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  • Cook County ballot box tries to cast GOP votes for Democrats

    10/22/2014 7:34:55 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 27 replies
    CHICAGO — Early Voting in Illinois got off to its typical start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats. Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library. “I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for my opponent,” Moynihan said. “You could imagine my surprise as the same thing happened with a number of races when I tried to vote for a Republican and the machine registered a vote for a Democrat.” The conservative website Illinois Review reported that “While...
  • Thousands of Gov. Walker-Related Emails Released

    10/21/2014 11:08:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BAUER
    Thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's former aides and associates when he was a county executive were released Tuesday, prompting allegations from Walker and other Republicans that the timing two weeks before the election was politically motivated. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's office made public the nearly 16,000 emails and attachments that prosecutors seized from county and personal computers during the investigation that ended in 2013. Walker was never charged but six of his aides and associates were convicted on charges ranging from theft to misconduct in office. The documents' release...
  • Lawsuit: Gov. Rick Scott Shields More Than $200 million In Assets

    10/09/2014 6:08:26 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 29 replies
    Tampa BayTimes ^ | October 8, 2014 | Mary Ellen Klas
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has failed to report more than $200 million in assets on his state financial disclosure form in violation of the Florida Constitution, Democratic attorney general candidate George Sheldon alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Sheldon, a former deputy attorney general under Bob Butterworth, is running against Republican Pam Bondi. His lawsuit, filed in Leon County just weeks before Election Day, accuses the governor of relying on a "web of complex financial arrangements" to shift investments and hide his "financial interests from public view." Sheldon is asking a judge to order Scott, Florida's wealthiest governor, to...
  • Bob Beckel Warns of ‘October Surprise’ from Dems

    09/18/2014 2:52:36 PM PDT · by Gorilla44 · 110 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 9/18/2014 | Andrew Johnson
    The polls may suggest Republicans will see gains in this November’s elections, but former Democratic strategist Bob Beckel thinks they shouldn’t get too comfortable. The Five co-host mysteriously signaled Democrats have something up their sleeve. “I’ll tell you: I would expect an October surprise,” Beckel said on Thursday. “I think I know what is — I’m not going to say it, but I think I know what it is — and it is going to shake things up, and it has to do with national security.” Beckel’s secrecy comes as President Obama faces perhaps the most significant foreign-policy challenge of...
  • N.D. Official Sparks Outrage With Attack on Common Core Expert

    05/12/2014 9:11:55 PM PDT · by robowombat · 11 replies
    New American ^ | Sunday, 11 May 2014 18:45 | Alex Newman
    N.D. Official Sparks Outrage With Attack on Common Core Expert Written by Alex Newman N.D. Official Sparks Outrage With Attack on Common Core Expert It began as a quiet plot by at least one North Dakota education official to personally attack and defame an expert on Common Core, Dr. Duke Pesta, who was set to give public speeches and briefings to lawmakers exposing the dangers of the Obama administration-pushed nationalization of schooling. The plan, however, backfired — big time. Within days, the scheme against Dr. Pesta had been exposed, along with at least one official involved in it. Now, the...
  • Democrats Playing in GOP primary for Texas Supreme Court

    01/20/2014 4:37:18 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    RedState ^ | January 19, 2014 | matt mackowiak
    In the last few days I read, with interest, two items running on highly respected, national conservative blogs. First, Brandon Darby and Bob Price reported on Breitbart.com on the failed lawsuit of Joe Pool, Jr., against conservative incumbent Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Brown. The full story has a lot of good information in it, but the lede really says it all: Republican Joe Pool, Jr. is seeking election to the Texas Supreme Court; however, instead of campaigning, he went to the courts seeking to have his Republican opponent removed as a choice for Texas voters on the ballot. The...
  • They have Subtracted 1,000 votes from Obenshain, he is now behind

    I've been following it all day watching is lead grow then in the last hour they SUBTRACTED 1,000 votes! He was overs 1,101,000, now he is under and behind
  • White House says it was behind Durbin ‘miscommunication’

    10/24/2013 10:25:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2013 | Russell Berman and Amie Parnes
    The White House on Thursday said it was behind a miscommunication that caused Senate Democrats to think a Republican lawmaker told President Obama at a private budget meeting, “I can’t even stand to look at you.” For a second day in a row, the White House said the incident did not happen, but Thursday it also apologized for the confusion and accepted blame. “While the quote attributed to a Republican lawmaker in the House GOP meeting with the president is not accurate, there was a miscommunication when the White House read out that meeting to Senate Democrats, and we regret...
  • Terry McAuliffe, a Victim of Dirty Tricks

    09/21/2013 7:40:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 21, 2013 | Humberto Fontova
    "If Katherine Harris, Jeb Bush, Jim Baker, and the US Supreme Court hadn't tampered with the results,” raved Terry McAuliffe shortly after his election to Chairman of the Democratic National Committee in February 2001, “Al Gore would be president, George Bush would be back in Austin, and John Ashcroft would be home reading Southern Partisan magazine." No pussyfooter this Terry McAuliffe, now running for governor in Virginia. This “Lee Atwater of the Democrats” came out swinging. Republicans lie and cheat. Can’t trust ‘em. Years earlier McAuliffe claimed that the Reagan electoral team conspired with the Iranian Mullahs to release the...
  • GOP Leader Warns Of Attacks On Free Speech

    06/21/2013 4:39:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 21, 2013 | Donna Cassata
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, says the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.
  • I Have Seen Shameful Things (Must Read)

    04/22/2013 8:40:59 AM PDT · by robowombat · 77 replies
    Red State ^ | April 22nd, 2013 at 04:30 AM | Erick Erickson
    I Have Seen Shameful Things By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | April 22nd, 2013 at 04:30 AM | 30 I am an immigration squish. There are jobs Americans won’t do at the existing price point. We have a real need in this country for unskilled workers who will pick domestic crops and do jobs Americans will not do for a low wage. I know a number of people who came here illegally who are harder workers than me, who love this country, and who just want a job. More specifically, I know a number of illegal immigrants — a few of...
  • Progress Kentucky official resigns (Senator McConnell situation)

    04/11/2013 9:30:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Politico ^ | April 11, 2013 | Kevin Robillard
    Pressure is growing Thursday afternoon on a liberal super PAC in Kentucky accused of surreptitiously recording a strategy session held by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Jacob Conway, the Jefferson County Democratic Party’s executive committee member who originally accused Progress Kentucky of making the recording, told NBC News he was on his way to talk to the FBI about the allegations. And the group’s treasurer confirmed he had quit his position after the audio was published. “At this time based on advice of both friends and counsel, I will be not be making a public statement available until everything has...
  • Report: Ky. Democrat says liberal group taped McConnell meeting

    04/11/2013 1:36:02 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 16 replies
    CBS ^ | 4/11/2013 | LUCY MADISON
    Progress Kentucky, the liberal super PAC that came under fire for making racial slurs about the wife of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is also responsible for a recently-leaked recording of the senator in a strategy meeting, according to Louisville radio station WFPL and Fox News. Both outlets are quoting Jacob Conway, a committee member of the Jefferson County Democratic Party, as naming Sean Reilly and Curtis Morrison, respectively the founder and a former employee of Progress Kentucky, as the culprits. "They happen to be friends of mine. Or were friends of mine," Conway told Fox News in a phone interview...
  • McConnell campaign asks for FBI investigation over leaked Ashley Judd tapes

    04/09/2013 8:22:51 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4-9-2013 | Caitlin Dewey
    McConnell campaign asks for FBI investigation over leaked Ashley Judd tapes By Caitlin Dewey, Updated: April 9, 2013 Mitch McConnell’s campaign has accused opponents of bugging McConnell’s headquarters and has asked for an FBI investigation after a recording from an internal campaign meeting surfaced on Mother Jones this morning.The 12-minute tape reveals McConnell and his campaign staff lampooning then-potential candidate Ashley Judd, whom they call “a haystack of needles” or political liabilities, at a Feb. 2 meeting. Judd has since decided not to run.“We’ve always said the Left will stop at nothing to attack Sen. McConnell, but Nixonian tactics to...
  • U.S. to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances

    03/13/2013 11:35:13 AM PDT · by madison10 · 51 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3/13/2013 | Reuters
    The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters...
  • Planted 'Racist' at Romney Ohio Rally Just ANOTHER False Flag Troll -yawn-

    10/15/2012 5:44:57 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 15, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    My first thought was 'that has gotta be 'shopped' but apparently not, if Getty Images can be believed. Even though the uncorroborated claim the guy photographed in Lancaster, Ohio was genuine was immediately pumped by Obama allies in the lap-dog media/Lefty blogs, does anybody have something more than this dubiously convenient pic? Of course not... Alas, as has become a favored tactic with unprincipled liberal zealots over the last few years, this fictional character was almost certainly a 'progressive' plant, since some things in the widely-circulated (and in the case of lib blogs, celebrated) photograph just don't square-up for any thinking...
  • Racist “Supporter” at Romney Event Likely a Liberal Plant

    10/15/2012 5:36:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 14, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    The Democrat-media complex was hyperventilating after a photo was posted from a Romney-Ryan event in Lancaster, Ohio on Friday of a supposed Romney “supporter” wearing a racist T-shirt. The photo was posted at Getty Images. LANCASTER, OH – OCTOBER 12: A supporter of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Republican vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) waits for a campaign event to begin on October 12, 2012 in Lancaster, Ohio. Ryan debated U.S. Vice President Joe Biden the evening before and Romney is scheduled to debate U.S. President Barack Obama for the second time on...
  • Obama Supporters' Dirty Tricks to Win the Catholic Vote

    09/28/2012 6:47:14 AM PDT · by NYer · 18 replies
    US News ^ | September 27, 2012
    Catholics are a key demographic in the upcoming election. In fact, they may be the key demographic. In most every presidential contest since the end of World War II, the candidate who carried the Catholic vote won the election. Over time they have, as a bloc, become more conservative and more Republican in their voting patterns (they were once a major component of the Democrats' presidential coalition) as concerns over settled issues like the morality of abortion overtook in importance concerns about unsettled issues like the best way to secure social justice for the poor and the downtrodden.Much has...
  • Mitt Romney Tax Returns: Hacked, Up For Bids!?

    09/05/2012 8:41:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Hollywood Gossip ^ | September 5, 2012 | Free Britney
    An anonymous individual or group claims to have obtained "all available" tax returns associated with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The alleged hackers claim to have accessed them via computers in the Franklin, Tenn., office of professional services firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers. An anonymous posting on a file sharing website claims PwC was hacked; the same site has been used to boast of other high-profile corporate hacks. How'd they pull it off, allegedly? The posting states: "[Romney's tax returns] were taken from the PWC office 8/25/2012 by gaining access to the third floor via a gentleman working on the 3rd floor of...
  • Sources: Gingrich cancels North Carolina trip

    04/20/2012 5:23:10 PM PDT · by No One Special · 97 replies
    WCNC ^ | April 20, 2012 | Dave Wagner
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There is increased speculation Friday evening about the political future of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Sources told NewsChannel 36 Gingrich has canceled all of his appearances in North Carolina next week. Gingrich was scheduled to make multiple appearances throughout the state, including a visit to Lincoln Charter School in Denver next Wednesday. Fourth graders planned to present him with an American history project. “We are disappointed that the Gingrich camp has decided to cancel the entire NC tour,” said Lincoln Charter School Chief Administrator Dave Machado. “We were looking forward to the opportunity to showcase the...
  • Site helps Dems, not Walker probe (WI)

    03/19/2012 8:54:47 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 2 replies
    JS Online ^ | 3-19-12 | Daniel Bice
    It's one thing to send out fundraising letters trying to score cash off the John Doe investigation into various activities during Gov. Scott Walker's tenure as county executive. That's business as usual for political types. It's another thing altogether to suggest that individuals can help underwrite the long-running probe of the Republican governor by giving money to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. But that's what is happening at the party's slick website devoted to publicizing the John Doe investigation. "Help fund the investigation," says a virtual walkerinvestigation.com Post-it Note at the top of the site, walkerinvestigation.com. "Donate today." Click on...
  • Billionaire Gingrich Contributor [Sheldon Adelson] To Cut Support

    02/10/2012 3:59:14 PM PST · by GraniteStateConservative · 293 replies
    Business Insider ^ | February 10, 2012 | Jaywon Choe
    While billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson may have rescued Newt Gingrich’s campaign in its early days, today, he may have just buried it. Bloomberg News reports that Adelson, who has donated $11 million to Gingrich’s Super PAC, does not plan to send any more money Gingrich’s way. Bloomberg is citing an anonymous source “familiar with their deliberations,” though an Adelson spokesman declined to comment. The move seems to be weeks in the making. After poor showings by Gingrich in the last several races and the re-resurgence of Rick Santorum, the former House speaker has once again been pushed to the...
  • Mitt Romney’s Unfavorable Ratings Have Been Rising Since Iowa

    02/03/2012 7:50:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 1, 2012 | Andrew Romano
    Sure, Mitt Romney just had a huge win in Florida—but his favorability ratings have been sinking miserably since the New Year. Andrew Romano on why the GOP’s long primary race in 2012 won’t mirror the Dems’ in 2008. Plus read more Daily Beast contributors on what Romney’s Florida victory means. On stage last night in Ballroom C of the Tampa Convention Center, Mitt Romney, the winner of the 2012 Florida Republican primary, tried his darndest to simulate the emotional state that Homo sapiens refer to as “happiness.” “Our opponents in the other party ... like to comfort themselves with the...
  • For Romney and Paul, a strategic alliance [Title Shortened]

    02/02/2012 8:48:37 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 44 replies
    WaPost ^ | February 2, 2012 | Amy Gardner
    For Romney and Paul, a strategic alliance between establishment and outsider ...........................But Mitt Romney and Ron Paul haven’t laid a hand on each other. They never do.-SNIP-Romney’s aides are “quietly in touch with Ron Paul,” according to a Republican adviser who is in contact with the Romney campaign and spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss its internal thinking. Infiltrating the party Yet the insurgents are executing a concerted strategy to infiltrate the Republican Party. Five Paul supporters, for instance, sit on the state GOP’s central committee in Iowa, where their candidate finished a strong third in the Jan....
  • Mitt Corleone?

    01/27/2012 7:50:11 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 27 replies
    NRO ^ | January 27, 2012 | Jim Geraghty
    The Morning Jolt, yesterday: ““I believe in America”? That’s what you’re going with this cycle, governor? I’m sorry, you don’t get to quote “The Godfather” unless you’ve killed a bunch of your enemies while attending a baptism. “Laura Ingraham, today: “The response to Newt’s second coming in South Carolina was flawlessly orchestrated. Mitt hit hard at Monday’s debate, and did a mop-up operation on Thursday night. He marshaled the help of boosters and aggressive defenders in media and politics. When Tom DeLay emerged from forced retirement and Bob Dole from convalescence to lay waste to Gingrich, you know it was...
  • Mitt Romney Campaign Launches Surrogate Infiltration at Newt Gingrich Campaign Events

    01/26/2012 12:56:47 PM PST · by kristinn · 85 replies
    ABC News ^ | Thursday, January 26, 2012 | Elicia Dover
    Forget the indirect attacks and distant exchanges between the Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich campaigns through the media. The Romney campaign pledged this week to run a “a full racketing operation,” right in Gingrich territory. A source close to the campaign told ABC News there will be a Romney surrogate at every public Gingrich event in Florida standing by to rebut Gingrich’s speeches to the media. “The campaign is entering a phase now where we are defining the terms of the Florida race,” a Romney staffer said. The staffer said it wasn’t a sign of fear on the Romney campaign’s...
  • Romney's Ugly Politics Now Surfacing In Surrogates

    01/22/2012 4:33:13 PM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 122 replies
    Riehl World View ^ | January 22, 2012 | Dan Riehl
    One of the things fellow Republicans and political observers have never liked about Mitt Romney is the wholesome piety he exhibits on the stump, while his hacks and PACs engage in some of the ugliest politics around. He can flash that plastic smile and pretend all he wants, but people know the cold fish doesn't shy away from the politics of personal destruction. If anything, his campaigns embrace it more than most, while feigning ignorance and pretending otherwise himself.This is why so many people in the GOP have come to dislike Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney backer and New Jersey Gov....
  • Man Accused Of Iowa Sec. Of State ID Theft [former Obama staffer]

    01/21/2012 10:58:19 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    KCCI ^ | January 20, 2012 | AP
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Des Moines man has been arrested after police say he used, or tried to use, the identity of Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz in a scheme to falsely implicate Schultz in perceived unethical behavior in office. Zachary Edwards was arrested Friday and charged with identity theft. The Iowa Department of Public Safety issued a news release saying Schultz's office discovered the scheme on June 24, 2011 and notified authorities.
  • DeMint Endorsement? Nope, Desperate Romney

    01/20/2012 6:00:59 PM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Fitsnews ^ | Januaty 20, 2012
    POPULAR SENATOR’S 2007 ENDORSEMENT RECYCLED BY ROMNEY-ITES Here we go again … as if the final 24 hours of the 2012 South Carolina Republican presidential primary haven’t been sufficiently bizarre, into the fray at the last minute jumped U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint.Well … Jim DeMint circa 2007.A recorded phone message featuring DeMint’s 2007 endorsement of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney began burning up the phone lines in the Palmetto State late Friday – a desperate last-minute attempt by pro-Romney forces to fool people into thinking that DeMint is support their candidate on the eve of Saturday’s election.He’s not … something...
  • Fake CNN email used as dirty trick in South Carolina (Anti-Gingrich)

    01/20/2012 9:01:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | 1-20-12 | Peter Hamby
    Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) - In what appears to be a last ditch attempt to halt Newt Gingrich's late momentum in South Carolina, a fake CNN Breaking News alert was emailed to state Republican activists early Thursday morning claiming that the former House Speaker pressured his ex-wife to have an abortion. CNN did not send out the email alert. It's not clear how many people received the fake email, though at least two members of the South Carolina GOP Executive Committee, who did not want to be named, were among those who found the missive in their inboxes this morning....
  • Fake CNN email used as dirty trick in South Carolina [2008 redux}

    01/20/2012 8:56:16 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | Jamuary 20, 2012 | Peter Hamby
    In what appears to be a last ditch attempt to halt Newt Gingrich's late momentum in South Carolina, a fake CNN Breaking News alert was emailed to state Republican activists early Thursday morning claiming that the former House Speaker pressured his ex-wife to have an abortion.-SNIP-.The email alert was sent from fake account made to look like a CNN breaking news email address: "BreakingNews@mail.cnn.com." "A source close to Marianne Gingrich tells CNN that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich forced her to abort a pregnancy conceived during the affair that preceeded her marriage to Gingrich," the fake email reads.
  • Huntsman objects to ad by Paul backers featuring adopted daughters

    01/06/2012 10:29:38 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 83 replies
    AP / washingtonpost.com ^ | January 6, 2012 | Chris Detrick
    CONCORD, N.H. — Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman, who often speaks movingly of his adopted daughters while on the campaign trail, said Friday that Ron Paul’s supporters were out of line in using the girls to argue that he is un-American. An online ad posted by “NHLiberty4Paul” includes video footage of Huntsman, the former ambassador to China, with daughter Gracie when she was an infant. It also shows Huntsman holding Asha shortly after she was adopted from India. “American values? Or Chinese?” the ad asks, ending with “Vote Ron Paul.”
  • Huntsman Complicit in "false flag" Style Dirty Trick Against Paul

    01/06/2012 11:56:51 PM PST · by ccwman · 24 replies · 1+ views
    theendrun.com ^ | January 6, 2012 | theendrun
    If you thought it would be impossible for Jon Huntsman and the Establishment media to stoop any lower than they already have in their attempts to marginalize and discredit Ron Paul, you thought wrong. Just last week, Huntsman’s campaign released a “tacky, glib ‘Twilight Zone’ attack ad in a desperate bid to steal Ron Paul voters“, in the words of Infowars.com’s Paul Joseph Watson. Now, just days later, a ridiculous, pathetic joke of a video has been posted to YouTube entitled “John Huntsman’s Values”. The one minute video, which was posted two days ago (Jan 4), features clips Huntsman speaking...
  • You Stay Classy, Ron Paul Supporters

    01/05/2012 9:14:20 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    RedState.com ^ | January 5, 2012 | Leon H. Wolf (Diary)
    So Jon Huntsman can speak Mandarin and also he adopted a little Chinese girl who was abandoned in a market. Providing us with yet more evidence that they are mostly liberal Democrats who are mad that Obama has governed too far to the right, Ron Paul supporters decided this was a good reason to produce a video putting Huntsman in a Mao hat and jacket, complete with what is I guess supposed to be a Chinese version of blackface: [video] Clearly Paul’s supporters are smarting a bit from finishing well behind a guy with no money and no campaign organization...
  • Univision Wages Political War On Latino Conservatives

    01/03/2012 4:23:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | January 3, 2011 | Editor
    Bias: A giant TV network has effectively admitted to blackmailing Florida's GOP Sen. Marco Rubio over his immigration stance. It's Exhibit A of the kind of sludge being hurled at Latino leaders who won't toe the open-borders line. Bigfoot Spanish-language television network Univision unwittingly revealed it's got a mafia-style hit-equivalent out there waiting for any conservative leader of Hispanic descent who won't tout their open-borders line on immigration. So much for reporting the news. Univision's top honchos behind this are all about politics — and are running their news organization like a cult mafia leader wielding power based on groupthink...
  • Santorum And Sandusky (MEGA BARF - be on the lookout for this one)

    01/02/2012 6:20:12 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 25 replies
    Another audience member questioned the candidate about Santorum awarding former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky with the Angels in Adoption Award. Santorum explained that he lacked knowledge of the situation at the time and noted that the award has since been withdrawn. In response to his explanation, the audience member asked, "So we shouldn't trust Obama with our kids, but we can trust you?"
  • Gingrich Gets Backing from Pro Adultery Website

    12/20/2011 11:17:18 AM PST · by wolfman23601 · 70 replies
    Time ^ | 12/20/2011 | Joe Jackson
    In a blatant – and unavoidably successful – bid for publicity, extramarrital affairs website Ashleymadison.com has unveiled a giant billboard supporting the formerly philandering White House contender. It cheekily proclaims: “Faithful Republican… Unfaithful Husband,” reports the political website Think Progress. (PHOTOS: A Look at Gingrich’s Career) The billboard – which had gone up roadside in Bucks County, Pennsylvania – comes complete with a picture of Gingrich with his finger on his lips in a “ssh” gesture. The surging GOP contender has an infamously checkered past when it comes to fidelity, with two of his three marriages ending in divorce after...
  • Cain's Website Hacked?

    11/10/2011 12:11:27 AM PST · by Lexinom · 8 replies
    http://www.hermancain.com/index.html ^ | 10 November 2011, 12:00 a.m. | Self
    BTW, it looks like Cain's website has been hacked. It looks like one of my websites when it's in the early development phase and I'm testing layout and links. You can add "/index.html" after it and get another half-functional page with several "content not found"s but also with "Truth about 999" and a menu bar that's improperly aligned and doesn't work. It could be they are doing maintenance, but normally one would have a cutover time to upload all the updated content from a development sandbox (test site). Politically, the guy needs his website active - esp. now when so...
  • Can Perry Put His Hunting Camp Problem Behind Him? (They want to HEAR him deny it)

    10/04/2011 5:32:35 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 4, 2011 | Erin McPike
    .....In fact, “disqualifying” was the word that MSNBC anchor and former GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough used Monday morning to describe the matter. Mitt Romney called it “offensive.” And rival Herman Cain said in a Sunday appearance on ABC: “My reaction is that word is very insensitive. There are some words that do not basically inspire the kind of negativity like that particular word.” He went on to say that since Perry did not stop traveling to the camp to hunt, it shows a lack of sensitivity. On Monday, Cain took a different tone, saying it’s time to put the matter...
  • Explosive Email Shows Anti-Palin Author McGinniss, Random House Likely Published Literary Hoax

    09/22/2011 5:25:30 AM PDT · by libstripper · 133 replies
    Big Government.com ^ | Sept 22, 2011 | Andrew Breitbart
    The awful launch week for the over-hyped, expected bestseller The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin, by controversial author Joe McGinniss, just got worse. Much worse. After a week of universally scathing pans from the reflexively anti-Palin establishment media, McGinniss now faces the fight of his literary life: the accusation that he seems to have knowingly submitted a book to his publisher, Crown/Random House, that was filled with unproved “tawdry gossip” and rumors that lacked “factual evidence.”
  • How the Drive-By Media Became the Hit-and-Run Media: Author Joe McGinniss...

    09/21/2011 5:38:36 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 22 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 09/20/2011 | Joel B. Pollak
    How the Drive-By Media Became the Hit-and-Run Media: Author Joe McGinniss’s Further Misadventures in Wasilla Joe McGinniss, author of a controversial new biography of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident in Wasilla, Alaska in July 2010, police and court records show. McGinniss had moved to Wasilla in the spring of 2010 to work on his book, and rented the house next door to the Palin family, prompting Palin and her husband to erect a higher fence to protect their children’s privacy. On July 12, 2010, at about 2 p.m., McGinniss was allegedly driving...
  • RUBES: The REAL Sarah Palin Haters

    09/16/2011 10:10:30 PM PDT · by Gargantua · 23 replies
    The TEA Party Tribune ^ | Saturday, September 17, 2011 | Anthony James
    RUBES: The REAL Sarah Palin Haters © 2011 By Anthony James There’s a new book out, purportedly an “exposé” on the “real” Sarah Palin, by noted Palin hater Joe McGinnis. Joe is as well known for his questionable sources and frequently unattributable accusations as he is for his creepy fixation on all things Sarah. This is the guy who actually went to Wasilla last summer and rented the house next to the Palins so he could spy on them and be an aggravating thorn in their sides as he concocted his latest hit piece on America’s favorite Governor. Released on...
  • About That Fox News Poll (CONDUCTED BY A PERRY POLLSTER!!)

    09/07/2011 2:57:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies · 1+ views
    Mighty Serf ^ | September 7, 2011 | Stacy Drake
    There have been many pundits, news writers, and bloggers recently, who have cited a specific Fox News poll while giving us the "reasons" that they think Governor Palin should stay out of the 2012 presidential race. Considering that the poll has a Fox News label on it, we as conservatives are supposed to believe that it is entirely credible. There are some problems with that, and "credible" isn't a word I would use in association with the numbers they came up with. Here's why... The section of the poll that is being touted by the media and by the governor's...
  • Police Investigate Burglary At Senator Recall Headquarters Computer (WI RAT RECALL)

    04/17/2011 11:02:18 AM PDT · by bigbob · 14 replies
    WISN ^ | 4-6-11 | WSIN
    Recall Petitions against Fleebagger Allegedly Stolen Link only due to copyright
  • Breaking: Gov. Beebe (D-AR) has secretly met with Obama to make Ark a "test case" for Obamacare

    03/08/2011 4:05:08 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 108 replies
    Secure Arkansas ^ | 08 MAR 11
    Well.. get this... Our Socialistic Governor met with Mr. Obama recently. Our governor has agreed that Arkansas will be the first state to implement Obamacare. Mr. Beebe announced this to the leadership at the Capitol yesterday. He will be changing Medicare by his own power, very likely in April or May. He is clearly on the side of the Socialist. After learning this Mr. Garner will not be presenting his capital gains tax bill tomorrow.
  • Walker Pranked(Prank call to Gov Walker -pretending to be David Koch)

    02/23/2011 8:14:10 AM PST · by SE Mom · 87 replies
    Politico ^ | 23 February 2011 | Ben Smith
    Not since those Montreal comedians got through to Sarah Palin has a stunt like this worked, but a reporter from the Buffalo Beast, posing as David Koch, appears to have managed to get Scott Walker on the line. The alt-weekly's site is down, but you can hear the recording at Mother Jones. But they didn't actually get much from Walker, other than his assent to bizarre "Koch" statements. He does give a glimpse of his -- utterly reasonable -- strategy, including courting an independent-minded Senate Democrat who he describes as "pretty reasonable, but he's not one of us." He also...
  • PDC Spotlights Moxie Media’s Illegal Activities On Behalf Of Democrats [WA scandal - Many races]

    10/29/2010 2:41:44 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 13 replies · 2+ views
    WA State Republican Party ^ | 10.28.2010 | WSRP Communications
    A vast web of deception involving the disgraced Democrat consulting firm Moxie Media and four incumbent Democrat State Senators, five incumbent Democrat State Representatives and four Democrats State House candidates has come to light because of an official investigation by the state’s Public Disclosure Commission. Democrat State Senators Chris Marr, Claudia Kauffman, Eric Oemig and Randy Gordon have been the major benefactors of Moxie Media’s dishonest activity in the general election. Their ties to Moxie Media deserve an even more thorough investigation by local media and the Public Disclosure Commission. In the House, incumbent Democrats Geoff Simpson, Tami Green, Tim...
  • What a web liberals wove in ousting conservative Democratic senator [devious plot w/ union help]

    10/28/2010 9:21:56 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 6 replies
    crosscut.com ^ | October 28, 2010 | Austin Jenkins
    Just in time for Halloween, Washington's Public Disclosure Campaign issues a damning 130-page report about traditionally Democratic organizations dressing up like Republicans in a Machiavellian scheme to knock off a conservative Democratic State senator who, apparently, had done them wrong. The upshot of the 130-page report is that a Seattle-based political consultant allegedly shuffled campaign donations through several Political Action Committees (PACs) in an effort to conceal the backers - labor unions and trial lawyers - of a stealth "attack from the right" on Senator Jean Berkey during last August's primary election. At the center of the case is Moxie...
  • Mystery group promotes Labno with mailer downstate

    10/26/2010 11:03:42 PM PDT · by aruanan · 17 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 26, 2010 | ABDON M. PALLASCH
    A mailer landing in Downstate mailboxes promotes Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Mike Labno as “the only pro-Life, pro-Gun candidate for U.S. Senate.” Only the mailer doesn’t appear to come from Labno’s campaign. A line on the flier claims it’s paid for by “Illinois Victory, a project of the Lake County Democratic Party.” State Sen. Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) heads up the Lake County Democratic Party, which he said has no “Illinois Victory” project. Link said he had never heard of the mailer until told of it by the Sun-Times Tuesday night. Supporters of Democratic Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias have unofficially...
  • Nevada Senate race turns uglier with Hispanic ad

    10/19/2010 9:14:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 19, 2010 | Cristina Silva (Associated Press)
    LAS VEGAS – A Republican campaign urging Latinos not to vote was yanked from the airwaves Tuesday amid an outcry from Democrats that it was a dirty trick against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in his hotly contested race against Republican Sharron Angle. Reid sought to link the ad to Angle as the ad drew a harsh rebuke from President Barack Obama, Hispanic leaders and candidates from both parties in Nevada. Angle's opponents also pounced on the tea party favorite for her comments to Hispanic high school students that "some of you look a little more Asian to me."