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


Many issues from Senate
primary left unresolved

Clarion Ledger [Jackson, MS], by Sam R. Hall

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/29/2014 8:36:36 AM

When rumors started that Hollywood was thinking about remaking The NeverEnding Story, most people of my generation were incredulous that they would attempt to redo such a childhood favorite. Of course, now we fear a new version won´t be about a magical fairytale where a young boy goes on an adventure filled with unbelievable events but instead about the Republican primary for U.S. Senate — itself an adventure filled with unbelievable events. But as we wait for our own version of The NeverEnding Story to progress to the next chapter — i.e. will Chris McDaniel ever file a challenge to the election

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: pursuitoftruth, 7/29/2014 8:51:21 AM     (No. 9944270)

Looks like McDaniel failed to keep his own campaign clean which could explain his failure to press ahead. You can´t take on corruption unless you have absolutely nothing to hide or the establishment will cram it down your throat until you choke to death. And if you have anyone you love who has something to hide, watch out. I am disgusted with the Republican party.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    96 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/29/2014 8:59:12 AM     (No. 9944284)

The Mississippi Republican Party is broken. Thanks Haley and Thad.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/29/2014 9:08:15 AM     (No. 9944304)

The NATIONAL Republican Party is broken.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: miceal, 7/29/2014 9:16:58 AM     (No. 9944322)

Thad and Haley broke our Party here in Mississippi. I will be writing in Chris McDaniel in November, if he isn´t on the ballot.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/29/2014 10:26:12 AM     (No. 9944422)

The Clarion-Ledger is a pro-Cochran supporter!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: dwa, 7/29/2014 11:11:05 AM     (No. 9944496)

While I am not keeping totally informed on the situation in Mississippi, it seems to me that Cochran and the GOPe are doing the old Democrat tactic, delay and obfuscate -- which seems to be working for them like it does for the Dems.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: dman, 7/29/2014 11:13:29 AM     (No. 9944501)

Time for some "strategic voting" in NOvember. You need to go after the Dems, but you must clean up the GOP first, or replace the GOP if you can´t.

We probably face a similar choice here in TN, if primary voters don´t retire Lamar(!) in the August 7th primary. (Early voting continues through Saturday.)

These are times for tough choices.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


   

 

R-VAR_AD
  


 

Post Reply   Close thread 794637




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Pluperfect"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Pluperfect"



Hurdles for ObamaCare
in 2nd sign-up season
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/15/2014 4:27:43 AM     Post Reply
Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama´s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don´t expect a repeat of last year´s website meltdown, but the new sign-up period could expose underlying problems with the law itself that are less easily fixed than a computer system. Getting those who signed up this year enrolled again for 2015 won´t be as easy as it might seem. And the law´s interaction between insurance and taxes looks like a sure-fire formula for confusion. For example: -- For the roughly 8 million people who signed up this year, the administration has set

Yet another beheading. What´s the
world going to do about ISIS?
CNN, by Jethro Mullen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/15/2014 4:23:16 AM     Post Reply
After the beheading of another Western captive by ISIS, an international conference convened Monday in Paris to talk about how to tackle the threat posed by the Islamic extremist group. The Sunni jihadist group underlined its barbaric credentials over the weekend, posting a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines and threatening the life of another hostage from the United Kingdom. It was the third videotaped killing of a Western hostage released in less than a month. The latest killing, ISIS said, was "a message to the allies of America" -- a direct challenge to the United States. President Barack Obama

Gamers Use Police Hoax
to Lash Out at Opponents
Associated Press, by Sadie Gurman    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/15/2014 4:20:35 AM     Post Reply
DENVER -- The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family. A third caller on New York´s Long Island claimed to have killed his mother and threatened to shoot first responders. In each case, SWAT teams dispatched to the scene found no violent criminals or wounded victims - only video game players sitting at their computers, the startled victims of a hoax known as "swatting." Authorities say the hoax that initially targeted

Stay or Go: Scotland´s Independence
Vote Nears With Polls Neck-and-Neck
Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 6:16:06 AM     Post Reply
EDINBURGH - Scottish support for independence has declined, a poll for Survation showed on Saturday, widening the lead for the pro-union campaign just 5 days before Scotland votes on whether to separate from the rest of the United Kingdom. A Survation poll on behalf of the pro-union Better Together campaign found support for staying in the United Kingdom was at 54 percent, while 46 percent were planning to vote for independence on Sept. 18, once undecideds were excluded. The poll comes as a boost to the anti-independence campaign after the latest "poll of polls" on Friday showed the vote remained

   

 

B-G1


 
Cuts to defense budget threatened
by battle against Islamic State
Los Angeles Times, by W.J. Hennigan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 6:04:36 AM     Post Reply
Members of Congress and the White House anticipated a peace dividend by winding down America´s foreign wars, closing bases and shedding tens of thousands of troops. But President Obama´s new, open-ended strategy to confront Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria is likely to eat into some of the nearly $500 billion in Pentagon spending cuts that were planned over the next decade. The first five weeks of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq has cost $262.5 million, according to the Pentagon, and Obama personally lobbied key members of Congress in recent days to appropriate $500 million to help train and arm Syrian

Three Democrats Who Could
Challenge Hillary Clinton in 2016
ABC News, by Benjamin Bell    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 5:37:00 AM     Post Reply
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading back to Iowa for the first time since 2008 this weekend to speak at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry. And since she says she’ll probably decide on a 2016 run “after the first of the year,” ABC News took a closer look at three other Democrats who could challenge her for the nomination if she decides to run for the White House for the second time. 1. Sen. Elizabeth Warren The Massachusetts senator — speaking to ABC News’ David Muir earlier this year — said she is not running for president, but could she

WHO still pushing to
collect a global tobacco tax
Hot Air, by Jazz Shaw    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 5:17:00 AM     Post Reply
The unelected and unaccountable sages at the World Health Organization (WHO) can’t seem to help themselves or resist the temptation to try to regulate the behavior of everyone on the planet. This is a shame, really, because a group like that could actually do some good if they stuck to trying to get basic supplies and medical care to people in remote, poverty stricken countries. But rather than devoting themselves to such laudable goals, they’re once again pushing to get every government on the planet to jack up sin taxes on tobacco.(This is something they’ve tried before, as I wrote

Despite multiple malpractice payouts,
doctors often keep practicing
CBS News, by Ben Eisler & Mark Strassman    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 5:13:51 AM     Post Reply
Dr. James Dunphy met his wife Susie in college. They went to medical school together, got married and had two sons. On a family trip to Florida in 2009, Dr. Susie Dunphy was diagnosed with appendicitis. She had emergency surgery; two days later the 42-year-old bled to death in her hospital bed. James Dunphy said the hardest part was breaking the news to his two young boys. "I told them it would be okay, and that I would be their mom and dad now," Dunphy said. In the weeks after her death, Dunphy reviewed his wife´s medical file. What he read convinced

UK´s Cameron Calls Emergency
Meeting After Killing
Associated Press, by Gregory Katz    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/14/2014 5:07:16 AM     Post Reply
LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron is summoning military and security chiefs for an emergency meeting Sunday in response to the beheading of a British hostage and a threat against another. The meeting comes after Islamic extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines and threatening another with death. Mike Haines, the victim´s brother, said David Haines had been murdered "in cold blood." Britain´s Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it saw no reason to doubt the authenticity of the video. Haines is the third Westerner beheaded in recent weeks by the Islamic State group, which has seized vast

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Federal appeals court orders Wisconsin’s
voter ID law to be reinstated
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/13/2014 1:52:59 PM     Post Reply
CHICAGO/MILWAUKEE — A federal appeals court has reinstated Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman struck the law down as unconstitutional in April, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters who may lack such identification. Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen asked the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to overturn that ruling. The 7th Circuit issued a ruling late Friday afternoon lifting Aldeman’s stay and allowing the law to go into effect before the November elections. State attorneys asked a three-judge 7th Circuit panel during oral arguments on Friday to immediately reinstate the law. Van Hollen’s appeal remains

White House, Pentagon contradict
Kerry, say US ‘at war’ with ISIS
Fox News, by James Rosen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/13/2014 5:23:34 AM     Post Reply
The White House and Pentagon acknowledged Friday that the U.S. “is at war” with the Islamic State -- contradicting Secretary of State John Kerry and others who a day earlier refused to use that term, prompting criticism from lawmakers that the administration was downplaying the conflict. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby used almost identical language when pressed by reporters Friday whether or not the expanded military operation against the terrorist group is in fact a war. “In the same way that the United States is at war with Al Qaeda and its affiliates …

Palin Family Brawl Witness Gets Fired
for Talking to Good Morning America
Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/13/2014 5:18:35 AM     Post Reply
The lurid, stereotypical tale of Sarah Palin and her family entering into an alcohol-fueled melee at a snowmobile party is starting to pick up in the mainstream media, with Good Morning America devoting an entire segment to the story this morning. In doing so, they talked to Eric Thompson, an eyewitness who attended the party at the invitation of his boss. But Thompson, who also gave his account to Alaskan political blogger Amanda Coyne, was fired today for talking to the media. Entertainment Tonight producer Elizabeth Applegate tweeted that she’d spoken to Townsend this morning, who confirmed that he’d been



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Hillary Clinton says Bill was subjected
to South Africa-style hearings in
order to work through his affair
with intern Monica Lewinsky

74 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Daniel Bates    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/13/2014 6:12:02 PM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton has revealed that she worked through her husband’s affair whilst he was President by making him go through an agonising ´truth and reconciliation´ process. The former US Secretary of State said that she forced Bill Clinton into South Africa-style hearings where he had to be completely honest before she forgave him. She said she was inspired by the country´s former leader Nelson Mandela and that she had to act otherwise she would remain in a mental ´prison´ for the rest of her life. Mrs Clinton, 66, has rarely spoken about her husband’s infidelity with White House intern Monica

Why is Obama Kicking the
ISIS Can Down the Road?

60 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Nonie Darwish    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 9/13/2014 7:25:16 AM     Post Reply
President Obama in his ISIS speech did his best to convince the American people that things are under control, that he will pursue a coalition with other nations to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS and that he will do it only through air strikes. (Snip) When Obama declared he had no strategy yet on ISIS a few weeks ago he was perceived as a weak and indecisive leader, but is that all the reason for his reluctance to fight ISIS? Or are there other, hidden reasons why Obama does not want to destroy ISIS? Reluctance and refusal to go to war,

   

 



 
Look what Michelle Obama wore this week
42 replie(s)
USA Today, by Maria Puente    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/13/2014 1:06:43 PM     Post Reply
Even someone as savvy about everything as Michelle Obama sometimes flubs an outfit — or to put it more politely, wears something that doesn’t enhance her natural attractions. Which is not to say that’s all that matters about the first lady, who’s been busy with a variety of public events this week: registering voters in Georgia, cutting the ribbon on the renovated White House Visitors Center, commemorating the 9/11 terrorist attacks, even appearing in a videotaped shout-out to Prince Harry. Take a look at what she wore for all that. A little too full for her figure? (Photographs).. A flattering

The demagoguery of Ted Cruz and his
cheerleaders in the conservative media

30 replie(s)
The Week, by Michael Brendan Dougherty    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 9/13/2014 10:29:01 AM     Post Reply
This week, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) slandered a group of Middle Eastern Christians who were trying to raise awareness of their struggle to avoid a genocide in the Middle East. His cynical grandstanding was rightly condemned — but he was hardly alone. Cruz agreed to speak to this group, which included bishops of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, ostensibly out of solidarity, but took the occasion to antagonize them over their insufficient praise for Israel, then smeared them as anti-Semites before dropping the mic. The Washington Free Beacon publicized this flameout — their publisher said the room

Gwyneth Paltrow to host October
fundraiser for President Obama
at her Los Angeles home

29 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Bobbie Whiteman    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/13/2014 6:39:40 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama´s trip to Los Angeles in July was billed as ´the last the President will be making this year.´But it seems he simply can´t stay away from California´s famously deep-pocketed Democratic donors. He will be back on October 9 for a fundraiser hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow at her home in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The evening will include a reception and the opportunity to ask questions ´at an intimate dinner,´ per an email from a Hollywood fundraiser.Tickets for the Democratic National Committee event will start at $1,000 per person for the reception. Donors of $15,000 also get a photo and

2 Arizona counties tally
more ballots than voters

28 replie(s)
Arizona Republic [Phoenix,AZ], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/13/2014 7:52:33 PM     Post Reply
Voter turnout during last month´s primary races was a little too good in some counties, Arizona elections officials said Friday. Some precincts in northern Arizona tallied more ballots cast than there are registered voters, the Arizona Capitol Times reported. According to officials, errors made by poll workers and elections officials in Apache and Navajo counties led to the miscalculations. Initial reports from some precincts showed a turnout of anywhere from 200 to 400 percent. In Apache County, the Puerco West precinct reportedly had 100 votes cast, but only 23 voters are registered there. The voter turnout added up to 434

‘The Roosevelts’: Once you finish all
14 hours, you’re sorry to see them go

26 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Hank Stuever    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/13/2014 8:05:24 AM     Post Reply
Let’s start with the end. When it’s over — when you make it through the marathon that is Ken Burns’s beautiful, seven-part documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” which begins Sunday night on PBS — you may find yourself with a lingering, nebulous grief. You’re sorry it’s over. You’re sorry they’re over. You’re sorry a certain expression of American ideals is, or often appears to be, completely over. My study habits haven’t improved since college; like an idiot, I put off watching all 14 hours of “The Roosevelts” until I absolutely had to watch them on a deadline binge this week.

Pelosi’s panic fire: GOP Senate
would end ‘civilization as we know it’

24 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Kellan Howell    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/13/2014 10:26:16 PM     Post Reply
House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi told “Real Time” host Bill Maher that Democrats are not “fear-mongers” but in the same breath said civilization is doomed if Republicans manage to take control of the Senate in November. “It would be very important for the Democrats to retain control of the Senate,” the California Democrat told Mr. Maher on his show Friday night, which aired live from Washington. “Civilization as we know it today would be in jeopardy if Republicans win the Senate.” Mr. Maher pointed out that voter turnout will most likely lean to the right saying, “Nobody comes out

Peterson released from jail
after turning himself in

23 replie(s)
New York Post, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 9/13/2014 6:34:31 AM     Post Reply
Adrian Peterson turned himself in early Saturday morning, FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer reported , after authorities in Texas issued an arrest warrant for the star Minnesota Vikings running back on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. Peterson surrendered to authorities in Montgomery County and was released on a $21,000 bond, according to Glazer. However, Peterson has been benched for Sunday’s game against New England. Peterson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, said that the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank one of his sons, whose age was not disclosed but was widely

Nancy Pelosi Just Might be Insane
23 replie(s)
PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 9/13/2014 12:45:49 PM     Post Reply
The Democrats’ leader in the House, California Rep. Nancy Pelosi, is either dishonest, drunk, or losing her mind.
Soopermexican caught this tweet from Pelosi, which he calls “brutal stupidity.”Nancy Pelosi @NancyPelosi Follow An American family can´t just change their address to avoid paying taxes. @HouseGOP, why can corporations? Let´s put the #MiddleClassFirst! 4:54 PM - 12 Sep 2014 As the multimillionaire Pelosi surely knows, individuals and corporations (which are artificial people under the law) can change their addresses and thereby change their tax burdens. It happens every day. I know that from personal experience. I moved from high-tax Maryland to low-tax Texas a few years back and gave myself a very nice raise and bought a bigger house than I’d had up north even though my

Barack Obama´s plan to fight
Isil is hard to believe

23 replie(s)
Telegraph [UK], by Peter Foster    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/13/2014 2:32:53 PM     Post Reply
Washington - Were it any other US president in recent memory, delivering a rousing White House address promising to "vanquish" the bloodthirsty militants of the Islamic State from the face of the earth would be dismissed as the "easy part". Recall Joe Biden, the vice president with half an eye on a run for the top job in 2016, promising to follow Isil "to the gates of hell" after the beheading of a second US journalist, and you get the picture of just how easy it can be. But as Mr Obama admitted last week with a faint whiff of

Retired General John Allen Selected
for ISIS Campaign – And New Levels
of Dot Connections Follow…..

23 replie(s)
Conservative Treehouse, by sundance    Original Article
Posted By: ROLANDDD- 9/13/2014 4:57:24 PM     Post Reply
The question posed to the Tree House was: Why are they selecting a retired General John Allen, instead of a current officer? Deep breath: This White House uses personal leverage to their advantage like no other before it. Example #1: Where’s Bowe Bergdahl? Example #2: What ever happened to Ahmed Abu Khattala the ‘recently’ captured head of the Benghazi attack ? See… you had to think about it. This White House swamps us so much we forget to follow-up….. There is a risk to the political optics of fighting ISIS. Consequently, this administration needs a competent general Denis McDonough can control, rely on,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 794637





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