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Accused Florida Doctor Also Has Ties With GOP

FEC records indicate Dr. Salomon Melgen’s financial support is not limited to only Democrats in office. Records show that Dr. Melgen and his wife Flor Melgen have donated a combined total of nearly $20,000 to GOP House Representatives’ Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Both Representatives have Cuban backgrounds and reside in southern Florida. Balart and Ros-Lehtinen have also highly praised the [...]

Profile: Alicia Menendez

  Alicia Menendez, daughter and campaign adviser to embattled New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, graduated from Harvard College in 2005, with an honors degree in Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality. Her senior honors thesis, entitled “To Whom Many Doors are Still Locked: Gender, Space and Power in Harvard Final Clubs” which “used ethnographic research [...]

Rick Perry Says AG Greg Abbott Won’t Run Against Him (If He Runs Again)

In an exclusive interview with Texas’ KHOU News Governor Rick Perry boldly stated that Attorney General Greg Abbott has told him he will not seek the GOP nomination for Governor in 2014 if Perry should seek reelection once again. The Abbott campaign entered into crisis mode following the interview and issued a public statement. “Gov. [...]

VIDEO: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Pulls No Punches

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke at the RNC Winter Meeting yesterday, and took direct shots at the GOP’s recent strategies. Clearly positioning himself as a 2016 contender, he went after Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s campaign organization, failed Senate campaigns and said of Republicans, “We’ve got to stop being the stupid party. It’s time for a [...]

Coo-coo Alert! American Majority Action Spokesman: Obama Will Force Carbon Taxes To Solve Debt Ceiling and Budget Woes

The group that said it had the votes to oust Speaker John Boehner (or atleast move the vote for a Speaker of the United States House to at least a second or third ballot) several weeks ago is now claiming that “climate change” will be a part of the debt deal before President Obama and Congress. [...]

Candidate for Lt. Gov. in Virginia Sends Out Unconventional Email About Ill Mother

Pete Snyder is currently running for Lutientient Governor in Virginia. He sent an email out that is causing GOP activists to take a second look. This email could be taken as too personal, taking advantage of a horrible situation for political gain, or conveying the purity that comes with a loving mother. The reader should decide. [...]

Best Twitter Reactions to BuzzFeed Employee Tweeting Gay Group, “Suck My D*ck”

It was the tweet heard ’round the world. BuzzFeed Senior Copywriter, Josh Fjelstad, vulgarly tweeted for a gay conservative Republican group to “suck his dick.” Fjelstad dug his heels in then later deleting the tweet. BuzzFeed employees should know that scrubbing the internet and not apologizing only makes it worse. We decided to round up [...]

Scrubbing Fail: BuzzFeed’s @JoshFjelstad Deletes Tweets Telling Gay Group to ‘Suck His Dick’

Yesterday Viral Read was the first to report the crude tweets Josh Fjelstad, BuzzFeed’s Senior Copywriter, tweeted out to the world. Enraged by news that the gay conservative Republican organization, GOProud, is back to backing gay marriage (but now more formally) he mentioned the group and tweeted for it to, “SUCK MY DICK.” They were obviously [...]

Contrary to Rumors, Darrell Issa Declares #NoBudgetNoPay ‘Constitutional’

American Majority’s fresh face, political novice Spokesman, Ron Meyer Jr. is willing to talk to any press willing to listen. His group contends that the newly unveiled House GOP budget-debt ceiling-congressional pay plan is unconstitutional — that it violates the 27th Amendment, which reads, “No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and [...]

BuzzFeed Senior Copywriter, Josh Fjelstad, Tells Gay Republican Group to ‘Suck His Dick’ (Update: Fjelstad digs in)

An article from his colleague promoted BuzzFeed Senior Copywriter, Josh Fjelstad to tweet “WOW GOPROUD FINALLY CAME OUT IN SUPPORT OF GAY MARRIAGE. SO PROGRESSIVE. SO PROUD OF YOU. SUCK MY DICK.” Chairman Emeritus Chris Barron retweeted the tweet, adding Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith to the tweet. GOProud’s Executive Director Jimmy LaSalvia told Viral Read, “It [...]