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GOP Senator sent Envelope containing Ricin – What is Ricin?

GOP Senator sent Envelope containing Ricin – What is Ricin?

GOP Senator sent envelope containing Ricin An envelope that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin was intercepted Tuesday afternoon at the U.S. Capitol’s off-site mail facility in Washington, congressional and law enforcement sources tell CNN. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was told the letter was addressed to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi. After the envelope tested positive in a first routine test, it was retested […]

Top Democrat Ass Blames Sequester for Boston Bombing

Top Democrat Ass Blames Sequester for Boston Bombing

We knew blaming the sequester was just a matter of Time: At his weekly Capitol briefing Tuesday, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said the explosions in Boston demonstrates “why having the ability to dress security concerns is important,” and thus provides more evidence that sequestration should be turned off. Asked by a reporter whether Monday’s attack makes the argument for addressing sequestration, Hoyer explained, “I think there are multiple reasons […]

Liberal Super PAC behind McConnell Secret Recording

Liberal Super PAC behind McConnell Secret Recording

A secret recording of a campaign strategy session between U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and his advisors was taped by leaders of the Progress Kentucky super PAC, says a longtime local Democratic operative. Mother Jones Magazine released the tape this week. The meeting itself took place on Feb. 2. Jacob Conway, who is on the executive committee of the Jefferson County Democratic Party, says that day, Shawn Reilly and Curtis Morrison, […]

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Social Conservatives write letter to RNC, threaten to leave GOP

Below is a an open letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus from social conservatives who are threatening to leave the GOP if they don’t remain pure.  While this writer is a social conservative, we think that the GOP needs all comers from right of center politics.  Yes,  that includes moderates. We totally expect that the Republican party will split soon as will the Democrats.  Hopefully one day we […]

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Dumb Congresswoman: Magazines clips, these are ammunition, they’re bullets

Add Congresswoman DeGette to your list of Dumb Democratic Congresswomen.  She believes that Magazines should be banned because once they are all shot, they will be gone for ever.  Huh?  Well,  let’s let the Congresswoman explain: “What’s the efficacy of banning these magazine clips? I will tell you, these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now, they’re going to shoot them” says Rep DeGette. According to […]