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A Jewish Boycott? Go For It!

PV, Thursday, December 17th, 2015

[This article is not originally written by the PoliticalVine.com…but, if you find errors, let us know!] Iran’s Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Muslim World to boycott anything and everything that originates with the Jewish people. In response, a Jewish pharmacist, out of the kindness of his heart, offered to assist them in […]

Statement from Donald Trump’s Georgia Co-Chair State Senator Michael Williams

PV, Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Statement from Donald Trump’s Georgia Co-Chair, State Senator Michael Williams on Trump’s Temporary Moratorium of Muslim Immigration December 8, 2015 – “Donald Trump’s call for a temporary moratorium of Muslim immigration into the U.S. has caused an international stir within the media. Many of the reports paint a false narrative and ignore the problem this […]

Mississippi US Senator Thad Cochran’s Campaign Bought Votes in the Run-off

PV, Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

“It is illegal under several provisions of Mississippi law and federal law for campaign officials to bribe voters with cash and punishable up to five years in jail. (MS Code 97-13-1; MS Code 97-13-3 (2013) (Federal Code 18 U.S.C. 597, U.S.C. 1973i(c)) Voter fraud schemes are not unusual for Mississippi. In 1999 Mississippi’s attorney general […]

Tea Party Patriots to File Lawsuit Against IRS

PV, Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

April 15, 2014 CONTACT: Mike Rudin Shirley & Banister Public Affairs 703-739-5920/800-536-5920 mrudin@sbpublicaffairs.com Tea Party Patriots to Take Legal Action Against Internal Revenue Service Today Press Conference Call at 1:30 p.m. ET today Discuss Lawsuit WOODSTOCK, GA — Today, Tea Party Patriots is filing a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of […]

Derrick Grayson Responds To The Fort Hood Shooting

PV, Sunday, April 6th, 2014

April 4, 2014 Atlanta, GA – In light of the second tragedy at Ft. Hood, a broken soldier takes more lives, including his own. “I was at a Veterans Rally recently. Their biggest complaint was it could take years to get the care they needed. An Army spokesman admitted, “The Armed Forces still transfers paper […]

“Hi, Barack, I’m Phil, back with new knee-pads to tryout with you…”

PV, Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Rumors have it that the following Republican U.S. Representatives from Georgia have successfully reached the nadir (someone help Lynn Westmoreland understand what this word means) of their political life, and who all have earned D.C.’s most coveted award known as “Who Will Kiss Obama’s Ass This Week?” Award: Doug Collins (R-POS) Phil Gingrey (R-POS) Austin […]

2014 US Senate Race: By POE, Phil Gingrey Is Hereby Eliminated…

Bill Simon, Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Process of Elimination Fellow Republican political travelers, do you sometimes find yourself at a point of dismay at having to make a choice among multiple candidates for a primary? I must admit, as I grow older, I look for ways to decrease the amount of information and data that I have to go through in […]

2014 Georgia U.S. Senate Race: Why Nathan Deal Should Run for it…

Bill Simon, Friday, January 25th, 2013

Rumors abound today that U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss has decided to retire at the end of his term in 2014, and not seek reelection. This Press release was sent out by the Office of Governor Deal: Office of Communications (404) 651-7774 Jan. 25, 2013 Deal: “Chambliss a statesman who has led on nation’s priorities.” Upon […]

Was Obama and White House warned 48 hours in advance that Libyan Embassy was a target?

PV, Thursday, September 13th, 2012

“American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details of his visit to Benghazi, where he and his staff died, were meant to be confidential.” Read the story here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/revealed-inside-story-of-us-envoys-assassination-8135797.html

Tora! (Newt!) Tora! (Newt!) Tora! (Newt!)

PV, Monday, December 26th, 2011

Rumors have it that Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich has now, officially, superseded his previous “dumbest thing” he ever did (i.e., sat on a couch with Nancy Pelosi whining about his belief in human-perpetrated global warming) with a brand-spanking NEW “dumbest” thing ever done. And, his National Campaign Director Michael Krull thought it’d be […]

Georgia State Ethics Commission: Something STINKS To High Heaven

PV, Friday, December 9th, 2011

Rumors have it that a multi-agent special investigative squad assembled by the FBI in August 2011 is here in Georgia because of a certain straw that was laid on the camel’s back in June 2011 at the Georgia State Ethics Commission, and broke it. First published by Jim Walls over at Atlanta Unfiltered tonight, Walls […]

Debt Limit: Let The People Decide

Randy Evans, Friday, July 15th, 2011

J. Randolph Evans Column No. 1077 (7/15/11) The federal debt is over $14 TRILLION. How big is it? $14 TRILLION. To just count to $14 trillion, like 1, 2, 3, and so on, would take 448,000 years. $14 TRILLION. That is over $46,000 for every person in the United States (which is as much as […]


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