2010 Election  (Page 1)

Democrats Have Lost 1,030 Seats Across the Board During Obama’s Presidency

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/26/2016 at 12:00pm

In 2007, I could have sworn President Barack Obama was supposed to be the savior of the Democrat Party. The smooth talking, suave Illinois senator had everything to bring the party together and end any GOP dominance.

Well, it turns out, the Democrats have lost 1,030 seats across the board since Obama...

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CNN’s Amanpour, Toobin in meltdown over SCOTUS prospects

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/11/09/must-watch-cnns-amanpour-toobin-meltdown-over-trump-effect-scotus
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/10/2016 at 4:30pm
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/11/09/must-watch-cnns-amanpour-toobin-meltdown-over-trump-effect-scotus

I can’t get enough of these videos. The collective freak out is entertaining.

Via NewsBusters:

By Wednesday morning, the on-air, online, and print meltdowns by liberal media types were exploding at an exp...

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Mika: Trump Should ‘Bow Down’ to Strength of Women After Hillary ‘Cleaned His Clock’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:30am 9/28/2016 at 8:30am

Mika is Woman: hear her roar! Mika Brzezinski had a suggestion for Donald Trump on today’s Morning Joe. After Hillary, in the debate, “cleaned his clock” and “wiped the floor” with him, Mika suggested that Trump might want to “bow down” in acknowledgement of the strength of women.

Mika was still furious...

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DNC Hack Way Worse Than Originally Thought

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 7:00pm 8/11/2016 at 7:00pm

A massive hack of the Democratic National Committee’s email system cost former Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz her job.

A few weeks after Wikileaks published more than 19,000 hacked emails from top Democratic Party officials, investigators have indicated the personal email accounts of more than 100 Hillary campaign officials and other organizations...

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Does Marco Rubio have a path to victory?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/7/2016 at 1:00pm

Two recent discussions lay out a path to victory for Marcio Rubio in the 2016 Presidential election.  The New York Sun’s Conrad Black even writes that the presidential election is Marco Rubio’s to lose.

According to Black, the Republicans have an advantage in the general election, whoever wins the nomination:

a party has...

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More evidence Hillary is running

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:02am 8/13/2013 at 10:02am

She’s already playing the race card.

To add on top of the war-on-women card.

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Barney Frank retires, Democratic self-decapitation continues

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2011 at 12:30pm 11/28/2011 at 12:30pm

I was in the car this morning when I heard on the news that Barney Frank was retiring and would not run for re-election.

Obviously there is a lot of snark which could be thrown around, but this represents a bigger deal than Barney.  As more and more senior Democrats retire, the...

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Good News Story of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 10:00am 7/2/2011 at 10:00am

There is a really interesting article by Sean Trende at Real Clear Politics regarding congressional redistricting.

The common mainstream wisdom has been that redistricting really is not helping Republians that much, and that Democrats even may gain a seat or two nationwide.  But Trend details how that superficial analysis vastly understates what...

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Ed Rollins Is Hardly The Spokesman For “Seriousness”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 10, 2011 at 12:31pm 6/10/2011 at 12:31pm
(by Michael Alan)

By now you’ve probably heard veteran campaign strategist Ed Rollins’ comments about Sarah Palin:

Sarah has not been serious over the last couple of years. She got the vice presidential thing handed to her. She didn’t go to work in the sense of trying to gain more substance.

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Better to discuss whether the pre-1967 borders are on the table while Obama’s reelection still is on the table

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:00am 5/24/2011 at 9:00am

Is there any doubt that Obama will put the screws on Israel to come close to doing what people like Jeffrey Goldberg insist “my President” will not do, which is force Israel to make dangerous concessions? 

When there is no reelection on the horizon, when Jewish...

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Report Finds David Cicilline (D-RI) Responsible For Providence Fiscal Disaster

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 12:29pm 4/20/2011 at 12:29pm

A report commissioned by the City of Providence finds that then Mayor, now Congressman, David Cicilline is responsible for the fiscal mess, which has been the subject of numerous prior posts here.  Most famously, Providence recently was forced to issue preemptive termination notices to every teacher in...

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The Missing Headline: “Obama Support Among Millennials Plummets Since 2008”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 6:37pm 3/31/2011 at 6:37pm

That’s the headline you will not see.  Instead, you will see this headline: 

“Obama Approval Ratings On The Rise Among Millennials, Especially on College Campuses, Harvard Poll Finds.”

And this headline:

Obama Job Approval Rises Among Young Voters: Millennials More Likely To Vote Obama Than GOP Candidate In 2012

And this headline:

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Skewed Sample Data Used In PPP Wisconsin “Do Over” Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 8:31am 3/1/2011 at 8:31am

Public Policy Polling (PPP) is a long-time Democratic pollster, which last year became the official pollster for DailyKos.

PPP is prolific in its polling, with new polls released almost daily.  I have linked to PPP’s polls in the past.  PPP has a good knack for finding headline-grabbing topics.

But since the November elections,...

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Most Chutzpah-ish Statement On Public Sector Cuts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 28, 2011 at 4:18pm 2/28/2011 at 4:18pm

United States Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), regarding the termination notices sent to Providence school teachers because of budget problems:

“U.S. Rep. David Cicilline said Monday that the $57-million-plus deficit facing...

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In Rhode Island, Nothing Succeeds Like Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 11:51am 2/10/2011 at 11:51am

I have posted here many times about my quirky home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, particularly the union-controlled legislature, deficit-ridden municipalities, and Democratic hegemony:

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Death Panels, Death Panels, Death Panels

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 4:58pm 1/22/2011 at 4:58pm

Mike Stopa was a candidate for Congress in the Republican primary in Massachusetts, and a focus of some posts here, including about his plan on how to dismantle Obamacare based on the experience in Massachusetts.

Now Mike has written a column for The Boston Globe sure to get people talking,

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If “She Can’t Win,” Then Neither Can We

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 21, 2011 at 3:52pm 1/21/2011 at 3:52pm

I have been addressing in some detail the assertion that Sarah Palin should not be seriously considered by Republican voters because Palin cannot win a general election, so I will not repeat myself. 

Admittedly, I have been somewhat narrow in my focus, driven by circumstances that the “can’t win” meme is being used currently against Palin...

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