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  • New DNC Slogan Revealed HERE Exclusively

    07/19/2015 2:59:32 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 14 replies
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  • Obama to Drum Up the Prison Vote (No surprise here)

    07/13/2015 2:25:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: This is a little throwaway that I doubt anybody is gonna make a big deal of. This little story here is on Fox News: "Obama to be First Sitting President to Visit Federal Prison." Okay, that's good, Obama's gonna go visit a federal prison. Ah, presidents go places. Ah, no big deal, nothing to see here, no story. What's the big deal. Ah, but that's not the right way to look at this. "President Obama is set to tour Oklahoma’s El Reno Correctional Institution on Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison, the White House...
  • Democrats Are Using the Confederate Flag (Which They Gave Us) to Destroy the GOP Southern Stronghold

    06/25/2015 10:43:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You know, this was quite humorous. Expected, predictable, quite humorous. Earlier in the week when the mass movement was on to remove the Confederate flag from the state grounds in South Carolina (and everybody got on that bandwagon said, "Oh, yeah! Oh, yeah! We have to!"), I warned that what's coming next is the American flag, because there's an all-out assault on culture, and pointing out specifically -- and I think this is very important. The Confederate flag is not what this is about in South Carolina. It's so classic of what the left does. They take an event...
  • Tarring Conservatives With The Brush of "Domestic Terrorism"

    06/23/2015 8:29:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 23, 2015 | Mark Nuckols
    There is already a rush to call Dylann Roof’s murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston an “act of domestic terrorism.” This is a deliberate political strategy, intended by its ultra-liberal authors to transform this terrible tragedy into an indictment of American conservatism. “Terrorism” is a slippery term to define. Under U.S. law, terrorism is defined as "the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.” This is a perfectly good legal definition for the lawyers, but it...
  • The Decline and Fall Of Hillary Clinton's Class Warfare Campaign

    06/17/2015 3:53:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 17, 2015 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - Struggling to come up with a strategy to put her in the Oval Office, Hillary Clinton has declared war on billionaires, big business, hedge-fund managers, Wall Street, and anyone else who has become successful in the American economy. That's what turns on Democratic voters and at her first big political rally Saturday on New York's Roosevelt Island, she decided that class warfare was the only possible route to the Oval Office, and that she is willing to play that game with a vengeance. Abandoning the low-key campaign she began in April when she announced her candidacy, Clinton concluded...
  • Is the Democratic Party Becoming Anti-Labor?

    05/16/2015 5:18:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2015 | John C. Goodman
    Studies show there are three things you can do that will almost guarantee you will never live in poverty: (1) finish high school, (2) get a full time job and (3) get married, but wait until you are 21 and don’t have children until you are married. Do these three things and it’s very unlikely you will be poor. If you are, you won’t be poor for very long.So how does public policy affect these choices? Inner city schools dominated by powerful teacher unions are not meeting the needs of poor minority students. The welfare state (185 federal/state means test...
  • 4 Reasons To Think Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Are In Cahoots

    05/01/2015 11:24:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/01/2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    If all it took to get my vote was being a 73-year-old dude who’s grooving out to the folk songs he used to shout-sing in a Vermont jam band, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would have my vote. If you click on the audio button on the lower right (see video on this page), you can hear him shush the reporter who is playing his old music and say “Shhh. I’m getting in the groove here!” What’s not to love, really? If you didn’t know he was a sitting U.S. Senator, there is no way you’d put that on a list...
  • A Slumbering Christianity, The Liberal's Best Friend

    04/06/2015 9:02:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/06/2015 | John Nantz
    If you went looking for the Apostle Paul an aeon ago, you might expect to find him mumbling platitudes in a dusty monastery, fumbling beads in some inane act of farcical devotion, locked for all time in a dingy prayer closet lit only by the nimbus of sainthood; or maybe, having assumed a vow of poverty, laboring in “full time Christian service,” whatever that means—in practical obscurity. If this is your idea of Pauline Christianity, you are profoundly wrong, and are among the majority of those who claim the nearly meaningless appellation of “Christian.” It is fashionable among those who...
  • DNC Chair Asks People to Name Their ‘Favorite’ Democratic Policy, Plan Backfires Immediately

    03/15/2015 1:25:39 PM PDT · by kingattax · 40 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Mar. 13, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) asked individuals on Twitter to name their “favorite” Democratic policy — many replied, but it’s unlikely the response was what she hoped for. After the DNC chair tweeted her question, individuals on Twitter immediately started to poke fun at the question. Some skewered the Democratic Party for recent email scandals, while others took aim at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s internment of Japanese Americans.
  • Democrats' only choice? Defend Hillary Clinton

    03/06/2015 9:23:55 AM PST · by fifedom · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | March 5, 2015 | Gloria Borger
    Democrats don't actually have the luxury of standing by and seeing how this all plays out. Hillary Clinton is their candidate; their putative nominee. Over the past six years, there's been a sharp structural decline of elected Democrats everywhere below the presidential level. Sure, we all know about how the Republicans regained control of the Senate in 2014, but what about the fact that blue-state governors fell like tent poles? Or that GOP governors now outnumber the Democrats by almost two-to-one, 31 to 18. Or that Republicans have complete control of nearly three times as many state legislatures as the...
  • Obama Amnesty Plan: Legalize Foreigners, “Take Over the Host,” Push “Citizens into the Shadows”

    03/05/2015 8:58:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/05/15 | Selwyn Duke
    Defy and Nullify: The alternative is to walk legally and quietly into that good night, going out not with a bang but a whimper, muttering something about 2016, the Supreme Court and pixie dust It was supposed to be a phone call for Obama administration ears only. But hear it the radio host did, she says. And what she heard should make your blood run cold—and perhaps your rage hot. Obama’s amnesty plan is to use illegal aliens as “seedlings,” said the federal officials. They will “navigate, not assimilate,” as they “take over the host,” create a “country within a...
  • Who Killed Comedy: Liberals, and not by accident

    02/17/2015 7:00:40 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 49 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | February 17, 2015 | Daniel Clark
    Who Killed Comedy?: Liberals, and not by accident by Daniel Clark Since Jon Stewart announced that he will be ending The Daily Show, which has run on Comedy Central for 16 years, even non-liberals have expressed a certain amount of admiration for him, and not completely without reason. Unlike the mainstream late-night hosts, Stewart is forthright about the fact that he’s pitching his liberal ideology, and when he interviews conservatives, he’s a lot more polite to them than David Letterman has ever been. But is he funny? No. Not even close. Just try watching and reading the “highlights” in some...
  • Blue State Leftists Destroying Red States?

    12/07/2014 5:44:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2014 | Bruce Bialosky
    Occasionally an analysis so turns your head that you have to do your own investigation to determine whether that analysis makes any sense. When it comes from the New York Times (the daily bible of the Left), one needs to take an extra hard look. Before the mid-term election two Times reporters asserted that blue-state voters are moving to red states and making them purple. Robert Gebeloff and David Leonhardt of the Times took a look at the people flooding out of blue states and moving to red states. They assert that this population flow has been going on for...
  • Landrieu supporters papering town with threats of losing government benefits

    12/06/2014 1:53:26 PM PST · by PROCON · 83 replies
    hotair.com ^ | Dec. 6, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    You have to say one thing for Mary Landrieu. She told everyone that she wouldn’t be going down without a fight, and she’s living up to her word. In the closing hours of the election, Landrieu supporters have been busy bees indeed. One report coming in to Hot Air indicates that a very specific threat has been going around to anyone in several low income communities as to what will happen if they don’t get out there and vote for the incumbent Senator. The following flyer was picked up by an activist on the scene and submitted to the Black...
  • Southern Democrats Urge a Return to Party Basics (more Taxes)

    11/29/2014 6:12:52 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 29 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 28,2014 | By Bill Barrow
    Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as well. "It's time to draw a line in the sand and not surrender our brand," Rickey Cole, the party chairman in Mississippi, said. He believes candidates have distanced themselves from the past half-century of Democratic principles. "We don't need a New Coke formula," Cole said. "The problem is we've been out there trying to peddle Tab and RC Cola." Cole and other...
  • Southern Democrats urge return to Party basics

    11/29/2014 6:55:02 AM PST · by Din Maker · 60 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 28, 2014
    Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as well. "It's time to draw a line in the sand and not surrender our brand," Rickey Cole, the party chairman in Mississippi, said. He believes candidates have distanced themselves from the past half-century of Democratic principles. "We don't need a New Coke formula," Cole said. "The problem is we've been out there trying to peddle Tab and RC Cola." Cole and other...
  • Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

    11/27/2014 11:42:46 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 79 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 27, 2014 | BILL BARROW
    <p>ATLANTA(AP)—To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites.</p> <p>After the Republicans' success in the midterm elections, many say the Democratic Party should openly embrace government as a tool for lifting people out of economic hardship. They are advocating a return to party roots by emphasizing education and public works spending, stronger voting rights laws, tighter bank regulation and labor-friendly policies such as a higher minimum wage.</p>
  • Dear Black People: The Democrats Are About To Break Up With You

    11/16/2014 5:43:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2014 | Derek Hunter
    For decades, the black vote in the United States almost uniformly has gone to Democrats. How’s that working out? Black unemployment is twice the national average, poverty rates are higher than before Democrats offered “help,” and the education system fails a disproportionate number of black children. That’s what 50-plus years of blind voting loyalty to Democrats has earned. And, thanks to those same Democrats and the nation’s first black president, it’s about to get a lot worse. President Obama is set to legalize upwards of 5 million illegal aliens, with the dream of granting amnesty and citizenship to 6 million...
  • In Democratic Election Ads in South, a Focus on Racial Scars

    10/30/2014 4:54:00 AM PDT · by dennisw · 9 replies
    nytimes ^ | OCT 29, 2014 | By JEREMY W. PETERSOCT
    In the final days before the election, Democrats in the closest Senate races across the South are turning to racially charged messages — invoking Trayvon Martin’s death, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and Jim Crow-era segregation — to jolt African-Americans into voting and stop a Republican takeover in Washington. The images and words they are using are striking for how overtly they play on fears of intimidation and repression. And their source is surprising. The effort is being led by national Democrats and their state party organizations — not, in most instances, by the shadowy and often untraceable political action...
  • FBI nabs Texas Democrats accused of using cocaine to buy votes

    09/03/2014 6:36:49 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 16 replies
    bizpac review ^ | 9-2-14 | Richard Berkow
    The FBI is accusing Texas Democrats of using cocaine to buy votes and it’s all coming out in court. Political chicanery and vote-buying in Texas are as old as the state itself, and the latest episode to come to light features purchasing votes with cocaine, marijuana, money, cigarettes and beer, an on-going FBI investigationhas uncovered. Two political operatives of a Hidalgo County Commissioner’s campaign manager were charged on Thursday with vote-buying before U.S. Magistrate Judge Peter Ormsby, The Monitor reported. The arrests are the latest twist in an 18-month investigation focusing on the 2012 primary election for County Commissioner.
  • New York and California Migration to Other States is Helping Liberals Take Over America

    08/24/2014 7:30:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 08/24/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    America is suffering from two failed state colonization problems.One is migration from failed states in the Third World. The second is migration from failed liberal cities and states like California and New York City to more traditional and less densely populated parts of the country.The pattern is simple for both. Carry on the same destructive behavior that wrecked your country/city/state after you moved to get away from it.The same people fleeing high taxes, high crime and poor services are exporting the same problem by voting for liberal politicians. That helped make it possible for Obama to win nationally and for...
  • Dem Candidates Run Hard To The Right

    08/13/2014 3:00:29 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 19 replies
    Breibart - Big Government ^ | 8-12-2014 | Mike Flynn
    Facing an increasingly hostile political landscape, Democrats are turning an old adage upside down; asking voters to believe what the candidates say, not what they do. In districts across the country, Democrats are campaigning on tax cuts, balanced budgets and rolling back harmful regulations. This pivot away from the national Democrat party isn't just on fiscal issues. With more conservative positions on guns, fracking and coal, for example, Democrat candidates, effectively, are practically carving out their own third party. (snip) The list of Democrats carving out more conservative positions on a host of issues goes on and on. In fact,...
  • Dem Candidates Run Hard To The Right

    08/13/2014 7:03:36 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Aug 2014 | Mike Flynn
    Facing an increasingly hostile political landscape, Democrats are turning an old adage upside down; asking voters to believe what the candidates say, not what they do. In districts across the country, Democrats are campaigning on tax cuts, balanced budgets and rolling back harmful regulations. This pivot away from the national Democrat party isn't just on fiscal issues. With more conservative positions on guns, fracking and coal, for example, Democrat candidates, effectively, are practically carving out their own third party. Last year, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis filibustered her way into liberal, feminist rock-stardom with an 11-hour stand against legislation restricting...
  • White students to no longer be majority at school

    08/09/2014 1:38:23 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 34 replies
    AP ^ | KIMBERLY HEFLING and JESSE J. HOLLAND AP
    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) -- The cheerful sign outside Jane Cornell's summer school classroom in Pennsylvania's wealthiest county reads "Welcome" and "Bienvenidos" in polished handwriting. Inside, giggling grade-schoolers who mostly come from homes where Spanish is the primary language worked on storytelling with a tale about a crocodile going to the dentist. This poster and classroom at the Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center are a subtle representation of America's changing school demographics. For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic...
  • Dems talk about impeachment 20 times as much as Republicans

    08/07/2014 4:45:25 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 7, 2014 | Molly K. Hooper with Vivian Hughbanks and Tomas Navia
    Congressional Democrats have talked about the impeachment of President Obama 20 times more than Republicans have on the House and Senate floors. Since the start of the 113th Congress last year, Democrats have used the word “impeach” or “impeachment” regarding Obama 86 times, according to a review of the Congressional Record by The Hill. Utterances on the floor from Republicans about impeaching Obama, in contrast, have been relatively rare. Only three Republicans in this Congress have raised the subject on the House floor, and the words have been used a total of four times by GOP members. Most of the...
  • GOP Congressman Accuses Democrats Of Waging 'War On Whites'

    08/04/2014 3:25:41 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 36 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 4, 2014 | Colin Campbell
    Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Alabama) thinks Democrats are waging "the war on whites" in America. "This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else. It's part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008," Brooks said Monday morning in an interview with conservative radio host Laura Ingraham. Brooks made the comments when he was asked to respond to critics who say the Republican Party is alienating itself from a growing bloc of Hispanic voters by staking...
  • Dems Look to Woo Single Women After Hobby Lobby Decision…There’s Just One Problem

    07/06/2014 4:16:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2014 | Courtney O'Brien
    It’s no surprise that Democrats are using the Supreme Court’s decision to grant Hobby Lobby and their Christian owners exemption from Obamacare’s contraception mandate as political bait. “No more birth control!” War on women!” liberals cry, hoping this fear mongering will drive more single women to the polls. There's just one problem: This demographic doesn’t care about midterm elections. In the NY Times’s own words: But the challenge for Democrats is that many single women do not vote, especially in nonpresidential election years like this one. While voting declines across all group in midterm contests for Congress and lower offices,...
  • BREAKING: 25,000-35,000 Democratic Voters Carried Thad Cochran to Victory

    06/26/2014 7:53:51 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 260 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | June 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Mitch McConnell, the NRSC and the Chamber of Commerce went all in for moderate Thad Cochran in Mississippi (57% conservative rating with Heritage Action): Back in Washington, Cochran’s most important allies resolved to muffle their anxiety and stick with him for another three weeks. The Chamber of Commerce polled the race, concluded the senator had a difficult but viable path to victory; the group began brainstorming inventive ways to make a splash in the state, culminating with a sensational commercial starring NFL legend Brett Favre. National Republican Senatorial Committee political director Ward Baker, confronted with Beltway pessimism about Cochran’s chances,...
  • No problems in the world so let's get the Redskins

    06/19/2014 7:02:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/19/2014 | Silivo Canto Jr.
    It must be a Garden of Eden out there because the federal government has the time to go after the Redskins, known around Dallas as NFL enemy #1. According to a "trademark" decision, the US government is now in the business of determining whether or not a team mascot discriminates against a group. Who is next? Will the Obama administration soon decide that American Thinker discriminates against Americans who don't think? The decision is absurd and I hope that Mr Snyder, and fans all over, stand up against this nonsense. The decision also comes at a time when there are...
  • By 2024, The Democrats Will Be An Atheist Party

    04/14/2014 2:26:18 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4-14-2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    Democrats are waging war on the faithful and are even comfortable booing God on national TV. Give it three more presidential election cycles and the Democrat Party’s platform will be expressly antireligious. Today, they still pretend not to hate the concept of faith or hold those who have it in contempt. You’ll see Hillary hitting plenty of black churches in 2016 – after all, that condescending empty suit is in no ways tired. But otherwise, Democrats are delighting in their opportunity to burden, harass and humiliate the believing. They use Obamacare to try to force the faithful to breach their...
  • DCCC Chair Steve Israel: Not All, but Most Republicans Are Racists

    04/13/2014 5:11:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies
    Instablog ^ | 4/13/2014 | DAN RIEHL
    On Sunday's "State of the Union," CNN's Candy Crowley asked DCCC Chairman Rep. Steve Israel if he thought his Republican colleagues are racist.Israel responded, "Not all of them, no. Of course not. But to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism."
  • The Democrat Center Folds

    04/13/2014 6:25:29 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 4-13-14 | Clarice Feldman
    Link only: http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/04/democrat_center_folds.html
  • Big Blue Machine, The rise and fall of New York’s Tammany Hall. (Book Review)

    04/13/2014 6:32:24 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 8 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 04/14/2014 | Y VINCENT J. CANNATO
    The modern Democratic party has a bit of a history problem. The oldest political party in the world regularly celebrates Jefferson-Jackson Day dinners, yet both men are hardly taken as role models by today’s left-leaning Democratic party. Both were slaveholders, with Thomas Jefferson possibly fathering children with one of his slaves. Andrew Jackson, meanwhile, is further tarnished by his policies of Indian removal and forced relocation. They are an uncomfortable reminder that, for much of its history, the Democratic party was the party of slavery, racial segregation, and white supremacy. That both Jefferson and Jackson were also skeptical of a...
  • Is Pope Francis Good for the Democrats? Obama in the Vatican

    03/29/2014 8:44:04 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 11 replies
    truthdig ^ | 3/29/14 | Juan Cole
    Could enormous popularity of Pope Francis spill over into American politics? Pope Francis is worried about inequality, a Democratic Party issue, and his statements and actions on the subject are a stunning rebuke to “evangelical Catholics” such as Paul Ryan, who tend rather to celebrate economic inequality or to deny it or to blame the victims. On the other hand, Francis is worried about Obamacare forcing Catholic institutions to pay for birth control for their employees, against their will. The real reason Joe Biden is vice president is that the Democratic Party has a White Catholic problem. Irish-Americans, Polish-Americans and...
  • Obama Uses Pope to Recapture Cool

    03/27/2014 2:32:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 27, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: According to media reports, President Obama met with Pope Francis for 52 minutes in the Vatican. Obama didn't intend to show up there. He looked at the word quickly and thought it said "vacation." And when they were pulling up to St. Peter's, Obama said (impersonating Obama), "What -- what -- what -- what are we doing here?" "Sir, you said you wanted to come to the Vatican." "No, I said vacation." So once they were there, they were committed. Giant entourage shows up at the Vatican. So Obama went in there, and he met with Pope...
  • Hospitals Plot the End of Insurance Companies

    03/27/2014 10:13:38 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 100 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | Thursday, March 27, 2014 | Rob Garver
    The problems with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be masking another major change in the way health care is delivered to U.S. consumers, experts believe. At a conference in Washington on Thursday, health care and business professionals said that there’s an increasing trend in the industry toward cutting insurance companies out of the process entirely, as large, regional hospital systems move into the insurance business. Dr. Kenneth L. Davis, CEO and president of Mount Sinai Health System, the largest health care provider in the state of New York, said that starting next year, Mt. Sinai will begin...
  • Democrats said to push for new changes to ObamaCare amid midterm fears

    03/27/2014 3:16:41 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 126 replies
    fox news ^ | 3/27/2014 | staff
    Several Democratic senators reportedly plan to introduce as soon as Thursday a set of principles and legislation aimed at fixing parts of ObamaCare amid concerns the law could cost Democrats House seats and possibly the Senate in November. Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Mark Begich, D-Alaska; Mary Landrieu, D-La.; Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.; Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; and Sen. Angus King, I., Maine, will introduce proposals to improve the law, The Wall Street Journal reported. Begich and Warner have called for allowing "copper" plans on the government-run health exchanges. The new insurance plans would offer lower premiums and higher out-of-pocket costs than the...
  • CLARKE: Liberal policies have destroyed the black family

    03/24/2014 5:10:41 PM PDT · by yldstrk · 20 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | 03/24/2014 | David A. Clarke, Jr.
    The latest attempt by liberals to help black people is underway in our K-12 urban public schools. These do-gooders are now defining down socially acceptable behavior for black students in school. Bad behavior is being excused and attempts to hold black kids accountable by enforcing codes of conduct are called racist. Having a sense of discipline has always been considered a virtue, a redeeming quality, but now its roots are claimed to lie in racism. White liberal elites have chimed in about school codes of conduct. The Capital Times newspaper of Madison, Wis., recently chronicled bad behavior by black students...
  • Obama and The Democrats Plot To Control America: The Worst is yet to come

    03/17/2014 5:22:37 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 78 replies
    am thinker ^ | 3/17/14 | e lasky
    Barack Obama’s presidency will come to an end. The legacy of pain he will leave behind will not -- at least for years to come. He and his fellow Democrats plan to keep their grip on the levers of power-even if they lose control of Congress and the White House. And they will do so with “invisible hands” gone but not forgotten. Every first-term president has a single compelling desire: to win a second term. But for Obama and his liberal allies to accomplish a second major goal, to “fundamentally transform America,” requires more than two terms. Their agenda depends...
  • BarackObama reportedly planning #obamacare plan cancellation delay…

    03/04/2014 6:38:14 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    redstte.com ^ | 3/4/14 | Moe Lane
    in order to help(?) Democrats. The Obama administration is set to announce another major delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act, easing election pressure on Democrats. As early as this week, according to two sources, the White House will announce a new directive allowing insurers to continue offering health plans that do not meet ObamaCare’s minimum coverage requirements. Prolonging the “keep your plan” fix will avoid another wave of health policy cancellations otherwise expected this fall. Couple of things about this. Note that all of this assumes that the administration can get away with unilaterally and retroactively changing the health...
  • Why Trolls Start Flame Wars: Swearing and Name-Calling Shut Down the Ability to Think and Focus

    02/25/2014 11:33:55 PM PST · by tired&retired · 88 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/25/2014 | George Washington
    Psychological studies show that swearing and name-calling in Internet discussions shut down our ability to think. 2 professors of science communication at the University of Wisconsin, Madison - Dominique Brossard and Dietram A. Scheufele - wrote in the New York Times last year: In a study published online last month in The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, we and three colleagues report on an experiment designed to measure what one might call “the nasty effect.” The results were both surprising and disturbing. Uncivil comments not only polarized readers, but they often changed a participant’s interpretation of the news story itself. In...
  • La.’s Landrieu looks for independent, GOP support

    02/23/2014 10:16:34 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 23, 2014 9:04 AM EST | Bill Barrow
    Democrat Mary Landrieu’s quest for a fourth Senate term will turn on whether she can attract just enough support from independents and Republicans to win in this increasingly conservative state. The daughter and sister of New Orleans mayors, that’s been Landrieu’s re-election strategy since 2002, when her donors included a Baton Rouge physician named Bill Cassidy—now her Republican challenger in this year’s midterm elections. Replicating that winning formula could depend on what matters more to voters: Landrieu’s growing ability to help Louisiana’s oil and gas industry through her recent promotion to chairwoman of the Senate Energy and National Resources Committee...
  • Jimmy Fallon, Democrat Political Asset

    02/21/2014 5:40:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    The Obamas have had few more obsequious media allies than NBC's Jimmy Fallon. Now that he's taking over the hallowed ground of "The Tonight Show," Fallon's proven ability to spread his reach into viral videos on YouTube promises to become even more politically potent. Fallon's Obama-friendly sketches and interviews have become immediate "news" grist for the Comcast corps at NBC and MSNBC. The same sensation happens when Fallon is ripping into a Republican. Just as NBC and MSNBC were tearing Gov. Chris Christie apart over "Bridgegate," Fallon joined this political crusade by bringing on liberal rock star Bruce Springsteen for...
  • Obama Cleverly Paints Himself as the Underdog and Plays Possum Ahead of 2014 Election (Bizarre)

    01/19/2014 5:43:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    PoliticusUSA ^ | January 19, 2014 | Sarah Jones
    In a little POTUS Possum, President Obama said that he doesn’t see the second term as just playing defense; he intends to do some good, “even if nobody is paying attention”. In David Remnick’s juicy piece on POTUS at The New Yorker titled “Going the Distance: On and off the road with Barack Obama”, we get a close look at Barack Obama and his intentions for the coming year. Remnick puts it on the line, explaining that 2014 is the President’s final year of relevancy before 2016 captures all of the attention. "And, after a miserable year, Obama’s Presidency is...
  • Dems Want Networks To Manipulate Climate Coverage Like BBC

    01/16/2014 9:26:32 AM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 16, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Junk Science: Senate Democrats want TV networks to promote climate-change hysteria and follow the lead of Britain's state broadcasting company, which sent its top executives to a green propaganda training seminar. The mainstream media, long a house organ for Democrats, are about to come under pressure by Senate Democrats led by Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, who are gathering signatures from colleagues on a letter to the networks telling them they're ignoring global warming, according to a report in the National Journal. They are seeking to impose sort of a climate change "fairness doctrine" designed to ignore...
  • Falling in Line? Dem Congressman on ‘Hillary’s Hit List’ Now Endorses Her for 2016

    01/13/2014 9:12:14 PM PST · by Red Steel · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 13, 2014 2:46pm | Fred Lucas
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who according to a forthcoming book is on Hillary Clinton’s “hit list,” offered his support for the former secretary of State, senator and first lady if she runs for president again in 2016. “I’m a huge supporter of Hillary Clinton. I hope she will run for president, and I’ve indicated I would be a supporter of Hillary Clinton if she runs, but again, I’m trying to figure out this last one,” Van Hollen said on MSNBC. “As I say, it’s an unsolved mystery. Maybe someone will pick up the phone and tell me. Again, this...
  • Pelosi: Obamacare fallout will be reversed, won't hurt Democrats

    12/23/2013 4:38:26 PM PST · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | December 23, 2013 | Lisa Desjardins
    The top Democrat in the House predicted that any political fallout from the new healthcare law will be reversed within months. "By the time we get into the spring, I think the Affordable Care Act will either be a wash or a plus for Democrats," House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Monday on a conference call. [Snip] "We'll ride this out," she said, when asked if controversy over the health reforms championed by Obama will hurt Democrats in next November's midterms. "This is a transformative initiative, like Medicare, Medicaid."
  • Democrats work to raise number of female governors

    12/22/2013 5:48:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 22, 2013 8:33 AM EST | Steve Peoples
    The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women. The numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation's governors. Republicans, four women: Jan Brewer in Arizona, Susana Martinez in New Mexico, Mary Fallin in Oklahoma and Nikki Haley in South Carolina. Democrats: Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire. For the GOP, often accused of waging a “war on women,” this advantage offers a powerful tool in the competition for female voters. …
  • McAuliffe Campaign Funded the Democratic Ground Game That Sealed Victory

    11/06/2013 10:56:53 AM PST · by don-o · 18 replies
    Breitbart - Big Government ^ | November 6, 2013 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Breitbart News has confirmed that much of the credit for Terry McAuliffe’s narrow 47.9 percent to 45.5 percent victory over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in Tuesday’s election is attributable to a $4 million donation the McAuliffe campaign gave to the Democratic Party of Virginia, which used those funds to run a highly effective ground game for the party’s full slate of candidates. Ashley Bauman, press secretary for the Democratic Party of Virginia, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that "[w]hile we used that money [the $4 million donated to the Democratic Party of Virginia from the McAuliffe campaign]...
  • fake faint

    10/23/2013 10:57:36 AM PDT · by Stalwart · 68 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 22, 2013 | Lady Patriots
    Brief video (3:19) analysis of the Rose Garden fainting episode.