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  • Will Hillary voters hand the GOP nomination to Rand Paul? (Operation Chaos)

    04/09/2014 2:16:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/09/2014 | AllahPundit
    A fiendishly clever theory from Peter Beinart. Remember “Operation Chaos”? That was Rush Limbaugh’s plan to have GOP voters wreak havoc on the Democratic nominating process in 2008. With McCain’s nomination already all but assured and Obama clinging to an apparently insurmountable lead over Hillary, Rush encouraged Republicans in states with open primaries (i.e. states where you don’t have to be registered as a party member to vote in that party’s primary) to cross over and vote for Hillary in the Democratic primary instead. The idea was to drag the primary process out for Democrats as long as possible, forcing...
  • President Obama Losing To A Grass-Roots Inspired Operation Chaos

    05/29/2012 12:24:49 PM PDT · by reformedcrat · 11 replies
    Napa Whine Country ^ | 5-29-2012 | Tom Thurlow
    Dont look now, but President Obama could actually lose his partys nomination contest in this weeks Democratic primary contest in Texas. Probably not to any one of the three candidates opposing him, but he could still get less than 50% of the Democrat votes in the Texas Democratic primary. That would be pretty embarrassing. Kind of a spontaneous no confidence vote among Democrats.
  • RUSH: WHY SANTORUM SCARES THE LEFT

    02/29/2012 6:58:18 AM PST · by Yosemitest · 48 replies · 4+ views
    www.RushLimbaugh.com ^ | February 28, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    Why Santorum Scares the Left February 28, 2012 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay, we have some headlines that are in the Drive-By Media today. Most of them are about Santorum and how out of touch he is and how what a wacko he is and what a creep, what a fanatic. I had 'em set aside. I'll just run through the headlines here.ABC: "New Lows Among Conservatives Mark Romneys Popularity Problem."This is an ABC News/Washington Post poll on Romney's plummeting popularity with conservative Republicans. From the Right Scoop: "Santorum: Romney Uniquely Unqualified to Take on President Obama." From the National...
  • "Operation Chaos" Enters the Lexicon

    01/03/2012 12:57:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Democrats are doing their own version of Operation Chaos with Ron Paul. Here's Erin Burnett talking about it. "Operation Chaos" has now entered the lexicon. I don't even get credit for it anymore, but this is Erin Burnett last night on CNN (her show: "Erin Burnett Out Front," as opposed to out back) and this is what she had to say. BURNETT: The caucuses in Iowa. You can go in as a Democrat and you can go to the door and say, "I'm gonna become a Republican for tonight and I can go in and vote."...
  • Hillary Clinton wants off the merry-go-round

    07/15/2011 7:10:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 40 replies
    Hillary Clinton wants off the merry-go-round By: Jennifer Epstein July 15, 2011 07:30 AM EDT Shes in good health from yoga and exercise, but Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says shes tired by the merry-go-round of public life and ready to get off it for good at the end of President Barack Obamas first term. I think that I am a pretty normal, average person, despite all of the hype, Clinton said in an interview with the BBC conducted Thursday. And I am very interested in spending time with my friends and my family and not being on the merry-go-round...
  • Left ready to launch own version of Operation Chaos for Palin?

    01/04/2011 9:02:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/04/2011 | Allahpundit
    A fun idea, partly because it creates all sorts of strategic wrinkles, partly because it raises the possibility of a colossal backfire on Democrats in the general election, and partly because it may be the first and only thing that conservative Palin supporters and liberal Palin detractors can truly agree on. Both desperately want her to win the nomination. Perhaps … there is a way.Cubachi thinks they’ll live to regret it. What these democrats prove is that Obama is not capable of winning on his own record.If anything, Palin has effectively framed the debate on multiple issues, including Obamacare. Her...
  • O'Donnell backs Clinton for 2012 run

    11/30/2010 6:53:21 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 81 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/30/2010 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    Former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's dream presidential matchup for 2012 might just be Hillary Clinton versus Sarah Palin. O'Donnell, a Republican who rode the tea party wave to a primary upset in August, said she hopes Clinton runs and defeats President Barack Obama in a Democratic primary. I hope she runs for president," ODonnell says of Clinton in an interview on Good Morning America. I would love to see her take out Obama in the primary. You know, I would even be tempted to change my registration so that I could vote for her in the Democratic primary," she...
  • Stop the Tea- Baggers! Direct a Progressive Campaign Office (Laugh or conduct "opperation chaos").

    01/12/2010 6:23:44 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 10 replies · 648+ views
    Craig's List ^ | Jan 08, 2009 | liberal nut
    WHOSE AGENDA WILL WIN IN 2010? YOU DECIDE. Change takes work. After the 2008 Election, we know what's possible when millions of people commit themselves to creating the world they want to see - but we also know that one election is only the beginning. Across the country, the struggle for human rights, marriage equality, and reproductive rights continues. To counter the hysteria and lies of Glenn Beck and other talking heads, progressives need to get organized and get activated - and we don't have a moment to lose!! We're hiring Directors to run 32 Canvass Offices across the United...
  • Be Barack Hussein Obama's Friend

    12/22/2008 10:32:10 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies · 655+ views
    Want to network with the President Elect? Find out what he says he's up to? Read the latest lies? Well, now Yes, we can!
  • Did Operation Chaos Elect Obama?

    12/12/2008 7:38:25 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 105 replies · 2,550+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12.12.08 @ 9:46AM | By Philip Klein
    Obama campaign manager David Plouffe reflects in an interview: "We went through as rigorous a primary as we've ever seen in our country's history, I think, and there's no doubt that made us a stronger general election candidate. A lot of our dirty laundry was aired, and we had practice in testing a campaign...because we had been through 54 primaries and caucuses, and run the gauntlet. McCain hadn't done that."
  • Did Limbaugh Keep the Clinton Dynasty Alive?

    12/01/2008 6:23:14 AM PST · by Soliton · 81 replies · 1,720+ views
    12/01/2008 | Soliton
    Rush: Ladies and gentlemen, I want to start the hour here by restating the origins of Operation Chaos and the goal, because I am continuing to receive mail, e-mail from people, you, who listen in this audience, who are getting panicked and paranoid that Mrs. Clinton is going to end up winning this whole thing and that it will be my fault and that if that happens, you are never, ever, going to listen to this program again. Former US president Bill Clinton said he would back his wife Hillary if she became secretary of state but has even bigger...
  • How Rush Limbaugh helped elect Barack Obama

    11/09/2008 4:57:38 PM PST · by firebrand99 · 215 replies · 874+ views
    firebrand blog ^ | November 8, 2008 | firebrand
    Conservative radio buffoon Rush Limbaugh thinks of himself as an ace strategist and so he thought he was being extremely clever back in March when he launched "Operation Chaos" an effort to undermine frontrunner Barack Obama's chances in the fall election by prolonging the Democratic primary season and forcing Obama to deplete his resources early. Rushbo, accordingly, urged his conservative Republican listeners to take advantage of open primaries in many thats that allow non-Democrats to participate and vote for Hilary Clinton in order to drag the race out as long as possible. Brilliant eh? And how mischievous! Unfortunately the Limbaugh...
  • VANITY (Sorry) Just a Question! What ever happened to "Operation Chaos"?

    11/03/2008 8:38:30 PM PST · by jacega · 32 replies · 1,285+ views
    11/3/08 | Jace
    Did Operation Chaos die or is it still in effect? Rush has never said a word about that recently! What about the PUMA vote? Do you think any of those will have any effect on tomorrow's election? I am so wishing for McCain and Palin to win. I voted for Palin. What are your thoughts?
  • The Power of P.U.M.A On Display at the Polls in Florida

    10/31/2008 7:06:46 PM PDT · by BIOCHEMKY · 86 replies · 4,227+ views
    Pumao8 ^ | October 31, 2008 | PUMA Pundit
    99% of Democrats support Obama right? Wrong. Take a look at this snippet coming out of Florida: Democrats are beaming that their party is outperforming the Republicans in early voting, releasing numbers Wednesday that show registrants of their party ahead 54 percent to 30 percent among the 1.4 million voters who have gone to the polls early. but guess what the same article goes on to state? A Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll gave McCain a 49-45 lead over Democrat Barack Obama among Floridians who have already voted. So Obama has a 6.4% advantage in turnout , yet is losing by...
  • Ray of Hope - Democrat rolls are swelled because of Operation Chaos

    10/24/2008 1:30:11 PM PDT · by RushingWater · 35 replies · 1,828+ views
    10/24/2008 | Rushing Water
    Just got called to come out and support a Democratic candidate - I told her she had called the wrong house. Then she said something about correcting the sheet she was working off of. Oh yeah, now I get it - I participated in Operation Chaos!!
  • Why the polls are incorrect: Is Mc Cain actually in the lead? (Vanity)

    10/18/2008 6:32:49 AM PDT · by hoosiermama · 126 replies · 4,136+ views
    Hoosiermama | Vanity
    Why the polls are incorrect: Is Mc Cain actually in the lead? (Vanity) First let me apologize to all of you who are tired of the vanities, but felt we needed this conversation. It occurred to me last evening while watching Laura on OReilly. She stated it really upset her that there were so many more democrats registered then Republicans. One of those A-HA! moments hit me. I work the polls in one of the larger districts in our area. Last fall many of my republican friends and neighbors (Approximately 10% that I was aware of)) requested D ballots. Several...
  • PUMAs: How much of a factor will they be?

    10/11/2008 9:58:54 AM PDT · by kauaiboy · 98 replies · 2,049+ views
    I see the polls, and by all the looks, Obama is winning BUT he is NOT over 50% in most polls and the MccCain vote is in the low 40s or even high 30s (Fox) this is nonsense, and us conservatives KNOW it Here is my though The Hillary voters who HATE Barry and will never vote for him must be at least 30% that is about 0.3 * 18 Million = 6 million folks My theory is that they are ALL SAYING thy will vote for Barry, and then come election day will not only NOT vote for him...
  • A forgotten fact that explains why many of the polls are so inaccurate

    10/08/2008 5:44:54 PM PDT · by BillyM · 40 replies · 1,944+ views
    hillaryclintonforum ^ | 8/10/2008 | jsdjason
    I'm a registered democrat and have always voted republican. Why is this might you ask? I registered as a democrat to vote in primaries! Thus all these articles that point out the spike in democrat registrations forget that a large number of republicans re-registered as democrats this spring. There is no way in hell they'll vote for Obama. Does no one remember "Operation Chaos" led by Rush Limbaugh? These polls are overweighting democrats (and minorities too) big time as a result of this fallacy. Look at Pennsylvania as a great example! The number of democrat registrations was abnormally large.
  • When are we going to be allowed to blame Rush for Obama?

    09/28/2008 8:13:14 PM PDT · by Hildy · 226 replies · 3,234+ views
    Sept. 28, 2008 | Hildy
    Up until today I was sure that McCain would win..and I've always thought he'd win by alot. I didn't take into account just how unfair the press was going to be. It's a never ending drumbeat, like the article that was posted last week. It's unrelenting..and it's always negative towards McCain and positive towards the "ONE." But it looks like it's working and we might have a President BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA. I'm glad my Father is not alive to see this. We need big prayers, people..I don't know what it's going to take. I can't believe people think the Dems...
  • Obama In Need Of A Bailout As Biden Gaffes Keep Piling Up (Rush: Operation Save Our Biden Alert)

    09/23/2008 3:34:49 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 220+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/23/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Obama is the next target for a bailout, I am convinced. Now, let me set this up. I'm sure that quite a few of you who are spending any time at all on the computer have received what I have received a gazillion times. By the way, as a little heads up, those of you out there who receive things in e-mail, these flash blast e-mails that go out: If you think I haven't seen it yet, change your mind. By the time you see it, I have seen it so many times, I have practically thrown the computer...
  • TENNESSEE Democratic Party committee throws out state senator's victory

    09/13/2008 5:34:59 PM PDT · by SmithL · 36 replies · 243+ views
    AP via KnoxNews ^ | 9/13/8 | Erik Schelzig, Associated Press
    NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee has voted to declare state Sen. Rosalind Kurita's thin primary victory invalid. The panel voted 33-11 on Saturday to declare Kurita's 19-vote August victory "incurably uncertain" after her opponent, Clarksville attorney Tim Barnes, alleged heavy Republican interference in the Democratic nominating contest. A joint convention of the Democratic executive committees in Cheatham, Houston and Montgomery counties will now determine who the nominee will be. There is no Republican running in the general election. Barnes' candidacy was boosted by Democrats who were upset that Kurita helped unseat John Wilder, a Mason Democrat, from...
  • Election Vanity

    09/06/2008 12:20:07 PM PDT · by mo · 34 replies · 164+ views
    mo | 09/06/08 | mo
    FWIW....just got a PEW telephone poll today....given MCCain/Obama as candidates who would you vote for?.... Now...hang onto your hats...given MCCAIN/CLINTON...who would you vote for..... This is HUGH!!!!Could even be SERIES!!!!
  • Obama, Seeing Hope In Ohio, Shifts Schedule There

    09/05/2008 5:50:52 PM PDT · by edpc · 75 replies · 331+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 5 Sept 2008 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    DILLONVALE, Ohio - So much for the 50-state strategy. Barack Obama, who once pledged to compete in every state, has shifted his thinking. Now, he'll pick and choose where to spend time and money.
  • Free 'Obama Bumper Sticker' to do with as you please

    09/05/2008 8:30:30 AM PDT · by T. Grundon · 41 replies · 235+ views
    A friend told me this ^ | 9/5/08 | Myself
    https://pol.moveon.org/barackstickers/?rc=tafkicker&id=13606-10295512-XoCcy.x&t=2Get your free Obama bumper sticker to do with as you please. Compliments of MoveOn.org
  • Polls: Obama makes inroads with Clinton voters

    09/03/2008 1:39:16 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 28 replies · 126+ views
    Newsday ^ | Sept. 3, 08 | NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON
    CHICAGO - As Barack Obama prepares to resume campaigning today, polls show that he has made inroads with former Hillary Rodham Clinton backers and hit the 50 percent support mark among registered voters for the first time. It's a typical post-convention bounce that Obama will be looking to sustain as he travels to Ohio today and Pennsylvania tomorrow. According to a Gallup daily tracking poll released yesterday, 81 percent of Clinton supporters say they will back Obama, up from 70 percent before the convention. Sixty-five percent of those voters are certain they will vote for the Illinois senator, up from...
  • Obama document motion denied [Berg v. Obama petition for stop nomination - "Certifigate"]

    08/27/2008 6:13:21 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 20 replies · 2,560+ views
    Times Herald (London) ^ | Aug. 27, 2008 | n/a
    08/27/2008 Obama document motion denied A motion to file a restraining order preventing Sen. Obama's Presidential run was denied today. The suit has not been dismissed and lawyer Phil Berg is continuing legal actions. Check back here for the full story tomorrow and in the print edition of The Times Herald.
  • Democrat National Convention- LIVE THREAD - Day 3

    08/27/2008 9:56:47 AM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 2,072 replies · 6,839+ views
    www.demconvention.com ^ | 08.27.08 | WakeUpAndVote
    SanFranNan will be starting off with the roll call vote. Speaches for nominating both Clinton and Obama will be made. I have a feeling that the tonight's entertainment will be good, instide and outside. If you have pics or clips of the freak show, please post them!
  • Rush Limbaugh coming up LIVE on Fox News

    08/27/2008 6:59:37 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 21 replies · 165+ views
    08/27/08 | Foxnews
    Rush to be interviewed live in the next hour on Fox news.
  • Party Unity My, er, Eye

    08/25/2008 10:08:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies · 152+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2008 | David Limbaugh
    In one sense, it's incomprehensible that Barack Obama would forgo an opportunity to reunite his party by picking Hillary Clinton as his running mate. But in his place, wouldn't you be willing to sacrifice a little if it guaranteed you'd never have to view and smell Bill Clinton's sock feet propped up on the Oval Office desk? But whatever will this messianic emissary of change do to unite his party? That is a legitimate question, is it not, since unity, harmony, love and bliss have been Obama's main campaign themes since his entry onto the presidential campaign stage? How, inquiring...
  • BREAKING: Hillary Won't Instruct Delegates to Vote for Obama!!!

    08/25/2008 12:05:33 PM PDT · by GOPinCa · 56 replies · 139+ views
    No Guidance From Clinton Speaking to reporters after her address to the New York delegation, Clinton offered delegates no instruction on how to cast their votes, Amie Parnes reports. "I will be telling my delegates that I will vote for Barack Obama," she said. "How they vote is a more personal decision. They want to have their chance to vote for me. That is what traditionally happens ... some people are having to make up their minds because there are arguments pulling them both ways." Many of Clinton's delegates have already made up their minds. Some of her pledged delegates...
  • Rambunctious Clinton loyalists make anti-war protestors look sober, savvy

    08/25/2008 3:02:05 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 26 replies · 120+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | August 25, 2008 | Errol Lewis
    The are two kinds of demonstrators rallying outside the Pepsi arena and throughout the Mile High City - but only one can really wreck the Democrats' love-fest. First, we have the street activists who operate outside mainstream politics and tend to argue for radical positions. Unlike in 1968, the dedicated anti-war liberals come off as sober, savvy, and fixated on long-term goals. The second group is the collection of rambunctious pro-Hillary Clinton loyalists who are doing their best to create chaos within the convention - and real trouble for party nominee Barack Obama. The Clinton die-hards seem like political brats...
  • Nader joins race for president

    08/25/2008 2:01:59 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies · 75+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 25, 2008 | Julia Silverman
    Consumer activist Ralph Nader has found an unconventional way to get on Oregon's ballot this year: He will be the presidential nominee of a brand-new party.
  • Pelosi to delegates: Stop wallowing over primary results (It's just time to move on, huh?)

    08/25/2008 12:10:34 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 143+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 8/25/08 | Mary Anne Ostrom
    DENVER -- Stop wallowing, the primary election is over. That was the message House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered this morning even as she acknowledged that reconciliation between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton camps was not yet complete. She told reporters before addressing the California delegation that women will be the key to beating John McCain, and she considered it a personal mission to get more women behind Obama. A majority of women support Obama, according to recent polls, but recent polls also suggest as many as one in four Clinton supporters would vote for Republican presumptive nominee John McCain. "There's...
  • Dave Barry: The DNC's on, let the drama begin

    08/24/2008 1:48:33 PM PDT · by justlurking · 27 replies · 158+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 2008-08-24 | Dave Barry
    The Democratic party has gathered in Denver for what will be without question one of the most exciting political conventions in decades. Granted, this is like saying that Moe was without question one of the smartest Stooges. The political conventions have been pointless and boring for years, culminating in 2004, when MSNBC, during its prime-time coverage of the Republican convention, broadcast 38 straight minutes of Chris Matthews snoring and drooling into his lap. (This got by far the highest ratings.) [...] Already there has been sporadic gunfire between the Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton delegates. Political observers see this as...
  • Democrat sues Sen. Obama over 'fraudulent candidacy'

    08/23/2008 7:13:57 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 43 replies · 412+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Aug. 23, 2008 | Drew Zahn
    Democrat sues Sen. Obama over 'fraudulent candidacy'Lawsuit disputing U.S. citizenship based in part on discredited claims By Drew Zahn 2008 WorldNetDaily Posted: August 23, 2008 A prominent Pennsylvania Democrat has sued Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic National Committee and the Federal Election Commission, claiming that Obama is not a natural-born citizen and, therefore, is not eligible to be president of the United States. Philip J. Berg, a former member of Pennsylvania's Democratic State Committee and former deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania, filed the lawsuit this week in U.S District Court, asking the court to declare Obama ineligible for the...
  • Obama Crimes : Is Obama A Natural Born Citizen? [Berg's Website for Lawsuit: Summary, PDFs, Etc.]

    08/22/2008 1:24:51 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 56 replies · 14,432+ views
    Obama Crimes ^ | Aug. 22, 2008 | Philip J. Berg, Esq.
    Obama Crimes Is Obama a Natural Born Citizen? Obama Crimes Philip J. Berg, Esq. Files Federal Lawsuit Requesting Obama Be Removed as a Candidate as he does not meet the Qualifications for President Thursday, 21 August 2008 22:09 For Immediate Release: - 08/21/08Suit filed 08/21/08, No. 08-cv-4083 Contact information at the end of this press release. Documents filed with the court and a copy of this press release can be downloaded at the end of this press release. (Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania 08/21/08) - Philip J. Berg, Esquire, [Berg is a former Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania; former candidate for...
  • Does Barack Obama have the Nomination Locked Up?

    08/22/2008 6:06:25 AM PDT · by vietvet67 · 36 replies · 187+ views
    Human Events ^ | 08/22/2008 | Caspar Weinberger Jr.
    Does Barack Obama have the nomination locked up? You would think by now that the Democratic choice for President is most assuredly in concrete, sealed and delivered. After all, the convention starts next Monday, on August 25th in Denver, Colorado. The Democrats could not show up so disorganized as to blow the scene in the home stretch. Anybody thinking differently would have to be seen as being at least out-to-lunch. However, I am willing to risk that moniker and say that this nomination really has not yet been decided and that it is possible America is in for a big...
  • Hillary Still Calling Obama 'My Opponent'

    08/21/2008 8:10:07 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 45 replies · 130+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Barack Obama is planning to announce his VP pick via text message to his supporters. So in the spirit of the times, let's text message something to Sen. Obama: Brck: b fraid. b vry fraid. hlry stl h8s u. That's what we glean from this startling piece of video of Hillary, supposedly on the campaign trail for Obama today in Florida. Chris Matthews aired it at the top of tonight's Hardball: HILLARY CLINTON: I am doing everything I can to campaign for Senator Obama. I think it's fair to say that I have done more, as Senator Rich said, in...
  • GOP: Here's to Hillary's big party!

    08/21/2008 6:53:59 PM PDT · by fightinJAG · 38 replies · 105+ views
    Salon ^ | August 21, 2008 | Walter Shapiro
    Nothing would delight Republicans more than for the Clintons to upstage Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention. Aug. 22, 2008 | Bob Bennett, who has been chairman of the Ohio Republican Party for two decades, has a vision of what he wants to see on television at next week's Democratic National Convention: "When Hillary Clinton's name is placed in nomination, it will take over the emotional onus of the convention." The veteran party leader added with partisan anticipation in his voice, "I think the Clintons have already hijacked the convention -- and I can't wait to watch." When leading...
  • Clinton to have own floor whips at Dem convention

    08/21/2008 5:49:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies · 228+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | August 21, 2008
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's delegates will have their own organizers on the floor of the Democratic National Convention, an unusual move at a convention that is being billed as unified. Clinton's supporters will have about 40 organizers, or whips, said Clinton campaign spokeswoman Kathleen Strand. Whips traditionally enforce discipline among a candidate's supporters, making sure they vote according to plan. These whips, however, will not encourage delegates to vote for Clinton over the presumptive nominee, Barack Obama, Strand said. They also weren't instructed to intervene if Clinton delegates start an anti-Obama protest, she said. "We have been and are working...
  • Lawsuit Being Filed Today in Philadelphia [Against Obama] *BREAKING* *MEDIA ALERT*

    08/21/2008 1:42:04 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 252 replies · 2,828+ views
    TexasDarlin ^ | Aug. 21, 2008 | TexasDarlin
    *BREAKING* Lawsuit Being Filed Today in Philadelphia *MEDIA ALERT* [Update] August 21, 2008 I have just received word that a lawsuit will be filed today in Federal Court challenging Barack Obamas qualifications to be President. I am told that ALL MEDIA should report to the U.S. District Courthouse in Philadelphia in approximately one hour. US District Court, Eastern District of PA 601 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-1797 Ph: 215-597-7704 It is currently 3:30 PM EST. UPDATE: The motion will be for an emergency temporary restraining order prohibiting Obama from running for president, and enjoining the DNC from nominating Obama as...
  • Now we know what it takes to buy peace with the Clintons

    08/20/2008 11:25:22 PM PDT · by fightinJAG · 14 replies · 112+ views
    Corpus Christie Caller ^ | August 21, 2008 | Staff
    After weeks of negotiations between representatives of runner-up Hillary Clinton and winner Barack Obama, we now know what it takes to buy peace with the Clintons at the Democratic convention: A lot. The former first lady will speak in prime time Tuesday night, Aug. 25 in Denver, sharing the spotlight with keynote speaker Mark Warner. But first there will be an introductory video, professionally made by the producers of "Designing Women." And she is likely to be formally introduced to the delegates by Chelsea Clinton. Good luck, Mark. The following night, former President Bill Clinton, whose endorsement of Obama was...
  • Clinton backers fuel anti-Obama cyber effort

    08/20/2008 9:46:46 PM PDT · by library user · 31 replies · 241+ views
    Scripps Howard News Service via The Columbus Dispatch ^ | August 20, 2008 | by Bartholomew Sullivan
    WASHINGTON -- A massive e-mail and Internet campaign is under way aimed at derailing the nomination of Barack Obama and making Hillary Clinton the party's standard bearer next week at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. "It's downright nasty," said Myron Lowery, a superdelegate and City Council member from Memphis, Tenn. He shared dozens of messages he's received with The Commercial Appeal of Memphis. Lowery said he does not think Clinton herself is behind the effort, but that it's "her supporters, acting on their own because they're proud of what they have done for her." Most of the messages Lowery...
  • Clinton creates 'whip team' to quell anti-Obama protests [start blowing kazoos and making a scene..]

    08/20/2008 5:07:05 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 152+ views
    Clinton creates 'whip team' to quell anti-Obama protests In an unusual move, Hillary Clinton's staff is creating a 40-member "whip team" at the Denver Democratic convention to ensure that her supporters don't engage in embarrassing anti-Obama demonstrations during the floor vote on her nomination, according to people familiar with the planning. The team, which is being organized by longtime Clinton staffer Craig Smith, is working in conjunction with Obama's floor organizers to help foster the image of a unified front during a roll-call process Clinton herself has described as an emotional "catharsis" for her disappointed supporters. "If people get down...
  • Are We About To Witness The Greatest Political Ambush Of All Time in Denver?

    08/20/2008 9:55:17 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 48 replies · 111+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | August 20, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Image from Gawker.There are very few sure things in politics. One is that Barack Obama will change his opinion on the issues. The other is that the Clintons are nearly impossible to destroy. And so, since Barack Obama will not be the nominee until the Democrat Convention is over, and it ain't over yet, Hillary cannot be counted out. There are reasons to think something is cooking over in Camp Clinton.
  • EDITORIAL: Obama lets Clinton grab his spotlight

    08/20/2008 9:03:52 AM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 15 replies · 132+ views
    New Haven Register ^ | 08/20/2008 | New Haven Register editorial
    If Barack Obama can't even stand up to Hillary Clinton, how in the world will he ever face down Vladimir Putin? After weeks of arm twisting by Clinton, Obama has agreed to let her and her supporters have their "catharsis" by placing her name in nomination at the Democrats presidential nominating convention. Cllinton's nomination will be followed by a roll call vote, at which her delegates will express their support of her, not him, as the party's candidate. An Associated Press story noted that details have not been worked out regarding how or whether Clinton's delegates will be released or...
  • Hillary Clinton Supporters Still Trying to Derail Obama Nomination

    08/19/2008 9:46:17 PM PDT · by kristinn · 48 replies · 277+ views
    Scripps Howard ^ | Wednesday, August 20, 2008
    A massive e-mail and Internet campaign is under way aimed at derailing the nomination of Barack Obama and making Hillary Clinton the partys standard bearer next week at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Its downright nasty, said Memphis, Tenn., superdelegate and city council member Myron Lowery, who has shared dozens of the messages hes received with The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal newspaper. I think its divisive for the Support Hillary campaign to continue at this time. She made the decision to fully support Mr. Obama, said Lowery, who initially supported Clinton but later switched his allegiance to Obama. I dont...
  • Kentucky Delegate Says Obama Nomination Not Official

    08/19/2008 12:02:47 PM PDT · by pabianice · 34 replies · 173+ views
    WSAZ ^ | 8/19/08 | Yohe
    FLATWOODS, Ky. (WSAZ) -- With the Democratic National Convention just a week away, there are some local delegates who say a Barack Obama nomination is far from official, including Tyler Murphy. Murphy -- in a bedroom that looks like a squared oval office, at the ripe old age of 20, a die-hard Democrat and a staunch Bill and Hillary Clinton supporter since he was 8 -- has hit a thin patch. In a formal rules challenge, Murphy and two dozen fellow Kentucky delegates complain that with too many Kentucky men picked under required gender equity, the state Democratic Party replaced...
  • I Smell a Clinton Coup Brewing

    08/19/2008 11:26:51 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 109 replies · 213+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 8-19-08 | JB Williams
    After Barockstars near fatal empty suit performance at Saddleback Saturday, the Obama spin machine is in damage control overdrive. I wonder if theyve had time to realize that they have been triangulated by the Clinton war room and set up to take a fall at the DNC convention? That old Clinton war room stench is in the air again It seems the empty suit and his empty headed staff is not quite up to speed on Clintonian strategeries.
  • Obama, McCain tied in Ohio (in a new Democrat Poll)

    08/17/2008 4:45:24 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 38 replies · 196+ views
    Raleigh, N.C. John McCain has pulled even with Barack Obama in Ohio, according to the newest survey from Public Policy Polling. Obama had led in PPPs June and July polls of the state. Its 45-45 with 10% undecided. One factor causing Obama problems is that hes not doing as good a job as McCain of getting folks in his party to vote for him. While McCain leads 89-7 among Republicans, Obamas lead is a narrower 75-17 among Democrats. Obama has the 45-28 edge with independent voters. The Democrats neglecting to choose Obama are disproportionately white, female, and middle aged,...