Tag Archives: John Ensign

Never Ending Elections

A couple of elections are taking place today. Polls have closed in New York’s 9th District formerly held by sexting Senator Anthony Weiner. Dave Weperin is the Democratic candidate running for his seat. Many people thought this was a lock … Continue reading

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Politics in the Age of New Technology

Anthony Weiner apparently missed the memo: if you’re a public figure, your personal activity on the Internet is now a matter of public record. New York Representative Chris Lee of the 26th District resigned his seat over similar discoveries of lascivious abuses … Continue reading

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Bad Senate Romance (An Affair to Forget)

Hollywood couldn’t top this bad romance. Yesterday the Senate Ethics Committee released a complete 68 page report on the John Ensign affair along with referrals for prosecution. You’ll recall that Ensign conveniently resigned on May 3rd one day prior to … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday May 13th Edition

Happy Friday the 13th! The bin Laden saga has quieted down though there continue to be new details that come to light. Already Fox News is on to some story of outrage at hip-hop artist Common being invited to the … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series – John Ensign (part II)

Update: the New York Times revealed that Senator Ensign is scheduled to discuss under oath on May fourth the issue of paying the husband and former Senate staffer of the woman he had an affair with $96,000. Ensign claims it … Continue reading

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The GOP’s Dangerous Sex Addiction

Republicans are addicted to sex. And when I say this I’m not referring to the likes of David Vitter, John Ensign, Mark Foley, Larry Craig, Newt Gingrich and Mark Sanford, among many others. At least those men have been honest … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series—John Ensign (R-NV)

Ensign, Exit Stage Right John Ensign (R-NV) declared earlier this week that he did not intend to run for his Senate seat in 2012. Probably a wise decision given the investigations into his philandering and subsequent cover-up. It would likely … Continue reading

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