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  • Palin Rallies 'Mountain Mamas' for Raese in WV: Nugent Says 'It's Time to Kick Maximum A**'

    10/30/2010 4:32:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 30, 2010 | Mary Bruce
    Sarah Palin took to the campaign trail today in a final push before election day, headlining a rally for Republican Senate candidate John Raese. "I'm seeing all these 'mountain mamas and wondering, 'Mountain mamas? Is that anything close to the 'mama grizzlies'?'" the former Alaska governor asked. "I've been traveling a lot of country roads these last few months especially, trying to get people to understand how important it is that we do elect the right people on Nov. 2 to turn this country around," Palin said...
  • A savage display of conservative intellectual firepower (review by Ted Nugent!)

    10/13/2010 4:23:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10-13-10 | Ted Nugent
    If Dirty Harry wrote books instead of blowing away bad guys, he would have written "Trickle Up Poverty." Thankfully, Michael Savage wrote it instead. Instead of wielding a .44 magnum Smith & Wesson and cleaning up the streets of San Francisco like Dirty Harry, Mr. Savage banged away on the keyboard with magnum force and wrote a conservative magnum manifesto in "Trickle Up Poverty." While relaxing in my deer blind waiting to put an arrow through the pump station of an ultra-alert Texas whitetail deer, I read Mr. Savage's new book. Instead of my predator eyes scanning the Texas brush...
  • NUGENT: The Ted Pledge; The GOP should swear allegiance to smaller government (and purge all RINOs!)

    09/30/2010 6:35:11 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2010-09-29 | Ted Nugent
    The Republican "Pledge to America" is a step in the right direction, but we should never settle for simply better. We always should demand much better. A return to excellence would be nice, wouldn't it? Compared to the bloated, ineffective, wasteful, expensive, irresponsible and downright enslaving Fedzilla programs the Democrats recently have rammed down our throats and will continue to force on us if re-elected, the Republican pledge surely would move America in a new, positive direction. What Republicans owe the American people is a hefty dose of plain-speaking, bold pragmatism that clearly articulates the GOP's vision for America. Even...
  • Pigs Of Waste – The Nuge Weighs In

    08/26/2010 7:25:48 AM PDT · by 84rules
    84rules News & Commentary Blog ^ | August 26, 2010 | 84rules
    Pigs Of Waste - The Nuge Weighs In 84rules August 26, 2010
  • Ted Nugent on Lopez Tonight

    08/19/2010 4:30:35 PM PDT · by chasio649 · 11 replies
    FYI I won't paste a Lopez link.....
  • Rock star Ted Nugent pleads no contest to California deer baiting charge

    08/18/2010 1:49:57 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 46 replies · 1+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | August 18, 2010 | Kelly Burgess
    Legendary rock star and hunting advocate Ted Nugent was fined $1,750 in Yuba County Superior Court Friday after pleading no contest to charges of baiting deer and not having a properly signed hunting tag stemming from a 2009 incident in California. California Department of Fish and Game spokesman Patrick Foy told the Appeal-Democrat that a game warden "just about fell out of his chair" when he saw Nugent kill an immature buck on an episode of "Spirit of the Wild," Nugent's hunting show on the Outdoor Channel, which aired earlier this year. Further investigation into the incident revealed that the...
  • Ted Nugent: It is us; We're the ones who allowed anti-Americans to take over America

    08/08/2010 9:28:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 130 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 30, 2010 | Ted Nugent
    Barack Hussein Obama did not sneak into power. An army of clueless, disconnected, ignorant Americans invited him to bring his Marxist, glaringly anti-American jihad into our lives. This president's overtly destructive, clear-and-present-danger agenda is surpassed in transparency only by his ultra-leftist public voting record and overall lifetime conduct of consorting with the enemy as a child and student of Marxism, socialist and racist community organizer, congregant of the blatant America-hating black-theology- and social-justice-spewing Rev. Jeremiah Wright and close personal friend of convicted communist terrorists like Bill Ayers, and by his unflinching appointment of an array of communist czars, including Van...
  • Sager's past life as protester raising eyebrows

    08/06/2010 10:24:47 AM PDT · by ynotjjr · 71 replies · 1+ views
    Hernando Today TBO.com ^ | July 30, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    BROOKSVILLE - Jason Sager doesn't have to look at someone else's pictures of the Twin Towers attack in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. {cut} But around January 2003, he also joined a group of about a hundred other young like-minded activists and became a member of the New York chapter of Protest Warrior, often dressing up as communist revolutionary Che Guevara. Protest Warrior was a satirical, covert group who crashed anti-war and anti-George Bush protest events and blended in with the group. Members would hold up mock signs purporting to espouse the same liberal views. And it was...
  • It Is Us (an army of clueless, disconnected, ignorant Americans)

    08/01/2010 6:34:13 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 27 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 7/30/2010 | Ted Nugent
    Barack Hussein Obama did not sneak into power. An army of clueless, disconnected, ignorant Americans invited him to bring his Marxist, glaringly anti-American jihad into our lives. This president's overtly destructive, clear-and-present-danger agenda is surpassed in transparency only by his ultra-leftist public voting record and overall lifetime conduct of consorting with the enemy as a child and student of Marxism, socialist and racist community organizer, congregant of the blatant America-hating black-theology- and social-justice-spewing Rev. Jeremiah Wright and close personal friend of convicted communist terrorists like Bill Ayers, and by his unflinching appointment of an array of communist czars, including Van...
  • NUGENT: It is us

    07/31/2010 4:26:50 AM PDT · by radioone · 44 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7-31-10 | Ted Nugent
    Barack Hussein Obama did not sneak into power. An army of clueless, disconnected, ignorant Americans invited him to bring his Marxist, glaringly anti-American jihad into our lives. This president's overtly destructive, clear-and-present-danger agenda is surpassed in transparency only by his ultra-leftist public voting record and overall lifetime conduct of consorting with the enemy as a child and student of Marxism, socialist and racist community organizer, congregant of the blatant America-hating black-theology- and social-justice-spewing Rev. Jeremiah Wright and close personal friend of convicted communist terrorists like Bill Ayers, and by his unflinching appointment of an array of communist czars, including Van...
  • Huck PAC Endorses Rich Nugent For Congress In Florida (Nugent Dupes Huckabee)

    07/30/2010 4:35:11 PM PDT · by cc2k · 17 replies
    Huck PAC Blog ^ | July 29, 2010 - 01:48 PM | Mike Huckabee
    Huck PAC and I are pleased to support Rich Nugent for Congress, for Florida’s 5th District. Rich has selflessly served his country and community for more than four decades, first serving in the Air National Guard and then beginning his career in public safety and law enforcement.Sheriff Nugent is pro-traditional family values, like the right to life, the definition of marriage as a union between one man and one woman and the rights of Americans to keep and bear firearms. Sheriff Nugent will use his law enforcement experience to ensure that the borders are sealed and the immigration laws are...
  • Jail budget discrepancy not sheriff's fault

    07/28/2010 3:16:39 PM PDT · by cc2k · 1+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | July 27, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    BROOKSVILLE - An apparent discrepancy in the sheriff's jail budget was explained away Tuesday by Budget Director George Zoettlein, who said Richard Nugent is not asking for more money than the $10.8 million the county allocated to the private entity last year.That backs up a pledge Nugent reiterated to Hernando Today earlier this month that he would not ask for more money. He also said he would run the jail more cheaply than Corrections Corporation of America and hopes to return $500,000 the first year of operation.Zoettlein said the discrepancy that came up two weeks ago at a commission meeting...
  • Hernando gives CCA a deadline to settle jail dispute (includes Sherff Nugent Flip-flop info)

    07/27/2010 5:27:43 PM PDT · by cc2k · 9 replies
    St. Petersburg Times (via TampaBay.com) ^ | Jul 27, 2010 05:36 PM | Barbara Behrendt
    BROOKSVILLE - Corrections Corporation of America has until 5 p.m. today to reach an agreement with the county over its jail furnishings inventory dispute or face immediate legal action.<blah blah blah>Earlier in the meeting the commission briefly discussed the discrepancy between last year's formal jail budget and the amount requested by Nugent to run the jail in the coming year. Last year's budget was made artificially lower by figuring in a projected savings from implementation of an ankle monitoring program that never materialized. Commissioner Jeff Stabins suggested that the extra $280,000 needed to fund the jail, which was the expected...
  • On weapons ban, Nugent’s unsupportable timeline

    07/26/2010 2:14:24 PM PDT · by FloridaBattleGround · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Folks, Tom Jackson over at the Tampa Tribune did some great investigative research about Rich Nugent's Gun Ban answer the other day. Friends, let me state this bluntly: Rich Nugent is a lying, squirming, self-aggrandizing politician. He will lie about anything. He has been caught several times displaying no integrity. Don't we care about a candidates' integrity anymore? We cannot afford to believe these congress critters at face value anymore. It is imperative that who hold them to a higher standard of integrity. John Smithers Tampa Tribune Tom Jackson In the summer of 2004, the 10-year “assault weapons” ban passed...
  • Hernando sheriff defends jail budget (FL-05 candidate Sherff Rich Nugent)

    07/27/2010 4:10:39 AM PDT · by cc2k · 2 replies · 1+ views
    St. Petersburg Times (via TampaBay.com) ^ | Tuesday, July 27, 2010 | Barbara Behrendt
    BROOKSVILLE — As Hernando Sheriff Richard Nugent works out the many details of taking over the county jail in a month, he said he is concerned that some dysfunctional relationships within Hernando government are hindering a smooth transition. <snip> Nugent noted that the county never adopted an ordinance authorizing the program. Thus, factoring that hoped-for savings into the budget was "fuzzy math," making it appear as if he is asking for more than last year's spending at a time when he has promised to bring down jail spending.
  • On weapons ban, Nugent’s unsupportable timeline (FL-05 Candidate Rich Nugent supported weapons ban)

    07/26/2010 2:51:59 PM PDT · by cc2k · 4 replies
    The Jax Files, TampaBayOnline ^ | July 23, 2010 | Tom Jackson
    In the summer of 2004, the 10-year “assault weapons” ban passed during the Clinton administration was only months from expiration. Gun control activists, frantic to gain an extension, recruited law enforcement officials to sign petitions indicating their support for the ban. Hernando County Sheriff Richard Nugent, lately a Republican seeking Florida’s District 5 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, was among the signatories. Asked during Wednesdy night’s debate at the Groves Golf and Country Club about his endorsement of the ban then, and what he thinks now, Nugent explained that he is now pretty much a Second Amendment purist....
  • 5th District race is now one to watch

    07/25/2010 10:15:03 AM PDT · by cc2k · 21 replies · 3+ views
    Tamp Tribune (via TampaBayOnline) ^ | July 25, 2010 | LAURA KINSLER
    BROOKSVILLE - The race for Florida's 5th District was supposed to be a snoozer, with incumbent Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite coasting into a fifth term. But Brown-Waite's surprise disclosure - after the filing deadline - that she wouldn't seek re-election because of illness made this a race to watch. She had quietly recruited Hernando County Sheriff Richard Nugent to run in her place. Nugent, 59, is serving his third term as sheriff. He had been thinking about running for office. "There was a lot of frustration building up in me about what's going on in (Washington) D.C.," he said. "Folks in...
  • Hernando sheriff wants more money for county jail

    07/24/2010 6:10:49 AM PDT · by cc2k · 8 replies · 2+ views
    St. Petersburg Times (via TampaBay.com) ^ | Saturday, July 24, 2010 | Barbara Behrendt
    BROOKSVILLE — Sheriff Richard Nugent is requesting $10.9 million from the county to run the Hernando County Jail next year, an amount that tops the current budget by more than a quarter-million dollars. Not only is it more than the County Commission had previously approved, it also is at odds with Nugent's earlier assertions that he could operate the facility for less than the amount the private company running the jail has charged.
  • 2 debates later, only flaws stand out (FL-5 race, Sager v. Nugent)

    07/22/2010 11:36:40 PM PDT · by cc2k · 1 replies
    Hernando Today ^ | July 23, 2010 | Tom Jackson
    LAND O' LAKES - Two debates later, both Republicans chasing that House of Representatives dream are still standing. This modest evaluation may be the best that can be said for either Sheriff Richard Nugent or Everyman Jason Sager, whose unlikely rivalry conjures less Lincoln vs. Douglas or Dempsey vs. Tunney than Phineas vs. Ferb - one fiery, inspirational and startling, the other plodding, predictable and safe. <snip> Nugent, in his third term as Hernando County's top cop, is the establishment guy, a technician with demonstrated organizational and executive skills. His even-keel personality suggests moderation and prudence, and while these qualities...
  • Ri$h Nugent - Bought and Paid For by Elites in Washington

    07/22/2010 11:49:28 AM PDT · by FloridaBattleGround · 2 replies · 2+ views
    Wake Up 1776 ^ | 22 July, 2010 | John Smithers
    Friends, Rich Nugent got on an airplane and flew to DC right after he snuck in at the last minute in order ask for favors from DC insiders. Look at all the moderate donors who gave to Mr. Nugent. This is why he is the establishment candidate and Jason Sager is not. John Smithers Please go to the link to see the pictures.
  • Tea Party Candidate Jason Sager Debates Moderate Rich Nugent Florida District 5

    07/22/2010 11:52:46 AM PDT · by FloridaBattleGround · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Wake Up 1776 ^ | 22 July, 2010 | John Smithers
    Dear friends, When Ginny Brown-Waite mentioned her retirement several months ago, she and Richard Nugent concocted a plan to prevent any other GOP candidates from entering the race. She announced her retirement the very last day one can file to run for office for US House FL District 5. Rich Nugent had his papers ready on the last day and filed "just in time" - even though the two of them knew of this plan for over 30 days and told no one. However, there is some silver lining. Tea Party candidate Jason Sager filed to unseat Ginny with over...
  • Our Endorsements: U.S. House 3rd District, 5th District, and 12th District

    07/21/2010 9:16:56 PM PDT · by cc2k · 1 replies
    Orlando Slantinel ^ | July 21, 2010
    3rd District <snip> In the Republican primary, Dean Black demonstrates far more knowledge and thoughtfulness on the issues than Chris Nwasike and Mike Yost. As conservative as Ms. Brown is liberal, Mr. Black, a businessman, shows some willingness to work with Democrats. Financial adviser Chris Nwasike is strong on concepts — like a balanced budget — but short of specifics, like how to do it. Auto-technician Mike Yost is so antigovernment he doesn't think national parks should exist. Thanks, but we think the Everglades is worth preserving. We endorse Dean Black. 5th District The story behind Richard Nugent, the Hernando...
  • Career politician vs. energetic newcomer

    07/21/2010 8:57:47 PM PDT · by cc2k · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | July 21, 2010 | Paul Doss
    Sheriff Richard Nugent and Jason Sager are running for Congress, 5th Congressional District, presently represented by Ginny Brown-Waite. I know who both of these men are, but I do not know either of these men personally. <snip> Actually, the sheriff is a career politician. He was elected sheriff in the year 2000 and is now running for a political position at an age few men venture into politics. Obviously, his decision to run was triggered by Ms. Brown-Waite, who could be called a "career politician." I have always voted for Ms. Brown-Waite but did not like the chicanery of being...
  • SAGER PICKS UP ON NUGENT=SCOZZAFAVA MEME (FreeRepublic.com mentioned)

    07/20/2010 5:36:18 PM PDT · by cc2k · 4 replies
    HernandoNewsSource.com ^ | July 20, 2010
    SAGER PICKS UP ON NUGENT=SCOZZAFAVA MEME In a media release headlined "Friends of Nugent, the Incumbents and Washington Elites," the Jason Sager campaign has followed up on opponent Rich Nugent's campaign finance report. The quarterly report showed nine contributions of $1,000 to $5,000 to Nugent from Political Action Committees headed by current members of Congress. Of those nine, seven also contributed to the unsuccessful special election campaign of accused Republican "liberal" Dede Scozzafava last year. The comparison was specifically noted in Sager's release. Sager is quoted in the release as saying "[i]t appears that the Washington Elite think they know...
  • The Establishment Candidate, the Incumbents' Choice

    07/20/2010 9:13:07 AM PDT · by Sager4Congress · 2 replies · 1+ views
    FEC Reports show massive financing of our opponent by Washington DC insiders and incumbents. Brooksville, FL, July 19, 2010 – The Federal Election Commission has released the quarterly campaign finance reports which give a breakdown of all campaign contributions received by the candidates. The report shows that our opponent raised more money. This should not be a surprise as the Washington D.C. Ruling Class is pouring money into the “Friends of Rich Nugent” campaign coffers. Michael Bates of Hernando Today reported that our opponent has received $47,875 from Political Action Committees but he did not trace these PACs back to...
  • Meet Rich Nugent, the new Dede Scozzafava

    07/18/2010 8:31:43 PM PDT · by cc2k · 26 replies · 2+ views
    Vanity | July 18, 2010 | cc2k
    Sorry for the Vanity. But I thought Freepers need to know about what's happening down here in Florida along the "nature coast" north of Tampa. We have another case where the Washington elites think they know better than the people of the district who should be sent to Congress. Last year, this happened in NY-23. There were back-room dealings that put Dede Scozzafava, a very progressive "Republican" on the ballot. And the Washington establishment poured tons of money into Scozzafava's campaign trying to convince us that any Republican was better than a Democrat. They wanted us as Republicans to support...
  • Our New Opponent … John Kerry?

    07/17/2010 4:55:44 AM PDT · by Sager4Congress · 3 replies
    Note: A low bandwidth version of this video is available for dialup users (~2 minutes to download at dialup speed)The “Contract from America” was a hot topic in the 5th District this week. Jason Sager and his opponent faced off twice this week. First, on Tuesday, at the First Hernando Republican Club; and then again Thursday at a debate hosted by the Pasco County Republican Party.At both of these events, the candidates were asked about the “Contract from America.” At the First Hernando Republican Club, the question was, “Will you sign the ‘Contract from America?’”Jason Sager gave a short...
  • Ted Nugent's Happy Defiance Day This July 4th

    07/02/2010 2:27:32 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 17 replies
    antimusic.com ^ | 070210 | antimusic.com
    On Independence Day, The Amazon MP3 store is having a very special one day sale! 30 different tracks from Ted Nugent--in a special compilation called Happy Defiance Day Everyday-- will be available for just 76 cents--in honor of 1776! Plus, Ted's electrifying version of the Star Spangled Banner will be available for a free download all day! It's happening July 4th only! And be sure to catch Ted live, in person at a venue near you! His Trample the Weak Hurdle the Dead concert tour is happening now! For a complete tour schedule, and details on all things Nuge, Log...
  • EDITORIAL: Nugent tramples the weak-minded--Every day is the Fourth of July on Uncle Ted's tour bus

    07/01/2010 5:40:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 1, 2010 | Editorial
    A Ted Nugent concert is 75 percent hard-charging rock 'n' roll and 25 percent a celebration of red-white-and-blue values. At the heart of his message is that our freedom can be taken away if it isn't understood and defended. All Americans should be mindful of that danger this Independence Day. In between rock anthems such as "Cat Scratch Fever" and "Stranglehold," Mr. Nugent hails the United States as the best country on Earth but cautions that American exceptionalism mostly exists despite the government, not because of it. When the universal rights that make America special are threatened by government overreach,...
  • TED NUGENT Interviewed On NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA [Arizona/Illegals/WOT...]

    05/24/2010 12:49:23 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 2 replies · 388+ views
    roadrunnerrecords.com ^ | May 23 2010 | Interview
    Legendary rocker Ted Nugent was interviewed earlier this month by NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Ted Nugent's "Ted, White, And Blue: The Nugent Manifesto" book entered the New York Times bestseller list at No. 8. This marked the fiercely independent rock legend's second time charting on the New York Times bestseller list, a spot he achieved with "God, Guns, and Rock 'n' Roll" (2000). Ted's other successful books include "Kill It and Grill It", "Blood Trails: The Truth About Bowhunting" and "Blood Trails II".
  • Bigger Ammo

    05/18/2010 3:49:38 PM PDT · by guyshomenet · 8 replies · 617+ views
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 5/18/2010 | Guy Smith
    I was Ted Nugent’s warm-up act last weekend. Not musically. Nothing good would come by putting a country blues devote on stage before a hard rocker. Might as well have Snoop Dogg open for the Jonas Brothers. Instead I warmed the seat on the NRA News stage at their annual convention – just me and 70,000 of my closest friends. Rosters change at such events, and I slid into the slot before Terrible Ted was scheduled to be interviewed. This worked for me because Ted brings a few thousand followers in his alpha male wake, which boosted my audience as...
  • NUGENT: Profile or die

    05/11/2010 4:41:40 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 9 replies · 471+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5/11/10 | Ted Nugent
    Survival means learning from experience - even if it hurts our wittle feelings
  • NUGENT: 'T' stands for Ted Party

    05/11/2010 4:47:11 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 7 replies · 416+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2010 | Ted Nugent
    Tea Party demands are so simple I constantly hang out with great Americans from every imaginable walk of life all over this great country. We all know a self-evident truth when we see it. Truth, logic and common sense drive our lives and remain common and sensible to us all. We clearly understand that the American dream is all about being the best we can be, working as hard as possible and being accountable in order to be an asset to our families, communities and country. We expect our government to secure our borders, keep us safe from our enemies...
  • Ginny's Legacy - The Fallout From Her Stepping Down Unethically

    05/07/2010 9:53:40 PM PDT · by FloridaBattleGround · 3 replies · 326+ views
    Wake Up 1776 ^ | 8 May 2010 | John Smithers
    Friends, It doesn’t look like Ginny Brown-Waite made a wise decision by stepping down on the last day of the filing deadline thus denying other potential GOP contenders the courtesy of running. It also looks like Richard Nugent is tainted for going along with the scheme and was given a prior heads-up to his “selection”. In the first day or two the Tea Party blogosphere exposed the Ginny/Nugent scam. Now the local main-stream media is exposing the same thing (see below). This isn’t good for Richard Nugent. It is my hope that everyone distances themselves from the tainted candidacy of...
  • Sheriff ready to take over jail operations

    05/07/2010 4:11:09 PM PDT · by cc2k · 5 replies · 187+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | May 7, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    BROOKSVILLE - The day after Corrections Corporation of America handed the county its contract termination notice for the jail, Sheriff Richard Nugent said he assembled a transition team to immediately begin work on operations at that facility. Failure to do that would have wasted what he called valuable time should county commissioners decide to transfer operations of the jail to his office. On Tuesday, the county administrator will recommend the county board do just that. Given the Aug. 27 deadline when CCA pulls out, there is no time for a formal bidding process, County Administrator David Hamilton said. <snip> Nugent...
  • State: Sheriff can hold office and campaign

    05/07/2010 8:48:37 AM PDT · by cc2k · 6 replies · 445+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | May 7, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    BROOKSVILLE - State statutes do not restrict Richard Nugent from running for Congress while still holding down his position as sheriff. Jennifer Davis, communications director with the Florida Department of State, said Thursday the "resign-to-run" law would apply to Nugent only if he was running for two elected positions at the same time. State statutes do require him to step down as sheriff should he win the election to Florida's 5th District Congressional seat. Nugent has already said he would do that and the governor would have to appoint someone to fill out his term, which expires at the end...
  • How now, Brown-Waite?

    05/06/2010 1:56:11 PM PDT · by cc2k · 207+ views
    U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite’s 11th-hour withdrawal from the House District 5 race, and the subsequent anointing of a hand-picked successor, Hernando County Sheriff Rich Nugent, has proven that hell hath no fury like Nancy Argenziano scorned. Brown-Waite announced just minutes after last Friday’s qualifying deadline that she would not run for a fifth term because of undisclosed health reasons. In the process she endorsed Nugent as the Republican candidate. Nugent announced his candidacy and qualified on Friday morning, a move that was kept under wraps until the last minute and thus assured that no other strong Republicans would enter the...
  • Nugent can't be sheriff and run for Congress

    05/05/2010 9:47:23 PM PDT · by cc2k · 12 replies · 554+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | May 5, 2010
    The issue: Hernando County Sheriff Richard Nugent's run for 5th District seat in Congress. Our opinion: Nugent should resign his post as sheriff. It's not fair to the taxpayers of Hernando County to pay Sheriff Richard Nugent's salary and benefits - which eclipse $136,000 annually - when he'll be spending much of his time running for Congress between now and the August primary. Because of his 11th-hour, backroom deal with U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite to run for her seat in Congress, Nugent needs to be a full-time campaigner and resign his elected law enforcement post immediately. If he plans on...
  • 'Resign or drop out of race'

    05/05/2010 9:32:33 PM PDT · by cc2k · 4 replies · 270+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | May 5, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    BROOKSVILLE - Either resign as sheriff or drop out of the Congressional race. That is the choice Democrat Jim Piccillo is giving Richard Nugent, his newly minted opponent, in a sternly written letter sent to the sheriff Wednesday. Piccillo wrote Nugent has "unfinished business and promises to fulfill" as sheriff and cannot devote his entire time to his duties while running for Florida's 5th District Congressional seat. "The people of Hernando County deserve a full-time public servant who is dedicated to the job," wrote Piccillo, who lives in Land O' Lakes. Nugent, commenting from Washington, D.C., where he was just...
  • The Unethical Entrance to the City

    05/05/2010 6:49:44 PM PDT · by Sager4Congress · 4 replies · 250+ views
    We recently learned that our Congresswoman fell ill and is not going to seek re-election. The entire Sager for Congress campaign family continues to pray for her and her family in what is sure to be a difficult time in all of their lives.We must clarify some of the misreporting in the media over the past several days. Mrs. Brown-Waite is NOT retiring. She will complete her term through January of 2011. To say that she is “retiring” is to assume that she would have automatically won her re-election bid this election year. There are two people in particular who...
  • Brown-Waite's selfish exit

    05/05/2010 9:24:48 AM PDT · by cc2k · 7 replies · 422+ views
    Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite tarnished her legacy and cheated her constituents and political party last week with an underhanded move that deprives Republican voters of the right to choose her successor from a strong field of candidates. The Brooksville-area Republican, who was elected to Congress in 2002, announced her retirement, citing health reasons, Friday, but only after she had secured the candidacy of her handpicked choice and he had qualified for the August primary. <snip> Such stealth maneuvering is one reason why so many people no longer trust politicians. This one is all the more insulting because it robbed voters in...
  • Politicos call on sheriff to resign

    05/05/2010 8:53:05 AM PDT · by cc2k · 8 replies · 329+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | May 5, 2010 | MICHAEL D. BATES
    The calls for Sheriff Richard Nugent to resign his position and devote full-time to running for the 5th District Congressional seat got stronger Tuesday. <snip> Nugent, calling from Washington, D.C., where he has been since Monday, said he has no plans of resigning. He dismissed critics who say he won't be a full-time sheriff and would shortchange taxpayers. Much of his campaigning will be done on weekends and evenings and the day-to-day activities associated with the race will be handled by his campaign staff, he said. That's not to mean he won't be forced to travel out of Hernando County,...
  • Ted Nugent: Immigration lesson for numskulls-Arizona is leading, America should follow

    05/01/2010 7:24:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 1,196+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2010 | Ted Nugent
    In the absence of any real border enforcement by Fedzilla and after the emergency of the recent murder of rancher Robert Krentz, Arizonans rightfully took matters into their own hands and passed a law allowing Arizona cops to demand immigration papers from people they stop. Good for Arizona. Other states, especially border states, should follow its lead. In short, Arizona's new law makes it a crime to be in Arizona illegally. It's 2010 - Good morning, America! Those people who can't produce documentation proving they are in the country legally can be jailed up to six months and fined $2,500....
  • Ted Nugent To Perform At Super Sunday Rally With Sarah Palinl

    02/03/2010 5:07:31 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 11 replies · 704+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 02/03/2010 | Staff
    Ted Nugent joins Palin/Perry Rally at The Berry Center AUSTIN – Ted Nugent will perform the national anthem at the “Super Sunday with Sarah” Rally with Gov. Rick Perry and Gov. Sarah Palin....
  • Putting the Finishing Touches on "Friends Of America" Rally (WV - Live Thread)

    09/07/2009 6:14:56 AM PDT · by onemiddleamerican · 64 replies · 5,451+ views
    WOWK-TV ^ | Updated Monday, September 7, 2009 | Gil McClanahan
    LOGAN -- 100,000 people are expected for the rally, and as you can imagine getting that many people in and out of one location takes a lot of preparation. Hours before the Friends of America Rally begins, crews continue to unload the needed equipment, putting the finishing touches on stage preparations that began 5 weeks ago. "It's a continuous show. There's no stopping. That's why we have 2 stages, so there's something constantly being prepared. While someone is performing, something is being torn down while something is being set up," says David Dodd, Event Production Manager for the "Friends of...
  • Ted Nugent: "We have the perfect president for a nation that doesn't care."

    09/07/2009 10:48:52 AM PDT · by Mustang Driver · 24 replies · 2,452+ views
    Don Surber, Charleston Daily Mail ^ | 9/7/2009 | Don Surber
    Coal entrepreneur Don Blankenship put on a shindig at a reclaimed strip-mine site near Holden, West Virginia, for a Labor day picnic for 100,000 of his closest friends. Sean Hannity is there, so I suppose he will yak about it on his show tomorrow. Hank Williams Jr. is the main draw. Ted Nugent is the emcee. Nugent gave ‘em hell and told the crowd to fight back: “We have the perfect president for a nation that doesn’t care.”
  • Ted Nugent: Keep Gaddafi Out Of NYC

    09/03/2009 9:16:14 AM PDT · by 84rules · 4 replies · 318+ views
    84rules News and Commentary Blog ^ | September 3, 2009 | 84rules
    Got to love The Nuge: Keep Gaddafi Out Of NYC 84rules September 3, 2009
  • With 75,000 tickets requested (Conservative) rally in West Virginia 'sold out'

    09/02/2009 12:49:35 PM PDT · by chippewaman · 22 replies · 2,079+ views
    www.friendsofamericarally.com | Sept. 2, 2009 | me
    On Labor Day, attend the Friends of America Rally. Over 75,000 Friends of America who have already registered will gather at this event. Hank Williams, Jr. and John Rich will be performing and Fox News Host Sean Hannity will be speaking at this free event on Monday, September 7th from 10.30 am until 8 pm. Ted Nugent will be the event’s emcee. The Rally is going to be held on a previous surface mine, just south of Logan, West Virginia. Due to overwhelming demand, this event has sold out.
  • Video: Why I Love the 2nd Ammendment, and Ted Nugent

    08/27/2009 9:35:08 AM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 3 replies · 424+ views
    Notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 08 27 2009 | Notoriously Conservative
    Video: Why I Love the 2nd Ammendment, and Ted Nugent Video found here.
  • The Nuge vs. The Waco Trib (Ted Nugent Fired)

    08/17/2009 7:21:16 AM PDT · by abb · 86 replies · 3,944+ views
    Texas Monthly ^ | August 16, 2009 | Evan Smith
    Just got a missive — unguided missile? — from my pal Ted Nugent saying he’s been fired by the Waco Tribune-Herald, which has new owners as of a couple of weeks ago. I’ve contacted Carlos Sanchez, the editor of the Trib, and asked for his response, which I’ll post below when I receive it. (For now, click here to read his comments as published in the paper today.) Nugent’s email to me: Just been fired from Waco Trib. Now they will have to rely on their other New York Times Best Sellers, and array of clever and diverse journalists to...