Wednesday, October 22, 2014

‘Rainbow Coalition’ of Community Organizers Building Kentucky Ground Game to Overcome Grimes’ Gaffes

On Tuesday the big news from Kentucky was that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has pulled all TV ads backing Alison Lundergan Grimes in her challenge to long time Republican incumbent, Sen. Mitch Mconnell.  Many have interpreted this move as a sign that the Democrats have conceded this race.  However, nothing could be further from the truth as they have been building a ground game by shipping in an army of young, tech savvy community organizers a la Barack Obama, circa 2008:

A Fox News poll released on Wednesday shows incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leading Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes by 4 points in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race. The poll was released a day before a huge gaffe by Grimes that NBC’s Chuck Todd says “disqualifies” her from serving in the Senate.

What the polls don’t show is an ambitious Democratic ground game that targets “unlikely” but left-leaning voters and is manned by a “Rainbow Coalition” of young community organizers from elite colleges like New York University, Oberlin College, and Johns Hopkins University which could give Grimes an election day boost not captured in the latest polls.

According to the most recent Federal Election Commission filings, the Kentucky Democratic Party Executive Central Committee had fifty young field organizers on staff as of August 31. Many of these staffers came from out-of-state or are current students or recent graduates of elite out-of-state universities.  Read more at breitbart.com.

Great Campaign For Liberty Survey

October 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Hot Topics, Legislative Branch

Please look over this great survey questionnaire that the folks at Campaign For Liberty sent out to all Florida Congressional candidates. Yes, All.

Unfortunately many did not feel the need to respond or were afraid to do so, but Congressman Yoho certainly did, and we applaud his responses.

 

Florida 2014 Federal General Election Candidate Survey Results

Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for Federal Office an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions. The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions.

Survey Questions

1. Will you cosponsor and support efforts for roll call votes on Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed bill, designed to bring transparency to the Federal Reserve (H.R. 24/S. 209 in the 113th Congress)?

2. Will you support legislation removing capital gains and sales taxes on gold and silver coinage?

3. Will you vote to oppose any legislation that allows the federal government to prohibit the sale, use, or carrying of firearms?

4. Will you support ending all foreign aid?

5. Will you oppose any debt limit increase?

 

Click for the link for the rest of the questions and answers by those that responded.

http://www.campaignforliberty.org/surveys2/?id=186

 

Thanks for your answers Congressman Yoho

The BEST Idea for Improving White House Security?

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held hearings  Tuesday on the many security breaches that have recently occurred at the White House.  Of all the suggestions offered by members of Congress, perhaps the one offered by Rep. John Mica (R FL) was the best: “Have you heard of these guys?”

After Declaring War on Tea Party, Karl Rove Frets GOP Estab Candidates Not Getting Enough Donations

After declaring war on the Tea Party and often showing nothing but contempt for grassroots conservatives that powered Republicans to record gains in the 2010 midterm elections, Karl Rove whined that the GOP may not take back the Senate this year because of the lack of enthusiasm for his establishment-approved candidates.

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Rove notes that even though Obama’s “job approval numbers are lousy, no Democrat in a competitive Senate race polls regularly above 50%, GOP enthusiasm is high, and independents are trending Republican… each passing day provides evidence as to why a GOP Senate majority is still in doubt.”  Read more at breitbart.com.

Yet Again Progressive Republicans Selling Us Down The River

In what has become the modus operandi of the  progressive Republican party the citizenry are about to be nailed yet again over the next three days as the House caves in to Obama’s demands. Not only is Congress poised to deliver everything the tyrant wants it will also revert back to funding the feds with a continuing resolution thus turning its back on the hard won return last year to a real budgetary process. All because Harry Reid has let the budget presented by Congress to sit on his desk with no Senate action. Citizens, pull out your wallets and surrender your sovereignty – we’re in for a nasty, bumpy ride.

“House Republicans are poised to extend the Export-Import Bank’s charter well  into next year, despite decrying the agency as an antiquated vestige of crony  capitalism. They will fund the federal government until mid-December without  much of a fight. And, most notably, they are rapidly moving toward giving the  White House authority to arm and train Syrian rebels, despite deep misgivings  about their ability to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and even  deeper distrust of Obama’s foreign policy.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/09/house-republicans-say-yes-to-obama-110987.html#ixzz3DU1A8hHb

BREAKING: Obama tells planet: Islamic State is NOT Islamic

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with members of the National Security Council in the Situation Room of the White House. Sept. 10, 2014.

In his prime-time speech to the nation on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Obama vowed to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria with airstrikes and 475 U.S. boots on the ground – but he also made a particular point of declaring that the Islamic State terrorists “are not Islamic.”

“Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic,” Obama said, speaking from the state floor of the White House residence. “No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim.”

He added, “And ISIL is certainly not a state. It was formerly al-Qaida’s affiliate in Iraq, and has taken advantage of sectarian strife and Syria’s civil war to gain territory on both sides of the Iraq-Syrian border. It is recognized by no government, nor the people it subjugates. ISIL is a terrorist organization, pure and simple. And it has no vision other than the slaughter of all who stand in its way.”  Read more at: www.wnd.com.

Who is the REAL JV team?

WaPo gives Obama 4 Pinocchio for denying he called ISIS JV

Nine months ago, Barack Obama gave an interview to David Remnick of The New Yorker after ISIS, the very accomplished and high-achieving Islamic killing machine in the Middle East, captured Fallujah, an Iraqi city for which many very good American soldiers had sacrificed their lives and limbs taking from Sunni jihadists in 2004.

Remnick asked Obama about al-Qaida’s resurgence in Iraq. Obama responded by suggesting to Remnick that he had, pretty much, personally killed Osama bin Laden three years earlier and, pretty much, singlehandedly “decimated” al-Qaida.

Remnick pointed out to Obama that since he had ordered U.S. military forces to leave Iraq the al-Qaida flag was now flying over Fallujah. ISIS, regarded as an al-Qaida affiliate in Iraq, had since taken over the city. Read more at: wnd.com.

13 Hours in Benghazi

In a new special, Fox News Reporting: 13 Hours in Benghazi, Anchor Bret Baier talks with three contractors who were there when it happened – boots on the ground, if you will.  They talked about their experiences that night and how they are haunted by them to this day.  And they spoke about how they were ready to respond within five minutes, but were ordered to “stand down.”  They finally went in on their own against orders.  These three brave men who were wounded that night strongly believe that lives would have been saved if they were allowed to act earlier and if the air support they called for had arrived.

The three are featured in a new book, 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi  by Mitchell Zuckoff to be released next week. This Fox News special will be shown again on:  Saturday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. & 9 p.m. ET and Sunday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. & 11 p.m. ET

You may watch this special broken down into five parts below:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

 

Justin Amash Supports Ted Yoho for Congress

Two term conservative congressman Justin Amash (R, Michigan) has endorsed Ted Yoho in his reelection bid against challenger Jake Rush.

Rush, a Gainesville attorney, has made headlines for his role playing hobby (source: Gainesville Sun, SaintPetersBlog), for his ruthless attack ads on Congressman Yoho, and large contributions to his campaign from a super PAC Florida Conservatives United (source: FactCheck.org) which is run by his father and aunt who are both Democrats.

 

Congressman Amash has recently won his primary after a vicious campaign which was so filled with smear tactics; it was called the nastiest in the country. Amash lashed out in his victory speech where he pulled no punches. Watch a portion of it here:

Video Hat Tip: Rod Gonzalez

Conservative Party Endorses Congressman Ted Yoho for Re-Election 2014

August 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Hot Topics, Legislative Branch

From Keith Westbrook, PhD., Chairman, Conservative Party of Florida

PRESS RELEASE

The Conservative Party of Florida recently interviewed both “Conservative” candidates for the 3rd. Congressional District Republican primary race in Florida. After meeting with both candidates and based on their own words during those interviews the executive committee of the party retracted the endorsement of the Jake Rush campaign (based on direct interviews and verification that Rep. Yoho did not receive the communiques we had sent him) and called for town hall constituency queried debates between the 2 GOP candidates. In several telephone interviews with Mr. Rush in which I, Keith Westbrook, personally conducted where I questioned him on many subjects including Mr. Rush’s campaign tactics I was given his word that it would be based on merit and facts.  Unfortunately that has not been what his campaign has recently demonstrated in baseless and false accusations in both print and air time media. Mr. Rush’s campaign has now resorted too many of the detestable behaviors commonly associated with progressive, liberal Democrat campaigns where distortion and outright prevarication replace honest and truthful interchange between candidates. This trend has been increasing in both tenor and tone. Instead of offering solutions to problems we are given scare tactics and distortion of fact.Due to this as well as how Rep. Yoho has performed recently both in Washington in the House of Representatives as well as his honorable behavior for refusing to acquiesce to Mr. Rush’s negative portrayal and obfuscations of his representation, the Conservative Party of Florida is officially endorsing and whole heartedly supporting Ted Yoho’s re-election for office.The Conservative Party is extremely disappointed with Mr. Rush and his ease and comfort with distorting himself when he presented himself to this committee.

In Liberty,

Dr. Keith C. Westbrook Ph.D.

Chairman / Conservative Party – Florida

P.O. Box  358968
Gainesville, Fl. 32635-8968

Head of Benghazi Probe Says no Witnesses Off Limits

The Republican head of the Benghazi Select Committee warned Tuesday that no witnesses would be off limits in its upcoming probe and that he would consider going to court, if necessary, to compel testimony.

“I can’t skip over a witness that I think we ought to talk to simply because there is an assertion of either privilege or immunity,” Chairman Trey Gowdy of South Carolina told Fox News in an exclusive interview.

He said that while he has received good cooperation to date, and the issue had not yet arisen, “if you mean to say that ‘not only can they not talk, they don’t have to come,’ you have to litigate that.”  Read more at foxnews.com.

CONFIRMED: Senate Republican Leaders Paid for Attacks Against Conservatives

By Erick Erickson

I can confirm that the attack ads in Mississippi run by “All Citizens for Mississippi” were funded by Senate Republicans, including Senators Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt. It appears our Senate Republican leaders are willing to risk losing a Senate majority so long as they can get their own re-elected. Yes folks, it is true. I can confirm what we all suspected.

The advertisements attacked Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel and painted conservative Republicans and tea party activists as racists. According to documents filed with the Federal Elections Commission, All Citizens for Mississippi received funding from a Haley Barbour backed group called Mississippi Conservatives.  Read more at redstate.com.

Hat tip: Amy Kremer

Catch and Release

Attribution: Al Branco, comicallyincorrect.com

H/T: conservativebyte.com

E-mails Show Lois Lerner Intentionally Sought to Hide Information from Congress (VIDEO)

‘I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails … we need to be cautious about what we say in emails’

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today released new e-mails at a hearing with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen showing former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner leading an IRS effort to hide information from Congressional inquiries.

From the April 9, 2013, email exchange among Lerner, an IRS technology employee (Maria Hooke), and the agency’s Director for Exempt Organizations Exam Unit Manager Nanette Downing who led audits:

I had a question today about OCS [Microsoft Office Communications Server]. I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails and there has been an electronic search for responsive emails – so we need to be cautious about what we say in emails. Someone asked if OCS conversations were also searchable – I don’t know, but told them I would get back to them.  Do you know?

Read more including the actual email message at: allenwestrepublic.com.

True The Vote Sues MS Secretary of State, GOP over Cochran’s Alleged Voter Fraud

By Matthew Boyle

Conservative election integrity organization True The Vote filed suit in federal court Tuesday against Mississippi’s Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and the Mississippi Republican Party, asking a judge for an immediate injunction against them so that the election material from the state’s June 24 GOP primary runoff can be inspected.

The lawsuit comes as allegations that Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) campaign and his allies engaged in voter fraud to win last Tuesday’s runoff against conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel. Cochran bested McDaniel by fewer than 7,000 votes but did so with an overwhelming turnout from liberal Democrats in the black community.

“All we are asking is that the MS State Republican Party follow the law; allow their designated county representatives to inspect the poll books and ballots, give them the review time they are permitted by law, and allow them to uphold their responsibility to MS voters,” True the Vote president Catherine Engelbrecht (emphasis mine) said in a statement about the suit. “True the Vote has been inundated with reports from voters across Mississippi who are outraged to see the integrity of this election being undermined so that politicos can get back to business as usual. Enough is enough.” Continue reading at  breitbart.com.

Related:  Democrat Pastor Accuses Thad Cochran Campaign of Vote-for-Pay Scheme

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