Tag Archive for GOP

A Permanent Democratic Majority

A few years ago, Hugh Hewitt wrote a book, “Painting the Map Red: The Fight to Create a Permanent Republican Majority” featuring an elephant with a paintbrush turning the lower 48 states into a solid red map.  Its for sale in the remainders rack at Barnes and Noble for about five bucks. So the folks over…

All The GOP Has Left to Sell is Fear

    I voted mid-morning today, letting the morning rush go by but beating the lunch rush.  I stiull had to wait 30 minutes to stroll through the polling place at Northwood High.  On the way there, I tuned in Rush Limbaugh and one the way out, Laura Ingraham.  There’s high comedy in their shows…

GOP operative arrested for voter registration fraud

In the LATimes, I came accross the following story that you will likely not see on RedCounty. Ontario police arrest man in voter fraud case Mark Jacoby, who owns a firm hired by the California Republican Party, violated state laws with his own registration, authorities say. By Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer October…

Three Weeks to Go

As Chris Prevatt will tell you, I’ve been obsessing over daily poll results for weeks now.  And while my own personal tally shows Senator Barack Obama geting 370 electoral college votes and the presidency, I do not want to let up.  I made my largest contribution of the political season to the Obama/Biden ticket yesterday.  We…

The GOP Line to Nowhere

Shawn Steel likes to post videos of liberals protesting any number of things when he writes for the Flash Report.  Agroup of Democratic activists protested outside of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania when John McCain and Sarah Palin recently held a rally.  And here’s what Republican hatred looks like. [youtube]itEucdhf4Us[/youtube] Yes Shawn, there are wackos on…

Indictment for Tan Nguyen over Racist Mailer

Well the wheels of justice move slowly, but it appears they do sometimes move. Tan Nguyen, Republican challenger to Loretta Sanchez in 2006 was indicted today by a federal grand jury for lying to federal investigators about a letter sent by his campaign two years ago to latino immigrant voters implying that they could not…

Shea’s Republican Support Ends at the Checkbook

I tooled over to Christina Shea’s “Shea for Mayor” website (which still has a reference to “Keep Irvine Great” isn’t that cool she’s still using the slogan of the opposition slate, but what’s a little plagiarism among friends, right?). I wanted to see who was endorsing her run for Mayor this time around.   Her…