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  • Sen. Ted Cruz, ’16 Presidential Hopeful, Woos New York Jewish Donors – UPDATED

    11/26/2014 12:32:51 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    New York Observer ^ | November 25, 2014 | Ken Kurson
    UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect the correct location of the meeting between Mr. Cruz and Mr. Adelson, as well as a different characterization of the results of that meeting. Jewish life in New York is dominated by ritual. Holidays. A pastrami reuben on a hero at Katz’s. The reading of holy books in cycles that take a year (the Torah) or seven and a half years (the Talmud). And just as reliably, there’s the ritual of presidential candidates sniffing around for dough right after the midterm elections. That last one got going in earnest yesterday and today,...
  • [From Nov. 2, 2011] Rand Paul Defends Herman Cain – Complains that Women Can’t Take a Joke

    10/18/2014 6:55:44 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 31 replies
    So Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), who likes to tie women up and leave them in a creek is complaining that women are entirely too sensitive these days, that “they can’t take a joke.” As he told the National Review “There are people now who hesitate to tell a joke to a woman in the workplace, any kind of joke, because it could be interpreted incorrectly. I don’t. I’m very cautious.”
  • Immigration-reform chump change

    06/22/2012 10:40:11 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 2 replies
    The Star Democrat (Maryland) ^ | June 22, 2012 | Esther Cepeda
    If you believe the headlines, President Barack Obama has gotten back into the good graces of Latino voters by deferring the deportation of tens of thousands of young people. But any reasonable voter who actually thinks this is a meaningful and substantive move by Obama is, frankly, a chump. . . . . . . . . . Obama has told Hispanic audiences time and again that he feels "very strongly" about immigration reform. But, in fact, he has never spent much of his limited political capital on it.
  • No One Left to Pander To (Not even Obama can buy the votes of over half the country)

    06/19/2012 4:31:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/19/2012 | Mona Charen
    In 1999, Christopher Hitchens penned an acid reflection on the presidency of Bill Clinton, titled No One Left to Lie To. The verdict on the presidency of Barack Obama, at least during this campaign season, might be “No One Left to Pander To.” In three and a half years, we’ve gone from the “audacity of hope” to the “shameless palm grease.” Shaken by the polls, and unable to tout his accomplishments in office, the president has instead targeted giveaways to particular constituencies of the Democratic party. We’ve gone from soaring to squalid. Women got free contraceptives and the invitation to...
  • Rubio hopes to pass DREAM Act alternative by end of summer

    05/07/2012 11:15:27 AM PDT · by Theoria · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07 May 2012 | Daniel Strauss
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) aims to have his alternative to the DREAM Act proposal on paper in the next few weeks and passed by the end of the summer. "Our goal is to pass something this summer in time for kids who plan to go to school this fall," Rubio press secretary Alex Conant said Monday. Rubio's proposal would provide non-immigrant visas to illegal immigrants' children who attend college or serve in the military. "So just like lots of people come to the United States on work visas or on student visas or tourism visas or whatever, this would be...
  • Jimmy Fallon to Host a Very Obama Special!

    04/23/2012 6:15:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    While Mitt Romney "considers" Lorne Michael's offer to host SNL, Barack Obama is preparing for a Late Night comedy take-over!! Next Tuesday Jimmy Fallon will host a special President Obama-themed episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The episode will be filmed live from the swing state Obama lusts for University of North Carolina, instead of where he doesn't need votes the show's NYC studio.
  • Texas Tea Party activists to Perry: Hey, what about our borders?

    09/20/2011 9:58:41 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 113 replies · 1+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 9/20/2011 | Michelle Malkin
    GOP presidential front-runner Rick Perry was in New York today delivering a speech in defense of Israel’s sovereignty. Back at home, Texas Tea Party activists had their own press conference to call attention to Perry’s inattention to home state border and sovereignty issues:Texas Tea Party leaders are unhappy with Gov. Rick Perry’s immigration-related positions and want him to call another special legislative session to give state lawmakers a third opportunity to ban sanctuary cities.**snip** More from the Texas Tea Party: “My father migrated from Mexico, legally, and became a U.S. citizen. He came to the US because he knew the...
  • Cash for Pumpers

    06/24/2011 7:15:01 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 6/24/2011 | Jeffrey Folks
    On Thursday the President announced that he would release 30 million barrels of oil from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. The immediate effect on world markets was to knock the oil price down by over $4 a barrel. But many experts question the wisdom -- and the timing -- of the move. Clearly, the timing of the withdrawal was politically motivated. Any reduction in the price of gas at the pump is going to be popular, especially with Obama's political base and with independents who are key to his reelection. The problem is that, like every other form of stimulus...
  • More Than 50 U.S. Churches Agree to Hold Koran Readings

    05/18/2011 6:50:57 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 34 replies
    Logan's Warning ^ | May 18, 2011 | Christopher Logan
    ... far too many Americans who identify themselves as “Christians” are taking the easy way out and bowing down to Islam, in an effort to avoid a conflict that has been raging for 1400 years. A conflict in which Christians are clearly losing! Pulpit pals: Christians, Jews, Muslims plan shared worship BY ADELLE M. BANKS Religious and human rights activists are asking U.S. churches to invite Jewish and Muslim clergy to their sanctuaries to read from sacred texts next month in an initiative designed to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. The June 26 initiative, called “Faith Shared: Uniting in Prayer and Understanding,”...
  • Weiner's Social Security scam

    03/21/2011 4:13:22 AM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 21, 2011 | Editorial
    Democrats never miss an opportunity to pander to older voters by demagoguing on Social Security -- and Brooklyn Rep. Anthony Weiner seems only too glad to lead the way. Weiner, who dreams of becoming mayor, has introduced a bill to require a two-thirds majority in Congress to enact any changes in Social Security -- a near-impossible hurdle. His goal: to "defend" an entitlement system he insists is "fiscally responsible" and fundamentally sound. "We shouldn't assume the program is on the brink of collapse just because Republicans say it is," Weiner wrote last year -- even as Social Security reached the...
  • Former Hertz employees sue company over special "prayer breaks" given only to Muslims

    12/04/2009 5:56:44 AM PST · by La Lydia · 34 replies · 1,498+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | December 4, 2009
    <p>As important as the outcome of this case is the precedent it could set for extending special treatment to Muslim employees to the exclusion of others -- essentially creating a second class of employees: workplace dhimmis. "Hertz sued over Muslim prayers," from (News Service That May Not Be Named)...Hertz Global Holdings Inc., the second-largest U.S. rental car company, was sued by former employees who say its policy of allowing Muslims to take daily prayer breaks discriminates against non-Muslim workers. Katie Barkley and Shirley Harris, who worked as part-time drivers moving Hertz cars from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to other locations, claim Muslim employees were given as many as three paid, 15-minute prayer breaks each shift while non-Muslim employees were denied equal time off, according to the suit filed Nov. 30 in federal court in Atlanta.</p>
  • Caption ObamaDodd Campaign Train

    10/23/2009 2:42:34 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 34 replies · 1,452+ views
    U.S. President Barack Obama (L) walks with U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) to Marine One on the tarmac at New York's JFK Airport, October 23, 2009. Obama flew to Connecticut to attend a fundraiser on Friday for Dodd. U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Senator Chris Dodd (L) meet with Bruce Moore, owner of Eastern Land Management in Stamford, Connecticut, October 23, 2009.
  • Stmt of AG Eric Holder on DOJ's Outreach & Enforcement Efforts to Protect American Muslims

    06/05/2009 11:53:27 AM PDT · by callisto · 117 replies · 4,766+ views
    Dept of Justice ^ | June 4, 2009 | Eric Holder
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement relating to President Obama’s historic speech today in Cairo, Egypt: "The President's pledge for a new beginning between the United States and the Muslim community takes root here in the Justice Department where we are committed to using criminal and civil rights laws to protect Muslim Americans. A top priority of this Justice Department is a return to robust civil rights enforcement and outreach in defending religious freedoms and other fundamental rights of all of our fellow citizens in the workplace, in the housing market, in our schools and in the...
  • Clinton makes offer to North Korea, appeals to China

    02/14/2009 8:48:26 AM PST · by EagleUSA · 27 replies · 522+ views
    The Star / Online ^ | 02/14/2009 | not EagleUSA
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday offered North Korea a peace treaty, normal ties and aid if it eliminates its nuclear arms program and stressed her desire to work more cooperatively with China. Speaking ahead of a trip to Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and China next week, Clinton also said North Koreans deserved political rights, urged Myanmar to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and, in a comment that may irk Beijing, said Tibetans and all Chinese deserved religious freedom. Searching for a way to end North Korea's nuclear programs is likely to be...
  • 2 quick questions about expanding drilling...(Florida Dem Congresscriter panders!)

    08/07/2008 10:55:36 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 10 replies · 64+ views
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz email | 8/7/08 | Debbie Wasserman Schultz's publicity office
    There are several proposals being discussed in Washington and Tallahassee that would expand the areas on which oil companies could drill off of the coast of Florida. I support a moratorium against the expansion of offshore drilling and have written a column on this topic, a version of which ran last month in the Sun-Sentinel. That said, I am interested to know what you think about this topic, especially now that energy prices are increasing. Thank you for taking a moment to read this and for letting me know your opinion on this important issue.
  • Cantor - McCain's key to Jewish votes?

    08/05/2008 7:46:53 AM PDT · by MeanWestTexan · 66 replies · 226+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 5, 2008 | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    First John McCain enlisted the support of the country's only Jewish vice presidential nominee, Joe Lieberman, who ran on the Democratic ticket in 2000. Now he might tap a Jewish vice presidential choice of his own: Eric Cantor. The 45-year-old fourth-term congressman from Virginia has emerged as a serious - if still long-shot - candidate for the VP job in recent days, though the McCain campaign wouldn't confirm reports that Cantor has made the short list. Cantor, the House of Representative's chief deputy minority whip, is known as a rising star in the Republican party with a talent for fund-raising....
  • 'John Kennedy of our time'

    07/19/2008 7:52:37 AM PDT · by cardinal4 · 43 replies · 133+ views
    artorius castus blog ^ | 19 July 08 | News24
    Berlin - Obamania is all the rage ahead of next week's visit to Berlin, Paris and London by a man described in newspapers as a "John Kennedy of our time" and Europe's champion in the race for the White House.
  • Obama wearing a USMC T-shirt - clip on Fox News

    04/26/2008 5:08:08 AM PDT · by paterfamilias · 86 replies · 1,418+ views
    Fox News | April 26, 2008 | Me
    I just saw a clip on Fox News of Obama playing basketball, wearing a USMC T-shirt. Does anybody know the backstory on this?
  • Obama Interview: Change for Native Americans long overdue

    04/05/2008 7:44:47 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 49 replies · 261+ views
    missoulian.com ^ | 04/05/08 | JODI RAVE of the Missoulian
    Mike Gopher’s children made sure he had plenty of time to drive from the Flathead Reservation to Missoula Saturday morning to attend a campaign rally for U.S. Sen. Barack Obama. “My kids are even excited about this, and they’re young teenagers,” said Gopher, whose children are ages 11 and 13. “This morning they woke me up, "Are you ready Dad?’ ” Gopher, an Ojibwe, joined 8,000 people inside the Adams Center on the University of Montana campus for a 10 a.m. presidential campaign speech, while 500 others spilled into the football stadium, a mass of people who all seemed to...
  • Hillary Clinton: Hillary Clinton Statement On The Anniversary of the Little Rock Nine

    09/26/2007 7:46:50 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 10 replies · 128+ views
    allamericanpatriots ^ | 09/26/07 | Her Thighness
    9/25/2007 -- "What we saw here in Little Rock in the Fall of 1957 shocked us and changed us. Mothers and fathers across America saw in those nine children the vulnerability and promise of their own children. They saw in that hateful mob the ugliness of their own prejudices and fears. And they were forced to ask themselves: "Is that who I am? Is that who we are?" The brave men and women on this stage paid a high price for the answers to those questions. And we are all so grateful for their courage and their sacrifice. "Today, fifty...
  • WHY DEMOCRATS JUST ABSOLUTELY HATE BEING CALLED .....

    09/20/2007 9:47:55 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 132 replies · 698+ views
    Nealz Nuze/WSB Radio ^ | 20 September 2007 | Neal Boortz
    WHY DEMOCRATS JUST ABSOLUTELY HATE BEING CALLED ..... I've always being one who likes to get under the skin of the collective left, and glorioski, have I found a way to rattle Democrats. You just refer to their wonderful party as the Democrat Party! Lordy, does this put a burr in their thongs. Well .. now I think I've found out why! A buddy of mine at CNN (who, for obvious reasons, shall remain unnamed) provided me with some interesting information. Joseph J. Ellis wrote a book called "Founding Brothers, The Revolutionary Generation." I ordered my copy this morning. One...
  • We must win back Muslim voters says Hain (UK Labour Party Panders to Islam)

    05/16/2007 11:29:50 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 3 replies · 433+ views
    icWales.co.uk ^ | May 16 2007 | Tomos Livingstone
    We must win back Muslim voters says HainMay 16 2007 by Tomos Livingstone, Western Mail LABOUR needs to change tack on foreign policy to win back voters who deserted the party over the Iraq war, Peter Hain said last night. Welsh Secretary Mr Hain said “hundreds of thousands” of Muslims had been lost to Labour as a result of the worsening situation in Iraq. The Neath MP has in the past criticised the failings of US foreign policy under President Bush, but has rarely made a direct link between the invasion of Iraq and a waning of support for the...
  • Police: Corzine Driver Traveling at 91 MPH Seconds Before Crash

    04/17/2007 1:24:54 PM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 183 replies · 3,891+ views
    AP via WiNS Radio ^ | 4/17/07 | AP
    The SUV carrying Gov. Jon S. Corzine was traveling about 91 mph moments before it crashed, Superintendent of State Police Col. Rick Fuentes said Tuesday. The posted speed limit on the parkway is 65 mph. Meanwhile, Corzine remained in intensive care Tuesday at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he was flown Thursday after the Suburban he was riding in crashed into a guard rail on the Parkway. On his way from a speech in Atlantic City, Corzine was running late to a meeting between the Rutgers women's basketball team and radio host Don Imus, who had been fired earlier...
  • CORZINE INJURED IN PARKWAY CRASH

    04/13/2007 5:35:20 AM PDT · by randita · 71 replies · 1,857+ views
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | 4/13/07 | DEBORAH HOWLETT AND JOHN P. MARTIN
    CORZINE INJURED IN PARKWAY CRASH He has broken bones and breathing tube, faces months of rehab Friday, April 13, 2007 BY DEBORAH HOWLETT AND JOHN P. MARTIN Star-Ledger Staff Gov. Jon Corzine suffered numerous fractures to his leg, breastbone, collarbone and ribs last night when the SUV carrying him from Atlantic City to the governor's mansion swerved and bounced off a wayward vehicle along the Gar den State Parkway, then slammed into a guardrail, officials said. The state trooper driving the governor, and an aide to Corzine riding in the car, also were injured in the accident, which occurred shortly...
  • Obama Gets His History Wrong Again - At Selma (He lied thru his teeth)

    03/06/2007 6:01:00 AM PST · by pissant · 96 replies · 2,451+ views
    Sweetness and Light/ABC ^ | 3/5/07 | Steve Gilbert/Jake Tapper
    Sunday’s march in Selma, Ala., may have been a sacred commemoration of the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march of 1965, but beneath it all lurked raw politics, with Sens. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., competing fiercely for black voters. While local churches were packed with parishioners, just a few hundred yards apart on Martin Luther King Jr. Street, the rival Democratic presidential candidates made their pitches, both praising civil rights leaders for paving their way. “Don’t tell me I’m not coming home when I come to Selma, Ala. I’m here because somebody marched for our freedom. I’m here...
  • Protectionist Party? (Democrats were once free traders, and could be again)

    11/18/2006 3:31:50 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 17 replies · 452+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 18, 2006 | The Editors
    It's hard to recall now, but Democrats were once America's free trade party. Reed Smoot, Willis Hawley and Herbert Hoover--the President who signed their infamous 1930 tariff--were all Republicans. This history is worth recalling as resurgent Democrats in Congress debate whether to set off in a protectionist direction that repudiates much of their heritage. Amid the breakdown of the international trading system in the 1930s, the man who began to rebuild it was a Democratic Secretary of State, Cordell Hull. With FDR's support, he negotiated a series of bilateral trade deals that Harry Truman used as the basis for the...
  • REP. RANGEL BLASTS CHAVEZ: DON'T ATTACK MY PRESIDENT

    09/21/2006 10:18:07 AM PDT · by Blogger · 186 replies · 4,410+ views
    Drudge ^ | September 21, 2006 | Drudge Reporting
    RANGEL: AN ATTACK ON BUSH IS AN ATTACK ON ALL AMERICANS... 'You do not come into my country, my congressional district, and you do not condemn my president. If there is any criticism of President Bush, it should be restricted to Americans, whether they voted for him or not. I just want to make it abundantly clear to Hugo Chavez or any other president, but do not come to the United States and think because we have problems with our president that any foreigner can come to our country and not think that Americans do not feel offended when you...
  • Strip club king goes to church looking for votes

    07/17/2006 10:19:32 AM PDT · by The Lumster · 52 replies · 1,455+ views
    The ST. Petersburg Times ^ | July 17, 2006 | KEVIN GRAHAM
    TAMPA - It may have been the least likely place for a man who doesn't believe in God to receive a standing ovation, but it happened Sunday morning when Joe Redner went to church. Bishop Randy White, senior pastor at Without Walls International Church, invited the strip club owner to join him in the pulpit and talk about his campaign for the Hillsborough County Commission District 5 seat. "All right, he's not running for pastor. My job's not up," White jokingly told parishioners while introducing Redner, as their continued applause prompted Redner to stand and nod his head in thanks.
  • Romney Stands Firmly in Support of Marriage Potection Amendment

    06/06/2006 1:49:22 AM PDT · by Jeff Fuller · 38 replies · 791+ views
    Governor Mitt Romney has sent this letter to every member of the Senate encouraging them to Vote "Yes" on this landmark peice of legislation--the Marriage Protection Amendment (MPA). A few excerpts are below: "Americans are tolerant, generous, and kind people. We all oppose bigotry and disparagement, and we all wish to avoid hurtful disregard of the feelings of others. But the debate over same-sex marriage is not a debate over tolerance. It is a debate about the purpose of the institution of marriage. Attaching the word marriage to the association of same-sex individuals mistakenly presumes that marriage is principally a...
  • McCain: America must not lose Iraq war

    05/12/2006 7:59:01 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 19 replies · 2,159+ views
    News Advance ^ | May 13 2006 | Ron Brown
    U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, told a Liberty University gathering Friday afternoon that the United States cannot afford to lose the war in Iraq. McCain told about 150 invited guests attending a reception in his honor that insurgents in Iraq are trying to destroy America’s will to see the current military mission through to a successful conclusion. McCain came to Lynchburg Friday night and will deliver Liberty University commencement address this morning. McCain said there are signs that Iraq is starting to stabilize. He said some communities in Iraq are peaceful and that the Iraqi economy is starting to improve....
  • Savage Nation!!! Friday May 12, 2006

    05/12/2006 2:54:17 PM PDT · by fishtank · 95 replies · 1,774+ views
    Borders!!! Language!!! Culture!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Thursday May 11, 2006

    05/11/2006 3:00:23 PM PDT · by fishtank · 59 replies · 1,738+ views
    Dear Mr. President, Please defend our borders! Ask Congress to make English the solitary official language, and then sign the bill! Help us to maintain the distinctive American culture! Legal immigration: yes! Say "No!" to open borders, illegal aliens, globalism and the America-Mexico-Canada-NannyState!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Wednesday May 10, 2006

    05/10/2006 2:59:48 PM PDT · by fishtank · 71 replies · 2,280+ views
    Defending the borders! Speaking the language! Lifting the culture! It's the SAVAGE NATION!!!
  • Savage NATION Live Thread!!! Tuesday May 9, 2006

    05/09/2006 2:59:51 PM PDT · by fishtank · 64 replies · 3,656+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Just as few more minutes!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! May 2, 2006

    05/02/2006 3:07:13 PM PDT · by fishtank · 31 replies · 1,122+ views
    Let's kick it up!!!
  • A Growing, Confusing Market for Halal Food

    04/15/2006 10:44:30 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 43 replies · 833+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Mariam Jukaku
    Tapping into a growing Muslim American population, the market for food products lawful to eat under Islamic regulations has boomed, with some industry leaders predicting billions of dollars in U.S. sales. But different interpretations of what Muslims consider halal, or religiously sanctioned, has led to confusion, misunderstanding and even fraud, prompting some states to step in with regulations. Muslims pay a premium for religiously sanctioned foods, but definitions of halal differ. (By Lisa Billings -- Associated Press)
  • Howard (University Hospital) reports 2005 loss amid talks with city (Wash, DC)

    12/30/2005 5:36:29 AM PST · by pageonetoo · 10 replies · 677+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12/30/2005 | Jim McElhatton
    Howard University Hospital is coming off its worst financial year in a decade as it negotiates a deal with the District to build a $400 million medical complex in Southeast, according to documents obtained by The Washington Times. The hospital lost about $17.3 million in fiscal 2005 largely because of increasing operating costs and bad debt, according to records filed with D.C. Medicaid regulators. The filings were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. Howard financial administrators said the loss was the hospital's first since the mid-1990s. However, they expressed confidence that the hospital would return to profitability through restructuring...
  • Caption Kerry: Wearing his Boston Hat.

    10/28/2004 7:29:45 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 147 replies · 3,169+ views
    REUTERS ^ | 10-28-04 | Brian Snyder
    Thu Oct 28,10:15 AM ET Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry (news - web sites) wears a Boston Red Sox baseball cap while speaking at a campaign rally at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio October 28, 2004. The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals to win the 2004 World Series (news - web sites) the previous night. REUTERS/Brian Snyder US ELECTION
  • Kerry, in Ohio, Tries Average-Guy Look [Kerry buys a HUNTING LICENSE & Gets a new gun]

    10/17/2004 4:47:46 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 121 replies · 3,814+ views
    AP via miami herald ^ | 10-16-04 | MARY DALRYMPLE
    Sat Oct 16, 6:34 PM ET Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites), D-Mass.,visits the Village Grocery in Buchanan, Ohio, Saturday, October 16, 2004. He was there to buy a hunting license. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • PANDERING

    10/09/2004 2:35:15 PM PDT · by mindwest · 3 replies · 448+ views
    VetsforBush Commentary: In this debate Senator Kerry revealed a remarkable Freudian slip. Near the end in waffling over a question, Senator Kerry conditioned his response by saying that he didn’t want to be “Pandering.” (Do you remember the times he put on his most “sincere” face, put his hand on his heart, and said earnestly how he wanted to tell us “straight up.” That’s what cons say when they’re dying to sell us a lemon: “No really, this used car – and I’m telling you “straight up” – was only driven on Sundays.”) Pandering. That is exactly what Senator Kerry...
  • Kerry Doesn't Pander?

    10/09/2004 2:25:51 PM PDT · by RedLightBob · 2 replies · 385+ views
    09 Oct 04 | RedlightBob
    I nearly fell out of my chair last night during the debate when Senator Kerry stated that he wouldn't pander to the audience when asked about preventing job outsourcing. All John Kerry has been doing is pandering. In all my life, I have not seen a candidate be on so many sides of so many issues in so short a time. Let's see, where do we begin? [Just some of] Kerry's "Positions": Iraq/Regime Change: Kerry voted to authorize war. Later stated that even knowing Saddam possessed no WMD would support US action. Now states "wrong war, wrong time." BTW, this...
  • Bush nephew campaigns in Mexico

    08/20/2004 12:51:48 PM PDT · by ambrose · 6 replies · 494+ views
    AP ^ | 8/20
    (08-20) 10:57 PDT MEXICO CITY (AP) -- President Bush's young, Hispanic nephew and his bride are on the campaign trail -- in Mexico, where they are joining the increasingly vigorous battle for the votes of 1 million U.S. citizens living south of the border. George Prescott Bush -- whose father is Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and mother, Columba, is originally from Mexico -- was arriving late Friday for a four-day tour in support of his uncle's re-election campaign. The trip was paid for by the political nonprofit Republicans Abroad. The campaign for Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry also is courting...
  • Kerry Promises Hispanics Immigration Plan (Wants to make them citizens)

    07/10/2004 2:00:28 PM PDT · by South40 · 38 replies · 848+ views
    YahooNews ^ | Jul 10, 2004 | LIZ SIDOTI
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - John Kerry (news - web sites) promised Hispanics on Saturday that he would send Congress an immigration overhaul plan to make it easier for illegal immigrants to become citizens. "Today, our immigration system is broken," the Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee told a Hispanic advocacy group, the League of United Latin American Citizens. "In my first hundred days as president, I will send a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress," Kerry said, speaking by satellite relay to the LULAC national convention in San Antonio. Kerry spoke shortly before leaving for Raleigh, N.C., hometown of his vice presidential running...
  • Amnesty eyed for illegal aliens

    06/29/2004 10:32:52 PM PDT · by kattracks · 30 replies · 344+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6/30/04 | Stephen Dinan
    <p>PHOENIX -- Sen. John Kerry yesterday promised an amnesty for most illegal immigrants who have been in the United States for at least five years.</p> <p>"It is time to fulfill the promise of America, so that those who work hard and take responsibility and build a better life for them and their families, and live by the rules, and pay their taxes and raise their families have a right to share in America and its citizenship in the fullest," the Democratic candidate for president said.</p>
  • U.S. Sen. Clinton to speak at Detroit NAACP dinner

    01/27/2004 11:11:40 AM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 11 replies · 161+ views
    ap ^ | 1-27-04
    U.S. Sen. Clinton to speak at Detroit NAACP dinner The Associated Press 1/27/2004, 8:48 a.m. ET DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the 49th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner held by the NAACP's Detroit branch. Clinton, D-N.Y., will deliver the speech April 25. The dinner's theme: "Brown vs. The Board of Education 50 Years Later: Where do we go from here?" highlights the 1954 Supreme Court decision that determined that separate-but-equal schools for white and black students were unfair and unconstitutional. "We are honored to have Sen. Hillary Clinton as our...
  • 4 illegal aliens gang-rape woman in NYC

    01/18/2004 3:05:30 PM PST · by putupon · 54 replies · 216+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 17, 2004
    Victim: They attacked like 'pack of wild wolves in search of their prey' Four illegal aliens were among the five men who brutally gang-raped a New York City woman. The woman described her ordeal in a scathing letter to state Supreme Court Justice Randall Eng, saying the men carried out their attack like "a pack of wild wolves in search of their prey." "They punched me so hard that I was knocked to the floor," the 43-year-old victim wrote before Eng sentenced one of her attackers Thursday, Victor Cruz, to 21 years in prison, the New York Post reported. "They...
  • Bush trashing your liberty slower than the other guys

    01/18/2004 2:56:34 PM PST · by putupon · 208 replies · 190+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 17, 2004 | Kyle Williams
    Here we are on the outset of 2004, and the hope that President Bush would wrap up his first term with a conservative agenda is rapidly fading. From the beginning of his administration with the No Child Left Behind Act, the Patriot Act, and later with the Homeland Security bureaucracy and the farm bill, President Bush has abandoned his conservative base. Many conservatives were convinced that it was all a part of a grand political strategy and that when the Republicans took the Senate, all would be different. Unfortunately, nothing changed, except that more liberal legislation has been passed. I've...
  • Some in Dean's Camp are Let Down, Most Defend Him

    12/25/2003 11:37:27 AM PST · by Zechariah11 · 71 replies · 255+ views
    Blog for America ^ | 12/25/03 | Daphne, Dee, et. at
    Can someone verify whether Dean said this crap about Jesus or if it's a troll hoax. Sorry guys, but there's this little thing called separation of church and state. I don't care if Dean worships a maple tree in his yard - it shouldn't be a part of political speeches or policy. I find it hard to believe anyway, since Dean's consistently avoided this type of stuff. Besides, not everyone is Christian, remember? I hope it's not true. It would be a huge turnoff - enough to lose lots of support from committed Deansters. Posted by delphine ----------------------------------- I have...
  • I am a Conservative. Hear Me Roar!

    12/17/2003 9:21:49 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 102 replies · 293+ views
    I consider myself part of the base of the Republican party. I think everyone should own a gun. I think abortion should be outlawed, but I understand that at this point in time it will be difficult to accomplish. I think taxes should be cut, terrorists should be killed, and laws should be enforced. Government is a neccessary evil that we must deal with. It isn't my savior, and I shouldn't have to pay for it to be anyone else's either. Cut as much government spending as possible and force each person to be responsible for themselves. Once people realize...
  • the Month Before Christmas or Account of the Socialization of Medicine in the USA

    11/28/2003 8:28:36 AM PST · by putupon · 2 replies · 167+ views
    11-25-03 | putuon
    the Month Before Christmas or Account of the Socialization of Medicine in the U.S. of A. by putupon 'Twas a month before Christmas, in the Senate and House RepublicRATs were scheming, led by the White House; “Conservatism?” they asked, “Geezers’ votes aren’t there, Santa Bush has the answer; we’ll steal HillaryCare®!” As a taxpayer I had nestled all snug in my bed, Republicans ruled, I had nothing to dread; Conservatives in charge. Oh, how I did gloat; I put them in office, with my money and vote. But in the press there now arouse such a clatter, I read in...