Monthly Archives: May 2011

New York 26 Looks to Have Gone Democratic

Polls are closed in New York’s special election to replace Representative Mike Lee after an Internet infidelity scandal. A traditionally Republican district, New York 26 appears to have elected Democrat Kathy Hochul (48%) in a three way race with Republican … Continue reading

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“It’s Alive!” The Republican Franken-Candidate

Many critics (including me) have postulated that there isn’t one potential Republican candidate that doesn’t have an Achilles Heel. Romney has Romneycare (and the Mormon thing). Huntsman has the ‘Obama supported me’ (and the Mormon thing). Pawlenty has the boring … Continue reading

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Mitch Daniels Not Running

Just after midnight on May 22nd, 2011 Mitch Daniels released a memo to his constituents informing them he will not run for President in 2012. The GOP had hoped the Indiana Governor would get in the race as a serious … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday May 22nd

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows: A week after his … Continue reading

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The End of Days

Well, here it is. The last day of the human existence. I hope you’re doing something good with it. Me? I’m going for a hike because it’s a beautiful day on the west coast and that’s just what we do … Continue reading

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Did the President Overstep his Boundaries With Israel?

Much hand wringing is being done with respect to President Obama’s Middle East Policy address in particular with the suggestion to honour the boundaries (with land swaps) established after the Six Day War in 1967. This has been suggested in … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday May 20th Edition

This week narrowed the political field a bit. Huck is out and Newt is in. Gingrich had a terrible week after his appearance on Meet the Press last Sunday where he¬†criticized Representative Paul Ryan‘s budget plan and no amount of … Continue reading

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