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  • Hitler was ineligible for presidency, too

    06/23/2011 6:06:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    wnd ^ | Joseph Farah
    The American political and media elite have determined, for whatever reason, that the Constitution's eligibility requirements for the presidency are not important. That is the only conclusion one can draw from the misinformation, disinformation and disinterest they have shown to the serious questions swirling around not only the unique case of Barack Obama but also to the definition of "natural born citizen" in future presidential elections. It's not unprecedented that failing republics dumb down eligibility requirements for the presidency. It's not unprecedented that failing republics ignore or obscure eligibility requirements for the presidency. It's not unprecedented that failing republics make...
  • Poll: Palin leads GOP pack

    06/08/2011 2:07:26 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 83 replies
    Republicans want Sarah Palin to be their nominee, but they like Mitt Romney's chances better in a head-to-head match-up against Barack Obama, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Palin, the former Alaska governor and vice presidential nominee, has the support of 22 percent of Republicans surveyed, with Romney in second place, at 20 percent. Texas Rep. Ron Paul and Atlanta businessman Herman Cain tie for third place with 7 percent each. But of the Republican candidates, Romney runs the closest to Obama, at 38 percent to 51 percent. Obama outpolls former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty by 19 points and Palin...
  • Herman Cain Quotes

    06/01/2011 10:04:59 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 14 replies
    "It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working," he said. "Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job." May 26, 2011 L.A. Watts Times "To all of those people who say the tea party is a racist organization, eat your words," Cain later said while standing with his arms around a group of presumed tea party supporters. May 31, 2011 ABC News (blog) "One of the biggest problems we have with this country right now is too much government intervention trying to tell businesses how to do what they do best...
  • Who is Herman Cain and why should we care?

    06/01/2011 2:00:54 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 19 replies
    I admit that when five of the Republican candidates for president appeared at their lecterns in the first televised debate of the season, I said to myself, oh no. Not another black guy. We’ve already been snookered into electing the first black president who has turned out to be a total flop at managing the country. I watched the entire debate, however, and by the time it was over, I was convinced we should have waited and made this guy our first black president. We should have withheld the honor until a black candidate appeared whose job application showed him...
  • Palin and Bachmann: Conservative women the Left loves to hate (or fear and loathe)

    05/27/2011 2:07:58 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    May 27, 2011 | vanity
    So which is it: Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin will split the Tea Party vote. Palin will suck all the air out of the room and sideline Bachmann. Bachmann is a mini-me of Palin. Palin and Bachmann are popular because they are pretty (which belies their cold, conservative hearts). Bachmann will remain standing after Palin burns out.Palin and Bachmann will engage in a "cat fight."None of the above.
  • Dick Cheney: 'I worship the ground Paul Ryan walks on'

    05/26/2011 10:12:03 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 31 replies
    Politico ^ | 5-25-11 | Jennifer Epstein
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney doesn’t want Paul Ryan to run for president — he likes the House Budget chairman too much. “I worship the ground the Paul Ryan walks on,” Cheney said Wednesday during a rare public appearance, the Houston Chronicle reported. “I hope he doesn’t run for president because that would ruin a good man who has a lot of work to do.” Support for Ryan’s budget plan, which includes an overhaul of Medicare, has become an early litmus test for the GOP presidential field. The plan was also a definitive issue in the special election in New...
  • Rep. McCotter Ponders 2012 Presidential Run

    05/24/2011 12:41:51 PM PDT · by Azzurri · 55 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 24, 2011 | Jonathan Weisman
    The hand-wringing over the Republican presidential field has not abated much since Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced he would not be seeking the GOP nomination, but a new name might soon be entering the fray, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, the guitar-playing, soul-searching libertarian from Michigan. Mr. McCotter has told Politico he’s seriously considering a run and will make his decision in the next two weeks. Never heard of him? Well, here’s a McCotter primer: His jams on a Fender Telecaster emblazoned with red, white and blue , although he has been known to pick up a Stratocaster as well. The conservative...
  • Iran's President to Be Caretaker of Oil Ministry

    05/16/2011 10:58:39 PM PDT · by Rabin · 1 replies
    Xinhua News Agency ^ | Monday, May 16, 2011 | by Xiong Tong
    The decision to merge ministries was made based on a "legal duty" and "structural obligation," said the Iranian president on Sunday, according to Press TV. In three separate decrees on Saturday, Ahmadinejad dismissed Welfare and Social Security Minister Sadeq Mahsouli, Minister of Industries and Mines Ali-Akbar Mehrabian and Oil Minister Masoud Mir-Kazemi from their posts, according to the 53rd article of the country's Fifth Five-Year Development Plan. Iran, the second largest exporter of crude in OPEC, currently holds the presidency of the cartel -- its first time in that position since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
  • ‘Smart’ Pundits Sneer at Herman Cain

    05/07/2011 5:52:01 AM PDT · by radioone · 28 replies · 1+ views
    The Other McCain ^ | 5-6-11 | R. S. McCain
    “So now it’s the duty of the establishment pols and the establishment media to assure us that Cain can’t win . . .”
  • Obama, lost in thought ["simple-minded partisans" frustrated]

    04/27/2011 2:02:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 85 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 26, 2011 | Dana Milbank
    When I covered George W. Bush’s White House, my job was made easier by the simplicity of the subject. The president had a few defining mantras — Cut taxes! Rally the base! Terrorists hate freedom! With us or against us! — and most of his decisions could be understood, even predicted, by applying one of the overarching philosophies. With President Obama, there is no such luxury. The political right is befuddled as it tries to explain him: First, Obama was a tyrant and a socialist; now he’s a weakling who refuses to lead. The political left is almost as confused,...
  • Obama mines California donors ("It wasn't my campaign; it was your campaign. It was your..")

    04/20/2011 1:35:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 20, 2011 | Seema Mehta
    "It wasn't my campaign; it was your campaign. It was your investment. It was your time. It was your energy. It was your faith and it was your confidence that is allowing me to try to live up to those values that we share," he said in Chicago last week. "And if you remember that, and if you take ownership for that, and if you are just as fired up now — despite the fact that your candidate is a little older and a lot grayer — then I have every confidence that we are going to be able...
  • Obama’s ineligibility: Beyond arrogance and ignorance

    04/13/2011 5:16:46 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 35 replies ^ | 4/13/2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    Why was Obama exempt from even the most rudimentary examination of his credentials for office? And why are these same people denying that the Constitution has been violated? And why are they trying to bury the issue and denouncing anyone who speaks of it? Have they all decided that the term natural born citizen no longer applies as a prerequisite for the Presidency? If so, what are the new criteria for eligibility? The American people are waiting for the truth, not just the usual displays of elitist arrogance or feigned ignorance. There is clearly a conspiracy of silence. Is there...
  • Who is Herman Cain and Why Should Americans Care

    04/09/2011 9:32:38 AM PDT · by justsaynomore · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/8/11 | Daryl Mahan
    In the coming weeks and months the American public will hear more and more mention of the name Herman Cain as he embarks on a most important journey.  The country he was born and raised in is in turmoil, facing crises of potentially insurmountable proportions on several levels.  Our overall economy is in shambles with the nation's debt level higher than any other nation in recorded history. Born in Tennessee in 1945, many of Herman Cain's most formative years were during a time when American society viewed and treated its members quite differently based on their outward appearance.  At the...
  • Q & A: Herman Cain on Faith, Calling, and Presidential Aspirations

    03/22/2011 3:11:08 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 11 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 3/21/2011 | Trevor Persaud
    While speaking with Christianity Today, he said he could see a golf course from where he was sitting: "That grass is turning green, and people are going to be out there playing," he said. "But God didn't keep me here to go play golf, and relax, and take life easy. I believe that my life was spared because God had something really big that he wanted me to do. [snip]
  • Like Donald Trump, we all should be Agnostic about Obama’s Eligibility

    03/18/2011 7:20:59 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 6 replies
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 3/18/11 | Alaphiah
    Donald Trump is no coward. How else does a man conquer his world the way that Trump has without a steely resolve and fearless valor. Nowhere is Mr. Trump’s bravery in fuller display as in his recent ABC News interview on Good Morning America. Trump was asked the question that has most political Conservatives assuming the fetal position and sucking the big politically correct thumb. Was the president, Barry Hussein Soetoro birth in America? (see 3:25min video) Without batting an eye, Mr. Trump strikes at the heart of the matter by acknowledging the concerted effort by Liberals and Democrat politicos...

    03/17/2011 4:57:40 AM PDT · by SumProVita · 75 replies
    Urgent Agenda ^ | March 16, 2011 | William Katz
    "We've said here before that the Republican cast of presidential characters for 2012 isn't very exciting. The GOP, we've said, may have to reach down to the next generation to find a candidate who can wake things up, and we've suggested Marco Rubio, the new senator from Florida. Now, Rubio may be making his move. From The Politico: With a landmark spending debate engulfing Washington, the Florida Republican has, virtually overnight, launched the national profile the conservative movement has been clamoring for. During his first national interview Monday, Rubio pounced on President Barack Obama — from the friendly confines of...
  • Rick Santorum Takes on Jihadism, Showing Moral Coherence and Political Courage

    03/14/2011 3:56:01 PM PDT · by tcg · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 3/14/11 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    ...Santorum does not separate social and economic issues. He knows that the reason we should care about expanding economic opportunity is because we respect the dignity of every human person and want to expand participation. His advocacy of smaller government is not anti-government. He calls for the proper application of the principle of subsidiarity out of respect for the primacy of the family... He rejects the idea that there is any true "right" to an abortion even if the positive law currently protects the act. Every procured abortion is the taking of innocent human life and the denial of the...
  • On Libya and Budget, Obama Votes ‘Present’ (Inaction is a course with consequences)

    03/14/2011 5:42:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | March 14, 2011 | Michael Barone
    In the Illinois legislature, state senator Barack Obama voted “present” 129 times. Today, he seems to be voting present on two major issues — Libya and the budget. National Security Adviser Tom Donilon told reporters Thursday that the United States and other nations have “taken a range of steps . . . to squeeze (Moammar) Qaddafi, isolate him, really turn him into a pariah.” But the steps the United States has taken may well have bolstered Qaddafi’s determination to crush the rebellion against his regime. On the one hand, we supported .... On the other hand, we have..... Or at...
  • Is Obama Bribing the States on Eligibility?

    03/12/2011 9:54:29 PM PST · by thecodont · 83 replies
    drkatesview ^ | March 11, 2011 | drkate
    Continuing to thwart the United States Constitution and the people’s will, the Obama-Jarrett administration appears to be bribing the states considering eligibility legislation. Already Georgia* and New Hampshire’s eligibility bills will be postponed to 2013, clearly to protect Obama. And although there are signs of improvement in the language of the Arizona bill, what do you want to bet that will be postponed too? The way the bribe is being set up only reinforces our own research that Congress is engaged in the cover up of the usurpation. The goal is to reduce or threaten federal funding for key infrastructure...
  • Obama Keeps Low Profile on High Profile Issues (sees no upside in outspokenness)

    03/12/2011 3:37:56 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 70 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 12, 2011 | Jim Kuhnhenn, AP
    Call it an above-the-fray strategy. On hot issues that Democrats and Republicans have found cause to fret about — from spending reductions to state labor disputes — President Barack Obama is keeping a low profile. Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia want him more publicly engaged in budget negotiations in Congress while others want him to denounce Republican proposed program cuts. Democrats like Rep. Keith Ellison want him to go to Wisconsin to stand in solidarity with public unions fighting to retain their bargaining rights. Some lawmakers in both parties want him to take a greater lead against...