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Daniel…..Polling Summary for Monday, June 7th, 2010

Hello Folks and Good Evening!

Here is my Polling Summary for the Day:

Ohio Governor:

Kaisch and Strickland

Kasich (R)  47 %
Strickland (D)  42 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Ohio Senate:

Portman and Fischer


Fischer and Portman
Fisher (D)  43 %
Portman (R)  43 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Alabama Senate:


Shelby (R)  58 %  ,
Barnes (D)  31 %  (Rasmussen Reports Survey)

Washington Senate:
Murray and Rossi
Rossi (R)  42 %
Murray (D)  39 %  (Washington Poll)

CA-GOV GOP Primary:

Whitman and Poziner
Whitman  64 %
Poizner  22 %  (Magellan Strategies (R) )

CA-SEN GOP Primary:
Fiorina and Campbell

Fiorina  54 %
Campbell  19 %
DeVore  16 %  (Magellan Strategies (R) )

Daniel G.

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , | 5 Comments

Citibank fires attractive Banker…..She goes public threatening her current Chase Job….Update…..

Lorenzana, who is 5-feet-6 and 125 pounds, defended her fashion choices, saying she never flashed too much skin and dressed professionally, not provocatively.

Debrahlee Lorenzana got fired from Citbank because her boss didn’t like the way she dressed….

A single mother, who is a looker, with nice body to boot…has been in the New York  media pleading her case….

That is….

That here where other women that came to work wearing the same type of clothing she was at the time…

But that she got singled out….

Her current employer Chase isn’t too happy with the spotlight on their employee…

She and her lawyer have threaten to sue them….

If they let her go for doing her story….

Great media….

But headache’s for the pinstripe suited bankers……


She’s not about to stop yapping – and you can take that to the bank.

Ex-Citibank stunner Debrahlee Lorenzana took to the air Monday to talk about her lawsuit against Citibank – even though she fears it could get her canned from her new job.

“I’m gonna speak up,” the Queens head-turner said on “The Early Show on CBS. “Enough is enough.”

Wearing a sleeveless little black dress, Lorenzana recounted her explosive suit against Citibank for allegedly firing her for wearing outfits that were too distracting for male colleagues.

“‘Oh, your pants are too tight. You cannot wear turtlenecks. You cannot wear pencil skirts because you draw too much attention,'” Lorenzana said her bosses at Citi told her.

“I was in shock,” she said. “I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.”

As the Daily News reported Monday, the curvy banker’s media moment has landed her in hot water with her current employer, JP Morgan Chase.

Lorenzana and her lawyer, Jack Tuckner, claim Chase has threatened to fire her for violating the company’s code of conduct because of her comments to the press.

Chase has declined to comment on her latest allegations.
More…..

Update.…..Seem’s the young lady had her chest…Ah, enhanced…….

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Entertainment, Law, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Updates, Women | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BP starts paying out claims……The standard amounts……The toll will get worst to the environment before getting better

The Oil giant with the leak running is going  ‘by the book’ on playing claims for lost service and thinks…

The money comes eventually…

The checks will be cashed……

But it will not cover the real value of loses….

Lawsuits are sure come…..

But they will be affected by those who accept the cash payouts….

Darryl Willis, a vice president of BP America who is in charge of the claims process, said the company would honor all legitimate claims. “We will make these payments for as long as it takes,” he said in a conference call with reporters on Saturday.

Mr. Willis said that BP had initially decided to pay all captains $5,000 a month and all deckhands $2,500 to get the process moving, but that they would readjust and pay more to people who could show that they were losing more because of the spill. And he said claims adjusters were trying to work with people who lacked documentation, by accepting pay stubs or bank statements from some claimants who lacked tax forms.

But some people are still struggling to get their claims paid. As she left First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Empire, Darvin Riley, 38, said she was having trouble getting her $2,500 check for the work she had missed as a deckhand on her brother’s shrimp boat, the Captain Kaden, because some of his paperwork was out of date. “We’re not going out, and we’re not making any money,” she said.

But for the most part, said Clint Guidry, the acting president of the Louisiana Shrimp Association, the problem is not that BP is not paying claims, but that the claims it is paying are too small. “It’s kind of like having a really good job and then getting injured,” he said. “You get worker’s comp. But try paying your bills with that.”

Some lawyers see another possible problem with the claims process: it may delay lawsuits. Stuart Smith, an environmental lawyer in New Orleans, said that by paying the claims, BP may be able to forestall some lawsuits, which can be filed only if claims against the company have not been resolved within 90 days. “So you set up this massive claims process that is directed and controlled by the corporate polluter,” Mr. Smith said. “You have to talk to BP before you go to court. It’s outrageous.”

The anger at BP is evident here, with signs stapled to telephone poles and houses with messages like “President Obama, BP took my money. Where’s my change?” and “BP = Bayou Polluters” and “Where the hell is my money, BP?”

More…..

Update….

BP is sending another tanker to collect more oil….and the President explains things will get worst before getting better in August after the relief wellsenable BP to cut off the leak…

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Boats, Breaking News, Ecology, Government, Health, Media, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Projections, The Economy, Updates | , , , , | 10 Comments

CD on the last nights NBA Game….The Celtics won….and a first look at the NFL Pro Football Predictions…..

NBA Finals update:

Boston defeated the LA Lakers 103-94 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night in Game 2, tying the series at 1-1 with Games 3, 4, and 5 at Boston the next couple of days.

My NFL 2010 season predictions:


NFC South-New Orleans (defending SB champs)
NFC East-Dallas
NFC West-Arizona
NFC North-Green Bay

AFC East-NY Jets
AFC North-Pittsburgh
AFC South-Indianapolis
AFC West-San Diego

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, CD @ PolitcalDog, Entertainment, Media, Men, Sports, Updates | , , , | Leave a comment

Boeing will team with Agusta-Westland to offer the AW101 for the NEW Marine One contract…….

He, he, he…..

I have to laugh on this one!

For those of you haven’t been following the Dog….

The AW101...Is the Helo that WON the Marine One contract a few years ago….

The US Navy has NINE 101’s done and sitting around looking for job to do….

Paid for by YOU…The US Taxpayer …..To the tune of $3 Billion ……

But since the Helo’s were modified to the Bush Military Office and US Secret Service specs….(On  Sec Defense Gates watch)

They got too heavy and cost too much…. (Besides even though the rest where going to be completed in the US…that wasn’t enough)

The AW 101…is in service and has three engines…..It is bigger, faster and flys farther than the US Sikorsky S -92 model….

But that wasn’t good enough…..

Obama complained about a kitchen in the helo….

How much would it have cost to UNDESIGN the Bush Kitchen??? …Certainly less than the money they’re gonna spend a

BRAND NEW HELO!!!!!

That won’t be available for at least….. FIVE YEARS!

Am I annoyed about this?

You BET!

From Aviation Week……

The renewed VXX presidential helicopter program heated up again today, as Boeing announced it is teaming with AgustaWestland to offer the AW101 helicopter for the competition.

Boeing says it will secure a license to produce the aircraft from AgustaWestland, which will give Boeing full intellectual property, data and production rights in support of the VXX program. Boeing will be the prime contractor and will design, build and deliver the so-called Boeing 101 helicopter, the company reports.

In April, the U.S. Navy extended its request for information to mid-June, providing enough time for all interested parties to respond. Former competitors Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Lockheed Martin announced April 19 they will team up for the contest. Sikorsky, a United Technologies company, lost the original bid in 2005, when Lockheed was partnered with AgustaWestland. This time around, Sikorsky will offer its H-92 (a hardened version of its S-92) medium-lift helicopter again, with Lockheed performing all the mission systems integration (Aerospace DAILY, Apr. 20).

AgustaWestland’s Italian parent company, Finmeccanica, has been redeveloping its relationship with Boeing on the commercial side as well, Finmeccanica CEO Pier Francesco Guarguaglini said recently. The two companies signed  a strategic memorandum of understanding in 2003, with a high-level steering committee established that met regularly. In May, Finmeccanica told Aviation Week it was looking to expand its product portfolio in the U.S., including the AgustaWestland AW101 transport helicopter with Boeing as a preferred partner (Aerospace DAILY, May 7). The canceled VH-71 is a variant of the AW-101.

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Aircraft, Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Military, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates | , , , , , | 15 Comments

Blackhawks take a 3-2 lead in the NHL Pro-Hockey finals…..

[ Brent Seabrook, left, who scored Chicago’s first goal, and Philadelphia’s Danny Briere fighting for the puck in Game 5. ]

I don’t really follow Pro Ice Hockey…

But I thought…. Why not highlight the finals in the sport with a post?….

The Chicago Blackhawks finally figured out how to beat Chris Pronger, the Philadelphia defenseman who had been a one-man wrecking crew through the first four games of the finals, and they beat him again and again Sunday night.


With Pronger on the ice or in the penalty box for every one of Chicago’s goals, the Blackhawks rolled to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers and took a 3-2 lead in the series. They are one win from lifting the Stanley Cup and ending the N.H.L.’s longest current Cup drought, dating to 1961.

Game 6 is Wednesday, and the Flyers must hope that the home team will continue to win every game in this series, as it has done so far.

On Sunday, Chicago’s sleeping stars — Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Dustin Byfuglien — were awake and playing again as they had before they met the Flyers. But they were doing so on separate lines.

Byfuglien, whom Pronger had reduced to insignificance in this series, broke out with two goals and two assists and added a thunderous hit on Pronger.

“He made a big imprint on the outcome of the game tonight,” Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville said.

“I don’t know,” Pronger said, uncharacteristically flustered, when asked about the Blackhawks’ torrid first period, which ended with the Flyers trailing, 3-0. “I don’t really — I don’t know what the reason was. They came out hard like we knew they were going to, and we didn’t answer that.”

In all, six Blackhawks scored goals.

The loss was the Flyers’ first in Games 4 through 7 of any of their playoff series this spring, dropping their record in those games to 9-1.

Now Philadelphia, resilient as it has been this postseason, stands on the brink of record-tying ignominy. The Flyers are one defeat from becoming only the second team to lose six Stanley Cup finals in a row, after the 1933-40 Maple Leafs.

Quenneville entered Game 5 with a problem — what to do about the dominating Pronger.

More…..

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Daniel……South Carolina 4th Congressional District: Incumbent Robert "Bob" Inglis (R-SC 4) trails his Challenger Trey Gowdy (R-SC) by 4 Points according to Public Policy Polling

Hello Folks and Good Morning!

When PPP released their latest Polling for the South Carolina Republican Governor Primary one Poll was clearly overlooked. Not only polled PPP the Governor Race, they also polled the Republican Primary for South Carolinas 4th Congressional District finding Incumbent U. S. Rep. Robert “Bob” Inglis (R-SC 4) in some ominous shape.

According to their Survey Inglis trails Spartanburg County Solicitor Trey Gowdy (R-SC) by 4 Points and with neither of the two likely capturing 50 % of the Vote Inglis could be losing in a Run-Off.

Public Policy Polling Survey

South Carolina 4th Congressional District

Republican Primary

Spartanburg County Solicitor Trey Gowdy  37 %
Incumbent U. S. Rep. Robert “Bob” Inglis  33 %
IT Consultant Jim Lee  9 %
State Senator David Thomas  9 %
College Professor Christina Jeffrey  5 %
Undecided  7 %

Analysis:

Inglis could be the second Republican House Member to lose Renomination for November.

Daniel G.

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , | 1 Comment

Daniel……South Carolina 4th Congressional District: Incumbent Robert “Bob” Inglis (R-SC 4) trails his Challenger Trey Gowdy (R-SC) by 4 Points according to Public Policy Polling

Hello Folks and Good Morning!

When PPP released their latest Polling for the South Carolina Republican Governor Primary one Poll was clearly overlooked. Not only polled PPP the Governor Race, they also polled the Republican Primary for South Carolinas 4th Congressional District finding Incumbent U. S. Rep. Robert “Bob” Inglis (R-SC 4) in some ominous shape.

According to their Survey Inglis trails Spartanburg County Solicitor Trey Gowdy (R-SC) by 4 Points and with neither of the two likely capturing 50 % of the Vote Inglis could be losing in a Run-Off.

Public Policy Polling Survey

South Carolina 4th Congressional District

Republican Primary

Spartanburg County Solicitor Trey Gowdy  37 %
Incumbent U. S. Rep. Robert “Bob” Inglis  33 %
IT Consultant Jim Lee  9 %
State Senator David Thomas  9 %
College Professor Christina Jeffrey  5 %
Undecided  7 %

Analysis:

Inglis could be the second Republican House Member to lose Renomination for November.

Daniel G.

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , | 1 Comment

Daily Manila……Sorry Charlie!

This is a reason we should be paying these people a least $250,000.00 a year.

Probably $500,000.00.

Plus benefits.

So when one goes astray

they get kicked out immediately

Because if Star Kist only accepts the best cuts of tuna (oil packed or water?)

Why shouldn’t we.

PS: Genial guy but being clever got the best of him.

Manila

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Government, Manila @ PoliticalDog, Media, Men, Other Things, Politics, Updates | , , | 4 Comments

Daniel…TODAY is the "The Dogs" Super Tuesday MEGA Primary Night Coverage …..

Hello Dog Pound!

Today !

11 States are holding Primaries and Run-Off Elections !.

A Special Election will also being held in Georgia  to determine the Replacement for U. S. Rep. Nathan Deal (R-GA) who resigned in March.

Our “Special Primary Night Coverage” is starting at 6pm ET One Hour before the first Polls are closing.

Here is an Election Guide for the competitive Races we’re following throughout the Night:

7pm ET Poll Closing (Virginia, South Carolina & Georgia 9th Congressional District Special Election)

In South Carolina we’re looking at both Governor Races as well as Republican House Primaries in SC-1, SC-2 & SC-4

ln Virginia we’re looking at the competitive Republican Primaries in VA-2, VA-5 & VA-11 to determine the GOP Challengers for U. S. Representatives Glenn Nye (D-VA 2), Tom Perriello (D-VA-5) and Gary Connolly (D-VA-11)

Georgia 9th Congressional District Special Election

John Thomas “Tom” Graves Jr. (R)
B. Lee Hawkins (R)

8pm ET Poll Closing (Maine & New Jersey Primaries)

In Maine we’re looking at both Governor Primaries. Governor John Baldacci (D-ME) is term-limited and can’t run for Re-Election.

In New Jersey we’re looking at the Republican Primaries for Congressional Districts NJ-3 and NJ-7

8.30pm ET Poll Closing (Arkansas Run-Off Elections)

We’re looking at the Arkansas Democratic Senate Run-Off between Lincoln and Halter. We’re also looking at the Democratic Run-Offs in AR-1 & AR-2 as well as the Republican Run-Off in AR-3.

9pm ET Poll Closing (South Dakota & North Dakota Primaries)

In South Dakota we’re looking at the Republican Governor Primary as well as the Republican At-Large House Primary to determine which Republican Candidate will face U. S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin (D-SD) in November.

In North Dakota we’re looking at the House At-Large Republican Primary between State Representative Richard A. Berg (R-ND) and J. D. Donaghe (R-ND). The Winner will face U. S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) in November.

10pm ET Poll Closing (Iowa, Montana & Nevada Primaries)

In Iowa we’re looking at the Republican Governor Primary, the Democratic Senate Primary as well as Republican House Primaries in IA-2 and IA-3

In Montana we’re looking at the Democratic House At-Large Primary who will face U. S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-MT) in November.

And in Nevada we’re looking at the Republican Primaries for Governor & Senate as well as Republican House Primary in NV-3

11pm ET Poll Closing (California Primary)

We’re looking at CA-SEN (R), CA-GOV (R) and the House Primaries CA-11 (R), CA-36 (D) and CA-42 (R)

See Ya later!

Daniel G.

June 7, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , | 52 Comments