Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is no stranger to controversy, as he is known for his willingness to chew out colleagues, constituents, and media figures. However, a scandal involving lewd pictures and online sexual relationships with young women may prove to be too much for him to handle.
It began when a single lewd photo of Congressman Weiner — showing a man’s bulging pants — was sent from his Twitter account to a Seattle college student, Gennette Nicole Cordova, a move that Weiner called “a circumstance where someone committed a prank on the Internet.” The Congressman insisted that he did not send the picture, claiming his Twitter account was hacked. When asked to confirm if the photograph was indeed of him, Weiner replied, “I can’t say with certitude.”
According to a cache of letters obtained by the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Journal-Sentinel Online (JSO), a cadre of Republican insiders have devised a plan to place the names of fake Democratic candidates on the ballots in two upcoming special elections.
Considering that the purpose of the “Global War on Terror” is the establishment of outposts of a vast American Empire, there should be little wonder that the President of the United States has demonstrated a willingness to do whatever necessary to convince the Taliban to play ball and join the roster of pliant American client states.
After months of travel and living out of a suitcase, after endless days and nights on the exploratory committee trail, there is, for some Republican presidential hopefuls, no place like Good Morning America on ABC-TV
On Monday morning, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum chose the popular morning news and talk show as the venue for his first "formal" announcement of candidacy, as had Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty and Newt Gingrich before him � though Santorum's "official" campaign kickoff was set for the small Pennsylvania town where his immigrant grandfather once worked.