A group of former government officials has come together to warn that the US is not adequately prepared to handle a...
Feb 16 2010, 9:05pm CST
Source: Albany Times-Union
Fitzgerald, a banker by trade, began volunteering with the disabled in 1955 and was instrumental in establishing the Center for Disability Services on South Manning Boulevard in Albany.
When the man everyone called Jerry began his leadership at the center, it served 700 clients in five counties, and by the time he retired it served 14,000 individuals in 14 counties and had a large facility built on land donated by the Albany Catholic Diocese.
In 1962, at a junior chamber m ...
Full article at: Albany Times-Union
Jun 29 2014, 12:23am CDT
Source: Big Government
While more states are attempting to extricate themselves from the controversial Common Core standards, a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has suspiciously found that 59 percent of Americans “strongly” or “somewhat strongly” support “adoption and implementation” of the nationalized standards, while only 31 percent oppose them. The poll, it turns out, has the same telltale sign of bias that has bee ...
Full article at: Big Government
Jun 20 2014, 5:28am CDT
Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire
"National Republicans are warning candidates to stay away from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) pollster, who predicted just weeks before Cantor's loss that he was up by a huge margin," The Hill reports.
"Veteran GOP pollster John McLaughlin has a recent history of missing the mark by a wide margin in his top races. Now, it seems some Republicans have had enough. Sources ...
Full article at: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire
Jun 16 2014, 3:59am CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his Republican primary last week in a surprise upset by economics professor Dave Brat, said Sunday he has no regrets about his campaign or time in office. Now, Cantor said, he just wants to move forward.
"I don't have any regrets, because I remain focused on the mission that I'm about," Cantor told CNN's Dana Bash ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
Jun 15 2014, 9:06am CDT
Veteran pollster John McLaughlin has a recent history of missing the mark by a wide margi ...
Full article at: TheHill
Jun 13 2014, 1:23pm CDT
Source: The Moderate Voice
Something virtually unprecedented has occurred in our country. Tea Party candidate David Brat defeated Eric Cantor, Republican House Majority Leader, for the party’s nomination in Virginia’s 7th district. For most of the campaign, Cantor appeared to be a shoe-in for the party nomination. He spent a great deal more money on his campaign and already held a position of power within the party. Some even referred to him as a speaker-in-waiting, as it seemed likely he would take Jo ...
Full article at: The Moderate Voice
Jun 12 2014, 10:52am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's pollster is blaming Democrats for meddling in Cantor's race and pushing Tea Party-affiliated opponent Dave Brat to victory. He's wrong, according to political observers and interpretations drawn from turnout results. John McLaughlin, Cantor's pollster, released a survey days before the primary indicating Cantor had the election in the bag. The poll showed Cantor leading Brat by 34 po ...
Full article at: The Business Insider
Jun 11 2014, 10:54am CDT
Source: Real Clear Politics
PAT BUCHANAN: I'm a non-interventionist, John, but let me dissent here. I do think that we ought to do everything we can to help locate those girls, but if they do locate them and they do find them in a group, there's no group in the world that could do as well as the United States of America as a possibility of an Entebbe-type rescue of these girls. And I -- because the world's attention is focused on it and because everybody would be behin ...
Full article at: Real Clear Politics
May 26 2014, 1:31pm CDT