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  • Feb 3, 1959:The day the music died

    02/03/2014 6:40:08 AM PST · by Baynative · 106 replies
    History ^ | Feb 3 | History
    On this day in 1959, rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few minutes after takeoff from Mason City on a flight headed for Moorehead, Minnesota. Investigators blamed the crash on bad weather and pilot error. Holly and his band, the Crickets, had just scored a No. 1 hit with "That'll Be the Day." After mechanical difficulties with the tour bus, Holly had chartered a plane for his band to fly between stops on the Winter Dance Party Tour. However, Richardson,...
  • Some (special) Saturday Night Music for Blues fans

    07/14/2012 4:59:08 PM PDT · by Baynative · 30 replies
    This song from Buddy Guy's new album touches me in all the right places. It is his personal thank you for the life he loves and lives.
  • Boehner must be feeling the heat. He gets a "hunting buddy" to vouch for him. "Is this an accident?

    02/23/2012 10:32:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/23/12 | Dutchman6
    "Boehner allegations fast & furious, but also false." When I first came across these allegations, I was confident they were not true. I have hunted with John Boehner; had in-depth discussions with John concerning our Second Amendment rights; studied his politics; and have a clear understanding of how he views our God-given right to keep and bear arms. With all this in mind, I called his office to inform him of what had been published about him, in relation to the House Oversight Committee's Fast and Furious hearings. I also asked for some information to share that would help my...
  • Former Gov. Roemer says if he runs for president, he won't take PAC money

    04/17/2011 5:05:23 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 9 replies
    C-Span ^ | 4-11 | C-Span 2
    Roemer will only take contributions of up to $100 from individuals. No PAC money, because the politicians have to worry about the impact of those decisions on their big donors. Buddy plans to get government spending down to 18.5% of GDP in 5 years. He plans for energy to come exclusively from North America in 10 Years.
  • Obama golf pal arrested in Honolulu prostitution sting

    04/06/2011 6:23:22 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 21 replies
    Star Advertiser ^ | 04/06/2011
    A regular Hawaii golfing buddy and Punahou School friend of President Barack Obama was among four people arrested during a prostitution sting operation in Kakaako by Honolulu police Monday night.
  • Lousiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell to switch to GOP, sources say

    02/01/2011 6:10:36 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 9 replies
    The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/1/11 | Jan Moller
    BATON ROUGE -- Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell plans to switch his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican this week, according to multiple sources who spoke on condition of anonymity. Caldwell, who is up for re-election this year, becomes the latest in a long line of conservative Louisiana Democrats to leave the party. His departure will leave U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu as the lone Democratic statewide elected official. As recently as 2004, Democrats held both Louisiana's U.S. Senate seats, as well as six of the seven statewide constitutional offices. First elected in 2007, Caldwell was the only Democrat to join...
  • Hydro man lands in jail over poodle rescue

    10/26/2010 5:40:55 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 26 replies
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 10-22-10 | ANN KELLEY
    Hydro man lands in jail over poodle rescue BY ANN KELLEY Oklahoman 22, 2010 HYDRO — A Hydro man sprung his poodle from the pound using a lawn tractor and bolt cutters, only to land himself behind bars with no one to rescue him. And while he was in jail, his dog was put back in the pound and euthanized. Edwin Fry, 73, said he wasn't going to let Buddy Tough rot in jail, but he didn't intend to pay the $100 fine to free him. Instead, on Oct. 13 he drove his lawn mower to the town's kennel, cut...
  • Buddy the dog's killer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    07/30/2010 5:20:22 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 19 replies · 2+ views
    Buddy the dog's killer sentenced to 3 years in prison The man who dragged Buddy the dog to death atop Colorado National Monument will spend three years in federal prison for the crime. Posted: 4:46 PM Jul 30, 2010 Reporter: Ashley Prchal GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The man who dragged Buddy the dog to death atop Colorado National Monument will spend three years in federal prison for the crime. As news of Steven Romero's sentencing spread Friday morning staff at the Monument rejoiced. “Here at the Monument today, we are so pleased that he received the maximum sentence for...
  • Blumenthal's buddy on stage is POW HALL OF SHAME-BREAKING!!

    05/18/2010 4:33:43 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 101 replies · 5,954+ views
    POW NETWORK and others ^ | 05/18/2010 | RaceBannon
    A former Marine who was previously identified by the POW NETWORK, a patriotic organization that exposes Posers and liars who steal valor from veterans, has been identified as one of the men standing behind Connecticut State Atty General
  • Crist says he would not scrap Dem health care reform, can’t identify part worth keeping

    02/27/2010 4:53:40 PM PST · by PhiKapMom · 13 replies · 573+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 27 Feb 2010 | Michael Bender
    by Michael C. Bender | February 27th, 2010 Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, told The Palm Beach Post editorial board on Friday that, unlike many Republicans in Washington, he didn’t think President Obama should scrap his health care reform proposal: “There may be parts of it that you don’t have to scrap. There are three parts of it that I would like to see scrapped: It would raise taxes significantly, it would raise rates significantly and it would take half-a-trillion dollars out of Medicare. “I think the real issue here, as it relates to health care, is...
  • Buddy Holly: ’Day the Music Died,’ 50 years ago

    02/03/2009 8:03:41 PM PST · by Flavius · 119 replies · 2,818+ views
    kansascity ^ | Feb. 03, 2009 | By PAMELA HUEY
    DULUTH, Minn. — The rickety old bus pulled out of the Duluth Armory late on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1959, and headed across St. Louis Bay into the frigid Wisconsin night. On board were some exhausted and stinky rock ’n’ rollers and their harried manager. The Winter Dance Party tour had just finished its ninth gig in as many days and was headed for Appleton and Green Bay, Wis., for two shows that Sunday.
  • Buddy Holly, rock music genius

    02/03/2009 6:44:28 AM PST · by DBCJR · 29 replies · 2,322+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/3/09 | Don McLean
    ... Buddy's music is so musical. The number of great recordings he made in his very short life places him at or beyond the level of any musical artist in almost any category. ... They are rock mountains that nobody has climbed. The diversity of Buddy's music is also profound. "Moondreams" and "True Love Ways" are musically as advanced as anything by the great popular composers. Gershwin or Berlin would have marveled at these compositions. His electric guitars were raw, but controlled like bullwhips. They jingle and jangle freely in "That'll Be the Day" and "Oh Boy," and they snake...
  • Marine, Iraq Dog Reunited in San Diego

    03/22/2008 3:46:49 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 11 replies · 933+ views
    abc news ^ | Mar 22, 2008 | ap
    Marine Reunited in San Diego With Dog He Rescued in IraqA San Diego-based Marine major was reunited on Saturday with one of his closest war buddies — a 2-year-old dog named Nubs. Nubs greeted Maj. Brian Dennis at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station when the fighter pilot returned from Iraq. It was the first time the two were together since Dennis' family and close friends helped raise $3,500 to fly the dog to San Diego about a month ago. Nubs wasn't allowed to stay on base in Iraq. Dennis, 36, of St. Pete Beach, Fla., had spotted the mongrel dog...
  • Buddy Holly's Widow In Fight To Stop Book

    01/12/2008 7:33:41 PM PST · by blam · 40 replies · 648+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-13-2008 | Ben Martin
    Buddy Holly's widow in fight to stop book By Ben Martin Last Updated: 2:48am GMT 13/01/2008 The widow of Buddy Holly, the late American rock and roll pioneer, is trying to prevent the woman made famous by her husband's hit song Peggy Sue from publishing a book about the music legend. Maria Elena Holly has instructed lawyers to oppose the publication of Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue, an autobiography of Texan woman Peggy Sue Gerron, after whom the song was named. Mrs Holly, 62, claims the book is unauthorised and will harm Holly's name, her own reputation and that of...
  • Who Killed Clinton's Dog?

    01/11/2002 9:08:22 AM PST · by Cliff Dweller · 33 replies · 304+ views
    Slate ^ | January 9,2002 | By Mickey Kaus
    [Note: Kausfiles received the following from a gravelly-voiced outdoorsman in Arkansas who refused to give his name.] "It was strictly an accident. The dog just darted out." That is what the media wants us to believe about the death of Buddy, Bill Clinton's 4-year-old Labrador retriever. (See "Who Is Buddy?" Wall Street Journal, Dec. 1997.) But is the truth about this—the latest Clinton casualty—that conveniently simple? What do we really know about Buddy's death? Who stood to benefit? Consider the following: On Dec. 19, 2001 Clinton has a meeting in his Harlem office to discuss ways to repair his ...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • 'Gilligan' Bob Denver Recuperating.....

    05/21/2005 12:35:32 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 54 replies · 2,063+ views
    CNN ^ | 5/21/05 | CNN
    Bob Denver, star of the 1960s television show "Gilligan's Island," is recuperating from quadruple heart bypass surgery, his agent said Wednesday.
  • Best man charged with setting Hampton newlyweds' house on fire

    04/28/2005 8:48:42 PM PDT · by csvset · 22 replies · 1,009+ views
    Virginian Pilot ^ | 28 April 2005
    Best man charged with setting Hampton newlyweds' house on fire Associated Press © April 28, 2005 Last updated: 12:05 PM HAMPTON -- Police have charged the best man at a couple's wedding with setting the newlyweds' house on fire while they were away on their honeymoon. Joseph Overton, 27, of Hampton, was charged with burning and destroying a dwelling and manufacturing and use of an explosive device, Fire Marshal Rick Rickett said. He would not say what the motive was, but said it was not racially driven. Del. Thomas Gear, R-Hampton, the bride's father, had feared the blaze could have...
  • Former Army Buddy Recalls Serial Bomber Rudolph

    04/28/2005 4:39:58 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 5 replies · 591+ views
    MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Roy Decker can look at the photos and letters now, more than 16 years later, and spot the clues with ease. Right there, in sweeping cursive, the writings of his former Army roommate and future FBI's Most Wanted fugitive are eerie now. Right there is the Hitler reference, with future serial bomber and alleged Nazi sympathizer Eric Robert Rudolph referring to himself in a 1989 letter to Decker as "Der Furher (sic), Adolf Rudolph." Right there, on the snapshot taken by Decker at their Army camp in Kentucky in 1988, is the portrait of future survivalist...
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

    01/06/2005 11:36:29 AM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 65 replies · 7,946+ views
    Atlantis News Agency. APP. EFE. AFP. Madrid. Spain. ^ | 01-06-2005 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...By Salvador Morales. Atlantis News Agency. Madrid, Spain. 01-06-2005. The Spanish investigator and scriptologist, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano, has discovered paleographical proofs that in fact the island or peninsula (Nêsos) denominated like Atlantis or Atlantic, it was divided in two parts below the sea. To date all atlantologists and students of the Timaeus and the Critias de Plato had thought that in texts of the Greek philosophist narrated the collapse of the all island or Atlantis peninsula, nevertheless, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano has reviewed the oldest texts known writings in...

    01/06/2005 1:25:06 PM PST · by PRSOrlando · 3 replies · 461+ views
    Press Release ^ | January 6, 2005 | Doug Guetzloe
    BRONSON TO HEAR MOTIONS IN DYER ELECTION FRAUD CASE On Friday, January 7, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. Orange/Osceola Circuit Judge Theotis Bronson will hear motions from WCPX Local 6 and the Orlando Sentinel as well as Orlando Mayoral challenger Ken Mulvaney regarding the closure of witness depositions and the release of a sealed transcript of the hearing that Judge Bronson issued a protective order preventing the deposition of Dyer campaign consultant Ezzie Thomas. WCPX Local 6 filed a motion to allow the media and the public from attending depositions in the ongoing civil election fraud case filed by Mulvaney. The...
  • 'SOCKS'-ING STUFFER (Bubba's Christmas Shopping)

    12/10/2004 11:11:14 PM PST · by kattracks · 13 replies · 810+ views
    New York Post ^ | 12/11/04
    Former President Bill Clinton has the purr-fect Christmas idea for someone who's naughty or nice — a meowing Socks the Cat doll from his very own presidential library. The $11.95 stuffed Socks, which meows when squeezed, is part of an order that the former commander-in-chief phoned in this week, according to the Clinton Museum Store which is near his library in Little Rock. [snip] Socks is a star at the shop even though Clinton left him behind after leaving the White House. Because the puss never got on with First Dog Buddy, Socks moved in with secretary Betty Currie,...
  • FOX NEWS, John Podesta, "Hillary, as the VP..."

    11/18/2004 5:44:54 AM PST · by bannie · 28 replies · 2,753+ views
    Fox News ^ | 19 NOV 94 | self
    THIS AM...on Fox News, Podesta was being interviewed about the library. When asked about the extend of the displays about shillery, he said that...she was important..."as the vice president." He didn't say, "as was the vice president."
  • CNN's Inside politics report that Rove offered Nelson (D. Ne) Sec of Agriculture..Rove is BRILLIANT

    11/17/2004 1:01:51 PM PST · by ken5050 · 225 replies · 12,412+ views
    INside politics..CNN
    Judy (hmmm?) Woodruff just had a report that Karl Rove had offered Nebraska Sen Ben Nelson the post of Secretary of Agriculture. Nelson is up in 2006...and facing a hard race from popular GOP Gov Mike Johanns. Nelson is among the most conservative of Senate Dems..Does this make sense, because Nelson votes with the GOP on most of the key issues..?
  • Democrats Question Kerry's Campaign Funds

    11/18/2004 5:04:46 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 21 replies · 1,842+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/18/2004 | Ron Fournier
    WASHINGTON - Democratic Party leaders said Wednesday they want to know why Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) ended his presidential campaign with more than $15 million in the bank, money that could have helped Democratic candidates across the country. Some said he will be pressured to give the money to Democratic campaign committees rather than save it for a potential White House bid in 2008. "Democrats are questioning why he sat on so much money that could have helped him defeat George Bush (news - web sites) or helped down-ballot races, many of which could have gone our...
  • Clinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica

    11/14/2004 5:58:21 PM PST · by hope · 63 replies · 2,329+ views
    News Max ^ | 11-14-04
    Reprinted from Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 5:45 p.m. ESTClinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis."...
  • The Long View (Betcha didn't know Hillary's an Evangelical Christian!)

    11/16/2004 7:02:43 AM PST · by EA_Man · 326 replies · 6,032+ views
    NRO ^ | 11/15/2005 | Rob Long
    From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to worship God in as evangelical a way as is feasible, given time and location constraints. As you know, I consider myself an...
  • The "nuclear option" will be used only for Supreme Court Nominees (last paragraph)

    11/18/2004 4:00:02 AM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies · 1,561+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | Nov. 17, 2004 | NA
    (The) "nuclear option," (is) a parliamentary maneuver to effectively change Senate rules so that only a simple majority is needed to end a filibuster of a judicial nominee. Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., said he has not decided whether he would invoke that option next year. Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah, the chief deputy majority whip, said such a move would occur only if Democrats filibuster a Supreme Court nomination. It's the last paragraph in the source link.
  • The Long View

    11/18/2004 4:19:27 AM PST · by solsrchr2 · 46 replies · 1,982+ views
    By Rob Long EDITOR'S NOTE: This article appears in the November 29, 2004, issue of National Review. Church Newsletters From All Over From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to...
  • Hillary Clinton, the action hero (Includes Ol' Crusty - *Bill & Buddy sold separately...)

    10/03/2004 8:35:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies · 1,154+ views
    Times of India ^ | 10/03/04
    Hillary Clinton, the action hero SUNDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2004 02:36:49 PM LONDON: She might not be Arnold Schwarzenegger, but Hillary Clinton has surely inspired an action figure. According to Ananova , a new action figure of Hilary Clinton will be available from November 1. The doll can be pre-ordered on the internet from the US makers, hero builders for $19.95 dollars. The doll comes with a navy blue suit and shoes with a light blue blouse and lily white underwear.
  • Probe of Dyer's election expands - Orlando mayor to jail?

    09/29/2004 12:17:45 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 14 replies · 634+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | 9-29-04 | Mark Schlueb
    The probe into Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's re-election campaign has widened to include a state senator and a circuit judge, and it has been kicked upstairs to investigators specializing in public-corruption cases. In addition, State Attorney Lawson Lamar's office confirmed Tuesday that it is backing out of the probe. A spokesman said a new "person of interest" has emerged in the investigation that could create the appearance of a conflict of interest were Lamar to investigate. Administrators in Lamar's office would not identify that person. But a letter sent to Gov. Jeb Bush by Chief Assistant State Attorney Bill Vose...

    07/06/2004 6:59:37 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 2 replies · 546+ views
    PR ^ | July 6, 2004 | Doug Guetzloe
    For Immediate Release For Further Information Contact Doug Guetzloe (407) 895-0077 DYER CANVASSING BOARD SEEKS DELAY OF ORLANDO ELECTION FRAUD TRIAL SET FOR JULY 27TH King & Blackwell representing the City of Orlando Board and coordinating Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's legal team has improperly scheduled a motion to continue or delay the long anticipated Orlando election fraud trail set for July 27, 2004, before Circuit Judge Theotis Bronson. A motion for continuance (delay) of the trial will be presented by the Dyer legal team tomorrow (Wednesday, 7/7/04) to Judge Bronson at 8:30 a.m. (11th floor, Orange County Courthouse) during the...
  • Lawyer files statements about Dyer's aide

    07/03/2004 7:58:02 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 3 replies · 326+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 3, 2004 | Mark Schlueb
    Ken Mulvaney filed a handful of sworn statements from voters that he says bolster his claim that he was cheated out of a fair contest for mayor of Orlando. A judge in Mulvaney's election-fraud lawsuit against Mayor Buddy Dyer gave him until today to produce witness lists, affidavits and any other evidence to support his case. Mulvaney's attorney collected 19 statements from Orlando residents, including some who said Dyer's paid campaign worker, Ezzie Thomas, either filled out their absentee ballots for them, took completed ballots in unsealed envelopes or urged them to mark their ballots for Dyer.
  • Evidence Comes Out In Mayoral Election Flap

    07/03/2004 7:53:03 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 4 replies · 570+ views
    WDBO Orlando ^ | July 2, 2004 | Mike Synan
    By WDBO's: Mike Synan 07/02/2004 WDBO is getting it's first look at what evidence Ken Mulvaney and Lawanna Gelzer have in their lawsuit alledging ballot fraud in the Orlando Mayor's race. We told you two weeks ago about some of the affadavits filed by the city saying nothing was done wrong. AM 580 WDBO's Mike Synan continues our team coverage. At the center of this issue is the head of Orange County's League of Voters Ezzie Thomas. He was paid 10 thousand dollars by Mayor Buddy Dyer's reelection campaign. Several voters signed affadavits saying they gave Thomas a signed, but...
  • Agents seize Orlando City Hall computers (Buddy Dyer case)

    06/12/2004 11:49:27 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 2 replies · 232+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | June 12, 2004 | Mark Schlueb
    Law-enforcement agents raided Orlando City Hall on Friday and carted off computers used by top managers in the Fire Department as part of their widening investigation into possible election fraud in the mayor's race. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement would reveal few details of their inquiry, but a search warrant indicated that investigators are trying to determine whether city firefighters were improperly paid with taxpayer money while campaigning for Mayor Buddy Dyer. "It's part of our ongoing criminal investigation of election fraud," FDLE legal adviser Steve Brady said. "It's all related to the same issue, the mayoral-election...
  • Buddy Dyer At It Again! Took Oath Of Office 17 1/2 hours earlier...

    06/04/2004 8:56:15 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 12 replies · 415+ views
    Ax-The-Tax ^ | June 4,2004 | Doug Guetzloe
    Breaking News From The Guetzloe Report! Dyer Took Oath Of Office 17 1/2 hours earlier than official public swearing-in ceremony... Advised by Legal Counsel To Avoid Potential Court Order Stopping His Swearing In Due To Ballot Fraud Lawsuit & Aggressive FDLE Investigation. It will be reported in Sunday's Orlando Sentinel, that Buddy Dyer responded to legal advisor's insistence that he take the oath of office in the dead of night 17 1/2 hours prior to his official swearing-in ceremony. The ceremony, widely reported but attended by virtually no one, was actually just for show. Dyer was sworn in at midnight...
  • Caption this Pic ("Bad Doggie, The Sequel")

    05/27/2004 9:57:34 AM PDT · by SpyGuy · 27 replies · 147+ views
    SpyGuy | 27 May 2004 | SpyGuy
  • DLE steps up probe of Orlando's '04 elections

    05/26/2004 9:09:15 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 2 replies · 196+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 26, 2004 | By Beth Kassab and Rich McKay
    The state's top law-enforcement agency on Tuesday intensified its investigation into Orlando's March elections, saying the probe into potential voting irregularities and fraud could result in racketeering charges. The decision to move forward with the investigation was made after Florida Department of Law Enforcement representatives reviewed its evidence, including seized absentee-ballot envelopes, with the State Attorney's Office. The FDLE would not confirm the focus of its investigation, but said it included Mayor Buddy Dyer's race for re-election. Dyer avoided a runoff with his closest opponent, political newcomer Ken Mulvaney, with just 234 votes to spare.
  • Absentee-ballot voting carries few safeguards

    05/26/2004 9:05:15 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 3 replies · 193+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 26, 2004 | Melissa Harris
    Absentee ballots allow for the ultimate in arm-chair voting. You fill out a form, lick an envelope and sign your John Hancock -- all from the convenience of your living room. The state Legislature keeps making the process easier, but foes of the absentee strategy say it has gone too far.
  • FDLE Seize Orlando Absentee Ballots

    05/21/2004 2:58:52 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 26 replies · 617+ views
    Ax The Tax ^ | May 21, 2004 | Doug Guetzloe
    Breaking News from The Guetzloe Report... Florida Department of Law Enforcement Agents have seized all of the absentee ballots that were cast in the recent City of Orlando Mayor's race. Yesterday, (5/20/04), agents served Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles with a subpoena for all of the tainted absentee ballots cast in the March 9, 2004 Mayor's election. The ballot were removed from the Elections Supervisor's office and are now in the custody of FDLE investigators. This action was taken as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into the allegations of widespread fraud by the Dyer campaign during the...
  • Orlando Election Fraud Court Date Set To Hear Motions For Default Judgment

    05/12/2004 1:20:06 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 3 replies · 205+ views
    Ax The Tax ^ | May 12, 2004 | Press Release
    MONDAY COURT DATE SET FOR JUDGE BRONSON TO HEAR MOTIONS FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST DYER, PAGE IN ORLANDO ELECTION FRAUD LAWSUIT (ORLANDO) On Monday, May 17, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. Orange/Osceola Circuit Judge Theotis Bronson will hear the motions by Mulvaney attorney Frederic B. O'Neal for a default judgment against Buddy Dyer and Ernest Page in the City of Orlando election fraud case. This hearing is the next step in the effort by Mulvaney to invalidate the result of the March 9, 2004, Mayoral election. If successful, Dyer and Page would be removed from the upcoming trial. Attorney's for Dyer...
  • Mulvaney Files For Default Judgment Against Dyer in Orlando Election Fraud Case

    05/08/2004 8:59:02 AM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 9 replies · 171+ views
    Ax-The-Tax ^ | May 7, 2004 | Doug Guetzloe
    Ken Mulvaney for Mayor News Release MULVANEY LEGAL FILINGS SEEK DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST DYER, PAGE - BLASTS CITY ATTORNEY'S ILLEGAL USE OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO DEFEND DYER (Orlando) Frederic B. O'Neal, attorney for Orlando Mayoral candidate Ken Mulvaney today filed three motions in the Orlando ballot fraud lawsuit contesting the results of the March 9, 2004 Orlando Mayoral Election. The Mulvaney filings seek the following: - A default judgment against Buddy Dyer and Ernest Page for failure to comply with Judge Theotis Bronson's order dated April 8, 2004 that denied the Dyer motion to dismiss the election contest lawsuit and...

    04/09/2004 3:04:04 PM PDT · by PRSOrlando · 7 replies · 590+ views
    Ax-The-Tax ^ | April 8, 2004 | Doug Guetzloe
    BREAKING NEWS FROM GUETZLOENEWS.COM (Orlando) Orange-Osceola Circuit Judge Theotis Bronson issued a ten (10) page ruling against Orlando Buddy Dyer and for Orlando Mayoral challenger Ken Mulvaney in the voter fraud case Mulvaney has filed against Dyer. Regarding the charges of ballot tampering and fraud by the Dyer campaign as alleged in the Mulvaney complaint, Judge Bronson stated... "this Court finds that such allegations, at a minimum, are sufficient to place the result of the election in doubt." In denying the Dyer motion to dismiss and the City of Orlando motion to dismiss, Judge Bronson ordered Dyer to answer the...
  • Mulvaney files lawsuit over mayoral election

    03/22/2004 1:40:04 PM PST · by PRSOrlando · 2 replies · 200+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 22, 2004 | By Beth Kassab
    Losing Orlando mayoral candidate Ken Mulvaney filed a lawsuit in circuit court today alleging that more than 200 absentee ballots may have been fraudulent.
  • ORLANDO MAYOR BUDDY DYER to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

    03/06/2004 9:51:23 AM PST · by PRSOrlando · 30 replies · 509+ views
    E-Mail | March 5, 2004 | Alan Chambers
    Fellow Orlandoans: (PLEASE FORWARD) We have known all along that Patty Sheehan is going to push for an amendment to Chapter 57 (transgender rights) if she is reelected. On the Gay/Lesbian website she has been writing that if she is successful in her reelection bid, great things are in store for "Our Community," meaning the Gay/Lesbian /Transgender/Bisexual community. This morning , March 4, on his radio program Shannon Burke (540 WFLA) reported that he has an inside source that confirms that Dyer, Sheehan and Daisy Lynum will support same sex marriages and benefits. Burke further stated that Dyer plans to...
  • Just ask Chelsea, Jenna and Barbara

    01/22/2004 2:43:46 PM PST · by presidio9 · 51 replies · 2,410+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Thursday, January 22, 2004 | C.W. Nevius, Chronicle Staff Writer
    <p>Susan Ford finally staged a jailbreak. Like Mandy Moore's character in the recent movie "Chasing Liberty," Ford found that life as a teenager in the White House could be stifling.</p> <p>"I kept thinking 'I want to be normal. But I can't be normal,' " says Ford, now Susan Ford Bales and the mother of two daughters. "Everyone was watching. It was like living out loud."</p>
  • Everyone Lining Up to Get Your Bill Clinton Trading Cards?

    07/29/2003 5:23:44 PM PDT · by Bars4Bill · 41 replies · 283+ views
    Mon Jul 28, 1:00 PM ET An advance copy of a Bill Clinton (news - web sites) trading card, the seventh in the series, is shown Monday, July 28, 2003, in Little Rock, Ark., and is scheduled to be printed Tuesday, July 29, in Little Rock. The photo of President Clinton (news - web sites) and his dog Buddy used on the card was made on the White House lawn in Washington on April 6, 1999. (AP Photo/Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission)
  • Buddy, R.I.P

    06/26/2003 2:48:28 PM PDT · by Davis · 4 replies · 186+ views
    The Conning Tower ^ | June 26, 2003 | Trentino
    Everybody knows that lefties of all stripes are concerned, compassionate, tolerant, and generous. It's the right that's mean-spirited, spiteful, reactionary and extreme. Now comes Julia Gorin, author of The Buddy Chronicles to spoil this picture. Damn! Julia Gorin is a columnist and standup comic who on January 4, 2002 published an op-ed piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer in which she expressed anguish over the accidental death some days before--he was hit by a car--of Buddy, a chocolate Labrador retriever resident in the Clinton Chappaqua cottage. You can read a copy of the op-ed piece, Buddy's Dead, Is Anyone Surprised? here....