Friday April 2nd

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Illinois Democrat Representative Phil Hare, “I don’t worry about the Constitution on this to be honest…” So much for the oath this asshat and the rest of the Democrat party took to UPHOLD our Constitution when they are elected to office.

Those angry about health-care generally concerned about the country’s direction

The health-care debate has generated intense levels of frustration among the bill’s opponents, and those who say they are outright angry almost universally believe that the country is going in the wrong direction — some say toward an America they no longer recognize. Of the 26 percent of people who described themselves as “angry” about the new law in a recent Washington Post poll, virtually all also said the country was on the wrong track. In follow-up interviews, many went beyond health care as they spoke of their deep misgivings about the country’s leadership and the changes taking place around them. “I grew up in the ’50s,” said Hugh Pearson, 63, a retired builder from Bakersfield, Calif. “That was a wonderful time. Nobody was getting rich, nobody was doing everything big. But it was ‘Ozzie and Harriet’ days, ‘Leave It to Beaver’-type stuff. Now we have all this MTV, expose-yourself stuff, and we have no morality left, not even by the legislators.” Pearson and others described a rising concern about illegal immigrants who they say fill hospital emergency rooms and drain public resources. In the follow-up interviews, they expressed a distrust with a government they believe is taking from the many and giving to the few. Nearly nine in 10 of those who are angry about the health-care bill say it represents a major and negative change for the country, with some interviewed after the poll saying they believe the country is moving toward socialism. [When you have elected politicians ignoring the will of the people and ramming unwanted life altering legislation down their throats the folks have a tendency to get a little pissed off…jarg]

KING: 100 percent repeal of Obamacare

President Obama, speaking at a rally in Iowa City on March 25, challenged opponents of Obamacare who have vowed repeal. To repeal advocates, the President said, “Go for it.” Before the first light of dawn on the morning after this Pelosi Congress sent Obamacare to the President’s desk, I started the process to repeal.My decision to take this fight to and through the next election and probably through the presidential election in 2012 was not a knee jerk response to a legislative defeat.It is a commitment to the Constitution, fiscal responsibility, real health care reform and American Liberty. President Obama, Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid – the troika that controls America today – have long had designs to shove America into the abyss of socialism. Their philosophy, political power and cynical effort to expand the dependency class all lined up to make Obamacare the law of the land. The highest price every generation of Americans will pay is not measured in dollars but in lost liberty. [Like Øbama says Representative King, go for it!…jarg]

New health care law isn’t what this doctor ordered

While President Obama and Democrats in Congress are running a victory lap to celebrate passage of health care reform, many doctors are less pleased, to put it mildly. More than 40 local and national medical societies representing over half a million doctors came out against the health reform legislation. I am one of those doctors who believe the new law is bad for doctors and, therefore, patients. Unfortunately, no one has listened to us. So get ready, America. Here’s how I see health care changing under this new law: Insurance premiums are bound to go up as patients with pre-existing conditions are covered. We’ve seen this time and again, most recently in 2006 after Massachusetts passed universal health insurance. If Congress institutes national caps on premiums, private insurers will need to cut services to maintain even slight profits. If at the same time, Medicare is gutted by half a trillion dollars — as the new law intends — a decrease in services and reimbursements will follow. Private insurers will follow Medicare’s lead. [Straight from a real live doctor, Obamacare is a disaster…jarg]

Constitutional convention

Health care reform was rammed through Congress. What should we do? In 1842, Mellen Chamberlain interviewed 91-year-old Levi Preston, who had fought the British at Concord Bridge on April 19, 1775. Chamberlain asked if he had fought because of the Stamp Act. Preston said no. The tea tax? He never drank it. How about the great treatises of the time? He never read them. He said he spent his time reading the Bible, Watt’s Psalms and Hymns and the Almanac. Why then had Preston fought at Concord? “Young man, what we meant in going for those Red Coats was this: We always had governed ourselves, and we always meant to. They didn’t mean we should.” [Probably close to a quarter of the population in America is made up of hard core leftists hell bent on destroying this country and another 20-25% are garden variety brain dead liberals. I’m not so sure opening up the Constitution in the hopes of getting something better would be a wise idea right now. Let’s wait until after the real Civil War to do that…jarg]

ObamaCare’s Economic Dominoes

Now that health care reform in the shabby disguise of ObamaCare has been crammed through Congress, a peek at the president’s precariously stacked dominoes confirms that sooner than you may suppose, there won’t be any private companies selling health insurance in America. Consider: There are approximately 1,300 insurance companies in America today. Beginning January 1, 2011, these companies will be required to pay out 85% of all premiums collected as direct medical care, leaving 15% of corporate income to fund operations and yield any potential profit. The health care industry has a profit margin of about 3%. Most American businesses rely on securing annual profits of 8% to 10%. American oil companies operate on about 4% profit. Alcoholic beverage sales net annual profits of 26%. To maintain even slim profitability or cash reserves, insurers will be compelled to run austerely. Why? [Why? The destruction of private health insurance companies in America has been the plan of the “progressives” all along!…jarg]

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Democrats Thought It Was Patriotic To Protest And Equate Bush With Hitler

But these days all we hear about is how violent, scary and threatening the Tea Party folks are.

Three liberal groups will drop off a petition at the Republican National Committee’s headquarters Thursday, urging conservative leaders to “take responsibility” for threats and incidents of vandalism against Democrats.

The event is being organized by the Brave New Foundation,, CREDO and Color of Change.

The groups say about 330,000 people have signed their petition, which urges Republicans to “apologize for your hate-spewing proxies in the Tea Party Patriots. It is not acceptable for you to build your party’s political fortunes by encouraging and defending bigotry and hatred among your supporters.”

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Bigotry and hatred huh? Yawn…

We’ve seen these Saul Alinsky rules for radicals tricks many times from these George Soros funded groups. The old blame your opponents for the very actions your group is guilty of then express phony outrage and indignation while utilize the liberal lapdog media to get your message out to the largely ignorant masses.

Alinsky’s Rule #3. “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy. Look for ways to increase insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. (This happens all the time. Watch how many organizations under attack are blind-sided by seemingly irrelevant arguments that they are then forced to address.)

Rule #4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.”

Rule #8. “Keep the pressure on, with different tactics and actions, and utilize all events of the period for your purpose.”

Rule #9. “The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.”

Rule #10. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition. It is this unceasing pressure that results in the reactions from the opposition that are essential for the success of the campaign.”

Rule #11. “If you push a negative hard and deep enough, it will break through into its counterside… every positive has its negative.”

And Rule #13. Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. In conflict tactics there are certain rules that [should be regarded] as universalities. One is that the opposition must be singled out as the target and ‘frozen.’ “…any target can always say, ‘Why do you center on me when there are others to blame as well?’ When your ‘freeze the target,’ you disregard these [rational but distracting] arguments…. Then, as you zero in and freeze your target and carry out your attack, all the ‘others’ come out of the woodwork very soon. They become visible by their support of the target…’

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Evidently Obama Believes Haiti Is One Of Those 57 American States

During the recent interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier Barack Obama claimed the healthcare reform scandal referred to as the “Louisiana Purchase” would help states like Hawaii which “had an earthquake.”

Really he did.

After that interesting “observation” one must wonder just how many truly devastating natural disasters have hit other states in the union since Hawaii last had a serious and damaging earthquake?? Certainly Obama could not have been talking about this one and I can’t imagine he was referring to the one back in 1868, the largest quake to ever hit the islands.

“That also — I’m giving you an example of one that I consider important. It also affects Hawaii, which went through an earthquake. So that’s not just a Louisiana provision. That is a provision that affects every state that is going through a natural catastrophe….”

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“I had learned not to care. I blew a few smoke rings, remembering those years. Pot had helped, and booze; maybe a little blow when you could afford it. Not smack, though…. Junkie. Pothead. That’s where I’d been headed: the final, fatal role of the young would-be black man, except the highs hadn’t been about that, me trying to prove what a down brother I was. Not by then, anyway. I got high for just the opposite effect, something that could push questions of who I was out of my mind, something that could flatten out the landscape of my heart, blur the edges of my memory. I had discovered that it didn’t make any difference whether you smoked reefer in the white classmate’s sparkling new van, or in the dorm room of some brother you’d met down at the gym, or on the beach with a couple of Hawaiian kids who had dropped out of school and now spent most of their time looking for an excuse to brawl. … You might just be bored, or alone. Everybody was welcome into the club of disaffection. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Perhaps it’s time to lay off the stuff there Barry now that you finally have a real job…

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Fox News' Bret Baier Has A Chat With Barack Obama Over 'Healthcare Reform'

Get ready for the left wingers to run out into the street screaming their little lungs out after they get a glimpse of their dear leader getting his feet held to the fire for the first time in a media interview since he took office.

Fox News’ Bret Baier does a masterful job finally asking the kind of tough questions of Mr. Obama the fawning drooling lametream media never seems to get around to asking but the American people want answered. Obama did his best to run out the clock and dance around the pointed queries but Baier, remaining respectful but determined, didn’t put up with those shenanigans.

Hat tip to you Mr. Baier, this kind of chat with Mr. Obama has been long overdue.

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Next up, that blithering idiot Nancy Pelosi. What say you Bret?

If you have any doubt that the Democratic leadership of the House views passing the current health care reform bill as the beginning, not the end, of the process of creating a national government health care system, just note what Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a group of bloggers on Monday. “My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive,” Pelosi said, according to an account by Washington Post reform advocate Ezra Klein. “We won that fight, and once we kick through this door, there’ll be more legislation to follow.” (emphasis mine…jarg)

But since the current bill is unpopular, and Pelosi at the moment does not have enough Democratic, much less Republican, votes to pass it, the door she will be kicking through is the back door. Pelosi told the bloggers she favors using the “self-executing rule” strategy in which the House would pass the Senate health care bill without going on the record as specifically voting for it. “I like it,” Pelosi said of the scheme, “because people don’t have to vote on the Senate bill.” The strategy of passing the Senate bill while avoiding a direct vote, writes Klein, “is all about plausible deniability for House members who don’t want to vote for the Senate bill.”

In a particularly Alice-in-Wonderland moment, Pelosi argued that the debate over health care reform can begin after the bill is passed…..

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Tuesday February 23rd

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Race baiter Keith Olbermann gets owned, again.

Are the Dems really that clueless about health care?

The last time I heard Newt Gingrich predict that Republicans would take over Congress was 16 years ago when he was pushing his “Contract with America.” I said he was crazy then, but he turned out to be right. Now, he’s predicting that Republicans this year will take over Congress again—the House and the Senate — and not just gain some seats, as the common wisdom holds. (SNIP) Here’s one nugget that Gingrich pointed out: Pages 25 and 26 of the House version of the health care bill require that when expenses exceed revenues for the “temporary” National High-Risk Pool Program, the secretary of health and human services by herself will “make such adjustments as are necessary to eliminate such deficit, including reducing benefits, increasing premiums or establishing waiting lists.” That’s worth repeating: The secretary of health and human services will single-handedly set premium rates, reduce benefits or create waiting lists for services for the most endangered patients. “Anybody who says to you this is not a step to bureaucratic control of America hasn’t read the bill or is telling you a lie,” Gingrich said. “The fact is these bills, these 4,500 pages, were among the worst legislation to leave the U.S. House or the U.S. Senate.” (I’d say that the various bailouts would give it a run for its money.) [Read that last part about the secretary of health and “human services” over and over again to get an idea of why so many people are rejecting this behind closed doors Democrat healthcare legislation…jarg]

Obama Renews Health Push

President Barack Obama is upping the ante on health care. In a last-ditch effort to salvage his overhaul of the sector, the president unveiled a $950 billion plan that lays the groundwork for his party to try pushing its legislation through Congress without Republican support. Instead of paring his ambitions, as some in the White House had recommended, the president proposed a new plan based on what the Senate passed in December, adding more spending, more subsidies and a revised mix of taxes. Mr. Obama’s plan, released ahead of a televised health summit with congressional leaders Thursday, didn’t include any additional nods to Republican ideas. [Mr. Obama’s healthcare plan, with ZERO GOP input, is so vague the Congressional Budget Office couldn’t put a price tag on it. How convenient. The folks at the Wall Street Journal tagged the mess at nearly a trillion dollars over 10 years…jarg]

Tax group says Obama healthcare proposal breaks pledge

President Barack Obama’s health reform proposal released on Monday breaks his pledge to not raise taxes on filers earning less than $250,000, according to Americans for Tax Reform. The overall proposal is expected to cost $950 billion over 10 years. Taxpayers earning less than $250,000 will pay $136 billion of that total, said Ryan Ellis, ATR’s Tax Policy Director. Obama’s health care proposal broadens the Medicare tax to unearned income that will affect dividend payments, capital gains, annuities, royalties and rents. The White House did not respond to inquiries about whether the tax will be applied to retirement accounts. [I wonder how all those starry eyed young adults who so fervently backed their messiah for president are gonna feel when they realize they will be forced to buy medical insurance and have their taxes raised through the roof to pay for those who refuse to provide for themselves? Elections have serious consequences…jarg]

What’s the Plan?

If you’d like to see just how phony the administration’s latest ploy on health care is, go to the White House website and read this. Under the headline “Will the Republicans Post Their Health Plan… and When?” the White House bemoans the lack of a Republican plan while, not surprisingly, touting its own.

The President believes strongly that Thursday’s bipartisan meeting on health insurance reform will be most productive if both sides come to the table with a unified plan to start discussion – and if the public has the opportunity to inspect those proposals up close before the meeting happens.

That’s why yesterday the White House posted online the President’s proposal for bridging the differences between the Senate- and House-passed health insurance reform bills.

Fair enough. Except that a summary and the full text of the Republican proposed legislation has been posted for months right here. [H.R. 3400 has been available for all to read and review on the internet since, I believe, last OCTOBER but Obama, Democrats and the media are completely unaware of it? I find that just a wee bit hard to believe…jarg]

Obamacare Faces Tough Road in the House

President Obama on Monday removed any doubt that he would scale back his health care ambitions in the current political environment, releasing a plan that increases taxes, spending, and regulation even more than the Senate health care bill that has been overwhelmingly rejected by the public. The brazen move, coming just days before a scheduled health care summit, was accompanied by a renewed willingness to use the reconciliation procedure to ram a health care bill through the Senate with just 51 votes. Taken together, some commentators see a growing momentum for finishing the health care legislation that was put on life support after Sen. Scott Brown’s surprise victory in Massachusetts. But regardless of what happens at this week’s superfluous summit, it’s difficult to see how Democrats cobble together enough votes to pass a final health care bill in the House. [Obama’s plan is nothing but smoke and mirrors. He knows his proposal won’t make it through Congress and that is by design. His plan is intended to make the Senate bill look quite moderate by comparison. These progressives know this is their only shot at ramming this crap down the throats of Americans for decades, maybe forever, so they won’t give up until the deed is done. From this article, ” If Obama fails on a comprehensive health care overhaul where Bill Clinton and other presidents failed before him, the chance won’t come around again anytime soon.”This is the last time out,” said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. “So this is it. This is it.”…jarg]

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Army Apparently Detained Several Muslim Soldiers Last December In Fort Jackson Food Poisoning Probe

Right on the heels of the murderous rampage on November 5, 2009 at Fort Hood Texas by the muslim Major Nidal Malik Hasan, Fox NEWS reported today that five muslims were apparently detained in December at Fort Jackson South Carolina on suspicion of attempting to poison the bases’ food supply. It is unknown at this time if these men are still in custody …but hey folks let’s not jump to any conclusions ya know.

(Remember when Obama quickly “jumped to conclusions” and said Cambridge police “acted stupidly” when they arrested his buddy Professor Henry “The Mouf” Gates last July even though he had absolutely no idea as to what actually took place during the altercation?)
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Thursday February 18th

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Pilot Crashes Into Texas Building in Apparent Anti-IRS Suicide

A pilot furious with the Internal Revenue Service crashed his small plane into an Austin, Texas, office building where nearly 200 federal tax employees work on Thursday, ignited a raging fire that sent massive plumes of thick, black smoke rising from the seven-story structure. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said the incident was a single act by a sole individual, who appeared to be the targeting federal building. He refused to classify it as terrorism. “I call it a cowardly, criminal act and there was no excuse for it,” Acevedo said at a news conference. The FBI identified the pliot as Joseph Stack, a 53-year-old software engineer. Stack was confirmed dead, but his body has not yet been revocered. [Seems this guy was pretty upset with the IRS. Read his “suicide note” here…jarg]

Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, “…this president is a real slow learner!”

Las Vegas Mayor Goodman rejects Obama invitation

Mayor Oscar Goodman has refused an invitation to meet with President Obama when he arrives in town on Thursday. Mayor Goodman called President Obama a slow learner after he told Americans not to blow money on a weekend in Las Vegas if they were saving to put their kids through college. “I’ve got other things to do quite frankly for my constituents here in Las Vegas who rely on me to do the right thing as a mayor,” explained Mayor Goodman. [Judging by the poll in this article I would say the good mayor has wide support for blowing Barry off…jarg]

Only 21% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed

The founding document of the United States, the Declaration of Independence, states that governments derive “their just powers from the consent of the governed.” Today, however, just 21% of voters nationwide believe that the federal government enjoys the consent of the governed. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% disagree and say the government does not have the necessary consent. Eighteen percent (18%) of voters are not sure. However, 63% of the Political Class think the government has the consent of the governed, but only six percent (6%) of those with Mainstream views agree. Seventy-one percent (71%) of all voters now view the federal government as a special interest group, and 70% believe that the government and big business typically work together in ways that hurt consumers and investors. [The Declaration of Independence also says, “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,” and “But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security….jarg]

Sen. DeMint at CPAC: ‘America Is Teetering Towards Tyranny’

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) told a standing-room-only crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday that Democrats in Congress and the White House are the inspiration for a revolution that he and fellow conservatives hope is sweeping the nation ahead of the 2010 mid-term elections. “Three years of a Democrat majority and just one year of President Obama have awakened Americans and led millions to become more passionate advocates for freedom,” DeMint said. “This has created a wave of new Republicans who are embracing the energy and passion of the American people.” He also said that the direction the Democrats are trying to steer the country is being rejected by Americans. [DeMint just telling it like it is…jarg]

White House begins groundwork to avoid blame for tax increases

President Obama on Thursday indicated that tax increases on people who make less than $250,000 a year will be on the table when a deficit commission makes its recommendations later this year on how to resolve the nation’s fiscal imbalances. “Everything’s on the table. That’s how this thing is going to work,” Obama said Thursday, moments after signing an executive order creating the 18-member commission. But the White House has already begun to lay the groundwork for their argument that such a recommendation by the panel should not be blamed on the president, who vowed during his campaign not to raise taxes on Americans earning less than $250,000. “The president will not sit on the commission and the options they present will not necessarily reflect administration policy,” a White House official told The Daily Caller. [He can try and hide behind this “commission”, that he had to sign an executive order to create because Congress rejected the idea, all he wants but the voters aren’t stupid. If anyone thinks this “commission” was designed to come up with ways to fleece us then pay down the deficit I have a nice bridge to Kenya I’d like to sell ya…jarg]

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Oakland CA Bus Ride Fight Has Unexpected Outcome

“….beat his white ass!!”

Well maybe not.

Seems a 67 year old caucasian senior citizen and a young black man where sitting across from one another while riding on a bus Tuesday afternoon in sunny Oakland CA when they struck up a conversation. It didn’t take long for the chat to head south as a series of verbal insults began to fly back and forth between them.

The caucasian gentleman got up and removed himself from the situation by relocating to the front of the bus as he should have but the rough and tumble “chatter” between the two of them continued.

The young black man, egged on by what sounds like a young black female videotaping this encounter, made the mistake of leaving his seat at the rear of the bus and strolled towards the front where the caucasian man was sitting.

Unfortunately for one party the verbal fisticuffs would quickly transform into a physical face rearrangement.
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Dr John C. Drew: I Saw Obama As A Pure Marxist Socialist

Well well we finally get to hear from someone who actually knew the young Barry Obama when he attended Occidental College back in 1980, Dr. John C. Drew….

“…he definitely saw America as the enemy…”
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Tuesday February 16th

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Support Lt. Colonel Allen West for Congress representing Florida’s 22 district! He doesn’t need any stinking teleprompter!

Dollar Up as Europe Reels

A dramatic turn in sentiment in favor of the dollar and against the euro continued Monday, with lingering fears of a possible European debt crisis pushing the greenback to its highest point in nine months. Among investors, the question a few months ago wasn’t whether the U.S. dollar would decline in value, but rather how far and how fast. The currency’s surge is throwing a monkey wrench into the plans of corporations and investors who were betting on a weak dollar. The euro extended recent declines Monday, slipping to $1.36 from $1.3618. That came on the heels of last week’s fifth-straight weekly gain by the U.S. currency. The dollar is up more than 5% against the euro this year. [Hurry up and take that long awaited European vacation before the dollar and euro flip again…jarg]

Unionized Rhode Island Teachers Refuse To Work 25 Minutes More Per Day, So Town Fires All Of Them

A school superintendent in Rhode Island is trying to fix an abysmally bad school system. Her plan calls for teachers at a local high school to work 25 minutes longer per day, each lunch with students once in a while, and help with tutoring. The teachers’ union has refused to accept these apparently onerous demands. The teachers at the high school make $70,000-$78,000, as compared to a median income in the town of $22,000. This exemplifies a nationwide trend in which public sector workers make far more than their private-sector counterparts (with better benefits). The school superintendent has responded to the union’s stubbornness by firing every teacher and administrator at the school. [Well it’s about time someone stood up to these damn teachers’ unions! I hope this spreads across the country so we can get back to educating students instead of spreading left wing propaganda and touchy feely emotional nonsense in the classrooms day in and day out…jarg]

Democrats Reeling Under Losses of Veteran Lawmakers, Declining Poll Numbers

Facing one of the angriest electorates in decades and a growing number of retirements from veterans in supposedly safe seats, Democrats are bracing for huge losses this year and the possible loss of both the House and the Senate to the GOP. In Indiana, the retirement of Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh gives the Republicans a stronger chance of seizing a seat that was on their radar only recently. With the popular Bayh off the ballot, CQ Politics changed the rating of the Indiana Senate race to “Leans Republican” Tuesday, superseding the previous rating of “Leans Democratic.” (SNIP) Charlie Cook, publisher of the independent Cook Political Report, said, “Capitol Hill is not a happy place these days.” Democrats’ majority in the Senate after November “will likely be razor thin,” Cook said. In addition, “there is an increasing likelihood that Democrats will lose the House.” [Excellent news indeed…jarg]

Five ways to lose the Senate majority

Sen. Evan Bayh’s stunning decision Monday to pass on a reelection campaign in Indiana is the latest blow to a Senate Democratic majority that is suddenly within striking distance for the GOP. While the retirements of Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) had a clear political logic to them—both involved vulnerable incumbents badly trailing their prospective opponents, according to publicly released polling—Bayh’s calculus was less obvious since he had a comfortable double-digit cushion and a nearly $13 million head start. Either way, the two-term senator’s departure now places 10 Democratic-held Senate seats at risk—if all are swept under by a November GOP wave, Republicans are back in control of the Senate. [No, here’s five way the Democrats WILL lose control of the Senate come November: Nominate then fervently push an unqualified empty suit for president on this country. Select lying back-room deal makers as Senate majority leader/Speaker of the House. Pass 2000+ page bills that the American people have said repeatedly they do not want under cover of darkness with ZERO Republican support. Demonize and try and silence dissent from the Republicans in Congress and taxpayers. Conspire with a willing lamestream media to hide compelling evidence that none of the legislation is based on any reasonable facts or principles…jarg]

Sens. seek Obama boost on campaign trail

President Obama kicks off what might be called his “Save the Senate” tour this week, heading west to campaign for two embattled Democrats trailing badly against Republican challengers – including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. With high-profile Democrats already bailing out of re-election campaigns – Sen. Evan Bayh’s decision on Monday to drop out of the race in Indiana brings the number of retirees to five – Mr. Obama is putting his popularity and fundraising prowess on the line as he tries to help his party hold the majority in the Senate. Local Republicans are salivating at the prospect of Mr. Obama dropping into town to campaign for their opponents. [Obama campaigning for Democrats in blue New Jersey, REALLY really blue Massachusetts and kinda sorta blue Virginia sure worked out well didn’t it?…jarg]

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