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    Walker Both Leads Warnock By 2% and Trails Warnock By 5% in Two Separate Polls in GA

    We have two polls out of Georgia this morning that seem to contradict each other on the state of the race for the US Senate but seem to be in line on gubernatorial race. In a poll from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Herschel Walker holds a slight lead over Raphael Warnock while Brian Kemp is now up by high single digits over Stacey Abrams. Marist College shows a similar high single-digit lead for Kemp over Abrams but shows the opposite result in the US Senate race with Warnock up by 5%.

    US SENATE – GEORGIA (AJC)
    Herschel Walker (R) 46%
    Raphael Warnock (D-inc) 44%

    US SENATE – GEORGIA (Marist)
    Raphael Warnock (D-inc) 47%
    Herschel Walker (R) 42%

    GOVERNOR – GEORGIA (AJC)
    Brian Kemp (R-inc) 50%
    Stacey Abrams (D) 42%

    GOVERNOR – GEORGIA (Marist)
    Brian Kemp (R-inc) 50%
    Stacey Abrams (D) 44%

    The AJC poll was done over a much longer period of time, September 5-16, among 861 likely voters. The Marist College poll was done September 12-15 and is among registered voters, which still using RVs this late in the election cycle seems a little odd and may be why the results are more favorable to the Democrats than the AJC poll.

    Posted by Dave at 9:41 am
    Filed under: General | Comments (272)

    272 Responses to “Walker Both Leads Warnock By 2% and Trails Warnock By 5% in Two Separate Polls in GA”

    1. DW says:

      And the Atlanta Urinal-Constipation is about as left a hack-job pollster as you can get, so if they say Walker is ahead, Walker is ahead.

    2. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Mr. Wissing–your dislike of conservative GOP candidates is well known, but why would you shade the Marist Poll findings in GA. Real Clear Politics shows Warnock +2 in the Senate race with Likely Voters. In fact, the Marist pollster says the following: “Warnock (47%) and Walker (45%) are closely matched among registered voters who say they definitely plan to vote.”
      Lastly, people here at the HHR should note that in 2020, Marist never polled Georgia. I question if it knows how since they show a 13 pt. spread between what Kemp would receive(net +11 over the Hamburger Queen) with LV’s and Walker’s -2. That is one BIG gap.

    3. Phil says:

      Marist, huh. Would this be the same Marist that had Biden up 51-47 in Florida with their last poll release in 2020. That Marist? I believe Trump won Florida by three and a half points. Enough with the college polls already. Look, all polls have misses at some time or other, but come on.

    4. Bitterlaw says:

      Dave posts polls we like and polls we don’t.

    5. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #5- Bitterlaw
      I grant you that, but accuracy is an altogether different issue.

    6. Phil says:

      I for one have no problem with Dave posting every poll on every race. We can look at each poll posted and decide for ourselves whether they are valid based on their history and methodology.

    7. Phil says:

      BTW, Marist has no track record of ever polling Georgia that I can find. That in itself doesn’t make them wrong, but when they come up with this kind of result it makes you pretty suspicious.

    8. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Phil
      Today is pollpalooza day. Here are two more: baris in WI and Trafalgar in MN where AG Ellison trails by 1 1/2%.

      Baris has come out with a Wisc-Sen poll

      Johnson R 49.2%
      Barnes D 46.0%
      9/17-18 852 LV

      “President Joe Biden’s approval rating is underwater in Wisconsin. While 44.6% approve of the job he’s doing as president, to include 23.4% who strongly approve, 54.5% disapprove and that includes 47.9% who strongly disapprove.

      Of those who remain undecided in the race for U.S. Senate, 51.9% strongly disapprove and another 5.0% somewhat disapprove (of Biden). Only 2.2% strongly approve and 30.5% somewhat approve.”

      https://creativedestructionmedia.com/news/politics/2022/09/19/cd-media-big-data-poll-ron-johnson-leads-mandela-barnes-for-us-senate-in-wisconsin/

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      RIGHTINMA
      September 20, 2022 at 9:38 am

      Trafalgar MN: https://alphanews.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/MN-Gen-Poll-Report-0918.pdf

      Gov: 47.7% Walz (D-inc), 45% Jensen (R), 2.5% others
      AG: 49.3% Schultz (R), 45.7% Ellison (D-inc)
      SoS: 46.2% Simon (D-inc), 45.2% Crockett (R)
      Aud: 42.3% Wilson (R), 41.2% Blaha (D-inc), 5.7% others

    9. Cash Cow TM says:

      “Jason T. Schofield, the Republican Rensselaer County Board of Elections commissioner, stands accused after his Sept. 13 arrest: “The indictment accuses Schofield of using an online state Board of Elections portal to request absentee ballots on behalf of eight voters who had no interest in voting, did not request absentee ballots and didn’t know that Schofield was using their personal information to obtain the ballots.”

      “In Stamford, Connecticut, there was not just an arrest but a conviction. John Mallozzi, the city’s former Democratic Party chief, was found guilty of 28 felonies for forging absentee ballots in the 2015 municipal elections.

      “In August, it won an initial victory in a suit to force Michigan to clear dead people from its voting rolls. PILF’s research found that 25,975 names of dead people remained listed as “eligible voters,” meaning if someone shows up to vote in those names, they might get away with it. And yes, in a study of 42 states in recent elections, PILF found that 7,890 votes were actually cast in the names of dead people in 2016 and 6,718 in 2018.

      Nonetheless, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, a Democrat, has fought against removing those names from the lists, even though PILF provided newspaper obituaries and even some photos of gravestones as proof.”

      https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/restoring-america/fairness-justice/yes-voter-fraud-is-real-and-courts-are-cracking-down-on-it?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=msn_feed

    10. Phil says:

      Yeah, sheeple. I posted the Wisconsin poll on the previous thread. The killer for Barnes is exactly what you just posted regarding the undecideds. Those Biden numbers among the undecided are brutal. Easy to see where those voters will break.

      I think Johnson wins by between 4-5.

      Barnes isn’t a good candidate BTW.

    11. Cash Cow TM says:

      “Bitterlaw says:
      September 19, 2022 at 7:57 pm
      Reagan A+
      Trump A-
      Bush 1 A-
      GWB B+
      Clinton D-
      Obama D-
      Biden F”
      *********************************
      Walt said he is working on posting his rating on all the presidents in his lifetime.

      He said Washington gets an A+
      more to follow…

    12. Phil says:

      Wisconsin dead even according to Baris

      Michels 42.1
      Evers 41.9

      A whopping 14% undecided.

      Michels up 9 with independents.

    13. Phil says:

      Governors race.

    14. DW says:

      Probably more than half of the undecided in the WI gov race would lean toward replacing the incumbent.

    15. Phil says:

      Yeah, I’d like to see Biden’s approval/disapproval numbers among the undecideds in that race. He hasn’t posted that yet but if it’s anything like the numbers in the Senate race among undecided voters Evers is in deep doodoo.

    16. Tgca says:

      13

      If Papa “Groper” Bush gets an A- then Carter should get at least a B+ due to grade inflation.

      I agree on Washington. He set the tone for the exec branch that seems to have been lost over the recent decades.

      I think there are only 4 presidents that rank as near great or great and deserve an A or A+. No other presidents come close to their accomplishments. In order of greatest, these 4 are:

      Washington
      Lincoln
      Teddy Roosevelt
      FDR

    17. jan says:

      Phil, do you have a link to Baris’s polling site, as that’s where most of your numbers seem to come from. Thanks!

    18. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Here is another Wisconsin Poll courtesy of Emerson College. R. Johnson(R) +4 for the Senate and Evers(D) +2 for Governor.

      https://emersoncollegepolling.com/wisconsin-2022-voters-splitting-tickets-in-us-senate-and-gubernatorial-elections/

    19. Tina says:

      NEW EMERSON POLL: Ron Johnson holds 4-Point lead over Mandela Barnes in Wisconsin Senate Race

      (R) Ron Johnson 48% (+4)
      (D) Mandela Barnes 44%

      R35/D34/I30 | 1,000 LV | 09/16-18
      https://emersoncollegepolling.com/wisconsin-2022-voters-splitting-tickets-in-us-senate-and-gubernatorial-elections/

      https://twitter.com/IAPolls2022/status/1572257068467507200?cxt=HHwWgMDS2afe49ErAAAA

    20. Tina says:

      Sorry sheeple, I did not see your post. I am in need of new glasses.

    21. jason says:

      Bitterlaw says:
      September 19, 2022 at 7:57 pm

      Reagan A+
      Trump A-
      Bush 1 A-
      GWB B+
      Clinton D-
      Obama D-
      Biden F

      Sorry I missed the grading.

      Bitter is pretty much on the mark.

      I give Trump a B+. I give GHWB a B.

      The rest I agree with.

    22. Phil says:

      Jan, google “Peoples Pundit twitter” and you will find Baris’ Wisconsin numbers and comments as you scroll down.

    23. Tina says:

      Julie Kelly ??
      @julie_kelly2
      ·
      2h
      Replying to
      @julie_kelly2
      close radius of “classified’ material.

      FBI agents steal 11,000+ pieces of evidence–only 100 or so are “classified” papers.

      DOJ doesn’t want Trump or Special Master to view “classified” docs.

      But the burden of proof that docs aren’t classified…is Trump’s?

      Sounds legit.

    24. jason says:

      jason says:
      September 19, 2022 at 6:05 pm

      How much for Ukraine. $15 billion seems low.”

      I agree.

      The Ukrainians are using the weapons well. They deserve a vote of confidence.

      I prefer $30 billion.
      Tina says:
      September 19, 2022 at 6:08 pm

      I say $60 billion.

      Just because.”

      Ok Tina, let’s split the difference and settle on $45 billion.

      I believe in compromise.

    25. Tina says:

      Only if we get more illegals.

      Plus more $$$ to the corrupt fib and department of unjustice,

      Wrong Wray needs a new plane.

      And not one made out of paper.

    26. Bitterlaw says:

      $46 Billion. Jason’s a p*ssy.

    27. Phil says:

      Also, if you want to really get the lowdown on Baris’ numbers and insights tune into his “Inside the Numbers” podcasts Monday, Wed and Friday at 11 AM CST. You can find it on Rumble. He ditched You Tube because he got tired of their ridiculous censorship. He should have his Nevada numbers on tomorrows podcast if he doesn’t release them on twitter today. Well worth a look.

    28. Tgca says:

      Don Lemon with that “deer in the headlights” look as he gets schooled on reparations by a white woman with some knowledge of REAL history.

      Now some may say “how dare a white woman challenge a black gay man on reparations” by using actual history relying on historical documents of very well kept books on the slave trade by slave traders instead of what reparation callers THINK really might have happened back then, albeit with no proof whatsoever.

      https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2022/09/20/don-lemon-gets-a-reality-check-about-reparations-n2613332

    29. Bitterlaw says:

      Don Lemon is gay? I did not know that. Did lisab confirm it?

    30. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Why would anyone be surprised by this shortage of pilots? Merit does not rule the day, diversity does.
      Also, the new UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss, announced her Cabinet. For the first time ever, there is not one Caucasian male in the British Cabinet. Truss got what she wanted, but I worry about the rest of England.

      https://redstate.com/streiff/2022/09/18/unexpectedly-the-usaf-finds-itself-with-a-critical-shortage-of-pilots-while-it-says-it-has-too-many-white-officers-n629231

    31. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      I’m sorry, but this incident is a direct result of Biden’s dangerous and ugly rhetoric. There will be more! Do you agree?

      BREAKING: 41-year-old driver admits to intentionally running over and killing Republican teenager in North Dakota due to political dispute

    32. Phil says:

      Sorry sheeple, the anti-Democracy fascist MAGA moron deserved it. Nothing to see here.

    33. jan says:

      Thanks Phil. I’ll look into both sources you suggested.

    34. DW says:

      Here are mine for what its worth-Presidents during my lifetime:

      Reagan A-
      Trump B+
      Nixon C+
      Bush 41 C
      Ford C
      Bush 43 C-
      Clinton F
      Carter F
      Obama F
      Biden F

      I think Reagan’s biggest mistake was picking Bush 41 for veep. Clinton was terrible because he greatly contributed to the moral decline of the country, lying under oath, and lying with anyone he could of the opposite gender even though he had given an oath to his wife.

      Trump doesn’t get an A from me because of all the unforced errors that made his re-election needlessly hard, and because he failed to see the swamp for what it was and then failing to drain it like he promised.

      F grades effectively cover everything from 0 to 67% and so I list them again here with the percentage to distinguish between the four Fs:

      Clinton F 39%
      Carter F 28%
      Obama F 13%
      Biden F 0%

    35. jan says:

      #33. The shortage of pilots is largely associated with the vax mandates. If you’re unvaccinated you can’t fly.

    36. Tgca says:

      32

      No one needs LisaB’s expertise to confirm Don Lemon is a limp-wristed fudge packer (packee).

      The funny thing is he’s all over the white privilege thing but he’s a “potato queen” and likes the white guys, and his current squeeze the last few years is white and 20 years his junior.

      White privilege for thee but not for me.

    37. Tina says:

      The cryer aka loon Cheneys bff has stated thst “republicans will impeach the president every week, if they assume power.”

      It would also be nice if they investigated the cryer and loon for Russian-Chinese-Ccp and Ukrainian ties.

    38. Tina says:

      Breaking911
      @Breaking911
      ·
      1h
      REPORTER: “Why is the border more overwhelmed under your watch, Mr. President?”

      BIDEN: “This is a totally different circumstance. What’s on my watch now is Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua— and the ability to send them back to those states is not rational.”

    39. NYCmike says:

      “BIDEN: “This is a totally different circumstance. What’s on my watch now is Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua— and the ability to send them back to those states is not rational.””

      -“CG”, Robbie, MD and the Lincoln Project: I agree, the circumstances are totally different. It’s Trump’s fault how he left it so peaceful!

    40. DW says:

      Biden:

      “Trump left 50 immigrants to die in a tractor trailer, while I left 50 immigrants to start a new life on Martha’s Vineyard. Oh and remember there is no inflation.”

    41. Bitterlaw says:

      Since lisab is still missing, I nominate Tgca to be our Interim Expert on all things gay.

    42. Tina says:

      Emerson College Polling
      @EmersonPolling
      ·
      32m
      NORTH CAROLINA POLL with
      @thehill

      #NCSen

      @TedBuddNC
      46%
      @CheriBeasleyNC
      43%
      9% undecided

      https://emersoncollegepolling.com/north-carolina-2022-three-point-race-for-us-senate-overturning-of-roe-v-wade-makes-majority-more-likely-to-vote-in-2022/

    43. jason says:

      Bitterlaw says:
      September 20, 2022 at 1:27 pm

      $46 Billion. Jason’s a p*ssy.”

      $45.5

      GFY

    44. Wes says:

      Ever since Budd began matching Beasley in airtime, he’s had a small but consistent lead. She had the airwaves mostly to herself through August but could never truly break through. The trend has been 100% Budd since then. He wins comfortably and most likely gets the check within an hour of poll closing time.

    45. Phil says:

      Wes, Baris agrees with you. Has said for the last two months Budd will absolutely win. Said on Saturday night that he felt Budd would ultimately win by around 5 – which I presume is a pretty comfortable spread for a state like NC. Also, like you said the Republicans would win back the Supreme Court.

    46. Tina says:

      @axios
      ·
      1h
      SCOOP: The Mitch McConnell-aligned Senate Leadership Fund is canceling $9.6M in television ads for the Arizona Senate race, confident that other outside conservative groups will make up much of the difference for GOP nominee Blake Masters.

      https://trib.al/KBI58uH

    47. Phil says:

      Mitch wouldn’t do that, Tina. He is eager to have Masters in the Republican caucus.

    48. Wes says:

      About as eager as Donald Trump and Peter Thiel apparently, Phil.

    49. Bitterlaw says:

      Wes – Trump can do no wrong but McConnell is evil. Didn’t you get the memo?

    50. Gordon Allen says:

      Atlanta Fed 2nd qtr at .03%.
      It will be a/ historical if the GOP doesn’t win a decisive victory polls be darned.

    51. Phil says:

      Naw, he isn’t evil. He just doesn’t want Maga Republicans in his caucus. That’s rather clear.

    52. Tina says:

      He is sending $$$$ to help Frankensteins bff, the alaskan Sea porker

    53. Phil says:

      Doesn’t matter though. Bunch of weak Republican Senate candidates. Mitch said so. Glad he finally found something to comment on. He sure as hell hasn’t had the time to comment on anything else – you know, like Biden’s “unity” speech, the out of control Biden Justice Dept, the raid on an ex President’s home, a goon squad FBI confiscating phones including from sitting congressmen – not a peep……but he made damn sure to let everyone know that the Republican candidates were weak.

      Republicans are indeed fortunate to have such a “leader”.

    54. Wes says:

      I’m willing to bet J. D. Vance, Dr. Oz, and Herschel Walker would disagree with you, Phil, since McConnell is raising money for all three.

      I look at the possibility that Masters is just not a good candidate who unnecessarily burned bridges and put himself in a weak position.

      Whom am I kidding? Masters is a great candidate. He’s in trouble only because Ernst Stavro Blofeld–I mean, Mitch McConnell–hates Trump-endorsed candidates and has no interest in their service in the Senate. He’s helping other MAGA candidates just as a head fake to hide his evil.

    55. Phil says:

      …and he can’t muster one word in response Biden’s outrageous speech demonizing half the country? Splain it to me, Lucy.

    56. Wes says:

      Tina, Lisa Murkowski is an incumbent Senator with three statewide victories under her belt. Kelly Tshibaka has no electoral track record and promised to vote against McConnell for Majority Leader.

      Maybe if Tshibaka hadn’t decided to antagonize McConnell, he wouldn’t be actively opposing her. I mean, Oz, Vance, and Walker never felt the need to try to turn Mitch into a punching bag and received support from him. Maybe, just maybe, preemptively opposing the leader of one’s political party in the very chamber a candidate is running for isn’t exactly the smartest strategy for a first-time candidate.

      I’m just saying.

    57. Wes says:

      I never said that wasn’t a legitimate criticism, Phil. What I did say is that accusing him of reflexively opposing candidates Trump supports when that’s demonstrably not true is not a valid line of attack.

    58. Wes says:

      Of course the way to stick it to Mitch would be to go to the mat to get candidates like Masters elected without Mitch’s help. Donald Trump could help here by actually dumping some of the $115 million from his SuperPAC into Arizona, but Trump has refused to do that despite endorsing Masters in the primary.

      Why am I seeing no criticism on here of Trump for sucking up money and refusing to back his chosen candidates in critical races? That’s literally the purpose of a SuperPAC.

      All I hear on that front is crickets.

    59. Phil says:

      Sure, Trump should spare 3 or 4 million, no doubt, absolutely….but that doesn’t excuse McConnell. It’s his Senate. McConnell hates Trump. We get it. We knew that when he took to the floor and publicly blamed Trump for January 6th. He couldn’t help himself. McConnell is a lot closer to the Bush, Kasich, Rove wing of the Republican Party than the majority of base Republicans. It’s why MCConnell’s numbers with Republicans are in the toilet. Hell, he’s closer to the Lincoln Project than base Republicans voters in the present Republican Party. No, he’s not quite there but he’s approaching it with his convenient silence on the above mentioned issues I cited earlier. What’s sad is that although Mitch won’t be around much longer, his designated successor John “Crickets” Thune is waiting in the wings. In other words, nothing will change.

    60. Tina says:

      He will probably “give” the debate questions to Tim Ryan too.

      https://freebeacon.com/democrats/ohio-senate-debate-organizer-is-a-tim-ryan-donor/

    61. Tina says:

      Rich Baris “The People’s Pundit”
      @Peoples_Pundit
      Lean R #FL #NC #OH #WI in the Fox News Power Rankings is just ridiculous.

      GA is Lean R. At least 3/4 of those are much closer to Likely R at this point.

    62. Phil says:

      Speaking of our old friend, John Kasich, I see he popped off and called sending 50 migrants to Martha’s “just plain wrong”. Something about not treating migrants like “human beings”

      Yeah, John. How dare we send those human beings to that sh*thole hell at Martha’s Vineyard. Oh the horror! Why, it just like cramming them into boxcars and sending them to Auschwitz.

    63. Tina says:

      We need to keep the illegals locked up in a truck. That is humans.

      KARATE CHOP AKA I don’t have proper manners to eat

    64. Wes says:

      Yet McConnell is helping Trump-endorsed candidates who didn’t go out of their way to antagonize him, Phil. Maybe McConnell’s priorities for candidates have less to do with Trump and more to do with the way those candidates handle themselves during the primaries.

      Masters went out of his way to snub McConnell. McConnell returned the favor. Vance, Oz, and Walker didn’t. McConnell hasn’t abandoned them.

      It couldn’t be more clear to me. If you want to be a Senator, don’t antagonize your party’s Senate Floor Leader. Masters is learning that the hard way. His benefactors–Trump and Thiel–abandoned him after the primary, and he’d alienated his party’s most powerful Senate fundraiser.

      Too bad for him. It’s not McConnell’s fault Masters is a rookie candidate who hurt himself by alienating people he couldn’t afford to alienate.

    65. Phil says:

      No. It’s too bad for the Republican Party and most importantly, for the country. Kelly is a leftist loon. You’d think McConnell might want to take that into consideration.

    66. Wes says:

      Maybe Masters should have taken that into consideration during the primary, Phil.

      Maybe Trump should also be taking that into consideration now. Trump has literally no motivation to refuse to back Masters except the fact that he doesn’t want to.

      Maybe McConnell should be backing Masters, but Masters gave him a reason not to.

      Masters shouldn’t have bitten the hand that could feed him–especially since it was clear long before the primary Trump had no intention of financially backing the electoral prospects of his endorsed candidates while McConnell would be the primary fundraiser for Senate Republicans.

      Walker, Oz, and Vance were smart enough not to make enemies unnecessarily. Why wasn’t Masters?

    67. phoenixrisen says:

      Have to like the way the Senate races are trending as this is when voters pay more attention and evaluate. PA, AZ, and GA are the most encouraging. Looks like +2 GOP is the realistic best case scenario for the GOP. Out of the blue upset could be Murray in WA. NC and FL do not concern.

    68. Tina says:

      It’s not too late for Mitchie to speak out on pedohitlers speech.

      Jack Posobiec ??

      @JackPosobiec
      ·
      58s
      Biden desecrated our nation’s birthplace with a demonic speech on sacred ground at Independence Hall and 2 weeks later a left-wing adult just straight-up murdered a teenager for being Republican
      2
      31
      99

    69. Bio mom says:

      Just watched the worst of the medical shows (I admit I like them), The Resident on Fox. Ridiculous is politics about the “awful governor candidate”. This is in Atlanta. But he is the incumbent. Not some newbie they are against although that is the suggestion. Terrible, ridiculous show! Leave politics out of your shows, please!

    70. Bitterlaw says:

      First question-

      So, after illegally entering the United States and evading law enforcement, you decided to accept a flight from somebody outside a McDonald’s?

    71. Phil says:

      Obviously, I’m no lawyer, bitter, but even I can see why you’d love to take that case. What a stupid lawsuit.

    72. BayernFan says:

      Reviewing the generic polls on RCP….

      Why are so many still doing RV, and not LV, polls?

      The election is 7 weeks away.

    73. Tgca says:

      Stop defending Mitchie because he was insulted. His job as leader of the GOP is to put the best interests of the party 1st, not his own personal interests. If he can’t do that, he should resign as the GOP senate leader. He has been a poor GOP leader and has gotten outsmarted by Schumer and the Dems more than once.

      Mitchie is behaving like Liz Cheney, who by the way, he not only defended her J6 committee but gave money to in her bid for re-election in 2022.

      Why would the GOP senate leader support someone who openly advocates for the GOP to lose to the Dems in the upcoming election?

      It’s like a Jew supporting Hitler back in the 1930s Germany. You don’t support those that openly want to destroy you.

    74. Phil says:

      76

      Because they are more favorable to Democrats. They want to keep the Democratic spin going as long as they can. As Baris said the other night, the MSM polls will have to convert to likely voter samples very soon. They have already put it off later than any other cycle. It’s deliberate, however.

    75. Bitterlaw says:

      Shouldn’t Trump also put the interests of the party first by putting a crowbar in his wallet and support all the Senate candidates he endorsed?

    76. Bitterlaw says:

      Actually, if Trump should support all GOP candidates. Even if he hates them.

    77. NYCmike says:

      Yes & Yes.

      Not sure why anyone defends McConnell for not supporting Master$. I won’t defend Trump and/or Thiel if they keep their $$ out of that race.

      All of them should support Masters to get rid of the Astronaut.

      Don’t defend any of them, call all of them out.

    78. Tgca says:

      79

      Trump is a private citizen. Trump is not responsible for getting GOP senators elected.

      McConnell is an official in a GOP leadership role. McConnell is responsible for getting GOP senators elected.

      If McConnell is not up to the job, he should resign as the GOP leader.

      Again, McConnell is a Liz Cheney supporter and defender. He personally funded her re-election campaign even though she has vowed to support Dems to keep the House so Trump supporters can’t be elected. In essence, McConnell is supporting the Dems keep the House by supporting Cheney.

      What about this betrayal do you not understand?

    79. NYCmike says:

      Tgca,

      Trump raised a lot of $$ while campaigning for those running this cycle. It makes sense that he should use that $$ to help those candidates, especially the ones he endorsed.

      Also, it would make sense for him to share the wealth now, and call on those same people in the coming year or more.

    80. jan says:

      I thought the RNC’s fundraising efforts were to help candidates get elected. McConnell, being the senate minority leader, first priority should be to have the republicans become the Senate majority again, putting aside any personal animus he may have against a rookie candidate, like Masters, because Masters might not support McConnell being the leader again. It’s just more incumbent on McConnell, than a former ex president, who is currently a private citizen, to properly distribute available funding to those candidates who have a chance of winning.

    81. Tgca says:

      83

      I don’t disagree with that but there’s a difference between an elected official with a leadership role and a private citizen. Trump is no longer an elected politician while McConnell is.

      Just like you don’t elect a district attorney so they can can ignore doing what they were elected to do because of their personal beliefs. You put that aside to do your elected role.

      I still can’t get past why McConnell supported Liz Cheney and personally funded her campaign just months ago knowing she is trying to keep the GOP from winning the House.

      How are these behaviors in the best interest of the GOP?

    82. Wes says:

      Jan, the NRSC is contributing money to Masters. McConnell doesn’t run the NRSC. Rick Scott does that.

      McConnell has a PAC called Senate Leadership Fund intended to boost GOP Senate candidates. That’s the group that canceled as buys for Masters.

      If Trump hadn’t spent the last year actively working to get his own candidates nominated for various offices then I’d agree with you about him. Instead, Trump backed candidates such as Masters earnestly in the primaries and helped shepherd them to their respective nominations. Since he chose to have such an outsized role in the nomination process, it’s incumbent on him as the would-be leader of the GOP to spend some of his mountain of PAC money on his candidates.

      No amount of sycophantic sophistry trying to absolve Trump of the responsibility for the role he wants to play in the GOP as the ultimate power broker in the party. That means he needs to put his PAC money where his mouth is and actively work to get the candidates he aggressively pushed in the primaries elected rather than forgetting they exist once they assuage his ego by winning nominations that are useless without general election victories.

    83. Tgca says:

      So if Trump had no PAC and funds reserve even though his endorsed candidates won primaries then whose responsibility would it be to fund the GOP candidates for the Senate?

      Would McConnell then say “not my endorsed candidates so I don’t have to support and fund them?”

      That’s his job regardless of the candidates. He is responsible for ensuring the GOP leadership works to get GOP candidates elected and not to hold personal grudges because he has a thin skin.

      It’s his job before anyone else’s job.

      If he can’t do that, he should resign his leadership role because otherwise, he is useless.

    84. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      This poll was done prior to Ukraine’s successful offensive, when Tucker Carlson was still blathering his pro-Putin propaganda:

      “With the Russia-Ukraine war now passed the 200-day mark with no end in sight, the American public remains strongly behind the US policy of providing significant military and logistical support to the Ukrainians. In a Gallup Poll conducted just before the recent successful Ukrainian counteroffensive, 2-out-of-3 Americans support “Ukraine reclaiming lost territory from Russia, even if it means a prolonged war,” while less than 1-out-of-3 Americans favor ending “the conflict quickly, even if it allows Russia to keep its territory.”

    85. Wes says:

      We can discuss a fantasy world where Trump has no SuperPAC–which exists to spend money on candidates–or the real world where Trump has one, Tg.

      I see you’d rather discuss a fantasy world. I’ll stick with the real world, thanks.

    86. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Florida Senate:

      Rubio (R-Inc) 50% (+9)
      Demings (D) 41%

      @EchelonInsights/
      @NetChoice
      815 LV, 8/31-9/7

    87. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      2024 National Democratic Primary Poll:

      Harris 28%
      Buttigieg 11%
      Abrams 8%
      Ocasio-Cortez 7%
      Newsom 6%
      Klobuchar 5%
      Warren 5%
      Booker 3%
      Whitmer 2%
      P. Murphy 1%
      Pritzker 1%
      Polis 1%
      Warnock 1%
      Beshear 0%
      Sinema 0%
      Cooper 0%
      Landrieu 0%
      Raimondo 0%
      Adams 0%

      @EchelonInsights
      509 LV

    88. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      2024 National Republican Primary Poll:

      DeSantis 49%
      Pence 10%
      Trump Jr. 6%
      Cruz 5%
      Romney 3%
      Haley 2%
      Rubio 2%
      Christie 2%
      Pompeo 1%
      Hawley 1%
      Abbott 1%
      Cheney 1%
      Youngkin 1%
      Hogan 0%
      Cotton 0%
      T. Scott 0%
      Noem 0%
      R. Scott 0%
      Taylor Greene 0%
      Suarez 0%

      @EchelonInsights
      465 LV

    89. Gordon Allen says:

      #90. Isn’t that a long time ago for a release now??

    90. Phil says:

      Cheney at 1%?

      Impossible. I mean, the MSM loves her. She’s the savior of our democracy.

    91. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      NEW USA Today/Suffolk poll of Florida likely voters…

      US Senate race: 45% Rubio, 41% Demings
      Governor’s race: 48% DeSantis, 41% Crist

      Biden approval: 42% approve, 56% disapprove

      https://suffolk.edu/-/media/suffolk/documents/academics/research-at-suffolk/suprc/polls/other-states/2022/9_21_2022_marginals.pdf?la=en&hash=4A31D36C683A61DAD169357BD8842DCBCB2822A6

    92. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Just a quick fisk of the Marist Poll of Ohio. To wit:
      1- Marist did not poll Ohio in 2020
      2- In the CNN Exit Poll in 2020, the PID was R+8.The Marist Poll has it R+4.
      3- In the CNN Exit Poll in 2020, the split between No College and College was a respective 65/35. In today’s Marist Poll, it is 55/45. The sample leans toward the educated which vote mostly Democratic.

    93. Phil says:

      Vance will win Ohio by at least 5. You’d think over the last six years polling organizations would have learned how to poll Ohio. They haven’t corrected a damned thing…….and I truly wonder how hard they have really tried.

    94. Gordon Allen says:

      THAT Suffolk poll in Florida means Rubio is really ahead by 7 or so,and DeSantis by 10.
      FWIW as I mentioned a week ago or so my admittedly third hand source in the DeSantis camp said their polls showed them up around 10,and they believed Rubio was around a plus half dozen. Seems close to the Mark actually.

    95. Bitterlaw says:

      C

    96. Phil says:

      Sounds about right for Florida, Gordon.

    97. Cash Cow TM says:

      Why can Japan society function well with one lawyer for every 10,000 citizens and the U.S. society cannot function with one lawyer for every 380 people?

    98. Gordon Allen says:

      Those undecided number of voters are way too high,especially in the Governor race as both Crist and DeSantis are super well known quantities,as is Rubio.
      Those contain quite a few ” shy” or quiet Republicans.
      Don’t believe Vance is up only 1 either.

    99. Cash Cow TM says:

      Do voters in the U.S. realize that by electing Biden in 2020 it directly brought:

      ##########################################
      1. bungled exit from Afghanistan and loss of BILLIONS of dollars of U.S. military equipment and American and Ghanny lives?

      2. open borders with 2,000,000 illegals coming every year?

      3. open borders with flood of illegal DRUG.S that is killing mor Americans age 18-45 than any other cause?

      4. end of U.S. energy independence and $5+ diesel?

      5. run-a-way inflation?

      6. Putin invasion of Ukraine and the BILLIONS OF COST OF U.S. DOLLARS as well as the BILLIONS OF COST OF DESTRUCTION as well as the TENS OF THOUSANDS OF LIVES (and the increase of global warming due to smoke from the war)?

      *******************************
      and Biden has done NOTHING to unite the country or dial down the evil and hateful rhetoric, but instead has done the opposite?
      _______________________________________

      AND that by electing to send Ds to congress, they are giving a thumbs up to BIDEN and his insane policies?

      IF VOTERS REALIZE THIS, then in November the new House of Representatives should be 345 Rs and 100 whack-a-doodle Ds like AOC and the squad-ers.
      (the 100 whack-jobs is due to how House districts are drawn ensuring the reelection of the AOCs of the world)

      And the U.S. Senate should have 67 Rs and 33 other idiots like Bernie Sander and Chuck Shumer.

      **************************
      But the SAD reality after the November election will be much different as the Rs gain a NARROW majority in the House and the Ds retain control of Senate and voters will blow yet another chance to “send a message to Biden and the other D lunatics.

    100. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      BREAKING: Where is the fanfare? Aaron Judge blasted his 60th home run last night tieing Babe Ruth in a 154 game season. Nary a word about it in the media.
      Regardless of your thoughts about the Bronx Bombers, The Judge is a class act without a taint of controversy or scandal. He is a great ambassador for Major League Baseball.

    101. Bitterlaw says:

      I heard on the BBC that Russia is calling up 300,000 reserve troops. Impossible. I read on HHR that Russia has no more troops to commit to Ukraine.

    102. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      The Economist/YouGov posted its weekly tracking poll which has a PID of D+9. Of course, even with that PID and the fact that Republicans lead by 9 with Independents, the CGB is D+5.

    103. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Rasmussen(less) jumped the shark again today showing Biden’s approval popping by 3 pts to 46%.

    104. Phil says:

      Sheeple, Baris says the PID will be a minimum of R+1.

      YouGov continues to be a joke. Awful track record…but at least they are consistent.

    105. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      @CBS
      ?/?
      @YouGov
      ? poll of Georgia:

      Senate:
      Warnock (D): 51%
      Walker: (R): 49%

      Governor:
      Kemp (R): 52%
      Abrams (D): 46%
      #gapol #gasen

    106. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      NEW OH Predictive Insights poll in #AZSEN:

      Mark Kelly (D) 47
      Blake Masters (R) 35
      Mark Victor (Lib) 6

      Trafalgar showed it a two point race a few days ago and now this poll comes in from nowhere. In 2020, this pollster had Kelly +10 over McSalley(R).

    107. Phil says:

      Hot garbage.

    108. Phil says:

      Calling up 300,000 troops? Uh oh. Poland is in trouble now.

    109. DW says:

      Your affirmative action veep has spoken:

      VP Harris: We Invested in Community Banks Because Community Banks Are in the Community

    110. Phil says:

      Kamala is the best.

    111. DW says:

      Biden:

      There is no inflation.
      The Border is secure.
      There is no crime.
      There is no deficit.
      There is no homelessness.
      Gas prices are low.
      There is no war in Europe.
      China is no threat to Taiwan.
      Wages are going up.
      There is no unemployment.
      There is no drug-addition problem.
      There is no poverty.
      Everyone has a new Corvette.
      Everyone has a new half-million dollar home.
      Every old man has plenty of children around him so he can sniff their hair.
      Everyone has a teleprompter to help them know what to say.

      All fact-checkers have examined Biden’s claims and they confirm these are all TRUE! Anyone who questions these statements is labeled a ‘Denier’ and will be subject to censorship and potential prosecution for damages under the disinformation governance board regulation.

    112. Tina says:

      Great job here by Mccarthy. He is really trying to become speaker vs his counterpart who is doing sheot.

      https://www.politico.com/news/2022/09/21/mccarthy-brass-ring-unifying-agenda-00057886

    113. Gordon Allen says:

      Rasmussen jumped the shark 2 months ago,when out of the blue he went from polling in the high 30’s for Biden to the mid 40s where he has been ever since.
      They must have radically changed their methodology or their weights must have

    114. Phil says:

      Rich Baris “Inside the Numbers” podcast to start today at noon CDT. You can find it on Rumble. He doesn’t podcast on Youtube any longer. Today he will go over the recent polling that has been released from the MSM outlets and, I suspect, may have the final numbers from his just completed Nevada polling.

    115. Tgca says:

      102

      Because lawyers are the scum of the earth and screw everyone over and have little to no integrity.

      Other than that, I have no qualms with lawyers.

    116. Tgca says:

      BBC = NPR with better accents and worse teeth

    117. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #119- Phil
      I have another engagement so I am unable to listen to the Baris podcast.
      Please report to us.
      I would enjoy Baris commenting on Silver/538 today, for the first time, moving his Senate and House forecasts to the point where the Democrats have a better chance of keeping the Senate(71%) than the GOP has of gaining the House(70%).

    118. Gordon Allen says:

      # 120. Generally on the mark. Which is why when I resigned from the Connecticut Bar on retiring and leaving the State(2004) I always describe myself in social situations as a ” Recovering Attorney” . To laughter and applause

    119. jason says:

      Everyone knows I don’t like Nikki “you have to feel my pain or you are a racist” Haley and I would vote for Karl Marx’s ghost before I voted for her.

      But I love this comeback…

      “Nikki Haley
      @NikkiHaley
      Thanks for your concern @Sunny
      . It’s racist of you to judge my name.

      Nikki is an Indian name and is on my birth certificate—and I’m proud of that.

      What’s sad is the left’s hypocrisy towards conservative minorities.

      By the way, last I checked Sunny isn’t your birth name…”

    120. Gordon Allen says:

      Re polls. The only result I can find on the Suffolk Fla poll is that DeSantis beats Trump 48-40 in a hypothetical primary in Florida.
      Nothing on the GOP/ Dem results.
      The media/ dem complex is again going all in trying to restore Dem momentum

    121. jan says:

      I have been done with the R leadership for some time now. If McConnell is playing withholding funds games for candidates, like those in AZ, then donations will have to come from not only Rick Scott’s NRSC but also from the people. This morning I gave a larger-than-usual donation to Masters, along with one to Mastriano. Kelly Tshibaca is another one I am contributing to in the hopes that the R incumbent will be retired. IMO the R party needs a huge revamping, where it will transform itself into a real opposition force against the Dems, rather than a go-along-to-get-along party of long term establishment types.

    122. Gordon Allen says:

      Atlanta Fed GDP tracker down to .03% for 3rd Qtr.
      Dems gaining.
      Sure.

    123. Robbie says:

      Matt Fuller
      @MEPFuller
      Trump’s last 24 hours:

      -Special Master basically says, if Trump didn’t declassify these docs, he has no case: https://thedailybeast.com/special-master-raymond-dearie-has-simple-test-that-may-be-disaster-for-donald-trump?ref=home

      -Trump will face a sexual battery suit under a new law: https://thedailybeast.com/donald-trump-to-face-sexual-battery-suit-under-new-survivors-law-e-jean-carroll?ref=home

      -NY AG sues Trump Org for $250 million: https://thedailybeast.com/new-york-attorney-general-sues-trump-family-for-financial-fraud?ref=home

      – Why win with DeSantis when you can own the libs by running a president facing multiple lawsuits and federal investigations?

    124. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #128- Robbie
      The Daily Beast citations. Pathetic!
      The NYS AG is obsessed with Trump and his family while hard core criminals walk the streets.
      Do better.

    125. jan says:

      https://www.theepochtimes.com/these-five-senate-seats-could-flip-in-the-november_4740404.html

      I believe all 5 Senate flips are doable, but not guaranteed especially if factions of the R party decide to not cooperate because of personal grievances.

    126. Phil says:

      Silver’s 71% chance Democrats win the Senate is absolute BS. Furthermore, I don’t for a second think he believes it. He’s a propagandist hack disguised as a statistician/prognosticator. Lines up a bunch of invalid MSM sponsored polls with pathetic track records that always overinflated Democratic #s and uses them to construct a pro Democratic wet dream prediction. Happens every single cycle. Such a fraud.

    127. Paul says:

      Trump is as pure as the driven snow. He will rise above all this.

    128. Phil says:

      Walls are closing is…..again.

      Right, Robbie?

      By God, they’re going to get him this time!!

    129. Paul says:

      Coyote’s got the Roadrunner this time for sure.

    130. Paul says:

      Trump, Putin and Xi will be the three giants that remain standing when the dust clears.

    131. Jan says:

      Just think of the juicy stories that could be written about the Biden skeletons in their family closet: drugs, father/son pedophilia proclivities, influence peddling, money laundering, taking money from China, Ukraine, lying about everything in your bio, exposing all the slime in the laptop from He**, and much, much more. If not for the media wrapping cotton balls around the sordid activities of a dem leader, there would be many explosive tabloid stories to entertain the public with.

    132. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Biden Job Approval:

      Approve 46%
      Disapprove 52%

      @Rasmussen_Poll
      1,500 LV, 9/18-20

      Biden’s approval has risen 10% from several months ago in Rasmussen. He has had a substantial rise in other polls as well. The Republicans appear in disarray, and Trump’s controversies are clearly impacting polling. The Republicans losing two special elections for Congress is another indication of potential trouble.

      Still believe the Republicans can take the House and Senate. But it’s not a done deal.

    133. Phil says:

      Wrong, San Diego. The House IS a done deal.

    134. Gordon Allen says:

      SDC. That assumes the polls you refer to aren’t narrative pushing polls,but objective work products.
      I don’t.
      Do you know a single person who has changed from a negative to positive impression of Biden in the past several months?
      Does anyone here?
      The reasons for such a switch would be… what??
      The GOP does need to unite though

    135. BayernFan says:

      Todays yougov poll showing the Dems up 5 is of ADULTS.

      W. T. F.

    136. DW says:

      sure its an Adult poll, I mean its hard for a pollster to get people to respond when the election is two years away. Oh wait.

    137. Tgca says:

      126

      Agreed! McConnell is the new Liz Cheney. He makes Romney look principled. He is working against his own party with personal grudges.

      He is as corrupt as they come. Him and his wife are China sycophants using their positions to enrich their fortunes with communist backers at the expense of Americans.

    138. Tina says:

      Peekaboos suit against trump is junk.

      The Ny times (no fan) admits that the lawsuit will likely fail.

      Hopefully, trump sues her and wins $$$

    139. Tina says:

      Peekaboo is basing her suit on financial statements,

      Those would not be created by trump. Moreover, there are assumptions and disclaimers in those financials.

      The financials would have a lot of real estate assets.

      Look how high real estate was in January and compare it to now,

      I have seen in my area people “lose” $150,000 in market value.

    140. Tgca says:

      Robbie

      You do realize they are also targeting DeSantis now too with legal proceedings. He will find himself under investigation as well.

      It will NEVER end with these Dems you support. Doesn’t matter if it’s Trump or DeSantis. In fact, some of your friends are claiming DeSantis is a bigger threat then Trump and must be stopped.

      You are really gullible. Whether it’s Avenatti or Cohen, you always align with the wrong peeps.

    141. Wes says:

      The Hill has Moran up 45-33 and Kelly up only 45-43 in KS-Sen and KS-Gov respectively.

      Moran was never in any trouble, and it’s good to see Kelly is in such a weak position for reelection.

    142. Wes says:

      Interestingly Republicans last beat a Dem Governor of KS for reelection in 1960. Since then, Dems have beaten GOP Governor’s for reelection despite the partisan lean of the state in 1966, 1978, and 1990.

      It would be thrilling to see Republicans finally claim a left-wing KS Governor’s scalp in my lifetime.

    143. Tina says:

      Yikes, stock market is down 400+.

    144. Gordon Allen says:

      The economy is nearing a cliff,and about to fall over it.
      Recession will soon be a bigger issue than inflation; the National GOP and their consultants will be 6 months late to notice.

    145. JeffP says:

      Regardless of how much we would want Trump to run again or how he polls these corrupt political legal issues will continue to plague him. I doubt him or Biden will run in 2024.

    146. Phil says:

      I doubt him or Biden will run is 2024.

      I tend to agree. No way Biden will run. Trump? Possibly.

    147. Tina says:

      @IAPolls2022
      ·
      10m
      BREAKING: Dow closes 500 points lower after the Fed delivers another aggressive rate hike — S&P 500 enters Bear Market Territory

      Nasdaq is down 28.3% in 2022

      S&P 500 is down 20.48% in 2022

      Bitcoin is down 58.9% in 2022

    148. Tina says:

      Governor Nuisance is an idiot here:

      Gavin Newsom said people are fleeing his state for red states like Idaho, Texas, Arizona and Florida… because of Trump’s policies.

      People are fleeing California “because of visa policies in the Trump administration,” Newsom said to crooked former US Attorney Preet Bharaha at a Recode Conference over the weekend.

    149. DW says:

      Sorry Bitter, the Mets were only able to take 2 out of 3 against the Brewers. The Phillies are going to have to win tonight.

    150. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Only self-loathing Corey will like this:

      Israeli PM Lapid just dropped a hand grenade into Israeli politics. The link below is from the center-left Jerusalem Post and not a right of center newspaper. Your eyes will burn when you read the Comment Section.
      It just goes to show that Lefty politicians should never be a President, PM etc. They are a bunch of frauds!

      https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/article-717817

    151. DW says:

      New FL Registration Numbers provided by the Florida Divisions of Elections (as of Aug 31)

      Republicans 5,233,366
      Democrats 4,963,722
      Minor Parties 258,804
      No Party Affiliation 3,939,389

      Total Active Registered Voters: 14,395,281
      Republicans lead by 269,644

      https://www.dos.myflorida.com/elections/data-statistics/voter-registration-statistics/voter-registration-reports/voter-registration-by-county-and-party/

      At the end of July Republicans had a 229K+ lead so they gained another 30K

    152. Phil says:

      ….and yet we will get more MSM and university polls showing Rubio just barely ahead between now and Election Day. Gets tiring.

    153. JeffP says:

      151 The thing Trump needs is vocal support from all camps in the GOP and conservatives and calling out these political witch-hunt’s but it is not going to happen. The Murdock media won’t help at all either.

    154. Gordon Allen says:

      And that was gained in August, when at least the Democrats had a contested state wide Primary.
      I thought they might have held steady last month. That is impressive.
      But the polls!!!

    155. jan says:

      #153. Tina, just read Newsom is blaming Trump for people fleeing CA. What is with Dems lately in how they blatantly lie on everything? Truth is literally a stranger to dem’s lips!

    156. Phil says:

      Not just lately, Jan.

      They’ve been doing it since 2016.

    157. Wes says:

      It’s the Obama playbook, Jan:

      When things go bad, blame someone else regardless of the merits of the blame.

    158. DW says:

      Dems are emboldened to lie all they want. The fact checkers will all step in to stay its all true, and if anyone questions it, they are the ones labeled a “denier” and are subject to censorship.

      Its classic SOVIET style society.

    159. Tgca says:

      156

      But the polls show Rubio is barely ahead of Demings so I think most of those new FL GOP voters will be voting for Crist and Demings.

      Polls don’t lie…but pollsters do.

    160. DW says:

      Headline: Study Proves Puberty Blockers Are Dangerous for Minors

      You don’t say? Its insanity. Its like the horrific experiments performed on Jewish children in Germany in the early 1940s. Only those perpetrators were brought to justice in the following years.

      These perpetrators among us instead get friendly interviews on the morning news shows.

    161. jan says:

      What I find so alarming about Dems lies is how distorted, malformed and continuously wrong they have discolored events and people.. For instance, people have been leaving CA over the policies created under dem governance. Newsom somehow made it thru an earnest recall effort. And, now he is citing Trump as the reasons for people picking up and leaving! His hair gel must be seeping into his frontal lobe!

    162. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      This is likely the most accurate poll of the Utah Senate race yet.
      McMullin comes across personally as sort of odd; in past races his support has fallen as election day approaches:

      Utah Senate:

      Lee (R-inc) 48% (+11)
      McMullin (I) 37%
      Hansen (L) 5%
      Williams (I) 5%

      Lighthouse Research/
      @UtahDebateCom
      , 509 LV, 8/30-9/13
      https://kutv.com/news/politics/new-poll-shows-lee-11-points-ahead-of-mcmullin-in-us-senate-race

    163. Tgca says:

      Dershowitz to Newsmax: Trump’s Team Should Push to Remove AG James

      Agreed! Trump and team should call for her recusal since she ran a political campaign on going after him and that creates great bias in her investigations.

      I disagree with Dershowitz when he calls James a nice person though. Nice people DO NOT purposely try to fabricate and grossly mislead on facts to indict people.

      Trying to ruin a family or get people imprisoned because you don’t like their politics is NOT nice. It’s EVIL!

      https://www.newsmax.com/newsmax-tv/alan-dershowitz-trump-letitia-james/2022/09/21/id/1088484/

    164. Phil says:

      Baris has completed polling Nevada.

      Laxalt 45.9
      Mastro 43.7

      Laxalt leads with independents by 18.

    165. Tina says:

      Wtf is Biden doing here. Looks like he is possessed

      https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1572715969625071617

    166. jan says:

      https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2022/09/21/letter-surfaces-of-obama-foundation-admitting-in-2018-they-keep-classified-documents-in-unsecured-storage-at-furniture-warehouse/

      Interesting dichotomy of concern exercised over different presidents, as to their safekeeping of classified/unclassified documents.

    167. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “Border Town Puts Up ‘Martha’s Vineyard’ Sign In Hopes Government Will Come Pick Up All Their Illegal Immigrants

      DEL RIO, TX — Impressed by the efficiency of Martha’s Vineyard in expelling their migrants in less than 48 hours, several border towns in Texas have begun adopting best practices from the affluent Massachusetts island. One prominent change that Del Rio has already made is replacing their “Welcome To Del Rio” sign with a “Welcome To Martha’s Vineyard” sign so that migrants will know that there are not enough resources, they are not wanted, and they need to leave immediately.”

      from Babylon Bee

    168. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “Protesters took to the streets across the country to voice their opposition to the move. By Wednesday night, 1,311 people in 38 cities had been detained under Russia’s anti-protest laws, according to the independent OVD-Info protest monitoring group.

      It said those figures included at least 502 in Moscow and 524 in St Petersburg, Russia’s second most populous city.

      Throughout Putin’s tenure, the Kremlin has fostered a reputation for testing the limits of an arrangement in which Russian citizens largely agree to stay out of politics if the state stays out of their lives. But it has always demonstrated a sense of restraint, a hesitation to take things too far and risk sparking a broad-scale backlash.

      With his military in retreat and Ukraine advancing, analysts said Putin appears to have made the largest political gamble of his career.”

    169. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      174. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s recent offensive has major U.S. paw prints:

      “But what came as a surprise to many observers, and apparently to the Russians as well, was actually the result of meticulous planning, as reported by the New York Times. The strategy behind the offensive that has thus far been so successful was developed over a period of several months by Ukrainian and American military planners – and culminated in a strategic bluff.”

    170. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      175. A positive impact of U.S./NATO resolve to help the Ukraine has been a greater European role in countering China:

      “Germany is a key benchmark. Berlin was once a stalwart supporter of close trade ties with China, and thus it tended to avoid tension with Beijing. But Berlin now seems to have turned a major corner on issues from trade to human rights to direct military engagement in the Indo-Pacific.

      Last week, Germany’s Economy Minister Robert Habeck pledged “no more naivety” in Germany’s trade with China. Habeck announced his team was working on a new economic policy to reduce dependence on China across key industries and closely scrutinize inbound investment from China, saying, “We cannot allow ourselves to be blackmailed.”

      The German Foreign Ministry also announced it was appointing a special representative to Pacific nations, where China’s expanding influence has alarmed Australia and the United States.

      In late August, Germany joined Exercise Pitch Black as a full participant for the first time. The set of military drills is held every other year off Australia’s northern coast with air forces from as many as 17 countries, including the U.S., the U.K., France, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. The exercise’s recent expansion has prompted questions about its potential role as a counter to China in the region.

      The Chinese Communist Party-affiliated tabloid Global Times reported that some German media warned the country against joining an “anti-China alliance” in the Indo-Pacific.”

    171. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “China on Wednesday called for a cease-fire in Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization seen as an escalation in the war that began in February.

      Beijing “calls for a cease-fire through negotiations and solutions that answer all parties’ security concerns,” said Wang Wenbin, spokesperson of China’s Foreign Ministry, according to the state-run Global Times newspaper.

      “Every country’s reasonable security concerns should be valued, and all efforts conducive to resolving the crisis peacefully should be supported. China calls for dialogue and consultation to resolve the divergences,” Wang added”

    172. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “North Korea says it has never sold weapons to Russia and has no plans to do so in the future, following US reports that Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish stockpiles.”

    173. Wobbles says:

      I am revoking my endorsement of DeSantis.

      Kidnapping and drugging people at the border and then flying them to Martha’s Vineyard is just to much for me.

      Kamala/AOC 2024!

    174. Florida Guy says:

      The media freakout on DeSantis is better to me than being in the mansion with Hugh’s three Playmates (without Hugh around).

    175. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      2024 National Republican Primary Poll:

      Trump 52%
      DeSantis 19%
      Pence 8%
      Romney 3%
      Cheney 3%
      Haley 2%
      Cruz 2%
      Rubio 1%
      Cotton 1%
      T. Scott 1%
      Noem 1%
      Pompeo 1%
      Christie 1%
      Hawley 0%
      Hogan 0%

      @MorningConsult/
      @politico
      831 RV ~ 9/16-18

    176. Gordon Allen says:

      #178:
      “To believe North Korea or not is the question” to plagiarize an old saying.

    177. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      183. True. However it appears Putin has botched things so bad in the Ukraine that his supposed allies and supporters may now be abandoning him. Russians do not appear to anxious to fight in a war that so far has been disastrous for Russian forces. Putin’s days in power may be numbered. Russian bloggers are fiercely attacking him, demonstrations are taking place. He does not appear to have good relations with his military leaders.

    178. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      jason & BL:
      Will this make a difference?

      John Fetterman (D) didn’t pay his school property taxes from 2006 to 2019. The Woodland Hills School District placed nearly three-dozen tax liens against Fetterman & filed multiple lawsuits against him in order to collect Fetterman’s unpaid taxes.
      https://twitter.com/RRHElections/status/1572811211435134982?s=20

    179. DW says:

      185 – you forgot that this candidate wishes to be known as Fetterwoman. (S)he is even selling T-Shirts on the campaign web page. I figure we should only refer to him as Fetterwoman, and in fact the first name might as well get upgraded so he can pull in Latino women:

      Juanita Fetterwoman (D)

    180. Phil says:

      Please. No more drivel about the mighty Putin war machine and the “threat” to Europe or anyone else. When it comes to the “Russian military threat” who are you going to believe? The Bill Kristols or your lying eyes?

      It was always crap. Right up there with the sh*t Bush fed us about the “threat” from Sadaam.

    181. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “@ClayTravis
      So New York’s Democrat AG spent years investigating Trump and was only able to charge him with civil violations — not criminal — 48 days before her own election? This is an embarrassingly political prosecution, even for Democrats.”

    182. Phil says:

      Fetterman is an absolute joke. Forget his looney positions – empty the prisons, support for partial birth abortion etc etc etc. Put aside the fact that he physically and mentally isn’t functional. You have a guy who never paid his taxes and lived off his parents into his mid forties. You have a guy who hired two convicted murderers on his campaign staff.

      What an awful candidate.

    183. Phil says:

      Clay Travis needs to realize nothing embarrasses Democrats. The means always justifies the ends.

    184. dylan says:

      189 And yet 45-48% of the Pennsylvania electorate will happily vote for Fetterman, either knowing how impaired he is but they don’t care or oblivious to how bad he is. How can the Republic survive such suicidal voting inclinations?

    185. jason says:

      and the “threat” to Europe or anyone else.”

      Breaking news from the isolationist bunker in TX to the tens of thousands of innocent Ukrainians killed, tortured and exiled. News to the 10 million Ukrainians displaced from their homes. News to the Ukrainian economy that has been decimated. News to the hundreds of Ukrainian town and cities shelled and bombed. News to the roads, bridges, dams, power plants, etc. in Ukraine that have been destroyed.

      News to NATO and Sweden and Finland and all the other countries building up their military to counter the Russian threat. News to all the countries in Europe and the US funneling billions of dollars in aid to Ukraine.

      But down in the TX bunker, Phil watches Putin propagandists and isolationist dogma and declares that Putin could not harm a fly.

    186. jason says:

      89 And yet 45-48% of the Pennsylvania electorate will happily vote for Fetterman,”

      I will be thrilled if he only gets 45-48% of the vote.

    187. Phil says:

      Putin is getting his ass kicked, Jason by f en Ukraine so you want to think he’s got the military might to try anything in Europe have at it. However, I don’t believe you really buy that nonsense for a minute.

      And yeah, I’m well aware we’re funneling billions to Ukraine – with no end in site BTW. We’re printing all of it and if the printing press somehow breaks down Biden has another 86,000 IRS agents to squeeze it out of us.

    188. Cash Cow TM says:

      This morning, Walt successfully completed cataract surgery on his second eye.

    189. Cash Cow TM says:

      I cannot believe tennis star Roger Federer is running for U.S. Senate in PA.

    190. Cash Cow TM says:

      “Beijing “calls for a cease-fire through negotiations and solutions that answer all parties’ security concerns,” said Wang Wenbin, spokesperson of China’s Foreign Ministry…”

      ###########################################

      I think that Wang ought to team up with Canadian Foreign Minister Charles Wing and Niarobi Foreign Minister Walla “Wally” Bingbang to put forth a cease fire accord between Russian and Ukraine.

      The Walla Wally-Wing-Wang accords.

      Ooh, Ee, Ooh ah, ah…

    191. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      https://scholars.unh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1707&context=survey_center_polls
      Hassan(D) leads Bolduc(R) 49-41 for Senate, Pappas(D) leads Leavitt(R) 50-43 in CD1, and Kuster(D) leads Burns(R) 48-45 in CD2. Looking through the crosstabs the topline numbers aren’t quite as bad as they seem, and some look bizarre. Basically all Democrats are consolidated behind the incumbents. Libertarians have a chance to play spoiler in the Senate race though, their candidate is winning 10% of Trump voters compared to 0% of Biden voters.

    192. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      (H/T: RRH)

      In Washington, Elway dropped a poll that finds Murray leading Smiley 50/38 so no surprises there. But very much of interest is their finding that the Dems are leading 49/37 in the GCB. That sounds bleak for the GOP until you realize that in 2020, the Dems won the House vote by 20 points and by 28 points in 2018. And their July poll found the GOP down by 19 points.

      https://crosscut.com/sites/default/files/files/crosscut-elway-poll-sept-2022.pdf

      A Fabrizio Ward/Impact poll finds closer races for the Senate and Governorship in AZ.
      Kelly up 50/42 and Hobbs over Lake by 49/48.

      https://twitter.com/PpollingNumbers/status/1572974481450340354

    193. Phil says:

      Hobbs isn’t beating Lake. I can tell you that right now.

    194. NYCmike says:

      “Libertarians have a chance to play spoiler in the Senate race though, their candidate is winning 10% of Trump voters compared to 0% of Biden voters.”

      -Did I get this to happen as well, Wes?

      Asking for a friend…….

    195. Robbie says:

      Josh Kraushaar
      @JoshKraushaar

      Confirmed: Republicans pulling out — and all but surrendering — against Dem Rep. Marcy Kaptur, per R source familiar with House strategy. A Trump district.

      Majewski’s Jan 6 baggage and lying about military service sunk his political prospects.

      – Between this and the polling out showing Sarah Palin is likely going to cost the party the Alaska house seat, it’s more evidence that MAGA daddy candidates in competitive districts are a bad combination, even in a year that’s very favorable for Republicans.

      But, hey, at least both should do well with the WWC voters. That’s all that matters. Not winning.

    196. Robbie says:

      Travis Akers
      @travisakers

      Judge Dearie is giving Trump attorneys until September 30th to provide a list via affidavit of items the plaintiff (Trump) asserts were planted by the FBI at Mar-A-Lago.

      Essentially, Trump has to say on record if he believes evidence was planted.

      – Gateway Pundit is currently making up the list.

    197. Tina says:

      Political Polls
      @Politics_Polls
      Nevada Senate:
      Adam Laxalt (R) 47% (+4)
      Catherine Cortez Masto (D-inc) 43%
      Neil Scott (L) 2%
      .
      Nevada Governor:
      Joe Lombardo (R) 48% (+3)
      Steve Sisolak (D-inc) 45%
      Brandon Davis (L) 4%

      .
      @trafalgar_group
      , 1,086 LV, 9/17-20
      https://thetrafalgargroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/TRF-NV-General-0922-Poll-Report.pdf…
      11:29 AM · Sep 22, 2022
      ·Twitter for iPhone

    198. Robbie says:

      Radley Balko
      @radleybalko
      Just bizarre how much of the right’s agenda/obsessions today are just Trump grievances that have nothing to do with anything else. If he gags on a Big Mac tomorrow, the Federalist and Claremont will churn out odes to the patriotism and godliness of the Whopper.

      – Trump grievances are the key to permanent minority status. Nothing motivates nonaligned voters quite like his feuds with Don Lemon or crowd size. It’s science.

      Also, no one else had the courage to admit the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago was all about Hillary’s emails as Trump did last night with Hannity. It took political courage to mention that.

    199. Wes says:

      Ah, damn. I took a break from reading Simon Green’s pleasingly lunatic Deathstalker (1995) to see Mikey ask if he encouraged the Libertarian to play spoiler in a race Republicans are unlikely to win anyway.

      I guess you had to have your insurance policy to keep Schumer in power, Mikey.

    200. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #206- Tina
      Good poll. I have better ones just released by a Lefty Polling Firm,Data progress:

      NEW BATTLEGROUND POLLS: Today, we released new polls in 3 critical battleground states — Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada. Thread below:

      AZ:
      Sen. Kelly narrowly leads Masters 48% – 47%

      GA:
      Sen. Warnock and Walker tied 46% – 46%

      NV:
      Laxalt narrowly leads Sen. Cortez Masto 47% – 46%
      3:11 PM · Sep 22, 2022

    201. DW says:

      Data for Progress (D)

      https://twitter.com/dataprogress/status/1573027191532707840?s=46&t=loGaQcZxHQIV_V6XejRWTQ

      AZ:
      Kelly 48%
      Masters 47%

      GA:
      Warnock 46%
      Walker 46%

      NV:
      Laxalt 47%
      Cortez Masto 46%

    202. DW says:

      Sheeple got me by a few seconds because I took the time to clean up the paste from RRH elections.

    203. Tina says:

      Somebody is unhinged with the poor polling by the drats.

    204. NYCmike says:

      Nothing like a Robbie drive-by and a Wes-outside-NC comment to make one laugh every day!!

    205. Tina says:

      Sheeple those are great polls considering the pollster.

    206. Tina says:

      Rich Baris “The People’s Pundit”
      @Peoples_Pundit
      ·
      26m
      Here are the top SIX most important issues in Nevada by party. You can click on the crosstabs via the link in the chart. But look at “Abortion”. Independents simply don’t care about it. Nearly 6 in 10 are voting on inflation and other economic issues. https://api.everviz.com/share/AQcydV7M_

    207. Phil says:

      Those above polls are excellent.

      As far as Baris’ polling results, he just finished polling Nevada and has Laxalt up 2.2%

      As far as abortion, his polling has been the same state after state. The issue just doesn’t resonate with independents or Republican women. That sucks for Democrats.

    208. Wes says:

      I know, Mikey. The idea that you pretend to be a conservative is definitely laughable given your demonstrated propensity to back every Senate candidate Schumer wants Republicans to nominate .

    209. Wes says:

      Republicans triage the Deadener running against Marcy Kaptur (D-OH). She’s in a GOP-friendly seat and has a reflexively liberal voting record, yet Republicans have decided a guy with reams of ethical baggage can’t beat her.

      Good call actually as this frees up resources for more ser candidates.

      https://mobile.twitter.com/JoshKraushaar/status/1573024188700434435

    210. jason says:

      Amoral Scumbag triggered by the good polls for Rs.

      Drives by to attack Republicans.

      Zzzzzz……

      Stacey Abrams says fetal heartbeats “manufactured”?

      Walker is the “bad candidate” in GA.

    211. Wes says:

      I’m glad Mike Braun beat Joe Donnelly in 2018. The Libertarian in me also doesn’t necessarily disagree with this statement. However, I’m glad Braun is planning to run for Governor rather than reelection in 2024. This kind of statement is both needless and politically tone-deaf. That means no Donnelly clone will have a shot at using this as a wedge issue against him in two years:

      https://mobile.twitter.com/metzgov/status/1506372853679144964

    212. jason says:

      Putin is getting his ass kicked, Jason by f en Ukraine ”

      Zzzzzz…. Phil doesn’t believe that for a second.

      But heck, when you have your head up Putin’s ass it maybe you can get confused.

      Let me remind him what REALLY happened.

      “Breaking news from the isolationist bunker in TX to the tens of thousands of innocent Ukrainians killed, tortured and exiled. News to the 10 million Ukrainians displaced from their homes. News to the Ukrainian economy that has been decimated. News to the hundreds of Ukrainian town and cities shelled and bombed. News to the roads, bridges, dams, power plants, etc. in Ukraine that have been destroyed.

      News to NATO and Sweden and Finland and all the other countries building up their military to counter the Russian threat. News to all the countries in Europe and the US funneling billions of dollars in aid to Ukraine.”

      The Ukrainians are bravely resisting the Russians with the help of the aid Phil wants to deny them. But the carnage and the war and the suffering is happening IN THE UKRAINE, not Russia.

    213. Wes says:

      Come to think of it, Mikey agreed with Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock God wants rapists to impregnate women, so I wouldn’t be shocked if Mikey also agrees Braun made some scintillatingly cogent point here.

    214. NYCmike says:

      “The idea that you pretend to be a conservative is definitely laughable given your demonstrated propensity to back every Senate candidate Schumer wants Republicans to nominate.”

      -Heh!

      Haven’t thrown support to one candidate over another at all this year, as I simply allowed the primary system to reflect the will of the voters eligible to vote……BUT BUT BUT Wes is a proponent of the primary system…….

    215. NYCmike says:

      “Mikey agreed with Dick the Misogynist Bastard Mourdock God wants rapists to impregnate women”

      -Don’t lie, Wes. I did not, and do not, agree with that comment.

      I do understand that belief, though, as outlined by several posters much more eloquently than I ever could have.

    216. Phil says:

      Yes, the Russian War Machine.

      Quite a performance over the last eight months. Warsaw must be terrified.

    217. Phil says:

      Braun not running for re-election? Hadn’t heard that.

    218. Phil says:

      Ready for some fresh polling out of Pennsylvania.

    219. Phil says:

      Lake 51 Hobbs 47
      Left wing Data for Progress Poll

      Trafalgar picked this trend up a week ago. Lake is solid. Katie Hobbs is terrible and has no desire to debate Lake. Knows she will get her ass kicked.

      Governor Lake. Nice sound to it.

    220. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      “In a new poll of Florida Republicans, former President Donald Trump fell flat against possible 2024 competitor Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL).

      DeSantis now holds a lead of 8 percentage points over Trump, 48% to 40%, according to the USA Today / Suffolk University poll.”

    221. Phil says:

      Doesn’t matter. Trump will be in jail in 2024. Democrats will see that he is indicted on some BS trumped up charge and the jury pool in DC guarantees a conviction.

      Won’t be a peep out of Mitch and the rest of the DC Republican establishment.

      Banana Republic.

    222. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      226. A major reason the Ukrainians are doing so well is because of the military equipment & aid provided by the U.S. and NATO. It is all but admitted now that the U.S. military planned the strategy for the recent successful Ukrainian offense in northeast Ukraine. It’s why Putin’s appeasers took the lead in trying to get U.S. military aid to Ukraine ended.

    223. Phil says:

      Fine…but can we ditch the Putin military “threat” to reconstitute the Soviet Union or move on Eastern Europe. Geez

    224. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      233. Yes, totally agree. Putin has shown major incompetence, and certainly the Ukraine brings into question if Russia is still a major power. Even the Chinese now are beginning to dissociate themselves from Russia, telling Putin to make peace with the Ukraine.

    225. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      A headline from a New York Times article:

      “Trump Support Remains Unmoved by Investigations, Poll Finds”

    226. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      A new Nevada Senate Poll by Insider Advantage shows Republican Laxalt +3–46/43. Boom!

      https://amgreatness.com/2022/09/22/poll-adam-laxalt-leads-democrat-catherine-cortez-masto-46-to-43-in-nevada-senate-race/

    227. Phil says:

      Which is why the Biden Justice Dept will move heaven and earth to put him in prison. Indict on some BS charge (it won’t matter what it is) and get him in front of a DC jury. Guaranteed conviction. It’s called criminalizing your opposition and it’s a characteristic of every banana Republic on the planet. Didn’t think it would happen here, but hey, when you have the ruling party as determined as Democrats to not relinquish power, and the leaders of the opposition party willing to go along with it (yeah, I’m looking at you, Mitch and the DC Republicans like you) then, hey, they’ll pull it off. Of course, America will never be the same once that line is crossed but apparently that isn’t important. Who knew?

    228. Phil says:

      They are all showing 2-4 point leads for Laxalt. He’s leading with the Hispanic vote which is 18% of Nevada. That demographic is a major flip.

      Quick, Quinnipiac, get out one of your rescue polls pronto!

    229. Phil says:

      That’s the 4th poll in a row listed on Nate Silver’s site to show Laxalt up – think old Nate has moved his projection to Laxalt?

      Nope

      Baris is so right. Nate Silver is an absolute fraud…to say nothing of a hack.

    230. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      Former basketball player Bill Walton is taking on San Diego’s worthless Democratic mayor regarding the homeless crisis — which is now about as bad as that in San Francisco.

      “Bill Walton is challenging San Diego city hall to get a grip on its homeless crisis.

      Walton, a progressive Grateful Dead enthusiast who is hardly a Rush Limbaugh acolyte, has called out San Diego mayor Todd Gloria in multiple forums.

      The website Voice of San Diego documented several letters that Walton wrote to Mayor Gloria on the issue, including one where the NBA and broadcasting legend said he was assaulted.

      “Once again, while peacefully riding my bike early this Sunday morning in Balboa Park, I was threatened, chased, and assaulted by the homeless population, in our Park,” Walton wrote Aug. 28. “Once again, you’ve done, and continue to do, nothing.””

      I live near Balboa Park: at night it sounds like a scene out of the movie “The Howling”. The police do absolutely nothing; at night you see the lighting up of crack cocaine in homeless camps through out Balboa Park and Downtown San Diego. The drug dealers do their sales in the camps in the morning with no fear of arrest.

    231. jan says:

      Just listened to an encouraging review of the midterms with Richard Baris and Alex DeGrasse. The later guy works with Elise Stefanik’s group who is actively targeting 74 House R candidates. Supposedly they feel confident in their progress to push these candidates over the finish line, saying that 80% of their funding is being spent offensively, while the Dems are spending 80% of their money defensively. Laxalt and Ron Johnson were both deemed as doing well in this post Labor Day stretch of the election, with the undecideds markedly showing disapproval of Biden- meaning they will probably vote R.

    232. Phil says:

      Johnson and Laxalt are in excellent shape, Jan. Baris is polling Georgia or Arizona next. Says he is leaning Georgia and would prefer to do Arizona later in the process. I’d like to see some fresh polling in Pennsylvania to see if Oz has continued to solidify his base.

    233. Cash Cow TM says:

      I am surprised that the left is how howling about the hurricane (caused by man made glowbull warming, ya know) that hit Pretty Rica, then the Kurks and Kinko islands, and now is threatening BarMOOda.

    234. Bitterlaw says:

      Phil does not want Russia to win. He just doesn’t care if Ukraine loses.

    235. TIna says:

      Goodness, watch fetterman, the Russians hoaxers bff.

      https://twitter.com/Surabees/status/1573130335499714560

    236. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      244. Agree that the Biden family was involved in a corrupt deal to allow the Chinese to buy several million dollars in U.S. natural gas assets, and multiple Biden family members were involved, including likely “the Old Man”

      However this claim by Gateway Pundit is completely bananas:

      “The sale would have allowed China to take control of our natural gas industry through the deal.”

      Here is the size of the natural industry in the U. S. as of 2009, it has grown substantially since then. Major corporations are involved with hundreds of billions of dollars in assets.

      “More than 14,000 oil-and-gas companies, many of them small businesses, were active in the United States in 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration. But multinational giants like Exxon Mobil and BP now produce much of the nation’s gas. The 10 biggest drillers account for one-third of all production, data from the Natural Gas Supply Association and the EIA show. The 40 largest producers pump more than half of all domestic natural gas.”

    237. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      247. Hi, I just bought the lemonade stand down the street; I can now take control of the citrus industry.

    238. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      jason and Bitter:
      Welcome to the first “woke” poll of the PA Governor’s and Senate races, This is courtesy of Muhlenberg College’s Morning Call.
      The Topline figures are Oz -5 and Mastriano -11. The PID is D+1.

      A quick fisk shows the following:
      1- In the 2020 CNN Exit Poll of PA, Non-College voters totaled 60% and College+ 40%. In this poll, it is 50/50.
      2- This poll has abortion as the top issue by 20% of the voters, just 2% behind the economy as #1 and 8% above inflation #3.
      3- In the demographic of gender besides the usual Male and Female, there are three(3) other choices. To wit: Male and Female Transgender and Other. WOKEISM!!!
      4- The poll has separate categories for Hispanic and Latino. Can someone kindly explain to me the difference or is it MORE WOKEISM?
      https://www.muhlenberg.edu/aboutus/polling/politicselectionssurveys/archivedpolls/2022-pennsylvaniamidtermelectionsurvey/

    239. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      Does Cocaine Mitch want the GOP to lose this year? He keeps trying to demoralize the GOP base. To wit:

      ““Mitch McConnell opposed conviction in Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. He may yet help clean up the mess of Jan. 6,” Politico reports.

      “Things are playing out differently in the Senate GOP after only nine House Republicans — all of them retiring from Congress — supported updating a 19th-century law that Trump’s allies sought to manipulate to keep him in power. Even as House GOP leaders whipped against the post-Jan. 6 legislation this week, McConnell has encouraged his members to seek a deal with Democrats and is himself leaning toward backing the effort.

    240. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      A new Utah Poll by Dan Jones & Ass. shows a tight Senate race in Utah. Republican Mike Lee is up by 2-5 pts. Does anyone buy this?
      The article with the poll states that most of the undecided voters are Moderate Independents so Egg McMuffin has a good chance of winning.
      Did you know that all GOP Senators have endorsed Lee except for one— Mitt Romney!

      https://www.deseret.com/utah/2022/9/22/23351744/mike-lee-evan-mcmullin-poll-results-senate-election-utah

    241. Bitterlaw says:

      Sheeple – Thank you. While I do not think that abortion is as much of an issue as the poll states, all of Shapiro’s ads now state that Mastriano will ban all abortions and gay marriage. They also say that his positions will cause employers to leave PA. Mastriano’s ads say….nothing. There are no tv ads in my area.

    242. Sheeple,Jr. says:

      #251- Add:
      Here is the pollster, Dan Jones & Ass., in the 2016 Presidential race:

      OCT. 20-27 Dan Jones & Associates

      823 LV

      24%- McMuffin
      32%-Trump
      4%
      30%- Clinton
      Trump +2

    243. Wes says:

      Well, I guess I can quit criticizing Donald Trump for sucking up huge sums of money into his SuperPAC and then not spending it. It took him long enough, but he’s finally doing it:

      https://www.politico.com/news/2022/09/23/trump-midterms-2024-pac-00058515

    244. Phil says:

      Beto running abortion ads Here in Texas. My favorite where he has some fake “life long Republican” state abortion has pushed him over to Beto or some crap.

      Beto will lose by around 7 or 8. Thing is, he keeps showing up every cycle. He never goes away. Perpetual candidate. Every election cycle he has to be on the ballot.

      Born to run as he likes to say. Just not born to win. No doubt will be running in the Senate race in 2024.

      So annoying.

    245. Greymarch says:

      Presidents graded during my life-time:

      -Nixon: F (if you need a presidential pardon to avoid prison, you were a bad president.)
      -Ford: C
      -Carter: D
      Reagan: A
      Bush Sr: C
      Clinton: B-
      GWB: B+
      Obama: D
      Trump: D
      Biden: D-

      I am a neo-conservative (think Reagan + Jack Kemp + Marco Rubio), but no longer a member of the republican party. Refuse to be in a party that wants the giant-jerk Trump to be prez. I also call it as I see it.

      -Greymarch

    246. William says:

      255 I live in Texas as well Abbott will win by double digits. He will crush it with independents and perform quite well with Hispanics

    247. Wes says:

      Ironically, Greymarch, I too left the GOP because of one of its Presidents. GWB was the one who drove me from the party.

    248. Bitterlaw says:

      Wes left the GOP over a candidate he voted for President twice.

    249. Greymarch says:

      Trafalgar is a right-wing group, purposely paid by GOP candidates and GOP PAC groups to push positive GOP polls. If you believe Trafalgar polls, you are a sucker.

      -Greymarch

    250. DW says:

      “giant-jerk”

      Sometimes it takes a jerk. For too long conservatives watched as presidents like the Bushes, and candidates like McCain, Romney, and others spent all their time reaching across the aisle and accomplishing the left’s agenda, albeit at a slower pace.

      They finally got someone who will spit across the aisle, and you wonder why they like him?

    251. DW says:

      The problem with throwing rocks at Trafalgar is the fact that they have a track record of accuracy.

    252. Greymarch says:

      My prediction: Nevada will decide which party owns the senate. If the GOP NV candidate takes Nevada, I believe on election night, that will get the GOP to a grand-total of 51 senators.

      Election night, keep your eyes on NV. Of the bell-weather senate races, NV is the one with the loudest bell.

    253. Wes says:

      It’s a hard thing to realize one voted for unmitigated failure and stupidity, Bitter. I couldn’t lie to myself though and continue to be in a political party with a man whose very existence I absolutely loathe.

      Hey, at least I didn’t vote for him twice after declaring I have zero tolerance for DUI though. That would be someone else on here.

    254. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      253. Dan Jones polls in Utah can be way off at times. They tend to under poll LDS voters outside of Salt Lake County. Often Dan Jones polls attempt to claim Utah voters are a lot more liberal on issues than they actually are — there often is a certain amount of advocacy in their polling.

      Lighthouse polling is much better, and it shows Lee with a strong lead.

      As you pointed out, here is how off Dan Jones was in the 2016 presidential race.

      POLL
      Trump (R)
      +8.0
      ACTUAL
      Trump (R)
      +18.1

    255. Bitterlaw says:

      Zzzzzzzzz. I said I would never hire somebody with a DUI because if they either injured themselves on my business premises I would be responsible for paying their workers compensation benefits. If they injured or killed somebody else while on company time, I would be sued.

      I can never be responsible for workers compensation benefits or be sued over what politicians do while driving. But thank you for reminding everybody you have complete tolerance for DUI. Ironic since you were injured by a drunk driver.

    256. SanDiegoCitizen says:

      John Kerry admits Biden is a liar:

      “U.S. special presidential climate envoy John Kerry praised the Inflation Reduction Act, calling it an “amazing” bill due to its climate-related impact while acknowledging that it does not seem to do much for inflation…

      “And I’m not sure how much it has to do with inflation, but that’s OK,” he acknowledged.”

    257. Phil says:

      Greymarch, try doing some research on polling organizations and their track records and then get back to us on Trafalgar.

    258. Tgca says:

      222. Let me fix your post you Jadon.

      “Breaking news from the China sycophant in York County, PA to the tens of thousands of innocent Chinese and Uyghurs enslaved killed, tortured and exiled annually. Nothing to see here.

      News to the 1 million+ Uyghurs displaced from their homes and soon tens of millions to be displaced in Asia by China aggressive assault in that part of the world. Nothing to see here.

      News to companies around the world that lose billions annually to Chinese theft and pass those costs along to consumers and the decimation of Hong Kong as a free society soon to be followed by Taiwan. Nothing to see here.

      News to the hundreds of towns and villages in Asia with hundreds of millions being forced to the will of Chinese dominance or be militarily overrun. Nothing to see here.

      News to the US that is focusing its military on wokeness while the Chinese modernize and upgrade their military and expand their nuclear arsenal. Nothing to see here.

      News to the US regarding its buildings, lands, and companies being bought up by the Chinese and influenced with a communist agenda, including land purchased by the Chinese around military bases in the US. Nothing to see here.

      News to the US and Western countries that sit by and do NOTHING to counter the Chinese threat. Nothing to see here.

      News to all the countries in Europe and the US funneling billions of dollars into the CCP. Nothing to see here.

      News to the US that let China perpetuate a pandemic on it and destroy its economy and then have to buy pandemic supplies from China. Nothing to see here.

      News to the US that let a Chinese manufactured pandemic result in the US federal gubbermint vastly increasing its power and targeting Americans to weaken American democracy. Nothing to see here.

      The US and European countries are cowards and not resisting the Chinese with the help of the Jadon who wants to see China prosper at the expense of the West as long as his investments benefit.

      Hey, but let’s do more favorable trade FOR China. Democracy be damned as long as my investments benefit.

    259. Tgca says:

      256

      Anyone that gives a war-mongering president responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths including 4,000+ American soldiers a B+ cannot be taken seriously.

      The fact that Trump is better appreciated by the GOP than GWB tells you what tens of millions of voters think.

    260. Tgca says:

      What’s worse? A drunk driver or a man that purposely goes to war knowing thousands will be killed just so he can impress his daddy and try to reward his friends with favorable profitable war contracts?

      We now know that Bush and Cheney purposely misled the nation and lied about the Iraq war. His own SOS dropped the goods on him hoping to redeem himself a few years back.

    261. Phil says:

      What’s worse? I don’t know. They are both pretty bad. Both reasons why I have no use for W.

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