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  • Dem Donors Plead Guilty to $33 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

    04/02/2016 2:42:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    The Washingon Free Beacon ^ | April 1, 2016 | Joe Schoffstall
    Five individuals who have donated to Democratic politicians pleaded guilty to a scheme that drained Medicare out of $33 million dollars. Two physicians and three owners of hospice and home care companies based out of Detroit, Mich., were charged on June 18, 2015 as part of the largest Medicare fraud case in history for submitting fraudulent claims for home health care and hospice services that were either not provided or deemed medically unnecessary.The elaborate operation revolved around Muhammad Tariq, Shahid Tahir, and Manawar Javed—the owners of the home health care and hospice companies—paying kickbacks and bribes to physicians for referrals...
  • Why did Ted Cruz's PAC give half a million to Carly Fiorina's?

    03/27/2016 9:47:35 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 207 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | 01 OCTOBER 2015 | CHRISTINA RUFFINI
    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has asked a Ted Cruz super PAC to explain why it gave $500,000 to another super PAC supporting one of his Republican rivals. According to financial disclosures from June, Keep the Promise I - one of four separate committees backing Cruz - gave half a million dollars to CARLY for America, the political action committee supporting Carly Fiorina. Super PACs are legally allowed to give money to other super PACs - they are only prohibited from donating directly to any political campaign. But it's unusual for one of these groups to give money to an...
  • Smoking Gun: Sex / Financial PAC Scandal! (Questions for Ted Cruz!)

    03/27/2016 8:42:11 AM PDT · by bigbob · 85 replies
    Edw. Gross ^ | 3-26-16 | Ed Gross
    Let's look into Sarah Isgur Flores shall we? It is inferred by current reporting that she is at least one of the 8 or 9 women Cruz has had an affair with recently. (excerpted) The ($500K, excerpted) money from the Fiorina campaign was laundered through a company called MLJ Consulting. Nearly half of the money spent on ads, over $251,795, was paid to MLJ Consulting. On top of that, MLJ Consulting received an additional $271,152 for services described in FEC reports as “Political Strategy Consulting/Staff Management” or “Political Strategy Consulting/Travel.” (The FEC is currently requesting coordinating information on the payments...
  • Developing: Source 'deep inside' Team Cruz: Affairs May be Real; Heidi wants all-male staff

    03/27/2016 3:43:00 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 323 replies
    Twitter Feed ^ | 03/26/2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    About the author Bryan Crabtree. He is a radio personality in Atlanta: "Atlanta's live/local show on business & current events. "My goal is to inspire greatness in the people who like & listen." 4-6p biz1190; 9-11pm AM920 M-F" He wrote around 10pm last night: bryan crabtree ‏@bryancrabtree 7h7 hours ago A source 'deep inside' the @tedcruz campaign says Cruz, may in fact have had affairs. Some say Heidi Cruz pushes for all-male campaign staff 238 retweets 195 likes Reply Retweet 238 Like 195 More No further elaboration at this time. Doesn't sound like he is the source for the...
  • Washington Times columnist fired after confirming 2 of the now 8 Cruz mistresses [should be 5]

    03/27/2016 2:14:11 AM PDT · by Future Useless Eater · 127 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | March 26, 2016 | Lori Stacey
    After the Washington Times quickly disassociated from him "for saying a scandal may be true", Johnson seemed to still be a class act. He tweeted that he respected them and had enjoyed working with them. He did not understand though why they would do this via Twitter instead of a phone call or even an email. However, now there are attempts to smear and discredit him, claiming they have not had a relationship with him in over a year which he soon replied to providing proof of being paid just last month.
  • Washington Times Fires Writer For Confirming Cruz Scandal

    03/27/2016 1:39:58 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 30 replies
    The Right Perspective ^ | March 26, 2016
    Washington Times Fires Writer For Confirming Cruz Scandal March 26, 2016 Conservative news paper The Washington Times has fired one of its writers after he confirmed that the Ted Cruz mistress bomb is partially correct. “COMING CLEAN: From what I know, at least 2 of the women named as Cruz mistresses by the National Enquirer are accurate,” tweeted Drew Johnson yesterday, in response to the explosive mistress bomb scandal rocking the presidential campaign of Republican Ted Cruz.
  • National Enquirer Cruz infidelity story could cost Trump a prominent supporter

    03/26/2016 11:14:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 319 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/26/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Donald Trump has denied any connection to the National Enquirer story released yesterday claiming Ted Cruz has had 5 mistresses: I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week’s issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but I had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. Likewise, I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin’ Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks and henchman and then pretend total innocence. Ted Cruz’s problem...
  • Enquirer FoxNews - Democrat John Edwards and Rielle Hunter in Beverly Hilton (2008 flashback)

    03/26/2016 7:36:27 AM PDT · by bigbob · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7-25-08 | IbongNakalaya
    FoxNews reports on National Enquirer sighting of John Edwards and Rielle Hunter in Beverly Hilton. ""The Beverly Hilton Hotel guard said he encountered a shaken and ashen-faced Edwards — whom he did not immediately recognize — in a hotel men's room early Tuesday morning in a literal tug-of-war with reporters on the other side of the door. "What are they saying about me?" the guard said Edwards asked. "His face just went totally white," the guard said, when Edwards was told the reporters were shouting out questions about Edwards and Rielle Hunter, a woman the National Enquirer says is the...
  • BREAKING: 3 new women involved in Cruz Sex Scandal, total women now 8!

    03/25/2016 7:46:24 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 723 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/25/2016
    Still Report # 736 - Enquirer: 3 More Cruz Babes According to an update by the National Enquirer, three new Ted Cruz lovers have spoken out, bringing the total to 8. This confirms earlier rumors that much more was to come.
  • Michael Savage Threatens to Withdraw From Trump Over National Enquirer Story

    03/25/2016 3:55:32 PM PDT · by zaker99 · 132 replies
    Conservative radio host Michael Savage is threatening to withdraw his support for Donald Trump unless he disavows the "assassination by innuendo" of Sen. Ted Cruz in a National Enquirer story – and the CEO of the tabloid's owner.
  • Cruz: National Enquirer story is ‘garbage’ from ‘Donald Trump and his henchmen’

    03/25/2016 3:09:19 PM PDT · by JediJones · 227 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/25/16 | David Weigel
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) blamed “Donald Trump and his henchmen” for planting a National Enquirer story that accused him of extramarital affairs. Vehemently denying the story as “garbage” and “complete and utter lies,” “It became clear as the campaign went on that Donald was a whole lot of sizzle without any substance,” said Cruz. “When he’s scared, when he’s losing, his first and natural resort is to go to sleaze and to go to slime.” Friday on CNN, a Trump supporter, Boston Herald columnist and radio host Adriana Cohen accused a former Cruz staffer, Amanda Carpenter, of being one of...
  • Michael Savage threatens to WITHDRAW SUPPORT from Trump over National Enquirer smear

    03/25/2016 1:23:00 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 126 replies
    Michael Savage said today on his radio show that the National Enquirer story smearing Ted Cruz is completely false, and he knows this based on a source he says he would trust with his life. Savage points out that Cruz is rightly offended over this utter garbage. But even more so, Savage says that he abhors these attempts of assassination by innuendo, as it has been done to him, and while he doesn’t blame Trump for the story, he threatens to withdraw his support of Trump if he doesn’t completely disavow the story and the man who owns the National...
  • Need Freeper Investigative Help - Direct Cruz link to Nude Melania Ad?

    03/25/2016 3:30:46 AM PDT · by BRK · 223 replies
    Hi folks. Need some help on this for or against, I don't care which, but my mind is blown here. Based on a twitter tip, I looked up the mailing addresses for Carly for America and Make America Awesome, and these both show the SAME address: PO BOX 26141 Alexandria, Va 22313 Now it has just come out that Ted Cruz gave $500,000 to Carly for America and the FEC flagged it and is asking for more information. Turns out one of Ted's ladies works there (a Ms. Pierson) and some are speculating that it is hush money for the...
  • Free Beacon Poll: Cruz Expands Lead Over Trump in Wisconsin

    03/25/2016 3:58:30 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 151 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 3/25/16 | Lachlan Markay
    The Basswood Research survey of 500 likely Republican primary voters, conducted on March 19 and 20, shows the Texas senator leading Trump by 4.8 points, 36.2 to 31.4. Ohio Gov. John Kasich trails with 20.8. Cruz’s lead expands dramatically in a head-to-head contest with Trump. If Kasich were to drop out before the primary, 47.8 percent of respondents say they would back Cruz, compared to just 36.2 percent for Trump.
  • Carly Fiorina's charity has given half a million dollars to Planned Parenthood since 2011

    10/05/2015 10:59:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Week ^ | October 5, 2015 | Jeva Lange
    Nothing has defined Carly Forina's presidential campaign quite like her outspoken opposition to Planned Parenthood — a point she has brought up repeatedly at debates and press conferences. It might seem odd, then, that her Fiorina Foundation has given half a million dollars to Planned Parenthood since 2011. The Fiorina Foundation isn't actually, legally, a foundation, per se; it's an account Fiorina and her husband hold with The Ayco Charitable Foundation, a "donor-advised fund" that stashes charitable donations for clients in case they want to quickly receive tax benefits, The Daily Beast explains. One expert on the topic described it...
  • Ted Cruz denies affairs report; attacks Trump

    03/25/2016 10:16:26 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 190 replies
    Responding to a National Enquirer story alleging he had multiple extramarital affairs, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday blamed the report on Donald Trump and "his henchmen." Cruz said the report was untrue. He called Trump "a rat" and said there is no level to which he won't stoop. "The question that people are asking is how low will Donald go," Cruz said. Cruz accused Trump of being a coward who has problems with "strong women." Cruz was in Oshkosh Friday morning at Lakeside Plastics for a campaign stop. Later speaking to reporters, he went on the attack against Trump...
  • Ted Cruz denies mistresses report; attacks Trump

    03/25/2016 10:34:01 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 77 replies
    Responding to a National Enquirer story alleging he had multiple extramarital affairs, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday blamed the report on Donald Trump and "his henchmen." Cruz said the report was untrue. He called Trump "a rat" and said there is no level to which he won't stoop. "The question that people are asking is how low will Donald go," Cruz said. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads Cruz accused Trump of being a coward who has problems with "strong women." Cruz was in Oshkosh Friday morning at Lakeside Plastics for a campaign stop. Later speaking to reporters, he went...
  • That National Enquirer Ted Cruz "bombshell" confirmed a huge nothingburger

    03/24/2016 3:53:37 PM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 629 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/24/2016 | Some guy who took a picture
    Link goes directly to picture of the article that's good enough to read. FULL Disclosure: I'm not a Cruz supporter, but I hate this kind of sleaze and I'm hoping that we can put this to rest before it gets submitted 500 times. The entire article is based off of the threat from a hoax "Anonymous" account on Twitter, which later turned out to be a RickRoll (all related tweets have since been deleted). I am pretty sure the "details" are actually lifted from replies to the original tweet, LOL. Since they're deleted, I can't be sure. Point being, it...
  • Everything You Need To Know About The Ted Cruz Sex Scandal

    TEXAS - The National Enquirer just dropped a bombshell on the Cruz campaign and the internet exploded overnight. Reports claim investigators found Ted Cruz allegedly had an affair with five different women. According to the Enquirer: “Private detectives are digging into at least five affairs Ted Cruz supposedly had,” claimed a Washington insider. “The leaked details are an attempt to destroy what’s left of his White House campaign!” The ENQUIRER reports that Cruz’s claimed mistresses include a foxy political consultant and a high-placed D.C. attorney! The publication did not name names and only printed pixelated photos. Internet users on Twitter,...
  • Trump: Response to the cover story in this week's National Enquirer about Lyin' Ted Cruz:

    03/25/2016 12:20:50 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 324 replies
    Donald Trump via FB ^ | 03/25/16 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump 24 mins · I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week’s issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but I had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. Likewise, I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin’ Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks and henchman and then pretend total innocence. Ted Cruz’s problem with the National Enquirer is his and his alone, and while they were right about...
  • Ted Cruz 'five mistress' affair story is 'garbage' report spread by 'Donald Trump and his henchmen,'

    03/25/2016 10:47:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 264 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | March 25, 2016 | Dareh Gregorian
    The National Enquirer on Friday reported that Ted Cruz has had multiple trysts with women who aren't the one he described as "the love of my life," wife Heidi Cruz. "It is garbage, complete & utter lies. It is a tabloid smear and it has come from Donald Trump and his henchmen," the Texas senator told reporters on Friday . . . Another alleged "mistress," former Cruz communications director Amanda Carpenter, was asked about the report on CNN. "Talk to my lawyer," she said.
  • Cruz:‘Trump May Be A Rat But I Have No Desire To Copulate With Him’ (Video)

    03/25/2016 1:27:39 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 323 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/25/16 | Steve Guest
    Sen. Ted Cruz  97% says “Donald Trump may be a rat but I have no desire to copulate with him.” After calling the National Enquirer report of the alleged affair “garbage,” Cruz said, “What is striking, is Donald’s henchman, Roger Stone had for months been foreshadowing that this attack was coming.”(RELATED: Cruz Accuses Trump Of Planting ‘Sleaze’ In National Enquirer) Stone, a former adviser to Trump, has been labeled by some in the media as a “rat*ucker” due to using dirty political tricks when he worked in the Nixon administration.
  • BRAKING NEWS: Donald Trump is a Garbage Human Being Who is Leading a Movement of Other Garbage Human

    03/25/2016 1:32:29 PM PDT · by Timmy · 149 replies
    Redstate.com ^ | March 25, 2016 | Leon H. Wolf
    So, listen, to get this out of the way, I am sure there are a lot of Donald Trump supporters who are not garbage human beings. I am sure there are quite a lot of them who just quite frankly don’t know about the abominable things he’s done since he started this campaign (including his mockery of a disabled reporter, his likening Ben Carson to a child molester, his multiple intentional lies about his own past positions, his open courting of white supremacists, or his lengthy history of supporting Democrats, including Hillary Clinton). Some (many?) of his supporters just see...
  • Trump: Lyin' Ted having a mental health crisis

    03/25/2016 2:14:19 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 410 replies
    Donald J. Trump Verified account ‏@realDonaldTrump "@11phenomenon: #LyingTed blames @realDonaldTrump for so many things I am starting to think he is having a mental health crisis."
  • Ted Cruz ‘Affair’ Rumors Peddled by Marco Rubio’s Allies

    03/25/2016 2:04:29 PM PDT · by SteveSCH · 144 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 03/25/2016 | Besty Woodruff
    The truth behind the rumor-mongering, however, is a little more complex. A half-dozen GOP operatives and media figures tell The Daily Beast that Cruz’s opponents have been pushing charges of adultery for at least six months now—and that allies of former GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio were involved in spreading the smears. For months and months, anti-Cruz operatives have pitched a variety of #CruzSexScandal stories to a host of prominent national publications, according to Republican operatives and media figures. The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News, Politico, and ABC News—reporters at all those outlets heard some version of...
  • BREAKING: Anonymous Claims They HAVE PROOF of Cruz Affairs Rumors Did Not Start with Donald Trump

    03/25/2016 1:59:14 PM PDT · by dynoman · 267 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-25-16 | Jim Hoft
    ”Have you heard of the expression “candy wrappers”? Do you recall visiting prostitutes? Mr. Cruz, we are now demanding you exit this race immediately or Anonymous will release all of the information that we have found. Your so-called underground acts that you think were done in the dark, will be brought out for all the public to see. It will be sent to every media outlet to publicize your disgusting behavior. We assure you it will go viral on every social media platforms in a matter of minutes.”
  • Our Principles PAC is the Second Anti-Trump Group To Invest Big in Wisconsin

    03/25/2016 12:07:17 PM PDT · by Innovative · 17 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 25, 2016 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    Two of the most prominent outside groups funding efforts to prevent Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination will spend heavily in Wisconsin, the next primary state, NBC News has learned. Our Principles PAC is making a "very robust" investment in the state to fund a cable television ad buy, digital ads, direct and phone calls targeting Republican primary voters. The television ads are expected to be on air Monday. The decision by Our Principles PAC was announced Friday, one day after another anti-Trump group, the Club for Growth, announced its own $1 million advertisement buy in the Badger State....
  • Trump issues statement in response to Cruz allegations he planted National Enquirer story

    03/25/2016 11:56:30 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 74 replies
    "I have no idea whether or not the cover story about Ted Cruz in this week's issue of the National Enquirer is true or not, but had absolutely nothing to do with it, did not know about it, and have not, as yet, read it. I have nothing to do with the National Enquirer and unlike Lyin' Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks or henchmen and then pretend total innocence. Ted Cruz's problem with the National Enquirer is his and his alone, and while they were right about O.J. Simpson, John Edwards, and many others I...
  • Mickey Kaus: Rubio Is the Republican John Edwards

    02/04/2016 2:46:52 PM PST · by detective · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb 4, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    Anti-amnesty blogger Mickey Kaus highlighted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)'s penchant for dodging questions by retreating to his memorized stump speech and labeled the donor-class candidate the Republican John Edwards. "Rubio's the GOP John Edwards," Kaus tweeted. "Both Rubio and Edwards have the gift of gab, which only takes you so far."
  • Disgraced ex-politician John Edwards back practicing law and now vying to lead 'goldmine'..

    01/12/2016 12:36:31 PM PST · by PROCON · 12 replies
    reuters ^ | Jan. 12, 2016
    Full title: Disgraced ex-politician John Edwards back practicing law and now vying to lead 'goldmine' case against Volkswagen over emissions cheatingFormer vice presidential candidate John Edwards is competing to lead private litigation against Volkswagen over its emissions cheating scandal. The former U.S. Senator, a Democrat, was a trial lawyer in North Carolina before his political career was felled by a sex scandal after it emerged he had an affair with actress Rielle Hunter - who then gave birth to their daughter. Last Friday, he sent a letter to U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer of San Francisco asking to be...
  • Another Poll Has The Governor’s Race At 48-42 For Edwards (Vitter closing the gap?)

    This one is by RRH Elections, which is an offshoot polling operation of Red Racing Horses - a political junky blog we frequent often. They've decided to take up collections from their readers and poll races, and the LAGOV race is the latest project within that effort. The poll is an IVR, which is a robopoll, and the sample size is 359 voters. It was apparently taken in two tranches - Nov. 12 and last night. That's not great, but there is some method to the madness here which might offer some credibility to the results. From the poll memo...
  • Andrew Sullivan: Skywalker Edwards v Darth Vader Cheney

    07/10/2004 4:29:53 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 60 replies · 2,210+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | July 11, 2004 | Andrew Sullivan
    As soon as John Kerry announced his choice of John Edwards as his running mate last week, the contrast was unavoidable. This autumn, Edwards, a telegenic, bubbly lawyer who looks 40, will go up against Big Daddy Cheney, the bald, dour, snarling vice-president whose most recent public pronouncement was to tell a leading Democratic senator to “go f*** yourself”. Edwards is a Southerner from a modest background, but he is also a member of the new class — a multi-millionaire trial lawyer with a fiercely independent career woman for a wife. Cheney is from Wyoming, one of the most beautiful...
  • Ted Cruz Channels His Inner John Edwards

    03/10/2015 4:27:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | March 10, 2015 | Sam Stein
    Income inequality was a prominent theme among the many potential presidential candidates who addressed the International Association of Fire Fighters presidential forum on Tuesday. But no one else had a line quite like that from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). “We’ve seen over the past number of years two Americas emerge. At the very top, top 1 percent today, with the largest federal government we’ve ever had, the top 1 percent earn a higher share of our income [than they have] since 1928,” said the Texas Republican. Veterans of recent presidential campaigns probably did a spit take. "Two Americas" is a...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Gay Marriage ‘Inevitable, ’Conservatives ‘Lost’

    03/28/2013 2:54:01 PM PDT · by drewh · 88 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm | Aaron Blake
    Conservative talk show how Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show that conservatives have lost the gay marriage debate and that it is now “inevitable.” “This issue is lost,” he said. “I don’t care what the Supreme Court does. This is inevitable. And it’s inevitable because we lost the language on this.” Limbaugh added that conservatives lost the debate because they allowed the term “marriage” to be “bastardized.” “As far as I’m concerned, once we started talking about gay marriage, traditional marriage, opposite-sex marriage, same-sex marriage, hetero marriage, we lost,” Limbaugh said. “It was over.”
  • Gruber to discuss why health-care reform is needed (consultant to H Clinton)

    Gruber’s research focuses on the areas of public finance and health economics. From 2003-06, he was a key architect of Massachusetts’ health reform effort, and after it was enacted, he joined its main implementing body. During the 2008 presidential election, he served as consultant to the Hillary Clinton, John Edwards and Obama campaigns.
  • Dinesh D’Souza Criminally Sentenced While John Edwards and Other Liberals Skated

    09/29/2014 6:42:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 29, 2014 | Rachel Alexander
    Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza, one of the most brilliant conservative political writers of the modern era, was sentenced by a judge last week to eight months in a halfway house and probation. He was also ordered to pay a $30,000 fine within 45 days. His alleged crime? He made two contributions to a losing political campaign under the names of friends. D’Souza accepted a plea agreement admitting he used straw donors to donate $20,000 to the U.S. Senate campaign of Wendy Long, a friend of his. Federal campaign law limits contributors to U.S. Senate campaigns to $5,000 each. At first...
  • Right wing’s worst nightmare: The master stroke that turns red states blue

    07/27/2014 2:33:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies
    Salon ^ | July 27, 2014 | Paul Rosenberg, Al Jazeera & Senior Editor, Random Lengths
    (FAKE COLLAGE PHOTO AT LINK) Our divisions are phony: There's broad agreement on more issues. Here's how we convert the Tea Party. Elizabeth Warren’s rock star reception at Netroots Nation came as a surprise to absolutely no one, but not so her popularity as a draw for red state Democrats running for Senate, like West Virginia’s Natalie Tennant or Kentucky’s Alison Lundergan Grimes. Yet, there shouldn’t be anything surprising about Warren’s broad economic populist appeal. It was, after all, the foundation of Democratic Party power from 1932 through 1968, a period in which Democrats won seven of nine presidential elections...
  • Chris Matthews Proclaims Marco Rubio Is ‘The Republicans' John Edwards’

    07/09/2014 9:25:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 8, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    Hardball host Chris Matthews made some bizarre comments about the potential Republican candidates for president in 2016 on Tuesday night. Speaking to Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News and Republican strategist John Feehery, Matthews took a swipe at Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and suggested “he's the Republicans' John Edwards.” [See video below.](VIDEO-AT-LINK)The Hardball host never explained why in the world he would compare a man who cheated on his wife while pursuing the presidency to Senator Marco Rubio, but nevertheless the snide remark took his panelists by surprise. While Republican John Feehery didn’t directly condemn Matthews’ unusual comparison of Edwards and...
  • The Ghost of John Edwards

    06/16/2014 4:17:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 16, 2014 | Mike Adams
    John Edwards' old campaign manager, Josh Stein, is the current North Carolina Senator in District 16. He's also among the most extreme and dangerous politicians in the state. Among the reasons he is dangerous are a) his assertion that killing unborn children is a fundamental constitutional right and b) his suggestion that Senate Republicans are more dangerous than Islamic extremists. It is bad enough that this former disciple of John Edwards is serving in our state senate. To make matters worse, he also wants to be the next attorney general of the Tar Heel State. If you aren't concerned...
  • Better Call Saul...Or John: Former VP Nominee Edwards Returns to Ambulance Chasing

    05/27/2014 7:09:47 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 27, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Trucking and Auto Accidents? Better Call John. Drowning Accidents? Better Call John. Defective or Unsafe Products? Better Call John. Why? Because we at Edwards Kirby have a record of fighting for fairness and accountability. Washington Examiner correspondent Byron York has written about John Edwards, the 2004 Democrat vice presidential nominee who came within just a few electoral votes away from being a heartbeat away from the presidency, returning to the love of his life, ambulance chasing. What is amusing is how tackily similar the Edwards' personal injury law firm, Edwards Kirby, is to the fictional Saul Goodman of the popular...
  • Democrats in 2014: The Party of John Edwards

    01/04/2014 3:00:09 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 2, 2014 | Peter Beinart
    In his inaugural address Wednesday, incoming New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tried to establish an intellectual pedigree for his focus on economic inequality. He invoked Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Al Smith, Frances Perkins, Fiorello La Guardia, Jacob Riis, David Dinkins, Mario Cuomo, and Harry Belafonte. It reminded me of when Democrats, eager to prove their national-security bona fides, tell audiences they hail from the party of Roosevelt, Truman, and Kennedy. As if there wasn’t some other Democrat after Kennedy who dabbled at war and peace, some guy from Texas. De Blasio’s speech was a bit...
  • John Edwards' NEW 'girlfriend' is a single mom almost half his age as he moves on after 'kicking R

    11/06/2013 10:21:41 AM PST · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11/6/13 | Daily Mail Reporter
    full title...John Edwards' NEW 'girlfriend' is a single mom almost half his age as he moves on after 'kicking Rielle out for writing her tell-all book about their affair'John Edwards has been spotted with the new woman in his life as he is said to have ended things once again with the mistress who ruined his political career. The disgraced former Senator has been dating a single mother nearly half his age for about a year and the woman has gotten close with his family. The National Enquirer reported that Danielle King was spotted going on a date to a...
  • John Edwards Moving In With Rielle Hunter (love child also living in the family home)

    05/31/2013 2:32:17 PM PDT · by drewh · 75 replies
    Showbiz Spy ^ | 5/30/13
    JOHN Edwards is a naughty man! The shamed politician has decided to break a deathbed promise to his late wife Elizabeth by moving his former mis­tress Rielle Hunter and their love child Quinn into the family home. “This has got to be one of John’s worst ideas ever,” a source said. “Since he’ll be traveling a lot for work, John didn’t want to also be shuttling back and forth between his house in Chapel Hill and Rielle’s place in Charlotte. Edwards’ younger children with his late wife — Jack, 13, and Emma Claire, 15 — have bonded with Rielle and...
  • Another comeback kid? John Edwards reactivates law license, books speaking gig

    05/18/2013 5:22:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Former presidential contender John Edwards has reactivated his license to practice law and is setting out on the speaking circuit. The two-time presidential candidate and former North Carolina senator is scheduled to appear June 6 at a private retreat in Orlando, Fla., for lawyer clients of the marketing firm PMP. A records check with the N.C. State Bar shows Edwards has also reactivated his license to practice law, which had been inactive for more than a decade.....
  • Oodles of Single Men May Not Be as Awesome as You'd Think

    01/19/2013 7:44:27 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 72 replies
    The Slate ^ | Wednesday, Jan. 16, 201 | Amanda Marcotte
    Young, single ladies: America is worried about you. You just keep going to college, moving to urban areas after graduation and finding yourselves outnumbering, sometimes dramatically, the available men of your demographic. How will you ever get married? How will you ever go from being the subject of one kind of magazine cover to being the subject of another? Clearly the best thing to do is stay back on the farm to live in a male-dense rural area, where the marriageable boys are there for your picking. Or it was, until Tuesday, when an enterprising New York Times journalist named...
  • Rielle Hunter's book tour.. comes to an end after just 6,000 copies are sold

    07/11/2012 9:29:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 11, 2012 | Rachel Quigley
    It was billed to be an explosive tell-all about what 'really happened' during the affair that ended a marriage and the dreams of the man who was being pipped to be the next U.S. president. But after all the hype, it seems not that many people really wanted to hear Rielle Hunter's side of the story, as the book about her relationship with former senator John Edwards has sold just 6,000 copies. Due to poor sales, Hunter seems to have dropped under the radar and scheduled no additional tour dates despite an initial media blitz.
  • MSNBC's Wolffe Lumps Romney With John Edwards: 'Moral Questions' About Fitness For Office

    07/03/2012 4:37:45 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In one of the uglier MSM smears of the presidential campaign to date, MSNBC's Richard Wolffe has tried to tie Mitt Romney with one of America's most reviled men: John Edwards. Appearing on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show this afternoon, Wolffe somehow suggested that Romney's decision to invest overseas and legally trim his federal tax bill was akin to Edwards reprehensible behavior. According to Wolffe, there is a "moral question" hanging over Romney, just as there was regarding Edwards. View the video here.
  • Rielle Hunter and John Edwards Split Up

    06/26/2012 7:54:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Good Morning America ^ | June 26, 2012 | Russell Goldman and Katie Kindelan
    Rielle Hunter and John Edwards ended their controversial relationship last week, just days after her new book debuted and she went public about how they met, hid their affair and had a baby girl together. "We are a family, but as of the end of last week John Edwards and I are no longer a couple. Not at all," Hunter told ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America."
  • Rielle Hunter and John Edwards Split Up

    06/26/2012 8:21:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    ABC News ^ | 06/26/2012 | By RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    Rielle Hunter and John Edwards ended their controversial relationship last week, just days after her new book debuted and she went public about how they met, hid their affair and had a baby girl together. "We are a family, but as of the end of last week John Edwards and I are no longer a couple. Not at all," Hunter told ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America." When asked if she still loved Edwards, Hunter replied, "I do." Stephanopoulos asked if Edwards still loved her and she said, "You have to ask him. I think he does. I mean...
  • 'There was zero sleep': Rielle Hunter on her first time with John Edwards

    06/19/2012 10:58:26 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 99 replies
    (London) Daily Mail ^ | June 19, 2012
    Rielle Hunter says the first time she slept with John Edwards was the 'most extraordinary night of her life.' Lurid details continue to emerge about the affair that annihilated the two-time presidential candidate's political career as Hunter's tell-all memoir slowly leaks to the public. The couple met in February 2006 at the Regency Hotel in New York City. Hours after Hunter approached the former North Carolina Senator, he called her up to his hotel room for a night of 'surrender' and 'zero sleep.' [Snip] Hunter says she caught Edwards' eye at the hotel when she followed him out of a...