Archive for August 18th, 2010

Rasmussen – Ohio Governor: Kasich (R) 48%, Strickland (D) 40%

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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Rasmussen – Kentucky Senate: Rand Paul (R) 49%, Conway (D) 40%

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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Rasmussen – Nevada Senate: Reid (D) 47%, Angle (R) 47%

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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Grow jobs and shrink government – Mitt Romney

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Almost every action the president has taken has deepened and lengthened the downturn. The private sector has retreated, frightened by his agenda and paralyzed by the uncertainty, lack of predictability, and outright hostility he has engendered.

Are Facebook’s Days Numbered? – Trevor Butterworth, Forbes

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

The mobile web rewards increasing simplicity, and it doesn’t make sense, in the long run, to have multiple social networks, each with their own sign-ins and passwords, their own assemblies of non-collaborating address books, applications, and data, and multiple levels of interaction with other users.

Reuters – US Says Bankruptcies Reach Nearly 5-Year High

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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NY Times – General Motors Files for an Initial Public Offering

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

The common shares will be sold by G.M.’s current shareholders, the largest of which is the federal government. It exchanged about $43 billion in aid to G.M. for a 61 percent interest in the automaker.

NY Daily News – Nancy Pelosi, house speaker, wants investigation into Ground Zero mosque opposition funding

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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Dan Balz – In Ohio, two races test Democrats’ strategy for midterm elections

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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As Goes Washington, So Goes the Nation – Sean Trende

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

In the years before reliable polling, political prognosticators relied on a simple maxim to forecast elections: As goes Maine, so goes the nation. The saying didn’t arise because Maine was a swing state. Maine was in fact a solidly Republican state until the 1960s, with the Democrats only winning 13 of 219 Congressional races held between 1854 and 1960 and only a single Presidential race.

Obama Demagogues Private Enterprise – John Stossel

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Last weekend, President Obama pandered for votes by trashing Social Security privatization.

“I’d have thought that debate would’ve been put to rest once and for all by the financial crisis we’ve just experienced,” Obama said. “(N)o one would want to place bets with Social Security on Wall Street” (http://tinyurl.com/28mkgqs).

Chicago Sun Times editorial – Is it worth it to retry Blagojevich? You bet

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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Just how badly does President Obama want the Democrats to lose the 2010 midterm elections? Washington Examiner

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

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