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  • Trump Endorses Mitt Romney for Senate: has my full support and endorsement!

    02/19/2018 6:52:20 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 236 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 19, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    @MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah. He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my full support and endorsement! 9:21 PM - 19 Feb 2018
  • 10:20am - Did 'Rocket Man' Inspire a Kelly Facepalm Laugh?

    09/20/2017 6:32:05 PM PDT · by impetrio1 · 39 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/20/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    So what did President Trump say during that now-infamous minute that made the media either giddy or aghast and was Kelly really upset or shielding a hearty laugh because the president really went and said "Rocket man"...?
  • Drudge Report Highlights Free Republic in Fourth of July Layout

    07/03/2016 9:34:04 AM PDT · by kristinn · 48 replies
    Sunday, July 3, 2016 | Kristinn
    The Drudge Report is highlighting Free Republic in the top-rated website's Fourth of July weekend format change to a red, white and blue page layout from the Drudge Report's traditional black and white. While most of the typeface is in blue, a select five conservative news/author sites out of over one hundred sites linked at the Drudge Report are highlighted in red:Free Republic, Breitbart, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Mark Steyn.The Drudge Report and Free Republic have ties going back to the dawn of the political age on the Internet in the late 1990s. Happy Fourth, Matt!
  • Did Mitt Romney Just File Papers to Run for President?

    03/04/2016 4:06:51 PM PST · by cdnerds · 17 replies ^ | 3/4/16 |
    Doc source appears legit – link address directs to FEC disclosure site. Original app was created in late October of 2015 and signed off on January 30th, 2016. Those dates make it appear even more likely this has been a plan in the works for some time and more fully explains Mitt Romney’s anti-Trump speech yesterday. Mr. Romney is making certain he has a seat at the proverbial convention table should there be a brokered convention. It shows Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan preparing to make another presidential run – a plan that began back in October according to the...
  • Men with more than one wife will get extra benefits under new rules

    01/25/2016 9:41:02 AM PST · by rktman · 55 replies ^ | 1/24/2016 | Gianluca Mezzofiore
    Men with more than one wife will qualify for extra benefits under the new welfare system, according to official House of Commons research. Under the universal credit welfare system, which is not expected to be fully introduced until 2021, polygamous households will be rewarded with higher benefits, The Sunday Times reports. In the UK, it is illegal to marry more than one person. Polygamous marriages, largely confined to Muslim families, are only recognised in Britain if they took place in countries where they are legal, such as Middle Eastern states, Pakistan and Zambia.
  • Top GOP female says judge Gov. Haley on ability, not looks

    01/14/2016 1:35:19 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 14, 2016 3:18 PM EST | Erica Werner
    The House's highest-ranking Republican woman said Thursday South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley should be judged on her abilities, not her looks, dismissing a remark by fellow Republican Rep. Steve King. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who is fourth in leadership as the chair of the Republican Conference, was asked about King's comment to The Associated Press that Haley wasn't a "principled conservative" in the GOP, but "I think she's beautiful so I'd be happy if she's the face of the party." [...] "Nikki Haley is a proven leader. And that is what she should be judged on," the Washington state Republican...
  • Why Mitt Romney should save the Republican Party and join the 2016 race

    09/05/2015 6:05:47 AM PDT · by PROCON · 92 replies ^ | Sep. 3, 2015 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    "Mitt wants to run. He never stopped wanting to run," an anonymous senior adviser of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign recently told New York magazine. Other members of Romneyworld have denied the former governor is interested in another campaign. But at this stage in the 2016 race, Mitt Romney should start preparing to get back in the arena.Romney should be ready to enter the field to save his party from an awful reckoning between its leadership and its base, a reckoning that has been brought on by Donald Trump's campaign. Trump has proven that the "strongest GOP primary field in...
  • Iran Nuclear Deal a Clear Success (facepalm)

    07/16/2015 7:45:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Cato Institute ^ | July 14, 2015 | John Glaser and Justin Logan
    The deal just struck between the U.S., world powers, and Iran is an historic achievement that decreases the likelihood of an Iranian nuclear weapon and forestalls the risk of another costly U.S. war in the Middle East.But while the diplomats in Vienna are finished wrangling over the final details, the Obama administration is by no means finished fighting for the agreement’s survival. Congress has 60 days with which to review the deal for final approval, and while Republicans may not have a veto-proof majority, they — along with some Democrats — remain vehemently opposed to any plausible peaceful resolution.The debate...
  • Michelle Obama adds new title: magazine editor

    06/11/2015 9:41:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 6/11/2015 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    She's a wife, mother and lawyer, an advocate for children and military families, and first lady of the United States. Now Michelle Obama has added a new gig: magazine editor. The first lady is "guest editor" of the July-August issue of More, which bills itself as the magazine for "women of style and substance."
  • Patrick Stewart defends ‘gay cake’ bakery (in Northern Ireland; refused gays)

    06/05/2015 10:15:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    News Corp Australia ^ | June 05, 2015 2:57PM
    Veteran actor and gay rights activist Patrick Stewart has defended a Christian bakery which was found guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan. Last month, a judge ruled that Ashers Baking Company in Northern Ireland had discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to make a cake with the words “support gay marriage”, along with a picture of Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street. Gareth Lee commissioned the cake for an event to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The bakery initially accepted the order, but called Mr. Lee two days later...
  • Gutiérrez: I Assume God Speaks Spanish Because He Named His Only Son Jesus

    06/05/2015 8:52:29 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    Brietbart ^ | June 4, 2015 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on the House floor, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) criticized Texas for its conspiracy theories and then said God must understand Spanish because he named his son Jesus.
  • Senate Confirms Soap Opera Producer as Ambassador: Read Her Application Essay (Satire)

    12/03/2014 7:56:39 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 12/2/2014 | Scott Ott
    President Obama’s nomination of Colleen Bell as ambassador to Hungary was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday on a 52-42 vote. Here is the essay she submitted along with her application.
  • Moving: Ferguson Protesters Interrupt St. Louis Symphony With Michael Brown Requiem

    10/14/2014 9:15:56 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 40 replies
    youtbe ^ | Oct 6, 2014 | Sam Seder
    Ferguson protesters disrupt the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with a moving Michael Brown requiem which receives applause from the musicians and looks of shock from the audience...
  • D.C. hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms

    10/03/2014 9:22:11 AM PDT · by redreno · 23 replies ^ | 10/03/2014 | By Jacque Wilson and Faith Karimi
    (CNN) -- Three Dallas County sheriff's deputies have been placed on leave after helping deliver court orders to family members of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carmen Castro said Friday. The trio escorted a Dallas County Health and Human Services worker on Wednesday who was delivering the orders to an apartment in Dallas. The orders placed four family members inside the apartment under quarantine until October 19. Castro says the deputies' leave is precautionary for their peace of mind. Duncan became the first person diagnosed with Ebola on American soil when he was hospitalized days after his...
  • Biden Declares China Part of North America

    10/03/2014 8:14:02 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 25 replies ^ | October 3, 2014 | Craig Bannister
    Vice president Joe Biden declared China a North American country in a speech at Boston's John F. Kennedy Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday. Biden claimed that North America - "meaning Mexico, China and Canada" - will contribute two-thirds of the world's energy growth over the next two decades:
  • TWA Flight 800 investigators break silence in new documentary, claim original conclusion about cause

    06/18/2013 5:51:17 PM PDT · by workerbee · 251 replies
    Fox ^ | 6/18/13
    A group of whistleblowers, including a number of aviation experts, have come forward in a new documentary to claim that the official explanation for the crash of TWA Flight 800 was wrong and a gas tank explosion did not bring down the flight off the coast of Long Island 17 years ago. However, the six whistleblowers, all part of the original investigation team, stopped short of saying the plane was shot down. Flight 800, a Boeing 747, had just taken off from JFK airport with 230 people aboard on July 17, 1996 enroute to Paris when it exploded and crashed...
  • 'I Might End Up With a Woman': Zoe Saldana (Lt. Uhura on Star Trek) Hints At Her Sexuality

    05/14/2013 12:02:28 PM PDT · by drewh · 43 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 13:44 EST, 14 May 2013 | By IONA KIRBY
    She has dated two actors, Zoe Saldana is quite frankly over it. The Avatar star appears to be making a vow to have less high profile romances in the future. Zoe quite literally bares all as she strips off for a photo shoot while speaking candidly in a new interview. The actress also suggests that when it comes to her future relationships, the person she ends up with may not be a man. ‘[I might] end up with a woman raising my children,’ Zoe tells the new issue of Allure magazine. ‘That’s how androgynous I am.’ Zoe had a famous...
  • Ted Cruz challenges Joe Biden to debate about gun control

    05/03/2013 1:09:09 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 128 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 3, 2013 | 3:06 pm | Modified: May 3, 2013 at 3:25 pm | Joel Gehrke
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, noting that Vice President Joe Biden reportedly plans to revive a legislative push for gun control, challenged him to a debate about policy responses to gun violence.
  • Seven Other Reasons For Biden's Gun Control Facepalm

    04/19/2013 3:58:42 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-19-13 | The Looking Spoon
    If you missed the "hissy fit" from Wednesday you can catch it at The Right Scoop...
  • 'They are counting on Americans having amnesia': Biden attacks GOP rivals, before forgetting...

    10/28/2012 3:25:33 PM PDT · by Justaham · 8 replies
    Original title: 'They are counting on Americans having amnesia': Biden attacks GOP rivals...before FORGETTING Senate Candidate's name ------------------------- Joe Biden once again is sticking his foot in his mouth. While on the campaign trail for Obama in the battleground state of Virginia on Saturday, the vice-president gave a shout-out to Senate hopeful Tim Kaine but referred to the local candidate by the wrong name. 'I'm a big Tom Kaine fan, a big Tom Kaine fan,' Biden said enthusiastically.