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  • VIDEO: Black Panther Threatens Student Activist for Passing Out Constitutions

    09/26/2011 9:06:31 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 56 replies ^ | Sep 23, 2011 | Brittney Morrett
    Are students that promote the black panther ideology and the Office of Diversity in league together at the University of Minnesota - Duluth (UMD)? It would would appear so in the video below. The events took place last week as one young man, Phil Cleary, handed out pocket Constitutions on campus in honor of Constitution Day. He had a table with literature promoting Youth for Western Civilization, a group dedicated to traditional values and western civilization, and engaged in students and faculty passing by. Then, the leftists showed up to heckle. The young man in the video, Blair Jordon Moses,...
  • Rep. Waters urges Obama to drop nice-guy act and fight Republicans, Tea Party

    09/22/2011 12:13:56 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 67 replies
    Rep. Waters urges Obama to drop nice-guy act and fight Republicans, Tea Party By Mike Lillis - 09/22/11 02:46 PM ET It’s time for President Obama to quit watching sports and drinking beer with his political opponents in the hope it will lead to a bipartisan agreement, Rep. Maxine Waters said Thursday. The outspoken California Democrat needs to fight harder against the GOP and Tea Party and for Democratic policy priorities, outspoken Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Thursday. “He's been very nice about it,” Waters said of Obama’s budget negotiations with Republicans. “He's been on the other side of the...
  • "Civility?" Attack Watch Colors "Attackers" Faces Blood-Red

    09/16/2011 2:51:19 PM PDT · by rightistight · 40 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/16/11 | Aurelius
    Attack Watch, a terrible George Orwellian idea to begin with, has gone from bad to horrendous. Just a few months ago, Democrats wailed that Republicans were completely responsible for a “climate of fear” that gets people killed. Of course, it wasn’t true then and it isn’t true now. Regardless, Democrats called for “civility.” Since then, there have been literally thousands of violent things that liberals have spewed, from a Facebook group that calls for the murder of Sarah Palin to union heads calling for a “war.” Now there is Attack Watch, which continues the Left’s move towards violence and chaos....
  • Perry is 'a target,' Obama aide says

    09/13/2011 5:41:52 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 15 replies
    Politico44 ^ | | 09/13/11 | MJ LEE
    David Axelrod had this to say about Rick Perry’s performance at the Republican debate Tuesday night, where he often seemed to be the focus of the other candidates: “What he learned is that when you become a frontrunner, you become a target.”
  • Axelrod: Hell No, We Won't Compromise with Republicans on the Jobs Plan

    09/13/2011 1:00:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies · 1+ views ^ | September, 13, 2011 | Guy Benson
    Republicans to the White House: Hey, not all of the president's "new" proposals are dreadful, so we'd like to play ball on some of them.  Cool?  The White House to Republicans: Pound salt, you uncompromising, unpatriotic SOB's.  Welcome to compromise, Obama campaign style:   Obama's top political adviser David Axelrod said Tuesday that the administration was unwilling to break up the president’s $447 billion jobs plan if Republicans were only receptive to passing certain elements.  "We're not in a negotiation to break up the package. It's not an a la carte menu. It's a strategy to get this country moving,”...
  • President Explains “Civil Discourse”

    09/12/2011 3:53:53 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Recent Democrat attacks in which Republicans have been called “barbarians” and “terrorists” who “must be taken out” are not offensive says President Obama. “You have to consider the source and the context,” the president maintained. “Who says something is just as important as what is said. For example, I know Joe Biden. I know his heart and mind are in the right place. If he calls someone a barbarian it is not without good reason.” “It’s a different story, though, when the speaker is on the wrong side of the great moral divide that separates us from our enemies,” Obama...
  • New video game allows players to kill Tea Partiers

    09/10/2011 9:06:01 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 25 replies
    Liberals often tout themselves as the epitome of tolerance, which makes the production of a video game entitled “Tea Party Zombies Must Die,” by StarvingEyes Advergaming, all the more confusing. In the new game, players are encouraged to shoot such Tea Party favorites as Glenn Beck, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, and many others, some of which do not exactly fit the criteria of the Tea Party movement but who appear in the game nonetheless. The Blaze reports: In a new online game created by liberals titled “Tea Party Zombies Must Die” players can live out your most vicious fantasy by...
  • Longshoreman Union Member Attacks Media - Mirror (VIDEO - Foul mouthed longshoreman)

    09/10/2011 8:11:35 AM PDT · by yoe · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 10, 2011 | Staff
    This occurred at International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU Local 21)ILWU Local 21 617 – 14th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632 Dan Coffman, President Shelly Porter, Sec.-Treas. Longshore phone: 360.423.0950 fax: 360.423.5498 email: Meeting date: 2nd Wed. each month
  • Obama's 2012 Campaign Strategy: War?

    09/06/2011 11:37:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | September 7, 2011 | Jay Clarke
    A new war that threatens to unravel American society may be brewing. The war has already been openly and publicly declared. Not by a foreign enemy or even a terrorist organization, but by members of the United States Congress. By union leaders. And by the vice president of the United States. Even while successfully implementing the most radical leftist agenda this country has ever known, Barack Obama, the Messiah of the radical, socialist left, has taken some big body blows. Frustrated, disillusioned, and angry, the liberal wing of the Democratic party is becoming unhinged day by day as they witness...
  • VIDEO: Liberals Wish Death on Perry, Palin, Bachmann on Twitter

    09/07/2011 9:05:51 AM PDT · by · 10 replies
    <p>Ever since Obama and the left called for 'civility' in political discourse, they have failed miserably at taking their own advice. Just from the past couple of days alone, the violent rhetoric coming from the left has been in high gear.</p>
  • Hoffa’s words about labor’s importance brushed off (Obama, The Hypocrite in Chief)

    09/07/2011 3:31:11 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 13 replies
    washington times ^ | 9/6/2011 | By Kara Rowland
    The White House sidestepped questions Tuesday about a labor leader’s controversial rhetoric at a Labor Day rally headlined by President Obama, dismissing the matter as “kabuki.” Press secretary Jay Carney refused to condemn Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa’s fiery remarks and pointed out that Mr. Obama was not yet on stage when Mr. Hoffa roused a crowd of union workers in Detroit by promising “war” with the tea party. “President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these sons of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong,” Mr. Hoffa said in...
  • Krauthammer condemns 'cosmic hypocrisy' of Democrats after Hoffa remarks (Video)

    09/06/2011 6:16:23 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 6, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    Teamsters President James Hoffa isn’t backing down from his Labor Day remarks, and there are very few on his side calling on him to do so. Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer says there is something to be learned from the episode. On Tuesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Krauthammer said the lack of a backlash was the latest evidence of hypocrisy from President Barack Obama’s party. “The real story is [the] cosmic hypocrisy of the Democrats,” Krauthammer said. “We had the shooting in Tucson all of a sudden that was obviously the act of a psychotic mad man…...
  • Civility Goes Out The Window

    09/06/2011 4:36:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 6, 2011 | Staff
    Incivility: Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa Jr. introduced President Obama to union hordes by declaring war on the Tea Party and offering him an army against Republicans. Why no condemnation from "The Great Uniter"? When President Obama held a rally at a sports arena in Tucson in January after a madman went on a shooting spree that maimed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and killed a federal judge and a civic-minded 9-year-old girl, he called for "more civility in our public discourse." "We should be civil because we want to live up to the example of public servants like John Roll and...
  • Liberals Create Video Game in Which Tea Partiers are Murdered

    09/06/2011 11:58:43 AM PDT · by rightistight · 60 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/6/11 | Aurelius
    The party of civility is at it again. Refusing to have a legitimate discussion on the merits of each side's economic ideology, the Left has just gone ahead and decided that Tea Partiers are zombies. And those zombies must die! Thus is the premise of the online video game "Tea Party Zombies Must Die!"... Among those that the Left wants murdered are Brit Hume, Bill O'Reilly, and Sean Hannity: Along with Glenn Beck:
  • White House Declines Comment On Union Leader’s Anti-Tea Party Rhetoric At Labor Day Rally

    09/05/2011 4:08:50 PM PDT · by penelopesire · 223 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | Sep 5, 2011 6:59pm | Mary Bruce
    Despite President Obama’s repeated claims to change the tone in Washington, the White House has no comment this afternoon on incendiary statements made by a union leader who spoke before the president at today’s Labor Day rally. Warming up the crowd before President Obama’s speech in Detroit this afternoon, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. warned the largely-union crowd that the Tea Party was waging a “war on workers” and said that, come November, they should “take these sons of bitches out.” “We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see...
  • Hoffa: “No Regrets” Over Speech Calling For Violence Against Conservatives, This Is a “War”…

    09/05/2011 6:51:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 299 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 9/5/11 | Zip
    Thug. (TPM) — Teamsters union president James Hoffa would say it all again if he could, he told TPM Monday. Hoffa riled up Fox News and the right wing Monday with a Labor Day speech in Detroit in which he called Republican members of Congress “sons of bitches” and said union workers are ready to “go to war” with the tea party next year and “take out” Republicans at the ballot box. Hoffa said he’d say the exact same words all over again. “I would because I believe it,” he said. “They’ve declared war on us. We didn’t declare war...
  • Biden At AFL-CIO Rally: "You Are The Only Folks Keeping The Barbarians From the Gates"

    09/05/2011 2:15:39 PM PDT · by DFG · 74 replies · 2+ views ^ | 09/05/11 | HotAirPundit
    The opposition is called "son of a bitches" at one Labor rally and "barbarians" at another rally. Here's an angry Joe Biden at the AFL-CIO rally in Cincinnati just a short time ago.
  • Hoffa at Obama rally: We need to take these tea party sons of bitches out

    09/05/2011 1:47:09 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 97 replies
    Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 05, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Breitbart TV, this is Labor Day the way it should be — with a guy named Hoffa threatening his political enemies while a union-stooge Democratic leader sits by and smiles. Honestly, I can’t decide how seriously to take him. On the one hand, this sort of salty tough-guy “we don’t take sh*t from no one” garbage is par for the course for labor leaders when addressing the rank and file, and all the more so when it’s the head of the Teamsters speaking. Sure, he makes $300,000 a year on the backs of his working-class constituents, but he knows...
  • Obama Declares He's 'Proud' of Hoffa--After Hoffa Declares 'War....'

    09/05/2011 11:34:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies · 1+ views
    Big Government ^ | 9/5/11 | Publius
    Videos at link
  • Just reported on Fox; Jimmy Hoffa Jr says of Republicans; "Let's take those sons-a-bitches out"

    09/05/2011 10:17:10 AM PDT · by vanilla swirl · 171 replies · 1+ views
    Fox snewz | now | me
    Obama will speak shortly at GM in Detroit about labor. Jimmy Hoffa Jr. in his introductions said about Republicans and/Tea Party; Let's take those sons-a-bitches out" That's all for now......
  • Hoffa on tea party, congressional conservatives: ‘Let’s take these sons of bitches out!’

    09/05/2011 10:57:27 AM PDT · by martosko · 180 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/05/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    While warming up a Detroit crowd for President Barack Obama’s Labor Day speech, Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. said unions need to fight a “war” against tea partiers and congressional Republicans. “President Obama, this is your army,” Hoffa said. “We are ready to march. Let’s take these sons of bitches out and take America back to where America we belong.”
  • Fox News Reports: Obama Warm Up Act Hoffa Says of Tea Party "Let's Take these SOBs Out!"

    09/05/2011 10:20:43 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 319 replies
    Just reported on Fox a Detroit rally for Obama to preview his joke of a jobs bill, Jimmy Hoffa Jr. warming up the crowd said of the GOP and the Tea Party "Let's take these sons of b-tches out!" This is a clear incitement to violence which Obama must condemn at once. If he does not, then he is a rank hypocrite accusing conservatives of incivility and incitment as part of his attempt to politicize the Gabby Giffords shooting. This is a MUCH MORE CLEAR CALL FOR VIOLENCE than anything they can pin on anyone in the Tea Party,...
  • Fineman: Dems Tell Me Campaign Will Be A "Down And Dirty" Attack

    09/01/2011 7:38:08 PM PDT · by bkopto · 48 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | Sept 1, 2011 | Staff
    "When I talk to Democrats outside and inside the White House, as I did today. What I heard was a slightly different message," Howard Fineman said on tonight's "Hardball." Fineman reveals that the Democratic strategy in 2012 for the presidential and Congressional elections will be "down and dirty." "It's not going to be a 'Morning in America' campaign, it's going to be a darkness at midnight campaign about the Republicans. it's going to be about the fact that the Republicans in Congress pushed Paul Ryan's bill Medicare, about how they pushed Cut, Cap and Balance. It's about how Republicans wanted...
  • Coaches and players violently attack youth football referee

    09/01/2011 6:08:49 PM PDT · by raybbr · 49 replies ^ | 9-1-2011 | Cameron Smith
    In one of the most disturbing youth sports incidents in recent years, coaches of a Sarasota, Florida youth football team instigated a brawl with a referee which eventually led to both the coaching staff and a player violently attacking the referee in question during a massive brawl which embroiled both teams. As reported by Sarasota Patch, quickly followed by a variety of Tampa Bay news outlets, details of the incident were first gleaned from an amateur video ofa game involving the Sarasota Gators and North Port Huskies on Saturday. The video in question was eventually turned over to the Sarasota...
  • A Violent Racist Game Claims More Victims

    09/01/2011 12:21:27 AM PDT · by neverdem · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 31, 2011 | John T. Bennett
    One man was stomped to death and another man nearly killed in a racist amusement called the "knock-out game," currently being played by black teenagers. The victims were both white, and that fact needs to be raised in our national conversation about race. PC disclaimer: only a tiny fraction of blacks play this game, and the vast majority of blacks do not condone violence of any kind. With that established, consider the facts: Half-brothers Elliott T. Murphy, 18, and Deonta "Fuss" Johnson, 16, were recently convicted of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in the heinous stomping death of 61-year-old...
  • Andre Carson: Tea party wants blacks 'hanging on a tree'

    08/31/2011 5:33:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 140 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 8/31/11 | JAKE SHERMAN
    A top lawmaker in the Congressional Black Caucus says tea partiers on Capitol Hill would like to see African Americans hanging from trees and accuses the movement of wishing for a return to the Jim Crow era. Rep. Andre Carson, a Democrat from Indiana who serves as the CBC’s chief vote counter, said at a CBC event in Miami that some in Congress would “love to see us as second-class citizens” and “some of them in Congress right now of this tea party movement would love to see you and me…hanging on a tree.” Carson also said the tea party...
  • Rep. Carson: Tea party wants to see African Americans ‘hanging on a tree’

    08/31/2011 12:25:56 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 72 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10:06 PM ET, 08/30/2011 | Felicia Sonmez
    A leading member of the Congressional Black Caucus is standing by incendiary language he used at a recent town hall when he charged that tea-party aligned members of Congress view African Americans as “second-class citizens” and would like to see them “hanging on a tree.” Rep. Andre Carson’s (D-Ind.) office confirmed that the lawmaker made the remarks at an Aug. 22 CBC Job Tour event in Miami and said that the comments were “prompted in response to frustration voiced by many in Miami and in his home district in Indianapolis regarding Congress’ inability to bolster the economy.” …
  • Even in China, Joe Biden couldn't resist using the Tea Party as a political punching-bag

    08/27/2011 10:46:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The London Daily Telegraph ^ | August 22, 2011 | Nile Gardiner
    Not content with comparing the Tea Party to “terrorists” a couple of weeks ago on Capitol Hill, the vice president has travelled all the way to China to blame the grassroots conservative movement for the humiliating Standard and Poor’s credit downgrade. In response to a question from a medical student at Sichuan University, who asked about “what measures you’re going to implement to reduce those deficits and redeem the financial strength of America”, Biden declared that it was the intransigence of the Tea Party, or “a group within the Republican Party” as he put it, that was to blame for...
  • House Dem: Tea Party is the 'real enemy'

    08/23/2011 1:45:12 PM PDT · by markomalley · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/23/11 | Alicia M. Cohn
    Democratic members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are ramping up anti-Tea Party sentiment this week, with one congresswoman calling the movement "the real enemy" in Florida on Monday night. "Let us all remember who the real enemy is. The real enemy is the Tea Party," Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) said at a Miami town hall, according to a report by the Miami Herald. "The Tea Party holds the Congress hostage. They have one goal in mind, and that's to make President Obama a one-term president." Wilson's comments follow incendiary remarks about the Tea Party from another member of the...
  • Cops: Man threw Molotov cocktail into crowd at Algonquin store

    08/22/2011 6:43:55 AM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Daily Herald ^ | 8/21/2011 | Paul Biasco
    Police say a 24-year-old man walked into an Algonquin grocery store about noon Sunday and threw a Molotov cocktail into a crowd of people, injuring one man. A 40-year-old Crystal Lake man shopping at Joe Caputo & Sons Fruit Market, 100 S. Randall Road, chased suspect Fabian J. Torres out of the store and, with the help of an off-duty Carpentersville police officer, subdued him until police arrived, according to authorities. “I was just at Caputos, it was surreal,” said Thom Petrowski, who was with his wife and 5-year-old son. “I’m standing in the deli department and I looked up...
  • Sunday Action Item: Can you please leave a comment on the YouTube video mocking Trig Palin?

    08/21/2011 12:56:18 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 19 replies
    Hillbuzz ^ | 8/21/11 | Kevin DuJan
    Here in Boystown, the gay talk show “Only@Brunch” recently mocked special needs, Down Syndrome toddler Trig Palin in the pilot episode of the latest “Downtown Cupid” production from Jared Hall. Because of the attention shined on this attack on a special needs child by catty gay men, Hall has released a statement agreeing the mocking of Trig Palin on “Only@Brunch” was indeed tasteless and unjustified. I, however, don’t feel Hall has explained himself well enough, because it remains a mystery why he chose to air this episode with the inclusion of the attack on Trig Palin. When taping anything...
  • Jobless give area Congresswomen an earful in Inglewood (tells Tea Party to got to hell)

    08/21/2011 7:39:58 AM PDT · by reagandemocrat · 51 replies
    aily Breeze ^ | August 21, 2011 | Josh Grossberg Staff Writer
    Still, she saved her sharpest barb for conservatives, especially the populist Tea Party, which helped Republicans take control of the House of Representatives in the November elections. Waters blamed the group for making things worse for working people. "As far as I'm concerned, the Tea Party can go straight to hell," she said. "And I'm gonna tell them how to get there
  • Maxine Waters: 'The tea party can go straight to hell'

    08/21/2011 9:46:11 AM PDT · by matthewreporter · 59 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/21/2011 | Jeff Poor
    So much for dialing back the rhetoric, right? On Saturday in Inglewood, Calif., California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters had some harsh words for the tea party. “I’m not afraid of anybody,” Waters told constituents in footage that appeared on ABC affiliate KCAL in Los Angeles. “This is a tough game. You can’t be intimidated. You can’t be frightened. And as far as I’m concerned — the tea party can go straight to hell.”
  • Rep. Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell'

    08/21/2011 12:13:25 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 113 replies
    LATimes ^ | August 21, 2011
    Rep. Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell' August 20, 2011 Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) came out swinging against Republicans in Congress on Saturday as she addressed the unemployed during a forum in Inglewood. The event occurred a day after new statistics were released showing that California's jobless rate last month went up to 12%, from 11.8%. California now has the second-highest rate of unemployment in the nation, trailing only Nevada at 12.9%, and its jobless rate is well above the U.S. average of 9.1%. Waters vowed to push Congress to focus on creating more jobs....
  • Politico Stands Behind Its “Biden Terrorist” Story

    08/19/2011 5:10:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | Aug 19th 2011 | Ron Futrell
    Oh…if you didn’t think this was an interesting story before, you can certainly see it now.Two weeks ago Politico reported that vice president Joe Biden said tea party Republicans “acted like terrorists” in the debt talks. Since then, the activist old media has been relatively silent on the story.This is a big ‘effing deal.This White House, that preached civility, has shown it can be brutal and viscous towards average citizens. President Obama has called Republicans his “enemies” and suggested his supporters take guns to a knife fight. Representatives of the administration have suggested they “destroy” and “kill” Mitt Romney and...
  • Union Thugs? No Kidding

    08/18/2011 11:34:36 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 27 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 17 Aug 2011 | Editorial
    Unions: An Ohio contractor was wounded by gunfire Wednesday by a shadowy man vandalizing his SUV with union threats. Where's Washington's outrage at such lawlessness? Had King Electrical Services owner John King been shot by, say, a Tea Partyer, there'd be no end to the public pontificating from Washington's politicians and media commentators about their rhetoric or protests inciting violence. It's quite a different story for the Lambertville, Mich., contractor who woke up in the dead of night a week ago found a silhouetted figure on his driveway spraying "SCAB" on the side of his vehicle. The figure fired a...
  • Ohio Business Owner Shot For Being Non-Union, Police Investigating

    08/16/2011 6:52:44 PM PDT · by Minus_The_Bear · 95 replies
    With around 25 employees, John King owns one of the largest non-union electrical contracting businesses in the Toledo, Ohio area. As a non-union contractor, his business happens to be doing well at a time when unions in the construction industry are suffering. This, it seems, has made the usual animosity unions have for him even greater, making him a prime target of union thugs. So much so, that one of them tried to kill him last week at his home. John King didn’t plan on being an enemy of unions. In fact, he says all he’s ever wanted to...
  • Union Rep Declares “Open Season” on “Managers and Scabs”

    08/16/2011 6:26:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8/16/11 | MRC TV
    As the CWA picketing of Verizon continues it seems some of the union leadership is becoming more and more unhinged. Apparently one member of the union leadership went so far as to instruct his members, by way of publicly accessible telephone hotline, that it is now “open season” on “managers and scabs”. The thug went on to say that union members should “follow them” and “torture them, torture them with chants and noise”. (h/t Moon Bat Tracker) Th
  • The Summer of Love? Fear and Loathing in the Heartland

    08/08/2011 12:20:25 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 9 replies · 3+ views
    The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | August 8, 2011 | Daniel J. Kelley
    Given the fact that so many Illinois residents visit the State Fairgrounds in West Allis, one would think that a riot on the opening night of the fair in which a gang of youths, estimated to be composed of one hundred or more young black males, terrorized fairgoers along the carnival midway and outside of the fair gates would be newsworthy, but you would be mistaken. Searching through the two major Chicago newspapers, the story appeared to have either gone unreported or it was buried. What makes this media blackout more suspect is the fact that the Chicago media has...
  • Tea Party, terrorists, pedophiles -- & the new civility

    08/08/2011 12:50:29 PM PDT · by SmithL · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/8/11 | Debra J. Saunders, Token Conservative
    Last week, Jonah Goldberg wrote a fine rant against liberals who call for more civility one moment, then compare the Tea Party to -- well, not Nazis, now they compare the right to terrorists. Tom Friedman -- who knows a bit about Hezbollah -- calls the tea partiers the "Hezbollah faction" of the GOP bent on taking the country on a "suicide mission." All over the place, conservative Republicans are "hostage takers" and "terrorists," "terrorists" and "traitors." They want to "end life as we know it on this planet," says Nancy Pelosi. They are betraying the Founders, too. Chris Matthews...
  • (WI) Scare at State Fair: witnesses describe mobs, including some claiming racially-charged attacks

    08/05/2011 5:12:57 AM PDT · by sbMKE · 256 replies
    WTMJ-4 Milwaukee ^ | 8/3/2011 | By Jay Sorgi and the WTMJ News Team
    WEST ALLIS - Witnesses tell Newsradio 620 WTMJ and TODAY'S TMJ4 of a mob of young people attacking innocent fair-goers at the end of the opening night of State Fair, with some callers claiming a racially-charged scene. Milwaukee Police confirmed there were assaults outside the fair. Witnesses' accounts claim everything from dozens to hundreds of young black people beating white people as they left State Fair Thursday night. "It looked like they were just going after white guys, white people," said Norb Roffers of Wind Lake in an interview with Newsradio 620 WTMJ. He left the State Fair Entrance near...
  • Giffords, the debt ceiling, and left-wing hypocrisy

    08/04/2011 2:36:53 PM PDT · by tysonbam · 16 replies
    The Battalion ^ | 08.04.2011 | Taylor Wolken
    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords returned to Washington, D.C. Monday, seven months after her tragic attack to cast her vote in favor of raising the debt ceiling. Her timing couldn't be better to unveil the absolutely relentless hypocrisy of left-wing media and politics. The vicious attack on Giffords sparked a whirlwind of criticism over the violent rhetoric of the right in which the media castigated the tea party for its tone. Sarah Palin was criticized relentlessly over a map depicting crosshairs over vulnerable democrats, similar to the DNC's use of targets on Republicans. Most heinously, Giffords' attacker, Jared Loughner, was assumed by...
  • Extremism In The Defense Of Liberty

    08/03/2011 6:22:29 PM PDT · by Neoavatara · 7 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | August 3, 2011 | Neoavatara
    The names that conservatives have been called over the last few weeks, culminating in the last few days, would be shocking, if you expected anything more from liberals. I don't. Never have, never will. We have been called terrorists, jihadists, racists, extortionists, bigots, hostage takers, suicide bombers. I can go on and on. Even our Vice President, Joe Biden, jumped into the fray. It is reported that he said, in support of another Democrat's statement, that the Republicans "...acted like terrorists." He denies he used the word 'terrorist', but even if he agreed with the statement, he looks foolish. Ironic,...
  • Open Letter to Vice President Biden from a Delaware TEA Party Leader

    08/03/2011 12:54:06 PM PDT · by DEConservative · 15 replies
    DEConservative Blog ^ | 8/3/2011 | Evan Queitsch
    Dear Vice President Biden: I wanted to introduce myself to you. My name is Evan Queitsch and I am a member of the TEA Party in Delaware. I know that you served as one of Delaware’s two U.S. Senators for 36 years. You have become a figure head for the State and our state is often looked at with you as its poster child. I know that you have raised your family here, including a son who has become Delaware’s Attorney General. I have not agreed with your positions very often and some of your comments have been embarrassing (“Stand...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Where's the Civility? The Vice President Calls Us "Terrorists"

    08/02/2011 3:24:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 2, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Let's go back to January 12th of this year, Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona, this is Barack Obama at the Together We Thrive Tucson and America event. It was a campaign rally for Obama, ostensibly a memorial for Gabrielle Giffords, to pay tribute to her, and this is among the things that Obama had to say. OBAMA: At a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized, at a time when we are far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who happen to think differently...
  • To Hell with You People

    08/02/2011 11:34:08 AM PDT · by freespirited · 133 replies
    NRO ^ | 08/02/11 | Jonah Goldberg
    Look, I am past exhausted talking about liberal media bias. It’s real, we all know it, and people who deny it aren’t even fooling themselves. But some things just have to be pointed out. This morning I watched the first 15 minutes of the Today Show. I don’t particularly love or even like the program, but I find it useful to see what the producers think is the big news of the day. And sometimes Chuck Todd is on, and I like him. If I sound defensive about watching the show it’s only because I am. Anyway, the first ten...
  • Deal Reached: Progressive Hostage Metaphors Hardest Hit

    07/30/2011 9:31:20 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 55 replies ^ | July 30 2011 | john
    ABC has word that the deal is still tentative, but here is the outline: Debt ceiling increase of up to $2.8 trillion Spending cuts of roughly $1 trillion Instead of Harry Reid’s bogus war savings, a commission will be appointed to recommend cuts totaling $1.8 trillion, thereby equaling the amount of the debt ceiling increase. That’s certainly an improvement over the Reid plan if the other cuts actually happen. I have my doubts whether the Democrats will follow through or simply use what they’ve already agreed to to demagogue the issue some more. So the bottom line is that both...
  • Democrats Call Conservatives Hostage Takers, Villains, Terrorists -(remember O's civility speech?)

    07/29/2011 3:39:27 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 7 replies ^ | 7/29/11 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So this Politico piece. Maybe it's an opinion piece. I said it was a news story, because it's bylined. But it may well be a column. The headline is "The Tea Party's Terrorist Tactics." Before I get to this, let me show you what a coordinated thing this is. We have a media montage of Democrats (no media in here) talking about the Tea Party. Listen. STENY HOYER: (rotunda noise) The Republicans are holding hostage the credit of the United States of America. DEBBIE "BLABBERMOUTH" SCHULTZ: ...our Republican colleagues to hold our economy hostage. DINGY HARRY: The...
  • Pelosi: GOP Connecting Debt Limit to Reducing Deficit ‘Appalling’

    07/29/2011 2:24:00 PM PDT · by Justaham · 38 replies ^ | Nicholas Ballasy
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that House Republicans should not be connecting an increase to the debt limit to reducing the nation’s current $1.5 trillion deficit. “Over 30 times we have lifted the debt ceiling since President Reagan was president. Over 30 times, not one time did we subject a president to this burden of saying you can’t – we won’t lift it unless we reduce the deficit,” said Pelosi on Wednesday at a Capitol Hill press conference celebrating the 46th anniversary of Medicare being signed into law. “Of course we will reduce the deficit but it should...
  • Reid: ‘Extremists Have Locked Down This Congress’

    07/29/2011 2:21:25 PM PDT · by Justaham · 56 replies ^ | 7-29-11 | Fred Lucas
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he would never agree to a debt ceiling deal that would require another vote before the end of 2012, and blamed “extremists” from blocking a deal now. A reporter asked Reid Friday if he would be open to a compromise allowing another vote before the end of 2012.“No, no, no. We cannot be in this battle all the time,” Reid said. “Right now the extremists have locked down this Congress,” Reid continued. “We’re doing nothing. The extremists have locked down the White House. They’re not able to do their work. The country is...