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Why Mitt Wins

When it comes down to the proverbial “brass tacks,” elections are won by voter turnout. Voter turnout is driven by a number of factors, including the macroeconomic climate, likability of the individual candidates, the economics of political campaigns and their get out the vote (GOTV) efforts, just to name a few of the larger issues. […]

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Ryan’s simple, deadly truth

Poor, poor Joan Walsh. The Salon sob was so bowled over by Rep. Paul Ryan’s Republican National Convention speech that she was reduced to parroting Obama Campaign tweets, a tack taken by several hysterical¬† peers. In each and every instance these deflated, listless Obama apologists were reduced to misquoting Ryan’s speech in order to savage […]

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Who’ll stop the rain?

Hurricane Isaac is grinding against Louisiana (80MPH winds, crawling in at 8 MPH), and I’m worried that the failure to evacuate New Orleans is going to lead to a lot of avoidable deaths from flooding as the nearly stalled storm creeps through the area, dumping in excess of 20 inches of rain. It has the […]

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Is a “significant threat” like a “legitimate rape?” Todd Akin learns new phrases

I’ll be perfectly honest with you: I have no idea if the words used in the threat indicate another nutjob leftist like Floyd Corkins wants to put bodies in the ground, or if Akin has so thoroughly pissed off establishment Republicans that they want his head on a pike. Either way, this is uncalled for. […]

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Media crucifies GOP candidate over rape talk, ignores leftist pol engaged in public sex acts with 17-year-old boy

“Ageing star sucked retinue member to death, evidence indicates” is the headline in an article in The Register. I thought it might be a rare media mention of Minnesota DFLRep. Kerry Gauthier’s public rest stop romance with a 17-year-old boy. Instead it was an article about a red giant eating a planet. The media is […]

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