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  • Gabby Douglas is criticized for not putting her hand on her heart during U.S. national anthem -

    08/10/2016 7:15:43 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 153 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/10/2016 | Sarah Dean For Mailonline
    Gabby Douglas may have just helped her team win gold at the Olympics but that hasn't stopped some fans criticizing her for not putting her hand on her heart during the U.S. national anthem.The American gymnast was the only member of her squad who was photographed with her hands by her sides as The Star-Spangled Banner played in Rio on Tuesday.The Olympic veteran took gold alongside Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman in the Women's Team All-Around gymnastics ompetition.Twitter user Angela complained: 'There is no excuse as to why you could not salute the flag of the...
  • Obama Proves Himself To Be A Very Small Man

    02/21/2016 4:44:41 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 60 replies
    The American Cowboy Chronicles ^ | February 21, 2016 | Tom Correa
    Antonin Scalia was born on March 11th, 1936, and died in his sleep from natural causes on the night of February 12th or the morning of February 13th, 2016, following an afternoon of quail hunting and dining at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in Shafter, Texas. Antonin Scalia was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, and served until his death a few days ago. Yes, Justice Scalia served on the Court for nearly 30 years. Justice Scalia has been described as an American patriot, a lifelong Conservative, a defender...
  • Dog Bites Man: Hollywood Reporter Notes Benghazi Movie Marketed to Conservatives

    01/15/2016 5:43:27 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies ^ | 1/15/2016 | Matt Philbin
    Paramount Pictures is releasing 13 Hours: Secret Soldiers of Benghazi nation-wide on Friday. It tells the story of the attack on two U.S. diplomatic outposts in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 that took four American lives, including that of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Despite claims from Paramount and director Michael Bay that the film isn't political (the book on which it's based certainly wasn't), The Hollywood Reporter has noted that it's being marketed specifically to conservatives. So they're specifically targeting one side of the political aisle while more or less neglecting the other? Well, yeah. You don't shop...
  • Horror injuries of man, 61, after near fatal attack by pack of FIFTY teens

    A 17-year-old boy has been charged as an adult for his role in beating a 61-year-old alongside a group of approximately 50 other teens in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 22. Richard Fletcher was brutally beaten by the teens after he went outside to ask two girls who were fighting on top of his truck to move along and continue their dispute elsewhere. The mob of teens began to hit and kick Fletcher until he fell to the ground, but the attack didn't end. After the beating last month, Fletcher was left with broken eye sockets, a broken nose, broken ribs...
  • Duchess of Dis! (front cover of Boston Herald, April 21, 2015)

    04/21/2015 6:55:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 21, 2015
  • Benjamin Netanyahu Says He Meant No Disrespect to Obama in Congress Speech

    03/02/2015 8:23:43 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 38 replies
    N.B.C ^ | March 2, 2015 | No Attribution
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said Monday that he meant no disrespect to President Barack Obama by accepting an invitation to speak to Congress, and he insisted that U.S.-Israeli relations were "stronger than ever." "Iran envelops the entire world with its tentacles of terror," he said. "This is what Iran is doing now, without a nuclear weapon. Imagine what Iran would do with a nuclear weapon."
  • March 4, 2014: Dave Barry Learns Everything You Need to Know About Being a Husband From Reading 50 S

    02/14/2015 12:17:19 AM PST · by aquila48 · 26 replies
    Time Mag ^ | March 4, 2014 | Dave Barry
    So I read Fifty Shades of Grey. This is the book written by female British author “E. L. James” that became a huge bestseller, devoured by pretty much every woman on Earth except my wife (or so she claims). I think I might be the only man who read this book. I did it sneakily, hiding the cover, especially when I was on an airplane, which actually is a good place to read this book because you have access to a barf bag. I say this because of the writing style, which is . . . OK, here’s one tiny...
  • CUNY: Don’t Call Students ‘Mr., Mrs. or Ms.’ Because That’s Maybe Disrespectful

    01/28/2015 6:24:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/28/2015 | Katherine Timpf
    The Graduate Center of the City University of New York issued a memo advising staff not to address any students as “Mr., Mrs. or Ms.” beginning this spring because some could find it disrespectful. The policy is intended to “ensure a respectful, welcoming and gender-inclusive learning environment . . . and to accommodate properly the diverse population of current and prospective students,” according to the memo, signed by interim provost Louise Lennihan. School spokeswoman (wait – can I call her that?) Tanya Domi said the initiative was also part of the school’s “working within a regulatory framework to comply with...
  • Military couple have their wedding moved HOURS before ceremony because President Obama wanted to...

    12/29/2014 8:06:14 PM PST · by garjog · 22 replies
    DAILY MAIL ONLINE UK ^ | 29 December 2014 | By ASHLEY COLLMAN
    Army Captains Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr had their wedding on the 16th tee box of the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course moved on Sunday President Obama decided to play golf on the course that afternoon, and the couple found out about the change of venue the day before the ceremony. Tying the knot: The Mallues instead got married on the green lawn of the military base where the golf course is located
  • The Insiders: Why the “latte salute” is a big deal

    09/28/2014 11:42:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Partisan ^ | September 25, 2014 | Ed Rogers
    By now, everyone has seen the pictures of President Obama’s “latte salute,” where he walked off Air Force One and couldn’t even be bothered to switch his cup to his other hand while lazily saluting the Marines at the bottom of the airplane stairs. The Obama apologists are dismissing the criticism, calling it “ridiculousness.” Perhaps the president meant it as an insult; perhaps not. But we know the president is vain – after all, he has already written two books about himself – and he’s also very stage-aware. He knew what he was doing. President Obama was striking a pose....
  • Tempest over Obama's tea cup salute: CIC sparks anger by saluting US Marines with drink in his hand

    09/23/2014 3:14:36 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 62 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 23 Sep 14 | David Martosko
    President Barack Obama saluted a pair of United States Marines on Tuesday while holding what appeared to be a styrofoam cup in his saluting hand, a breach of military regulations that won't win him fans among veterans and servicemen.
  • Obama shows respect to fallen WWII vets (chewing gum)!

    06/06/2014 5:05:40 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 33 replies
    C Span | 06.06.2014 | self
    Flipping through the channels, I stopped at the program showing D-day remembrance at Normandy beach. President of France is giving speech, remembering the D-day, sacrifices and thanking veterans for their contribution to freedom. World dignitaries are sitting in the audience along with remaining veterans, Queen of England with her husband and other heads of states. Among them camera swings to our Barak Hussein Obama, President of the USA - CHEWING FREAKIN' GUM! Another example of his "respect" for non-muslim warriors.
  • Stupid selfie! Soldier posts pic of herself avoiding flag salute, ignites online firestorm

    02/26/2014 1:54:13 PM PST · by dynachrome · 87 replies
    New york Daily News ^ | 2-26-14 | Lee Moran
    "This is me laying back in my car hiding so I don't have to salute the 1700 flag," she captioned the picture. "KEEP ALL YOUR 'THATS SO DISRESPECTFUL/HOWRUDE/ETC.' COMMENTS TO YOURSELF cuz, right now, IDGAFFFF," she added, under her handle sheffeynation.
  • President Says O’Reilly Interview “Crossed the Line”

    02/10/2014 11:34:15 AM PST · by John Semmens · 18 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Feb 2014 | John Semmens
    Bristling from what he characterized as “disrespectful and abusive treatment” he received during an interview, President Obama vowed never to appear on Fox News again. “After I agreed to sacrifice some of my precious time in order to grant Mr. O’Reilly an interview prior to the Super Bowl I was greeted with insistent and intrusive questioning on topics I didn’t want to talk about,” Obama complained. “Worse, my veracity was impugned. Rather than just accept my word, Mr. Reilly seemed determined to demand some sort of independent verification, some sort of external evidence. I am not accustomed to being treated...
  • Milbank, O’Reilly, Fox News and Disrespecting Presidents Today

    02/10/2014 10:09:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies ^ | February 10, 2014 | Brian Birdnow
    Much has been reported recently concerning Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly and his pre-Super Bowl interview of President Barack Obama. Many of the Obama cheering section are stating that this action showed Obama’s courage in the sense that he was willing to consent to an interview with a supposedly hostile reporter from an anti-administration television network. Conservative viewers, on the other hand, saw this as an exercise in frustration since the President answered no questions, and spent his time lobbing thinly disguised barbs at the interviewer, and the interviewer’s employer. So, few minds were really changed by this supposedly “courageous”...
  • Pastoral Perspectives on Silence in Church

    09/23/2013 3:30:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | September 22, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    One of the more frequent concerns expressed by many Catholics is level of talking and other noise in churches in recent decades. Many of us who are a bit older remember a time when to walk even into a rather full Church was to walk into a realm of great silence. People just didn’t talk in church. One would enter, find their pew, genuflect, and then kneel for private prayer before Mass began. When Mass concluded, one might kneel for a brief while for prayer, but then leave quietly, not talking until in the vestibule or outside the church. Even...
  • Illegals’ Rally ‘Disrespect for Democracy’ (Israel)

    12/17/2013 1:44:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 12/17/2013, 8:48 PM | Maayana Miskin
    Roughly 200 illegal entrants to Israel protested in Jerusalem on Tuesday after being ordered to reside in a new facility in southern Israel. Protesters said the open facility, which they must return to each night, is essentially a prison. Many accused the government of racism. The illegal entrants argued that they should be given refugee status. Those illegal entrants who Israeli authorities recognize as refugees are allowed to work in the country and are eligible for benefits. …
  • Spare the War Memorials, Yobs!

    10/01/2013 2:48:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | October 1, 2013 | Chuck Norris
    While gridlock is the game in Washington, pilfering and degradation apparently are the pastime of some unpatriotic thugs at war memorials across the country. For me, that is about as low as a nation and its people can go. This past week in Natick, Mass., veterans and other law-abiding citizens were stunned to discover that a soldier's helmet -- from one who died in battle -- had gone missing from the community's prized Fallen Soldier's Memorial. The helmet was cemented atop a rifle that is part of a display that also includes a piece of the twin towers and two...
  • Vanity: Drudge Photo of Obama with foot on Resolute Desk in Oval Office

    09/01/2013 7:10:19 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 111 replies
    Drudge ^ | 9/1/13 | Me
    Disgusting effu to the Brits. What a POS.
  • Seeking Syria accord, Kerry tells Putin of common ground

    05/07/2013 2:17:46 PM PDT · by MarkBsnr · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | Arshad Mohammed and Alexei Anishchuk
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. secretary of state sought Russian help in ending Syria's civil war on Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin in Moscow that common interest in a stable Middle East could bridge divisions among the big powers. Putin, however, kept John Kerry waiting three hours before their meeting at the Kremlin, fiddled with a pen while his guest spoke and made no mention in his own public remarks of the conflict in Syria, which has generated some of the frostiest exchanges between Washington and Moscow since the Cold War.
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier disrespect not tolerated

    11/21/2012 7:03:42 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 107 replies ^ | Nov 20, 2012 | Scott Paulson
    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier disrespect not tolerated November 20, 2012 By: Scott Paulson Taking the expression “some people just don’t think!” to a new level, Lindsey Stone thought she was being funny when she posted a picture of herself giving the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery "the finger" - the middle finger - while appearing to shout at the national memorial in October. After posting the pic to Facebook, somehow thinking her friends would enjoy the photo, she most definitely found out otherwise. As of Monday, the backlash has been severe for Stone. Veterans Day:...
  • Photoplay Diplomacy

    07/06/2012 8:26:18 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 3 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 7-6-12 | George H. Wittman
    They say a photo is worth a thousand words. Perhaps presidents Obama and Putin never heard of that expression. It is rare to the point of being unknown when the last time was that two world leaders showed such obvious mutual dislike of each other. ~snip~ It's hard to imagine a discussion over why Russia should allow heavy sanctions to be placed on the Assad regime in Syria or similar Russian cooperation over Iranian nuclear weapon development becoming so vitriolic as to create the intensity of distaste and disregard that showed in the faces of Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin...
  • Michelle Obama's "All this for a damn flag" shown at three different speeds

    06/26/2012 4:12:19 PM PDT · by RightOnline · 49 replies
    Email / Youtube | 6/26/12 | Unknown
    I received this in an email this afternoon.......and it positively made my blood boil. "This one may turn your stomach........ Obama's Wife as Seen by Deaf People Obama and his wife were attending the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony and watched as the Color Guard folded the flag into a triangular shape, according to custom. A video camera caught the two from the sidelines. Obama's wife leaned over and said to him, " All this for a damn flag ?" Obama turned to her, smiled smugly and nodded his head in agreement.How do we know what was said? The video was presented...
  • Christians are targets

    05/18/2012 2:48:14 PM PDT · by kathsua · 4 replies
    Hutchinson News ^ | 5/14/12 | DR. RALPH VOGEL
    Have you noticed lately that Christians are being singled out as a subnormal group of human beings? One editorial cartoon demonstrated the idiocy of Christians believing in creation and not evolution. The break-ins and damage to three churches in Hutchinson and the one-person complaint about prayers that actually recognize Jesus as the one to whom God is prayed to, all show how far we, as a people, have sunk in our relationship with decency and respect. It is a small wonder that this is happening when you consider the lack of leadership, responsibility and morality that has been demonstrated and...
  • President Irked at Governor’s Show of Disrespect

    01/27/2012 8:27:59 PM PST · by John Semmens · 48 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 Jan 2012 | John Semmens
    President Obama expressed his “profound disappointment and disgust” with what he labeled “an unacceptable display of disrespect” toward him from Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R). “Ms. Brewer has to come to terms with her rank in the pecking order,” Obama said. “She is, after all, merely a governor of a relatively small and unimportant state. Regardless of how she feels about me, it is inappropriate for her to seem to be publicly criticizing her nation’s president.” The President’s ire was sparked by more than the highly visual face-off the two had on the tarmac of the Williams-Gateway Airport during Obama’s...
  • Heads Up, America: Time to Take Back Our Kids (TV producers think it's "cool" to disrespect parents)

    01/27/2012 4:44:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/27/2012 | Lloyd Marcus
    I watched an extremely disturbing TV program about two boys in high school who killed a girl solely for the experience. Both boys, having aspirations of becoming movie producers, documented their murder adventure on video. Their video included a playful interview with their unsuspecting victim at her school locker. The obviously bright and beautiful girl looked into the camera, laughing while answering the boys' silly questions. Later that evening, the boys bludgeoned and stabbed her to death. One of the two boys commented, "Making murder illegal makes people want to do it." I realize that this case is an extreme...
  • Secret Service Secrets

    01/04/2012 12:59:28 PM PST · by pgyanke · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/2/11 | Wild Bill for America
    We've all heard the stories. I think he tells it well:
  • Iraq vet sought in killing of Rainier ranger is found dead

    01/02/2012 5:02:56 PM PST · by ColdOne · 59 replies ^ | 1/2/12 | AP
    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. — An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger was found dead Monday, apparently killed by the cold overnight. A plane searching the remote wilderness for Benjamin Colton Barnes, 24, discovered his body lying partially submerged in an icy, snowy mountain creek with snow banks standing several feet high on either side. "He was wearing T-shirt, a pair of jeans and one tennis shoe. That was it," Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said. Barnes did not have any external wounds and appears to have died due to the...
  • Senate committee approves bill to repeal Defense of Marriage Act

    11/10/2011 2:34:39 PM PST · by NYer · 34 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 10, 2011 | MATT ANDERSON
    WASHINGTON D.C., November 10, 2011 ( – In a narrow vote Thursday morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would grant federal recognition to homosexual “marriages.” The bill, titled the “Respect for Marriage Act,” passed the Democrat controlled committee by a 10-8 vote, with the members of the committee voting along party lines. The “Respect for Marriage Act” was introduced in the Senate in March by Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) with the goal of repealing the “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA). DOMA asserts that states where homosexual “marriages” are not currently recognized are not required to recognize same-sex...
  • BIBLICAL ETHICS ~ Did God Kill Children? (Second Kings 2:23-25)

    09/13/2011 6:13:40 AM PDT · by SeanG200 · 9 replies
    Religio-Poltical Talk (RPT) ^ | 9-12-2011 | Papa Giorgio
    ....One last point before we bullet point the complete idea behind the Holy and Rightful judgement from the Judge of all mankind. there were 42 persons killed by two bears. Obviously this would require many more than 42 people. Why? What happens when you have a group of ten people and a bear comes crashing out of the bushes in preparation to attack? Every one will immediately scatter! In the debate I pointed out that freezing 42 people and allowing the bears time to go down the line to kill each one would be even more of a miracle than...
  • Congressman Anthony Weiner is the Democrats' Court Jester

    03/18/2011 2:13:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | March 17, 2011 | Lauri Regan
    I watched in fascination last night as Sean Hannity interviewed Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann and Congressman Anthony Weiner in a segment of his show discussing the budget and the difficulty for Democrats to find areas in which to make cuts. Hannity began the segment with the following question to Congressman Weiner: (during the course of the interview, the Congressman attacked Michelle Bachmann by calling her "Bachmann" as if they were two guys sparring in a boxing ring -- the disrespect was obnoxious and she handled it with class): "All right, Congressman, here's why we are in this position. This is just...
  • Wisconsin Capitol protesters disrespect the Veterans Memorial

    02/27/2011 7:41:43 AM PST · by chickadee · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/25/2011
    Two people confront Madison protesters who are using a war memorial as a work station.
  • John Boehner says Barack Obama disrespected him during tax-cut extension battle

    12/13/2010 4:30:34 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | December 13, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    John Boehner says Barack Obama disrespected him during tax-cut extension battle. On an appearance on 60 Minutes on Sunday evening, incoming Speaker of the House John Boehner scolded Barack Obama for what he says was the disrespect that the president showed him during the battle over extending all of the Bush-era tax cuts. Specifically, Boenher really disliked the time last week when Obama held a press conference to broadly accuse the GOP of taking the American people hostage over their principled stand to ensure that the Bush tax cuts for all income earners get extended. Initially, when asked to comment...
  • Video of Democrat Omitting, "Under God", While Leading the Pledge of Allegiance on the House Floor

    10/24/2010 5:47:01 PM PDT · by Tom Hawks · 45 replies
    Hawk Report ^ | 12/24/10 | Tom Hawks
    Thanks to pissed off MN CD 4 voter for finding this gem and sharing with us. What you will see is a sad display of disrespect by a United States Congresswoman from Minnesota, Democrat Betty McCollum. It is a video that Betty does not want her voters to see, but it's too late Betty, you have been exposed.  After watching this video you will see how obvious it is that she she intentionally omitted the words, "Under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance.   At the time, her staffers claimed she took a breath, but with the video now out,...
  • Caption Michelle (Honoring our Veterans?)

    11/11/2009 11:37:03 AM PST · by Neverforget01 · 85 replies · 3,530+ views
    Reuters; AP ^ | November 11, 2009 | Reuters
  • Biblical Sex Row Over Explicit Illustrated Book of Genesis

    10/19/2009 11:23:13 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 18 replies · 1,156+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | October 19th 2009
    Biblical Sex Row Over Explicit Illustrated Book of Genesis A sexually explicit illustrated Book of Genesis by controversial artist Robert Crumb, which features Bible characters having intercourse, has been condemned by religious groups. Ben Leach 17 Oct 2009 The book, which is released this month, carries the warning "adult supervision recommended for minors", and is described as "scandalous satire" by its publishers. It includes graphic illustrations of Bible characters having sexual intercourse, and other scenes depicting naked men and women as well as "gratuitous" depictions of violence. Crumb, the book's author, is most famous for his creation Fritz the Cat,...
  • German Zoo Renames Monkey

    07/15/2009 5:52:00 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies · 648+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 12 July 2009 | John Semmens
    After protests, the Dresden Zoo has relented and agreed to change the name of a new born mandrill monkey. The monkey was named Obama. Protestors deemed this to be demeaning to the American President. “There were too many complaints and too many threats,” said a zoo spokesman who requested anonymity for what she called personal safety reasons. “To prevent harm to our animals and patrons we have consented to a new name for the animal.” The monkey’s name has since been changed to “George W.”
  • Tony Hawk Skateboards at White House

    06/19/2009 3:31:49 PM PDT · by bootless · 46 replies · 9,333+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 06.19.09 | SJ Mercury News
    Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk on Friday took a brief ride at the White House as part of a Father's Day celebration. Hawk, 41, skated in the grand foyer and the nearby Old Executive Office Building, with the permission of White House officials.
  • US govt faces veteran anger at extremism report

    04/16/2009 5:10:48 AM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 37 replies · 1,030+ views
    Breitbart ^ | April 15, 2009
    The US Homeland Security Department, under fire for saying US forces returning from the Iraq and Afghan wars were potential right-wing extremist recruits, said Wednesday it honors US veterans. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano sought to douse anger among conservatives and veterans groups like the American Legion over a report from her department warning of a rising threat of right-wing extremism. "We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not -- nor will we ever -- monitor ideology or political beliefs," Napolitano said in a statement amid charges that the department had done just that.
  • Chris Matthews Chalks Up Navy SEAL Marksmanship Success as "Luck" - Video 4/14/09

    04/14/2009 10:24:58 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 47 replies · 1,848+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | April 14, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is appalling video of MSNBC's Chris Matthews chalking the success of Navy SEALs marksmanship up to "luck" as he talked with Howard Fineman and Chuck Todd. Matthews as much as says they just got "lucky" in killing the three Somali Pirates with three simultaneous headshots on Sunday, freeing Captain Richard Phillips from captivity. Chuck Todd seems shocked at what Matthews says, and talks at length trying to extricate Matthews from his incredibly foolish statement. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Reagan Insider Refutes Obama Claim of 'Warm Conversation' After Press Conf. Insult

    11/09/2008 9:17:49 AM PST · by kristinn · 319 replies · 2,192+ views
    Sunday, November 9, 2008 | Kristinn
    Veteran reporter and talk radio host Andrea Shea King reported this weekend at her blog, The Radio Patriot that a close friend of the Reagan family has contradicted the claim by the Obama administration-in-waiting that President-elect Obama had a "warm conversation" with former First Lady Nancy Reagan when he called her to apologize for insulting her at a press conference Friday afternoon.Responding to a question by Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times about whether he had consulted with "any living ex-presidents", Obama replied:"In terms of speaking to former presidents, I've spoken to all of them that are living. Obviously, President...
  • Profanity on movie CBS showed

    10/26/2008 2:56:15 PM PDT · by Sun · 96 replies · 1,857+ views
    CBS showed the movie "Cinderella Man" at 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2008, and around 9:15 p.m., the movie showed taking the Lord's name in vein, and the Holy family, several times. This is inappropriate and should be illegal on the public's free airways. CBS could have easily cut that from what we thought was a family movie.
  • Wondering No More [McCain can't use a computer because of his POW beatings]

    09/12/2008 4:08:56 PM PDT · by Thane_Banquo · 314 replies · 1,614+ views
    The Corner [NRO] ^ | 9/12/08 | Jonah Goldberg
    Wondering No More [Jonah Goldberg] Yep. The day after 9/11, as part of its "get tough" makeover, the Obama campaign is mocking John McCain for not using a computer, without caring why he doesn't use a computer. From the AP story about the computer illiterate ad: "Our economy wouldn't survive without the Internet, and cyber-security continues to represent one our most serious national security threats," [Obama spokesman Dan] Pfeiffer said. "It's extraordinary that someone who wants to be our president and our commander in chief doesn't know how to send an e-mail." Well, I guess it depends on what you...
  • Bill Clinton Has 'Never Seen a Candidate Treated So Disrespectfully Just for Running'

    05/25/2008 12:04:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 73 replies · 175+ views
    Bill Clinton Has 'Never Seen a Candidate Treated So Disrespectfully Just for Running' May 25, 2008 2:25 PM ABC News' Sarah Amos reports: Former President Bill Clinton in South Dakota today delivered a harsh critique of how his wife has been treated during her presidential bid, telling the crowd that he has "never seen a candidate treated so disrespectfully just for running," and that, "she will win the general election if you nominate her. They're just trying to make sure you don't." Clinton spent more than six minutes calmly discussing what he called a "frantic effort to push her out"...
  • Iraq War Protesters Disrupt Chicago Easter Mass With Fake Blood; 6 Arrested

    03/23/2008 5:54:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 89 replies · 2,467+ views
    CHICAGO (Associated Press) -- Six Iraq war protesters disrupted an Easter Mass on Sunday, shouting and squirting fake blood on themselves and parishioners in a packed auditorium. Three men and three women startled the crowd during Cardinal Francis George's homily, yelling "Even the Pope calls for peace" as they were removed from the Mass by security guards and ushers.
  • Fast food employees mocked a blind woman who needed help reading menu

    02/09/2008 3:04:02 PM PST · by presidio9 · 144 replies · 607+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Saturday, February 9th 2008 | THOMAS ZAMBITO
    Alice Camarillo, who is legally blind, says she was ridiculed when she asked for help reading the menu at fast-food restaurants like Burger King, McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's. She sued. A federal judge in Albany threw it out, saying the law doesn't require restaurant workers to be polite. Yesterday, a Manhattan federal appeals court overruled the lower court, and Camarillo can sue the restaurants under the Americans with Disabilities Act. "I feel good about it," Camarillo, who lives in upstate Hudson, told the Daily News. "I'm just sorry it took so long. Quite a few things that they did...
  • Inner city terrorists

    12/01/2007 9:45:50 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 3 replies · 138+ views
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 12/1/2007 | Guy Smith
    It is time to declare that inner city thuggery is domestic terrorism, and take the same actions as we have overseas. The surge worked in driving terrorists ...
  • Urban Legend: This Bud's Not for You

    08/20/2007 4:53:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies · 1,688+ views ^ | December 6, 2005 | Barbara "bud wiser" Mikkelson They apparently don't like to have their stuff copied, since they won't let me select the text. Therefore, link only.
  • Tancredo tells Bush to take a hike

    06/05/2007 7:28:01 PM PDT · by Jean S · 247 replies · 4,250+ views
    The Hill ^ | 6/5/07 | Klaus Marre
    Rep. Tom Tancredo (Colo.) said at the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night that he would tell President Bush to not “darken the doorstep of the White House” if he were to win the presidency.Tancredo said top White House adviser Karl Rove once told him the same thing when he was at odds with Bush. Asked whether the current president would play a role in his own administration, Tancredo said, “I would have to tell George Bush exactly the same thing Karl Rove told me.” The lawmaker noted that he disagreed with Bush on many things, not just his signature issue...
  • Teenagers throw eggs at Memorial Day parade

    05/30/2007 9:36:29 AM PDT · by ssaftler · 52 replies · 2,066+ views
    The Patriot Ledger ^ | 5/30/07 | Andrew Lightman
    Rockland veterans demand apology after teens arrested in egging incident on Memorial Day By Andrew Lightman, The Patriot Ledger ROCKLAND — Police want probation, community service and heartfelt apologies from the two 13-year-old boys who threw eggs at veterans during the Memorial Day parade. The two teenagers were arrested Monday, moments after they were spotted tossing eggs over a fence at a group of veterans. "They disrespected that whole ceremony," said Charles Eaton, a National Guard reservist who was deployed to Uzbekistan in 2002 to support the war in Afghanistan. "They disrespected every veteran in this whole country by doing...