Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Like leaping into a swimming pool – and then realizing something’s missing

by Skip October 12, 2011

like, er, water?   Yes, if you are going to call out your political opponents for obstructionism, make sure it IS your political opponents that are doing the obstructionism.  Merely assuming that they are may not enhance your credibility: (H/T:John D)

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Bon Mots of the day – Christie endorses Romney

by Skip October 12, 2011

In surfing around, these bon mots from Hot Air: That’s the lowlight from this pitiful spectacle, in which a guy who’s famous for uttering hard truths whether or not people want to hear them endorses a guy who’s famous for telling people whatever they want to hear to win votes. And as a person who […]

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Data Point – Obama’s Unemployment

by Skip October 12, 2011

(H/T: Business Insider) And the only industry actually increasing its employment?

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Is The NH Dem Petition Against Baldasaro A Fraud?

by Steve MacDonald October 12, 2011

If you go to Change.org can you see the petition set up by the New Hampshire Democrat Party, but the list of signatories is not accessible just by visiting the petition page. One thing we do know is that of the ten names we can see, seven of them are from out of state.

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Updated – Giulani Hopes Dashed

by Mike October 12, 2011

Steve Breen Cartoon, H/T Townhall.com Update 2: My activist friend with a good ear was right. AP reported today that Giuliani was definitely not running. That leaves the establishment, of which Christie is now a part, with no choice but to promote the narrative that Romney is their inevitable standard-bearer, because for these people, the […]

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Herman Cain leading in South Carolina

by Tim Condon October 12, 2011

The latest GOP primary poll—this one for South Carolina—has just come out from the American Research Group. Here are the top four: Herman Cain       26% Mitt romney       25% Rick Perry       15% Undecided       12% (Then came Gingrich at 8% and Ron Paul at 7%.) It’s coming down to a two-man race, people: Mitt Romney versus Herman Cain. […]

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Grok TV Event: Grafton County Republicans

by Skip October 12, 2011

OK, last set of videos from Monday’s Grafton County Republican meeting (have to be pretty much complete, dontcha know!).  Being the Presidential season, there was a straw poll taken – with a winner that surprised me: Intro ceremonies (with a delightful rendition of the National Anthem by Mollie Brown!), the "Tie Auction" (with auctioneer Bill […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Lakes Region TEA Party hosting Michelle Bachman – Micro Interview: Grokster Don

by Skip October 12, 2011

Well, I would not exactly say that this was an interview.  Sure, I had planned on asking fellow Grokster Don what his impressions were of the event but when I had freed up and found him, I had (heh!) been "pre-empted" by Jason of Reuters who was busy asking Don lots of questions – pretty […]

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