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The 5th District Forum

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

The four Republicans who want incumbent Congressman Dan Burton’s job took to the stage for the first time Saturday as a group to make their case to Howard County voters as to why they should get the job. Susan Brooks, Jack Lugar, John McGoff and David McIntosh touched on job creation, taxes, the federal bailout […]

First 5th District Forum

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Three of the five candidates for the 5th Congressional District will meet in a couple weeks for their first joint appearance in front of Republican voters.   The Howard County Republican Party is announcing that Susan Brooks, David McIntosh and John McGoff will all participate their Century Club candidate breakfast on January 14 at 8:45 at […]

Political Potpourri

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Now that we’ve cleared the Indiana Black Expo hurdle, I can post about some other things that have been going on. So here is all the gossip, rumor and political innuendo fit to print.  Take it for what it’s worth. The Decatur Township Small Claims Court has made the Wall Street Journal, and not for […]

By the Numbers

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Here are some numbers for your amusement and entertainment… 1.6  million – Amount raised by Mike Pence for Governor campaign. 900,000 – Amount raised by Dick Lugar for U.S. Senate campaign. 700,000 – Amount raised by John Gregg for Governor campaign. 930,000 – Amount raised by Jim Wallace for Governor campaign. 440,000 -Amount raised by […]

Wednesday’s Political Wire

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Lots of little interesting tidbits of gossip, rumor and political innuendo to throw out there this morning,  so without further adieu… Freedom Works continues to sit on the fence when deciding whether to get into the Richard Lugar/Richard Mourdock U.S. Senate Primary, despite what’s said officially, the word is they don’t trust the local tea […]

Tuesday’s Tidbits

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The nice thing about being back from a tough road trip is the political gossip, rumor, innuendo and other political tidbits that are either waiting for you when you get back or you picked up over the last few days at political events and just didn’t get a chance to blog about.  So with all […]

Tuesday Tidbits!!!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

The only thing better than getting more than 900 birthday wishes (Facebook, Twitter, e-mails, text messages, phones calls) is the political gossip, rumor and innuendo that comes along with it.   So without further delay, here we go… Governor Mitch Daniels’ mood was described to me Monday as “majorly bummed” because he is not running […]

Is the Indiana Tea Party Over?

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

They rallied, they yelled, the screamed and at the end of the day it didn’t make much of a difference.   I’m talking about the electoral victory of former, and would like to be next, U.S. Senator Dan Coats.  According to the Associated Press results Coats beat a crowded primary field with slightly less than 40% […]

Friday Follies

Friday, April 16th, 2010

The following is a list of all the little things I’ve been meaning to blog about this week, but didn’t get a chance to do so.   I’ll be doing some follow-up on these items next week. but for now they all fall into the category of good gossip, more and innuendo. I’m looking through […]

Burton’s Loss

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

I honestly don’t know whether Indiana 5th District Congressman Dan Burton has had a stroke of genius or just a stroke, but his decision not to debate his opponents for the upcoming primary is one that baffles me to no end. With the latest polling data showing his re-elects at less than 30 percent, more than […]