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Jim Moran Calls GOP the "Taliban Ticket"
WaPo ^ | 11/02/09 | Amy Gardner

Posted on 11/02/2009 12:21:17 PM PST by freespirited

Always good copy, U.S. Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) likened the Republican ticket in Virginia this year to Afghanistan's radical Taliban movement in comments broadcast Sunday by WAMU radio.

At a get-out-the-vote rally in Fairfax County, Moran said: "I mean, if the Republicans were running in Afghanistan, they'd be running on the Taliban ticket as far as I can see."

Moran was talking about Republicans Robert F. McDonnell for governor, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and state Sen. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, who is running for attorney general. By some accounts, the three represent the most conservative Republican ticket to run in Virginia in many years. Moran's comments clearly were aimed to motivate Democratic voters to turn out on Tuesday and vote blue.

According to WAMU, McDonnell spokeswoman Crystal Cameron called Moran's remarks "negative" and "vicious." She also said Moran was seeking to rally voters who are unexcited by their own candidates, Democrats R. Creigh Deeds for governor, Jody Wagner for lieutenant governor and Stephen C. Shannon for attorney general.

"Creigh has had a very difficult time rallying his base," Cameron said, "and they're trying to do anything they can to get out the vote on their side."

This is not the first time McDonnell has been compared to the Taliban; in 2003, a liberal columnist for the Daily Press of Newport News dubbed him "Taliban Bob" for his role in ousting a female Circuit Court judge who had been accused by another woman of sexual harassment.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 111th; jimmoran; mcdonnell; slur; va2009
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Perhaps we need a Wife-Beating ticket for Moran.
1 posted on 11/02/2009 12:21:17 PM PST by freespirited
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To: freespirited

Interesting words coming from a guy who’s part of the Khmer Rouge ticket.


2 posted on 11/02/2009 12:22:30 PM PST by ScottinVA (The liberation of the Old Dominion is nigh...)
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To: freespirited

And what would he term ‘ACORN’??

Sheesh....


3 posted on 11/02/2009 12:23:09 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: freespirited

The ramblings of a violent, nasty drunk.


4 posted on 11/02/2009 12:23:56 PM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: freespirited

Is it Moran or Moron?


5 posted on 11/02/2009 12:24:01 PM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: freespirited

I think he has it backwards.


6 posted on 11/02/2009 12:24:33 PM PST by jersey117
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To: freespirited

Republicans: Send more troops and crush the Taliban.

Obama: We should negotiate a peace with the Taliban. (as per leak [I believe] aired today)

Now thinking people of the United States, which is the Taliban supporting party?

I think folks are spelling Moron incorrectly, but what do I know...


7 posted on 11/02/2009 12:24:48 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Unseal the lock box containing every document pertaining to Obama's life, TODAY!)
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To: freespirited

So Obama is going to pay us?


8 posted on 11/02/2009 12:25:29 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: freespirited

Durka durka durka.


9 posted on 11/02/2009 12:25:35 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: broken_arrow1

Yes (grin)


10 posted on 11/02/2009 12:25:56 PM PST by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border: I dare you to try and cross it. . .)
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To: freespirited

Yeah, whatever punk. The steamroller IS coming.


11 posted on 11/02/2009 12:25:56 PM PST by Obadiah (Obama: Chains you can believe in!)
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To: freespirited

Chris Matthews has called conservative Republicans “the Taliban wing of the GOP” for years. He took a brief vacation from it after 9/11, but then came right back.


12 posted on 11/02/2009 12:26:45 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL! Good one.


13 posted on 11/02/2009 12:27:02 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Deb

What a defense that would be if a reporter called for comment. “Chris Matthews agrees with me.”


14 posted on 11/02/2009 12:28:29 PM PST by freespirited (Liberals are only liberal about sex & drugs. Otherwise, they want to control your life. --DHorowitz)
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To: broken_arrow1

“Is it Moran or Moron?”

I’ll say, “MORON”!;) (and the Rep in “US Rep” stands for “Reprehensible”).
Thus:
“US Reprehensible Moron”
;)


15 posted on 11/02/2009 12:30:26 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: freespirited

Yet it’s the Democrats who are negotiating with the Taliban.


16 posted on 11/02/2009 12:30:39 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: freespirited

As compared to the Dems Mao Ticket?


17 posted on 11/02/2009 12:30:40 PM PST by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: freespirited
And this is the party that took extreme umbrage at Obamacare being linked to National Socialist medicine programs (including death tables).
18 posted on 11/02/2009 12:30:46 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: freespirited

His wikipedia page has an entire section devoted to “Assaults and Theats” including a “scuffle” with a black second grader. (Imagine if a Republican had done that...)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Moran#Assaults_and_threats


19 posted on 11/02/2009 12:30:49 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The People have abdicated our duties; ... and anxiously hope for just two things: bread and circuses)
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To: broken_arrow1
Is it Moran or Moron?

In this case, there is no difference.
20 posted on 11/02/2009 12:31:01 PM PST by RedMonqey ( John Galt , Please pick up the white courtesy phone.....)
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To: broken_arrow1

21 posted on 11/02/2009 12:31:52 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: freespirited

Yes, I look forward to Zero negotiating and sharing power with us then. Snicker...


22 posted on 11/02/2009 12:31:58 PM PST by Mudtiger
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To: freespirited

And Jim Moron would be leading the Stalinists charge. The Stalinst ticket. Has a ring to it.


23 posted on 11/02/2009 12:32:22 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Keep your dog. Get rid of a Liberal.)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%
Yet it’s the Democrats who are negotiating with the Taliban.

The Obama Democrats are more willing to negotiate with the Taliban than the GOP.

24 posted on 11/02/2009 12:32:58 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: freespirited

Actually, since Jim Moran is a proud, card-carrying member of the Party of Slavery, perhaps Jim can discuss how the Democrats, the Party of Slavery, is putting an economic noose around all of our necks to ensure we stay on the Democrat plantation?


25 posted on 11/02/2009 12:33:49 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Keep your dog. Get rid of a Liberal.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Obama is currently negotiating eith the Taliban.

Bush had the marines kill them.


26 posted on 11/02/2009 12:34:17 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: freespirited; All

“The ramblings of a violent, nasty drunk.”

Not really...

This has been part of the marginalization theme as envisioned by KOS for some time now.

And it’s ESPECIALLY pushed by the gays, MoveOn, and the likes of carville, which tells me it’s been HEAVILY focus-grouped.


27 posted on 11/02/2009 12:35:51 PM PST by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: freespirited

The party of the KKK, and Virginia was a hot-spot for Klan terror, Democrats calling others extreme. What a laugh-er -— In days gone by, the Democrat’s KKK used to lynch their white political opponents, and you thought the Democrat’s KKK was only used to keep the blacks on their plantations. Hah ... Nope the KKK was the Democrats basic goto terror group, kill, terrorize and intimidate and and all that stood in their way. I bet Jim still knows some former Klansman.

What? You thought Abe Lincoln formed the KKK?


28 posted on 11/02/2009 12:37:46 PM PST by Tarpon (To destroy the people's liberties, you poison their morals ...)
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To: freespirited
Yo Jim Moron, Try telling that lie to Joe Leiberman.

You remember, the Senator you clowns drove out of your party for not toeing the extremist Anti war line of you and the rest of your wack job extremist party?

Where is the pro Life caucus in your Dem party Moron?

Where is the pro property Rights caucus in the Dem Party Moron?

Where is the pro 2nd Amendment caucus in your Dem Party Moron?

Where is the Anti Homeosexual agenda cacucu in your Democrat Party Moron?

Where is the pro Military caucus in your Democrat party Moron?

29 posted on 11/02/2009 12:38:13 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Note to the GOP: Do not count your votes until they are cast.)
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To: freespirited

He’s not a real bright guy, is he? Stupid statements like this make it *quite* clear to the average voter, especially those sitting on the fence, who really holds the extremist views.


30 posted on 11/02/2009 12:38:42 PM PST by VOR78
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To: freespirited

Let me be the first to remind this ugly piece of imported Massachutesses dog vomit, that it has recently been reported in the WaPo that midget moran is under an ethics investigation. Jim Moran is one ugly little bastard, both in the flesh and soul. How the hell he ever got elected in VA is beyond me.


31 posted on 11/02/2009 12:39:11 PM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: freespirited

Chuck U - Jimmy Boy!!!


32 posted on 11/02/2009 12:39:13 PM PST by unojook
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To: freespirited
Just adding to the margin of victory for McDonnell. Moran is an idiot.
33 posted on 11/02/2009 12:39:49 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (The DemocRat Party is no longer an American political party.)
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To: freespirited
Newport News dubbed him "Taliban Bob" for his role in ousting a female Circuit Court judge who had been accused by another woman of sexual harassment.

So now the Moran wing of the Democrat Party is the pro Sexual harassment party, just so long as it homesexual sexual harrasment or perpetrated by a Democrat.

34 posted on 11/02/2009 12:41:12 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Note to the GOP: Do not count your votes until they are cast.)
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To: freespirited
GOP failing elsewhere, but Virginia Republicans are doing it Reagan's way

Independent conservatives endorse Republican slate in the Old Dominion

America’s Independent Party National Committee

November 2, 2009

To the people of Virginia,

The principled Reagan conservatives who make up America’s Independent Party, both in Virginia and across America, urge every citizen of your great State to vote tomorrow for the following experienced, proven Reagan Republicans who are at the head of their party’s statewide ticket:

 

Bob McDonnell for Governor

http://www.bobmcdonnell.com

 

Bill Bolling for Lt. Governor

http://www.billbolling.com

 

Ken Cuccinelli for Attorney General

http://www.cuccinelli.com

 

Bob, Bill, and Ken are exactly what we're looking for in political leaders in all the states, irrespective of political party. We must begin to elect principled individuals of their character and caliber everywhere or our beloved country will not survive much longer in liberty. Our situation is that serious, and that precarious.

The first step to restoring our republic is a return to first principles. These three men, throughout their years of public service, have clearly demonstrated that they understand the self-evident truths the founders of this nation laid out in our great Declaration of Independence. It is clear that they know that their primary sworn duty in office is to fulfill the stated purpose of our U.S. Constitution, which is "to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity."

Like Ronald Reagan, Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling, and Ken Cuccinelli are fierce defenders of the God-given, unalienable right to life of all innocent human beings, from the first stages of development. They are defenders of liberty, and of the true foundations of that liberty.

This is why McDonnell, Bolling, and Cuccinelli have been added to America's Candidates - AIP’s 'Reagan List'

For these reasons, and many more, we urge all Virginians to do what it takes to elect Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling, and Ken Cuccinelli tomorrow. Get to the polls and get this job done. Even though these great candidates have run very successful, truly Reaganesque, campaigns and are expected to prevail, you can’t afford to take any chances if you love your great State.

And please make sure you bring along your family and friends!

Thank you!

For Life, Liberty, and the Constitution,

Tom Hoefling
Chairman, America's Independent Party
www.AIPNews.com
tom@aipnews.com

Founded in 2008, America’s Independent Party is already the third-largest party in the nation based on voter registrations. You can view our Platform and Personal Affiliation Agreement at http://www.aipnews.com.

35 posted on 11/02/2009 12:41:54 PM PST by EternalVigilance (In NY-23, in mere weeks, the GOP went from 1st party, to 3rd party, to the vanishing point. *Poof*)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

“The Family Guy” told us that not all of the Taliban are bad.

The writing is on the wall. Appeasement in our lifetime.


36 posted on 11/02/2009 12:45:14 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: freespirited
What a despicable statement for U.S. Rep. James P. Maroon Moran Jr. (D-Va.) to make.
37 posted on 11/02/2009 12:45:32 PM PST by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: freespirited

This pisses me off.

Conservatives position is clear:
1. We shouldn’t be forced to pay for things that are against our religion
2. We aren’t going to force you to convert or abide by church ethics or anything like that
3. Democrats position is to force people to perform abortions even if it is against their religion

Who the heck is extreme? To me the conservative position is more moderate.

Moderate should mean a position of neutrality not a shove immorality down your throat


38 posted on 11/02/2009 12:46:32 PM PST by dila813
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To: Tarpon

It is an inconvenient truth to bring up comparisons to Marxism and Socialism. They aren’t innappropriate, just unpleasant to consider.

Jeremiah Wright is out with a new speech saying how we just don’t understand Marxism.

Shades of Hanoi Jane’s remark that we’d all LOVE to live under Communism if we only knew what it REALLY is.


39 posted on 11/02/2009 12:47:28 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: dila813

They don’t even have the conviction of political ideals to dig their heels in and say “there’s nothing wrong with this”.

They lie and say that there is no public funding of abortion in Obamacare.

Why lie if there is nothing wrong with it?

They know they don’t have the numbers. You can’t handle “the truth”.


40 posted on 11/02/2009 12:49:04 PM PST by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: freespirited; ScottinVA

This is rich coming from the Moron, who is currently under investigation for receiving contributions from recipients of his government funding earmarks.


41 posted on 11/02/2009 12:49:44 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: freespirited

Trying to rewrite history? Afraid of the coming tide? Keep it up. Hey, let’s hear more of that nutcase from Flordia. We’re here, we’re informed, and we are your worst nightmare. (ohh, good new tag)


42 posted on 11/02/2009 12:51:06 PM PST by Indy Pendance (Conservatives are their worst nightmare)
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To: VOR78
He’s not a real bright guy, is he?

Correct. More blab than brains.

43 posted on 11/02/2009 12:53:30 PM PST by freespirited (Liberals are only liberal about sex & drugs. Otherwise, they want to control your life. --DHorowitz)
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To: DarthVader

The ramblings of a violent, nasty drunk.

....and the more they talk or ramble on the less credible they sound...

44 posted on 11/02/2009 12:54:57 PM PST by mikelets456
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To: freespirited

Wife beaters for Moran


45 posted on 11/02/2009 12:56:46 PM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: freespirited

s/b Jim Moron...damnded spellcheck!


46 posted on 11/02/2009 12:57:28 PM PST by bigbob
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To: freespirited

I see the dimwits are still trying to matter.


47 posted on 11/02/2009 1:15:48 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freespirited

His name could be spelled “moron”.


48 posted on 11/02/2009 1:18:49 PM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: freespirited

Moran’s being investigated by the House Ethics Committee. He’s had conflict of interest problems going back to the days when he was a City Council member.


49 posted on 11/02/2009 1:31:44 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: freespirited

Why is our Democratic Administration negotiating with the Taliban? It was the Taliban who made 9/11 possible. Will the Democrats fight for anything? I know Congressman Moran is always willing to fight people on a personal level, but that doesn’t help protect this country’s citizens - or other country’s citizens, for that matter.


50 posted on 11/02/2009 1:37:16 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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