could happen again. That's the scenario invoked in an analysis in last week's Geophysical Research Letters. "It was an extraordinary event, probably the largest tsunami unleashed...
  • Landslide At Mt. Etna Generated A Large Tsunami In The Mediterranean Sea Nearly 8,000 Years Ago

    11/29/2006 3:03:09 PM PST · by blam · 93 replies · 1,939+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 11-28-2006 | American Geophysical Union
    Source: American Geophysical Union Date: November 28, 2006 Landslide At Mt. Etna Generated A Large Tsunami In The Mediterranean Sea Nearly 8000 Years Ago Geological evidence indicates that the eastern flanks of Mt. Etna volcano, located on Italy's island of Sicily, suffered at least one large collapse nearly 8,000 years ago. Pareschi et al. modeled this collapse and discovered that the volume of landslide material, combined with the force of the debris avalanche, would have generated a catastrophic tsunami, which would have impacted all of the Eastern Mediterranean. Simulations show that the resulting tsunami waves would have destabilized soft marine...
  • 92-year-old registers to vote for first time, says will vote for Trump

    08/04/2015 5:23:46 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 94 replies
    www.local8now.com ^ | July 9, 2015 | Kelsey Leryer
    KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - In the story that is Beada Corum's life, she knows most of it has already been written. "It's a history book," says Corum. "I raised eight children: four boys and four girls." At 92-years-old, she should be slowing down. But, don't tell her that. "I'm busy all of the time," she says. Corum still makes her daily checklists and crosses them off as she goes. But last week, she crossed off something decades in the making. This 92-year-old citizen registered to vote for the very first time. "We got a good country but it's going...
  • Internal Poll Shows Trump Generating Strong Support Among Minority Voters – “LANDSLIDE”

    07/29/2015 11:29:51 AM PDT · by onyx · 170 replies
    DCWhispers ^ | 7-28-2015 | DCWhispers
    It is said to have been an internal poll conducted by one of Donald Trump’s GOP rivals. (one of the campaigns that is currently cash-rich but tepid in the polls) A quick “test the water” outline in some of the more critical battleground states. What came back stunned not only the campaign, but sent ripples through various Democratic operatives as well who have since been sending out the alarm – Donald Trump is appealing to minority voters in a way not seen by any Republican of the modern era. It is a base of support cutting through a cross-section...
  • United Russia Winning Elections To Crimean Parliament - Exit Polls

    09/14/2014 10:11:33 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 25 replies
    Itar Tass ^ | 09/14/2014 | Itar Tass
    SIMFEROPOL, September 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s ruling party United Russia is winning elections to Crimea’s State Council, or legislature, according to exit poll results announced on Sunday after polling stations were closed. Thus, the results of the exit poll demonstrate that the United Russia is claiming 70.36% of the vote. Apart from the United Russia, two more parties - the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and the Communist Party (CPRF) - are surmounting the five-percent barrier with 9.33 and 6.56% of the vote, respectively. Candidates from the rest nine political parties, according to the exit polls, are failing to win seats in...
  • Entrepreneur builds private toll road after landslip (Kelston, England)

    08/04/2014 1:31:38 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Sunday Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2:45PM BST 03 Aug 2014 | Elliot Pinkham
    An entrepreneur has gambled his home on building a toll road after becoming frustrated at council delays in clearing a commuter route blocked by a landslip. Mike Watts is charging motorists £2 per journey to use his bypass made from rolled chippings and avoid the closed section of the A431 between Bath and Bristol. A landslip in February forced the closure of Kelston Road and, while Bath and North East Somerset Council said it has begun repairs costing £1.5 million, the road is not due to reopen until Christmas. Mr. Watts, aged 62 years, said his road, which runs through...
  • Buyer's Remorse: If voters had it to do over, Romney in a landslide

    07/28/2014 7:17:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/28/2014 | Noah Rothman
    Polls which ask voters for their thoughts on how the last election should have shaped up a year or two years after the fact are pretty much meaningless. The latest CNN/ORC survey which asks voters that question is no exception to that rule. Nevertheless, with just 100 days remaining before the midterm elections, this question is an instructive measurement of voter satisfaction with the president. If voters had it to do all over again, 53 percent would support Mitt Romney over the 44 percent who would continue to back Barack Obama. The president’s remaining coalition is what you would...
  • No Landslide for the GOP

    05/16/2014 9:19:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/16/2014 | Eric Erickson
    Public Opinion Strategies, a Washington political shop, produced a chart last week that got much of the political press buzzing. The chart compared polling questions during incumbent friendly elections and, as they put it, "shellackings." Their data suggests 2014 will be a shellacking for the Democrats. But, contrary to what many say, it will not be a landslide at the federal level. In October 1994, when the Republicans rode a wave of anti-Democrat sentiment to Washington, 30 percent more Americans thought the nation was on the wrong track than the right track. In 2006, when the Democrats came back, 27...
  • Indications Of A Republican Landslide – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    05/13/2014 7:55:56 PM PDT · by Signalman · 31 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 5/13/2014 | Dick Morris
    In this video commentary, I discuss how there are major indications of a Republican landslide in the upcoming midterm elections. Tune in!
  • WATCH: Cars Sinking Into a Baltimore Street, People Gathered To Watch. Then The Last 15 Seconds…WOW!

    05/01/2014 9:18:18 PM PDT · by montag813 · 59 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 05-02-2014 | TRN
    Incredible video of today's Baltimore street landslide. Car owners were milling about, wondering what to do with their cars sunk 8-12 inches below street level....until....WOW...all we can say is watch the last 15 seconds... WATCH:
  • En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage [Quick Photo Op!]

    04/22/2014 6:19:26 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    LA TIMES ^ | 4/22/14 | CHRISTI PARSONS
    ...Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage from the landslide and meet with survivors, first responders and local officials one month after the tragedy....
  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    04/20/2014 1:11:00 AM PDT · by blueplum · 16 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 20, 2014 | Matthew Brown
    JACKSON, Wyo. -- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth. Over the past two weeks, a piece of East Gros Ventre Butte has slowly collapsed toward the west side of Jackson — shearing one hillside home in half, threatening to devour several others and looming ever more ominously over a cluster of businesses below. :snip: By Saturday morning, the shifting earth had caused bulges in a road and a parking lot at the foot...
  • Before and After: Photos Show Mudslide's Destruction [60 Miles N.E. From Seattle]

    03/24/2014 1:44:07 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | 24 March 2014 | Jon Sweeney
    A mudslide in Washington state turned a square mile of Snohomish County into complete devastation and claimed the lives of at least eight people and destroyed dozens of homes. The slide, which occurred around 11 a.m. PT Saturday, turned land that spanned neighborhoods into "quicksand." [18 more "missing"]
  • People cry for help from underneath rubble after 3 die in Washington landslide

    03/23/2014 2:52:37 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | Sunday, March 23, 2014 | Greg Botelho, Joe Sutton, Janet DiGiacomo
    (CNN) -- A devastating landslide in Washington state killed three people Saturday and sent rescuers desperately digging for people crying for help underneath debris, authorities in Washington state said. The landslide cut off a small town and a river and prompted an evacuation notice for fear of a potentially "catastrophic flood event," authorities said. The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said, in addition to those dead, seven adults and a 6-month-old boy were rescued and sent to local hospitals. Harborview Medical Center in Seattle reported that five patients had been airlifted there and were in its care. Three of those --...
  • In case you’re one of the few that hasn’t seen the latest viral “rock” video…

    09/02/2013 8:13:10 AM PDT · by Kip Russell · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 31, 2013
    I believe this near-catastrophe happened in Taiwan. Watch as a dashcam captures the action Now go back and pay special attention to the mountain peak at the top-center of the screen at about 2 seconds in. That’s some Wile E. Coyote stuff right there.
  • Washington landslide pushes home into sea

    03/28/2013 9:48:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    UPI ^ | 3/28/13
    A landslide on Whidbey Island in Washington state pushed one home 200 feet out into the water and forced the evacuation of about 20 people, officials said. Early Wednesday morning a 1,000-foot-wide section of a cliff on the island fell away, blocking the beach-side road below, The Seattle Times reported. Police evacuated about a dozen people from homes below the cliff by boat because of the road blockage, KOMO-TV, Seattle, reported.
  • GRETAWIRE - Latest from the Governor Romney plane!(Ann Romney, "We're Gonna Win!")

    11/05/2012 5:47:02 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 58 replies
    GretaWire ^ | Nov 5 2012 - 8:13 PM ET | Greta Van Susteren
    In their forward compartment on their “Believe in America” campaign plane tonight before landing in Columbus for the just concluded rally, an ebullient Ann Romney told your reporter “We’re going to win!” A cadre of Romney senior staffers busily worked their email on laptops, tablets and hand held devices. Mr Romney seated in a chair with the words “The Gov” embroidered on the headrest and an I-Pad in his lap beamed at his wife’s confidence and echoed her sentiments immediately saying decisively “It’s over!” referring to both his quest for victory in Ohio and the nation.
  • 10 Trends Showing Barack Obama's Collapse Among Independents

    11/05/2012 9:19:52 AM PST · by Signalman · 2 replies
    Resurgent Republican ^ | 11/1/2012 | Polling Analysis
    President Obama is collapsing among Independent voters, but this is not an "October Surprise." The rebellion of the center is a fundamental trend of President Obama's four years in office. In our inaugural survey in April 2009, 100 days into President Obama’s time in office, Resurgent Republic noted: "[Voters] are deeply skeptical about the amount of money Mr. Obama proposes for the government to spend, tax, and borrow for bailouts and other spending programs that produce few private sector jobs. Independents, who hold the balance of power in this electorate, are closer to Republicans than to Democrats on these fiscal...
  • Our pick: Mitt Romney [Wisconsin State Journal]

    11/04/2012 10:57:40 AM PST · by Justaham · 18 replies
    Not enough hope and too little change. That is President Barack Obama's record on the economy, debt and Washington gridlock after four years in the White House. The State Journal editorial board endorses Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential election. Romney showed as the Republican governor of Democratic-leaning Massachusetts that he can find agreement across the partisan divide. And his vice presidential pick — Wisconsin's U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville — suggests Romney is serious about tackling America's fiscal mess. Romney has an impressive record of success in the private and public sectors. He's a numbers guy who focuses more on...
  • President Barack Obama's Concession Speech, Nov. 6, 2012

    11/03/2012 6:07:15 PM PDT · by garjog · 32 replies
    Imaginary White House ^ | November 6, 2012 | Barck Obama
    President Barack Obama's Concession Speech. White House. November, 6, 2012. My fellow Americans. Change is part of life. Four years ago I said that “we are the change we are waiting for.” Tonight the American people have decided that they want more change and we respect their choice. I can’t say that news of this change doesn’t hurt, but we can look with satisfaction on some of our promising proposals that were perhaps so bold that the nation wasn’t ready for them quite yet. I want to thank all of my supporters for the tireless efforts that they have devoted...
  • Hitler Finds Out Mitt Romney Won In A Landslide, Freaks Out

    11/03/2012 4:20:17 PM PDT · by garjog · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | Published on Oct 4, 2012 | garybpilot1
    Hitler in his bunker finds out Romney wins. (Warning: F words towards end.)
  • Catch The Wave.

    11/03/2012 1:02:06 PM PDT · by Atlanticist.us · 2 replies
    skipmaclure.us ^ | November 3 2012 | Skip MacLure
    You can see it on the horizon. It’s swelling, rising, as we speak… its speed deceptive, disguised by its magnitude, threatening to sweep everything in its path. Remember when the DeMarxists wrote us off after the last election? American patriots, under the nom de guerre of the Tea Party, had just finished handing the left (and a few RINOs) a sixty-year shellacking, and one of historical proportions at that. The insane predictability of the left never fails to amaze me. DeMarxist mouthpieces started bleating all around the country… “That was it, they (the Tea Party) shot their bolt, it’s over,...
  • Dick Morris: Romney will win in a 'landslide'

    11/03/2012 8:56:38 AM PDT · by Signalman · 40 replies
    foxnews ^ | 10/31/2012 | O'Reilly Factor
    O'REILLY: "Campaign 2012 Segment" tonight, as you may know, Dick Morris predicting a big landslide for Mitt Romney even though, as we mentioned, a "New York Times" poll out today says the President will most likely win in three vital swing state. Morris, the author of the big new bestseller, "Here Comes the Black Helicopter"; he joins us now Dick Morris from Detroit. So you, I'm sure, repudiate the "New York Times" poll? DICK MORRIS, FOX NEWS POLITICAL ANALYST: Yes. And let me go through the numbers because it's important for people to get in. In Florida, the "Times" says...
  • Keep Calm and Finish Him

    11/03/2012 6:02:24 AM PDT · by Not gonna take it anymore · 19 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | November 2, 2012 | Charlie Martin
    . . . That said, there are some things to look at that can perhaps help you sleep tonight. I. Michael Barone There’s not a lot of people smarter about American politics than Michael Barone; he’s worked for both parties over the years, he’s made a life study out of American politics. And he’s been saying for weeks that he thinks Romney will win. He said it today, again. Bottom line: Romney 315, Obama 223. That sounds high for Romney. But he could drop Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and still win the election. II. Today’s Washington Post In a story today...
  • Here Comes The Landslide

    11/01/2012 8:28:33 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    Dickmorris.com ^ | Oct 31, 2012 | Dick Morris
    Here Comes The Landslide By Dick Morris on October 31, 2012 Published on TheHill.com on October 30, 2012 Voters have figured out that President Obama has no message, no agenda and not even much of an explanation for what he has done over the past four years. His campaign is based entirely on persuading people that Mitt Romney is a uniquely bad man, entirely dedicated to the rich, ignorant of the problems of the average person. As long as he could run his negative ads, the campaign at least kept voters away from the Romney bandwagon. But once we all...
  • Dick Morris: Here comes the landslide

    10/31/2012 2:28:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/31/2012 | Dick Morris
    Voters have figured out that President Obama has no message, no agenda and not even much of an explanation for what he has done over the past four years. His campaign is based entirely on persuading people that Mitt Romney is a uniquely bad man, entirely dedicated to the rich, ignorant of the problems of the average person. As long as he could run his negative ads, the campaign at least kept voters away from the Romney bandwagon. But once we all met Mitt Romney for three 90-minute debates, we got to know him — and to like him. He...
  • The Folly of David Axelrod’s Turnout Model

    10/30/2012 2:07:50 PM PDT · by mojito · 9 replies
    Battleground Watch ^ | 10/29/2012 | Keith Backer
    Much of this blog is spent arguing — persuasively I hope — why the polling data and get out the vote activities favor Mitt Romney this election cycle. But if President Obama wins re-election where could all of this analysis have erred? Possibly the final remaining question that will determine the election outcome is whether Obama campaign manager David Axelrod is correct on the racial composition of the electorate being 72% White or whether is he fooling both himself and his acolytes in the media? President Obama regularly polls with national support among Whites as low as between 36 –...
  • 2012 U.S. Electorate Looks Like 2008 (Gallup)

    10/26/2012 7:56:01 AM PDT · by jwb0581 · 122 replies
    Just released - Gallup is projecting 36R 35D 29I turnout in 2012.
  • This race is starting to look like 1980

    10/23/2012 8:43:43 PM PDT · by TBP · 30 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 21, 2012 | J.T. YOUNG
    Nearing Election Day, the presidential race is tight. A strong performance in debate has eased concerns about the challenger’s fitness, and the incumbent is hobbled by a weak economy. But the public still seems split. That’s the story now — but it was the story in 1980, too, when Ronald Reagan went on to win 44 states and President Jimmy Carter carried just 41 percent of the popular vote. In other words, this seeming tie is what it looks like when an incumbent president is heading for defeat. President Obama’s strategy also resembles that of Carter, who sought to discredit...
  • Romney heading for a Landslide Win

    10/15/2012 7:55:14 PM PDT · by Senator Goldwater · 33 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, October 12, 2012 | Wayne Allen Root
    The news media are ignoring signs of mass disgust with Mr. Obama. In the West Virginia Democratic primary, a felon got 40 percent of the vote against Mr. Obama. In deep-blue Massachusetts and Connecticut, GOP Senate candidates are even or leading in recent polls. In pro-union Wisconsin, Scott Walker won by a country mile. In 2008, Democrats controlled a majority of governorships. Today, Republicans control the majority of governorships. Presidential elections are always steered in each state by the party of the governor, the most powerful force in state politics. After the 2010 census, electoral votes were added to states...
  • The Republicans will massacre each other after Mitt Romney loses

    10/02/2012 11:43:59 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 185 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | October 2, 2012 | Dan Hodges
    ..............Incredible as it may seem to most outside observers, Mitt Romney is actually what currently passes for a moderate in today’s Republican Party..... Romney was sold – in the teeth of opposition from a significant section of the Republican grass roots – as the pragmatic choice, the compromise they had to make with ideology to secure victory. And when he loses, those activists are going to go as vengefully crazy as Cain’s Rhode Island Reds. Anyone who doubts the reaction of the GOP stalwarts to Romney’s impending defeat should bear in mind this single, if chilling, fact. Most of them...
  • Is there a Republican landslide coming in November?

    10/02/2012 5:25:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/02/2012 | Keith Edwards
    It would be an election night to remember for Republicans and conservatives if the Romney/Ryan presidential ticket wins in a landslide, but nothing short of shock and awe for Democrats and their liberal media allies based on the latest polls. Quick to sweep the historic Republican election landslide in 2010 and Scott Walker's big victory in Wisconsin's recall election under the rug, Democrats and the liberal media have been treating Obama's dismal record on the economy and foreign policy the same way they treated those elections - like they never happened. Since those elections, Democrats and the liberal media have...
  • Freeper Fun;If Romney Wins In A Landslide,What Will&Should Be Major Front Page Headlines?

    09/30/2012 6:29:12 PM PDT · by Ryan_Rubio_2016 · 176 replies
    As we are all hoping and praying for a "Reagan Landslide",lets assume Obama loses every swing state and the Colorado University is right once again.What can we expect to see on the front page of the Times,Post,Various Tribunes,TIME,etc? You have to wonder how the owners of the New York Times will handle the embarrassing loss.Will there be a headline declaring that we are all racists? or maybe that Romney won under a GOP Conspiracy?,Hmm, wasn't that the case with Obama&ACORN? Well fellow conservatives,lets see some of your "Predicted Headlines" and please use Photoshop or WORD.
  • Why Romney Is Going to Romp over Obama in November

    09/21/2012 7:05:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/21/2012 | The Drive-By Pundit
    For those of you fretting over the latest "FoxNews/ABC-CBS-NBC/Wall Street Journal/USAToday/Perth Amboy Times/And Whatnot" poll showing Obama 300 points ahead of Romney in the race for the presidency, do yourself a big favor -- ignore it, and everything like it. I have for months now, and it's been great for my blood pressure. When a TV news report on the latest polls comes on television, I instantly change the channel. When I hear the word "poll" on my radio, I quickly switch stations. When I happen upon a newspaper article or column about polls, I promptly flip to the funny...
  • How 'The Shy Republican' Could Be Masking a Landslide

    08/30/2012 8:01:29 AM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2012 | Adam Shaw
    At time of writing, polls show the race for the presidency to be tight. General consensus seems to be that whoever wins, the 2012 election will be won by a bat squeak. Yet to many, especially those of us on the right, it seems peculiar that Obama is still remotely in the race. With high unemployment, minimal GDP growth, a 100% increase in food stamp costs, and out-of-control spending, many conservatives are asking how just under half of the American population can possibly want more of the same. While it is not possible now to get into the many reasons...
  • Where’s the landslide? Why 2012 isn’t 1980

    08/29/2012 7:00:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Enterprise ^ | 08/29/2012 | James Pethokoukis
    Image credit: JPMorgan Republican National Convention – Tampa, FloridaJust a few more bits of data among many, but today’s consumer confidence numbers were dreadful.JPMorgan: The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index fell 4.8 points to 60.6 in August. Since peaking at 71.6 in February, the index has dropped 11.0 points to its weakest reading since November 2011. The weakness in the Conference Board index in August contrasted with the modest improvement already reported in the preliminary University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for the month, but the deterioration in consumer attitudes looks reasonable considering the recent increases in jobless claims...
  • Pre-election America Reads In Red And Blue (Amazon.com poll predicts Romney landslide)

    08/26/2012 9:49:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 14 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | August 26, 2012 | Tyler Durden
    If the following "heatmap" of readership political bent by state from Amazon is any indication of the votership inclination in the coming election, then Mitt Romney, more natural disasters notwithstanding, has nothing to worry about. Then again in the world of oxymorons, there are few quite as potent as "America Reads" (with the exception of the occasional money-losing Kindle for the aspirationally cool reader).