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  • McCain: Obama Just Wants to Spend More Money (McCain: "I’m not a Tea Partier")

    08/03/2011 9:03:33 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 61 replies
    Fox ^ | 2011-08-03
    (snip) MCCAIN: ... just wants to spend money. Hello? He just wants to spend more money. You and I are -- remember when Ronald Reagan said the worst deal he ever made was when he sat down with the Democrats and said they would cut spending $3 and raise taxes for every $1. Guess what? They raised taxes and they didn’t cut spending. That’s why the Tea Partiers and others would – I’m not a Tea Partier -- but the fact is, we need a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. We couldn’t get it through the Senate as the...
  • Charles Krauthammer on Sarah Palin's Chances in 2012

    06/01/2011 11:26:24 PM PDT · by americanophile · 144 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2011 | Fox News
    This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," May 31, 2011. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. BILL O'REILLY, HOST: In the "Impact" segment tonight: Fox News political analyst Charles Krauthammer, a very outspoken guy, as Donald Trump recently found out. So how does he see this weekend's Sarah Palin bus tour? Charles joins us now from Washington. So Hume and me, your humble correspondent, we feel that she's not going to run. First of all, do you concur? CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER, FOX NEWS ANALYST: I agree completely. I think it would make...
  • Dr. Krauthammer and Gov. Palin: Analyzing the Analyst

    06/01/2011 11:43:41 PM PDT · by Bratch · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 2, 2011 | Tom Rowan
    Charles Krauthammer's opinion matters. As any political junkie knows, Dr. Krauthammer is all at once witty, sublime, sarcastic, and serious. People listen to Krauthammer and care about what he thinks. Political junkies yearn for reliable scouts like him who speak plainly, tell the truth, and offer unique insights based on the truth. The most valuable characteristic an established "wise man" can have is the ability to see and tell the truth. Speaking the truth about current events is where Krauthammer seems to hit all the right notes. Only on very rare occasions does this maestro hit a decidedly sour note....
  • Why The Lion of the Left Was Right

    08/31/2009 5:01:29 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 60 replies · 1,339+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 08/31/2009 | Meghan McCain
    Like many Americans, I watched as Senator Ted Kennedy was laid to rest over the weekend after his year-long battle with brain cancer. The day marked not only the end of the Camelot era, but seemed to signal the final passing of many things politically. I certainly didn't agree with Senator Kennedy's politics on many issues, but as I listened to his friends, family, and Senate colleagues—including my father—tell stories of the man they knew, what was so evident was that Ted Kennedy always believed you could find compromise on the really important matters. I remember meeting the senator around...
  • Meghan McCain redefines the G.O.P. [infinite barf alert]

    08/28/2009 7:30:02 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 50 replies · 1,758+ views
    I didn’t vote for her father, but should Meghan McCain ever run for president, she’ll have my support. Unfortunately, McCain, 24, wouldn’t be eligible to run until the 2020 election cycle if she chooses to do so. Although she has not garnered much media attention until recently, this member of the almost-presidential family, who has been a registered Republican since 2008, has made it clear that her views depart somewhat from those of her father, John McCain, the senator from Arizona. She has socially moderate views. While she is pro-life, she supports same-sex marriage. At a recent convention of the...
  • Meghan McCain Lashes Out at Michelle Malkin and Ann Coulter [barfing up your lungs alert]

    08/11/2009 12:43:34 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 63 replies · 3,126+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | 2009-08-11 | Emily Miller
    Meghan McCain told Michelle Malkin Tuesday that she would not "shut up" and that the Republican Party should be more inclusive of moderates like herself. The attack by McCain, the Republican daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), against conservative Malkin is the latest battle in this year's public war of the Republican women pundits. The latest name-calling started on Friday when, according to McCain, "Malkin was asked which conservative political figure or commentator needs to shut up. Guess who her answer was? Yeah, that's right -- yours truly." McCain seemingly was first made aware of Malkin's comments by a follower...
  • Trigger Happy [Meghan McCain] [RKBA, Second Amendment, guns]

    05/14/2009 10:05:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 43 replies · 1,647+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2009-05-14 | Meghan McCain
    On the morning the NRA’s convention kicks off, Meghan McCain sounds off on her right to hit the shooting range—and why it’s so important to defend the Second Amendment. In the days after my dad lost the election, my brothers and I went to shoot rounds at the local shooting range. Partly because—as anyone who knows how to use a rifle and can do so safely understands—doing so is hugely stress-relieving, and partly because, we half-joked, it might mark the beginning of the end of our Second Amendment rights under the Obama administration. Now I admit we probably thought as...
  • The GOP Doesn't Understand Sex [Meghan McCain on Bristol Palin, abortion, abstinence]

    05/07/2009 1:19:25 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 64 replies · 7,063+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 2009-05-07
    Bristol Palin's new abstinence campaign shines a light on the Republican Party's unhealthy attitude about sex and desire. BY MEGHAN MCCAIN The first time I ever heard about oral sex was during the Lewinsky scandal. Mostly, I remember being confused by President Clinton’s response—“it depends on what the meaning of ‘is’ is”. When it comes to sex, politicians face all sorts of double standards: who is allowed to have sex with whom, what constitutes sex, and whether it’s appropriate, to name a few. Candie’s Foundation’s announcement that they were partnering with Bristol Palin to promote an abstinence-only campaign has caused...
  • Arlen, You Let Me Down

    04/29/2009 9:35:48 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 60 replies · 1,440+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 29, 2009 | Meghan McCain
    Meghan McCain writes that she was disappointed in Arlen Specter’s decision to bolt the GOP. No matter what some Republicans say, he’s exactly what the party needs. The frenzy over Sen. Arlen Specter's decision to switch parties has only just begun. As usual whenever there is major political news, my email inbox exploded with reader reactions. One in particular stood out: “You are not a new face for the Republican Party. You are the problem with the Republican Party. If you'd like to be a feel-good liberal, there's a party for you. Do like Specter and stop wrecking the GOP....
  • Senior McCain aide: The GOP is a 'shrinking entity'

    04/24/2009 4:06:11 PM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 60 replies · 1,912+ views
    CNN ^ | April 24, 2009 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    (snip) ...... “It was communicated back to us very clearly from within the party that not only was Senator Lieberman not acceptable, but any pro-choice nominee was not acceptable, [and] it would lead to a floor fight at the convention with an alternate nominee for vice president put into play. “Blowing up the party wasn’t one of the menu items of things that were going to improve our situation,” he said. Schmidt also criticized his party’s political performance in the early days of the Obama presidency. “As a matter of reality, in the first 100 days, [the Republican Party] has...
  • Senior McCain aide: The GOP is a 'shrinking entity' [praises Zero, says Palin token conservative]

    04/23/2009 6:43:40 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 77 replies · 3,015+ views
    (CNN) — John McCain’s general election campaign began as “the strategic equivalent of throwing a football through a tire at 50 yards” – and was doomed weeks before Election Day, his former chief strategist said Thursday. “We were running a campaign under extra difficult circumstances — the state of the Republican Party, the president’s unpopularity, the economy — a lot of issues that were not John McCain’s fault, but were John McCain’s problem in this race,” Schmidt told an audience at the University of Delaware, according to Politico. “When Lehman Brothers collapsed in the fall I knew pretty much right...
  • Is Meghan McCain the GOP's answer to Rush Limbaugh?

    04/03/2009 10:55:56 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 102 replies · 2,165+ views
    Sun Sentinel (FL) ^ | 4/3/09 | Kathleen Parker
    The GOP's identity crisis just got more interesting with the recent media splash of Meghan McCain, eldest daughter of the senator who did not become president. Young McCain, who began blogging during her father's presidential campaign, recently made waves at The Daily Beast when she picked a fight with conservative media mavens Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham. This is enough sport to make the little dog laugh, to say nothing of the dish and the spoon. McCain, just 24, is one smart cookie. In a matter of weeks, she has created a brand, presenting herself as a fresh face of...