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Alan Grayson

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    June 18, 2013

    Alan Grayson Shockingly No Longer a Loud Attention Whore

    There was a time when virtually every mention of Florida Democratic congressman Alan Grayson on this blog came with the descriptor "hot liberal mess who is not apologizing for it." But something funny has happened. After a term-long absence, Grayson returned to the United State House six months ago ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013
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    November 15, 2012
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    November 7, 2012

    Barack Obama's "Ballsy" Victory: A Single-Word Review of What Happened On Election Night

    Unless you're stuck in some Jack McKeon-like time warp in which Twitter relies on actual messenger pigeons, you've probably heard by now that Barack Obama punched yesterday's election in the crotch. And unless your name is Mitt Romney and you've permanently foregone alcohol and caffeine, your brain ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Florida Republican Candidate's Ad Depicts Obama As Captain of Slave Ship

    ​Portraying our first African-American president as the captain of a slave ship in a political ad probably isn't the world's best idea. Mark Oxner, a Republican running for Congress in the Orlando area, did just that. It's not so much offensive, really, as it is laughably terrible.

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    July 27, 2011

    Which Crazy Florida Congressman Said It: Alan Grayson or Allen West?

    ​When Alan Grayson, a hot liberal mess of a congressman, was defeated last fall, we thought it would be a long time before Florida saw a politician quite as loud and un-apologetically boisterous. Of course, that was the same night Floridians in a different district elected Allen West. Alan and All ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    GOP Senate Candidate Adam Hasner Compares National Debt to Hitler

    Adam Hasner, the Tea Party favorite in the fledgling fight for the GOP's 2012 nomination to take on Senator Bill Nelson, sent out a not-so-cherry Fourth of July message to his supporters in which he compared the national debt to Hitler. Apparently a man bent on world domination, widespread warf ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Alan Grayson Still Refuses to Shut Up

    ​For one brief but glorious term Orlando-area Congressman Alan Grayson was Florida's most entertainingly loudmouthed congressman. Now he's out of office and replaced in that role by ideological opposite Allen West (who never even bothers to be intentionality funny), but Politco discovers that even ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Rep. Allen West: Activist Women Are "Neutering American Men"

    ​Oh, how we long for the loss of former Congressman Alan Grayson. He was the best source in Florida politics for "Wait, did that really just come out of his crazy mouth?" stories.Luckily, Rep. Allen West has picked up the slack in that department. The loudmouthed Tea Party Republican from Palm Bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Alan Grayson Auditions for MSNBC on the House Floor

    ​Our fellow Floridians in the Orlando area resoundingly kicked Rep. Alan Grayson out of office this election in a 19 point defeat. Apparently they do not care that the rest of America enjoys being entertained by his off-the-wall speeches on the House floor. He's already told Dick Cheney to literal ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    2010 Election Results Live Blog

    ​Will Florida gets its first female Governor? Will the country's first female Speaker of the House be forced to turn in her gavel? Will Kendrick Meek somehow shock the world by winning? Did anyone bother to get to know enough about the CFO race to bother voting? Join us tonight as we live blog the ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    Alan Grayson's "Taliban Dan" Attack Ad: Does FactCheck.org Need to Check Their Own Facts?

    ​It's really no surprise that Florida's loud mouthed Rep. Alan Grayson has produced what's become the most talked about attack ad of the season. In a 30-second spot that began airing in Grayson's Orlando-area district last week, the first term Democrat compares Republican opponent Dan Webster to r ... More >>

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    May 5, 2010

    Dan Fanelli, Alan Grayson's Tea Party Opponent, Runs Pro-Racial Profiling Ad

    ​Hot liberal mess Congressman Alan Grayson is one of the Tea Party movement's biggest congressional targets for 2010. Respected politician Dan Webster, who served in the state legislature from 1980 until 2008, is the biggest name and presumed front runner in the Republican primary. That hasn't sto ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Florida Doctor: "If You Voted for Obama, Seek Urologic Care Elsewhere"

    Hi everybody!... Everybody who didn't vote for a socialist, that is. ​Dr. Jack Cassell sounds like a real dick doctor, and that has nothing to do with the fact he specializes in urology.The Mount Dora physician recently put up a sign informing potential patients: "If you voted for Obama... seek ur ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    Charlie Crist Is Dick Armey's #1 "Enemy of Liberty"

    ​Tough day for Charlie Crist, ain't it? First he lost his lead in the Republican Senate primary, and now it's come to light that he is the Tea Party movement's number one "Enemy of Liberty." Dick Armey's FreedomWorks PAC, which is tighter with the Tea Party movement  (coinciden ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    Alan Grayson For President in 2012 Movement Exists

    via this store where you can stock up on your Alan Grayson for 2012 gear​According to a recent survey of "Washington Insiders," South Florida's Debbie Wasserman Schultz is the house member with the brightest political future (as in prepare for Speaker Wasserman Schultz someday), but a gr ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    Alan Grayson Tells Dick Cheney to STFU, Literally

    We know Alan Grayson only has a tenious connection to our local readership, but important news on our favorite hot liberal mess has just come to our intention: He has told former Vice President Dick Cheney to, and we quote, "STFU."Dick Cheney occasionally pops out of his underground torture dungeon ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    NYT: Florida Crazy-Man Alan Grayson Is the Very First Liberal Wing Nut

    Let's just get this out of the way: Riptide is the last place you'll read any criticism of Alan Grayson, the U.S. representative from Orlando, for his raging political Tourette's syndrome.​We wish more politicians would jump on the Grayson crazy train. What's better than hearing your local rep of ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    October 29, 2009

    News Roundup

    GeneralBoston-area investor Dennis Stackhouse has been arrested and charged with bilking almost $1 million from a county-supported plan to build a biotech business park in Liberty City. [Herald]After a large amount of cases of swine flu this past spring, there haven't been many cases reported in Mia ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    News Roundup

    Tomas Regalado's vision for Miami for the next four to eight years: basic services and nothing else. [Herald]Miami-Fort Lauderdale has the most foreign-born residents than any other area in the nation, with 36.9 percent. [CBSNews]For once, Alan Grayson apologizes: He's sorry for calling that lady a ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Attention Whore Alan Grayson in Trouble for Calling Someone a Whore

    ​Excuse us as we once again divert attention to hot liberal mess Alan Grayson, Orlando-area Democratic congressman. The man who's mouth cannot stop flapping is in hot water again, after calling Linda Robertson, and advisor to Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernake, a "K Street whore" on a radio ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    News Roundup

    H1N1 vaccines will be administered in South Florida beginning Monday, with a news conference scheduled today to fill in details. [CBS4]You know it's a slow news morning when NBCMiami's main story is about a manatee that traveled all the way to Manhattan. [NBCMiami]Let's see what the Herald's working ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    Alan Grayson: Brave Defender of Bacon

    Alan Grayson continues to be our favorite hot liberal mess who is not apologizing for it. Seriously he will not apologize. Alan Grayson will you apologize?"I will not apologozie. I will not apologize. I will not apologize for a simple reason."See!The Orlando Democrat took the house floor again yeste ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Alan Grayson Gets More Delightfully Insane by the Minute

    ​Florida Congressman Alan Grayson continues to be a hot liberal mess and not apologize for it.The Orlando-area Democrat, who came to national attention for suggesting that Republicans want everyone to "die quickly," recently sent this Photoshop job to supporters while asking for money, natch. ... More >>

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