Archive for August, 2010

Bi-Party Crist Wont Pick Partner

August 30, 2010

Florida Governor and one-time leading Senatorial Candidate Charlie Crist is finding that coming out as bi-party is not the cakewalk that he was hoping for – his old friends feel betrayed and confused, his new friends are somewhat fickle, and his enemies are gleeful as he bends and twists to distance himself from the very [...]

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Teach Your Children Hell? No!

August 25, 2010

Hillsborough County voters smote the Terry Kemple campaign a death blow on Tuesday. Despite raising more money than any other candidate in the four candidate non-partisan race, Kemple’s extreme beliefs and religious agenda may have turned voters off as he barely managed a humiliating third place finish with less than twenty percent of the vote. [...]

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Right Wing Koch Suckers Swallow Wads of Kash

August 24, 2010

Charles and David Koch are the owners of Koch Industries. They are filthy, rich, and they fund a self-serving “Kochtopus” of organizations designed to destroy progressivism – a shadowy network of Koch Suckers eagerly swallowing all the cash that the Kochs can pump out. Rachel Maddow has been all over the Koch brothers story, but [...]

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State House 48: Tea Party Camping. With Fluoride.

August 12, 2010

Marg Baker is a Tea Party Republican candidate for Florida State House District 48, which covers parts of Northern Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, near Tampa. She’s been running a pretty standard issue Tea Party campaign. But lately she’s achieved another level. Marg hits all the right notes – she is a divorced, single pro-family, anti-government [...]

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Rubio Likes Dry Feet, Not Wet Backs

August 11, 2010

NOTE: The title references two US immigration policies. Wet Feet, Dry Feet: …in what has become known as the “wet foot, dry foot” policy, a Cuban caught on the waters between the two nations (i.e., with “wet feet”) would summarily be sent home or to a third country. One who makes it to shore (“dry [...]

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Unions 101 – Which Side Are You On?

August 3, 2010

“There’s no such thing as neutral. You have to be on one side or the other. Some people say, “I don’t take sides – I’m neutral.” There’s no such thing. In your mind you’re on one side or the other. In Harlan County there wasn’t no neutral. If you wasn’t a gun thug, you was [...]

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