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  • Beware of counterfeit conservatives groups

    03/11/2015 7:42:41 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 18 replies
    Beaufort Observer ^ | 3-11-15 | Steve Rader
    The recent cave in by Speaker Boehner in funding Obama's amnesty executive order has brought attention to a PAC that calls itself the ''American Action Network'' and claims to be ''center right''. The PAC is headed by moderate liberal former GOP establishment US Senator Norm Coleman and run by a board consisting of close allies of John Boehner and Mitch McConnell. It had been involved in the GOP primary in NC's 7th Congressional District last year, where it ran some particularly nasty and dishonest attack ads against the more conservative primary candidate, former State Senator Woody White. With Boehner's cave...
  • Who I Am, and Why the New Blog

    07/05/2014 10:19:42 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 51 replies
    Norm says No ^ | Norm Matloff
    Hi, Norm Matloff here. I’m a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, and formerly was a statistics professor at that university, but I also write about social issues. As the saying goes, “My life is an open book”–you can read the details of my background in my online bio. I’ve written op-eds for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg View, CNN and so on. Bloomberg gathers together its op-eds grouped by author; click here to see mine, and thus get an idea of my interests and views. (SNIP) In this blog, my topics will...
  • The Exception to the Rule has Become the Rule

    04/22/2013 9:07:31 PM PDT · by Katechon · 18 replies
    In-Extremis | April 21, 2013 | Katechon
    The Constitutional rights of an entire town were violated Friday, April 19, 2013. The Constitution was put out of order, deactivated by an undeclared state of exception, -- complete with "papers please" searches and seizures and military hardware and weapons all over the streets.
  • Ex-Minnesota Sen. Coleman joins Romney campaign

    09/21/2011 1:51:27 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 17 replies
    boston globe ^ | 9-21-11 | ap
    ST. PAUL, Minn.—Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman is getting behind Mitt Romney in the GOP presidential race, and gaining a role within the ex-Massachusetts governor's campaign. Romney's campaign announced Wednesday that Coleman would come aboard as a special adviser on policy. Coleman joins former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty as a Romney backer.
  • Norming Guns Away: Warning about the United Nations

    11/27/2010 6:08:09 AM PST · by marktwain · 33 replies ^ | 26 November, 2010 | Paul Gallant, Alan Chwick, and Joanne Eisen
    Scottsdale, AZ --( We American gun-owners need to become more familiar with the process of “norming.” The “norm” of civilian disarmament already surrounds our country and has the potential to nullify our Second Amendment right. When global firearm-prohibitionists speak about “norming,” they are actually discussing the process wherein society becomes increasingly hostile to the possession of arms in the hands of civilians. This standard, or ‘norm,’ was deliberately created during several decades of lies about the safety and use of firearms, their benefits to society, and the kind of people who possess them. And yet, we gun-owners remain unaware of...
  • A Return to the Norm (All 2010 did was undo the two-stage Democratic wave of 2006 to 2008)

    11/05/2010 8:02:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Nationa Review ^ | 11/05/2010 | Charles Krauthammer
    For all the turmoil, the spectacle, the churning — for all the old bulls slain and fuzzy-cheeked freshmen born — the great Republican wave of 2010 is simply a return to the norm. The tide had gone out; the tide came back. A center-right country restores the normal congressional map: a sea of interior red, bordered by blue coasts, and dotted by blue islands of urban density. Or to put it numerically, the Republican wave of 2010 did little more than undo the two-stage Democratic wave of 2006 to 2008, in which the Democrats gained 54 House seats combined (precisely...
  • Coleman reportedly has eye on RNC chair(NORM)

    07/23/2010 8:06:09 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 38 replies · 2+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 7-22-10 | Jonathan Martin
    Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman reportedly is considering a run for chairmanship of the Republican National Committee and has begun talking to associates about taking on Michael Steele should the embattled current chairman seek another term in January. Coleman plans to attend the RNC's summer meeting next month in Kansas City, Mo., in part to be on hand for a tribute to longtime New Jersey Committeeman David Norcross, who is stepping down from his party post. But senior Republicans say Coleman's appearance will allow him to meet the party members who will pick the next chairman and signal to them...
  • Senate debate at Farmfest, it turns out, is clearly held in 'Coleman Country'

    08/07/2008 12:08:24 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 5 replies · 151+ views ^ | Aug. 5, 2008 | By Doug Grow
    In fact, it took Franken, the DFL-endorsed candidate for the U.S. Senate, roughly 15 seconds before he was taking his first verbal roundhouse at Coleman, the Republican incumbent. In response to a question from an ag journalist about energy independence, Franken said, "Norm Coleman is in the pocket of Big Oil. He's received more contributions from Big Oil than any politician in the history of Minnesota.'' There was a hush in the massive tent at the annual Farmfest, which is being held near Morgan, about 100 miles west of the Twin Cities. One minute, people had been strolling through the...
  • Laura Ingraham

    06/26/2007 7:46:31 AM PDT · by TaxxMann · 45 replies · 2,136+ views
    Laura Ingraham Show ^ | 06/26/07 | TaxxMann
    Anyone listening to Laura. Hysterical. She's on hold with "ormer"Senator Norm Coleman's office. Great show today !!
  • Nick and Norm drive the point home

    01/09/2003 7:51:45 AM PST · by Greg Swann · 8 replies · 304+ views ^ | January 9, 2003 | Greg Swann
    Nick and Norm drive the point home A Ramblin' Gamblin' Willie story by Greg Swann Nick: So now driving an SUV funds terrorism...?Norm: Yup.Nick: An SUV?Norm: Yup.Nick: Just driving it. Not driving the getaway car for a bank robbery?Norm: Just driving.Nick: Not smuggling an SUV-load of the drugs you say fund terrorism?Norm: Just driving. It's the gas.Nick: The gas I put into my SUV?Norm: That gas.Nick: Not the gas I put into my sedan?Norm: Nope.Nick: Not the gas I put into my lawn mower?Norm: Nope. Driving SUVs funds terrorism.Nick: What about Honda SUVs? They're not even really SUVs, just fat, ugly...
  • Coleman, Wellstone clash over prescription drugs

    10/11/2002 1:35:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 133+ views
    Echo Press ^ | 10/10/02 | Joe Albert and Al Edenloff, Echo Press
    United States Senate candidates Norm Coleman and Paul Wellstone jabbed one another over prescription drugs Wednesday.During a campaign stop in Alexandria, Coleman outlined his prescription drug plan to a room full of senior citizens at Nelson Gables in Alexandria.Coleman took direct aim at the fact that Wellstone promised six years ago to get a plan done and has been on the Senate Health Committee for 12 years, yet has failed to pass a prescription drug plan for Minnesota’s seniors."If I were in the U.S. Senate there would be a prescription drug plan today that seniors would have access to," Coleman...