Monthly Archives: June 2010

Who’s lazier: John Boehner, or the toilet-trained D.C. media? (Video)

People are talking about Joe Scarborough’s knock on House minority slurrer John Boehner, and his lazy, bar-hopping ways. But the video below reveals something that might be even worse. Watch as two Washington insider reporters literally squirm at the prospect … Continue reading

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Florida Dems Crowdsourcing the Jim Greer documents

The Florida Democratic Party has posted the entire file of documents released in the criminal case against former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer. They’re crowdsourcing the documents, inviting the grassroots to dig through them and see what they come … Continue reading

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David Rivera a no-show at Miami forum

Apparently, Congressional wanna-be David Rivera had better things to do than attend the Downtown Bay Forum’s District 25 candidate introductory event today. I’ve done one of these — they’re wonderful events, and a golden opportunity to present yourself to important … Continue reading

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Flash poll: Florida attorney general Democratic primary

Now that Dan Gelber and Dave Aronberg are actually making some news with the Notorious B-P controversy (the latest here), let’s get an idea of what folks are thinking so far in this race. In this corner, you’ve got Dan … Continue reading

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Obama vs. the oligarchs: Republicans want to ‘cut taxes for the wealthy, cut rules for corporations’

President Barack Obama leveled his bluntest attacks on the Republican Party (and house minority leader John Boehner — the man who wants to replace Nancy Pelosi as speaker) of his presidency today, saying the GOP is engaged in a cynical … Continue reading

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Rick Scott blasts McCollum ties to ‘pro-homosexuality’ Rudy Giuliani, Jim Greer

What’s a little drag, now and then, and a couple of gay roommates between friends? Apparently, the smoke monster disapproves of Rudy’s “attitude” toward “the gay,” and he’s hitting Bill McCollum for hanging around with the New York reprobate (funny … Continue reading

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Team Aronberg hits back, slams Gelber for trying to ‘have it both ways’ on BP

Dan Gelber jumped all over attorney general primary challenger, and fellow state Senator Dave Aronberg, saying his call for Gelber to resign from a law firm hired by BP was a “cheap shot,” “sophomoric,” and a political stunt. Gelber says … Continue reading

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Delmar Johnson: whistleblower, or fink? **UPDATED**

The “no snitching” rule may rule the streets, but it’s definitely not in play in politics. Delmar Johnson, former highly paid fundraiser for the Republican Party of Florida, father of former party chairman Jim Greer’s godson, partner with Greer in … Continue reading

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Boehner echoes Rubio: raise Social Security retirement age; Santelli: stop spending on teachers; Rubio: permanent tax cuts for the rich **UPDATED**

**UPDATE: Joe Scarborough explains a lot: Boehner’s a lazy bar-hopper. Republican House minority leader John Boehner has a prescription for what ails America. And it sounds awfully familiar … Meanwhile, Marco Rubio wants the budget-busting Bush tax cuts for the … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle to women impregnated via rape, incest: no abortion, ‘God has a plan’

Seriously. And on that, she’s not alone. The right’s dream presidential candidate, half-term governor Sarah Palin, agrees.

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