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  • Anti-Muslim is Anti -American

    11/23/2015 12:52:28 PM PST · 23 of 62
    Jim Scott to cblue55
    Te aptly named New York Times columnist, Charles M. Blow, equates legitimate concern about the 'Syrian refugees' pouring into Europe and soon, if Obama has his way, our country.

    Mr. Blow sneers at the natural suspicions many Americans have about Muslims and their mosques where often angry, hostile outbursts from respected imams are unleashed, making the mosque a place for terrorist incubation that cannot be ignored any longer.

    Blow considers Republican candidates such as Donald Trump as little more than a modern version of a KKK Klegle (think of the late Democrat Senator Robert Byrd) only now targeting, not blacks but those wholly innocent and peaceful Muslims. Right.

    A crock but about what one would expect from a liberal parrot such as Charles M. Blow and the New York Times, the American left's version of Pravda.

  • Jeb Bush Needs to Reconsider

    10/30/2015 7:09:17 AM PDT · 13 of 32
    Jim Scott to Kaslin

    Erickson revolting overpraises Jeb Bush, but does come to a logical conclusion.

    The Trump candidacy proves that Jeb is the wrong man for 2016.

  • Donald Trump just eviscerated a new [as in,"latest"] GOP rival

    09/10/2015 7:02:29 AM PDT · 48 of 181
    Jim Scott to Cincinatus' Wife

    The rising popularity of Trump despite the fact that he is coarse and egotistical is a reflection of the absolute frustration many have for the Washington political elite, personified by Jeb Bush, the ‘my turn’ favorite of the RNC.

    We’ve tried the humble approach (G.W. Bush- who left office with a job approval rating in the 20’s) and it usually fails. Dr. Carson is a nice man, obviously devout and indisputably an excellent surgeon. Trump was foolish to attack him on his medical abilities.

    Carson’s quiet manner of speaking is hardly inspiring and Trump had a point there. Unlike most, Trump is not afraid to criticize Carson just because Carson is black. Trump was also correct that, although Carson is well-liked, he will not be our next president.

  • Palin Defends Trump: We Need a ‘Tough’ POTUS, Not a Master of Trivial Pursuit

    09/06/2015 12:03:01 PM PDT · 11 of 68
    Jim Scott to E. Pluribus Unum

    The old ‘gotcha! game of interviewers asking a candidate to name the current leader of some terrorist group or obscure country, with the clear inference that if they cannot, get the name wrong or misunderstand the question, they are instantly unqualified to be president hasn’t be effective for years.

    As Sarah Palin stated, no one gives a ‘flying flip’ about the name of some terrorist group’s leader or an obscure country’s president. This is just a ploy to try and undermine a primary candidate that is driving the Republican establishment insane as none of the usual gotcha! tricks are hurting his popularity.

  • Jeb Bush rips Donald Trump bash of bilingual stumping

    09/04/2015 6:48:00 AM PDT · 9 of 56
    Jim Scott to jimbo123

    Jeb Bush is like a caught fish flopping around on the deck of a boat as he tries to counter Trump’s criticisms. Pathetic.

  • Jeb Bush Video Takes Aim at Donald Trump’s ‘Manhattan’ Mind-Set

    09/01/2015 8:10:12 AM PDT · 18 of 57
    Jim Scott to jimbo123

    Trump is certainly not a doctrinaire conservative and he has lots of past statements that can be used against him to discourage conservatives from supporting him. But Trump is hitting the issues Americans are concerned about and that Obama and the Republican congress have either ignored or refused to act on - and the electorate is sick of it.

    Trump will probably not be the Republican presidential nominee but neither will Jeb Bush. That Ben Carson is right beside Trump in the Iowa polls is informative.

    The anti-political establishment revolution is underway.

  • The conservative establishment is in deep denial about Donald Trump's appeal

    08/28/2015 6:31:01 AM PDT · 8 of 37
    Jim Scott to NKP_Vet

    The political pundit class is having fits attempting to diminish Donald Trump’s appeal and find reasons for it to be shallow and temporary so as to fit their view.

    If Trump links up with Ted Cruz, a solid constitutional conservative, it will be devastating for the Republican establishment and give Trump a big boost as well as tamp down the accusation that Trump is a ‘closet liberal’.

  • I don't need liberal Howard Kurtz... (Mark Levin)

    08/10/2015 7:21:54 AM PDT · 6 of 24
    Jim Scott to Sybeck1

    If a Republican presidential candidate can’t handle tough questions from Megyn Kelly, how are they going to deal with Putin and the Iranian Ayatollahs?

    The upcoming debates won’t get any easier. The Fox News debate was a good way to get used to responding cogently to pointed questions. If Levin thinks it should have been a softball game for the candidates he has little respect for the formidable Republican field.

    The inference that the RNC-approved debate should have been little more than a two-hour campaign ad for Republicans is dismissive of Fox News as a credible news network and not the Republican party propaganda outfit the left claims.

  • Cruz and Perry a study in contrasts when it comes to Trump

    07/11/2015 11:47:05 AM PDT · 9 of 62
    Jim Scott to 2ndDivisionVet

    Kudos to Ted Cruz for not running away from Donald Trump’s accurate comments on illegal immigration and the crime it is bringing to our country, as if we didn’t have enough.

    Cruz is the real deal. Rick Perry is another Republican ‘moderate’ quasi-liberal pretending to be a conservative. We’ve had enough of that, thanks.

  • Scott Walker says he supports call to remove Confederate flag from South Carolina Capitol

    07/01/2015 12:14:57 PM PDT · 12 of 111
    Jim Scott to TNMOUTH
    South Carolina Governor Nikkie Haley and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker take the wind out of the Confederate flag controversy.

    Removing the Confederate flag from state-controlled property does not impinge on the right of private citizens to display the Confederate flag.

  • Bristol Palin Reveals She Is Pregnant Again: I Know This Will Be a 'Huge Disappointment'

    06/26/2015 7:05:44 AM PDT · 42 of 195
    Jim Scott to TangledUpInBlue
    This young woman is only a disappointment to her parents. To the rest of us, she is just a promiscuous, not very bright young woman - and they are ubiquitous.

    Her impregnation by former boyfriend/fiance Levi Johnston in 2008 was an embarrassment for Bristol's Christian mother and '08 Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

    Allowing herself to be impregnated again, without benefit of marriage, is just plain stupid. Bristol's pout about not wanting any lectures indicates, at age 24, the immaturity that led to her deciding having sex with another boyfriend/fiance (Dakota Meyer) was a good idea.

    Bristol Palin says she not only doesn't want any lectures but doesn't want sympathy, either. No worries, Bristol. The only ones I have any sympathy for are your children.

  • Brian Williams to move from NBC to MSNBC

    06/18/2015 6:39:38 AM PDT · 21 of 41
    Jim Scott to SeekAndFind
    Good move by NBC.

    They don't fire Williams but demote him in such a way that he'll either quit (unlikely) and save the network big money or be on a TV cable network no one watches, making Williams effectively disappear.

    He is humiliated and NBC gets him off the radar. If Williams quits he loses millions. If he stays at MSNBC, he has to eat humble pie every day. Fitting punishment for an egotistical liar.

  • Deathbed Eurocentrism, and Rampant Ciscentrism ... Mark Steyn

    06/02/2015 12:39:53 PM PDT · 11 of 24
    Jim Scott to Rummyfan
    Amazing to watch Bruce Jenner's mental condition that led him to believe he is a woman being celebrated as a messianic moment by like-minded, sexually confused people and the leftist panderers to sexual perversity hedonists.

    Reminds one of the Hans Christian Andersen fable 'The Emperor's New Clothes' where everyone pretends to believe something absurd, assuming everyone else believes it, too. The collective insanity of the left.

  • Sowell: The New Inquisition

    04/13/2015 11:44:45 AM PDT · 4 of 27
    Jim Scott to jazusamo
    "Totalitarianism on the installment plan"

    Dr. Sowell nails it, as usual.

  • “You want to rumble Rove?” Glenn pens open letter to Karl Rove

    03/22/2015 11:38:01 AM PDT · 16 of 80
    Jim Scott to lqcincinnatus
    Karl Rove is an easy - and juicy - target but Glenn Beck has lost a lot of conservative's interest because he is all over the place, one day feeling great sympathy for illegal alien children and gays that want to mock marriage, the next going against Common Core or the soft liberalism of the RNC. Again, both easy targets.

    Beck likely considers himself an iconoclastic political independent that refuses to adopt strictly conservative or liberal positions to please either side. Fair enough.

    Glenn Beck can certainly do that in an attempt to be on both sides of the political divide but it also renders him a bit too mercurial for most conservatives who suspect Beck is just as willing to bash a conservative position as a liberal one - with equal sincerity.

    After all, he has a broadcast empire to maintain and doesn't want to alienate half his potential audience.

  • Jeb Bush, anti-drilling crusader

    03/10/2015 6:25:29 AM PDT · 7 of 12
    Jim Scott to cotton1706

    Jeb Bush is about about as conservative as Boehner, McConnell and the rest of the Republican establishment. Meaning, not at all. They love big government just as much as any liberal Democrat, they just want a Republican to be running it.

  • A top Shariah lawyer’s stunning response to the question: ‘Is there such a thing as moderate Islam?’

    02/26/2015 6:50:40 AM PST · 12 of 20
    Jim Scott to fredericbastiat1
    Unfortunately, the majority of Americans are oblivious to the true nature of Islam. In addition, our constitution gives Islam cover on First Amendment grounds. People tend to avoid attacking a 'religion'.

    Thus, Islam presents a benign face to the unaware (e.g. CAIR) and those who see it for what it is are often considered the 'extremists', at least by the complicit media.

    This kind of interview is enlightening but won't is not likely to receive much attention.

  • An A-to-Z guide to the new PC

    02/21/2015 12:34:21 PM PST · 4 of 16
    Jim Scott to aquila48

    Hilarious ridicule of Political Correctness. A codification of leftist dogma that attempts to neutralize language until many perfectly good words lose all meaning. Language is twisted until it fits the weird contours of leftist ideology that, as always, has little connection to reality.

  • Why did Obama Compare Crusades to Islamic State at Prayer Breakfast?

    02/06/2015 6:49:53 AM PST · 19 of 67
    Jim Scott to lbryce
    Atheists have always used ancient religious wars to smear Christianity and religion in general. Today, Obama and other apologists for Islamic jihad use the Crusades - waged in response to Muslim aggression and conquest - to claim a moral equivalency between Muslim savagery and Christianity. A moral equivalency that never existed.

    Although many died over the centuries as a result of overly-ambitious leaders using Christianity as their justification for war and killing, none of that reflects the teaching and commands of Jesus.

    The Muslim holy book, the Qu'ran, has Islams founder, Muhammad, teaching violence and the subjugation of those who refuse the message of Islam. Jesus instructed his Apostles to bring the good news of salvation to all but if rejected - as it often was - to shake the dust of that town off their sandals and move on, not draw a sword and begin slaughtering 'infidels'. The difference is stark and had Obama ever opened a bible, which is highly doubtful, he would know this, as most Christians do but Muslims do not.

  • Yes, Radical Islam Is a Serious Threat to America: Bobby Jindal Responds to Washington Post

    02/05/2015 9:02:52 AM PST · 4 of 13
    Jim Scott to SeekAndFind
    Well stated rebuttal from Governor Jindal to Michael Gerson.

    Gerson has apparently joined the ranks of the deliberately obtuse deniers of the existential threat of radical Islam and the realization that it must be defeated, not appeased and excused, as a Hillary Clinton would have us do.

    This cogent response from Bobby Jindal will be ignored by the MSM but it certainly resonates with those who are aware that we are re-living the run-up to WWII with the factor of Iran developing a nuclear weapon making a united military response even more urgent.

  • Who We Are... and Who Barack Obama Is Not

    01/30/2015 11:01:13 AM PST · 4 of 17
    Jim Scott to jfd1776
    Superb delineation of the vast differences between America and it's current president.

    That Barack Hussein Obama is the current president will be a paradox historians will chew over for decades...if we survive him.

  • Jeb Bush on gay marriage: Couples making lifetime commitments to each other deserve respect

    01/06/2015 1:19:14 PM PST · 24 of 158
    Jim Scott to 2ndDivisionVet
    Jeb Bush is staking his claim for GOP establishment approval, and he'll very likely get it.

    What the ever-compassionate and understanding Jeb Bush won't get is the votes of millions of traditional Republicans who see his comments as simply pandering to the left via his positions on gays and illegal immigrants.

    For those folks, Jeb Bush is a non-starter. If this man is the best the Republican establishment has to offer, I'll pass.

  • 400,000 Letters On Their Way To Congress In An Effort To Dump John Boehner As Speaker

    12/23/2014 12:22:09 PM PST · 3 of 26
    Jim Scott to cotton1706

    If the spineless and complicit John Boehner is re-elected Speaker, as is predicted, we’ll know beyond any shadow of a doubt or even cautious optimism that elections now mean nothing and congress is no longer accountable to the people.

  • Chris Rock tells white people to own the actions of their ancestors

    12/02/2014 7:07:00 AM PST · 30 of 93
    Jim Scott to bestintxas
    Chris Rock has made a lucrative career (net worth: 70 million dollars) out of playing the 'angry black man' and this is just another act in an attempt to remain relevant. Who cares what this clown thinks?
  • The Politics of Cosby....by Victor J. Massad

    11/23/2014 12:13:13 PM PST · 10 of 43
    Jim Scott to mystery-ak
    Victor Massad makes a credible point; apparently Bill Cosby was a serial adulterer and so was Bill Clinton. However, Cosby, although a staunch Democrat, is seeing his name and reputation destroyed at age 77 while Bill Clinton is a star in the Democrat party.

    Cosby gets no sympathy from me but the article makes the point that Cosby going off the plantation to tell blacks that they need to stop doing drug, being promiscuous and acting like thugs to get out of the ghetto and take advantage of the opportunities this country has to offer. His refusal to keep the blacks-are-all-victims lie going is likely the reason he has been targeted for destruction. It is a warning to any other entertainers that might decided to tell blacks the truth. It will likely be effective.

    If Bill Cosby, a well-liked black entertainer with a wildly successful 50-year career, now 77 and worth 400 million dollars, can be destroyed, so can anyone the left decides to target, no matter how rich and famous or how much of a loyal Democrat they may be.

  • Well, Obama issued executive amnesty: Will Republicans stand for it?

    11/21/2014 6:59:51 AM PST · 12 of 39
    Jim Scott to SleeperCatcher
    Republican's inaction to rein in Obama over the past six years has brought us to this sad juncture in our nations history where the president has now willfully and arrogantly ignored his constitutional limits by granting a form of amnesty to millions of illegal aliens.

    Obama knows full well the supine Republican leadership will make a lot of noise but effectively accomplish little. Despite the recent election Obama has re-taken control of the government because his ideology (and ego) drives him while the Republican 'leadership' is to comfortable with the status quo to seriously attempt stopping Obama.

    Welcome to the U.S. Banana Republic.

  • McConnell unveils plan to dismantle ObamaCare

    11/06/2014 10:59:44 AM PST · 21 of 158
    Jim Scott to afraidfortherepublic
    Mitch McConnell knows that Obama will veto any Bill repealing the ACA and it is highly doubtful that he could get enough Democrat votes to override a presidential veto.

    Although suspicion is understandable, McConnell's plan for dismantling the ACA seems practical - for now. However, the full repeal of Obamacare must never be taken off the table and the voters must make that clear to McConnell and the congressional Republicans.

    Assuming a Republican president is in the White House in 2017, Obamacare must be repealed! No excuses.

  • Sarah Palin: CNN apology not accepted

    10/25/2014 12:51:34 PM PDT · 14 of 63
    Jim Scott to Dr. Thorne
    Yet another example, should more still be needed, of the left's simmering hatred for the white middle class, as represented by Sarah Palin and her family (yes, the Palin's are wealthy, now, but were in the economic middle class for most of their lives and retain traditional middle class values).

    CNN dropped another few steps on the stairway to news network perdition, preceded by MSNBC and soon to be followed by the broadcast networks.

  • Democrat Rep: ‘You Don’t Have a Right to Know’ What’s Going on in Your Government

    10/23/2014 6:42:01 AM PDT · 14 of 32
    Jim Scott to Apple Pan Dowdy
    Eleanor Holmes Norton is the epitome of stupidity that is rampant in congress, today. Calling this woman a political hack is an insult to political hacks.

    Like so many Democrats, she is eager to part of the ruling elite and treat her fellow citizens as serfs. That she is even a non-voting member of congress is an embarrassment to both congress and the District of Columbia she 'represents'.

  • Unrepentant Ted Cruz Calls Democrats the ‘Radical Party’

    09/27/2014 10:19:49 AM PDT · 10 of 55
    Jim Scott to SoConPubbie
    Thank God for Senator Ted Cruz!

    One of those very rare politicians that speak truth and don't apologize for doing so. I hope he runs for president in 2016. It would be the opportunity to demolish the 'establishment' wing of the GOP once and for all, as they will do everything to stop Cruz. He'll win, anyway.

  • Small Vermont Town Latest Sad Example of Oversensitivity Epidemic

    08/29/2014 6:12:45 AM PDT · 4 of 22
    Jim Scott to Kaslin
    From the article:

    City manager Katherine Decarreau tingled with glee as she celebrated the stifling of free expression on the altar of contrived offense. "The cool part of living in a diverse community is that it's not always comfortable,” she said. “It’s a fascinating place with lots of opportunities for conversation.”

    This willful surrender to the complaint of a Muslim about a sign that advertised bacon and the town manager's dopey response that reeks with politically correctness is both amusing as it reflects the insanity of the left in America and sad as it also reflects the rapid erosion of our constitutional right to free speech, taken incrementally, one piece at a time.

    That this incident was motivated by a Muslim complaining about a sign advertising bacon (on public property) indicates how easy it is to intimidate Americans with PC rubbish. So much for the joys of multiculturalism.

  • Jimmy Carter leads the Democrat charge for anti-Semitism

    08/06/2014 6:23:39 AM PDT · 8 of 18
    Jim Scott to Impala64ssa

    American Jews should have noticed the dozens of Democrat daggers sticking out of their backs by now.

  • Bobby Jindal is playing politics with Common Core, Louisiana students: Editorial

    08/03/2014 11:54:15 AM PDT · 10 of 14
    Jim Scott to Oldeconomybuyer
    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is waking up late but at least he is waking up to the attempt by the federal government to control the state's school curriculum via 'Common Core'. A rigid teaching system that precludes much critical thinking and is camouflaged as 'state run' when it is actually federally run using federal 'standards'. Local input is pretty much non-existent. Its a con by the left. Jindal is right to fight it.
  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands (Let's destroy the few remaining jobs!)

    07/25/2014 6:21:51 AM PDT · 5 of 37
    Jim Scott to E. Pluribus Unum

    Automation will eliminate most of the fast-food jobs and this demand for salaries far above the workers value to the business will simply accelerate that inevitability. Idiots.

  • The Blumenthal “Kill Them Later and Later” Bill

    07/18/2014 6:47:39 AM PDT · 6 of 12
    Jim Scott to Kaslin
    Richard Blumenthal is one of my state's senators. Chris Murphy is the other. Both are hardcore leftists in a deep 'blue' state where their re-election is essentially guaranteed.

    This is why the Democrats use people like Bluementhal, a notorious publicity hound when he was Connecticut Attorney General, to originate this kind of evil legislation. No matter what they do, they don't have to fear being turned out when they next run for re-election and both Blumenthal and Murphy know it, as does their corrupt party.

    I hope enough senators see the growing public revulsion to abortion and refuse to sign on to, much less pass this Bill. I suspect that, realizing the Democrats are about to lose control of the senate, we'll see lots of terrible legislation such as this in the next few months and a blizzard of it right after the November 4th election as Democrats attempt to ram unwanted laws down our throats as they depart the senate.

    This Bill is who they really are - and it is revolting.

  • The Wisdom of Divided Government

    07/02/2014 7:09:51 AM PDT · 2 of 10
    Jim Scott to Kaslin

    Well put, Dr. Carson.

  • North Carolina Students Can Now Pray At School, Mention God In Assignments

    06/28/2014 5:10:16 AM PDT · 3 of 40
    Jim Scott to ilovesarah2012
    Very encouraging news from North Carolina!

    It's long past time to push back on the left's assault on religious expression in public schools and elsewhere. This is a great start that we can hope will encourage other states to consider similar common-sense legislation pertaining to the right of public school students to reference God in their essays or form voluntary religious clubs devoted to prayer, worship and good works.

    The secular left has had it their way for decades as religious expression was forbidden in public schools as if it were toxic. I believe our nation has been diminished because of their 'success'. Let's fight back!

  • BREAKING: Desperate Dems Fear “All-But-Certain” Impeachment if GOP Takes Senate

    06/27/2014 6:37:28 AM PDT · 19 of 101
    Jim Scott to PoloSec

    Establishment Republicans impeach The First Black President?

    Dream on.

  • Georgia On My Mind: Steyn's Song of the Week

    06/09/2014 1:06:19 PM PDT · 7 of 14
    Jim Scott to mojito
    Great Mark Steyn piece that gives both Ray Charles and Hoagy Carmichael their due for a song (and performance) that helped Ray's career reach another level of greatness.

    Ray had recently left Atlantic Records and signed with ABC Paramount when this recording was released. 'Georgia' was included on his first album for ABC: 'The Genius Hits The Road'.

    Radio stations loved it because, in 1960, most of the big AM stations were still controlled by middle-aged men who were never comfortable with rock and roll. Ray Charles, then only 30, and best known for his blues/rock style, was eagerly accepted as a 'mainstream' performer when he released this mournful ballad backed by what sounds like a few dozen violins. It wasn't exactly rock and roll but, thanks to Ray's soulful rendition of the old song, America liked it and radio play helped make the song #1 in late 1960.

    Ray would have other hit records, including the catchy 'call and response' pop song from 1961: 'Hit The Road, Jack'. Still, 'Georgia' remains Ray's signature song for those who were listening to the radio back in 1960.

  • Canada On Verge of Banning Christians from Professional Life

    05/30/2014 6:37:13 AM PDT · 2 of 24
    Jim Scott to SJackson
    A preview of what will soon be coming to America.

    This must not be allowed to take root in our pluralistic society. Our constitution provides people of all faiths the free practice of their religion.

    If this kind of licensing restriction can be put on those who believe in Jesus, why not those who believe in 'Allah'?

  • The Five: Unlike Hillary, Palin Was Fair Game to Media Because She’s ‘Not Human’

    05/21/2014 11:18:09 AM PDT · 7 of 31
    Jim Scott to 2ndDivisionVet
    Sarah Palin is a Christian conservative that revels in a physically challenging lifestyle and that is absolutely foreign to the media elites.

    Palin's stable marriage, her obvious love for her children and most of all, her conservative political views, made her 'fair game' for the leftist character assassins because she was, in their jaundiced view, an alien creature that warranted elimination before she influenced others.

    Palin was gravely wounded in one sense but recovered and if not a viable political candidate right now, may yet be. Especially as America feels the pain of the socialist schemes being foisted upon us by Obama and the Democrats.

  • He called me Uncle Tom, but most just call me Mister C

    05/12/2014 12:37:38 PM PDT · 4 of 23
    Jim Scott to Kaslin

    Succinctly and forcefully stated. Thank you, Mister Cain.

  • George H.W. Bush Given Courage Award For 1990 Tax Hikes

    05/05/2014 11:42:51 AM PDT · 9 of 26
    Jim Scott to nickcarraway
    As I understand it, the congressional Democrats made a deal with President G.H.W. Bush to cut spending if he would raise some taxes. He agreed. Of course, the Democrats reneged on the spending cuts but not until Bush had committed to the tax hikes.

    Then, in '92, the Democrats pilloried Bush for 'lying' (in the '88 campaign) when he had stated 'read my lips, no new taxes'. Bush lost his re-election bid.

    Now, a quarter-century later, the former president, 90 next month, is given an 'award' for 'courage' by the left. In effect, President Bush is being mocked and the concept of a Republican raising your taxes celebrated.

    Too bad the always-polite Bush didn't tell them where they could put their 'award'.

  • In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host

    04/11/2014 1:09:15 PM PDT · 7 of 9
    Jim Scott to Biggirl

    After the humiliation of his jail time followed by a surprising rehabilitation as a WTIC-AM radio host, I assumed Rowland had learned his lesson. Apparently not. This latest scandal indicates that Rowland is inherently corrupt. With that understanding, I’ve lost all interest in the career of the former governor. Let the chips fall where they may.

  • One Person Claps for Obama at The Hague

    03/27/2014 2:25:23 PM PDT · 14 of 25
    Jim Scott to Kaslin
    Obama and his feckless foreign policy of appeasement and 'leading from behind' (far behind) is not only weakening the U.S. but in doing so he is alienating allies, emboldening enemies and making much of the world nervous because whatever they may complain about regarding America, they realize that up until now, our nation has often been the only thing between chaos and stability in the world. Under Obama, that is drifting away, by design.

    Ironically for the narcissist Obama, his deliberate show of weakness is reflecting badly on him more than anything. Hence, the tepid reception to his latest puff of wind. He deserves the disdain.

  • High court to weigh limits of religious liberty in O-Care case

    03/23/2014 2:49:44 PM PDT · 11 of 32
    Jim Scott to 353FMG
    Is it true that muzzies are exempted from signing up to Zerocare? If so, why?

    Not specifically. However, the law has a exemption provision for those adherents of a religion that has a 60-year (or longer) history and traditionally rejects any form of insurance including Social Security (the Amish, for instance). Muslims may well apply for this exemption and have it granted but not yet as that would trigger even more backlash against the Unaffordable Care Act.

  • Gingrich: As soon as 2016 is about substance, Hillary starts losing support, literally, overnight

    03/23/2014 2:31:42 PM PDT · 16 of 52
    Jim Scott to Din Maker
    Gingrich has a point but the same could have been said of Barack Obama in 2008 - and he won the election. Voters rarely focus on substance but on perception.

    However, Hillary has little going for her but a fading political cachet and the fact that her election as president would be - all together now -'historic'. Voters did that once with Obama and may not want to gamble again following his tremendous disappointment for many young voters.

    As always, Hillary's success or failure will have a lot to do with who the Republican party nominates. Another RINO and she likely wins it. A real conservative opponent and she may flounder and fail, as she should.

  • Pelosi Laughably Claims Democrats Are The Jobs Party (She's beyond help)

    03/22/2014 1:04:58 PM PDT · 36 of 49
    Jim Scott to jazusamo

    If the Democrats plan to run on a ‘jobs’ platform and embracing Obamacare, they are toast. However, San Fran Nan Pelosi is part of the Washington, D.C. ‘bubble’. Politicians in ‘safe’ seats that live an alternate universe where they are ‘royalty’ and we’re peons. Most congressional Democrats have to live in the real world and they are, unfortunately, not quite stupid enough to pretend Obamacare is a big success and that the jobs that have not materialized under the Obama administration (five years and counting) have nothing to do with them - or their president. As the articles states: ‘good luck with that’.

  • John McCain Says Ted Cruz "Crossed a Line," Should Apologize to Bob Dole

    03/09/2014 12:08:17 PM PDT · 58 of 75
    Jim Scott to imardmd1
    As has been repeatedly mentioned in this thread, Ted Cruz was making the point that Republican candidates such as McCain, Romney and Dole were good and decent men but campaigned as 'me-too' Republicans against the Democrat. None of these GOP presidential candidates stood up for Republican First principles beyond lip service. They followed the 'moderate' template that assumes only a quasi-liberal 'Republican' can possibly hope to defeat a liberal Democrat, which was proven wrong in the 3 presidential contests McCain, Romney and Dole participated in.

    McCain bringing up the service record of Bob Dole and subtly implying Cruz insulted McCain, also, was a smokescreen to deflect the truth of what Cruz stated.

    If stating what millions of fed-up Republicans already know is being 'brash' and, in your opinion, requires 'correctional experiences' then the GOP is in serious trouble with conservatives. We've sat by and watched the alleged wise men of the party hierarchy effectively cede winnable elections to the Democrat while the Republican candidate 'took the high road' - to defeat. We're done with that and if the GOP insists on trying the same tactic and getting the same defeats, we're done with the Republican party and it's aversion to 'brash' senators who state the truth.

  • John McCain Says Ted Cruz "Crossed a Line," Should Apologize to Bob Dole

    03/08/2014 3:21:54 PM PST · 40 of 75
    Jim Scott to imardmd1

    Ted Cruz did not denigrate the military service of Dole or McCain. Their service does not give these men a pass on accountability for their failure to stand on Republican principle when they ran for president. McCain using Dole’s (and by association, his own) military service as a rationale to not criticize either man’s presidential campaign failures is as lame as McCain’s 2008 campaign.