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  • KERRY BLAME GAME

    09/05/2004 11:40:25 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 52 replies · 3,349+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 6, 2004 | DEBORAH ORIN
    September 6, 2004 -- WASHINGTON — The long knives are out for Democrat John Kerry's campaign manager, Mary Beth Cahill, as infighting rages while his slumping campaign struggles to come back against President Bush. "You'd think they could find a man to throw overboard one of these days," zinged Republican strategist Mary Matalin, a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney on NBC's "Meet the Press." She said Democrats blamed 1988 loser Michael Dukakis' stumbles on campaign manager Susan Estrich and Al Gore's 2000 fumbles on campaign chief Donna Brazile, and "now they're trying to blame poor Mary Beth Cahill"...
  • 'Swift Boat' Veteran Who Defended Kerry Stripped of Silver Star By Judson Berger

    07/27/2011 10:12:56 PM PDT · by Mach9 · 15 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | July 27, 2011 | Judson Berger
    A Vietnam veteran who defended Sen. John Kerry against "Swift Boat" attacks in the 2004 presidential race has been stripped of his Silver Star by the Navy -- more than a year after he was sentenced to prison on a child pornography charge. But the Silver Star wasn't stripped from Wade Sanders because of the child porn conviction, per se.
  • CA: Ex-Garamendi adviser pleads guilty to child-porn possession (former Clinton dep. sec'y of Navy)

    12/23/2008 9:33:27 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 1,078+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 12/23/08 | Suan Shroder
    SAN DIEGO – A former adviser to Lt. Gov. John Garamendi and a former deputy assistant secretary of the Navy under President Clinton pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to possession of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Wade Rowland Sanders, 67, an attorney, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Thomas J. Whelan, U.S. Attorney Karen P. Hewitt said in a written statement released Monday night. According to court records, Sanders admitted that on or about May 2, he possessed a computer and computer media that he knew contained more than 600 images of...
  • CA: L.A. labor leader used charity's employees for politics, workers say (SEIU)

    10/20/2008 6:52:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 464+ views
    LA Times ^ | 10/20/08 | Paul Pringle
    A Los Angeles labor leader now the target of a corruption probe routinely ordered employees of a charity he headed to work on campaigns for political candidates -- a practice barred by law -- according to people who said they participated in such activities. Tyrone Freeman, president of the Service Employees International Union's largest California local, later denied to the Internal Revenue Service that the charity employees were required to do campaign work, said a person close to an IRS inquiry into the matter. Because they are subsidized by taxpayers, charities are forbidden to take part in campaigns for public...
  • Who is Thomas Vallely, anybody knows?

    09/05/2004 7:58:06 PM PDT · by crushelits · 43 replies · 2,231+ views
    Newsweek ^ | September 05, 2004 | crushelits
    Sept. 13 issue - John Kerry wanted to hit back. It had been a miserable August as he took incoming fire about his military service from a gang of hostile Vietnam vets. But no, campaign manager Mary Beth Cahill and other staffers argued, the Swift Boat ads would blow over. Finally, Kerry had had enough. For three or four days, as he campaigned across the country, Kerry ripped into Cahill, furious that the mostly baseless attacks on his valor were driving his numbers down. "He was very angry," one old friend says. "The calculation had been made that this wasn't...
  • Dog At Large! (A ticket fix for Sandy Berger)

    04/09/2005 9:43:37 AM PDT · by Dr.Syn · 19 replies · 870+ views
    dansargis.org ^ | April 7, 2005 | Dan Sargis
      Dog At Large!April 7, 2005 The Devil once made an offer to former Clinton lackey, Sandy Berger.  The Devil visited Berger's office and made him an offer. "I can arrange some things for you,” the devil said. " I’ll get you a top level security clearance; I’ll give you your 15 minutes of pathetic fame; I’ll make you the best liar in the world and I’ll let you get away with being a despicable scumbag. All I require in return is that your wife's soul, your children's souls, their children's souls and your country’s soul rot in hell for eternity." Berger...
  • State trooper accused of transgender bias

    05/31/2006 3:38:47 AM PDT · by Panerai · 76 replies · 1,683+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05/31/2006 | O’Ryan Johnson
    A transgender woman is alleging discrimination against a state trooper who called her “buddy” and “guy” and arrested her after she was caught speeding, flipped off the trooper, then stepped into traffic on Interstate 495. Clairese Renee Morgan of Malden has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and wants troopers to go through mandatory training in transgender issues, according to Bay Windows newspaper. Morgan was traveling between 95 and 100 mph on Interstate 495 north when a trooper from the Andover State Police Barracks pulled her over April 28. Morgan told the paper the trooper repeatedly referred...
  • Joseph Wilson's Amazing Left-Wing Dreamland

    07/22/2005 6:04:44 AM PDT · by cricket · 47 replies · 2,116+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | July 22, 2005 | Ben Johnson
    AS THE SEEMINGLY ENDLESS SPIDERWEB OF LIES SPUN BY former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV unravels, the media has gone out of its way to question the credibility of…Karl Rove. Despite Rove’s demonstrable non-leak of Valerie Plame’s non-secret identity, the dogs continue to gather, hungry for a second term scandal, while the Wilsons’ blatant self-promotion erodes whatever basis they had for a story in the first place. Perhaps Joe Wilson’s two biggest whoppers were his claim to have spoken out because of his deep, non-partisan commitment to “truth,” and his inconsolable remorse that his wife’s closely guarded anonymity had become...
  • Joseph Wilson's Amazing Left-Wing Dreamland

    07/23/2005 8:44:08 AM PDT · by macsmind76 · 89 replies · 2,638+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 22 June 2005 | Ben Johnson
    AS THE SEEMINGLY ENDLESS SPIDERWEB OF LIES SPUN BY former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV unravels, the media has gone out of its way to question the credibility of…Karl Rove. Despite Rove’s demonstrable non-leak of Valerie Plame’s non-secret identity, the dogs continue to gather, hungry for a second term scandal, while the Wilsons’ blatant self-promotion erodes whatever basis they had for a story in the first place. Perhaps Joe Wilson’s two biggest whoppers were his claim to have spoken out because of his deep, non-partisan commitment to “truth,” and his inconsolable remorse that his wife’s closely guarded anonymity had become...
  • CIA's Tenet was 'furious' over leak, Schumer says

    07/23/2005 8:53:56 AM PDT · by YaYa123 · 203 replies · 5,810+ views
    The Buffalo (NY) Times ^ | July 23, 2005 | Douglas Turner
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., revealed Friday that two years ago he discussed the blown cover of CIA operative Valerie Plame with then CIA director George Tenet and that Tenet "was furious." Tenet promptly called the Justice Department to demand an investigation into who in the Bush administration leaked Plame's identity to columnist Robert Novak, Schumer said at a hearing held by House and Senate Democrats. Novak revealed Plame's identity in July 2003 in a column in which he said she played a key role in having her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, sent to Niger to investigate...
  • Kerry Film Did Not Violate Election Law

    07/22/2005 9:21:48 PM PDT · by SmithL · 12 replies · 1,062+ views
    SF Gate.com & AP ^ | July 22, 2005
    BALTIMORE, (AP) -- Sinclair Broadcasting did not violate federal election law by running portions of a documentary critical of John Kerry's Vietnam-era anti-war activities, the Federal Elections Commission announced Friday. Suburban Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., owner of 62 television stations that reach a quarter of all U.S. households, was criticized for what the Democratic National Committee said was a plan to order its stations to show the documentary, "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal," in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 2 presidential election. The DNC filed the FEC complaint on Oct. 12, contending that showing the film...
  • REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOKS (David Corn Exposed Valerie Plame's "Covert" Status!)

    07/16/2005 9:37:20 AM PDT · by Checkers · 144 replies · 15,448+ views
    NRO's The Corner ^ | 07/15/2005 09:10 AM Eastern | Cliff May
    An interesting post by Cliff May: "This morning, I have a piece up elsewhere on NRO showing that The Nation’s David Corn--not syndicated columnist Bob Novak--was the first to reveal that Valerie Plame was an undercover operative. It further suggests that David did so based on information provided to him by none other than Joseph C. Wilson IV. While working on that piece, I had an exchange with David and, with his permission, I thought I’d share that with you. Dear David: I have a question--one you may not be willing to answer but I’m curious so let me try:...
  • BACKSTORY: BERGER PLEADS GUILTY TO TAKING MATERIALS (this should fuel your outrage)

    07/11/2005 7:07:57 AM PDT · by Liz · 83 replies · 2,892+ views
    Copyright 2005 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ^ | Aptil 1, 2005 | MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer
    Sandy Berger answers questions in the White House briefing room in this Thursday, March 25, 1999 file photo. Former national security adviser Sandy Berger will plead guilty to taking classified material from the National Archives, a misdemeanor, the Justice Department said Thursday. Berger is expected to appear in federal court in Washington on Friday, said Justice spokesman Bryan Sierra. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File) Former Ntl Security Advisor Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Materials WASHINGTON Apr 1, 2005 — Former national security adviser Sandy Berger, who once had unfettered access to the government's most sensitive secrets, pleaded guilty Friday to sneaking...
  • U.S. Finds Highest, Lowest Marijuana Use (Boulder, CO & Boston, MA at top of list!)

    06/16/2005 5:33:59 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 53 replies · 1,530+ views
    AP/SF Chronicle ^ | 6/16/05 | KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press Writer
    Both college towns, Boston and Boulder, Colo., share another distinction: They lead the nation in marijuana use. Northwestern Iowa and southern Texas have the lowest use. For the first time, the government looked at the use of drugs, cigarettes, alcohol and various other substances, legal as well as illegal, by region rather than by state for a report Thursday. Regions could be as specific as Riverside, Calif., or as broad as all of the state of New York (minus New York City). Federal officials say the information will help states decide where they should spend money for treatment and prevention...
  • New Yorker's Hersh, Remnick size up campaign and war (no 'evolution... those are Bush supporters')

    10/28/2004 1:43:29 PM PDT · by Cableguy · 26 replies · 860+ views
    The Ann Arbor News ^ | 10/27/04 | JO COLLINS MATHIS
    Seymour M. Hersh, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter now writing for The New Yorker magazine, was asked Tuesday at the University of Michigan why Sen. John Kerry isn't easily leading the presidential race over George W. Bush when the war in Iraq is going so badly. "I think one thing you have to face up to is the fact there are roughly 70 million people in America who do not believe in evolution - and those are Bush supporters," said Hersh, who is up front about his support for Kerry. Hersh's observations about the presidential campaign, the war in Iraq...
  • Kerry's Choice for Religious Outreach Director 'Confounding,' Group Says

    06/15/2004 5:40:04 PM PDT · by kattracks · 51 replies · 1,541+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 6/15/04 | Melanie Hunter
    (CNSNews.com) - Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign has hired a new director of religion outreach, who is being described by a Catholic group as "a curious choice." Mara Vanderslice, who formerly worked as religion outreach director for Democrat Howard Dean, was raised without any faith and didn't become an evangelical Christian until she attended Earlham College, a Quaker school known for its adherence to pacifism, the Catholic League said on Monday. According to Catholic League President William Donohue, when Vanderslice was in college she was active in the Earlham Socialist Alliance, a group that supports convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal and...
  • Kerry Preparing Grounds to Unconcede Election Challenge likely on Jan 6th (Christmas giggle!)

    If you haven't been following John Kerry closely, get ready to hear of surprising developments. The vote-defrauded, potential president-in-waiting has just indicated through his lawyer that the validity of George Bush's reelection is no longer a given. On 23 December, 2004 Kerry's lawyer confirmed to MSNBC's 'Countdown' that John Kerry will be seeking (likely on Monday 27 Dec.) to expedite court proceedings in an ongoing recount suit by the Green and Libertarian parties. That might sound like just another "count every vote" exercise by the Kerry campaign, were it not for two important details. Kerry's court filing will conjoin him...
  • Vote Recount for Washington Governor Tips to Democrat

    12/23/2004 7:14:37 AM PST · by MurryMom · 150 replies · 3,462+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 23, 2004 | Sarah Kershaw
    SEATTLE, Dec. 22 - After a bitter and protracted recount fight in the Washington governor's race, elections officials announced Wednesday that the Democratic candidate, Christine O. Gregoire, was leading her Republican opponent by 10 votes - a minuscule margin but a stunning reversal of the Nov. 2 election results. The preliminary results elated Democratic Party officials and came only hours after the party scored another victory, when the State Supreme Court agreed with the Democrats' contention that more than 700 newly discovered and erroneously disqualified ballots in heavily Democratic King County should now be considered. Since those ballots came from...
  • CBS Blasts Blogs--Again! (Noel Sheppard's Newest!)

    12/18/2004 9:11:20 AM PST · by CHARLITE · 46 replies · 1,774+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | DECEMBER 17, 2004 | NOEL SHEPPARD
    Our friends at CBS News are at it again -- suggesting that blogs, bloggers, and everything related to non-mainstream media reporting is at the root cause of the troubles in the industry. Not the almost unconscionably poor job that the CBS News research division has been doing in vetting stories for accuracy, nor the obvious left-leaning bias of most of its broadcasters…but blogs. Haven’t these people heard the warnings from one of the organizations that they hold in such high esteem -- the Occupational Safety and Health Administration -- regarding the tossing of inanimate missiles from the confines of one’s...
  • Flu shot supply grows, demand withers

    12/13/2004 1:11:10 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies · 1,392+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | December 13, 2004 | WILLIAM C. MANN
    SEATTLE - Rod Watson had to cancel 1,000 flu-shot clinics in four states when the national vaccine shortage cut off his supply two months ago. Now Watson has flu shots aplenty - and he can't give them away. "My biggest fear is I'm gong to end up with a lot of serum, and there's a national shortage," said Watson, president of Prevention MD, a medical screening and immunization company. He offers $20 flu shots Monday through Friday at his Seattle-area office. Public health officials in California, Colorado and other states have voiced similar fears. Some are relaxing the rules to...
  • Turnpike Authority drops publicist [Another Kerry Revenge Hit on Swift Boat Vets]

    12/11/2004 4:46:29 PM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 43 replies · 1,660+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | December 11, 2004 | Frank Phillips
    Turnpike Authority drops publicist Firm had worked for anti-Kerry group By Frank Phillips, Globe Staff  |  December 11, 2004 The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, facing the wrath of state Democratic leaders, yesterday canceled the contract of a Washington, D.C., public relations firm that during the presidential campaign worked for Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the group that attacked John F. Kerry's Vietnam war record. ..... In a statement that reflects the deep bitterness about the swift boat group's tactics, a Kerry spokesman blasted the decision to hire Russell and his firm, calling it ''just the latest breathtakingly stupid decision by the...
  • Why the election was as close as it was

    12/09/2004 10:14:22 PM PST · by RussP · 19 replies · 889+ views
    RussP | today | RussP
    I would like to make a point about the election that I think has been missed by all the pundits. Why was it as close as it was? The 9/11 attacks have been widely cited as helping Bush. They certainly did give him an opportunity to prove his leadership, but they also hurt him in another very important respect that nobody seems to realize. They sucker-punched the U.S. economy just as we were trying to come out of a recession. The economy is still a very important factor in Presidential elections whether we realize it or not. Had the 9/11...
  • More Legal Problems for CBS - (Unmerry Christmas to CBS)

    12/09/2004 5:07:41 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 12 replies · 1,357+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | DECEMBER 9, 2004 | CLIFF KINCAID
    The election has been over for weeks, but experts and observers are still pondering the results. Dr. Arthur B. Robinson, the president of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, comments that "Big media tried some very big lies late in the campaign in blatant attempts to defeat the President before these lies could be countered. For the most part, these efforts did not work. They were countered by the truth¯on the Internet¯in remarkably timely fashion."
  • Little Green Footballs - The Hailey Report is Back, Just in Time (Rathergate Document Dump FRI?)

    12/09/2004 10:09:32 AM PST · by weegee · 31 replies · 5,245+ views
    Little Green Footballs.com ^ | 12/9/2004 | Charles
    Rumor has it that the results of the investigation into CBS Memogate are going to be released tomorrow. And in a rather ... uh ... curious coincidence, Dr. David Hailey, the Utah State professor who is desperately, quixotically trying to prove the CBS memos are real, has released what he claims as the final version of his shoddy, laughable "analysis". And I'm sure you won't be shocked at all to discover that his conclusion is ... the documents were typed. On a magical typewriter that somehow produced an exact duplicate of a Microsoft Word document, down to the spacing, line...
  • Kerry aide pans nasty Bush run

    11/30/2004 11:38:53 AM PST · by dukeman · 92 replies · 2,652+ views
    NYU News ^ | 11/30/04 | Jesse Greenspan
    George W. Bush ran the most negative presidential campaign in history, and the media never covered the story, an aide to Sen. John Kerry's campaign said last Monday at the journalism department. Marco Trbovich, a United Steelworkers of America employee who advised Kerry on labor policy, told the 20 students gathered at Carter Hall that about 80 percent of Bush's campaign money was spent on negative advertising. "If you can think of a few positive commercials that you saw, you saw all of them that were there," he said. Bush's campaign played upon fear, using patriotic and religious fervor to...
  • Ohio Has Clearer Picture of Ballots Now

    11/16/2004 5:50:14 PM PST · by Perdogg · 21 replies · 1,715+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/16/04 - 2 hrs ago | MARK WILLIAMS -AP
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Most of the presidential election provisional ballots rejected so far in Ohio came from people who were not even registered to vote, election officials said after spending nearly two weeks poring over thousands of disputed votes. The vast majority of provisional ballots have been legitimate, however. Of the 11 counties that have completed checking ballots, 81 percent of the ballots are valid, according to a survey Monday by The Associated Press. Unofficial vote totals show President Bush beating Democrat John Kerry by 136,000 votes in Ohio, and Kerry has conceded there are not enough outstanding votes to...
  • The Pain of Losing (Hunter Thompson psychedelic spew alert)

    11/14/2004 7:33:51 PM PST · by weegee · 47 replies · 2,307+ views
    ESPN ^ | November 9, 2004 | By Hunter S. Thompson
    By Hunter S. Thompson Page 2 "The Summer is over the harvest is in, and we are not saved." -- Jeremiah 8:20 Well, the election is over now, and I was pitifully wrong on my public prediction about the outcome. George W. Bush won handily; and my friend, John Kerry, lost by three percentage points -- which was every bit as big in a vicious presidential election as it was on the football field last night when the low-riding Indianapolis Colts kicked a last-second field goal to beat Minnesota 31-28. That field goal was just as good for the Colts...
  • Rigged Polls, Rigged Networks

    11/10/2004 10:32:55 AM PST · by mrustow · 58 replies · 2,248+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | 10 November 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    Just because it was November, didn't mean that the Kerry camp and its network shills couldn't come up with some more "October surprises." After all, for the Democrats and their media affiliates, it's always October. No ExitOn Election Day, the early returns from the Big Media-commissioned "exit polls" were that Senator John Kerry was drubbing President Bush across the East, especially in the two states Bush had to carry, Florida and Ohio, if he was to have a chance at winning the election. Keep in mind, that unlike the network election coverage, which begins in earnest only after the polls...
  • Pravda: Did Bush fix the elections?

    11/09/2004 10:49:12 AM PST · by ambrose · 33 replies · 1,300+ views
    Pravda (Russia) ^ | 11/9 | Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey
    Did Bush fix the elections? - 11/09/2004 10:54 Why did Kerry throw in the towel so soon? The appearance of Osama bin Laden bang on cue was suspicious, to say the least, as is now the increasing evidence pointing toward election fraud in the United States of America on November 2nd. Exit polls in sensitive districts just don't add up to the official figures. Did Bush fix it? In Ohio, for instance, the sensitive state which gave Bush the 20 electoral college votes he needed, CNN exit polls among women awarded Kerry the vote by 53 to 47% and among...
  • Election Day: Rigged Polls, Rigged Networks

    11/09/2004 8:27:43 AM PST · by mrustow · 74 replies · 3,581+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 9 November 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    Just because it was November, didn't mean that the Kerry camp and its network shills couldn't come up with some more "October surprises." After all, for the Democrats and their media affiliates, it's always October. No Exit On Election Day, the early returns from the Big Media-commissioned "exit polls" were that Sen. John Kerry was drubbing Pres. Bush across the East, especially in the two states Bush had to carry, Florida and Ohio, if Bush was to have a chance at winning the election. Keep in mind, that unlike the network election coverage, which begins in earnest only after the...
  • Kerry's disrupter (DNC Plants a Felon Among US)

    10/01/2004 3:06:26 PM PDT · by ClintonBeGone · 120 replies · 3,642+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | 10/1/2004 | Novak
    The well-dressed disrupter at the recent premiere of "Stolen Honor," a documentary film attacking John Kerry's role as a Vietnam War protester, has been identified as a Kerry campaign and Democratic National Committee staffer who had served time for manslaughter in a fatal shooting. Wayne F. Smith interrupted the question-and-answer session following the Sept. 9 showing in Washington, delivering a long speech assailing the film and defending Sen. Kerry. He did not identify himself, but he recently had joined the Kerry campaign's veterans outreach operation. The campaign told this column Thursday night that Smith worked for the DNC. Although Smith...
  • Kerry Campaign Arrogance

    11/05/2004 5:08:23 AM PST · by moose2004 · 55 replies · 3,042+ views
    opinion | 11/5/04 | moose2004
    Mike McCurry, Jamie Rubin, Richard Holbrooke, Madelaine Albright, Ann Lewis, Mary Beth Cahill, and Joe Lockhart
  • HOW SWEET IT IS

    11/04/2004 12:16:35 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 15 replies · 1,062+ views
    THE RANT.US ^ | NOVEMBER 5, 2004 | JOAN SWIRSKY
    November 4, 2004 - All the “sure signs” for a Kerry victory were there. The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl. The Boston Red Sox exorcised the “Curse of the Bambino.” The Washington Redskins – longtime predictors of presidential races – lost last Sunday, which has always meant a loss for the incumbent. And to add to that trifecta, the stock market was skittish, surely a sign of an incumbent’s defeat at the polls. But … The bin Laden tape backfired, telling the American electorate that the arch-terrorist was rooting for a Kerry victory. The dozens of anti-Bush books...
  • Ed Bradley Calls Election for Bush on CBS, Rather Objects

    11/03/2004 5:52:51 AM PST · by ambrose · 110 replies · 2,690+ views
    November 03, 2004 Ed Bradley Calls Election for Bush on CBS, Rather Objects In a rather testy on-air exchange, circa 12:30am PST, between Dan Rather, CBS anchor, and Ed Bradley, long-time corresponent for CBS's 60 Minutes and an election night commentator, Bradley rather roundly criticized both Kerry and his own network for not accepting the obvious mathematics and calling the election for Bush. Bradley pointed out that Bush leads Kerry by 145,000 votes in Ohio, and even if 250,000 provisional ballots remain (which he considered a high estimate), and that even if all the provisional ballots are valid, Kerry would...
  • ESPN: Kerry Will Come Through (By Hunter S. Thompson)

    11/02/2004 12:57:31 PM PST · by weegee · 93 replies · 898+ views
    ESPN ^ | Nov 2, 2004 | By Hunter S. Thompson
    Page 2 George McGovern called Saturday night from New Orleans and said he was ready to rumble. "This is it, Hunter. This is the day we've been waiting for all our lives," he cackled. "Nixon was nothing compared to these bastards. This is the most important election of my lifetime, including my own race."What do you think is going to happen on Tuesday?" "I think Kerry will win," I answered. "Yes, I think so, too. He is about the greatest thing since God created you and me," he laughed. His voice became serious then, and he said, "I think he...
  • Heinz Kerry stumps one last time in area ("Do you know how to vote often?")

    11/02/2004 4:48:59 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 36 replies · 490+ views
    Citizen's Voice ^ | 11/2/2004 | Christopher J. Kelly
    Calling the 2004 presidential election the beginning of a fresh start for America, Teresa Heinz Kerry asked supporters at a Monday Rally at Scranton High School to "vote often" today. "Do you know how to vote often?" the wife of Democratic candidate Sen. John Kerry asked a crowd of just over 1,000 in the school's auditorium. "You vote once, and then you take one, two, three, four, five people to vote with you. That's voting often, so vote often." Citing the loss of thousands of jobs, rising health care costs, a soaring federal budget deficit and the high number of...
  • Racine, WI - Need FReeper help to counter massive liberal GOTV effort using public school students!

    10/29/2004 9:09:32 AM PDT · by LouD · 26 replies · 2,096+ views
    Horlick voter drive will proceed By Phyllis Sides RACINE - Horlick High School students will still help get out the vote next week, despite the decision to pull the plug on a similar program in Milwaukee. Jose Martinez, Racine Unified's assistant superintendent for secondary education, said students' efforts are part of a service learning project that is nonpartisan. The participating students are part of social studies classes that have been studying presidential elections and the democratic process. Students will spend the entire school day Tuesday going door-to-door, in all of the city's 35 wards, providing information on how people can...
  • Horlick voting project canceled

    11/01/2004 6:26:26 PM PST · by TexKat · 40 replies · 802+ views
    The Journal Times ^ | 11/1/04 | Phyllis Sides
    RACINE - The get out the vote project planned by Horlick High School students has been canceled. Racine Unified School District Superintendent Thomas Hicks said what started out to be a class-related activity last week turned out to be a partisan event. The decision to cancel the event was made Monday morning after he learned the facts had changed and it was no longer a bipartisan endeavor. "At one point it appeared it was going to be bipartisan and reach out to all of the community. But some groups decided they didn't want be part of it. Not everyone was...
  • Voters Complain About Misleading Calls

    11/01/2004 5:57:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 475+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November1, 2004 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Some Michigan voters have received phone calls falsely claiming that Sen. John Kerry would make gay marriage legal. In New Jersey, some voters have heard a man claiming to be former Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf backing the Democrat. Elderly voters in Pennsylvania have been called and told they are ineligible to vote. Republicans and Democrats were furious Monday about the blatantly false, 11th-hour political calls to voters and demanded an end to the messages. Schwarzkopf has endorsed President Bush, but in a recording of a phone call played for The Associated Press, a man identifying himself...
  • It is Factually True: Kerry DID Break Federal Law on Goose Hunt

    11/01/2004 5:21:34 PM PST · by fideist · 56 replies · 895+ views
    today | self
    If you remember the story, Kerry did not want to be seen carrying the dead goose he shot in the photo op. So while exiting the field he had a birdboy run on up ahead out of the camera shot carrying the goose. When asked, he said each hunter shot one, but in all pictures, he is the only one not shown carrying a dead goose. Duckhunters on the website the Duckhunter's Refuge pointed out this was a violation of federal law, it involved not "maintaining field possession" of the game. When this question arose, I emailed the head waterfowl...
  • Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Calls On DNC To Stop Fraudulent Phone Calls Claiming He Has Endorsed Kerry

    11/01/2004 2:20:28 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 135 replies · 911+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/01/04 | Matt Drudge
    TAMPA, FL – Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf today issued the following statement: "The Democratic National Committee is making fraudulent phone calls claiming that I have endorsed Senator Kerry. Nothing could be further from the truth, and I demand that they stop immediately. "Senator Kerry opposed the Reagan defense build-up that won the Cold War. Senator Kerry opposed the removal of Saddam Hussein from Kuwait. Senator Kerry proposed billions in intelligence cuts after the first attack on the World Trade Center. Senator Kerry voted against funds to equip our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with supplies like body armor and ammunition. "I...
  • Misleading Calls Made to Michigan Voters

    11/01/2004 11:10:12 AM PST · by Always Right · 29 replies · 1,478+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Nov 1, 2004 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN, AP
    LANSING, Mich. - Some Michigan voters have received phone calls falsely claiming that Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news - web sites) would make gay marriage legal, Kerry's Michigan campaign said Monday. Both Kerry and his running mate, Sen. John Edwards (news - web sites) of North Carolina, oppose gay marriage and say marriage should be limited to a man and a woman. Kerry has said he supports civil unions. In a recording of a phone call played for The Associated Press, a young woman says: "When you vote this Tuesday remember to legalize gay marriage by supporting John Kerry....
  • DNC chairman urges voters to ignore alleged voting scams

    11/01/2004 12:07:13 PM PST · by NewMediaFan · 9 replies · 394+ views
    WNEP News ^ | November 1, 2004 | (AP)
    PITTSBURGH - Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe urged voters to ignore alleged voting scams and turn out to the polls, promising victory for John Kerry a day before Election Day. Following President Bush from Ohio to Pennsylvania as the president made a six-state, 19-hour day of final campaigning, McAuliffe spoke at a Democratic district headquarters in a traditionally black neighborhood as phones rang in the background and volunteers solidified Election Day plans. McAuliffe trumpeted recent polls showing Kerry leading against Bush in the battleground states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania and assured voters of a Democratic victory. Despite claims...
  • Media Concealing Swastika Grafitti of Bush Signs

    11/01/2004 11:19:27 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 39 replies · 2,086+ views
    Title: "Freeper report: News media concealing swastika grafitti of Bush signs" A long-time Freeper I know and trust and who wishes to remain anonymous sent me this report: This is a photo from a residential neighborhood in Carson City, Nevada. Homes in the $300k-$400k price range. The brownshirts have painted swastikas on this large Bush/Cheney sign, and it has been this way for at least 2 days. The Freeper-photographer contacted the Nevada Appeal local daily newspaper, and the newsroom personnel explained that there were many of these incidents, and they are not reporting them in order not to provide glory...
  • Why I did voted Libertarian

    10/31/2004 1:39:18 PM PST · by alfons · 52 replies · 8,323+ views
    Al Gutierrez
    This election is indeed very important. However, what this election is about is whether or not we wish to have limited government once and for all not just by paying lip service to that concept but by deed which the Republicans have abandoned totally. I came from Cuba in 1961. I came to this country seeking liberty. When I became an American citizen I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution Of The United States. I took and still take that oath very seriously. I came to this contry where everyone is supposed to enjoy privacy. I came...
  • "40 Excuses & A Mule"--Ann Coulter Zings The 'Rats Again Like Only She Can

    10/31/2004 5:48:00 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 53 replies · 3,280+ views
    Ann Coulter.org ^ | October 27, 2004 | Ann Coulter
    Glamorous, brilliant, & witty syndicated columnist denounces Democrats' election violence and patronizing of African-Americans.
  • Fittingly, Kerry Campaign Ending on a Big Lie - And It Will Be His Downfall

    10/31/2004 4:29:04 PM PST · by crushelits · 2 replies · 467+ views
    crushkerry.com ^ | October 27, 2004 | crushkerry.com
    How fitting is it that the Kerry campaign is going to crash and burn in this last week because they made a huge deal out of an outright lie by the New York Times and CBS in an effort to defeat the President? Really, it just couldn't have happened any other way. There's an old saying about stuff like this. We're not sure if it's Buddhist, Confucianism or what, and it goes something like this - "Karma's a Bitch". For the last 2 years or so the left wing America-haters have been spouting lie after ridiculous lie about George Bush....
  • Christopher Reeve's NY Star-Packed Tribute (Hillary Rodham Clinton, Theresa Heinz Kerry attend)

    10/29/2004 5:04:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies · 1,215+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/30/04
    Reeve's Star-Packed Tribute Saturday October 30, 08:25 AM For the last nine years of his life, Christopher Reeve was paralyzed, yet he still managed to move the hearts of innumerable individuals. More than 900 people turned out Friday to pay tribute to the late actor at an invitation-only memorial at the Juilliard School in New York, where Reeve honed his craft more than 30 years ago before bursting onto the big screen as Superman. Individuals who figured in different aspects of Reeve's life were due to speak at the service, including family members, fellow actors, like-minded activists and politicians. Reeve's...
  • Our Response to the Bush Sign thieves... With Pics!

    10/29/2004 2:42:51 PM PDT · by abner · 222 replies · 9,130+ views
    Our street | 10/29/04 | me
    Our response to the sign stealers...  I covered my business sign with the big Bush/Cheney sign and we dotted the yard with new signs.Down the hill, other big signs were just slashed out and stolen. My husband made a large template and now they are wood instead of vinyl. 2 at the bottom of the hill and one at the top have all been replaced. Oh yea, and we added one that wasn't there before.We dotted new signs all along the hill. 
  • John Kerry: "Wake Up America, Wake Up..."

    10/29/2004 12:51:16 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 100 replies · 2,249+ views
    Bush-Cheney '04 Blog ^ | October 29, 2004
    Today, John Kerry departed from his prepared remarks in Orlando, Florida to unleash a cry that can be summed up in one word: Desperation. "Wake up America, wake up. ... You have a choice," he said. Telling America to 'wake up' is not a message for the future, it is the cry of a flailing candidate who has no momentum and is reaching the end of the line.