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  • Prez ‘crushed’ by Romney

    10/03/2012 10:06:37 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 156 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 10-4-2012 | Howie Carr
    October 4, 2012 Prez ‘crushed’ by Romney Howie Carr If last night’s debate was a prizefight, it would have been stopped at 9:25 p.m. I had a feeling Obama might have a problem when I heard he was using John Kerry as his Mitt Romney stand-in. If that was the best Liveshot could do getting Barack ready for Mitt, he should be fired this morning even before Bobby Valentine gets his walking papers. Did you notice how Obama kept looking away from Romney? It took a while to figure out who he was looking for, but then I realized —...
  • Undecided voters in focus group swing sharply toward Romney

    10/03/2012 8:57:07 PM PDT · by NoobRep · 101 replies
    Frank Luntz: ‘I’ve never seen anything like this’; CBS post-debate poll shows big win for Romney
  • Obama, Romney square off in Denver for pressure-packed 1st presidential debate

    10/03/2012 8:56:00 PM PDT · by catnipman · 9 replies
    The Vancouver Sun ^ | 9/3/2012 | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press
    WASHINGTON - A subdued Barack Obama squared off Wednesday against a sharp and eloquent Mitt Romney in their hotly anticipated first presidential debate, providing Americans with an unfiltered glimpse of both men just a month before the Nov. 6 election. The incumbent president's often meandering answers, rife with halting pauses, as he took questions on domestic policy were in stark contrast to the energetic Romney, who often talked over debate moderator Jim Lehrer to aggressively tout his policies while criticizing Obama.
  • CNN Flash Poll: Romney wins debate 67% to 25%

    10/03/2012 8:41:23 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 75 replies
    (CNN) – Sixty-seven percent of registered voters who watched the debate said GOP nominee Mitt Romney won the debate, while 25% said President Barack Obama came out as the winner, according to a CNN/ORC International Poll released late Wednesday night. For the survey, 430 adult Americans were interviewed by telephone after the end of the debate. The poll does not and cannot reflect the views of all Americans. It only represents the views of people who watched the event.
  • Presidential Debate - Romney and Obama - starts NOW

    10/03/2012 6:05:35 PM PDT · by Jean S · 479 replies
    Jim Lehrer moderating.
  • October Surprise: Obama Plans Major Airstrike on Libyan Targets

    10/03/2012 4:25:46 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/3/12 | Ben Shapiro
    Today, a Defense Department official confirmed to Breitbart News that there is advance planning for a “substantial air package” against targets in Libya. Military sources suggest that this means that flight missions against Libyan targets will include manned flights, not merely drones. The New York Times reported yesterday that the Obama administration is preparing an operation to “kill or capture militants” involved in the Benghazi attack resulting in the murder of our ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. According to the Times, the Joint Special Operations Command is putting together “so-called target packages of detailed information about the suspects.”...
  • Obama voted AGAINST aid to Katrina victims and for Alaska Bridge to Nowhere

    10/03/2012 3:41:56 PM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 47 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 12, 2008 | youtube OBAMA - busted!!!!!
  • Debate - Live Thread

    10/03/2012 3:26:00 PM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 1,631 replies ^ | 10/3/12 | GeorgiaDawg32
  • FBI still not been granted permission to visit Benghazi consulate

    10/03/2012 2:17:35 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 55 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/3/2012 | Richard Spencer,
    FBI agents have still not been granted permission to visit the consulate building where the American ambassador to Libya was killed, three weeks after the attack by militants in the eastern city of Benghazi. An FBI team was dispatched to Libya within days of the attack, in which three other Americans died. But they have been forced to remain in Tripoli as American and Libyan officials argue over the terms under which the two sides will co-operate in the investigation. The consulate building itself and the accommodation annexe which also came under attack have been left largely unsecured. "We are...
  • Al-Qaeda blamed for Europe-wide forest fires

    10/03/2012 1:55:18 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 29 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/3/2012
    Al-Qaeda has been blamed for a recent series of forest fires across Europe, as the head of Russia's Federal Security Service claimed they were set by arsonists as part of the group's low-cost attack strategy. "One should note that setting fires to forests in the countries of the European Union is a new tendency in al-Qaeda's strategy of a 'thousand cuts'," Alexander Bortnikov said, according to state news agency RIA Novosti, at a meeting of heads of security agencies. "This method allows (al-Qaeda) to inflict significant economic and moral damage without serious preliminary preparations, technical equipment or significant expenses." In...
  • Newly Unearthed Obama Video: “Rich people are all for nonviolence... They’ve got what they want.”

    10/03/2012 8:53:57 AM PDT · by Qbert · 126 replies ^ | 10/3/2012 | Patterico
    In the wake of the Daily Caller’s release of President Obama cheering Rev. Wright and invoking the race card in various ways, our friend Morgen Richmond decided the time was right to release some little-known Obama video of his own. He authorized me to release the video here first. The following clips are from 2002. Obama is speaking in a church at a 2002 Martin Luther King Jr. Day memorial service. The full speech is here, and by and large it is a nice speech by a rising politician. Obama speaks about the need for empathy in society, about taking...
  • Early Voting Statistics (NC,IA,OH and others)

    10/03/2012 7:15:08 AM PDT · by Ravi · 89 replies
    GMU/spreadsheet ^ | 10/3/12 | mcdonalad/me
  • Rasmussen: WED: 10/03: O:49% R:47%: Obama -15%

    10/03/2012 6:46:43 AM PDT · by SoftwareEngineer · 65 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 10/03/2012 | Rasmussen Reports
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows President Obama attracting support from 49% of voters nationwide, while Mitt Romney earns the vote from 47%. One percent (1%) prefers some other candidate,... Read more . Just 17% View Debates as Very Important to How They Will Vote Voters are attaching less significance to the outcome of tonight’s first presidential debate compared to the kick-off debate four years ago. Eighty-seven percent (87%) of Likely U.S. Voters say they are likely to watch... Read more . 56% Say Schools Should Teach Both Sex Ed and Abstinence When it comes to...
  • Woo hoo!! Our fourth quarter FReepathon is now underway!! [Thread II]

    10/03/2012 6:43:15 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 240 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | Oct 3, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    Howdy everyone!! Woo hoo!! One month to go before Obama is voted OUT!! The 2010 Tea Party Sweeps continue into 2012!! We'll be voting out Obama and as many rats as possible from as many elected offices as possible all across this great land. Let freedom ring!! And our fourth quarter FReepathon is now underway!! If you enjoy reading and participating on FR, if you think it's a worthwhile endeavor and would like to help us keep it going, please click the link above and donate via secure server. Make it a monthly if you can. Or mail checks to:...
  • Exclusive: In heated ’07 speech, Obama lavishes praise on Wright, says feds don’t care...

    10/02/2012 6:13:10 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 108 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 2, 2012 | By Tucker Carlson, Editor in Chief and Vince Coglianese, Senior Online Editor
    In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, that the U.S. government shortchanged Hurricane Katrina victims because of racism.

    10/02/2012 1:24:34 PM PDT · by AmonAmarth · 810 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/02/2012 | Drudge no-link teaser
  • Team Obama trying to unring the Obamaphone

    10/02/2012 12:09:22 PM PDT · by dead · 176 replies
    Up until the viral video of Obamaphone Lady appeared (“Keep Obama in president, you know!”), the webpage at was all about how President Obama was giving all the poor people free phones. As if he was paying the bill, rather than us. But now that the Obamaphone Lady has been exposing the program so effectively as a vote-buying giveaway to hate-filled societal leeches, the page has changed completely. Guess what?! Obama has nothing to do with it! As you might expect, it’s Bush’s fault, at least partially. The webpage that previously bragged about how much Obama was doing...
  • Benghazi: Multiple Requests for Increased Security Denied by Washington

    The security lapses in Benghazi that led to the death of Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans trace back to security decisions made in Washington. That's the message of a letter Rep. Darrell Issa sent to Secretary Clinton Tuesday.
  • Obama appoints wife of Univision owner to UN diplomatic post

    10/02/2012 7:24:24 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 91 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | Wednesday, 09.26.12 | El Nuevo
    President Barack Obama appointed Cheryl Saban, wife of the owner of Univision, as U.S. representative to the United Nations, according to reports from various news blogs. According to the Politico blog, Haim Saban, owner of the television network, backed Hillary Clinton in 2008, but during the summer donated $1 million to groups supporting the campaigns of Democrats. And according to another blog in Spanish of Yahoo, the appointment of Cheryl Saban to the diplomatic post was made last Wednesday, the day before Obama appeared at a forum at the University of Miami hosted by Univision.
  • 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...