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  • Immigrants baffled by HealthCare.gov lapse (Green card = Healthcare)

    11/19/2014 7:42:39 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 6 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 19 Nov 2014 | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov is working better, but immigrants are running into what looks like an obvious slip-up. Call it the green card glitch: The website has no clear path to upload the government identification document that shows they are legal U.S. residents, and entitled to benefits under President Barack Obama's health care law. It's a baffling omission, say consumers and counselors assisting with this year's sign-up drive. "It doesn't list the green card as an option to upload," said Elizabeth Colvin of Foundation Communities, an Austin, Texas, group that serves low-income people, including many immigrants. There's a way to...
  • Can Rep. Joe Wilson be Vindicated Now?

    03/28/2014 6:09:38 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    Breitbart -- the Conversation ^ | 3-27-14 | Kerry Pickett
    Breitbart News recently reported that Mexican nationals and others were being enrolled at Mexican Consulates all over the United States. This now brings into the question if Rep. Joe Wilson (R -SC) who exclaimed in the House Chamber, "you lie, to President Barack Obama during the 2009 State of the Union when Obama remarked the health care bill would only cover American citizens, was the one who actually told the truth. OBAMA: The reforms I'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. WILSON: You lie! Rep. Wilson was later asked about his loud protest in the House...
  • Proof that the Plame case was a hoax

    01/11/2014 7:56:43 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/11/2014 | Clarice Feldman
    CIA official's John Rizzo's revelations in new book, Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA, establish beyond peradventure of doubt that the Plame case was a hoax, stirred up by her husband and Patrick Fitzgerald. See these excerpts from the book:
  • Obamacare: “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

    11/10/2013 8:19:30 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-10-2013 | MOTUS
    George: he gave cynics a good nameYes sir, here’s another one of Barry’s throw away lines that we HOPED would stay down that old Obamacare memory hole: “If you misrepresent what’s in this plan, we will call you out.” - Barack Obama, 2009 Ditto, this part of the same speech, where Big Guy looked Congress and the American people in the eye and dismissed these “bogus claims” about Obamacare as lies: that there would be “death” panels: (there will be)that Obamacare would cover illegal aliens: (mostly a lie; although it’s “complicated”) – note: while the term “illegal aliens” has been...
  • Rep. Joe Wilson Vindicated: The man who shouted "you lie" to Obama's face gets the last laugh.

    10/26/2013 10:47:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/26/2013 | Richard Kline
    On September 9, 2009, Joe Wilson, Congressman from South Carolina, shouted "You lie!" when President Obama was touting the benefits of his Affordable Care Act, now dubbed "Obamacare." Many in America were shocked that anyone would call the President of the United States a liar in such a forum as a presidential address to a joint session of Congress. But, now, as we look back on 5 years of Barack Obama, we see that Obama and his Administration do lie. And they lie a lot. * Both Eric Holder and Barack Obama stated that "Fast and Furious was a program...
  • Dana Priest's controversial co-author (William Arkin)

    07/20/2010 8:50:03 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 11 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 07/20/2010 | KEACH HAGEY
    With two Pulitzer Prizes to her name, Dana Priest is one of the Washington Post’s most celebrated reporters. Until Monday, when the Post published the first installment of a bombshell series on post-9/11 intelligence industrial complex, national security blogger William Arkin was hardly known to the paper’s readers. But from a media perspective, Arkin’s role as co-author of the series might be the more important. It marks the first time one of the Post’s bloggers – lately the cause of controversy because they sometimes blur opinion and reporting — has had a byline in one of the paper’s big, investigative...
  • White House invite for dictator who has stolen billions from his impoverished African nation

    06/09/2011 2:00:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 54 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | June 9, 2011 | Daniel Bates
    Barack Obama has come under fire for extending a formal invitation to a shamed African dictator who has ruthlessly plundered billions of dollars from his own country. The U.S. President will today have a coveted private meeting with President Ali Bongo of Gabon in the Oval Office despite his appalling track record. Bongo’s family has ruled the impoverished African nation with an iron fist for five decades and have used its oil riches to fund a life of outrageous luxury. Meanwhile one third of people in Gabon live on less than $2 a day and thousands starve to death each...
  • (Rep Joe Wilson:) The height of corruption

    10/05/2012 7:58:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/5/2012 | Rep Joe "You Lie" Wilson (R-SC)
    Last week, I discovered one of the most corrupt acts I have seen while serving in public office: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memorandum, advising defense contractors that if they failed to comply with existing law, taxpayers would pay any resulting employee compensation costs and attorneys’ fees incurred. Instead of notifying defense contractors that they must abide by the laws set in place to protect American families, the administration has advised and encouraged these companies to break the law without penalty. Does that sound unbelievable to you? It sounded unbelievable to me when I first heard...
  • Rep. Joe Wilson Was Right: Obama Has Deceived Us

    06/08/2012 5:43:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 8, 2012 | HENRY I MILLER
    He was correct. Prescient even. But one politician's invective directed at President Obama early in his administration seems to have been forgotten. On Sept. 9, 2009, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., received widespread attention when he interrupted a speech by the president to a joint session of Congress by shouting, "You lie!" The incident resulted in a formal rebuke, essentially along party lines, by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives. Wilson may have been indecorous, but he was right. And the president has continued to deceive. As the economy has failed to rebound, the president has been desperately blaming everyone but himself...
  • 2 lawmakers seek to delay end of military gay ban

    09/17/2011 12:53:17 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 5 replies
    AP ^ | Sept. 16, 2011 | Donna Cassata
    Two top Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to delay the new policy allowing gays to serve openly in the military. In a letter to the Pentagon chief this week, California Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, the committee chairman, and South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson — two opponents of repealing the ban — complained that the policies and regulations for implementing the change have not been finalized nor provided to the panel. "Since it is evident that the department does not have final, approved policies in place, we believe it is essential that you...
  • "You lie" Congressman Joe Wilson in South Carolina hospital

    08/25/2011 10:52:14 AM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Reuters/Chicago Tribune ^ | August 25, 2011
    Joe Wilson of South Carolina -- the lawmaker who shouted "You Lie" at President Barack Obama during a speech -- remained hospitalized on Thursday with an "extended fever," his congressional office said. Wilson contracted Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness, after working in his yard. He is being treated at the Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, South Carolina, said Eric Dell, Wilson's chief of staff.
  • Rep. [Joe] Wilson Hospitalized After Possible Bout With Lyme Disease

    08/25/2011 9:03:31 AM PDT · by freespirited · 19 replies
    FOX News ^ | 08/25/11
    U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina has gone to the hospital because of an extended fever. Wilson's office said in a short statement Wednesday that the Republican was admitted. He is best known for being rebuked by the House for shouting, "You lie!" at President Barack Obama in 2009. Wilson later apologized. The statement contained no other details, including when the congressman was admitted, if he remained in the hospital, or the name of the hospital. Wilson's office said last week that he was taking antibiotics to treat symptoms of Lyme disease. Previously a little-known lawmaker, after the remark,...
  • HHS: Obamacare-Funded Health Centers for 'Migrants' Won't Check Immigration Status

    08/10/2011 4:53:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 64 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | August 10, 2011 | Matt Cover
    (CNSNews.com) - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that it has awarded $28.8 million to 67 community health centers with funds from the Obamacare health reform law. Of that $28.8 million, "approximately $8.5 million will be used by 25 New Access Point awardees to target services to migrant and seasonal farm workers," Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Spokeswoman Judy Andrews told CNSNews.com. HRSA is a part of HHS. Andrews said that grant recipients will not check the immigration status of people seeking services. “Health centers do not, as a matter of routine practice, ask...
  • The no votes: 22 GOPers who balked Boehner

    07/29/2011 4:32:13 PM PDT · by americanophile · 105 replies
    Politico ^ | July 29, 2011 | Politico
    Speaker John Boehner pushed his debt-ceiling bill through the House Friday night with the support of 218 Republicans. Here are the 22 no votes: Justin Amash (Mich.) Michele Bachmann (Minn.) Chip Cravaack (Minn.) Jason Chaffetz (Utah) Scott Desjarlais (Tenn.) Tom Graves (Ga.) Tim Huelskamp (Kans.) Steve King (Iowa) Tim Johnson (Ill.) Tom McClintock (Calif.) Mick Mulvaney (S.C.) Ron Paul (Texas) Connie Mack (Fla.) Jim Jordan (Ohio) Tim Scott (S.C.) Paul Broun (Ga.) Tom Latham (Iowa) Jeff Duncan (S.C.) Trey Gowdy (S.C.) Steve Southerland (Fla.) Joe Walsh (Ill.) Joe Wilson (S.C.) CORRECTED: Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) voted YES on the Boehner...
  • The 22 Patriots who voted against the Boehner Reed Trap

    07/29/2011 4:47:03 PM PDT · by Brices Crossroads · 71 replies
    07/29/2011 | Brices Crossroads
    The following twenty-two House members stood firm and opposed the Boehner bill, which is nothing more than a vehicle which will be sent to the Senate, reworked by Harry Reid into something even worse than it already is, and then returned to the House. Boehner will dutifully bring it up and the Tea Partiers who voted for it will then vote against it, but it will not matter. Boehner and Reid will pass the Bill in the House with Democrat votes and Obama will sign it. The votes today cast by conservatives, many of whom are good people, are very...
  • Rep. Gohmert: 'We Know From House Rules the President Never Lies'

    07/15/2011 10:55:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    CNS News ^ | 7/15/11 | Eric Scheiner
    Rep. Louis Gohmert (R.-Texas) yesterday artfully declined to say that President Barack Obama was lying when he said he could not guarantee Social Security checks would go out after August 3 if there was no deal on the limit. Gohmert would only say he knew from the rules of the House of Representatives that the president "never lies"--an apparently sarcastic reference to the plight of Rep. Joe Wilson (R.-S.C.) who rebuked Obama with a famous shout during a 2009 speech to a joint session of Congress. While weighing in on the debt ceiling debate Gohmert said at a Capitol Hill...
  • 'You lie' Congressman Joe Wilson endorses Tim Pawlenty for president

    06/09/2011 9:12:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/09/2011 | Jordan Fabian
    GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty on Friday picked up the endorsement of Rep. Joe Wilson (R), who hails from the key early primary state of South Carolina. Wilson will serve as a co-chairman to the former Minnesota governor's campaign in South Carolina. "Congressman Wilson has been a strong conservative voice for the people of South Carolina over the past decade," Pawlenty said in a statement. "I am honored to receive his support in this campaign to restore America." Wilson called Pawlenty "the best man to get our nation back on the right track," one with "a remarkable record of conservative...
  • Valerie Plame, Joe Wilson story 'Fair Game' failed at the box office

    03/29/2011 6:02:42 AM PDT · by shortstop · 54 replies
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 03/29/11 | Staff Article
    'Fair game' a box-office flop The movie Fair Game, about the Valerie Plame/Joseph Wilson affair, was in theaters and then it seemed to disappear. Any reason? Poor ticket sales, basically. Fair Game was a generally well-regarded movie (it got a good 79 percent favorable rating on the movie website Rotten Tomatoes) that starred big-name actors in Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. It was about CIA operative Valerie Plame (played by Watts) whose cover was blown in Bob Novak's widely read Washington Post political column. The information was allegedly leaked to Novak by White House officials to discredit her husband, Joseph...
  • You Misled!

    09/28/2009 10:41:35 PM PDT · by listera · 2 replies · 458+ views
    National Review ^ | 9/28/2009 | Michael F. Cannon and Ramesh Ponnuru
    It is a good thing that other congressmen did not follow Rep. Joe Wilson’s lead. If they yelled out every time President Obama said something untrue about health care, they would quickly find themselves growing hoarse.
  • The WikiLeaks Vindication of George W. Bush

    12/09/2010 6:38:19 AM PST · by safetysign · 77 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/09/2010 | Larry Elder
    The WikiLeaks de facto declassification of privileged material makes it case closed: Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction -- and intended to restart his program once the heat was off. President George W. Bush, in the 2003 State of the Union address, uttered the infamous "16 words": "The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa." Former Ambassador Joe Wilson sprang into action and, in an op-ed piece, in effect wrote, "No, the Cheney administration sent me to investigate the allegation -- and I found it without merit." Put aside that Wilson's...
  • HILLYER: Scooter Libby, on the record

    11/18/2010 8:15:52 PM PST · by STARWISE · 29 replies
    WashTimes ^ | 11-17-10 | Quin Hillyer
    *snip* Memory can be unreliable, and misstatements can happen despite pure intentions. It's only fair game to point this out. So say Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA case manager and Vanity Fair cover girl, and her husband, Joseph C. Wilson IV, former ambassador to Gabon and extravagant self-promoter. Too bad the Wilsons, a power-mad federal prosecutor, an officious federal judge, a confused jury and a badly misled president wouldn't apply those same common-sense considerations to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, wrongly convicted of perjury in the case stemming from State Department official Richard Armitage's public identification of Mrs. Wilson as a...
  • Naomi Watts Toughens Up For'Fair Game'[Plame-Wilson Film "Reinforces Their Patriotism"]

    11/11/2010 10:49:15 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 51 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | November 12, 2010 | Mal Vincent
    Minutes after Naomi Watts, movie star, arrived at the CIA’s secret Virginia training center called The Farm, she was thrown to the ground in a way that left bruises. When she cried out in pain, her instructor glared and informed her, “Don’t say 'ow’ again unless you need to go to the hospital.” During the days that followed, she was “stripped of everything that cloaked her in specialness,” said director Doug Liman. The actress chose the rough treatment, Liman said. He chose Watts to play Valerie Plame Wilson, the spy who was outed in one of the most controversial episodes...
  • The Celluloid Capital [Plamegate returns!]

    10/28/2010 8:13:48 PM PDT · by Enchante · 33 replies
    National Journal ^ | 10/28/10 | Matt Cooper
    ... the title is drawn from how Karl Rove told Matthews that the CIA agent Valerie Plame was fair game for critics of her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson. Wilson, you’ll recall, was dispatched by the CIA in 2002 at the behest of Vice President Dick Cheney’s office to investigate whether Saddam Hussein was trying to buy uranium from the African country of Niger. Wilson came back with the answer no, and he was outraged when President Bush nevertheless stuck with the claim in his 2003 State of the Union address, which made the case for war with Iraq. Just three...
  • Where are they now? See what some of your favorite political friends are up to this month.

    10/25/2010 3:03:46 PM PDT · by mikalasukala
    c5's Simian Roadhouse ^ | October 24, 2010 | Consigliere5
    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? [taken from October 2010 articles/blog posts]NASA's Islam Outreach Minister Charles BoldenGOP lawmakers are critical of Charles Bolden for leaving last week on a trip to China just as the agency he leads begins pursuing an ambitious new agenda. It is the latest in a series of controversial moves that some speculate could result in Bolden's ouster. A law signed a week ago gives NASA four months or less to develop a dozen different plans for the future, including a detailed report on how it would replace the retiring space shuttle.It's an ambitious schedule, one that NASA...
  • NIGERGATE: BUSH TOLD THE TRUTH ……. BUT DID THE LIBERAL MSM ?

    04/21/2006 10:16:53 AM PDT · by parnasokan · 20 replies · 1,274+ views
    Il Foglio ^ | 04/21/2006 | Christian Rocca
    NIGERGATE: BUSH TOLD THE TRUTH ……. BUT DID THE LIBERAL MSM ? Another interesting piece today from the Italian newspaper Il Foglio. Following-up on yesterday’s excellent article Il Foglio takes another look at how lies were, and still are, propagated through the anti-3B liberal media. President George W. Bush was correct in stating during his State of the Union Address of 28 January 2003 that “The British Government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa .” The statement was true, indeed to quote the British Government’s Butler Report “It is accepted by all parties...
  • Obama: Mr. Incredible

    07/20/2010 10:41:53 AM PDT · by chickadee · 17 replies · 3+ views
    The Hill ^ | July 19, 2010 | David Keene
    Recent news reports that Democratic leaders promised Hispanic Caucus members that provisions inserted in the healthcare to win the votes of others would be removed later suggest that South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson’s (R) charge that President Obama’s denial that the healthcare bill would cover illegal aliens was a lie was dead on. The healthcare bill as passed and signed into law prohibits illegals from buying into the so-called healthcare exchanges that will be established under the law and denies even temporary legal immigrants access to Medicaid unless they’ve been here for five years. Hispanic Caucus leaders are now charging...
  • TEA PARTY EXPRESS ENDORSES JOE MILLER FOR U.S. SENATE - VOWS TO DEFEAT LISA MURKOWSKI

    06/16/2010 10:17:08 AM PDT · by Syncro · 33 replies · 783+ views
    Tea Party Express ^ | June 16, 2010 | Levi Russell
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16, 2010CONTACT: Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or Levi@FrontLineStrat.com TEA PARTY EXPRESS ENDORSES JOE MILLER FOR U.S. SENATE VOWS TO DEFEAT LISA MURKOWSKI The Tea Party Express (website: www.TeaPartyExpress.org) is pleased to announce its endorsement of Conservative Republican Joe Miller for U.S. Senate - Alaska. The Tea Party Express will make Miller's campaign its top priority between now and the August 24th Alaska Primary, and will devote the resources necessary to ensure Miller's victory. "Lisa Murkowski has become part of the problem in Washington.  Her support for record deficit spending, and her flip-flopping on whether to repeal Obamacare are just two of the many issues in which she...
  • YOU Lie: Rep. Clyburn (D) Implies Alvin Greene Is A Plant Involved With Rep. Joe Wilson (R)

    06/14/2010 11:45:14 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 43 replies · 992+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | June 14, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "I have a little more than suspicions," Rep. Clyburn (D-SC) said of his idea that US Senate candidate Alvin Greene (D-SC) is a plant. Rep. Clyburn went on to say the man who managed the campaign of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) also managed the campaign of his [Clyburn's] opponent and Democrat Alvin Greene. "We see that Joe Wilson, the Republican congressman -- who I asked the House to censure for disrupting the President's speech -- his campaign manager was managing my opponent's campaign and so they were running my opponent's campaign, Alvin Greene's campaign and Ben Frasier, down in the...
  • Group: Army symbol is religious, should be changed

    04/29/2010 12:48:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 63 replies · 2,444+ views
    AP ^ | 4/29/2010 | Dan Elliott
    A religious watchdog group says a cross and motto on the emblem of an Army hospital in Colorado violate the constitutional requirement for separation of church and state and should be removed. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation asked the Army this week to change the emblem of Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, outside Colorado Springs. The emblem says "Pro deo et humanitate" or "For God and humanity." Fort Carson commanders will review the complaint, Lt. Col. Steve Wollman said. He said the emblem had been approved by the Army Institute of Heraldry and has been in use since...
  • Gen. Casey, Rep. Wilson and the Jackson Five

    03/01/2010 9:31:27 PM PST · by sinanju · 4 replies · 376+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 1st, 2010 | Chet Nagle
    "...The conspirators were in the Army’s 902nd Military Intelligence Group’s MOS 09L program (“Lima Nine”), E Company, 187th Ordnance Battalion. Lima Nine was started because of the Army’s desperate lack of linguists speaking Pashto, Dari or Arabic. To attract such recruits, military intelligence promises foreigners that if they join the Army as a translator they will get U.S. citizenship and a top security clearance. Candidates from Afghanistan and Iraq, including the Jackson Five, speak such poor English the Army puts them in Lima Nine and gives them English lessons, so they will have some hope of passing basic training. Clayton...
  • Laptops seized in Army base probe ( Muslims )

    03/01/2010 12:21:03 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 1,008+ views
    McClatchy ^ | JAMES ROSEN
    A South Carolina congressman said Friday that five Muslim soldiers at Fort Jackson, S.C., had been removed from active duty, and four of them discharged from the Army, in connection with an ongoing probe into alleged threats to poison food at the large South Carolina base. Republican Rep. Joe Wilson, who sits on the House Armed Services Committee, said the soldiers' laptops had been seized and were being analyzed. Congressional officials with knowledge of the case said cell phones and Arabic writings had been confiscated as well. Wilson also disclosed for the first time that four of the Muslim soldiers...
  • US Rep: No plot to poison food at SC Army base

    02/28/2010 8:46:22 PM PST · by PilotDave · 73 replies · 2,887+ views
    The Sun News ^ | 28 Feb 10 | AP
    U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., said Sunday information he received as a member of the House Armed Services Committee showed there was no plot. The five Muslim soldiers who were connected to a translator training program had been detained in December while the Army investigated. "The investigation revealed that there was not an effort to poison food," Wilson said. The probe also showed the men had not been disloyal. Four of the soldiers were discharged from the Army for petty crimes, Wilson said, and the fifth was returned to his National Guard unit in Virginia.
  • There goes the only reason I'd have to watch the State of The Union speech

    01/27/2010 3:55:31 PM PST · by budj · 35 replies · 896+ views
    AP ^ | 1/27/10 | AP
    Heckling Lawmaker: No More Outbursts Wednesday
  • Joe 'You Lie!' Wilson vows to behave himself tonight

    01/27/2010 12:58:52 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 50 replies · 1,087+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Jan. 27, 2010 | Johanna Neuman
    It was the expletive heard 'round the world, the emotional outburst by South Carolina Republican Joe Wilson to President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress in September. When the president promised that reform of the healthcare system would not benefit illegal immigrants, Wilson shouted, "You lie!" Speaker House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was furious. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel complained that no president had ever been treated so rudely. Even Republican leaders were chagrined at the breach of House etiquette, putting pressure on Wilson to apologize. The outburst propelled Wilson to national fame -- and infamy --...
  • Hoping for DOZENS of Joe Wilsons at the State of the Union speech!

    01/25/2010 10:18:36 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 33 replies · 809+ views
    self | 1/25/10 | NewJerseyJoe
    I'm looking forward to hearing lots of "You lie!" at the SOTU. I think many more will feel emboldened by now.
  • Graham, S.C. GOP leaders push back against censure (Joe Wilson defends, praises Grahamnesty)

    01/06/2010 1:12:05 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 32 replies · 1,132+ views
    (snip) South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson, who became a conservative hero after he shouted "You lie!" at President Obama during a major speech last year, hails from Lexington County. He also defended Graham. “Lindsey Graham has been a great leader for our state and party," Wilson said in a statement to CNN. "I appreciate everything he has done for me and his tireless work in helping Republicans at all levels of government. He’s a team player. Ronald Reagan always said that people who agree with you 80 percent of the time should be considered a good friend. Reagan was a...
  • Top 40 Political Quotes Of 2009 - Sarah Palin #2 & #9

    12/31/2009 10:36:16 AM PST · by MaxCUA · 578+ views
    1) You Lie! -- Joe Wilson during a Barack Obama speech to Congress 2) The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s “death panel” so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their “level of productivity in society,” whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil. -- Sarah Palin
  • Matthews, Politifact Name Wilson, Birthers, and Palin as Biggest "Political Liars" of Year - Video

    12/30/2009 4:23:23 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 15 replies · 746+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 30, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video of Chris Matthews, Steve Kornaki, and Jonathan Martin discussing "Politifact's" biggest "political lies" of the year. Politifact named Joe Wilson one of the biggest liars for shouting out "you lie" while Obama was speaking and "the lie of the year" went to Sarah Palin for claiming that there will be "death panels" as a result of the Democrats' Health Care legislation. . . . (VIDEO)
  • Joe Wilson Was Right...

    12/22/2009 8:10:42 AM PST · by Neoavatara · 12 replies · 529+ views
    Neoavatara ^ | December 22, 2009 | Neoavatara
    I was not Rep. Joe Wilson's biggest fan after he cried out 'You Lie' during Obama's Presidential address to Congress. (You can see my original posts here). I still believe that it was the wrong statement at the wrong time. That said...I think factually, Joe Wilson was right.
  • Republicans Pay Tribute at ‘Tea Party’ Movie Premiere

    12/03/2009 9:11:54 PM PST · by Syncro · 16 replies · 1,023+ views
    The Washington Independent ^ | December 3, 2009 | David Weigel
    Republicans Pay Tribute at ‘Tea Party’ Movie Premiere Members of Congress Mingle With Activists at D.C. Film Debut By David Weigel 12/3/09 10:08 AM Presenters at the premiere of "Tea Party: The Documentary Film" Wednesday in Washington (Photo: David Weigel) Getting into Wednesday’s Washington, D.C., premiere of “Tea Party: The Documentary Film” meant walking through a steady rain into the Ronald Reagan building, a sprawling downtown trade and convention center where the economic conservative group FreedomWorks, which helped organize a number of Tea Party protests, had rented a foyer and a sizable auditorium. The stars of the film relaxed and...
  • DeMint, Wilson rip bogus job creation claims

    11/17/2009 9:38:39 PM PST · by pissant · 10 replies · 723+ views
    The State ^ | 11/18/09 | Jaes Rosen
    WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers piled on the Obama administration Tuesday - and Democratic leaders were miffed - over a Web site that reported thousands of jobs nationwide in congressional districts that don't exist. In South Carolina, www.recovery.gov reported $40.7 million in economic-stimulus money had gone to seven nonexistent congressional districts - including District 00 and District 25. South Carolina only has six U.S. House districts, Nos. 1-6. The Web site, the official federal online portal for tracking distributions from the $787 billion stimulus program, compounded the error by saying 46 jobs - 46.4, to be exact - have been "saved...
  • WILSON CITES REAGAN IN DEFENSE OF GRAHAM (Joe Wilson is a WIMP)

    11/16/2009 5:45:25 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 33 replies · 1,350+ views
    palmetto Scoop ^ | 10-12-09 | Adam Fogle
    Dis gustin' Cease all those donations to Joe Wilson.
  • Joe Wilson: Don't Censure Graham (Joe Wilson defends Lindsey Graham)

    11/13/2009 1:36:42 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 16 replies · 929+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-11-13
    With local Republicans trying to censure Lindsey Graham over his apostasy on, in particular, energy and climate issues, the state's highest-profile conservative is standing by him.
  • Rep. Joe Wilson on Healthcare and Afghanistan

    11/10/2009 10:25:45 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 2 replies · 424+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/10/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    Does Joe Wilson or any of his colleagues on the Hill care about the Constitution? I participated in a conference call last Friday with Representative Joe Wilson (R, SC) who wanted to rally the troops against Pelosi's healthcare bill. He also talked of Afghanistan, as well. But I think he made a revealing comment about the Constitution that distresses me. Rep. Wilson started off his comments with his condolences to the families of the victims of the criminal actions at Fort Hood which had only recently happened at the time. “As a 21-year veteran of the military myself with three...
  • CONGRESSMAN JOE WILSON TO HEAD GIANT TEA PARTY EXPRESS RALLY - TUESDAY, NOV. 10TH - 3:30 PM (SC)

    11/08/2009 12:42:01 PM PST · by Syncro · 57 replies · 4,620+ views
    Tea Party Express II ^ | Nov 7, 2009 | Levi Russell
    <p>FROM THE ROAD IN AUSTIN, TX – The Tea Party Express (website: http://www.TeaPartyExpress.com) continues crossing the nation, thus far drawing tens of thousands to tea party rallies railing against government-run healthcare and a myriad of other issues.</p> <p>The national tour will explode this Tuesday, November 10th at 3:30 PM when Congressman Joe Wilson will headline a Tea Party Express rally in Beaufort, South Carolina.  Supporters are being invited from across the nation to attend the Beaufort, SC rally.</p>
  • PELOSI AND COMPANY HEALTH CARE

    11/05/2009 1:06:05 PM PST · by Edisto Joe · 2 replies · 429+ views
    The Edisto Joe Outlook ^ | 11/05/2009 | Edisto Joe
    Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Democrats in the House are about to pass possibly the worst piece of legislation ever to come out of Washington and force it on the general public of America. The 2009 House version of Health Care Reform for the country. Take note of the word reform, because it actually means takeover, as in government takeover of the health care industry. This is the bill from Hell! Almost 2000 pages of legislative language that glosses over, covers up, and side steps every major issue and concern that has been brought out in the debate....
  • Joe Wilson Proposes Forcing Congress Onto Government Health Insurance Plan

    11/05/2009 10:00:07 AM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 2,804+ views
    Fox News ^ | November 4, 2009 | Staff
    Though Republicans oppose the so-called "public option," Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., is proposing the requirement to draw attention to the plan's alleged flaws. Republican Rep. Joe Wilson proposed an amendment Wednesday that would force all members of Congress to receive health insurance coverage through the government-run plan proposed in the House's reform bill. Though Republicans oppose the so-called "public option," the South Carolina gadfly -- who gained notoriety for shouting "you lie" at President Obama during his address to Congress two months ago -- is proposing the requirement to draw attention to what he sees as the plan's flaws. "They...
  • Joe Wilson Proposes Forcing Congress Onto Government Health Insurance Plan

    11/04/2009 6:02:04 PM PST · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 1,210+ views
    FoxNews ^ | November 04th, 2009
    November 04, 2009 Joe Wilson Proposes Forcing Congress Onto Government Health Insurance Plan Though Republicans oppose the so-called "public option," Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., is proposing the requirement to draw attention to the plan's alleged flaws. Republican Rep. Joe Wilson proposed an amendment Wednesday that would force all members of Congress to receive health insurance coverage through the government-run plan proposed in the House's reform bill. Though Republicans oppose the so-called "public option," the South Carolina gadfly -- who gained notoriety for shouting "you lie" at President Obama during his address to Congress two months ago -- is proposing the...
  • Joe Wilson Proposes Forcing Congress Onto Government Health Insurance Plan

    11/04/2009 3:17:31 PM PST · by Doogle · 27 replies · 1,137+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | 11/04/09 | FOX
    Republican Rep. Joe Wilson proposed an amendment Wednesday that would force all members of Congress to receive health insurance coverage through the government-run plan proposed in the House's reform bill.
  • FBI releases notes from interview with Cheney about Plame leak (Fri night MSM dump)

    10/30/2009 3:58:26 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 25 replies · 1,823+ views
    WashPost ^ | 10-30-09 | Barton Gellman
    Former vice president Richard B. Cheney told a special prosecutor in 2004 that he could not remember playing any role in leaking the identity of Valerie Plame as a clandestine CIA officer, according to FBI records released under court order Friday. In his May 8, 2004, interview with Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, Cheney said he could not recall when he learned that Plame, the wife of Iraq war critic Joseph C. Wilson IV, worked for the CIA; could not recall telling his chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, about Plame's employment; and could not recall telling Libby to disclose...