Operation Counterweight  (Page 3)

Ted Cruz for Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:48am 5/21/2012 at 11:48am

I have not had as much of a chance to focus on the Texas Senate primary as I would have liked.  My inclination was to back Ted Cruz early on, but I just didn’t have the time to do the research.  But I have been following the race, listening to Cruz’s interviews,...

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I hope David Cicilline wins (the primary)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 10:49am 5/20/2012 at 10:49am

David Cicilline, the former Mayor of Providence and current Democratic congressman from my home district RI-01, is in deep electoral trouble because he lied about Providence’s abysmal finances during the 2010 congressional race.  He has apologized for lying.

With Providence on the verge of bankruptcy, Cicilline is way behind in the polls...

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Richard Mourdock money bomb

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 3:58pm 5/9/2012 at 3:58pm

It’s not enough for Operation Counterweight to get a candidate through the primary.  We need to support the candidate immediately to keep the momentum going.

Richard Mourdock is not running to the left (often mischaracterized as running to the center) one bit.

Listen to this interview, which has the mainstream media up in arms because Mourdock...

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Mia B. Love: “We’re not about singling Americans out”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 1:45pm 4/28/2012 at 1:45pm

Mia Love was interviewed on African American Conservative Radio.

It’s a really interesting discussion.

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Mia B. Love under the radar no more

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 4:33pm 4/24/2012 at 4:33pm

On Monday morning I noted that the mainstream media had taken not a bit of notice of Mia B. Love, or her victory at the Utah Republican convention on Saturday.

No more.

Yahoo News has a fe...

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Mia B. Love wins Republican nomination in UT04

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 9:51pm 4/21/2012 at 9:51pm

Just minutes ago, Mia B. Love won the Utah-04 nomination at the Utah Republican Convention.  Love received 70.5% of the vote on the second ballot, defeating Carl Wimmer who received 29.5.

The result is a shock except to those of us in the blogosphere who have been following Love.

Just three months ago Love...

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Cicilline vulnerable in RI-01

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11:03am 2/28/2012 at 11:03am

One of my focus races is the attempt by Republican Brendan Doherty to unseat Democrat David Cicilline in RI-01, my home district.

Cicilline is very unpopular due to the mess he left behind when he was the Mayor of Providence.  While Cicilline was able to hide the problems when he ran for...

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Retire Richard Lugar, Elect Richard Mourdock

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 9:04am 2/28/2012 at 9:04am

There is a prime opportunity in the Indiana Republican primary to elect a solid conservative, Richard Mourdock, and to retire Obama’s favorite Republican, Richard Lugar, who has an abysmal voting record.

I will be supporting Mourdock, and I hope you will help with this important race.

I first wrote about Mourdock back in November.  Since...

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So tell me about Ted Cruz

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 9:21am 2/2/2012 at 9:21am

I have received numerous e-mails and comments regarding Ted Cruz, running for the Republican nomination for Senate in Texas.  (added)  Since we’re searching for candidates for Operation Counterweight, Cruz is just one of a number of candidates brought to my attention, in addition to Richard Mourdock in Indiana.

Here’s the most recent e-mail,...

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Dem SuperPAC targeting “Tea Party 10”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 30, 2012 at 1:16pm 1/30/2012 at 1:16pm

A Democratic SuperPAC just made my job of identifying House members to support as part of Operation Counterweight a whole lot easier.

The new SuperPAC will target 10 Tea Party congressmen, six of whom have been identified with four to be named, via HuffPo (h/t @JazzShaw):

A liberal super PAC is set Monday to...

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Reuters discovers Operation Counterweight

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 12:04pm 1/12/2012 at 12:04pm

Operation Counterweight commenced on June 10, 2011:

Why do I have this feeling that the back-stabbing and petty politics of the Republican insiders are going to leave me completely unexcited about the presidential campaign, and more focused on electing conservatives to Congress as a counterweight to the (hoped...

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RI-01 Update: Brendan Doherty for Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 3:01pm 1/11/2012 at 3:01pm

I previously have posted about the RI-01 congressional race, which is my home district, a seat currently held by Democratic former Providence Mayor David Cicilline.

Cicilline concealed Providence financial problems until after the 2010 election.  Cicilline ran a “scare grandma” campaign, making a tour of senior centers to falsely claim their social security...

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Mia B. Love – A conservative political star rises in … Utah

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2012 at 8:00am 1/9/2012 at 8:00am

If you haven’t heard of Ludmya “Mia” B. Love before, you will be hearing a lot more about her.  Mia has the potential to be the next big thing in conservative politics. And you heard about her here first!

Mia is the American-born daughter of Haitian immigrants, mother of three children, served...

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End of year pondering

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 1:26pm 12/31/2011 at 1:26pm

It has been quite a year here at Legal Insurrection.

The big event was the blog format switchover in mid-June.  I’m very happy with the transition, and even happier with the new software and format.  If you need help with a new or old blog, I highly recommend Ed Burns.

We now have...

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Operation Counterweight, the electoral strategy for the rest of us

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 9:47am 10/9/2011 at 9:47am

Thanks to commenter Mutnodjmet for reminding me:

PS.  Just to let you know, in light of Palin’s decision, I am promoting OPERATION COUNTERWEIGHT quite heavily.

The reference is to my post in early June, Commence Operation Counterweight:

Why do I have this feeling that the back-stabbing and petty politics of the Republican insiders are going...

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Commence Operation Counterweight

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 10, 2011 at 10:30am 6/10/2011 at 10:30am

Why do I have this feeling that the back-stabbing and petty politics of the Republican insiders are going to leave me completely unexcited about the presidential campaign, and more focused on electing conservatives to Congress as a counterweight to the (hoped for) new Republican President?

Fight for the Republican nominee we want...

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