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  • Obama breaks down in tears at funeral (Barf alert)

    04/29/2010 6:41:47 PM PDT · by HogsBreath · 44 replies · 1,392+ views
    Dailymail ^ | 04-29-2010 | Mail foreign service
    Tears streaming down his cheeks, grief overcame Barack Obama today as he attended the funeral of the woman he called the 'Godmother' of the American civil rights movement. The U.S. president was weeping openly as he watched the service for Dorothy Height in Washington today.
  • Palin's appearance at CSU Stanislaus draws assemblyman's challenge

    03/30/2010 8:05:02 AM PDT · by SmithL · 38 replies · 1,201+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 3/30/10 | Steven Harmon
    SACRAMENTO — Sarah Palin typically generates controversy with what she says. Now the former vice presidential candidate is creating a buzz over how much she'll make at a black-tie gala she plans to headline at Cal State Stanislaus. How much she is commanding for her June 25 appearance at the $500-per-ticket affair won't be known because her contract with the CSU Stanislaus Foundation stipulates secrecy. It's the secrecy that rankles state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, who is calling for full disclosure. "The CSU should immediately disclose how much money is being diverted from students to pay Sarah Palin's exorbitant...
  • Driehaus Says It Has Gone Too Far (Can't take the heat)

    03/26/2010 4:46:08 AM PDT · by TSgt · 70 replies · 1,480+ views
    WCPO ^ | 3/25 2:49 pm | Adam Marshall
    CINCINNATI -- As health care reform takes a step forward, some members of Congress who voted yes, including local Congressman Steve Driehaus, are receiving threats. "We've had some threatening calls to the office. My wife won't let the kids answer the phone at home. Not that, you know, we've got a lot of thank you calls far more than we've got threats," Driehaus said Wednesday. However, the publication “The Whistleblower” published Driehaus' home address with a link that included directions. The publication is asking its readers to protest at the Congressman's home Sunday. When 9News went to Jim Schifrin's home,...
  • FreeRepublic censorship?

    02/17/2010 12:32:03 AM PST · by ImperialistDaddy · 159 replies · 3,367+ views
    2-17-2010 | Douglas Gross
    <p>I am a bit bothered by this repeated encounter with censorship on your site. This is the second time that I have encountered censorship on your site. The first time was when I was removed from being allowed to post for expressing that FOX News does not represent true conservatism, and it doesn’t.</p>
  • Why so series?...hugh?

    01/11/2010 7:00:31 PM PST · by Jihadi Du Jour · 69 replies · 1,760+ views
    Free Republic | today | me
    "bandwidththief; bloggymcblogger; blogpimp; blogselfpromo; blogspam; checkoutmyblog; comeseemyblog; didjareadmyblog; ihaveablog; iminteresting; listentome; lookatme; payattentiontome; pimpmyblog; readme; readmyblog; readmyramblings; trollingforhits" ? NO HARM NO FOUL NO FREEPERHATE. :)
  • Polish Environment Minister, a Global Warming Believer, Resigns During Copenhagen Conference

    12/09/2009 11:40:07 AM PST · by Yollopoliuhqui · 25 replies · 1,282+ views
    December 9, 2009 (LPAC)—Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk today accepted (and probably had "invited") the resignation of Dr. Maciej Nowicki, who served as Minister of the Environment since November 2007. Nowicki, a global-warming believer, had pushed a green agenda during his two-year tenure, with such activities as blocking construction of much-needed highways that allegedly would pass over a small "wetland" or wooded area. Nowicki had chaired last year's climate conference in Poznan, Poland, as the president of the fourteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 14), the group that meets to discuss the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change treaty....
  • Knock It Off, Free Republic!

    12/02/2009 9:21:09 AM PST · by pissant · 533 replies · 10,654+ views
    XenoHistoran ^ | 12/1/09 | XenoHistorian
    I have been a minor participant at Free Republic, the Internet’s leading conservative forum, since September 2004. An online friend referred me to a discussion where members of Free Republic were talking about the 1952 and 1956 presidential elections, and using my maps from this page to make a point. I had to join FR to introduce myself to that group, and thank them for visiting. Because that was right after the “Rathergate” scandal, I thus became one of the “Pajamahadeen” that had just brought down the Sauronic eye of CBS. Being a “Freeper” has been an interesting and fun...
  • One year on, Obama cites struggle with Bush legacy

    11/04/2009 5:26:58 PM PST · by dila813 · 84 replies · 3,357+ views
    Reuters India ^ | Thu Nov 5, 2009 4:04am IST | Ross Colvin
    MADISON, Wis. (Reuters) - A year after his historic election, President Barack Obama sought to remind Americans on Wednesday the biggest problems he is grappling with -- from the economy to the war in Afghanistan -- are the legacy of his predecessor, George W. Bush. With his approval ratings down from once-lofty levels and Tuesday's Democratic election losses raising questions about his political clout, Obama held no special ceremony to mark the anniversary of his election as America's first black president.
  • Axelrod fires back at Limbaugh

    11/01/2009 9:38:33 AM PST · by markomalley · 88 replies · 3,096+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/1/2009 | Lisa Lerer
    White House senior adviser David Axelrod shot back on Sunday to scathing criticism by conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. “It is a surreal day when you are getting lectures on humility by Rush Limbaugh,” Axelrod said on CBS’s "Face The Nation." “He is an entertainer. The president has to run the country.” Limbaugh called Obama “immature, inexperienced,” “narcissistic,” and “a child,” on "Fox News Sunday." He also accused President Barack Obama of “destroying” the economy, pursuing an “unconstitutional” health care reform plan, and “not caring” about the war in Afghanistan, in the Fox interview. “It’s no surprise that Rush Limbaugh...
  • White House: Fox Pushed Team Obama Over the Brink

    10/23/2009 6:36:36 PM PDT · by pissant · 210 replies · 7,659+ views
    US World & News ^ | 10/23/09 | Ken Walsh
    The White House's feud with Fox News has caused an irresistible buzz in Washington, but many are wondering precisely what prompted President Obama and his advisers to go ballistic against the network. Here's the answer: Team Obama was pushed over the brink by a growing list of what it considered outrageous anti-Obama conduct by Fox that showed no sign of stopping. Obama's advisers say that they seethed while Fox commentators used their shows to encourage protests against Obama's healthcare proposals last summer. Team Obama fumed as Fox personalities tried to pressure some controversial Obama advisers to resign. White House officials...
  • Leave Obama Alone Zero dollar available. Tweak the liberal(s) that annoy you the most.

    10/02/2009 10:32:41 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 1 replies · 753+ views
    self | 10/2/09 | Secret Agent Man
    For the whole series of Zero dollar bills, go here: "Flickr Archive of Zero Bills"
  • Where Did ‘We’ Go? (Evil Conservatives want to Assassinate 0 Barf Alert)

    10/01/2009 11:26:35 AM PDT · by mojito · 62 replies · 2,040+ views
    NYT ^ | 9/29/2009 | Thomas Friedman
    I hate to write about this, but I have actually been to this play before and it is really disturbing. I was in Israel interviewing Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin just before he was assassinated in 1995. We had a beer in his office. He needed one. I remember the ugly mood in Israel then — a mood in which extreme right-wing settlers and politicians were doing all they could to delegitimize Rabin, who was committed to trading land for peace as part of the Oslo accords. They questioned his authority. They accused him of treason. They created pictures depicting him...
  • Obama now heads the crybaby left

    09/24/2009 5:09:36 AM PDT · by Mustang Driver · 8 replies · 586+ views
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | 9/24/2009 | Don Surber
    The narrative from the White House and duly copied by too many in the media is that conservative protesters are uncivil. How soon liberals forget how they reacted to protests against President Bush. In 2007, when Bush was president, Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said: "I'm a fan of disruptors. Nothing could be more American." In 2009, with Obama in the White House, Pelosi said: "These disruptions are occurring because opponents are afraid not just of differing views - but of the facts themselves. Drowning out opposing views is simply un-American." Both sides occasionally get rowdy, but some...
  • Obama On Face The Nation Blames 24 Hour News Cycle And Blogs For Driving Passion On Issues (Video)

    09/19/2009 5:50:58 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 30 replies · 1,129+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 9/19/09 | talkradio03
    This video was released on the CBSNews website of the interview tomorrow, Obama has a little problem with the 24 hour news cycle and blogs, yes blogs, remember he wanted to ram this thing through without debate...
  • Play the Race Card (Newsweek Vomit)

    09/19/2009 10:03:37 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 35 replies · 790+ views
    NEWSWEEK ^ | 19 SEPTEMBER 2009 | Raina Kelley
    Let me say this clearly so there are no misunderstandings: some of the protests against President Obama are howls of rage at the fact that we have an African-American head of state. I'm sick of all the code words used when this subject comes up, so be assured that I am saying exactly what I mean. Oh, and in response to the inevitable complaints that I am playing the race card—race isn't a political parlor game. It is a powerful fault line in a nation that bears the scars of slavery, a civil war, Jim Crow, a mind-numbing number of...
  • ACORN CEO: ‘Attacks Racially Motivated’

    09/18/2009 5:39:30 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 54 replies · 2,454+ views
    ABC News' Jake Tapper ^ | 9-17-09 | Don Irvine
    ACORN CEO calls employee actions indefensible, but calls attacks racially motivated. From ABC News' Jake Tapper In a press release, ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis says, that as “a result of the indefensible action of a handful of our employees,” the group will immediately stop accepting anyone into ACORN office for service programs, will conduct in-service training of staff, and begin an audit “to review all of the systems and processes called into question by the videos,” to be conducted by the group’s Independent Advisory Council.
  • Green Czar Jones Resigns Citing "Smear Campaign"

    09/06/2009 7:01:53 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 36 replies · 940+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 09/06/2009 | John G. Winder
    Barack Obama’s “Green Czar” Van Jones resigned early this morning citing a “vicious smear campaign against me.” In recent days and weeks statements and associations from Jones’ past have been brought to light, primarily by Fox News, and Glenn Beck. One of the most controversial of those associations came in reports that Jones had signed a petition supporting the “911 Truthers Movement”. 911Truth.org is an organization that claims that 9-11 was a U.S. government planned attack on its own people. Jones’ signed the document back in 2004.
  • Are You Ready for Some Football? I’m Not.

    08/18/2009 9:55:56 AM PDT · by Matt Philbin · 57 replies · 1,676+ views
    The Culture & Media Institute ^ | August 18 | Matt Philbin
    So Michael Vick is an Eagle now. That’s ok with me. I’m a Giants fan. Or I was a Giants fan, when I could stand to follow pro football. For a long time now, I haven’t been able to bring myself to watch more than a few games a season. These days, I feel nearly as out-of-place at a Super Bowl party as I would at an Oscar party. Here in the DC area, the Redskins religion has begun its sacramental advent count-down to opening Sunday. I wish I could share the excitement. Part of the problem is that I’m...
  • Dish and Vontage ads on Drudge and Fox - unmovable, not worth reading anymore

    07/21/2009 7:27:42 PM PDT · by edcoil · 23 replies · 983+ views
    7-2209 | edcoil
    notice the ads on Drudge and Fox for Dish and Vontage, cannot close them, they cover half the text. It is almost not worth going on the page any longer.
  • Vanity: Obama whining about his job

    04/29/2009 6:01:11 PM PDT · by llevrok · 33 replies · 969+ views
    Watching Obama's presser (just concluded) I kept hearing about how much tougher a job he has vs previous presidents (there are normally 4 or 5 issues happening. We have 7 or 8). What? He's not the first president to be a little overwhelemed?C'mon Barry. You are the messiah. You can do it! (sarc)
  • Guantanamo detainee claims abuse

    04/15/2009 9:37:53 AM PDT · by meandog · 19 replies · 736+ views
    Al-Jeezera ^ | 8.8.09
    Al-Qurani said he has been subjected to ill-treatment almost every day An inmate in the US prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has told Al Jazeera that he has been beaten while in custody and had tear gas used on him after refusing to leave his cell. Mohammad al-Qurani, a Chadian national, said in a phone call to Al Jazeera that the alleged ill-treatment "started about 20 days" before Barack Obama became US president and "since then I've been subjected to it almost every day". "Since Obama took charge he has not shown us that anything will change," he said....
  • Does anyone care what the "source" is?

    04/12/2009 10:19:35 PM PDT · by DrGop0821 · 140 replies · 3,592+ views
    I'm just curious. Does it matter that to anyone that I don't fill in the "source" part of posts? Is it not enough that I give the URL? Does anyone except pissant give a damn? Get off my back, pissant! Just trying to do my part to save conservatism and fight Obamunism. Your pettiness about formatting gives this whole site a bad name. Not trying to start a fight; but get over yourself with the "proper posting" crap already!
  • Levi Johnston: Palin is lying

    04/09/2009 9:36:02 AM PDT · by Big_Monkey · 66 replies · 2,808+ views
    Politico ^ | 04/09/09 | Andy Barr
    The father of Sarah Palin’s grandchild accused the Alaska governor on Wednesday of lying about him and his family. Levi Johnston said during an interview on CBS’s “Early Show” that he moved into the governor’s house a few weeks before Bristol Palin gave birth to their child. Palin’s camp has denied the claim, but Johnston insisted the governor is not telling the truth. “They said I didn't live there,” he said. “I was like, 'OK, well, whatever you want to call it. I had my stuff there.'” Asked if the Palin was lying about him, Johnston simply said: “Yes.” Palin...
  • We just can't let this go on another any longer.........

    04/02/2009 8:02:17 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 256 replies · 5,755+ views
    04/02/09 | abigail2
    The only institution that has not been completely taken over is the Supreme Court. It looks like we still have a chance there but who knows for how long? We have to do something now. I was discussing this with a friend. My idea was to bring home the troops to keep order and make a citizens arrest on grounds that he did not produce his birth certificate. We should all go to the supreme court...tea parties are good, but it's the Supremes that we need to shake up. If we were all to drop what we are doing and...
  • Poor Baby Obama: I Have To Make The ‘Really Hard’ Decisions

    03/08/2009 6:30:37 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 288 replies · 9,023+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Two big stories emerged from Pres. Obama’s interview with New York Times reporters aboard Air Force One yesterday: 1. we have a whining, self-pitying president. 2. The Times scrubbed from its article the worst of the president’s comments, the ones that revealed him in that self-pitying light. Fortunately, the Today show had the tapes, and played them this morning. According to Today, when President Obama met with reporters from the New York Times yesterday aboard Air Force One, his goal was “trying to sound hopeful and reassuring.” Mission not accomplished. As ambivalent as were the president’s putatively reassuring words on...
  • 'Obama is overwhelmed.' (Obama ally says he's "too tired")

    03/08/2009 12:41:18 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 329 replies · 12,623+ views
    National Review ^ | Sunday, March 08, 2009 | Jim Geraghty
    Perhaps it's just some Obama ally speaking out of school. But these are probably some of the most terrifying words to come from an unidentified source in some time: Sources close to the White House say Mr Obama and his staff have been "overwhelmed" by the economic meltdown and have voiced concerns that the new president is not getting enough rest. Allies of Mr Obama say his weary appearance in the Oval Office with Mr Brown illustrates the strain he is now under, and the president's surprise at the sheer volume of business that crosses his desk.A well-connected Washington figure,...
  • Baseball players are wimps

    10/27/2008 8:03:12 PM PDT · by learner · 51 replies · 1,343+ views
    self | 10/27/08 | learner
    These over paid baseball players are wimps. They spend their lives playing baseball, living in gyms, probably using drugs and chasing underage girls, but cannot play in the rain? What a bunch of wimps!The boys of summer may be light in the boots. Their ancestors rode and walked across this nation in all sorts of weather, but not these whining over stuffed shirts. No, it is raining and I am cold, so tell the 60,000 fans to wait or come back later. Baseball has looted many cities in this nation for new stadiums. Have you ever considered what you do...
  • Obama complains about "19 months of airplanes and hotel food"

    09/08/2008 9:07:58 PM PDT · by jddqr · 122 replies · 391+ views
    ABC Blogs ^ | 09/05/08 | Jake Tapper
    “I hope you guys are game,” he said, “because I haven’t been putting up with 19 months of airplanes and hotel food and missing my babies and my wife –- I didn’t put up for that stuff just to come in second. I don’t believe in coming in second. The American people can’t afford for us to come in second. We’ve got to win this thing and we’re going to win it with your help.”
  • African Americans object to watermelon caricature at State Fair

    08/28/2008 4:16:14 PM PDT · by steveo · 29 replies · 248+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 08/28/08 | Stephen Magagnini
    Jim Thrasher and his wife were enjoying the California State Fair this weekend until they came upon the Colusa County exhibit. For the African American couple from Sacramento, the exhibit's depiction of "Waldo Watermelon Seed" conjured up painful images of the Jim Crow era.
  • Gloves off: Now, Obama calls for prosecuting GOP donor

    08/26/2008 2:53:50 PM PDT · by the anti-liberal · 99 replies · 291+ views
    michellemalkin.com ^ | Michelle Malkin
    By Michelle Malkin  •  August 26, 2008 04:41 PM I noted this morning that the Obama campaign’s Chicago-style thug effort to shut down the independent ad on Bill Ayers is part of the larger effort to intimidate conservative donors and curtail the free speech of The One’s critics.It’s getting uglier, people. Obama’s lawyer has sent a second letter to the Justice Department calling for the head of Dallas billionare Harold Simmons, who funded the Ayers ad that the Obama campaign doesn’t want the public to see.Feel the chill: Obama general counsel Bob Bauer today sent a second, sharper letter to the Justice...
  • Unidentified Flying Threats (UFOs)

    07/29/2008 6:10:10 PM PDT · by decimon · 203 replies · 324+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 29, 2008 | Nick Pope
    ON the afternoon of Nov. 7, 2006, pilots and airport employees at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago saw a disc-like object hovering over the tarmac for several minutes. Because nothing was tracked on radar, the Federal Aviation Administration did not investigate. Yet radar is not a reliable detector of all aircraft. Stealth planes are designed to be invisible to radar, and many radar systems filter out signals not matching the normal characteristics of aircraft. Did it really make sense to entirely ignore the observations of several witnesses? < > On Dec. 26, 1980, for instance, several witnesses at two American...
  • Obama on a pedestal could be worse than an absurd caricature

    07/15/2008 7:27:48 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 13 replies · 284+ views
    Politics in Cover.com ^ | 07/15/2008 | Wayne Dawkins
    Dignified, yes, but there is no way that he is a saint Well, at least that's out of the way. The July 21 New Yorker magazine cover of a turbaned Barack Obama, Angela Davis-Afroed, AK-47 accessorized spouse Michelle, Osama bin Laden portrait on the wall, and American flag burning in the fireplace drew predictable howls of protest from the Obama and opponent McCain presidential camps. With the "Politics of Fear" satirical take on the Obamas, didn't the magazine publish what many people are thinking, figuratively, or literally? I'm not satisfied with the complaints that the New Yorker gave comfort to...
  • The Bubble Wife

    05/20/2008 6:19:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 157+ views
    IBD ^ | May 20, 2008
    Politics: Barack Obama puts the little lady off-limits, imposing a new double standard on presidential politics. At least Hillary didn't say, "Lay off my husband."Whatever else we've thought about Michelle Obama, we've never doubted that this outspoken Princeton- and Harvard-trained lawyer was capable of fighting her own battles. But now her husband says no. Pick on her and you're going to have to deal with him. As he told "Good Morning America" this week, "Lay off my wife." How manly. How chivalrous. How hypocritical. Both spouses of the leading Democratic contenders have been active on the stump, occasionally making news....
  • Obama: "Lay Off My Wife" (Has Barack Obama Told His Wife To Lay Off Attacking Bush 43, America?

    05/20/2008 7:45:03 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 51 replies · 680+ views
    On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama blasted the Tennessee Republican Party for the swipe it took at his wife. A new ad contrasts Obama's wife, Michelle Obama's admission earler this year that "for the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country" with statements from people declaring their pride for the United States...
  • Obama Cries For Fairness

    05/19/2008 8:18:16 PM PDT · by SwaggerStick · 7 replies · 116+ views
    There she stands before the crowd Never in her life has she been proud Bad America is in her thought She said it out loud and got caught Now she spins those truths to lies But her dishonesty is no surprise She campaigns with a phony smile Hating America all the while She’s a woman with a bigoted mind But to challenge her would be unkind And as the race draws to a close What’s our future, no one knows One thing for sure that you can bet When it’s over, many will live to regret The winner of the...
  • Obama tells Tenn.'s GOP: 'Lay off my wife'

    05/19/2008 12:27:47 PM PDT · by marthemaria · 60 replies · 142+ views
    Democrat Barack Obama has a message for Tennessee's Republican Party: "Lay off my wife." Obama, his party's presidential front-runner, and his wife, Michelle, were asked in an interview aired Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America" about an online video last week by the state's GOP taking her to task for a comment some considered unpatriotic. "The GOP, should I be the nominee, can say whatever they want to say about me, my track record," Obama said. "If they think that they're going to try to make Michelle an issue in this campaign, they should be careful because that I find...
  • Things You Can't Say About Obama (Brilliant. Must Read)

    05/19/2008 10:14:03 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 54 replies · 895+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 16, 2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    With Obama we started out, we couldn't talk about his big ears 'cause that made him nervous. We've gone from that to this: Not only can we not mention his ears... We can't talk about his mother. We can't talk about his father. We can't talk about his grandmother unless he does, and brings her up as a "typical white person." We can't talk about his wife, can't talk about his preacher, can't talk about his terrorist friends, c an't talk about his voting record, can't talk about his religion. We can't talk about appeasement. We can't talk about color;...
  • Obama Hints He Sees Imbalance in the Way the Press Covers McCain

    05/19/2008 8:53:43 AM PDT · by indcons · 28 replies · 96+ views
    ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., offered up a criticism of the press' coverage of Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign, during a town hall with seniors in Gresham, Ore., today. Obama, hoping to soon become the Democratic presidential nominee, was asked in a town hall why McCain, the junior senator of Arizona, doesn’t get "tough questions" when he has things like the Keating Five savings and loan scandal in his past. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/us/politics/21mccain.html Obama chalked it up to the Republican side of the race being settled earlier than the still-ongoing Democratic side and the fact that McCain was...
  • Obama Warns Republicans About Critical Ads

    05/18/2008 11:26:11 AM PDT · by kingattax · 40 replies · 249+ views
    CHICAGO -- Perhaps no one took greater comfort in the Republican Party's third straight loss of a long-held House seat this week than Barack Obama, who says the results point to clear limits in the effectiveness of attack ads he expects this fall. The Democratic presidential candidate played a prominent role in all three special elections to fill vacant GOP seats, and he landed on the winning side each time. In recent contests in Louisiana and Mississippi, Republicans or their allies ran TV ads linking the Democratic House nominees to Obama, warning that a vote for them was a tacit...
  • Hillary Clinton Puppet

    02/13/2008 9:45:15 PM PST · by God'sgrrl · 10 replies · 288+ views
    Ebay ^ | February 14, 2008 | God'sgrrl
    Hillary Clinton Spitting Image Puppet Is the President of the United States a Puppet? We shall see in 2008!Check it out!"
  • Romney Accuses McCain of ‘Nixon Era’ Campaign Tactics

    01/31/2008 1:51:45 PM PST · by fallingwater · 44 replies · 56+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | January 31, 2008 | Shushannah Walshe
    Mitt Romney compared rival John McCain with late President Richard Nixon Thursday, accusing McCain of persistently misrepresenting Romney’s position on the Iraq war for political gain in a style “reminiscent of the Nixon era.” Romney’s sharp criticism spilled over from the GOP debate in California the night before, where he said McCain was resorting to old-style “dirty tricks” by claiming Romney supported a timetable for troop withdrawal. Romney’s campaign announced Thursday it would be going on air in several major states voting Feb. 5, when 21 states hold GOP contests. McCain leveled the troop-withdrawal charge the weekend before Tuesday’s Florida...
  • The Woman Who Elicited Clinton's Emotion

    01/07/2008 6:08:31 PM PST · by doug from upland · 75 replies · 153+ views
    The Woman Who Elicited Clinton's Emotion She Was Moved By Barack Obama, But She Moved Hillary Clinton PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Jan. 7, 2008 Clinton Fights Back Tears "CBS News RAW": Hillary Clinton gives an emotional response at a campaign stop in Portsmouth, N.H., when a woman asks her how she stays "upbeat" on the trail. (CBS) It's been a busy couple of days for Marianne Pernold Young, as far as presidential candidates go. She saw Barack Obama speak on Saturday. "But you know, he moved me to tears," Young, a freelance photographer, told CBS News chief White House correspondent Jim Axelrod....
  • Audiotaping Key to Patriots' Cheating Scandal

    01/05/2008 8:05:45 PM PST · by BigJohn44 · 48 replies · 629+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 9/13/07 | Mike Sando
    "The illegal tactics the New England Patriots evidently employed Sunday against the New York Jets -- capturing signals and corresponding audio with a sideline camera -- might have allowed the Patriots to sniff out blitzes had security officials not intervened, scouts and coaches said. "With the computer and video technology, you can dial it up at halftime," an AFC personnel evaluator said. "You can say, 'This is their such-and-such blitz. We'll give you the signal, the code word, and let you know it's coming.'" " (emphasis added).
  • Ron Paul LOST!

    01/04/2008 2:14:49 AM PST · by Cyclops08 · 197 replies · 1,053+ views
    Vanity | Vanity
    Fact, Ron Paul came in 5th in Iowa. Might as well be last. His 10% reflects both a LOT of time and money, and a lot of out of states supporters bused in to vote. 10% is NOT something Paul can achieve again, the primary systems deliberately exclude out of state voters. This is it. This is the pinnacle of Paul's reach. --> From here on out, its down hill. Good Riddance.
  • I May Or May Not Leave Free Republic

    01/01/2008 12:13:53 AM PST · by B-Chan · 91 replies · 389+ views
    brucelewis.com ^ | 2008.01.01 | B-Chan
    I May Or May Not Leave Free Republic I'll decide after I finish this bottle of champagne.
  • Don Shula is a Whiner CryBaby

    12/30/2007 7:59:15 AM PST · by beebuster2000 · 35 replies · 225+ views
    vanity cry for help | december 30, 2007 | beebuster2000
    What a whiner and crybaby old man is Don Shula. I mean really Don, get over it. No matter how good the Patriots do in 2007-2008 it doesnt effect how good you were. You are still as good as you were before the "perfect season" of the Pats. You are embarassing yourself and football generally by your whining about spygate, etc. PS: If your best team ever played the 2007 Pats, you would lose by 50-3. At least.
  • Huckabee says foes piling on

    12/20/2007 4:20:56 PM PST · by Plutarch · 34 replies · 177+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 20, 2007 | LIZ SIDOTI
    DIKE, Iowa - Under fire, Mike Huckabee countered mounting criticism from GOP presidential rivals Thursday by playing the woe-is-me card — and then hitting back by suggesting they lack substantial agendas of their own. "Everything but the kitchen sink is being thrown at me," the Republican leader in Iowa polls complained at nearly every stop. "If the only thing some of these candidates have to run on is what's wrong with somebody else, they must not have much of a platform to talk about." The former Arkansas governor recently soared from behind the pack of GOP presidential candidates to overtake...
  • Thompson Accuses Fox of Bias Against Him

    11/25/2007 8:10:09 AM PST · by Josh Painter · 189 replies · 178+ views
    ABC News ^ | November 25, 2007 | Teddy Davis
    ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports During an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, former Sen. Fred Thompson, R- Tenn., grew testy when shown clips of conservatives Fred Barnes and Charles Krauthammer saying that the former Law and Order actor could not win. Thompson said such doom and gloom had been a "constant mantra" of Fox News since he got into the race. He complained about the show's decision to show his poor performance in New Hampshire primary polls and pointed to how he is doing nationally (where some polls have him in second), in South Carolina (where some...
  • Clinton says Democratic rivals "throwing mud"

    11/15/2007 7:00:37 PM PST · by yoe · 46 replies · 88+ views
    Reuters ^ | November 15, 2007 | John Whitesides
    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton fired back at her rivals for "throwing mud" on Thursday in a contentious debate marked by sharp clashes with opponents Barack Obama and John Edwards. Clinton, who leads Democrats in national polls, went on the offensive early in the first face-to-face encounter with her rivals since an October 30 debate where her candor and credibility came under fierce attack. "When somebody starts throwing mud at least we can hope it's accurate and not right out of the Republican playbook," Clinton said after Edwards questioned whether she could restore trust in the White House. "She says...
  • Pro-life Thompson nod splits coterie (Romney supporter has hissyfit)

    11/14/2007 7:18:30 AM PST · by JRochelle · 376 replies · 295+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/14/2007 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    Some pro-life advocates were astonished by the National Right to Life Committee's endorsement of Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson yesterday — a move they say puts politics over principle. Paul M. Weyrich, president of the Free Congress Foundation, said the endorsement "makes no sense," and speculated that it had been motivated by money. "I think in all probability the Thompson people were engaged with the National Right to Life people in financial dealing," said Mr. Weyrich, who has endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination. "In the past, the Republican Party has funded National Right to Life,...