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  • Former Air America Radio Host Rants 'I Hate This G**-damned Country!'

    07/05/2012 9:56:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 123 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 5, 2012 | Jack Coleman
    What is it about leftists and their hate-hate affair with America? RadioOrNot.com host Nicole Sandler, formerly of the justifiably defunct Air America Radio, has upped the ante on libtalker Bill Press, who vented about his visceral loathing for the national anthem, and chirpy MSNBC weekend host Chris Hayes, who sniffed in disdain at the notion of fallen soldiers as "heroes." (Audio clip after page break).Libtalker: I HATE This G-D Country!Heck, Sandler hates the nation as a whole, not just its venerated secular hymn and most selfless warriors. Here is Sander filling in for liberal soulmate Randi Rhodes on Tuesday, the...
  • Ted Turner: Is God speaking in Gulf Coast spill?

    05/18/2010 7:56:03 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 66 replies · 1,009+ views
    CNN ^ | May 17th, 2010
    Sometimes referred to as “The Mouth of the South,” the CNN founder lashed out against religious believers in the past. He once dubbed Christianity a “religion for losers” and wondered aloud whether the Ash Wednesday observers around him at work were “Jesus freaks.” His marriage to Jane Fonda was rumored to become strained when she started finding religion. And while his stance has certainly mellowed with the years - he apologized for his past comments and joined with churches in 2008 to fight malaria - his suggestion that God may have had a hand in the oil disaster that killed...
  • Elena Kagan in 2005: Barack Obama is my hero (VIDEO)

    05/13/2010 9:12:38 AM PDT · by day21221 · 21 replies · 725+ views
    youtube.com/ ^ | 10.05.2005 | Elena Kagan
    video ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWV6YTrWthE&feature=player_embedded#!
  • Bill Moyers: Republicans Are Trying to Slit Obama's Throat (video barf)

    09/09/2009 10:49:22 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies · 880+ views
    PBS ^ | Sept. 8, 2009 | Mike Hoft
    Your tax dollars at work... funding this America-hating gasbag on PBS. Bill Moyers goes on a tirade against Republicans and angry town hall protesters for not allowing Obama to nationalize health care.
  • Rosa Brooks: Paranoid, rage-driven, xenophobic nuts are taking over the Republican Party

    04/17/2009 9:07:14 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 70 replies · 2,204+ views
    la times ^ | October 16, 2008 (before she was an appointee) | Rosa Brooks
    Paranoid, rage-driven, xenophobic nuts are taking over the Republican Party. Liberals haven't had so much fun in decades. Aside from the dwindling size of our 401(k)s, life is treating us well. True, we're heading into a major recession. But that's OK: That just presents us with new opportunities to Do Good. And while we wait for President Obama to bring us New Deal 2.0, we'll also get a few giggles out of watching the Bush administration preside over the nationalization of the nation's financial sector. (Tip: Practice saying "social democracy." Also, practice saying "Told ya so!" with compassion.) Maybe most...
  • CBS’s Couric Praises Barack Obama as the ‘Anti-Bush’

    02/04/2009 1:33:15 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 69 replies · 2,109+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | February 4, 2009 - 15:39 | Kyle Drennen
    Appearing on Wednesday’s CBS Early Show, Evening News anchor Katie Couric discussed her White House interview with President Obama regarding the withdrawal of recent cabinet nominees: "He is surprisingly relaxed...extremely comfortable, very focused. It’s very different than sort of the buttoned-up Bush White House...he said to every person who interviewed him...that he ‘screwed up,’ he ‘messed up.’ And I think he really is trying to be the anti-Bush because President Bush was so criticized for never saying, you know, ‘I made a mistake.’" On Tuesday’s Evening News, Couric portrayed Obama as a victim. Early Show co-host Harry Smith agreed with...
  • Obama backing down on China [another embarrassment for the President]

    02/04/2009 5:30:22 AM PST · by AfterManyASummer · 42 replies · 2,064+ views
    The Obama administration backed away from a confrontation with China after Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said during confirmation hearings that “President Obama — backed by the conclusions of a broad range of economists — believes that China is manipulating its currency.” China immediately hit back, denying that it manipulated its currency to get an unfair trade advantage. Within days, Vice President Joe Biden said on television: “There's been no judgment based in the administration that there has been a manipulation.” That word, he explained, “triggers within trade agreements certain responses.” And President Obama himself telephoned Hu Jintao to give his...
  • Obama: Government is only solution to fixing economy

    01/08/2009 6:55:53 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 55 replies · 1,945+ views
    Obama: Government is only solution to fixing economy By Klaus Marre Posted: 01/08/09 08:55 AM [ET] President-elect Obama on Thursday plans to highlight the need for a massive stimulus measure by saying that only the government has the power to jumpstart the ailing economy. “If nothing is done, this recession could linger for years. The unemployment rate could reach double digits. Our economy could fall $1 trillion short of its full capacity, which translates into more than $12,000 in lost income for a family of four,” Obama will say during an address at George Mason University, according to prepared remarks...
  • 'Chiefs, Thieves, and Priests' - Science writer Matt Ridley on the causes of poverty and...

    01/07/2009 12:13:51 PM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies · 1,034+ views
    Reason ^ | February 2009 | Ronald Bailey
    Science writer Matt Ridley on the causes of poverty and prosperityMatt Ridley, an Oxford-educated zoologist, turned to journalism in 1983, when he got a job as The Economist’s science reporter. He soon became the magazine’s Washington correspondent and eventually served as it’s American editor. This time in the United States had a profound intellectual effect on Ridley, ultimately leading him to become a self-described classical liberal, a “person who believes in economic freedom and social freedom, too.” Ridley, 50, has written several superb books that combine clear explanations of complex biology with discussions of the science’s implications for human society....
  • Former NY Timesman Chris Hedges Admits He Is a Socialist

    12/29/2008 8:06:20 PM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 24 replies · 1,030+ views
    NewsBuster ^ | December 29, 2008 | P. J. Gladnick
    Surprise! Surprise! Former New York Times reporter Chris Hedges has admitted what almost anyone familiar with his reality-challenged rantings already knew: he is a socialist. Hedges explains in Truthdig Why I Am a Socialist (emphasis mine): The corporate forces that are looting the Treasury and have plunged us into a depression will not be contained by the two main political parties. The Democratic and Republican parties have become little more than squalid clubs of privilege and wealth, whores to money and corporate interests, hostage to a massive arms industry, and so adept at deception and self-delusion they no longer know...
  • Roger Ebert: This land was made for you and me (on Obama's election)

    11/06/2008 9:05:53 AM PST · by weegee · 91 replies · 4,055+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | November 4, 2008 8:47 PM | Roger Ebert
    As the mighty tide swept the land on Tuesday night, I was transfixed. As the pundits pondered red states and blue states, projections and exit polls, I was swept with emotion. Not because America was "electing its first Black president." That comes a little late in the day. It was because America was electing the right President. Our long national nightmare is ending. America will not soon again start a war based on lies and propaganda. We will not torture. We will restore the rights of freedom of speech, freedom of privacy, and habeas corpus. We will enter at last...
  • Olbermann: Republicans have hijacked 9/11

    09/11/2008 7:11:00 AM PDT · by GLH3IL · 128 replies · 561+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 09/10/2008 | By Keith Olbermann
    But 9/11 has become a brand name. A Republican campaign slogan. Propaganda of the lowest form. 9/11 has become 9/11 with a trademark logo. 9/11 (TM) has sustained a president who long ago should have been dismissed, or impeached. It has kept him and his gang of financial and constitutional crooks in office without — literally — any visible means of support. The political party in office at the time of the attacks, at the local, state and national levels, the party which uniformly ignored the warnings and the presidential administration already through twenty percent of its first term and...
  • Some background on Bill Ayers' SDS comrade, Michael Klonsky (Chicago Annenberg Challenge-related)

    09/01/2008 10:07:36 AM PDT · by ETL · 36 replies · 1,850+ views
    various sources | various authors
    "One of Bill Ayers’ and Bernardine Dohrn’s comrades in the late 60s Students for a Democratic Society was Mike Klonsky. When Dohrn and Ayers moved in one direction toward the violent tactics of the Weather Underground, Klonsky, in the wake of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, dropped the pro-Russian communist politics of his parents and became a committed Maoist. As leader of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) in 1977 [not to be confused with Communist Party USA. CPML no longer exists, CPUSA formed decades earlier and is still around-ETL], he travelled to Beijing and was toasted by the senior Beijing leadership....
  • Antiwar rally to feature Latours Folksingers ‘join hands to end the war’

    09/05/2008 1:32:09 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 8 replies · 384+ views
    BANGOR, Maine — Folk singers Larry and Leslie Latour, along with Judd Esty-Kendall, will open a “Join Hands to End the War. Build the Peace. Rebuild the Economy” rally at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Paul Bunyan Park on Main Street. [snip] Among the featured speakers will be Mary Trotochaud who with her husband, Rick McDowell, moved to Baghdad in 2003 to work with emerging Iraqi civil society organizations and coordinate relief and development projects for the American Friends Service Committee. Other speakers include labor activist Katrina Bisheimer; Iranian-American history student Hosain Aghamoosa; social worker Doug Crate; Veterans for...
  • Lefty reporter gets herself arrested in St. Paul

    09/02/2008 10:58:59 AM PDT · by DogBarkTree · 11 replies · 157+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 9/2/08 | Thomas Lifson
    The left blogosphere is outraged! Amy Goodman, whose "Democracy now!" website/radio/TV empire inhabits the far reaches of left wing activism, got herself arrested in St. Paul, and the arrest (which you can see on YouTube is being denounced as some for of violent atrocity. Watch the brief video for yourself and see:
  • Obama Foolishness: Running For President Gives Me More Executive Experience Than Gov. Palin

    09/02/2008 7:56:42 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 33 replies · 160+ views
    The Patriot Room | September 2, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    This guy is awesome. Let’s just get this fact out right up front. Barack Obama has no executive experience. Period. Any question about his executive experience is a trick question, and Obama should know that. It cannot logically be answered because he has never been an executive and thus cannot have any executive experience. But being Barack, I guess he can Hope for some. Hope counts for something, doesn’t it? So when Anderson Cooper asks Obama to compare his executive experience to that of Sarah Palin, The Messiah almost made me spray my coffee. Partial transcript follows the video.
  • Current and Former Republicans Line Up for Obama

    08/12/2008 12:28:18 PM PDT · by FocusNexus · 75 replies · 426+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Aug. 12, 2008 | FoxNews
    Barack Obama's campaign is rolling out a number of centrist Republicans who are endorsing the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee over Republican rival John McCain - in a show of his ability to win cross-over votes. A conference call Tuesday featured former Iowa Rep. Jim Leach, former White House intelligence adviser Rita Hauser and former Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee, who represented his state as a Republican, but switched to become a Democrat so he could vote for Obama in the primary. Leach predicted that a lot of Republicans and independents are going to be attracted by Obama's campaign. The Obama...
  • Obama: McCain Trying to Make Voters 'Scared' of Me

    07/30/2008 12:26:13 PM PDT · by redstates4ever · 102 replies · 425+ views
    ABC News ^ | 7/30/08 | (not provided)
    While campaigning in a traditionally Republican district, Sen. Barack Obama attempted to beat back rumors about him– telling the Springfield, Missouri crowd that Republicans and Sen. McCain are trying to make voters “scared” of him because they don’t have another strategy.“Nobody thinks that Bush or McCain have a real answer for the challenges we face. So what they are going to try to do is make you scared of me,” Obama warned, “You know he's not patriotic enough. He's got a funny name. You know, he doesn't look like all of those other presidents on the dollar bills.”
  • The Obama Madness Is Over

    07/30/2008 8:36:39 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 9 replies · 128+ views
    Voice Link ^ | 29 July 2008 | Rev. Lainie Dowell
    The Obama Madness Is Over By Rev. Lainie Dowell Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) is not going to be the President of the United States. He is never going to be qualified. He has not only said in his own mind that he will be the President but much worse. He believes that he is already the President. However, many citizens of the United States recognize him for the destroyer he really is. Instead of being a healer, he brings with him all the hurt, pain, and harm not only for Americans but for the world. Americans are crying out to...
  • Franken forgets state’s pro-gun viewpoint

    07/18/2008 6:23:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies · 205+ views
    Albert Lea Tribune ^ | 17 July, 2008 | John Holly
    In one of Senate candidate Al Franken’s literary efforts titled “Rush Limbaugh Is A Big Fat Idiot,” he reveals his personal feelings about a topic important to many Minnesotans. In Chapter 12 of his book, I learned that candidate Franken is against private ownership of guns due to his belief that firearms in the home are “too dangerous.” I believe these views are more consistent with California or New York, where Mr. Franken still maintains corporate interests. His problem is Minnesota has always been a pro-gun state. Remember, a bipartisan majority passed “conceal and carry.” I called the National Rifle...