Bush’s and Rove’s confidence that GOP will win next month leads the left to cooking up conspiracy theories, and a call to “take to the streets”

I was waiting for this to happen.

When I read this article from the Washington Times two days ago, where Karl Rove expressed confidence that we were going to retain the House and Senate, and this one from last Sunday where the Washington Post reported that both Bush and Rove were “upbeat” about next month’s elections, I said to myself “how long will it be before someone on the left cooks up a conspiracy theory that all this confidence means that Rove and Bush have either 1) engineered an October surprise and/or 2) gotten Diebold to ‘assure’ us that we will ‘win’ the elections next month?”

It didn’t take long. Via Lyn Davis Lear at the HuffPo (emphasis added):

All week I’ve been reading in disparate sources from Drudge to US News and World Report about Bush, Rove and Cheney being overly confident about the midterm elections. Even Republican strategists are increasingly concerned because the White House doesn’t have a plan if they lose. This lack of planning shouldn’t surprise anyone, but if you really think about it a creepy, crawly feeling grows in your gut.

Here are some questions: Are these guys simply narcissistic idiots Rove-ing around in some never-never land bubble or do they know something we don’t? Have they planned a grab bag nose punch of an October/November surprise? Or have Diebold, ES&S, and local state secretaries assured them that they will do “whatever it takes” to get a Republican Congress elected again? Or are they just planning to outspend us? Karl Rove recently told the Washington Times, “For most Americans, particularly the marginal voters who are going to determine the outcome of the election, it started a couple of weeks ago… Between now and the election we will spend $100 million in target House and Senate races in the next 21 days”. That is $30 million a week in 15 or 16 key races. Knowing this group, the answers must lie in a clever blitzkrieg [Note: Clever insertion of a Nazi reference, eh? It never fails. –ST] combo of all of the above.

When I asked Gore Vidal at dinner why the White House seemed so serene and at ease about the vote, he replied that, this time around, the Bush-Cheney henchmen could simply call on martial law. He glumly noted that we are so far down the road toward totalitarianism that, even if Democrats do win back the Congress, it would take at least two generations before the last six years of damage to the nation could be reversed. Gore frankly despaired that any amount of time could ever return the country to where and what it previously was. This prediction left me reaching for some Fernet Branca.

And her conversation with Gore Vidal has got me reaching for a gag bag. Continuing:

But whether it is hubris, loony tunes, or both, the White House’s freakish calm about the elections makes me as nervous as the hell we seem to be headed for. Therefore we should all be on alert. If for whatever reason we don’t win back Congress in November the only real answer will be to take to the streets.

Got that? It’s the same ol’ same ol’ we’ve come to expect from that far left, with the added threat of “taking to the streets” this time around if they lose. The comments section there at the moment is five pages long and counting, with a lot of ‘amens’ being thrown around amongst the choir.

Nothing, absolutely nothing, demonstrates the sheer denial of reality regarding the left more than their reactions to the last three elections they’ve lost: they were “stolen,” “rigged,” etc – can’t possibly be because Democrats have been rejected on the basis of their ideas (or lack thereof), can’t possibly be because a majority of the American people actually embraced Republican ideas, bbbbecause Americans couldn’t possibly be that stupid, could they? What the left can’t or won’t explain though, is that they haven’t just been losing elections since Bush was ELECTED President, they’ve been losing big since 1994 – but during the 1994, 96, and 98 elections we didn’t hear this massive outcry of election rigging – apparently Democrats losing elections in the 90s had nothing to do with Republicans officials acting nefariously throughout the country – and of course had nothing to do with a rejection of Democratic ideas, oh no – but once Bush came along the left finally found someone they could pin their losses on. For the party of “thinkers”, Democrats aren’t big on self-introspection – it’s always someone else’s fault.

My head hurts!One of the laughable things about the charge of Bush ‘stealing elections’ is that on one hand, the majority of the left looks at Bush as a clueless wonder, and have done so from day one. To them, he’s inept in everything he does – yet somehow “Dumbya” knows how to mastermind ‘stealing elections’! They’ve never been able to explain how on one hand he’s the world’s biggest idiot, yet on the other hand has managed to orchestrate election fraud on a widespread scale. Probably because this, like so many of their other inconsistencies, is something they can’t explain.

The “taking to the streets” angle in response is something new, though, and unlike the charge of ‘stealing elections’, it’s not laughable. The far left’s inability to accept defeat and being out of power during the Bush years via the democratic process hasn’t boiled over to massive waves of violence – yet. We may find out next month whether or not it will. Democratic websites like the HuffPo are already laying the groundwork – just in case.

Also blogging about this: Dan Riehl, Mark Noonan at B4B, Tom Elia, Blue Crab Boulevard

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210 thoughts on “Bush’s and Rove’s confidence that GOP will win next month leads the left to cooking up conspiracy theories, and a call to “take to the streets”

  1. She had dinner with Gore Vidal? Did she by any chance ask what he thought of the outing of closeted gays, because they are Republicans?

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  4. - Part of Rove’s genious for political gamesmanship, is his slow, deliberate, underplayed demeener, that keeps the natural paranoid mentalities on the left in a constant state of susspicion, and downright angst, trying to devine his next Uber move. He just add’s to that mythos, by presenting as a non-descript middle aged CPA type from Chicago, who’s biggest brush with excitement is the time he got a parking ticket in front of his office building.

    – I’m loving it. As far as “taking to the streets”, this is just another of the childish “tantrum” tactics on the left, whenever mommy voter spanks them.

    – For some of their rag tag gaggle that would simply consist of pushing the newspapers off, rolling over and walking up the block. They’ve tried everything so far but hold their breath till they turn purple, yet the only thing they seem to be able to win thus far, is loaded polls.

    – When you think about it, since they seem to be unable to grasp its their ideology that America rejects, their paranoia is not that surprising. Lets hope they take a long sidewalk stroll again on Nov. 7th.

    – Bang **==

  5. I would read all of this if it were not so dang late or early depending on what side of the international date line you are on. =)) By the time I finished reading it my eyes would be blind. It is too late and I am extremely tired. – Lorica

  6. Okay, anybody can be either the biggest idiot to ever hold the office, or he can be the greatest evil mastermind with a genius level of Lex Luthor, Thaddeus Sivanna and Professor James Moriarty combined, but he cannot be both. Even if he were the latter, not everybody is intimidated by the threat of mob violence and would view those who engage in such as having declared open season on themselves.

  7. Yeah, Takin It The Streets was a great song by the Dobbie Brothers, I love that group, still liten to the ole stuff.
    The scary thing to me is they may just do this. After watchching the brawl at columbia u it could just happen. They can’t stand for the other side to speak a differing opinion and they RIOT to silene them, thats just their way, its pathetic.
    I may be an old middle aged broad but if they wanna take it to the streets they may have to confront some ole farts like me and alot of my friends, we will defend our country, we live her too moonbats.:-ss

  8. If for whatever reason we don’t win back Congress in November the only real answer will be to take to the streets.

    Is that similiar to how it was in Mexico’s Election?

    …the increasingly violent antics and agitation of losing leftist presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, of the “Democratic” Revolution Party (not enough Democratic, too much Revolution). Evidently, he has completely rejected the very concept of democracy: Leftists always love democracy… when they win. When they lose, it’s a bourgeois running-dog imperialist plot against the people

    Big Lizards

    Vicente Fox was forced to forego the last state-of-the-nation address of his presidency Friday after leftist lawmakers stormed the stage of Congress to protest disputed July 2 elections.

    Why does “storming the stage” sound familiar when it comes to Democrats? Ah, Gilchrist and the Minutemen speaking engagement. We already see how they act if they don’t like what they see……

    The standoff came six days before the top electoral court must declare a president-elect or annul the July 2 vote and order a new election. So far, rulings have favored ruling party candidate Felipe Calderón, who was ahead by about 240,000 votes in the official count.

    López Obrador has already said he won’t recognize the electoral court’s decision, and he plans to create a parallel government and rule from the streets.

    Could that happen here?
    Is that where we are heading?

    I keep seeing the Democrats acting worse and worse. The actions seem to escalate each time they lose.

    Is it possible that he Democrats could push a type of “civil-war” between republicans and democrats if this continues to escalate?

    What would happen if the democrats decided to say they don’t recognize the results of the election? I could bet there would be riots.

    This was the atitude during the Mexican elections:

    Protesters occupying Mexico City’s center said they were ready to do whatever it takes to support Lopez Obrador. Fernando Calles, a 26-year-old university professor, said he was ready to fight for the former Mexico City mayor “until the death, until the final consequences.”

    I know there are attitudes like that among the Democrats, they just haven’t gotten a majority ot suport their attitudes, but what happens if that majority (liberal) takes over the democrat party?

    Something to think about.

  9. Just so I have this straight: Bush will impose martial law to invalidate the elections, but if he doesn’t and the GOP wins, we will “take to the streets” and invalidate the elections.

    What a bunch of self-parodying goobers.

  10. Sanity wrote, “I keep seeing the Democrats acting worse and worse. The actions seem to escalate each time they lose.

    I agreee. I also think their rhetoric escalates each issue. Accusations of war criminal, unconstitutional, police state, etc.

  11. I must say, I am astonished at all the play that that Bush’s and Rove’s “overconfidence” has gotten. What they’ve been saying is political boilerplate, to rally the troops. What do the newsies expect them to say – “Give up, we’re screwed, it’s over”? Of course they’ll say that they’re going to win! To talk about “taking to the streets” over this ephemera is beyond absurd.

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  15. Hum that is very interesting, if President George W. Bush is supposedly so stupid by what the Liberals beleive, how is it that he is so brilliant to steal elections right out from under the Intellectual Elitist Liberals noses ?:-?:-? :d :d I know why, it’s because that either George W. Bush is not so stupid but that the Intellectual Elitist Liberals are not so Intellectual and not so brilliant but rather dumber than a box of rocks. :d :d

  16. What would happen if the democrats decided to say they don’t recognize the results of the election? I could bet there would be riots.

    I’ve got it: If this happens, just export all the Democrats to Mexico! Then they’ll be among their philosophical compadres down there and can have a nice little riot together, and we can correct the imbalance of having had so many people come up here from Mexico.

    (He says, tongue firmly planted in cheek.)

  17. “Nothing, absolutely nothing, demonstrates the sheer denial of reality regarding the left more than their reactions to the last three elections they’ve lost: they were “stolen” “rigged” etc – can’t possibly be because Democrats have been rejected on the basis of their ideas (or lack thereof), can’t possibly be because a majority of the American people actually embraced Republican ideas”

    Well, nothing except the fact that they sit on television (or write on blogs) that they’re being silenced, when they’re sitting on television saying it. I think that’s just a breathtaking disconnection from reality.

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  19. I’m not much for loony conspiracy theories, but if I *was* to entertain one and one only, I’d speculate that the current polls are overinflated and will be used to claim “stolen election” when the anticipated Dem tsunami fails to sweep the GOP away.

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  21. The only way an election could be rigged in the United States on a national scale is if Jimmy Carter our illustrious former president was running it; he has had a lot of practice working for dictators and assuring their elections.

  22. The parallel example of Bush concurrently as an idiot and a genius comes from the “Truthers”. Bush had no “gravitas” and had to have the adult Cheney to help him through the most basic of tasks, yet, with the aim of finding an excuse to launch the war, he was able to pull off the surreptitious implosion of two iconic buildings with millions of people watching it all live on TV.

  23. Nothing to worry about until we see signes held by the protestors stating:

    BEHEAD ALL

    WHO INSULT

    LIBERALISM!

    Then we’ll know we have a problem.

  24. To be fair to the paranoid left: They do not assert that Bush personally is overturning the election by, say, reprogramming the Diebold machines. Instead, Drunken, Demented Bushitler and his rich Saudi-backed oil-cat friends are fronting their money — secretly in league with the smart but evil Joooos and other neocons who do all the thinking — and the Diabolical Dr. Diebold hires some more smart Joooooooos to reprogram the new machines which he knew would be demanded by the helpless rubes after the Repubs stole the paper-ballot in Florida 2000.

    See? Stupid Bush is not incompatible with a super-villain Party of Plutocrats.

  25. Thank the Lord that the vast majority of liberals are spineless cowards who don’t have the guts to physically confront anyone. Being a keyboard commando in your mothers basement is one thing, taking to the streets in a violent protest is something entirely different.

  26. “…on one hand he’s the world’s biggest idiot, yet on the other hand has managed to orchestrate election fraud on a widespread scale.”
    Don’t forget that Bush planned the destruction of the WTC towers on 9/11, too.
    The Dems have gotten creepy insane.

  27. They are going to take the battle to the streets?

    Don’t sweat it. If they want to shoot it out for control of Congress, I’m game. Conservatives significantly outnumber liberals. At a 1:1 exchange rate the supply of liberals will be exahausted long before the supply of conservatives. Add in that conservatives are much better armed than liberals and the exchange rate will be a lot better for conservatives than 1:1.

    Seems to me it’s pretty goofy for liberals to start a war they cannot win, but conservatives will be glad to finish anything they start.

  28. So how long do you think it will be before Pelosi brownshirts go around asking what party you’re with and then ‘capping’ you (metaphorically speaking) for giving the wrong answer?:-"

  29. I hope they bring their giant puppets with them when they hit the streets. Nothing sends the message to the American people that you’re smarter and more qualified to run the country quite like giant street puppets.

  30. “Okay, anybody can be either the biggest idiot to ever hold the office, or he can be the greatest evil mastermind with a genius level of Lex Luthor, Thaddeus Sivanna and Professor James Moriarty combined, but he cannot be both. ”

    But… he can, if he’s a werePresident…!

  31. They’ve never been able to explain how on one hand he’s the world’s biggest idiot, yet on the other hand has managed to orchestrate election fraud on a widespread scale.

    That’s not quite true. The explanation is that Bush is just a puppet for (Multiple Choice)

    a) the neocon cabal
    b) Dick Cheney
    c) Karl Rove
    d) the vast right wing conspiracy
    e) all of the above.

    By definition, puppets are rather stupid. Its the nefarious hand inside the puppet that is stealing elections. Or so goes the party line, anyway.

  32. I don’t think “taking to the streets” is completely new. I was genuinely afraid of the possibility in 2004 because I read about it in various places. In fact, I saw a post from Elizabeth Edwards on one of the radical boards (Democratic Underground, IIRC) asking them to remain calm.

    Nothing happened.

    Do I take the current rhetoric seriously? Not completely. It’s definitely not a sure thing. How likely? My guess, very unlikely. Based on 2004, nothing will happen. But that doesn’t mean nothing will happen this time or in 2008. I am still afraid something will happen.

    I’d say it’s extremely unlikely. But if it does happen, the psychological effect on the country will be devastating. It could start a virtual civil war.

  33. Take it to the streets?? The folks at that dinner party do not do their own laundry much less would they take it to the streets. Now they might pay someone else to take it to the streets while they hop in a private jet and fly to their villa in the south of France or whatever.

  34. Call me crazy, but “rent a mobs” with signs and so on ar different than rioters a la the 1960s and 70s. Though that would be the likely target of wealthy libs, as Terrye said.

    I think the left should reconsider, though, because I still remember in 2000 when they tried the stuff with the Florida recount, Bush supporters hit the streets in protest too. There weren’t a lot of organized things, people came from all over the country and from FL on their own.

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  36. Take it to the streets? Well, that means one of two things: Either they’ll take to the streets with their signs and their chants again, or they’ll run around breaking the windows of the local Starbucks and lying down in the middle of the freeway to try to impede traffic again, or stripping down naked, lying down in the grass, and spelling things like “NO WAR” and “BUCK FUSH” with their bodies. :-w

  37. Has it occurred to any of the Democrat Lefty’s involved that “taking it to the streets” means taking their armed-only-with-a-bullhorn anti-NRA little white selves into the streets and going up against … who?

    Massively armed, NRA- and military-supporting Republicans who will regard them all as unindicted traitors, and who are more and more showing signs of running out of patience, that’s who.

    Do the moonbats *really* want to go there?

    I suppose they might think that they’ll have all the illegal Mexicans marching alongside them on the streets … but aren’t the blacks and the Koreans and other minorities just as sick as the rest of us of Mexicans slithering in to take jobs that would otherwise be held by high school graduates or recent immigrants who got here legally, not to mention the burden the illegal hordes are placing on our tax-supported infrastructures?

    I repeat — do the moonbats REALLY want to go there?!?

  38. Thanks for the laugh Radish, that was truly too funny.

    It bears repeating:

    “They won’t “take it to the streets.” Red-staters drive SUVs. “

    =))=))

    I like the idea of sending the liberals down to Mexico. We can make that as a compromise for illegal immigration, we can take the illegal immigrants, grant them worker permits and a chance at citizenship, and close the border after we allow the liberals to go to Mexico.

    For the Liberals it would not longer be just Diarhea of the mouth for them…

  39. Meanwhile, Drudge is reporting that Barron’s magazine is predicting, after their analysis, that Republicans will hold on to both houses, barely, but hold:

    Drudge/Barron’s Link

    Maybe it’s time to pick up a few more bricks of ammo…:-?

  40. The technique was tested in the 2004 elections with exit polling “proving” the Democrat lead, giving rise for some to claim is was proof of the election being stolen. Looking at unions like the SEIU and their relationship to the international left, and the recent problems in Mexico become all the more troubling. It’s a model for what could happen here. On one hand, gadflys and moobats are spewing paranioa about the fitness of the American electoral process, on the other hand, internationalist elements would love nothing more than for a sizable segment of the American populace to become convinced their national elections were rigged and stolen by Republicans. There’s some dangerous ingredients in this stew being cooked up. It’s been cooking since 2000.

  41. Amazing how the Communists try to recapture the glory days of the Oktober Revolution. “Take to the streets!” Yes, and try to bring the Red Terror back.

    I hope and trust that GOD is watching and will protect us from these traitors and fools who would destroy this nation and all of us with it.

    Vote the Democrats into oblivion!

  42. I keep thinking of something MaxedOutMama said recently:

    f you want to live under a democracy, you have to renounce your right to be king

    There seem to be an awful lot of people these days who are not willing to make this trade–who insist on their right to be king. I posit that there are several sources for this trend:

    1)Intellectuals, many of whom would like to see themselves as Philosopher Kings
    2)The focus on “self-esteem building” in the schools, resulting on people who have an artificial and brittle sense of self which cannot stand challenges
    3)Individuals who have succeeded in a big way in a particular field–usually entertainment–and have become used to deference, and cannot abide disageement with their opinions

  43. repost with typos fixed–sorry:

    I keep thinking of something MaxedOutMama said recently:

    If you want to live under a democracy, you have to renounce your right to be king

    There seem to be an awful lot of people these days who are not willing to make this trade–who insist on their right to be king. I posit that there are several sources for this trend:

    1)Intellectuals, many of whom would like to see themselves as Philosopher Kings
    2)The focus on “self-esteem building” in the schools, resulting on people who have an artificial and brittle sense of self which cannot stand challenges
    3)Individuals who have succeeded in a big way in a particular field–usually entertainment–and have become used to deference, and cannot abide disageement with their opinions

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  46. - As one wag said in a comment recently:

    “Take too the streets….Hell I hope they do….they’ll make easier targets….”

    – Bang

    The really sad part about this comment is that it may be prophetic. One wonders whether a prerequisite to overcoming external enemies is to take back America first. Increasingly, and sadly, one wonders whether that can only be done by force.

  47. Sanity wrote “I keep seeing the Democrats acting worse and worse. The actions seem to escalate each time they lose.”

    The only thing that has escalated is their rhetoric. I haven’t seen much action from any of them. No, blogging does not count as action.

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  49. No action Mikey?

    How about the millions of illegals marching with Democrat leaders speaking to them and with them?

    How about the liberals on college campuses shutting down and disrupting events?

    Sanity said, “actions seem to escalate each time they lose

    How about when they lost in 2000 and leveled all sorts of INACCURATE accusations with the actions of lawyers decending (with their money paying them) into FL cherry picking 3 counties to count more than 4 times until they won until the FL Supreme Court and US Supreme Court did their duty and told people to stick to the rules. The certification date is over losers.

    How about the actions of creating ads that have been over the top stating that it was like Bush was dragging James Byrd all over again when the people really responsible were getting the death penalty. Liberals can’t have responsible debate. They have to make accusations. They Hate. They hate Republicans. Their actions are getting worse.

    Plenty more ads (actions) where that comes from….

    How about their actions of going to foreign countries during a time of war and stating ridiculous things about going to war for oil and giving aid and comfort to the enemy making them feel we are this close “” to pulling out of Iraq if only the enemy kills a few more people…

    How about Mock Impeachment Hearings. That’s an action Mikey.

    How about the action every day by the liberal legacy drive by media making up stories in Lebanon, and misrepresenting what tax cuts do (double digit revenue increases into the government), environmental crisis stories, I’m bored on this one. It’s every issue every day.

    Did I miss anything guys?

  50. How about Forging National Guard memo’s

    How about circulating a letter to college campuses giving college kids the “info” that a draft is coming (only ones who are creating bills of the sort are Rangel and company – leftists)

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  52. Someone may have already pointed this out, but the “take it to the streets” thing is hardly new. Before the last election, a liberal theater reviewer in the Village Voice casually called for the mass extermination of conservatives, and even John Edward’s wife was rumored to have made some kind of bizarre comment about mass rioting if Bush won.

    They’re impotent idiots, and what this bird is talking about is *somebody else* “taking it to the streets”. If they ever did try to overthrow democracy in the country (aside from the usual Chicago vote fraud), they’d learn what “skeet” means.

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  54. The best part of a dem failure to take either the house or the senate will be the wave of leftard heads exploding like popcorn in the microwave. Even better would be if W “admitted” that he was selected and not elected, in which case he can run in 2008 for his first term and 2012 for his second. Then the leftard headbangers would be somewhere between cluster munitions and tacNukes. Either of which works for me.

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  56. Campaign offices were shot at last election.

    Van tires were slashed.

    Colonel Alexis Fecteau(google the name) goes on a vandalism spree.

    The list of petty moonbat violence is almost endless. They’ve been working up their nerve. A loss this time will generate violence of a higher calibre, bank on it.

  57. Also to follow up on my last post. Has Anyone ever been charged in those shootings??? It would be nice to know that the individuals were put behind bars, and had their toys taken from them. – Lorica

  58. Never happend eh Keith:

    (i) Violence And Other Incidents of Intimidation

    In 2004, Republicans were subject to an aggressive and sometimes violent campaign of
    harassment and intimidation orchestrated by Kerry supporters. At least three Bush-Cheney
    offices were shot at during the election season.
    A swastika was burned into the front yard of a
    Bush-Cheney supporter in Madison, Wisconsin. Other incidents included offices burglarized,
    windows smashed, tires slashed and other property damage. The following is a timeline of
    documented election-related violence and intimidation against the Bush-Cheney ‘04 campaign
    and Republicans in 2004.
    September 2, 2004: Gun Shot Fired Into Huntington, WV, Republican Headquarters.95
    September 3, 2004: Windows Broken, Anti-Bush Messages Scrawled At Gallatin County,
    MT, Republican Headquarters.96
    September 6, 2004: Huntington, WV, Republican Headquarters Egged.97
    September 13, 2004: Swastika Drawn On Duluth, MN, Resident’s Lawn, Signs Also
    Defaced With Words “Nazi” And “Liar.”98
    September 16, 2004: Community College Professor In Florida Punched Republican County
    Chairman In Face.99
    September 22, 2004: West Elmira, NY, Resident Found Swastika Drawn On Bush
    Campaign Sign In His Yard.100
    September 23, 2004: Office Ransacked During Break-In At Vilas County, WI, Republican
    Headquarters, Obscene Words And Graphic Pictures Sprayed On Campaign Signs.101
    September 26, 2004: Windows Smashed And Signs Stolen At Oxford, MS, Bush-Cheney
    ‘04 Headquarters.102
    October 1, 2004: Laptops Of Executive And Field Director Stolen From Bush-Cheney ‘04
    Headquarters In Seattle, WA.103
    October 1, 2004: Swastika Burned Into Front Yard Of Bush-Cheney ‘04 Supporter In
    Madison, WI.104
    October 2, 2004: Collinsville, OH, Resident Chains Down Bush-Cheney ‘04 Signs After
    Several Signs Stolen And One Was Replaced With Kerry Sign.105
    October 3, 2004: Burglary At Thousand Oaks, CA, Victory 2004 Headquarters Where
    Bush-Cheney ‘04 Banner Was Stolen From Outside Premises.106
    October 5, 2004: Gun Shots Fired Into Knoxville, TN, Bush-Cheney ‘04 Office, Shattering
    Office’s Glass Front Doors.107
    October 8, 2004: Two Men Were Caught On A Hidden Camera Tearing Down And
    Urinating On Bush-Cheney ‘04 Sign In Akron, OH.108
    October 9, 2004: Oxnard, CA, Supporter Placing Bush-Cheney ‘04 In Yards Verbally
    Abused, Knocked Down And Had Signs Stolen.109
    October 9, 2004: Bush-Cheney Signs Near Vail, CO, Cut In Half And Burned In
    “Ransacking.”110
    October 10, 2004: Office Windows Broken And Field Director’s Laptop Bag and Purse
    Stolen In Burglary At Canton, OH, Victory Office.111
    October 11, 2004: Windows Broken, Petty Cash Stolen And Computers Tampered With In
    Burglary At Spokane, WA, Victory 2004 Headquarters.112
    October 13, 2004: Walls And Windows Of York, PA, Victory 2004 Headquarters
    Vandalized With Pro-Kerry Spray-Paint And Signs Outside Destroyed.113
    October 13, 2004: Window Smashed At Laconia, NH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.114
    October 13, 2004: Kerry Supporter Caught Stealing Bush Sign In Cape Girardeau, MO,
    Pulled Knife On Sign’s Owner And Was Arrested.115
    October 15, 2004: Someone Destroyed Large Plywood Bush-Cheney ‘04 Sign, Then Tried
    To Smash Debris Though Glass Door Of Santa Fe, NM, Republican Party Headquarters.116
    October 15, 2004: Someone Lined Window Sill With Bullet Casings At Littleton, NH,
    Republican Headquarters.117
    October 16, 2004: Unknown Suspects Vandalized Large Bush-Cheney Campaign Sign In
    Hollister, CA, With Obscenities.118
    October 17, 2004: Stickers Placed Over Windows Of Gettysburg, PA, Victory 2004
    Headquarters.119
    October 18, 2004: Eggs Thrown At Keene, NH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.120
    October 18, 2004: 21 Protesters Arrested At Bush-Cheney ‘04 Campaign Headquarters In
    Arlington, VA.121
    October 20, 2004: Rocks Thrown Through Windows At Multnomah County, OR,
    Republican Party Headquarters.122
    October 21, 2004: Bomb Threat Made Against Lake Havasu, AZ, Republican Party
    Headquarters.123
    October 21, 2004: Windows Smashed At Multnomah County Republican Party
    Headquarters In Portland, OR.124
    October 22, 2004: Break-In Discovered At Cincinnati, OH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.125
    October 22, 2004: Break-In Discovered At Flagstaff, AZ, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
    Perpetrators gained entry by throwing a cinder block through a plate glass window.126
    October 22, 2004: Chunk Of Concrete Tossed Through Glass Door Of Republican
    Headquarters In Santa Cruz, CA.127
    October 23, 2004: Two Kerry Supporters Arrested After Stealing Pro-Bush Signs From
    Activist And Pushing Police Officer At Edwards Rally In St. Petersburg, FL.128

    Link

    Now, I expect you to come back and say “But I’m a lifelong Republican and conservative and I hate Chimpy McHitler!” as proof you aren’t a liberal. 8-|

    If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…

  59. Sev,

    That is all speech! It is a right! Plus, how do we know those were liberals? :-"

    Just call me severized.

    BTW Keith. I know… because I once was one. Not to worry. You can learn and change. I did in 1991 (the year I went to the library 3 times a week for a year).

  60. Sev,

    Looks like the dems are sore losers. What do they hope to gain by smashing windows and slashing tires. They think they can scare the republican supporters from voting?

  61. Also Sev,

    Keith sure got quiet after you beat him in debate. I think he is headed down to buy some eggs to throw at you. ;)

  62. Well, G Monster, I guess that their antics are the closest you can come to Krystalnacht when you’re a bunch of whiney pansies living in your parent’s basement at age 35…:d

    I’d go out and smash some windows at the evil Republican headquarters, but then I might get my hair mussed up! And I just can’t get going without a Starbucks double mocha-caramel half soy half skim latte…8-|

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  64. There is currently a Republican serving time for jamming telephone lines in New Hampshire in the 2002 election — an election so close that those missed connections could have made the difference — and, of course the guy in the slammer made over 40 phone calls to the White House political office that day — I assume he wasn’t talking about the windows he had broken. Are we at all enraged about that?

    We can compare these types of actions for days. Is anyone actually in jail for what you have described? And, someone actually had the nerve to compare this to Kristallnach? (the correct spelling BTW). Do you understand history or are you just looking for a reason to be upset and enraged at perceived liberal actions. To compare the persecution of German Jews with a broken Republican campaign office window tells me that you are really, really, reaching. Give me a break.

  65. Ah, in response to a list as long as both my arms about Democratic malfeasance, you can come up with one instance of Republican guilt. Good one, that really convinces me that the Dems are just great loving people.

    Go to the link, and read the report, if you dare. A fairly large number of Democrats have been convicted of voter fraud and slashing tires and other things. Tell me how many Republicans have been convicted. But then, that’s the usual Democrat/Leftist mantra, if they haven’t been convicted then it must not have happened, and even if they have been convicted that’s not proof of anything.

    And Keith, your side would be doing the same thuggery the brown shirts did if you had the stones to do it. The belief system is the same, leftist socialism coupled with a feeling of entitlement to power. Just because you are all ball-less weenies doesn’t alter the fact that the basic principles (or better yet, lack of principles) are the same. Tell me, what is the difference, other than the level of violence, between throwing a brick thru the window of a synagog and rushing the stage at Columbia when the Minutemen were trying to speak at an invited event? It’s the same thing, fanatical intolerance that is rationalized and justified by whatever means necessary. The Minutemen are racists! The Joooos are destroying Germany! Same mantra, same meme, different specific target, same lack of ethics, morality, tolerance, judgement, and maturity.

  66. Keith without perspective asked, “Are we at all enraged about that

    If what you say is true, no I’m not enraged. The guy is behind bars and as always we do not put up with law breakers. Unlike thugs, sexual harrassers, vandalizers, on the left who seem to get away with their “actions

    Keith without perspective again wrote, “or are you just looking for a reason to be upset and enraged at perceived liberal actions

    A liberal (was it you) above said that it was all speech or blogging and that there was no actions to back up one of the conservatives saying the word “actions”. So we started to enumerate “actions”. It wasn’t because we are so upset or enraged. We were just enumerating this stuff to set the record straight. The rage of liberals is increasing and it isn’t just “talk”. It is actions. Are we allowed to enumerate this stuff to set the record straight? Or will we get more accusations from you? :-w Typical liberal pattern. Inaccurate Accusations galore.

    BTW, Reading comprehension shows that Sev came very short of making the comparison. He called it “antics” that are “the closest you can come to….” and then “… when you are a bunch of whiney pansies”….

    Pretty funny stuff really. It’s saying how far off liberals abilities are towards achieiving it because they are pansies. It’s ok. If you don’t like being called a pansy, don’t worry, you might not be one of those slightly violent liberals doing “antics”. ;) So you wouldn’t be in the category. But back to the reading comprehension angle. Seems you have quite the issue lately.

    Take more time. Diagram the sentences if you have to!!!=)) Lor, Please forgive me for that one there (Larry the Cable guy humor there)

  67. So, Baklava, it doesn’t upset you that a Republican was convicted of breaking any number of federal laws to win an election — but, because someone broke windows you are morally outraged? Is this correct? Yes, he is behind bars and like Jack Abramoff he is singing at the moment. But, those things don’t bother you because you would rather change the subject to the minutemen being attacked at Columbia. Hmmmm, where would you have been on the subject of free speech in Germany in the 30s??

    You can always find an example of one political fringe stepping on the free speech rights of another — but, to compare what happens in our political system with what happened on Kritallnach is outrageous and ignores established history. But, then, I have always seen right-wing Republicans as Japanese historians. Selective history at best.

  68. You can always find an example of one political fringe stepping on the free speech rights of another

    But Keith, for the Dems these aren’t the “fringe” they are the base.

  69. My you twist things. I said I’m not upset about that situation if the guy was held accountable. What do you want? For him to be put to death?

    Breaking windows, firing shots, writing threatening messages on buildings, etc isn’t just a broken window. It’s intimidation. It’s violence. It should be punished. I’m not outraged. I would just like for all people commiting crimes to be held accountable. Wouldn’t you?

    You are still going on with the Kristallnacht comparison meme. It was addressed in my 9:34 post. Be offended if you want. But it won’t get you anywhere because what you think was said wasn’t said.

  70. Bak, the comparison is more valid than they want to admit, which is why they get so irate about it. The same mentality that leads to the one is what leads to shooting at Republican campaign offices, slashing tires, attacking conservatives. Just because they haven’t started stringing people up on meat hooks doesn’t mean they aren’t practicising the same violent intolerance rationalized and justified by whatever means necessary. Once you start finding reasons to excuse and tolerate that kind of mentality and violence, it’s just a matter of time until it gets progressively worse. That’s why these kinds of comparisons prick them so, in their heart they must realize that, but they have a underdeveloped sense of shame.

  71. Keith–Kristallnacht happened *after* the Nazi party had achieved control over the German state. Prior to Hitler’s accesion to power, there were many lesser but still serious outbreaks of Nazi violence against Jews and against political enemies of all types. The inability of the Weimar government to control this thuggery paved the way for the Nazi takeover.

    By the way, it’s Kristallnacht–“kristall” is “glass,” and “nacht” is “night.” Hence, “night of broken glass.”

  72. David, I understand, most of my family were there. That is why a broken campaign office window doesn’t compare. And, I think Severian’s comparison is ill placed and, he never attempted to look at what happens from his side. Both wrong. But, I just believe that his moral outrage is contrived.

  73. I would love to be able to tell these Huffpo bloggers and commenters how completely whacked out they sound, but I can’t. They banned me. No, I never swore, or insulted anybody. I think I just hurt one their bloggers’ poor widdle feelings, and I was gone. No appeal is available, either. Arianna is afraid of true freedom of speech.

  74. Most of your family may have been there, but you obviously didn’t learn anything from their experiences Keith, if you continue to rationalize and justify the same type of abuses. And no matter how you slice it, the left is far more prone to this and has done more of it than the right in this country, at least in recent history. But it’s OK by you, you manage to rationalize and excuse it all you want. That’s what liberals do, they justify their own excesses, while conservatives disown people on their own side who behave this way and punish them. Liberals and Democrats re-elect them and praise them, we drive them out of office.

  75. Oh and Keith, look around. Feigning contrived moral outrage is something the left and Democrats are far far more adept at than any conservative. That’s what happens when you believe in moral relativism. Conservatives believe in a less flexible definition of right and wrong.

  76. Justify what you just said. You compared broken windows to Kritallnacht and then someone else decided to condescendingly tell me what it meant. Do you read history? You provided a list of attacks on campaign offices. Duh, campaigns bring out the worst in some people. Did any of your abuses result in convictions?

    Liberals justify their own excesses. Did Liberals convince Mark Foley to run for re-election when he wanted to retire?? Just to keep a safe Republican seat your party convinced a child molester to run for re-election.

  77. “Conservatives believe in a less flexible definition of right and wrong.” LOL. Are you kidding? Have you ever heard of Jerry Falwell? Or Senator Ricky from Pennsylvania? Or, Sam Brownback?

    What you meant to say is Libertarians believe in those things.

  78. How do you think Kristallnacht got started Keith. One day, all the German fascists just suddenly appeared, like children in cabbage patches, and started gassing jews and such? And what happened primarily on Kristallnacht? Why is it called Kristallnacht? Hmmm…could it be that the majority of what happened was just what you’d call harmless vandalism? Breaking windows ring a bell with the term Kristall? Once again you’ve got your head firmly stuck up your behind, and are rationalizing and justifying their behavior. Hey, it doesn’t matter, no one was convicted! Do you actually listen to yourself? Or do you just spew words and “thoughts” at random without engaging your brain and thinking about what you’re saying? I guess since no one was prosecuted and convicted of smashing out the windows of Jewish shops in Berlin (oops there’s that breaking window thing again), it was OK by you. You’re pathetic Keith, and a prime example of exactly why your side always turns into the fascists, you can justify and rationalize and find excuses for any kind of behavior as long as you like the results.

  79. Once again you’ve got your head firmly stuck up your behind, and are rationalizing and justifying their behavior. Hey, it doesn’t matter, no one was convicted!

    Not what I said at all. I said, it is wrong to compare the two. The comparison is an insult to millions of Jews who died at the hands of the Nazis. And, I think it was bad form for you to make that type of comparison when we were talking about campaigns. And, I asked for examples where the same happened to Democratic Campaign offices. There are many. Where is your outrage? Boo-hoo, they broke my window or stole my computer. Please, people lost everything in Germany including their lives. How old are you? Do you read history? And now, you can’t argue facts so you resort to insults.

  80. So Keith, how about some examples? How bout a real list of Repubican attrocities against Democrat campaign offices that is even a quarter as long as that one I posted. Can’t come up with one can you? All you have is rhetoric and excuses. I don’t support any such activities, unlike you. You have the typical flexible morality I’ve come to associate with little children and immature adults.

    And you are still pathetic. You refuse to recognize that the things you support (and probably practice yourself) are the leading edge of the same totalitarian, intolerant, fanatical mindset that, unchecked, grows like a cancer and leads to millions of deaths. If you do have relatives who went thru this kind of thing, I bet they’re really proud of you.

  81. OK, I can come up with a list for you. Will it make any difference to you? Doubt it.

    But, here we go again with the personal insults. What do you know of my family and what they suffered. I was complaining about the comparison and the fact, frankly, that Republicans can get their knickers in a twist about minor things when their elected officials are molesting children.

    So now I have a totaltarian mind set because I think that comparing the Kristillnach to a campaign headquarters invasion is an insult to the victims of the Nazis. And, you have actually worked yourself into a state where you are hurling insults because you think this country is somehow headed to the same place.

    I only pointed out, and rightly so, that Republicans are now serving time for doing the same types of thing.

  82. You compared broken windows to Kritallnacht and then someone else decided to condescendingly tell me what it meant.

    Keith, Sev is exactly right. The point he’s making is that there’s an intolerant, hateful, intimidating mode of action in both cases. These’s a world of difference between tying up a phone bank and shooting up the opponent’s campaign HQ. No one gets hurt, or dead, with the former. And BTW, yes, several Dems have gone to jail for their various assualts – most notably in Milwaukee, where one of those convicted was the local Dem congresswoman’s son.

    I challenge you to show me one case in which the GOP has openly organized thuggish behavior and threatened or delivered on physical violence to silence anyone’s right of free speech. There are dozens of cases – Sev’s list is only the tip of the iceberg – where the left does exactly that.

    If your family history is as you claim, then you ought to know that Hitler’s brown shirts didn’t limit themselves to annoying phone calls. Face it: you are the ones who condone and promote violence to subvert the democratic process. You are the ones who have no tolerance for other points of view. You are the ones who want a topheavy all-powerful government bureaucracy dictating what we all can and cannot do in every aspect of our lives.

    Want more proof? Just within the past week, your side is suggesting that anyone who disagrees with Al Gore’s global warming foolishness should get Nuremberg-style trials. The story is here in case you had your head in the sand for that one. Now try and tell me that wouldn’t set off a few alarm bells in your family – again, assuming that you’re truthful about the history.

  83. The best part of that Huffin’ Paint post is that Ms Lear can simultaneously believe that the election is already fixed, and that the GOP is going to spend buckets of money on ads in the next few weeks, in order to influence the votes they intend to steal anyway.

  84. Yeah. It will make a difference. We’ll condemn anyone who is doing the “actions” in contrast to how you made light of some broken windows. Intimidation like the list Sev made should not be allowed. It shouldn’t be diminished. Those responsible should be held accountable. It’s where you lost the debate.

    You did it again. Call them “minor” as you did in your last post. But we are telling you the intimidation and violence and vandalism and intimidating tactics are basically the lead up to more until and unless you stop diminishing such actions. Everyone like you basically keeps the actions going and getting worse..

    Fascism is the word. If you want to say you have a totalitarian mind set go right ahead. ;) They are both far left mentalities. Large government control and lack of freedom of speech.

    And thank the Lord the Republican who did what he/she did is serving time. Yee haw! Let that be a lesson. Rule of law applies….

  85. If your family history is as you claim, then you ought to know that Hitler’s brown shirts didn’t limit themselves to annoying phone calls. Face it: you are the ones who condone and promote violence to subvert the democratic process. You are the ones who have no tolerance for other points of view. You are the ones who want a topheavy all-powerful government bureaucracy dictating what we all can and cannot do in every aspect of our lives.

    What are you talking about?? You folks have gone around the bend. First, you accuse me of not telling the truth and then you completely distort what has been said all evening long. I am not defending anyone shooting up a campaign office. But, you need to provide me with proof that someone is actually in jail for shooting up a Milwaukee campaign office. Who suggested that anyone that disagrees with Al Gore should go on trial? Did Al Gore? That great white satan. What are you drinking?

    You have moral outrage over events that took place in the last election when there are child molesters in the House of Representatives that are protected by the Speaker. Not a fair balance on the outrage meter — do you think?

  86. Baklava, “Large government control and lack of freedom of speech.”

    I think you just described the Bush Administration. Good night.

  87. I think you just missed the Minuteman story. Which leftist couldn’t speak? Good night. Hope you can answer tomorrow.

  88. Hey Keith where is the link on that Guy in New Hampshire??? I have a lib friend there and have known her for a long time and she has never said anything about it. Wanna prove your accusation or you going to just hold us to that standard??? – Lorica

  89. The authorities have plenty of video tape and I don’t see anyone being held accountable, given detention, expelled, etc.

    No. The list of “actions” that Sev gave had little to do with the “government” acting to intimidate Republicans. But they are leftists..

    Maybe you missed ABC being threatened by members of Congress. Fascism at it’s finest. No?

  90. How do you know they are leftists? What did Congress do to ABC? How can you come up with these assumptions without any real proof. Half of the stuff people have cited to me this evening lead back to this webpage. Do you just pass your conspiracy theories back and forth to each other. If you are so concerned about Government getting into your lives I sure as hell won’t be voting Republican.

  91. As I said. I’m glad to see people being held accountable.

    Aren’t you Keith? Or are they just “minor” window breakers as you stated….

  92. Keith asked, “What did Congress do to ABC?

    Issued a threatening letter. I’ll let you decide what was in the letter….

    Keith stated, “ I sure as hell won’t be voting Republican.” That’s Cool. Vote Libertarian. They want an 80% cut in government. ;)

    Keith asked, “How do you know they are leftists

    Because of the graffiti.. Because of the target… Because of the timing… They were items in the NEWS. Don’t believe them? Don’t.

    But don’t diminish them as YOU HAVE DONE!!! You set up your own lost debate by dimishing the “actions”. Maybe you had too much pot (medication right?) but those actions were listed as a response and you diminished them repeatedly.

  93. As the Gipper once famously said, There you go again…

    Who suggested that anyone that disagrees with Al Gore should go on trial?
    Maybe you ought to try following the link provided. I mean, it’s clear you’re having trouble concentrating, but you do know how to follow a link, don’t you??

    you need to provide me with proof that someone is actually in jail for shooting up a Milwaukee campaign office.

    I didn’t say the convictions in Milwaukee were for shooting. They were for tire slashing. Pay attention. Anyway, the story is here. Not that you’ll actually follow the link or anything….

    there are child molesters in the House
    Trying to change the subject won’t help. We’ve already dealt long and loud on that topic in this blog. And your guys lost that argument too.

    Bak, Sev, and I are all trying to get one point across to you, and you don’t seem to be able to grasp it.

    – You guys on the left have no tolerance for honest debate – such as the global warming story cited above.

    – You guys on the left have no acceptance for anyone who differs from your dogma even one iota – see Joe Lieberman as exhibit A.

    – You guys on the left have adopted violent and intimidating tactics as an accepted part of your campaigns. And based on your comments here, you have no problem with that, while getting your panties in a knot over phone calls. And for the record, I agree with Bak. I’m glad that perp is serving time for it.

    Now here’s a suggestion: before you come back with more leftist talking points, try documenting something, anything that you’re charging with a source. You said you could provide a list of cases of Republicans shooting up Dem HQs or similar violent acts. Well, it’s put up or shut up time. Let’s see the list, or stop wasting our time.

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  95. Finally, a link from Keith

    And it’s worthless, of course.

    If you follow it, it comes from an outfit called the Center for Media and Democracy. Now if you take another step and look into the background of some of its directors:

    You find one of them has a background as Communications Director for CISPES. If you don’t remember them, this was the bag of leftist kooks that openly advocated a Communist takeover in El Salvador some years ago. So you’ve already got a pretty good idea what kind of agenda this outfit has…

    Another one’s a founder of the Small Planet Institute – basically a socialist, anti-capitalist outfit, and wrote glowingly about the Guerilla News Network, which seems to think Eminem is the fount of political wisdom.

    Then there’s the one who’s Legal Director of ICTA. They thought that even the Clinton administration was too lax on global warming.

    There’s more, but you get the idea. This is an organization with an ideological axe to grind.

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  97. - And Kieth, from a genuine Jooooo … you’re shoveling it against the tide. Your argumants, as usual, are about as deep as the bathroom sink. Talking points vis Kos, and anything more you fall apart.

    – The point everyone tried so patiently to make to you, is it always starts with “little acts”, just as it did in Germany.

    – You start with little things, and then if thats ok, something a little more dramatic should be alright, and on and on. I’m not sure which is worse. that you condone that sort of thinking, or you can’t grasp the idea of “creeping limits”.

    – Adolph started with just 135 thug followers, doing little things, just like the hard Left of today, and 12 years later 37 million Germans were bending the knee to Der Fuhrer.

    – Anyway, as I mentioned in the other thread. Tammy sends her regards from Lieberman headquarters, and had a really good laugh over your idea that Joe’s wife will make him caucas with the Democrats. The SecProgs trully do live on the moon. Moonbattery forever!

    – Bang **==

  98. Hey Bang, since it seems you have an insider access, do you know what Lieberman’s feelings are after everything he has gone through, going Independent and how his former party has been treating him, smearing him, stabbing him in the back?

    Seems some people think he will “turn the other cheek” and say all is forgiven and the Democrats will deal open and honestly with him, and welcome him with open arms….

    While others, like myself, feel that this may have been a real eye opener for Lieberman and where his former party is heading, and he may distance himself away from that, and be more inclined to be more favorable in his actions with those that did support him.

    Any words of wisdom from his HQ?

  99. I’m not worried about them “taking to the streets”. Thanks to the purging of all but the purest and most rabid hoplophobes from leftist ranks, we’re the only ones with guns. :)

  100. Hey Bang, Joe will stay a Democrat. Even he isn’t that big of of a hypocrite. But, he lost a primary remember. At the moment he isn’t the Democratic nominee. And, tell Tammy to ask Hadassah about her lobbying contracts. If Hadassah will talk to about them. The poor Liebermans have to make money somewhere.

    And your post, and I realize it was late at night, made no sense. And, the one-line smack downs were pretty lame too.

  101. Family value Republicans

    Embattled Florida Republican Rep. Mark Foley befriended numerous teenage male pages, singling out the ‘hot’ ones for sexual solicitation, the Washington Post reports Sunday.

    “Interviews with nearly three dozen former pages suggest that the Florida Republican befriended a wide circle of teenagers during their stints as House pages. Then, shortly before they left or soon afterward, he singled out certain boys to write to — including four newly confirmed by The Washington Post, in addition to former page Jordan Edmund and one other whose illicit online conversations with Foley ended the congressman’s career. Some of the correspondence was brief and casual. But over months or years, if a boy seemed willing to go along, some conversations grew more sexual,” the Washington Post article states.

    “The FBI and Florida officials are conducting criminal investigations into Foley’s dealings with former pages.

    Foley was able to operate unimpeded for years — forming the friendships with pages that would be the seeds of online relationships later on — in spite of rigorous supervision of the teenagers in the congressional page program and a “zero-tolerance” policy for pages and adults who broke its rules.

    Based on the interviews with pages, who spanned most of Foley’s dozen years in the House — and interviews with parents and former program employees — the congressman’s behavior went unchecked because he operated within accepted norms of the program’s culture.”

    And because Denny Hastert did not want to bust him because he didn’t want to lose a safe Republican seat…..where is your moral outrage on this one!

  102. Keith, Nancy Pelosi voted for Gerry Studds several times for committee chairman AFTER Studds was Censured for having ACTUAL sex with pages. Keith you are a major partisan hypocrite!

  103. Yes, Studds was censured by the House of Representatives — and he had sex with a 17 year old boy. Consentual sex, but sex none-the-less. He stood for election and was re-elected in swing district in one of the “most” Republican areas of Mass. I sure you are not suggesting that Nancy Pelosi knew about Studds and the seventeen year old are you?

    Mark Foley, on the other hand, was molesting little boys since 1996 and the Republican leadership of the House knew it….they even insisted that he run for re-election this year when he wanted to retire.

    And you say that I am a partisan hypocrite. Get real. The Party of family values gave us at least one, and now maybe two, pedophiles. Can’t get around that.

  104. Keith states, “Mark Foley, on the other hand, was molesting little boys since 1996 and the Republican leadership of the House knew it…”

    Do you have proof of that?

    Because last I heard, the FBI is still investigating, and they did not have conclusive proof. It’s easy to say that, but I would like links and background information to show your point you are tying to make.

  105. Yes, there is proof of that….and yes, the FBI is still investigating. Do you read Sanity? The testimony before House Committee makes it clear that the Leadership had been warned — since way back in 1995 that Foley had a “problem” — in fact, they warned incoming Page Classes to watch out for him.

  106. Keith,

    Quoting you, “Yes, Studds was censured by the House of Representatives — and he had sex with a 17 year old boy. Consentual sex, but sex none-the-less. He stood for election and was re-elected in swing district in one of the “most” Republican areas of Mass. I sure you are not suggesting that Nancy Pelosi knew about Studds and the seventeen year old are you? ”

    Pelosi was there for the Censure. It was broought up in the House. Pelosi, Rangel, Conyers, etc. applauded Studds for turning his back on the Censure. And I mean with 3 standing ovations. Pelosi knew what she was voting for in Studds.

    Now, to nominate you for the “Bottom Feeder of the Week” award, You, Keith, make no mention or condemnation for the Demorats operatives holding on to the Foley infomation for years instead of reporting it immediately. The Dems have always had open access to the press and are never really questioned, so there was no reason to hold the information except for political mischief.

  107. - So Keith – when presented your head on one topic you switch to another, trying to blow off the truthiness you’re unwilling to accept, with snarky dismissals. Does that still work over at LiarDogFake? You havn’t said one thing accurate since you showed up here. Keep up the good work. You’re being laughed at.

    – sanity – Lets just say if the delusions I’ve seen Keith post are the jist of what the SecProgs are trying to screw up their courage on, they’re in for a really cold dose of “real” reality shortly.

    – Dodge, shift. bob and weave, with distorted facts, or no facts at all. The only thing I havn’t seen you do so far, is piles of ad hominems to complete your SecProg one pony act Keith, but I’m sure you’ll get around to that soon. In the mean time since, as usual, you moonbats refuse to stick to the issue at hand, you deserve no further serious response. Lots of Lefty trolls have proceeded you with somewhat better material.Sso far I’m unimpressed. Keep truckin’ bunky.

    – Bang **==

  108. Let’s change the subject to something that happened over 20 years ago instead of talking about real time actions of current Members of Congress. PCD, do you have proof that Democratic operatives held on to this information? Who were those mean old operatives that blew Foley’s molestation activities?

    Bottom feeder indeed. Everyone in town knew that Foley was gay. The “Velvet Mafia” that runs the Republican political operation protected him, just like they are protecting other gay Republican Members.

    And, I assume you were there to see Pelosi, Rangel, Conyers (interesting that you only mention black members besides Nancy) applaud Studds. It was a mandatory call of the House. Everyone had to be there and Studds got beat up. But, then re-elected by his constituents. I ask again, about the current sex scandal in the House.

    Do you think Mark Foley will be re-elected by the voters of his district. His name is on the ballot.

  109. Once again Bang, “Dodge, shift. bob and weave, with distorted facts, or no facts at all. The only thing I havn’t seen you do so far, is piles of ad hominems to complete your SecProg one pony act Keith, but I’m sure you’ll get around to that soon. In the mean time since, as usual, you moonbats refuse to stick to the issue at hand, you deserve no further serious response. Lots of Lefty trolls have proceeded you with somewhat better material.Sso far I’m unimpressed. Keep truckin’ bunky.

    Slap down bumper sticker remarks. What distortions? That Foley was after little boys, that Hastert knew, that they insisted that Foley run again. And, now another Republican Member is involved in a sexual harassment suit. What was the issue at hand? Kristallnach? What are you talking about?

    The fact is that a gay Republican Member of Congress was chasing little boys…how is that off the subject for the “family value” crowd?

  110. Keith, you are a bottom feeder. The “whistle blowers” of CREW, who were Democrat aides in Congress said they had the information for years.

    Keith, don’t you know lying and deceit will always catch up to you? It caught up to you here. You just are a thoroughly dishonest partisan, Liberal, DEMOCRAT!

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  112. - Your one and a half minutes are up Keith. Say goodbye. We don’t debate people on old issues that have been beat into your heads, or people that like to skitter from subject to subject, to avoid responding. Foley is out, and off the radar, and certainly not the topic at hand. You used that for all the smoke and noise you could mine it for. Time to move on sport.

    – Bang **==

  113. Me?
    A liberal?
    Sir, you wound me!

    If the DU, or Kos, or the HuffPo and their calls for action were to be taken literally this country would be burning like a Parisian Renault.

    It isn’t. They’re long on talk, but real short on action. Yeah, there’s been some, but nowhere near their level of talk.

    I’d love to see the moonbats bring it. Love. It.

  114. Well, Bang, you would like Foley to be out and, I am sure, that like the White House, you wish the subject of Iraq did not come up….but, they both do.

    Mark Foley’s name is still on the ballot is Florida. Would you vote for him Bang? Unfortunately the Republican leadership of Congress chose not to do anything about him until he was exposed. Why they didn’t even include the Democrat in their discussions of his activities until the issue came out in the press.

    Now, admit it Bang, if Nancy were Speaker you would be morally outraged about this and calling for her to resign.

    So, would you vote for Foley if you lived in his district?

  115. Technically you are right, but only partially Kieth.

    Do you think Mark Foley will be re-elected by the voters of his district. His name is on the ballot.

    Foley’s name is on the ballot yes, but he has resigned, he will NOT be re-elected.

    Insted Joe Negron is the new Republican nominee and all votes that go toward Foley’s name on the ballot will automatically be transferred to Negron.

    Foley’s name is on the ballot mainly as a placeholder, he will not be voted back in, the republican replacement will be.

  116. PCD, it wasn’t released by Dems just before an election – that’s just making stuff up. It was an investigative report by Brian Ross of ABC News acting on tips from the pages that worked for Mark Foley. The pages had been talking about this for years and the Coach has been trying to cover it up. Besides, the story is true and there are more to come.

    How many votes do you think Mark Foley will get on election day?

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  118. Shorter Keith: “Ignore what the NYT ombudsman is saying! Look! Mark Foley! He’s creepy! Look at this and not the other, Look! At! This!”

  119. - Tell you what Keith. Pelosi endorsed Condit several times for reelection AFTER he had been exposed for haveing sex with a 16 year old minor, and soliciting sex from a 15 year old, a clear case of pediphilia. Yet she fully supported him, making a number of speaachs on his behalf. when you call fo her to step down for doing far worse than anything thats ACTUALLY BEEN PROVEN concerning Hastert, then I’ll listen to your selective moral outrage. Until then no one believes the timing on the release was anything but political opportunism.

    – And yes its old news now. He’s gone. Out. what would you like, that they give him the chair?

    – So Keith, wheres your call for Pelosi to resign?

    – Bang **==

  120. I am still trying to grasp Keith’s relavitism that Multiple shootings with a real gun into a Republican Campaign office, equates to phone jamming, which was stopped by the RNC. Logically I can’t see why anyone would continue to vote Democratic. Thanks for the info, it is good to see that the only thing we are criminally responsible for is phone calling. Unlike your allies that shoot at us and slash our tires and….. pathetic. – Lorica

  121. Well Lorica, let me ask a few questions. When were the shots fired? During the working day or in the dead of night when no one was there? Do you logically assume that only Republican campaign offices were the targets of this type of activity? Have you ever considered that is some cases campaign operatives shoot out their own windows to gain free publicity and support? Did anyone actually go to jail for these actions? Tell the truth — do you know someone who is in jail for doing this type of thing. Grasp this Lorica — have you considered any of these options or are you just looking for something, anything, to be outraged about? Please respond.

  122. Keith gets it wrong once again:
    Mark Foley, on the other hand, was molesting little boys since 1996

    Um..no, he was sending them lurid Emails. It’s sick and perverse, but it isn’t molesting. You really oughta read more than Kos and DU and the other ComSymp site where you get your so-called news.

    Since you’ve already succeeded in going off the topic of this thread with non sequiturs, let’s go right to the heart of it: you have no moral standing to make any noise about Foley. You forfeited that when your House caucus gave Studds the standing ovations. Any lib who doesn’t condemn that can’t be taken seriously. And that defines you.

    Let’s look at the comparisons:

    – Foley: sent sick Emails and IM’s to pages. Keith thinks this is despicable. So do I. This is our last point of agreement.

    – Studds: got a page drunk and molested him (that’s considered rape, by the way, Keith). Since Keith hasn’t objected to this, it’s fair to assume he’s OK with this. I think this is despicable and worse.

    – Foley: quit, and no one on the GOP side has said one good word about him since. My attitude: good riddance. Keith thinks all the House leadership should also go, just on general principles. For that matter, he probably thinks all Republicans should resign over it.
    – Studds: stayed on in Congress, got applauded by the likes of Nancy Pelosi for his pedophilia, and was given a committee chairmanship. Since Keith hasn’t called for Pelosi to quit, it’s fair to conclude he also condones it.

    So don’t give us any horse-hockey or feigned outrage about pretending to care about the pages.

    Interesting sidelight: this entire episode is actually part of the Dem strategy to get conservative voters to stay home on November 7. They seriously think all of us hate gays, and exposing GOP officeholders or staffers as gay will make us sit the election out. Their premise, of course, is wrong, and so is their conclusion.

    And I rise to second PCD’s nomination of Keith as “Bottom Feeder of the Week”. Further, since he has displayed little actual knowledge of government workings (putting Pelosi in the Senate, for example), intentionally moved discussion off topic, and failed to provide anything more to any discussion other than Kos talking points, I nominate him for Troll Emeritus status. :d

    (C’mon, level with us, Keith – your last name is really Olbermann, isn’t it?)

  123. Tell you what Keith. Pelosi endorsed Condit several times for reelection AFTER he had been exposed for haveing sex with a 16 year old minor, and soliciting sex from a 15 year old, a clear case of pediphilia. Yet she fully supported him, making a number of speaachs on his behalf. when you call fo her to step down for doing far worse than anything thats ACTUALLY BEEN PROVEN concerning Hastert, then I’ll listen to your selective moral outrage. Until then no one believes the timing on the release was anything but political opportunism.

    – And yes its old news now. He’s gone. Out. what would you like, that they give him the chair?

    – So Keith, wheres your call for Pelosi to resign?

    Gary Condit was beaten in a primary. He is gone. And so is McKinney and so will Jefferson be gone. We have a sitting Speaker who hid a pedophile. How can you defend that? No one knows who Nancy is, everyone has seen the Coach defending a child molester.

  124. Great White — how do you know this? “Studds: got a page drunk and molested him (that’s considered rape, by the way, Keith). Since Keith hasn’t objected to this, it’s fair to assume he’s OK with this. I think this is despicable and worse.

    Were you there? Did the page tell you that? You seem to be working yourself into a snit here…..I recall the page defending Studds. We do know that Mark Foley is a pedophile and the Leadership covered it up. Did Nancy cover for Studds and Condit? Did she do anything to defend McKinney or Jefferson? Actually, the Speaker defened Jefferson remember?

  125. - Sounded good, until it came out that the page was 18 when the offensive emails occured. In which state is sex with an 18 year old considered “child molesting”. Pure political BS.

    – so you continue to dodge my offer. I’ll consider Hastert stepping down if and when:

    1) an investigation (called due process for you uneducated SecProgs) shows he was actually derelict, and knew what the rumormill Left wants everyone to believe with no Proof.

    2) You suck it up and admit that Pelosi endorsed a man who was a known proven pedophile, publicly, not rumored, and she did it with full knowledge of his proclivities, as a matter of public record.

    – For a third time. What say you? (further deflections won’t cut it. just yes or no will do. your call sport.)

    – Bang **==

  126. Yep and Foley is gone. And your accusation (off topic) that we have a sitting speaker who hid a pedophile is a FALSE accusation.

    Bearing false witness against your neighbor doesn’t win debates and doesn’t work towards solving the issues of the day. Defending isn’t what we are doing. We are telling you it is a false accusation.

    Keith wrote, “everyone has seen the Coach defending a child molester.

    Typical liberal pattern of false accusations. The “coach” did not defend Foley.

    Additionally, it is irrelevant to this thread.

    Back to the topic at hand…

    1) Will you Keith accept the election results if the Dem’s do not take back either or both Houses in Congress?

    2) What is your opinion of everyone who will be voting for Republicans? :)>-

  127. Well Lorica, let me ask a few questions. When were the shots fired? During the working day or in the dead of night when no one was there?

    That’s Keith for you, desperately trying to rationalize and excuse violence if it’s done by Democrats and Liberals. Disgusting. Take a good look folks, this is the kind of person that staying home in November will bring into power.

    I can just imagine Keith if he lived in Germany in the’30’s:

    Vell, you don’t haf any proof that the SA vas doing anything wrong, no vun vas convicted! Und dey did it at night, it’s not like they threw bricks threw da vindows in daylight (the scum usually comes out at night Keith cause they don’t have the stones to do it when people can see them). Ya, yust boys being boys, und the Joooos are vorse und do the same tings or vorse.

    “Bottom Feeder of the Week”

    I don’t know, with a guy like Keith that’s an insult to bottom feeders all over the world.

  128. Yes, Baklava, the Coach did defend Foley and insisted he run for re-election. He also blamed his staff on not knowing….what kind of chicken does that? I have known his COS for years, the guy told Hastert.

    Accept the results of an election? What kind of question is that?

    Will you if the Democrats win. Would you like an invitation to meet the new Speaker? Baklava, I have voted for Republicans, I am married to one, I just can’t vote for the bunch of child molesters that currently run Congress. They are only concerned with keeping power and would insist that a pedophile run for re-election to keep it.

  129. - Ok Keith. I’ll take that as a “no”, and from that deduce you have zero objectivity when it comes to your politics.

    – Just a tip for you in future discussions. Nobody gets to have it both ways. Even Secular Progressives or the other cultists that think like they do.

    – Bang **==

  130. Severian wrote “That’s Keith for you, desperately trying to rationalize and excuse violence if it’s done by Democrats and Liberals. Disgusting. Take a good look folks, this is the kind of person that staying home in November will bring into power.

    I can just imagine Keith if he lived in Germany in the’30’s:

    Vell, you don’t haf any proof that the SA vas doing anything wrong, no vun vas convicted! Und dey did it at night, it’s not like they threw bricks threw da vindows in daylight (the scum usually comes out at night Keith cause they don’t have the stones to do it when people can see them). Ya, yust boys being boys, und the Joooos are vorse und do the same tings or vorse.

    “Bottom Feeder of the Week”

    Well now, Severian, do you really think Germans and Jews talk like that? You are still comparing an act of violence against a campaign headquarters with Kristallnach. Hmmmm…..I ask legitimate questions designed to get to the bottom of your collective “outrage” — campaigns are not bean bag. That doesn’t excuse violence — but, it does explain how worked up people can get. You sure seem to be with the “bottom feeder” insults.

    You guys need boogie men to get worked up. Those bastard Democrats break windows — oh, the outrage. My question is, how do you know? You want to believe it. And then the locker room banter begins. Discuss an issue Severian, stop postering.

  131. Ok Keith. I’ll take that as a “no”, and from that deduce you have zero objectivity when it comes to your politics.

    – Just a tip for you in future discussions. Nobody gets to have it both ways. Even Secular Progressives or the other cultists that think like they do.

    Bang, what does that mean? You must be great at dinner conversation.

  132. Keith, the fact that you can’t see the similarity between the two speaks volumes about your lack of morality and ethics, not to mention intelligence. It’s people like you, with your justification of violence and other unethical behavior, that allow most of the evil in the world to exist and flourish. Moral relativism at it’s finest, well, you’d better hope you are are never on the receiving end of this kind of violence, because no one will have any sympathy for you.

    “First they came for the Republicans, but I wasn’t a Republican so I didn’t say anything…”

    Germany was full of people like you Keith. l-)

  133. Keith, you are proving that you have an empty head and I believe you to be a LIAR!

    I don’t think you ever voted GOP.

    Keith, the only child molester supporters are Nancy Pelosi, Waxman, Berman, Rangel,… Got it? I didn’t think so. You are too busy listening with your mouth.

  134. - Keith. we already know “you don’t understand – *sob*”. That’s why you can’t get anyone to take you seriously. When you’ve painted yourself into a corner you reach for the “dummy up” ploy. The one thing you’ll never do is debate intellectually honestly.

    – NeoLiberals – thy name is “nuance”, but no substance. you’re doing the same thing you did when I called you on your Lieberman angle, straight from the man himself.

    “Deflect!…Deflect!…. the sky is falling!….run..

    – I gave you three tries to answer to my challange, and even now you deflect. If you have any hope of coping in an adult world you’re going to have to do better than 6th grade playground tactics.

    – Deflection may be “kewl”, but it would save you any money on your car insurance. “dummy up” doesn’t work either. Maybe you could try a brand new ploy. Honesty. *chuckle*

    – Bang

    **==

  135. Keith off topic wrote, “the Coach did defend Foley and insisted he run for re-election. He also blamed his staff on not knowing

    That is your opinion not based on fact.

    Keith wrote, “Accept the results of an election? What kind of question is that?

    It’s an on topic respectful question based on evidence that liberals are prepared not to accept the election results based on an undesired outcome.

    Keith asked, “Will you if the Democrats win.

    Yep. There was a basically 54 year period pre 1994 when this was the case. If there were people talking about taking to the streets or whatever they were denounced. We need to debate the issues and convince more voters that our solutions are better solutions and win based on ideas and policy. Not false accusations. If our message pursuades more voters then that is good. If not then maybe we need to change our message or redouble our efforts at making a convincing message.

    Keith informed us that he isn’t voting on the issues of the day by saying, “I just can’t vote for the bunch of child molesters

    All I can say is good luck convincing people to vote the way you wish them to with that message! /end sarcasm But in all seriousness. I hope you do continue on with that message because it bodes well for us… ;)

  136. Severian, you wrote, “First they came for the Republicans, but I wasn’t a Republican so I didn’t say anything…”

    Germany was full of people like you Keith.

    Now you are a victim Severian? Who is coming to get you? Where does this rage come from? You have the gaul to compare a broken window at a campaign office with Kristallnach and to grandson of a holocaust victim and you say Germany is full of people like me….wow. How old are you anyway?

    I was asking legitimate questions about what happen in those campaign attacks and you turn it into this. Then someone else says I am a liar. Names, names, names.

    And, Bang makes no sense at all. What challenge are you talking about? You must do great on oral examines.

  137. - In that case, you’re off the banana boat Keith. When you can’t even comprehend english, what’s the point. I’ll let you slither away, feining some sort of “nuanced” victory, if that gets you through the night. But spare us anymore of your baseless indefensible hyperbole. It’s both infantile, and a bore.

    – Bang **==

  138. The Jews that were not victims (yet) were not victims and the Republicans that aren’t victims (yet) are not victims.

    The key Keith is that you diminished the long list as “glass breaking” and us getting our panties in a knot as opposed to saying as we have that we are “for” those responsible to be held accountable.

    You fail to see that it wasn’t just gas chambers the first day. It was a lead up to with broken windows and preaching of hatred and shots fired and slashing of tires and violence of that sort. Do you not understand a lead up to and an excusing? The lead up to was full of excusing and violent acts and INTIMIDATION and none of it should be diminished like you JUST DID AGAIN!!!

    You are doing the opposite of pursuading people to vote your way and I’m glad. I hope this conversation continues and more and more political newbies can see what this left right thing is about!

  139. Bang wrote, “and a bore.

    I’ll agree to that. I got bored last night and I’m bored today but I keep on because the clarity for political newbies is a hope for me.

    The more leftism rears their ugliness the more I cheer because I think conservative solutions are better than liberal solutions by far.

  140. If you were so bored Baklava you wouldn’t respond. I find it interesting how much the radical right wants to play victim this election cycle when they have had complete control of the Congress and the Executive Branch of four years. Instead of discussing real issues you want to talk about broken campaign windows and Kristallnach.

    Great point, Conservative solutions are better than liberal solutions — more bumper sticker slap down.

  141. Baklava, you wrote, “You fail to see that it wasn’t just gas chambers the first day. It was a lead up to with broken windows and preaching of hatred and shots fired and slashing of tires and violence of that sort. Do you not understand a lead up to and an excusing? The lead up to was full of excusing and violent acts and INTIMIDATION and none of it should be diminished like you JUST DID AGAIN!!!” —

    No one was excusing violent acts. Just taking exception to a ridiculous comparison. Once again, you are playing victim here. Have you ever seen any of these things happen? Do you have first hand knowledge? Are you oppressed in any way? Is your phone taped? Are you being followed by leftists? Victim, victim, victim and your party is in control. How twisted must it be to arrive at these conclusions. Around and around you go.

  142. I know it because it’s been very widely reported, most recently in Studds’ obit. I’d give you chapter and verse, but you don’t follow any links anyway, so I won’t waste me time.

    And you might try answering the questions Bang and Bak just put to you. So far, you’ve spent the entire thread running away from any answers. When you got caught praising libs using storm trooper tactics, you changed the subject to Foley. Have the guts to take a stand and support your position for a change. l-)

  143. You have the gaul to compare a broken window at a campaign office with Kristallnach and to grandson of a holocaust victim and you say Germany is full of people like me….wow. How old are you anyway?

    Ah, now we come to it, you claim to be Jewish. All your other arguments, if we can be so charitable as to call them that, have failed so you toss out the alleged victim card. Typical. If you are a “grandson of Holocaust victims” your dead relatives must be turning over in their graves, you shame everything they went through.

    But then, what else can we expect out of someone stupid enough to make the statement “you have the the gaul (and it’s gall btw, learn English) to compare a broken window at a campaign office iwth Kristallnach (again, it’s Kristallnacht, which translated means “Night of Broken Windows” you idiot)?

  144. Bang….you mean this is Bak’s pet troll??

    Really, Bak, you oughta keep him in your own yard instead of letting him run loose soiling the public threads. :d

    Next time hit him over the nose with a rolled up newspaper. Preferably Human Events.:)

  145. “No one was excusing violent acts. Just taking exception to a ridiculous comparison.”

    – No Keith, you’re taking exception because it hits too close to home. I’m absolutely sure that people in Germany in the 30’s tried to use the “well it’s just little unimportant things” meme to skate on what was going on right under their noses.

    – I’ll repeat my earlier post that clearly spells it out for you, as to the parallels, and why people might be concerned, even though you evidence a tendency not to understand the simplest of idea’s. then I’ll leave your spanking to Bak, since he caught you in the first place, so you’re his pet to take care of.:

    – The point everyone (has) tried (repeatedly) so patiently to make to you, is it always starts with “little acts”, just as it did in Germany.

    – You start with little things, and then if thats ok, something a little more dramatic should be alright, and on and on. I’m not sure which is worse. that you condone that sort of thinking, or you can’t grasp the idea of “creeping limits”.

    – Adolph started with just 135 thug followers, doing little things, just like the hard Left of today, and 12 years later 37 million Germans were bending the knee to Der Fuhrer.

    – So you see it wasn’t a rediculous situation then, and needed addressing, just as it does now if these “acts” continue to escalate, and so far I’m not seeing them abate.

    – Bang **==

  146. “You idiot”…nice, real nice. I wouldn’t, btw, go after someone’s spelling when you don’t do so well yourself. Yes, I know what Kristallnach means. That is why I find it so offensive to compare a broken window in a campaign with what happened that night. Do I need to refer you to some history books.

    And yes, I am upset that someone would make that comparison. That is why I asked the series of questions I did. Not to defend breaking windows at a campaign office — but, to put your rant in a proper perspective.

    That is why I would like to know how old you are?

    You seem so hostile and upset. Is it perhaps you are worried about the outcome of the election?

  147. Keith wrote, “radical right wants to play victim this election cycle when they have had complete control of the Congress and the Executive Branch of four years.

    Radical right? Radical right believes in cutting government by 1/2 or 80%. If the radical right had complete control of Congress and the Executive Branch we’d see a reduction in government. But we don’t. Do you know why? Because conservatives and libertarians do NOT have a governing or legislating majority. Government has moved leftwars every year for over 6 decades because the governing and legislationg majority is left. THis isn’t to say that some conservative ideas and solutions haven’t been partially passed by Congress (like tax cuts or 698 mile border fence or Port Security act or a few other things). But there is a significant amount of leftism in most appropriations and programs that the government hasn’t stayed the same size one year for over 6 decades. The ANSWER to the problem isn’t electing more leftists for sure. The answer is trying to elect a majority of conservatives and libertarians. An “R” does not signify an elected majority of conservatives and libertarians.

    I look forward to that day and I see it coming as the monopoly of leftist drive by media was broken a little more than a decade ago and just like I converted fom liberalism in 1991 there are a lot of people who see the light. The amount of people who identify with conservativism has grown versus the amount of peple who identify with liberalism. It’s a good sign. As we have freer speech and banter about ideas our ideas or winning. The old playbook of liberals does not work anymore for a bigger and bigger segment of the population.

    Just trying to help you with our perspective about who controls what….

  148. Good one Keith, you still insist on missing the point that breaking windows is how it all started. You most assuredly DO NOT understand. Your relatives must all be sooo pround of you, and to think that idiots like a certain Colorado university professor called the WTC victims “little Eichman’s” We have our share of little Eichman’s here in this country, and you are living proof of that.

    Heh, you think this is hostile? Guess I better go out and smash some windows and shoot into some Democratic campaign offices in order to gain your approval. Then I’m sure you’ll be right on my side and helping excuse my behavior.

    What a hypocrite…

  149. GWR. That’s about all I could do with Human Events with him as he couldn’t comprehend it!! :o

    Oh. Come on. That was funny.

  150. Bak, I think the reason Keith is so strident and persistent in making his inane arguments is that he is trying to convince himself not us. Subconciously, he knows he has aligned himself with the party of hate and intolerance, and he’s desperately trying to maintain his illusions that his is the party of love and peace, despite all evidence to the contrary.

  151. - Ok, well I wouldn’t go with the idiot tag. I think you’re more of the willfully ignorant clan, driven by your ideological brain washing. BTW, again I’m amused. You grabbed for the “victum card” in your Liberal deck, when no one else had even mentioned that. Do you guys ever change the shuffle, or is that list all you ever have?. Just wondering.

    – But about the election let me set you straight on that. It’s a win-win from my standpoint, regardless of the outcome. to wit:

    – If the Reps maintain. Fine. We’ll really step up the pressure on them for changes in Iraq, real border security instead of lip service, and continued prosperity and a good healthy economy.

    – If the Dembulbs eke out a win in the house, they’ll be exposed finally. By that I mean they won;t be able to use excuse that “they’re not in charge” anymore, or avoid the real issues, and the fact they have no ideas, zero, in their political wagon. After two years of watching the Dem led Clown-car house, willy nilly “investigations”, attempts to raise all sorts of taxes, no real alternatives on Iraq, zero border control options other than worker amnisty ect, and most probably a braindead attempt to impeach a President who’s only crime is to do the best he can in the face of an obstructive, beligerant, Dem party, who wants to take away every tool we have to fight the Jihadists, I think it will just be “all the rope you need to haang yourselves” just in time for ’08.

    – So no. I have no reason whatsoever to be “worried”. I’m sure the Dhimmi’s will prove to be their own worse enemy, just as they always do.

    – Bang **==

  152. So Severian, now we are talking about a college professor making stupid remarks about WTC victims –where does that come from? The point Severian is that your comparison does not, and never will fit, you are cheapening what took place in Germany for your own political agenda so that you can feel like the victim. You are just too young and immature to acknowledge that the two events could never compare — other than you want to think that there is some huge leftwing plot to disrupt Republican campaigns.

    You insult real tradegy when you insist on making this stuff up. You need a boogie man to campaign against. Only all the boogie men — the DeLays, Neys, Cunninghams, Foleys, and Sherwoods are on the other side.

    And, when you cannot win on points you start hurling insults. I repeat, how old are you?

  153. Severian wrote, “Subconciously, he knows he has aligned himself with the party of hate and intolerance, and he’s desperately trying to maintain his illusions that his is the party of love and peace, despite all evidence to the contrary.”

    LOL….boy, can I have some of the drugs that you are on?

  154. - Keith, I’m an original multigenrational Jooooo. I have 128 relatives (at least) sleeping in the ashes of concentration camps. I’m telling you your thinking is muddleheaded and flawed. and don’t start with the age crapolla. I could roll you over my knee and paddle you son. Give it up. As Bill Murry would say, you’ve been “faced”.

    – Bang **==

  155. The funny this is that conservatives know that the majority of rank and file liberals and even some liberal leaders are “well intentioned”. But we know it’s better to teach a man to fish than just give the fish and we just think our solutions to the problems at hand are better. Liberals are not evil, molestors, violent, etc generally. In every big organization there will be those that are.

    Unfortunately for liberals they have allowed themselves generally speaking to be convinced that conservatives are mean spirited, evil, anti-environment, racist, sexist, lying, molestors, etc. On every issue their belief seems to be that we don’t “care” and that our ideas is based on indifference.

    We do care of course but we differ on how we a) define the problem and b) want to solve the problem

    Hate is something people need to try to shed in order to communicate effectively, comprehend messages and have good judgment. I do not feel/think that any of us here are operating on hate except for Keith.

    Some of us (including myself) are bewildered, amused, bored, furrowing our eyebrows at what we are reading and saddened but what can you do with an individual who thinks the way he does? Getting through is an impossibility…

  156. It would seem to me Bang, that if you are Jewish that you would see the difference between Kristallnach and the breaking of a campaign office window. Unless you drank the goy kool aid. Do you go to services? I think you should bring this up with your Rabbi. Is that how you met your friend Tammy?

  157. - Your insults are feeble son. You’re simply out of your league, speaking about things you know nothing about, and acting like a contrite child when you get bounced on your butt for it. Anyone that could sit for days trying to argue against something thats patently obvious to everyone with working brain cells, should just let it go. even your insults are simpleton level.

    – ST tries to show great patience with idiotarian trolls such as yourself. We all do. But as per normal you’re not really interested in honest exchange of opposing views, won’t listen to anyone else’s point of view, taking the usual “absolutist” position the Left is famous for, and therby remains an uninfluential movement because of it. So you’re simply incapable of learning. A fool in search of the foolish. I shant waste anymore time with you. Come back if and when you ever grow up.

    – Bang **==

  158. It wasn’t “the breaking of a campaign office window” It was a list longer than my screen that listed intimidation. And we are saying to you that that’s where it starts. It starts somewhere. That IS recognizing a difference. The mass produced car started with a Model T. We know have a Lexus that will parallel park itself. There is a difference. None of us are saying that it is the SAME.

    Comprende?

  159. - Actually Bak, although he doesn’t even know it, he’s right in one regard. Unlike the Left, there were no incidents of gun use by Der Fuhrer and his thugs, until well into Adolph’s Riechstenfuhren campaign. so in that sense it is different. The Left is ahead of schedule.

    – Bang **==

  160. - Are you still here Keith? I thought maybe you had at least enough sense to know when you’d been trashed. Guess I overestimated you even in that.

    – Well he’s all your’s Bak. Obiedience school would be a good start, followed by some remedial English, and extensive history lessons. No politics for awhile until the “National Socialist” brainwashing wears off.

    – Bang **==

  161. - Actually Bak, although he doesn’t even know it, he’s right in one regard. Unlike the Left, there were no incidents of gun use by Der Fuhrer and his thugs, until well into Adolph’s Riechstenfuhren campaign. so in that sense it is different. The Left is ahead of schedule.

    They’re just so precocious!

  162. Well Lorica, let me ask a few questions. When were the shots fired? During the working day or in the dead of night when no one was there? Do you logically assume that only Republican campaign offices were the targets of this type of activity? Have you ever considered that is some cases campaign operatives shoot out their own windows to gain free publicity and support? Did anyone actually go to jail for these actions? Tell the truth — do you know someone who is in jail for doing this type of thing. Grasp this Lorica — have you considered any of these options or are you just looking for something, anything, to be outraged about? Please respond.

    =)) You want my response Keith??? One I am not “outraged”. =)) Yeah I have thought about all those questions. In fact, I think it George W. Bush drove to Tennessee in the middle of the night to fire a few bullet holes into his own campaign office. And Karl Rove drove to Wisconsin to slash the tires of of rented get out to vote vans. He is such an evil genius. Cheney Drove all night to vandalize his own sign in California, and I heard he voted illegally for Arnold while he was there.

    What kind of pathetic low down ignorant answer is that?? Some Republican operative??? I think you are suffering from some serious transferrance problems. Did you see that list that was posted by Severan??? And all you can come up with “Republican Operatives”??? Then all YOU come back with that was done by the Republicans is mass phone calling??? Which according to your own web link, was ended by Republicans. I Don’t give a rats behind when the shots were fired, At anytime a fired gun can injure any one in the path of the bullet you fool. Let’s play the “what if” game that you want to play. What if the bullet killed someone??? Let’s get a grasp on the fact the violence of making a phone call NO WHERE NEAR EQUATES to the violence it takes to pull the trigger and fire a weapon. Please go buy a clue because you need serious help Keith. – Lorica

  163. Well Lorica, you didn’t answer any of my questions — how many offices were fired at? How many were Democratic campaign offices? Was this just in 2004 or over a period of time? No, I don’t think that Dick Cheney drove to Tennessee to shoot up his own campaign office, he was too busy shooting up his friends.

    Your outrage over this seems totally contrived. You cannot answer my questions without resorting to silly insults.

    I repeat. These things happen in all campaigns — doesn’t make it right, but it happens. To turn this into some type of major leftist conspiracy doesn’t past the smell test. You can only be outraged for so long about things that you only imagine.

    I will check back with you to see just how many campaign offices the Democrats have destroyed over the next 15 days. So many offices, so little time.

  164. Yeah. How many Lorica? Was it one or 100? Because I’m not going to denounce the violence and intimidation until it’s 50. That’s my final offer! Deal or no deal…

    And was this in 2004 or was it also in 2002, 2000, and 1998. Because I’m not going to denounce it if it were spread over time. It’s to be expected over a period of time…

    These things happen. I don’t have to denounce it. In fact I will diminish these acts as silly boys will be boys pranks. WHo cares about a broken window…

    I see you saying this is some leftists conspiracy (even though you don’t use the word conspiracy – I know you are thinking the word conspiracy) and it doesn’t pass the smell test. These broken windows are nothing. Grow up. And take your medication…

    I will check back with you to see how many campaign offices the Democrats have destroyed because it has to be 50 and only in 2004….

    /end channeling Keith

    How did I do? Did I have him down pretty good? God, I loved that. That was so exhilirating. I felt so FREE to say whatever I want without any due diligence or care or compassion for anyone else. I think I want to channel Keith more often. Who’s with me?

  165. Well, anything you say you must be making up, and I’m not going to read any links you give me. Because Bill Maher said so!

    And you can’t compare shooting up buildings or assaulting people with making phone calls. You can’t talk about any of that because I’m a victim. Or am supposed to be related to one. And using the phone is worse than shooting. Besides, everyone knows that Georgie is slashing the tires. Dan Rather has the documents to prove it. And, oh yeah, Foley!!!

    /Keith mode off

    Hey Bak, you’re right!! This is fun!! :)

    No need to source anything, no need to stay on topic or even coherent, and no need to think!!

    You know, you oughta think about renting out your pet troll for entertainment at parties… =))

  166. I insulted someone??? How did I do that?? Keith I provided a link, it said 3 Republican offices, read the story and stop being stupid please. Good Lord do some research or are you going to force us to spoon feed you our whole lives. I read your story 3 times over. That is why I know what your story said. Purtty simple stuff there chief. – Lorica

  167. So, Lorica, it was three Republican offices — and this is compared to Kristallnach? I agree with you finally. That is some “purtty” simple stuff.

    Here is something for your morning reading — unless you think the AP is part of the great leftist conspiracy world. It won’t be a very pleasant day for the House leadership.

    AP) The House Republican campaign chairman and the speaker of the House are likely to be at odds this week as they testify about the handling of ex-Rep. Mark Foley’s come-ons to male pages.

    Rep. Tom Reynolds, R-N.Y., set to appear before the House ethics committee Tuesday, has said he warned Speaker Dennis Hastert about Foley last spring.

    Hastert, expected to be questioned sometime this week, has said he doesn’t remember that conversation.

    A four-member ethics investigating panel is keeping key witnesses behind closed doors for hours as it tries to unravel conflicts over when and what Hastert and his staff learned about Foley’s conduct and what they did about it.

    Hastert’s chief of staff, Scott Palmer, spent more than six hours before the committee Monday. Palmer has disputed one account that he was warned about Foley in 2002 or 2003.

    Reynolds, head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, has said he spoke with Hastert last spring after learning of Foley’s overly friendly e-mails to a former Louisiana page, who was 16 at the time. Those e-mails were not sexually explicit.

    The speaker has said he can’t recall the Reynolds warning, and has contended he doesn’t remember having a separate conversation about Foley earlier this year with Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio. Boehner not only recalls speaking with Hastert, but said the speaker told him the page’s complaint “had been taken care of.”

    He sure did take care of that complaint — he swept it under the rug. This is the gift that keeps on giving.

  168. I see brownshirt appologist Keith is still at it. The only difference between him and Maximilian Schell in “Judgement at Nuremburg” is that Shell was a LOT more eloquent.

  169. When did I compare this to Kristallnach??? Clue….Kmart is having a blue light special on them Keith. I am out of this conversation, it is impossible to change the mind of a 5 year old child who just wants to stomp his feet and scream. Who can discuss anything with someone like this. “There is no one right, not even one, except Keith.” – Lorica

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  171. Oh yeah, a bunch of looney-tunes limo liberals “taking to the streets”, that’ll work. Too bad they don’t believe in firearms ownership, huh?

    Morons.

  172. To have the power that Rove has. Just to say “I’m confident” causes people to go insane. That is REAL power.

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  175. You’re right. We will take it to the streets after we win the majority of seats in the house and the senate.

    Your noble neo-conservative experiment to bomb Iraq into democracy and to win global domination is over. Your policy of selling fear to the American public is over. Your party is desperate. If all you can do is bring up the old issue of same-sex marriage a week before the election to win votes with the “nutty” (a term from White House staffers) evangelicals, you are desperate.

    When we win, we will hold YOUR party accountable for running roughshod over the Constitution. We will hold YOU accountable for the 2700 American lives taken in Iraq, not to mention the thousands of innocent Iraqi lives, because your party manufactured lies and broke international law. We knew there were no WMDs and no connection to 9/11. The invasion into Iraq was a neo-conservative ploy from the beginning for American corporate and special interests and world military domination. What a failure that is. These Staussian’s running the goverment are taking you for a bunch of fools.

    You can’t say we are safer under George “W”. The terrorists don’t have to go far to pick off American’s since they are having a field day killing them in Iraq. A situation your President created after the occupation. As a result of the invasion, which you blindly support, Iraq is now a breeding ground for terrorism.

    Democracy was supposed to spread throughout the middle East after we liberated Iraq. Instead neighboring nations are fueling the insurgency.

    Hey Mojo and your gun toting friends, you all love to wave around your weapons. Why don’t you get your butts over to Iraq and fight. Better yet, go over there and protect innocent Iraqi girls who are being raped by the bad apples in the US military – you know the ones who were let into the military through “moral waivers.”

    As far as stealing the election in 2004. Just ask the disenfranchised Americans (mostly black) who were turned away at the polls including one man who served in Desert Storm, who was told he couldn’t vote because he was falsly accused of having a criminal record. You all continue to turn a blind eye to the fact that thousands of Americans were denied the priviledge and right to vote in 2004.

    It’s just a matter of time before the misdeeds of your party catch up with you. Your bully tactics can only go so far before you fall flat on your face.

    I’m so glad I switched from being a Republican six years ago. I could see the forest through the trees. You all are too insular and misinformed to see the truth.

    Chip

    “Dissent is the highest form of Patriotism.”
    – Thomas Jefferson

  176. The comment by Chip is why the majority of Americans WON’T elect leftists. Keep on talking Chip!!! You do more for our side than Republican leaders.

  177. Chip wrote, “Dissent is the highest form of Patriotism

    Dissent with lies is the lowest.

    Chip wrote, “When we win, we will hold YOUR party accountable for running roughshod over the Constitution.

    I’m sorry. What specifically is [our] party accountable for running roughshod over the Constitution?

    Chip wrote, “your party manufactured lies and broke international law.

    What did lies did [our] party manufacture and which international laws were broken? Cite specifics please. General innuendo and accusations aren’t helping anyone here.

    Chip laughingly wrote, “You all continue to turn a blind eye to the fact that thousands of Americans were denied the priviledge and right to vote in 2004.

    Because it isn’t true. But wait. I’ll give you an opportunity to give us the names of the thousands of Americans who were denied. If you do that I’ll join your cause !!!! There were black organizations who have dismissed these claims. They did the due diligence.

    Chip in bullying fashion wrote, “It’s just a matter of time before the misdeeds of your party catch up with you. Your bully tactics can only go so far before you fall flat on your face.

    I’m sorry. Seems we are being accused of committing crimes by you untruthfully. I’ll refer to you in mirror fashion as the bully. Now we are debating huh.

    Chip wrote, “I’m so glad I switched from being a Republican six years ago. I could see the forest through the trees. You all are too insular and misinformed to see the truth.

    Same year as Jumpin Jeffords. What happened that year that caused you to jump? The tax cut talk? The recession that started without having had any Bush tax cuts implemented yet?

    Chip wrote, “You all are too insular and misinformed to see the truth.

    I’ve read 1,000’s of pages of info since the year 1991 when I switched from liberalism to libertarianism and now to the more centrist conservativism. In 1991 I went to the library 3 times a week for a year and shed all the misinformation I was brainwashed with like you. The drive-by legacy media adds to confusion. They don’t give perspective or ad clarity.

    It’d be nice instead of making accusations you asked questions about what we believe instead of thinking the worst based on conversation you see at leftist blogs…..

  178. Specifics.

    OK, first we’ll start with voter suppression in the 2000 election. In Florida several thousand voters were inaccuratly marked as “Felons” and could not vote. ChoicePoint was the company who compiled the scrub list of voters and identified 58,000 felons. However, 15 percent of those listed were not felons at all. As a result many voters were turned down at the polls. ChoicePoint was hired by Katheryn Harris, who was chairing George Bush’s Florida campaign in 2000, to compile the scrub list. The owner of the company had contributed $100,000 to the Republican campaign. Other owners of the company have ties to the Republican party.

    I can’t give you names of the affected voters. Ask one of your Republican friends who are in with ChoicePoint. They have access to the list.

    Voter suppression has a history of affecting low-income people who historically vote democratic. It’s even happening in the 2006 election where stiff new voter laws are preventing low-income people from voting. It’s a prime example of disenfranchisement strategies put in place by republican strategists.

    For example in Georgia, voters must now present a Driver’s License or State ID that is only available from Georgia Dept of Motor Vehicle Offices. But the thing is, two-thirds of the counties in Georgia don’t even have a DMV office. This makes it difficult for low-income and older residents to obtain an ID to vote. Many won’t even vote as a result.

    In the 2000 election polling places in lower income areas of New Orleans snaked around buildings because those polling places weren’t adequatly staffed.

    In the 2004 election a Republican National Committee contractor hired Sproul and Associates to handle registration forms. However, they were caught and convicted of destroying forms filled out by voters registering as Democrats.

    I could go on and on with tons of examples of voter dissenfranchisement that some folks on this blog seem to dismiss as “Leftist Conspiracy Theories”. The fact is Republican special interests are conspiring to deny Americans the right to vote. I can’t see how you all can gloss over this.

    Here in Maryland, just this week, a GOP voting manual is telling Republicans at the polls to challenge voters they feel are not eligible to vote.

    As they say, desperate times call for desperate measures.

    As far as specifics on Bush breaking the law to trample on our civil rights. I can have a field day on that one with plenty of examples of how he is abusing his power. More on that later.

    Chip

  179. You started with the voter suppression. You mean the networks calling Florida early for the Democrats when the Panhandle hadn’t finished voting… and throwing out oversees military votes at a whim. I’m glad you brought that up Chip!!! Thanks for reminding me. Whatever….

    Let’s see 15% of 58,000 is about 8700 and you can’t identify who each of those 8700 would’ve voted for… But you can smear the Secretary of the State at the time because she supposedly hired them even though that office employs thousands of employees and contracts are awarded by that office all the time. You are a smear machine. Cool.

    BTW, I have a business and I have a contract with the state of CA and I’m registered Republican and I’ve shaken the hands of Tom McClintock. I suppose I’m shady and shouldn’t provide services to the state of CA anymore.. Let’s start with the witchhunts. It’s Halloween and there’s a lot of witches… That’s all McCarthyism btw.

    Chip wrote, “For example in Georgia, voters must now present a Driver’s License or State ID that is only available from Georgia Dept of Motor Vehicle Offices.

    Oh the horrors… You know that an absentee ballot can be obtained by phone and you don’t need to xerox an id and put it in your absentee ballot. You only need to prove you are a legal. Non-citizens vote rampantly here in CA. If it weren’t for Arnold’s star power Democrats would have a lock.

    Chip stated, “In the 2000 election polling places in lower income areas of New Orleans snaked around buildings because those polling places weren’t adequatly staffed.

    This is nobody’s fault but their own. Here in CA I have volunteered for a polling place in 1994. It was adequately staffed. You volunteer you get adequate staffing. You don’t volunteer you don’t get adequate staffing. Wouldn’t you FAULT the Democrat machine in New Orleans for this problem? Since they vote Democrat to the tune of 80%+ why is it ANYONE else’s fault? New Orleans has the system they made and voted for and created and volunteered for (or didn’t).

    You go on with a list as if they were linked episodic things based on some conspiracy. There are Democrat and Republican cowards and thugs and nobody is saying that elections are perfect. Touchscreens, punch cards, scan ballots all have a slight percentage of misvoting. I’m glad there are people being prosecuted and convicted for destroying forms. To act like it’s an exclusive Republican thing is propaganda at it’s finest and you my coposter are either dishonest or ignorant. I’ll take that back if you correct yourself.

    You sound desperate.

    Yes. I bet you can have a field day with Bush breaking the laws and trampling our our civil rights. I’m sure you have people knocking on your door right now with what you wrote. You better watch out!!!

    :d

  180. I have to laugh at the so called Republicans, who are outraged and will vote straight Democrat. Anyone with half a brain can see you are Democrats posing as Republicans. The most amusing thing is the Democrats are running conservative candidates. A philosophy their party leadership has no respect for. As for the election, Democrats will probably win the house Republicans the Senate. A split congress.

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  182. Hi Baklava,

    Today’s election hasn’t changed my mind about Republican thug tactics. I’ve seen it first hand working at the polls today. The Ehrlich/Steele Republican campaign for governor and senate race in Maryland is distributing their version of an “Official” Democratic ballot which is designed to confuse voters. They picture Prince Georges County Executive, Democrat Jack Johnson, who is running unapposed on the cover claiming he is endorsing Steele, who is running against Democrat Ben Cardin for Senate. When in fact Jack Johnson isn’t endorsing him at all. There is a story in the Washington Post today about the flyer and Jack Johnson is fuming mad about being on the flyer without his permission and even more angry that he is misquoted as endorsing Steele. What’s worse is they are recruiting college kids from across the country to push these flyers at the polls. The college girl working at our poll today is from Texas. They dropped her off in this big white Ford van at 7:00 am with a bag of these fraudulent flyers and told her they would pick her up at 8:00 pm tonight. 13 hours with no breaks or substitutes. They even treat their own poll workers like trash. We set her straight on what the Republican party was doing and showed her the Washington Post article saying the Republican Party produced this “Official Democratic Sample Ballot” to misleed unsuspecting voters. She’s from Texas. She doesn’t know who is who around here. They just drop her off and tell her to distribute lies.

    I have to give them credit for their creativity. All this misleading propaganda apparently works. In Tennessee the rascist ads benefitting Republican Bob Corker will probably help him win that Senate seat.

    Like I said, the Republican Bully and Thug tactic continue.

    Chip

  183. Oh Puh-leeeease!

    While I will admit republicans have their share of issues and tactics that would be considered wrong, or sometimes unethical, when compared to Democrats and how they operate, they come out looking like Angels in comparison.

    When is the last time you heard a republican shoot a candidate worker? You didn’t, it was a Democrat.

    Trash Military offices? Vandalize cars? Slash tires? Threaten voters? Intimidate voters? ect….

    We have posted before PROOF and articles concerning DEMOCRATS activities in all those areas. Meanwhile you complain about some republican dropping a helper off to distribute pamphlets?

    While i don’t think they should be operating alone, especially on how Democrats like to gang up on idividual republicans to shout them down or intimidate them, this person was obviously a volunteer. Again, while I don’t think she was or should have been alone, to compare this to what has been done by Democrats is laughable.

  184. Ah, so Chip defines printing an ad with misinformation in it as “bully and thug tactics”. Interesting new way to turn the English language on its head, but not unexpected from the party that can argue over the meaning of what the word “is” means.

    Actually, sanity’s right…when I think of thugs, I think of physical violence against people and property, which is the exclusive domain of the Dems.

    But let us stay on point! Since Chip is soooooo upset about misinformation in ads, let’s all run over to the threads about the MJ Fox ads, and let’s all read how Chip objected to that bit of dishonesty in advertising.

    Or how about the thread on the Josh Lansdale ad by the McCaskill campaign, and the lies in that one. Let’s go see how Chip tore into the Dems on that.

    Or maybe the thread on the dishonest Vanity Fair article. Betcha Chip really gave them hell there, huh?

    Hmmmm….what’s this?? :-\

    Hey….Sis, did you delete all of Chip’s remarks on those threads?? Cause for some reason I can’t seem to find anything from him there. Wonder why…. :o

  185. Can I ask something here??

    In the 2000 election polling places in lower income areas of New Orleans snaked around buildings because those polling places weren’t adequatly staffed.

    How is this George Bush’s fault?? If anyone Al Gore and Bill Clinton should be charged for this. They were in charge in 2000. Also since New Orleans is a very heavy Dem area, how is this an example of Rep Thuggery?? – Lorica

  186. Lorica – how many times do you have to be told not to apply logic and common sense when the Dems are making absurd charges?

    Did you learn nothing from John Kerry’s Cambodian Christmas??

    (after all, he still has the magic hat, he says) :)

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