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… A Real Bad Move [#NC US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 23rd,2014

.. Kay Hagan skipped a ebate the other night ..

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the video footage ..

.. when you are in a close race , as Hagan is , that is a real stupid move . Ducking your opponent is a good way to get called a ” chicken , ” thus getting your opponent momentum …

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… This makes Oregon Spicey [#GirlfriendGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 22nd,2014

.. I only put that up as a relatively harmless joke …

.. the real issue is entirely a very serious matter .. What is it ? …

.. the Governor of Oregon [Dr. John Kitzhaber] has made a mess [massively] of the state ‘ s finances . A large part of the debacle has to do with the state ‘ s ObamaCrapCare exchange , named CoverOregon . Basically , it has been shut down , after the exchange [and the state] have wasted over $325 million . Yes , that much …

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

.. partly as a result , Kitzhaber ‘ s lead over GOP nominee Dennis Richardson has been shrinking , rapidly . It is down now to 45% to 43% , statistically within the margin of error . Now , this …

.. Kitz has had a girlfriend , one that has been effectively the First Lady of Oregon . Normally , no biggie . Now , it has been found out that she has had not one , but two fraudulent marriages . One of which has not been dissolved ….

.. Oops …

.. Oregon is somewhat liberal , but is it that liberal ? I wonder …

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… A Really Dumb Move [#Mass Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 22nd,2014

.. even for Massachusetts …

.. I wonder what Gov. Deval Patrick is up to . The Dem nominee , AG Martha Coakley is having a hard enough time as it it . She trails GOP nominee [and businessman] Charlie baker by about 4 to 6 points . Anywhere else , it can be a shock . In the People ‘ s Republic , it is earth – shaking …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. even the denizens of Massachusetts do not like featherbedding and protecting one ‘ s political supporters . Even if it involves putting them under union protection . The state budget is big enough as it is . Adding more flunkies ?!?! … are you kidding ? …

.. Also , Patrick is preparting pardons . Not what AG Coakley needs at this time in the political season ….

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… New York is a Tough Audience [#NYDN editorial]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 22nd,2014

.. but , jeez …

.. when you have lost the New York Daily News , you know that you are in trouble …

.. boy , did POTUS get it , but good …

nydn headline (POTUS , get a grip)

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

.. the segment from the editorial says it all ….

Later on Wednesday, after cancelling a congressional campaign trip to Connecticut, President Obama said that the U.S. would become more aggressive in coordinating the national response to Ebola, including sending a CDC team to any hospital with a confirmed Ebola case.

But, by stopping short of issuing mandatory protocols, the President again fell back on the catch-as-catch-can system that produced such disastrous results in Dallas. He did so at the peril of health-care providers and the public — because trust that individual hospitals here, there and everywhere would perform superbly is decidedly misplaced.

Frieden acknowledged that he erred badly in assuming that virtually any hospital could stop the spread of Ebola by following proper protocols. Cluelessness about those protocols appears to remain widespread.

Neither Obama nor Frieden had the sense to issue directives with the firm, clear quality of standards sought by National Nurses United, representing thousands of nurses across the country.

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… Ouch — Another Endorsement [#Illinois Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 21st,2014

.. the Chicago Tribune endorsed a candidate in Illinois …

.. and it was not Pat Quinn ..

.. Bruce Rauner ? You got it …

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

.. the Triune [and 2 other Chicagoland area papers , the Daily Herald and Crain ‘ s Chicago Business] cited Rauner ‘ s business experience and his outsider moxie . Quinn , whose supposed ” surge ” in the polls is an ad – imposed barrage , is yet still trailing Rauner in the polls by 2 to 3 points …

.. I think that Rauner will end up winning this one , especially after kicking Quinn ‘ s ass on the debate stage . Scandals coming out one after the other the last few weeks will help persuade Illinois voters to toss out the rascal …

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… Good — Progess in Kansas [#poll result] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 21st,2014

.. at least there are signs of hope in Kansas …

.. Pat Roberts [not that he deserves it] has taken a decent lead over DemoCrap fraud turned Independent Greg Orman , 48% to 45% , with just 5% undecided , and 2% for the libertarian candidate …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com(CampaignSpot)]..
.. [link] to the poll results …

.. even better , the tide seems to be turning in the Governor ‘ s race . Sam Brownback seems to finally be getting his act together . He has taken a small but decent lead , 48% to 44% , over DemoCrap Paul Davis .

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… Ouch — An Endorsement [#Colorado US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 20th,2014

.. and , it makes news …

.. the Denver Post , of all people , endorsed Cory Gardner for the US Senate …

.. Cory Gardner [?] ..

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

.. yes , Cory Gardner . Especially now that I have the spelling of his name right . Gardner earned the endorsement of the notoriously liberal paper for being a very fresh face ….

.. in contrast , incumbent Mark Udall got his hide torn off for his Johnny – One – Note campaign , based largely on abortion …

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… Dandy [#not a surprise] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 20th,2014

.. our troops are being deployed to West Africa .

.. not a big shock . What is not well known ??

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

.. it puts them directly in the Ebola firing line . It is likely that a fair number of them will contract the disease . The injured (and the dead) will have questions for their Commander – in – Chief . He had better be ready for them …

.. Why ?? …

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… Nice Going , Dummy [#Mark Udall]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 20th,2014

.. this blunder will not help …

.. debates have become even more raucus affairs . This one is no exception . Unfortunately , it can also affect the questions (and even the answers) …

.. Mark Udall is in deep trouble , and he seems to know it …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]…
.. [link] to the debate video link …

.. this blunder on the pro – life issue will not help . John Hickenweenie ‘ s below – water performance on the campaign trail is not helping , either …

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… Uh – Oh ! [#NH US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 19th,2014

.. Jeanne Shaheen is in trouble . As if there was any doubts …

.. a new poll has Scott Brown having taken the lead in the New Hampshire US Senate race , 46% to 44% …

.. Whoops ! …

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

.. Shaheen is the incumbent . She is below 50% , now 45% , and is now BEHIND her opponent . That news is never any good news for an incumbent in the race …

.. The DummyCraps thought that they had this race in the Bag . To be honest , so did I . Guess what ? I was wrong . Scott Brown has worked his butt off , and has run a fantastic campaign . He just may pull this off …

.. Up in New Hampshire , unlike the People ‘ s Republic of Taxachusetts , he can be more like himself ….

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… The 4th Appeals Circuit Panel does not Get It [#election law case]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 18th,2014

… the liberal activists got lucky ..

.. they drew a judicial panel of radical activists …

.. unfortunately , the US Supreme Court is going to have to step in in this case , as well …

.. [h/t — PoliticsUSA.com]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. the appeals court panel struck down parts of North Carolina ‘ s recent election [voting rights] regulation law . They have acted to restore anequivalent of what is called in Ohio as ” Golden Week . ” Golden Week makes trying to verify a person ‘ s voter registration a real headache for the county where that person lives and the state . It does not allow them to verify information before that person is allowed to cast an immediate ballot , as is done in ” Golden Week . ”

.. The state and county won at the district court level , in a clear and stunning victory . The loons then appeals . Well , they did indeed get lucky . For now…

.. so , the US Supreme Court will have to intervene . Again ….

.. what will it take for the radicals to get the message ? The ” disparate impact ” theory of legal judgement is unnatural , immoral , and evil . It must stop …

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… Start Worrying [#Ebola] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 18th,2014

.. I listened to this one while I was in the hospital .

.. Judge Jeanine was right on the spot …

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

.. easy reason : the ObamaCraps do not inspire confidence . Not one damn bit …

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… A Visa Ban Needs to Be Done [#West Africa]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 18th,2014

.. it is not something to be done lightly …

.. but , it needs to be done …

.. this can be done in front of a travel ban . With no travelers to travel , there will be no flights . There can be charters . There may well be charters . But no scheduled flights …

.. the ObamaCrap Administration has badly mishandled this , as usual . It needs credibility , which right now it does not have in a great deal of supply . Ergo , it needs to rebuild it …

.. So , dummies , you err on the side of caution . Enact it . Now .

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… good Going , Charlie Baker [#Mass Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 17th,2014

.. so far , so good .>

.. Charlie Baker , the businessman , is leading atty General Martha Coakley , 45% to 39%. This is in deep – Blue Massachusetts , folks …

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

.. before , Coakley was up , close to double digits , and now she is behind . She is the known quantity in mass politics , folks . Baker is not . She should win this race going away , and , like 2010 , it looks like she is going to blow another statewide race …

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… Now he has a Chance [#KS US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 15th,2014

.. this is a race that Pat Roberts deserves to lose …

..however , the GOP [nationally] is putting out a all-hands-on-deck effort to haul his sorry carcass across the finish line … and , it just may well work …

.. while David Perdue [Georgia] and Mitch McConnell [Kentucky] are doing all right , and should win on their own efforst , Roberts needs help . Boy , oh boy , does he EVER > EVER SINCE Milton Wolf nearly beat his butt in the primary , Roberts has been lagging in this one …

.. [h/t — m.nationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the news article ..

.. this is not to say that Pat Roberts is not a good man . He is very definintely a good man . He has just made some really dumb and stupid mistakes , the ones that a veteran politician should have known better not to make …

.. well , Roberts made them . Now , he needs help . He is getting it . It looks like it seems to be working . Two major polls have Roberts now in the lead over independent Greg Orman , roughly 48% to 45% . Not great , though , but a big improvement …

..there is still much work to go . This one bears a lot of watching …

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… Victory for Voter I.D. [#Wisconsin]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 15th,2014

.. well done by the folks up in Wisconsin …

.. the full 7th Circuit Appeals Court has now ruled on the merits on the Voter I.D. case . As a result , Voter I.D. will go in to effect , as scheduled , for this November ‘ s elections …

.. [h/t — LegalInsurrection.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news // court decision

.. the radical interest groups have been fighting this < TOOTH AND nail , for years . They will keep on fighting it , no matter what , unfortunately …

.. [–note–].. the link includes the relevant court decision …

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… Big Boo – Boo [ # Arkansas US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 15th,2014

.. nice one , Mark Pryor ..

.. hugging ObamaCrapCare was stupid enough . Doing it with your Dadddie was even worse …

.. but this ??

.. h/t — [m.Nationalreview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. this kind of blunder is the kind that a political race loser is made …

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… Welcome Back [#Artur Davis]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 14th,2014

.. well , he ‘ s back ..

.. better yet , he is definitely a conservative Republican , and he has returned home to his native Alabama [to Montgomery , to be specific]…

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

.. next year , he will be on the ballot for Mayor of his native city of montgomerty , Alabama [the state capitol]… Amazlingly enough , Montgomery has an unusual record of blacks voting for Republicans , so especially his possibilities are very very good …

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… Big Blunder in Colorado [#Mark udall]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 14th,2014

. to date , Udall has been doing a decent job on Cory Gardiner on the pro – life debate . Now , he has really blundered …

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

.. mark udall has now come out solidly in fAVOUR of late – term abotions . What a botch ! …. Opinion has moved to fairly strongly in favour of the pro – life position , it is very solidly in favour of the pro – life position where it comes to late – term abortions … people most strongly do not like them …

.. and now , Udall has come out strongly in favour of them . Big Whoops !! …

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… George Will ? [#conservative disinvited]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 12th,2014

.. you have to be kidding …

.. previously , Will was invited to speak at a special program at Scripps College [for Women] in California …

.. then , he was disinvited …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. what anti – intellectual bigots those folks are ! …

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… Barring a Misstep [#Wis Gov]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 12th,2014

..Scott Walker will win re – relection ..

.. Walker now leads by 6 pts , outside the margin of error , and is pulling away ….

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

.. bye – bye , Mary Burke ! …

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… Mark Udall is in Deep Trouble [#CO US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 12th,2014

.. he trails among independents by 15 points …

.. Cory Gardiner leads , 45% to 39% , with 15% undecided …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the polling news …

.. I think that Udall is going to go , if trends continue . Colorado Governor John Hickenweenie ‘ s race AGAINST Bob Beauprez is going badly , and it is hanging around Udall ‘ s neck like a ball and chain …

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… Virginia Politics gets Slimier [#corruption]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 11th,2014

.. and Terry McAuliffe is in big trouble …

.. this is a repeater for me . The Dems in the Virginia legislature screamed bloody murder over this guy [Phillip Puckett] being offered a state job , and his daughter a judgeship , if he would resign from THE Va Senate . The thing is that Puckett ‘ s resigination flipped the Viginia Senate over to GOP control …

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

.. to their horror , the McAuliffe administration [he , the Lieutenant Governor , and the AG , Mark Henning] are all embroiled in it . They knew about the job offer , or had to know about it . Henning should well be investigating it , but it is now a federal probe , but ….

.. and , it is the Washington ComPost that uncovered it . Oops . Basically , McAuliffe is a dead man walking . He is gone . Va legislative elections are next year , and part of the debate will be the ” I ” word [impeachment] . McAuliffe will go , he will have to . If he does not , then the legislature will kick him out . The LG , too …

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… Elbert Guillory is Ready for Prime Time [#US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 11th,2014

.. State Senator Guillory is campaigning on behalf of his new party , the Republican Party . he switched parties more than 2 years ago . He has successfully sought re – election from his district [majority minority] as a Republican …

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

.. he has been vetted , and his will be a powerful voice on the campaign trail . Bill Cassidy will find him to be a powerful ally in the campaign debate . I especially believe this will be the case when the Louisiana DemoCraps pull their traditional dirty pool and throw cheap shots at Cassidy …

.. this one will get nasty . It will get nastier as Election Day nears . it will be red – hot molten if , as espected , this one goes to a runoff , and control of the US Senate may well be at stake …

.. let the fun begin …

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… Bombs Away [#La Politics Spending]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 11th,2014

.. looks like folks are off to an early start for the runoff in Louisiana …

.. Big Surprise …

.. unless there is an abject disaster , a runoff is inevitable . If there is , then , I believe , Senator Mary Landrieu is dead meat …

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

.. groups are reserving spending slots , expecting a runoff . The folks in Louisiana are going to love this …. You know why ? This is only the beginning ….

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… Maybe there is An Opening [#DPRK]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 10th,2014

.. if Tubby Boy [Kim Jong – Un] is really ” out of the picture , ” then maybe …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the news post …

.. we will see …

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… Kim Jong – Un not in Control ?? [#DPRK]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 9th,2014

.. as if he ever was in control …

.. consider the source , but understand , reading the Soviet Union was like reading an open book by comparison to dealing wiTH North Korea . However , this guy is no dummy , and was well on the ” inside ” of the place …

.. I would guess that Kim is only a puppet leader , AND I do mean puppet . The problem with the puppet is securing this guy ‘ s co – operation . You will need it to continue the ruse …

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

.. this committee is likely running the joint . The question is what faction rules . The situation in the DPRK is so bad that eventually they are going to be forced to open up to the outside world . I would think China , at first , then anyone but Japan [for obvious reasons]…

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… Virginia is for [#Politics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 9th,2014

.. a potential barnburner …

.. I have to admit , I did not see this coming . Mark Warner is a businessman , one who knows how to meet a payroll . He is also the richest DemoCrap in the Senate [up around $600 million in net worth] , so he can easily self – fund his campaign …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the news article ..

.. Ed Gillespie , the GOP nominee , is a veteran political operative . He has a huge bundle of political chits to cash in , so he can raise a fair bit of $$ for his own campaign . But , he has an uphill climb against Warner …

.. now , the polls have Warner well under 50% . He is now only up on Gillespie , 45% to 39% . with almost 16% undecided …

.. Gillespie will have some help . Virginia ‘ s legislative and state – wide elections are in odd – numbered years . So , the Senate race is the only statewide race . Gillespie and Warner will have to carry their own water , and each will have to make the sale …

.. who can make the sale best ? the one who does the best job soonest will likely be the winner , especially if it is Gillespie …

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… Martha Coakley is in Trouble [#again] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 8th,2014

.. yes , again …

.. this time , she is running for Governor of the state . In Massachusetts …

.. that usually means easy election for a Democrap . Not this time . Not this year . Especially not her …

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

.. roughly , Republican candidate (and businessman) Charlie Baker is leading Coakley , 46% to 44% , with 10% undecided … ouch ! …

.. both have solid support of their parties , but Baker has more among the GOP . More than that , he has a 3 to 1 lead among independents ….

.. In the People ‘ s Republic of Taxachusetts , that means a Dem is in big trouble . The Dems outnumber the GOP , to be sure , but not by as much as people think . The legislature #s are like 9to1 or 10to1 , but the actual numbers are , I think , more like 3 to 1 ….

.. A large number of those Dems are conservative Democrats . They will vote GOP , if you give them a reason . The Legislature races usually don’t . Congress or Senate , it depends …. but state-wide , it gets a great deal closer …

.. [update] — Charlie Baker has been endorsed by the Boston Herald … big shock … the big question is who gets endorsed by the Boston Globe ….  you  would think that it would be Coakley , but … Baker has not run statewide before , but she has , and is 2&1 [losing the Senate race in 1010] … she should get it , but he has a chance at it …

..  he has taken the lead in the polls , by about 3  pts [41% to 38%] , so she is really struggling . She was leading by 10 to 12 pts , so , she is in real trouble …

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… Awww , Poor Baby [#Lois Lerner gets Busted]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 8th,2014

.. what a crybaby ? …

.. she gets tracked down by conservative media , and she get hyper ?? …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the news piece // video clip …

.. what a criminal hypocrite ! …

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