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  • Operation Change The Subject - While world falls apart, Dems obsess over Limbaugh and impeachment

    08/01/2014 6:31:46 PM PDT · by BlopAndStop · 9 replies
    The Media Equalizer ^ | August 01, 2014 | Brian Maloney
    What’s really important in today’s troubled world? One might think the answers are obvious: the disturbing war between Hamas and Israel that threatens to spread into something much larger, out-of-control spread of Ebola in Africa, corporate and sovereign defaults in Portugal and Argentina, Chinese military aggression in South Asia and whatever else we may have left out. But to Democrats, the focus is on Operation Change The Subject 2014, as partisans shift blame for presidential inaction away from Obama just as he heads to Martha’s Vineyard for yet another extended holiday.
  • Hagan continues to grow lead (North Carolina)

    07/23/2014 2:42:11 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | July 22, 2014
    PPP's newest North Carolina poll finds Kay Hagan continuing to grow her lead over Thom Tillis as the legislative session drags on. Hagan now has 41% to 34% for Tillis and 8% for Libertarian Sean Haugh. Her lead is up from 2 points in May and 5 points in June. The protracted legislative session with Tillis at the helm of it can't be doing him any favors. Only 19% of voters approve of the job the General Assembly is doing to 57% who disapprove, and legislative Republicans specifically have a 31/52 favorability rating. Those things are working together to help...
  • Carville: Handicapping the GOP for 2016

    04/29/2014 8:11:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 29, 2014 | James Carville, Democratic operative
    Anyone who loves politics and horse racing is out to try and handicap anything this week. My favorite Saturday, outside any Saturday that Louisiana State University plays football, is the Kentucky Derby. It might not be very fashionable these days to be a horse degenerate, but that’s what I am. Thinking about the up and coming presidential election, I will use some horse racing analogies to talk about 2016. On the Democratic side, there has never been a more non-incumbent prohibitive favorite than Hillary Clinton. Seems to me the best horse analogy would be Secretariat running in the Belmont Stakes...
  • Dems Advised to Avoid Talking about the Economy

    04/19/2014 8:18:41 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 April 2014 | John Semmens
    Top Democratic strategist, James Carville, advised Democrats seeking reelection to avoid discussing the economy. “The whole notion of an economic recovery is pure poison to any Democrat hoping to retain his or her seat,” Carville lamented. “The Administration has spurred too many false hopes with repeated promises of 'green shoots.' Our Party's credibility on this issue is totally shot.” Instead, Carville recommends “an approach that transcends the stale notion that getting people back to work ought to be a goal of the nation's economic policy. Democrats need to embrace the decline in workforce participation and increase in the number on...
  • Carville: Cruz or Perry Will be GOP Nominee

    03/11/2014 7:44:57 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 48 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 07:04 AM | Greg Richter
    Democratic strategist James Carville predicted the next GOP presidential nominee will come from Texas. "It's either going to be Ted Cruz or Rick Perry," Carville said Monday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity." Cruz is a freshman senator from Texas and a tea party favorite, and Perry is serving out his last term as Texas governor. Perry ran for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012 but came up short after a few fumbles on the campaign trail. But Perry has advantages, Carville said. "He's been around the track once, and he can raise a bucketload of money," Carville said of Perry....
  • O'Reilly Bets Dinner With Carville That (still exempt LA RAT) Sen. Landrieu Will Lose

    03/03/2014 3:31:21 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 3/03/14 | Drew MacKenzie
    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has waged a bet with liberal commentator James Carville that Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana will lose her seat in November, the New Orleans Times Picayune reports O’Reilly said on his show that the Democrats would relinquish their Senate majority in the midterm elections, and he cited Landrieu as one of the incumbents who would be trounced by Republicans. "She better be looking for another job," the outspoken conservative critic said of the three-term senator. “She's out."
  • Carville Hired by Fox News (Faux's rapid descent into irrelevancy)

    02/07/2014 11:16:13 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 81 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | Febraury 6, 2014
    Fox News Channel says it has hired Democratic strategist James Carville as a contributor. The channel said Thursday he will offer commentary during appearances on various Fox News Channel programs. Editor's Note: Add Up to $152,046 to Your Social Security Benefits Using Weird Trick Carville was the lead strategist for Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, which was documented in the film "The War Room." He served as a senior political adviser during Clinton's presidency. Carville's TV work includes co-hosting the 2002-05 edition of "Crossfire" on CNN. He and his wife, Republican strategist Mary Matalin, were analysts at CNN until last...
  • James Carville joins Fox News

    02/07/2014 7:25:33 AM PST · by shove_it · 92 replies
    Politico ^ | 6 Feb 2014 | HADAS GOLD
    James Carville, the "ragin' cajun" Democratic strategist, has signed on with Fox News, the network announced Thursday. "James’ successful and storied career in politics over several decades is an enormous asset to Fox News," Bill Shine, Fox News's executive vice president of programming, said in a statement. "We are privileged to have him lend his breadth of experience, wit and dynamic perspective on the network." Carville led Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign and spent the last decade as a political commentator for CNN. He and his wife, Mary Matalin, a Republican strategist, ended their relationship with the network last year...
  • Carville: New York Times Will Win Pulitzer on Benghazi Story

    01/04/2014 8:02:12 AM PST · by PROCON · 66 replies
    newsmax ^ | Jan. 2, 2014 | Greg Richter
    The New York Times story concluding that the Benghazi attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility was not al-Qaida-related and was spurred by an anti-Muslim video will win the newspaper a Pulitzer prize, says Democratic operative James Carville. Carville, appearing Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor," defended reporter David Kirkpatrick's journalism, even suggesting he testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. After all, Carville said, Kirkpatrick's six-month investigation was the most exhaustive probe anyone has made.
  • James Carville: Blame Obama, not Republicans

    11/21/2013 2:44:24 PM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 21, 2013 | Paul Bedard
    Longtime Democratic strategist James Carville said the president is to blame for the blundered Obamacare debut, not Republicans. Interviewed by Fox Business Network today, Carville said, “I think the president has himself to blame as much as anybody. I don't think he was done in, in this instance by the Republicans, or done in by the media, done in by anything.” He also defended former boss Bill Clinton’s criticism of Obama over the president’s broken promise about Americans keeping their health insurance plans under Obamacare, but said the former president should have used kinder language.
  • Carville: Obama Is Even Less Popular Than Crack-Smoking Mayor of Toronto

    11/12/2013 7:07:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 11, 2013 - 4:21 PM | James Beattie
    Former Clinton advisor James Carville pointed out Monday that President Obama, whose approval rating has sunk to 41 percent because the U.S. economy “is not growing for a lot of people,” is not even as popular as the crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show, Carville told host Joe Scarborough that the president’s numbers are so low that “the best thing he can do is take a toke on the mayor of Toronto’s crack pipe, because his numbers are about 48.” …
  • With Bill Clinton unavailable, James Carville will headline Sept. 28 fundraiser for Grimes

    09/11/2013 9:55:18 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 4 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 9/11/2013 | Ryan Alessi
    Democratic consultant and President Bill Clinton’s former strategist James Carville will serve as the main draw at a Sept. 28 fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, said Attorney General Jack Conway, who is hosting the event at his home. Jack and Elizabeth Conway and Gov. Steve Beshear and first lady Jane Beshear are serving as co-hosts for the event, in which individuals who contribute at least $500 can get their picture taken in a private reception with Carville. Carville also fills a spot that Grime campaign organizers had hoped would go to Carville’s former boss, Bill Clinton. Conway...
  • Carville's Panicked Dog Whistle to the Left: STOP Ted Cruz WHILE YOU STILL CAN...

    Commence w/ the Palin treatment, evilmonkeys! Some people might be startled to hear Democratic strategist James Carville out there on ABC's This Week (with fellow Clinton alum Stephanopouos) -the 'progressive' home field- praising conservative rising-star Ted Cruz up-and-down like this- yet it appears that's precisely the reaction he was looking for: 'I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen in the last 30 years. I further think that he’s going to run for president and he is going to create something. ... I’ve listened to excerpts of his speech in South Carolina. He touches every button, and this guy...
  • Carville: 'Ted Cruz Is the Most Talented and Fearless Republican Politician

    05/05/2013 4:44:43 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 125 replies
    News Busters ^ | May 5 | Noel Sheppard
    JAMES CARVILLE: I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen in the last 30 years. I further think that he’s going to run for president and he is going to create something. I’m not sitting here saying he’s going to win, and I think Senator DeMint is right. I’ve listened to excerpts of his speech in South Carolina. He touches every button, and this guy has no fear. He just keeps plowing ahead. And he is going to be something to watch. And a lot of Republicans feel this way, George, and you hear this...
  • Carville likens Rand Paul’s drone concerns to birthers, evolution and global warming deniers

    03/08/2013 11:40:53 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 46 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/08/2013 | Jeff Poor
    On MSNBC’s “The ED Show” on Thursday, former Clinton adviser James Carville explained why he was not on board with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s protestations of the Obama administration’s drone policy. According to Carville, Paul’s concerns that a drone could strike an American citizen on U.S. soil were similar to those who believe in birtherism and deny evolution and global warming. “Let’s remember, this is a party that vast numbers — vast numbers believe that the president was not born in the United States,” Carville said. “Vast numbers think that the earth is 5,000 years old, that dinosaurs and...
  • Gingrich predicts Obama will lose 'amazing number of states'

    10/26/2012 12:47:12 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 20/25/2012 | Greta VanSusteren
    Former presidential candidate explains the 'Carville Rule' and how the shift in momentum doesn't bode well for President Obama
  • James Carville Says 80% Of Democrats Are Politically Clueless

    10/17/2012 1:03:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Rat's Right ^ | October 16, 2012 | The Rat
    James Carville, Democrat political consultant extraordinaire – and former Bill Clinton campaign manager, has astonishingly come out and said what all good Republicans have known for decades: Not only are most Democrats politically clueless; they’re easily manipulated by the puppet masters of their party as well. Wow. James Freaking Carville. Of all people. Here’s an excerpt, as quoted by Amazon.com: “Ideologies aren’t all that important. What’s important is psychology. The Democratic constituency is just like a herd of cows. All you have to do is lay out enough silage and they come running. That’s why I became an operative working...
  • -James Carville Explains Why He Is a Democrat-

    10/16/2012 3:43:27 PM PDT · by djone · 28 replies
    moonbattery.com ^ | Oct162012 | Dave Blount
    "The Democratic constituency is just like a herd of cows. All you have to do is lay out enough silage and they come running.....“Eighty percent of the people who call themselves Democrats don’t have a clue as to political reality......“The voter is basically dumb and lazy....I can make the Democratic voters think whatever I want them to.”
  • Carville: "Mitt Romney Came With A Chainsaw"

    10/04/2012 2:35:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    http://dailycaller.com/2012 ^ | October 4, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Add CNN’s James Carville to the list of Democrats questioning President Barack Obama’s performance against Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday. In CNN’s wrap-up of its debate coverage, Carville, a campaign adviser to former President Bill Clinton, gave Obama’s campaign high marks but added that Obama probably didn’t go by the playbook his campaign wanted him to. t
  • James Carville: Romney’s Mormon religion still a problem [Mitt silent on bishop, gov roles]

    07/08/2012 8:01:01 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 269 replies
    Daily Caller.com ^ | July 6, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    n an appearance on WWL radio in New Orleans earlier this week, James Carville surveyed the Romney campaign and said the presumptive GOP nominee still hasn’t overcome the issue of his Mormon religion. According to Carville, who has a forthcoming book called “It’s the Middle Class, Stupid,” Romney’s reluctance to talk openly about that is keeping him from dominating the campaign against President Barack Obama. “One of the problems that Romney has honestly is — the thing against him the most is his religion,” Carville said. “And he doesn’t understand the reasons. He doesn’t talk about that. He was a...
  • James Carville: ‘The Tea Party Is Over’

    06/27/2012 7:46:42 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 75 replies
    Politicker ^ | 6-27-2012 | Hunter Walker
    Liberal political consultant James Carville sent a fundraising email to supporters of upstate New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter entitled “The Tea Party is Over.” In the email, Mr. Carville claimed the Tea Party isn’t entirely finished, but he said they can be eliminated by donating to “proud Democrats like Louise Slaughter.” “These Tea Party Republicans have worn out their welcome. But I’m telling you — getting rid of ‘em won’t be easy. They’re not leaving on their own. We’re going to have to boot them out the door like unwanted house guests,” Mr. Carville wrote. “That’s why we’ve got to...
  • James Carville: Rick Santorum is headless chicken

    04/04/2012 11:19:49 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 4 Apr 2012 | MJ Lee
    James Carville chose these colorful words to describe Rick Santorum after Mitt Romney swept three Republican primaries Tuesday: “He was like a chicken with his head chopped off. The chicken is dead. The only person that don’t know it is the chicken.” The Democratic strategist, not known to mince his words, said in a late-night interview with CNN that Santorum “can flop around all he wants to [but] they’re not going to nominate him.”
  • James Carville: ObamaCare being struck down would be the best thing ever to happen to Democrats

    03/27/2012 8:12:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/27/2012 | AllahPundit
    What’s the best part of this? The idea of a prominent Democrat interrupting his party’s Mediscare demagoguery to scold the right on increasing health-care costs for seniors? The fact that he thinks ObamaCare, which isn’t even defended as a cost-saving measure anymore, will effectively bend the curve on that? Or his palpable annoyance at the notion that enumerated powers might throw up a constitutional roadblock to something progressives really, really, really want to do? But never mind that. Is he right? He’s unquestionably right on how the left will spin the aftermath of the mandate being dumped: They tried, now...
  • Gingrich: busy first day in Oval office if elected.

    02/10/2012 9:47:08 PM PST · by true believer forever · 57 replies
    AFP Google Hosted News ^ | February 10, 2012 | AFP
    Before an approving crowd of thousands at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the former House speaker laid out a cluttered schedule that would repudiate "at least 40 percent of (President Barack Obama's) government on the opening day." "When the Congress comes in (in early January) it will stay in session and by January 20th, it will have repealed 'Obamacare,'" Gingrich said to a loud roar, referring to the president's landmark legislation that has helped provide coverage for tens of millions of uninsured Americans. Also going under the axe would be the Dodd-Frank bill on Wall Street reform and the...
  • Carville: GOP, your real problem is Mitt

    02/10/2012 9:09:35 PM PST · by nicmarlo · 89 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/10/2012 | James Carville
    Memo to the Republican Establishment, Part II. First of all, let me apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I realize it's been 15 days since I've penned (as the Mittster would say) my last memo to you. . . . Good manners dictate that I convey my most heartfelt congratulations to you for what you did to old Newt in your aggressive ad campaign. I mean, you guys really did him in. As we say in Louisiana, you made minced meat out of that boy. You rounded up a bunch of Wall Street money and turned it over...
  • Random Thought About Lying (pic)

    01/20/2012 10:21:51 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-19-12 | Jared H. McAndersen
  • Cain: “I was falsely accused” of sexual harassment at trade group (Watch FOX News VIDEO)

    10/31/2011 9:48:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/31/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Herman Cain acted swiftly to put an end to speculation over the story about sexual-harassment claims during his tenure at the National Restaurant Association. After a few hours of confused response, Cain admitted that he had been accused, but falsely, of inappropriate conduct. He claimed that an investigation of those accusations showed at the time that they were “baseless,” and he seemed surprised by the news that the trade group settled the claims. “I hope it wasn’t for much,” Cain told Fox News, “because nothing happened”: “I have never sexually harassed anyone, but yes, I was falsely accused while I...
  • 'Herman Cain is not going to be the president of anything'(Says the Serpent head)

    10/26/2011 1:45:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorial ^ | October 26, 2011 | Andrew Malcom Political News & Commentary
    Truth is, James Carville still thinks Hillary Clinton should be president. But just out of curiousity, what does Bill Clinton's former chief political strategist think of the developing Republican field for 2012? Our pal Scott Hennen, one of the country's top conservative radio talkers, asked Carville just that. And the pair had a, uh, candid exchange: HENNEN: Obviously Herman Cain’s faring pretty well right now in the polls, and all along, quite honestly, had the most passionate supporters in this field; a nonpolitician, which has probably served him well, just as an example of the frustration of the conservative Republican...
  • Carville on 2012: "I'm worried."

    10/26/2011 10:25:22 AM PDT · by martosko · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/26/2011 | Will Rahn
    Democratic strategist James Carville, the political operative famous for guiding Bill Clinton to the White House, says he’s worried America’s economic climate could sink President Obama in 2012. “Everything worries me in this environment,” Carville told North Dakota-based radio host Scott Hennen in an interview Tuesday evening. “Nobody’s gotten elected with these kinds of numbers. So, I’m worried in the general election. I profoundly admit that.”
  • James Carville to Obama: Fire your staff

    09/16/2011 11:12:42 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 15 Sep 11 | Peter Wallsten
    President Obama needs to fire a lot of people. That’s the conclusion of longtime Democratic strategist and TV pundit James Carville, who unloaded on Obama Thursday for failing to change his White House team despite months of lagging poll numbers and stagnant economic indicators. “For God's sake,” Carville wrote on CNN’s web site , “why are we still looking at the same political and economic advisers that got us into this mess? It's not working.”
  • Carville doubles down: Obama ‘not going to win re-election on the course he’s on right now’

    09/16/2011 7:24:56 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies
    Carville doubles down: Obama ‘not going to win re-election on the course he’s on right now’ Jeff Poor - The Daily Caller 46 mins ago On Thursday, former political adviser and current CNN contributor James Carville dropped a bomb on the Obama administration, saying it was time for panic and that, on his current trajectory, President Barack Obama would not be re-elected. Later that evening on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Carville appeared from Starkville, Miss. and warned Obama again, alluding to the two special election losses — one in New York City and the other Nevada — as signs that...
  • CARVILLE: OBAMA NEEDS TO PANIC, Fire Economic Team, And Indict Bank Execs

    09/15/2011 5:38:28 PM PDT · by blam · 41 replies
    TBI ^ | 9-15-2011 | Zeke Miller
    CARVILLE: OBAMA NEEDS TO PANIC, Fire Economic Team, And Indict Bank Execs Zeke Miller Sep. 15, 2011, 7:19 PM Former Clinton advisor James Carville has some blunt advice for President Barack Obama if he wants to maintain a chance at reelection — PANIC! Carville says Obama needs to fire a lot of his staff — and drastically change his strategy. "For God's sake, why are we still looking at the same political and economic advisers that got us into this mess? It's not working," he wrote on CNN's website. While not providing specific recommendations, Carville offered some suggestions for where...
  • What should the White House do? Panic!

    09/15/2011 3:05:53 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | September 15, 2011 | James Carville
    People often ask me what advice I would give the White House about various things. Today I was mulling over election results from New York and Nevada while thinking about that very question. What should the White House do now? One word came to mind: Panic. We are far past sending out talking points. Do not attempt to dumb it down. We cannot stand any more explanations. Have you talked to any Democratic senators lately? I have. It's pretty damn clear they are not happy campers. This is what I would say to President Barack Obama: The time has come...
  • What should the White House do? Panic!

    09/14/2011 10:42:12 PM PDT · by DRey · 63 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 09/14/11 | James Carville
    People often ask me what advice I would give the White House about various things. Today I was mulling over election results from New York and Nevada while thinking about that very question. What should the White House do now? One word came to mind: Panic
  • James Carville: W.H. 'out of bounds' on jobs speech

    09/01/2011 7:29:54 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 59 replies
    politico.com ^ | 9/1/11 9:24 AM EDT | MACKENZIE WEINGER
    Democratic strategist James Carville on Thursday called the White House “out of bounds” for requesting that the president address Congress during the same night as next week’s Republican presidential debate. “I do think this is a really big debate and I think the White House was out of bounds…in trying to schedule a speech during a debate,” Carville said on “Good Morning America”. The president originally asked to present his jobs plan on the evening of Sept. 7, the same night and time as the Republican presidential debate hosted by NBC and POLITICO. The scheduling broke down into a partisan...
  • Carville on Texas Gov. Rick Perry: ‘He talks a lot and he’s not very bright’

    06/21/2011 10:50:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 135 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Jun2 21, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    On Tuesday night’s “In the Arena” on CNN, Carville gave his opinion of a potential Perry candidacy, suggesting he hoped the Texas governor runs because he wasn’t impressed with him. “I hope he runs,” Carville said. “[B]ecause anybody that talked about seccession needs to run for president. You know? That’s what we wanted to think this presidency before. And — plus, I — you know, I don’t — he talks a lot and he’s not very bright. And that’s a combination I like in Republicans.” Carville said he wanted former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to run as well, but liked...
  • James Carville As The Canary In The Coalmine

    06/07/2011 12:56:46 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | June 7, 2011 | annem040359
    The man who made famous the words, “It’s the economy stupid,” in 1992, James Carville came out yesterday that for President Barack Obama, 2012 could very well become a very rough year, and not just also for the reasons of the upcoming United States Presidential election but for reasons of possible civil unrest because of a very weak economy. From the Daily Caller:”That expression made its way into the campaign in 2008, and according to Carville, it could be the theme of the 2012 campaign as well as President Barack Obama seeks reelection. In an appearance on Monday’s “Imus in...
  • Carville: 2012 could be ‘very rough’ for Obama, says civil unrest ‘imminently possible’

    06/06/2011 11:09:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    daily caller ^ | 6/6/11 | jeff poor
    Who ever thought the saying, “It’s the economy stupid” from James Carville in 1992 would become a staple in presidential elections 20 years later? That expression made its way into the campaign in 2008 and according to Carville it could be theme of the 2012 campaign as well as President Barack Obama seeks reelection. In an appearance Monday’s “Imus in the Morning” on the Fox Business Network, the former Clinton adviser said if improvements weren’t made in gains in the unemployment picture based on the May jobs number, it could be a rough road for the president. “[L]ook, I don’t...
  • There Wont Be A Place For Arnold the Sequel To Twins

    11/20/2010 2:32:43 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-20-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    It appears director Ivan Reitman has decided to go in a different direction now that the Harry Potter movies are pretty much done... I think he should reconsider bringing Schwarzenegger in. After all, the way he bungled governing California was pretty magical.
  • Carville REFUSES to apologize over ''BALLS'' comment: VIDEO

    11/19/2010 12:09:02 PM PST · by rface · 67 replies
    WWL ^ | Friday, 19 November 2010 | Dave Cohen
    Carville told CNN, "If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he'd have two."........ Democratic Political Strategist James Carville today is refusing to apologize for comments he made about President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. From New Orleans, Carville told CNN, "If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he'd have two." Today he said, "If I offended anybody, I am not sorry and I do not apologize." Watch video of Carville on CNN link:
  • James Carville stands firm on Obama testicle bash

    11/19/2010 8:16:47 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    James Carville stands firm on Obama testicle bash By Peter Nicholas - Tribune Washington Bureau, Steve Krakauer - Mediaite 10:51 AM 11/19/2010 It was clear who James Carville supported during the 2008 Democratic primary, squarely for Sen. Hillary Clinton over Sen. Barack Obama. So how much has changed? After telling an old campaign joke, ['If Hillary gave him one of her balls, they’d both have two'], Carville went on CNN to reiterate “I’m not sorry and I don’t apologize.” Last night he called in to CNN, where the host said some were outraged. Carville told everyone to just chill: “Outraged?...
  • Dem strategists: Obama bungled 2010 (Greenberg & Carville: Hussein is still a rookie)

    11/18/2010 9:18:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/18/10 | DAVID CATANESE
    Dem strategists: Obama bungled 2010By DAVID CATANESE Updated: 11/18/10 3:01 PM EST Two former advisers to President Bill Clinton accused the Obama administration of minimizing the economic crisis and botching a narrative that could have limited Democratic losses this midterm election cycle. “The White House had the best and the brightest, but they, what would Bush say, misunderestimated, whatever the word is,” said Democratic consultant James Carville Thursday at a breakfast with reporters held by the Christian Science Monitor. Pollster Stan Greenberg said Obama downplayed “an almost Depression-like economic crisis,” by inaccurately projecting the magnitude of job losses. “They predicated...
  • Carville on Obama...

    11/18/2010 5:28:56 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | November 18, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    “If Hillary gave him one of her balls they’d both have two” Now this is funny- [Carville video clip -here-] Ever get the idea this guy doesn't like Obama? More at Reaganite Republican
  • Carville:Obama Needs A Pair(Suggests Getting 1 of Hillary's)

    11/18/2010 3:34:12 PM PST · by lbryce · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | November 18, 2010 | Patrick Gavin
    Speaking to reporters Thursday, Democratic strategist James Carville dropped this one-liner: "If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he’d have two."
  • 'Nonpartisan' VoteiQ.com -- the establishment's answer to Tea Parties? [Carville, Luntz, et al]

    11/01/2010 4:21:32 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 16 replies
    RenewAmerica.com ^ | Nov. 1, 2010 | Staff
    RenewAmerica received a mass emailing last week asking RA to publicize a new "premier nonpartisan social networking site providing civic services and connecting politicians, voters, and political causes across the U.S." The site, which is meant as sort of a politically-oriented Facebook, is called VoteiQ.com and is touted as a "groundbreaking one-stop platform that arms people with the information they need to make political choices." Ostensibly, by participating in the site's "one-stop" social networking (rather than doing their own homework as citizens), voters will become politically smart. The site's intent By all appearances, the site is the political establishment's response...
  • Predict How Popular This Book Will Be After Tuesday

    10/29/2010 11:41:03 AM PDT · by careyb · 18 replies
    Amazon ^ | 10/29/10 | Me With James Carville's Help
  • James Carville Blasts Obama (Video)

    10/24/2010 9:10:09 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 11 replies
    HAP ^ | 10/24/10 | hap
    Carville at the dailybeast innovators summit slams the Obama Adm. for not having a strategy. CARVILLE: "There problem is that they never tell anyone they have a stategy...To people it looked like the answer to everything was just spend more money...They never drove a narrative, it was like we're smart people, we have smart people around us, just trust us"
  • NY pols turn into pals for 'Al' (James Carville muslim quote)

    10/21/2010 5:48:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 20, 2010 | By SALLY GOLDENBERG and JENNIFER FERMINO
    New York's political establishment gathered last night at the Waldorf-Astoria for the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner to poke fun at everything from the midterm elections to Mayor Bloomberg's war on soda. The black-tie affair was headlined by political odd couple Mary Matalin and husband James Carville. Carville, a loyal Dem, had a laugh about the tough fight ahead for his party next month. He joked, "All those Muslim cabdrivers are now saying Obama's a Christian."
  • Carville: ‘Do or Die’ Time for Senate Dems (“Tea Party fervor” and “Rove’s Billionaire Corps)

    09/27/2010 12:49:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    NewsMax ^ | September 27, 2010 | Jim Meyers
    Political strategist James Carville says Senate Democrats face a “do-or-die” deadline and desperately need contributions to stave off a looming defeat in November. Carville voiced his concerns in an urgent fundraising e-mail he sent out on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. He is asking Democrats to donate — even $5 — to combat “Tea Party fervor” and “Karl Rove’s Billionaire Corps,” and says if the DSCC misses its fundraising goal “you can count us out in November. Harsh, but true.” Carville’s full e-mail follows: Tea Party fervor is at a fever pitch, and these races are as close...
  • Obama Kicks Nazi Butt

    09/16/2010 4:40:39 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 2 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 17, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Mein Gott... Not only is our benevolent, all-knowing/all-seeing Dear Leader fighting for social justice every day by beating-back those scheming racist TEA partiers and rounding-up fascist militias you never even knew existed... the numbers just don't lie: 1938: German Chancellor Adolf Hitler proclaims a new "1000-year Reich" run by his National Socialist Party... one sprung from the leader's vengeful racist mindset. In the event, the Nazis -in charge of all branches of government- along with millions of emotionally-driven followers lead the country over the abyss... lasting a mere twelve. They awoke a sleeping giant in the United States... and payed...