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  • Avoid Windows 8!

    11/01/2012 10:37:06 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 65 replies
    11/01/2012 | Redmond Barry
    Avoid Windows 8! I had the trial version and purchased the upgrade on line, After an entire day trying to find problems, I finally got it working. Then today, I was doing a search on Bing and Windows started to place a B when ?I typed a letter. And added an h before selected words. I rebooted thinking it was a short cut error. Now I can't log in! When I type my password, it puts the CAPS LOCK on when I type the number 1. And I cannot undo it, What a POS operating system.
  • Why are Conservatives so insecure?

    11/01/2012 7:34:16 AM PDT · by freedomrings69 · 59 replies
    today | self/vanity
    Everyone is so afraid that pictures of Obama riding around New Jersey for a few minutes with Chris Christy are going to throw the election to Obama. Four years of awful governance gets put aside for a ride around storm damage and a promise to throw money (ours) at storm victims? Is it really that bad? Is our position that tenuous?
  • Now is the Time to Start Following Politics

    11/01/2012 2:06:00 AM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case] · 1 replies
    MSMB ^ | October 31, 2012 | Rob W. Case
    At the time of this article, we have less than a week before we decide to continue our current path as a nation, or choose a different one. In America, there are many people who simply do not follow politics, and as such, those people are left with an epic struggle of responsibly choosing their next candidate. Their struggle is mired in choosing their candidate based on what the media says, what campaign ads say, and who their friends and family are voting for. Yet, apart from the “noise” of these overwhelming influences is a very real and very harsh...
  • Colin Powell Outed As A Friend Of Farrakhan Photographic Proof

    10/31/2012 8:35:38 PM PDT · by OneVike · 37 replies
    GATE ^ | 10/31/12 | Chuck Wolk
    While these photos of Powell and Farrakhan were taken at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica's independence, I cannot help but wonder what the left would do if these photos where of Rush Limbaugh and David Duke while they attended Missouri's celebration of statehood. I know what the MSM and those on the left who hate conservatives would say. They would have the picture on most newspapers and if there was video you know that MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, and the alphabet networks would all begin their nightly news with it. The storyline would be how they always...
  • Obama running TV ads in CT

    10/31/2012 7:32:11 PM PDT · by matt04 · 3 replies
    In the last tow days I have seen at least 3 TV ads from the Obama campaign air in various local and national networks in CT. Also, more and more SuperPAC ads for Chris Murphy. According to RCP it is O52 R42 in CT.
  • Intrade presidential election markets -- Obama ahead even in the popular vote?

    10/30/2012 2:36:05 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 56 replies
    vanity | October 30, 2012 | me
    It's tough to be objective in forecasting the presidential election, but based on the polls I have read about, I think Romney has a close to 50% change of winning. Intrade currently estimates Obama has a 63% chance of winning the election and a 62% chance of winning the popular vote by 0.5% or more. The popular vote market surprises me. Romney is slightly ahead in most national polls. I don't want to be paranoid, but are people trying to manipulate the Intrade market to demoralize Republicans?
  • Survival in New York City

    10/30/2012 7:23:16 AM PDT · by GeronL · 28 replies
    Associated Posers ^ | 10-30-2012 | geronl
    Semi-satire, er, educational fiction (Associated Posers)- NEW YORK CITY, New York – Rodney Jackson sits in his darkened Queens apartment, huddled in blankets, listening to a portable radio given to him by a friend. He says his food supply and patience is wearing thin. The first floor of his building has a few feet of standing water. “I have done everything I was supposed to” he says “I don't think this is how it's supposed to be” His kitchen counter is littered with opened food cans and boxes, no chance to take out the trash and recycling with the storm...
  • ARG Poll: Romney Gets Ahead of Obama [48%R and 47%O: Women 51%R and 52%O]

    10/29/2012 9:07:00 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    American Research Group ^ | October 29, 2012
    Colorado Interview dates: October 25-28, 2012 Sample size: 600 likely voters Margin of error: ± 4 percentage points, 95% of the time Question wording and responses: If the general election were being held today between Barack Obama for president and Joe Biden for vice president, the Democrats, and Mitt Romney for president and Paul Ryan for vice president, the Republicans, for whom would you vote - Obama and Biden or Romney and Ryan (names rotated), or someone else? Colorado Obama Romney Other Undecided Likely voters 47% 48% 1% 4% Democrats (33%) 90% 7% - 3% Republicans (35%) 4% 93% -...
  • Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama: The Queens of Washington [Is This Parody?]

    10/29/2012 5:58:18 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 5 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | October 29, 2012 | Zoe Brennan
    Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama: The Queens of Washington Michelle Obama is the most popular woman in America, and Hillary Clinton’s standing has never been higher. So with the Democrats’ lead among female voters beginning to falter, should the party be exploiting its two greatest assets, asks Zoe Brennan. By Zoe Brennan 29 Oct 2012 Her long hair drawn back into a soignée French knot, the Secretary of State is tackling questions on Libya at the State Department in Washington DC. Dressed in a sharp navy suit, she speaks with authority, displaying an absolute command of the facts. At 65...
  • NO on PROP 30: Gas, Food, and Health Care To Go Up and Now Socked By 1/4% Sales Tax Increase!]

    10/28/2012 9:02:43 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 2 replies
    October 28, 2012
    California is reeling from double-digit unemployment, and by all predictions, gas, food, and health care costs are supposed to rise in 2013 and Governor Moonbeam and the Teacher's Unions want to sock Californians with yet another 1/4% Sales Tax increase on everything we buy. The educational establishment has gotten billions of dollars through bonds and lottery funds over the years and its all gone into a Dark Hole. CA now ranks 47 in the nation and teachers and principals score large six figure incomes and pensions. Enough is enough. And of course YES on 32. No more can we have...
  • Latest drawing "The Vigilant"

    10/28/2012 7:50:50 PM PDT · by freemike · 15 replies
    Just sharing updates to my art blog. Hope you like my latest drawing that I just completed titled "The Vigilant" You can see it at the link to my little artblog
  • Road to Montellier: Final Countdown

    10/28/2012 6:45:33 PM PDT · by GeronL · 2 replies
    Did you guys know there was a world breakdancing (b-boying??) tournament? The championship is Nov 17 in Montpellier FRANCE. (lolz) The Road to Montpellier: The Final Countdown With only three weeks to go, the biggest b-boy event on the planet is almost upon us again! The 2012 Braun Battle of the Year looks set to be bigger than ever and takes place on November 17 in Montpellier at the Parkes & Suites Arena. Almost 20 Crews from around the globe – from India to Japan, from Morocco to Korea – have already qualified and are preparing to compete on the...
  • Postpone Election, Mayor Demands

    10/28/2012 4:08:03 PM PDT · by GeronL · 8 replies
    Associated Posers ^ | 10-28-2012 | geronl
    (Associated Posers) – Richport, Maine – Although far outside of any danger zone from hurricane Sandy the incumbent mayor of Richport, Rodney Johnstone, is calling for elections to be post-poned for several weeks. “We will be getting heavy rains, possibly hail, for days. Roads will be flooded, trees will be down. People will not be able to reach polling locations”. The mayor is polling several points behind challenger Henry Morgan who is already confident of a victory. He says the mayor's call for delaying the election is “a ridiculous attempt to buy time”. Sandy, which is barely a hurricane won't...
  • Our tough Commander-in-Chief, breaking into TV shows over Hurricane Sanday

    10/28/2012 11:59:09 AM PDT · by RushIsTheMan · 11 replies
    10/28/2012 | Me
    He's trying to come off as so in charge. The fool can't find his way to a microphone to explain why four Americans died under his watch, yet for Sandy, he's saying, "No red tape. Whatever the states need, just let us know, blah, blah, blah..." Too bad he didn't show this kind of leadership back on 9/11. He cut into Chris Wallace's show too, jerk.
  • What Was President Obama Doing Tuesday Evening, September 11?

    10/28/2012 10:15:38 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 22 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 28, 2012
    What Was President Obama Doing Tuesday Evening, September 11 OCT 28, 2012 • BY WILLIAM KRISTOL While Americans were under assault in Benghazi? Which of his national security team did he meet with, whom did he speak with, what directives did he issue? So far, the White House won't say. But we do know one thing the president found time to do that evening: He placed a call to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in order to defuse a controversy about President Obama's refusal to meet with Netanyahu two weeks later at the U.N. General Assembly, and, according to the...
  • Interesting Twitter Debate with "Concerned" GOPer (he says)

    10/27/2012 2:47:59 PM PDT · by LS · 22 replies
    self/twitter | 10/27/2012 | LS
    Ok, so here is the latest explanation (this from a self described Romney voter who is "concerned") for the EV numbers. You can't measure D/R because of all the "unaffiliated" voters in OH. If a voter doesn't vote in the previous primary he is labeled "unaffiliated" in the next election. Supposedly, this means that 30% more Ds will come out of the woodwork as "unaffiliated." First, while the D primary was boring, people don't come out for a reason. They MAY be bored, but they also might not like where the party is heading. Second, the crash we've seen in...
  • Desperate Obama campaign send 4 emails in one day

    10/27/2012 2:19:24 PM PDT · by matt04 · 9 replies
    Obama Campaign
    On Thursday, October 25, 2012 the Obama campaign sent 4 emails to me between 12:25 PM and 10:55 PM. Here they are:
  • This Ad Needs 24/7 Air Time in OH. Get The "Union Men" in OH To Believe in America

    10/27/2012 2:10:26 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 4 replies
  • Admiral: “We didn’t have sufficient intelligence to commit more forces”

    10/27/2012 10:15:34 AM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies
    Alternate History | 10/27/12
    WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 10, 1942 – Following the disaster at Midway Island last week, Admiral Chester Nimitz, Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, spoke today with reporters to answer questions about the U.S. defeat. “We thought the Japanese might be moving on Midway,” Nimitz said, “But our intelligence was incomplete and the president and top officers decided not to risk too many of our forces in investigating what might have been a dangerous situation about which we knew too little.” Nimitz explained that although some analysts urged the president to send three aircraft carriers and escort ships to scout...
  • What’s Going On In Ohio? [Nationally Romney Leads By 18 Among Men But Only By 6-9 Points In Ohio?]

    10/27/2012 9:20:39 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 45 replies
    ABCNewsBlog ^ | October 27, 2012 | Amy Walter
    What’s Going On In Ohio? By Amy Walter Oct 26, 2012 Or, why does Obama continue to hold a small lead in that state while national polls have the race a dead heat. The three most recent Ohio polls (CNN, Time, and CBS/Quinnipiac) show President Obama with a lead of 4-5 points. Meanwhile, the latest ABC/Washington Post national tracking poll has the race a dead heat, with Romney at 49 percent and Obama at 48 percent. How is that possible? Three things: Democrats, white voters, and men. 1) The Democratic advantage in the Ohio polls is anywhere from 3-9 points...