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  • Obama assures Israel he's a friend

    07/23/2008 12:18:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 155+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 7/23/08 | Caren Bohan
    SDEROT, Israel (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama assured Israel and its U.S. Jewish supporters on Wednesday he was a friend who would not press for peace concessions that would compromise its security. Hailing Israel as a "miracle," he vowed staunch support and held only a low-profile meeting with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank. Obama, seeking to allay wariness among some U.S. Jewish voters about his policy towards Israel, flew to Sderot, a town hit by rockets fired from the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, saying he hoped to bring peace but would not dictate the terms of...
  • Obama Shows Hawkish Side On Mideast Trip (MSM Cheerleaders trying to make Obama look tough)

    07/22/2008 12:42:38 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 35 replies · 178+ views
    CBS ^ | 7/22/2008 | Brian Montopoli
    Not long after he touched down at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Saturday, Barack Obama posed for pictures with three American officials, a pair of military men in uniform, and one rather imposing statue of a bald eagle. It was an ideal photo opportunity for a candidate looking to convince skeptics of his patriotism - just 37 percent of voters identified Obama as "very patriotic" in a recent CBS News/New York Times poll - and his toughness when it comes to foreign policy. And it was typical of the images that have come out of Obama's visit to the...
  • Obama Shows Hawkish Side On Mideast Trip [Puff piece time........]

    07/22/2008 10:13:28 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 17 replies · 126+ views
    Obama Shows Hawkish Side On Mideast Trip July 22, 2008 (CBS) This story was written by CBSNews.com political reporter Brian Montopoli.Not long after he touched down at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Saturday, Barack Obama posed for pictures with three American officials, a pair of military men in uniform, and one rather imposing statue of a bald eagle. It was an ideal photo opportunity for a candidate looking to convince skeptics of his patriotism - just 37 percent of voters identified Obama as "very patriotic" in a recent CBS News/New York Times poll - and his toughness when it...
  • Denver rids parks of homeless meals; charity says DNC is to blame

    07/15/2008 1:09:30 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies · 91+ views
    The Colorado Independent ^ | July 15, 2008 | Naomi Zeveloff
    You are welcome here. That's the message that Denver officials say they hope to convey to its homeless community as the Democratic National Convention approaches. No one will be swept or bused out of the city in an effort to "clean up" Denver during the event. But some homeless advocates say that a city program makes the homeless feel particularly unwelcome in public parks, and that the city plans to empty parks of the homeless before the convention. Called Come On In, the program, which was launched in 2006, urges charities that serve outdoor meals to the homeless to move...
  • Obama team mulling speech at Brandenburg Gate

    07/06/2008 5:19:38 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 58 replies · 99+ views
    The Local ^ | 7/6/08
    Democratic US presidential candidate Barack Obama has requested permission to give an address at the Brandenburg Gate when he visits Berlin later this month, according to German media reports. Although it's still not official, various German media are reporting that Obama's team has contacted the Berlin Senate to discuss the possibility of the presidential hopeful delivering an outdoor speech in front of the famous landmark. It would likely be his only public speech during an upcoming European tour which is set to include stops in Germany, France and the UK. If permission is granted, the address would be loaded with...
  • COAST TO COAST AM - guest is from 5th dimension and doesn't need food or water (really)

    05/04/2007 10:28:05 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 56 replies · 1,979+ views
    coast to coast ^ | 5-4-07 | dfu
    Listen and comment. If you don't have a local affiliate, listen online --- http://www.coasttocoastam.com/ Whackjob George told the guy he almost believes him. This is even worse than last night's guest who channeled some aliens and who hated Bush.
  • Why I am not voting Republican this fall [because I'm a retread zotted troll]

    09/23/2006 9:42:15 PM PDT · by Tiger007 · 352 replies · 4,631+ views
    SmallGovTimes.com ^ | 09/23/2006 | William Calhoun
    A friend of mine recently was surprised when I told him that I am not voting Republican this fall. "You are one of the most conservative people I know," he said. "Exactly," I said, "and that is precisely why I am not voting Republican." For me, illegal immigration has been the final straw. And the GOP's recent decision to pull funding from Randy Graf's campaign shows the writing on the wall: CONSERVATIVES, YOU ARE NOT WELCOME IN THE GOP. Of course, the GOP will take conservatives' votes and money, but if a real conservative runs for office, he almost certainly...
  • Clinton Says Democrats Can't Be Afraid to Take on Tough Issues

    10/29/2005 8:27:15 PM PDT · by ncountylee · 50 replies · 1,121+ views
    ap.tbo ^ | Oct 29, 2005 | Liz Austin
    AUSTIN (AP) - Democrats can't be afraid to talk about hot-button issues, including abortion, and should fight back against personal attacks from conservatives if they want to regain power in Washington, former President Bill Clinton said Saturday. "You can't say 'Please don't be mean to me. Please let me win sometimes.' Give me a break here," Clinton said. "If you don't want to fight for the future and you can't figure out how to beat these people then find something else to do." Clinton, whose 2004 memoir "My Life" was a best seller, drew roaring applause during his speech from...
  • Bill Clinton Caught Again

    10/09/2005 8:25:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies · 3,616+ views
    News Max ^ | October 9, 2005 | Staff
    Either Bill Clinton is not telling the truth now about the terrorist threat posed by Iraq during his administration - or he fibbed to the American people while he was in the White House. Clinton recently told his former staffer-turned TV commentator George Stephanopoulos that the U.S. government had "no evidence that there were any weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq. But a recent report in the The Weekly Standard headlined "Clinton Revisionism" unmasks Clinton's flip-flops over the Iraq weapons of mass destruction issue. For example, during an appearance on "Larry King Live" back in July 2003, the former president...
  • Kerry's Disclaimer (to his anti-Second Amendment wingnut base)

    10/22/2004 1:32:39 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 13 replies · 910+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 10/22/2004 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Kerry Would Have Done 'Almost Everything Differently' in Iraq

    09/01/2004 12:40:13 PM PDT · by kattracks · 105 replies · 2,026+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 9/01/04 | Melanie Hunter
    (CNSNews.com) - Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry Wednesday criticized President Bush's approach to the war in Iraq and the post-war reconstruction efforts, saying he would have done "almost everything differently." Speaking at the National American Legion in Nashville, Tenn., Kerry said the president had "no real plan for post-war political transition." "When it comes to Iraq, it's not that I would have done one thing differently. I would have done almost everything differently," the senator said. "I would have relied on American troops in Tora Bora, the best troops in the world, when we had Osama bin Laden in our...