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  • President Frank Underwood Launches Reelection Bid During GOP Debate

    02/22/2016 6:58:49 PM PST · by pilgrim · 13 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 12/16/2015 01:28 am ET | Unkown
    As Republican presidential candidates argued about foreign policy, terrorism, immigration and, of course, the horrors of a Hillary Clinton administration, another politician was sneakily making his move -- and he wasn't even on stage. "America, I'm only getting started," announced President Frank Underwood in a fake, but cleverly timed, campaign ad for his reelection bid. The parody ad, which promotes the launch date of the fourth season of Netflix's "House of Cards," was released with the hashtag #FU2016 during Tuesday night's GOP debate. It's a new day in America. #FU2016 - House of Cards (@HouseofCards) December 16, 2015
  • Ron Paul says Latinos are being made 'scapegoats'

    02/02/2012 7:31:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/02/2012 | james Hohmann
    LAS VEGAS — Ron Paul dropped his standard stump speech on Wednesday and aggressively courted Latino voters. At a senior center in East Las Vegas, the Texas congressman told about 100 Hispanics that they have been unfairly made “scapegoats” for the country’s economic troubles. He said it’s “part of human nature” for newcomers to be shunned, but that prejudice toward outsiders worsens when unemployment is high. He said that illegal immigrants were being scapegoated in a manner similar to Jews in Nazi Germany because of tough economic times. “When things go badly, individuals look for scapegoats,” he said. “I just...
  • Sen. Lieberman: Rumsfeld Should Resign

    08/05/2006 12:55:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 76 replies · 1,545+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/5/06 | NewsMax
    Facing what recent polls show as a near-certain defeat at the hands of an anti-war challenger in his Connecticut's Democratic primary Tuesday, Sen. Joseph Lieberman joined his supporter New York Senator Hillary Clinton in calling on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to resign. A Quinnipiac University poll last Thursday showed Lieberman lagging by a hefty 13 points, and most political analysts blame Lieberman's loss of support on his pro-Iraq war position. It wasn't the first time Lieberman has called for Rumsfeld's resignation. The New York Post recalled that in a 2003 interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation," the senator called...
  • Hi - I'm new here and like to post random items I receive in email, please don't ZOT me.

    06/10/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizenusa · 95 replies · 6,860+ views
    snopes ^ | 6-10-2006 | ConcernedCitizenUSA
  • Malvo and the War Debate (ZOT!!! Why not to go off antipsychotic meds without a doctor’s guidance)

    05/29/2006 6:48:25 AM PDT · by DanPride · 80 replies · 4,217+ views
    Me | Today | Dan Pride
    I am curious why none of the media covers the most important aspect of the Malvo shootings. If you look at Newspapers on the dates when the shootings are underway you discover something I find quite interesting. The shootings begin to dominate the news the day before the debate on the Iraq war starts and they catch them the day after the declaration of war??? If you ask most people "do you remember the debate about starting the second Iraq war", they will all answer "yes of course". But if you followup with the question "name one point in the...
  • What is a FReeper? (zot)

    05/30/2006 12:41:24 PM PDT · by Uddercha0s · 183 replies · 7,024+ views
    5/30/06 | Uddercha0s
    I recently received a reply to a post that stated: "This should be beneath a "freeper". Sad." So I asked.. what is it that makes a FReeper? My reply (and I will admit was tasteless) was also questioning. It stirred controversy and was removed? Why Moderators? Can you not tell me? Did it not meet with your "FReeper" mentality? According to all posted guidelines it should be listed but no, you chose to delete it. Yes.. I'm the first one IBTZ, I'm sure you'll nick me for speaking up..
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • Something Every Zottee Should Realize

    11/17/2005 6:15:41 AM PST · by Turkey Day · 270 replies · 7,570+ views
    <p>You people are jerks. Not likeable jerks either, but the kind folks would like to smack in the back of the head with a shovel. Think Judge Snells from Caddyshack or Neidermier from Animal House.</p> <p>I know this probably comes as a shock to you, but if you do some serious soul searching, you'll realize that I am right.</p>
  • Revolt of the Middle

    04/26/2005 10:48:47 AM PDT · by beeler · 10 replies · 852+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 4/26/2005 | E. J. Dionne Jr.
    If you were to prepare a list of the top 10 stories you will never, ever read in a newspaper, one of them would surely include a sentence beginning: "Thousands of angry, screaming moderates took to the streets yesterday demanding . . ." You can finish that sentence however you would like. The accepted view in politics is that moderates don't get angry, don't scream and don't demonstrate. Politics these days is said to be dominated by ideological enthusiasts. Moderates are thought of as people who sit on the sidelines and decide which batch of true believers they can most...
  • McCain is not a maverick

    04/15/2005 1:50:48 PM PDT · by rightalien · 28 replies · 849+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 15th, 2005 | J. James Estrada
    As I am an Arizona resident, John McCain is my Senator. When I call his office in Phoenix to express my disappointment in McCain’s latest vote (against the Bush tax cuts; against drilling in ANWR; against the repeal of the estate tax, etc.), I find that his staffers are often embarrassed to confirm that he indeed voted the way he did. But when I make the same call to his D.C. office, the staffers there are actually belligerent in their defense of these wayward votes by the “maverick” Republican. The Beltway indeed represents a different constituency for our elected officials....
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,177 replies · 219,508+ views
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • To Be a Democrat

    07/26/2004 8:14:30 AM PDT · by TBP · 9 replies · 1,067+ views
    TBP | Recently | Picked up and modified
    What you must believe to be a Democrat: 1. Drug addiction is a disease that should be treated with compassion and understanding...unless the addict is a Conservative talk show host. 2. The United States should be subservient to the United Nations. Our highest authority is not God and the U.S. Constitution, but a collective of tinpot dictators (and their appeasers) and the U.N. charter. 3. Government should relax drug laws regardless of the potential for abuse, but should pass new and unConstitutional anti-gun laws because of the potential for abuse. 4. Calls for increased security after a terrorist attack are...
  • In Politics, the Web Is a Parallel World With Its Own Rules (NY Times whines ...Bush hits Kerry )

    02/21/2004 6:45:05 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 65 replies · 211+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 22, 2004 | JIM RUTENBERG
    February 22, 2004INTERNET AD ATTACKIn Politics, the Web Is a Parallel World With Its Own RulesBy JIM RUTENBERG T was a sharp video attack, jarring in a political season that has been unusually short on negative advertising. A woman, sitting at a keyboard, seeks information about Senator John Kerry on the Internet. She unearths all sorts of scandalizing tidbits. “More special interest money than any other senator. How much?’’ she says.The answer flashes on the screen: $640,000. “Ooh, for what?’’ she says, typing out ‘‘Paybacks?’’ and then reading aloud from the screen, she says, ‘‘Millions from executives at HMO’s, telecoms,...
  • Bush campaign launching video message against JOHN FATHEAD KERRY

    02/12/2004 5:10:41 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 15 replies · 209+ views
    SF Gate ^ | 2/12/04
    <p>In a new video message being sent to millions of people, President Bush's re-election campaign casts Sen. John Kerry as a tool of the special interests he regularly denounces.</p> <p>The spot, titled "Unprincipled," has the flavor of a political campaign ad but is customized for the Internet users who were receiving it Thursday night. An advance copy was provided to The Associated Press.</p>
  • Bush Web Spot Blasts Kerry

    02/12/2004 8:02:12 PM PST · by Vision Thing · 26 replies · 190+ views
    Adweek ^ | February 12, 2004 | Wendy Melillo
    WASHINGTON, D.C. The George W. Bush campaign launched its first Web video Thursday attacking Democratic frontrunner John Kerry. Called "Unprincipled, Chapter I," the video features an Internet search engine with the words "John Kerry" being typed into the header. Kerry's Web site pops up and the viewer hears Kerry making a speech in which he says, "I have a message for the influence peddlers and special interests. We're coming, you're going." "Sounds good," the female voiceover says as the words "special interests" are typed in the search engine. A Washington Post article appears and the voiceover says, "More special interest...
  • Bush Campaign Launches Anti-Kerry Video

    02/12/2004 8:34:50 PM PST · by prairiebreeze · 7 replies · 730+ views
    AP ^ | Feb. 12, 2004 | SCOTT LINDLAW
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a new video message being sent to millions of people, President Bush's re-election campaign casts Sen. John Kerry as a tool of the special interests he regularly denounces. The spot, titled "Unprincipled," has the flavor of a political campaign ad but is customized for the Internet users who were receiving it Thursday night. An advance copy was provided to The Associated Press. The one-minute spot depicts a woman surfing the Web. She finds a clip of Kerry, the Democratic front-runner, railing against "the influence-peddlers and the special interests. We're coming, you're going!" Kerry declares. The woman...

    02/12/2004 11:52:58 PM PST · by kattracks · 12 replies · 148+ views
    New York Post ^ | 2/13/04 | DEBORAH ORIN
    <p>February 13, 2004 -- President Bush's campaign last night fired its opening shot against Democratic front-runner John Kerry — an e-mail attack video that paints him as an "unprincipled" toady to special interests. The video — sent to 6 million Bush fans and posted on Bush's campaign Web site — shows Kerry's name being typed into an Internet search engine and goes to what looks like Kerry's own campaign Web site.</p>
  • Republicans Attack Kerry in Video and E-Mail

    02/13/2004 9:06:11 AM PST · by billorites · 31 replies · 194+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 13, 2004 | Jim Rutenberg
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 — Republicans attacked Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts on an array of fronts Thursday, the beginning of what party officials said would be an attempt to undercut Mr. Kerry's reputation at a time when he is riding high from repeated victories in primaries and caucuses. On Thursday night, Mr. Bush's campaign posted on its Web site an advertisement-style video juxtaposing Mr. Kerry's promises to stanch the influence of lobbyists in Washington with news articles about large numbers of donations to Mr. Kerry from lobbyists. The video gave a hint of the television advertising war to come between...
  • Ad calls Kerry lobbyists' tool

    02/13/2004 7:38:23 PM PST · by hotpotato · 12 replies · 238+ views
    Scott Lindlaw ^ | 2/13/2004 | AP
    <p>In a new video message being sent to millions of people, President Bush's reelection campaign casts Senator John F. Kerry as a tool of the special interests he regularly denounces.</p> <p>The spot, titled "Unprincipled," has the flavor of a campaign ad but is customized for the Internet users who were receiving it last night.</p>
  • Purposefully unprincipled - Those who preach pragmatism fear a government based on founders' ideals

    02/04/2004 9:19:36 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 184+ views
    OC Register ^ | 2/4/04 | Tibor Machan
    <p>There is a principle in logic that states once a contradiction has infected an argument, anything can follow. Another way of putting it is that once a viewpoint has contradictions in it, nothing reasonable can be expected from it, except by accident.</p>
  • Whatever It Is, They’re Against It

    05/13/2003 1:58:06 PM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies · 887+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Wednesday, May 14, 2003 | David C. Stolinsky, M.D.
    Whatever It Is, They’re Against It David C. Stolinsky, M.D. Wednesday, May 14, 2003 I don't know what they have to say, It makes no difference anyway. Whatever it is, I'm against it. – Groucho Marx in “Horse Feathers” Total negativism is an appropriate attitude for Groucho’s zany version of a college president. His ridiculous dance in an academic robe still makes us laugh. But negativism is not an appropriate attitude for citizens of a republic. It is still less appropriate for leaders of a great nation. And it’s not at all amusing. When a small child learns he can...