As many expected, California’s junior US Senator, Barbara Boxer, has announced she will not seek re-election in 2016. When she departs, the Congress will lose of one its most obnoxious, reflexive Leftists. Boxer made her intentions official in a playful-ish YouTube video to supporters:
September 24, 2014 | 10:48 AM EDT
This is in stark contrast to an article early this month in the University of Minnesota student newspaper, the Minnesota Daily, which lavished praise upon Franken despite the fact he backed out of a campus debate and barely a word about McFadden who agreed to the debate. The tone of the Star Tribune article by Abby Simmons is set with the subheading:
In separate appearances at the University of Minnesota, Franken narrowed his message and McFadden showed fire.
McFadden showed fire? That is an improvement over the Invisible Man treatment given him by the student newspaper. What was a real surprise were the results of a Star Tribune poll which might be an indication that Franken’s previously reported double digit lead over McFadden might not be very solid:
Published July 13, 2013
[Satanic Vultures screaming for more baby blood!]
July 12, 2013: Sen. Wendy Davis, D-FortWorth, center, talks to supporters, using a megaphone outside the Texas Capitol after the Texas Senate passed an abortion bill in Austin, Texas. (AP)
Texas Democrats vowed to fight one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the nation passed by the state legislature late Friday in front of more than 2,000 protesters.
“There will be a lawsuit. I promise you,” Dallas Sen. Royce West said on the Senate floor, raising his right hand as if taking an oath.
Democrats offered 20 amendments to the bill, which will ban abortions after 20 weeks, require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and require all abortions to take place in surgical centers. They ranged from exceptions for rape and incest to allowing doctors more leeway in prescribing abortion-inducing drugs. But Republicans would have none of it.