Skip to comments.Sen. Biden stumps in Kentucky (Biden:"I'm going to shove my rosary beads down their throats")
Posted on 11/03/2005 6:47:02 AM PST by Dutchgirl
"If I'm the nominee, Republicans will be sorry," said Biden, a Roman Catholic who ran for president in 1988. "The next Republican that tells me I'm not religious I'm going to shove my rosary beads down their throat."
Biden said that in most cases, Democrats have themselves to blame for losing in so-called red states such as Kentucky and Ohio.
"We have put up too many candidates who can't connect with middle-class Americans," he said. "In the last two (presidential elections), the Democratic Party has lost its base, the middle-class votes. ... And we have played into the hands of the Republicans. We've allowed so-called social issues to be so divisive."
State Sen. Julian Carroll, a Frankfort Democrat and former governor, agreed. He said the party has to seek out the voters it is losing to Republican candidates.
"If we define who we are, the middle class will vote Democratic again," Carroll said.
(Excerpt) Read more at kentucky.com ...
Joe, we know you worship at the alter of the almighty government, so no one doubts that you are "religious."
We just say you don't act like a Christian, you liberal hump.
Here's a hint for ya,Joe....if you're pro abortion and pro homosexual marriage,then you're an Episcopalian,not a Catholic.
Pretty good lines. Wonder who wrote em ?
I'm afraid to think what he might do with a statue of a saint...
That second pic...uuuuuuuuuggggggghhhhh...
Thanks! Now I can skip lunch...I just lost my appetite.
I was thinking the exact same thing.
We have to turn (Kentucky) back into a blue state," Biden said. "We've got to be competitive in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Colorado, Florida. ...
And I think it will be the first time that Biden has actually USED his rosary beads since being baptized...
I hope some Republican gives him the opportunity to try it.
Here's how Democrats like Julian Carroll are defined:
BACKGROUND ON JULIAN CARROLL
AT ISSUE: Julian Carroll is running around the state bragging about how ethical his administration was, criticizing others ethics and recruiting candidates to run against some of Kentuckys most honest and proven republicans. Below are some writing topics and highlights of Julians catastrophic ethical failures which highlight the fact he is a liar.
Democrats should read the old teaching not to mix with the wrong crowd. Traveling and mixing with Julian shows their own ethics are severely lacking.
Julian ran one of the most corrupt administrations in America.
§A western KY couple who owned a golf car distributorship received a state contract 11 days after contributing $5000 to Governor Carrolls election.
§From July 1974 to July 1975, Governor Carroll increased state employment by 10.5 percent or 2,598 employees. According to critics, this was an attempt to influence the pending election.
§Governor Carrolls brother-in-law received an open-ended job with the state tax-payer funded bicentennial group.
§Governor Carrolls brother-in-law purchased a Frankfort liquor license from one of Governor Carrolls political supporters for $350 when the going rate was between $7500 and $10,000.
§According to state Auditor George Atkins, Governor Carroll tried to secure a building contract for a supporter 5 months before the advertisement.
§Governor Carroll was warned by South Central Bell Telephone that his taping of conversation between an unknown person and Rep Tim Lee Carter was illegal
§According to state Auditor George Atkins, Governor Carroll illegally used the state air fleet for personal use costing tax-payers tens of thousands of dollars.
§Grand jurors indicted a Carroll administration official for improperly transferring state cars to relatives of the State Democrat Chairman
§Governor Carroll used state planes to attend out of state athletic events costing the University of Kentucky $14,040.
§Governor Carroll used a state plane to vacation in Florida and the Bahamas at a cost of $10,000
·Governor Carrolls lawyer used a state plane to deliver documents to the Governor while vacationing costing taxpayers $1,680.
§United States Dept. of Justice approves a special grand-jury to investigate wrong-doing in Kentucky State Government
§FBI begins probe into allegations Governor Carroll told a contributor his business future depended upon him making a $2500 contribution to the gubernatorial campaign.
§Grand Jury begins probe into Governor Carrolls children receiving payments from an Illinois firm owned by a Lexington Businessman.
·Governor Carrolls financial disclosure did not list any investments these payments could be tied to.
·In 1982, one of Governor Carrolls ex-aides testified that Governor Carroll requested she allow $500 checks for his children from the Illinois firm to be mailed to her home.
§US Prosecuter John Fitzgibbons confirms Governor Carroll subject of investigation into Kentucky State Government wrong-doing.
§Governor Carroll admits for the first time improprieties benfited he and his family
·The Governor was referring to payments to his children from an Illinois firm, a zero interest inventment in an Oklahoma oil well and his sons employment with an engineering firm that did millions of dollars of business with the State.
"Pretty good lines. Wonder who wrote em ?"
Ol' Joe wrote 'em so we could see the need for him to plagarize plagerize plagorise dammit copy.
The righteous heretic bit -- Tim Kaine is playing the part in Virginia, we'll see if it works.
"I was gulping for air . . ."
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Truth trumps spin. Well said, Sen. Jim Bunning.
Ah yes, another "I'm against slavery, but I refuse to impose my religious beliefs on others" Democrat.
Um... I... Uh... Wow, Joe. Folks, that's about the strangest thing I've every heard. Joe's psychotic.