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  • Top Ten Casualties in Obama’s Wars—To Whom He Won’t Apologize

    06/11/2014 8:52:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | June 11, 2014 | John Ransom
    10) In six short years as president, Obama has taken the Democratic Party from the One to done. While it’s way too early to write off the party even for 2014, the wounds created by supporting this colossal bozo will be even longer to heal than the wounds inflicted by Jimmy Carter. Obama said way more then he knows when he admitted that the problem is he’s president not emperor. 9) Remember when the Fawning News Media said that comedians would have a tough time making fun of Obama because he was so serious, so perfect, so black? Well the...
  • Bergdahl Confirms Obama and the Dems as the Damnedest Fools

    06/09/2014 4:10:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | June 9, 2014 | John Ransom
    So it comes to this: After all that has been said about Barack Obama, in the end there is very little to say. You are either willing to overlook Barack Obama’s foibles and foolishness; or you aren’t. We we're right, you were wrong. You can either admit or you can't. There is no middle ground. There is no saying for example “Well he’s kind of new in the job,” or “This is an example of one bad apple in his Cabinet,” or “The president didn’t know about it.” Going into his second term, you either knew what we had...
  • Jared Polis — a pro-pot, video-game playing congressman — tries to win over his party

    05/28/2014 11:33:02 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 27, 2014 | Ben Terris
    Rep. Jared Polis will gladly visit a marijuana dispensary in his home state of Colorado. He’ll stand in a fluorescent-lit room with hundreds of skunky plants, discuss the different types of high someone gets from Willie’s Wonder versus Super Lemon Haze (one’s a “creative upper,” the other “uplifting and euphoric”) and ruminate on the local ban on edibles. Just don’t try to take his picture in the grow room. “It’s like, that could go viral,” Polis says, leaving Choice Organics in Fort Collins. “I don’t shy away from the issue; we talk about it, whatever. But the problem is, we...
  • White People Be Playing the Race Card

    05/22/2014 4:32:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | May 22, 2014 | Larry Provost
    I'm old enough to remember when only black people called black people "Uncle Tom." Democrats, however, long expanded the category of who can play the race card and on whom. Call them equal opportunity race-card players. As with black race-card hustlers -- say the Revs. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton or any given host on MSNB-Hee-Haw -- white race-card players label others "racist" for the crime of disagreement. As with black race-card hustlers, white race-card hustlers need not name names when accusing someone of "racism." And, as with black race-card hustlers, the mainscream media will not bother to ask the...
  • ‘Where’s the eyewash station?’: Brace yourselves for this Debbie Wasserman Schultz selfie [pic]

    05/15/2014 1:47:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 106 replies
    twitchy ^ | 5/15/14 | staff
    ....Here at Twitchy, we’ve seen a lot of disturbing stuff. But we’re not sure anything could’ve prepared us for this: We … we can’t even.
  • Guns Don’t Cause Gang Violence – Democrats Do

    05/05/2014 9:51:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | May 5, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Between Friday night, and Sunday evening, 28 people had been shot in Rahm Emanuel’s gun control utopia (Chicago). Which, unbelievably, shows an improvement over the previous weekend, which tacked on more than 40 gunshot victims to the city’s climbing statistics. And, heck, with the CPD’s recent scandal surrounding how they classify various crimes, it almost makes you wonder if these numbers are more “ballpark” figures than actual stats. It would be easy to begin writing an article aimed at the abject failure of gun control. But, truthfully, Chicago’s failure goes far deeper than misguided (Bloomberg approved) regulation schemes. Since the...
  • Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'

    04/22/2014 7:53:25 AM PDT · by topher · 16 replies ^ | April 22, 2014 | Fox News
    A Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland is defending comments he made Monday in which he suggested his opponent, an Iraq war veteran, was not up to the task of a “real job.” Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans’ group after he made the comments about his opponent for the Democratic nomination, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, at an event held by the Tech Council of Maryland.
  • Helping the Democrats Avoid the Victims

    04/16/2014 4:12:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | April 16, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    For a moment, imagine yourself back in 2006, at the height of liberal aggression about the "imperial hubris" of George W. Bush in the war on terror. The left's contempt for this man was rampant. Liberals savaged him for turning the world against this country. Keith Olbermann announced "the beginning of the end of America." Now imagine, in that milieu, if during the Bush administration, we'd witnessed a mass shooting by an Islamist at Fort Hood. Or a terrorist bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Or a deadly terrorist attack on a consulate in Libya. Would liberals...
  • Georgia high court disbars former Congresswoman Majette

    03/29/2014 8:29:55 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 34 replies
    AJC ^ | March 28, 2014 | Rhonda Cook
    The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred former Georgia Congresswoman Denise Majette, finding she overbilled clients and misled the court about how much she was owed in fees. *** DeKalb County voters elected Majette to Congress in 2002 after she defeated then-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic primary. She resigned after one term to run for the U.S. Senate and lost to Republican Johnny Isakson in the general election in 2004. In 2008, she sought office again but lost her bid to unseat state School Superintendent Kathy Cox.
  • Christie faces political fallout over traffic jam

    01/09/2014 7:10:06 AM PST · by topher · 44 replies
    Yahoo News (AP) ^ | 9-January-2014 | Associated Press By ANGELA DELLI SANTI and STEVE PEOPLES
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a news conference for Thursday, one day after emails and text messages revealed his administration may have closed highway lanes to exact political retribution. Related Stories Messages link NJ governor's aide to lane closures Associated Press Messages tie Christie aide to NJ traffic jam Associated Press N.J. Governor Christie says misled by staff in bridge scandal Reuters Bridge-Spat Emails Pose Questions For Christie The Wall Street Journal Chris Christie traffic scandal: An end to presidential plans? Christian Science Monitor There was likely to be fallout for the second time...
  • Wisconsin protesters give Nazi Salute at Xmas tree lighting

    12/02/2011 4:30:23 PM PST · by madameguinot · 19 replies
    Youtube video of Scott Walker do official Xmas tree lighting at the capitol. Two in the audience prominently give a 'Nazi' salute as he is introduced.
  • Miami Media Finally Run Debbie Wassermann News! (Talking About Giffords)

    06/13/2011 4:14:45 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 6 replies ^ | 6/13/11 | Recovering_Democrat
    Debbie Wassermann has been making an ass of herself for WEEKS in the national press....but Miami "news" outlets haven't been showing her idiocy. FINALLY today, anyone wondering where DWS has gone saw some "coverage" of the chair of the Democrat Party. What news did the Democrat poodle for Obama make? She spoke about wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, of course! She also flip flopped on the Weiner issue.
  • Disgraced attorney owes $15 million to teenager he raped

    05/25/2011 8:22:22 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 38 replies
    mpls star tribune ^ | 5-24-11 | ABBY SIMONS
    Disgraced former attorney Aaron Biber, imprisoned for raping a 15-year-old friend of his son, has been ordered to pay $15 million to a trust in the teen's name for acts a judge deemed "utterly intolerable to the civilized community." Hennepin County District Judge Denise Reilly ordered Biber, 48, formerly of Shoreview, to pay $10 million in punitive damages and $5 million for assault, battery and emotional distress inflicted on the teen, leading up to and including the October 2009 assault. Attorney Michael Schwartz, trustee for the teen, said he and other attorneys will immediately work toward collecting on the civil...
  • Huntsman Calls for Civility During New Hampshire Speech

    05/22/2011 7:35:09 AM PDT · by libstripper · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2011 | Carl Cameron
    2012 White House hopeful Jon Huntsman made a plea for civility for the second day in a row during his five day opening campaign swing through New Hampshire, home of the leadoff primary next year. This time the former two-term Utah governor took aim at those in Washington negotiating over how to deal with the nation's $14 trillion federal debt in his commencement address to graduates of Southern New Hampshire University. Four years ago then-candidate Barack Obama did the same.
  • Terri Lynn Land considering 2012 Senate run; Pete Hoekstra will not run

    04/17/2011 3:22:01 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 13 replies
    The Grand Rapids Press ^ | April 15, 2011 | John Agar
    Former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land will spend the next couple of weeks considering a 2012 challenge to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing. The Byron Center Republican, speaking today after former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra announced he would not seek the position, said: “I'm truly, deeply concerned about the overspending in Washington, D.C., and what that means for our children and grandchildren. I'm going to spend the next couple of weeks seriously looking at this.” She said Hoekstra, R-Holland, obviously would have been a strong candidate. “Pete Hoekstra was a great congressman and he would have made an excellent...
  • Democrat Rep. Patrick Murphy Faces Angry Constituents Asking for a”Real Town Hall Meeting”

    05/25/2010 7:27:59 PM PDT · by randita · 20 replies · 1,077+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | 5/25/10 | Freedom's Lighthouse
    Another Democrat coward exposed for hiding from constituents. Patrick Murphy confronted by his constituents AND Mike Fitzpatrick
  • Breaking - jurors reported they have reached a verdict on 3 of 4 charges in Palin hacking trial

    04/29/2010 12:07:13 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 243 replies · 8,612+ views
    knoxville news ^ | April 29, 2010 | Jim Balloch
    KNOXVILLE - Federal court jurors reported today they have reached a verdict on three of four charges against former University of Tennessee student David C. Kernell, accused of illegally accessing the private e-mail account of 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. But they also reported they are deadlocked on the first count, a charge of identity theft. Without asking what their verdict is on the other counts, U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Phillips sent them back to the jury room to continue deliberating the first count. In their written communication to the judge this afternoon, the jurors said: "Some...
  • Rousing welcome home for Traficant

    09/07/2009 9:40:22 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 46 replies · 3,200+ views
    (CNN) — Former Rep. James Traficant had a triumphant homecoming Sunday night, his first public appearance since being released from federal prison, a local paper reports. The Youngstown Vindicator said Monday a supporter-organized welcome home dinner for the former Democratic congressman, which drew the capacity crowd of roughly 1,200 Sunday, included performances by an Elvis impersonator and a polka band, as well as a speech from Traficant himself. The newspaper reported that Traficant was defiant, telling listeners that he'd "been hounded by some government people for a long time" and that the government "had to cheat to convict me."
  • Why I Voted Democrat

    05/25/2009 8:10:00 PM PDT · by KLT · 35 replies · 1,613+ views
    5/09 | Unknown
    I voted Democrat because I love the fact that I can now marry whatever I want. I've decided to marry my horse. I voted Democrat because I believe oil companies' profits of 4% on a gallon of gas are obscene but the government taxing the same gallon of gas at 15% isn't. I voted Democrat because I believe the government will do a better job of spending the money I earn than I would. I voted Democrat because freedom of speech is fine as long as nobody is offended by it. I voted Democrat because when we pull out of...
  • For Sale: A Lunch Date with Astronaut John Glenn

    04/12/2009 11:23:45 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 30 replies · 1,350+ views ^ | 9 April 2009, 6:51 pm ET | Staff
    Famed Mercury astronaut John Glenn has an open seat at his lunch table, provided you're willing to foot the bill. Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, is offering an afternoon lunch as part of a charity auction for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which is raising college scholarship funds for aspiring engineers and scientists. It was 50 years ago today that NASA unveiled Glenn and the six other Mercury astronauts - the country's first spaceflyers - to the world in a frenzied press conference that made the seven men instant national heroes. On that April 9 in 1959, Glenn...
  • My interview of a former CIA operative : "Democrats see CIA as a political ally"

    12/09/2008 12:20:33 PM PST · by drzz · 9 replies · 1,152+ views
    READ THE INTERVIEW ^ | 12 09 2008 | drzz
    My interview ("le blog drzz", a French conservative website) of Ishmael Jones, former CIA operative in the National Clandestine Service (1987-2005). "I’m concerned that the Democrats view the CIA as a political ally and are not aware of the danger we face from poor intelligence. The CIA provided Democrats with plentiful anti-Bush information during the Bush years, and nearly cut down President Bush with the Plame incident and the Iraq WMD controversies." READ THE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW (see link). Ishmael Jones (pseudonym) is a former member of the Central Intelligence Agency. He joined the agency in the 1980s, where he served...
  • All signs point to state senator’s son as Palin ‘hacker’

    09/19/2008 11:41:14 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 78 replies · 291+ views
    ZDNet ^ | 19th | Richard Koman
    The guy who hacked into would-be VP Sarah Palin’s Yahoo email account is none other than the son of a Democratic state representative from Tennessee, posits GatwayPundit. A convincing amount of evidence suggests the “hacker” (perhaps a status he doens’t deserve) is David Kernell, son of Tennessee representative Mike Kernell.
  • TENNESSEE: Rep. Briley pleads guilty to hit-and-run charges in DUI arrest

    02/15/2008 7:42:32 AM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 177+ views
    SMITHVILLE, Tenn. — State Rep. Rob Briley of Nashville has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident and property damage prior to leading authorities on a high-speed chase last September. Briley, who has already been sentenced to 10 days in jail on separate charges of drunken driving, waived his right to a trial by jury Thursday morning in DeKalb County. Authorities said he struck the rear of a truck and then left the scene. No one was injured. Prosecutors dropped charges of following too closely and non immediate notification of an accident. Police records show Briley was arrested...
  • Should plaque be put up about racist South Carolina governor? (Tillman statue on Statehouse grounds)

    01/15/2008 2:40:25 PM PST · by Between the Lines · 47 replies · 1,283+ views
    Island Packet ^ | January 15, 2008 | JOHN MONK
    A proposed addition to the State House statue would accurately portray Ben Tillman as one of the leading white supremacists of his time. As thousands pour onto the State House lawn next week for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, a part of the state's history will stand silent. Silent, and wrong. Words at the base of Ben "Pitchfork" Tillman's statue, a prominent gathering place near the State House steps, describe Tillman as a great South Carolinian who worked for peoples' rights. In reality, he was one of the leading white supremacists of his time who worked for years...
  • Defense Official Contradicts Murtha Claim that Petraeus Didn't 'Talk to Any of Us'

    05/03/2007 8:52:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies · 2,625+ views
    CNS News ^ | May 3, 2007 | Mark Finkelstein
    ( - Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) this week criticized Gen. David Petraeus for not meeting with members of Congress during a recent visit to Washington, D.C., to report on the status of operations in Iraq, but not only did the commander of Multinational Force - Iraq meet with hundreds of lawmakers, he personally briefed Murtha himself. Murtha told MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Tuesday, "They bring Petraeus back - purely political move. Petraeus comes back here. He doesn't talk to any of us. He only talks to the news media and so forth trying to sell this program." But a senior...
  • Man arrested in Mexico[South Texas Democrat]

    02/19/2007 11:44:39 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 9 replies · 570+ views
    MISSION — A former Hidalgo County district clerk has been arrested in Mexico and brought back the United States after authorities issued a warrant for his arrest on charges of sexually assaulting a minor, police said. Omar Guerrero was arrested Saturday evening in or near Reynosa in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas, Mission Police Chief Leo Longoria said. He is expected to be arraigned Monday afternoon. “This was coming,” Longoria said. “We have received information previously that he was in our area of reach, and we’ve been patient.” Guerrero has been missing since Dec. 6 when Mission police issued...
  • Georgia Lawmaker's Wife Appeals Deportation

    12/02/2006 8:01:59 PM PST · by buccaneer81 · 16 replies · 1,010+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | 2 December 2006
    Ga. Lawmaker's Wife Appeals Deportation ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) - The wife of a Georgia legislator known as an outspoken advocate for immigration rights is in hiding after federal agents came to their home with a deportation order, her lawyer said. Sascha Herrera, the wife of Democratic state Sen. Curt Thompson, was ordered deported after she missed a federal court hearing in February 2005, her lawyer Charles Kuck said. Kuck said he plans to ask an immigration judge Monday to reconsider the order calling for her deportation, though it could take as long as a month before a decision is...
  • Leftist Dispatch Cartoonist Stahler Strikes Again

    09/07/2006 2:25:09 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 20 replies · 1,310+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | 7 September 2006 | Jeff Stahler
  • Black Caucus opposes Jefferson treatment

    06/08/2006 7:04:22 PM PDT · by SmithL · 40 replies · 1,298+ views
    AP ^ | 6/8/6 | DAVID ESPO
    WASHINGTON - A drive by the Democratic leadership to strip embattled Rep. William Jefferson (news, bio, voting record) of his committee post triggered a backlash Thursday as the Congressional Black Caucus opposed the move and said the Louisiana lawmaker deserves a "presumption of innocence." The caucus chairman, Rep. Melvin Watt (news, bio, voting record) of North Carolina, told reporters that some black voters might ask why action was sought against "a black member of Congress" when there was neither precedent nor rule for it.Jefferson has not been indicted and has denied all wrongdoing in connection with a federal bribery investigation...
  • DFLers Endorse Ellison In District 5 (1st Muslim Congressman coming...?) MN

    05/08/2006 3:54:34 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 10 replies · 591+ views
    WCCO ^ | 5-8-06 | ap
    AP) St. Louis Park, Minn. State Rep. Keith Ellison won the Democratic Party's endorsement as its candidate for the 5th Congressional District on Saturday, putting himself on a path to be Minnesota's first black member of Congress. Ellison's rapid victory was unexpected in the crowded field of candidates seeking the seat. By the third ballot he was just a few votes short of the 60 percent needed to claim the endorsement, and the two remaining contenders -- Hennepin County Commissioner Gail Dorfman and peace activist Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer -- withdrew and backed Ellison. "We've got to unify," Ellison, 42, told the...
  • Kerry accuses Bush of stifling dissent

    04/22/2006 1:29:53 PM PDT · by Panerai · 146 replies · 2,416+ views ^ | 04/22/2006 | Mark Pratt
    Those who disagree with the Bush administration's policies in Iraq face the same scornful charges that they are unpatriotic as Sen. John Kerry did 35 years ago when he spoke out against the Vietnam War, the Massachusetts Democrat said Saturday. "I have come here today to reaffirm that it was right to dissent in 1971 from a war that was wrong. And to affirm that it is both a right and an obligation for Americans today to disagree with a President who is wrong, a policy that is wrong, and a war in Iraq that weakens the nation," Kerry said...
  • Dem chief voices concerns about voter rolls

    03/18/2006 6:36:59 PM PST · by BellStar · 14 replies · 673+ views
    The Daily News (Texas Oldest Newspaper) ^ | Published March 18, 2006 | Kelly Hawes
    Galveston County Democratic Party Chairman Lloyd Criss issued a news release this week saying he had asked for a list of voters whose addresses have been called into question. “One of the primary reasons I have requested the list of suspended voters is because I want to know if the preponderance of those suspended reside in Democratic precincts,” he wrote. Tax Assessor-Collector Cheryl Johnson, whose office is responsible voter registration, said she’d be glad to provide the list to anyone who asked, but she said she was offended by the implication that she might play politics with the voter rolls....
  • Hidalgo County clerk issues public apology [ancient African religion Ifa cited in South Texas!]

    12/07/2005 4:16:01 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 13 replies · 616+ views
    The Monitor ^ | Dec 07, 2005 | VICTORIA HIRSCHBERG
    EDINBURG - Hidalgo County District Clerk Omar Guerrero deeply regrets his lack of good judgment and apologizes to all his supporters, according to a statement issued by the agency handling his re-election campaign. The statement reads: "Early in the morning last week, I was summoned to the aid of a good friend who needed assistance and unfortunately it was the wrong thing to do at the wrong time. I had been taking medication for an illness and this affected my ability to communicate effectively with the McAllen police officer. I'm human like everyone else and I make mistakes. In retrospect,...
  • Supporters Grieve As Mayor Ends Campaign

    12/02/2005 5:29:07 PM PST · by buccaneer81 · 21 replies · 713+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | 2 December 2005 | Ann Fisher
    COMMENTARY Supporters grieve as mayor ends campaign Friday, December 02, 2005 ANN FISHER The outer chamber of the mayor’s City Hall office was cool, quiet and somber when many of his closest supporters gathered on Tuesday. To most people, the volunteers and paid staffers were unremarkable and anonymous sidekicks of Michael B. Coleman. When a campaign dies, who writes their eulogies or plots the timeline of their sacrifices, their highs and lows during its 10-month life? There was no call to arms that day, before Coleman announced that his campaign for governor had ended, his spokesman Mike Brown said. "People...
  • Policeman: Former rep made threats (S Texas)

    03/19/2005 9:03:43 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 8 replies · 480+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | March 18, 2005 | Fanny S. Chirinos
    Gabi Canales says officer harassed her during stop An officer with the Corpus Christi Police Department filed an offense report Sunday claiming former District 35 state Rep. Gabi Canales made a terroristic threat against another Corpus Christi police officer. According to a copy of the police report, Sgt. Leopoldo Hernandez stopped Canales' vehicle at about 6 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Saratoga Boulevard and Player Street because she was not wearing a seat belt. "(Canales) shook my hand and then pointed again at s/o Hernandez. This time she stated 'I hope you are always wearing your bullet-proof vest!' "...
  • I Just Got A Visit From ACORN! (Shameless Vanity)

    10/27/2004 5:05:13 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 63 replies · 1,926+ views
    Yours Truly | 27 October 2004 | Me
    I just received a visit from a representative of ACORN. What a hoot! This ding-a-ling went on and on about the disenfranchisement of black voters in 2000 and how the "crackers" were responsible for it. I told him I was voting for the President, and he began the rant about job losses and Iraq. I retorted with 9/11 and the Clinton recession. Then I told him to leave. Four times. Nope. Not that easy. It took me coming outside, chasing him down the driveway and my wife calling the police before he left, calling me "Klan" and "cracker" all the...
  • Connecticut Lawmaker Strikes Deal In Sex Case

    08/25/2004 4:19:17 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 10 replies · 472+ views
    AP ^ | 25 August 2004 | Matt Apuzzo
    Conn. Lawmaker Strikes Deal in Sex Case By MATT APUZZO ASSOCIATED PRESS DANIELSON, Conn. (AP) - An eastern Connecticut lawmaker struck a plea deal Wednesday on charges he sexually assaulted an 8-year-old boy, and agreed to register as a sex offender. Under the deal with prosecutors, state Rep. Jefferson Davis pleaded guilty to a charge of risk of injury to a minor and will accept a 10-year suspended prison term and probation when he is sentenced in November. The agreement also calls for Davis to register as a sex offender and receive counseling and evaluation. The six-term Democratic lawmaker announced...
  • Democratic official calls justice a Nazi

    05/14/2004 4:11:49 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 8 replies · 179+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | May 14, 2004 | Christy Hoppe
    Spokesman says remark offhand; state GOP wants apology. AUSTIN – The spokesman for the Texas Democratic Party acknowledged Thursday that he called Texas Supreme Court Justice Scott Brister "a Nazi" in a conversation with an Internet newsletter representative. The spokesman, Mike Lavigne, said that he used the term in an "an offhand remark." "It was an unfortunate use of words, but Brister is a bad guy," Mr. Lavigne said. Justice Brister, who was narrowly confirmed by the state Senate this week, could not be reached for comment. Republican Party spokesman Ted Royer said his Democratic counterpart owes Justice Brister an...
  • The Earle of Injustice (Texas)

    03/02/2004 4:48:15 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 11 replies · 208+ views ^ | March 1, 2004 | Tina Benkiser
    Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle is the most powerful Democrat in Texas. No other Democrat is better positioned to launch vicious, vindictive partisan attacks against Republican leaders – and no one else does so with as much zeal as Ronnie Earle. It’s time to put a stop to the Earle of Injustice’s reign of partisanship. Sign the petition. Read the press release. Download the precinct convention resolution in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format. Tell your friends.
  • Clinton questions future of volunteer army

    02/25/2004 1:22:26 PM PST · by LongsforReagan · 35 replies · 654+ views ^ | Today | Tom Curry
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the all-volunteer military "raises serious questions in a democracy, both (about) how we define ourselves (and) what the real risks politically and militarily of taking action might be."
  • Ten ways to rationalize the publication of infidelity rumors.

    02/13/2004 8:01:30 AM PST · by love n hate tattoo · 15 replies · 174+ views
    Slate ^ | Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004 | Timothy Noah
    Selling Sleaze: A User's Guide Ten ways to rationalize the publication of infidelity rumors. By Timothy Noah Posted Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at 4:15 PM PT The Fourth Estate is not interested in petty gossip and unfounded rumors. We report on matters of high policy pertaining to the public interest. Consequently, the rumor of a sexual liaison between a certain presidential candidate and a female intern with the Associated Press wouldn't ordinarily be the sort of thing we'd stoop to publish or broadcast. Sadly, however, overriding considerations compel us to share this information with the public: 1) It's a press...
  • Democrat Response Live Thread.

    01/20/2004 7:19:19 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 319 replies · 328+ views
    Nancy Pelosi and Tom Dashle are responding. Pelosi is reading verbatim from her script. Looks like a teleprompter. She lost her place and looked foolish.
  • Kerry Says Bush, Cheney Must 'Apologize' Over Iraq

    10/12/2003 1:31:38 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 67 replies · 386+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | October 12, 2003 | Reuters
    DemocRATic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) said on Sunday President Bush (news - web sites) and Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) should apologize for misleading the American people about the war in Iraq (news - web sites) and called the international fighting force there a "fraud." Kerry criticized Bush and Cheney for justifying the war, in part, by saying Iraq was "on the road" to building nuclear weapons, which the senator said has been proven not to be true. He also slammed the administration for not working adequately with the international community to...
  • You Repugnicans are so Stupid [AM says: This is a ripe one!!!]

    10/08/2003 5:23:51 AM PDT · by 100 days to recall2 · 729 replies · 1,447+ views
    So you think you accomplished something by stealing another election and putting that dummy goon "Ahhnuld" in as Governor. Well he's an idiot just like that other installed resident George (imbecile) W. Bush. The reason California's economy is so bad is the fault of the white house resident and his moronic economic policies. Also, his Enron buddies screwed California with the energy contracts. So after Ahhnie screws California royally and the nation sees what corrupt fools W and the repuggies are, the Democrats will take control of the nation again for 40 years. Hasta La Vista baybee
  • Aging Actor Tony Randall Fantasizes About His Funeral

    09/25/2003 3:39:36 PM PDT · by GluteusMax · 121 replies · 4,020+ views
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor Tony Randall has a fantasy: when he dies President Bush and Vice President Cheney show up to pay their respects but they're turned away - because his family knows he didn't like them. Feeling his own mortality while suffering a cold, Randall, 83, made his remarks as the National Funeral Directors Association announced a new code of ethics for its members, beginning in 2004. Funerals should be planned as a celebration of life and "a touch of humor doesn't hurt a bit," Randall said. A comedian, Randall is best known for his role as Felix Unger...
  • IT'S A DEMOCRACY, STUPID, NOT A MONARCHY: Airline makes room for Sheila Jackson Lee

    09/03/2003 8:40:21 AM PDT · by Liz · 210 replies · 1,501+ views
    THE HILL ^ | 9/3/03
    Members of Congress often use weekend plane trips back to their districts as a way to unwind after a hectic bout of lawmaking. Which could explain why Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) demanded a whole row of seats to herself on a recent Continental flight from Washington to Houston. Jackson Lee usually gets first-class upgrades from the airline. But on this particular flight first class was full. After cabin attendants delivered the bad news and showed her to the coach section, Jackson Lee exploded, said one witness. “When she saw that she had to sit with other people, she started...
  • Kerry: Bush Tax Plan Irks Conservatives (Demon-Rat Alert)

    06/07/2003 11:58:20 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 6 replies · 171+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 6/8/2003 | Associated Press
    Kerry: Bush Tax Plan Irks Conservatives Bush Tax Plan Lets Down Conservatives, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Sen. John Kerry Says HAMPTON, N.H. June 8 — Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. John Kerry continued his attack on President Bush's policies during a campaign visit to New Hampshire on Saturday. The Massachusetts Democrat called Bush's policies "radical" and said they disappoint even conservative Republicans. "Conservative Republicans do not create massive federal deficits. Conservative Republicans do not turn their backs on civil rights," Kerry said at a party at the home of former state Senate President Beverly Hollingworth. At the same time, Kerry said, "we...
  • Nod to Romney Rankles Demo [Whiny Democrat smack-talk]

    06/06/2003 3:40:19 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 5 replies · 237+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 6/6/2003 | Heather May
    In Utah, Rocky Anderson is seen as a Democrat with a capital D. But outside the state -- in Massachusetts, to be specific -- the Salt Lake City mayor might as well be a Republican, at least according to a prominent Democrat. After all, last year Anderson endorsed Republican Mitt Romney, of 2002 Olympic fame, for governor of the Bay State. For that, Arthur Powell of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee is practically calling Anderson a turncoat in a series of e-mails sent this week to Utah Democrats who recently endorsed the mayor's re-election bid in the nonpartisan race. "Here...
  • Sen. Graham Accuses Administration of 9/11 Cover-up (Not one word about the role of Clinton in 911)

    05/12/2003 3:44:48 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 22 replies · 186+ views ^ | May 12, 2003 | Dave Eberhart
    Sen. Graham Accuses Administration of 9/11 Cover-up In perhaps the harshest rhetoric from a leading Democrat yet, Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla., said Sunday that the Bush administration has been engaging in a "cover-up” of the government's handling of terrorist warnings before Sept. 11 and continues to stymie the release of critical information about future terrorist threats. Appearing on CBS’s "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer, Graham, a former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and announced presidential hopeful, also claimed that he is aware of still classified information about Sept. 11 and future threats that should be publicly disclosed. "Senator,"...
  • SE Wisconsin FReepers - Come FReep Senator Russ Feingold in Racine, 3/16/03

    03/15/2003 7:02:35 PM PST · by LouD · 6 replies · 170+ views
    We intend to demonstrate against Russ Feingold at the Racine County Democratic Party Annual Dinner, to be held on Sunday, 3/16. The dinner will take place at Roma Lodge, 7130 Spring Street, Racine. We will meet there at 4:45 sharp. Since it is private property, we will park on the street, not on the Roma Lodge property, and ensure we remain on public property throughout. Themes for the demonstration should include encouraging Senator Feingold to support President Bush on Iraq, and call him to task for blocking a vote on the Estrada nomination. Please let me know if you intend...