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By desnuda | November 8th, 2005 - 2:05pm
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REPUBLICAN TERRORISTS VANDALIZE DEM VANS

(HAMILTON) -- Republican dirty tricks got off to an early start this morning with the slashing of the tires of three Get Out The Vote Vans at the Democratic headquarters located on RT 33 in Hamilton around 2:00 AM.

"There was one woman in the campaign headquarters around 2 AM when a gang of cheesy thugs descended on the parking lot and began to rip up signs and then vandalized the trucks," said Mercer County Democratic Chairman Rich McClellan, "Luckilly, we had dispersed our fleet so that this sneak attack had minimal effect on our get out the vote effort."

"It is clear that this is a calculated attempt to drive down voter turnout by a group of candidates and their lackeys who take campaign contributions from criminals, refuse to report campaign contributions and engage in character assasination and slander as everyday campaign tactics," added McClellan.

Earlier in the campaign, Republican officials and County Clerk candidate Cathy DiCostanzo accepted, and then refused to return, over $30,000 in tainted campaign contributions from convicted felon Harry Parkin and his associated who were jailed for bribery and fraud against Mercer County.

The Republicans have also admitted their failure to report an inkind campaign contribution from an area landlord for over $17,000 per year in rent free campaign space.

The incident has been reported to the Hamilton Township Police Department.

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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran

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