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  • Conservative Author P.J. O'Rourke Reluctantly Backs Clinton

    05/09/2016 8:46:48 PM PDT · by Innovative · 154 replies
    NPR ^ | May 9, 2016 | Scott Detrow
    "I have a little announcement to make ... I'm voting for Hillary. I am endorsing Hillary," noted conservative author P.J. O'Rourke said on NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me. The episode aired over the weekend.
  • Ted Cruz suggests Phil Robertson for U.N. ambassador

    02/19/2016 1:08:13 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | February 19, 2016 | Sophie Tatum
    Washington (CNN)Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made an unusual suggestion for U.N. ambassador at a rally on Friday: "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. "How much would you pay to see the Russian ambassador's face when Phil says, 'What is wrong with you people?'" Cruz joked to an applauding crowd in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • 20 Delusions That Shape How Liberals Vote

    11/05/2014 5:44:44 PM PST · by Alex Baker · 14 replies
    RealityBatsLast ^ | Bryce Buchanan
    Consider the following 20 beliefs from the imaginary world where liberals live.  The “Affordable Care Act” will reduce the cost and increase the quality of health care, because if you want something done efficiently and economically, then you want unionized government bureaucracies to handle it.  We don’t have a spending problem  It is morally acceptable to borrow massive amounts of money from our grandchildren to support our own current consumption.  The 22 trillion dollars spent on the War on Poverty was quite successful in reducing the number of people in poverty.  The Social Security Program...
  • White House spokesman jokes about Islamic attacks on Christian churches in Egypt

    08/22/2013 7:01:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    daily caller ^ | Neil Munro
    The White Houses deputy press secretary today downplayed Muslim attacks on Christians in Egypt, joking about the savagery that has left at least six Christians dead. Press secretary Josh Earnest was asked by Fox News correspondent, Ed Henry, if President Barack Obama has a red line beyond which he would act against Muslim attacks on Egyptian Christians. Well, I didnt bring my red pen out with me today, Earnest joked. fter making his joke, Earnest said the administration is outraged and concerned about the Muslim attacks on almost 100 churches, monasteries, orphanages and other marked Christian sites. Many Christians shops...
  • Obama keeps joking about birthers

    03/17/2011 6:48:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/17/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    The president appears to be loving the whole Obama-wasnt-born-here myth. At a lunch on Capitol Hill on St. Patricks Day, Obama told an audience that included plenty of Republicans that some are still bent on peddling rumors about my origins. But he wasnt talking about what youd think he was alluding to: Now, speaking of ancestry, there has been some controversy about my own background. Two years into my presidency, some are still bent on peddling rumors about my origins. So today, I want to put all those rumors to rest. It is true my great-great-great-grandfather really was from Ireland....

    03/23/2009 2:53:11 AM PDT · by Scanian · 46 replies · 2,425+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 23, 2009 | Daphne Retter and Andy Geller
    President Obama yukked it up again when he discussed the economy on "60 Minutes" last night, prompting his interviewer to ask whether leading the nation during a recession has made him "punch drunk." The president laughed he later called it "gallows humor" at several points, particularly when he talked about pumping more money into General Motors and Chrysler. "I just want to say that the only thing less popular than putting money into banks is putting money into the auto industry," he said. Interviewer Steve Kroft interjected, "You're sitting here. And you are laughing. You are laughing about some of...
  • Kingship of Christ, Queenship of Mary in Scripture(Catholic Caucus)

    08/27/2008 3:42:31 PM PDT · by stfassisi · 3 replies · 101+ views
    Kingship of Christ, Queenship of Mary in Scripture Far back in the dim mists of ancient times, so far back, that we are not even certain of the century, in the strange land of Egypt, which thought gods had human bodies but animal heads, there lay dying the last of the great three Patriarchs, Jacob. His son, sold into slavery by his brothers for 20 pieces of silver, had by divine inspiration risen to be Vizier, second in power in all the land. The great Pharaoh - whose name we know not - had invited him to bring his father...
  • One Million Turn Out To See Rolling Stones Bash Bush In Rio

    02/20/2006 11:14:38 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 158 replies · 3,254+ views
    National Ledger ^ | 2-20-06 | Political Satirist Chris Davis -Commentary
    COMMENTARY One Million Turn Out to See Rolling Stones Bash Bush in Rio By Political Satirist Chris Davis Feb 20, 2006 Rio de JaneiroThe Rolling Stones, a geriatric rock group, left a million fans satisfied and spent on Copacabana Beach after Saturday's free performance to bash President George W. Bush while playing some rock 'n roll. Boats, including a huge ocean liner, crowded the shoreline, and helicopters and blimps circled overhead during the show that shut down the Copacabana Beach district. Large monitors flashed the peace symbol while others flashed, "War is not my voice. Don't invade the world, Bush!"...
  • I need fifty JOKES for the TROOPS in Iraq and Afghanistan by tomorrow night!

    11/28/2004 4:59:45 PM PST · by patriciaruth · 345 replies · 15,184+ views
    I've got a bunch of Christmas cards ("proudly MADE in the U.S.A.") that will be going with the last Christmas care packages for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with candy canes and other goodies, and I need some fun jokes to go in them! Please both post your joke here and then send a copy to me by FReepmail with your first name, town and State at the bottom. I'll print them up and tuck them in the last 4 or 5 dozen cards going out tomorrow and Tuesday.
  • Kerry Says He Was Joking About VP Choice

    06/04/2004 2:12:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 93 replies · 289+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/4/04 | AP
    WASHINGTON - Just kidding. John Kerry (news - web sites) told a Detroit radio station on Friday he'd name his running mate "in a matter of days," throwing the Washington rumor mill into high gear. Later in the day, he grinned when told that his interview was taken seriously. "All you have you do is listen to it," Kerry said aboard his campaign plane. "It was plain (that it was a joke). Don't ever write about me being dour and sober and somber." "There is no announcement imminent," Kerry spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter said. "And we won't have more to say...
  • Men Held in Rome for Joking About Hijack

    01/04/2004 8:05:44 AM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 214+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | January 04 2004
    ROME - Three passengers aboard a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Rome were detained Sunday after one of them allegedly said the aircraft was being hijacked, then quickly said it was all a joke, an airline official said. "Yes, it was a joke, but in these times we don't find that kind of joke so funny," KLM spokesman Bart Koster told The Associated Press in Amsterdam. "We handed them directly over to Italian police and it's up to them what else will happen, if anything." Authorities at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport confirmed that three men were being held, but...