Great video from the Heritage Foundation.
The internet is now broken.
My local bird cage liner, The Plain Dealer, reported today that a “source” told them that there is a telephone poll in the works that will ask Ohio voters about a hypothetical Democratic ticket pushing the former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich as a gubernatorial candidate.
The UFO-seeing, hot young ginger wife having former boy mayor of Cleveland, got booted out of Congress after redistricting pitted him against Ohio’s 9th district incumbent Marcy Kaptur in the 2012 Democratic primary.
From The Plain Dealer:
The Ohio Democratic Party is aligned behind Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald as its candidate against Republican Gov. John Kasich. Portune expressed interest in a primary challenge last month, after FitzGerald’s first running mate, State Sen. Eric Kearney of Cincinnati, dropped off the ticket due to his financial problems.
Kucinich, the former mayor of Cleveland who spends much of his time in Washington after losing his seat in a 2012 redistricting battle, earlier refuted speculation that he also might throw his hat in the ring. On Wednesday, his response was notably different.
“No comment,” Kucinich said by text message after being asked specifically about the poll and whether he was considering a run in the Democratic primary. Read More Here…
Being of Croatian decent, I’ve always felt an extra pang of embarrassment for the half Croatian, half Irish Kucinich. But I gotta say a Kucinich vs Kasich Governors race pitting two candidates of Croatian decent would be pretty cool, and probably pretty hillarious to watch as a political observer as well.
This vintage PSA by the Ad Council really makes the itching, burning, tenderness & pain in the genital area all seam pleasant and worth it. I could just imagine the kids in 1970 watching this ad an being all like, “wow this VD looks pretty cool, where can I get some?”
Throughout her failed 2008 presidential campaign, aides to Hillary Clinton, kept a detailed “hit list” of political enemies. The list was made up of people who had crossed her by endorsing Barack Obama, claim Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes in their new book “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton.”
Here is a small snippet of a larger excerpt of the upcoming book posted at the Politico:
There was a special circle of Clinton hell reserved for people who had endorsed Obama or stayed on the fence after Bill and Hillary had raised money for them, appointed them to a political post or written a recommendation to ice their kid’s application to an elite school. On one early draft of the hit list, each Democratic member of Congress was assigned a numerical grade from 1 to 7, with the most helpful to Hillary earning 1s and the most treacherous drawing 7s. The set of 7s included Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), as well as Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Baron Hill (D-Ind.) and Rob Andrews (D-N.J.).
Yet even a 7 didn’t seem strong enough to quantify the betrayal of some onetime allies.
2016 Is sure going to be an interesting circus, I mean election.
Well now here comes a new development. Remember the days when people used to get attacked and even killed for their Nike Air Jordan’s? Well no longer are people just getting beat up FOR their Jordan’s, they are getting beat up with them.
Sirgiorgiro Clardy, 26, a Portland pimp was was wearing a pair of the Nike shoes when he decided to stomp a mudhole into the face of a customer that refused to pay for the services rendered by one of Clardy’s working girls. During the beating he also took the money from the john and for good measure beat the crap out of the 18-year-old girl who failed to collect the payment.
A jury found Clardy guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon (the Nike’s), robbery as well as the assault on the working girl. He was sentenced to 100 years in prison.
Here comes the part where the story gets fun.
Clardy claims that the assault was totally not his fault and could have been avoided if not for the failures of Nike chairman Phil Knight and his company. In his three page handwritten in jail complaint, the incarcerated pimp claims that Nike failed to properly warn consumers that their product could be used as a dangerous weapon.
Via The Oregonian:
“Under product liability there is a certain standard of care that is required to be up-held by potentially dangerous product …” wrote Clardy, who is representing himself. “Do (sic) to the fact that these defendants named in this Tort claim failed to warn of risk or to provide an adequate warning or instruction it has caused personal injury in the likes of mental suffering.”
Clardy wrote that he’s tried to starve himself and kill himself multiple times.
He asks a Multnomah County judge to order Nike to affix warning labels to all their “potentially dangerous Nike and Jordan merchandise.”
In the past, Oregon defendants have been convicted of using a wide array of items or substances as dangerous weapons. The list includes boots, rope, a phone receiver, scalding hot water and HIV-infected blood. The “dangerous weapon” classification can spur longer prison sentences.
Clardy filed his suit this week in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Read More Here…
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