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Chris Christie refused invitation to appear at Romney campaign rally

Ouch bro, that’s gonna leave a mark. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who was effusive in his praise of President Barack Obama when the two leaders toured damage from Hurricane Sandy last week, turned down a request by Mitt Romney to appear with him at a rally on Sunday night in Pennsylvania, The Huffington Post […]

An election eve message for Waukesha County Democratic candidates

Jeff Christensen, the Democratic Chair of Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District, has written a thoughtful and inspiring election eve message for Waukesha County Democratic candidates and volunteers. Here it is, reprinted in its entirety, with permission (links added):

Sometimes it is easy to be cynical here in the Fifth Congressional District, as it’s the “roughest” of […]

When is That Boy From Elroy Not From Elroy?

During the campaign, our boy from Elroy, Mr. Tommy Thompson, has made hay (pun intended) that he is still a small town farmer…that is supposed to be in contrast to the left’s accusation that he is now a big moneyed lobbyist and Washington insider. Well the pushups, the tractors, the Harleys, the aw shucks are, […]

Endorsements: November 6 2012

Normally I wouldn’t go down the list this far to endorse candidates across the entire state. But we are living in extraordinary times. And if you read the list we have an opportunity to elect a lot of Democratic women to the State Assembly…which I think would be an outstanding idea.

But for those […]

Some election day predictions

If you’re reading this blog, I don’t need to tell you the importance of tomorrow. It’s election day, and with that in mind here’s my predictions on a few races of import.

Presidential Race In the presidential race, I’ll predict President Barack Obama wins reelection with 303 electoral votes to Republican Mitt Romney’s 235 electoral […]

Mitt Romney’s enthusiasm gap

Here’s two screenshots that completely debunk the idea of a President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign suffering from an enthusiasm gap, at least here in southeastern Wisconsin.

As the image below shows, within 25 miles of Waukesha there were/are 245 scheduled grassroots events/gatherings/GOTV efforts on behalf of President Obama’s reelection from November 4 until election day.


Monday Music: Springsteen: Land of Hope and Dreams

Yeah I know it’s not Thursday…but we could all stand another song from Bruce!

RwP: Panel Discussion (Part 4) “The Polarization of America”

To me, this is most interesting of the topics and discussions that this Rants Without Pants panel debated. I want to thank how great this panel was. Everyone had their own unique points which led to a very healthy debate.

This panel consisted of Stacy Harbaugh (Communications Director for the American Civil Liberties Union […]

Registered Republican arrested for vote fraud in Nevada

You want vote fraud?

I got your vote fraud right here! Roxanne Rubin, a registered Republican from Henderson, Nev., was arrested Friday on a felony charge of attempting to vote twice in the same election.

FBI agents took Rubin into custody as she arrived for work at the Riviera hotel-casino, according to the Associated Press. […]

Take a look at this pro-Mitt Romney button being sold at his rally at State Fair Park (UPDATED)

Seen being sold at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s rally on Friday, November 2 at State Fair Park:

UPDATE: For the sake of clarity, the image I’ve provided above was sent to me by a source I trust implicitly, and there’s been additional confirmation on Facebook that the button was being sold by individuals […]