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  • Dem GOTV Group Caught on Camera Endorsing Voter Fraud

    10/22/2014 1:11:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 22, 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    Mark Udall Advocates Condone Voter Fraud:"That’s Not Even Like Lying or Stealing"A top official at a Democratic get-out-the-vote outfit working to reelect Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo) appears to endorse voter fraud in a hidden camera video released on Wednesday. The video, released by conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe, shows Meredith Hicks, director of the political canvassing group Work for Progress, endorse the casting of fraudulent mail-in ballots for ineligible voters. “If they are not eligible to vote, and all these people are throwing out ballots, lets use those ballots to vote. So we can get as many votes as possible,”...
  • ‘Calibration error’ changes GOP votes to Dem in Illinois county

    10/22/2014 6:55:23 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 54 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 10/22/2014
    Dem in Illinois county Published October 22, 2014 watchdog.org Facebook0 Twitter0 Email Print CHICAGO — Early voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats
  • The Moral Failures of Eric Holder ... VDH

    09/29/2014 4:53:22 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 28 Sep 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Eric Holder’s left many baleful legacies: being censured by the House of Representatives; withholding subpoenaed documents, proving untruthful about a failed gun-walking caper in Mexico; failing to enforce laws on the books, from immigration to the elements of the Affordable Care Act; illegally billing the government for his own private use of a government Gulfstream jet; snooping on Associated Press reporters; giving de facto exemptions to renegade IRS politicos; and trying to create civilian trials for terrorist killers like KSM, one of the architects of the 9/11 attacks. But he will be known mostly for re-teaching Americans to think of...
  • Holder resigning as attorney general, official says

    09/25/2014 8:30:19 AM PDT · by ibheath · 60 replies
    foxnews ^ | 09/25/2014
    Attorney General Eric Holder plans to announce Thursday that he is resigning from the Obama administration, a Justice Department official confirmed to Fox News. The decision would cap a tumultuous six-year term for the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder is one of the few Cabinet officials to have stayed on since the beginning of the Obama presidency. The Justice official said Holder has agreed to remain on the job until his successor is confirmed. According to the official, Holder has discussed his plans with Obama on "multiple occasions" in recent months. "[He] finalized those plans in an hour-long conversation...
  • EPA wallows in corruption

    08/09/2014 5:32:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    Columbia Daily Tribune ^ | August 9, 2014 | By MICHELLE MALKIN
    The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is “protecting people and the environment.” In practice, however, EPA bureaucrats faithfully protect their own people and preserve the government’s cesspool of manipulation, cover-ups and cronyism. Just last month, Mark Levin and his vigilant Landmark Legal Foundation went to court to ask federal district Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the EPA “for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election.” The motion is part of a larger Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the EPA...
  • Company Cofounded by Paul Pelosi Jr. Charged with Securities Fraud

    07/17/2014 10:09:39 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 21 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 07-17-2014 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a company cofounded by Paul Pelosi Jr. with fraud on Wednesday after learning that two convicted criminals were running the business. Paul Pelosi Jr., the son of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), was the president and chief operating officer of Natural Blue Resources Inc., an investment company he cofounded that focuses on “environmentally-friendly” ventures.
  • Meet The Seven IRS Employees Whose Computers ‘Crashed’

    06/26/2014 9:28:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2014 | Patrick Howley
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is currently claiming that seven different IRS officials experienced computer crashes that erased their emails and made it impossible for the IRS to cooperate with congressional investigations into the IRS targeting matter. The wave of computer crashes apparently struck both Washington, D.C. — where Lois Lerner oversaw the agency’s Exempt Organizations division — and also Cincinnati, Ohio — where agents processed tax-exempt applications. The Federal Records Act requires IRS employees to save all of their emails pertaining to agency business and to also print those emails out in case they have a computer crash.
  • Report: Lois Lerner's Hard Drive Has Been "Thrown Away"

    06/19/2014 5:26:29 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 125 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/19/2014 | Katie Pavlich
    According to a report published late last night in POLITICO, the hard drive belonging to Lois Lerner where the IRS claims her emails to outside agencies and groups like the White House, Department of Justice, FEC, Democrat members of Congress, etc. were stored has been...destroyed. Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never be found, according to multiple sources. “We’ve been informed that the hard drive has been thrown away,” Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the top Republican on the...
  • Ex-Charlotte mayor to plead in corruption case

    06/02/2014 6:29:50 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 10 replies
    foxnews.com/A ^ | 6/2/2014
    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was expected to plead guilty Tuesday in a corruption case after an FBI sting recorded him accepting thousands of dollars in cash and airline tickets from undercover agents posing as businessmen, according to court documents. Cannon agreed to plead guilty to a single count of honest services wire fraud, which carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to documents filed Monday at U.S. District Court. Cannon was set to appear Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Cayer. Cannon, 47, was arrested March 26 and the Democrat resigned...
  • After conviction, Ray Nagin must forfeit $500K

    05/27/2014 8:55:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 27, 5:14 PM EDT
    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will have to pay the government more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction on bribery and other charges, a federal judge said Tuesday. Nagin was convicted in February on 20 counts including bribery, fraud, money laundering and conspiracy during his two terms as mayor. The Democrat served from 2002 to 2010 and was known his impassioned pleas for help for the city after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. …
  • Shock Transcript: IL Senate Linked Obama with Corrupt Blagojevich Ally; Called Him Obama’s “Mentor”

    05/04/2014 5:22:09 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 10 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/4/14 | Aurelius
    In a previously unpublicized transcript from 2004, the Illinois State Senate specifically linked then US Senator-Elect Barack Obama with corrupt politician and Rod Blagojevich ally Emil Jones Jr. More than simply connecting the two, the transcript specifically calls Jones Mr. Obama's "mentor" and his "political godfather." The transcript was written on November 8, 2004, soon after Mr. Obama was elected to the United States Senate. Ironically, the subject of the section in which the soon-to-be Senator was linked to Jones was written in praise of Mr. Obama. The quote comes from Senate Resolution 716, which was in place to congratulate...
  • Democrat Senator Forced To Resign, Facing Jail Over What Police Found On His Computer

    04/29/2014 11:39:07 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 15 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | Apr 29, 2014 | B. Christopher Agee
    Last month, Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham announced his immediate resignation from the position. Though he said at the time his decision was based on health concerns, his recent arrest cast doubt on the actual reason behind the Democrat’s move. The 66-year-old had state-owned computers seized by federal authorities just before his resignation; and along with evidence found on his personal computers, officials prepared multiple charges related to child pornography and allegations of sexual abuse.
  • Former Girl Scout CEO pleads guilty to embezzlement (VA)

    04/22/2014 12:18:54 PM PDT · by EDINVA · 16 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 04/21/2014 | Bill McKelway
    Carne, 62, pleaded guilty to a single count of embezzlement Monday in Hanover Circuit Court and faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced in July.
  • Northwest Indiana mayor, wife and stepdaughter indicted (party never mentioned)

    04/20/2014 3:44:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/17/14 | Andy Grimm
    In the small town of Lake Station, Ind., the news that the mayor, his wife and stepdaughter have been indicted on federal corruption charges this week came as little surprise. Residents in Lake Station, one of many working-class towns that fringe the northwest Indiana industrial centers of Gary and Hammond, have seen FBI agents leaving the town hall several times in recent years. On Thursday, Keith Soderquist and his wife and personal secretary, Deborah, were in federal court in Hammond to face charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, after allegedly using money from Soderquist’s campaign fund and...
  • Nevada ranch standoff could leave dirt on Harry Reid’s reputation

    04/13/2014 6:13:17 PM PDT · by maggief · 82 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 13, 2014 | Valerie Richardson
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said little as federal agents seized and then released cattle last week from the Bundy ranch, but there is little doubt that the highly charged episode was threatening to become a political headache for the Nevada Democrat. The Bureau of Land Management is headed by former longtime Reid aide Neil Kornze, who was confirmed by the Senate as BLM director on Tuesday, just as federal authorities descended on the cattle ranch outside Mesquite, Nev.
  • EDITORIAL: North Carolina answers Democrats’ question ‘What vote fraud?’

    04/13/2014 5:52:15 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 42 replies
    It’s an article of the faith of the Democrats that voter fraud is nothing to worry about because it never happens. Kim Strach, the North Carolina director of elections, has living proof — and some dead proof — otherwise. She has identified 35,750 persons who voted in North Carolina sharing a name, birth date and Social Security number with someone who voted in another state in 2012. Another 81 North Carolinians voted after they died. Ghosts have no constitutional rights, not yet, but Barack Obama and the Democrats think rigor mortis need not keep voters from practicing good citizenship. President...
  • Shocking Allegations Show Harry Reid, Chinese Company Behind Nevada Ranch Standoff

    04/13/2014 7:37:27 AM PDT · by yoe · 98 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | April 2014 | B. Christopher Agee
    The ranch, which has been in Cliven Bundy’s family for more than a century, is ground zero for a growing showdown between federal authorities and individual rights activists.VideoAs a family in Clark County, Nev. continues to face an onslaught of heavily armed federal agents determined to kick them off of their ranch, reports have surfaced that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid might be behind the entire ordeal. The ranch, which has been in Cliven Bundy’s family for more than a century, is ground zero for a growing showdown between federal authorities and individual rights activists. Despite attempting to silence protesters...
  • Harvey Whittemore Convicted Of Making Illegal Campaign Contributions To Harry Reid

    04/11/2014 1:07:54 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 5/29/2013 | By SCOTT SONNER
    RENO, Nev. — A Nevada powerbroker who headed a billion-dollar real estate company and pulled the strings of state politics as a prominent lobbyist for more than a decade was convicted Wednesday of making illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Sen. Harry Reid. Harvey Whittemore, 59, could face up to 15 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after a federal jury returned guilty verdicts on three counts tied to nearly $150,000 illegally funneled to Reid's re-election campaign in 2007. Later in the day, U.S. District Judge Larry Hicks declared a mistrial on a count of lying...
  • GOP senator: Administration 'cooking the books' on ObamaCare enrollment

    03/30/2014 9:07:50 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 30, 2014 | Bernie Becker
    Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that the Obama administration was “cooking the books” on enrollment figures for ObamaCare. ADVERTISEMENT Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Barrasso said he wasn’t persuaded by statistics that said that more than six million people had signed up for insurance under the healthcare law.
  • Charlotte mayor arrested just SIX MONTHS into job for allegedly taking $50,000 in bribes

    03/27/2014 7:28:20 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 41 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | March 27, 2014 | Associated Press
    Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested Wednesday and accused of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city. Mayor Patrick Cannon, a 47-year-old Democrat who rose from the city's public housing projects to become a successful businessman and politician, faces federal theft and bribery charges. Cannon accepted more than $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, a hotel room and the use of a luxury apartment as bribes and solicited more than $1 million more, according to a criminal complaint....
  • Darrell Issa demands documents on White House political office

    03/19/2014 9:02:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    the washingon examiner ^ | 3/19/14 | Meghashyam Mali
    House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is pressing the White House to provide documents for his probe into potential Hatch Act violations. In a letter Tuesday to White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, Issa raised questions about whether the White House political office is improperly using taxpayer money to promote Democratic party and its candidates. Issa asked McDonough to "produce all documents and communications, including e-mails, related or referring to the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach or the reopening of the Office of Political Affairs, as soon as possible, but by no later than noon on April...
  • PA Democrats Took Bribes to Oppose Voter ID: Where is Eric Holder?

    03/19/2014 8:29:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 03/19/2014 | J. Christian Adams
    Pennsylvania Democrats were caught on surveillance tape reportedly accepting cash bribes in return for opposing Voter ID in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Gifts of Tiffany’s jewelry were also given to Democrat legislators from Philadelphia, reportedly in exchange for “NO” votes on a Pennsylvania Voter ID bill that passed in 2012.Despite this evidence, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has not charged any officials. Kane is a Democrat.Kane’s excuse for her inaction? Racism: some of the legislators caught on tape accepting bribes were black Democrats from Philadelphia. From the Philadelphia Inquirer: In a statement to The Inquirer on Friday, Kane called the...
  • 13 Democrats Charged with Embezzling Millions from Charity

    03/11/2014 3:38:36 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 31 replies
    Eagle Rising ^ | 10 March 2014 | Onan Coca
    Leave it to the sleazy down-home Democrats of the Midwest to steal more than $16 Million from various charities, including one for those suffering from AIDS. Also not so surprising, several of the scammers have ties to President Barack Obama, including one who happens to be related to President Obama’s friend and former pastor Jeremiah “God Damn America” Wright. The U.S. attorney’s office in Springfield has been busy the past few years investigating a variety of fraud schemes involving state grants. Thirteen people have been charged so far, six who have pleaded guilty. Two of them have ties to President...
  • Dinesh D’Souza Tells Hannity Indictment Could Be ‘Payback’ for Anti-Obama Film

    03/11/2014 10:03:10 AM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | February 1, 2014 | Matt Wilstein
    Dinesh D’Souza, the conservative commentator and filmmaker who was indicted last month on charges of campaign finance fraud spoke out for the first time about his legal troubles on Fox’s Hannity Friday night. His defenders have spent the last few weeks wondering aloud whether D’Souza’s indictment was some kind of retribution from the Obama Administration for his film, 2016: Obama’s America, but now it was his turn. “Now, remember,” Hannity said before introducing D’Souza, “his indictment comes after the IRS harassed conservative groups last year and after the disgraced tax agency recently placed extra scrutiny on a group of conservatives...
  • Jeremiah Wright's Daughter Convicted of Fraud

    03/08/2014 5:06:25 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 28 replies
    Jeremiah Wright's Daughter Convicted of Fraud On Friday, a federal jury took less than two hours to convict the daughter of President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of fraud. Jeri Wright was found guilty of a fraud scheme that siphoned thousands of taxpayer dollars intended for a not-for-profit work and education program known as We Are Our Brother's Keeper. Prosecutor Timothy Bass said Jeri Wright lied "over and over" and went on a "spending spree" that included traveling to Las Vegas, buying vehicles, and remodeling her basement with cash from the money laundering scheme. She was found guilty...
  • Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies at Wednesday’s oversight hearing

    03/04/2014 1:06:01 PM PST · by servo1969 · 181 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4-4-2014 | Patrick Howley
    Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies openly before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday, according to her attorney. House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa announced Sunday that Lerner will testify at Wednesday’s hearing, but Lerner’s attorney Bill Taylor said that Lerner will seek to continue invoking her Fifth Amendment rights and will also seek a one-week delay of her testimony. Oversight members are reportedly open to granting Lerner a one-week delay if she petitions for one in person at Wednesday’s hearing. The delay would allow Lerner’s lawyers to continue negotiating for immunity, which they...
  • Disgraced Democratic congressman arrested in Zimbabwe after allegedly making 100 porno films

    02/18/2014 8:11:03 AM PST · by GilGil · 46 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 02/18/2014 | AVID MARTOSKO
    Former Illinois Democratic Rep. Mel Reynolds was arrested Monday in Zimbabwe after police learned that he was making pornographic films in hotels where he had accumulated $24,500 in unpaid bills, and that he had overstayed his visa by two months.
  • Former Warner Music exec allegedy embezzled over $1M (major Obama bundler)

    02/05/2014 8:17:32 AM PST · by Liz · 18 replies
    NY POST ^ | 2/4/14 | REBECCA ROSENBERG
    A top Hollywood fund-raiser embezzled more than $1 million from her employer---the Warner Music record label.....one of several “2012 Hollywood power women” touted for their clout in fund-raising for Pres Obama’s re-election... pulling in between $200,000 and $500,000 for Obama. Danielle Smith, 45, flew from California and turned herself in at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. She was arraigned on charges of first-degree grand larceny. The California-based national director for Warner Music, allegedly racked up $1.3M in unauthorized charges. Her duties at Warner Music, HDQ'ed in Manhattan, included scouting and signing artists, arranging travel and lodging. But Smith also funded...
  • Dinesh D’Souza’s Indictment and Double Standards

    02/01/2014 7:45:36 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 02/01/2014 | Matthew Vadum
    The Obama administration’s indictment of critic Dinesh D’Souza on campaign finance law violations is a reminder that it’s dangerous to be in the opposition when the president is a lawless strongman who knows the media will protect him no matter what. Democratic malefactors remained at large on Friday as D’Souza pleaded not guilty to charges that he directed two individuals to each make $10,000 donations to the campaign of Wendy Long, an unsuccessful Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, on the understanding he would reimburse them, which he did not long after.The court in New York reportedly imposed unusually tough...
  • 7 steps that'll land Obama in jail

    01/01/2014 12:57:03 PM PST · by iontheball · 50 replies
    WND ^ | December 31, 2013 | Lord Monckton
    In the House, there are probably enough votes to bring forward a bill to impeach Mr. Obama. Taking advantage of having gotten away with riding roughshod over the Constitution with his Donald Duck “birth certificate,” he has bypassed a largely supine Congress time and again, from Benghazi to Soetero”care” to the tyrannical legislative powers wielded by the sinister, out-of-control EPA in flagrant defiance of Article I, Section 1, of the Constitution.
  • (Rochester NY) Mayor-Elect Warren Reveals Husband’s Criminal Record

    01/01/2014 6:59:31 AM PST · by Third Person · 34 replies
    YNN NY State of Politics ^ | December 31, 2013 | Staff
    Just hours before her swearing in as Rochester’s first woman mayor, Lovely Warren released a statement regarding the criminal history of her husband, Timothy Granison, when he was a teenager. Warren said her statement came in response to a question posed today by a reporter about her husband’s past. She said in 1997, when Granison was 17 years old, he was “was involved in a situation instigated by other youth that resulted in an encounter with the criminal justice system.” “Because of his age and the nature of the alleged offense, he was adjudicated a youthful offender,” Warren said. “The...
  • Jail survey: 7 in 10 felons register as Democrats

    01/01/2014 4:44:32 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1-1-14 | Paul Bedard
    A new study of how criminals vote found that most convicts register Democratic, a key reason in why liberal lawmakers and governors are eager for them to get back into the voting booth after their release. “Democrats would benefit from additional ex-felon participation,” said the authoritative study in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The authors, professors from the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University, found that in some states, felons register Democratic by more than six-to-one. In New York, for example, 61.5 percent of convicts are Democrats, just 9 percent Republican. They also cited...
  • Articles of Impeachment to be filed against Eric Holder

    11/18/2013 9:00:04 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/18/13 | George Spelvin
    Articles of Impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder are being filed in the midst of the fog of the Obamacare Wars, proving that the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives can both walk and chew gum at the same time. Creating legislation to mitigate the trauma of millions of Americans literally being destroyed by the disaster known as Obamacare while they pursue the Holder case will test the will of our intrepid GOP legislators. Are they going to be up to the challenge? After all, they will most probably meet the stone wall of the Harry Reid dominated, Democrat Senate...
  • GOP members seek to impeach Holder

    11/14/2013 5:52:41 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    November 14, 2013, 08:08 am GOP members seek to impeach Holder By Mario Trujillo A group of Republican Congressman led by Rep. Pete Olson (Texas) is slated to introduce articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday. Olson argued that Holder has continued to disregard the rule of law after the House voted to hold him in contempt last year. “This was not a decision that I made lightly,” Olson said in a statement. “Since the House voted in 2012 to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt, the pattern of disregard for the rule of law and...
  • How Obama went from bulls–t to dishonesty

    11/03/2013 8:26:11 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies
    <p>How Americans see President Obama changed in an important way this week. It’s because there is a huge difference between lies and bulls – - t.</p> <p>Obama says a lot of things that are not true, even nonsensical. But it’s easy to shrug off most of these, because they aren’t really lies. They’re just bulls – - t.</p>
  • Jackson Jr. to sell D.C. home; auction of furs cancelled (off to the big house next month)

    10/25/2013 2:50:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/25/13 | Katherine Skiba
    WASHINGTON -- Congressman-turned-convicted-felon Jesse Jackson Jr. will sell his town house in the nation’s capital to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture he owes, according to a court filing today. Jackson, 48, a Chicago Democrat who quit Congress last November, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Aug. 14 after using $750,000 in campaign cash on a Rolex watch, furs, vacations, celebrity memorabilia, mounted elk heads and other whims. He has not yet reported to prison, but is expected to do so shortly, a federal Bureau of Prisons official said.
  • Bill Clinton to campaign with McAuliffe Wednesday in Roanoke

    10/24/2013 1:06:35 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 12 replies
    Former President Bill Clinton will stop in Roanoke next week to campaign with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. Clinton and McAuliffe will appear at Charter Hall in the Roanoke City Market Building at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from McAuliffe’s campaign. The Roanoke stop has been added to a multi-day, statewide McAuliffe campaign swing with the former president. Their itinerary includes a Monday campaign stop at Virginia Tech. Tickets for the Roanoke event are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Democratic Party’s office at 813 Franklin Road.
  • Maryland Attorney General/Gubernatorial Candidate Ordered Troopers to Break Traffic Laws

    10/15/2013 3:57:11 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    http://downtrend.com ^ | october 14, 2013 | James Daniels
    According to The Washington Post, Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler regularly ordered state troopers who were assigned to chauffer him around to turn their lights and sirens on while en route to routine appointments. He also directed them to bypass traffic by using the shoulder, run red lights and speed. Some troopers actually refused to comply. But, the Attorney General wouldn’t let a simple thing like the law get in his way. As noted in the story, Gansler simply turned on the lights and sirens on his own in many cases and took the wheel in others. He even...
  • WaPo: Say, Terry McAuliffe Struggles with Telling the Truth, Huh?

    10/11/2013 10:25:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2013 | Daniel Doherty
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) may be a slick politician and perhaps the next governor of Virginia, but that isn’t stopping the Washington Post from musing about his reputation as an embellisher and exaggerator on the campaign trail. Case in point: It’s a standard nugget in Terry McAuliffe’s stump speech, a tale of government procurement gone so bad that $800 taxpayer-funded chairs blocked the careers of 100 would-be nursing students. Very little of it is true. Here’s how the Democratic candidate for governor has been telling it: McAuliffe met a college president who grumbled about having to buy campus...
  • Ex-Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption (Kwame the K)

    10/10/2013 10:58:13 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10/10/2013
    <p>Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.</p> <p>Kilpatrick, who served as mayor from 2002 until fall 2008, fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the country in private planes and even strong-armed his campaign fundraiser for stacks of cash hidden in her bra, according to evidence at trial.</p>
  • What Jesse Jackson Jr. meant to politics

    08/15/2013 12:04:17 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug 15, 2013 | Sean Sullivan
    Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in federal prison Wednesday, the closing chapter in the story of a pol who rapidly ascended the political ladder only to fall quickly and dramatically from public grace. His story is a reminder of how quickly everything can come crashing down in politics. And the bigger you are, the harder you fall. It wasn’t that long ago that the political world was abuzz with chatter about the heights that Jackson might reach in his career. He is, after all, the son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, a civil rights icon. And...
  • McAuliffe associate removes car claim from Web; no record of Defense Department approval

    08/07/2013 8:03:57 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 20 replies
    -The Washington Times ^ | David Sherfinski
    A firm funding the car company founded by Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe has claimed on its website for months that its MyCar electric vehicle had been approved by the Defense Department “for U.S. military installations worldwide” — but government officials say they have no record of such an approval. The Washington Times searched a database of companies and contractors with business before the federal government and found no mentions of GreenTech Automotive or its MyCar two-seat vehicle. Government officials, too, found no evidence that GreenTech had been approved by the Defense Department to be a listed supplier for military...
  • McAuliffe to Supporters: Tell TV Stations Not to Air 'Fast Terry' Documentary

    08/06/2013 6:24:48 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 23 replies
    On Monday, Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe's campaign launched an online campaign to pressure television stations across Virginia to not air "Fast Terry,"a documentary Citizens United has said was the "movie Terry McAuliffe does not want you to see." As Breitbart News reported, progressives in Virginia, in addition to state Democrats who already rejected McAuliffe once as their party's standard bearer in 2009, are worried that the film will permanently define McAuliffe as a heartless plutocrat who stiffed working class Virginians of all races. The film, which details McAuliffe's questionable business dealings and how he promised to build an electric...
  • BROWARD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CLERKS OFFICE DISPLAYING “OBAMA 2012&#8243; BUMPER STICKER

    08/06/2013 5:19:52 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 12 replies
    WATCHDOGWIRE – FLORIDA ^ | August 5, 2013 | Ruth Roman
    Filing papers at the Circuit County Clerk’s Office can be a boring, and tedious task, but one young attorney, Thais Alvarez, observed something quite out of the ordinary that made that day’s filing anything but mundane. What sparked her interest was an elect “Obama 2012” bumper sticker, clearly visible hanging on the wall behind the protective glass window in bold view. The election had long passed. Ms. Alvarez wanted to know why the Circuit Clerk’s Office of Broward County, Florida was allowing an employee to display their personal political bumper sticker?
  • 10th woman comes forward to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of harassment

    08/04/2013 12:47:41 AM PDT · by South40 · 17 replies
    10News.com ^ | 8/4/2013 | John Carroll
    SAN DIEGO - A 10th woman has come forward to 10News to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment.
  • The Lawless President

    07/10/2013 8:20:09 AM PDT · by safetysign · 26 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 0710/2013 | Peter Ferrara
    It’s not so much that he thinks he’s above the law as that he thinks he is the law. The duties of the President of the United States are spelled out in Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, which states, inter alia, that the President “shall take Care that the laws be faithfully executed.” As Stanford Law Professor and former federal judge Michael McConnell explained in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, “This is a duty, not a discretionary power. While the president does have substantial discretion about how to enforce a law, he has no discretion about whether to do...
  • Ohio Democrat and Obama Supporter Melowese Richardson Convicted of Felony Voter Fraud

    05/28/2013 8:28:06 PM PDT · by grundle · 21 replies
    Getaway Pundit ^ | May 28, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Democrat Melowese Richardson candidly admitted to Cincinnati’s Channel 9 in February that she voted twice in the 2012 election. “I’ll fight it for Mr. Obama and Mr. Obama’s right to sit as president of the United States,” she proclaimed in the interview. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nX6E2Ucv7S8Today Melowese Richardson was convicted of felony voter fraud. She faces up to six years in prison. Cincinnati.com reported, via True the Vote: Long-time Hamilton County poll worker Melowese Richardson was convicted Monday of illegal voting and could go to prison for up to six years for it. Richardson, 58, of Madisonville, pleaded no contest to four counts...
  • Bombshell: Eric Holder Liedto Congress Under Oath

    05/24/2013 10:10:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 106 replies
    PJ Medi ^ | 5/24/13 | PJ Media
    During friendly questioning from Rep. Hank “I fear that Guam will capsize!” Johnson in Congress last week, Attorney General Eric Holder offered the following statement. In regard to potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material. This is not something I’ve ever been involved in, heard of, or would think would be wise policy. He made that statement before the facts about the sweep on Fox News’ James Rosen were known. Since then, it’s come to light that Holder himself approved the subpoena that, among other things, named Rosen as a criminal co-conspirator.
  • Alan Dershowitz: IRS Chief Lerner 'Can Be Held in Contempt'

    05/23/2013 8:12:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 05/23/2013 | By Bill Hoffmann
    Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service’s embattled director of Exempt Organizations, could be held in contempt of court and jailed for refusing to testify before Congress, civil-rights lawyer Alan Dershowitz says. "She's in trouble. She can be held in contempt," Dershowitz told "the Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV. "Congress . . . can actually hold you in contempt and put you in the Congressional jail." Lerner, grilled Wednesday on the IRS' targeting of conservative organizations, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination — but not before insisting "I have done nothing wrong." Her brief statement of innocence has opened...
  • Voters Oust Mayor of Harrisburg, Pa in Democratic Primary

    05/22/2013 11:38:46 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 6 replies
    Reuters, via Newsmax ^ | May 22, 2013 | Reuters, via Newsmax
    The embattled mayor of Pennsylvania's financially crippled capital of Harrisburg was ousted on Tuesday when she lost the Democratic primary to the owner of an independent bookstore. Mayor Linda Thompson's loss to Eric Papenfuse comes after a tumultuous term in which her outbursts and statements caused a loss of confidence in her administration. Papenfuse is likely to win the general election in this heavily Democratic city in November, but he must still face off against independent candidate Nevin Mindlin.