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  • How The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Became The World's Greatest Bore

    04/16/2013 2:07:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 16/4/13 | Bernard Avishai
    Israel turns 65 today, old enough to know better; and if life begins at conception, the state and I are exactly the same age. So forgive me for going all meta. I can imagine pretty much what I'll be, if at all, in 20 years. But Israel? I ask because the conflict with the Palestinians seems headed to something bad, yet the peace process has become a great bore. Presumably, everybody knows the arguments and grievances and indignations. They know that two states have been preempted by Tel Aviv's complacency, or settler momentum, or Ramallah's nostalgia, or Gaza's missiles; that...
  • Obama the Bore

    07/25/2011 11:28:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/25/11 | Abraham Katsman
    President Obama is going to lose his bid for re-election. Not just because of the anemic recovery, stubborn unemployment, runaway spending, staggering deficits, lack of public faith in his ability as commander-in-chief, his hostility towards Israel's government, the rise of the Tea Party, or the Republican-favoring implications of redistricting on the electoral map. Those are all factors, and the coming months will provide endless columns discussing each. (Of this I am sure, for I intend to write some of them.) But there is a more fundamental reason he'll lose: Barack Obama, once perceived as extraordinary, now just seems extra-ordinary. He...
  • Mel Gibson's Career Seems Over

    07/11/2010 9:27:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 102 replies · 4+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 07/11/2010
    Mel Gibson seemed to weather the media firestorm that followed his drunk-driving arrest and anti-Semitic rant in 2006. A handful of Hollywood types called for a boycott, but Gibson’s apology tour somewhat smoothed things over. But the latest example of the actor’s bigotry—tapes of him threatening his girlfriend with awful racist and sexist taunts—is surely the final nail in the coffin. Gibson’s been dropped by his agency, William Morris Endeavor, just after his longtime agent Ed Limato died. He hasn’t been a bankable star much recently, even though peers like Bruce Willis still nab action roles. Gibson may be able...
  • COULD HAITI UNDO OBAMA?

    01/14/2010 6:44:09 PM PST · by freedomyes · 133 replies · 3,583+ views
    TruthInConviction | Jan 14 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Obama already is in over his head concerning his own country. He has not brought hope and change as he promised. He has been discovered as the inept individual many knew him to be before he walked into the White House.
  • Clint Eastwood’s "Invictus": A Colossal Bore

    12/11/2009 7:46:57 AM PST · by AJKauf · 47 replies · 2,553+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Dec. 11 | John Boot
    South Africa is plagued with astonishing levels of crime and poverty, its peoples segregated and suspicious of one another. But the new Clint Eastwood-directed movie Invictus says that’s all okay, because the country’s rugby team won a few games in 1995. Coming off last winter’s excellent and far more challenging Gran Torino, Invictus is shockingly pedestrian and cliché-ridden. Its level of racial naivety makes it a sort of Driving Mr. Damon, with Morgan Freeman accepting a demotion from his usual roles as God or the president of the United States. This time he merely plays a saint — Nelson Mandela....
  • CBO Lowballs Waxman-Markey Cost

    07/13/2009 6:06:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies · 737+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 13, 2009
    Climate Change: Supporters of economy-killing cap-and-trade legislation not only misquote the Congressional Budget Office's report lowballing the costs. They ignore how CBO cooked the books to get its numbers.We have often cited the CBO in our editorials. It's a nonpartisan entity whose staffers normally do a decent job analyzing data and crunching numbers. But as regards the true cost of climate change legislation, they have fallen victim to the computer-age trap: garbage in, garbage out. In recent weeks, ABC's "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos twice misquoted a CBO analysis of the Waxman-Markey bill that claims that we can save the...
  • This thread has been locked, it will not receive new replies.

    12/28/2008 6:04:38 PM PST · by HollyButler · 500 replies · 11,410+ views
    Dear sir, I am very sorry I posted this story and will reframe from posting any future stories as I did search under illegals and did not see said story being remitted and I certainly do not wish to have Sidebar Moderator displeased and/or upset with me and feel it's better to discontinue posting any future stories when it requires an extensive serach over hundereds of sections. I am very sorry to of caused you problems and will be reframing from posting future stories, this will leave you one less person to double check any story that could be listed...
  • The Right Pick was Senator Fred Thompson (Van Ity)

    10/15/2008 6:33:15 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 43 replies · 1,063+ views
    mind01 | 10-15-2008 | Eddie01
    McCain is not capable.
  • VANITY: Has anyone checked out Apple's Web-Page (BARF ALERT)

    10/14/2007 3:58:28 PM PDT · by Snoopers-868th · 40 replies · 31+ views
    Take your BARF bag!!
  • Bill O'Reilly Continues To Miss The Point

    09/27/2007 1:35:13 PM PDT · by WyCoKsRepublican · 59 replies · 155+ views
    I'm listening to Mr. O'Reilly dig his hole a little deeper. I don't believe he is a racist. I do believe he panders and wants everybody to like him. He only comes across looking like a comedian who isn't getting any laughs. I bought a Roberta Flack album when I was in college. I don't have to tell people that to convince them I'm not a racist. The Great Oz Has Spoken
  • Public Letter to Harold Ford, Jr., Re: The O'Reilly Factor and Free Republic

    08/11/2007 1:46:22 PM PDT · by kristinn · 222 replies · 19,824+ views
    Saturday, August 11, 2007 | Kristinn
    The Honorable Harold Ford, Jr. Chairman Democratic Leadership Council 600 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Suite 400 Washington, D.C. 20003 Dear Rep. Ford, I appeared with you on the O’Reilly Factor on July 31, 2007, in my capacity as spokesman for FreeRepublic.com to discuss politics on the Internet. The host, Bill O’Reilly, falsely accused FreeRepublic.com of having the following comments on its site: "Homosexuals are dogs," "I hate blacks," "Hillary Clinton should be assassinated," and "A stray bullet should kill her." To be blunt, those comments were made up by the O’Reilly Factor. The O’Reilly Factor was not able to provide documentation...
  • O'Reilly and Lanny Davis just called Free Republic a Right Wing Hate site

    07/30/2007 5:08:38 PM PDT · by kjam22 · 504 replies · 15,471+ views
    vanity | 7-30-2007 | kjam22
    Anybody watching OReily now? OReily says he'll point out and take to task any republicans going to right wing hate sites. Freerepublic was specifically mentioned.
  • algore poll -Should the U of M give Al Gore an honorary doctorate?

    02/22/2007 12:41:49 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 17 replies · 433+ views
    MPLS star & sickle ^ | 2-22-07 | star & sickle
    Instant poll: Should the U of M give Al Gore an honorary doctorate? University President Robert Bruininks said recently that two of the colleges were working to award a degree to the former vice president. Yes. He's done important work to save the environment No. He's a master of junk science Don't know
  • Gore ex-campaign chief wishes on her star 'Wait till Oscar night,' Donna Brazile says...

    02/03/2007 6:12:22 AM PST · by ChuckShick · 38 replies · 903+ views
    The Morning Call ^ | January 31, 2007 | Daryl Nerl
    Gore ex-campaign chief wishes on her star 'Wait till Oscar night,' Donna Brazile says of a possible 2008 run. By Daryl Nerl Of The Morning Call Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama are the hot early front-runners, while 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry has already bowed out. But could former Vice President Al Gore be waiting to make a dramatic entrance into the 2008 presidential race, especially if he wins an Oscar next month? His former campaign manager, Donna Brazile, strongly implied that possibility while speaking at Moravian College in Bethlehem Tuesday night. ''Wait till Oscar night,'' Brazile told...
  • Youtube:Al Gore's Penguin Army

    08/03/2006 9:56:12 AM PDT · by llevrok · 5 replies · 464+ views
    YouTube.Com ^ | 8/3/06
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=IZSqXUSwHRI&search=gore%20and%20penguinWatch this spoof of an "inconvenient truth".If you loved "March of the Penguins"You'll cry! You'll laugh out loud as Al explains it all.
  • Drafting Gore: There's Something In The Air

    07/23/2006 11:56:22 AM PDT · by Mark · 86 replies · 2,192+ views
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 7/23/06 | Mariel Garza, Columnist
    A very suspicious (and perhaps a tad demented) person might see more than just evidence of global warming in this heat wave that's crisping up the country of late. Clearly, there's a mysterious scheme afoot to get Al Gore elected — or, re-elected if you like — as president of the United States in 2008. Laugh if you like, but chew on this: Can it be mere coincidence that a “An Inconvenient Truth,” a movie about a PowerPoint presentation that consists of mostly scientific exposition, by a guy once so stiff he made John Kerry seem like a drag queen,...
  • Gore's Oil Rant Full Of Hot Air: Political Hasbeen Crusades Against Alberta Oil Industry

    07/08/2006 4:40:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 26 replies · 1,081+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | 7-8-06 | Paul Stanway
    It's wonderful that Ralph Klein and Stephen Harper are working to raise our profile in Washington, but for every silver lining there is a cloud -- and in this case it's a glowering thunderhead named Al Gore. Last week, Ralph was in the U.S. capital promoting Alberta, and specifically the oil-sands as a reliable source of energy. This week it was the PM's turn, with a meeting Thursday with birthday boy George Bush, and earlier a working dinner with heavy hitters from the president's cabinet. It's still news to most Canadians that our country is America's No. 1 source of...
  • Al Gore is a Brave Truth Teller?

    06/06/2006 9:58:46 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 16 replies · 856+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | June 7, 2006 | Robert Tracinski
    Al Gore is trying to resurrect his environmentalist crusade--and, perhaps, his political career--with a new film that depicts him as a courageous voice in the wilderness, speaking up for "an inconvenient truth" that challenges the entrenched political establishment. This is, of course, laughable. Everyone knows that the global warming theory is the dogma of the entrenched establishment. We know this because we are relentlessly barraged with global warming hysteria from political leaders, the mainstream media, and the government-scientific complex. We are constantly told that we are in imminent danger of dying from everything as catastrophic as massive flooding or as...
  • Nature Mag: "Inconvenient Truth" for Al Gore: Climate Change is a Natural Occurrence

    06/04/2006 6:25:12 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 21 replies · 1,561+ views
    Al Gore continues to be the comedic gift that keeps on giving. First, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) revealed on May 24, 2006, that Gore has used enough hydrocarbons to circle the globe to present over 1,000 Power Point presentations on climate change. CEI also revealed that he recently used five large SUVs to haul his movie entourage a mere 500 yards at the Cannes Film Festival in France, all the while admonishing others to curtail their own energy use. Gore's "Saturday Night Live" appearance can't top that kind of comedy. On the heels of these embarrassing revelations, Nature magazine...
  • New Research Tool Predicts Landslide for Gore in 2008, Defeat for Clinton

    06/04/2006 6:33:06 AM PDT · by Popman · 53 replies · 1,652+ views
    PRweb ^ | May 29th 2006 | Dr. James N. Herndon
    Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2006 -- A new behavior prediction tool is forecasting a landslide victory for former Democratic Vice President Al Gore in the 2008 presidential election. However, should Hillary Clinton gain the Democratic nomination, any potential Republican challenger will win the presidency. These are among the surprising findings reported by Dr. James N. Herndon, a media psychologist with Media Psychology Affiliates. Using a new research tool called Affective Encryption Analysis, Dr. Herndon led an investigation into the likely outcome of the 2008 Presidential election. “Affective Encryption Analysis is a new behavior forecasting tool that looks at...
  • Dull Hillary stumbles and the memory of Bill lingers on

    (Filed: 24/05/2006) Hillary Clinton may be the Democratic front-runner for the presidency but she seems to have a lot to learn about campaigning for the White House. In a weighty speech to journalists at the National Press Club in Washington yesterday, the senator squandered an opportunity to shine before a critically important audience - the journalists who will present her to the public if, as expected, she declares her candidacy for the 2008 nomination. It began well enough. Resplendent in a lemon yellow two-piece and expensively bejewelled, her star power was plain the moment she entered the room. Everywhere, necks...
  • Gore: Tide turning on global warming Former VP confidant that climate change views are shifting

    05/14/2006 8:14:07 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 48 replies · 1,139+ views
    The Daily Camera ^ | May 14, 2006 | Todd Neff
    Former Vice President Al Gore's whirlwind national campaign hit Denver on Thursday. His mission: promotion, officially as part of a press tour for his upcoming Paramount Classics film "An Inconvenient Truth" and a book of the same title. Unofficially, Gore is evangelizing a long-standing passion. The movie is based on a high-tech "slide show," as Gore calls it, which he estimates to have presented more than 1,000 times over the decades. With stunning animated graphics, Gore deliberately and often mercilessly presents the scientific basis for global warming, its current manifestations and the future risks of what he calls "the climate...
  • Should Democrats nominate Al Gore as their 2008 presidential candidate?

    05/13/2006 10:13:42 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 100 replies · 2,245+ views
    Duluth Superior ^ | 5/12/06 | Wayne Masden
    He served two terms as vice president under a popular president. He then lost the presidency in a razor-thin election. After eight years, he repackaged himself and won the race for the White House and was re-elected in a major landslide. That person was Richard Nixon. What Nixon did in 1968, Al Gore could repeat in 2008. Like Nixon, Gore faces a nation divided by an unpopular war. And like Nixon, Gore could transform anti-war anger and general public malaise into votes. Moreover, Democrats, moderate Republicans and independents are eager for a change, and Gore could emerge as a central...
  • Savage Nation!!! Friday May 12, 2006

    05/12/2006 2:54:17 PM PDT · by fishtank · 95 replies · 1,774+ views
    Borders!!! Language!!! Culture!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Thursday May 11, 2006

    05/11/2006 3:00:23 PM PDT · by fishtank · 59 replies · 1,738+ views
    Dear Mr. President, Please defend our borders! Ask Congress to make English the solitary official language, and then sign the bill! Help us to maintain the distinctive American culture! Legal immigration: yes! Say "No!" to open borders, illegal aliens, globalism and the America-Mexico-Canada-NannyState!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Wednesday May 10, 2006

    05/10/2006 2:59:48 PM PDT · by fishtank · 71 replies · 2,280+ views
    Defending the borders! Speaking the language! Lifting the culture! It's the SAVAGE NATION!!!
  • Savage NATION Live Thread!!! Tuesday May 9, 2006

    05/09/2006 2:59:51 PM PDT · by fishtank · 64 replies · 3,656+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Just as few more minutes!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! May 2, 2006

    05/02/2006 3:07:13 PM PDT · by fishtank · 31 replies · 1,122+ views
    Let's kick it up!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! May 1, 2006

    05/01/2006 3:03:40 PM PDT · by fishtank · 120 replies · 4,966+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Potential topics??? (1) Illegal marches? (2) Rush Limbaugh? (3) Joe Biden's Iraq partition plan?
  • Savage LIVE!!! Friday Apr. 28, 2006

    04/28/2006 3:10:52 PM PDT · by fishtank · 174 replies · 2,602+ views
    He's dissing Schumer for his absence now on the second Dubai deal............
  • Jeanillary!

    08/11/2005 4:15:48 PM PDT · by stuckinNY-NJ · 38 replies · 562+ views
    New York Observer ^ | Aug 10, 2005 | The politicker
    A New Mascot Meet a Frankenstein creation from the Politicker's crack origami squad. Meet... ....Pillary.
  • THE BOOB TUBE, INDEED -- Al Gore Strikes Out Again!

    08/03/2005 2:48:05 PM PDT · by Apolitical · 36 replies · 1,944+ views
    American Enterprise Magazine ^ | By Marni Soupcoff
    It’s a wonder you’re even reading this column. I mean, it’s a compliment of course—for which I’m grateful. But it’s a surprise. I was certain that most of you would be spending the day glued to your television sets. August first was, after all, the debut of Al Gore’s new television network, Current TV. Are you still with me? Or have I already lost you to your TV rooms and TiVos? It’s okay. I’d understand. The prospect of an entertainment vehicle as fresh and lively as the former vice president is awfully hard to resist. That’s why I’m sure Mr....
  • The gang that won’t shoot straight

    01/29/2005 11:03:29 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 412+ views
    American Thinker ^ | Jan. 29, 2005 | Russ Vaughn
    It began when ol’ Dubya gave Al Gore the boot, Those gun-hating Dems really started to shoot. Their weapons of choice though leave much to desire For they’re usually off-target and so often misfire. In his blustering barrages, as everyone knows, Al Gore is most likely to blow off his own nose. And in hitting his targets, Teddy’s chances are slimmer He’s no better at bombast than he was as a swimmer. John Kerry took aim at Bush’s war in Iraq But salvoes from Swiftees left him smoking black. Daschle went to Dakota with all barrels loaded; When the smoke...
  • MOORE: 'I DON'T LIKE THIS FILM BEING REDUCED TO BUSH VS. KERRY' (COVER OF TIME)

    07/04/2004 6:20:01 AM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 70 replies · 2,478+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | Sun Jul 04 2004 08:59:00 ET
    MOORE: 'I DON'T LIKE THIS FILM BEING REDUCED TO BUSH VS. KERRY' Sun Jul 04 2004 08:59:00 ET New York – “I don’t like this film being reduced to Bush vs. Kerry,” Fahrenheit 9/11 director Michael Moore tells TIME’s Richard Corliss in this week’s cover story. Moore tells TIME, “When Clinton was president I went after him. And if Kerry’s president, on Day Two I’ll be on him.” This election year, with stakes and tempers high, a potent non-fiction genre is emerging: the agit-doc, dealing with high-octane political issues, often in a confrontational tone, Corliss writes. Trailing on Moore’s box...
  • White House axes Laura Bush interview after heated Irish TV talk with George W

    06/26/2004 4:58:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 102 replies · 1,406+ views
    AFB via Yahoo! News ^ | Sat, Jun 26, 2004
    ENNIS, Ireland - The US administration confirmed it had axed an interview that US First Lady Laura Bush had been due to grant to Irish public television RTE, only two days after the broadcaster's exclusive interview with the US president himself. No explanation was given for the schedule change, but journalists travelling with the Bush entourage in Europe noted that the cancellation had come a day after George W. Bush's less-than-sunny showing in his RTE exclusive. During that interview, given on Thursday in Washington, Bush displayed annoyance and at one point lost his temper when he was contradicted by Irish...
  • Nancy Grace on CNN: No evidence of salt water on Scott Peterson's boat!

    02/13/2003 6:39:49 PM PST · by Partisan Hack · 196 replies · 1,623+ views
    CNN | CNN
    This is huge. It means that Scott's boat was NEVER LAUNCHED.
  • GORE: "I think I'd have fixed that by now"

    09/17/2002 6:57:11 PM PDT · by Wondervixen · 57 replies · 324+ views
    FOX News | 9/17/02 | Maryellen Davies
    He's at it again. After Janet Reno conceded defeat and pledged to set about "fixing" the goofed up Florida voting system, Ol' Dogwood chipped in his two cents."If I were were Governor of this state, I think I'd have fixed that by now...It's been two years"