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  • GOP leader's skinny-dip confession stuns Utah

    03/12/2010 1:44:56 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 22 replies · 1,156+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 12 | BROCK VERGAKIS
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A late-night confession by Utah's House majority leader about sitting nude in a hot tub with a minor 25 years ago has shocked this conservative state's political establishment but has not prompted calls from party leaders for him to resign. Rep. Kevin Garn, 55, acknowledged the indiscretion late Thursday immediately after the Legislature adjourned for the session. He said he paid the woman, Cheryl Maher, now 40, $150,000 to keep quiet about the episode when he unsuccessfully ran for Congress in 2002.
  • Shop's 'Ku Klux Klan lynching' mannequins cause racism storm

    10/29/2007 9:31:37 AM PDT · by dr.zaeus · 51 replies · 194+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/29/2007
    They were part of a distinctive window display designed to attract shoppers through the doors of chic high street chain All Saints. But instead, the eight headless black dummies, which are suspended from silver chains, have caused a storm of protest from race campaigners. Equality groups claim the mannequins resemble the Ku Klux Klan lynchings which terrorised America's Deep South. And they were so incensed that they complained to police - who launched a probe and sent officers round to the shop to investigate. The hanging mannequins are used at the all the chain's 40 stores around Britain but have...
  • Just the Truth? Why the Republicans Have Changed Their Tune [DNC Press Release.......]

    03/22/2007 8:47:37 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 8 replies · 689+ views
    Just the Truth? Why the Republicans Have Changed Their Tune Over the years, Republicans have held hearings on Bill Clintonís Christmas card list and called for answers on Socks the Catís fan mail. Yet they continue to stonewall attempts to question key players in the scandal surrounding the apparently politically-motivated firing of eight U.S. Attorneys. Despite emails showing that top White House advisers such as Harriet Miers and Karl Rove were involved in the decision, the White House has cited executive privilege and placed restrictions on their cooperation with Congress such as demanding closed-door hearings with no transcripts and even...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-05-06 (The Infamous Original Daily Kos Foley Thread)

    10/05/2006 8:37:48 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 55 replies · 1,459+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 5, 2006 | WHInternNow, KOmmies, and PJ-Comix
    The mantra among the liberals is that the Mark Foley scandal is strictly a Republican problem. Unlike Democrat Congressman Gerry Studds who actually had sex with a page and was re-elected to office several times without a single Democrat demanding that he resign, Foley was forced to resign from office the moment his sicko IM messages became known. However, that was not enough for Democrats. Now they want to know why the Republican House leadership didn't do something earlier when they found out about Foley's messages. See, what the Democrats are doing is trying to confuse the low key...
  • The Foley Set-Up

    10/04/2006 2:12:07 PM PDT · by backhoe · 155 replies · 5,271+ views
    various FR links and blogs | 10-04-06 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    The latest- the blogs are all over this- go to them and use their links: † Foley Setup? - Part V - Uncovering the Conspiracy--I donít think Iíve ever seen a political conspiracy unravel as fast as this one that involves former representative Mark Foley. These you must read to catch up on the story...MacsMind - Foleygate Part IVMacsMind - Foleygate Part V † [Foley Outer] Mike Rogers Tried To Blackmail Senator On Alito Vote--Rogers was named as one of Genre Magazineís Men We Love. Here's the list of intimidation. I don't think that these Gay activists who...
  • [Foley Outer] Mike Rogers Tried To Blackmail Senator On Alito Vote

    10/04/2006 10:35:08 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 147 replies · 5,473+ views
    BlogActive/Sweetness & Light ^ | October 4, 2006 | N/A
    More of the gay activist Mike Rogers' handiwork, from the time of the Senate vote on Alito.From his site, BlogActive: Mister Senator...Monday, January 30, 2006This post will be read by thousands and thousands of people... It's directed at ONE person.Mr. Senator:Tomorrow you will be faced with a vote that may have the longest aftereffects of any other you have cast in your Senate career.Tomorrow you will decide if your political position is worth more than doing what is right for others like you. For others like you, Mr. Senator, who engage in oral sex with other men. (Although, Mr. Senator,...
  • Top 10 Democrat Sex Scandals in Congress

    10/04/2006 9:09:02 AM PDT · by GoBucks2002 · 92 replies · 10,432+ views
    Human Events ^ | 10/04/2006 | staff
    Information compiled from the Washington Post, ďCongressional Sex Scandals in History,Ē and other sources. 10. Sen. Daniel Inouye. The 82-year-old Hawaii Democrat was accused in the 1990s by numerous women of sexual harassment. Democrats cast doubt on the allegations and the Senate Ethics Committee dropped its investigation. 9. Former Rep. Gus Savage. The Illinois Democrat was accused of fondling a Peace Corps volunteer in 1989 while on a trip to Africa. The House Ethics Committee decided against disciplinary action in 1990. 8. Rep. Barney Frank. The outspoken Massachusetts Democrat hired a male prostitute who ran a prostitution service from Frankís...
  • Santorum Regrets Making Hitler Comment

    05/20/2005 9:47:04 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 51 replies · 1,385+ views
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Rick Santorum says he "meant no offense" by referring to Adolf Hitler while defending the GOP's right to ban judicial filibusters as Senate leaders prepared to start a countdown Friday to a vote over whether to stop minority senators from blocking President Bush's judicial nominees. "Referencing Hitler was meant to dramatize the principle of an argument, not to characterize my Democratic colleagues," Santorum, the No. 3 Republican in the GOP leadership in the Senate, said of his remarks Thursday.Passions have been running high as senators argue over whether Republicans should allow the out-of-power Democrats to use...
  • Gephardt wants Missouri Confederate flag pulled down

    01/14/2003 11:13:33 AM PST · by FairWitness · 33 replies · 373+ views ^ | 1-14-03 | Scott Charton
    <p>JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Democrat Dick Gephardt, who declared after a visit to South Carolina that the Confederate flag shouldn't fly ``anytime, anywhere,'' wants the flag pulled from a publicly funded Confederate memorial in his home state, his spokesman said.</p>