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  • The Salivation Army

    05/21/2013 11:25:48 AM PDT · by BluesDuke · 1 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | 21 May 2013 | Yours Truly
    Try this one, if you will. Umpires can botch home run calls (hello, Angel Hernandez) and get away with it, more or less. Sometimes, they can botch pitching change rules (hello, Fielden Culbreth) with a little help from managers who don’t know the rules quite yet (hello, Bo Porter). But who knew our beloved human elements (aren’t you getting exhausted of that tiresome phrase and its customary accompanying rhetoric?) could miss a no-questions-asked application from the latest inductee into the Salivation Army? In the second inning Monday night, Miami Marlins righthander Alex Sanabia had just been taken into the seats...
  • REPORTS: No Live Ammo for Marines

    09/13/2012 9:38:46 AM PDT · by Cliff Dweller · 236 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | Sept 13. 2012 | Adam Kredo
    U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition, limiting their ability to respond to attacks like those this week on the U.S. consulate in Cairo. Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson “did not permit U.S. Marine guards to carry live ammunition,” according to multiple reports on U.S. Marine Corps blogs spotted by Nightwatch. “She neutralized any U.S. military capability that was dedicated to preserve her life and protect the US Embassy.” If true, the reports indicate that Patterson shirked her obligation to protect U.S. interests, Nightwatch states.
  • State Dept Denied Marines From Carrying Live Ammo At Cairo Embassy

    09/13/2012 11:02:33 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 40 replies ^ | 9-13-2012 | Dana Loesch
    Did the State Department ban Marines from carrying ammo at the U.S. embassy in Cairo? That's what some are reporting, as well as claiming our Ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, had forbidden it. U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition, limiting their ability to respond to attacks like those this week on the U.S. consulate in Cairo. Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson “did not permit US Marine guards to carry live ammunition,” according to multiple reports on U.S. Marine Corps blog spotted by Nightwatch. “She neutralized any US...
  • Obama's plan to disarm America (video, in his own words)

    08/21/2008 10:06:56 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 21 replies · 1,228+ views
    Amazing...what he says on tape to (apparently) some liberal group..........

    07/27/2006 4:11:41 PM PDT · by peggybac · 142 replies · 5,442+ views
    Chrissy isn't letting her say a thing.
  • Harkin calls for troop pullout in Iraq

    03/04/2006 3:05:04 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 135 replies · 1,952+ views
    AP ^ | March 4 2006
    Iowa Senator Tom Harkin has called for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, saying it's the only solution after recent religious violence in that nation. Harkin's comments place him among the first members of Congress to publicly state that the war in Iraq has become a fight between Muslim factions. The criticism follows a CBS poll last week that showed 65 percent of respondents disapproved of President Bush's handling of the war, his worst marks since the war started three years ago. A White House spokesman says retreat before victory would be reckless.
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!

    10/02/2004 12:38:28 PM PDT · by forest · 5 replies · 508+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #319 ^ | 10-3-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Strip the Army of those Bradley Fighting Vehicles[1] used in the Golf War. And take away the big M-1 Abrams Tanks[2] the Army likes so well. Strip the Navy of the last few fancy Aircraft Carriers[3] so popular to provide air cover. Then, scrap the Aegis anti aircraft system[4] the Navy depends on to search, track and guide missile functions. Scrap those P-3 Orion[5] upgrades, too. The Navy doesn't really need the better anti-submarine warfare aircraft. Over at the Air Force, let's get rid of the B2 stealth bomber[6] that sneaks in on targets and wages destruction. Also get rid...
  • U.S. Military Prepares For Possible Kerry Presidency

    09/12/2004 3:02:28 PM PDT · by Registered · 54 replies · 4,456+ views
    RegisteredMedia ^ | 09-12-04 | Registered
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  • DU meltdown watch - Day 2

    09/04/2004 1:22:52 PM PDT · by DixieOklahoma · 124 replies · 2,495+ views
    Democratic Underground | 9/3/04 | Dixieoklahoma
    From DU (GET READY THE SPITBALLS ARE ON THE WAY!) " For months I have been predicting a Kerry landslide, something on the order of 60/40. I now doubt that it will work out that way and in fact I am becomming convinced that we are going to lose this election. We do not have to lose it, but if John Kerry and John Edwards contine to lay down in the face of filth like that spewed by Zell Miller this past week we do not stand a chance. That 11 point bounce we all deny exists is real and...
  • Bush, Republicans reduce John Kerry to a punch line

    09/03/2004 9:00:52 PM PDT · by Petronski · 145 replies · 3,447+ views
    Knight Ridder Newspapers ^ | 3-Sep-4 | William Douglas
    NEW YORK - Before a recent rally for President Bush in Las Cruces, N. M., campaign officials showed the crowd a video featuring John Kerry's shifting explanations of his stands on issues. The audience broke into laughter toward the end as a catchy theme from a popular `60s TV show accompanied the clip: "They call him Flipper, Flipper, faster than lightning/ No one you see is smarter than he." That tack was hardly unusual. In fact, on the campaign trail and at this week's Republican convention, Bush and other GOP speakers reduced Kerry to a punch line: a flip-flopping Boston...
  • Fallout From Zell Miller Speech Still Unknown (Positive response from focus group of independents)

    09/03/2004 10:22:51 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 33 replies · 2,320+ views
    Yahoo News?WP ^ | Sept. 3, 2004 | John F. Harris
    ...a focus group conducted with 17 independent voters in Ohio by GOP pollster Frank Luntz for MSNBC drew a mostly positive response. These voters, Luntz said, did not care for Miller's attacks on the Democratic Party because they were too "broad-brush," but the attacks on Kerry resonated because Miller anchored his criticism in specific arguments about Kerry's record. "They liked facts," Luntz said. "They're not responding to style. They're asking for a level of detail." The group, in which voters turned dials to register reaction to each line of the speech, thought the most "memorable" passage of Miller's speech was...
  • Zell Miller Speech From Republican National Convention Now Available Free From iTunes Music Store

    09/03/2004 2:39:08 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 4 replies · 1,150+ views
    iTunes Music Store ^ | 9/3/2004 | Zell Miller
    I checked the iTunes music store today and they have finally posted the speeches from Wednesday, including Zell Miller's! They are being made available as free audiobook downloads. Requires iTunes for Mac (OS X) or Windows (2000 or XP) (available here) plus an iTunes account. If you already have iTunes software and an account, clicking on the source URL for this thread should take you directly to Zell's speech. Search "RNC" to get a list of all nineteen speeches offered to date.
  • Kerry FReep Ideas

    09/03/2004 10:45:38 AM PDT · by TBP · 4 replies · 474+ views
    TBP | Today | TBP
    My wife and I were talking yesterday about Zell Miller's great speech and his line about "U.S. forces armed with what? Spitballs?" inspired us. Is Kerry coming to your community? If not, is there a Kerry campaign office near you? Here are a couple of ideas about helping to keep Kerry's embarrassingly weak position on national security in thepublic mind. First, get some straws (used for shooting spitballs, as you remember from when you had a substitute teacher.) Mark them "M-16D [for Democrat] -- courtesy of John Kerry." Use them to simulate firing spitballs at each other --after all, we...
  • Caption Pictures of John Kerry Weapon Stockpiles

    09/03/2004 6:05:30 AM PDT · by craig_eddy · 11 replies · 2,405+ views
    n/a | 9/3/2004 | Craig Eddy
    If John Kerry gets elected, will these weapon stockpiles be made illegal? Zell Miller wants to know...
  • LIVE THREAD: John Kerry's (Desperate) Midnight Campaign Stop!!!

    09/02/2004 8:41:10 PM PDT · by Howlin · 1,496 replies · 38,665+ views | September 2, 2004
    Have at him!!!!!

    09/02/2004 4:38:18 PM PDT · by Aarchaeus · 3 replies · 298+ views
    Archaeus | Aarchaeus
    A NATION OF PEACE It’s two thousand and five, and I’m allowed to say A short piece about America, and how it is today. Now my story starts with how the last election went— We got a new commander-in-chief, a.k.a. president. Now there were people in the world who wanted to do us harm But our new commander-in-chief said, “There’s no cause for alarm. I’m sure they’re good folks, so it won’t be so grim, They won’t attack us if we just don’t offend them. So we can save a lot of money if our arsenal is cut down, I’ve...
  • Fury in Dem-Land: Bloggers Want Kerry to Hit Back

    09/02/2004 10:57:08 AM PDT · by albertp · 79 replies · 2,103+ views
    CNSNews.Com ^ | September 2, 2004 | Susan Jones
    Fury in Dem-Land: Bloggers Want Kerry to Hit Back By Susan Jones Morning Editor September 02, 2004 ( - Democrats on Thursday described Republicans as the "angry party," but rank-and-file Democrats were the ones venting their fury on Republicans -- via a Democrat-sponsored blog, calling "Kicking A**." Many of the people posting comments on the "daily dispatches" website said it's time for Kerry to fight back. What's he waiting for, they asked. "Last night, the Republican Party proved once and for all that it has nothing to offer the American people," says the Democratic National Committee's Kicking A** website....
  • Awwww shucks! CNN says Zell was mean...

    09/02/2004 3:28:30 AM PDT · by sonofatpatcher2 · 26 replies · 1,712+ views
    CNN early morning show ^ | 9-2-004 | Carol Costello
    Sweet little Carol Costello just said Zell was mean in his speech... Not a real exception, just a recap...
  • Transcript of Senator Zell Millers speech prior to the GA GOP Convention

    05/18/2004 7:18:40 PM PDT · by Tatze · 19 replies · 2,507+ views
    Zell Miller | 05/15/2004 | Zell Miller
    U.S. Senator Zell Miller Bush-Cheney '04 Leadership Meeting Columbus, Georgia May 15, 2004 I'm still amazed when I get such a warm welcome from Republican audiences. And very pleased. I'm afraid that my old Democratic ties that bind have become unraveled. But that's all right. For in my heart and in my head, I know I'm doing the right thing. I know where I am going and I know why I am going there. I know we have a strong Commander-in-Chief, guided by the right principles and I know that my family and the people of this nation are...