North Carolina GOP Senate Candidate Bill Flynn Is Institute On The Constitution Host

So says The American View website: Our Institute On The Constituion Host Bill Flynn in Triad region of North Carolina announced his candidacy for the United States Senate race this past Sunday. Bill hosts a morning radio show on WEGO (980 AM). Bill has not only taught our U.S. Constitution course he was my co-host on the Constitutional Cruise, All Aboard America this past March. Bill is a good friend and patriot. The Institute on the Constitution is directed by Michael Peroutka, a board … [Read more...]

David Barton For Senate: Status Report With More From Politico, Glenn Beck, First Things, Mother Jones, MSNBC, Newsweek, RNS

A little over four days since Rick Green declared 5,000 Facebook likes to be evidence of a public call to David Barton to run for Senate, the effort has garnered 2,228 as of early Monday morning. Apparently, not satisfied with the pace of the draft, Green posted a challenge on the page yesterday. Couple thousand likes in a couple of days is good, but if you want David to run, now is the time to like and share this page and get it up to 5K in the next few days. Get the word out! By my … [Read more...]

Janet Mefferd: David Barton Has Too Much Baggage On Historian Credentials To Run For Senate

Janet Mefferd is a conservative radio talk show host who believes Texas Senator John Cornyn needs an opponent in the upcoming GOP primary. However, despite the buzz building to draft David Barton, she doesn't think he is the guy for the job. On her Facebook page, Mefferd declared: I heartily agree that Texas Sen. John Cornyn needs to be primaried, but not by David Barton. He has way too much baggage on his "historian" credentials. She then links to MSNBC's article on the subject (which in turn … [Read more...]

Rick Green: 5,000 Likes On Facebook Could Trigger A Senate Run For David Barton (UPDATED)

Rick Green works for David Barton's organization, Wallbuilders, and is his co-host on Barton's radio show, Wallbuilders Live. He also really wants his boss to be a U.S. Senator. On Facebook today, Green wrote: There is a lot of talk out there about people wanting David Barton to run for the U.S. Senate. Let's find out how true that is. If you want to see it happen, then take 2 seconds to like the page below, or 30 seconds to leave a post about why you think he'd be a good U.S. Senator alongside … [Read more...]

Could David Barton Win The Texas GOP Senate Race? (UPDATED)

There is a lot of chatter these days among tea partiers in Texas about who should run against John Cornyn in the 2014 Senate primary. Despite a conservative voting record, Cornyn is being targeted by the tea party set because he is perceived to be soft on Obamacare, immigration, taxes and the national debt. As I reported on Monday, David Barton has been asked by some tea party folks to consider a challenge to Cornyn. The spin is that Barton has party experience, broad name recognition, and, … [Read more...]

David Barton for Senate? (UPDATED)

According to this tweet, David Barton is being recruited to run against John Cornyn for the Republican Senate nomination. If you would like to see David Barton Run for the US Sen against Cornyn.. please leave an encouraging note here... https://t.co/8xYmmfIln7 — Ginger (@gingerdr) October 28, 2013 The link leads a Facebook group titled: Draft David Barton for US Senate. According to the page, This group is set up to alert the grassroots that there is a movement taking place that would … [Read more...]

Weekend Roundup: White Power Demo In TN, Transgender Prof Transitions From Christian College, IOTC At Liberty U., Senate Takes Lead In Shutdown Talks

  Local public radio appropriately calls the League of the South rally in TN, a "white power demonstration." Azuza Pacific theology prof, H. Adam Ackley leaves the school via a mutual statement.  Ackley is transitioning from female to male. John Lofton of the Institute on the Constitution presents the theocratic God and Government Project at Liberty University. Looks like the adults have gotten involved in the Shutnado standoff. Maybe the Senate and the President can keep us from going … [Read more...]

HuffPo: Release the Blagojevich records

Of course they should. Menin makes a good case for release of all documents. … [Read more...]

Chicago Tribune: List of Senate candidates delivered to Blagojevich by Emanuel

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel had more than one conversation with Blago about the soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat. According to the article, Emanuel delivered a list a candidates Obama would accept. Did Emanuel do this without Obama's direction? Does anyone reading here believe Obama did not construct this list and direct Emanuel to talk to Blago? If Emanuel did this on his own, Obama should fire him. If Obama directed the contacts, then his words … [Read more...]

Auto bailout fails in Senate

Watching C-Span2 while grading papers. The auto bailout has failed. Came down to Union wage concessions; there weren't any. Various Senators are thanking their staffs and Harry Reid is banging on about how bad things are. Barbara Boxer is now saying if you didn't vote for the bailout you don't care about people. Now it goes to Treasurer Secretary Paulson to give up some TARP money, according to Boxer, in order to save the automakers. … [Read more...]