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  • DC bar plans 'wake' for Washington Redskins

    12/19/2014 7:44:03 AM PST · by central_va · 23 replies
    Fox 46 ^ | 12/18/14 | unknown
    <p>A lot of people will be watching the Redskins take on the Eagles this weekend.</p> <p>But one local sports bar plans on hosting a very unique event to try and soothe the pain from all the past Redskin losses.</p> <p>Lou's City Bar in Columbia Heights says it plans on hosting a ‘Washington Wake’ this Saturday because of the team's terrible season.</p>
  • August job growth worst of the year: 142K

    09/05/2014 6:14:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/5/14 | Vicki Needham
    The U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in August, well below expectations and breaking a six-month streak of gains above 200,000...
  • Obama going on Democratic fundraising trifecta

    08/29/2014 4:21:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    WICS-TV ^ | 8/29/14
    Obama is going on a fundraising sweep through New York and Rhode Island as he continues to help Democrats raise money for November's elections. Obama headlines three events on Friday. Two are just north of New York City, in Westchester County, and the third is in Newport, Rhode Island..
  • Katy Perry performs for Obama [Another Party While World Burns]

    08/01/2014 10:20:41 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    ...Perry had an "incredibly beautiful evening" performing at the White House. The 29-year-old was asked to sing at a dinner celebrating the 46th anniversary of the Special Olympics and its founder, Eunice Shriver, by President Barack Obama. After wowing the audience....
  • Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval [Just hit 39%-54%]

    07/25/2014 11:36:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Gallup ^ | 7/25/14
    07/22-24/2014 Approve: 39% Disapprove: 54%
  • White House: Those bridges we promised to fix back in 2009 are totally falling apart

    07/15/2014 2:03:53 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/15/14 | Twitchy Staff
    Five years ago, Democrats spent $700 billion on “fiscal stimulus,” much of which was supposed to consist of “public-works projects to repair the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.”
  • The Collapsing Obama Doctrine

    06/17/2014 4:53:18 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 149 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 6/17/14 | Dick and Liz Cheney
    <p>Cheney re Obama: Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.</p> <p>As the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threaten Baghdad, thousands of slaughtered Iraqis in their wake, it is worth recalling a few of President Obama's past statements about ISIS and al Qaeda. "If a J.V. team puts on Lakers' uniforms that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant" (January 2014). "[C]ore al Qaeda is on its heels, has been decimated" (August 2013). "So, let there be no doubt: The tide of war is receding" (September 2011).</p>
  • Obama says 'absolutely' a risk in freeing Taliban inmates, but defends Bergdahl swap

    06/03/2014 5:23:58 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/3/14
    ...Obama, in his first public comments on the controversial trade of five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl since the deal was announced, acknowledged Tuesday there's "absolutely" a risk that the former Guantanamo inmates will try to return to the battlefield -- but nevertheless defended the deal as in America's interest. "I wouldn't be doing it if I thought that it was contrary to American national security," Obama said.
  • Presidential Job Approval Center [Man Child at 39% Approval in Gallup]

    03/15/2014 10:21:20 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    Gallup ^ | 3/15/14
    Explore...Obama's approval ratings...
  • Vanity: Dear CNBC, you suck and CURLING just pawned you!!!

    02/19/2014 5:13:15 PM PST · by Kolath · 6 replies
    Kolath | 02/19/2014 | Kolath
    FaceBook (USA Curling) ‪#‎curling‬ on CNBC between 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday had 2.6 million viewers. Highest ratings ever for a show on CNBC. ‪#‎rockinit‬ Go suck it CNBC!!! And while you're at it tell your homies at MSNBC they suck too. They can "lean forward" over the rock and do a face plant (ala Russian Team Captain)
  • Going The Distance...On and off the road with Barack Obama.

    01/20/2014 4:22:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    New Yorker. LINK ONLY | 1/27/14 | David Remnick

    12/25/2013 7:00:35 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    HipHopHollywood ^ | 12/24/13 | Eric Berry
    Kanye West may have to use some of that Adidas money to pay off Ricky Spicer, a man who claims Ye sampled his 12-year-old vocal’s on the rapper’s hit song, “Bound 2.” According to the Daily News, Spicer heard “Bound 2″ for the first time on the radio, but says he never gave Mr. West his permission to use it. Spicer’s voice can be heard on Ponderosa Twins Plus One’s “Bound,” which makes the sample all the more odd since Ye’s version is titled, “Bound 2.” The disgruntled singer is also taking action against Roc-A-Fella Records, Island Def-Jam Music, Rhino...
  • GQ’s List Of Least InfluentialCelebrities Includes Obama

    11/25/2013 3:12:04 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies ^ | 11/25/13
    Dennis Rodman, 52, has been named GQ's No. 1 least influential celebrity of 2013. The former basketball player, who has visited Kim Jong Un in North Korea, was the top pick in the magazine's third annual list of the least influential celebrities. The list also includes twerking pop star Miley Cyrus, President Barack Obama, and celebrity chef Paula Deen. Rodman said this week he's preparing to return to North Korea late next month for an exhibition basketball tour. The magazine said Mr. Obama came in at No. 17 on the list because "nothing gets done."
  • The Democratic panic over ObamaCare has officially begun

    11/14/2013 1:35:12 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    The Week ^ | 11/14/13 | Jon Terbush
    Democrats weathered the government shutdown by standing united. And even as ObamaCare stumbled through a rocky rollout, Democratic lawmakers remained largely in sync with the administration even as they expressed disappointment about the flawed health exchange website. Yet ObamaCare's flaws have proven to be far more serious than a few poorly written lines of software code. Lingering problems with the site, combined with fresh concerns about rising premiums and Americans being pushed off their existing health care plans, have further eroded the law's political standing, prompting congressional Democrats to begin putting more daylight between themselves and the White House. To...
  • ‘Capt. Renault clearly misspoke’: Mock-tastic quotes, NYT-style

    11/03/2013 4:59:29 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 11/3/13
    An editorial in the New York Times this weekend tried to provide ridiculous cover for President Obama’s repeated promise of “if you like your plan you can keep it,” which has turned out to be a huge lie. The Times claimed Obama merely “misspoke.”
  • Send Your Kid to Private School? You Suck

    08/29/2013 10:08:42 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 106 replies
    Newser ^ | 08/29/2013 | By Kevin Spak
    (Newser) – Do you send your kids to private school? Then congratulations: "You are a bad person," Allison Benedikt argues in Slate. "Not bad like murder bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So pretty bad." Her reasoning is simple: if everyone were invested in public schools—and not just monetarily invested, "but real flesh-and-blood-offspring" invested—they would get better. Involved parents can make a huge difference. Yes, your kid may not get as excellent an education. "Take a deep breath and live with that." "If you can afford private school," even just barely, "chances are that your spawn will be perfectly fine...

    12/30/2012 5:51:31 PM PST · by usconservative · 69 replies
    Self ^ | 12/30/2012 | Self
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (2/13/11: Hussein "$1.5 Trillion Deficit" is at -10)

    02/13/2011 7:40:53 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 18 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 2/13/11 | Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 28% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Thirty-eight percent (38%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -10
  • Trade Peace Watch: US-Korean Trade Pact: Korea (And U.S. Customers) In Deep Kimchi

    12/04/2010 2:30:23 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 1 replies
    Truth About Cars ^ | 12/4/10 | Bertel Schmitt
    ...A shell-shocked South Korea and a proud America “completed a free-trade agreement that will eliminate most tariffs on exports and solidify one of the nation’s most significant alliances in Asia,” as the New York Times praises the deal....Don’t run down to your Hyundai dealer just yet and expect dramatic price reductions. The deal has major hurdles to pass. And at closer inspection, it looks like an oinking pig in a poke.
  • To Help Fellow Democrats in the Fall, Obama May Stay Away (Why does Hussein suck so badly?)

    07/31/2010 8:46:05 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies · 21+ views
    NY Times ^ | 7/31/10 | JEFF ZELENY
    To Help Fellow Democrats in the Fall, Obama May Stay AwayBy JEFF ZELENY Published: July 31, 2010 WASHINGTON — As lunch was served in the Roosevelt Room of the White House one day last week, President Obama assured the nine Democratic members of Congress sitting around the table that he would do anything he could to help them survive their fall elections. Even, he said, if it meant staying away. “You may not even want me to come to your district,” Mr. Obama said, according to guests, nearly all of whom hold seats that Republicans are aggressively seeking. Three months...
  • Crist wins teachers union approval along with Meek

    05/22/2010 10:41:45 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 24 replies · 664+ views
    Miami HURLED ^ | 5/22/10
    Florida's statewide teachers union has issued a dual endorsement in the closely watched race for Florida's open U.S. Senate seat.
  • Stars Gather to Hobknob with Celebrity in Chief (Hussein Laughs it Up, Louisiana Faces Disaster)

    05/01/2010 8:22:50 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 11 replies · 505+ views
    Washington NBC ^ | 05/01/10 | Matthew Stabley
    The stars will shine in D.C. Saturday night as some of the biggest names in politics and entertainment join the country's biggest celebrity for dinner and laughs.
  • Liberals: Are They Born That Way? (& besides Pelosi, why do they suck at making a profit?)

    07/01/2009 9:12:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies · 964+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 7/01/09 | The Maha
    Liberals: Are They Born That Way?July 1, 2009 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I gotta deal with something here. August 1st will be 21 years. And for about 20 of these -- maybe 21 of the 21 and-a-half years, there hasn't been a day go by that I haven't been asked, "Rush, why are liberals the way they are?" Now, you take a look at the Supreme Court decision on the Ricci case, the firefighters in New Haven, four human beings, four Americans saw no discrimination against the white firefighters in the case when it was obvious. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writing for...
  • Is Obama Already a Lame Duck?

    06/15/2009 2:01:54 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 103 replies · 4,137+ views
    Tech Ticker via Yahoo! News ^ | June 15, 2009 | by John Carney
    How did Obama manage to spend all his political capital so quickly? Did it all go on the stimulus bill? Wasn’t the whole point of bringing Rahm in as chief of staff that he could work constructively with Congress to pass an ambitious agenda? And isn’t Obama himself the first president since JFK to have entered the White House from the Senate? I’m not sure when everything went wrong here, but I fear that the damage is now irreparable — and that Obama’s agenda is going to be severely scaled back as a result. Our explanation is rather simple: Obama’s...
  • Bye Bye Republican Party

    11/04/2008 6:31:08 PM PST · by MAD-AS-HELL · 88 replies · 4,973+ views
    15 years ago the Republican party gave us new hope. Now it's a big pile of steaming dung. Who is there to attempt to lead this party? Bush effectively put a stake in the heart of the republican party. McCain then twisted the stake. America weeps...
  • The Return of Big Government (Like Watching "That 70s Show")

    04/16/2008 6:35:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies · 589+ views
    U.S. News ^ | 4/11/08 | James Pethokoukis
    Here's a little straight talk: Whether you pull the lever (or fill in the oval or touch the screen) for Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama or even John McCain in November, you're probably still going to end up in 2009 with a push for Big Government of the sort not seen in a generation. More taxes. More regulation. More spending. "It's going to be like watching That '70s Show," says Daniel Clifton, political analyst at Strategas Research Partners, which provides research to institutional investors.
  • So - would a Hillary Clinton presidency really suck all that much?

    07/04/2007 6:02:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 84 replies · 2,362+ views
    7/04/07 | Libloather
    Of course, there will be the initial criminal investigations and accusations of foul play from those wanting to know if the typical illegal contributions were involved. But what if the Beast was actually sworn in as president? What then? She won't be Queen - at least not after a few years. I mean, c'mon, Americans voting in a large Republican Congress would be obvious after seeing the Clintons in power once more. (Hey, the RATS aren't in the lead by THAT much.) Billy Jeff will be free to troll the grounds for fresh meat. Hillary, with a new stash of...
  • Mr. Monday: To Stay in Seattle, Sonics Must Win

    07/24/2006 4:53:38 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 14 replies · 454+ views
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 07-24-06 | Mr. Monday
    Mon July 24, 2006 Mr. Monday: To stay in Seattle, Sonics must win Mr. Monday once parked his caboose in the Pacific Northwest. Just south of Canada, the state of Washington is now sitting on the front porch of Oklahoma's collective sports brain. Those coffee-drinking, dot-commers have the Sonics. For now. Mr. Monday figures the team in the green and gold is on its way east in the next year. Mr. Monday knows these people. Here's their M.O. -- The Left Coasters are the bandwagoniest bandwagoners who ever bandwagoned. They'll only pull their attention away from their plate of smoked...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • Sucking a Fishermen's Friend could get you into trouble

    09/29/2005 4:07:31 PM PDT · by holymoly · 13 replies · 470+ views
    Ananova ^ | Today | Ananova
    Police in Germany are warning motorists that sucking a Fishermen's Friend could get them into trouble. It comes after a 24-year-old driver was found to be over the legal drink-drive limit during a routine control in Munich. He was taken to the police station where blood tests found he had no alcohol in his system. The man was released after officers found the strongest thing he had taken was a Fisherman's Friend. Forensic doctor Thomas Gilg said the essential oils contained in the throat sweets reacted in the same way as alcohol on hand-held breathalysers. He said in tests they...
  • Microsoft Inks Halo Film Deal (Wow, SO ORIGINAL!)

    08/25/2005 11:47:39 AM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 21 replies · 471+ views
    Halo, Microsoft’s popular video game, will be coming to a theater near you in a movie from Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox. The two studios will be paying Microsoft a guaranteed $5 million advance, according to Daily Variety, plus up to 10 percent of domestic United States box office receipts. Microsoft had originally demanded $15 million plus 15 percent of the initial gross box office from several studios. Universal and Fox will divide up responsibilities, with Universal managing production and U.S. distribution, and Fox distributing the film internationally. Microsoft’s Bungie Studios unit will act as creative consultants. Universal announced...
  • New treatment gets rid of cellulite saddlebags

    05/13/2005 12:03:48 PM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 43 replies · 2,050+ views
    KXAS TV ^ | may 13, 2005
    New Treatment Gets Rid Of Cellulite Saddlebags PLANO, Texas -- Women work hard at ridding their bodies of cellulite. They press, step and cycle in an effort to drop the saddlebags. FeedRoom New Treatment Banishes Cellulite Still, it's a struggle to trim down the thighs and show legs that are free of cellulite. "I do eat right," Valerie said. "I exercise, but it's just something I can't get (rid of)." Valerie, who asked that her last name not be used, turned to a relatively new treatment, called LipoLite, to smooth out the ripples behind her thighs. LipoLite is a combination...
  • KOFI CLINTON (clinton-Secretary-General of the U.N.?)

    01/14/2005 10:03:44 PM PST · by kattracks · 36 replies · 2,170+ views
    New York Post - Page Six ^ | 1/15/05 | Richard Johnson with Paula Froelich and Chris Wilson
    <p>CAN you picture Bill Clinton as Kofi Annan's replacement as Secretary-General of the U.N.? Insiders say the former president agreed to partner up with his predecessor, No. 41, George H.W. Bush, in the tsunami relief effort partly for the international awareness to position him for the U.N. job. Clinton, who has been relatively low-profile since leaving the White House, is said to be ready for a new challenge now that he's finished with his autobiography. Assuming that Clinton's popularity in Africa and Europe would win the approval of the Security Council, the only fly in the ointment is the complications for wife Hillary's presidential hopes in 2008. "No one in the U.N. would want the President of the United States to be married to the head of the U.N., and therefore in control of Security Council votes," said one observer. Conversely, Americans wouldn't like the idea that the U.N. would be calling the shots in the Oval Office.</p>
  • How would you rate the ethics of our legal system

    12/12/2004 4:58:34 AM PST · by larrye2001 · 8 replies · 280+ views
    Are the Police and Courts doing a good job, are we still protected by the Constitution or do Judges and the Police make their own law.
  • YOU ALL JUST GOT FREEPED BY THE SOCIALISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Freeped us good, that ratty rat.]

    11/21/2003 5:31:43 PM PST · by bolshevik revolutionary · 145 replies · 230+ views
    Bwahhahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah_losers hahahahahahahahahahaha workers unite!!!!!!
  • Why do Asians and Latinos from similar backgrounds do differently in school?

    07/15/2003 12:16:59 AM PDT · by mr. mojo risin · 61 replies · 1,985+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | 7/13/03 | MARIA SACCHETTI
    GARDEN GROVE – Four years ago, Areanna Vasquez and Deanna Le bounded into the same school with the same dream - to attend a university. Both are the daughters of immigrants who urged them to seize opportunities the parents missed. At Garden Grove High School, Vasquez led the cheerleading squad, Le was homecoming queen. Both were elected to student government. Their English is seamless, their grades are strong and their expectations high. Yet their dreams diverged on the way to graduation. Le was accepted to four universities and spent the spring hunting for financial aid. Vasquez toured one community college,...

    06/26/2003 10:34:46 AM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 52 replies · 317+ views
  • SAT Test Participants, 80% Female...(vanity)

    06/07/2003 11:24:23 AM PDT · by mr. mojo risin · 14 replies · 210+ views
    self | 6/7/03 | me
    SAT test today in Southern California. Dropped off my daughter, 11th grade honor student. Waited and watched students gather for test. 80% female. Proof of what some studies report, public schools have failed male students. Of course parents can share some of the blame, but when I tooke the SAT in the 70's it was a different ratio...
  • Austria Economic Summit Protested / Ramsey Worries About World Bank-IMF Violence

    09/18/2002 4:25:30 PM PDT · by William McKinley · 1 replies · 178+ views
    Austria Economic Summit Protested By VANESSA GERA, Associated Press Writer SALZBURG, Austria (AP) - Thousands of anti-globalization protesters marched peacefully down the streets of this historic Austrian city on Sunday, a day ahead of an economic summit set to bring together hundreds of business leaders and politicians from the region. With police in riot gear deployed throughout the city to prevent possible violence, the activists — a mix of environmentalists, Socialists, hippies and self-styled anarchists — marched to protest what they say is globalization's destructive impact on the poor and the environment. Police said about 2,500 protesters marched, while organizers...
  • Soldiers being monitored for drug abuse

    04/08/2002 5:44:14 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 2 replies · 189+ views
    Arab News World ^ | 9 April 2002 | Muhammad Al-Salamah, Arab News Staff
    RIYADH, 9 April — Special committees have been set up to monitor drug addiction among the personnel of the various wings of the military including the Border Guard. Lt. Gen. Talal Mohsin Al-Angawi, director general of the Border Guard, disclosed this while addressing a function organized to mark the passing out of the 118th batch of graduates from the Institute of Border Guard here on Sunday. Al-Angawi urged the Border Guards to be aware of their vulnerability, as they too may be targeted by drug traffickers. He accepted that a small number of the Border Guard personnel have become entangled...