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Is Hillary Clinton Stupid? Or Sabotaged?

Update: More evidence of what we write below emerges. Who’s to blame for the mess this election season? Why it’s useless, spent, powerless, Bill Clinton. That’s the not-too-subtle message from Obama Dimocrats in a fundraising email:

After President Clinton emailed you this morning to ask for help, we really thought we would be in a better place. But we aren’t. The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, and the other Republican outside groups are spending millions against us. It’s the biggest spending spree of any midterm election EVER. So big — it doesn’t even look like President Clinton’s email can dig us out of this hole. There is still time, though. Things are rough, but we’re not ready to accept defeat. If we can bring in 5O,OOO donations before tomorrow’s ad buy deadline, we can get back on track. Will you answer President Clinton’s call-to-action today?

Obama’s losses will be blamed on old and useless Bill and Hillary by Obama Dimocrats. Any defense of the stupidity of Hillary and Bill’s grab for Obama stink is hollow and not very well thought out. No one can provide a cost-benefit analysis that justifies this level of stupidity in which nothing is gained but much is put at risk.

Hill and Bill are being set up and are either too stupid to realize it, too out of practice for this new era, or have surrounded themselves with Obama lackey advisers. Maybe they have not learned one damn thing from 2008. Or maybe this is all part of a farewell tour because with a stupid strategy like we have seen thus far Hillary Clinton 2016 is not going anywhere if this stupidity continues.

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We promised “tough love”. Here’s some of it.

Can someone explain to us how in blazes Hillary helps Hillary Clinton 2016 with the few, yet one too many, campaign appearances in 2014? Will someone please explain the strategy? This situation reminds us more than anything of fear and loathing on the campaign trail 2007-2008.

We recall 2×4 Chuck Schumer (and Charlie Rangel, etc.) who pretended to be on board with Hillary but secretly prevented her from the needed attacks on Obama and who then secretly gave advice to the Obama campaign on how to defeat Hillary. We recall paid campaign operatives at the very top like Patti Solis Doyle who actively sabotaged Hillary in key states like Iowa (and later became a top source who provided key quotes for the pro-Obama anti-Hillary game-change book). Has Hillary learned anything?

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We continue to pound on the message that November 2014 should be only about Barack Obama and his failures of leadership which lead to more nails on his party’s coffin. Barack is Ebola Obama (no more faints, the public walks out on his speeches now) and that is why Michelle Obama is forced from her luxury vacation perch onto the luxury campaign trail to shill and vouch for people the name of which she does not even know. The rejection of Barack Obama and every single one of his policies should be the story of November 2014.

However, as we have noted Bill and Hillary Clinton are determined to grab some of the stink of failure for November 2014. We continue to warn them against what they are doing. The warnings come in some very tough language from us. Our warnings will get tougher.

There is nothing in the current stupid Hillary strategy to campaign for Obama rubber stamps under the guise of “Clinton Democrat” that benefits Hillary Clinton 2016. Nothing. There are however plenty of downsides.

The stories on election night 2014 should all be about the rejection of Barack Obama. But the Hillary and Bill stupid strategy is already the subject of political prognostication and extrapolation. This is a headline we should never have seen if not for a stupid strategy from Bill and Hill: 2014’s ‘Clinton Democrats’ crashing and burning:

For all the analysis which correctly notes that associating with President Barack Obama is no relief for Democrats running in 2014, particularly those in red states, it is those Democratic politicians running as “Clinton Democrats” who are watching their campaigns implode.

“Self-proclaimed Clinton Democrats are struggling this election cycle, and not even their powerful namesakes may be enough to save them,” The Hill reported on Sunday. “Both Bill and Hillary Clinton have tried to turn on their charms to help centrist Democrats in Kentucky and Arkansas. But as candidates in both states are slipping, help from the party’s preeminent power couple is falling short.”

The articles note that Kentucky Secretary of State Allion Grimes and Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor are emblazoning themselves with the Clinton crest in order to save themselves. When they lose, and they will, the election night articles will be about Hillary’s failure (and Bill’s failure) to move the needle and get votes.

How does this help Hillary Clinton 2016? What Hillary should do is stay home with the grandchild and keep her mouth shut. Let the party sink under its own corruptions. Then after the loss every party official will realize Obama is Ebola and they will seek the cure: Hillary Clinton 2016. Hillary then would be a way to escape the bad headlines and the bad memories of a disaster of an election night.

On election night 2014 Bill Clinton will be the headline loser in Arkansas. This won’t help Hillary Clinton 2016 either.

Some might mistakenly believe this excerpt is positive news for Hillary Clinton 2016:

It’s not pro-Clinton moderates, but Obama-backing progressives who are most likely to head to the polls despite anti-Democratic headwinds.

That analysis is based on some excellent PEW polls about the probable 2014 electorate. So why then are Hillary and Bill campaigning to get out sane “Clinton voters” when the only voters headed to the polls in 2014 are those that want to save their precious Barack Obama? Does any of this “strategy” make sense?

Maybe Bill Clinton thought if he campaigned in Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton would go nuts and attack him. But Tom Cotton has been entirely smart and responded to Bill Clinton in a really smart way which makes Bill appear like a dunce. Tom Cottom respected Bill Clinton and used Bill Clinton, like a foil, to attack:

To some of those voters, there’s a certain continuity between supporting the moderate Democrat Bill Clinton, beginning when he was first elected governor in 1978, and supporting Cotton today. In a state that has rapidly switched from blue to red, they believe they have stayed the same, while the Democratic Party has changed. So for a young, ambitious Republican politician, it might not be a good idea to attack the man so many Republican voters once supported. And indeed, in an interview on his campaign RV as it bounced along the bumpy roads of rural Arkansas, Cotton not only refrained from attacking Clinton, he went out of his way to compare Clinton’s legacy favorably to the record of President Obama. [snip]

“The facts and the Clinton legacy look a lot better in contrast to the Obama legacy,” Cotton replied. “I’m not concerned about Bill Clinton’s support for Mark Pryor. I’m worried about Mark Pryor’s support for Barack Obama.

See, no Monica, no attacks. Tom Cotton used Bill Clinton like a cigar against Mark Pryor.

Instead of a focus on Barack Obama and his many failures which lead to electoral defeat, Bill and Hillary Clinton are stealing some of the stink. Lot at the headline at The Hill:

‘Clinton Democrats’ falling flat [snip]

Both Bill and Hillary Clinton have tried to turn on their charms to help centrist Democrats in Kentucky and Arkansas. But as candidates in both states are slipping, help from the party’s preeminent power couple is falling short. [snip]

That raises questions not only for Hillary Clinton as she ponders a 2016 White House bid, but also for the Democratic Party as it finds itself increasingly unsuccessful in the Deep South and Appalachia.

Steal some more of that Ebola Obama stink Bill and Hill. That’s some real smart politicking.

Here’s the rationale for the stupid strategy:

Clinton allies and longtime observers of the 42nd president and his wife say that if anyone can make Southern states a battleground in 2016 – and at least force the GOP to use valuable resources to keep the South red – it’s Hillary Clinton.

There’s plenty of reason to believe the Clintons view the situation the same way. [snip]

These appearances are really the beginning of their campaign to redefine the Democratic Party in their own image, [to] a party that can carry states like this,” said Al Cross, a veteran journalist and University of Kentucky professor.

I think the Clintons believe they can carry Kentucky and I think that’s one reason why we’ll see them here again,” Cross added, also pointing to the Clintons’ longstanding friendship with Grimes’ father, Jerry Lundergan.

Clinton allies also insist that both Bill and Hillary have the sort of innate understanding of Southerners that has become increasingly rare within the Democratic Party. While more of the party’s base increasingly lives urban areas, they are among the few surrogates who can reach blue-collar and rural voters. [snip]

“You put a Democrat with 20 percent of the white vote in Mississippi and it becomes in play,” said Skip Rutherford, dean of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas and a longtime friend of the Clintons. [snip]

“I think she’s a good test case for how competitive the Democrats can be in the South, because she can pair her husband’s appeal in the more rural South and presumably draw support in the places where Obama did well,” Schaller said. “If she can’t start flipping states, then who is?“

Does any of that make sense? Prove how strong a candidate you will be in 2016 (against so far no opponent) by placing a losing bet on losers? That’s not very smart is it?

127 comments to Is Hillary Clinton Stupid? Or Sabotaged?

  • moononpluto

    Thanks Admin…..I do think she needs to stay home for the next 2 weeks but it aint happening……

    Here is what we said the last few days……Dems holding out hope for the AA vote to save them in 2 weeks.

    moononpluto
    October 20, 2014 at 5:42 am

    It is exactly 2 weeks until election Eve 2014……..

    What can we gather from the polls exactly 2 weeks out……..

    I expect this week to see the start of consolidation of pollsters on where the layout is happening and how big of a swing is going to happen,

    Dems seems to be expecting a black AA voter turnout to save them…….good luck with that, with a weakened useless Obama not even on the ticket or even visible, i reckon they sit this one out on a “can’t be bothered basis” and i think the win for the GOP is going to be bigger than expected.

    I read this weekend from a pollster saying “with low info voters, Dems have a 10 point lead”,but, “with voters intending to vote, GOP has a 12 point lead”……which one do you expect to turn out?.

    Certainly not the low info voter who frankly will probably not even realize there is an election happening.

    I expect to see movement and consolidation of voters to one side of the other, more paying attention now.

    Kentucky : Grimes is off the air in Kentucky…..she’s dead in the water……

    Georgia : Nunn needs a heavy Dem AA voter turnout…is that going to happen? Nope, don’t think so.

    Louisiana : Landrieu needs to cross the 50% line straight away…if not, she is dead in the water, no way she wins a 2 way run off.

    North Carolina is the same – Hagan is relying on the AA vote in NC to keep her afloat, they may just not bother.

    Alaska – I would say this seat is gone to GOP full stop.

    Montana – This one is gone to GOP too.

    Arkasas – Pryor is running not as bad as i thought, however, we all saw what happened with Blanche……..

    Colorado – Does UDall pull it out for a win, hard to say, could be a squeaker. If this is in any way a wave GOP vote, Udall is gone.

    Iowa – This is the one race that can tip either way really, nothing I can say about that.

    NH – Another one that can go either way but typically if this is a wave, Brown will win it …just.

    WV – Gone to GOP— Capito will win it handily.

    The push in certain races will be how does the house change, if you get push from the GOP in the house, this may well help push certain Sen cands over the line in states. Pollsters are expecting GOP gains in the house of up to 9 seats……does that help GOP, oh yes, yes it does.

  • moononpluto

    However, here comes an october surprise i suspect is going to whallop them between the eyes.

    moononpluto
    October 20, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Ooooh get your popcorn……

    Donna Brazile: ‘Voter fraud is a big ass lie’……. James O’Keefe: You’re ‘going to regret saying this’

    http://twitchy.com/2014/10/19/donna-brazile-voter-fraud-is-a-big-ass-lie-james-okeefe-youre-going-to-regret-saying-this/

    Is James O’Keefe’s next undercover video about to expose Democratic voter fraud? Could be.

    O’Keefe just tweeted this tease of his next project, writing that hacks like Donna Brazille and others who claim voter fraud isn’t happening will come to “regret” their words. Get the popcorn:

    Will O’Keefe deliver? If so, they’ll be a ton of regret to go around:

    Stay tuned…

    ……………………..

    Lets hope Lard ass gets her ass handed to her…..

  • moononpluto

    Looks like Scott went Nuclear for the last 2 weeks….

    youtu.be/YNLxRv9dxD8

    New FL Gov Scott ad: “if you liked the last 6 years of Barack Obama you’ll love the next 4 of Charlie Crist”

    ………………..

    Just about says it all…………..

  • Oh Goody a new post by Admin.
    And it is a doozy!!! 😀

  • The Clinton’s have Chelsea and baby in their corner. 🙂

    Slo Joe that is VP Biden has this. 😯

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tFuuXL0XRls

  • moononpluto

    Here is one muppet we need to be rid off….

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/20/the-ugly-truth-about-cory-booker-new-jersey-s-golden-boy.html?via=desktop&source=twitter

    The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy

    Corruption scandals. Skyrocketing crime. Abandoned allies. There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the rest of the country swoons.

  • moononpluto

    Foxy….question is….this is an arrestable offence…why was he not charged with a felony drug charge?

  • moononpluto

    If this was Mitt’s Son, he’d have been hauled up in front of a judge,jailed, labelled a miscreant of society and his father labelled the worst parent in the world……..but as its a Biden, hey ho nothing to see here.

  • The hypocrisy is alive and well. 😡

  • A new Word. 🙂

    “Earbola” the nauseous feeling that one feels after listening to a speech by Barack Obama. ~ Urban Dictionary

  • Grab it before it gets scrubbed.
    FBis marking this story as Spam. 👿

    Many attendees of an Obama campaign rally headed for the exits shortly after the president began speaking Sunday evening.

    Speaking at campaign rally in Maryland for Democratic candidate for governor Anthony Brown, Obama either ignored or didn’t notice the movement of attendees out of the event.

    The White House pool report described the mass exodus as “unusual” and one reporter present tweeted it was “weird.”

    Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason tweeted that the steam of rally attendees leaving early was “noticeable and noisy.”

    http://freebeacon.com/politics/rally-attendees-leave-event-after-obama-began-speaking/

  • moononpluto

    James O’Keefe ‏@JamesOKeefeIII 8m8 minutes ago

    Only time for 2-3 more election investigations. I went in Disguised as 45yo, this time people may lose their jobs

  • from a commenter at NQ. 🙁

    Ah … while $39,643,352 Worth of NIH Funding That Could Have Gone to the Ebola Vaccine, under the Obama administration the “Agency spent millions on Origami condoms, fat lesbians, texting drunks.”

  • Great Can’t wait to see this. 🙂

    moononpluto
    October 20, 2014 at 10:45 am

    James O’Keefe ‏@JamesOKeefeIII 8m8 minutes ago

    Only time for 2-3 more election investigations. I went in Disguised as 45yo, this time people may lose their jobs

  • admin

    MoonOnPluto, your analysis at 9:15 is very much along the lines we see. Iowa and NH are still “if” but still the numbers look good there for the GOP two weeks out.

    Michigan appears to be gone away from the GOP but Land still has ads up from independent groups so she is not 100% dead (as say Grimes is). The GOP committees have pulled out but the independent groups look to have a big commitment in Michigan so if a giant wave appears she might still win.

    Also the race that was dead for the GOP in Virginia is back to life. Stassel at the Wall Street Journal posted in a recent article why that race deserves some expenditures/attention. Now there is this:

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obamacare-debate-heats-virginia_816473.html

    The Obamacare Debate Heats Up in Virginia

  • admin

    The situation in Iowa:
    http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/joni-ernst-is-the-gop-s-breakout-star-the-democratic-machine-could-still-beat-her-20141019

    What the Republicans also have going for them this year is Ernst herself, a folksy state senator and lieutenant colonel in the Iowa National Guard who has emerged as one of the breakout stars of 2014. She burst through a crowded Senate GOP primary with an ad touting her farm-girl roots castrating hogs. “Let’s make them squeal!” she said of Washington spenders. The ad drew national attention (627,000 YouTube views and counting) and a deluge of donations.

    It hasn’t hurt that Ernst has a toothy grin and would be the first female combat veteran to serve in the Senate—”Mother. Soldier. Independent leader.” is plastered on her campaign RV. Or that she is running in the 2016 caucus-kickoff state—Republican presidential contenders have been tripping over themselves to fly into Iowa to help. Ernst hauled in $6 million in the third quarter, the most of any candidate in the country in any quarter this cycle.

    “She’s got momentum. She’s got charisma. But Democrats have great organization there,” former top Obama strategist David Axelrod said of the race on MSNBC earlier this month. “It’s really organization versus momentum and charisma, and we’ll see.”

    Left out of Axelrod’s analysis was Braley himself, one of the biggest Democratic disappointments of the cycle. (“David Axelrod is entitled to his opinion,” Braley told me during a stop in Des Moines. “But, look, his opinion is not going to turn out voters in Iowa.”) During last fall’s government shutdown, he complained, albeit half-jokingly, about the lack of towel service at the House gym. Braley stuck his foot in his mouth again earlier this year when he mocked the state’s popular senior senator, Republican Chuck Grassley, as a “farmer from Iowa who never went to law school.” A clip of that remark is playing on repeat in ads across Iowa.

    Most recent polls have shown Ernst narrowly ahead and her supporters more energized. She is more liked than disliked by Iowa voters, while Braley’s favorability rating is underwater in most surveys.

    But as the race enters the final two-week sprint, it’s clear that Ernst isn’t so much battling Braley. She’s battling the Democratic get-out-the-vote apparatus.

    Lots more at the link about Ernst and the political ground game in Iowa (with implications for all the 2014 elections).

  • admin

    Here’s one about Obama losing the women vote:

    http://www.politico.com/story/2014/10/senate-democrats-women-voters-2014-elections-112010.html

    Obama’s standing with women hurts Senate Dems

    Female voters powered President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in 2012, as Democrats leaned heavily on social issues to rally single women and suburban moms to the polls.

    But with two weeks until Election Day, the president’s diminished standing with women is quickly becoming one of the biggest liabilities facing Democrats as they struggle to hang onto the Senate majority.

    In battleground states across the country, Obama is underwater with female voters — especially women unaffiliated with a political party — and it’s making it harder for Democrats to take advantage of the gender gap, according to public polling and Democratic strategists.

    Already Democrats are taking a beating from men, who back Republicans over Democrats by double digits in most of the key Senate races. But to overcome that deficit, Democrats need to win over female voters by a wider margin in battleground states like Colorado, Iowa, Alaska, North Carolina and New Hampshire. That task that will be the primary focus of Democratic campaigns as they prepare an intensive voter-turnout operation.

    First, they must overcome the Obama factor. After defeating Mitt Romney by 11 points among women in 2012, the president has seen his approval rating drop sharply with females, particularly in the battleground states.

    In Alaska, for instance, Obama lost soundly in 2008 and 2012. But he’s only gone downhill from there, especially among female voters, only 29 percent of whom give him high marks. Obama’s unpopularity could be having a spillover effect on Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), who is fighting for his political life against Republican Dan Sullivan. In one recent CNN/ORC poll of likely voters, Begich was losing women to Sullivan by 7 points.

  • wbboei

    “The facts and the Clinton legacy look a lot better in contrast to the Obama legacy,” Cotton replied. “I’m not concerned about Bill Clinton’s support for Mark Pryor. I’m worried about Mark Pryor’s support for Barack Obama.“
    ————-
    Wow!

    This guy Cotton–he gets it.

    In 3 sentences, he honors Bill, disassociates Clinton from Obama, and pins Pryor to Obama and his legacy of failure.

    This is sound strategy in any state, obviously.

    But it is imperative in a state that twice elected Bill and launched his presidential career.

    The most obscene part of the past six years was watching the Obama’s minions shoot (literally in one case, figuratively in others)

    The Clinton loyalists in the Arkansas state party.

    It was no different than seeing the Ebola virus wipe out a village.

    Anyone who carries Obama’s water is inflicted with a disease which is fatal to this nation.

  • wbboei

    Here’s one about Obama losing the women vote
    ————-
    Yes.

    They thought he was a sugar daddy.

    Turns out he was, is, and will always be a pimp.

    And now everyone who is paying attention sees him for what he is.

    Time was he wore a Panama hat, a raccoon coat and was not stranger to illegal drugs.

    Today, he wears Saville Row attire, and is still no stranger to choom.

    Same book. Different cover.

  • wbboei

    Grease says they have–

    A great ground game in Iowa.

    For what?

    To market a failed brand??

    Branding is for cattle.

    Charisma and momentum trump a ground game.

    Because the ground game is no more effective than what it is selling.

    And all the dims have to sell is fear.

    When their party and their leader are seen as the source of that toxic emotion.

    They cannot afford to admit they have a toxic leader.

    Nor can big media, who has lost the credibility it once had.

  • wbboei

    I think the pimp theory goes a long ways to explaining Obama.

    First, it is no accident that affected that personna when he was at Occidental.

    There are pictures of that.

    Second, he elicits the same sort of awe from the ignornati that a pimp does.

    Fancy car, gauche actually, the raccoon coat, Panama hat, and thousands of selfies.

    The ignoranti who crave bread and circuses and identify with that schtick will fall in love with that image.

    Third, the behavior he exhibits toward the American People is condescending and at times abusive.

    They are supposed to work for him, and if they do not he will give them a tongue lashing–or worse.

    Just like a pimp.

  • totally disgusted

    Admin,
    The premise of your post is that the Clintons risk being associated with Obama’s failures by campaigning for centrist Democrats. The problem is that the truth will hurt them the most.
    The Clintons pimped for O to get him elected and Bill pimped for him TWICE. They have pimped for obamacare, an expensive raping of the middle class by insurance companies. They have supported amnesty for illegals.
    How could Hillary step away from not for profit healthcare for everyone? How can they not speak up for unemployed Americans?
    My husband has lost his job. I have just postponed a recheck from my hematologist because I can’t afford the bills…..not covered by my insurance with $6000. deductible. My town has been invaded by illegal immigrants from Central America bringing crime, doubling school taxes and stressing our healthcare system. We will be lucky if we can keep our home and are not forced to move to a cheaper part of the country…away from our children.
    Much as I admire Hillary’s intellect and work ethic, my vote will be up for grabs if the Repugs run someone excellent….just not much chance of that.

  • wbboei

    If you think I am wrong to prefer Grimes over McConnell, then take a look at this. Streiff calls it stunning. Stunning perhaps to those who were stunned at Obama and asked why does he not govern the way he campaigns. Stunning to anyone who does not know Mitch personally, understand how he operates, his wife’s connections to multi national business–in short, stunning to anyone who has not done their homework. Bottom line: an elitist, not on the side of the American People. The only thing we have in common is he liked the pictures of the golfer which hang in my bathroom. I liked the legend, the golf swing and the man. Mitch? He is not a golfer. What he liked was the camel cigarette which Hogan was smoking as he studied the postage stamp green and surrounding bunker, courtesy of photographer Jules Alexander. Tiger is like Hogan. So was Nicklaus. Those were the giants. And all of them smoked, which is all it would take to impress Mitch.

    ———-
    Mitch McConnell: I stand with Obama on Ebola

    In a stunning interview, Senate minority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)See Full Scorecard68% took the side of Barack Obama over that of most of his caucus on the subject of managing Ebola, ignoring both the administration’s ineptitude and basic principles of epidemiology.

    Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)68% (R-Ky.) thinks the United States should heed expert advice on whether to impose flight restrictions on Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa, contrary to what some lawmakers in his party have been saying for weeks.

  • wbboei

    From now on, we must observe the cannons of political correctness.

    We must stop calling pimps, pimps.

    We must start calling them Obamas.

  • wbboei

    If he (McConnell) throws his colleagues under the bus on something this obvious, in what can only be interpreted as a peace offering to Obama, then he will lead the Senate in a way that is indistinguishable from Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)11%.

    Ya think?

    Isn’t that exactly what I have been saying from day 1:

    He is the quintessential RINO.
    ———
    (continued from above)

    In this interview, McConnell manages to accurately parrot everyone of the administration’s talking points. Even the stupid ones:

    “The way we’re going to reduce risk to Americans is to do the steps of protection and stop Ebola at the source in Africa,” he said. “If we do things that unintentionally make it harder to get that response in, to get supplies in,” it will “become much harder to stop the outbreak at the source.”

    I suppose a big-brain guy like McConnell sees “stop[ping] Ebola at the source” as being compatible with a free-flow of travel from Africa despite the extensive travel bans put in place by other countries.

    McConnell’s call to listen to the CDC on this issue makes no sense when one considers the lack of candor, utter incompetence, and shameless dishonesty the CDC has exhibited so far. In fact, at every step along the way the CDC has failed America. The travel ban, now derided by McConnell, would have prevented Michael Eric Duncan from ever bringing Ebola to the United States.

    In the big scheme of things, this statement by McConnell bodes ill if he becomes Senate Majority Leader. If he throws his colleagues under the bus on something this obvious, in what can only be interpreted as a peace offering to Obama, then he will lead the Senate in a way that is indistinguishable from Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)11%.

    http://www.redstate.com/2014/10/20/mitch-mcconnell-stand-obama-ebola/

  • moononpluto

    Hehe, hilarious.

    http://twitchy.com/2014/10/19/mocktastic-sunday-night-funnies-whats-your-reasontoexitanobamaspeech/

    Mocktastic Sunday-night funnies: What’s your #ReasonToExitAnObamaSpeech?

    ……………….

    I might catch Ebola from shit coming out of his mouth #ReasonToExitAnObamaSpeech

  • moononpluto

    Sen. Udall has lost the plot…..

    Dem Sen. Udall Jokes About Being ‘Brain Dead’ in Super Awkward Interview

    http://www.mediaite.com/tv/dem-sen-udall-jokes-about-being-brain-dead-in-super-awkward-interview/

    Has Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) given up? Colorado is one of the few states that remains in the toss-up column heading into next month’s midterm elections and could play a role in determining which party controls the Senate, but judging by this interview Senator Udall gave to Denver’s ABC 7 News over the weekend, he may not have much more fight in him.

    Udall answered a series of ten questions, answers to some of which came more easily than others. For instance, when asked whether the Affordable Care Act should be repealed, the senator quickly said “no.”

    The first clue that something was up came when his response to “Is Common Core good or bad for Colorado students?” was “Yes.”

    But things really went off the rails when Udall was asked to name the three most influential books he’s ever read along with the last song he listened to. He quickly came up with Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy, but then, after a lengthy pause, he appeared to be stumped.

    “We can play this over, right, I mean re-tape this?” Udall asked the interviewer, perhaps not realizing that the clip would go out as-is. “I’m brain dead today,” he admitted after failing to come up with the last song he listened to.

    Realizing his mistake, Udall finally got it together and finished answering the probing questions.

    According to various polls, Udall is currently trailing Republican challenger Cory Gardner by anywhere from one to three points. The New York Times’ Upshot model gives him just a 32% chance of keeping his seat. All this means Udall is going to have to shake off that “brain dead” feeling over the next two weeks if he wants to stay in the game.

    Watch video below, via ABC 7 News:

  • moononpluto

    LOL : Vulnerable senator runs from Obama: ‘If you’re mad at Obama, he’ll be gone in two years’

    Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is ratcheting up his anti-White House rhetoric, seeking to put more distance between himself and President Obama’s high disapproval rating in his state. “I think people are disappointed with the president and frustrated,” Begich said in a Politico report published Sunday. “I’m making sure people understand that if you are mad at Obama, he will be gone in two. If you care about Alaska, I’m here for six. When I tell people that, I remind them, they get it,” he added. Begich is scrambling to fend of his Republican challenger, former Attorney General Dan Sullivan.

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/vulnerable-senator-runs-from-obama-if-youre-mad-at-obama-hell-be-gone-in-two-years/article/2555024

  • moononpluto

    The sad end of the Wendy Davis campaign.

    This is her latest ad……

    Here’s what’s at stake in this election. Vote today. pic.twitter.com/SRB2dQWf2j

    ……………………

    Ughhhh…. Abbott’s wife is Hispanic……i swear, Wendy Davis is thicker than pig shit in a slurry tank…..

  • Shadowfax

    Personally, I don’t think Bill and Hillary’s trying to help save some self proclaimed ‘Clinton’ Dims from going off the cliff is going to reflect poorly to many Democratic voters. Might the Rethugs try and squeal negative remarks about the loosing Clintons? Probably, but squealing is the only thing they know how to do.

    I would be concerned if the Clinton’s didn’t try and help some of their supporters. The candidates did have funding pulled back by the DNC and left out to dry by their party. I think Hillary would get more flack by just hiding until after the elections, then expecting those voters and candidates to help her if she runs.

    One big difference between now and 2008, Baracko the first-half-black-genus-of-the-planet is not running against Hillary. And no, Wigwam woman is not going to replace Hillary in the primary.

  • moononpluto

    I thought it was a joke….turns out its not….perhaps your opening line should be “we are compltely out of ideas”

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/democrats-we-are-completely-out-ideas_816513.html

    The Democrats “are completely out of ideas.” That line isn’t from the head of the Republican National Committee; it’s what the Democrats are saying in their latest fundraising pitch.

    “We are completely out of ideas,” reads the opening of an email from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

    After President Clinton emailed you this morning to ask for help, we really thought we would be in a better place.But we aren’t. The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, and the other Republican outside groups are spending millions against us. It’s the biggest spending spree of any midterm election EVER. So big — it doesn’t even look like President Clinton’s email can dig us out of this hole.There is still time, though. Things are rough, but we’re not ready to accept defeat. If we can bring in 5O,OOO donations before tomorrow’s ad buy deadline, we can get back on track. Will you answer President Clinton’s call-to-action today?

    Next the DCCC suggests a $5 donation.

    …………………

    O.M.G.! This is ridiculous and i hope Bill rips them a new arsehole over this….deliberate?

  • moononpluto

    You will notice……Stinky’s name is nowhere to be seen…….however Bill’s is plastered all over it.

  • moononpluto

    WTF is Wendy Davis on….now she’s slamming Abbott about “Dildo’s

    http://twitchy.com/2014/10/20/keep-digging-wendy-tapped-out-team-davis-reduced-to-playing-the-dildo-card/

    …………

    This is just surreal.

  • moononpluto

    I’m just jawdropped, if there was ever a campaign that jumped the shark, its this…

    Abortion, shaming cripples,his wife, interacial marriages and now sex aids……..

    Why won’t wheelchair KKK Grand Kleagle Greg Abbott stop beating interracial couples to death with his racist dildo?

    ………………………..

    Is this some sort of parallel universe……

  • moononpluto

    ahead of schedule, Dems now saying Dems will use reconciliation and that the 60 vote threshold should be sacred…..

    http://front.moveon.org/reconciliation/#.VEV_08nHmUm

    …………………….

    Excuse the fuck me………

  • Lu4PUMA

    The CDC’s temperature threshold for flying was 101.5 Degrees. That is why the Ebola infected nurse got on a commercial airliner and flew back and forth to from Texas to Ohio. Apparently they are lowering the threshold to 100.4 degrees.

    That did not stopping the CDC from condemning Vinson for flying at 99.5 degrees.

    Is there anyone who the Obola thugs will not throw under the bus?

  • Shadowfax

    Well, ain’t this just damn peachy…

    Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun.

    Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge” scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.”

    The request for proposals says the agency will need a minimum of four million cards per year. In the “surge,” scenario in 2016, the agency would need an additional five million cards – more than double the baseline annual amount for a total of 9 million.

    “The guaranteed minimum for each ordering period is 4,000,000 cards. The estimated maximum for the entire contract is 34,000,000 cards,” the document says.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/10/19/Exclusive-Obama-Admin-Quietly-Prepares-Surge-Of-Millions-Of-Immigrant-IDs

  • Shadowfax

    Pharmaceutical companies racing to develop Ebola vaccine

    Synthetic DNA to make a vaccine, only has been tested on animals so far.

    http://video.foxnews.com/v/3849677626001/pharmaceutical-companies-racing-to-develop-ebola-vaccine/#sp=show-clips

  • moononpluto

    Ha he has no clue, threw them all under the bus just now….

    Obama on Dems Running Away from Him: ‘These Are All Folks Who Vote With Me’

    They have supported my agenda in Congress. … These are folks who are strong allies and supporters of me.’

    …………………

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obama-dems-running-away-him-these-are-all-folks-who-vote-me_816522.html

    …………………..

    He just screwed them all, tied them all to him like an albatross.

  • dot48

    Well I never thought the Clintons were stupid so there must surely be something else at play. All I heard in the 90s was about the incredible Clinton Machine .. was it just a myth? Or was Bill Clinton so good that the media had to “make up” a machine? He surely has some in put on what is going on now with his legacy and his reputation. I don’t understand, but I never understood in 08 either how people could call him racists and have so many in the public who actually fell for it.

    Obama has been the worst thing that EVER happened to this country.

    Moochelle has even made birthday parties for the little kids a thing of the past and LOOK at the damn menu in the school her kids go to

    The both make me want to PUKE.

    2016 can’t come fast enough. We tried to tell people.

  • Lu4PUMA

    My Briggs-Meyers Personality Type is INTJ. And guess what? So is Hillary Clinton’s.

    http://www.truity.com/personality-type/INTJ

  • Lu4PUMA

    Speaking as an INTJ, what I think HRC is doing right now is what she sees as the right thing. She has not announced her candidacy for several reasons. The first being strategy. The second being that she has not made up her mind and if she cannot get there doing the right thing, then she is not going.

    I also suspect that she underestimated how toxic Obola has become. Not that she did not know him but she did not know how everyone else so suddenly has realized it.

  • wbboei

    Admin: I agree with your analysis, but there is another way to look at this, so just hear me out.

    Big media and the dimocrats have set Hillary up so that she is damned if she does not campaign for candidates, and damned if she does. I would like to think she can walk away from this election and let Obama twist in the wind. But if she does that, then big media will accuse her of abandoning the party. That, in turn, will be harder for her to garner the support she needs for 2016.

    So what she and Bill are doing is putting in selective appearances in places where she cannot be blamed if the candidate loses. In Grimes case, the battle was lost due to self inflicted errors before she went in. Therefore all big media can say is that even the Clinton magic cannot save her. Compare that to West Virginia where the candidate is in a tight race, in a state which Hillary won 69 to 26 percent in 2008. Thus far, she has not agreed to go in there, and that is because if that candidate loses, which is likely at this point, it will be easier for big media to blame Hillary. I do not think she would go into Georgia, if it were not for the fact that that state is turning from red to blue, and the candidate’s father was most likely a friend.

    I have this discussion with friends who are in the business. They claim it is not them, but the rigors of the 24/7 news cycle which is to blame. I do not buy this. An honest reporter takes the facts as he finds them. Big media does not. They either censor them, invent them or inflate them to serve a narrative. The decide on the narrative and report only those facts that support it. This is not journalism. It is the antithesis of journalism. And it blinds people to the facts they need to have in order to make sound political decisions. The heads of big media and the talking heads have no honor and no respect for this nation. And it is because of them that we have in this nation a house divided. And a house divided cannot stand. The only respectable news organization is FOX. They stand separate and apart from the whore house which the rest of them are running—Zucker, Moons, Rhoades, the entire lot of them. They are men with no honor. A far cry from General Sarnoff.

  • wbboei

    Pharmaceutical companies racing to develop Ebola vaccine
    ————-
    Perhaps Obama will volunteer to be a subject.

    A lab rat is a terrible thing to waste.

    Especially when you have a real rat who has burrowed his way into the Peoples House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

  • dot48

    West Virginia is NOT going to be won a Democrat. We voted for Hillary but we DID NOT vote for Obummer. We voted for Romney but we won’t be supporting Natalie Tennent, the Obummer ass kissing double talker.

    Rahall is having a difficult time as well because he kisses Obama’s ass too and double speaks to coal country who put him there all this time.

    WV will turn to Hillary again ..well Southern parts will I’m most sure. Coal is being GUTTED. We are poor here and we are having it hard.

  • wbboei

    moononpluto
    October 20, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    Obama on Dems Running Away from Him: ‘These Are All Folks Who Vote With Me’

    ————–
    They ask for a life ring and he throws them an anchor.

    He sees them abandoning him—just like his father did.

    And he has to make up a whopper of an excuse.

    He cannot handle rejection.

    Moreover, he is a narcissist.

    As such, he must be the bride at every wedding

    And the corpse at every funeral.

  • wbboei

    Natalie Tennent, the Obummer ass kissing double talker.
    ————-
    Another reason why Hillary will not campaign for her.

  • S

    Oscar de la Renta dies…

    …he was Hill’s fav and had just done Amal’s wedding dress…

    http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/fashion-icon-oscar-de-la-renta-dies-82/story?id=26332287

  • wbboei

    Holder has crossed too many people. At some point, he is likely to meet his Waterloo. The funny thing is, when you are in the position he was in, and abusing his power, and trying at all times to be one step ahead of the law, you assume that if you make it to the finish line without getting thrown in jail, then you are out of the woods. In retirement, or whatever he does next, the consequences of his vile abuse of power will haunt him more than he realizes. I can think of no better example of this than the actress Jane Fonda, whose indiscretions during the Viet Nam war, haunt her to this day. When you betray your nation, as she did back then, and as Eric Holder has done in his official role, there will always be consequences. Some of them are foreseeable and others will catch you by surprise.

  • VotingHillary

    That rally over the weekend where folks left early as Obama spoke……..well, let the spin begin! *wbboei, I am giving advance warning, don’t watch this or your head may explode at the media’s BS.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbyeVJl5p4E

  • Tony Stark

    foxyladi14
    October 20, 2014 at 4:56 pm
    —————————————-
    I’m blind!!! Why did I look at that!!!!

  • gonzotx

    Hillary, I do think is between a rock and a hard place, but much of that is her refusal, in large, to separate from toxic ebola.

    This is where her over calculations will not serve her well.

  • moononpluto

    Well he always said he was a lazy bastard…he proved it in the last 6 years and then said this last night….

    Obama: “there’s still junk on my desk, including some unpaid bills—I think eventually they got paid—but they’re sort of stacked up.”

    …………………

    Just what you need running the world economy….a slacker.

  • jeswezey

    Back from 10 days of vacation (Vietnam), I’ve had to catch up on a full half-dozen of admin’s brilliant posts, including two that speak at length about the racist Allison Lundergan Grimes. I also missed Hillary’s visit to the Grimes campaign. It can be viewed at:

    http://new.livestream.com/accounts/6856181/Hillary

    The first part is all music and the speeches begin about half-way through. Grimes comes on about 60% through and makes a very good presentation, clearly claiming to be a “Clinton Democrat” and gives a number of proofs of it. HRC comes on at 1 h 33 for half an hour. The recording isn’t very good – a lot of technical glitches and gaps.

    The consensus here at H44 seems to be that this will harm HRC in the longer run because Grimes will lose and that HRC is there (and WJC will be too) just for political payback. JUST for political payback? And just why else would HRC support a known, successful and ambitious Clinton Democrat?

    So this is a “stupid move” for HRC?

    HRC says, “More than any other race in the country, this race in Kentucky is a referendum on the future,” and gives example after example of how McConnell stands for reactionary support for the uber-rich and for the mindless political gridlock in DC.

    Both Grimes and HRC spell out their support for the PPACA.

    wbboei claims that McConnell is not weak but corrupt. I don’t know how you can be corrupt without being weak (witness Obola). But whatever, I want McConnell to go down and I’m doing what I can to make sure that happens.

    But it’s not just negativity about McConnell or the stupid Republicans as a whole. It’s also because:

    (i) Grimes is a really smart ditz with all the right talking points.

    (ii) She engaged in a debate with McConnell and slaughtered him.

    (iii) She has conducted a successful grassroots campaign thus far.

    (iv) McConnell has outspent Grimes 5 to 1 with Koch money and Rove PACs flooding the airwaves with the negative attack ads Republicans love; but these have apparently backfired because, despite the polls you people are looking at, Grimes has surged forward and is within striking distance of a win.

    (v) the help of HRC and WJC will be critical in this home stretch and, imo, will put Grimes over the top.

  • jeswezey

    Prove how strong a candidate you will be in 2016 (against so far no opponent) by placing a losing bet on losers? That’s not very smart is it?

    Smart or not, it’s the right thing to do and the only thing to do.

    We continue to pound on the message that November 2014 should be only about Barack Obama and his failures of leadership which lead to more nails on his party’s coffin.

    This message is giving me a pounding headache.

    Obama is only half to blame for the dysfunction in DC. The other half of the blame goes to the Republicans.

    You want this election to be all about Obama even though he isn’t on the ballot. But the Republicans are on the ballot and you want them to win – to be rewarded for their stupidity, cupidity and contribution to the dysfunctional government.

    That’s not very smart, is it?

  • Tony Stark
    October 21, 2014 at 1:47 am

    foxyladi14
    October 20, 2014 at 4:56 pm
    —————————————-
    I’m blind!!! Why did I look at that!!!!

    _______________________

    My sincerest apologies to all that clicked.
    There should have been a Eye bleach warning 😆

  • jeswezey

    About the Clintons’ participation in the 2014 election cycle, there is this notable quote from The Hill.

    http://thehill.com/opinion/columnists/220410-ab-stoddard-clintons-calculus

    First, the writer (A.B. Stoddard) points out what seems to support admin’s analysis of the situation:

    … it’s not clear that sticking her neck out to save Sen. Mary Landrieu and/or Michelle Nunn will help Clinton much. Should Democrats hold on to a one- or two-seat majority, the former secretary of State would have to spend the next two years defending Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It would be far better for her campaign to run against a crazy, obstructionist, overreaching GOP Congress.

    But there are the words of HRC herself in the Hard Choices that so few of us seem inclined to read, when she says of her failures, “Sometimes, it’s best to get caught trying.” I am absolutely sure that this is precisely the attitude she (and Bill) have with regard to this election cycle: They will do their best for those who want their help.

    If their ponies fail, even under the Clinton banner, we will have a totally Republican congress and total misery for the next two years, during which HRC can ply the country clamoring, “I told you so!” and hammering home her plans for a better America.

    If their ponies win, the Dems keep the Senate and the government will still be dysfunctional for the next two years but the blame for the dysfunction will still lie with Obama and the Republicans. HRC doesn’t have to defend Obama, or Reid, and certainly not the Republicans.

    In any event, Stoddard ends with:

    For such a calculating and calculated politician, the volatility of the next three months will challenge Clinton’s best-laid plans. Of course it’s exactly what she will need to expect, should she ever become president. The unexpected gives you the presidency you get, and never the one you want. Just ask Obama.

  • jeswezey

    wbboei October 20, 2014 at 9:35 pm
    Admin: I agree with your analysis, but there is another way to look at this, so just hear me out.

    Big media and the dimocrats have set Hillary up so that she is damned if she does not campaign for candidates, and damned if she does. I would like to think she can walk away from this election and let Obama twist in the wind. But if she does that, then big media will accuse her of abandoning the party. That, in turn, will be harder for her to garner the support she needs for 2016.

    Yes, I agree with you almost entirely here. This idea that HRC can just twiddle her thumbs and thereby do Obama in is just wishful thinking. It can’t happen that way in politics, and the media you berate are part of the political game.

    And not only would the media knock her badly for playing the cynical game admin suggests, but many of her strongest backers would be sorely disappointed that she coyly stepped out of the arena just when the finest gladiators were needed.

    It would be treachery and cowardice on the part of HRC. Neither she nor any other stand-up politician plays the game that way.

    Besides, making Clinton Democrats or even reformed Dimocrats pay the price of Obama’s failures and the Republicans obstructionism would be downright stupid.

    gonzotx aptly says that HRC is between a rock and a hard place. That’s true, but it’s another Hard Choice she has made and I support her fully in what she is doing. I’m not about to ask myself “Is Hillary Clinton stupid? Or Sabotaged?” The situation is what it is, and she’s handling it the way she should.

    The Republicans have been doing nothing constructive for the last six years. We do not owe them a win this year to reward their do-nothing obstructionism. If we follow admin’s advice and make this election all about Obama and only Obama, we must punish these awful Dimocrats for supporting him in the past, and so on, then we let the election fall into the laps of do-nothing reactionary Republicans. I’m not buying it.

  • jeswezey

    Lu4PUMA October 20, 2014 at 8:29 pm
    … What I think HRC is doing right now is what she sees as the right thing… her candidacy … if she cannot get there doing the right thing, then she is not going.

    I’m going through the thread from bottom up, so I got to wbboei’s post before yours. I agree with you entirely here.

    I also suspect that she underestimated how toxic Obola has become. Not that she did not know him but she did not know how everyone else so suddenly has realized it.

    I think the Clintons are well aware of the Obola phenomenon, but I still don’t see her taking advantage of it politically — I mean, by dissing Obama in public just for her own political advantage. Call her stupid if you will, or sabotaged, but I just don’t think she’ll do it. Imo, we have grown used to having a treacherous clown in the White House and don’t remember what it’s like to have an adult politician running her own show. Obola is a treacherous boob, so we expect treachery and boobery from HRC? No, let’s look for something better….

  • jeswezey

    Going backwards up the thread, I come to:

    Shadowfax October 20, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Personally, I don’t think Bill and Hillary’s trying to help save some self proclaimed ‘Clinton’ Dims from going off the cliff is going to reflect poorly to many Democratic voters. Might the Rethugs try and squeal negative remarks about the loosing Clintons? Probably, but squealing is the only thing they know how to do.

    I would be concerned if the Clinton’s didn’t try and help some of their supporters. The candidates did have funding pulled back by the DNC and left out to dry by their party. I think Hillary would get more flack by just hiding until after the elections, then expecting those voters and candidates to help her if she runs.

    You hit it right on the nose, I’m with you in all of your remarks, especially the last one. Imagine the negative vibes she would get in 2015-16 if she shied away from this crucial election !!!!!

  • freespirit

    Jes, I’m not a Republican (although I have voted for one or two since 2008), and I disagree with them on many issues. That said, in my opinion, your ongoing, repeatedly expressed disdain for any and all things Republican diminishes the validity of some of your argument(s).

    For example:

    “The Republicans have been doing nothing constructive for the last six years. We do not owe them a win this year to reward their do-nothing obstructionism. If we follow admin’s advice and make this election all about Obama and only Obama, we must punish these awful Dimocrats for supporting him in the past, and so on, then we let the election fall into the laps of do-nothing reactionary Republicans. I’m not buying it.”
    ________________

    For the first two years of Obama’s admin, Democrats were in control of the House and Senate. The Pubs had little power to be terribly “constructive”. Obama and the Dims presented us with the un-stimulating “Stimulus” during those first two years. Shortly thereafter, they gifted us with ACA I know you approve of O’care, but most people in this country don’t. Even more will disapprove of it after November15, when the cost to individuals and families will increase.

    In addition to the above, the Dims have either approved of Obama’s actions or have remained silent in their disapproval, as he has demonstrated incompetence and issued edicts that placed this country’s interests at risk. Do the Democrats deserve re-election? Should they not be held accountable? Should people vote for Democrats solely because they’re not Republicans? Your answer to those questions will differ from mine.

    I don’t think a damn Democrat in the Senate or House deserves reelection.

  • Freespirit said

    I don’t think a damn Democrat in the Senate or House deserves reelection.
    _________________________________

    I agree and also may I add the same applies to the Republicans. 😡

  • wbboei

    I think the Clintons are well aware of the Obola phenomenon, but I still don’t see her taking advantage of it politically — I mean, by dissing Obama in public just for her own political advantage. Call her stupid if you will, or sabotaged, but I just don’t think she’ll do
    ————-
    Well, if that is the case then it is a character flaw.

    If you do not speak out against someone who is destroying the party and the nation, then there is something wrong.

    Integrity requires that you say not only what you are for, but what you are against.

    It takes zero courage to cast aspersions on the other party, the party of stupid.

    But if you are a leader, you must have the courage to tell your own people when they are wrong.

  • wbboei

    You must declare what you are against, as well as what you are for.

    And that means you must also speak truth to your own party, rather than living a lie.

    Even Kruschev understood that much when he condemned Stalin.

    And so did Gorbuchav.

    Like them or not, both of them were leaders.

    A failure to do that–to speak out on behalf of the people of this country, and to be too invested in your party to tell them when they are wrong is not the hallmark of a leader.

    It is a form of cowardice.

    Personally, I find it indefensible.

  • wbboei

    foxyladi14
    October 21, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Freespirit said

    I don’t think a damn Democrat in the Senate or House deserves reelection.
    _________________________________

    I agree and also may I add the same applies to the Republicans. 😡

    —————-
    Including Trey Gowdy???????

  • wbboei

    If a leader fails to tell his own party when they are wrong

    Then he forfeits any legitimate claim to leadership

    And becomes nothing more than an apparatchik

    Which is a Russian word for: “agent of the apparatus”

  • wbboei

    An apparatchik serves the party, not the people.

    It is Kafkaesque.

    Likewise, it is Orwellian.

  • wbboei

    The Obama cabinet is a gaggle of apparatchiks.

    So are the judges he has appointed to the bench.

  • wbboei

    This tactic will work.

    The reason it will work is because it makes a desperate appeal to an unsophisticated demographic who is motivated by free goodies and things that go bump in the night.

    So enough of this business that they voters will never buy it.

    Single women and non-whites will buy it lock, stock and barrel.

    Hell, it even works when the RINO does it to his own base.

    So lets get realistic here for a change.

    Let’s not assume that the electorate is one wit smarter than they are.

    They are dumber than owl shit.

    And if you are a consultant, and understand that much, then the world is your oyster.

    There is a stupidity in the average voter, against which it is vain to repine.

    God knows I have tried–and it is no sale.

    Abortion Barbie may not get away with it, but Hagen will.

    Because big media–like CNN who does 1 hours specials on racism, and NBC who turns a Mexican-American into a white Hispanic to promote their own fantasy of a lynching of an innocent, and AP who convicts a white police officer defending his life against a lethal assault by a black thug, and CBS who has a black out of reportage on black on white crime statistics, all march to the same drum.

    And the real kicker in all this is their motive. It is not racial justice, it is not even to sell newspapers, it is to protect the elites that elite media is there to protect from the core realization that it is not racial inequality but economic inequality that is the root of the problem. By dwelling as they do on racial issues, they divide and conquer the electorate. Tom Sowell, and Ben Carson, two men I admire above all others are black. They speak the truth but big media does not listen. And by the way, a black radical set me straight on this issue when I was in law school. Blacks and whites alike are all just buffalo soldiers doing the bidding of the elites. Damned if he wasn’t right.

    ————-
    Subtle: Pro-Kay Hagan fliers warns GOP victory with lynching images

    posted at 10:01 am on October 21, 2014 by Noah Rothman

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    Once is an isolated incident, but twice is something else entirely. Less than 24-hours after the rapidly imploding Wendy Davis campaign in Texas warned that the interracially married Greg Abbott may just try to ban interracial marriage as governor, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) supporters in North Carolina are also engaging in a bit of inelegant race-baiting.

    The North Carolina-based Fayetteville Observer reported on Monday that churchgoers in Cumberland County were appalled on Sunday when they were treated to an image of a Jim Crow-era lynching on a flyer warning of what may occur if Republicans take control of the Senate.

    The front of the flier blares: “Kay Hagan doesn’t win! Obama’s impeachment will begin! Vote in 2014.”

    The words are superimposed over a grainy reproduction of a photograph of what appears to be a lynching.

    Someone tucked the flier under McNair’s windshield wiper while her car was parked at her church, Kingdom Impact Global Ministries on Murchison Road.

    “My daughter said, ‘Mom, look in the background. They’re lynching somebody.’ It’s the lynching of an African-American man,” McNair said.

    At the bottom, the flier reads, “Not endorsed by any candidate. Paid for by Concerned Citizens of Cumberland County.” No contact information for the group was on the flier.

    This, via The Daily Caller, is an image of one of the disturbing fliers:

    lynching

    Fortunately, according to a local NAACP representative, likening the unlikely impeachment of the president to a time when African-Americans were systematically murdered by white mobs is not racist. “That’s what the community feels,” said Fayetteville NAACP branch president Jimmy Buxton.

    This is the kind of cheap desperation that would set every MSNBC anchor’s hair on fire and dominate the nightly newscasts if it were embraced by a Republican candidate’s allies. At the very least, if Hagan were a Republican, the media would press her to denounce her supporter’s tactics until she buckled. But beyond being baseless provocation, both this message and Davis’s attempt to get you to believe Abbott will somehow overturn Loving v. Virginia are just insultingly dumb.

    There is something of a bias in American culture to not want to hurt people’s feelings, but some feelings deserve being hurt. If you believe that a Republican Senate majority will lead to the return of Jim Crow, or that Greg Abbott could ban interracial marriage if he wanted to, you are unschooled, do not possess even a rudimentary understanding of history or civics, you are either hopelessly gullible or pathologically paranoid.

    It is difficult to imagine this manner of attack gaining much traction because the baseline level of stupidity or childlike naïveté one must suffer from in order to buy into them is simply difficult for most to maintain. There are certainly a few takers, but attacks like these almost always backfire. It is a rather dimwitted strategy to launch a political assault so likely to boomerang on the attacker, but that would also explain why they might think their audience to be as thick as they are.

    It is a mark of maturity to avoid insulting others unnecessarily, even if they arguably deserve it. There are, however, some activities that deserve shaming. The claims above are truly shameful, and the public will be best served if these and other offensive tactics are called out for what they are.

  • admin

    Update: More evidence of what we write below emerges. Who’s to blame for the mess this election season? Why it’s useless, spent, powerless, Bill Clinton. That’s the not-too-subtle message from Obama Dimocrats in a fundraising email:

    After President Clinton emailed you this morning to ask for help, we really thought we would be in a better place. But we aren’t. The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, and the other Republican outside groups are spending millions against us. It’s the biggest spending spree of any midterm election EVER. So big — it doesn’t even look like President Clinton’s email can dig us out of this hole. There is still time, though. Things are rough, but we’re not ready to accept defeat. If we can bring in 5O,OOO donations before tomorrow’s ad buy deadline, we can get back on track. Will you answer President Clinton’s call-to-action today?

    Obama’s losses will be blamed on old and useless Bill and Hillary by Obama Dimocrats. Any defense of the stupidity of Hillary and Bill’s grab for Obama stink is hollow and not very well thought out. No one can provide a cost-benefit analysis that justifies this level of stupidity in which nothing is gained but much is put at risk.

    Hill and Bill are being set up and are either too stupid to realize it, too out of practice for this new era, or have surrounded themselves with Obama lackey advisers. Maybe they have not learned one damn thing from 2008. Or maybe this is all part of a farewell tour because with a stupid strategy like we have seen thus far Hillary Clinton 2016 is not going anywhere if this stupidity continues.

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  • foxyladi14
    October 21, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Freespirit said

    I don’t think a damn Democrat in the Senate or House deserves reelection.
    _________________________________

    I agree and also may I add the same applies to the Republicans. 😡

    —————-
    Including Trey Gowdy???????

    _______________________________

    Wellll!!!!!!!!! maybe we should keep him 🙂

  • For those wondering how President Obama’s ego could handle the scope of Democrat candidates who are trying to distance themselves from him and his consequential policies, the answer has been found.

    Yesterday in a recorded interview with White House advisor, MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, President Obama made it crystal clear that every candidate seeking such distance was, in actuality, 100% in alignment with him in all policy positions:

    …”The bottom line is though, these are all folks who vote with me, they support my agenda”

    http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/10/21/president-obamas-ego-targets-democrats-trying-to-gain-distance/

  • wbboei

    Admin: just to be clear, I do agree with you. The alternative explanation I offered is unconvincing even to me. Big media has put Hillary and Bill in a no win position. But the lesser evil would be to sit this one out. One of the things you learn in the Navy is when a ship goes down, if the crew hopes to survive, it must swim as far away from the ship as possible, because if they do not then the undercurrent will drag them down with the ship. The irony here is that Obama is not campaigning for the Dims but Bill and Hillary are. Therefore, big media has got them exactly where they want them–and can blame them and exonerate Obama for this loss. And the public will believe every word of what they print, and the talking heads for big media will say, as they are already doing, that the Clintons are responsible for the loss, and not Obama’s policies. That is how this thing will go down. And big media is already sharpening its knives and moving in for the kill. This is like a train wreck in slow motion/

  • admin

    Wbboei, the very simple solution for Hillary is to stay home and shut up.

    It’s really a very simple cost/benefit analysis:

    Costs to Hillary Clinton 2016 of Hillary campaigning = Many.
    Benefits for Hillary Clinton 2016 of Hillary campaigning = None

    When Big Media batters Hillary/Bill on/after election night (as the latest DSCC emails demonstrate Obama Dimocrats will do) Hillary and Bill will deserve the beating. Hillary and Bill are responsible for what they are doing, which to our minds is utterly stupid.

    Hillary should stay home and shut up. Stay with the ready made excuse (grandchild). Bill can go out and make a fool of himself to pay political debts if he so wants. But Hillary should stay home and shut up.

    We recall the articles written here which goaded Obama in 2009 to campaign against Chris Christie, O’Donnell, and Scott Brown. Stupid Obama took our bait and campaigned in NJ, NH, and Virginia. We again goaded Obama to campaign in 2010 and again he was stupid. Obama was hurt politically by his stupidity. We applauded the stupidity of Barack Obama then. Our analysis now is the same as then about campaigning.

    Big Media protected Obama then but will not be so generous to Hillary. Hillary should get a clue.

  • admin

    Wbboei, one more thing. Bill Clinton campaigned last week for Mark Pryor. Here’s the latest poll from Arkansas:

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2014/senate/ar/arkansas_senate_cotton_vs_pryor-4049.html

    Cotton 49%
    Pryor 41%

    We don’t think these results have much to do with Bill Clinton. Obama and Pryor’s support for Obama are to blame. But Big Media will not agree with us on this when Pryor loses.

  • jeswezey

    admin October 21, 2014 at 11:12 am

    After President Clinton emailed you this morning to ask for help, we really thought we would be in a better place. But we aren’t…. Will you answer President Clinton’s call-to-action today?

    Obama’s losses will be blamed on old and useless Bill and Hillary by Obama Dimocrats.

    I received that email too, and did not respond with a contribution. I know the DCCC doesn’t read answers to their emails, but I sent back an explanation anyway, to the effect that I was contributing to individual congressional campaigns supported by the Clintons but that WJC’s or HRC’s name on an appeal from the DCCC would go unanswered. The DCCC won’t read that, but I hope you understand it. I’m not supporting the Dem party as a whole, but only the races that the Clintons think are important, plus Begich (Alaska), whom I think is a pretty good resumé for senator but the Clintons don’t care about.

    Your reference to “Obama’s losses” is pointless. A Republican win is not a loss for Obama; he doesn’t give a fuck because even with a Democratic Senate he can’t get anything done.

    This year is not a national election and his name is not on any ballot. Furthermore, Obama isn’t going to gain or lose anything whichever way it goes. The truth is that “all politics are local” and this is especially true in midterm elections, which are all county-wide or statewide. You’re playing the Republicans’ game by trying to make this a national election all about Obola. That’s exactly what McConnell has been trying to do with $50 million in attack ads against Grimes: attach her to Obola and she loses.

  • moononpluto

    The thing is Hillary may well be just forgotten about on election night as the pack of wolves set upon the dead carcass of President Obama…..

    The best thing Clinton allies can do on the morning after the midterms is to lead the infantry in and blast Obama immediately with both barrels and lay the blame squarely at his door. On that morning the battle for the heart and soul of the Democratic party begins and Obama becomes the past, his papers will be handed to him for being the Ex-leader of the party.

    It won’t take much for the pitchforks and mobs to torch his administration to the ground if the senate is lost.

    One things Dem do and do well is regicide and he is no different, on the morning of Nov 5th, the Obama bonfire begins as senior party members move to position their asses in he right place for 2016 of which Obama will play no part.

    That is exactly when we will see the lay of the land for the Clintons….pay very careful attention what is said by whom on Nov 5th.

  • jeswezey

    Me: I think the Clintons are well aware of the Obola phenomenon, but I still don’t see her taking advantage of it politically… just for her own political advantage.

    wbboei October 21, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Well, if that is the case then it is a character flaw.
    If you do not speak out against someone who is destroying the party and the nation, then there is something wrong.

    What I mean by the ‘Obola phenomenon’ is the fact that the D party is doing its best to avoid Obama’s participation in this election cycle. HRC is not treacherous enough to use that fact to her own advantage and to my mind that is a sign of strength of character, for the simple reason that she does not need treachery to get ahead. She is her own person with her own agenda and does not have to define herself negatively with respect to some bogeyman, like some adolescents have to do. She is the adult in the room.

    Besides, your evaluation of Obama as “someone who is destroying the party and the nation” is not necessarily HRC’s estimate of him. You’re asking her to mouth your hatred for you.

    And lastly, this is campaign time when partisan affiliations are paramount. Treason is not in the cards, any more than it was for McCain in 2008, when he would have done well to denounce Bush.

  • admin

    MoonOnPluto, the wolves will descend on Obama’s dead carcass, mostly, on election night. But then the wolves move on.

    If Hillary Clinton 2016 comes to pass, which we doubt, the wolves will take election night results as an appetizer to tear into Hillary whom they will note is so politically weak that she can’t get people elected. The “wolves” will be ready to feast on announcement day of Hillary Clinton 2016. Shortly afterwards the demand will be for a challenger so Hillary is not “coronated”.

    Your comment is actually what we propose when we say Hillary should sit down and shut up. You make our point very well. The benefit to Hillary shutting up and not campaigning is that after the election she can say that Obama is a loser that led the party to destruction and she can bring the party back just like Bill did in 1992 when Bill fought the crackpot left.

    But Hillary and Bill seem determined to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Hillary and Bill are determined to smear themselves with the stink that should be Obama’s alone.

    Again, a simple cost/benefit analysis.

  • admin

    This year is not a national election and his name is not on any ballot. Furthermore, Obama isn’t going to gain or lose anything whichever way it goes.

    Where do you get these delusions? Do you read any news?

  • admin
    October 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    Wbboei, the very simple solution for Hillary is to stay home and shut up.

    It’s really a very simple cost/benefit analysis:
    ____________________________

    Very wise and astute Admin.
    Hillary lost some support in 08 for campaigning for the Boob. 🙁

  • This is alarming. 😡
    In a statement provided to Breitbart News, Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) expressed alarm that the Obama administration could already be moving forward with its plans to take unilateral action on immigration reform.

    “It is alarming that the Obama Administration seems to be silently forging ahead with its plan to unilaterally grant millions of unlawful immigrants legal status and work authorization,” Goodlatte said. “Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee have demanded that President Obama publicly reveal the recommendations he has received that would further dismantle our nation’s immigration laws.”

    Breitbart News first reported Sunday that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a draft solicitation for vendors that can supply the materials necessary for millions of Permanent Residency Cards (PRC) and Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.”

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/10/20/House-Judiciary-Committee-Staff-Request-Briefing-On-USCIS-Immigrant-ID-Solicitation

  • moononpluto

    Oh I concur….but they must be ready to stick the knife in first on Nov 5th, they know whats coming, so they better be prepared.

  • moononpluto

    That is twice in 2 days, the Dem dirty tricks group has been active……oh look, squirrel.

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/thousands-gov-walker-related-emails-released-26349105

    Thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s former aides and associates when he was a county executive were released Tuesday, prompting allegations from Walker and other Republicans that the timing two weeks before the election was politically motivated.

    Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office made public the nearly 16,000 emails and attachments that prosecutors seized from county and personal computers during the investigation that ended in 2013. Walker was never charged but six of his aides and associates were convicted on charges ranging from theft to misconduct in office.

    The documents’ release comes in the midst of Walker’s fierce re-election contest against Democrat Mary Burke. A Marquette University Law School poll released last week showed the race is tied.

    Burke released a new campaign ad two hours before the emails were made public that mentions the convictions and says the state can’t afford four more years of Walker. Burke told reporters before she voted early in Madison on Tuesday morning that the timing of the ad wasn’t based on the emails’ release.

    “The timing is about that people when they go to the polls need to consider his entire record over the last four years when looking at the next four years,” Burke said. “Part of that, not only a lagging economy and historic cuts to education, but certainly the scandal around his administration.”

    …………………..

    Amazing timing that…….

  • Shadowfax

    Including Trey Gowdy???????

    ——–

    I am still reserving my opinion on Trey.

    As much as I love his kick-ass performances in Congress, he is chair of a committee that has remained silent to the public. Not a crumb of info on if or what he is working on.

    Not a crumb before the election.

    I am just sick and tired of Republican’s that actually accomplish nothing but, talk, talk, talk.

    I want Trey to put his money where his mouth is.

  • wbboei

    Besides, your evaluation of Obama as “someone who is destroying the party and the nation” is not necessarily HRC’s estimate of him. You’re asking her to mouth your hatred for you.
    ————
    If it is not her evaluation of him, it damned well should be.

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the damage he has done to civil liberties, the contempt he manifests for the American People, his disdain for Congress, his destruction of our sovereignty, his creation of an inextinguishable national debt, his pitting of Americans against Americans, his cloud cuckooland foreign policy which has led to great instability, his contempt for our sovereignty, his preference for fundraising and goldbricking over governing etc.

    What is the appropriate reaction to a man who does that? Is it the respect and deference which you pay to him? Or is it the sense of outrage that many of us, including me feel? Go ahead and call it hate if you like. That is the favorite defense of his supporters including big media–that and racism. If a Republican did these things would you be as sanguine as you are when he does them? If not, then your hypocrisy is showing. The other element lacking in your analysis is the motive behind all of this, and who wins vs. who loses.

    I am not asking her to be as bold as Kruschev and Gorbachev were in denouncing a bad leader. All I am asking is that she begin defining the differences between him and her starting the day after the election. This must be done repeatedly, until big media and others get used to it. This is especially important as he moves into an ultra vires mode where he is issuing executive order which cut away at the underpinning of the Constitutional and a system of ordered liberty.

    When Nikita Kruschev condemned Stalin for his abuses was that an act of hatred?

    Or was it an attempt to account for the damage he had done to the people of the Soviet Union?

  • moononpluto

    Oh look Pryor got a bit of his own medicine

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/21/arkansas-dem-mark-pryor-in-college-thesis-desegregation-unwilling-invasion/?cmpid=cmty_twitter_fn

    Arkansas Dem Mark Pryor in college thesis: Desegregation an ‘unwilling invasion’

  • moononpluto

    Gov Walker should be asking…..so where is Lois Lerner’s emails…etc …etc…..

  • Shadowfax

    moononpluto
    October 21, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    ——
    I agree.

  • Shadowfax

    Admin

    If Hillary Clinton 2016 comes to pass, which we doubt , the wolves will take election night results as an appetizer to tear into Hillary whom they will note is so politically weak that she can’t get people elected.

    ———
    If you don’t think Hillary will run for President, why all the ‘tough love’ for her campaign, to the point of calling the Clinton’s stupid?

  • moononpluto

    Just in case you didn’t think she was completely out of touch……

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/mary-landrieu-my-25-million-7316-square-foot-home-not-mansion_816951.html

    Mary Landrieu: My $2.5 Million, 7,316 Square-Foot Home Is Not a Mansion

    Louisiana Democratic senator Mary Landrieu, who’s been under fire for living full-time in Washington, D.C. rather than her home state, recently told supporters that her lavish home is actually quite modest:

    Ryan Lovelace writes at National Review Online:

    At a campaign event in Bogalusa, La., this weekend​, Landrieu called a woman up on stage to explain that the 7,300 square-foot house doesn’t qualify as a mansion, and then interrupted the woman to add that she lives next to the cleaners and her home is only 36 feet wide. “They say I live in a mansion,” Landrieu said. “It’s a townhome, which I also have a home in New Orleans.”

    Landrieu reportedly lives in a 7,316 square-foot house in D.C. that boasts five bathrooms, four water heaters, and 82 fire sprinkler heads.

    ………………….

    Right Mary….righttttttttttttttt

    Its just a cupboard really isn’t it.

  • moononpluto

    I can’t wait….

    JamesOKeefeIII : seems like Donna Brazile is a bit worried.

  • Shadowfax

    Yes, and if the wolves are the Rethugs…they will continue to rip her to shreds as they have for years anyway, and few of them will vote for her anyway.

    If the wolves are the Dims, the majority of their party wants Hillary, not Wigwam nor some ghost from Christmas Past.

  • moononpluto

    Best laugh out moment of the day……….

    Anthony Weiner: “I mean, realistically, my political career is probably over.”

    ………………..

    Ya think?

  • admin

    Dear Shadowfax, after 2008 do you think “the majority of their party” matters anymore when it comes to who gets selected for the nomination?

  • moononpluto

    Oh dear they went there…..

    http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/10/21/democratic-turnout-flyer-if-you-want-to-prevent-another-ferguson/?ecmp=ajc_social_twitter_2014_politicalinsider_sfp

    The Democratic effort to pump up the African-American vote in Georgia just took an interesting turn.

    A reader has sent us this early-voting turnout mailer sent out by the Georgia Democratic party that focuses on the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, Mo. It contains an interesting line that concedes the problem of low interest among black voters:

    “If we want a better, safer future for our children, it’s up to us to vote for change. The choices may not always be perfect, but the cost of inaction is simply too great.”

    Here’s a complete look:

  • Shadowfax

    Admin

    I can’t imagine that if the ‘progressives’ want Wigwam woman to win the primary, that massive cheating of votes, like in 2008 would push Hillary out again for Warren.

    Do I think that ‘majority’ of Dims would just go, oh heck, who is Warren? Okay, she wins over Hillary…who knew? I don’t see that happening.

    You actually think that will happen????? Or do you see another scenario?

  • moononpluto

    or alternatively, the new Dem party mailer in Georgia……

    “Vote Nunn or white cops will shoot your kids! “

  • moononpluto

    Oh christ…really drag the ass out of the barrel

    Kerry names former senator Gary Hart as Northern Ireland envoy

  • admin

    Shadowfax, re: your question at 2:31.

    If you don’t think Hillary will run for President, why all the ‘tough love’ for her campaign, to the point of calling the Clinton’s stupid?

    An athlete ready for a competition does not do stupid things like drink beer and eat cake. If we see an athlete doing stupid things our assumption is that they are not in preparation for competition. Same in politics. We see the Clintons doing something very stupid and that leads to our assumption. In the past when Hillary has slammed Obama, we have taken that as an indication that she is preparing for a run.

    If Obama was popular and viewed as a success we would think it smart for Hillary to get close to him and the party. We would hate it but that would be smart. Because Obama is neither popular nor a success and the party is held in low esteem by the public it is not smart, but stupid, for Hillary to get close to either.

    If an athlete is about to enter a competition and does smart things like exercise and good nutrition with rest then the assumption should be the athlete will soon be in competition. But if the athlete announces an upcoming competition yet continues to eat cake and get drunk nightly – watch out.

    Right now the Clinton operation is embroiled in decisions about what to do. Some advise Hill and Bill to do what they are doing. We think that is entirely stupid. We could sit down and shut up then watch reruns of 2008.

  • admin

    That nails it. Mark Pryor is a racist.

  • moononpluto

    Pryor’s thesis would have been something in 1965 but he wrote that in 1985, which is a tad more worrying.

  • moononpluto

    I guess he got the VJ call……

    Chuck Todd: Grimes criticism was ‘sloppy’: http://politi.co/1DxkD9D

  • moononpluto

    Interesting, in what could be a harbinger of doom……Dems normally have to do very very well in early voting……..THEY AIN’T

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/10/21/democrats-have-an-early-vote-problem/

    Two weeks ago, we looked at initial early voting data compiled by the U.S. Election Project with the aim of sussing out how campaigns were doing at putting votes in the bank. At that point, it seemed like Democrats were doing particularly well in Iowa and North Carolina compared to voter registration numbers. Republicans were doing well in other battleground states.

    Now, that’s changed. Compared to overall voter registration, Iowa and North Carolina Democrats are doing much worse than earlier in the month, and Republicans in those states much better. We’ve also added new states that recently began early voting: Nevada, California, and Colorado. In each, Republicans are outperforming Democrats.

    How to read this: A red or blue dot above the diagonal line shows that the Republican (or, for a blue dot, Democratic) vote in the state comprises a larger percentage of the early vote than the total voter pool. A dot below the line indicates that the early vote is under-performing for that demographic. The further above or below the line the dot falls, the better or worse the group is faring. The change since the last time we did this is indicated with a line connected to the small dot at the previous percentage.

    But, Democrats aren’t. The bad news for them is clear: the extent to which the red dots are above the line and the blue dots are below it. In what we expect to be a relatively low turnout election, Democrats would want (and really need) to leverage their generally superior turnout mechanisms in order to bank votes early. So far, they’re getting beaten at that effort.

  • Shadowfax

    admin
    October 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Thanks for your remarks above, I understand your thinking with the athlete analogy.

    I guess we will find out after the election if Hillary plans to run. If she does, will she finally stand on her own and take off the velvet gloves? If she doesn’t, she doesn’t want it bad enough.

    I am pretty torn on this whole issue, hope mixed with anger and frustration.

  • admin

    MoonOnPluto your comments on the race-baiting leaflet and the early voting results we believe are related to the story we post here.

    Notice the Big Media narrative is that the Holder Justice Department wants to let the protestors come to reality slowly. But we think this is part of the get out the vote Obama strategy. Here’s the story:

    http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2014/10/20/former-police-chief-speaks-on-latest-michael-brown-information-released/

    Information about the Michael Brown fatal police shooting is beginning to leak out, and former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says it’s no accident the feds are allowing the information.

    Fitch discussed a New York Times article indicating, according to federal investigators, there was a struggle that led up to the fatal police shooting of Brown, with KMOX’s Mark Reardon on Monday.

    Fitch calls the information from the investigation coming out as phase two – to “coordinate leaks to the media, and to start getting some of the facts out there to kind of let people down slowly,” he says. “When I say this is phase two – phase one was really Eric Holder’s announcement how they were going to basically do a complete review and take over the Ferguson Police Department.”

    Fitch says he thinks the feds recognize that it’s “probably very unlikely” that there’s going to be charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

    “There was a struggle over the weapon. Law enforcement, we know that about half the officers killed every year with firearms are killed with their own,” he says. “So the fact that he didn’t have his own doesn’t mean there wasn’t a weapon there available that could be used in deadly force use.”

    Fitch is a strong proponent of believing physical evidence over eye-witness evidence.

    “Physical evidence has no reason to lie. It doesn’t see things differently,” he says, and it is that kind of evidence he thinks could make or break the case.

    “If there was a struggle inside that car over a firearm, it sounds to me like Officer Wilson would have been justified in taking the action he did if he pulled the trigger and actually shot Michael Brown in the vehicle area,” Fitch says.

    He notes that the other key piece to the investigation is what happened after Wilson and Brown were out of the police vehicle.

    “If Michael Brown was truly turned around and basically charging the officer, he already went for round one fighting over his handgun. Are you going to go for round two and take the chance of losing it this time?” Fitch asks. “I think that would be a more logical explanation as to why Officer Wilson would have discharged his firearm at Michael Brown.”

    He says police officers are given lawful authority to use force, and according to the law, they are under no obligation to retreat when someone resists arrest. Fitch adds that with that authority comes some gray areas.

    Fitch believes the New York Times story is just a preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks.

    The leaks will come just in time for the elections in “the next few weeks.”

    The Holder Justice Department and the New York Times are both engaged in GOTV pre-election race-baiting.

  • moononpluto

    Would the Obama administration start a race riot in order to win an election….hell yes….

    Would it backfire in their face……..hell yes.

  • Shadowfax

    I wonder when Holder is leaving and if he will run for office somewhere in Chicago too.

    I also wonder why Blago is still silent.

  • S

    imho…Hillary is ‘telling them what they want to hear right now (perhaps pandering is the word) and taking the temperature of things and lining up the big bucks prior to the midterms…it is my hope that she is holding her powder…and strategy…and spoken plans for the country…until after the midterms so she knows what hand she is dealt and what she will have to work with…

    I think the time for her to be qualifying how smart…and what a hard worker O is…should be over…she said it more than once…now put him in the past…and once the new Congress is elected that is the time for her to make herself known and heard…

    I will say that if Hillary comes out and just regugitates O’s policies and sounds like she is a copy of him she will not be able to count on me…I want to hear common sense plans that start rebuilding our middle class and securing our safety in our country…not all this constant waste and abuse that are part and parcel of the O years…

    I want to see ‘Hillary the workhorse’ pulling all nighters and knocking heads and joining hands with the new congress and to start putting this country back on track…i do not want to hear the usual whining and partisan BS…

    I am expecting alot out of her…I hope she is up to it…but if she is afraid to seperate herself from O then her time may have passed…she has to make it clear she is the new leader in town and she has her own way of doing things and her own priorities

    maybe these silly forced errors can be excused prior to midterms, but she better be prepared to be strong and stand alone, if need be, after the midterms if she wants to lead the country…

    http://deadline.com/2014/10/hillary-clinton-fundraiser-midterms-jeffrey-katzenberg-steven-spielberg-host-855911/#

    Hillary Clinton Raises Record $2.1M At Jeffrey Katzenberg Co-Hosted Hollywood Fundraiser

    Hillary Clinton tonight told a room full of Hollywood heavyweights that the midterm elections are very important to make sure the Democrats retain the Senate so they can move forward on “important issues like immigration reform.” What she also told the 60 or so guests in attendance is, to use some of the introductory remarks by co-chair Jeffrey Katzenberg, is “the amazing drawing power” of the former Secretary of State. A fact not lost on anyone as tonight’s event raised $2.1 million for Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, a fundraising record.

    The presumptive predominant 2016 Presidential candidate was the headliner at a Brentwood fundraiser co-hosted by big Democratic Party bundler Katzenberg. The DreamWorks Animation boss and his wife Marilyn were joined at event sponsored by the DSCC by fellow co-chairs and big donors Casey Wasserman and Laura Wasserman, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn and Cindy Harrell Horn, and Live Nation president and CEO Michael Rapino and Jolene Rapino. Katzenberg’s political consigliere Andy Spahn and Jennifer Perry were also co-chairs. Although named on the invite that went out last week for tonight’s 6 PM starting event, Spielberg and Horn was not actually at the fundraiser. Big time Dem supporter Cindy Harrell Horn was as were the Rapinos and the Wassermans. Avengers director Joss Whedon was there, sources say. Also there was long time Democratic supporter Eva Longeria, Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons and Cameron Diaz.

    DSCC Chair Sen. Michael Bennet spoke first followed by the DWA boss who praised the “success of the evening.” Clinton then spoke and took questions from the paying audience.

    Clinton herself didn’t bring up her assumed Presidential run in two years tonight sources tell me but Hillary’s return to the White House and the campaign trail was on the minds and lips of LA and DC powerhouses today. Earlier in the day at a Clinton headlined fundraising lunch in San Francisco, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the crowd that if the former First Lady does decide to run for President, “she will win.” An industry attendee at tonight’s event told me “the person I saw tonight acted like and was treated like an anointed Presidential candidate.” Clinton “worked the room like her hat was already thrown into the ring,” he added.

    California’s senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer were both supposed to be attendance with their former Senate colleague. However while the latter was there , the former was not. Boxer was also at the Ready For Hillary Super PAC fundraiser September 21 the Pacific Palisades home of Homeland producer Howard Gordon and his wife Cami that raised cash for a Clinton 2016 campaign. Though she has been to LA for speaking and charity events since leaving the State Department last year, tonight’s fundraiser is Clinton’s first direct cash-seeking event outside of a stop last October for her longtime pal, former DNC chair and now Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

    With top tickets for tonight’s dinner, reception and a photo with Clinton going for $32,400, the fundraiser for the Grassroots Victory Project 2014 was held at the upmarket Tavern restaurant on San Vicente Blvd, as Deadline revealed earlier this month. Attendees were also able to give $211,200 to Grassroots directly. While the ever present gaggle of protesters were there and Clinton’s visit to LA came with a very apparent security force, it did not have the sweeping Service Service road closures causing traffic chaos like President Obama’s trip 10 days ago for a fundraiser at the home of Gwyneth Paltrow.

    In line with the recent visits by Vice President Joe Biden and Obama, Clinton’s hoovering up of Hollywood dough comes midway through a multi-state foray with the Congressional midterm elections looming. Before arriving in LA this afternoon, Clinton was in San Francisco earlier today and raised $1.4 million for the DCCC. Tomorrow she is in Colorado tomorrow and Massachusetts on Friday among other stops in the tried-and-true pattern of a candidate looking to gather chits to cash in later. Speaking of cash, the financial support of Katzenberg and other Hollywood deep pockets is another fundamental component of any Clinton 2016 run – support the ex-NY Senator clearly has at this point.

    Among her previous stops on the campaign trail over the past month, Clinton stumped for Kentucky Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan Grimes last week. The Grimes campaign has special significance for the primary host of tonight’s event as Katzenberg has made unseating Senate Minority Leader and Kentucky’s current senior senator Mitch McConnell his primary aim of this year’s midterms. To that end, the DWA CEO has contributed the maximum allowed to the current Bluegrass state Secretary of State’s coffers and has introduced Grimes to other big Tinseltown donors at fundraisers in both LA and NYC.

    Clinton of course needs no introduction.

  • Shadowfax

    OMG, has our military gone to the dogs too?

    ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands
    In a new video, ISIS shows American-made weapons it says were intended for the Kurds but actually were air dropped into territory they control.

    At least one bundle of U.S. weapons airdropped in Syria appears to have fallen into the hands of ISIS, a dangerous misfire in the American mission to speed aid to Kurdish forces making their stand in Kobani.

    Boxes and boxes of weapons!!

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/21/isis-video-america-s-air-dropped-weapons-now-in-our-hands.html

  • Lu4PUMA

    Shadowfax,

    The article implies the ISIS claims are phony. Those freaks are chest thumpers.

  • Shadowfax

    Lu

    Did you watch the video? That’s quite a setup if it’s a hoax.

    I hope it is a phony.

  • wbboei

    Mary Landrieu: My $2.5 Million, 7,316 Square-Foot Home Is Not a Mansion

    Richard Nixon: I am not a crook.

  • wbboei

    If we want a better, safer future for our children, it’s up to us to vote for change
    —————
    After 6 years of failure, that is a very stale and uninspiring line.

    We need change from the candidate who preached change, but carried the water for big business.

    It is high time the rubes woke up.

    A vote of Nunn is a vote for Obama and a vote for Obama is a vote for indentured servitude.

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  • rgb44hrc

    From Yahoo:

    http://news.yahoo.com/evidence-struggle-131349740.html

    The Evidence of a Struggle in Michael Brown’s Death
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    A new report on Michael Brown’s official autopsy results appears to support Officer Darren Wilson’s version of the events on August 9, according to two medical experts.

    The new analysis of the autopsy results was released on Wednesday by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which asked two independent experts who were not involved in the investigation—one of them, the St. Louis County Medical examiner—to review the available evidence.

    Their report says that Brown was shot in the hand at very close range and his blood and other tissue were found both inside and outside the car. Wilson has reportedly told investigators that he fought with Brown inside his police SUV and that Brown attempted to take his gun.

    St. Louis medical examiner Dr. Michael Graham told the paper that the autopsy “does support that there was a significant altercation at the car.” The other expert, forensic pathologist Judy Melinek, went even further, saying that the wound on Brown’s hand “supports the fact that this guy is reaching for the gun” and adding that another shot, which went through Brown’s forearm, means Brown could not have facing Wilson with his hands up when he was shot, an apparent contradiction of the now iconic “hands up, don’t shoot” posture adopted by protesters in Ferguson.

    The official county autopsy and the private autopsies conducted on behalf of the families do not disagree on the number or wounds or their location. For example, both reports say that a shot to the top of Brown’s head was likely fatal, but witnesses do not agree on whether he charging toward Wilson or was already on his way to the ground when he was hit. (A second story published in the Post-Dispatch on Wednesday says Wilson claims Brown kept charging him.)

    This interpretation of the report seems to coincide with other reports about Wilson’s statements to investigators and his testimony before the grand jury, which was recounted in The New York Times last Friday. The feeling among many observers of the case, including The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery, and The Root’s Eric Guster, is that these recent leaks are meant to prime the public for an inevitable result: a grand jury investigation that ends with no charges being filed against Wilson.

    Police officers are generally given the right to respond with lethal force once they feel their life is in danger, and the Times added the federal officials think a civil rights charge against Wilson is also unlikely, given the high standards needed to file one. No matter the reason, the leaks are bound to raise tension in Ferguson once again, which continues to see protests more than 70 days since Brown’s shooting.

    This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/10/michael-brown-autopsy/381761/

  • wbboei

    So, here is how it works.

    The democrat party promotes the FANTASY that if blacks do not vote for the dimocratic candidate, then they the nation will revert back slavery.

    They do this to obscure the TRUTH that if blacks do vote for the dimocratic candidate, they will be out of a job, because Obama will flood the nation with illegals who will work at a lower wage, and displace them on unskilled labor, while overwhelming the safety nets.

    Don’t laugh. It works every time.

    Watch this little minuette as the truly stupid Enest dances around the issue of amnesty, to gas light the voters in November. This is what I mean when I say, the worst is yet to come.

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    The White House Gaslights America on Immigration

    By: Leon H. Wolf (Diary) | October 23rd, 2014 at 10:30 AM | 6

    The evidence by this point has become pretty overwhelming that the White House plans some sort of mass amnesty via executive fiat immediately after the elections have concluded. Disgruntled Democrat Hispanics have openly declared that Obama has promised them as much, and earlier this week, Breitbart News revealed that the Administration was placing a supply order that would enable them to issue 34 million green cards, which would represent either a drastic and unprecedented increase in work visa issuage or (more likely) a one-time massive order for them pursuant to an Obama executive order.

    In the face of this mounting and very public evidence, the press yesterday tried to get Obama to admit to the obvious – which is that he is planning something having to do with immigration in very short order. Rather than admit that some manner of plans in the works but denying that the election has anything to do with the timing, the White House instead decided to take the approach of gaslighting all of America with respect to their immigration plans:

    The gall of these people is really something to behold, even after having witnessed six full years of it. I think Major Garrett speaks for all of America in this particular clip when he says to Josh Earnest, who was trying to pretend that everyone asking the question was insane, “Look, don’t be absurd with us.”

    Being absurd with America is all the Obama administration has left. And now, knowing that they will never face election again, and knowing that their best chance at a political turnaround is to try to force the Republicans to attempt impeachment proceedings, expect a whole lot more of being absurd with America from this administration over the next two years.

    http://www.redstate.com/2014/10/23/white-house-gaslights-america-immigration/

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