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Home Front: Politix
Get in line
Posted by: tipper || 11/02/2012 19:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Four more years of massive deficit spending, crony looting, and economic mismanagement should get those rationing lines all across the country.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2012 20:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Looking more and more like 1933, but with 2012 prices.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/02/2012 21:20 Comments || Top||

#3  There's a lovely map halfway down the page showing peak power outages and how much has been restored. They're making progress.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2012 21:32 Comments || Top||


Sen. Menendez had loud sex with different girl every night, DC neighbor tells left-wing website
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez had loud sex with different women nightly in his Washington, D.C., apartment, his former neighbor told the liberal gossip website Gawker.

“We lived below him,” the former neighbor said, according to the website. “It was outrageous. When it started, we thought it was a one-time thing. But it went on for months — hours and hours of headbanging sex.”

The report in the liberal Gawker comes on the heels of The Daily Caller’s early Thursday article about how Menendez allegedly paid two women in the Dominican Republic for sex.

The women told TheDC that Menendez agreed to pay them $500 for sex acts earlier this year, but in the end they each received only $100. The women said this happened around Easter time at Casa de Campo, an expensive 7,000-acre resort in the Dominican Republic.

Menendez spokeswoman Tricia Enright has refused to answer any questions about TheDC’s initial reports: “We’re not going to respond to a completely false accusation,” she wrote by email on Wednesday evening.

Then, after the initial report ran, Menendez spokesman Michael Soliman attacked TheDC.

“It is disgusting that on a day when New Jerseyans are focused on responding to one of the worst disasters to ever hit the state, [Republican Senate candidate] Joe Kyrillos and the right-wing smear machine are peddling lies about Bob Menendez,” Soliman said, according to PolitickerNJ.

“Let’s be clear: The accusations Kyrillos and his friends in the right-wing media are peddling are absolutely false. This unsubstantiated, untrue attack is a new low, and we hope that Kyrillos will pull his campaign out of the gutter and join us and other leaders in helping get this state back on its feet. Bob Menendez is going to continue to focus on helping New Jersey recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy and will not be distracted by desperate smears from a flailing campaign in the final days before an election.”

Now that left-wing blogs are reporting on the senator’s sex life, the Menendez team is quiet. Enright has not returned TheDC’s request for comment about the allegations in the Gawker article, and Gawker reported that a Menendez spokesperson ignored its request.

Posted by: tipper || 11/02/2012 02:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [435 views] Top|| File under:

#1  While I don't agree with his politics Project Vote Smart would indicate he was present for duty and voted for nearly every bill. Since that's his day job, something to be said for showing up, "head banger" or no. Go for it amigo!
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 2:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Now you know EXACTLY why the Democrats want tax payers to pay for condoms and abortions.
Posted by: Bugs Uleger6376 || 11/02/2012 2:55 Comments || Top||

#3  For some reason, I can't get excited.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/02/2012 3:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Menendez had loud sex with different women nightly in his Washington, D.C., apartment, his former neighbor told the liberal gossip website

Pretty impressive for a guy pushing 60; sounds like this 'smear' is more like a brag.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/02/2012 8:22 Comments || Top||

#5  ..agreed to pay them $500 for sex acts earlier this year, but in the end they each received only $100.

The economic war of pay disparity on women continue, lead by another Donk wiener.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2012 9:00 Comments || Top||

#6  check his apartment's trash for disposed-of "Binders"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/02/2012 9:26 Comments || Top||

#7  ditto g(r)om.

He's a slimeball Demorat. I don't care about his sex life, I DO care about his votes.
Posted by: AlanC || 11/02/2012 10:47 Comments || Top||

#8  I can't get to excited by what some neighbor says. Maybe they have some beef. Just as long as he's not screwing us. Can't say that for most of the Dems. Occasionally, some Pubs also show stupidity--most of them get drummed out of politics by the party.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/02/2012 14:16 Comments || Top||

#9  Cry havoc and release...the right wing smear machine!
Posted by: tu3031 || 11/02/2012 14:27 Comments || Top||

#10  Sounds like the male version of Sandra Fluke. Has anyone ever seen them together at the same time?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/02/2012 14:34 Comments || Top||

#11  That NOISE wasn't the Senator. It was his pacemaker backfiring :-)
Posted by: Raider || 11/02/2012 14:44 Comments || Top||

#12  Raider, that's just plain awful. I'm still laughing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2012 23:30 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Benghazi Investigator Slams America and ‘Islamophobes’
Posted by: tipper || 11/02/2012 05:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [435 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sympathizer of the barbarians. Hussien frontman. Bring up the Firing Squad.
Posted by: Bugs Uleger6376 || 11/02/2012 6:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Clinton appoints Raul Castro to investigate Bay of Pigs invasion.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 8:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Here's to hoping we won't have to deal with Pickering during the next four years.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 11/02/2012 9:36 Comments || Top||

#4  Let's put this asshole in the embassy with no security next time. See what he says after they drag his dumb ass out to rape.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 11:34 Comments || Top||

#5  how about if Pickering focuses on why members of the Libyan police detachment that were supposed to be guarding the embassy - actually had the place under hostile surveillance???

setting aside all epithets - for and against - let's get down to some proper investigation here.
Posted by: Raider || 11/02/2012 11:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Ima looking around checking the polls, sniffing the streets, buying the burgers, listening to WLS... I come to the conclusions that we're pretty much doomed.

I am still optimistic in the long run since progressives need way more gas than the average voter and will change sides accordingly.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/02/2012 18:54 Comments || Top||

#7  Thank you, Shipman. You are truly special.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2012 23:31 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Mitt Romney: My vision for America
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 14:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [334 views] Top|| File under:


Reid says he can't work with Romney
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 13:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [303 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Or anyone else.

How long has it been since the Senate passed a budget again?

Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 13:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, it's about time old Harry retired anyway.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 11/02/2012 14:06 Comments || Top||

#3  He couldn't seem to work with Zero either - could not garner a single vote on WH budget proposals (not even his o9wn.)
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/02/2012 14:10 Comments || Top||

#4  With any luck, Harry will be the Senate Minority Leader next term.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/02/2012 14:14 Comments || Top||

#5  With any luck he'll just be a senator from the minority party.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/02/2012 14:33 Comments || Top||

#6  Harry's too radioactive! Time to move him into Yucca Mountain waste storage.
Posted by: Water Modem || 11/02/2012 14:46 Comments || Top||

#7  If the Donks retain a majority in the Senate, nothing stops the Trunks from backing a small group of bi-partisan oriented Senators [most likely to face reelection in 2014] to get a new Senate leader. Seen this done at the state level.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2012 14:49 Comments || Top||

#8  If the Democrats achieve minority status in the Senate as well the House, they'll toss Mr. Reid like an unmatched old sock. No one does revenge like a bunch of formerly powerful politicians with someone to blame.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2012 15:01 Comments || Top||

#9  Don't just want Harry demoted. Want him publicly humiliated, run out of town, prosecuted and left to rot in ignominy. I want his family name to be political poison for 100 years. I want the state of Nevada to quietly plow his childhood home into the sand and use the site to store toxic waste.
Posted by: Iblis || 11/02/2012 15:33 Comments || Top||

#10  Bravo, Iblis!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/02/2012 16:32 Comments || Top||

#11  *sustained round of applause* Iblis, Iblis, hurrah for Iblis, telling it like we feel!
Posted by: Sgt. Mom || 11/02/2012 17:49 Comments || Top||

#12  I believe he means, "Won't".
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 11/02/2012 18:33 Comments || Top||


Liberal education on display - Blacks going back to the fields if Romney wins
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 13:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "When you teach a son, you teach his son."
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Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 14:01 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah, if the liberal voting plantation believes all this hokum, I've got plenty of worthless stuff to sell em. I have seen propaganda put out that is laughable because of its absurdity. There may be some rubes who actually believe this stuff: gays are going to be sterilized, old people are going to be killed by R & R, Mexicans will be sent back to Mexico, the rich (1%) are going to steal from the poor, all the free stuff is going to be taken away, the unions are going to be destroyed (although a worthy thought to ponder, it won't happen), Education, EPA, DOE, etc. will be dismantled (another worthy thought to ponder but it won't happen), the environment is going to be polluted, we are going to sucumb from global warming, women are going to be held as sexual slaves with no control over their lady parts, and on and on.

Indeed, the education system is failing us if people believe the crap that has been put out by Donk operatives. On the other hand, look at the long line of failures in the Obama administration that were sold as snake oil and so gullibly and easily accepted.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/02/2012 14:09 Comments || Top||

#3  I think it would be a good thing if the unemployed did go back to the fields to pick the crops, and whether they're black or not makes no difference to me. Displace the Mexicans to make room for them. If nothing else, it would help some of our fat and sedentary unemployed get in better shape.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/02/2012 14:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Glenmore for Secretary of the Department of Labor!
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 14:25 Comments || Top||

#5  I'll take the 40 acres and a mule fields. I never felt better than I did when I was bailing hay, feeding hogs, and hoeing corn and beans. Had a nice dog and a couple of cat too! :-)
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 14:31 Comments || Top||

#6  I see you there Besoeker. Never felt better then when I was bucking bails as a teenager on my stepfather's little 10-acre place.

Of course nowdays even thinking about it makes me tired.... :(
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/02/2012 14:43 Comments || Top||

#7  Blacks will have plenty company back in the fields if our precarious economy gets much worse. No matter who wins.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/02/2012 16:42 Comments || Top||

#8  My grandad used a mule into his seventies. It was miserable behind that beast
Posted by: Beavis || 11/02/2012 18:26 Comments || Top||


Keep Calm and Finish Him
Posted by: Steve White || 11/02/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [328 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Mailed in my vote today.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2012 0:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Voted early voting on the first day. The lines at the early polling place have been reported by my neighbors to be long, all week.
Posted by: Sgt. Mom || 11/02/2012 9:48 Comments || Top||


Ohio Voting Count 'Nightmare' Looms
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/02/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like a "Made for Obama" end result, Glad I don't live there, I want my vote to COUNT. (NOBAMA)
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/02/2012 0:36 Comments || Top||

#2  11/6/12. The end of an error.
Posted by: gorb || 11/02/2012 0:44 Comments || Top||

#3  The Dems are prepping the battlefield for litigating a victory. It only works if it's close. Let's make sure it isn't.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 11/02/2012 0:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Out of the 57 states, if you had to pick only one for a planned election day disaster and legal battle, which one might you select ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 2:39 Comments || Top||

#5  I expect Holder's Justice to investigate all claims of election fraud thoroughly---in all places where pubs won by a small margin. The possibility that such investigations will, accidentally, uncover uncounted ballot boxes cannot be ruled out.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/02/2012 3:16 Comments || Top||

#6  Ahhh! If they can't manufacture enough votes BEFORE the election they'll do so AFTER the election. Kinda like Gov Gregoir apparently did in Washington - every recount resulted in an amazing discovery of boxes, trunkloads, and finally an entire precinct of 'lost' ballots (all of which shockingly broke massivley for her) until she had enough to 'win' and then the election was over.

This will go the same way if by some miracle, they haven't gotten it nailed down before hand.

Obama: 29 EV, Romney: 257.
(Or if they really mess up making ballots in Iowa, Obama: 275, Romney: 263)

Lotsa headlines about how the comeback kid Obama managed to overcome racist Republican voter intimidation and negative campaigning to squeak out a victory!

Orion
Posted by: Orion || 11/02/2012 5:31 Comments || Top||

#7  We've got three tasks in front of us:

1- Win the election.

2- Win the litigation.

3- Get R&R sworn in.

Which of those tasks will prove the hardest I cannot say.
Posted by: Matt || 11/02/2012 8:14 Comments || Top||

#8  The nice thing about long pre-Election Day voting possibilities this year is that faulty machines are being revealed... and hopefully repaired.

RNC pushes 6 states to fix machines that give Romney votes to Obama

The states are Nevada, Ohio, Kansas, North Carolina, Missouri, and Colorado.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2012 9:27 Comments || Top||

#9  ..strange though that it always seems to default to one party.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2012 9:37 Comments || Top||

#10  It's a bullshit worry. Ohio won't be close enough that a handful of idiots who can't remember they applied for an absentee ballot will be an issue.

And Romney will win the state.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 11/02/2012 10:11 Comments || Top||

#11  You're the MAN Rob!!!!
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2012 10:16 Comments || Top||

#12  "Out of the 57 states, if you had to pick only one for a planned election day disaster and legal battle, which one might you select ?"

I'd vote for California. If Obama is fighting to win California it means he's lost all the rest.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/02/2012 14:39 Comments || Top||

#13  Well, did my early civic duty today. That's one libtard cancelled out!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/02/2012 15:11 Comments || Top||

#14 
Big sign outside the court house says "Must have photo ID to vote" Thank you Sec of State Kobach, and I don't think machine malfunction will turn the state of Kansas blue.
Posted by: bman || 11/02/2012 15:49 Comments || Top||



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