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No Earmarks for Harry! Senate Democrats signal defeat on Pork

February 1, 2011 politisite 0

Signaling defeat, at least for the moment, Senate Democrats said Tuesday they won’t allow any earmarks in spending bills this year. “The handwriting is clearly on the wall,” said Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii Democrat, in announcing the move. While much of the rest of Washington was moving away from earmarks, Senate Democrats had resisted, with their leader, Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, defending them even after President Obama said […]

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Which States Will Gain or Lose Seats in Congress

December 21, 2010 politisite 0

Just as we reported in September based on some raw data figures, The Northeast and Midwest would lose House seats while the South and Southwest would gains. Census Announces List of States’ Congressional Seat Gains/Losses The Census Bureau just completed its one duty specifically described in the Constitution — to count the number of people living in the United States and apportion them to determine how many Congressional seats go […]

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2010 Census: South, West will Gain House Seats and Electroral Votes

September 27, 2010 politisite 0

The report below has huge implications for the GOP in 2012.  Electoral Vote adds in South and West, Loses in the North-East and Mid-West The new analysis uses population estimates from a private demographics company and was released in conjunction with a Rhode Island meeting over the weekend and on Monday of state lawmakers from around the nation who will ultimately be figuring out the best ways to remap their […]

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Qatar diplomat held following telling air marshals he was lighting shoes on fire

April 8, 2010 politisite 0

Just being sarcastic?  A little hint, if you are confronted by air marshals  don’t say you are lighting your shoes on fire.  Seems a Qatar Diplomat thinks it is O.K. to be sarcastic because his has full diplomatic immunity.  The man was identified as Mohammed al Modadi. Diplomatic Immunity should not cover, even sarcasm since he was probably trying to cop a smoke, anyone who makes a statement that could […]

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Coffee Parties Big Kickoff in Washington DC

March 13, 2010 politisite 0

Calling itself the Response to the Teaparty Movement, the Coffee Party kicked off it’s big get together in Washington DC today.  From the look of things, I wouldn’t be worried.  What has passed through this writers mind in the last few minutes…  So the Tea Party movement was coined, ‘teabaggers’ by the Left Stream Media.  Can you imagine what one could do with Coffee party?  How about a Coffee enema […]

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Keith Olbermann is a funny, funny man

February 13, 2010 politisite 0

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11: So, let’s talk about Sarah Palin, who Olbermann must be contractually obligated to mention every 15 minutes on “Countdown.” He’s clearly obsessed. Now, Olbermann likes to make up little nicknames for his nemeses. In his world, Bill O’Reilly is “Bill-O,” Glenn Beck is “Lonesome Rhodes Beck,” dignity is “#1 Mortal Enemy.” (Ok, only two of those are real.) Well, Sarah Palin’s nickname is “Sister Sarah.” My best […]

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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll – July 30, 2009

July 31, 2009 politisite 0

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 28% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Thirty-nine percent (39%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -11 (see trends). Yesterday, the President hosted Cambridge police Sgt. James Crowley and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., for a beer on the White House lawn. […]