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  • Pro-Life Republican Could Pull Off Upset in New York Race

    09/10/2011 10:39:00 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 19 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/9/11 | Andrew Bair
    Pro-Life Republican Could Pull Off Upset in New York Race by Andrew Bair | LifeNews.com | 9/9/11 11:39 AMRepublicans are poised to pull off a major upset in Tuesday’s special election in New York to fill the vacant seat left by disgraced pro-abortion Rep. Anthony Weiner (D). According to a Siena Research Poll released Friday, pro-life Republican Bob Turner holds a 6-point lead over pro-abortion Democrat David Weprin. Turner has even won the endorsements of prominent New York City Democrats including former mayor Ed Koch and Assemblyman Dov Hikind.With Weprin’s campaign in jeopardy in a reliably blue district, the...
  • Republican’s lead in N.Y. election for Weiner’s seat shows Democrats’ vulnerability

    09/11/2011 5:04:05 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 31 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11 Sep 2011 | Chris Cillizza
    New York’s 9th Congressional District isn’t the likeliest place for a national political referendum. Vice President Al Gore won it with 67 percent of the vote in 2000, and Barack Obama carried it by 11 percentage points eight years later. It has been held by a string of high-profile Democrats — including Sen. Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) and the late Geraldine Ferraro — for decades. And yet, the special election set for Tuesday in the Brooklyn and Queens areas between state Assemblyman David Weprin (D) and businessman Bob Turner (R) — a race occasioned by the scandal and subsequent resignation of...
  • Poll: Republican Leads Democrat 50 to 44 In Special Election to Replace Weiner

    09/10/2011 7:51:58 AM PDT · by Justaham · 35 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 9-10-11 | Beth Fouhy
    The race to succeed former Rep. Anthony Weiner in New York's 9th congressional district was never supposed to be close. No Republican has ever been elected to the House in the largely Democratic stronghold that covers parts of Brooklyn and Queens. But the weak national economy, disenchantment with President Barack Obama, and New York-centric clashes over Israel and gay marriage have made the contest surprisingly competitive. Democrats now are scrambling to defend the seat. It came open in June after Weiner, a 7-term Democrat and feisty champion of liberal causes, resigned in a sexting scandal. Party leaders selected 55-year old...
  • Weprin, Turner Hold Special Debate On NY1

    09/09/2011 2:57:13 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 2 replies · 1+ views
    NY1.com ^ | 9-09-11 | Grace Rauh
    Video at source. Democrat David Weprin and Republican Bob Turner, the candidates running for Anthony Weiner's former seat in the 9th Congressional District, engaged in a debate on NY1 Thursday, exchanging verbal blows over topics that ranged from taxes to the proposed Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan. NY1’s Grace Rauh filed the following report. There are just days to go before a special Congressional election in Queens and Brooklyn, and the candidates, Democrat David Weprin and Republican Bob Turner, are sparring over everything from taxes to Israel to slashing the federal budget. Watch NY1's Debate (at source) Watch the...
  • LIVE 9PM EST NY-9 Special election-The Bibi Report with Republican Bob Turner

    09/05/2011 5:58:25 PM PDT · by jacobny · 2 replies
    The Bibi Report ^ | 09/05/11 | JacobNY
    in what looks to be one of the closest contests in this years election year kicking off, the NY9 election can turn out to be a big upset for the Democrats in the Bluest Dem stronghold. The Jewish vote and the economy will be a driving factor in what seems to be a referendum on the direction of the country we will discuss the Jewish vote, the impact it may have on Obama's policies and his reelection bid, with a panel of experts and analysts. We will speak with the Republican candidate Businessman Bob Turner at the top of the...
  • Dem Accused of Sending "Spies" into Rival HQ ( Anthony Weiner district )

    09/03/2011 1:14:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    NBC ^ | Sep 3, 2011 | Melissa Russo
    Democratic congressional candidate David Weprin isn't denying accusations that his campaign volunteers tried to spy on his rival's headquarters to send back intel. In an interview with NBC New York, Weprin tried to change the subject, saying the story is a "distraction" and that he can't be responsible for all the actions of his campaign workers. "I don't know," Weprin said. "I'm the candidate. I can't control who goes to everything." The New York Post reported Friday that Weprin has sent people into Bob Turner territory pretending to be volunteers or college reporters. ... Weprin and Turner are facing off...
  • Weprin Drops Out of Debate in N.Y. Special

    08/30/2011 6:43:52 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 20 replies
    Roll Call ^ | Aug. 29, 2011 | Joshua Miller
    State Assemblyman David Weprin (D) dropped out of a scheduled debate with Republican Bob Turner on Monday, just over two weeks before a special election in New York’s 9th district that will send one of the men to Congress. Weprin was tripped up in a recent interview with the New York Daily News editorial board when asked the size of the national debt. The Daily News reported that he had a “deer in the headlights look” and then said “[a]bout 4 trillion.” According to the most recent Department of Treasury statistics, the country’s total debt stands at about $14.7 trillion....
  • NYT shocked, shocked to find anger at Obama in Weiner’s district

    08/22/2011 10:22:11 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 22,2011 | ED MORRISSEY
    Of all the places to hear fulminations against President Obama, one of the least expected is the corner of 71st Avenue and Queens Boulevard, in the heart of a Congressional district that propelled Democrats like Geraldine A. Ferraro, Charles E. Schumer andAnthony D. Weiner to Washington. But it was there that Dale Weiss, a 64-year-old Democrat, approached the Republican running for Congress in a special election and, without provocation, blasted the president for failing to tame runaway federal spending. “We need to cut Medicaid,” she declared, “but he won’t do that.” She shook her head in disgust. “He is a...
  • Panicked Dems in Turner 'mail'strom [as race between Rep. Turner and Dem. David Weprin tightens]

    08/20/2011 10:18:20 AM PDT · by Justaham · 6 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 8-20-11 | ERIK KRISS
    Nervous state Democrats are flooding voters with mailings blasting Republican candidate Bob Turner in the hotly contested 9th Congressional District, upping the ante in the closer-than-expected race to succeed disgraced ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner. With President Obama's standing in the polls in free fall, the state Democratic Committee's mailings to Queens and Brooklyn residents accuse Turner of being a "Tea Party extremist" who wants to dismantle Social Security and Medicare. Turner struck back with a "robo-call" from former Mayor Ed Koch yesterday, slamming Democratic rival David Weprin for lying to scare senior citizens. "Weprin should be ashamed of himself," Koch said....
  • Anthony Weiner and pregnant wife Huma sell Queens apartment as they prepare for first child

    08/06/2011 7:19:17 PM PDT · by SanFranDan · 39 replies
    DailyMail.U.K. ^ | 6th August 2011
    FULL TITLE: Moving on and out: Anthony Weiner and pregnant wife Huma finally sell Queens apartment as they prepare for first child As the Weiners try to put the year's events behind them, it was only natural their marital home - Anthony Weiner's former sexting headquarters - should be one of the first to go. Thankfully for the couple, after putting their Queen's two-bedroom apartment back on the market - after quietly taking it off during the scandal - they have finally found a buyer. Their 875-square-foot home on Ascan Avenue was listed at $449,000 in June.
  • NJ Lawmaker Pulls a Weiner, Resigns (another pol is naked on the net)

    08/03/2011 7:28:28 AM PDT · by Liz · 62 replies
    msnbc.msn.com ^ | 8/2/11 | Teresa Masterson / NBCPhiladelphia.com
    Cumberland County Freeholder and recent Dem party chair, Louis N. Magazzu took nude photos of himself and sent them to a woman online. After demands from fellow legislators, Magazzu resigned from office and had recently resigned as Dem party chair. He admitted he took the nude photos with his cell phone standing naked in front of a mirror. He sent the pics via email. Magazzu is still married, though he's been separated for two years, according to his attorney. The 53-year-old Democrat sent the nude photos to a woman with whom he corresponded online. He says she requested the photos...
  • Irresistible urge to send pictures of manhood snares another Democrat

    08/03/2011 8:08:48 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 3, 2011 | Charlie Spiering
    New Jersey Democrat Louis Magazzu, a Cumberland County Freeholder, resigned yesterday after nude photos taken with his smartphone surfaced online. The New York Daily News reports that at least two of the photos showed Magazzu's crotch, two showed him dressed to the nines in a suit, and a fifth showed him waist up without a shirt.In his statement, Magazzu insisted that the woman he had sent the photos to had set him up. "I did not know that she was working with an avowed political enemy to distribute these pictures," Magazzu said, "I have retained counsel to determine what laws...
  • Anthony Weiner's pregnant wife Huma looks tired and drawn, reveals bump during NY stroll

    08/02/2011 6:39:09 AM PDT · by SanFranDan · 40 replies
    DailyMail.U.K. ^ | 2nd August 2011
    <p>It should be one of the happiest times of their lives as former congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin prepare to welcome their first child.</p> <p>But the shamed sex-scandal politician, 46, and his wife, 35, looked tired and drawn as she revealed her growing baby bump during a morning stroll in New York on Monday.</p>
  • Mabus revokes imprisoned veteran's Silver Star (Kerry supporter jailed for child porn)

    07/24/2011 3:32:16 PM PDT · by pabianice · 42 replies
    Swiftvets ^ | 7/24/11 | Fuentes
    San Diego- In a highly unusual move, the Navy secretary has stripped a Silver Star awarded to a retired captain and Vietnam swift boat veteran who is serving a federal prison sentence after admitting to child pornography. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus revoked the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest valor award, which was awarded nearly 20 years ago to retired Capt. Wade Sanders of San Diego. A spokeswoman for Mabus confirmed the secretary's decision, which he made in August 2010 following a review and recommendation by the Navy Department Board of Medals and Decorations. "Mabus signed a memorandum in which he...
  • Weiner and wife celebrate first anniversary

    07/11/2011 12:16:37 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 46 replies
    Politico ^ | 7-11-11
    It’s been a rocky first year of marriage for Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin, but the couple nonetheless celebrated their wedding anniversary together in Miami over the weekend. The former New York congressman, who recently resigned amid an embarrassing Internet scandal, and his wife, an aide for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, dined out with friends at Prime 112 steakhouse on Saturday night, according to the New York Post. After dinner, the two strolled together down Ocean Drive. Onlookers at the restaurant described the pair as “being very affectionate” and noted that Abedin “had a noticeable baby bump while wearing...
  • Weiner House seat will be a 'hot' one (Sept. 13 special election)

    07/07/2011 1:58:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Weiner House seat will be a 'hot' oneBy CARL CAMPANILE and SALLY GOLDENBERG Last Updated: 1:50 AM, July 7, 2011 Two state lawmakers have emerged as the front-runners in the backroom battle to be tabbed as the Democratic candidate to replace disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner -- but they were also warned this week not to get too comfortable in the seat if they win. Queens Democratic leader Joe Crowley, who will pick the party's nominee for the Sept. 13 special election, is anxious to carve up Weiner's former territory when state lawmakers redraw district lines in 2012 to reduce...
  • Former Congresswoman Holtzman interested in Weiner's seat

    07/05/2011 5:53:48 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    reuters ^ | July 5, 2011 | Jonathan Allen
    (Reuters) - Former Representative Elizabeth Holtzman, who was the youngest woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Tuesday she is considering running for New York's Congressional seat left vacant by disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner. A special election has been called for September 13 to fill the seat from the ninth district, which encompasses parts of the city's Queens and Brooklyn boroughs.
  • Poll: Majority of Jewish Americans still solidly support President Obama

    07/05/2011 2:53:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/05/2011 | Tina Korbe
    After President Barack Obama revealed the suspect status of his support for Israel — and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wowed crowds with a sternly-worded address to a special joint session of Congress — some speculated Jewish American support for Obama would wane. But a new Gallup poll out yesterday shows a large majority still approve of the president. Jewish Americans gave President Barack Obama a 60% job approval rating in June, down from 68% in May, but statistically unchanged from 64% in April. Thirty-two percent of U.S. Jews now disapprove of the job Obama is doing, similar to their...
  • White House holding first ever Twitter town hall

    07/02/2011 9:09:38 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | June 30 2011 | Rachel Weiner
    President Obama will host the first White House Twitter town hall next week, an event announced today on (of course) Twitter. On July 6, the president will answer questions tweeted to #AskObama live from the White House via webcast. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey will moderate, and Twitter will use its own curation methods to choose the questions. Some portion of the live audience will be drawn from the 2.25 million people who follow @whitehouse — making the event not just a townhall but a ‘Tweetup.’ Those visitors won’t ask in-person questions, but White House Director of New Media Macon Phillips...
  • Huma Abedin taking time off from Weiner, job

    06/30/2011 8:43:56 AM PDT · by BAW · 54 replies · 1+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 30, 2011 | JENNIFER GOULD KEIL
    Anthony Weiner's wife is taking time off from her senior job with the State Department -- as well as time off from the randy former representative, The Post has learned. While Weiner, 46, heads to an "intensive" rehab program to recover from the sexting scandal that cost him his congressional career, his 35-year-old spouse, Huma Abedin, will be relaxing at an undisclosed location. "She is definitely taking time off away from her husband and chilling," a source said. "And he's going some place for at least a couple of weeks."
  • Actually, Politicians Cheating on their Wives Does Matter

    06/29/2011 8:08:14 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-29-11 | Brother Bob
    Clockwise from top left, Representative Anthony Weiner of New York, former Gov. James McGreevey of New Jersey, former Gov. Eliot Spitzer of New York, former Representative Eric J. Massa of New York, President Bill Clinton and former Senator John Ensign of Nevada. The recent Anthony Weiner scandals brought back that old specter of whether or not politicians cheating on their wives should matter. We got to have rehashed the tales of Clinton, Gingrich, Edwards, Ted Kennedy, and now of course, Weiner. There are however, two angles that overall seem to have fallen under everyone's radar. When I first moved to...
  • Weiner horning in on successor race,Now eyeing role as kingmaker

    06/28/2011 5:53:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6-28-11 | SALLY GOLDENBERG and JOSH MARGOLIN
    His ego has no bounds. In a dazzling display of arrogance, disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner is trying to insert himself back into politics -- calling power brokers and would-be candidates for his old seat, hoping they'll let him play a role in choosing his own successor, The Post has learned. Weiner, who became a national dirty joke after he was caught sexting young women, now wants to be a kingmaker. He was a leading candidate for the 2013 race to replace Mayor Bloomberg until his political downfall earlier this month, though his fund-raising account still is bulging.
  • Disgraced former pol Anthony Weiner, 'miserable' wife Huma Abedin spotted dining in Chelsea

    06/25/2011 8:02:20 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 50 replies
    They shared pasta but not much conversation. Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, were spotted dining at La Bottega in Chelsea's Maritime Hotel on Saturday - but she "looked miserable," according to a witness. The couple were sharing a plain pizza, a salad and pasta but spent most of the meal chained to their cell phones, said the witness. They were both sporting wedding rings. "No one was really positive that it was him, but then we saw the name on the credit card and we were like, 'Wow, it's really him,' " said a waiter...
  • Kincaid: Is the FBI Investigating Obama?

    06/25/2011 8:43:09 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 85 replies
    GOPUSA.com ^ | June 23, 2011 | Cliff Kincaid
    In a front page story about a major FBI terrorism investigation, The Washington Post has reported that the targets include “Chicagoans who crossed paths with Obama when he was a young state senator and some who have been active in labor unions that supported his political rise.” The implication is that the trail could lead to the White House. This is an unusual investigation that does not primarily involve Islamists. Instead, it is focused on elements of the old international communist networks that many people mistakenly thought had faded away with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Those under investigation...
  • Libertarian John Humphreys Defends Disgraced Weiner

    06/25/2011 7:37:07 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 8 replies
    Weekend Libertarian ^ | June 26, 2011 | B.P. Terpstra
    Here’s the thing: I’m not particularly interested in what politicians do in their private lives. But if you make a public commitment to your wife and then ask people to keep out of your “private life” you’re sending mixed-messages. So when John Humphreys, the founder of the Australian Libertarian Society defended America’s sleazy Democrat, Anthony Weiner, in Defending the indefensible, my response was clear: I don’t care if he posed for Playgirl – that’s not the issue. If you cheat on your wife, the likelihood of cheating on people you don’t know is very high indeed, according to my reading...
  • Picture of the Day: The New Sign Outside Weiner's Old Office

    06/24/2011 5:06:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 6/24/11 | Chris Good
    <p>Anthony Weiner officially resigned from the House of Representatives this week, and today his name has disappeared from the wall outside his former office. This sign now adorns office 2104 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill.</p> <p>Weiner represented New York's Ninth Congressional District, but history is sometimes blurred by time, and Weiner was, at least as of this photo's snapping, remembered as having represented the "Nineth" district instead. We hope the typo has been corrected, especially since red pen may not show up so well on the dark brown sign.</p>
  • Anthony Weiner: Loathes Jewish women?

    06/23/2011 8:47:52 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 33 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2011 | Eric Golub
    LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2011 — Apparently the Weiner dog does not like his kosher. Anthony Weiner has actually managed to add a new layer to an already tawdry sex scandal. This is not about him marrying a South Asian woman of Pakistan-Indian parentage. Many Jewish people disagree with intermarriage for cultural reasons, but he fell in love and that is his business. However, it is being reported that he has been caught making comments that are vile and defamatory toward Jewish women. If he were not Jewish, they would be considered anti-Semitic. Since he is Jewish, he will be...
  • Anthony Weiner-converted-to-Islam (in secret) meme spreads

    06/22/2011 5:08:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 79 replies
    Salon ^ | 6/21/11 | Justin Elliott
    Anthony Weiner-converted-to-Islam meme spreadsA prominent right-wing Islam expert believes the Jewish congressman "most likely" converted in secret By Justin Elliott Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 18:34 ET This interview with Robert Spencer, the go-to Islam expert for the right wing, offers a taste of the worldview of the Shariah fear-mongering set: Frontpage: I would like to talk to you today about Anthony Weiner’s marriage to his Muslim Brotherhood wife, Huma Abedin. How is it exactly that a Muslim woman connected to the Muslim Brotherhood is married to a Jewish man? Something is not fitting here, right? Spencer: Jamie, Islamic law prohibits...
  • Abedin/Weiner: A Marriage Made by Hillary Clinton and the Muslim Brotherhood?

    06/21/2011 10:48:31 PM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 19 replies
    Frontpage ^ | June 21 2011 | Jamie Glazov
    Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Robert Spencer, the director of Jihad Watch and the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. Frontpage: Robert Spencer, welcome to Frontpage Interview. I would like to talk to you today about Anthony Weiner’s marriage to his Muslim Brotherhood wife, Huma Abedin. How is it exactly that a Muslim woman connected to the Muslim Brotherhood is married to a Jewish man? Something is not fitting here, right? Spencer: Jamie, Islamic law prohibits a Muslim woman from marrying a non-Muslim man. A...
  • Anthony Weiner's Celebrity Look-Alike

    06/21/2011 1:15:33 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-21-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Even though he's out now, this guy is the gift that keeps giving. With a little embellishment I provided a hint for the identity of his doppleganger... If you're not a child of the 90's and have no clue then check out the answer at Death by 1000 Papercuts. If you still don't know you might actually be better off for it.
  • Weiner’s gone; we need answers from Hillary: what did she know about Huma and when did she know?

    When Anthony Weiner resigned few observers over 12 years old believed he was doing so because it was "the right thing to do" as taught to him by his typical liberal Democrat parents. Liberal Democrats are not hard wired to do things for any greater good save for that of the Democrat Party. Those who watched his "pro forma" apology and resignation last week suspected there was more to the story and he was falling on his sword to hide something. That something now seems to be emerging and it is more hideous and alarming than we could have imagined:...
  • The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    06/21/2011 12:19:43 AM PDT · by abigail2 · 5 replies
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  • With Letter, Weiner Makes Resignation Official

    06/20/2011 1:42:26 PM PDT · by BoringGuy · 25 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 6/20/2011 | Devlin Barrett
    Disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner submitted his formal resignation letter Monday, saying he will no longer be a member of Congress starting Tuesday.
  • The Jilting of Hefner

    06/20/2011 12:37:48 PM PDT · by rhema · 30 replies · 1+ views
    In the midst of last week’s installments of the Anthony Weiner saga -- rehab, further revelations, resignation -- another minor media episode played itself out, a little less spectacularly, on the televised stage: Five days before the ceremony, Miss Crystal Harris bailed out on her planned wedding to Mr. Hugh Hefner. Everybody knows Hugh Hefner, of course: the founder of Playboy and professional bon vivant whose swinging bachelor lifestyle has been a staple of American pop culture since the Eisenhower era. But who is Crystal Harris? She turns out to be a 25-year-old ex-Playmate and aspiring singer -- whose plans...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood and Weiner

    06/20/2011 11:14:14 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 4 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 20, 2011 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    Far more disturbing than the salacious details of Weiner's dalliances is the fact that apparently his mother-in-law is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Furthermore, Huma Abedin's brother, Hassan, "is listed as a fellow and partner with a number of Muslim Brotherhood members." Hassan works at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) at Oxford University. The Egyptian Al-Azhar University, well-known for a curriculum that encourages extremism and terrorism, is active in establishing links with OCIS. How is it that the Western media, with its hourly analyses of Weiner, missed this salient point, yet Arab news sources revealed this connection?...
  • Hold it! Weiner not gone (Weiner has NOT resigned)

    06/20/2011 10:23:32 AM PDT · by NowApproachingMidnight · 44 replies
    NYPost ^ | 6/20/11 | S.A. MILLER and ALEXIS JEFFRIES
    Congress waited for Anthony Weiner to say he's leaving -- and now it's waiting for him to clean out his desk.
  • Are there holes in Weiner's tax returns? (Huma feels 'hopelessly trapped' in their marriage')

    06/20/2011 6:44:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/20/11
    Are there holes in Weiner's tax returns? Shamed former congressman faces fresh accusations, as rumours spread that pregnant wife Huma feels 'hopelessly trapped' in their marriage' * 'Big bulge in Weiner's tax deductions,' it is claimed * Huma Abedin's family and friends said to be quietly furious with Weiner * Weiner spotted singing love songs in Long Island grocery store as couple shop * Weiner could draw on pensions and benefits worth more than $1m in his lifetime * Washington pundits say he is already planning comeback * Sources say he may even run for his seat again in special...
  • Odd bulge in Weiner tax form (sexting Congressman a tax cheat?)

    06/19/2011 3:54:56 AM PDT · by Liz · 42 replies
    ......disgraced ex-Cong Weiner's 2010 tax return shows $40,521 in unspecified itemized deductions on income of $156,117. The deductions appeared to include more than the standard write-offs......his campaign finance reports list his Forest Hills home as his campaign committee address but rents office space in Manhattan.
  • Caption this Photo (Clinton, Weiner, Sharpton)

  • Congressman Anthony Weiner in NY Gay Pride Parade (video)

    06/19/2011 7:27:09 AM PDT · by massmike · 19 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 06/19/2011 | n/a
    In his element at New York Gay Pride -- June 29, 2008.
  • Weiner Gets A Grip On Reality

    06/18/2011 10:05:17 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 19 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-11 | Skookum
    Hillary views Huma "As A Daughter" Yea Right! Is Weiner's ignoble retirement a Conservative victory? No, not really, it is a victory for traditional American values. Weiner is a borderline pervert, who will either straighten up his life or fall deeper into more dangerous perversions, for his sake, I hope he gets ahold of himself before it is too late. We as Americans have a share in the shame of his lying and false criminal accusations, because we have been lenient in dealing with lies and corruption from our leaders in Washington. Even now, Weiner will have an attractive retirement...
  • Keith Olbermann hints at Anthony Weiner talk show on Al Gore's (/Olbermann's) network

    06/18/2011 7:49:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    CBS News ^ | 6/17/11 | Corbett B. Daly
    Keith Olbermann hints at Anthony Weiner talk show on Al Gore's networkBy Corbett B. Daly June 17, 2011 6:14 PM That was fast. Within hours after Anthony Weiner announced his resignation from Congress, former MSNBC gabber Keith Olbermann suggested he may hire the soon-to-be-former New York lawmaker for a talk show on former Vice President Al Gore's fledgling television network, Current TV. Olbermann, appearing on comedian Jimmy Fallon's late night television program Thursday night, was asked how long he thinks it would be before rival network CNN created a show for Weiner. "Well, you know, I've got a nine o'clock...
  • Wiener's Resignation, the Real Reason

    06/17/2011 5:40:52 PM PDT · by Radtechtravel · 34 replies
    Facebook ^ | 6/17/11 | J. T. Johnson
    What was the final event that sprang upon Anthony Weiner his Epiphany: his days were over as a US House of Representatives E-flasher of unsuspecting American girls? When did the fog of surrealism finally clear from his twisted, addle pated, twisted--did I once already say, “twisted”? True that, ‘twas twice twisted-- brain? ...
  • Weiner's sense of Huma returns on LI getaway

    06/17/2011 2:23:23 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | 6/17/11 | Jennifer Fermino and Emily Smith
    Anthony Weiner stood alone as he closed the book on his scandal-stained political career -- but he walked off into the sunset with his humiliated wife yesterday. Less than three hours after the disgraced Dem was forced to resign from the House, he was seen with his pregnant wife, Huma Abedin, in the aisles of the King Kullen supermarket in Manorville, LI, as if the sexting scandal never happened.
  • Amid scandal, US Republican Weiner to step down (Actual Reuters Headline)

    06/17/2011 9:56:34 AM PDT · by PhilosopherStone1000 · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Roto-Reuters ^ | 06/17/2011 | Reuters
    Not worth posting the story. The title is the main thing. Roto-Reuters not even pretending to be unbiased anymore. And can we get a Topic listing for "MSM Bias"?
  • Vote For Your Favorite Front Page Which Weiner Page 1 is your favorite?

    06/17/2011 12:00:09 PM PDT · by nycteacher · 34 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 17, 2011 | NY Post
    Vote For Your Favorite Front Page Which Weiner Page 1 is your favorite? http://www.nypost.com/d/weiner/covers_vote.htm
  • Has Weiner sold his silence and stopped further investigation in return for a “golden parachute”?

    06/17/2011 10:43:36 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 16 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | June 17, 2011 | Charles Galbraith, staff writer
    “People wonder what took Anthony Weiner so long to decide to resign. What was holding him up? I suspect we have all been systematically handled and schmoozed by the Democrat P.R. machine, folks. His resignation press conference, for which he was unapologetically very late, just underscored his hubris and contempt…...” Since the Left long benefited from Weiner’s attack-dog services, this nasty little cuss was not about to let them kick him out of the House just because he crapped on Hillary’s precious carpet. And the Clinton’s knew Weiner would bite the hand that fed him; that’s the nature of this...
  • Did You Hear Weiner May Challenge Obama For President?

    06/17/2011 10:27:00 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 14 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-17-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    He's going to make Attorney General Eric Holder his running mate.... My friend Greg over at Modern Conservative (full disclosure, I contribute there) emailed me the idea. So a HUGE h/t to him! It's a little small, so click the image to see the full-size version (the sticker...not...you know...).
  • Sarah Palin: Anthony Weiner Was ‘Going To Be Rendered Impotent’

    06/17/2011 8:44:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 6/17/11
    Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin made an appearance on Judge Andrew Napolitano’s Freedom Watch to discuss the hoopla surrounding her emails (In a nutshell: Palin rightly points out that the entire situation was wildly dumb. In so many words.) She also took a moment to comment on Anthony Weiner’s scandal. Judge Napolitano asked Palin whether she thought Weiner’s constituents were “entitled to have a pervert representing them in Congress” if that is what they so choose. Palin said that people are indeed entitled to have “someone like Anthony Weiner” represent them, but that she has faith in the people of...
  • Woman who chatted with Weiner says has no regrets

    06/17/2011 7:12:50 AM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies · 1+ views
    AP/WSJ ^ | 6/17/11
    One of the women who had an online relationship with Congressman Anthony Weiner says she doesn't regret it. Traci Nobles, a cheerleading coach for a Christian organization in Athens, Ga., tells NBC's "Today" show she was flattered when Weiner befriended her on the Internet. Besides exchanging sexually-explicit emails, she says they traded music and talked about life in general. Asked if she's embarrassed, Nobles says, "It is what it is. ... There's nothing I could do about it at this point." But she says she doesn't regret anything.