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  • Republican senator spent the end of his life apologizing to Muslims for Trump

    05/19/2016 4:08:29 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 144 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/19/2016 | Catherine Garcia
    Before he died May 4 from complications stemming from pancreatic cancer and a stroke, former GOP Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah asked his wife, Joyce, and son, Jim, if there were any Muslims in his hospital. If so, he wanted to "go up to every single one of them to thank them for being in this country, and apologize to them on behalf of the Republican Party for Donald Trump." Joyce and Jim Bennett shared this story with The Daily Beast, as well as other tales involving his disgust with "Donald Trump's xenophobia" and proposal to ban Muslims from...
  • [George Will]:If Trump is nominated, the GOP must keep him out of the White House

    04/29/2016 8:41:16 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 339 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 29 April 2016 | George Will
    Donald Trump’s damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun. Republican quislings will multiply, slinking into support of the most anti-conservative presidential aspirant in their party’s history. These collaborationists will render themselves ineligible to participate in the party’s reconstruction. Ted Cruz’s announcement of his preferred running mate has enhanced the nomination process by giving voters pertinent information. They already know the only important thing about Trump’s choice: His running mate will be unqualified for high office because he or she will think Trump is qualified. Hillary Clinton’s optimal running mate might be Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio,...
  • Bill Clinton: We Need To Put The ‘Awful Legacy’ Of The Obama Years Behind Us [VIDEO]

    03/21/2016 3:44:51 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/21/16
    Former President Bill Clinton ridiculed Barack Obama on Monday calling for people to get to a “point where we can put the awful legacy of the last eight years behind us.” During a campaign rally in Spokane, Washington, the former president said that Hillary is “the only person who basically has good ideas, will tell you how she’s going to pay for them, can be commander-in-chief, and is a proven change maker with Republicans and Democrats and independents alike.” Clinton praised his wife claiming that “from the time I met her 45 years ago until we talked yesterday, she is...
  • Hillary Asks Young Voter to Speak More Slowly So She Can Understand

    12/23/2015 6:44:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    Grabien ^ | December 23, 2015
    Hillary Clinton, appearing Tuesday at a townhall in Keota, Iowa, had a hard time understanding a young voter asking about immigration. The voter introduced herself and began asking a question about the ICE's "reputation" for deporting low-priority immigrants and poor treatment of women. "Can you just slow down a little bit, I'm having a hard time," Clinton interjected. The young woman did not appear to be speaking abnormally quickly. "I want to hear you, so just slow down a little," Clinton repeated. The voter then asked about Pastor Max Villatoro who was deported to Honduras after convictions for drunken driving...
  • Hillary Clinton Has Only Six Months to Live.

    10/01/2015 3:49:15 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 190 replies
    I don't know if you can believe the National Enquirer but the front page of the latest issue says she has a brain tumor, blood clots, MS, and is an alcoholic. Doctors are saying she has about six months to live. If this is not true then I think this is a bit too much for the National Enquirer to be printing this stuff.
  • Grey Hair, Silver Lining: Hillary Clinton Polls Well With Elderly Voters

    08/27/2015 2:33:49 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | August 27, 20015 | Andrew Stiles
    The most recent Quinnipiac poll is awful news for Hillary Clinton. Most voters don’t view her in a favorable light, and the first words that come to mind when they think of her are “liar,” “dishonest,” and “untrustworthy,” while “bitch” and “murder” are slightly lower down the list. She’s getting outperformed by Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden in head-to-head match-ups with the leading Republican candidates. Democratic voters seem to be holding out for Joe, because they love him. If there’s a silver lining in the poll, it’s the fact that Hillary Clinton would still win a three-way race against Jeb...
  • Cochran Gets Lost on Way to Senate Lunch (Went to Democrat Luncheon 'Accidentally') Read more:

    07/14/2014 2:22:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | Cameron Joseph
    Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is back with his colleagues in Washington, D.C., after winning his hard-fought primary runoff — but he had a bit of trouble finding Senate Republicans' weekly luncheon on Tuesday. Cochran, while talking with The Hill, made a few wrong turns before accidentally ending up at Senate Democrats' luncheon. After exiting a Senate elevator on the wrong floor, Cochran and The Hill reboarded. He then found the right floor but turned away from the Senate GOP luncheon, a few yards from the elevator, to stroll in the opposite direction, arriving at the Democrats' weekly gathering a few...
  • Thad Cochran gets lost in Senate building, winds up at Democratic event

    07/08/2014 4:28:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Washington Examiner's Beltway Confidential ^ | July 8, 2014 | T. Becket Adams
    Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., got lost on his way to a Senate Republican luncheon on Tuesday and ended up at the Democrats' gathering instead, the Hill reported. The Mississippi senator, who recently won an intensely ugly primary election against Tea Party-backed candidate Chris McDaniel, apparently forgot where he was going while navigating the halls of Congress. “After exiting a Senate elevator on the wrong floor” Cochran re-boarded, the report notes. “He then found the right floor but turned away from the Senate GOP luncheon, a few yards from the elevator, to stroll the opposite direction, arriving at the Democrats' weekly...
  • Oops! Mitch McConnell takes a tumble on stage

    05/19/2014 5:45:31 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 40 replies
    Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had a little trouble finding his footing during a primary eve campaign event. The minority leader's campaign tells CBS News that McConnell suffered..
  • Harry Reid to Redskins’ owner: He’s throwing a few blankets to the Indians

    03/29/2014 3:34:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | March 28, 2014 | Melissa Quinn
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) weighed in on Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s new foundation to help Native Americans on Thursday and slammed the controversial owner for ‘throwing a few blankets at the Indians’ to get a nice tax break.Reid made the comments about Snyder’s decision to create the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation in an interview with The Washington Post.“Dan Snyder, he’s got a great new deal,” the Senate Majority Leader said. “He’s going to throw a few blankets to the Indians and get a tax deduction for it.”In the late 1700s, Europeans fighting in the French and Indian...
  • McCain: People want me to run for president again

    11/11/2013 9:49:51 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 154 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Monday November 11, 2013
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said over the weekend that he's getting lots of pressure to run for president again, but that "it's not on my radar." McCain said previously that he's considering running for reelection when his Senate seat is up in 2016, when he will be 80 years old.
  • Video Game Rejuvenates Brains of Older Adults

    09/06/2013 10:10:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    TechNewsWorld ^ | 09/06/13 7:00 AM PT | By Rachelle Dragani
    A video game that improved cognition in older adults has led researchers to revise their thinking about the brain's plasticity. "This study is small, but nonetheless, is has shown us that the older brain is capable of changing, compensating and adapting," said Molly Wagster of the National Institute on Aging. In other words, you can teach an old dog new tricks. A multitasking 3D video game that helped some older adults show neurological activity similar to much younger adults could lead researchers to a better understanding of the plasticity of the older brain. Researchers from the University of California San...
  • Secret Ruler of the World David Rockefeller turns 98 today

    06/12/2013 7:58:44 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 31 replies
    Self | 6/12/'13 | Zionist Conspirator
    As everyone knows, David Rockefeller is the Secret Ruler of the World (he fired Khrushchev and hired Brezhnev back in '64). Only he's getting kinda long in the tooth now (he turns 98 today!). He is the last surviving grandson of John D. Rockefeller, who ghost wrote The Communist Manifesto for Marx and Engels when he was eight years old. Question: Has he delegated his powers as Secret Ruler of the World to someone else? Has Soros conducted a coup? How much longer is the old coot gonna be around? And most importantly: Who will secretly rule the world when...
  • Kirk Douglas: America is a 'Cowboy Country with too Many Guns'

    06/06/2013 6:56:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 156 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | June 5, 2013 | Staff
    Kirk Douglas looks around America these days and he sees too many guns. The 96-year-old actor, best known for performances in classic films like Spartacus, Paths of Glory and Lust for Life, took to the cyber pages of The Huffington Post to call for more gun control--and far less guns. I often played the good cowboy on screen, riding in to save the day. Now, everybody thinks he is a cowboy too. That frightens me. We have become a cowboy country with too many guns.... I cannot understand the people who are against some form of gun control. They should...
  • Biden to gun skeptics: ‘We’re going to swoop down with Sp Forces & take every gun in America’

    04/09/2013 7:33:13 PM PDT · by jongaltsr · 37 replies
    So they are going to swoop down and take out guns..... Send them to my house first off. I have lots of ammo to use up. Have some neighbors who will stand with me till we run out of ammo. Come join us. No need to let these Facists *or what ever they want to be called* in office put up or shut up. I will fight and it is just as well as sooner than later.
  • Betty White reveals her presidential preference

    05/12/2012 9:49:28 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 91 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/12/12
    Betty White says she usually keeps her political views private but in this presidential election strongly favors one candidate. As she prepares to visit the Smithsonian Institution and National Zoo next week, White told The Associated Press she "very, very much favors" President Barack Obama in the election. The 90-year-old actress said Friday she is very bi-partisan and has stayed away from politics all of her life. She usually never says who she is for or against because she doesn't want to turn off any of her adoring fans. Read more:
  • Hilarious! McCain mistakenly refers to Romney as Obama

    01/06/2012 8:23:20 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 51 replies
    You Tube ^ | January 5, 2012
    Oh man, this is classic. McCain totally referred to Romney as “President Obama” and went on for a few seconds before Gov. Haley corrected him. Hilarious!
  • Fidel Castro says world marching into abyss with shale gas

    01/05/2012 9:18:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thu Jan 5, 2012 11:45pm EST | Reporting by Jeff Franks; Editing by Eric Beech
    Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said on Thursday the world was on an "inexorable march toward the abyss," which he blamed in part on the discovery and exploitation of vast reserves of so-called "shale gas" around the world. Shale gas is natural gas locked in rock formations that in the past decade has been found in great abundance around the world and is now considered a top source of future energy. Castro, 85, wrote in one of his occasional columns published in Cuban state media that "numerous dangers threaten us, but two of them—nuclear war and climate change—are decisive and...
  • Ron Paul: Bachmann Hates Muslims, Santorum Hates Gays

    12/18/2011 8:47:57 AM PST · by VU4G10 · 91 replies
    foxnews ^ | 12.17.11
    A day after a GOP presidential debate, White House hopeful Ron Paul upbraided rival candidate Michele Bachmann for disliking Muslims. "She hates Muslims," Paul said on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Friday. "She wants to go get 'em."
  • ‘On What?’--McCain Says He Didn’t Know Defense Bill He Approved Repealed Military Ban on Sodomy...

    12/07/2011 3:22:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 83 replies
    CNSNews ^ | December 7, 2011 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Complete title: ‘On What?’--McCain Says He Didn’t Know Defense Bill He Approved Repealed Military Ban on Sodomy, Bestiality Video at link ( - Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told on Wednesday that he did not know that the 926-page Defense Department authorization bill that came through his committee and was approved by the Senate last week on 93 to 7 vote included a provision that would repeal the military’s ban on sodomy and bestiality if the bill becomes law. asked McCain: “Senator, did you read the Defense authorization bill that...
  • Ed Koch Backs Obama Re-Election As Polls Show Jewish Support Declining

    09/28/2011 2:01:53 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/28/2011 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch says President Obama’s recent actions, including his speech at the U.N. General Assembly last week, have satisfied him that the president is a firm supporter of Israel. As a result, the Jewish Democrat says he will now back Obama’s re-election bid. Koch’s remarks Tuesday in an email to supporters came two weeks after he was credited for contributing to a Republican special election victory in a historically Democratic New York congressional district by endorsing GOP candidate Bob Turner. The veteran Democrat said he was doing so in a bid to “cause...
  • Going Directly From Adolescence to Senility

    09/14/2011 8:16:28 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 5 replies ^ | 09-15-11 | stolinsky
      Going Directly From Adolescence to Senility David C. Stolinsky Sept. 15, 2011 I once remarked that I intended to go directly from adolescence to senility, bypassing adulthood entirely. Yes, it was a joke, but the underlying facts aren’t at all amusing. We seem to be trying to make my joke a reality. A few good people can help pull up a civilization, and a few bad ones can help pull it down. But in statistics, there is a phenomenon called “regression toward the mean.” A few outliers can pull the figures one way or the other, but over...
  • What is with Harry Reid and the black eye?

    05/20/2011 7:37:24 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 40 replies
    self | 05/20/2011 | pining_4_tx
    Does anyone know how Harry Reid got that huge black eye that he is sporting? I was listening to Levin this evening, and he was speculating that Reid is becoming senile. Could it be that Reid has been having mini-strokes and fell and hurt his eye? He certainly has been weirder and has been making even less sense than usual. Any Freepers know the scoop? And speaking of senators with health issues. Whatever happened to the senator who had the stroke? Has he recovered, or are the Dems just keeping him on and having his staff run the show? If...
  • Worse Than Bigoted ( Helen Thomas )

    12/06/2010 1:18:02 PM PST · by george76 · 35 replies
    wsj ^ | DECEMBER 6, 2010. | JAMES TARANTO
    Helen Thomas's latest may be too much for the Society of Professional Journalists. If your lifelong ambition is to win the Helen Thomas Spirit of Diversity Award from Detroit's Wayne State University, you might as well end it all now. Thomas's alma mater terminated the award Friday "after she made controversial remarks in Dearborn on Thursday... As you might expect, Thomas is not happy with Wayne State's decision. "The leaders of Wayne State University have made a mockery of the First Amendment and disgraced their understanding of its inherent freedom of speech and the press," she told the Free Press....
  • Dan Rather: GOPers ‘Seek to Cut Out President Obama’s Heart & Throw His Liver to the Dogs’

    11/21/2010 9:22:41 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 145 replies
    Dan Rather: GOPers ‘Seek to Cut Out President Obama’s Heart & Throw His Liver to the Dogs’ By Brad Wilmouth Created 11/21/2010 - 12:00pm By Brad Wilmouth | November 21, 2010 | 12:00 On Sunday’s syndicated Chris Matthews Show, panel member and former CBS anchor Dan Rather - currently with HDNET - made an over the top metaphor about the Republican Party wanting to "cut out President Obama’s heart and throw his liver to the dogs." The panel was having a discussion of the likelihood of gridlock, with substitute moderator Norah O’Donnell asking, "Isn’t there some pressure on the Republicans...
  • Is Harry Reid's Senility showing?

    09/16/2010 4:19:00 PM PDT · by topher · 20 replies
    Vanity/Michelle Malkin/Others | September 16, 2010 | Vanity
    Michelle Malkin has the following article about Harry Reid: Creepy Harry Reid hands O’Donnell her first general election ad on a silver platter; Updated She has a picture of Gollum from Lord of the Rings and the ring with Harry Reid superimposed as Gollum, and the ring is transformed into Harry Reid's precious -- Chris Coons -- Christine O'Donnell opponent in Delaware. Michelle Malkin thought that Senator Harry Reid was giving Christine O'Donnell a good campaign commercial to use against Chris Coons, as well as Harry Reid. Then there is the non-sense where Harry Reid is putting the Illegal Alien...
  • BREAKING: Helen Thomas Announces Retirement; Robert Gibbs Calls Remarks “Reprehensible” – Video

    06/07/2010 9:35:59 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 23 replies · 43+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 7, 2010 | Brian
    BREAKING: Fox News is reporting that Helen Thomas has announced her retirement effective immediately from the Hearst Corporation, and as a member of the White House Press Corps. In the video above, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today called anti-Jewish remarks by Helen Thomas “reprehensible”: “I think those remarks were offensive and reprehensible. I think she should and has apologized. Obviously those remarks do not reflect the opinion, certainly, I assume, of most of the people in here, and certainly not of the administration.”

    02/24/2010 3:35:38 PM PST · by mdittmar · 54 replies · 1,545+ views
    SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ^ | February 23, 2010 | SENATOR JOHN McCAIN
    Madam President, I come to the floor to discuss for a few minutes with my colleague from South Carolina the issue of climate change. We all know the budget will be forthcoming. We already understand there will be some $650 billion included in the budget for general revenues that would go as revenues from climate – here it is: $646 billion over 8 years. According to some aides to the administration, it could be as much as $2 trillion. Remarkable. What we have done is we have gone from an attempt to address the issue of climate change through cap...
  • Mystery Song - Title Needed - Audio included! Vanity/Help!

    06/30/2009 5:52:11 PM PDT · by Tunehead54 · 33 replies · 961+ views
    Somewhere in Florida ^ | 6-30-09 | Tunehead54
    Help! The following two MP3s outline a song that I just cannot place. My son (Jimi Hendrix, II) was forcing me to play bass and it popped up - I cannot for the life of me come up with a song title. Any help would be appreciated - I figure it'll take about a minute for someone to name it. Starting stopwatch now! ;-) I did two takes so you get two takes (Dialups be warned - they're ~ 1MB each ... Mystery_Song_1.mp3 Mystery_Song_1a.mp3
  • More confirmation that Pelosi lied

    05/09/2009 7:36:12 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 36 replies · 2,197+ views
    Hot Air ^ | May 9, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to evade responsibility for her role in approving the use of waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques took another hit today in the Washington Post — and this time the fire comes from her side of the aisle. Pete Hoekstra upped the ante as well, demanding the release of precise minutes of Congressional briefings, and Leon Panetta has promised to make them available, at least to Capitol Hill:
  • McCain on Presidential Address Live Webcast [barf]

    02/24/2009 7:54:31 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 27 replies · 1,479+ views
    CBS ^ | 2009-02-24
    * Willing to work with Obama on health care. * Talked about Palin: "I think the world of Sarah." * Admitted rushing into TARP.
  • McCain: Obama Speech Lacked Detail [but still "excellent"] [also talks about Palin]

    02/24/2009 9:08:29 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 34 replies · 2,323+ views
    CBS News - Political Hotsheet ^ | 2009-02-24 | Michelle Levi
    Despite the fact that he might have wished he had been the man who just finished his first address to a joint session of Congress as president, Sen. John McCain had kind words for President Obama's address this evening. "The president gave a very effective speech," McCain told Katie Couric on's presidential webcast following Mr. Obama’s address. "His delivery and the theme of the speech was excellent."Still, McCain said, "now I would like to know how we are going to implement it." "I don't know where Social Security was,” McCain said. “I don't know how you increase all of...
  • McCain says healthcare overhaul possible ["eager to work with" Obama] [Socialist agenda]

    02/24/2009 8:59:02 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies · 1,650+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2009-02-24 | Steve Holland
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator John McCain said on Tuesday night he believed an overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system was possible this year after President Barack Obama called for such a timetable. In his speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Obama said that due to rising costs, revamping the healthcare system "must not wait, and it will not wait another year." McCain, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, said in an interview after the speech that he felt an accord was reachable this year. "I do think it's...
  • Greenspan Suggests Bank Nationalization

    02/18/2009 8:45:45 PM PST · by djf · 21 replies · 645+ views
    Former Fed Chairman and longtime free-market icon Alan Greenspan now says nationalization of U.S. banks might be the “least bad” way forward in the ongoing financial system collapse. In making the comment, Greenspan joined Republican Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, in testing the waters for support of the idea of letting government simply take over failing banks. Germany also this week cleared the way for bank nationalization as a last resort. “It may be necessary to temporarily nationalize some banks in order to facilitate a swift and orderly restructuring,” Greenspan told the Financial Times...
  • Andy Griffith for Obama???

    10/25/2008 7:42:35 AM PDT · by ETL · 67 replies · 2,669+ views
    several sources | recent (October 2008) | several authors
    I knew 'Opie" was a naive little kid, but I thought Andy was the wise one! Say it ain't so, Andy?? From the Yahoo! Newsroom, October 23, 2008Celebs go to great lengths for Obama excerpt: Luckily for Obama, some celebrities are taking extreme measures to show their support for him. It's no surprise to see celebrities lining up for the Democratic ticket, but these stars are going above and beyond the normal call of duty. First up, we have director Ron Howard resurrecting not one, but two, classic roles that he admits he'd rather leave behind: Opie Taylor from...
  • 106-year-old voter chooses Obama

    10/12/2008 1:57:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 121 replies · 2,928+ views
    BBC ^ | October 12, 2008 | David Willey
    b>A 106-year-old American nun living in a convent in Rome could well be the oldest person to vote in the 2008 US Presidential election. Sister Cecilia Gaudette, who last voted for President Eisenhower in 1952, has registered to vote and says she will vote for Democrat Barack Obama. Although hard of hearing, she keeps herself informed by reading newspapers and watching TV at the convent. "I'm encouraged by Senator Obama," she says. "I've never met him, but he seems to be a good man with a good private life. That's the first thing. Then he must be able to govern,"...
  • Betty White: Sarah Palin Is A Crazy Bitch!

    10/10/2008 2:58:29 PM PDT · by pissant · 140 replies · 3,595+ views
    Hollywood Scoop ^ | 10/10/08 | staff
    Madonna’s not the only one with an opinion about Sarah Palin. Or Lindsay Lohan. Or Diddy. Or Courtney Love. Ok, a lot of celebrities have an opinion about her! But Betty White is the latest star to share some choice words about the Vice Presidential candidate. She appeared on Craig Ferguson last night and referred to her as “one crazy bitch.” We love when old people curse! It makes it so much funnier. Check out the clip.
  • McCain "Calms the Crowd" at Minnesota Town Meeting

    10/10/2008 3:41:37 PM PDT · by Sibre Fan · 585 replies · 17,247+ views
    The Page / Time Magazine ^ | 10/10/2008 | Mark Halperin
    After days of watching in silence, McCain calms the crowd at his Minnesota town meeting. “I want everyone to be respectful. And let’s make sure we are, because that’s the way politics is done in America.” Tells one supporter who says he’s scared of an Obama presidency: “I have to tell you, he is a decent person, a person that you do not have to be scared [of] as president of the United States.” After a woman calls Obama “an Arab,” McCain interrupts to say: “No, ma’am. He is a decent family man, citizen
  • Buchanan on Palin

    09/16/2008 6:31:34 AM PDT · by Jack85321 · 266 replies · 513+ views
    Human Events ^ | 9/16/08 | Buchanan
    In St. Paul, Palin was told to cancel a meeting with Phyllis Schlafly and pro-life conservatives. McCain's operatives said Palin had to rest for her Wednesday convention speech. Yet, on Tuesday, Palin was behind closed doors with Joe Lieberman and officials of the Israeli lobby AIPAC. There, according to The Washington Post, Palin took and passed her oral exams.
  • Greenspan: We can't afford McCain's tax cuts

    09/14/2008 7:09:50 AM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 62 replies · 379+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | 9/14/2008 | Too ashamed to say
    WASHINGTON - Alan Greenspan says the country can't afford tax cuts of the magnitude proposed by Republican presidential contender John McCain — at least not without a corresponding reduction in government spending. "Unless we cut spending, no," the former Federal Reserve chairman said Friday when asked McCain's proposed tax cuts, pegged in some estimates at $3.3 trillion. "I'm not in favor of financing tax cuts with borrowed money," Greenspan said during an interview with Bloomberg Television. "I always have tied tax cuts to spending."
  • And None Dare Call It Treason - RE: McCain's foreign policy adviser

    08/22/2008 5:01:13 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 35 replies · 519+ views
    Human ^ | 8/22/08 | PAT BUCHANAN
    Who is Randy Scheunemann? He is the principal foreign policy adviser to John McCain and potential successor to Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski as national security adviser to the president of the United States. But Randy Scheunemann has another identity, another role. He is a dual loyalist, a foreign agent whose assignment is to get America committed to spilling the blood of her sons for client regimes who have made this moral mercenary a rich man. From January 2007 to March 2008, the McCain campaign paid Scheunemann $70,000 -- pocket change compared to the $290,000 his Orion Strategies banked in...
  • Cocaine Brain Damage May Be Permanent [re: Obama's past cocaine habit]

    08/05/2008 1:18:52 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 28 replies · 1,874+ views
    UPI ^ | January 1 2003 | UPI International
    ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan 01, 2003 (United Press International via COMTEX) -- Cocaine appears to damage and perhaps destroy the brain cells associated with the "high" it produces, researchers reported Wednesday. "...the specific neurons interacting with cocaine are disturbed, damaged and maybe destroyed in the drug-use process."
  • Obama Campaign Site: Alzheimer's Disease is Funny

    07/27/2008 9:48:52 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 14 replies · 1,701+ views
    Grizzly Groundswell ^ | 7/27/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    Alzheimer’s Disease is certainly not funny to anyone who has lost a relative to a neurodegenerative disease, but Barack Obama’s supporters apparently think otherwise. The following material is sanctioned by the campaign’s moderators, whose job is to remove “offensive” and “disrespectful” material from We encourage our readers to circulate this material as widely as possible. John Mccain is unelectable - he has the symptoms of early alzheimer’s disease Post from angels of hope: John Mccain is unelectable - he has the symptoms of early alzheimer’s disease By ♄♄♄ dreams of peace( who is ready to slap hillary clinton...
  • Broder's Bizarre Non Sequitur

    07/03/2008 11:44:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies · 234+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Wha-h-h-h? This has to go down as one of the stranger non sequiturs from a pundit of national standing. Responding to a study that concludes that burgeoning multiculturalism threatens national unity, David Broder takes solace in the fact that 34 years ago, the American body politic booted Richard Nixon from office. In his column of today, One Nation No More?, Broder comments on the study, E Pluribus Unum, recently released by the The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.
  • John McCain confident of party nomination

    02/02/2008 6:59:52 PM PST · by jdm · 104 replies · 817+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | Sunday, Feb. 03, 2008 | By Tim Shipman
    The Sunday Telegraph spent three days with the man most likely to be the next president of the United States, riding on his bus and plane, as a campaign that still sees itself as a guerrilla force built on his victory in Tuesday's Florida primary John McCain got to sit in the Oval Office last week. What's more, while there he received the quiet blessing of Nancy Reagan, widow of the man every Republican candidate wants to emulate. In fact he was visiting a replica of America's most famous office, at the Reagan presidential library in California, the venue for...
  • Talking Cambio With McCain in Miami

    01/26/2008 2:56:17 AM PST · by a77 · 20 replies · 176+ views
    washingtonpost ^ | Jan 25, 2008
    MIAMI -- The Latin Builders Association basked in the attention of four Republican candidates today, all of whom pledged to pay attention to issues prized by Latino voters. While Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came at the end of the day, as association members were sipping cocktails, he came with a key guest: Sen. Mel Martinez, who formally announced he is endorsing his colleague for president. "The man that we should trust with the leadership of our nation as commander in chief ought to be John McCain," Martinez said, breaking into a mix of Spanish and English. "This is a man...
  • McCain aide touts 'Mexico first' policy

    01/25/2008 11:48:21 AM PST · by squireofgothos · 30 replies · 126+ views
    WND ^ | 1-25-08 | Jerome R. Corsi
    In an appearance on ABC's Nightline in 2001, Hernandez said, referring to Mexican immigrants in the U.S., "I want the third generation, the seventh generation, I want them all to think 'Mexico first.'" Hernandez told the Associated Press the same year, "I never knew the border as a limitation. I'd be delighted if all of us could come and go between these two marvelous countries." Last August, Hernandez published a book entitled "The New American Pioneers: Why Are We Afraid of Mexican Immigrants?" in which he argued Mexican immigrants, both legal and illegal, were at the forefront of establishing a...
  • McGovern: Time to impeach Bush

    01/06/2008 4:41:06 PM PST · by jdm · 59 replies · 1,202+ views
    CNN ^ | Jan. 06, 2008 | Alexander Mooney
    WASHINGTON (CNN) – George McGovern, the Democratic Party's 1972 nominee for president, is calling on Congress to impeach President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. And in an editorial in Sunday's Washington Post, McGovern writes the case for impeaching the current president is "far stronger" than the case made against former President Richard Nixon — the man who soundly defeated McGovern in the general election match up."Bush and Cheney are clearly guilty of numerous impeachable offenses," McGovern writes. "They have repeatedly violated the Constitution. They have transgressed national and international law. They have lied to the American people time after...
  • McGovern: Impeach Bush, Cheney Now

    01/06/2008 10:37:13 AM PST · by melt · 100 replies · 354+ views
    CBS News ^ | 1/6/08 | David Morgan
    (CBS) The former Democratic nominee for president who ran against a president later driven from office under threat of impeachment, today said that impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney is "the rightful course for an American patriot." George McGovern, a former South Dakota Senator who ran on the Democratic ticket in 1972 as an anti-war advocate, wrote in an op-ed for The Washington Post that, while he steered clear of calling for the impeachment of Richard Nixon in the '70s - fearing it would appear as "an expression of personal vengeance" against his opponent who...
  • Bill Clinton turns enemy into a friend

    01/02/2008 8:57:35 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 20 replies · 380+ views
    The Times ^ | 1/3/07 | James Bone
    Richard Mellon Scaife, the reclusive right-wing billionaire who financed a “family values” crusade that almost bought down President Bill Clinton, has offered surprising praise for the politician he once despised - and admitted they both share an interest in philandering. The heir to the Mellon banking fortune was once scorned by Democrats as the shadowy figure behind what Hillary Clinton dubbed “the vast right-wing conspiracy”. Mr Scaife backed the so-called Arkansas Project that produced a series of stories in the American Spectator magazine into Mr Clinton’s sex life, including the notorious “Troopergate” piece that spurred Paula Jones’ sexual harrassment suit...