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  • Mark Sanford: Support for Trump is a ‘cancerous growth’ on GOP

    06/15/2018 10:38:11 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 92 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/15/18 | Justin Wise
    "GOP lawmaker Mark Sanford (S.C.) said the unyielding supporting Republicans are giving President Trump is a "cancerous growth" on the party. Sanford made the comments in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine two days after his defeat in Tuesday's South Carolina primary race. The outgoing congressman addressed public perception that he wasn't loyal enough to Trump and how it helped lead to this week's loss. "It is a cancerous growth," Sanford said. "The basis on which people's frustrations have been built is real and understandable in the way that at times Washington doesn't work for them or their families and...
  • It's Trump's Republican Party now — and woe to any who object

    06/13/2018 12:19:50 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 26 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | June 13, 2018 | Mark Z. Barabak
    Mark Sanford blew up his marriage and became a national laughingstock when he sneaked off his job as South Carolina governor for a tryst with his Argentine lover. After he forsook his presidential ambitions and spent time in political purgatory, voters forgave Sanford’s trespass and, in 2013, elected him their representative in Congress. But on Tuesday, Sanford was tossed from office by his Republican constituents for committing a far graver sin: criticizing President Trump. With his bulldozing personality, Trump has transformed the GOP from a party of anti-communist cold warriors to one that coos over North Korea’s communist dictator, from...
  • Sanford defeated in primary defined by support for Trump

    06/12/2018 9:28:08 PM PDT · by iowamark · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/13/18 | Ben Kamisar
    Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) appears to have lost his Tuesday primary, which became a referendum on his criticism of President Trump. State Rep. Katie Arrington, who hammered Sanford as a traitor to President Trump, is projected to win the GOP primary in a victory that may spell the end of Sanford’s long political career in the state. The Associated Press called the race at 12:09 a.m., with Arrington leading Sanford by 51-47 percent margin with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Sanford becomes the second incumbent to lose a reelection primary bid this cycle. Sanford had never lost an election until...
  • Mark Sanford, Deemed Insufficiently Loyal To Trump, Just Lost An Election For The First Time Ever

    06/12/2018 9:25:59 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 93 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | June 12, 2018 | Alexis Levinson
    A highly publicized extramarital affair didn’t end Mark Sanford’s political career. Nor did the revelation, less than a month before a 2013 special election for Congress, that he had to go to court because his ex-wife had accused him of trespassing. The National Republican Congressional Committee’s decision to cut off funding to him that year was also not a fatal blow. He won his next elections. Then came Donald Trump. Sanford has been one of the president’s most vocal Republican critics in Congress, and Republican primary voters punished him for it. Sanford lost Tuesday night to Katie Arrington, a state...
  • Mark Sanford fights to survive in SC 1st District congressional results (Sanford Trailing)

    06/12/2018 6:34:57 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 77 replies
    The State ^ | June 12, 2018 | BRISTOW MARCHAN
    COLUMBIA, SC 9:23 p.m. With 48 percent of the vote in, it's starting to look like Arrington could win the GOP nomination without a runoff. Arrington has 52 percent of the vote to incumbent Mark Sanford's 45 percent, according to the AP.
  • Trump: Mark Sanford MIA and nothing but trouble, better off in Argentina

    06/12/2018 1:53:22 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 22 replies
    Twitter.com ^ | 6/12/18 | Donald J. Trump
    Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA. He is MIA and nothing but trouble. He is better off in Argentina. I fully endorse Katie Arrington for Congress in SC, a state I love. She is tough on crime and will continue our fight to lower taxes. VOTE Katie!
  • Never Trump Rep. Mark Sanford Flailing Heading into Primary with Pro-Trump Challenger

    05/28/2018 8:25:18 PM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 28, 2018 | Matthew Boyle
    Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) is limping into his primary on June 12 against State Rep. Katie Arrington, as Sanford’s repeated public rebukes of President Donald Trump on behalf of the Never Trump movement take center stage in this battle for the ages on the campaign trail in the first in the South presidential primary state. Sanford, who ran to CNN to refuse to endorse President Trump’s re-election in April alongside the staunch Never Trumper, retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and others, is by all accounts struggling heading into the primary just over a couple weeks from now.
  • Teacher fired after immigration argument with student

    01/17/2018 8:11:24 AM PST · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 1/17/2018 | Staff
    SANFORD, Maine (AP) — A Maine school district has fired a substitute teacher who was recorded arguing with a student about immigration. Sanford School Department officials tell the Portland Press Herald the argument happened in an 11th grade classroom at the Sanford Regional Technical Center last week. The district fired the teacher following an investigation into the exchange. In the video clip posted on Twitter , the student and teacher discuss a proposed wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The substitute tells the student, “Oh, you’re getting kicked out of my country.” She later says the country has belonged...
  • Anti-Trump Protester Arrested After Trying to Take Police Officer’s Gun at Vegas Rally

    06/19/2016 4:05:27 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 19, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Authorities in Las Vegas arrested a 19-year-old man after he allegedly tried to disarm a police officer at the Donald Trump presidential rally. Fox News: Las Vegas Metro police said Michael Sanford approached a uniformed officer and started a conversation looking to get an autograph. Minutes into the conversation, Sanford attempted to disarm the officer, police said. Authorities said officers assigned to the rally were able to take Sanford into custody with little disruption at the venue. No other incidents or injuries were reported.
  • British man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump is free, leaves country

    05/05/2017 11:43:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | May 5, 2017 | Douglas Perry
    Michael Sandford stopped calling his mother last May. He was in a foreign country, unemployed and living out of a car, but he had a plan. He had learned how to shoot a gun. He wanted to kill Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The autistic 20-year-old British man set out from California at about the same time his mother, Lynne, reported him as missing. In June, Sandford showed up at a Trump rally in Las Vegas. As the candidate spoke before a raucous crowd, the Briton moved close to the stage. He noticed a holstered gun strapped to a policeman's...
  • LIVE:Two Trump Rallies 10/25/2016 Sanford, FL @ 3pm Tallahassee, FL @ 6pm ET.

    10/25/2016 2:41:42 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 826 replies
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Sanford, FL at Million Air Orlando. Million Air Orlando Tuesday, October 25, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Tallahassee, FL at the The Tallahassee Car Museum. The Tallahassee Car Museum.
  • Judge sentences George Zimmerman shooter to 20 years in prison

    10/17/2016 10:26:27 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. The man convicted of trying to kill George Zimmerman was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a judge Monday, despite arguments from his mother and wife that his trial was unfair. Lisa Apperson, Matthew Apperson's wife, complained that the media painted her husband as a monster. She also accused many witnesses of lying during her husband's trial, saying it was "disturbing" to see the "amount of perjury." Zimmerman told the court that jurors would see a different picture of Matthew Apperson, "if you were to ask his neighbors, if you were to ask the pool man."...
  • Police: Florida mayor carjacked at gunpoint outside his home [Sanford]

    06/25/2016 8:09:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 74 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 25, 2016 9:54 PM EDT
    Police say a central Florida mayor was carjacked early Saturday while standing outside his home. MESH reports Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett was outside about 2:15 a.m. when three men approached, pointed a gun at him and stole his car keys. Police say the suspects also stole Triplett’s wallet before driving off in his Mercedes. …
  • Dad of Brit 'who tried to assassinate Donald Trump' says he may have been blackmailed

    06/21/2016 11:58:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The Daily Mirror ^ | June 21, 2016 | Steve Robson
    Paul Davey, the father of 20-year-old Michael Sandford, helped pay for him to go to the United States to "get his life sorted out" The father of a Brit accused of trying to kill Donald Trump said today his son had never shown an interest in politics and believes he may have been "put up to it or blackmailed". Paul Davey, the father of 20-year-old Michael Sandford, said his family are "absolutely devastated" by reports he has been charged with attempting to assassinate the Republican presidential nominee. Sandford is charged with 'an act of violence on restricted grounds ' after...
  • Mark Sanford Is More Vulnerable Than Ever

    06/15/2016 10:52:50 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford – who was running unopposed for the Palmetto State’s first congressional district (following a hard-fought 2013 special election win) – saw an abnormally-high percentage of people oppose him via write-in votes. Specifically, 6.59 percent of the first district electorate wrote in the name of someone other than Sanford on their ballot. That total dwarfed the write-in percentages put up against other unopposed GOP candidates at the statewide level – including treasurer Curtis Loftis (1.25 percent) and adjutant general Bob Livingston (1.03 percent).
  • The United West: Gays Must Die Says U.S. Islamic Scholar

    06/12/2016 6:08:28 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/6/16
    The United West investigative team uncovered a story so disturbing Field Sutton of Channel 9 news in Orlando, FL broke the story on their newscast. The Husseini Islamic Center of Sanford, FL invited Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar to speak at their Mosque. Dr. Sekaleshfar says the killing of homosexuals is the compassionate thing to do. In a 2013 speech Sheikh Sekaleshfar said this regarding gays, “Death is the sentence. We know there’s nothing to be embarrassed about this, death is the sentence … We have to have that compassion for people, with homosexuals, it’s the same, out of compassion, let’s get...
  • Caught on Video=> “Gays Must Die” Says Islamic Speaker at Orlando Mosque

    06/12/2016 3:42:03 PM PDT · by orchestra · 12 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/12/2016 | Jim Hoft
    The United West investigative team reported in April on an Islamic imam who was invited to speak at the The Husseini Islamic Center in Sanford, Florida. The Husseini Islamic Center invited Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar to speak at their holy mosque. Dr. Sekaleshfar said the killing of homosexuals is the compassionate thing to do.
  • Worker Buries Boss With Dirt Using Front-End Loader: Report

    06/03/2016 3:14:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Jun 3, 2016
    A construction worker has been arrested after authorities say he buried his boss in dirt using a front-end loader. Citing an arrest report, the Orlando Sentinel reports 32-year-old Erick Cox of Sanford was charged Wednesday with aggravated battery. Man Accused of Taking Pricey Ring From Boca Bathroom Witnesses say Cox was arguing with 57-year-old Perry Byrd of Orlando at a construction site in DeBary when Cox dumped two loads of dirt onto Byrd, pinning him to the ground. The report says Cox then began hitting Byrd in the head with a 6-foot aluminum level. Byrd was knocked unconscious and sustained...
  • Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

    04/01/2016 6:19:30 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 1, 2016 8:39 AM EDT
    A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat. Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Michael Ertel said Thursday that he has set up a website to vet election mailings. He says he was motivated by the cat incident, in which a voter told him a Washington-based advocacy group had sent the mailing. …
  • Sanford meets with immigration reform supporters in town hall meeting(Rep poses with Mexico flag)

    02/11/2016 9:56:47 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    Island Packet News ^ | December 8, 2013 | MATT McNAB
    Immigration reform supporters finally got their long-awaited town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford. More than 200 people packed the Holy Family Catholic Church on Sunday afternoon on Hilton Head Island to question Sanford about his stance on immigration at a meeting set up by the Lowcountry Immigration Coalition, which supports comprehensive immigration reform.