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Romney Debate

It’s the Morning After the First Debate, and I’m Giddy

Posted: October 4, 2012 at 7:12 am   /   Elections, Politics

Wow!  I’m giddy.  I was surprised and thrilled by Gov. Romney’s performance in last night’s debate (Oct. 3).  I watched the debate with 7 other Conservatives, time-delayed by a Tivo box so that we could halt the action and toss in our own comments. Several of us were apprehensive at the outset, but by the […]

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First Presidential Debate: Liveblog

Posted: October 3, 2012 at 6:47 pm   /   Elections, Politics

The first presidential debate began at 7:00 local time at the Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Colorado. The moderator is Jim Lehrer, and the debate is focused on domestic issues. (Going into the debate, operatives from both sides tried to manage expectations, as they always do.) The foregoing are first impressions, as […]

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Hollywood & Politics

Posted: October 3, 2012 at 3:30 pm   /   Elections, Politics

There was a time, as my wife, who is a TCM addict, keeps reminding me when there was no more patriotic place on earth than Hollywood.  It wasn’t just that such super stars as Jimmy Stewart, Clark Gable, and Tyrone Power enlisted in the military; that others volunteered to entertain the troops through USO shows […]

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Romney’s Debate Opportunity: Obama’s Top Ten Vulnerabilities

Posted: October 3, 2012 at 11:28 am   /   Elections, Politics

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate tonight at 9:00 Eastern. Seventeen percent of respondents say the debates are important to how they vote, but the truth is, if Mitt Romney does very well, or very poorly, it will have an impact beyond the 17%. The conventional wisdom is that Mitt Romney is a decent debater, good […]

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The slowest recovery in 70 years!

Posted: October 3, 2012 at 11:00 am   /   Elections, Politics

ICYMI, from the House Republican Conference: Growth Weakens Dramatically in the Obama Economy THE PRESIDENT’S FAILED POLICIES RESULT IN THE SLOWEST RECOVERY IN 70 YEARS Today, the Bureau of Economic Data (BEA) released its updated estimates for gross domestic product (GDP) which showed that the economy grew by an anemic 1.3 percent in the second quarter of […]

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Obama campaign is lobbying pollsters to produce favorable results

Posted: October 2, 2012 at 8:15 am   /   Elections, Politics

We have been writing about malfeasant and misleading polling practices for a while now (see the links appended below). Polling almost always underestimates Republicans and overestimates Democrats*, but this year, it’s really egregious. It is also entirely intentional, and it is being done expressly to depress your vote. Here is John McLaughlin from ten days […]

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CNN poll uses huge Democrat sample, STILL shows good news for Romney

Posted: October 2, 2012 at 3:40 am   /   Elections, Politics

Here are the toplines, courtesy of Hot Air:  So what do we see here? Romney is winning independents by 8 points. Romney is winning 96% of Republicans; Obama is off that pace by 3 points with Democrats at 93%. Romney is losing fewer Republicans than Obama is Democrats (4% vs. 6%). And yet . . […]

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The polls are wrong! Registration gap trends towards GOP in IA, FL, NV, NM, NC, PA, and CO

Posted: September 26, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

Tell me again why we should be trusting the polls we’re being fed? Why are pollsters insisting that 2008 turnout models will be predictive this time? Why are they insisting that trends have moved in the direction of the Democrats when the opposite is true? Registration advantages and shifts (Data from Jim Geraghty at the […]

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The Hope and the Change: “We all got fooled”

Posted: September 25, 2012 at 11:20 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

“He promised us change; we all got fooled.” So says one of the 40 Obama voters whose stories and opinions are chronicled in Citizens United’s latest film, “The Hope and the Change.” The gut-wrenching thing about this preview is hearing the despair and the sense of hopelessness: they’re not seeing things get any better, and […]

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