Romney Banking on Low Turnout, Enthusiasm Gap

Happy Election Eve! National polling predicts a tight presidential election between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney and some fear a long, drawn out ballot count. Mostly notably, both camps fear a provisional ballot count in Ohio that cannot begin until 10 days after the polls close. Hanging chads, anyone?...more
Rasmussen and Pew were not the most accurate pollsters in 2008. You're looking at the outdated, ...more

Tomorrow's Election

I am Canadian. I love being Canadian, and I harbour no secret, unadmitted desire to be anything other than Canadian. ...more

I forgot about the election-VOTE

Vote. That’s the only endorsement I have.For the last 3.5 years, the President has been fighting for reelection and the slew of republican candidates have been stumping to take his seat. For the last year, we have endured yard signs, endless commercials, debates and endless news stories about what the candidate and the president are doing to gain a nomination, endorsement or end the senseless requests from Donald Trump.I’m just ready for it to be over....more

What Do Your Kids Know About Election 2012?

After school, I noticed the sticker on my daughter’s sweatshirt and said, “You voted today?” She explained that other than the presidential candidates, she wasn't familiar with anything else on the ballot in the 7th grade mock presidential election, so she simply voted along party lines and guessed on the issues.  Then she asked me if the president will be chosen by “ who has the most votes. ....more

Mitt Romney: He Leads With His Heart

Posted by Cindy Gillespie:  Recently, some of the women who served as members of Governor Mitt Romney's cabinet in Massachusetts got together in Boston to talk about their time working with the Governor.  Some of the stories they tell in this clip I had never heard before, although I worked closely with them and Governor Romney for many years. They reminded me that while Mitt may be known for his head with numbers, he always leads with his heart....more

Fellas, MYOB about abortion already!

Listening to a lengthy discussion of abortion by local candidates for Congress on local radio, my mind started to reel....more
@ColleenDick It is my understanding that before the issue of childbearing became an issue (was ...more

Obama is not Coming After Your Guns and Romney is not Coming After Your Tampons

Before you get excited, this is NOT a post that is looking for or encouraging political bashing. So if you plan on getting busy in the comment section posting nasty stuff (not Janet Jackson nasty but political nasty. JJ nasty is perfectly acceptable), you’ll be asked to leave....more

The annual October dilemma

@kisschronicles  lordy lordy, i'd forgotten about that.more

See Your Legislator's Voting Record on Food

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Freedom Is Not An Illusion

by Lyn Dillies My name is Lyn Dillies and I am a professional illusionist. Ever since I can remember, my late father, Calvin Dillies, instilled in me a sense of civic duty. Through his experience in local politics, he taught me how important every single person’s vote is. ...more