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  • Fighter Jets shown in Democratic Convention's Military Montage,Were Turkish Not American

    09/17/2012 11:33:32 AM PDT · by tapatio · 44 replies
    The Democratic Party’s national convention in Charlotte, N.C. may have doubled down on insulting the U.S. military community.
  • “Honey Boo Boo” “Democrat Boo Boo” (Bill Clinton) and liberal media hypocrisy

    09/12/2012 10:44:18 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 1 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | September 13, 2012 | Suzanne Eovaldi, staff writer
    “Honey Boo Boo, ” Red Neck TV’s latest hot reality show, pulled up even with ratings from the DNC on the night that Bill Clinton bent our ears and tired our eyes for his 50 minutes on camera. The “Hollywood Reporter”(HR) tells the story this way: “Still, Honey Boo Boo tied CNN’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention-including a speech from President Bill Clinton–and syndicated Big Bang Theory encores among18-49-ers on cable and trailed only NBC’s NFL season opener on all of television during that hour.” But did anyone in our lame stream media tell you that their darling Bill...
  • Rasmussen Reports (O46 R45); Bounce fades to nil

    09/12/2012 6:19:53 AM PDT · by Ravi · 48 replies
    rasmussen reports ^ | 9/12/12 | rasmussen
    see above
  • Naval expert: Ships shown during Democratic convention tribute to veterans were Russian

    09/11/2012 10:51:32 PM PDT · by iowamark · 56 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Sept. 12, 2012 | David Martosko
    The Democratic National Convention’s final night included a stirring tribute to America’s veterans from a retired naval four-star admiral, complete with a backdrop of jets flying over a row of proud warships. But convention organizers may soon regret it. Norman Polmar, author of “The Naval Institute Guide to the Soviet Navy” and other military handbooks, told the Navy Times on Tuesday that the ships were Russian vessels. “The ships are definitely Russian,” Polmar told the military newspaper. “There’s no question of that in my mind.” The ships depicted in the Democrats’ backdrop had radar designs that the U.S. fleet doesn’t...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 09-11-12 (VIDEO: DNC Delegates Embrace Socialism)

    09/11/2012 5:57:58 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | September 11, 2012 | PJ-Comix
    This is MUST SEE VIDEO from The Blaze. Here is the description: The word “socialism” is thrown around a lot these days. Perhaps for good reason. But the party of bigger government has certainly tried to avoid all references. Their delegates however, are free to talk. So we asked them one simple, open ended question while at the Democratic National Convention last week: What do you think about socialism? Their answers varied, but one theme can be seen throughout the diverse interviews: more government is good. They also mentioned Canada a lot. And how many of these delegates have...
  • What I learned from the 3 Nights of the 2012 Dem Convention (DNC)

    09/07/2012 7:19:07 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 44 replies
    sol rant | 9/7/12 | sickoflibs
    Here's what I learned the past 3 nights: We have to keep moving forward. Obama has a vision for us and he has faith in the American people as long as we re-elect him. He says our best days are ahead as long as he is re-elected. He says we cant go back. It is not how good or bad things are NOW that matters but it is how bad he tells us that things were in the past (bad under Bush, he says it was GREAT under BC) that counts as well as how bad he says things will...
  • Democrats flaunt immigration laws at convention; give illegal prime time slot

    09/10/2012 6:15:35 PM PDT · by forty_years · 14 replies
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | Sept. 10, 2012 | netWMD Staff
    During their national convention, Democrats arrogantly flaunted U.S. immigration laws and blatantly ignored the majority of Americans' sentiments towards illegal immigration. The Democrats featured an illegal immigrant as a speaker on September 5: "...Activist Benita Veliz was given a prime-time speaking slot..." That's right, an illegal immigrant activist shilling for President Obama's DREAM Act (aka amnesty). But, "54% of likely [American] voters oppose the DREAM Act, compared to 38% who support its passage... U.S. registered voters support stricter enforcement of immigration law over 'integrating illegal immigrants into American society' 68% to 24%." Veliz spoke of the opportunities accorded her as...
  • Obama Campaign Outstrips Mitt Romney In August Fundraising

    09/10/2012 6:35:13 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 31 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | September 10, 2012
    Obama Campaign Outstrips Mitt Romney In August Fundraising Advisers say president's total of $114m came from grassroots donations, not from 'limitless checks' they say Romney enjoys 10 September 2012 President Barack Obama broke Mitt Romney's dominance of fundraising last month after sending out a series of increasingly desperate and frenetic appeals for cash. Obama raised more than $114m compared with Romney's $111m, figures released on Monday showed. It comes after three straight months in which the president has been beaten by his White House rival in terms of campaign donations. Obama's $114m in August represented a big jump from the...
  • Poll: Clinton speech was the favorite

    09/10/2012 1:33:27 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 9 replies
    politico44 ^ | 9/10/12 | BYRON TAU
    Former President Bill Clinton's speech was the highlight of the Democratic Party convention — overshadowing President Obama's own acceptance speech, according to a new poll. A new Pew survey finds that 29 percent of those who watched some of the coverage named Clinton's speech as the highlight. Obama's speech drew 16 percent of the plaudits, and first lady Michelle Obama's speech was the highlight for 15 percent of respondents. Obama's speech was also rated lower than his 2008 acceptance speech. According to Pew, 42 percent of watchers rated Obama's speech as excellent in 2008. This year, only 29 percent rated...
  • Romney raised record $111.6 million in August

    09/09/2012 9:23:31 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 92 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 09/10/12 | Aaron Blake
    Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign announced early Monday that it raised $111.6 million during the month of August, its single best month of the campaign and the third straight month it has raked in more than $100 million. President Obama’s campaign has not announced its August fundraising totals yet, but he has been significantly outraised by Romney over the last two months.
  • Rand Paul suggests DNC ‘booing God’ could swing 2012 election

    09/10/2012 9:36:07 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 47 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/10/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., suggested that images of the Democratic National Convention booing at the addition of the word “God” to the party platform could haunt the presidential election in swing states. “I think images are worth a thousand words and I think one of the bad images that they have to overcome is images of everybody booing God,” Paul said on CBS today when asked about Obama’s apparently-favorable path to reelection. “And that didn’t look so good, you know, when ‘God’ was in the platform, out of the platform — and then when they were putting ‘God’ back in...
  • President Obama tops Mitt Romney (SIMPLE SIMON ALERT)

    09/08/2012 10:09:39 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 72 replies
    Politico ^ | September 7, 2012 | Roger Simple Simon
    I wrote a few days ago that if the Democrats could maintain the enthusiasm they showed on the first day of their convention for all three days, Mitt Romney would be in serious trouble. They did, and he is. If this is not what the polls currently show, try to remember that polls are not destiny. And you should not let them shape it. Democratic enthusiasm — real fire-in-the-belly enthusiasm — is a killer for Romney for one big reason: There is no sizable pro-Romney movement in this country. There has been a sizable anti-Obama movement. There are relatively few...
  • Record number of Muslim and Arab-American delegates at the DNC this year (here's why)

    09/08/2012 12:53:23 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    goddiscussion ^ | September 7, 2012 | MRIANA
    While the Republicans stand strong on the Christian deity, they also allegedly adopted an anti-Sharia platform targeting the religious practices of Muslims this year. The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) asked them to remove it, but the Republicans refused. Thus, the increase in Muslim and Arab-American delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this year is attributed to the Republicans anti-Muslim platform and according to the CAIR website and the Rightwing Watch site, the GOP said they will inspire laws targeting Islam.Eight years ago, an estimated 25 Muslim and Arab-Americans attended the DNC and in 2008, 43 attended....
  • Democrats' Controversial Draft Platform Passed Unanimously in Detroit in August

    09/07/2012 9:22:01 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 6, 2012 | Joel Pollack
    Democrats are pretending that flaws in their party's platform, which excluded much pro-Israel language and any reference to God, are the result of "technical oversight." The truth is that the Democrats' draft platform was the result of a meticulous process handled by Newark mayor Cory Booker, and passed unanimously on August 11th. Booker insisted that the platform be perfected in all its details, asking the platform committee for "an all-encompassing resolution, ensuring that this is a grammatically tight document." No oversights were noted. "There was almost no debate, and very little rancor," observed National Public Radio reporter Sonari Glinton, who...
  • Fox News fires back at REM in ‘Losing My Religion’ cease-and-desist fight

    09/07/2012 9:45:19 PM PDT · by bronxville · 63 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09-07-2012 | Jeff Poor
    On Friday, the musical act R.E.M. sent a letter to the Fox News Channel insisting that it stop using its song “Losing My Religion” in its news coverage — specifically this week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. “We have little or no respect for their puff adder brand of reportage. Our music does not belong there,” lead singer Michael Stipe said in a statement. Late Friday afternoon, Fox News returned the volley by arguing they were within their legal requirements and suggested it was a publicity stunt by R.E.M.....
  • Georgia Democrat John Lewis says segregation will return if Romney wins

    09/07/2012 9:46:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Examiner ^ | September 7, 2012 | Christopher Collins
    Yesterday, Georgia Democrat Congressman John Lewis of Georgia’s 5th District used the race card tactic with his speech at the Democratic National Convention in pressing points that if Romney wins in November, surely the GOP and Romney will send African-Americans back to the days of segregation. After three minutes of telling the story of the days of segregation when he and other Africans-Americans were forcibly denied access to restaurants, public transportation and the ballot box, Lewis asked, “Brothers and sisters, do you want to go back? The democratic audience shouted no. After continuing using race as a reference in relation...
  • Time for True Democrats to Start Their Own Party [or, why Catholics can't vote Democrat any more]

    09/07/2012 10:33:09 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 39 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | September 07, 2012 | Tom Hoopes
    It’s time for Catholics to lead true Democrats to start their own party. Catholic Democrats are in a terrible quandary. They vehemently disagree with the Republicans’ approach to policy, so they won’t vote for them. And since the Democratic Party’s leaders stand against religious liberty and for taxpayer-funded abortion, as well as support for stripping marriage of its meaning and endless war, they morally can’t vote for many Democrats either. The only viable option for a traditional Democrat is to not vote at all. It’s a terrible travesty that this has come to pass. It is crucially important that we...
  • Media get VIP treatment in N.C. (VIDEO)

    09/07/2012 11:00:05 PM PDT · by bronxville · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 09-03-2012 | Joe Battenfeld And Hillary Chabot
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Obama doesn’t really need to suck up to the media, but Democrats here are taking no chances. The Fourth Estate’s finest, here to cover the Democratic National Convention, were treated to speeding-motorcade-style police escorts to a welcome bash hosted by the owners of the network Republicans love to hate: CNN. About a half-dozen police motorcycles and cruisers, with flashing lights and sirens blaring, led the way for a convoy of buses carrying reporters, photographers and others to the North Carolina Music Factory, site of the bash sponsored by Time Warner. The escorts then took the media...
  • An alternative to Democrats' moral bankruptcy

    09/08/2012 3:08:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 8, 2012 | Star Parker
    Maybe Democrats have some slick salesmen, like Bill Clinton and our current president, who can sell you swampland and have you convinced that you've bought choice beachfront property. But the omission of any mention of God and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital from the Democratic Party platform, which were in it in 2008, and then the almost-failed attempt to add them after the fact, showed the clear truth about the 2012 Democratic Party. It took three boisterous floor votes to add these principles to the platform. Listening to the ayes and nays on the third vote, it is questionable...
  • Froward

    09/08/2012 3:40:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 8, 2012 | Ken Blackwell
    That’s not a typographical error. I’m not mistaking the Democratic Platform’s definition of all things progressive. I’m not misapplying their slogan: Forward. Froward is admittedly an archaic word, but it’s a very good one. It describes what is actually happening in that Democratic Platform with respect—or should I say with disrespect?—to marriage. “Froward” is defined by our Merriam-Webster online dictionary as: 1 : habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition 2. archaic : adverse — fro·ward·ly adverb — fro·ward·ness noun When Democrats convened in Charlotte, North Carolina, to formally adopt their platform, they will be giving in to disobedience and opposition....