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  • Cindy McCain Stands Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' and Her Husband

    11/12/2010 1:05:49 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 48 replies · 2+ views
    ABC News ^ | Nov. 12, 2010 | Devin Dwyer
    Cindy McCain has delivered a double-barreled rebuke -- to the military's "don't ask don't tell" policy -- and to her husband, one of the policy's leading supporters. She chose as her forum a new anti-bullying public service video sponsored by a California gay and lesbian rights group. ...Her appearances, totaling less than 15 seconds in the two and a half minute film, are interspersed between those of other celebrities, who also decry policies and attitudes that condone anti-gay bullying.
  • Cindy McCain: End 'don't ask, don't tell'

    11/12/2010 7:22:58 AM PST · by Hawk720 · 46 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | November 12, 2010 | Emi Kolawole
    Cindy McCain, the wife of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), appears in a new ad for a campaign geared towards ending the bullying of gay youth and promoting equality for members of the LGBT community. In the ad, McCain parts ways with her husband on whether to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. McCain joins a variety of celebrities, including Kat Von D, Denise Richards and Gene Simmons among others, in calling for an end to bullying of homosexuals. "Our political and religious leaders tell LGBT youth that they have no future," she says. "They can't serve our country...
  • Stephen Hawking Speaks Out On Space Exploration, Time Travel

    09/13/2010 6:25:38 PM PDT · by KevinDavis · 29 replies ^ | 09/12/10 | Mike Wall
    Humans must continue exploring space, if only for the romance of it, and time travel should be possible, but engineers will have to figure out a way to warp space-time to be sure, famed physicist Stephen Hawking says.
  • Obese visit GP more often than smokers, researchers say (Netherlands)

    08/14/2010 4:03:15 PM PDT · by decimon · 14 replies
    BBC ^ | August 13, 2010 | Emma Wilkinson
    Overweight people are more likely to make frequent trips to their GP than smokers or those who are generally unfit, say Dutch researchers.The findings cannot be explained by overweight people having a higher risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, the analysis showed. Rising rates of obesity means nurses may have to take some of the pressure off doctors, they said. The research is published in Family Practice. The team from Maastricht University looked at GP data from almost 4,500 adults. Participants also filled in a questionnaire designed to find out about their lifestyles, such as their diet, whether they...
  • McCain, Kerry Mark Vietnam Normalization (and their betrayal of U.S. POWs and MIAs!)

    07/16/2010 5:47:51 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Former President Bill Clinton and Senators John McCain and John Kerry were among the speakers at a July 15 reception in Washington, D.C., marking the 15th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and Vietnam. (snip) ...McCain, who was held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam for 5 1/2 years, noted that Vietnam has become one of America’s most promising trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Paul McCartney: Lay Off “Great Guy” Obama (Walrus Mouths Off!)

    06/02/2010 6:34:37 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 101 replies · 1,584+ views ^ | June 2, 2010 | DANIEL MACHT
    “I’m a big fan, he’s a great guy. So lay off him, he’s doing great,” the British songsmith said on Tuesday, ABC News reported. This year’s recipient of the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular song, McCartney is set to perform at the White House Wednesday evening and be feted by fellow musicians Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, the Jonas Brothers, Elvis Costello and Herbie Hancock, among others. Speaking at a press conference in Washington ahead of the event, McCartney, 67, said he planned to “try to have fun” but predicted a case of the nerves when performing “like, three...
  • Obama slams 'misguided' Ariz. immigration bill

    04/23/2010 6:01:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 87 replies · 1,862+ views
    breitbart ^ | 4/23/10 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama criticized Arizona's tough immigration bill as irresponsible Friday and said his administration is examining whether it would violate civil rights. Obama said the federal government must act responsibly to reform national immigration law—or "open the door to irresponsibility by others." "That includes, for example, the recent efforts in Arizona, which threaten to undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans, as well as the trust between police and their communities that is so crucial to keeping us safe," Obama said.
  • The Coffin: The New Symbol for the Democratic Party

    03/25/2010 5:59:56 AM PDT · by bloodmeridian · 8 replies · 357+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 2/25/2010 | Snarky Basterd
    I don't know what the big fuss is all about. Apparently the Democrats, and the FBI, don't get symbolism. Yes, a coffin is a metaphor for death. But I'll take the high road and see it as symbol that someone thinks Rep. Russ Carnahan (Disgrace-Mo.) is going to be dead at the polls come November.
  • Mad About Obamacare? Blame Bush

    03/21/2010 9:19:43 PM PDT · by ejdrapes · 169 replies · 4,001+ views
    American Spectator ^ | March 21, 2010 | Philip Kline
    Mad About Obamacare? Blame BushBy Philip Klein on 3.21.10 @ 11:27PM They did it. Despite an overwhelming public backlash and the likely political ramifications, Democrats cut deals and twisted arms and got the votes they needed, winning by a 219 to 212 margin. While the reconciliation process still remains, it’s a sideshow at this point. The United States is a presidential signature away from having national health care. Suffice it to say, as somebody who has spent the past year working to expose the devastating consequences of this legislation and who values individual liberty, this is a sad day....
  • VIDEO: Obama Does Commentary At Duke, Georgetown Game

    01/30/2010 1:34:54 PM PST · by ianschwartz · 19 replies · 970+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 30, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    President Obama at the Duke vs. Georgetown game.
  • Union Boss to members: STFU, you MF's (Video- Language Warning) in California

    01/29/2010 2:15:53 AM PST · by Daisyjane69 · 67 replies · 2,691+ views
    SHTF newsletter ^ | 1/28/10 | Mac Slavo
    On March 31st, NUMMI, the UAW-represented joint venture between Toyota and General Motors, will be closing its doors in California, throwing another 4,700 United Auto Workers out of work. With 80% of the UAW members upset with their union, this past Sunday, the Union of Ailing Workplaces (aka UAW) held a membership meeting that turned into a shouting match between rank-and-file members and their union leadership. At one point, one UAW leader (identified as Javier Contreras) yelled at the crowd, telling them to “…Shut the f*ck up, you motherf*ckers!…” Things got so bad, that UAW leaders had to call the...
  • The Obamarang. [Victor Davis Hanson dissects, deconstructs, ridicules and demolishes Zero’s lies]

    01/29/2010 6:14:15 AM PST · by Tolik · 31 replies · 1,727+ views ^ | January 28, 2010 | Victor Davis Hanson
    All politicians fudge on their promises. But this president manages to transcend the normal political exaggeration and dissimulation. Whereas past executives shaded the truth, Barack Obama trumps that: on almost every key issue, what Obama says he will do, and what he says is true, is a clear guide to what he will not do, and what is not true. It is as if “truth” is a mere problem of lesser mortals.1. Obama now rails against a pernicious Washington and its insiders: ergo, Obama controls Washington through both houses of Congress and the White House, and wants to expand Washington’s...
  • Why so series?...hugh?

    01/11/2010 7:00:31 PM PST · by Jihadi Du Jour · 69 replies · 1,760+ views
    Free Republic | today | me
    "bandwidththief; bloggymcblogger; blogpimp; blogselfpromo; blogspam; checkoutmyblog; comeseemyblog; didjareadmyblog; ihaveablog; iminteresting; listentome; lookatme; payattentiontome; pimpmyblog; readme; readmyblog; readmyramblings; trollingforhits" ? NO HARM NO FOUL NO FREEPERHATE. :)
  • Rep. Grayson tells Cheney to 'STFU'

    12/09/2009 4:55:24 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies · 2,217+ views
    Rep. Grayson tells Cheney to 'STFU' By Eric Zimmermann - 12/09/09 06:02 PM ET Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) has done it again. Appearing on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday night, the Florida Democrats used a colorful acronym to respond to Dick Cheney's criticisms of President Obama. "You know, on the internet there's an acronym that's used to apply to situations like this. It's called 'STFU.' I don't think I can say that on the air, but I think you know what that means," Grayson said. That acronym is short for "Shut the f**k up." Last night, Cheney had lashed out at President...
  • ‘Die Quickly’ Congressman Tells Cheney to ‘STFU’ (video)

    12/09/2009 4:36:49 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies · 2,015+ views
    Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Slime): "Shut..."
  • Call to Mods: Please pull threads asking you to pull the Tiger threads

    12/07/2009 1:15:31 PM PST · by Snurple · 68 replies · 1,743+ views
    none | now | me
    Just sayin...
  • 50 Reasons Lord of the Rings Sucks

    12/22/2002 9:05:26 PM PST · by A.J.Armitage · 237 replies · 17,699+ views
    50 Reasons why LORD OF THE RINGS sucks Fellowship of the Rings was shoved down our throats. I've heard some students are even forced to read some novelization of the movie in their literature classes. Ridiculous. Does Hollywood run our classrooms now? Greed. Hollywood can't make a movie these days without crapping out a sequel the next year to squeeze more money out of the sheep. Guess what; there's ANOTHER LOTR movie coming this Christmas. Gee, I wonder what will bring Rocky out of retirement this time? Quality Control at New Line. Millions of copies of the LOTR DVD have...
  • Vanity - the source of STFU.

    10/28/2009 7:12:50 PM PDT · by Danae · 14 replies · 718+ views
    Freeperville | 10-28-2009 | My self
    Ok this was just funny enough to pass along. The Source of STFU. Southern Tenant Farmers Union. No seriously! In 1934 the biracial organization started up in response to the New Deal and the farm subsidies that had the effect of encouraging medium and large land owners to take a good bit of their land out of farming to get the subsidy. That had the effect of throwing about 200,000 black families off the land who were tenants and sharecroppers. It forced thousands of Black share Croppers and white small holders to drift to the cities. The STFU, was not...
  • Huckabee warns Republicans on Nobel reaction (Oh Please, give me a break Huckabee)

    10/09/2009 3:12:38 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 70 replies · 1,936+ views
    cnn ^ | 10/9/2009 | cnn
    Mike Huckabee is advising his fellow Republicans to temper their criticism of President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize award. In a posting on his blog, the former GOP presidential candidate writes that members of his party must be careful their comments don't sound like "right-wing whining."
  • Ron Paul Warns of Ill-Effects from Dollar Crisis Triggered by Israeli Strike on Iran

    10/01/2009 10:12:41 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 43 replies · 2,911+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | October 1, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Scary times ahead? Perhaps, if you take credence in what Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, says. Paul, who had a strong grassroots following during the 2008 presidential election, explained on Glenn Beck's Sept. 30 radio program that perilous times lie ahead due to the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy. Host Glenn Beck asked if voices on the left, including the left-wing media, were right - would their be violence and is this an effort to pin it on the conservative movement. Beck began by asking how an Israeli strike against Iran might trigger problems with the American financial system. ...more (w/video)...