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  • (NY) GOPers eye Donald Trump for governor run

    10/14/2013 7:30:12 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/14/13 | Frederic U Dicker
    Increasingly desperate New York Republicans, seeking the political equivalent of a Hail Mary pass, are trying to get Donald Trump to run against Gov. Cuomo next year…. They’re seeking to make the case that while Trump is only an apprentice politician, he’s the only Republican on the horizon who has the name recognition, guts and money to tell Cuomo, “You’re fired!” They’re also arguing that Trump could launch a 2016 presidential run — which he has clearly been eyeing with his criticisms of President Obama and Washington — by first winning the election for governor. So far, Trump, who only...
  • Scarborough Accuses Former Rep. Chris Cox Of 'Lying' As NRA Spokesman—But Gets Wrong Chris Cox

    04/18/2013 6:20:56 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Oh irony, oh hypocrisy! Joe Scarborough opened today's Morning Joe by singing the praises of NBC's Pete Williams for not jumping onto the story that other news outlets were reporting yesterday that an arrest had been made in the Boston Marathon bombing. Scarborough condemned journalists "far more interested in getting it first than getting it right." But mere minutes later, Scarborough accused former Republican congressman Chris Cox of "lying," in his role as NRA spokesman. Just one problen, as Scarborough had to admit later in the show: he had the wrong Chris Cox. Check back soon for the video.
  • Texas jury slaps $195 million penalty on TaxMasters, CEO Cox (files for bankruptcy)

    04/01/2012 4:44:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/30/12
    Texas jury slaps $195 million penalty on TaxMasters, CEO CoxReuters – Fri, Mar 30, 2012 (Reuters) - A Texas jury voted to slap $195 million in civil penalties on Friday against the tax advisory firm TaxMasters and its CEO Patrick Cox, who were accused by the state of defrauding consumers. Houston-based TaxMasters became a household name due to commercials featuring Cox, who promised consumers his firm could walk them through audits, settle tax disputes and recover property seized by the IRS. It gained more dubious recognition in 2010, when Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed a lawsuit saying some of...
  • GOP slugfest at center stage in race to replace Cox {CA 1st Senate District}

    10/28/2010 12:45:01 PM PDT · by SmithL
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 10/28/10 | Susan Ferriss
    In the blue state of California, a Republican stronghold east of Sacramento has been buffeted by a fierce GOP internal battle for hearts, minds and votes. The tempest is fueled by a dose of local tea party politics and pits three GOP rivals against one another – and a Democrat – who are all vying Nov. 2 for California's 1st Senate District. The Republican rivalry for the seat is testing whether one of them, termed-out Assemblyman Roger Niello, can survive what for many in the GOP is a cardinal sin: voting last year for tax increases to help close a...
  • Georgetown law professor: Health care lawsuit backed by Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has merit

    04/07/2010 7:42:38 AM PDT · by fightinJAG · 11 replies · 1,005+ views
    While several legal scholars have suggested it specious, a prominent constitutional law professor on Tuesday defended the lawsuit backed by Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox challenging the legality of recently-signed health care reform legislation. Cox last month joined more than a dozen other state attorneys general on a lawsuit filed in Florida that contends the federal government does not have the right to require health coverage and is violating the U.S. Constitution by forcing individual mandates in states without providing the resources to pay for it. “These claims are highly plausible. Whether they are ultimately successful at the Supreme Court...
  • Anyone Using Cox High Speed Internet in Phoenix area?

    02/18/2010 4:11:05 AM PST · by hsmomx3 · 5 replies · 324+ views
    It is taking several minutes for pages to appear and Yahoo, I cannot access at all. Anyone experiencing very slow internet service in the Phoenix area? They claim to have worked on the network overnight but whatever they did, made it worse. Dial up is better than this!
  • Dede Deja Vu?

    02/06/2010 8:07:30 AM PST · by Raquel · 2 replies · 245+ views
    Political Blog ^ | February 6, 2010 | Raquel Okyay
    Republicans across New York are practically salivating at the prospect of turning New York red at the Governor’s mansion, United States Senate, and at tons of state and local races from Broome to Queens County. It’s the kind of excitement that should raise the brow of New York’s Senator Chuck Schumer, former Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but the GOP need not worry, he’s one of those politicians so self absorbed that if he was playing right field he wouldn’t see a pop-up until it hit him in the face! Schumer is also plenty busy trying to secure...
  • Hopenchanging Republican Arkansas?

    08/09/2009 1:11:32 PM PDT · by KRyanJames · 7 replies · 545+ views
    The K. Ryan James Blog ^ | 9 Aug 2009 | Kenneth Ryan James
    Surfing around today, gleaning more reaction to Sen. Blanche Lincoln's remark that those showing up to protest the government takeover of their health care are somehow "un-American". While surfing, I came across the website of Tom Cox, one of the many Republican candidates thinking about running against Sen. Lincoln in 2010, to read his release on her gaffe. Once there, I noticed his new campaign logo on his much-improved website - which looks very familiar:
  • Georgia schools chief Cox files for bankruptcy [after winning $1 million on game show]

    11/25/2008 7:39:51 PM PST · by Huntress · 19 replies · 1,202+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 11/22/08 | Rhonda Cook
    One of Georgia’s top elected officials is feeling the pain of the housing industry slump in a very personal way. State Schools Superintendant Kathy Cox and her husband, a homebuilder, last week filed for personal bankruptcy, citing more $3.5 million in liabilities and less than $650,000 in assets, according to court documents. Most of the debt relates to John Cox’s business, Pebble Hill Homes, which he started in Fayetteville in 2001, the filing indicates. Kathy Cox, who makes about $125,000 a year, has no role in the business but is a co-signer on loans for it, a spokesman said. As...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 9-23-08

    09/23/2008 2:47:43 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 49 replies · 195+ views
    michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 9-23-08 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Fire When Ready ( President's authority to fire SEC commissioners. )

    09/19/2008 8:01:28 PM PDT · by kellynla · 3 replies · 156+ views
    weekly standard ^ | 09/19/2008 | Adam J. White
    AT A RALLY in Iowa on Thursday, John McCain said that Chris Cox, chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), should be fired. "Mismanagement and greed became the operating standard while regulators were asleep at the switch," McCain said. "The Chairman of the SEC serves at the appointment of the President and has betrayed the public's trust. If I were President today, I would fire him." Within hours, McCain's statement came under fire. His critics focused less on his assignment of blame than on his proposed remedy: as ABC's Jake Tapper put it, "the president does not have the power...
  • SEC Halts Short Selling of Financial Stocks to Protect Investors and Markets

    09/19/2008 2:38:17 AM PDT · by Fred · 41 replies · 198+ views
    SEC ^ | 091908 | SEC
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2008-211 Commission Also Takes Steps to Increase Market Transparency and Liquidity Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2008 — The Securities and Exchange Commission, acting in concert with the U.K. Financial Services Authority, today took temporary emergency action to prohibit short selling in financial companies to protect the integrity and quality of the securities market and strengthen investor confidence. The U.K. FSA took similar action yesterday. Additional Materials Link to companies* Emergency Order, Release No. 34-58592.pdf * Emergency Order, Release No. 34-58591.pdf * Emergency Order, Release No. 34-58588.pdf * Form SH * Form SH Instructions The Commission’s action will...
  • McCain calls for heads to roll for finance crisis (Obama attack dog Schumer responses)

    09/18/2008 12:50:09 PM PDT · by Fred · 40 replies · 193+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 091908 | Mosheh Oinounou
    CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - John McCain is fed up and not going to take it any more. At a Hawkeye State rally Thursday, he took his rhetoric up a notch and called for the firing of Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Chris Cox. “The Chairman of the SEC serves at the appointment of the President and in my view has betrayed the publics trust. If I were President today, I would fire him,” McCain said at the 5,000 person event, accusing the SEC of failing to adequately police the market. “(The SEC) kept in place trading rules that let speculators...
  • McCain Says Cox Should Be Fired As SEC Chief Amid 'Casino' Markets

    09/18/2008 10:44:10 AM PDT · by Fred · 56 replies · 373+ views
    WSJ ^ | 091809
    Republican presidential candidate John McCain, in remarks prepared for delivery Thursday, said he thought Christopher Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, should be dismissed. "The chairman of the SEC serves at the appointment of the president and has betrayed the public's trust," he was planning to say in Iowa, according to a text released in advance of the speech by his campaign. "If I were President today, I would fire him." In a speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sen. McCain said the SEC allowed abusive short-selling, or bearish bets on a company's stock, to turn "our markets into...
  • Study: Cox, Comcast Internet subscribers blocked

    05/15/2008 7:04:07 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 28 replies · 64+ views
    Excite News ^ | 15 May 2008 | PETER SVENSSON
    NEW YORK (AP) - Cox Communications appears to be interfering with file-sharing by its Internet subscribers in the same manner that has landed Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) in hot water with regulators, according to research obtained by The Associated Press. A study based on the participation of 8,175 Internet users around the world found conclusive signs of blocked file-sharing connections only at three Internet service providers: Comcast and Cox in the U.S. and StarHub in Singapore. Of the 788 Comcast subscribers who participated in the study, 491, or 62 percent, had their connections blocked. At Cox, 82 out of 151 subscribers,...
  • Cox, Girl Scouts work to fight hunger for holidays

    11/16/2007 4:21:34 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 122+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — If you notice a stagecoach parked in front of Safeway on Saturday, you may want to stop and check it out. The unusual looking vehicle — owned by Tim Cervantes of Cox Communications — is part of a food drive, with donations going to St. Vincent de Paul for its turkey box distribution, the Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving dinner and the Carmichael Family Resource Center. It’s part of a community service project that includes Cox employees and Girl Scout troops 217, 271 and 721. “Last Saturday was the first day of our drive,” Cevantes said. “We couldn’t believe...
  • John Cox, a conservative republican presidential candidate

    10/09/2007 8:05:16 AM PDT · by PhilCollins · 18 replies · 393+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Oct. 9, 2007 | Bob Unruh
    WND: How would you like to direct the campaign? Cox: I have a lot of things to say, and I have a record of business success as a chief executive. I've been very involved in my community. I've been very involved in the Republican Party, and I didn't seek to be included in these debates by the major networks without doing some work myself. I started 18 months ago, traveling all throughout every single county in Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire, speaking to Republican groups, visiting small towns, talking to Rotary and Kiwanis and all these other kinds of...
  • Coverage of John Cox campaign

    10/08/2007 1:05:49 PM PDT · by PhilCollins · 6 replies · 191+ views
    John Cox campaign | Oct. 8, 2007 | John Cox
    Here is an op-ed, by John Cox, a conservative republican presidential candidate, about his not being covered by many reporters. In the Texas Straw Poll, in Sept., he received more votes than Sen. McCain, Sen. Brownback, and Rep. Tancredo. His website is www.cox2008.com. Phil Collins News item: Paris Hilton announces for President and NBC invites her to next debate of presidential candidates. Is this what we want for the selection of our political leadership? The President of the United States is the most important post not only in our country, but the world. The leadership of the world's largest economy,...
  • Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6–Ft Lauderdale, FL 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread

    09/17/2007 3:30:35 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 809 replies · 1,191+ views
    Republican Presidential Candidate Debate #6 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 09/17/07 - Official Discussion Thread The debate will focus on issues of special concern to social and religious conservatives who brand themselves "values voters." The candidates will begin arriving here mid-afternoon, and the debate kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. It will be streamed live via the Internet at ValuesVoterDebate.com and the website for the American Family Association. It is also reported to be telecast on Sky Angel's Angel One channel & Dish Network channel #262. Moderated by Joseph Farah, editor of WorldNetDaily Candidates participating Sam Brownback John Cox Mike...
  • Want Reagan? Try John Cox

    05/17/2007 8:29:46 AM PDT · by PhilCollins · 26 replies · 610+ views
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | May 14, 2007 | Paul Bedard
    Want Reagan? Try John Cox Republican voters dissatisfied with the current crop of Reagan wannabes ought to check out the only GOP candidate barred from this week's South Carolina debate hosted by Fox: John Cox. That's because while the other candidates used the first debate to claim they were closest to Reagan, Cox tells us he's the real McCoy. "Ronald Reagan was from Illinois, and I'm from Illinois, too." And it doesn't end there: Cox, a lawyer-businessman who was also chairman of the Cook County Republicans, hates taxes and wants major reform and elimination of the IRS. "I'm a manager,"...
  • Cox vs. Fox: John Cox sues Fox News for exclusion from debate

    05/10/2007 11:37:53 AM PDT · by sdnet · 15 replies · 574+ views
    SmallGovTimes.com ^ | May 10th, 2007 | SGT News, SmallGovTimes.com
    Small government presidential candidate John Cox (Web site) has filed a lawsuit against the Fox News Channel after intentionally being excluded from the Fox-sponsored GOP debate scheduled for May 15, 2007 in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Republicans must start acting like Republicans

    03/06/2007 7:37:32 AM PST · by sdnet · 29 replies · 720+ views
    SmallGovTimes.com ^ | March 6th, 2007 | John Cox
    EDITORIAL - In late 2006, America spoke, and it rejected Republican control of Congress. That rejection has also been felt in many statehouses and state legislatures in the nation. Now it is time for our party to return to its principles, find its soul, and rebuild itself again. Republicans must once again act like Republicans. The election disaster for the Republican Party can be laid squarely at the feet of party insiders and career politicians who had grown comfortable, lazy, and even corrupt, while serving in Congress. To be blunt, the Republican Congress let conservatives down.
  • Cox: SEC investigating over 100 firms for backdating

    09/07/2006 12:46:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies · 637+ views
    EE Times | 09/07/2006 | Dylan McGrath
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Christopher Cox told a Senate panel his agency is currently investigating more than 100 companies for possible fraudulent reporting of stock option grants. The total is 25 percent more than the the agency said it was probing a month ago. "The companies are located throughout the country, and include Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller [companies]," Cox told the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday. "They span multiple industry sectors." Cox told reporters in San Francisco on July 20 when he announce the indictment of former Brocade Communications Systems Inc. executives in connection...
  • Gov. Ehrlich Chooses Running Mate

    06/28/2006 2:42:21 PM PDT · by sitetest · 163 replies · 1,488+ views
    WTOP on-line ^ | June 28, 2006 | no byline
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich has chosen a running mate, WTOP Political Analyst Mark Plotkin has learned. Ehrlich will choose Kristen Cox, the current Secretary of the Department of Disabilities, as his lieutenant governor. Cox, who is almost completely blind, will be named by the governor in Annapolis on Thursday. Cox, 36, served in the Bush administration in the Department of Education in 2001. She lives in Towson with her husband and two sons. Incumbent Lt. Governor Michael Steele is currently running for U.S. Senate. Ehrlich and Cox will face Democrats Martin O'Malley and Anthony Brown in the November...
  • Gay boycott could hurt Cox in primary

    05/28/2006 11:15:30 PM PDT · by tlb · 36 replies · 792+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 05/29/06 | JIM THARPE
    Many of Georgia's gay voters — a group that political experts believe could be decisive in a close Democratic primary — plan to boycott the July 18 gubernatorial contest between Secretary of State Cathy Cox and Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor. That could spell big trouble for Cox, who was thought to be the favorite of metro Atlanta's large and politically active gay and lesbian communities. Gays and lesbians, who are concentrated in Fulton and DeKalb counties, are furious at Cox, for what they call a "flip-flop" on the gay marriage issue. Two years ago Cox blasted the Republican-authored constitutional gay-marriage...
  • Georgia Governor: Perdue Lead Shrinks

    04/01/2006 1:42:51 AM PST · by NapkinUser · 5 replies · 424+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | March 15, 2006
    March 26, 2006--In the race for the governor's mansion, Republican Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue still leads in projected match-ups with Democrats Secretary of State Cathy Cox and Lt. Governor Mark Taylor. But the latest Rasmussen Reports survey finds that both Democrats have gained ground compared to polls conducted earlier in the year. Perdue leads Cox 49% to 41% and leads Taylor 51% to 41%. A month ago, he led both Democrats by 20 points. He also held a double digit lead against both Democrats in January. Perdue, the state's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, remains a well-liked chief executive, viewed...
  • Cable industry disputes FCC's findings on pricing

    03/16/2006 7:52:23 AM PST · by Wolfie · 46 replies · 813+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | March 16, 2006
    Cable industry disputes FCC's findings on pricing NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The cable industry joined forces with Walt Disney Co. (DIS) Wednesday to point out flaws in a recent Federal Communications Commission study that concluded it would be beneficial for consumers to pick and pay for channels separately. The companies released findings from two separate studies, both of which said consumers would be worse off by following the FCC's recommendation. The FCC concluded last month that viewers' bills could decline by as much as 13% if they were allowed to pick their own channels, reversing the agency's earlier view under...
  • Governor Perdue Keeps High Numbers in Georgia

    03/11/2006 8:44:36 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 3 replies · 293+ views
    Angus-Reid ^ | 3/10/06
    Angus Reid Global Scan) – Public support for Sonny Perdue remains high in the Peach State, according to a poll by Strategic Vision. 58 per cent of respondents in Georgia approve of their governor’s performance, down one point since January. Perdue—a Republican—has acted as Georgia’s governor since January 2003. The former state senator defeated Democrat incumbent Roy Barnes in the November 2002 election with 52 per cent of the vote, becoming the first GOP member to head the state’s government in 130 years. Earlier this month, the General Assembly passed a bill that establishes a $3 million U.S. grant program...
  • (Friendswood, TX) City Manager to Resign

    01/27/2006 11:59:58 AM PST · by anymouse · 4 replies · 358+ views
    Galveston Daily News ^ | January 26, 2006 | Mason Lerner
    The longest-tenured city manager in Galveston County is resigning. Friendswood officials confirmed Wednesday that Ronald Cox would step down in April after years on the job. Cox met Friendswood Mayor Kimball Brizendine last week to inform him of his plan to resign. “It was a surprise to all of us,” said Brizendine. “We’ve been blessed to have had him for the last 15 years.” Cox shared the news with the city council in an executive session Monday and his resignation was announced to city employees Tuesday. The mayor said Cox would pursue opportunities as a private consultant for cities across...
  • Lawyer Says He Won't Run for Clinton's Seat

    01/26/2006 8:36:47 PM PST · by neverdem · 37 replies · 687+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 27, 2006 | JENNIFER MEDINA
    ALBANY, Jan 26 — Edward F. Cox, a Manhattan lawyer and a son-in-law of President Richard M. Nixon, declared Thursday that he would not run for the Senate this year, even though Republicans had been courting him anew to challenge Hillary Rodham Clinton. The announcement from Mr. Cox ended the prospect of a dynastic clash pitting Mrs. Clinton, a former first lady, against Mr. Cox, who is married to Mr. Nixon's daughter, Tricia. In a statement, Mr. Cox said that "after careful consideration of the circumstances and conditions as they exist surrounding the race, including the now shortened time frame...
  • Lawyer Who Dropped Out of (NY)Senate Race May Drop Back In (Ed Cox)

    01/21/2006 10:17:10 PM PST · by Howlin · 10 replies · 590+ views
    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/21/nyregion/21cox.html ^ | January 21, 2006 | PATRICK D. HEALY
    Edward F. Cox, a Manhattan lawyer who dropped out of the Senate race against Hillary Rodham Clinton last fall, broke his silence about the 2006 campaign and yesterday signaled for the first time that he would consider re-entering the race. But Mr. Cox, a Republican who is a son-in-law of President Richard M. Nixon, said that his remarks, which were reported yesterday by The Associated Press, were made casually. He said no notes were taken, and that he considered the conversation to be off the record. The A.P. reporter declined to comment. Mr. Cox was quoted as saying that he...
  • Prosecutor: No Charges In Alleged Fieger-Cox Blackmail Case

    11/16/2005 6:31:30 AM PST · by Yo-Yo · 19 replies · 620+ views
    Prosecutor: No Charges In Alleged Fieger-Cox Blackmail Case Oakland Prosecutor Says Feiger, O'Brien 'Shouldn't Gloat' POSTED: 2:07 pm EST November 15, 2005 UPDATED: 6:05 pm EST November 15, 2005 PONTIAC, Mich. -- The Oakland County prosecutor said no charges will be brought in an alleged plot to blackmail Michigan's attorney general by threatening to expose an extramarital affair. At issue were charges of extortion or obstruction of justice in a case involving Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox and trial attorney Geoffrey Fieger. "I believe there was a conspiracy involved somehow, but I cannot meet my burden of proof," said David...
  • Chicago's Guillen wins AL manager of the year, Atlanta's Cox takes NL nod

    11/09/2005 12:49:53 PM PST · by NapkinUser · 11 replies · 400+ views
    Canada.com ^ | 11/09/2005 | Mike Fitzpatrick (AP)
    NEW YORK (AP) - Ozzie Guillen of the World Series champion Chicago White Sox was voted AL Manager of the Year, and Atlanta's Bobby Cox won the NL award for the second straight year Wednesday after leading the rookie-laden Braves to yet another division title. Guillen received 17 first-place votes, five seconds and five thirds for 105 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Eric Wedge of the Cleveland Indians was the runner-up with six first-place votes and 71 points, while Joe Torre of the New York Yankees finished third with 43 points. Toronto Blue Jays manager...
  • Quin Hillyer: Cox for SCOTUS

    10/28/2005 6:51:30 AM PDT · by Hadean · 12 replies · 561+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Oct 27, 2005 | Quin Hillyer
    Now that President George W. Bush has another chance to nominate an undeniably superb candidate for the Supreme Court, he has a encouragingly deep bench from which to choose. The deserving names are by now familiar: Alito, Luttig, Jones, Batchelder, Sykes, Brown, Pryor (if only!), Olson..... the list goes on. But for both short-term considerations and for decades of principled, textualist jurisprudence, the best choice the White House could make right now would be Christopher Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and former longtime member of the House Republican leadership. Cox, 53, is conservative, brilliant, well-liked on Capitol...
  • Peering into Pirro

    10/11/2005 1:30:07 PM PDT · by nycfree · 8 replies · 581+ views
    The Hotline ^ | 10/11/05 | Hotline
    NEW YORK: Peering Into Pirro Ex-Westchester DA Jeanine Pirro's (R) political career began at the age of 35, when she "was at New York City's fabled Waldorf-Astoria Hotel announcing her bid" for LG. "But that was as far as she got. Two days after entering the race, allegations that her husband was tied to organized crime forced her to quit rather than reveal his list of clients." 20 years later, she returned to the same hotel to announce a run against Sen. Hillary Clinton (D), and, yet, still remains "dogged by her husband's misdeeds. In recent years, the public has...
  • Jim Gilchrist - Campbell Debate on John and Ken

    10/04/2005 11:10:51 AM PDT · by occutegirl · 47 replies · 1,059+ views
    No mistake, we OWNED that debate. The Republicans had about 35 interns and young staffers flown in from Washington D.C. to cheer for Campbell. John and Ken were not amused. As they pointed out, the paid “political hacks” were inside watching the show while the John and Ken audience was stuck waiting in line outside. Most of them were tossed out. There were a few Campbell supporters waiting in line but they ditched their signs and left. Campbell snuck in though the back. Jim came in through the front, shaking hand with the people in line, and taking pictures. People...
  • John and Ken Host Gilchrist - Campbell Debate, Live in the OC

    09/27/2005 6:15:06 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 13 replies · 512+ views
    John & Ken LIVE! Posted by The John and Ken Show @ 3:51 pm JOHN & KEN BROADCAST LIVE IN THE OC Join John & Ken, Monday, Oct 3 from 3-7pm at the Ayres Hotel in Laguna Woods. The day after the broadcast is the Special Primary Election for the 48th district of California – the election to replace Chris Cox in congress. We’ll have two of the top candidates, State Senator John Campbell and Co-Founder of the Minuteman Project, Jim Gilchrist. They’ll debate and take your questions. Also we will have the California Border Police petitions for you to...
  • Fraud, What Fraud? Voter Oddities in Georgia

    09/17/2005 11:08:11 AM PDT · by louissafir · 1 replies · 287+ views
    William John Hagan (Columnist) ^ | 09/17/2005 | William John Hagan
    Fraud, What Fraud? Voter Oddities in Georgia By William John Hagan Houston Home Journal Warner Robins, GA Personally, I was relieved when Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox stated that, “I cannot recall one documented case of voter fraud during my tenure as Secretary of State.” Never again would I have to have my vote canceled out by a constituent who, long ago, had gone to his grave or, better yet, had never existed. Cathy Cox’s representations were not only assuring, they offered hope that the long anticipated demise of our democratic system has been “greatly exaggerated.” My relief was...
  • Lawsuit filed on ballot description (Jim Gilchrist)

    08/31/2005 6:11:23 AM PDT · by Ladycalif · 10 replies · 353+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | Wednesday, August 31, 2005 | Dena Buris
    Lawsuit filed on ballot description Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist said Tuesday that he filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Bruce McPherson and Orange County Registrar of Voters Steve Rodermund for refusing to print the group under his name on the 48th District special-election ballot. The suit was filed in Sacramento County Superior Court. McPherson disallowed the ballot designation, saying state law bans anything commercial from being under a candidate's name. Gilchrist, an American Independent Party candidate, said leading that group is his "vocation" and should be allowed. The secretary also ruled that Republican candidate Ed Suppe could not...
  • Party switch gives Republicans a boost (Oregon)

    08/25/2005 2:56:14 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 19 replies · 787+ views
    Katu2.c0m ^ | 8/25/05
    PORTLAND, Ore. - Libertarian Tom Cox has joined the GOP, after being tagged as a spoiler in at least two previous elections. Cox ran for governor in 2002, and got more votes than Democratic Governor Ted Kulongoski's margin of victory. Some Republican had charged that Cox's candidacy cost their candidate - former state legislator Kevin Mannix - the race. Mannix is preparing for a rematch against Kulongoski in next year's gubernatorial race. He said Cox is a welcome addition to the Republican party. Cox hinted that he may even support his former opponent in the 2006 race for governor, saying...
  • NY Senate - Spencer questions Ed Cox Terror Lies

    08/24/2005 8:41:29 AM PDT · by nycfree · 4 replies · 411+ views
    Spencer for Senate ^ | 8/23/05 | Spencer for Senate
    For immediate release COX CAMPAIGN LYING ABOUT HIS LAW FIRM’S EFFORTS TO SUPPORT TERRORISTS YONKERS, NY---Ed Cox’s campaign is lying about his law firm’s legal support of two suspected Al Qaeda terrorists. Ed Cox’s law firm filed briefs in support of Al Qaeda dirty bomb terrorist Jose Padilla and American Taliban terrorist Yasir Hamdi according to Human Rights First, a pro-choice, pro-Palestinian advocacy group. The advocacy group even awarded Cox’s law firm for their work. “The firm of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler has successfully written incisive Supreme Court amicus briefs filed on behalf of former federal judges and attorneys...
  • Sheehan: Show of Grief(humor?)

    08/15/2005 11:27:31 AM PDT · by ocr1 · 22 replies · 1,709+ views
    http://www.coxandforkum.com/ ^ | 8-14-05 | Cox&Forkum
  • Err America(HUMOR)

    08/12/2005 11:12:41 AM PDT · by ocr1 · 3 replies · 1,081+ views
  • CBS News: Hillary lucks out.

    08/11/2005 9:17:22 PM PDT · by nycfree · 62 replies · 2,105+ views
    CBS News ^ | 8/10/05 | John Nichols
    Hillary Lucks Out August 10, 2005 This column was written by John Nichols. New York Senator Hillary Clinton has always looked like a good bet to win re-election in 2006 -- probably by a margin wide enough to jumpstart the 2008 presidential campaign that many Democrats want the former First Lady to make. With the decision of Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro to seek the Republican nomination to challenge her, however, Clinton's fortunes have taken a dramatic turn for the better. Pirro, a hyper-ambitious publicity hound who frequently turns up on the Fox News Channel as a "legal affairs"...
  • NYP: PIRRO'S CHALLENGE (TO HILLARY) - Pirro's charismatic. Articulate. Tough.

    08/09/2005 5:21:48 AM PDT · by OESY · 84 replies · 1,603+ views
    New York Post ^ | August 9, 2005 | Editorial
    ...Pirro joins two other Republicans— attorney Ed Cox, son-in-law of the late President Richard Nixon, and former Yonkers Mayor John Spencer— who already have formed exploratory committees.... At the outset, Pirro makes an important point: Clinton has her eyes set on the White House in 2008. If she retains her seat next year, she's likely to give short shrift to that job while campaigning for president the following two years. And if she wins the presidency, New Yorkers will lose her as their senator. These are not necessarily disqualifying prospects. But New Yorkers should be aware of the risks before...
  • Ed Cox Plans Run For Senate

    08/08/2005 4:55:06 PM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 14 replies · 513+ views
    Nixon Library ^ | June 30, 2005 | Patrick D. Healy
    Senate Hopeful Casts Clinton as a Carpetbagger (Again) By PATRICK D. HEALY Ed Cox, a Republican planning to challenge Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton next year, yesterday revived the charge that Mrs. Clinton was not a real New Yorker and said she was more preoccupied with running for president than with serving the state in the Senate. In remarks to supporters and then at his first news conference with reporters, Mr. Cox offered himself as a meat-and-potatoes conservative who would help New York by being a member of the party in power in the White House and Congress. "We need a...
  • Wall Street Journal calls Rogan "Still an All-Star"

    06/20/2005 12:39:08 PM PDT · by PDR · 5 replies · 443+ views
    OpinionJournal's Political ^ | June 20, 2005 | Wall Street JournaL
    Rogan's Run? Former California Congressman Jim Rogan has been happily working as a lawyer in Yorba Linda, California. Sales of his autobiography, detailing his rise to success from his roots as the juvenile delinquent son of a welfare mom, are going briskly. He still gets fan letters from people who recall how his service as a House impeachment manager in 1999 led to his defeat for re-election the next year. Lately those fans have been urging him to run for the Orange County House seat likely to be vacated when Rep. Chris Cox moves up to become chairman of the...
  • Rogan Stays Out of Race for Cox's Post (CA-48)

    06/19/2005 10:19:31 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 8 replies · 385+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 6/19/05 | Jean O. Pasco
    Call it the incredible shrinking campaign. Over the last two weeks, more potential candidates have bowed out than jumped at the chance of succeeding Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach), nominated this month by President Bush to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. Just days after the Free Enterprise Fund, a conservative fundraising group in Washington, launched a campaign to draft James Rogan, the former congressman from Glendale said Friday that he was flattered but wasn't in the running. "I don't anticipate being a candidate, barring some unforeseen event," said Rogan, who also served as undersecretary of commerce during Bush's first...
  • Online petition urging Rogan to run for Congress when Cox steps down

    06/18/2005 6:22:39 AM PDT · by PDR · 8 replies · 456+ views
    Free Enterprise Fund PAC ^ | June 18, 2006 | PDR
    The Free Enterprise Fund PAC is running an online petition urging ex-U.S. Rep. Jim Rogan to enter the race for Chris Cox's seat in Congress. Add your name! Let Jim know you support the idea.
  • Jerked Around (How Howie discombobulates Dems. Plus: Boxer's negative file on Cox.)

    06/13/2005 1:46:38 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 829+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 6/13/2005 | The Prowler
    STIFLE YOURSELF Democratic Party chairman Howard Dean traveled to Capitol Hill on Thursday for what amounted to a visit to the political woodshed. Meeting with Senate Democrats, Dean was essentially told to hire a couple of speechwriters and stick to a script. Dean had been invited to the meeting before his last public embarrassment, when he claimed the Republican Party was nothing more than a bunch of Christian, white males, and while he expected some kind of a tongue lashing from his Democratic colleagues, he also had come prepared to lecture them on party communication and coordination. "He hasn't been...