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  • Mo Dowd: Hillary Battles Bernie Sanders, Chick Magnet

    02/06/2016 2:02:02 PM PST · by seanmerc · 42 replies
    New York Times ^ | 6 Feb 16 | Maureen Dowd
    HILLARY CLINTON first grabbed the national spotlight 47 years ago as an idealistic young feminist, chiding the paternalistic establishment in her Wellesley commencement speech. So it’s passing strange to watch her here, getting rebuffed by young women who believe that she lacks idealism, that she overplays her feminist hand and that she is the paternalistic establishment. Bernie Sanders may be a dead ringer for Larry David, but Hillary is running the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” campaign. She can’t fire up young voters by dwelling on what can’t be done in Washington and by explaining that she’s more prose than poetry.
  • The amazing honesty of Joe Biden

    09/11/2015 10:59:55 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 61 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10 Sep 15 | Chris Cillizza
    Joe Biden's unique trait as a politician is -- and always has been -- his honesty. Sometimes that honesty gets him into varying degrees of trouble. Sometimes it makes it seem as though he's the closest thing to a real person you could possibly hope for in politics.
  • Hillary fumes at Trump for attacking her closest aide Huma

    09/04/2015 7:26:36 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 121 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | September 3, 2015 | By J. TAYLOR RUSHING
    Full title:.."Hillary fumes at Trump for attacking her closest aide Huma as she accuses billionaire of 'innuendo, conspiracy theories and defaming people' 'Loose talks, threats, insults...they have consequences,' Hillary says of Trump
  • Anthony Weiner Slams Donald Trump's Attacks on Wife as 'Absurd' and 'Outrageous

    09/01/2015 10:17:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 56 replies
    ABCNews ^ | September 01, 2015 | RYAN STRUYK
    Anthony Weiner Slams Donald Trump's Attacks on Wife as 'Absurd' and 'Outrageous' Sep 1, 2015 By RYAN STRUYK In the feud between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, embattled former Rep. Anthony Weiner Abedin's husband is stepping into the line of fire. In a radio show appearance Monday, Weiner called Trump's suggestion that Abedin may have shared state secrets with him both "wrong" and "outrageous." "I think it's absurd and frankly insulting, not only to my wife, who, when she worked at the State Department, had a pretty high security clearance, a higher clearance than even...
  • Wesley Pruden: "The birds circling over Hillary Clinton"

    08/24/2015 10:50:05 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 20 Aug 15 | Wesley Pruden
    Hillary Clinton may think those creatures making wide, gentle circles over her campaign are bluebirds of happiness, but theyre looking more and more like buzzards. They look hungry.
  • Lawyer for Huma Abedin, a Hillary Clinton Aide, Strikes Back at Accuser

    08/24/2015 10:38:49 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | 24 Aug 15 | Maggie Haberman
    A lawyer for Huma Abedin, a top adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton, has accused Charles E. Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, of damaging Ms. Abedins reputation through unfounded allegations about her time at the State Department.
  • Hillary Has LGBT Fundraiser Tonight in Washington

    06/08/2015 2:10:34 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 8 Jun 15 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton is coming to Washington, D.C. for an LGBT fundraiser tonight. "Clinton will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday night for a fundraiser hosted by and attended by predominantly lesbian supporters," reports the Huffington Post. "About 120 people are expected to attend the event, which is being billed as 'an intimate fundraiser' at the Woman's National Democratic Club.
  • Whats in a name? Hillary by any other name would still be controversial

    04/08/2015 12:21:15 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 30 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | 7 Apr 15 | Anita Kumar
    Theres Beyonc and Madonna, Cher and Prince. And now Hillary. It may not be exactly the same as the long list of celebrities known by their first names. But Hillary Clinton has become known simply as Hillary in bumper stickers and headlines, on Twitter and Facebook, around water coolers and in coffee shops. Yet some Americans, mostly women, dont think the former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York and first lady should be called by just her first name.
  • Wesley Pruden column: "A deal with Iran built on lies"

    04/03/2015 12:18:48 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2 Apr 15 | Wesley Pruden
    "Everything about the so-called deal with Iran, including the reputations of the men who negotiated it, is a lie. Its likely to be a deadly lie for millions of people who will die on account of it. The world should mark well everyone responsible for it."
  • Senator Presses for Info on Huma's Special Gov't Status--and Her Emails

    03/19/2015 11:11:29 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 20 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 19 Mar 15 | Daniel Halper
    Senator Chuck Grassley has sent two letters to the State Department to ask about Huma Abedin's special government status when she was a government employee--and for information on Abedin's email use while working for the government. Abedin is a close aide to Hillary Clinton, and worked for the consulting firm Teneo (under a special government employee status) while working for Clinton. "I am writing to follow up on inquiries I have been making since June 13, 2013 and August 15, 2013 regarding the State Departments use of Special Government Employee (SGE) designations, and in particular, what steps the Department took...
  • Watch Hillary Clinton age 50 years in 60 seconds [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES AT LINK]

    03/11/2015 12:11:32 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 41 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 11 Mar 15 | David Martosko
    An unusual time-lapse video made by a Washington, D.C. nonprofit fundraiser and his friends shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton aging from her teen years to the present. Clinton, 67, is the presumptive Democratic White House front-runner and would be 69 years and 86 days old if she were to become president after the 2016 elections. That would make her the second-oldest chief executive to move into the White House behind only Ronald Reagan, who took office 17 days before he turned 70.
  • Democrats in Congress suggest postponing Netanyahu's address

    01/30/2015 4:38:12 PM PST · by PROCON · 65 replies
    jpost.com ^ | Jan. 29, 2015 | MICHAEL WILNER
    US lawmakers propose PM move speech to joint session of Congress until after Israel election on March 17.WASHINGTON Democrats in the House of Representatives are suggesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu postpone his speech to a joint session of Congress until after the Israeli election on March 17. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) said it was not appropriate for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to invite Netanyahu without first notifying the White House a move that angered the Obama administration.Netanyahu is expected to advocate for a different policy on Iran that the president has thus far pursued. Such...
  • HuffPo: The Democratic Route to Senate Control in 2016 (uh huh)

    11/06/2014 6:16:14 AM PST · by tellw · 34 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 11/6/2014 | Ryan Grim
    Only 10 Senate Democrats are up for re-election in 2016, the residual benefit of the shellacking they took in 2010 when tea party Republicans swept into office. The only two challenges Democrats likely will face will be defending Michael Bennet's seat in Colorado and Reid's in Nevada. In a presidential year, Bennet, who managed to survive in 2010, will be the favorite. Reid may be the most vulnerable, but he is a tenacious campaigner and in the past pulled off re-election in the face of stiff odds.
  • Hey DemocRat Party!

    11/04/2014 7:34:20 AM PST · by seanmerc · 12 replies
    May today be the day of defeat that you so richly deserve. That is all!
  • Hillary Clinton gets heckled

    10/13/2014 8:50:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    CBS ^ | 10/13/14 | Rebecca Kaplan
    ....During an address to the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics Sunday in San Diego, someone in the 3,000 person crowd began to goad her using a bullhorn.
  • Book: Hillary has bad heart

    06/22/2014 5:08:56 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 142 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 22 Jun14 | Drudge Report
    A new provocative work by bestselling author Ed Klein claims Hillary Clinton's health problems are much more severe than she has publicly revealed! "She had managed to keep her medical history secret out of fear that, should it become public, it would disqualify her from becoming president," writes Klein in BLOOD FEUD.
  • Nancy Pelosi blames George W. Bush for Veterans Affairs scandal

    05/23/2014 8:45:34 AM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 49 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 22, 2014 | Joel Gehrke
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., repeatedly put the blame for the Veterans Affairs scandal on former President George W. Bush, while arguing that her party has worked hard for veterans in recent years. Pelosi took a shot at Bush while saying that the scandal is a high priority for Obama. "He sees the ramifications of some seeds that were sown a long time ago, when you have two wars over a long period of time and many, many more, millions more veterans," she told reporters during her Thursday press briefing. "And so, I know that he is upset about...
  • French Foreign Minister: '500 Days to Avoid Climate Chaos'

    05/14/2014 9:50:22 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 30 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 14 May 14 | Jeryl Bier
    Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed French foreign minister Laurent Fabius to the State Department in Washington on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues, from Iran to Syria to climate change. Or, in the words of the foreign minister, "climate chaos." Kerry and Fabius made a joint appearance before their meeting, and the foreign minister warned that only 500 days remained to avoid "climate chaos"[emphasis added]...
  • Pelosi: Cant We Talk About Something Other Than Benghazi?

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday dismissed newly unveiled communications suggesting the White House helped shape the public message that blamed a video for the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. What I will say is, again, diversion, subterfuge: Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi. Why arent we talking about something else? she said at her weekly press briefing. Whatever was in that what I know of what Ive read in the press about those emails was very consistent with what was put out there before. I dont think theres anything new there.
  • Better Than Fiction: The Rise, Fall, And Return of Webb Hubbell [endorses Hildebeast for President]

    05/01/2014 11:02:24 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 13 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 1 May 14 | Lloyd Grove
    Hillary Clintons former law partner was slated for a gilded position within the first Clinton administration. But a cluster of felonies landed Webb Hubbell in jail, and frozen out of the inner circle. Now hes a novelist, andafter a near-death experiencefriends with Bill again. I think Hillary would make a great president, Webb Hubbell says. Id like to see her run. Shell get elected. But thats not my call. Its not my business. Nor is it clear that Hillary Clinton will welcome Hubbells endorsement. After all, hes an ex-conand she has kept a prudent distance for the past two decades....
  • Chelsea Clinton Leaves Door Open for Political Decision

    04/14/2014 10:59:59 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 55 replies
    Newsmax | 14 Apr 14 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Chelsea Clinton has left the door open to one day to running for office herself. "I live in a city and a state where I support my elected representatives," Clinton said in an interview with the business magazine Fast Company. "If at some point that werent the case, and I didnt support my mayor or my city councilwoman or my congresswoman or either of my senators and Im lucky to live in a state where I have lots of women representing me, you know maybe then Id have to ask and answer the question for myself, and come...
  • Harry Reid: People Arent Educated on How to Use the Internet

    03/26/2014 10:39:12 AM PDT · by don-o · 75 replies
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said the fault of struggling to sign up on the Obamacare exchanges didnt lie with the faulty website, but with the people who werent educated on how to use the Internet. Explaining the reasoning behind the latest Obamacare delay, Reid said too many people just didnt know to use their computer properly and needed more time. Apparently, it had nothing to do with the well-documented failings of the website that have embarrassed the White House for months. We have hundreds of thousands of people who tried to sign up who didnt get through,...
  • Hillary Clinton's Circle Isn't Sure She Should Run for President in 2016

    03/19/2014 12:35:21 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 67 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 18 Mar 2014 | Peter Nicholas
    A Hillary Clinton presidential candidacy looks like a sure thing, with marquee Democratic donors and activists mobilizing for what they see as her inevitable entrance into the 2016 race. Yet some of Mrs. Clinton's closest confidants and allies aren't sold on the idea that she should run. Their cautions add an unpredictable element as Mrs. Clinton weighs whether to seek the presidency again, a decision she says she plans to make later this year. One of Mrs. Clinton's top advisers and former aides, Cheryl Mills, believes she should stay out of the contest and has told her as much, according...
  • Insiders: Jay Carney preparing to leave White House

    03/14/2014 8:34:36 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 14, 2014
    Insiders very close to House White House Press Secretary Jay Carney indicate that hes on his way out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, The Mirror has learned. Carney has told people hes leaving the White House soon. In 2008, Carney became Director of Communications for Vice President Joe Biden. In 2011, he became the nations 29th press secretary, President Obamas second, replacing Robert Gibbs. Before that, Carney was a journalist for The Miami Herald and later TIME and CNN. In the last 48 hours, Carney has been getting press attention from outlets like The Weekly Standard and the New York Daily...
  • Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast

    03/12/2014 10:49:16 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 95 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11 Mar 2014 | Nardine Saad
    Perhaps we'll be seeing less of Lena Dunham on screen in the future: The "Girls" talent says she might consider quitting acting to focus on some of her other work. But don't worry, she's not going far. "I don't know if I'm going to want to act anymore. I'm always relieved on the days I don't have to. I'd rather give parts to other women than be the woman having the parts," the Golden Globe-winning 27-year-old said in the April issue of Glamour, which hits newsstands March 18. Appearing in the critically acclaimed HBO series about four 20-something women growing...
  • '[edited] Shirley Temple: Lefties bash late Republican star, smear her as roaring racist

    02/11/2014 6:47:58 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 69 replies
    twitchy.com/ ^ | 2/11/14 | twitchy
    Lefties bash late Republican star, smear her as roaring racist Nate Igor Smith @drivenbyboredom Follow Twenty years from now most of the Republican Party will be dead. Shirley Temple was just another old conservative who now can't vote. Joe Szalai @JoeSzalai Follow I dunno. I though Shirley Temple died when she became an active Republican. 9:24 AM - 11 Feb 2014 James Kass @jameskass Follow I had no idea Shirley Temple was such a staunch Republican. I guess the "Good Ship Lollipop" was really a INS deportation boat.
  • Will Nancy Pelosi Be the Next to Retire?

    01/30/2014 3:18:38 PM PST · by seanmerc · 60 replies
    National Journal ^ | 30 Jan 2014 | Josh Kraushaar
    With Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement announcement, many of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's top lieutenants are abandoning ship. Waxman joins his California colleague, Rep. George Miller, and Rep. Jim Moran of Virginia as close Pelosi allies to retire after this Congress. And after last year's 2012 elections, Pelosi's leading in-house strategist Jen Crider left her office, later announcing she was working for Microsoft. Their decisions are as strong a signal as any that veteran House Democrats hold little hope of taking the House in 2014, and they probably are pessimistic about their long-term prospects for a congressional majority. Miller and...
  • Sean Penn: 'Good Idea' to Have Ted Cruz Committed for Mental Health Problems

    10/29/2013 6:35:05 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 64 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/29/2013 | Susan Jones
    "There's a mental health problem in Congress," says actor and liberal activist Sean Penn. The president could solve the problem "by committing them by executive order," Penn told CNN's Piers Morgan Monday night.Asked if Penn would have "people like Ted Cruz" committed, Penn said, "He is my American brother. I won't -- I think we should take care of him, he is in, he's the trouble.""Well, actually have him committed," Morgan followed up."Yeah, I think it's a good idea," Penn said.
  • PRUDEN: The cheap tricks of the game(Park Rangers ADMISSION about harassment)

    10/04/2013 9:36:37 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 31 replies
    washington times ^ | 10/3 | pruden
    The Park Service appears to be closing streets on mere whim and caprice. The rangers even closed the parking lot at Mount Vernon, where the plantation home of George Washington is a favorite tourist destination. That was after they barred the new World War II Memorial on the Mall to veterans of World War II. But the government does not own Mount Vernon; it is privately owned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The ladies bought it years ago to preserve it as a national memorial. The feds closed access to the parking lots this week, even though the lots...
  • Hillary in Midair

    09/23/2013 11:24:47 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 30 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 22 Sep 13 | Joe Hagan
    Shes learned from her mistakes. Three years before November 8, 2016, shes working hard to be relaxed, calm, easy. But, all the while, the old Clinton gears are whirring.
  • Report: Press threw Helen Thomas under bus to save its reputation [WARNING: Graphic Images/Video]

    06/07/2013 11:50:48 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 28 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 27 May 13 | Paul Bedard
    The White House press corps was so worried about its reputation when veteran reporter Helen Thomas ranted against Jews in 2010 that it quickly moved to discredit her journalistic creds and personally attacked her as crazy in a bid to save itself, according to a new journalism school analysis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly details the efforts by the press corps to shove Thomas out of their club after she told a New York rabbi in a widely distributed video that Israel should "get the hell out of Palestine," and that Jews should "go home" to "Poland, Germany ... and...
  • North Korean newspaper thinks Helen Thomas is a man

    05/21/2013 2:35:01 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 63 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 17 May 2013 | Eddie Scarry
    To prove that the U.S news media distort the truth and mislead the public opinion to curry favor with power, a North Korean newspaper used Helen Thomass 2010 retirement as an example. Only problem is that Thomas (pictured right) was once a female columnist for Hearst Newspapers, not a man.
  • Hillary Clinton trashes whiners (Hillary trashes women)

    10/18/2012 11:48:07 AM PDT · by Snuph · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/18/12 | KEVIN ROBILLARD
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says in a new interview that she cant stand whining by women who are unhappy with the work and family choices theyve made in life and complain that they have no options. Clinton, in the interview with Marie Claire, was discussing Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning at the State Department who left in 2011. This summer, Slaughter wrote a much-discussed cover story in the Atlantic - Why Women Still Cant Have It all - about leaving her job because of the difficulty of balancing her work at State with the needs of...
  • White House: Obama and Biden were never aware of requests for more Benghazi security

    10/12/2012 10:52:25 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 65 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 12 Oct 12 | Josh Rogin
    Vice President Joseph Biden speaks only for himself and President Barack Obama, and neither man was aware that U.S. officials in Libya had asked the State Department for more security before the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, a top White House official told The Cable. Biden has come under fire for saying at Thursday night's debate, "We weren't told they wanted more security. We did not know they wanted more security there." The Cable asked Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications Ben Rhodes whether Biden was speaking for the entire Obama administration, including the State Department,...
  • Cutter: Benghazi Is Only an Issue Because of Romney and Ryan

    10/11/2012 12:09:24 PM PDT · by Snuph · 95 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 11, 2012 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Video at link...Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said Thursday that the entire reason the terrorist attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans has become the political topic it is is because Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan talk about the attack. STEPHANIE CUTTER: In terms of the politicization of this you know, we are here at a debate, and I hope we get to talk about the debate but the entire reason this has become the political topic it is, is because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Its a big part of their...
  • Obama Campaign Shifts Into Extreme Attack Mode

    10/05/2012 10:53:09 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 21 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 5 Oct 12 | Keith Koffler
    With its candidate having been swamped in the debate by an aggressive and articulate Gov. Mitt Romney, the Obama campaign is switching fully into attack mode, moving beyond earlier assaults on Romneys business record and wealth toward a new drive to destroy his character. Casting completely aside the Obama 2008 brand of a hopeful unifier, Obamas operatives Thursday dived straight the jugular, working on multiple fronts to brand Romney a liar. The campaign, Obama aides made clear, would henceforth be conducted exclusively Chicago style. In a vicious and personal assault rarely conducted at the highest level of U.S. politics, White...
  • Obama aide denies Bush bashing

    10/03/2012 10:15:07 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 15 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 3 Oct 12 | Kevin Robillard
    President Barack Obamas reelection effort is not blaming the sputtering economic recovery of the past four years on former President George W. Bush, his deputy campaign manager insisted Wednesday. Were absolutely not doing that, Stephanie Cutter said on MSNBCs Morning Joe. In fact, were taking credit for the 5.1 million private-sector jobs that have been created over the past four years despite being handed the worst economy since the Great Depression. Were taking credit for the million jobs that were protected under the presidents efforts to save the auto industry and the increase in manufacturing jobs for the first time...
  • Rush Limbaugh: As Predicted, the Corrupt Polls "Tighten"

    10/02/2012 1:44:25 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 2 Oct 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: CNN is panicking over their own poll. As predicted, the polls are starting to tighten. CNN, at least what they're saying, they're starting to panic. You'll hear the sound bites coming up. Oh, by the way, the Washington Post poll that was so devastating to Romney in the swing states, this goes beyond simple incompetence or media malpractice. This is genuine corruption. We find out, and from the Washington Post's own pollster, that they based last Friday's poll of Romney being up ten, 11, whatever it was in those three swing states, on 160 people with a...
  • They Want You to Think the Election is Over

    10/01/2012 11:51:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Some shocking news in the Drive-By Media today. The election is over. Mitt Romney has lost. It's all over out there. Actually, that's not the case. The polls today are starting to tighten up exactly as predicted here. Now we're into October. The debate is Wednesday night. Have you noticed what's going on with this? The DNC and Howard Dean and a number of others... Even Obama himself is saying, "Mitt's a much better debater than I am." They're really out there lowering expectations for Obama in the debate on Wednesday night, and he's got a tough...
  • Madonna strips for Obama, offers profanity-laced endorsement

    09/25/2012 1:31:18 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 25 Sep 12 | Emily Goodin
    Madonna offered a profanity-laced endorsement of President Obama at her concert Monday night, which involved the singer stripping down to her underwear to reveal the president's name written on her body. You all better vote for f---ing Obama okay, she told the crowd at Washington's Verizon center.
  • [Belated] Helen Thomas 92nd Birthday

    09/10/2012 2:57:31 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 39 replies
    Scoop Independent News ^ | 14 Aug 12 | Connie Lawn
    A group of about 25 journalists and friends got together in the National Press Club to celebrate the life and birthday of ground breaking journalist Helen Thomas. We met in the McLendon Room, which was appropriate. When I came into the White House press corps, in l968, Helen and Sarah McClendon were the senior correspondents. Helen's mind and voice are as sharp as ever, but her body is more delicate (that happens to many of us). Our one rule of the get together was -- no politics! We have enough of that the rest of the time. In addition, none...
  • Rush Limbaugh: "An All-Out Media Onslaught to Dispirit You" [ref. polling data]

    09/10/2012 2:05:21 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 35 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 10 Sep 12 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: My question is, why is Obama still campaigning? Could somebody explain that to me. Everywhere I look, this election's over. Why, Obama has hit 50% approval in the polls now for the first time ever. The bounce out of that disaster of a convention was unprecedented, other than Dukakis who had a 17-point lead after his, and somehow he lost. Brit Hume said today on Fox, "Well, you know, you gotta keep in mind the guy leading in the polls in mid-September rarely loses." Ever heard of Dukakis? Ever heard of Jimmy Carter? And now Public Policy...
  • [Hanoi John] Kerry: Ask Osama bin Laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago!

    09/06/2012 4:03:47 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 36 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 6 Sep 12 | Josh Rogin
    CHARLOTTE - Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA) will lacerate Mitt Romney on foreign policy in a major speech tonight at the Democratic National Convention. "In this campaign, we have a fundamental choice," Kerry will say, according to speech excerpts provided to The Cable. "Will we protect our country and our allies, advance our interests and ideals, do battle where we must, and make peace where we can? Or will we entrust our place in the world to someone who just hasn't learned the lessons of the last decade?"
  • Cutter: Obama Has Created More Jobs Than the Reagan Recovery

    08/22/2012 12:05:36 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 52 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 22 Aug 12 | Real Clear Politics
    "Willie Geist, MSNBC: What would you say to that same person that said, 'Well, that hasn't worked for four years. I haven't had the job over time, it's time for a change.'" Video at link...
  • Drudge - SOURCES: Biden at GOP convention

    08/21/2012 8:49:38 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 157 replies
    Drudge ^ | August 21, 2012
    SOURCES: Biden at GOP convention; Secret Service in Tampa say they are Biden advance -- he's coming Monday or Tuesday... Developing ...
  • John Kerrys secretary of state dry run

    07/16/2012 4:11:37 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 5 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 27 Jun 12 | Jessica Meyers
    Sen. John Kerry has the perfect audition piece for the secretary of state job he appears to covet the long-stalled Law of the Sea treaty. Hes come armed with a throng of industry backers and pleas from the countrys top officials. But a cadre of conservatives remains determined to sink it.
  • Patrick Kennedy warns of Tea Party rampage if SCOTUS upholds Obamacare

    06/27/2012 11:16:38 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 103 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 27 Jun 12 | Philip Klein
    Patrick Kennedy, a former representative from Rhode Island and son of the late Ted Kennedy, warned in a fundraising email for Congressional Democrats that if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Obamas health care law, then dangerous Tea Party extremists will go on a rampage. The fundraising email was sent out Wednesday afternoon, to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committees Health Care Rapid Response Fund ahead of Thursday mornings expected ruling by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the health care law. My father, Ted Kennedy, spent his entire political career fighting tooth and nail for universal...
  • Obama Asks People Getting Married To Forgo Gifts, Ask Their Guests To Donate To His Campaign Instead

    06/22/2012 11:16:20 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 230 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 22 Jun 12 | Unknown
    You can even register your wedding on his campaign website. Could he be any more pompous?
  • [Gay] Activists Take Out Frustration on ... Ronald Reagan

    06/22/2012 10:23:36 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 28 replies
    The Weekly Standard [via Drudge] ^ | 22 Jun 12 | Daniel Halper
    Last Friday, an attach of important gay people from Philadelphia made a trip to Washington D.C. as invited guests of President Barack Obama for the White Houses first-ever gay pride reception. There, they danced to the sounds of a Marine Corps band; they dined on crab cakes and canaps; they hand-delivered letters from concerned citizens like this 18-year old who has had four people close to him gunned down, and noted rhyming raconteur CA Conrad; and some of them took advantage of photo opportunities to give the late President Ronald Reagan the middle finger.
  • White House Forgets to Pay Fathers Day Lunch Tab

    06/14/2012 12:16:34 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 60 replies
    ABC News ^ | 14 Jun 2012 | Mary Bruce
    Amid the bustle of President Obamas surprise stop for barbecue Wednesday the White House apparently overlooked one key detail: the bill. Celebrating Fathers Day early, the president had lunch with two service members and two local barbers at Kennys BBQ on Capitol Hill.