More voting shenanigans in Ohio

Ohio is the heart of it all, after all.There was the nursing home case and then another nursing home case, voting twice, and more.And then of course the Vote Today Ohio business.(h/t: Charles Martin)UPDATE: Via, here are some Cuyahoga County ACORN mysteries. Roll the tape, Tiffany: … [Read more...]

AP says Obama's infomercial "skips over budget realities"

Obama's prime-time ad skips over budget realitiesCalvin WoodwardWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was less than upfront in his half-hour commercial Wednesday night about the costs of his programs and the crushing budget pressures he would face in office.Obama's assertion that "I've offered spending cuts above and beyond" the expense of his promises is accepted only by his partisans. His vow to save money by "eliminating programs that don't work" masks his … [Read more...]

Vote Today Ohio organizer fired as adviser to New York Rep. John Hall

Yesterday, I posted about Amy Little, an adviser to New York Rep. John Hall and his campaign manager during the 2006 election. Little is also co-organizer of Vote Today Ohio, a pro-Obama get out the vote organization. Today according to the Times Herald-Record (NY), Ms. Little has been fired as Rep. Hall's adviser in response to an investigation of her vote in Columbus, Ohio.Alexa James writes,NEW PALTZ — Congressman John Hall (D-Dover Plains) fired one of his long-time campaign advisers … [Read more...]

Former staffer claims ACORN and Obama cooperated to raise donations

Via Michelle Malkin:She said, he said...HARRISBURG -- A former staffer for an affiliate of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now testified today that the organization was provided a "donor list" from the presidential campaign of Barack Obama in late 2007 for fundraising efforts.Anita Moncrief, a former Washington, D.C. staffer for Project Vote, which she described as a sister organization of ACORN, said her supervisor told her the list of campaign contributors … [Read more...]

Julie the records clerk charged with investigating Joe the plumber

From WNWO:Toledo Police have confirmed that a TPD records clerk is accused of performing an illegal search of information related to 'Joe the Plumber.'Julie McConnell, has been charged with Gross Misconduct for allegedly making an improper inquiry into a state database in search of information pertaining to Samuel Wurzelbacher on Oct. 16.Wurzelbacher came under the spotlight after being spoken about during the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain.The … [Read more...]

Obama’s housing record, part four – Obama’s housing advisors

Lonnie Richardson is renowned in the Woodlawn area of Chicago, a mixed income area bordering the University of Chicago. Mr. Richardson has lived in Grove Parc Plaza, a 504 unit apartment complex for 20 years. He is president of the Grove Parc Plaza Tenant Association and in that role has fought to keep the apartment complex viable. Grove Parc Plaza is in the senate district Barack Obama represented as a state senator from 1996 through 2004.On November 19, 2007, Mr. Richardson and group … [Read more...]

Wendy Button, speechwriter for Obama, supports McCain

As far as I can tell, this is just out this morning. This Daily Beast revelation will be a real test for the MSM; will reporters give this the coverage that Peggy Noonan, former Reagan speechwriter received for her comments about Sarah Palin?Her account starts this way:So Long, Democratsby Wendy ButtonWendy Button is a writer in Washington, DC. She has written for Senators John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Barack Obama, and Mayor Tom Menino of Boston as well as other … [Read more...]

The incredible shrinking tax cut – Biden says $150,000

Is this a gaffe or did Jolting Joe give away the fine print? … [Read more...]