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  • Michael Moore: Trump ‘absolutely’ winning the GOP nomination

    12/27/2015 9:24:02 AM PST · by Signalman · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/23/2015 | Mark Hensch
    Filmmaker Michael Moore has no doubt that Donald Trump will become the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee. “Donald Trump is absolutely going to be the Republican candidate for president of the United States,” he said, according to Business Insider. “It’s gone from being a joke to becoming a serious reality,” Moore added. "Also, I think people are feeling more and more that we’ve moved back into a darker time.” Moore then admitted that he is concerned about rallying the Democratic voter turnout necessary to defeat Trump next year. “His numbers are high because they are polling Republican voters, or likely Republican...
  • Christie Wins Fifth And Mercifully Last Republican Debate This Year...

    12/23/2015 9:11:58 AM PST · by · 19 replies | 12.23.15 | Joe Webb
    Christie Wins Fifth And Mercifully Last Republican Debate This Year... Donald Trump, shark among plankton, didn't have to win the debate. He's 42% nationally. A fact not lost on the other low digit participants including the Act of Love candidate who at 3% has been Tsunamied by a Trump ratio of 14 to 1. Low-digit John Kasich, who looked like a lurker at an I-10 rest stop, yammered about economic security. Was not Kasich a Lehman Brothers Board Member when it utterly failed and nearly took down the world's financial system. Note: During this financial cataclysm, Lehman Alumni Jeb Bush...
  • Michael Moore Gets Snarky about Miss Puerto Rico and the US South [vanity]

    Miss Puerto Rico dared support Trump reg. muslims. She also refused to agree that 'we are all muslims'. This was directed at Michael Moore's latest photo-op. She was banned from the contest. If she had criticized Trump, I imagine she would have gotten a standing-o. [More on that 'old' news in followup post.] Michael Moore got snarky: "Miss Puerto Rico seems like a wonderful representative of maybe not of Puerto Rico but of Alabama, maybe? Mississippi, maybe?"
  • Open Letter to Bob Beckel on The Five on Fox

    10/09/2014 2:19:28 PM PDT · by RetSignman · 44 replies
    Me | Oct. 09, 2014 | RetSignman
    Bob your outrage over the guy who had the guts to go after that arrogant, mean spirited, deceitful, lying and cowardly member of YOUR Socialist Party went a step too far even for you.
  • Obesity rates reach historic highs in more U.S. states

    09/04/2014 8:16:11 AM PDT · by detective · 137 replies
    MSN News ^ | September 4, 2014 | Reuters
    Rates of adult obesity increased in six U.S. states and fell in none last year, and in more states than ever - 20 - at least 30 percent of adults are obese, according to an analysis released on Thursday. The conclusions were reported by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and were based on federal government data. They suggest the problem may be worsening despite widespread publicity about the nation's obesity epidemic, from First Lady Michelle Obama and many others, plus countless programs to address it. From 2011 to 2012, by comparison, the rate of...
  • Michelle Obama turns to hip-hop to promote childhood obesity campaign

    08/06/2013 2:09:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    The Grio ^ | 8/06/13 | Adrienne Green
    Michelle Obama is adding another fun element to her healthy kids campaign that seeks to tackle the issue of childhood obesity. Like her husband, the first lady has turned to hip-hop to demonstrate a point. She is distributing a hip-hop album complete with 10 music videos and 19 tracks to support her Lets Move! nutrition program. Obama is partnering with Hip-Hop Public Health and Partnership for a Healthier America to release then Songs for a Healthier America album on September 30th.
  • WATCH: Darrell Issa spars with CNN's Candy Crowley over the IRS scandal

    06/03/2013 11:16:44 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 44 replies
    THE WEEK ^ | 6/3/13 | Peter Weber
    Issa "let loose a volley of accusations on Sunday that seemed to end a brief period of restraint for him," says The New York Times' Weisman. Issa dismissed the idea from the IRS that two "rogue employees" were mainly responsible for the flagging of Tea Party groups, telling host Candy Crowley that the special scrutiny was "a problem that was coordinated in all likelihood right out of Washington headquarters and we're getting to proving it." Crowley asked Issa to show his cards.
  • Michelle Obama On Healthy Living: I'm in Better Shape Than the President

    07/22/2011 4:41:42 AM PDT · by Route797 · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7-20-2011 | Mary Bruce
    In a new cover story, First Lady Michelle Obama opens up about her familys struggle to lead a healthier lifestyle and even jokes that shes now in better shape than the president.
  • Budget tricks helped Obama save programs from cuts (spending cuts exaggerated)

    04/12/2011 8:04:55 AM PDT · by quesney · 62 replies
    WASHINGTON The historic $38 billion in budget cuts resulting from at-times hostile bargaining between Congress and the Obama White House were accomplished in large part by pruning money left over from previous years, using accounting sleight of hand and going after programs President Barack Obama had targeted anyway. Such moves permitted Obama to save favorite programs Pell grants for poor college students, health research and "Race to the Top" aid for public schools, among others from Republican knives, according to new details of the legislation released Tuesday morning. And big holes in foreign aid and Environmental Protection...
  • Most Americans oppose Michelle Obamas Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act

    12/18/2010 3:26:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 17, 2010 | Jeff Winkler
    A significant percentage Americans oppose the Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama and signed into law by President Barack Obama signed on Monday. Among other things, the $4.6 billion law allows the USDA to set nutritional standards for foods made and sold in schools; increases the number of children who qualify for school meal programs, and sets basic standards for school wellness policies including goals for nutrition promotion and education and physical activity. According to a new Rasmussen poll, however, only 23 percent of those surveyed think the federal government should have a direct role in...
  • Michael Moore Checks Into Florida Weight-Loss Camp

    12/10/2010 7:45:57 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 1+ views
    AOL News ^ | Dec. 10, 2010
    (Dec. 10) -- Filmmaker Michael Moore is getting a jump on his New Year's resolution by checking himself into a luxury weight-loss camp in Florida. A fellow patron of the Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa told The Daily Caller that Moore turned up at the $4,500-a-week camp in Miami last month. The liberal filmmaker has been there before and told the Chicago Tribune in 2007 that the camp is where he learned to incorporate more fiber into his diet. An unnamed fellow camper said Moore "didn't look like he wanted to talk" with other weight-loss hopefuls there. "But he sure...
  • Obamas' Social Style Has D.C. Grumbling

    10/18/2010 1:04:12 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 41 replies
    WWD Fashion ^ | October 18, 2010 | Susan Watters with contributions from Marc Karimzadeh
    Michelle Obama hits New York today and the fashion world is aflutter. The First Lady is coming to town to attend a private Democratic fund-raiser at Donna Karans Upper West Side apartment, where she will mingle and chat with many of th
  • Huckabee "Laughed Out Loud" at Prosecutors Objections To Clemency

    12/02/2009 2:28:46 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 240 replies · 6,567+ views
    Images of Prosecutor's strongly voiced complaints against Huckabee's clemencies, and a response stating that Huckabee "laughed out loud" upon reading it and suggesting the Prosecutor "cut down on your caffeine consumption". Click to view images of original documents.
  • Hi-Ho, the Derry-O ... Michelle O goes shopping

    09/18/2009 6:11:54 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 141 replies · 6,573+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 18 sep 2009 | Dana Milbank
    Let's say you're preparing dinner and you realize with dismay that you don't have any certified organic Tuscan kale. What to do? Here's how Michelle Obama handled this very predicament Thursday afternoon: The Secret Service and the D.C. police brought in three dozen vehicles and shut down H Street, Vermont Avenue, two lanes of I Street and an entrance to the McPherson Square Metro station. They swept the area, in front of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with bomb-sniffing dogs and installed magnetometers in the middle of the street, put up barricades to keep pedestrians out, and took positions with...
  • Trainer Spills Secrets of Michelle Obama's Arms (News You Can Use!)

    09/07/2009 6:24:53 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 50 replies · 2,016+ views
    Google News ^ | September 7, 2009 | Darlene Superville
    WASHINGTON At last, the secret to first lady Michelle Obama's sculpted arms? Tricep pushdowns and hammer curls.So says Cornell McClellan, Mrs. Obama's longtime personal trainer, who described the workout routine of his famous client in the October issue of Women's Health magazine. She began working with McClellan in 1997 at his Chicago fitness studio. "She's truly committed herself to the importance of health and fitness," he says. McClellan said that at the end of an intense routine of cardio workouts and weight training, Mrs. Obama finishes with the "arm-shaping superset" of tricep pushdowns and hammer curls to tone one...
  • Empty Airport Gets $150 MM (John Murtha Wastes Taxpayer Dollars)

    05/13/2009 8:14:58 AM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 14 replies · 893+ views
    WABC ^ | April 24, 2009 | Charles Gibson
    Charlie Gibson looks at an airport that has received millions of your tax dollars and has no customers. An empty airport that has a runway that is long enough to land any plane in North America but none fly there. (video)
  • All U.S. Adults Could Be Overweight in 40 Years (Reuters)

    08/06/2008 7:18:37 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 56 replies · 228+ views
    Reuters News ^ | 8 August 2008 | Reuters HEALTH
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health)-If the trends of the past three decades continue, it's possible that every American adult could be overweight 40 years from now, a government-funded study projects. The figure might sound alarming, or impossible, but researchers say that even if the actual rate never reaches the 100-percent mark, any upward movement is worrying; two-thirds of the population is already overweight....
  • HUNGRY HIPPO HAMZAS LIST OF PRISON DEMANDS (Jailed jihadi weighs 280 pounds)

    02/24/2008 2:28:47 AM PST · by atomic conspiracy · 19 replies · 275+ views
    Sunday Express ^ | 2-24-08 | John Twomey
    OVERWEIGHT preacher of hate Abu Hamza has given prison officials a list of demands after telling his lawyer: Im starving in here. Hamza, 49, who weighs about 20 stone, has told jail chiefs he wants more and better food, extra phone time and an end to constant strip searches. A dossier of complaints compiled by his solicitors states: He receives insufficient food which appears to be out-of-date and does not meet his dietary requirements. He has been left in a room without adequate facilities to meet the needs of a disabled person. This included no heads on taps so he...
  • Senator LA Kennedy on Immigration Agreement (Got your bags ready???)

    05/18/2007 3:22:37 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 13 replies · 1,159+ views ^ | 18 May 2007 | Lard Ass flunky
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Year after year weve had borders that arent secure and a system that is broken Year after year weve had people dying in the desert because they want a better life for themselves and their families. Year after year weve had millions of people living in fear day after day worrying that they could be deported like the hundreds of people were in New Bedford. Year after year weve had an underground economy that hurts American workers and abuses hard working families. Year after year weve heard talk about reforming our system. Weve heard the bumper...
  • Republican invokes Chappaquiddick against Democratic rival

    10/11/2006 3:08:34 PM PDT · by Panerai · 95 replies · 2,763+ views ^ | 10/11/2006 | Andrew Miga
    HARTFORD, Conn. --Republican Rep. Christopher Shays defended the House speaker's handling of a congressional page scandal, saying no one died like at Chappaquiddick in 1969 when Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy was involved. "I know the speaker didn't go over a bridge and leave a young person in the water, and then have a press conference the next day," the embattled Connecticut congressman told The Hartford Courant in remarks published Wednesday. "Dennis Hastert didn't kill anybody," he added. Shays' comments recalled the Chappaquiddick incident, when Kennedy's car ran off a Massachusetts bridge, killing his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne. Kennedy did not...