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  • AG Holder Ducks Questions On Sestak Job Offer

    05/15/2010 11:50:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies · 1,125+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | May 15, 2010 | Eric Boehm
    Washington — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder refused to answer pointed questions from Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., about allegations the Obama Administration offered U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., a high-ranking position in return for dropping out of the primary election against incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter. Mr. Issa wants the Justice Department to investigate the allegations which, if confirmed, could amount to three felony offenses for bribery and corruption.  On Thursday, with Mr. Holder testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Issa asked why a special prosecutor has not been assigned to investigate the case. “The appointment of a special prosecutor...
  • Health Care: Tea Party Protest Candlelight Vigil

    03/21/2010 9:32:27 PM PDT · by timestax · 87 replies · 1,256+ views
    March 22,2010 | timestax
    Cincinnati Tea Party meets downtown Cincinnati, to hold candlelight vigil and send a massage to U.S.Rep.Steve Driehaus-DWest Price Hill,to vote no on the Obama Insurance Bill. My final headcount was nearly 400, counting teenagers and children too.
  • Subpoena Wars: Pelosi Can't Win

    03/28/2007 8:41:45 PM PDT · by CyberAnt · 31 replies · 571+ views ^ | Friday, March 23, 2007 | Rich Galen
    The current projectile-sweat-the-Republic-is-in-danger-of-collapse issue is whether the President will respond to subpoenas issued by the House and Senate Judiciary committees which would require (at a minimum) Karl Rove and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers to testify under oath about the firing of those eight previously unknown US Attorneys. SIDEBAR Let's be clear about this. The Democrats will spend some portion of their day, every day until 12:01 pm on January 20, 2009 trying to get Karl Rove to testify under oath about something so they can ask him about everything. As far as the Democrats are concerned, Karl Rove...
  • List of GOP Senators NOT supporting POTUS, preferring to stand with the democrats

    01/10/2007 7:09:18 PM PST · by onyx · 500 replies · 9,247+ views
    1-10-07 | onyx
    <p>It is reported that Senator Lott has a list of 10 names of GOP senators who have elected to stand with the democrats, instead of supporting our own WAR TIME, GOP POTUS.</p>
  • Unauthorized diplomacy -- Where's the outrage? [Logan Act alert!]

    12/15/2006 6:57:30 PM PST · by upchuck · 15 replies · 597+ views
    Townhall ^ | Dec 15, 2006 | David Lumbaugh
    I suppose certain puffed-up congressmen are feeling their oats since the election, but that’s no excuse for their unauthorized trips overseas to meet with leaders of foreign nations. This destructive practice must be stopped. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson traveled to Syria and met with its president, Bashar Assad, without the authority and contrary to the wishes of the Bush administration, including the State Department. The well-known policy of the Bush administration is that the United States has limited diplomatic ties with the Syrian government because of its support for terrorist organizations Hezbollah and Hamas, its support of terrorism and ethnic...
  • [Fascist] Pelosi Targets Grassroots Freedom of Speech

    12/15/2006 6:03:14 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 350 replies · 11,715+ views
    Human Events ^ | Dec 18, 2006 | Amanda B. Carpenter
    House Speaker-to-be Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) has pledged to take up a lobbying reform proposal that would impose new regulations on speech by grassroots organizations, while providing a loophole in the rules for large corporations and labor unions. The legislation would make changes to the legal definition of “grassroots lobbying” and require any organization that encourages 500 or more members of the general public to contact their elected representatives to file a report with detailed information about their organization to the government on a quarterly basis. The report would include identifying the organization’s expenditures, the issues focused on and the members...
  • White House Denounces Visits to Syria by US Legislators

    12/15/2006 1:29:21 PM PST · by IntelliQuark · 91 replies · 2,292+ views
    Voice of America ^ | December 15, 2006 | Scott Stearns
    The White House says it is inappropriate for members of Congress to meet privately with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. VOA White House correspondent Scott Stearns reports, one senator visited Damascus earlier this week, and several others are planning visits to the Syrian capital. White House spokesman Tony Snow criticized Florida Senator Bill Nelson for meeting with President Assad Wednesday, saying it is neither helpful nor appropriate. "The point is that, even lending a further specter of legitimacy to that government undermines the cause of democracy in the region," said Mr. Snow. "The Syrians have been adventurous and meddlesome in Iraq,...
  • Democrats: 'No comment' on terrorists' endorsement

    11/03/2006 4:22:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies · 6,872+ views
    WND ^ | November 3, 2006 | Bob Unruh
    DNC, Clinton, Pelosi, Kennedy decline to discuss jihadists' vote of confidence National leaders in the Democratic Party, including Howard Dean's Democratic National Committee, potential House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, possible presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and longtime party stalwart Ted Kennedy don't want to talk with WorldNetDaily about an endorsement their party has received. The endorsement came via a WND article by Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein, who interviewed leaders of several prominent Mideast terrorist organizations, including Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and Islamic Jihad. "Of course Americans should vote Democrat," Jihad Jaara, a senior member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades terror...
  • Dixie Chicks Just Now Blamed Free Republic For Their Downfall On "Hardball"

    10/26/2006 2:54:54 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 1,010 replies · 29,040+ views
    Self | October 26, 2006 | PJ-Comix
    FLASH!!! Dixie Chicks Natalie Manes just now blamed the Free Republic for their downfall on "Hardball." She claims the FR had an organized effort to bring them down.

    10/24/2006 6:06:37 AM PDT · by Quilla · 186 replies · 4,161+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | October 24, 2006 | Matt Drudge
    Having soaked up just about every last bit of limelight from the CIA leak scandal, former GOP-appointed Ambassador Joe Wilson is burning up the campaign trail on behalf of Democrats while apparently planning a full-time move away from Washington, D.C., ROLL CALL reports Wilson and his wife, Valerie Plame Wilson — who was famously outed as a CIA operative by columnist Robert Novak — have told friends that they are ready to quit Washington. One source tell ROLL'S Mary Ann Akers, the Wilsons, the parents of 6-year-old twins, have “settled on” Santa Fe, N.M. "We have entertained for a while...
  • West Point opens Islamic worship space as Muslim cadets increase

    10/22/2006 7:50:40 PM PDT · by World_Events · 481 replies · 7,376+ views ^ | 10/22/06 |
    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) _ Muslims at the U.S. Military Academy numbered just two in 2001. This year, there are 32. Now West Point has opened its first space dedicated to Muslims, a worship hall complete with a pulpit facing Mecca. The space officially opened Thursday. "I knew the Army had a policy of religious tolerance, but I didn't know it was to this extent," said first-year Cadet Ahmed Moomin, 20, from the Maldives. Until now, Friday prayers were held in an increasingly crowded first-floor office, said Imam Asadullah, the academy's Muslim cleric. The number of Muslim cadets jumped by...
  • Torrent of Unedited Path to 9/11 ???

    09/10/2006 1:51:22 PM PDT · by WinDeveloper · 63 replies · 4,097+ views
    Can anyone point me to a torrent of the uncut version of path to 9/11???
  • Path to 9/11 now been broadcast at this moment on the BBC

    09/10/2006 12:32:47 PM PDT · by Andy2000 · 263 replies · 6,288+ views
    If any1 has access to BBC 2 its on right now

    09/08/2006 6:49:32 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 109 replies · 3,159+ views
    Neal Boortz ^ | Sept. 8, 2006 | Neal Boortz
    What drama! ABC has a five-hour miniseries coming up titled "The Path to 9/11." The first episode airs this coming Sunday night at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. This docu-drama is causing quite a stir in Washington ... and especially in the Clinton camp. The problem, you see, is that in this movie the Clinton Administration is portrayed as treating Islamic terrorism as nothing more than a law enforcement problem. There is one scene in the move where Intelligence officials are discussing an attempt to kill or capture Osama bin Laden. The Clinton administration is refusing to authorize the action. Permission denied....
  • Democratic Reaction to Pathway To 9-11, The Enormous Implications

    09/08/2006 10:27:17 AM PDT · by technomage · 115 replies · 4,793+ views
    9/8/2006 | Technomage
    I am not sure if the general public truly understands the enormity of the events surrounding the upcoming docu-drama "Pathway to 9-11". The Democratic party reaction reeks of censorship, it reeks of absolute government control of the media, ala the Soviet Union or Red China. During the reign of the Soviet Union, how many people can remember when the news reported how television stations and networks were shut down only because someone dare criticize the government? Even recently, under Putin, stations and channels have been taken off the air for only one reason: they criticized the government or aired something...
  • Lieberman Defends 1998 Rebuke Of Clinton

    09/08/2006 8:13:41 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 525+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-9-2006 | John Christofferson
    Lieberman Defends 1998 Rebuke of Clinton Saturday September 9, 2006 3:46 AM By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press Writer STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) - Sen. Joe Lieberman defended his reprimand of former President Clinton for his involvement with a White House intern, dismissing rival Ned Lamont's claim that he turned the 1998 rebuke into a spectacle. ``It was important for someone who was a Democrat to stand up and call on him publicly to accept more responsibility for what he had done,'' Lieberman said Friday. ``In that case, I stood up and did what I believed was right for our country.'' In...
  • Senate Democratic leadership threatens Disney with legal and legislative sanctions

    09/07/2006 4:12:34 PM PDT · by Mo1 · 1,344 replies · 30,688+ views ^ | September 07, 2006 | John in DC
    Senate Democratic leadership threatens Disney with legal and legislative sanctionsby John in DC - 9/07/2006 06:02:00 PM This letter was sent today by the entire Democratic leadership of the US Senate. This letter is such a major shot across the bow of Disney, it's not even funny. It is FILLED with veiled threats, both legal and legislative, against Disney. US Senators don't make threats like this, especially the entire Democratic leadership en masse, unless they mean it. Disney is in serious trouble. Read it, then read my analysis of it below:September 7, 2006 Mr. Robert A. Iger President and...
  • ("What if" in History - No. 3) June 1, 1944: NEW YORK TIMES breaks OPERATION OVERLORD

    06/06/2006 5:11:23 AM PDT · by AirBorn · 28 replies · 1,070+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 12/25/2005 | Origionally Posted by Doug from Upland
    ("What if" in History - No. 3) June 1, 1944: NEW YORK TIMES breaks OPERATION OVERLORD DFU "what if" in history | June 1, 1944 | Jonathon Risen (fictitious name) Posted on 12/26/2005 7:15:58 PM PST by doug from upland =========================================================================== Jonathon Risen, New York Times Dateline: France June 1, 1944 The NEW YORK TIMES, always first with breaking news, has discovered that a daring invasion is planned on the coast of France on June 5 in an effort to liberate the courageous and valiant French citizens from the Nazis. If the weather conditions are not right, we have learned...
  • The Clintons Pass In The Night

    03/08/2006 4:56:10 AM PST · by Jack Bull · 28 replies · 2,127+ views
    The Hill ^ | 3/8/06 | Dick Morris
    The Clintons pass in the night Written in conjunction with Eileen McGann Bill and Hillary Clinton are the first couple to appear simultaneously and independently on the national political stage. They are using their special circumstances as a convenient shield for one another, fulfilling, at once, Hillary’s dream of no accountability and Bill’s of being able to take both sides of an issue. Did Hillary know that Bill was pardoning the FALN terrorists to help her win Puerto Rican votes in New York? Oh, she was opposed to the pardon. Did Hillary find out that Bill was granting pardons to...
  • White House Trains Efforts on Media Leaks. Sources, Reporters Could Be Prosecuted

    03/04/2006 9:27:25 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 104 replies · 2,619+ views
    WP ^ | march 5, 2006 | Dan Eggen
    The Bush administration, seeking to limit leaks of classified information, has launched initiatives targeting journalists and their possible government sources. The efforts include several FBI probes, a polygraph investigation inside the CIA and a warning from the Justice Department that reporters could be prosecuted under espionage laws. In recent weeks, dozens of employees at the CIA, the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies have been interviewed by agents from the FBI's Washington field office, who are investigating possible leaks that led to reports about secret CIA prisons and the NSA's warrantless domestic surveillance program, according to law enforcement and...
  • Indict The New York Times

    01/09/2006 9:22:15 PM PST · by FreeKeys · 10 replies · 628+ views
    Henry Mark Holzer - Newsletter ^ | Mon, 09 Jan 2006 | Henry Mark Holzer
    INDICT THE NEW YORK TIMES Henry Mark Holzer It is an article of faith on the Left and among its fellow travelers that the Bush administration stole two elections, made war on Iraq for venal reasons, tortured hapless foreigners, and conducted illegal surveillance of innocent Americans. A corollary of this mindset is that the press, primarily the Washington Post and The New York Times, has a right, indeed a duty, to print whatever they want about the administration—even if the information compromises national security. Not true. The press is not exempt from laws that apply to everyone else.. The press...
  • Justice Dept. Probing Domestic Spying Leak

    12/30/2005 6:47:59 PM PST · by Brilliant · 21 replies · 877+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 12/30/2005 | TONI LOCY
    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has opened another investigation into leaks of classified information, this time to determine who divulged the existence of President Bush's secret domestic spying program. The inquiry focuses on disclosures to The New York Times about warrantless surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, officials said. The newspaper recently revealed the existence of the program in a front-page story that also acknowledged that the news had been withheld from publication for a year, partly at the request of the administration and partly because the newspaper wanted more time to confirm...
  • News scoops spell disaster for intelligence

    12/30/2005 5:23:41 AM PST · by GWB00 · 12 replies · 728+ views
    Atlanta Journal and Constitution ^ | 12/22/2005 | EUGENE H. METHVIN
    Thanks to a newspaper "scoop" last week, America is a safer place today for terrorists. Last Thursday the New York Times in a 3,600-word article exposed a top-secret program President Bush ordered shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks. The National Security Agency captures and turns over to counter-terrorist analysts phone calls and e-mails of countless U.S. and foreign citizens. The terrorist agents, who read the newspapers, will now change their ways and blind our intelligence agents. The damage to American safety ranks with the worst intelligence breaches of all time. "It is a shameful act for someone to disclose this...
  • FBI and Justice Department finally investigate a real leak

    12/30/2005 4:51:59 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 105 replies · 2,319+ views
    Renew America ^ | 12-30-05 | Jim Kouri
    FBI and Justice Department finally investigate a real leak Jim Kouri December 30, 2005 The US Department of Justice has directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct an in-depth investigation in order to determine who disclosed a secret National Security Agency intelligence operation to a reporter from the New York Times. "We are opening an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure of classified materials related to the NSA," said DOJ spokesperson Trent Duffy during a press conference earlier today. When the New York Times suddenly broke the story about the NSA top secret operation Bush conceded that he indeed authorized...
  • Enemy of the Year

    12/29/2005 9:35:01 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 9 replies · 690+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12-30-05 | Editors-Enemy Central
        Enemy of the YearBy Enemy Central Published 12/30/2005 12:09:14 AM Late Monday we issued an APB -- by Tuesday morning our case was solved. By Tuesday afternoon we were receiving trauma counseling. By Tuesday evening we heard from FEMA, the ACLU, someone calling himself a special prosecutor, and a deserter code-named Howie D found once again wrapping himself in a white flag. So while we're assured of a generous federal handout for the cleanup work we're doing, it could be that we also acted hastily -- extra-judicially, so to speak -- in rounding up the usual suspects and violating...
  • (CNN Barf Alert) No coincident that Deep Throat Revealed is on showing unity with The NY Times

    12/29/2005 8:38:41 PM PST · by april15Bendovr · 13 replies · 387+ views
    Anyone watching this crap? Makes me sick that they cant hide their liberal bias and attacks towards the President.
  • Democrats Are Depressed

    12/29/2005 5:04:25 PM PST · by george76 · 84 replies · 2,356+ views
    Quinnipiac University ^ | December 27, 2005 | Powerpundit
    A Quinnipiac University poll found that... Democrats to be highly depressed: Q.: Do you think 2005 was better or worse than 2004 for you personally? Republicans: Better: 65% Worse: 22% Democrats: Better: 41% Worse: 45% Time to cheer up Democrats. Politics isn't everything, and Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid won't be your leaders forever, let alone Howard Dean.
  • Who is controlling the propaganda in the media? (vanity)

    12/11/2005 2:43:28 AM PST · by starbase · 86 replies · 4,017+ views
    self | 12/11/05 | self
    Who is controlling the propaganda in the media? Not who, what. It all goes back to a dirty period in world history. What we're dealing with today is a kind of Frankenstein's monster, lumbering around the countryside of its own accord. Where did it come from? To know that, we need to look back in time. The darkest turn in human history can be called the two headed snake of Nazism and Communism, both left-wing socialist enterprises. Both are horrendous, both are responsible for mass death, and both are scientific methods for the acquisition and retainment of power. One of...
  • ("What if" in History - No. 3) June 1, 1944: NEW YORK TIMES breaks OPERATION OVERLORD

    12/26/2005 7:15:58 PM PST · by doug from upland · 35 replies · 1,664+ views
    DFU "what if" in history | June 1, 1944 | Jonathon Risen (fictitious name)
    1 - NAVAJO CODE TALKERS 2 - MANHATTAN PROJECT =========================================================================== Jonathon Risen, New York Times Dateline: France June 1, 1944 The NEW YORK TIMES, always first with breaking news, has discovered that a daring invasion is planned on the coast of France on June 5 in an effort to liberate the courageous and valiant French citizens from the Nazis. If the weather conditions are not right, we have learned that Gen. Dwight Eisenhower may delay the invasion for a day. OPERATION OVERLORD will be a massive Allied invasion of Western Europe that will include simultaneous landings on five beachheads...
  • NYT: NSA Spying Broader Than Bush Admitted

    12/23/2005 9:44:00 PM PST · by Bullitt · 90 replies · 2,136+ views
    Yahoo.Com ^ | 12/23/2005 | AP
    NEW YORK - The National Security Agency has conducted much broader surveillance of e-mails and phone calls — without court orders — than the Bush administration has acknowledged, The New York Times reported on its Web site. The NSA, with help from American telecommunications companies, obtained access to streams of domestic and international communications, said the Times in the report late Friday, citing unidentified current and former government officials.
  • Report: Justice Department Probing Durbin, Rockefeller CIA Leak

    12/22/2005 10:33:26 AM PST · by shield · 194 replies · 6,097+ views ^ | July 23, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether Democratic Senators Dick Durbin, Jay Rockefeller and Ron Wyden leaked details about a secret "black ops" CIA satellite program last December in a move that may have seriously compromised national security, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Jed Babbin said on Saturday. "The CIA made a request to the Justice Department to investigate and possibly bring criminal charges against these three [senators]," Babbin told WABC Radio host Monica Crowley. "My information is that investigation is ongoing." Rockefeller is the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Durbin is the No....
  • Wiretap Dance

    12/21/2005 7:45:48 AM PST · by yoe · 10 replies · 836+ views
    Wall Street Journal on Line ^ | December 21, 2005 | RONALD KESSLER
    Ever since 9/11, the media and congressional critics have waged a relentless battle against President Bush for not doing enough to prevent the terrorist attacks. Now these same critics have begun a campaign against the Bush administration for doing too much to prevent the next attack. The latest example is the New York Times revelation that after 9/11, Mr. Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to intercept communications with an overseas nexus to uncover information about possible al Qaeda attacks. The fact that Mr. Bush bypassed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), which lays out procedures for intercepting communications...
  • NY Times’ James Risen Not Concerned With NSA Eavesdropping Under Clinton

    12/21/2005 3:30:01 PM PST · by Only Waxing · 30 replies · 1,672+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 12/21/05 | Noel Sheppard
    The New York Times reporter whose National Security Agency eavesdropping article last Friday started a national debate about this issue didn’t appear as concerned with such espionage tactics when Bill Clinton was in the White House. As reported by NewsBusters on Monday, an intricate international communications espionage network, codenamed Echelon, has been in existence for many years. Yet, a LexisNexis search of the word “Echelon” and the name “James Risen” produced only one result. The article, entitled “The Nation: Don’t Read This; If You Do, They May Have to Kill You” appeared in the Times on December 5, 1999. By...
  • Who's harming America's image?

    11/10/2005 8:54:21 PM PST · by manny613 · 13 replies · 683+ views
    Democrat honchos, while forever complaining that President Bush has hurt America's image in the world, have themselves been engaged in a systematic campaign to slander President Bush, particularly over foreign policy, consequently undermining America's image in the world.
  • Boortz: FED UP --- I'M MAKING THE SWITCH .... TO FOX.

    11/10/2005 9:03:38 AM PST · by yankeedame · 159 replies · 4,877+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | October 10, 2005 | Neal Boortz
    FED UP --- I'M MAKING THE SWITCH .... TO FOX.I've mentioned many times that I generally watch CNN in the mornings while I'm preparing for my program. Fox News Channel is definitely my first choice throughout the rest of the day, but that morning coffee-klatch "Fox & Friends" bit is just too much for me to stomach. Until now. My first 30 minutes of watching the morning news is generally spent in the workout room. That would be the first 30 Minutes of CNN's "Daybreak" with Carol Costello. During that first thirty minutes of CNN watching this morning I saw...
  • Heinz Companies outsourcing

    08/11/2004 10:50:39 PM PDT · by Elkiejg · 11 replies · 3,025+ views
    email ^ | 8/12/04 | email
    I received this in an email today. It shows the continued hypocracy of Kerry claiming President Bush is costing Americans jobs by sending too much business overseas...................................... American jobs are OUTSOURCED by John F. Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz-Kerry! We need to ask: Why not manufacture in America and ship finished products overseas? How many American workers are in these Heinz overseas factories? HEINZ WATTIE'S AUSTRALASIA - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia HEINZ SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. - Republic of Singapore HEINZ WATTIE'S LIMITED - Auckland, New Zealand HEINZ JAPAN LTD - Tokyo, Japan HEINZ-UFE LTD. - Guangzhou, People's Republic of China...
  • Website pulled - Kerry Outsourcing Trade Mission to China Website Pulled From Internet

    08/15/2004 9:51:14 AM PDT · by BJungNan · 65 replies · 3,136+ views ^ | August 15, 2004 | gogov
    The photo at right was displayed on the website of Boston Capital & Technology and shows Senator John Kerry on an outsourcing trade mission he led to China. The BCT website, as of this posting, has been removed from the internet. We've captured as much of the website as we could, but some images now appear as broken links. Captured on our hard drive, however, is the picture from the BCT website showing Senator John Kerry at a banquet in Beijing China during the outsourcing trade mission. The BCT web site, presumably owned and operated by a Paul Marcus, head...
  • Kerry Led Outsourcing Team to Promote Manufacturing in China

    08/11/2004 11:13:35 AM PDT · by BJungNan · 49 replies · 3,829+ views
    Insight/BTC Corp site ^ | August 10, 2004 | Charles R. Smith/Paul Marcus
    Kerry Led Outsourcing Team to Promote Manufacturing in China During the late 1990s, John Kerry traveled on a "U.S. trade mission to the People's Republic of China organized and sponsored by a private corporation." To prove the trip was a success, the Massachusetts-based firm of Boston Capital & Technology photographed Kerry in the Beijing Great Hall of the People. The image (above) and trip information appear at, Boston Capital's Website The photo shows Kerry, an unnamed Chinese government official and Paul Marcus, the head of Boston Capital & Technology. Marcus refused to provide details of the China trip, including...
  • Kerry Busy Outsourcing Jobs to China

    08/11/2004 9:00:50 AM PDT · by Smedley · 35 replies · 1,051+ views
    Boston Capital & Technology (BCT) recently held the first U.S. trade mission to the People's Republic of China organized and sponsored by a private corporation that was led by a U.S. Senator. To close the Mission, BCT hosted a banquet in Beijing's legendary Great Hall of the People. Through this Mission and dozens of other on the ground initiatives undertaken by BCT every year, BCT is able to advance their manufacturing projects in China, the projects of their partners and clients, and the position of dozens of other associated U.S. companies establishing positions throughout mainland China.
  • Kerry courts America's corporate leaders - A.K.A. Benedict Arnold Wealthy Few Support

    08/06/2004 8:23:08 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 4 replies · 310+ views
    The Guardian ^ | August 5, 2004 | David Teather
    David Teather in New York Thursday August 5, 2004 The Guardian John Kerry, the Democratic nominee for president, published a list of about 200 entrepreneurs supporting his run for the White House, in an effort to reassure voters of his moderate credentials. The list, not unexpectedly, included endorsements from players in the entertainment and fashion industries. Among the signatories were Miramax boss Harvey Weinstein; former Hollywood mogul Barry Diller; the chairman of Warner Music, Edgar Bronfman Jr; Dreamworks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg; Peter Chernin, the chief operating officer of News Corporation and Jann Wenner, chairman of Rolling Stone magazine's publisher, Wenner...
  • Outsaucing of the Kerry Heinz Variety

    07/12/2004 11:22:42 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 1 replies · 363+ views
    The Austin Review ^ | July 07, 2004 | Ken Bell
    A cynic might well be forgiven the indelicate observation that the two most salient, pervasive and persistent characteristics of American politics are hypocrisy and irony. Both, as usual, are prominently on display in the presidential campaign of 2004. Perhaps the most savory of all examples is the “controversy” over “outsourcing” broached in a deliciously “outraged” denunciation by the single wealthiest member of the United States Senate, plutocrat John Kerry, aristocratic “defender of the common man,” of “Benedict Arnold CEOs” who callously export jobs abroad while earning “obscene” salaries substantially less than the Senator’s annual dividend checks—the facts be damned. [For...
  • Benedict Ralph

    06/07/2004 12:56:54 AM PDT · by kattracks · 5 replies · 328+ views ^ | 6/07/04 | Paul Sperry
    John Forbes Kerry has harsh words for CEOs who ship jobs overseas. He calls them "Benedict Arnolds." It's hard to take such corporate-bashing seriously from a presidential candidate whose financial disclosure statement runs more than 460 pages long, and includes investments in several multinationals, such as GE, which have exported jobs overseas.But it's even harder to take seriously Ralph Nader, the presidential foe on Kerry's left (good thing Nader's reed thin, because there's not much room left over there) and the anti-corporate gadfly from whom Kerry coopted the idea. Nader questioned the patriotism of companies that send jobs offshore long...
  • Kerry on the Benedict Arnolds

    05/17/2004 2:25:27 AM PDT · by kattracks · 12 replies · 169+ views
    <p>To hear John Kerry tell it to the Wall Street Journal, his comment about "Benedict Arnold CEOs" who betrayed America by "shipping jobs overseas" was all just a big mistake. Not his, of course, but that of some overzealous speechwriter. In fact, the entire incident represents yet another example of Mr. Kerry's propensity to prevaricate.</p>
  • John Kerry and the Democratic Architects of Outsourcing

    05/10/2004 2:58:43 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 6 replies · 171+ views
    Insight Magazine ^ | May 10, 2004 | Jerry Zeifman
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. Sen. John Kerry's ongoing denunciations of outsourcing by the "Benedict Arnold corporations" as a plot by George W. Bush and his administration is demagoguery. The truth is that the strongest proponents of transferring American industrial jobs abroad have included Democratic President Jimmy Carter and such left-wing leaders as Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), all three of whom are supporting Kerry for president. Until now, Kerry has appeared to support the Carter-Conyers-Rangel policies for encouraging industrial outsourcing. Here's how it all began. Unlike President Carter, President Dwight Eisenhower was...
  • So, This Month They're No Longer Benedict Arnolds?

    05/06/2004 7:32:22 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 153+ views
    SO, THIS MONTH THEY'RE NOLONGER BENEDICT ARNOLDS?Kerry Claims Outsourcing Line He Used Repeatedly In Iowa Was Work Of “Overzealous Speechwriters” __________________________________________ IN 2003, KERRY SAID ANYONE PROMISINGTO STOP OUTSOURCING WAS LYINGKerry Recognized You Can’t “Just Stop” Outsourcing. “Well, any candidate for president who stands up and tells people, as some are, that they’re going to just stop [outsourcing] by getting tough on trade or whatever, is lying to the American people. Outsourcing is particularly painful at this moment because we haven’t been creating jobs, and we haven’t been creating jobs to some measure because of the overhang of the 1990s,...
  • John Kerry blames speechwriters for Benedict Arnold companies.

    05/04/2004 6:42:01 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 32 replies · 8,635+ views
    Slate ^ | 05/04/04 | Mickey Kaus
    Out: Kerry Panic; In: Iraq PanicPlus--"I meant 'Benedict Arnold' in a good way!"By Mickey KausUpdated Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at 2:59 AM PT Benedict Arnold is Flip-flopping in his Grave! In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, John Kerry has this to say about his campaign attacks on "Benedict Arnold companies": But the Benedict Arnold line applied, you know, I called a couple of times to overzealous speechwriters and said "look that's not what I'm saying."Benedict Arnold does not refer to somebody who in the normal course of business is going to go overseas and take jobs overseas. That happens. I support...
  • John Kerry's uneasy relationship with Benedict Arnold

    04/06/2004 3:24:35 AM PDT · by billorites · 4 replies · 212+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | April 6, 2004 | Rich Lowry
    IF DEMOCRATS believe anything these days, it is that it is wrong to question anyone’s patriotism. For John Kerry, this is a matter of sacred conviction. He calls the defeat in 2002 of former Georgia Sen. Max Cleland “the most craven moment I have ever seen in American politics,” because “the Republican Party challenged this man’s patriotism.” He routinely vows to fight back with a fearsome “message for those who try to challenge the Democrats and say to them ‘you’re unpatriotic.’” In Kerry’s book, only the desperate hurl such charges: “It’s curious to me how angry they get and how...
  • Eggs Benedict on His Face. John Kerry’s words come back to bite him.

    04/02/2004 7:01:51 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 8 replies · 537+ views
    NRO ^ | April 02, 2004, 8:52 a.m. | Rich Lowry
    If Democrats believe anything these days, it is that it is wrong to question anyone's patriotism. For John Kerry, this is a matter of sacred conviction. He calls the defeat in 2002 of former Georgia Sen. Max Cleland "the most craven moment I have ever seen in American politics," because "the Republican party challenged this man's patriotism." He routinely vows to fight back with a fearsome "message for those who try to challenge the Democrats and say to them 'you're unpatriotic.'" In Kerry's book, only the desperate hurl such charges: "It's curious to me how angry they get and how...
  • H.J. Heinz, Company Seeks, to Keep Name, Out of Presidential Race

    03/29/2004 7:16:06 PM PST · by guadianangel · 50 replies · 422+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Mar. 27.2004 | By James O'Toole, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
    H.J. Heinz Company Seeks to Keep Name Out of Presidential Race Posted on Mon, Mar. 29, 2004 H.J. Heinz Company Seeks to Keep Name Out of Presidential RaceBy James O'Toole, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Knight Ridder/Tribune Business NewsMar. 27 - Seeking to keep itself from getting entangled in the presidential election campaign, the H.J. Heinz Co. insists that there should be no political considerations in what kind of ketchup you put on your freedom fries.Reacting to agitation and speculation carried on conservative talk radio and the Internet, the Pittsburgh-based food firm issued a press release this week emphasizing that Teresa Heinz Kerry,...
  • Heinz: Politics is not one of the 57 varieties

    03/29/2004 2:10:48 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies · 341+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 3-29-04 | CHARLES SHEEHAN, AP Business Writer
    <p>PITTSBURGH (AP) -- H.J. Heinz Co. has launched an election-year campaign of its own, this one to distance the ketchup maker from what is shaping up to be an acrimonious presidential race.</p> <p>The company has sent nearly 50 letters to radio and television talk shows nationwide to tamp down chatter on the airwaves and Internet suggesting revenue from ketchup sales will benefit the campaign of pending Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry.</p>