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  • McConnell: ‘I didn’t think President Trump had a chance of winning’ (interesting admissions)

    12/20/2016 12:49:55 PM PST · 81 of 162
    antonico to eaglestar

    And adding to Trump’s genius: he appoints McConnell’s wife to a cabinet post. So now, he effectively owns the Senate Majority Leader. That’s brilliant.

  • Trump Heading Over - Should Give Victory Speech Tonight !!

    11/08/2016 11:31:54 PM PST · 21 of 38
    antonico to TigerClaws

    He can’t give a victory speech because he hasn’t won anything. It’s more corrupt media - they’re forcing the networks NOT to make the call. Try to get a fix in, or, she’s drunk again and passed out already.

  • Obama Destroys Clinton/Reid Narrative “Does Not Believe Comey Trying To Influence Election”

    10/31/2016 1:21:39 PM PDT · 33 of 75
    antonico to HarleyLady27

    Wow...there must be so much heavily incriminating stuff on Weiner’s computer that the attacker-in-chief is now a kitten. It could be truly scary as to what they found.

  • BREAKING: FBI Notes Reveal Security Concerns Over Huma Abedin

    10/30/2016 8:02:15 AM PDT · 101 of 186
    antonico to detective

    “You must read this article to have any understanding about Comey’s recent letter to Congress.
    1. Huma Abedin was in charge of setting up Clinton’s private server. But she told the FBI that she had no knowledge of Clinton’s server until it became public.

    2. Huma Abedin had an email account on the illegal Clinton private server, huma@clintonemail.com. Abedin was the only State Department aide whose emails were hosted by the private Clinton server but Abedin told the FBI that she didn’t know the server existed until she heard about it in the news.

    3. FBI agents showed Abedin three separate email exchanges she had with an IT staffer regarding the operation of the private Clinton server during Clinton’s tenure at State. Abedin claimed she “did not recall” the email exchanges.

    4. Many State Department employees told the FBI that they considered emailing Abedin “the equivalent of e-mailing Clinton.” Abedin, in turn, “routinely” forwarded State government emails — including ones containing classified information — from her state.gov account to either her clintonemail.com or her Yahoo.com account “so that she could print them” at her home.

    5. Hillary Clinton required emails to be printed out for her to read.

    6. Another Clinton aide told the FBI that “Abedin may have kept emails that Clinton did not.”

    7. Abedin appears to have violated a Classified Information Non Disclosure Agreement she signed at the State Department on Jan. 30, 2009, in which she agreed to keep all classified material under the control of the US government.

    8. The FBI never searched Abedin’s laptop or Yahoo email account at any point in their year-long investigation into possible mishandling of classified information and espionage. There is no possible explanation for why this was not done.

    9. Huma Abedin clearly lied repeatedly to the FBI. This is a felony. Yet, the FBI never followed up on any of these obvious lies.

    10. Emails that Clinton had illegally deleted are supposedly found on Anthony Weiner’s computer. “

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    Thanks for this - really well written out. I’d also wonder if the reason a lot of this stuff didn’t end up on his computer wasn’t about leverage - for both Weiner & Abedin. Things like this - especially at the criminal investigation stage - have a history of leaving many once-loyal bodies thrown under any number of buses. Abedin might have been saving herself just in case her name came up to be thrown under. She might even have copies of the emails the gang at HRC-land thought were Bleach Bit-ed out of existence. As for Weiner, irrespective of anything else, he’s looking at serious jail time for solicitation of sex with a minor. He might have had his own copies for leverage to use to try to limit punishments from any HRC DOJ prosecution of him. Regardless, it seems reasonable to assume the Weiner household had self preservation in mind when these emails appeared on both of their home computers.

  • Newt Gingrich Kicked Off ‘Fox & Friends’ Guest List After Megyn Kelly Blowup

    10/27/2016 8:35:42 AM PDT · 10 of 58
    antonico to wrrock

    He was on Hannity’s TV show the day after the Kelly show. So....

  • Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns, according to a close associate

    08/19/2016 7:32:31 AM PDT · 42 of 94
    antonico to Bratch

    The street chat is that Mannafort is true and true Washington DC Establishment if there ever was such a thing. He worked for a lot of interests. The rumor was that he ingratiated himself into the campaign to get Lewandowski out, convince Trump he was as tough as The Donald, while silently sabotaging the campaign with suggestions that Trump be more genteel, more restrained, etc. In short, Mannafort fed the narrative that the GOP Elites & Democrats feasted upon almost the minute the shell game started. Trump - clearly nobody’s fool - used Mannafort to lock up the nomination. Then told him he was fired after his utility ran out. And Trump probably suspected Mannafort was basically undermining him all along, which is exactly what the elites wanted.

  • Republicans plotting a Donald Trump 'intervention' to rescue stumbling campaign

    08/04/2016 9:30:29 AM PDT · 28 of 83
    antonico to TangledUpInBlue

    Yes. Let’s intervene to stop a guy who’s drawing crowds by the thousands in stadiums everywhere he goes, running against a candidate who can only fill 1/3 of a high school auditorium alongside the 3rd or 4th richest American in his home state. The chutzpah of the globalist cartel is jaw-droppingly frightening.

  • Ted Cruz hailed, Sarah Palin flops at Wisc. GOP event

    04/04/2016 8:45:14 AM PDT · 11 of 96
    antonico to TangledUpInBlue

    We never see any real photos of the “crowds” at any Cruz “event”. And never really have. That’s because they’d clearly be dwarfed by Trump Crowds. Trump has filled stadiums. Cruz? Not so much. And his vote fraud “wins” - such as that laughable Utah caucus - are clearly designed to keep him relevant long after his expiration date. If people wanted Cruz, he’d have been winning all the primaries Trump has won. The fact is the people do not trust Cruz, who is really a Bush Operative in TEA Party disguise. That’s why he’s losing. People are on to it.

  • Cruz embraces Bush's endorsement, says he can defeat Clinton

    03/23/2016 8:57:15 AM PDT · 42 of 210
    antonico to COUNTrecount

    First hand account of Cruz Vote Fraud in Utah:

    http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message3126238/pg1?disclaimer=1

  • McCain Adviser: Cruz Will Pull Upset Win in Arizona

    03/19/2016 6:59:48 PM PDT · 129 of 283
    antonico to John Valentine

    So, Trump who draws crowds by the tens of thousands is going to lose to Cruz, whose crowds are never shown most likely because they are a fraction of those who come to see Trump? If Cruz wins, it will be pure vote fraud. Just like Kansas. It’s Trump who draws the huge throngs. Cruz? Yeah, right.

  • GHWB criticizes Cheney/Rumsfeld

    11/06/2015 9:36:06 AM PST · 31 of 31
    antonico to jwalsh07

    “Wrong. They declared war on us. The Middle East was a boil that needed lancing. Jihad did not start with 9/11. It started millenia ago. The problem was we used a needle to Lance the boil when we needed to use an axe.”

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    “They”..who?? If anything has been proven conclusively over the last 13 years it’s that the Narrative of the State regarding the events of 9-11 did not, and could not, have happened they way the state says they did. There is no way possible that a 757 could have flown into the Pentagon in the way the State says it did. It’s absurd. It cannot happen - if for nothing else it defies the laws of physics and motion. And logic. A plane 124 feet wide and 44 feet tall squeezing into a hole 25 feet wide on the first floor of a 75 feet tall structure while traveling at hundreds of MPH is simply not possible. Let alone that the State says that the incoming plane knocked over FIVE light poles (each weighing 250 lbs.) with its wing but somehow none of those light poles cemented into the ground managed to explode the wing fuel tanks. And best of all - the only two plane crashes on land in history which left behind no bodies, no luggage and not much of anything else happened on the same day in two separate locations: DC and Pennsylvania. To believe the Narrative of the State’s version of 9-11 is tantamount to believing in Santa Claus.

    As for “they” having “declared war”?? You mean...”Bin Laden’s Al Qeada”??. Well, that trail apparently was given to the State by what we call The Magic Passport. It functions exactly like The Magic Bullet in Dealy Plaza. This Magic Passport was claimed to have belonged to one of the hijackers who flew into the trade center. So magical was The Magic Passport that it managed to travel from the hijacked plane’s pilot, avoid getting burned at all through fiery explosion that cashing into the trade center ignited, managed to find its way to an opening somewhere, and then waft its was gently down onto the street. And even more serendipitously, The Magic Passport managed to escape from being buried under all of the rubble from the collapsing (read: controlled demolition) towers. A CBS news reporter on the scene that day - later in the afternoon (and before the magical “collapse” of building 7 which was not hit by anything) informed viewers that an FBI agent informed him that they in fact had found The Magic Passport just lying on the street!! Imagine that!!!! The Magic Passport that avoided every single destructive calamity in it’s path was luckily passed over by all sorts of thousands of people on a New York City street and managed to be picked by .... a roving FBI agent!!! WOW!!! How lucky is THAT??? And The Magic Passport is one of the main pieces of “evidence” that led the Sate to conclude - “Hey!! This is a Bin Laden attack!! Time to blow the hell out of Afghanistan!!”. And anybody who believes this story that a declaration of war was made by “Bin laden” on the USA is foolish enough to believe one of the main “links” to implicating “Bin Laden” is The Magic Passport’s truly magical powers to avoid fire, rubble, and scrutiny by all except a roving government agent.

    Thanks to the stage managed theater of 9-11, we got over 50,000 new government regulations from Dubya alone added to The Federal Register in his 8 years, a brand new government agency monolith called DHS, trillions more debt (after all, ephemeral “Wars On Terror” still cost lotsa money - and that’s money BORROWED AT INTEREST from The Federal Reserve’s owner banks), and a “Patriot” Act allowing the State to basically eavesdrop on you just about any way it wants to and there’s not much you can do about it. Small wonder then why “Dubya” was overheard to once say “the Constitution is just a goddamn piece of paper”. True to his leftist globalist heart, that one. Makes one wish Dubya would have just stayed a coked up drughead loser he’d always been and never saw the light of day in politics.

    There was a declaration of war alright on the US on 9-11. But it was made by the State against the citizens of the State. But none of this really was news. In 2000, The Project for a New American Century outlined exactly what the Dubya-Cheney-Rumsfeld triple threat had in store. It was right there in print one year before they found the “new Pearl Harbor” they needed (and that very phrase in that very context is written verbatim in that report) as what was needed to sway citizens to allow this “war on terror” to proceed. So I stand by what I said. The Bush Family is a group of worthless individuals. And fairly treasonous.

  • GHWB criticizes Cheney/Rumsfeld

    11/05/2015 8:03:20 AM PST · 24 of 31
    antonico to outinyellowdogcountry

    I do loathe this whole family. They can’t even hide their subversive tactics anymore. Clearly, this is daddy Bush’s extremely lame attempt to reinvent Jeb! by resuscitating Dubya’s moronic decisions about invading the middle east to remake daddy’s New World Order horseshit. To hell with the entire Bush clan. The end.

  • Understanding Karl Rove’s “Operation Hummingbird”…

    09/23/2015 12:50:52 PM PDT · 5 of 33
    antonico to 2ndDivisionVet

    So CNN and the moderators are now in cahoots with Rove to do his bidding - the same liberal media who wanted him “frog-marched” into prison for the whole Plame nonsense? Yeah. Right.

  • Dana Perino: I Think Someone Might Run Third Party, But I'm "Holding My Cards" For Now (Bush?)

    09/18/2015 7:54:13 AM PDT · 70 of 110
    antonico to nhwingut

    Dana Perino is a useless tool of the Bush dynasty. Whoever will run third party will need a ton of money for - apart from anything else - there is no party apparatus for a non existent party. Presidential elections are state-run elections. You have to have an apparatus in every state to get your name out. The RNC and DNC have offices, staff, and a whole host of things like that in multiple locations within each state to coordinate messaging - and those offices stay open all year long. Good luck to a 3rd party candidate who has to rely on Other People’s Money to setup a network like that, especially at this late stage.

  • Schultz: House Democrats Will Not Bail Out John Boehner If Republicans Move To Rid Him As Speaker

    09/16/2015 8:17:47 PM PDT · 6 of 19
    antonico to cotton1706

    Not so sure it’s a lie. The truth is nobody really knows how many Republicans would vote to oust Boehner. The story now is they have the 29 they need to strip him of the chair. But it could be much higher than that. They might not have enough crossovers to bail him out.

  • Jeb Bush Now Attacking Donald Trump in Español

    09/01/2015 11:17:25 AM PDT · 17 of 55
    antonico to E. Pluribus Unum

    Agree that this is mystifying. The people Bush is trying to reach - they probably already hate Trump anyway. And if he’s trying to reach the “illegals” -uh, is Bush trolling for votes from illegal voters??

    I’d read that since Bush’s donors are fleeing the sinking ship, his army of consultants HAS to spend the money on ad buys now, so the consultant class can collect their 15% kickback on every media buy. If the Bush donor spigot is trickling to nothing, the consultants have to grab the cash while they still can. Probably has much to do with the ad buys now, no matter how pointless they are.

  • Ted Cruz TRUMPS Megyn Kelly on unfair question, says ‘I’m not playing the media’s game’

    08/25/2015 7:19:52 PM PDT · 14 of 255
    antonico to VinL

    Yeah, Cruz looked like he was hedging on the legal issue of birthright citizenship. He seemed to think the Constitution does grant such citizenship to illegals, whether the parents are illegal or not. That seemed to guide his non answer answer. I thought he came across badly. And mostly because he believes the 14th amendment grants illegals birthrights. He trapped himself with that previous position.

  • Bill O'Reilly confronts Donald Trump: You can't 'deport people who have American citizenship'

    08/19/2015 8:42:20 AM PDT · 38 of 124
    antonico to SeekAndFind

    Bill O’Baxter is, again, totally wrong. Mark Levin talked of this at length Monday. The 14th Amendment does NOT grant citizenship rights to non-citizens. Moreover, another section of the Constitution gives “plenary power” to Congress on all matters of Naturalization. That’s absolute.

    http://therightscoop.com/mark-levin-congress-can-end-birthright-citizenship-without-amending-the-constitution/

  • Donald Trump’s Clown Immigration Plan

    08/17/2015 10:55:15 AM PDT · 41 of 82
    antonico to Sgt_Schultze

    “The writer/publisher Ben Domenech has a plagiarism problem “
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    Great link. And if you read it, all you need to see is he worked in the Dubya Bush administration. And you need not read further. That’s why he’s against enforcing immigration law. All Bushes want amnesty. All of them. So the plagiarist Domenech is singing the Bush choral refrain: Amnesty Amnesty, anything less is heartless.

  • Chief Justice Roberts affirms: ObamaCare was poorly written

    06/25/2015 2:36:12 PM PDT · 72 of 108
    antonico to Kaslin

    John Roberts is BUSH appointee. “Dubya” Bush. The same “Dubya” who never vetoed a Federal Budget; was the first president in US history to sign a $2 TRLLION budget into law; and also the first president to sign a $3 TRILLION federal budget into law - and therefore make the new baseline that much that’s required to be spent in each succeeding year. Get with it folks - the Bushes are Democrats with R’s next to their name. And so much of what they do publicly shows us that.

  • Karl Rove: We Can Stop Gun Violence if We Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/25/2015 2:00:17 PM PDT · 79 of 81
    antonico to woofie

    “Rhetorical device

    In rhetoric, a rhetorical device or resource of language is a technique that an author or speaker uses to convey to the listener or reader a meaning with the goal of persuading him or her towards considering a topic from a different perspective, using sentences designed to encourage or provoke a rational argument from an emotional display of a given perspective or action. Note that although rhetorical devices may be used to evoke an emotional response in the audience, this is not their primary purpose.

    This above is what Rove used ...Im sorry you could not follow it
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    I didn’t follow it - and neither did anybody else - because that’s not what he used. He wasn’t “persuading” us to look it this topic from another point of view. And even if he were using this (which he wasn’t), this definition of rhetorical device PROVES MY THEORY, not yours!! The conclusion of his thesis was that such violence as Charleston would continue UNTIL the 2nd Amendment was repealed to “remove all guns” from people’s hands (ostensibly). So your claim of using rhetorical language to persuade us to accept his thesis by other means undermines what you’ve been claiming all along LMAO!!! Your argument now is, “His thesis being exactly what he said it was, though I still maintain he didn’t really say what he said, and to prove my point, here is the method which he used to persuade us of his thesis, which I still claim he didn’t utter”.

    You’re as screwed up as Rove is, without a doubt. Have a great weekend!!

  • Karl Rove: We Can Stop Gun Violence if We Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/25/2015 11:57:49 AM PDT · 74 of 81
    antonico to woofie

    “Now maybe there’s some magic law that will keep us from having more of these. I mean basically the only way to guarantee that we will dramatically reduce acts of violence involving guns is to basically remove guns from society, and until somebody gets enough “oomph” to repeal the Second Amendment,THATS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN
    >>>>>>>>>>>

    Why the hell would someone say say “THATS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN” if they are suggesting something they want to do?
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    This is a direct quotation of what you said Rove said. Since I quoted directly, let’s not have anymore confusion. It’s clear your problem is comprehending SYNTAX. You know, sentence structure like use of nouns, verbs, and predicates?? Roves statement as said above CLEARLY shows he’s an advocate of 2nd amendment repeal based on his own linguistics. His statement of the problem - as he sees it - is that there is no “magic law” (yet) to eradicate events like Charleston. He says then that in order “dramatically reduce” shootings such at this, the only solution is to “remove guns from society”. So we have Rove assessing the problem (lack of a “magic law” to “dramatically reduce more Charlestons), and then declares what the solution to the problem would be (”remove guns from society). In terms of argumentation of debate points, this is what’s known as laying out the case. So in this paragraph you want to use to exonerate his corruption, he tells us what he thinks the problem is and what he thinks the solution would be.

    It’s his use of the word “until” that gives away his cover. The word “until” is a preposition, and means “a word to indicate continuance to a specified time” (this is the Merriam-Webster definition). So Rove tells us we’re going to be subject to Charleston type events UNTIL the “specified time” that “somebody” gets the “oomph” to “repeal the 2nd Amendment”. He says it’s not going to happen - but he doesn’t say it’s not going to happen because of his own defense of principle behind the constitutional provision that the right to bear arms should be unabridged. He’s saying we’re going to have Charleston-type problems UNTIL somebody gets “oomph” (read: courage) and eliminates the 2nd amendment to remove guns from society (ahhh...his “magic law”, at last!!)

    Your parsing of his last statement away from everything else tells us a lot about YOU! Trying to overemphasize “that’s not gonna happen” in isolation is an epic fail on your part. It’s trying to foist the notion he’s posing as a defender of the 2nd amendment, but you IGNORE everything he said before it and drop the context of his own words of the entire paragraph you quoted on his behalf. Far from a defense of the 2nd amendment, the whole context of this very paragraph YOU quoted indicates clearly this is a LAMENT from Rove that somebody - at present - lacks “oomph” to repeal it (if you were truly a 2nd amendment defender, why on earth would you ever utter what would be required to get rid of it???). Rove is lamenting that there will be no repeal (after all, he tells us the solution to “dramatically reduce” more Charleston type events - get rid of guns; apparently Rove has never heard of all the gun crime that happens in the heavily gun restricted Chicago). He’s not defending the 2nd Amendment. At all. And any idiot with half a brain can read this paragraph of his you quoted and understand that as clearly as the sunrise. Except of course, you.

    Rove is worthy of all the hatred he brings upon himself. Whether he’s swindling private citizens out of cash for his Epic Fail Super PAC, or foisting yet another big-gubmint luvin’ Bush down out throats, he’s earned every bit of hatred he gets. Equally from both sides, I might add. Karl Rove’s 15 minutes of fame was over LONG ago - and it’s time for this worthless ass-clown to get off the stage and go back to his closet-case life.

  • Karl Rove: We Can Stop Gun Violence if We Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/24/2015 9:25:07 AM PDT · 72 of 81
    antonico to woofie

    “He is not walking it back

    If you bothered to listen to the segment, Rove clearly said “That is not going to work” in regard to the idea of doing away with the second amendment
    He was on Hannity last night and he emphasized that what needed to happen in the Charleston Case was not gun control but that someone needed to listen to what that 21 year old was espousing and take responsibility fort it (which did not happen)...In short a societal solution and not a government solution.”
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    If he said or suggested a societal solution is what’s needed, then he surely IS walking back what he said to Chris Wallace, claiming “oomph” was required to repeal the 2nd Amendment. Society cannot repeal anything, only legislators can. So the fact he had to even show up on Hannity to keep talking about the same subject trying to not say what he did say to Wallace is - by definition - walking it back. Again, it’s clear comprehension of text escapes you.

    And, “apologize” to Rove? You’re clearly out of your mind. Why you fanboy this moron is a mystery. This clueless clown swindled almost $400 million out of people for his basically useless Super PAC American Crossroads in 2012, spending more money on behalf of more losers than ever before in politics. And this numb-nuts Rove an his RINO ilk have the nerve to blame their losses on conservatives!! It was THEIR RINO candidates losing en masse in 2012: Thompson, Wilson, Mack, McMahon, Rehberg..and the biggest loser of all in Mitt Romney. Rove’s success rate in 2012 was less than 10% - and sending hundreds of millions of dollars down the drain backing candidates he told every media outlet were “The only ones who can win” - except they didn’t. His comments to Wallace on the 2nd Amendment reveal exactly what he thinks and who he is, and it’s the same political acumen that was evident when all of his backed candidates lost comprehensively. He’s no conservative. He’s a “big-gubmint”-loving RINO. Like all the Bushes, Romneys, Fords, Nixons, Rockefellers, et.al. And he’s so stupid about not watching what he says - like the Wallace appearance - that he had to go beg Hannity to put him on for a “do-over”, the kind of do-overs media give to Democrats who unintentionally expose themselves against the Party Line.

    Your admonition to me that I owe Rove an apology is so ridiculous that you should be laughed out of every room you walk in to. And it’s clear you’re as intellectually inept as Rove is.

  • Karl Rove: We Can Stop Gun Violence if We Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/23/2015 4:46:29 PM PDT · 70 of 81
    antonico to woofie

    “You read minds don’t you? (SARCASM)”


    You don’t need to be able to read minds to understand what he meant. You just have to be able to read. And comprehend. Two things clearly beyond you ;).

    And today we KNOW he meant exactly what I said, because he’s trying to walk it back with double-talk instead of openly denying it. He’s a piece of garbage.

  • Karl Rove: We Can Stop Gun Violence if We Repeal the Second Amendment

    06/22/2015 8:14:44 AM PDT · 49 of 81
    antonico to Old Retired Army Guy

    “There are a lot of Social Media fasely implying that Fove was advocating repeal of the 2nd amendment. All he was doing was showing how laws against guns do not deter violence and stating that short of repealing the 2nd amendment which he said will never happen the gun laws are useless against a determined killer. So those who are trying to falsely accuse Rove need to pull in their claws.”
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    That’s not quite an accurate assessment either. It was the use of his phrase “..and until somebody gets enough oomph to repeal the 2nd Amendment...”. This is as revealing of his intent as it could be. His syntax here is unmistakable: Rove is hoping for - through his own words - somebody rising to acquire enough “oomph” to do just that. Since he himself stated what would be required for repeal - “oomph” in this case - he sees the 2nd Amendment as a cause of violence and congress therefore must raise it’s “oomph” to stop it. It was Rove who linked gun violence and the 2nd Amendment in this cause-and-effect relationship on Fox News. Nobody else did. And it’s clear that he’s all for the “oomph” needed to repeal it. Otherwise, why sanctify an attempt at repeal with lacking enough “oomph” - which is clearly intended to mean COURAGE to repeal it. That may be lost on you with your comment, but the rest of us get exactly what he means. Which is no surprise. He’s a leftist, period.

  • Mitt Romney's Advice to the GOP: Focus on Minority Voters

    06/14/2015 12:06:11 PM PDT · 27 of 75
    antonico to 2ndDivisionVet

    Yeah. This is the guy who told the congressional GOP to “swallow hard” and pass Obama’s Amnesty in full. Somebody tell that idiot Coulter about that; she still is out there shilling for this proven loser.

  • GOP introduces bill to block Internet rules

    03/05/2015 8:29:50 AM PST · 19 of 44
    antonico to GIdget2004

    They need to tie the amendment to the Debt Ceiling Bill or some other Must Pass bill. That’s the only way it will work.

  • WHIP LIST: House Republicans split on ‘clean’ Homeland Security funding [updated]

    02/25/2015 10:47:42 AM PST · 4 of 41
    antonico to GIdget2004

    Why update? This is just more liberal claptrap by a liberal rag, The Hill. The real secret on all of this is the Democrats in panic. The media portraying the GOP schisms is devised to cloak the Democrats never wanting to vote to fund what they themselves say is an unconstitutional action. It’s the Straw Man, used again and again.

  • Jeb Bush: Denying Dreamers Accelerated Citizenship Is ‘Ridiculous’

    02/05/2015 9:01:49 AM PST · 28 of 40
    antonico to DiogenesLamp

    Jeb Bush is ridiculous. Ann Coulter nailed it when she said “Three generations of imbeciles is enough.”
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    In the same piece Coulter - the “single issue voter” (immigration) Ann Coulter - wrote that she hoped Mitt Romney’s exit from the 2016 Presidential Handicap was only temporary. You know, Mr. Mitt “Swallow Hard & Pass Full Amnesty” Romney. For her to label anybody else an imbecile is, well, imbecilic. Jeb Bush is a horrible option. But her reasoning for it - immigration stance, given who she wants to cram down everybody’s throats, again - makes you wonder if she’s even sober these days. Ann Coulter occupies Seat #1 in the Mitt Romney Clown Car.

  • Is Sarah Palin Too Toxic for 2016?

    01/26/2015 8:50:48 AM PST · 47 of 102
    antonico to SeekAndFind

    Whether anybody likes her personally is a different issue as to whether she makes a good leader. Her speech in Iowa was - let’s be charitable - and say it was a disorganized stream-of-consciousness rambling, suggesting she decided to go off script. It was an opportunity to demonstrate why the world should take her seriously as a politician. Instead, she presented really nothing but a list of ad-hominem complaints that made her look embittered.

    Like it or not, if you want to lead a nation, Statecraft has a certain protocol. There are trappings that go with the office - whether you’re a president or a prime minister. And one thing that is NOT statesmanlike is standing holding a sign screaming an expletive at Michael Moore. It’s juvenile, witless, and essentially the end of any argument you have. Once you descend to the level of personal attack, you’ve admitted you’re not up to the job required of head-of-state. Margaret Thatcher always said she was delighted when her opponents had stooped to the level of attacking her personally with ad-hominem, because that was the signal that they were basically out of ideas. It was the White Flag, intellectually speaking. So Palin descended to just that level with this ill-advised profane slam to Moore. It makes her look petty, common and unimaginative (there’s no witty intellect in reaching for profanity to make a point - any idiot can utter FU). Instead of reverting back to what makes a good politician, she’s reaching for the kind of public statements that you’d expect to see or hear from a banal, common, witless celebrity. Time to admit it: her 15 minutes was up years ago. She’s now proven she’s the GOP Crazy Aunt in the Attic.

  • Cantor speaks to establishment Republicans in Va. about how to win

    01/24/2015 9:43:05 PM PST · 31 of 34
    antonico to E. Pluribus Unum

    How does a guy who failed to hold his own seat in a primary lecture to anybody about how to win??? Somebody please explain that. Clearly it’s over my feeble brain...

  • Sarah Palin on Potential Romney ’16 Run: ‘We Need New Blood’ ... (Hello Sarah, this means you)

    01/18/2015 8:18:03 AM PST · 46 of 71
    antonico to Cringing Negativism Network

    Sarah Palin has no chance of securing the GOP nomination for president. She has no money to do so. All of the PAC’s she associated with are open to anyone to see what kind of money they have on hand, since financial disclosure of a PAC’s assets are required by law. When you look at those it’s plain to see there is no way she can afford a presidential run in this day and age. We’re living in the days of presidential campaigns costing hundreds of millions of dollars. You do not raise that in 5 to 10 dollar increments from her devout followers. You simply have to have large dollar donors acting on your behalf to underwrite the fixed, continuous expenses of a campaign - staff, office space and attendant utility & operating costs, travel, venues for your public appearances - and multiply that by 50 states. It’s staggering. The fact is Palin has nowhere near that kind of money, nor any access to it since she’s not courting those who can help her financially. Needless to say, those who donate to the RNC overall - such as the Gas Chamber of Commerce - will make absolutely sure she has no path into the GOP nomination. They’d pull every dime of funding to the RNC if Preibus ever thought of working with her to secure the nomination for herself.

    So any thought of a presidential run by her is no more than Pie in the Sky daydreaming. The facts on the ground are clear enough - she’s too broke to mount any sort of campaign required to win. It’s no more complicated than that.

  • FIRE John Boehner : Free Republic's "National Rallies" : Saturday (2015-01-03) : CALL to ACTION !

    12/30/2014 8:10:31 PM PST · 17 of 57
    antonico to Patton@Bastogne

    It isn’t going to happen. Boehner was already chosen by the conference in the fall to be the nominee for Speaker. Nobody’s running against him. And since it’s all a voice vote, you’re not going to get the 30 GOP members needed to abstain or vote for someone else. It’s a fait accompli. Boehner will win, sad to say.

  • EXCLUSIVE — SEAN HANNITY CALLS FOR TREY GOWDY TO REPLACE BOEHNER AS SPEAKER, GOWDY DECLINES

    12/30/2014 7:44:39 PM PST · 73 of 133
    antonico to Jim Robinson

    Hannity is in fact a goofball. he approaches everything like some dense adolescent. He has none of the wit or analytical skills of Limbaugh; doesn’t have the education of Levin; and truthfully is less intelligent than Ingraham. If it wasn’t for his looks he’d be nowhere. He’s a conservative parrot. Not a conservative thinker.

    Speaker of the House at this stage, with an Obama White House set to veto everything you submit that’s even remotely Conservative in agenda is basically a thankless job. Pelosi had the Senate & White House in her party’s control, so her job was a lot easier. The question is: why would a real Conservative even want the job of Speaker now? It’s bad enough to have to deal with an Obama White House. Worse still would be having to deal with a McConnell Senate. McConnell has already thrown in the progressive big-government wing of the GOP. Why would a guy like Gowdy or Jordan or any of them want to have to deal with that too? You’d end up pulling your hair out trying to get McConnell to move right and get Obama to sign anything. Maybe that’s why none of the real conservatives have stepped up to challenge Boehner so far. It’s a thankless job under these circumstances. And Boehner may be the only idiot who actually wants the job under the ridiculous circumstances which exists now. He’s in it for the historical footnote: he served as Speaker of the House for X number of years. It’s not hard to figure out.

  • Brent oil $90 to $100 in 12 to 18 months: Pickens

    12/23/2014 8:15:42 AM PST · 14 of 25
    antonico to shove_it

    I read somewhere that places like Venezuela and Russia, who survive on oil profits, are the ones who need oil priced in the $100 a barrel range. OPEC can apparently keep lowering prices until the rest of the world goes into the red pulling up their own oil or fracking shale. The question is - how will OPEC’s competitors survive the OPEC attempt to put them out of business?

  • Who Harry Reid Caved to in His Final Major Act as Majority Leader Will Blow Your Mind

    12/14/2014 10:41:14 PM PST · 27 of 54
    antonico to 2ndDivisionVet

    Well the Tea Party is about to be over. The GOP got very little in the CRomnibus bill save the one thing they truly wanted: the CFR reform to allow the donatiuons to congressional campaign committees to soar a thousandfold. The Chamber of Commerce, and all of it’s business RINO tentacles, will now be able to flush the coffers of the GOP House & Senate campaign committees all for the expressed purpose of quashing primary opponents of incumbent RINO’s. Unless the Tea Party finds a group of multi billionaire underwriters, the GOP-E’s tactic of reforming the committee donations will effectively end Tea Party candidates making any headway at all.

  • Should Ted Cruz Delay The Omnibus Bill 30 Hours By Forcing Reid To Hold A Cloture Vote?

    12/12/2014 9:32:22 AM PST · 14 of 30
    antonico to Laissez-faire capitalist

    It’s pointless. There will be enough McCains, Grahams, and the rest of the feckless GOP to vote for cloture. It has no teeth to stop anything. The one lone chance to have success was with Marlin Stuztman in the House holding to his principles. He’s whining now the House Leadership lied to him - like he couldn’t have figured that out. So Stutzman gave us Cromnibus, betraying his Tea Party ideals. And if Stutzman was stupid enough believe snakes like Boehner and McCarthy and Scalise and the rest of the RINO gang, then he doesn’t deserve his seat.

  • McConnell Plots a Functional, Bipartisan Senate

    12/08/2014 4:07:33 PM PST · 30 of 53
    antonico to upchuck
    Somebody explain to me how it is this Fool From Kentucky can say out of once side of his mouth that ObamaCare is the worst piece of legislation he's ever seen, and out of the other side of his mouth he claims no full repeal bill will be offered because he doesn't have 60 votes. Now, is it me, or has every Democrat in or out of the Senate been proclaiming LOUDLY that passing this monstrosity was a huge mistake?? It seems to me that if a full repeal bill was offered by McConnell, his lack of getting 60 basically FORCES Democrats to support this law AGAIN if they don't vote for cloture, in the face of all their tolls of defeated Senators whose vote for it cost them their job!!!McConnell then can say “Hey, we tried to get it fully repealed but ya know what? Those Democrats you keep voting out of office because they defended this law are, well, still defending it with their votes, and you have them to thank...in 2016.” Even if they get 6 Democrats for Cloture and Obama vetoes, the veto is a rallying point against the Democrat Party as a whole. I'm not seeing where McConnell actually loses by bringing a full repeal to the floor. Unless of course, his real goal is to just help his Democrat pals to keep their jobs.
  • Mitt Romney: Republicans Should 'Swallow Hard,' Pass 'Permanent' Amnesty Bill

    11/27/2014 1:12:21 PM PST · 157 of 424
    antonico to JRandomFreeper
    Is there a count anywhere of how mane offices Mitt Romney has run for, and his win-loss record from his attempts?
  • Dissidents Planning Boehner Coup Face Long Odds

    09/30/2014 5:31:43 PM PDT · 6 of 18
    antonico to mrsmith

    This claptrap is nothing but opinion from the notoriously leftist Roll Call. They WANT Boehner to keep his Speakership. Precisely because he will grab his ankles for Obama every time. Thing is, after November, there could be a handful more GOP members who are more Conservative. There needs to be 20-25 GOP Members defecting from the January vote. The threat to strip committee assignments is a tacit admission by the RINO overlords that they smell dissent in the air, and think they can shut it down floating this threat. Which tells me the threat is real - at least to the GOP overlords. Otherwise, why leak the threat?

  • Tory MP Mark Reckless defects to Ukip

    09/27/2014 8:15:54 AM PDT · 4 of 8
    antonico to GonzoII

    This is just the continuing fallout from the Tory Party’s brutal removal of Margaret Thatcher in 1990. The Tory Party “Wets” (we call them RINO’s here) hated her, and decided they had had enough. They staged coup in the House of Commons to basically overturn a national election to remove her and install the feckless John Major. The Tory Party was destroyed from that moment on, and they have never recovered. The Major loss to Blair in 1997 was as catastrophic as the Carter loss to Reagan in 1980. And the Tories went into essentially political exile for the next 13 years, and only managed to win in 2010 (barely) because the backlash against Blair & Brown had reached such a pitch that Labour could never win. But that said, the Tories HAD to cut a deal with the OTHER liberal party, the Liberal Democrats, in order to form a coalition government under David Cameron. Even with hatred high among voters for the Blair-Brown disaster, the Tories couldn’t manage to win an outright Majority of seats to form their own government. For 5 days after the 2010 election, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg held the balance of power in his hands for the entire UK, having to decide to side with their philosophical enemies the Tories (who barely won the lection overall), or throw in with their more kindred spirits in the Labour party who lost, and thereby risk alienation by turning losing Labour into a winning government. They eventually chose to go with the vote of the people, through gnashed teeth. And the Tories were done no favors, having had to beg the Lib Dems to side with them instead of Labour just to form a government. And again, all of this mishmash in the Tory party exists today because of their political assassination of Margaret Thatcher over 20 years ago.

    So it’s no small wonder why any British MP who’s even remotely Thatcherite in their thinking would find a happier home in the UKIP. The Tory Party today is a party equivalent to the current GOP here - made up of Patrician Blue Bloods who believe in a socialist type state mostly to preserve a class status. They Tories and GOP of today have as donors deep pocketed cartel rulers who want governments to protect them from competition; increase the amount of slave labor they can buy cheaply; and keep the have nots in their proper place below the aristocracy. America needs a UKIP.

  • Bob Beckel Warns of ‘October Surprise’ from Dems

    09/19/2014 9:49:58 AM PDT · 24 of 74
    antonico to Responsibility2nd

    Probably a staged “event” regarding something about ISIS, trying to make the current White House Occupant look competent - which is no small feat.

  • Filipino Soldiers Defied UN Order to Surrender to ISIS

    09/02/2014 7:58:59 AM PDT · 24 of 34
    antonico to SeekAndFind

    So who was the Muslim-supporting UN “Commander” who ordered them to lay down their arms? Why is it we don’t have this idiot’s name??? It’s amazing how the left works these things totally in reverse against their enemies. If this was a doctor refusing an abortion, that doctor’s name would be in the news 24/7 for a week, and they’d mobilize their mob goons to surround that doctor’s house.

  • Palin goes 0 for 2 in Alaska as clout disappears nationally

    08/21/2014 2:44:45 PM PDT · 30 of 105
    antonico to bigdaddy45

    To say she endorsed 15 and 4 won is factual. It’s not disputable. The point is well made - she was a lot more effective in endorsements in 2010 than now. And it makes sense. Back in 2010, many of her supporters stayed true to her because they were absolutely convinced she was going to make that serious POTUS run in 2012. When she bailed on that in October of 2011, a chunk of those who were looking to her to right the ship of the nation started looking elsewhere. A percentage of them in 2012 essentially stopped taking her POTUS aspirations - which she herself stoked - seriously. By 2014, and after signing to do not only another television show on some cable channel, but also starting her own subscription based network, more of those who pinned their hopes to her in a political sense were getting the idea she has no serious designs to run for office again. Her name as a candidate hasn’t been on a ballot since she was elected governor (as 2008 VP she wasn’t the ballot name, McLame was). So she herself has not run for any office for 8 years. Her rash of endorsements in this 2014 cycle seemed to coincide with the beginning of her new series (is it even still on the air?).

    It’s become clear Sarah Palin is more interested in being a celebrity than an office holder.

  • Chris McDaniel: I Beat Thad Cochran by 25,000 Votes

    08/05/2014 8:28:10 AM PDT · 81 of 88
    antonico to Rides_A_Red_Horse

    “Yes, let’s keep Mitch McConnell as Democrat with an (R) behind his name.”

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    Interesting someone finally brings his name up. Let’s remember: McConnell is the one who was twisting arms in the Senate at a private meeting to raise $800,000 from sitting Senators to get Cochran over the hump in the runoff - after he actually LOST the primary to McDaniel!! Let that sink in. Sitting GOP Senators rallied to pony up almost a million bucks to back the LOSER in the GOP Primary for a runoff. The Senate GOP Leader wants to overturn the will of the Mississippi GOP voters. If that isn’t a clear illustration of just how corrupt politics has become, nothing is. It’s McConnell who is largely responsible for funneling that $800,000 to Haley Barbour for the expressed purpose of rounding up Democrat votes for Cochran. They all KNEW if they didn’t McDaniel would win the runoff going away. McConnell was trying to keep Conservatives out of the Senate; Barbour wanted his Mississippi pigeon in the Senate to keep his own lucrative lobbying gig going. Mitch McConnell is as responsible for the Cochran duplicity in Mississippi as anybody. In fact he could be said to be the center of it.

    And speaking of McConnell, where is the Dear Leader and his positions on this whole border crisis? What has Dear Leader Mitch to say about the overflow of illegal immigrants invading the southern border? Seems Dear Leader Mitch is yet to be heard from considering he is the Dear Leader of the GOP Senate. If the McDaniel case gets to court, and there is enough light cast upon just what the McConnell-Barbour axis pulled off, I hope that some Super PAC runs ads in KY this fall about “Remember Thad”, and Dear Leader Mitch’s role in bringing it about. :)

  • Chris McDaniel: I Beat Thad Cochran by 25,000 Votes

    08/04/2014 3:38:56 PM PDT · 43 of 88
    antonico to cotton1706

    I’m not a lawyer, but the move to put this in front of the state GOP Executive Committee is interesting. It forces the Mississippi GOP to either run McDaniel out of town and tell him to go pound sand or to admit what he has is valid. If it’s the former, he goes to court. If it becomes and actual trial, it doesn’t seem like they can withhold the registries because that’s part of the discovery - is it not? If there is a law binding in the state that Democrats cannot vote in both their primaries and in Republican primaries, then the registries would be evidence to prove the case either way, so it seems they would have to allow it only because there is a law in in the state barring crossover voting. If the GOP Executive Committee sides with McDaniel in that, yes, illegal crossover voting happened, then they admit their certified winner is a certified loser.

    I wonder what face saving, no statement the Mississippi GOP Executive Committee will give when McDaniel’s case appears in front of them? :)

  • Rep. Raul Labrador Will Challenge Kevin McCarthy for GOP Leader: A race for Cantor's job after all.

    06/13/2014 5:15:22 PM PDT · 10 of 24
    antonico to qaz123

    “How this can even be a contest is beyond me. But, the wimps with Rs after their name will vote for McCarthy. Hope the guys like Gohmert and Gowdy can rally the troops and put him and the rest of the eGOP to bed for at least a little while.”
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    Gowdy claims to be “very good friends” with McCarthy, so it’s unlikely he (or anyone other than the true pure bred Conservatives) will offer much resistance at all. I’m thinking this is just another RINO ploy. Labrador knows he has no chance to win this - he’s only entered because Steve King (who counts Labrador as an amnesty supporter) has been raising hell about ramming this election through before any opposition to McCarthy can get some traction. Labrador is the table scrap here, to keep the House Conservatives quiet, and nothing more.

    The people of this country despise its leadership. For Conservatives, they loathe everything about GOP leadership as it stands now. Take a look at all the House Leadership Team: Boehner & Cantor hail from - at best - Purple States, and McCarthy from a pure Blue State. Until that changes there is zero hope they will do ANYTHING to challenge Obama. Even McConnell hails from Kentucky which has had a long line of Democrat governors in its history. Unless Red State leadership is put in place, you won’t get anything but mealy mouthed compromising and appeasing from feckless politicians.

  • Cantor ‘in cahoots’ on amnesty, challenger says

    05/29/2014 2:42:46 PM PDT · 7 of 7
    antonico to jimbo123

    I would love to believe that Cantor will lose this race. Haven’t seen any polling data here on the left coast. But I presume Cantor is outspending Brat by huge margins, and that will carry the day for Cantor?

  • Karl Rove (and other e-Repubs) butt in California gubernatorial race, too

    05/27/2014 5:48:50 PM PDT · 24 of 40
    antonico to cotton1706

    What’s amazing to me is the GOP Establishment - and their own brand of media sock puppets - continually wail about the primaries, clamoring that ALL “Republicans” need to coalesce together behind a candidate. But only do so when they want coalescing behind their candidate. When their candidate is getting hammered in a primary, all of a sudden we don’t hear calls for unity and coalescing. We hear cries like this - destroy conservatives. Somebody should ask Karl about that the next time his horrible mug turns up on Fox.

  • Report: Hillary Clinton is Scared to Death of Trey Gowdy’s Investigation

    05/23/2014 5:35:05 PM PDT · 38 of 38
    antonico to PoloSec

    The story is that when she spoke in front of the House last time - uttering her famous “What difference does it make” nonsense, the House Leadership did not put her under oath then. That won’t happen in front of the Select Committee. This might be the reason she’s quaking in her shoes.