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  • Romney: Sarah Palin’s the ‘best thing’ that could happen to me (Whistling past the graveyard?)

    06/06/2011 6:22:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | June 6, 2011 | Rebecca Stewart
    For any other candidate, raining on a presidential announcement parade would be seen as sabotage. Not former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The 2012 presidential candidate told CNN’s Piers Morgan Monday that he wasn’t offended when former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin appeared in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire on the same day he was set to formally announce his intention to seek the 2012 GOP nomination for president. In fact, though Romney shared his plans one week in advance and Palin insisted on keeping the destination of her top-secret bus tour under wraps until the day before her New...
  • Sarah Palin pulling out the stops (GOP miffed on Mitt’s big day)

    06/02/2011 2:47:07 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 148 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 2, 1011 | Hillary Chabot
    GOP megastar Sarah Palin’s bus tour rumbled toward the Hub last night, driving into a Republican Party furor as her headline-grabbing East Coast trip threatened to overshadow today’s presidential announcement by party front-runner Mitt Romney. “She will certainly be in New Hampshire to rain on Mitt’s parade,” wrote Massachusetts GOP spokesman Tim Buckley in an e-mail obtained by the Herald. Bay State GOP officials confirmed yesterday that Buckley wrote the e-mail, but said it was a private exchange and not an official communication. “I guess she blew in with the storm,” sniffed state House minority leader Bradley H. Jones (R-North...
  • Sarah Palin attacks Mitt Romney on health care [Tea Party will be a “big challenge” for Romney.]

    06/02/2011 11:23:51 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 110 replies · 1+ views
    WP ^ | Rachel Weiner
    <p>Twisting the political knife in a bit further Palin said that appealing to the tea party will be a “big challenge” for Romney.</p> <p>Romney’s campaign did not respond to an email seeking a response to Palin’s comments.</p> <p>Palin’s jab is a clear sign that even if she chooses not to run for president, she will almost certainly be a major factor in the race. That’s not great news for the frontrunners since Palin delights in being a thorn in the side of the establishment.</p>
  • Romney vs. Palin: Mitt couldn't have picked a worse day to announce (tied at 16-16)

    06/02/2011 4:11:41 PM PDT · by techno · 21 replies
    June 2, 2011 | techno
    Comparison of results of a national PPP poll of GOP presidential contenders released on May 10 when Huckabee, Trump and Daniels were still in the race vs. today's poll post-Huckabee, post-Trump and post-Daniels showing the net difference for each candidate. Brackets May 10. (Herman Cain and Jon Huntsman were not polled on May 10) OVERALL MODER SOMEWH CONS VERY CONS ROMNEY 16 (18) 26(23) 19 (20) 11 (15) PALIN 16 (12) 8 (13) 15 (9) 20 (13) PAWLENTY 13 (5) 15 (4) 15 (6) 12 (6) BACHMANN 9 (7) 5 (0) 6 (5) 13 (12) GINGRICH 9 (13) 7 (7)...
  • Man Selling ex-wife's Designer Handbags and more on Ebay (vanity)

    04/09/2007 7:36:17 AM PDT · by RDTF · 31 replies · 1,058+ views
    Ebay ^ | April 8, 2007 | strongboydad

    05/26/2006 7:16:26 AM PDT · by 54-46 Was My Number · 125 replies · 2,923+ views
    26 May 2006 | 54-46 Was My Number
    Pinging the collective wisdom of Free Republic here . . . The Issue Punks are setting off "Bootleg Cracker" fireworks outside my home -slash- my neighbor's homes, beneath city-owned trees that line the sidewalk. These are the evil devices: Now, they may not look like much in this picture, but they're about the size of a can of Pringles potato chips, and inside, they're stuffed with 200-250 firecrackers fused to go off within 2 to 3 seconds. So what you get is one big, elongated explosion, and since the city-owned trees are no more than 10 yards from our homes,...
  • Paris Olympics failure is a blow for Chirac

    07/06/2005 12:37:08 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 77 replies · 1,772+ views
    reuters ^ | 07/06/05 | Timothy Heritage
    Paris Olympics failure is a blow for Chirac Wed Jul 6, 2005 7:16 PM BST By Timothy Heritage PARIS (Reuters) - Paris's defeat by London in the race to host the 2012 Olympic Games was a bitter blow for French President Jacques Chirac that was all the more painful because he lost out again to his rival Tony Blair. Chirac badly needed a victory to lift his political fortunes after a French "No" vote on the European constitution that left him sorely wounded and a furore over comments attributed to him criticising British food. The prime minister not only emerged...
  • Former Swedish hostage claims bounty hunters took care of two kidnappers.

    06/30/2005 2:31:14 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 54 replies · 2,370+ views
    Spectator ^ | 06/29/05 | Spectator
    Two down… Filed under: Sweden Iraq- Billy (Stockholm, Sweden)@ 8:24 pm Yesterday we noted that Ulf Hjertström, the sexagenarian Swede who survived a 67-day kidnapping ordeal in Baghdad, reportedly was paying professional bounty hunters a handsome fee to track down his erstwhile captors. Expressen, a Swedish tabloid, picked up the story and got in touch with Hjertström to get the lowdown. Hjertström, an oil broker whose career took him to Iraq 25 years ago, makes no bones about the decision to exact revenge on his abductors. “I’ve lived [in Iraq] for a long time. This is how things are done...
  • The sweetest of web sites...check it out. check it out. check it out.

    11/02/2004 7:40:13 PM PST · by hemi dawg · 99+ views
    Famous idiots being slapped with their own idiotic words.
  • Man bites dog to death

    04/12/2004 12:12:09 PM PDT · by B Knotts · 15 replies · 186+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 4/11/04 | Staff
    Hong Kong: A man has bitten a dog to death in eastern China after it attacked him as he walked home with friends after a night out, a news report said. The man, who was drunk, pounced on the dog when it nipped him on the fingers and cheek in Shanghai. He repeatedly bit it until it died, according to the South China Morning Post.
  • Senator Estrada?

    03/06/2003 12:06:40 PM PST · by redhugh · 18 replies · 306+ views
    NYGOP Press Release ^ | 3/6/03 | New York State Republican Party
    STATEMENT FROM [NEW YORK STATE REPUBLICAN] CHAIRMAN [SANDY] TREADWELL “What happened today is an outrage to every American, particularly Hispanic Americans, who have watched a perfectly qualified judicial nominee be denied a confirmation vote for partisan political reasons. What Senator Chuck Schumer did leading the fight against Miguel Estrada was wrong and appalling and he should be held accountable." "I am going to ask Miguel Estrada to return home to New York and run against Chuck Schumer for the United States Senate.”