Rancho Santa Fe Man and Alleged Co-Conspirator Charged with a Scheme to Defraud Victims Out of More Than $90 Million
SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2012 — A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted James B. Catledge of Rancho Santa Fe, California, and Derek F.C. Elliott, of Orangeville, Ontario, Canada, on September 18, 2012, with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and three counts (more…)
That’s what we’re told it is: a nice, fat file of opposition research on Mitt Romney, from John McCain‘s 2008 campaign.
Our favorite section: “Top Hits / Social Issues” (a.k.a. “God, Guns ‘N’ Gays”): (more…)
“The other big news in GOP politics today was the continuing unfolding reaction to Sen. John McCain repudiating the Republican ‘war on women’ Sunday on ‘Meet the Press.’ Excuse me if I’m not fully grateful for McCain’s allegedly brave stance. The man professed to believe that women have the right to their own decisions on contraception, but didn’t mention that he voted for the Blunt Amendment, which would have given employers the right to deny contraception coverage if they didn’t approve of it — in fact, to deny coverage of any treatment they personally disdained. What hypocrisy.”
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First, get that revolting picture out of your head of Senator John McCain having sex with anyone. Try, at least.
Now, read the the New York Times scoop.
Meanwhile, Sam Stein asks: “Why Did The NYT Hold McCain-Lobbyist Story?“
John McCain, of course, is not happy.
Claims to fame: U.S. Senator; repeat presidential candidate; Vietnam War veteran & P.O.W.; opportunist; suck-up; hypocrite; borderline racist; flip-flopper; Religious Right lapdog
Moral apex: Distanced himself from the Radical Religious Right during 2000 run for presidency; in 2006, did a one-eighty and embraced Jerry Falwell in futile attempt to suck up to American fundamentalist-extremist voters.
Oh, yeah, and: Admitted to adultery during first marriage. Which means he’s divorced, too.
Oh, and: We feel really bad about those five years he spent as a P.O.W., but if you’re going to be a politician (or a Christian), you can’t go throwing around racial slurs. Period.
“I hated the gooks. I will hate them as long as I live.”
Suggested Bible reading for Mr. McCain:
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
— Ephesians 4:31-32