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  • Bishop scolds Casey (Sen. Casey; "cooperating...with evil")

    02/06/2009 2:52:31 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 14 replies · 538+ views
    The Times Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 2/6/09 | BORYS KRAWCZENIUK
    Diocese of Scranton Bishop Joseph F. Martino accuses Sen. Bob Casey of “cooperating with … evil” by refusing to back legislation to block U.S. tax dollars from flowing to foreign family planning groups that refuse to renounce abortion. In a Jan. 30 letter to the senator, the bishop also calls on Mr. Casey to live up to his Catholic faith and “oppose abortion and other clear evils, including contraception.” Bishop Martino left unclear whether Mr. Casey should be denied the Catholic sacrament of Communion, a suggestion he made during the presidential election about politicians who support abortion. Mr. Casey opposes...
  • Obama supporters let down by Phila. no-show (SUCKERS!)

    01/16/2009 10:53:13 AM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 42 replies · 1,090+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Jan. 16, 2009 | Tom Infield
    Obama supporters let down by Phila. no-show By Tom Infield Inquirer Staff Writer Posted on Fri, Jan. 16, 2009 The word that came up, again and again, was disappointed. Some longtime supporters of President-elect Barack Obama - people who gathered petitions for him, knocked on doors for him, organized their neighborhoods for him - said they felt let down at not having the opportunity to see him in person tomorrow in Philadelphia. Excited that Obama had chosen their city from which to begin his inaugural train ride to Washington, many of his most loyal backers had expected he would hold...
  • Rooney family member to enter Congress today

    01/06/2009 7:41:04 AM PST · by Salena Zito · 11 replies · 792+ views
    PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW ^ | Tuesday, January 6, 2009 | Salena Zito
    A member of the Pittsburgh family that owns the Steelers will take the oath of office in Congress today. Tom Rooney, 39, of Tequesta, Fla., a Republican elected to represent Florida's 16th Congressional District, is the first Rooney to hold elected office. He is the grandson of Steelers founder Art Rooney. "Anyone from Western Pennsylvania that walks into my office is going to feel right at home," Rooney said in a phone interview Monday. His office will exhibit Steelers pictures and memorabilia because "it is the only framed art that I own."
  • Murtha Got $330K-Plus Boost from Democrats Right Before Election

    12/03/2008 1:17:19 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 19 replies · 1,228+ views
    Published on Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ( Murtha Got $330K-Plus Boost from Democrats Right Before Election By John Bresnahan, Politico, December 3, 20083 Dec 2008 // Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), facing a serious challenge from Republican William Russell, received more than $334,000 in campaign donations from fellow Democrats in the two weeks leading up to the November elections, according to the latest disclosure report filed with Federal Election Commission.The big cash infusion helped Murtha fund more than $600,000 in TV ads, the FEC records show. Combined with more than $570,000 in TV ads paid for by...
  • Dems videotaped Barletta (Lou Barletta campaign for Congress)

    11/16/2008 8:15:19 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 19 replies · 933+ views
    Times Leader (Wilkes Barre PA) ^ | 11/16/2008 | BILL O ’ BOYLE
    U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski spent more than $2 million to win his 13th term, including $10,000 in payments to a videographer who followed political opponent Lou Barletta throughout the campaign. Kanjorski, a Democrat, defeated Barletta in the Nov. 4 election by nearly 10,000 votes to retain his 11th Congressional District seat. The videographer, identified as Joe Van Wie of Agapic Films of Scranton, was observed taping Barletta at campaign rallies and fundraisers. He also caught the mayor at Hazleton City Hall before and after council meetings, said Shawn Kelly, who served as Barletta’s campaign spokesman. Van Wie may have...
  • Pa. lieutenant governor dies at 78; had cancer

    11/12/2008 6:30:05 PM PST · by RDTF · 22 replies · 941+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 12, 2008 | not specified
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Ed Rendell says Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor has died. She was 78 and had been undergoing treatment for cancer. Rendell said Catherine Baker Knoll died at National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C., where she had been recovering from the treatments. -snip-
  • Biden Booed at Eagles-Giants Game

    11/09/2008 9:58:04 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 389+ views ^ | November 9, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Any of you watching the Eagles-Giants game? A friend e-mailed me that our illustrious Vice President-elect Joe Biden was booed by Philly fans. He’s the silver lining on the gloomy Election 2008 cloud. AP notes the incident:
  • Why Dan Rooney fell for Obama (Mega Barf Alert)

    11/09/2008 6:33:31 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 22 replies · 390+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | November 9, 2008 | Gene Collier
    On the night of Jan. 3, 2008, little more than two weeks after the Steelers were beaten up at home by Jacksonville and little less than two days before they were to confront the Jaguars again in the first round of the National Football League playoffs, the club's normally unruffled chairman found himself unable to sleep. Around midnight, Daniel M. Rooney picked up the phone and rang his son Jim. "This is the greatest speech I've seen since John Kennedy," Dan said into the phone. "This guy connects with people like no one I've seen since John Kennedy. He convinced...
  • Head Strong: Ignoring suburbs doomed the GOP To win Pa., it must appeal to moderates.

    11/09/2008 3:37:09 AM PST · by gusopol3 · 98 replies · 558+ views ^ | November 9, 2008 | Michael Smerconish
    Head Strong: Ignoring suburbs doomed the GOP To win Pa., it must appeal to moderates. By Michael Smerconish - Inquirer Inquirer Currents Columnist If retail politicking alone determined the election outcome in Pennsylvania, McCain-Palin would have won in a landslide. Speaking on MSNBC election night, Gov. Rendell joked that the GOP ticket had spent so much time in the state that he was thinking of assessing them with a state income tax.
  • McCain T-shirt gets man cuffed, stuffed 'Don't tell him no more, lock him up,' police say

    11/08/2008 11:46:57 PM PST · by 444Flyer · 75 replies · 275+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 11-08-08 | Bob Unruh
    A man wearing a McCain-Palin T-shirt during a Philadelphia celebration on election night was arrested, cuffed and stuffed into a police cruiser, and supporters said it was for no more than wearing the endorsement of the GOP nominees for president and vice-president. Although the man protested that he didn't want to cause any trouble, officers manhandled and arrested him, the video posted on YouTube shows.
  • McCain wins Democratic strongholds in region

    11/06/2008 9:53:00 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 7 replies · 1,149+ views
    TRIBUNE-REVIEW (Pittsburgh, PA area) ^ | Thursday, November 6, 2008 | By Chris Foreman
    The last time voters in the Democratic stronghold of Fayette County favored a Republican for the White House, President-elect Barack Obama was 11 years old. In the midst of trouncing George McGovern and winning re-election with 520 electoral votes in 1972, Republican incumbent Richard Nixon won Fayette by 4,813 votes. This year, despite an almost 41,000-registration edge for Democrats in Fayette and a 10 percent margin of victory for Obama statewide, GOP nominee John McCain beat Obama by 160 votes, according to unofficial results.
  • Rendell, Specter say Palin hurt McCain's chances

    11/06/2008 8:27:09 AM PST · by mak5 · 186 replies · 5,057+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 11/6/2008 | The Associated Press
    GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took some heat Wednesday from two of Pennsylvania's top political leaders. Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell told business leaders at a postelection breakfast that John McCain would have had a better chance of winning Pennsylvania with a different running mate, and U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, a GOP moderate, rejected the idea that the Republican party might belong to Palin.
  • Some Good News From Pennsylvania: Republican Wins House Seat Held by Democrats Since 1969.

    11/05/2008 10:38:41 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 31 replies · 1,973+ views
    SOS Website ^ | 5 November 2008 | Pennsylvania Secretary of State
    Tim Kreiger, a first time candidate, eeked out a 864 vote victory in Westmoreland County, a seat which has been safely Democrat since it was created in 1969.In the closing days of the campaign, Kreiger was denounced by his opponent as a tool of the Bush Administration and a mouthpiece for the right wing extremist group Club for Growth.
  • Pennsylvania 2 to 1 for OBAMA?? WTF???

    11/04/2008 7:09:27 PM PST · by TheConservator · 92 replies · 8,765+ views
    ABC ^ | 11/04/2008 | Me
    Pennsylvania running 61% for Nobama, 38% for McCain, with 49% of precincts reporting???
  • Pennsylvania, what happened? Flame Away

    11/04/2008 11:11:57 PM PST · by HamiltonJay · 94 replies · 4,636+ views
    I may write on this topic one more time when the final few percentage points of precincts are in and I have a little more time to analyse. That however will be it, so you can flame away at me all you want. As most of you know I saw PA falling for McCain, very comfortably, obviously that has not happened. So, I was wrong and I am sorry. Feel free to yell, kick, scream, flame whatever you wish at me IN THIS THREAD, if that helps you get through the night. Know that I never tried to purposely deceive...
  • Philadelphia, PA County shows Obama with 59k, McCain with 561, and Nader with 52k?

    11/04/2008 6:05:37 PM PST · by prismsinc · 15 replies · 6,064+ views
    official Penn election results ^ | 11/04/08 | prismsinc
    on the offical Penn website. something is amiss....
  • Michael Barone: Pennsylvania STILL IN PLAY

    11/04/2008 6:03:56 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 76 replies · 12,969+ views
    When Barone Calls It, I Believe It Dang. Fox News calls Pennsylvania for Obama. But I notice someone in the Corner said that Barone was throwing cold water on the Pennsylvania calls. It's not looking good, but let's watch the actual results come in... UPDATE: CNN calls Pennsylvania for Obama. I'm told Fox News has called Georgia for McCain. 11/04 08:31 PM
  • Voters still in line in Westmoreland County (PA)

    11/04/2008 5:53:59 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 29 replies · 3,432+ views
    Polls officially closed at 8 p.m. in Pennsylvania, but ballots are still being cast in Westmoreland County. County spokesman Dan Stevens said that as of closing time there were still long lines at "numerous" polling places. Some precincts had as many as 70 people waiting to cast ballots. Stevens said it is estimated that more than half of the county's 306 precincts were still open after 8 p.m. "We were prepared for this," Stevens said. No one was permitted to queue up at the polling places after 8 p.m.
  • Fox calls PA for Obama

    11/04/2008 5:35:01 PM PST · by Anti-Hillary · 157 replies · 17,261+ views
    11-4-08 | self
    Someone cheer me up.... PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Fox calls PA for Obama (0% reporting ! )

    11/04/2008 5:37:39 PM PST · by libh8er · 65 replies · 5,377+ views | 11.4.08
  • Obama voter in Philly admits to CNN that he voted twice

    11/04/2008 5:04:09 PM PST · by Callahan · 7 replies · 1,636+ views
    CNN via YouTube ^ | 11/05/08 | CNN
    Moron Obama voter in Philly tells a CNN twit that he came back to vote a "couple times." Love how the genius reporter says "I think that's illegal" and then fails to follow up.
  • MSNBC calls PA for OBama

    11/04/2008 5:06:40 PM PST · by DrHannibalLecter · 78 replies · 14,129+ views
  • CNBC calls PA for Obama

    11/04/2008 5:04:09 PM PST · by God luvs America · 61 replies · 9,748+ views
    I've yet to see a single return and they are calling PA for him already????
  • FREEPALERT!! PA GOP Says they are down only 2 points need to just pull it over the top in the T

    11/04/2008 4:30:50 PM PST · by LonesomeHawk · 34 replies · 9,526+ views
    ON THE VERGE!!! We are on the verge of pulling off a miracle comeback today for John McCain. We can win this thing in Pennsylvania. We need your help! If you haven’t voted, please vote ASAP! You still have time, polls close at 8:00pm ET, and your vote will make the difference. If you don’t know where to vote, please click here to find your polling location. If you have already voted, please help us remind your fellow Pennsylvanians to get out and vote for John McCain. We need to do everything we can to make sure Pennsylvanians supporting John...
  • Don't Read Too Much Into These Little Anecdotes, But...

    11/04/2008 3:43:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 2,840+ views
    The National Review ^ | November 04, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    I talked to one of my McCain guys a little while ago. He didn't have any data, but he said, "based just on the anecdotal evidence, we feel good about who is showing up to vote and in what numbers." Yup, strictly on anexdotal evidence, it seems like the Republican base is turning out. That doesn't mean McCain is going to win, or even that it will be close. But if the Democrats turn out (a safe bet) and the split among independents is reasonably close, it would be tough for it to be a blowout. But then again, maybe...
  • 'Take it to the Bank, Pennsylvania is Turning Red'

    11/04/2008 11:39:05 AM PST · by Terrence DoGood · 81 replies · 11,563+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 04, 2008 | Clarice Feldman
    Sean Malestrom is persuaded that McCain Palin will win Pennsylvania and the White House. He has many interesting observations about polling, campaigning, and broken glass conservatives but his views on Pennsylvania mirror my own: Take to the bank, folks, Pennsylvania is turning red this election. Iʼve been talking Pennslyvania for the last couple of election posts so might as well continue. Pennslyvania is the *special state* of this election, the state that everyone will be talking about after the election. In that regards, Pennsylvania is to 2008 as Florida is to 2000 and Ohio is to 2004
  • Pennyslvania Governor: Voter turnout looks good- but not as high as he hoped in Philadelphia

    11/04/2008 12:33:29 PM PST · by rumrunner · 128 replies · 15,250+ views ^ | 11/04/2008 | Chris Brennan
    Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell told reporters this afternoon that he is "optimistic, but by no means overconfident" about Barack Obama's chances in the state. Speaking at the city political establishment's annual luncheon at the Famous 4th Street Deli in Queen Village, Rendell said that voter turnout "looks to be good all over the state," and is "going to be very good" in Philadelphia - although not as high as he had hoped.
  • Pottsville, Pennsylvania: God-fearing, gun-loving, McCain-voting

    11/04/2008 10:41:52 AM PST · by rightinthemiddle · 25 replies · 2,063+ views
    AFP/YeeHoo! ^ | 11-4-08 | Karin Zeitvogel
    POTTSVILLE, Pennsylvania (AFP) – Pottsville in central Pennsylvania was a lonely place for supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Tuesday. Even though Pennsylvania has voted Democratic in every presidential election since 1992, many of the God-fearing, gun-loving, (American) football-playing townsfolk of Pottsville, who were raised on wages earned at the aluminium plant in nearby Cressona or the Yuengling brewery in the center of town, are voting for Republican candidate John McCain, 72. "This is no time for a rookie," Matt Santai, an electrician at the aluminium plant, told AFP outside fire station 20, which had been converted into...
  • On Fox News - Black Panthers Blocking Polling Place - Philly

    11/04/2008 9:11:24 AM PST · by khnyny · 68 replies · 14,531+ views
    Fox News | November 4, 2008
    On Fox News now: Republicans: 2 Black Panthers with night sticks blocked polling place in Philly. Police were called....
  • BREAKING: Black Panthers Blocking Door At Polling Place In PA [FOX Video Post 57]

    11/04/2008 9:08:58 AM PST · by markedmannerf · 266 replies · 32,850+ views
    11/04/08 | Fox News
  • McCain Fights for Pennsylvania, but Obama Ahead in Polls, Obama vs McCain options after November 4

    11/03/2008 4:42:06 PM PST · by BillTotts20thCentury · 16 replies · 1,614+ views
    Voice of America ^ | 11/03-2008 | BillTotts20Century
    The eastern U.S. state of Pennsylvania, with its 21 electoral votes, has voted for the Democratic Party in recent presidential elections, but the campaign of Republican John McCain believes it can manage a victory. Even though Democrat Barack Obama has a healthy lead in the Pennsylvania polls, McCain is pouring in resources and making frequent visits hoping to attract support. ...
  • NY Times "Slimes" Pennsylvania Jewish Activists

    11/03/2008 12:38:32 PM PST · by AIM Freeper · 26 replies · 849+ views
    Boycott The New York Times ^ | November 3, 2008 | Don Feder
    In an editorial in today’s paper, The New York Times misrepresents an anti-Obama message, which it claims amounted to “character assassination.” One of its targets is an e-mailing sent by a group of Pennsylvania Jewish activists to 75,000 Jewish voters in the Keystone state, warning of the dangers of an Obama presidency. According to The Times, the e-mailing equates “a vote for Barack Obama with the ‘tragic mistake’ of Jews who ignored the warning signs of the Holocaust.” This implies the communication suggested that Obama would somehow facilitate another Holocaust. It did no such thing. The e-mailing, from a retired...
  • Ridge: Steelers and McCain will win

    11/03/2008 11:46:00 AM PST · by Salena Zito · 34 replies · 1,523+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | November 3, 2008 | Salena Zito
    From a rally right outside of Pittsburgh this afternoon, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge said that the pundits will wake up two days in row having been wrong, because both the Pittsburgh Steelers and John McCain will win. Experts in sports and politics have both counted the Steelers out of winning the Monday Night Football game this evening against the Washington Redskins and McCain losing the election tomorrow against Sen. Barack Obama.
  • NY Times: McCain Camp Finds Some Hope in Philadelphia

    11/02/2008 9:38:57 PM PST · by GOPinCa · 70 replies · 2,525+ views
    New York Times ^ | November 2, 2008 | Katharine Q. Seelye
    PHILADELPHIA — If Senator John McCain defies the polls and wins Pennsylvania, it will be in part because of voters like Harry Klemash, 67, a Democrat who supported Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in the primary but is still not comfortable with Senator Barack Obama. “Obama has too many socialist policies, and he doesn’t have enough experience,” Mr. Klemash, a retired pressman, said Sunday as he walked his miniature poodle in Marconi Park in South Philadelphia, a largely white, Catholic, ethnic neighborhood. With the presidential election a day away, the polls point to an Obama victory in Pennsylvania, with Mr. Obama...
  • McCain: ‘We will win’ Pa. (at rally in Biden's Hometown/Coal Country)

    11/03/2008 3:41:55 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 10 replies · 1,049+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 11/3/08 | BORYS KRAWCZENIUK
    On the rise in statewide polls as Election Day looms, Republican presidential nominee John McCain repeatedly ripped Democratic nominee Barack Obama on Sunday for proposing tax hikes and lacking experience during what was probably the last local stop by a candidate on either presidential ticket. Speaking to a wildly enthusiastic crowd at the University of Scranton, Mr. McCain used a 24-minute speech to repeatedly focus on Mr. Obama’s tax plan, charging taxes won’t increase only on the wealthy as the Democratic nominee says. About 3,000 people packed the John J. Long Center to hear Mr. McCain speak, university spokesman Stan...
  • PA Poll Update

    11/02/2008 2:05:11 PM PST · by gandalftb · 138 replies · 9,338+ views
    SurveyUSA ^ | November 2, 2008 | staff
    Latest PA poll from SurveyUSA.
  • PA Governor Rendell (Endorsing Obama) Praises Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam

    11/02/2008 12:27:11 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 11 replies · 955+ views ^ | April 20, 2008 | PhilaTruth
    This is the transcript of former Mayor, Ed Rendell, who is Governor of Pennsylvania and the states most influential supporter of Presidential hopeful, Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking to a packed audience at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church on April 14, 1997 at rally: "A Solution Too Heal The Racial Divide." The then mayor was the principal organizer of the rally that brought together diverse religious, political, and civic Philadelphia leaders, with Nation of Islam leader, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan as the keynote speaker.
  • SurveyUSA: In Pennsylvania, Obama Sees McCain Hi-Beams in His Rear-View Mirror (situation volatile)

    11/02/2008 10:46:09 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 50 replies · 2,365+ views
    In Pennsylvania, Obama Sees McCain Hi-Beams in His Rear-View Mirror: Barack Obama 51%, John McCain 44%, in Pennsylvania interviewing through Friday night 10/31/08. The candidates are tied among white voters, tied among those without a college degree. The situation is volatile. SurveyUSA will continue to collect data for WCAU-TV Philadelphia, KDKA-TV Pittsburgh, WNEP-TV Wilkes-Barre, WJAC-TV Johnstown, and WHTM-TV Harrisburg.
  • ICYMI: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Endorses John McCain

    11/02/2008 8:07:24 AM PST · by flyfree · 6 replies · 578+ views
    "John McCain is fiercely independent. And he makes no apologies for the principles he holds dear, even if they be at odds with the traditional party base. But he has never wavered in his core belief of what Republicanism (with a capital 'R') and republicanism (with a lower-case 'r') are all about: Small government. Fiscal discipline. Low taxes. A strong defense. And a judiciary that does not legislate from the bench. Compared with Barack Obama's long and dangerous statist laundry list of the ever more expansive role government should play in our lives, John McCain sums it up quite succinctly,...
  • Pennsylvania Gov Rendell on video honoring racist, Black Liberationist, Louis Farrakhan

    11/02/2008 5:03:39 AM PST · by ETL · 32 replies · 2,312+ views
    VIDEO: Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Praises Farrakhan and N.O.I.
  • Live Video of McCain's PA Rally (CNN Video

    11/02/2008 8:52:02 AM PST · by Paul8148 · 12 replies · 717+ views
    McCain campaigns in Pennsylvania Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain holds a "Road to Victory" campaign rally in Wallingford, Pennsylvania.
  • PA Poll Update

    11/02/2008 8:03:52 AM PST · by gandalftb · 101 replies · 2,954+ views - PA ^ | Sunday, November 2, 2008 | staff
    Muhlenburg update: 10/28-11/1/08 599 LV McCain - 45 Obama - 52 ARG poll: 10/29-31/08 600 LV McCain - 45 Obama - 51
  • Is Pennsylvania McCain's Last Stand? ("they’re counting on us to be bigots”)

    11/02/2008 3:42:11 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 45 replies · 1,986+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 11/2/08 | BORYS KRAWCZENIUK
    For more than two weeks, John McCain, Sarah Palin and a variety of their campaign surrogates have devoted much of their attention and limited resources toward turning the Keystone State red for the first time since 1988. But with the Republican presidential nominee due in Scranton again today, most recent independent polls have shown Democratic nominee Barack Obama ahead by double digits (a few polls show a tighter race). It may be that the McCain campaign thinks there’s something about the state’s mix of rural voters, working-class whites and culturally conservative Democrats that gives it a chance invisible to pollsters....
  • For president: Elect John McCain; Pittsburgh Tribune Review

    11/01/2008 10:02:39 PM PDT · by roughman · 13 replies · 997+ views
    Pgh Trib Review ^ | 11/02/2008 | Pgh. Trib Review
    The only truly experienced leader in this race -- the gentleman whose resume actually is worthy of the phrase -- is John McCain, 72, war hero, former congressman and longtime U.S. senator of Arizona. We first endorsed Mr. McCain for president in February, long before we knew Sen. Obama would be the Democrat nominee. But our words then are even more apropos now.
  • New PA poll

    11/01/2008 9:43:00 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 37 replies · 3,124+ views
    American Research Group, Inc. ^ | November 1, 2008 | staff
    Polled Democrats - results: McCain Obama Undecided Likely voters 45% 51% 3% Democrats (53%) 14% 83% 3% Republicans (41%) 87% 10% 3%
  • RIGHT NOW: Live McCain Rally

    11/01/2008 12:45:59 PM PDT · by flyfree · 9 replies · 565+ views
    video at link
  • Obama Leads By Four in Pennsylvania

    11/01/2008 7:24:41 AM PDT · by zaker99 · 69 replies · 1,801+ views
    In Pennsylvania, John McCain is getting closer, but Barack Obama is still attracting a majority of voters. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of voters in the state shows Obama with 51% of the vote while McCain picks up 47%. That four-point advantage for Obama is down from a seven-point margin earlier in the week and a 13-point advantage for Obama earlier in the month. Just 75% of Pennsylvania Democrats now support their party’s nominee, down from 86% in the previous survey. Obama is doing a bit better among unaffiliated voters while Republican support for McCain remains steady (see crosstabs).
  • Mike Ditka introduces Gov. Sarah Palin at Rally

    10/31/2008 6:12:09 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 23 replies · 1,155+ views
    You Tube ^ | October 31,2008
    Coach Ditka introduced Sarah Palin today in Latrobe, PA
  • da Bearsss Ditka Introduces da 'Cuda in PA (video)

    10/31/2008 2:17:54 PM PDT · by llevrok · 24 replies · 1,236+ views ^ | 10/31/08
    Video at link.
  • Palin drums up GOP enthusiasm(Biden drums up crickets)

    10/31/2008 4:04:30 PM PDT · by Hones · 23 replies · 1,192+ views
    The energy at Bowman Field was palpable on Thursday night as Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a local crowd that presidential hopeful John McCain is the right man to lead the county. “There is only one man in this race who has ever really fought for you,” the Republican vice presidential nominee told more than 10,000 people packed into the city ballpark. The crowd cheered so loudly that risers holding the national news media cameras shook. But the local gathering showed how loud the crowd could