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  • Ben Stein Blames ‘Excessive Tax Cuts’ & ‘Voodoo Economics’ for Deficit

    04/17/2011 6:51:27 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 83 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 17, 2011 | Brad Wilmouth
    During a pre-recorded commentary aired on CBS’s Sunday Morning show, right-leaning actor and economist Ben Stein - also a CBS contributor - blamed "excessive tax cuts" enacted by former President Bush and congressional Republicans for "starting the problem" of the current federal budget deficit, and advocated raising taxes on the wealthy in addition to "major spending cuts" and changes in Medicare and Social Security to get the deficit under control. Stein: "The Republicans who started the problem with excessive tax cuts in the Bush years will have to agree to raise taxes at least upon the truly rich of whom...
  • Tribute to Barack Obama on Veterans Day (Gag a Maggot Alert!)

    11/15/2009 7:29:28 AM PST · by AnnGora · 12 replies · 738+ views
    CBS Sunday Morning | November 15, 2009 | AnnGora
    If there are any doubts at all that the press is a willing enabler to bolster Obama's image as Commander in Chief, CBS Sunday Morning just erased them. For a Veterans Day tribute, a reporter for the New York Daily News just narrated his experience at Arlington when, coincidently (cough, cough) the President just happened to make his visit. He lovingly describes the heartfelt actions of Obama, his spontaneous (cough, cough) trip to Section 60, and his tender concern for the families and friends of the fallen. This heartbreaking scenario was told along with dozens spur-of-the-moment snapshots of our caring...
  • How Appropriate: Veteran's Day Also B'Day of George Patton

    11/11/2009 11:56:07 AM PST · by AnnGora · 11 replies · 745+ views
    AnnGora | 11/11/09 | George S. Patton
    Let us not forget that Veterans Day is also the birthday of one of America's greatest veteran warriors, General George S. Patton, Jr. THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY by George S. Patton, Jr. Through the travail of the ages, Midst the pomp and toil of war, Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star ... So as through a glass, and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names, but always me. ... So forever in the future, Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter,...
  • Could it be Olbermann?

    10/14/2009 7:16:24 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 50 replies · 2,384+ views
    Me | October 14, 2009 | AnnGora
    I'm beginning to smell a rat named Keith Olbermann. I think he might be the source from whence comes all the lies about Rush. Did anyone pick up on what Rush said yesterday about the source of all the smears came from someone named Hoverman or Hobermann (Rush never gives Olbermann a plug...that's why he didn't pronounce his name). The he said this Hoverman wrote a book titled the 100 Worst Persons in the World. Well, Keith Olbermann did "put together" a book called The Worst Persons in the World based on his lame schtick on Countdown. The plot thickens...
  • Michael Jackson: In Death, as in Life, the King of Pop Culture

    06/27/2009 10:37:32 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 52 replies · 1,170+ views
    Bully Pulpit.com ^ | June 26, 2009 | Lou Carlozo
    Now that Michael Jackson is dead–or to quote one of his album titles, “HIStory”–an antidote is sorely needed to the gushing CNN and Fox News anchors I heard all last night and into this morning, eulogizing Jackson as if he had died on a cross instead of in his home of apparent cardiac arrest. No, what we need is someone as sober as a Lester Bangs, who when John Lennon died, declared, “I can’t mourn the man.”
  • Did Mancow Fake His Waterboarding?

    05/29/2009 9:04:12 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 11 replies · 1,338+ views
    Gawker ^ | May 28, 2009 | Gawker
    Yesterday we showed you video of Erich "Mancow" Muller, a Chicago-based right-wing shockjock, appearing as a guest on Keith Olbermann's show to discuss his being waterboarded. He claimed it led to an ideological conversion! But now a tipster has provided information that suggests the whole thing may be a hoax. [Update: Mancow tells us on Friday morning: "'Hoax' is probably not the right word, but we did think it was going to be a joke."] The information provided to Gawker by our tipster came in a series of emails and is somewhat layered, so we'll try to lay it all...
  • Beck Not Contrite; Claims It is The View Shrews Who Are Lying

    05/21/2009 8:33:37 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 29 replies · 2,668+ views
    The Glenn Beck Show ^ | 05/21/09 | Glenn Beck
    On Glenn's radio show today, he cut the gals on The View a new one for the ambush yesterday. He is also saying he did not lie about meeting them on the Amtrak. He has hilariously shredded Baba WaWa and has compared her to Norma Desmond.
  • "The Worrisome Vet" from the Office of Student Affairs at Penn State

    04/15/2009 6:51:15 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 19 replies · 928+ views
    Penn State University ^ | April 15, 2009 | Penn State Office of Student Affairs
    "The Worrisome Vet" as seen thorugh the eyes of the Office of Student Affairs at Penn State University.
  • The Hollywood Awards Show Not Shown on TV

    03/09/2009 7:41:48 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 3 replies · 568+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 9, 2009 | Andrew Breitbart
    SIMI VALLEY, Calif. | After spending two weeks on something akin to a fact-finding mission in depressed New York and depleted Washington, D.C., I found no answers to our nation's mounting ills. I discovered that there is much to be angry about and unlimited reasons for deep concern. But on the evening after my return, the stars aligned on the outskirts of Los Angeles at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and for a brief moment I felt safe again in America
  • Rush to Rush

    03/05/2009 6:02:38 AM PST · by AnnGora · 40 replies · 2,099+ views
    American Spectator ^ | March 5, 2009 | Bob Tyrrell
    WASHINGTON -- "Rush is the bloated face and drug-addled voice of the Republican Party," Paul Begala is quoted as saying in the Washington Post. Begala is asseverating on Rush Limbaugh, the most popular radio commentator in the country, but alas one who disagrees with Begala. I think it speaks volumes about Begala's obliviousness that he would bring up physical traits in attempting to make some political point. Has he beheld himself in a mirror lately? Even friends know him as "The Skull," owing to his cadaverous countenance. You may only have seen him on television. I have had the gruesome...
  • Celebutard of the Week - Sean Penn

    02/18/2009 9:00:45 AM PST · by AnnGora · 10 replies · 780+ views
    Big Hollywodd ^ | February 18, 2009 | Andrea Peyser
    He’s the gift who just keeps on giving. This week’s featured Celebutard already figures like an incurable disease in my new book, “Celebutards: The Hollywood Hacks, Limousine Liberals and Pandering Politicians Who Are Destroying America” (Kensington). He is Sean Penn – the A-list actor who brazenly broke bread with America-hating Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. He also traveled to Iran where he heard 10,000 people shouting in unison, “Death to America’’ and “Death to Israel’’ – and decided they didn’t really mean it. Let’s give ‘em all a hug.
  • START THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT WITH A LOONEY TUNES MARATHON

    01/01/2009 9:47:38 AM PST · by AnnGora · 54 replies · 14,251+ views
    ANNGORA | WARNER BROS.
    Want to start the New Year off right? Watch the Looney Tunes Marathon currently on The Cartoon Network. I'm enjoying every minute of it. Waiting to spot any Political Correct editing in these otherwise Un-PC cartoons. Bugs, Daffy, Tweetie Pie, Sylvester, Elmer Fudd, Foghorn Leghorn...they are all here!
  • Family's Two Pit Bulls Kill Rubidoux Man

    12/20/2008 5:39:16 PM PST · by AnnGora · 122 replies · 3,486+ views
    LA News ^ | December 19, 2008 | LA News
    RUBIDOUX, Calif. -- A Rubidoux man was attacked and killed Friday by his family's two pit bulls, a sheriff's sergeant said. A Rubidoux man is attacked and killed by his family's two pit bulls. Pit Bulls Kill Rubidoux Man The attack was reported at 12:10 p.m., according to sheriff's Sgt. Dennis Gutierrez. "It appears at this time it is a very tragic accident," Gutierrez said. "Of course this family is very distraught, right before the holidays."
  • Help Me Find a FReeper

    11/07/2008 5:27:34 PM PST · by AnnGora · 8 replies · 771+ views
    nov. 7 | self
    Could someone please help me find a FReeper? I can't remember her name, but she posted in a thread the day after the election saying she was taking a holiday from Free Republic for awhile to work on her study on Jews in the South. I want to get in touch with her because she could be a big help to me regarding my Master's thesis. Does anyone know who I am talking about?
  • MSM Talking Butts Are Giddy!

    11/04/2008 7:08:52 PM PST · by AnnGora · 14 replies · 938+ views
    tv | November 4 | me
    This is my first ever and last ever vanity. All the chattering idiots are practically drooling. Especially on MSDNC, Matthews, Olbermann, Gregory, and Maddow want to call the race so much they are spinning with ecstasy.
  • Daily Kos Tells Olbermann What Debate's Key Moment Is (And Olbermann Obeys!)

    10/03/2008 8:35:37 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 30 replies · 1,820+ views
    Olbermann Watch ^ | October 3, 2008 | Johnny Dollar
    It's not like we haven't seen this before. But this time it was so incredibly blatant that it raises the question: why have Olbermann on the air at all? Why not just let Markos Moulitsas be the guy who hosts Countdown and runs MSNBC?
  • NBC'S Russert Said He Made a "Dumb" Statement (ya think?)

    09/25/2008 11:33:47 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 72 replies · 374+ views
    AP ^ | September 25, 2008 | AP
    NBC news reporter Luke Russert said he made a "dumb" misstatement on the Today Show Wednesday when he suggested that smart people supported Barack Obama for president. Almost immediately, Russert took a hazing in the Web world.
  • Whacked Priorities

    08/18/2008 2:44:34 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 42 replies · 100+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | August 18, 2008 | Ben Stein
    I am sorry that John Edwards had an affair with a campaign worker. But I am not surprised. Men like to have affairs. Men like to have sex with new women. That's just how men are and always have been. I am not surprised that a major Presidential candidate and former V.P. nominee of a major party had an affair. Politicians are men and they have all of the yearnings and drives that other men have. They do not check their flaws and essential elements at the Capitol cloakroom. Nor is it a sign that Edwards might not have been...
  • Are There Any Real Conservatives Out There?

    07/22/2008 6:16:58 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 43 replies · 172+ views
    Larry King Show | July 22, 2008
    Just started watching Larry King for a lark. There are no larks on the show, but the harridan, Joy Behar, is hostessing. Her guests are three liberals and one supposed conservative, Ben Stein. First question: How did Obama do on his Tour of Iraq? The question goes to Ben Stein who falls all over himself praising Obama, gushing how wonderful and masterful he is, and ending up drooling over how Obama is the best he has ever seen in his lifetime. Naturally, the panel of libs agreed immediately and offered Stein free membership in the club. With conservatives like these...
  • Matthews: Shame on All Who Took Part in Rush's 'Operation Chaos.'

    05/07/2008 7:46:12 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 98 replies · 192+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | May 7, 2008 | Media Research Center
    Rush Limbaugh's "Operation Chaos," the effort to urge conservatives and Republicans to vote for Hillary Clinton in order to prolong the Democratic nomination battle, certainly annoys MSNBC's Chris Matthews who, during primary coverage Tuesday night, denounced the "mischief-making" by "a talk jock." In the 11:30 PM EDT half hour, Matthews offered a "Keith [Olbermann]-style special comment" about how "anyone who voted to screw up the political system of this country with the purpose of mischief should carry that with them the rest their lives." He called it "a ridiculous way to use the vote for which people fought and died,"...
  • Republicans Agreeing With Everything Libs Say on Larry King

    02/29/2008 6:55:21 PM PST · by AnnGora · 14 replies · 106+ views
    Larry King Show | 02/28/08 | Larry King Show
    Anyone watching Larry King? The usual Libs vs. Republicans (believe me, there are no conservatives on this show). Representing Republicans are Ben Stein and some GOP Stategist chick and both of them are agreeing with practically everything the expert politcal analysis raving liberal team of Fran Drescher, Stephanie Miller (is anyone more annoying?), and that idiot from The West Wing are saying. So much for any stones on our side.
  • Maher: Why Didn't Rush Die From Drugs Instead of Heath Ledger?

    02/09/2008 7:09:17 AM PST · by AnnGora · 196 replies · 394+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 02/09/08 | Noel Sheppard
    The hatred from supposedly compassionate and open-minded Hollywoodans is something to behold, isn't it? After all, just imagine despising a radio talk show host so much that you would suggest, on national television, that he should die of a drug overdose. Alas, such was the case Friday evening when HBO's Bill Maher actually asked guest P.J. O'Rourke, who was talking about Rush Limbaugh's use of the prescription drug OxyContin
  • Jack Brod, Early Tenant of Empire State Building, Dies at 98

    01/18/2008 8:10:17 AM PST · by AnnGora · 10 replies · 58+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 13, 3008 | Douglas Martin
    Jack Brod, a businessman who over nearly eight decades gradually worked his way from the 7th floor of the Empire State Building to the 76th, where he reigned as the skyscraper’s last original tenant, died last Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 98.
  • A Tale of Two Candidates

    10/24/2007 5:41:57 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 3 replies · 52+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | October 24, 2007 | Quin Hillyer
    With Sen. Sam Brownback now out of the presidential race, only two candidates in the Republican presidential field -- California's longtime U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee -- can lay claim both to a high degree of purity on the hot-button issues for social conservatives and to a personal life that seems in keeping with those traditional values. But only one, Huckabee, seems to be gaining major traction... even though the record in Arkansas suggests that he might be the wrong one to rally around.
  • Recap: Olbermann's Obsession With O'Reilly Gets Creepy (Slobbers Over Bubba)

    09/28/2007 6:15:42 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 19 replies · 300+ views
    Olbermannwatch.com ^ | 09/27/2007 | Olbermannwatch.com
    "COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMANN" (8:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. ET) Host: Keith Olbermann Topics/Guests: ONE-ON-ONE WITH PRES. BILL CLINTON IRAQ: Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.); John Harwood, CNBC chief Washington correspondent; Wall Street Journal senior contributing writer NSA SPYING: Jonathan Turley, George Washington University law professor and constitutional law expert BILL O'REILLY'S CONTROVERSIAL REMARKS: Marvin Kitman, author of "The Man Who Would Not Shut Up: The Rise of Bill O'Reilly" Keith "Monkey Man" Olbermann launched into his usual lefty DailyKos inspired tirade. Democrats won't guarantee all troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the first term. Enter Sen. Jim Webb....
  • Tubist Americanos

    07/26/2007 6:14:24 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 5 replies · 333+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | July 26, 2007 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    WASHINGTON -- The other night when I watched the Democratic presidential candidates participate in what they presumed to call a "debate," I wondered anew about the failure of one of my political coinages to catch on. The debate was sponsored by CNN and what is called YouTube, which is essentially an agglutination of home videos filmed for and by that preposterous mass of shut-ins who sit in their underwear day and night glued to the Internet. Over a dozen of these sad sacks filmed their mainly ignorant questions, and a CNN talking head then directed the inquiries to those Democrats...
  • John Gibson Mauls Matthews and Olbermann

    06/02/2007 7:34:36 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 27 replies · 2,378+ views
    Olbermann Watch ^ | June 1, 2002 | john gibson
    A Warning to Brian Williams About Keith Olbermann John Gibson was commenting tonight on Chris Matthews when the topic turned to the infamous, deplorable Keith Olbermann. We have the audio clip for your listening pleasure.
  • Glenn Beck Unloads on Keith Olbermann Over Ft. Dix Six Snark

    05/12/2007 6:42:13 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 126 replies · 4,514+ views
    Olbermann Watch ^ | May 11, 2007 | Robert Cox
    On CNN Headline News, Glenn Beck excoriated Keith Olbermann for his cavalier dismissal of the arrest of the Fort Dix Six. As you listen you might hear echoes of the commentary that accompanied our original video post
  • MRC's Dishoners Awards Held Thursday Night; Limbaugh Honored

    03/30/2007 5:38:04 AM PDT · by AnnGora · 13 replies · 162+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | March 29, 2007 | Media Research Center
    . MRC's 'DisHonors Awards' Held Thursday Night; Limbaugh Honored Cal Thomas, Neal Boortz, Herman Cain, Mary Matalin, Michael Steele, G. Gordon Liddy, Pat Sajak, Ward Connerly and "Osama bin Laden" highlighted the presentations and acceptances of the MRC's "2007 DisHonors Awards: Roasting the Most Outrageously Biased Liberal Reporters of 2006" -- the showcase of the MRC's 20th Anniversary Gala -- presented on Thursday night, March 29, before an audience of more than 1,000 packed into the Independence Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, D.C. Following the presentation of the DisHonors Awards videos in five categories, a look at...
  • Double Trouble (Bond vs. Bauer)

    03/29/2007 12:28:28 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 40 replies · 309+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | March 28, 2007 | Amy K. Mitchell
    James Bond on Jack's Turf: Taunts Bauer Again, Calls Him "Rubbish" -- New York Times headline, February 30, 2007 After months of transatlantic bickering and tabloid name-calling, the public feud between Jack Bauer and James Bond has taken on an ugly new coloring. The battle for espionage bragging rights, now affecting U.S.-UK relations, has become a classic barroom brawl, as the clandestine torture tactics championed by both principals is bandied about in television spots, print articles, and YouTube videos the world over, aided and abetted by the New Media Youth. In an effort to calm the dispute, U.S. Secretary of...
  • The Trouble With Oscar

    02/23/2007 6:56:05 AM PST · by AnnGora · 8 replies · 382+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 02/23/07 | Jeffrey Lord
    The Jean Hersholt Award. If you're an Oscar watcher, already buying the popcorn for the February 25th ceremonies, you know what this is. In the words of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Hersholt Award "is given to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry." In other words, this is one of the few awards given out by the Academy that does not honor the recipient for his or her artistic achievements. It chooses among the Hollywood elite who have used their success in motion pictures for various...
  • Paper Tiger

    12/19/2006 11:31:27 AM PST · by AnnGora · 4 replies · 529+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | December 19, 2006 | Florence King
    This review is taken from the November 2006 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to the monthly print edition, click here. The Worst Person in the World: And 202 Strong Contenders by Keith Olbermann (Wiley, 267 pages, $22.95) GEORGE M. COHAN USED TO SAY, explaining why he always refused to record his songs, "You gotta see me to appreciate me." The same might be said of Keith Olbermann, host of MSNBC's Countdown. There are performers and there are writers and never the twain should meet. Usually they don't because they are such different species that Nature herself keeps them...
  • The Gentleman From Virginia

    11/30/2006 8:39:48 AM PST · by AnnGora · 48 replies · 1,830+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 11/30/2006 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    WASHINGTON -- When Ronald Reagan's former secretary of the navy, James Webb, eked out victory against the Republican Senator George Allen in Virginia, what did the Democrats gain? To be sure they gained control of the Senate. That has been widely noted. Less widely noted is the fact that they gained something infinitely more subtle, but delightfully more amusing as will become apparent in the months ahead. In Webb they gained yet another very unpleasant person as a conspicuous member of the party hierarchy. He will not be easily obscured. Webb now takes his place with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr....
  • What Ben Stein Thinks Bush Should Do

    10/30/2006 5:31:35 AM PST · by AnnGora · 138 replies · 3,467+ views
    CBS News Sunday Morning ^ | October 29, 2006 | Ben Stein
    CBS) Sunday Morning contributor Ben Stein thinks it is time for President Bush to admit that Iraq is a disaster. Times are very tough in Iraq and if I was still a speechwriter for the President, like I was for Mr. Nixon and Mr. Ford, this is what I would suggest he say: My fellow Americans, I have some sobering news. It is my duty, above all, to protect the nation. I sincerely believed I was doing that when I ordered the invasion of Iraq. I still believe Saddam Hussein was the most dangerous man in the world. But it...
  • Who would do better than these four?

    08/13/2004 1:38:35 PM PDT · by AnnGora · 29 replies · 780+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 13, 2004 | Emily Fredrix
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Jim Lehrer, host of PBS's ``News Hour,'' will be a moderator for the presidential debates, but unlike past election years, he will divide the work with ABC's Charlie Gibson and CBS's Bob Schieffer. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced its selection of the three Friday, along with the choice of Gwen Ifill, a ``News Hour'' correspondent and moderator of PBS' ``Washington Week,'' as moderator for the debate between Vice President Dick Cheney and Democratic Sen. John Edwards