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  • Miami Police Concludes 'Suspicious Incident' Investigation (Kaepernick Cleared)

    05/28/2014 4:49:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    The Miami Police Department has concluded its investigation into the “suspicious incident” in which 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, receiver Quinton Patton and Seattle receiver Ricardo Lockette were named in an incident report last month. “Our investigation has been presented to our (Miami-Dade) State Attorney’s Office and we await their decision whether to prosecute or not,” Miami Chief of Police Manuel Orosa told CSNBayArea.com on Wednesday via email. Orosa declined to comment on any of the evidence in the case or the results of the toxicology tests. When asked if Kaepernick, Patton or Lockette have been interviewed, Orosa responded, “Their attorney...
  • BREAKING: ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist

    04/11/2014 11:43:56 AM PDT · by kingattax · 35 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | April 11, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates fags" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison.
  • Greenwald: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive and Destroy Reputations

    02/24/2014 5:29:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept & Guardian UK ^ | February 24, 2014 | Glenn Greenwald
    One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in...
  • Charlie Rangel: The Tea Party “Cult” is Suffering from an “Illness”

    01/01/2014 8:43:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2013 | Michael Schaus
    Representative Charlie Rangel (D-NY) recently expressed his puzzlement over the conservative wing of the Republican Party. In between incoherent ramblings and fragmented sentences, the congressman explained that the tea party is a “cult” group that suffers from an apparent “illness”. “Politics is (sic) changing for me at this late age, to have to deal with a cult-type of group of people,” said the man who recently allocated millions of taxpayer dollars to a New York library named in his honor. (Maybe he’s speaking out of jealousy?) “When a handful of people [I assume he is referring to the tea party...
  • Hounded By Free-Speech Advocate Sarah Palin, MSNBC Host Is Sorry for Romney Jokes

    12/31/2013 1:53:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Wire ^ | December 31, 2013 | Alexander Abad-Santos
    After being chastised by Sarah Palin, defender of Phil Roberton's homophobic and racist remarks, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is now apologizing for joking that Mitt Romney's grandchild might marry Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's daughter. “As black child born into a large white Mormon family I feel familiarity w/ Romney family pic & never meant to suggest otherwise," Perry said over Twitter. "I apologize to all families built on loving transracial adoptions who feel I degraded their lives or choices," she added. Perry was the target of Palin's, RNC chair Reine Priebus's, and many others' ire after she and guests...
  • Despicable: WH smears cancer survivor who lost her insurance plan due to Obamacare

    11/04/2013 8:49:14 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 47 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | November 4, 2013 | Twitchy.com
    Beyond repugnant. As Twitchy reported, Edie Littlefield Sundby is a Stage IV cancer survivor. She is losing her current insurance plan due to Obamacare. She cannot keep her plan, nor the doctors, that have helped her beat all odds and live for almost seven years. Greta Van Susteren and Brit Hume brought her story to the attention of the boot-licking hacks at the New York Times who claimed that President Pants on Fire “clearly misspoke” when he said you could keep your plan. No biggie. Those with a soul (does not include the NYT editorial board) are repulsed by the...
  • US Army defines Christian ministry as 'domestic hate group'

    10/15/2013 1:01:17 PM PDT · by redleghunter · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 14, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Several dozen U.S. Army active duty and reserve troops were told last week that the American Family Association, a well-respected Christian ministry, should be classified as a domestic hate group because the group advocates for traditional family values. The briefing was held at Camp Shelby in Mississippi and listed the AFA alongside domestic hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam. A soldier who attended the briefing contacted me and sent me a photograph of a slide show presentation that listed AFA as a domestic hate group. Under the AFA headline is...
  • Smearing Evangelical Christians

    07/11/2013 4:33:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Spero News ^ | 7/11/2013 | WILLIAM DONOHUE
    Tony Perkins and a coalition of allies have urged support for Rep. John Fleming’s military religious freedom amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The Catholic League joins with them. But we are doing more than that: I am calling attention today to the way Mikey Weinstein, the president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, has smeared Evangelicals. In a report released yesterday, FRC detailed some of the irresponsible comments made by Weinstein, the man who has been leading the fight to censor religious speech in the military. Last month, we prepared our own report: to read “Mikey Weinstein’s Inflammatory...
  • Congress 'astonished' by military smear of Christians

    04/21/2013 4:21:37 AM PDT · by wesagain · 31 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 21, 2013 | Staff writer
    Members of Congress have expressed astonishment that the U.S. Army Reserve would use a training brief that slams Catholics, evangelical Christians and others and are demanding the practice come to a halt – now. “Our nation needs to have an honest conversation about religious extremism and what we can do to avoid religious violence. However, labeling these major world religions as extremists is wrong and hurtful,” said a letter by Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., that was signed by dozens of other members. It was addressed to Army Secretary John. M . McHugh at the Pentagon. “We call on you to...
  • How the New York Times Smeared Pope Francis Today

    03/18/2013 12:43:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 03/18/2013 | Andrew Klavan
    When Benedict XVI was pope, the New York Times ran a scurrilous, distortion-infested campaign intended to link the former Joseph Ratzinger with the awful abuse scandals that have so harmed the Catholic Church. These pieces were manifestly dishonest and substance-free when you read them through. But the Times editors know most people don’t read the articles — they read the headlines and the first paragraph. So this morning, the pseudo-journalists at the Times began their campaign of lies against the new pope, Francis, under the damning (and damnable) headline: “Starting a Papacy, Amid Echoes of a ‘Dirty War’”: One Argentine...
  • (Racist Libs) Tweets on Elaine Chao: 'They will not get away with attacking my wife,'-Sen. McConnell

    03/03/2013 12:03:23 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    NBC ^ | March 2, 2013 | Roger Alford
    Tweets on Elaine Chao: 'They will not get away with attacking my wife,' Mitch McConnell says WINCHESTER, Ky. -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell lambasted a liberal group on Saturday for criticizing the Asian heritage of his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, calling its Twitter messages "racial slurs" and "the ultimate outrage." "They will not get away with attacking my wife in this campaign," McConnell told about 100 home-state supporters at a Republican dinner in Winchester. "This woman has the ear of @McConnellPress — she's his #wife," the group Kentucky Progress tweeted on Feb. 14. "May explain why your...
  • Hagel Allies Coordinate Smear Campaign Against Critics, Emails Reveal

    01/14/2013 3:35:52 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 1/14/13 | Adam Kredo
    A group of anti-Israel activists and journalists are engaged in a coordinated campaign to stifle criticism of controversial secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel by attacking the former Republican senator’s critics, according to emails obtained by the Free Beacon. Fenton communications chief executive officer David Fenton, the Atlantic’s national correspondent James Fallows, former diplomat Charles ‘Chas’ Freeman, Just Foreign Policy director Robert Naiman, and American Conservative founding editor Scott McConnell participated in a recent email exchange dedicated to silencing Hagel’s critics, the emails reveal. The emailers targeted recent comments made by Elliott Abrams, a former Bush administration National Security Council...
  • Joe Biden Was Behind The Robert Bork Nomination Smear

    12/19/2012 6:42:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 12/19/12 | Staff
    Law: A quarter of a century ago, a good and great man was slandered to maintain liberal judicial power. It was Vice President Joe Biden, who as a senator, led the injustices committed against Judge Robert Bork. The Wednesday morning death of Bork, Ronald Reagan´s failed 1987 Supreme Court nominee, should make us think how much freer and better this country would be if Bork´s intellectual power and constitutional integrity had been present within the justices´ deliberations over the past 25 years. Had Reagan nominated Bork to replace retiring Chief Justice Warren Burger in 1986, when Republicans
  • Despicable Dingy Harry Reid Executes Obama/Axelrod Smear on Mitt Romney

    08/02/2012 3:17:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 2, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Dingy Harry continues to smear Mitt Romney. Ann Coulter has a good column today. She points out, if I could summarize real quick, she says the reason that they are making a beeline for Romney's tax records is because he's too straitlaced. He doesn't have a divorce that they can go look at. And she recounts the history of every Obama campaign, every opponent had either divorce or custody records unsealed shortly before the election, which resulted in high embarrassment or even resignation of the opposition candidate. Her point is that Obama has never won an election...
  • Byron York: The real bias of 'Game Change' (GOP base filled w/hatred, racism & xenophobia)

    03/10/2012 1:03:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | March 10, 2012 | Byron York, Chief Political Correspondent
    Several critics, most of them conservatives, have complained that Game Change, the new HBO movie made from the best-selling 2008 presidential campaign book, portrays Sarah Palin as profoundly stupid. And it does. Those critics have also complained that the picture sometimes portrays John McCain and his top advisers as deeply craven. It does that, too. And then there's the fact that Game Change, the movie, focuses on a negative portrayal of Palin while ignoring the dramatic and divisive primary battle between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton that made up the biggest part of the book. So there's a lot of...
  • Video: CNN beclowns itself painting Breitbart editor-in-chief as racist

    03/08/2012 9:04:23 AM PST · by chessplayer · 45 replies
    hotair.com ^ | Ed Morrissey
    Soledad O’Brien and her CNN panel manage to stumble into Contessa Brewer territory in this appearance by attempting to paint Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak as a racist for making a point about Barack Obama’s support for a proponent of “critical race theory” during his days at Harvard Law School. Joel ends up in an argument with a woefully unprepared O’Brien on the theory itself, but the actual facepalm moment goes to one of her panelists, who asks Joel why he’s so afraid of black people:
  • Gingrich Archives Show His Public Praise, Private Criticism of Reagan

    02/19/2012 9:56:45 PM PST · by Steelfish · 60 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 19, 2012 | Jerry Markon
    Gingrich Archives Show His Public Praise, Private Criticism of Reagan By Jerry Markon February 19 CARROLLTON, Ga. — In an unnoticed 1992 speech, Newt Gingrich in a single utterance took aim not only at a beloved conservative icon but also at a core tenet of the conservative movement: that government must be limited. Ronald Reagan’s “weakness,” Gingrich told the National Academy of Public Administration in Atlanta, was that “he didn’t think government mattered. The Reagan failure was to grossly undervalue the centrality of government as the organizing mechanism for reinforcing societal behavior.” A review of thousands of documents detailing Gingrich’s...
  • Beck’s Blaze Doubles Down On Palin Smear, Writer Scrubs ‘Whore’ Tweet

    Tuesday, we published this story about a bizarre attack launched against Governor Sarah Palin at, of all places, Glenn Beck’s site The Blaze. It was an attack made up of whole cloth, the kind of thing we’re used to seeing from the mainstream media and leftists, not from those who claim to be on our side. Palin’s not above criticism, but when Newsweek asks her to write about life with her son Trig, a Down Syndrome child, and she writes about life with her son Trig — what’s the problem?
  • Obama warns of fall Romney 'smear' machine

    02/01/2012 10:50:58 AM PST · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/1/12 | Paul Bedard
    The Obama-Biden reelection campaign, which just announced it banked $224 million in 2011, is stepping up fundraising as it steels for an expected fall "smear" machine from GOP front-runner Mitt Romney. In an email to supporters this morning, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina warned that the Republicans will have a fat bank account to tap for negative ads, something both Romney and Newt Gingrich did in Florida. "They're going to try to spend and smear their way to the White House," Messina said about Republican groups and candidates.
  • The Florida Smear Campaign

    The Republican establishment is pulling out all the stops to try to keep Newt Gingrich from becoming the party's nominee for President of the United States -- and some are not letting the facts get in their way. Among the claims going out through the mass media in Florida, on the eve of that state's primary election, is that Newt Gingrich "resigned in disgrace" as Speaker of the House of Representatives, as a result of unethical conduct involving the diversion of tax-exempt money. Mitt Romney is calling on Gingrich to release "all of the records" from the House of Representatives...
  • People for the American Way Identifies Photo of Westboro Demonstrators as Tea Party Members

    01/11/2012 2:22:17 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | January 11, 2012 | Peter Wilson
    It won't shock AT readers to learn that the Left is deceitful, but here's another piece of evidence: a fundraising letter from Ralph Neas's People for the American Way (PAW) arrived in the mail today. The outside of the envelope and the letter inside display a large photo identified as "Demonstrators at Presidential Inauguration." The signs held by these "demonstrators" read: "God Hates Obama," "Fags Love Obama," and "Hell to the Chief." Anyone paying the slightest attention knows that signs with the word "fag" and "God hates..." most likely originate from the despicable Westboro Baptist Church, and sure enough, a...
  • Jon Huntsman staff creates a hit piece about Huntsman & claims Ron Paul did it!

    01/07/2012 10:26:34 AM PST · by Leader_Of_The _Conservatives · 72 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | Angel Clark
    Story at link
  • You Stay Classy, Ron Paul Supporters

    01/05/2012 9:14:20 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    RedState.com ^ | January 5, 2012 | Leon H. Wolf (Diary)
    So Jon Huntsman can speak Mandarin and also he adopted a little Chinese girl who was abandoned in a market. Providing us with yet more evidence that they are mostly liberal Democrats who are mad that Obama has governed too far to the right, Ron Paul supporters decided this was a good reason to produce a video putting Huntsman in a Mao hat and jacket, complete with what is I guess supposed to be a Chinese version of blackface: [video] Clearly Paul’s supporters are smarting a bit from finishing well behind a guy with no money and no campaign organization...
  • Santorum And Sandusky (MEGA BARF - be on the lookout for this one)

    01/02/2012 6:20:12 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 25 replies
    Another audience member questioned the candidate about Santorum awarding former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky with the Angels in Adoption Award. Santorum explained that he lacked knowledge of the situation at the time and noted that the award has since been withdrawn. In response to his explanation, the audience member asked, "So we shouldn't trust Obama with our kids, but we can trust you?"
  • For Herman Cain, the campaign all but over

    12/01/2011 4:44:06 PM PST · by mdittmar · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 1,2011 | SHANNON McCAFFREY
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Herman Cain is still campaigning for president. But by most measures, his White House bid is all but over. His standing in polls is cratering. Supporters are wavering if not fleeing. Fundraising is suffering.And, these days, the former pizza company executive is less a serious candidate than the butt of late-night comedy jokes after a string of accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior and, now, an allegation of a 13-yearlong extramarital affair."His chance at winning the presidency are effectively zero," said Dave Welch, a Republican strategist who worked on both of John McCain's presidential bids.
  • Herman Cain atty Lin Wood: Media is "participating in the deterioration of the political process"

    12/01/2011 9:39:29 PM PST · by Fred · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 120111 | Piers Morgan
    Herman Cain attorney Lin Wood is a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" this evening, in an exclusive interview in the wake of the latest accusation aimed at his client. "What I find naive is the failure on the part of members of the media to be asking the tough questions of the accuser, someone who has, obviously a troubled past," Wood tells Piers Morgan. "Why don't you look at yourself, Piers, and the members of your media?"
  • Cain accuser says he's not fit to be president

    11/30/2011 5:37:30 AM PST · by maggief · 208 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 30, 2011 | Jonathan Easley
    In what could be a devastating blow to Herman Cain’s Republican presidential bid, Atlanta businesswoman Ginger White gave an interview to Good Morning America on Wednesday in which she divulged new details of her alleged 13-year-long affair with the candidate and panned Cain's suitability to be president. “I can’t make this up,” White said. “And frankly speaking, I wouldn’t want to make this up.” White said that Cain took her to a Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield boxing match in the late 1990s, and said that the former president of the National Restaurant Association had given her money for “the last two...
  • Bill O’Reilly On New Allegation: ‘I Don’t Think Herman Cain Can Survive Any More Of This’

    11/28/2011 8:58:08 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 216 replies · 1+ views
    Mediaite ^ | Nov.28, 2011 | Frances Martel
    While Newt Gingrich‘s unexpected rise to the top of the Republican primary ladder had taken the spotlight off of the numerous sexual allegations against Herman Cain for some time, but that problem came barreling back into headlines today as Cain himself broke the news of a new accusation: a thirteen-year affair. On tonight’s Factor, Bill O’Reilly had some pessimistic remarks on the matter, wondering whether “Herman Cain can survive any more of this.” Joined by panelists Leslie Marshall and Janine Turner, O’Reilly noted that on his program they were “not going to get into this,” meaning the details of the...
  • Cain Denies New Allegations, as Woman Claims They Had 13-Year Affair

    11/28/2011 3:16:15 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 376 replies · 2+ views
    FOX News ^ | 11-28-11 | FOX News
    ATLANTA -- Herman Cain on Monday pre-emptively denied a forthcoming accusation by a woman who is expected to say she had a 13-year affair with the Republican presidential candidate. In an apparent effort to get ahead of the story, Cain appeared in a cable news interview to say the woman is "someone who I know, who is an acquaintance, who I thought was a friend." MyFoxAtlanta.com released some details of the story, which is scheduled to air Monday night, shortly after Cain appeared on CNN -- identifying the accuser as an Atlanta businesswoman named Ginger White. "It was pretty simple,"...
  • Cain and Women

    11/22/2011 2:15:48 PM PST · by manic4organic · 59 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 11/22/11 | Robert Costa
    In 1983, Eva Vachal, then 24 years old, was hired by Godfather’s Pizza. She began in the information-technology department. By 1986, when Herman Cain became president of the company, she was the corporate receptionist. For the next decade — Cain’s entire tenure at the Omaha-based firm — she continued in that position, answering phones and assisting executives with various projects.
  • STAND WITH CAIN: Sign the Petition to Support Herman Cain Against Left-Wing Smears

    11/10/2011 6:49:37 PM PST · by montag813 · 3 replies
    StandWithCain.com ^ | 11-10-2011 | Stand With Cain
    PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION AT THE LINK to show your support for this decent man, Herman Cain, as he fights the left-wing smears against his campaign and character.
  • Cain Accuser Accounts Role in Federal Seizure/Kidnapping of Elian Gonzales to Cuba (2000)

    11/09/2011 6:39:21 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 63 replies
    Cubanet, (Miami) April 2000 ^ | April 2000 | Mimi Whitfield, Miami Herald
    Her (INS Agent Mill's) instructions: Locate Elian, get him safely into a waiting van, and stay with him and allay his fears until federal agents reunited him with his father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.After Elian was found in a closet, Mills told him in Spanish: ``I know this seems frightening to you now, but it will all be over very soon,'' said Russ Bergeron, director of media relations for the INS. ``She told him: `We're not going to take you to Cuba. We're not going to put you on a raft. We're taking you...
  • Witness: Cain accuser hugged him during Tea Party meeting a month ago [Sharon Bialek]

    11/08/2011 6:11:55 AM PST · by justlurking · 253 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 2011-11-07 | MICHAEL SNEED
    They hugged each other backstage in a full embrace like old friends. She grabbed his arm and whispered in his left ear. She kept talking as he bent to listen, and he kept saying “Uh, huh. Uh, huh.” Huh? “I don’t know if what she was giving him was a sucker punch, but he didn’t put his arm down while she was talking to him,” said the Sneed source.
  • Cain to hold press conference Tuesday

    11/07/2011 8:05:30 PM PST · by Southnsoul · 138 replies
    CNN ^ | November 7, 2011
    (CNN) - Republican presidential contender Herman Cain will address the latest sexual harassment allegations against him at a Tuesday afternoon news conference, his campaign announced late Monday.
  • Freeper Investigation: Sharon Bialek

    11/07/2011 6:16:24 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 168 replies · 1+ views
    FR ^ | Nov. 7, 2011 | struggle
    Just want to draw attention to the investigative work done on the thread at the above link by freeper struggle. Search struggle for his various entries today or read through this thread, for starters. And please BTTT so struggle's posts don't get lost in the shuffle. Thanks! (And thanks to struggle.)
  • Cain accuser's fiance says he found out recently [ She must take a lie detector test ]

    11/07/2011 4:32:25 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 67 replies · 1+ views
    chicago tribune ^ | Nov 7 2011 | Associated Press
    CHICAGO— The fiance of a suburban Chicago woman accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of making a sexual advance says the woman stepped forward because she felt she had to. Sharon Bialek challenged Cain on Monday at a news conference in New York. Her fiance is 49-year-old Mark Harwood of Mundelein. He tells The Associated Press that Bialek told him about the alleged incident for the first time Friday.
  • Who is Cain accuser Sharon Bialek?

    11/07/2011 4:20:54 PM PST · by STARWISE · 219 replies · 1+ views
    ABC Chicago ^ | 11-7-11 | Chuck Goudie
    *snip* The public record on Bialek begins in 1991 when she filed personal bankruptcy for the first time while living in Des Plaines. Between 1993 and 1996 Bialek worked for four different companies in promotion and marketing positions. In 1996, and part of 1997, Bialek was at the National Restaurant Association. After being let go from that job in mid-1997, she says that she went to Washington, D.C., to meet with Cain, president of the association, because she needed a job. In 1999, Bialek's son Nicholas was born and a paternity lawsuit was filed by the father, a media executive....
  • Sharon Bialek plans morning TV interviews

    11/07/2011 2:05:22 PM PST · by VinL · 81 replies
    Pravda -Politico ^ | 11/7/2011 | Burns Haberman
    Herman Cain accuser Sharon Bialek plans "as of now" to appear on two morning television shows Tuesday, her lawyer, Gloria Allred, said. Bialek's allegation that Cain made an aggressive and unwanted sexual advance in 1997 has reignited the week-old controversy over reports of Cain's personal misconduct. And every national interview Bialek — or Allred — gives will make this even more problematic for Cain's campaign.
  • Limbaugh proposes $50k bounty for proof of sexual harassment by Politico employees

    11/05/2011 9:40:04 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 25 replies
    TheDC ^ | November 5, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    Turnabout is fair play, so they say. After Politico first reported a story last week of allegation of sexual harassment from Herman Cain by two women, then continued on to report and even promote the report with 90 Cain stories in five days, the notion of innocent until proven guilty has been voided according to conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh. However, on his Friday radio program Limbaugh proposed using Politico’s rules against Politico by getting a conservative “Larry Flynt,” the publisher of Hustler magazine that offers money for sexual misconduct by Republicans, to do the same against the media,...
  • Herman Cain’s Top Iowa Organizers: ‘The Story Has Made Some People Angry’

    11/05/2011 9:19:45 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 95 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11.4.2011 | staff
    URBANDALE, Iowa — Herman Cain’s Iowa state director thumbed through a stack of supporter sign-up forms at the campaign’s headquarters here, telling ABC News that the sexual harassment allegations that have rocked the Cain campaign this week have actually been a “catalyst” in this state. Larry Tuel, who runs Cain’s campaign in Iowa, said that the endless stream of news stories on Cain’s alleged misbehavior toward women have attracted new supporters and emboldened existing ones. “The story has made some people angry,” Tuel said in an interview on Thursday. “We think that people want to show their support for Mr....
  • Madeleine Albright: Herman Cain Didn’t Seek My.... (not satire)

    11/04/2011 11:20:02 AM PDT · by mnehring · 51 replies
    Joe Scarborough questioned Madeleine Albright about Republican frontrunner Herman Cain‘s meeting with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, on Friday’s edition of Morning Joe and wondered if she got to meet him as well. “Did you talk to Herman? And if so — what did you say?” asked Scarborough. “Yeah! How’d that meeting go?” interjected cohost Mika Brzezinski. “Well, he didn’t call me,” jabbed Albright. “I’m the wrong gender.” Albright’s zinger cracked up the two morning anchors. “Okay!” exclaimed Scarborough. “May have been safer for you.”
  • I Forgive Herman Cain, the Only Conservative Left

    11/04/2011 2:53:12 AM PDT · by EBH · 51 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11/4/11 | James Lewis
    Judge not, lest ye be judged. Not a bad rule of thumb. Being alive means making mistakes. Growing up means understanding that fact, and taking responsibility. Bad actors never take responsibility. Barack Obama honestly believes he's never made a mistake since getting elected; it's one of the few things I think he really means. Honestly. That's why I kind of like Herman Cain's response to the media thugs. Cain isn't playing their game. I hope he checkmates them, move after move. Never play by their rules. Always set your own rules, or they will kill you. You can see their...
  • Could the accusations against Herman Cain sink Mitt Romney?

    11/04/2011 10:42:33 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 11 replies · 1+ views
    RedState ^ | today | Brookhaven
    First, I am not saying Romney’s campaign leaked any information or is behind the current Cain controversy. That’s not what this is about. If the accusations against Cain turn out to be serious by today’s standards, then it’s better they come out now so Cain can get out of the race now. But, what if they were only serious by 1990’s standards? Take the recent accusation of inappropriate behavior against Cain by an Iowa radio host, where Cain said the following to a radio station female staffer: “Darling, do you mind doctoring my tea for me?” People are rolling on...
  • "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Politico?" (Limbaugh Referencing This Now)

    11/04/2011 9:52:48 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 73 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 4 November 2011 | Robert Stacy McCain
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "What the [bleep] is Politico doing?" said the man on the phone. "And how the [bleep] are they getting away with this [bleep]?" Reporters rival sailors for their proficiency in profanity, and one of the most experienced political journalists in Washington was cussing a blue streak Thursday evening as he railed against the shoddiness of Politico's reporting on the Herman Cain "scandal."
  • New Ad Compares Herman Cain to Clarence Thomas

    11/04/2011 9:21:06 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 43 replies
    NewsTalk WJR 760am ^ | 11-4-2011 | ABC News Radio
    New Ad Compares Herman Cain to Clarence Thomas November 4, 2011 (WASHINGTON) -- An emotionally charged new video obtained by ABC News from the group Americans for Herman Cain portrays the sexual harassment story as a racially motivated effort to destroy Herman Cain. The video ends with Clarence Thomas’ closing statement at his 1991 confirmation hearing: “This is a circus. It is a national disgrace. It is a high tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves. It is a message that unless you kowtow to an old order you will be lynched, destroyed...
  • Media beats up Cain, ignores Fast and Furious

    11/04/2011 5:11:44 AM PDT · by From The Deer Stand · 30 replies
    Local | November 4, 2011 | From The Deer Stand
    While the lame stream media continues their non-stop barrage of stories about Herman Cain and allegations of sexual harrasment, they continue to ignore Obama's Fast and Furious that led to the deaths of Americans. The media also hammers away at Cain while they almost ignored the more serious claims against President Bill Clinton in three separate incidents when he was president. Hopefully Americans are noticing.
  • There's Something Very Weird About The Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Scandal

    11/04/2011 6:45:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 268 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/04/2011 | Grace Wyler
    The Republican race has officially been hijacked by the Herman Cain sexual harassment controversy, and the furor shows no signs of dying down. Everyone in Washington is now trying to decide whether Cain is more like Clarence Thomas or Bill Clinton. Or maybe even Anthony Weiner. But the media firestorm has overlooked one key fact: We still don't know what Cain actually did. New details emerged Thursday night about the two unnamed women who Politico originally reported had accused Cain of making "sexually suggestive" remarks and "improper" gestures toward them while they were employees at the National Restaurant Association sometime...
  • Cast of Characters in the Lynching of Herman Cain

    11/03/2011 8:55:58 PM PDT · by Southnsoul · 66 replies
    Voices Empower ^ | November 3, 2011 | Donna Garner
    Chris Wilson of Wilson Research Strategies has said publicly that while he was working for Herman Cain at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in the late 1990′s that he personally saw Cain sexually harass a woman at a restaurant in Virginia although Wilson has not said exactly what he believes constituted his claim of “harassment.” WHO IS CHRIS WILSON? Chris Wilson was the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Texas under then-governor George W. Bush. Chris Wilson worked very closely with Karl Rove. Rove was known to us in Texas as the “master of dirty political tricks. ” I...
  • Cain says Forbes concluded Perry camp was source of harassment leak

    11/03/2011 8:28:07 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 275 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11-3-2011 | Justin Sink
    Cain says Forbes concluded Perry camp was source of harassment leak Justin Sink November 3, 2011 Herman Cain said Forbes Magazine - and not his campaign - was responsible for the concluding that Rick Perry's campaign leaked the story of sexual harassment allegations during Cain's tenure as the president of the National Restaurant Association. "A reporter did this research and came up with these facts, we didn't," Cain said Thursday on Sean Hannity's radio show. "That was the reporter that wrote the report for Forbes." But despite adamant denials from the Perry camp, Cain said he still doesn't "see any...
  • Gingrich Faults Media on Cain Harassment Claims (Newt Goes to Bat for Herman)

    11/03/2011 7:44:07 PM PDT · by TitansAFC · 52 replies
    My Way News / AP ^ | 11-3-2011 | Staff - AP
    ATLANTA (AP) - Republican candidate Newt Gingrich is decrying media coverage of the sexual harassment claims against rival Herman Cain and says that Cain's tax plans deserve more attention. Gingrich has told WSB radio in Atlanta on Wednesday that he thinks it's "disgusting" that the news media has started what Gingrich described as a "witch hunt" against Cain. It was revealed this week that Cain's former employer, the National Restaurant Association, settled in the 1990s with two women who claimed that Cain had sexually harassed them. A third woman has told The Associated Press that she considered filing a sexual...