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  • Jeb Bush not so hot on social media

    12/16/2014 9:31:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Politico ^ | December 16, 2014 | Lucy McCalmont
    Jeb Bush may be top dog in the latest 2016 polls, but he’s woefully behind the rest of the GOP field when it comes to friends, likes and retweets. The former Florida governor took to social media Tuesday to announce that he will “actively explore the possibility of running” for president in 2016, tweeting a link to a statement on his Facebook page. Journalists and political junkies leapt at the news, but Facebook fans … not so much. As of early Tuesday afternoon, hours after Bush’s 10 a.m. announcement, his tweet had amassed 5,700 retweets and 2,200 favorites. On Facebook,...
  • Third Party Rumblings After GOP Squanders Election Landslide with Budget Deal

    12/16/2014 5:31:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Excellence In Broadcasting Network ^ | December 16, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Here's Bob in Nashua, New Hampshire, as we head back to the phones. Great to have you with us, sir. Hello. CALLER: Yeah, thanks, Rush. Yeah, this theme of the GOP establishment that the Tea Party and conservatives are the main enemy not the Dems, it's nothing new. It goes back, really, to the 2008 presidential election when the Republican establishment -- or at least many in the establishment -- sabotaged McCain-Palin. Because, to them, Palin was the bigger threat, the bigger enemy than the Democrats winning. You know, the funny thing is now more than six...
  • Sarah Palin hunts feral hogs. World ends.

    12/16/2014 6:42:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/16/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is filming the next season of the show Amazing America with the most recent episode taking place in Texas. It involved a hunt for feral hogs, with Palin bagging a rather large one. Of course, this was pretty much the end of civilization as we know it. While taping her reality show in Texas, Sarah Palin proudly announced her killing of a feral hog and happily posed with the dead animal.She ended up posting the picture online, and it was ultimately met with both praise and criticismÂ…Upon killing the animal, Palin took to Facebook...
  • Sarah Palin: House GOP ‘flipped American voters the bird’

    12/14/2014 2:36:51 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 74 replies
    Politico ^ | December 12, 2014 | By KENDALL BREITMAN
    Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said the House Republicans who passed $1 trillion-plus funding bill late Thursday “flipped American voters the bird.” “It’s baffling really,” Palin said in an interview with Breitbart News on Friday. “The Republican Leadership in the House just flipped American voters the bird by sidelining the new Congress we just elected.” Palin’s criticisms come the morning after the House passed a spending bill by a 219-206 vote. While the bill will keep the government open for another year, Palin and other conservatives are not happy that the legislation will fund President Barack Obama’s executive action...
  • Governor Sarah Palin: "Whose Side Are You On"

    12/14/2014 4:04:11 AM PST · by Bratch · 30 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | December 14, 2014 | Sarah Palin via iizthatiiz
    Governor Palin posted to Facebook:See more here:http://insider.foxnews.com/2014/12/13/eric-bolling-blasts-cia-torture-report-i-have-zero-sympathy-terrorists  Connect with Governor Palin on Facebook
  • Ayotte discusses immigration, Ferguson chaos

    It has been a busy few weeks in Washington lately, from the president's executive order on immigration to the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. (SNIP) Ayotte said she also believes the president's executive order on immigration last week was a mistake. "Right now, as someone who wants to solve this problem, I think it makes it more difficult to address the underlying immigration problem, and he should not have acted unilaterally," she said.
  • Sarah Palin – RINO Season Opens Soon, Amnesty Juan Boehner Flipped America the Bird

    12/13/2014 5:51:52 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 52 replies
    rickwells.us ^ | 12-13-2014 | Rick Wells
    Sarah Palin – RINO Season Opens Soon, Amnesty Juan Boehner Flipped America the Bird Rick Wells Sarah Palin, as is the case with most conservatives and others who value the Constitution and the rule of law in the United States, is not happy that the Speaker of the House and his comrades have lied and sold out the American people. John Boehner has effectively allowed Hussein Obama act as a dictator and to take actions which are illegal and which circumvent Congress through the implementation of his criminal amnesty. She had a few choice words in response to questions after...
  • EXCLUSIVE–PALIN ON OBAMA/BOEHNER CROMNIBUS BILL: 'IT STINKS TO HIGH HEAVEN'

    12/12/2014 7:19:03 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 23 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 12/12/14 | by STEPHEN K. BANNON
    EXCLUSIVE–PALIN ON OBAMA/BOEHNER CROMNIBUS BILL: 'IT STINKS TO HIGH HEAVEN' by STEPHEN K. BANNON 1. What do you think of Speaker Boehner having President Obama 'whip votes' from the White House in order to pass this bill? It stinks to high heaven. Did arrogant politicians not get the memo that Obama’s agenda was decisively defeated in last month’s historic midterm landslide? Good Lord, America said loud and clear not just “no” but “hell no” to Obama’s failed policies. Americans who pay attention said absolutely no to Obama’s amnesty for illegal aliens. We also said no to the mother-of-all unfunded mandates,...
  • GOVERNOR PALIN, PLEASE RUN AS AN INDEPENDENT IN 2016

    12/11/2014 7:13:59 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 139 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | 11 DECEMBER 2014 | EEE
    Governor Palin, If you or a member of your family is lurking here, please take some time to consider running for President of the United States - as an Independent candidate. - Only you, Mrs. Palin, can clean up the filthy corruption in Washington D.C. To get rid of the lobbyists and ruling class that penalizes everyday, working Americas while they and their advisors, consultants, and millionaire donors continue to get ever richer. - Only you can promote using our energy resources, which will in turn create high-paying jobs and rebuild the middle-class of America. - Only you can secure...
  • Federal judge tells McAdoo man to stop focusing on Sara Palin (Pennsylvania)

    12/11/2014 4:13:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Patriot-News ^ | December 11, 2014 | John Beauge
    WILLIAMSPORT — A federal judge has told a Schuylkill County man to stop focusing on Sara Palin and "get everything under control." U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann Thursday warned Shawn Richard Christy, 23, of McAdoo, to stop the "nonsense" because he was headed down a bad path. The judge asked Christy's father, Craig Richard Christy, 51, also of McAdoo, to try to help get his son under control because his probation officer thinks he is ticking time bomb. Brann noted when Craig Christy was sentenced in Alaska in 2012, he said he had not been a very good...
  • Governor Palin Responds to the Omnibus Spending Bill [updated]

    12/10/2014 11:50:41 PM PST · by Bratch · 22 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | December 11 2014 | Sarah Palin via iizthatiiz
    Governor Palin responded tonight to the proposed ‘Omnibus Spending Bill’ currently being proposed before the U.S. Congress: Governor Palin provided two links in support of tonight’s post.Some more on what the solution is: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/09/mitch-mcconnell-ted-cruz-lame-duck-session-111017.htmlGOP leaders already going wobbly, hoping us peons won’t notice: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/12/09/GOP-Whip-Steve-Scalise-Comes-Under-Fire-For-Supporting-Obama-s-Executive-Amnesty-Via-Omnibus-Backing Check ‘em out!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~[ Update 11:25 pm ]Sarah Palin’s warning to establishment GOP leaders was reinforced with an article by Breitbart News contributor Matt Boyle that emphasized the links provided in the Governor’s post. The first is a Politico story that details how Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell differ greatly on how to handle this lame duck session of...
  • Sarah Palin: ‘I Would Love to See a Woman on Both Sides’ in 2016 Presidential Race

    12/09/2014 1:12:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Extra ^ | December 9, 2014 | Charissa Thompson
    "Extra's" Charissa Thompson caught up with Sarah Palin on location for her Sportsman Channel show "Amazing America," where Palin opened up about running for president in 2016. Palin explained, "2016 is a long time away… that's a big darn deal when it comes to family." Thompson asked, "Hillary Clinton's name has been floating out there for a long time as the Democratic nominee. Are we ready for that?" Sarah responded, "I would love to see a woman on both sides of the aisle shooting for that top spot." As for the second season of "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," Palin...
  • Palin, Cruz, Huckabee and Santorum to travel to Iowa Freedom Summit

    12/08/2014 1:13:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WQAD-TV / CNN ^ | December 8, 2014 | Shellie Nelson
    <p>Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice presidential pick, is headed to Iowa in January 2015 for a conservative gathering that will showcase no fewer than nine potential 2016 presidential contenders.</p> <p>She’s one of the confirmed speakers at the inaugural Iowa Freedom Summit, an event organized by Iowa Rep. Steve King and conservative group Citizens United to “bring grassroots activists from across Iowa to hear directly from national conservative leaders,” per its website. The event is scheduled for Jan. 24.</p>
  • Governor Palin Headed to Iowa Next Month

    12/08/2014 7:58:14 AM PST · by Bratch · 104 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | December 08 2014 | Steve Flesher
    About a year out of the 2016 Iowa caucuses, Governor Palin’s taking part in the Iowa Freedom Summit hosted by Congressman Steve King and Citizens United.The event was announced a few weeks back and reported by Politico: Iowa Rep. Steve King, the GOP lawmaker well-known for his deeply conservative position on immigration, is hosting a January summit for possible 2016 hopefuls, according to a new report from the Des Moines Register.The event, dubbed the Iowa Freedom Summit, is slated for Jan. 24 in Des Moines, and three likely Republican presidential hopefuls — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and former...
  • Walker brings back several Palin officials

    12/06/2014 1:23:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Alaska Journal of Commerce ^ | December 4, 2014 | Tim Bradner
    New Gov. Bill Walker took office Dec. 1 and ordered immediate changes in top echelons of state government. Walker brought back several top officials from Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration for senior positions in the natural resources and revenue departments. Walker defeated former Gov. Sean Parnell by about 6,200 votes in the Nov. 4 Alaska elections. Parnell first took office in July 2009 when Palin resigned before the end of her term. Out were several state commissioners and deputy commissioners including Joe Balash at the Department of Natural Resources, Susan Bell at Commerce and Economic Development, Bill Streur at the Department...
  • Governor Sarah Palin on Consumerism, Russia and Energy Production • Varney & Co.

    12/03/2014 4:37:07 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 7 replies
    Conservatives 4 Palin ^ | December 3rd, 2014 | iizthatiiz
    Governor Sarah Palin weighs in on consumerism, Christmas, and other issues including Russia and energy production with Fox Business host Stuart Varney.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAHc0hXGZk4#t=230
  • Even Sarah Palin's kids deserve privacy

    12/02/2014 12:35:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | December 2, 2014 | Heidi Stevens
    The hypocrisy hunters are on high alert, calling out the media for claiming that politicians' kids are off-limits, even as we gleefully pillory the Palin children.. They're right, to a point. A Washington Examiner piece on Monday points out that CNN anchor Carol Costello recently had to issue an apology for her treatment of audio involving Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, who was recounting an alleged assault to police in Alaska. "I'm just going to come right out and say it," Costello said, smirking. "This is quite possibly the best minute and a half of audio we've ever come across —...
  • Sen. Mary Landrieu Counting on Stevie Wonder and Other Staunch Supporters

    12/01/2014 11:43:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Yahoo! News / ABC's Good Morning America ^ | December 1, 2014 | Jordyn Phelps
    Sen. Mary Landrieu is relying on a close group of staunch Democratic supporters as she makes a final push to save her Senate seat from Republican challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy ahead of a Dec. 6 Louisiana runoff election. The momentum seems to favor Cassidy. The GOP quickly coalesced behind Cassidy after the general election in November in which Cassidy and Landrieu received the most votes, but neither won enough to avoid a runoff. Cassidy has received a fresh round of endorsements from big-name 2016 contenders, including Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ken., and Texas Gov. Rick Perry....
  • Ted Cruz could struggle to raise funds for presidential run (Psychological warfare commences)

    12/01/2014 9:44:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | December 1, 2014 | Todd J. Gillman
    Sen. Ted Cruz’s ambitions are clear. He’s a frequent visitor to Iowa and New Hampshire. He’s building a campaign staff. But to make a serious White House bid takes serious money — at least $20 million by the time the first ballots are cast in early 2016. And that could be a challenge. Although the Texas Republican is popular at conservative gatherings, Cruz has shown only modest success as a fundraiser. Like Ron Paul and Sarah Palin, he can probably count on showers of cash from enthusiastic legions of small-dollar donors, and that’s an important start. But many major GOP...
  • Happy Thanksgiving, and Thank You, from Governor Palin(video)

    11/29/2014 7:38:41 PM PST · by jonrick46 · 10 replies
    The Sarah Palin Channel ^ | 11-27-2014 | Sarah Palin Channel
    Such a wonderful look into Sarah Palin's children and her Thanksgiving greetings. Video at link: https://sarahpalinchannel.com/video/happy-thanksgiving-and-thank-you-from-governor-pal-1231
  • Joy Behar Heaps Praise on Anti-Palin 'Conservative' Host of 'The View'

    11/28/2014 8:01:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | November 27, 2014 | Kelli Serio
    While discussing The View on Tuesday's Wendy Williams Show, Joy Behar called Nicolle Wallace “a day at the beach” in comparison to her predecessor Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck, who has since moved on to a cozy job with Fox News Channel, was known for her conservative opinions, which often resulted in heated debates between her and the show’s other hosts. Wallace, who has been labeled a conservative, peculiarly finds herself in the favorable opinion of Behar: "I like that little Republican over there. Nicole [Wallace]," Behar said of The View's newest co-host. "You know, I have dealt with Elisabeth Hasselbeck and...
  • Clavell Jackson: People of Color, Women Can’t Afford to Be Average

    11/27/2014 9:59:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    EURWeb ^ | November 27, 2014 | Clavell Jackson
    *I have previously written several articles about how most Americans are pretty clueless. The results of the last elections showed that. A lot of Americans stayed home, and people from states that depend heavily on government programs, such as food stamps, welfare and social security, elected Republicans — the very people who have said they plan to slash these programs. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, the architect of Obamacare, caught flak for referring to American voters as stupid, but he is right. Bill Maher, who is known for his biting comedy, recently ran a video montage showing all the times...
  • Romney rates the presidential hopefuls and leaves door open for himself

    11/25/2014 10:25:00 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 125 replies
    Past and perhaps future presidential hopeful Mitt Romney came to Chicago last night and, in blunt and sometimes surprisingly candid comments, acted like someone who probably won't run again but is leaving the door open in the apparent hope that his party might call. In a speech and question-and-answer session with the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, the man who lost to Chicago's Barack Obama in 2012 says he's "not planning" to seek the 2016 nomination—language that politicians frequently use to suggest they haven't decided but are keeping their options open. The former Massachusetts governor declined to elaborate,...
  • How to Project Professional Presence When Running for Political Election

    11/24/2014 3:31:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    PRN Newswire Sterling Style Academy Yahoo! Finance Canada ^ | PRN Newswire November 24, 2014 | Sterling Style Academy
    NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With presidential elections coming up in 2016, the need for politicians to project a professional, trustworthy yet down-to-earth image is important. When preparing for a campaign, wardrobe decisions are far from trivial in politics. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141124/160563 Following the controversy of Sarah Palin's $150,000 wardrobe expense during the 2008 Republican Party's presidential campaign and given the key issue of income inequality that came up in the November 2014 United States elections, Sterling Style Academy students were assigned to assess the situation as a case study and provide possible wardrobe scenarios for rebranding the...
  • Atheist Confession: “I like Pope Francis.”

    11/23/2014 5:16:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Filipino Freethinkers ^ | November 23, 2014 | Dustin Celestino.
    I’m going to say something many of my fellow secularism advocates would probably not appreciate: I like Pope Francis. Why? I like Pope Francis because, in my opinion, he is more liberal than many liberals. American conservatives already hate him for his seemingly liberal position on many issues. He’s so liberal that Sarah Palin is actually taken aback by what she calls his “liberal agenda.” The Pope is so liberal that writer Damian Thompson, in an article he wrote for “The Spectator,” had to ask if we were in the early stages of a Catholic civil war. Apparently, even Catholics...
  • Smithsonian makes list of 100 Most Significant Americans.(Bush, Palin, NOT Obama..)

    11/23/2014 9:09:39 AM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 29 replies
    Smithsonian ^ | 11/23/14 | TA Frail
    How much does Thomas Paine matter? More than Harriet Beecher Stowe? Less than Elvis? On a par with Dwight Eisenhower? Would you have answered these questions differently ten years ago? Will you answer them differently ten years from now? In a culture so saturated with information and so fragmented by the search possibilities of the Internet, how do we measure historical significance?
  • (October 29, 2014) What did Sarah Palin mean by hinting at running for office?

    11/23/2014 12:19:40 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Houston, TX The Examiner ^ | October 29, 2014 | Mark Whittington
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Sarah Palin recently raised eyebrows by hinting on the Fox Business Network on Tuesday that she might be open to running for public office sometime in the future. Hitherto she has been content to be a gray eminence, using her considerable influence as the most powerful female politician on the planet to support other candidates. So why would she all of the sudden publicly flirt with the idea of getting into the arena in her own right? Hot Air concludes, quite correctly that she will not likely run for president in 2016. Ted Cruz, Palin’s ideological soul mate, is almost...
  • Obama not on Smithsonian’s ’100 most significant Americans’ list; liberals in shock over who is!

    11/22/2014 4:04:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 99 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | November 22, 2014 | Tom Tillison
    The “Smithsonian” magazine compiled a list of the “100 most significant Americans,” and to the dismay of his fan base President Obama failed to make the cut. Adding insult to injury, former President George W. Bush made the list. But it gets even better, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was also included. The liberal website Raw Story bemoaned the very idea that the Smithsonian Institution “decided that George W. Bush is a more ‘significant’ figure in U.S. history” than the exalted one. Curiously, the only redeeming qualification Raw Story named when mentioning Obama is that he was the country’s first...
  • Is God The Problem With American Politics?

    11/21/2014 12:30:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Huffington Post UK ^ | November 21, 2014 | Paul Vale
    Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling those who've taken on faith to create a force for change."You’re the anti-Christ, you will be destroyed,” screamed an incensed heckler during a speech by Barack Obama in June this year. It was not the first time Obama had heard this very pointed line, nor was he the first President to hear it. Anti-Obama rallies are often decorated with signs or t-shirts carrying overtly religious messages, whether it’s likening him to the Devil, demanding that Christian prayers be returned to schools or suggesting that America has a...
  • Nicolle Wallace: Jeb Bush Should 'Double Down' on 'Act of Love' Remarks

    11/20/2014 10:40:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 20, 2014 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, Nicolle Wallace, who has worked for former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and President George W. Bush, said she hoped that Jeb Bush "doubles down" on his "act of love" comments regarding illegal immigration. Appearing on Rachel Maddow's show on MSNBC after President Barack Obama's executive amnesty announcement, the Republican sellout said that she hoped more Republicans understand that the "act of illegal immigration, while illegal, is motivated by love." She said "until we get our heads around why people get here" Republicans will supposedly be doomed. Wallace, who was also a McCain campaign hack who became a co-host...
  • Sarah Palin on Exec Amnesty: Obama Giving Americans 'Middle Finger,' Endangering Nation

    11/20/2014 8:44:22 PM PST · by PROCON · 32 replies
    breitbart ^ | Nov. 20, 2014 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin blasted President Barack Obama for endangering the country and screwing American workers--U.S.-born and legal immigrants--of all backgrounds with his executive amnesty for illegal immigrants. In a video released on her Sarah Palin Channel before Obama's White House executive amnesty address, Palin, who called for Obama to be impeached on behalf of American workers for his lawlessness on illegal immigration, said Obama is "betraying our trust" by going "against the wishes of the American people" with with his executive amnesty. "In 2012, voters reelected President Barack Obama but they did not make him king,"...
  • Drill, Baby, Drill! US Fracking Drives Down Saudi Oil Prices

    11/18/2014 7:30:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Excellence In Broadcasting Network ^ | November 18, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay. I mentioned the plummeting oil price, and there are a lot of people trying to figure out, why is this happening? There are a lot of people that do not understand what it is that's driving down the crude oil price. What explains it? When it happens and it's a mystery, people look to traditional explanations, "Well, are people driving less? Is the demand for gasoline down? The economy bad? What's going on?" And in this case that's not the answer The simple explanation for much, not at all, but for much of the drop in...
  • Where will the Keystone XL oil go to?

    11/18/2014 9:59:34 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 59 replies
    11/18/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    We most certainly need to "drill, baby, drill." But how much of this oil is going to be shipped elsewhere, and how much will stay in the US? While much of it will probably be refined, will it then be shipped to Latin America or other places? Why not keep it all (or at least the lion share of it) here in the United States?
  • PALIN THE MUSICAL Comes to the Laurie Beechman Tonight

    11/17/2014 4:02:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Broadway World ^ | November 13, 2014 | Staff
    Where Saturday Night Live meets Forbidden Broadway, Erica Vlahinos and Benjamin Simpson present PALiN: the Live Televised Musical Campaign (www.palinthemusicalcampaign.com), an outrageous new one-act comedy hit that follows Sarah Palin as she embarks on a one-night only, live televised event to set the record straight and announce her candidacy in the 2016 Presidential Election. A fast-paced, witty book paired with show tune parodies, PALiN sharply satires both musical theatre and politics in this laugh-out-loud musical-comedy campaign. So pack your bags, because we're about to have a Tea Party! Erica Vlahinos is a promising new writer, performer, and comedian thrilled to...
  • Here’s The Spot Landrieu And The Louisiana Democrat Party Are Running On Black Radio…

    11/17/2014 3:34:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Louisiana Hayride ^ | November 17, 2014 | MacAoidh
    …courtesy of our friend Rick Shaftan, who is cataloguing the demagoguery on the airwaves this cycle. (AUDIO/VIDEO-AT-LINK)The ad says the stock market was at an “all-time low” before Barack Obama took over as president, among other things. It’s worth commenting that this ad isn’t running in a broader market, where the ridiculous claims and hyperbolic tone would engender a more negative reaction. Landrieu’s campaign doesn’t want that kind of scrutiny. We can expect a good deal more of this, as it’s the calling card of Landrieu’s campaign boss Ryan Berni. Berni had this to say to Gannett after Sarah Palin...
  • ‘Duck Dynasty': Phil Robertson’s Family Believes America Could Collapse

    11/17/2014 3:01:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | November 16, 2014 | Patrick Frye
    The Duck Dynasty family has made the news partially due to their politically incorrect statements, and Phil Robertson tends to be the largest contribute to soundbites. But now, Phil’s son has taken the stump and is declaring that it’s possible that America could collapse just like the Roman empire. In a related report by the Inquisitr, Phil Robertson believes that Bibles and guns are the answer to any American’s woes. The Duck Commander patriarch also had a dire warning for Sadie Robertson’s boyfriend, saying that if they do not keep it in their pants, then he would “break” them. Phil...
  • Bill Cassidy standing with Phil Robertson, Sarah Palin right move to motivate his base, experts say

    11/17/2014 12:00:03 AM PST · by topher · 10 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 15-Nov-2014 | Cole Avery
    The Republican unity tour with former rivals Rep. Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness will continue Saturday (Nov. 15) afternoon with a rally featuring the two of them, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. . . . Landrieu pulled just 18 percent of the white vote in the primary, but earned 94 percent of the African-American vote. Landrieu campaign insiders believe there are more gains to be made in the African-American community, and they believe they can pick up more votes by keeping the race about Louisiana, not President Barack Obama as Cassidy has done.
  • Commanding Votes? Duck Dynasty Goes Political! Phil Robertson Stumps For Candidate With Sarah Palin

    11/16/2014 8:45:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Radar Online ^ | November 16, 2014
    Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson isn’t backing down from his conservative beliefs. In fact, he and his family played host to controversial conservative icon Sarah Palin at the Robertson home this weekend as they all stumped for a Republican candidate. The Robertsons and Palin are trying to get out the vote for Bill Cassidy, who is involved in a runoff campaign for a contested Louisiana Senate seat. Palin gleefully posted four pictures on her Facebook account of her and husband Todd posing with Phil, his wife Kay, and Jep Robertson. The former GOP VP candidate added a gushing caption, “Thanks...
  • IMPEACHMENT GOES MAINSTREAM

    11/14/2014 12:50:54 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 326 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 14, 2014 | By Ben Shapiro
    In July, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin wrote a widely-publicized op-ed for Breitbart News. “Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president,” she wrote. “Without borders, there is no nation. Obama knows this. Opening our borders to a flood of illegal immigrants is deliberate. This is his fundamental transformation of America.” Then, she dropped the bomb: “It’s time to impeach; and on behalf of American workers and legal immigrants of all backgrounds, we should vehemently oppose any politician on the left or right who would hesitate in voting for articles of impeachment.” Believe it or not,...
  • The Point of Impeachment: Tolerating Obama’s lawlessness invites a dictatorial presidency.

    11/15/2014 10:27:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/15/2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    n writing Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment, I had a purpose: Explain that the capacity of Congress to oust a lawless president is central to the Framers’ design of our governing system. Because executive power is awesome, and intended to be that way, certain abuses of it can be discouraged only by the credible threat that Congress will remove the president from power — or, if discouragement fails, can be remediated only by the president’s actual removal. That is why Madison believed that the inclusion of impeachment in Congress’s arsenal was “indispensible” to preserving the Constitution’s...
  • The Constitution REQUIRES impeachment of a usurping chief executive. [FReepathon XLIV]

    11/15/2014 9:52:16 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 298 replies
    <p>The Constitution must be defended or we become a lawless state. The Constitution clearly gives the congress the sole power to legislate and specifically, in this case, the sole power to regulate immigration.</p> <p>Facts: The president has made proposals for various levels of immigration reform, amnesty, etc, and all such proposals have been soundly defeated and rejected by the congress. The president now claims that if the congress does not act as he dictates, then he will grant amnesty by executive order to millions of aliens who have entered the country and are residing here illegally.</p>
  • Independent Walker Ousts Parnell In Close Alaska Governor's Race

    11/15/2014 11:31:05 AM PST · by Steelfish · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | November 15, 2014 | Sara Fischer
    Independent Walker Ousts Parnell In Close Alaska Governor's Race By Sara Fischer, CNN November 15, 2014 Walker is the first independent to win the seat in Alaska's statehood He ran as independent after Parnell beat him in the 2010 GOP primary for governor. Democrat Byron Mallott will be lieutenant governor (CNN) -- CNN projects independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska gubernatorial race, defeating Republican incumbent Sean Parnell. Walker, a lawyer and local politician, is the first independent to win the seat in Alaska's statehood. The former Valdez mayor and city councilor announced that he would run as an...
  • Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race

    11/15/2014 8:40:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Associated Press ^ | November 14, 2014 | Rachel D'Oro
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor's race, following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic rival. "I am beyond myself with excitement," Walker said Friday evening. "It has been a long, long journey with a whole lot of Alaskans at my side."(continued)
  • Bill Cassidy standing with Phil Robertson, Sarah Palin right move to motivate his base, experts say

    11/15/2014 8:31:57 AM PST · by abb · 35 replies
    The (New Orleans) Times Picayune ^ | November 15, 2014 | Cole Avery
    The Republican unity tour with former rivals Rep. Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness will continue Saturday (Nov. 15) afternoon with a rally featuring the two of them, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. Maness drew 14 percent of the vote in the primary, and Cassidy needs that to defeat Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. Though Palin and Robertson are sometimes controversial figures outside the most conservative circles, political observers believe Cassidy is doing the right thing by aligning himself with the right wing of the party to earn that support. LSU political scientist Robert Hogan said...
  • John Dean: Will a Woman Be Sent to the White House in 2016? Let’s Hope! (Hurl, you will)

    11/14/2014 6:38:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Justia's Verdict Blog ^ | November 14, 2014 | John Dean, former Counsel to the President
    Political prognostications are a risky business. But I have been thinking about what the Republicans might do if Hillary Clinton announces in early 2015 (since she has indicated that is when she will make her decision) that she is running for president. While Republicans dislike this prospect because they know she might win, not to mention take most of the available oxygen out of the race along the way, they understand that they have no woman in their ranks who is qualified to be president, and it is a stretch to say they even have a woman qualified to be...
  • Chris Parker goes toe-to-toe with Tea Party (Compares to KKK and the John Birch Society)

    11/14/2014 2:28:39 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Scarlet & Black, The Grinnell College Newspaper ^ | November 14, 2014 | Jon Sundby
    Chris Parker, a political science professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, spoke at Grinnell on Tuesday, Nov. 11, about his recent book “Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America.” Parker’s talk revolved around the rise and identity of the Tea Party within the American political system, with a particular emphasis on the psychology behind the movement. Besides the unique and relevant nature of his book, Parker was invited to speak at Grinnell given his connections with the College. Fourteen years ago, Parker received a fellowship through the Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal...
  • Sarah Palin, 'Duck Dynasty' to rally in Louisiana [Maness as well for Cassidy]

    11/13/2014 5:03:08 PM PST · by topher · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | 13-November-2014 | By Ashley Killough,
    (CNN) -- As Rep. Bill Cassidy wages a runoff campaign against Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, he'll get some in-person support this weekend from Sarah Palin and "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson.
  • Status of Alaska Senate race (no updates for 36 hours)

    11/13/2014 12:51:52 PM PST · by CatOwner · 26 replies
    Self
    Does anyone have any idea why the election results for the Alaska Senate race (and all other races in that state) haven't been updated since Tuesday night? They managed to go through a little over 20,000 ballots on Tuesday, but nothing else since. It sounds like they have anywhere from 20,000 to 35,000 more ballots to count. Did they announce they would continue the counting at a later date?
  • Four Times Obamacare Advocates Admitted It Will Kill Old People

    11/12/2014 8:38:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 12, 2014 | Ben Shapiro, Senior Editor-At-Large
    While Obamacare’s proponents continue to insist that the program presents no threat to Americans’ healthcare, new comments from Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber demonstrate that Obamacare was designed to do just that. Gruber stated: You get a law which said healthy people are going to pay in, it made explicit that healthy people pay and sick people get money, it would not have passed…Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage and basically, you know, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical to get this thing to pass. In other words,...
  • Sarah Palin to campaign for Bill Cassidy

    11/12/2014 6:24:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | November 12, 2014 | Burgess Everett
    Sarah Palin did not support Rep. Bill Cassidy during Louisiana’s Senate jungle primary last week. But now that it’s between Cassidy and Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, the former Alaska governor is changing her tune. The 2008 vice-presidential nominee plans to appear alongside Cassidy, “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson and defeated conservative Senate candidate Rob Maness at a GOP unity rally on Saturday afternoon in Monroe, according to a source familiar with the event. The Palin visit follows a Monday event with Maness, Cassidy and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in Baton Rouge. Palin supported Maness in the primary and predicted that...