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  • Jeb Bush's Campaign On Life Support After Rough Debate

    10/29/2015 7:04:38 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    The biggest story from last night's debate wasn't Marco Rubio's strong performance (which it was), Ted Cruz stealing a moment (which he did), or the candidates and GOP audience attacking the media (which most definitely happened). Rather, the most significant story from last night is that Jeb Bush's campaign now finds itself on life support, especially after Bush swung and missed when trying to hit Rubio over his Senate voting record. As one Republican operative told NBC's Peter Alexander, Bush had to demonstrate to his supporters and donors - after a rough last few weeks - that the former Florida...
  • Jeb Bush's take-this-job-and-shove-it moment

    10/25/2015 7:18:07 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/25/15 | PETE KASPEROWICZ
    Jeb Bush, who has struggled to gain traction among Republican voters for months now, suggested that maybe he doesn't want to be president anyway if it means continued partisan fighting. "If this election is about how we're going to fight to get nothing done, then ... I don't want any part of it," he said in South Carolina, according to CNN. "I don't want to be elected president to sit around and see gridlock just become so dominant that people literally are in decline in their lives. That is not my motivation." "I've got a lot of really cool things...

    07/12/2012 4:37:05 PM PDT · by kristinn · 435 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | Thursday, July 12, 2012
    **Exclusive** Late Thursday evening, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign launched a new fundraising drive, 'Meet The VP' -- just as Romney himself has narrowed the field of candidates to a handful, sources reveal. And a surprise name is now near the top of the list: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice! The timing of the announcement is now set for 'coming weeks'. MORE It was Condi who received two standing ovations at Romney's Utah retreat a few weeks ago, and everyone left with her name on their lips. Rice made an extended argument for American leadership in the world.
  • Drudge Headline Only: Romney Narrows VP Choices, Surprise Name Emerges as Frontrunner

    07/12/2012 3:51:01 PM PDT · by arichtaxpayer · 262 replies
  • Rooted in the Big Empty, Perry sets his sights on the big job

    11/19/2011 10:10:29 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | PAULINE ARRILLAGA
    LAS VEGAS - Rick Perry is sitting comfortably on a plush sofa in a hotel far from the strip that put the sin in "Sin City." It's the day after another presidential debate, and if the flat-screen in front of him were on, he'd hear plenty of appraisals of whether a new fiery approach helped his pursuit of the highest office in the land or hurt him more. Instead, he's talking about his boyhood in Texas, his time in the Air Force and a wiener dog named Lucy. He is, here in suite 6118 of the Red Rock resort, relaxed...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 10-27-11

    10/27/2011 2:49:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 41 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 10-27-11 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval (39% Among Adults)

    09/15/2011 10:48:55 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 44 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/15/11 | Unattributed
    Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
  • Cain apologizes after meeting with Muslim leaders

    07/27/2011 8:09:45 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 27, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Herman Cain is apologizing to Muslim leaders for vitriolic remarks he made about Islam while campaigning for the presidential nomination. The former Godfather's Pizza CEO has said communities have a right to ban Islamic mosques because Muslims are trying to inject sharia law into the U.S.
  • Gingrich donors dropping like flies

    05/19/2011 8:55:26 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 94 replies
    The Hill ^ | Thursday May 19, 2011
    Another Republican operative said he had spoken with an old friend of Gingrich's in the South who had been planning a fundraiser for the campaign. There were 18 co-chairs for the event until Gingrich's appearance on "Meet the Press" Sunday, where he labeled Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wisc.) proposed budget "radical" and "right-wing social engineering." "He said like 13 of them dropped off within 24 hours of 'Meet the Press,'"
  • Man Who Used Meat Thermometer in Movie Stabbing to Stand Trial

    04/17/2010 9:34:55 AM PDT · by Touch Not the Cat · 36 replies · 628+ views
    knbc ^ | 3:15 PM PDT, Fri, Apr 16, 2010
    It started with a showing of "Shutter Island" and ended with a real life attempted murder charge. A 39-year-old Lancaster man accused of stabbing another moviegoer with a meat thermometer during a screening of the horror film was ordered Friday to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges. Lancaster Superior Court Judge Christopher Estes found sufficient evidence to require Landry Boullard to proceed to trial on one count each of attempted murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Boullard is accused of stabbing the victim in the...
  • Why Huckabee Ain't Dead Yet

    12/06/2009 7:42:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 124 replies · 2,628+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2009 | Kevin McCullough
    Mike Huckabee had zero to do with the deaths this past week of four Seattle police officers. Radio hosts and bloggers who attempt to imply anything to the contrary are dishonest. Any who attempt to make political hay with it are actually "pundits who are not to be trusted." As one who clearly understands the election cycles of American politics can explain to you, making predictions three years before the next election is really silly. I was driving home one afternoon this past week sometime after 6pm EST and heard a fill-in host on a nationally syndicated talk show self-identifying...
  • McCain’s Courage

    06/29/2007 6:37:53 PM PDT · by GATOR NAVY · 124 replies · 1,814+ views
    NRO ^ | 29 June 07 | Tom Coburn
    As the American people, elected officials, and commentators reflect on the heated immigration debate that came to a temporary close in the Senate this week many will ask, and have asked, why U.S. Senator John McCain (R., Ariz.) staked out a position that may, in retrospect, be seen as devastating to his presidential ambitions. I hope the American people, at least, step back from the obsessive play-by-play pre-season election analysis and reflect on Senator McCain’s actions for what I believe they were: One of the purest examples of political courage seen in Washington in a very, very long time. Before...
  • Trip ‘doesn’t matter’: Kerry still won’t be ‘serious contender’

    12/18/2006 5:52:29 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 42 replies · 878+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Dec 18,2006 | Jessica Fargen
    Some political observers say Sen. John Kerry’s presidential dreams were dashed months ago and his trip to terrorist-supporting Syria this week won’t do anything to change that. Before Kerry’s so-called botched joke, taken by many as an insult to American troops, he was a second-tier presidential contender, but the aftermath has knocked him out of the race for good, said Todd Domke, a Massachusetts GOP political strategist. “I don’t think people take him seriously enough to be upset about it,” Domke said. “It doesn’t really trigger more indignation because most people in the political world no longer consider him a...

    03/07/2006 11:30:23 AM PST · by Al Simmons · 8 replies · 1,725+ views
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 03/07/2006 | Mark Fainaru-Wada & Lance Williams
    NEW YORK (SI.com) -- Beginning in 1998 with injections in his buttocks of Winstrol, a powerful steroid, Barry Bonds took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs over at least five seasons...*SNIP* ...By 2001, when Bonds broke Mark McGwire's single-season home-run record (70) by belting 73, Bonds was using two designer steroids referred to as the Cream and the Clear, as well as insulin, human growth hormone, testosterone decanoate (a fast-acting steroid known as Mexican beans) and trenbolone, a steroid created to improve the muscle quality of cattle. BALCO tracked Bonds' usage with doping calendars and folders -- detailing drugs, quantities,...
  • Report: Bonds began using steroids, vast array of other drugs, in 1998

    03/07/2006 11:28:47 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 915+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/7/06 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Barry Bonds used a vast array of performance-enhancing drugs, including steroids and human growth hormone, for at least five seasons beginning in 1998, according to a book written by two San Francisco Chronicle reporters. An excerpt of "Game of Shadows," which provides details of the San Francisco slugger's extensive doping program, appears in the March 13 issue of Sports Illustrated. Bonds, who testified before a San Francisco federal grand jury looking into steroid use by top athletes, repeatedly has denied using performance-enhancing drugs. Phone messages left by The Associated Press seeking comment from his attorney and...
  • Bonds exposed: Shadows details superstar slugger's steroid use

    03/07/2006 11:08:49 AM PST · by commish · 248 replies · 4,150+ views
    Sports Illustrated ^ | March 7, 2006 | SI
    NEW YORK (SI.com) -- Beginning in 1998 with injections in his buttocks of Winstrol, a powerful steroid, Barry Bonds took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs over at least five seasons in a massive doping regimen that grew more sophisticated as the years went on, according to Game of Shadows, a book written by two San Francisco Chronicle reporters at the forefront of reporting on the BALCO steroid distribution scandal. The authors, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams, describe in sometimes day-to-day, drug-by-drug detail how often and how deeply Bonds engaged in the persistent doping. For instance, the authors write that...
  • Bonds Exposed: "Shadows" Details Superstar Slugger's Steroid Use

    03/07/2006 10:49:26 AM PST · by marshmallow · 24 replies · 681+ views
    NEW YORK (SI.com) -- Beginning in 1998 with injections in his buttocks of Winstrol, a powerful steroid, Barry Bonds took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs over at least five seasons in a massive doping regimen that grew more sophisticated as the years went on, according to Game of Shadows, a book written by two San Francisco Chronicle reporters at the forefront of reporting on the BALCO steroid distribution scandal. (An excerpt of Game of Shadows that details Bonds' steroid use appears exclusively in the March 13 issue of Sports Illustrated, which is available on newsstands beginning on Wednesday. The...
  • Koppel brought prestige to a news story

    11/22/2005 7:38:23 PM PST · by NewMediaFan · 17 replies · 541+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | 11/22/2005 | ALAN PERGAMENT
    It is fitting in more ways than one that Ted Koppel devotes the final program in his 26-year reign on ABC's "Nightline" to the charming sociology professor who died from Lou Gehrig's disease and inspired Mitch Albom's "Tuesdays with Morrie." The three 1995 "Nightline" shows in which Koppel talked with Morrie Schwartz about living life and coping with death were among the most memorable of his 6,500 programs. Additionally, his last show, which airs at 11:35 tonight on Channel 7, will show "Nightline" fans what they will be missing with Koppel's departure: The time to devote to one captivating story...
  • Mother sets fire to her daughter's gloating rapist

    06/25/2005 5:15:44 PM PDT · by aculeus · 235 replies · 6,134+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph (UK) ^ | June 26, 2005 | By Peter Upton in Alicante
    A Spanish mother has taken revenge on the man who raped her 13-year-old daughter at knifepoint by dousing him in petrol and setting him alight. He died of his injuries in hospital on Friday. Antonio Cosme Velasco Soriano, 69, had been sent to jail for nine years in 1998, but was let out on a three-day pass and returned to his home town of Benejúzar, 30 miles south of Alicante, on the Costa Blanca. While there, he passed his victim's mother in the street and allegedly taunted her about the attack. He is said to have called out "How's your...
  • How CBS' Big Story Fell Apart

    01/16/2005 6:23:28 AM PST · by John Jorsett · 54 replies · 2,653+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Jan 16, 2005 | James Rainey and Scott Gold
    Dan Rather was on the run, chasing big stories from New York to Florida to Texas and back to CBS headquarters in Manhattan. In less than a week: The Republican National Convention. A deadly hurricane. An interview for a blockbuster CBS investigation. Former President Clinton's open-heart surgery. [snip] Rather, 73, recalled somewhat vaguely that he had heard from his star producer that Burkett was a "straight-talking West Texan" with a reputation as a "truth teller." Had he turned to Google, though, the CBS anchorman would have found stories painting Burkett as something quite different: a highly controversial and disgruntled retired...
  • Kerry Blasts Bush on Missing Ammo [Still kickin' that dead horse]

    10/26/2004 10:21:20 AM PDT · by Quilla · 33 replies · 1,212+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 26, 2004 | Wendell Goler, Liza Porteus
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — John Kerry accused President Bush (search) on Tuesday of trying to cover up bad decisions and alluded to the possibility that there's still bad news yet to be uncovered. "Mr. President, what else are you being silent about? What else are you keeping from the American people?" Kerry said during a speech in Green Bay, referring to the estimated 380 tons of highly explosive material that have gone missing from an arms depot in Iraq. Although Kerry and the Democrats are blaming the Bush administration for losing the ammo, calling it "one of the great blunders"...

    08/24/2004 1:03:52 PM PDT · by Nick Danger · 239 replies · 9,190+ views
    Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ^ | August 24, 2004 | Swift Boat Veterans for Truth
    For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 24, 2004 KERRY CAMPAIGN BACKTRACKS ON FIRST PURPLE HEART AWARD Campaign Says May Have Been Self-Inflicted Washington—In a reversal of their staunch defense of John Kerry's military service record, Kerry campaign officials were quoted by Fox News saying that it was indeed possible that John Kerry's first Purple Heart commendation was the result of an, unintentional, self-inflicted wound." "GARRETT: And questions keep coming. For example, Kerry received a Purple Heart for wounds suffered on December 2, 1968. But in Kerry's own journal written nine days later, he writes he and his crew, quote, "hadn't been...
  • Idi Amin Dead

    08/15/2003 10:46:36 PM PDT · by MattAMiller · 219 replies · 713+ views
    Fox News/AP
    Fox is quoting AP as saying that Idi Amin has died.
  • Interview with Scott Ritter - Paula Zahn makes Ritter Go Crazy!

    09/09/2002 2:01:56 PM PDT · by finnman69 · 340 replies · 974+ views
    CNN ^ | 9/902
    <p>THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.</p> <p>PAULA ZAHN, CNN ANCHOR: The report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies confirming Saddam's enduring interest in developing weapons of mass destruction, that comes a day after former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter insisted Iraq is not a threat to the U.S. He told the Iraqi parliament the country is on the verge of making an historical mistake by trying to remove Saddam Hussein. But in 1998, when Ritter resigned his U.N. post, he criticized the international community for being too easy when Iraq violated Security Council resolutions.</p>
  • Ritter Says He Won't Be Silenced

    01/23/2003 11:21:11 AM PST · by Shermy · 182 replies · 735+ views
    Albany Times Union ^ | January 23, 2003 | Alan Wechsler
    Scott Ritter said he doesn't want forgiveness. Speaking publicly for the first time about the sex charge he was arrested for in 2001, the former U.N. arms inspector and one of the leading critics of the Bush administration's plans to attack Iraq said he has been held accountable for breaking the law. And it would be a shame, he said Wednesday, that his arrest could derail his efforts to help prevent a war in the Middle East. "I think it's important to put a human face on this, to remind people that there are issues out there bigger than a...