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  • Exclusive: RNC document mocks donors, plays on 'fear'

    03/03/2010 3:33:22 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 44 replies · 2,025+ views
    Politico ^ | 3/3/10 4:23 PM EST | BEN SMITH
    The Republican National Committee plans to raise money this election cycle through an aggressive campaign capitalizing on “fear” of President Barack Obama and a promise to "save the country from trending toward socialism." The strategy was detailed in a confidential party fundraising presentation, obtained by POLITICO, which also outlines how “ego-driven” wealthy donors can be tapped with offers of access and “tchochkes.” The presentation was delivered by RNC Finance Director Rob Bickhart to top donors and fundraisers at a party retreat in Boca Grande, Florida on February 18, a source at the gathering said. In neat PowerPoint pages, it lifts...
  • All Along, Most Iraqi Relics Were 'Safe and Sound'

    06/08/2003 7:59:59 PM PDT · by saquin · 13 replies · 517+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 4/9/03 | William Booth and Guy Gugliotta All Along, Most Iraqi Relics Were 'Safe and Sound' By William Booth and Guy Gugliotta Washington Post Staff WritersMonday, June 9, 2003; Page A12 BAGHDAD, June 8 -- The world was appalled. One archaeologist described the looting of Iraq's National Museum of Antiquities as "a rape of civilization." Iraqi scholars standing in the sacked galleries of the exhibit halls in April wept on camera as they stood on shards of cuneiform tablets dating back thousands of years. In the first days after Baghdad fell to U.S. forces, condemnation rained down on U.S. military commanders and officials in Washington for...
  • *PING LISTS* Revisited (vanity)

    01/08/2003 12:55:32 PM PST · by EggsAckley · 97 replies · 633+ views
    1-8-03 | EggsAckley
    A month or so ago I posted a Vanity, addressing the topic of "Ping Lists." It turned into a rather large thread, and the random pinging seemed to disappear. I hate to waste bandwidth by posting on this topic again, but .....again I am bombarded by pings that I DID NOT REQUEST. This morning there were TWO people pinging me to the same thread, posted twice. This particular thread was ENORMOUS and VERY graphics-intensive. It took eight full minutes to load. You see, NOT EVERYONE CAN GET HIGH SPEED SERVICE, and with old dialup phone lines that can't handle anymore...