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  • Need Freepers Help: Where has Huckabee stepped in it?

    08/21/2014 10:28:38 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 78 replies
    Vanity | 8-21-14 | Self
    Need some help remembering: where Mike Huckabee has demonstrated his establishment thinking and his lack of understanding of conservative issues (outside of the social issues)- and where he has bought into big government solutions. I'm on a panel tomorrow about Huckabee in 2016 (I did not choose the topic) - and I need some memory jogging.
  • NEWSMAX TV ON DIRECT TV AND DISH

    06/23/2014 9:49:29 AM PDT · by Maudeen · 15 replies
    Self | June 23, 2014 | Maudeen
    Newsmax TV - DIRECTV 349 and DISH 223
  • Dishonest Journalists Are Writing About Newsmax’s ‘Rebuke’ Of Steve Malzberg Without This Key Fact

    04/21/2014 1:07:23 PM PDT · by JihadiKiller · 2 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 04/21/2014 | Chuck Biscuits
    In a Leftist or gay Libertarian activist rush to write articles promoting an invented, false, anti-conservative “Even fellow conservatives are condemning him” meme, articles are being written about Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg being “rebuked” by his employers at “conservative” Newsmax for his “inappropriate” line about Chelsea’s pregnancy being timed to Hillary’s presidential campaign. As every solid professional in political media knows, not only is Newsmax not “conservative”, but its Founder/CEO Chris Ruddy is a good friend of Hillary Clinton’s who...
  • Double Agent Chris Ruddy (Newsmax) Reaching for Media Pinnacle (Clinton Shill Alert)

    04/07/2014 10:11:30 AM PDT · by Abiotic · 8 replies
    DC Dave ^ | March 14, 2014 | David Martin
    Now, in the most cynical move yet, as if to show how contemptuous the opinion molders are of the American public—at least those who think of themselves as conservative—Ruddy has been permitted to cash in his Clinton-hater card. Worse than that, he has even done it by seeming to take back all the good apparent truth-seeking work he did when he first came upon the national journalistic scene. “He has become friends with Bill and Hillary Clinton and won’t rule out supporting Hillary for president in 2016,” writes Businessweek. Further on, they say this: In a recent Newsmax editorial lambasting...
  • Ann Coulter: 'The Country Has Not Voted to Turn Itself Into Mexico'

    01/19/2014 4:33:18 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 56 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 1/16/2014
    Outspoken conservative Ann Coulter says lawmakers' proposals for amnesty, school tuition and drivers' licenses for illegal immigrants must stop because "the country has not voted to turn itself into Mexico." "How many times do these Republicans have to try pushing amnesty and in-state tuition and drivers' licenses then, suddenly, they discover, oops, the dogs don't like it? They try to back pedal but no one trusts them anymore anyway because it is just such a God-awful idea." Coulter told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV. "We're a country. We are not a department store. We have to have some...
  • Jeb Bush Calls Gap Between Rich and Poor 'Un-American' (An idiot for the next GOP nominee?)

    03/05/2013 3:58:20 PM PST · by bestintxas · 99 replies
    newsmax ^ | 3/5/13 | Greg McDonald
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Tuesday described the growing economic chasm between rich and poor as "un-American" and called it the biggest "structural" problem facing the nation on Tuesday. "Going forward, we have to deal with our longer structural problems. The biggest one, as far as I'm concerned, is that we're no longer socially mobile as a country," Bush said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program. "You have people that are born poor and there's a higher and higher probability that they're going to stay poor. And you have people that are born rich and there's a greater probability that they'll...
  • FBI Investigation Led to Petraeus Resignation

    11/09/2012 3:00:39 PM PST · by advance_copy · 126 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 11/09/12 | Ronald Kessler
    Ronald Kessler reporting from Washington, D.C. — The resignation of David H. Petraeus as CIA director followed an FBI investigation of many months, raising the question of why he was not forced out until after the election. In his letter of resignation, Petraeus cited an extra-marital affair he had been having. “After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair,” Petraeus said in his letter to President Obama. “Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours.” Petraeus, who had a distinguished...
  • Has NewsMax gone pro Obama and pro Liberal?

    09/25/2012 10:27:22 AM PDT · by RochesterNYconservative · 26 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 25, 2010 | WesternNYConservative
    Republicans aren’t a lock to maintain control of the House, as has been assumed for months, says William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard. He cites a new poll from Politico/George Washington University/Battleground to buttress his contention. The survey “seems to have produced solid and non-quirky results consistent with several other surveys,” Kristol writes on his blog Read more on Newsmax.com: Weekly Standard's Kristol: Republicans Could Lose House
  • Gallup Analysis: Obama’s Chance of a Loss Greater Than a Win

    05/18/2012 8:28:55 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 69 replies
    Newsmax ^ | MAY 17, 2012 | Henry J. Reske
    With an approval rating stuck below 50 percent, a sour national mood, and polls showing him tied or trailing rival Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama's re-election bid faces an uncertain future. Gallup polls show that Obama’s job approval rating in the first week of May averaged just 47 percent and a May 3-6 Gallup poll found only 24 percent of Americans were satisfied with the way things are going. A poll released Thursday in the battleground state of North Carolina showed Romney leading the president, and the same day another poll showed Wisconsin — which Obama won handily in 2008...
  • Vanity: I Googled "buy emails" and found this Ad

    05/18/2012 12:15:23 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 5 replies
  • Newsmax, Mike Reagan: Gingrich Will Continue Reagan Legacy (More Newt Endorsements)

    12/29/2011 8:57:50 AM PST · by TitansAFC · 21 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12-29-2011 | Jim Meyers
    Newsmax and Ronald Reagan’s eldest son Michael Reagan say the 2012 presidential election is crucial to America’s future and Newt Gingrich is the candidate who will best continue the Reagan legacy. On Thursday Newsmax released a special online broadcast, “The Newsmax 2012 Campaign Special,” hosted by Michael Reagan. The exclusive election program is featured in lieu of the Newsmax Republican presidential debate originally scheduled for Dec. 27. Newsmax is the nation’s leading online media company, reaching more than 10 million Americans monthly through its popular website, Newsmax.com, email news alerts and its monthly magazine. Forbes magazine has described Newsmax as...
  • Newt Gingrich CAN Beat Obama

    12/23/2011 9:42:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/20/2011 | Christopher Ruddy
    Can Newt Gingrich beat Barack Obama next November? Sure he can. It's really important to understand this. Whoever the Republican candidate is, that candidate will be subject to what Obama allies say is a "$750 million wrecking ball." Obama's whole campaign — totaling $1 billion — will be a savage attack on the Republican nominee because Obama can't run on his record and he knows it. And I believe that, if the Republican candidate sticks to the high road and focuses on Obama's record, the American people will see through the mud and will vote Republican. At this moment, Newt...
  • Newsmax Nabs NY Office

    09/09/2011 4:56:39 PM PDT · by Oratam · 8 replies
    Crain's New York Business ^ | September 9, 2011 | Matthew Flamm
    Newsmax Nabs NY Office The 5,000-square-foot space will include a cutting edge TV studio The publisher of the monthly Newsmax magazine has leased an entire, 5,000-square-foot floor on West 40th Street that has room for 30 employees. “As there is always news of national interest happening in New York, it was imperative for Newsmax to establish a strong foothold in the city,” said Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, in a statement.
  • (Herman) Cain: "With All Due Respect, Obama Couldn't Run A Pizza Joint"

    06/03/2011 12:50:49 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 21 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 2 June 2011 | David A. Patten
    Fast-rising GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO emerging as a strong contender in the Iowa caucuses, blasted President Barack Obama’s leadership abilities in an exclusive Newsmax interview, saying Obama “could not run one Godfather’s pizza restaurant.”
  • Over 1 Million Take Trump for President Poll

    04/26/2011 6:14:00 PM PDT · by STE=Q · 42 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | 26 Apr 2011 | Jim Meyers
    Donald Trump presidential poll has now received more than a phenomenal 1 million responses! And the online poll continues to show that Americans overwhelmingly favor Trump as their preferred candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012. Online participants in the ongoing survey, a non-scientific poll, also support Trump by a wide margin in a head-to-head matchup with President Barack Obama. As of Tuesday afternoon, the poll had received 1,026,891 responses, the largest poll ever fielded by Newsmax. If the election were held today, Trump — who says he is seriously considering a run for president in 2012 — would...
  • Trump-Newsmax Conspiracy Is Real

    04/19/2011 7:43:46 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 34 replies
    U.S.News & World Report ^ | April 19, 2011 | Patricia Murphy
    Donald Trump is riding high in conservative Republican circles, thanks in part to the wall-to-wall coverage center-right Newsmax, the national magazine and heavily-trafficked website, is giving to his upstart and popular presidential candidacy. Need proof? Time's story on Trump has The Apprentice host waving a copy of a Newsmax poll showing him in the lead and says Trump speaks regularly to conservative "force" Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy. And the liberal media watchdog Media Matters has suggested that the two are in cahoots. So is there a Trump-Newsmax conspiracy? "Yes," cheers Ruddy. "Trump realizes the great potential of Newsmax and has...
  • Disgraced NYT Iraq War Reporter Judith Miller Joins Conservative Mag Newsmax

    12/29/2010 3:55:46 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 36 replies · 3+ views
    Business Insider ^ | Dec. 29, 2010, 5:39 PM | Ujala Sehgal
    ... Arguably the lowest point of Miller's career was her reporting on the search for the supposed weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and her stories were cited by the Bush administration as a factor in their decision to invade the country. Her reporting, as we all now know, turned out to be patently false, and the Times mentioned her work in an editor's note acknowledging the flawed coverage. Things did not improve from there. Miller left the Times in 2005 after testifying in the trial of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby that he had leaked her information...
  • Sarah Palin's Reading List: C.S. Lewis, Dean Karnazes, Newsmax, Wall Street Journal

    12/09/2010 1:05:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/09/2010 | Lauren Sher
    What newspapers do you read? It was the question that arguably did Sarah Palin the most harm during the 2008 election. When the Republican vice presidential candidate could not name for Katie Couric which magazines or papers she regularly read that informed her worldview, it fueled the perception among voters that she was not ready for national office. In an interview with Barbara Walters, Palin set the record straight. "I read anything and everything that I can get my hands on as I have since I was a little girl," Palin told Walters in an interview to air tonight on...
  • Great, Now Sarah Palin Thinks She's Reagan [WARNING: Powerful Fear Stench]

    10/11/2010 12:37:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Gothamist ^ | October 11, 2010 | Jaya Saxena
    With the media beginning to buzz about the 2012 election, former half-term Alaska governor and TLC documentary host Sarah Palin is trying to be sneaky about what will most likely be a controversial, soundbite-heavy clusterf**k of a presidential run. Previously, she said she would "give it a shot" if the American people were ready for her (which VA Tea Partiers said they weren't), and at a private dinner in Florida hosted by Newsmax this week, she reportedly reminded attendees that nobody thought Reagan was electable either in 1980. She continued to praise the Gipper, speaking of her fondness for his...
  • Palin Warns of ‘Armageddon, Third World War' in Exclusive Newsmax Broadcast

    10/11/2010 6:35:39 PM PDT · by Al B. · 48 replies
    Newsmax ^ | October 11, 2010 | David A. Patten
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in an exclusive interview airing at 1 p.m. Tuesday on Newsmax.com, discusses her staunch opposition to President Obama's healthcare plans and socialistic policies, and reveals new details about a possible presidential run in 2012. She also warns that allowing Iran to acquire nuclear weapons could "lead to Armageddon" that could lead to the deaths of millions in a third world war. Palin's comments came as Newsmax launched a special series of online webcasts entitled "Make America Great Again" — a title taken from Ronald Reagan’s campaign slogan when he was elected president in 1980. [...]...
  • Sarah Palin in West Palm Beach: “I’ll run for president if the American people want me to!”

    10/08/2010 6:09:30 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 167 replies
    The Palm beach Post, via Palin TV ^ | October 7, 2010 | Jose Lambiet
    Former vice-presidential hopeful and governor of Alaska Sarah Palin told a small studio audience during the taping of a Newsmax.com webcast Wednesday in West Palm Beach that she would run for president in 2012 if “the American people” want her to. She added she’s not sure yet whether voters are ready for her “unconventional” and “out-of-the-box” style but left the door wide open for a run.
  • Sarah Palin Takes A Big Step Toward 2012 Run for President

    10/07/2010 2:15:43 PM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 144 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | October 7, 2010 | Paul Bedard
    Former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is raising new speculation in conservative circles that she is already preparing for a 2012 presidential bid. In the latest and clearest example of her plans, Palin met with some 50 national conservative leaders Wednesday in Palm Beach, Florida where she discussed economic and diplomatic policy and led some to declare that she's in the race. "This was an indication that she's strongly considering running," said one insider. "She was very knowledgeable and gave intelligent answers, despite how she's been characterized," added the insider. "And she was extremely charming."...
  • Sarah Palin visits West Palm Beach (Video)

    10/06/2010 5:07:00 PM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 14 replies · 1+ views
    WPTV.com ^ | October 6, 2010 | Ro Norman
    Former Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin made her way to West Palm Beach Wednesday for a couple of private speaking events.
  • Dave Keene: Democrats in Free Fall, Fighting Each Other

    10/01/2010 11:56:53 AM PDT · by Signalman · 17 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10/1/2010 | Ronald Kessler
    Democrats are in for ugly blowback once they realize how soundly they are defeated in November, Dave Keene, chairman of the American Conservative Union, tells Newsmax. Already, because of a belief they will lose, the Democratic leadership has gone into “triage mode” by deciding to cut off support for 30 members of Congress seeking re-election, Keene says. “Once that happens to those members, it’s no longer the Republicans’ fault, it's no longer the tsunami that is approaching, it’s their leaders who have sold them out, and you can see the results already,” Keene says. “On the Hill, they are fighting...
  • Sarah Palin: Make America Great Again

    09/21/2010 5:55:42 PM PDT · by curth · 5 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 9/21/2010 | Newsmax
    Join Sarah Palin and Newsmax to Make America Great Again An Unprecedented Online Event,with Remarks by Sarah Palin On Oct. 12, you will begin a journey with a webcast event featuring an exclusive interview with Governor Sarah Palin. The journey will continue right through Election Day — Nov. 2. Special participants will include Fox News analyst Dick Morris, famed political commentator Michael Reagan, Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, and a powerful lineup of America’s most informed and influential experts. Sign up for “Make America Great Again” to discuss the issues that affect your family, your country, and your very freedom ....
  • President Clinton Visits Newsmax

    President Clinton Visits Newsmax Aug 16, 2010 ... Former President Bill Clinton took a break from his busy schedule in South Florida Monday to visit Newsmax Media and its founder and CEO, ... www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/bill-clinton-visits-newsmax.../367634
  • Debunking the Carter Ruck defence of British-Iraqi billionaire Nadhmi Auchi ( + REZKO et al)

    07/01/2009 11:09:45 AM PDT · by 1066AD · 5 replies · 346+ views
    Hawaii Free Press / WikiLeaks ^ | 5/29/2008 | Andrew Walden
    May 29, 2008 By Andrew Walden (Hawai'i Free Press) Nadhmi Auchi, seen here with the Governor of Illinois, Rob Blagojevich (middle) at a 2004 Chicago dinner in Auchi's honor arranged by Antonin Rezko (potentially, right)[1]. All three men have been convicted of corruption related charges (Auchi 2003, Rezko 2008, Blagojevich 2009).[2] “A British-Iraqi billionaire lent millions of dollars to Barack Obama's fundraiser (dual US-Syrian citizen Tony Rezko) just weeks before an imprudent land deal that has returned to haunt the presidential contender, an investigation by The Times discloses. The money transfer raises the question of whether funds from Nadhmi Auchi,...
  • I Witnessed Obama Worshipping At Jeremiah Wright's Church

    07/22/2010 5:12:32 PM PDT · by Philo1962 · 32 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 22, 2010 | Jim Davis
    <p>The emergence of the Journolist listserv at The Daily Caller has created quite a stir on the Internet, but among mainstream media journalists, the silence is deafening. The listserv creates the impression that the entire profession of journalism protected presidential candidate Barack Obama in the spring of 2008, when controversy over his attendance at the church of Jeremiah Wright reached its zenith, and ever since.</p>
  • Newmax interview with Lt. Col. Allen West

    01/22/2010 7:30:33 PM PST · by Reform Canada · 11 replies · 672+ views
    Everytime I hear Lt. Col. Allen West I am more impressed. Lt. Col. Allen West Interview
  • 2 Suitors for Newsweek Are Said to Be Ruled Out (WaPo rejects NewsMax as too Conservative)

    07/01/2010 2:19:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | 07/01/2010 | Jeremy Peters
    WITH a 5 p.m. Thursday deadline approaching for the final round of bids, at least two people were preparing to make offers for Newsweek while two others were told by the magazine’s owners that their bids would not be considered. The Washington Post Company, which put the magazine up for sale in May after efforts to stem its financial losses failed, has rejected overtures from the owners of Newsmax, the monthly conservative magazine, and Thane Ritchie, an Illinois hedge fund manager, according to people familiar with the bidding who spoke anonymously because the process is intended to be confidential. Two...
  • What ever happened to Carl Limbacher?

    08/04/2009 8:20:51 PM PDT · by Politics4US · 21 replies · 1,186+ views
    I haven't heard anything from him in awhile. Does anyone know?
  • Howard Kurtz Gives Weak Reassurances Over Possible Newsweek Sale to 'Insect Overlords'

    06/07/2010 9:35:55 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies · 34+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | June 7, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    "I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords." That is the Kent Brockman line from "The Simpsons" that Newsweek staffers fear they might have to repeat in some form if their magazine is purchased by NewsMax aka "insect overlords." To make all the nervous liberals out there feel better, Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post which owns Newsweek has given some reassurances that the NewsMax purchase might not happen. The problem for Newsweek staffers and liberals is that Kurtz doesn't sound exactly confident plus he sure doesn't make that magazine sound like an appealing property: While journalists get into the...
  • Newsmax owner details plans for Newsweek bid (Ruddy gets a final laugh)

    06/05/2010 12:50:24 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 967+ views
    FT ^ | 06/04/10 | Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson
    Newsmax owner details plans for Newsweek bid By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson in New York Published: June 4 2010 17:59 | Last updated: June 5 2010 01:07 Newsweek could be profitable again if it makes better use of its circulation database to “upsell” readers to premium newsletters and other products, according to one bidder for the Washington Post Company’s loss-making magazine. Christopher Ruddy, the owner of Newsmax, a magazine and website catering to US conservatives, told the Financial Times a day after he made an offer for Newsweek that he believed he could restore the 77-year-old title to positive cash flow. Mr...
  • Liberal Heads Explode Over Prospect of Newsweek Acquisition by NewsMax

    06/04/2010 12:25:04 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 36 replies · 1,197+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | June 4, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    Be on the alert for exploding liberal heads. And the reason for these impending explosions? Michael Calderon at Yahoo! News reports: It's been almost a month since the Washington Post Co. put Newsweek on the market, and by 5 p.m. today the initial bids are due. Despite skepticism over whether there will be bidders, Yahoo! News can confirm there's at least one: Newsmax Media."Newsmax Media Inc. has made a bid for Newsweek," said a company statement provided to Yahoo! News. Oh my head! My exploding head!However, is it really any surprise that Newsweek is now looking for a new owner?...
  • Nerves at Newsweek over prospect of purchase by conservative media company Newsmax

    06/04/2010 6:48:59 AM PDT · by rhema · 74 replies · 1,821+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/04/1 | Alex Pappas
    Newsweek reporters are nervous, an employee told The Daily Caller, about being owned by the conservative Newsmax media company, which announced Wednesday that it had placed a bid to purchase the money-losing magazine. Newsweek’s owner, the Washington Post Company, put up the weekly for sale in May, about a year after a major redesign that included targeting an affluent audience with left-leaning thought pieces. Newsmax Media spokesman Scott Rosenblum confirmed the bid to The Daily Caller, saying in a statement that if the bid is successful, “Newsweek would continue in its mission to objectively report the news and provide analysis...
  • Newsmax Media bidding to buy Newsweek

    06/03/2010 10:54:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies · 850+ views
    yahoo ^ | 6/3/10 | Michael Calderone
    t's been almost a month since the Washington Post Co. put Newsweek on the market, and by 5 p.m. today the initial bids are due. Despite skepticism over whether there will be bidders, Yahoo! News can confirm there's at least one: Newsmax Media. "Newsmax Media Inc. has made a bid for Newsweek," said a company statement provided to Yahoo! News. The company also stated that its "bid for Newsweek's print and online assets is congruent with its objective to diversify and expand into numerous distinct media brand offerings, like any major multi-title publisher."
  • Fortuño's Puerto Rico Miracle

    04/12/2010 6:13:47 AM PDT · by cll · 18 replies · 414+ views
    Newsmax ^ | April 7, 2010 | Christopher Ruddy
    Newsmax’s recent cruise through the Caribbean was not only an adventure but also a learning experience. One of the highlights of our trip was our stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and our visit with the Republican governor of the territory, Luis Fortuno. Dick Morris and I, as well as a group of our hosts, left our cruise ship docked in Old San Juan to visit Fortuno at the nearby La Fortaleza mansion, from which he governs the tropical island. Fortuno is a fascinating man whom we found to be not only charismatic but also a person who abides in...
  • Slandering the President (Jesuit Priest upset at Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh)

    12/05/2009 10:51:09 AM PST · by Coleus · 31 replies · 1,515+ views
    America Magazine via Ripenet ^ | NOVEMBER 23, 2009 | Fr. John F. Kavanaugh, S.J.
    Slandering the President John F. Kavanaugh S.J. | NOVEMBER 23, 2009 America Magazine On Oct. 29 Glenn Beck ended his program on Fox TV with the words of Thomas Jefferson: “All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” Beck himself certainly has not been silent. In lectures, best-selling books, a radio program and his television show, he has warned America of the coming tyranny under a conspiratorial president. Armed with videos and quotations ranging from the mindless and amoral behavior of some members of Acorn to reckless statements made by associates and...
  • Newsmax Boss Says He Now Thinks Bill Clinton 'Was a Great President'

    09/28/2009 12:00:58 PM PDT · by pissant · 52 replies · 1,615+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 9/28/09 | Tim Graham
    Which statement here is weirder? Newsmax boss Christopher Ruddy now declaring that Bill Clinton was a "great president"? Or Clinton telling him he did a "good job" hounding him in the 1990s? Howard Kurtz unraveled this bizarre meeting of former adversaries in Monday’s Washington Post: For those who remember Ruddy's name from the scandal wars of the 1990s, that is nothing short of remarkable. Ruddy wrote a book titled "The Strange Death of Vincent Foster," questioning whether the Clinton aide, who committed suicide, had been murdered. He also questioned whether Commerce secretary Ron Brown, who died in a plane crash,...
  • Poll : Democrats Prefer Fox News to New York Times

    09/17/2009 8:05:04 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 28 replies · 1,944+ views
    News Max ^ | SEPTEMBER 17, 2009 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Whom do Democrats trust more for news: Fox News or the New York Times? With all the vitriol directed against Fox News, one would think that it is a no brainer. But a new Pew Research Center for the People & the Press poll shows that it is Fox News. While 43 percent of Democrats have a positive view of Fox News, 39 percent of Democrats feel the same way about the New York Times. Of course among Republicans or Independents it isn't even a close contest. 72 percent of Republicans have a favorable view of Fox News compared to...
  • Another Newmax.com AD Hijack

    08/31/2009 5:02:26 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 9 replies · 915+ views
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  • ABC bans NewsMax TV ad on Obamacare.

    Dear Friend: I have some very shocking news. ABC television has banned our TV ad from airing on its network. Frankly, I was stunned when I heard the news from our media buyer yesterday. Right now, our TV ad exposing Obamacare is running in 12 states. You can see this powerful ad here: https://www.newsmaxstore.com/contribute/lav/?s=al&promo_code=85D0-1 With our success thanks to your incredible support we were planning to go national, so we sent the ad to the major networks. This TV ad simply tells the truth about Obamacare. It was crafted by Dick Morris, the Fox News contributor and famous campaign strategist....
  • Zogby: GOP Faces Extinction Risk

    07/25/2009 9:47:09 AM PDT · by Fizziks · 152 replies · 3,933+ views
    Pollster John Zogby says the Republican Party could be "teetering on the brink" of extinction as it fails to appeal to the fastest-growing demographic groups in America.
  • What's up with NewsMax.com?

    07/25/2009 8:52:55 AM PDT · by jblann1 · 27 replies · 1,621+ views
    my brain | 25th July 2009 | jblann1
    This has happened once before, but today it happened 3 times! I decided to pop into NewsMax.com see what's going on, and instead of going to the main page, I get a popup window stating about a possible virus attack.... yeah yeah ok, the warning was fake, but no matter how you try to click out of it, it brings up a fake "scanning files" page, so I immediately shut down the network to prevent an actual virus upload (that's how these things work--they also shut off your firewall) Did all my usual scans, everything clean. So I tried again,...
  • McCain Still ‘In the Arena’ [Newsmax basically endorses McCain in 2010] [barf]

    06/28/2009 7:37:52 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 48 replies · 1,134+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 2009-06-28 | Christopher Ruddy
    John McCain is back — and he's in a fighting mood! The Arizona senator looked even younger and fitter than during his recent presidential campaign when I caught him last week on C-SPAN. I admire people who show character in defeat. A prominent 19th-Century pundit once said "the greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart." For sure, John McCain has not lost heart at all. Though McCain was defeated last November, I believe he did a good job with his campaign under extremely difficult circumstances. In September, the McCain-Palin ticket was narrowly ahead in...
  • Chris Ruddy: Conservatives' great online ally

    03/13/2009 3:11:55 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 12 replies · 601+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | March 13, 2009 | By Jon Friedman
    Commentary: He's a bigger Internet star than Rush Limbaugh NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Christopher Ruddy admires Rush Limbaugh's popularity and Matt Drudge's influence. But Ruddy isn't exactly awed by his conservative-media brethren -- and for good reason. Ruddy, the CEO and editor of Newsmax, is emerging as the most prominent online voice of the conservative movement. Newsmax has flourished because Ruddy has exhibited a stronger commitment to the bottom line than to presenting himself as an ideologue. "I'm not looking for a cult of personality of Chris Ruddy," he said. "Running a business takes 24/7." The hard work is paying...
  • Calif. AG Urges Court to Void Gay Marriage Ban

    12/20/2008 7:29:33 AM PST · by Publius804 · 50 replies · 1,448+ views
    www.newsmax.com ^ | December 19, 2008 | Associated Press
    Calif. AG Urges Court to Void Gay Marriage Ban SAN FRANCISCO – The California attorney general has changed his position on the state's new same-sex marriage ban and is now urging the state Supreme Court to void Proposition 8. In a dramatic reversal, Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a legal brief saying the measure that amended the California Constitution to limit marriage to a man and a woman is itself unconstitutional because it deprives a minority group of a fundamental right. Earlier, Brown had said he would defend the ballot measure against legal challenges from gay marriage supporters. But Brown...
  • Pollsters inflated Obama's Lead

    11/05/2008 8:03:53 AM PST · by MAD-AS-HELL · 23 replies · 1,854+ views
    The presidential election was a sharp setback both for the GOP and for the major national pollsters who saw their gloom-and-doom predictions of a double-digit drubbing blow up in their faces. The pollsters will have some explaining to do in the election aftermath, after several predicted the McCain-Palin ticket would lose by almost twice the actual margin.
  • Scaife endorses 'Marines-are-killers' Murtha

    10/30/2008 10:12:12 PM PDT · by WilliamReading · 31 replies · 753+ views
    WASHINGTON – Richard Mellon Scaife, formerly No. 1 on Bill Clinton's enemies list as the so-called "marionette" of the "vast right-wing conspiracy," has chosen to endorse Pennsylvania Democrat Congressman John Murtha, who infamously declared U.S. Marines in Haditha, Iraq, were cold-blooded killers and just in recent days called his constituents "racist." Scaife, who personally funded many of the investigations of the Clinton administration that led to the president's impeachment, used his Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper to express support for Murtha. "Mr. Murtha, seeking his 18th House term, has become a lot of people's favorite whipping boy. Just this month, he was...
  • Obama stands for socialism

    10/17/2008 8:48:52 AM PDT · by peace with honor · 22 replies · 735+ views
    http//newsmax.com ^ | 10/17/08 | David Limbaugh
    maybe I'm being too much of an alarmist, but I'm worried for the first time about a fundmental change in our system of government