Support for repeal of the new national health care plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan passed by congressional Democrats and signed into law by President Obama in March. Prior to today, weekly polling had shown support for repeal ranging from 54% to 58%. Currently, just 32% oppose repeal. The […]
Many South Carolinians are asking, why did information about a three year old affair comes out now? Maybe this story will add some insight A new poll taken before accusations of an extramarital affair surfaced shows South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley well ahead in the race for the GOP nod. A Public Policy Polling survey of 638 likely Republican primary voters conducted last Saturday and Sunday found Haley at […]
For three months, the White House has refused to say whether it offered a job to Representative Joe Sestak to get him to drop his challenge to Senator Arlen Specter in a Pennsylvania Democratic primary, as Mr. Sestak has asserted. But the White House wants everyone who suspects that something untoward, or even illegal, might have happened to rest easy: though it still will not reveal what happened, the White […]
It’s not just the Preacher in the local church saying morality is diminishing in the United States. A new Gallup poll says that Americans’ are three times more likely to describe the current state of moral values in the United States as “poor” than as “excellent” or “good.” Americans’ assessment of U.S. morality has never been positive, but the current ratings rank among the worst Gallup has measured over the […]
Politics as usual in South Carolina, 1 week after Nikki Haley takes the lead in the Governor Race, rumors fly about an affair between a local blogger three years ago. Haley responded, “I have been 100 percent faithful to my husband throughout our 13 years of marriage,” Haley said in a statement released to a local television station. “This claim against me is categorically and totally false.”
Political Operatives keep what is called an “ace in the hole” for such game changers like Sarah Palin coming to the State House and endorse Haley. Prior to that, Attorney General McMaster was in the lead.
Following the Rasmussen Poll last week, attack politics ensued. Here a a great example of how Republicans eat their own in attempt to be top dog.
South Carolina is full of bloggers who are Paid by party politics and Public Relations firms. It is very important here in Columbia to now who is being paid by who, when reading local blogs. Many times you can see the skew even without knowing who is paying them.
The blogger in question is Will Folks, who wrote in his blog, ” The truth in this case is what it is. Several years ago, prior to my marriage, I had an inappropriate physical relationship with Nikki. That’s it.
Notice that Folks made sure to say this happened before his marriage. True or not he makes sure he come out as the ‘innocent one’
Haley called this a, “disgraceful smear”, “It is quite simply South Carolina politics at its worst.”
Big Journalism has been all over this, including the odd detail that D.C. cops evidently escorted the Purple People-Beaters to the Bank of America executive’s home in Rockville, Maryland. Fox News regular Nina Easton was on the scene, with good reason: She lives right next door. Quote: Last Sunday, on a peaceful, sun-crisp afternoon, our toddler finally napping upstairs, my front yard exploded with 500 screaming, placard-waving strangers on a […]
From Dick Morris The tenth seat — the one that will give the Republicans control of the Senate — is coming closer and closer. Three key developments: 1. Connecticut State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has been caught repeatedly fabricating a record of service in Vietnam. While he constantly claims to have fought, the fact is that he never went near the place. His candidacy is falling apart as a result. […]
For the first time in some twenty years a Republican has taken a Hawaii congressional seat. The special election was held Saturday to replace retiring Congressman Neil Abercrombie. Charles Djou won with nearly forty percent of the vote, with his closest competitor Colleen Hanabusa who had with 31 percent. The election was a “winner take all” election which is different from other states that require a run off if a […]
I.C.E. trying to push back on Arizona Law says it may not process illegal immigrants who are processed in Arizona. If the Border was secure, which is federal responsibility, they wouldn’t need to worry about the Arizona law. Echoing comments by President Barack Obama and others in the administration, Morton said that Arizona’s new law targeting illegal immigration is not “good government.” The law makes it a crime to be […]
Here is an interview with CNNs Wolf Blitzer and the President of Mexico on it’s own southern border and Mexican law. This is the Guy who just got the Standing O in a joint session of Congress after attacking the Arizona Law calling it a profiling law. Can I say “hypocrite” here? Talk about total double standard and Democrats love this guy! From the Washington Times “Under the Mexican law, […]