VFW Fires its PAC Board After it Endorses Far-Left Fringe of Anti-Veteran Candidates

Veterans of Foreign WarsImage via WikipediaIn another example of Democrats hijacking non-liberal organizations to get their hands on their money (and failing this time).

The Veterans of Foreign Wars PAC, which endorsed an unbelievable slate of left-wing candidates this month (including Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and Barbara Boxer), has been shut down by the VFW leadership, according to the Wall Street Journal.
This doesn’t appear to be anything meaningless or mealy-mouthed either. On Friday, the VFW Commander-in-Chief removed all 11 members of the VFW-PAC board after they refused to rescind their endorsements. He also issued a memo stating that he will move to dissolve the PAC at the annual VFW convention in August.

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Nevada: Angle Takes Small Lead Over Reid

Nevada Survey of 750 Likely Voters
October 5, 2010

Election 2010: Nevada Senate
Sharron Angle (R) 50%
Harry Reid (D) 46%
Some other candidate 2%
Not sure

Rasmussen Reports

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Democrats: Sabotaging Defense Bill to Make Liberal Base Happy?

Whispers around Capitol Hill are the Defense Authorization bill was never meant to pass. Tuesday’s cloture vote in the Senate on the annual Pentagon budget went down in a 56 – 43 vote. The two Arkansas Democrats Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor both crossed party lines and voted with Republicans. Senate majority leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat voted no, so the vote could be brought up again at a later time.

Fox Nation

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Nevada: Reid Trails Lowden, Tarkanian in Rasmussen Poll

Harry Reid“I must really SUCK!!!” Image via Wikipedia Survey of 500 Likely Voters in NV
September 14, 2009

Election 2010: Nevada Senate Race
Sue Lowden (R) 50%
Harry Reid (D) 40%
Some other candidate 4%
Not sure 5%
Election 2010: Nevada Senate Race
Danny Tarkanian (R) 50%
Harry Reid (D) 43%
Other 4%
Not sure 3%

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Harry Reid Accuses Americans Protesting Socialist Healthcare of ‘Sabotage’

“These are nothing more than destructive efforts to interrupt a debate that we should have, and are having,” Reid said. “They are doing this because they don’t have any better ideas. They have no interest in letting the negotiators, even though few in number, negotiate. It’s really simple: they’re taking their cues from talk show hosts, Internet rumor-mongerers … and insurance rackets.”

About 20 protesters gathered in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Thursday to let Democratic Rep. Scott Murphy know they oppose the health care plans in Washington. They carried signs saying: “Obamacare Seniors beware! Rationing is here,” and “If socialized medicine is best … why didn’t Ted Kennedy go to Canada?” Motorists honked as they drove by.

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Pelosi, Reid Will Deny Public Opportunity to Read Healthcare Bill

WASHINGTON  - AUGUST 3:  Senate Majority Leade...Image by Getty Images via Daylife

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) will not give the public a week to review the final text of a health-care reform bill before it is voted on later this year.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) has also declined to commit to giving the public a week to read and consider the final health-care bill.

At her press briefing on Thursday, Pelosi was asked whether the health-care bill would be handled differently than the stimulus bill, which came up in February. The 1,071-page final text of that bill was posted on the House Appropriations Committee’s Web site late on a Thursday night and then voted on the next day.

Source: CNS News

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Pelosi: 60% Unfavorable Rating

Congressional Favorability Ratings
Member of Congress Favorable Unfavorable
Nancy Pelosi 34% 60%
Harry Reid 29% 45%
Mitch McConnell 29% 31%
John Boehner 28% 34%

Rasmussen Reports

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Nevada: Harry Reid in Trouble for 2010

Sen. Reid, perhaps the most-vulnerable Democrat who will face re-election in a midterm race that is likely to favor his party once again, began interviewing campaign managers last week. The Senate majority leader also recently stepped up fund-raising.

Starting early could help Sen. Reid avoid the fate of his predecessor, Tom Daschle, who was Democratic leader for a decade before losing his re-election bid in South Dakota in 2004. The current Republican leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, narrowly won re-election in Kentucky this year.
Wall Street Journal

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Latest Harry Reid Blunder Causes Insurance Stocks to Plummet

“We don’t have a lot of leeway on time. One of the individuals in the caucus today talked about a major insurance company. A major insurance company — one with a name that everyone knows that’s on the verge of going bankrupt. That’s what this is all about.”
CNN

Since the irresponsible Senator Reid would not name names, the entire industry took a beating today.