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  • Obama Campaign Spokesman Abruptly Ends Radio Interview After Being Asked About Obama 'Lying' About

    10/12/2012 8:20:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/12/12 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Obama campaign press secretary Ben LaBolt abruptly ended a heated radio interview Thursday after being pressed on President Barack Obama’s differing statements on the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. LaBolt insisted on Cleveland‘s WTAM that the White House has been sharing all the facts as they’ve come in from the intelligence community. Asked whether the president should make a statement disavowing his past comments blaming the assault on an anti-Islam video, LaBolt pushed back. “The president called it an act of terror within 24 hours, he again updated the American people on the incident in Benghazi in...
  • Romney Outspending Obama On TV In Swing States

    10/12/2012 7:53:26 AM PDT · by Signalman · 15 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 10/11/2012 | Dick Morris
    This week, thanks to a big increase in its television spending, Mitt Romney has turned the tables on the president and now is spending more on television advertising in the swing states. Buoyed by a 64% increase in his television spending (vs. only 2% for Obama) Romney is spending $22.4 million on ads in Florida, Virginia, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa and Nevada compared to $17.5 million for President Obama. In the previous week — and for several weeks before that — Obama had a spending edge. In the week of October 1st, Obama outspent Romney by $17.2 to $14.8 million. This...
  • Election Day Tactics Used By Hugo Chavez To Win (Beware: Obamanists Could Replicate in USA)

    10/11/2012 12:52:39 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 7 replies
    El Universal, Caracas, Venezuela (from original Spanish) ^ | 11 October 2012 | Runrunes (anti-Hugo Chavez Blogger)
    Granted it is rough English to understand, as it is machine translation from the mainstream, non-Chavez "El Universal" newspaper in Caracas, Venezuela today, but it gives the street level tactics the Socialist Community Organizers used in Venezuela to eek out a victory for Communist Hugo Chavez earlier this week. It is provided below in its entirety, with the link to the original Spanish.Of specific interest will be the tactical description of the "double wave" Chavez PSUV strategy on Election Day in polling zones they identified as somewhat sympathetic to the anti-Chavez democratic forces. Pay close attention because these tactics...
  • MILLER: Targeting Paul Ryan The GOP’s Second Amendment advocate stands up to the gun grabbers

    10/10/2012 9:20:55 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 10 October, 2012 | Emily Miller
    Paul Ryan faces Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate Thursday where guns could become one of the many hot topics discussed. The Wisconsin Republican congressman has recently become a lightning rod for attacks from gun grabbers who think the issue is their ticket to thwarting the Romney campaign’s growing momentum in the polls. Consider the local ABC affiliate in Michigan that ambushed Mr. Ryan on Monday. Reporter Terry Camp used his one-on-one time with the GOP vice presidential candidate to ask — twice — whether the country has a gun problem. Mr. Ryan replied that the nation has a...
  • Original 1972 Biden campaign material

    10/09/2012 4:09:48 PM PDT · by BigDaddyTX · 21 replies
    Have fun! Biden1a.jpg http://i35.tinypic.com/1zp1ojc.jpg Biden1b.jpg http://i37.tinypic.com/300xgmq.jpg Biden2.jpg http://i48.tinypic.com/1269y7c.jpg Biden3a.jpg http://i36.tinypic.com/t8p6dt.jpg Biden3b.jpg http://i36.tinypic.com/2cgzdpv.jpg Biden4a.jpg http://i35.tinypic.com/29p84ya.jpg Biden4b.jpg http://i35.tinypic.com/2u43q0j.jpg
  • Report: Shake-Up in Works at Obama Campaign Headquarters (Big Bird, "No comment."

    10/09/2012 1:59:19 PM PDT · by Snuph · 29 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | OCT 9, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    "I'm hearing chatter that there's maybe some people from the last campaign that's maybe going to get a little more involved," said Todd.
  • AP publishes unflattering pic of Romney bending over

    10/09/2012 10:22:49 AM PDT · by Sopater · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 09, 2012
    It was a news photo that, as Gawker quipped, was "ripe for captioning." A pic of Mitt Romney bending over, while a seemingly astonished schoolgirl stands behind him, mouth agape. The photograph, posted Monday by The Associated Press for all to see, has since surged across the Internet. The candidate riding a wave of confidence from last week's debate performance was suddenly made, pardon, the butt of jokes. So was it a cheap shot? Tim Graham, media analysis director at the Media Research Center, says absolutely.
  • Report: Shake-Up in Works at Obama Campaign Headquarters

    10/09/2012 9:06:22 AM PDT · by TBBT · 81 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 10/9/2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    NBC's Chuck Todd reports: "I'm hearing chatter that there's maybe some people from the last campaign that's maybe going to get a little more involved," said Todd.
  • Corruption: Exposing Barack Obama’s Illegal Foreign Campaign Money Loophole

    10/08/2012 6:41:37 AM PDT · by Snuph · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 08, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    OFA isn’t run by amateurs and has a highly sophisticated online presence. OFA is known as the “gold standard” in online technology with a Facebook co-founder, veteran YouTube videographer and an award-winning CNN producer keeping everything running smoothly. Not to mention, the campaign obviously sees the benefits in using a CVV code to prevent fraud. After all, OFA uses a CVV security code for merchandise purchases. To purchase a sweatshirt or other item in the OFA store, a CVV code must be entered at check out, but the donation page does not require a credit card security code to be...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Harrington face final month of campaign ('No-debate Deb' - too glam?)

    10/07/2012 5:09:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Sun-Sentinal ^ | 10/07/12 | Kathleen Haughney
    Wasserman Schultz, Harrington face final month of campaignBy Kathleen Haughney, Tallahassee Bureau October 7, 2012 TALLAHASSEE - So what may lie ahead for South Florida's most visible woman politician? Four-term U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been talked about as a future House Speaker, a future governor, even a potential member of the Obama administration if it wins re-election. But, first the 46-year-old Weston resident must get past a determined restaurateur from Davie who is hoping to be the Republican who pierces the Democratic National Committee chair's armor. Karen Harrington, 48, who lost to Wasserman Schultz in 2010, is hoping...
  • Obama touts jobs report as he seeks to lift campaign

    10/06/2012 2:11:18 AM PDT · by granada · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sat Oct 6, 2012 3:44am EDT | Mark Felsenthal
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a drop in the U.S. jobless rate to the lowest level since he took office, saying the country had "come too far to turn back now," as he sought to recover from a lackluster debate performance against Republican challenger Mitt Romney. A decline in unemployment to 7.8 percent in September, announced just more than four weeks before Election Day, gave an unexpected shine to the most vulnerable part of Obama's record - his economic stewardship - and offered him a chance to reset his re-election bid. The rate dropped from 8.1 percent...
  • DEUTSCHE BANK: Here's One Way That Obama Campaign DID Juice The Jobs Data

    10/05/2012 3:30:43 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies
    TBI ^ | 10-5-2012 | Rob Wile
    DEUTSCHE BANK: Here's One Way That Obama Campaign DID Juice The Jobs Data Rob WileOctober 5, 2012 Today's drop in the unemployment rate had the conspiracy theorists accusing the Obama administration of massaging the numbers. But according to Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna, Obama's campaign may have played a role in the numbers. ...And so did Mitt Romney's. In his note summing up the week in economics, LaVorgna writes: we have observed a large rise in parttime employment, which arguably hints of the sort of temporary, part-time hiring that is often associated with political campaigns. In addition, we also observed a...
  • I was not calling Ryan out

    10/05/2012 3:04:24 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 20 replies
    Quad City Times ^ | 10/5/12 | Linda Morrison, Fulton
    I am the woman in the Green Bay Packer jacket at Rep. Paul Ryan’s rally in Clinton who asked him the question about specific plans to fix our economy. Needless to say, I was quite shocked to learn the Obama campaign seized my question, putting out the statement “Even Ryan can’t attend his own rally without being called out.” I was not calling Ryan out. I had the opportunity to ask a direct question to Paul Ryan and what I got was a complete direct answer with no spin. Even though 600 other people were attending, I felt Mr Ryan...
  • Biden: 'Yes, We Do' Want to Raise Taxes By a Trillion Dollars

    10/04/2012 1:21:39 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 22 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 4, 2012 | Daniel Halper
    Vice President Joe Biden, speaking earlier today in Iowa said, "Yes, we do" want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yc2zBmOmNE&feature=player_embedded"Obama and Biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. Guess what? Yes, we do," said Biden.
  • Obama Outspending Romney on TV

    10/01/2012 11:37:05 AM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 38 replies
    Dickmorris.com ^ | October 1, 2012 | Dick Morris
    For the week just ended, the Obama campaign outspent Romney by a significant margin in key swing states. In Iowa, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin, the Obama campaign spent $16.6 during the week of September 24th while Romney spent only $12.5 million.
  • Obama’s 1st Stop After the Debate is Wisconsin … I Guess it’s Not As Safe as the Polls Say

    09/29/2012 1:41:56 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Could be those union members have long memories after getting stiffed by a President who said he’d march the picket lines with them and then found himself too busy in every state around Wisconsin to stop in to support their recall efforts: President Barack Obama will hit the campaign trail following the Wednesday presidential debate, stumping in four states rated on the CNN Electoral Map as toss ups, according to schedules released by his campaign and the White House. On Thursday, Obama will hold an event in the debate host city – Denver - then continue on to Madison, Wisconsin,...
  • The Reality of 2011 Voter Turnout: The White Voter

    09/26/2012 9:02:06 PM PDT · by StandUpBucky · 8 replies
    Battleground Watch ^ | Backer | Keith
    The largest divergence among conservative and liberal polling critics this election is the debate over who will actually show up at the voting booth this November. Differences between the amounts of Democrats versus Republicans included in the poll are frequent. But embedded in each of these assumptions are questions on the racial make-up and how that varies from election to election. Democrats consistently talk about the “coalition of the ascendant” where the fastest growing segments of the population are minorities. As such they make up an ever-increasing segment of the voting population but also vote overwhelmingly in favor of Democrats....
  • Question---is it legal for a public library to be used as a campaign training center?

    09/25/2012 8:43:54 PM PDT · by Benjamin Harrison · 16 replies
    Tuesday Night Hoosier Team Volunteer Training Session! (Meeting) The Volunteer Team trainings that were announced last week are upon us!!! We held the first training session last night and we have three more this week! The trainings will be held: Tuesday August 12th, Wednesday August 13th, and Thursday August 14th at The Hussey-Mayfield Library from 7:00pm – 8:25pm in T
  • Has Romney Begun "Carpetbombing" Ads in the Swing States Yet?

    09/25/2012 6:49:47 PM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 70 replies
    Have R&R ramped up their attack?
  • Now it's Biden's wife making gaffes as she makes accidental X-rated joke about her husband

    09/24/2012 8:54:39 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 22, 2012 | Laura Cox
    Things went from bad to worse for Jill Biden on Friday after accidentally cracking a joke about her husband's manhood. Captured on video, this is the moment the Second Lady lost her cool at a New Hampshire campaign event, giggling like a schoolgirl as the crowd roared with delight. Passionately describing Mr Biden's work ethic she began: 'I've seen Joe up close,' making a wide motion with her hands, before blushing as she realised the innuendo she had just made. 'It's in my remarks, really,' she insisted. A wave of amused titters swept the audience, Mrs Biden allowing herself an...