The backstory for this post, that is.
Dick Lugar (or one of his toadies) has dropped by our corner of Hoosierland to let the world know that the Lugarites are still really ticked off about losing the GOP primary. Read the comments from “Guest,” it would appear that Obama’s favorite GOP Senator thought Indiana owed [...]
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Congressman Joe Donnelly is asking the good people of Indiana for a promotion. He wants us to upgrade him to Sen. Joe Donnelly.Why? One reason given is that Donnelly, as Democratic senator, will help create jobs.Donnelly should choke on goose feathers every time he mentions creating jobs in Indiana, since his bite marks are [...]Continue Reading →
Part two comes in November, when the state goes Red and we beat Democrat Joe Donnelly like a drum!
Here is where you can donate to the Mourdock for Senate campaign — Lugar is not lost until we put someone better in his place, so keep marching toward “Indiana atones” part two.
Senator Richard Lugar is the elder statesmen of “business as usual” Republicans. The man is an institution in the GOP and an alpha male on America’s leadership team. His 35 years in the Senate render him the most senior Republican member of that elite organization. Few on the public scene deserve the title “career politician” more than former Indianapolis [...]Continue Reading →
David Willkie is Dick Lugar’s political director. According to his financial disclosure report for 2009 his investments include the following.
Abbott Labs – Between $100,000 & $250,000
In 2010, Abbot labs contributed over $80,000 to over 30 statewide democrats and as well as the California democratic party. They didn’t give Lugar a dime.
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By Monica Boyer
Once again a political tornado blew through the state of Indiana this weekend when Governor Mitch Daniels publically endorsed moderate Republican Senator Richard Lugar in an interview with reporter Chuck Todd on NBC Meet the Press.
In recent weeks, Lugar has emerged as “President Barack Obama’s favorite Republican senator,” among national media commentators.
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By Andrea Neal
When Sen. Richard G. Lugar declared his candidacy for president on April 19, 1995, he offered an ambitious domestic policy goal: balancing the federal budget in seven years. Central to his vision was a plan to replace the national income tax with a retail sales tax and to drastically cut government [...]Continue Reading →
By Micah Clark
It is Not Just What They Say . . . It is Also What They May Leave Out
I have a certain respect for members of the media concerning the important job they perform. I am routinely amazed at how newspaper reporters can write a story under very short deadlines with depth [...]Continue Reading →
Tricky Dick Lugar is at it again, going on a pork binge in the latest the trillion dollar plus omnibus bill, laden with pork. Not only does he not want to be left out of pork barrel spending buying constituents votes, anytime during this bill when he joins with a member of the house, he joins with Democrats.
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