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  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-03-12 ("Obama Just Blew It")

    10/03/2012 9:50:58 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 48 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 3, 2012 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The title of this THREAD, "Obama Just Blew It," pretty much sums up the despair of the DUmmies after watching The Bamster get slaughtered at tonight's debate by Mitt Romney. How bad was the slaughter? So bad that even the MSDNC hosts admitted that Obama lost badly. In fact, I thought the upset Chris Matthews seemed in desperate need of being hit with a tranquillizer dart to calm him down. Obama's debate defeat was so bad that there were MANY DUmmie threads on how badly he lost including, Ed says Romney won.... would you disagree? ... Tweety is beside...
  • Dem Debate Meltdown: Obama Surrogate Refers To 'President Romney'

    10/03/2012 8:41:56 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How utter was Mitt Romney's rout of Barack Obama tonight? In the post-debate spin room, a hopelessly muddled Martin O'Malley, Dem guv from Maryland and supposedly an Obama surrogate, wound up referring to "President Romney"! For good measure, pressed by MSNBC's Larry O'Donnell—clearly dismayed by Obama's dismal performance—to suggest what he'd recommend the prez do differently next time, a demoralized O'Malley could only mutter "uh, I don't know." View the video here.
  • The Obama Endorsement The Mainstream Media Doesn't Want You To Know About

    10/03/2012 3:11:55 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-3-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I've done this with Ahmadinejad (and many people understandably thought it was real), Putin, and Kim Jong Un. This is the first one where the endorsement is the real deal (the quote is real, the pic is still photoshopped).
  • Andrew Sullivan: Tucker Carlson A 'Degenerate, Disgusting Racist Demagogue'

    10/03/2012 1:36:58 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 71 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Andrew Sullivan is spitting mad at Tucker Carlson. Writing at The Daily Beast today, Sullivan vilifies the editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller as a "degenerate, disgusting, racist demagogue." Sullivan is infuriated by Carlson's Daily Caller having recently called attention to a 2007 speech, largely ignored by the MSM, by then presidential candidate Barack Obama. Addressing an audience of black ministers, Obama lavishly praised Rev. Jeremiagh Wright, blamed the LA riots and the response to Hurricane Katrina on racism and made, in the words of the Daily Caller, "repeated and all-but-explicit appeals to racial solidarity, referring to 'our' people and 'our...
  • 11 Other Ways Obama Sees Racism...(pics)

    10/03/2012 11:13:52 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-3-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Follow up to my post about the Obama Race Video           
  • Obama aide denies Bush bashing

    10/03/2012 10:15:07 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 15 replies ^ | 3 Oct 12 | Kevin Robillard
    President Barack Obama’s reelection effort is not blaming the sputtering economic recovery of the past four years on former President George W. Bush, his deputy campaign manager insisted Wednesday. “We’re absolutely not doing that,” Stephanie Cutter said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “In fact, we’re taking credit for the 5.1 million private-sector jobs that have been created over the past four years despite being handed the worst economy since the Great Depression. We’re taking credit for the million jobs that were protected under the president’s efforts to save the auto industry and the increase in manufacturing jobs for the first time...
  • Slandering Muhammad Is Not a Crime

    10/03/2012 9:56:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | October 3, 2012 | Jacob Sullum
    Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, President Barack Obama tried to explain this strange attachment that Americans have to freedom of speech. He was handicapped by his attraction to a moral principle whose dangers the journalist Jonathan Rauch presciently highlighted in his 1993 book, "Kindly Inquisitors": "Thou shalt not hurt others with words." During the past few weeks, the widespread, often violent and sometimes deadly protests against "Innocence of Muslims," a laughably amateurish trailer for a seemingly nonexistent film mocking the Prophet Muhammad, have demonstrated the alarming extent to which citizens of Muslim countries -- including peaceful moderates, as...
  • Obama and Romney's Dueling Secret Videos (pic)

    10/03/2012 9:45:33 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-3-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm sure we've all seen the video by's my nutshell of it.
  • A Conservative Response To Obama's "Lady Parts" E-card

    10/03/2012 9:42:22 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-3-12 | The Looking Spoon
    The Obama Campaign's Tumblr blog posted, and then quickly yanked this image (see the story about it at National Review)Here's my response
  • Obama's Foreign Policy Follies

    10/03/2012 8:55:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | October 3, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    We're now entering the fourth week of the "CSI: Benghazi" hostage crisis. That's how long an FBI forensic team has been trying to gain access in Libya to what the State Department still calls a crime scene -- the Obama administration's preferred term for the location of the first assassination of a U.S. ambassador since 1979 and the first successful al-Qaeda-backed attack on U.S. soil since the 9/11 strikes. (Our embassies and consulates are sovereign U.S. territory.) It is perhaps not accidental that the State Department cites the need to complete the investigation as an excuse to stay silent on...
  • Obama's Old-World Arrogance

    10/03/2012 8:34:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | October 3, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    When President Obama came to the U.N. General Assembly on September 25, his arrogance was on full display. He skipped meeting any world leaders, but did find time to sit down and talk about his lover moves on ABC's "The View." Topics included how he's a "romantic husband," how he "tucks in" his wife at night and how his first kiss with Michelle is now memorialized by a monument in Chicago. Meanwhile, Israel is preparing for war against a soon-to-be-nuclear Iran. Yawn. Obama also skipped the traditional luncheon, leaving U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon looking like "a jilted prom date,"...
  • Trickle Down and Tax Cuts (Dr. Thomas Sowell mentioned)

    Dr. Thomas Sowell's "'Trickle Down Theory' and 'Tax Cuts for the Rich'" has just been published by the Hoover Institution. Having read this short paper, the conclusion you must reach is that the term "trickle down theory" is simply a tool of charlatans and political hustlers. Sowell states that "no such theory has been found in even the most voluminous and learned histories of economic theories." That's from a scholar who has published extensively in the history of economic thought. Several years ago, Sowell, in his syndicated column, challenged anyone to name an economist from any economic school of thought...
  • Pain is a powerful motivator

    10/03/2012 4:15:04 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 8 replies
    Sentry Journal ^ | 10/02/12 | John Carey
    If you believe polls, most show President Obama with a slight edge over Mitt Romney going into the debates. This edge has left many pundits scratching their heads wondering how Obama can even be in this race. After all he has presided over one of the worst economic recoveries in our nation’s history. Unemployment has been over eight percent for three and a half years, we have lost our triple A credit rating, slipped from first to seventh in global competitiveness, increased our national debt by $6 trillion with nothing to show for it, lost 662,000 jobs to China since...
  • FULL Video of OBAMA SPEECH posted

    10/02/2012 7:30:15 PM PDT · by MaryLou1 · 67 replies
    TheDailyCaller ^ | 10/2/2012
    full 36 minutes at the link
  • What?

    10/02/2012 6:36:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 2, 2012 | Paul Greenberg
    The best response to all that's strange, mysterious or just surprising may be a smile. But the news of late has reduced me to the one-word question and expletive favored by "Mad Men's" Don Draper whenever he's confronted by anything that doesn't make sense: What?! Take the sheer number of fabrications Barack Obama managed to pack into one response to a simple question on CBS' "60 Minutes." To swallow them all would require a boxcar of salt. And the whole enchilada came packaged in our president's usual condescending style -- as if he were still addressing a class of first-year...
  • Correcting Biden's Gaffe About The Middle Class Being "Buried"

    10/02/2012 4:07:02 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-2-12 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed the latest and greatest from God's gift to conservatives see it here.
  • Obama Says Bush Ignoring 'Quiet Riot' Among Blacks [POSSIBLE ARTICLE ABOUT DRUDGE/HANNITY VIDEO]

    10/02/2012 3:48:52 PM PDT · by JediJones · 11 replies
    FOX News ^ | 6/5/2007 | Associated Press
    Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said Tuesday that the Bush administration has done nothing to defuse a "quiet riot" among blacks that threatens to erupt just as riots in Los Angeles did 15 years ago. [Obama] said that with black people from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast still displaced 20 months after Hurricane Katrina, frustration and resentments are building. "This administration was colorblind in its incompetence," Obama said at a conference of black clergy, "but the poverty and the hopelessness was there long before the hurricane. "All the hurricane did was to pull the curtain back for all the...
  • Barack Obama speaks at Hampton University (THIS LOOKS LIKE THE "NEW" DRUDGE/HANNITY VIDEO!)

    10/02/2012 3:32:53 PM PDT · by JediJones · 96 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/5/2007 | brettcam
    Title says it all. Length: 9:19
  • The Unraveling of Obama's Foreign Policy

    10/02/2012 2:34:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | October 2, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    Three days after Ambassador Chris Stevens was assassinated, Jay Carney told the White House press corps it had been the work of a flash mob inflamed by an insulting video about the Prophet Muhammad. As the killers had arrived with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons, this story seemed noncredible on its face. Yet two days later, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice doubled down. Appearing on five Sunday talk shows, she called the massacre the result of a "spontaneous" riot that was neither "preplanned" nor "premeditated." Carney and Rice deceived us. But were they deceived? It is impossible to believe that Carney...
  • Rush Limbaugh: As Predicted, the Corrupt Polls "Tighten"

    10/02/2012 1:44:25 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 17 replies
    Rush ^ | 2 Oct 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: CNN is panicking over their own poll. As predicted, the polls are starting to tighten. CNN, at least what they're saying, they're starting to panic. You'll hear the sound bites coming up. Oh, by the way, the Washington Post poll that was so devastating to Romney in the swing states, this goes beyond simple incompetence or media malpractice. This is genuine corruption. We find out, and from the Washington Post's own pollster, that they based last Friday's poll of Romney being up ten, 11, whatever it was in those three swing states, on 160 people with a...
  • The Main Event

    10/02/2012 12:57:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | October 2, 2012 | Cal Thomas
    Mitt Romney's main advantage in his first debate with President Obama on Wednesday may be that the president will be speaking without a teleprompter. His second advantage is the president's record and how he has failed to fulfill many of his promises. While the president will probably recycle his class warfare themes, Romney should focus on the president's domestic failures and on Republican initiatives that have worked in the past. We Americans didn't just crawl out of a cave. There is history.He might start with what has happened since the 2010 election, which elected 17 Republican governors. According to a...
  • Liberal Exploitation Of Who They Perceive To Be Victims Knows No Bounds (pic)

    10/02/2012 10:02:50 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-2-12 | The Looking Spoon
    First it was Julia, now National Review has an excellent piece on the latest female exploited by the Obama Campaign. Read it here.
  • D'Souza Can't Quite Accept the Real Obama

    10/02/2012 9:22:04 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 2, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    In 2016: Obama's America, the most successful and artful conservative documentary to date, author and producer Dinesh D'Souza takes a step closer to exposing the real Barack Obama. To get there, however, he will have to remove the obstacles he has set in his own way. "Obama came out of nowhere," says D'Souza at the film's beginning. "No one really knew him." The reason why no one knew him was simple enough. Obama discouraged the media from looking. The major media obliged, and their conservative counterparts in New York and Washington, fearing ridicule, honored this absurd gentleman's agreement. D'Souza was...
  • Could the Wilder Effect be the Explanation Behind Obama's Surge in the Polls?

    10/02/2012 9:12:17 AM PDT · by alan8228 · 15 replies
    Moore Common Sense ^ | 10/2/12 | Alan Moore
    I have been absolutely baffled at the recent poll numbers putting an unpopular president ahead of Mitt Romney. The economy is terrible, no majority supports virtually any of the policies passed by this Administration, and there is no sign of improvement - yet Barack Obama still leads in most polls. So what gives? There could be many explanations. Mitt Romney could be to blame. He has been criticized of running a sub-par campaign even though his fundraising (the true test of organizational strength) has at times eclipsed the incumbent president. Polls are rarely seen by pundits and casual observers alike...
  • Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year

    10/02/2012 7:38:15 AM PDT · by JediJones · 70 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | 10/2/2012 | Cherri Gregg
    Judge Robert Simpson has effectively decided to block part of the law. Following his ruling, voters will still be asked for a valid voter ID at the poll. But if they don’t have it, they will still be able to cast their vote in the usual manner. The judge suspended the portion of the law that would have required voters without valid ID to cast what is called a “provisional” ballot, which would not be counted unless the voter could produce a valid photo ID within six days after the election. Judge Simpson says he viewed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s...
  • 20 Reasons You Just Might Be A Liberal (2012 Election Edition)

    10/02/2012 4:54:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 2, 2012 | John Hawkins
    With apologies to Jeff Foxworthy, you just might be a liberal if... 1) You get extremely upset about the idea of the government coming into our bedrooms unless it's to give everyone free birth control. 2) You believe that people who hold the exact same position on gay marriage that Barack Obama did last year are horrible bigots who are unfit to hold office. 3) You think that Mitt Romney, who has raked leaves for old people, helped a dying child with his will, and paid for college educations for kids who became quadriplegics in a car wreck, is less...
  • On the Debates

    10/02/2012 5:58:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 2, 2012 | David Limbaugh
    Mitt Romney must use the debates to spotlight President Obama's disastrous record -- with no mercy. Let's just consider a few major points Romney must make on domestic issues. Obama's record and his agenda for a second term are a target-rich environment. Unless the majority of voting Americans have decided to embrace Obama's vision of a fundamentally changed America -- an America that barely resembles the freest, most prosperous and mightiest land in world history that we have come to adore -- then Obama will experience a crushing defeat in November. Indeed, Romney should be unafraid to point out that...
  • Campaign Insiders 100112 [FOX weekly show w/ Pat Cadell]

    10/01/2012 8:15:25 PM PDT · by JediJones · 16 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 10/01/2012 | FOX NEWS
    The Campaign Insiders discuss the state of the race as we turn to the debate. Is the race close enough so that Romney will continue to play it safe? Duration 24:46
  • Polls: Obama Maintains Small National Lead

    10/01/2012 5:20:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Guy Benson
    As the presidential debates are set to kick off this week, Barack Obama continues to hold a modest national lead over Mitt Romney.  Here are the top-line numbers among likely voters in three new polls:   Washington Post/ABC News - Obama 49, Romney 47Politico/GWU - Obama 49, Romney 47Rasmussen - Obama 50, Romney 47 (includes leaners) Digging a little deeper, the WaPo/ABC News poll shows a virtually-tied national race, but has Obama up by eleven in the swing states.  This makes little sense.  Obama is expected to clean up in non-swing states with the largest populations: California, New York and...
  • Tinfoil Hats Now Available At The Obama Store?

    10/01/2012 5:09:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-1-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Inspired by an idea at this comment thread (scroll down to comment #4) at PJ Media that my friend Patrick Richardson alerted me to...
  • They Want You to Think the Election is Over

    10/01/2012 11:51:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush ^ | October 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Some shocking news in the Drive-By Media today. The election is over. Mitt Romney has lost. It's all over out there. Actually, that's not the case. The polls today are starting to tighten up exactly as predicted here. Now we're into October. The debate is Wednesday night. Have you noticed what's going on with this? The DNC and Howard Dean and a number of others... Even Obama himself is saying, "Mitt's a much better debater than I am." They're really out there lowering expectations for Obama in the debate on Wednesday night, and he's got a tough...
  • Video: Herman Cain Schools Anti-American College Hecklers

    10/01/2012 3:24:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Guy Benson
    Former presidential candidate and successful CEO Herman Cain participated in a jobs forum at the University of Michigan last week.  During his presentation, Cain told several hundred students that they'll enjoy at least one significant advantage when the enter the job market, triggering an interesting response from a handful of hecklers:   Cain: "This is the greatest country in the world."Students: "Not," "It's not!" The rest of the audience gasped, booed, and a few chanted "U-S-A."  Cain then launched into an epic impromptu monologue about the greatness of America -- her liberties, her prosperity, her military strength, and her opportunities...
  • Leaked Photo Of Obama Preparing To Debate Romney

    10/01/2012 11:13:29 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 27 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-1-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Follow up to Leaked Photo Of Romney Preparing To Debate Obama...
  • Obama’s Hidden Tax – Inflation

    10/01/2012 5:34:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    The federal government – actually, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – just announced that the inflation rate for the year ending July 2012 was 1.4% Most of us had to rub our eyes in disbelief when we saw this number; have these people not entered a supermarket recently? How could they possibly release such a figure with prices skyrocketing all over? Which brings us to Ed Butowsky, who has had enough of what he believes are misleading numbers and has decided to do something about it. Butowsky, who runs Chapwood Investments, got peeved about what he believes are intentionally...
  • Do Democrats Own The Terms 'Racism" and "Lying"? (Yes They Do)

    10/01/2012 4:44:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Lurita Doan
    Democrats have run a number on Republicans. They have skillfully captured certain words in the American lexicon and redefined them, applying Democrat-themed meanings for the specific purpose of cowing Republicans into silence and submission. I have watched the escalation of this vocabulary abuse for almost a decade, and I am sorry to say, this particular Democrat scheme is working. Republicans seem afraid to speak the unvarnished truth about Democrat party leaders for fear of reprisals in the mainstream media, an organization that has repeatedly proved that it is indisputably in the tank for Barack Obama. What are Republicans afraid to...
  • The Particulars of Polls

    10/01/2012 3:45:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Michael Barone
    As a recovering pollster (I worked for Democratic pollster Peter Hart from 1974 to 1981), let me weigh in on the controversy over whether the polls are accurate. Many conservatives are claiming that multiple polls have overly Democratic samples, and some charge that media pollsters are trying to discourage Republican voters. First, some points about the limits of polls. Random sample polling is an imprecise instrument. There's an error margin of 3 or 4 percent, and polling theory tells us that one out of 20 polls is wrong, with results outside the margin of error. Sometimes it's easy to spot...
  • Can’t Promote Freedom Abroad as it Disappears at Home

    10/01/2012 3:29:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | October 1, 2012 | Star Parker
    Baseball player Yogi Berra once said “you can see a lot just by looking.” Simple wisdom, that President Obama is not likely to heed. In order to see you have to want to look at the truth that’s actually out there. With reality so different from how our president wishes to portray it, he has little interest in seeing things as they really are. The president delivered a “Kumbaya” appeal this past week to the current session of the United Nations General Assembly. The pitch, about peaceful resolution of disputes, tolerance, and free speech, was clearly aimed at Muslim nations....
  • Campaign Insiders 9/24/12 [Fox News show w/ Pat Cadell]

    10/01/2012 12:34:14 AM PDT · by JediJones · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/24/2012 | Fox News
    Analysis of the current political field from experts John LeBoutillier, Doug Schoen, and Pat Caddell.
  • Obama's Lies and Double Standard on Outsourcing

    09/30/2012 12:34:33 PM PDT · by LD Jackson · 1 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 09/30/12 | LD Jackson
    We are getting close to being one month away from the election and all the polls seem to be showing President Obama leading Mitt Romney. Other than the fact that Romney's campaign seems to be stuck in neutral, I can see no real reason the majority of Americans would want Obama to have another four years with which to destroy our country. He seems to be successful in persuading Americans to follow his vision for America, instead of the vision of Mitt Romney. One method he has used to do that is to attack Mitt Romney for things he has...
  • Obama shields genocidal Muslim from Republican legislation

    09/30/2012 10:07:54 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/30/2012 | Doug Book
    Barack Obama has decided to oppose Republican legislation which would deny American aid to any nation which hosts a visit from legendary Muslim murderer, Sudan president Omar al Bashir. Introduced by Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia, the Amendment to 2013 Foreign Operations Appropriations passed the House in May, its purpose to “…send a clear message to the international community that Bashir, the world’s most notorious perpetrator of genocide deserves to be treated as a pariah.” (1) That “clear message” would prevent offending nations collecting billions in non-humanitarian foreign aid from the United States. In 2008, the International Criminal Court (ICC)...
  • Why Rice Resigning, Misses The Point

    09/30/2012 6:49:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | September 30, 2012 | Kevin McCullough
    Dr. Susan Rice should resign her post as the U.N. Ambassador of the United States. The bald-faced lies that she blatantly repeated five days after the savage and brutal attack against the American compounds (plural) in Libya on September 11, 2012 are enough to bar her from being allowed to represent the United States in any position of trust for a very long time to come. Americans don't like it when facts get mixed up or miscommunicated, but purposefully using the media megaphone that is the top television news platforms to openly lie to the American people defies Nixonian and...
  • Get A Grip: Americans Must Demand Better Government in November and Beyond

    09/30/2012 4:57:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | September 30, 2012 | Austin Hill
    Barack Obama is beating Mitt Romney. Wait- Romney and Obama are tied in Pennsylvania. And how about all those bungled calls from the NFL fill-in refs? Americans are seriously pre-occupied as we enter the fourth quarter of 2012. Obsessions about the football season and “Dancing with The Stars” are a pleasant diversion from our present hardship and gloomy future, and frustrations over the logic-defying presidential polls makes for interesting talk show fodder. But after the election – and after the close of 2012 – Americans will need to grapple with myriad problems in our government. Whoever wins the White House...
  • Dear Mitt: Please Don’t Morph into a Wuss During the Debates. Regards, Doug Giles

    09/30/2012 4:03:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies ^ | September 30, 2012 | Doug Giles
    I’ve got to admit … I’m a wee bit concerned about the upcoming presidential debates. My fear is that Mitt, for whatever reason, will take the McCain fetal position before Obama and not come out swinging for the fence. Mitt ought to do this Wednesday what Babe Ruth did in ‘32 and point to Chicago like the Bambino pointed to centerfield bleachers and then verbally hammer Obama out of the park and back to Illinois. In addition to Mitt being the aggressor versus a genteel back-pedaler, I’d like to see some former Navy SEALs in the crowd stand up and...
  • Obama Administration to Defense Contractors: No Layoff Notices Until After Election, Please

    09/29/2012 4:07:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | September 29, 2012 | Kate Hicks
    In an effort to make the economy look a little rosier than it is, the Obama administration is basically coercing defense contractors so as to prevent news of layoffs hitting voters before the election. With sequestration about to result in some major cuts to the defense budget, contractors will lose government business -- and that means, employees will lose jobs. But to prevent poor numbers ahead of the November election, the Obama administration has made it very, well, fiscally unwise for companies to issue layoff notices too early. The Labor Department issued guidance in July saying it would be “inappropriate”...
  • Managing Expectations: Team Obama Paints Romney as Best Debater in History

    09/29/2012 3:49:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | September 29, 2012 | Kate Hicks
    For all President Obama's rhetorical gifts -- and despite the fact that he was widely viewed as the winner of all three presidential debates in 2008 -- Democrats appear to be engaged in a campaign of expectation-managing ahead of the upcoming matchups between Obama and Mitt Romney. Indeed, as the president's press team to his debate prep partern John Kerry would have it, Romney is a veritable reincarnation of one of history's greatest debaters, Abraham Lincoln himself. Here's John Kerry opining on Romney's "mad skillz" at the podium (h/t Erika Johnsen): Oh, please. Please, please, please. Give me 20 breaks,...
  • Introducing The New Polling Firm of Madoff, Marist, Quinnipiac and Ponzi

    09/29/2012 3:57:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | September 29, 2012 | Hugh Hewitt
    After a few weeks spent tracking down and questioning pollsters and the reporters of polls, I can assure the reader that pollsters are the modern-day alchemists. They promise to turn numbers into predictive gold. We'd all like to believe these magical powers exist, but we shouldn't. The pollsters of 2012 just don't know who is going to win in November any more than did the pollsters of 1980 know that Ronald Reagan was headed towards a landslide in that late-breaking year. I'd like to believe Scott Rasmussen that the race between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is tied. Democrats would...
  • ... Film Claiming Obama's Mother Once Posed for Pornographic Pictures Sent to a MILLION swing voters

    09/28/2012 8:33:52 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 69 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 28 September 2012 | The Daily Mail (U.K.)
    Now it's getting REALLY dirty: "Outrageous" film claiming Obama's mother once posed for pornographic pictures is sent to a MILLION swing voters - The film claims that Mr Obama's real father is left wing poet and Communist party activist, Frank Marshall Davis - 100,000 copies of the DVD, containing extraordinary claims, have already been mailed to voters in Ohio with up to three million more planned to go out - As Mitt Romney lags in the polls the material could be potentially damaging for the Obama campaign - It has already won the support of Alabama's Republican Party chairman Bill...
  • In The 50's We Had "I Like Ike", In 2012 "Mitt Is It"

    09/28/2012 5:04:55 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 19 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-28-12 | The Looking Spoon
    The slogan's not new (the first part), but the idea of this image popped in my head randomly, so I made it...
  • President Obama Calls for “Economic Patriotism,” Comrade

    09/28/2012 5:00:22 PM PDT · by LD Jackson · 8 replies
    Capitol Commentary ^ | 09/28/12 | Harrison Price
    Peoples of the United States!First we had the “Patriotic Millionaires” so the 99% could rally around the 1%. Now we have the “Economic Patriots” so the 99% can look like idiots:“During campaign season, you always hear a lot about patriotism,” Obama told supporters at an outdoor amphitheater near the Virginia coast. “Well, you know what, it’s time for a new economic patriotism — and economic patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class.”Economic Patriotism sounds a lot like Herman Goering’s “Strength Through Joy” or some other such absurd Totalitarian slogan.We all...
  • The One Word Answer To The Next Time Obama Says He'll Be President For All Americans

    09/28/2012 1:44:40 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-28-12 | The Looking Spoon