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  • Mitt Romney won't commit to Florida GOP debate in Tampa

    01/21/2012 3:41:45 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 73 replies
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | January 21, 2012 | Aaron Sharockman
    TAMPA — Mitt Romney on Friday wouldn't commit to Florida's first 2012 presidential primary debate, further upending a campaign that has swung from perfunctory to unsettled in a span of 48 hours. Romney spokesman Ryan Williams said the campaign had "no announcements" on the Monday night debate, which is being hosted by the Tampa Bay Times, NBC News, National Journal and the Florida Council of 100. Romney probably will decide whether to participate and under what terms after today's primary in South Carolina. Polls there show he now trails Newt Gingrich. Gingrich pounced on the indecisiveness while campaigning in Orangeburg,...
  • Marianne Gingrich in ’95: "I don’t want [Newt] to be president, and I don’t think he should be"

    01/19/2012 11:55:34 AM PST · by montag813 · 55 replies
    TheDC ^ | 01-19-2012 | Matt Lewis
    Amid news that Newt Gingrich’s ex-wife Marianne’s interview with ABC will air tonight, a political veteran who has had past ties to Gingrich, reminds me that the former Mrs. Gingrich has long opposed his running for president. “I think it matters that she’s been saying this shit for years — and has been doing things to tweak him for years,” said this source. This is actually true. As the New York Post reminds us today: In 1995, when Vanity Fair magazine asked Marianne what would happen if Newt ran for president, she boasted she could derail the bid with a...
  • Devastating Info About Mitt Romney's Unelectability that He Wants to Keep from the Public!

    01/11/2012 5:50:49 PM PST · by xzins · 80 replies · 1+ views
    Bloggers and Personal ^ | Jan 11, 2012 | Xzins
    Mitt Romney is a election loser. In his 1994 senatorial campaign, he lost by a huge margin (by more than 17 points) in a year when Republicans took over Congress. Despite everyone else’s success, Romney managed to lose. Of all his campaigns he has won only once when he won a single term as governor of Massachusetts, but he quickly tarnished that close victory. After becoming governor in 2002 with Kerry Healey as his running mate, Romney proceeded to mismanage his position so that his approval dropped rapidly into the 40's and then the 30's. He left that mess...
  • Never has a winner looked so beaten (Mitt)

    01/11/2012 7:10:01 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 98 replies · 2+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 11, 2012 | John Podhoretz
    <p>Perplexing but true: Mitt Romney is on the glide path to the most easily secured nomination a Republican presidential candidate has ever had — while being one of the weakest major candidates either party has ever seen.</p> <p>Paul will certainly stay in it with Romney all the way. Somebody has to. And that is not good news for the Republican Party, which will have to reckon with possibly ill-behaved Paul delegates at the convention in Tampa in August — delegates who might heckle Romney from the floor and otherwise disrupt his coronation.</p>
  • Romney's Ugly Coronation [New Video]

    01/10/2012 7:56:00 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 7 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube Video ^ | January 10, 2011 | American Bridge 21st Century
    VIDEO"Uploaded by americanbridge21st on Jan 9, 2012 Though Mitt Romney has spent 5 years of his run for President mired at 25%, there is one group that is signaling their singularsupport: the Washington Establishment. And Karl Rove, the king of conventional GOP wisdom is working double-time to make sure rank-and-file Republicans know it's time to fall in line. Through his constant television appearances and weekly op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Rove has consistently favored Mitt Romney and done what he does best: work to tear down any credible rival to Romney."
  • $480: The Price Rick Perry Paid for Each Iowa Caucus Vote

    01/04/2012 11:06:55 AM PST · by NYer · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 4, 2012
    What can you buy for $130? A nice pair of headphones. A romantic dinner for two. Five hours of a typical worker's pre-tax salary. Or, if you're running for president, maybe you can buy a vote.If you combine the Republican presidential candidates' total direct spending on media with SuperPAC outlays and other television ad buys from outside groups, you come out to about $15.6 million spent on TV ads in an Iowa caucus with about 120,000 total voters. That means the average price of a buying a vote via media came out about $130 dollars, according to data collected by...
  • Rick Perry: Here we come South Carolina!!

    01/04/2012 8:41:14 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 67 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 4, 2012 11:14 am | Rick Perry
    GovernorPerry 15 mins, 1 sec ago Twitter And the next leg of the marathon is the Palmetto State...Here we come South Carolina!!!
  • Rick Perry to "reassess" campaign

    01/03/2012 10:02:42 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 147 replies · 1+ views
    CBS NEWS ^ | Tuesday January 3, 2012
    After a disappointing fifth-place finish in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, Texas Governor Rick Perry said he is going home to Texas to assess "whether there is a path forward for myself in this race." "With the voters' decision tonight in Iowa, I've decided to return to Texas, assess the results of tonight's caucus, determine whether there is a path forward for myself in this race," Perry told supporters at the end of the night. The candidate, once considered a frontrunner in the race for the GOP nomination, earned just 10 percent on Tuesday's contest with more
  • Rick Perry: "I am Returning to Texas"

    01/03/2012 9:16:25 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 103 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/4/12 | Aurelius
    In a campaign speech late Tuesday night, Governor Rick Perry stated that he is "returning to Texas" to reassess whether he is going to continue running for President. The speech contained several emotional moments, in particular two moments. The first was when he read a letter from an adoring supporter who called him a "great man." The letter described a conversation that Mr. Perry had had with a soldier and how his supporter looked on in awe as he watched Governor Perry call the veteran his "Christian brother." The second was when Perry announced that he would be returning to...
  • Iowa finish could knock Perry out of SC debate

    01/03/2012 7:39:50 PM PST · by Rational Thought · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 01/03/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, appears doomed to a fifth-place finish in Iowa. Unless he drops out, that would make South Carolina his last stand against Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney. The problem is that he might not receive an invitation to an upcoming South Carolina debate (given the debate criteria). Candidates can qualify to participate in the CNN/Southern Republican Leadership Conference debate January 19th (two days before the South Carolina primary) in one of four ways. First and second, they can place in the top four in either Iowa or New Hampshire. Third and fourth, they can qualify by averaging seven...
  • Rick Perry Draws In Volunteers in Expansive Iowa Ground Game Effort

    01/01/2012 2:44:40 PM PST · by shield · 58 replies
    ABC News ^ | 31st December 2011 | Arlette Saenz
    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Walk into this West Des Moines hotel, and you’ll easily encounter volunteers in Rick Perry fleeces or staffers wearing official Rick Perry badges. The Perry campaign has set up shop here just days before the Iowa caucuses while nearly two thousand volunteers fan out across the state to promote the Texas governor with an expansive ground game as the campaign hopes he’ll earn a top three spot in the caucuses Tuesday. A source close to the Perry campaign confirmed to ABC News they have signed up 1500 precinct leaders across Iowa. At each of the...
  • Bob Dole endorses Romney for Republican nominee

    12/18/2011 5:12:27 PM PST · by presidio9 · 79 replies
    Reuters ^ | Dec 18, 2011
    Republican elder statesman and former Senate leader Bob Dole on Sunday endorsed Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee, a day after the former Massachusetts governor received the backing of Iowa's main newspaper. In an open letter to Iowa voters, Dole - himself a former presidential candidate - said a great deal was at stake on January 3, when Iowa votes in the first nominating contest for the 2012 presidential election. "A number of my friends are currently candidates seeking the GOP nomination. But the time has now come for us to decide who among them can defeat Barack...
  • Rick Perry: Proven Leadership

    11/29/2011 6:02:49 PM PST · by Outlaw Woman · 42 replies
    "In spite of all the Naysayers who were predicting failure, our economy is growing again; no more manufactured crisis' no more games, we are headed in the right direction." "I love these folks who say well this is Obama's economy; that's fine, "give it to me...!" President Barack Hussein Obama
  • Rick Perry gets U.S. voting age wrong in New Hampshire

    11/29/2011 12:46:49 PM PST · by perfect_rovian_storm · 73 replies · 2+ views
    WaPo ^ | 11/29/11 | Rosalind S. Helderman
    At a town hall meeting at the Institute of Politics at New Hampshire’s Saint Anselm’s College Tuesday, Rick Perry asked that all of the college students in the crowd who will be 21 by Nov. 12 support his bid for the presidency. Say what? The voting age in the United States is, of course, 18. And the 2012 election will be held on Nov. 6, 2012. (The New Hampshire Republican primary, which brought Perry to the state, will take place on Jan. 10). “Those who are going to be over 21 on November 12th, I ask for your support,” Perry...
  • Barney Frank blames redistricting in decision to quit

    11/28/2011 2:57:10 PM PST · by Makana · 39 replies
    Boston Herald website ^ | Nov.28, 2011 | Dave Wedge, Hillary Chabot And Natalie Sherman
    A somewhat bitter U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said today he will not seek re-election in 2012 in a move he said was triggered by redistricting that left him with too many new constituents to serve as a “lame-duck” legislator. “There are too many constraints,” Frank said about his life as a politician and the energy it would take to meet new voters so late in his tenure. “People are skeptical about incumbents,” he added. “There was also this — I don’t like raising money.”
  • Rick Perry continues to struggle to win endorsements from Texas lawmakers

    11/26/2011 3:11:59 AM PST · by South40 · 23 replies
    HoustonChronicle ^ | 11/25/2011 | Amanda Russo
    It’s been a long, hard road for Rick Perry the last few months, what with his unforgettable “oops” moment, that strange speech in New Hampshire, the birtherism interlude, the Mormon “cult” distraction and — well, you get the idea. But with the constant struggles on the campaign trail, Perry has been able to count on a solid phalanx of support from Texas Republicans. Wait? He hasn’t? Uh, oh. By the latest count, Perry has won endorsements from only eight of his home state’s 23 Republican House members and neither of the state’s two senators.
  • Chris Rock, the Obama supporter

    11/10/2011 5:43:33 AM PST · by crosshairs · 44 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/9/11 | Patrick Gavin
    Some celebrities may have soured a bit on President Barack Obama, but not Chris Rock. The comedian and actor told fellow comedian Marc Maron on the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast that he’s “fine with the president,” if only because he understands that the president has to keep his most aggressive policies on the back burner until he earns a second term. “There’s a f——— art to the first term because you’re always running for a second term the whole time. It’s like Clinton’s first term. You can’t really do your gangsta sh— until your second term. … Even Bush...
  • Dear David Frum: The ‘abortion issue’ is not going away until we end the killing

    10/25/2011 3:58:33 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews/ ^ | 10/25/11 | Jonathon Van Maren
    October 25, 2011 ( - Earlier this week, noted conservative commentator David Frum, a former speechwriter of President George W. Bush, published a column on CNN’s website musing on the question “What if abortion became a non-issue?” While Frum has, in former days, been an impressive advocate for socially conservative values, ever since the 2008 election he has advocated for a desertion of social conservatism in order to “win” more elections based on fiscal issues. Besides the inherently flawed logic behind this position—it is impossible to advocate for smaller government while simultaneously deserting the protection of the family unit that...
  • David Frum Defends "Read My Lips" Tax Hike

    07/11/2011 10:02:03 AM PDT · by 92nina · 11 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-07-08 | Ryan Ellis
    David Frum makes the argument that the spending cuts promised in the 1990 "read my lips" tax hike budget deal indeed did come to fruition (contra to my argument yesterday). He argues that, since spending as a percent of the economy declined in the 1990s, the spending cuts must have materialized.This is eminently-wrong for several reasons: CBO data shows that the promise--$274 billion in baseline spending cuts--not only didn't happen, but that baseline spending actually increased by $22 billion. This is simply what the data show. Spending as a percent of the economy did decline in the 1990s, but not...
  • I WAS WRONG ABOUT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE and got the zot (again)

    06/29/2011 8:15:42 AM PDT · by No Brainer · 147 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/27/11 | David Frum
    I was a strong opponent of same-sex marriage. Fourteen years ago, Andrew Sullivan and I forcefully debated the issue at length online (at a time when online debate was a brand new thing). Yet I find myself strangely untroubled by New York state's vote to authorize same-sex marriage -- a vote that probably signals that most of "blue" states will follow within the next 10 years. I don't think I'm alone in my reaction either. Most conservatives have reacted with calm -- if not outright approval -- to New York's dramatic decision. Why? The short answer is that the case...
  • Failed Democrat Pol Sues Critics Over Election Loss

    10/25/2011 10:30:09 AM PDT · by jakerobins · 40 replies
    There's nothing quite like a politician scorned. When voters in Ohio's 1st Congressional District threw Democrat Steve Driehaus out of office after only one term, he did not bow out gracefully. No, he decided to get even. So he did what anyone does in today's culture: he sued somebody. Charging that its activities contributed to his defeat and thus to his "loss of livelihood," Driehaus is suing the Susan B. Anthony List, a group that supports pro-life candidates for Congress and which has been one of the leading and most effective organizations involved in the fight to cut off federal...
  • Sen. McCain Congratulates Obama: The Fact Is This Is Another Success For The Administration

    10/20/2011 5:27:53 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Oct. 20, 2011 | James Crugnale
    On Thursday’s edition of John King USA on CNN, Senator John McCain graciously congratulated President Obama for the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. “The fact is this is another success for the Obama administration,” McCain acknowledged. “I’d like to congratulate the Administration, they helped out enormously. I think they deserve great credit.” McCain said. The Arizona Senator did include the caveat that greater credit should be given to America’s British and French allies. “I wish we had used the full weight of American air power and wouldn’t have had so many casualties,” McCain added, “There was close coordination…between NATO air and...
  • Vanity: Let's design a new gang logo for the Obama cartel

    10/17/2011 2:05:20 PM PDT · by nolongerademocrat · 20 replies
    my head | today | nolongerademocrat
    I think we can pretty well agree that Obama and his supporters are very much like a typical gang of street thugs. Every well known gang has a name and a logo that they paint and tattoo everywhere. This is our chance to help the Obama administration out by submitting our suggestions for their 2012 gang name and logo.
  • Obama Mocks Republicans As Too Stupid To Understand His Entire Jobs Bill At Once…

    10/17/2011 10:10:12 AM PDT · by Qbert · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 10/17/2011 | Zip
    Jackass. (The Hill) —  President Obama started off his three-day bus tour kicking Senate Republicans for blocking his jobs bill, saying he is breaking up his plan because “maybe they just couldn’t understand the whole thing at once.” Speaking in Asheville, N.C., a favorite locale of Obama’s, the president began his tour by criticizing Senate Republicans for blocking his $447 billion bill last week, and challenging Congress to pass the bill in “bite-sized pieces.” The president said that in blocking his bill, Senate Republicans — he did not mention the two Democratic ‘no’ votes — “said ‘no’ to you.” “Sixty-three...
  • Aimless Obama walks alone

    10/09/2011 5:39:39 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 118 replies
    NY POST ^ | Oct. 9, 2011 | Michael Goodwin
    The reports are not good, disturbing even. I have heard basically the same story four times in the last 10 days, and the people doing the talking are in New York and Washington and are spread across the political spectrum. The gist is this: President Obama has become a lone wolf, a stranger to his own government. He talks mostly, and sometimes only, to friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett and to David Axelrod, his political strategist. Everybody else, including members of his Cabinet, have little face time with him except for brief meetings that serve as photo ops. Secretary of...
  • Poll: Rick Perry loses the tea party

    10/04/2011 6:48:05 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 101 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-04-11 | Alexander Burns
    The new Washington Post/ABC News poll confirms what the Florida straw poll showed last month: Rick Perry is bleeding support from activist conservatives. In the national survey, Perry’s share of the GOP primary vote has fallen to 16 percent – a tie with Herman Cain and 9 points behind Mitt Romney, who draws support from a quarter of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. Continue Reading Ron Paul is in fourth place, with 11 percent, followed by Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich tied at 7 percent. Rick Santorum takes 2 percent and Jon Huntsman takes half that. The apparent explanation for Perry’s...
  • Roseanne Barr: Behead Bankers, Rich Who Won't Give Up Wealth

    10/02/2011 10:06:09 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 100 replies
    Actress, comedienne and now author Roseanne Barr shares her solution for dealing with the rich and how the banks could repay the money the U.S. government bailed them out with in 2008. "Part of my platform is, of course, the guilty must be punished and that we no longer let our children see their guilty leaders getting away with murder. Because it teaches children, you know, that they don't have to have any morals as long as they have guns and are bullies and I don't think that's a good message," Barr told Russia Today (RT). "I do say that...
  • Gallup: Democrats Dispirited About Voting in 2012

    09/29/2011 8:19:47 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 36 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/29/11 | Lydia Saad
    Democrats Dispirited About Voting in 2012 Republicans' enthusiasm for voting matches 2004 and exceeds 2008 PRINCETON, NJ -- In thinking about the 2012 presidential election, 45% of Democrats and independents who lean Democratic say they are more enthusiastic about voting than usual, while nearly as many, 44%, are less enthusiastic.This is in sharp contrast to 2008 and, to a lesser extent, 2004, when the great majority of Democrats expressed heightened enthusiasm about voting.Democrats' muted response to voting in 2012 also contrasts with Republicans' eagerness. Nearly 6 in 10 Republicans, 58%, describe themselves as more enthusiastic about voting. That is nearly...
  • Obama cracks jokes about devastating Texas wildfires

    09/27/2011 8:41:37 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 64 replies ^ | posted on Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 12:00
    Obama cracks jokes about devastating Texas wildfires You know, beneath the cool exterior of the basketball-playing hipster president, behind the facade of the partisan class warrior, there lurks a core truth — Barack Obama is a jackass: While at a highdollar fundraiser San Jose, California, President Obama ridiculed Rick Perry. “You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change.” Obama said to laughter and applause, and added, “No, no, it’s true!”
  • McCotter drops out of race for GOP presidential nomination

    09/22/2011 1:14:26 PM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 83 replies
    My Fox Boston ^ | 9.22.11 | Staff
    Thursday that he is dropping out of the 2012 presidential race. McCotter, who struggled to gain traction against better-financed rivals and failed to achieve the necessary support to be invited to Republican debates, announced that he would now support former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Republican primary.
  • Thad McCotter dropping out of presidential race - endorses Romney

    09/23/2011 2:29:00 AM PDT · by sunmars · 24 replies
    Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) is dropping out of the presidential race and endorsing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. If you didn’t even know McCotter was running for president, you’re probably not alone. He was never in a debate and barely registered in polls. He placed tenth in Iowa’s Ames straw poll, with 35 votes. McCotter, a five-term lawmaker known mostly for his quirky one-liners and sideline in rock music, says the press did him in. “If they keep you out of the debates, you are out of the conversation and you can’t run,” McCotter told the Detroit News. “It was...
  • Minneapolis man charged in St. Paul rape and home invasion

    09/16/2011 6:50:14 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 13 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 9-16-11 | Brady Gervais
    Kimanie Markeys Carter, 24, faces aggravated robbery, kidnapping and first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. He will appear in Ramsey County District Court on Monday afternoon.
  • Stosur stuns Williams to win U.S. Open title

    09/11/2011 3:41:22 PM PDT · by JNRoberts · 87 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 9/11/2011 | Julian Linden
    Throughout the second set she repeatedly argued with the chair umpire in a petulant display that rekindled memories of her exit from the 2009 U.S. Open. “If you ever see me walking down the hall, look the other way because you’re out of control,” Williams said.
  • Postcard from the Staycation [The Anchoress]

    08/24/2011 9:16:31 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 9 replies ^ | August 23, 2012 | Elizabeth Scalia
    Dear Washington,Just wanted to drop a note from our stay-cation to say we hope you’re enjoying your time off, and do let us know how the fishing, golfing and clam bakes have gone for you.Circumstances being what they are, we have decided to stick close to home this year. We hope you don’t mind if we tag along, vacationing vicariously with you through media. After all, reading that you’ve driven four under par is like a victory for all us little people and I personally pine to see the latest fashions in casual wear and fine jewelry modeled by your...
  • Fallout New Vegas: TEN deathclaws AND a Legion Assassination Team all at the same time.

    08/18/2011 3:46:48 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 86 replies · 1+ views
    Um, WTF. Boone is dead now, so is Rex. TEN deathclaws AND an Legion Assassination team. I'm level 30 but that didn't help my companions, and I barely made it out alive.WHY?????
  • McCain loves town-hall meetings, angry crowds (McCain loves fighting with conservatives)

    08/15/2011 12:33:19 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies
    The Arizona Republic | 2011-08-14 | Dan Nowicki
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  • Obama: "Hear It In My Voice ... I Am Frustrated"

    08/11/2011 3:43:29 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 65 replies
    video at link Obama on credit downgrade from Standard & Poor's: "It happened because Washington does not have the capacity to come together and get things done. It was a self-inflicted wound. That is why people are frustrated. Maybe you can hear it in my voice. That is why I am frustrated. Because you deserve better."
  • The Indecisive President Obama's Weakness Is a Problem for the Global Economy

    08/09/2011 5:20:26 AM PDT · by csvset · 13 replies
    SPIEGEL ONLINE ^ | 08/09/2011 | Gregor Peter Schmitz
    A new financial crisis has gripped the US, Asia and Europe, but Barack Obama can only respond with catchphrases. The United States will remain a "triple-A country," the US president insisted Monday, as stock markets crashed. The most powerful man in the world seems strangely paralyzed. America's president, as the political scientist Richard Neustadt once noted, may be the most powerful man in the world, but he has only one real power: the power of persuasion. That's why US presidents are so keen to get in front of the TV cameras and address the nation from what Americans refer to...
  • Obama says he inherited economic problems

    08/08/2011 5:51:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 133 replies
    reuters ^ | Aug. 8, 2011 | Jeff Mason
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday he inherited much of the country's problems with high debt and deficits when he entered the White House, sounding a theme likely to dominate his 2012 re-election campaign. Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser, Obama also defended his economic record and noted that problems in Europe were affecting the United States.
  • How Bad Could A Mormon President Be?

    08/07/2011 11:35:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 111 replies · 1+ views ^ | August 7, 2011 | Austin Hill
    How bad would it be to have a Mormon President in the White House? "The Marxism that exists in the White House right now is waaay more disturbing to me" noted Phil, a recent caller to one of my daily talk shows. "If we could replace that with Mormonism, I think that’d be a huge improvement..." I completely agree with Phil. But if a recent Gallup poll is any indication, lots of Americans think differently than us – and this should be a wake-up call for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, and the entire Republican Party. I’m not assuming that...
  • Debating a Liberal on debt (blames Christian terrorists for debt)

    08/07/2011 10:01:29 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/6/2011 | Mainestategop
    Okay, this video is based on actual conversations with this insane woman named politicalarticles. She has a channel and her own website. She says the debt crisis is a conspiracy by Christian terrorists and not because of over spending on welfare. She also called Alan Keyes an Uncle Tom and says anyone against socialism is a right wing terrorist like Andres Brevik. WARNING! CONTAINS LIBERAL TALKING POINTS! VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED!!!
  • President "Loser?" (Obama Shellacked Again)

    08/02/2011 5:00:34 AM PDT · by suspects · 25 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 2, 2011 | Michael Graham
    “Americans love a winner. Americans will not tolerate a loser... The very idea of losing is hateful to an American.” — Gen. George Patton America is a center-right nation but we will, under the right conditions, vote for a liberal — even an extreme liberal. We might vote for a lush, a Lothario, perhaps even a lunatic. But there is one thing Americans will not abide: A loser. That’s the one “L” word President Barack Obama cannot overcome. And he’s dangerously close to a full-on “L7” face plant. Forget all the talk about the Tea Party’s big win on the...
  • Scarborough: Dems Say Privately Obama Is Invisible, Not A Leader

    07/31/2011 6:08:12 AM PDT · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 122 replies
    RCP ^ | July 29, 2011 | RCP Video
    Mika heard two days ago on Capitol Hill Democrats all saying the same thing. And that is, this president has been invisible, he is not a leader. They said this all behind closed doors. Democratic leaders, Democratic rank-and-file.
  • House doesn’t vote on GOP debt bill

    07/29/2011 1:40:05 AM PDT · by tennmountainman · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 7-9-11 | Stephen Dinan and Sean Lengell
    Lacking enough support to pass their debt-limit bill, House Republican leaders postponed a scheduled vote Thursday and were working feverishly behind closed doors to try to round up votes, though the delay further complicates matters as all sides struggle to beat an Aug. 2 deadline. The leaders had brought the bill to the floor and the debate had been raging for more than two hours Thursday afternoon when Republicans abruptly halted the proceedings midstream and pivoted to other, non-controversial business.
  • McNabb trade to Vikings is finalized

    07/28/2011 6:06:50 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 07.28.11
    Donovan McNabb’s controversial stay in the nation’s capital is over. has learned the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to acquire McNabb in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2012 draft and possibly a conditional 2013 draft pick, contingent on certain 2011 performance goals reached by the former Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins quarterback.
  • House GOP yanks debt-limit bill

    07/26/2011 6:50:31 PM PDT · by tennmountainman · 41 replies
    Politico ^ | 7-26-11 | AKE SHERMAN & JOHN BRESNAHAN
    House Republicans delayed by at least a day a floor vote on their package to raise the debt ceiling, the latest challenge facing Speaker John Boehner and GOP leaders as they try to avoid a default on the nation’s debt. The decision to move the vote to Thursday or beyond came after the Congressional Budget Office reported late Tuesday night that the package Boehner crafted would only reduce deficits by $850 billion, $150 billion short of the speaker’s goal of $ 1 trillion in budget and spending cuts.
  • Chambliss: GOP spreading 'misinformation' on Gang of Six

    07/21/2011 5:57:00 PM PDT · by tennmountainman · 35 replies
    Politico ^ | 7-21-11 | UnListed
    Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss leveled sharp criticism at his Republican colleagues for spouting “misinformation” about the Gang of Six’s proposal, calling their remarks “very disturbing” and questioning their desire to pass a deficit-cutting deal. “Because people are here on this floor throwing out numbers that are wrong, giving specifics on a piece of legislation that has not even been written, and they’re talking like they’re experts on the subject of a matter that my five colleagues and I have been discussing, debating among ourselves for the last six months,” Chambliss said on the floor. “And we haven’t even put the...
  • Newt Gingrich's fundraising: As bad as advertised

    07/15/2011 7:31:03 PM PDT · by tennmountainman · 34 replies
    LA Times ^ | 7-15-11 | Melanie Mason
    Newt Gingrich raised about $2.1 million for his presidential campaign this quarter and spent nearly $1.8 million, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. He ended the period with slightly more than $300,000 cash on hand. Among the disbursements: $8,400 to Gingrich Productions, a Washington, D.C.-based company that lists Callista Gingrich, the candidate's wife, as president. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond said the campaign paid Gingrich Productions for use of the domain name The Federal Election Commission requires that campaigns apply fair market value to such transactions.
  • Pathetic. Obama Responds to Attack on US Embassy in Syria… With a Lawsuit

    07/12/2011 7:27:32 AM PDT · by SanFranDan · 33 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | 7/12/11 | Jim Hoft
    Assad loyalists attacked the US Embassy in Damascus yesterday. Syrian pro-regime supporters wave their national flag as they protest outside the US embassy in Damascus on July 8 against a visit by ambassador Robert Ford to the opposition hotbed city of Hama. The United States summoned Syria’s charge d’affaires, accusing Damascus of failing to meet its international obligations after angry mobs besieged the US and French embassies. (AFP) In response President Obama took a firm stand by… threatening to file a lawsuit. Israel Matsav reported: So what does the world’s only superpower do? Send in the Marines to get the...
  • Western To Test Schwarzenegger's Post-Scandal Popularity

    07/11/2011 4:24:29 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 28 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | July 11, 2011 | NIKKI FINKE
    The Lionsgate project has been off, then on, then off, and now on again. The studio in May had been on the verge of announcing that Arnold Schwarzenegger was starring in its long-in-development Western titled Last Stand, set up as the English-language debut of director Kim-ji-Woon. Then the actor pulled out just before his personal scandal went public and deep-sixed his marriage to Maria Shriver. But now the actor is back in the project and aiming to test his popularity post-divorce. I've learned that Arnold's deal with Lionsgate is not nearly as rich as the one CAA made for him...