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2014 Senate Predictions

Republicans have underperformed in Senate races in the last two elections and could do the same thing again.

Rand Paul vs. reality on GOP’s minority outreach

Aside from the unnecessary coarseness of his language, is Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) right that the “Republican Party brand sucks, and so people don’t want to be a Republican and for 80 years, African Americans have had nothing to do with Republicans”? First, nothing to do with Republicans for 80 years is not quite right. […]

Economic Statistics for 30 Oct 14

The initial estimate for 3rd Quarter 2014 GDP came in at 3.5% annualized, led by personal consumption expenditures. The GDP price index rose at 1.3% annualized. Initial weekly jobless claims rose 3,000 to 287,000. The 4-week average fell 250 to 281,000. Continuing claims rose 29,000 to 2.384 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.5 […]

SO WHY IS STEPHANOPOULOS MODERATING THE DEBATE? Rand Paul: Stephanopoulos ‘Originated’ War on Women…

SO WHY IS STEPHANOPOULOS MODERATING THE DEBATE? Rand Paul: Stephanopoulos ‘Originated’ War on Women Attack, Scott Brown Right to Have Concerns.

IT’S COME TO THIS: NARAL: If Cory Gardner Wins, Stock Up on Condoms. In case you wondered what des…

IT’S COME TO THIS: NARAL: If Cory Gardner Wins, Stock Up on Condoms. In case you wondered what desperation looks like....

Delusional: Obama Blames Democrat Candidates For Losing the Senate, Claiming They Would Have Fared Better Had They Snuggled Closer to Him

Mm-hm. White House officials are preemptively spinning a midterm defeat, and they're using their own fantasies to do it. They're starting to blame candidates for not supporting President Obama enough. As a top White House official told The Washington Post's...

A World Turned Upside Down

(John Hinderaker) The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday on President Obama’s plan to selectively revoke the nation’s immigration laws by executive decree. (As the Journal notes, the administration is trying to craft orders thatShow More Summary

Talks With Ebola Nurse FAIL – Governor to Exercise “Full Extent of His Authority”

Talks with Ebola nurser Kaci Hickox have failed. Governor Paul LePage says he now will “exercise the full extent of his authority” regarding the Ebola nurse. Kaci Hickox went out for a bike ride this morning with her boyfriend. Ottawa … Continue reading ?

Mary Burke Was Fired By Her Own Family for Slumping Sales, Management Incompetence, and an Abrasive, #Bossy Style; Now Claims She Wasn't Fired, It's Just That Her Job and Paycheck Were Restructured Out of Existence

@benk84 linked this this morning, wondering: Why did the media never check into Mary Burke's actual history as an "executive"? She had been the CEO of her family's bicycle company's European division. She was a disaster. In 1993, Tom Albers...

From the Department of I Told You So

The subdepartment of “If You Like Your Coverage, You Can Keep Your Coverage“: Small companies are starting to turn away from offering health plans as they seek to reduce costs and increasingly view the health law’s marketplaces as an inviting and affordable option for workers. In the latest sign of a possible shift, WellPoint Inc. […]

Chris Christie at His Best

[guest post by JVW] I know that Chris Christie isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I can’t help but really admire a politician who doesn’t feel the need to politely endure obnoxious hecklers who are trying to draw attention to themselves. Christie for VP? I wouldn’t have any problem with it (provided the nominee for […]

Two “Stop the Violence” Protesters Arrested for Beating Roommate Unconscious

Two far left “Stop the Violence” protesters were arrested for beating and stomping their roommate unconscious. Nikole Ardeno, one of the co-coordinators for the Stop the Violence group, and Emanuel Velez, were arrested for punching and kicking a man unconscious. … Continue reading ?

Mary Burke in 47 seconds flat

(Scott Johnson) The facade of Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke’s was rudely ripped off her in the past day by a couple of stories facade was rudely ripped from her in the past 24 hours. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...Show More Summary

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