Who’s contributing to McCain’s campaign? Errr: Who isn’t?

I was cruising along Buzzflash, reading their headlines, and I noticed this:

Few House GOP donate to McCain 7/18

Now that has to be the shortest headline Buzz has ever published. Typically, a Buzzflash headline is twelve pages long and may contain footnotes and Cliff Notes. But the story was also interesting; Not a lot of GOPers in the House and the Senate who are giving to McCain’s campaign!

Only 21 House Republicans have given to McCain from their personal campaign accounts since he became the presumptive GOP nominee four and a half months ago, according to an analysis of House fundraising reports made public Wednesday.

In addition, eleven House Republicans who did not give from their personal campaign accounts this year contributed from their leadership political action committees (PACs), according to fundraising reports covering the election cycle through the end of May.

So while nearly half the Senate GOP conference has given to McCain, less than 20 percent of House Republicans have pitched in.

Several of the highest-ranking Republicans in the House have yet to give to McCain. Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Republican Conference Chairman Adam Putnam (Fla.) have not given anything, according to the most recent fundraising reports.

That’s kinda strange, don’t you think? You’d think they’d all be out there front and center supporting “The McCain Machine”!

But, why bother trying to find the Flock Faithful and have contributed to McSame, perhaps the better question is – Who hasn’t?

Open Secrets reports:

  • Michele (The Ding Bat) Bachmann (R-MN 6th) – $0.00 in contributing to anything. She hasn’t sprouted one red penny to anything. Of course, she’s probably groping and molesting George W. Bush right now, …At this very moment, she’s dry-humping GWB’s leg while trying desperately to shove her tongue down GW’s throat.
  • John Kline (R-MN 2nd) – $0.00 in contributing to anything. Only two Kline’s are listed, one from MInneapolis contributing to Ciresi and one in Wayzata contributing to Norm Coleman (R-Rubber Puppet).
  • Jim Ramstad (R-MN 3rd) – $2,500 was given to John McCain’s campaign in mid-May 2008. Good for Congressman Ramstad! We have someone in Minnesota who at least tries to support McSame. The Republicans “Golden Boy” supports McCain – and he’s the one jetting out of his office. (…out of embarrassment, I’m sure.)
  • Tim Pawlenty (R-MN Governor) – $0.00 in contributing anything. Tim Pawlenty doesn’t donate to jack-diddly-do. Nada. McCain’s National Campaign Chair and he doesn’t donate anything himself?!? Pretty cheesy there, don’t you think?
  • Norm Coleman (R-MN Rubber Puppet) – $0.00 in contributing anything. Nothing. Since Bush’s name is attached, Coleman isn’t paying attention to it anything.
  • Ron Carey – (R-MN GOP Chair) – $0.00 He ain’t donated anything. In fact, all of the Carey’s listed in Open Secrets have donated heavily to Democrats. (Still no word on that investigation Ron Carey’s under for overcharging the state of Minnesota…)
  • Ron Eibensteiner – (R-MN former GOP Chair) – $2,300 was donated to John McSame back in June 2007. He also donated $2,300 to the Rubber Puppet in January 2008.

I got to thinking…

  • Joe Soucheray, that Republican tool job on KSTP: $0.00. Nothing.
  • David Senjem (R-MN Minority Leader in the Senate): $0.00 Nothing.
  • Marty Seifert (R-MN Minority Leader in the House): $0.00 Nothing.

For all of the prominent Republicans from Minnesota, you’d think John McCain could have raised more than $4,800. To earn extra-credit, I ran these names against The Huffington Post‘s Fund Race and I got the same results. (Which probably means Huffington Post is using OpenSecrets.org database to extrapolate the exact same data…)

…Just sayin’.

A new viral video: “I’m Voting Republican”

Color me a deeper shade of “Indian Summer…”

Massachusetts to repeal “Residency Required” Marriage Law

It was only a short while ago when Massachusetts, a.k.a. “The Minnesota of the East Coast” began to allow same-sex marriage to their residents. Almost two years ago to the day, Fruit Fly News reported on the horrors Americans in that original British colony has endured since they’ve allowed homosexuals to marry one another. Perhaps the most egregious invasions on those “Holy Matrimonied” heterosexual couples was, as Fruit Fly News reported, Lesbian Shock Troops building camps and forcing heterosexual couples into a divorce and directly into a same-sex marriage relationship.

It’s a cruel, cruel world out there, boys and girls…

It’s also a proven fact, people: If you allow The Gays to marry; heterosexual marriage is in the toilet.

Then Governor Mitt Romney came along and saved the day by invoking a little known “1913 Law”:

The 1913 law prohibits out-of-state couples from marrying in Massachusetts if their marriage would be considered void in their home state. The origins of the bill are in question, but advocates and legal scholars have argued that it was passed in 1913 at least in part to prevent interracial couples from marrying in Massachusetts to skirt their home state’s anti-miscegenation laws. Senators in favor of repealing the bill discussed the law’s allegedly racist origins during remarks prior to the vote. They argued that its repeal would help Massachusetts close the door on the last vestiges of anti-miscegenation laws.

Now I have no idea what “anti-miscegenation laws” means, I’ll assume it means something related to breeding and reproduction.

…Str8 Man gets excited by playing with str8 woman’s boobies…


I’m sorry. I just can’t go there.

The only difference between a str8 man and a gay man is that the str8 man has finished a six-pack of Heineken! Everybody knows this, including me.

Now, the Massachusetts legislature has gone one step farther in making heterosexual marriage more dangerous: They’ve defied God’s Law and they’ve struck down the “1913 Law”.

[state Sen. Dianne]Wilkerson said it was “ironic and maybe prophetic” that the repeal legislation came before the Senate just two months after the death of Mildred Loving, one half of the plaintiff couple in the landmark Loving vs. Virginia case that prompted the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down anti-miscegenation laws in 1967. Wilkerson read aloud a statement that Loving issued in June 2007 announcing her support for marriage equality for same-sex couples and describing the marriage equality movement as part of the same struggle as her own fight for marriage rights. Wilkerson then argued that lawmakers who support marriage equality as a matter of principle should support the 1913 law repeal effort.

“The fact is that if you believe in freedom for the people of Massachusetts you must support it for people everywhere,” said Wilkerson.

Now I’m not one to worry too much about the “Mildred Loving” case of some prehistoric time. But I am one to worry about the coincidence between black and white heterosexuals wanting to get together and having their own Pride Parades in early June!

Let me tell you: It’s embarrassing! Every year, the news only reports on black men wearing G-strings wearing nothing but “banana hammocks” dancing wildly on flotillas sponsored by inter-racial bars who are promoting such horrible reproduction rights.

The Massachusetts Senate has decidedly ignored Old Testament Law found in Deuteronomy 7:3 and 4:

Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so will the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly.

Heterosexuals need to be put on notice. What Massachusetts is doing is an abomination against God’s Law. It won’t be long before Massachusetts will be hit by a hurricane of unprecedented proportions.

I weep for American heterosexuals, black and white. I weep for heterosexual relationships, Latino and Native American. It’s a sad, sad day when marriage is defined as nothing more than,

Royal Nipples

Gratis Towleroad:

Well, I can proudly say that I’m ten times better looking and I have far better looking nipples, abs and gluts. Now it’s a great photo! Don’t get me wrong! But I think it’s all that Royal Fru-Fru bullshit that makes him so popular.

You take that “Crown Prince” thing away, and I’d be ten times more popular than him any day.

Karl Rove, on the lamb; with his US Passport of course

Think Progress is featuring a small YouTube piece that notes that Karl Rove has apparently skipped the country and he’s AFK (computer-talk: “Away From Keyboard”). T-Progress credits Rove’s attempt to act like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid all wrapped into one because of the newest Congressional subpoena for him to appear and answer questions about the case involving the imprisonment of Alabama’s governor Siegelman. An investigation, if I might add, isn’t expected to be completed until the end of January ’09 – even though US Attorney General Micheal Mukasey says there’s no intentional “slow-down” on the case.

Lars!! The video if you would please…!

“Thank you, Lars!!”

Now let’s speculate:

But, I digress…Wishful thinking. Knowing that he’s no longer in this country gives me small comfort for the weekend that his toilet water won’t end up in US water supply…

Congress has given Karl Rove a 5-day pass, something Karl will also ignore – of course. One has to wonder if the Democrats have any brains by demanding his immediate arrest once he’s decided to return to our shores and resume his duties for the John McCain for President campaign.

Bag News Notes

I come across ’em, sometimes by email, sometimes via IRC, occasionally on my own — Those blogs that you just can’t resist going back and keeping up with what’s being said. Such is the case with Bag News Notes, a photoblog site more than just a daily run-down on what’s going on.

On the entry; “Your Turn: Juneteenth“, he writes below the following photograph:

Earlier this week, a reader directed me to a slideshow on the Austin American-Statesman website. She had been particularly transfixed by this image which the editors ran on the front page three columns wide below the fold. The shot shows Miss Juneteenth, Jaquece Black, 18, waving to the crowd at the Juneteenth Parade in Austin.

I’ve been similarly fascinated by the shot, and was curious to see how you read it. Juneteenth, if you’re not familiar by the way, is celebrated on June 19 in twenty-nine states, and commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas.

Juneteenth Parade in Austin – slideshow (Statesman.com)

I couldn’t agree more; it is an interesting photograph that truly speaks truth to power. Let alone a reminder of something I had long forgotten: “Juneteenth”.

I also loved “War is Personal” blog-site. The photo is haunting and creates a permanent mental scar on what we’ve sown and what we’ll reap for years to come.

I find the entire blogsite full of thoughtful and interesting perspective. I’ve added the link to my Favorite Links on the blogroll, which I’m convinced will draw tons of traffic. I’ll keep gawking at it, maybe you will too.

Carbon Dating John McCain

Remember, Stephen Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” explained how we could accurately determine John McCain ‘s true age: It was called “Dino DNA”.

Now if we can just get a mosquito to land and suck a little blood out of McCain, we’ll finally be able to conduct our own testing on the Senator’s real age….