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  • Rick Perry vs. Barack Obama — not worth 1,000 words [that side-by-side really struck a nerve]

    08/25/2011 1:32:33 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 88 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 25, 2011 | Alexandra Petri
    ....The image of Rick Perry and Barack Obama that has been circulating is worth 300, at most. The above “side-by-side comparison,” tweeted by David Limbaugh, has torn through the Internets of late. It’s supposed to be a “side-by-side comparison.” True, Obama is not actually 22. He’s 20. From a 20-year-old’s perspective, this is a tremendous and unbridgeable gap, but to everyone else it’s a case of potato, potato. But let’s take this as a comparison. What can we learn upon analyzing this photo? Perry accessorizes with airplanes. Obama accessorizes with very, very ill-advised hats. Perry gets a cool fighter...
  • Congress' response to gas price is to sputter (RATS on 'VACATION'/gridlock are for drilling)

    08/01/2008 7:28:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies · 212+ views
    2 Journal Now .com ^ | 8/01/08 | H. Josef Hebert
    Congress' response to gas price is to sputterBoth parties jockeyed for political points By H. Josef Hebert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: August 1, 2008 WASHINGTON - In a summer of nationwide anguish over fuel costs, Congress' attack on high gasoline prices has been full of high-octane rhetoric and low-energy results. **SNIP** One energy issue has overshadowed the others: Congress has been in gridlock because of sharp disagreement between Democrats and Republicans over whether to open the coastal waters of the Atlantic and Pacific to oil and gas drilling. **SNIP** "If you want to take pressure off price, we ought to...
  • Uh, Uh, Uh, Uh, Uh (The Lord Messiah Spoofs Scrappleface - El Rushbo Laff Riot Classic)

    07/22/2008 5:51:03 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 83 replies · 1,053+ views
    Rush ^ | 7/22/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Grab audio sound bite number 26 first, Mike. I didn't know we'd get to this this early. I asked Cookie to put together a little montage here of all the stuttering around that Obama did in his press conference today and I want you to hear this because -- and we didn't repeat anything here. It goes 46 seconds, and we're doing this because we hear constantly, "What a great orator and a great communicator! Ohhhh, this man is smooth!" Just listen. This is a great illustration here of what happened when you take the teleprompter and your prepared...