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  • Obama's Stupid "Pit Bulls are Delicious" joke...

    04/30/2012 5:08:21 AM PDT · by discipler · 57 replies
    President Obama tells a joke that is just plain tasteless and nonsensical. Who writes this stuff for him! Obama: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?" "A pit bull is delicious." First off, I doubt that a pit bull is delicious meat. To say it's "delicious" is probably a stretch unless you have no taste....hmmm. But the second part is the inclusion of the "hockey mom". It's nonsense. How is a hockey mom delicious or not delicious. Has he eaten hockey mom? Is is a metaphor for something negative about hockey moms? Did he just slam...
  • Report: Prostitute working for 'Monroe madam' had sex with John Edwards in 2007

    03/22/2012 10:52:47 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 15 replies · 1+ views
    NEW YORK -- A prostitute working for alleged "Monroe madam" Anna Gristina told investigators she was paid to have sex with former Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards while he was on a fund-raising visit to New York, local news website DNAinfo reported Thursday. The prostitute alleged that she slept with Edwards at an Upper East Side hotel in 2007 and that it was arranged through an Edwards aide with the assistance of a New Yorker familiar with Gristina's network, the report said. An attorney for Edwards issued a statement denying the allegations Thursday and asked DNAinfo to retract the story....
  • Sarah Palin Rallies Thousands Against Abortion at Pro-Life Event

    11/09/2009 8:34:30 AM PST · by julieee · 7 replies · 684+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 9, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Sarah Palin Rallies Thousands Against Abortion at Pro-Life Event Milwaukee, WI -- Sarah Palin rallied thousands of pr-life advocates Friday night at a gala event sponsored by Wisconsin Right to Life. The former vice-presidential candidate and Alaska governor urged strong support for the pro-life position on abortion and end-of-life issues. http://www.LifeNews.com/state4555.html
  • A Different Sarah Palin Book Gets a Boost

    10/15/2009 12:03:41 PM PDT · by euram · 5 replies · 846+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 10-15-09 | Jeffrey A.Trachtenberg
    As retailers count their robust preorders for Sarah Palin’s upcoming memoir, “Going Rogue: An American Life,” a small publisher out West says his decision to issue “Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment Upside Down” by Kaylene Johnson, was one of his best. The book, an unauthorized look at Palin’s life that begins with her early years in Alaska and ends with her winning the governorship, was published originally in May 2008, by Epicenter Press, based in Kenmore, Wash. Kent Sturgis, president, says that the biography sold 13,000 hardcovers and 80,000 paperback copies. Demand was so great that...
  • Fancy Moose For Dinner With Hockey Mom?

    09/05/2009 11:32:27 PM PDT · by altair · 66 replies · 2,642+ views
    Sky News ^ | 9:45pm UK, Saturday September 05, 2009 | No Byline
    Want to find out about how to shoot a moose or drill for oil in the Arctic? Perhaps even, how a self-styled "average hockey mom" can change the face of American politics? Well prepare to start bidding, as a dinner date with Sarah Palin is to be auctioned online.
  • Palin Power: She's drawing big crowds and ignoring the D.C. cognoscenti

    06/14/2009 4:03:24 PM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 72 replies · 3,522+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | June 14, 2009 | Jack Kelly
    President Barack Obama is, by far, the most popular politician in America. And there is little doubt who is No. 2. (snip) That many liberals found Mr. Letterman's remarks humorous speaks not only to their depravity, but to their fear. The 20,000 who turned out to see Ms. Palin in Auburn testify to the fact that she strikes a responsive chord with ordinary people no other Republican does. Liberals and some Beltway conservatives assert Ms. Palin is stupid. She frequently is misquoted -- most recently by Dan Balz in The Washington Post Wednesday -- to make her appear so. But...
  • Sarah Palin Gets NHL Goalie Fired

    02/08/2009 8:48:01 AM PST · by curth · 18 replies · 1,288+ views
    Deadspin ^ | 2/7/2009 | Peter Gaines
    In a surprise move that made waves from St. Charles, MO to Belleville, IL, the St. Louis Blues placed former all-star goalie Manny Legace on waivers yesterday, and it's all Sarah Palin's fault. The season got off to a rocky start for Legace. On October 24, he slipped on a carpet laid on the Scottrade Center ice for Alaskan anger bear (TM Wonkette) Sarah Palin, who was there to drop the ceremonial first puck. He missed five games with a hip injury and was never able to regain the All-Star form he showed during the Blues' 2007-08 season. The last...
  • Glenn Beck endorses...

    10/27/2008 3:09:34 PM PDT · by Salena Zito · 38 replies · 2,845+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | October 27, 2008 | Salena Zito
    Here is Beck in his own words. He prefaces it by saying that his view is probably wildly unpopular, but Glenn being Glenn really does not care about being part of the "in" crowd: “I'm endorsing Sarah Palin.” “My hope is in Sarah Palin. Here's why. A lot of people will say, oh, she's too inexperienced. Yep, yep, she doesn't have a lot of experience in Washington. She doesn't have a lot of experience in being a community organizer. She doesn't have a lot of experience in the Senate. She certainly doesn't have a lot of experience sitting there and...
  • MSNBC/AP say Player Injury Palin's Fault

    10/27/2008 6:00:52 PM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 23 replies · 904+ views
    publiusforum.com ^ | 10/27/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    Well, that mean ol' Sarah Palin ruined everything for the St. Louis Blues hockey team, darn it all. That's right the media's newest Cheney replacement must have been planning this monstrous attack on the Blues' goalie for weeks. Her next trick: world domination. At least this seems to be how MSNBC and the Associated Press feel about it all. What am I talking about? Well, Palin visited the Blues' arena to see a game on October 24 and it seems that Blues goalie Manny Legace tripped on the carpet that the team laid on the ice so that Palin and...
  • Palin drops puck at Blues game

    10/24/2008 6:23:27 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 29 replies · 1,594+ views
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin dropped the ceremonial first puck at an NHL game for the second time this month. The Alaska governor and self-described "hockey mom" got more cheers than boos Friday night before the St. Louis Blues hosted the Los Angeles Kings.
  • Republican vice-presidential candidate Palin to drop puck at Blues game

    10/23/2008 4:30:13 PM PDT · by curth · 3 replies · 302+ views
    ASSociated press ^ | 10/23/2008 | AP
    <p>ST. LOUIS - Republican vice-presidential candidate and self-proclaimed "hockey mom" Sarah Palin will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night at the St. Louis Blues' game against the Los Angeles Kings.</p> <p>The Blues say the Alaska governor and running mate of Republican John McCain confirmed Wednesday that she'll make a stop at Scottrade Center.</p>
  • Palin to drop first puck at St. Louis Blues game

    10/22/2008 11:50:56 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies · 741+ views
    The Tribune ^ | October 22, 2008
    Vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night before the St. Louis Blues' game against the Los Angeles Kings. The Alaska governor and self-described "hockey mom" also dropped the first puck Oct. 11 before Philadelphia's home opener against the New York Rangers. Palin will attend a rally Friday morning in southwest Missouri. Demand for tickets for the Springfield event prompted the GOP to move it from a university arena to the parking lot at Bass Pro Shops to accommodate the expected crowds.
  • Palin to drop first puck in St. Louis

    10/22/2008 5:01:41 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 35 replies · 854+ views
    Published Wed, Oct 22, 2008 7:29 PM ST. LOUIS Vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night before the St. Louis Blues' game against the Los Angeles Kings. The Alaska governor and self-described "hockey mom" also dropped the first puck Oct. 11 before Philadelphia's home opener against the New York Rangers. Palin has an appearance Friday at Missouri State University in Springfield.
  • CNN’s Griffin Secures Palin Interview [Situation Room now]

    10/21/2008 2:01:27 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 55 replies · 2,486+ views
    Multichannel News ^ | Oct. 21, 2008 | Linda Moss
    News Network Gets 15-Minute Interview with GOP VP Candidate By Linda Moss -- Multichannel News, 10/21/2008 10:49:00 AM CNN investigative correspondent Drew Griffin will sit down for a wide-ranging interview with Republican vice-presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in Reno, Nev., today, officials said Tuesday. The 15-minute, one-on-one interview—CNN’s first with Palin—will air in all three hours of The Situation Room and will cover a variety of topics. Earlier this year, Griffin reported the documentary CNN Presents: Sarah Palin Revealed, which included interviews with Palin’s father and sister. A transcript of the interview will be available at www.CNNPressroom.com. The Situation...
  • Update: NY Times Alters ‘Misleading’ Account of Palin Puck Drop at Flyers Game

    10/12/2008 11:19:26 PM PDT · by canucky · 22 replies · 3,235+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | Oct.12, 2008 | Newsbusters
    Newsbusters: The New York Times took the unusual step of quickly editing and replacing a hysterical post by hockey blogger Lynn Zinser that covered Sarah Palin's appearance at the Philadelphia Flyers home opener where she was invited to drop a ceremonial puck. In her original post Zinser exaggerated the boos by the crowd, attacked Flyers owner Ed Snider for inviting Palin to the event and appears to have fabricated the discomfort felt by NHL players Scott Gomez and Mike Richards.
  • 'Hockey mom' Palin drops puck at Flyers’ game

    10/11/2008 6:26:30 PM PDT · by derulz · 13 replies · 1,466+ views
    ........The Alaska governor and self-described “hockey mom” heard a few boos when she walked onto the ice, but that soon turned to polite applause as she headed to center ice.......
  • Palin Drops Puck at Flyer’s Game Receives Mixed Reaction

    10/11/2008 6:26:18 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 88 replies · 2,552+ views
    October 11th, 2008 7:56 PM Eastern Palin Drops Puck at Flyer’s Game Receives Mixed Reaction by Shushannah Walshe PHILADELPHIA –- Sarah Palin has become known as “The Most Famous Hockey Mom in America” for her constant referral to herself on the stump as “just a hockey mom.” This evening, she met that title head on by dropping the first puck of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey season in their opener with the New York Rangers. A carpet was laid down and Palin, dressed in a beige trench, walked on to the ice joined by her daughters Willow and Piper. The GOP...
  • Booed on the ice

    10/11/2008 5:25:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 143 replies · 4,718+ views
    Booed on the ice It's hard to blame Sarah Palin for her booing on the ice in Philadelphia this evening. It's almost a truism of politics that if you send a pol to a sporting event, he's going to get booed. Politicians, as a class, aren't all that popular, and it's what sports fans do. According to legend, Eagles fans once booed Santa Claus. Still, not a great moment. The Times hockey blog says the boos were "resounding." The Wilmington paper says it was an "avalanche."
  • Photo of Sarah at Philadelphia flyers game tonight

    10/11/2008 4:45:55 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 98 replies · 4,736+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/11/08
    Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, second from right, joins Cathy O'Connell, from Erdenheim, Pa., to drop the ceremonial puck between New York Rangers' Scott Gomez, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Mike Richards, right, before the start of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 in Philadelphia.
  • Sarah Palin at The Rangers-Flyers Game!

    10/11/2008 4:16:41 PM PDT · by Canedawg · 109 replies · 4,092+ views
    October 11, 2008 | Canedawg
    I am watching the game and there she is! With Piper and Bristol (or perhaps not Bristol, but the middle daughter- I forgot her name). she looks great! A mixed crowd reaction, but mostly cheering, some boos for sure, but they were drowned out by the music. Hey, people can boo if they want, it's still a free country (for now). It all went off without a hitch. I Love Sarah Palin.