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Thad Cochran: Unfaithful Husband. Untrustworthy Politician.
redstate.com ^ | 5/22/14

Posted on 05/22/2014 1:33:24 PM PDT by cotton1706

A lot of energy is being expended by the NRSC and the various sociopaths it employs to drag septuagenarian Thad Cochran across the finish line in his primary battle with state senator Chris McDaniel. The latest contretemps is hard for the average citizen to fathom. Apparently there was a slow motion illegal entry by a blogger into a nursing home that houses Mrs. Thad Cochran. One that Thad Cochran’s campaign knew about at least two weeks in advance. You might be surprised to learn his wife is confined to a nursing home. Because if you Google “Thad Cochran + wife” you will find the image at the top of this story.

That woman is not Mrs. Thad Cochran.

That woman is his executive assistant (translation: a government employee on Thad Cochran’s office payroll) named Kay Webber.

She also happens to be Senator Cochran’s “landlord.” He lives in the basement of her house. That house is valued at nearly $1.7 million. More via Breitbart:

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) lives in the basement apartment in a house owned by his executive assistant, Kay Webber, which he has listed as his primary address on official forms. Now public records show Webber accompanied Cochran on dozens of taxpayer-funded trips overseas.

According to the Congressional Record, where trip details including cost are listed, Webber has traveled with Cochran at taxpayer expense to 42 countries across five continents since 2002.

For example, Cochran and Webber traveled eight times to France, five times to Italy, four times to Israel, and twice to Japan.

(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 05/22/2014 1:33:24 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

A true douchebag among douchebags.


2 posted on 05/22/2014 1:37:44 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: cotton1706

is it true that cochran has early-onset dementia, and that’s why haley barbour won’t let him debate mcdaniel?


3 posted on 05/22/2014 1:44:57 PM PDT by ghost of stonewall jackson (An amateur built the Ark; professionals built the Titanic)
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To: cotton1706

Clearly a guy who needs to spend more time with his family.


4 posted on 05/22/2014 1:49:07 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cotton1706
I'm beginning to think that the Pubs are not going to have a great victory in Nov.

I doubt they win back the Senate. In really close races a lot of conservatives, myself included, will see no reason to vote if the choice is between a GOPe candidate and a Rat.

5 posted on 05/22/2014 1:59:18 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: wmfights

especially a GOPe who trashed the TEA Party


6 posted on 05/22/2014 1:59:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL
You bet!

I voted in every primary and election since Ford vs. Carter. I held my nose for a lot of these guys but figured I had to try and keep judges conservative and often our guy was the lesser of 2 evils. After Sen. Cruz & Lee fought to stop obamacare and were not only ridiculed for their efforts, but Pubs voted to exempt themselves and their staffs from being under obamacare, I said enough.

I will not vote for them. I will give money to conservatives and I will vote for conservatives.

7 posted on 05/22/2014 2:13:13 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: cotton1706

I expect we can see some of the defenders of the corrupt Thad Cochran make their appearance to cast aspersions on Chris McDaniel. Some of these Cochran defenders have been so over the top that I suspect some of them may be either directly on the Cochran campaign payroll or are benefiting from the federal taxpayers’ money that Cochran is making sure is directed to his friends.


8 posted on 05/22/2014 2:13:58 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: wmfights

BUMP

I agree.


9 posted on 05/22/2014 2:17:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: House Atreides

McDaniel would have to be pretty crappy to be worse than Cochran. That guy is on the wrong side of the aisle! Even a GOPe shouldn’t be in the party if he’s that much of a scandal waiting to happen, although that does give McDaniel some good ammo.

Am I understanding correctly that Cochran’s team knew ahead of time that the blogger was going to photo the wife?


10 posted on 05/22/2014 2:51:43 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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11 posted on 05/22/2014 2:53:09 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: cotton1706

The adulterer claims he lives in a basement apartment of his executive assistant’s $1.7M mansion. Riiight...and pigs can fly and Michelle Obama is *not* a man.


12 posted on 05/22/2014 4:02:06 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Free Vulcan

“...Am I understanding correctly that Cochran’s team knew ahead of time that the blogger was going to photo the wife?”
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I don’t know the answer to that, possibly—but I doubt they knew in advance.

What I do know is that the Cochran campaign and its allies knew about the photo WEEKS before they finally notified the police. That intentional delay until near the end of the campaign is a classic DimocRAT tactic (something the NRSC, the Cochran campaign and their allies have learned well from their more senior progressive partners).

If the GOPe wins this primary for their (now) puppet Cochran, Cochran will be doing their absolute bidding until the year 2021—and not be voting his conservative constituents’ interests.


13 posted on 05/22/2014 4:09:30 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; campaignPete R-CT; ...

I don’t give a damn about his the state of his marriage with his invalid (Alzheimer’s) wife. Judging an old man in his unfortunate situation for seeking other female companionship is a needless distraction from the real issues of the campaign. It may even create sympathy for him.

What’s important is his sub-par voting record, long history of pork barreling and the low level corruption that often comes with service as lengthy as his.

Those are the reasons to elect Chris McDaniel.


14 posted on 05/22/2014 9:47:22 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy
I don’t give a damn about his the state of his marriage with his invalid (Alzheimer’s) wife. Judging an old man in his unfortunate situation for seeking other female companionship is a needless distraction from the real issues of the campaign. It may even create sympathy for him.

Putting your mistress on the payroll and flying her around at taxpayer expense is more than just seeking female companionship. It should be a crime.

15 posted on 05/22/2014 9:54:38 PM PDT by kabar
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To: kabar; cotton1706; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued

It’s probably the other way around, ie he began a relationship with his staffer, rather than making a previous mistress a staffer.

If it’s the latter and that can be proven, that might be an effective issue. Calling him adulterous scum for cheating on a wife that doesn’t remember him anymore won’t help though, at least I don’t think so.


16 posted on 05/22/2014 11:04:00 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy; kabar; cotton1706; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued

I think that Cochran’s personal behavior is fair game, since he “opened the door” when he accused McDaniel of being involved in the “break-in” of his wife’s hospice. While not everyone whose wife suffers from Alzheimer’s will remain as loyal as James Garner’s character in The Notebook, Cochran’s behavior is unseemly. And either Cochran pays his executive assistants better than anyone in Washington, or that $1.7 million home in DC was bought by Cochran in his mistress’s name (or maybe his mistress is independently wealthy and owns the home for real, in which case it would make it far likelier that she was his mistress first and took on the executive-assistant position so as to be able to travel with Cochran without raising suspicion, all at taxpayer expense).


17 posted on 05/23/2014 8:36:17 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: Impy; kabar; cotton1706; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued

I forgot to add, given that Cochran’s campaign knew about the identity of the guy who broke in something like two weeks before it reported the crime to the police and went public with it, I suspect that the campaign initially wanted to keep it quiet because it was aware that the facts of Cochran’s treatment of his wife would hurt Cochran in the primary, but decided to bite the bullet and go public when its internal polling showed McDaniel pulling ahead and the campaign needed a potential game-changer.


18 posted on 05/23/2014 8:53:27 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; InterceptPoint; Clintonfatigued

I hope it balances out in our favor, when I heard a “tea party leader” (what a dipstick, you can make the mistress allegations without a picture of the wife) was involved, that worried me. I thought Cochrane will blame McDaniel, call it dirty pool, and gain sympathy.

It’s the deep south so maybe it will help.


19 posted on 05/23/2014 9:21:12 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: cotton1706; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ...

I think that Chris McDaniel’s inept response to the blogger in the nursing home calls into question his abilities as a candidate. As for this charge, we should leave it alone. It can only backfire.

I still wish that Thad Cochran had retired.


20 posted on 05/24/2014 11:16:02 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: Impy; kabar; cotton1706; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued

Well, the question of how a staffer making less than $100,000 a year could buy a $1 million home (with an $800,000 mortgage) has a partial answer: Cochran’s mistress got the wife of energy executive and Cochran campaign donor William T. Shows to co-sign the loan and then transfer her small ownership stake to Cochran’s mistress.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3161705/posts

William T. Shows also donated to Mississippi Democrats such as Congressmen Ronnie Shows (a relative?) and Gene Taylor. He sounds like someone who made sure that his electric power company had influence over everyone, and what better way to exert influence over Cochran than to buy a DC home for his mistress (where Cochran can then “rent a room”)?


21 posted on 05/31/2014 6:09:06 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican; kabar; cotton1706; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued

It’s sounding pretty scuzzy.


22 posted on 05/31/2014 7:31:37 AM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Clintonfatigued

So, your advice is to vote for Cochran, even though we know he is banging his aide, ‘renting’ the basement illegally, and the upstairs is being used for Democrat fundraising?

It’s Chris Daniel’s response to all of this (how does one respond to this and keep the 11th commandment?) that should mean we vote for Cochran.

Just want to be clear here.


23 posted on 05/31/2014 7:38:02 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Actually Cochran’s staffer makes way more than 100K a year. In fact I’ve seen that she makes $144K/yr. Or, roughly 80% of her boss’s pay. Nice gig if you can get it.


24 posted on 05/31/2014 7:39:54 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: onyx; WKB; petitfour

Ping to 21 in case you haven’t seen it.


25 posted on 05/31/2014 7:40:22 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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26 posted on 05/31/2014 8:01:27 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Black Agnes

Maybe that’s what she gets now, but according to the article she made $71,000 when she “bought” the home for $1 million in 2001.


27 posted on 05/31/2014 8:34:35 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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28 posted on 05/31/2014 8:55:27 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: AuH2ORepublican; onyx; WKB

Interesting that her pay DOUBLED after Cochran moved in with her.


29 posted on 05/31/2014 9:03:57 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Black Agnes; WKB; onyx; wardaddy

But who is she? Who are her people? Where is she from? Is she a widow or divorcee?


30 posted on 05/31/2014 9:06:15 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour

All unanswered questions. Most of the annotation I’ve seen describes her as “Mrs. Webber”.

I want to know what her voting registration is and has been. Is she as dim?


31 posted on 05/31/2014 9:07:41 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: petitfour; Black Agnes; wardaddy; WKB

Kay Webber and tHAD ENOUGH
Several more on goggle search.

32 posted on 05/31/2014 9:10:34 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

I have seen the Google photos including one from the early 2000s at a reception held at her house. But who is she? She is 70+years old. What is her life story? Where did she go to college? How did she come to work in a senator’s office?


33 posted on 05/31/2014 9:13:08 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour; Black Agnes

I have no idea.

I reckon, she’s Cochran’s mistress, and where he found her or she found him, is a mystery to me, but I’ll wager ALL of his D.C. KNOWS.


34 posted on 05/31/2014 9:17:46 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: cotton1706

Cochran did not own another house at the time. A loan application provided by Cochran’s campaign listed his “present address” as the apartment to the Capitol Hill rowhouse and said he had lived there for three and a half years. The “primary residence” box on the application was checked, indicating the cabin he was applying for a mortgage for would be his primary residence.
In an April 30, 2014 letter provided by Cochran’s campaign, James R.
Collins, the president and CEO of BNA Bank in Albany, Mississippi, said the “second home rider” designation was introduced into paperwork by a third party company that processed the deeds of trust.

“All of BNA Bank’s records including loan application, affidavit of occupancy, lock confirmation, and underwriting approval indicate that Mr. Cochran applied for a mortgage loan to refinance his primary residence located in Oxford, Mississippi,” Collins said in the letter.

Collins also said that representatives of Cimarron Mortgage Company, which processed the deeds of trust, introduced the secondary residence designation “either by mistake” or “to meet Fannie Mae guidelines which generally say that for a residence to be considered a primary residence in the mortgage loan terminology, the owner must be able to commute to and from work.”

Cochran’s late father-in-law, Hugh N. Clayton, was a “director” at BNA Bank, according to Cochran’s eulogy of Clayton on the Senate floor in 1994.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/05/04/Cochran-Listed-Address-In-DC


35 posted on 05/31/2014 9:27:32 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: onyx

I’ll talk to a man in Yazoo today I asked him who he was voting for. He said I saw Haley at church Sunday and he told me to vote for thad


36 posted on 05/31/2014 12:27:47 PM PDT by WKB
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To: WKB

UGH. Haley goes to church? Shocks me.

I got call, (forget what they’re called - those recorded calls, robo, I think) from some idiot, female state senator) urging me to vote for that slimebag, so I hung up as soon as she said “Cochran”.


37 posted on 05/31/2014 12:39:37 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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