Friday, May 29, 2009
spotlight as the focus of attack in Republican ads and recorded phone
calls. The Miami Herald reports that these ads and messages will run
in districts that are currently represented by vulnerable Democrats.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
In this latest survey, Simmons leads 86 - 5 percent among Republicans and 53 - 30 percent among independent voters, while Dodd takes Democrats 67 - 16 percent.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Bonus quiz: What's worse? Bon Jovi or the pasty, bloated Tom Hanks of recent years?
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Which is a better problem in the United States today?
Voters unwilling to pay enough in taxes
Politicians unwilling to control government spending
The 14% who blame the workers of this country for not paying enough taxes are mostly life-long welfare leeches or rich liberals who know the ropes when it comes to not paying taxes even though they expect us to keep paying more and more of our money for their
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Dozens of cars have been smashed, 14 people injured and 46 arrested in riots by Muslim migrants over the alleged defacing of a Koran by a policeman.
Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at hundreds of protesters outside Parliament in the city centre.
Police said they would investigate the allegation that an officer tore up an Iraqi migrant's Koran while checking his identity papers in Athens last week. "But this isolated incident cannot justify these acts of violence," said Interior Minister Christos Markoyiannakis.
Source: The Age (Australia)
In hypothetical head-to-head match-ups, Pawlenty today defeats...
Paul Thissen, a Minneapolis-area state representative, by 19 points.
Tom Bakk, a state senator representing parts of northeast Minnesota, by 18 points.
John Marty, a state senator from Roseville, by 17 points.
Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, by 17 points.
Susan Gaertner, County Attorney for Ramsey County, by 14 points.
Matt Entenza, former Minnesota State House Democratic Leader and 2006 candidate for Attorney General, by 14 points.
Chris Coleman, mayor of St. Paul and unrelated to Norm Coleman, by 11 points.
R. T. Rybak, mayor of Minneapolis, today trails Pawlenty by 5 points. Pawlenty leads by 33 points among men; Rybak leads by 15 points among women -- a 48-point gender gap. Pawlenty carries Republicans 7:1; Rybak carries Democrats 5:1; Independents favor Pawlenty by 18 points.
Mark Dayton, former United States Senator from Minnesota, trails Pawlenty by 4 points, within the margin of sampling error and effectively even this far from the election. Pawlenty leads by 23 points among men; Dayton leads by 13 among women -- a 36-point gender gap. Dayton leads in northeastern Minnesota and southern Minnesota; Pawlenty leads in the Twin Cities area and the western portion of the state.