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Top Five Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 Include Mitt Romney’s Safety Net for Poor, Binders Full of Women

Top Five Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 Include Mitt Romney’s Safety Net for Poor, Binders Full of Women

Top Five of Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 came from Republicans during the presidential campaign. 1. Mitt Romney: “I’m in this race because I care about Americans. I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there.” 2. Mitt Romney: “I went to a number of women’s groups and said […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News, U.S. Political News

FBI Arrests Trenton NJ Mayor Tony Mack, Six Others, as Part of Corruption Investigation

POLITICAL SCANDAL: The FBI arrested Trenton NJ Mayor Tony Mack and six other people Monday morning as part of a corruption investigation, WNBC reports. The arrests follow the FBI’s search of Trenton City Hall in July. Federal prosecutors are expected to announce the details of the investigation later Monday.  

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Disgraced Politicians
Two People Ejected from Republican Convention After Throwing Nuts at a Black CNN Camerawoman

Two People Ejected from Republican Convention After Throwing Nuts at a Black CNN Camerawoman

GRAND OLE RACIST PARTY:  CNN reports that two people were removed from the Republican National Convention yesterday for throwing nuts at a black  CNN camerawoman, saying “This is how we feed animals.” CNN won’t disclose the name of the camerawoman. When Mitt Romney hangs around birthers like Maricopa County sheriff Joe […]

NY State Senator Shirley Huntley to Surrender to Police, Claims Ignorance on Possible Charges

NY State Senator Shirley Huntley to Surrender to Police, Claims Ignorance on Possible Charges

Shirley Huntley, a state senator from Queens NY, called an  “emergency press conference” Saturday to announce that she would surrender to police on Monday. Huntley’s employees were accused of misusing state funds last year. She claimed that she “doesn’t know what charges” she is actually facing. Um, then why call a press conference […]

Ron Paul Doesn’t ‘Fully Endorse’ Mitt Romney for President, Turns Down Convention Speech Invitation

Ron Paul Doesn’t ‘Fully Endorse’ Mitt Romney for President, Turns Down Convention Speech Invitation

Libertarian favorite Ron Paul doesn’t ‘fully endorse’ Mitt Romney for president. Um, trouble for Romney among Paul supporters? The Romney campaign gave Rep. Paul a chance to speak at the convention, but he turned it down due to the conditions of the offer, the New York Times reports: Mr. Paul, in an […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, U.S. Political News

Paul Ryan’s Record on Abortion Should Take Center Stage, Outrage Shouldn’t Only be Directed at Todd Akin

National Journal reports that Rep. Paul Ryan and embattled Rep. Todd “legitimate rape” Akin (R-MO)  “share a voting history on abortion rights, including mutual support for a controversial measure that would define embryos as a person. The two men cosponsored another measure that would distinguish ‘forcible rape’ in banning abortion funding, […]

Whoopi Goldberg Calls John Edwards Baby Mama, Rielle Hunter, “Heartless” Over Trashing Elizabeth Edwards in Memoir

Whoopi Goldberg Calls John Edwards Baby Mama, Rielle Hunter, “Heartless” Over Trashing Elizabeth Edwards in Memoir

Whoopi Goldberg and John Edwards former ‘clean-up woman’ Rielle Hunter sparred during her appearance on “The View” to promote her trashy memoir, “What Really Happened,” as if anyone in their right mind would take her word for what really happened in their relationship.  Whoopi Goldberg delivered a smackdown when she […]

Drudge Report: Sens. John McCain and Joe Lieberman Out Possible Leak Source as Thomas Donilon

Drudge Report: Sens. John McCain and Joe Lieberman Out Possible Leak Source as Thomas Donilon

The Drudge Report:  Sens. John McCain and Joe Lieberman out possible leak source….stay tuned. Here’s the caption on The Drudge Report: In a report appearing on Fox News website,  it is suggested that Thomas Donilon, the national security adviser, is a likely source in The Times reporting, considering he is […]

GAO Wants to End Obama’s $8.3B Medicare Quality Bonus Plan in a Stinging Rebuke to White House

President Obama is about to get another stinging rebuke, as the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling for the end of an $8 billion Medicare quality bonus program that congressional Republicans have criticized as a political ploy. The GAO report, which is slated for release Monday, states the $8.3 billion […]

by Janet Shan· · U.S. Political News
Georgia Settles Lawsuit Over Failure to Allow Public Assistance Recipients to Chance to Register to Vote

Georgia Settles Lawsuit Over Failure to Allow Public Assistance Recipients to Chance to Register to Vote

The state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit over its failure to offer poverty-stricken people who sign up for public assistance an opportunity to register to vote. The press release issued by the plaintiffs state: A coalition of national voting rights groups have secured a landmark settlement with the State […]

by Janet Shan· · U.S. Political News