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  • See the Speech That Got a Standing Ovation in Congress Today (Mike Kelly delivers again)

    07/26/2012 9:15:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/26/2012 | Mytheos Holt
    Representative Mike Kelly, speaking on the House floor today, managed something very rare in the history of the institution – he got a standing ovation. Applause is usually forbidden in the house, but Kelly‘s blistering attack on regulatory red tape and Washington’s culture of control was apparently so powerful that several of his fellow house members couldn’t resist showing their support, clapping, standing up and shouting “USA! USA! USA!” Would you applaud this way? See Kelly’s speech below and decide for yourself:
  • A Democrat-killer

    10/25/2010 3:15:05 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 24, 2010 | JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
    Above all else, the coming election is about ObamaCare. Democrats wish it were about the economy. Polls show that voters still blame the downturn more on President George W. Bush than on President Obama or the Democratic Congress. Sure, the Democrats haven't turned the economy around, but things also haven't gotten markedly worse. How could they face historic losses over an economic situation that voters think they inherited more than they created? It's this point -- sensible in a vacuum -- that presumably has led The New York Times to maintain across months -- and as late as last week...
  • Camp OFA

    04/21/2010 4:19:34 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 8 replies · 476+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 04/21/10 | Dennis Sevakis
    Organizing for America, Barack Obama's political organization that's run by the Democratic National Committee, wants to recruit and train a cadre of activists, and is holding camps all over America. Find one near you here: Here are the ones near me: Here's the welcome for one near me. Here's a list of trainings. Training camp for Tea Party infiltrators? Polling place intimidators? Basic training for the Civilian Defense Corps that Obama once-upon-a-time talked about creating? Are Homeland Security, the FBI and SPLC keeping as close a watch on these guys and gals as they do Michigan militias? Hope you're...
  • So You Say You Want a Revolution?

    03/30/2010 11:54:31 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 19 replies · 1,237+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 03/30/10 | Matt Patterson
    How are the people to react to the erosion of liberty that is the Obama health care regime? To be sure, lawyers will challenge it in the courts, and November is right around the corner, giving opportunity to punish those traitorous politicians who acquiesced to the debasement of our Constitution. This is all to the good. But we cannot count on lawyers and politicians. God help us if we do. We the people in our righteous anger must take matters into our own hands: It is time for a strike. The only peaceable protest that could possibly have any effect...
  • Sarah Palin: Warning: Subject to New Politically Correct Language Police Censorship

    03/28/2010 2:50:01 PM PDT · by conservativefunhouse · 73 replies · 1,902+ views ^ | 3/28/2010 | Sarah Palin
    March Madness battles rage! My family and I join millions of Americans enjoying college basketball’s finest through March Madness. Underdogs always get my vote as we watch intense competition bring out the best in these accomplished teams. The Final Four is an intense, contested series (kind of like a heated, competitive primary election), so best of luck to all teams, and watch for this principle lived out: the team that wins is the team that wants it more. To the teams that desire making it this far next year: Gear up! In the battle, set your sights on next season’s...
  • Palin: Health Care Vote a "Clarion Call" to Action

    03/22/2010 3:17:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 683+ views
    CBS News ^ | March 22, 2010 | Stephanie Condon
    Calling yesterday's health care vote a "clarion call and a spur to action," former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin urged conservative citizens today to make the Democrats' health reform package a top issue in this fall's midterm elections. "In the weeks to come, we can expect [Congress] to try to change the subject, but we won't forget," Palin wrote in a Facebook note. "Don't let them move on to further 'transformational' steps while forgetting what Congress just did against the will of the people." Blasting the bill for the new taxes and bureaucracy it will create, Palin said, "This unsustainable bill...
  • Obama Billboard: Only 2 Things Scare Me...The Boogyman And Sarah Palin!

    03/20/2010 6:22:43 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 13 replies · 1,280+ views
    Great Obama Billboard!! Obama holding a sign: Only 2 Things Scare Me...The Boogyman And Sarah Palin! Does anyone know where it is from?
  • SRLC 2010: A Call to Arms

    03/12/2010 9:37:52 PM PST · by American Dream 246 · 3 replies · 379+ views
    conservatives4palin ^ | 03/13/10 | Sinistar
    "Listen, o' ordinary barbarians for if you listen intently you will hear the sounds of the clarion call on the winds that blow from the North..." A month from now, something historic will occur in New Orleans, Louisiana. I speak of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC), April 8-11, 2010, the message that Governor Palin will deliver there, and the hordes of ordinary barbarians that will turn out in support of this commonsense conservative. It is of the utmost importance that we are there to support her in full force. You don't have to take my word for it. I'm...
  • STOP THE MADNESS!… Stop Bob Corker & the Godawful Banking Bureaucracy Boondoggle

    03/03/2010 11:54:47 PM PST · by American Dream 246 · 20 replies · 1,062+ views
    gateway Pundit ^ | 03/04/10 | Jim Hoft
    Do Republicans Not Get It? Did they not pay attention to the thousands of tea parties this past year? Did they not see the hundreds of thousands of tea party protesters across the nation? Did they miss the million protesters who marched down the streets of Washington DC on September 12th? (Photo via Instapundit and Mary Katharine Ham) Are the Republicans really that blind? Do they Not Care? Even awful Speaker Pelosi is warming up to the Nazis tea party protesters. After all of the posturing and preening and shouting and yelling and marching and tea party protesting, America is...
  • The Second American Revolution: Defund and Disobey the Fascists

    12/17/2009 3:05:13 PM PST · by American Dream 246 · 37 replies · 2,412+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 12/17/09 | Pamela Geller
    (912 on the mall) The left's anti-American coup d'etat on America, made possible by the first radical Marxist in the White House, calls for distinctly American counter measures. Dr. Jack Wheeler has "a strategy for any Republican wanting to get elected or re-elected to Congress in 2010, and for any Tea Partyer wanting to take individual action now against a government that ignores the Constitution -- Defund and Disobey." Here's an excerpt of "The Double -D Strategy for rescuing America": Let's talk about the Defund D first. The Founders in their usual brilliance place the power of the purse in...
  • ALERT! Bachmann: STOP Barney Frank’s POWER GRAB in the financial sector - AUDIO

    12/11/2009 12:19:22 PM PST · by American Dream 246 · 45 replies · 2,804+ views
    hotair ^ | 12/11/09 | Ed Morrissey
    Is Rep. Michele Bachmann a “lovable little fuzzball”? Those of us who know her on a more personal basis know that’s a pretty good description of Michele personally, but politically,she’s about as tough as they get. Breitbart TV’s B-cast interviews Bachmann, who brings listeners up to date on Barney Frank’s financial-reform legislation, which dropped on the House last week. It’s 1300 pages long, and the vote will be taken — today. It reorders the entire financial-services industry and vastly increases government control over it. Oh, and ACORN, too. Frank bypassed the committee process, according to Bachmann, and she doesn’t see...
  • Copenhagen's Political Science (Sarah Palin Climate-Gate Op-Ed in Washington Post)

    12/08/2009 4:20:48 PM PST · by kristinn · 88 replies · 3,904+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 | Sarah Palin
    With the publication of damaging e-mails from a climate research center in Britain, the radical environmental movement appears to face a tipping point. The revelation of appalling actions by so-called climate change experts allows the American public to finally understand the concerns so many of us have articulated on this issue. "Climate-gate," as the e-mails and other documents from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia have become known, exposes a highly politicized scientific circle -- the same circle whose work underlies efforts at the Copenhagen climate change conference. The agenda-driven policies being pushed in Copenhagen won't...
  • When "stay-at-home" Obama came under fire for LACK of foreign EXPERIENCE

    11/21/2009 11:07:44 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 17 replies · 1,690+ views
    Times Online ^ | December 21, 2007 | Tom Baldwin
    Yesterday they underlined this message by pointing to reports showing that Mr Obama had failed to convene a single policy meeting of the Senate European subcommittee, of which he is chairman. There was also strikingly robust criticism from an independent Washington think-tank about a “disconcerting void” over transatlantic relations in Mr Obama’s foreign policy, as well as from a former British Minister for Europe. Mr Obama’s advisers say that he has an “intuitive grasp” of world affairs because he spent part of his childhood abroad. “The benefit of my life of having both lived overseas and travelled overseas is, I...
  • YOU MUST STOP THIS FROM HAPPENING. David Axelrod focusing on selecting Republican...

    11/15/2009 11:10:30 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 24 replies · 2,051+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | 11/15/09 | Hillbuzz
    * What can we all do, every day, to make sure we are ready to prevent fraud in the Iowa Caucus in 2012? PLEASE take this seriously. A massive effort was launched on Dr. Utopia’s behalf from Chicago to game the Iowa Caucus. A good portion of Chicago rolled across the Illinois border to vote in Dubuque, Waterloo, Des Moines,you name it to ensure Dr. Utopia won that Caucus in 2008. The caucus centers are chaos hatcheries. Dr. Utopia’s goons, most of whom certainly appeared to be ACORN or SEIU, marched in, took over, and told anyone who wouldn’t stand...
  • NY23 EXCLUSIVE: Hoffman Campaign Seeks 'Boots On the Ground' vs. ACORN

    10/25/2009 2:13:50 PM PDT · by cc2k · 18 replies · 1,280+ views
    AmSpecBlog (American Spectator) ^ | 10.25.09 @ 4:01PM | Robert Stacy McCain
    The crucial Nov. 3 special election in upstate New York features two candidaties -- liberal Republican Dede Scozzafava and Democrat Bill Owens -- connected to the Working Families Party (WFP) which is the New York political arm of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). <snip> With both Big Labor and ACORN working to defeat the Conservative -- who is also being attacked by the national GOP Establishment -- Hoffman's campaign is sending out a nationwide call for volunteers to help match the "community organizers" being brought into the 23rd District by his major-party opponents. "We need boots...
  • Big day for Hoffman after Palin endorsement: $116K

    10/23/2009 9:28:40 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 66 replies · 3,435+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Ed Morrissey
    Just how effective has Sarah Palin’s intervention in the NY23 special election been? Douglas Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate that got Palin’s endorsement, raised $116,000 in a single day, according to a source within the campaign. The source told me to refer back to Chris Cillizza’s coverage of the race at the Washington Post blog The Fix, which noted that Hoffman had raised $210,000 … over the course of a week. Stacy McCain confirmed this with another source in the campaign. He has a few updates as well on Democratic fundraising in the contest. If nothing else, this confirms the...
  • Sarah Palin and the Next Great Awakening!

    10/22/2009 8:55:17 PM PDT · by freemike · 12 replies · 890+ views
    Libertas ^ | 10/22/09 | freemike
    From her facebook page:Support Doug Hoffman Today at 5:28pm The people of the 23rd Congressional District of New York are ready to shake things up, and Doug Hoffman is coming on strong as Election Day approaches! He needs our help now.Major ground breaking movements and tides that turn the course of history are begun by shaking the very foundations of those who hold and control the institutions of power. Whether it was a lone monk posting a thesis on the doors of the Roman Catholic Church, a single lone woman refusing to move to the back of the bus, or...
  • “Reform” Means You Pay More for Health Care [Here are the numbers]

    10/12/2009 12:18:24 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies · 1,888+ views
    heritage ^ | October 12th, 2009 | heritage
    A major new report confirms the worst fears of many: Health care reform will raise the costs for most Americans—by about 18% on average. That is on top of existing inflation of health coverage. Once the plan is fully phased-in (by 2019), a typical family of four would pay an extra $4,000 each year. When combined with existing inflation, costs would rise from today’s $12,300 annual average to $25,900. Of that 111% increase, $9,600 is due to existing factors uncorrected by the legislation, and $4,000 due to additional costs created by the legislation. For single persons, the differential is projected...
  • Obama White House to 60,000,000 Anglers: We Don't Need You

    10/12/2009 6:28:16 AM PDT · by backhoe · 97 replies · 7,985+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/12/2009 | Jim Hoff
    Obama White House to 60,000,000 Anglers: We Don't Need You Obama White House takes on 60,000,000 American anglers. (Hawaii Leisure) A recently released White House document could result in the closures of sport fishing in salt and freshwater areas.Shimano reported: Feds to 60 Million American Anglers: We don't need you A recently published administration document outlines a structure that could result in closures of sport fishing in salt and freshwater areas across America. The White House created an Interagency Oceans Policy Task Force in June and gave them only 90 days to develop a comprehensive federal policy for all U.S....
  • Obama prepared to pay off the Taliban

    10/12/2009 9:44:51 AM PDT · by Crush · 31 replies · 2,880+ views
    Unto the Breach ^ | 12 Oct 2009 | Chris Carter
    Just when you thought things couldn't possibly get any worse (from The Times)... The Obama administration is considering outbidding the Taliban to persuade Afghan villagers to lay down arms as it struggles to find a new approach to a war that is fast losing public and congressional support. Didn't we send troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban? Now the Obama administration is wanting to legitimize yet another terrorist group: Apart from training more Afghan troops, the focus has shifted to accepting a political role for the Taliban, while also trying to weaken them by winning some over. Once again,...
  • Dozens Rally Against NJ School's Obama Song

    10/12/2009 10:07:59 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 8 replies · 1,048+ views
    Dozens Rally Against NJ School's Obama Song BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) ― About 70 protesters let their voices be heard outside a school in New Jersey where students sang praise of President Barack Obama. Members of anti-tax Tea Party groups and others joined outside B. Bernice Young School in Burlington Township Monday to denounce what they believe was political indoctrination of students. The school houses children in kindergarten through second grade. The school began getting attention from conservative commentators last month after a video surfaced of a group of second-graders singing a song that praised Obama last school year. Protesters...
  • Teaching monsters (Obama's New Sodom)

    10/12/2009 12:24:00 AM PDT · by bogusname · 48 replies · 4,611+ views
    American Thinker ^ | October 12, 2009 | Bob Weir
    I've always believed in the existence of monsters. During my 20 years as a cop in NYC, I met quite a few of them, many of whom may still be doing time in prisons around the country. However, they were the garden-variety type of monsters; murderers, rapists, armed robbers and other assorted thugs. But there's another, even lower, level of criminal that exists in communities all across America, even in some of our churches. The creature I'm referring to is the pedophile. A few years ago, I received a 6-page letter in the mail from a woman in East Cambridge,...
  • Obama's Schools Czar Wrote That Killing Someone Who Called You Faggot Was "Not Aberrant Behavior"

    10/11/2009 8:34:30 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 35 replies · 2,353+ views
    Getway Pundit ^ | Gateway Pundit
    This sounds safe... Obama's Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings wrote that killing someone who called you a name was not aberrant behavior. Oh really? Verum Serum discovered this article by Obama's Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings in 1998: We need to own up to the fact that our culture teaches boys that being “a man” is the most important thing in life, even if you have to kill someone to prove it. Killing someone who calls you a faggot is not aberrant behavior but merely the most extreme expression of a belief that is beaten (sometimes literally) into boys at...
  • Inevitable: Lindsey Graham signs on to cap-and-trade - STOP THEM PLEASE!

    10/11/2009 12:08:25 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 15 replies · 1,479+ views
    Politica ^ | 10/11/09 | LISA LERER
    Sen. Lindsey Graham working with Sen. John Kerry on climate bill Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina publicly announced his support for climate legislation on Sunday in an op-ed column with Democratic Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts. "Our partnership represents a fresh attempt to find consensus that adheres to our core principles and leads to both a climate change solution and energy independence," the two senators wrote in The New York Times. "It begins now, not months from now — with a road to 60 votes in the Senate." Graham's support is a major win for climate supporters, who...
  • Sarah Palin: Further Proof of the Need for Energy Independence

    10/06/2009 5:47:49 PM PDT · by Al B. · 39 replies · 2,105+ views
    facebook ^ | Sarah Palin
    The British newspaper The Independent reported today that Gulf oil producers were negotiating with Russia, China, Japan and France to replace the dollar in pricing oil with a basket of currencies.[1] According to the Wall Street Journal, Arab oil officials have denied the story, but even the possibility of such a talk weakens the dollar and renews fears about its continued viability as an international reserve currency.[2] In fact, today a United Nations official called for a new global reserve currency to replace the dollar and end our “privilege” to run up huge deficits.[3] We can see the effect of...
  • Sarah Palin: We Must Win in Afghanistan

    10/06/2009 3:47:13 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 3 replies · 952+ views
    Facebook - Sarah Palin ^ | 10/06/09 | Sarah Palin
    For two years as a candidate, Senator Obama called for more resources for the war in Afghanistan and warned about the consequences of failure. As President, he announced a comprehensive new counterinsurgency strategy and handpicked the right general to execute it. Now General McChrystal is asking for additional troops to implement the strategy announced by President Obama in March. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have sons, daughters, fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers in harm's way in Afghanistan right now. We owe it to all those brave Americans serving in uniform to give them the tools they need to complete their...
  • Perversion 101: Kids taught 'gay' sex, rape, bestiality.

    10/06/2009 2:54:14 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 17 replies · 2,869+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/06/09 | WorldNetDaily
    High school teacher keeps job after handing out pornographic 'banned book' - A father of a high-school student is infuriated after he said a teacher provided "banned books" to her 11th-grade students, including at least one with explicit descriptions of homosexual sex acts, rape, masturbation, profane language and even bestiality. John Davis, father of an 11th-grade student at William Byrd High School in Vinton, Va., told WND that English teacher Kathleen Renard provided her personal copy of a book called "Perks of Being a Wallflower" by Stephen Chbosky to one of her English students, and it was passed to his...
  • Palin Goes Rogue

    10/06/2009 7:14:15 AM PDT · by euram · 18 replies · 1,180+ views
    Red State ^ | 10-06-09 | Nikitas3
    After four years of Obama’s canned presidency, the electorate will be looking for three things – hope, authenticity and honesty. And while you might applaud for Mike Huckabee, force a few cheers for the Plastic Fantastic Mitt Romney or give a hip-hip-hooray for Rudy, Sarah Palin is the type of candidate you can stand up and cheer about
  • Obama Website Blog Filled With Anti-Semitic Filth

    10/06/2009 9:48:38 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 5 replies · 733+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/6/09 | Gateway Pundit
    Today's Hope and Change-- Children in the Warsaw Ghetto 1943 and Children of Palestine Gaza 2009 Click to Enlarge After posting yesterday on the disgusting anti-Semitic hate speech on Barack Obama's website I received this from Rachel P. I was looking at your article, Obama's Website Carries Blogpost That Equates Israel to Nazi Germany. I tried linking through Israpundit directly to the Obama site and I received this Error, “Invalid page requested.” I tried looking through internet archiving sites and they all say that site does not allow you to search their database. I also tried searching through Obama’s website...
  • At the UN, the Obama administration backs limits on free speech.

    10/05/2009 4:17:13 PM PDT · by SJackson · 46 replies · 3,964+ views
    IMRA ^ | 10-5-09
    At the UN, the Obama administration backs limits on free speech. Eye on the UN For Immediate Release: October 5, 2009 Contact: Anne Bayefsky You Can't Say That: At the UN, the Obama administration backs limits on free speech. This article, by Anne Bayefsky, originally appeared in The Weekly Standard. The Obama administration has marked its first foray into the UN human rights establishment by backing calls for limits on freedom of expression. The newly-minted American policy was rolled out at the latest session of the UN Human Rights Council, which ended in Geneva on Friday. American diplomats were...
  • Should Women Back Palin in 2012? (why Sarah Palin deserves a second look from women voters)

    10/05/2009 9:33:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies · 1,737+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 10/5/2009 | Amy Siskind
    Obama garnered 56 percent of women’s ballots last fall. And they have precious little to show for it from this administration. Amy Siskind on why Sarah Palin deserves a second look. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As the Senate Finance Committee moves to pass health-care legislation this week, reproductive rights has been all but sidelined as an issue by the Obama administration. Should we therefore be surprised by a stunning Pew Research Center poll last week which revealed that 42 percent of Americans don't know that Obama is pro-choice? Maybe it’s time that women gave Sarah Palin another look. Palin, back in the headlines...

    10/04/2009 5:24:11 PM PDT · by kristinn · 47 replies · 4,784+ views
    Daily Express ^ | Monday, October 5, 2009 | John Ingham
    MILITARY anger boiled over last night after Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth rebuffed a plea from front-line soldiers for immediate reinforcements in Afghanistan. Mr Ainsworth had asked soldiers who have just endured a gruelling and bloody six-month tour what they needed. Without hesitation he was told: “More troops”. But the Defence Secretary – in Afghanistan with Home Secretary Alan Johnson, ironically to boost morale – merely replied that reinforcements would “take time”. Staff Sgt Kim Hughes, who will shortly return to his family in Shropshire, said: “It’s been a ridiculously busy, ridiculously hard tour. We have lost two guys. “Clearly more...
  • Breaking: Obama's White House ACORN Operative Fined $775,000 For Election Violations-Used Rapists...

    10/04/2009 10:19:46 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 21 replies · 2,064+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/5/09 | Gateway Pundit
    Breaking: Obama's White House ACORN Operative Fined $775,000 For Election Violations- Used Rapists & Burglars in Door-to-Door Registration Drives So where does a far left political operative land after his organization is fined $775,000 for election violations that included hiring rapists and burglars to register voters? Inside the Obama White House, of course. Obama's ACORN operative in the White House Patrick Gaspard is helping shape domestic policy-- From left: CECILIA MUÑOZ, director, intergovernmental affairs; MICHAEL STRAUTMANIS, public liaison; CHRISTOPHER LU, Cabinet secretary; HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM, deputy director, Domestic Policy Council; PATRICK GASPARD, political director; PHIL SCHILIRO, director of legislative affairs; MELODY...
  • Virginia Argues That They Don't Need To Send Out Military Absentee Ballots In Time To Vote

    10/04/2009 4:00:47 PM PDT · by khnyny · 25 replies · 2,280+ views ^ | October 3, 2009 | Soren Dayton
    Last year, we covered some of the problems in the counting of military absentee ballots in Virginia, as did others. This problem has not gone away. It has just moved. The day before election day 2008, the McCain campaign filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Virginia to force Virginia to count military absentee ballots that came in after election day. McCain lost Virginia by more than enough votes, but the case went on with the Department of Justice replacing the McCain campaign.There were filings last month and will likely be a hearing this month. So what? The Virginia...
  • Rogue Warriors - The conservative movement requires champions.

    10/04/2009 2:44:06 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 20 replies · 1,260+ views
    Hotair ^ | 10/04/09 | Doctor Zero
    The unprecedented pre-order sales of Sarah Palin’s memoir, Going Rogue, have prompted numerous attempts to either explain, or dismiss, her popularity. Steve Schmidt, the chief strategist for the McCain campaign, pins his hopes for the future on Mrs. Palin… squarely between her shoulder blades, with a knife. Says Schmidt: I think that she has talents, but my honest view is that she would not be a winning candidate for the Republican candidate in 2012, and in fact, were she to be the nominee, we would have a catastrophic election result. In the year since the election has ended, she has...
  • Mr. President put the coffee down, coffee is for closers!

    10/04/2009 2:30:53 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 18 replies · 1,644+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10/4/09 | Sammy Benoit
    No wonder President Obama came away from Copenhagen empty-handed. Let's face it: the president doesn't have lots of experience in saying good things about the United States. The POTUS explained that he wanted the Olympics in Chicago because America needed to repair its image after what was going on during the past few years. In other words America sucks because of George Bush. This transcript of a meeting before the Denmark disaster was released by the White House, after Chicago was eliminated. One of the legacies I want to see coming out of Chicago 2016 hosting of the Games is...
  • Governmental Capriciousness Rising. "Who needs free speech?"

    10/04/2009 2:22:49 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 1 replies · 534+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10/04/09 | Aaron Gee
    There is a troubling pattern of capriciousness that has emerged from our current government. No one can take for granted that our government will do as it says. The word of the US government used to be something that world leaders, companies, employees, and the citizens of this great land could bank on. The breadth of the current administration's instability is unprecedented. From CIA interrogators to the Eastern European missile shield, keeping up with the number of on-again-off-again promises requires a full time staff to keep count. The latest example of this destructive behavior has been among the amendments and...
  • Editorial: Palin vs. the GOP establishment

    10/04/2009 1:57:22 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 205 replies · 6,370+ views
    The Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, Pa. ^ | 2009-10-04 | John Browne
    (snip) The libertarian movement within the Republican Party, led by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, is gaining ground fast, to the acute embarrassment of the party establishment.(snip) In essence, libertarian conservatives stand for small government, small business and personal freedom. This translates into lower taxes, increased employment and increased prosperity. These were the policies of President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.Listening to mainline Republican Party spokespersons, people could be persuaded to think Republicans are libertarian. However, recent Republican actions show them to support big government, big business and increasing control over people. This has resulted in higher...
  • Primary day voting begins for South Florida

    01/29/2008 8:09:09 AM PST · by Shortwave · 22 replies · 87+ views
    South Florida ^ | 10:13 AM EST, January 29, 2008 | Robert Nolin
    South Florida voters took to the polls in force Tuesday, setting the stage for what may be a record turnout for a primary election and deciding a make-or-break race for Republican presidential hopefuls. Early reports showed few problems at polling precincts. All polls in Broward County opened on time but two, said Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes. One opened five minutes late, another 10 minutes late, she said. In Palm Beach County, officials reported smooth openings at most of the 780 voting precincts Tuesday morning. On the ballot: Democratic and Republican candidates for president and a controversial property tax amendment to...
  • Ending the Two Party Stranglehold

    02/07/2004 1:27:16 PM PST · by Fearless Flyers · 50 replies · 452+ views ^ | 2-7-04 | Matthew B. Rogers
    Ending the Two Party Stranglehold By: Matthew B. Rogers As we enter the election season, we hear Republicans harping about how a vote for a third party will put a Democrat in the White House. One has to admit it’s pretty funny. As if it’s anyone but Bush’s fault he’s turned his back on his grassroots support and can’t remember the lessons of his Father’s defeat. After 9-11 this election has been the President’s to lose and he’s been doing a damn fine job of it so far. The truth is if a vote for a third party is a...