| Political Talk|| Mary Landrieu's Louisiana residency being challenged. - MFn GIMP on 8/28/14 at 3:01 pm|
[quote]On a statement of candidacy Landrieu filed with the Federal Election Commission in January, she listed her Capi...
| Political Talk|| Perry called Austin Democrat to succeed Lehmberg - MFn GIMP on 8/25/14 at 5:05 pm|
[quote]AUSTIN -- Gov. Rick Perry personally called a well-known Austin Democrat to discuss her interest in replacing Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg days before the public learned Perry was threatening to withhold state funding from Lehmberg's office unless she resigned.
| Political Talk|| IRS to require businesses to certify they aren't firing workers due to Obamacare - MFn GIMP on 2/11/14 at 1:28 pm|
[quote]Treasury officials said Monday that businesses will be told to "certify" that they are not shedding full-time workers simply to avoid the mandate. Officials said employers will be told to sign a "self-attestation" on their tax forms affirming this, under penalty of perjury. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| Obama considering delaying employer mandate again. - MFn GIMP on 11/22/13 at 10:50 am|
[quote]The Obama administration plans to push back by a month the second-year start of enrollment in its health program to give insurers more time to adjust to growing pains in the U.S. law, a mo...
| Political Talk|| Reid "they have no right to pick and choose" - MFn GIMP on 10/2/13 at 1:47 pm|
[quote]HARRY REID: Listen, Sen. Durbin explained that very well, and he did it here, did it on the floor earlier, as did Senator Schumer. What right did they have to pick and choose what part of government is going to be funded? It’s obvious what’s going on here. You talk about reckless and irrespon...
| Political Talk|| Navy/Air Force football game cancelled due to "optics" - MFn GIMP on 10/2/13 at 11:25 am|
[quote]The Naval Academy Athletic Association is a private organization not funded by the government. Gladchuk said the Air Force-Navy game could be held without any “appropriated funding.” Air Force recently created a similar athletic association that operates using private funds, donations and rev...
| Political Talk|| Lois Lerner to plead the fifth - MFn GIMP on 5/21/13 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]WASHINGTON – A top IRS official in the division that reviews nonprofit groups will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions before a House committee investigating the agency’...
| Movie/TV Board|| Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling - MFn GIMP on 3/11/13 at 9:46 pm|
[quote]1. You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.
2. You gotta keep in mind what's interesting to you as an audience, not what's fun to do as a writer. They can be very different.
3. Trying for th...
| Political Talk|| Update: Colorado - MFn GIMP on 11/6/12 at 3:34 pm|
[quote]Adams County (lean D county) – strong Republican turnout based on morning data – on track to win since first time in 1984.
AB/EV margins will be hard for them to overcome today. R...
| Political Talk|| Dixville Notch - MFn GIMP on 11/6/12 at 8:16 am|
First good news of the day for Romney. Dixville Notch, which always votes at 12:01 am, has switched from 15-6 Obama in 2008 to 5-5 Romney.
| Political Talk|| Obama for America to air ads in Detroit. - MFn GIMP on 10/30/12 at 6:50 pm|
[quote]Michigan is now at least in play, as I am told by reliable sources that the Obama campaign is buying a week’s worth of television ads in the Detroit market. Mark Halperin is hearing the same things.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Creepy new re-elect obama video - MFn GIMP on 10/27/12 at 1:17 pm|
This isn't from the Obama campaign it's just a creepy video of children singing about how much the world will suck if Obama isn't reelected.
Here are the opening lyrics
[quote]Imagine an America
Where strip mines are fun and free
Where gays can be fixed
And sick people just die
And oil fills...
| Political Talk|| Obama Tells MTV He Won't Push Gay Marriage In Second Term - MFn GIMP on 10/27/12 at 10:02 am|
[quote]During a live interview today inside the White House, President Obama told MTV viewers that when it comes to same-sex marriage, it would be up to future generations of Americans to implement meaningful reform.
Asked if he would use his second term as a platform to overturn the Defense of M...
| Political Talk|| Romney Puts Ads in Minnesota - MFn GIMP on 10/26/12 at 7:13 am|
[quote]DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is placing television ads in Minnesota, a move that pushes his presidential campaign into a state Democrats have held for more than three decades.
Republicans and Democrats who track campaign spending confirmed late Thursday that Romney will beg...
| Political Talk|| Swing State Early Voting 2008 vs 2012 - MFn GIMP on 10/25/12 at 6:13 pm|
I'm going to try and update this daily. Most of the information comes from [link=(http://elections.gmu.edu/early_vote_2008.html)]here[/link]
[b][u]Colorado[/b][/u] (GOP +3.1 Dem -1.6)
[b]2008[/b]: Dem - 37.7%
GOP - 35.9%
Ind - 26.4%
[b]2012[/b]: Dem - 36.1%
| Political Talk|| Obama explains why he delayed calling the attack a terror attack - MFn GIMP on 10/17/12 at 3:25 pm|
Per the Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/post/presidential-debate-libya-questioner-says-obama-didnt-answer/2012/10/17/7109898e-1867-11e2-a55c-39408fbe6a4b_blog.html
[quote]President Obama, though, wasn’t done with Kerry Ladka. “After the debate, the president came ...
| Political Talk|| Initial Jobless Claims Falls to 339k - MFn GIMP on 10/11/12 at 8:10 am|
Shockingly, like the 7.8% unemployment rate, this is the lowest that initial jobless claims have been since January 2009. A coincidence I'm sure and not a calculated effort by Democrats to help make the case that the economy is improving dramatically.
But what, wait's this? " A Labor Department e...
| Political Talk|| Absurd new, actual, ad from the Obama campaign - MFn GIMP on 10/9/12 at 8:17 am|
The Obama campaign is now running ads about Romney's desire to destroy Sesame Street. Just watch the ad and enjoy the absurdity. I can't believe they actually spent money on producing it and really hope that they waste money airing it in swing states. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZxs09eV-Vc&featu...
| Political Talk|| 114k jobs created in September - MFn GIMP on 10/5/12 at 7:32 am|
But the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% what a joke.
I'll update this as actually numbers come out.
This 7.8% is the lowest since January 2009. Coincidence? I think not....
| Political Talk|| Emails show state department rejected requests for increased libya security - MFn GIMP on 10/5/12 at 7:27 am|
[quote]ABC News has obtained an internal State Department email from May 3, 2012, indicating that the State Department denied a request from the s...