Matt Naugle

Matt Naugle writes about state governments for The American Spectator. 

Neck Ties and Hair Dye in Indiana

 

(Photo Credit: Indianapolis Star) Senator Dick Lugar’s Political Director, David Willkie, in response to an NRA-funded attack ad, sent out a scathing email to Senator Dick Lugar’s campaign supporters yesterday, claiming a tie rival Richard Mourdock frequently wears is a Confederate flag. From the email: Friend, There’s wild elk in Indiana! … and we’re not talking […]

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The Day Ahead: Thursday April 12

 

The Creepy Factor: Obama and Romney are getting to know you (The Atlantic) T. Boone Pickens “lost his ass” in wind business (NewsBusters) GSA employee took 5-day trip to Hawaii for 1 hour ribbon cutting (Fox News) George Zimmerman charged with murder (Hot Air) Obama to GOP: Free markets didn’t work (RCP) VP biden: Al […]

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The Day Ahead: Wednesday April 11

 

Rick Santorum, OUT (WaPo) Rush Limbaugh: “The establishment won” (Politico) National Review fires Robert Weissberg (National Review) President Obama claims he isn’t trying to redistribute wealth (Washington Examiner) Newt Gingrich’s $500 Utah primary check bounces (ABC News) Bradley Foundation honors Ed Feulner (HotAir) Marion Barry, Obama delegate (National Review) Sec. Hillary Clinton “LOLZ” at her […]

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The Day Ahead: Tuesday April 10

 

Voter Fraud: Young man offered Eric Holder’s ballot (Breitbart) Whit Stillman short story foreshadows Damels in Distress (Slate) Obama is in Florida pushing for the Buffett rule (AP) More waste: Partying GSA lost 115 iPods (WaPo) Obama’s DOJ wages war on pro-lifers (Washington Examiner) The upstart Christian sect driving invisible children and changing Africa (The […]

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The Day Ahead: Monday April 9

 

Anti-Israel analyst MJ Rosenberg leaves Media Matters (Fox News) National Review fires John Derbyshire for racial op-ed (National Review) Tim Tebow’s Easter sermon (KVUE) Only 15% think the Supreme Court limits government too much (Rasmussen) Young progressives learning from Tea Party (National Journal) Lawmaker calls for a change in how unemployment is calculated (The Hill) […]

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The Day Ahead: Friday April 6

 

Justice Thomas chides judges for asking too many questions (AP) DNC Jewish liaison in trouble for Facebook post (Buzzfeed) TIME asks Gov. Nikki Haley if she tips Sikh taxi drivers more (RCP) The Gingrich group files for bankruptcy (MSNBC) 78 year old man in Toledo beaten in memory of Trayvon (Toledo Blade) 9 signs your […]

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The Day Ahead: April 5 2012

 

Obama signs insider trading bill (Yahoo News) Rick Santorum takes vacation from capaign trail (Fox DC) DOJ runs from Obama’s SCOTUS remarks (Breitbart) Obama, Romney see each other as vulnerable to charges of elitism (The Hill) School removes “God” from Lee Greenwood song (Fox News) CATO’s Crane Chronicles: Care and feeding of board members (Breitbart) […]

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The Day Ahead: Wednesday April 4

 

Mit Romney sweeps DC, MD, and WI primaries (Chicago Tribune) Justice Department must answer federal court about Obama’s health care comments (Fox News) Associated Press chief offers lavish praise for Obama (Weekly Standard) Can Obama convince America Romney is a radical right-winger? (The Atlantic) NBC apologizes for Zimmerman tape edits (WaPo) Russian spy arrested after […]

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The Day Ahead: Tuesday April 3

 

Republican primaries in WI, DC and MD today! (WaPo) GOP, Romney to raise money jointly (WSJ) GSA head resigns amid reports of lavish spending in Vegas (AP) President Obama declares war on Supreme Court (Breitbart) Obama denounces “radical” Republican budget plan (AP) 4 Indiana Dems charged with election fraud in 2008 presidential race (Fox News) […]

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Wisconsin Democrats Ready to Go to War With… Themselves

 

On Friday, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, by a vote of 5-0, officially certified the recall election for Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four GOP state senators (one of whom has resigned). Primaries to determine possible replacements will be held on May 8, with the final election taking place on June 5. […]

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