Posts Tagged ‘running



05
Oct
11

kick off your bedroom slippers

OFA

From Donna Dem:

Please join us starting today and contact your Representative and both your Senators and URGE THEM TO SUPPORT THE AMERICAN JOBS ACT.

To contact your Senators and Representative follow the information at this attached link here (pdf)

(You can also get contact details at the ‘Contact Congress’ link in the right sidebar)

OFA has set up a “Tweet for Jobs” to make it easy for you to send a tweet in support of the AJA to your members of Congress. See OFA link above.

PLEASE CALL, TWEET, EMAIL AND FAX WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY ANYTIME ALL DAY.

LET’S BRING THOSE PHONE LINES DOWN WITH CALLS!!!

Have a great productive day everyone!

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04
Oct
11

no-go?

National Review: New Jersey Republicans tell National Review Online that Gov. Chris Christie will not run for president. The governor, they predict, will make this clear at a press conference this afternoon. Per his schedule, he’ll meet with reporters at 1 p.m. outside his office.

GOPolitico, Mark Halperin, Joe Scarborough and the Koch brothers are taking the news well:

😕

21
Jun
11

rino?

Steve Benen: ….I can appreciate all of the reasons to take Jon Huntsman seriously as a candidate ….. but Huntsman is a moderate in an era when Republicans don’t like moderates.

Huntsman believes “health care is a right” …. He believes climate change is real and endorsed a cap-and-trade plan to address is …. He supported an individual mandate as part of health care reform … Republicans are on the opposite side of all of these issues. .. Oh, and he’s also a former member of the Obama administration who called President Obama a “remarkable leader.”

The Republican base has gone to great lengths to target so-called RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) … We’re to believe this same base will tolerate a moderate as their presidential nominee? Sure, Huntsman will start engaging in Romney-like flip-flops and try to reinvent himself. And sure, the media’s sycophantic adulation will give the guy a boost his rivals probably won’t enjoy.

But when push comes to shove, what are the chances Republican voters will nominate a former member of Obama’s team who doesn’t even want to describe himself as conservative? Strange things happen, but I’m hard pressed to imagine how anything this strange happens.

More here

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According to GOPolitico, Fox News was the first to cut away from Huntsman’s ‘big’ announcement today – half way through his speech. So, they’ll treat him with as much as respect during his campaign as they do the President.

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Thanks Ladyhawke

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More on Huntsman at The Reid Report

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Loriah just alerted me to Huntsman’s Google (Images) problem:

😆

09
Jun
11

the laughs just keep on coming…..

CBS: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is considering a bid for the Republican nomination for president and could make an announcement soon…The conservative Weekly Standard cites “two reliable sources” who tell editor William Kristol that Giuliani sees parallels between his 1989 mayoral race loss and victory in the next election with his loss in 2008 and the current race.

…Kristol says this time Giuliani would go head to head with New Hampshire front-runner Mitt Romney and then try to garner enough electoral votes in delegate rich states like New York, New Jersey and California. “It seems implausible that Rudy Giuliani could win the nomination. But it’s an implausible year,” Kristol wrote.

04
Jun
11

a good sport

NASCAR:

Gymnastics:

Cycling:

Quarterbacking:

Prize Fighting:

Pretend-golf:

Mind-reading:

Cow-taming:

Fencing:

Juggling:

Dancercise:

Aerobics:

International Ping Pong:

Trans-Atlantic paddling:

Sailing:

Orienteering:

Rodeo:

Stone-flinging:

Karate Chopping:

Long Distance Running:

Chess:

Ice-skating:

Hurdling:

Wave-riding:

High-Jumping:

Backwards Tennis:

Cricket:

Really Big Fish Catching:

Saber-swinging:

Soccer ball juggling:

Tiny ball-whacking:

Pocket Battleships:

Batting:

Ball-potting:

Weight-lifting:

Left-leaning (a popular sport in Communist Europe):

Snow-ploughing:

Hurling:

That ‘don’t-blink’ game:

Thumb-Wrestling (thank you gobrooklyn for the reminder about this great sport):

General Wrestling:

Fly-swatting:

22
May
11

running ….. for the hills

AP: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said early Sunday that he won’t run for president because of family considerations, narrowing the field in the race for the GOP nomination.

“In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one,” the Republican said, disclosing his decision in an e-mail to supporters. “The interests and wishes of my family, is the most important consideration of all. If I have disappointed you, I will always be sorry.”

18
May
11

secret service: “slow down mr president, pleeeeeeease!”

President Obama greets wellwishers upon arrival at Logan International Airport in Boston May 18

….greeted by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick

14
May
11

the muppet show just lost a muppet

Huckabee has announced he isn’t running.

You know, the only thing these people are running for now is the hills.

(If God told him not to run, then my faith is renewed!)

Jon Huntsman: “It is unfortunate that we will not have his voice – or his bass guitar – in the presidential debate, as our party would have benefited from his involvement.”

😕

Obama/Biden 2012😉

09
May
11

move! (videos added)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Michelle Kwan participate in a fitness event with military families on the South Lawn of the White House, May 9

And this is me at the White House today:

Well, it would have been me if I’d been at the White House today. Honest.😕

06
May
11

up and running

President Barack Obama jogs towards well wishers after stepping off Air Force One in Indianapolis, Ind., May 6

President Obama is greeted by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels upon his arrival in Indianapolis




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