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One-third of donations to @SandraFluke campaign come from her & her family

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2014 at 9:31 am » 2 Comments

The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow strikes again, this time over reported donations and loans to Sandra Fluke’s state Senate campaign (hat tip): Liberal darling and free-birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke is her own biggest donor in her state Senate race, according to official California campaign finance reports. Fluke donated $12,000 to her campaign and $4,826.27 in non-monetary contributions. While […]

 

Democrat #WVsen nominee: “I don’t answer to the president”

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm » 2 Comments

LOL – talk about trying to distance yourself as far from our celebrity Prez as possible! Via The Hill: West Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant declined to say Tuesday whether she supports President Obama.  In an appearance on “Fox & Friends,” the hosts showed a photograph being circulated by her Republican opponent, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, showing Tennant […]

 

Photo of the day: @MittRomney & family have a kick a** summer vacation

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2014 at 9:31 am » Comments Off

Definitely not sitting around sulking over his loss to our celebrity President, is he? How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. http://t.co/6NHkF8jv0L pic.twitter.com/ZQ9VIx5bxR — Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) July 29, 2014 As noted above, the Washington Post has a write-up about it, but perhaps a better place to learn is straight from Mitt Romney himself via […]

 

Get ready for the Sarah Palin Internet channel

Posted by: ST on July 28, 2014 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

The USA Today reports that the “rogue” Alaskan has decided to cut through the left wing media filter and launch her own network: Sarah Palin has gone rogue again, this time launching her own Internet channel. “Tired of media filters? Well, so am I,” the former Alaska governor proclaimed Sunday on her Facebook page. “So […]

 

Sen. Walsh: PTSD “may have been a factor” in master’s thesis plagiarism

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 9:31 am » 3 Comments

Phineas blogged about this developing scandal yesterday involving the ‘alleged’ master’s thesis plagiarism of Montana Senator John Walsh (D), but the Senator’s biggest issue going forward may not be in the allegations themselves but in his controversial attempts at excusing them away: Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others’ work in his master’s […]

 

#MTsen: Who does John Walsh think he is? Joe Biden?

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2014 at 4:29 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this is embarrassing. The Democratic nominee for the seat once held by Max Baucus (D – Train Wreck), who is now Ambassador to China, has been called out by no less than that arch-conservative rag The New York Times for plagiarizing his Army War College master’s thesis: Democrats were thrilled when […]

 

What happens when you write a book critical of the Clintons

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2014 at 9:34 am » 1 Comment

The Politico has published a piece written by Weekly Standard’s Daniel  Harper detailing some of the (predictable) attacks the Clinton machine waged against him in response to his writing of a book critical to both Hillary and Bill Clinton: When I started to write Clinton, Inc: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine, I knew the reaction […]

 

Obamacare: The pesky issue that won’t go away for #NCsen’s @SenatorHagan

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 11:52 am » 1 Comment

The Politico has a pretty good write-up this morning on what they call the “disconnect” between North Carolina voters and Obamacare – and how that is not good news for the re-election campaign of vulnerable Democrat Senator Kay Hagan: The Tar Heel State signed up more than 357,000 people — one-third of those eligible for […]

 

Senate Dems, including @KayHagan, set to try & “reverse” #HobbyLobby ruling

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 9:50 am » Comments Off

Because religious freedom sucks and stuff – and so do the “five white guys” on the Supreme Court. Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up the first procedural vote on a bill that would reverse the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows some employers to deny birth control coverage for women. […]

 

Teachers unions turning their backs on the Obama administration

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm » Comments Off

The cracks in the Obama Coalition continue. Via The Hill (hat tip): Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition. The largest teachers union in the country, the National Education Association (NEA), called for Duncan to resign at its convention […]