JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A father is asking Toys "R" Us Inc. to take a police toy set off the shelves because he says the one given to his 6-year-old son utters a curse word. The toy set includes a nightstick and a utility belt. A recorded message that includes what sounds like a curse word plays when the nightstick is removed from the belt. "I've had to explain to parents why my son is saying the f-word; it's horrible," Philip Morton told The Daily News of Jacksonville. "It's really a cute little toy; but God forbid, it's not what I want my kid hearing."
Somebody should be saying the f-word to Dumbo Daddy Phil. As in: 'What kind of father would give a six year old a f*cking night stick for a toy?"
Submitted by gregflynn on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 7:39pm
MoveOn.org is moving in on Robin Hayes with another in its series of "Red-Handed" ads: Caught red-handed again: Robin Hayes accepted $40,000 from defense contractors then opposed penalties for over-charging. See the video below the fold.........
Submitted by stormbear on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 3:35pm
Crossposted at dKos and MyDD. Please recommend and comment.
Meet Roger Sharpe
Today Virginia Foxx is supposed to debate Roger Sharpe. It will be taped. No reporters will be present. It will only be broadcast late Sunday night at 10:30pm. It will be broadcast form a TV station that is not even located in the district and has only 10% signal coverage of the district in question.
This is the face of the Virginia Foxx democracy - unanswerable to the public.
Submitted by Betsy Muse on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 12:59pm
Larry had a great interview on Fox News Rising on the local channel here in Charlotte. Beth Troutman, the woman conducting the interview, was Hayes' opponent in 2004. She sure does seem to like Larry, doesn't she?
Submitted by working for change on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 10:05am
Bumped by SD - We'll replay all our greatest hits for one last storm before election day. This was originally published on July 8, 2006. Enjoy!
UPDATE:Yesterday (just a week before the Election) we found out that Hayes' recent accusations toward Larry Kissell of running a negative campaign are based on the following July 4th "controversy" in which Hayes claimed to have attended an event with GWB and Larry pointed out that he was fibbing. Of course, I used language a tad less nuanced in my diary...as you will read for yourself! Be sure to follow the link in the first paragraph to Part 1 of this story...what we have here is Part 2.
This story just gets better and better.
A few days ago, I documented Robin Hayes' baffling ability to render himself invisible as evidenced through the extensive coverage in the Fayetteville Observer, NY Times and Washington Post (including photos) of the luncheon Robin Hayes insists he shared with President Bush. Despite the claims made adamantly by his spokeswoman Carolyn Herns, we have yet to find a single shred of proof that Rep. Hayes was actually in attendance at the Fort Bragg photo op.
Environmental groups are defending a Clinton-era clean air program that the Bush administration is trying to weaken, arguing to the Supreme Court this morning that Duke Energy Corp. must install costly pollution controls on its aging coal-fired plants.
The outcome of the case, Environmental Defense v. Duke Energy Corp., could affect three dozen power plants in 10 states where utility companies are challenging federal requirements under the New Source Review program. Arguments before the Supreme Court are set to begin at 10 a.m. today.
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