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Embarrassing even for Dick Durbin

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

Embarrassing even for Dick Durbin

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9/5/2012 at 2:53pm
At least this time Dick Durbin didn’t go all Godwin on us like he did last time. Even though Democrats do seem to be throwing around Nazi analogies out of frustration, Durbin didn’t go there. But this was embarrassing, even for the senior Senator from Illinois. When I saw it last night live I…
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Empty Chairs in front of TV’s – DNC ratings plunge

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

Empty Chairs in front of TV’s – DNC ratings plunge

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9/5/2012 at 12:30pm
TV VANISH:Day 1 DNC, NBC down 24% from 2008. ABC down 36%. CBS took biggest hit, down 45%…NFL TO THE RESCUE!— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) September 5, 2012 Update: Mike Flynn at Breitbart.com further reports: The headline speeches last night in Charlotte were a mayor nobody has heard of and First Lady Michelle Obama. Last…
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BREAKING: President Obama’s acceptance speech to be moved indoors

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

Revenge of the empty chairs!

BREAKING: President Obama’s acceptance speech to be moved indoors

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9/5/2012 at 10:31am
So much for the possibility of thousands of unintentionally “Eastwooding” empty chairs at President Obama’s Bank of America Stadium acceptance speech tomorrow night. It now appears that the venue where President Obama is to formally accept the Democratic nomination for President has been changed to a significantly smaller one. Officials at the…
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“Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To”

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

“Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To”

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9/5/2012 at 9:59am
You could not have a more clear statement of the Democratic Party philosphy of government supremacy. It’s a theme which resonates with liberal Democrats, but will it resonate with the remaining Blue Dog style Democrats and unaffiliated voters?
 

Tonight Dems will stand and cheer an ethnic fraud

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

Tonight Dems will stand and cheer an ethnic fraud

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9/5/2012 at 8:54am
Tonight at the DNC Elizabeth Warren will deliver a high profile, coveted introduction of Bill Clinton. Democrats in the arena will stand and wildly cheer as Warren delivers what is sure to be a rousing speech of economic demagoguery in which she lashes out at big business and those who game the system…
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Obama speech in one bumper sticker

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2012

Obama speech in one bumper sticker

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9/5/2012 at 7:00am
Any speech on domestic policy. It’s a one size fits all condensed version.  All the other stuff is just fluff. Found on yet another car in Ithaca not too far from my house with multiple anti-Obama stickers. This vehicle was on the same street as the vehicle with the Pocket Platform, so must be…
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Reader Poll – Will Bill Clinton have Obama’s back?

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Reader Poll – Will Bill Clinton have Obama’s back?

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9/4/2012 at 8:57pm
Bill Clinton is giving the keynote address Wednesday night at the DNC. Apparently Clinton has refused to submit his speech text for review. What’s your guess, full throttled support for The One, throw The One under the bus, or something in between.  Admittedly it’s hard to know with Clinton, since he may use…
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Perfectly timed: Nickelodeon tweets response on Jason Biggs as DNC kicks off

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Perfectly timed: Nickelodeon tweets response on Jason Biggs as DNC kicks off

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9/4/2012 at 7:22pm
Timed just right to coincide with the kick off of the DNC convention, Nickelodeon finally released a response this evening to the lewd comments on their star Jason Biggs’s twitter feed, an account which had been actively promoted by the network late last week. The statement, which they tweeted from the…
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Evolution of HuffPo electoral counter shows trend against Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Evolution of HuffPo electoral counter shows trend against Obama

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9/4/2012 at 4:13pm
Even the Huffington Post has to admit, although they would never come out and say it, that Barack Obama’s reelection prospects are not moving in the right direction. I’ve been watching the electoral map the Huffington Post has for the last few months. If you’re able to make it past all the…
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Thursday is “we beg you to take a free bus to Obama’s speech” day

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Thursday is “we beg you to take a free bus to Obama’s speech” day

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9/4/2012 at 2:29pm
As I wrote on Sunday, Democrats are already offering free tickets to Bank of America stadium to see President Obama formally accept the Democratic nomination for President on Thursday, and close out the Democratic National Convention. Now, the Associated Press (h/t Fox News) has confirmed that the free tickets aren’t enough to…
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Breaking – Dem strategists agree Romney playing race card – developing

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Breaking – Dem strategists agree Romney playing race card – developing

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9/4/2012 at 12:51pm
I have enjoyed Larry Sabato’s coverage of elections both past and present, and his “Crystal Ball” reports are worth reading. So I mean no disrespect by this. It’s just that this tweet from Geoffrey Skelley of the Sabato Crystal Ball report seemed like it deserved an award for its obviousness: General consensus of Dem…
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Video: Unaccountable – Elizabeth Warren and the Cherokee

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

Video: Unaccountable – Elizabeth Warren and the Cherokee

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9/4/2012 at 7:30am
Wednesday night Elizabeth Warren will introduce Bill Clinton, the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention. Warren has claimed internet fame for her famous “no one got rich on his own” speech which was the foundation for Obama’s “you didn’t build that” speech.  Warren holds herself out as a fraud fighter, and…
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DNC pocket platform

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2012

DNC pocket platform

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9/4/2012 at 7:00am
We have ours. They have theirs. Spotted, of all places, in Ithaca:
 

Special Report with Bret Baier features Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2012

Special Report with Bret Baier features Legal Insurrection

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9/3/2012 at 7:47pm
I was tipped off about this by readers and on Twitter. Thanks to our friends at The Right Scoop for grabbing the clip for us. While it’s nice to receive recognition, we didn’t, um, you know, build that National Empty Chair Day on our own. Obama built it.
 

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Chairs

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2012

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Chairs

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9/3/2012 at 6:32pm
The Good Wow.  Just Wow at the reaction.  I never imagined that Empty Chair Day would sweep the nation, take over Twitter, make its way to the banner headline at Drudge and stories at The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere. (added) Michael Patrick Leahy has details on the press coverage and how…
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National Empty Chair Day Photos, Part 3

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2012

National Empty Chair Day Photos, Part 3

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9/3/2012 at 2:14pm
UPDATE – No new submissions being accepted for now, the response was so overwhelming that there’s already a huge backlog. I’m breaking this down into multiple posts because the volume of submissions was so high – the enthusiasm has been overwhelming (that’s the word of the day) at several levels. Unfortunately, those who…
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National Empty Chair Day Photos, Part 2

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2012

National Empty Chair Day Photos, Part 2

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9/3/2012 at 11:16am
UPDATE – No new submissions being accepted for now, the response was so overwhelming that there’s already a huge backlog. This will be a continuation of the photos after the first post, National Empty Chair Day (photos from around country), became too long. There are so many submissions it may be a while…
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