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  • Pile Of Manure Dumped On An Ohio Democratic Headquarters

    10/12/2012 10:05:39 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 15 replies
    CBS Cleveland ^ | October 11, 2012 | Ben Fearnow
    Warren County, Ohio (CBS CLEVELAND) Ė A pile of political pranking was dumped on an Ohio Democratic headquarters early Tuesday morning. Volunteers at the Warren County Democratic headquarters, just north of Cincinnati, were shocked and disappointed by a political prank unloaded on them early Tuesday morning Ė someone dumped a pile of horse manure in the parking lot of the headquarters building on US 42, just north of Lebanon. Warren County Democratic chair Beth Goldenfield told CBS Local 12 news that the pile was dumped in the parking lot, blocking the entrance to the building, sometime between 10 p.m. Monday...
  • Quinn Bradlee to Marry on [Martha Raddatz's daughter] Greta Bradlee's Long-Planned Wedding Day

    10/12/2012 8:54:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Politics Daily ^ | 2010 | Annie Groer
    2 YEARS ago: The wedding of Sally Quinn and [Vice President at-large of the Washington Post] Ben Bradlee's son, Quinn Bradlee, to Georgetown yoga instructor Pary Williamson has been moved up by six months, from October to April 10. "We found out that we have a little one coming on the way and Pary didn't want to be a big mama walking down the aisle," the father-to-be told me by phone from La Sammana, the posh Caribbean resort on St. Martins, where the four are on vacation. Asked if he's excited by the prospect of fatherhood, Quinn said, "I am,...
  • Why Would God Give America Obama or Romney?

    10/11/2012 10:06:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/09/2012 | By Wallace Henley
    If Mitt Romney is elected president of the United States, his religion, a serious, cultic distortion of the Bible and history in the eyes of many evangelicals, will have new standing and credibility, and likely experience an acceleration of its already fast expansion. Under Romney, some policies may languish in the swampy squish of centrism, one that embraces elements of Obamacare. If his leadership in Massachusetts is a sample, Romney may attempt to combine statist, modified Keynesian economics with Reaganesque supply-side policies, a mixture of oil and water. He is untested on national defense and foreign policy. If President Obama...
  • The Enquiring Hitchhiker Interviews Dr. Gregory Benford

    10/10/2012 11:04:44 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    The Freehold ^ | October 10, 2012 | Jonathan David Baird
    This week the Enquiring Hitchhiker has several new interviews. The first of these is with† Dr. Gregory Benford. Dr. Benford is one of the leading authors of hard science fiction working today. His novel In the Ocean of Night was one of my first introductions to the idea of artificial intelligence.
  • Democratic Party's Big Labor Backbone

    10/10/2012 7:13:18 AM PDT · by willowsdale · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 9 | Mark Mix
    As President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden campaign for re-election, they feel compelled time and again to remind anyone who has gathered to hear them that Americaís economic troubles started well before they got to the White House. American voters surely know that. The Obama ticketís real problem is that more and more voters are coming to understand that the current administration has no clue about which policies would help the national economy, and workers in particular, get back on track. Emblematic of the presidentís befuddlement was his jibe against Right to Work laws at a Labor Day...
  • Obama's Magic Calculator - Intellectual Frog Legs #9

    10/09/2012 5:00:33 PM PDT · by ShadowPatriot
    Obama's Magic Calculator - Intellectual Frog Legs #9 'Intellectual Frog Legs" is fresh hilarious conservative comedy. "Pure political brilliance" - Dr. Gina Loudon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Less than 30 days till ‚ÄúVote Out Obama Day‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒand shenanigans are in no short supply. Welcome to Intellectual Frog Legs No. 9. As usual, the libs are focusing on genitalia while the economy circles the drain‚Ķ and after getting his clock cleaned by Romney, Obama announced the largest positive ‚Äėunemployment rate‚Äô jump in 30 years‚Ķin the worst economy in 30 years. Like magic. Huh? Politichick Ann-Marie Murrell joins Joe Dan.¬† PLUS ZZ Top, Elvis, Harriet...
  • [Romney] Takes lead in Ohio... [ARG Poll D+9]

    10/09/2012 8:52:15 AM PDT · by sitetest · 48 replies
    American Research Group (link currently on Drudge's homepage) ^ | 10-9-12 | American Research Group via Drudge
    American Research Group Ohio Obama Romney Other Undecided LVs 47% 48% 1% 4% Dem (42%) 88% 7% 1% 4% Rep (33%) 3% 92% - 5% Ind (25%) 37% 57% 2% 4%
  • Vote for Bristol on Dancing with the Stars!

    10/08/2012 6:47:58 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 41 replies
    The TV Show Dancing with the Stars ^ | 8 October 2012 | Napscoordinator
    Please vote for Bristol Palin
  • Need help on voting in Florida's Ballot this Nov 6 2012 (local issues)

    10/07/2012 12:55:41 PM PDT · by ElPatriota · 5 replies
    Hello, for Nov 6, 2012 I vote in Florida my official address, but I am not living there at the moment so I am not familiar with the local issues in the County of Hillsborough, Tampa, FL. I need help on how to fill in the absentee Ballot with social-conservative/conservative choices. I am interested in the "local Issues" (i.e. Judges for FL supreme court, District Court of appeals judges running for re-election; School Board candidates, the amendments, Sheriff, the works). I already picked everyone with the "R" I found; now I need the "unknown" ones. On Amendments (I need opinions...
  • ObamaNation: Teleprompter Edition

    10/06/2012 3:01:10 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 1 replies
    Capitol Commentary ^ | 10/06/12 | Harrison Price
  • The New Yorker's Brutal Cover On The Presidential Debate ('Eastwooded')

    10/05/2012 3:20:01 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies
    TBI ^ | 10-5-2012 | Brett LoGiurato
    The New Yorker's Brutal Cover On The Presidential Debate Brett LoGiuratoOctober 5, 2012Eastwooded: (We cannot post articles from The Newyorker)
  • Doesnít Matter For Whom You Vote? Think Again.

    10/05/2012 11:38:39 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 4 replies
    Patriot Update ^ | 10/4/12 | Chris Gadsden
    It is sad but more than occasionally I will learn of individuals who have become so jaded by the whole political realm that they decide not to vote since politicians are ďall the sameĒ and ďit wonít matter who is in the White House.Ē While we have all been discouraged by the greed, avarice, ineptitude and slime that Washington exudes, to so callously disregard the right to vote is despicable and shameful. I will forgo the fully justified guilt-tripping about the men and women who have bled and died to protect our democracy and simply stick to incontrovertible facts about...
  • The political Season Is Mad Season

    10/04/2012 7:52:01 PM PDT · by IslamE ^ | 10/2/2012 | Bryan Hipple
    I made a video for the political season, enjoy!
  • Data Debater - The Election Continues

    10/04/2012 10:21:29 AM PDT · by guyshomenet · 3 replies
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 10/4/2012 | Guy Smith
    If the first presidential debate were a boxing match, Romney would have won on points. Being neither Democrat nor Republican, liberal or conservative, I have no champion in the ring. But being the modern pied piper of propaganda analysis and having spent way too much of my life in marketing, I can see when a product pitch works or doesnít, even when the product is a politician and their promises can be placed in the circular file cabinet before November. Last night was a match between a mechanic and a brand. Romney was studied and prepared, repeatedly bringing the debate...
  • Facebook Gives Up on the Obunga?

    10/04/2012 8:10:45 AM PDT · by frankenMonkey · 7 replies
    FaceBook ^ | 10/4/2012 | Facebook
    This is the splash screen from Facebook this morning - an empty chair.
  • Does anyone know who George Stephanopoulos declared as the debate winner?

    10/03/2012 11:28:48 PM PDT · by StopDemocratsDotCom · 8 replies
    Georgie has declared Dems the winner of the debated in 8 out of the last 9 debates...does anyone know if he declared anyone the "winner"..after tonight's bloodbath?
  • Obama's Vision for America by Thomas Sowell!

    10/03/2012 1:48:45 PM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-3-12 | James
    In this 2008 interview Thomas Sowell discusses his concerns with the unconstrained vision of Barack Obama. Seasoned Freepers have no doubt seen this already, but it sure would be good for everyone else to see a (100%) black man saying this on national television!
  • Missouri's Akin, left for dead, on comeback trail

    10/03/2012 12:36:40 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/03/2012 | Paul Bedard
    Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin, thrown under the bus by Karl Rove and the Washington GOP establishment for his "legitimate rape" comment, is making a strong comeback in the polls and is now better-liked than incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill. Five weeks after making the comments that at the time seemed career-ending, Rasmussen Reports has Akin six points behind McCaskill, 51 percent to 45 percent. That result shows an improvement over past polls, some that had him behind by 10 points. And among those "certain to vote," he trails McCaskill by just four points, said Rasmussen. More surprising is that...
  • Mitt Romney and the Politics of Virtue

    10/03/2012 10:06:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | October 3, 2012 | Marvin Folkertsma
    When Mitt Romney blurted out his now notorious 47-percent lament, liberal gaffe-o-meters went ballistic, acting as though he were an American Ebenezer Scrooge who had just shoved Tiny Tim Cratchit into a ditch and then burned down a crutch factory. As several observers have noted, this amorphous statistic includes myriads of worthy beneficiaries indeed, such as veterans, social security recipients, the physically or mentally disabled, the deserving poor, and those utterly unable to take care of themselves in a society where the federal government has assumed tasks that once were the preserve of families, churches, voluntary organizations, and state or...
  • The Skewed-Polling Conspiracy Theory Goes Mainstream

    10/03/2012 7:16:18 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Slate ^ | October 2, 2012 | Josh Voorhees
    A new poll out today suggests that GOP accusations of intentional manipulation on the part of pollsters are resonating with the American public. Roughly 42 percent of those surveyed by left-leaning Public Policy Polling said pollsters were manipulating their data in order to show President Obama with a lead, while 40 percent said that wasn't the case. The remaining 18 percent said they were not sure what to think. The exact wording of the question: "Do you think pollsters are intentionally skewing their polls this year to help Barack Obama, or not?" The results show that self-identified Republicans were particularly...