UK election debates stirs the pot, but tastes the same – and Brexit?
November 23, 2019 05:29 Posted in: Elections, Events - The UK is inching ever closer to the Thursday, December 12 general election (650 members) - where we hope we can get a UK Parliament elected that can finally deliver on the Brexit issue. Brexit was hot on the agenda as Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson locked horns with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on TV this weekend debate. The Labour… Continue Reading
Exposing Democrat Dark Money – WARNING for 2020?
November 22, 2019 23:05 Posted in: Elections - Politico - Documents reveal massive "dark money" group boosted Democrats [sce emoji="bandit"/] in 2018, according to Politico. The Sixteen Thirty Fund, a little-known nonprofit headquartered in Washington, spent $141 million on more than 100 left-leaning causes during the midterm election year, according to a new tax filing from the group. The money contributed to efforts ranging from fighting Supreme Court Justice Brett… Continue Reading
November 2019 Democratic debate analysis – who is about to emerge to take on Trump?
November 21, 2019 16:22 Posted in: Elections - Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a debate over the future of America, which included topics such as healthcare, racial inequality, and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. The debate was held in Atlanta, GA, and hosted by all-female moderators from MSNBC and The Washington Post. The November 20th, 2019 night faceoff came… Continue Reading
Battle for the Independent Voter, how will they vote?
November 17, 2019 15:20 Posted in: Elections - Pew Research - Partisan divides in the United States are as wide as they’ve ever been in the modern political era. But what about the large share of Americans who identify as Independents? A recent Pew Research Center report took a detailed look at these Americans. Among other things, it illustrated that independents have lower levels of political participation and are demographically different… Continue Reading
Is voter fraud an issue – expunging voter rolls?
November 11, 2019 15:16 Posted in: Elections, Policy - Real Clear Politics - Eight states, as well as the District of Columbia, have total voter registration tallies exceeding 100% of the voting-age population. Huh? How can this be, we have been told that voter fraud is non-existent? Los Angeles County may be the worst offender. Ten out of the state’s 58 counties also have registration rates exceeding 100% of… Continue Reading
Bloomberg is in the 2020 presidential race, or is he?
November 9, 2019 04:52 Posted in: Elections - Bloomberg announced last March 2019 that he would not run for president, but now he has filed paperwork to become a candidate in the Democratic primary in Alabama - on the last possible day. This move doesn’t mean Bloomberg is definitely running. He says he is keeping his options open, although Bloomberg advisers told The New York Times that he… Continue Reading
Elizabeth Warren slipping, forecasting the Democratic primaries – November 2019
November 5, 2019 22:22 Posted in: Elections - Elizabeth Warren came under sustained attack from her Democratic rivals during the October 2019 presidential debate in Westerville, Ohio. For the most part, little movement in political fortunes has occurred since these debates and since our last forecast. RFS1 forecasts the Democratic contenders, giving a few interesting details. Most of the political dialogue for the 2020 U.S. presidential election is… Continue Reading
Stacey Abrams, still won’t concede – civil elections gone?
November 5, 2019 21:47 Posted in: Elections - Stacey Abrams lost her 2018 bid for the Georgia governorship in a contentious race against then Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Despite acknowledging Kemp as the legal victor, Abrams has refused to concede the election. Abrams said, "Concession in the political space is an acknowledgment that the process was fair ... and I don't believe that to be so."… Continue Reading
The Drudge Report – exposed deepstate strategy?
November 5, 2019 21:24 Posted in: Elections, Trump - The Drudge Report is a conservative news-aggregation website. Run by Matt Drudge with the help of Charles Hurt and Daniel Halper, the site consists mainly of links to news stories (spinning the headline) from other outlets about politics, entertainment, and current events; it also has links to many columnists. Occasionally, Drudge authors news stories himself, based on tips. The Drudge Alexa ratings are near 162 in the U.S. and 620… Continue Reading