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  • John Kerry Thinks Bush Rigged The 2004 Elect

    10/20/2016 12:24:12 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 15 Dec 15 | Blake Neff
    A profile of Secretary of State John Kerry published Sunday in The New Yorker reveals that, 11 years after his election loss to George W. Bush in 2004, Kerry still believes he was robbed via systematic fraud. The article itself, written by David Remnick, focuses mostly on Kerry’s efforts to achieve peace and democracy in the Middle East, but it also dwells extensively on his presidential defeat more than a decade ago. “In 2004, when Kerry lost the Presidential race to George W. Bush, who is widely considered the worst President of the modern era, he refused to challenge the...
  • Contact info for Sheila Jackson Lee and Jan Schakowsky regarding refusal to condemn Bill Maher

    03/09/2012 9:33:20 AM PST · by doug from upland · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3-2012
    NOTE: after seeing the YouTube, I could not resist contacting the two congresswomen. Maybe some of you would like to send them a fax with your opinion. FAX (202) 226-6890 Congresswoman Schakowsky: I saw the YouTube in which you refused to condemn Bill Maher for calling Sarah Palin a c*nt and dumb tw*t and for refusing to call on President Obama to return the $1 million that Maher gave to his SuperPac. Since it is apparently okay with you to use those demeaning and disgusting words against Governor Palin, I am going to presume that, if I wrote a parody...
  • Guarding Hillary’s health: How Hillary’s health problems make her unfit for the presidency

    10/17/2016 10:49:04 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 16 Oct 16 | Edward Klein
    Among all the recent WikiLeaks email dumps, perhaps the most important one of all has been overlooked by the mainstream media. In it, Neera Tanden, Hillary Clinton’s longtime political guru, warned campaign manager John Podesta not to raise the question of primary opponent Bernie Sanders’ health because it would draw unwanted attention to the hidden truth about Hillary’s health. [SNIP] Among Hillary’s friends, it is common knowledge that she suffers from tension headaches, sits with her feet elevated, nods off to sleep while studying her speeches, gets dizzy and has frequently stumbled and fallen at her home in Chappaqua. She...
  • Obama battles Bill Clinton ‘rapist’ protester: ‘This is happening everywhere’

    10/14/2016 1:34:45 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 70 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 14 Oct 16 | Kyle Olson
    Barack Obama first tried to shout over a protester today yelling, “Bill Clinton is a rapist!” The president tried to ignore the protester at his Cleveland rally, powering through reading his teleprompter.
  • WikiLeaks dumps more John Podesta emails [Podesta claiming messages may have been altered]

    10/12/2016 10:01:53 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 26 replies ^ | 11 Oct 16 | CBS/AP
    Hacked emails show that Hillary Clinton’s campaign was slow to grasp the seriousness of the controversy over her use of a homebrew email server and believed it might blow over after one weekend. [SNIP] WikiLeaks began releasing on Friday what it said were years of messages from accounts used by Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. He has acknowledged his emails were hacked. Podesta warned that messages may have been altered or edited to inflict political damage but has not pointed to any specific case of this.
  • Half a Dozen News Sites Stop Polling Their Readers on Who Won the Presidential Debate

    10/10/2016 10:32:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 28 replies ^ | 10-10-2016 | EZRA DULIS
    Half a dozen news outlets skipped posting snap polls after the second 2016 presidential debate on Sunday — most likely because Donald Trump touted his dominance of their polls after the first debate in September. The first presidential debate was a tough one for Republican presidential candidate Trump, but he publicly declared victory by citing a slew of unscientific online polls where respondents said he beat his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The Daily Mail rounded up the results of many of these snap polls, as well, with a headline blaring “Trump won debate by a landslide.”
  • DNC prepping response if Trump gets taken off ballot

    10/09/2016 12:01:50 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    DNC prepping response if Trump gets taken off ballot By Marisa Schultz October 9, 2016 | 12:10pm Democrats had a clear message to Republicans Sunday who want to dump Donald Trump: You’re stuck with him. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile said her legal team is preparing to respond to any efforts by Republicans to swap Trump out for respectable running mate Mike Pence on state ballots. “I’m sure my legal team is already looking at efforts underway, if there are any efforts underway,” Brazile told ABC’s “This Week.”
  • And now the season of October surprises [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES]

    10/04/2016 12:26:50 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 3 Oct 16 | Wesley Pruden
    The season of “the October surprise” is hard upon us, but this year we’re getting the October surprise on the installment plan. There’s a medium-sized surprise with the morning paper every day. The New York Times delivered what it thought would be the A-bomb late last week, with the news that Donald Trump had used the tax laws to count losses against tax liabilities to defer paying $916 million in taxes. This October surprise was apparently meant to suggest that the Donald was either an incompetent businessman and couldn’t be the rich man he says he is, to run up...
  • Madonna Gets Naked, Joins Katy Perry in Supporting Hillary Clinton

    09/28/2016 12:21:09 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 78 replies ^ | 28 Sep 16 | Gil Kaufman
    Madonna has gotten naked more than a few times in her career. But this time she's doing it for a cause. On Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the singer posted some politically motivated nudes on her Facebook page telling fans, "Living for Hillary. Yes I vote for intelligence. I vote for equal rights for women and all minorities."
  • Sean Penn Likens Voting for Donald Trump to "Masturbating Our Way Into Hell"

    09/28/2016 11:35:29 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 93 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 28 Sep 16 | THR Staff
    The actor shared his thoughts on politics and also joined Twitter for the first time. Sean Penn rarely makes late night appearances but he stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to promote the audiobook he narrated, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.
  • Swarthmore student called ‘white b*tch,’ told ‘kill yourself’ over op-ed that upset liberal peers

    09/27/2016 4:36:45 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 13 replies
    The College Fix ^ | September 27, 2016 | Jeremy Beaman
    Swarthmore student flees campus after bullying prompts safety concerns Reaction to a Swarthmore College student’s recent op-ed in the campus newspaper about the preppy liberal arts school’s need-blind admissions program has been so vicious and severe — cyberbullying, a message telling her she should have her tongue removed, a note saying “kill yourself bitch” — that the column’s author has left campus. Erin Jenson told The College Fix her Sept. 12 column in the campus newspaper, “The Admissions Office Doesn’t Care About Your Values,” argued that the same colleges encouraging students to challenge anything perceived as privilege do in fact...
  • Rats vanquished but smell lingers at Arkansas governor's mansion

    09/16/2016 3:58:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo News ^ | 9/16/16 | Steve Barnes
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Rats have been evicted from the Arkansas governor's mansion but the lingering effects of a rodent infestation, including noxious odors, require its study to be demolished and rebuilt, officials said this week. The rodents, in a non-partisan manner, have been a problem for former Governor Mike Beebe, a Democrat who served from 2007 to 2015, and for current Governor Asa Hutchinson, a Republican who has served since then. "You can walk in (the study) today and still smell the rat stench. It looks fine, but it's hideous smelling," current first lady Susan Hutchinson told a...
  • Did Clinton bring her personal DOCTOR to 9/11 memorial where she collapsed?

    09/13/2016 12:44:39 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 61 replies ^ | 12 Sep 16 | reporter
    Hillary Clinton is facing new questions over whether she brought her personal doctor, Lisa Bardack, to the 9/11 memorial where she collapsed. The Democratic candidate had a woman at her side throughout her time there - and as she was escorted away, the woman appeared to check Clinton's pulse. She also held Clinton's hand in a way which it has been suggested may have been some sort of neurological test.
  • Jury: A.G. Kane guilty of perjury, obstruction, all other charges (Pa's Hillary)

    08/15/2016 5:58:59 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 129 replies ^ | 08/15/2016 | Craig R. McCoy Angela Couloumbis and Laura McCrystal
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was convicted Monday of perjury, obstruction and other crimes after squandering her once bright political future on an illegal vendetta against an enemy. Four years after Kane's election in a landslide as the first Democrat and first woman elected attorney general, a jury of six men and six women found her guilty of two counts of perjury and 10 misdemeanor counts of abusing the powers of her office.
  • Million Pounds Of Rat Meat Being Sold As Boneless Chicken Wings In U.S

    08/12/2016 7:18:45 AM PDT · by massmike · 137 replies ^ | 08/12/2016 | n/a
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the Port of San Francisco destroyed numerous illegal containers imported into the U.S from China. These containers contained rat meat! The strange thing about this is the plan this rat meat to be sold as chicken meat. The idea was the nasty meat to be shipped to different points in several states, and to be sold as chicken. The FDA states that there is a possibility of another 300,000 lbs. of this meat being offered in groceries and restaurants across the U.S. The FDA inspector, Ronal Jones, claims that if cooked completely, this...
  • WSJ: The Clinton Foundation, State and Kremlin Connections

    07/31/2016 4:54:56 PM PDT · by maggief · 10 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 31, 2016 | PETER SCHWEIZER
    Hillary Clinton touts her tenure as secretary of state as a time of hardheaded realism and “commercial diplomacy” that advanced American national and commercial interests. But her handling of a major technology transfer initiative at the heart of Washington’s effort to “reset” relations with Russia raises serious questions about her record. Far from enhancing American national interests, Mrs. Clinton’s efforts in this area may have substantially undermined U.S. national security. Consider Skolkovo, an “innovation city” of 30,000 people on the outskirts of Moscow, billed as Russia’s version of Silicon Valley—and a core piece of Mrs. Clinton’s quarterbacking of the Russian...
  • Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats - sources

    07/29/2016 2:13:19 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 106 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 29 Jul 16 | Mark Hosenball, Joseph Menn and John Walcott
    The computer network used by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The latest attack, which was disclosed to Reuters on Friday, follows reports of two other hacks on the Democratic National Committee and the party’s fundraising committee for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives. The U.S. Department of Justice national security division is investigating whether cyber hacking attacks on Democratic political organizations threatened U.S. security, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
  • Bill Clinton Pours On the Estrogen

    07/27/2016 11:15:30 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | 26 Jul 16 | Maureen Dowd
    His life took off, he said, when he fell in love with “that girl.” He told a familiar love story, recounted in his memoir, about springtime at Yale Law School in 1971 and a “magnetic” girl with thick blond hair and big glasses and no makeup and a long, white flowery skirt. He said when he first saw her in a political and civil rights class that he wanted to tap her on the shoulder but he knew if he did, he would be starting something beyond his control. With a sky-blue tie and silvery hair and an easy smile,...
  • Leaked Emails Show DNC Officials Planned Anti-Trump Protests (Sent Interns To Staff Them)

    07/24/2016 3:34:56 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 83 replies
    Dailly Caller ^ | Alex Pfeiffer
    The release of Democratic National Committee emails by WikiLeaks Friday reveals that DNC officials planned anti-Donald Trump protests. In multiple emails DNC officials sign off and acknowledge the existence of two anti-Donald Trump protests in South Bend, IN. and Billings, MT. The release of nearly 20,000 emails is the first in a WikiLeaks “Hillary Leaks” series. On April 29, a DNC press staffer, Rachel Palermo, alerted Eric Walker, deputy communications director, about a Facebook page for an anti-Trump protest on May 2 in South Bend. “Whoo! Thanks to our interns for finding this out.” Walker replies, “I like it, as...
  • Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

    07/24/2016 5:02:29 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 63 replies
    Twitter ^ | 07/24/16 | Donald Trump
    Tweets Tweets & replies Media Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 6m6 minutes ago Wow, President Obama's brother, Malik, just announced that he is voting for me. Was probably treated badly by president-like everybody else! 868 retweets 1,802 likes Reply Retweet 868 Like 1.8K More Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 37m37 minutes ago Bernie Sanders started off strong, but with the selection of Kaine for V.P., is ending really weak. So much for a movement! TOTAL DISRESPECT 913 retweets 2,526 likes Reply Retweet 913 Like 2.5K More Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 41m41 minutes ago Looks to me like the Bernie people will fight....
  • Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

    07/23/2016 6:56:58 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 15 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | July 23, 2016 8:48 am | CATHERINE LUCEY
    FILE - In this June 21, 2016, file photo, Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., center, leaves the federal courthouse in Philadelphia. With the Democratic National Convention looming, Philadelphia is ready with freshly swept streets, pristine hotel rooms, lavish party invitations and extra police patrols. Tougher to clean up are the recent political corruption cases that have implicated many Democrats across the state. In June, Fattah was convicted of laundering federal grants and nonprofit funds to repay an illegal $1 million campaign loan and help family and friends. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the...
  • Hillary Clinton Is Above the Law

    07/06/2016 3:39:41 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 5 Jul 2016 | David Harsanyi
    No reasonable person could possibly square what FBI Director James Comey said about Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail system during her time as Secretary of State with his final recommendation. On Tuesday, Comey spent 15 minutes meticulously detailing every illegality of Clinton—including her negligent behavior and obstruction of the investigation. And yet, at the end of it all, he offered the absurdly counterintuitive position that no “reasonable prosecutor” would bring charges in such a case.
  • What Does Obama Have on Comey?

    07/06/2016 1:28:46 PM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 52 replies
    Everyone who knows anything about the way organized crime and the Democrats knows that Obama wouldn't appoint Comey to his position in 2012 with leverage. What does Obama have on James Comey?
  • FBI: Yes, Queen Hillary Broke The Law. No, She Won't Be Prosecuted.

    07/05/2016 12:21:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | July 5, 2016 | Ben Shapiro
    On July 4, 1776, the United States announced its independence from Great Britain based on the key principle of rule of law. On July 5, 2016, the United States said, “F*** it. I’m With Hillary!” Just days after the Attorney General of the United States Loretta Lynch held a secret meeting aboard a plane with former President Bill Clinton – whose wife was under FBI investigation; just the day after Hillary leaked that she’d want Lynch for her own administration; just hours after the President of the United States Barack Obama flew Hillary – still under FBI investigation – down...
  • Politicon2016: Sarah Palin On RATs (Republicans Against Trump)

    07/01/2016 9:47:13 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 33 replies
    She calls them out today
  • Hillary Clinton has one word for the Senate after gun vote

    06/21/2016 9:55:27 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 45 replies
    USA Today ^ | 21 Jun 16 | Steph Solis
    In a sign of unwavering partisan gridlock, the Senate blocked four gun measures Monday — two from each party — in the wake of the Orlando shooting. [SNIP] But Hillary Clinton had only one word for the Senate: "Enough." The presumptive Democratic nominee's statement included just that word, followed by a list of the Orlando shooting's 49 victims.
  • Must see "Gun-Grabber" TV, 2016 Election Edition - Senate

    06/15/2016 10:42:43 AM PDT · by SecondAmendment · 14 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 15-Jun-2016 | C-SPAN
    Those zany Dems are up to their unconstitutional antics again ! Watch the hilarity unfold as those wacky Senators from the left side of the aisle yuck it up on the chamber floor while trying to eviscerate another unalienable right !
  • Clinton’s warnings about Trump actually describe…her

    06/03/2016 12:38:57 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 9 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 2 Jun 16 | Post Editorial Board
    That was a “major national-security address”? Hillary Clinton’s folks billed her San Diego speech Thursday as a big deal. And it certainly was a prime opportunity to lay out her views on foreign policy and America’s role in the world. But what she delivered was a 45-minute rant against Donald Trump — with nary a clue about her plans for leading America on the international stage. Worse, her string of dump-on-Trump quips might’ve worked better if she had substituted her name for his, starting with her attack on Trump’s “series of rants” — a perfect description of her own speech....
  • AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misstates key facts in email episode

    05/27/2016 11:33:20 AM PDT · by McGruff · 70 replies
    AP ^ | May 27, 2016 | LISA LERER and CATHERINE LUCEY
    Over the months, Hillary Clinton misstated key facts about her use of private email and her own server for her work as secretary of state, the department's inspector general reported this week. According to the findings, she claimed approval she didn't have and declined to be interviewed for the report despite saying "I'm more than ready to talk to anybody anytime." Scrutiny of her unusual email practices appeared to be unwelcome, despite her contention those practices were well known and "fully above board." A look at some of Clinton's past claims about her unusual email set-up and how they compare...
  • Clinton’s inexcusable, willful disregard for the rules

    05/26/2016 7:01:28 AM PDT · by pabianice · 29 replies
    WaPo ^ | 5/26/16
    One cannot miss that both the Washington Post and New York Times have turned on Hillary's career as a liar, esp. her email scandal. Strange and unexpected.
  • CBS2 Investigation Uncovers Votes Being Cast From Grave Year After Year (LA county CA)

    05/24/2016 5:42:47 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    CBS2 ^ | May 23, 2016 11:20 PM | By David Goldstein
    LOS ANGELES ( — A comparison of records by David Goldstein, investigative reporter for CBS2/KCAL9, has revealed hundreds of so-called dead voters in Southern California, a vast majority of them in Los Angeles County. “He took a lot of time choosing his candidates,” said Annette Givans of her father, John Cenkner. Cenkner died in Palmdale in 2003. Despite this, records show that he somehow voted from the grave in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010. But he’s not the only one. CBS2 compared millions of voting records from the California Secretary of State’s office with death records from the Social...
  • Gun control: Stymied in 2016, Oregon Democrats vow to try again in 2017

    04/02/2016 12:40:57 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    Unable to pass new gun-control bills this year, months after the state's deadliest shooting, Oregon Democrats are diving into campaign season with promises to try again in 2017. House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson, D-Portland, wants to revive a measure that would limit default gun sales when background checks take longer than expected, after the bill earned tepid support and died in the Senate last month. Advisers for Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum huddled with advocates in separate meetings Thursday to hear about executive actions they might take without legislative approval. Brown, up for election this year, had...
  • Watch: Rat Crawls Up Sleeping Subway Rider's Neck

    03/29/2016 1:32:55 PM PDT · by samtheman · 29 replies
    The man who shot the video said the rider shrieked in horror once he woke up
  • Ted Cruz Obfuscates Extramarital Affairs Blames Trump – Update Trump Responds…

    03/26/2016 3:28:07 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 142 replies
    The Conserative Treehouse ^ | March 25, 2016 | March 25, 2016
    NOTE: Headline earlier changed because it was pointed out correctly, Senator Ted Cruz does not actually/technically deny the allegations. Instead Cruz is attacking the story of them: “the attacks are garbage”, “the smears are false”, etc. In essence, professional lawyer speak.
  • Experts see little chance of charges in Clinton email case [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE]

    03/22/2016 11:37:16 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 87 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 22 Mar 16 | ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BIESECKER
    Asked earlier this month whether she'd be indicted over her use of a private email server as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton responded: "It's not going to happen." Though Republicans characterized her response as hubris, several legal experts interviewed by the Associated Press agreed with the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • How big ARE New York's rats? Researcher catches rodent three times the size of a normal beast

    03/04/2016 4:12:49 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | March 4, 2016
    How big ARE New York's rats? Researcher catches one-and-a-half pound rodent three times the size of a normal beast "...'I've caught rats all over the city, and I've seen the ones that I didn't catch. I think it's among the biggest that live in New York City,' said Matt Combs of Fordham University. [snip] One of the largest rats ever reported in New York City was a huge beast dubbed Master Splinter by the Twitter user that first posted a picture of it. The enormous rat was found in a Footlocker store in the Bronx in 2012, according to Twitter...
  • Donors ask GOP consulting firm to research independent presidential bid - POLITICO

    02/26/2016 11:21:27 AM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 101 replies ^ | 02/26/16 12:44 PM EST | Scott Bland
    Conservative donors have engaged a major GOP consulting firm in Florida to research the feasibility of mounting a late, independent run for president amid growing fears that Donald Trump could win the Republican nomination. A memo prepared for the group zeroes in on ballot access as a looming obstacle for any independent candidate, along with actually identifying a viable, widely known contender and coalescing financial support for that person. The two states with the earliest deadlines for independent candidates, Texas and North Carolina, also have some of the highest hurdles for independents to get on the ballot, according to the...
  • Abortion Activist Laughs About Using Aborted Babies to Grow Rat Parts

    02/10/2016 7:19:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies ^ | February 7, 2016 | Katie Yoder
    News outlets rushed to cover recent charges out of Houston against the Center for Medical Progress. But will they cover the Center’s latest video? Doubtful. On Monday, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a new undercover video in an effort to further expose the abortion industry’s role in harvesting aborted baby parts. The video captured National Abortion Federation (NAF) representatives calling money for tissue a “win-win” and expressed relief that CMP could rid them of aborted baby leftovers after trouble with other “disposal services.” MRC Culture watched both CMP’s shorter video and full footage video for this story. Shorter...
  • Mo Dowd: Hillary Battles Bernie Sanders, Chick Magnet

    02/06/2016 2:02:02 PM PST · by seanmerc · 42 replies
    New York Times ^ | 6 Feb 16 | Maureen Dowd
    HILLARY CLINTON first grabbed the national spotlight 47 years ago as an idealistic young feminist, chiding the paternalistic establishment in her Wellesley commencement speech. So it’s passing strange to watch her here, getting rebuffed by young women who believe that she lacks idealism, that she overplays her feminist hand and that she is the paternalistic establishment. Bernie Sanders may be a dead ringer for Larry David, but Hillary is running the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” campaign. She can’t fire up young voters by dwelling on what can’t be done in Washington and by explaining that she’s more prose than poetry.
  • Dean: 'Labor unions are super-PACs Democrats like’

    02/05/2016 9:49:26 PM PST · by Chode · 6 replies
    the hill ^ | February 05, 2016, | Mark Hensch
    Former Gov. Howard Dean (D-Vt.) said Friday that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) should not boast about his freedom from super-PACs given his ties with organized labor.“I don’t hear anybody asking Bernie Sanders for transcripts of some speech he made for a labor union,” he told host Andrea Mitchell on “MSNBC Live."“For Bernie to say he doesn’t have a super-PAC…labor unions are super-PACs. Labor unions are super-PACs Democrats like so we don’t go after labor unions.” Dean then criticized Sanders for implying Clinton is in the pocket of Wall Street after giving paid speeches for major financial firms in the past.“This is...

    09/18/2013 11:26:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/18/13 | Oliver Darcy
    Former Democratic Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich reportedly interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday.
  • The Cookie Jar Elections Of 2016

    12/23/2015 7:07:40 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 1 replies
    TFP ^ | 12/14/2015 | John Horvat II
    The issues now being debated in the 2016 elections are framed as if the country revolved around a great big cookie jar. The benefits and promises candidates offer are like cookies that must be substantial, instantly gratifying and abundant. All the problems the nation faces seem to be reduced to who has access to the cookie jar. Ideally, everyone agrees that people should be entitled to as many cookies as they can get. However, the truth of the matter is that there are often not enough cookies to go around. Thus, how cookies are distributed is up for debate. For...
  • The Demo-creeps' Communal Database Mess [impish vanity]

    12/20/2015 3:54:57 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 2 replies
    While Mister Focker talks about his 'communal commode' [and failing to follow his own rule], he looks quite sane when compared with this hairbrained notion: The DNC's communal campaign computer system. Yep, both Hellery and Bernie Sanders share the same campaign database -- communism on parade in the name of efficiency. There was supposed to be a firewall that separated them, but you know how communal projects work out -- you end up taking a shower and look over to see some other guy sitting on the pot. The firewall had a weakness. Bernie Sanders stated that he informed the...
  • Sanders campaign threatens legal action against DNC

    12/18/2015 2:29:48 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    CNN)— ^ | Catherine Treyz, Dan Merica and Jeremy Diamond
    The internal warfare exploded after the DNC cut off Sanders from the database and said the Vermont senator's presidential campaign exploited a software error to improperly access confidential voter information collected by Hillary Clinton's team. The revelation poses a setback for Sanders, who is mounting a liberal challenge to the former secretary of state. The DNC database is a goldmine of information about voters and being blocked from it could complicate Sanders' outreach efforts. The timing is also challenging, just weeks before Clinton and Sanders are slated to compete in the Iowa caucuses. And coming the day before a Democratic...
  • Dems warn against ObamaCare (Cadillac) tax delays

    12/11/2015 3:38:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/10/15 | Sarah Ferris
    Some Democrats are raising concerns that an ObamaCare tax trade-off taking shape in Congress this week could whet the appetite of other industries looking to chip away at the law. House and Senate leaders say they are inching closer to a year-end tax package - likely wrapped into the governing spending bill - that would pause both the healthcare law's "Cadillac tax" and its medical device tax for two years. Delaying the taxes would deliver a major win to labor groups and the medical device industry, respectively, after years of heavy lobbying against the provisions. And even as most supporters...
  • Guinness can’t afford to alienate loyalists as beer sales fall [changing recipe]

    11/14/2015 2:26:41 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 11/14/15 | Jason Notte
    Guinness dates back 256 years and is laden with deep cultural connotations for both the Irish and Irish diaspora here in the United States. Any significant change to it is risky.Even if it means removing an element deemed repugnant by a large segment of the population.We could be talking about isinglass — the clear collagen extracted from fish bladders that is used to draw spent yeast out of beer and clarify the finished product — but Guinness is planning to remove that particular substance from its brewing process in 2016 in favor of another less-fishy filtration method. There wasn’t all...
  • Canberra archaeologists discover fossils of giant rats the size of dogs in East Timor

    11/08/2015 2:32:15 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 43 replies ^ | Alexandra Beech
    The species would have looked similar to modern rats but ranged in size from about 1.5 kilograms to five kilograms. Researcher Julien Louys said the creatures were probably herbivores and became extinct suddenly about 1,000 years ago. He said they were the largest known rats to have ever existed and acknowledged some people thought they sounded terrifying. "Most people seem to think that," Dr Louys said. "But I think they would have been, well not cute, but certainly they would have been fascinating to see them in the flesh." He said it appeared the rats were a popular meal for...
  • Chief Operating Officer Leaves Jeb Bush Campaign

    10/30/2015 1:06:06 PM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 30, 2015 | Reid J. Epstein and Patrick O'Connor
    The highest-ranking official known to lose her job in Jeb Bush’s flagging campaign is Christine Ciccone, the campaign’s chief operating officer. News of Ms. Ciccone’s departure comes a week after the Bush campaign announced a re-organization that it said would reduce payroll by 40%. Ms. Ciccone served as Mr. Bush’s chief operating officer, effectively an office administrator responsible for logistics.
  • De Blasio will finally endorse Hillary Clinton: source

    10/26/2015 3:39:14 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 8 replies
    AP via the New York Post ^ | 10/26/2015 | Associated Press (uncredited)
    NEW YORK — A person familiar with the plans of Bill de Blasio says New York City’s mayor is planning to endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. The person told The Associated Press on Monday the endorsement would likely come before a December presidential forum in Iowa organized by de Blasio. The person was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter before the announcement and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.
  • 'They're taking over!': How New York's rat problem is worse than ever - and millions are..

    10/23/2015 3:11:18 PM PDT · by PROCON · 70 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct. 23, 2015
    When New Yorkers see something scurrying, they say something and that has brought rat complaints to the city's 311 hotline to a recent high of more than 24,000 so far this year, officials said on Thursday. 'The rats are taking over,' New York City comptroller Scott Stringer told Reuters. 'I'm a lifelong New Yorker and I've never seen it this bad... I see them on my way home, they're standing upright, they say, "Good morning, Mr Comptroller."' With more than two months of grumbling still left in 2015, rodent-related grievances were already at 24,375 as of Wednesday, said Mayor Bill...