Category Archives: Democrats

RAINING ON SHINE’S PARADE

Last week had to be a little traumatic for poor Steve Shine and the Republicans.  After all, he and his buddies felt so threatened by our Democratic convention that they sprang for $10,000 worth of air time to try to … Continue reading

Posted in Democrat Party, Democrats, Fort Wayne, Politics, Republicans

PRE-PRIMARY ENDORSEMENTS POSE PROBLEMS

Primary elections are one means by which a political party nominates candidates for the next general election. They are common in the United States, where their origins are traced to the progressive movement with its emphasis on ridding the political … Continue reading

Posted in Allen County Government, Democrat Party, Democrats, Elections, Politics, Third District, Voting | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK – BUT THERE’S GOT TO BE A MORNING AFTER

Need I say anything about yesterday’s election results?  Probably not, but I will anyways!  The morning after elections is always full of disappointments for the losing party and candidates, but it is also a time to regroup and understand that … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture and Food Production, Confined Animal Feeding Operations, Congress, Democrat Party, Democrats, Environment, Farming, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Industrial farms, Marlin Stutzman, Mitch Daniels, Politics, Privatization, Republican Party, Republicans, Third District | Tagged , , , , , , | 38 Comments

DOWNS CENTER RELEASES FLAWED POLL

Elections have become a battle of the “polls.”  A recent poll released by the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics would lead a reader to surmise that the election for the Third District Congressional race is all but over with … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrat Party, Democrats, Indiana, Marlin Stutzman, Politics, Republican Party, Republicans, Third District | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

STUTZMAN MAKES HAY WITH SPECIAL INTEREST MONEY

The quarterly candidate financial reports are out, and, according to the FEC reports, Marlin has had no trouble raking in money from PACs and other special interests.  As of September 30, 2010, Stutzman’s fund raising looks like this: Total Receipts: … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrat Party, Democrats, Government, Marlin Stutzman, Republican Party, Republicans, Third District | Tagged , , , | 89 Comments

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS MARLIN (AND HIS MONEY)?

Rumor has it that the powers that be have advised Stutzman to lay low because he has the election “in the bag.”  Maybe that’s why Stutzman makes half-hearted appearances at functions and leaves before they conclude.   Or why he has … Continue reading

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STUTZMAN SLIP-SLIDES AWAY FROM SNYDER SHOW

Marlin went missing.  He was to appear by phone on the Gary Snyder show but failed to do so.  His appearance was touted on the blogs and on the Gary Snyder show line up; however, Mr. Stutzman simply was no … Continue reading

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WHAT A SHOCKER – REPUBLICAN POLLING FIRM FINDS REPUBLICAN AHEAD

A recently released poll by American Republican Viewpoint, a firm that touts itself as a “leading Republican polling firm”, came up with what could be seen as an expected result – Stutzman – gasp, gasp – is ahead in the … Continue reading

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HAYHURST FOCUSES WHILE SOUDER SPUTTERS

Mark Souder has decided the best way to deal with the issues of the Third District is, well, to just ignore them for what he mistakenly believes are better pickins.  Souder, with his little pea-pickin’ right-wing conservative heart, is dodging … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE MIDDLE EAST

How many times do we need to learn a lesson?  The cause in Afghanistan is not winnable.  So listen to the John Fogerty song once again and see if you can learn anything.   And, if you can’t, then I … Continue reading

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