June 2014

Wacko Bird Express: McCain to campaign for Thad Cochran

June 19, 2014
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Seriously is the NRSC trying to give Republicans a reason to come out and vote against Cochran in the primary? Talk about out of touch.

McCain is heading to the state to campaign for Cochran on Sunday, his campaign confirmed to The Hill.

The Arizona senator is the latest in a parade of...

Democrat Political Operative Running Thad Cochran’s GOTV effort

June 17, 2014
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I know it’s not fun to pick on people for their age. Unfortunately, Thad Cochran’s refusal to let go of power all too long past his prime mitigates my concern in that regard. Sources on the ground in MS tell me the Cochran campaign is looking increasingly cartoonish in...

MailOnline hires ex-BuzzFeed boss Jon Steinberg as new North America CEO

June 15, 2014
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Hm.

MailOnline, the world’s biggest English language newspaper website, today announced the appointment of Jon Steinberg as its North America Chief Executive Officer.

Jon is a world-leading, senior digital media executive who joins the MailOnline North America from BuzzFeed where he was President & Chief Operating Officer for the past four years.

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Bob Schieffer Thinks All Hispanics Are Illegal

June 15, 2014
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Video at link below. Bob has never impressed me as the sharpest tack in the pack.

While interviewing Lindsay Graham on “Face the Nation” today, Bob Schieffer flubbed when he said Graham was seeking “path to citizenship for Hispanics.” Except one thing – hispanics aren’t banned from citizenship in America! Geez.

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ISIS leader ‘I’ll see you guys in New York’

June 14, 2014
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As he was being released from an American detention camp in Iraq in 2009, the man who will go on to head the powerful ISIS group issued a menacing warning to his former captors.

‘I’ll see you guys in New York,’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly told U.S. Army reservists from Long...

ISIS militants still on offense in Iraq

June 13, 2014
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Emboldened militants, backed by Sunni tribal leaders, pushed toward Baghdad on Friday as increasingly nervous U.S. officials mulled their limited options to help slow the militants’ advance.

In recent days, Iran has sent about 500 Revolutionary Guard troops to fight alongside Iraqi government security forces in Diyala province, a senior security...

Last Night a Documentary Exposing Kevin McCarthy’s Reckless Spending Won A 2014 RTC Dinner Award

June 13, 2014
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One would think the GOP could find a better Majority Leader than Kevin McCarthy, a guy who was labeled as Congress’ worst offender when it comes to frivolous office spending in a news report that won an award at last night’s Radio and Television Correspondents Diner.

But apparently one would be wrong...

Thad Cochran: Forget That I Forgot What I Forgot, I Did!

June 13, 2014
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Thad Cochran told Fox News he didn’t know about Eric Cantor losing his primary. Now Cochran’s campaign is pointing out news stories from a few days ago when he acknowledged Cantor’s loss.

In essence, Thad Cochran has just used his own campaign to prove precisely what people are saying about him,...

Benghazi: DOD memo listed suspects with Al Qaeda ties 2 Days After Attack

June 12, 2014
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Is there anything left of the WH and State Department spin on Beghazi at this point?

A targeting memo sent to the State Department by the Defense Department’s Africa Command two days after the Benghazi attack listed 11 suspects with ties to Al Qaeda and other groups, counter-terrorism and congressional sources...

ISIS butchers leave ‘roads lined with decapitated police and soldiers

June 12, 2014
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Earlier reports indicated it was the horrific nature of the ISIS attacks that caused much of the Iraqi army to flee. These are likely the details behind those reports.

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The full horror of the jihadists’ savage victories in Iraq emerged yesterday as witnesses told of streets lined with decapitated...

Iraq prepares to defend Baghdad, with help from Iran

June 12, 2014
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And Iran will get a foothold where we least want them to. Thanks for nothing, Barry.

Iranian forces joined Iraq’s battle against insurgents taking over a growing swath of the country as the Baghdad government girded to protect the capital and the U.S. weighed direct military assistance, including possible airstrikes.

Iraq edged...

New Jerseyites can’t wait to get out

June 12, 2014
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Last time I went back for a visit, just trying to get around was ridiculous given the traffic. There are still plenty of people there. But between the cost of living and less than ideal business climate, this comes as no surprise to me.

New Jerseyites can’t...

Thad Cochran Brags of “Indecent Acts With Animals”, Gets $825k Check from Mitch McConnell

June 12, 2014
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What would Mitch McConnell and his establishment buddies do with a so-called Tea party candidate who bragged about doing “indecent acts with animals”? Because Thad...