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  • Obama promotes religious tolerance in India speech

    01/27/2015 4:20:20 AM PST · 18 of 26
    Pollster1 to Olog-hai

    I cannot imagine why we still have those false rumors about Obama being Muslim and not Christian.

    #1 “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam”

    #2 “The sweetest sound I know is the Muslim call to prayer”

    #3 “We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world — including in my own country.”

    #4 “As a student of history, I also know civilization’s debt to Islam.”

    #5 “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.”

    #6 “Islam has always been part of America”

    #7 “we will encourage more Americans to study in Muslim communities”

    #8 “These rituals remind us of the principles that we hold in common, and Islam’s role in advancing justice, progress, tolerance, and the dignity of all human beings.”

    #9 “America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.”

    #10 “I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.”

    #11 “Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism – it is an important part of promoting peace.”

    #12 “So I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed”

    #13 “In ancient times and in our times, Muslim communities have been at the forefront of innovation and education.”

    #14 “Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality.”

    #15 “Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality”

    #16 “The Holy Koran tells us, ‘O mankind! We have created you male and a female; and we have made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another.’”

    #17 “I look forward to hosting an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan here at the White House later this week, and wish you a blessed month.”

    #18 “We’ve seen those results in generations of Muslim immigrants – farmers and factory workers, helping to lay the railroads and build our cities, the Muslim innovators who helped build some of our highest skyscrapers and who helped unlock the secrets of our universe.”

    #19 “That experience guides my conviction that partnership between America and Islam must be based on what Islam is, not what it isn’t. And I consider it part of my responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.”

    #20 “I also know that Islam has always been a part of America’s story.”

  • Barack Obama assembles 27-strong delegation to pay respects to Saudi Arabia's new king

    01/27/2015 4:14:30 AM PST · 24 of 32
    Pollster1 to barmag25

    27 people is 27 more than he sent for the Charlie Hebdo funerals, but the difference is obvious. In this case the dead person was Muslim.

    “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”
    - Barack Hussein Obama

  • Gov. Walker backs citizenship pathway for illegal immigrants [July 03, 2013]

    01/26/2015 3:39:58 PM PST · 14 of 104
    Pollster1 to gwgn02

    I also back having a citizenship pathway for illegal immigrants - my pathway is for them to go back home, apply for legal entry to our country, and then apply for citizenship. As for Gov. Walker’s ideas - no, thank you. I will not vote for him in the primaries or in the general election. He may be good in some other areas, but Amnesty, the Second Amendment, and repealing Obamacare are non-negotiable absolutes.

  • How an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man became a transgender activist

    01/26/2015 3:03:37 PM PST · 7 of 52
    Pollster1 to NetAddicted

    I know the feeling:

    To the world, I was Pollster1, an ultra-traditional Protestant and spiritual leader teaching the Bible to dozens of students in my church’s Sunday School community. But inside, I was keeping a secret. “Since I was 5 years old, I really thought I was a puppy,” I told The Post in an interview last week from the People’s Republic of Maryland, where I have been living for the past two years — as an adorable Golden Retriever — following species-reassignment surgery. As a boy growing up in Baltimore, MD, I knew early on that something was amiss. But there was no Internet to tell me what being transspecies was all about. Whatever it was, I instinctively knew to keep quiet about it. “How does a 5-year-old in 1966 tell his mother he’s really a puppy?” I said. At Loch Raven High in Baltimore, I dated humans, but relationships were short-lived, even when measured in dog years. “I loved ­being with them, going for walks in the park, but they never wanted to play fetch — and it didn’t feel right,” I said.

  • Why ‘Gay Marriage’ is Evil

    01/26/2015 8:06:36 AM PST · 3 of 34
    Pollster1 to Kaslin

    No matter what judges order, and no matter how many people pretend otherwise, gay “marriage” has no more connection to real marriage than unicorns have to real horses.

  • Chris Christie starts 2016 presidential campaign PAC

    01/26/2015 8:03:45 AM PST · 19 of 21
    Pollster1 to GIdget2004

    I’m happy to hear this, and I hope The Next Bush, Rubio, and Romney will jump in immediately too. We need these liberal RINOs to split the democrat crossover vote so that we can finally nominate a conservative.

  • ISIS Maniacs Take Car Bombing to Next Level with 'Suicide Tanker Bomb'

    01/26/2015 4:16:56 AM PST · 18 of 31
    Pollster1 to Reaganite Republican

    Did they watch "Mad Max" or "The A-Team"?

  • Biden to Doctors: Obamacare Settled It, Health Care is a ‘Right’

    01/25/2015 11:15:17 AM PST · 20 of 53
    Pollster1 to PROCON

    Healthcare is a “right”, meaning doctors and nurses have an obligation to treat those who demand their services, whether or not those patients choose to pay - in the liberal world. I prefer the conservative world, where doctors provided emergency care out of compassion, so no one missed out on essential care, but medical professionals were otherwise free to make their own decisions. I miss freedom, and perhaps that is why liberals disgust me.

  • Huckabee Defends His Breaks from Conservative Orthodoxy [Accepts Common Core, Amnesty, Cap & Trade]

    01/25/2015 10:30:57 AM PST · 28 of 41
    Pollster1 to Steelfish
    Huckabee also defended his breaks from conservative orthodoxy on Common Core education standards, immigration and cap and trade. He said he would support a bill to give in-state benefits to undocumented immigrants again, as he did in 2006 as governor of Arkansas.

    Huck supports expanding federal power with Common Core, opposes the rule of law on immigration, and supports higher taxes with cap and trade. Why would Huckabee run as a republican when he fits right in as a democrat?

  • Jeb Bush: We Need to Control Border By Politely Asking Illegals to Leave

    01/25/2015 9:21:42 AM PST · 6 of 48
    Pollster1 to Rockitz

    Politely inform the criminals who have entered our country illegally and are working (or committing crimes) here illegally that Border Patrol and local police will be looking for them, and that they will be deported if caught. Add the detail that those deported will be fingerprinted and DNA swabbed, for identification if they return illegally or apply for legal entry, and that anyone here illegally who is deported will be barred from any path to legal reentry or to citizenship.

    Then politely ask them to leave.

  • 'Repeal every word': Potential GOP 2016 rivals hammer ObamaCare, IRS at Iowa summit

    01/25/2015 3:51:37 AM PST · 6 of 27
    Pollster1 to Citizen Zed
    “Hey Iowa, can anyone stop Hillary? To borrow a phrase, yes, we can!” she said.

    Even the person who knows Hillary best would choose an inexperienced stranger over her.

    The democrat voters did too, back in 2008. Obviously, it would be easy to find a replacement for Hillary. The only question is whether the democrats will try.

  • Barbara Walters: We Thought Obama Was Going To Be The Next Messiah

    01/24/2015 7:49:43 PM PST · 51 of 61
    Pollster1 to Steelfish

    I thought Obama would be almost as bad as Jimmy Carter. I was so wrong that I’m embarrassed. It would take a miraculous two-year series of great decisions that all help America for Obama to come anywhere near Carter’s dismal record.

  • Deflate-gate: Patriots Coach Says 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls

    01/24/2015 7:47:12 PM PST · 71 of 141
    Pollster1 to Pikachu_Dad
    It was 45 F at half time when they were checked. They would need to have filled and checked their balls at 50 F hotter. So a 95 F room.

    There's a little more going on than that. Suppose the pressure gauges are digital and read to the nearest 0.5 psi (plausible since all reported pressures I've heard were in increments of 0.5). Then you just have to go over 12.25 to read 12.5. Add in that the air warms up when compressed, so a freshly inflated ball in a 75 degree room should read a higher pressure initially than it would an hour later in the same room. The end result from intentionally staying just on the side of arguably following the rules would be 11 psi balls by halftime at 45 degrees F.

  • American Sniper: What do veterans say about the movie? (+video)

    01/24/2015 7:36:15 PM PST · 5 of 50
    Pollster1 to 2ndDivisionVet
    Rolling Stone criticism: "The really dangerous part of this film is that it turns into a referendum on the character of a single soldier . . . We end up talking about Chris Kyle and his dilemmas, and not about the Rumsfelds and Cheneys and other officials up the chain who put Kyle and his high-powered rifle on rooftops in Iraq and asked him to shoot women and children."

    Odd to criticize a movie called "American Sniper" for being a movie about an American sniper. If they want to criticize Rumsfeld and Cheney, they should make the movie "Rumsfeld and Cheney" and see how much interest it generates. Next they'll criticize "Frozen" for having too much ice and ignoring the other three seasons.

  • American Sniper: What do veterans say about the movie? (+video)

  • Governor Palin Clarifies Her Statements on 2016

    01/24/2015 8:48:06 AM PST · 3 of 27
    Pollster1 to Bratch

    I would like to see Governor Palin use her soapbox to announce that she is running for president in 2016. In the absence of an unambiguous announcement, I would like to hear her speak for conservative values and support the most conservative primary candidate with a chance at the nomination, either supporting that person by name or by supporting their positions on the issues.

  • Jeb Bush Emails Foreshadow A Likely Immigration Battle With GOP [Amnesty Candidate!]

    01/24/2015 6:34:36 AM PST · 33 of 33
    Pollster1 to Steelfish
    Fixing immigration 'should be done without the emotion of hatred and fear,' Jeb Bush wrote.

    Believing in the rule of law has nothing to do with hatred or with fear. Bush would know this if he cared about America rather than just living up to the family name with a job title.

  • Christians Are Hypocrites And God Bless Them For It

    01/24/2015 6:00:16 AM PST · 15 of 27
    Pollster1 to Kaslin

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hypocrite

    hypocrite
    [hip-uh-krit]

    noun
    1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.

    2. a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.

    The word “hypocrite” is often used in a manner inconsistent with its origin (meaning “actor”) and its connotation (that the claimed beliefs are only acted and are insincere). While most Christians from time to time act in a manner that is not in accord with Christian beliefs, this is not evidence of hypocrisy, just human imperfection. I think we are far too intimidated by the words “hypocrisy” and “hypocrite”. We need to stand up and say: “No, I am not a hypocrite, just imperfect. That is why we all need Jesus in our lives.”

  • There will be a price’: Obama team reportedly fuming over Netanyahu visit

    01/23/2015 5:10:09 PM PST · 7 of 80
    Pollster1 to SJackson
    “He spat in our face publicly and that's no way to behave. Netanyahu ought to remember that President Obama has a year and a half left to his presidency, and that there will be a price."

    It's pathetic when someone who is supposed to be an adult throws a tantrum over respect. Real leaders don't need to worry; they know everyone who matters will respect them. We're stuck with Obama - the biggest baby in the playground.

  • American Sniper and a quartet of horse’s asses

    01/23/2015 2:36:37 PM PST · 2 of 9
    Pollster1 to Starman417
    It was disclosed that Obama has a personal kill list. Obama’s drone strikes have resulted in the deaths of 2400 people. Moreover, those drone strikes have killed approximately 200 children.

    Even with Obama, who is almost pure evil (okay, 2/3 evil and 1/3 laziness) and is the most dangerous threat to the United States in our history, we should be fair and accurate. Were these 15-17 y/o "children" working as soldiers/terrorists, or were they under age 10 and merely in or near the house/vehicle being targeted? It doesn't change the moral calculus behind killing the targeted thugs, but if the deaths are going to be introduced at all in discussion, they should be presented accurately.

  • PINO: President in Name Only

    01/23/2015 2:31:30 PM PST · 7 of 29
    Pollster1 to Boomer

    I won’t give the usurper that formerly prestigious title either. He’s certainly the Occupant of the White House, but that’s about it. I pray that we will be able to eliminate every vestige of his presence in our White House, repeal every law, remover every judge appointed by him, and clean out the political mess with all the thoroughness of the White House staff cleaning the Oval Office once Bill Clinton finally departed. We need to kill it all and then find a way to salt the fields so nothing introduced by Obama ever grows back in our free country.

    Obama’s legacy should be even less than a stained blue dress; it should be nothing beyond a few footnotes in history books that explain the devastation that will hopefully have been repaired.

  • Sarah Palin on 2016: 'Of Course' She's Interested

    01/23/2015 2:25:08 PM PST · 25 of 36
    Pollster1 to TangledUpInBlue

    Sarah can announce, in which case I’ll be thrilled, or she can flirt and I’ll ignore her potential as a candidate. I will assume she’s not running until I hear a formal announcement otherwise.

    The worst thing Governor Palin can do is flirt and not run, since that could drive good conservatives to the sidelines. That’s part of the reason we got stuck with Romney last time around. The best thing she can do is talk issues, raise funds for Cruz, and talk all other conservatives onto the sidelines to clear the field for Cruz - that and do her best to get Christie, Rubio, Romney, and a handful of Bushes to run and split the liberal crossover vote.

  • Muslim scholars urge UN to outlaw 'contempt' of religions

    01/23/2015 2:19:23 PM PST · 30 of 40
    Pollster1 to QT3.14

    I would urge Muslim scholars to outlaw behavior that generates contempt of what they claim is a religion.

  • Genuinely Bad News About the F-35 and the A-10 (Chickenhawk, No. 17)

    01/23/2015 1:33:32 PM PST · 12 of 116
    Pollster1 to E. Pluribus Unum

    I have not see a proposed aircraft that provides close air support as well as the A-10 does. If I was SecDef, I would ask people to explain why we should by an airplane for that mission that is anything other than a new-construction A-10 built to the old plans. In the absence of justification for buying something new, I would short-circuit the bloated procurement process and request the purchase of 80-100 Warthogs. That part of the Air Force exists to support our ground forces, not as some sort of jobs program for crony capitalists in key congressional districts.

  • Robbers target food delivery trucks in shortage-hit Venezuela

    01/23/2015 10:07:31 AM PST · 18 of 49
    Pollster1 to JPG
    That looks like a success story. Prices are clearly not interfering with The People gaining access to all the food held by rich store owners. Obama must be proud of Venezuela's accomplishment.
  • Idea of the Day: How Gun Violence Affects Women in Nevada

    01/23/2015 9:46:24 AM PST · 7 of 19
    Pollster1 to rktman

    I’m not the first to post the obvious - a man who would trade a gun for illegal drugs doesn’t care if transferring the gun is legal. What amazes me is that liberals can pretend they don’t see that obvious flaw with gun laws achieving their claimed goals.

  • Winston Churchill: How a flawed man became a great leader

    01/23/2015 9:43:22 AM PST · 4 of 42
    Pollster1 to the scotsman

    All men are flawed. To reject a great leader merely because of flaws is to invite a Manchurian Candidate who is so scripted and polished that no one knows anything about the potential leader’s background. That sort of mistake could spell the end of a free country.

  • TOP-10 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates

    01/23/2015 9:32:49 AM PST · 17 of 57
    Pollster1 to Reaganite Republican

    1- Ted Cruz - my top choice among likely candidates. He’s the real thing.
    2- Allen West - not ready for the big leagues.
    3- Ben Carson - not a good all-around candidate. He does not understand the Second Amendment, and that is a deal-breaker.
    4- Rick Perry - there are three reasons I’m not a fan. Commerce, Education, and I’ve forgotten the third one.
    5- Marco Rubio - pro-Amnesty. He’s dead to me. I’ll write in a third party rather than vote for an Amnesty supporter.
    6- Mike Pence - maybe. Let’s see how he does in the campaign.
    7- Michele Bachmann - maybe. Let’s see how she does in this campaign.
    8- Scott Walker - maybe. Let’s see how he does in the campaign.
    9- Bobby Jindal - maybe. Let’s see how he does in the campaign.
    10- Rand Paul (if I have to) - maybe. Let’s see how he does in the campaign and just how different he is from his nutty father.

  • GOP lawmakers face pressure from base to target ObamaCare – or else

    01/23/2015 9:26:26 AM PST · 3 of 21
    Pollster1 to Jim Robinson

    They can go big or go home. I will give up on the political process if Obamacare survives without systematic, intensive, and serious efforts to draw its fangs. If they get vetoed repeatedly on serious bills, I’m okay with that. If they don’t try, then FedGov is my enemy, and I don’t care who is leading my enemy.

  • On this day in 1968.

    01/23/2015 8:08:23 AM PST · 10 of 29
    Pollster1 to LouAvul
    I remember this, and I even remember the numerous photos of sailors making a rude gesture while held captive by communists:

    As a child, I thought the gesture was inappropriate. Now that I live under a communist president, one who frequently uses that gesture toward Americans who value freedom, I understand and thoroughly approve of the Hawaiian Good Luck sign - at least when directed toward communists.

  • Marco Rubio Moves Toward 2016 Presidential Bid

    01/23/2015 7:12:12 AM PST · 11 of 16
    Pollster1 to C19fan

    I’m done listening to Rubio, and I have been since Amnesty.

    I do support a path to citizenship for criminals who entered our country illegally, stole identities to live here illegally, and committed other crimes in our country, just not the path he wants to force on us. My path is for those criminals to go home to their own countries, apply for legal entry, and come here like my ancestors did - with permission. As for the criminals who are caught here after illegal entry, they should be fingerprinted, DNA-swabbed, and barred forever from any path to legal entry. No one should be rewarded for criminal behavior, not even undocumented democrats.

  • Children Of Same-Sex Couple Denied Entry Into Private School

    01/23/2015 7:07:33 AM PST · 40 of 62
    Pollster1 to pnz1
    The married same-sex couple had applied for their young children to go to a non-denominational private school in Nashville. Everything seemed to be on track until they received a letter denying their entry because the children had gay parents.

    1. The "parents" are not married. A parent and that parent's children are living with a pervert. Legal recognition of unicorns wouldn't make unicorns real.

    2. The school was foolish to put their reason into writing. They should reject the child (given that they decide to reject) without giving a reason - never give a reason, especially in writing.

  • Gun maker gets Newtown lawsuit moved to federal court

    01/23/2015 7:03:51 AM PST · 25 of 53
    Pollster1 to 2ndDivisionVet
    Nine families sued Remington and others in Bridgeport Superior Court in December arguing the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting should not have been sold for civilian use because of its overwhelming firepower.

    That is quite a claim about a rifle that is not legal for hunting deer in many states because of its insufficient lethality. I wish we had "loser pays" as well as federal preemption of these frivolous lawsuits. The evil and greed of people who say, "my child is dead, I hope I can get rich off that tragedy" disgusts me.

  • Iowa ethanol lobby starts 2016 campaign to regain influence

    01/23/2015 6:31:39 AM PST · 23 of 76
    Pollster1 to thackney

    I’m a big fan of farmers, but a real farmer does not need federal mandates to force people to buy and burn their crops. This law has got to go, and conservatives should stand up for killing it along with Obamacare and all other forms of crony capitalism.

  • Word for the Day, FRiday, January 23, 2015 - Staid

    01/23/2015 6:02:52 AM PST · 15 of 80
    Pollster1 to tioga

    I was excited when Heather’s parents left for the evening, but her staid grandmother stayed on the couch between us, sharing her favorite cat pictures from several decades with only Mr. Buttons, Miss Kitty, Boots, Snowball, Smokey, Shadow, and their predecessors for company.

  • Obama’s Yalta Syndrome

    01/23/2015 5:43:52 AM PST · 16 of 19
    Pollster1 to nathanbedford

    Good answer. I hope advisers to our next president are already thinking in the directions you mentioned. We are in for some exceptionally ugly times, both domestically and internationally, and I cannot think of many leaders in history who were up to the challenge we face today.

    Even with a mass-casualty attack far larger than 9-11, I find it hard to imagine that today’s democrats could stay motivated for more than a few months (or republicans for more than a couple of years). Even with a leader of Reagan’s stature, I find it hard to imagine that the republican leadership would be willing to sustain the necessary level of effort in the face of liberal opposition. Short of a sequence of mass-casualty attacks that together change our demographics by permanently removing urban voters, I find it hard to imagine that we would cut our frivolous spending or sustain a serious military effort.

    There are many areas where we need serious work, including the ones you mention. Sadly, I suspect the list of major problems will be even longer in two years, the earliest date when we would have any chance of nudging our country in the right direction.

  • Obama’s Yalta Syndrome

    01/23/2015 3:21:07 AM PST · 14 of 19
    Pollster1 to nathanbedford

    What do you think is the correct strategy for dealing with a rogue state with a significant radical Muslim population and a nuclear weapons program (a description that covers Iraq before George W. Bush toppled Saddam and also Iran today)? Would toppling the government and then leaving with the message “behave or we’ll come back and topple the next government” have been a better strategy than a long-term occupation? It seems like many national leaders, even in Islamic countries, are interested enough in the trappings of power to avoid risks that would surely end their rule. Is there a third option that would be superior?

  • What Are Liberals? (fun little vanity)

    01/22/2015 12:07:18 PM PST · 41 of 102
    Pollster1 to Lazamataz

    You are a gentle soul. My feelings toward the leader of today’s leftists are far less benign than those you expressed toward his followers.

  • Of Speeches and Monuments - The Quest for the Obama Presidential Library

    01/22/2015 12:02:20 PM PST · 14 of 22
    Pollster1 to jfd1776
    I already have a county land fill ten miles from my home. I wouldn't want an Obama Library anywhere near that close.

  • Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: "The Internet Will Disappear"

    01/22/2015 11:59:54 AM PST · 24 of 61
    Pollster1 to Bubba_Leroy
    Not if we back it up on floppy discs.

    I have a whole stack of 5 1/2 inch floppy discs. I can get started on the backup if I have a little warning.

  • WH: Obama won't meet with Israeli leader (to avoid appearance of influencing an election)

    01/22/2015 11:54:20 AM PST · 4 of 28
    Pollster1 to maggief

    I would have guessed that Obama would not meet Netanyahu because our Dear Leader despises Jews in general and strong Jews in particular. I must be wrong though; the White House said otherwise. The snub is just politics.

  • Remembering the Last Lion

    01/22/2015 5:46:06 AM PST · 5 of 52
    Pollster1 to Kaslin

    I miss the days when we had real leaders and were proud of them.

  • Iran’s Khamenei urges Western youth to examine Islam

    01/22/2015 4:52:02 AM PST · 10 of 14
    Pollster1 to Olog-hai

    I have examined Islam. The only further examination it needs is through a scope or a drone’s camera.

  • Obama’s Yalta Syndrome

    01/22/2015 4:50:50 AM PST · 6 of 19
    Pollster1 to nathanbedford
    I admit I was wrong about the Iraq war (I supported it) but contend my error or made was for all the right reasons.

    I would like to argue that you were right, but I cannot make that case. Given what happened with the "Arab Spring", it seems likely that any Iraqi government other than a long-term strongman like Saddam would have been destabilized and overthrown those for whom Obama feels sympathy, as happened with Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, and the other Arab unrest. Saddam's removal made instability inevitable once Obama took power, and there was no better strategy, better tactics, better set of objectives, or other improvement that could have led to a less negative outcome than the status quo ante.

    I'd like to say that once we have a president who supports America we can go back in Iraq and fix the mess we made, but that is not realistic. Another war in Iraq would have even less support than our recent war, and the opposition would be more motivated to hold out and wait for a new president who would walk away from Iraq. We can't fix the mess we made, and it's going to be both a negative precedent for the world and a major, unsolvable regional problem for a long time.

  • How Romney Can Come Back …

    01/21/2015 4:38:53 PM PST · 17 of 27
    Pollster1 to nascarnation

    It all comes down to ego. If the three get in and stay in, it helps America. Fortunately, the three lead RINOs have lots of ego. If Cruz is the only conservative, that helps us even more.

  • How Romney Can Come Back …

    01/21/2015 4:21:32 PM PST · 14 of 27
    Pollster1 to nascarnation
    Recycled Romney...ugh....like warmed over broccoli...

    Romney-supporters in the GOP leadership probably try to feed the same soggy broccoli to their kids three days in a row, and they are just as surprised when the kids reject it the third time as they were the first two times.

  • Navy Officer Fired, Probe Involves Affair, Suspicious Death

    01/21/2015 4:18:55 PM PST · 8 of 21
    Pollster1 to Oldeconomybuyer

    This is so close to the typical NCIS script that I wouldn’t be surprised if an expert on the show could identify the episode.

  • CBS This Morning Blames Cancellation of Muslim Prayer Event at Duke on Franklin Graham

    01/21/2015 2:30:06 PM PST · 21 of 31
    Pollster1 to BlackFemaleArmyCaptain

    Reverend Graham is a man of God.

  • Senate Votes 98-1 That Climate Change 'Is Not A Hoax'

    01/21/2015 2:28:29 PM PST · 32 of 194
    Pollster1 to Oldeconomybuyer

    The scientific method sure has advanced since I was young; we just tested hypotheses against the facts. Taking a vote to decide scientific questions is much more democratic.

    I do not believe that the earth’s climate is stable, but neither am I convinced that (1) the climate is warming rapidly, (2) a warming climate is bad, (3) human activity is the primary cause of the warming, and (4) increasing government control over our lives will prevent global warming without doing even more harm than is prevented. I just want this and all scientific questions decided based on evidence, not a rush to accept the theory that will bring the most money to researchers and the most power to politicians.

  • A Gunfight in Kansas

    01/21/2015 10:00:51 AM PST · 2 of 15
    Pollster1 to TangoLimaSierra

    The surviving robbers should be charged with first degree murder, convicted after a fair trial, and then executed. The world doesn’t need thugs like these guys.