Ohio: Obama approval in the state nears all-time low

Ohio: Obama approval in the state nears all-time low

July 31, 2014 – Obama Approval In Ohio Nears All-Time Low Anywhere, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Clinton Tops Kasich, Other Republicans In 2016 Race PDF format

Ohio voters give President Barack Obama a negative 36 – 59 percent job approval rating today, close to his all-time low score in any of the nine states surveyed by Quinnipiac University.

The president’s all-time low, in the nine state…

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Belief U.S. Is Winning War on Terror Falls to 10-Year Low

Belief U.S. Is Winning War on Terror Falls to 10-Year Low

Belief that America is winning the War on Terror and is safer than before the 9/11 terrorist attacks have fallen to their lowest levels in three years.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 35% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror. But that’s down from 39% in January
and is the most pessimistic assessment since…

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Boehner Sings Another Sad Song

Boehner Sings Another Sad Song

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, gave us another one of his familiar renditions today, his knees providing the percussion section. Quivered on the question of impeachment, he blamed Obama regarding the current talk of a Congressional remedy for “High crimes and misdemeanors” being floated around. He said it was,

“… a scam started by Democrats at the White House.”

For any Congressional…

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Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian budget airline Jetstar apologized on Wednesday after a crew member told passengers on a flight from the Gold Coast tourist strip, including some returning from a popular music festival, to flush away “anything you shouldn’t have”.

Read more here: Sniffer dog warning sends Australian jet passengers on a rush to flush

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Wave of Anti-Semitism Intensifying in Germany

Wave of Anti-Semitism Intensifying in Germany

Arsonists have attempted to burn down a synagogue, while a rabbi in Frankfurt has received death threats, as the wave of anti-Semitic attacks triggered by the conflict in Gaza continues in Germany.

At 2.15 Tuesday morning a resident of the western city of Wuppertal near Dusseldorf rang the police after seeing flames in the street in front of the Bergische Synagogue.

The synagogue, which was…

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Kerry Needs Some Botox!

Kerry Needs Some Botox!

A while ago, many were surprised when John Kerry emerged looking all puffy and people wondered what had Kerry been up to. Now they know. John Kerry had been getting ready to bloviate about the miracles he could work in the Middle East. Consequently, he face literally bloated up. Kerry was caught being pompous and dismissive of Israel’s pin-point attacks in Gaza. He was supposed to be an emissary…

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Republicans’ Senate Takeover Chances 60 Percent

For the last month, we’ve been adding one or two polls a day to The Upshot’s Senate forecasting model…

Republicans’ Senate Takeover Chances 60 Percent

For the last month, we’ve been adding one or two polls a day to The Upshot’s Senate forecasting model…

GOP Senate Map Expands to 12 States

GOP Senate Map Expands to 12 States

In terms of 2014 overall race for control of the Senate, CQ Roll Call’s Niels Lesniewski quotes National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Jerry Moran, “I think we have a good map in the sense that we have good candidates and good states. The map has expanded over time. In my view, [it] started out with six or seven — now 10 or 12.”

As Roll Call also points out, the GOP is looking good in…

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Ohio: Kasich tops FitzGerald by 12 points in Ohio gov race

Ohio: Kasich tops FitzGerald by 12 points in Ohio gov race

July 30, 2014 – Kasich Tops Challenger By 12 Points In Ohio Gov Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Collective Bargaining Fight Important To Most Voters PDF format

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio governor, remains largely unknown and is gaining little ground against Republican Gov. John Kasich who leads 48 – 36 percent, according to a…

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Stupid Cupid: OkCupid Dating Site Experimented on Users

Stupid Cupid: OkCupid Dating Site Experimented on Users

In the wake of Facebook’s recent admission of toying with users’ emotions, another site revealed today that it, too, likes to “experiment on human beings” — and lie to them.

OkCupid founder Christian Rudder published a blog on Monday detailing three recent experiments the online dating site performed that manipulated users’ perceptions, including telling a “small sample” of couples that they were…

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