Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Predicting a McCain Win

November 4th, 2008 Viewed 2128 times, 1 so far today


It’s fun to read who people think will win.  The conventional wisdom is that we’ll wake up tomorrow and Sen. Obama will be victorious.  You read some places and they say that it’ll be close or a blowout.

If you’re looking for encouragement in regards to Sen. McCain winning, here are a couple sites for you.

Vox Day may have called Hillary Clinton getting the nomination wrong1, but he’s got McCain winning.

  1. He called this year’s Presidential contest for Hillary back in 2003. []

Do You Believe This Poll?

November 1st, 2008 Viewed 1668 times, 1 so far today


According to John Zogby—the pollster who got the 2000 electoral contest closest—McCain has taken his first lead since the convention:

“Is McCain making a move? The three-day average holds steady, but McCain outpolled Obama today, 48% to 47%. He is beginning to cut into Obama’s lead among independents, is now leading among blue collar voters, has strengthened his lead among investors and among men, and is walloping Obama among NASCAR voters. Joe the Plumber may get his license after all. “Obama’s lead among women declined, and it looks like it is occurring because McCain is solidifying the support of conservative women, which is something we saw last time McCain picked up in the polls. If McCain has a good day tomorrow, we will eliminate Obama’s good day three days ago, and we could really see some tightening in this rolling average. But for now, hold on.”

Standing strong on pro-life legislative efforts

October 31st, 2008 Viewed 2319 times, 1 so far today

There’s an argument going around that says that the pro-life cause is legislatively lost, whether it is McCain or Obama who wins the White House.  Dr. Albert Mohler writes about it here.

The supporting logic continues to say that we should rather vote for the social policies of Barack Obama, because they will improve the economic factors which underlie many decisions to abort.  The proponents of this line of thinking say that pro-life legislation should be abandoned and that we should rather work to change hearts.

The problem is that this line of thinking could be extended to almost any societal ill that we have outlawed.  Slavery, for example.  Why legislate against it?  Why wasn’t it enough to just change the slave-owner’s heart?

Palin the Scapegoat?

October 30th, 2008 Viewed 2268 times, 2 so far today


I guess I still don’t get it.  Why is it that we’re still getting treated from stories, both in the MSM and from the McCain camp, that bill Gov. Palin as unqualified to take the Presidency, and we’re supposed to take that at face value when compared to the relative inexperience of Sen. Obama?

Why is this even a credible argument?  That’s part of what I get reading this new Politico article.  In this text, the author takes McCain’s camp at face value:

Closing Arguments

October 28th, 2008 Viewed 2266 times, 1 so far today

art.palin.giJust one week before the election, and it’s wild what we find ourselves talking about:

Obama Campaign

We’re told by the MSM that Sen. Obama has shifted to making less partisan “closing arguments” (like the lawyer he is) to try to seal the deal and finish ahead.

Dissention in the Ranks

October 27th, 2008 Viewed 2175 times, 1 so far today


Over the weekend we were treated to a storyline I saw coming—namely, the McCain camp setting up Gov. Palin to take the fall should their campaign fail to win the election.

This wasn’t a hard shot to call—by no means—for from the moment that Sen. McCain won the nomination back in the spring we were told that Sen. McCain was going to focus on independents and try to win the election by appealing to the middle—counting on the right to fall in line because of the fact that Sen. McCain wore an R at the end of his name.

The problem was, it didn’t seem to be working out that way.

The Last Stretch

October 27th, 2008 Viewed 2311 times, 1 so far today

poll_obama_vs_mccain It’s hard to believe that this election will—hopefully—be over next Tuesday.  With the primary season included it seems like it’s been a very long time that politics has been part of the national discourse.

The news report I watched this morning said that Sen. McCain and Sen. Obama will be focusing on Ohio, Florida and the other states that Pres. Bush won in 2004.  They believe that the election will be won or lost in these states.

UPDATED: The New Face of the Obama Campaign?

October 24th, 2008 Viewed 2156 times, 1 so far today

UPDATE: According to Police sources, the girl pictured in the post below has confessed to making up a story about a mugger that had attacked her and cut the letter B in her face after seeing her McCain bumper sticker.

This is a hoax.

This is as bad as the phony “Kill him” comments that I mention in the post to follow.

I’ll leave the post up so that the comments make sense, but the image that follows and the original report were based on false information.

Is McCain Headed For a Upset?

October 23rd, 2008 Viewed 1510 times, 2 so far today


Some would say yes.  What I found interesting was some of the commentary from Michael Barone.  Specifically:

And what about Barack Obama? In most of the presidential primaries, Sen. Obama received about the same percentage of the votes as he had in the most recent polls. The one notable exception was in New Hampshire, where Hillary Clinton’s tearful moment seems to have changed many votes in the last days.

On first glace this may give Republicans cause for concern—except if you realize that if a person only has 48% of the vote, and that’s all he’s going to get, then you’re candidate is going to win.

What’s Up With the Polls?

October 17th, 2008 Viewed 2187 times, 1 so far today


Last night I opened up the Drudge Report to find a crazy big red headline:


Now, Rush Limbaugh has been saying for quite some time that the polls would get closer near the end because the race really is closer, but it’s only near the end that pollsters actually want to be closest to being right—because they want business.


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