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  • Romney wins GOP caucus in US territory of Guam [all 9 delegates]

    03/10/2012 12:08:57 AM PST · by Bulwinkle · 53 replies
    AP via FOX ^ | march 9, 2012
    TAMUNING, Guam – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney picked up nine more delegates Saturday, winning unanimous backing at the Guam GOP convention. Republicans on the tiny Pacific island decided to shun traditional paper ballots and all 215 eligible to vote at the convention backed Romney with a show of hands.....
  • Caption Obama supporters

    01/05/2012 2:13:58 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 55 replies
    U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands after speaking about jobs and the economy at Shaker Heights High School during a trip to Cleveland, Ohio January 4, 2012.
  • Buckeye Police "Body-Planted" Grandpa at WalMart in Black Friday Mayhem

    11/25/2011 1:52:39 PM PST · by Altariel · 38 replies
    Phoenix News Times ^ | November 25, 2011 | Ray Stern
    The Buckeye incident is catching national attention this morning. According to news reports, a crowd of fired-up shoppers at the Walmart were clawing at a box of videos games when a little boy was "trampled" and cut his lip. The boy's grandfather then tried to lift the kid, first sticking a video game he was holding in his waistband. The guy reportedly had $600 worth of other merchandise with him he intended to buy -- not exactly the shoplifter type. One witness of the incident quoted by Channel 10 news (KSAZ-TV) seems to indicate that police wildly over-reacted: "You would...
  • "Obama vs Bush".....need some facts---VANITY

    07/11/2011 6:00:39 PM PDT · by Fawn · 21 replies
    July 11, 2001 | Fawn
    My friend and I are going back and forth with some Obama lemming regarding Obama vs Bush economy. Can you please help me with some facts on gas prices, economy, stimulus, socialism, jobs and anything else that can help me show this guy that Obama did NOT inherit such a mess that he has to continually blame Bush...and how he made this economy so much worse while in office??? Here is his latest reply: "trying to get all you HATERS to take off your blinders and realize how BUSH tried to destroy our GREAT country. It's so convenient to forgot...
  • Have Tattoos Lost Their “Badass” Image?

    10/11/2010 12:48:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 149 replies · 34+ views
    Blast Magazine ^ | 10/10/10 | Erica H. Thompson
    Tattoo artist Jamie Clinton gives 22-year-old Danielle Rondeau a tattoo of a blue bird on her ribcage at Stingray Body Art in Allston. Danielle Rondeau, 22, a senior sociology major at Northeastern University, calmly lies on her side on top of a black, padded table. She sighs quietly, her body relaxed. “Ready?” asks her aunt Marie. Rondeau lifts up her black V-neck T-shirt, revealing her midriff and a small metal post through her bellybutton. Rondeau remains still and collected, seemingly unaffected by the constant sound of needles buzzing in the narrow cubicles surrounding her. “Good to go,” she says. The...
  • Americans following Obama

    08/18/2010 3:48:16 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Just for fun...
  • Obama administration running off a cliff

    06/17/2010 7:44:44 PM PDT · by ancientart · 33 replies · 1,489+ views
    Aberdeen American News ^ | June 17, 2010 | Kenneth C. Blanchard
    According to the First Law of Cartoon Physics, “when a body is suspended in air it will remain suspended until it becomes aware of its situation.” (See William Geoffrey Shotts at I would add as a corollary that, a few seconds after the body in question notices that it has run clear off a cliff, it will begin to fall. Wile E. Coyote demonstrated this numerous times in his campaigns against the Road Runner. My high school physics teacher hated cartoons precisely because they taught so many wrong lessons about the physical world. He was right of course. Nonetheless,...
  • Defend the heroes who fought for health reform (Projectile Barf Alert!)

    03/25/2010 7:55:16 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 3 replies · 189+ views
    Daily DNC Talking Points ^ | 25 March 2010 | Tim Kaine
    On Sunday night, many Congressional Democrats in tough districts cast courageous votes for health reform -- even though they knew that insurance companies and their Republican allies would retaliate immediately. The Democratic National Committee is already fighting back hard, with a sophisticated ad strategy, events on the ground, and the best rapid-response program in the history of politics. But we need your help to keep it up. Please donate today.
  • "Insulted" by Israel, U.S. scrambles to save talks

    03/13/2010 6:21:24 PM PST · by americanophile · 123 replies · 4,874+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! News ^ | March 13, 2010 | Alastair Macdonald
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel's relationship with the United States, a defining feature of the troubled Middle East, was under severe strain as diplomats scrambled on Saturday to save newborn U.S.-brokered peace talks with the Palestinians. A senior U.S. official predicted "a dicey period here in the next couple days to a couple of weeks" as Palestinians demanded the reversal of a new Israeli settlement plan and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, which includes pro-settler parties, reacts to unusually blunt criticism from Washington. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Israel's behavior "insulting" after it approved 1,600 new homes last week...
  • Coffee Party Group Therapy Session

    03/14/2010 7:50:36 AM PDT · by Xenophon450 · 23 replies · 565+ views
    Youtube ^ | March 13, 2010 | Lee Doren
    All hail the new political class!!! LOL
  • Obama expects Democrats to act like lemmings and march over a cliff

    02/24/2010 12:39:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies · 826+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 2/24/10 | Rick Moran
    This is a man so out of touch with the national mood he has doubled down on a pair of deuces. By going for the comprehensive, trillion dollar health insurance reform plan, the president has thrown caution, common sense, and perhaps his congressional majorities to the wind so that, he believes, history will treat him kindly for making government run health care a reality. As this Ruth Marcus piece in the Washington Post points out, it's not Republicans that Obama's health care summit is targeting. It is members of his own party who don't like the idea of being cannon...
  • Obama to Democrats: Don’t ‘Play It Safe’

    02/03/2010 12:47:31 PM PST · by Justaham · 21 replies · 699+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 2-3-10 | JEFF ZELENY
    President Obama urged Democrats not to be defeatist about the loss of their supermajority in the Senate, declaring: “If anyone is searching for a lesson from Massachusetts, I promise you, the answer is not to do nothing.” In an appearance today at a retreat for Senate Democrats, the president reminded his former colleagues that they still held one of the party’s largest majorities in Senate history. While he implored Congress to press forward on health care legislation, he said initiatives to create jobs should also take priority. Mr. Obama sought to lift the spirits of Democrats who are facing a...
  • Oregon voters pass tax measures

    01/26/2010 9:21:45 PM PST · by Bhoy · 194 replies · 6,712+ views ^ | Jan 26 2010 | NA
    It looks like Oregon corporations and high-income earners will pay higher state taxes as voters weighed in Tuesday on two hotly debated measures. The Oregonian has determined that Measures 66 and 67 will pass by wide margins. Measure 66 raises the income tax paid by households earning at or above $250,000 a year or individual filers who make $125,000 or more. Measure 67 raises the state's $10 minimum corporate income tax. Together they generate an estimated $727 million, which has already been budgeted by the 2009 Legislature for public schools and other state services. The tax measures were strongly supported...
  • Axelrod: No White House shake-up in the works

    01/24/2010 7:53:49 AM PST · by La Lydia · 28 replies · 721+ views
    Washington Post ^ | January 24, 2010
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's top political aide says there's no White House shake-up in the works even as Obama's campaign manager is given a greater role in the administration. David Plouffe (pluhf) will deal mainly with this fall's elections involving Congress and governors as reeling Democrats try to rebound after last week's shocking Senate defeat in Massachusetts. Obama's chief political strategist, David Axelrod, says Plouffe will take a more active role. But Axelrod says don't expect a staff shake-up. He says "nothing gets Washington more excited than someone losing their job."... Axelrod appeared on CNN's "State of the Union."...
  • John McCain, critic-in-chief? (Lindsey Graham says McCain is GOP leader) (massive hurl alert)

    12/11/2009 3:49:39 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 30 replies · 1,324+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-12-11 | Jonathan Martin & Manu Raju
    Barack Obama began his presidency with an open hand toward the man he had just defeated in a race that was at times bitter. "There are few Americans who understand this need for common purpose and common effort better than John McCain," said Obama at an inauguration-eve tribute dinner to his former foe. But in the year since that evening of comity and collegiality, McCain has emerged as one of the leading critics of the new president. On foreign policy, his traditional area of expertise, and domestic affairs, where McCain has shown new passion, the 72-year-old Arizonan is making it...

    07/18/2009 2:49:00 AM PDT · by Scanian · 28 replies · 1,306+ views
    NY Post ^ | July 18, 2009 | Editorial
    President Obama yesterday ordered Congress to move full speed ahead on health care -- ignoring both growing resistance within his own party and a warning from Capitol Hill's top budget watchdog of soaring costs ahead. "Now is not the time to slow down or lose heart," the president said, also warning that any health-care overhaul enacted by Congress "cannot add to the deficit, and I mean it." But in bombshell testimony Thursday that rocked Capitol Hill, the director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office warned that proposals now before the House and the Senate would do exactly that -- and...
  • The Kindest, Bravest, Warmest, Most Wonderful Human Being

    07/10/2009 2:42:54 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 40 replies · 3,209+ views
    NRO ^ | July 09, 2009 | Mark Krikorian
    I don't get to the lower level of Washington's Union Station much, but today I passed through and saw "My Obama Shop" — that's the actual name of an entire store devoted to all things Obama. My phone takes lousy pictures, but a blogger at Cato has a photo. Obviously there's a market for this sort of thing (I'm assuming it's not a government-owned business, at least for now) is a way there never would be for "My Bob Dole Shop" or "My John McCain Shop," but it's still kind of creepy. In fact, the very fact that there is...
  • You Might Be An Obamunist

    03/26/2009 7:21:39 AM PDT · by mnehring · 11 replies · 660+ views
    Do you suffer from a bad case of Obamunism? Take our simple test to find out. You might be an Obamunist if: You have tingles running up your legs when President Obama reads from a TelePrompTer.You believed excessive government spending on President Bush’s watch was going to bankrupt the country (What about the deficit? Think of The Children!), but President Obama’s spending us into oblivion is actually going to save us.You thought President Bush’s cabinet members were evil, (Rice, Ashcroft, Rumsfeld, etc.) but Obama’s rogue’s gallery of tax cheats and Bush holdovers is no big deal.You believe President Bush’s “war...
  • IMF warns of economic riots, police ready for civil unrest

    12/19/2008 7:28:07 AM PST · by TonyStark · 164 replies · 4,317+ views ^ | December 18, 2008 | Chelsea Schilling
    Pentagon resources and U.S. troops may be used if needed to quell protests and bank runs during an economic crisis, the U.S. Army War College's Strategic Institute reported. "Widespread civil violence inside the United States would force the defense establishment to reorient priorities in extremis to defend basic domestic order and human security," the War College study states. Incidents of economic collapse, terrorism and disruption of legal order could require deployment of forces within the U.S., it said. A "strategic shock" could require the nation to use "military force against hostile groups inside the United States."
  • Hollywood ponders global warming (Lemmings Alert!)

    11/19/2008 9:15:46 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 784+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/19/08 | Derrik J. Lang - ap
    LOS ANGELES – Hollywood insiders and climate change experts agree that they can't shove messages about global warming down audiences' throats. They met at the Skirball Cultural Center on Tuesday to discuss how storytelling in film and TV can translate broad issues about climate change to everyday audiences. "The storytelling has to trump everything," said "West Wing" actor Bradley Whitford. --snip-- "One thing we've learned is that apocalyptic stories don't work very well," ..