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  • Wisconsin girls soccer team targeted by Trump wall chants walks off (causes them hurtin' pain)

    04/12/2016 6:03:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 98 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | April 12, 2016 | Roger Gonzalez
    A girls high school soccer team in Wisconsin walked off the field after they were the target of Donald Trump chants from people on the sideline, according to WISC-TV. It was the Beloit Memorial girls varsity soccer team, which took on Elkhorn Area High last Thusday. Reportedly there were kids on the side of the field yelling "Donald Trump, build that wall," toward Hispanic and African American players.
  • [Audio YouTube] Scott Brown: Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer are total dicks

    04/08/2016 6:18:40 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    MOFO Politics.com ^ | April 7, 2016
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  • 'Get in the plane and go home. It's over there': Donald Trump is caught on mic [dissing] Christie...

    02/27/2016 7:34:02 PM PST · by Rockitz · 127 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | 27 February 2016 | By David Martosko, Us Political Editor For Dailymail.com In Millington, Tenn.
    The theme music from Harrison Ford's movie 'Air Force One' blared over loudspeakers in a rural Tennessee airport hangar, and minutes later a less presidential noise wafted over a hot mic. 'Get in the plane and go home. It's over there. Go home.' That was Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, telling his newest endorser Chris Christie in front of 12,000 people exactly where to go and how to get there. Christie had just sung The Donald's praises following the dramatic entrance of his plane in a stunt the campaign invented a month ago in Dubuque, Iowa. And more importantly,...
  • Donald Trump: Ted Cruz 'Is Sick'

    02/23/2016 2:20:07 AM PST · by drewh · 269 replies
    CNN ^ | 1:10 AM ET, Tue February 23, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    Donald Trump on Monday night once again ratcheted up his attacks on Sen. Ted Cruz, calling his GOP presidential rival "sick." "This guy is sick. There's something wrong with this guy," Trump said Monday night as he slammed Cruz for the senator's campaign tactics, including the attack ads Cruz and his allies have run against Trump. Cruz's campaign has run several ads scrutinizing Trump's record on a variety of issues important to conservatives. Trump has repeatedly slammed Cruz since the Texas senator surged in the polls ahead of the Iowa caucuses and has since ramped up his attacks on him...
  • Donald Trump Urges Boycott of Apple Until Apple Gives Gov SB Terrorist Info

    One of the things here I've noticed is that there's a debate going on about this topic. Donald Trump is right and I've said it, but come under fire. See the tweet below: Boycott all Apple products until such time as Apple gives cellphone info to authorities regarding radical Islamic terrorist couple from Cal— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 19, 2016 It would be one thing to talk about doing this to people who are alive. But the Radical Islamic Terrorists who carried out San Bernadino are dead. I don't care about their civil liberties. Keep America safe, which will...
  • Obama Spends Less Than 2 Minutes At Scalia’s Wake [VIDEO]

    02/19/2016 3:11:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/19/16 | Steve Guest
    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid less than two minutes of respect to the late Antonin Scalia while the Justice lies in repose at the Supreme Court Friday, the Obamas spent approximately 35 seconds in front of the casket and then approximately 67 seconds in front of the portrait of Scalia.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Let’s face it, Trump sounded like a liberal Dem in some things he said at debate

    02/15/2016 5:12:56 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 382 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 15, 2016 | Allahpundit
    Here we are in a Republican primary, and Donald Trump, out of the blue, starts blaming the Bush family for 9/11, for knowing that the intelligence was made up, that there never were any weapons of mass destruction, and they knew it, Trump said. Michael Moore doesn’t even say that… On the stage at a Republican debate, Donald Trump defended Planned Parenthood. Not the abortion stuff, he said, but the fact that they do great things for women’s health. Folks, there were a number of occasions where Donald Trump sounded like the Daily Kos blog, where Donald Trump sounded like...
  • Donald Trump's foul mouth is just a cover for his ignorance

    02/08/2016 7:51:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 201 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 8, 2016 | Michael Gerson
    ...In real life, expletives are often used as a form of aggression or cruelty. A co-worker who tells you to Trump yourself is usually being unpleasant. A co-worker who does this every day is often creating a hostile or demeaning work environment. Language suitable for decent company is a form of politeness, which is a species of respect, which is an expression of morality. And if I am the last holdout on this issue, so be it. I don't really give a damn. Win or lose, Trump has brought the language and sensibilities of cable TV to presidential politics...
  • Donal Trump says he will force Apple to build its "computers and things" in the United States

    01/18/2016 5:29:49 PM PST · by Tzfat · 124 replies
    9 To 5 Mac ^ | 1/18/2016 | Chance Miller
    Trump told the audience at Liberty University that to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States he would make Apple "build their damn computers and things in this country." While this isn't a bad idea, or even the first time it has been suggested, Trump didn't offer any specifics on how he would force Apple to abruptly change its manufacturing. "Please, we have such amazing people in this country: smart, sharp, energetic, they're amazing," Trump said. 'I was saying make America great again, and I actually think we can say now, and I really believe this, we're gonna get...
  • Donald Trump says Ted Cruz should leave the presidential race

    01/13/2016 9:17:24 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 479 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | January 13, 2016 | Christine Ayala
    WASHINGTON— Donald Trump stepped up his attack on Sen Ted Cruz’s eligibility to run for president Wednesday calling for Cruz to drop out of the race. Donald J Trump @realDonaldTrump"Sadly, there is no way that Ted Cruz can continue running in the Republican Primary unless he can erase doubt on eligibility. Dems will sue!" Trump recently warned the GOP that if Cruz becomes the nominee ,the party would be risking the White House. Trump claims Democrats would hold up the election in court, litigating whether or not Cruz is considered a natural born citizen.Trump’s views on Cruz’s eligibility have changed...
  • Donald Trump: I would have prevented 9/11

    10/18/2015 8:46:12 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 326 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/18/15 | Eric Bradner
    Donald Trump says he's not blaming George W. Bush for 9/11, but he claims that if he'd been president, the attacks never would have happened. In an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," the real estate mogul said that since he's "extremely, extremely tough on immigration" the attackers wouldn't have been in position to commandeer U.S. flights. "So there's a good chance that those people would not have been in our country," Trump said. He took another shot at Jeb Bush for claiming that Bush's brother, the 43rd president, kept the nation safe. "I'm not blaming George Bush," Trump said. "But...
  • Nappy time!: Donald Trump retweets offensive attack ad on little RUBE Marco Rubio

    10/05/2015 2:50:34 PM PDT · by Mariner · 164 replies
    Salon ^ | October 5th, 2015 | Scott Eric Kaufman
    On Sunday, Donald Trump re-tweeted an attack ad on little RUBE' Marco Rubio that was, to put it mildly, in bad taste: NEVER HIRE A BOY TO DO A MANS JOB is the title, which floats above an image of an angelic-looking young child who is, presumably, Marco Rubio. He seems like a nice boy, the ad claims. Well mannered but bought and paid for by establishment Republican interests who taught him all that fancy government stuff. RINO RUBE repeats it well! Good boy! Supporting the infantalizing of one of his opponents might seem unpresidential, but this is Donald Trump,...
  • TRUMP: I'm Boycotting Fox News

    09/23/2015 9:59:14 AM PDT · by blam · 615 replies
    BI ^ | 9-23-2015 | Colin Campbell
    Colin CampbellSeptember 23, 2015 Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will no longer do interviews on Fox News shows because the network has been treating him "unfairly." ".@FoxNews has been treating me very unfairly & I have therefore decided that I won't be doing any more Fox shows for the foreseeable future," the Republican presidential front-runner wrote on Twitter. It wasn't immediately clear what caused Trump to announce the boycott, but he has repeatedly feuded with the network in recent days and weeks. On Monday night and Tuesday morning, Trump released a lengthy tweetstorm attacking hosts Bill...
  • Donald Trump is relentlessly attacking Carly Fiorina after her rise in the polls

    09/21/2015 8:04:32 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 88 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
    Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump has a new campaign-trail foe: former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina. On Sunday and Monday, Trump has gone out of his way to trash Fiorina's candidacy, blasting her business record, her electoral prospects, and even how she sounds when she speaks. "I think that she's got a good line of pitter-patter. But when you listen for more than five minutes, you develop a tremendous headache," Trump said Monday morning on "Fox & Friends." Trump had a similar line during a Sunday interview on ABC's "This Week." "She's got a good pitter-patter," Trump observed, according to an ABC...
  • Left-wingers swear more, Twitter study claims

    09/18/2015 5:04:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11:16AM BST 17 Sep 2015 | James Titcomb
    Left-wingers are more likely to use swear words than their right-leaning counterparts, a study of thousands of Twitter accounts has suggested. While conservative-leaning individuals are, perhaps unsurprisingly, more likely to use religious terms such as God and psalm, those on the liberal end of the political spectrum are heavy users of f*** and s*** online. Researchers at Queen Mary University in London analyzed more than 10,000 Twitter users who follow either the Republican or Democrat party Twitter accounts. [] Conservatives, who are more likely to emphasize group identity and consensus according to the researchers, tended to use group terms like...
  • Trump insults Fiorina in Rolling Stone: 'Look at that face!'

    09/09/2015 6:07:33 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 401 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 9/9/2015
    Donald Trump latest's close-up is coming from the unlikeliest of magazines: Rolling Stone. The magazine, well known for its progressive bent, interviewed and photographed Trump for its September 24 cover. The article's most-talked-about passage on Wednesday was a Trump comment about rival Republican 2016 candidate Carly Fiorina. Writer Paul Solotaroff was sitting with Trump watching a newscast when a video clip zoomed in on Fiorina. "Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that?" Trump said to Solotaroff. "Can you imagine that, the face of our next president. Trump added, "I mean, she's a woman, and I'm not s'posedta say...
  • Trump Lashes Out at Fiorina: You Develop a Massive Headache Listening to Her

    08/09/2015 1:13:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 180 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 08/09/2015 | Josh Feldman
    Arguing that Donald Trump is a sexist leaves out one very important detail: hes nasty to pretty much everyone. But its his personal attacks on women specifically that have garnered lots of attention over the past few days. Megyn Kelly confronted him during the debate about his personal attacks on women, following which he lamented political correctness and launched several personal attacks on Megyn Kelly.Carly Fiorina, the sole woman running on the GOP side, called out Trump for his offensive remarks, talking about how she had to deal with men saying similarly demeaning things about her in the workplace for...
  • You stay classy, you canceled MSNBC hosts [One of them used an expletive to sign off]

    08/01/2015 7:13:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/01/2015 | Rick Moran
    In the wake of the decision by MSNBC to drop three of its most incendiary liberal programs, former hosts Ed Schultz of The Ed Show and Alex Wagner of Now with Alex Wagner exited with about as much class as you'd expect. Schultz apparently threw a tantrum and refused to appear on his last show.  In his place, Michael Eric Dyson gave what Mediaite calls an "understated" farewell. First and perhaps most importantly, Ed Schultz wasn’t even present to give his final MSNBC farewell — due to “pre-existing scheduling conflicts,” MSNBC told us. Instead Michael Eric Dyson guest-hosted the full hour and saved...
  • New Owner Steve Ballmer Goes Nuts After Clippers Last-Second Series Win Over Spurs(Video)

    05/10/2015 5:40:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Total Sports ^ | 05/03/2015 | Joseph On
    Businessman and Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is known for his passionate outbursts in all spheres of his life, including the success of his team. So after last night’s incredibly exciting buzzer-beating game-winning shot by the Clippers’ Chris Paul, he Ballmered out all over the place – surprising no one, but delighting everyone (except for Spurs fans).You can’t really blame Steve Ballmer for reacting as he did. Even fans who don’t have any financial interest in the LA Clippers were probably losing their minds after Chris Paul took the game away from the Spurs with just a single second...
  • Susan Rice replaces Rahm Emanuel as White House F bomb czar

    03/06/2015 10:00:44 AM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 6, 2015 | Bill Gertz
    White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice has developed a reputation among those who work with her for harshly criticizing people by using the F bomb, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with two exchanges. The first case involved a 2013 White House meeting between Ms. Rice and Gen.Keith Alexander, who was director of the National Security Agency, regarding NSA spying on foreign leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to one senior U.S. official, Ms. Rice opened the conversation with the four-star general, now retired, with: Why the [expletive] are you listening to Angela Merkels phone...
  • Obama Knocked for Chewing Gum in India: 'Ungainly Sight'

    01/26/2015 7:54:30 AM PST · by george76 · 74 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Jan 26, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    resident Obama is being knocked by local press for chewing gum today at the Republic Day parade in India. In an ungainly sight, cameras caught .. resident Brack Obama chewing gum during the Republic Day parade on Monday. In the picture captured by cameras and posted on Twitter by some users, Obama was spotted removing his chewing gum while PM Modi was ... this is not the first time that Obama has been spotted chewing gum during an important function
  • Fist bump: Furious reactions to Obama's joyful 5-hour golf game . . .

    08/21/2014 3:23:52 AM PDT · by Maceman · 62 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | August 21, 2014 | David Martosko, U.S. Political Editor
    President Barack Obama reacted to the on-camera slaying of photojournalist James Foley for five minutes on Wednesday, telling a global audience that 'when people harm Americans, anywhere, we do whats necessary to see that justice is done.' Minutes later he began a five-hour round at Farm Neck Golf Course on Martha's Vineyard for his seventh visit to the links, so far, during a vacation that began August 9. The decision brought a chorus of condemnation from TV commentators, journalists, conservative partisans and Twitter denizens and even an unintentional slap from the left-leaning New York Times. Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant...
  • What the heck is Michelle Obama doing in this video? [VIDEO]

    01/21/2014 2:01:30 PM PST · by servo1969 · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1-21-2014 | Caroline May
    Michelle Obama and the Miami Heat recently filmed a promotional video for the first ladys Lets Move! campaign to combat childhood obesity. Lets Move! released the PSA Tuesday, explaining that the video was filmed in the Diplomatic Room last week when the team was at the White House to celebrate their 2013 championship win. Rumor had it, during their visit, they teamed up with the first lady in support of Lets Move! to highlight the importance of eating healthy and drinking water to perform like a champion, Elyse Cohen, the deputy director of Lets Move!, wrote in a blog post....
  • Vanity:looking for the side-by-side picture of Laura Bush and Michelle 0bama

    11/20/2013 4:38:21 PM PST · by FrdmLvr · 24 replies
    I would love to have the picture of Mrs. Bush and Michelle leaving Air Force One for a discussion board on Facebook, as we are in the middle of a discussion of how tasteless the current FLOTUS is compared to all other FLOTUS. Any other pictures of Michelle in her tasteless outfits would be welcome. Please post them if you have them! I'd like to ruffle a few liberal feathers. Thanks!
  • Arne Duncan: White suburban moms upset that Common Core shows their kids arent brilliant

    11/17/2013 5:50:33 AM PST · by kristinn · 132 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Saturday, November 16, 2013 | Valerie Strauss
    (Update: Adding more on opposition to Core, where Duncan spoke) U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it fascinating that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from white suburban moms who all of a sudden their child isnt as brilliant as they thought they were and their school isnt quite as good as they thought they were. Yes, he really said that. But he has said similar things before. What, exactly, is he talking about? In his cheerleading for the controversial Common Core...
  • Rick Santorum in Iowa: The Term Middle Class is Marxism Talk

    08/14/2013 6:07:21 PM PDT · by yongin · 31 replies
    Mediate ^ | August 13, 2013 | Matt Wilstein
    Is there such thing as class in America? Not if you ask Rick Santorum. The once and possibly future GOP presidential candidate spoke to a Republican gathering in Lyon County, Iowa late last week and shared this piece of advice with his party: Dont use the term the other side uses. That includes the middle class. Santorum proceeded to tear into President Obama for constantly invoking the term middle class in his speeches about the economy. Since when in America do we have classes? Santorum asked. Since when in America are people stuck in areas or defined places called a...
  • Obama's Thunderdome Strategy - The president's goal is to make Republican ideas intolerable.

    01/30/2013 10:35:16 PM PST · by neverdem · 32 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 30, 2013 | Daniel Henninger
    Few are the men and women in American public life who haven't heard Mr. Dooley's famous aphorism: "Politics ain't beanbag." John Boehner, currently serving out his community service as speaker of the House, appears to have been meditating on Mr. Dooley's cautionary wisdom. At the Ripon Society last week he said the Obama administration was trying "to annihilate the Republican Party." Better late than never, Speaker Boehner now sees that Barack Obama's notion of political competition is Mad Max inside the Thunderdome: "Two men enter, one man leaves." Last week during the president's second inaugural address, if one can employ...
  • Team Obama breaks precedent to try to spoil Romneys convention

    08/23/2012 3:39:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/23/2012 | Mike Lillis
    Bucking protocol, President Obama and the Democrats are planning a full-scale assault on Republicans next week during their convention. Bucking protocol, President Obama and the Democrats are planning a full-scale assault on Republicans next week during their convention. Presidential candidates have traditionally kept a low profile during their opponent's nominating celebration, but Democrats are throwing those rules out the window in an attempt to spoil Mitt Romneys coronation as the GOP nominee. President Obama, Vice President Biden and leading congressional Democrats have all scheduled high-profile events next week to counter-program the Republican gathering in Tampa. Even first lady Michelle Obama...
  • Romney declines to condemn hecklers at Obama stops

    06/19/2012 8:59:02 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 19, 2012 | STEVE PEOPLES
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney has declined to call on his supporters to stop heckling President Barack Obama's campaign. He told Fox News Radio on Tuesday that he doesn't believe in "unilateral disarmament," but said it would "be a nice thing" if both sides would stop yelling at each other during campaign events.
  • Rick Santorum invokes Ronald Reagan at Jelly Belly factory in California

    03/29/2012 11:13:33 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 30, 2012 | Seema Mehta
    FAIRFIELD, Calif. Republican leaders and voters, frustrated by their party's prolonged presidential contest, are increasingly coalescing behind front-runner Mitt Romney. Yet Rick Santorum on Thursday urged conservatives not to forsake their principles under pressure. He did so by conjuring the memory of Ronald Reagan, still the conservative icon, at an oddly symbolic place: the jelly bean factory that created the former president's favorite treats. "Let them know, conservatives all across this country have not given up the fight, we're not going to concede to the moderate establishment who wants to convince everybody that it's over, it's time to go...
  • Rick Santorum Looks To Georgia In Dalton Speech ["This Will BeIt Is AlreadyA Two-Person Race"]

    03/02/2012 4:46:39 PM PST · by Steelfish · 12 replies
    Rick Santorum Looks To Georgia In Dalton Speech Visit comes on the heels of Newt Gingrich By James Harrison March 2nd 2012 DALTON, Ga. Speaking in the same town visited by Newt Gingrich less than 48 hours earlier, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told a group of 150 voters that the fight leading up to next week's Super Tuesday primaries had already become a two-person race. "You give me the opportunity here by helping me win the state of Georgia, and this race will change," Santorum told the crowd, which remained seated in Dalton's city council chamber for the...
  • Uproar as Justin Trudeau hurls four-letter obscenity at Peter Kent in House of Commons

    12/14/2011 3:32:45 PM PST · by canuck_conservative · 35 replies
    National Post.com ^ | Wednesday, December 13, 2011 | Staff
    OTTAWA Justin Trudeau caused uproar in the House of Commons today after he called Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent a piece of s--- during a heated question time debate over the Kyoto Protocol. The Liberal MP for Papineau immediately apologized, admitting he lost his cool after Kent questioned why NDP environment critic Megan Leslie had not attended last weeks climate change summit in South Africa. Canada officially withdrew from the Kyoto accord on Monday, drawing pointed criticism from overseas signatories to the pact. Trudeau became incensed after Kent suggested that Leslie should have been in Durban for the UN...
  • Dinner With Barack and Joe (Tackiest president ever!)

    06/28/2011 9:24:32 AM PDT · by yoe · 18 replies
    Campaign Report ^ | June 28, 2011 | Eric Odom ..
    Today I got an instant message with a link to (Dinner With Barack) a fundraising campaign being pushed by the Obama 2012 Campaign. I clicked it and didnt give it much thought at first. The Dinner with Barack campaign is a fundraising contest where you donate $5 and get entered to win a place at dinner with Obama. The second link, which was an update to the original contest, was much more entertaining. Mainly because the contest was............
  • Obama visit to UK under the microscope

    05/26/2011 2:40:06 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 21 replies
    yahoo news ^ | 25May2011 | Rachael Harmon
    It feels a little like Royal Wedding madness all over again across the pond. What did Duchess Catherine wear during the Obamas' visit to England? What did the president give the Queen as a gift? Who made a speech blunder? President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are once again under the microscope as they visit the United Kingdom this week. Each action, misstep and blunder is being interpreted by England and the U.S. media at a fevered pitch. Below we round up some of the moments of President Obama's UK adventure that are creating the most buzz: Botched...
  • Sarah Palin Despises Newt Gingrich (If they're trying to make me like her more, it's working!)

    02/22/2011 9:22:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 91 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | February 22, 2011
    There are a lot of interesting tidbits to be found in the tell-all penned by Frank Bailey, an aide to Sarah Palin while she was governor of Alaska, which draws on Bailey's firsthand experiences and Palin's own e-mails. Much of it confirms what we already know about Palin namely, that she's obsessed with her portrayal in the media, with gossip about her family, and with slights from her enemies. But of all the book's revelations, one that might actually be relevant/entertaining going forward, if Palin runs for president, is the nasty e-mail she wrote about Newt Gingrich. Here's what...
  • Michelle Obama's Request for Birthday Wishes for Her Husband Links to Donation Page

    07/29/2010 6:52:59 AM PDT · by Justaham · 35 replies · 1+ views
    csnews.com ^ | 7-29-10 | Peter Winn
    It seems like a nice gesture an e-mail message from a loving wife, urging thousands of people to join her in wishing her husband a happy 49th birthday by signing an electronic birthday card. But in Washington, D.C., nothing is that simple. The wife, in this case, is First lLdy Michelle Obama, and the message is being sent by the Democratic Party to people on its list nationwide. And underlying the birthday wishes, the message is political: The electronic card to Barack Obama also is a Democratic Party fundraiser.Every year, our family tries to come up with a fun...
  • Obama lays into Bush again on economy

    07/10/2010 1:00:42 PM PDT · by Qbert · 87 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/8/2010 | Kara Rowland
    President Obama on Thursday labeled the recession a result of "a decade of irresponsibility" that he inherited, continuing his strategy of trying to frame this fall's congressional elections as a choice between Bush-era policies and his own. "For the better part of 10 years, folks faced stagnant incomes, skyrocketing health care costs and tuition bills, and declining economic security," Mr. Obama said in a speech at a Kansas City, Mo., electric vehicle plant. "It was in the middle of this crisis that my administration walked through the door." Though unemployment still hovers just below 10 percent, Mr. Obama said his...
  • Caption Bubba Clinton at the World Cup soccer match

    06/23/2010 9:29:47 AM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 31 replies · 2+ views
    SuperSport.com ^ | June 23, 2010 | SuperSport
  • Howard Stern: Gabourey Sidebe, the size of the plant, will never work again

    03/09/2010 2:34:34 PM PST · by Justaham · 31 replies · 543+ views
    SHOCK jock Howard Stern has unleashed a tirade of verbal abuse at Oscar-nominee Gabourey Sidibe. Theres the most enormous, fat black chick Ive ever seen, Stern said on his Sirius satellite show on Monday. She is enormous. Everyones pretending shes a part of show business and shes never going to be in another movie. She should have gotten the Best Actress award because shes never going to have another shot. What movie is she gonna be in? Stern and co-host Robin Quivers went on to discuss the impossibility of Gabby finding any work in Hollywood after Precious. And Oprahs lying...
  • Michelle Obama is to be the first presidential wife to appear on a reality TV series

    11/06/2009 7:10:55 AM PST · by vrwc54 · 23 replies · 1,056+ views
    You Tube ^ | 11/05/09 | RobtKraft
    Michelle Obama will be appearing on Iron Chef, but I discovered that isn't the only reality show she'll be on.
  • Gibbs on Capitol Hill Protest: I'm Sure There's a Jon Voight Joke in Here Somewhere

    11/05/2009 6:17:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies · 1,332+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/5/2009 | Jake Tapper
    Asked about the several thousand protestors who gathered on Capitol Hill today to protest Democratic health care reform legislation, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs joked about one of the actors who was a featured speaker at the rally, saying, I'm sure there's a Jon Voight joke in here somewhere, given he was one of the featured speakers, butmy father always told me my mouth would get me in trouble, and I have a feeling if I acted on the line that I'd like to give you, I'm almost positive that it would. Voight spoke at the rally, decrying the...
  • Off the Wall: White House Changes Mind About Painting (FReeper Victory!)

    11/04/2009 3:20:11 PM PST · by kristinn · 137 replies · 6,015+ views
    The New York Times ^ | Wednesday, November 4, 2009 | Randy Kennedy
    .SNIPARTnews has reported that the White House has quietly de-listed a painting by Alma W. Thomas that it chose last month, among some 45 pieces borrowed from several Washington museums, to decorate the private White House residence and the West and East Wings. Titled, Watusi (Hard Edge) from 1963, the work takes a Matisse collage and, as Holland Cotter wrote in The New York Times, praising the selection, shifts the pieces around, cools the colors down, and adds a title that refers to a Chubby Checker song. But through copying Matisse, Mr. Cotter added, she began to work out a...
  • No class, bad character: The inside story

    10/24/2009 7:23:41 AM PDT · by no-llmd · 5 replies · 492+ views
    Power Line ^ | 10-24-2009 | Scott Johnson
    In his post on Dick Cheney's speech this week, Paul Mirengoff focused on Cheney's account of the Bush administration's reassessment of its strategy in Afghanistan. Paul wrote that Cheney's speech at the Center for Security Policy "blew the whistle on some egregious dishonesty by the Obama administration." Paul quoted this passage of Cheney's speech: Recently, President Obama's advisors have decided that it's easier to blame the Bush Administration than support our troops. This weekend they leveled a charge that cannot go unanswered.
  • Obama urges GOP to get a mop and clean up Bush administration mess

    10/21/2009 4:06:31 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 66 replies · 2,462+ views
    The Hill ^ | October 21, 2009 | Sam Youngman
    President Barack Obama urged Republicans to help clean up the mess the Bush administration left behind in comments at a Tuesday night fundraiser. Obama, speaking to donors to the Democratic National Committee (DNC), said he didnt have sympathy for those sitting on the sidelines and rooting for failure. He then embraced a new campaign by the DNC that invites Republicans to grab a mop and help clean up what Democrats say is a mess created by the Bush administration. I dont mind cleaning up the mess that some other folks made, thats what I signed up to do, Obama said....
  • Jordans night to remember turns petty

    09/14/2009 10:49:30 PM PDT · by Bob017 · 5 replies · 929+ views
    Sports - Yahoo ^ | 12 Sept 2009 | Adrian Wojnarowski
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. The tears tumbled, flooding his face and Michael Jordan had yet to march to the microphone at Symphony Hall. He had listened to the genuine stories and speeches of a remarkable class. He had watched a This is Your Life video compilation of his basketball genius. Everything flashed before him, a legacy that hes fought with body and soul to never, ever let go into yesterday.
  • Obama Jokes about Hillary Clinton Suing for Broken Elbow

    06/21/2009 4:44:18 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies · 1,378+ views
    People Magazine ^ | June 20, 2009 | Sandra Sobieraj Westfall
    A bulletin from President Obama: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's fall in the State Department basement this week might have been caused by rival Richard Holbrooke long suspected of coveting the Secretary's title slicking the floor with WD-40. Obama said his first reaction to news that Clinton's fractured elbow would require surgery was to brace for yet another fiscal crisis. "Fortunately, the lawyers tell me Hillary's ready to settle," he quipped at Washington's annual Radio & Television Correspondents' Dinner Friday night. [Snip] Obama also joked about sleeping with NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who spent a much-ballyhooed...
  • (Drunk?) Julia Roberts Drops F-Bomb Several Times During Tom Hanks Tribute

    04/28/2009 10:41:56 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 50 replies · 3,289+ views
    US Magazine ^ | Tuesday April 28, 2009
    Get Julia Roberts a bar of soap! At a Film Society of Lincoln Center event honoring Tom Hanks in NYC Monday, the Duplicity star, 41, dropped the F-bomb several times. "Alright well, it's late and I'm paying my babysitter overtime and I have to pee," she began. "So Tom, everybody f-----g likes you. All my bits are gone. Listen, I had lunch today with Rita [Wilson, Hanks' wife], and her t--s were here [motioned high] and her waist was here [motioned small] and her a-- was like that [motioned high], so what can I tell you that's new? Tom Hanks,...
  • MSNBC: Obama's Give Queen I-Pod as Gift

    04/01/2009 11:47:00 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 181 replies · 5,694+ views
    Buckingham Palace
    MSNBC just broke the news that the official gift from the Obama's to the Queen was an I-Pod loaded with songs and video of her trip to the U.S.A. back in 2007. The Queen gave a sterling silver frame with a photo autographed by all of the Royal Family. An I-Pod and a DVD set...this is what the Obama's have given to British power.
  • "Solipsistic" Michelle Obama spends $15 on Gordon Brown children in diplomatic humiliation

    03/05/2009 3:08:45 PM PST · by KayEyeDoubleDee · 122 replies · 5,597+ views
    FREE REPUBLIC WORLD EXCLUSIVE ^ | March 5, 2009 | Freeper "Spiff"
    Obama's blockbuster gift for Brown: 25 classic films Joe Murphy March 5, 2009http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23657981-details/Obama's+blockbuster+gift+for+Brown:+25+classic+films/article.do ...Sarah Brown gave Sasha and Malia Obama an outfit each from Topshop, which has just opened its first American store in New York. She also picked six children's books by British authors which are shortly to be published in America. In return, the Obamas gave the Browns two models of the presidential helicopter, Marine One, to take home to sons Fraser and John... http://whitehouse.merchantcart.net/mainshopping.cfm?icg_id=10&showsku_ID=434&Show=PURCHASE
  • Obama the Cheapskate: 25 DVDs for Gordon Brown?

    03/05/2009 11:22:31 AM PST · by GOPinCa · 58 replies · 2,096+ views
    HotAir ^ | Ed Morrissey
    The British have begun to worry about the special relationship in the Anglosphere since the election of Barack Obama. First, the visit from Gordon Brown failed to get the usual Rose Garden joint-presser treatment from the White House this week. Now the Daily Mail reports that Obama cheaped out on the traditional gift exchange, rustling up some DVDs in exchange for a thoughtful gift from Brown: