Tag Archive 'VA'

Jun 25 2014

Obama’s VA Killed Nearly As Many Soldiers As Afghan War, Per Year

Addendum: Let me head this off up front.  While the total number of soldiers dying (on average) in Afghanistan is 139 per year and on VA waiting lists is “over 100″ per year, the percent dying will tilt in favor of the VA who should see more soldiers each year than Afghanistan does. With that […]

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Oct 31 2012

State Polls Trending Towards National Polls & Romney Win

Update 3: The folks over at Powerline rip Quinnipiac and their mind boggling fictional turnout model: discount the Quinnipiac results, however, because its sample consists of 35 percent Democrats and 28 percent Republicans. That’s a better split for the Dems than they enjoyed in 2008. There is little reason to believe that the Democrats will […]

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Jan 20 2010

Best Post Election-Earthquake Reads

I have been scanning some of the post mortems on the MA Special Election earthquake, and I have pulled a few as the ones I see as the most important. Many on the right and left will not be comforted by these observations, but that is what happens when we learn from upheaval. First, I […]

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Nov 02 2009

Palin’s Entry Into VA Elections

OK, I am a huge Palin fan who is stymied as to what this is all about: “Virginia, hello, this is Sarah Palin calling to urge you to go to the polls Tuesday and vote to share our principles,” the former Alaska governor says in the call, which was provided to CNN by one Democrat […]

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Nov 02 2008

Now VA Swinging Towards McCain

Yesterday I noted PA was starting to drift rightward with a lot of polls showing Obama’s once commanding lead cut in half. In fact Obama lost another point in the Morning Call daily poll, now down to a 7% lead, even though Morning Call has held massive Party ID edges for the democrats (they don’t […]

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