Posts tagged "David Axelrod"

Hot stuff about Herman Cain and the Chicago Way

Was the emergence of the sexual harassment allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain spawned by the Chicago Way? The rumors have been hot on the Internet for days, and I’ve basically ignored them. But the rumors are getting more specific and conservative commentator Ann Coulter seems to have put some of the loose ends... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel: He gone.

Rahm Emanuel: He gone.
Here’s the most recent report that Rahm Emanuel will be leaving his job as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff. This report says he’ll be gone after the general election in November.  Why? The story says its a different in styles between the brainy Obama and the tough Emanuel. Emanuel wanted a compromise on the... Read more »

Giannoulias=party lacky

One thing we can count on: If Alexi Giannoulias is elected Illinois’ senator, he can be counted on to be the Democratic Party’s lickspittle. Just hours after President Barack Obama announced his nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, Giannoulias came out with a full-throated endorsement.  What’s wrong with that? Senior White House advisor... Read more »
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Rahm Emanuel for Illinois' U.S. Senator?

Just weeks after White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was rumored to be Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s replacement, a Wall Street Journal piece now is suggesting that Democrats and the Obama White House might want to replace Alexi Giannoulias as their candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois with Emanuel. Said the Journal: One... Read more »

Voters trust GOP more than Democrats

In a startling comeback–but one that you won’t hear much about on the network news–Republicans now have the trust of more voters on key issues. Here is the Rasmussen Report: Who do you trust now? For the first time in recent years, voters trust Republicans more than Democrats on all 10 key electoral issues regularly... Read more »

Go ahead, blame Chicago

President Barack Obama’s Chicago advisers are taking it on the chin for the Obama golfs while health care reform goes up in smoke? weakening of public support for the health care upheaval that Democrats want to impose on Americans. Joseph L Galloway, a McClatchy Newspapers columnist, was angry, indeed, that health-care reform is on “life... Read more »
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How does Axelrod get away with this?

Obama Campaign Ad Firms Signed On to Push Health-Care Overhaul Bloomberg reports: Two firms that received $343.3 million to handle advertising for Barack Obama‘s David Axelrod White House run last year have profited from his top priority as president by taking on his push for health-care overhaul. One is AKPD Message and Media, the Chicago-based... Read more »

So long, Rahm. Adios, Axelrod.

Now that the polls are showing that the America public is jumping ship on President Barack Axelrod and Emanuel Obama’s health care fantasia, he’ll be looking around for someone to blame. And blame shall be placed. Consider: By jamming every possible thought and every proposal that every reformer has ever had into a single bill,... Read more »
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