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  • MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes for attack on Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson

    12/31/2013 8:16:43 AM PST · by Biggirl · 57 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | December 31, 2013 | Leslie Larson
    MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologized Tuesday for openly mocking Mitt Romney's black adopted grandson, after Sarah Palin led the chorus of conservatives who criticized the cable news host. The Romney family Christmas card was among the items featured in the "2013: The year in political ridiculousness" segment on the cable news show Sunday.
  • Mark Levin Slashes "Disgraceful" Martin Bashir: "Stay In Your Own Country"

    11/17/2013 2:37:53 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | November17,2013 | Mark Levin
    MARK LEVIN: This guy -- what is his name? Martin Bashir -- if that is his name, Martin Bashir -- Friday closed his show with likely the most disgraceful rant against former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin you've ever heard. Hey tough guy, Martin Bashir, you like picking on women? You like picking on a mother and a grandmother? You a tough guy, pal? You strike me as not tough at all, if you get my drift. As a little puke, tough guy. Besides calling her America's resident dunce and claiming she has a deceased mind, Bashir suggested that someone should...
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin at Gettysburg: A Few Inappropriate Remarks

    07/02/2013 6:44:11 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 49 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 1, 2013 | Tony Lee
    On Sunday, a stunned audience sat in silence as Doris Kearns Goodwin turned the keynote address at the opening ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg into a political lecture focusing on women's and gay rights. Missing from much of her keynote: Gettysburg.
  • Unhinged: Chris Matthews Ties Texas Prosecutor Murders to Ted Cruz and the Second Amendment

    04/04/2013 7:21:40 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 31 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Apr. 4, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    Last night on MSNBC's Hardball, Chris Matthews hit a new level of unhinged when he tied Texas Senator Ted Cruz and the Second Amendment to the murders of prosecutors in Kaufman, Texas and of a prison guard in Colorado. Matthews completely ignores the criminal element of the prosecutor slayings and instead tries to claim the people responsible for the murders are "using their Second Amendment rights" to prove a point. More from the Media Research Center: Let me start tonight with this, where we are in this country with guns. Guns and the law. Three years ago, a Republican candidate...
  • Artur Davis: Biden "in chains" comment "insulting to African-Americans"

    08/15/2012 4:16:59 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | 8/15/2012 | By Lucy Madison
    Artur Davis, a Democrat-turned-Republican former congressman from Alabama, on Wednesday accused Vice President Joe Biden of using racially divisive rhetoric that is "insulting" to African-Americans. "I know what Joe Biden was doing yesterday," Davis said in an appearance on CNN. "Every black person in that room knew who the 'y'all' was. They knew what the chains were. They knew what the metaphor was about." In remarks at a campaign event in Virginia Tuesday with a number of African-American audience members, the vice president lambasted Romney for allegedly wanting to repeal financial regulations enacted after the Wall Street crash of 2008.
  • Bozell: ABC's Disgraceful Rush to Judgment on the Tea Party

    07/20/2012 5:02:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 20, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    This morning, in the aftermath of the unspeakable Colorado massacre that claimed at least 12 innocent American lives and injured dozens more, ABC "news" investigative reporter Brian Ross appeared on ABC's Good Morning America and made the outrageous, irresponsible, and completely unfounded claim that the alleged gunman, 24-year-old Jim Holmes, is a member of the Tea Party. Apparently Ross has learned absolutely nothing from the media's disgraceful rush to judgment and dissemination of misinformation following the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in January 2011. That's twice now that the "news" media have falsely implicated the Tea Party in murder....
  • Team Obama: No, We Won't Apologize for Falsely Suggesting Romney's a Felon

    07/13/2012 6:01:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 13, 2012 | Guy Benson
    Raise your hand if you're surprised by this.  Dishonorable people behave dishonorably (click through for video):   Ed Schultz, MSNBC: "Now the Romney campaign wants President Obama to apologize for Stephanie Cutter's remarks, you heard earlier, we played on that conference call about Mitt Romney either being a liar or a potential felon. Will there be an apology?" Ben LaBolt, Obama campaign press secretary: "There won't be. You know, Mitt Romney has been telling voters, since he ran for office in Massachusetts, that he left Bain in 1999. And the Boston Globe reported today that that wasn't true. Actually, that's...
  • Obama Bashes Bush To Air Force Cadets

    05/23/2012 7:20:10 PM PDT · by DaveyB · 59 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | May 23, 2012 | NEWSCORE
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- President Obama told Air Force Academy cadets Wednesday America was stronger and more respected around the world than ever before despite impending cuts to the nation's armed forces. The president delivered the commencement address to over 1,000 graduates at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. "Around the world there is a new feeling about America," he told cadets. "There is a new confidence in our leadership. "Today I think we can say with pride that America is stronger and safer and more respected in the world," Obama added.He noted the class of 2012 would...
  • Liberals celebrate death of Andrew Breitbart

    03/01/2012 8:32:27 AM PST · by T.O.K. · 81 replies · 2+ views
    The Washington Examiner.com ^ | March 1, 2012 | Charlie Spiering
    As news broke this morning of the tragic death of Conservative journalist Andrew Breitbart, liberals celebrated the news on Twitter. The most influencial tweet came from Slate's Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), who tweeted: "Conventions around dead people are ridiculous. The world outlook is slightly improved with @AndrewBrietbart dead."
  • Leftism Makes You Meaner

    01/10/2012 7:25:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 10, 2012 | Dennis Prager
    Only a fool believes that all those with whom he differs are bad people. Moreover, just about all of us live the reality -- often within our own family -- of knowing good and loving people with whom we strongly differ on political, religious, social and economic issues. That said, I have come to believe that the more committed one is to leftism, the more likely one is to become meaner. Two examples in just the past week offer compelling evidence. Prominent left-wing commentators used the way in which Rick Santorum and his wife handled the death of one of...
  • (Liberal) Alan Colmes: Rick Santorum took dead baby home to 'play with it'

    01/02/2012 8:16:51 PM PST · by tobyhill · 364 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | 1/2/2012 | Joe Newby,
    Liberal talk show host Alan Colmes sunk to new a new low when he said on Fox News that former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum took his deceased baby home to 'play with it.' Noting that the GOP has "speed-dated" every other candidate, Colmes said voters should "get a load" of what he called the "crazy things" Santorum has said and done. "Like taking his two-hour old baby who died right after childbirth home and played with it for a couple hours so his other children would know it was real, I mean..." At this point, Fox News contributor Rich Lowry...
  • Obama Holds Supreme Court Up To World-Wide Ridicule

    01/28/2010 4:59:12 PM PST · by JLWORK · 47 replies · 1,756+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog.com ^ | January 28, 2010 | John L. Work
    I popped off with a wise crack one day during a classroom lecture in seventh grade. The year was 1959. I dont even remember what I said now, but several of my classmates laughed aloud. Instead of telling me to stop by his desk for a little chat following dismissal, the teacher had me stand and hold a stack of books in each hand, arms fully extended from my sides. When I was in what he thought was enough pain and embarrassment for my transgression I was allowed to sit down. I recall feeling shame beyond words as my classmates...
  • In Desperate Attempts to Discredit Lieberman, Libs Attack His Wife

    12/14/2009 4:08:15 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 40 replies · 1,241+ views
    NEWSBUSTERS.ORG ^ | 14 DECEMBER 2009 | Lachlan Markay
    Liberals are so incensed at Connecticut Senator Joe Liberman's refusal to vote for ObamaCare, that they have taken to attacking his wife, who works for a prominent breast cancer organization. Their ad hominem assaults and wild speculation about the Senator's supposedly evil motives reveal their hypocrisy when it comes to political centrists, and their desperation concerning health care legislation. At Huffington Post, FireDogLake founder and breast cancer survivor Jane Hamsher revealed that her request to the Susan G. Komen foundation that money raised to find a cure not be used to pay Mrs. Lieberman's salary went unheeded. Hamsher went on...
  • Reid Compares Opponents of Health Care Reform to Supporters of Slavery

    12/07/2009 9:54:13 AM PST · by listenhillary · 142 replies · 4,544+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/06/09 | FOXNews.com
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took his GOP-blasting rhetoric to a new level Monday, comparing Republicans who oppose health care reform to lawmakers who clung to the institution of slavery more than a century ago. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took his GOP-blasting rhetoric to a new level Monday, comparing Republicans who oppose health care reform to lawmakers who clung to the institution of slavery more than a century ago. The Nevada Democrat, in a sweeping set of accusations on the Senate floor, also compared health care foes to those who opposed women's suffrage and the civil rights movement. "Instead...
  • White House Manipulates Obama Photo with Halo

    09/04/2009 7:43:32 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 109 replies · 7,295+ views
    White House website blog ^ | 1 September 2009 | White House Phot
    Check out the photograph of the Obamessiah accompanying this White House blog entry: TUE, SEPTEMBER 1, 12:31 PM EST Photostream: Work and Rest in August Posted by Kori Schulman You may need to search for this caption: (President Barack Obama addresses a town hall meeting on health insurance reform inside a hangar at Gallatin Field in Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. Official White House photo by Pete Souza) Here is the photo of interest. Look at the halo: Either the airplane hanger has a light directly behind Obama's head, or a halo has been photoshoped surrounding the messiah.
  • Gates: AP decision 'Apalling'

    09/04/2009 5:01:41 PM PDT · by teevolt · 26 replies · 1,667+ views
    Politico ^ | Sep 4, 2009 | Mike Allen
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates is objecting in the strongest terms to an Associated Press decision to transmit a photograph showing a mortally wounded 21-year-old Marine in his final moments of life, calling the decision appalling and a breach of common decency. The AP reported that the Marines father had asked in an interview and in a follow-up phone call that the image, taken by an embedded photographer, not be published. The AP reported in a story that it decided to make the image public anyway, because it conveys the grimness of war and the sacrifice of young men...
  • Obama spokesman: "Another 1,500 Americans die each month because we haven't passed ObamaCare"

    09/04/2009 1:49:37 PM PDT · by pabianice · 45 replies · 1,528+ views
    Fox News Channel | 9/4/09
    Obama apologist "Steve" was just on Cavuto telling ever greater whoppers. According to Steve, 1,500 people die each month because we don't yet have ObamaCare and thus no health insurance. Cavuto tried to get him to admit that no one is ever turned away from an ER but Steve stayed right on talking points: The right is killing the poor because we are dangerous, selfish, and anti-American . Steve then launched into a pre-packaged rant -- eyes wide and unblinking, words coming at 200 a minute -- about how Obama is not getting the credit for the one million jobs...
  • Matthews: 'Is Sarah Palin a Poster Girl for Racism?' ...(Now Obama, this here is STUPIDITY)

    08/06/2009 9:35:49 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 86 replies · 4,278+ views
    News Busters ^ | August 6, 2009 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Wednesday's Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews hosted a discussion with Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker and Salon's Joan Walsh as the trio discussed Parker's latest column, "A Tip for the GOP: Look Away," in which she argues that the Republican party is hurt by being centered in the South with its history of racial politics. Matthews, who would later theorize that Sarah Palin will exploit white racism by visiting "cul de sacs of whitedom," set up the segment by reading a line from Parker's column which compares Palin to a white character in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mocking...
  • CIA Chief Says Cheney Almost 'Wishing' U.S. Be Attacked Again

    06/14/2009 12:11:17 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 137 replies · 4,400+ views
    Fox News/AP ^ | 6-14-09
    CIA Director Leon Panetta says former Vice President Dick Cheney's criticism of the Obama administration's approach to terrorism almost suggests "he's wishing that this country would be attacked again, in order to make his point." Panetta told The New Yorker for an article in its June 22 issue that Cheney "smells some blood in the water" on the issue of national security.
  • Playboy Takes On the Ladies

    06/09/2009 4:26:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies · 1,677+ views
    Townhall,com ^ | June 9, 2009 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    After more than 50 years as a best-selling mens magazine promoting free love a lifestyle of promiscuity and sexual exploitation of women Playboy has been displaced by the easy availability of pornography on the internet. At one time, supposedly over a quarter of college men were buying a monthly copy of Playboy with total sales of over seven million copies an issue in 1972. Now, sales have dwindled to barely three million copies per issue. The corporation is for sale for $300 million though experts claim that it is barely worth $100 million today. Theyve already lost around...
  • Tom Brokaw Legitimizes Comparison Btw Holocaust & Israel-Palestine Conflict

    06/07/2009 6:42:56 PM PDT · by EricTheRed_VocalMinority · 8 replies · 445+ views
    Vocal Minority ^ | 6/7/09 | EricTheRed_VocalMinority
    Tom Brokaw said what??? Comparing the actual atrocities committed against the Jews during the Holocaust with the imagined atrocities committed on the Palestinians by the state of Israel is the strategy of Jew- and Israel-haters worldwide. The offensive example of moral equivalency has been one of the modi operandi for demonizing and delegitimizing Israel througout its 60-year existence. But apparently its more mainstream than we want to admit. On Thursday, while interviewing Barack Obama about his trip to Buchenwald concentration camp, NBCs Tom Brokaw asked this inane question [h/t Hot Air via NewsBusters]: What can the Israelis learn from your...
  • Obama Likes Wanda Sykes Joke About Rush Limbaugh I Hope His Kidneys Fail

    05/10/2009 5:11:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 121 replies · 4,225+ views
    Obama Likes Wanda Sykes Joke About Rush Limbaugh I Hope His Kidneys Fail To think he is O,K, with that type of humor! Wishing death on someone. Outrages and of course if a republican had sat thru that there would be hell to pay.
  • Specter: GOP Priorities Contributed To Kemp Death

    05/03/2009 7:28:50 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 90 replies · 2,286+ views
    Washington Times ^ | May 03rd 2009
    Specter: GOP priorities contributed to Kemp death By Tom LoBianco May 3, 2009 Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Democrat, said part of the reason he left the Republican Party last week was disillusionment with its healthcare priorities, and suggested that had the Republicans taken a more moderate track, Jack Kemp may have won his battle with cancer. Mr. Specter, responding to a question from CBS's Bob Schieffer over whether he had let down Pennsylvanians who wanted a Republican to represent them, said he felt his priorities were more in line with those of the Democrats. "Well, I was sorry to disappoint...
  • CNBC's Rick Santelli Ponders "Veiled Threat" Against Him After "Chicago Tea Party"

    02/24/2009 12:51:41 PM PST · by wrrock · 61 replies · 4,535+ views
    ButAsForMe.com ^ | 02/24/2009 | wrrock
    Santelli did not like the remarks by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and even pondered if it was a Veiled Threat by making a bizarre reference to "not knowing where Mr. Santelli lives, or in what house he lives." Listen here...
  • Palin hanging effigy has been taken down

    10/29/2008 7:07:32 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 69 replies · 2,112+ views
    KFI Los Angeles AM640 ^ | 10/29/08 | KFI Los Angeles
    Just reported on KFI LA, Palin effigy has been removed, due to crowds, protesters, helicopters, nation news media, law enforcement, and assorted freaks.. lol..
  • Halloween Display Casts McCain as KKK member

    10/14/2008 8:26:40 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 47 replies · 2,620+ views
    CATHARINE, NY -- Ron Havens has a reputation for provocative Halloween displays that reflect his strong political views. Havens, who lives on Schuyler County Route 15 (Ridge Road) just south of Odessa, this week set up a Halloween display featuring mannequins that look like Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican rival John McCain. But the Obama figure looks like he is running, and the McCain likeness is dressed in the hooded robe of the Ku Klux Klan and is carrying a baseball bat. Havens is quick to point out he is a liberal and a big supporter of Obama,...
  • Issue of Race Creeps Into Campaign (Obama's camp labels anyone against Obama a racist)

    10/12/2008 8:31:52 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 36 replies · 842+ views
    washington post ^ | 10/12/2008 | Anne E. Kornblut
    In the first presidential campaign involving an African American nominee of a major party, both candidates have agreed on this much: They would rather not dwell on the subject of race. But their allies have other ideas. Yesterday, civil rights leader John Lewis, a Democratic congressman from Georgia, became the latest advocate to excite the racial debate, condemning Sen. John McCain for "sowing the seeds of hatred and division" and accusing the Republican nominee of potentially inciting violence. In a provocative twist, Lewis drew a rhetorical line connecting McCain to the segregationist Alabama governor George Wallace, and through Wallace to...
  • Boortz: Larry Flynt produces porn video to express his views about Sarah Palin.

    10/03/2008 7:46:24 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 28 replies · 2,111+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | Friday, Oct. 03, 2008 | Neal Boortz
    WAIT, THERE'S ONE MORELarry Flynt, the founder of Hustler, has produced a porn video in order to express his views about Sarah Palin. He did this by hiring an adult-film actress who looks like Sarah Palin ... and you know where the story goes from there. Democrats, by the way, love Larry Flynt.
  • Suzy Shuster: Sarah's Son 'Her Favorite Prop of This Campaign Season'

    10/03/2008 11:03:00 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 73 replies · 2,380+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 10/03/2008 | Mike Bates
    Just when you think mainstream media people can't stoop much lower in their final stages of Palin Derangement Syndrome, they plunge to new depths. Suzy Shuster works as a sideline reporter for ABC Sports. She also blogs at the Huffington Post. Her most recent contribution is,"Say It Ain't So: Trig Palin's Post-Debate Photo Op." She describes what irritated her most at last night's vice presidential debate: It actually came after the debate, when for seemingly the millionth time, Sarah Palin trotted out her piece de resistance, her favorite prop of this campaign season: her five and a half month old...
  • Rep. Hastings Says Palin "Don't Care" About Jews, Blacks

    09/27/2008 2:54:21 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 36 replies · 832+ views
    Rallying on behalf of Barack Obama, a Florida congressman impeached as a federal judge for perjury and bribery suggested that Sarah Palin is a racist anti-Semite. Democrat Alcee Hastings, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, told a Washington D.C. crowd that Palin "don't care too much what they do with Jews and blacks." Referring to Palin's support of gun rights and fondness for hunting, the disgraced federal judge said that "anybody toting guns and stripping moose don't care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks." Hastings has the dubious honor of being one of only six...
  • Palin 'Don't Care Too Much What They Do With Jews and Blacks' (Democrats Gone Wild)

    09/25/2008 3:50:20 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 60 replies · 2,196+ views
    abc ^ | 9/24/2008 | abc
    ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports: Florida Democratic Congressman Alcee Hastings pointed to Sarah Palin on Wednesday to rally Jews to Obama. "If Sarah Palin isnt enough of a reason for you to get over whatever your problem is with Barack Obama, then you damn well had better pay attention," said Hastings. "Anybody toting guns and stripping moose dont care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks. So, you just think this through." Hastings, who is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, made his comments in Washington, D.C., while participating in a panel discussion sponsored by the...
  • Florida congressman points to Palin to rally Jews to Obama (...do with Jews and blacks.)

    09/24/2008 2:37:28 PM PDT · by raybbr · 31 replies · 916+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 9-24-2008 | Martina Stewart
    Rep. Alcee Hastings told an audience of Jewish Democrats Wednesday that they should be wary of Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin because anybody toting guns and stripping moose dont care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks. If Sarah Palin isnt enough of a reason for you to get over whatever your problem is with Barack Obama, then you damn well had better pay attention, Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida said at a panel about the shared agenda of Jewish and African-American Democrats Wednesday. Hastings, who is African-American, was explaining what he intended to tell his Jewish...
  • Ex-Clinton Aide: Media Tougher On Palin-(Mark Penn-"The Press Has Lost Its Credibility")

    09/12/2008 2:03:45 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 21 replies · 272+ views
    CBS ^ | 9-12-08 | CBS
    THE MONEY QUOTES: "I think here the media is on very dangerous ground. I think that when you see them going through every single expense report that Governor Palin ever filed, if they don't do that for all four of the candidates, they're on very dangerous ground. I think the media so far has been the biggest loser in this race. And they continue to have growing credibility problems. And I think that that's a real problem growing out of this election. The media now, all of the media not just Fox News, that was perceived as highly partisan...
  • Obama Surrogates Urged To Mention Eagleton

    09/05/2008 12:17:18 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 106 replies · 351+ views
    Obama Surrogates Urged To Mention Eagleton 05 Sep 2008 01:56 am Barack Obama has forbidden his campaign from referencing Gov. Sarah Palin's family and has said he'd fire any staffer who violates the rule. But plenty, it seems, its fair game. In memos, e-mails and phone calls this week, Obama campaign officials have urged surrogates and allies to mention Republicans who are "nervous" about the Palin pick and to link those worries to George McGovern's aborted vice presidential pick of Thomas Eagleton in 1972, according to three Democratic surrogates. That year, McGovern rescinded the pick after learning that Eagleton had...
  • Media's Palin Derangement Syndrome: Suddenly, Old Media Thinks They are DNA Technicians

    John McCain's campaign spokesman is reporting that the media has deluged the campaign with demands that it provide DNA samples to "prove" that baby Trig is the true offspring of vice presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin.
  • Fowler Fouls: *Hurricane is God's Favor to Democrats*

    08/30/2008 12:35:40 PM PDT · by coffee260 · 58 replies · 556+ views
    Redstate ^ | August 30, 2008 | absentee
    On a plane from Denver to Charlotte following the Democrats' convention, I found myself seated behind former National Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Don Fowler and Congressman John Spratt of South Carolina. Their conversation was interesting to say the least.For example, they made fun of Sarah Palin for several minutes, Fowler calling her "Dan Quayle" on steroids and Spratt creatively describing her as "just terrible." They both agreed that, "Other than the simple fact that she's a female," she has nothing to offer.Then there was this gem of a moment from Fowler: Clickfor Video So you see, it's...
  • Durbin Compares U.S. Troops to Nazi's, Soviets, & Pol Pot (Remember who we fight)

    07/14/2008 9:42:17 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 28 replies · 175+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqIlXfkylD4If I read this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime - Pol Pot or others - that had no concern for human beings. Sadly, that is not the case.Sen. Dick Durbin on the Senate Floor
  • Delahunts Zinger

    06/28/2008 5:31:33 AM PDT · by Laverne · 47 replies · 119+ views
    American Spectator ^ | June 28, 2008 | The Prowler
    It would be generous to say we were stunned," says a Republican House Judiciary Member, describing his response when Congressman and Obama Superdelegate William Delahunt (MA-10) yesterday asked the vice president's chief of staff David Addington about water boarding of terrorists. Addington declined to comment, citing President Bush's refusal to discuss techniques used to attain vital intelligence, and added that another reason not to respond was that Al Qaeda is probably watching. Congressman Delahunt's response: "I'm glad they finally have a chance to see you." (Emphasis added.) But the House Republican and Judiciary member was not so stunned to notice...
  • Congressman Meant 'No Ill' With Al Qaeda Comment to Cheney Aide (Delahunt)

    06/26/2008 9:07:30 PM PDT · by james500 · 46 replies · 194+ views
    FOX News ^ | 6/26/2008 | Chad Pergram
    <p>A Democratic congressman who was accused of suggesting that Al Qaeda may want to harm a prominent White House official told FOX News he meant "no ill" by the comment.</p> <p>Massachusetts Rep. Bill Delahunt made the remark Thursday while questioning David Addington, Vice President Dick Cheneys chief of staff, during a House subcommittee hearing on interrogation policies.</p>
  • Pelosi Credits Irans Goodwill for Surge Success

    05/29/2008 11:42:30 AM PDT · by Jbny · 143 replies · 311+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | May 29, 2008 | Abe Greenwald
    In an interview yesterday with the San Francisco Chronicle, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi claimed the U.S. troop surge failed to accomplish its goal. She then partially credited the success of the troop surge to the goodwill of the Iranians, claiming that they were responsible for ending violence in the southern city of Basra. Asked if she saw any evidence of the surges positive impact on her May 17 trip to Iraq she responded: Well, the purpose of the surge was to provide a secure space, a time for the political change to occur to accomplish the reconciliation. That...
  • Outrage: DNC Ad Shows U.S. Soldiers Being Blown Up

    04/28/2008 7:51:15 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 100 replies · 209+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4-28-08 | Jim Meyers
    <p>The Democratic National Committee has sparked outrage among veterans and others across the internet by running an anti-John McCain ad that shows U.S. soldiers being blown up.</p> <p>After the new ads voice-over castigated McCain for suggesting that the United States may stay in Iraq for maybe 100 years, the footage becomes shocking.</p>
  • Outrage: DNC Ad Shows U.S. Soldiers Being Blown Up

    04/29/2008 5:41:56 AM PDT · by kellynla · 36 replies · 111+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | 4/29/2008 | staff
    The Democratic National Committee has sparked outrage among veterans and others across the internet by running an anti-John McCain ad that shows U.S. soldiers being hit by an IED blast. The video excerpt in the DNC ad does not indicate if the soldiers survived. Video: See the DNC Ad -
  • The left, the Democrats, and soldier death porn

    04/29/2008 1:20:16 PM PDT · by thinkingIsPresuppositional · 40+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | April 29, 2008
    The left, the Democrats, and soldier death porn In addition to the "100 years" lie, the DNC ad in question also shows a serious lack of respect to our servicemen and women by showing imagery of some of them blowing up: The Democratic National Committee has sparked outrage among veterans and others across the internet by running an anti-John McCain ad that shows U.S. soldiers being blown up. After the new ad’s voice-over castigated McCain for suggesting that the United States may stay in Iraq for “maybe 100” years, the footage becomes shocking. The DNC ad then shows an explosive...
  • DEMOCRAT PARTY AD SHOWS AMERICAN SOLDIERS BLOWN UP

    04/29/2008 3:53:51 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 9 replies · 90+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 29 April 08 | Pamela Geller
    Carolyn NJ State Coordinator Gathering of Eagles ent me the following message, " If you have not yet seen this ad from the Democratic Party, it shows two American soldiers being blown-up in iraq. My heart goes out to all of those families that have lost loved ones in Iraq, and I cannot imagine the anguish that this ad must be causing them. We MUST express our outrage to the Democratic Party - this ad is so hurtful to our military families and it should not be tolerated in the American political arena. If you have not seen the ad...
  • Cheney: Rev. Wright's remarks 'absolutely appalling'

    04/10/2008 4:34:39 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 18 replies · 58+ views
    by Mark Silva Vice President Dick Cheney, calling some of the remarks of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright absolutely appalling, is holding back his view of how Sen. Barack Obama has dealt with his retired pastors words. I've watched what's going on on the Democratic side with great interest, and sort of blowing hot and cold in terms of who is going to win -- whether it is going to be Sen. Clinton or Sen. Obama, Cheney noted in a telephone interview with conservative talk show host, Sean Hannity, today. I thought the controversy over Rev. Wright was remarkable,'' Cheney said....
  • The House Walk Out

    02/14/2008 1:03:06 PM PST · by ReleaseTheHounds · 75 replies · 304+ views
    National Review Online -- the Corner ^ | February 14, 2008 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    See link for video -- John Boehner leads Republicans out of the House, protesting the Democrats not addressing FISA extension.
  • HufPo Blogger: 'Haliburton' or 'Blackwater' Will Assassinate Obama

    Want some old fashioned black helicopter, conspiracy goofiness? Check out the frenzied work of HufPoster Joseph Palmero who imagines that if Obama becomes president members of Blackwater security services or Haliburton would somehow decide to assassinate him.
  • Pelosi hits bottom

    12/15/2007 2:06:47 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 58 replies · 168+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/15/07 | House editorial
    Just when you think the dominant left wing of the Democratic Party has hit rock-bottom, one of their partisans reaches new depths in slandering people who have an honest difference with them on policy. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hit the gutter on Thursday, when she tried to explain why Democrats are losing the budget war to President Bush. Mrs. Pelosi (who says she hopes to be able to practice a more civil approach next year) said she had misjudged Republican resolve particularly on the war against jihadists in Iraq. "They like this war," Mrs. Pelosi said. "They want this...
  • Democrats Owe General David Petraeus a Formal Public Apology

    12/02/2007 5:08:24 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 37 replies · 160+ views
    News Blaze ^ | 12-02-07 | John Lillpop
    Democrats Owe General David Petraeus a Formal Public Apology By John Lillpop December 2. 2007 To the utter and complete dismay of the Democrat party and its metaphorical bedmates at MoveOn.Org and in the mainstream media, it now appears as though the surge is working. Repeat: As of now, it looks as though conditions in Iraq are turning in favor of the U.S.-led coalition. Far from being lost as declared by Senator Harry Reid in a binge of wishful thinking, this war may actually be winnable. That great news for those who oppose terrorism is the cause of wide spread...
  • Rep. Pete Stark Apologizes For Suggesting Bush Enjoys Troop Deaths in Iraq

    10/23/2007 3:27:59 PM PDT · by mware · 67 replies · 115+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, October 23, 2007 | Fox News
    WASHINGTON Democratic Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark of California apologized Tuesday for comments he made last week suggesting President Bush was sending troops to Iraq to get their "heads blown off for his amusement." The apology came after the House voted 196-173 with eight members voting present to table a resolution introduced by House Minority Leader John Boehner censuring Stark.