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  • POLITICO poll exposes a Ron Paul vs. Sarah Palin split in the Tea Party movement

    04/19/2010 12:29:11 PM PDT · by pissant · 116 replies · 1,549+ views
    Examiner ^ | 4/19/10 | Ryan Witt
    The Tea Party is still in the infanct stage of development, and as such we are still learning exactly what the movement looks like. A recent poll by POLITICO/TargetPoint confirmed what many already thought about the Tea Party demographics. First, what unites the Tea Party is an intense anger against the growth of government and policies of the Obama administration. Three-quarters of Tea Party members believe that President Obama is driving a "socialist agenda." The bad news for Republicans is that this anger extends to them as well. Three-fourths of Tea Party members said they wished to send a message...
  • The Problem With Palin

    04/19/2010 5:52:15 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 530 replies · 5,826+ views
    American Spectator ^ | April 19, 2010 | Quin Hillyer
    Sarah Palin, 55 percent unfavorable poll ratings notwithstanding, is a political phenomenon the likes of which American public life rarely has seen. There's something distinctive, something deeply personal, about the way her legions of strong supporters rush not just to defend her but to counter-attack any and all of her critics. Palin has a way of establishing a sense of connectedness with her backers -- such a strong, attitudinal sense that she is not just like them but one of them -- that she has created what amounts to a one-woman, conservative "identity politics" writ very, very large. Yet if...
  • Internet Radio Host Out Of Jail, Speaking Out

    04/15/2010 9:45:41 PM PDT · by rond · 35 replies · 2,881+ views
    KSPR ^ | April 15, 2010 | KSPR
    A woman who calls herself a "hardcore street activist" and "psycho babe" of internet radio is accused of locking her daughters out of her house because they wouldn't do what they were told. Christie Czajkowski, 37, is charged with five felonies in Taney County: -Two counts of felony child abuse -Two counts of endangering the welfare of a child -One count of resisting arrest On Thursday, Taney County Judge, Tony Williams, reduced her bond from $50,000 to $10,000. Two hours after her bond reduction hearing, Czajkowski posted bond and left the jail. KSPR talked to Czajkowski about the charges ...
  • Palin drops the other shoe (Alan Keyes)

    04/13/2010 11:43:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 229 replies · 4,216+ views
    AIP / Loyal to Liberty ^ | 2010-04-12 | Alan Keyes
    Recently I ran across a video interview in which Sarah Palin enthusiastically declares "I support Michael Steele…I think he's doing a great job. Michael Steele is an outsider. The machine, I think, is tough to penetrate--I think it's been good to have an independent outsider trying to create some change in the Republican Party." Michael Steele has from the first day of his tenure been a spokesman for the RINO, pro-abortion, amoral, 'money is god' elite minority that presently controls the Republican Party. The statement that Steele is an outsider is an outright lie. He has for some years now...
  • Karl Rove Has to Be Kidding (Southern Avenger) (GOP is using and abusing conservatives)

    04/10/2010 11:10:39 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 27 replies · 1,169+ views
    American Conservative ^ | April 8, 2010 | Jack Hunter aka Southern Avenger
    Why in the hell is Karl Rove on my TV? Why is Karl Rove on my radio? Why is Karl Rove on anywhere? Unless he’s on trial or being interrogated, I can’t imagine of what possible use this George W. Bush relic could be to conservatives and yet he’s everywhere, hocking his book “Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight,” a title as credibly right-wing as Stephen Colbert and as historically accurate as the movie “Titanic.” Craig Shirley and former Reagan official Donald Devine summed up Rove’s duplicity well in this week’s Washington Post: “From William...
  • McCain and Palin: Reunited and Feeling Good ("I support his position on immigration")

    03/30/2010 8:46:15 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 542 replies · 5,816+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2010-03-27
    (snip) VAN SUSTEREN: Governor Palin, if you were vice president today, what would you be telling a President McCain about what to do about immigration, if anything? PALIN: I support his position on immigration. It all comes down to securing the border. And he who has actually proposed some solutions, the Obama administration does not want to listen to Senator McCain or any other Republican, and that, of course, leads to a greater problem that we have in Washington, D.C. And it's that lack of the new administration's ability and enthusiasm for listening to those on the other side of...
  • Sarah Palin: Just another whiny liberal claiming victimization

    03/09/2010 9:17:09 PM PST · by pissant · 152 replies · 2,586+ views ^ | 3/9/10 | Paul Mulshine
    On her blog, Elizabeth Wright offers an excellent analysis of the mass hysteria that is the Sarah Palin phenomenon. Wright is a black conservative who specializes in debunking the sense of victimhood that so many black leaders love to employ to their advantage. She argues that the many wannabe conservatives who are Palin fans are employing the same tactic. They invoke the liberal sense of victimhood in her defense. That of course is the essence of the Palin cult. It consists of people who feel that they're being put upon by their betters. It never occurs to these characters to...
  • Pentagon Shooter: Anti-Bush Nut Case and 9/11 Truther

    03/04/2010 10:42:16 PM PST · by TruthHound · 176 replies · 5,578+ views
    There was a shooting just outside the Pentagon today, at a security checkpoint. Two cops were injured; breaking reports say the suspect, J. Patrick Bedell, has died. The suspect, believed to be a U.S. citizen, walked up to a security checkpoint at the Pentagon in an apparent attempt to get inside the massively fortified Defense Department headquarters, at about 6:40 p.m. local time. “He just reached in his pocket, pulled out a gun and started shooting” at point-blank range, Keevill said. “He walked up very cool. He had no real emotion on his face.” The Pentagon officers returned fire with...
  • Analysis of Ron Paul's CPAC Straw Poll Victory (my title)

    02/22/2010 6:39:17 AM PST · by statestreet · 19 replies · 521+ views
    The Judge Report ^ | February 22, 2010 | Robert N. Going
    For the most part, CPAC ran smoothly, but there's one thing they don't do well, and that's straw polls. In 2008 Romney stacked it by purchasing many, many CPAC tickets for his friends. I don't know how they did it previously, but this year voting was cut off at noon on Friday, before probably half of the attendees were credentialed. As a result, only about 25% of the attendees voted (2,500 out of 10,000), so those who like work for a living and could only come for the big events on Saturday, didn't get counted. But ALL the Ron Paul...
  • US conservatives prefer Paul to Palin: poll

    02/21/2010 7:20:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 71 replies · 1,458+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 2/21/10 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – A straw poll of US conservative activists saw Texas congressman Ron Paul emerge as the preferred Republican presidential candidate to run against President Barack Obama in 2012. Some 31 percent of the more than 2,000 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) attendees who participated in the poll voted for the outspoken libertarian. Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, John McCain's running mate in 2008, came in third with 7.0 percent, some way behind former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (22 percent), who had won the CPAC poll for the last three years. There were boos among the crowd as the...
  • Medina blames rivals for 9/11 remarks fallout

    02/12/2010 3:19:54 PM PST · by humblegunner · 117 replies · 2,067+ views
    Houston Chronicle via AP ^ | Feb. 12, 2010, 4:34PM | MICHAEL GRACZYK
    HOUSTON — Republican gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina, reeling from her remarks that questioned whether the U.S. government was involved in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, on Friday blamed the ensuing firestorm on a “coordinated attack” that she speculated came from the campaigns of her better-known GOP rivals.
  • Debra Medina (TX Gov. Candidate) On Glenn Beck Tomorrow

    02/10/2010 12:16:08 PM PST · by agondonter · 147 replies · 2,112+ views
    9.12 Project | 2/10/2010 | Jared Law
    Debra Medina (TX Gov. Candidate) On Glenn Beck Tomorrow * Posted by Jared Law on February 10, 2010 at 9:14am in 9.12 Project Candidates Glenn Beck just announced that Debra Medina (R-TX) is within a few points of Kay Bailey Hutchison, and what I took from the way he worded it was that he is suggesting that she MAY be the real deal, and that she MAY be the candidate that the Tea Party Movement (9.12 Project Included, one must assume) has been looking for. There has been so much discussion of Debra Medina here on The 9.12 Project Network,...
  • The legal fiction that states can nullify US law persist in Texas

    02/07/2010 6:15:41 AM PST · by wolfcreek · 829 replies · 11,703+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 2.6.2010 | Sanford Levinson
    An unexpected feature of this year's gubernatorial race is the revival of certain political notions identified with early American history. Republican candidate Debra Medina in particular has made nullification a major aspect of her campaign, both in her two debates with U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Gov. Rick Perry and on her Web site, which includes, under the label "Restore Sovereignty," the message that the U.S. Constitution "divides power between the federal and state governments and ultimately reserves final authority for the people themselves. Texas must stop the over reaching federal government and nullify federal mandates in agriculture, energy,...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: (RINO) Brown to campaign for (RINO) McCain (will be followed by Sarah)

    02/07/2010 5:09:07 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 91 replies · 1,788+ views
    (CNN) - The newest member of the Senate will soon hit the 2010 campaign trail for Arizona Sen. John McCain. A McCain source confirms Sen. Scott Brown, R-Massachusetts, will campaign with the 2008 Republican presidential nominee in early March. McCain is facing a primary challenge from former Rep. J.D. Hayworth. (snip) Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin will also hit the campaign trail for McCain at the end of March.
  • Another RNC Beg Letter

    12/19/2009 11:36:30 AM PST · by Noumenon · 40 replies · 879+ views
    The RNC ^ | December 4, 2009 | Michael Steele
    The head weasel at the RNC tells that I have a choice to make. To whit: 'Will Barack Obama continue to have Nancy Pelosi/Harry Reid majorities in Concress to ram through his radical leftist agenda of curtailed freedoms and government expansion, or... ...will our Party's commonsense conservative candidates prevail next November and roll back the left-wing gains that are threatening our prosperity and liberty?' Well, you have to admire their sheer nerve and effrontery in making this sort of play for my wallet. The letter mentions New Jersey and Virginia as signal victories, but they somehow forgot to mention their...
  • Crisis and Revolution in the Republican Party

    05/17/2008 7:48:36 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 18 replies · 179+ views
    MWC NEWS ^ | 17 MAY 2008 | Jacob G. Hornberger
    With their third straight loss of a House seat in a special election, Republicans are discovering that they’re in crisis. Well, duh! After all, here you have a political party that preaches the old libertarian mantra of “free enterprise, private property, and limited government” while embracing and supporting such socialist, interventionist, and imperial programs as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, income taxation, the drug war, paper money, the Federal Reserve, the war on immigrants, the war on poverty, torture, wars of aggression, military occupations, kidnapping and rendition, suspension of habeas corpus, and denial of due process of law, right to counsel,...
  • Nevada GOP's state convention shut down early (Ron Paul)

    04/27/2008 2:11:08 PM PDT · by dayglored · 124 replies · 362+ views Political Ticker ^ | Sun Apr 27, 2008 | (none)
    RENO, Nevada (AP) — Outmaneuvered by raucous Ron Paul supporters, Nevada Republican Party leaders abruptly shut down their state convention and now must resume the event to complete a list of 31 delegates to the GOP national convention. Outnumbered supporters of expected Republican presidential nominee John McCain faced off Saturday against well-organized Paul supporters. A large share of the more than 1,300 state convention delegates enabled Paul supporters to get a rule change positioning them for more national convention delegate slots than expected. "I've seen factions walk out. I've never seen a party walk out," said Jeff Greenspan, regional coordinator...
  • Bailing Out Banks[Ron Paul]

    04/14/2008 1:18:51 PM PDT · by BGHater · 14 replies · 102+ views ^ | 13 Apr 2008 | Ron Paul
    There has been a lot of talk in the news recently about the Federal Reserve and the actions it has taken over the past few months. Many media pundits have been bending over backwards to praise the Fed for supposedly restoring stability to the market. This interpretation of the Fed's actions couldn't be further from the truth. The current market crisis began because of Federal Reserve monetary policy during the early 2000s in which the Fed lowered the interest rate to a below-market rate. The artificially low rates led to overinvestment in housing and other malinvestments. When the first indications...
  • Minnesota District Conventions: "Ron Paul backers 'hijack' delegates"

    04/06/2008 9:20:12 PM PDT · by Minnesocold · 92 replies · 329+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/6/08 | Andy Barnett
    BLAINE, Minn. – Ron Paul supporters shook things up in at least three of Minnesota's congressional district conventions yesterday when they captured nearly all of the national delegates and alternates for the Republican National Convention this fall. There was controversy at Minnesota's 6th Congressional District Convention. The district covers part of the Twin Cities metro area and extends to the west and into nearby St. Cloud, Minn. Paul supporters were accused of dirty tricks. "They hijacked the convention," said Jeff Johnson who serves as Minnesota's Senate District 15 co-chairman. Two out of three national delegates elected were Ron Paul supporters...
  • Ron Paul Supporters Set Sights on Influencing Texas GOP

    04/05/2008 2:36:03 PM PDT · by anymouse · 10 replies · 61+ views
    Austin American-Stateman ^ | April 3, 2008 | W. GARDNER SELBY
    Paul backers won control of GOP confabs in Austin, Victoria. Want a fresh political surprise? How about supporters of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul for president staking a lasting claim in the Republican Party of Texas? As Democrats tussled over their presidential candidates at recent regional conventions, Paul backers unexpectedly took control of a GOP convention in Austin and the Victoria County convention. The results at Travis County's state Senate District 25 convention left old-guard Republicans wondering who lost the party's car keys — and worse. Gail Suttle, active in GOP circles since the 1980s, watched the takeover in horror. Suttle...
  • [Ron]Paul Concedes Race, Sort Of

    02/09/2008 4:09:04 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 281 replies · 443+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 9, 2008 | Ariel Alexovich
    In a message to supporters sent just before 11 p.m. Friday night, Representative Ron Paul, a long-shot G.O.P. candidate from Texas, basically conceded that he’s not going to win the party’s nomination. That said, he’s scaling back his campaign — but not entirely. He said: With Romney gone, the chances of a brokered convention are nearly zero. But that does not affect my determination to fight on, in every caucus and primary remaining, and at the convention for our ideas, with just as many delegates as I can get. But with so many primaries and caucuses now over, we do...
  • Robotrolling For Paul

    01/22/2008 10:22:08 AM PST · by jdm · 9 replies · 110+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Jan. 22, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    I just received a strange polling call. Without any announcement of who or what prompted the call, a robopoll looking for my presidential preference asked me to select from the slate of Republican candidates. After answering the single question, it disconnected me. No demographic questions were asked, and no explanation of the poll's sponsor was given even at the end. I checked out my caller-ID, which gave the following phone number: 877-766-7285. That takes callers to the Ron Paul for President Campaign call center. I guess we know what Paul does with the donations he received. It's curious, though, that...
  • Muslims discover Ron Paul (Anti-Zionists encouraged to register republican and send Paul money)

    11/19/2007 6:00:13 AM PST · by tlb · 254 replies · 496+ views ^ | November 18, 2007 | mariahussain
    After the Republican debate on Tuesday evening in Dearborn, Mich., a reporter from the Arab-American News asked Ron Paul what he thought of the term “Islamic fascism.” “It’s a false term to make people think we’re fighting Hitler,” Paul responded. “It’s war propaganda designed to generate fear so that the war has to be spread.” The call has gone out to all the Muslim Americans to hurry up and register to vote Republican so that they can vote in the Republican Primary to support Ron Paul, the anti-interventionist, non-isolationist candidate for President of the United States. Muslims are opening their...
  • Are Ron Paul Supporters Real?

    11/07/2007 5:54:10 AM PST · by theothercheek · 382 replies · 689+ views
    Blogger News Network ^ | November 7, 2007
    Second-tier presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) pulled off a first-rate fundraising coup, netting $4.3 million in online contributions from 38,000 donors in a single day, bringing his total haul to $7.3 million in 4Q 2007. No other Republican comes close to Paul’s 24-hour feat, but Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has him beat at $6.2 million. Paul supporters flashed their cash in honor of Guy Fawkes Day, which commemorates the would-be assassin of England’s King James I on Nov. 5, 1605. Guy Fawkes was also the inspiration the novel-turned-movie "V for Vendetta," in which the lead character takes on a...
  • Ron Paul Wins Debate but Republicans Won't Gamble on Him

    09/06/2007 10:52:38 AM PDT · by freedomdefender · 394 replies · 5,051+ views ^ | Sept 6, 2007 |
    Ron Paul clearly won the Republican presidential debate last night held in New Hampshire. Viewers were asked to text in their thoughts on who won the debate, Ron Paul received 34%, Giuliani 17%, all others lower. Fred Thompson who did not appear at the debate was clearly the largest loser as his pro-war stance and republican hard line talking points seem to be not what the people are looking for. Sean Hannity, Fox News pundit, was clearly upset with the results and deliberately ridiculed Congressman Ron Paul. Although outpacing all other candidates by a 2-1 margin, it was clear that...
  • Ten Questions for Ron Paul

    06/02/2007 8:14:35 PM PDT · by JillValentine · 159 replies · 3,208+ views
    6-2-2007 | JillValentine
    Lately, there has been a growing movement on Free Republic to support the Presidential candidacy of Ron Paul. His supporters claim that he is the only true conservative candidate, and that Duncan Hunter, Tom Tancredo, Fred Thompson, etc. are not conservatives. While Paul may have some good ideas regarding domestic issues, his foreign policy ideas are downright dangerous. Here are ten questions for him that I would like to see answered. 1. AFGHANISTAN We all know your position on Iraq. But what is your position on the war in Afghanistan? Do you demand an immediate withdrawal of all troops there?...