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  • Howard Dean Says Reagan Didn't End Cold War

    01/06/2011 3:15:56 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 70 replies ^ | January 5, 2011 | Paul Bedard
    Outspoken former Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean apparently isn't planning to celebrate Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday February 6, around which there are coast-to-coast events planned. Instead, the former Vermont governor is shrugging his shoulders, asking what all the fuss is about? At a media roundtable today, Dean suggested that Reagan had little impact other than stopping the social progression begun under FDR and seemed to dismiss the Gipper's efforts to crush communism, giving the last Soviet premier, Mikhail Gorbachev credit for ending the Cold War, a statement sure to draw sneers from Reagan fans and even historians. While Reagan is...
  • Holocaust Denial From U.S. Professors: Academic Freedom?

    12/01/2010 8:53:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    pajamas media ^ | 12/1/10 | Alex Joffe
    Professor Kaukab Siddique of Lincoln University thinks the Jews have "taken over America" by "devious and immoral means. What are the limits to academic discourse? Are lies and calumnies from academics protected speech outside the classroom, as well as inside? Does “protected” mean immune from criticism or from direct consequences? Are there distinctions between statements made within one’s “field of expertise” and those made outside? When do such distinctions become hairsplitting rationalizations or mere defensiveness, as opposed to valuable exercises in reasoning and in defense of a noble enterprise? Consider the case of Kaukab Siddique, professor of literature and communications...
  • (And So It Begins) McCaskill: How I'm not like Obama

    11/28/2010 5:53:48 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | NOVEMBER 28, 2010 | Bridget Johnson
    Facing a tough re-election campaign in 2012, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) tried to set herself apart from President Obama on Sunday. Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," McCaskill said that she'd voted against the president on cap-and-trade, the second round of cash-for-clunkers, comprehensive immigration reform and every omnibus bill. McCaskill said she'd also sometimes disagreed with Obama when he was a senator. "My record of independence, frankly, stretches back for a long period of time," she said. When asked to name an issue where Obama had fallen short, the senator said his move into healthcare legislation at a time when he...
  • Whoopi Goldberg's Ignorance

    11/25/2010 2:54:28 AM PST · by Scanian · 56 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | November 25, 2010 | Selwyn Duke
    Since I'm well aware of how leftists' claims of erudition are as empty as their ideology, not many of their failures surprise me. But an exception came last night when Whoopi Goldberg was interviewed by Bill O'Reilly. The two were discussing their differing views on the nature of the Islamic threat, with O'Reilly maintaining that we have a "Muslim problem" and Goldberg insisting that, no, we have a "terrorist problem." In typical leftist style, she even went so far as to rationalize away the threat, implying at one point that terrorists were as likely to be white guys as anyone...
  • (Radical Homosexual)Pro-retention groups refute claims of Soros funding

    11/16/2010 7:29:53 PM PST · by STD · 4 replies
    Iowa Independant ^ | 10.25.10 | Matt Vasilogambros
    Dear FReepers, Just as Souljourners Magazine and J Street Editors Jim Wallis and Ben-Ami refuted charges that they recieved large grants from George Soros to create their respective leftwing media outlets; today the Iowa League of Women's Voters denied that Soros had funded retention movements to keep radical homosexual Supreme Court Justices on the Iowa high court.
  • CA: State GOP still in denial over wipeout

    11/16/2010 8:49:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 54 replies · 1+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 11/16/10 | Editorial
    The pro-Republican wave in the rest of the nation on Nov. 2 is likely to pay dividends for the party for years to come, with the GOP so strong in the state legislatures, which control post-2010 census redistricting, that gerrymandering alone may yield 20 more House seats for the party in 2012. But in California, Republican prospects could scarcely be grimmer. Exit polls showed independent voters were overwhelmingly opposed to all but one of the statewide GOP candidates. Independents were key to Republican gains elsewhere. Meanwhile, the long-expected emergence of Latinos as a dominant voting bloc appears at hand. Exit...
  • Obama denies his global footprint has shrunk

    11/12/2010 8:13:23 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Obama denies his global footprint has shrunk by Stephen Collinson Stephen Collinson 18 mins ago SEOUL (AFP) – US President Barack Obama insisted on Friday that he now had more clout on the world stage -- not less -- dismissing comments that a mid-term election rout at home had shaved his power abroad. Obama also mused that talking to the Chinese was tough at any time -- whether his personal polls were up or down, and produced a list of leaders with whom he has forged a particular connection. The US president reflected on the challenges of leadership, and the...
  • New Pelosi op-ed: I’m now ready to listen to Republican ideas

    11/09/2010 5:03:01 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 50 replies
    Hot Air ^ | NOVEMBER 9, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    In which Madam Speaker informs an electorate that just handed her the worst midterm beating in decades that the 111th Congress was actually pretty darned amazing. Among its amazing feats: “Restoring fiscal discipline” to government by passing pay-as-you-go rules, which were, of course, actually ignored when inconvenient and which helped bring us the second largest annual deficit in American history this year. The largest deficit? Last year’s, of course. Now that the amazement has subsided, it’s time to heal. Here’s a passage from a section entitled, I kid you not, “Republican ideas welcome,” which is sort of like the British...
  • The Next Set Of Cracks Appear… (The forthcoming Obama-gate scandal)

    11/08/2010 7:18:46 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 113 replies · 1+ views
    Constitution Club ^ | NOVEMBER 8, 2010 | Constitution Club
    You don’t send scores of your faithful blithely off the electoral precipice without consequences.Last January, in the thick of the Obamacare debate, nervous Blue Dog Democrats met with Obama and communicated their unease. They specifically brought up Clinton’s electoral backlash in 1994, caused – to some degree – by Clinton’s failed effort to do exactly what Obama was having them do now: pass a healthcare plan. According to retiring democratic Rep Marion Berry, as reported in ADG (subscription only, but here’s a good link from Politico to get the general gist), Obama dismissed their concerns, claiming his popularity would...
  • They Just Don't Get It

    11/06/2010 10:19:01 AM PDT · by dangthis · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Nov 6, 2010 | dangthis
    I just think that the talking heads, all of them, that they just do see it yet. They are all asking themselves if Obama has heard the message sent to him from this election. They are waiting for him to get it. Only they don't get it themselves. Some are asking if he is an ideologue. Here is what they are missing in all this. I decided to help them by creating the news right here in this forum. It's needed because they just don't get it yet. They have forgotten that Obama is a true student of Saul Alinski....
  • For Libs Who Just Got Scared

    11/05/2010 1:31:33 AM PDT · by Scanian · 26 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 05, 2010 | James Lewis
    Bill Maher, the biggest mud-thrower on the left, recently had his Juan Williams moment. He's afraid that radical Islam will take over the world. Ten million other libs who get their news from comedy shows can finally admit they're scared, too. They were just waiting for PC permission to think what everybody else in the world has thought for decades. Bill Maher has given them permission to feel fear. Radical Islam should scare you. If you're a liberal, please memorize this, because there will be a quiz -- soon enough. Keep an eye on the headlines. There will be a...
  • VIDEO: Media Matters’ Frisch Proclaims ‘Republican Party Was Rejected’ Last Night

    11/04/2010 11:16:32 AM PDT · by Citizen X_Area 51 · 42 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | November 3, 2010 | Video
    See video.
  • Pelosi says election not a rejection of agenda, Obama will be two-term president

    11/03/2010 8:13:45 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 82 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | NOVEMBER 3, 2010 | Jon Ward
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who saw her powerful position taken from her in Tuesday’s landslide election, was adamant the day after Democrats lost 60 seats in the House that the results were not a rejection of the agenda pursued by President Obama and herself. “Let’s understand the message,” Pelosi told ABC’s Diane Sawyer. “The message was not, ‘I reject the course that you are on.’ The message is it didn’t go fast enough to produce jobs.” Pelosi, who would not comment on whether she will retire from Congress rather than go back to the minority, also predicted that Obama will...
  • Obama: It’s Republicans’ fault I haven’t changed Washington

    09/11/2010 4:59:55 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 76 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | SEPTEMBER 11, 2010 | DAVID FREDDOSO
    From President Obama’s press conference, a bit of self-righteous straw-man creation followed by blaming others: Q: How have you changed Washington? THE PRESIDENT: Well, I’ll tell you how we’ve changed Washington. Prior to us getting here, as I indicated before, you had a set of policies that were skewed toward special interests, skewed towards the most powerful, and ordinary families out there were being left behind. And since we’ve gotten here, whether it’s making sure that folks who can’t get health insurance because of preexisting condition can now get health insurance, or children who didn’t have coverage now have coverage;...
  • Yes, It’s 2010: Muslim Group Releases Video Promising Not To “Take Over Country”

    09/01/2010 1:13:22 AM PDT · by lbryce · 30 replies · 1+ views ^ | August 31, 2010 | Jon Bershad
    Ok, what’s more depressing? The fact that, in the year 2010, a group of Muslims (ie. practitioners of the second largest religion in the world) have to film a video where they seriously and without irony promise not to take over the country or the fact that the video succeeds in making them seem less like terrorists but accidentally makes them look like the aliens from the remake of V. Seriously, if any Fox News personalities start filing reports that Muslims like to hide in their space ships and eat gerbils, I’m going to lose my mind. > Yes, an...
  • Liberalism 101: Denial

    08/18/2010 9:12:13 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 2 replies ^ | 08-19-10 | stolinsky
    And now they obsess about Tea Partiers, Sarah Palin and the Arizona immigration law. But they don’t worry about fanatics in Iran building nuclear weapons. They aren’t concerned with the real loss of freedom that will surely result from the Healthcare Bill, the Stimulus Bill, the Financial Regulation Bill, and the multitude of other stifling regulations soon to be imposed on us. They worry about being “intolerant,” so they tolerate the intolerable − “honor” killings in their own country. They tolerate building a mosque in New York City at Ground Zero. Instead of worrying about the mosque, they want to...
  • Actor James Caan Declares At Film Festival Opening Night “I’m Not A God Damn Hollywood Liberal”

    08/15/2010 5:53:35 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 85 replies · 2+ views
    At the Moet & Chandon’s 6th Annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Opening Night Celebration in Los Angeles James Caan informed the Hollywood crowd that he is “ultra-conservative” and states “I’m not a God damn Hollywood liberal, I’m not.” After 46 years in the acting business, Caan not only speaks to his political leanings but also criticizes, quite snarkily, Hollywood liberals that consistently use their fame to push a political agenda. Caan, who was at the event promoting his involvement with the online platform, also added that he doesn’t think Hollywood actors need to comment on every single political issue. When...
  • Daily Kos Holocaust Denial: 9/11 Attacks 'Were More About Optics Than Actual Harm'

    08/12/2010 11:43:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Newsbusters, ^ | 8/12/10 | Tim Graham
    While the Ground Zero Mosque controversy strikes the media as an opportunity for "healing" that's being denied by stubborn conservatives, the leftists at the Daily Kos see it as an opportunity for Holocaust Denial. The blogger known as "Something the Dog Said" dropped this jaw-dropping paragraph Thursday morning about fear of Muslims: Given that they are such a small minority in this nation, it is odd that so many of our fellow citizens see them as such a threat. Yes, the 9/11 attacks were horrific, but they were more about optics than actual harm. The economy was already taking a...
  • Robert Gibbs: 'I don't plan on leaving'

    08/11/2010 1:12:08 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Robert Gibbs: 'I don't plan on leaving' By: Matt Negrin August 11, 2010 03:30 PM EDT Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, revisiting a newspaper interview in which he blasted “the professional left” for criticizing President Barack Obama, brushed off calls for his resignation during Wednesday’s daily briefing, and said his remarks were the result of frustration with pundits who haven’t given the administration its due. "I don’t plan on leaving, and there's no truth to the rumor that I've added an inflatable exit to my office," he quipped to reporters, a reference to the frustrated Jet Blue flight attendant who left...
  • Black conservatives join hands to deny racism within the Tea Party movement

    08/04/2010 1:15:20 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies
    Black conservatives join hands to deny racism within the Tea Party movement Posted: August 4th, 2010 04:01 PM ET From CNN Political Producer Shannon Travis A group of African-American conservatives praised the Tea Party movement at the National Press Club Wednesday. A group of African-American conservatives praised the Tea Party movement at the National Press Club Wednesday. Washington (CNN) - Just over three weeks after the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People passed a resolution accusing the Tea Party movement of harboring racist elements, a group of African-American conservatives joined hands in a chorus saying: "we are not...
  • Secret DSAer? Abercrombie’s denial raises more questions

    07/21/2010 9:06:27 AM PDT · by Nachum
    New Zeal ^ | 7/21/10 | Trevor Louden
    In response to my July 12 article exposing evidence he had been a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, the campaign committee of former Democrat Congressman Neil Abercrombie, now contending for the Governorship of Hawaii, has posted an online denial which reads: The latest wave of rumors and attacks are lame attempts to link Neil Abercrombie to a socialist group. See the facts below. QUESTION: Was Neil a member of the Democratic Socialists of America or any other socialist or communist organization? ANSWER: NO. Neil has never been part of any socialist or communist organization. These rumors are being...
  • North Korea Using Cheonan in Propaganda

    07/14/2010 4:51:31 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Daily NK ^ | 07/14/10 | Namgung Min
    North Korea Using Cheonan in Propaganda By Namgung Min [2010-07-14 14:17 ] ▲ The propaganda poster, 'If you come at us, (we will destroy you) with a single blow!' (source: RFA) A recent North Korean propaganda poster depicting a blue warship being smashed in two by a red fist has been released by Radio Free Asia (RFA). The poster was provided by a Chinese trader who had just returned from a business trip to North Korea, according to RFA. Beneath the picture, it screams, “If you come at us, (we will destroy you) with a single blow!” Releasing the image...
  • (Lindsey) Graham: 'I ain't gay'

    07/03/2010 5:01:47 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 82 replies · 1+ views
    The Aiken Standard, Aiken, SC ^ | 2010-07-03 | Mike Gellatly
    After years of rumor and speculation, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has directly addressed questions of his sexuality, telling The New York Times that he "ain't gay." In a New York Times Magazine interview and feature on Graham published Monday on the magazine's website he was directly asked and addressed the subject of his oft-questioned sexuality in a direct, yet playful manner. "Like maybe I'm having a clandestine affair with Ricky Martin?" Graham said. "I know it's really gonna upset a lot of gay men - I'm sure hundreds of 'em are gonna be jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge -...
  • Rendell denies rumors of affair (Dem PA Governor)

    06/23/2010 1:07:56 PM PDT · by 2banana · 36 replies · 4+ views
    Bucks County Courier Times ^ | June 23, 2010 | Jackie Massott
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Ed Rendell says there is no truth to gossip that he is involved in an extramarital affair with a state employee. In an advance copy of a Philadelphia magazine article obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, the governor and Kirstin Snow, the former beauty queen who works for him, say in separate interviews that they are not romantically involved. “Do I have some flaws? Absolutely!” Rendell tells the magazine. “For all of the rumors, has any woman ever said that I have had sex with her? Other than my wife?” Statehouse rumors of an affair gained...
  • McChrystal denies offering to resign

    06/23/2010 6:15:16 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 136 replies
    MSNBC ^ | June 23, 2010 | Staff
    WASHINGTON - At a precarious moment in the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama prepared to hear his top war commander explain biting published complaints about the commander in chief and his aides. Even before their showdown, the White House's rebuke of Gen. Stanley McChrystal suggested it would be hard for him to save his job. Ahead of his meeting with the president, McChrystal arrived at the Pentagon for meetings, including once scheduled with Defense Secretary Robert Gates. On his arrival, he denied to NBC News that he's offered his resignation. "Come on, you know better than that. No!"
  • Waddell & Reed responds to 'flash crash' reports

    05/14/2010 9:30:55 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 270+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 05/14/10 | Ben Rooney
    Waddell & Reed responds to 'flash crash' reports By Ben Rooney, staff reporter May 14, 2010: 4:30 PM ET /snip In a statement, Waddell said it was one of possibly 250 other investors trading the E-mini futures contract on the day in question. "On May 6, as on many trading days, Waddell & Reed executed several trading strategies, including index futures contracts, as part of the normal operation of our flexible portfolio funds," the firm said in a statement. Waddell added that such trades are used to protect investors from potential losses, adding that the firm is a "'bona fide...
  • Holder Evades Questions on Probe into Alleged White House Quid Pro Quo

    05/14/2010 4:53:17 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 26 replies · 1,003+ views
    CNSNews ^ | May 14, 2010 | Fred Lucas
    Washington ( – Attorney General Eric Holder would not answer whether the Justice Department is looking into an allegation by Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) that the White House offered him an administration job as an enticement to drop his primary challenge against Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.). After five minutes of evading the question from Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Holder’s final answer was no comment. “It’s the department’s policy not to comment on any matters to say there is an investigation, to say there is not an investigation,” Holder said during a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee. “That’s not the...
  • Kagan’s friends: No, she’s not gay

    05/12/2010 6:30:41 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 38 replies · 959+ views
    Hot Air ^ | May 11, 2010 | Allahpundit
    They came clean to prevent it from becoming a distraction, which is a polite way of saying they wanted to protect her from being bullied into talking about it by identity-politics obsessives of the far left and far right. With the Trig Truther-in-chief donning his Sherlock Holmes hat for another endless round of Just Asking Questions, I can’t say I blame them. “I’ve known her for most of her adult life and I know she’s straight,” said Sarah Walzer, Kagan’s roommate in law school and a close friend since then. “She dated men when we were in law school, we...
  • Kagan's Goldman Ties Won't Hurt Supreme Court Chances, White House Says

    05/10/2010 12:42:15 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies · 602+ views
    wsj ^ | MAY 7, 2010 | LAURA MECKLER
    The White House said Friday that Elena Kagan's membership on an advisory panel for the securities firm Goldman Sachs Group Inc. wouldn't disqualify her for a position on the Supreme Court. From 2005 to 2008, Ms. Kagan was a paid member of the Research Advisory Council of Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute...
  • VIDEO: Bill Ayers: "We Were Never A Terrorist Organization"

    04/25/2010 9:50:50 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 78 replies · 1,167+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 25, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    William Ayers says his organization, the Weather Underground, "never threatened to kill people" or "killed people." However he does admit his group did destroy property.
  • Bill Ayers Tells CA Crowd: ‘We Were Never a Terrorist Organization’ (video)

    04/25/2010 2:46:02 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 796+ views
    KGPE-TV ^ | April 25, 2010
    Obama's comrade Ayers: "We never threatened to kill people, we never killed people."
  • Obama: WH didn't influence SEC timing on Goldman charges

    04/21/2010 1:36:33 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies · 854+ views
    Obama: WH didn't influence SEC timing on Goldman charges By Vicki Needham - 04/21/10 03:27 PM ET President Barack Obama is brushing off suggestions that the White House influenced the timing of fraud charges against Goldman Sachs. In an interview set to air Wednesday on CNBC, Obama said the White House had nothing to do with the Securities and Exchange Commission's decision to file fraud charges Friday against Goldman Sachs. "This notion somehow that there would be any atttempt to interfere with an independent agency is completely false," Obama said. Obama said the SEC is an independent agency "that we...
  • Obama: No prior knowledge of Goldman Sachs charges

    04/21/2010 2:46:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 569+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/21/10 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama stated "categorically" Wednesday that the White House had no prior knowledge of civil fraud charges leveled by US regulators against Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. The charges against Goldman by the Securities and Exchange Commission came at a pivotal point of his drive to pass what he has billed as the most sweeping reform of risky business practices in the US finance industry in decades. Asked whether his administration had known about the charges before they were made public on Friday, Obama said "categorically" that it had not. "The SEC is an entirely...
  • SEC Split on Party Lines Over Goldman Case (But Obama denies any involvement)

    04/19/2010 7:31:16 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 17 replies · 562+ views
    wall street journal ^ | 4/19/2010 | KARA SCANNELL
    The Securities and Exchange Commission decided to sue Goldman Sachs Group Inc. over the objections of two Republican commissioners, suggesting an unusual split at the agency that could politicize one of its most prominent cases in years. People familiar with the matter said the five-member commission held a lengthy meeting Wednesday to debate the civil-fraud charges against Goldman, and ultimately voted 3-2 in favor of pushing forward. The charges were filed Friday. Normally the agency prefers to have unanimous support when bringing enforcement actions against the firms it regulates. Word of the SEC split could exacerbate partisan tensions in Washington...
  • President Obama Has NOT Cancelled National Day of Prayer (Don't Fall for a Hoax!)

    04/15/2010 9:18:06 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 56 replies · 3,592+ views
    Beliefnet ^ | 04/15/10 | Nicole Neroulias
    For some reason this morning, there's a big rumor going around that President Obama has cancelled National Day of Prayer 2010, scheduled for May 6. It's not true, despite what your search engine and e-mails tell you.
  • Bart Stupak: Retirement Decision Not Politically Motivated

    04/09/2010 1:35:19 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies · 1,440+ views
    SeeBS News ^ | April 9, 2009 | Tyler Finn
    In a press conference at Northern Michigan University Friday, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) formally announced his decision to not seek re-election. Stupak has come under increased scrutiny recently as a result of his vote for the Democrats' health care bill last month. The congressman, a staunch opponent of abortion rights, was the main architect of a deal with the White House over an executive order that guarantees that taxpayer dollars will not be used to fund abortions. Following his vote, he has seen opposition arise from both the left and the right. He also has been on the receiving...
  • Suspect’s mother: ‘My daughter never fought with’ Phoebe Prince

    03/30/2010 8:07:56 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 31 replies · 892+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | March 30, 2010 | Laura Crimaldi
    The mother of one student charged in the Phoebe Prince case said her daughter comes from a home of “strong values” and, while suspended after a verbal exchange with the bullied girl a month before Prince’s suicide, never physically harmed her. “She exchanged a couple of words with her,” said Angeles Chanon, refusing to specify what her daughter said in the confrontations. “My daughter never fought with her or said, ‘Go harm yourself,’ or ‘I hate you.’ ”
  • Embedded Black Says Tea Parties Not Racist by Lloyd Marcus

    03/30/2010 8:36:44 AM PDT · by Lloyd Marcus · 33 replies · 1,476+ views ^ | 03-30-2010 | Lloyd Marcus
    I am on the Tea Party Express tour bus traveling to our next rally in Provo, Utah. We just left St George, Utah. At the rallies, I perform my original "American Tea Party Anthem" song and more. I usually walk among the crowds when I am not on stage. I have attended over 100 tea parties across America and the crowds are all the same; bright, well informed, decent and hard working Americans. Today, at our St. George, Utah rally, I felt a new level of love and concern for our country. There were numerous veterans, some from as far...
  • RNC Denies Steele Expensed Trip to X-Rated Club (who is Erik Brown, DNC having field day)

    03/29/2010 12:02:58 PM PDT · by SmartInsight · 96 replies · 6,545+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | March 29, 2010 | Baltimore Sun News
    The Democratic National Committee is having a field day Monday at the expense of its cross-town rivals at the RNC--or the "Risque National Committee," as the Dems put it in one of the blizzard of e-mailed releases they are sending out. The Daily Caller says the FEC filings "suggest" that "Steele travels in style." From there it wasn't much of a leap for the DNC to send out emails stating that "Yes, it appears that Michael Steele spent RNC money" at the nightclub. SNIP It contains a payment to Erik Brown, at an address in Orange, California, who was reimbursed...
  • RNC hits 'bondage club' story

    03/29/2010 9:27:27 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies · 1,801+ views
    RNC hits 'bondage club' story By: Andy Barr March 29, 2010 12:10 PM EDT The Republican National Committee is pushing back hard Monday on a story in The Daily Caller, telling POLITICO that Chairman Michael Steele was “never” at a bondage-themed nightclub in West Hollywood, Calif., as the publication suggests. Buried in a Daily Caller story claiming that Steele suggested buying a private jet with RNC funds is the statement that “Steele travels in style,” citing, among other things, $1,946.25 “spent at Voyeur West Hollywood, a bondage-themed nightclub featuring topless women dancers imitating lesbian sex.” POLITICO confirmed the RNC expense...
  • Updated: Obama Didn't Walk Out on Netanyahu to Go Eat With His Family

    03/28/2010 7:15:17 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 88 replies · 3,148+ views
    NY Magazine ^ | March 26, 2010
    Updated: Obama Didn't Walk Out on Netanyahu to Go Eat With His Family 3/26/10 at 09:35 AM Comment 163Comment 163Comments Photo: Olivier Fitoussi-pool/Getty Images It was an ominous signal when the White House didn't provide photos or briefings after the much-anticipated meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week. After Joe Biden was blindsided by a surprise Israeli announcement of a new East Jerusalem housing project a couple of weeks earlier, the Obama administration was clearly sending a message of extreme displeasure. Now we know just how frosty that meeting really was: [Obama] immediately presented...
  • South Korea rules out navy ship sunk by North Korea

    03/27/2010 11:55:42 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 31 replies · 1,114+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:47pm EDT | Jo Yonghak BAENGNYEONGDO, South Korea
    (Reuters) - South Korea on Saturday all but ruled out the chance that North Korea was involved in the sinking of one of its navy vessels near their disputed border. Initial speculation that North Korea might have sunk the ship had spooked Wall Street on Friday. Share prices dipped partly on geopolitical concerns, and the won dropped against the dollar."Given the investigations by government ministries so far, it is the government's judgment that the incident was not caused by North Korea, although the reason for the accident has not been determined yet," a senior government official was quoted as saying...
  • Petraeus Confirms INN's Report: "I Never Blamed Israel"

    03/25/2010 8:15:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies · 374+ views
    INN ^ | 3/25/10 | Maayana Miskin United States General David Petraeus, head of U.S.Central Command (CENTCOM) whose area of responsibility includes Afghanistan and Iraq, set the record straight Wednesday regarding his statements about the Israeli-Arab conflict. In a talk given at St. Anselm College, Petraeus said that recent reports claiming he had blamed Israel for US military deaths were erroneous. INN had reported on March 18th that the rumors that the general had blamed Israel were based on an article by Yasser Arafat's former advisor, Mark Perry, on Foreign Policy's website, and were not credible. INN had surmised that this was a pro-Arab attempt to...
  • Richmond Police Statement Did NOT Say Cantor Shot Was "Random"

    03/25/2010 3:23:14 PM PDT · by Williams · 12 replies · 942+ views
    Following is the police statement that I found on liberal sites, using it to say the shot was "random" as the AP did. While the shot may not have had much force after it penetrated the window, this PRELIMINARY police statement does NOT reach any conclusion the shot was fired at "random". At least one liberal site posting this report acknowledged Cantor has reported other threats aside from the bullet: "The Richmond Police Department is investigating an act of vandalism at the Reagan Building, 25 E. Main St., Richmond, Virginia. A first floor window was struck by a bullet at...
  • Vatican Denies Cover-Up In U.S. Sex Abuse Case ["Despicable Attempt To Smear"]

    03/25/2010 10:48:34 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 77 replies · 1,154+ views
    MSNBC ^ | March 25, 2010
    Vatican Denies Cover-Up In U.S. Sex Abuse Case New York Times reports future pope failed to defrock troubled priest Breaking news VATICAN CITY - There was no cover-up in the church's handling of the case of an American priest accused of molesting 200 deaf boys, the Vatican said Thursday, denouncing what it called attempts to smear Pope Benedict XVI and involve him in the scandal. L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, said there was a "clear and despicable intention" to strike at the pope "at any cost" with recent revelations of how the Vatican handled clerical abuse. According to church and...
  • Tea Party Protestors Dispute Reports Of Slurs, Spitting Against Dem Lawmakers (Frank Dropped F Bomb?

    03/23/2010 12:43:55 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 57 replies · 2,125+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3/22/2010 | Staff
    A man was arrested for spitting on a congressman. No, he was let go. Protestors shouted the n-word at black lawmakers. Witnesses say it never happened. A gay congressman was called a slur. Yet he was accused of swearing at someone in the crowd before that... Youtube videos have surfaced that show protestors booing ans shouting "kill the bill" but not shouting the n-word. U.S. capitol police said [no] protestor was arrested... [Kay] Fisher said Frank was the first to use salty language. She said she and a half dozen other protestors were waiting outside a committee room in the...
  • Chief Justice Roberts Not Stepping Down Despite Report

    03/04/2010 11:56:48 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 107 replies · 4,721+ views
    FoxNews | 3/4/10
    Chief Justice John Roberts is not stepping down from the Supreme Court, despite a celebrity gossip report, a source very close to Roberts told Fox News. reported Thursday that Roberts, 55, would be resigning for personal reasons. But the source said the report is "completely untrue." There is "no medical issue, no issue at all," the source said, adding that there is not even a 1 percent chance that Roberts is considering resignation.
  • Global Warming Flaks Reduced to a Strategy of Denial

    03/04/2010 9:38:11 AM PST · by astyanax · 45 replies · 484+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 3.4.10 | Tom Bethell
    Recently, the Washington Post published an editorial, "Climate Insurance," insisting that "the Earth is warming," and that humans have been partly responsible. There are "few reputable scientists who would disagree," the paper said. The Post was displaying its continued fealty to the official story. Nothing had changed, the paper was telling us. It would be ignoring the accumulating snowball of reports from news media around the world that have cast more and more doubt on the official theory. A few days earlier, on a National Public Radio program in Washington, John Broder, who covers global warming for the New York...
  • Hoyer: There's No New, Smaller Health-Care Bill

    03/02/2010 12:46:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies · 1,112+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/2/10 | Mary Katharine Ham
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) says there is no truth to reports that President Barack Obama will press Congress to pass a significantly smaller healthcare reform bill. "I don't have reason to believe that that's accurate," Hoyer told The Hill following a speech at a Federation of American Hospitals conference Tuesday.
  • Rangel denies he viewed Caribbean 'junket' documents

    02/27/2010 5:06:31 PM PST · by Justaham · 9 replies · 417+ views
    New York Post ^ | 2-27-10 | GEOFF EARLE
    WASHINGTON -- Top aides to embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel showed him at least three documents revealing corporate sponsorship of lavish Caribbean junkets he attended in violation of House rules, but Rangel doesn't recall seeing any of them, according to a bombshell report from the House Ethics Committee. The Democratic power broker attended the junkets in 2007 and 2008 as he had for more than a decade, and told investigators that he had known the event's organizers for 20 years. But he still claimed not to have any knowledge that corporations were paying up to $50,000 each to cover the...