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  • Congressman Alan Grayson Calls For U.S. Travel Ban In Response To Ebola Outbreak

    07/30/2014 2:44:14 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Igor Bobic
    Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is calling on the Obama administration to impose a travel ban on three West African nations in response to a growing Ebola virus outbreak. The House Foreign Affairs Committee member wants the State Department to bar citizens of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone from entering the United States, including any foreign travelers who have visited those countries in the previous 90 days. He also requested that the ban be expanded to any nation that reports an originating case of the virus, and that restrictions only be lifted 90 days after the last reported case.
  • Allen West and Alan Grayson Clash on Impeaching Obama

    07/17/2014 5:53:49 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | July 17, 2014 | Kevin Derby
    This week, two of the most pugnacious actors on the Florida political stage clashed over whether President Barack Obama should be impeached.
  • Confirmed: Obama Bundler Caught Working with al Qaeda Linked Group

    01/10/2014 11:41:38 AM PST · by kristinn · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Friday, January 10, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    Obama bundler Jodie Evans, far left, protests in Yemen with al Qaeda tied group al Karama, June 17, 2013. Photo via al Karama. Obama bundler Jodie Evans and Code Pink, the leftist group she co-leads, have been found to be working with a group whose leaders have recently been declared terrorists and al Qaeda supporters by the Treasury Department. This is not the first time the Democratic Party allied group has been caught in bed with terrorists. As this writer has reported over the years, Code Pink works with terrorists, state sponsors of terrorists, the Democratic Party and President Barack...
  • ALAN GRAYSON: Here's How I Plan To Make The Benghazi Investigation A 'Nightmare' For Republicans

    05/20/2014 7:35:25 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 100 replies
    AP yahoo business insider ^ | 5/20/2014 | Brett LoGiurato
    Rep. Alan Grayson, a Democrat from Florida, has a plan to become Republicans' "worst nightmare" if he is indeed appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the select committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. (clip) Grayson said he would use the Benghazi hearings as an opportunity to draw attention to other issues important to "ordinary Americans" that have not received as much attention. (clip) Following DeLauro's proposal, liberal groups hatched another idea: send Grayson. A petition on the CREDO group's website has already garnered more than 65,000 signatures. (clip) Grayson said it's up to Pelosi to determine...
  • Dem Rep Alan Grayson Volunteers to Be Trey Gowdy’s “Worst Nightmare” on Benghazi Committee

    05/18/2014 8:35:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    GOP the Daily Dose ^ | 5/18/14 | Rick Wells
    Another exhibition of Democrat partisanship regardless of the circumstances is in the works. Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) announced in a Friday interview that he has informed Nancy Pelosi that he is eager to serve on the House Select Committee investigating Benghazi. Grayson made the comment in an interview with Ari Rabin-Havt on XM radio, saying, “I’ve said, if she decides to have Democratic members participate, I’d like to be one of them.” Pelosi has not yet said whether or not the Democrats will indeed participate, but Grayson would love to play a subversive role in disrupting what should be serious...
  • Florida (RAT) Rep. Alan Grayson accuses wife of bigamy in divorce papers

    04/29/2014 6:25:43 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/29/14 | Adam Edelman
    A Florida congressman has accused his wife of 24 years of being wed to another man for much of the duration of their marriage. Rep. Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat, alleged in divorce papers that his union with his wife, Lolita, was a “bigamous marriage” because she was already married when he wed her in 1990. In the petition, Grayson accuses his wife of having filed a false application for their marriage license 24 years ago, when she lied about not being divorced from the other man at the time of their marriage.
  • Alan Grayson's Wife Accuses Him Of Trying To Kill Her, Admits Long-Term Abuse

    04/08/2014 11:28:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Breitbart's The Conversation ^ | April 7, 2014 | Javier Manjarres
    As most divorce cases usually are, the recently filed, already ugly divorce case between Congressman Alan Grayson and his with Lolita, has taken another turn for worse for the self-proclaimed "Congressman with Guts." During an interview with police over the recent incident at couples home in Orlando, Florida, in which Lolita Grayson accused the congressman of assaulting her, Grayson's soon-to-be ex-wife accused him of long-term spousal abuse. Orlando's WFTV Channel 9 obtained the audio of Lolita Grayson's interview with Police. "I'm done. My husband has always been hitting me for years," she told investigators. "He's been hitting me a lot....
  • Wife says Alan Grayson shoved her during domestic incident

    03/04/2014 5:23:50 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 4 2014 | By Jeff Weiner
    A judge has granted a temporary protective injunction against U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson after his wife filed paperwork accusing the Orlando congressman of shoving and injuring her during an incident this past weekend.... Her complaint alleges that "from time to time" in the past, her husband "has battered [her] and the parties' minor children," though she has not previously sought an injunction against him.
  • Rep. Alan Grayson's wife files for divorce in Orange County

    01/07/2014 12:07:27 PM PST · by spacejunkie2001 · 60 replies
    WDBO ^ | 1/7/2014 | Joe Kelley
    Rep. Alan Grayson's wife, Lolita, filed for divorce in Orange County today (Tuesday).Read the filing here.The news was confirmed by Grayson's spokeswoman."Although the Congressman and Lolita have been together for many years, they are now separated. This has been a very difficult transition for everyone involved," read a statement. "Congressman Grayson's priority remains caring for his five children and protecting their well-being, particularly during this difficult period. To that end, we ask that you respect the privacy of all members of the Grayson family as they work through this challenging time, and we thank you for your support."It's been a...
  • Ultraliberal 'Die Quickly' Rep. Alan Grayson Loses Millions to Stock Scammers

    12/22/2013 5:15:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | December 22, 2013 | Tim Graham
    It might be easy to forget, but ultraliberal Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla) is one of those dreaded "greedheads" who deal in millions of dollars of stocks. A story on the front of The Washington Post business section on Sunday reports Grayson “got burned twice by ‘stock loan’ schemes that have cost him nearly $50 million.” Dina El Boghdady reports Grayson is ranked 21st in the House for wealth, with a net worth of “at least $16.7 million, in part due to the value of his stock portfolio.” Grayson lost about $18 million in transactions with Virginia businessman William Dean Chapman,...
  • Rep. Alan Grayson loses $18M in stock scheme

    12/10/2013 9:23:27 AM PST · by markomalley · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 12/10/2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Florida Rep. Alan Grayson, known as a heated defender of Democratic Party principles and partisan attacker of Republican views — especially during the Obamacare debates — was one of more than 100 victims of a massive stock trade scheme. He lost about $18 million, the congressman’s office said, Fox News reported. Mr. Grayson‘ loss came to light during the court sentencing of William Dean Chapman, who was given 12 years in prison for taking investors’ money and using it to buy a Lamborghini, a Ferrari and a $3 million house.
  • Florida Democratic congressman (Grayson) loses $18 million in (Ponzi) scheme

    12/09/2013 7:20:53 PM PST · by Zakeet · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 9, 2013
    Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson lost $18 million in a scheme by a Virginia man that involved over a 100 victims, the congressman’s office confirmed Monday. [Snip] The scheme worked like this: clients would turn over their stocks to Chapman as collateral for a loan, and Chapman would let customers borrow about 90 percent of the stocks' value. If the stocks did badly, borrowers could walk away and keep the money they were loaned. But if the borrowers' stocks did well, they would repay the loan with interest, and Chapman was supposed to return the stocks to the investor at...
  • Alan Grayson: GOP ‘Crisis Junkies’ Still Believe ‘Die Quickly’ Is Good Health Care Plan

    11/23/2013 9:02:03 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 17 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Josh Feldman
    One of the most memorable moments of the fight to get Obamacare passed in the first place was when Congressman Alan Grayson got on the House floor and said the Republican plan is, “Don’t get sick, and if you do get sick, die quickly.” That was the moment that put Grayson in the national spotlight, and he told Ed Schultz on Friday that in four years, the Republican plan has not changed one single iota. Regarding the spate of Obamacare hearing being organized by Republicans, Grayson said, “The Republicans have been crisis junkies now for months, if not years. They...
  • Rep. Grayson blasted over anti-Tea Party email showing burning cross

    10/23/2013 4:39:37 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/23/13 | The Five staff
    <p>Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson, who is known for lobbing over-the-top rhetorical bombs at his political foes, once again is being accused of taking things too far -- after his campaign sent an email that compared the Tea Party to the Ku Klux Klan while depicting a burning cross. The email showed a large image of the flaming cross, with the letters "ea Party" etched in to the right of it. The caption read: "Now You Know What the 'T' Stands For." The email included "pointed analysis" from Grayson in which he said, "The Tea Party is no more popular than the Klan," blasting the conservative organization for its role in the showdown that resulted in the two-week partial government shutdown.</p>
  • http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/dem-rep-uses-burning-cross-spell-tea-party_764510.html

    10/23/2013 8:44:05 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/23/13 | Michael D. Shaw
    Notoriously, the rates presented on the Obamacare site are artificially low. Click on Coach is Right link for sites which publish the TRUE ObamaCare rates before the Regime removes these links from the web.
  • BOOM! Allen West: The Democrat party is obviously still proud to have the burning cross displayed

    10/22/2013 7:19:45 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies
    The Right Scoop via Fox News ^ | 10-22-2013 | The Right Scoop via Fox News
    Allen West calls out the Democrat Party for being silent while one of their members Alan Grayson uses the image of the burning cross to tar the Tea Party, something that West says he finds despicable and demeaning. West says the Democrat Party, who created the KKK, are obviously still proud to have the burning cross displayed. Watch:
  • Southern Democratic congressman sends fundraising email with burning cross representing tea party

    10/22/2013 9:47:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10-22-2013 | Jamie Weinstein
    Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson sent out a fundraising email with a burning cross to compare the tea party to the Klu Klux Klan. The Florida congressman, who was known for his over-the-top antics in the House during a previous tenure in Congress, also excerpted a transcript of a recent appearance on MSNBC’s “Politics Nation w/ Al Sharpton” in which he declared that, after the government shutdown, “the tea party is no more popular than the Klan.” In the email, the burning cross is used as a “t” to spell out “tea party.” See part of the email below:
  • Rep. Alan Grayson Praises the Creation of ‘Stealth Socialism’ in America

    09/22/2013 3:55:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/20/13 | Erica Ritz
    Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) — who once said in an elaborate presentation that the Republican healthcare plan is for the sick to “die quickly” — praised the creation of “stealth socialism” in America in a recent interview with David Dayen at Salon. Speaking about the Federal Reserve’s rapidly-growing balance sheet, Grayson remarked: We’ve had a government takeover of the bond market. Stealth socialism’s been created. Government simply ends up owning more and more and more. If government had taken over the steel industry, maybe it would have been more noticeable. They’ve taken over the financing of housing industry as well,...
  • Rep. Grayson: Obama case for Syria 'doesn't make any sense'

    09/02/2013 4:19:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/02/13 | Justin Sink
    Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) said Monday that the administration's argument that letting Syria's use of sarin gas last month go unchecked would hurt U.S. security was "not logical" and did not "make any sense." Administration officials have argued that the U.S. should respond to the attack because the failure to do so would send a message to other regimes — and terror groups — that the use of chemical weapons was acceptable. But in an interview with CNN's "New Day," Grayson said that too few countries had chemical weapons for that to be a concern. "There's only four countries in...
  • Alan Grayson: 'Not Even Clear It Was a Chemical Attack' in Syria [video]

    08/30/2013 5:37:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV ^ | 8-29-2013 | Breitbart-TV
    [video] On CNN's The Lead, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) explains his opposition to U.S. military intervention in Syria's civil war: "It's not even clear it was a chemical attack. If it was a chemical attack, then the residue left on the clothing of victims would have poisoned other people. That hasn't happened."
  • The NSA's New Ball of Wax

    06/17/2013 7:49:58 AM PDT · by Bill Russell · 32 replies
    www.williamrussell.net ^ | 6/17/2013 | William Russell
    In The Art of War, Chinese strategist Sun Tsu tells the story of how one ancient warlord toppled his most dangerous rival by offering a condemned prisoner a reprieve if he successfully delivered a secret message to the rival’s most capable and loyal general. The prisoner swallowed a wax ball containing the message and was sent into the enemy’s territory. When he was caught, he told the enemy warlord of the message for his general. The wax ball contained the promise of payment to the general for his proposed betrayal of his warlord. Believing his general was plotting against him,...
  • Conservative blogger running against liberal firebrand Alan Grayson

    06/10/2013 12:32:06 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/10/13 | Alex Pappas
    A conservative blogger has thrown his hat into the ring to challenge Rep. Alan Grayson, the liberal firebrand from Florida. Jorge Bonilla, a Navy veteran who has never held public office before but works as a professional court interpreter, is announcing Monday his run for Florida’s 9th Congressional District seat. “The central question of the 2014 election is this: Are We The People still capable of self-rule, or do we abandon the American Revolution and concede that a small, connected elite from Washington, D.C. and New York is better capable of running our lives than we are ourselves?” Bonilla says...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-11-13 (Who in 2016? Hillary? NO! Grayson or Warren? YES!)

    01/11/2013 10:18:35 AM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 40 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 11, 2012 | DUmmie Ken Burch, DUmmies, and Charles Henrickson
    GRAYSON-WARREN 2016 No more teabaggers like Obama or Clinton! When is left not left enough? When it's Hillary Rodham Clinton. You see, to the DUmmies, Hillary is not hardcore-left enough. They pillory Hillary. To them, she's practically a teabagging Rethuglican. So is Obama, for that matter. The DUmmies have been looking ahead to 2016, and they do not like what they see. For it seems that HILLARY! will be the heir apparent, and she's not radical-Communist enough for their tastes. So the DUmmies have begun to search about, looking for a more progressive alternative. It doesn't matter if their choice...
  • PICKET: (RAT) Alan Grayson faces tight race and accusation of $2.1 million tax fraud

    10/20/2012 11:06:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/16/12 | Kerry Picket
    PICKET: Alan Grayson faces tight race and accusation of $2.1 million tax fraudBy Kerry Picket - The Washington Times October 16, 2012, 08:07AM **SNIP** Grayson is not just facing a tight race but also an accusation from a former client, who filed a claim with the IRS charging Mr. Grayson with $2.1 million in tax fraud. According to a press release from Mr. Ubl, who campaigned for Grayson in 2008, Grayson’s senior partner Victor Kubli, a convicted felon, is also named in the complaint. “I have fought fraud in the federal sector and military industrial complex for over 20 years....
  • He's BAAAAAAACK!! ( almost) Alan Grayson likely to win House seat in Florida 9th

    09/25/2012 8:44:20 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 16 replies
    one man's opinion...
    I admit it, I have mixed feelings about this. First, the news. "Roll Call" has just moved the FL-9 race into the "likely Dem" category, meaning that bloviating buffoon Alan Grayson will return to the House.
  • GOP Congressional District 9: Quinones gets McCollum endorsement; Melendez gets two nods

    06/08/2012 7:15:16 PM PDT · by randita · 18 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 6/7/12 | Scott Powers
    GOP Congressional District 9: Quinones gets McCollum endorsement; Melendez gets two nods Uncategorized — posted by scottpowers on June, 7 2012 4:54 PM Former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has endorsed Osceola County Commissioner and former State Rep. John Quinones in the multi-person race for the Republican nomination to run for Congress in the new District 9. Meanwhile, one of Quinones’ opponents, Osceola County School Board Vice Chairman Julius Melendez, announced endorsements from his board’s Chairwoman Barbara Horn and from State Rep. Steve Crisafulli (R-Merritt Island). Former Congressman Alan Grayson is running on the Democratic side. The district takes in...
  • John Q to host fundraiser (running against Alan Grayson in FL)

    06/04/2012 5:40:10 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies
    The Orlando Sentinal ^ | June 4, 2012 | Mark Matthews
    John Quiñones, one Republican challenger to Democrat Alan Grayson, sent an email to supporters tonight highlighting a fundraiser on Tuesday; minimum suggested contribution is $50. The Osceola County commissioner (and congressional hopeful) will need the money if he wants to compete. Grayson has netted at least $1.7 million in campaign contributions so far and has his own wealth to backstop his return to Congress. Included on the invite was a list of honorary hosts; they are below. Honorary Host Committee: Former Attorney General Bill McCollum City of Orlando Commissioner Tony Ortiz Representative Stephen Precourt Teresa Jacobs, Orange County Mayor Art...
  • The Soros Summit -FB exclusive:Inside the secret Miami meeting-George Soros’s liberal conspiracy

    05/15/2012 8:58:40 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5-15-12 | Andrew Stiles
    Complete Title: The Soros Summit - Free Beacon exclusive: Inside the secret Miami meeting of George Soros’s liberal conspiracy ### A secretive network of left-wing billionaires and their political operatives descended on the luxurious Biltmore Hotel in Miami over the weekend to discuss strategy for the coming elections. The location of the conference had been kept a closely guarded secret by the members and guests of Democracy Alliance (DA), a collection of ultra-wealthy liberal donors formed in 2005, and is reported here in a Washington Free Beacon exclusive. Attendees roamed the grounds at the 150-acre tropical resort on their way...
  • Feisty Jewish Former Congressman Alan Grayson Runs Red Light, Injures Two

    03/12/2012 8:25:07 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | March 11, 2012 | Yori Yanover
    The Jewish Congressman who became the darling of the left wing of the Democratic party but not so much with his district (he served only one term), who, in 2009, defined the Republican’s idea of health care plan as, “Don’t get sick, and if you do get sick, die quickly,” may require some serious health care himself. According to WESH-TV2, last Saturday in Orlando, Fla., the former Florida Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson ran a red light with his car, a Mercedes (now, is that a car a nice Jewish boy should be driving?) and smashed into a public transit bus....
  • DUmmie FUnnies 12-05-11 ("Cenk's Back" and Grayson's on him!)

    12/05/2011 10:51:50 AM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 38 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | December 5, 2011 | DUmmie Alan Grayson, DUmmies, and Charles Henrickson
    "Cenk's Back" and Grayson's on him! Yes, that's the news that's rocking the political talk world today. Cenk Uygur is BACK! Back on TV, back in your living room, where he belongs. And--now hold on to your hat--Alan Grayson is slated to be his first guest, TONIGHT! Wow! Is this exciting or what? Your genial TV talk host, Cenk "The Young Turk" Uygur, has been absent from the cable airwaves, lo, these past many months, after an all-too-brief run on MSNBC, where, somehow, he was not able to garner the ratings he so richly deserves. I think Diebold must...
  • Alan Grayson condemns Tea Party for ‘sadistic’ response to uninsured Americans (video)

    09/14/2011 4:20:13 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Current TV ^ | September 13, 2011 | Keith Olbermann, Alan Grayson
    Angered by the “Let Him Die” chant at the Tea Party debate Monday evening, Keith and former congressman Alan Grayson discuss the appropriate response to this outrage. Grayson questions the Tea Party’s Christian ideology, saying, “They glorify and sanctify other people’s pain.” Watch “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” live each weeknight at 8/7c on Current TV. Click here to find the show in your area.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07-12-11 ("Guts" Grayson drops "In" to fleece the DUmmies)

    07/12/2011 9:41:30 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 40 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 12, 2011 | DUmmies, Alan "Guts" Grayson, and Charles Henrickson
    Looney Tunes Leftie Alan Grayson is a GOD in DUmmieland! And the defeated one-term congressman from Outlandish, Florida, has just announced that he will TRY AGAIN in 2012. This sent a buzz through DUmmieland like you wouldn't believe! And then, lo and behold, The Man himself showed up, in the DUmp, to greet the faithful! It's like a rock star--no, a movie star--dropping by to pay a visit on the little people! But in reality, Alan "Guts" Grayson just dropped in to . . . FLEECE THE DUMMIES! Yes, he didn't actually INTERACT with these morans, he just stopped...
  • Alan Grayson To Run For Office Again

    07/11/2011 4:44:24 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 35 replies
    WFTV Channel 9 News ^ | July 11, 2011
    WFTV learned on Monday that former U.S. Congressman Alan Grayson is running for office again. On Monday, Grayson said he doesn't plan to do anything different. He said he's running again because of all the people who have reached out and asked him to. Grayson already raised nearly $100,000 in donations before filing his paperwork on Monday. "We need somebody who's gonna stick up for what's right. Somebody with guts," Grayson said. During Grayson's last campaign an ad referred to his opponent, Daniel Webster, as Taliban Dan. Grayson lost his District 8 Congressional seat to Webster after a highly controversial...
  • Alan Grayson Re-Writes Green Lantern Comic, Praises Karl Marx

    06/22/2011 5:40:46 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 14 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/22/11 | Aurelius
    Alan Grayson is crazy. He was booted from office after he knowingly edited his opponents words and after warning that, should the government spend less, humans would have to resort to cannibalism, as well as doing a terrible job. And now there's this. Grayson, having absolutely nothing to do with his time, decided to write an article on the Daily Kos entitled "Green Lantern." In it, he laments that the newly released movie isn't getting better reviews. Grayson then posits that this line (from Green Lantern #76) should have been included in the theatrical release: African-American Man: I’ve been readin’...
  • Alan Grayson Blames Palin, Collects Cash

    01/19/2011 2:44:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Roll Call ^ | January 19, 2011 | Tricia Miller
    On Wednesday, controversial former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) mocked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, outlined death threats he and other Members received last year and detailed inflammatory rhetoric, asking his supporters to “stand against it.” “[T]here has been a stream of violence and threats of violence by the right wing against Democrats. [Rep. Gabrielle Giffords] warned against it, and then became a terrible victim of it. Palin has instigated it, and then tried to pretend that it doesn’t exist,” Grayson wrote in an e-mail to supporters. Grayson said it was Palin’s appearance on “The Sean Hannity Show,” where she complained...
  • Grayson: Palin to Blame for Giffords Shooting

    01/19/2011 2:34:02 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 16 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/19/11 | Thomas Ferdousi
    Disgraced former Congressman Alan Grayson has apparently not got enough attention from his two year stint as a Representative. Grayson also did not seem to get the Democrats' new memo regarding 'civility' in politics. He is now openly blaming former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for the shooting. Grayson was ousted last November by Daniel Webster in one of the closest-watched House races. He was defeated by the convincing margin of 18 points after barely winning in the Democratic wave year of 2008. He was unrepentant-- and in fact, even more bombastic than usual: "Reacting to Palin's defense of her controversial...
  • Grayson Blames Palin For Arizona Shooting (Just go away Alan)

    01/19/2011 10:45:17 AM PST · by markomalley · 33 replies
    National Journal ^ | 1/19/11 | Jessica Taylor
    Former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) places blame directly on Sarah Palin and Republicans for last week's deadly Arizona shooting in an email to supporters on Wednesday. Grayson, a one-term Democrat who was ousted by Rep. Daniel Webster (R) by 18 points in November, is widely expected to run again in 2012. And while the note isn't an explicit appeal for money, there is a "contribute" link at the bottom of the message. "When I opened my web browser yesterday, at yahoo.com, there was Sarah Palin, smiling at me," Grayson writes. "'Oh God,' I said to myself, 'what has she done...
  • NY Times Bids Fond Farewell to Inflammatory Alan Grayson, 'Liberal Folk Hero' of Congress

    01/04/2011 9:55:16 AM PST · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4 Jan 2011 | Clay Waters
    Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida, the fiery leftist and Republican hater whose offensive comments about Republicans may well have cost him his seat last November, gets a fairly fond send-off in Monday's New York Times. Reporter Michael Barbaro, previously known for his hostile coverage of Wal-Mart, called Grayson the “pugnaciously partisan, verbal-bomb-tossing, liberal folk hero of the 111th Congress,” and the headline and text box are complimentary. “Enter: Swinging. Exit: Much the Same Way.” The text box: “In or out of Congress, Alan Grayson is a man of strong views.” Barbaro only briefly dealt with Grayson’s history of foul...
  • He Entered Congress Swinging, and Exits That Way(NYTimes Alan Grayson Lovefest)

    01/03/2011 8:37:18 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | 1/2/11 | Micheal Barbero
    ORLANDO, Fla. — He has zero faith in the incoming speaker of the House, John A. Boehner, whom he calls a “tool of special interest.” He derides the Tea Party’s successes as “bought and paid for by the enormously rich and the selfish.” And he can barely contain distaste for his Republican successor, whose views he sums up as “bizarre fundamentalist.” Representative Alan Grayson, a Democrat from Florida’s Eighth Congressional District, is leaving office on Wednesday much as he entered it two years ago — as the pugnaciously partisan, verbal-bomb-tossing, liberal folk hero of the 111th Congress.
  • Egad, Alan Grayson For President???

    12/30/2010 5:15:54 AM PST · by SterlingSilver · 39 replies · 15+ views
    Orlando Political Press ^ | December 29, 2010 | Tom Tillison
    Now that Alan Grayson is no longer encumbered by the mundane responsibilities of destroying America one vote at a time as a U.S. Congressman, is it possible…egad, that he’s contemplating a primary challenge against Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination for POTUS?
  • (Outgoing, unwise, Florida, loser, RAT) Rep. Alan Grayson fires back at George Will

    12/09/2010 1:00:30 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 12/06/10 | Christina Wilkie
    Rep. Grayson fires back at George WillBy Christina Wilkie - 12/06/10 07:01 PM ET Outgoing Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) had the dubious honor this year of being named “America’s Worst Politician” in a Newsweek column by conservative author and commentator George Will. ITK recently asked Grayson what he thought of the column, causing the controversial progressive to ask aloud, “I wonder if [George Will] ever comes out of the small dark room he works out of?” Grayson, who lost his reelection bid last month, then appeared to answer his own question, saying, “I guess he did, long enough to attack...
  • Alan Grayson, Outgoing Florida Congressman, Rages On

    11/18/2010 11:37:56 AM PST · by tom h · 46 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | November 18, 2010 | Lloyd Grove
    He famously warned Republicans “want you to die quickly.” Now Alan Grayson is leaving Congress. And he isn’t going quietly. Two blue plastic dumpsters, filling up with trash, ornament the reception area of Alan Grayson’s Capitol Hill office. His seven-member Washington staff has been told that their cramped warren on the sixth floor of the Longworth House Office Building must be vacated by the end of the month... “I have nothing to complain about,” Grayson told me cheerfully... This freshman Democratic congressman got to serve only a single term ... In the meantime, Grayson is following Dylan Thomas’ advice by...
  • Bolling Confronts Grayson: You Sure You’re Not 'Medicated'? (Video)

    11/10/2010 1:52:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    fox ^ | 11/10/10 | fox
    It takes a turn for the worse around the 3:00 min. mark ...
  • Video: Eric Bolling To Alan Grayson: "Like Talking To A Medicated Person"

    11/10/2010 12:11:01 PM PST · by careyb · 13 replies
    The Hope For America ^ | 11/10/10 | Eric Bolling
    Grayson finally does an interview on Fox (Business) News - the results are about what you would expect. Enjoy.
  • Video- Grayson: I Was the Only Congressman that "Delivered," "If the People Want, I'll be Back"

    11/06/2010 5:26:00 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/6/10 | Aurelius
    Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson has finally lost to Republican challenger Daniel Webster. In a campaign where Grayson publicly and shamefully lied constantly, called his opponent a terrorist, warned that people would resort to cannibalism if government spending was cut, and declared that he was ahead by 23 points, Grayson was utterly destroyed on Tuesday night. However, if you thought Grayson was going quietly into the night, you thought wrong. Grayson was on MSNBC (go figure) after his loss, bashing both Democrats and Republicans alike. Asked a question by host Cenk Uygur, Grayson declared, "the center cannot hold." Then he gave...
  • Grayson: I'll probably be back, and Republicans still stink

    11/04/2010 3:12:46 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 25 replies
    St Pete Times ^ | 11/04/10 | Alex Leary
    Alan Grayson, the highest profile Florida Democrat in Congress to lose Tuesday, blamed his loss on poor Democratic turnout and implied he'd likely seek a return to public office. "Anything is possible," he told the Buzz. "I'm the only Democrat who's been able to win this seat in 36 years. One would imagine that at least the party would like me to take a shot at it again." "I'm not upset. I'm proud," he said of his loss to Republican Dan Webster. "I'm happy about the way that we did the job. We saw a lot of congressmen who kissed...
  • The massive butthurt of HuffPo users is on display at YouTube

    11/04/2010 7:11:11 AM PDT · by Ditka · 16 replies
    Go back a couple of pages on the comments section to see how the sad little HuffPo Stalinists are managing negative comments about FORMER congressman Alan Grayson, by marking them all as spam. Personally, I think it's funny. (Sorry if I've inadvertently violated any Free Republic Etiquette. I'm new).
  • Where Will We Find Alan Grayson in Two Years (total vanity, but fun!)

    11/04/2010 5:03:39 AM PDT · by grayhog · 29 replies · 1+ views
    News from the future | 11/4/2010
    I picture this story in September 2012: Former Florida Congressman Alan Grayson was arrested while trying to break into the capitol building yesterday. "He claimed he's a Congressman and had to get in for an important vote" said a capitol police officer. "His dirty, disheveled appearance, combined with a strong smell of alochol and a dank musty body odor tipped us off that something wasn't right with this guy" the officer continued. Upon further investigation, it was learned that Grayson was living out of his car and has been put on a "person of interest" watch from local Orlando police...
  • The Conscience of Kansas radio program- Live election day show!

    11/03/2010 6:57:43 PM PDT · by 1pitech
    The Conscience of Kansas radio program ^ | 11-02-10 | Paul A. Ibbetson
    On this episode of the Conscience of Kansas radio program we have our live election day show. We talk about the election, and we also play our comedy airing of Dr. Freedom and the "Adventures of Liberal Hospital." I also talk about my new book, "Oliver's Tale: A Squirrel's Story of Love, Courage, and Revolution." It is a fun show and we invite you to listen and comment.
  • So, How Long Before Dem. Nutcase Alan Grayson Gets An MSNBC Gig?

    11/03/2010 4:07:55 PM PDT · by paul in cape · 21 replies
    self
    Also, who gets aborted? Mr. Ed, Chrissie Tingles, Olberdork, Ralph Mancow or Larry the Cable Guy? You need to vote here.