Daily Archives: November 10, 2010

LATEST: Wife wanted Kaufman to talk husband out of schools threat

UPDATED From previous post: A source tells TRR that the suspect in an emailed threat that put 230,000 Broward County Schools students on lock-down Wednesday sent the threatening email to radio station WFTL 850 AM, addressed to right wing talk … Continue reading

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New website asks: WTF has Sarah Palin done so far?

If you thought the short answer was “quit her job,” you don’t know the half of it…

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Hispanic Hispanic GOP group to Allen West: reconsider Joyce Kaufman as COS

An Hispanic Republican group called Somos Republicans! is not pleased with newly elected Congressman Allen West’s choice for chief of staff.

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Threat that shut down schools went to Joyce Kaufman’s radio station

A threat that shut down schools in Broward County, Florida was called in to the same radio station that employs a caustic talk radio host recently named chief of staff for in-coming Republican Congressman Allen West.

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African-American former mayor may seek top Florida Democratic Party spot **UPDATED**

UPDATE: A source close to the action inside Democratic Party ranks tells TRR Miami-Dade Democratic Party boss Richard Lydecker is out of the running for party chair. Beth Reinhard has reported some grumbling inside the Democratic caucus about Lydecker’s past … Continue reading

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Read this: if the Bush tax cuts live, the economy, incomes die

Per Ezra Klein today: CBO Director Doug Elmendorf testified before the Senate Budget Committee today and dropped something of a bombshell. Extending the Bush tax cuts, he said, will “probably reduce income relative to what would otherwise occur in 2020.” The … Continue reading

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Rick Scott: ‘let’s get to work…! now take this awesome gift card’

You really can’t make this stuff up. Rick Scott, the guy who slinked out of his former hospital corporation, Columbia/HCA, with a $300 million golden parachute before the company settled with the federal government to the tune of $1.7 billion … Continue reading

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If you gave Diddy a million-dollar tax cut…

… how many jobs would he create?

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(Video) Joyce Kaufman unplugged

Watch Allen West’s newly designated chief of staff in action, at a July 4th tea party event, campaigning for Allen West and other Republicans, and asking whether she and her supporters will be “banned from gathering on street corners” and … Continue reading

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(Video) Olbermann’s comeback mixes comedy, thanks

Well played, Mr. Olbermann … well played …

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