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  • The Letter Joe Wilson Should Write (Excellent editorial)

    09/24/2009 4:37:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies · 1,109+ views ^ | September 24, 2009 | Larry Elder
    Dear Madame Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, I apologized to President Obama for my "you lie" outburst during his recent speech. The President immediately accepted my apology. Yet you and nearly all members of your party in the House of Representatives demanded that I make yet another apology from the floor of the House. I refused and then received an admonishment by resolution -- passed almost completely down party lines. Now it's your turn, Madame Speaker. I invite you and others in your party to apologize publicly to former President George W. Bush for vicious, personal and frequently race-based...
  • Joe Wilson's Victory on Illegal Immigration

    09/16/2009 6:43:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies · 1,191+ views ^ | September 16, 2009 | Tom Tancredo
    Democrats are still not satisfied with my former colleague Joe Wilson’s apology after he shouted “You lie!” when Obama claimed in his address to Congress that “There are also those who claim that our reform efforts would insure illegal immigrants. This, too, is false.  The reforms I'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally.”  If he does not continue to grovel and apologize they are threatening to discipline him for his violation of what Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman calls the “House rules of decorum.”Whether or not he breached House decorum, Joe’s actions were both true and effective.  Obama...
  • Liar, Liar

    09/15/2009 4:47:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies · 769+ views ^ | September 15, 2009 | Cal Thomas
    Wouldn't it be nice, as The Beach Boys sang in another context, if there was such a thing as a liar meter? It would detect when a politician wasn't telling the truth and alert the public. In the absence of such an invention, we are left to challenge our political leadership based on an objective look at the facts. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) may have been out of order when he shouted, "You lie!" in response to President Obama's assertion in his congressional address Wednesday night that illegal immigrants would not be covered by his proposed health care plan. What...
  • House Dems to Introduce Resolution to Condemn Wilson

    09/15/2009 8:40:37 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 43 replies · 1,485+ views ^ | 8/15/2009 | Connie Hair
    In a move dripping hypocrisy, Democrats in the House are poised to introduce a floor resolution today to condemn Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) for his outburst during the President’s health care speech to a joint session of Congress last week. After a long litany calling those opposing government-run health care “Liars,” the President claimed in his speech that millions of illegal aliens would not be covered under the Democrat scheme, despite the fact that amendments to every bill were voted down by Democrats in committee that would have specifically required proof of citizenship to sign up.  An incredulous Wilson shouted...
  • Dems to vote on Wilson sanction

    09/14/2009 8:25:36 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 87 replies · 2,676+ views
    politico ^ | Sept. 14, 2009 | John Bresnahan
    House Democratic leaders will move ahead with a "resolution of disapproval" against Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) on Tuesday afternoon, following through on their threat to sanction the conservative lawmaker for heckling President Obama during his speech to Congress last week. Democratic leaders will formally introduce the resolution Tuesday afternoon, according to House insiders, and the vast majority of Democrats - as well as some Republicans - are expected to vote for it. No decision had been made at press time as to which Democrat would be offering the resolution. A number of Democrats, led by Majority Whip James Clyburn (S.C.)...
  • Joe Wilson is Under Attack- Stand with Joe Today

    09/11/2009 8:24:52 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 86 replies · 2,608+ views ^ | Sept 11,2009 | Joe Wilson
    Today, I need your help more than ever before. I've been under attack by the liberals for months and they’ve done everything they can to quiet my very vocal opposition to more government interference in Americans' lives. Now, it's gotten even worse, but I will not stop fighting against their policies that will only lead to more government interference, more spending, and higher deficits. I should not have disrespected the President during his speech. But I am not sorry for fighting back against the dangerous policies of liberal Democrats. I will not back down. Will you stand with me today...

    09/11/2009 6:45:04 AM PDT · by shortstop · 16 replies · 875+ views ^ | 09/11/09 | Bob Lonsberry
    Joe Wilson speaks for me. In the chamber dedicated to the voice of the people, the voice of the people was heard. In the face of deception, in a flash of discourtesy, truth was spoken. “You lie!” Joe Wilson blurted, taking the words out of the mouths of millions of Americans watching at home. It was an observation both jarring and true. In point of fact the president was lying, he was engaging in deception, and out of 435 representatives of the people, just one had the instinctive impulse to say so. Joe Wilson speaks for me. Society’s worship of...
  • Post your THANK YOU's TO Joe Wilson

    09/10/2009 12:51:35 PM PDT · by pollywog · 133 replies · 2,912+ views
    9/10/09 | pollywog
    Excuse this simple post.... I really feel we need to set aside a thread to THANK Joe Wilson!! Joe singlehandedly spoke up AGAINT the despicable LIES of President Obama last night! Whether or not you feel it was the appropriate place for him to speak out or not, he DID say what most of us were thinking while listening to the President spew out bold faced LIES. Joe Wilson's website has been down since last night! Let's use FreeRepublic right now to say THANKS!! THANK YOU JOE WILSON!!!!! I have donated $$ towards your re-election!! Polly
  • You Lie! Thank you, Congressman Wilson

    09/11/2009 9:47:09 AM PDT · by KatyLoraleyVidales · 12 replies · 767+ views
    The Tusk ^ | 09/10/2009 | R
    Besides breaking longstanding Congressional decorum, Congressman Joe Wilson is to be applauded for having the testicular fortitude to say what were we all thinking throughout the entirity of the president's speech last night. The video below is not presented so much to show you the spectacle, but because I think the "But how did you know!?" look on Pelosi's face is friggin' hillarious.In any case, Congressman Wilson has apologized for his remarks and has been roundly condemned by both Democrats and Republicans. But, not I. For while the networks and her Speakership will remain determined to focus on the act...
  • Rev. Peterson: Rep. Joe Wilson Speaks For Millions!

    09/11/2009 9:33:52 AM PDT · by abigail2 · 36 replies · 1,188+ views
    BOND Action, Inc. ^ | September 11, 2009 | abigail2
    Rev. Peterson: Rep. Joe Wilson Speaks For Millions! Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Founder and President of BOND Action, Inc., released the following statement in support of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), calling on the congressman to stand strong and to keep challenging the lies spewed by President Barack Obama and his left-wing allies: “Rep. Joe Wilson echoed the sentiments of millions of freedom-loving Americans when he shouted the words ‘you lie’ to Barack Obama. President Obama lied to get into office and he hasn’t stopped. Thank God Rep. Wilson had the courage to speak the truth. I applaud him—but it’s unfortunate...
  • House Plans to Admonish Rep. Wilson Over Insult [Pelosi Demands Congressional Apology]

    09/11/2009 10:49:15 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 100 replies · 3,780+ views
    NYTimes ^ | September 11, 2009
    House Plans to Admonish Rep. Wilson Over Insult By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 11, 2009 WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Democratic leaders are planning a House vote early next week on whether to admonish Republican Rep. Joe Wilson if he does not apologize on the House floor for yelling ''You lie!'' during President Barack Obama's health care address. Brendan Daly, a spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, said Friday that party leaders decided they will likely move forward with a resolution of disapproval against Wilson if he doesn't apologize to Congress. Wilson told Obama he was sorry shortly after...