Charlotte Corday, one of the bravest heroes of the French Revolution was born on July 27, 1768.
Marie-Anne Charlotte de Corday d’Armont (27 July 1768 – 17 July 1793), known to history as Charlotte Corday, was a figure of the French Revolution. In 1793, she was executed under the guillotine for the assassination of Jacobin leader Jean-Paul Marat, who was responsible for the Reign of Terror.
Image via WikipediaOverall, 49% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President’s performance. Today marks the first time his overall approval rating has ever fallen below 50% among Likely Voters nationwide. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove. —Rasmussen Reports
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Image of Carly Fiorina via Wikipedia California Survey of 500 Likely Voters
July 22, 2009
If the 2010 election for United States Senator were being held today, and the candidates were Chris Dodd the Democrat and Rob Simmons the Republican, for whom would you vote?
Tot Rep Dem Ind Men Wom
Dodd 39% 7% 74% 27% 33% 44%
Simmons 48 87 16 56 56 42
SMONE ELSE(VOL) - - - 1 1 -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL) 2 - 2 3 1 2
DK/NA 10 5 8 14 9 11
Source: Quinnipiac University
This should help former prosecutor Chris Christie in his run for the Governor’s office.
The mayors of Hoboken and Secaucus, New Jersey, and several rabbis were among at least 30 people arrested today as part of a public corruption and money- laundering investigation by U.S. authorities. Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano, 32, and Secaucus Mayor Dennis Elwell, both Democrats, Jersey City Council President Mariano Vega Jr., and State Assemblyman Daniel Van Pelt, a Republican from Ocean Township, were among those arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They are scheduled to appear in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, later today.
Image of Kevin Brady via WikipediaDemocrats are preventing Republican House Members from sending their constituents a mailing that is critical of the majority’s health care reform plan, blocking the mailing by alleging that it is inaccurate.
House Republicans are crying foul and claiming that the Democrats are using their majority to prevent GOP Members from communicating with their constituents.
The dispute centers on a chart created by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Republican staff of the Joint Economic Committee to illustrate the organization of the Democratic health care plan.
At first glance, Brady’s chart resembles a board game: a colorful collection of shapes and images with a web of lines connecting them.
“It’s a little on the BS side. This is about a handful of bad grapes out there who are fishing to hurt me, and it’s just ridiculous.”
Wow, look at this a-hole. This guy looks like he lost his job after Bennigans closed and then couldn’t get a job at Wendy’s, Burger King, McDonald’s or even White Castle (Which is usually the last resort for someone like this guy). What was this dude’s solution? Hmm, maybe…
“Yo…I’m a run for Councilman in South Plainfield, New Jersey.”
This guy certainly is a loser, but the people of this town voted for him. What does that make them?
If the 2010 election for United States Senator being held today and the candidates were Arlen Specter the Democrat and Pat Toomey the Republican, for whom would you vote?
Arlen Specter 45%
Pat Toomey 44%
If the 2010 election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Joe Sestak the Democrat and Pat Toomey the Republican, for whom would you vote?
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Joe Sestak 35%
Pat Toomey 39%
Source: Quinnipiac University
Image by Getty Images via DaylifeStrategic Vision has released a poll of the political situation in New Jersey. The results are not good news for Governor Jon Corzine and Barack Obama:
If the election for Governor were being held today and the choices were Christopher Christie, the Republican, Jon Corzine, the Democrat, or Christopher Daggett, the Independent, for whom would you vote?
Christopher Christie 53%
Jon Corzine 38%
Christopher Daggett 5%
Do you approve or disapprove of Governor Jon Corzine’s overall job performance?
Do you approve or disapprove of President Barack Obama’s overall job performance?
Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama’s handling of the economy?
Do you think New Jersey is headed in the right direction or wrong direction?
Source: Strategic Vision