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  • GoFundMe campaign for Kavanaugh raises over $500,000

    10/03/2018 11:16:27 PM PDT · by blueplum · 33 replies
    The Hill via MSN ^ | 03 Oct 2018 | Aris Folley
    A GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $550,000 to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his family, in the wake of allegations of sexual assault being leveled against him. John Hawkins, who owns conservative blog, Right Wing News, said he created the GoFundMe eight days ago because he was "disgusted" by Kavanaugh's treatment throughout his nomination.... ...Hawkins went on to say that he that all of the money collected "will go to Brett Kavanaugh's family or alternately, if they refuse to accept it, to a charity of their choice." In a recent update to the crowdfunding page, Hawkins wrote...
  • Utah Rep. Jon Stanard Abruptly Resigns Without Explanation

    02/08/2018 6:11:02 PM PST · by bitt · 50 replies ^ | 2/7/2018 | ap
    Republican Utah lawmaker Jon Stanard has unexpectedly resigns from the Legislature. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah lawmaker Jon Stanard has unexpectedly resigned from the Legislature. House Speaker Greg Hughes announced Wednesday morning that the representative from St. George resigned Tuesday night "due to personal and family concerns." Hughes did not offer details but said legislators are honoring Stanard's request for privacy and wish him the best. House Chief of Staff Greg Hartley said in a text message that Stanard was not facing any kind of legislative investigation or disciplinary action. Stanard did not respond to a voicemail seeking...
  • Justice Dept. official who helped oversee Clinton, Russia probes steps down

    02/07/2018 6:37:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 66 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/7/18 | Ellen Nakashima
    A Justice Department official who helped oversee the controversial probes of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and Russian interference in the 2016 election stepped down this week. David Laufman, an experienced federal prosecutor who in 2014 became chief of the National Security Division’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section, said farewell to colleagues Wednesday. He cited personal reasons. His departure from the high-pressure job comes as President Trump and his Republican allies have stepped up attacks on the Justice Department, the FBI and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III for their handling of the Russia probe. “It’s tough...
  • Right-Wing Domestic Terrorism

    10/19/2015 1:35:41 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 16 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | October 17, 2015 | Nicholas Short
    Delivering remarks on domestic terrorism at an event co-sponsored by the George Washington University’s program on extremism and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin announced on Wednesday the creation of a new position within the Department of Justice (DOJ) aimed at investigating violent extremism. “We are here to talk about combating domestic terrorism, which the FBI has explained as ‘Americans attacking Americans based on U.S.-based extremist ideologies.’ The threat ranges from individuals motivated by anti-government animus, to eco-radicalism and racism,” stated Carlin. He continued, “Homegrown violent extremists can be motivated by any viewpoint on...
  • "The List", Obama's Ninety Third Week in Office

    11/05/2010 8:38:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 11/5/10 | Nachum
    Weeks 84 through 93Obama's Ninety Third Week in Office"The List" for 11/4/2010 "Unemployment probably held near 10 percent in October, evidence of what the Federal Reserve called the “disappointingly slow” U.S. recovery, economists said before a report today.  The jobless rate was 9.6 percent for a third month, according to the median of 80 estimates in a Bloomberg News survey. New House Judiciary Chairman to Obama: Prepare for Investigations....The San Antonio Congressman, Lamar Smith, who is in line to become chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee is promising 'a number of investigations and oversight committee actions' which he vows...
  • Biden: Don't underestimate Tea Party candidates

    09/15/2010 9:52:51 PM PDT · by Justaham · 25 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 9-15-10
    Vice President Joe Biden urged Democrats on Wednesday not to underestimate Tea Party candidates, saying that if progressives didn't get energized for the November election, there would be serious consequences for "the things we care most about." In an interview on "The Rachel Maddow Show" on msnbc, Biden said he was taking victories by Tea Party-backed candidates in GOP primaries "very, very seriously." "I wouldn’t sell short these candidates," Biden said, adding that he expected money to pour into such races as the one for his old Senate seat in Delaware. In that GOP primary, Christine O'Donnell defeated veteran Rep....
  • Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints

    04/05/2004 3:53:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 791 replies · 202,406+ views
    April 5, 2004 | Jim Robinson
    <p>Note: Don't post anything at all from the Las Vegas Review Journal or anything from organizations run by Stevens Media, LLC or RightHaven, LLC until the lawsuit brought against us by them is resolved.</p>
  • The Ten Greatest Pop-Culture Devils of All Time

    09/26/2007 7:09:01 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies · 583+ views
    NY Mag ^ | September 25, 2007 | Dan Kois and Lane Brown
    The List The Ten Greatest Pop-Culture Devils of All Time 9/25/076:01 PM Tonight marks the debut of the CW's Kevin Smith–directed, Vulture-approved comedy Reaper, in which a 21-year-old slacker (Bret Harrison) finds out that his parents sold his soul to the devil (Ray Wise) before he was born. On the show, Wise does admirable work as the Prince of Darkness, but his is just the latest in a long line of top-notch TV and movie Satans. When our Kid Nation coverage inevitably earns both of your Vulture editors a permanent vacation in the fiery pits of hell, who would we...
  • Gay Activist Mike Rogers to Out "30" Republican's

    09/05/2007 11:49:47 AM PDT · by Jose Pen · 140 replies · 6,815+ views
    Wayne Besen ^ | Tuesday, September 04, 2007 | Waybe Besen
    According to The Washington Post, there are 33 names on Rogers' list of Congressional charlatans - 30 of them Republicans. If only one-third of these scoundrels get outed in the next two years, the earthquake on Capitol Hill will be so large that it may cause a war between GOP moderates and social conservatives. About three years ago, I was lounging in a Montreal hotel room when I got a call from activist Mike Rogers. I was unaware of who he was, but this intense stranger began interrogating me for information about - well, I don't even remember what the...
  • The 50 best movie robots - (...we rate the most celebrated 'artifical people' in movies)

    07/25/2007 7:50:29 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies · 1,895+ views
    Times Online ^ | July 25, 2007 | Michael Moran
    July 25, 2007 The 50 best movie robots To coincide with the release of Michael Bay's epic Transformers movie we rate the most celebrated 'artifical people' in movies Michael Moran We selected the fifty most memorable robots in film and rated them in four different categories: Plausibility (meaning how likely it would be that, with advances on currently existing technology, such a device could be built) Coolness (just how well designed, shiny or generally well-appointed the robot appeared to be) Dangerousness (scoring not only on built-in weaponry, but the robot's eagerness to use it) Comedy Value (how effective the robot...
  • ‘Out’ Ranks the Top 50 Gays

    04/04/2007 6:46:07 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 199 replies · 5,326+ views
    NY mag ^ | 4/4/7
    When New York did a "Gay Life Now" issue in 2001, only seven of the forty prominent New York gays asked to pose for the cover were willing. Those big shots may have been gay, and they may have been out, but it just wouldn't do for them to be gay and out on the cover of a magazine. "There was a time when the closet was a necessary safe haven," our pal Maer Roshan, who edited the issue, wrote in an angry 2,000-word essay. "But now, it exists as an anachronistic monument to shame. It's time for our public...
  • Vanity - Looking for the FR Black List. Please help (It lists the Dixie Chicks as our #1 enemy)

    10/27/2006 2:08:50 PM PDT · by Eagle of Liberty · 134 replies · 2,486+ views
    Free Republic ^ | October 27, 2006 | Kerretarded
    Natalie Maines was recently interviewed by Chris Matthews and the following took place: Matthews: "Well, who were the people that were, let me go back to Natalie, who started this all because you were the voice that spoke? Who went out there and really tried to exploit this against you? Were there any commercial forces that compete with you that said, here's a chance to bring down the Dixie Chicks and, and take the money they'd be getting? I know it sounds Machiavellian but that's the way I am. I'm thinking who is gaining by your demise?" Natalie Maines: "Well,...
  • Foley, Gay Republicans, And "The List"

    10/07/2006 1:35:46 PM PDT · by rface · 157 replies · 6,511+ views
    CBS News - Public EYE ^ | 10.05.06 | Brian Montopoli
    On Tuesday night's "Evening News," Gloria Borger said this: "One senior House Republican tells CBS that there's a lot of anger at what he describes as 'a network of gay staffers and gay members who protect each other and did the speaker a disservice.'" The New Republic's Michael Crowley picks up on Borger's comment. He argues that "it's becoming clear that some people on Capitol Hill are promoting a storyline that involves gay Republican staffers--apparently led by [Tom Reynolds's chief of staff Kirk] Fordham--covering up for Mark Foley." Crowley suggests "maybe this is how Dennis Hastert and his compatriots are...
  • Document "Outing" Kirk Fordham (Fmr. Foley Aide-Resigned Today)

    10/04/2006 3:12:01 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 39 replies · 1,656+ views
    Blog Active ^ | October 4, 2006 | Michael Rogers
    The following is a document "outing" former Foley aide Kirk Fordham. It has been rumoured that he is a member of "The List" as reported on Hannity today. "The List" is going around media outlets of homosexual members of congress and homosexual staff that may have worked to protect Foley and others. Apparently David Corn has recieved it in discussions with Hannity. Fordham is denying trying to cover up this affair: Fordham spoke to the AP after ABC News quoted unidentified GOP sources as insinuating that he had intervened on behalf of Foley, his former boss, to prevent an inquiry...
  • Need Some Help...Vanity

    10/29/2003 6:36:56 PM PST · by WinOne4TheGipper · 3 replies · 213+ views
    me ^ | 10/29/03 | will1776
    Does anyone have a link to the so- called NRA enemies list? I've been looking all over for it.