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  • These Little Leaguers Don’t Know Who Barack Obama Is (Low-Info Kids meet Low-Info President)

    05/21/2014 9:52:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    TIME ^ | May 21, 2014 | by Samantha Grossman
    On Monday evening, President Obama decided to stop by D.C.’s Friendship Park to surprise some Little Leaguers who were warming up for their game. Many of the young ball players weren’t exactly impressed, though, mostly because they apparently didn’t know who he was. Allow us to repeat that: the President of the United States of America just dropped by to say hey, and they didn’t know who he was. While parents reached for their phones to snap pictures, many of the children held back, skeptical about this strange man who they apparently had never seen before.
  • Indian tribe in Wash. approves same-sex marriage

    08/02/2011 4:46:20 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 2, 2011 | MANUEL VALDES
    SEATTLE (AP) -- An American Indian Tribe in Washington state has adopted a law recognizing gay marriage, making it only the second tribe in the country known to do so. The Suquamish Tribal Council voted Monday to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples on its reservation near Seattle, after the measure gained support from more than 100 tribal members at a meeting this spring.
  • Huffington Post Offers $100,000 for Sex Tapes, Phone Records to Destroy Glenn Beck

    08/30/2010 6:24:16 AM PDT · by kristinn · 465 replies · 2+ views
    Monday, August 30, 2010 | Kristinn
    <p>In the wake of Glenn Beck's hugely successful Restoring Honor rally held in Washington, D.C. this weekend, the Huffington Post has published an offer of $100,000 to anyone with evidence that would destroy Beck's reputation and take him off the political/cultural battlefield.</p>
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (-14)

    12/18/2009 6:30:06 AM PST · by Maceman · 38 replies · 1,858+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | December 18, 2009
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 28% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-two percent (42%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14 (see trends). The number who Strongly Disapprove of Obama’s performance has now topped 40% for seven straight days and his overall Approval Index rating has been in negative double digits every day for over a month. The President this morning at a United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen at a time when a record number...
  • Caption Obama throwing a softball

    07/15/2009 9:47:17 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 115 replies · 4,523+ views
    U.S. President Barack Obama throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Major League Baseball's All-Star game in St. Louis July 14, 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama embraces St. Louis Cardinals baseball player Albert Pujols after Obama threw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of Major League Baseball's All-Star game in St. Louis, July 14, 2009 Obama: "I love saying your name....hee hee....Poo holes....heheh..."
  • All Star Game Live Thread (Will he reach the plate?)

    07/14/2009 5:10:19 PM PDT · by CaptRon · 374 replies · 9,035+ views
    vanity | 7/14/09 | Captron
    For those who are baseball fans.
  • Obama Wants to Avoid the Dirt for First Pitch

    07/14/2009 4:40:58 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 44 replies · 1,415+ views
    ABC News Blogs ^ | July 14, 2009 | Jake Tapper, Karen Travers
    President Obama gave a sneak peek of his strategy for his ceremonial first pitch tonight at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis, saying he wanted to loosen up his arm a bit. Obama did not do any practice pitching at the White House but plans to warm up in St. Louis tonight with some throws to Cardinals All-Star First Baseman Albert Pujols. The president recalled his first pitch in the 2005 American League Championship Series between his native Chicago White Sox and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. “I just wanted to keep it high,” he said....
  • A picture tells a 1000 words.....(Kerry snubbed in Iraq)

    12/26/2006 7:07:27 PM PST · by Dan Evans · 217 replies · 15,416+ views
    "This is a true story.....Check out this photo from our mess hall at the US Embassy yesterday morning. Sen. Kerry found himself all alone while he was over here. He cancelled his press conference because no one came, he worked out alone in the gym w/o any soldiers even going up to say hi or ask for an autograph (I was one of those who was in the gym at the same time), and he found himself eating breakfast with only a couple of folks who are obviously not troops. What is amazing is Bill O'Reilly came to visit with...
  • Senator Kerry To Travel To Iraq [Barf Alert]

    12/12/2006 7:19:18 PM PST · by jdm · 112 replies · 1,614+ views
    AP via CBS4Boston ^ | Dec 12, 2006
    (AP) WASHINGTON Sen. John Kerry, whose botched joke about U.S. troops in Iraq dealt a blow to his presidential ambitions, will travel to Iraq this weekend to meet with soldiers, political leaders and military officials. "I've talked to plenty of guys who've come back from Iraq, who are there now, who understand exactly what happened," Kerry said of his joke in a telephone interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. "They laugh at it." The Iraq stop will be part of a nine-day Mideast trip that includes stops in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Israel. A week before the midterm elections,...
  • No joke: Kerry says goof won’t hurt ’08 prez bid

    11/20/2006 2:41:05 PM PST · by Risha · 76 replies · 1,617+ views
    bostonherald ^ | November 20, 2006 | By Associated Press
    No joke: Kerry says goof won’t hurt ’08 prez bid By Associated Press Monday, November 20, 2006 - Updated: 01:42 PM EST WASHINGTON - Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry insisted on Sunday his "botched joke" about President George W. Bush’s Iraq policy would not undermine a possible White House campaign in 2008. "Not in the least," Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, said when asked if the furor over his comment had caused him to reconsider a 2008 race. "The parlor game of who’s up, who’s down, today or tomorrow, if I listened to that stuff, I would never have...
  • Kerry earned his place outside the spotlight [“ ... an unproductive troublemaker.”]

    11/18/2006 7:04:50 AM PST · by johnny7 · 38 replies · 1,643+ views
    The Williamsport Sun-Gazette ^ | November 18, 2006 | Editorial
    The campaign season is over, but we cannot let pass Massachusetts Senator and still bitter presidential wanna-be John Kerry’s insult of our troops when he declared on a campus stop that students need to do well, or else “you get stuck in Iraq.” His completely in-character gaffe brought deserved condemnation, including some from leading Democrats.Kerry disappeared from the campaign trail, so as not to be a “distraction” to Democratic campaigns. But before he left he issued a non-apology apology in which he failed to actually apologize for the insult. He said: “I sincerely regret that my words were misinterpreted to...

    11/01/2006 1:24:49 PM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 238 replies · 4,354+ views
    John Kerry ^ | 11/1/06 | GeorgiaDawg32
    didn't it in person in front of a camera..
  • A Statement from John Kerry

    11/01/2006 1:31:17 PM PST · by jessduntno · 152 replies · 3,215+ views
    A Statement from John Kerry ^ | November 1, 2006 4:24 PM | John Kerry
    A Statement from John Kerry As a combat veteran, I want to make it clear to anyone in uniform and to their loved ones: my poorly stated joke at a rally was not about, and never intended to refer to any troop. I sincerely regret that my words were misinterpreted to wrongly imply anything negative about those in uniform, and I personally apologize to any service member, family member, or American who was offended. It is clear the Republican Party would rather talk about anything but their failed security policy. I don’t want my verbal slip to be a diversion...
  • Heads Up! All Scheduled Kerry Functions for 11/1/06 cancelled

    10/31/2006 7:14:16 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 820 replies · 33,721+ views
    Just announced on the FNC.
  • Kerry: Bush uses 9/11 as ‘political pawn’

    09/10/2006 10:17:54 AM PDT · by bitt · 96 replies · 1,637+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/10/06 | Kimberly Atkins
    Sen. John F. Kerry yesterday blasted the Bush administration for war and homeland security policies that he said leave Americans more vulnerable to attack. Kerry’s remarks came in a Faneuil Hall speech on the eve of tomorrow’s five-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. In his fourth speech this year at the venue, Kerry accused the administration of using the tragedy that killed about 3,000 Americans to justify the war in Iraq. “It is immoral to treat 9/11 as a political pawn (to) excuse the invasion of Iraq,” Kerry said. “They were attacked and killed not by Saddam...
  • Kerry: ‘I Was Wrong' On Iraq

    06/13/2006 3:49:46 PM PDT · by fuyb · 247 replies · 4,182+ views ^ | June 13, 2006 | Nathan Burchfiel
    Washington, D.C. ( - U.S. Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts on Tuesday told an audience at the liberal Take Back America conference that he was sorry for voting to authorize the war in Iraq, calling the entire mission "a mistake." "We were misled, we were given evidence that was not true," Kerry said. "It was wrong, and I was wrong to vote [for it]." Kerry, who led an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 2004, said it was necessary to admit mistakes because "you cannot change the future if you''re not honest about the past." He criticized supporters of the...
  • Girl Pitches Perfect Little League Game

    05/20/2005 11:43:09 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 74 replies · 1,905+ views
    yahoo news/AP ^ | Thu May 19, 2005
    Girl Pitches Perfect Little League Game Thu May 19, 2005 Katie Brownell is in a Little League all her own. The 11-year-old — the only girl playing in the Oakfield-Alabama Little League program — pitched a perfect game Saturday for her Dodgers. She struck out all 18 batters she faced in the six-inning, 11-0 victory over the Yankees. Oakfield-Alabama officials said they can't remember anybody ever throwing a perfect game in this western New York league between Buffalo and Rochester. In two games on the mound, Katie has struck out 32 of 33 batters. And she's hitting .714 through the...
  • In a league of her own --- Girl, 11, throws perfect game against all-boys team

    05/18/2005 5:16:28 PM PDT · by kingattax · 59 replies · 2,839+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 18, 2005
    OAKFIELD, N.Y. -- Katie Brownell is a shy 11-year-old girl of few words. But when she gets on the baseball field, she lets her pitching do the talking. Brownell is the only girl in the Oakfield-Alabama Little League baseball program in this community about halfway between Buffalo and Rochester. On Saturday, that didn't stop her from accomplishing something league officials can't remember anybody -- boy or girl -- ever doing. She threw a perfect game for the Dodgers in an 11-0 victory over the Yankees. How dominant was she? She struck out all 18 batters she faced in the six-inning...
  • Playing Catch-Up

    05/13/2005 9:30:18 AM PDT · by FlyLow · 7 replies · 412+ views
    JWR ^ | 5-13-05 | Gene Weingarten
    Most sexist stereotypes are false. Women are not worse drivers than men. Women can be just as decisive as men, just as competent, and, with proper inducement, they can even let rip a perfectly respectable belch. But I think we all know, in our hearts that at least one sexist stereotype is true. With notable exceptions, but by and large, in the aggregate, generally speaking, on the whole, in the main, qualifying this as much as possible to avoid disagreeable personal sanctions, women tend to Throw Like a Girl. Because Washington now has its own pro team, the town is...
  • Coulter on Liberals throwing like girls...

    04/14/2005 7:06:40 AM PDT · by SAP_guy · 40 replies · 2,190+ views
    Town Hall ^ | Coulter, Anne
    Last October, two liberals responded to my speech at the University of Arizona – during question and answer, no less – by charging the stage and throwing two pies at me from a few yards away. Fortunately for me, liberals not only argue like liberals, they also throw like girls.