About Cheryl Carpenter Klimek

Cheryl Carpenter Klimek has been a political consultant handling public affairs and PAC management for nearly 20 years. Cheryl can be reached by email at Cheryl@bizpacreview.com & on Twitter @CherylBPR

Ice cream shop’s Planned Parenthood specialty flavor, fundraiser spark outrage; sold ‘soul to Satan’

Ice cream for Planned Parenthood

An ice cream shop in Portland, Ore., has sparked outrage over a Planned Parenthood fundraiser announced Thursday. “Are you beating the heat this summer?” Planned Parenthood wrote on its Facebook page. “Here’s a delicious way to cool off while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon at the same time: ‘Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!’ on […]

NY governor picks a fight with Florida; CFO defends Sunshine State against false ad campaign

Atwater Cavuto

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is asking New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to clarify “glaring errors and misstatements” in a marketing campaign that calls New York a better draw than the Sunshine State. “People have been coming here for hundreds of years trying to sell us snake oil as a cure for yellow fever,” […]

Obama refuses to cancel fundraising marathon so as not to create ‘a false sense of crisis’

Obama toasting Breitbart

President Obama will be heading west Tuesday for more Democratic fundraisers, despite the crises unfolding in Ukraine and the Middle East. The trip will span at least three cities in two states, beginning with two events in Seattle which will most likely snarl traffic, according to KIRO-7. The first event will be held at the […]

Sky News apologizes for shameful reporter picking through belongings of the dead at crash site

Sky News at crash site

Sky News has issued an apology after outrage erupted over an on-air reporter rummaging through passenger belongings on the scene of the Malaysian Airlines crash site. Reporter Colin Brazier during a live broadcast picked up items out of an open suitcase before saying, “We really shouldn’t be doing this, I suppose,” according to the Daily […]

‘Oh, man’: Cartoon brands Putin a killer for downed airline; ‘U forgot all the humans heads’

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As attention has turned toward Russia in the investigation of the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 over Ukraine, a London Times editorial cartoon takes square aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin. Thomas Wright, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, posted the cartoon Saturday on Twitter: London Times editorial cartoon on Putin and #MH17 pic.twitter.com/6PnVfgoEwg — […]

City threatens to fine couple for brown lawn during drought: Their property isn’t ‘wonderful’

Water sprinkler

A California couple faces fines and possible criminal action after their lawn turned brown when they followed state drought guidelines restricting water usage. California is suffering severe water shortages causing regulators to approve fines of up to $500 per day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and washing cars, according to KPCC. Glendora […]

Pesky plane thing is over; Obama talks important stuff, like losing his mind over chips and guac

Obama chips and guac

While news broke that a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane had been shot down Thursday, President Obama managed to fit in a stop at the White House Kids’ State Dinner. Michelle Obama was pushing her “Let’s Move!” campaign, even admonishing kids who wanted “junk food” back in their schools. “Because there’s always those kids,” she said. […]

‘The end is near’ when Piers Morgan tweets about jokester Obama’s gross incompetence!

Obama in DE

President Obama addressed the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet prior to a planned speech in Delaware on Thursday, but some were critical that the 40-second remarks were lacking. The Boeing 777 passenger plane with 295 people on board went down while flying over Ukraine, near the Russian border. Obama was in Wilmington to speak […]

100-pound woman nails ruthless obstacle course — and makes it look easy

Gymnast on ANW

Even  you’ve never watched “American Ninja Warrior,” you’ll appreciate this video. Former gymnast, Kacy Catanzaro, is 5 feet tall and weighs in at 100 pounds. While the announcers on the video proclaim most of the obstacle course is nearly impossible for a person of her size the Towson University graduate forges on, becoming the first woman ever […]

Jay Carney’s new gig: Cashing in on his years behind the podium

Jay Carney at White House

While many expected former White House press secretary Jay Carney to transition back into a position in the media world, instead he is off on a new adventure. Carney snagged a $100,000 signing bonus earlier this month by inking a deal with the Washington Speakers Bureau, and will reportedly earn as much as $100,000 per […]