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  • Here are 5 of 27 reasons why liberal men are perceived to be such girly-men...

    10/02/2015 1:07:16 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 66 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-2-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Here is their leader... There's a recent article in the "Men's Style" section of the New York Times titled 27 Ways to Be a Modern Man.You should never judge a book by its cover, except for now. This is as bad as you'd imagine. Maybe worse. I won't list all 27, just the worst five, with comment. You can see all 27 here and I recommend you do, because it was extremely difficult to pick the worst five. 1. When the modern man buys shoes for his spouse, he doesn’t have to ask her sister for the size. And he...
  • Cross-Dresser Sissy Goodwin Decides To Leave The Cowboy State

    04/04/2015 10:08:47 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 45 replies
    LATimes ^ | April 04, 2015 | JOHN M. GLIONNA
    <p>Sissy Goodwin calls his cross-dressing lifestyle 'gender independence' After nearly seven decades in Wyoming, for much of that time facing heartbreak, discrimination and even physical violence, the cross-dresser has finally decided to leave the Cowboy State.</p> <p>Sissy Goodwin, who was profiled in the Los Angeles Times in 2013 for his insistence, despite an often-macho Western ethic, to lead the life he chooses -- as a man who prefers to dress in women's clothing -- is retiring in May from his job as a college science instructor in Casper.</p>
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Blasts Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: ‘As a Republican, I’m Furious’

    04/03/2015 3:45:23 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 75 replies
    YahooNews ^ | April 03, 2015 | Tim Kenneally
    Arnold Schwarzenegger Blasts Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: ‘As a Republican, I’m Furious’ By Tim Kenneally Arnold Schwarzenegger Blasts Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law: ‘As a Republican, I’m Furious’ Arnold Schwarzenegger has a message for the legislature of Indiana: Don’t be civil rights girlie-men. The “Terminator” star and former California governor blasted the state’s recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Friday, declaring,”As a Republican, I’m furious.” In a no-holds-barred op-ed for the Washington Post, Schwarzenegger — who wrote that he “became a proud Republican before I even understood English” — goes against the beliefs that drew him to the party. Also...
  • Jon Stewart Calls Sarah Palin, GOP's Calls to Impeach Obama #### (Video)

    07/18/2014 9:37:36 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 35 replies
    YahooNews ^ | July 18, 2014 | ordan Zakarin
    <p>The GOP has spent most of President Obama's time in office — nearly a term and a half, at this point — calling him a tyrant and dictator. It's been good for business, helping them raise a ton of money and win elections, and so naturally they'll keep on doing it.</p>
  • The president pumping iron: Major security breach ..

    06/04/2014 8:18:37 AM PDT · by defconw · 145 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/4/2014 | Leon Watson
    Barack Obama was at the center of a security breach today after it emerged pictures of him pumping iron in a private gym had been leaked. U.S. security experts are trying to find out how the unauthorized snaps of the President working out on his trip to Poland were secretly taken. It appears Mr Obama was in his 5-star Marriott hotel gym taking time out from his busy schedule in the capital Warsaw when it happened.
  • CONFIRMED: Obama is Exceptionally Bad at Throwing a Baseball

    05/29/2014 1:43:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 33 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 29, 2014 | Andrew Stiles
    A recent Free Beacon analysis found that President Obama is incapable of throwing a baseball correctly. A subsequent Washington Post analysis has confirmed these findings. The Post created the following chart showing how well various celebrities have performed on the pitching mound. It’s not pretty: Here’s a video of Obama’s toss: YouTube:Girly Man Throw
  • WH PHOTO: President Obama Demonstrates His Manhood by Sparring with 14 Year-Old Make A Wish Kid ...

    05/25/2014 11:40:43 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    President Barack Obama spars with Jaren Paul Suber, a 14-year-old Make-A-Wish recipient from Rowlett, Texas, in the Oval Office, March 20, 2014
  • Airline sorry for 'H8GAYS' confirmation code

    12/17/2013 3:43:55 AM PST · by markomalley · 35 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/17/2013 | Oliver Smith
    Jeff White discovered the code after checking in for a Delta Air Lines flight from Pensacola, Florida, to Albany, New York, earlier this month, the Washington Post reports. “At first I didn’t think I read it right,” Mr White, a student at the University of West Florida, told the newspaper. “I was worried that another customer might think I somehow picked that code. If I were a gay male, I might have thought that a Delta worker purposely gave me that code, and that would have made me extremely uncomfortable.” Delta Air Lines apologised for any “concern or misunderstanding”, but...
  • President Lucifer wants to neuter our manly Marines

    10/26/2013 8:27:24 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 22 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | Dr. Eowyn
    Remember this? According to Marine Corps regulation MCO P1020.34F of the Marine Corps Uniform Regulations chapter 3, a male Marine is not allowed to carry an umbrella while in uniform. But the POS is such a wussy girly-man he made a U.S. Marine violate rules by forcing the Marine to hold a umbrella — just to shield him from a light drizzle. Now the POS is taking the Leathernecks’ manly cap away. Male and female Marines currently wear gender-specific caps, like these:"> But if the POS has his way, male and female Marines will wear gender-neutral caps that will...
  • Why I gave up my guns (NY bred metrosexual loses his nerve, throws in the towel on gun ownership)

    01/12/2013 2:06:42 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 213 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Friday, January 11, 2013 | Patrick Blanchfield
    (1918 Bolshevik Poster by Alexander Apsit reads "Citizens, hand over your weapons!") Why I gave up my guns • A former firearm enthusiast explains his personal epiphany Late one night in the spring of 2008, I was jolted awake by the sound of yet another a burglar trying to break into my Atlanta home. We’d already had a series of scary close calls, but this time I was ready: I had staged my shotgun and a box of shells in a broom closet right by the back door, next to the umbrellas. While my girlfriend called the police, I...
  • Professor Blames Mass Shootings on ‘White Male Privilege’

    12/19/2012 5:43:00 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/19/12
    <p>Some opinions only get attention because they come from people with advanced degrees who make their living on the taxpayer dime. That’s certainly the case for Hugo Schwyzer, a history and gender studies professor at Pasadena City College.</p> <p>He has a history of blaming white men for most of the mass killings that take place in the United States. Friday’s tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut gave him a great opportunity to spout his nonsense once again.</p>
  • Stop stand-up urination for men, Swedish politicians urge

    06/15/2012 7:23:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 97 replies
    CBC News ^ | June 14, 2012 | Lauren O'Neil
    A Swedish political party is taking a stand against upright urination. At a county council meeting Monday, the Left Party, or Vänsterpartiet, tabled a motion that would require office washrooms to be genderless with a sit-down-only requirement, reported the news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå.
  • Madonna Stamps Swastika On French Leader, Lawsuit Looms!

    06/04/2012 5:23:36 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 21 replies
    Perez Hilton ^ | 6/4/2012
    Oh here we go! It may have only shown up briefly, but Marine Le Pen is NOT happy about Madonna labeling her a Nazi during the MDNA tour. As all eyes were glued to a video screen in Tel Aviv, the face of Marine appeared with a swastika over her forehead. Now, if you're unaware of Marine… let us tell you why she's a little upset… Being the daughter of convicted racist/anti-Semite/Holocaust-denying Jean-Marie Le Pen, she took control of the National Front and vowed to reform the far-right political party from it's notorious reputation. HOWEVER, she still wants to limit...
  • Victoria Jackson's excellent Tea Party adventure (Hit Piece on godly woman and patriot!)

    02/01/2012 8:20:24 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 1/26/12 | Gus Garcia-Roberts
    Victoria Jackson doesn't want to meet at her house. "The Nation of Islam wants to kill me," she explains apologetically in her inimitable shrill voice. Instead, she picks up a reporter at a Miami-area strip mall. Her weathered Honda Civic is adorned with "Nobama," Marco Rubio, and Tea Party bumper stickers, and inside, it smells like it's been fumigated with sweet incense. She hurtles through intersections and down side streets, holding a Flip cam to her face with her left hand. Steering with elbows and the occasional pinkie, she opens a Bible inscribed with her name and quotes Scripture. Then...
  • ‘Captain Coward’: Behold our brave new sexually emancipated world

    01/24/2012 7:45:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies · 1+ views
    SANTA MARINELLA, Italy, January 23, 2012 ( – What kind of man sneaks away under cover of darkness from his own sinking ship, leaving nearly 4200 passengers and crew to fend for themselves? What kind of men knock aside old ladies, little girls and young mothers to get to lifeboats first? Why, modern men, sexually emancipated men who have been raised on the tenets of feminism and our “contemporary” mores. What can an expression like “women and children first” mean to modern men who have been taught all their lives that women are nothing more precious than sexual playthings, and...
  • Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama

    01/23/2012 1:09:18 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 73 replies
    Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama By DONOVAN SLACK | 1/23/12 3:14 PM EST There was a notable absence during a White House reception this afternoon for the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins: star goalie Tim Thomas. Thomas refused the invite for "political reasons," Sports Illustrated reports. The goaltender was the only member of the Bruins who wasn't at the ceremony, where President Obama congratulated the team on its victory. Thomas is a staunch conservative and is expected to explain his snub of the president on his Facebook page this evening.
  • Palin returns fire on Newsweek for calling Obama critics ‘dumb’ (Hits Trig Truther Sullivan)

    01/17/2012 12:46:13 PM PST · by nhwingut · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 01/17/12 | Alex pappas
    Newsweek accomplished at least one thing by running a cover story calling the country’s critics of President Obama “dumb” — they awoke the mama grizzly. [SNIP] Directing her message to “@Newsweek,” Palin wrote, “Know what’s truly ‘dumb’? Giving a cover story to the TrigTruther conspiracy kook writer who thinks I didn’t give birth to my son.”
  • Jon Stewart is a filthy-mouthed pervert, and his audience is just as vile (Santorum)

    01/05/2012 7:15:30 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 29 replies
    This guy keeps scratching bottom (literally) lower and lower. Once again, monitoring this lowest and most disgusting of progressive "comics" leads to some shock, as you have to employ Urban Dictionary and rigged google searches to even know what the heck he's talking about. But of course, his audience is fresh from some stomache-turning romps of their own, and actually "get" his "jokes." I keep an eye on this guy, and advise that we all do. He can motivate the stoner Trustafarians, the hookers, the drug-addled to vote. I don't watch him, I just do regular searches on him. You...
  • Mike McQueary will coach on Saturday

    11/10/2011 11:55:39 AM PST · by Colofornian · 88 replies · 1+ views
    ESPN ^ | Nov. 10, 2011
    <p>STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Mike McQueary, one of the central figures in the burgeoning child sex abuse scandal at Penn State, will remain receivers coach Saturday when the Nittany Lions play their final home game of the season.</p> <p>Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, who was appointed Penn State interim coach in the wake of a shakeup that has claimed the jobs of Joe Paterno and other university leaders, said Thursday it will be a "game-time decision" whether McQueary will coach from the sideline or the press box against No. 19 Nebraska.</p>
  • Is President O'Doofus Now Riding A Girls' Bike? Check Out Photo On Drudge.

    08/18/2011 12:33:59 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 143 replies
    Check out the picture of the "Always Vacationing Mr. Obama" on Drudge. If that's not a girls' bike he is riding, it certainly is a "girly, Metrosexual" bike!
  • Schwarzenegger commutes sentence for son of political ally on last day

    01/03/2011 1:29:26 PM PST · by ColdOne · 9 replies
    HotAir ^ | January 3, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pursued a triangulation strategy after an embarrassing defeat on his referenda in his first term, and like Bill Clinton, succeeded in winning a second term. And like Bill Clinton, Schwarzenegger decided to issue controversial executive-clemency actions in the eleventh hour of that term, with one in particular almost certain to further tarnish his legacy. Schwarzenegger commuted the sentence of Esteban Nunez for his role in the murder of a college student, reducing a 16-year prison term to just seven years, apparently without consulting the family of the victim.
  • TLC and why Sarah Palin will never be president

    12/09/2010 11:11:59 AM PST · by EveningStar · 225 replies · 1+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | December 9, 2010 | David Zurawik
    Take a good look at this video. It is only 30 seconds long, but it encapsulates how right Karl Rove is about Palin's TV career -- and why she will never be president of the United States. The video comes from the TLC cable channel and it is intended to promote this week's episode of "Sarah Palin's Alaska," the reality TV show starring Palin bludgeoning fish to death and shooting caribou. Of course, I found both ugly and digusting... Palin sold herself too cheap when she got into bed with TLC, Kate Gosselin and TV shows that celebrate polygamy and...
  • Aaron Sorkin brands Sarah Palin's reality show a 'snuff film' after caribou shooting

    12/09/2010 9:03:33 AM PST · by Celtic Cross · 28 replies ^ | Dec. 9th 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin has hit out at Sarah Palin after she was seen shooting a caribou on the latest episode of her TV reality show. The screenwriter, who also recently penned the Facebook film The Social Network, accused the contender for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination of killing an animal 'for political gain'. And in a statement on the Huffington Post website, he accused her of making a 'snuff film' and branded her a 'phony Pioneer girl' and a 'witless bully'.
  • Rush Limbaugh Hinting Obama is INSANE!

    11/08/2010 9:38:45 AM PST · by Ronbo1948 · 157 replies · 2+ views
    PERSONAL | November 8, 2010 | Ronbo1948
    Turn on Rush Limbaugh's radio program IMMEDIATELY! He's hinting Obama is INSANE!
  • The Daily Show - a Lobby Group for the Ground Zero Mosque

    08/11/2010 8:26:25 AM PDT · by 240B · 24 replies
    FR Vanity ^ | today | 240B
    For the last week or so, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart has presented relentless coverage of the Ground Zero Mosque issue. All of the coverage was in favor of the Mosque. Comedy Central are even pleadingly presenting the Muslim generated straw-man arguments. CC insists that it is not a mosque, it is a 'cultural center' (yeah right) and Muslims are good honest people and only Al Quiada is bad. We know that the Left uses, so called, 'comedy', to say what they really believe and to attack people personally in the most vulgar way possible. The Daily Show is...
  • Matthews On The Tea Party: “They Have Guns, It’s Scary.”

    06/10/2010 3:35:29 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 78 replies · 1,674+ views ^ | June 10, 2010 | Jim Vicevich
    This is old, it’s tiring, and it’s really starting to tick me off. Chris Matthews with Andrea Mitchell yesterday afternoon is promoting his upcoming special on “The New Right” and the Tea Party. Mitchell gives him the chance to promote the show … and Matthews feeds right into the lefty paranoia machine. “They’ve got guns. It’s scary.” I love the sound bites with the militia. I love the conflation. I love the way everyone in the Tea Party is framed as a group that wants to wrestle the government from the “enemy”, like the British? You have to watch to...
  • Caption our scrawny, metrosexual POTUS (barf alert)

    06/01/2010 9:26:24 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 134 replies · 3,613+ views
    Daylife Photos ^ | 5/29/10 | staff
  • Vanity: White Single Women Owe The US An Apology-Obama's Crucial Base

    05/31/2010 9:30:08 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 128 replies · 2,394+ views
    According to Gallup, "White single women, unmarried, widowed, divorced, and separated" voted "overwhelmingly" for Obama. On this Memorial Day, this crucial slice of Obama's base of support without whom he would have been elected owe this nation an apology. Blacks; Hispanics; and Moslems voted tribal politics. But this group was more than liberal, it included a large segment of conservatives and independents who had soured on Bush. Today with $13 trillion in debt- almost $12 trillion of it accumulated in the last six months alone, a burgeoning government; a foreign policy in tatters from Iran, to N. Korea to the...
  • Bieber loses cool with stagehand

    05/27/2010 5:44:43 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 48 replies · 1,210+ views
    WENN.COM ^ | May 27, 2010
    Teen icon Justin Bieber caused a fuss on the set of an Australian chat show during a recent trip Down Under - he swore at a production crew member who touched him. The Baby hitmaker, who is just 16 years old, stunned staff at Sydney-based morning TV show Sunrise last month when he cursed at a floor manager who led him to the performance stage. Sunrise host David Coch tells Aussie radio station Mix FM, "We had him on and he was a thoroughly nice bloke, really decent guy. "Our floor manager was directing him to where he was about...
  • AP Headline: 'Crash the Tea Party' organizer is threatened (media found their talking point)

    04/14/2010 10:10:26 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 81 replies · 2,753+ views
    AP ^ | April 14, 2010 11:25 AM ET | no byline
    ...Beaverton Middle School teacher Jason Levin's group wants to infiltrate the Tea Party to discredit the organization. But since Levin's name has been associated with the "Crash the Tea Party" Web site, he has been harassed by people who say they belong to that group. Levin told KATU-TV that his phone has been ringing around the clock and his answering machine is recording threats...
  • VIDEO: Obama Slams Palin In ABC News Interview On Nuclear Treaty

    04/08/2010 6:47:34 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 133 replies · 3,470+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 8, 2010 | Real
    "I really have no response. Because last I checked, Sarah Palin's not much of an expert on nuclear issues," President Obama said.
  • Schwarzenegger needs to man-up on budget

    01/03/2010 10:53:38 AM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 509+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 1/3/10 | Dan Walters
    Arnold Schwarzenegger came into the governorship six years ago on a promise to end "crazy deficit spending" and bring order to the state's tangled finances. But as he begins his last year in office, the harsh reality is that so far he's utterly failed to cure California's fiscal ills. The qualities that had fueled Schwarzenegger's highly successful careers as a bodybuilding competitor and movie star – primarily his boundless self-confidence – did not translate well in the confines of the Capitol. His first months as governor were marked by contradictory words and actions that undermined what should have been a...
  • Schwarzenegger takes shots at Palin's global warming stance

    12/15/2009 2:55:10 PM PST · by SmithL · 44 replies · 1,299+ views
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 12/15/9 | Torey Van Oot
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took the stage in Copenhagen today to deliver his speech on combating climate change, but he also created buzz with a series of shots at 2008 GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin's global warming skepticism. "You have to ask: what was she trying to accomplish?" he told the Financial Times. "Is she really interested in this subject or is she interested in her career and in winning the [Republican] nomination [for president]? You have to take all these things with a grain of salt."
  • Vanity: NFL Obama Commercial

    11/30/2009 6:18:36 PM PST · by Feline_AIDS · 89 replies · 3,193+ views
    Did anyone just see that disgusting slo-motion love fest Obama commercial for his site? BAAAAAAAAAARF
  • Ammiano to Schwarzenegger: "Kiss my gay ass"

    10/08/2009 12:25:19 PM PDT · by SmithL · 38 replies · 1,640+ views
    SFGate: Politics Blog ^ | 10/8/9 | Carla Marinucci, Chronicle Political Writer
    ormer San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is lambasting what he calls "highly inappropriate" behavior by San Francisco Democrats Wednesday who greeted Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger with a hostile reception during a surprise drop-in at a San Francisco Democratic Party fund-raiser. But outspoken State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco, who shouted "You lie!" to Schwarzenneger during the event at the Fairmont Hotel -- and didn't deny reports he walked out with a quip of "kiss my gay ass" -- said the GOP governor's "cheap publicity stunt" earned a very appropriate show of political theater, San Francisco-style. Schwarzenegger, in a statement this...
  • Caption Obama spending rare time at WH

    04/14/2009 8:27:22 AM PDT · by Sig Sauer P220 · 36 replies · 2,166+ views
  • Coverboy: Schwarzenegger panned by National Review ("Girly-Man Ruins State")

    03/02/2009 2:37:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 714+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 3/2/09 | Shane Goldmacher
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has landed himself on yet another national magazine cover. Except this one isn't so flattering: "Girly-Man Ruins State," is how the National Review headlines the piece. The full story is not available online, but Chris Reed, editorial writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, excerpts parts of the piece. Key line: "Conservatives were cheap dates and missed the subtle signals that Arnold lacked the fierce spirit of liberty that characterized (President Ronald) Reagan's approach to governance."
  • CA: Arnold Seriously Considered Changing Political Parties

    02/25/2009 4:13:23 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 85 replies · 3,379+ views ^ | 2/24/2009 | by Joe Mathews, Daily Beast
    A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Joe Mathews is a journalist, an Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation, and a contributing writer at the Los Angeles Times. He previously served as Justice Department reporter for the Wall Street Journal and as a city desk reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He is the author of The Peoples Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy. How bad did things get between Der Governator and his fellow Republicans? Schwarzeneggers biographer, Joe Mathews, reports that he recently considered dropping out of the party altogether. Its the latest blast in a long-running war....
  • Schwarzenegger: Republicans Who Backed Tax Hikes Are 'Great Heroes'

    02/23/2009 6:14:21 PM PST · by Steelfish · 26 replies · 787+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 23, 2009
    Schwarzenegger: Republicans who backed tax hikes are 'great heroes' By Rob Hotakainen Feb. 23, 2009 WASHINGTON --- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday came to the aid of six Republican lawmakers who ran afoul of the state GOP Party for backing a budget with tax increases, calling them "great heroes" who put people before politics. "I think that they've done a terrific job and they should pay very little attention to what the party says," the governor told reporters in Washington. "Because remember what I said, what is good for the party is not good for the people and what is...
  • Goodbye to the Governator

    02/20/2009 12:05:16 PM PST · by pogo101 · 57 replies · 1,290+ views
    National Review ^ | February 20, 2009 | Rich Lowry
    The Governator: What a sad artifact of a bygone era that moniker is. Arnold Schwarzenegger circa the 2003 “total recall” election was going to sweep all before him as California governor, bringing the same élan and toughness he had on the big screen to fighting special interests and restoring his beloved state to competitiveness. That was before Governor Arnold got a severe beat-down in a November 2005 special election from the unions and Democrats (a.k.a. “girly men”) he had taunted during his ascendancy. Schwarzenegger pushed four far-reaching reformist ballot initiatives that all went down under a blizzard of spending and...
  • Schwarzenegger Defends Tax Rise, Says GOP Should Work With Obama

    02/22/2009 11:36:22 AM PST · by Steelfish · 31 replies · 953+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 22, 2009
    Schwarzenegger defends tax rise, says GOP should work with Obama By Rob Hotakainen Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009. WASHINGTON - Likening California's budget troubles to an earthquake, Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sunday defended his decision to raise taxes and said his party's leaders in Washington should be "team players" with President Barack Obama. And if that means violating the GOP's principles, he said, so be it. "They should make an effort to work together and to find what is best for the people, because by derailing everything, it's not going to help anybody, and it creates instability and insecurity," Schwarzenegger...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Girly Man

    02/22/2009 10:48:10 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies · 920+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The man who says he left Austria because he couldn’t stand socialism has no problem with it here. The man who preached self-reliance doesn’t worry about responsible homeowners being forced to bail out others. The man who rode to the California governor’s mansion by bashing Gray Davis over the car tax and promising to repeal it . . . just pushed through a budget nearly doubling the tax. Schwarzenegger’s weakness and hypocrisy was evident today on This Week. George Stephanopoulos opened the interview by playing a clip of a photo-op Schwarzenegger staged when first running for governor, having a huge...
  • (CA) Governor's Rift With GOP Grows Wider ( Girly-man "no show" at convention )

    02/22/2009 5:53:16 AM PST · by kellynla · 49 replies · 2,933+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 21, 2009 | Michael Finnegan
    Reporting from Sacramento — After five years as governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger came full circle on Friday: The film star who promised to rescue California from its fiscal wreckage without raising taxes signed into law $12.5 billion in tax hikes. With that, the Republican governor broke one of the few bonds left between his shrunken party and California's mainstream voters, marring its hard-won image as a guardian against higher taxes. "Their last gasp has been taken from them," said Larry N. Gerston, a political scientist at San Jose State, citing the unpopularity among most California voters of the party's conservative stands...
  • Arnold: GOP out of touch

    02/22/2009 8:17:30 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 80 replies · 1,535+ views
    Arnold: GOP out of touch California Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger suggested that his party is out of touch with average Americans on the issue of health care. “You've got to listen to the people. If the nation is screaming out loud, ‘We need health care reform. We want to have universal health care. We want to have everyone insured. We want to bring the costs down. We want everyone to have access.’ I mean, that's what they want; that's what you do,” Schwarzenegger said on ABC’s “This Week.” Arguing that California Republicans were out of touch with the majority of...
  • Sergio Garcia felt crowded out at Ryder Cup (blames small locker room for Europe's loss)

    01/07/2009 2:29:46 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 21 replies · 698+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | January 7, 2009
    He blames the small locker room, the playing of the national anthems and his cold relationship with Padraig Harrington for Europe's loss. January 7, 2009 Sergio Garcia did not win any of his four matches at last year's Ryder Cup, but that's not the reason he gives for Europe losing to the United States. Instead, he blames the small locker room, the playing of the national anthems and his cold relationship with Padraig Harrington. "The U.S. team played their cards well," Garcia told the Mirror. "They knew where the pins were going to be and the tees and we didn't....
  • Tennis Ball Head

    12/27/2008 6:11:20 AM PST · by bloodmeridian · 10 replies · 1,011+ views
    Bad Friggin' Hair ^ | 12/27/2008 | Dr. Dave
    There's something seriously wrong with a man who wants to look like a tennis ball. First, he likes tennis. Second, he likes the color yellow.
  • No "girly" dog for the Obamas

    11/26/2008 11:07:04 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 87 replies · 4,568+ views
    November 26, 2008 Categories: Antics No "girly" dog for the Obamas Barbara Walters interviewed the Obamas, due to air tonight, and of course the topics of doggies came up. She, along with millions of Americans, actually sent Michelle Obama a picture of her beloved Havanese dog, Cha Cha Cha. (We're not kidding.) Here's the back and forth between Obama and Bawbwa: Obama: "Cha Cha?" Bawbwa: "It's short for Cha Cha Cha." O: "What is a Havanese?" B: "It's like a little terrier and they're non-allergenic and they're the sweetest dogs.." O: [Face suddenly changes.] "It's like a little yappy dog?"...
  • AG: Keep Proposition 8 in effect for review

    11/17/2008 3:19:21 PM PST · by SmithL · 6 replies · 396+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 11/17/8 | Aurelio Rojas
    State Attorney General Jerry Brown today urged the California Supreme Court to review legal challenges to Proposition 8, but steered clear of taking a position on the gay marriage ban measure approved by voters. In a written responses to three lawsuits seeking to overturn the initiative, Brown's office said the state's highest court should allow the measure to remain in effect during the review period because of the confusion that a stay of the measure would cause. "Due to the potential uncertainty that may be caused in important legal relationships by a temporary stay, the public interest would be better...
  • Schwarzenegger Reiterates Oppositon to Prop 8

    11/17/2008 4:00:00 PM PST · by pissant · 27 replies · 722+ views
    The edge ^ | 11/17/08 | Killian Malloy
    When the state legislature twice handed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger a bill to legalize marriage equality in California, Schwarzenegger vetoed it both times, saying that it was an issue for the courts to sort out. Now, following voter approval of Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that revokes the right for gay and lesbian families to marry, Schwarzenegger is repeating that sentiment. The governor went on the news program This Week With George Stephanopoulos to say that he opposes the new amendment, but he believes that the state’s Supreme Court--which found state laws barring same-sex families from marriage to be unconstitutional last...
  • Rahm Emanuel: Lombardi wing of party

    11/06/2008 11:12:18 PM PST · by Salena Zito · 19 replies · 3,718+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | November 6, 2008 | Salena Zito
    Posted 5 :56 PM ST. LOUIS -- For many people outside of the political world Rahm Emanuel is not a household name, but that is about to change as President-elect Barack Obama has tapped him to be his White House chief of staff. “Rahm is exactly the right person at the right time for that job” said John Lapp who served as executive director under Emanuel in his role as chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, (DCCC). “What people don’t understand about him is, yes he is a great political strategist and statistician, but he is also a thoughtful...