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  • Ex-mayor of Duluth, Superior gets jail for third DWI in Wisconsin

    04/16/2014 5:22:35 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-16-14 | Forum News
    MADISON, Wis. -- Herb Bergson, former mayor of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis., is headed back to jail for another 20 days after pleading guilty to his third operating while intoxicated offense in Wisconsin. Bergson, 57, of Waunakee, Wis., pleaded guilty Monday to his third OWI, a September 2013 misdemeanor offense, in Dane County Circuit Court. Under the terms of a plea agreement, he was sentenced to serve 20 days in the county jail. Judge John Markson stayed a one-year jail sentence for two years of probation, which includes serving the 20 days, remaining sober and successfully completing OWI Treatment...
  • Florida Rep. Thurston Failed to Disclose Gambling Company Donations

    04/15/2014 10:20:23 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Media Trackers ^ | April 14, 2014 | Tom Lauder
    Florida Rep. Perry Thurston failed to disclose $11,000 in donations from gambling interests when he blasted Gov. Rick Scott last week on gaming issues. A subsidiary of a Malaysian-based casino company donated the money to a political action committee listing Thurston as its sole “associated legislator.” Thurston, a Democratic candidate for Florida Attorney General, issued a scathing press release Thursday attacking Scott for failing to finalize a new gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Scott and other Republican lawmakers have said a new agreement with the Seminoles must be completed before passing new gambling legislation that might allow...
  • AL Democrat Congressman 'Fine' with Men Marrying Mules, Calls Clarence Thomas 'Uncle Tom'

    04/14/2014 9:28:44 PM PDT · by Hoodat · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Apr 2014, 12:52 PM PDT | Tony Lee
    Alabama State Rep. Alvin Holmes (D) who said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an "Uncle Tom" for being married to a white woman believes men should be allowed to marry mules. As Yellowhammer News, a go-to site for Alabama politics, noted, Holmes has come under fire recently for making comments about Thomas, interracial adoptions, and black Republicans. And when asked about interracial marriage, he revealed he was in favor of men marrying animals. “Now, I’m for interracial marriage,” Holmes said on a local radio show, according to Yellowhammer News. He continued: I’m for same-sex marriage. I’m the one that...
  • NEW VIDEO FEATURES AL FRANKEN PLAYING WITH HIS TRAFFIC CONE BOOBS

    04/14/2014 2:42:53 PM PDT · by bkopto · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Apr 14, 2014 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    A new video obtained by Breitbart News shows the former comedian and left-wing pundit playing with a pair of traffic cones pretending they were a pair of female breasts. Franken is seen in the video holding two cones to his chest and grinning in an apparent flash of comedy. The footage was taken in June 2012 at a fundraiser breakfast in Paradise Valley, Arizona, according to a source who provided the video. The event was held in support of Democratic Senate candidate Dr. Richard Carmona, who challenged Republican Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. after Sen. Jon Kyl, R-AZ retire
  • Portents of the looming Democrat nightmare

    04/14/2014 7:07:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/14/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    As the old saying goes, the only poll that matters is the one where votes are cast. So it makes sense to pay close attention to special elections leading up to November, even for local offices the national; media ignore. Eagle-eyed John Fund, writing in the National Review, calls our attention to two special elections that should be causing nightmares for Democrats. Arlington, Va., is a classic wealthy ObamaTown, filled with government workers and limousine liberals. Mitt Romney won only 29 percent of the vote in 2012.  But last Tuesday, Democrats lost their first election for the five-member Arlington County...
  • By 2024, The Democrats Will Be An Atheist Party

    04/14/2014 2:26:18 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4-14-2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    Democrats are waging war on the faithful and are even comfortable booing God on national TV. Give it three more presidential election cycles and the Democrat Party’s platform will be expressly antireligious. Today, they still pretend not to hate the concept of faith or hold those who have it in contempt. You’ll see Hillary hitting plenty of black churches in 2016 – after all, that condescending empty suit is in no ways tired. But otherwise, Democrats are delighting in their opportunity to burden, harass and humiliate the believing. They use Obamacare to try to force the faithful to breach their...
  • Caption this portrait of a future Democrat

    04/12/2014 11:37:00 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-12-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Am I judging a book by its cover when I say this kid is a future Dem...absolutely. So what?I'll post the best in a few days.
  • Sound familiar? Top Nevada Dem official vows to pursue conservative group

    04/11/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 11 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 11, 2014 | By M.D. Kittle
    Nevada’s Democrat secretary of state says he’ll do all in his power to crush a conservative organization that ran ads against him in his campaign to become the state’s attorney general. Sound familiar? It’s part of a “disturbing trend,” said Matthew Walter, executive director of the State Government Leadership Foundation, the conservative nonprofit behind the ads that earned the ire of Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller. “This is all about freedom of speech,” Walter said. “Whether it’s President Obama’s Internal Revenue Service and their unbalanced scrutiny into conservative organizations, or whether it’s Ross Miller with his threats and blustering...
  • Abusing Both Medicare and Politics

    04/10/2014 7:33:23 PM PDT · by proxy_user · 4 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 10, 2014 | New York Times Editorial Board
    Earlier this week, the Medicare system for the first time released a list of its payments to individual doctors, showing that just a few doctors accounted for a huge fraction of Medicare payments. As Frances Robles and Eric Lipton of The Times reported on Thursday, two of those doctors had given lavishly to Democratic politicians in hopes of getting Medicare investigators off their backs. The country’s top recipient of Medicare dollars was Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist who has been repeatedly investigated for overbilling the government for an eye medication. In 2012, he received $21 million in Medicare reimbursements....
  • More defendants could be charged in (Democrat) Leland Yee case, feds say

    04/10/2014 6:27:21 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Federal authorities said today that they are likely within the next three months to announce additional charges and new defendants in the criminal case that involves Sen. Leland Yee and more than two dozen others accused of various crimes including running guns, selling drugs and arranging murder-for-hire. "While investigation by the Grand Jury is necessarily secret... it makes good sense to generally notify the Court and opposing counsel that additional charges and, potentially, additional defendants are inevitable," prosecutors wrote in a court filing today. Authorities continue to investigate possible racketeering and criminal violations and hope to return additional indictments in...
  • Obama: ´I have lived out the promise of LBJ´s efforts´

    04/10/2014 12:17:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 89 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/10/14 | Justin Sink
    Texans like to talk all the time about how big Texas is, and how if you´re driving from the bottom of Texas to Canada, then you´re spending half of your time just getting through the state itself. So is that true? It´s pretty close. Texas really is gigantic. Redditor Armeleon put together a map that gives you a good idea of the massive size of Texas. Texas spans about 800 miles from north to south. Everything seen in red on the map is closer than 791 miles to Texas (the longest straight-line distance in Texas from north to south is
  • House panel votes to hold ex-IRS official Lerner in contempt of Congress

    04/10/2014 10:34:36 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 10, 2014 | FOX News/AP
    A House committee voted Thursday to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, as Republicans escalated their bid to "get to the bottom" of the former IRS official's role in the political targeting scandal. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted 21-12 to hold Lerner in contempt. The party-line vote followed hours of heated debate on the committee. The contempt measure heads next to the House floor. House Speaker John Boehner predicted earlier this week that unless Lerner agrees to cooperate, the full House will support contempt -- from there, the case would likely head to the courts. "This...
  • Cleta on the Cummings case

    04/10/2014 10:04:14 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 18 replies
    Powerline ^ | April 10, 2014 | Scott Johnson
    Washington superlawyer Cleta Mitchell represents True the Vote, one of the groups illegally targeted by the IRS in the scandals that have exposed the agency as a partisan operation. True the Vote’s Catherine Engelbrecht has been harassed by federal law enforcement authorities representing three different federal agencies. They represent the price of politics in the Age of Obama. As John notes below, yesterday the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee released emails that show Democratic staffers communicating with the IRS about True the Vote. It appears that Elijah Cummings, the committee’s ranking Democrat and therefore the Congressman to whom these...
  • Louisiana state audit director charged with fraud

    04/09/2014 9:06:34 AM PDT · by topher · 20 replies
    nola.com ^ | updated April 09, 2014 at 10:51 AM | By Emily Lane
    Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services auditing director Delrice Augustus has been formally charged fraud for allegedly buying personal items with a government purchasing card, U.S. Attorney Walt Green announced Wednesday. Augustus, 34, of Baton Rouge, is currently on leave as director of the bureau of auditing and compliance services for DCFS, an agency that receives over a billion dollars in federal funds, a U.S. Attorneys office press release says. A bill of information says that from 2010 though March 2014, Augustus used government purchasing cards for a dishwasher, televisions, I-Pads, hotel rooms gas and other personal items.
  • The only circumstance under which reasonable people vote Democrat

    04/08/2014 10:33:54 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 20 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-8-14 | The Looking Spoon
    To liberals who see this post:Please don't misunderstand me, I'm not trying to imply that unreasonable people vote Democrat...I'm flat out saying it.
  • Ron Paul: Why didn’t the north just buy the south’s slaves and free them that way? (Insults Lincoln)

    03/31/2010 3:04:35 PM PDT · by TitansAFC · 1,571 replies · 17,244+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 3-31-10 | Hot Air.com Staff
    Ron Paul: Why didn’t the north just buy the south’s slaves and free them that way? Getting down to the last two questions here…. Most people consider Abe Lincoln to be one of our greatest presidents, if not the greatest president we’ve ever had. Would you agree with that sentiment and why or why not? No, I don’t think he was one of our greatest presidents. I mean, he was determined to fight a bloody civil war, which many have argued could have been avoided. For 1/100 the cost of the war, plus 600 thousand lives, enough money would have...
  • Democrat House candidate: NRA members are 'pure trash' with 'very low I.Q.s'

    04/07/2014 12:47:50 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 74 replies
    caintv.com ^ | 5/7/14 | Robert Laurie
    Democrat House candidate: NRA members are 'pure trash' with 'very low I.Q.s' If you're 'sucking the tit of the NRA,' he doesn't want your support. Everyone, meet Virginia Democrat Mike Dickinson. He's a little known anti-gun lefty currently running for the House of Representatives in VA's 7th district. The seat is held by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. While Cantor is facing a weak primary opponent, virtually everyone expects the seat to remain safely in his hands. Still, despite having almost no chance of winning, Dickinson has decided to take a shot at Cantor's brass ring. How will he overcome...
  • Wendy Davis Campaign Logo Changes from Sinking Ship to Plagiarism

    04/02/2014 1:30:24 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 6 replies
    Hardhatters ^ | 04/02/2014 | Daniel Sylvia
    If Wendy Davis wanted to achieve the goal of becoming the first Democrat to win statewide office in 20 years, she needed to run an extremely well-funded and nearly flawless campaign. While the Wendy Davis campaign has received plenty of funding, its execution has been anything but flawless. Since Wendy Davis’ announcement to run in October 2013, the campaign has had a number of missteps along the way. A few of these include Wendy Davis getting caught misrepresenting the truth about her past, claiming to be “pro-life”, claiming she supports a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and...
  • DNC worried about midterm turnout because 'lower turnout means that we'll lose'

    04/01/2014 12:29:56 PM PDT · by topher · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | MARCH 31, 2014 AT 5:48 PM | By Joel Gehrke
    When Democratic National Committee operatives describe something as "undemocratic," they mean it's not good for the Democratic Party. "We believe that we should expand democracy -- that expanding democracy is good for the nation; it is good for our party," Democratic National Committee spokesman Mo Elleithee told reporters during a conference call in which he attacked "undemocratic" Republican voter ID laws and other state-level election laws.
  • Democrat’s Fundraising Email on Climate Change Shows Why Congress Has Deplorable Approval Rating

    03/30/2014 7:06:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    IJ Review ^ | 3/28/14 | Jack Shareburg
    Fundraising emails frequently offer an amusing glimpse into the thinking and strategy of a political party. Remember earlier this month when Democrat senators took to the floor for an overnight session about “climate change”? The very concerned senators warned of grave consequences of human activity, painted pictures of global catastrophe, and chided critics and “deniers” of “settled science.” And then proposed exactly zero words of legislation in a chamber they control. **SNIP** Now comes a fundraising email from Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA): We must rise to the challenge, but too many people are standing in our way.
  • Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story

    03/29/2014 9:02:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/28/14 | Alec Torres
    Leland Yee should be making national headlines. A Democratic state senator from San Francisco, a statewide candidate until this week, and a rising member of Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein’s Democratic political machine, was arrested on Wednesday by the Justice Department for wire fraud, corruption, and his alleged involvement in illegal gun deal between Chinatown gangsters and Islamist militants. **SNIP** Yet four of the most prominent news outlets in America — CNN, USA Today, Politico and the Chicago Sun-Times — made no mention of the Leland Yee scandal within two days of the story breaking. When Politico finally ran a...
  • Georgia high court disbars former Congresswoman Majette

    03/29/2014 8:29:55 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 33 replies
    AJC ^ | March 28, 2014 | Rhonda Cook
    The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred former Georgia Congresswoman Denise Majette, finding she overbilled clients and misled the court about how much she was owed in fees. *** DeKalb County voters elected Majette to Congress in 2002 after she defeated then-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic primary. She resigned after one term to run for the U.S. Senate and lost to Republican Johnny Isakson in the general election in 2004. In 2008, she sought office again but lost her bid to unseat state School Superintendent Kathy Cox.
  • We Couldn’t Even Make This Up: Dem Senator Was Just Arrested For Gun Running

    03/28/2014 9:01:08 AM PDT · by lbryce · 37 replies
    WesternJournalism.com ^ | March 27, 2014 | B. Christopher Agee
    Many leftist politicians who want to strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights say their position is based on concern for the safety of citizens. Somehow, they contend, forcing law-abiding gun-owners to give up their weapons will result in street gangs following suit. According to a recently unsealed affidavit, however, one state senator in California allegedly wanted to curtail gun rights for everyone except violent gangsters. State Sen. Leland Yee, the court documents state, was the subject of an FBI raid that led to his arrest Wednesday along with 25 other individuals. Among those arrested was Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow,...
  • Video - Yee in 2012: 'Extremely important that individuals in CA do not own assault weapons'

    03/27/2014 12:52:24 PM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 23 replies
    You Tube/CBSSF.com/Conserative Intel ^ | 3/27/14 | cbssf.com/Sen Leland Yee, (D) CA
    <p>While discussing plans to smuggle arms from the Philippines, Yee allegedly said to the undercover FBI agent: "People want to get whatever they want to get. Do I care? No, I don’t care. People need certain things.”</p>
  • Reid says his granddaughter is being harassed [“negative attention on the internet”...]

    03/27/2014 11:16:39 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 81 replies
    <p>“As a grandparent, I say enough is enough,” Reid said in a statement.</p> <p>The unusual emotional plea came just as the amount of money Reid will repay his campaign doubled to more than $31,000 after additional payments to the jewelry company were found in Federal Election Commission filings from 2012.</p>
  • State Sen. Leland Yee indicted on arms trafficking, corruption charges

    03/27/2014 8:54:34 AM PDT · by neverdem · 42 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 03/27/2014 | Howard Mintz, Josh Richman and Jessica Calefati
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Known for navigating the state Capitol's backrooms and this city's complicated political landscape, state Sen. Leland Yee now is accused of consorting with notorious felons, accepting money for his cash-strapped political campaigns in exchange for favors and promising undercover FBI agents he could deliver connections to international gun runners. In a stunning development that almost certainly torpedoes Yee's quest for statewide office, the San Francisco Democrat wound up glum and disoriented in a federal courtroom Wednesday. The politician who introduced anti-gun-violence legislation is now charged with trafficking in firearms and public corruption in an FBI undercover operation...
  • CA Democrat's Alleged Arms Trafficking Scheme Linked to Islamist Rebels

    03/27/2014 4:06:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | 3/27/2014 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The 137-page, FBI-sworn affidavit against California State Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat who is also running for Secretary of State, and over two dozen other individuals reads like a crime thriller. Beyond the widely reported stories of alleged wire fraud, money laundering, corruption, and bribery, the affidavit contains tales of alleged murder-for-hire plots involving a political consultant close to Yee, as well as large international weapons trafficking operations.Indeed, while the media have fixated on the hypocrisy of a gun-control advocate--Yee sponsored legislation against detachable magazines, for example--alleged involvement in gun smuggling, few reports delve into the kind of weapons with which...
  • California State Sen. Leland Yee charged with promising guns, missiles from Muslim group...

    03/27/2014 2:58:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/26/14 | Adam Edelman, Michael Sorrentino
    A California state senator has been arrested for promising shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles from a Muslim separatist group to an undercover FBI agent in exchange for campaign donations, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday. In San Francisco, FBI agents have charged California State Sen. Leland Yee with conspiracy to deal firearms and wire fraud. The allegations were outlined in an FBI affidavit against Yee and 25 others. The allegations against Yee include a number of favors he requested in exchange for campaign donations, as well as performing "official acts" in exchange for donations to get himself out of a...
  • BOOM! Anti-Gun Democrat Arrested for Trafficking Guns

    03/26/2014 8:45:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/26/14 | JohnHoft
    Senator Yee had made repeated attempts to outlaw popular semi-automatic rifles, and his most recent effort, SB 374, was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown last year. Yee had vowed to reintroduce the legislation again in 2014, but will likely be more concerned about finding a good defense lawyer instead. The LA Times reported: Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment against state Sen. Leland Yee in court Wednesday, accusing him of conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms. In all, 26 people, including former school board president Keith Jackson, were indicted on charges related to an extensive crime ring headed by...
  • Reid the Elder Dismisses Gifts Controversy at Presser...(Now up to $31,000)

    03/26/2014 8:25:24 PM PDT · by kristinn · 35 replies
    Ralston Reports ^ | Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | Jon Ralston
    UPDATE, 7PM: Now there is $5,000 more from 2012. Total now $31,000. And now Reid is playing the aggrieved grandfather. Chutzpah: “My granddaughter has been the target of harassing phone calls, strangers tracking her down and knocking on her door and negative, unwanted attention on the internet. This has gone too far and it needs to stop now. I deeply regret any role I had in creating this situation but now, as a grandparent, I say enough is enough. “As I have already said, I am reimbursing my campaign for the amount spent on thank-you gifts produced by my granddaughter,...
  • (Anti-Gun CA Democrat Busted for Arms Trafficking) State Senator Accused of Gun Charges

    03/26/2014 7:33:55 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    U-T San Diego ^ | March 26, 2014 | PAUL ELIAS, SUDHIN THANAWALA
    State senator accused of gun charges SAN FRANCISCO — A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday. The allegations against State Sen. Leland Yee were outlined in an FBI criminal complaint that names 25 other defendants, including Raymond Chow, a onetime gang leader with ties to San Francisco's Chinatown known as "Shrimp Boy," and Keith Jackson, Yee's campaign aide. The affidavit accuses Yee of conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and to illegally import firearms. Yee...
  • Has the USA Become a Banana Republic?

    03/26/2014 7:26:18 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 27 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | March 26, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    One of the guiding principles of the American experiment is the rule of law and that everyone is beholden to that law. This is one of the key differences between America and all the banana republics of the world where laws change at the whims of their petty tyrants. While I acknowledge that there are times when our system hasn't lived up to its ideals, we've done a pretty good job so far. However, it's becoming increasingly obvious that our elected officials are increasingly acting like imperial wannabes and yet they seem to escape public scrutiny and censure. From the...
  • Elgin officials shocked by child porn investigation of ex-Rep. Farnham

    03/26/2014 12:34:24 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 52 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3-26-2014 | Stephanie K. Baer
    Reports that federal agents were looking for evidence of child pornography when they seized computers from the Elgin district office of former state Rep. Keith Farnham shocked local officials who said the lawmaker was well-liked and active in the community. "I couldn't even fathom it. I was stunned," said former Elgin Mayor Ed Schock, adding that Farnham always worked on the city's behalf. Farnham has not been accused of any crime. Federal agents were searching for documents "pertaining to the possession, receipt or distribution of child pornography" as well as computer files, copies and negatives of child pornography or any...
  • Leland Yee reportedly arrested in corruption case

    03/26/2014 9:30:44 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 16 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 03-26-2014 | Henry K Lee
    State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested on public corruption charges Wednesday morning amid raids of his office in Sacramento and searches by the FBI in San Francisco, several media outlets reported.
  • Dem. lawmaker, co-sponsor of child porn laws, resigns; state office, home raided for child porn

    03/24/2014 8:00:07 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 30 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | March 23, 2014 | by Joe Saunders
    e day after a Democrat Illinois lawmaker cruised to victory in his party’s primary Tuesday, he gave up his seat in the wake of a child pornography raid. State Rep. Keith Farnham stepped down from representing Elgin, a city about 35 miles northwest of Chicago, days after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided his home and his state office in Springfield. Items that were seized included the laptop computer Farnham used on the House floor, The Associated Press reported. The search warrant sought material that “in any format and medium concerning minors visually depicted while engaged in sexually explicit conduct,”...
  • Fred Phelps: no funeral for the preacher who picketed so many (+video)

    03/23/2014 11:54:43 AM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    CS Monitor ^ | 3/20/14 | Mark Guarino
    Fred Phelps, a former street preacher who led a family ministry that raged against what he perceived as a morally bankrupt society, died Thursday. His legacy of picketing funerals of military veterans and disaster victims, promoting coarse language to condemn conduct he viewed as amoral, and waging legal battles that protected his actions under the First Amendment, earned him an international reputation of a man’s whose absolute conviction was never swayed in the face of widespread contempt. “The level of his vitriol, the savageness of his comments, were just unmatched anywhere. His rhetoric was such he united people both on...
  • Feds Look For Child Porn On Lawmaker’s Computers

    03/23/2014 8:56:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    WBBM/AP ^ | 3/23/2014
    Federal agents were searching for child pornography when they seized computers from former state Rep. Keith Farnham’s home and offices this month, according to a search warrant released to The Associated Press on Saturday. The search warrant released by the Illinois House shows authorities were seeking any evidence of the “possession, receipt, or distribution of child pornography” and documents “in any format and medium concerning minors visually depicted while engaged in sexually explicit conduct” from computers in Farnham’s Elgin home and office as well as his Springfield office. They also sought other computer equipment and cellphones, information about anyone contacted...
  • Rand Paul's Heading Deep Into Democratic Terrain: Wants to lure young and black voters to the GOP.

    03/20/2014 7:08:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    National Journal ^ | 03/20/2014 | Shane Goldmacher
    The conservative 2016 contender wants to lure young and black voters to the GOP, so he's taking his message to them. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BERKELEY, Calif. – Rand Paul's swing through Berkeley is just the beginning of his foray into traditionally Democratic territory. After his visit to this liberal stronghold, where he's speaking to students about the NSA and privacy, the Kentucky senator will make stops at the National Urban League in July and at the NAACP in the coming months, if an informal invitation from the group is made official. He's also plotting a trip to Chicago and Milwaukee, Paul said...
  • Westboro Baptist Church Leader Fred Phelps a Democrat

    03/19/2014 12:58:04 PM PDT · by celmak · 40 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 03/18/2014 | Paul Bois
    The founder of Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, notorious for leading hateful protests against gay rights, is actually a Democrat with long history of endorsing Democratic candidates. On Tuesday, Politico provided some background on Phelps' political history, most of which saw him endorsing Democrat candidates and running for office a number of times as a Democrat. In the 1990's, Phelps ran in three Kansas Democratic primaries for Governor in 1990, 1994, and 1998, receiving only 15% of the vote. He also ran for Senator in 1992, receiving 31% of the vote, and for mayor of Topeka in 1993 and 1997....
  • McCain Blasts Obama For 'Timid' Response to Russia

    03/17/2014 10:36:45 AM PDT · by McGruff · 76 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 17th 2014 | Carrie Dann
    Sen. John McCain blasted the "timidity" of the Obama administration’s sanctions on Russian officials Monday, saying that the White House needs a "fundamental reassessment" of the relationship between the United States and Russian President Vladimir Putin. "This president’s response – I don’t know how it could have been weaker, besides doing nothing," McCain said during an appearance on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports. The Arizona Republican said that Putin is likely "encouraged by the absolute timidity" of the U.S. reaction to Russia's incursion into Crimea. "I don’t know when the president and his advisers are going to wake up to what...
  • The exact moment when a lifelong Republican starts voting Democrat

    03/17/2014 9:58:44 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-17-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Even though we conservatives all know the "joke," I still found this quite amusing.
  • What Pop Star Lady Gaga Did on Stage Thursday Night Has Some Calling It Downright ‘Sick’ (GRAPHIC)

    03/15/2014 8:00:06 AM PDT · by blueyon · 93 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 3/14/14 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    What Pop Star Lady Gaga Did on Stage Thursday Night Has Some Calling It Downright ‘Sick’ (GRAPHIC) Pop star Lady Gaga is known for her shocking outfits and antics. But what she did on stage Thursday night at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, has left even some of the most desensitized critics calling it “ridiculous” and “sick.” While performing her song “Swine,” the singer was joined by someone named Millie Brown. Brown is an artist of sorts who specializes in painting with…vomit. That’s right, she ingests colored liquid and then sticks her fingers down her throat and...
  • There are some not-so eerie similarities between this word and "disaster."

    03/14/2014 11:22:19 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-14-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • IL Democrat Introduces Bill to Register All Firearms

    03/12/2014 6:08:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    The Gateway Pundit | 3/12/14 | Jim Hoft
    Gun owners know that registration always leads to confiscation. Joseph Stalin’s firearms confiscation was a tremendous success for the Socialist state. Under the Tsar, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. That all changed when Stalin and the communists took control. Stalin was able to control, starve, punish and imprison a defenseless people… after he took their guns. (Zinnfigur)
  • DC businessman Thompson charged with conspiracy

    03/10/2014 12:16:35 PM PDT · by John W · 8 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | March 10, 2014 | Ben Nuckols
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Influential District of Columbia businessman Jeffrey Thompson was charged Monday with conspiring to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by funding off-the-books campaign activity for candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and district Mayor Vincent Gray. Thompson, the multimillionaire former owner of a well-connected accounting firm, was charged in a criminal information, a charging document that can only be filed with the defendant's consent and typically signals a guilty plea. A court appearance was scheduled for Monday afternoon. According to the document, Thompson funded illicit campaign activity for Clinton, Gray and seven other candidates for local office...
  • West Boca Raton man proudly flies KKK, confederate flags [New York transplant in Florida]

    03/05/2014 1:51:33 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 3/4/14 | Peter Burke
    west Boca Raton man is making no apologies for flying a Ku Klux Klan flag and confederate flag outside his mobile home. "As many people know, the white families are producing less children because the father and mother work and you have interracial marriages and gay marriages, so there are less and less white children being born every day," the man, who would only identify himself as Mr. Hayes, told Local 10's Roger Lohse. "So we're against that." Hayes said he started flying the KKK flag a couple weeks ago and posted a sign seeking new members. He claims so...
  • Obamacare Victims Are “Liars,” Says Top Democrat (anything to distract from Benghazi)

    02/27/2014 9:20:49 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/27/14 | Ed Morrissey -The Fiscal Times
    Remember “I feel your pain” - Bill Clinton’s plaintive response to the woes of Middle America turned into a signature line for his administration, which became a cliché in American politics? Every politician wanted to connect to the pain of Americans, even in good economic times, and especially during and after the Great Recession. The biggest political attack against Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election related to the exposure of his remarks about the “47 percent” and how out of touch it made the wealthy Republican nominee to the plight of the struggling working classes. That was then …...
  • Obama meets with House Speaker John Boehner

    02/25/2014 7:25:21 AM PST · by areukiddingme1 · 78 replies
    Vanity | 25 February 2014 | areukiddingme1
    So Johnny is going to the White House today meet with dear leader; To get his marching orders, To give the dear leader his leg hump, To compare lies, or To start supporting obamacare. Why in the hell is he going? Is he going with any other rino's? Is Boehner scared about losing the speakership in 2014?
  • America's Marxist university WAR against "BEAUTY"

    02/24/2014 2:31:06 PM PST · by rhema · 18 replies
    Minnesota Prager Forum ^ | 2/22/14 | Glenn H. Ray
    WHAT IS MEMORABLE FROM YOUR 9TH GRADE CLASS? Modern American Marxism insists that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. No beauty can be more beautiful than another. All art is equally beautiful……..which logically means ‘that which is equally beautiful is equally ugly’…..Equality is the goal of Marxist achievement. I disagree with these academic Marxist goals in any of the social sciences. It is because I am old and have been taught otherwise when Marxism was an anathema to our American way of life.. Is it possible that the utterings of a well-heeled, but cold-blooded murderer faced with his...
  • Not sure if this graphic about Homer Simpson being in congress is a joke or an explanation...

    02/24/2014 9:56:33 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-24-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Why didn't I think of this??? I vote a little bit of both, but leaning more toward "explanation."