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VIDEO: The (Koch) ‘Empire’ Strikes Back

Posted by: ST on April 1, 2014 at 7:04 pm » 2 Comments

Sick of being personally vilified both on and off the floors of the US House and Senate by hypocritical Democrats in Washington, DC and beyond, the Koch brothers are firing back hard. First, the story – via NRO’s Eliana Johnson: The 2014 ad war is on, with billionaires in both parties taking aim at each […]

 

(Video) Why the elderly are fleeing the Democrats

Posted by: Phineas on April 1, 2014 at 5:47 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Consider this to be a coda to yesterday’s post about the Gallup poll showing the electorally active senior vote shifting decisively away from the Democrats. It’s anecdotal evidence, but still illustrative: Key line, per David Freddoso: “Not only did my premium go up,” this 91-year-old New York gentleman notes, “but my coverage […]

 

Survey shows elderly voters fleeing Democrats

Posted by: Phineas on March 31, 2014 at 4:15 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas This news from Gallup probably has staff of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reaching for a bottle: U.S seniors — those aged 65 and older — have moved from a reliably Democratic group to a reliably Republican one over the past two decades. From 1992 through 2006, seniors had been solidly Democratic and […]

 

#NCSen: Pro-abortion group Emily’s List forms SuperPAC in NC to help @SenatorHagan

Posted by: ST on March 27, 2014 at 9:32 am » 5 Comments

Get ready for the  next round of “war on women” demagoguery. Bloomberg News reports that embattled Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) will be receiving some more Super-PAC help soon as the pro-abortion group Emily’s List has launched a political action committee here in North Carolina specifically to aid her in her reelection fight: Emily’s List, a Washington […]

 

Democrats play the waiting game on the hope #Obamacare will soon be popular

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2014 at 10:42 am » 3 Comments

The Hill’s Healthwatch blog reports that Democrats are waiting impatiently in hopes that soon the so-called “Affordable Care Act” will become popular with the American people (via Memeorandum): Democrats have been waiting for ObamaCare to become popular for four years. And counting. Congressional leaders and senior White House advisers have been saying since 2010 that […]

 

Mitt Romney: I’m not considering running in 2016

Posted by: ST on March 24, 2014 at 10:42 am » Comments Off

The 2012 GOP Presidential nominee said instead that he’s on board with helping whoever the eventual nominee is defeat the Democrats: Mitt Romney said Sunday that he won’t take another shot at the White House. The former Massachusetts governor said there are plenty of strong GOP candidates in contention for the 2016 nomination, but he […]

 

Pelosi to hold 9:45 a.m. presser to celebrate 4th anniversary of #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on March 20, 2014 at 9:28 am » 2 Comments

The Hill’s Briefing Room blog reports this morning that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be holding a press conference today to tout the ‘greatness’ of the so-called “Affordable Care Act” on its fourth anniversary: House Democratic leaders are doubling down on their bet that President Obama’s healthcare reform law will benefit them politically at […]

 

Bogus attacks on Paul Ryan provide disturbing window into liberal groupthink

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 11:41 am » 4 Comments

Commentary’s Peter Wehner provides a thought-provoking must-read/call to arms against the bogus and despicable attacks Rep. Paul Ryan and others like him trying to tackle the poverty issue routinely receive from Democrat movers and shakers who would rather demagogue the issue for political gain than work together towards resolving it (hat tip): And now, as […]

 

Bad news for Dems: #Obamacare premiums to double, triple in the next year

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 9:30 am » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Health industry officials say ObamaCare-related premiums will double in some parts of the country, countering claims recently made by the administration. The expected rate hikes will be announced in the coming months amid an intense election year, when control of the Senate is up for grabs. The sticker shock would likely bolster […]

 

QOTD: Mitt Romney on the failed foreign policy leadership of Pres. Obama

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2014 at 6:19 pm » 2 Comments

Not quite a “Toldjah So” piece, but close (via): Able leaders anticipate events, prepare for them, and act in time to shape them. My career in business and politics has exposed me to scores of people in leadership positions, only a few of whom actually have these qualities. Some simply cannot envision the future and are […]