Breaking: Mitch Daniels to sign bill defunding Indiana Planned Parenthood

posted at 6:07 pm on April 29, 2011 by Allahpundit

The politics of this were easy, the policy a bit more complicated. It wasn’t a simple choice of “cut ‘em off or don’t cut ‘em off.” Federal law provides that a state can’t be selective in allocating Medicaid funds to medical providers who serve Medicaid patients. By signing the bill, Daniels would be taking a risk that the feds will withdraw the state’s Medicaid funding entirely as a penalty. By not signing the bill, he’d be signaling to social conservatives who are already suspicious of him over the infamous “truce” comments that he won’t go to bat for them if he’s elected president. What’s an aspiring national candidate to do?

Looks like he’s running:

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said today he will sign a controversial bill that cuts off government funding to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Indiana will become the first state to take such an action.

“I supported this bill from the outset, and the recent addition of language guarding against the spending of tax dollars to support abortions creates no reason to alter my position,” said Daniels, a Republican…

Daniels said he commissioned a review of services in Indiana and “can confirm that all non-abortion services, whether family planning or basic women’s health, will remain readily available” in all of Indiana’s 92 counties.

His message to Planned Parenthood as the screaming begins: “Any organization affected by this provision can resume receiving taxpayer dollars immediately by ceasing or separating its operations that perform abortions.” Exactly. We’re constantly assured by the left that abortions are only the teeny-tiniest insignificant little part of the services that PP provides. Should be easy for them to go cold turkey, then, if they’re keen on that Medicaid money. Nevertheless, to no one’s surprise, they’re already planning a court battle.

As I say, though, politically this was an easy call. He’s got a ready answer now for any social cons who challenge him on his “truce” remarks — the proof’s in the pudding — and as Philip Klein smartly notes, the attacks he’ll inevitably draw from the left on the bill will only boost his credibility with the base. He should make his decision within the next two weeks, now that the Indiana legislative session is almost over. When he does, he’ll have a campaign “kitchen cabinet” already in place and ready to go, with Haley Barbour sure to come aboard sometime sooner rather than later. Exit question for veteran HA readers: You know who this doesn’t help? Mitt Romney!


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cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 6:56 PM

jenfidel sorta’ comes and goes a lot. Ann was always around—like a nagging pain.

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 6:59 PM

Speaking of laying low, where the hell did AnninCA go???

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 6:54 PM

I have not seen AnninCA in quite some time!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:00 PM

What about jenfidel? Come to think of it, there’s a whole list of people who have gone missing.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 6:56 PM

Rumor has it she spends her time at Big Government now.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Not all trolls have their contracts extended.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 6:58 PM

LOL…niiiice!

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:02 PM

I don’t know about AnninCA or jenfidel, but I think crr6 is someone’s paid sock puppet.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 7:03 PM

jenfidel sorta’ comes and goes a lot. Ann was always around—like a nagging pain.

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 6:59 PM

She always reminded me of an old maiden aunt who would repeat things she had heard somewhere but with the details all mixed-up and confused and who would get all upset when you tried to correct her.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM

No..You are a loser!…But Everyone knows that!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 6:41 PM

Hiya Sweetie-kins!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM

I don’t know about AnninCA or jenfidel, but I think crr6 is someone’s paid sock puppet.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 7:03 PM

Has anyone seen Proud Rino since AP took him to the woodshed?

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:05 PM

I don’t know about AnninCA or jenfidel, but I think crr6 is someone’s paid sock puppet.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 7:03 PM

At least that would give her a legitimate motivation: greed. The idea that she trolls here just for the fun is beyond pathetic.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:05 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Hello alt!..I hope all is well!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:06 PM

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Lolz. Spot on…

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 7:06 PM

Hello alt!..I hope all is well!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:06 PM

I’se gots an interview @ ‘Wally-world’ on Monday.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

I was present and active in the thread when the banhammer fell on Grow Fins….

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

A lot of haters around here. As a Daniels supporter I’m glad to see it! Most of the commenters at H/A are nucking futs so all this ill will serves a kind of character reference. Well played y’all, I knew you wouldn’t let me down.

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Rumor has it she spends her time at Big Government now.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:01 PM

I see her there occasionally. I don’t think she realizes that ‘atwerp’ is me. Think I should tell her?

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:09 PM

I was present and active in the thread when the banhammer fell on Grow Fins….

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Somebody here saved all those seminal comments for posterity, I forget who. It was kind of like in Westworld when the Yul Brynner robot started to short out and go haywire.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:10 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Great!..That is good news!..:)

PS..Am I correct in saying that Chicago does not have Wally World?..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:10 PM

This man has ACTUALLY GOTTEN THINGS DONE. Both on the fiscal and social fronts. Not just run his mouth. The key word is COMPETENCY.

D0WNT0WN on April 29, 2011 at 6:30 PM

That right there bears repeating…

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:10 PM

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Mitch showed some Chutzpah with this.
Good on him!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:11 PM

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Okay, so if most of us are nuts and we’re content to contain ourselves here in our own little asylum, not bothering anybody, what does it say about you, checking yourself in of your own accord?

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:11 PM

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

LOL!..That was a classic!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:12 PM

Currently he looks like a poorhouse pimp. He should acquire more gravitas.

promachus on April 29, 2011 at 6:49 PM

Did you have anything aside from attacks on his looks? Anything substantive?

I don’t really care much either way about the man, but I don’t care what he looks like.

Esthier on April 29, 2011 at 7:12 PM

PS..Am I correct in saying that Chicago does not have Wally World?..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:10 PM

The City might have one-but I’m not sure. The unions would rather have people remain on the dole that to allow a huge NON-UNION chain to open.
Wally Worlds are all over the ‘burbs…and Lubbock, TX. LoL

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:14 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:11 PM

And not just this. I’m not sure if you saw that he just concluded a series of education reforms in his state as well.

Vouchers and Charter Schools

How do we know the reforms are any good? Just look at this reaction:

“This says ‘Indiana General Assembly to public schools: Drop dead,’ ” the Indianapolis Democrat said.

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Esthier on April 29, 2011 at 7:12 PM

Geetings, kind lady!
Let’s starve the troll.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:15 PM

I don’t know about AnninCA or jenfidel, but I think crr6 is someone’s paid sock puppet.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 7:03 PM

At least that would give her a legitimate motivation: greed. The idea that she trolls here just for the fun is beyond pathetic.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:05 PM

So true. Not one person has been convinced by one its weak arguments or twisted facts.

flyfisher on April 29, 2011 at 7:15 PM

‘Geetings’=Greetings.
*whacks side of head*

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:16 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Thanks for info!..I am glad for you that you got a job interview!..I hope you get the job!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:16 PM

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:14 PM

I used to live 6 miles west of Dyer , IN. When you crossed from ILL into Dyer it was like leave hell and entering heaven.
For the most part, Mitch has done the Hoosier state good.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:18 PM

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:11 PM

The operative word is most. Some pretty good folks do show up who are worth having a conversation with. Don’t worry, your credentials as a kook are secure and I would never mistake you for one of those others.

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:19 PM

I’m glad it does not help Mitt Romney because Romney sucks!

Confederate on April 29, 2011 at 7:19 PM

Let’s starve the troll.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:15 PM

I don’t consider promachus a troll. I have no idea why he/she went have after Dire, or Daniels, but I will say an unfaithful wife speaks more to the cheater than the victim.

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:20 PM

I see her there occasionally. I don’t think she realizes that ‘atwerp’ is me. Think I should tell her?

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:09 PM

Haha. If you get bored enough and want to meltdown Breitbart’s servers I guess. If you do talk to her, throw in a tall tale about how you just started an anti-Palin group in TX and recently converted to Mormonism as well. The resulting mushroom cloud over Dallas will be worth it.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

‘Geetings’=Greetings.
*whacks side of head*

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:16 PM

I didn’t even notice. Our minds work like that, I guess and just fill in the blanks.

Good afternoon. I don’t get his argument, so starving is probably for the best. :)

Esthier on April 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

What does being bald have to do with anything, Einstein? Shallow, much?

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 6:43 PM

As much as I like Daniels, never underestimate the value of good POTUS hair.

Any doubts about that, ask Richard Nixon and Jack Kennedy.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:23 PM

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Excellent post!..Thank you friend!..:)

PS..We missed you this morning during the “Royal Wedding”!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

I like how your mind works.
Bwhahaha!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:25 PM

I live in Indiana and I have always thought Daniels was a social conservative, however, his main goal has been to balance the budget here in Indiana and reform education. The fact that he considers fiscal issues to be a priority does not mean that he is not a conservative or that he can not or will not make choices like this. Daniels has always been pro life.

Terrye on April 29, 2011 at 7:25 PM

The resulting mushroom cloud over Dallas will be worth it.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:22 PM

Careful with the friendly fire. Apparently she and I share some air space.

Esthier on April 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM

never underestimate the value of good POTUS hair.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:23 PM

And height, too.

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM

PS..We missed you this morning during the “Royal Wedding”!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:24 PM

Did you catch earlier in this thread my defense of smiley faces? :)

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:28 PM

Ok, so aside from the troll comments that are very amusing, how can one think Planned Parenthood- whose major funding comes from abortion- is about anything much but abortion? As a preteen in the Bayarrhea of Kalifornia I went with friends to random clinics (not PP) with fishbowls full of condoms in their bathrooms where they received pap smears and birth control pills for free, using fake names at TWELVE YEARS OLD!
C’mon people- you pretty much have to want to get pregnant when you’re not ready these days with all the resources available to prevent it. If you really care so much about young girls getting pregnant by rape then ARM THEM WITH FIREARMS! I’m so sick of all the “reasons” we need to keep it legal to kill new lives. Look into Margaret Sanger’s history you self-loathing fools!

NTWR on April 29, 2011 at 7:28 PM

And height, too.

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM

LOL!..Daniels will have a problem with that!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:29 PM

Terrye on April 29, 2011 at 7:25 PM

Do you support Daniels for POTUS? I don’t know enough about him to make an informed decision yet.

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:29 PM

I was present and active in the thread when the banhammer fell on Grow Fins….

OmahaConservative on April 29, 2011 at 7:08 PM

NOOOOOO! I missed it!

obleo on April 29, 2011 at 7:29 PM

Did you catch earlier in this thread my defense of smiley faces? :)

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:28 PM

Yes I did!..Thanks Friend!..:):)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM

Speaking of where everyone has gone: I miss Highhopes. Sure he got away with so much for so long but I never laughed so much in my life.

obleo on April 29, 2011 at 7:32 PM

NOOOOOO! I missed it!

obleo on April 29, 2011 at 7:29 PM

Epic thread. No less than five commenters got banhammered. It was the post about a month ago on the Israieli family of five that were murdered.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Well…good. It’s a start.

I know I say that a lot, and I apologize, but while I know that every positive is a gain, I want to see some machete hacking–this might be bigger than a scalpel, but the broadswords have got to come out.

WIll I be mocked if I do this: :) ??

Bob's Kid on April 29, 2011 at 7:34 PM

Okie dokie it looks like Daniels is in then.

I haven’t read the comments yet… are you guys fighting?

petunia on April 29, 2011 at 7:35 PM

I haven’t see Geo in a while. Is he okay?

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:37 PM

The operative word is most. Some pretty good folks do show up who are worth having a conversation with. Don’t worry, your credentials as a kook are secure and I would never mistake you for one of those others.

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 7:19 PM

Gurgle…tank you, misterr. willz you help me get these restainmts off?

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:38 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:37 PM

I have not seen Geo in a while either!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:39 PM

RINOS rejoice. Your savior has arrived!

unseen on April 29, 2011 at 7:41 PM

Exit question for veteran HA readers: You know who this doesn’t help? Mitt Romney!

Sounds more like an exit answer. Mitt wion’t get my vote anyhow.

disa on April 29, 2011 at 7:44 PM

Take THAT all you naysayers on Daniels…even MadCon said Daniels would let the 7 days go by.

Why is it so friggin’ hard for so many to support Mitch? I swear I do not get it. Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

No less than five commenters got banhammered. It was the post about a month ago on the Israieli family of five that were murdered.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Who besides growfins, do you know?

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Says the guy who has stated he would vote for Obama over Palin.
Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 6:24 PM

Did he actually say that? Jesus tap dancing Christ.

MadisonConservative on April 29, 2011 at 6:24 PM

Yeah, he said it. Probably about six months ago. Portlandon (I think it was Port) used to post his orignal quote all the time. NP then laid low for a while, probably in hopes that everyone would forget about it.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 6:34 PM

Probably just stayed away from the crazy Palin threads.

Portlandon is a bully. I think others who encourage bullies are just as bad.

There are about 3-5 people who think that is cute behavior. Everyone else are grown ups. And just roll there eyes.

Unless you think a group of smelly kids taking lunch money from other kids is the height of coolness, no one is impressed.

petunia on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

And height, too.

John the Libertarian on April 29, 2011 at 7:27 PM

LOL!..Daniels will have a problem with that!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:29 PM

So, the question is: Can a short bald dude get elected as POTUS in this day and age?

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:46 PM

Why is it so friggin’ hard for so many to support Mitch? I swear I do not get it.

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

I’m guessing you never read Battlefield Earth either.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:47 PM

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:46 PM

That is a very interesting question!..I’m not so sure Daniels is running!?!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 7:48 PM

Why is it so friggin’ hard for so many to support Mitch? I swear I do not get it. Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Jetboy, you have been more than fair to us ‘Nistas, so let me just say I will pull the lever for Daniels in the general without reservation.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:49 PM

I’m guessing you never read Battlefield Earth either.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:47 PM

What does that have to do with Daniels? Not for nothing, I only saw the horrible movie.

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:50 PM

Who besides growfins, do you know?

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

kinley ardal (sp?) is the only one I can think of off hand, but there were others.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:50 PM

Jetboy, you have been more than fair to us ‘Nistas, so let me just say I will pull the lever for Daniels in the general without reservation.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:49 PM

I’ll take it! ;)

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:51 PM

kinley ardal (sp?) is the only one I can think of off hand, but there were others.

Kataklysmic on April 29, 2011 at 7:50 PM

Dark-Star and Right4Life also.

DarkCurrent on April 29, 2011 at 7:55 PM

What does that have to do with Daniels? Not for nothing, I only saw the horrible movie.

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:50 PM

It was written by a notorious cult leader, whose followers have zero tolerance for any opinion of him that doesn’t qualify as beatific.

Now, does that sound like a group of followers one might encounter around here?

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Who besides growfins, do you know?

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Darkstar, Right4life(or was it right2bright,) and I forget who the other two were.
I know neither were me. LoL

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:58 PM

Why is it so friggin’ hard for so many to support Mitch? I swear I do not get it. Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Oprah, is that you?

MeatHeadinCA on April 29, 2011 at 7:58 PM

This isn’t gonna win him the nomination. JUST SAY NO TO RINOs!

Sultry Beauty on April 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Hey…I’m lean toward ‘that’ side and I’m still never going to be like that.
I reserve my ‘adoration’ for God…alone.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:58 PM

It was right4life. A horrid little creature who could elevate any discussion by the simple act of leaving.

MJBrutus on April 29, 2011 at 8:05 PM

Exit question for veteran HA readers: You know who this doesn’t help?

Answer: Mitt Romney!

Copy that. From the point of view of a fiscal conservative, or an abortion opponent, or an O’BozoCare opponent — this is great policy. And as a Mitch Daniels for President fan, it is a very good sign, indeed.

Mitchie the Kid!

Jaibones on April 29, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Oprah, is that you?

MeatHeadinCA on April 29, 2011 at 7:58 PM

lol…*facepalm*

It was written by a notorious cult leader, whose followers have zero tolerance for any opinion of him that doesn’t qualify as beatific.

Now, does that sound like a group of followers one might encounter around here?

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Gotcha.

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 8:08 PM

And as a Mitch Daniels for President fan, it is a very good sign, indeed.

Mitchie the Kid!

Jaibones on April 29, 2011 at 8:06 PM

w00t!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 8:09 PM

This isn’t gonna win him the nomination. JUST SAY NO TO RINOs!

Sultry Beauty on April 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM

Oh, come now — how is Daniels a RINO? You do know that he gutted the Pubic Employee Unions like the day he took office, right?

What … no Scott Walker ticker-tape parade?

Jaibones on April 29, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Right back atcha, JB.

Jaibones on April 29, 2011 at 8:12 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM

And that’s fine. Not everybody who likes Battlefield Earth is a Scientologist. Weird I know, but I have run into people who actually like it as literature/film.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

And as a die-hard Ron Paul supporter, I suspect you probably are right.

If… and it’s a big if… he can get past the short/bald thing.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 8:16 PM

To be honest, there isn’t a GOP candidate being mentioned that I wouldn’t support against O’Bozo, so picking a favorite is strictly a matter of “who can win?”

Daniels
Romney
Ryan
Pawlenty
Christie
Huckabee
Palin

Ron Paul can’t win, Trump is a joke, and Romney is screwed unless he forcefully renounces Romneycare and I don’t know how he does that. Bachmann’s not running no matter what she says.

Jaibones on April 29, 2011 at 8:22 PM

blbbb…b.b.b.but the healthcare…and the breast exams...and the primary care.…what’ll the gals do?/

ted c on April 29, 2011 at 8:31 PM

blbbb…b.b.b.but the healthcare…and the breast exams…and the primary care.…what’ll the gals do?/

ted c on April 29, 2011 at 8:31 PM

Why, the only recourse left open to us! Die! Without taxpayer-subsidized abortions, we’re all going to die!

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 8:46 PM

The VAT man cometh. Not for me. Fiscal conservative? He messed up pretty good at OMB. Next?

Jayrae on April 29, 2011 at 8:47 PM

I have not seen a commenter from Indiana here yet that didn’t think he was doing a great job as governor. I see some frothing at the mouth about his appearance and style and mannerisms, but somehow I suspect Trojan trolls trying to tear down a good candidate. I know about the VAT comments and that social truce business. Look at his record for us in Hoosierland. It speaks for itself.

RudeMechanic on April 29, 2011 at 8:49 PM

RudeMechanic on April 29, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Thanks for that. It would be nice to hear from more Hoosierians.

cynccook on April 29, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Portlandon is a bully. I think others who encourage bullies are just as bad.

petunia on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

He’s no more a bully than I am. This is a political forum. People debate and spar and argue. If you can’t stand the heat, as Trump would say, get the f**k out of my kitchen.

MadisonConservative on April 29, 2011 at 8:57 PM

NP then laid low for a while, probably in hopes that everyone would forget about it.

When the hell have I ever “laid low”? At least I have a nick that’s recognizable, this is the first time I’ve ever heard of you “Kataklysmic”…

ninjapirate on April 29, 2011 at 6:43 PM

You are remarkable for being annoying. Kataklysmic has been posting for awhile – noted for not being annoying and being interesting. HTH.

kim roy on April 29, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Look at his record for us in Hoosierland. It speaks for itself.

RudeMechanic on April 29, 2011 at 8:49 PM

That’s all that need be said…spot on.

Well, as of today I’m officially unemployed. Gonna do get d-runk. Daniels 2012

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Mitch Daniel’s “Game On”

Dr Evil on April 29, 2011 at 9:06 PM

Well, as of today I’m officially unemployed. Gonna do get d-runk. Daniels 2012

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 9:01 PM

I’m sorry!..I hope things turn around for you very soon!..:)

Dire Straits on April 29, 2011 at 9:07 PM

Well, as of today I’m officially unemployed. Gonna do get d-runk. Daniels 2012

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Bud, a guy as smart as you will find a new job fairly quickly. I’m sure of it. Just don’t put down Charlie Crist as a reference, and you’ll do fine. Best of luck to you.

MadisonConservative on April 29, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Mitch is part of the Republican establishment.

End the end he’ll put a knife in your back as fast as John McCain.

Count it!.

MadDogF on April 29, 2011 at 9:16 PM

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 9:01 PM

I am so sorry to hear this. Chin up.

Cindy Munford on April 29, 2011 at 9:17 PM

hip hip hooorayyyy!!!

El_Terrible on April 29, 2011 at 9:26 PM

Hate to be shallow, but it’s FRIDAY, FRIDAY, GONNA GET DOWN ON FRIDAY and the picture of Daniels here reminds me of this.

Firefly_76 on April 29, 2011 at 9:35 PM

Good start, but he’s got a few more comments to disprove.

He also stated that talking about increasing taxes would be a “grown up thing to do.”

Republicans voting to raise taxes are the Democrats’ useful idiots. They become tax collectors for the Democrats.

Republicans raising taxes accomplishes exactly one thing, it enables the next round of massive, irresponsible Democrat spending , nothing more, nothing less.

RJL on April 29, 2011 at 9:41 PM

As much as I like Daniels, never underestimate the value of good POTUS hair.

Any doubts about that, ask Richard Nixon and Jack Kennedy.

JohnGalt23 on April 29, 2011 at 7:23 PM

Let me see if I understand this….If you have a great head of hair, people in Cook County IL will stuff the ballot boxes so you win the election (?)

Red State State of Mind on April 29, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Why is it so friggin’ hard for so many to support Mitch? I swear I do not get it. Daniels is the candidate we’ve been waiting for…open thine eyes!

JetBoy on April 29, 2011 at 7:45 PM

You need to keep in mind that at least 85% of the people at HA are more conservative than you. Read this and you’ll better understand.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2011/04/29/the_campaign_waiting_for_mitch_daniels_109700.html

bw222 on April 29, 2011 at 9:46 PM

I have not seen a commenter from Indiana here yet that didn’t think he was doing a great job as governor. I see some frothing at the mouth about his appearance and style and mannerisms, but somehow I suspect Trojan trolls trying to tear down a good candidate. I know about the VAT comments and that social truce business. Look at his record for us in Hoosierland. It speaks for itself.

RudeMechanic on April 29, 2011 at 8:49 PM

They don’t really have a problem with Daniels other than he isn’t Sarah Palin.

Don’t take it to heart they say the most nasty things about everyone else too.

petunia on April 29, 2011 at 9:46 PM

After watching the beating those two young animals delivered to the tranny at McDonalds the other day, I made a large donation to PP.

As a matter of fact every time I drive through parts of the US and see the welfare trash and meth heads, I double my donations.

rickyricardo on April 29, 2011 at 9:49 PM

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