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  • Captain Americaís Ďheterosexual virilityí lamented by Vanity Fair [Just Kill Me Now...]

    05/10/2016 1:14:34 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 34 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 05/09/2016 | Douglas Ernst
    Vanity Fair has weighed in on the blockbuster movie ďCaptain America: Civil WarĒ to lament the heroís ďheterosexual virility.Ē Marvel Studios and Disneyís latest installment wowed audiences in North America to the tune of $181 million last weekend, but Vanity Fair writer Joanna Robinson left the theater disappointed. Her reason: Chris Evansí character, super soldier Captain America, got nostalgic for his ďskirt-chasingĒ days with best friend ďBuckyĒ Barnes. Robinson said directors Joe and Anthony Russo should not have said fans may ďinterpret the relationship [with Bucky] however they want to interpret itĒ since the character explicitly makes clear his attraction...
  • Bette Midler blames warm Christmas weather on ‚Äėignorant selfish climate deniers(LOL)

    12/23/2015 8:42:29 AM PST · by rktman · 84 replies ^ | 12/22/2015 | Marc Morano
    Bette Midler tweet: ‚ÄúDec. 22, 2015, 63 degrees in NYC. I would like to thank the ignorant selfish climate deniers for all their goodwill toward the planet.‚ÄĚ
  • The effect of Canadaís election may be felt in the US sooner than you think

    10/21/2015 7:30:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/21/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The dust has settled north of the border and the Canadians have swept a new, liberal government into power under the leadership of Justin Trudeau. The first question which likely jumped up in the minds of many Americans was… so what? Canada is an ally and a strong trading partner, particularly when it comes to oil. They make some awesome maple syrup and have rather odd tastes in donuts, but aside from that we can pretty much leave them to their own devices, right? The liberals in charge may be far more fanatical about environmental issues and are more...
  • Bush: 'Iím going to win South Carolina, take it to the bank'

    09/25/2015 8:29:52 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/25/15 | Mark Hensch
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R) pledged in South Carolina Thursday evening that he will earn victory in the Southís first presidential primary next year. ďIím going to win South Carolina, take it to the bank,Ē Bush told reporters, according to The Charleston Post and Courier. His boast came before a speech addressing the East Cooper Republican Womenís group in Mount Pleasant. Bush is making the Palmetto State a key focus of his 2016 Oval Office bid as he struggles for traction in the first voting states. He ranks sixth out of 15 candidates in Iowa with 5.3 percent and fifth...
  • Liberal Gave All Employees 70k Minimum Wage, Then THIS Happened! (Going Broke)

    08/01/2015 5:39:10 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 35 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 8/1/2015 | JASON W. STEVENS
    They say what goes around comes around. In this case, ignore the basic laws of economics and human nature, and youíll soon find yourself living in a van down by the river. That looks to be in the very near future for one liberal CEO who insisted on making a political statement about the minimum wage, rather than looking after the best interests of his employees and company. We predicted this would happen. But then again, conservatives tend to understand basic economics better than your typical liberal nutcase.
  • Holding Your Breath in India

    05/31/2015 10:17:42 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 41 replies
    New York Times ^ | 29 May 2015 | Gardiner Harris
    New Delhi __ FOR weeks the breathing of my 8-year-old son, Bram, had become more labored, his medicinal inhaler increasingly vital. And then, one terrifying night nine months after we moved to this megacity, Bramís inhaler stopped working and his gasping became panicked. My wife called a friend, who recommended a private hospital miles away. I carried Bram to the car while my wife brought his older brother. Indiaís traffic is among the worldís most chaotic, and New Delhiís streets are crammed with trucks at night, when road signs become largely ornamental. We undertook one of the most frightening journeys...
  • Happy National Genocide (Thanksgiving) Day!

    11/26/2014 5:05:16 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 69 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 11-25-2014 | Nicole Breedlove
    Thanksgiving has never been a celebratory holiday in my family. Whenever my family did cook we always gave thanks that all the Native Americans weren't wiped out when Columbus "discovered" America. My teachers made it seem like Thanksgiving was a holiday to look forward to. The New York City public education system told me what Thanksgiving was all about. I was very careful to regurgitate what they taught me when tested so I wouldn't get a failing grade. When I was older though I was told the truth by my family. Whenever someone asked what I was doing for Thanksgiving...
  • Labour MP: Beat gridlock with a ban on owning a car and force motorists to share vehicles (UK)

    09/13/2014 6:40:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 05:46 EST, 13 September 2014 | (MailOnline Reporter)
    Owning a car should be ďoutlawedĒ to force people on to public transport, a senior Labour MP has suggested. Motorists who want to drive should instead be forced to join communal ďcar clubsĒ where the cars are shared by drivers and used only when needed. Dr. Alan Whitehead, a Labour MP for Southampton Test and a member of the Energy and Climate Change select committee, said the increase in car ownership would lead to ďsomething approaching a national traffic jam before 2040Ē. He claimed that radical action would be needed to avoid national gridlock. Ö
  • Supreme Court: Yes, (some) corporations can pray--and you'll all pay

    06/30/2014 2:18:49 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 30, 2014 | by Michael Hiltzik
    In its decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, the conservative Supreme Court majority that upheld corporations' religious objections to birth control spends an inordinate amount of time defending itself from the reasoning and wrath of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dissent. Justice Samuel Alito, whose name is on the decision, alludes no fewer than 24 times to the "principal dissent," which Ginsburg wrote for the four-member minority. Plainly, he felt Ginsburg's powerful intellect breathing down his neck as he tried to find a path to upholding the Hobby Lobby parties' attack on women's rights without expanding corporate "personhood" too much....
  • Stop Eating Meat and Cheese

    04/02/2014 11:59:15 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 109 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 04-01-2014 | Fredrik Hedenus
    <p>To avoid dangerous climate change and limit global warming to below 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the level of preindustrial times Ė a target endorsed by the international community and the United States Ė global greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced by 80 to 90 percent by the second half of this century. But even eliminating all carbon dioxide emissions from the energy and transportation sectors may not be enough to reach that target because greenhouse gases from food and agriculture, mainly nitrous oxide from agricultural soils and methane from livestock, will be too large.</p>
  • School official tells students Trayvon Martin case proved it is 'legal to hunt' children

    09/25/2013 12:01:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 25, 2013 | Alan Srout
    An email sent to students by a University of Maryland official that cites the Trayvon Martin shooting as evidence "it is legal to hunt down and kill American children in Florida" is being blasted as the latest evidence of a left-wing bias on campus. The email, from William Dorland, director of the school's Honors College, starts by welcoming students back to campus, but then quickly veers into politics. "This year, we learned that it is legal to hunt down and kill American children in Florida," it reads, in a reference to the trial of George Zimmerman, who was cleared of...
  • ĎViolence for violenceís sake is troubling,í says cyclist attacked by youths on D.C. trail

    06/13/2013 10:07:58 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 98 replies
    WaPo ^ | 2013/06/12 | Peter Hermann and Trishula Patel
    The bicyclist doesnít remember seeing the youths run at him as he pedaled home late Tuesday afternoon on the Metropolitan Branch Trail, but he certainly recalls one knocking him off his bike and at least a dozen others piling on, punching and kicking him in the head. What the 37-year-old canít understand is why they did it. They didnít take his $500 bicycle. They ignored his cellphone. They didnít want the $20 in his wallet. In fact, the victim said, ďI didnít hear a word.Ē And the lack of apparent motive is haunting the married father of two, who uses...
  • Is the N.R.A. Un-American?

    05/14/2013 7:09:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 13, 2013 | Professor Stanley Fish
    The more militant members of the N.R.A. and most of its leaders may be un-American. By ďmilitantĒ I donít mean those who wish to protect recreational shooting and hunting; nor do I mean those who, like Justice Antonin Scalia, believe that there is a constitutional right to defend oneís home and family with firearms. These are respectable positions (although I am deeply unpersuaded by the second). I mean those who read the Second Amendment as proclaiming the right of citizens to resist the tyranny of their own government, that is, of the government that issued and ratified the Constitution in...
  • Biden: 'If We Had Guns that Shot Chocolate,' People 'Safer' and 'Happier'

    05/14/2013 12:20:11 PM PDT · by Apparatchik · 71 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 14 May 2013 | Daniel Halper
    In a letter to a seven-year-old Wisconsin boy, Vice President Joe Biden considers the possibility of guns with chocolate bullets. Biden's letter reads: Dear Myles, I am sorry it took me so very long to respond to your letter. I really like your idea. If we had guns that shot chocolate, not only would our country be safer, it would be happier. People love chocolate. You are a good boy, Joe Biden The vice president was responding to Myles's suggestion that guns shoot chocolate bullets. ďHe said if we have chocolate bullets, nobody would get hurt and nobody would be...
  • Stewart Destroys Obama Over IRS Scandal, Lack Of ĎManagerial Competenceí...

    05/14/2013 7:46:39 AM PDT · by grundle · 48 replies ^ | May 13, 2013 | Josh Feldman
    Full title: Stewart Destroys Obama Over IRS Scandal, Lack Of ĎManagerial Competenceí: Youíve Vindicated Conspiracy Theorists Jon Stewart mercilessly tore into the Obama administration tonight over the revelation that the Internal Revenue Service specifically targeted Tea Party groups for scrutiny. Stewart slammed the governmentís lack of ďmanagerial competenceĒ and said that thanks to this scandal, conspiracy theorists how have a level of vindication theyíve never had before.After briefly responding to Bill OíReilly going after him, Stewart mockingly opined that there is no possible justification for all the wild claims conservatives have made about government overreach, only to be caught up...
  • Salon: Letís hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American (mega projectile barf alert)

    04/17/2013 8:59:04 AM PDT · by envisio · 31 replies
    salon via DRUDGE ^ | 4-17-13 | David Sirota, whiteguilt liberal idiot
    As we now move into the official Political Aftermath period of the Boston bombing ó the period that will determine the long-term legislative fallout of the atrocity ó the dynamics of privilege will undoubtedly influence the nationís collective reaction to the attacks. Thatís because privilege tends to determine: 1) which groups are ó and are not ó collectively denigrated or targeted for the unlawful actions of individuals; and 2) how big and politically game-changing the overall reaction ends up being.---- .....ďWhite privilege is knowing that even if the bomber turns out to be white, no one will call for your...
  • More modern way of living (UNREAL!)

    02/09/2013 5:42:42 AM PST · by dontreadthis · 53 replies
    Carteret County, NC News-Times ^ | Jan 29, 2013 | LOW INFORMATION VOTER
    (Editor's note: The following Letter to the Editor, published in the Jan. 23 edition, has gone viral on the Web after a reader linked it to a Fox News Facebook page. It had received more than 4,000 comments and been shared more than 12,000 times by Tuesday morning.) Beaufort, N.C. Jan. 17, 2013 TO THE EDITOR: Republicans and ďso-calledĒ conservatives are at it again. They are claiming that the Constitution gives people the right to have guns without the permission of the government. If that were true, then how could New York and Chicago have laws against it? We Democrats...
  • Get rid of the right to bear arms (NYT article on revising the Constitution)

    07/09/2012 5:30:24 AM PDT · by darrellmaurina · 134 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 7/8/2012 | Melynda Price
    I came of age when the word ďdrive-byĒ entered the American lexicon. By high school graduation, I lost one cousin to gun violence and another was incarcerated for a gun crime. I know many harmed by guns and even more who feared the possibility. I always wonder if, but for the Second Amendment, there would be a more radical commitment to compromise and peacefully working through easy and difficult issues. In writing the Second Amendment, the Framers didn't envision the kind of gun toting that is permitted across this country today.... I am not naÔve enough to believe that doing...
  • Dick Lugar's Indiana Loss Is a Win for Democrats

    05/09/2012 9:21:11 AM PDT · by central_va · 62 replies
    ABC ^ | 5/9/12 | Chris Good
    In a tough year for Senate campaigns, Democrats will take everything they can get. This year's map of Senate races heavily favors the GOP, which will defend only 10 seats to Democrats' 23. Six Democratic incumbents have declined to run, and Democrats will have to defend seats in 11 competitive races, while Republicans will only defend in five. All of which makes Sen. Dick Lugar's loss welcome news for Democrats, who seem to have figured all along that their candidate, Blue Dog Rep. Joe Donnelly, would fare better against Tea Party-backed, Saran Palin-endorsed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock in November. Now...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tussles With Fox & Friends Hosts In Heated Interview

    01/20/2012 3:26:47 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 1/20/12 | James Crugnale
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz Tussles With Fox & Friends Hosts In Heated Interviewby James Crugnale | 10:40 am, January 20th, 2012 During a relatively heated segment, DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on Fridayís Fox and Friends and engaged in a tÍte-ŗ-tÍte with co-anchors Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. Doocy began the interview by asking if CNN was over-the-line for starting off the debate with a question about Newt Gingrichís personal life. ďYou know, I think itís over the line to suggest that there is a partisan tilt to ó to a question from a networkÖĒ Schultz hesitantly began. ďNever heard...
  • Michael Savage Obliterates a Whiny Obama Supporter (Classic Savage)

    12/23/2011 10:11:16 AM PST · by Signalman · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/19/2009 | Conservative1001BG
    The Savage Nation. This is a few years old but is an example of "Classic Savage" at his best.
  • Confessions of an Ex-Moralist (I worked with this guy, he's as bad as you think)

    08/25/2011 4:01:38 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 8/21/2011 | Joel Marks
    blah, blah, blah Then there is another kind of motive for doing ethics, more practical in nature. So-called applied ethics seeks to find answers for the pressing moral problems of the day. Can abortion ever be justified? Capital punishment? Euthanasia? War? In my case the plight of nonhuman animals at human hands became the great preoccupation. I could think of no greater atrocity than the confinement and slaughter of untold billions of innocent creatures for sustenance that can be provided through other, more humane diets. blah, blah, blah
  • Lessons learned from the Palin debacle-to avoid another disastrous Republican nat'l nomination

    08/17/2011 3:29:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    The Week ^ | August 17, 2011 | David Frum, Canadian Bushbot
    This week, Sarah Palin stoked a late, brief flurry of speculation that she might enter the 2012 presidential race. I wont try to predict the former Alaska governor's decision. But I will predict this: If Palin does enter the race, she won't be any kind of factor. Over the past three years, Palin has systematically laid waste to the basis for a presidential campaign. By her own words and actions, she has discredited herself and alienated her one-time supporters. But before Palin vanishes into her hard-earned obscurity, Republicans need an assessment and an accounting. Had John McCain won in 2008,...
  • Jay Carney vs. Jay Carney: Attacked Bush's 2001 'Heartland Tour,' Defends Obama's 2011 Midwest

    08/11/2011 3:05:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/11/11 | Alex Fitzsimmons
    Jay Carney, meet Jay Carney.In 2001, the then-Time magazine reporter wrote a snarky piece criticizing President George W. Bush's month-long vacation that was billed as a "Home to the Heartland" tour. But almost exactly 10 years later Carney, now the Obama White House's press secretary, is defending President Barack Obama's Midwest job-creation tour and vacation at Martha's Vineyard."I don't think Americans out there would begrudge that notion that the President would spend some time with his family," claimed Carney at a recent press briefing.But that's exactly what he, as a private citizen working for Time,
  • Top ten reasons why liberals are worse than conservatives

    10/16/2010 12:58:57 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 9 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Mainestategop
    I Came across a liberal article today that was steeped in total and utter ignorance "Top ten Reasons why liberals are better than conservatives." HAH! After two years of Obama and the Democrats, you must be blind not to see the fallacy of this statement. Add to this the trashing of our constitutional rights by Democrats for decades. With this in Mind, I decided to refute it with something of my own. Why Liberals are really WORSE than Conservatives. BTW, this guy claims to be centrist. He certainly is not. 10) Liberals prefer to be sensitive to the issues of...
  • The Tea Party and the New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

    07/11/2010 6:57:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    History News Network ^ | July 12, 2010 | Ruth Rosen
    Most Americans are not quite sure what to make of the sprawling right-wing Tea Party, which gradually emerged in 2009 and became a household name after it held nationwide Tea Party rallies on April 15, 2010, to protest paying taxes. Throwing tea overboard, as you may remember, is an important symbolic image of the colonial anger at Britain's policy of "taxation without representation." Many liberals and leftists dismissed the Tea Party as a temporary, knee-jerk response to the recession, high employment, home foreclosures, bankruptcies, and an African American president who had saved American capitalism by expanding the government's subsidies to...
  • United States can be victors if we lose the World Cup (Sportswriter Roots for America to Lose)

    06/15/2010 9:32:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 85 replies · 1,328+ views
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | June 15, 2010 | Norman Chad
    I love the World Cup. And I love America ó itís my hometown! But I would not love to see America win the World Cup. Frankly, we donít need another feather in our already overstuffed cap. And considering soccer is the worldís game ó and most of the world is at odds with America at any given moment ó I think it might be a nice idea for Uncle Sam, in an effort to promote world harmony, to lie down in South Africa. Now, in all likelihood, the U.S. is not going to be in a position to win...
  • Bill Maher slams Democrat 'impotence' on Jay Leno [ďThey couldnít sell a cubscout to a pedophileĒ]

    02/06/2010 2:11:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies · 5,531+ views
    Irish Central ^ | February 6, 2010 | Jane Walshe
    Bill Maher took another swipe at President Obama when he appeared on Jay Lenoís show on Friday. The comic was appearing on one of the last Primetime shows in current form. From February 12, the show will air at 11.35, not 10pm. Maher said the presidentís new populist tone worried him. ďHeís not a populist,Ē Maher told his host, ďheís an elitist, thatís what I like about him Ė heís smarter than the rest of us.Ē Maher criticized Obamaís trip around the country where he is taking on the middle class concerns about jobs. ďHeís demanding to see his own...
  • To my disheartened politico pals (Nantucket lib barf alert)

    01/20/2010 4:35:17 AM PST · by islander-11 · 61 replies · 1,471+ views ^ | 1/20/10 | Grant Sanders
    (If any of you mindless rabble are reading this, stop now. This message is not for you. And reading is really not your thing as you've proven time and again. I will probably use a few big words later and you know how that gives you a headache. So stop reading now. I mean it.) Truth is, the problems this world faces are far more complex and far more difficult to fix than people like Scott Brown can fathom. We know this, donít we, friends? We understand this, innately. The problems with the banking industry, climate change, energy, healthcare, foreign...
  • Tea Parties: For Republicans Who Simply Canít Accept Rejection (barf)

    04/20/2009 10:34:33 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies · 1,482+ views ^ | April 20, 2009 | Eric Baerren
    Like any good protest, last weekís complaints came in a variety of shapes and sizes and were expressed at varying levels of volume. At the center of it all, at the Tax Day protests, was the heart of not a political movement as had been advertised, but a political party. Organizers of the Tea Bag protests were quick to point out that the protests themselves were spontaneous, non-partisan demonstrations of taxpayer anger over what they called excessive taxation and reckless government spending. Like all shots taken quickly, they missed, although that was almost certainly intentional. The protesters were almost universally...
  • Limbaughís rants new McCarthyism

    03/24/2009 3:07:04 PM PDT · by pissant · 61 replies · 1,982+ views
    In Forum, ND ^ | 3/22/09 | Marcel Stratton
    Why is it that in descriptions of the words and activities of Rush Limbaugh, it is not pointed out the obvious similarity of Limbaugh and Adolph Hitler. Rush knows exactly what he has started. Do you remember how overbearing, intimidating and feared Sen. Joseph McCarthy became before his crudities and chilling attacks on patriotic citizens was stopped? The rise of Hitler came about through use of the same strident, rancorous and dangerous appeal to a populace who had suffered military defeat and in times of embarrassment for their loss of economic power Ė how the Germans suffered because of inflation...
  • Typing Without a Clue

    12/07/2008 2:15:28 PM PST · by gridlock · 81 replies · 2,146+ views
    The New York Times - Op/Ed Guest Collumnist ^ | 12/8/08 | TIMOTHY EGAN - NY Times Op/Ed
    The unlicensed pipe fitter known as Joe the Plumber is out with a book this month, just as the last seconds on his 15 minutes are slipping away. I have a question for Joe: Do you want me to fix your leaky toilet? I didnít think so. (snip) With a rťsumť full of failure, he now thinks he can join the profession of Mark Twain, George Orwell and Joan Didion. Next up may be Sarah Palin, who is said to be worth nearly $7 million if she can place her thoughts between covers. Publishers: with all the grim news of...
  • Al Franken visits troops in Baghdad - tells them they are losing the war (USO tour entertainer)

    12/19/2006 3:58:45 PM PST · by tongue-tied · 197 replies · 6,053+ views
    self ^ | 20DEC06 | tongue-tied
    Al Franken couldn't resist spouting anti-war rhetoric during a scheduled USO tour at Camp Victory, Iraq.
  • DFU SONG: The Way We Were (Drudge had it - Babs next to the putrid rotting skull)

    09/22/2006 10:56:27 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 743+ views
    DFU SONGS ^ | 9-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    Drudge put these photos next to each other. Way to go, Matt. MIDI - THE WAY WE WERE Memories before Brolin went insane He could just not take it any more Oh, such mental pain When it's bedtime and he's turning off the light He was next to something hideous I feel for his plight He could have really made a better choice Perhaps a putrid old rotting skull If only he had listened to my voice Yes, he could have...should have Memories...running naked down the street He was screaming as the neighbors watched The loss of his mind's complete...
  • Twin towers no loss to architecture, says Art critic ( Calls Old WTC 'Ugly Box')

    09/18/2006 10:06:01 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 69 replies · 1,385+ views
    The Times of London ^ | 09/17/2006 | Richard Brooks, Arts Editor
    Twin towers no loss to architecture, says critic Richard Brooks, Arts Editor ------------------------------------------- THE World Trade Center was an ďugly boxĒ whose loss did no architectural damage to New York, one of the worldís most outspoken art critics has said. ďIt was a large, scaleless lump, which completely dominated that end of Manhattan,Ē said Robert Hughes, best known in Britain for The Shock of the New, his 1980s BBC television series and book. ďIt only became iconic when it was knocked over by a bunch of Arabs.Ē Hughes, an Australian who has lived in New York for many years, was...
  • King George of America, this letter is for you

    07/03/2006 6:04:52 AM PDT · by MisterI · 96 replies · 2,696+ views
    The Times-Herald Record ^ | 7/3/06 | Beth Quinn
    When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands that connected them with another, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. The history of the present King George of America is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts about the excesses of King George of America be submitted to a candid world: s He has refused his Assent...
  • Father of beheaded man blames Bush, not Zarqawi (Moonbats React Quickly)

    06/08/2006 5:41:15 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 146 replies · 3,419+ views
    Reuters News ^ | 8 June 06 | Jon Hurdle (appropriate last name!)
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Michael Berg, whose son Nick was beheaded in Iraq in 2004, said on Thursday he felt no sense of relief at the killing of the al Qaeda leader in Iraq and blamed President Bush for his son's death. Asked what would give him satisfaction, Berg, an anti-war activist and candidate for U.S. Congress, said, "The end of the war and getting rid of George Bush." The United States said its aircraft killed Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the insurgent leader who masterminded the death of hundreds in suicide bombings and was blamed for the videotaped beheading of Nick Berg,...
  • Boy George in Court on Drug Charge

    02/01/2006 11:59:46 AM PST · by TypeZoNegative · 10 replies · 382+ views
    AP ^ | Feb 1, 2006 | SAMUEL MAULL
    NEW YORK - The pop singer Boy George appeared briefly in criminal court in Manhattan on Wednesday to answer charges related to his October drug possession arrest. ADVERTISEMENT Following a brief meeting at the bench between the singer's lawyer, Lewis Freeman, and prosecutor Craig Ortner, Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Anthony Ferrara postponed the case to March 8. Boy George, whose birth name is George O'Dowd, wore a long black wool coat, black slacks, a black shirt and gray sneakers with white stripes, and sported a buzz-cut hairstyle and a large blue Star of David tattoo across his forehead. He said...
  • UO grad's behavior re-routes airplane [Woman goes berserk, blames Bush]

    01/12/2006 4:47:07 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 117 replies · 2,693+ views
    Register-Guard ^ | January 12, 2006 | Rebecca Nolan
    A United Airlines flight from Eugene to Denver was diverted to Salt Lake City on Wednesday after a University of Oregon graduate student with no criminal record got into a physical fight with another passenger and lunged toward the cockpit, an FBI spokesman said. Bogdana Atanasova Georgieva, 35, a resident of Bulgaria now living in Eugene, tried to run from airport police after Flight 6664 landed at the Salt Lake City airport. "She made a reference about a bomb being on the plane," Special Agent Patrick Kiernan said from the FBI's Salt Lake City bureau. Airport police searched the plane...
  • Sen.: Iraq Gov't Must Have More Minorities

    01/07/2006 4:57:51 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 28 replies · 1,102+ views
    ABC News ^ | Jan 7, 2006 | JASON STRAZIUSO
    Sen. Barack Obama on Saturday said the United States will not be successful in Iraq unless the political landscape better represents the country's minorities. Obama, the nation's only black senator, met with U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on Saturday. He said before his two-day trip to Iraq that he wanted to ask U.S. commanders for a realistic time frame on bringing troops home. "What I'm fully convinced of is if we don't see signs of political progress Ö over a relatively short time frame let's say six months or so we can pour money and troops...
  • John Kerry Channels Al Franken: Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot

    12/07/2005 6:05:46 PM PST · by Coastal · 49 replies · 2,095+ views
    The National Ledger ^ | 12-07-05 | CK Rairden
    John Kerry - the failed Democrat presidential candidate from 2004 - raised quite a stir with his comments on Sunday's CBS talk show 'Face the Nation' when he referred to American troops fighting in Iraq as terrorists. After it was pointed out by radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, Kerry fired back with a clumsy and childish response against Rush and RNC chair Ken Mehlman. Matt Drudge reported this statement by Kerry spokesman David Wade:
  • A Father's Lesson

    09/29/2005 11:38:17 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 3 replies · 532+ views
    mysel ^ | Sept. 28, 2005 | Myself
    There is an e-mail circulating the net in which a father tries to explain the Iraq war to his son by looking at their local problems. Perhaps you have seen it? It is a good example, but I got to thinking of how a liberal might use a similar scenario in explaining life to his young son. In this scenario the father is a liberal, gray-haired ponytail type and the son is a typical 12 year old boy who has questioned the disparity between two neighbors: Son: Dad, why is that one house so nice and that one such a...
  • Friday's Foaming Rant: Bush, Cyclist of the year

    08/22/2005 9:56:22 AM PDT · by against_kerry · 14 replies · 470+ views
    Velo News ^ | August 19, 2005 | Patrick OíGrady
    By Patrick OíGrady VeloNews editor at large This report filed August 19, 2005 A few irate letter-writers have suggested that we keep politics out of cycling here at, and we can see their points, once they've removed their Bush-Cheney 2004 caps. After all, the liars, cheaters and dopers infesting politics might teach cycling's liars, cheaters and dopers a few new tricks, and God knows it's already tough enough to tell who's on the up and up these days, no matter how much blood gets drawn or spilled. Still, if the daily papers are going to cover the Recreationist-in-Chief's mountain-bike...
  • White House Castigates Durbin for Remarks

    06/16/2005 11:38:05 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 149 replies · 4,582+ views
    AP ^ | June 16, 2005
    The White House said a senator's comparison of American interrogators at Guantanamo Bay to Nazis, Soviet gulags and Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot was reprehensible and a disservice to those serving in the military. White House press secretary Scott McClellan said it is "beyond belief" that Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin would compare treatment of dangerous enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay to the death of millions of innocent people by oppressive regimes. "Our men and women in uniform go out of their way to treat detainees humanely, and they go out of their way to uphold the values and the laws...
  • FaithSats and Lunar Crucifices

    11/22/2004 6:28:30 AM PST · by Brett66 · 5 replies · 399+ views
    Spacedaily ^ | 11/22/04 | Greg Zsidisin
    FaithSats and Lunar Crucifices If only rhetoric could fuel spaceships. by Greg Zsidisin Los Angeles CA (SPX) Nov 22, 2004 It's time that we put a giant crucifix in lights on the Moon! Congress has just pushed through a $388 billion spending bill. Into it was snuck a funding increase for NASA to accommodate George W. Bush's plan to return astronauts to the Moon. This puts Bush's vaunted space plan on par with other such last-minute additions as one removing previous barriers to government funding of anti-abortion doctors. It also serves as another reward to Senator Tom DeLay (R-Texas), whom...

    11/12/2004 12:30:33 AM PST · by churchillbuff · 23 replies · 1,746+ views ^ | Nov 11, 04 | Andrew Sullivan
    THE RIGHT'S COMIC HEROES: ...I'm seeing the "Incredibles" this weekend. I don't think I can stomach "The Polar Express." Christmas itself makes me want to puke. Christmas propaganda, created by that pillar of sanctimony, Tom Hanks, is a highly elevated form of torture.
  • Rathergate Symptoms (Includes HILARIOUS ACCOUNT of a Bush/Cheney Sign Thief Getting Busted)

    09/25/2004 8:48:53 AM PDT · by hispanarepublicana · 38 replies · 2,480+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 9/25/04 | Larry Elder
    ~snip~Well, at least, nobody has been arrested ó so far. Consider the plight of an anti-Bushie in Washington state: "Dear Larry, "Last Thursday I put out one of my Bush/Cheney signs in my front yard. Between midnight and 3 a.m. someone stole it. On Friday night I put out sign No. 2. Since I didn't have to get up early, I thought my dog and I would "stake out" our sign. This time I put the sign a little closer to the gate leading to my backyard. With my dog on an extra long leash, I planted myself on a...
  • Bush's Youth Under Scrutiny (ZOT!!! Mod's patience just ran out.)

    09/07/2004 10:00:58 AM PDT · by Forrest2320 · 109 replies · 3,817+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 9/7/04 | Dan Froomkin
    After weeks in which the political discourse was nearly dominated by the scrutinizing of Sen. John F. Kerry's conduct in the Vietnam War era, President Bush now may find himself under the microscope and on the defensive for actions in his past. Kerry supporters are actively questioning Bush's spotty record as a stateside National Guardsmen during the Vietnam War. A former senior politician in Texas is telling people he pulled strings to get Bush into the guard. And an Associated Press investigation has concluded that key documents that should have been written to explain gaps in Bush's guard service are...

    07/26/2004 7:39:08 PM PDT · by dr_who_2 · 51 replies · 1,458+ views
    Drudge ^ | July 26, 2004 | Mr. Peanut
    CARTER'S REMARKS TO THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, BOSTON Mon Jul 26 2004 19:45:57 ET My name is Jimmy Carter, and I'm not running for president. But here's what I will be doing: everything I can to put John Kerry in the White House with John Edwards right there beside him. Twenty-eight years ago I was running for president, and I said then, "I want a government as good and as honest and as decent and as competent and as compassionate as are the American people." I say this again tonight, and that is exactly what we will have next January...
  • QUOTE . . . ENDQUOTE (Ben Affleck's an idiot)

    07/09/2004 1:11:54 AM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 51 replies · 2,927+ views
    Page Six ^ | 07/09/04 | New York Post
    "BECAUSE of Bush's tax cuts, I saved a million and a half in taxes last year. Does anyone think that's fair?" ó Ben Affleck at a John Kerry fund-raiser.