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  • Clinton Tells How She Fell for Bill 'Long Ago'

    03/08/2009 3:26:03 PM PDT · by ihatedemocrats · 70 replies · 1,931+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 7, 2009 | Sue Pleming
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in a sideshow to diplomacy, lamented on Saturday her fashion sense, divulged when she fell in love and shared how she dealt with personal struggles. Appearing on a popular Turkish television chat show, Hadi Gel Bizimle (Come and Join Us), Clinton tackled a few diplomatic questions but the main focus was on her personal life, such as when she "last" fell in love. "It was so long ago, with my husband," she told the studio audience, adding that she first met former President Bill Clinton in the spring of 1971 when they were at...
  • Poll: Obama's rating at all-time high (major barf alert)

    03/03/2009 3:55:21 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies · 1,114+ views
    Poll: Obama's rating at all-time high NBC/WSJ poll shows gap between popularity of president and his policies WASHINGTON - After Barack Obama's first six weeks as president, the American public's attitudes about the two political parties couldn't be more different, the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds. Despite the country's struggling economy and vocal opposition to some of his policies, President Obama's favorability rating is at an all-time high. Two-thirds feel hopeful about his leadership and six in 10 approve of the job he's doing in the White House. "What is amazing here is how much political capital Obama...
  • CNN Host Hughley: Republicans ‘Literally Look Like Nazi Germany’

    03/02/2009 7:17:54 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 120 replies · 4,869+ views
    CNN ^ | March 2, 2009
    "It literally look[s] like Nazi Germany -- it really did. I make -- said that point. It just does not seem -- like not only are we not welcome -- not only are we not welcome, but they don’t even care what we think."
  • CNN Contributor: 'Listening to Obama Give a Speech is Like Sex'

    03/01/2009 4:53:28 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 94 replies · 2,523+ views
    CNN Contributor: 'Listening to Obama Give a Speech is Like Sex' By Noel Sheppard Created 2009-03-01 19:30 Did you think listening to President Obama give his address before Congress on Tuesday evening was "like sex?" Republican strategist and CNN contributor Alex Castellanos did, or at least that's what he admitted to John King on Sunday's "State of the Union" a friend said: I think, as a friend told me once, that -- listening to Barack Obama give a speech is like sex. The worse there ever was, was excellent. Honestly, when GOP strategists in the media begin talking this way,...
  • ABC News: Living Near Fast Food Ups Stroke Risk

    02/19/2009 4:36:36 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies · 542+ views
    ABC News ^ | February 19, 2009 | By DAN CHILDS and JOANNA SCHAFFHAUSEN
    People living in neighborhoods where fast food restaurants are plentiful appear to have a higher risk of stroke than those living where such restaurants are scarce, a new study says. Fast food consumption has previously been linked to higher rates of heart disease and organ damage. In this latest study tying fast food restaurants to cardiovascular ills, researchers studying neighborhoods in one Texas county found that people living in regions with 33 fast food restaurants or more had 13 percent greater odds of stroke than those living in neighborhoods with the fewest fast-food joints. The study also showed that each...
  • Sometimes a President Is Just a President [PROJECTILE BARF ALERT]

    02/07/2009 3:19:38 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 32 replies · 1,055+ views
    New York Times ^ | Feburary 5, 2009 | Judith Warner
    The other night I dreamt of Barack Obama. He was taking a shower right when I needed to get into the bathroom to shave my legs, and then he was being yelled at by my husband, Max, for smoking in the house. It was not clear whether Max was feeling protective of the president’s health or jealous because of the cigarette. The other day a friend of mine confided that in the weeks leading up to the election, the Obamas’ apparent joy as a couple had made her just miserable. Their marriage looked so much happier than hers. Their life...
  • Early Show Anchors Posterize Themselves—Obama Style

    01/24/2009 2:20:59 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies · 291+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What better way for members of the MSM to show their allegiance to the new president then to have themselves posterized in the artistic style associated with Barack Obama? And so it was that the two Saturday anchors of the Early Show proudly displayed this morning the poster of themselves that they had produced via the website with the iconic look that Shepard Fairey inspired. Co-anchor Wragge plugged the site. CHRIS WRAGGE: You might not be Barack Obama, but you can have your very own poster. The website Obamiconme let’s you take that iconic red, white and blue Obama...
  • Obama Cool and Calm on eve of his Presidency (Barf alert - MSM groveling)

    01/19/2009 2:47:42 PM PST · by wac3rd · 32 replies · 708+ views
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | 1-19-09 | Charles Babington
    If Barack Obama felt nervous about becoming president in a few hours, he didn't show it Monday, as he cracked jokes and breezed through a series of volunteerism events and bipartisan dinners. "I don't sweat," said the 47-year-old man about to inherit responsibility for two wars, an economy in crisis and the helm of the world's lone superpower. "You ever see me sweat?" It was vintage no-drama Obama, who seemed determined to carry his not-too-high, not-too-low demeanor to the Capitol steps for his swearing-in Tuesday. Aides said Obama felt fully prepared. He had practiced and polished his inaugural address, they...
  • Are Americans going to miss Bush? (Full BDS Alert!)

    01/17/2009 1:21:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies · 947+ views
    Gulf News / The Los Angeles Times / The Washington Post ^ | January 17, 2009 | Professor Rosa Brooks
    <p>No one exactly likes George W. Bush. No one's begging for a constitutional amendment that would let him serve another term. But isn't it hard to imagine life without him?</p> <p>You know the Americans miss the president who declared: "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."</p>
  • NBC Weeps For Obama's Homelessness

    01/02/2009 1:39:26 PM PST · by careyb · 51 replies · 2,323+ views
    MRC ^ | 1/2/09 | MRC
    On Tuesday morning's Today show, NBC substitute anchor Lester Holt and correspondent Savannah Guthrie regretted President-elect Barack Obama having to make an "adjustment" -- not being able to "just pick up and go anytime he wants" due to "not just Secret Service, but a traveling corps of journalists now follows his every move, even in Hawaii." Guthrie reported on the "signs Obama is growing a bit frustrated with all the attention." The on-screen graphic accompanying her report inflated this apparent frustration on the part of future chief executive: "Man in a Bubble: Obama Chafes at Constant Scrutiny." Holt introduced Guthrie's...
  • [GOP]Talk About Out of Touch [Magic Negro-gate](NYT Conservatives-are-Racist Hurl-a-thon)

    01/01/2009 3:37:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 1,428+ views
    The New York Times ^ | December 31, 2008 | The Editors
    The Republican Party paid a steep price for race-baiting in the presidential campaign. Remember the ferocious backlash against the California Republican group that produced a racist newsletter depicting Barack Obama on a food stamp, surrounded by images of fried chicken and watermelon? Then there were those two congressmen who were rightly excoriated for condemning Mr. Obama’s candidacy in the language of the Jim Crow South — one describing him as a “boy” and the other as “uppity.” We thought after all that — and, oh yes, losing the election — everyone in the Republican Party leadership would have figured out...
  • CNN/Wolf Blitzer announces a Depression

    12/18/2008 2:44:04 PM PST · by MahatmaGandu · 124 replies · 3,187+ views
    Live on CNN at 2:35 PM PST ^ | 18 Dec 2008 | Wolf Blitzer
    Wolf Blitzer announced we're in a Depression 'greater than the Great Depression' - discussion continues live on CNN.
  • Brian Williams: 'Could We Use a Little FDR Right About Now?'

    11/29/2008 4:06:23 PM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 53 replies · 1,016+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 29, 2008 | Brent Baker
    Working on the day after Thanksgiving, Brian Williams used Friday's NBC Nightly News to promote a new book from FDR's grandson, providing Williams with an opportunity to propose: “In your estimation, could we use a little FDR right about now?” Though Franklin Delano Roosevelt's policies failed to end the Depression, Williams hailed him as “the man who led this nation out of financial disaster.” Conceding “we can no longer talk to him,” as if we'd benefit from doing so, Williams trumpeted how “tonight we think we have about the next best thing” in FDR's grandson, Curtis, who “lives in the...
  • Official: MSNBC pundit may seek Pa. Senate seat

    11/29/2008 3:37:43 PM PST · by Nick Thimmesch · 24 replies · 791+ views
    AP ^ | 11-29-08
    HARRISBURG, Pa. -- MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews may be considering a run for U.S. Senate in 2010, a Pennsylvania Democratic party leader says. The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported that Matthews met with state party leaders this past week in Washington to discuss a possible bid to unseat Republican Sen. Arlen Specter.
  • Morning In America - Could Barack Obama become the next Ronald Reagan? (Mega Barf)

    11/28/2008 3:58:37 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 57 replies · 1,510+ views ^ | November 28, 2008 | Eleanor Clift
    Enough with the Lincoln analogies; Reagan is the president that Barack Obama is most closely modeling himself after. Ronald Reagan inherited stagflation, a defeat abroad and a nation at its nadir in morale. Through the sheer force of his personality as much as his policies, four years later, it was "Morning in America," the theme of his 1984 re-election campaign when he won 49 states. Obama isn't president yet, but his determined calm and orderly transition pace appear to be soothing the financial markets, producing the first sustained gain in stocks since the mid-September meltdown. On Jan. 20, Obama will...
  • NYT : Bush and Cheney should resign NOW (Hyper Barf Alert)

    11/22/2008 2:14:50 PM PST · by re_tail20 · 78 replies · 2,231+ views
    The New York Times ^ | Gail Collins
    Gail Collins Thanksgiving is next week, and President Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning. Seriously. We have an economy that’s crashing and a vacuum at the top. Bush — who is currently on a trip to Peru to meet with Asian leaders who no longer care what he thinks — hasn’t got the clout, or possibly even the energy, to do anything useful. His most recent contribution to resolving the fiscal crisis was lecturing representatives of the world’s most important economies on the glories of free-market capitalism. Putting Barack Obama in charge immediately isn’t impossible. Dick...
  • 'Thrilled' Matthews Toasts with Ellen: 'To Barack Obama!'

    11/20/2008 4:12:17 PM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 37 replies · 1,266+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 20, 2008 | Geoffrey Dickens
    After much mocking by Ellen Degeneres about Chris Matthews' dancing abilities on his last appearance on her syndicated show, the "Hardball" host chatted with Degeneres, on Thursday's show, about the election of Barack Obama and actually grabbed a shot glass to toast his win with Ellen (audio excerpt here): ELLEN DEGENERES: Amazing! And you must be thrilled? I mean what, what a moment. CHRIS MATTHEWS: Well I am thrilled! DEGENERES: Yeah. MATTHEWS, picking up shot glass: To Barack Obama! DEGENERES, toasting: Yeah. To Barack Obama! A little later in his interview segment, Matthews also took a different kind of shot,...
  • Suddenly, it may be cool to be an American again

    11/05/2008 1:35:08 PM PST · by pissant · 83 replies · 3,489+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 11/5/08 | Bill Kole
    VIENNA, Austria -- She was a stranger, and she kissed me. Just for being an American. It happened on the bus on my way to work Wednesday morning, a few hours after compatriots clamoring for change swept Barack Obama to his historic victory. I was on the phone, and the 20-something Austrian woman seated in front of me overheard me speaking English. Without a word, she turned, pecked me on the cheek and stepped off at the next stop. Nothing was said, but the message was clear: Today, we are all Americans. For longtime U.S. expatriates like me - someone...
  • The World President To-Be (Barfer)

    07/24/2008 1:23:39 PM PDT · by newbie2008 · 67 replies · 111+ views
    Anyone who saw Barack Obama at Berlin's Siegessäule on Thursday could recognize that this man will become the 44th president of the United States. He is more than ambitious -- he wants to lay claim to become the president of the world. It was a ton to absorb -- and what a stupendous ride through world history: the story of his own family, the Berlin Airlift, terrorists, poorly secured nuclear material, the polar caps, World War II, America's errors, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, freedom. It's amazing one could even pack such a potpourri of issues into sentences and then succeed in...
  • With a Frontier Conquered, Why The Need For Packing Firearms? (Hand-Wringing Liberal ALERT!)

    06/29/2008 5:09:10 PM PDT · by Gritty · 71 replies · 126+ views
    CBS NEWS SUNDAY MORNING ^ | June 29, 2008 | Nancy Giles
    As far back as the 1700s, the famed explorer Daniel Boone said that "All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife." Not my definition of happiness. In modern day New York City, guns are a part of our life. People shoot and are shot almost every day, and a disproportionate number of those people are people of color. How do you deal with that? I'm scared of guns, never played with guns, and jump whenever a firecracker pops. Gun violence is quick, devastating, and impersonal. Can't we human beings figure out another...