Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Republicans

Meet “The Donkey Whisperer” …

I’m a big fan of Cesar Milian, The Dog Whisperer, and his show on The National Geographic Channel.  I’ve picked up a few tricks from Cesar to help keep my favorite pooch in line. Well, a Texas Republican congressional candidate, Roger Williams, has put out…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans

Rethinking Romney ….

I know I gave major props to Mitt Romney in an earlier post about “job creation” and the silly season.  An editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal has me rethinking that praise: Mitt Romney rolled out a major chunk of his economic agenda yesterday, and…

Posted in Congress Economy Media Obama Politics

Job creation and the political silly season ….

“Job Creation” is THE buzz moving through the media and the political class as the 2012 campaign season starts to gear up.  Barry-O is giving us a speech on Thursday about how he will create jobs. Candidates are attacking each other over who has the…

Posted in Economy Media Obama Politics

A big ZERO for Barry O ….

That’s right.  Official economic reports indicate that no new jobs were created for August.  That’s the first time since World War II: The US economy created no jobs and the unemployment rate held steadily higher at 9.1 percent in August, fueling concerns that the US…

Posted in Congress Media Obama Politics

He wants your money AND your TV time ….

First, President Barry wants to speak on television Wednesday — at the same time as a GOP presidential debate.  That idea gets nixed — so he tries to get some TV time on Thursday.  The problem with Thursday — that is the night that NFL…

Posted in Bev Perdue Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Some common sense on voter ID laws ….

It has been a little while since Madame Governor vetoed what many of us thought was a very sensible piece of legislation — requiring voters who show up to cast ballots actually show ID to prove they are who they say they are.  (Oh, the…

Posted in Kay Hagan Law & Order Media NC legislature Politics Republicans

Fed Judge: NC MUST pay Planned Parenthood

Unbelievable.  A federal judge — aided and abetted in his climb through the ranks by “Monty Hall Republican” Senator Richard Burr — has said North Carolina taxpayers MUST keep funding Planned Parenthood’s operations in the state: U.S. District Judge James A. Beaty Jr. issued a…

Posted in Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Republicans

Voted already? No problem. Try again …

News reports out of Raleigh indicate the arrest of an 89 year old resident for voting twice in the 2010 elections.  The man says he participated in the state’s early voting process, then showed up at his polling place again on election day.  The suspect…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

A drive-by sliming, courtesy of the N&O and Politico ….

It is astounding how much more press coverage and scrutiny the current occupant of the 2nd congressional district seat, Renee Ellmers (R), is getting than her predecessor, Bob (Who are you?) Etheridge (D) did. ( I am SURE it could not have anything to do…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics Republicans

John Davis: still swinging, hitting nothing but air …

Raleigh “political consultant” John Davis, the publisher of The John Davis Political Report, is working overtime to convince North Carolinians, beaten down by the Obama recession, to fork over hundreds of dollars to read the wisdom published in said “political report” — rumored to be…