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  • Is Sarah Palin a McCain-Republican?

    01/29/2010 3:57:00 PM PST · by DavidFarrar · 185 replies · 1,845+ views
    January 29, 2010 | David Farrar
    Charlie Crist has taking to calling himself a McCain-Republican in his Florida race against Marco Rubio of late. Apparently, he sees a similarity between himself and Scott Brown. I'll have to admit, calling ones self a McCain-Republican sounds better than simply calling yourself a RINO.
  • Why would Palin endorse anyone in a primary?

    01/25/2010 8:06:43 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 146 replies · 1,766+ views
    January 25, 2010 | David Farrar
    This is a singular question that could be asked of any politician. It really makes no political sense for a popular politician who has ambitions for higher public office to endorse anyone during a primary. The reason being, no matter who you endorse, you are going to lose support from the opposing side.
  • J.D Hayworth V. John McCain

    01/22/2010 7:57:39 PM PST · by DavidFarrar · 87 replies · 2,036+ views
    January 22, 2010 | David Farrar
    I now believe Sarah Palin's Facebook announcement that she would stump for McCain in the Arizona primary was an attempt to scare off JD Hayworth from entering the race against McCain.
  • Palin's message to Arizona

    01/22/2010 7:40:17 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 63 replies · 1,290+ views
    January 22, 2010 | David Farrar
    "Palin told Facebook followers that she’s going to 'ride the tide with commonsense candidates' and help 'heroes and statesmen' like McCain." The message McCain is now bringing forth to his cohorts in the Republican Party leadership with the Brown victory in Massachusetts is, "See, I told you so. Moderate Republicanism can win. All we need do to totally usurp those conservative wackos in the Tea Party movement is tell them our candidate is a "conservative" and they will do the rest -- oh, and make sure other grassroot conservatives who get in our way in the primaries are out spent...
  • Tea Party Convention's false premise

    01/19/2010 9:15:13 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 50 replies · 1,071+ views
    TPN Convention News ^ | 01/19/10 | davidfarrar
    "The Tea Party Nation believes that a federal government must be limited in its powers to only those enumerated by the Constitution of the United States of America."
  • I got booted from the Tea Party Nation

    01/16/2010 7:49:51 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 43 replies · 1,511+ views
    1/16/2010 | David Farrar
    The message that, apparently, did me in was my response to a poster who had asked me if my real motive in posting at TPN was to fragment the cause. My response is reprinted below:
  • Proposed Tea Party Political Platform

    01/03/2010 5:53:28 PM PST · by DavidFarrar · 71 replies · 1,377+ views
    1/3/2010 | Don Mashak
    I have re-posted Don Mashak's Eight-Point Political Platform, while adding two more, 9 & 10. I will be adding an eleventh point soon, which will take away the power of the executive branch of government, or the legislature branch, to print money without the consent of the electorate. There will be an exemption in cases of an emergency, perhaps a two/thirds vote of Congress.
  • Open for discussion

    01/02/2010 10:04:37 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 41 replies · 816+ views
    January 2, 2010 | davidfarrar
    On January 1, 2010, I received an email message from Janet & Norman, members of the American Re-Tea Party, group: "The RIGHT Movement". In short, they want to send a powerful message to the political establishment by sending all 435 incumbent House members -- the good, the bad, and the ugly -- packing in the 2010 elections, as well as all 33 incumbent Senators.
  • Senate defeats drug importation amendment

    12/16/2009 6:58:22 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 41 replies · 1,077+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 12-16-09 | ALAN FRAM
    WASHINGTON – The Senate rejected a plan Tuesday to allow Americans to import low-cost prescriptions from abroad, handing drug makers a victory that may help secure passage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
  • Contempt for the Constitution

    11/21/2009 11:48:54 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 9 replies · 721+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | 11-12-09 | Walter E. Williams
    At Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Oct. 29th press conference, a CNS News reporter asked, “Madam Speaker, where specifically does the Constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?”
  • Does the Constitution allow Congress to force you to buy health insurance?

    11/18/2009 5:28:39 PM PST · by DavidFarrar · 28 replies · 1,472+ views
    Does the Constitution allow Congress to force you to buy health insurance? Several Congressional leaders have been asked, by CNSNews.com in particular. Their responses ranged from ignorant, to arrogant, to contemptuous.
  • Dodd's reform plan takes aim at the Fed

    11/11/2009 8:39:37 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 8 replies · 247+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 11-11-09 | David Cho, Brady Dennis and Neil Irwin
    The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping regulatory reform bill that would strip the Federal Reserve of nearly all of its power to oversee banks, setting up a possible clash with the Obama administration, which has argued for the central bank to play a pivotal role in addressing financial threats.
  • The Take: The grass roots prevail in N.Y.

    11/02/2009 8:03:37 AM PST · by DavidFarrar · 11 replies · 643+ views
    The Washingtom Post ^ | Nov. 2, 2009 | Dan Balz
    "The local Republican leadership tapped state Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava to run in the special election. She seemed to them a good fit for the moderate district but was out of step with national Republicans, supporting both abortion rights and same-sex marriage. Nonetheless, she enjoyed the backing of the national party and, among others, former House speaker Newt Gingrich. "
  • What happened to Obama's 13 million-member network of grassroots activists?

    10/31/2009 5:06:29 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 20 replies · 763+ views
    The New Republic ^ | October 29, 2009 | Lydia DePillis
    Tea partiers, town-hall protesters, Texas secessionists--for the past few months, grassroots organizing has seemed to be mostly the domain of the right. And for a period this summer, they (okay, not the Texas secessionists, but the others) appeared to be successfully tugging the national debate in their direction. As conservative activists, organized by groups such as FreedomWorks and encouraged by the likes of Glenn Beck, poured into the streets, moderate senators began to waver on health care, President Obama's approval ratings dipped, and momentum for reform seemed to stall.
  • Is this scary, or what?

    10/28/2009 8:25:50 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 6 replies · 429+ views
    Tech President ^ | 10/28/09 | Nancy Scola
    ...And Goodwill to Facebook Friends Mark Zuckerberg has said that if Facebook were its own country, it would be the eighth largest in the world. Facebooklandia, it seems, is destined to be a peaceful one. Peace.Facebook.com has just been launched. The site is for now a placeholder for bigger things to come. But what it does have already is a rather fascinating pedigree. First, the basics, from CNET's Caroline McCarthy: "Facebook is proud to play a part in promoting peace by building technology that helps people better understand each other," the site explains. "By enabling people from diverse backgrounds to...
  • Is it just me?

    10/22/2009 6:04:16 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 21 replies · 552+ views
    New Majority ^ | 10-22-09 | David Farrar
    Is it just me or does this David Frum ad hit others the wrong way as well? ex animodavidfarrar
  • What's up with this?

    10/21/2009 10:15:14 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 3 replies · 319+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10-21-2009 | Hafiz Wazir
    As Pakistan forces begin to squeeze Taliban forces up against the Afghan border, the Pakistani press wonders where U.S. and U.N. Afghan forces are to block the Afghan border crossings. Now I am not a military expert but it seems to me the attack in Afghanistan a few weeks ago that killed eight Americans, and from which, I beleieve, they abandoned that post afterwards, just might be related.
  • For fiscal conservatives, nothing will change until we form another political party

    10/15/2009 7:12:28 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 152 replies · 2,178+ views
    Early '10 Lessons from '09 Disasters ^ | 10-15-2009 | Conn Carroll
    Poltico's Jonathan Martin reports: "The surging campaign of third-party candidate Chris Daggett has turned the New Jersey governor's race into a dead-heat and left Republicans divided over the seriousness of the threat he poses to GOP nominee Chris Christie." The Hill's Reid Wilson reports: The House GOP conference is bitterly divided over a centrist New York Republican’s run for the House seat vacated by Army Secretary John McHugh. "Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, who backs abortion rights and has voiced support for gay rights, has drawn a challenger from the right who is running on the Conservative Party line. And though House...
  • Oh, give me a home without a subsidized loan

    10/05/2009 7:49:48 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 2 replies · 443+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 2, 2009 | Patrick Fleenor
    Washington - The American dream means different things to different people. For some, it looks like a house on a leafy cul-de-sac with weekends spent mowing the lawn and planting shrubs. For others it's a rented apartment in the big city with a building engineer to handle such tasks.
  • Is Obama a natural-born U.S. citizen?

    10/01/2009 5:44:33 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 67 replies · 2,252+ views
    Jay Bookman blog, Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | October 1, 2009 | David Farrar
    I had been discussing the meaning of the phrase "natural-born" U.S. citizen in Al, Sll, C5 of the U.S. Constitution with my learned friend, Loren Collins, when it suddenly occurred to me...
  • Did Maya Soetoro-Ng actually say that Barack was born in Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii?

    09/26/2009 5:49:00 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 128 replies · 3,716+ views
    g{x et|ÇuÉã Xw|à|ÉÇ ^ | November, 2004 | Bennett Guira
    I know it to be common knowledge that Maya Soetoro, Obama’s half-sister, once stated that Barack was born in Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. But recently I have been debating this point with a fellow blogger at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution under at article by Jay Bookman, entitled: Birthers aren’t conservative, they’re just nutty, who maintains that, in fact, Maya Soetoro didn't actual say that. It was actually written by a student, Bennett Guira, who wrote it as part of his Obama bio assay, and the quote was later picked up and erronisously attributed to Maya Soetoro. The source she quotes...
  • Molotov Mitchell Birther Video – “How do you know for sure?”

    09/17/2009 10:21:02 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 9 replies · 401+ views
    September 17, 2009 | Molotov Mitchell
    Life and Liberty PAC presents the Proof Positive Series with Molotov Mitchell. In this episode, Molotov embarks on a quest to prove that he is a natural born citizen. Was he born in SC as he believes? In this earlier episode, an introduction to Life and Liberty's campaign for transparency. Go to Proof Positive to learn more and demand to see Obama's birth certificate by signing the petition! You've got proof positive...where's his?
  • New health proposal is industry's favorite so far

    09/17/2009 5:16:29 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 2 replies · 229+ views
    AP ^ | September 17, 2009 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    WASHINGTON – The latest health overhaul plan circulating on Capitol Hill gives health insurers, drug makers and large employers reasons to heave sighs of relief, sparing them the higher costs and more burdensome rules included in other Democratic-written alternatives.
  • Democrats aren't worried about 2010. It's all party of The Plan.

    09/15/2009 7:20:22 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 52 replies · 1,944+ views
    The New Media Journal ^ | September 15, 2009 | Tony Rubolotta
    Communists and socialists have never been closer to taking over the United States and they know this is no time for timidity. Ignoring popular opinion is part of the game plan, as is marginalizing any opposition. It worked for three massive spending bills and it will work again. Some Democrats may lose their seats, but taking a hit for the party is a call to duty they will answer. Besides, as long as they control Congress post 2010, Democrats will control redistricting as a consequence of the census and the lost seats may be regained in 2012."
  • Are there legitimate constitutional questions regarding Obama's eligibility?

    09/09/2009 5:15:28 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 67 replies · 2,497+ views
    September 9, 2009 | David Farrar
    Generally in any court proceeding, especially in preliminary hearings, I have always found it useful to listen to what the judge says. In the Tuesday hearing concerning Obama's eligibility, Judge Carter stated that if there are legitimate constitutional questions regarding Obama's eligibility, they need to be addressed and resolved. So the question is: Are there any legitimate constitutional questions regarding Obama's eligibility, and, if so; what are they?
  • Obama's school speech is different.

    09/09/2009 7:28:56 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 16 replies · 1,422+ views
    September 9, 2009 | David Farrar
    While the left is engaged in damage control over Obama's speech to our school children by pointing out that both Reagan and H.W. Bush did the very same thing, there is a difference.
  • New GOP website a dud

    09/07/2009 9:57:51 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 6 replies · 736+ views
    September 7, 2009 | David Farrar
    Back in February of this year, while reeling from the latest national electoral defeat, the GOP held a series of GOP TEC summits to essentially revamp the GOP web site. One of the speakers that offered the most forward thinking on this subject, in my opinion, was Newt Gingrich. Click here to go to the video of what he said. Please note, while everything Mr. Gingrich said had value, his point about the design of the new GOP website starts at Time: 7:22 and runs to the end of the video.
  • WND being dissed on Republican web site over BC controversy

    09/06/2009 7:29:24 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 67 replies · 2,114+ views
    http://thenextright.com/ ^ | 9/06/09 | davidfarrar
    The Next Right likes to bill itself as a website where the new Republican ideology is being forged. It is largely made up of RINOs, corporatist and Independents, all masquerading as conservative Republicans. Since I have had a long experience with just how the corporatist have taken over the Republican Party, I naturally began to call them out on this point. I explained to the readers at The Next Right that the corporatist are, indeed, a very valuable asset of the Republican Party, but their political agenda, since it's really not interested in lowering taxes, lowering government spending, or even...
  • How can legal tender be illegal

    08/27/2009 1:28:58 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 62 replies · 2,613+ views
    Liberity Watch ^ | August 27, 2009 | MIKE ZIGLER
    Robert Kahre is facing up to 296 years in prison. His crime? He hired workers on mutually-agreed terms, and paid them in gold and silver dollars rather than in Federal Reserve dollars.
  • I knew I was going to get kicked off

    08/23/2009 8:08:15 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 69 replies · 2,292+ views
    Talking Points Memo ^ | August 23, 2009 | davidfarrar
    And it didn't take long. I always make it a point to re-post on at least one "left" blog. I do this in order to gain their perspective and judge it against my own. The problem is, left sites don't seem to tolerate adverse views as much a conservative sites do. Below is the post at Talking Points Memo that apparently did me in. It was a post concerning my main political interest: Our two-party system tends to divide the people to achieve the political interests of the few, instead of bringing people together for the common good of all.
  • That's behind the MSM's Militia

    08/20/2009 5:03:41 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 2 replies · 387+ views
    August 20, 2009 | David Farrar
    I'll give it to you in one word: Independents. If House Democrats want to avoid losing 20 seats in 2010, they know they will have to fight and hold on to as many Independents as possible, period. Lose them and they will lose the House, it's just that simple, and they know it. Thus the creation here of late in the mainstream press of the local militia and Nazi memes. It's an old political trick. Fanaticize the right with a bogus militia scare, throw in a couple of swastikas and watch the Independents stream back into the fold. So get...
  • Most Democrats are Birthers too

    08/16/2009 7:56:07 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 32 replies · 2,902+ views
    August 16, 2009 | davidfarrar
    Of course many Democrats are upset with the title, but it's true. Most Democrats know Barack Obama can't meet the provisions of Article ll, Section l, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution, or at least aren't sure whether he can or not.Rather than go all over the issues again, let's just go to Congressman Bill Posey's bill: The Presidential Eligibility Act (H.R. 1503) Here's my point: Most people are shocked when they learn there is no formal qualification process to run for the President of the United State, once the most powerful position in the world. People see themselves being required to produce...
  • It's official...

    08/14/2009 11:17:53 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 37 replies · 2,360+ views
    August 14, 2009 | davidfarrar
    ...I have just received an email from, David Axelrod, 'Senior Advisor' to Barack Obama. It's official then, I am officially recognized as an Obama critic. Here is my response to David Axelrod, 'Senior Advisor' to Barack Obama email: "It's official! I am on Obama's hit list. I am officially designated as an Obama critic! "Now, David, as an official Senior Advisor to Barack Obama, let me ask you: When is Obama going to muster up enough honor to publish his actual birth certificate? As you well know, the honorable thing to do when someone questions your qualifications to hold the...
  • Obama pitching health care at town hall meeting

    08/11/2009 6:04:16 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 53 replies · 4,137+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 11, 209 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    Obama will use a potentially boisterous midday town hall-style meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to highlight how his proposals would affect workers whose employers provide their health insurance. Obama is prepared for possible disruptions, said White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, appearing on television talk shows Tuesday morning.
  • How the White House's Deal With Big Pharma Undermines Democracy

    08/10/2009 7:40:50 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 6 replies · 695+ views
    Talking Points Memo ^ | August 9, 2009 | Robert Reich
    I'm a strong supporter of universal health insurance, and a fan of the Obama administration. But I'm appalled by the deal the White House has made with the pharmaceutical industry's lobbying arm to buy their support.
  • Salon's handy-dandy guide to refuting the Birthers

    08/06/2009 8:50:08 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 18 replies · 707+ views
    Salon ^ | August 6, 2009 | Alex Koppelman
    "There are, sadly, a lot of Birthers out there. A recent poll showed that 11% of Americans -- including 28% of Republicans -- don't believe President Obama was born in the U.S. Another 12% aren't sure."So, at some point, you're likely to find out that a friend or relative is a Birther. Your Uncle Floyd will forward you a chain e-mail that says Obama was actually born in Kenya and there's a Kenyan birth certificate that proves it and hundreds of government officials and reporters are in on a conspiracy to hide the truth of his ineligibility for the presidency...
  • Obama may be a natural born citizen after all

    07/23/2009 8:07:18 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 280 replies · 5,370+ views
    I have spent time trying to make sense of the recent debate over Obama's Constitutional qualifications to be President of the United States and have recently come to the conclusion that Obama would be a "natural born" U.S. citizen if his father was Obama Sr., a British subject and Kenyan national at the time of his birth.
  • Just heard the news over my local radio station...

    07/15/2009 11:11:06 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 16 replies · 889+ views
    July 15, 2009 | davidfarrar
    Just want to confirm the fact that for the first time on my local radio station news, 640...something, Cedartown, Georgia, I heard a news report about Major Cook's refusal to be deployed to Afghanistan. The repeater went on to give a fairly good short synopsis of what the case was about and that a hearing is scheduled for July 16, 2009. Great Job.
  • Steele wants Palin to "reorient" the Party.

    07/11/2009 8:16:27 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 175 replies · 3,698+ views
    Politico ^ | July 7, 2009 | Andy Burr
    Michael Steele wants Sarah Palin to reorient" the party and grow it. Interesting
  • Dems stop Fed Audit Bill

    07/07/2009 5:54:50 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 17 replies · 617+ views
    Campaign For Liberty ^ | July 6, 2009 | John Tate
    Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina made the first attempt to bring to the floor of the Senate a Ron Paul bill to audit the Federal Reserve. As one would expect, the Dems block the measure. With raising political pressure for yet another stimulus package, I, personally, can't see how the Dems are going to be successful, if they don't allow the Federal Reserve to be audited first. The Republican Congressional delegation's new motto should be: Audit first, then we talk about another stimulus.           ex animo          davidfarrar
  • Quick

    07/04/2009 5:49:37 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 13 replies · 353+ views
    Can anybody here name the present Chairwoman of the RNC? I can't. But if the RNC had any brains, which they have shown precious little so far, I ask her to step aside and invite Sarah Palin to fill the post. ex animo davidfarrar
  • Do you support H.R. 1503?

    07/01/2009 1:47:01 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 9 replies · 519+ views
    R-Fla., Bill Polsey ^ | July 1, 2009 | davidfarrar
    It's time to let your voice be heard over at The People Decide on the birth certificate issue.
  • TEA PARTY TIME

    06/29/2009 6:30:02 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 8 replies · 515+ views
    Just my own gumption ^ | 6/29/09 | davidfarrar
    It's time for a Tea Party. July 4, 2009, and you're all invited.
  • The Obama Birth Certificate Protection Act

    06/24/2009 9:20:44 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 28 replies · 1,403+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | May 25, 2009 | Unknown
    WASHINGTON – A bill approved by the House of Representatives and referred to the Senate would prohibit federal employees of executive branch from being compelled to release any document unless a court makes a specified determination by a preponderance of evidence – legislation at least one group suspects is designed to protect Barack Obama's elusive birth certificate from release.
  • Senator calls for vetting of candidates' eligibility

    06/20/2009 8:00:52 AM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 17 replies · 530+ views
    Worlf Net Daily ^ | June 18, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., says it's the responsibility of the states to make sure political candidates are eligible for the offices they seek, but he's in favor of both state and federal demands that future presidential candidates have a formal procedure to document their qualifications. The relatively strong statement from Coburn on the issue of the eligibility of a president came in a recent letter to a constituent who contacted WND. <Read moreex animodavidfarrar
  • Obama's citizenship

    06/14/2009 9:58:45 PM PDT · by DavidFarrar · 189 replies · 5,569+ views
    I have recently been bringing this debate over Obama's U.S. citizenship over at Talking Points Memo. Needles to say, I have received some heat for my efforts. But I have received an interesting response. One that I have been unable to get around. I hope I can find some answers here.