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  • Gary Hart Whines to Denver Post Over Cory Gardner Endorsement 'Heresy'

    10/15/2014 8:40:05 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 15, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    It's heresy I tell you. Heresy! A generally liberal newspaper must never be allowed the thought crime of endorsing a conservative Republican candidate in a major political race. Such was the attitude of former presidential candidate Gary Hart(pence) in his angry letter to the editor of the Denver Post denouncing them for the high heresy of endorsing Cory Gardner over Mark Udall in the senate race from Colorado. What is most interesting about Hart's letter is what is not in it, namely any complaint about biased coverage on the part of the Denver Post. Instead Hart throws a conniption fit...
  • Run Gary, Run! (Gary Hart)

    10/22/2011 1:18:37 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 29 replies
    NRO ^ | 10.22.11 | Jonah Goldberg
    A professor friend of mine says that his campus is covered in fliers calling for Gary Hart to run for president. And indeed there’s a website devoted to drafting him: Rungaryhart.com
  • Why Palin, Bachmann Have Plenty of Time for Their Kids

    07/27/2011 10:33:31 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 11 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | July 27, 2011 | Paul Bedard
    Among the many ways Sarah Palin was hit in the media during her 2008 vice presidential bid—criticism now spilling on to current presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann—was that she should forget politics and make time for her kids. GOP pollster Kellyanne Conway has an answer for those who think Palin, Bachmann, or other women with children don't have enough time to raise them while serving in public office...
  • Exclusive: Weiner's Messages to Teenage Girl in Delaware Draw Police Attention

    06/10/2011 3:04:59 PM PDT · by macquire · 281 replies · 1+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | June 10, 2011 | Jana Winter
    DEVELOPING: NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Police on Friday afternoon came to the home of a 17-year-old high school junior to ask her about direct online communications she has had with Rep. Anthony Weiner. Two officers from the New Castle County Police Department arrived at the girl's home around 4:30 p.m. and asked to speak with the girl's mother about the daughter's contact with Weiner. Another officer appeared at the home a short time later. A FoxNews.com reporter was at the home when the police arrived. The girl, whose name is being withheld because she is a minor, told FoxNews.com, "I'm...
  • Reid to Weiner: 'Call somebody else'

    06/07/2011 1:11:15 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    Reid to Weiner: 'Call somebody else' mug.cnnpolitics By: CNN Political Unit Washington (CNN) – Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid gave embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner no love on Capitol Hill Tuesday. "I know Congressman Weiner and I wish there was some way I can defend him, but I can't. OK?" Reid said. And then there was this exchange with reporters: Q: You didn't say whether you thought Congressman Weiner should resign. Reid: I'm not here to defend Weiner. Q: What do you think he should do? Reid: That's all I'm going to say. Q: Senator Reid, what advice would you...
  • Barbara Walters on Weinergate: Pics Intended for Wife; ‘This is How Much I Miss You’

    06/07/2011 11:06:01 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 50 replies · 1+ views
    breitbart ^ | 6-2011
  • Scapegoats anyone?--Push to blame the Iraq war on "Jewish influence" sounds a familiar theme

    03/13/2003 4:49:57 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies · 678+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 3-13-03 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Push to blame the Iraq war on "Jewish influence" sounds a familiar theme http://www.jewishworldreview.com | A few months ago, a great deal of tut-tutting and dignified outrage emanated from much of the civilized world over the broadcast of a series on Egyptian television which sought to dramatize the "truth" of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. But, as the debate over President Bush's rightful determination to pursue war against the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein heats up, it looks like the dimwitted propagandists who write scripts for Egyptian potboilers have been sharing sources with prominent Washington pundits, leftist anti-war...
  • AP Sources: NYC terror probe nabs 4th in Pakistan

    04/12/2010 9:23:40 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 10 replies · 298+ views
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 4/12/10 | DEVLIN BARRETT and TOM HAYS
    A fourth suspect in a disrupted plot to bomb New York City subways has been arrested in Pakistan, law enforcement officials said Monday. The principal suspect in the case, Najibullah Zazi, has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with investigators, key developments that prosecutors hope will help them trace the plot back to its roots in Pakistan, where Zazi and former friends from high school allegedly traveled in 2008 to seek terror training.
  • Medvedev, U.S. ex-senators talk of better ties

    03/10/2009 2:43:05 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 14 replies · 353+ views
    Reuters ^ | March 10, 2009
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. ex-senators pressed for better relations between Moscow and Washington during talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday, the latest in a series of high-level contacts. The fact Medvedev met former senators Gary Hart and Chuck Hagel -- whose rank does not automatically qualify them for a Kremlin audience -- appeared to be a sign Moscow welcomed moves from Washington to relaunch their troubled relationship. Medvedev and new U.S. President Barack Obama are expected to meet for the first time next month on the sidelines of a Group of 20 Summit in London....
  • Russia Never Wanted a War (sez Mikhail Gorbachev)

    08/19/2008 11:51:36 PM PDT · by james500 · 33 replies · 291+ views
    NY Times ^ | August 19, 2008 | MIKHAIL GORBACHEV
    THE acute phase of the crisis provoked by the Georgian forces’ assault on Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, is now behind us. But how can one erase from memory the horrifying scenes of the nighttime rocket attack on a peaceful town, the razing of entire city blocks, the deaths of people taking cover in basements, the destruction of ancient monuments and ancestral graves? Russia did not want this crisis. The Russian leadership is in a strong enough position domestically; it did not need a little victorious war. Russia was dragged into the fray by the recklessness of the Georgian...
  • Gary Hart Hits Nazi-Like Neocons and 'Pre-Programmed Ditto Heads'

    05/19/2008 10:53:30 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies · 561+ views
    newsbusters.org ^ | May 16, 2008 | Tim Graham
    In light of the networks echoing Obama-campaign hypersensitivity on how Bush was allegedly comparing Obama to Nazi appeasers before the Knesset, as liberals suggest this is the lowest campaign tactic in years, talk-show hosts will probably notice that on The Huffington Post, it's apparently fine for that old Democratic campaign star Gary Hart to simply compare conservatives to Nazis, not to mention the authoritarian tendencies of those robotic "pre-programmed neo-conservative dittoheads": Historians of early 21st century American politics will remark the degree to which radical forces, usually called neoconservatives, perverted language as recommended by the National Socialist Party in 1930s...
  • Former U.S. senator Hart says McCain will divide Republicans

    05/11/2008 7:00:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies · 264+ views
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Former Colorado senator and two-time presidential candidate Gary Hart told Nebraska Democrats that Barack Obama will heal the national party, while John McCain's nomination may cause a rift among Republicans. "There's a real struggle for the soul of the Republican Party under way," Hart said Saturday before the state Democratic Party's annual Morrison-Exon Day Dinner. About 450 people attended the party's largest fundraising event. Hart, 71, sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988, and was a U.S. senator from 1975 to 1987. Hart said the Republican Party is going to find its ties to religious...
  • Hart says it’s GOP that may rupture

    05/11/2008 5:29:14 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 58 replies · 323+ views
    Journalstar.com ^ | 5-10-2008 | Don Walton
    This year’s long and contentious Democratic presidential battle will end with Barack Obama and a healed party, former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart said Saturday night. In fact, he suggested, it actually may be the Republican Party that splinters before the November election. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain “seems to have a free ride” for now, Hart said in a Lincoln interview. “But there’s a real struggle for the soul of the Republican Party under way.” That clash pits a party tied to the religious right, personal social issues, neoconservative foreign policy and libertarian taxpayers against a traditional GOP that...
  • Manager/booker Gary Hart dies (Professional Wrestling)

    03/17/2008 9:39:10 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies · 943+ views
    CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling ^ | March 17, 2008 | Greg Oliver
    In front of the camera, Gary Hart, who died Sunday, was one of the most vile and hated managers of all time; behind the scenes, he had one of the greatest minds for professional wrestling...
  • McCain Mistress Bombshell

    02/21/2008 6:44:57 PM PST · by Kurt Evans · 86 replies · 569+ views
    Minneapolis City Pages ^ | February 20, 2008 | Kevin Hoffman
    <p>WASHINGTON — Early in Senator John McCain’s first run for the White House eight years ago, waves of anxiety swept through his small circle of advisers.</p> <p>A female lobbyist had been turning up with him at fund-raisers, visiting his offices and accompanying him on a client’s corporate jet. Convinced the relationship had become romantic, some of his top advisers intervened to protect the candidate from himself — instructing staff members to block the woman’s access, privately warning her away and repeatedly confronting him, several people involved in the campaign said on the condition of anonymity.</p>
  • Gary Hart: Obama Won't Fade

    02/08/2008 3:04:07 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 25 replies · 56+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | February 7, 2008 | Steve Kornacki
    The Barack of '84 Thinks Hillary is Mondale Without the Locked-In Superdelegates The Super Tuesday stalemate has only reinforced comparisons between the Hillary Clinton-Barack Obama contest and the fight for the Democratic nomination 1984, another one-on-one race that pitted an insurgent against the party establishment -- and one that wasn’t settled until the party’s July convention in San Francisco. In that ‘84 campaign, the Obama role was played by Gary Hart, whose “new ideas” fueled a stunning 13-point victory in New Hampshire that rocketed him to the top of the race and, within weeks, brought Walter Mondale -- who had...
  • Will A New Candidate Emerge At OU?

    12/31/2007 9:52:11 PM PST · by Osage Orange · 15 replies · 150+ views
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 12-31-2007 | John Greiner
    Mon December 31, 2007 Will a new candidate emerge at OU? By John Greiner Capitol Bureau NORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren and former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn of Georgia are convening a bipartisan group of nationally prominent political figures next Sunday and Monday to challenge presidential candidates to focus on serious issues. Those planning to attend include: •New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, a possible independent candidate for president. •Former Democrat U.S. Sen. Charles S. Robb of Virginia. •Bill Brock, former Republican Party chairman and former Tennessee U.S. Senator. •Jim Leach, a former Republican congressman...
  • Gary Hart’s Monkey Business: How and Why a Candidate Got Caught (20 years ago today)

    05/08/2007 9:04:13 AM PDT · by Borges · 25 replies · 1,814+ views
    American Heritage ^ | 5/08/07 | John Steele Gordon
    When rumors began circulating about his supposed extramarital affairs, Sen. Gary Hart, the leading candidate for the 1988 Democratic nomination for President, challenged the media. He told The New York Times in an interview published on May 3, 1987, that they should “follow me around. . . . They’ll be very bored.” As the NBC anchor John Chancellor explained a few days later, “We did. We weren’t.” Seldom if ever has a major presidential candidacy crashed and burned so quickly. On May 8, 1987, 20 years ago today and a mere five days after issuing his challenge, the Colorado senator...
  • (Former U.S. Sen. Gary) Hart: Dems Should Revisit Their Principles

    10/23/2006 6:55:57 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 37 replies · 893+ views
    Madison.com ^ | October 23, 2006 | Ellen Williams-Masson
    Former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart has challenged the Democratic Party to redefine its soul, but said he has no plans to be the party's messiah in the 2008 elections. The two-time presidential hopeful spoke to a capacity crowd on Sunday at the Overture Center's Promenade Hall, promoting a return to principles as outlined in his new book, "The Courage of our Convictions: A Manifesto for Democrats." The talk was part of the closing day of the Wisconsin Book Festival. Lauding the Democratic Party's stand on civil and equal rights in the 1960s and 1970s, Hart exhorted Democrats to delineate the...
  • Blogwatch: Gary Hart - The October Surprise (Is He Engaging In Fearmongering? Will The Dems Join In?

    09/25/2006 5:25:09 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 19 replies · 469+ views
    Scoop ^ | Sept. 23, 2006 | Gary Hart
    It should come as no surprise if the Bush Administration undertakes a preepmtive war against Iran sometime before the November election...
  • Did CFR, Globalists Hijack State's New Immigration Laws?

    09/01/2006 9:32:42 AM PDT · by hedgetrimmer · 13 replies · 650+ views
    The Sierra Times ^ | September 01, 2006 | Terry Graham
    <p>Open-borders adversaries sued to kill the initiative, but Colorado's Supreme Court approved it in early May of 2004. Herron, ex-Gov. Dick Lamm, CAIR's co-Chair Fred Elbel and other insiders chose not to seek the required 68,000 voter signatures to place it on the November 2004 ballot, claiming it was too late to guarantee success. By law, this tabled the initiative for two years, during which time a growing cabal of open-borders legislators, mainly Democrats, aligned with globalist Gov. Bill Owens (RINO) to kill similar legislation.</p>
  • DUmmie FUnnies 08-25-06 (Gary Hart Falls Off The Deep End)

    08/25/2006 5:15:02 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 148 replies · 1,685+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | August 25, 2006 | Gary Hart, HUffies, and PJ-Comix
    If I were to tell you that I know someone who thinks that George Bush is assuming imperial powers in the same manner as Augustus Caesar in ancient Rome, you would figure the person to be a kook left member of the Democratic Underground aka DUmmies. In addition, if I were to add that this same person also believes that our social and foreign policy must first be submitted to religious fundamentalists then you could also conclude that if not a DUmmie, then this same person could also be a Koo-Koo Daily Kos type. Well, what if I told...
  • U.S. stuck with few options in Iraq (Gary Hart says we could lose the whole US Army in Iraq)

    03/08/2006 10:17:37 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 42 replies · 1,028+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | March 5 2006 | Dick Polman
    Gary Hart said he thinks troops are at serious risk. The Democratic ex-senator and onetime presidential candidate, a specialist on defense issues, talked about Iraq. "Our army is in danger," he said. "If all-out civil war breaks out, we could lose our army. If Sunnis and Shiites take to the streets by the thousands, it could literally be impossible to get [the soldiers] out. ... I know that sounds apocalyptic, but it's not out of the question. We need an exit strategy. We have no choice. We're making things worse.
  • Gary Hart Raps Pro-war Hillary Clinton

    01/09/2006 6:13:35 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 22 replies · 620+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/9/06
    Former Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart is hinting that he won't support Hillary Clinton when she runs for president in 2008, saying he's in "total disagreement" with her support for the Iraq war. "The Democrats have failed to come up with a party position on Iraq," Hart complained to the New York Times on Sunday, in quotes excerpted by the web site JustHillary.com. "Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have to get these people into line," he continued, before adding: "You can't do that with Senator Clinton saying increase troop levels," Asked point-blank if he thought Mrs. Clinton was the Democratic...
  • Gary Hart - Flacking for Kerry - Praises His "Unwavering" Voice [laugh-or-cry barfer]

    11/30/2005 11:09:13 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies · 1,205+ views
    johnKerry.com ^ | John Kerry
    It's a sign of just how low John Kerry's fortunes have sunk that he has to dredge up poor old Gary Hart to flack for him in the email below that was sent out today by the Kerry folks. Hart pathetically boasts of getting a piece into the Washington Post, and of his time on something called the Bipartisan Commission on National Security. But the highlight is Hart praising Kerry for his "unwavering voice." You got to figure that even Kerry's hacks had to laugh when they ghost-wrote that for Hart! Read it and laugh! ------------------------- Dear , "The public...
  • Listening to Losers

    10/04/2005 9:41:44 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 14 replies · 628+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 10-04-05 | Alan Caruba--Commentary
    Listening to Losers By Alan Caruba October 04, 2005 In mid-summer, the Washington Post published an opinion editorial by former Colorado Senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart. It embodied all the usual arguments against having invaded Iraq and for staying on until the Iraqis can begin to fashion a free nation with a constitution agreed to by its people. I recall thinking to myself, why would anyone pay any attention to the advice of such a loser? You may think me harsh, but let's very briefly look at his record. In 1972, Hart was the campaign manager for Sen. George...
  • WSJ: Ghost Busters - A quiet majority replaces Vietnam's "silent majority."

    08/26/2005 6:13:56 AM PDT · by OESY · 13 replies · 1,132+ views
    opinionjournal.com ^ | August 26, 2005 | Daniel Henninger
    ...Richard Nixon, amid a similar low ebb of popularity with Vietnam, gave a famous speech in 1969. This was the year after the Tet offensive, which caused Walter Cronkite's famous Hagel-like throwing in of the towel. In that speech Nixon described a "great silent majority" in America. The idea, of course, was that the daily media attention commanded by the antiwar movement was missing a class of Americans who sat home seething at the behavior of the protesters. Today, because of the Internet, no one has to seethe in silence, as wired activists in both parties proved in 2004's high-tech...
  • Bush Introduces Tammy Pruett, Media Advises Dems To Join Sheehan (Rush Anti-Jihad Cindy Alert)

    08/25/2005 5:55:46 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 4 replies · 911+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 08/25/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let me go back. I want to just putting something here in chronological order because the president was in Nampa, Idaho, yesterday, and he took a... What would you say? He took a direct shot at the squatters down in Crawford by singling out a war mom who is very supportive of what's going on. Yesterday, actually a couple days on this program, this is a point that a made over and over again on this program. RUSH ARCHIVE: Over 1,800 brave men and women have lost their lives in Iraq. The nation knows the name of only one...
  • Hart calls out Democratic fence-sitters (barf)

    08/25/2005 8:31:13 AM PDT · by Millee · 16 replies · 577+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | August 25, 2005 | Mike Littwin
    Do not let it be said - as you often hear - that the Democrats have no comprehensive strategy on Iraq. It goes this way: Watch, with silent glee, as someone like Cindy Sheehan calls out the president. Watch, with barely restrained glee, as George W. Bush's poll numbers plummet. Watch, with quiet dismay, as the Iraqis work to draft a constitution that - according to many secular Iraqis - could put Shiite clerics in control and limit women's rights. Watch, in dumbfounded amazement, as Bush insists the draft proposals "honor" women's rights. And when it comes time to finally...
  • The Return Of Gary Hart (Gary Hart writes a Nasty Anti-War Op Ed in Washington Post!)

    08/24/2005 9:12:40 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 11 replies · 128+ views
    Radio Blogger ^ | 8/24/05
    The disgraced former Senator of Colorado writes an op-ed in the Washington Post that is a real piece of work. Keep in mind, this is the guy who masterminded the disastrous McGovern campaign, and has long been an anti-war guy. Here's a sample of his column in the Post: To stay silent during such a crisis, and particularly to harbor the thought that the administration's misfortune is the Democrats' fortune, is cowardly. In 2008 I want a leader who is willing now to say: "I made a mistake, and for my mistake I am going to Iraq and accompanying the...
  • Who Will Say 'No More'?

    08/24/2005 1:08:12 AM PDT · by Crackingham · 16 replies · 558+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8/24/05 | Gary Hart
    "Waist deep in the Big Muddy and the big fool said to push on," warned an anti-Vietnam war song those many years ago. The McGovern presidential campaign, in those days, which I know something about, is widely viewed as a cause for the decline of the Democratic Party, a gateway through which a new conservative era entered. Like the cat that jumped on a hot stove and thereafter wouldn't jump on any stove, hot or cold, today's Democratic leaders didn't want to make that mistake again. Many supported the Iraq war resolution and -- as the Big Muddy is rising...
  • WSJ: Intelligent Delay -- Giving CIA reform a little more thought.

    11/16/2004 5:35:40 AM PST · by OESY · 3 replies · 479+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 16, 2004 | Editorial
    ...Duncan Hunter, ...the House Armed Services Chairman, is refusing to join the Beltway stampede to pass, in a few short weeks, the most extensive changes in U.S. intelligence in 50 years. ...The Senate and House each passed bills in the heat (and panic) of the election campaign.... Mr. Hunter specifically objects to a provision that would take budget authority away from the Secretary of Defense over the intelligence agencies under his control. This is a narrow but important issue. It would potentially undercut the military's ability to obtain and act on intelligence in real time.... There are other problems with...
  • John Kerry vs. the War on Terror: Candidate Kerry's Subversive Campaign

    11/01/2004 7:27:09 AM PST · by Fedora · 47 replies · 4,886+ views
    Original FReeper research | 11/01/2004 | Fedora
    John Kerry's Fellow TravellersA 5--part series exposing John Kerry's Communist connections.Part 5: John Kerry vs. the War on Terror: Candidate Kerry's Subversive CampaignBy Fedora *NOTE: The term “fellow traveller" as used in this article series refers to someone who is not a member of the Communist Party (CP) but regularly engages in actions which advance the Party's program. Some apparent fellow travellers may actually be “concealed party members": members of the CP who conceal their membership. Which of these classifications is applicable to the Kerrys is a question this series leaves unresolved. This series does not argue for any direct...
  • Gary Hart Urges "Grand Strategy" (Kerry advisor and possible cabinet pick)

    10/25/2004 4:21:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies · 886+ views
    UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism ^ | October 25, 2004 | Leonie Sherman
    BERKELEY -- If former Colorado Senator Gary Hart had his way, this year's presidential campaign would look a lot different. The noted author of 13 books was on the UC Berkeley campus this week to promote his latest book, The Fourth Power: A Grand Strategy for the United States, and to issue a foreign policy challenge to all candidates vying for president in the upcoming November elections: "sit down for half a day and come up with a grand strategy for the U.S," he declared. In a presentation at International House, Hart, an advisor to the campaign of Senator John...
  • WSJ: Intelligence Stampede

    10/07/2004 5:40:02 AM PDT · by OESY · 8 replies · 575+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 7, 2004 | Editorial
    ...A new National Intelligence Director with a staff of several hundred will ride herd over the CIA, the DIA, the NSA, the FBI and the Pentagon.... ...[I]f this "reform" passes, a President might no longer get the competing views from the Pentagon because its intelligence arms will have been wrested away from the Defense Secretary to report to the same new national director. Such a move... runs the risk of separating intelligence from the war fighters who need it. One genuine success of recent years has been the integration of real-time intelligence with commanders on the battlefield.... The intelligence changes......
  • Gary Hart criticizes polls, Bush

    09/29/2004 2:39:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies · 983+ views
    Lawrence Journal World ^ | September 29, 2004 | Dave Ranney, Journal-World, KS
    Hall Center lecturer criticizes polls, Bush - Humanities series to open with former U.S. senator It's true the polls show President Bush leading Democratic challenger John Kerry. But the polls are off, said Gary Hart, a former U.S. senator from Colorado who sought the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 1984 and 1988. "At this point in time, they're not very accurate," he said, noting that many of his moderate Republican friends have assured him privately they'll not be voting for Bush. "They're not going to show up in the polls," said Hart, who has advised the Kerry campaign in...
  • The Radio Talk Show Amendment, Or: Why John Kerry is Now Toast

    08/29/2004 3:56:22 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 100 replies · 6,488+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 29 August 2004 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    It was a bittersweet pleasure to go on-air Friday for two hours with my friend Jerry Agar, WPTF afternoon drivetime, from Raleigh to most of North Carolina and parts of states north and south of there. This was our last sit-down, since Jerry is moving to KMBZ in Kansas City, a larger market that wants a quick, intelligent voice from the conservative side of the spectrum. We spent 45 minutes of our time talking about the Swift Boat controversy involving John Kerry. The phones lit up, and so did the computer screen with e-mails. Both the calls and the e-mails...
  • And from the Right: Joe Wilson?

    07/28/2004 8:09:50 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 10 replies · 787+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 28, 2004 | Matthew Continetti
    Only on a panel sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future.Boston"ARE YOU ALL READY TO TAKE BACK AMERICA?" Robert Borosage, the co-director of Campaign for America's Future, asked on Wednesday, standing in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. And the crowd sure was ready. They hooted and hollared. They roared and screamed. They nodded their heads vigorously. The day before, Michael Moore had stopped by. On Wednesday, Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Barbara Lee, former senator Gary Hart, and Ambassador Joe Wilson took the stage.The occasion was a debate on the Iraq war, which may...
  • Star Dems back Kerry, shun beer from rival (Pete Coors)

    06/22/2004 7:06:04 AM PDT · by mondoman · 11 replies · 511+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | 6/22/04 | Jim Tankersley
    There's no delicate way to say this, so out it comes: They served Coors at John Kerry's fund-raiser Monday night. Or tried to. The night was surreal like that. Gary Hart drew an "Amen" introducing the guest of honor at the Westin Tabor Center - a real, live "Amen!" - and the guest of honor actually suggested running with Hunter S. Thompson on his ticket. It was a night when the state's Democratic stars came out - Heath, Hart, Hickenlooper, Schoettler, Pena, Webb - but neither of the party's nominees for an open U.S. Senate seat. Ken Salazar was somewhere...
  • Rice faces accusation on eve of testimony

    04/07/2004 8:21:32 PM PDT · by knak · 97 replies · 150+ views
    guardian ^ | 4/7/04
    Julian Borger in Washington Thursday April 8, 2004 The Guardian A senior terrorism expert said yesterday that he had delivered a final desperate warning of an inevitable terrorist attack to Condoleezza Rice five days before al-Qaida struck New York's World Trade Centre and the Pentagon in Washington. On the eve of the national security adviser's public appearance today to defend the Bush administration's record before the commission studying the September 11 attacks, Gary Hart, a former Democratic presidential candidate who co-chaired an earlier three-year public study of the threats to US security in the 21st century, told the Guardian his...
  • Gallup's Survey Gives Hart 9-Point Lead Over Reagan (March 9, 1984; Reagan 43%, Hart 52%)

    02/20/2004 2:30:22 AM PST · by ambrose · 62 replies · 3,304+ views
    New York Times ^ | March 9, 1984 | Gallup Poll
    Gallup's Survey Gives Hart 9-Point Lead Over Reagan By JOHN HERBERS Special to The New York Times. New York Times (1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.: Mar 9, 1984. pg. A12, 1 pgs Article types: article Dateline: ATLANTA, March 8 ISSN/ISBN: 03624331 Text Word Count 870 First Paragraph ATLANTA, March 8 -- Reports of a surge of support across the nation for Senator Gary Hart since his victories in New England Presidential primaries were bolstered today by a Gallup poll that showed him leading President Reagan in a national sample of voters.
  • Hart backs Kerry's campaign

    02/12/2004 4:17:38 PM PST · by Gaetano · 40 replies · 161+ views
    Denver Post ^ | October 01, 2003 | John Aloysius Farrell
    Hart backs Kerry's campaign October 01, 2003 The Denver Post By John Aloysius Farrell Gary Hart endorsed Sen. John Kerry for president Tuesday, saying that the Massachusetts Democrat was the most qualified and best-prepared candidate in the race. "We cannot afford on-the-job training," Hart said in a conference call with Kerry and reporters. "People should be prepared to be president before they run for president. "Contrary to present experience," said Hart, in a knock at President Bush, "I think the nation is better served when a person enters the office having studied and prepared ... rather than fitting some personality...
  • Key Dem: [Gary] Hart likely won't run for Senate

    01/28/2004 11:53:19 AM PST · by JohnnyZ · 19 replies · 153+ views
    Denver Post ^ | January 28, 2004 | Mike Soraghan
    WASHINGTON - Former Sen. Gary Hart likely won't run for the Senate this year, the Democratic Party's top Senate recruiter said Tuesday. "Gary Hart has made it clear he probably won't run," said Sen. Jon Corzine of New Jersey, chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. In a brief interview with The Denver Post, Corzine said Hart's reservations boiled down to "economics." He did not offer further specifics. Although Hart is a Denver lawyer who travels all over the world, he is not known to be wealthy. Corzine's comments confirm what Democratic officials have been saying privately for weeks. It...
  • My Secret Talks With Libya, And Why They Went Nowhere

    01/17/2004 11:58:10 AM PST · by Pokey78 · 21 replies · 108+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 01/18/04 | Gary Hart
    DENVER In February 1992, five years after I retired from the Senate and entered the world of international law, I was approached at my hotel while on a business trip to Athens by a man identifying himself as a "naval attaché{grv}" from the Libyan Embassy, who was almost certainly with the Libyan intelligence service. This was by no means the first time such a thing had happened to me since leaving the Senate. Nevertheless, there was an air of intrigue about the meeting, and it led to intensive contacts with the Libyan government over the next several weeks. Although I...
  • Hart would run as 2008 tuneup, Campbell says

    01/15/2004 11:08:58 AM PST · by Holly_P · 10 replies · 182+ views
    Denver Post ^ | January 15, 2004 | Mike Soraghan
    WASHINGTON - If Gary Hart jumps into Colorado's Senate race this year, the former senator would be doing so only to "lay the groundwork" for a presidential run in 2008, incumbent Ben Nighthorse Campbell said Wednesday. "The presidential aspirations are still there," said Campbell, R-Ignacio. "I would think he might see it as a steppingstone again." Hart, expected to decide this week whether to run, declined, through a spokeswoman, to respond. Hart, a Democrat, was elected to the Senate in 1974 and served two terms. He ran for president in 1984 but lost the nomination to Vice President Walter Mondale....
  • Gary Hart: Clark Went 'Much Too Far' with 9/11 Pledge

    01/11/2004 6:01:57 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 10 replies · 160+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/11/04 | Limbacher
    Democratic presidential hopeful Gen. Wesley Clark went "much too far" last week when he promised that if he becomes president he'll guarantee that terrorists won't attack the U.S., former presidential candidate Gary Hart said Sunday. "I disagree strongly with Gen. Clark," Sen. Hart told WABC Radio's Steve Malzberg. Before the 9/11 attacks, Hart, along with former Sen. Warren Rudman, chaired a panel that warned that a terrorist attack against the U.S. was inevitable. The Colorado Democrat told Malzberg, "I was a bit startled by [Clark's] statement if for no other reason [that] I think we have been saying we that...
  • Gary Hart Said to Be Mulling Senate Bid

    01/07/2004 9:15:58 PM PST · by nypokerface · 11 replies · 195+ views
    AP ^ | 01/07/04 | ROBERT GEHRKE
    <p>WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart is seriously considering a challenge to Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, according to party sources.</p> <p>The two-term senator and two-time presidential candidate recently discussed a possible bid with national and state party leaders who are urging him to jump in, said Democratic sources in Washington and Colorado who requested anonymity.</p>
  • Hart Considers Senate Race in Colorado

    08/24/2003 2:16:23 PM PDT · by Fizzie · 27 replies · 220+ views
    Newsday ^ | 8/24/03 | Catherine Tsai
    http://www.newsday.com/news/politics/wire/sns-ap-hart-senate,0,6342399.story?coll=sns-ap-politics-headlines Hart Considers Senate Race in Colorado By CATHERINE TSAI Associated Press Writer August 24, 2003, 9:12 AM EDT DENVER -- Gary Hart, who decided against joining the Democratic presidential race this year, is being asked by national and Colorado Democratic leaders to make a 2004 Senate run against GOP incumbent Ben Nighthorse Campbell. "I've had several conversations with him about it," said Chris Gates, chairman of the Colorado Democratic Party. "A lot of us in Colorado and Washington would love to see Gary take this race on. He's listening."
  • Gary Hart decides against seeking presidency...

    05/06/2003 2:43:43 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 75 replies · 283+ views
    Drudge ^ | 6 May, 2003
    Breaking . . Gary Hart decides against seeking presidency...
  • Congressman Billybob Sez: All-American Arrogance

    04/25/2003 3:53:39 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 21 replies · 288+ views
    United Press International ^ | 26 April 2003 | Congressman Billybob (J. Armor, Esq.)
    No, this is not about the Iraq War, or the post-war reconstruction of Iraq, or the French view of America's position in the world. It's about a single bad decision by the top officers of the world's largest airline, American Airlines, that will probably dump that carrier into bankruptcy. This decision goes beyond wrong, beyond greed, all the way to world-class stupidity. And the reason behind it applies in many areas of American life. To set the stage: When times were fat for the airline industry, American signed fat contracts with the various unions of its employees. Now that times...