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  • Obama/Media vs. Arizona/America

    05/06/2010 3:39:27 AM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies · 408+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 06, 2010 | Lloyd Marcus
    Folks, our country is in big trouble. What kind of man do we have in the White House? President Obama is a Harvard-educated lawyer. Thus, since he attended such a renowned school, I can only conclude that Obama willfully and knowingly distorted/lied about the plight of Hispanic-Americans in Arizona and the state's immigration law when he said, "...but now suddenly if you don't have your papers, and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you're gonna be harassed, ..." Obama's statement simply is not true. The Arizona law goes into effect only after a subject has or is...
  • The Problem with Blaming Insurance Companies

    03/13/2010 3:39:41 AM PST · by Scanian · 3 replies · 317+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 13, 2010 | Brenton Stransky
    Earlier this week, President Obama addressed a crowd of gushing students and selected guests at Arcadia University in a suburb of Philadelphia to promote his final push for healthcare reform. It was a beautiful day for late winter, magnifying the gathered group's existing enthusiasm and after the usual "I/we love you(s)" from the crowd the President wasted little time before turning to his usual tones of demagoguery. A moment or two into the speech, the President characteristically accused the Insurance Companies of arbitrarily causing the extra inflationary costs of healthcare coverage and for other ills of our healthcare system: See,...
  • Obama is the Evil Insurance Company CEO He Rails Against (Medicare denied 6.85 percent of claims)

    03/08/2010 4:31:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies · 416+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 3/08/10 | The Maha
    Obama is the Evil Insurance Company CEO He Rails AgainstMarch 8, 2010 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We just played the sound bites of Obama ripping into the insurance companies for arbitrarily raising rates. Arbitrarily raising rates is the last place arbitrarily rates go up in the insurance industry. That's the last place. The insurance company actuarial figures are the most comprehensive statistics kept in any industry for any reason. There's nothing arbitrary about it. But what's Obama ever done to lower anybody's costs? How much have your taxes gone up since the Democrats controlled Congress? How much has the deficit gone...
  • Obama emphasis on words over images questioned by former White House communications guru

    03/08/2010 4:41:29 PM PST · by Track9 · 19 replies · 90+ views
    The Obama team’s disregard for big pictures — Bush in front of the Statue of Liberty on the first anniversary of 9/11, Clinton visiting a refugee camp in Macedonia during the Balkan war, Reagan looking over the wall into the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea — is part of the current administration’s scorn for things as they have traditionally been done, which they typically lump into the category of “politics as usual.” “We don’t want to participate in the artifice of politics that have turned so many people off,” Dan Pfeiffer, White House director of communications, told The...
  • LOCKED OUT!… Obama Won’t Let Public In to Hear His Health Care Speech in St. Louis

    03/08/2010 3:00:24 PM PST · by opentalk · 40 replies · 306+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 8, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    President Obama is coming to St. Louis on Wednesday to push his “angry mob unpopular” nationalized health care bill. But, you won’t get to see him. HE’S LOCKING THE DOORS ON THE ST. LOUIS PUBLIC. President Obama and Missouri Democrats including Senator Claire McCaskill, Governor Jay Nixon and Russ and Robin Carnahan want to ram their toxic health care bill down your throat but THEY DON’T HAVE THE GUTS TO FACE THE PUBLIC!
  • In final push, Obama stresses reforms will rein in healthcare costs. [BARF ALERT]

    03/08/2010 3:22:03 PM PST · by bjorn14 · 33 replies · 129+ views
    thehill.com ^ | March 8, 2010 | Michael O' Brien
    President Barack Obama said his healthcare plan takes into account "every single serious idea" on cost containment from both parties. Obama made the remark in a stump speech Monday in Glenside, Pa., where he sought to address GOP criticisms that his health plan doesn't do enough to contain rising costs. Obama, who appeared with Sens. Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) and Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), argued he's incorporated serious Republican proposals to contain rising healthcare costs. "You keep on hearing from critics and some of the Republicans on these Sunday shows say, 'Well, we want to do more about costs,' " Obama...
  • White House Pegged Chances for Health Reform at 51%, Report Says ("less ballerina ... more LBJ")

    03/08/2010 3:56:05 PM PST · by maggief · 11 replies · 152+ views
    CBS News ^ | March 08, 2010 | Stephanie Condon
    EXCERPTS "That 49 percent chance of failure could devastate Obama's presidency, weaken Democrats heading into the fall midterm elections and trigger an even fiercer, more debilitating round of finger-pointing inside the administration," writes Peter Baker of the Times, in a profile of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. (snip) Not everyone is convinced of Emanuel's effectiveness, however. Emanuel could have done more to sway Democratic lawmakers to support the president's plan, one unnamed Democratic congressman told Baker: "We need a little less ballerina and a little more L.B.J.," he said. "For all the reputation of being able to bust...
  • ABC News: Obama Seeks to Vilify Health Insurers, Give Them $336 Billion Check

    03/08/2010 4:22:03 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 46 replies · 175+ views
    ABC News: Neither [President Barack Obama or HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius] mentioned that the Senate health reform bill, which is the basis for Democrats' last best chance at comprehensive reform, would give the insurance companies millions of new customers required by law to buy health insurance. It would also require insurers to cover everyone, regardless of age, gender or pre-existing condition. To help pay for the new insurance requirements the government would give to people money to buy insurance - $336 billion over the next ten years. That money, ultimately, would have to go to... drum roll... insurance companies.
  • Obama’s New ‘Poverty’ Measurement

    03/08/2010 6:39:30 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 55 replies · 574+ views
    National Review ^ | March 8, 2010 | Robert Rector
    This week, the Obama administration announced it will create a new poverty-measurement system that will eventually displace the current poverty measure. This new measure, which has little or nothing to do with actual poverty, will serve as the propaganda tool in Obama’s endless quest to “spread the wealth.” Under the new measure, a family will be judged “poor” if its income falls below a certain specified income threshold. Nothing new there, but, unlike the current poverty standards, the new income thresholds will have a built-in escalator clause: They will rise automatically in direct proportion to any rise in the living...
  • Obama's Health Care Plan: What Do You Think? [Freep this poll.......]

    03/08/2010 11:37:21 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies · 146+ views
    Obama's Health Care Plan: What Do You Think? Posted by Stephanie Condon After debating health care reform for more than a year, President Obama says it's time for Democrats to deliver. Hotsheet has followed every step of the process, from early speculation about the process of reconciliation to the raucous protests from the plan's opponents. Democrats are expected to use reconciliation within weeks, allowing them to bypass a Republican filibuster and pass a final bill with a simple majority of 51 votes in the Senate. Republicans, meanwhile, insist they cannot support the measure and that the American public does not...
  • Name That Alinsky Tactic - Mon. 3-8-10

    03/08/2010 12:14:07 PM PST · by Brookhaven · 5 replies · 52+ views
    3-9-10 | Vanity
    Obama: Health plan 'not about' politics, partisanship Making his final sales pitch for his health care plan, President Obama scorned politics and distanced himself from the partisan conflict that derailed the effort before, saying "that's not what this is about." "I'll leave it to others to sift through the politics," Obama said. "Because that's not what this is about. That's not why we're here."
  • Obama Targets GOP in Last-Ditch Pitch for Health Care Bill

    03/08/2010 11:51:48 AM PST · by antidemoncrat · 58 replies · 360+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3/8/10
    President Obama, launching a last-ditch push to pass health care legislation in the next 10 days, left no doubt Monday that he was ready to roll over any opposition by taunting Republicans that they had 10 years to fix health care and didn't
  • President Obama attacks insurance companies in bid for public support on health overhaul

    03/08/2010 8:37:03 AM PST · by cajuncow · 40 replies · 279+ views
    cox news ^ | 3-8-10 | JULIE PACE, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON (Associated Press) -- President Barack Obama ratcheted up his attacks against insurance companies Monday in a last-ditch attempt to get a reluctant public and skittish Democrats behind his health overhaul legislation. Obama contended that insurers have calculated that they'll make more money by denying coverage to some and jacking up rates on others.
  • Obama administration backs off call for students to 'help' Obama

    09/03/2009 9:17:52 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 13 replies · 719+ views
    Examiner Washington, D.C. | September 3, 2009 | Dan Spencer
    After a fierce controversy over what many perceived as an effort to indoctrinate students, the White House says it will rewrite the government recommendation that teachers nationwide assign students a paper on how to "help the president." According to the Washington Times, Obama aides acknowledged the White House helped the U.S. Education Department craft recommended activities to be assigned to students after they watched Obama's address: Among the activities the government initially suggested for prekindergarten to sixth-grade students: that they "write letters to themselves about what they can do to help the president." Another task recommended for students immediately after...
  • Open letter to Obama : Prosecute those doctors!

    08/13/2009 6:41:41 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 8 replies · 623+ views
    President Obama, You have repeatedly trashed doctors in the US. And you claim that they are taking people's feet off, and removing tonsils simply because they want to make more money. They are greedy. You make these claims and sound so confident as if you have irrefutable proof. So let us see your proof. Tell congress to investigate the matter, they love investigations. America doesn't need any more of your demagoguery on this matter. If you are going to prosecute doctors who are committing a clear case of malpractice, then do so. If not, then put an end to these...
  • Carnival of the Fire-Breathers

    06/03/2009 4:34:26 AM PDT · by steve-b · 10 replies · 467+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/3/09 | Kathleen Parker
    Before recent events, I intended to write about the GOP's message problem with the headline: "Shoot the Messenger." Sunday's fatal shooting of abortion doctor George Tiller makes my title inappropriate, but the idea remains relevant. The adage, of course, is "Don't shoot the messenger," meaning we shouldn't necessarily blame the person who delivers bad news. For the Republican Party these days, however, the problem isn't so much the message. It's the messenger. By grotesque coincidence, Tiller's murderer furthers the point. It has long been a problem for the GOP that some of the party's cherished positions are embraced most enthusiastically...
  • Fat is the New Smoking

    04/22/2009 11:00:36 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 44 replies · 1,185+ views
    Breitbart - Big Hollywood ^ | 2009-04-22 | James Hudnall
    Do you have a spare tire? Some bulges? Do your thighs rub together? Do you have a big gut? Well, be prepared to be ostracized. They already did a number on smokers. It used to be you could smoke almost anywhere, from the supermarket to your workplace. And then they started passing laws until you now have to go to smoke areas which are usually outside and away from everywhere else. Even though OSHA had to admit that second-hand smoke in the workplace cannot affect people except under extreme conditions. “Field studies of environmental tobacco smoke indicate that under normal...
  • Class War in America

    04/01/2009 3:24:01 AM PDT · by Scanian · 9 replies · 966+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | April 01, 2009 | Richard Baehr
    Last night, for the first time, I watched the movie, The Fugitive, from start to finish. The film is about a surgeon, falsely accused and convicted of murdering his wife, who escapes during a prison transfer, and is pursued by a US marshall. For Chicagoans, the film is one of the great movie portrayals of the city. But I now believe the classic moment in the movie comes in the 82nd minute. Harrison Ford, playing the falsely accused doctor, Richard Kimble, tries to lose himself from his pursuers by joining in the St. Patrick's Day Parade. This parade always draws...
  • BLANKLEY: World's most dangerous city?

    03/24/2009 2:06:03 AM PDT · by Scanian · 19 replies · 1,028+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 24, 2009 | Tony Blankley
    In a world growing more dangerous by the week in this dark spring of 2009, Washington may be the most dangerous city in the world. The city is safe enough for its residents - it is the rest of the country and world that is endangered by what Washington is capable of doing. On a bipartisan, bicameral, bigovernmental (executive and legislative branches) basis, rarely has so much policymaking, world-economy-transforming power been in harness to such unsteady political and policy instincts. Whatever one thinks of the American International Group Inc.'s bonus actions, last week's performance by Washington's political class should give...
  • Politics in the Guise of Pure Science

    02/24/2009 5:19:57 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 20 replies · 734+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 23, 2009 | John Tierney
    Why, since President Obama promised to “restore science to its rightful place” in Washington, do some things feel not quite right? First there was Steven Chu, the physicist and new energy secretary, warning The Los Angeles Times that climate change could make water so scarce by century’s end that “there’s no more agriculture in California” and no way to keep the state’s cities going, either. Then there was the hearing in the Senate to confirm another physicist, John Holdren, to be the president’s science adviser. Dr. Holdren was asked about some of his gloomy neo-Malthusian warnings in the past, like...
  • Was It Effective Demagoguery, Or Ineffective?

    08/28/2008 9:55:11 PM PDT · by valkyry1 · 58 replies · 606+ views
    Power Line ^ | August 28, 2008 | V.P. Buzz
    Obama outlined, in the vaguest terms possible, countless billions or trillions of new federal spending. How would he pay for it? By "closing corporate loopholes"--like what? The idea that Obama's orgy of spending can be funded by "closing corporate loopholes" is frankly childish. By increasing taxes on the top 5% of taxpayers, i.e., precisely those who are grossly over-taxed already. The top 5% already pay 60% of all federal income taxes. And by "eliminating programs that no longer work." Really? Which ones? No one seriously imagines that Obama--let alone the Democratic Congress!--has any intention of eliminating any significant government programs.
  • Sign Language for Islamists

    04/20/2008 11:19:58 PM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 13 replies · 214+ views
    New York Times Video ^ | April, 2008 | Stephen Farell
    New York Times VideoIn Sadr City, Hashem Hadi Obaid translates sermons by preachers loyal to Moktada al-Sadr, the anti-American cleric, into sign language.Iraq's most anti-western demagogue is determined to bring the message to those who can't hear it. In Sadr City, Hashem Hadi Obaid translates sermons by preachers loyal to Moktada al-Sadr, the anti-American cleric, into sign language.
  • Incoherence (Congressional "Inquiry" into Gas Prices)

    04/02/2008 4:47:50 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 35 replies · 41+ views
    Power Line ^ | April 1, 2008 | John Hinderaker
    Today House Democrats appealed to ignorance, in their usual fashion, by summoning executives from the five biggest oil companies to berate them for high gasoline prices. This is fundamentally stupid in at least two respects. First, these same Democrats purport to be worried about "global warming" and committed to taking strong measures to combat it. Needless to say, the simplest way to reduce carbon consumption, if you really believe that carbon consumption will cause an environmental disaster, is to increase the price of energy. This is why some honest global warming advocates have argued for huge increases in the gasoline...
  • Obama Attended Hate America Sermon

    03/17/2008 1:11:07 AM PDT · by parousia · 64 replies · 2,215+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | March 16, 2008 | Ron Kessler
    Juan Williams, a Fox commentator whose book addresses the 'phony leaders and dead end groups that "promote a Culture of Failure and are undermining Black America,” tells Newsmax that Wright’s sermons reflect “the victim mindset that is so self-defeating in the black community and one that is played on by weak black leadership that chooses to have black people identified as victims rather than inspiring them as people who have overcome. In posing as victims, they say the most prejudiced and vicious things, not only about whites but about America. They call it theology. In fact, it’s nothing but bigotry.”...
  • Dangerous Demagoguery (Thomas Sowell)

    01/21/2008 9:02:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies · 454+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2008 | Thomas Sowell
    Most of the horrors of the 20th century — of which there were many — would not have been possible without demagoguery or misleading propaganda. Most people have too much of a sense of decency and too much common sense to have gone along with those horrors unless someone found a way to turn off their thinking and turn on their emotions. That is how Jim Jones led hundreds of people to their deaths at Jonestown. On a much larger scale, that is how Lenin created a regime of mass murder in Russia, how Hitler did the same thing in...
  • FDR, Hillary, The Democrats' Legacy of Demagoguery, and "The Forgotten Man"

    10/01/2007 10:05:35 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 9 replies · 89+ views
    Imprimis ^ | September 2007 | Amity Shlaes
    In his 1932 campaign, Franklin D. Roosevelt had talked about helping someone he called “the forgotten man.” He was thinking of the poorest man, or as he put it—invoking the time of the pharaohs—“the man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.” The phrase came from an essay (and later a book) written decades before, called The Forgotten Man. Written by a famous Yale professor named William Graham Sumner, this essay defined “the forgotten man” differently. Sumner employed an algebra to explain what he meant: A and B want to help X, he wrote. This is the charitable impulse. The...
  • McCaskill's comments on New Orleans draw fire (plays the race card on Katrina)

    09/08/2006 9:16:55 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 36 replies · 881+ views
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | September 7, 2006 | Jo Mannies
    National Republicans are condemning state Auditor Claire McCaskill's comment to a group of city Democratic elected officials this week that "George Bush let people die on rooftops in New Orleans because they were poor and because they were black."
  • Gore's 'Truth' needs to be acted upon now

    06/22/2006 3:58:40 PM PDT · by SJackson · 38 replies · 998+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 6-22-06 | Judy Ettenhofer
    Judy Ettenhofer: Gore's 'Truth' needs to be acted upon now By Judy Ettenhofer, June 21, 2006 When "Fahrenheit 9/11," the Michael Moore screen diatribe against our current president, arrived in Madison theaters shortly before the 2004 presidential election, people sympathetic to its message couldn't get enough of it. They flocked to screenings and breathlessly implored their friends to see the movie that bolstered all their reasons for hating George W. Bush. It is my profound hope that the same kind of passionate evangelism occurs as a result of a much, much more crucial film that arrived at Westgate and Eastgate...
  • Gay Marriage Ban Short of Votes in Senate

    06/05/2006 10:00:29 AM PDT · by kellynla · 332 replies · 5,117+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Jun 5, 2006 | LAURIE KELLMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush and congressional Republicans are aiming the political spotlight this week on efforts to ban gay marriage, with events at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue - all for a constitutional amendment with scant chance of passage but wide appeal among social conservatives. "Ages of experience have taught us that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society," Bush said in his weekly radio address. "Government, by recognizing and protecting marriage, serves the interests of all." The president was to make...
  • Profiles in Class Warfare: Snow Flashes $20 Bill to Demagogue Tax Cut

    05/11/2006 5:09:24 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies · 1,189+ views
    GMA/NewsBusters | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein May 11, 2006 Maybe the ABC show should change its name to 'Demagogue Morning America'. Earlier this week, Charlie Gibson trotted out windfall-profit taxes and limits on executive compensation as 'solutions' to high gas prices. This morning, Kate Snow took the demagoguery up-close-and-personal, flashing a $20 bill in the faces of modest-income Americans to elict predictable responses about the tax cut they would be receiving under a Republican-backed plan. Snow set the tone by announcing that the proposed extension of the tax cuts "would cost the federal government $70 billion." Of course tax cuts don't cost the...
  • Specter: U.S. should consider windfall oil tax

    04/23/2006 1:00:08 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 212 replies · 2,884+ views
    AP ^ | 4/23/6
    The government should consider a tax on oil companies if they make excessive profits amid rising gasoline prices, a leading Republican senator said Sunday. Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said a windfall profits tax, along with measures to stem concentration of market power among a few select oil companies, could offer eventual relief to consumers hurting at the gas pump. "I believe that we have allowed too many companies to get together to reduce competition," Specter said. "They get together, reduce the supply of oil, and that drives up prices," he said. "In the short...
  • Bush marks Earth Day with focus on alternative fuels

    04/22/2006 3:51:31 PM PDT · by EastCobbRules · 37 replies · 853+ views
    Bush marks Earth Day with focus on alternative fuels SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - President George W. Bush marked Earth Day on Saturday by highlighting technology that could reduce U.S. dependence on oil, while Democrats used a spike in gas prices to criticize White House energy policy. With oil prices hitting a record high this week and gas at the pump topping $3 a gallon in some places, Democrats hoping to win control of the U.S. Congress in November elections seized on the issue to make a populist argument against big oil companies and Republicans' ties to them. Critics are also...
  • Leaders Question Gasoline Prices (Hastert, Frist to ask for Probe)

    04/22/2006 3:27:41 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 211 replies · 1,973+ views
    Washington Post ^ | April 21, 2006 | Steven Mufson and Timothy Dwyer
    Congressional leaders yesterday planned to ask President Bush to order investigations into possible price gouging by oil companies as crude oil prices hit new highs on world markets and average gasoline prices in the nation's capital blew through the $3-a-gallon mark. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) are preparing to send a letter to the president Monday asking him to direct the Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department to investigate alleged price gouging and instruct the Environmental Protection Agency to issue waivers that might make it easier for oil refiners to produce adequate...
  • Why Does Hillary Clinton Fear Condoleezza Rice?

    04/03/2006 3:08:02 PM PDT · by Mia T · 72 replies · 2,482+ views
    Capitalism Magazine ^ | 3.08.06, 4.03.06 | Walter Williams (annotated by Mia T)
    Why Does Hillary Clinton Fear Condoleezza Rice? by Walter Williams (March 8, 2006) Capitalism Magazine Presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton used Rev. Al Sharpton's Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration to, as Professor Shelby Steele explains, "whistle for the black vote by pandering to the black sense of grievance." In response to a question from the audience: "I need you to tell us what distinguishes Democrats from Republicans right now," Sen. Clinton answered, "When you look at the way the House of Representatives has been run, it has been run like a plantation, and you know what I'm talking about . ....
  • "I support the poor but not the war on poverty."

    08/25/2005 6:00:24 AM PDT · by Mia T · 22 replies · 904+ views
    8.25.05 | JohnLongIsland, Mia T
    "I support the poor but not the war on poverty." by JohnLongIsland + Mia T, 8.25.05 If you want to attend ex-President Clinton's upcoming conference on solving global poverty, you better not be poor yourself. The web site for the so-called "Clinton Global Initiative" - set for Sept. 15-17 in Manhattan - is hawking tickets for $15,000 a-piece. For that princely sum, "participants will play a role in deciding on the programs that the Initiative will fund throughout the year." "This nonpartisan conference will bring together a diverse and select group of current and former heads of state, business leaders,...
  • "Are we really going to let the frail 80 year old woman starve on the curb?" (Democrat demogoguery)

    03/08/2005 6:14:48 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 64 replies · 1,414+ views
    C-SPAN - floor of the House | March 8, 2005 | Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin)
    Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) on the floor of the House just moments ago regarding President Bush's efforts to reform Social Security: "Are we really going to allow the frail 80-year old woman, whom work is no longer an option, to starve sitting out on the curb?"
  • Demagoging Tsunamis => Insurance Co. siding w/ Environmentalists

    01/06/2005 6:56:25 AM PST · by NCCarrs · 12 replies · 410+ views
    Washinthing Times ^ | 6 January 2004 | Steven Milloy
    Below is excerpt of interest => whole article worth read, though: Exploitation of tragedy is a sport played not only by environmentalists. Insurer Munich Re used the event to renew its call to fight global warming, which the insurance industry has recently begun blaming for natural disasters. Concerned about large payouts for natural disaster claims, insurance companies are very eager to establish global warming as contributing to those disasters, so they can sue deep-pocket businesses supposedly responsible for that global warming.
  • the left's over-the-top "over the top"

    11/29/2004 3:17:35 AM PST · by Mia T · 21 replies · 1,591+ views
    11.20.04 | Mia T
    the left's over-the-top "over the top" by Mia T, 11.29.04 It's time for the 2004 awards for over-the-top rhetoric. Cameron Diaz said that if you think rape should be legal, you should not vote on November 2.... Comedian John Leguizamo said that Hispanics who pulled the lever for Bush would be like roaches voting for Raid. According to Sen. John Edwards, "I'd say if you live in the United States of America and you vote for George Bush, you've lost your mind." So, according to these... sages, on Election Day 44 percent of Hispanics revealed themselves as roaches who...
  • POST-ELECTION MORALITY PLAY: THE LEFT CONTINUES TO DEMONSTRATE ITS UNFITNESS IN REAL TIME

    11/11/2004 4:31:36 AM PST · by Mia T · 3 replies · 1,073+ views
    C-SPAN and various | 11.11.04 | Mia T
    POST-ELECTION MORALITY PLAY:THE LEFT CONTINUES TO DEMONSTRATE ITS UNFITNESS IN REAL TIME by Mia T, 11.09.04 HAROLD ICKES: on winning the presidency by terrorizing white women  (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) http://virtualclintonlibrary.blogspot.com http://hillarytalks.blogspot.comhttp://virtualhillary.blogspot.comhttp://www.hillarytalks.ushttp://www.hillarytalks.orgfiendsofhillary.blogspot.comfiendsofhillary.usfiendsofhillary.orgfraudsofhillary.com missus clinton's REAL virtual office update "If you look at white women, and I think that was the key to this election, Kerry won 45% based on the exit polls--but they're generally in agreement--Kerry won 45%, Bush won 55% of white women. By contrast, Bush won only 45% of white women in 2000, so he upped is percentages by 10 points. In 1996,...
  • Edwards Warns Floridians of GOP 'Tricks'

    10/16/2004 3:16:50 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 80 replies · 2,121+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Sat, Oct. 16, 2004 | LIZ SIDOTI
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Sen. John Edwards, visiting the state that narrowly put President Bush in the White House in 2000 after a disputed recount and voting irregularities, issued a warning Saturday to Floridians about Republicans. "We know they're going to be up to their old tricks, right, trying to keep people from voting," Edwards told supporters gathered at a community block party. "We're going to make sure that people get to vote. We're going to make sure those votes count, and here in Florida, democracy is going to decide who the next president of the United States is going...
  • "An Edwards Outrage"

    10/15/2004 7:47:46 AM PDT · by Salty Cobra · 34 replies · 2,236+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | October 15, 2004 | Charles Krauthammer
    An Edwards Outrage After the second presidential debate, in which John Kerry used the word "plan" 24 times, I said on television that Kerry has a plan for everything except curing psoriasis. I should have known there is no parodying Kerry's pandering. It turned out days later that the Kerry campaign has a plan -- nay, a promise -- to cure paralysis. What is the plan? Vote for Kerry. This is John Edwards on Monday at a rally in Newton, Iowa: "If we do the work that we can do in this country, the work that we will do when...
  • "An Edwards Outrage"

    10/15/2004 7:47:43 AM PDT · by Salty Cobra · 17 replies · 708+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | October 15, 2004 | Charles Krauthammer
    An Edwards Outrage After the second presidential debate, in which John Kerry used the word "plan" 24 times, I said on television that Kerry has a plan for everything except curing psoriasis. I should have known there is no parodying Kerry's pandering. It turned out days later that the Kerry campaign has a plan -- nay, a promise -- to cure paralysis. What is the plan? Vote for Kerry. This is John Edwards on Monday at a rally in Newton, Iowa: "If we do the work that we can do in this country, the work that we will do when...
  • Looking for the following Edwards audio or video (Reeves/stem-cell demagoguery)

    10/12/2004 11:08:51 PM PDT · by Mia T · 4 replies · 402+ views
    10.13.04 | Mia T
    Looking for the following Edwards audio or video: 'We will stop juvenile diabetes, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other debilitating diseases... When John Kerry is president, people like Christopher Reeve are going get up out of that wheelchair and walk again.' John Edwards Newton High School gym Newton, Iowa...   THE MAN FROM HOPE: been there, done that (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE)special thanx to moola man for the movie conceptjohnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com  COPYRIGHT MIA T 2004
  • Lame Will Walk Out Of Wheelchairs, Sick Will Be Healed If Kerry Wins, Says John Edwards

    10/12/2004 6:31:53 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 128 replies · 3,305+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | October 11, 2004
    Edwards Stem Cell Vision: 'We will stop juvenile diabetes, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other debilitating diseases... When John Kerry is president, people like Christopher Reeve are going get up out of that wheelchair and walk again.' Edwards made the unprecedented campaign promises during 30-minute speech at Newton High School gym in Newton, Iowa...
  • It's a Bird... It's a Plane...

    10/11/2004 4:54:53 PM PDT · by bootyist-monk · 23 replies · 1,256+ views
    Self | 10-11-04 | Bootyist Monk
  • McDermott's Conspiracies (The Point)

    10/01/2004 3:49:16 PM PDT · by Angry Republican · 24 replies · 1,291+ views
    News Central ^ | October 3, 2004 | Mark Hyman
    Jim McDermott believes in conspiracies. You may remember Baghdad Jim. The Seattle area Congressman went to Baghdad two years ago in a show of support for Saddam Hussein. While there, he denounced U.S. foreign policy and UN sanctions. His constituents must be so proud. When Saddam was captured last December, McDermott argued that U.S. troops knew of Saddam's whereabouts for a long time, but delayed capturing him in order to achieve a public relations coup on behalf of President Bush. Jim McDermott also participates in conspiracies -- at least according to the courts. A federal judge found McDermott guilty in...
  • Insurance: A pocketbook issue in coming elections (Dem / union demagoguery)

    09/17/2004 9:01:47 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 7 replies · 324+ views
    The Courier Press ^ | September 14, 2004 | Charles Wolfe, AP
    FRANKFORT -- Larry Belcher, a retired teacher from Bullitt County, was at the Capitol last week and made a stop in the House chamber where he served two terms as a state representative and hopes to return. Belcher was not merely being nostalgic. He was part of a backdrop, one of about 30 Democratic legislators and candidates standing behind Speaker Jody Richards in the House chamber as Richards lambasted the state health insurance plan being implemented by Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration. The plan will entail some significant cost increases for 229,000 school and state government employees, retirees and dependents. The...
  • BUSH TOLD TRUTH ON IRAQ -- Will Democrats Drop Their Wartime Demagoguery?

    07/16/2004 7:42:46 AM PDT · by Apolitical · 17 replies · 987+ views
    It wasn't President Bush who misled America. It was partisan Democrats, who risked national morale during war to advance their partisan interest....
  • Michael Moore, Alas

    07/05/2004 6:21:42 AM PDT · by Valin · 14 replies · 768+ views
    OpenDemocracy ^ | 7/1/04 | Todd Gitlin
    America’s corroded politics, benighted democracy, scandalous history and pliant media, have created a monster. Todd Gitlin on Fahrenheit 9/11 and Michael Moore, “the master demagogue an age of demagoguery made”. André Gide, when asked in 1905 whom he considered the greatest French poet of the 19th century, is said to have replied: “Victor Hugo, hélas!” Who is the most compelling, useful filmmaker of the 21st century (so far)? Michael Moore, alas– But now a pause for a moment of conscience. Let intellect have its due. Moore cuts plenty of corners, so how good can that be? Compelling? Useful? Moore specializes...
  • About those casualties in Iraq . . .

    03/15/2004 10:22:48 AM PST · by TPartyType · 40 replies · 178+ views
    3/15/04 | self
    Friends, I've been thinking about this for several months. I've never heard anyone attempt to put into perspective the numbers of war dead the US has suffered in Iraq. In light of the unfortunate election results in Spain, I think it behooves us to get this argument out in the public arena, so here it is! We have, as of 15 March 04, lost 560 soldiers in Iraq. That number is tragic, to be sure. It is unfortunate that we have lost so many lives in this cause. However, in order to put things in perspective, consider that one state,...