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  • Enough! They MUST Be Stopped!

    06/20/2014 10:19:42 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 18 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 6/20/14 | Lloyd Marcus
    It has become a daily frightening occurrence, hearing politicians, commentators, pundits, and stunned Americans say, “That's outrageous!” **snip**For example: the GOP was moving too slow in caving to Obama's amnesty scheme, so Obama said, Heck with it, I'll bypass everyone and make it happen. **snip** As with every other extremely arrogant action by Obama, from blatantly lying about ObamaCare to releasing the Taliban five, while everyone expresses disbelief, outrage, and concern, nothing happens. The same is the case concerning the disaster happening at our border. Despite bipartisan outrage, the tsunami of illegals continues. Then there is the absurd lie from...
  • Pseudo-stupidity: the latest trick the media is pulling on dumb Democrat voters

    05/03/2013 9:16:15 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 5 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | May 3, 2013 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Give the liberals credit, they know their voters are morons and they never make the mistake of treating them as anything else. Democrat elected officials know they don’t ever really have to make sense when they address their half-witted supporters. They only have to say something or do something, anything, and the media will praise them for their “honesty and courage.” Nobody ever questions what is “courageous” about admitting you have cheated on your income tax, stole campaign contributions, ran a male brothel or sold a political appointment; the media makes all of that go away for Democrats. When “the...
  • Floridians offered $1 million to snitch on citizens who 'hate government'

    05/02/2013 8:28:21 AM PDT · by Marv Dumon · 40 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 05/02/2013 | Marv Dumon
    Additionally, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office was slammed for keeping secret police files on private citizens.
  • SOCIAL SECURITY NOW CALLED 'FEDERAL BENEFIT PAYMENT'/ENTITLEMENT!

    12/08/2012 4:42:06 AM PST · by IbJensen · 143 replies
    emal | 12/8/2012 | email edited by Ib Jensen
    Have you noticed, your Social Security check is now referred to as a "Federal Benefit Payment"? The government is now referring to our Social Security checks as a “Federal Benefit Payment.”This isn’t a benefit – its earned income! Not only did we all contribute to Social Security but our employers did too. It totaled 15% of our income before taxes. If you averaged $30K per year over your working life, that's close to $180,000 invested in Social Security. If you calculate the future value of your monthly investment in social security ($375/month, including both your and your employer’s contributions) at...
  • Disheartened Obamaphiles Should Just Stop Talking (Proof that Democrats Are Just Plain Stupid)

    12/04/2012 1:07:12 PM PST · by lbryce · 10 replies
    Legal Insurection ^ | December 2, 2012 | William A Jacobsen
    It’s hard to know whether to cheer their disappointment or commiserate. My natural inclination is to tell them to S*** *** **** ** considering that they have subjected us to four more years. From Michael Goodwin, Obama 2: Even more reckless: People weren’t paying attention. Those are the people now surprised that President Obama is still stridently campaigning instead of doing the real work of governing. Even some who voted for him last month are puzzled as he threatens to take the nation off the fiscal cliff if Republicans don’t give him the tax hikes he demands now and puts...
  • Senate defeats bill to place conditions on US aid

    09/22/2012 11:17:27 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 9/22/2012 | AP Staff
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has defeated a bill that would have conditioned foreign aid on a country's cooperation in investigating attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities. The bill also would have denied aid to Pakistan unless that country releases Dr. Shakil Afridi. Pakistan arrested the doctor, who allegedly helped the United States track down Osama bin Laden by running a fake vaccination program for the CIA to collect DNA. The objective was to verify bin Laden's presence at the compound where the al-Qaida leader was later killed. Afridi was convicted of high treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison....
  • Hackneyed ‘ward hack’ theme won’t fly (0BAMA GETS LIBERAL DAMAGE CONTROL)

    08/29/2012 10:29:37 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 22 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 29, 2012 | MARK BROWN markbrown@suntimes.com
    TAMPA — Here we go again with this business about Barack Obama bringing “Chicago ward politics” to the White House. John McCain pushed that notion to no effect four years ago, and one of my counterparts has never let up. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has now adopted it as part of his standup shtick, as if the Garden State was some sort of oasis of ethical government, though thankfully he dropped the theme from Tuesday’s keynote attack-dog speech. It’s an easy hit. Our city’s politics are dirty, undeniably so. Obama emerged from our political system, therefore, Obama must be...
  • In new abortion battle, Planned Parenthood sues Arizona

    07/16/2012 6:55:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/16/2012 | Corrie MacLaggan
    Planned Parenthood on Monday sued the state of Arizona in an effort to overturn a law that blocks funding for its health clinics because the organization also performs abortions. The law, signed by Governor Jan Brewer in May, is part of a national campaign against Planned Parenthood orchestrated by conservatives Republican lawmakers who oppose abortions. In the past two years, 13 states have taken steps to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood, and the organization has filed lawsuits in six of them, including Arizona. Planned Parenthood says abortions account for only 3 percent of its services, which include cancer screening and...
  • Former Missouri Gov. Wilson sentenced to probation

    07/09/2012 1:01:30 PM PDT · by Clintons Are White Trash · 5 replies
    St. Louis Post Dispatch ^ | 7/9/2012 | Robert Patrick
    After a lengthy investigation, Wilson was indicted in April on a misdemeanor insurance charge for laundering a total $8,000 in campaign contributions from Missouri Employers Mutual Co., a state-created workers' compensation company based in Columbia, to the Missouri Democratic Party through a St. Louis law firm, Herzog Crebs. Former Herzog Crebs partner Ed Griesedieck III was also indicted.
  • Florida teen kills self during game of Russian Roulette

    07/01/2012 9:42:56 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 55 replies
    BNO News ^ | July 1, 2012
    LARGO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. teenager, who was critically injured earlier this week while playing a game of Russian Roulette with friends, has died at a hospital in central Florida, police said on Sunday. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. local time on Friday when 17-year-old Thorin R. Montgomery was playing a game of Russian Roulette with his friends at his home in Largo, a city about 19 miles (30 kilometers) west of Tampa. First responders found him suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Detectives said Montgomery was playing the game with three of his...
  • Tarheel trainwreck: The coming DNC disaster

    06/22/2012 10:45:25 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 16 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 6/22/12 | Michelle Malkin
    There aren’t Greek columns tall or wide enough to camouflage Barack Obama’s impending North Carolina catastrophe. In September, the campaigner-in-chief will travel to Charlotte for his party’s presidential nominating convention. For once, the incurable jetsetter may wish he had stayed home. Obama’s stage managers envision a triumphant, unifying coronation reminiscent of their 2008 DNC production in Denver. But the southern swing state is turning into a Democratic disaster zone. Start with the North Carolina Democratic Party. At the state party convention last week, Obama for America was AWOL. The glaring absence of high-level national Obama surrogates was noted “as odd,”...
  • Did Democrats hack the 2008 Obama election?

    04/21/2012 2:42:25 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 12 replies
    Stratfor, the US-based private intelligence company, says that Senator John McCain's campaign knew that electoral fraud was going on in 2008 but chose to do nothing. What is going on now as President Obama faces changed circumstances?
  • Is this the last hurrah for Jesse Jackson Jr.?

    03/21/2012 9:28:38 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    Human Events ^ | March 20, 2012 | John Gizzi
    Could the Democratic House Member from Illinois with by far the best known name go down to defeat Tuesday night? Could the once-promising career of Jesse Jackson, Jr. be finished—at the hands of fellow Democrats, no less? Along with the Republican presidential primary, one of the biggest political stories of March 20 will certainly be the fate of the young Jackson, who faces a strong primary challenge from former Rep. Debbie Halvorson (lifetime American Conservative Union rating: 20 percent), who lost her Will County-based seat two years ago to Republican Adam Kinzinger. The race between the former congresswoman and the...
  • American flag with President Obama's image sparks outrage at Florida Democrats

    03/14/2012 10:30:45 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 44 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | March 14, 2012 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    An American flag with President Obama's image in place of the stars flew over a Florida county's Democrat headquarters long enough to enrage local veterans who called the altered banner "a disgrace." Lake County Democratic Party officials took down the flag, which flew just below a standard Old Glory on the flagpole outside headquarters in Tavares following complaints by local veterans. But merely taking it down wasn't enough for several local veterans, who said they fought for the flag Betsy Ross made famous, not one with a politician on it. "It's absolutely disrespectful," Jim Bradford, a 71-year-old veteran who participated...
  • Reid Statement On Keystone Vote(blames Tea Party again;)

    03/08/2012 2:50:16 PM PST · by mdittmar · 18 replies
    United States Senate Democrats ^ | 3/8/12 | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
    Washington, D.C.— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate defeated a Republican amendment to impose an artificial timeline on the Keystone XL pipeline project:“Today the Senate voted against Republicans’ attempt to impose an artificial timeline and short-circuit the process needed to plan the best route for the Keystone XL pipeline. If Republicans truly want to move ahead with this pipeline, they should stop treating it like a political football.“Half of the pipeline is already being built, and the company building the pipeline is submitting another application for the remainder of the route. This process should...
  • The White House Has A Rodent Problem...

    09/22/2011 2:21:00 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-22-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    For the uninitiated, Pinky and the Brain are characters from the Warner Bros. cartoon Animaniacs (I watched it a lot when I was a kid) They're lab mice. Pinky is just a complete moron. Brain is a supposed genius bent on world domination, but fails at everything he sets out to accomplish.
  • UPDATE: GOP Politicians Banned from Labor Day Parade

    08/29/2011 7:11:40 AM PDT · by redreno · 115 replies
    wsaw.com ^ | 9:20 PM Aug 27, 2011 | : Madeline Anderson
    Organizers of Wausau's Labor Day parade say Republican lawmakers aren't welcome in this year's event. The Marathon County Central Labor Council sponsors the September 5th parade. The council includes about 30 local unions from the Marathon County area. Council president Randy Radtke says they choose not to invite elected officials who have "openly attacked worker's rights" or did nothing to intervene.
  • Illinois governor signs election law favoring Democrats (Shocking!)

    06/24/2011 5:34:36 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    reuters ^ | June 24, 2011 | Eric Johnson
    (Reuters) - Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed into law on Friday a new congressional district map that could reverse gains Republicans made in the state in 2010 midterm elections. Democrats were able to leverage their control of the General Assembly and a Democratic governor to approve a new election map for 2012 that analysts said could help Democrats win at least three more congressional seats in the state
  • Senate Dem's officially call for new "Stimulus" Package (Seen that coming!)

    06/22/2011 7:58:09 PM PDT · by BillMcMicheals · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6-22-2011 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - Democrats in the Senate on Wednesday called on Vice President Joe Biden to include new economic stimulus spending in deficit-reduction talks as a way of lowering the 9.1 percent jobless rate that is hobbling the economic recovery.
  • Questioning of Obama's birth in U.S. should stop: sister

    04/12/2011 2:34:41 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 38 replies
    reuters ^ | Tue Apr 12, 2011 | staff reporter
    Talk that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and therefore does not qualify to be president should stop, Obama's half-sister Maya Soetoro-Ng said.
  • Union Rally Targets Democratic Maryland Governor Over Pension Reforms

    03/16/2011 11:46:36 AM PDT · by MsLady · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 16, 2011 | Fox News
    Thousands are expected to protest the governor's pension reform proposal Monday night at a rally organized by Maryland's largest union for state employees, as budget challenges return to the forefront in the General Assembly after weeks of debate on social issues.
  • Democrat Introduces Legislation to end Right-to-Work States

    10/04/2010 4:37:32 PM PDT · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 20 replies
    BigGovernment ^ | 04 October 2010 | LaborUnionReport
    Back in June, we reported that California Congressman Brad Sherman (D) was circulating a letter to his fellow Democrats to introduce legislation to repeal “Right-to-Work” laws in 22 states. Now, with less than a month before the mid-term elections and five weeks before a lame-duck session in Congress, Sherman has introduced legislation to eliminate state Right to Work laws all across America. Currently, there are 22 states in the U.S. that have laws where workers who are employed at companies that are unionized have a choice whether or not to join or pay the union. These states are known as...
  • Sir John Boehner Of Ohio Knighted By Barack Obama. Thank You, Mr. President

    09/15/2010 5:18:04 AM PDT · by joeclarke · 9 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 09/15/2010 | JoeClarke.Net
    Well, it's taken a while for our own home-grown, corn-fed Ohioan, John Boehner to get some Lamestream Media coverage, but President Obama has catapulted "our" John to the stage of national attention, mentioning him by name at least eight times in a Cleveland speech last week. Representative and Republican Minority Whip (And, I do mean "whip") Boehner was also diginified in that POTUS was only making a spontaneous speech at a Cleveland University, where local students had to be begged to attend, reportedly, because John Boehner had recently been in Ohio whipping up the masses against Obama's Recovery Summer...
  • In House Ethics Battles, a Partywide Threat

    08/02/2010 9:16:42 AM PDT · by lbryce · 4 replies · 1+ views
    NYT ^ | DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and CARL HULSE
    WASHINGTON — By defiantly pushing for full-fledged ethics trials, Representatives Charles B. Rangel and Maxine Waters are raising the prospect of a spectacle focusing on Congressional corruption this fall, just as Democrats are fighting to hold on to their majority in an election already defined by distrust of Washington. Neither lawmaker, both Democrats, faces electoral jeopardy. Mr. Rangel, who was charged on Thursday by the House ethics committee with 13 violations, including failing to pay taxes on rental income from his Dominican villa, represents a safe district in Harlem. Ms. Waters, who is accused of using her office to help...
  • Unions Bus Californians to Phoenix for Illegal-Immigration Protest (Thugs)

    08/01/2010 9:46:11 AM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies · 4+ views
    breitbart.tv ^ | Aug. 1, 2010
    550 California residents, representing labor unions and civil rights groups, are marching in unity for Mexican-Americans. Protesters can be seen in this video wearing the trademark purple shirts of the SEIU, green shirts of AFSCME and blue shirts of the Teamsters..
  • Senate Democrats Set to Restore Jobless Benefits (WHY WE NEED MORE PATRIOT SENATORS)

    07/20/2010 5:39:14 AM PDT · by USALiberty · 16 replies
    (AP) With a new face and a 60th vote for breaking a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats are preparing to restore jobless checks for 2.5 million people whose benefits ran out during a congressional standoff over deficit spending. President Obama says, "It's time to do what's right." But first, Obama and his Democratic allies are pressing for maximum political advantage, blaming Republicans for an impasse that halted unemployment checks averaging $309 a week for those whose eligibility had expired.
  • Nancy Pelosi Reportedly Calls Gibbs “Politically Inept” After 'Meet The Press' Remarks

    07/14/2010 10:20:12 AM PDT · by lbryce · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Mediate ^ | July 14,2010 | Glynnis MacNicol |
    See Video Did Press Secretary Robert Gibbs know he was about to set off a firestorm this Sunday when he “stated the obvious” to David Gregory that there “are enough seats in play” for the GOP to take the House this November? Chances are, yes. This administration if far too media savvy to think a quote like that would do anything but set off a firestorm. Their motivation for doing so, however, remains unclear. I’ve noted in earlier posts I thought this was the administration’s subtle attempt to have its cake and eat it too. Mediaite’s Tommy Christopher thinks this...
  • Progressives Hope '1 Nation' Coalition Can Recapture GrassRoots Fervor(Libs Adopt TeaParty Approach)

    07/12/2010 9:43:23 AM PDT · by lbryce · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 12, 2010 | Krissah Thompson
    If imitation is the highest form of flattery, the "tea party" movement must be honored. In an effort to replicate the tea party's success, 170 liberal and civil rights groups are forming a coalition that they hope will match the movement's political energy and influence. They promise to "counter the tea party narrative" and help the progressive movement find its voice again after 18 months of foundering. The large-scale attempt at liberal unity, dubbed "One Nation," will try to revive themes that energized the progressive grass roots two years ago. In a repurposing of Barack Obama's former campaign slogan, organizers...
  • Hundreds of large feral rats found in N.M. home

    05/20/2010 2:58:16 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 942+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2010
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- City animal control officers have started removing hundreds of large, feral rats from inside a Las Cruces rental home. Animal shelter director Beth Vesco-Mock said the rats - some sickly and displaying evidence of fighting - are about the size of a four- to five-month-old kitten.
  • Rangel Giving Up the Gavel (Could Step Down as Early as Tonight)

    03/02/2010 4:59:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 77 replies · 2,733+ views
    NBC New York ^ | Tue, Mar 2, 2010 | HASANI GITTENS
    Harlem Democrat Charles Rangel now says he will step down as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, NBC News has learned. He may make the move as early as tonight and Michigan Democratic Rep Sander Levin will temporarily take over the committee. Some details still need to be ironed out, but sources said Rangel has been pushed to step down before the House voted on a bill to forcefully strip him of the coveted chairmanship. Rangel has been under fire ever since an ethics committee released a report Thursday that found that he violated House rules by...
  • AP: Ethics panel says Rangel broke House rules

    02/25/2010 3:39:02 PM PST · by Steelfish · 117 replies · 4,869+ views
    MSNBC ^ | February 25, 2010 | AP
  • Democrats need to learn the blame game

    01/24/2010 6:23:43 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 48 replies · 1,469+ views
    Financial Times ^ | 1/24/10 | James Carville
    Democrats would not be playing the blame game with one another for the loss or for the healthcare debacle if they had only pointed fingers at those (or in this case, the one) who put Americans (and most of the world) in the predicament we’re in: George W. Bush.
  • Bad weekend sets up rough week for health bill; despite echoes of optimism

    12/14/2009 9:18:30 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies · 641+ views
    The Hill ^ | December 14, 2009 | Jeffrey Young
    President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid remain optimistic the Senate can wrap up the healthcare overhaul in time for Christmas, but few signs suggest that package will be ready in 2009. “I think it's going to pass out of the Senate before Christmas,” Obama said during an interview aired Sunday on CBS News’s “60 Minutes.” The Senate will pick up the debate this week after taking a break to pass a spending bill to keep the government running. But Reid (D-Nev.) will have to find a way to get 60 votes with Republicans united against the bill...
  • SHOCKING!MORE PROOF ... MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ALWAYS KNEW OBAMA WAS INELIGIBLE

    10/08/2009 10:19:43 AM PDT · by mrngstar · 113 replies · 6,075+ views
    Hillary and Me ^ | 10/08/2009 | sandstone
    I want you to go to Constitutionally Speaking (CS) ... but not quite yet. As I have written numerous times, most members of Congress (past and present), knew that Obama was constitutionally ineligible for the office of President and remained silent. The names include Barney Frank, Maxine Waters, Shelia Jackson Lee, Joe Scarborough, Ted Kennedy, Orrin Hatch .... the list is endless. This is the dirty little secret known to most everyone in Washington, in the MSM, and in the legal community. It was purposely kept from the general public. The CS series provides exhaustive details of Congress' extensive knowledge...
  • MOVEMENT BY DEMS TO HURT INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR VOTES

    08/02/2009 5:18:35 PM PDT · by Kackikat · 28 replies · 872+ views
    News Max ^ | 08/02/09 | Kackikat
    The president rolled out the new strategy of scapegoating insurance companies during his town hall meeting in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday,
  • Dodd to give back AIG contributions

    03/18/2009 5:09:42 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 19 replies · 1,152+ views
    Connecticut Post ^ | 3/18/09 | MariAn Gail Brown
    When it comes to donating to politicians and filling their coffers, bonus-and-bail-out embattled American International Group Inc.'s Financial Products unit in Wilton has a stimulus record of its own, providing Sen. Christopher Dodd's presidential campaign with more than $103,000 during the 2008 election cycle. AIG's contributions to Dodd outpace the financial firm's $101,000 contribution to President Barack Obama's election bid. Altogether, AIG executives raised $630,000 during the past election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, as the company was coming under fire. At least $120,000 of those contributions were made after September when Congress awarded AIG the first...
  • Democrats blast Limbaugh for comment on Kennedy

    03/06/2009 6:26:35 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 61 replies · 2,189+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 3/6/2009 | AP
    WASHINGTON – A Democratic official rebuked conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh on Friday for suggesting a health care proposal will be named in memory of Sen. Edward Kennedy, who is battling brain cancer. On his radio show, Limbaugh said President Barack Obama's proposed health care revisions will be championed by "the liberal lion Teddy Kennedy."
  • Obama Will Overreach

    11/11/2008 3:49:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 54 replies · 318+ views
    News Max Email | 11/10/2008 | Ronald Kessler
    As polls just before the election showed Barack Obama winning, Dave Keene, president of the American Conservative Union, paid a visit to columnist Robert Novak at his home. His longtime friend was chuckling, and Keene asked him why. “Well, my Democratic friends think they’ve died and gone to heaven,” Novak said. “If they’d been around as long as I have, they’d realize that it isn’t heaven, and they don’t have a permanent invitation to stay anyway.” In fact, Keene tells Newsmax, Obama did not win for the reasons he thinks he did, and he can be counted on to overreach,...
  • email from VA Dem party (BARF ALERT)

    10/30/2008 1:58:34 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 3 replies · 416+ views
    All of the historic work that's been done in Virginia over the last six months now comes down to just five days, and Barack Obama, Mark Warner and our Congressional candidates are relying on YOU. Talk of the infamous GOP "72-hour program" has already begun. In 2000 and 2004 this program put George W. Bush over the top in Florida and Ohio, respectively. This year, the same operation is expected to land in Virginia. However, the Republicans have failed to recognize the infrastructure we've built over the last three years. Our operation elected Governor Kaine in 2005, unseated George Allen...
  • McCain: ‘Who is the real Barack Obama?’

    10/06/2008 1:26:18 PM PDT · by BGHater · 15 replies · 837+ views
    The Hill ^ | 06 Oct 2008 | Klaus Marre
    Republican presidential nominee John McCain on Monday used some of his harshest language to rip Democratic rival Barack Obama but stopped short of the personal attacks his running mate has launched. The Arizona senator, speaking in the battleground state of New Mexico, described Sen. Obama (Ill.) as a candidate who will promise one thing and do another. In addition, McCain said the American people have not received enough answers from the Democrat. “For a guy who’s already authored two memoirs, he’s not exactly an open book,” McCain stated. “Whatever the question, whatever the issue, there's always a back story with...
  • Could an Obama loss spark race riots? (Let's Vote McCain/Palin And See.)

    09/30/2008 11:31:43 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 75 replies · 1,926+ views
    One News Now ^ | 9/30/2008 | Jim Brown
    A political scientist at a Christian college in New York City warns that if Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama loses the election on November 4, race riots could break out in large U.S. cities. A recent Associated Press-Yahoo News poll suggested Senator Obama's race could cost him up to six percentage points on election night. David Corbin, a politics professor at The King's College, contends there is potential for public riots the night of or after the election, if Obama's lead in the polls does not translate into victory. "I don't think that's something that we've looked at very closely,...
  • Who ARE those people on "Daily Kos"??? {Please I really want to know.)

    09/27/2008 7:48:20 PM PDT · by BIOCHEMKY · 110 replies · 3,411+ views
    Please tell me if you can, who BELIEVES the crap that's being posted over there at Daily Kos? WHO????
  • Bush said considering speech to nation on economy

    09/24/2008 9:26:33 AM PDT · by rightinthemiddle · 42 replies · 1,426+ views
    YooHoo!/AP ^ | Wednesday September 24, 12:16 pm ET | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    Bernanke declares markets must be stabilized, Bush reported eyeing speech to nation WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke declared Wednesday that economic growth depends on stabilizing stressed financial institutions as the White House said President Bush was weighing a speech to the nation on turmoil in the markets.
  • POLICE ORGANIZATIONS BACK OBAMA-BIDEN

    09/22/2008 10:41:43 PM PDT · by melt · 43 replies · 556+ views
    first read.msnbc.com ^ | 9/22/08 | Mike Memoli
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Biden accepted the endorsement of the National Association of Police Organizations this morning on behalf of the Democratic ticket, pledging to again provide a seat at the table for local law enforcement. Biden, speaking on a conference call with NAPO President Tom Nee, made a plug for the “Biden Crime Bill,” which he said was contributed to a 30 percent drop in violent crime in the 1990s. “Then, for some reason, because this administration and my good friend John don’t think it’s a role of the federal government to be involved in local law enforcement … they...
  • Bob Hope Nails It--One Of The Best Movie Lines Ever

    09/18/2008 8:53:13 PM PDT · by waus · 22 replies · 229+ views
    YouTube ^ | September 18, 2008
    A quick video of Bob Hope delivering a classic dig at Rats.
  • Murray: U.S. Oil Reserve Should be Used

    07/19/2008 10:10:10 AM PDT · by Coffee200am · 71 replies · 153+ views
    Web India 123 ^ | 07.19.2008 | UPI
    Congressional Democrats want the United States to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help bring down oil prices, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said Saturday. Murray said during the Democrats' weekly radio address that with gasoline prices reaching new highs, it is time to use the emergency reserves and urge oil companies to drill on leased federal lands. We believe it's time for the oil companies to use that land and to make sure that it stays in America instead of shipping it to the highest bidder overseas, Murray said. Democrats also think it is time to tap into the...
  • Clinton closing in Oregon polls [4-5 points with 8 percent undecided and 6 percent no comment]

    05/19/2008 7:57:46 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies · 261+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 19, 2008 | Foon Rhee
    The latest pre-primary polls suggest that Hillary Clinton has faint hopes of stalling Barack Obama's march to the Democratic nomination. Obama had been leading by double digits in Oregon, where he expects to win on Tuesday, enabling him to declare victory in the pledged delegate race and perhaps sew up the nomination. But the latest polls in Oregon show Clinton within striking distance. Obama leads 45 percent to 41 percent with 8 percent undecided and 6 percent refusing a response, according to a Suffolk University survey released this morning. An American Research Group survey puts Obama's lead at 50 percent...
  • The Democrats’ Wimp Factor

    04/18/2008 5:11:29 AM PDT · by moderatewolverine · 28 replies · 81+ views
    Newsweek ^ | April 17, 2008 | Michael Hirsh
    The specter of John Kerry in 2004 is beginning to haunt the Democrats in 2008. It is the specter of wimpy campaigns past. It showed up, like Banquo's ghost, at the debate Wednesday night in Philadelphia, particularly when Hillary Clinton joined with ABC's George Stephanopoulos and Charlie Gibson to nip away at the edges of Barack Obama's patriotism. Between the questions about Obama's meager association with William Ayers, a former Weatherman, and the suspicions raised by his lack of a flag lapel pin, the likely nominee is slowly being turned into John Kerry. He is becoming, in other words, a...
  • (DAILY) Kos Schism Widens (TEE HEE HEE: MORE ADULT BEVERAGES AND SNACKS, PLEASE)

    03/16/2008 1:02:21 PM PDT · by Conservative Vermont Vet · 89 replies · 2,575+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | March 16, 2008 | Little Green Footballs
    The New York Times “blog” takes note of the internecine warfare at the web’s chewy center of left-wing lunacy On Friday, it got to be too much for Alegre, a diarist on the flagship liberal blog DailyKos, who frequently writes in support of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. “I’ve put up with the abuse and anger because I’ve always believed in what our online community has tried to accomplish in this world,” Alegre wrote Friday evening. “No more.” Objecting to the tone of attacks against Mrs. Clinton and her supporters on the blog, the diarist called for a “writers strike.”
  • The "real" Democratic Debate: The Clintons vs Obama

    01/27/2008 10:49:31 AM PST · by guinness4strength · 3 replies · 73+ views
    YouTube.com ^ | 1-27-07 | Politichill
    It's Sunday, enjoy a laugh as Bill and Hill tagteam on Barack: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0bvZiyaBKs