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  • Glenn Beck Reveals the Candidate He Believes Has the ‘Gravitas’ to Win the Election

    12/04/2015 12:16:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 4, 2015 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    Glenn Beck predicted Friday that he believes conservative voters will look to Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz “when it comes down to it,” because he has the “gravitas” to win the election. “I think it’s going to be Cruz when it comes down to it,” he said on The Glenn Beck Radio Program. “When you go in and you have to vote and you’re looking at today’s world, who do you think has the gravitas to really pull this off?” Beck went on to say he believes Cruz is “serious enough” to be president of the United States...
  • Breaking: Tomahawks and Airstrikes Against Syria Commence

    09/22/2014 6:27:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 334 replies
    Fox News | 9/22/2014
    No link now, they are just announcing it now.
  • Stand Up, Chuck! Todd Says Biden Has 'Gravitas' Going For Him In Debate

    10/11/2012 10:02:37 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    I say "Joe Biden," you say . . . . Joke? Gaffe machine? Not Chuck Todd. In his pre-game commentary for tonight's debate, the NBC political director claimed that, as with Cheney versus Edwards and Bentsen versus Quayle, Bidenmatched up against Paul Ryanhas "gravitas" going for him. View the video and a list of some of Grandpa Gravitas's most famous gaffes here.
  • Gearing up for Cheneys book release

    08/12/2011 11:17:33 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 15 replies
    WashPost ^ | 8-11-11 | Steven Levingston
    Dick Cheneys publisher, media companies and readers are gearing up for the Aug. 30 release of the former vice presidents much-anticipated memoir. Simon & Schusters conservative imprint, Threshold, has released the cover image for In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir and promises that Cheney for the first time opens up about a life and career in politics. Media companies are scrambling to land interviews with the former vice president. NBC news will do a multi-part sitdown with the author starting with a prime time Dateline interview on Aug. 29. That will be followed the next day by Cheneys...
  • Michele Bachmann's Outside Business Savvy

    06/15/2011 8:22:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies · 1+ views ^ | June 15, 2011 | John Ransom
    If either the GOP contenders or President Obama plan on dismissing Michele Bachmanns candidacy out of hand because she represents the Tea Party, they ought to think twice.In the war of economics and business, where these campaigns will likely be won or lost, Bachmann has shown the strongest practical grasp on issues of the American economy vs. any of the candidates in the race. Certainly she has the academic and business experience for her views on the economy to be taken seriously."After high school, meanwhile, the disciplined Bachmann spent time on a Kibbutz in Israel, graduated from Winona State University...
  • Sarah Palin & the Vanishing Sphere: Fallout from dwindling private sector makes for easy prophecy

    04/26/2011 1:17:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Human Events ^ | April 26, 2011 | John Hayward
    The New York Sun has an article today called Sarah Palin for the Fed? in which they discuss how the former governor of Alaska and 2008 vice-presidential candidate has been running rings around all of Barack Obamas high-priced, high-powered, ideologically impeccable financial men: The big question as Chairman Bernanke gets set for his first quarterly press conference is how Sarah Palin was able to figure out sooner than everyone else that the Federal Reserves campaign of quantitative easing wouldnt work. Disappointment in the Feds policies is being reported this morning at the top of page one of the New York...
  • Liberals, This Is Proof That Sarah Palin Has Executive Experience: I Present Her Record

    11/17/2010 1:06:43 PM PST · by Retired Intelligence Officer · 62 replies · 2+ views ^ | Nov 17, 2010
    Governor Sarah Palins Record That Gave Her A 90% Approval Rating: Energy Independence, Development, and Environmental Stewardship *Governor Palins cornerstone accomplishment is AGIA (Alaska Gasline Inducement Act). During the Palin administration, TransCanada and Exxon formed an alliance to build a natural gas pipeline from Alaska to the Lower 48. Under Governor Palins governance, the project was expanded and revised from what previous governors had proposed with an open policy process for the Alaskan people. More progress was made on this effort than in the previous 30 years. This is the largest private sector infrastructure project in North American history and...
  • Karl Rove: Sarah Palins reality TV show doesnt exactly lend her presidential gravitas

    10/27/2010 7:35:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 155 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/27/2010 | Allahpundit
    First came the criticism of O’Donnell on the night she won the primary, then came the knock on tea partiers for being unsophisticated, which earned him Rush’s ire. Now this.Is he … trying to alienate grassroots conservatives? And if so, why? “With all due candour, appearing on your own reality show on the Discovery Channel, I am not certain how that fits in the American calculus of ‘that helps me see you in the Oval Office’,” Mr Rove told The Daily Telegraph in an interview.He added that the promotional clip for Sarah Palin’s Alaska could be especially detrimental to any...
  • Skydiver crashes through Texas condo roof, dies

    03/25/2010 7:07:28 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies · 1,250+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 25
    PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) -- A skydiver whose parachute collapsed as he was photographing skydiving tandems has died after crashing through a condo roof in Texas. Witnesses say the man's parachute opened but collapsed when he turned into the wind to land in Port Aransas, a coastal town about 15 miles northeast of Corpus Christi.
  • Biden Reveals Location of Secret VP Bunker

    05/17/2009 10:51:35 AM PDT · by Doogle · 121 replies · 3,684+ views
    FOX news ^ | 05/17/09 | Doogle
    The vice president, well-known for his verbal gaffes, confirms at a dinner the existence and location of a secret hidden bunker that Cheney is believed to have used after the 9/11 attacks.
  • Biden Begs: No Swimming Pools!

    03/19/2009 11:21:05 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 69 replies · 1,971+ views
    Biden Begs: No Swimming Pools! Posted by Mark Knoller | Comments Looking to strike fear and compliance in the hearts of local officials, Vice President Joe Biden warns that if they use money from the economic stimulus fund to build what he regards as the wrong kind of projects, Ill show up in your city and say this was a stupid idea. No swimming pools! he implored. No tennis courts! he begged. No golf courses! he pleaded. No Frisbee parks! he exhorted. This cant be government as usual, he told an assemblage of local officials invited to the White House...
  • Gravitas from an idiot like Joe Biden? Please!

    01/20/2009 5:22:49 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 13 replies · 1,315+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | Jan. 20th, 2009 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    When George Bush selected Dick Cheney as his running mate in 2000, the braying asses in the media decided he made the choice to add gravitas to his ticket. Bush was a twice elected governor of Texas, and managing the second largest state economy in the country. He had run the Texas Rangers baseball team and had served honorably in the Texas Air National Guard. Nevertheless, the Democrats media cheeerleaders immediately latched on to the word gravitas like a child learning a new word. The media spewed an endless stream of stupid comments about how the well accomplished Bush needed...
  • Gravitas: Obama need not apply.

    10/12/2008 12:15:11 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 4 replies · 329+ views
    10/12/08 | jdfromny
    An old 'Rat word the last few elections. Thought I'd dust it off. They won't be throwing this one out there this year. Wouldn't want to confuse their base with anything larger than "change". gravitas n. Substance; weightiness A serious or dignified demeanor Bottom line "my friends", O'Bomba ain't got it.
  • Didn't the Democrats say...?

    10/10/2008 11:13:08 AM PDT · by Two Kids' Dad · 3 replies · 299+ views
    Two Kids' Dad | 10/10/2008 | self
    Back in 2000 the Democrats were all in agreement that it was of paramount importance to have a man with "gravitas" in the oval office. Back in 2004 the Democrats were absolutely adamant that, at a time when our country was/is at war, we needed a veteran from the Vietnam Era with a track record of leadership. Today we have a candidate that exemplifies both of those qualifications and those very same Democrats can't seem to find a single member that's willing to show even a modicum of consistency. Not one talking head in the media has asked the question...
  • Why It's Getting Mean

    09/22/2008 9:06:17 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies · 187+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 9/19/08 | Peggy Noonan
    ..... The economic crisis brings a new question, unarticulated so far but there, and I know because when I mention it to people they go off like rockets. It is: Do you worry that neither of them is up to it? Up to the job in general? Is either Mr. McCain or Mr. Obama actually up to getting us through this and other challenges? I haven't heard a single person say, "Yes, my guy is the answer." A lot of shrugging is going on out there. This is a read not only on the men but on the moment. ........
  • It's Biden: So much for 'Hope and Change'

    08/23/2008 7:27:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies · 264+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2008 | Rick Moran
    In choosing Senator Joe Biden of Delaware as his running mate, Barack Obama has acknowledged his own shortcomings while recognizing that the election he and his people thought a cakewalk a few months ago is now a battle royale along the lines of the 2000 and 2004 contests. Republicans would do well not to celebrate too much over this choice. On the surface, it may appear to be a mistake - an almost comically bad selection by Obama due to Biden's well known (and well documented) verbal gaffes. And, as Politico points out, this should worry the Obama camp: But...
  • Will the Democrat Media bring up Barack Obama's utter lack of...GRAVITAS?

    08/16/2008 8:37:52 PM PDT · by · 61 replies · 407+ views
    As we all remember from the 2000 election the MSM, more accurately called the Democrat Media believes Gravitas is extremely important. They talked about G-A-V-I-T-A-S more than any issue for quite some time. Bush was a very risky candidate because he lacked a certain level of, of, ah, hold itGRAVITAS. Now I just watched the Saddleback Civil Forum on the Presidency hosted by Rev. Rick Warren. Senators Obama and McCain were both asked essentially the same questions. And I have to say that while Sen. Obama did OK without his teleprompter Sen. McCain came off much more Presidential with much...
  • US Senator Biden to visit Georgia for crisis talks

    08/16/2008 2:18:39 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 65+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 8/16/08 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) Democratic Senator Joseph Biden, who has been mentioned as a possible vice presidential running mate for White House hopeful Barack Obama, said on Saturday he would visit Georgia this weekend. Biden, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, said he had been asked to go to Georgia by President Mikheil Saakashvili for talks over the conflict with Russia. "I am going to Georgia this weekend to get the facts first-hand and to show my support for Georgia's people and its democratically-elected government," said Biden in a statement. "I look forward to reporting to my colleagues in the...
  • Barack Obama wants to be president of these 57 United States

    05/09/2008 6:05:00 PM PDT · by Verbosus · 390 replies · 772+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | May 09, 2008 | Andrew Malcolm
    Quote: "It is wonderful to be back in Oregon," Obama said. "Over the last 15 months, weve traveled to every corner of the United States. Ive now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it."
  • Fred Wins (New Hampshire GOP Debate)

    01/06/2008 5:39:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 805+ views
    Fred08 ^ | January 5, 2008 | Sean Hackbarth
    Marc Ambinder declares Fred the winner: On points, Fred Thompson won the debate. Every answer was thoughtful and well-crafted; his tone matched the tone of the question; he wisely refrained from interjecting in the back and forth squabbling. He very deftly reminded viewers that he served on key Senate national security panels and is bringing his experience to bear. Even his insults were subtly and gently constructed In some ways, Thompson did McCains bidding. You skeptical readers can tell me that if Thompson had finished a solid fourth in Iowa, I might not be writing about Thompson at all, that...
  • Fred Thompson -- "He Just has a Presence About Him"

    09/17/2007 6:06:33 AM PDT · by · 9 replies · 43+ views
    Blogs For Fred Thompson ^ | September 17, 2007 | brkcmo
    Here is an outstanding piece about Fred Thompson and his ability to connect with people, focusing on his recent campaign swing through Florida. The writer does a good job of conveying Fred's ability to connect on an emotional level to the crowds that come to see him. While the beltway pundits are saying Fred is "boring", the people who actually see and hear Fred are telling a different story. He is coming across as real, genuine, and conservative. That is a winning combination. I have bolded some key statements in the portion of the article posted below. The Dr. Phil...
  • Thompson likely to get Republican nod

    09/14/2007 4:58:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 201 replies · 2,944+ views
    The Atmore Advance ^ | September 12, 2007 | Rep. Steve Flowers
    Very seldom will I venture a prediction on a major race like president, especially over a year out and with each party having 10 candidates openly vying for their nomination. In addition, it is the most open presidential race in my lifetime. It has been 80 years since a president was not seeking reelection and a sitting vice-president was not seeking to move up. The race is truly wide open. I am going out on a limb and predicting that Fred Thompson will be chosen as the republican nominee for president at their convention this time next year and that...
  • Make no mistake: Fred's got it

    09/10/2007 8:09:37 AM PDT · by jdm · 165 replies · 2,544+ views
    Indy Star | September 10, 2007 | Kathleen Parker
    Per FR excerpt/link policy, Indy Star is link only.Click Here To Read Story
  • [Fred]Thompson discusses (Islamic)terrorist threat during speech

    08/26/2007 6:24:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies · 668+ views
    WLS-TV ABC7 Chicago ^ | August 26, 2007
    Republican Fred Thompson says the terrorist threat from Islamic radicals is going to pose danger to the United States for a long time. He says "We have got to be more united and more committed than ever before." The former Tennessee senator and actor known for his role on NBC's "Law & Order" spoke last night at the Midwest Republican Leadership Conference in Indianapolis. Before his speech, he said he's in a sound position to make a run for the Republican presidential nomination, even though he hasn't declared his candidacy and others in the crowded field announced months ago. Thompson...
  • [Fred]Thompson brings presence to meeting

    08/26/2007 5:22:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies · 899+ views
    The Indianapolis Star | August 26, 2007 | Rob Schneider Cannot be posted on FR due to copyright limitations...
  • [Fred]Thompson's ready to step on toes

    08/16/2007 6:45:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies · 1,364+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | August 16, 2007 | David Broder
    When Fred Thompson makes his long-delayed entrance into the Republican presidential race, he will not tiptoe quietly. Instead, he will try to shake up the establishment candidates of both parties by depicting a nation in peril from fiscal and security threats and prescribing tough cures he says others shrink from offering. In a two-hour conversation over coffee at a restaurant near his Virginia headquarters, the former senator from Tennessee said that when he joins the battle next month, he "will take some risks that others are not willing to take, in terms of forcing a dialogue on our entitlement...
  • Perception vs. reality (Sen. Barack Obama)

    01/31/2007 3:47:04 PM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies · 512+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 31, 2007 | Bill Sammon
    WASHINGTON - Although he frequently makes a point of finding something charitable to say about his opponents arguments, Sen. Barack Obama almost always ends up voting liberal. The arguments of liberals are more often grounded in reason and fact, the Illinois Democrat wrote in The Audacity of Hope, a memoir published last year. Much of what I absorbed from the sixties was filtered through my mother, who to the end of her life would proudly proclaim herself an unreconstructed liberal. Obama has a 95 percent liberal rating from Americans for Democratic Reform, a liberal advocacy group that ranks all members...
  • Does Katie have the clout needed for CBS News?

    04/08/2006 6:41:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 108 replies · 2,226+ views
    Hernando Today ^ | Apr 8, 2006 | JOHN HERBERT
    Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned, according to tales of ancient history. So did Katie Couric, sort of. She played badminton in New York while other news anchors were in Baghdad to cover the opening day of Saddam Hussein's trial. Couric was recently plucked from NBC's Today show to read the evening news on competing CBS. I wish her good luck; she's certainly going to need it. Couric's new job probably saves NBC the possibility of letting her go when her contract expires next month; 15 years is a longtime for a TV personality to stay in one place. CBS...
  • The New 'Gravitas' [Media's new favorite term: 'charm offensive']

    02/24/2005 7:03:14 AM PST · by · 12 replies · 652+ views ^ | February 24, 2005
    Back in 2000, whenever you turned on your TV, you almost couldn't escape the word. Gravitas. It was everywhere. Did Bush have enough of it? Did Gore? What about Ted Koppel's hairpiece? Charmingly clichd: CBS's John Roberts and NBC's Nora O'Donnell This year, the clich-of-the-moment seems to be the term "charm offensive." Someone on the "CBS Evening News" has used the words every single day this week. The biggest offender has been John Roberts, CBS's White House correspondent who used the phrase three of the past four days. Dan Rather picked up the slack Tuesday. CBS hasn't been alone in...
  • New Democrat Talking Point: "Hubris"

    01/20/2005 10:18:44 AM PST · by NRA1995 · 2 replies · 188+ views
    Vanity | 1/20/05
    Listening to Limbaugh and the replay of liberal press people 4 years ago accusing Bush of needing Cheney for "gravitas", now suddenly Bush has "hubris"
  • Rumsfeld Discusses Iraq, Afghanistan on Radio Show

    10/27/2004 1:43:55 PM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 352+ views
    DoD-AFPS ^ | October 27, 2004 | Jim Garamone
    Rumsfeld Discusses Iraq, Afghanistan on Radio Show By Jim GaramoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2004 -- While there are hurdles to overcome, the people of Iraq are better off than they were under Saddam Hussein, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said during a radio interview Oct. 26. Rumsfeld said the bottom line in Iraq is that 25 million people have been liberated from an oppressive dictator. "The schools are open. The hospitals are open. The clinics are open. They have an economy that's growing at a good clip," he told a Cincinnati radio station. Rumsfeld reminded listeners...
  • Scientists ponder the problem with gravity

    10/18/2004 12:27:05 PM PDT · by roaddog727 · 110 replies · 3,299+ views
    Space COM ^ | October 18, 2004 | Robert Roy Britt
    Imagine the weight of a nagging suspicion that what held your world together, a constant and consistent presence you had come to understand and rely on, wasn't what it seemed. That's how scientists feel when they ponder gravity these days.
  • DFU SONG: Girl (the Breck Girl debates)

    10/05/2004 9:32:51 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 19 replies · 386+ views
    DFU SONGS | 10-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    GIRL MIDI CAN BE FOUND HERE - He arrived at the debate on his new yellow skateboard And he met a great vice president You could tell that he spent many minutes on his flossing After he had used his Pepsodent The Breck Girl...Breck Girl There's no gravitas existing...he's in too deep water Yes, he was in way over his head When it finished he was let out and they really hurried It was late, he had to go to bed The Breck Girl...Breck Girl He's the kind of girl who thinks that spitballs are good weapons...just like Kerry...
  • Ford Foundation Honors Cheney, Rumsfeld at Anniversary Dinner

    08/10/2004 4:36:48 PM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 10 replies · 328+ views
    DoD-AFPS ^ | August 10, 2004 | Kathleen T. Rhem
    Ford Foundation Honors Cheney, Rumsfeld at Anniversary Dinner By Kathleen T. RhemAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2004 Former President Gerald R. Ford chose an occasion commemorating his presidency to honor two men who served him in the White House and continue to serve their country today. At an Aug. 9 dinner marking the 30th anniversary of Ford taking office, the Gerald R. Ford Foundation presented the Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service to Vice President Richard B. Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld was called from his position as NATO ambassador to...
  • What, me president?

    07/07/2004 10:04:09 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 5 replies · 442+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Wednesday, July 07, 2004 | Frank Nepa
    Turning 35 entails a new level of responsibility: I am now eligible to command this nation You hear a lot of talk about all of the angst and emotional turmoil that come along with turning 30 or 40 -- why, I even heard Larry King whine for a whole hour on CNN a few months back about what a drag it was to turn 70 -- but the most traumatic (and, sadly, overlooked) birthday of them all really has to be 35. Reaching one score and 15 years packs a wallop like no other age, and no less an authority...
  • Edwards brings no gravitas to the ticket

    07/07/2004 3:30:27 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 47 replies · 1,229+ views
    Newsday ^ | July 7, 2004 | Lyn Nofziger
    Lyn Nofziger, a White House aide under Ronald Reagan, is a Washington political consultant. Four years ago, when Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush selected Richard Cheney as his running mate, the word among political pundits was Cheney brought much-needed gravitas to the ticket. From the dictionary, where most people had to go because they'd never heard the word, the world learned gravitas means seriousness of purpose. A person with real gravitas is a mental heavyweight. Bush was seen by his critics to lack gravitas and Cheney assertedly balanced the Republican ticket by bringing gravitas to it. Yesterday Massachusetts Sen....
  • Rumsfeld Praises Iraqi Security Forces, Says to Expect Ups and Downs

    05/11/2004 2:23:17 PM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 907+ views
    DoD-AFPS ^ | May 11, 2004 | Donna Miles
    Rumsfeld Praises Iraqi Security Forces, Says to Expect Ups and Downs By Donna MilesAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, May 11, 2004 Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld praised the progress being made in training the new Iraqi security forces for their critical role in their country's future, but warned naysayers that it's unrealistic to expect too much too quickly. Rumsfeld told service members, DoD civilians and government contractors at a Pentagon town hall meeting today that they're likely to hear "mixed" reviews of Iraq's security forces in the weeks ahead. This, he said, is because they've been recruited quickly, have...
  • Not Very Creative, Are They?

    04/07/2004 8:07:51 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 18 replies · 107+ views
    Various | Various | Various
    Indeed, the Republican Attack Machine is now such an entrenched part of the political landscape that it no longer seems remarkable - until you stop and think about the corrosive effect it has on our political discourse. - Dan Kennedy- March 11, 2004- The Boston Phoenix "We have no illusions about the Republican attack machine and what our opponents have done in the past, and what they may try to do in the future. But I know that together, we are equal to this task. I am a fighter, " - John F. Kerry- Super Tuesday II- Washington Times Lockhart...
  • Vice president visits base in Ohio

    03/27/2004 7:57:02 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 10 replies · 208+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | March 27, 2004 | Brett Turner
    Vice president visits base in Ohio by Brett Turner88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs 3/26/2004-WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFPN)--Vice President Dick Cheney expressed his appreciation for the Airmen and community here during a visit March 26. A throng of enthusiastic people from the base community waved flags and cheered loudly for the vice president during a ceremony. Gen. Greg Martin, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, introduced Vice President Cheney, who wore a brown leather flight jacket. "I never got that response when I was secretary of defense," the vice president said jokingly in his opening remarks. "I'm...
  • The 'Gravitas' Factor in 2004 Presidential Election

    01/20/2004 6:40:21 PM PST · by WinOne4TheGipper · 9 replies · 237+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/20/04 | David Limbaugh
    Isn't it ironic that as the Republican primaries were gearing up four years ago, Democrats and the media began their refrain that George W. Bush was not presidential material because he lacked "gravitas"? Today, Bush is overflowing with the stuff, and not one of the Democratic presidential contenders can rise above "dwarf" status. But in 2000, there were so many allusions to Bush's dearth of gravitas that it's difficult to narrow a Nexis search to find fewer than 1,000 entries on it. In January 2000, Chris Matthews asked George Pataki, "And you have to ask about George W. Bush, is...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 11.28.03

    11/28/2003 4:44:20 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 342 replies · 346+ views, | 11.28.03 | ohioWfan
    After his courageous whirlwind 30 hour trip to Baghdad International Airport to have Thanksgiving dinner with the troops, share the support of the American people with them, and offer encouragement, President Bush returned to his Prairie Chapel Ranch to spend time with his family this Thanksgiving weekend. There are a few new pictures from his incredible trip, and inspiring visit with the troops in Baghdad, and some from his arrival home. Enjoy your Daily Dose of Dubya!!
  • Man Dies Rolling Off Roof in His Sleep

    07/16/2003 8:29:51 AM PDT · by schaketo · 24 replies · 143+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | July 16, 2003 | AP Staff Writer
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The heatwave sweeping Germany claimed an unlikely victim when a man sleeping on a roof to escape the high temperatures rolled off, suffering fatal injuries, Berlin police said Wednesday. A tenant of the building found the 28-year-old still alive after his 70-foot fall, but he later died in hospital. The man had bedded down with two friends as temperatures neared 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) in the German capital. The friends only learned of the man's fate after being awakened and informed by police. "The man must have ended up on the steep part of the roof...
  • Did Freepers witness a test takedown of the Internet in preparation for War?

    02/18/2003 12:52:46 PM PST · by acnielsen guy · 114 replies · 392+ views
    Self | 02/18/03 | acnielsen
    At 4:15am EST a strange thing happened on the Internet. Two Freepers were posting pictures and communicating with each other, one in Spain and the other in Florida. Suddenly all logos and pictures filed to appear on the separate sites although the text did. Up to that time the refresh time was two to three seconds. A single server going down or a photographic site disabled is common and would not be a cause for concern. But when servers in two different countries are affected at precisely the same time with only graphics involved then we have a very unusual...
  • All Pictures and Logos on the WEB world wide disappeared

    02/18/2003 2:33:30 AM PST · by acnielsen guy · 189 replies · 729+ views
    Observation | self
    All pictures and logos on the world wideweb disappeared at 4:15 easter until 4:20 EST. I check France, Spain, Germany, America, and Japan. American contacts confirmed this also.
  • Your Attention Please [Breaking News and WoD Flamewars]

    02/13/2003 6:20:56 AM PST · by Admin Moderator · 480 replies · 1,394+ views
    <p>Since my last vanity announcement on keywords went so swimmingly (it ended up with something like 5000 keywords added to it) I thought a great idea would be to throw some propane on some other fires with a vanity.</p> <p>Breaking news is being abused again, big time. This goes in cycles, with sometimes people being responsible, but other times people not being very responsible.</p> <p>We are in one of the not-very time periods.</p>
  • Zot!!!

    01/29/2003 6:58:52 AM PST · by solid waste · 40 replies · 1,841+ views
    Intervention Magazine | Regis T. Sabol
  • ZOT!! (Zot theme song included!)

    01/21/2003 10:03:08 AM PST · by Warren Harrison · 21 replies · 681+ views
  • A day in the life of President Bush (photos): 1/15/03

    01/15/2003 6:25:53 PM PST · by rintense · 296 replies · 348+ views,,
    As expected, President Bush made a statement regarding racial quotas at the University of Michigan, and strongly condemned the policy as 'fundamentally flawed.' Bush also stated that he would file a brief with the Supreme Court arguing that Michigan's admission policy is unconstitutional. The President also made a videotaped statement regarding the African Growth and Opportunity Act, which will be aired as the AGOA forum. In lighter news, Bush met with members of the NASA Space Shuttle and International Space Station crew. Enjoy your daily dose of Dubya!
  • ZOT!!!

    01/07/2003 9:37:32 AM PST · by Zircon · 50 replies · 767+ views
    1/7/2003 | Zircon
  • The Democratic Party is not the Answer! [You can say that again, but ZOT!]

    01/09/2003 10:50:13 AM PST · by patriots dreams · 58 replies · 653+ views
    Bev Conover