Blog Posts - 2009 Elections



From Extraordinary Leaders Come Extraordinary Measures

     In a few days a dramatic motion picture that could shape politics in one state will be coming to a theatre near you. I have not seen it yet, so it would be premature to declare it to be a cinematic tour de force but I do know it will be insp...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Jan 13, 2010

“Honey, You Remember Dada?

   “I missed you so much.  I’m sorry I went away“ Those are the words spoken by this soldier on his return home from the war.  Who is the one he speaks those words to?  It is to the one who rushes to his side before anyone else...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 12, 2009

Fearful Jersey Democrats Start Campaigning For Chris Daggett

    In one of the most corrupt states in the Union, sleazy politics should come as no surprise to anyone.  But when an incumbent Governor and his state party stoop down to sleazy tactics in the closing hours of an election, you know they’r...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 3, 2009

Exit Poll Proves Voters Are Not Voting For Christie, They’re Voting Against Corzine

   As the composition of today’s election for Governor of New Jersey begins to become clear,   an exit poll has shown some good news  and some bad news. When Chris Christie voters were asked whether they voted for Christie or against Corzine,...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 3, 2009

Chris Christie Wins New Jersey!! Republicans Win ‘09 Big!!

  So far, in Republican strongholds like Monmouth and Ocean County, Chris Christie is over performing! Christine Todd Whitman was the last Republican to win statewide office in New Jersey and she did so, in part, due to racking up large pluralities...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 3, 2009

Foxx Cried Wolf And It Must Be Denounced By Fellow Republicans

   “I believe that the greatest fear that we all should have … to our freedom comes from this room, this very room, and what may happen later this week in terms of a tax increase bill masquerading as a health care bill,” “I...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 3, 2009

Scozzafava Endorses Liberal Bill Owens and Says Goodbye To Her Assembly Seat

    After accepting the fact that she was outed as the liberal that she is, Assemblywoman and Republican nominee for Congress in New York’s 23rd Congressional District, Dede Scozzafava, ended her campaign. She saw the writing on the wall and rea...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 2, 2009

Election Eve 2009 Offers a Mix of Blowouts & Nail Biters But Republicans Look Good

    As voting on Election Day 2009 is about to begin in just a mere few hours, most of the races taking place in America are municipal elections.  These local elections are in many ways, the most important ones.   The effects of the leaders el...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 2, 2009

If Republicans Want To Win Big In 2010, They Must Scozzafavarize RINO’s

    Regardless of whether third party candidate, conservative Doug Hoffman, wins the special election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District on Tuesday or not, the fact that a district wide and nation wide backlash forced liberal Republican n...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Nov 1, 2009

Republicans Do The Election Slide & Shift From Scozzafava To Christie

    One of the most intense and controversial races taking place this Tuesday is in New York State, where on November 3rd, a special election will be held to fill a vacancy for Congress in the 23rd Congressional district. The seat, a long held Rep...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 31, 2009

Establishment Republicans Get Knocked Out By Anti-Establishment Republicans In New York

    In the wee hours of the morning POLITICS 24/7 had learned that that the National Republican Congressional Committee was withdrawing resources from the special election to fill the vacancy in the 23rd district congressional district of New York...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 31, 2009

Hold Your Nose And Vote For Chris Christie. Make Him Good For Something.

    I do not like Chris Christie. He is arrogant. It is a quality that, several years ago, as an incumbent, cost Christie the nomination for Freeholder that he was trying to be reelected to. He is inarticulate and unimpressive in speech, uninspiri...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 30, 2009

Scary House Version Of Government Run Health And Insurance Hits In Time For Halloween

   Nancy Pelosi’s House version of government-run health management, care and insurance has been released in a glorious, 1,990 page package which includes a 13-page bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate caps on Medicare spending. Pelosica...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 29, 2009

Government Insurance. You Can Opt Out Of It, But You Will Still Pay For It.

    Democrats are gleeful over a recent decision pushed for by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include a “public option” in their proposed government run health management and insurance reform bill. Believing that they are geniuses, Senat...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 28, 2009

Corzine Starts Pulling Ahead In The Homestrech of New Jersey’s Race For Governor

    For the first time since the 2009 campaign for governor of New Jersey took shape, Quinnipiac has disastrous Democrat Governor Jon Corzine ahead of even more disastrous Republican candidate for Governor, Chris Christie. What makes this story re...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 28, 2009

Christie Is More Likely To Lose Than Corzine Is To Win

    As we go into the closing days of the hotly contested race for Governor of New Jersey, except for one poll which has Corzine leading by 9%, fewer polls have Governor Corzine getting reelected by anywhere from 1 to 4 percent than have Chris Chr...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 27, 2009

President Obama’s Approval Ratings Drop Like A Rock

   Here’s a challenge for our ever so open minded, factually challenged, rewriters of history and poor prognosticators of the future who are otherwise known as the radical liberal left. While you glaze over the details and facts surrounding s...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 22, 2009

Use of the Nuclear Option In Healthcare Reform Could Backfire on Democrats

     A  man given little mention and no attention could become the key roadblock to attempts to pass healthcare based on a procedure called “reconciliation”. Between that man and, ironically, a rule created by a long time Democrat Senator, D...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 17, 2009

Democrats Afraid of a Return To Average Black Voter Turnout Numbers

   According to a Aaron Blake at The Hill, Democrats are fearing that a drop off in African-American votes in coming elections that do not feature President Obama on the ballot, could be quite detrimental to their election and reelection efforts. T...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 14, 2009

Maine Senator Susan Collins May Be Second Republican To Support Healthcare Reform

   After the Senate Finance Committee voted 14 to 9 in favor of their version of health management and care reform, today Democrats met behind closed doors to try to merge House and Senate versions of health insurance and care reforms into one bill...
by POLITICS 24/7 on Oct 14, 2009


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