Posts Tagged ‘ Elections ’

Dem In Public Park Ejected By Allen West Thugs

October 19, 2010

Democratic staffer is pulled off the campaign trail for safety Allen West and Joe Miller: Thugs of a Feather The Joe Miller arrest of a reporter by his private militia on the campaign trail is rightfully garnering national headlines. Meanwhile, down in Florida, he-man GOP tea party House candidate Allen West is acting every bit [...]

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FL-22: VFW PAC Endorses Democrat Klein, Makes Republicans Whine!

October 14, 2010

Lieutenant Colonel Allen B West (US Army War Criminal, Ret) is not a witch. Allen West is a macho hetero Spartan warrior with a higher security clearance than the President. He’s into Nazis and movies about gladiators, likes to dabble in torture, is a favorite of Sarah Palin, and, of course, he’s a deadbeat who’s [...]

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Politifact Bends Backwards to Bash Union Mailer

September 22, 2010

The AFL-CIO is sending mailers to union members in Florida touting Kendrick Meek and pointing out that Marco Rubio is not exactly worker friendly. The mailer makes three assertions: Rubio opposes extending unemployment benefits Rubio is anti-union rights Rubio is pro-outsourcing These assertions are pretty easy to back up with real life examples of Marco [...]

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Fair Districts: Balart Bros. Show Redistricting Matters

September 8, 2010

In 1992, a Freshman Republican was elected to represent the Miami area in the US House. The GOP majority in the Florida legislature district had just designed his district as a safe Republican South Florida “Hispanic access seat.” His name: Lincoln Diaz-Balart. In 2002, a Freshman Republican was elected to represent the Miami area in [...]

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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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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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No Longer Beating a Dead Horse

June 24, 2010

I give up – there’s really no reason to rally behind the only real Democrat in the Democratic primary race. No Party Charlie Crist is with us on everything except what he’s not with us on and that’s good enough for me, so the primary is officially moot. Look, I will always like Kendrick – [...]

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I’m Not Afraid of the Big Bad Rubio and Jeff Greene is a Real Schmuck

June 22, 2010
I’m Not Afraid of the Big Bad Rubio and Jeff Greene is a Real Schmuck

I’m NOT Afraid of the Big Bad Rubio and Jeff Greene is a Real Schmuck: Why We All Need to Get Behind Kendrick Meek Right Now I keep hearing folks say that they have given up on Kendrick Meek and that they’re voting for Chain Gang Charlie Crist in November because he is the only [...]

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This Is Democracy?

June 19, 2010

Florida’s statewide filing deadline for November races fell on Friday and news reports highlighted a great example of the kind of behavior that disgusts voters who say that they are just fed up with the same old “business as usual” as politicians from both parties took turns abusing a loophole in Florida law that allows [...]

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