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  • Bundy vs. BLM: A Visceral Reaction

    04/15/2014 2:03:49 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/15/14 | Peter Kirsanow
    One can be a supporter of the rule of law and still recoil in anger and disgust from the militarized display of force by the federal government toward Clive Bundy. The disproportionate nature of the government’s reaction to Bundy suggests this has less to do with delinquent grazing fees than it does with the selective assertion of raw governmental power — sending a message not just to Bundy or a disfavored group, but to America as a whole. The same federal government that deploys Bureau of Land Management shooters tricked out like SEAL Team 6 directs Border Patrol agents to...
  • If You Find Yourself Believing This, Glenn Beck Wants You to Unfriend Him (Anti Bundy Rant)

    04/15/2014 12:31:43 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 228 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 04/15/14 | Erica Ritz
    Glenn Beck has a message for anyone who is “crying for revolution, insurrection … and a call to arms”: He wants nothing to do with you. “This morning I got up and I saw some more news reports, and more people in America that are standing up now and crying for revolution, insurrection, arming yourself, and a call to arms,” Beck said on his radio program Tuesday. “I will tell you I believe in the Second Amendment, and I will defend myself. I believe in the rights that we have. But I will tell you more than I believe in...
  • Landrieu Reenacts Committee Hearing for Campaign Ad (Phony Hearing for a Phony Candidate)

    04/15/2014 8:40:09 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 4 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 04/15/14 | Michael Warren
    Democratic senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is in a tough reelection battle because of her support for Obamacare. So its not surprising her latest TV ad focuses on the one high-profile fight she's had with the Obama administration, over oil and gas exploration. The 60-second spot features people watching Landrieu arguing for expanding energy exploration in Louisiana and criticizing Barack Obama for its restrictionist policies. Watch the video below: Most of the clips the ad features are from her appearances on local and cable TV news. But watch the clips of Landrieu around the video's halfway point. They feature the...
  • Rick Perry Faces Grand Jury After Efforts to Remove Drunkard DA

    04/15/2014 7:20:28 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/15/14 | Michael Quinn Sullivan
    AUSTIN, TEXAS--A grand jury is expected to be called to investigate allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry abused his power when he vetoed funding for the Travis County District Attorney’s office as part of the state budget. The veto came after Perry urged the DA to resign following an April 2013 drunk-driving incident for which she pled guilty and served time in jail, according to the Dallas Morning News. KVUE-TV reported that Perry has hired a criminal defense lawyer.
  • Pelosi: Republicans Would Pass Immigration Reform for the Irish

    04/11/2014 6:39:11 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/11/14 | William Bigelow
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has judged the GOP—and found it racist. Speaking at her weekly press briefing Thursday, she said cuttingly that the reason the GOP has not followed through on a comprehensive immigration reform bill was simple; the GOP would be comfortable with good ol’ white Irishmen immigrating to the United States but not people of another color.
  • AIDS Patients Flock to Obamacare

    04/09/2014 7:16:47 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 41 replies
    Daily Beast/Yahoo ^ | 04/09/14 | Julie Appleby
    Offering a first glimpse of the health care needs of Americans who bought coverage through federal and state marketplaces, an analysis of the first two months of claims data shows the new enrollees are more likely to use expensive specialty drugs to treat conditions like HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C than those with job-based insurance. The sample of claims data—considered a preliminary look at whether new enrollees are sicker-than-average—also found that prescriptions for treating pain, seizures, and depression are also proportionally higher in exchange plans, according to Express Scripts, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management companies.
  • Scott Brown Pulls Ahead 5 Points In New Hampshire Poll

    04/08/2014 6:48:30 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 51 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 04/08/14 | Michael Warren
    Republican Scott Brown leads incumbent Democratic senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire by five points in a recent poll obtained by THE WEEKLY STANDARD. The poll, commissioned by the Republican Governor's Association, was conducted on March 19 and 20 and asked 600 likely voters in New Hampshire who they would vote for in the U.S. Senate election. Respondents were given both Brown and Shaheen's names and their respective parties.
  • Fallon On ObamaCare Goal: 'It's Amazing What You Can Achieve When You Make Something Mandatory'

    04/02/2014 8:04:56 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 24 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 04/02/2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon had some tough words for ObamaCare following the deadline for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Speaking on Tuesday April 1, Fallon joked that regarding the 7 million Americans that have signed up for health insurance, “It's amazing what you can achieve when you make somethingmandatory and fine people if they don't do it and then keep extending the deadline for months.” [See video below.]
  • Quinnipiac poll puts Obama approval at 42/50, ObamaCare at 41/55

    04/02/2014 7:35:35 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 9 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 04/02/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The White House may be celebrating its ObamaCare sign-up figures, but they appear to have misjudged the mood of the electorate. Few are celebrating the law or its impact, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac, and that’s not the only issue on which they are dissatisfied, either. While Barack Obama declared the debate “over” on ObamaCare, 55% of people declared it very much open (via Jeff Dunetz): American voters oppose the Affordable Care Act 55 – 41 percent and 40 percent are less likely to vote for a candidate who supports Obamacare, while 27 percent are more likely and...
  • Heating pellets prove to be in short supply in NH

    02/27/2014 2:04:18 PM PST · by nhwingut · 31 replies
    Union Leader ^ | 02/25/2014 | DAVE SOLOMON
    Carol Newby's search for bags of wood pellets to fuel the family pellet stove took her on a tour of Southern New Hampshire last week, with little success. "We usually get them at the local Agway," she said, "but they were in short supply and what they had was committed to customers who'd made pre-buys." She was able to get a few bags at the Lowe's in Epping, but when she went back, they were out. After coming up empty at tractor supply stores in Epping and Hooksett, she tried a nearby Home Depot, which also had no pellets to...
  • The War on Women Will Be the Left’s Campaign Theme — Will the GOP Be Ready?

    02/27/2014 9:50:32 AM PST · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/27/2014 | Carrie Lukas
    The Democrats’ 2014 campaign strategy should surprise no one: They don’t want voters dwelling on Obamacare’s broken promises or our unabating economic doldrums, so they are doubling down on the War on Women campaign tactic that worked so well in 2012 and in the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial contest. The substance of the Democrats’ women agenda is an afterthought, and for good reason. There will be the expected hand wringing about the wage gap and calls for yet another round of “equal pay” legislation. Never mind that honest liberals admit the wage gap is a product of women and men’s different...
  • I'm quitting my job. Thanks Obamacare! (CNN/Yahoo Propaganda)

    02/25/2014 12:44:57 PM PST · by nhwingut · 86 replies
    Yahoo/CNN ^ | 02/25/14 | Tami Luhby
    Now that Karen Willmus can get health insurance through Obamacare, she plans to quit teaching 9th grade English at the end of the school year. The 51-year-old found policies on the Colorado state exchange for about $300 a month. That's less than what she's paying now for employer-sponsored coverage and less than half what she paid on the individual market in 2007.
  • The Irony of Obamacare: Republicans Thought of It First (Here we go...)

    10/04/2013 3:45:26 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 23 replies
    Wall St Cheat Sheet ^ | 10/04/13 | Meghan Foley
    “An irony of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is that one of its key provisions, the individual insurance mandate, has conservative origins. In Congress, the requirement that individuals to purchase health insurance first emerged in Republican health care reform bills introduced in 1993 as alternatives to the Clinton plan. The mandate was also a prominent feature of the Massachusetts plan passed under Governor Mitt Romney in 2006. According to Romney, ‘we got the idea of an individual mandate from [Newt Gingrich], and [Newt] got it from the Heritage Foundation.’”
  • Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze needs to hold players accountable for insensitive behavior (Gay)

    10/04/2013 5:51:24 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 34 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 10/4/2013 | Pat Forde
    OK, Hugh Freeze. Time to lead. Lead your football players at Mississippi out of ignorance and into understanding. Lead your young men toward accountability. Show that the remarkably, distressingly resilient track record for intolerance at Ole Miss can be changed for the better. Because if ever a situation cries out for a coach to set the tone of team behavior, and to firmly establish what is acceptable and unacceptable, it's the situation at Ole Miss today. This is no time for soft-peddling it. There is a reputation at stake for a team, a university and a state. [SNIP] Many Christians...
  • 2012 Election Result Isn’t Quite Vote of Confidence Democrats Say It Is (Exit Polls Anti-Obamacare)

    09/29/2013 9:44:30 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 25 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 09/29/2013 | Nathan L. Gonzales
    “Elections matter.” That’s probably the most common refrain of the health care battle. Democrats consistently point back to President Barack Obama’s convincing 2012 re-election win as evidence that the American people back his agenda, including his signature piece of legislation. But I was surprised when I looked back at the national exit poll to see what “the people” said about Obamacare while they gave the president a second term. “Should the 2010 Healthcare law be repealed?” Nearly a majority, 49 percent, said yes, while 44 percent said no.
  • Republican brawl: (RINO) Corker takes on Cruz and Lee [VIDEO]

    09/26/2013 3:04:49 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/26/2013 | Alexis Levinson
    WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker called out fellow Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah Thursday, accusing them of delaying a vote on the bill to fund the government and prevent a government shutdown to suit their own desires for publicity. Cruz, earlier this week, held the floor for over 21 hours, speaking in defense of defunding Obamacare with that government funding bill. He asked other Republican senators to join him in voting against moving forward on a bill passed by the House, which would fund the government while defunding Obamacare
  • Republicans Want to Slow Down the Scandals (Actual Headline at Yahoo)

    05/17/2013 8:57:03 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 05/17/13 | Elspeth Reeve
    Now that everyone is paying attention to the scandal stories Republicans have been pushing for months against President Obama, they have a bit of stage fright. They're trying really, really hard to be cool and not let the trio of scandals slip away like they did during Bill Clinton's second term, when a congressman shot a melon to prove the death of a White House lawyer was murder, not suicide.
  • Violence mars May Day rally in Seattle (Leftwing Immigration Reform Supporters)

    05/02/2013 7:14:21 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 14 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 05/02/13 | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, ELLIOT SPAGAT and GENE JOHNSON
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of immigration reform rallied across the nation on May Day in lively gatherings that were marred by a burst of violence in Seattle, where police fired pepper spray at rock-throwing protesters in clashes that left 17 people arrested. Thousands joined May Day rallies in dozens of cities from Concord, N.H., to Bozeman, Mont., many of them offering support for legislation under consideration by Congress that would overhaul immigration laws and bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows.
  • Steve Forbes: Romney Will Win Decisively (321 EVs)

    11/06/2012 2:06:32 PM PST · by nhwingut · 54 replies
    Forbes ^ | 11/06/2012 | Steve Forbes
    Mitt Romney will win big tonight. His popular vote margin will be between 3 – 5%. He will win the Electoral College I believe by a vote of 321 to 217, and with luck, even more. He will win all of the states McCain carried in 2008 which will give him 180 electoral votes. He will also carry the three states that normally go Republican that in 2008 went for Obama – Indiana, North Carolina and Virginia. That brings him to 219. He will also take Florida, which will bring him to 248 votes. Although the Obama campaign will deny...
  • Obama Campaign to Supporters: Don’t Panic Over Early Exit Polls

    11/05/2012 3:23:30 PM PST · by nhwingut · 110 replies
    Politicker ^ | 11/05/2012 | Colin Campbell
    In a conference call this afternoon, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign had one central message for their supporters when Election Day arrives tomorrow: They should “keep calm,” even if they hear snippets of information favoring Republican Mitt Romney. “My warning, we need to stay calm for much of the day,” Stephanie Cutter, Mr. Obama’s deputy campaign manager, said, touting thousands of early ballots already submitted by voters. “We’ve already banked a pretty big portion of our vote.” The fear, she explained, was early numbers leaking before voters have finished going to the polls, creating unnecessary panic and pessimism among Democrats.
  • Return of the Independents (Sandy Bump Over)

    11/05/2012 12:13:31 PM PST · by nhwingut · 4 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/05/2012 | Josh Jordan
    The days after Hurricane Sandy brought a small bump in President Obama’s numbers against Governor Romney and in job approval. This was easily explained by the positive television coverage Obama received about his initial statements on relief efforts and with his flyover of New Jersey with Chris Christie. But the underlying reason for Obama’s small bounce was his movement among independents. In all of the tracking polls, Romney saw his lead with independents shrink from double digits to just about even. On Saturday, the Washington Post tracking poll showed a tie, and Rasmussen dropped to just a three-point advantage for...
  • Rasmussen Party Id: Republicans +5.8 (All Time Record)

    11/05/2012 9:22:53 AM PST · by nhwingut · 162 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 11/05/2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    Oct 2012: Republican: 39.1% Democrat: 33.3% Other: 27.5% (R+5.8%) Sep 2012: Republican: 36.8% Democrat: 34.2% Other: 29.0% (R+2.6%)
  • Striking pics: Romney rocks Fla. with fired up crowd; ‘Come together for a better future’

    11/05/2012 7:48:59 AM PST · by nhwingut · 11 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 11/05/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    @dgjackson: Message waiting for us in Florida as we land: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, America Can't Lose. pic.twitter.com/Vk1E5UI9 That was the scene as Mitt Romney arrived in Florida last night for the final round of rallies. And the scene this morning:
  • Bill Clinton: American Military Is Now 'Less Racist, Less Sexist, and Less Homophobic'

    11/04/2012 11:48:41 AM PST · by nhwingut · 48 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/04/2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    At a campaign rally for President Barack Obama yesterday in Virginia, former President Bill Clinton talked about bringing "this country together" and crossing "all of its diversity." Then, Clinton added this: [VIDEO] "One of the things the decider-in-chief has to do is decide whether he’s going to bring this country together across all its diversity or let it drift apart. Look at how much stronger the American military is because it is less racist, less sexist and less homophobic and we’re just looking for people who can do the job," said Clinton.
  • Campaign meltdown: Creepy Jim Messina slams Romney for message of ‘revenge’ (Panic Mode)

    11/03/2012 12:52:13 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 11/03/12 | Twitchy Staff
    @Messina2012: The Romney campaign's message today is revenge, ours is the President's plan for the middle class. I'll take that contrast any day.
  • Romney starts reserving time in Pennsylvania for last two days of race (Updated)

    10/30/2012 1:13:43 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 41 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/30/2012 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Two media-tracking sources say Mitt Romney's campaign has started reserving TV time in Pennsylvania for the final two days of the campaign, including Election Day. The initial placements come as the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future is buying over $2 million in time there, and as Crossroads is also going up with a buy over $600,000. The Obama campaign, forced to expend resources there, has responded with a defensive buy of over $600,000. The Romney buy is intended to signal the campaign considers the state, which Republicans have made plays for in past presidential cycles but went for Democrats...
  • Crushed By Your Policies (New Romney PA Ad)

    10/30/2012 11:04:23 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    Mitt Romney.com ^ | 10/30/2012 | Staff
    Four years ago, Barack Obama said building a coal-powered plant will bankrupt you. Now, 22 Pennsylvania coal facilities will close or convert. Mitt Romney will support coal and get North America energy independent.
  • Memo: Pennsylvania (Team Romney Moving into PA)

    10/30/2012 9:49:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 45 replies
    Mitt Romney.com ^ | 10/30/3012 | Rich Beeson
    Rendell: "Startling upset’ for Romney ‘a possibility’ in Pennsylvania" When Governor Ed Rendell made these comments last week, he was clearly sending a desperate call to Chicago for help in the Keystone State. At the time, his comments were met with derision and scorn from the Obama High Command who were feeling secure in their own predictions of a landslide victory. What a difference a few days makes. Not only has Minnesota has been moved to “Lean Dem” and the Obama Campaign is up in that state with a significant television buy, but the Chicago gurus have heeded Governor Rendell’s...
  • Halperin: Democrats now on defense in blue states

    10/30/2012 7:55:16 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 11 replies
    HotAir ^ | 10/30/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Just how much has this race changed since the first debate in October? At the time, Democrats thought they had a pretty good glide path to a narrower win in the Electoral College than in 2008, but a win nonetheless. Almost four weeks later, the Obama campaign is having to buy air time in states previously considered safe, such as Pennsylvania and Minnesota, the only state that never voted for Ronald Reagan in the EC. Mark Halperin tells Morning Joe that while one cannot claim to know how this race will turn out, there is no doubt now that the...
  • Obama aims to project leadership as storm hits (AP Propaganda)

    10/29/2012 1:58:35 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 25 replies
    AP/Washington Examiner ^ | 10/29/2012 | Julie Pace
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama the candidate stepped aside Monday so the commander in chief could take over. In the waning days of his re-election bid, the president scraped two days of campaigning and retreated from the trail. He hunkered down at the White House to oversee the government's response to the East Coast superstorm — and to project presidential leadership. "The election will take care of itself next week," Obama said, speaking to reporters at the White House after hastily flying back to Washington from Florida, one of the handful of states the two campaigns are contesting the...
  • Gallup Polling During Hurricane Sandy (Gallup Suspends Daily Polling)

    10/29/2012 11:39:54 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 23 replies
    Gallup ^ | 10/29/2012 | Staff
    This is a statement from Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport regarding Gallup polling and Gallup Daily tracking during Hurricane Sandy: Gallup has suspended polling for its daily tracking as of Monday night and will reassess on a day-to-day basis. The ultimate effect on the overall picture of polling between now and this weekend, including election polling, will depend on what happens as a result of the storm, about which we will have a better understanding of on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Look for future updates here.
  • Gallup Monday: Romney 51% Obama 46%

    10/29/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 15 replies
    Gallup ^ | 10/29/2012 | Staff
    All registered voters are asked: "Suppose the presidential election were held today, and it included Barack Obama and Joe Biden as the Democratic Party's candidates and Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as the Republican Party's candidates. Who would you vote for [ROTATED: Barack Obama and Joe Biden, the Democrats (or) Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, the Republicans]?" Those who are undecided are further asked if they lean more toward Obama and Biden or Romney and Ryan and their leanings are incorporated into the results.
  • Fired up! Pics show massive Romney crowd in Pensacola, Fla.; Form flag, chant ’10 more days’

    10/28/2012 9:26:45 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 22 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10/28/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    “Ten more days, ten more days.” Goose bumps! The crowd in Pensacola, Fla., started lining up early.
  • Ex-Navy SEAL: Libya Obama's 'Watergate,' Admin. Actions 'Unconscionable'

    10/27/2012 1:49:20 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/27/2012 | Tony Lee
    A former Navy SEAL told Breitbart News on Friday that allegations of negligence during the 9/11/12 Benghazi attack exemplified Obama's "failed policy of appeasement and apology" and was Obama's "Watergate" with four deaths. Ryan Zinke, a member of the Montana state Senate former U.S. Navy SEAL, said it was "unconscionable that the Administration would not immediately act when our consulate is under attack," and this was Obama's "Watergate with one exception" -- "the result was the loss of our Ambassador and three young heroes." "There is no better example of the President's failed policy of appeasement and apology than America...
  • CBS's John Dickerson Says Romney's On The March, Obama's Defensive

    10/27/2012 11:50:26 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/26/2012 | RomneyComms
    John Dickerson: Here is the tone difference between the two campaigns. The Romney people feel like they are on the march. They feel like, particular in a state like Ohio, they feel like things are getting better. They're moving. They are taking advantage of good opportunities, and the candidate feels buoyant. In the Obama campaign, it's more pointing to the quality of their sandbags.
  • Father of Ty Woods, Slain SEAL: White House Told 'Pack of Lies'; 'They are the Murderers of My Son'

    10/26/2012 12:16:16 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/26/2012 | Staff
    Charles Woods spoke with Megyn Kelly about his son Ty Woods and called him an "honorable" man. Woods said that to make this about politics "would dishonor" his son but that he is speaking out on the "pack of lies" coming from the administration. Kelly and Woods discussed that the very act of Ty fighting back and protecting the Ambassador and those trapped in the consulate from the oncoming attack was a violation of orders Ty had received. Kelly revealed that new reports state that it is believed that Ty was shooting in protection of his fellow Americans "until the...
  • Joe Scarborough On Obama: ‘I’d Be Shocked If He Won’

    10/26/2012 10:01:06 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 13 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/26/2012 | Alex Alvarez
    On Friday, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough took a look at President Barack Obama‘s current place in the polls, assessing that things could be difficult for the President if numbers remain as they are. After all, he pointed out, Americans have had four years to get to know the President and to gauge whether they support the job he’s doing.
  • Obama: "I Couldn't Find My Plan" (I'm Mitt Romney & I Approve Of This Message)

    10/25/2012 8:01:46 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 17 replies
    GOP Rapid Response/YouTube ^ | 10/25/2012 | GOP
    Pres. Obama campaigning in Tampa Bay can't find his plan for a second term (October 25, 2012).
  • Post-ABC tracking poll: Obama wins final debate, Romney changes minds (R 49 O48)

    10/24/2012 2:15:27 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/24/2012 | Jon Cohen and Peyton M. Craighill
    President Obama scored a modest win in the third presidential debate, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll, but it’s Republican Mitt Romney who moved the needle among likely voters — including independents — with his debate performances. Overall, the contest remains unchanged from Tuesday, with 49 percent of likely voters nationally backing Romney, and 48 percent supporting Obama. But as was the case after the first and second debates, more voters say they have better, not worse, opinions of the former Massachusetts governor when assessing the three debates. Most say the president’s debate performances did not change...
  • Rasmussen: Romney 261, Obama 253

    10/24/2012 1:10:39 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 27 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/24/2012 | JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
    State-by-state polling by Rasmussen Reports now shows Mitt Romney narrowly leading President Obama in the projected tally of electoral votes — 261 to 253. Of the nine key swing states, Rasmussen’s polling (all conducted during the past week except for in Pennsylvania) shows Romney ahead in Florida (by 5 percentage points), Virginia (by 3 points), Colorado (by 4 points), and New Hampshire (by 2 points). It shows Obama ahead in Pennsylvania (by 5 points), Wisconsin (by 2 points), and Nevada (by 2 points). It shows Ohio and Iowa tied.
  • Republicans bring back Obama 'bitter' remarks in Pa. ad

    10/22/2012 10:40:21 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 18 replies
    FOX News ^ | 10/22/2012 | Chris Stirewalt
    A new ad from the super PAC backing House Republicans invokes President Obama's 2008 comments about "bitter" small-town Americans clinging to guns, religion and their prejudices against outsiders. The ad is aimed at Democratic Rep. Mark Critz , but could have blowback for the president in the crucial western Pennsylvania district where it's running. The president made those hidden-camera comments, during a 2008 fundraiser in California, in reference to Pennsylvania voters. Obama said at the time that, as jobs disappear in the area, "It's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people...
  • ARG National Poll: Romney 49% Obama 47%

    10/22/2012 9:17:34 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 27 replies
    ARG ^ | 10/22/2010 | Staff
    If the general election were being held today between Barack Obama for president and Joe Biden for vice president, the Democrats, and Mitt Romney for president and Paul Ryan for vice president, the Republicans, for whom would you vote - Obama and Biden or Romney and Ryan (names rotated), or someone else?
  • White House denies agreement on U.S., Iran nuclear talks (Confusion Reigns)

    10/20/2012 4:48:39 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/20/2012 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    The Obama administration is denying a report that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks that could be a last-chance opportunity to avoid war over Iran's nuclear program. Citing senior administration officials, The New York Times reported Sunday that Iranian officials have agreed to negotiations, but not until after the presidential election, so that they know whether they're negotiating with President Obama or Mitt Romney. But National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor pushed back against the Times's story. "It’s not true that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks or any meeting after the...
  • Media Elite Knock Obama for 'Snarky, Belittling' Campaign

    10/20/2012 1:11:44 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/20/2012 | John Nolte
    Winners act like winners. Losers act like losers. And according to members of the same media elite who have spent months protecting him, Barack Obama is now looking like a loser in the closing days of his reelection campaign. This morning, a few members of the elite "Gang of 500," including Time's Mark Halperin, The National Journal's Ron Fournier, ABC's Terry Moran, and Politico's Roger Simon, publicly voiced their disapproval of a campaign they describe as "belittling," "not confident," "peevish" and worse: [TWEETS] Uh, oh. In 1984, President Reagan ran on "Morning In America." In 1996, President Clinton ran on...
  • Bringing People Together (Great Closing Ad from Romney)

    10/19/2012 9:19:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 4 replies
    YouTube/Romney ^ | 10/19/2012 | Staff
    The challenges our country faces are too great to let partisanship get in the way. Republicans and Democrats will have to work on a collaborative basis. Mitt Romney will bring people together to get the job done. He's done it before and he'll do it again.
  • Rasmussen: New Hampshire Governor: Lamontagne (R) 48%, Hassan (D) 46%

    10/19/2012 9:04:58 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 6 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 10/19/2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    The race to be New Hampshire’s next governor remains tight. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely New Hampshire voters finds Republican Ovide Lamontagne with 48% of the vote to Democrat Maggie Hassan’s 46%. Five percent (5%) are undecided at this point. (To see survey question wording, click here.) The numbers were reversed last week when Hassan held 48% of the vote to Lamontagne’s 46%, highlighting the closeness of the race. In late September, Lamontagne had a 48% to 44% advantage over Hassan. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of voters in the Granite State are certain they will vote this November....
  • Obama on Benghazi: "When four Americans get killed, it’s not optimal."

    10/18/2012 2:03:01 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 43 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/18/2012 | David Freddoso
    Obama to Jon Stewart, on the Daily Show (taping): "When four Americans get killed, it’s not optimal."
  • Breaking Tweet: PA Poll: Romney 49 Obama 45

    10/18/2012 1:10:42 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 146 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/18/2012 | NumbersMuncher
    Tear down this blue wall! Susquehanna: Latest PA statewide, conducted October 11-13, shows Romney leading by 4-points in PA, 49%-45%.
  • ARG Poll: NH Governor: Lamontagne 46% Hassan 40%

    10/18/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 11 replies
    ARG ^ | 10/18/2012 | Staff
    Question wording and response: If the election for Governor of New Hampshire were being held today between John Babiarz, the Libertarian, Maggie Hassan, the Democrat, and Ovide Lamontagne, the Republican, for whom would you vote - Babiarz, Hassan, or Lamontagne? (names rotated)
  • Bill Clinton: Romney's Argument 'Is True, We're Not Fixed'

    10/18/2012 11:09:53 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 33 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/18/2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    At a campaign event for Barack Obama's reelection campaign, Bill Clinton said that Mitt Romney's argument "is true, we're not fixed": [VIDEO] "Governor Romney's argument is, we're not fixed, so fire him and put me in," said Clinton. "It is true we're not fixed. When President Obama looked into the eyes of that man who said in the debate, I had so much hope four years ago and I don't now, I thought he was going to cry. Because he knows that it's not fixed." UPDATE: A Romney spokesman comments: "We agree with former President Bill Clinton. The economy has...