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  • Obama 2012: “We refuse to let Detroit go bankrupt.” July 2013: Detroit Files For Bankruptcy

    07/18/2013 6:08:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Youngcons.com ^ | 7/18/13 | David Rufful
    Obama: “We refuse to let Detroit go bankrupt.” Biden: Romney would “let Detroit go bankrupt.” Despite the promises of Obama and Biden, Detroit became the largest city to file for bankruptcy on July 18, 2013.
  • Utah Man Sets Snoring Wife’s Pants Ablaze

    04/02/2013 3:43:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    East Idaho News ^ | April 1, 2013
    A 60-year-old Salt Lake City man has been charged with aggravated arson after he set his wife’s pants on fire. Bryce Whitaker and his wife had been arguing about her snoring, which led Whitaker to take a pair of pants and set them on fire with a candle when she wasn’t looking. Whitaker later woke up his wife when the fire grew out of control. No injuries were reported.
  • The Mind of a Socialist (vanity)

    07/28/2012 11:52:35 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    "Republicans in Congress and their nominee for President believe that the best way to create prosperity in America is to let it trickle down from the top. They believe that if our country spends trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthy ...." - Barak Hussein Obama July 28, 2012 Tax cuts are not spending unless you believe it's the governmnets' money in the first place.
  • Carney: "Obama Didn't Turn Down The Keystone Pipeline!" (Can you believe.....)

    02/21/2012 3:56:01 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 40 replies
    White House press secretary Jay Carney says Republicans "forced" President Obama to deny the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. Later in his press briefing, Carney says Obama didn't turn down the pipeline. "In terms of Keystone, as you all know, the history here is pretty clear. And the fact is because Republicans decided to play political with Keystone, their action essentially forced the administration to deny the permit process because they insisted on a time frame in which it was impossible to completely approve the pipeline," Carney said when asked about the pipeline by ABC News' Jake Tapper. Later...
  • U.S. Official: North Korea Leader Died Just As Deal Was Struck To Halt Nuclear Program

    12/20/2011 7:10:31 AM PST · by edpc · 46 replies · 1+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 20 Dec 2011 | Haaretz & Reuters
    The United States was about to announce a deal that would put a stop to North Korea's uranium enrichment program when it was announced that the country's leader, Kim Jong Il, had died, a senior U.S. official told CBS on Tuesday. The Obama administration, according to the official, was due to announce that the U.S. would make a large donation of food aid to North Korea, and in turn North Korea was to announce the suspension of its controversial uranium enrichment program.
  • McCain: Obama Just Wants to Spend More Money (McCain: "I’m not a Tea Partier")

    08/03/2011 9:03:33 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 61 replies
    Fox ^ | 2011-08-03
    (snip) MCCAIN: ... just wants to spend money. Hello? He just wants to spend more money. You and I are -- remember when Ronald Reagan said the worst deal he ever made was when he sat down with the Democrats and said they would cut spending $3 and raise taxes for every $1. Guess what? They raised taxes and they didn’t cut spending. That’s why the Tea Partiers and others would – I’m not a Tea Partier -- but the fact is, we need a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. We couldn’t get it through the Senate as the...
  • Blumenthal apologizes for misstatements on Vietnam

    05/24/2010 3:06:40 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 72 replies · 1,741+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/24/10 | Susan Haigh - ap
    HARTFORD, Conn. – Criticized for saying he "regrets" misstatements he made about his military service during the Vietnam War, Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal is now apologizing. On Monday and late the night before, the Democrat told various media outlets that he made mistakes and is sorry for them. "I think he wants to put this behind him. He wants to start getting back to talking about the issues that matter most to the people of Connecticut and start talking about who is going to best represent the people of Connecticut in Washington," said Maura Downes, a campaign spokeswoman. The...
  • LIVE THREAD- State of the Union - 27 January, 2010

    01/27/2010 4:41:04 PM PST · by SE Mom · 2,518 replies · 98,741+ views
    27 January 2010
    The president is scheduled to give the State of the Union address at 9 PM eastern.
  • Obama Scoffed At McCain's Spending Freeze Proposal During Campaign (VIDEO)

    01/25/2010 8:47:27 PM PST · by goldstategop · 23 replies · 1,342+ views
    Huffington Post | 11/25/2009 | Sam Stein
    t didn't take long for the critics to come out in force -- and on YouTube -- against the Obama administration's just-leaked plan to propose a three-year freeze in discretionary, "non-security" spending as part of the upcoming budget. Some Democrats scoffed at the idea, calling it the wrong approach during a time of deep economic recession. Republicans depicted it as a political gambit destined to be shot down by a non-compliant Congress. One particularly tough attack, however, was delivered in Obama's own words -- in the form of a video compilation showing the president scoffing at just such a proposal...
  • Obama's Health Insurance Whopper: He's misleading the country on a key reform proposal

    10/01/2009 6:53:19 PM PDT · by khnyny · 22 replies · 1,498+ views
    NYDailyNews.com ^ | October 1, 2009 | John R. Graham
    "As soon as I sign this bill," President Obama promised in his prime-time address to Congress, "it will be against the law for insurance companies to drop your coverage when you get sick." Thunderous applause followed. It's easy to understand why - no one wants to lose their insurance coverage when they need it most. But here's a news flash: It's already illegal for insurance companies to drop patients once they become ill. It has been for over a decade. The American people should take note, as President Obama is using this non-existent crisis to justify massive federal intervention in...
  • Obama's Health Care 'Horror Story' Inaccurate

    09/29/2009 3:09:19 AM PDT · by Son House · 14 replies · 1,132+ views
    FOXNEWS.com ^ | September 29, 2009 | FOXNEWS.com
    But not for the reasons Obama cites. She "was about to get a double mastectomy when her insurance company canceled her policy because she forgot to declare a case of acne," he said in one telling. Beaton did not lose her insurance because she failed to own up to a skin problem in her past. She lost it because, when enrolling in the plan, she had not reported a previous heart condition and did not list her weight accurately. Obama tells stories of real-life hardships repeatedly, in his speech to a joint session of Congress, in interviews and at his...
  • House admonishes Wilson for his 'You lie' outburst (240-179)

    09/15/2009 2:51:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 111 replies · 4,024+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/15/09 | Jim Abrams and Ben Evans - ap
    WASHINGTON – The House has voted to admonish Rep. Joe Wilson over his "You lie" outburst to President Barack Obama during the president's health care speech to Congress last week. The 240-179 vote on the resolution of disapproval reflected the sharp partisan divide over the issue. Democrats insisted that the South Carolina Republican take responsibility for what they said was a serious breach of decorum. Republicans characterized the vote as a political stunt.
  • REAL PROOF THAT OBAMA WAS BORN IN KENYA (hint: look at keywords)

    12/03/2008 5:29:17 PM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 44 replies · 3,456+ views
    Internet | 12/3/08 | Self
    Finally! I have proof positive that Obama was born in Kenya! I guarantee that this will hold as much credibility in a court of law as the Rather National Guard letters or the COLB that Obama posed on Kos.
  • Obama: ‘I’m Not Going to Take Your Guns Away’

    09/05/2008 2:32:16 PM PDT · by neverdem · 201 replies · 1,516+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 5, 2008 | Christopher Cooper
    The Obama campaign talks a lot about new ideas and expanding the political map, but in the swing state of Pennsylvania, which the campaign has focused on almost exclusively since the Democratic convention, old-school issues still rise to the fore. The latest example came Friday during a small political event at SCHOTT North America Inc., a glass factory in Duryea, Pa., where even a hand-picked crowd threw Barack Obama a curve ball. A woman in the crowd told Obama she had “heard a rumor” that he might be planning some sort of gun ban upon being elected president. Obama trotted...
  • Biden On his pro-abortion stance: "My Views are Totally Consistent with Catholic Social Doctrine..."

    08/28/2008 5:18:27 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 33 replies · 167+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/28/08 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., August 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - New Democratic vice-presidential candidate Joe Biden was blasted on Wednesday, in the wake of Nancy Pelosi's much derided remarks to the same effect, for claiming that his radically pro-abortion stance is "totally consistent" with the teachings of the Catholic Church. Biden made the remarks in an interview with the Christian Science Monitor (CSM) in August of last year, which has received renewed attention in the aftermath of the controversy surrounding Pelosi's remarks. While discussing his desire to attract Catholics to the Democratic Party, Sen. Biden said, "My views are totally consistent with...
  • EDITORIAL: Schwarzenegger breaks the ice

    08/06/2008 7:45:32 AM PDT · by SmithL · 116 replies · 258+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/6/8 | Editor
    It took nearly five years, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger broke his no-tax pledge in an effort to break a budget deadlock.It was the right thing to do, even if we would have preferred a more progressive alternative to the governor's proposed temporary one-cent increase in the sales tax. But let there be no doubt: The $4 billion tax increase would have less of an impact on low-income Californians than a commensurate cut in state programs.Now the challenge will be for Schwarzenegger to persuade a handful of Republicans to break their own no-tax pacts that have all but frozen any meaningful...
  • 'In My Gut, She's OK,' Missing Girl's Mother Says In New Jailhouse Call

    07/28/2008 10:21:23 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 20 replies · 451+ views
    local6 ^ | 29-July-2008
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The mother of a missing Orlando girl said her gut feeling is that her daughter is OK and still close to home, she said during a newly released jailhouse call. The weekend call between Casey Anthony, 22, and her brother Lee Anthony was released Monday night. The conversation begins with Lee Anthony warning his sister, the mother of missing Caylee Anthony, that everything she says is being recorded and will be released to the media. He then tells her she can reach out to local detectives and she doesn't have to go through her attorney before asking...
  • U.S. to Take North Korea Off Terror List

    06/26/2008 7:11:52 AM PDT · by dead · 53 replies · 237+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 27, 2008 | NORIMITSU ONISHI and EDWARD WONG
    TOKYO — North Korea took a step on Thursday toward reintegration into the world community and rapprochement with the United States by submitting for outside inspection a long-delayed declaration of its nuclear program. The 60-page declaration from North Korea, one of the world’s most isolated and impoverished nations, was expected to describe in previously undisclosed detail its capabilities in nuclear power and nuclear weapons — meeting a major demand of the United States and other countries that consider the North a dangerous source of instability. “This can be a moment of opportunity for North Korea,” said President Bush, announcing the...
  • I'm pro-Israel, Obama reassures crowd in Boca Raton

    05/23/2008 9:33:19 AM PDT · by The_Republican · 42 replies · 93+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | May 23rd, 2008 | MICHAEL C. BENDER
    BOCA RATON — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama stood in the middle of one of the state's largest Jewish communities Thursday and was asked to prove his pro-Israel credentials. He pointed to the black voters in his Chicago hometown. "One of the raps on me when I first ran for Congress in the African-American community was, 'He's too close to the Jewish community. ... All his friends are Jews,' " Obama told about 600 people at B'nai Torah Congregation. "That's part of why this kind of conversation is frustrating." Obama, who lost that 2000 race, tried to assuage concerns from...
  • Romney Claims NRA Endorsement He Didn't Receive

    12/16/2007 5:07:47 PM PST · by 2nd amendment mama · 406 replies · 922+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12/16/2007
    Maybe it was the pressure of the moment. Being under the Tim Russert spotlight can get to anyone. Under Russert's grilling about guns on this morning's "Meet the Press," former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney claimed an endorsement he'd never won. ....snip..... "I just talked about, about guns. I told you what my position was, and what I, what I did as governor; the fact that I received the endorsement of the NRA." The problem? He was never endorsed by the NRA, and didn't have their official support during his 2002 gubernatorial campaign. The NRA declined to endorse in that race,...
  • Bill Clinton Flatly Asserts He Opposed War at Start

    11/27/2007 6:25:39 PM PST · by jdm · 87 replies · 308+ views
    NY Times ^ | Nov. 28, 2007 | By PATRICK HEALY
    During a campaign swing for his wife, former President Bill Clinton said flatly yesterday that he opposed the war in Iraq “from the beginning” — a statement that is more absolute than his comments before the invasion in March 2003. Before the invasion, Mr. Clinton did not precisely declare that he opposed the war. A week before military action began, however, he did say that he preferred to give weapons inspections more time and that an invasion was not necessary to topple Saddam Hussein. At the same time, he also spoke supportively about the 2002 Senate resolution that authorized military...
  • Causus Belli for a Legal War in Durham

    05/08/2007 7:55:53 PM PDT · by rickdylan · 32 replies · 1,237+ views
    Liestoppers Blog ^ | 05/08/07 | several
    Things I'm starting to see on the main forums for the Duke case confirm my opinion that a legal equivalent of WW-II is about to erupt in Durham; I would anticipate hundred million if not billion-dollar suits against Duke and the city of Durham, and a hundred or so million-dollar suits against individuals. The most major forum for such discussions seems to be liestoppers.blogspot.com. One article posted there today appears to be a rundown of the causus belli for the coming war and reminds me more than anything else of the list of grieviences against King George: "...there were freshmen...
  • Hillary: I Didn't Vote for War

    02/10/2007 12:54:12 AM PST · by Jim Noble · 88 replies · 1,997+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | February 10, 2007 | John DiStaso
    MANCHESTER – New York Sen. Hillary Clinton said yesterday her 2002 vote for a resolution authorizing the invasion of Iraq was "not a vote for a pre-emptive war," but instead a show of support for further United Nations weapons inspections. The Democratic Presidential front-runner, who has been criticized by hard-line anti-war groups for not apologizing for the vote, emphasized that distinction in a telephone interview from Washington. While fellow candidate John Edwards, a former senator, has apologized for his vote on the October 2002 resolution, Clinton again did not. "I will let others speak for themselves," she said. "I have...
  • Haggard Now 'Completely Heterosexual'

    02/06/2007 8:11:19 AM PST · by Froufrou · 126 replies · 3,714+ views
    FOX ^ | 02/06/07 | Unknown
    One of four ministers who oversaw three weeks of intensive counseling for the Rev. Ted Haggard said the disgraced minister emerged convinced that he is "completely heterosexual." Haggard also said his sexual contact with men was limited to the former male prostitute who came forward with sexual allegations, the Rev. Tim Ralph of Larkspur told The Denver Post for a story in Tuesday's edition. "He is completely heterosexual," Ralph said. "That is something he discovered. It was the acting-out situations where things took place. It wasn't a constant thing." Ralph said the board spoke with people close to Haggard while...
  • Sienna Miller ‘never desperate to be famous’

    12/11/2006 1:13:45 PM PST · by Mrs Ivan · 10 replies · 438+ views
    AP ^ | Dec. 11, 2006
    NEW YORK - Her on-off relationship with Jude Law made her an overnight celebrity, but Sienna Miller says that wasn’t her goal. “I was just never desperate to be famous, which I know sounds cliched and probably like a lie, but it is, in my case, very true,” the 24-year-old actress says in the January issue of W magazine. “And that’s the irony of my situation. “It was always about acting, and now it’s all about everything but that. I fell in love with someone very, very famous, and that’s beyond all of our control. Strategically I probably could have...
  • JOHN EDWARDS CAUGHT IN A LIE

    11/17/2006 6:34:27 AM PST · by rattrap · 24 replies · 1,190+ views
    Neal's Nuze ^ | 11/17/07 | Neal Boortz
    JOHN EDWARDS CAUGHT IN A LIE This is rich. Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards (who? Oh yeah..him,) the former Democratic vice-presidential nominee who ran with The Poodle two years ago, has been caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Believe it or not, it all revolves around Wal-Mart...and a game console. You see....Edwards is always bashing Wal-Mart. Not because of their promotion of eminent domain abuse, but because of their policy of promoting low prices and non-union labor. Edwards just isn't going to ever shop there. Or his he? It turns out the answer to that question is...it...
  • Edwards acknowledges staff asked Wal-Mart for Playstation 3

    11/16/2006 9:19:05 PM PST · by woofie · 175 replies · 4,346+ views
    Drudge /AP ^ | November 16. 2006 | MARCUS KABEL
    Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards acknowledged Thursday that amid his criticism of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., a volunteer member of his staff asked the world's largest retailer for help obtaining a hot new Sony Playstation 3 for Edwards' family. Edwards, a potential 2008 presidential candidate, told The Associated Press that the volunteer "feels terrible" about seeking the game unit at Wal-Mart while his boss claims the retailer doesn't treat its employees fairly. "My wife, Elizabeth, wanted to get a Playstation3 for my young children. She mentioned it in front of one of my staff people. That staff person mentioned it...
  • I love Britain not terror, says son of Abu Hamza

    11/15/2006 12:03:57 AM PST · by Mrs Ivan · 6 replies · 743+ views
    The Times ^ | November 15, 2006 | Sean O’Neill
    THE son of the jailed Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri declared yesterday that he was proud to be a British citizen. Mohammad Mostafa Kamel, 25, who was jailed for terrorist offences in Yemen in 1999, said that it was wrong to associate him with his father’s views. “Everybody has their own beliefs and it doesn’t mean that if my dad believes something that I believe the same,” he told the BBC World Service Outlook programme. “I don’t agree with everything my dad says.” Mr Kamel, who was dismissed from a part-time maintenance job on the London Underground after his bosses...
  • Kerry says he deserves 2nd chance in '08

    10/15/2006 1:13:58 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 150 replies · 2,651+ views
    Kerry says he deserves 2nd chance in '08 1 hour, 29 minutes ago Sen. John Kerry says he deserves a second chance if he decides to take another crack at becoming president. The Massachusetts Democrat, who lost to President Bush in 2004, said it is a basic principle that "Americans give people a second chance. And if you learn something and prove you've learned something, maybe even more so. Now, I don't know what I'm going to do yet. We'll make that decision down the road." Ronald Reagan twice unsuccessfully sought the GOP nomination for president before he got it...
  • Kerry vows tougher stance on group that questioned war service

    10/08/2006 1:40:37 PM PDT · by bitt · 192 replies · 3,693+ views
    Boston Glob ^ | October 8, 2006 | Mike Glover, AP Political Writer
    DES MOINES, Iowa --Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry lashed out Sunday against a group that bashed him during his last run at the White House. Kerry, who made a weekend appearance in northwest Iowa, said he is concerned that Swift Vote Veterans for Truth is again resorting to "the politics of fear and smear." The group, financed by Texas conservatives, ran commercials questioning his claim of being a decorated Vietnam veteran -- the centerpiece of his presidential campaign in 2004. "We're not going to give them an ounce of daylight," said Kerry, who is considering another run at the Democratic presidential...
  • Did Special Prosecutor Fitzgerald Lie?

    08/29/2006 5:53:58 PM PDT · by Laverne · 69 replies · 2,652+ views
    INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY ^ | 8/29/06 | Editorial
    Plamegate: Patrick Fitzgerald's three-year manhunt to track down who blew Valerie Plame's CIA "cover" has been exposed as a costly sham. He apparently knew all along that his man was not Scooter Libby. ...But it's hard to see anything but politics as the motivation for Fitzgerald's handling of the Plame affair. The facts indicate that Fitzgerald knew early on that the original leaker was State Department official Richard Armitage. So why did Fitzgerald let a cloud hang over White House adviser Karl Rove's head for so long? And why is Fitzgerald continuing to hound Libby, the former vice presidential chief...
  • The “Real” Reason Kerry lost—Remembering and Honoring Vietnam’s Heroes.

    05/29/2006 6:03:13 AM PDT · by namvet66 · 27 replies · 1,059+ views
    Vanity | May 29, 2006 | NamVet66
    The “Real” Reason Kerry lost—Remembering and Honoring Vietnam’s Heroes. With newspaper reports (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1639667/posts) of John (The Snake) Kerry out to prove his claims about his exploits in Vietnam and thereby, intending to discredit the Swift Boat Vets (and by association, all of the rest of us Vietnam Vets who opposed him, more so, for his actions after he returned from Nam) I thought it appropriate to post this, on this Solemn Day of Commemoration. I composed this poem and posted it on the eve before the last election (November 1st) and I believe it speaks for itself. God Bless (and...
  • Kerry Yellow (John Kerry Bash)

    06/02/2006 7:07:22 AM PDT · by bitt · 38 replies · 1,691+ views
    the American Spectator ^ | 6/2/2006 | David Holman
    A YEAR AND A HALF AFTER HE LOST the 2004 presidential election, John Kerry can't get enough of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. No matter the occasion, he doesn't miss an opportunity to parade his campaign wounds, however incoherently and obsessively. Supporting an Iraqi war vet running as a Democrat for Henry Hyde's congressional seat? "I know something firsthand about the Swift Boat-style Republican attack ads of the last election -- but you don't have to take my word for it," Senator Kerry wrote in a March fundraising e-mail, on behalf of Tammy Duckworth, an amputee whom no one...
  • Editorial: Kerry takes up the Swift Boat charges Raised Eyebrow Alert)

    06/03/2006 1:36:30 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 78 replies · 2,470+ views
    Minneapolis Star/Tribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 6/03/06 | Editorial Opinion
    Most of the controversies from the wild 2004 presidential campaign have long been forgotten. But one is coming back, the New York Times reported this week, and we're glad it is: Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic nominee for president, is joining an effort to debunk the many attacks on his service in Vietnam more than two decades earlier. Kerry is a holder of three purple hearts, a bronze star and a silver star, all awarded in a four-month stint aboard Navy swift boats in Vietnam's Mekong delta.
  • Editorial: Kerry takes up the Swift Boat charges (Major Barf Alert)

    06/02/2006 10:00:27 PM PDT · by Phil Harmonic · 126 replies · 2,731+ views
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | June 3, 2006 | Minneapolis Star-Tribune Editorial
    Editorial: Kerry takes up the Swift Boat charges He deserves this opportunity to set the public record straight. Most of the controversies from the wild 2004 presidential campaign have long been forgotten. But one is coming back, the New York Times reported this week, and we're glad it is: Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic nominee for president, is joining an effort to debunk the many attacks on his service in Vietnam more than two decades earlier. [snip] Although they had little bearing on Kerry's qualifications to be president, his young-man's sentiments on Vietnam were a legitimate issue. But that's...
  • Swiftboating as hate term

    06/02/2006 4:10:30 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 47 replies · 1,698+ views
    Washington Times ^ | June 2, 2006 | R. Emmett Tyrrell
    As we watch the left of the Democratic Party press its case to return to the top of the heap in American politics, or at least evade the fate of the Dodo, we have ever more evidence validating an insight on which I stake my reputation as a political seer. To wit: partisan politics more often falls under the professional expertise of the psychiatrist than that of the political scientist. A learned shrink can often tell us more about a political issue than any other professional, not excluding a swami or a voodoo priest. Consider the ongoing controversy over Sen....
  • The Truth, John Kerry, and The New York Times

    06/05/2006 2:07:31 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 18 replies · 1,343+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 5, 2006 | Thomas Lipscomb
    June 05, 2006 The Truth, John Kerry, and The New York Times By Thomas Lipscomb Kate Zernike's story on the front page of the Memorial Day Sunday New York Times, "Kerry Pressing Swift Boat Case Long After Loss," is an unfortunate reminder of the Times's embarrassingly poor coverage of Kerry in the face of the Swift Boat Veterans' for Truth charges in the 2004 election. Now as then, the Times acts as if the issues involved were between Kerry's latest representations of his record and the "unsubstantiated" charges of the Swift Boat group. The Times used the term "unsubstantiated" more...
  • John Kerry: Bush A Criminal, Looting Country (Super-Sized Gag)

    06/05/2006 1:09:15 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 74 replies · 2,168+ views
    NewsMax ^ | June 4, 2006 | NewsMax
    Sunday, June 4, 2006 10:49 p.m. EDT John Kerry: Bush A Criminal, Looting Country Failed presidential candidate John Kerry blasted President Bush on Thursday as a "criminal" who has been "looting the country." The Massachusetts Democrat offered the incendiary comments during an off the record meeting with liberal bloggers after a speech in Los Angeles to the Pacific Council on International Policy. According to the Web site L.A. Observed, Kerry asked the bloggers to keep his comments confidential; a request they apparently dismissed out of hand without telling him. Blogger "Hollywood Liberal" reports that Kerry "agreed completely with someone's assessment...
  • The Truth, John Kerry, and The New York Times

    06/04/2006 8:01:40 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 113 replies · 2,994+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 06/05/06 | Thomas Lipscomb
    Kate Zernike's story on the front page of the Memorial Day Sunday New York Times, "Kerry Pressing Swift Boat Case Long After Loss," is an unfortunate reminder of the Times's embarrassingly poor coverage of Kerry in the face of the Swift Boat Veterans' for Truth charges in the 2004 election. Now as then, the Times acts as if the issues involved were between Kerry's latest representations of his record and the "unsubstantiated" charges of the Swift Boat group. The Times used the term "unsubstantiated" more than twenty times during its election coverage and continues to make no discernable effort to...
  • Swiftboating the New York Times

    06/05/2006 7:52:12 AM PDT · by Tirian · 33 replies · 2,094+ views
    Powerline ^ | June 5 2006 | Scott Johnson
    That's "Swiftboating" -- as John Hinderaker defines it: "when a veteran says somehthing that liberals disagree with." Kate Zernike is John Kerry's latest mainstream media stenographer regarding his service in Vietnam. I wrote briefly about her New York Times article in "Return of the magic hat" and called on Tom Lipscomb to rise to the bait: Preparing for another grab at the brass ring, John Kerry seeks to engage the claims of the Swift Boat veterans. In today's New York Times, the "magic hat" -- the hat that Kerry claims was tossed to him by the "special forces" (apparently Navy...
  • John Kerry: Bush a Criminal, Looting Country (BDS Alert!)

    06/05/2006 5:30:43 PM PDT · by Jameison · 65 replies · 1,464+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 6/04/2006 | Newsmax
    Failed presidential candidate John Kerry blasted President Bush on Thursday as a "criminal" who has been "looting the country." The Massachusetts Democrat offered the incendiary comments during an off the record meeting with liberal bloggers after a speech in Los Angeles to the Pacific Council on International Policy. According to the Web site L.A. Observed, Kerry asked the bloggers to keep his comments confidential; a request they apparently dismissed out of hand without telling him. Blogger "Hollywood Liberal" reports that Kerry "agreed completely with someone's assessment that everything that Bush does is solely for the purpose of looting the country....
  • John Kerry vs. Swift Vets (A re-match?)

    05/27/2006 7:53:25 PM PDT · by WatchYourself · 109 replies · 3,032+ views
    Don't Get SOS ^ | May 27, 2006 | Dustin Hawkins
    The puff piece starts out: “John Kerry starts by showing the entry in a log he kept from 1969: “Feb 12: 0800 run to Cambodia.” Right off the bat, this is the first piece where the Swift Boat Vets were 100% correct. At the time, John Kerry stated that his trip took place on Christmas Eve in 1968. The SBV were right at the time, he was NOT iN Cambodia on Christmas Eve of 1968. Kerry had said that this moment was “seared” into him. After the Vets came out, Kerry had his personal biographer come out and it changed...
  • Kerry Pressing Swift Boat Case Long After Loss

    05/28/2006 6:37:54 AM PDT · by namvet66 · 74 replies · 2,701+ views
    New York TImes ^ | May 28, 2006 | Kate Zernike
    John Kerry starts by showing the entry in a log he kept from 1969: "Feb 12: 0800 run to Cambodia." Graphic: Kerry's New Evidence He moves on to the photographs: his boat leaving the base at Ha Tien, Vietnam; the harbor; the mountains fading frame by frame as the boat heads north; the special operations team the boat was ferrying across the border; the men reading maps and setting off flares. "They gave me a hat," Mr. Kerry says. "I have the hat to this day," he declares, rising to pull it from his briefcase. "I have the hat." Three...
  • Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss ["They lied and lied and lied about everything,"]

    05/27/2006 10:22:00 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 372 replies · 8,365+ views
    Kerry Pressing Swiftboat Case, Long After Loss By KATE ZERNIKE John Kerry starts by showing the entry in a log he kept from 1969: "Feb 12: 0800 run to Cambodia." He moves on to the photographs: his boat leaving the base at Ha Tien, Vietnam; the harbor; the mountains fading frame by frame as the boat heads north; the special operations team the boat was ferrying across the border; the men reading maps and setting off flares. "They gave me a hat," Mr. Kerry says. "I have the hat to this day," he declares, rising to pull it from his...
  • Howard Dean: Democrats Have Much in Common with Evangelicals

    05/11/2006 6:16:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 120 replies · 2,448+ views
    Dean said that "one of the misconceptions about the Democratic Party is that we're godless and that we don't have any values." The Vermont liberal is trying to change that. Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean told CBN News that his party has a lot in common with the evangelical community. Dean wants evangelicals and other conservative Christians to know that Democrats have something to offer them. "The truth is, we have an enormous amount in common with the Christian community, and particularly with the evangelical Christian community,” Dean said. But the Democrats’ record on hot political issues such as abortion,...
  • Rather warns students of 'new' media

    11/02/2005 2:45:16 PM PST · by baystaterebel · 111 replies · 3,374+ views
    Bangor Daily News ^ | November 02, 2005 | Staff
    Longtime CBS Evening News anchorman Dan Rather on Tuesday called for a return to independent journalism, telling viewers to be critical of the plethora of "new" media outlets that feign objectivity while working to advance their own - or another's - agenda. "You need to ask yourself: Is more better, and is all that calls itself news really news," Rather told the estimated 1,400 people who filled the Maine Center for the Arts near capacity for his morning speech on the University of Maine campus. "News is something people need to know which someone, somewhere, doesn't want them to know....
  • Even the dark times bring enlightenment (A LIBERAL'S EXPLANATION & APOLOGY FOR GROSS LIES....BARFFF)

    05/03/2005 1:11:44 PM PDT · by gunslingingmama · 39 replies · 1,443+ views
    The Detroit Free Press ^ | May 1, 2005 | Mitch Albom
    I try not to bother God too often, but I do sometimes ask Him for grace, to lend me some when I need to display it. I admit to asking now. The last three weeks have been the darkest yet most enlightening of my professional life. The dark part is obvious. I made a careless mistake in a column. It wasn't malicious. It didn't harm the subjects. But it was factually incorrect (how about "LIES") in four paragraphs. I assumed something would happen that didn't. That was wrong. I apologized to my bossess. We were going to run a correction....
  • Student admits Trinity letters (racial hate mail sent by black female)

    04/26/2005 11:05:23 AM PDT · by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace · 58 replies · 2,099+ views
    Daily Herald ^ | April 26, 2005 | Jason King Daily Herald Staff Write
    Bannockburn police arrested a black, female Trinity International University student today in connection with a series of racially tinged letters sent to minority students. Alicia Hardin, 19, of Dolton, confessed to mailing the three letters Monday to members of the task force investigating the matter. Police said Hardin wanted to transfer to a different school because she was unhappy at Trinity but her parents would not let her. The letters, police said, were her way of implying the campus was not safe. Hardin appeared at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan Tuesday morning on a charge of disorderly conduct and...
  • Holy Hillary: I Always Prayed

    01/21/2005 11:36:39 AM PST · by kattracks · 113 replies · 5,120+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/21/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Borrowing a page from President Bush, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton told a Boston audience this week that prayer has always played a meaningful role in her life - though accounts from her days as a student radical suggest that's probably not true. "I've always been a praying person," Clinton told a crowd of more than 500, including many religious leaders, at Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza. According to the Boston Globe, the newly religious former first lady "invoked God more than half a dozen times" as she urged society to accommodate religious people who "live out their faith in the...
  • ZOT! Hello [and goodbye] to all on this board and I have a question

    01/11/2005 11:26:36 AM PST · by marykatherine05 · 329 replies · 3,495+ views
    My name is Mary Katherine, and I reside in the state of Ohio. I am a registered Republican. I grew up in a small town with very strict parents, attend church every Sunday, and have generally tried to live a good and decent life. I have been married for 15 years, have 3 children, and I am a stay at home mother. I am personally opposed to abortion, I believe in small government, and I cheered when welfare was overhauled. I am personally opposed to gay marriage, and I deeply believe this country needs to do more about the divorce...