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  • Court punishes bay area lawyers who called each other 'hack' and 'loser' — and worse

    12/31/2010 1:22:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | December 31, 2010 | Lee Logan
    .........It started in May 2008. Mitchell was representing a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Volkswagen of America. Mooney was the attorney for the car company. The two men couldn't agree on the date of a hearing. The first volley came from the 50-year-old Mooney, who addressed his colleague as "Junior." "Please do not send me any more of these absurd emails. While I am happy to know that you are also the judge in this case, your continued unprofessional & juvenile behavior is not necessary," he writes. Mitchell, 36, responds in kind: "Old Hack: Your unprofessional and otherwise asinine behavior...
  • BYE-BYE from Biden

    12/30/2010 5:52:01 AM PST · by ROCKLOBSTER · 25 replies · 33+ views
    DNC newsletter ^ | 28 Dec 2010 | Joe Biden
    Friend -- I've been in Washington for almost 40 years. I've seen a lot of Congresses come and go. But I can't remember a group of lawmakers who accomplished more than the folks who just wrapped up their work. With their help, we repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and ratified the START arms control treaty. We passed a new law to rein in the abuses on Wall Street and protect consumers. We reformed the health care system and passed the Recovery Act to get our economy growing again. But do you know why all that happened? Because people like you...
  • Election losers: Homeless on the Hill

    12/02/2010 7:57:43 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | December 2, 2010 | Erika Lovley and Simmi Aujla
    Election losers, welcome to Office Space. Some of the most senior and respected members of Congress are among the dozens of outgoing lawmakers whose offices have been crammed into tiny basement cubicles as their old offices are emptied and refurbished. And while nobody seems to be throwing fits about missing red Swingline staplers, the basement bullpen is quite a comedown for some of the most powerful members of Congress, who virtually overnight went from comfortable congressional veterans to homeless on the Hill. Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.), the transportation committee chairman who championed legislation to fix America’s crowded highways, faces an...
  • New Pelosi op-ed: I’m now ready to listen to Republican ideas

    11/09/2010 5:03:01 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 50 replies
    Hot Air ^ | NOVEMBER 9, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    In which Madam Speaker informs an electorate that just handed her the worst midterm beating in decades that the 111th Congress was actually pretty darned amazing. Among its amazing feats: “Restoring fiscal discipline” to government by passing pay-as-you-go rules, which were, of course, actually ignored when inconvenient and which helped bring us the second largest annual deficit in American history this year. The largest deficit? Last year’s, of course. Now that the amazement has subsided, it’s time to heal. Here’s a passage from a section entitled, I kid you not, “Republican ideas welcome,” which is sort of like the British...
  • For the losing side: How to handle the post-election hangover (PEST: Post Election Stress Trauma)

    11/05/2010 10:16:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/03/10 | Stephanie Chen
    For the losing side: How to handle the post-election hangoverBy Stephanie Chen, CNN November 3, 2010 4:57 p.m. EDT (CNN) -- For weeks -- even months -- you may have been caught up in the election frenzy. You've been jazzed about a candidate or a cause. Perhaps you've volunteered for a campaign or proudly planted a sign in your yard. The results are announced and the winners start celebrating their campaign victory, but for the losers, an election loss can easily turn personal. CNN spoke to Dr. Ivan Walks, a public health physician and psychiatrist who has studied stress for...
  • The Stupak 11 - Did we get rid of ALL of them? (VANITY)

    11/03/2010 7:58:05 AM PDT · by Slump Tester · 15 replies
    Found with Google ^ | 11-03-10 | Self
  • George Stephanopoulos Lobbies GOP to 'Cooperate' With Dems..if Defeat Could be-'Blessing'for Obama

    11/02/2010 10:01:10 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 68 replies · 1+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 11-2-10 | Scott Whitlock
    (Video at link) ### Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday once again pushed Republicans who win on Election Day to "cooperate" with Barack Obama and also wondered if a defeat could be a "blessing" for the President. Talking to Republican adviser Nicolle Wallace, the morning show host lobbied, "But [Republicans] have to make a choice, as well. Do they choose to cooperate with President Obama and stand firm on principle, which is going to guarantee gridlock?" Questioning former Obama aide Anita Dunn, he wondered if "having more Republicans in Washington is a blessing to him because it means that...
  • Democrats face prospect of a grim Election Day

    10/24/2010 8:13:07 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 54 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 24, 2010 | Karen Tumulty
    The question around Washington today is not whether Nov. 2 will be a difficult day for the Democrats who control Congress, but rather how bad it will be. Increasingly, it looks like the answer depends on which chamber of Congress you're following. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report now estimates that more than 90 Democratic House seats are potentially in play; on the Republican side of the aisle, it estimates that only nine appear in jeopardy. As a result, most leading forecasters say it is more likely that Republicans will win the 39 House seats they need to take control. On...
  • Obama campaigns for Patrick.

    10/16/2010 12:27:41 PM PDT · by Tessarie · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 10/16/2010 | Glenn Johnson, AP
    BOSTON—President Barack Obama was trying to help Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick win re-election on Saturday, but more important to his own political future, maintain a Democratic Senate. After a Patrick rally at the Hynes Convention Center, the president was traveling to West Newton for a fundraiser at the home of Caritas Cristi CEO Ralph de la Torre. The event was expected to raise $500,000 for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. It is charged with electing party members to the U.S. Senate. Obama wants to maintain a Democratic Senate to pass the remainder of his first-term agenda. Both it and a...
  • The 3rd is FURLOUGH FRIDAY!

    09/02/2010 9:08:10 AM PDT · by pansgold · 3 replies
    IX / II / MMX | pansgold
    Well. I wonder if the democrats in Sacto have a clue as to how much money the state lost this morning by not having a budget. Thanks to furlough Friday imposed by the court system, all state offices are again ordered closed every Friday until a state budget is passed. I don't have a figure on the amount of money the state just paid out today to every person on welfare today but it's a pile of cash for sure. The point? The loss of one days interest to the state treasury on billions of dollars just paid out this...
  • Ron Paul: if spending were solution, there'd be no problem

    08/10/2010 3:10:21 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 10, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Ron Paul shows why gov. spending is the worst way to avoid financial crisis. He shows why America needs to end the fed and go back to gold and silver if we want to survive.
  • Algeria player slaps female reporter (World Cup Soccer)

    06/23/2010 1:10:34 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 28 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 6-23-2010 | Martin Rogers
    PRETORIA, South Africa – Algeria soccer player Rafik Saifi slapped a female journalist across the face as the aftermath of the United States’ dramatic World Cup victory turned ugly at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday night. While walking through the interview zone, Saifi spotted writer Asma Halimi, who works for Algerian newspaper Competition, and struck her with his open hand in front of dozens of witnesses. Halimi responded by striking the player in the mouth.
  • Obama Administration Suing Arizona Over Illegal Immigration Law

    06/18/2010 2:20:48 PM PDT · by traumer · 28 replies · 862+ views
    The Obama administration will file suit to challenge Arizona's immigration law, an official told Fox News on Friday. The confirmation comes after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in an interview with a TV station in Ecuador earlier this month that the administration would challenge the law in court, though officials had long said the issue was under review. Administration officials initially would not confirm Clinton's statement. But an official told Fox News on Friday that while the review is still underway, the decision has already been made that a Department of Justice suit will be filed. The administration at...
  • 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 — it’s my hometown! But I would not love to see America win the World Cup. Frankly, we don’t need another feather in our already overstuffed cap. And considering soccer is the world’s game — and most of the world is at odds with America at any given moment — 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...
  • Diamondbacks game draws immigration protesters [in L.A.]

    06/01/2010 4:46:40 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 28 replies · 446+ views
    LA Times ^ | May 31, 2010 | Carla Hall
    Several hundred people, many from the SEIU, use a three-game series with the Dodgers to voice opposition to Arizona's controversial law. ...The SEIU and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles bought 100 bleachers seats for Monday night's game, according to SEIU's Hilda Delgado, so they could boo Arizona and turn their backs on the Diamondbacks' first pitch.
  • Mom Stole My Beer - Send the Police!

    06/01/2010 11:45:17 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies · 735+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Tue, Jun 1, 2010 | Brian Hamacher
    32-year-old Fla. son calls 911, demands mom's arrest after she takes boozeIt's hard to be 32 years old and still live with mom, but when she takes your beer away, sometimes you have to take it like a man. Charles Lee Dennison, over in New Port Richey, learned that the hard way this past weekend when he was arrested for calling 911 to complain his mother had poached his pilsener. Dennison was "very intoxicated" and demanded that the police arrest dear old mom when officers responded to his initial 911 call Friday night, according to The sloshed son told...
  • Obama goes 0-4: PA loss follows failures in NJ, VA and MA...

    05/18/2010 9:05:18 PM PDT · by ezfindit · 50 replies · 2,455+ views
    5/18/2010 | B. Chrysostom
    Best Drudge Report headline I've read in months: Obama goes 0-4: PA loss follows failures in NJ, VA and MA... The Obamination, a FAILURE in the making!
  • Anti-Incumbent Feeling Fuels Midterm Primaries

    05/16/2010 12:32:10 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 9 replies · 559+ views
    cbs ^ | May 16, 2010 | David Riedel
    Major Changes and Upsets Look Possible as Anti-Washington Feeling Sweeps Into Senate Races  With midterm elections fast approaching and what appears to be an anti-incumbent movement building across the country, upcoming political primary races are being watched by voters and both political parties. When Sen. Bob Bennett (R-Utah) lost his state's GOP primary it became clear that other senators may face similar challenges in their states. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Greenberg and New York Times politics correspondent Jeff Zeleny spoke about Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court and the 2010 elections on "Face the Nation". Anchor Bob...
  • Sources: McNabb headed to Washington

    04/04/2010 5:44:48 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 15 replies · 611+ views
    ESPN ^ | 4-4-2010 | Adam Schefter
    The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a blockbuster intra-division trade that will send perennial Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The two sides still must finalize language, but McNabb is now headed to Washington. Sources said the deal involved the Redskins' second-round pick in the 2010 draft and either a third- or fourth-round pick next year, depending on several factors.
  • Democrats express safety concerns after protests (Miami, Florida "news" Makes this #1 Story!)

    03/24/2010 1:10:17 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 83 replies · 1,751+ views
    WSVN-TV ^ | 03/24/10
    House Democrats are expressing concerns about their personal safety following protests over health care legislation. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday that officials from the FBI and Capitol Police briefed Democrats on how to handle perceived security threats.
  • Factbox: Winners, losers in House healthcare bill

    03/22/2010 2:38:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 680+ views
    reuters ^ | 3/22/10 | staff
    (Reuters) - The healthcare reform measure passed by the House of Representatives on Sunday delivers some good news for drugmakers, device companies and even health insurers. Among the changes in the legislation was a provision delaying hefty taxes on those three industries by at least a year. Following are some of the winners and losers in the overall healthcare industry based on a Senate version of the bill and the reconciliation bill passed by the House on Sunday. The Senate must vote on the reconciliation bill, so changes could still emerge. WINNERS BRAND-NAME DRUGMAKERS * The pharmaceutical industry keeps its...
  • President Obama's Final Four: Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky and Villanova

    03/16/2010 8:38:32 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 34 replies · 5,655+ views ^ | 03/16/10 | Ryan Hudson
    Just like last season, President Barack Obama is filling out a bracket for the men's tournament. This year though, he'll be submitting his predictions for the women's field, too. In an ESPN exclusive, President Barack Obama filled out his bracket predictions for the 2010 NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments with senior writer Andy Katz and ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke for air on ESPN's SportsCenter on Wednesday, March 17, at noon ET, and Friday, March 19, at 9 a.m., respectively [...] Said Katz, “After spending a few minutes with President Obama at the White House it was evident...
  • Senate approves extension of jobless benefits after Bunning ends blockade

    03/02/2010 8:21:19 PM PST · by traumer · 20 replies · 969+ views
    Senators approved a bill extending unemployment benefits, highway funding and other federal programs Tuesday night after Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) dropped his days-long blockade of the bill. The Senate approved the measure 78 to 19. Bunning had held up the Senate's consideration of the package of 30-day extensions since Thursday, arguing that the measures were not paid for. Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) said they were, but Bunning stood firm until reaching accord on a deal Tuesday. That agreement allowed a vote on the package and also gave Bunning a vote on his amendment forcing the $10 billion...
  • Tom Tancredo to Tea Partiers: ‘Thank God John McCain Lost’

    02/05/2010 1:10:28 PM PST · by pissant · 125 replies · 2,032+ views
    WSJ ^ | 2/5/10 | Sue Davis
    <p>If Tea Party activists are unhappy with President Barack Obama, it would have been a lot worse under President John McCain, Tom Tancredo declared Thursday in opening remarks at the convention in Nashville, Tenn.</p> <p>“Thank God John McCain lost the election,” the former GOP congressman from Colorado and 2008 presidential candidate said to cheers and applause from the 600 grassroots activists in attendance.</p>
  • Obama to Democrats: Don’t ‘Play It Safe’

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

    01/30/2010 7:34:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies · 923+ views
    Discovery News ^ | January 30, 2010 | Bruce Chapman
    Fox News thought the House Republicans triumphed by having the President speak to their weekend retreat in Baltimore and answer questions in front of TV cameras. In contrast, MSNBC thought the President showed up the Republicans as the contemptible pipsqueaks they are. For themselves, the President and the House GOP leaders all said that the spirited, yet civil exchange was the sort of thing that should happen more often in Washington. So, who really won and lost? First, the public won, because the televised Q & A demonstrated that politicians can debate seriously and with substance, and without constantly interrupting...
  • Brown Victory Sour Puss Immortalization Thread

    01/19/2010 3:04:24 PM PST · by MrDem · 49 replies · 2,275+ views
    1/19/2010 | Me
    Please post all SOUR PUSS snapshots or videos of the MSM talking heads or pundits responding to Scott Brown's stunning victory to this thread. We want to immortalize their lamentations and wailing and gnashing of teeth. Posting a snapshot of real, confirmed blubbering on camera will make you a lifetime member of the "I'm Mad as Hell" club.
  • Coakley adviser memo: D.C. Dems 'failed' Coakley

    01/19/2010 12:20:51 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies · 1,068+ views ^ | Jan. 18, 2010 | Ben Smith
    The Coakley campaign is bridling at finger-pointing from the White House and Washington Democrats, and outside adviser to the campaign has provided to POLITICO a memo aimed at rebutting the charge that Coakley failed, and making the case that national Democrats failed her. The adviser, who made the case to my colleague Jonathan Martin on the condition of anonymity in response, he said, to "the current leaking coming out of the White House and the DNC that is chalking all of this up to a “bad candidate”. The adviser, who cited internal polling numbers to make the case, emails that,...
  • John Kerry Draws Epic Crowd In Worcester (/s)

    01/19/2010 12:04:04 PM PST · by Justaham · 33 replies · 1,761+ views
    They had John Kerry, their sitting US Senator, Jim McGovern their sitting US Congressman (and a supporter of terrorists), Tim Murray, our sitting Lt Governor and former mayor of Worcester, and the current mayor of Worcester, Joe O'Brien. They still ONLY turned out about maybe 150 people. Two hours later there were thousands showing up for Scott a couple blocks down the street. I thought this was pathetic and showed the weakness of their campaign.
  • CNN Sources: Obama advisers believe Coakley will lose

    01/17/2010 7:45:23 PM PST · by rface · 21 replies · 1,396+ views
    CNN ^ | January 17th, 2010 04:22 PM ET | CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry
    Washington (CNN) - Multiple advisers to President Obama have privately told party officials that they believe Democrat Martha Coakley is going to lose Tuesday’s special election to fill the Massachusetts Senate seat held by the late Ted Kennedy for more than 40 years, several Democratic sources told CNN Sunday. The sources added that the advisers are still hopeful that Obama's visit to Massachusetts on Sunday could help Coakley pull out a narrow victory .... However, the presidential advisers have grown increasingly pessimistic....
  • The White House Is Predicting a Coakley Loss?

    01/17/2010 2:31:51 PM PST · by Justaham · 218 replies · 9,907+ views
    National Review ^ | 1-17-10 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    Multiple advisers to President Obama have privately told party officials that they believe Democrat Martha Coakley is going to lose Tuesday’s special election to fill the Massachusetts Senate seat held by the late Ted Kennedy for more than 40 years, several Democratic sources told CNN Sunday. The presidential advisers have grown increasingly pessimistic in the last three days about Coakley's chances after a series of missteps by the candidate, sources said.
  • Obama Advisers Believe Coakley Will Lose

    01/17/2010 2:07:51 PM PST · by blam · 27 replies · 1,552+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 1-17-2020 | ohn Carney
    Obama Advisers Believe Coakley Will Lose John Carney Jan. 17, 2010, 4:37 PM CNN's political ticker reports that Obama's advisers believe that Coakley will lose.
  • Political Hubris: Democrats Blame Pollster Rasmussen For Voters Rejection of Their Agenda

    01/02/2010 5:16:38 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 24 replies · 1,290+ views
    Politico/The Lid ^ | 1/2/10 | The Lid
    If you believe the Democratic ideologues, their policies are perfect and so is their President. There is no way that Americans could turn against either. That is, unless you believe Rasmussen. Judged by Rasmussen America has issues with both the POTUS and his party's policies. Democrats believe that Rasmussen, who is acknowledged as one of the more accurate political pollsters, is either inaccurate or the purposely biased. They whine that Rasmussen's polls constantly report numbers that are about 5% lower than other polls,which is generally true because Rasmussen measures likely voters, other pollsters measure all adults.
  • Another RNC Beg Letter

    12/19/2009 11:36:30 AM PST · by Noumenon · 40 replies · 879+ views
    The RNC ^ | December 4, 2009 | Michael Steele
    The head weasel at the RNC tells that I have a choice to make. To whit: 'Will Barack Obama continue to have Nancy Pelosi/Harry Reid majorities in Concress to ram through his radical leftist agenda of curtailed freedoms and government expansion, or... ...will our Party's commonsense conservative candidates prevail next November and roll back the left-wing gains that are threatening our prosperity and liberty?' Well, you have to admire their sheer nerve and effrontery in making this sort of play for my wallet. The letter mentions New Jersey and Virginia as signal victories, but they somehow forgot to mention their...
  • Big Losers In Honduras Election: Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez

    11/29/2009 8:14:38 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 22 replies · 1,213+ views
    The Lid ^ | 11/29/09 | The Lid
    The results from today's elections in Honduras are beginning to roll in and it looks as if Porfirio Lobo,from Honduran opposition National Party, is leading in the election at least according to the local media. According to preliminary data, the 61-year-old opposition leader received around 56% of the vote. His main rival, 46-year-old businessman Elvin Santos representing the ruling Liberal Party, came second in the presidential race, with about 38% of the vote. Even if the trend continues the Liberal party will not be the big loser today, Hugo Chavez, whose imperialist goals were thwarted when President Zelaya was ousted...
  • Top 10 Cruel Things Women Do to Men (I'm sure we can add to the list)

    11/27/2009 6:46:37 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 172 replies · 6,831+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 11/27/2009 | Staff
    Women can be cruel, and they often do cruel things to men. Despite their reputation as the fairer sex, when it comes to relationships, sometimes women can be downright nasty. It seems like a reverse sexism started to take hold as the feminist movement came about and equality for women began gaining ground. Some women use their girl-power solidarity to come to a consensus on what’s socially acceptable for women to do to men in a relationship. They’ve agreed among themselves that these behaviors are perfectly justifiable regardless of how they play with a guy’s emotions or ego. With that,...
  • Sign the Petition HR 615

    11/06/2009 9:15:53 AM PST · by Publius6961 · 6 replies · 469+ views
    Congressman John Fleming ^ | November 6, 2009 | Email
    Subject: HR 615 On Tuesday, the Senate health committee voted 12-11 in favor of a two-page amendment, courtesy of Republican Tom Coburn, which would require all Members of Congress and their staff members to enroll in any new government-run health plan. Congressman John Fleming has proposed an amendment that would require Congressmen and Senators to take the same health care plan that they would force on us. (Under proposed legislation they are exempt.) Congressman Fleming is encouraging people to go to his Website and sign his petition. The process is very simple. I have done just that at: Petition LinkSenator...
  • Young voters who helped elect Obama stayed home

    11/04/2009 1:33:51 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 44 replies · 1,692+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 4, 2009 | DENA POTTER
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Last year, 23-year-old Rashida Hill watched the presidential debates, visited the college political party meetings and put a Barack Obama bumper sticker on her townhouse door. She voted for Obama because she felt like the election was about "being a part of something." But on Tuesday, the Virginia Commonwealth University student didn't bother voting in the governor's race because, she said, the candidates didn't give her anything to get excited about. "The simple fact is, unless you put it in front of somebody, they're really not going to seek it out," Hill said.
  • Hilarious: Jake Tapper Has An Ominous Tweet

    11/04/2009 3:08:44 AM PST · by careyb · 25 replies · 3,665+ views
    Twitter ^ | 11/3/09 | Jake Tapper
    NBC's "The Biggest Loser" is at the White House tonight. This is not a joke.
  • Reporter At Corzine Headquarters: "Like The Air Has Been Sucked Out Of This Room" (Video)

    11/03/2009 7:47:59 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 34 replies · 1,597+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 11/3/09 | talkradio03
    Blue Dogs got a warning shot across the bow...The bluest of blue states, and a deep pocketed incumbent Govenor who spent $28 million dollars and brought it Biden, Clinton 2x, and Obama 3x, gets sent home by Republican Chris Christie....
  • Harry Reid backpeddles

    11/03/2009 7:37:27 PM PST · by pansgold · 14 replies · 1,022+ views
    Revolt Day | pansgold
    Harry sure changed his mind... fast! We're not going to be held to any timeline, we are going to take the time to get it right [Healthcare] Harry tonight was dragged kicking and screaming back to the center by the ass kicking Dems got tonight. You can bet the Blue Dog's told Harry if the GOP sweeps tonight, we don't want any part of your mess. Dems in the House and Senate ... get ready for that enema that's been needed for some time. Who do you fear more? The voters of Pelosi/Reid
  • Democrats look set to lose key election

    10/24/2009 2:39:38 PM PDT · by Schnucki · 18 replies · 1,887+ views
    Times Online (U.K.) ^ | October 25, 2009 | Christina Lamb
    The hundreds of civil war gravestones in Culpeper cemetery tell of the town’s bloody history. Halfway between the opposing capitals of Richmond and Washington, it saw more battles than anywhere else in the United States. Today this town in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains is a battlefield of a different kind. In 10 days’ time Virginia, which last November voted for a Democratic presidential candidate for the first time since 1964, goes to the polls for a governor in the first electoral test of the Obama presidency. This contest between Bob McDonnell, a Republican, and Creigh Deeds, a...
  • RNC boss hopeful religious bias past [Steele pimps Romney as "a good leader" for GOP] [barf]

    10/19/2009 12:09:09 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 54 replies · 23,462+ views
    The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah ^ | 2009-10-16 | Lisa Riley Roche
    WEST VALLEY CITY — The head of the Republican National Committee said Friday he believes voters may have moved beyond the bias against Mormonism that hurt Mitt Romney in last year's presidential election. Speaking to reporters after a town hall meeting at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, Michael Steele said comments he made earlier this year about Romney being rejected by the GOP base because of his faith were "old news." "I was speaking to an attitude or a mindset at the time that I thought was unfortunate and I said that I think (Romney) proved just how unfortunate it...
  • Breaking News: Chicago Fails to Snag Hot Dog Contest (satire)

    10/03/2009 10:19:37 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 8 replies · 882+ views
    Breaking News: Chicago Fails to Snag Hot Dog Contest WASHINGTON – The International Federation of Competitive Eating announced that the race for the 2016 Nathan’s International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest is down to Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, and Wildwood, New Jersey as Chicago was eliminated in one of the most shocking defeats in IFOCE history. The defeat is especially painful for President and Mrs. Obama, who made personal pleas before IFOCE this morning in Coney Island. In an impromptu speech before IFOCE’s Board of Regents, Mr. Obama waxed eloquent by reading from a teleprompter for forty-five minutes about his memories of eating hot dogs...
  • President Obama is no loser just because Chicago didn't get 2016 Summer Olympics (Fail!)

    10/03/2009 4:03:09 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 34 replies · 1,129+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/3/09 | Mike Lupica
    That is only a sidebar to what happened on Friday, with an Olympic bid from Chicago that President Obama shouldn't have gone near. This wasn't the President's fight. For a smart guy, he does some dumb things sometimes. We can talk about winners and losers all we want to now that it is over. The biggest winners of all are the people of Chicago, because their city doesn't have to plunge itself into debt to host the Olympics. This is the kind of winner New York was despite Michael Bloomberg's insane quest to get the 2012 Games, which eventually -...
  • Analysis: Chicago's Loss Is A Blow To Obama, Too [AP Report Forced To Admit The Obvious!]

    10/02/2009 10:33:29 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies · 1,399+ views
    AP Report ^ | October 02nd 2009
    Analysis: Chicago's Loss Is A Blow To Obama, Too By JENNIFER LOVEN and JULIE PACE, Associated Press Writers Oct 2 WASHINGTON – OK, so it wasn't health care, climate change or war. Still, President Barack Obama's high-profile failure to win the Olympics for Chicago could feed negative narratives already nipping at his heels — that he's a better talker than closer, more celebrity than statesman. And this could hamper his efforts on the weightier issues. Despite Obama's fabled charm and powers of persuasion, his in-person plea for Chicago to host the 2016 Summer Games fell flat. It was a hugely...
  • NYT: For Obama, An Unsuccessful Campaign ["He Could Not Even Muster The Silver Or Bronze"]

    10/02/2009 1:44:08 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 147 replies · 11,495+ views
    NYTimes ^ | October 02nd 2009
    For Obama, An Unsuccessful Campaign By PETER BAKER October 2, 2009 COPENHAGEN — President Obama not only failed to bring home the gold, he could not even muster the silver or bronze. A dramatic 20-hour mission across the ocean to persuade the International Olympic Committee to give the 2016 Summer Games to Chicago proved such a miscalculation that his adopted hometown finished fourth of four candidate cities. Rarely has a president put his credibility on the line on the world stage in such a personal way and been slapped down so sharply in real time. While Chicago may have lost...
  • BLACK POLITICAL ASPIRANTS TO JIMMY CARTER ... (and why BOzo is bad news for YOU)

    09/17/2009 6:13:53 PM PDT · by FreeKeys · 9 replies · 981+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | September 17, 2009 8:26 AM | Neal Boortz
    .... Would you please sit down and shut up you old fool! Yup. Think about this one for a moment. You're a young black man or woman, you're finishing up your education and hope to have a career in politics. Along comes Barack Obama and you're just elated! The barrier has been broken and a black man is now President of the United States! Your path is clear! But wait! In the early months of Obama's presidency his inexperience starts to show. He fails on several big fronts: Health care, cap-and-trade and the union card-check bill. He tries to convince...
  • Image suggestion for Webster's Dictionary (vanity-humor)

    09/06/2009 5:00:12 PM PDT · by kromike · 10 replies · 401+ views
    (self) ^ | 09/06/2009 | (self)
    It's a quiet Sunday afternoon, after the usual motley crew of assorted losers, twits, and dumb-bells spinning political sewage in the morning. If there's EVER a reason to go to church other than worship God, it's to avoid morning political shows. Anyway, I wondered if Webster's or Wikipedia would be accepting of the following premise: We need an appropriate photo to accompany the urban/slang definition of 'Tool'. Here are my suggestions. Which one best fits your mental image when the word 'Tool' is used in a defamatory way: 01) Obama (dumbo or salt-vampire) 02) Biden 03) Gore 04) Sean Penn...
  • If ObamaCare Wins, Obama Loses

    08/20/2009 4:46:16 PM PDT · by Signalman · 10 replies · 660+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8/20/2009 | Michael Bates
    It’s like déjŕ vu all over again,” noted philosopher Yogi Berra is credited with saying. And so it is. A liberal Democratic president has his heart set on pushing through a proposal strongly unpopular with most Americans. Enjoying substantial Democratic majorities in both the House and the Senate, he intends to win. So it was in September, 1977 when Jimmy Carter signed the Panama Canal treaties to relinquish United States control. An Associated Press opinion poll conducted that month found that only 29 percent of Americans favored the pact. A solid 50 percent opposed it and 21 percent expressed no...