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Howard Dean. Yeah, about that whole freedom of speech thing…………

Your Daley Douchebag Award winner is Dean, who likely knows less about the Constitution than the average Tea Partier does! I cannot fathom a greater insult than a Liberal talking about anyone not grasping the Constitution! H/T Weasel Zippers

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The Code Pink Killing Fields: How Far Left Activists & Barbara Boxer Aided Enemy Agents In Iraq – Gateway Pundit

On November 22, 2004, the socialist anti-American group Code Pink sent out a plea to supporters to help send assistance to the “refugees” from Fallujah, Iraq.

Today, as CODEPINK was busily preparing a year-end humanitarian mission to Iraq, we received an urgent message. It was from our dear friend Dahr Jamail, an amazing American independent journalist who has been risking his life to get the true story of Fallujah to the American public:

“I have just come from a refugee camp in Baghdad with families from Fallujah. The suffering is beyond description. It’s worse than anything you’ve read or anything I’ve written so far.

This is a humanitarian crisis. They need medicines for their camp and the other camps immediately. We have an organization set up of doctors who can distribute the medicines and supplies. BUT WE NEED THEM NOW! THIS CANNOT WAIT!”
Solidarity,
Dahr

The next day, on November 23, 2004, Code Pink announced that they had raised nearly $20,000 in one day for “refugess” from Fallujah.

Yesterday we put out an urgent call for aid to refugees from Fallujah, with an initial goal of raising $20,000. The response was amazing. From a $10 donation from a high school student to a $1,000 gift from a medical doctor, the compassion of the American people began to shine through the fog of war. In less than 24 hours, we surpassed our goal and that’s just the online donations!

In addition, a humanitarian aid group donated 300 pounds of priority medical supplies, Cliff Bar is donating high-protein bars for the children, an Iraqi-American returning home offered to be our on-the-ground liaison and people are pledging to do holiday house parties to raise more funds.

When we contacted journalist Dahr Jamail to tell him to good news, he was elated. “Holy cow, $20,000 already? I’m catching my breath. This is so beautiful.” Dahr had just returned from a visit to the Red Crescent, who said they could only care for “at most” 60,000 refugees. “This leaves at least 140,000 refugees, mostly women and children, with no support,” said Dahr. “These supplies will be their lifeline.”

On December 3, 2004, Code Pink announced that after only one week into their campaign they had sent $30,000 to Iraq. Their contact Dahr Jamail claimed the donations bought blankets, warm clothing, food, portable heaters, cooking stoves, stove and heater fuel, antibiotics, needles, sterile gloves, pain medications, gauze, basic first aid materials, water tanks, pipes, water pumps and water purification materials. Dahr Jamail and Code Pink also claimed that these supplies had already distributed to the refugees. The radicals at Code Pink must run an amazingly efficient operation. We’ll discuss Dahr Jamail below.

Code Pink later reported that they had collected $100,000 in donations. It was also reported that “humanitarian groups” such as the Middle East Children’s Alliance and Operation USA contributed $500,000 worth of medical supplies.

Code Pink was ready to deliver their supplies and donations to the Fallujah refugees. But there was a problem. They needed assistance from Congress to approve their trip. In stepped Senator Barabara Boxer (D-CA) along with Representatives Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) and Henry Waxman (D-CA). These radical members of Congress signed letters to approve their trip to Jordan and the Iraqi border.

These Congressional members wrote this letter despite the fact that in September 2004, Code Pink participated in and just endorsed the Beirut communique, which supported “the right of the people of Iraq and Palestine to resist the occupations” and called for “the unconditional withdrawal of US and ‘coalition’ forces from Iraq.”

With their signatures on the Beirut Communique Code Pink condoned the murder of US soldiers and Marines. Yet Barbara Boxer and Congressional leftists approved of their trip to the Iraqi border.

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Democrats Attempt To Bribe Seniors With $250 Social Security Checks – Sweetness & Light

Democrats are making a pre-election pitch to give Social Security recipients a one-time payment of $250, part of a larger effort to convince senior voters that their party, and not Republicans.

President Obama has urged Congress to approve the $250 payment. House and Senate Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid say they will bring up the legislation when lawmakers return in November.

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Lisa Murkowksi Funded By ‘Rent-An-Eskimo’ Racket – Washington Examiner

Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s write-in candidacy is being funded by $100,000 contributions from a handful of Alaska corporations that have been handsomely subsidized by the federal government.

These six-figure donors have pulled in billions of taxpayer dollars thanks to special legislative favors from Murkowski and her mentors the late Sen. Ted Stevens, and Lisa’s father, former governor Frank Murkowski

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Howard Dean: ‘Elections Are Not The Time To Educate People’ – CNS

Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean says Democrat candidates should wait until they win before “educating” constituents about the benefits they will derive from Obamacare.

NPR’s Scott Simon asked Dean on Saturday why Democrats are not touting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while campaigning. “I don’t think we should be making the case right now,” Dean said.

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Maxine Waters’ Pro-Communist Past – New Zeal

Embattled Californian Congresswoma Maxine Waters began her political career as an ally of the Communist Party USA. Waters supported several party front organizations including the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.

This 1982 pamphlet reveals just willing then California State Assemblywoman Waters was to lend her name to Party causes.

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St. Jude Agrees To Buy AGA Medical For $1.04B – NewsMeat

St. Jude Medical Inc. said Monday it will boost its cardiovascular business by buying rival heart device maker AGA Medical Holdings Inc. for $1.04 billion, or $20.80 per share.

In the cash and stock deal, St. Jude is offering a premium of 41 percent compared to AGA’s latest closing price. St. Jude is also taking on $225 million in debt held by AGA, and it expects the deal to close by year-end.

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Goat Sacrifice Row Spurs Fatal Stampede In Bihar – Bangalore Mirror

An argument over sacrificing goats on the last day of Navratri festival triggered a stampede that killed 10 people on Sunday in a packed temple in India’s Bihar state.

“More than 45,000 devotees had thronged the temple at Tildiha village under Sambhuganj Police Station area for offering prayers and sacrificing goats when the stampede occurred,” said the Police Director General.

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Democrats Busing Students To Polls During School Hours – Cincinnati Enquirer

Three van loads of Hughes High students were taken last week – during school hours – to vote and given sample ballots only for Democrat candidates and then taken for ice cream, a Monday lawsuit alleges.

The complaint was made by Thomas Brinkman Jr., a Republican candidate for Hamilton County auditor, and the Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes against Cincinnati Public Schools.

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Video: Chris Wallace Reams Howard Dean for Accusing FOX News of Racism

H/T to Bluegrass Pundit for this gem. Wallace sets Dean straight just like an actual journalist would! Fine job Mr.Wallace! 

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ObamaCare! The more we know, they less we like it!

I am going to steal the Sister’s line, and say TOLDJAH! 

Finally, at long last, some straight talk from a diehard lefty politico on tort reform:

(CNSNews.com) – Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, a medical doctor who served as governor of Vermont, said at a town hall meeting on Tuesday night that Democrats in Congress did not include tort reform in the health care bill because they were fearful of “taking on” the trial lawyers.

“This is the answer from a doctor and a politician,” said Dean. “Here is why tort reform is not in the bill. When you go to pass a really enormous bill like that the more stuff you put in, the more enemies you make, right? And the reason why tort reform is not in the bill is because the people who wrote it did not want to take on the trial lawyers in addition to everybody else they were taking on, and that is the plain and simple truth. Now, that’s the truth.”

Oh, there is more, go read about how we will have to “give up some things” for ObamaCare to work!