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Democrat rank and file don’t want God, Jerusalem in platform

Posted: September 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

The Democratic National Convention, a shambles from day one, eventually outdid itself and violated the cardinal rule that says politics is the art of addition and not subtraction, inclusion over exclusion to build a winning coalition on Election Day. The crowning blow came on the second day of the convention when the party hustled to […]

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In ratings war, Ann Romney beats Michelle Obama by 400K

Posted: September 6, 2012 at 12:15 pm   /   Elections, Politics

In a startling indication of the decline of the Democratic Party and the Obama brand, television ratings were down dramatically from 2008 for the speech by one of the most popular Democrats in the land – Michelle Obama. Most troubling for Democrats was the fact that while 11 million viewers tuned in to catch the […]

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Democrats’ convention to be quickly upstaged by the unemployment report

Posted: September 6, 2012 at 9:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

President Obama will deliver his national pep talk on the last night of his party’s convention, but the real news will hit early Friday morning when the Labor Department releases the unemployment figures for August. In less than 24 hours, the lofty rhetoric of Charlotte will be forgotten as voters get yet another dose of […]

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Obama and the Shrinking Democrats

Posted: September 6, 2012 at 7:42 am   /   Elections, Politics

When convention officials moved President Obama’s acceptance speech from an outdoor stadium to the convention arena the crowd required to fill the seats shrunk by about 50,000. While the switch was blamed on the weather, it really served as a striking metaphor for a shrinking Democratic Party and a faltering Obama campaign that now faces […]

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“Incomplete” is not an acceptable answer

Posted: September 5, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

In a rare burst of candor, President Obama gave himself an “incomplete” when asked to grade his performance during his tenure in White House. Anyone who has been to school knows an incomplete grade is often an escape hatch for a failing grade, a second chance to avoid academic disaster. In politics, there are no […]

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