Wade On Site In Israel

BEN GURION AIRPORT, ISRAEL (July 29, 2014) -- Kevin Wade, Republican US Senate candidate from Delaware, has just arrived on a week-long fact-finding mission in Israel, on the ground right now (July 29). Wade is researching the situation on the ground and interviewing many. Kevin Wade is also a co-host with the Conservative Commandos Radio Show. Wade will be posting interviews on YouTube from the war zone in Israel. Kevin Wade is a Republican who is running against Chris Coons, who was elected in 2010 when Coons won over Republican Christine O'Donnell. Kevin Wade will be available for radio interviews from Israel, but is sending updates versus TWITTER from @kevinwade2014 You may contact Duke Brooks (302) 245-0719 for assistance setting up interviews by phone or email to Kevin Wade at: klw@wadefordelaware.com Kevin Wade's website is: http://www.WadeForDelaware.com/ BACKGROUND: Businessman Read more

117 Children

206,001 children live in Delaware according to the census bureau, but 117 new visitors are getting all of the attention. 117 children are the number the federal government reports to the state that 117 children have been sent to Delaware from the last group of 57,000 children who fled Central America. It appears the administration has no intention of even letting the Democrats in on the plan until after the fact. No money to take care of the bills. No political cover. Just backtracking. If that is the way the administration treats its allies, is their any wonder Republicans don't trust it? The children have a right to due process. They have a right to stay with family. The problem is that public health has a right to know what diseases if any they are bringing in to the state. The local tax payer has a right to avoid unfunded mandates. The local police have a right to know if Read more

100 Days until election 2014

The national election picture is shaping up. The electoral map favors Republicans. It is hard to envision a scenario where Republicans walk away with fewer than 48 Senate seats (+3) and 230 House seats (-4). It is relatively easy to see Republicans gaining 8 House seats and 6 Senate seats nationally. Even in Delaware, I can see the GOP reversing some of its loses suffered under Governor Markell. I can realistically see picking up the Treasurer's office and holding the Auditor's office while gaining 2 Senate seats and 3 House seats. Here is my 100 day snapshot locally and nationally. It is not just Republicans who see their fortunes looking good. The first lady made a 100 day video to motivate Democrats. She squarely made the election a referendum on President Obama. Cotton, Perdue, Tillis, and McConnell should take that clip and play it in the right markets especially on country,soft Read more

The National Scene-Sunday Political Talk Shows on 7/27/14

They all come on to defend John Kerry….including failure Madeline Albright! Rumors abound that Kerry betrayed Israel last week, click in for the scoop. Much more. FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., newly elected House majority whip; Ron Prosor, Israeli ambassador to the U.N.; Hanan Ashrawi of Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. THIS WEEK (ABC): Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas; Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Netanyahu; Klimkin; Mohammad Shtayyeh, minister, Palestinian Economic Council for Research and Development; Ben Rhodes, deputy national security Read more

Carson 2016?

There has been lots of buzz about Dr. Ben Carson running for president in 2016. For example, this was a recent interview on America’s Newsroom with Dr. Carson: Bill Hemmer: “You know, you turn on the radio and you hear this group drafting you to run for the White House, to run for the presidency, I mean what is your view on that right now?” Ben Carson: “Well, you know I certainly didn’t give it much thought early on, but every place I go    now, there is just hundreds of people so enthusiastic about it, I can’t simply ignore it. I am starting to think about it, but it certainly wasn’t in my bucket list when I retired.” Bill Hemmer: “Still?” Ben Carson: “But I’m thinking about it.” These words from Dr. Carson have many crossing their fingers. Millions across America are praying he runs in 2016. But why? Benjamin Carson didn’t have it easy early Read more

A Government Feared and Distrusted

In the desert of Utah is a government data center.  The center, comprised of long, low buildings spanning 1.5 million square feet, is filled with super-powered computers storing unbelievably massive amounts of information gathered secretly. What information is being collected? Information about you, Joe Average citizen.  Your phone calls and emails are being stored, all in the name of protecting our country from potential terrorists--terrorists like you, even though your call or email is as banal as, “Honey I’ll be home in 30 minutes.”  You probably have never said or typed, “I’m planning to bomb the Freedom Tower.” The news that our own government secretly collected the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order broke last summer when the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee outed the court order. The Obama administration Read more

House Rules Committee Moves Forward with Suing President Obama

Congress has long complained about the Imperial Presidency that started in the Great Depression and never went away. Now the House Rules Committee has settled on a new strategy for challenging it. Appealing to the Courts. The resolution will go before the full House next week. Why not take other actions? Useless gestures like impeachment when there is zero chance of removal would only embolden their foes once it was defeated and enrage the President's voting block. It is likely the only way Republicans can lose this November and hand power back to the very man they claim to be trying to stop. The we should act on principle crowd are not advocating principle or they should have advocated the same thing for every President in the last 50 years. Suicide is not a principled action. Try moving toward impeachment and the discouraged Democratic base will wake up and turn out in an off year Read more

2016 Rand Paul GOP Front Runner

Who is the Republican who polls best against Hillary Clinton and in swing states? Who leads the pack currently in preference polls? It is the same person, Kentucky Senator, Rand Paul. He wins Colorado, ties Iowa, still loses Florida. The pundits still don't think he can win, but now they are starting to doubt conventional wisdom. They keep speaking of his father, but unlike his father, he has courted conservatives for the last 4 years, has solid tea party support, and keeps the majority of the libertarian faction. He is the most popular statewide official in Kentucky. Winning statewide requires you to develop a discipline for messaging and coalition building. He is taking that nationally and it is paying off. I always thought there will be a President Paul, but that it would be Rand Paul. I am not sure if 2016 is his year. He is still green and will have only one term in the Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The_7/24/14___Edition-

Let's talk about the 9-12 Delaware Patriots. I attended a meeting recently and got all the scoop. I'd been wanting to go to the Sussex county chapter of the 9-12 Patriots for over a year now but they insist on scheduling meetings on Thursday nights, which is choir practice night. But I had an open night so went to the Independence community hall and was pleasantly surprised. Anyway, before the meat of the article, I got some scoop on the upcoming 9-12 Patriots scheduled Sheriff's debate which is hurting because of another scheduled affair. Seems what is (snort) referred to as the "Karl Rove" wing of the Republican party is having a fundraiser for Ken Simpler at Ron Sams' home. Heh. The Karl Rove wing. I didn't really interview anyone on this background but as I understand it the 9-12 patriots were started by Glen Beck, based on the concept that America was a more resolute and Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The__7/23/14__Edition-

Ruth Briggs-King performs well in debate, Bodenweiser case to be re-tried. Yeah, let's take a look at that I-495 bridge joke and how one contractor might have caused it all. More but be warned, snark involved. ========================== Ruth Briggs-King and Rappa Debate The debate was sponsored by the Delaware Manufactured Homeowners Association and already I got an attitude. First, there is no "yellow sided little rancher" housing association so right there you don't have a community issue. Instead you have a group that exists to represent the TYPE of housing lived in. Which seems odd to me. The bigger issue with the DMHA is that they want to demand that state government control the rates the landowners of the manufactured housing parks can charge, one step closer to socialism. Instead of, say, teaching those buying manufactured housing that they might be entering in a many-yeared Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The_7/22/14__Edition-

Mark Baker and Alex Pires want to do amazing things with Mark's family's farm. A public hearing at the Sussex county council meeting on this date and the "public" had some crazy thoughts on the matter. In this live Blog we discuss this and the "Public Integrity Commission". So I watch the Sussex county council as it is broadcast live over the Internet. The more interesting item on the agenda happened way late after the meeting, more on this later. Some routine tidbits first, below the grants applied for on this date: 1. Lewes Public Library for the Annual Lewes Creative Writers’ Conference. 2. Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford for the Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival. 3. West Side New Beginnings for anti-bullying program. 4. Rehoboth Beach Film Society for the Film Festival. 5. Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation to restore historical tower. 6. Town of Millsboro for Read more

National Scene 7/21/14-Sunday Political Talk Shows-John Kerry, all the time with all the excuses.

But wait! Diane Feinstein weighs in with what could be the most wisdom shared on this day while foreign policy expert Carly Fiorina disagrees.   FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Kerry; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Kerry; Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y.; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk. THIS WEEK (ABC): Kerry; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Kerry; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Robert Turner of the main U.N. aid agency in Gaza. Yes yon ladies and gems it was a fun-filled action-packed Sunday as John Kerry took to the airways everywhere. And, to be fair, he didn't do too bad. He did get in an on-air grouch fest with Fox's Chris Read more

What Do They Know?

It is no secret that I am NOT in the Snowden is a traitor camp. I am not in the Snowden is a hero camp either. I am grateful that he broke the dam even if I do not approve of his methods. The man did something. I think he would have been more patriotic to get that information to Senator Rand Paul not let the world have access. If the information is too dangerous for the American government to have by your logic, how is it better to let tyrants around the world access it through wikileaks? The idea that I can trust terrorists, the Russians, the Chinese, and others who kill their own people with vital information that I don't trust my own government having is bizarre. I think Snowden undid a lot of the good he accomplished by calling attention to secret programs by carelessly handing our information to others. Of course if the U. S. really wanted cared, we would have made a deal for Read more

The Loyal Opposition Asks, Who Has Been In Charge the last 5 and 1/2 Years?

President Obama and Governor Jack Markell stood at I-495 Thursday and panned the horrible state of the infrastructure in Delaware and around the nation. It is a terrible problem. I am glad they discovered it after 5 years. I say 5 because President Obama recognized it when he first came into office, he wanted to fund shovel ready projects to stimulate the economy. Most of the money in his stimulus went elsewhere and it seemed to drop off his list of top priorities. At least President Obama can claim almost 3 years of an opposition House (though certainly arguably), but Governor Markell has a super majority in both houses. Of course the Governor will claim that if he got his gas tax hike this year, all would be well. It still begs the fact that he ignored the problem for 5 years, went for an unrealistic proposal that even his own party couldn't buy in an all or nothing package. Read more

Israel Ready for Business

Israel’s fight against Hamas is our fight against Islamic extremists. May they succeed in the ground offensive to eliminate the tunnels of terror. Well, anti-Zionists, you finally have an on topic thread. Just know that you were wrong yesterday, are today, and will be tomorrow, but thanks to the idea of the rule of law given us by the Jews, we have a legacy of freedom so have at it. Keep our rules.

President Obama’s Visit to Delaware turns into an International Embarrassment.

Today, might of been a tragedy or something. A plane went down. I only care if Americans are on board, my national security team is checking on that. Hundreds of foreigners die not a priority, Americans die it becomes a tragedy. The visit by President Obama to Delaware is being panned around the world for his opening remarks. Then he has a 32k a plate fundraiser in NYC. It is a pr disaster. No wonder some of people around the world dislike our government. In fairness to him, he just found out and was reacting off the cuff. How the staff allows a President to walk out and not have a statement and not remind him to at least have a moment of silence before his prepared remarks is beyond reason. It shows me that he choose poorly. I have often said the President is poorly served by his staff. I have never been more sure than today. " May have been a tragedy, we are seeing if Americans Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The__7/17/14__Edition-

Rob Arlett, a husband, a father, a military veteran, an active RD in the Sussex GOP, entrepreneur, and now, come the fall, a Sussex county councilman? He's handsome, he's fluid, he's optimistic and he has a great smile. Come read what he has to say. **I must note that Rob has informed me that his oldest son is 23 years old, not 25 as I stated.  Rob has been married to his wife for 25 years which may be the source of my confusion. Arlett still looks too young to have a 23 year old son, I'm jus' sayin'. =========================== The small teeny tiny problem I have with Rob Arlett has nothing to do with him. In fact, goodness, I met with him before the recent Sussex GOP meeting and was so impressed I wondered how he could NOT win. Further, I'd right along been impressed by Rob as he is generally bouncy and full of verve at the monthly GOP meetings. He always has an RD presentation Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The_7.16.14___Edition-

Sussex county council moving forward to create a "low impact" park in the part of Sussex county no one ever goes to. How comes the Delaware Senate won't intercept state tax refunds for Delawareans who didn't pay their county taxes? Live Blogging the Sussex county meeting on 7.15.14 The Sussex county council meeting on 7.15.14 was intriguing indeed . During the legislative update Godwin announced that the 2014 session of the Delaware legislature was done and they shall return next year to make more laws to oppress and distress us. Godwin suggested that perhaps NEXT legislative session the council would be better served to go directly to the state Senate to get HB37 passed. As I am to understand, this law would allow the state to intercept tax refund checks to Delawareans who owe back property taxes and other charges collected by the county. It seems like such a simple thing but Read more

Delaware Politics and Tidbits-Read It and Weep-The__7/15/14 __Edition-

The Sussex Monthly GOP meeting of 7/14/14 proceeded by ice cream with Simpler while Valenzuela spoke during the meeting. Say what? What's going on in that Delaware Treasurer Race? So George Parish made Republican of the month and that's intriguing. Also Orvin Strickler, who I interviewed on this Blog once, and a Mr. West I believe. Beyond that most ordinary of announcements, the monthly meeting of the Sussex GOP was very odd. I interviewed Rob Arlett that night, before the meeting as this was logistically the easiest way to do it. As it would turn out the Simpler people were having a meet and greet ice cream social type of affair so that was going on. There were a few meeting details of interest. Chair John Rieley pleaded for somebody to run for the 14th RD against Schwartzkopf. This is always a problem, a subject I covered HERE. Rieley said Sussex GOP would drop the filing fee Read more

Attorney General Reneges on Bodenweiser Trial Decision

Update on the post: After receiving verification that what is written here is true, the Attorney General's office decided at the end of the business day on July 15th to retry the Bodenweiser case a second time. The Attorney General's office has reneged on announcing whether or not a decision on July 15th, to re-try or drop charges after a hung jury, ended the trial in a mistrial. The Attorney General's office stated they were not obligated to tell him at that Point. Judge Bradley has scheduled a conference on July 23rd to ascertain just what course of action the Attorney General's office wants to pursue. Prosecutor David Hume recently prosecuted another trial that ended in a hung jury, with the judge declaring it also a mistrial. In the recent trial Michael Rogers, charged with assault on a police officer, after being shot five times by DSP officer Mathew Morgan who entered the Read more

Chris Coons Refuses to Admit Administrative Dream Act Is The Problem

Senator Coons gives an intelligent and much more capable defense of the administration than they do. He gives a very good speech here, but as I shall explain, it is dead wrong in the parts where he tries a partisan defense. Now that you have seen his speech, let's dissect it. He says it is not the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill or the the administration's executive order to defer deportations based upon the failed Dream Act. He gives reasons such as why then are not we being flooded with minors from Panama or Mexico? Why is the problem coming from 3 nations? He gives valid reasons why the 3 nations have special problems, but he ignores why they would travel all the way here in an expensive and dangerous journey. There has been a specific campaign to say that the Dream Act and Child Trafficking Acts will protect their children. In Mexico, they know it is not true because Read more

The National Scene 7.14.14-Israel Strikes Back, Children at our Borders

Rick Perry strikes again for President and he was impressive. Live sirens on the air amaze and surprise the listening audience. And what the hell is it with Jane Harman's arms? NOW IN THE NEWS-Sunday Political Talk Shows ============== FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Michael McCaul, R-Texas. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and Lamar Smith, R-Texas. THIS WEEK (ABC): Attorney General Eric Holder. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Netanyahu; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Donna Edwards, D-Md., Aaron Read more