Grimes Garners Great Geminate Gazette Greenlights.
Alison Grimes has been given a major boost in her campaign to unseat Senator Mitch McConnell with the endorsement of two of Kentucky’s largest newspapers. The Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader urge their readers to vote for Grimes by noting her support for a minimum wage increase, and various other issues. – Read the full article
The Silent Generation, my parent’s era matured and was dwarfed by the ‘Greatest Generation’. They witnessed the traumatic assassinations embodied by the civil rights decade of the 1960’s, a childhood ravaged by the remnant ashes of the Great Depression & Dust Bowl of 1939. – Read the full article
MSNBC pundits feasted upon the Wendy Davis’ attack ad stumble against her Republican Greg Abbott as if it were Christmas morning on Fox & Friends. The first 10 seconds should /could have an alternate video other than the empty wheel chair but retained the audio. – Read the full article
We’re in the golden 60-day countdown toward the 2014 midterms, and democratic voting blocks are threatening to boycott state elections.
I wish to address these progressives, liberals, Dem constituents, (punctuating my comments directly at immigration activists) intending to sit at home this election cycle under the misguided ideal they’re punishing the party…..but before I get to the meat…. – Read the full article
According to the Register Guard, the Koch brothers affiliate Freedom Partners has withdrawn their October ad buys in support of Monica Wehby, the Republican nominee running against Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley.
The article notes the withdrawn support immediately follows a Rassmussen poll that shows Merkley leading Wehby by 13 points. – Read the full article
Wednesday, September 3, was the official kickoff campaign for Senator Cory Booker to secure re-election as the Garden States’ junior Senator. Newark’s former Mayor scheduled an all day odyssey to transverse the states’ segment of Interstate -95’s corridor. I secured a good seat at the Boys’ & Girls’ Club in Garfield, NJ for my first campaign stomp event.The room was a stronghold of NJ Democrats, including Mayor Dawn Zimmer of Hoboken (#bridgegate witness) Congressman Pascrell the senior Senator Robert Mendez (grainy, but you can see him seated beside Senator Booker and on the right side, Mr. – Read the full article
“You got to (admit) one thing — it takes some brass to attack a guy for doing what you did.”
Bill Clinton at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
A Koch brothers outfit has entered the fray in the Oregon senate race, and their opening attack on Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley is that he has only sponsored 1 bill that became a law. – Read the full article
Mitch McConnell’s been caught and exposed ala Mitt Romney, by an audiotape recorded at a June Koch Brothers’ retreat for the bought and paid for. From Salon:
This year Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell chose to spend Father’s Day with two GOP political sugar-daddies, Charles and David Koch, at their annual retreat, this time at the lovely St. – Read the full article
A grand jury indicted Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on two felony counts, alleging he abused his power by threatening to veto funding for the state’s anti-corruption prosecutors unless Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who had pleaded guilty to drunk driving, stepped down from office. – Read the full article
Neither protect nor serve, just intimidate!
Tea Party darling Congressman Steve King (R) – IA, reaches out to the minority community with another thoughtless comment, in response to the civil unrest and police aggression occurring in Ferguson, MO. Police militarized exaggerated response of repressing first amendment rights of protesters expressing their outrage over the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, and the journalist covering the story have shocked and dismayed the world. – Read the full article
You know all that talk about Conservative “reaching out”, trying to become more “inclusive”? Here’s their latest FAIL from Gryphen over at The Immoral Minority:
“A Facebook friend of mine received this the other day and simply could not believe what he was seeing.”
Gryphen’s friend sent him one of Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller’s “campaign ads”:
Surprised Joe would portray all “illegals” as gang members? – Read the full article
Yesterday marked a historic American first: Boehner’s craven caucus voted to sue the President for delaying the employer mandate during the implementation of the ACA. Yes, the same ACA the GOP squandered an estimated $79 million and 50 votes to repeal Obamacare over the last three years. – Read the full article