Obama/Biden 2012 – If You Ain’t Running With It Run From It Motherfuckers News: President Obama’s campaign narrowly outraised Mitt Romney’s in August after a streak of three months in which the Republicans’ campaign far outpaced the incumbent president’s. Obama’s campaign announced this morning that he raised $114 million, while Romney’s announced that it raised $111.6 million. Read more here.
You Are So Dumb. You Are Really Dumb. For Real. News: Federal authorities arrested Trenton Mayor Tony Mack and more than half a dozen other people early Monday in connection with an ongoing corruption probe, NBC 4 New York has learned. Mack faces federal charges including conspiracy to obstruct commerce by extortion. Joseph “JoJo” Giorgianni, a top campaign contributor, and six others were also taken into custody. Read more here.
Congratulations Serena On Your Incredible Year! News: Three months ago, Serena Williams was at her lowest after going out in the first round of the French Open, her earliest exit at a grand slam. She was miserable after that defeat, but also at her most dangerous. On Sunday, the 30-year-old American capped off a ‘golden summer’ by winning a fourth U.S. Open crown for her 15th slam singles title. Her victory in the last grand slam of the season came after she won Wimbledon and singles and doubles gold medals at the 2012 London Games. Read more here.
WHERE ARE YOUR TAX RETURNS MONEY BOO BOO?!?! News: A magazine known for its sexually explicit material is offering a reward of $1 million dollars for a different type of bare-all expose. The publisher of Hustler magazine, Larry Flynt, is offering the sum for the skinny on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s financials, the magazine announced. It is taking out full-page advertisements in two newspapers – The Washington Post on Sunday, and USA Today on Tuesday – “offering up to a million dollars in cash for documented evidence concerning Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s unreleased tax returns and/or details of his offshore assets, bank accounts and business partnerships,” a press release from the magazine read. Read more here.
Whelp! Shit Done Hit The Fan Rahm! News: Chicago’s 25,000 public school teachers went on strike for the first time in a quarter-century Monday, after the latest contract talks broke down Sunday with no deal to avert a walkout. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said late Sunday night there had been some progress in contract talks, but “we have failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike.” Read more here.
Happy Monday POU fam! Check out the links and come back to discuss. Today’s Monday evening dose of MJ video is dedicated to Mayor Rahm Emanuel…..