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  • Follow The Leader: DNC Chairman Begins Calling The Shots On Next Supreme Court Nominee

    09/29/2005 4:56:30 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 33 replies · 1,325+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 29, 2005
    DNC Chairman Howard Dean Says Be Prepared For Unprecedented Filibuster Of Next Supreme Court Nominee:"In An Interview, [DNC Chairman Howard] Dean Said Democratic Unity Is Essential In The Upcoming Battle And That The Party 'Absolutely' Should Be Prepared To Filibuster -- Holding Unlimited Debate And Preventing An Up-Or-Down Vote -- Bush's Next High Court Nominee, If He Taps Someone They Find Unacceptably Ideological." (Dan Balz and Amy Goldstein, "Filibuster Showdown Looms In Senate," The Washington Post, 9/28/05) Dean: "A Fight To The Death Is A Filibuster, Which Is The Only Way We Can Reject An Unqualified Nominee -- Because...
  • Dean: The Verdict on John Roberts (In Op-ed Dean Whines, Invokes Katrina)

    09/15/2005 1:19:23 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 21 replies · 1,002+ views
    Democratic National Committee ^ | September 15, 2005 | Howard Dean
    Governor Dean wrote the following op-ed for national distribution:John Roberts is a decent family man and a bright, articulate, thoughtful judge. He has a quality absent in previous right wing candidates like Antonin Scalia and Robert Bork, namely a judicial temperament that makes litigants feel that they have been respectfully heard whether they are on the winning or losing side of a verdict.But John Roberts is the wrong man for the job. Despite the fact that the White House has withheld key documents either out of incompetence or a fear that those documents might prove embarrassing, we have learned enough...
  • Can Roberts Abandon Partisan Streak? (Howard Dean Statement Whining About Roberts)

    07/21/2005 12:02:40 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 15 replies · 655+ views
    Washington - Faced with a growing scandal surrounding the involvement of Deputy White House chief of Staff Karl Rove and Vice President Cheney's Chief of Staff Lewis Libby in the leaking the identity of a covert CIA operative, President Bush announced his nomination of John Roberts to the Supreme Court late this evening. Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean today issued the following statement on the nomination: "It is disappointing that when President Bush had the chance to bring the country together, he instead turned to a nominee who may have impressive legal credentials, but also has sharp partisan credentials that...
  • GOP brews up 'Dean Scream'(Dean Scream Contest in Honor of Howard's Visit)

    07/19/2005 2:23:42 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 23 replies · 935+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | July 19, 2005 | David M. Brown
    It's been called the "scream heard 'round the world." Now it's echoing in Pittsburgh. Howard Dean was the Democratic front-runner in the 2004 presidential campaign until he responded to losing the Iowa caucus with a frenzied speech and wild whoop. Instead of rallying his troops, Dean's rant on national TV became one of the most laughed-at moments in political history and took the steam out of the former Vermont governor's bid for the White House. Republicans plan to poke more fun at the episode when Dean, now chairman of the Democratic National Committee, appears today at a Democratic Party event...
  • Rasmussen: Howard Dean: 25% Favorable, 40% Unfavorable

    06/22/2005 10:46:37 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 33 replies · 706+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | June 22, 2005
    Twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans have a favorable opinion of Howard Dean, Chairman of the Democratic Party. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 40% have an unfavorable view.The fact that 65% of Americans have an opinion is unusual for a Party Chairman. Just 25% have an opinion about Dean's Republican Ken Mehlman-- 9% favorable and 16% unfavorable. Among Democrats, 36% have a favorable opinion of Dean while 27% have an unfavorable view. Republicans, by a 57% to 16% margin, have an unfavorable view of Dean. Among those not affiliated with either major party, 22% have a favorable opinion of Dean while...
  • Red-In-The-Face Democrats Try To 'Paint The Nation Blue'

    06/21/2005 10:00:46 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 6 replies · 524+ views
    RED-IN-THE FACE DEMOCRATS TRY TO "PAINT THE NATION BLUE"It Will Take More Than A Coat Of Blue Paint To Cover-Up Sen. Dick Durbin And The Democrats' Wild-Eyed Rhetoric                                                               ___________________________________________________________________________  "It will be interesting to see if Democrats use tonight's event as an opportunity to repudiate their increasingly over-the-top rhetoric and move toward offering solutions for the American people.  Either way, judging from their recent wild eyed comments, Howard Dean and Dick Durbin may want to make sure that a window is open tonight to clear the room of paint fumes while they attempt to color the nation blue."-Tracey Schmitt, RNC...
  • Hillary In 'Deanland'

    06/13/2005 11:28:52 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 25 replies · 1,054+ views
    HILLARY IN "DEANLAND"______________________________________________________  Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) Draws Howard Dean Comparisons:   Roll Call's Morton Kondracke: Hillary Clinton Is Off In "Deanland."  "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) ... lapsed back into Deanland last week in New York, charging that 'there never has been an administration, I don't believe in our history, more intent upon consolidating and abusing power to further their own agenda.'" (Morton M. Kondracke, Op-Ed, "Negative 'Deanism' Hurts Democrats' Rebound Prospects," Roll Call, 6/13/05)  Kondracke:  '"Deanism,' The Trademark Behavior Of Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, Is The Tendency To Attract Publicity For Name-Calling Attacks On Republicans While...
  • Hugh Hewitt: A Tale of Two Chairmen(Why the MSM loves Dean and doesn't understand Mehlman)

    06/09/2005 2:35:31 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 7 replies · 641+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | June 9, 2005 | Hugh Hewitt
    Why the media loves the disastrous Howard Dean and doesn't understand the greatness of Ken Mehlman.THERE ARE THREE MEDIA ANALYSTS who command wide readership and deserve their influence--Jay Rosen of NYU, who writes PressThink, Jeff Jarvis of BuzzMachine and now the New York Times, and Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post.Of the three, Kurtz commands the largest audience because he has managed the old media-new media divide admirably, writing for both audiences with humor and spark. But even the best stumble, and Kurtz did so on Tuesday in his Media Notes column, and in a very telling way. Wrote Kurtz...
  • Statement By RNC Press Secretary Tracey Schmitt On Howard Dean’s Comments Today

    06/02/2005 8:57:51 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 44 replies · 1,396+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Press Office 202-863-8614 WASHINGTON – RNC Press Secretary Tracey Schmitt issued the following statement regarding Howard Dean’s comments today at the “Campaign for America’s Future” conference:“Howard Dean’s diatribe today illustrates that the Democrat Party not only lacks leadership but is overflowing with anger. His comment that a lot of Republicans have never made an honest living in their lives makes it clear that Dean’s priority is to generate mudslinging headlines rather than engage in substantive debate. The record number of hard working Americans who voted for President Bush prefer leaders who address their concerns as opposed...
  • DNC Chairman Howard Dean says Georgia still in play for Dems

    06/01/2005 4:00:53 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 25 replies · 849+ views
    The Macon Telegraph ^ | June 1, 2005 | DICK PETTYS
    ATLANTA - Howard Dean, the former presidential candidate now heading the national Democratic Party, says Georgia could "shape up as pretty important" to his party in next year's elections despite its drift into the Republican column. "We've got an important governor's race I think we can win and important congressional races," Dean said Tuesday in an interview in advance of a swing through Atlanta for a "low-dollar," $50-per-person party fund-raiser. Money from Thursday's event will go to the national party, but it won't stay there, he said, explaining it will be used to hire staffers to help in party-building efforts...
  • Statement By RNC Press Secretary Tracey Schmitt On Dean's Appearance On NBC's "Meet The Press"

    05/22/2005 4:59:21 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 41 replies · 1,923+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Press Office 202-863-8614Statement By RNC Press Secretary Tracey Schmitt On Howard Dean's Appearance On NBC's "Meet The Press" WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republican National Committee (RNC) Press Secretary, Tracey Schmitt issued the following statement today on Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean's appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press":"Howard Dean's unfocused performance today is emblematic of the larger problems facing the party he leads. Sadly, Chairman Dean and the Democrats on Capitol Hill have become singularly focused on obstructionism and negativity, which is why they have become the country's minority party. While Dean and the Democrats launch disappointing personal...
  • As Dems shore up base, GOP goes 'raiding'

    05/20/2005 6:45:36 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 38 replies · 1,421+ views
    USA Today | May 20, 2005 | Jill Lawrence
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  • A Prescription for Senile Liberalism

    03/08/2005 1:22:06 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 1 replies · 396+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 14, 2005 | Joel Kotkin
    Less Howard Dean, more FDR   . . . The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose, well sav'd, a world too wide For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.--"As You Like It," Act II, Scene 7 WITH THE INSTALLATION of Howard Dean as Democratic party chairman, modern American liberalism...
  • DEAN'S MOUTHY DEBUT

    02/13/2005 9:28:50 AM PST · by Dog · 106 replies · 2,565+ views
    NRO ^ | Feb 13 2005 | Tim Graham
    For those of you just waiting for Howard Dean to start making gaffes, see the Saturday Washington Post account of his tour through the party's special-interest caucuses. I'm somewhat shocked the Post publicized this little tour. For pure, unadulterated Dean, you get this: "You are among the most persecuted people in the history of mankind," Dean tells his first audience, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus. Let's hope the African-American caucus didn't hear that. (Not to mention anyone who remembers the Holocaust, the Huguenots, throwing Christians to the lions...) As for what Dean said to the black caucus, he...
  • Governor Dean's GWU Speech Transcript (Go Leftward Young Man)

    12/09/2004 7:38:28 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 10 replies · 319+ views
    Blog For America ^ | December 9, 2004
    Remarks made by Governor Howard Dean on the Future of the Democratic Party. Given at The George Washington University on December 8, 2004. Thank you for that introduction. It's a pleasure to be here.Let me tell you what my plan for this Party is:We're going to win in Mississippi ...and Alabama ...and Idaho ...and South Carolina. Four years ago, the President won 49 percent of the vote. The Republican Party treated it like it was a mandate, and we let them get away with it.Fifty one percent is not a mandate either. And this time we're not going to let...
  • Dean With Envy (You Don’t Need New Advisors To Lift Rhetoric From Howard Dean)

    09/07/2004 5:12:10 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 1 replies · 379+ views
    DEAN WITH ENVYYou Don’t Need New Advisors To Lift Rhetoric From Howard Dean_______________________________________________________________NEW ADVISORS LEAD KERRY TO OLD RHETORICKerry Yesterday: “Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry on Monday called the invasion of Iraq ‘the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time’ and said his goal was to withdraw U.S. troops in a first White House term.”(Patricia Wilson, “Kerry On Iraq: ‘Wrong War, Wrong Place, Wrong Time’,” Reuters, 9/6/04)Dean In March 2003: “It is our patriotic duty to say to the president, ‘We wish our troops well. We hope they get home safely and soon, but Mr. President, we...
  • Kerry Backers Unhinged

    06/04/2004 10:23:12 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 199+ views
    Something to Yak About – Kerry Backers UnhingedJust when you think John Kerry’s core supporters can’t get any wackier, they do. At the left wing confab called the Take Back America Conference, billionaire lefty George Soros compared the Iraqi prisoner abuse controversy with the terrorist attacks of 9/11! “The picture of torture in Saddam's prison was a moment of truth for us," Soros said at Thursday’s TBA session in Washington, DC. "I think that those pictures hit us the same way as the terrorist attack itself.” ‘Outrageous’ Soros Comments Blasted by RNC Chief Upon hearing the remarks of George Soros...
  • Dean: Wisconsin can 'turn around' campaign (Dean's ongoing meltdown)

    02/11/2004 1:29:49 PM PST · by El Conservador · 14 replies · 133+ views
    CNN ^ | February 11, 2004 | CNN
    <p>MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (CNN) -- Presidential hopeful Howard Dean is looking to reshape the Democratic presidential race in the Wisconsin primary next week.</p> <p>In a rally with supporters in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Dean questioned his opponents' commitment to "standing up for what's right," and cast the contest as a choice between "rhetoric or results."</p>
  • Dean Losing His Grip on Lead in New Hampshire

    01/21/2004 8:01:19 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 15 replies · 136+ views
    Gallup News Service ^ | January 21, 2004 | Lydia Saad
    Kerry is closing inPRINCETON, NJ -- Monday's Iowa caucuses produced the political equivalent of an earthquake, shifting the fates of the Democratic presidential candidates with speed and shock value. Now that the Iowa winner, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, has the "big mo" and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (who came in third) is trying to find the ground beneath his feet, the political expectation is that Kerry will get a bounce in voter support in New Hampshire. He could even go on to win this jewel in the crown of state primaries next week.It will take more than one day,...
  • IOWA: Tide of Second Thoughts Rises Among Democrats

    01/09/2004 3:04:15 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 24 replies · 343+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 9, 2004 | ADAM NAGOURNEY and CARL HULSE
    Mark Kegans for The New York Times Joe Briggs and his daughter Jenny in Newton, Iowa. She said she had been a supporter of Howard Dean but was having second thoughts. NEWTON, Iowa, Jan. 8 — Only a few weeks ago, Jenny Briggs, an Iowa State University graduate, was all set to enthusiastically support Howard Dean in the caucuses. But now, with the vote 11 days away, Ms. Briggs said she is having second thoughts as she watches Dr. Dean stumble through his difficult days of the presidential contest. "I had listened to him on TV, and I thought he...