Archive for August 29, 2011


Cindy Noble Cole Another big $$ contributer to Perry gets his way. Red McCombs and his plan: **Texas, which may balance its budget by firing thousands of teachers, plans to commit $25 million in state funds to Formula One auto racing each year for a decade. Four years after motorsports’ most popular series left the U.S., Texas investors including Clear Channel Communications Inc. co-founder B.J. “Red” McCombs are building a 3.4-mile (5.5-kilomete … Read More

via Seniors for a Democratic Society

Rick Perry:  Ripped From the Headlines The following are some recent headlines for Rick Perry. Any questions? Email his campaign. Is Rick Perry Dumb? Perry's Texas Has Highest Percentage of Minimum Wage Jobs In The Nation Texas Has Highest Uninsured Rate Texas Cutting $5 Billion From Public Schools "In Texas, we teach both creationism and evolution in our public schools." Maddow discusses Rick Perry's connection to a Christian conspiracy group Perry Says He Hasn't 'Backed Off Anything … Read More

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BOSTON (CBS) – An illegal immigrant from Kenya who was arrested for drunk driving in Framingham recently is reportedly an uncle of President Barack Obama. 67-year-old Onyango Obama was arrested last Wednesday, August 24 after police say he nearly ran his SUV into a police cruiser and later failed several sobriety tests. According to the MetroWest Daily News, he pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Thursday, but he was ordered held without bail b … Read More

via CBS Boston

Yeah Right… She meant everything that she said!

(CNN) — Michele Bachmann's press secretary characterized comments by the Republican presidential candidate, when she said Hurricane Irene was a message to Washington, as a joke. "Obviously she was saying it in jest," Alice Stewart told TalkingPointsMemo Monday. Over the weekend, the Minnesota Rep. turned Hurricane Irene into a campaign punch line, … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker