Independents

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran: Is he the example Scott Brown is following for the Primary?

by Skip June 8, 2014

Mississippi just had a primary on the Republican side where State Senator Chris McDaniels, a TEA Party candidate, out edged long term US Senator Thad Cochran (76 and in the US Senate since 1972) but not by enough to forestall a runoff (in three weeks).  From NYT via Hot Air: Senator Thad Cochran’s supporters opened Mississippi’s […]

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13% Enthusiasm Gap – 24 point Swing with Independents from 2008 to 2012

by Steve MacDonald October 8, 2012

News this morning shows Republicans with a wide enthusiasm gap over Democrats.  For the time being it gives them a 13% advantage in likely voting.  At the same time Independents, who broke 52-44 for Obama in 2008 are now more likely to vote Republican by a margin of 51-35.  Obama has lost 24% of Independents […]

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A Special Message to the Independents and Undecided Voters from Michelle Obama.

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2012

A special message to the independents and undecided’s from Michelle Obama.  You are a confused knucklehead. (audio) This from the woman who in her $317,000.00 dollar per year make work job, instead of helping to promote programs to assist underprivileged blacks on the south side of Chicago, launched program called the South Side Health Collaborative.  […]

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A Funding “Solution” For Democrats Concerned about Budget Cuts

by Steve MacDonald May 13, 2011

Remember all that stuff we didn’t have to have in the New Hampshire budget before 2006 when the democrats started piling it up into what has become our Billion dollar budget deficit? I don’t either. I’m not even sure what they spent it on which is why I am convinced I can do without it. All this caterwauling is clearly just cover for keeping the bloated bureaucracy alive so they can milk it for union campaign contributions.

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Quick Note To Those Seeking A Reasoned Political Debate

by Steve MacDonald May 9, 2011

The first step would be to advance a theory where government didn’t have its fingers in every single pie. If the state left more decisions to local and individual control there would be a lot less to debate, and less heated rhetoric, because it would be none of the political classes damn business.

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The No Labels Lie Starts Today

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2010

The New Hampshire Sleeper Cell of No Labels woke up and puts it’s cloven hooves on the ground today, as did all the other franchises nationwide. The group, founded by a trio of democrat national political consultants, has had plenty of ink at GraniteGrok already (11/17/10 and 12/1/10) because it is imperative that we understand who they are and why they should be avoided.

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