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Sharron Angle's war on Canada

Adam Serwer is a staff reporter for The American Prospect, where he writes his own blog.

Last week during their debate, Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle told Democrat Harry Reid to "man up." But it's time for Angle to own up to her own incessant race-baiting over immigration.

A couple of weeks ago, Angle released an ad with sinister overtones showing Latino "illegal immigrants" sneaking through a "border fence." It even uses a stock photo Republican Senator David Vitter deployed in a similar advertisement. The ad restates a number of debunked claims about Reid's record on immigration, but the most egregious part of the ad is where she contrasts an image of "scary-looking" Latino "migrants" with a group of happy, white college students while saying, "Reid wants to give "preferred college tuition rates to none other than illegal aliens." The DREAM Act, to which the ad was referring, would grant a path to citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants who were brought here before the age of 16 -- not to people who had crossed the border illegally under their own agency. She had released a similarly racially tinged ad weeks earlier.

But during an appearance before a group of Hispanic children at Rancho High School in Nevada, Angle implausibly claimed she had no idea that the people in the ad were meant to be Hispanic, and claimed the ad was about the "northern border." From Las Vegas Sun reporter Jon Ralston:

Question: Why is it that in all of your commercials you have the image of Latinos? What do you see when you hear, and I quote, "illegal aliens?"

Angle: I think that you're misinterpreting those commercials. I'm not sure that those are Latinos in that commercial. What it is, is a fence and there are people coming across that fence. What we know is that our northern border is where the terrorists came through. That's the most porous border that we have. We cannot allow terrorists; we cannot allow anyone to come across our border if we don't know why they're coming. So we have to secure all of our borders and that's what that was about, is border security. Not just our southern border, but our coastal border and our northern border.

This is an example of how racism in politics works these days -- when a political candidate wants to exploit racial animus, all he or she has to do is leave themselves some semblance of plausible deniability. The problem is, Angle didn't leave herself any. When confronted by a high school student about her inaccurate, race-baiting ads demonizing Latinos, Angle dissembled and suggested she's actually concerned about a massive influx of Canadians. Then after demonizing Latinos, she has the chutzpah to ask for their votes.

It's not like this was the first time the content of Angle's ads had been brought to her attention either. Last month, chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Hispanic Caucus Tibi Ellis, who has also acted spokesman for Angle's campaign, condemned the earlier Angle immigration ad as "propaganda." About a week later, Angle released the other one.

And Reid's the one who supposedly has a hard time taking responsibility for himself?

By Adam Serwer  | October 18, 2010; 11:06 AM ET
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Comments

It's about time that we put Canada ON NOTICE (see Colbert, Stephen T.). They have been riding our coattails since before the American Revolution!

Posted by: clawrence12 | October 18, 2010 11:16 AM | Report abuse

Sharon Angle won the debate with Harry Reid the other night.

For some reason, Harry Reid did not prepare enough, or did not get enough rest before the debate.

Now Reid's plan to only have one debate has hurt him, because Reid doesn't have one or two other debates to recover and tidy up his image.

I have serious doubts about Harry Reid's judgement.

Harry Reid is the one who decided to declare the Iraqi War lost and that just sent the wrong message, domestically, in Iraq and to the rest of the world. Again, the debates were another mistake. The partisan democrats refuse to evaluate their people and they expect the public to take whoever they advance without proper evaluation.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

Damn Canadians. They took advantage of Palin having to watch Russia all the time, to build up their Nexus of Illegal Immigrants Apparatus. Sarah should never have turned her back to Canada. Now Arizona is being flooded with Canadian Baconbacks. You betcha!

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 11:34 AM | Report abuse

"I'm not sure that those are Latinos in that commercial"

Well, what are they? clawrence? CapitolOrCapital? Any guesses?

Sharron Angle is a PSYCHOPATH and anyone who is an apologist for her is equally delusional.

This is another perfect example that demonstrably shows that the Republican Tea Party is unable or reluctant to comprehend their own false reality. Sharron Angle is literally sick in the head and any people who defend her are equally demented.

Posted by: Ethan2010 | October 18, 2010 11:35 AM | Report abuse

Bush/Cheney's Iraqi Chickens Coming Home To Roost.

Who couldn't have seen this coming? The Shiites are shutting out The Sunnis, from any real participation in Government, and in fact al-Maliki has recently formed a coalition with Mukhtar Al-Sadr, of Mahdi army notority.


"Sunnis in Iraq Allied With U.S. Rejoin Rebels"

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/17/world/middleeast/17awakening.html

"BAQUBA, Iraq — Members of United States-allied Awakening Councils have quit or been dismissed from their positions in significant numbers in recent months, prey to an intensive recruitment campaign by the Sunni insurgency, according to government officials, current and former members of the Awakening and insurgents.

Although there are no firm figures, security and political officials say hundreds of the well-disciplined fighters — many of whom have gained extensive knowledge about the American military — appear to have rejoined Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia. Beyond that, officials say that even many of the Awakening fighters still on the Iraqi government payroll, possibly thousands of them, covertly aid the insurgency.

The defections have been driven in part by frustration with the Shiite-led government, which Awakening members say is intent on destroying them, as well as by pressure from Al Qaeda. The exodus has accelerated since Iraq’s inconclusive parliamentary elections in March, which have left Sunnis uncertain of retaining what little political influence they have and which appear to have provided Al Qaeda new opportunities to lure back fighters.

The Awakening members’ switch in loyalties poses a new threat to Iraq’s tenuous social and political balance during the country’s ongoing political crisis and as the United States military prepares to withdraw next year.

“The Awakening doesn’t know what the future holds because it is not clear what the government intends for them,” said Nathum al-Jubouri, a former Awakening Council leader in Salahuddin Province who recently quit the organization.

“At this point, Awakening members have two options: Stay with the government, which would be a threat to their lives, or help Al Qaeda by being a double agent,” he said. “The Awakening is like a database for Al Qaeda that can be used to target places that had been out of reach before.” '

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

Go PSYCHOPATHS!

Posted by: sbj3 | October 18, 2010 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Hey sbj, since you're supporting psychpaths, do you agree with Ken Buck that being gay is a disease like alcoholism?

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 11:49 AM | Report abuse

freakin snowbacks, taking all the hockey positions americans won't play.

Posted by: benjoya | October 18, 2010 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Remember when Bush/Cheney had to fight the forces of al-Sadr, on behalf of the Shiite Government?
Now they have joined forces.

Remember when Bush/Cheney paid, armed, and trained the Sunni Awakening forces?

Now they are rejoining with the Sunni Rebels, and are better equipped to wage a civil war, thanks to all the training provided to them by Bush/Cheney.


" A week ago Maliki announced an alliance with Muqtada al-SadrMuqtada al-Sadr a new coalition is forming against that group complicating even more the process of forming a new Iraqi government. The different factions have been attempting to build a coalition government since April. Many deals have come and gone with no government being formed.

Al-Sadr has an intense dislike for Maliki and until last week had refused to join any coalition in which Maliki was prime minister. This coalition will have a large Shiite majority and leave most Sunnis out of the government. This no doubt is part of the reason for the new counter coalition that is forming. The new group may have backing from other countries with Sunni majorities such as Saudi Arabia and perhaps Syria and Turkey as well. The U.S. also tacitly supports the group probably because it feels that Iran would have less influence if this group formed the government. Al Sadr also, is a fierce opponent of the U.S. although he is certain no puppet of Iran."

////////////////////
The Great Day by William Butler Yeats

Hurrah for revolution and more cannon-shot!
A beggar upon horseback lashes a beggar on foot.
Hurrah for revolution and cannon come again!
The beggars have changed places, but the lash goes on.

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 11:49 AM | Report abuse

@pragmatic: I do not agree that being gay is a disease.

I don't believe y'all are using the term "psychopath" correctly.

Posted by: sbj3 | October 18, 2010 11:52 AM | Report abuse

She turned her back after her childhood visit there to use their health care system.(Anchor baby care?) Now she calls it ironic. Socialism for me but nor for thee.

Sarah should never have turned her back to Canada. Now Arizona is being flooded with Canadian Baconbacks. You betcha!

Posted by: Liam-still

Posted by: MerrillFrank | October 18, 2010 11:53 AM | Report abuse

Ethan2010, my best guess would be "Algerian"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Ressam

Posted by: clawrence12 | October 18, 2010 11:54 AM | Report abuse

So you don't think suggesting that gay people have a disease similar to alcoholism is a demonstration of antisocial behavioral and a lack of empathy?

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 11:59 AM | Report abuse

Ethan

Don't try to fool us anymore. YOU are Save the Rain Forest. It is clear.

Am I right that the orginial Ethan is the satire?

And then you got upset that no one noticed the satire, so you created another name just to say the OPPOSITE, which is your REAL POSITION ???

Ethan is that it???

You have been exposed. Nice performance. We all get it now. No one could be so silly and gullible to fawn over the democrats and their ridiculous positions the way you have. Anyway, the problem with your satire was the democrats never "got" it. They have been so fooled by Obama that they have fooled themselves.


Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Plumline reported Angle's position on Gay Rights, back in early august. What did SBJ do. Why he sent another donation to the Angle campaign.

Here is an excerpt from what Greg posted, bach in early August.

"
Sharron Angle: I would refuse money from company that supports gay rights

Sharron Angle has taken some extreme positions, but this one is remarkable even by her standards: She said on a candidate questionnaire that she would refuse political contributions from a private company that backs equal rights for gays and extends benefits to partners of gay employees.

Angle laid out this position in a candidate questionnaire that she filled out for the Washington-based Government is not God PAC.

In question 35A of the questionnaire, Angle was asked:

Would you refuse PAC money from those who are fundamentally opposed to your views on social issues?

Angle checked the Yes box. The questionnaire then asked:

In reference to question 35A, Intel Corporation supports "equal rights for gays" and offers benefits to "partners" of homosexual employees. Would you refuse funds from this corporate PAC?

Angle again checked the Yes box.

The questionnaire was first obtained by the Associated Press, which did a story about it without noting this question and answer from Angle. The AP story noted other eyebrow-raising answers in the questionnaire, such as her support for clergy making political endorsements"

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:02 PM | Report abuse

I think we have a sock puppet infestation.

Posted by: BGinCHI | October 18, 2010 12:02 PM | Report abuse

@Pragmatic: No

Posted by: sbj3 | October 18, 2010 12:04 PM | Report abuse

Rand Paul, after telling Jack Conway to "grow up" is now thinking of taking his ball and running home to mommy because Conway was mean to Aqua Buddha.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/10/rand-paul-considering-skipping-final-ky-sen-debate.php?ref=fpblg

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 12:06 PM | Report abuse

Pragmatic,

Did you get to watch the debate. I am curious to know what was Rand's reaction when Conway said the following?

""As the attorney general of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, I'm always amused to get a lecture on constitutional law from a self-certified ophthalmologist."


Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:09 PM | Report abuse

CapitolOrCapital,

Just listen to yourself:

"No one could be so silly and gullible to fawn over the democrats and their ridiculous positions the way you have"

You are delusional and so is Sharron Angle, and so is every single Tea Party candidate.

I am SO GLAD that I live in a state where intellectual thought is valued. We have a Tea Party candidate for Governor in our state and I am glad to say that his irascible lunacy is being SOUNDLY rejected all across the state.

New York State is THE BEST!

We must all reject the delirious hallucinations of the Republican Tea Party. They are nothing more than a hollowed out shell, a pseudo-populist ghost party, that is filled to the brim with extreme-right corporatist propaganda.

Most people know this. Smart, informed voters can see through their lies immediately. Others who are not as tapped in will see it when they learn about how horrific the positions that are taken by Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell, Rand Paul, Ken Buck, Joe Miller, Pat Toomey, and the rest of the Republican Tea Party NUTJOBS.

Posted by: Ethan2010 | October 18, 2010 12:10 PM | Report abuse

I must say that I find Sharron Angle's anti-immigration campaign jingle, very catching.

"O Canada, we stand on guard against thee.
God keep our land glorious and free!
O Canada, we stand on guard against thee.
O Canada, we stand on guard against thee."

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

Sharron Angle is the classic teabagger: Nasty, shrill, defensive, thin-skinned, greedy..and a harpy to boot.

Posted by: Observer691 | October 18, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

More satire from Ethan. He is simply attempting to point out the absurdity of the rhetoric of the democrats.

The democrats have their own collection of nuts, many of whom have actually been elected to Congress many times over the years.

Ethan - we "GET" it now. We understand your satire. Not sure what living in New York (a terrorist target) has to do with anything, but knock yourself out.


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Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

If Angle becomes a US Senator, is she going to sponsor a bill to have the federal government pay for Church Of Scientology Massages for all prisoners?

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Exposed ... caporcap is the latest iteration of STRF. New poster to ignore.

No, Liam, I didn't see the debate but Conway's line probably made poor Randy cry just a little.

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

Pragmaticstill

Ethan is Save the Rain Forest - only saying the OPPOSITE.

It is like a bad version of a Seinfeld episode.

It is all clear now. Ethan has been SATIRE all along. Only no one realized that he was actually mocking the Democrats all along.

No one could really believe everything that Ethan has said about the policies of the Democrats. It is just too ridiculous.

Because no one realized what Ethan was doing, he decided to do the exact opposite, in hopes of everyone realizing what was going on. Nice try.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:28 PM | Report abuse

No, Liam, I didn't see the debate but Conway's line probably made poor Randy cry just a little.

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 12:24 PM

...................

Poor Wee Randy. He was probably feeling so hurt that he wished: Atlas Hugged!

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:28 PM | Report abuse

So, sbj, I suppose you'd also claim that hiring thug security guards to intimidate and detain journalists is evidence of a healthy personality and a quality candidate for the Senate?

Posted by: pragmaticstill | October 18, 2010 12:29 PM | Report abuse

prag: these teabagger candidates are bullies. Punch them back and they cry like little snotnose brats. Remember Angle's whine about Reid "hitting the girl"?

Posted by: Observer691 | October 18, 2010 12:29 PM | Report abuse

@Clawrence: "It's about time that we put Canada ON NOTICE"

Heh. You know, more than one crazy anti-Islamic type on the far radical right has said that we need to be watching our northern boarder, not southern border. To whit: Canada has an immigrant friendly social welfare safety net that is ideal (they claim) for terrorists who need to live off the government dole while planning their terrorist attacks. Any terrorists planning on living in Mexico while planning the next strike against the great Satan would have to pay for food, room and board themselves, and Mexico doesn't have anything like Canada's social services. So sleeper cells are much likely to come across our northern border to wreak havoc than our southern border. Or, so some folks claim.

Posted by: Kevin_Willis | October 18, 2010 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Come on everyone, Rand's feefees are hurt and that bully Conway needs to just drop out of the race.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/10/rand-paul-considering-skipping-final-ky-sen-debate.php?ref=fpblg

Gosh, being a libertarian can be so hard in the real world!

Posted by: BGinCHI | October 18, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

The population of the state of Delware is less than 900,000, so how many registered voters are there?

The reason why I ask is because right after she won the nomination, Christine claimed that she had already received over four million in contributions.

Now she is whining about how she is not getting helped by the RNC. If she really had raised at least four million dollars, wouldn't that be more than enough to pay for any campaign to reach such a small pool of voters?

Was her claim of having raised over four million just another Big Lie, from She who would never tell a lie, even to The Nazis?

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

No Americans want to take all those Curling jobs.

That is it.

They come here to take the curling positions. And then they use anchor babies to get their entire families here. All of a sudden Maple Syrup demand is up and you hear stories about money flowing north to bring more people in.

Something has to be done.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse

Liam, she just wants to make sure she can steal a lot of her campaign money. If there's more of it it's easier.

Another GOP grifter candidate. Shocker.

Posted by: BGinCHI | October 18, 2010 12:42 PM | Report abuse

Angle is right to fear Canadians sneaking over our border. There is nothing more threatening to tea party influence than a catastrophic influx of people who are polite and given to civil behavior.

Posted by: Leanne_BWN | October 18, 2010 12:42 PM | Report abuse

Liam

Advertising in the Philadelphia market is still relatively expensive. So one has to factor that in.

But your point is well taken

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse

CapitolOrCapital,

Typical shiny object deflection.

You cannot respond substantively because you know I'm right.

You may not like my "style" (I could care less) but you cannot refute my comments substantively because I'm right and so are all of the other Democrats who decry the obscenely out-sized influence that corporate lobbyists have on the Republican Tea Party "trickle-on-America" ideology.

Posted by: Ethan2010 | October 18, 2010 12:44 PM | Report abuse

Angle needs to drop oot of the race, eh?

Posted by: BGinCHI | October 18, 2010 12:46 PM | Report abuse

Ethan

YOU are Save the Rain Forest.

I am convinced that your "Ethan" persona is the satire. And all along you have been mocking the liberals.

Wow today you are making no sense. What does New York have to do with anything?

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:47 PM | Report abuse

"Angle To Latino Students: 'Some Of You Look A Little More Asian To Me'"

PSYCHOTIC.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/10/angle-to-latino-students-some-of-you-look-a-little-more-asian-to-me.php

(caporcap is the latest iteration of STRF -- Duly noted! Thanks!)

Posted by: Ethan2010 | October 18, 2010 12:47 PM | Report abuse

Well, scientifically, Mexicans do have a great deal of native American blood in them.

Native Americans are believed to have come to America over the land-bridge from Asia, or via boats going along the northern coast from Asia.

So Sharon Angel is correct on this one.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:51 PM | Report abuse

All, here's my fact check finding that multiple ads run by the Chamber of Commerce against Democrats contain debunked falsehoods and distortions:

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/plum-line/2010/10/many_chamber_ads_attacking_hou.html

Posted by: Greg Sargent | October 18, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse


Liam, she just wants to make sure she can steal a lot of her campaign money. If there's more of it it's easier.

Another GOP grifter candidate. Shocker.

Posted by: BGinCHI | October 18, 2010 12:42 PM |
.................

Does the law still allow candidates to convert left over campaign funds to personnel income, provided the pay income tax on it? I seem to recall that changes had been made, but I don't know if they survived the Supreme Court rulings on campaign finance reforms.


I would expect that should she lose, she will still be able to rake in large appearance fees, on the Tea Party circuit, now that she has become Very Famous for Being Famous, much like Ms. Hilton has.


I still have to laugh when I recall that Jake character from Jimmy Kimmel, standing behind Paris' Lawyer, as he read out the sentence of community service. Jake yelled; Community Service? She has spend her life servicing the community.

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse

@Prag: "So, sbj, I suppose you'd also claim that hiring thug security guards to intimidate and detain journalists is evidence of a healthy personality and a quality candidate for the Senate?"

I'd be interested in getting the full story before jumping to conclusions based on something I read on a blog.

In this case, the story appears to be that a reporter may have inappropriately been held for trespassing. I would condemn that after hearing all of the details.

But that reporter may also have appropriately been detained for assault. I'd like to hear more about that.

I'll reserve judgment.

Just curious, though, prag - why you think it is my duty to defend these GOP candidates? My "Go pyschopaths!" was meant to mock those who would use that term so loosely and inappropriately.

Posted by: sbj3 | October 18, 2010 12:55 PM | Report abuse

Well, scientifically, Mexicans do have a great deal of native American blood in them.

Native Americans are believed to have come to America over the land-bridge from Asia, or via boats going along the northern coast from Asia.

So Sharon Angel is correct on this one.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital | October 18, 2010 12:51 PM

...............

Which also makes them likely to be Alaskans. Some of them are probably related to The First Dude. Yup Yup, You Betcha!

Posted by: Liam-still | October 18, 2010 12:58 PM | Report abuse

@sbj3: "I'd be interested in getting the full story before jumping to conclusions based on something I read on a blog."

What? That's crazy talk!

"But that reporter may also have appropriately been detained for assault. I'd like to hear more about that."

If so, I hope someone had a camera, or it's going to be crazy tea bagger Joe Miller and his hired goons against an ernest, honest, open-minded reporter for a daily metropolitan newspaper.

"I'll reserve judgment."

What? That's crazy talk! Say something about it now!

"Just curious, though, prag - why you think it is my duty to defend these GOP candidates?"

Because he has a stereotype that homosexuals should all be Democrats and liberals (because of another stereotype that says all conservatives think homosexuality is a disease or hate gay people). You challenge that stereotype, so either you are lying about your sexuality or have mental problems, Because if you are actually gay, and mentally balanced, then you have an obligation to conform to his stereotypical conception of all people who share your sexual orientation.

At least, that's my theory.

Posted by: Kevin_Willis | October 18, 2010 1:06 PM | Report abuse

"Because he has a stereotype that homosexuals should all be Democrats and liberals (because of another stereotype that says all conservatives think homosexuality is a disease or hate gay people)."

Were you born in 2005? Do you not remember, as just one example of the right's opposition to "TEH GAY AGENDA" the push for anti-gay marriage laws in the 2004 election cycle?

http://www.usatoday.com/news/politicselections/vote2004/initiative.htm

Posted by: Ethan2010 | October 18, 2010 1:13 PM | Report abuse

Ethan

Don't try to fool us anymore. YOU are Save the Rain Forest.

Posted by: CapitolOrCapital
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Do you think Plum Line moderators are that stupid? Cap/Cap=Classic777=STRF

Tick. Tock.

Posted by: 12BarBlues | October 18, 2010 1:16 PM | Report abuse

@Kevin: "He has a stereotype that homosexuals should all be Democrats and liberals."

My partner and I get that a lot - but things are actually getting a bit better. In my experience, many liberals and progressives are (thankfully) nothing at all like the "Ethans" of The Plum Line.

Posted by: sbj3 | October 18, 2010 1:51 PM | Report abuse

@Ethan2010: "Do you not remember, as just one example of the right's opposition to "TEH GAY AGENDA" the push for anti-gay marriage laws in the 2004 election cycle?"

Indeed. But opposition to gay marriage doesn't mean those folks hate homosexuals, or that every conservative is opposed to gay marriage per se. Myself, I favor civil unions.

Posted by: Kevin_Willis | October 18, 2010 3:05 PM | Report abuse

Idiot. If it's not about the northern border, then it must be the southern border. If it's the southern border, then by definition it's illegal Latinos. Unless you think illegal Scandinavian immigrants are a big problem in Chula Vista.

Posted by: vesicant | October 18, 2010 4:37 PM | Report abuse

Most of the people who are appalled by the Arizona law wouldn't know where Chula Vista is. they sit in places like Cambridge or Boston and feel free to tell those Americans who live on the border how to order their lives.

it is just more liberal conceit. Remember, the liberal dogma explains everything to liberals. That's just the way it is with true believers.

Posted by: skipsailing28 | October 18, 2010 5:10 PM | Report abuse

I am so sick of the liars who run for politics. Would someone please tell this BIMBO SHARRON ANGLE OF NEVADA that the 9/11 terrorists DID NOT ENTER THE US THROUGH CANADA. She is spreading this lie either through incredible ignorance on her part or just to create trouble. See below article. Where do some of these rank idiots come from? And why do people vote for these ignoramuses?

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/terrorists+come+from+Canada+ambassador+tells+Republican/3690183/story.html

Posted by: 10emlet | October 18, 2010 9:03 PM | Report abuse

She never said the 9/11 terrorists, but the LAX bomber did.

Posted by: clawrence12 | October 19, 2010 8:14 AM | Report abuse

'A couple of weeks ago, Angle released an ad with sinister overtones showing Latino "illegal immigrants" sneaking through a "border fence."'

'"Reid wants to give "preferred college tuition rates to none other than illegal aliens."'

Then after demonizing Latinos, she has the chutzpah to ask for their votes.'

Wait, she asked illegal alien non-citizens to vote in a Federal Election in clear violation of Federal Law? She tried to get non-citizens to vote for her?

That's awful... oh, and completely untrue.

I guess to you ALL Hispanics are non-citizens Adam? Were you unaware that there are both legal and illegal immigrants? That some Hispanics are here illegally (and can't vote) and some are legal and thus weren't attacked as illegal aliens?

Oh well, keep thinking everyone of the same ethnicity must be exactly the same Adam; oh and that racism and bigotry are bad of course.

Great article... I'm glad to see some employers aren't against hiring the mentally disabled.

Posted by: gekkobear | October 19, 2010 12:47 PM | Report abuse

Is this Lady for real? I have an honest question that I would like to ask. As a Canadian I am wondering how someone like this could be seriously considered for an executive government position?? In-fact, How is it that Palin could be remotely considered as a possible Presidential candidate?? Are these folks truly the best American has? Very sad..

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/101019/national/us_cda9_11_myths

Posted by: greatwhitenorth1 | October 19, 2010 2:01 PM | Report abuse

If Sharron Angle put social security into the hands of her hedgefund friends, how will she keep them from making poor investments with the trust fund and then betting it fails to make a profit as they did with AIG?
When she suggested that some Hispanics might as well be Asians who came in through the porous northern border, did she mean to put Asians in their place rather than draw a comparison to an already despised minority?
Does Sharron man-up when she goes to the mall, church services?
Why does Sharron avoid the media? Does she think them unfair eventhough she uses them for her bully pulpit?
She would be an enigma if a person could make out just what she wants or represents.

Posted by: jaramillolja | October 22, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

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