Is There Nothing They Will Not Do … Democrats Tried to Obtain Medical Info on Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) & His Family
Is there no level that Democrats will not sink to in order to gain information on some one they are targeting in an attempt to win an election? The Boston Herald reports that the DCCC has requested information about Senator Scott Brown and his family from Brown’s insurance company. UNREAL. For what good reason would any one want this information on the Senator and his family?
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown — an upstart Blue State Republican in the cross hairs of national Democrats — is lashing out at the party’s opposition researchers, accusing them of prying into his family’s private health insurance records, and demanding that they stop fighting dirty.
“It seems in bad form. Obviously, when it comes to information about my wife and daughters, it crosses the line. I find it offensive and so do they,” Brown told the Herald yesterday
“They (Democrats) don’t have any business muddling in the private health records of my family,” said Brown, adding that his family is “disturbed” by the intrusion.
Officials from the Group Insurance Commission, the state’s health insurance provider, notified Brown on Tuesday that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee asked them “to provide insurance information,” according to a copy of the GIC letter obtained by the Herald.
The Democrats are out to slime Brown in whatever way they can try and win back the US Senate seat in Massachusetts. However, this ugly type of mudslinging politics might just backfire in the Bay State. As opined by the Lonely Conservative, the DCCC spokesperson accused Scott Brown of trying to score political points, because he dare object to this intrusion into his privacy. Even when caught in a hideous act, they try and spin their way through it. Do these people have no shame?
Democrats in their delusional and panicked state think that Republican Scott Brown is vulnerable. Really? Maybe they might want to read the polling numbers of Brown in Massacusettes and comprehend that he is the most popular politician in MASS.
In fact, he’s the most popular politician in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with an approval rating of 73 percent. To top it all off, his “re-elect” score is comfortably above 50 percent, which is unusual for a Republican in an overwhelmingly Democratic state.
The Dana Pretzer Show On Scared Monkeys Radio – Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 – Special Guests: Jeannie McDonough, Wendy Murphy & Robin Sax
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Tonight Dana welcomes special guests:
- Jeannie McDonough – Featured on the CBS Show 48 hrs. discussing her new book “Caught In the Act”, where a 15 year old girl and her parents summon the courage to stop a serial killer in his tracks and save an innocent man accused of murder.
- Wendy Murphy - Discussing Her Recent Patriot Ledger Article, ‘IF THERE WERE ONLY BOOK SALES AND COMPASSION FOR ALL VICTIMS WHO TELL’
Child sexual abuse makes billions of dollars every year for pornographers. Why shouldn’t reporting it make money, too? As for political benefits, the topic makes most people squeamish, which can backfire in politics, as it does at dinner parties when I talk about my work. It’s just not the kind of thing people like to think about – no matter how strongly they may feel about tougher laws and better justice for victims.
- Robin Sax - Discussing the Charlie Sheen saga and his rants against and firing at the hands of CBS as well as other “high quality” people.
Democrats could lose the US Senate, once unthought of, now a real possibility.
Just curious, when Scott Brown won in Massachusetts in the special election for the seat formerly held by the late Ted Kennedy, why didn’t all people think at that point that it was possible for Republicans to win in any state? The Massachusetts special Senate election represented the shot heard round the world and was the symbol that all things were possible. Think Brown’s victory was a one hit wonder? Not at all,Brown is presently out-polling President Barack Obama and Senator John Kerry (MA-D)
Remember when the political pundits only said that the US House of Representatives was in play and Democrats feared that it could flip and control go back to the Republicans? Less than 60 days from the 2010 midterm elections and now many think that Democrats could lose the US Senate as well.
A terrible economy, near 10% unemployment, no jobs really being created, an unpopular $787 billion stimulus package, and unpopular Obamacare law passed, an unpopular President Obama and a complicit Democrat party that passed numerous laws against the will of the people and the unpopular suing of a state on illegal immigration has all lead to the most improbable outcome … a complete sweep of Senate races and control by the GOP. The following are the top 10 US Senate races that Democrats need to worry about.
1. North Dakota (1): Get ready to ho-down with Republican John Hoeven (R); yes, we’re running out of Hoeven puns. Ranking: Solid GOP. [This race is over Hoeven is up by over 40% in the polls]
2. Delaware (2): Does Mike Castle (R) survive his primary against Christine O’Donnell (R)? The GOP’s likelihood of winning this seat depends on it. Ranking (with Castle as nominee): Probable GOP.[This race is up in the air as who knows who will win the GOP primary? Castle is ahead in polls against the Democrat in a general election; however, he is a RINO at best. Can O'Donnell win the GOP primary, after all she is the real Republican in the race? If she does, can she wil the general election in a blue state?]
3. Arkansas (3): Bill Clinton campaigned this week for incumbent Blanche Lincoln (D), but it’s unlikely to change the dynamics of her race against John Boozman (R). Ranking: Probable GOP. [Probably GOP? Barack Obama has a better chance of providing tax cuts to the rich than Lincoln does of winning, she is down by 38% in the polls.]
4. Indiana (4): Speaking of being able to change the dynamics, Brad Ellsworth (D) hasn’t caught up to Dan Coats (R). Ranking: Probable GOP. [Republican Coats up by 21% over the Democrat, this seat is lost by the Democrats.]
5. Pennsylvania (5): After being dormant for the last couple of months, Joe Sestak’s (D) campaign has become more active, with Biden and Obama set to stump for him later this month. Right now, though, this is Pat Toomey’s (R) race to lose. Ranking: Lean GOP. [Not only is GOP candidate Toomey ahead in the polls, the Republican Gov. candidate Corbett is far outpacing the Democrats. It will be a clean sweep in the Keystone state.]
6. Illinois (7): The Alexi Giannoulias (D)-vs.-Mark Kirk (R) contest remains what we consider to be the truest 50%-50% race out there. Ranking: Toss Up. [Democrat candidate only gets 37% in the polling, hard to imagine that translates to a victory.]
7. Colorado(unranked): The Ken Buck (R)-vs.-Michael Bennet (D) race is close to being a pure 50%-50% race, too. Which force will be greater — the overall political environment, or the GOP’s woes in the state? Ranking: Toss Up. [The Democrat incumbent is only polling at 44%, far below the 50% usually considered needed.]
8. Nevada (8): Now we enter the contests where Democrats might have an advantage by a fingernail. But the Harry Reid (D)-vs.Sharron Angle (R) race is going to close. Fasten your seatbelts. Ranking: Toss Up. [Its a dead heat in Nevada; however, Harry Reid, the Democrat Senate Majority leader is polling below 50%. Do Nevada voters really want more in the same? Even though Reid wants to distance himself from Obama and the economy, Reid has been in lock step with Obama and is completely responsible.]
9. Wisconsin (unranked): As was the case in ‘98, Russ Feingold (D) is fighting for his political life. What makes this time more difficult for him is that this political environment is much different than ’98 was. Ranking: Toss Up. [Incumbent Democrat Feingold trails GOP candidate Johnson in the polls. The fact that a dark blue state like Wisconsin is even being discussed tells us just how much trouble the Democrats are in.]
10. Washington (10):If Republicans indeed catch a wave on Election Night, we’ll be pulling an all-nighter watching the returns from the Patty Murray (D)-vs.-Dino Rossi (R) race. Ranking: Toss Up. [Republican Dina Rossi has a 2% point lead in the post recent Rasmussen poll and incumbent Democrat Patti Murray is polling below 50%. If Washington goes, one would think that Democrats would lose control of the Senate.]
But wait, there is more an an honorable mention of even more states that Democrats have to worry about. Check out California and West Virginia, both also in fear of being lost by Democrats. As stated by First Read, it is quite amazing that Republicans have a better chance of flipping West Virginia’s Senate seat than Democrats have in picking up the one in Ohio.
Check out the Scared Monkeys analysis made in February 2010, seems like some were ahead of the MSM curve. At that point, even before many primaries were complete, we were stating a +9 for Republicans.
Mother Jones importantly notes that there is not one Democrat gain on this list. This is literally unheard of. So many US Senate races and it is only the Democrats that are in fear of having seats flipped on November 2, 2010.
If Democrats think they have an issue in 2010 … 2012 does not appear to be much better. Check out some of the vulnerable races in 2012:
?WV – Robert Byrd is nor longer the Senator, this will be the vote for the 6 year term for whoever wins the 2010 special election.
?ND – Kent Conrad could be the victim of the anti-Obama vote.
?NE – Ben Nelson and the corn husker kickback. Payback will be on the minds of many and he just might be the Blanche Lincoln of 2012.
?FL – Bill Nelson and his preferential Obamacare deal
?VA – Jim Webb in newly “Red” Virginia like what swept Bob McDonnell into office.
?OH – Sherrod Brown in a swing state like Ohio in a Presidential year. How much of the vote against Obama will be a vote against Brown?
?PA – Robert Casey in a swing states that could trend against the incumbent President.
?NY – If Kirsten Gillibrand wins in 2010, will there be a strong GOP candidate like Rudy unseat her in 2012?
Democrat Strategy in Massachusetts for 2012 … Ask Vickie Kennedy Run for Teddy’s Old US Senate Seat, Again
Talk about the Democrats having a lack of options to run for the US Senate seat in Massachusetts in 2012.
After the death of Teddy Kennedy, Democrats wanted his widow Vickie Kennedy to run for the seat against upstart Repub;ican Scott Brown. She said no and the rest was 2009 GOP history as Scott Brown won the US Senate seat in MA in a special election.
So what is the Democrats answer in 2012 for the seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy, ask his widow again to run again. It is hard to beleive that a state so predominately dominated by Democrats in the US House, Senate and State House has no political answers other that trtting out the widow of the late Edward Kennedy.
Nearly one year after Edward M. Kennedy’s death, prominent Democrats in Washington and Massachusetts are promoting his widow as the party’s best shot at winning back the Senate seat he held for nearly five decades.
Here is the “Hope & Change” that America is really looking for … Is Scott Brown popular in the Bay state … YES HE IS!!!
In a Boston Globe poll, the newly elected junior US Senator Scott Brown from Massachusetts has out-polled longtime Democrat Senator John Kerry and has become the most popular officeholder in Massachusetts. So much for Democrats efforts to spin Scott Brown as a flash in the pan and inconsequential. The Scott Brown phenomenon continues even after he shocked the world and defeated Obama backed Democrat Martha Coakley for the US Seante seat formerly held by the late Ted Kennedy.
Republican Scott Brown is not only out-polling John Kerry, but President Barack Obama as well. Keep in mind, Brown is outpolling Barack Obama in Blue state like Massachusetts that voted for Obama in the 2008 Presidential election 62% to 36%.
After less than five months in Washington, Brown outpolls such Democratic stalwarts as President Obama and US Senator John F. Kerry in popularity, the poll indicates. He gets high marks not only from Republicans, but even a plurality of Democrats views him favorably.
The support for Brown, whose victory became a symbol of voter anger, is consistent with widespread sentiment that incumbents in Massachusetts and Washington “need to be replaced with a new crop of leaders.’’ That statement was supported by 50 percent of those polled, while 28 percent said they trust the incumbents.
Readers need to keep in mind that Massachusetts is as liberal a state as there is in the US and Brown still remains popular due to his message.
Asked their opinion of Brown, 55 percent of those polled said they view him favorably, only 18 percent unfavorably. His rating among Republicans is 79 percent favorable, 3 percent unfavorable. And 55 percent of independents — the majority of the state’s voters — say they like him, while only 11 percent have an unfavorable opinion. The poll has a margin of error of 4.2 percent.
In contrast, Kerry was viewed favorably by 52 percent of those polled and unfavorably by 37 percent of the respondents. And in a sign that Obama is a polarizing figure even in Massachusetts, 54 percent of the respondents view him favorably and 41 percent unfavorably, according to the polling data
OUCH, Obama only polling 54% in Mass? The One and Democrats are in for some serious trouble in 2010 and 2012. How can Obama be struggling in a dark blue state like MA? The One may just be … One and Done.
If Democrats thought that Scott Brown was a one hit wonder, would only be serving the remainder of Kennedy’s term and they would be taking the US Senate seat back anytime soon, they might want to rethink their thought process. Republican Scott Brown appers to be here to stay.