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  • Christie says VP vetting leaks a ‘complete violation of trust’

    11/06/2013 7:51:26 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 14 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 11/5/13 | Aaron Blake
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday expressed deep disappointment that details of his vice presidential vetting were leaked to the authors of a new book about the 2012 election. "It's very disappointing," Christie told CNN. "I think it's a complete violation of trust of me and the spirit within which I entered that process." -snip- According to the book, "Double Down: Game Change 2012," by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Romney advisers had major reservations about Christie's weight and physical health, along with concerns about Christie having been investigated by the Justice Department for exceeding travel reimbursement rates...
  • Gov. Chris Christie says Mitt Romney called him about leak of VP vetting report

    11/06/2013 7:56:12 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 11 replies
    Star Ledger ^ | 11/5/13 | Christopher Baxter
    Gov. Chris Christie said today that former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney called him immediately after details of a new book about last year's vice presidential vetting process became public Thursday. -snip- The book also found Christie was on the short-list to be Romney's vice presidential running mate, but that during vetting the former Massachusetts governor's people were "stunned by the garish controversies” lurking in the shadows of his record, which was "littered with potential land mines." Those obstacles included his decision to steer hefty contracts to donors and political allies, a Justice Department report ripping his spending on travel...
  • The Values Test [Dobson Will Back Third-Party if Giuliani is Nominated]

    10/04/2007 10:19:26 PM PDT · by Soft Bigotry · 267 replies · 3,469+ views
    The New York Times ^ | October 4, 2007 | JAMES C. DOBSON
    After two hours of deliberation, we voted on a resolution that can be summarized as follows: If neither of the two major political parties nominates an individual who pledges himself or herself to the sanctity of human life, we will join others in voting for a minor-party candidate. Those agreeing with the proposition were invited to stand. The result was almost unanimous. The other issue discussed at length concerned the advisability of creating a third party if Democrats and Republicans do indeed abandon the sanctity of human life and other traditional family values. Though there was some support for the...

    09/22/2006 5:09:49 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 977 replies · 50,024+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | sept., 22, 2006 | drudge
    <p>FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON NOT CAPTURING BIN LADEN: 'At least I tried. That's the difference between me and some, including all the right wingers. They ridicule me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try. I tried. So I tried and failed'...</p>
  • Turkish Community Warns Belgian Politicians About So-called Armenian Claims (What Atrocity?)

    05/08/2005 11:02:30 AM PDT · by sully777 · 9 replies · 452+ views
    BRUSSELS (AA) - Reactions of Turkish community to the resolution on the so-called Armenian genocide allegations, adopted by the Belgian parliament and sent to the Senate for approval, have increased in this country.      Some non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and political circles continue to warn the Belgian politicians, while efforts are under way to organize protest marches participated by large groups.      The resolution foresees that those who reject the so-called Armenian genocide shall be sentenced to up to a year imprisonment, and fined between 26-5,000 Euros.           -WARNING LETTER TO BELGIAN POLITICIANS-           A NGO named ``Anadolu`` (Anatolia)...

    12/10/2002 7:52:35 PM PST · by doug from upland · 63 replies · 568+ views
    various sources | 12-10-02 | dfu
    Trent Lott is a weenie and should step aside so that a Republican with huevos can lead. Apparently, he made the equivalent stupid statement 20 years ago. Trent, go play with your pom-poms and vote when they tell you it's time to vote. What Lott said about Strom Thurmond was just stupid. The Dixiecrat Party thought blacks were equivalent to animals in the jungle. That is not what we Republicans believe. We believe in judging INDIVIDUALS by what they do and how they act. That having been said, this thread is an opportunity to site all the outrageous statements made...