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  • Perry Indictment: Why It Has Legs

    08/21/2014 8:28:25 AM PDT · 59 of 63

    The author is a hack who will kneecap Perry at every chance, all in the name of Jesus, of course.

  • The budget deal passed in the senate

    12/31/2012 11:26:31 PM PST · 13 of 56
    GOPyouth to 11th_VA

    Reporter on Fox said this was just a 2 month extension, and that all of this will have to be done again in a few weeks.

  • The budget deal passed in the senate

    12/31/2012 11:23:47 PM PST · 8 of 56
    GOPyouth to tsowellfan

    No’ votes: 3 Ds (Bennet, Cardin, Harkin); 5 Rs (Grassley, Lee, Paul, Rubio, Shelby)

  • The budget deal passed in the senate

    12/31/2012 11:21:57 PM PST · 7 of 56
    GOPyouth to tsowellfan

    Guy on Fox said a few liberal democrats voted no as well. I’ve yet to see a roll call.

  • The budget deal passed in the senate

    12/31/2012 11:19:24 PM PST · 4 of 56
    GOPyouth to Happy Rain

    Just heard Rand Paul and Dick Shelby voted no.

  • Options for reduced price admission to the State Fair of Texas

    09/29/2012 7:30:39 PM PDT · 6 of 13
    GOPyouth to 2ndDivisionVet

    Another way to save money is not parking at make-shift home parking lots. A few years ago a little racket was going on where homeowners would charge x amount to allow parking, then call a towing company to remove the cars, thus freeing up more parking. In a nutshell, the fairgrounds are in a horrible part of town, but you are guaranteed to be solicited to buy an Obama Tshirt before you enter the grounds.

  • Who is Funding the Dewhurst and Cruz Campaigns?

    06/22/2012 6:48:41 AM PDT · 6 of 6
    GOPyouth to el_texicano
    Cruz has a huge problem, and it's the very conservative East Texas counties. Dewhurst pulled over 50% in several of those counties, and came close in the rest. That's not good news for Cruz. I was quite surprised by this in the May primary, as I figured he would carry those counties. There's no way Cruz wins without carrying this area.

    One problem, I would suggest, stems from a "tea party" PAC anchored in Tyler, TX. It is not doing Cruz any favors in this election, and in my opinion, is hurting him with shoo-in votes. Even very conservative voters don't appreciate certain people spewing venom, then quoting Scripture at the end. Cruz isn't doing this, but this group is, especially with local races, and it's carrying over into the Senate race and alienating voters.

    Once the results came in, I started making calls to see what was going on over there. I've heard from many voters who said they voted for Dewhurst because of Ted's association with this group. His campaign is well aware of this issue, but they don't seem to have a problem with it. That's his choice, but it's going to hurt him.

    I've talked to people who voted for Ted, and will vote for Ted again. I've talked to people who voted for Dewhurst, and will vote for Dewhurst again. I've talked to people who voted for Ted, but will now vote for Dewhurst. I have not talked to a single person who voted for Dewhurst in May, but will now vote for Ted. Not to say that it doesn't happen, but it's just what I've come across.

    The best way I can describe what's going on with this group is how Michelle Bachman ran her primary race. I share her goal of smaller government and adherence to the Constitution. However, her delivery was horrible, and she came across as a bitchy woman. She also had no problem knee-capping every conservative in the race, yet wouldn't lay a finger on Mitt Romney. The impression she gave was that it was all about her, and not really about the movement. That didn't go unnoticed. The same goes for the person running this PAC in Tyler. It's all about her and not about the movement.

    Just my 2 cents worth. And it may not even be worth that. :)

  • Are Mark Davis and WBAP parting ways?

    04/06/2012 10:22:17 PM PDT · 24 of 27
    GOPyouth to Til I am the last man standing
    I hope Davis and WBAP come to an agreement. I like listening to him for DFW/Texas issues, along with national politics. The callers who tend to not like him are the Ron Paul supporters. Even the left wingers who call in to his show respect him, even though they don't agree with him.

    Cumulus has stated this week that they want less talk radio. They canned Laura Ingraham this week as well. I suspect they will try and take off Levin before too long.

  • Trayvon suspended over marijuana; thousands expected at rally

    03/26/2012 11:20:00 AM PDT · 14 of 238
    GOPyouth to goodnesswins
    Was he USING....or SELLING?

    Probably both, but his Facebook account suggests that he was at least selling. But I could have misunderstood his homie wondering why Martin wasn't answering, and that he needed "some plant."

    Rest assured toxicology reports will answer this question.

  • Some Sponsors Rush Away From Limbaughís Show

    03/04/2012 8:34:53 AM PST · 131 of 145
    GOPyouth to Qbert
    I called and canceled my Carbonite account today. I told the rep I got their service b/c of Rush, and was canceling the account b/c they yanked advertising on Rush. I added that the reason they gave was b/c Rush called the slut a slut, but that they didn't have a problem with Schultz calling Ingraham a slut, just for being a republican. I also mentioned that they didn't have much of a problem advertising with Howard Stern, who champions the women's movement with the Anal Ring Toss game, the Porn Star Awards, and Miss Tiger Woods Mistress Beauty Pageant. I heard crickets on the other end until I was told that the guy understood.. yadda yadda.. He doesn't make the decisions, but I was going to tell somebody. I was nice about it, and I wasn't rude.

    I'll be paying attention to their stock over the next few days, as Rush was probably their biggest advertising outlet.

  • 6-day creation inane rambling

    03/02/2012 9:10:12 AM PST · 25 of 69
    GOPyouth to Ancient Drive

    Sorry for the typos. I was typing on my phone and didn’t notice it.

  • 6-day creation inane rambling

    03/02/2012 9:00:15 AM PST · 14 of 69
    GOPyouth to Ancient Drive
    I've though about this many a time, although not recently. To me, whether is was 6 24 hour days or 6 million years, the key factor for me is what gets me into Heaven. That answer for me is my acceptance of Jesus as my savior.

    As for the science of the earth, some scientists or students will laugh at the idea of the world being created and coming from nothing, but will turn around and state that the world and universe came from nothing.

    These are the little things that people use to try and prove that God doesn't exist, but they fail to realize that my faith isn't centered around the length of time it took for earth to be formed. Just my 2 cents worth. Thanks for allowing me to quit working for a few minutes. :)

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    03/01/2012 7:14:09 AM PST · 25 of 26
    GOPyouth to fight_truth_decay
    Sorry for the delay in responding. I don't recall where I saw the piece about Friedman resigning. When I was searching this story, I came across it. It was from an email. That email could have clearly been faked, as Friedman has mentioned in his message you posted.

    Ok, I did a quick search and came across several sites that posted the resignation piece. Forgive me for not hyperlinking it, but I'm tied up at work.

    There is one site.

    I'm glad that it's not the case, and I should have prefaced my comment more rather than citing it as truth. For that I apologize.

  • In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012)

    03/01/2012 6:08:51 AM PST · 28 of 815
    GOPyouth to Rummyfan

    So far this is the only link that has this information. Nothing on twitter, nothing on google news, or anything. So, I’m curious if this is a prank.

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    02/27/2012 10:26:07 AM PST · 17 of 26
    GOPyouth to JerseyHighlander
    Were you there when they first implemented the paywall?

    I can't remember what all was free at the time I was there. That was, what, 1999ish, I believe? I do know that the Kosovo stuff I was doing sit-reps on was free at the time, much like some of their current content. I know that they had paying clients at that point, but it may have been for much more detailed analysis.

    I had my job to do, so I didn't have much time to know about the other aspects of the company. I do know that they had contacts out the wazoo who they were constantly in contact with. The "news" aspect of it was what I was involved with and not the analysis and forecasting.

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    02/27/2012 8:17:05 AM PST · 14 of 26
    GOPyouth to fight_truth_decay
    His clients are HUGE. I have been following Stratfor for years.

    Oh yeah, it's pretty amazing down there. I did an internship there in college when the Kosovo war was going on. I was blown away at Friedman's mind, and at the amount/quality of information that was rolling into that office regarding what was going on in Serbia/Kosovo. I think that's the event that put them on the map.

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    02/27/2012 8:12:49 AM PST · 12 of 26
    GOPyouth to AtlasStalled

    I agree, and I should have put that on my response to you. I meant to stress the issue of this being a private company and not a government agency. However, STRATFOR has its fair share of former government officials who have been known to spook around the world in a former life. Hopefully at some point the people responsible for this will be found.

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    02/27/2012 7:43:10 AM PST · 9 of 26
    GOPyouth to AtlasStalled
    I think you’re giving Anonymous and Wikileaks too much importance.

    Whoever was responsible for this attack on STRATFOR did some serious damage, both physically and to its reputation.

    Based on the damage done to the servers, I suspect this was not just some attempt to embarrass the company, but to shut it down.

  • WikiLeaks Publishes Intelligence Firmís E-Mails [Stratfor]

    02/27/2012 7:24:45 AM PST · 7 of 26
    GOPyouth to fight_truth_decay

    George Friedman evidently resigned yesterday as CEO.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/12/2012 8:11:11 AM PST · 24 of 25
    GOPyouth to microgood

    Oh, I agree that she was talented. I also agree that the finished product of that song was top notch.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 11:11:27 PM PST · 16 of 25
    GOPyouth to advertising guy
    ABC article stating that it was lip synced

    Wiki article stating it was lip synced.

    This is not a secret that she didn't sing that song live.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 11:03:02 PM PST · 14 of 25
    GOPyouth to advertising guy

    Whitney must have some serious talent to be able to turn her head away from the mic and keep her vocal volume the exact same. She very well could have been singing, but that voice heard over the PA was recorded.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 10:50:19 PM PST · 12 of 25
    GOPyouth to advertising guy

    I don't feel like hyperlinking it. But there's one article about her lip syncing the song. I'll provide more if needed.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 10:48:02 PM PST · 11 of 25
    GOPyouth to advertising guy

    Even if I didn’t know that she recorded that track in LA prior to the Super Bowl, take a look at her turning her head way from the mic. The volume never fluctuated. That’s a clear sign that she wasn’t singing live.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 10:41:40 PM PST · 9 of 25
    GOPyouth to advertising guy

    She did not sing that song live at the Super Bowl. It was 100% lip synced.

  • Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner

    02/11/2012 10:33:46 PM PST · 7 of 25

    Not to throw water on this, b/c the finished product sounded very good, but she lip synced that song to a previously recorded, edited, and polished track.

  • Poll: Gingrich, Santorum lead in GA, Romney drops to 3rd

    02/11/2012 9:37:13 AM PST · 8 of 24
    GOPyouth to parksstp

    Georgia will have a huge chunk of delegates as well. 70+ if I’m not mistaken?

  • Gingrich, vowing 'national' campaign, jabs at Santorum (Incoming!)

    02/09/2012 1:16:05 PM PST · 12 of 76
    GOPyouth to Paleo Conservative
    There's just 1 southern primary so far. Newt won...

    We did manage to lose Florida.

  • (Tom Brady's wife) Gisele Bundchen blasts Pats WRs

    02/06/2012 11:49:23 AM PST · 25 of 124
    GOPyouth to Mich Patriot
    Cheaters? Are you basing this on anything, or just a Giants fan?

    I'm not sure but I think the illegal video taping may be what's referenced.

  • Romney gaffes alarm GOP (Biden clone?)

    02/03/2012 11:10:19 PM PST · 2 of 44
    GOPyouth to Libloather

    Romney is like Obama in the sense that he’s an empty suit when you take him off the teleprompter. He can read a speech with no problem, but when he’s off of it, you can quickly tell that he does not know conservative principles.

  • Seven Reasons Newt Lost Florida (Despite My Prediction to the Contrary)

    02/01/2012 8:51:07 AM PST · 14 of 72
    GOPyouth to hoosiermama
    Do you happen to have any contact information for Herman?

    Ha.. no. :) I'm not that far up the food chain for that info. For that matter, any food chain. :)

  • Seven Reasons Newt Lost Florida (Despite My Prediction to the Contrary)

    02/01/2012 8:40:09 AM PST · 7 of 72
    GOPyouth to Vigilanteman
    I listened to Herman Cain this morning on the drive to work. He was on Fox & Friends and said he sent a text to Newt last night with 2 statements:
    1. Get some sleep.
    2. Call me tomorrow and let's talk strategy.

    Newt needs a good strategy session that will narrow down the goals, and drive them home from there.

    If he wants to go after Romney, there's plenty of ammo to choose from via his record as governor. Contrast it. Show how many jobs were created in the mid 90s and compare it to the job creation in Mass when Mitt was gov. But, I would hope he lays off the Bain stuff and the Kosher food robo-calls.

    We took a lump or 4 last night, but due to 1/2 the delegates being stripped this was not anywhere near a mortal blow to his campaign. Florida's neighbor to the north has, what, 76 delegates?

    Newt must refocus, listen to some fresh campaign ideas, and make the majority of the push about Newt and his vision to make this country better. I expect him to go after Mitt, but Newt must give America a reason to vote for him, and not just be a reason to vote against Mitt.

  • Gingrich blows chance in crucial final Florida debate

    01/27/2012 7:21:08 AM PST · 3 of 93
    GOPyouth to SeekAndFind

    The meme last night was Newt lost b/c he didn’t get a standing ovation. Before CNN had their analysts do post-debate discussion, including, Ari Fleischer, I saw Ari walk up to Mitt with a look I haven’t seen since chicks saw the Beatles on US television. He was smiling ear to ear, shaking his hand, and telling him what an amazing job he did. He then went back to his seat to give analysis. Go figure.

  • Video of Newt Bashing Reagan Bogus

    01/26/2012 1:06:25 PM PST · 23 of 161
    GOPyouth to Jay777
    Newt states in this piece that he wants to build upon Reaganism and beyond.

    My take on this is that Newt is saying H. W. Bush should run on new ideas and not just say "everything's fine, so let's just re-elect me on that." In other words, don't sit on your ass now that we've got this ball rolling.

    I hope that Newt has a good answer to this tonight b/c he'll be asked/attacked on it.

  • Florida and Latino Voters Take Center Stage‎ [The power of CubanAmericans]

    01/22/2012 9:34:37 AM PST · 5 of 17
    GOPyouth to PRePublic
    Mitt will bust out the 2008 playbook and wear the guayabera this week.

  • Gingrich 'Tired of the Elite Media Protecting Barack Obama by Attacking Republicans'

    01/20/2012 7:31:19 AM PST · 11 of 49
    GOPyouth to momtothree
    I'm glad Newt called them out. The press has crawled on hands and knees looking for a rock in Texas, sat on interviews with exes until 48 hours before the election, obtained college transcripts, found people who knew these people in college, past business partners, but can't find a single person who went to school with Obama, can't find his transcripts, can't find anybody he's dated, and can't find anything he's written on the Harvard Law Review.

    I guess I should rephrase that. They haven't even tried to look for those things.

  • Gingrich, Romney in dead heat in new South Carolina (ARG: Newt-33, Mitt-32, Paul-19, Santorum-9)

    01/19/2012 1:20:21 PM PST · 3 of 25
    GOPyouth to TBBT

    He needs to nail this debate tonight. I hope they have good answers to the guaranteed questions about his ex. I think if he can get the crowd stirred up like earlier this week, he’ll win Saturday.

  • Sources: Perry expected to drop out, endorse Newt

    01/19/2012 7:56:06 AM PST · 87 of 108
    GOPyouth to altura
    I’m talking about a concerted hate movement.

    I've never seen so much vitriol and outright lies spread on here about Perry. Certain members on here called for him to be killed, put words in his mouth, decried him for not wanting to build an electric fence in the middle of the Rio Grande, declared that he personally allocated money from the TEF to businesses, even though he didn't have the power to do so, accused him of personally writing words on a rock, called him gay, called him La Raza Ricardo, bitched because he didn't use his double secret special powers to force Mexico to change recruitment marketing techniques within Mexico, and said that he wanted to be the president of Mexico.

    I have no problem with people not supporting Perry based on style and facts. I do have a problem with people on here spreading lies about him. I have absolutely no use for these people now, as they have been exposed as hacks who are completely ok wtih spreading lies about people. Even when the lie was exposed, they kept spreading them. I had to deal with one idiot yesterday who just kept spewing nonsense. This idiot was saying that Perry was a liberal, and that John Kerry was more conservative than W. Bush. Once I realized that this person was illogical, I stopped wasting my time. If Perry had said Jesus was his savior, they would bitch and say that he's not. If Perry said the sky is blue, they would bitch saying Perry's stupid, and that it's really red.

    Perry did not have a great campaign opening. He messed up in the first debates. I'm not blinded by reality. However, he's a good man. He's a good governor. He's a conservative, and he loves this country. I salute him for making the effort and for jumping out before a key primary. And I will make it a point to meet him soon, shake his hand, and thank him for what he's done.

    I will support Gingrich now, as I think he's stronger than Santorum. I have issues with Newt, but those issues are smaller than Romney's. I honestly hope that Newt is a changed man, and that if he wins the nomination and the presidency he will not bring dishonor to the office. Romney and Obama must be defeated, and I hope that Newt is the person to do it.

    To those who backed Perry, thank you. For those who didn't, but were respectful of him, thank you. For those who are the scum of the earth on the level of the Clinton smear machine, I can only hope that you change your ways.

    Here's to a SC win for Newt!

  • FIRST ON CNN: Perry to drop out Thursday

    01/19/2012 6:39:13 AM PST · 20 of 199
    GOPyouth to Hojczyk
    I've been one of the biggest backers of Perry on FR, and I agree with this decision. It was time, and he was correct to do it before Saturday.

    Rick Perry is an honorable man, loves God, loves Texas, and loves his country. I'm proud that he's my governor.

  • Need information (for my sister-in-law) about an excellent cancer hospital/doctor.

    01/18/2012 2:32:04 PM PST · 4 of 51
    GOPyouth to lysie

    MD Anderson in Houston.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 12:29:15 PM PST · 48 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776
    Sure he was..... Spent like ‘em too...ain't that right... oh, my lying eyes. keep diggin’ that hole.

    I backed up my claim regarding Perry. You have yet to back up yours. I cited you over 20 examples of how he's a conservative. You have yet to prove me wrong on any of them.

    You did try your hardest to prove me wrong by bringing up somebody from the Bush family, since that has everything in the world to do with Rick Perry's conservative credentials.

    But, keep on. I really don't mind making you look like this.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:47:27 AM PST · 42 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776

    And to answer your question, George W. Bush was a helluva lot more conservative than Al Gore, John McCain, and John Kerry. Those were my choices then. And Rick Perry is more conservative than George W. Bush by a long shot.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:45:05 AM PST · 41 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776
    I’m sure you thought Bush was a conservative too..

    Again, you cannot back up you claim that Perry is as RINO. George W. Bush, JEB Bush, H. W. Bush, Barbara Bush, Jenna Bush, Prescot Bush, George P. Bush, or Neil Bush have absolutely nothign to do with the fact that you claimed Rick Perry was a RINO, that I called you out on it and presented you with facts, and that all you've done since then is not prove me wrong.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:39:54 AM PST · 39 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776
    I see no facts...What I see is a bunch of conservative phrases with the word “check” after them...

    You can't prove that any of those positions are false. If you think those positions aren't conservative, well, then I think you need to check your definition of the word. I would suggest to you that those positions are the bedrock of the conservative movement.

    You may not like Perry, but you can't back up your claim that he's as RINO.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:30:36 AM PST · 35 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776
    All I see are a bunch of talking points..

    Those are facts, and you can't deny them. You said he was a RINO, and I prenented you with facts. The only thing you can come back with is that I have talking points. Prove me where I'm wrong in what I said. You can't.

    Again, I live here and I know what he stands for.

    As for getting out, if he does, he does. But that doesn't take away from the fact that I backed up my claim, and you can't.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:23:58 AM PST · 30 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776 couldn’t be farther from the truth...Perry is just another RINO.

    I live in Texas and I know what he's done here. I know what he stands for, and he's a rock solid conservative.

    1. Pro 10th Amendment? Check
    2. Pro 2nd Amendment? Check
    3. Pro Life? Check
    4. Pro-Business? Check
    5. Pro domestic drilling? Check
    6. Pro offshore drilling? Check
    7. Pro military? Check
    8. Served in the military? Check
    9. Wants lower federal regulation? Check
    10. Loves this country? Check.
    11. Pro Death Penalty? Check
    12. Pro cut/cap/balance? Check
    13. Pro tort reform? Check
    14. Supports ID to vote? Check
    15. Supports lower taxes? Check
    16. Supports balanced budget amendment? Check
    17. Repeatedly called on Bush and Obama to secure the border? Check
    18. Wants Obamacare overturned? Check
    19. Thinks global warming is a scam? Check
    20. Wants to end ethanol subsidies? Check
    21. Supports Israel? Check
    22. Had the nuts to confront Obama in person over the border? Check
    23. Supports an end of sanctuary cities? Check
    24. Never supported TARP? Check
    25. Thinks the NLRB has too much power? Check

    But I can see how you think he's a RINO. /s

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 11:04:48 AM PST · 19 of 56
    GOPyouth to rightwingextremist1776
    Perry is a fake...those who are real conservatives see him for what he is

    Perry is far from fake. He's rock solid in his beliefs, and he's got one helluva records. People may not like him for whatever reason, but fake is not part of him.

  • Perry under pressure to bow out, endorse another conservative

    01/18/2012 10:59:59 AM PST · 14 of 56
    GOPyouth to Red Steel
    I think Erikson may be correct. I'm a huge Perry supporter, but I also am not blind to realities. I was driving in this morning to work and thought about this very idea and hoped that he would drop out before the weekend and announce his support for Newt.

    I still think Perry was the best person to go against Obama, but the dominoes haven't fallen my way. Therefore, we have 2 goals. The first immediate goal is to defeat Mitt Romney. The 2nd is to beat Obama. I am willing to look past some of the major issues I have with Newt if Perry is out. Santorum, for the most part, is a good conservative, but he's boring as hell to me. I don't know if he would be able to get the crowd wound up like Newt did this week.

    We'll see what happens. However, I was hoping to not have a Washington insider as our candidate. But I'll take that over Mitt Romney any day.

  • Romney Delivers a Low Blow to Gingrich

    01/18/2012 10:11:37 AM PST · 2 of 18
    GOPyouth to Red Steel

    So Romney is saying that Reagan got too much credit for the economy boom in the 80s.

  • Santorum endorsement doesn't impress churchgoers

    01/15/2012 1:39:08 PM PST · 10 of 42
    GOPyouth to trumandogz
    Perry will be abolishing the socialist Texas Enterprise Fund which has funneled hundreds of millions of Texans’ tax dollars to private companies?

    As you sure you are quite aware, the Governor of Texas doesn't have the power to allocate that money.