A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Election for Congressman
Jackson´s seat April 9

Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 12/2/2012 11:35:43 AM

The special election to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be held April 9. Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation today to approve the date. Jackson resigned last month citing his health and acknowledging he´s under federal investigation. Quinn had a 115-day window to set an election. But he wanted the Jackson contest to coincide with municipal elections already planned for April 9 so he had to seek lawmaker approval to change the timeline. Lawmakers approved legislation for the date change. Quinn says the move saves taxpayer money.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 12/2/2012 12:27:19 PM     (No. 9044533)

Why waste the time and money, just anoint whomever the machine wants and be done with it. Or just a robot to vote.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/2/2012 1:47:22 PM     (No. 9044635)

Hmmmmm, let me make a prediction. The winner will be black, democrat and crooked.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: veritas, 12/2/2012 3:14:39 PM     (No. 9044719)

1. What a constellation of leadership stars! Let´s ask some to move so we can have a half-dozen new Websters and Adamses in the House.

2. Ya got me, #2. The best long-shot predictions I can offer are water´s wet and snow is cold.

3. And a memo to AP -- there is no such office as "Congressman." Congress consists of both House of Representatives and Senate. So would a "Congressman" get to pick which chamber he´d serve in? Vote in both, maybe? And which office building would his staff be assigned space in? Weren´t you guys paying attention when VP Biden explained that the three branches of government are the Executive, the House, and the Senate? Or have you replaced your Style Book with a "Stoopit Book" so you can be sure to have at least one easily-avoidable error included in each story? What?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby, 12/2/2012 3:25:49 PM     (No. 9044739)

Why don´t they putMichelle´s brother in that position and move on?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 714092




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "JoniTx"



Greg Abbott Reacts to Video
Showing Battleground Texas Activists
Mocking His Disability (Update:
Davis Reacts)
PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/24/2014 2:10:09 AM     Post Reply
Earlier this afternoon, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas released a video showing Battleground Texas activists mocking him and condoning voter fraud. In the video, an attorney and voter registrar for the group, which is supporting Democrat Wendy Davis’ run for governor of Texas, is seen making a joke about the fact that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is confined to a wheelchair. Abbott is the presumed Republican nominee for governor. Today, the Abbott campaign released a statement on the video. AUSTIN – Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott today released the following statement regarding the release of Project Veritas’ video

Boehner tells Leno he won´t
give up wine, golf to be president
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/24/2014 2:02:46 AM     Post Reply
BURBANK, Calif. – House Speaker John Boehner says he likes his life too much to run for president. Making his first appearance Thursday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Boehner twice gave an emphatic "no," then repeated it, when Leno asked if he´d ever seek the nation´s highest office. Boehner told Leno he likes to play golf, cut his own grass, drink red wine and smoke cigarettes, and he´s "not giving that up to be the President of the United States." The line got a round of applause from the Burbank, Calif. audience. Boehner also got a laugh when

   

 

  


 
Arizona´s ´Sheriff Joe´ mulling possible
bid for governor, raising millions
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 9:27:44 PM     Post Reply
Arizona´s controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced this week he added $3.5 million to his campaign coffers last year – a personal best – as he hints he´s again considering a run for governor. The record haul was made possible mostly from out-of-state donors who supported the Maricopa County sheriff’s enforcement tactics. Critics of Arpaio tried unsuccessfully to force a recall election against him last year, a battle which his office claims cost him about $8 million. But as he builds his war chest back up, he´s vowing to run again, presumably for a seventh term but possibly for governor.

Fox News Poll: ObamaCare
support hits record low
Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 8:54:42 PM     Post Reply
A record high number of voters now oppose the 2010 Affordable Care Act and a record low number supports it, according to the latest Fox News poll. In addition, a majority thinks the new law will increase their health care costs, while few think it will improve their quality of care. Click here to view the poll results. The new poll finds 59 percent of voters oppose the health care law, up from 55 percent who opposed it six months ago (June 2013). The increase in opposition comes from both independents and Democrats. Nearly a third of Democrats -- 30

Obama´s State of the Union
to Highlight Inequality
Townhall, by Heather Ginsberg    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:49:41 PM     Post Reply
With President Obama’s State of the Union address coming up next week, themes are starting to be release by senior officials. Apparently President Obama’s second term is off to such a weak start, he has decided to go with inequality as a major theme of his speech next Tuesday. It’s not surprising that Obama will focus on income inequality in his address, as many of his appearances lately have been centered on this issue. The president has yet to get many of his initiatives from his first term accomplished, so it seems best for him to return to basics. A senior administration official said the president will call for a raise in minimum wage to

Obama blames media for ´caricature´
The Hill (Washington DC), by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:43:46 PM     Post Reply
President Obama said that gridlock on Capitol Hill stemmed from an inability to "penetrate the Republican base" and convince voters there that he´s "not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh," rather than his oft-questioned willingness to socialize with lawmakers. In bonus excerpts from an interview with The New Yorker´s David Remnick, Obama conceded that there was "no doubt that personal relationships matter at the margins and can tip something over the finish line," and admitted that he "wasn´t in a position to work the social scene in Washington" as the father of two young girls.

Mike Huckabee urges fellow
Republicans to stop attacking
each other as RINOs
Washington Examiner (DC), by David M. Drucker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:38:52 PM     Post Reply
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Thursday urged a gathering of Republicans in Washington to stop attacking each other as RINOs -- Republicans in Name Only. Huckabee, who ran for president in 2008 and is considering another bid for the Republican nomination in 2016, lit up Twitter with his implicit criticism of conservative groups and Tea Party activists who regularly attack Establishment Republicans as RINOs to suggest that they aren´t committed to party principles. “Some of the differences we have [with each other], compared to the differences we have with the other party are small. And, that’s why I’ve asked

   

 

B-G1


 
Watch what happens when Obama
picks a top donor as ambassador
Yahoo News, by Oliver    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:34:35 PM     Post Reply
(Video) This is why a future president might finally do away with the practice of nominating a top political donor to be an ambassador. Here’s how the White House described wealthy executive George Tsunis when President Barack Obama nominated him to be the top U.S. diplomat in Norway in September 2013: “George J. Tsunis is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chartwell Hotels, LLC. From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Tsunis was of counsel at Rivkin Radler, LLP and served as partner since 2005. Mr. Tsunis was Special Counsel to the Town of Huntington Committee on Open Space Preservation

Major Obama group will now
push for Hillary Clinton
CNN, by Kevin Bohn    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:20:25 PM     Post Reply
Washington– The major super PAC that supported President Obama´s re-election now will begin raising money to help elect Hillary Clinton to the White House if she chooses to run, the group confirmed to CNN. Priorities USA Action is reaching out to major Democratic donors as it starts to build support for her potential run and plans to raise tens of millions of dollars to begin to lay the groundwork for a potential candidacy. Also one of Mr. Obama´s closest political aides, 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina, is joining the group as one of its co-chairmen. Not only will Messina bring contacts

´2016: Obama´s America´ Filmmaker
Indicted for Violating Campaign
Finance Laws
Hollywood Reporter, by Paul Bond    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:10:14 PM     Post Reply
Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, whose documentary 2016: Obama’s America took a critical look at President Barack Obama and was a surprise hit in 2012, will be arrested in New York on Friday for allegedly violating campaign-finance laws, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Federal authorities accuse D’Souza of donating more than is legal to the campaign of Wendy Long, who ran in 2012 for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton but lost to now-Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Insiders say D’Souza has been friends with Long since they attended Dartmouth College together in the early 1980s. According to the indictment, D´Souza

GOP taps highest-ranking woman
for State of the Union response
Washington Post, by Aaron Blake    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 4:45:19 PM     Post Reply
Republican leaders have tapped the highest-ranking woman in their party, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), to deliver the GOP response to President Obama´s State of the Union address. McMorris Rodgers serves as House Republican Conference chairwoman — a member of House GOP leadership. In naming McMorris Rodgers, House Speaker John Boehner´s (R-Ohio) office noted her roots in an eastern Washington farming family and her three small children at home, including a 2-month-old. “Cathy McMorris Rodgers is proof that with humility, hard work and dedication, you can overcome any obstacle – a story to which many Americans can relate,”

´Even though we wear hearing aids,
we can still accomplish our
goals and dreams´: Inspirational
response of deaf Seahawks player
Derrick Coleman to the deaf nine-
year-old girl who wrote him a letter
Daily Mail (UK), by Helen Pow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 3:41:00 PM     Post Reply
A nine-year-old deaf girl´s letter to Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman, who is also hearing-impaired, in which she said he was her inspiration has received an inspirational reply. Riley Kovalcik, from Roxbury, New Jersey, penned the note to Coleman after she and her identical twin sister, Erin, who is also hearing impaired, watched a moving Duracell ad about his journey to become the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL. The letter went viral after her father posted a copy of it on Twitter and now Riley has received a heartfelt reply from the player. Scroll down for video

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Administration fears part of health
care system so flawed it could
bankrupt insurance companies

48 replie(s)
Fox News, by Jim Angle    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 1/22/2014 11:22:11 PM     Post Reply
While the administration publicly expresses full confidence in its health care law, privately it fears one part of the system is so flawed it could bankrupt insurance companies and cripple ObamaCare itself. "Week after week, month after month," says John Goodman of the National Center for Policy Analysis, "the Obama administration kept telling us everything´s working fine, there´s no problem and then they turn on a dime and fire their contractor." To justify a no-bid contract with Accenture after firing CGI as the lead contractor, the administration released documents from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Center

Will Christie aide fired over Bridgegate
rat out her boss? Lawyer with deep
ties to the governor splits with
Bridget Kelly over ´conflict of interest´

37 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by ML Nestel, David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 1/22/2014 3:56:27 AM     Post Reply
The lawyer slated to represent a top Christie Christie aide sacked over the Bridgegate scandal is no longer representing her, MailOnline has learned, leading to speculation that she may be planning to turn on her former boss. The news came on an icy, snow-drifted Tuesday as Christie took his oath of office for a second term as New Jersey´s governor. Walter Timpone, a Christie-linked attorney whom Kelly retained after her public firing, received the subpoena served on her Friday by a New Jersey Assembly special investigative committee. But he is stepping aside because he has a conflict of interest.

Pentagon to relax rules on personal
religious wear — including beards,
turbans

34 replie(s)
NBC News, by Jim Miklaszewski & Courtney Kube    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/23/2014 7:57:19 AM     Post Reply
The Pentagon on Wednesday is expected to announce widespread changes to rules governing religious items and religion-based physical attributes that service members can maintain while in uniform — including beards, some religious tattoos, and turbans. NBC News obtained an early draft of the new Department of Defense instruction which states that the military will make every effort to accommodate “individual expressions of sincerely held beliefs” (conscience, moral principles, or religious beliefs) of service members. It goes on to say that unless doing so could have an adverse impact on military readiness, unit cohesion, good order and discipline, health and safety,

Wendy Davis is being Swift-boated
34 replie(s)
Bloomberg, by Margaret Carlson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/23/2014 4:43:11 PM     Post Reply
In politics, lying is the new sex. Even the lesser sin, exaggeration, is grounds for questions about your suitability to run for office. Americans may be becoming more like the French in tolerating peccadilloes (just ask Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina or Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana about surviving a sex scandal), but get a detail wrong about whether you divorced at 21 or at 19, and woe unto you. That’s what happened to Wendy Davis over the weekend. You may know her as the Texas state senator in pink sneakers who delivered an 11-hour filibuster against abortion restrictions in June.

Obama´s polls fall as middle
class gets his number

33 replie(s)
Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/22/2014 5:22:21 AM     Post Reply
Are you dazed and confused by Barack Obama, the nominal Democrat, whose conduct as president since 2009 has seen him sink from nearly 70 percent to 40 percent or less in the national polling, from which he has seemed to learn nothing, but still marches on? Fear not, the doctor is in: Fred Siegel of the Manhattan Institute, whose latest book, The Revolt Against The Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class, explains all you wanted to know about Obama, and much else. It explains why he never became the new Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy or Lyndon B.

   

 



 
Zulu: is this the greatest
ever British war film?

32 replie(s)
Telegraph [UK], by Will Heaven    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 1/23/2014 9:59:56 AM     Post Reply
What’s so great about Zulu? To answer that question properly, you need to pass this test first. 1) Do you know Men of Harlech off by heart? 2) Can you name at least half of the 11 Victoria Cross winners in the film (by their nicknames where possible) without resorting to Google? 3) Have you ever found yourself stirred to ridiculous feelings of patriotism by John Barry’s magnificent film score on the morning commute? I really hope someone else answers “yes” to all three, otherwise you can chalk me up as a lone madman. Zulu--released 50 years ago this week--is

Majority Say Obama Administration
Is Incompetent and
Obama Is Not Even Paying Attention

29 replie(s)
Independent Journal Review, by Kyle Becker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 1/23/2014 5:47:00 AM     Post Reply
A clear majority of the American people say that the Obama administration is not competent to manage the affairs of the U.S. government, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. Those who believe the Obama administration is incompetent weigh in at a clip of 53-42 – a margin of 11 points. In addition, more people believe that the president is not even paying attention to what’s going on than the contrary: 47-45. (That may be because the president finds out about all those “phony scandals” by reading about them in the news.) The president gets a negative score on a

The Wendy Davis story
27 replie(s)
Dallas Morning News, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 1/22/2014 8:45:19 AM     Post Reply
The bare-bones Wendy Davis story — the one without embellishment — is sufficiently inspiring as a matrix for defying expectations. The daughter of a teenage mother and a teenage mother herself, Davis managed to beat the odds by getting a college education and Ivy League law degree, then launching a political career that’s brought her national adulation. But since Davis’ Democratic gubernatorial ambitions caught fire last year, “facts have been blurred” in the retelling of her life’s story, as reported Sunday by this newspaper’s senior political writer, Wayne Slater.

Smoking Gun: Disgraced Obama EPA
Official Testifies to Anti-Capitalist Plan

27 replie(s)
PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 1/23/2014 5:49:19 AM     Post Reply
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a transcript of former senior EPA official John Beale’s testimony. The Committee deposed Beale in connection with his recent fraud conviction. (Snip) “And then phase 3 would have been coming up with specific proposals that could be – could have been proposed either legislatively or things which could have been done administratively to kind of modify the DNA of the capitalist system…” That testimony comes on page 21 of Beale’s deposition. He testified to his belief that while environmental regulations in the United States have been successfull, “we’re reaching the limits

Bill O’Reilly to interview
Obama during Super Bowl

27 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Betsy Rothstein    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 1/23/2014 3:07:03 PM     Post Reply
Fox News has decided to spice up Super Bowl Sunday with an interview with one of the most famous people in the United States and someone who’s not such a huge fan of the network. Bill O’Reilly will conduct a live sit-down interview with President Obama during the FOX Super Bowl Sunday pre-game show on Sunday, beginning approximately at 4:30PM/ET. The interview will take place at the White House and cover a wide range of topics.

Michelle Obama Chooses
Jane Fonda As Role Model

26 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 1/22/2014 9:15:55 PM     Post Reply
In the January 27 issue of People Magazine, First Lady Michelle Obama cites Jane Fonda as a role model. "[And] there´s Jane Fonda, a beautiful, engaged, politically savvy, sharp woman," Michelle Obama responded after being asked by People who she would someday want to look and live like. PEOPLE: And there are other role models you look at and think, "When I´m 70 or 80, I want to look and live like her´? MRS. OBAMA: Oh, yes. Every event I go to, every rope line, women are looking better with every passing year. I run into women all the time who will

De Blasio Backs Cuomo:
Wants Conservatives to Get Out

26 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 1/23/2014 2:59:08 PM     Post Reply
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio emphatically backed New Governor Andrew Cuomo’s controversial remarks that “extreme” conservatives – which he defined as being pro-life, second amendment advocates, or supporters of traditional marriage – “have no place in the state of New York.” “I stand by that 100 percent,” de Blasio told reporters at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. “I agree with Governor Cuomo’s remarks. I interpret his remarks to say that an extremist attitude that continues the reality of violence in our communities or an extremist attitude that denies the rights of women does not

   

Post Reply   Close thread 714092





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS