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… Earth to POTUS [#UN speech]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 30th,2014

.. the proceedings in Ferguson , Mo and St. Louis County are still before the grand jury , genius ….

.. [h/t — Twitchy.com]..
.. [link] to the tweets / post …

.. give the grand jury a chance to do its work , for God ‘ s sake . If there is an indictment , then give whoever is indicted their day in court ….

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… POTUS praises [#AG Holder]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 30th,2014

.. the most corrupt AG in our nation ‘ s history ??!? …

.. [h/t — nicedeb.wordpress.com]..
.. [link] to the speech segment // video …

.. yeech ! … you have got to be kidding …

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… There is the White House Press Pool [#censorship]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,September 29th,2014

.. but , they are not supposed to operate as the White House propaganda operation …

.. Many times , the White House press corprse operates a ” press pool . ” it keeps the size of the the press in the immediate vicinity of the POTUS down to a more manageable level . However , they are not , repeat , NOT < SUPPOSED TO act as the Propagandanda arm of the White House press operation …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the Press Pool is supposed to play it on the ” straight and narrow . ” The rest of the Press Corpse is relying on them to get the news properly when the rest of the ” zoo ” cannot be in the immediate vicinity . So , the national news services , the networks , and the nationally – known media rotate the duty …

.. the problem now is the ObamaCrap White House press operation . They know that they are a chokepoint for the Press Corpse . Some Idiots in the ObamaCrap White House have gotten the ” bright idea ” to ” massage ” the news coverage to His Lordship ‘ s benefit . Well the idea is to do it without getting caught …

.. well , the jig is up . The Press Corpse is pissed . In addition to other issues [including overall coverage of POTUS] , they have blown the whistle …

.. now , let ‘ s see how the ObamaCraps react ….

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… You have to Be Kidding [#POTUS @ the UN]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,September 28th,2014

.. moral equivalency between violence in Ferguson , Mo and jihadi extremism …

.. [h/t — Twitchy.com]…
.. [link] to the tweets / post …

.. sick …

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… More Good Campaign News [#Fla Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 27th,2014

.. finally , Rick Scott is getting some decent payoff for his hard work and efforts …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign poll result …

.. Scott now leads republican traitor – turned – DemoCrap Charlie Crist , 45% to 39% , with two other candidates with 5% , and 11% undecided …

.. yes , Rick Scott has work to do . But with the two extra candidates in the race , the usual 50% ceiling is more like a 48% to 47% ceiling . Breaking through that level , especially after all of the hard work that he has done on the airwaves and the campaign trail , seems now to be eminently doable …

.. still remember , run an error – free campaign . Which , so far , Scott has done . The debates are still to come , but Scott has the initiative …. and the record …. he can go after Crist hard ….

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… Go , Pamela , Go !! [#NYC MTA bus & subway ads]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 27th,2014

.. what an extraordinary and courageous woman …

.. Pam and her creation , the American Freedom Defense Initiative , are raising quite a ruckus , attacking radical Islam where it deserves to be … in its pocketbook …

.. the AFDI is mounting a campaign to bring advertising critical of radical Islam to new York city . As much as the so – called ” mainstream ” Islamists try to act to stop her , she keeps on going …

.. [h/t — PamelaGeller.com]..

.. [link] to the ad campaign commentary …

.. I hope that you will support her …. I sure intend to …

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… Even More Good Senate News [#Louisiana]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 27th,2014

.. and even a fair bit of relief …

.. first the relief …

.. in Kansas , Pat Roberts now leads Greg Orman [the independent who – really – is – a – DemoCrap] , 42% to 38% , with the libertarian candidate with 8% , and 12% undecided …

.. Roberts is beginning to improve . But , with the libertarian in the race , the level he needs to reach is about 47% , which now looks doable . it will take work , and lots of it …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the poll result …

.. now , the good stuff …

.. in Louisiana , Mary Landrieu is in deep , deep trouble …

.. she has only 32% of the vote in the [primary] general election , while Bill Cassidy has 42% … This is not such a problem for Cassidy , though ,. There is another GOP candidate in the race , and that guy is drawing around 8% to 10% of the vote . Add in the I’s and the L’s [4%] , you have about 6% undecided ….

..in Louisiana , Election Day is in effect a primary . If a candidate (say , Cassidy) , ends up with 50% + 1 vote , they win outright . If not , then the two leading candidates [Cassidy & Landrieu] move on to a December runoff . In that , she trails him , 45% to 38% , with 17% undecided . Whatever else happens on Election Day elsewhere in the US will have an effect on this , to be sure …

.. but , right now , Bill Cassidy looks to be in very good shape . he may not win outright on November 5th , but he [his vote , + the other guy} are clearly over 50% . The race now leans his way …..

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… Vicious Islamist Murder in Oklahoma [#moore]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 27th,2014

.. my God , hasn ‘ t that city had enough of tragedy…

.. now this …

.. [h/t — theblaze.com]…
.. [link] to the news story …

.. the perpetrator was an ex – con . my educated guess is that he was converted and radicalized to radical Islam in prison . These days , not a big shock….. then this company decides to take a chance on this guy …

.. so , how does he repay their generosity ? … by murdering [by beheading] one of his former co – workers , then injuring another . Only the critical actions of the company ‘ s C.O.O. (who was also a reserve county deputy sheriff) saved the area from more bloodshed …

.. if any American community deserves a lengthy period of peace , Moore , Ok does , so I hope that they get it ….

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… Victory in Court [#7th Circuit]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 26th,2014

.. the state of Wisconsin gets its Voter ID law back …

.. better yet , the court was very harsh , both on the district court judge , and on the plaintiffs in the case …

.. [h/t — RightWisconsin.com]..
.. [link] to the court decision …

.. the district court judge [a Bill Clinton appointee] was reamed out by the appeallate judges . The appeals judges bawled out the judge for completely and totally ignoring both pending 7th Circuit precedent , as well as US Supreme Court precedent ….

.. Stare Decisis [court precedent] is important for a court . A judge is supposed to follow court precedent . A judge is supposed to have a very , very important reason (or set of reasons) to ignore it or overturn it . In the Wisconsin Voter ID case , the circuit judge totally blew it off . That is a very big blunder for a district court judge . Higher ups can try that stunt , but not the lower court ….

.. also , the appeallate judges were very harsh in their judgements towards the plaintiffs . The plaintiffs argue both disparate impact theory , as well as Voting Rights Act violations . The judges were totally on point on crushing both arguments . The big problem in both cases is that intent is required . Disparate Impact theory does not even require intent . So , out the door it goes …

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… Will Any Other Parts of Europe [#or elsewhere]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 26th,2014

.. want to try to go for independence ?? …

.. the one that comes to mind is Catalonia …

.. huh ? …

.. [h/t — Wikipedia.org(Catalonia)]…
.. [link] to the article …

.. Catalonia is in the northeastern part of Spain , right up against the Pyrennes Mountains . Unlike their neighbours , the Basques , the Catalonians have not taken up arms against the central government in Madrid , at least not in recent years …

.. the Catalans have their own language , a distinctive dialect of Spanish , similar to the way French is in Quebec in Canada . Also , they are a very strong distinctive nationalistic type ….

.. they are the only one that for me that comes to mind ….

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… Another Big Surprise in CO [US Senate race]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 26th,2014

.. yea , another Q U poll , but …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign poll result ..

.. Republican congressman Cory Gardiner leads Dem Incumbent Mark Udall , 48% to 40% , with an independent at 6% , and 6% undecided …

.. Gardiner is running a very good campaign , but Udall is now ripe for the picking ….. an incumbent who is below 50% , and is behind his opponent is in very deep trouble ….

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… Will Scotland Become Independent ?? [#someday]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,September 25th,2014

.. I believe so …

.. but , they have several arguments to solve …

.. [h/t — Wikipedia.org]…
.. [link] to the online article …

.. finance — proposed creation of a currency . An appropriate exchange rate with the pound …

.. government — experience running their own affairs …

.. economics — horse sense in how much they may want to spend on social programs , as against how much they want to pay in taxes …

.. the EU — in or out …

.. defence — a separate armed force , incl & a navy ?? … also , nuclear weapons …

.. political balance — a counterweight to the Scottish National Party [heavily socialist in nature] … one that is much more conservative would be nice ….

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… A Drunkard goes Wild [#rosemary lehmberg]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 24th,2014

.. remember her ? … the same witch who indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry ?? …

.. now she is after another Republican [UT regent Wallace Hall] …. just for doing his job …

.. Hall has been in hot pursuit of officials at the University of Texas [UT] due to various monkeyshines , but especially favourtism in admissions . Well , since many of the officials are also Democraps , Ms. Lehmberg has made it her mission to make things miserable for the GOP …

.. [h/t — PJMedia.com/tattler]..
.. [link] to the news report …

.. just for doing their jobs …. jeez …

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… Big Surprise in CO [Governor ‘ s Race] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 24th,2014

.. I will grant you , it is the Quinnipiac University poll …

.. the Q U polls are notorious for being Demo-Crap leaning . So take it with a grain of salt , or two …. but , …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign poll …

.. Bob Beauprez is now up on Gov. John Hickenweenie , 50% to 42% , with 8% undecided …

.. Beauprez is running a lights – out fantastic campaign , and he is really working his butt off . It does not guarantee victory , but that kind of effort really helps …

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… May God Bless You , Joan Rivers [#memorial]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 23rd,2014

.. you have led an amazing and extraordinary life , and have earned your eternal rest in heaven …

branco cartoon (joan rivers)

.. [h/t — ComicallyIncorrect.com]..
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. what an extraordinary career ! …

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… Just as I suspected [#Iowa US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 23rd,2014

.. especially so , considering it is a Quinnipiac University poll …

.. those Q polls are notorious for being DemoCrap – leaning in their sample distribution . So , the GOP does not look all that good in them , to say the least ….

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign poll …

.. in this one , Joni Ernst has built a nice and healthy lead . She leads DemoCrap opponent Bruce Braley 50% to 44% , with 6% undecided . She only trails by 6 pts among women , but she has built a commanding 17 point lead among men , 56% to 39% …

.. Go , Joni , Go !! …

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… The Endorsement are Starting to Come In [#Ohio politics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 23rd,2014

.. and you might think , isn’t it a little early ?! …

.. these days , no , not anymore …

.. Ohio has , like many states , early voting . It is a four – week [28 – day] period , where everyone can (in theory) cast their vote by mail long before Election Day . So , Election Day has now become Election Days and Weeks ….

.. yeah , it gets more expensive . Also , your campaign must adjust . Obama and others sure have done so . Republicans have traditionally done very , very well on the actual Election Day . So , the DemoCraps have acted to ” bank ” votes in advance through Early Voting …

.. as a result , the media has had to adjust . Even I will . I will be spilling out my predictions early in October , or , at least it is my plan . The newspapers used to wait until just before Halloween before issuing major endorsements . Not now , to be sure …

.. I expect the newspaper endorsements around Northeast Ohio [including the Plain Dealer] to be out in the next week to 10 days . For them to be a part of the debate , they have to move things up . They do not have a choice , if they want to remain relevant in the political debate …

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… Schools Ban … Brownies [#Vermont]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,September 22nd,2014

.. in Vermont , they have done exactly that …

.. they now sell fruit kebabs , kale , and lemon bars as school fundraisers and snacks … not any of the good stuff …

.. [h/t — EAGNews.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. these are schools trying to comply with the new school rules and law that were implemented several years ago under the ObamaCraps … now an entire state has banned brownies …

.. for cryin ‘ out loud … what is the use of having fundraisers if you cannot sell the ” good stuff … “

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… Why am I not Surprised [#Bibi Bashing]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,September 22nd,2014

.. it seems that Wilhelm der Fibmeister is a little out of practice …

.. he forgot a primary rule of politics …

.. whenever you are anywhere near a microphone , treat it as ” Uncle Hot Mike … ”

.. it seems Mr. Bill forgot that …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the C-Span segment …

.. Mr. Bill has not forgotten his animosity towards Bibi Netanyahu , though . His comments hauled off on Bibi , and let the Israeli PM have it over the lack of ” progress ” in the so – called ” peace process … ” …

.. believe you me Bibi has not forgotten … Mr. Bill dispatched several of his electoral flunkies [including Paul Begala] to Israel in 1999 to help Labor Party leader Ehud Barak win the PM election against Netanyahu ….

.. the problem is (for Mr. Bill , et al…) is that the Israeli political landscape has changed , markedly …. Labor has effectively collapsed as a political party . It could resurrect itself , but that is highly unlikely . Kadima has been severely weakened …

.. the newer political forces in Israeli politics are all on the right . the Israeli left is in total disarry …

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… Oops !! [#Bruce Braley megaGaffe]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 20th,2014

.. nice going , dumb – dumb ! ..

.. mega – gaffes like this are why farmer , gun – owner , conservative , and mom Joni Ernst is going to be Iowa ‘ s next Senator …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the news story …

.. it seems that the Des Moines Register itself got video of Congresscritter Braley marching in a Fourth of July parade . That is a standard staple for any office – seeker . Answering questions from someone in a crowd is not . Getting caught live on video is a huge , repeat , HUGE blunder …

.. you can count on this ending up in ads in this . It is why Braley is likely going to lose this race : His own big mouth …

.. [update] — got the video —

.. needs updating and clearing up for use in an ad , but is not a major problem …

.. [h/t — MoeLane]..

.. [link] to the video segment ….

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… Scott Brown is in the Lead [#NH US senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 20th,2014

.. amazing …

.. I am not sure what is more amazing …

.. that Scott Brown is now in the lead , 48% to 46% in the NH US Senate race , or …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article …

.. or that Jeanne Shaheen is in this much deep trouble . The DemoCraps were really counting on keeping this seat . I honestly was figuring that Brown did not have a great shot at this seat . Guess what ??

.. I was wrong . Brown has been working his tail off . He has seized the initiative , having had town hall debates all over the state . Shaheen ? Zero THs . Not one ….

.. it will be interesting to see these two go at it in a debate . She could avoid him , before all of this . Not now . She is going to have to debate him , several time . She has no choice …

.. this seat is in the balance …

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… Well , Scotland has Spoken [#independence vote]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 20th,2014

.. and , I have to admit , I am surprised …

.. Scotland rejected independence by a margin of 55.4% to 44.6% . That is a margin of 10.8% ….

.. [h/t — Wikipedia.org(Scotland Independence Referendum)]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. that is a very healthy margin …

.. I thought that it would be closer than that . The way that the vote was trending , I thought the independence campaign just might win …. just … but it did not ….

.. so , what do I think about it ? … I think that Scots have a strong nationalistic sense of self , and are very self – confident about it . Sometimes , it can tend to border on arrogance . Gee , who does that sound like ?? …

.. You got it . The U.S.A. … A great many of our country ‘ s ancestors are either Scottish , English , or Scotch – Irish , along with Irish … the arrogance tends to run in the British Isles , and we here in the ” Colonies ” inherited it…. in spades …

.. except Great Britain I do not think ever expected that their former 13 colonies to become the economic , military , and social colossus that we have become , and still are …

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… An Act of Domestic Terror ?? [#yes]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 19th,2014

.. Yes , I believe so …

.. Ali Mohammad Brown , a self – styled jihadist , has gone on a killing spree , murdering four different people , including 19 – year – old NJ teen Brendan Tevlin …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the news story / video segment …

.. wake up , guys … this guys is in custody , but he is a jihadist ….

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… This is a Coalition ?!?! [#Turkey]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,September 18th,2014

.. whoops ! …

.. the Turks say no . The Brits are ” lukewarm . ” The Germans say no . Only the French are in ….

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ….

.. gee , I wonder why ? Nice job running your mouths , N.C.A. [National Command Authority]…

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… May God Bless You Meriam Ibrahim [#freedom]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,September 18th,2014

.. she is an amazing woman ..

.. now , she has arrived here in the United States (well , a couple of weeks ago)…

.. she and her family [her husband and her two children] now live in New Hampshire . Well , it is not Ohio , but , given her circumstances , the Granite State could not be more perfect for her …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the KellyFile interview …

.. this is a link to an interview that Megyn Kelly did on her show (the Kelly File) this evening . Her story is amazing …

.. I cannot wait for the day that Meriam and her family become American citizens !! …

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… Ouch ! … political ad [#Mary Landrieu]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,September 18th,2014

.. she just got cooked in a dandy , soft – balled campaign ad …

.. and American Crossroads is the responsible party …

.. you would think Bill Cassidy (her November opponent) would have been responsible . Actually , he was not . But , he has to be thankful for it …. boy is it going to get extra mileage …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the campaign ad …

.. both in D.C. and in Louisiana …. She is trailing in the race , and is in big trouble . She will make a December runoff with Cassidy [presuming he does not get to 50% , first] . He just might …

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… Well Done , Senator Ted Cruz [R – Tx]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 17th,2014

.. Ted Cruz went to a conference , one that carried plenty of controversy …

.. yes , it was a conference of evangelical Christians . However , they were Middle Easterners , to boot . Worse , they were Lebanese and Palestinians . Not an easy audience to please …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the speech …

.. Ted had the guts to speak his mind . He did not shy away from either the subject material or the controversy . He went , he spoke , and he lead . Well done !! …

.. the audience did not like what he was saying [Cruz was vehemently pro – Israel] and they booed . Then , they continued to boo . However , Senator Cruz left the stage on his terms , not theirs . His doing so will put him in much better stead with the GOP leadership in Texas as well as in D.C. ….

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… Things Get Worse for the N.F.L. [#Ray Rice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 17th,2014

.. Rice is being penalized under two different policies , as I understand it ..

.. his initial suspension was under the domestic violence policy , that being for 2 games . The added suspension was administered , I believe , under the personal conduct policy …

.. a player can be penalized , at times , under both policies , Yes . But they have to be penalized for separate acts . Rice ‘ s acts were not separate …

.. [h/t — TMZSports.com]..
.. [link] to the elevator attack video …

.. they were the same act , but out of sequence …. the current video follows the previous one …. Rice cannot receive different suspensions for the same act …

.. it gets worse . The league has made Rice ” radioactive ” to all 32 teams , including the ugh – Ravens . They have stated that any intent to sign Rice would be ” a very bad idea . ” The NFL cannot put a ” scarlet letter on a player , except under the terms of the C.B.A. ….

.. so , the N.F.L. has problems on multiple fronts . I thought that the antics for my favourite team [Browns ‘ owner Jimmy Haslam , for the actions of his employees at his trucking stop company , Pilot Flying J] were bad . This is waaaay worse …

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… Get Out Your Checkbook , Dummies [#US Constitution]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 16th,2014

.. the Cal State university system has done something extraordinary …

.. I am not saying that it is good , though . What they have done is something extraordinarily bad . Very , Very bad , to say the least …

.. courtesy of state law in California , the Cal State university system has de – recognized the Inter – Varsity Christian Fellowship [I.V.C.F.] . It is not just one campus that is being hit . It is every campus in the Cal State system [23 in all ….]…

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the interview segment from ” Fox and Friends ” …

.. haven’t those dummies in the Cal State system ever heard of the U.S. Constitution ? The First Amendment ? The part , such as freedom of religion and religios belief ? Oh , try Freedom of Association ? …

.. This is going to make for one whopper of a federal civil rights court case . Not only will I.V.C.F. gain recognition on each and every Cal state system campus (due to a court order to comply) , they will be forced , in effect , to reverse their policies that are in conflict with either federal law or the US Constitution ….

.. freedom of association allows one to associate with people with which one chooses . One has that right to be informed , and make that choice . The Cal State system does not have the right to misuse so – called ” non – discrimination ” policies to override people ‘ s civil rights …..

.. in other words , the College Democrats do not have to have GOPers in their ranks . The College Republicans do not have to have DemoCraps , er , ObamaCraps in theirs , either . Most of all , the I.V.C.F. has a right to have membership criteria for their people . Meaning , one has to be a Believer (a Christian) to be a member , or an officer …

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… Nice Commercial , Coach [#Ditka]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,September 15th,2014

.. Coach Mike Ditka does a political commercial for GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner in the Illinois governor ‘ s race …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the commercial …

.. Rauner is still leading , by around 9 to 11 % …. so far , so good …. and the Illinois DemoCraps are beginning to panic over the downballot races , as well as up-for-grabs races in the state legislature …

.. stay tuned …

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