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  • Will America reelect Obama, a two-bit banana republic dictator?

    10/06/2012 3:26:02 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 7 replies
    10-6-12 | johnwk
    .At the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 18, 1787, a Mrs. Powel anxiously awaited the results and as Benjamin Franklin emerged from the long task now finished asked him directly, `Well, Doctor, what have we got? A republic or a monarchy?' `A republic, if you can keep it,' responded Franklin. Indeed, most of the domestic miseries which America`s labor, businesses and investors now suffer are traceable to irrefutable violations of our constitutionally limited Republican Form of Government. During the past four years President Obama and his Administration has taken it upon themselves to not only ignore...
  • Information on Malyasia and people requested

    10/06/2012 3:12:09 PM PDT · by wjcsux · 34 replies
    self | 6 October 2012 | self
    I met a woman from Malyasia about a month ago. I met her on one of the Christian social sites. So far she seems to be the real thing. She hasn't tried hitting me up for anything. From all indications, she appears to be who she says she is. I am taking all of the normal precautions one would take in this situation and using due diligence.She is a Christian and was born in the U.S. Her mother is from here and her father is from Malyasia. She has lived most of her life there. She works in the medical...
  • Election Voter’s Guides, Conservative Values?

    10/06/2012 2:49:31 PM PDT · by EaglesNestHome
    I like to make informed decisions about candidates, but sometimes it is difficult to sift through sound bites, propaganda and media bias. What do the individual candidates really stand for, and what is their record? It is especially difficult finding any local information about judicial races. I spent long hours looking for voter’s guides, with specific information to make informed election decisions. One helpful resource is Citizens for Community Values (CCV), .Who is CCV? “Citizens for Community Values (CCV) exists to promote Judeo-Christian moral values, and to reduce destructive behaviors contrary to those values, through education, active community partnership,...
  • Latest Unemployment Data Said to Prove Obama's Economic Policies Are Working

    10/06/2012 2:15:09 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Though the number of new jobs created during the month of September was a paltry 114,000, the official unemployment rate fell from an August rate of 8.1% to 7.8%. With an estimated 120,000 entering the ranks of new job seekers each month based on population growth, the drop in the official rate of unemployment has been credited to a surge of 800,000 new part-time jobs. This was hailed by the President's Council of Economic Advisers chairman Alan Krueger as a sign that the President's plan is working. “Most people I know would prefer to work fewer, not more hours each...
  • Fact checking the fact checkers.

    10/06/2012 2:11:02 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 9 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 10/6/2012 | Moneyrunner
    Fact-checking is evolving from a newspaper dominated activity to a favorite sport on the Internet. After all, all it takes is a computer and a search engine. One of the most popular activities is fact-checking the fact-checkers in the media. I thought I would give it a go after reading the fact-checkers at, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, a blatantly Liberal organization. This should not surprise anyone since higher ed lists so far Left that Columbia Professor Nicholas De Genova only made news on the Right when he proclaimed "The only...
  • U.S. Jobs Deficit Improves by 1,000 in September

    10/06/2012 1:50:35 PM PDT · by NaturalBornConservative · 4 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | October 6, 2012 | Larry Walker Jr
    Measuring Relevance:: The U.S. Jobs Deficit declined by 73,000 in September, however since it increased by 72,000 just one month prior, the result was a net improvement of an entire 1,000 jobs since July.- By: Larry Walker, Jr. - The ever elusive jobs deficit rose from 11,760,000 in July to 11,832,000 in August, and then pulled back to 11,759,000 based on yesterday’s Employment Situation Report. Employers added 114,000 jobs for the month, while the July and August figures were revised upward by 86,000. Thus, the U.S. realized a net gain of an even 200,000 Nonfarm jobs in September. And, since...
  • Debate lie detector results

    10/06/2012 12:45:50 PM PDT · by rawcatslyentist · 14 replies ^ | Oct 5 2012 | Voice Analysis Technologies, LLC.
    Here are the results of the lie detector test conducted by Voice Analysis Technologies, LLC. Any questions on these results can be directed to them at Read more
  • A Breath Of Fresh Air.

    10/06/2012 12:23:53 PM PDT · by · 1 replies ^ | October 6 2012 | Skip MacLure
    That whooshing sound you heard, after the first presidential debate on Wednesday night, was the collective exhalation of the breath of every Patriot Tea Party member in the nation. We’d all hoped that Mitt Romney would at least hold his own with the ‘Anointed One’, whose brilliance, we had been assured by the Lame Stream Press, eclipsed that of all mortal men. To my absolute delight, after the first few minutes, it became readily apparent that Mitt Romney not only had the effrontery to challenge the media messiah… he neatly filleted him… in a gentlemanly sort of way. It’s what...
  • Obama Economic Policies Exposed

    10/06/2012 11:16:18 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-05-12 | Warren Beatty
    Democrat/liberal/progressive (a very pejorative term) readers, when reading the following facts, will say “See” without thinking about the consequences for their favorite economic policy-maker, President Barack Hussein Hubris “kill list” Obama. What are these facts? I thought y’all would never ask. According to a September 12, 2012, Census Bureau report: Changes in income for the lowest two quintiles were not statistically significant, meaning the decline in 2010 of 1 percent was relatively unchanged. Income declined by about 1.5 percent for the middle and fourth quintiles. Income increased 1.9 percent for the highest quintile. So only the highest income earners saw...
  • Will Obama betray the U.S. in "October Surprise" deal with Iran?

    10/06/2012 10:04:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/6/2012 | Doug Book
    A former CIA operative and spy in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is reporting that a deal has been struck between Barack Obama and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to Reza Kahlili, “Iran could announce a temporary halt to uranium enrichment before next month’s U.S. election in a move to save Barack Obama’s presidency.” (1) Kahlili’s source for this story reports that a 3 member team of negotiators representing President Obama met this week with a Khamenei representative in Qatar. They asked that the Iranian leader “…announce a halt to enrichment, even if temporary, before the Nov. 6 election.” In...
  • U.S. Launches 'Flagship Project' to Reform Mexican Justice System

    10/06/2012 8:51:46 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 19 replies
    U,S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Oct. 6, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    Continued modernization of the Mexican criminal justice system purportedly will help stem "the drug-fueled violence that has threatened citizens on both sides of the border," according to the Obama Administration. Obama through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) consequently has launched a new program called the Mexico Promoting Justice Project, also known as PROJUST, which will attempt system reform in several Mexican states. PROJUST will infuse an unspecified level of additional taxpayer dollars to "support comprehensive criminal justice reform that adheres to Mexican and international human rights standards implemented at state and federal levels." USAID/Mexico seeks to enhance broader...
  • Too Little, Too Late: the FBI finally gets access to the murder scene in Benghazi

    10/06/2012 8:06:13 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | October 6th, 2012 | Jim Emerson
    Three weeks after the attacks on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya the FBI finally arrived on the scene under the protection of the U.S. Military, most likely Marines. The crime scene was pretty much looted before the team arrived. The three week delay is being spun as American and Libyans officials declared the area unsafe and that the FBI was in fear of its own safety, which begs the question, do they have an office in Detroit? The visit was conducted in secret, with a military escort as not to alert terrorist to their presence. In the meantime Libyan...
  • Joel Gilbert Really Is Lying To You (Dreams From My Real Father)

    10/06/2012 7:27:23 AM PDT · by Tex-Con-Man · 23 replies
    Barackryphal ^ | 10/06/12 | Loren Collins
    "Dreams From My Real Father" is one giant hoax continues... (Title and graphic inspired by Joel Gilbert) At the end of my last post, I mentioned that I had two developments in my research on Joel Gilbert that came too late to be included in my initial series on him and his movie, and so I would be following up with those two. This is the first of those developments. In Part 5 of my series, "Joel Gilbert's Phantom Evidence", I discussed a number of claims that don't actually appear in Dreams From My Real Father, but which Joel Gilbert...
  • Millennials Largely Oppose Affirmative Action

    10/06/2012 6:38:59 AM PDT · by eagleye85 · 7 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | October 6, 2012 | Bethany Stotts
    With the Supreme Court due to consider Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin this coming week, cases for and against affirmative action have been dominating the education news cycle. The progressive Century Foundation recently issued a report arguing that the Supreme Court will likely greatly restrict racial preferences in college admissions. Instead, argue the liberal authors, it’s time to use class-based admissions policies and other indirect ways to create “diversity” on campus. You can read my recent blog entry, “Racial Preferences Under Review,” for more details on this Supreme Court case and The Century Foundation’s proposals. A recent poll...
  • Friday Afternoon Roundup - The Wind from the East

    10/06/2012 5:21:14 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 2 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | October 05, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF The Yalta Conference briefing book stated that the United States did not favor any Chinese political faction, but only “a broadly representative government which will bring about internal unity, including reconcilement of Kuomintang-Communist differences.” In an echo familiar from countless modern-day speeches about American allies in the Middle East, political reform was touted as the best defense against Communism. And by political reform, Truman meant bringing the Communists into the government for a peaceful and unified China. American aid to the Nationalists was explicitly conditioned on their acceptance of that form of peace and unity. Political...
  • Study: ‘Green’ cars might cause as much or more pollution than gas cars

    10/06/2012 4:53:56 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 5, 2012 | Jessica Stanton
    Electric cars might cause as much or more pollution than conventional gas vehicles, according to researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. According to a study published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology, “the production phase of electric vehicles proved substantially more environmentally intensive” than the production process for traditional gas-powered cars. Specifically, the study found that electric car factories can emit more toxic waste than gas-burning car factories. And greenhouse gas emissions rise exponentially if coal is used to produce the electricity necessary to charge “green” vehicles, according to the study. The researchers compared the overall life-cycle...
  • First Post-Debate Poll Brings FIVE POINT Bounce for Romney

    10/06/2012 4:35:22 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 6, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Whoomp there it is: polling results just up at the National Journal, comparing samples taken on Tuesday vs Thursday, book-ending the debate night: Tues Oct 2: Obama 49   Romney 45    Obama +4  Thurs Oct 4: Obama 46  Romney 47   Romney +1  (Clarus Research/590 Likely Voters/4% margin-for-error) Anxiously awaiting more of the same... Another interesting development is absentee ballot requests: as noted at Ace of Spades, Iowa is running a D+77,000 margin at this point in time. Yet while the media keeps telling us this is gonna be 2008-The-Sequel, ballot requests were at D+100k just a week ago, and the trend ain't their friend  Democrats enjoyed a +150k...
  • Korea Tense As Kim Jong-un Defects

    10/06/2012 12:44:39 AM PDT · by GeronL · 32 replies
    Associated Posers ^ | 10-06-2012 | geronl
    (Associated Posers) – SEOUL, South Korea – A suspected North Korean soldier who killed his platoon and company commanders before crossing the border into South Korea has been identified as Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea. South Korean authorities now say that Kim Jong-un was a puppet all along for a small cabal of military leaders. The defection of Kim Jong-un from North Korea is a serious blow to that hermit kingdom, leaving the survival of the communist state in serious doubt. Kim Jong-un has reportedly told Seoul authorities that the real political power in the country are...
  • Dems Scramble to Explain Obama Debate Defeat

    10/05/2012 11:25:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 44 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Going into this week's first presidential debate Democrats were confident that the most brilliant man to ever hold the office would easily trounce his challenger. However, 67% of voters who saw the debate judged Romney to have won. Only 25% saw Obama as the winner. Obama campaign strategist, David Axelrod blamed debate moderator Jim Lehrer for allowing Romney “too much leeway. Time after time the President was left to fend for himself against repeated attacks on his policies. Lehrer failed to come to the President's aid despite numerous opportunities to do so.” Axelrod expressed the hope that “our other friends...
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings Attacks Tea Party (Threatens with prosecution)

    10/05/2012 9:07:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | October 5, 2012 | Christian Adams
    Rep. Elijah Cummings needs someone in his office that knows election law to write his next letter attacking the Tea Party. This week, Cummings sent a nastygram letter to the Houston based Tea Party group True the Vote. The organization has been working to clean up the voter rolls of dead and ineligible voters. Apparently this sort of civic minded volunteerism rubbed Cummings the wrong way. The Baltimore Sun reported his threats to a group of law-abiding private citizens: In a letter to Texas-based True the Vote, the Baltimore Democrat argues that the group and its affiliates have been unsuccessful...
  • Media Research Center (MRC) 25th DisHonors Awards Gala on CSPAN-2 NOW (8:30pm CT)

    10/05/2012 6:34:31 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 4 replies
    CSPAN-2 ^ | 9-27-12
  • A Miracle! 114K New Jobs Employ 450K People! [Satire]

    10/05/2012 4:29:03 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 23 replies
    Big Hairy News ^ | October 5, 2012 | Scooter Van Neuter
    WASHINGTON (BHN) - In what can only be described as a miracle, the September federal government jobs report shows that over 456,000 people gained employment through the creation of only 114,000 new positions! "Never in history have we witnessed a sudden creation of thousands of single job positions employing multiple individuals," said one business analyst. "It might be a miracle from God, but it's going to be a real b- for accounting." Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis bristled at the barrage of accusations accusing the Obama administration of artificially inflating employment numbers a month before elections, telling reporters, "No, really,...
  • He’s Done [Reader Post]

    10/05/2012 4:03:22 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 29 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-05-12 | Brad Neugart
    The One Is DoneDuring the Denver debate Obama came off as if he knows the game is over. His body language has been described as disengaged, disinterested, sleepy, off his game, etc. Nonsense. This man simply no longer wants the job. He just had his Roberto Duran No Mas moment.President Obama doesn't want to work hard. He just wants to play. He is a delegator which isn’t necessarily a bad thing as long as those surrounding him pulling the levers are up to the task. Unfortunately, and at great expense of the American people his staff is filled with neophytes...
  • Fed Policies Encourage Households to Take On More Federal Student Loans

    10/05/2012 3:12:18 PM PDT · by whitedog57 · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 10/05/2012 | Snakeeyes Econ
    Consumer credit in the U.S. rose more than forecast in August, propelled by a surge in borrowing for education and automobiles. The $18.12 billion rise, the most in three months, followed a revised $2.5 billion decrease in July, Federal Reserve figures showed today in Washington. The median forecast called for a $7.25 billion increase. The pickup in non-revolving borrowing, which includes student and automobile loans, was accompanied by the first gain in revolving credit in three months. Consumers took advantage of declining interest rates to buy vehicles, while higher gasoline prices helped push up the value of their credit-card borrowing....
  • After debate disaster, Hollywood, Altitude Gore to Obama’s Rescue

    10/05/2012 1:27:49 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 4 replies ^ | October 5, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    After a pathetic debate performance, liberals are no longer so confident that Barack Obama is a lock for re-election. Until the showdown on stage in Denver, liberals had been quite confident their man would prevail, citing battleground state polls that favored the President. Seems they popped the champagne bottles too early as new polls show Romney received a bump from his strong showing in the first debate.
  • Only a Fringe Kook would Buy these OLabor Numbers

    10/05/2012 11:43:58 AM PDT · by publius321 · 18 replies ^ | 10/5/2012 | Scott Ryan
    To the shock of very few, the Labor Department came out with some help for Barack Obama today. (Not that the numbers are good but the degree of the move is dubious.) Knowing how adroit Obama and his 3rd world administration are at using federal agencies to usurp power, they probably had these employment numbers planned as their "ace in the hole" long before the Wednesday night debate. If Obama had performed competently in the debate, I have little doubt the numbers would have been calculated differently. What fool wouldn't believe that this administration WOULD NOT cook the books to...
  • IL: Struggling Illinois coal industry excited about Romney

    10/05/2012 11:20:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 2 replies
    Illinois ^ | Oct 4, 2012 | Jayette Bolinski
    IL: Struggling Illinois coal industry excited about Romney By Jayette Bolinski / October 4, 2012 / The Illinois coal industry, struggling since the federal government cracked down on the burning of high-sulfur coal, is excited about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who says he supports the industry. SPRINGFIELD — When it comes to Illinois coal, a lot is riding on the outcome of the November presidential election between Democrat President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. To put it simply, if you’re for coal in Illinois, then you can’t be for Obama, said Phil Gonet, president of the Illinois...
  • Another Commie Skeleton In Chairman Obama's Closet

    10/05/2012 11:15:53 AM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 40 replies
    Alan Levy, Sales Rep of Middling Worth By Day, Right Wing Avenger By Night | 10/5/12 | Alan Levy
    Recently, The Daily Caller released an unedited video of America's First Foreign Born President, Barack Hussein Obama, giving a speech (in what Ann Coulter accurately calls his "Malcolm X voice") at Hampton College in 2007. In this video, the future Chairman Obama yapped about a lot of things, from accusing the US government of letting black folks suffer during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to how wonderful Jew hater Jeremiah Wright is. In short, it was a glimpse into the evil and hatred that makes up the former Barry Soetoro. Now, for most Conservatives, much of what was revealed wasn't...
  • The Myth of Campus Concealed Carry

    10/05/2012 10:19:37 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies
    Flopping Aces | 10-04-12 | CJ
    The Texas legislature failed to pass a bill during the last term that legalized concealed carry on state college campuses. A Texas State University liberal named Ravi Venkataraman recently wrote an op-ed in the The University Star opposing any legislation that would allow students to legally defend themselves on campus. "Concealed carry should be banned from university campuses because it is not an effective shield against mass shooting-type occurrences," said Venkataraman in the opening statement of his gun control diatribe. No weapon will ever be "an effective shield against mass shooting-type occurrences." That's not what concealed carry (or open carry)...
  • Chris (Tingles) Matthews Hysterical Meltdown Mirrors Mainstream Media Panic

    10/05/2012 8:37:00 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 28 replies
    Bias: Their ideological champion having been verbally undressed by a competent challenger, the tingles that used to run up the legs of the mainstream media have been replaced by the mother of all anxiety attacks. Perhaps Clint Eastwood's chair would have given a better and less-wooden debate performance than President Obama did Wednesday in Denver, site of his coronation in 2008 amid faux Greek columns and with a full set of TelePrompters loaded with slogans on hope and change. As GOP challenger Mitt Romney masterfully and relentlessly pummeled an emperor revealed to have no clothes with incontrovertible facts and figures...
  • Contracting Helps Cash-Strapped City Add More Police Officers For Less Money — And Better Service

    10/05/2012 8:28:44 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 6 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 10/3/2012 | Tom Gantert
    For eight consecutive years, the city of Pontiac broke the law by spending more for police services than it budgeted. According to the city records, Pontiac violated the State Budget Act from 2002 to 2009 and was part of the reason why an emergency financial manager was appointed in 2009. In August 2011, Emergency Manager Lou Schimmel worked out an arrangement where the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office took over as provider of police services for Pontiac. The sheriff’s office brought in the existing 50 Pontiac police officers and re-hired 13 other former Pontiac police officers who had been laid off,...
  • It’s October Obama is still shoring up his African American base and he’s leading?

    10/05/2012 8:13:11 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 4 replies ^ | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Barack Obama is losing support in the African American community over the issue of Gay “marriage.” The proof of this is that here, in October Obama’s team is busy shoring up support within their African American base. On May 7, Obama “evolved” again and announced that he supported Gay “marriage.” Immediately he and his handlers recognized that selling out the loyalty of his Black base for contributions from Gay donors would be significant. Because they are irreligious, (Democrats don’t understand people of faith) they didn’t know how significant. They were caught completely by surprise when Black ministers like Rev. William...
  • HUGE, Ebullient 'Fire-Code' Crowd Cheer Romney and Ryan in Virginia

    10/05/2012 8:09:07 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 5, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    There's definitely a fresh swagger in Mitt Romney's step after his pluperfect debate performance, but as the over-over-flow crowd that greeted he and his running mate in Fisherville VA will surely tell you, he's not the only one fired-up by that superb presentation of the conservative message at the University of Denver on Wednesday:  Trace Atkins warmed 'em up in Fisherville, and the NRA bestowed their endorsement upon the GOP presidential ticket... then the big boys hit the stage. And blogger/columnist Stacy McCain was on the scene first hand, once he fought his way on in, anyway: Last night’s...
  • Vas Is Das? U3 Unemployment Falls to 7.8% But U6 Unemployment Remains at 14.7%

    10/05/2012 8:01:19 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 21 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 10/05/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    President Obama is speaking at George Mason University today (traffic is insane!). He has a long awaited jobs one-liner: the U3 unemployment rate fell to 7.8%. He probably won’t mention that U6 unemployment, the more indicative measure of true unemployment, remained at 14.7%. This is due to a large increase in the number of workers working part time for economic reasons. Change in nonfarm payrolls rose by 114,000. Hardly comforting given the 12,088,000 unemployed. And remember that the survey of households uncovered an additional 800,000 jobs this month, 187,000 of which government workers. [This reminds me of the miraculous appearance...
  • Shock Assassination In Narcoland; Son Of Prominent Politician Slain In Border Town

    10/05/2012 7:29:07 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 3 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 10/05/12 | Friends of Ours
    The 25-year-old son of the former head of Mexico's national Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has been assassinated in the border state of Coahuila as reported by Richard Fausset for the Los Angeles Times: "the body of Jose Eduardo Moreira Rodriguez was discovered by police late Wednesday on a rural road outside of Ciudad Acuña -- across the Rio Grande from the west Texas town of Del Rio -- shortly after he was reported missing." Moreira was the oldest son of Humberto Moreira, the former governor of Coahuila, who resigned last December as the president of the PRI "after being embroiled...
  • Affordable Government and Other Impossibilities

    10/05/2012 4:39:25 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 9 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Oct 4, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Affordable is a dangerous word. Loan sharks always advertise their services as affordable. So do all sorts of "Get It Now - Pay Later" businesses. If it's affordable, the cost is often hidden or it's not worth even its affordable cost. Often both. And that's because the easiest people to rip off are the people who can't afford things. They are the ones likely to get it now and then keep paying for it later even years after realizing that they didn't want it in the first place. We are now living in the age of affordable government where we...
  • Just Voted ROMNEY-RYAN, My Friends...

    10/05/2012 4:18:06 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 5, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Straight GOP right down the ballot... from president to dog-catcher! btw, voting absentee in a MAJOR battleground state, and damn proud to partake in the opening volley... ________________________________________________________________________ Hey Barry, that lil' debate spanky was just the beginning-  gonna to roll you to the curb!!! That's not just bluster: although some Republicans grew skittish watching Obama outspend Romney by as much as 50% on the airwaves to this point, RNC/Romney/Rove PAC money has mostly been saved for an all-out advertising assault in the closing weeks of the campaign ($200M+). While also many GOPers fret that Romney should have established a lead over such a lame candidate/record...
  • The Agony of Defeat

    10/05/2012 3:56:51 AM PDT · by Lexluthor69 · 5 replies
    The Silent Majority ^ | 10-05-12 | J.D. Longstreet
    It was a long time coming but FINALLY Romney is showing some fire in the belly! It blazed in the first debate with Obama and it utterly flummoxed Obama and angered the democrats. It was a beautiful thing! Conservatives have been BEGGING for Romney to begin swinging hay-makers at Obama. Even more enjoyable than seeing Obama's lunch eaten by Romney was to see the deflation of the democrat spin doctors, pundits, and apologists. They had bought into their own PR and their own propaganda and when it turned out to be untrue, they were totally dumb-founded. Apparently, they actually believed...
  • Obama Didn’t Let Liberals Down, Liberalism Did

    10/04/2012 9:44:03 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 3 replies ^ | 10/05/12 | CaroleL
    For the past twenty-four hours, the mainstream media and other supporters of President Barack Obama have been trying to figure out why their candidate lost Wednesday night's debate. Some blamed his professorial manner. Others blamed his body language. Al Gore even blamed the altitude in Denver. But the truth is Mr. Obama was not able to defend his record or make a case for extending his presidency because he, and those who support him, are just plain wrong. The president didn't let liberals down. The ideology they share with him did. Few if any have been better suited to carry...
  • Veteran PBS Newsman Jim Lerher Arrested

    10/04/2012 9:34:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | 10/04/12 | Opiate of the People
    Long-time PBS anchor Jim Lerher was arrested today after being connected with an inflammatory broadcast which has incited verbal violence and unrest throughout the United States and Europe. The broadcast, which appeared unexpectedly over many US television stations, superficially seems to be a debate between US president Barack Obama and an unnamed other person, possibly the president's debate coach John Kerry. However, the incendiary and invidious intent of the presentation soon makes itself obvious. Mr. Lerher, who appears in the role of moderator, continually allows the opponent to berate and insult the president by citing the latter's record as chief...
  • Obama: Our greatest National Security Risk

    10/04/2012 6:56:51 PM PDT · by publius321 · 8 replies ^ | 10/4/2012 | Scott Ryan
    Is Obama our own Idi Amin? America's Last King of Scotland? His desperation is a cause for concern... (continued)
  • America's Warriors Being Denied The Right To Vote By Obama Administration

    10/04/2012 4:09:26 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 4 replies
    Election 2012: Indifference of the administration and the Defense Department will cause a record low military vote this year, particularly in swing states. Those who protect our right to vote deserve better. A new report by the Military Voter Protection Project found that absentee ballot requests by the military have dropped significantly since 2008 and are on track to make 2012 a record low for the military vote. As of Sept. 22, requests were down 46% in Florida, 70% in Virginia and 70% in Ohio. "These are (the) lowest numbers we've seen in the last decade," Eric Eversole, founder and...
  • Top Five Obama-Biden Tax Hikes Burying the Middle Class

    10/04/2012 2:56:36 PM PDT · by 92nina
    ATR ^ | 2012-10-03 | John Kartch and Ryan Ellis
    The following are the top five tax increases on the middle class signed into law by the Obama-Biden administration: 1. The Obamacare Individual Mandate Non-Compliance Tax: Starting in 2014, anyone not buying “qualifying” health insurance – as defined by President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services -- must pay an income surtax to the IRS. The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that six million American families will be liable for the tax, and as pointed out by the Associated Press: “Most would be in the middle class.” In addition, 100 percent of Americans filing a tax return (140 million...
  • Mitt Romney the Intimidator

    10/04/2012 1:26:58 PM PDT · by kathsua · 20 replies
    Town Hall ^ | October 04, 2012 | reasonmclucus
    Megyn Kelly on Fox made an interesting observation on the first debate. Mitt Romney would watch Barack Obama during the debate while Obama tended to look at Jim Lehrer or the cameras. I had halfway noticed this situation during the debate but didn't really consider the implications until she commented. I went back and fast forwarded through the debate. Romney would look at Obama for significant periods, but Obama only occasionally glanced at Romney before looking away or looking down. An obvious explanation for Obama not looking at Romney is that Obama felt intimidated by Romney. The debates cannot resolve...
  • Debate, 10/3/12

    10/04/2012 1:14:43 PM PDT · by kathsua · 2 replies
    The Lehrer debate on Wednesday, October 3, was an utter disaster for Obama. He seemed to be saying, "I HATE this job. Get me out of here so I can play golf and hang with my peeps." It was the worst performance by an incumbent President in my experience...maybe the worst performance by ANY candidate, including the awful job Walter Mondale did in '84. Romney is no Ronald Reagan, but he appeared "presidential" and in full control of the facts. Obama, on the other hand, told obvious lies over an over and Romney even called him on them a time...
  • Alan Keyes: Should Black Americans say No to both Romney and Obama?

    10/04/2012 12:53:34 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    Renew America ^ | October 4, 2012 | Alan Keyes
    Should Black Americans say No to both Romney and Obama? - A post for one and all The most tragically appalling thing about the choice the elitist faction has contrived for this election year is that both the Democratic and Republican candidates for President deeply betray the core constituency they are presuming to represent. I thought of this some time ago as I read about the pastors, black American Christians, who see go good choice for black American Christians in this year's Presidential election. [snip] But I forget myself. If you've read this far, you're wondering how this thread weaves...
  • Maybe someone should ask Obama what papers and magazines HE reads

    10/04/2012 12:29:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 4, 2012 | Libby Sternberg
    Some on the left think PBS moderator Jim Lehrer was partly to blame for the president’s poor showing in the first debate with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. No, it wasn’t Lehrer’s lack of control of the debaters—if anything, the free-roaming sparring of the candidates versus a micromanaged back-and-forth was refreshing. But the Obama campaign might want to pin some blame on the media in general for giving the president such an easy ride over the past four years. The president was completely unprepared for substantive push-back and thus ended up looking like the proverbial deer in the headlights during...
  • Ask GM Bondholders and Delphi Retirees About Obama's 'Economic Patriotism'

    10/04/2012 11:52:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | October 4, 2012 | Mark Modica
    President Obama called for a "new economic patriotism" during last night's presidential debate. Well, hold on to your wallets as this new buzz phrase seems to be a euphemism for "wealth redistribution." Just ask old General Motors bondholders or non-unionized Delphi retirees about how Obama's so-called "shared sacrifices" are more about cronyism than patriotism. President Obama is campaigning on a platform that constantly touts everyone "paying a fair share and having a fair shot." Unfortunately for those that do not belong to a politically-favored class, the Obama Administration gets to determine what is fair. This was evidenced during the GM...
  • Talking Point of the Day?

    10/04/2012 11:42:59 AM PDT · by GeronL · 14 replies
    Facebook ^ | 10-04-2012 | geronl
    Today on Facebook I ran across an Australian wondering why Big Bird came up in a debate. Then a liberal pops up and spits out a talking point. I guess this is one of the meme's the Obamites have been told to use. After I defended the defunding of PBS she only had one ad hominem attack left. and don't worry, I don't care about having my name out there in the internet, since they seem to get it wrong anyways.
  • Last night, Mitt Romney lost. Yes, you read that right (commenters are having a field day w/ this)

    10/04/2012 11:37:49 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 39 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | October 4, 2012 | Dan Hodges
    Barack Obama won last night’s debate. Or to be more precise, Mitt Romney lost it. That’s obviously not the conventional view of the commentators or pollsters, who gave the GOP candidate a clear win. But that doesn’t matter. He still lost. There are three reasons why Romney experienced a soft implosion of his already tenuous electoral chances. First, there was no “gotcha moment”. Before the debate every political analyst, be they from the Left or Right, agreed that Romney had to land a knockout blow, which he didn’t. There was no major presidential gaffe. No glancing at watches, sighing or...