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  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Durbin Apology - Not Accepted! - (None Dare Call It Treason! - shameless, treacherous Dems!)

    06/27/2005 8:55:05 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 44 replies · 1,150+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | JUNE 27, 2005 | JOAN SWIRSKY
    Illinois Senator Richard J. Durbin – the minority Whip and second most powerful Democrat in the United States Senate – has now joined other Democrat apologists who think (and hope) that Americans will forget what he said last week when he compared the U.S. military's treatment of al-Qaida enemy combatants in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the treatment doled out by mass-murderers Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot, whose regimes in Germany, Russia and Cambodia, respectively, wantonly slaughtered tens of millions of innocent people. For the record, approximately nine million people, including six million Jews, died in Hitler's concentration camps; nearly three...
  • AN ILLUSTRATED DURBIN

    06/17/2005 10:25:03 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 45 replies · 2,060+ views
    various sources | June 17, 2005
    DURBIN: 'On one occasion the air conditioning had been turned down so far and the temperature was so cold in the room that the barefooted detainee was shaking with cold. On another occasion the air conditioner had been turned off, making the temperature in the unventilated room well over 100 degrees. The detainee was almost unconscious on the floor, with a pile of hair next to him. He had apparently been literally pulling his hair out throughout the night. On another occasion, not only was the temperature unbearably hot, but extremely loud rap music was being played in the room,...
  • What is Being Left... (the fifth installment)

    06/17/2005 9:03:29 AM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 253+ views
    My Sandmen ^ | 06.16.05 | Mr. Atos
    I am speaking again tonight to Democrats as much as Republicans, asking them to contemplate the recent statements and actions of their Congressional surrogates in both houses - Senator Richard Durbin (D. Illinois) and Representative Charles Rangel (D. New York) - and ask yourselves if they represent you, your values, and your viewpoints. Because, I submit that what is being Left is increasingly at odds with the sensibilities of the majority of both the Democrat Party and the people of America. On Tuesday, Senator Durbin chimed in with his latest denigration of the U.S. Military's actions in the War on...
  • It Worked With SlimFast, So...(ACTION NEEDED RIGHT NOW VANITY)

    06/16/2005 12:18:06 PM PDT · by IN Farm Girl · 16 replies · 1,426+ views
    IN Farm Girl ^ | 6/16/05 | IN Farm Girl
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  • Durbin refuses to apologize for Guantanamo Bay comments

    06/15/2005 7:43:48 PM PDT · by jdm · 130 replies · 3,431+ views
    AP ^ | June 15, 2005
    CHICAGO -- Illinois Senator Dick Durbin says he won't apologize for comments comparing American interrogators at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Nazis and Soviet gulags. News of the Democrat's comparison created a buzz around the Internet today, fueled by sound bites of yesterday's Senate floor speech on radio talk shows. By this afternoon, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Andy McKenna asked Durbin to apologize. Durbin says the Bush administration should apologize for abandoning the Geneva Conventions. Human-rights activist groups and some lawmakers -- mostly Democrats -- want Bush to close the prison. But administration officials say some of the people who have...
  • DFU SONG: A Summer Place (the Dick Durbin song)

    06/15/2005 8:03:25 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies · 507+ views
    DFU SONGS | 6-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    NOTE: Seldom will I do a song in which the parody does not have anything in common with the original. This is one of those cases. The tune just works for what I wanted to say. Nitwit, Dick, weasel MIDI - A SUMMER PLACE You're a Dick Durbin...a Dick Durbin you are...watch your falling star Get your butt...butt off the stage...your phony rage we hear We will say it clear...you are scum, real scum As you give aid and comfort...real aid and comfort Terrorists cheer you on You're a Dick Durbin...a Dick Durbin you are...you've gone way too far You...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (4/16/05): photos

    04/16/2005 12:36:48 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 340 replies · 4,758+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: The President and First Lady are spending the weekend at Camp David, and there are no planned public appearances. President and Mrs. Bush reported total income last year of $784,219 and paid $207,307 in federal income taxes, according to documents released by the White House on April 15, 2005. Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne reported $1.3 million in taxable income, the White House said. THE WEEK AHEAD: Monday, the President will go to Columbia, South Carolina, where he'll make remarks on strengthening Social Security. Tuesday, the President will go to Springfield, Illinois,...
  • Father, son arrested as Vice President Dick Cheney motorcade passes (stun gun used!)

    03/30/2005 3:18:05 PM PST · by Libloather · 53 replies · 2,211+ views
    Philly Burbs .com ^ | 3/30/05 | PATRICK LESTER
    Father, son arrested as Cheney motorcade passes By PATRICK LESTER Bucks County Courier Times Plenty of people had choice words for Vice President Dick Cheney as they waited in traffic for his motorcade to make its way through Bucks County Monday. But a 68-year-old Warwick man and his son, frustrated that closed roads prevented them from getting home, went beyond what police were willing to tolerate, and an officer used a stun gun to subdue the father before arresting them. Jay Saddington and his son, Randy, 36, both were arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at York and Almshouse...
  • Legendary Bowler Dick Weber Dies at 75

    02/14/2005 10:22:11 PM PST · by Silver Bird Worker · 112 replies · 2,289+ views
    ST. LOUIS — Dick Weber (search), considered by many to be among the greatest bowlers ever and a three-time bowler of the year, has died. He was 75. Weber died in his sleep Sunday night at his home in the St. Louis area, said Steve James, retired executive director of the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame (search). A cause of death was not known. Weber had just returned from the opening of the congress' championships in Baton Rouge, La. James spent Sunday morning with Weber, who gave no indication he was ill. "He was a lot bigger than the...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (1/22/05), many photos

    01/22/2005 11:32:53 AM PST · by Wolfstar · 285 replies · 6,274+ views
    The President, First Lady and their parents relaxed at the White House today. Former President GHW Bush visited the press corps on duty in the WH press briefing room. QUOTE OF THE DAY: This week, Washington has been marked by pomp and circumstance. In a free nation, these ceremonies are more than pageantry. They underscore that public office is a public trust. America's elected leaders derive their authority from the consent of the American people, whom we serve. This is a high privilege, and that privilege carries a serious responsibility: to confront problems now, instead of passing them on to...
  • Shaft, Stretch, Dick And Harry (Rush Limbaugh On The UN'S New Condom Three Amigos Alert)

    01/12/2005 3:59:53 PM PST · by goldstategop · 11 replies · 1,138+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 01/12/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    Okay. If your children are listening... Well, never mind. This is okay for children because the UN is doing this. Never mind. If your kids are with you, it's fine. Don't worry. Forget I said that. (story) "A new global campaign to stop the spread of AIDS uses three animated characters dressed as condoms who deliver a serious message in humorous public service spots in 41 languages: If you're going to have sex, use a condom. The short spots are being offered free to broadcasters, community groups and universities and have the potential of reaching 80 percent of the world's...
  • Vice President Cheney to Speak at CPAC

    01/12/2005 8:47:19 AM PST · by hinterlander · 7 replies · 403+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | January 12, 2005
    HUMAN EVENTS has learned that Vice President Dick Cheney has agreed to speak at the 32nd annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). CPAC is the nation’s largest gathering of grassroots conservative leaders and activists and was a favorite annual event of President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Cheney, who did speak at CPAC last year, will be the featured speaker at the "Presidential Dinner" on Thursday, February 17. As HUMAN EVENTS reported yesterday, also speaking at this year's event will be bestselling author Ann Coulter, one of the conservative movement's favorite pundits. According to sponsors, this year's conference is...
  • "Liberal Nightmare" CARTOON featuring 4 more years of Rumsfeld, Cheney with Dubya

    12/05/2004 11:16:57 AM PST · by IPWGOP · 29 replies · 2,226+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 12/5/2004 | IPWGOP
    Liberal nightmareDonald Rumsfeld agrees to stay on as Sec. of Defense     This is an email-able, copyright-ready graphic you can use in emails, on blogs, in flyers, on posters... anything that's noncommercial.
  • Pound calls for Jones dope hearing

    12/03/2004 2:22:57 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies · 342+ views
    News.com (Australia) ^ | December 4, 2004 | By Jon Bramley in London
    WORLD Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound has called for a hearing into allegations former Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones used steroids. Victor Conte, head of controversial San Francisco laboratory BALCO, told an ABC television programme due to be aired in the US tonight he had witnessed Jones injecting herself with banned substances. "It's evidence (Conte's comments)," Pound told Reuters in a telephone interview from his Montreal office today. "I would say it is now time when we can test her credibility and decide whether you believe him (Conte) or her. "We would look to USADA (US Anti-Doping Agency) to do...
  • Dick Morris: Bill’s library is launching pad for Hillary

    11/26/2004 6:36:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 53 replies · 4,634+ views
    Daily Courier ^ | 11/26/04 | Dick Morris
    Bill’s library is launching pad for Hillary By DICK MORRIS Syndicated Columnist Last week’s events in Little Rock had less to do with a library retrospective of the Bill Clinton years than a campaign launch for the prospective presidency of Hillary Clinton. Doubt it? Then why was it Hillary, not Bill, who appeared on all the talk shows? It’s his library. But it’s her candidacy. So she did all the softball TV interviews, not him — reminding voters of her availability for 2008 while seeming to talk about the ’90s. The timing is perfect: Democrats demoralized by John Kerry’s defeat...
  • Seeing dead people

    10/15/2004 12:12:13 AM PDT · by familyop · 15 replies · 896+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 15OCT04 | Michael Reagan
    The behavior of candidates for political office often reflects what they are seeing in their private polls. That being so, I suspect that the Kerry-Edwards private polls look pretty grim, unlike the public polls which purport to show them running neck-and-neck with the Bush-Cheney ticket. To put it bluntly, both John Kerry and John Edwards are beginning to look more than a little loony. Take for example Kerry's astonishing comparison of terrorists with prostitutes and gamblers. In an interview with the New York Times Magazine, Kerry said: We have to get back to the place we were, where terrorists are...
  • Signs you might be a liberal

    10/05/2004 7:20:54 AM PDT · by GOP and the City · 10 replies · 517+ views
    GOP and the City | 10/5/04 | The Man
    Keep reading if you wore your official aluminum Kerry/Edwards hat during the debate. Also, if you still get your news from The Daily Show, read on. You can stop reading if you remember riding the NYC subway's during the RNC (I did). Here I go again, like Michael Moore with more facts, less fat. I give you - Part 4: You are so liberal if.
  • I Will Be Having Dinner With Vice President Cheney!

    09/20/2004 11:40:14 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 77 replies · 1,431+ views
    OSU Republicans.COM ^ | 09/20/04 | Conservativeman55
    On Friday September 24th I and my fellow college republicans will attend a fundraising dinner for Senatorial candidate Dr. Tom Coburn. Vice President Cheney will be there as well! The dinner is $500 a place. BUT..since we are college republicans we have been given a special rate. $50 a plate. I will take my camera and report back to you how the event went. I am so excited. I just found out about the dinner today! You guys think I'll get to meet the man himself? What should I ask him? Dare I say..I might get my pic taken with...
  • Clintonistas move in for the kill — of Kerry

    09/08/2004 5:39:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 53 replies · 3,017+ views
    The Hill ^ | 9/08/04 | Dick Morris
    Clintonistas move in for the kill — of Kerry The Democratic convention failed to give Sen. John Kerry the bounce that he needed and anticipated because, at the end, after Clinton, Obama, and Edwards had oriented the convention to a domestic agenda, he tacked the wrong way and emphasized foreign policy and war to the exclusion of healthcare and the economy. The Republican convention, by contrast, was carefully aimed at promoting the saliency of President Bush’s anti-terror agenda and emphasizing the dangerous threat under which we all live. Now comes the third convention: the anniversary of the attacks of Sept....
  • CHENEY ON C-SPAN NOW IN TOWN HALL MEETING

    08/15/2004 7:23:39 PM PDT · by LakeLady · 23 replies · 622+ views
    self | 8/15/04 | LakeLady
    Dick Cheney is on C-Span now.
  • The Bagel Candidacy - by Dick Morris on Kerry's acceptance speech

    08/01/2004 3:47:26 PM PDT · by Ears508 · 24 replies · 1,764+ views
    NY Post ^ | Jul 30, 04 | NY Post
    THE BAGEL CANDIDACY By DICK MORRIS --------------------------------------------------------- July 30, 2004 -- I LOVED Bill Clinton's speech. I was inspired by John Edwards. Bar ack Obama thrilled me. Max Cleland made me grow as a person as I heard him . . . And then there was John Kerry. All around him was eloquence but, in the center of the bagel, there was a speech that was a letdown. And did he just tell 140,000 men and women fighting in Iraq that they are there because of a mistake?
  • "Democrat Veep Pageant" CARTOON featuring Vilsack, Clark, Hillary, Edwards, Gephardt

    07/04/2004 7:58:38 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 22 replies · 1,438+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 7/4/2004 | IPWGOP
    It’s the 2004 Democrat Veep Pageant!who’s gonna win???
  • Richard Clarke,"I think the American people needed to know the facts"-Funny

    03/30/2004 6:02:47 AM PST · by isatoi · 168+ views
    Vast Right Wing Conspiracy ^ | 3/30/04 | Board Members Vast Right Wing Conspiracy
    Internet Home Of The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Richard Clarke,"I think the American people needed to know the facts" Since his appearance on 60 Minutes last Sunday, Richard Clarke has faced a barrage of attacks, which he says are coming from people in black helicopters talking to him through voices he is hearing in his head. "It pains me to have Condoleezza Rice and the others mad at me," he told Good Morning America. "But I think the American people needed to know the facts, my friend Saddam Hussein was mistreated by this administrations he is a nice person who...
  • Pax Americana?

    03/27/2004 6:26:28 PM PST · by Kavi · 154+ views
    http://www.alwayson-network.com ^ | 03.24.2004 | Always On News Team
    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, keynote speaker Dick Cheney made an appeal for unity with Europe when he spoke of "our common understanding that today’s threats must be met where they are or those threats will come to us." He also stated that the key to security is through prosperity, adding: "But while we know that security and prosperity are mutually dependent, we must go a step further and ask how they are best achieved. The answer lies in the values of freedom, justice and democracy…Democracies do not breathe the anger and the radicalism that drag down whole...
  • Bush picks Orlando for campaign kickoff

    03/13/2004 9:14:01 PM PST · by PRSOrlando · 17 replies · 145+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 13, 2004 | Tamara Lytle
    WASHINGTON -- President Bush will travel to Orlando next weekend for his first major campaign rally, underscoring how important Central Florida is in winning the White House. The noon rally, expected to draw 12,000 supporters to the Orange County Convention Center on Saturday, will cap a week in which Bush and other administration officials barnstorm the country to focus on the first anniversary of the war in Iraq and on the global battle against terrorism.
  • Question: Is Dick Gephardt a "MISERABLE FAILURE"?

    01/21/2004 8:24:43 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 35 replies · 463+ views
    from a Chicago Sun-Times article from January 12, 2004: "Still blond and even boyish at 62, Gephardt has changed little in style and physical appearance. Although he joins obligatory criticism of Bush by calling him a ''miserable failure,'' he sometimes slips by referring to him as ''President Bush'' instead of calling him just ''Bush'' in the current Democratic style. The old pro-life, pro-tax cut (urging a 30 percent top marginal rate) Gephardt disappeared long ago, but he still evokes moderation and restraint."
  • Caption "Dick" Gephardt - A long tall shadow?

    12/01/2003 5:08:24 PM PST · by Happy2BMe · 43 replies · 398+ views
  • Caption this photo of Dick Gephardt.

    12/01/2003 6:35:35 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 4 replies · 152+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | December 1, 2003 | AP
    Mon Dec 1, 6:05 PM ET Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dick Gephardt (news - web sites), D-Mo., casts a shadow on the flag as he is introduced to speak at a rally Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at the police station in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Gephardt, faulting President Bush (news - web sites) for ``gambling with our safety,'' on Monday called for spending $100 billion over five years on homeland security.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  • Dick Gephardt's Disgraceful Behaviour

    09/24/2003 7:51:36 PM PDT · by dpflanagan · 5 replies · 251+ views
    Acompletedisgrace.com ^ | September 24, 2003 | David Flanagan
    Dick Gephardt's disgraceful rhetoric underscores perfectly why Washington politicians rarely become Presidents. As Retired General H. Hugh Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on 9/11, has said, "Sometimes people in a position of power lose perspective on right and wrong." Unfortunately, Congressman Gephardt is one of those who has lost perspective on right vs. wrong. He is so intent on winning the Democratic primary, that he has forgotten the effect his words have, not just on those serving overseas, but on our enemies as well. It is one thing for the Congressman to disagree with President Bush's stance...
  • Videophone Dick Tracy Would Love

    09/14/2003 10:49:35 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 7 replies · 333+ views
    wired news ^ | 9.13.03 | Associated Press
    <p>TOKYO -- Nintendo's Game Boy Advance hand-held machine will work as a videophone with an attachment that comes with a digital camera, earphone and microphone and is expected to go on sale in December only in Japan.</p> <p>The Campho Advance from Kyoto-based Digital Act, which makes mobile and Internet equipment, slips into the top of the Game Boy Advance just like any video-game cassette.</p>
  • Open Letter to Dick Morris

    08/22/2003 11:26:45 PM PDT · by DocFarmer · 8 replies · 324+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 23 August 2003 | Doc Farmer
    "Open Letter to Dick Morris" Posted by Doc Farmer Saturday, August 23, 2003 Dear Dick Morris, I recently read your article regarding media bias (see link at the bottom) and found it quite interesting. Granted, I’ve been aware of media bias for a long time now. Accuracy in Media (AIM) and the Media Research Centre have been telling folks about the leftist slant in the news for years. Bernard Goldberg’s ''Bias'' was a well-written eye opener regarding just the kind of shenanigans that really go on in the newsroom. I understand how censorship works, and you did a very good...
  • An Honest Assessment of Sentator Richard Durbin (Illinois)

    07/17/2003 2:04:55 PM PDT · by visitor · 20 replies · 188+ views
    July 17, 2003 | visitor
    I have been working for some time on the conversion of a Democrat friend of mine. She naturally accepts as legitimate any criticism which she hears of President Bush, regardless of the source. Today she has sent me an e-mail concerning a supposed disclosure by Senator Richard Durbin of testimony of CIA Director George Tenet in a closed hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senator Durbin stated that Tenet admitted that the White House had insisted upon the inclusion in the President's State of the Union speech of the sentence concerning uranium from Africa. Before replying, I would like some...
  • The Evolution of Richard Gephardt (Why a pro-life Democrat Became a Slave to Feminazis)

    07/06/2003 11:45:05 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 13 replies · 453+ views
    St. Louis Post-Disgrace ^ | 7/5/03 | BILL LAMBRECHT AND DEIRDRE SHESGREEN
    <p>WASHINGTON - In an article headlined "The Middlest Middle-of-the-Road Democrat," Fortune Magazine highlighted Rep. Richard Gephardt's willingness to challenge his party's liberal traditions.</p> <p>"With his Robert Redford good looks, telegenic personality and relative youth, Gephardt is the very picture of a New Democrat," the magazine gushed.</p>
  • Rumsfeld, Cheney call talks with N. Korea futile

    04/25/2003 10:02:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 67 replies · 311+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 4/25/03 | WARREN P. STROBEL - Knight Ridder
    <p>WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is debating whether it is worth holding further nuclear talks with North Korea, following Pyongyang's vague threats to a U.S. envoy this week that it might test or even export nuclear weapons, senior U.S. officials said Friday.</p>
  • GepCare Will "Destroy" Economy Six Times Over (Little Dick Gephardt's weak election ploy)

    04/24/2003 6:22:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 263+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 4/24/03 | El Rushbo
    GepCare Will "Destroy" Economy Six Times Over April 24, 2003 Congressman Dick Gephardt's health care plan proposes to take money from workers, and lavish it on corporations who do the congressman's bidding. This isn't a healthcare plan; it's a win-the- Democratic-presidential-nomination plan. This is a classic example of how the left totally distorts the free market and tax cuts, and gets away with proposing programs that are far more damaging to the budget and the overall health of the economy than any press person will dare point out. According to Gephardt himself, the first three years of his stupid universal...
  • Democratic candidate calls for spending $200 billion a year to provide health insurance

    04/23/2003 7:39:18 AM PDT · by CFW · 32 replies · 216+ views
    ap via Boston Glob ^ | 4/23/03 | Nedra Pickler
    <p>By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press, 4/23/2003 09:59 NEW YORK (AP) Democratic presidential candidate Dick Gephardt on Wednesday detailed his plan to give all Americans access to health insurance, the centerpiece of his presidential campaign and what he called the ''moral issue of our time.''</p>
  • Gephardt wants to scrap income tax cuts to pay for health care

    04/16/2003 1:12:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies · 115+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 4-16-03 | NEDRA PICKLER
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Rep. Dick Gephardt said Wednesday that if elected president, he would move to scrap President Bush's reduction of income tax rates in favor of a tax credit to help businesses pay for health care.</p> <p>"I do not believe that we can retain any of the relief on rates," Gephardt said of the provision in the 2001 law. "But I will argue, as I have throughout, that my tax cuts will be of more benefit to all taxpayers, and certainly with middle income and low income taxpayers, than with the president's tax bill."</p>
  • CAPTION TIME: Our Next President? (Lil' DICK Gephardt)

    02/19/2003 2:07:58 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 8 replies · 201+ views
    I can count on two hands the number of votes I'll get!
  • A Politically Incorrect Ad We'd Like To See (vanity)

    01/10/2003 9:01:23 PM PST · by WSGilcrest · 12 replies · 250+ views
    From the man himself. | 1-10-02 | Percy K.
    Received this in an email today from an old friend in my TH days. Get the free powerpoint viewer here, to view this. OK, so it's a vanity post. So SUE me!
  • Dick Armey's warning (Against the growing Police State)

    01/06/2003 9:26:56 AM PST · by Republic of Texas · 35 replies · 416+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1/6/03 | Nat Hentoff
    <p>During his years in Congress, Dick Armey was a firm and incisive defender of conservative values. Individual constitutional liberties against the government were very much among them. In his December 6 farewell address at the National Press Club, the retiring Republican Majority Leader warned of the "awful, dangerous seduction" of sacrificing our freedoms for safety in our war to defeat "this insidious threat that comes right into our neighborhood."</p>
  • Gephardt Courted White-Rights Group Cited by Lott's Critics

    12/16/2002 11:19:03 AM PST · by Paul Atreides · 5 replies · 250+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | December 16, 2002 | Carl Limbacher
    Smelling blood in the water, Democrats and their media sharks have renewed their complaints about Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott's speeches in the 1990s to the Southern white-rights group, the Council of Conservative Citizens. But there's a reason Democrats stopped pretending in 1999 they were outraged by Lott's visits to the allegedly racist group. That's because top House Democrat Richard Gephardt did the same thing in the early 1980s, when he courted a Missouri chapter of the group's more extreme precursor, the Metro South Citizens Council. News of Gephardt's ties to the white-rights group was an open secret in Missouri,...
  • Durbin a great pretender

    10/23/2002 5:41:50 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies · 135+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 10-23-02 | Steve Neal
    You either flip or you flop. That's the political philosophy of Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.). By keeping his ear close to the ground, he has won a lot of elections and stood on both sides of controversial issues. As a candidate for re-election, he is a walking contradiction. In his latest television commercial, a shirt-sleeved Durbin portrays himself as a staunch ally of working people. He says that tariffs from steel imports should be used to help steelworkers with their pensions. Sounds like a good idea. But Durbin has failed to win legislative approval for this proposal. The ad...
  • Durbin rips FBI probe of Sept. 11 news leak

    08/28/2002 5:18:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies · 280+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 8-28-02 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON--An FBI investigation of a classified intelligence leak--where 17 senators, including Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), have been asked for records of all contacts with reporters--will chill the congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, Durbin said. "They are ramping this investigation up to high levels,'' said Durbin, one of the 17 members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. "The personal interviews were not enough. Now they want my personal schedules.'' The White House, said Durbin, does not "want an open and public and independent investigation of what happened Sept. 11. ... They are trying to put a damper on...