Archives for: October 2010
By Carole on Oct 31, 2010
Twas two days before midterms and all through the nation
Everyone waited in anticipation
The voting machines were all lined up in rows
In hopes they'd record what folks actually chose
The voters were trying to study the facts
While last minute tv ads blared new attacks
By Carole on Oct 30, 2010
In his weekly radio address today, President Barack Obama claimed "it's the fundamental responsibility of all who hold elective office to seek out common ground." Then he complained about comments by some of his political opponents and said "we need to put this kind of partisanship aside - win, lose, or draw." This from the man who, just days after his inauguration, responded to Republican concerns over his planned explosion of government spending with the words "I won."
By Carole on Oct 29, 2010
Republican Christine O'Donnell has cut 9 points off her opponent's lead in the Delaware Senate race and may be within striking distance of Democrat Chris Coons. According to a new poll, Ms. O'Donnell, who was trailing by 19 points just two weeks ago, has erased nearly half of that margin and now trails by 10 points (51%-41%). And the distance between them may be even smaller since this poll was taken before the latest sexist attack against the Republican and the backlash that has resulted from it.
By Carole on Oct 28, 2010
The rumors have been swirling for months and have been denied multiple times but now it has been confirmed there was a plan by Democrats to persuade US Representative Kendrick Meek (D-Florida) to drop out of his Senate race and throw his support behind former Republican Charlie Crist. In the center of this desperate attempt to stave off the election of Republican Marco Rubio is former President Bill Clinton, the same bagman who offered an Obama administration job to Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pennsylvania) if he would drop out of his primary race against Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pennsylvania).
By Carole on Oct 27, 2010
The federal investigation of West Virginia Governor and Democratic Senate candidate Joe Manchin's administration is spreading but still not all the way to the mainstream media. What began in August with subpoenas issued in connection with the state's Department of Highways has grown as more subpoenas have been issued for West Virginia's Aviation Division director along with flight logs and records for official government aircraft. (source)