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  • Caroline Kennedy Speech: cites Catholic faith to attack the Church on reproductive rights

    09/06/2012 5:20:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 55 replies
    National Journal ^ | September 6, 2012
    AP Photo/Jim Cole Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of Democratic President John F. Kennedy, speaks during a campaign event for President Barack Obama's re-election in , Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith, N.H.   The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Caroline Kennedy's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention (as prepared for delivery). Read the full text below:It's an honor to join you tonight for the most important reason I can imagine—to make sure that Barack Obama is re-elected president of the United States. Four years ago, I was inspired by the way Senator Obama...
  • Wife of Jason Biggs Jokes about Child Rape; Defends Husband’s Misogynistic Tweets

    09/06/2012 9:55:23 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 45 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 9/4/2012 | By Lauren Thompson
    From the A-List (Alec Baldwin) to the B-List (Ellen Barkin) to the C minus-List (Rosanne Barr) Hollywood liberals just ooze class. But if you want to find real high-brow discourse, you sometimes have to reach down to the sub-D-list. That’s where you’ll find Jason Biggs, who trades in filthy, perverted tweets about Ann Romney and Janna Ryan. And his wife, some-time actress Jenny Mollen, who has no problem with her spouse’s self-expression. In fact, Mollen likes to chime in herself, as she did recently, with a tasteful, sophisticated joke about her husband committing statutory rape on 8th grade children. Biggs’s...
  • Lady Gaga's meat dress to be shown in DC museum [National Museum of Women]

    09/06/2012 7:01:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | September 6, 2012 | BRETT ZONGKER
    ....Lady Gaga's dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is now dried and painted to restore its raw meat color. Beyond its shock value, though, it's being displayed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with an explanation of her political message.....
  • 3 hour marathon v. 3 year debt (Lies,damned lies

    09/05/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT · by outofsalt · 2 replies
    Vanity | 9/5/12 | Vanity
    So suppose you are a single mom and you read how Paul Ryan LIED about the fact that he ran 26.2 miles in under three hours. (He's still a fine specimen...) Then there is this other guy who promised to pay down the debt (yours, your kids) by half in the first years of your relationship but, three years in, you find he has increased it by 50%! Who is your choice? Sure, he's given you free birth control (and/or abortions) maybe even a little cash for your old clunker. Is he THE ONE? Maybe dad was right? Maybe it's...
  • TRENDING: First on CNN: DNC secretly scheduled guests: Actresses Johansson, Portman, Washington

    09/05/2012 11:51:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 123 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/05/2012 | Shannon Travis
    Charlotte (CNN) - Clint Eastwood meet Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Kerry Washington. The three actresses, firmly anchored in Hollywood's royalty, have been secretly scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention, according to a tentative schedule provided by a source to CNN. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker – Check out the CNN Electoral Map and Calculator and game out your own strategy for November. The schedule lists the three actresses as speaking on Thursday evening, the same night that President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will accept their party's respective nominations. Johansson, Portman and Washington are...
  • Al Gore conspicuously absent at Democratic National Convention

    09/05/2012 1:30:26 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Times ^ | September 5, 2012 | Andrew Restuccia,
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In 2008, Al Gore strode onto the stage at Denver's Invesco Field to a hero's welcome, throwing his support behind Barack Obama to take on the "global climate crisis." When Obama takes the stage this week, Gore will be nowhere in sight. He isn't coming to the Democratic National Convention but is spending the week in New York City, anchoring coverage of the event for his network Current TV. [SNIP] While many Democrats in Charlotte were reluctant to talk about Gore for attribution, some said Gore's diminished profile — and the environmental movement's more broadly — is...
  • South Carolina Dem chair compares Haley to Hitler mistress

    09/05/2012 10:49:38 AM PDT · by redk · 24 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 5, 2012 | Sean Sullivan
    South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian compared his state’s Republican governor, Nikki Haley, to Eva Braun, the longtime mistress of Adolf Hitler.
  • The Only Politician With a Confirmed Kill in "The War on Women"

    09/05/2012 10:26:56 AM PDT · by xzins · 7 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 5 Sep 12 | Right Wing News
  • Video: Convention devoted to women celebrates Ted Kennedy unironically

    09/04/2012 8:13:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/04/2012 | AllahPundit
    p>I won't run through the usual litany of misdeeds. If you don't already know them by heart, you'll commit them to memory eventually when you finally tire of liberals screeching at you for "hating women" while holding this guy up as a secular saint. (Chappaquiddick material is abundant online, but this post will get you up to speed on another legendary incident.) I've got to say, in all sincerity: I appreciate their brazenness in building a convention around the theme of a "war on women" while not only inviting Bill Clinton to be a headline speaker but having a video...
  • Bill Clinton Used To Lure Women To Vote Obama At Dem Charlotte Convention.

    09/04/2012 7:51:31 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 21 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 09/04/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Former President Bill Clinton would be best used at Democratic National Convention to testify how that only the Dems have been successfully defending women from the Republicans' War On Women. Clinton has had much experience in fending for the females.
  • MSNBC Host: “Get Your Abortions Now In Case Republicans Win”

    09/04/2012 11:33:42 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 25 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 9-4-12 | Steven Ertelt
    Touré Neblett, a co-host of The Cycle on MSNBC, is garnering criticism from pro-life advocates today after sending out a re-tweet on Twitter encouraging women to get abortions in case Mitt Romney defeats President Barack Obama in November. “Girls, get your abortions NOW in case the Republicans win,” the re-tweeted message said.
  • 11-year-old Zoe Griffin tells the story of how pro-abortion women attacked her...

    09/04/2012 9:37:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    STANDTRUE ^ | 9.4.2012 | Stand True
    FULL TITLE: 11-year-old Zoe Griffin tells the story of how pro-abortion women attacked her as she was praying outside Democratic National Convention. I want you to meet my friend and fellow abortion abolitionist, 11-year-old Zoe Griffin. In a world when grown adults ignore, deny or just don’t care about the abortion holocaust that has claimed over 55 Million of Zoe’s generation, she is willing to take a stand no matter what people think. Zoe joined her mother and friends to lay thousands of roses outside the site of the democratic convention and pray for the babies, the politicians and this...
  • Lake Park Man Allegedly Obsessed With Fox News, GOP Is in Jail After Threats Made to Girlfriend

    09/03/2012 11:20:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 | Cynthia Roldan
    A Lake Park man “obsessed with Fox News and the Republican party” is in jail today after he allegedly said that he felt he was going to have to kill his girlfriend because she was a “liberal.” David A. Kappheim, 60, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail without bail. He was arrested Tuesday and the arresting Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy placed Kappheim under a Baker Act. Kappheim is facing charges of domestic battery, aggravated assault and criminal mischief. Kappheim’s 59-year-old girlfriend, whose name was withheld in the report, told the deputy a number of incidents happened...
  • NC Gov. Perdue warns of ‘coat hangers in the bath tub’ if pro-life movement gets its way [VIDEO]

    09/03/2012 7:32:38 PM PDT · by bronxville · 52 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 09-03-2012 | Jeff Poor
    On Monday’s edition of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” broadcast live from Charlotte, N.C., North Carolina Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue went out of her to blast Republicans and conservatives for their positions on social issues. “May I make a point?” Perdue said at the site of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. “I’ve never seen a bunch like this here so against regulation, Chris. They want less, less, less. And then it comes to a woman in the bedroom and they want to control everything. I don’t get that.” Noted women’s issues expert and “Hardball” host Chris Matthews went on to ask Perdue if...
  • Dem chair apologizes for calling Scott Brown a ‘girl’

    09/03/2012 5:02:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 3, 2012 | Hillary Chabot
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair John Walsh scrambled to apologize this afternoon hours after a convention kickoff gaffe this morning when he said U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was trying to be an “honorary girl” by folding laundry.
  • Nickelodeon Standing By Cyber Bully Jason Biggs

    09/03/2012 5:39:14 PM PDT · by rocksandbroncs · 38 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | 3 Sep 2012, 4:33 PM PDT | Ben Shapiro
    Nickelodeon, the kids’ TV channel, apparently sees no problem with directing children to the Twitter feed of one of its voiceover stars, Jason Biggs – even if Biggs tweets reprehensible things about the anuses of conservative political women like Janna Ryan, wife of VP candidate Paul Ryan. It would be difficult to describe Biggs’ tweets as anything other than the worst sort of cyber bullying. But Nickelodeon doesn’t seem to care.
  • If this had been a Republican... [Democratic Party aide rapes women in D.C.]

    09/02/2012 3:11:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 2, 2012 | Rosslyn Smith
    Would this remain a local DC story if the accused had been staff director of an important committee in a Republican controlled Senate? >>>>A former senior congressional aide was indicted this week in D.C. Superior Court on charges that he sexually assaulted two women after drugging them with a sedative that he allegedly put in their drinks. Donny Ray Williams Jr., 36, who served as staff director for a Senate subcommittee and worked in the offices of several members of Congress, gave at least one woman Ambien and assaulted her while she was unconscious, according to court papers. Williams was...
  • Unreal… Islamist Wears Tattered & Torn US Flag As Scarf at DNC Jumah

    09/01/2012 11:03:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Nice prayer service, Democrats. A Muslim leader wears a tattered and torn US flag as a scarf at the Jumah at the DNC event today in Charlotte. Muslims gather for outdoor “Jumah” prayers at Marshall Park in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, the first of several events planned by the Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs in the run up to the Democratic National Convention in the city. (MSNBC) Of course, the women were lined up behind the men. It’s the DNC’s very own War on Women. The Obama Campaign listed an “Islamic Jumah at the DNC” as an “official function” at...
  • ***FIRE actor Jason Biggs from Nickelodeon

    08/31/2012 11:29:41 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 27 replies
    Go to the bottom of Nickelodeon's page (http://www.nick.com/) and click "Report a Concern" then tell them about Jason Biggs and that you won't be allowing your kids to watch Nick until they FIRE him for his vile tweets. http://twitchy.com/2012/08/31/american-idiot-2-jason-biggs-knocks-christians-targets-ann-romney-and-janna-ryan-with-vile-tweets/ http://twitchy.com/2012/08/30/american-idiot-pig-maher-in-training-jason-biggs-sends-out-sick-tweets-about-paul-and-janna-ryan/
  • Media Silent as Liberals on Twitter call for Ann Romney's Death

    08/29/2012 8:14:19 PM PDT · by jan in Colorado · 58 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 29, 2012 | Joe Newby
    On Wednesday, liberals on Twitter called for the death of Ann Romney, the wife of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, Twitchy reported. As of this writing, the so-called "mainstream media" has refused to report on the hateful threats issued on the social media site. "I want to murder Ann Romney right now," tweeted "Gregory Martinez." Some called for Mrs. Romney to commit suicide. "Why does Ann Romney act like an average mom? B***h kill yourself, you had maids taken care of your f*****g kids," another person said. "Ann Romney Need To Kill Her Husband Then Kill Herself (sic)," said another. "Ann...
  • Jason Biggs(who has a Nickelodeon contract)Targets Christians, Ann Romney ...with vile tweets

    08/31/2012 3:10:57 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 8/31/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    Looks like Jason Biggs is still defiling that pie … if by “pie” you mean “contract with Nickelodeon.” Yesterday Twitchy reported that the “American Pie” actor tweeted about sexually assaulting Paul Ryan’s wife. We know … shocking from an actor who made a name for himself by humping a pie. But Pig Biggs wasn’t done tweeting misogynist filth about political wives. After a disgusting tweet about Ann Romney’s body, he targeted Janna Ryan again by retweeting his wife, Jenny Mollen. ...
  • Should Jason Biggs lose cartoon gig over sexual assault comments?

    09/01/2012 2:14:57 PM PDT · by South40 · 33 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 9/1/2012 | VICTOR MEDINA
    Update 9/1: Biggs has deleted his tweet about sexually assaulting Janna Ryan, but other misogynistic tweets about her and Ann Romney remain. Nickelodeon is being pressured to fire actor Jason Biggs after he said he wanted to sexually assault Janna Ryan, the wife of vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. The American Pie actor made the comments on Twitter on Wednesday, earning criticism across the political spectrum and calls that he is unfit to provide the voice of Leonardo on Nickelodeon's new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. The situation brings up questions of free speech and personal responsibility in the public...
  • ( Nickelodeon star)American Pie star Jason Biggs and wife hire prostitute to spice up marriage

    09/01/2012 4:25:43 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 57 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10/03/2011 | Mike Larkin
    They say that things can sometimes become stale in a marriage. But it is unlikely that many people resort to hiring prostitutes after just a year like American Pie star Jason Biggs, 33, and his wife Jenny Mollen. The actress, whose biggest role was as minor character Nina Ash in TV show Angel, wrote a lengthy blog about their sexual escapades on website The Smoking Jacket...
  • Nickelodeon viewership drop-Why You’re Seeing More Ads on Comedy Central, Nickelodeon(Fire Biggs!)

    09/01/2012 4:49:25 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 13 replies
    InvestorPlace ^ | 8/27/2012 | Alyssa Oursler
    Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) has seen its viewership drop of late, meaning it can charge less money for the same commercial spot. So, the company’s solution has been simple: run more ads. At Nickelodeon, for example, viewership dropped by just under 30%, while Comedy Central has also lost a smaller number of viewers. Overall, the company increased the amount of air time rose by 9% in 2012, on top of a 7% rise the year before, The Wall Street Journal reports
  • Nickelodeon now promoting Jason Biggs’ Twitter handle in promotions

    09/01/2012 5:02:54 PM PDT · by tookiesrcookies · 15 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 9/01/2012 | Twitchy Team
    Twitchy reported earlier today that the most vile tweets from Jason Biggs’ Twitter feed had quietly disappeared, and now it seems there might be a very obvious reason why — Nickelodeon has begun tweeting Biggs’ Twitter handle in promotions for its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, for which Biggs provides a voice. That’s right: kids following Nickelodeon’s @TMNTMaster — an account which boasts nearly 2,400 followers — are literally one click away from the feed that introduced us to, well, this, not to mention a quick bit of Christian-bashing as a follow-up...
  • American Weasel: Jason Biggs quietly deletes vile tweets about Ann Romney and Janna Ryan

    09/01/2012 11:41:46 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    Twitchy ^ | September 1, 2012
    Doesn’t Jason Biggs know that Twitchy is forever? Earlier this week, we called attention to the American Idiot’s knock on Christians and his vile, sexually degrading tweets about Paul Ryan, Janna Ryan and Ann Romney. We also highlighted the mounting pressure on Nickelodeon to fire the actor from his “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” voice gig. Biggs dismissed his critics by tweeting, “You know I put my dick in a pie, right?” And completely misreading the First Amendment, his wife, Jenny Mollen tweeted, “How weird would it be if we all had freedom of speech? But today all of the disgusting...
  • Former [Democrat] congressional aide accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women

    08/31/2012 9:41:04 PM PDT · by kevcol · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 1, 2012 | Keith L. Alexander
    A former senior congressional aide was indicted this week in D.C. Superior Court on charges that he sexually assaulted two women after drugging them with a sedative that he allegedly put in their drinks. Donny Ray Williams Jr., 36, who served as staff director for a Senate subcommittee and worked in the offices of several members of Congress, gave at least one woman Ambien and assaulted her while she was unconscious, according to court papers. Williams was charged with 10 counts of first- and second-degree sexual abuse and related charges in connection with attacks
  • Romney's narrative for next 9 weeks aimed at women

    08/31/2012 2:53:50 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | August 31, 2012 | Kilday Hart
    Like tightly structured novels, political conventions introduce no random characters or irrelevant passages. So when former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez were chosen for prime slots on the night of vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan's national debut, the Romney campaign was intentionally advancing a narrative it will emphasize over the next nine weeks: Women like Mitt Romney. And the endorsement of impressive leaders like Rice and Martinez - not to mention his appealing wife, Ann - suggests that female voters should believe the Romney-Ryan ticket will best serve their interests. It may be a pivotal...
  • Chuck Todd: Why Do Republicans Have More Women and Hispanic Governors?

    08/31/2012 11:45:45 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 37 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 8/31/12 | Daniel Halper
    MSNBC host Chuck Todd asked the co-chair of the Democratic party's convention, L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, why there are more Republican women and Hispanic governors: "Let me ask you though, this one question, why is it that the Republicans have elected more women governors and have two Hispanic governors and the Democrats don’t?," asked Todd. "Don’t have as many women governors and don’t have Hispanic governors, why do you think that is?"
  • Guess who's defending Akin now

    08/31/2012 10:23:56 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 82 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/31/12 | Alexander Burns
    Newt Gingrich on Thursday came to Todd Akin’s defense, calling the embattled Missouri Senate candidate “honorable” and “sincere.” Speaking to POLITICO’s Mike Allen at the Playbook Afternoon Snack event here, the former House speaker said the controversy surrounding Akin’s recent “legitimate rape” comments was a “good example of why the power structure in Washington sometimes ought to take a deep breath.” “Todd Akin made a mistake. He’s an honorable guy, he’s a sincere guy. He said something stupid. There was a firestorm,” Gingrich said.
  • American Pie Star Jason Biggs Launches VILE Twitter rant against Janna Ryan!

    08/30/2012 9:04:23 PM PDT · by kozanne · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/30/2012 | Christian Toto
    The popular "American Pie" films mixed the very, very raunchy with the sweetness of high school pals who simply wanted to fall in love. And, of course, occasionally defile a freshly baked pastry. These days, franchise star Jason Biggs is aiming some "American Pie" style humor at the Republican's Vice Presidential candidate - and his wife. And while the "Pie" films typically left a pleasant after taste, Biggs' Tweet barrage feels ugly, mean-spirited and not even remotely funny.
  • POLITICALLY DIRECT - Obama's women: Clueless government gals

    08/30/2012 8:13:43 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    WND ^ | August 29, 2012 | Jane Chastain
    Exclusive: Jane Chastain rips female supporters who 'will not think for themselves' Barack Obama is going to war with Mitt Romney. He isn’t fighting this war alone. He is fighting it with some women. Not just any women, he has a brigade of women who cannot or will not think for themselves. They pick their president the way a 7-year-old picks her Barbie Doll. They think Obama is cute and swoon over meaningless phrases like “hope and change.” They have bought into his class-warfare rhetoric, the old zero-sum game. I am poor (or not as comfortable as I’d like to...
  • Chaperones, Judges and Moralizers: Abortion Debate Reveals Republicans' True Colors

    08/25/2012 9:51:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | 08/23/2012 | Marc Pitzke
    Timing is everything. Maybe Todd Akin chose his words with care. More likely, he didn't. The über-conservative congressman from Missouri was a favorite to snatch a coveted Senate seat in November and thus perhaps help his Republican Party reclaim the majority in both chambers of Congress. Then came Sunday. In a local TV interview, Akin held forth about a favorite issue of his. Abortion, he said, should be illegal even in rape cases because, he claimed, a "legitimate rape" rarely leads to pregnancy: "The female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." … Tough luck if...
  • Priebus on Akin: “He Could Be Tied, We’re Not Going To Send Him A Penny”

    08/28/2012 6:09:36 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 133 replies
    http://www.redstate.com ^ | August 27, 2012 | Caleb Howel
    "In an interview for Revealing Politics today, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus was asked, among other things, if the party’s position on Akin would eventually change if Akin refused to step out of the race: The question is: “If he stays in, is your position eventually going to change? Are you going to have to support him? The Chairman replies “No, no. No. He could be tied. We’re not going to send him a penny.”
  • Weather Channel Goes Political

    08/28/2012 2:22:08 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 55 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | P.J. Gladnick
    There is a sixty percent chance that Republicans will rain on your weekend plans. The Weather Channel hasn't yet gone quite that far to inject politics into weather reporting but they sure seem to be working on it. Their reporting on Tropical Storm Isaac has brought out the inner liberal of a channel that was once noted for its complete professionalism but, sadly, seems to be going off into political tangents completely unrelated to the weather. In the first example, they republish a highly biased Associated Press article on their Weather Channel site which touches on Tropical Storm Isaac but...
  • "War on women's rights" protest in Los Angeles

    08/28/2012 8:18:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    UPI ^ | August 26, 2012
    A small group of demonstrators rally at Hollywood and Vine to take a stand in the "war on women's rights," demanding that federal support of women's health and child care services be upheld, as part of Women's Equality Day in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on August 26, 2012.
  • 2012 Republican Convention: Protesters Dressed As Vaginas Greet Delegates (Video)

    08/27/2012 1:17:31 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 142 replies
    www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 10:48 AM PDT 8/27/2012 | Paul Bond
    TAMPA -- Giant, walking vaginas have descended upon the Republican National convention. Several demonstrators from Code Pink, a feminist group, wore frilly pink costumes while others adorned with cardboard cutouts resembling the sexual organ were milling about on Sunday looking for Republicans. PHOTOS: The 20 Biggest Political Players In Hollywood A Florida website called Shark-Tank.net captured video of some of them during their preparation (video below). The protesters carried signs saying such things as: “Read my lips. Leave my vagina alone,” and argued that pro-life Republicans are waging a war against women. But with the official proceedings, along with two...
  • Two in ‘Republican women for Obama’ ad exposed as Democrats

    08/27/2012 5:34:40 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 25, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Although the ad got a lot of playtime on MSNBC Friday, a recent so-called “Republican women for Obama” video advertisement has turned out to be a disingenuous campaign ploy. That ad, posted on the official Barack Obama campaign YouTube page on Friday, claimed to show a group of women that had previously voted Republican but later abandoned the party because they felt it went too far to the right, leaving them no alternative but to vote for President Barack Obama this November. The problem is, so far two of these women have been shown to be Democrats who had previously...
  • Sleeping with the Enemy in the 'War On Women'

    08/26/2012 10:01:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 26, 2012 | Clarice Feldman
    It wasn't long ago that Barack Obama's supporters pointed to his successful campaign as proof of his executive ability, responding to truthful claims he had no executive experience. As this year's flailing campaign matches his amateurish handling of the presidency, and the third Recovery Summer shows the US economy in worse shape than it was before all this recovering took place, Democratic women are manning their enemy's ramparts while preposterously claiming it is the Republicans who are waging a "war on women". Governor Romney has correctly noted that 92.3% of the jobs lost under Obama were women's jobs. But in...
  • Akin scandal hands Missouri to Obama

    08/24/2012 10:25:42 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 102 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | August. 24, 2012 | Paul Bedard
    If the Republican Party needed any more proof that Missouri Republican Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin was poison to all GOP-ers, they've got it in a new Missouri presidential poll just published by Rasmussen Reports. After consistently trailing Mitt Romney in Missouri, President Obama is now beating him. It's by just one point, 47 percent to 46 percent, but it represents a big change from Romney's 50 percent-46 percent lead he had a month ago. Worse for the Republican: Romney has led in Missouri all year--until the Akin "legitimate rape" scandal. The poll could be proof that the scandal has...
  • Missouri conservatives rally to Akin, blast Republican "establishment"

    08/23/2012 11:00:59 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 193 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 24 2012 | Nick Carey
    ST CHARLES, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri conservatives say they are rallying around U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin despite his controversial comments about rape because they are outraged that "establishment" Republican Party leaders tried to railroad him out of the race. A backlash has set in here in Akin's suburban St. Louis congressional district, where supporters said the national party had no right to attempt to force out a duly-elected candidate. Backers described Akin as the "real deal," a politician fiercely committed to their social causes such as opposition to abortion, and to the Tea Party drive to downsize government.
  • Huckabee-second-look-at-todd-akin ( Huckster Strikes again to Hurt the Republican election chances)

    08/23/2012 5:06:06 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 81 replies
    HotAir ^ | AUGUST 23 ,2012 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    http://hotair.com/archives/2012/08/23/huckabee-second-look-at-todd-akin/
  • Authorities investigating threats against Rep. Akin

    08/23/2012 6:09:46 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 30 replies
    acj ^ | 8:54 pm August 23, 2012, | Jamie Dupree
    The political furor involving Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri took a nasty turn on Thursday, as Akin's congressional spokesman confirmed that there had been a variety of threats leveled against the Republican lawmaker and his staff. This was the statement put out by Akin's spokesman Steve Taylor: “I can verify that the Capitol police are working with an outside law enforcement agency regarding threatening contact with our official office. The office of Congressman Akin has received threats of rape of his official staff, family and the Congressman himself along with suggestions that individuals should die.” No other details were immediately...
  • Akin says he’s raised $100,000 in two days

    08/23/2012 4:38:03 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/23/12 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) raised over $100,000 in a fundraising push started this week after members of the GOP establishment withdrew funds from the Missouri Senate race. He announced the accomplishment in a tweet. "Thousands of people stepped up and helped us raise over $100,000! The message is clear ... voters should pick candidates, not party bosses," he tweeted
  • Todd Akin: That Rasmussen poll showing me down by 10 points is great news

    08/23/2012 3:24:25 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 115 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | August 23, 2012 | Doug Brady
    August 23, 2012 Todd Akin: That Rasmussen poll showing me down by 10 points is great news Doug Brady I’m beyond speechless. What is this guy drinking? Stacy Drake, one of my fellow C4P editors, summed it up best in an email: Who knew Baghdad Bob moved to Missouri? With that, via Jim Hoft, anyone who goes to Todd Akin’s website will have the privilege of reading the following pearl of wisdom: St. Louis, MO: The following statement was released by Perry Akin, Campaign Manager for Todd Akin for Senate, in response to the Rasmussen poll released this morning: “The...
  • Todd Akin to Claire McCaskill: You Should Drop Out

    08/23/2012 2:38:25 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 178 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Aug 23, 2012
    After days of ignoring Republican pleas to abandon his U.S. Senate campaign in Missouri, Rep. Todd Akin today received an even more damning message: A new Rasmussen poll shows that Akin, who held a tidy lead before making his controversial comments about rape and pregnancy, is now down 10 percentage points (48-38 percent) to incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. Never fazed, the Akin campaign shot back with an unlikely proposal. “The fact that Claire McCaskill is only polling at 48 percent after 72 hours of constant negative attacks on Todd Akin shows just how weak she is,” Akin spokesman Perry...
  • Huckabee digs in behind Akin

    08/23/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 304 replies
    Politico ^ | // | Alexander Burns
    Todd Akin hasn't had many high-profile supporters with him in the trenches this week, but Mike Huckabee became an important and emphatic exception Thursday afternoon, sending a message to his own supporters accusing Republican elites of trying to drum a good man out of a winnable Senate race. Here's what Huckabee said in an email to his list this afternoon: Party’s leaders have for reasons that aren't rational, left [Akin] behind on the political battlefield, wounded and bleeding, a casualty of his self-inflicted, but not intentional wound.
  • (from 2008) Al Franken's 'New York City Problem' (he joked about rape)

    08/23/2012 10:29:24 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies
    nymag ^ | aug 2012 (orig 2008)
    Al Franken’s ‘New York City Problem’ In national politics, having New York City in your past can be just as bad as having a closetful of dead tranny hookers. That's what some people think, anyway. Today's Sun declares that Al Franken, who is having some problems with his senatorial campaign in Minnesota, is "doomed by his own New York past." The former SNL writer and Air America host has been taking some heat over in the heartland for neglecting to pay some taxes and benefits to his employees as well as for some raunchy jokes he's made in the past,...
  • Bill Clinton Stars in Obama Ad

    08/23/2012 8:51:33 AM PDT · by Qbert · 22 replies
    WSJ ^ | August 23, 2012 | Laura Meckler
    The Obama campaign is stepping up its use of the man who may be the president’s most powerful surrogate—former President Bill Clinton. He appears in a new TV ad, vouching for Mr. Obama’s stewardship of the economy. The goal: transfer positive feelings voters have about the economy under Mr. Clinton to Mr. Obama. “This election to me is about which candidate is more likely to return us to full employment,” Mr. Clinton says to the camera. “The Republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income people and go back to deregulation. That’s what got us in trouble in the...
  • Rasmussen Missouri Senate: McCaskill 48%, Akin 38%

    08/23/2012 8:44:23 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 152 replies
    rasmussenreports.com ^ | August 23, 2012 | Staff
    What a difference one TV interview can make. Embattled Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill has now jumped to a 10-point lead over her Republican challenger, Congressman Todd Akin, in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. Most Missouri Republicans want Akin to quit the race while most Missouri Democrats want him to stay. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Show Me State finds McCaskill earning 48% support to Akin’s 38%. Nine percent (9%) like some other candidate in the race, and five percent (5%) are undecided.