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  • Cop who pepper sprayed students and got fired seeks workers comp and claims psychiatric injury

    07/26/2013 8:10:30 AM PDT · by steelhead_trout · 16 replies
    CBS News ^ | 7/26/13
    The former police officer who pepper-sprayed students during an Occupy protest at the University of California, Davis is appealing for worker's compensation, claiming he suffered psychiatric injury from the 2011 incident.
  • Operation Cojones. Gayle Nyberg's excellent idea -- send John Boehner some balls.

    02/12/2012 9:59:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/12/12 | Dutchman6
    Folks, I received the email below from Gayle Nyberg, the designer and seamstress of the first Three Percent flag. It is an outstanding idea, and one I hope will be duplicated far beyond the readership of this little blog. Fellow Patriots, So simple everyone can easily get behind this project. If you are as disappointed in John Boehner as Speaker of House as we are, I hope you will jump aboard this campaign to let him know how we feel about his gutless performance. Operation Cajones involves printing the attached letter. Sign and send that letter along with a pair...
  • Breaking: White House Backs Down, Obama Will Address Congress Night After GOP Debate

  • Boehner rejects Obama’s request to address Congress

    08/31/2011 1:39:42 PM PDT · by TSgt · 220 replies · 2+ views
    netrightdaily.com ^ | 8/31/2011 | netrightdaily.com
    Speaker John Boehner has rejected Obama’s request to address a joint session of Congress on September 7th to discuss his jobs plan. Boehner has asked that Obama consider the following night instead. According to Politico, Boehner said in a letter to Obama that Sept. 8th would be better “so we can ensure there will be no parliamentary or logistical impediments that might detract from your remarks.” It is important to note that on September 7, the GOP Presidential candidates will have a debate that is sponsored by NBC and Politico that will air on MSNBC. NBC and Politico announced earlier...
  • Sorry. Gotta say it. Sure is a lot of whining around here about Trump.

    04/19/2011 8:27:16 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 78 replies
    (vanity)
    OK someone has to say it. QUIT WHINING. There. Thanks. Now please if you will allow me to point out a small fact: Today. One Sean Hannity. SARAH PALIN, complimented Donald Trump quite clearly for being bold and honest.
  • DRAFT SCOTT WALKER 2012?

    02/21/2011 6:48:37 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 61 replies
    (vanity)
    OK it's got to be said: THAT'S THE WAY YOU DO IT.
  • Sarah Palin Has Balls -- Big, Plushy, Pink Ones [Quirky toymaker sells "Sarah's Talking Cojones"]

    10/18/2010 5:22:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    AOL News ^ | October 18, 2010
    (Oct. 18) -- Sarah Palin recently expressed her desire for President Barack Obama to grow a pair of "cojones." Now, one quirky toy company is making sure the outspoken politician has a portable pair of her own. In August, Palin made an appearance on "Fox News Sunday" and said that, compared to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, she didn't think Obama had "the cojones" to effectively deal with illegal immigration issues. While her sassy statement may have angered some Americans, it inspired Emil Vicale, a Connecticut toymaker who runs HeroBuilders.com, a company that specializes in novelty political toys and personalized action...
  • Paladino Calls Out Cuomo's "Cojones"

    09/20/2010 11:13:41 AM PDT · by Puppage · 11 replies
    nbcnewyork.com ^ | 9/20/2010 | Puppage
    The gloves have never really been "on" for Tea Party darling Carl Paladino, but now he's really hitting below the belt in the fight to be governor of the Empire State. The New York Republican Gubernatorial nominee sent a letter to his Democratic rival, Andrew Cuomo, accusing him of having "no cojones." Paladino makes the claim while trying to goad Cuomo into an open debate with him. "It's difficult to understand why you, a polished veteran campaigner, scion of a political dynasty and king-designate, would fear a simple businessman from Buffalo, who candidly has never been in a debate in...
  • Palin to Obama on Ground Zero Mosque: "This Is Not Above Your Pay Grade"

    08/14/2010 5:20:01 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies
    Palin to Obama on Ground Zero Mosque: "This Is Not Above Your Pay Grade" BY John McCormack August 14, 2010 6:58 PM Sarah Palin responds to the president's comments on the Ground Zero mosque: Mr. President, should they or should they not build a mosque steps away from where radical Islamists killed 3000 people? Please tell us your position. We all know that they have the right to do it, but should they? And, no, this is not above your pay grade. If those who wish to build this Ground Zero mosque are sincerely interested in encouraging positive "cross-cultural engagement"...
  • (Video) Sarah Palin On Hannity Wednesday August 4th

    08/03/2010 7:13:11 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 5 replies · 137+ views
    Fox News Video Promo of Sarah Palin On Hannity Wednesday August 4th
  • Rove is such a Wuss!

    08/02/2010 6:24:35 AM PDT · by spacejunkie01 · 151 replies · 19+ views
    8/2/2010 | vanity
    He's on with Hemmer/Martha and he thinks Palin was out of line using 'cojones' to describe what's needed and what the AZ gov has and Obama doesn't! Rove stinks. And his amnesty push does too.
  • Palin says Obama lacks 'cojones,' but she lacks real courage (Lib defends/trashes effeminate Obama)

    08/02/2010 5:32:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 82 replies · 8+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/2/10 | Mike Lupica
    So this is where we are in America, a year and a half into an administration, Barack Obama's, that was going to make us feel better about everything: The President thinks he can prop himself up by yukking it up on "The View." And Sarah Palin - a hypocrite of the absolute highest rank - goes after him a few days later saying thathe doesn't have the necessary "cojones." Like hers, apparently.
  • The Ethics Election

    08/02/2010 5:04:56 AM PDT · by Ancient Drive · 1 replies · 1+ views
    FrontPageMag ^ | August 2, 2010 | Posted By B.J. Bethel
    Four years ago, Democrats swept to Congressional majorities on an anti-corruption platform and a ringing promise to “drain the swamp” of Washington politics. But as the midterm elections near, the promise looks increasingly hollow. Prominent cases of corruption in Democratic ranks reveal a party mired in the very ethical morass it once promised mop up. The most notorious example of Democratic corruption – and the most worrying for party heads and spin-meisters as the campaign season starts – is of course Rep. Charlie Rangel. The embattled Harlem congressman spent last Thursday negotiating 13 charges levied against him by a House...
  • Palin Has Some Pointed Words for Obama

    08/01/2010 7:29:14 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 37 replies · 7+ views
    NEW YORK TIMES - THE CAUCUS ^ | 01 AUGUST 2010 | M. AMEDEO TUMOLILLO
    Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska could have chosen courage, boldness, guts or even lion-heartedness as a yardstick to compare the immigration stances of President Obama and Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona. But the former vice presidential candidate instead went with a much more pointed term on Sunday. “Jan Brewer has the cojones that our president does not have to look out for all Americans, not just Arizonans, but all Americans in this desire of ours to secure our borders and allow legal immigration to help build this country,” Ms. Palin said on Fox News Sunday.
  • DID SARAH PALIN REALLY SAY THE 'C' WORD? (Cajones)

    08/01/2010 10:56:39 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 130 replies · 15+ views
    WebToday ^ | 8-1-10 | WebToday
    I'm not sure if we can believe anything in The Washington Post but this one needs mentioning even if they fabricated the story since it has to do with actually making Sarah Palin look good. What's wrong with this picture? Since when would the WaPo want to make a conservative like Palin look good under any circumstances? Nonetheless, Matt DeLong of the Washington Post quoted Sarah Palin as saying Barack Obama lacks 'the cojones' to tackle immigration. Here's the exact quote, copied and pasted from the WaPo story: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Sunday that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer...
  • Norah O'Donnell: Have The Republicans 'Lost Their Cojones?'

    01/21/2009 1:25:11 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 50 replies · 1,517+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Norah O'Donnell just mocked the manhood of the Senate Republicans. The MSNBC host was discussing with Tucker Carlson the way that, while making noises about wanting more financial disclosure about donations to Bill Clinton's foundation, Republicans have announced their intention to vote for Hillary's confirmation as Secretary of State nonetheless. O'Donnell wondered out loud whether the Republicans "have kind of lost their cojones." View video here.
  • Libs attacking ME! Internet posted satire images in the courts! My OPUS. TM Registered.

    08/03/2007 11:54:49 AM PDT · by Registered · 101 replies · 4,058+ views
    RegisteredMedia ^ | 08.03.07 | Registered
    Many of you are familiar with the images I have created. For those of you that might not be that familiar you can see a gallery of images at www.registeredmedia.com/gallery and an overview of some of the many images that have made it into the mainstream. Since 1998 I have been expressing my political point of view mostly through the graphics I have created in the form of parody and satire. Many have been created from the direct suggestions by many of the readers of various conservative websites (including this one) and emails from people all over the world. I...
  • Mexico's Calderon gains points for drug war grit

    01/29/2007 6:37:06 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 438+ views
    Reuters ^ | 29 Jan 2007 | Greg Brosnan
    MEXICO CITY, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon's military offensive against ruthless drug cartels has calmed a surge in violence and won him support from many who until now saw him as a bookish, even nerdy technocrat. In the two months since he took office, Calderon has sent thousands of troops into trafficking strongholds where police had feared to go in order to bring down escalating drug violence. He struck a major blow on Jan 19 by extraditing four major traffickers to face trial in U.S. courts. Calderon got a boost from widely published photographs of Gulf cartel...
  • Peru president proposes referendum to introduce death penalty for terrorists

    01/12/2007 8:05:53 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 8 replies · 373+ views
    The Jurist ^ | 12 Jan 2007 | Michael Sung
    Peruvian president Alan Garcia Thursday proposed a national referendum [press release, in Spanish] on introducing capital punishment for convicted terrorists after a legislative proposal to that effect was defeated 49-26 in the Peruvian Congress [official website] on Wednesday. Garcia described the defeat as one contrary to the will of the Peruvian people, and "[it was his] duty to fulfill what [he has] promised... in [his election] campaign." Political observers believe that Congress is unlikely to support the referendum proposal, which itself requires the approval of Congress. Congressional opposition to the proposal cite the American Convention on Human Rights [text], which...
  • 3,000 soldiers, federal police to fight drug crime in Mexican border city of Tijuana

    01/03/2007 3:05:03 AM PST · by onyx · 21 replies · 652+ views
    signonsandiego ^ | 12-2-07 | By Luis Perez
    TIJUANA, Mexico – Mexico is sending more than 3,000 soldiers and federal police officers to fight drug gangs in the violent border city of Tijuana, the latest offensive by President Felipe Calderon who has vowed to crack down on organized crime. The force, backed by 28 boats, 21 planes and nine helicopters, will hunt down suspected traffickers, patrol the coast and man checkpoints in a city that is a popular smuggling route for cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana entering the United States, Interior Secretary Francisco Ramirez Acuna said at a news conference Tuesday in Mexico City. “We will carry out all...
  • Muslim Leaders Assail Pope’s Speech on Islam

    09/14/2006 1:05:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 160 replies · 3,560+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 14, 2006 | IAN FISHER
    ROME, Sept. 14 — As Pope Benedict XVI arrived back home from Germany, Muslim leaders strongly criticized a speech he gave on his trip that used unflattering language about Islam and violence. Some of the strongest words came from Turkey, possibly putting in jeopardy Benedict’s scheduled visit there in November. “I do not think any good will come from the visit to the Muslim world of a person who has such ideas about Islam’s prophet,” Ali Bardakoglu, a cleric who is head of the Turkish government’s directorate of religious affairs, said in a television interview there. “He should first of...
  • Jethro Tull's soloist: Show must go on

    08/10/2006 9:07:57 PM PDT · by StuLongIsland · 109 replies · 1,961+ views
    Ynetnews.com / culture section ^ | 08.09.06, 09:41 | Ynet
    Jethro Tull's soloist: Show must go on Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull's soloist and flutist, is still planning to come to Israel. 'I don’t think any of us should succumb to terror, I am afraid of coming to Israel but I am also afraid to cross the street' Sagie Ben Nun Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull's soloist and flutist since 1967, is due to appear in Israel on October 16th, 2006 for the fifth time. Anderson will be playing in concert with the Raanana Symphony Orchestra set to take place at the city's famed amphitheatre. As of now, it doesn’t appear as...
  • Senate Adopts "Exit Strategy From Reality (Mark Steyn On The Deliberative Corpse Alert)

    11/20/2005 4:00:38 AM PST · by goldstategop · 55 replies · 2,049+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 11/20/05 | Mark Steyn
    A busy time in the U.S. Senate, the "world's greatest deliberative body." Judging from the 2006 conference report, the Senate subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education -- Chairman Arlen Specter (R), ranking member Tom Harkin (D) -- has been deliberating especially hard: "Sec. 221. (a) The Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center Building (Building 21) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hereby renamed as the Arlen Specter Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center. (b) The Global Communications Center Building (Building 19) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hereby renamed as the Thomas R....
  • U.S. Army psyops unit to Fallujah insurgents: "Come and kill us."

    11/10/2004 3:37:38 PM PST · by no.radar · 231 replies · 6,988+ views
    Chicago Tribune, 10 Nov 04 (Excerpt from article entitled "GIs punch into Fallujah center")... "A U.S. psychological operations unit broadcast a message in Arabic over a loudspeaker in an attempt to draw out insurgents. 'Brave terrorists, I am waiting here for the brave terrorists. Come and kill us. Plant small bombs on roadsides. Attention, attention, terrorists of Fallujah.'" Related Tribune article also reports of a Humvee with a loudspeaker blaring Richard Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries," the music used in the helicopter attack scene in "Apocalypse Now." FINALLY...a war-effort contibution from Hollywood!
  • Frist backs rule change on judges

    07/21/2004 7:47:32 AM PDT · by Redbob · 81 replies · 8,350+ views
    American Conservative Union (ACU) ^ | 7-21-4 | Alexander Bolton
    Conservatives and members of the Senate Republican leadership say that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) is committed to using a controversial procedural tactic that would rewrite the chamber’s filibuster rule. While Frist said he was actively considering changing the Senate rules several months ago, it now appears that the majority leader is on board with an effort by leading conservative senators to execute the tactic, which would prohibit lawmakers from filibustering judicial nominees. The most logical time to change the rules would be this fall or at the beginning of the new Congress in January. Senate Democratic leadership aides...
  • Texas cop exposes truth of America's border security

    07/12/2004 3:15:50 PM PDT · by lancer · 42 replies · 1,220+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 7/12/04 | David Watson
    I have been employed as a police officer, a town marshal (yes, Texas still has a few), and a deputy sheriff. All this within seven years. I do not have to worry about speaking out and getting fired anymore – I am pretty much blackballed from the profession. On [Joseph Farah's radio] show, I have heard uninformed people state that the police did nothing about this or that illegal alien problem. I cannot speak for the rest of the world, but here in Texas, you can't touch them. You cannot even ask them for a green card. You cannot even...
  • Who will defy 60-day "ban on free speech" before elections?

    12/10/2003 8:08:55 AM PST · by epluribus_2 · 39 replies · 169+ views
    today - a day that WILL live in infamy | epluribus_2
    Here's your chance, Free Republic hero. If you are really incensed about the 60 ban on political speech (...congress shall make no long banning...) then step up with your intentions to excercise your formerly constitutional right next fall, committing a federal crime in the process. And when you get convicted - and you will - your recourse will be to appeal to the supreme court. While O'Connor and company stare down their noses at you and CNN reports. Doesn't get any better than this, does it?
  • Democrats demand an end to sanctions

    09/18/2003 6:06:06 AM PDT · by harpu · 17 replies · 214+ views
    Fort Worth[LESS] Startlegram ^ | 9/18/03 | John Moritz (demonRAT waterBOY)
    Angry that they are without Capitol parking spaces, denied access to staff members during floor sessions and forced to make do with fewer office supplies, several Democratic senators Wednesday demanded an end to the sanctions imposed for their 45-day runaway to New Mexico. "I think the sanctions are a moot point," a visibly irate Sen. Mario Gallegos of Houston told Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on the Senate floor. "We've come back to work, and our staffs are still [required to sit] in the Senate gallery. I can't write my constituency and tell them there's a redistricting hearing at 1...