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  • #NeverTrump Third Party Option Fizzles Out – Trump Gains Support from 72% of GOP Voters

    05/13/2016 1:37:13 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 59 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/13/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Poor #NeverTrumpers – Their third party option is fizzling out. The third party effort by disgruntled insiders to defeat Republican nominee Donald Trump is fizzling out as a growing number of Republicans rally around Trump. The Hill reported: An effort by prominent conservatives to recruit a third party candidate to run against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is fizzling out. A serious third party run would cost millions, and GOP donors have so far been reluctant to embrace a bid. No major political star has stepped forward publicly so far to be a third-party candidate either, and possible recruits, such...
  • The four kinds of people in the #NeverTrump movement

    03/23/2016 12:32:41 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 74 replies
    Renew America ^ | March 23, 2016 | Tim Dunkin
    If you're like me, you've been following this year's primary season with a mixture of amusement and consternation. While most of the choices this year were unpalatable (so what's new?), the really troublesome aspect came from the amount of sheer acrimony that seems to have permeated the race this time around. Some of it has to do with the large number of Republicans running – we started with 17 before slowly whittling them away – which contributed to a seemingly necessary amount of fragmented loyalties among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. However, much of this acrimony arose due to the rise...
  • Venezuela's socialists angered over ban on Chávez images in congressional building

    01/08/2016 11:54:50 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    foxnewslatino ^ | 01/08/2016 | ap
    As if the politically charged streets of Venezuela's capital weren't plastered enough with the gaze of Hugo Chávez , supporters of the late socialist leader are now vowing to put up images of the "eternal commander" on every street corner. Caracas Mayor Jorge Rodríguez gave the order at a rally Thursday to protest the decision by the new opposition-controlled congress to banish from the neoclassical legislature building all images of Chávez and his mentor, independence hero Simon Bolívar. ... Opponents say the socialists' outrage is being feigned to distract from the economic crisis that led to the government's thrashing in...
  • “Republican First:” RPV stands up to Trump

    08/25/2015 6:13:33 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    It’s about time I get a chance to write something positive about RPV. According to Politico, RPV Chairman John Whitbeck and State Central have chosen to stand up to the Trumpkins and their Supreme Leader “The Donald.” RPV, along with the GOP in North Carolina, are considering making all presidential candidates sign a loyalty oath. This measure is being looked at to deter a 3rd party candidacy from billionaire populist candidate Donald Trump. Trump famously said in last month’s GOP Presidential Debate that he could not commit to supporting the eventual party nominee. The measure even has the endorsement of...
  • Tom Brady's tale doesn't hold weight [Says sack Brady for Super Bowl if he cheated]

    01/23/2015 1:50:05 PM PST · by Colofornian · 334 replies
    ESPN ^ | Jan. 23, 2015 | Ian O'Connor
    Under his oversized ski cap, Tom Brady could not hide from the fact he was convicting himself in the court of public opinion. The quarterback of the New England Patriots admitted that footballs pumped up to 12.5 pounds per square inch are "a perfect fit for me," yet swore he did not notice a difference in the AFC Championship Game when most of the balls had significantly less pressure. Brady's story Thursday was harder to believe than the story of the 199th pick in the NFL draft becoming one of the greatest players of all time... "I would never do...
  • Ex-players react: Brady‘s cluelessness ‘unbelievable’

    01/23/2015 12:52:58 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 233 replies ^ | January 22, 2015 | Howie Kussoy
    For more than a decade, Tom Brady has established himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time, one of the sport’s most popular and respected players. On Wednesday, Brady may have jeopardized his credibility for good. Like Patriots coach Bill Belichick, Brady denied having anything to do with footballs being deflated in the AFC Championship Game and denied knowing it had occurred until the next day, but to the quarterback’s former peers, the NFL’s golden boy lost some of the luster he had earned in his 15-year career. “I did not believe what Tom had to say,” former quarterback...
  • NFL investigating if Patriots used deflated footballs in AFC Championship game

    01/19/2015 7:48:57 AM PST · by servo1969 · 221 replies ^ | 1-19-2015 | Fox News
    The NFL has confirmed it is looking into charges the New England Patriots cheated Sunday night when they clinched a trip to the Super Bowl Sunday night by using deflated footballs. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the probe Monday, following the AFC championship game, in which the Patriots demolished the Indianapolis Colts, 45-7. The charge was first made Sunday night, when an Indianapolis reporter that the NFL had seized at least one game ball from the AFC championship game to examine whether pigskins were intentionally deflated to make them easier to throw and catch. “The NFL is investigating the possibility,”...
  • The NFL-WWE got their Wish (vanity)

    01/11/2015 2:27:17 PM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 143 replies
    Me ^ | January 11, 2015 | Mutt the Hoople
    Everyone knew the NFL was going to make America's Team pay for winning against Detroit last week. The NFL and the Liberal Media both loathe the Dallas Cowboys. EVERY bad call went against Dallas today, including that abortion of an overrule when Dez Bryant caught that ball, fumbled it into the end zone, and recovered it for a Touchdown. The rest of the NFL season is just Kabuki.
  • Court rejects Arizona incumbent's bid on ballot count

    11/28/2014 8:19:06 AM PST · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 11/28/2014 | unknown
    The 133 ballots at the heart of a federal lawsuit in Arizona’s Second Congressional District will not be counted.
  • 'We were WRONG, we are SORRY' Senior Labour MP pens open letter to Ukip voters

    05/25/2014 9:50:45 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 22 replies
    Sunday Express ^ | 5-25-2014 | Owen Bennett
    ONE of Labour's most senior figures has written an open letter to Ukip supporters today, apologising for the party's previous views on immigration concerns and urging them to "keep an open mind". Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan concedes Labour has been "too quick to dismiss concerns about immigration, or even worse - accused people of prejudice" in the letter, which was sent exclusively to Mr Khan lists a range of policies designed to entice former Labour voters thinking of voting for Ukip back to his party. The letter comes just days after Ukip saw its number of councillors across...
  • The Persecution of Wisconsin Conservatives

    11/20/2013 9:09:08 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Front Page magazine ^ | 11-20-13 | Arnold Ahlert
    Conservative political entities who supported Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker are being subjected to a secret investigation. Special Prosecutor Francis Schmitz has issued a series of subpoenas to 29 conservative groups, demanding that they submit all documentation related to the recall campaigns mounted by unions and their supporters against Walker in 2011 and 2012. The investigation is being conducted under the auspices of the state’s John Doe law, which forbids the targets of subpoenas from revealing the contents of those subpoenas to anyone other than their lawyers. The effort reeks of political intimidation. According to the Wall Street Journal, the two...
  • Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Responds to Colorado Recall Election Results

    09/11/2013 9:08:39 AM PDT · by Kip Russell · 49 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | Sept 11, 2013 | Robert Farago
    Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots organization of more than 100,000 members, issued the following statement regarding the recall election results in Colorado: “The gun lobby may have won this local battle, but they will not win the national war. The National Rifle Association purposely called this recall election in Colorado – just a year before the regular election cycle – to ensure voting obstacles and low voter turnout. This reckless desire to remove legislators from office in an off-election year cost Coloradans more than $500,000 – an egregious waste of taxpayer dollars. From the outset,...
  • Democratic Governor: GOP Wants to Hurt Economy to Win in 2012

    07/17/2011 5:01:28 AM PDT · by Son House · 53 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | July 16, 2011 | Associated Press
    But the charge from Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is evidence of the political nervousness among Democratic governors looking ahead to 2012 after their ranks were thinned in the last election. It also hints at the tenuous control the president has over jobs and the economy, the issues certain to dominate the elections. "I think that there is an extreme wing within their party who have as their primary goal not the jobs recovery, but the defeat of President Obama in 2012," O'Malley said in an interview. "They know that their formulations, their policies of less revenues and less regulation badly...
  • After Walker Wins, Obama's Union Mob Riots at the Wisconsin Capitol

    03/10/2011 6:25:41 PM PST · by RedMDer · 50 replies ^ | March 10, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    So much for Governor Scott Walker caving, right? The Drive-Bys yesterday were all excited they had some e-mails, Governor Walker was caving. Well, if this is caving, my friends, we need a lot more caving like this. The message here is: "Go Ohio! Go Indiana! Go New Jersey! Go Idaho!" As the protesters keep chanting, the whole world is watching. Time to show us how this is done nationwide, make us proud over and over again. How are you people? I'm doing well, ... The left is imploding. We see it in front of our eyes.
  • 2010-11 bowl schedule (BCS Championship Auburn vs. Oregon)

    12/05/2010 6:19:30 PM PST · by Perdogg · 94 replies · 4+ views
    Capital One Alabama vs. Michigan State Orlando, Fla. Florida Citrus Bowl Jan. 1 1 p.m. ESPN Gator Bowl Mississippi State vs. Michigan Jacksonville, Fla. Municipal Stadium Jan. 1 1:30 p.m. ESPN2 Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO Wisconsin vs. TCU Pasadena, Calif. Rose Bowl Jan. 1 5 p.m. ESPN Tostitos Fiesta Connecticut vs. Oklahoma Glendale, Ariz. U. of Phoenix Stadium Jan. 1 8:30 p.m. ESPN/ESPN3D Discover Orange Stanford vs. Virginia Tech Miami Sun Life Stadium Jan. 3 8:30 p.m. ESPN Allstate Sugar Ohio State vs. Arkansas New Orleans Louisiana Superdome Jan. 4 8:30 p.m. ESPN Middle Tennessee vs. Miami...
  • NCAA, Newton: Strange days

    12/02/2010 7:14:47 AM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 65 replies ^ | 12/2/10 | TIM DAHLBERG
    Here’s hoping the slap on Cecil Newton’s wrist really stung. Then maybe he will remember it next time he tries to sell a son to the highest bidder in college football. Most likely it didn’t. Because the only punishment Cam Newton’s father got for peddling his son like a piece of meat was a public scolding and perhaps the loss of some choice seats in Saturday’s SEC championship game. Cam Newton made out even better. Thanks to the crackerjack sleuths at the NCAA, he will be behind center for Auburn in this weekend’s game. The masterminds behind the BCS cartel...
  • Bill Maher Once Again Explains How America Is ‘Like a Dog’

    11/14/2010 6:00:55 AM PST · by CharlesThe Hammer · 15 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/13/2010 | Scott Baker
    Last month almost 600 of you commented on our post about Bill Maher’s rant about Americans are like stupid dogs. We’ll apparently he is determined to prove the point. He’s trotted out the line once again. This time with Michael Moore! (video follows)
  • Guide to Leaving America for the European Union (Blocked link)

    11/08/2010 1:07:07 PM PST · by Duke C. · 8 replies
    Nov. 8, 2010 | Duke C.
    A growing contingent of libs who want to immigrate to Europe? What a fabulous idea! Don't let the door hit you in the a**... Banned link:
  • Last Night's Winners And Losers In Media And Politics

    09/15/2010 7:04:36 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 86 replies
    Riehl World View ^ | September 15, 2010
    Byron York at the Examiner: Christine O'Donnell gives GOP establishment a thumpin'. It's not every day you win the Republican Party's nomination for a seat in the U.S. Senate and the Republican Party tells you to get lost. But that's exactly what happened to Christine O'Donnell here Tuesday evening. Sore losers, perhaps? Oh, you bet. But I'll focus below on the media angle. Last night, along with Christine O'Donnell and Mike Castle, there were winners and losers in media, as well. If blogs and other new media outlets were winners, I'd argue that our established beltway media were the big...
  • Lisa Murkowski Calls Tea Party Group "Extremist"

    09/14/2010 6:01:43 PM PDT · by kristinn · 169 replies
    CBS News ^ | Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | Brian Montopoli
    SNIP In the statement, Murkowski said she would not run as a Libertarian candidate, which means that if she does run it will be as a write-in candidate. In explaining her decision, Murkowski had some harsh words for the Tea Party Express, which backed Miller. "...After meeting with the Libertarian candidate last week and considering that option, I cannot in good conscience seek the Libertarian nomination," she said. "As disappointed as I am in the outcome of the Primary and my belief that the Alaska Republican Party was hijacked by the Tea Party Express, an outside extremist group, I am...
  • Ron Paul & Mitt Romney (Cheaters) Stack Straw Poll At SRLC

    04/12/2010 7:13:52 AM PDT · by MaxCUA · 14 replies · 438+ views
    The Southern Republican Leadership Conference Straw Poll doesn't carry a whole lot of weight, since it's skewed — like most of these things — by the makeup of the crowd, the intensity of Ron Paul's supporters and the ease of gaming the vote. That doesn't mean, however, that the various camps aren't trying to game it. One of the organizers told me that two groups, Paul's Campaign for Liberty and Evangelicals for Mitt (which denies ties to Romney) have purchased blocks of tickets to the event, typically given to supporters. etc
  • Confederados forge new cultural identity

    12/17/2009 11:23:20 PM PST · by BGHater · 10 replies · 640+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 17 Dec 2009 | Paul N. Herbert
    Southerners flee postwar woes to build lives in Brazil Plagued with economic ruin, psychological terror and personal tragedy at the end of the Civil War,many Southerners began to dis-cuss packing up their war-torn lives and emigrating to foreign lands as an antidote for their suffering. Southern diarist Mary Boykin Chesnut wrote about Confederate officers going to Mexico and Brazil,and Scarlett O'Hara twice considered the idea of fleeing to Latin America in the epic novel "Gone With the Wind." One Southern girl confided in her diary:"The men are all talking about going to Mexico and Brazil." Another addressed the same theme:...
  • Once you stop grieving, start griping: Honk if you hate the IOC process [Wee-Weed Up]

    10/02/2009 11:28:50 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 77 replies · 1,926+ views ^ | October 3, 2009 | David Haugh
    You have every right to be mad, Chicago. Something smells rotten in Denmark, and the stench is making everybody hold their noses on this side of the Atlantic. Honk if you hate the IOC process. This was the most frustrating defeat in Chicago's recent sports history. This beats them all, worse the Cubs getting swept by the Dodgers in the 2008 Divisional Playoffs or the Bears losing to the Colts in Super Bowl XLI. This is worse than your favorite No. 1 seed being knocked out in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. At least we know how they...
  • Prince William fans Falkland's fury

    02/02/2009 6:02:42 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 35 replies · 1,991+ views
    The Australian ^ | 3rd February 2009
    PRINCE William's military deployment to the Falkland Islands has reignited the row over the archipelago's sovereignty. "This circumstance only serves to once again highlight Britain's ongoing military presence in land and sea areas that are part of the Argentine Republic's national territories," an aide to Foreign Minister Jorge Taina said today. Argentina claims ownership of the islands it calls the Malvinas. Prince William will be sent to the Falklands by the Royal Air Force to serve as a search and rescue pilot for a period of three months, Britain's Daily Telegraph reports. He completes his 18-month RAF course later this...
  • James Harrison is Dirty!

    02/02/2009 7:57:22 AM PST · by safetysign · 72 replies · 3,512+ views ^ | 02/01/2009 | ThisWhiteGuy
    That personal foul was so dirty I can't even begin to describe it. The Cardinals player was on his knees after being nailed by JH, then this **bleep** starts beating him on the head. The dude tries to get up again. JH beats him down again, like 3 more times. Classy, Mr. Harrison.
  • How the Palin email hacker suspect was caught

    09/20/2008 1:43:10 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 109 replies · 471+ views
    American Thinker ^ | September 20, 2008 | Thomas Lifson
    How the Palin email hacker suspect was caught Thomas Lifson September 20, 2008 TGDaily, a tech site, explains how the suspected Palin email hacker, 20-year-old David Kernell, a student at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and son of Democratic Tennessee state representative Mike Kernell, was caught. He used a proxy server supposed to anonymize his identity, but the owner was quite upset at being used to cover illegal activities, and was also contacted by the FBI. Read the further details here. It is obvious from posts the hacker made that he was fully conscious of breaking the law. There is some...
  • Caption time - a reminder to vote in November ("Sorry Everybody" '04 revisited)

    09/08/2008 11:04:18 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 54 replies · 1,052+ views ^ | after November, 2004 | (various)
  • Sore loser: Obama and Obamedia accuse McCain of “cheating”

    08/18/2008 9:23:49 AM PDT · by the anti-liberal · 82 replies · 661+ views ^ | August 18, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    By Michelle Malkin  •  August 18, 2008 12:52 AM No, really. The Obama camp and its media water-carriers are seriously accusing John McCain of “cheating” in his appearance over the weekend at Rick Warren’s Saddleback church forum because he was in his motorcade when the program started– and then escorted to an empty room without media hook-ups. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell spread the unsubstantiated rumor that somehow McCain heard Obama’s questions while on his drive. The nutroots went, well, nuts. The NYTimes piled on (“Despite Assurances, McCain Wasn’t In a ‘Cone of Silence’“). The McCain camp has protested. And now we have...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 08-10-08 (DUmmies Ashamed of US Winning in the Olympics)

    08/10/2008 11:59:25 AM PDT · by Paul Heinzman · 175 replies · 286+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | 8/10/2008 | 28erl, DUmmies, and Paul Heinzman
    The summer games are underway in Beijing after no small amount of debate over whether the United States should participate due to China's human rights violations. That debate is over now, but controversy continues. Foreign journalists have gotten a first-hand taste of China's Internet restrictions, one American tourist was murdered and another injured by a Chinese madman who then killed himself, and three Americans protesting religious oppression have been detained and then ejected from the country. However, for some DUmmies, the real controversy is how doggone good the United States is at winning medals, as you will see in...
  • McCain's Birth Abroad Stirs Legal Debate

    05/02/2008 12:23:20 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 76 replies · 262+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Friday, May 2, 2008; | Michael Dobbs
    The Senate has unanimously declared John McCain a natural-born citizen, eligible to be president of the United States. That is the good news for the presumptive Republican nominee, who was born nearly 72 years ago in a military hospital in the Panama Canal Zone, then under U.S. jurisdiction. The bad news is that the nonbinding Senate resolution passed Wednesday night is simply an opinion that has little bearing on an arcane constitutional debate that has preoccupied legal scholars for many weeks.
  • Audiotaping Key to Patriots' Cheating Scandal

    01/05/2008 8:05:45 PM PST · by BigJohn44 · 48 replies · 629+ views ^ | 9/13/07 | Mike Sando
    "The illegal tactics the New England Patriots evidently employed Sunday against the New York Jets -- capturing signals and corresponding audio with a sideline camera -- might have allowed the Patriots to sniff out blitzes had security officials not intervened, scouts and coaches said. "With the computer and video technology, you can dial it up at halftime," an AFC personnel evaluator said. "You can say, 'This is their such-and-such blitz. We'll give you the signal, the code word, and let you know it's coming.'" " (emphasis added).
  • Guess What Folks - Secession Wasn't Treason

    08/27/2007 1:37:39 PM PDT · by BnBlFlag · 1,083 replies · 10,159+ views
    The Copperhead Chronicles ^ | August 2007 | Al Benson
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Copperhead Chronicle Al Benson, Jr. Articles Guess What Folks--Secesson Wasn't Treason by Al Benson Jr. More and more of late I have been reading articles dealing with certain black racist groups that claim to have the best interests of average black folks at heart (they really don't). It seems these organizations can't take time to address the problems of black crime in the black community or of single-parent families in the black community in any meaningful way. It's much more lucrative for them (and it gets more press coverage) if they spend their time and resources attacking Confederate...
  • Britain forced Galtieri into invading Falklands[?]

    03/13/2007 12:48:56 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 33 replies · 860+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 3/13/2007 | Sophie Arie in Buenos Aires
    Britain forced Argentina to invade the Falkland Islands, the members of General Leopoldo Galtieri's family said yesterday in their first interview since the 1982 conflict. The widow and children of Argentina's former military ruler claimed that the war was engineered by Britain to avoid negotiations that could have led to the loss of sovereignty over the islands. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph in the Buenos Aires apartment where Galtieri lived with his wife Lucia until his death in 2003, his son Carlos said: "I am convinced the English wanted the conflict to happen. They had realised they were going to...
  • Some Saints Fans Say the Weather in Chicago Wasn't Nearly as Cold as the Fans

    01/22/2007 4:58:24 PM PST · by Ellesu · 85 replies · 2,821+ views ^ | 01/22/07 | wafb
    The Saints may have lost the NFC championship, but you certainly couldn't tell from the mob of fans that came out in New Orleans at 1:00 in the morning to welcome them home. And, fans that arrived home from Chicago were just as supportive of their team even though many of them took in some extremely crude comments from Chicago fans. In fact, Saints fans say it was cold in the ‘Windy City,' but not nearly as cold as some of the people there. Those Saints fans tell 9News that some Bears fans made reference to Hurricane Katrina in their...
  • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial - 2009; the official work and preparation begins now

    11/13/2006 9:25:11 PM PST · by freedomdefender · 482 replies · 3,048+ views ^ | November 2006 | Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
    The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission was created by Congress to inform the public about the impact Abraham Lincoln had on the development of our nation, and to find the best possible ways to honor his accomplishments. The President, the Senate and the House of Representatives appointed a fifteen-member commission to commemorate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln and to emphasize the contribution of his thoughts and ideals to America and the world. The official public Bicentennial Commemoration launches February 2008 and closes February 2010, with the climax of the Commemoration taking place on February 12, 2009, the 200th anniversary of...
  • Democrats Claim Irregularities In Michigan Senate Seats

    11/09/2006 12:26:46 PM PST · by cyclotic · 10 replies · 759+ views ^ | 11/09/2006 | WDIV
    Republicans have declared a 21-17 victory in the fight for control of the Michigan Senate, but Democrats are questioning voting irregularities in Oakland County and Saginaw-area districts. Democrats said a large number of absentee ballots were torn during a vote count in Oakland County's Bloomfield Township and had to be duplicated by hand. Hand counts in Oakland County and outside Saginaw lasted into early hours of Thursday. Democrats said they are reviewing their options but have not decided whether to ask for recounts. Senate Republicans called Democrats sore losers and have denied any irregularities.
  • OU president wants game voided, officials suspended

    09/18/2006 2:43:59 PM PDT · by Dead Dog · 286 replies · 3,038+ views
    ESPN ^ | 9/18/2006 | Associated Press
    NORMAN, Okla. -- University of Oklahoma president David Boren sent a letter to Big 12 Commissioner Kevin Weiberg on Monday, asking him to push for the Sooners' game against Oregon to be eliminated from the record books and have the Pac-10 officials involved in the game suspended for the remainder of the season
  • THE PATH TO 911 Bootlegs Hit the Overseas Markets

    09/07/2006 8:47:36 PM PDT · by shield · 168 replies · 5,613+ views
    Macsmind ^ | September 7th, 2006 | MacRanger
    UPDATE: Looks like Bill is going to need a case of Pepto, email from overseas, guess what “bootleg” movie is showing up? Told you, can’t stop the flood. Look for the “Berger Cuts” to show up on You Tube any day now.
  • Suit filed to preserve Ohio's '04 ballots(lefty moonbats file suit)

    09/01/2006 5:06:29 AM PDT · by Dane · 24 replies · 595+ views
    Cleveland Plain-Dealer ^ | September 1, 2006 | Reginald Fields
    Columbus -- Ballots were sabotaged in Democratic areas, including Cleveland, and double-counted in Republican strongholds during the 2004 presidential election in Ohio, said critics bringing new charges of rigging to favor George W. Bush. Those critics include advocacy attorneys and community groups led by voting rights attorney Cliff Arnebeck, who had also filed an unsuccessful suit challenging the election. They sued Secetary of State Ken Blackwell in federal court Thursday, hoping to preserve the paper ballots from that election until they can further examine their theory. By federal law, the secretary of state can destroy the ballots 22 months after...
  • Padgett can run for Ney’s seat, board says

    08/23/2006 9:37:53 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 1 replies · 312+ views
    NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — The leading GOP candidate to replace U.S. Rep. Bob Ney is eligible to run in the primary, a county elections board ruled yesterday, denying a complaint filed by the brother of one of her opponents. The Tuscarawas County Board of Elections voted 2-1 along party lines against the challenge, which asserted that state Sen. Joy Padgett could not run because she already lost an election this year. One board member, Socrates Space, abstained from voting because his son, Dover law director Zack Space, is the Democratic candidate who will face the winner of the primary in...
  • Supporters of Mexican leftist begin massing

    07/12/2006 12:06:59 PM PDT · by StJacques · 62 replies · 1,520+ views ^ | July 12, 2006 | Associated Press
    Presidential election protests will call for ballot-by-ballot recount MONTERREY, Mexico - Supporters of leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador headed to Mexico City on Wednesday, leaving mountain towns and sprawling industrial cities to demand a ballot-by-ballot recount. Protesters gathered outside the country’s 300 electoral districts before heading to the capital, where a mass rally is planned for Sunday to denounce official results showing conservative Felipe Calderon as the apparent winner of the July 2 election. Carrying signs that read “Vote by vote! No to electoral fraud!” and wearing yellow, the color of Lopez Obrador’s Democratic Revolution Party, dozens of...
  • Zidane sent off in extra time of World Cup final for headbutt

    07/09/2006 3:34:19 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 167 replies · 5,322+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 9 July 06 | JEROME PUGMIRE
    BERLIN (AP) -- Zinedine Zidane cut short his dazzling World Cup and closed his career with an ugly head butt -- and a loss. The France captain was given a red card for slamming the crown of his bald head into the center of Italy defender Marco Materazzi's chest after the two exchanged words while walking down the field in extra time. The game was tied 1-1 when Zidane was sent off, head bowed, in the 110th minute Sunday. Without their sharpshooting captain, France couldn't unlock Italy's defense and went on to lose in a shootout, 5-3. Zidane's strike was...
  • Massive protest after Mexico vote

    07/08/2006 7:21:08 PM PDT · by ARealMothersSonForever · 82 replies · 1,824+ views
    AFP via Yahoooo ^ | July 8, 2006 | Patrick Moser
    MEXICO CITY (AFP) - A massive crowd, estimated at 280,000 by authorities and 400,000 by organizers, has protested the conservative victory in Mexico's presidential election, which the leftist candidate challenged in court. "We are requesting a ballot-by-ballot recount," said leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, drawing rousing cheers from the crowd that packed Mexico City's huge downtown Zocalo square and neighboring streets. "We are certain we triumphed on July 2," he said, claiming widespread irregularities marked the electoral process that gave victory by a razor-thin margin to conservative Felipe Calderon, of the governing National Action Party (PAN.) He called for nationwide...
  • Cannon Wins, America Loses... But We're Still Optimistic

    06/28/2006 11:33:08 AM PDT · by NapkinUser · 72 replies · 1,392+ views
    Team America PAC ^ | 06/28/2006 | Bay Buchanan
    After a huge push from the illegal alien lobby, Chris "King of Amnesty" Cannon defeated Team America endorsed Candidate John Jacob 56-44% in Utah's 3rd congressional district.While we are obviously disapointed in the result, the campaign was still a victory for the cause of secure borders. Cannon accredits his win to "extremists" who backed Jacob (i.e. us) and turned off voters. This couldn't be further for the truth. If he didn't have to hide from his pro-illegal record, Cannon would have coasted to victory. In order to defeat a political novice, Cannon had to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars...
  • Jacob Concedes [referendum on immigration issue], Cannon Moves on to General Election

    06/27/2006 10:32:40 PM PDT · by Spiff · 301 replies · 5,322+ views
    KSL TV ^ | 27 June 2006
    Jacobs Concedes, Cannon Moves on to General Election June 27th, 2006 @ 11:12pm SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chris Cannon, challenged by a political newcomer who accused the five-term incumbent of being soft on illegal immigration, was leading in Utah's Republican primary Tuesday with more than half of precincts reporting. Cannon led John Jacob 58 percent to 42 percent, or 19,575 votes to 14,395 votes, with 313 of 623 precincts reporting. That includes 100 percent of returns from Juab, Beaver and Millard counties. The 3rd Congressional District race focused primarily on who stands taller in opposition to Bush's...
  • Affleck: Bush 'Can Be Hung' for Leakgate

    04/08/2006 8:16:12 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 225 replies · 7,061+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/8/06 | NewsMax
    Actor Ben Affleck has made it very clear where his sympathies lie in the Leakgate affair -- and it isn't with the White House. Appearing on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," Affleck charged that President Bush "probably also leaked” CIA agent Valerie Plame's name and so "if he did, you can be hung for that! That's treason!” He continued: "You could be killed. That's not a joking around Tom DeLay 'I'll do a year, I bribed the state officials with corporate money.' That's like they shoot you in the battlefield for doing that.” Affleck also called DeLay a "criminal."
  • Once More Unto the Breach The Angry Left takes on a moderate Democrat--and loses.

    03/16/2006 12:59:34 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 6 replies · 828+ views
    OpinionJournal-Cross Country(from ^ | Thursday, March 16, 2006 12:01 a.m. EST | Jonathan Gurwitz
    SAN ANTONIO--More than one political venture has met an unseemly end in the hardscrabble landscape of South Texas. It was here, in 1948, that Box 13 gave Lyndon Johnson a dubious 87-vote primary victory, crushing former Gov. Coke Stevenson's Senate aspirations. It was here, two years ago, that a bitter primary fight for a House seat shattered a friendship between two Hispanic Democrats. And it was here, this month, in a rematch of that contest, that a blogger-led quest to defeat a mainstream Democrat and drive the party further to the left smashed head-on into the realities of local politics....
  • Oliver Stone says September 11 movie not political

    02/21/2006 9:29:31 AM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 68 replies · 1,563+ views ^ | February 21, 2006 | AP
    Director Oliver Stone says he doesn't know if America is ready for his upcoming film about the September 11 terror attacks, but stresses the movie is a human rather than political account of the tragedy. The often controversial three-times Oscar-winner said "World Trade Center", to be released this year around the fifth anniversary of the attacks, documented a day in the life of two men trapped at the scene, their rescuers and families. Speaking to an audience during a question and answer session late Monday at the Bangkok International Film Festival, Stone was asked if Americans were ready for the...
  • US wears black hat in Turkish hit "Wolves" (Gary Busey, Billy Zane Star in anti-U.S. film)

    02/20/2006 6:09:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies · 833+ views
    BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - Turkey's "Valley of the Wolves: Iraq," an action drama that depicts U.S. troops in Iraq committing multiple atrocities, is setting new box-office records in its homeland. The movie has sold more than 3 million tickets since its February 3 release, according to Turkish tracking agency Kenda. The current record-holder for ticket sales in Turkey is "G.O.R.A.," which drew 4 million admissions in 2004. "'Valley of the Wolves' will maybe reach 5 million," a Kenda representative said... Billy Zane stars as the evangelistic local U.S. commander, a Col. Kurtz-like figure intent on retaining control of the various...
  • Exclusive office supply contract rankles NC businesses [Office Depot]

    02/18/2006 5:49:18 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 35 replies · 691+ views
    The Herald Sun ^ | Feb 13,2005 | AP
    (snip)....Under a three-year contract that went into place Feb. 1, state agencies are directed to buy all their office supplies from Atlanta-based Office Depot. In the past, agencies had been allowed to choose from several companies, including several North Carolina suppliers. "The small businesses are the ones who pay the most taxes back to the state," said Christopher Sharpe, vice president of Piedmont Office Suppliers in Greensboro. "It won't put us out of business, but it will definitely hurt the bottom line." He estimated the contract will cost six independent suppliers in the state more than 100 jobs and $24.5...