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Water Cooler Archive: November 2011


  • PICKET: (video) 'Oops' Perry did it again

    Watching Texas Governor Rick Perry fail to answer which 3 federal agencies he would eliminate was more than painful. Published November 10 2011

  • PICKET: CNBC asks Cain about sexual harassment allegations at GOP economic debate

    The Republican field of all eight candidates vying for the White House met in Rochester, Michigan at Oakland University on Wednesday night to debate economic policy. Most did not think that any of the candidates on stage would bring up the women who are accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment from his time as president of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990's. Published November 9 2011

  • TWT OPINION: Join the opinion leaders of The Washington Times for live debate analysis tonight

    Join the opinion leaders of The Washington Times Wednesday, November 9 at 8 pm. The Editorial Board will bring you up-to-the-minute commentary and analysis of the CNBC “Your Money, Your Vote” Republican Presidential Debate from Rochester, Michigan, and Washington, D.C. Published November 9 2011

  • PICKET: (video) Occupy DC protesters racially harassed security at DC event

    Occupy DC protesters harassed a security guard last Friday at the Washington DC Convention Center, where the Americans For Prosperity conference was held. Published November 8 2011

  • PICKET: Cain's Chicago accuser previously dealt with paternity suit

    Sharon Bialek is the first woman to publicly identify herself as someone who was groped by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. Ms. Bialek has an interesting past herself. Published November 7 2011

  • PICKET: Latest woman to accuse Cain brings Chicago back in the picture

    Sharon Bialek, a fifty year old single woman from the Chicago area, accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of groping her when she said she met him for dinner to ask for help in finding her job in 1997. Published November 7 2011

  • PICKET: (video) Sharpton calls Cain's explanation of sex harassment cases too 'inconsistent'

    Rev. Al Sharpton spoke to the Washington Times affiliated radio show America's Morning News on Monday and spoke about his thoughts on Herman Cain as well as Occupy Wall Street. Published November 7 2011

  • PICKET: Cain accuser wants tantamount to web anonymity

    In any web forum where people can give themselves any name and comment about issues, politics, religion, etc...it is interesting to see how embolden many become when they are comfortable that their true identities will not be revealed. The nastiest remarks and rumors can often be floated in a number of social media dens and commentary spaces. It seems as if one of the women who has accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment from the 1990's wants that special web anonymity in real life too Published November 6 2011

  • PICKET: (video) Talk radio's Levin rallies AFP audience

    Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin charged up the Americans for Prosperity crowd on Saturday morning. Mr. Levin was the keynote speaker at AFP's Defending the American Dream Summit. Published November 6 2011

  • PICKET: (video) Occupy protesters attempt to bust into DC event

    Occupy DC protesters attempted to bust into the Washington DC Convention Center on Friday night, where an Americans for Prosperity dinner was taking place. Protesters aimed their ire at AFP donors Charles and David Koch throughout the night. Interestingly, David walked through the crowd of protesters with friends and associates of his and went completely unnoticed by the Occupy DC crowd. Published November 5 2011

  • PICKET: Attorney of Cain accuser - 'If the media chooses to publish her name that’s the media’s business'

    Joel Bennett, the lawyer who is representing one of the women claiming that Herman Cain sexually harassed her during both of their tenures at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in the 1990's, spoke to the press outside of his Georgetown offices late Friday afternoon. Mr. Bennett told reporters his client, a federal government employee who has been married for 26 years, wants to remain anonymous. Published November 4 2011

  • PICKET: Cain camp launches Iowa fund

    The Herman Cain campaign launched it's latest initiative on Wednesday night known as the Iowa Fund. The Cain campaign is moving forward towards the Iowa caucuses. According to the Des Moines Register, Mr. Cain was the leading GOP candidate in the Republican primary presidential field in Iowa over the weekend. Published November 3 2011

  • PICKET: Source - Rahm Emanuel involved in Cain sexual harassment accuser attacks

    Herman Cain's campaign is revealing suspicions about who is behind the story regarding the former unidentified employees who accused Mr. Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990's. Published November 2 2011

  • PICKET: Dems to propose transaction tax for financial firms

    Bloomberg is reporting, "Two U.S. lawmakers will introduce measures to impose a transaction tax on financial firms that resembles a proposal released by the European Union." Published November 2 2011

  • PICKET: Cain campaign has biggest online fundraising day

    Two sources within the Cain campaign are telling me that although Mr. Cain was hit with sexual harassment accusations in the 90's from two females who worked for him, when he was president of the National Restaurant Association, Monday's online campaign fundraising for the campaign was the best ever up to this point. Published November 1 2011

  • PICKET: (video) Axelrod ponders 'GM is alive Bin Laden is dead' campaign theme for Obama

    David Axelrod, Obama 2012 campaign aide, spoke with Washington Times affiliated radio show America's Morning News about how the Obama campaign is preparing for the upcoming election year. Published November 1 2011