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Wanna Know Wednesday: Reader’s Choice *DANA*……From Up 4 Discussion…..Cheater or the One being Cheated on…..

From JSin.….

Hey!

It’s Wednesday and today is going to be a great day!  For starters it’s Wanna Know Wednesday and we have a really intriguing discussion for you.  To make it even better our topic this Wednesday is a Reader’s Choice.  So be sure to thank Dana for today’s discussion.  It is a great one and all the credit goes to her.  Thank you Dana!

So…what’s the topic?

We would like to know if you believe men and women act differently when they are in the role of either the cheater or the person being cheated on?

Before submitting your answer in the poll below consider some of the following questions.  Also, if you feel up to it, leave a comment explaining your rationale.

Questions to Ponder

  • Who do you believe gets hurt the most when they discover they have been cheated on? Men or Women?
  • Who do you think is most likely to get revenge on a cheating partner? Men or Women?
  • Who is most likely to forgive a cheating partner? Men or Women?
  • Who is most likely to reveal their indiscretion to their partner? Men or women?

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May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Counterpoints, Entertainment, Media, Men, Up 4 Discussion, Updates, Women | , , | 2 Comments

Daniel……Arkansas Senate: Local Political Observers in the Natural State saying Democratic Senate Run-Off "Leans towards Halter"; MORE IMPORTANTLY; They had 100 % !!! Accuracy for May 18th Primary

Hello Folks!

Folks, “The Dog” can say as much as he want about the Lincoln – Halter Senate Race AND DISTORT Halter’s Progressive Credentials BUT he’ll be wrong.

We’ve now some Local Political Observes who are nearly 10-15 YEARS in the Natural State and they’re saying that the Democratic Senate Run-Off “Leaning towards Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter”

I’m inclined to trust them A LOT because they were 100 % ACCURATE on Tuesday.

So, don’t believe anything what “The Dog”, Politico or any National Media says. They simply don’t have that KNOWLEDGE of the State.

http://tolbertreport.com/2010/05/20/the-arkansas-election-line-u-s-senate-democratic-runoff-leans-halter/

http://www.talkbusiness.net/article/ARKANSAS-ELECTION-LINE-U-S-SENATE/351/

Talk Business were the first ones commissioning a Poll and that showed Lincoln 38 %  ,  Halter  31 % and Morrison at 10 %. A 7-Point Spread so they were pretty much the closest to predict the Actual Outcome.

Daniel G.

WAIT a minute here Daniel!…..

Lets get to the real nitty-gritty……..

You are pushing for Halter because you want the Republican to win the seat!

Blanche Lincoln….. though damaged goods….is more to the center right than Halter ….who is center left…..

Who are you kidding Partner???

Of course you have found people to support Halter….and in November you’re gonna leave them at the altar…..

Sounds like the Sestak/Specter thing….only that didn’t work…..

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , | 16 Comments

Daniel……Arkansas Senate: Local Political Observers in the Natural State saying Democratic Senate Run-Off “Leans towards Halter”; MORE IMPORTANTLY; They had 100 % !!! Accuracy for May 18th Primary

Hello Folks!

Folks, “The Dog” can say as much as he want about the Lincoln – Halter Senate Race AND DISTORT Halter’s Progressive Credentials BUT he’ll be wrong.

We’ve now some Local Political Observes who are nearly 10-15 YEARS in the Natural State and they’re saying that the Democratic Senate Run-Off “Leaning towards Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter”

I’m inclined to trust them A LOT because they were 100 % ACCURATE on Tuesday.

So, don’t believe anything what “The Dog”, Politico or any National Media says. They simply don’t have that KNOWLEDGE of the State.

http://tolbertreport.com/2010/05/20/the-arkansas-election-line-u-s-senate-democratic-runoff-leans-halter/

http://www.talkbusiness.net/article/ARKANSAS-ELECTION-LINE-U-S-SENATE/351/

Talk Business were the first ones commissioning a Poll and that showed Lincoln 38 %  ,  Halter  31 % and Morrison at 10 %. A 7-Point Spread so they were pretty much the closest to predict the Actual Outcome.

Daniel G.

WAIT a minute here Daniel!…..

Lets get to the real nitty-gritty……..

You are pushing for Halter because you want the Republican to win the seat!

Blanche Lincoln….. though damaged goods….is more to the center right than Halter ….who is center left…..

Who are you kidding Partner???

Of course you have found people to support Halter….and in November you’re gonna leave them at the altar…..

Sounds like the Sestak/Specter thing….only that didn’t work…..

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , | 16 Comments

Oil comes ashore on Louisiana Beaches…..

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It will get REAL sideways from this point….

The abstract concept of the BP Gulf oil leak will now feed the media with fresh evidence….

The people of the Gulf Sates are about to undergo another economic hardship……


“We knew it was coming,” said PJ Hahn, Plaquemines Parish’s Coastal Zone Manager. Mr. Hahn saw the crude first-hand on Wednesday in the sensitive Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area.

“It was just thick, gooey oil in pools all up against the marsh,” he said. The marshes, which teem with wildlife, help keep erosion at bay, and if they’re damaged by the crude, officials fear that even more of Louisiana’s rapidly disappearing coastline would melt away into the Gulf.

“We haven’t seen the worst of it,” said Billy Nungesser, president of Plaquemines Parish, the area where the Mississippi empties into the gulf and the bulk of the beached oil has been found.

The arrival of tides bearing crude, one month after the spill began, underscores the heavy and unprecedented environmental toll the Deepwater Horizon incident could have in a region that has long been familiar with oil and gas production. The Macondo deepwater well, which Transocean Ltd. was drilling for London-based BP PLC, is still gushing crude into the Gulf. BP said Thursday that an effort to siphon the crude directly from a damaged drilling pipe into a ship on the surface is capturing about 3,000 barrels a day of oil. The company is working on a plan to inject heavy drilling fluids into the well to shut down the leak.

Also, more questions are being raised about whether the chemical being used by BP to break up the oil is more toxic than some other alternatives.

In an effort to stave off damage until a solution could be found, BP hired local fishermen to lay plastic piping, known as “boom,” in spots along the Gulf coast. BP and federal officials have acknowledged that they don’t have enough boom to wall off the entire coastline, a jagged jumble of inlets, islands and bays. So they are playing triage, deciding which areas are the most important to block off as winds and currents constantly shift.

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May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Boats, Breaking News, Ecology, Government, Health, Media, Men, Military, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Projections, The Economy, Travel, Updates, Weather | , , , | 9 Comments

Daniel…….Utah Senate: BREAKING NEWS: Incumbent Senator Robert "Bob" Bennett (R-UT) WON'T run as a Write-In Candidate to retain his Senate Seat

Hello Folks!

We’ve BREAKING NEWS out of Utah. Incumbent Senator Robert “Bob” Bennett (R-UT) who lost at the Republican State Convention on May 8th announced today at the NRSC Headquarters that he WOULD NOT RUN as a Write-In Candidate to retain his Seat POLITICO reports.

NO WRITE-IN: Utah Sen. Robert Bennett announced Thursday he will not pursue a write-in campaign for reelection, ruling out the final option that might have allowed him to retain his seat after being denied his party’s nomination at the state GOP convention earlier this month.

“If I were to do it, it would revive all of those passions and divide the party in the state of Utah,” Bennett said, calling the campaign “the nastiest race for a party nomination in the history of Utah.”

Bennett’s move clears the way for businessman Tim Bridgewater and attorney Mike Lee, who came in first and second at the convention, to compete for the GOP nomination in a June 22 primary. Bridgewater, who captured the most delegates at the convention, is in Washington Thursday and a GOP source tells POLITICO he has a meeting scheduled with Bennett. — David Catanese

His move clears the way for a competitive Primary between Businessman Tim Bridgewater (R-UT) and Attorney Mike Lee (R-UT) on June 22nd.

Bridgewater is in Washington today to meet with the NRSC. He has also a scheduled Meeting with Bennett.

Daniel G.

Link:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/37553.html

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Law, Media, Men, Politics, Updates | , | 4 Comments

Daniel…….Utah Senate: BREAKING NEWS: Incumbent Senator Robert “Bob” Bennett (R-UT) WON’T run as a Write-In Candidate to retain his Senate Seat

Hello Folks!

We’ve BREAKING NEWS out of Utah. Incumbent Senator Robert “Bob” Bennett (R-UT) who lost at the Republican State Convention on May 8th announced today at the NRSC Headquarters that he WOULD NOT RUN as a Write-In Candidate to retain his Seat POLITICO reports.

NO WRITE-IN: Utah Sen. Robert Bennett announced Thursday he will not pursue a write-in campaign for reelection, ruling out the final option that might have allowed him to retain his seat after being denied his party’s nomination at the state GOP convention earlier this month.

“If I were to do it, it would revive all of those passions and divide the party in the state of Utah,” Bennett said, calling the campaign “the nastiest race for a party nomination in the history of Utah.”

Bennett’s move clears the way for businessman Tim Bridgewater and attorney Mike Lee, who came in first and second at the convention, to compete for the GOP nomination in a June 22 primary. Bridgewater, who captured the most delegates at the convention, is in Washington Thursday and a GOP source tells POLITICO he has a meeting scheduled with Bennett. — David Catanese

His move clears the way for a competitive Primary between Businessman Tim Bridgewater (R-UT) and Attorney Mike Lee (R-UT) on June 22nd.

Bridgewater is in Washington today to meet with the NRSC. He has also a scheduled Meeting with Bennett.

Daniel G.

Link:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/37553.html

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Law, Media, Men, Politics, Updates | , | 4 Comments

Rand Paul announces that he would support Private employers discrimination by race?…..

You read that right……

Rand Paul the current GOP, Tea Party nominee for the United States Senate from Kentucky defended private employees rights to discriminate based on race…

He further goes on to say that the 1964 Civil Rights Law was wrong in taking away that right from those private employers….

He didn’t misspeak…..

He gave that same opinion on the MSNC Racheal Maddow show and at NPR……

Maddow: Do you think that a private business has a right to say that ‘We don’t serve black people?’

Paul: I’m not in favor of any discrimination of any form. I would never belong to any club that excluded anybody for race. We still do have private clubs in America that can discriminate based on race. But do discriminate.

But I think what’s important in this debate is not getting into any specific “gotcha” on this, but asking the question ‘What about freedom of speech?’ Should we limit speech from people we find abhorrent. Should we limit racists from speaking. I don’t want to be associated with those people, but I also don’t want to limit their speech in any way in the sense that we tolerate boorish and uncivilized behavior because that’s one of the things that freedom requires is that
we allow people to be boorish and uncivilized, but that doesn’t mean we approve of it…

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Let me get this straight….The First Amemendement should makes it ok to tell someone they can’t eat in your dinner?

I’m not saying the guy is a racist…..I’m questioning his thought process…..he’s in line to become a United Sates Senator…..

It’s REAL now……

From Jonathan Singer @ MyDD……

Here’s an illustrative exchange from the NPR interview:

SIEGEL: But it’s been one of the major developments in American history in the course of your life. I mean, do you think the ’64 Civil Rights Act or the ADA for that matter were just overreaches and that business shouldn’t be bothered by people with the basis in law to sue them for redress?Dr. PAUL: Right. I think a lot of things could be handled locally. For example, I think that we should try to do everything we can to allow for people with disabilities and handicaps. You know, we do it in our office with wheelchair ramps and things like that. I think if you have a two-story office and you hire someone who’s handicapped, it might be reasonable to let him have an office on the first floor rather than the government saying you have to have a $100,000 elevator. And I think when you get to the solutions like that, the more local the better, and the more common sense the decisions are, rather than having a federal government make those decisions.

The problem with this view is apparent to just about anyone who lives in a world of reality rather than ideology. It is fine enough to believe that, in theory, individuals’ contractual and property rights should not be trampled on by the state, and that, what’s more, the market will solve all problems. But the fact is the market did not solve the problem of institutional racism. It took state action, not only in directing state actors but also in directing the practices of private individuals like the ones who owned restaurants. The same can be said about the Americans with Disabilities Act, which like the Civil Rights Act restricted individual action to ensure access for those who otherwise might be denied access. The good acts of individual property owners to accommodate their workers in the ways described by Paul in his NPR interview are important — but they were not enough. Only when the state stepped in were the rights of the disabled to access restaurants and other accommodations ensured.

This isn’t to say that Paul is racist or biased against the disabled. He’s not. He holds a principled stance against federal action to regulate private action in these areas. But this stance, when the manifested as the law of the land prior to enactment of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, enabled institutional racism to occur. That’s a fact. And that’s a problem for Paul because it’s hard to imagine many Americans, or Kentuckians specifically, want to go back to a period in which segregated lunch counters, whether on the basis of race or disability, are condoned under the law.

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May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Law, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , , , | 28 Comments

Daniel……Polling Summary for Thursday May 20th, 2010…..Updated….Sestak up 4% in PA Senate race….

Hello Dog Pound and Good Morning!

Here is my Polling Summary for today:

CA-GOV Republican Primary:

Whitman  38 %  ,  Poizner  29 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)

California Governor:

Brown (D)  42 %  ,  Whitman (R)  37 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)
Brown (D)  45 %  ,  Poizner (R)  32 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)

CA-SEN Republican Primary:

Fiorina  25 %  ,  Campbell  23 %  ,  DeVore  16 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)

California Senate:

Boxer (D)  46 %  ,  Campbell (R)  40 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)
Boxer (D)  48 %  ,  Fiorina (R)  39 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)
Boxer (D)  50 %  ,  DeVore (R)  39 %  (Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC)

SC-GOV Republican Primary:

Haley  30 %  ,  McMaster  19 %  ,  G. Barrett  17 %  ,  Bauer  12 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Caveat: Haley’s lead might be temporary because of fmr. Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsed & campaigned for her.

AZ-GOV Republican Primary:

Brewer  45 %  ,  Martin  18 %  ,  Mills  18 %  ,  Munger  3 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Kentucky Senate:

Paul (R)  59 %  .  Conway (D)  35 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Update:

The Upcoming Polls I mentioned in my Daily Report are now released:

Colorado Governor (Public Policy Polling Survey)

Hickenlooper (D) 44 %
McInnis (R) 44 %
Undecided  12 %

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/PPP_Release_CO_520.pdf

Caveat:

Compared to an PPP Poll in March Hickenlooper is down 6 while McInnis is up 5.

Pennsylvania Senate (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Sestak (D) 46 %
Toomey (R) 42 %
Others 3 %
Undecided 9 %

Caveat: Compared to a RAS Poll on May 6th Toomey is unchanged and Sestak is up 6 Points.

Daniel G.

Daniel …..I do see Sestak up 4% right?

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates, Women | , , | 3 Comments

Woa!….Megan Fox will NOT be Transformers 3………

Megan Fox, co-star of the first two 'Transformers' movies with Shia LaBeouf, will not be in the third Michael Bay-directed film.

Oh, Man…..

I knew she and the Director Michael Bay where not getting along….

But THIS

Whew!

I guess Shia Lebeouf gets a new girl, huh?

They are gonna to have to come up with someone , ah?….You know…….

Megan Fox, who made her name as Shia LaBeouf‘s sultry love interest in the first two “Transformers” movies, has been dropped from the third.

Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that Fox’s option was not picked up for part three in the blockbuster Michael Bay series. The studio, which released the first two movies about shape-shifting machines doing battle, declined to give further details or say who would replace the 24-year-old actress.

Fox’s publicist, Dominique Appel, did not return a message left at her office seeking comment.

Fox, notorious for making attention-grabbing comments to the media, engaged in a public spat with director Bay around the release of part two last summer. But Bay later defended her and said he looked forward to working with her on part three.

In announcing “Transformers 3” in October on his blog, www.michaelbay.com, he wrote: “P.S. Megan Fox, welcome back. I promise no alien robots will harm you in any way during the production of this motion picture.”

“Transformers” from 2007 and the 2009 sequel “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” have made more than $1.5 billion worldwide. Production is scheduled to begin this month on the third installment, with a release date set for July 1, 2011, Paramount said.

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Girl…..you gotta get along with the guy who owns the franchise…..you gotta!…….

May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Fiction, Media, Men, Movies, PoliticalDog Calls, Updates, Women | , , , , | 10 Comments

Meg Whitman's poll numbers drop like stone in California Governors GOP Primary race…….

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[ Former eBay executive Meg Whitman. left, and California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner shake hands after their debate for the California Republican gubernatorial primary Monday May 15, 2010….}

Money isn’t everything……

And Meg Whitman….

Suffering attacks from GOP opponent  Steve Poizner hammering away at her…and connections to Goldman-Sachs…not being far enough to the right…and the issue of money itself…combined with the normal voter movement has caused Whitman once huge lead to to drop….

She is still ahead..but the Primary day can’t come too soon for her…..

Meg Whitman, the billionaire Republican candidate for governor, has plunged in polls as rapidly as she once ascended, dropping from a 50-point lead in March to single digits in a poll released Wednesday.

Whitman’s rise earlier this year relied largely on a single overwhelming factor — a personal fortune she has tapped for $68 million so far, allowing her to flood the airwaves for months. But her decline stems from a host of factors, according to political analysts and strategists.

Her opponent Steve Poizner’s attack on her as being too liberal on illegal immigration lacked traction for weeks, then found footing with the passage of a tough new Arizona law that Whitman opposed.

The business background that was an early advantage for the former EBay chief turned into a liability with publicity about her ties to a controversial Wall Street firm.
Attacks from both the right, via Poizner, and the left, from Democrats, left Whitman whipsawed. Anti-establishment voters may have taken their angst out on a high-flying frontrunner.

The result: According to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California, Whitman’s once-massive lead over state Insurance Commissioner Poizner has dwindled to nine points, 38% to 29%. Whitman’s support dropped 23 points in two months, the survey showed, while Poizner gained 18 points. Democrat Jerry Brown now narrowly leads Whitman in a general election matchup, a reversal of their standing in March.

With less than three weeks to go before the June 8 primary, the battle between the two free-spending Republican rivals rests on colliding imperatives: Whitman’s is to arrest her slide, and Poizner’s is to find the path past her that has eluded him thus far.

Almost a third of voters in the new poll said they were undecided, a signature of the race’s continuing volatility. “What this suggests is that overall both candidates still have a lot to prove to the core conservative Republican voter,” said institute President Mark Bald…..

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May 20, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , | 3 Comments