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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. tells Boehner he is resigning from Congress

Posted by: ST on November 21, 2012 at 3:24 pm » 10 Comments

And conveniently he does so two weeks after the election: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) submitted a letter announcing his resignation from Congress to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday, according to a Boehner aide. “For seventeen years I have given 100 percent of my time, energy, and life to public service,” Jackson wrote. “However, […]

 

BREAKING: President Obama wins re-election (With a note from Phineas)

Posted by: ST on November 6, 2012 at 11:31 pm » 33 Comments

I can’t say I’m completely shocked by this, considering the mainstream media cheerleading, demagoguery, and covering for this President over the last several months, but to say I’m immensely disappointed is an understatement. This nation is going to the dumps, and President Obama is leading us there, and “key states” we needed to reverse course […]

 

Mayor Bungleberg caves – NYC Marathon called off

Posted by: ST on November 2, 2012 at 5:51 pm » 3 Comments

And there you have it: NEW YORK – The New York City Marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race while the region is still recovering from Superstorm Sandy. With people in storm-ravaged areas still shivering without electricity and the death toll in […]

 

Obama campaign staff caught abetting double voting. UPDATE: correction

Posted by: Phineas on October 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, my. James O’Keefe of ACORN and Planned Parenthood fame strikes again: James O’Keefe has done it again — this time capturing video of a paid Obama Organizing for America director in Houston, Texas, assisting a double-voting scheme directed toward Florida. In the video, an undercover Obama “volunteer” tells Organizing for America’s […]

 

BOA Stadium plans scrapped – #DNC2012 will move to O’s speech to TWC Arena

Posted by: ST on September 5, 2012 at 10:35 am » 2 Comments

Been speculated for the last couple of days that they would do this, but they made it official this morning: CHARLOTTE, N.C. President Barack Obama will now deliver his nomination speech Thursday at Time Warner Cable Arena because of concerns about severe weather, the Democratic National Convention Committee announced on Wednesday. “We have been monitoring […]

 

#VEEPSTAKES: Romney to announce VP selection at 9 a.m. ET Sat. in Norfolk (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on August 11, 2012 at 12:37 am » 6 Comments

It’s all over the news nets, and Romney’s campaign itself confirmed it. NBC is reporting it’s Rep. Paul Ryan. Seeing as Romney’s announcement will be aboard the USS Wisconsin, I dunno. Could be a head fake. Thoughts? BTW, Romney will be in Mooresville, NC on Sunday morning. Guess who will now be there, also? Hint. […]

 

Gunman opens fire in Aurora, CO theater – killing at least 14 12, injuring 50 59

Posted by: ST on July 20, 2012 at 7:55 am » 1 Comment

Update – 3:30 PM: Various media outlets have reported the number of dead has been corrected to 12.  Number of injured stands at 59. Horrifying: URGENT: At least 14 people have been killed and up to 50 injured after a mass shooting at a showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” at a suburban Denver movie […]

 

Romney speaks to the NAACP

Posted by: ST on July 11, 2012 at 11:17 am » 1 Comment

Am unable to watch or hear the speech Romney is giving the NAACP right now but I’m keeping up a bit via Seesmic on my phone. He is getting mostly boos, of course, and a few applause here and there. From the live tweets I’m seeing of it, it doesn’t sound like he’s pandering – […]

 

Andy Griffith, 86, passes away

Posted by: ST on July 3, 2012 at 10:18 am » 11 Comments

A beloved American actor has passed away – via WITN: Former UNC President Bill Friday says Andy Griffith died this morning in Dare County. Friday, who is a close friend of the actor, confirmed that to WITN News. Friday tells us the 86-year-old actor died at his Dare County home around 7:00 a.m. this morning. […]

 

Historic: House votes to hold Holder in contempt

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 5:20 pm » 8 Comments

Via Fox News: The GOP-led House voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide key information pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, making Holder the first sitting Cabinet member to be held in contempt. The vote was 255-67 with one lawmaker voting not present. Seventeen Democrats broke […]