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  • Re-election fundraiser for John McCain

    04/24/2014 9:31:01 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 18 replies
    When April 24th, 2014 Where Ritz-Carlton - 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix Type of Event Re-election fundraiser Other Lawmakers Mentioned Sen. Jon Kyl (R, AZ) (Senate minority whip) Sen. Jeff Flake (R, AZ) Governor Jan Brewer Fmr. Vice Presi Dan Quayle (R, ) Fmr. Gov. Fife Symington City Councilman Jim Waring Fmr. Attorney G Grant Woods (AZ)
  • Dan Quayle moment? Obama flubs spelling of 'respect'

    03/07/2014 2:51:03 PM PST · by mandaladon · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7 Mar 2014
    Could a White House spell-off be in the works between President Obama and former Vice President Dan Quayle? In a throwback to the latter's infamous misspelling of the word "potato," Obama accidentally misspelled "respect" while introducing singer Aretha Franklin during a tribute to "Women of Soul" at the White House Thursday. “When Aretha first told us what … R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her,” Obama said, pausing briefly before the audience began laughing, apparently realizing his mistake. “She had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African Americans and women and anyone else who felt marginalized because of what they...
  • The Wisdom of Dan Quayle: Social science has vindicated him

    03/27/2013 5:42:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/27/2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    Almost exactly 20 years ago, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead wrote a controversial essay for The Atlantic titled “Dan Quayle Was Right.” In case you’ve forgotten (or never knew), let me fill you in on what Quayle was right about. There once was a popular sitcom called Murphy Brown. The title character, played by Candice Bergen, was a news anchor. The show had its moments, but it was also insufferably pleased with itself and its liberalism. At least until the arrival of the Aaron Sorkin oeuvre (The West Wing, The Newsroom), it set the standard for such things. Murphy Brown was rich,...
  • Question John Kerry Long and Hard!

    12/22/2012 11:54:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 23, 2012 | Ken Blackwell
    This column was co-authored by Bob MorrisonSen. John Kerry has a long and dubious record in foreign policy. In the 1970's, he testified against his fellow Vietnam War veterans before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He charged that they were violating the Geneva Conventions every day in Vietnam. Some POWs were outraged at Kerry's disloyal statements. They said they had been tortured by their Communist captors trying to force them to make such untrue statements. Worse, Kerry went to Paris in 1971. There, he met with North Vietnamese Communists. We need to see all his notes from those meetings....
  • Kirk Adams BBQ and Picnic with Governor Sarah Palin – Monday August 27th – 4:00PM

    08/26/2012 5:44:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Political Mafioso ^ | August 26, 2012 | Tony Goprano
    GILBERT, AZ- Kirk Adams and his campaign for Congress is proud and honored to announce Governor Sarah Palin will be in the Grand Canyon State Monday, August 27th, to support Kirk Adams. The event will include live music and a family BBQ. The BBQ is set to start at 3:30 pm and will be held at Joe's Farm Grill in Gilbert, AZ. Adams and Palin will be serving the food as a way of saying thank you for all the support and encouraging people to get out and vote. Accompanied with the food will be refreshments, live music and several...
  • Rich. Weird. Romney

    04/25/2012 7:39:24 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 69 replies
    Salon ^ | April 23, 2012 | Alex Pareene
    Mitt Romney is weird. When the Obama reelection campaign early in the cycle made the mistake of indicating that its strategy would be to imply that Mitt Romney is weird by repeatedly telling Politico that it planned on calling Mitt Romney weird, Romney’s camp countered by causing a brief and not particularly sincere media brouhaha over whether “weird” is code for “Mormon.” Plenty of Americans think Mormons are weird, yes, but in this case, the simple fact is Mitt Romney is weird, entirely apart from his religion.-SNIP- All video of him attempting to interact with normal humans is cringe-inducing, as...
  • Vigorous’ Santorum crackdown may catch Internet porn viewers

    03/15/2012 11:00:14 AM PDT · by timlot · 397 replies · 2+ views
    Internet pornography could conceivably become a thing of the past if Rick Santorum is elected president. The unapologetic social conservative, currently in second place behind Mitt Romney for the GOP nomination, has promised to crack down on the distribution of pornography if elected.
  • Willing to Accept Santorum-Gingrich Ticket-Just Keep Newt's brain working for America

    03/15/2012 9:23:10 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 70 replies
    March 15, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    It is hard to argue against Newt Gingrich's brainpower, skills, experience, ideas, & sincere desire to put America back in its rightful place as the leader of the free world both technologically and culturally. It would be ashame to exclude Newt Gingrich from the next administration that takes office, January 2013. In that vein, we conservatives should be willing to accept a Santorum-Gingrich or Gingrich-Santorum Ticket, denying Romney the nomination, in order to truly fix America with Conservative Ideas and Actions. This requires that both Santorum and Gingrich stay in the GOP race until the convention. Any takers?
  • Gallup Daily: Santorum 31%, Romney 30%, Gingrich 16% (Santorum Collapsing, Ouch!)

    02/25/2012 11:00:58 AM PST · by TitansAFC · 75 replies
    The Gallup Poll ^ | 2-25-2012 | Gallup
    Santorum 31% (-2%) Romney 30% (+3%) Gingrich 16% (-) Paul 11% (-)
  • Taking Aim at Santorum: The Romney Campaign Misfires.

    02/11/2012 11:21:34 AM PST · by Steelfish · 95 replies · 1+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | February 11, 2012 | JONATHAN V. LASTS
    Taking Aim at Santorum: The Romney Campaign Misfires. FEB 20, 2012, VOL. 17, NO. 22 • BY JONATHAN V. LAST On Saturday, February 4, a national poll from Rasmussen Reports showed Rick Santorum as the only Republican to lead President Obama in a head-to-head matchup. The next morning, a PPP poll showed Santorum suddenly leading Mitt Romney in Minnesota. So the Romney campaign responded with what are becoming its trademark tactics. Having completely ignored Santorum since New Hampshire, on Sunday afternoon the Romney team sent out a press release calling him “a proud defender of earmarks and pork-barrel spending.” The...
  • Mystery company buying up U.S. gun manufacturers

    12/04/2011 11:18:08 AM PST · by thecodont · 46 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times via San Francisco Chronicle / sfgate.com ^ | Sunday, December 4, 2011 | Natasha Singer, New York Times
    Scarborough, Maine -- [...] In recent years, many top-selling brands - including the 195-year-old Remington Arms, as well as Bushmaster Firearms and DPMS, leading makers of military-style semiautomatics - have quietly passed into the hands of a single private company. It is called the Freedom Group - and it is the most powerful and mysterious force in the U.S. commercial gun industry today. Never heard of it? You're not alone. Even within gun circles, the Freedom Group is something of an enigma. Its rise has been so swift that it has become the subject of wild speculation and grassy-knoll conspiracy...
  • Dan Quayle Endorses Mitt Romney

    12/08/2011 8:55:05 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 24 replies
    Outside the Beltway ^ | December 6th | Doug Mataconis
    The Mitt Romney campaign was hinting to reporters yesterday about a forthcoming “high profile” endorsement. Instead, they got Dan Quayle. The former Vice-President explains his reasoning in an Arizona Republic Op-Ed:
  • Dan Quayle, CA Reps line up behind Mitt Romney

    12/06/2011 1:55:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 12/6/11 | Joe Garofoli
    Mitt Romney may be dropping behind Newt Gingrich in the latest polls in Iowa (and seeing his lead narrow in New Hampshire), but he’s bagging a few endorsements from California Congresmen. Republican Reps Jerry Lewis, R-Redlands, Ken Calvert, R-Corona and Brian Bilbray, R-Carlsbad, announced their Mitt-devotion Tuesday, as Romney makes a West Coast fundraising swing that stops in Burlingame Wednesday. Although Mitt has promised media avails “almost” every day, as we noted, “almost” is apparently the eighth day of the week in California. That continues Mitt’s Whitmanian avoidance of media whose employer’s name doesn’t rhyme with “cox.” The trio of...
  • Why Marco Rubio Should Resist 2012 Temptations

    03/28/2011 1:11:16 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 28, 2011 | Myra Adams
    It seems not a day goes by without Florida Senator Marco Rubio being mentioned as the favorite choice for vice president among Republicans in Washington. Even talk radio’s Rush Limbaugh weighed in when he said Senator Rubio should run for president in 2012. It is true that Senator Rubio has certain political assets, including his ability to “attract” Latino voters due to his Cuban heritage. He also is conservative, smart, and a good speaker. And he hails from a state that is considered the mother of all battleground states for 2012. What’s not to like if you are a Republican...
  • Dan Quayle on Obama's greens habit: 'I'm glad he's out there playing golf'

    03/17/2011 3:41:35 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 17, 2011 | Michael O'Brien
    Republicans should leave President Obama alone about his golfing habit, former Republican Vice President Dan Quayle said Wednesday evening. Quayle, who served as vice president from 1989-1993, said it was unreasonable for Republicans to expect Obama to be constantly monitoring every issue in the world. "I'm glad he's out playing golf. I happen to be a golfer," Quayle said on the Fox Business Network. "I think presidents deserve down time. And believe me, he is in constant communication with what's going on."
  • Local Swiss bank probed [Cayman Islands]

    09/20/2009 2:04:14 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 2 replies · 613+ views
    Cayman Net News ^ | September 18, 2009 | Kerry Harvey
    A Swiss bank that used its Cayman Islands’ branch to engage in what a US federal judge has branded “predatory lending practices” is being investigated by the US authorities. Senior officials of Credit Suisse, Switzerland’s second largest bank, are facing claims that they pocketed millions of dollars by dishing out loans that were impossible to repay. On Tuesday, 15 September, 31 of the bank’s officials received subpoenas demanding that they hand over internal documents that explain why they loaned $375 million to the now bankrupt Yellowstone Club in 2005. The Yellowstone Club, founded by American tycoon Tim Blixseth, was once...
  • Dan Quayle announces on FNC that he has major news!

    07/15/2010 11:31:18 AM PDT · by granite · 183 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News Channel | FNC
    Just announced, stay tuned for Quayle's statement.
  • Dan Quayle: Don't let the tea party go Perot

    04/01/2010 11:32:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 101 replies · 1,491+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | April 4, 2010 | Vice President Dan Quayle
    Like many influential causes before it, the "tea party" movement appeared on the scene uninvited by the political establishment. Democrats in the White House and in Congress recognize it for what it is -- a spontaneous and pointed response to the Obama agenda -- but some Republican leaders still aren't sure what to make of it, as tea partiers have risen on their own and stirred up trouble in GOP primaries. Sometimes in politics it's easier to recognize foes than friends, and this may be why Democrats have been quicker to figure out the movement's potential. They know that in...
  • Old GOP Doesn't 'Get' Tea Parties

    01/18/2010 10:06:32 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 13 replies · 627+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 01/18/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Neil Cavuto of Fox News had a visit with former Vice President Dan Qualyle on Jan 13. Ostensibly the interview was about the earthquake in Haiti and the efforts that Quayle was saying needed to be made for the victims there, but Cavuto also asked the former veep about his feelings about the Tea Party movement. Quayle's reply was revealing in that he proved that he really didn't know how to think about the Tea Partiers. I think that Quayle is in exactly the same confused state that most of the old guard GOP is. They just don't get it....
  • Quayle Warns Against 3rd Party: "If Perot Hadn't Been There, We'd Made It" (Video)

    01/14/2010 8:23:42 AM PST · by Talkradio03 · 82 replies · 1,336+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 1/14/09 | HAP
    Quayle on Foxnews Neil Cavuto asked about the tea party movement and 3rd parties, he reminds everyone of Ross Perot splitting the vote in 1992, handing the Presidency to Bill Clinton
  • Cerberus [owner of Chrysler]to bar withdrawals from two funds

    09/03/2009 2:28:09 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 5 replies · 536+ views
    The Financial Times ^ | 9/2/2009 | Francesco Guerrera in New York and Sam Jones in London
    Cerberus, the investment group, is barring investors in two new hedge funds from withdrawing money for three years in an effort to avoid a repeat of the large outflows that followed its lossmaking purchases of Chrysler and GMAC, the group’s executives said. The move to introduce a three-year “lock-up” is rare among hedge funds and could pave the way for other managers to follow suit. Hedge funds typically offer investors the chance to withdraw money every few months – a feature that contrasts with alternative asset classes such as private equity that require multi-year lock-ups. But after suffering more than...
  • On Sarah Palin: Why the Quayling is failing

    05/17/2009 11:42:27 AM PDT · by Josh Painter · 21 replies · 1,179+ views
    Texas for Sarah Palin ^ | Sunday, May 17, 2009 | Josh Painter
    In a column for Townhall.com, The Quayling of Sarah, David R. Stokes lays out the strategy being used by the Democrats and their Vichy Republican fellow travelers to shoot down former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's national political possibilities: Any nine-year-old child or MSNBC show host (pardon the redundancy) understands that the idea is to vex and therefore hex Sarah Palin. The goal is to click repeatedly on her image and drag her into a folder marked either "too dumb to lead," or "demonize by caricature."The strategy is nothing new. It has been tried in the past, without success against Ronald...
  • 'Potatoe Boy' Weighs In on Dan Quayle's Election Gaffe

    10/03/2008 3:39:51 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 29 replies · 1,305+ views
    Sarah Palin and Joe Biden may have made a few mistakes during Thursday night's vice presidential debate, but it remains to be seen whether their mistakes will stick in voters' minds like one infamous vice presidential gaffe from the 1992 election. Few political gaffes are as memorable as Vice President Dan Quayle's misspelling. Quayle told a grade-school boy in New Jersey that he had misspelled the word "potato" during a photo-op spelling bee. With the cameras rolling, Quayle directed the boy to add an "e" to the end of the word. "Potatoe" became a defining moment in the election, and...
  • GULF VICTORY "MADE IN THE USA" [contrasting Patriot Missile Quayle with Slash Missile Defense Obama]

    08/30/2008 1:55:47 PM PDT · by ETL · 13 replies · 1,275+ views
    Accuracy In Media - AIM Report ^ | April 1991 | Cliff Kincaid
    The early days of the air war, Americans rejoiced at film footage of Patriot missiles knocking Iraqi Scud missiles out of the sky. Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney commented, "A decade of gloom-and-gloom reporting made a lot of people forget that we do, in fact, lead the world in advanced technology." The Patriots, made by Raytheon, hit 45 of the 47 Scuds launched by Iraq. It is a complex weapon utilizing sophisticated radar and electronics and requiring quick thinking by soldiers who operate it. While our media couldn't ignore the Patriot's success, the Gannett news service was one of the...
  • ANN COULTER: THE NEW YORK TIMES VS. HELMS, PART 529,876 (Free Republic Quoted)

    07/09/2008 3:06:12 PM PDT · by Syncro · 74 replies · 610+ views
    Ann Coulter Website ^ | July 9, 2008 | Ann Coulter
    THE NEW YORK TIMES VS. HELMS, PART 529,876July 9, 2008 Last Friday, on the Fourth of July, the great American patriot Jesse Helms passed away. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson also went to their great reward on Independence Day, so this is further proof of God. Helms is now the second great American patriot I've always wanted to meet and never will, at least in this lifetime. The only other one is the magnificent Reagan aide Lyn Nofziger. (Wikipedia quote: "I sometimes lie awake at night trying to think of something funny that Richard Nixon said.") After a week of...
  • Can Obama Carry All 57 States?

    05/11/2008 3:51:38 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 24 replies · 96+ views
    Powerlineblog ^ | May 11, 2008 | John Hinderaker
    Can Obama Carry All 57 States? We noted here that Barack Obama seems weirdly unable to remember how many states there are. Most recently, he claimed to have campaigned in 57 states. Hence the Obama version of the American flag: If you're on Facebook there is a new group you can join: These 57 United States Against Barack Obama. I don't think he'll lose 57 states in November, but, one hopes, he'll lose enough.
  • 'La force motrice' of Reusable Launcher Development: The Rise and Fall of the SDIO's SSTO Program

    07/04/2007 12:58:46 AM PDT · by anymouse · 3 replies · 537+ views
    NASA Headquarters History Dept. ^ | 2001 | Andrew J. Butrica
    "'La force motrice' of Reusable Launcher Development: The Rise and Fall of the SDIO's SSTO Program, From the X-Rocket to the Delta Clipper" Introduction. NASA commissioned me to document the development of the X-33 in March of 1997. The X-33 is an advanced technology demonstrator vehicle intended to flight test technologies deemed critical for eventually building a reusable single-stage-to-orbit rocket transport. Those technologies include a metallic thermal protection system, an aerospike engine, and composite cryogenic hydrogen tanks. As part of the history project, I chose to write about the SDIO's SSTO Program as a predecessor to the X-33, even though...
  • 1992: Gaffe with an 'e' at the end(Dan Quayle & 15 YRS after "potatoe")

    06/24/2007 11:43:15 AM PDT · by paltz · 56 replies · 1,515+ views
    capitalcentury.com ^ | The Trentonian | PAUL MICKLE
    Dan Quayle's moment of embarrassment. William Figueroa, 12, was the boy who knew how to spell "potato" even though the veep insisted on adding an "e" to the end. Just the other night on television, Jay Leno was poking fun at some gaffe by George W. Bush, whose picture morphed into a photograph of Dan Quayle on the screen behind the comic. Six years out of office with two failed presidential bids now behind him, ex Vice President Quayle still ranks as America’s favorite dumb politician because of what happened in Trenton on June 15, 1992. That’s the day, you...
  • Quayle 2008?

    06/15/2007 1:44:31 AM PDT · by Joe27 · 31 replies · 812+ views
    Here's the text of the e-mail my friend sent sending the linked to video: Many analysts have discussed a 'conservative void' in the 2008 race. A new established conservative is emerging in this race and has just launched the begining of his campaign effort. We're not talking about Fred Thompson. We're talking about former Vice President Dan Quayle. Will he jumped into the 2008? It looks like he's moving towards it. Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5IYsWibyw4
  • Time for Quayle for President in 2008

    02/03/2007 9:44:46 AM PST · by AuH2O · 69 replies · 1,447+ views
    none | 2-3-2007 | Andrew Schmidt
    I was looking at the Republican's running for President in '08 none really get me excited other than Gov. Jim Gilmore, but not sure he has the name id nationally to win. I think for Conservatives their is only one clear choice we should urge VP Dan Quayle to run for President in '08. He is a solid conservative, hasn't changed his opinons like Gov. Romney, nor has he sold out like John McCain, as for Rudy he was a great mayor, but he is wrong on the family values issues, I am not too sure we would get Supream...
  • Election 2004: Dan Quayle's revenge

    11/11/2004 11:34:00 AM PST · by Racehorse · 5 replies · 723+ views
    Navasota Examiner (Grimes County, Tx) ^ | 11 November 2004 | Joy Stephenson
    Blue State People have so completely lost touch with middle American people that their candidates are unlikely ever to win a presidential race again unless they change their platform and allow some respect for our beliefs.If I were a local candidate, I'd be thinking seriously about that charge because even when a local candidate claims to be a "conservative Democrat" he or she needs to recognize that there ain't no such animal anymore. Hopefuls may talk that way in campaign speeches here in Texas but their party will drag them right along into its liberal, anything- goes-in-America, status. Middle-of-the-road Americans...
  • Election 2004: Dan Quayle's revenge

    11/11/2004 8:48:27 AM PST · by sarasotarepublican · 31 replies · 1,161+ views
    The Navasota Examiner ^ | Thursday, November 11, 2004 | By Joy Stephenson
    It is early in the morning after. People who don't even drink are hung over from staying up all night to watch election returns. I have a strong feeling that as one of Grimes County's resident political analysts, I need to tell readers what I think happened. Here's my take. It wasn't the economy, stupid. Nor was it the war on terror or in Iraq. It had nothing to do with security moms, stem cells, the elderly, the young, lack of jobs or the stock market. It was all about the much-maligned family values in the United States. Call it...
  • Some Now in Congress Joined Reserve or Guard-From 1988

    08/25/2004 1:49:09 PM PDT · by mass55th · 3 replies · 471+ views
    New York Times (From Pro Quest Historical Newspapers Database) | August 20, 1988 | William Schmidt
    The article below was found in a newspaper database that I can access through my state libary from home. I was looking for info regarding Kerry's comments about the National Guard/Reserves and came across this article pertaining to the questions being raised about Dan Quayle in the 1988 election. . New Orleans, Aug 19 - Senator Dan Quayle of Indiana is among at least a dozen members of Congress who, as young men in the Vietnam War era, joined local Reserve or National Guard units and served out military tours near their homes. Senator Bill Bradley, a New Jersey Democrat,...
  • A farmer's lesson

    04/17/2003 10:52:47 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 185+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | Friday, April 18, 2003 | by John McCaslin
    In late spring of 1990, this columnist wrote a small item about a group that was forming to defend then-Vice President Dan Quayle, who was under attack from the left-wing media. John Piper attended that first meeting and soon became president of "Friends of Dan Quayle," a bipartisan grass-roots group dedicated to a "fair and balanced" presentation of the tasks and talents of the vice president. "For over two years we had a number of accomplishments," Piper, a vice president of PaineWebber, recalled Wednesday. "We put together a media guide on Vice President Quayle (something that should have happened in...
  • Dan Quayle Likes Ozzy - and NewsMax

    05/10/2002 5:36:28 AM PDT · by Phantom Lord · 16 replies · 428+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 05/10/02
    Quayle Likes Ozzy - and NewsMaxWASHINGTON - Ten years after then Vice President Dan Quayle criticized TV's "Murphy Brown," he once again commented on a fictional TV character from a social standpoint, this time with a more favorable assessment. Asked about the attention the White House Correspondents Dinner showered on the controversial Ozzy Osbourne last weekend, Quayle told a National Press Club audience today that he thought "The Osbournes" was "good entertainment." And as for Osbourne's values, a yardstick that had led him to criticize "Murphy Brown" scriptwriters for making light of giving birth out of wedlock? "Obviously, there's an...