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  • Michael Scherer on Ted Cruz’s TIME Magazine Cover Story | April 7, 2016 - 7:20

    04/07/2016 7:34:43 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | 4-7-15 | Time/MSNBC
    Is Ted Cruz likable enough?
  • GOP vet: Trump win looking more and more likely

    10/18/2015 11:47:53 AM PDT · by libstripper · 106 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Oct. 18, 2015 | ByronYork
    "I've resisted the idea that Donald Trump could and would become the Republican nominee," writes GOP strategist Alex Castellanos in an email assessment of the presidential race. "Unhappily, I've changed my mind." Castellanos, who once said flatly that "Trump is not going to be the nominee," writes "the odds of Trump's success have increased and been validated in the past few weeks."
  • (NY TIMES article in #1) Talk in G.O.P. Turns to a Stop Donald Trump Campaign

    09/10/2015 10:41:00 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 92 replies ^ | Sept 4, 2015 | By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE
    Quiet conversations have begun in recent weeks among some of the Republican Party’s biggest donors and normally competing factions, all aimed at a single question: How can we stop Donald Trump?
  • Sunday News Shows Guest Lineup

    10/20/2013 6:05:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    ABC ^ | October 19, 2013
    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla. ——— NBC's "Meet the Press" — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew; Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla. ——— CBS' "Face the Nation" — Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Mark Warner, D-Va. ——— CNN's "State of the Union" — Cruz; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. ——— "Fox News Sunday" — Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
  • Obama hits bloggers, radio 'talking heads' who 'profit from conflict'

    10/19/2013 7:05:46 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 97 replies
    Politico ^ | Oct 17, 2013 | Dylan Byers
    Demanding a change to the way business is done in Washington, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged lawmakers to ignore lobbyists, bloggers, "talking heads on radio" and "the professional activists who profit from conflict."
  • Are media buying into ‘phony scandal’ claim?

    07/27/2013 9:53:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | July 27, 2013
    Conservative leaders allege the media are trying to ignore the once high-profile scandals overshadowing the Obama administration, as President Obama and his aides aggressively push the claim that these controversies are "phony." The "phony scandal" line was the unofficial talking point of the week in Washington. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made it his fallback retort from the podium -- when asked about the president's new wave of speeches on the economy, Carney explained Obama was trying to refocus Washington away from "fake" controversies. For three speeches in a row, Obama hammered this refrain: "With this endless parade of...
  • Puzzlin' Evidence

    06/06/2013 6:42:53 PM PDT · by sitetest · 4 replies
    From the movie "True Stories." Apologies for the forced commercial at the beginning of this YouTube excerpt.
  • Leave Romney Be [Attention seeking "lace curtain right")

    09/24/2012 3:15:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 24, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    The other day I received my weekly missive from WallStreetJournal columnist and former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan,in which she informed me and the world that "the Romney campaign has to get turned around." She added helpfully,"This week I called it incompetent,but only because I was being polite. I really meant 'rolling calamity.'" The media loved this column and repeated it widely. Their goal is to depress the Republican vote. Noonan's goal,apparently,is to get attention. Noonan got a lot of it in October 2008, when she wrote the following giddy nonsense about Barack Obama: He has within him the possibility to...
  • David Byrne Sues Florida Gov. Charlie Crist For $1 Million

    05/24/2010 7:04:28 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 46 replies · 887+ views ^ | May 24, 2010 | Gary Graff
    David Byrne is suing the governor of Florida, alleging that he used the Talking Heads' 1985 single "Road to Nowhere" without permission or proper licenses. Byrne is seeking $1 million in damages from Gov. Charlie Crist, who's also Florida's former Attorney General, and his senatorial campaign for use of the song earlier this year in a website and YouTube ad attacking his then-Republican primary opponent, Marco Rubio. Crist has since changed his campaign and is running as an independent candidate. The suit (Case Number 8:10-CV1187-T26 (MAP)) was filed early Monday afternoon in the United States District Court for the Middle...
  • Star Struck: Crist Sued By Old Rocker For $1 Million (Same As It Ever Was)

    05/24/2010 5:25:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 701+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Mon, May 24, 2010 | TODD WRIGHT
    Crist used the talking heads' classic "Road to Nowhere" without permissionFirst, Gov. Charlie Crist was auctioned off on eBay by his former party. Now, he is being sued by an old rock band for using one of their songs without permission. Road to Nowhere is reporting David Byrne of the Talking Heads is going after Crist for $1 million because the governor used the song "Road to Nowhere" in an ad that targeted GOP Senate candidate Marco Rubio earlier this year. The lawsuit, filed in Tampa, claims Crist and his campaign should pay what other companies have offered to...
  • VANITY: Please help me find a CPAC youtube video.

    05/19/2009 10:30:41 AM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 86 replies · 1,914+ views
    Around the time of CPAC or the comment Rush Limbaugh made about wanting Obama to fail, a youtube video was posted. It was a congressman or senator guest appearing on Fox News or CNN (???). He was dark haired, slim, good looking and really funny. I think he was also a rock and roll musician like Huckabee and Tony Snow. During the session, he defined the Republican party in these terms. Our liberty is from God not the Government. Our sovereignty is in our souls not the soil. Our security is through strength not surrender. Our prosperity is from the...
  • Obama and McCain

    10/26/2008 9:18:09 AM PDT · by Goonch · 6 replies · 782+ views
    Photo Begging For A Caption
  • Bill O'Reily Blows Pinheads and Patriots

    10/02/2008 3:42:37 PM PDT · by Meggers · 20 replies · 1,091+ views
    Flagged For Removal ^ | October 2, 2008 | Meg Kelso
    Bill O'Reilly has a feature called "Pinhead or Patriot?" on his evening talking head hour. He examines recent actions of people, usually celebrities, and based on those actions, he brands them "Pinhead" or "Patriot". Sometimes I agree with him and sometimes I don't. Sometimes his choices for "Patriot" seem almost condescending, like the recent knighting of Lady Elizabeth Taylor for rolling out on a stage. Yeah, I know...that comment made me a pinhead, but it's true nonetheless. I really doubt that the woman I saw did a whole lot in the way of licking envelopes. Lately I've been disagreeing more...
  • The Failure Of McCain's Taking Heads (Rapid "Fact" Response Team Lacking)

    09/17/2008 6:32:02 AM PDT · by icwhatudo · 14 replies · 126+ views
    free republic and morning news shows | 09-17-08 | self
    We saw one example early on. The "deer in the headlights" look spokespeople for the McCain camp would get when "troopergate" was discussed. They had no quick answer.... Let me correct that, early on they had no answer at all. The media and the left framed it nicely as a "messy custody battle" and "Palin tried to get her sisters ex fired-its abuse of power". If James Carville was a republican, you can be sure the tasering of a child and the death threat against Palins father would be tossed out every time the matter was discussed. I can imagine...
  • Fred Thompson visits NBC's "Meet the Press," which nears its 60th anniversary (Tomorrow Morning!)

    11/03/2007 9:46:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies · 186+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | Saturday, November 3, 2007 | Hal Boedeker
    A look at the Sunday morning chat circuit ... Former Sen. Fred Thompson visits NBC's "Meet the Press." Of special note, the program is reaching its 60th anniversary. It debuted on Nov. 20, 1947, and is the world's longest-running TV program. It airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Former President George H.W. Bush will talk to "Fox News Sunday." It airs at 9 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Sen Joseph Biden will take questions on CBS' "Face the Nation." It airs at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Another guest will be Mark Penn, who is a strategist for Sen. Hillary...
  • David Byrne criticises Bush, Cheney

    01/30/2007 1:38:15 PM PST · by presidio9 · 51 replies · 785+ views
    Rocker David Byrne has accused US President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for leading the country the same way the late Saddam Hussein led Iraq. Byrne is stunned at the Iraq war and is vehemently against it, said He said: 'It's like we are in shock. At least I am. The majority of Americans don't want to commit more troops, Congress doesn't want to commit more troops, but George and Dick do and by god they are gonna have it. And I thought, 'Can they just do this?' I thought only people like Saddam Hussein could...
  • Pundits on McLaughlin Group, Beltway Boys & Inside Washington Issue Predictions

    11/06/2006 6:32:08 AM PST · by meg88 · 25 replies · 1,324+ views ^ | November 5, 2006 | Brent Baker
    On shows aired Friday and Saturday, the journalists and political pundits on the McLaughlin Group, FNC's Beltway Boys and Inside Washington, a local Washington, DC program, made predictions for what will occur in Tuesday's elections. All presumed that Democrats will win enough seats to takeover the House and most forecast that Democrats will win a majority of the most-contested Senate seats. Below is a rundown of the specific predictions issued by columnist Pat Buchanan, Newsweek writer Eleanor Clift, Washington Times editorial page Editor Tony Blankley, Democratic political veteran and television producer Lawrence O'Donnell, John McLaughlin, Weekly Standard Executive Editor Fred...
  • The uncomfortable truth about school shootings

    10/05/2006 9:42:48 AM PDT · by OH2Am · 21 replies · 974+ views
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | October 4, 2006 | Ken Hanson
    In a remarkable moment of candor, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell today acknowledged that stronger gun laws could not have prevented the horrible shooting at the Amish school in Lancaster County. Rendell, a staunch gun control advocate, admitted, “I believe with all my heart that we need more gun control” during a live press conference. But he also acknowledged that tougher gun laws would not have prevented gunman Charles Carl Roberts IV from carrying out his deadly attack, noting, “You can make all the changes you want, but you can never stop a random act of violence by someone intent on...
  • Calling All FReepers

    08/29/2006 6:02:42 PM PDT · by olde north church · 19 replies · 581+ views
    8-29-2006 | Olde North Church
    Can we organize, mobilize, FReeperize.
  • A Secret the terrorists already knew

    06/30/2006 4:27:53 AM PDT · by YaYa123 · 42 replies · 1,212+ views
    The New York Times ^ | June 30,2006 | Roger Cressey, Richard Clarke
    COUNTERTERRORISM has become a source of continuing domestic and international political controversy. Much of it, like the role of the Iraq war in inspiring new terrorists, deserves analysis and debate. Increasingly, however, many of the political issues surrounding counterterrorism are formulaic, knee-jerk, disingenuous and purely partisan. The current debate about United States monitoring of transfers over the Swift international financial system strikes us as a case of over-reaction by both the Bush administration and its critics.