According to the Register Guard, the Koch brothers affiliate Freedom Partners has withdrawn their October ad buys in support of Monica Wehby, the Republican nominee running against Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley.
The article notes the withdrawn support immediately follows a Rassmussen poll that shows Merkley leading Wehby by 13 points.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
CNN Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton
Washington (CNN) – If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey. – Read the full article
Fanatical, hate-mongers lead by Congressional Republican Candidate Adam Kwasman – AZ couldn’t stifle their exuberance at the prospect of confronting a bus transporting frightened undocumented refugee children.
Kwasman tweeted, “Bus coming in. This is not compassion. This is the abrogation of the rule of law”. – Read the full article
Far from being fiscally responsible, it seems Eric Cantor was spending campaign money like he couldn’t lose – even before he got it. Politico reports Cantor’s political operation is seeking money to pay off its debts:
The Virginia Republican’s political operation has asked his House GOP colleagues to cut checks so he can wind down his once-powerful campaign committee, as well as pay his campaign staffers and cover any other related costs stemming from his stunning defeat last month……
Several lawmakers and GOP aides said Cantor needs to raise upwards of $150,000 to shut down his campaign committee, perhaps far more…. – Read the full article
They are beyond clueless. They go about their daily lives in a bubble of unfathomable ignorance while the world outside zooms by. They do not adapt to the times, even though it is absolutely necessary for their survival. These are today’s Conservatives – clinging to their antiquated view of how the world should be, and the desperate hope that Ronald Reagan might some day rise from the dead. – Read the full article