PA Primary Election Judge and Karen


There have been many excellent posts about the dubious integrity of the 2020 election which resulted in the installation of the current pResident.  There also has been a call to arms, to do more than simply write about our anger and frustration with the obvious corruption.  I heard that call.

Three weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Republican Committee put on a poll-watching seminar, which I attended, with the intent of being a poll watcher.  It was very informative, including the history of the last 40 years of Republicans being banned from observing the polls.  One item of information that I also learned from the seminar, was that Allegheny County (greater Pittsburgh) was short over 700 workers for the election. These positions are typically staffed last minute by county and government employees who are conveniently given Election Day off.  It was suggested that the demographics of Pittsburgh government employees are almost exclusively liberal Democrats, which meant that the people working the polls would typically be all liberal Democrats.  This underscored the importance of having poll watchers, and perhaps even poll workers.

Join Jim and Greg as they shake their heads at Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s inability to say whether gas prices are too high. They also groan as failed former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to run for Congress. And they react to news that many schools are not even spending funds from the COVID relief bill – which is one of the factors behind our inflation crisis.


Join Jim & Greg as they discuss a right-leaning candidate looking very competitive in the Los Angeles mayor’s race. They also shudder as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says we may well be headed towards economic “stagflation”. And Jim walks through the facts and fiction as cases of Monkeypox are confirmed in the U.S. and the UK.


Join Jim and Greg as they serve up three good martinis! First, they cheer the apparent demise of the Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board. They also react to the razor-close GOP Senate primary in Pennsylvania and the congressional primary defeat of Rep. Madison Cawthorn. Finally, they’re encouraged by Republican primary voters turning out in much bigger numbers than Democrats.


Join Jim and Greg as they are encouraged that early voting numbers are up but mail-in ballots are down, meaning election results are likely to be more secure. They also discuss the horrific, racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, how the shooter had once again been on the radar, and how the effort to turn the tragedy into political advantage was immediate once again. And they have fun with Vice President Kamala Harris once again getting stuck on a talking point she struggled to get out of.


Join Jim & Greg as they dissect a Monmouth poll showing President Biden’s approval rating sinking even lower and frustration quickly mounting over rising prices. They also wade into the GOP Senate primary fight in Pennsylvania, where one candidate shows no history of being a conservative and another won’t share much history at all. And they have plenty to say as Biden disinformation czar Nina Jankowicz suggests verified Twitter users ought to be able to edit other people’s tweets to fight disinformation – assuming Twitter ever gets an edit button.


Getting Involved


As many here have exhorted us to do more than simply whine or express outrage at “The Man” or “The System” of unfair, stolen elections, fraud, deceit, and chicanery, I have stepped up. You are reading here, the first public acknowledgment of my being assigned, trained, and committing to be a precinct Judge of Elections.

I had attended a Poll Watcher training a few weeks ago, and received a notice that our county was short over 700 workers for our primary this coming Tuesday.  So I applied.  This afternoon, was informed that I was assigned the position of Judge of Elections.  Did an online training this evening, and officially I am ready to go.  Unofficially, I will print and read the elections handbook with all of the arcane rules to make sure I am better prepared.  This really is a significant responsibility with a lot of procedural details that I need to attend to.

Join Jim & Greg as they cheer a majority of U.S. senators rejecting the Democrats’ abortion bill that would have ended hundreds of state restrictions and forced pro-life doctors to perform abortions. They’re also glad to see record early voting turnout in Georgia, a vindication of last year’s new election laws that Democrats said was Jim Crow 2.0. And they shudder as the Producer Price Index measure of inflation was still at 11 percent in April.


New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu joins Jim and Greg to explain why he turned down persistent GOP efforts to get him to run for U.S. Senate this year and why he strongly prefers to run for governor again. Gov. Sununu also talks about where he sees the Republican Party heading, and what it will take to win in swing states this year and in 2024. In addition, they discuss what the Republican agenda ought to be for fighting inflation and dig into Gov. Sununu’s record on school choice and abortion. Finally, Jim and Greg ask whether New Hampshire should always get to bat leadoff in the presidential primary season.


Join Jim and Greg as they welcome Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin making sure there is enough police present to protect Supreme Court justices and the Senate funding more security for the family members. They also walk through the multiple factors leading to severe shortage of baby formula in the U.S. And they react to tweets showing the incoming White House Press Secretary publicly called the 2016 presidential race and the 2018 Georgia governor’s race to be stolen elections.


Jan. 6 Mysteries


1. Why hasn’t the FBI caught the person who planted the pipe bombs on 1/5? They captured on video the person talking on a cell phone. It would be child’s play to get the number. It’s almost as if they don’t want to catch this person. As Holmes would say, the dog not barking tells you the most salient point. The most likely explanation is that this was an FBI person planting evidence in preparation for the 1/6 insurrection fable.

2. Who is Ray Epps and why hasn’t he been arrested? The 1/6 House witch-hunt talked with him but the transcript hasn’t been released. He was shouting on 1/5 that they should storm the Capitol and the crowd called him out as a Fed.

Join Jim and Greg as they breathe a tad easier after Vladimir Putin does not announce any escalation of the Ukraine war in his Victory Day speech. They also fume as the Biden administration still can’t find the courage to tell protesters to stay away from the homes of Supreme Court justices. And recently uncovered voting records add to their unease about the idea of Sen. Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania.


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So the  California ballot it is a free for all so you can vote for any party candidate.  One state office, can’t even remember now, was not Gov., Lt.Gov, Attny Gen, or Controller (voted for the R CPA), had two Rs running. One a teamster truck driver.  The other a retired warehouseman.  Tough choice.  Wish […]

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Jim Geraghty is back! Today, he and Greg get a kick out of the sleazy Lincoln Project vowing to help Democrat Tim Ryan win the Ohio Senate race and Ryan’s team makes it clear they don’t want the group anywhere near the campaign. Jim sounds off as the Biden administration publicly confirms even more intelligence work directly connected to Ukrainian military operations, including the sinking of the Moskva. And outgoing Press Secretary Jen Psaki refuses to tell abortion protesters to stay away from the private residences of Supreme Court justices.

Join Greg and Emily Jashinsky of The Federalist as they welcome signs from Sen. Susan Collins that she has no intention of ending the filibuster to pass abortion legislation but they also note how abortion could cause tension inside a GOP coalition that now includes a lot of people who don’t consider themselves social conservatives. They also wonder why U.S. officials would publicly confirm that American intelligence has been directly involved in tracking and targeting Russian generals killed by Ukraine. And they fire back as Biden climate adviser Gina McCarthy vows an aggressive green agenda – including more than a hundred regulations on appliances and severe demands for “sustainable airlines.”


Join Greg and Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel as they welcome fundraising and polling news that significantly contradicts the idea that overturning Roe v. Wade will move midterm momentum to the Democrats. They also shudder at reports the CDC as tracking our movements through our cell phones to make sure we were complying with lockdown orders. And they take aim at the Lincoln Project and others who pretended to be conservatives for many years but are now supposedly appalled at the idea of Roe being struck down. Of course it’s all just part of their ongoing efforts to fleece liberal donors in the name of opposing the political right.

Join Greg and Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel as they dissect the leaking of a draft majority opinion that shows a majority of Supreme Court justices prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade. First, they discuss the significant damage the leak may do to the functioning and credibility of the Supreme Court. They also highlight why they hope the draft will be the majority opinion in terms of shifting abortion back to the states and why the pro-life movement clearly has a legal high ground. And they react to some of the most unhinged statements from Democrats in response to the breaking news.

Why Electing Speaker Donald Trump Would Be Best for Everyone


Let’s face it: we need to put Trump somewhere until he’s struck with dementia or he visits what Shakespeare called the “undiscovered country.”

What better position than Speaker of the House of Representatives. He doesn’t have to be a member of Congress. And, this way, he doesn’t have to run for President again. But, best of all, he gets to be at the center of attention. Who wouldn’t want to read the expression on his face as Biden is (nervously, to be sure) giving a SOTU address? Now, lest you think this is purely tongue-in-cheek or fanciful thinking, keep in mind that at least 4 groups benefit.

Let’s walk through it: