Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $13,868
Woo hoo!! And the first 15% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Politics (Bloggers & Personal)

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • GQ: No Self Defense for You!

    10/13/2015 7:11:52 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    In a recent online article from GQ, disarmist writer Drew Magary says to "F*CK Ben Carson" because Dr. Ben Carson, the presidential candidate, dares to advocate defending oneself and others. ..the Good Doctor made it clear this week that he is not only willing to replicate Trump’s signature brand of hot-garbage-spewing, but he’ll say even DUMBER shit. Here is Carson from earlier in the week on the Oregon shooter: "Not only would I probably not cooperate with him, I would not just stand there and let him shoot me. I would say, ‘Hey, guys, everybody attack him. He may...
  • The planned takedown of Donald Trump

    10/13/2015 7:11:45 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 12 replies ^ | October 13, 2015 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The GOPe/Karl Rove strategy to take down Donald Trump has been given the name “Operation Hummingbird.” It places Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina on either side of the front runner and employs the media tactics of “Isolate-Ridicule-Marginalize” to do away with the formidable front-runner. Pay attention to the results of weekly and daily polls by watching who is doing the polling. Operation Hummingbird was the name of a neo-folk album released in 1999 by an artist who called himself “Death in June.” Remembering how Romney had been beaten up by the time the last Republican Convention rolled around, a decision...
  • Let’s Try Something New, Let’s Go Left

    10/13/2015 7:10:48 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-13-2015 | MOTUS
    Tonight Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders (along with others too small to mention) take to the stage for a “debate” being held at the Winn in Las Vegas. I note that CNN has been clear that they will not be pitting one candidate’s position against another. I rather thought that was the purpose of presidential debates.Butt I guess that format is considered a micro-aggression in Democrat debates, as it’s based on a debate structure invented by old white imperialists. (note: this rule does not apply to Republican debates, as they are all old white imperialists)Will the candidates be asked if...
  • How Rabbi-Led LGBT Clergy Are Supporting Black Lives Matter

    10/13/2015 7:02:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Forward ^ | October 12, 2015 | John A. Oswald
    Rabbi Debra Kolodny believes that Black Lives Matter is “one of the most critical movements of our day.” And she wants to transfer that belief into action. So Kolodny next weekend will lead a nationwide conference of LGBTQ clergy from all faiths to explore ways to actively support the activist group that exploded onto the national scene after several high-profile deaths of black men and women in confrontations with cops. “I’ve been active in the national LGBTQ religious movement for almost 20 years,” explained Kolodny. “For all that time our leadership has spoken of the need to embrace complexity and...
  • Activists protest at Providence Dunkin' Donuts in support of black lives matter movement

    10/13/2015 6:32:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    WJAR-TV ^ | October 12, 2015 | Matt Reed
    PROVIDENCE — Protestors marched in Providence Monday afternoon in support of the "black lives matter" movement. A group of about 50 people gathered outside of a Providence Dunkin' Donuts on Atwells Avenue, where an employee last week wrote "black lives matter" on a police officer's cup of coffee. For about an hour, they carried signs and posters in support of the movement. Several told NBC 10 News they believe the employee didn't do anything wrong. Activists also said they feel the Providence Police Union overreacted to the incident and that the phrase, "black lives matter," isn't anti-police, but pro-African American...
  • Contest Time!!! Guess the color of Hillary's pantsuit for the debate tonight!

    10/13/2015 5:05:06 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 81 replies
    one man's opinion...
    It's time for the BIG REVEAL!!! What color pantsuit will Her Thighness wear tonight? Will the orange crush outfit reappear? (it is, after all, the new black) Power red? Would she dare be THAT obvious? Or that canary yellow monstrosity? Then there's that green mess she wore to the Senate hearing ("What difference does it make?")...that resembled something my mother had a couch upholstered in 50 years ago..
  • 'Speaker Marsha Blackburn' Probably the Way to Go...

    10/13/2015 3:15:54 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 39 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 13 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    With unacceptable candidates Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan now smushed-up in our wheelwell, America's resurgent right rolls-on, retaining effective veto power over the Republican Party's choice of new leader in the US House as we all now contemplate wiser, far more palatable candidates. Darrell Issa always gave me high hopes with all his investigations- inquiries which never seem to result in nailing the bad guys to the wall. Isn't that a microcosm of today's weak-kneed Gee-Oh-Pee establishment? Lot of noise, but no effective challenge whatsoever? Alas, we need a dragon-slayer in the Speaker's seat, and Rep. Issa seems to lack the charisma and ability to punch-it-into-the-enzone...
  • NewsBusted 10/13/15

    10/12/2015 10:08:39 PM PDT · by 100American · 1 replies
    Biting commentary in a humorous delivery... Enjoy
  • Club for Growth says $1 million ad buy hurt Trump

    10/12/2015 7:45:48 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 55 replies
    A conservative economic organization says its anti-Donald Trump ad campaign is one reason for the billionaire's sinking numbers in Iowa. More than three weeks ago Club for Growth launched a $1 million TV buy in Iowa. The ad buy may have helped. In a new poll of likely Iowa caucus participants conducted by Basswood Research, Trump has fallen into second place behind Dr. Ben Carson, 21 to 16 percent. Marco Rubio is five points behind Trump in third place. The Hill reports the survey questioned 500 likely GOP caucus-goers and Club for Growth commissioned the poll.
  • Ted Cruz’s Katamari Strategy

    10/12/2015 7:51:58 PM PDT · by Isara · 15 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | October 12, 2015 | Erica Grieder
    Results from a straw poll of libertarian Republicans highlight the senator’s shrewdness. Even before the 2016 presidential election cycle began, most observers expected the race for the Republican nomination to be a war of attrition—especially compared to the Democratic primary, where Hillary Clinton was expected to enter the race as a nearly prohibitive frontrunner. And so back in March, when Ted Cruz announced his campaign for president, it was easy to infer that Texas’s junior senator would be planning for a long campaign that would leave him as the last candidate standing at the end of the GOP nomination fight....
  • Obama’s College Scorecard gets an “F” [Prominent Conservative Colleges Left Out]

    10/12/2015 7:42:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | October 10, 2015 | By Brianna Buczkowski
    In September, President Obama announced the College Scorecard which gave a lot of data on the nation’s colleges and universities, but left out information on the graduation rates of low-income students who receive federal aid. Now, that information–long demanded by Congress–has been released, but there’s just one problem with the data: it’s wrong. The figures released by the U.S. Department of Education focused on student’s who receive Pell grants–federal aid to student’s of low-income families to assist in college tuition or related costs–and whether those students actually go on to graduate or not. The same data used to show the...
  • The bigotry of Trump and Farrakhan

    10/12/2015 6:58:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2015 | Richard Cohen
    Why Donald Trump bothered to issue an economic program is beyond me. It has some good things in it, like raising the tax on carried interest, but no one really cares about Trump’s economic plan — no matter his supposed expertise. He says he’s a businessman who knows about such things. His supporters don’t care that he’s a builder. They care that he’s a destroyer. The impetus for the Trump campaign is President Obama. He represents a historic, even cataclysmic, change in U.S. political life and, for some, what the United States is supposed to be about. One of the...
  • “Cold Anger” ACTION ALERT – RNC/GOPe Changing Delegate Distribution Rules….

    10/12/2015 6:50:43 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 30 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-12-2015 | sundance
    This is an ACTION ALERT for those of you following the RNC/GOPe road map and actively engaged in following the maneuvers within the Republican Party. Previously we shared the RNC rule changes which modified all primary elections between March 1st and March 14th 2016 to make delegate distributions “Proportional” based on a percentage of the vote. All contests held on or after March 15th 2016 were then winner-take-all (or some assembly therein). The construct of the 2014/2015 rule changes were specifically created to make the pathway for Jeb Bush and block any candidate who was able to garner a “movement”...
  • Non-Citizens Will Now Vote In At Least One State

    10/12/2015 5:33:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | October 12, 2015 | S. Noble
    Governor Jerry Brown just sold out the American vote in California. He signed a new version of the Motor Voter Act that will register every eligible California citizen who acquires a driver’s license or renews a license at the Department of Motor Vehicles to vote. This is after he made all illegal aliens eligible for diver’s licenses. Eleven states allow illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses. In California, state officials “specifically chose not to make noncitizen license holders searchable in their DMV database,” said True the Vote spokesman Logan Churchwell, who called the newly signed bill “unprecedented.” The measure, Assembly...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: ‘Republicans are saying let’s kick women ...out of this country’

    10/12/2015 5:17:28 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Robert Laurie
    #WarOnSanity Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s tireless effort to make people believe the GOP hates women is one of nature’s true miracles. Each year, she makes a harrowing journey to the friendly lands of MSNBC or CNN, where she feathers an exquisite nest of lies and insanity. From her vantage point she surveys the political landscape and, like the swallows to San Juan Capistrano or salmon to their birthplace, she returns to her ridiculous “war on women” meme. It has never worked. Despite her best efforts (or perhaps because of them) elected Democrats have become and endangered species. Nationwide, their numbers have...
  • Global warmists tell feds: Use anti-mafia law to prosecute ‘climate deniers’

    10/12/2015 5:15:22 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Dan Calabrese
    And one of those making the demand is a U.S. senator. Before you say this could never happen, let me ask you: Did you ever think people would be given six-figure fines for declining to bake a cake? And not only that, but see significant numbers of Americans agree with it happening? Orthodoxies are powerful things, and just as the left is riding one that defines non-participation in gay weddings as “discrimination,” it also thinks it can gain mainstream support for the idea that dissent on the global warming orthodoxy is some sort of crime. Actually, if Democrat U.S. Senator...
  • Obama: Putin’s not challenging my leadership in Syria, and besides, I’m ‘leading on climate change’

    10/12/2015 5:13:48 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Robert Laurie
    Delusional in Chief. Remember: War is peace, Ignorance is strength, Freedom is slavery, and Putin isn't "challenging" anything If you were worried that your President was a feckless foreign policy failure who was being outplayed by an old Soviet hardliner, think again. Obama’s international “leadership” remains unchallenged - at least in Obama’s own mind - and he’s actually at the vanguard of the only foreign policy issue that really matters. It’s not ISIS, it’s not trade, and it’s not the Iran nuke deal. If Obama is to be believed, Putin is acting out of weakness, and his “definition of leadership”...
  • Fooling You To Save The Planet

    10/12/2015 5:12:17 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Douglas Gibbs
    The purveyors of Climate Change do not understand how there could be any opposition: They are fully prepared to prosecute you and imprison you for daring to be a voice of dissent They say, “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” When those good intentions are made to look like good intentions, but are really a ruse to create more government control, the road to Hell, I am sure, takes a fast-track. I was reading about a “contentious” interview President Barack Obama had on 60 Minutes, and I marveled at the line that Obama said, after being challenged...
  • Diddy, Jeezy, J. Cole, Common, Russell Simmons, Trayvon Martin’s mother at Million Man March

    10/12/2015 5:04:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Atlanta Daily World ^ | October 12, 2015 | Terry Shropshire, Managing Editor and Web Editor
    WASHINGTON – Twenty years ago this past weekend, the historic Million Man March attracted previously unfathomable and unprecedented throngs of African-American men (and women) from across the country — and other countries — to Washington, D.C. in October 1995 in a show of sheer collectivism and a call to action to uplift our communities. The occasion was also an opportunity for organizer and Nation of Islam leader, Min. Louis Farrakhan, to implore black men to declare war on self-hate and to go back and help obliterate the deplorable conditions that are decimating the communities....
  • The Democratic Party entrance exam has just one question...

    10/12/2015 3:38:11 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-12-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Well, not really a question. It's more like a task.
  • Lazear on Dodd-Frank and Capital

    10/12/2015 12:21:44 PM PDT · by Lorianne
    Grumpy Economist ^ | 06 October 2015 | John Cochrane
    Ed Lazear has a nice WSJ oped, "How not to prevent the next financial meltdown." (Also available here via Hoover.) The main points will not be new to readers of this blog, or my much longer essay but the piece is admirable for putting the basic points so clearly and concisely. The core problem of focusing on institutions not activities: The theory behind so-called systemically important financial institutions, or SIFIs, is fundamentally flawed. Financial crises are pathologies of an entire system, not of a few key firms. Reducing the likelihood of another panic requires treating the system as a whole,...
  • The Trans Pacific Partnership: Just Change for the Sake of Change, or Well-Disguised Destruction?

    10/12/2015 11:13:15 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 12, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    The short version – the one we know from the mainstream media (MSM) – is as follows: The TPP is a terrific trade deal which would increase our economic activity on both sides of the Pacific, and which might be the greatest lasting victory of the Obama administration. It involves some unsavory compromises, but the benefits far outweigh them, if the administration is to be believed. And that may be true. But it may also be very wrong. The fact is, the Trans Pacific Partnership is a massive agreement that changes the entire scope of international trade policy, and merits...
  • Discovery of Error Sparks Demand for Censorship [semi-satire]

    10/12/2015 10:17:16 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 20 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    An Australian electrical engineer named Dr David Evans discovered a mathematical error in the model used to predict global warming that exaggerated the impact of carbon dioxide 10-fold. Basically, the effects of CO2 on climate are far lower than has been assumed. While most reasonable people would find this reassuring, Philippe Sands QC, an international law specialist and Professor of Law at University College London, did not. Alleging that “the publicity given to Dr. Evans’ finding could seriously undermine efforts to mitigate climate change,” Sands argued for “the suppression of contradictory evidence and arguments that might thwart action.” “In theory,...
  • Sarcastic Definition of the Day: Racism

    10/12/2015 9:56:12 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-12-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • idea for election finance reform

    10/12/2015 9:32:11 AM PDT · by PCPOET7 · 11 replies
    me | me
    I had an idea for political financing reformed aimed at corporations and organizations that are just trying to buy the laws they want rather then having an intrest in the will being of the nation. my idea is to make it illegal for an individual to donate to candidates of more then one party or to donate to political action groups from more then one party. limiting money from politics is next to impossible and probably not a good idea but I think making it so that those using money to get the legislation they want having to choose a...

    10/12/2015 9:19:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 29 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/12/15 | John Porter
    Many years ago we heard a lot about a silent majority. What is it? It is an unspecified, large number of people in our country who do not express their opinions publicly and do not take part in public discourse. Richard Nixon first popularized the phrase in presidential politics because he, along with others, saw this group of middle Americans and common people being overshadowed by the biased news media and more vocal, liberal minority with their paid for political leaders. I believe we are witnessing a major bipartisan revolt and uprising of the American people in progress. It sure...
  • “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,” Margaret Sanger

    10/12/2015 8:39:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/12/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Let us not lose sight of the fact that Planned Parenthood is a satanic organization and THIS is why we must fight against it being funded with our money. One of the tactical mistakes conservative Republicans made after throwing the Democrats out in 1994 was to fail to recognize the principles of learning behavior. The general euphoria of the victory blinded those who led the charge to the need to continually explain the conservative message. This was especially frustrating to watch since the very success of the movement brought in new people eager to know the difference between conservative and...
  • Jeremiah Wright: 'Jesus was a Palestinian' October 10, 2015

    10/11/2015 3:10:11 AM PDT · by lbryce · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 10, 2015 | Bradford Richardson
    The controversial religious leader Jeremiah Wright compared Native Americans to Palestinians at the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall on Saturday, going so far as to assert that “Jesus was a Palestinian." Wright, who once served as pastor to President Obama, was one of several hours' worth of speakers in Washington, D.C., for an event called “Justice or Else!” that sought to channel the energy of the Black Lives Matter movement. Wright placed the event in historical context. “The same issue is being fought today and has been fought since 1948, and historians are carried...
  • Soros drops nearly $400,000 in Mississippi races

    10/12/2015 8:03:08 AM PDT · by prplhze2000 · 16 replies
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | October 11, 2015 | kingfish
    Soros set up a PAC and then dropped nearly $400,000 into it. First time he's ever really done anything like this in Mississippi.
  • So good: Ben Carson goes to National Press Club and tells media how awful they are

    10/12/2015 7:38:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Dan Calabrese
    The press are your enemy. Treat them that way and don't back down. Not only is it the way to get elected, it's the way to govern too. Last week Rob explained one of the main reasons Donald Trump continues to lead the Republican nomination race, in spite of having spent only $2 million on his campaign so far. In essence, Trump understands what traditional Republican candidates don’t about how to deal with the media: Don’t take their crap, don’t let them intimidate you and don’t be afraid to call them on their idiocy and dishonesty. Perhaps you’ve noticed that...
  • Looting: Legitimate Political Protest?

    10/12/2015 7:37:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Matthew Vadum
    #BlackLivesMatter "Professor" Deray Mckesson maintains looting serves social and racial justice Looting is a great way to advance the increasingly violent, racist Black Lives Matter movement, an agitator is teaching students after being rewarded by the Left with a teaching gig at prestigious Yale University. The words of Twitter star Deray Mckesson expose for the umpteenth time the lie that Black Lives Matter, whose members idolize unrepentant cop killers Mumia abu Jamal and Assata Shakur, is a law-abiding, peaceful movement and that those who loot and riot in its name are a fringe or unrelated element. Lawless violence and bloody...
  • Why Do People Hate or Denigrate Columbus?

    10/12/2015 7:35:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 45 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Jim Yardley
    It’s not because he was the “first”, but because his voyage has proven to be the most significant and historically altering My wife and I were watching a show on the History Channel about who was really the first to discover America. Why? First, we both love shows that get us to think “Wow, I never knew that.” Second, I always start with the hope that the show will puncture some educational pomposity. Luckily for us, both my chance to say “Gee, I didn’t know that” AND watch some of the pomposity of our liberal leaning educators exposed was achieved....
  • Trump Supporter — "Obama has failed us, I voted for him twice and he broke my heart"

    10/12/2015 7:02:09 AM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 47 replies ^ | 10-12-2-2015 | Wayne Dupree
    Here is an African-American supporter of Donald Trump speaking up outside a Trump rally in Georgia on Saturday. He shouted it is time to “take back America” from the disastrous policies of Barack Obama. “Obama has failed us! It’s time for somebody to make a stand.” You can hear the genuine pain in this man’s voice as he talks about not being able to find a decent job to support his family – that so many of the jobs have gone to foreigners – illegals. WOW, just wow!
  • Amerika: Blowing in the Wind Since 2009

    10/12/2015 6:52:14 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-12-2015 | MOTUS
    I have a very hectic week ahead, so I’m going to have to leave you (mostly) to your own devices. Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do. Here’s today’s assignment: Big Guy’s interview on 60 Minutes – is delusion the new leadership? President Barack Obama: “America is a safer place.” Making America safer since 2009Steve Kroft: A year ago when we did this interview, there was some saber-rattling between the United States and Russia on the Ukrainian border. Now it’s also going on in Syria. You said a year ago that the United States– America leads. We’re the indispensible nation. Mr....
  • Obama: Biden one of "finest" vice president in history

    10/12/2015 3:46:49 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 12, 2015 | Bradford Richardson
    President Obama is refusing to say whom he will support in the 2016 presidential election, but that's not stopping him from pouring accolades on Vice President Biden, who is considering jumping into the race. “I think Joe will go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history, and one of the more consequential,” Obama said in an interview on “60 Minutes” on Sunday. “I think he has done great work.”
  • Vladimir Putin's strong words about American foreign policy

    10/12/2015 3:41:19 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 5 replies
    RT TV Network ^ | 16 September 2015 | Frieden Rockt
    Putin's deutlichen Worte zu der US-Außenpolitik, dem IS und der Flüchtlingskrise Putin once again shows that he is ready, about hustling against Russia to see. Once again, he is officially the hand, To be a problem, of which, in the first line of the west is concerned, to solve. However, he will send clear messages to the United States, at last, the destabilisation of whole regions (Libya, Iraq, Syria, Ukraine...) To remain, which the us administration obviously from its own "economic reasons". Ultimately, it is about the "contains eima, people", The have lost their livelihood to help them again, to...
  • Reason vs. Guns and the Denial of Global Warming

    10/12/2015 1:18:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Inside Higher Education ^ | October 12, 2015 | Professor Steve Wolverton, UNT
    It’s 2 a.m. on Friday, and I awaken and slowly consider the topic that I will teach in my class on earth science later today: global warming. It is irrational to think there is a high probability that a licensed handgun owner will attend my class, have different perspectives than what I teach, become vitriolic, and pull out a gun and shoot me -- or worse, my students. Intellectually, I know that is unlikely. Reason, unfortunately, is not the same thing as emotion. Emotionally, I feel vulnerable standing in front of 120 students. I will be the focal point of...
  • Hundreds rally against Confederate sign on Mississippi flag

    10/12/2015 12:19:36 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 49 replies
    seattle PI ^ | Sunday, October 11, 2015 | Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Civil-rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams, Mississippi-born rapper David Banner and a prominent South Carolina lawmaker are calling on Mississippi to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag. About 400 people took part in a change-the-flag rally Sunday outside the Mississippi Capitol. No alternative design was proposed, but rally leaders said the flag is racially divisive. Three men holding large flags with various Confederate emblems watched the rally from a distance across the Capitol lawn. The emblem — a blue X with 13 white stars, over a red field — has been on Mississippi's flag since...
  • Extended interview: Donald Trump

    Published on Oct 11, 2015 The unabridged version of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's October 11 interview with "Face the Nation."
  • 7 Most Delusional Obama Statements During the 60 Minutes Interview

    1.Obama’s Protecting America And Keeping Us Strong [As He Keeps Our Borders Open And Continues His Feckless Foreign Policy] President Barack Obama: “Here are the things we can do well to protect America. But here are the things that we also have to do in order to make sure that America leads and America is strong and stays number one.” 2.Ask Kate Steinle’s Parents President Barack Obama: “America is a safer place.”
  • (14+min Video) Donald Trump Pre-Rally Press Conference Norcross Georgia 10/10/15 (The Part CNN Didn

    10/11/2015 9:04:12 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 56 replies
    PBS Satellite YouTube account via RedState Watcher ^ | October 10, 2015 | PBS Satellite YouTube account
    CNN cut out the first 3 minutes of the Press Conference. Here's what you didn't get to hear.
  • 'SNL': Amy Schumer Episode Mocks Gun Enthusiasts With Firearms Ad

    10/11/2015 9:29:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 10, 2015 | Ryan Gajewski
    "Guns — we're here to stay." Saturday Night Live took aim at the gun control debate with numerous segments throughout this weekend's episode. Host Amy Schumer was featured in a fake ad that began with people dealing with important moments in their life, all of which ended up centering on guns....
  • Diddy, Common, J. Cole, Snoop Dogg & More at 20th Anniversary of Million Man March [PHOTO]

    10/11/2015 7:41:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Boombox ^ | October 11, 2015 | Trent Fitzgerald
    Thousands of black men, women, and children convened at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the “Justice or Else” rally to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on Saturday (Oct. 10). Some celebrities were in attendance including Diddy, Common, J. Cole and Snoop Dogg. Also in attendance at the rally were rappers Jay Electronica, Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign and Bryshere Gray who plays Hakeem on Fox’s hit show Empire. Rap mogul Russell Simmons and Public Enemy founder Chuck D was also spotted in the crowd. The event was organized by Nation of Islam leader the Honorable...
  • VIDEO: Man Asks Chelsea Clinton Whether Bill Clinton Preys On Young Girls

    10/11/2015 6:19:32 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/11/15 | Patrick Howley
    Chelsea Clinton was confronted at a book signing with a question about her father’s alleged marital infidelity. Appearing at an Austin, Texas book signing Friday to promote her children’s book “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going,” Clinton was caught off guard by camera-toting conservative activist Robert Morrow. “I am so proud to be my parents’ daughter,” Clinton said after Morrow asked about longstanding but unconfirmed rumors that Chelsea was the offspring of an affair between her mother and her mother’s onetime law partner Webster Hubbell. Morrow then asked whether Clinton’s father targets young girls for sex....
  • Representative Jim Jordan Explains GOPe Reforms Needed Before The Next Speaker…

    10/11/2015 4:03:04 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 13 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-11-2015 | sundance
    October 11, 2015 Representative Jim Jordan Explains GOPe Reforms Needed Before The Next Speaker… By sundance The GOPe DC apparatchik (writ large) are all-in with their demands to support Representative Paul Ryan as the next Speaker of the House (SoH).Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan appeared on Fox News Sunday to outline what the problems are, and it has less to do with Paul Ryan “the Speaker” – and more to do with removing the GOPe stranglehold; ie. the GOPe demand on the apparatus of power.Jim Jordan articulates the problem. The essence of the problem is what the media and GOPe...
  • Cult Of Climastrology Wouldn't Look To Actually Ban "Climate Denial", Would They?

    10/11/2015 1:32:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | October 11, 2015 | William Teach
    There's a reason Jonah Goldberg referred to Progressivism as "nice fascism": you will be forced to comply. For your own good. And Warmists are primarily Progressives (UK Telegraph) We might think that a semi-secret, international conference of top judges, held in the highest courtroom in Britain, to propose that it should be made illegal for anyone to question the scientific evidence for man-made global warming, was odd enough to be worthy of front-page coverage. Last week I mentioned that the Prince of Wales had sent a message to this conference calling for the UN’s forthcoming climate meeting in Paris to...
  • Dems Demand Apology to Planned Parenthood [semi-satire]

    10/11/2015 10:51:25 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn), and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) issued a letter demanding that House Republicans apologize to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards for their “shameful treatment of her during the committee’s hearing investigating the organization last week.” The letter characterized the questioning of Ms. Richards “four hours of pure torture” and contended that “it is as clear a violation of the Constitution’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment that we have ever witnessed. The injustice of it all was egregious. Terminating pregnancies is not a crime. Selling recovered tissue is not a crime. Yet, Ms, Richards...
  • So why don't I like Donald Trump?

    10/11/2015 10:42:04 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 389 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | October 4, 2015 | andy58-in-nh/Andrew Kone
    I'm a Tea Partier. I detest Obama and the Progressive hoard that has Washington, DC and large portions of America in a death grip. So why don't I like Donald Trump? Honestly, sometimes I wonder what the hell is wrong with me these days. Why can't I get on the bandwagon along with so many others with whom I agree about most everything? ... So what's the problem with Trump? In a nutshell: judgment, or rather a deficit of it, which in turn ought to make reasonable people otherwise inclined to agree with him to perhaps, think a bit harder...
  • We still don’t get what to do about drugs

    10/11/2015 10:10:43 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/11/15 | Bruce Karlson
    One word can sometimes change the way one views things. To wit: if one adds the word “other” to alcohol and drugs (alcohol and other drugs) one’s perspective is likely to change. The failure to use it in normal parlance speaks to an arbitrary distinction that has for too long been accepted. It is difficult to argue that alcohol is not a drug and the same applies to nicotine. Further, like almost all recreational drugs, they offer an immediate “high” followed by a “low” as the pleasure chemicals oscillate back to stasis. “Weed,” cocaine, heroin (OXY) etc. do exactly the...
  • Jacki Daily Live at 2PM : Interview with Jim Woolsey

    10/11/2015 10:04:34 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 2 replies
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 10/11/15 | The Jacki Daily Show
    THE JACKI DAILY Show! Listen live at 2PM Eastern! The host of the Jacki Daily show has had an impressive career in energy, law, and politics.Most recently, Jacki served as General Counsel to an engineering firm specializing in energy, national security and environmental cleanup. Previously, she served many years as legal counsel on Capitol Hill to the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and the former Ranking Member of the Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee, advising on the oversight of federal agencies. Prior to her career in Washington, she worked as a corporate litigator, and as an Assistant Vice...