Author Archives: Rich Horton

This Is What Momentum Looks Like

I put together the following chart using polling data collected by Real Clear Politics. In it I compare the average lead for Obama (given in positive numbers) or Romney (given as a negative number) for the period September 23rd through … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Lucky

I’d never have believed this is something I would say, but it looks like we may have gotten off easy the last four years. The arrogance President Obama displayed last night was nothing new to any of us. It’s been … Continue reading

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Biggest Take Away From The Post Debate Coverage

Journolist lives. Let’s just say there seems to be something coordinated about the MSM responses. Tweet

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It’s A Long Uphill Battle That He Most Likely Cannot Win

…I’m talking about the president of course: University of Colorado prediction model points to big Romney win A presidential election prediction model developed by two University of Colorado professors points to a big win for GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney in … Continue reading

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Our Corrupt Media

*yawn* Another day, another faux Romney outrage. Today we are supposed to be up in arms because Mitt Romney thinks that people who believe the role of government is to give them free crap won’t vote for him. For this, … Continue reading

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Who Is Not Ready For Prime Time?

Breaking news from the most brilliant President in History (TM): White House clarifies Obama’s statement that Egypt is not an ‘ally’ President Barack Obama didn’t intend to signal any change in the U.S.-Egypt relationship last night when he said Egypt … Continue reading

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Krugman Is Still A Lying Sack Of You Know What

From Mr. Duplicity himself: During today’s round table on ABC, Rand Paul seemed shocked at my claim that government employment is down under Obama. Of course, it is. Oh, is it? Well, then someone ought to tell the U.S. Office … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman: Wile E. Coyote Op-Ed Writer

From one of the NY Times super-geniuses:  I had to catch a train in Washington last week. The paved street in the traffic circle around Union Station was in such poor condition that I felt as though I was on … Continue reading

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Our Tax Future

Almost an actual proposal: Romney Specifies Deductions He’d Cut Mitt Romney, speaking at a private fundraising event on Sunday, offered the first details of deductions he would eliminate or limit in order to offset the income tax cut he has … Continue reading

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“Political Science A ‘Gaffe'” Says New York Times

Who knew? Romney’s Day to Relish Is Marred by Aide’s Gaffe Mitt Romney sought to use the coveted endorsement of Jeb Bush on Wednesday to amplify his call for Republicans to rally behind his candidacy and get on with the … Continue reading

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Romney’s Time

RedState has it right: It is a mathematical improbability that Rick Santorum will get to the magic number of 1,144 — the number of delegates needed to be the Republican Presidential nominee. It is a political improbability that Rick Santorum … Continue reading

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The Associated Press: Dumber Than A Box Of Rocks

From the couldn’t make this up department: Northeast braces for temps near boiling point The extreme heat that’s been roasting the eastern U.S. is only expected to get worse, and residents are bracing themselves for temperatures near and above boiling … Continue reading

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David Frum Ain’t No Martin Luther

I agree with much of this piece by David Frum, but when he falls off the rails he really falls off the rails: Give me a hammer and a church-house door, and I’d post these theses for modern Republicans… 5) … Continue reading

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House Democrats Are The New Patty Hearst?

I don’t blame all liberals for junk like this as it seems only liberal “journalists” are actually this brand of stupid: The tea party’s terrorist tactics It has become commonplace to call the tea party faction in the House “hostage … Continue reading

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Satan Welcomes Osama For The Next Few Million Years

Thank God. Osama bin Laden, hunted as the mastermind behind the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, has been killed, President Obama announced tonight. The president called the killing of bin Laden the “most significant achievement to date” in the … Continue reading

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