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  • Curse of The Donald? Steve Harvey Announces Wrong Miss Universe Winner

    12/20/2015 9:47:35 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 59 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 21, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Are there certain elemental forces in the universe (or at least Miss Universe) that must not be mocked? And is one of those forces the former owner of the Miss Universe contest, Donald Trump? Those that have antagonized The Donald seem eerily to have suffered miserable fates. Just ask Lindsey Graham, Rick Perry, or Jeb Bush whose poll numbers seem to have almost completely vanished after attacking Trump. However, their fates do not seem to have been nearly as bad as that suffered on Sunday by Miss Universe host Steve Harvey.In the first video below you can see Steve Harvey...
  • Host Steve Harvey Crowns Wrong Miss Universe [Harvey Can't Read And Can't Spell!]

    12/20/2015 10:57:38 PM PST · by Steelfish · 28 replies
    ABCNews ^ | EMILY KNAPP
    Host Steve Harvey Crowns Wrong Miss Universe By EMILY KNAPP Dec 21, 2015 PHOTO: Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega, center, removes the crown from Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, left, before giving it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, right, at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Las Vegas.John Locher/AP Photo Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega, center, removes the crown from Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, left, before giving it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, right, at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Las Vegas. Gutierrez was incorrectly named the winner before Wurtzbach...
  • Aretha Franklin: Obama was 'tired' when he misspelled 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T'

    03/10/2014 4:06:21 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 84 replies
    FoxNews ^ | March 10, 2014
    Aretha Franklin has much R-E-S-P-E-C-T for President Barack Obama — regardless of his spelling skills. At a White House tribute to the "Women of Soul" last Thursday, Obama dropped the initial "E'' when trying to spell out "respect" as the queen of soul does in her famous song. He was spelling out the word as part of Franklin's introduction. "I'm sure the President had much on his agenda and was just a little tired," the 71-year-old singer said in a statement Monday.
  • Obama’s Major Strategic Blunder – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    08/22/2012 8:26:47 AM PDT · by Signalman · 17 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 8/22/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss Obama’s major strategic blunder that will probably cost him a victory in the election. Tune in!
  • VIDEO: Biden Imitates Sign Language Lady (O.M.G.)

    08/14/2012 11:39:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 18 replies
    You just need to watch the video... lol "I have more to say, but I am saying too much already because these guys get me going... and you're gonna have trouble translating all this! That poor lady, she's gonna have tendinitis by the time she finishes this."
  • LITERARY AGENT RESPONDS TO ‘BORN IN KENYA’ OBAMA BIO: ‘NOTHING MORE THAN A FACT CHECKING ERROR’

    05/17/2012 2:59:13 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 174 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 05/17/12 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    The text editor of the 1991 literary agency booklet that described Barack Obama as “born in Kenya” said Thursday the line in question was “nothing more than a fact checking error.” Miriam Goderich issued a statement to the Political Wire saying the future president never suggested “in any way that he was born in Kenya and not Hawaii”: “You’re undoubtedly aware of the brouhaha stirred up by Breitbart about the erroneous statement in a client list Acton & Dystel published in 1991 (for circulation within the publishing industry only) that Barack Obama was born in Kenya. This was nothing more...
  • Rosen: 'I Apologize to Ann Romney'

    04/12/2012 11:00:21 AM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 199 replies
    Big Government ^ | 04-12-12 | Ben Shapiro
    Amid a massive backlash from the American public and a stampeding retreat from her supporters, Democratic National Committee advisor Hilary Rosen backtracked from her words about Ann Romney last night on CNN, stating a few moments ago, “As a pundit, I know my words on CNN last night were poorly chosen … I apologize to Ann Romney.” The report of that statement comes from Jim Acosta at CNN. The question is whether the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee will apologize to Romney, and whether they will fire Rosen over this incident. Rosen has long been associated with the...
  • Obama mistakes first surviving Medal of Honor recipient for a DEAD hero soldier

    06/24/2011 10:49:12 AM PDT · by Justaham · 30 replies
    President Obama made an embarrassing blunder during an address to U.S. soldiers. Speaking at Fort Drum in upstate New York yesterday, the President mixed up two Medal of Honor recipients, referring to dead hero soldier Jared Monti as alive. For the members of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division who listened to the President's speech, the remark no doubt came as a shock. The President said: 'Throughout my service, first as a senator and then as a presidential candidate and then as a President, I’ve always run into you guys. And for some reason it’s always in some rough spots....
  • Man Told 'You're Pregnant - Maybe With Twins' (UK)

    12/08/2010 2:29:00 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 34 replies
    sky news ^ | Dec 8, 2010 | David Crabtree
    A Birmingham man was left "flabbergasted" after a hospital told him he was pregnant - and could be expecting twins. Hilton Plettell received a letter inviting him for a scan at the ante-natal department of Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Hospital, to find out how far pregnant he was. The 50-year-old merchandising manager was asked to attend with a full bladder - standard practice for ultrasound scans - and told that "sometimes it can show twins".
  • Delaware Senate race moved to Lean Democrat

    09/15/2010 12:20:35 AM PDT · by tlb · 103 replies
    Rothenberg ^ | September 14, 2010 | Stuart Rothenberg
    Christine O’Donnell’s upset over Cong Mike Castle in the GOP primary dramatically alters Republican prospects for November in Delaware. Castle had broad appeal, including to independents and even Democratic voters, while O’Donnell’s appeal is limited to tea party conservatives. Lacking an impressive resume and unlikely to garner significant national Republican support, O’Donnell clearly looks like an underdog against New Castle County Executive Chris Coons (D), who is suddenly transformed to the favorite in the general election. While tea party activists are jumping for joy at the primary results, it’s Democrats who will have the last laugh in Delaware. We’re moving...
  • Arizona Cops Not Happy With J.D. Hayworth Over Paul Babeu Comments (Attack backfired)

    07/22/2010 6:55:18 PM PDT · by tlb · 57 replies · 1+ views
    Phoenix New Times ^ | Jul. 22 2010 | James King
    J.D. Hayworth's criticism of John McCain over a TV ad featuring Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu seems to have backfired. Since calling on McCain to pull the ad because Babeu called in to a white-supremacist radio show -- apparently without knowing it was a show for racists -- Hayworth's now taking his lumps from Arizona lawmen defending the sheriff. This afternoon, the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police put out a press release calling on Hayworth to retract his comments about Babeu and demanding an apology. "We're about to enforce SB1070, and the White House doesn't trust Arizona Peace Officers to...
  • J.D. Hayworth: ‘U.S. Never Formally Declared War On Hitler’s Germany’

    05/24/2010 8:33:35 PM PDT · by tlb · 112 replies · 2,369+ views
    Medialite ^ | May 24th, 2010 | Glynnis MacNicol
    Yesterday, brought us media pundits stumbling through basic citizenship questions, today brings us John McCain nemesis J.D. Hayworth stumbling through basic U.S. history questions…sort of. Hayworth is making some headlines for telling an audience member at local GOP gathering that technically speaking the U.S. never declared war in Nazi Germany. Cue collective gasp (and a lot of Texas textbook jokes). Here’s what he said in full in response to an audience member who remarked on how the U.S. no longer formally declares war in modern conflicts: I would also point out, that if we want to be sticklers, the war...
  • Hillary's Mexico Visit Blunders Ignored by Old Media

    03/29/2009 6:17:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies · 1,570+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 29, 2009 | Warner Todd Huston
    Thus far, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made two diplomatic blunders during her visit to Mexico that the U.S. Old Media are shockingly uninterested in highlighting. One was a policy blunder and the other a cultural/religious one. Clinton's first mistake was in imagining she is still a Senator that can make pronouncements on pending laws and policy plans instead of a mere envoy of the president, a mouth piece that hasn't the same freedom to invent policy prescriptions and laws that a Senator does. Last week, Clinton told Mexican officials that "we" -- as in the U.S. government...
  • obambi's two week report card

    02/28/2009 10:25:09 PM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 4 replies · 583+ views
    Self | 3-1-9 | Sequoyah101
    A buddy sent this. Not checked all of it but it sounds aobut right. OBAMA One Big A__ Mistake America “Americans grew tired of being thought to be stupid by the rest of the world, so they went to the polls and removed all doubt.” OBAMA’S TWO-WEEK RECAP 1, The American people elect a black president with a total of 42 days experience as a U S Senator from the most politically corrupt state in America whose governor is ousted from office. The President's first official act is to close Gitmo and make sure Terrorists civil rights are not violated....
  • NK Leader Makes Public Appearance: ABC Report (ABC now a NK State TV?)

    10/20/2008 10:30:19 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies · 605+ views
    Korea Times ^ | 10/21/08
    NK Leader Makes Public Appearance: ABC Report North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has made his first public appearance in nearly two months, U.S. broadcaster ABC reported Monday. ABC cited analysts who said the appearance is "aimed at quelling speculations about his health," according to Yonhap News. The report, however, did not elaborate on when and where Kim made the appearance. The South Korean government also declined to confirm the report, saying, ``Kim's public activity has not been detected recently.'' Reports have said he suffered a stroke and underwent brain surgery but North Korea denied the reports. In its report, ABC...
  • Barack Obama's big blunder

    09/14/2008 6:15:20 AM PDT · by lt.america · 107 replies · 632+ views
    Daily News ^ | Sept 14, 2008 | Michael Goodwin
    With top Dems fearing Barack Obama is in a hole, the Obama campaign has made a weird decision. It's going to dig that hole deeper, harder and faster. No more Mr. Nice Guy, Obama vows. He's going to really start hitting John McCain now. He's going to make voters understand that McCain equals four more years of George Bush.
  • Obama: Lipstick on a Pig (Did he just call Sarah Palin a pig and a stinky fish?)

    09/09/2008 3:36:33 PM PDT · by kristinn · 1,565 replies · 3,561+ views
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Amie Parnes reports from Lebanon, VA: Obama poked fun of McCain and Palin's new "change" mantra. "You can put lipstick on a pig," he said as the crowd cheered. "It's still a pig." "You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It's still gonna stink." "We've had enough of the same old thing." The crowd apparently took the "lipstick" line as a reference to Palin, who described the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull in a single word: "lipstick."
  • Rookie plumber's $12m blunder [burned down a $12 million mansion]

    04/18/2007 12:44:22 PM PDT · by bedolido · 22 replies · 455+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 4-18-2007 | staff writer
    A 17-YEAR -old rookie plumber has burned down a £5 million ($12 million) waterside mansion in southwest England, after a soldering task during his first day on the job went horribly wrong. The historic mansion in Kingswear, Devon, was undergoing a £2 million renovation when a fire ripped through the eight-bedroom house overnight.
  • Mitt’s Commie phrase sparks rage

    03/19/2007 10:28:03 PM PDT · by JohnSheppard · 86 replies · 1,630+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 03/20/2007 | Dave Wedge
    Cubans in Miami are steaming mad at former Gov. Mitt Romney for shooting his mouth off in stumbling Spanish, mispronouncing names and erroneously associating a notorious Fidel Castro-spewed Communist catch phrase with freedom fighters. Politicians in South Florida have lashed out at the former Massachusetts governor and 2008 presidential hopeful for describing the socialist saying “Patria o muerte, venceremos” as “inspiring” and for claimingthe phrase was swiped from liberty-seeking Cubans by leftist admirers of Castro. The phrase, which means “Fatherland or death, we shall overcome,” was bellowed as a political speech sign-off by the dictator for decades. At another point...
  • Pelosi comments draw White House ire (..."It's a tragedy. It's a stark blunder.")

    01/19/2007 12:51:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies · 2,921+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | Lolita Baldor - ap
    WASHINGTON - In a critique the White House labeled as "poisonous," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (news, bio, voting record) charged Friday that President Bush is wading too deeply into Iraq and said it should not be "an obligation of the American people in perpetuity." Pelosi said Bush "has dug a hole so deep he can't even see the light on this. It's a tragedy. It's a stark blunder." White House spokeswoman Dana Perino retorted that Pelosi's comments were "poisonous," referring to the portion of Pelosi's statement that asserted Bush is rushing new troops there and betting that Congress won't cut...