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  • 3 GOP presidential hopefuls talk of unifying party

    06/14/2014 2:20:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 14, 2014 3:21 PM EDT | David Pitt
    Presidential hopefuls Sen. Rand Paul, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and former Sen. Rick Santorum are in Iowa to deliver their prescriptions for how to unite the Republican Party. […] It is Paul’s third trip to Iowa since the 2012 election. The Kentucky senator says the GOP should maintain its core message but make the party more attractive to black and Hispanic voters. …
  • Denver and Las Vegas woo RNC for 2016 GOP convention bid

    01/25/2014 6:38:42 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | Cameron Joseph
    Republicans may be choosing between gambling or pot when they pick their 2016 convention site. Las Vegas has emerged as the clear early front-runner to host the party’s next presidential nomination convention despite its “Sin City” reputation. Denver is seen as another serious contender, though the city’s “Mile High City” moniker had taken on a different connotation since Colorado legalized marijuana last election. The choice between the two cities — both in crucial swing states the GOP needs to win — had a few RNC members nervous about potential scandals during this past week’s winter meeting, but most were chortling...
  • Republicans ready to move 2016 convention up two months

    01/23/2014 12:36:59 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 23, 2014 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    Republicans on Friday are expected to remove all obstacles to holding their 2016 presidential nominating convention to the end of June, two months earlier than their 2012 convention in Tampa, The Washington Times has learned. “The party’s rules change moves the convention to an earlier date which will allow our candidate to begin the general campaign earlier,” said Republican National Committee member Bruce Ash, who is chairman of the RNC’s Standing Rules Committee. “I will be voting to create a level playing field for all candidates and to help vet and promote the best candidate to allow the GOP to...
  • Eastwood's act caught GOP off guard

    09/02/2012 5:13:21 PM PDT · by thecodont · 38 replies
    Clint, did you ever make my day. The two biggest names to show up at the Republican convention were Isaac, whose winds thankfully shortened the giant infomercial, and Clint Eastwood, who stole the show on closing night. Republicans were looking for a big name to get big attention, but, as they say, be careful what you ask for. You recall that Clint did that great commercial for Detroit that aired during the Super Bowl. So the GOP thought, hey, let's do it live, on prime time. What they forgot was that Clint is an actor and that the commercial was...
  • Axelrod says GOP convention in Tampa was a 'terrible failure'

    09/02/2012 11:46:09 AM PDT · by Justaham · 49 replies ^ | 9/2/12 | Elise Viebeck
    Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod called the Republican convention a "terrible failure" on Sunday and said the event had failed to help Mitt Romney in the polls. Speaking on Fox News, Axelrod said he "saw no movement" for Romney in the polls during the GOP convention. "I don't really see any bounce," he said. Axelrod added that the GOP's "snarky attacks and bromides for the base" in Tampa had put Democrats in a strong position to begin their own convention this week in Charlotte, N.C. "I think the race is exactly where it was before they walked in [to...
  • At GOP convention in Tampa, full truth is sometimes missing

    09/02/2012 9:27:08 AM PDT · by PLK · 4 replies
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | 8-30-2012 | William Douglas
    TAMPA, Fla. — Beyond the hoopla, politics and glitz, the Republican National Convention has been marked by speeches filled with half-truths, misleading statements, obfuscations and downright falsehoods. Read more here:
  • ***GOP Goes Alinsky on Obama***

    09/01/2012 6:52:16 PM PDT · by djone · 36 replies
    P J Media ^ | August 31, 2012 - 8:27 am - | J.Christian Adams
    " I detected a change from past GOP conventions that bears mention. The Republicans seem to at last be reading Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky. The messages and tactics of Alinsky, long the monopoly of the Left, have been discovered by the Right..A couple of examples. ...First, Clint Eastwood’s speech was pure Alinsky.. RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions...The mockery of the empty chair was straight out of Rule 5, and predictably, the Left is...
  • Artur Davis: The Best Speech of the Night

    08/29/2012 5:11:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush ^ | August 29, 2012 | Rush
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Four years ago, Artur Davis was the first congressman outside Illinois to endorse Obama. He delivered a nominating speech at the Democrat convention in Denver that nominated Barack Obama. Now, four years ago later, Artur Davis shows up at the Republican convention. Mia Love was great and Ann Romney was great, don't misunderstand. But I think this speech that Artur Davis delivered last night was just a home run. I only have three excerpts, three sound bites of it, but they are enough to get the point across. Here's Artur Davis saying that Obama is a mistake...

    08/28/2012 9:55:12 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 14 replies
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | August 28, 2012
    VIDEO: Former Democrat and U.S. Rep. Artur Davis of Alabama addresses the Republican National Convention. Artur Davis was an enthusiastic supporter of Obama's 2008 bid for the presidency. In fact, Davis was one of the national co-chairs for Obama's 2008 campaign. In this speech, Davis encourages the nation to listen to the speakers at the Democrat Party Convention and ask yourself if they're speaking for you.
  • MSNBC abandons GOP convention during every speech by a minority [Racism @ MSNBC]

    08/29/2012 10:42:12 AM PDT · by Arcy · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/28/12 | Jeff Poor
    In lieu of airing speeches from former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis, a black American; Mia Love, a black candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah; and Texas senatorial hopeful Ted Cruz, a Latino American, MSNBC opted to show commentary anchored by Rachel Maddow from Rev. Al Sharpton, Ed Schultz, Chris Matthews, Chris Hayes and Steve Schmidt. Throughout this convention, Matthews has accused the Republicans of playing dog-whistle racist politics while on scene in Tampa. It isn’t clear, however, if Matthews will hurl accusations of racism at Davis, Love or Cruz for speeches his network failed to broadcast.
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW”– Hey Hey it’s RAY FRIDAY! August-31-2012

    08/31/2012 2:22:00 PM PDT · by Fudd Fan · 93 replies
    The Mark Levin Show ^ | Mark R. Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • That Fading Obama Poster...

    08/31/2012 3:55:13 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 20 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-31-12 | The Looking Spoon
    The day after Paul Ryan's RNC speech I posted a series of graphics based on his speech (here). This was probably the best line of them all, and I wanted to make sure I could come up with something that would do it justice... 
  • TSA detains, interrogates Ron Paul's family and aides

    08/31/2012 2:00:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/31/12 | Tiffany Madison
    DALLAS ― After the Republican National Convention, Rep. Ron Paul’s family and aides were allegedly detained and interrogated in Clearwater, Florida yesterday. Paul’s family and aides attempted to depart for Texas when eight Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents refused to allow their passage. According to Lew Rockwell, Paul's former chief of staff, agents first questioned the pilot’s credentials, then insisted the passengers and plane be searched for explosives. TSA agents did not cite any specific threat, but insinuated the Paul family was a threat to Mitt Romney, claiming the nominee “might be nearby.” The pilot reminded
  • Clint Eastwood puts liberals in full panic mode

    08/31/2012 1:51:35 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 131 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8-31-2012 | Derek Hunter
    August 31, 2012 Clint Eastwood puts liberals in full panic mode Derek Hunter Liberals wanted nothing more than to see a divided Republican Party this week, sputtering out of Tampa and limping across the country. They didn’t get that.   What they got was a party united behind their nominee and in purpose.   This unity has caused even more panic than normal.   While waiting to interview former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, I listened to a reporter from CBS ask him three questions in a row about how he’s out of the mainstream of the party because of...
  • Susana Martinez RNC Speech Transcript and Video: Another Inspiring Republican Woman

    08/31/2012 1:47:00 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 6 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-30-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    New Mexico's Governor Susana Martinez delivered a WOW of a speech at the RNC. Republican women are awesome, and Martinez showed just how awesome. Republican women ROCK! Begin Transcript: "Thank you and good evening. On behalf of the great state of New Mexico, let me express my gratitude for being invited to speak tonight. Growing up, I never imagined a girl from a border town could one day become a governor. But this is America Y, en America todo es posible. My parents taught me to never give up and to always believe that my future could be whatever I...
  • Ten winners and ten losers at the Republican National Convention

    08/31/2012 1:30:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies
    SFGate: Politics Blog ^ | 8/31/12 | Richard Dunham
    <p>The speeches are over. The road blocks are dismantled. The delegates are heading out of town. As the debris of the week that was is swept away, let’s savor some of the high points and low points of the Republican National Convention.</p>
  • The Romney Speech - Pluses, Minuses and Question Marks

    08/31/2012 1:20:33 PM PDT · by Noremac · 8 replies
    Blasted ^ | 8/31/2012 | Richard Cameron
    Reflections on Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech; I watched Romney’s entire speech and while listening, took some mental notations. To just set the tone for my personal perspective, let me preface my thoughts with the following. First, I think the GOP nomination process served up to us a very weak and poorly qualified cast of participants. Each had some strengths, but all had more deficits than they had surpluses. With the exception of Ron Paul, every nominee, to one degree or another, had a track record that involved support of the GOP party establishment. They all had votes and positions that...
  • Clint Eastwood's Convention Schtick Draws Extreme Criticism

    08/31/2012 9:24:54 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 254 replies
    The reviews continue to pour in on Clint Eastwood’s appearance at the Republican National convention Thursday night, and "mixed" might be a charitable way to put it. One prominent Republican, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, said that he "cringed" at the performance. An unattributed release from the Romney campaign defended Eastwood, according to The Wall Street Journal: "Judging an American icon like Clint Eastwood through a typical political lens doesn’t work. His ad-libbing was a break from all the political speeches, and the crowd enjoyed it,” the statement read.
  • Ryan: 'After Four Years of Getting the Run-Around, America Needs a Turnaround' (Speech excerpts)

    08/29/2012 3:14:27 PM PDT · by GOPinCa · 66 replies
    Excerpts released by the Romney campaign from Paul Ryan's address tonight to Republican convention in Tampa, Florida: "I accept the calling of my generation to give our children the America that was given to us, with opportunity for the young and security for the old – and I know that we are ready. Our nominee is sure ready. His whole life has prepared him for this moment – to meet serious challenges in a serious way, without excuses and idle words. After four years of getting the run-around, America needs a turnaround, and the man for the job is Governor...
  • Eastwooding?

    08/31/2012 8:42:50 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 66 replies
    8/31/12 | Originalbuckeye
    Apparently there are videos being posted on the Web of people scolding an empty chair.
  • 40 Clint Eastwood Quotes on Obama

    08/31/2012 8:55:21 AM PDT · by null and void · 27 replies
    Must see
  • Palin, Fox at odds in contract negotiations?

    08/31/2012 8:30:38 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 97 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 31,2012 | Ed Morrissey
    One of the most curious developments at the Republican convention took place far away from the delegate floor. Two events appeared for a short time to be part of the same story: the announcement of the “mystery speaker,” and the sudden cancellation of Sarah Palin’s interviews on Fox News. Palin, the Republican Party’s previous VP nominee, would have provided some intriguing commentary on the night when her successor spoke, and so some — myself included — thought Palin’s spots must have been canceled because she had become a participant in this convention. When it became clear that Clint Eastwood had...
  • Marco Rubio Speech - More government less freedom!!!!!!!! [gaffe]

    08/30/2012 9:06:13 PM PDT · by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide · 122 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2012-08-30 | zombiedragon69
    Rubio's gaffe... "Let’s make sure they write that we did our part. That we chose more government instead of more freedom."
  • Ralph Reed building Christian army to defeat Obama

    08/30/2012 4:29:28 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 5 replies ^ | August. 30, 2012 | Paul Bedard
    TAMPA, Fla. - Longtime evangelical leader Ralph Reed has begun work on a massive effort to push 1.7 million Christian voters to the polls for Mitt Romney, a campaign he predicts will "change the outcome of this election." Reed spelled out his grassroots effort before conservatives gathered at the Republican National Convention. Citing statistics that some nine million evangelical and eight million Catholics did not vote in 2008, Reed said his group the Faith & Freedom Coalition will soon start targeting voters in Colorado, Iowa, North Carolina, Nevada, Ohio, Florida and Virginia.
  • Paul Ryan And The Democrats "War on Facts" (Obama Can't Handle The Truth!)

    08/31/2012 4:39:46 AM PDT · by suspects · 11 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 31, 2012 | Michael Graham
    “Dems need to hammer Ryan fast and prove clearly that he is a liar because he is a very skilled pol.” — Howard Fineman, Journalist (?) The Huffington Post To paraphrase Mark Twain, there are three kinds of liars: Liars, damned liars . . . and screaming, foamy-mouthed MSNBC hosts watching Paul Ryan speak. We have now moved into what academics might call the “post-factual” portion of the Obama campaign. For example: Tuesday night Ann Romney gives a warm, charmingly earnest speech. Obama flak Robert Gibbs calls it an “angry” night “full of insults.” What “insults?” He doesn’t say. He just says “Republicans...
  • Obama Campaign Responds to Eastwood's Empty Chair Jibe

    08/31/2012 5:26:56 AM PDT · by kristinn · 150 replies
    Friday, August 31, 2012 | Kristinn
    The Twitter account of Barack Obama responded last night to Clint Eastwood's Republican convention speech mocking Obama with an empty chair.A photo captioned "This seat's taken" was posted featuring a rear view of Obama presiding over a meeting while seated in a highback leather chair with a brass plaque on the back embossed, "THE PRESIDENT January 20, 2009"If the photo doesn't load, here's the URL:
  • Obama tweets chair pic in response to Eastwood: 'This seat's taken' [Thought he didn't watch!]

    08/31/2012 5:35:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/31/12 | Alicia Cohn
    President Obama's campaign on Friday tweeted out a picture of Obama sitting in a chair marked "the president" along with the line: "This seat's taken." The tweet follows Mitt Romney's official acceptance of the GOP presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, as well as a unique speech by Actor Clint Eastwood. Eastwood, who spoke before Romney's introduction by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), addressed an empty chair on stage throughout his speech, saying "Mr. Obama" was sitting there.
  • TRANSCRIPT: CLINT EASTWOOD at the Republican National Convention RNC GOP

    08/31/2012 5:59:12 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 23 replies ^ | Aug 30, 2012 | Clint Eastwood
    Click photo below to link to Clint Eastwood at the Republican National Convention RNC GOP On the stage is a podium and an empty chair, with an image of "the Outlaw Josie Wales" on the screen behind him. CLINT EASTWOOD: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. THANK YOU (AUDIENCE: Make my day, Make my day. Make my Day, … ) Heh, heh, heh.Save a little for Mitt. (APPLAUSE) Now, I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what’s a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there,...
  • Republican National Convention Keynote Address by Gov. Chris Christie: Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:44:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy ^ | August 28, 2012 | New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
    Full transcript of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s Keynote Address at the Republican National Convention. Thank you. Thank you. This stage and this moment are very improbable for me. A New Jersey Republican delivering the keynote address to our national convention, from a state with 700,000 more Democrats than Republicans. A New Jersey Republican stands before you tonight. Proud of my party, proud of my state and proud of my country. I am the son of an Irish father and a Sicilian mother. My Dad, who I am blessed to have with me here tonight, is gregarious, outgoing and loveable....
  • Rick Santorum: Convention Speech – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:46:56 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 1 replies ^ | August 28, 2012 | Rick Santorum
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thanks. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Bless you. Thank you. Thank you Pennsylvania. It is a great honor for me to be here tonight with the love of my wife, life, Karen, over here, and my 93-year-old mother, from Florida, and some of our children. My oldest son, John, wanted to be here tonight, but he’s a first year cadet at the Citadel, and… so I just want to say to you John, I’m proud of you son. Thank you. I am a first-generation American. At age...
  • Ann Romney’s Speech at the Republican National Convention: Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:49:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy ^ | August 28, 2012 | Ann Romney
    Well, I want to talk to you tonight not about politics and not about party. And while there are many important issues we'll hear discussed in this convention and throughout this campaign, tonight I want to talk to you from my heart about our hearts. I want to talk not about what divides us, but what holds us together as an American family. I want to talk to you tonight about that one great thing that unites us, that one thing that brings us our greatest joy when times are good, and the deepest solace in our dark hours. Tonight...
  • Ted Cruz's Speech At The Republican National Convention: Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:51:52 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 2 replies ^ | August 29, 2012 | Ted Cruz
    Good evening. I have the honor of standing before you this evening for one reason - because thousands upon thousands of grassroots activists stood united, not for a candidate, but for the sake of liberty. We’re seeing something extraordinary. Something that has dumbfounded the chattering class. It began in 2010, right here in Florida. In Utah, Kentucky, and in Pennsylvania. It continued this summer in the state of Indiana, in Nebraska, in Wisconsin. And in the Lone Star State. We are seeing a Great Awakening. A national movement of we the people, brought together by what unites us – a...
  • Mike Huckabee's Speech At The Republican National Convention – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:53:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy ^ | August 29, 2012 | Mike Huckabee
    Thank you. Thank you very much. I was so very honored to be asked to address one of this week’s themes, ``We Can Do Better.'' Then I was backstage and I heard some folks say that after hearing me speak, the delegates are going to say, ``We sure can do better than Huckabee.'' And that's when they will unanimously nominate Mitt Romney to be the next president of the United States of America. I want to say that Tampa has been a wonderful and hospitable city. And I'm grateful for all that they've done for us. But the only hitch...
  • Condoleezza Rice's Speech At The Republican National Convention – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:55:44 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 2 replies ^ | August 29, 2012 | Condoleezza Rice
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. Good evening. Good evening. Good evening. Good evening, distinguished delegates. Good evening, fellow Republicans. Good evening, my fellow Americans. We gather here at a time of significance and challenge. This young century has been a difficult one. I can remember as if it were yesterday when my young assistants came into my office at the White House to say that a plane had hit the World Trade Center, and then, a second plane, and...
  • Clint Eastwood’s Speech At The Republican National Convention - Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:57:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 7 replies ^ | August 30, 2012 | Clint Eastwood
    Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Save a little for Mitt. I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what’s a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there, left of Lenin. At least that is what people think. That is not really the case. There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it. So...
  • Gov. Jeb Bush – Convention Speech – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 6:59:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy ^ | August 30, 2012 | Gov. Jeb Bush
    Welcome to Florida! Bienvenido a Florida! This election is about the future of this nation. We can shape that future with what we do here, with what we do November 6. We can restore America's greatness. That starts with a strong economy, a smart energy policy, lower deficits, and a president who puts America's workers and job-creators first. But to have a great future - a secure future - a future that is equal to our potential as a nation, we need to do something else. We must make sure that our children and grandchildren are ready for the world...
  • Sen. Marco Rubio – Convention Speech – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 7:01:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 3 replies ^ | August 30, 2012 | Sen. Marco Rubio
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I think I just drank Clint Eastwood's water. Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you so much for having me here today and thank you so much for doing this convention here in Florida. Before I begin… Thank you. Before I begin this is such an important night for my country . Thank you so mucch - thank you so much for having me here today, and thank you so much for doing this convention here in Florida. You know, before I begin - yes, thank you - before I being, this is...
  • Gov. Mitt Romney Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention – Full Transcript

    08/31/2012 7:03:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 1 replies ^ | August 30, 2012 | Gov. Mitt Romney
    Mr. Chairman, Mr. Chairman and delegates. Mr. Chairman and delegates, I accept your nomination for President of the United States. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you’ve placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even greater responsibility. And tonight I am asking you to join me to walk together to a better future. By my side, I have chosen a man with a big heart from a small town. He represents the best of America, a man who will always make us very proud – my friend and America's next Vice President,...
  • Media Strikes Back After Dirty Harry Dares To Mock Obama (Boo Hoo, Bambi!)

    08/31/2012 7:13:23 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/30/12 | John Nolte
    Newsflash: Obama can't take a joke. But we already knew that. For four long years we've waited, hoped and prayed that some young comic would break free of the politically correct demands of The State and mock Obama the way all presidents and all people in power should be mocked. But for four long years (with a few exceptions) all we've seen instead are cowardly toadies of The State: Bill Maher, Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Chris Rock, the cast of "Saturday Night Live"… Since Obama won the presidency, comedy has pretty much gone straight to hell as our Entertainment Overlords...
  • DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz crashes RNC

    08/30/2012 1:00:57 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 112 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 8-30-2012 | Francesca Chambers
    August 30, 2012 DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz crashes RNC by Francesca Chambers Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz made a surprise visit to the Republican National Convention Center (RNC) in Tampa Thursday afternoon.Shultz somehow made it through the massive security perimeter of the convention and into the convention center where the press corps is being housed this week. The convention center is next door to the Tampa Times Forum where the official RNC activities are taking place.Dozens of reporters crowded Shultz, who was wearing a distinguishable pink suit, as she walked down the hallway...
  • What Condi Rice’s Speech Means to Christians

    08/30/2012 12:33:53 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 4 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | August 30, 2012 | JP
    As I listened to Condoleezza Rice deliver a most powerful foreign policy speech last night at the GOP convention – “Where does America stand?” she challenged – my thoughts turned to Rimsha Masih, an11-year-old Pakistani girl persecuted for her Christian faith.. She was snatched from her home in Islamabad two weeks ago, beaten and thrown in prison. Her alleged crime: Blasphemy. The accusation was made against Rimsha by a Muslim neighbor. He claimed he saw the young Christian girl burning pages of a Noorani Qaida, a textbook for beginners learning the Koran. Under Pakistan’s penal code, young Rimsha can be...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Thursday, August 30, 2012 PAUL RYAN HIT A HOMERUN

    08/30/2012 8:22:05 AM PDT · by IMissPresidentReagan · 70 replies
    The EiB Network ^ | 08/30/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    Quick post...
  • Paul Ryan's Speech in Three Words (A Community Organizer Delivers the Opposition's "Facts")

    08/30/2012 10:37:55 AM PDT · by GVnana · 8 replies ^ | 8/29/2012 | Sally Kohn
    Excerpted. " anyone paying the slightest bit of attention to facts, Ryan’s speech was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech. On this measure, while it was Romney who ran the Olympics, Ryan earned the gold. The good news is that the Romney-Ryan campaign has likely created dozens of new jobs among the legions of additional fact checkers that media outlets are rushing to hire to sift through the mountain of cow dung that flowed from Ryan’s mouth. Said fact checkers have already condemned...
  • Ryan freaks out Obamaland

    08/30/2012 10:57:57 AM PDT · by Dysart · 37 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 8-30-12 | Jen Rubin
    The Democrats are losing it, literally. The Obama camp and its surrogates are losing the fight to control the narrative about Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) They are losing the effort to distract voters through the presence at the GOP convention of Obama campaign staffers such as Robert Gibbs and Ben LaBolt, who spend their time wandering about and whining to the media here in Tampa about the “negativity” of the other side. They are losing the ability to con the media into focusing on likability, as if perceptions of Romney and Ryan wouldn’t improve after this event....
  • Live Thread: GOP Nat'l Convention Day 2 (Paul Ryan speaks tonight!)

    08/29/2012 1:47:17 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 1,260 replies
    Herald Tribune ^ | 8/29/2012 | Online Staff
    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2012 7:00 p.m. Convention convenes Call to order Introduction of Colors by Amputee Veterans of America Support Team (AVAST) Pledge of Allegiance by Brigadier General Patrick E. Rea, US Army (Ret.) National Anthem sung by Ayla Brown Invocation by Ishwar Singh Ron Paul Video Remarks by Senate Republican Leader and Convention Temporary Chairman Mitch McConnell (KY) Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY) Remarks by Christopher Devlin-Young and Jeanine McDonnell 8:00 p.m. Remarks by Senator John McCain (AZ) Remarks by Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL) and Attorney General Sam Olens (GA) Remarks by Governor Bobby Jindal (LA) Remarks...
  • Ohio and Michigan Battleground State conservatives hold key to Obama Loss

    08/29/2012 10:29:53 AM PDT · by Kfobbs · 23 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 29, 2012 | Kevin Fobbs
    America is at a crucial tipping point in its illustrious history. The socialist minded presidential principles of Obama have joined with millions of illegal aliens who have been given a presidential pass to demand entry through your gates to rights and privileges given citizens. They can ignore federal and state citizenship laws, and walk openly into your cities to demand housing in your neighborhoods. Illegal aliens can insist upon free health care at your hospitals and soon sue for the right to the keys to your child’s college education. This is not the future in America…This is America today, this...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    08/29/2012 8:05:01 AM PDT · by IMissPresidentReagan · 216 replies
    The EiB Network ^ | 08/29/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • Mia Love Speech Slams Obama at RNC - Republican National Convention

    08/28/2012 10:40:19 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 28, 2012
    VIDEO: Republican candidate for U.S. Congress (UT-04) Mia Love passionately addresses the Republican National Convention on the American dream: "The America I grew up knowing was centered in self-reliance and filled with possibilities of living the American dream."
  • VIDEO: Artur Davis Speech Republican National Convention RNC

    08/28/2012 7:49:45 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/28/12 | Artur Davis
    Video of speech HERE.