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  • Louisiana votes to send Republican John Kennedy to U.S. Senate

    12/11/2016 6:25:03 AM PST · by mandaladon · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11 Dec 2016
    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana voters chose Saturday to send Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy to the U.S. Senate, filling the nation's last Senate seat and giving the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber when the new term begins in January. Kennedy had always been the runoff election's front-runner in a state that overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign. As he celebrated the victory, Kennedy said he represented change in Washington. "I believe that...
  • John Kennedy wins Senate Seat in Louisiana - Republicans now control Senate 52-48

    12/10/2016 7:31:00 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 83 replies
    Great news out of Louisiana tonight. With 80% of the vote in, John Kennedy (R) is blowing out Foster Campbell (D) by a 64-36% margin. Some insurance for the Republican majority and this virtually guarantees that President Elect Trump gets the Cabinet he wants.
  • Journalist’s tell-all on mobster tied to JFK might have gotten her killed

    12/04/2016 9:25:28 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 93 replies
    http://nypost.com ^ | 12/04/2016 | Susan Edelman
    On the night before her shocking death, Dorothy Kilgallen, a star panelist on the hit TV game show “What’s My Line?” correctly guessed the occupation of a mystery guest: a woman who sold dynamite. The glamorous, razor-sharp Kilgallen delighted viewers, but behind the scenes, the dogged and courageous reporter was hot on the trail of the biggest story of her life: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The morning after that show, on Nov. 8, 1965, the 52-year-old newspaper columnist hailed by The Post as “the most powerful female voice in America” was dead in her Manhattan town house....
  • Trump, Pence Endorse Louisiana GOP Senate Candidate John Kennedy Ahead of Runoff

    12/03/2016 3:00:20 PM PST · by mandaladon · 9 replies
    NBC ^ | 3 Dec 2016 | VAUGHN HILLYARD
    NEW ORLEANS — Vice President-elect Mike Pence traveled to Louisiana's largest city Saturday to endorse Republican John Kennedy for U.S. Senate — a last-dash visit ahead of the state's runoff election in one week. "I'm really here to say thanks, but we have one more race to win this year," Pence told a crowd of supporters from inside a New Orleans airport hangar. As the Indiana governor looked to capitalize on the GOP's victories this election, including capturing the White House, President-elect Donald Trump also gave Kennedy his stamp of approval via Twitter. "State Treasurer John Kennedy is my choice...
  • The John F. Kennedy Assassination - Some Historical Perspectives

    11/23/2016 3:33:41 PM PST · by EveningStar · 62 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | Multiple
    Jackie Kennedy's Secret Service Agent Opens Up About JFK's Funeral Clint Hill Esquire November 23, 2016 On November 22, 1963—53 years ago today—President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. The following excerpts from Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Presidents reveal what really happened from someone who was there: Jackie's secret service agent Clint Hill More John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums is a ninety-minute filmed memorial tribute to President John F. Kennedy, who had been assassinated on November 22, 1963. It was completed in 1964, and released...
  • Trump Will Become Third President to Forego a Salary. Here's What the Other Two Did With Theirs...

    11/13/2016 12:45:47 PM PST · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    Independent Journal Review (IJR) ^ | November 12, 2016 | Jed Smith
    ...Trump swore that he would refuse his Presidential salary if elected... John F. Kennedy was the wealthiest man ever sworn in as President of the United States. He had given his congressional salary to charity, and he maintained the practice once he got to the White House. Herbert Hoover, whose net worth was estimated to be nearly $4 million in 1913, divided most of his presidential salary between various charities. He used the rest to supplement the incomes of his staff.
  • Exclusive Poll: Kennedy leads candidates in U.S. Senate race

    10/20/2016 4:40:42 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 15 replies
    WVUE ^ | 10/20/2016 | Kim Holden
    NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A brand new poll in the U.S. Senate race puts State Treasurer John Kennedy in the lead with roughly two and half weeks until the election. An exclusive FOX 8 | Raycom Media poll asked 625 registered voters in Louisiana who they would vote for if the primary election was held today. Nearly two dozen candidates are vying for U.S. Senator David Vitter's seat. Approximately 24 percent said Republican State Treasurer John Kennedy, 19 percent said Democratic Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, and Caroline Fayard, a Democrat, got 12 percent. "It should be no surprise, candidates...
  • Louisiana immediately halts TOPS payments to colleges, universities in face of budget crisis

    02/11/2016 3:54:37 PM PST · by smith5460 · 21 replies
    The Advocate (Baton Rouge) ^ | February 11, 2016 | Rebekah Allen
    The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance alerted colleges and universities Thursday that they were stopping TOPS payments immediately because of uncertainty related to the state budget. "Due to the possibility of state budget cuts, all TOPS payments are being suspended until further notice," said an email that went out to all TOPS eligible institutions at 3 p.m. "More details will be provided as information becomes available." What that means for students and parents is that every student who is currently receiving a TOPS scholarship could end up owing the remainder of the semester's tuition that's not already paid.
  • Vitter retirement shakes up Louisiana Senate race (Maness for Senate!!)

    11/22/2015 8:03:31 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 11 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 11/22/15 | Kevin Robillard
    Following his defeat to Democrat John Bel Edwards in Saturday's Louisiana gubernatorial election, GOP Sen. David Vitter announced that he will retire from the Senate next year, ensuring another busy year of campaigning in a state with no shortage of ambitious politicians. Vitter's exit will set up an open-seat race in 2016, and the Republican side of the field is chock-full of potential candidates: GOP Reps. Charles Boustany and John Fleming, state Treasurer John Kennedy, retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle could all make bids. The Democratic picture is less clear: New Orleans Mayor...
  • The ugly history of the Democrat Party: Part Nineteen

    10/27/2014 12:24:34 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/27/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    John F. Kennedy 1961 to Nov 23, 1963 Camelot? More like Potemkin Village on the Potomac! John F. Kennedy: was there anything about him that was NOT a fraud? From August 2, 1943 the day his PT 109 was cut in half by a Japanese destroyer the legend of John FitzGerald Kennedy was nurtured and carefully managed. [69] John Kennedy was not his father Joseph P. Kennedy’s first choice to make one of his sons the president of the United States. The old bootlegger had his eyes on Joe Kennedy junior for that designation. Unfortunately Joe junior – a genuinely...
  • In Our Hour of Maximum Danger, We Get Bizzaro Jack Kennedy

    01/30/2014 4:55:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, 2014 | John Ransom
    Well it’s clear from president Obama’s State of the Union poetry that we’ve reached the terminal phase of the old deal that’s been foisted on us, also known as the New Deal. Back when the world was young president Kennedy told us that it was time for a new generation of leaders, “tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage--and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed…. who have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour...
  • Photo Of JFK 4 Days Before Assassination That Haunts Me

    11/23/2013 3:35:14 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 58 replies
    Self | November 23, 2013 | Self
    I like to surf around the web sort of checking out many topics of interest. As we approached the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, I remembered that he visited Miami just 4 days earlier. I knew this because my father had actually been in the Miami crowd that saw Kennedy and he commented later that it was hard to believe he was dead because he looked so young and alive just days earlier. Well, I got curious about this and when the Miami Herald had an article with photos of Kennedy's visit to Miami, I checked them out. What...
  • Kennedycare - Fifty years before Obamacare, JFK had his own health care debacle

    11/18/2013 12:55:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    Slate ^ | November 17, 2013 | John Dickerson
    "......[SNIP].....The last chapter of Kennedy's failure on Medicare came as a result of either being hoodwinked by members of Congress or in misreading them, which, given the nature of backroom deals in the 1960s, may have been the same thing. In a last-ditch effort, the president and Medicare proponents returned to the original strategy of trying to attach the health care program to the welfare bill in the Senate. The measure was debated for three weeks, after which Democratic leader Mike Mansfield thought he had the 50 votes needed for passage. (Vice President Lyndon Johnson would break the tie.)The opposition,...
  • Happy Independence Day: As it Turns Out, We Were the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For.

    07/04/2013 6:12:30 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-4-2013 | MOTUS
    Happy Birthday America! And I wish to offer my deep, deep thanks to our founding fathers for giving us the gift of liberty. And I see the Egyptians have decided to celebrate along with us this year. Unfortunately, Egypt demonstrates what happens if your Declaration of Independence was not such a finely-crafted, well thought out articulation of political philosophy: you end up with a constitution that’s not as keen on liberty as ours. In that event, the next thing you know, you’re being governed by another tyrannical dictator. I’m not saying that what’s happening in Egypt could never happen here:...
  • JFK’s secret diary: Fascism ‘right thing for Germany’

    05/24/2013 1:13:48 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12:39 AM 05/24/2013 | Jamie Weinstein
    A young John F. Kennedy thought fascism was the right system for Germany, a new book that reviews the late president’s travel diaries from his trip to Germany pre-World War II divulges. The new revelations are found in “John F. Kennedy—Among the Germans. Travel diaries and letters 1937-1945,” a book recently released in Germany, according to the Daily Mail. According to the British tabloid’s account of the book’s contents, Kennedy kept a diary during a 1937 journey to Nazi Germany. During the trip, he concluded: “Fascism? The right thing for Nazi Germany.” … Kennedy also seemed to have been enamored...
  • JFK assassinated 49 years ago today

    Seems like yesterday.
  • In case Obama is wondering why the Poles support Romney...

    10/25/2012 11:54:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 26, 2012 | Alan Aszkler
    Polish-American culture has been impugned and insulted by the current Occupant of the White House. The president's ignorance is apparent when it comes to the long history and perseverance of the Poles in their fight for liberty. To take one notable example, on the 70th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland, Obama announced his cancelation of plans to place missile interceptors there. Obama has gone out of his way to disrespect the Poles with his "Polish death camps" remark, or his choosing to play golf instead attending the memorial for Polish President Lech Kaczynski, the Polish first lady, and...
  • Che Guevara Ordered His Father's Death, So Gustavo Villoldo Promised Payback

    08/05/2009 3:30:39 AM PDT · by BGHater · 20 replies · 2,191+ views
    Broward-Palm Beach ^ | 04 Aug 2009 | Tim Elfrink
    Ernesto "Che" Guevara's famous beret is gone. His iconic beard is filthy and matted against skeletal cheekbones. One bushy eyebrow arches over his half-open eyes. As a Bolivian country surgeon methodically saws off his lifeless hands, Che appears vaguely amused. Gustavo Villoldo, a stocky figure in green army fatigues, stands just inside the tiny laundry room where the Cuban revolutionary's corpse rests atop a sink. For five months, the CIA operative has led soldiers hunting Guevara through the rough crags and valleys of southern Bolivia. Less than 24 hours ago, his team had captured and executed him in a village...
  • The Left, Not the Right, Owns Political Violence

    01/10/2011 1:33:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 10, 2011 | Michael Filozof
    It took less than 24 hours for the political Left to seize upon the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six people on Saturday to blame the political Right for the shooting. Perhaps the most egregious example came from Paul Krugman of the New York Times, who wrote "We don't have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was." (The newspaper that published plagiarized and fabricated accounts of the "D.C. sniper" by affirmative-action hire Jayson Blair in 2003 is still publishing unsubstantiated suppositions without "proof," eh?) "[Giffords'] father says that ‘the...
  • John F. Kennedy Debates Barack Obama on Tax Cuts

    09/09/2010 6:09:45 AM PDT · by Marcus · 10 replies
    Associated Content ^ | September 8th, 2010 | Mark R. Whittington
    hanks to The Winston Group, the unquiet ghost of John F. Kennedy rises from the grave and debates Barack Obama on the utility of tax cuts as a way to jump start a stagnant economy. Note how small and mean Obama seems in his rebuttal.