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  • Democratic Rep: This Kaci Hickox dustup is just like the Terri Schiavo case

    10/30/2014 1:30:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 30, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    This clip confirms the extent to which condescension on the left has replaced efforts to convince those skeptical of the medical community’s assessment of Ebola’s communicability of their error. In an appearance on CNN on Thursday, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) sought to assure the viewing audience that everyone (including, presumably, the Democratic governors of California, New Hampshire, and New York) is overreacting to the threat of Ebola. When probed by anchor Carol Costello as to why the president’s freshly appointed “Ebola Czar,” Ron Klain, has not come out publicly and assured the nation that there is no medical need to...
  • David Shribman: The muddled midterm elections of 2014 (World-class malarkey)

    10/11/2014 9:03:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Bemidji Pioneer ^ | October 11, 2014 | David M. Shribman, executive editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    WATERVILLE, Maine — With three weeks remaining before the critical midterm congressional elections, the character of American politics for the next two years and for the presidential campaign that will begin in earnest next month is unusually uncertain. In fact, the contours of our national civic life are more undefined than they have been since the overtime election of 2000 — a period of ambiguity no one is eager to repeat. So, as the election nears, the American political landscape can be described as a combination of enthusiasm and ennui that defies clear definition. In fact, enthusiasm and ennui are...
  • Texas senator wins unofficial straw poll for president at Penobscot County caucus

    02/09/2014 2:22:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Bangor Daily News ^ | February 9, 2014 | Judy Harrison
    BANGOR, Maine – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday won an unofficial straw poll to be the 2016 GOP presidential nominee at the Penobscot County Republican caucus at Husson University. Administered by the Maine Republican Liberty Caucus, caucus attendees paid $1 for a ballot that listed 20 potential GOP presidential candidates’ names plus room for write-ins, according to Maine RLC State Chair Vic Berardelli. Balloters were asked to mark their first, second and third choice. Points were weighted at five points for a first place vote, three points for second and one point for a third place vote....
  • Sen. Collins Wants Same-Sex Partners to Be Brought over Border

    02/15/2013 1:11:13 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | February 14, 2013 | Tony Lee
    Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is the first Republican supporter of a bill that would allow U.S. citizens to bring their foreign same-sex partners to the country for legal residency. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Collins (R-Maine) will introduce the bill, which Leahy has introduced every year since 2003 and insisted should be part of any immigration reform deal. “More than two dozen countries recognize same-sex couples for immigration purposes,” Collins said. “This important civil rights legislation would help prevent committed, loving families from being forced to choose between leaving their family or leaving their country.” Leahy said...
  • Ron Paul and Tea Party supporters rally before Republican National Convention

    08/27/2012 4:01:52 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 63 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2012-08-27 | Patton@Bastogne
    . NBC News : Free Republic's Patton@Bastogne calls-out Myth Romney as a "Pathelogical Political Liar" at the Tampa 2012 GOP Convention ... Patton@Bastogne calls-out Myth Romney as a "Pathelogical Political Liar" in Tampa ...(click) Internet Link: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nbcnews.com/48798495 .
  • Maine Gov To Able-Bodied Unemployed: "Get Off The Couch And Get Yourself A Job"

    05/08/2012 7:32:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 8, 2012
    (VIDEO AT LINK) "Maine’s welfare program is cannibalizing the rest of state government. To all you able-bodied people out there get off the couch and get yourself a job," Gov. Paul LePage (R-Maine) said at the state Republican convention this past weekend....
  • Five Republicans join Senate race; Michaud, Raye stick to House race

    03/04/2012 9:14:33 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 33 replies
    The Bangor Daily News ^ | March 2, 2012 | Eric Russell
    After Democrats threw their biggest names into the mix for Olympia Snowe’s soon-to-be vacated U.S. Senate seat earlier this week, Republicans were the newsmakers on Friday. Five members of the GOP took out petitions for a Senate run, joining previously declared Republican candidate Scott D’Amboise in the race. Secretary of State Charlie Summers became the first Republican to take out petitions after Snowe announced Tuesday that she would not seek a fourth term. Treasurer Bruce Poliquin followed close behind Friday afternoon, then former Maine Senate President Rick Bennett and state Sen. Debra Plowman. Attorney General William Schneider joined the race...
  • Is Snowe’s Retirement a Blow to LGBT-Friendly Republicans?

    03/04/2012 2:44:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Edge ^ | March 2, 2012 | Michael K. Lavers, National News Editor
    Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe’s announcement on Tuesday that she will not seek re-election after more than three decades on Capitol Hill certainly sent shockwaves across Washington, D.C. What does it exactly mean to LGBT-friendly Republicans? Snowe is among the six Republicans in the U.S. Senate who voted for a bill that repealed the military’s ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers. She is also a co-sponsor of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The vast majority of her Republican colleagues were obviously unwilling to meet her in the middle on these issues. "As I enter a new chapter, I see a...
  • Ron Paul Is Secretly Taking Over The GOP — And It's Driving People Insane (Maine)

    02/16/2012 8:34:06 AM PST · by opentalk · 75 replies
    Business Insider ^ | February 15, 2012 | Grace Wyler
    By now, it is clear that the Maine caucuses were a complete mess. Evidence is mounting that Mitt Romney's 194-vote victory over Ron Paul was prematurely announced, if not totally wrong. Washington County canceled their caucus on Saturday on account of three inches of snow (hardly a blizzard by Maine standards), and other towns that scheduled their caucuses for this week have been left out of the vote count. Now, it looks like caucuses that did take place before Feb. 11 have also been left out of final tally. As the full extent of the chaos unfolds, sources close to...
  • As Romney flags . . . Republicans roar for red meat

    02/12/2012 11:27:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies · 1+ views
    The New York Post ^ | February 12, 2012 | Michael A. Walsh
    Mitt Romney’s twin wins over the weekend in the Maine caucuses and the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual straw poll leave the GOP presidential-nomination race right where it’s been all along — in trouble and waiting for a Prince Charming. In Maine, Romney won with 39.2 percent of the vote, less than four points ahead of Ron Paul. The principal “not-Romneys” — Paul and Rick Santorum — took 53 percent of the roughly 5,600 nonbinding votes cast, about 2 percent of the state’s Republican electorate. Romney’s numbers were similar in the CPAC poll, in which he grabbed 38 percent of...
  • Maine GOP Begins Caucusing Saturday (1/28)

    01/25/2012 9:53:46 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Frontloading HQ ^ | 01/25//2012
    As it turns out, Maine Republicans in a few towns will caucus this Saturday (January 28). The original plan I spoke with the Maine Republican Party about back in September revolved around the idea of holding caucuses within a window from February 4 and February 11 with a big reveal on that final date. That is still mostly true as most of the caucus venues will hold party meetings within that window. However, there are a few caucuses that branch out quite far from those two bookend dates. The collective caucus Lincoln, Lowell, Burlington, Chester, Enfield, Winn and Howland will...
  • Downeast Is Red The revival of the Maine GOP.

    02/09/2011 5:41:03 AM PST · by Palmetto Patriot · 8 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Feb 7, 2011 | CONRAD KIECHEL
    The Top of the Hill Grill here is 65 miles away from the coastal summering hole and old-money hangout of Boothbay Harbor​—​and a world apart. Stop by for breakfast, and you’ll be surrounded by guys in blaze orange, retired couples who get their blueberry muffins toasted, and an oil burner repairman who moonlights as the Karl Rove of the Maine GOP. I’m here a few weeks after the November elections to find the remarkable story behind an improbable headline in the New York Times: “Overnight, Maine Turns Red.” For the first time since 1964, Maine Republicans captured the governorship, the...
  • Maine Sen. Susan Collins Rips Into Sarah Palin

    11/10/2010 3:15:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    Lez Get Real ^ | November 10, 2010 | Bridgette P. LaVictoire
    It is beginning to look like the GOP has declared open season on Mama Grizzlies- or at least one Mama Grizzly. Many Republicans are losing their willingness to stay silent about Sarah Palin, and the latest is Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins who has always been a moderate politically. New England’s Republicans have been reluctant to cater to the Tea Party because it is not a very strong movement in the region. Vermont’s Tea Party rallies have attracted around a hundred people, for instance. Senator Collins feels that former Governor Palin cost the Republicans control of the Senate with her...
  • Elect Republicans [Maine]

    09/14/2010 3:39:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Lewiston Sun Journal ^ | September 12, 2010 | Thomas F. Shields
    Insanity is when you continue to do the same thing and expect different results. Maine people are not insane, so why do they continue to elect the Democrats to the Legislature and expect improvements? Maine continues to decline. If Maine really wanted the millions in funds that come with the “Race to the Top” program, why is it not publicized that one of the qualifications is to have charter schools? The teachers’ union opposes charter schools and the Democrats agree. Why are Maine’s health insurance rates so high? Maine Republicans have repeatedly proposed corrective measures, only to be voted down....
  • List of Repub RINOs who voted for Obama's Stimulus

    List of Republicans who voted for the Stimulus House of Representatives No Republicans voted for the bill Senate Collins (R-ME) Snowe (R-ME) Specter (R-PA) *
  • Snowe: GOP Could Be Alienating Hispanics

    08/07/2009 8:15:45 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 59 replies · 1,792+ views
    National Journal ^ | 2009-08-09 | Amy Harder
    Olympia Snowe said today that her Republican colleagues' pending "no" votes on Sonia Sotomayor raise "a serious concern" about alienating their Hispanic constituencies. The Maine moderate was among the first GOP lawmakers to say she would vote yes, joining Mel Martinez of Florida and Richard Lugar of Indiana on July 17. Snowe told reporters that voting for Sotomayor "would have certainly been an avenue for appealing to the Hispanic community, where we did poorly in the last election. I think we can ill afford to lose their support in the future when we're attempting to rebuild the Republican Party nationally,"...
  • Okay, we are going to just come out and say this: Todd Palin is a stone cold fox

    10/09/2008 7:15:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies · 1,843+ views
    HillBuzz ^ | October 9, 2008
    Is it wrong to have a serious crush on the “First Dude” of Alaska and the future Second Gentleman of the United States? Because if crushing on Todd Palin is wrong, then man, we do not want to be right. We just want to listen to him talk about snowmachines and huskies and hockey for hours and hours and hours. When we met him in St. Louis the weekend of Palin’s announcement as VP, we couldn’t even talk, we just kind of giggled and stared and the only thought in our head was TODD. TODD. Oh, it was stupefying…and it...
  • McCain camp turns to Maine's Second District Hopes Palin can attract rural voters

    10/04/2008 5:09:44 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies · 1,024+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | October 2, 2008 | Sasha Issenberg
    About 15 volunteers sat in a storefront office abutting the Kenduskeag Stream in downtown Bangor on a recent evening, calling local residents to ask if Barack Obama could count on their vote. Their mission had been painted in cartoon form on the windows of the Democratic Party headquarters: A donkey lounging in a rowboat imploring voters to "Help Keep Maine Blue." The Democratic strategists may have to work especially hard to keep the Second Congressional District blue. Yesterday, Republican John McCain's campaign announced that it had begun withdrawing from Michigan, but would start committing resources to Maine, where strategists say...
  • Congressional hopeful is home on 2-week leave (from Iraq)

    03/05/2008 6:56:42 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 8 replies · 689+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | March 3, 2008
    Navy reservist Charles Summers, a candidate for the open seat in the 1st Congressional District, is in Maine on a 15-day leave during his 10-month tour of duty in Iraq. more stories like thisThe Scarborough Republican, who returned home Thursday, said he is spending time with family and friends and catching up with people he hasn't seen in a while. Summers said Navy regulations bar him from making any campaign appearances or even discussing the race until his stint of active duty ends in May. Summers, a lieutenant commander based in Baghdad, said he has been traveling around Iraq while...
  • Maine Senate (2008): Allen Ramps Up

    12/19/2006 10:31:20 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 22 replies · 1,834+ views
    The Hotline ^ | December 18, 2006 | Shira Toeplitz
    Rep. Tom Allen (D-01) '04 manager Michael Cuzzi confirmed they have brought on Heather Quinn as finance dir. should Allen decide to run for SEN. Last cycle, Quinn managed Rep. Mike Michaud (D-02)'s campaign. Some ME Dem sources say this is Allen's attempt to break into ME-02. Cuzzi said he will also play a significant role in Allen's pending campaign.
  • Check This Group Out. They did great in Ohio

    08/04/2005 6:18:57 AM PDT · by Doc_J_Butler · 3 replies · 2,662+ views
    Dr_JacksonB
    You guys should check this group out. I met one of their members out in Ohio working with a congressional candidate. They knew what they were doing and I was impressed but i didn't realize that Alex had his own team until yesterday. I looked at their website its got some really solid ideas in terms of strategy. Check it out: http://www.vandenberg-strategies.com
  • Politician Republican Democrat Congress Lawyer Neckwear

    03/27/2005 7:04:33 AM PST · by starwonders · 1,624+ views
    Starwonders.com Neckwear ^ | 03-27-2005 | Starwonders.com
    Wear a necktie to show your interest. We deal with government agencies, fund raisers, private organizations. We are a wholesale neckwear business. Star Wonders WHOLESALE Neck Tie Store | $3.50 to $4.75 a Tie ANY Variety. 100's of Ties.
  • Sagadahoc County Republicans Need Your Help

    12/09/2004 4:42:21 PM PST · by rightwingwoman · 4 replies · 1,422+ views
    After accepting our donations and helping in his re-election, our Senator Art Mayo switched from a Republican to a Democrat on Tuesday. Please vote option 4 in this online poll of our local paper. Sen. Mayo always consorted with the Democrats to our annoyance but he could have changed before the election and allowed us to run a true Republican against him. Of course, his lack of ethics is in character with the rest of his new party members. We are calling for the Senator to resign and call for a new election. http://www.sagadahocgop.com
  • Apple pie proud !

    11/16/2004 9:39:17 PM PST · by marquisdesloth · 2 replies · 1,713+ views
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  • Kerry So-Called Red Sox "Fan" Praises Yankees

    09/23/2004 6:14:39 AM PDT · by ReagansRaiders · 16 replies · 2,586+ views
    Red Sox Fans for Truth UPDATE!!! "At the fundraiser, Kerry reflected on his reborn self. He praised the triple victories of the Jets, Giants and Yankees and said: 'I came here to bask in your glory, came here to grab onto that winning streak.'" (Washington Post, 9/22/04) "You guys had a big weekend, I tell you, Jets, Giants and Yankees, three in a row," said Mr. Kerry, whose last visit to New York was for a speech at Cooper Union the week before the Republican National Convention. "I just came here to bask in your glory a little bit. Most...
  • Gannett Fails One-Newspaper Communities/Counties- Queue for Government Intervention?

    07/18/2004 9:49:31 PM PDT · by housecandidate · 4 replies · 4,997+ views
    July 19, 2004 | Joe Alloway
    Gannett Fails One-Newspaper Communities/Counties- Port Huron Times Herald a Queue for Government Intervention? In particular, with today’s concentration of all reporting medium with just a few companies- who determines the void or lack of reporting in the best interest to citizens. I’ve challenged a Gannett newspaper, the Times Herald of Port Huron Michigan of its obligation citizens in one-newspaper counties. There appears to be an immediate need to make certain legislation be brought requiring corporate newspapers to better report news and serving the communities they cover. At a crucial time with the 2004 Primary literally days away- this particular newspaper,...
  • Poll: JOE ALLOWAY leads PHIL PAVLOV in Michigan House District 81 - Alloway predicted winner

    07/18/2004 9:31:03 AM PDT · by housecandidate · 1 replies · 3,079+ views
    Ann Arbor PTM/UM Polling | July 17, 2004 | Andrea VanAndle
    The poll of 600 likely Republican voters in St. Clair County Michigan’s State Representative District 81 countywide found Alloway leading Pavlov by 12 points, 48 percent to 40 percent in a three-way race with Yale Republican Steve Pray Nader included in the ballot test.
  • Illegal Michigan State Paid Employee's Electioneering and Campaign Fixing Near Day of Reckoning

    07/10/2004 8:22:08 PM PDT · by housecandidate · 1 replies · 2,656+ views
    “A Michigan Impossible until we work together ending illegal state house electioneering practices” Joe Alloway-R Michigan House District 81 St. Clair County Michigan PORT HURON – JULY 11, 2004 - Please listen to a recent interview (http://66.92.134.175/~benburch/old/TrupianoShow-(10-5-2004).mp3) exposing Michigan’s #1 area to reform and that’s ending illegal activities in Michigan’s House Republican Caucus Communications Office! Very few citizens asked have no idea of what that word means. Folks, the bottom line is we’ve had some major problems in this antiquated, 50-person staffed office and they’re just coming public. Take recent revelations of state employees assigned to representatives as campaign managers...
  • My trip across the country

    07/03/2004 12:05:22 PM PDT · by elder5 · 11 replies · 4,354+ views
    I just got back last week from driving across the country, I live in Washington State and drove to PA in see my wifes family and took I-80 and I-90 back home. With my Bush/Cheney sticker from 2000 in my back window along with my W-04 sticker I got a aproviel rating of about 75% judging from the honks and thumbs ups from fellow drivers. Funny how I got the 1 finger salute from the folks with the Kerry stickers. My question to you is do you vent your hate and anger at fellow drivers on the road with a...
  • The most taxpayer-unfriendly members of congress

    06/03/2004 7:27:36 PM PDT · by aardbokonon · 7 replies · 2,861+ views
    aard_bokonon
    Last night, I was told that a report was recently published by some DC think-tank. This report ranked members of congress in order of taxpayer-friendliness, i.e. it examined their votes on tax-related bills and determined where any particular member of congress came in on higher or lower taxes for their constituents. The same person who told me about the report told me that a whopping 75% of house and senate members from my state were in the top 20 LEAST friendly to taxpayers in their voting records. Have any of you heard of this report? Can you point me to...
  • Maine Resident Andy Card Speaks at Maine GOP Convention, May 14-15, 2004

    05/15/2004 3:29:25 PM PDT · by ROCKLOBSTER · 20 replies · 1,964+ views
    Kenebec Journal ^ | Susan M. Cover
    White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card speaks beneath a poster of President Bush during the Maine Republican Party convention at the Augusta Civic Center on Friday night AUGUSTA — White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card talked about President Bush the man on Friday night, describing his respect for the office of the presidency and the tears he shed with families in the aftermath of Sept. 11. Card shared some of his personal recollections of Bush with several hundred people gathered at the Augusta Civic Center for the state Republican Convention. “Maine is going to be in the right...
  • ARE YOU A "REGISTERED" VOTER???

    05/10/2004 11:34:21 AM PDT · by GeorgeW23225 · 6 replies · 7,989+ views
    Are you a registered voter?? Do you know anyone who needs to register?? Check this out: http://www.ConservativeAlerts.com/vote.htm Ultra liberal "MoveOn" is attempting to register 100,000 new left wing voters. WE need to register 200,000 new conservative voters!! Just click on the above link, click on your State, fill in the necessary information, print it out, and mail it in!! It's a simple as that!! As you all know, this will be the most important election in our lifetime. Our future depends on it, and the future of our children depends on it. It is an election we MUST win!! DO...
  • Congressional Races to watch so far 2004 - ALL States

    04/09/2004 11:41:43 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 20 replies · 10,035+ views
    Several Sources | 4-8-04 | Dan from MI
    I've seen the senate races heating up, but not nearly as much on the house seats. I'm mostly using information from DC POLITICAL REPORT and POLITICS1. STATES Alabama DISTRICT 3 - The other Mike Rogers (R) won in 02 with 50.3% over Democrat Joe Turnham(48.2%) in an open seat. So far, it looks as he is facing Democrat Bill Fuller, Ex-State Human Resources Commissioner. I haven't heard much about this race, but the first defense is hardest. Alaska SENATE - Lisa Murkowski(R) vs Ex governor Tony Knowles. This will be a tough race as Knowles is an ex-governor and Murkowski...
  • Congressional races will skip preliminaries [Maine]

    03/17/2004 1:33:25 PM PST · by JohnnyZ · 3 replies · 1,781+ views
    Portland Press Herald ^ | March 16, 2004 | BART JANSEN
    WASHINGTON — Neither congressional race in Maine this year will feature a contested primary, since the filing deadline passed Monday for Democratic Reps. Tom Allen and Mike Michaud and their Republican challengers. But Michaud's 2nd Congressional District race in northern Maine could still become a three-way contest if a prospective candidate runs as an independent. Allen, of Portland, who is in his fourth term, faces a challenge from Charles Summers, who spent eight years as state director for U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine. Allen, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, has won previous contests easily, with 64 percent...
  • Why Spanish Election results are irrelevent to US War on Terror

    03/15/2004 7:06:23 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 4 replies · 2,593+ views
    3/15/04 | John Knight
    Journalists, political pundits and other Hysteric Left activists are desperately trying to spin some cosmic significance out of Sunday's Spanish elections. The "conventional wisdom" is that the Spanish Election results are some sort of significant defeat for President Bush and the War on Terror. As usual the "News Media's" thinking is neither conventional nor wise. What all the various activists miss is the reality of American Exceptionalism. As much as the International Political Left hates, and try's to deny, the reality is the USA operates on a completely different political level then the rest of the world. On Sunday, the...
  • Democrat Primary turnout not a even close to being a record

    03/09/2004 8:08:22 PM PST · by MNJohnnie · 3 replies · 2,798+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | Paul Weyrich
    The reason for my apology was that throughout this primary season we have been hearing about the record turnout of voters participating in Democrat caucuses and primaries. I bought the lie. The truth is that, except for Iowa and New Hampshire, there has not been any sort of record turnout for the Democrats. Even in New Hampshire the vote was far less than what the Republicans had when they last had a contested primary in 2000. The Democrats this year had 219,787 votes in their primary. The GOP in 2000 had 239,523 votes. That 20,000 difference is major in a...
  • Freep this poll

    03/07/2004 10:07:11 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 8 replies · 2,575+ views
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  • Heinz Foundation Bankrolled Group Protesting Bush 9/11 Ads

    03/07/2004 6:25:25 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 11 replies · 4,351+ views
    http://newsmax.com/archives/ic/2004/3/6/121052.shtml Well isn't this intresting. The "objective news media" supposed 9-11 surviors protesting Bush's ads are actually anti-war stooges financed by John Kerry's wife. Please take a moment and vist the New York Times, Washington Post, MSNBC, CBS, NBC and ABC etc to email the Omsbudsman, the Publisher, the News Editor and demand to know why they allowed clearly partisan advocates of Kerry's Presidential Campaign were presented on their "News" programs with no reference to their ties to the Kerry camp. We absolutely must demand the "News Media" be held accountable for their free advertising for the Kerry camp.
  • Bush Ads help get the word out

    03/04/2004 11:30:46 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 3 replies · 5,816+ views
    http://www.georgewbush.com/tvads/ Here is a link to the 1st three Bush Re-election ads. As expected the DNC directed its "Objective News Media" mouthpieces at CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC to generate phoney hysteria about these ads. Compared to the demogagery and lies spread by the Kerry Campaign, Moveon.org and the DNC about Bush for the last 6 months, this is probably the mildest sets of ads that have run so far this political season. Please email this link to every person on you email contact list. We need to get as many people as possible to see these ads. They are...
  • Mazurek announces bid for legislature [Maine - Dist 47 - Rockland]

    02/10/2004 10:28:06 AM PST · by JohnnyZ · 901+ views
    Village Soup ^ | Jan 16, 2004 | Anthony Ronzio
    ROCKLAND (Jan 16, 2004): Rockland Mayor Edward Mazurek has announced his candidacy for new Maine House of Representatives District 47 against incumbent Rep. Deb McNeil (R-Rockland). Rockland was formerly alone in House District 62. The city is joining a small portion of Owls Head as District 47, after the districts were reapportioned last summer. Mazurek will run as a Democrat against the three-term incumbent McNeil, a Republican. He is currently in his second year as mayor, after earning election to the Rockland City Council in 2001. A former football coach at Rockland District High School and MSAD 5 teacher, Mazurek...
  • Conservatives Unite!

    02/06/2004 10:45:27 AM PST · by rcofdayton · 9 replies · 2,640+ views
    Self ^ | 6 Feb 04 | rcofdayton
    Conservatives should write in Tom Tancredo in the primary ballot to demonstrate the depth of concern we have with the President. If enough do this, he will get the message.
  • Raye rules out bid for Congress this year [ME-2]

    01/08/2004 8:20:43 AM PST · by JohnnyZ · 7 replies · 1,197+ views
    Maine Today (AP) ^ | Jan. 06, 2004 | Associated Press
    PERRY, Maine — Kevin Raye, the Republican nominee in the 2002 race for Congress in the Second District, said Tuesday he does not intend to seek the seat this year, leaving the party without an announced candidate in the race. With five months remaining before the primary and 10 months until the general election, a Republican challenger to freshman U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud has yet to surface. Brian Hamel of Presque Isle, president of the Loring Development Authority, and retired banker Bob Stone of Lewiston are considering the race, said Dwayne Bickford, executive director of the Maine Republican Party. "They´re...
  • Current Party Control (By State)

    10/27/2003 3:55:28 PM PST · by rightcoast · 9 replies · 6,718+ views
    Politics1 ^ | October 27, 2003 | rightcoast
    Below is a list of each state and its "Political Party statistics", meaning that state's current governor, U.S. Senators, U.S. Congressmen, and who they voted for in the 2000 election.  This is useful data in trying to predict future voting trends.   AlabamaGovernor Bob Riley (R)Senator Richard Shelby (R)Senator Jeff Sessions (R)5 Republican Congressmen2 Democrat Congressmen2000 Election: Bush AlaskaGovernor Frank Murkowski (R)Senator Lisa Murkowski (R)Senator Ted Stevens (R)1 Republican Congressman2000 Election: Bush ArizonaGovernor Janet Napolitano (D)Senator John McCain (R)Senator Jon Kyl (R)6 Republican Congressmen2 Democrat Congressmen2000 Election: Bush ArkansasGovernor Mike Huckabee (R)Senator Blanche Lincoln (D)Senator Mark Pryor (D)3 Democrat Congressmen1 Republican Congressman2000 Election:...
  • Stealing an election in Maine

    11/26/2002 2:03:55 PM PST · by opocno · 1 replies · 1,116+ views
    Bangor Daily News ^ | 11-26-02 | A. J. Higgins
    GOP efforts to overturn recount fail AUGUSTA - Republicans all but ceded a disputed Senate seat to the Democratic candidate Monday after two separate court decisions failed to overturn a recount in District 16 or block the secretary of state from submitting election results.Shortly after 5:30 p.m., Secretary of State Dan Gwadosky forwarded to the Governor's Office the results of the Nov. 5 election listing Bristol Democrat Christopher Hall as the apparent winner. Gov. Angus S. King is expected to certify the vote today and notify the apparent legislative winners. Toward the end of the day Monday, tempers flared between...
  • Election Day: "Let's Roll!"

    11/03/2002 11:07:32 AM PST · by Radical Poet · 1 replies · 1,916+ views
    Press of Righteous Indignation | 11/03/02 | Stan Simons
    The ENEMY forged the stolen steel Delighted at the pain we would soon feel A hot branding iron to burn a 9 and 11 In the hearts of all righteous under Heaven The demons smiled and admired their work Then dedicated it with an unholy curse The plans were laid well, the deceptions intact With stooges called "martyrs" they began the attack They boarded the planes with thin, tight-lipped smiles Politely nodding to each small child - In a short time they’d know TERROR too real When their KILLERS captured the pilot’s wheel May the TWIN TOWERS of bright beacon...
  • Election Day: "...Let's Roll!"

    11/02/2002 7:55:18 AM PST · by Radical Poet · 1 replies · 1,906+ views
    Press of Righteous Indignation | 11/02/02 | Stan Simons
    The ENEMY forged the stolen steel Delighted at the pain we would soon feel A hot branding iron to burn a 9 and 11 In the hearts of all righteous under Heaven The demons smiled and admired their work Then dedicated it with an unholy curse The plans were laid well, the deceptions intact With stooges called "martyrs" they began the attack They boarded the planes with thin, tight-lipped smiles Politely nodding to each small child - In a short time they’d know TERROR too real When their KILLERS captured the pilot’s wheel May the TWIN TOWERS of bright beacon...
  • Michaud, Raye near dead heat [ME-02]

    10/29/2002 5:12:18 AM PST · by BlackRazor · 4 replies · 1,108+ views
    Bangor Daily News ^ | 10/29/02 | Jeff Tuttle
    Michaud, Raye near dead heat Independents favoring 2nd District Republican BANGOR - With one week to go in one of the closest races in the nation, Republican Kevin Raye has pulled to within less than a percentage point of Democrat Mike Michaud in their race for the open 2nd Congressional District seat, according to a poll released Monday. In the Oct. 23-26 survey, administered for a media consortium including the Bangor Daily News, 36.5 percent said they supported Michaud, with 35.8 percent favoring Raye. Twenty four percent were undecided, down from 37 percent in September. Unlike last month, this time...
  • GOP's Answer To Democrat Propaganda

    10/25/2002 1:41:17 AM PDT · by MaineVoter2002 · 2 replies · 2,151+ views
    Received this in my email box tonight http://www.rnc.org/flash/bushsavestheday.html
  • Bush stumps for Jeb in tight Florida race

    10/18/2002 12:54:36 PM PDT · by Coop · 14 replies · 1,900+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/18/02 | Joseph Curl
    <p>NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — President Bush yesterday hit fund-raisers in Georgia and Florida for embattled Republicans — including his brother, Gov. Jeb Bush — kicking off a money drive that will culminate with 14 straight days of campaigning before the Nov. 5 elections.</p>
  • Incumbent holds edge; Pingree’s negatives mount [ME Senate; Collins leads 60-28]

    09/16/2002 11:43:30 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 2 replies · 1,073+ views
    Bangor Daily News ^ | 9/14/02 | Jeff Tuttle
    Incumbent holds edge; Pingree’s negatives mount By Jeff Tuttle, Of the NEWS Staff e-mail Jeff BANGOR — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins held on to a sizable lead over her Democratic challenger Chellie Pingree, according to a poll commissioned by a media consortium including the Bangor Daily News. Collins won the support of 60 percent of likely voters compared to 28 percent for Pingree, the former state senator and majority leader, according to the September telephone survey of 523 likely voters. The 32-point spread had Pingree aides doubting the validity of the RKM Research and Communications survey, citing their own internal...