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  • Vanity Question: Is the site below a true conservative site? Something feels off to me...

    11/26/2014 6:59:39 PM PST · by Boomer · 24 replies
    I ask because this seems really off to me. To call obama a Republican is so far out there from what I have seen just rubs me wrong on every level. What say you? Is the website in question legit?
  • What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson?

    11/26/2014 10:28:50 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 258 replies
    What do y'all think about the riots in Ferguson? Rocks, bottles, bricks, Molotov cocktails thrown. Stores looted and burned. Private property destroyed. Cars burned. Churches burned. Smoke, tear gas. Gunfire, including from automatic (assault) rifles. Looked and sounded like a war zone. Dang. Almost as bad as those tea party rallies the DHS has been warning us about.
  • When the Republic Isn’t Worth Defending

    11/26/2014 6:57:34 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 47 replies
    I vaguely recall from Gibbon, or maybe it was from a high school class, that the Roman Empire didn’t go out with a bang. With a nod to Alaric and his Visigoths of 410 AD, there really isn’t a singular event to mark the beginning of the long slide. In broad strokes it is fair to say that Roman society declined together, simultaneously with government. For centuries, Roman citizenship was a precious possession, a jewel of unsurpassed value. As such it was held closely and kept in short supply, for among other privileges, the Roman citizen wasn’t taxed. He was...
  • Now is the time for Republicans to propose inner city solutions

    11/26/2014 8:59:42 AM PST · by Republicanprofessor · 67 replies
    11/26/14 | Republicanprofessor
    As we see rioters destroying downtown Ferguson and demonstrating in other cities, it occurs to me that the time is ripe for Republicans to offer their solutions to inner city problems. Black Americans have been beholden to Democrats since the 1960s, and has their lot improved? I do not have the statistics handy; I’ll let others work those up. But it is my impression that most inner city Americans are worse off in terms of lower incomes, higher unemployment, poorer education, greater dependence upon food stamps, etc. As I try to defend Republican policies on social media, my Democratic friends...
  • [Vanity]Law Enforcement Facts(3 Cops a week killed in the line of duty!Where are THEIR protestors?!!

    11/25/2014 7:20:58 PM PST · by ReaganThatcherJohnPaul2 · 98 replies
    A total of 1,501 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty during the past 10 years, an average of one death every 58 hours or 150 per year. There were 100 law enforcement officers killed in 2013.
  • Obama has the reverse Midas Touch

    11/25/2014 2:48:21 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 32 replies
    Foreign policy a disaster. Economy, employment a disaster. Healthcare a disaster. Energy policy a disaster. Race relations a disaster. Military preparedness a disaster. Border security a disaster. National security a disaster. America's standing in the world a disaster. Is there anything this man has touched that has not turned to shinola?
  • NBC's reckless reporting contrasted by ABC showing Officer Darren Wilson's injuries

    11/25/2014 3:08:09 AM PST · by topher · 33 replies
    Early TV News ABC, NBC | November 25, 2014 | vanity
    Watching Early Today and the early version of ABC's GMA, it is clear that NBC is providing reckless coverage. NBC is providing coverage to help start more fires and riots across the country. On the end of the spectrum is ABC. They show injuries on the face of Police Officer Darren Wilson from Michael Brown. Additionally, ABC explains that the police officer felt helpless in the assault by Michael Brown. They quote police officer Darren Wilson as saying that he felt like a five year old taking on Hulk Hogan. NBC attempts to spread more hate, and start more fires...
  • Congratulations Obama, Holder and assorted race pimps

    11/25/2014 1:34:07 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 44 replies
    You egged them on and you got your riots. Ferguson is burning. And for what purpose?
  • CHECKMATE! The end of the Legislative and Judicial branches. (Vanity/Opinion)

    11/24/2014 9:53:50 AM PST · by Enterprise · 46 replies
    Nov 24, 2014 | Enterprise
    <p>Obama is sneering at the Republicans again, telling them to "pass a bill" regarding immigration. The Democrats are taunting the Republicans and daring them to do something.</p> <p>It appears that there doesn't need to be another "bill" passed, as this ACT is supposed to prevent Obama from doing exactly what he is doing.</p>
  • A Dictator's logic - Vanity

    11/24/2014 8:07:31 AM PST · by central_va · 8 replies
    11/24/14 | self
    OK the logic Obama used to ram home shAmnesty went along these lines - paraphrasing, "Congress needs to send me a bill fixing this broken immigration system. Since they didn't I was forced to act on my own. It is their fault not mine".It has been bothering since I heard that edict, where had I seen that type "logic" used before. Well in 1939 Hitler used that same logic when justifying the Polish invasion. "We tried to negotiate a peace with Poland, we wanted to occupy Poland without bloodshed. We could not negotiate with them so I was forced to...
  • Fort Sam Houston Texas on Lockdown (vanity)

    11/23/2014 6:02:51 PM PST · by momincombatboots · 30 replies
    Self | 11/23/2014 | Self
    Fort Sam is on lockdown. Any help would be great, my only son is there.
  • Does the first amendment prohibit government entities from recognizing or observing Christmas?

    11/23/2014 12:31:58 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 42 replies
    <p>Does the first amendment prohibit city governments or other government entities from recognizing or observing Christmas including, appropriate displays, symbolism, quoted scripture, etc.?</p> <p>"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."</p>
  • Dream executive orders of a Republican President-vanity

    11/22/2014 6:35:45 PM PST · by central_va · 85 replies
    Vanity | 11/22/14
    Ok this is a vanity, but what EO's would you like to see from a Conservative "Friendly" President. Turn about is fair play. "Stroke of the pen - law of the land. Pretty cool."
  • Three Presidents deported millions

    11/22/2014 3:58:16 PM PST · by simka · 30 replies
    What did Presidents Hoover , Truman, and Eisenhower have in common? This is something that should be of great interest for you to pass around. I didn't know of this until it was pointed out to me. Back during the great depression, Herbert Hoover ordered the deportation of ALL illegal aliens in order to make jobs available to American citizens that desperately needed work. Harry Truman deported over two million illegal aliens after WWII to create jobs for Returning veterans. In 1954 Dwight Eisenhower deported 13 million Mexicans. The program was called Operation Wetback. It was done so WWII and...
  • Has anyone known of anybody being deported?

    11/22/2014 4:46:32 PM PST · by rey · 44 replies
    Has anyone known of anybody being deported? In all my time in CA I have never heard of anyone being deported other than for a criminal offense or after having served time for a criminal offense. Even when stopped for misdemeanor offenses, they are always let go. I have heard of people returning home to Mexico to visit and being unable to get back across the border, but I have never heard of an otherwise law abiding illegal being deported. You would think if people were being ripped from their homes and being deported, as the Dems make it seem,...
  • Mr. Presidente, the House of Representatives, is the American People (vanity)

    11/22/2014 10:33:55 AM PST · by rlbedfor · 8 replies
    Mr. Presidente blaming the House of inaction
  • Vanity: Need Good Information to Convince the Miseducated

    11/22/2014 4:37:34 AM PST · by CincyRichieRich · 17 replies
    11-22-14 | Self
    I am in need of some information that will help many of us here especially over those tough family interactions during Thanksgiving and Christmas. We know Stinky Reid scuttled many bills on immigration reform...amongst other bills...we also know the ministry of truth (aka MSM) has kept this a secret. The Left and Caesar 0bummer claim they had to do the EO because Republicans gave them nothing to work with...a Joe Wilson screaming lie! Long preamble...stay with me...what I need - and I think many of us here need - is such a list perhaps with thumbnails of the bills /proposed...
  • Executive Branch DOES NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY to Seize the power of Legislative/Judical branch

    11/22/2014 12:05:34 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Agree or Disagree? Here is my understanding..... Yes Executive Orders are "Constitutional'. It was done by many other Presidents. For the record, this is how Democrats are defending this. However....., Executive Orders ONLY APPLIES to the Executive Branch. They DO NOT APPLY to the Legislative or Judicial Branch. THEREFORE......, Yes one branch of government, DOES NOT HAVE THE CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY to SEIZE the power of the Legislative/Judicial branch. Executive orders ONLY HAVE AS MUCH POWER that is granted to them by the U.S. Constitution. Furthermore, again.... it only applies to the Executive Branch and not the other two branches of...

    11/21/2014 1:16:15 PM PST · by Hostage · 54 replies
    vanity | November 21, 2014 | Hostage
    So far there's been no sighting of the Executive Order that was expected to follow from Obama's speech last regarding Executive Amnesty. Why is this important? Here's the sequence list to commit to memory: 1. State Governors and State Attorney Generals have legal standing to sue in federal court. 2. A Temporary Federal Restraining Order (TFRO) or a Motion for Federal Preliminary Injunction (FPI) can be filed today and obtained in about a week as part of a larger case filing. 3. Either a TFRO or FPI stops Obama's plan to legalize tens of millions of illegals; how? Stop and...
  • Immigration Law Is Broken?

    11/21/2014 12:40:43 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 34 replies
    11/21/2014 | MosesKnows
    Immigration Law Is Broken? I wasn’t clear how I would ask this question because it can be misunderstood. Is it better to make this statement, The Immigration Law is Broken. Or Is it better to ask this question, Is the Immigration Law is Broken? I hear the president and others in government using the expression, immigration laws are broken and therefore in need of reform. Comprehensive reform as they express it. This creates a conundrum because when I read the law I don’t see anything broken. What does appear to be broken is the enforcement of the Immigration laws....
  • Did Rush caller just show Obama immigration plan's fatal flaw?

    11/21/2014 11:51:06 AM PST · by Helotes · 83 replies
    11/21/14 | Helotes
    A caller to the Rush Limbaugh show just pointed out the fatal flaw in the Obama immigration plan: Any illegal alien who signs up for a work permit, pays their fines/taxes, etc will automatically become a part of a data base that could be used to find them when the regime changes as it assuredly will someday. Since Obama's Executive Order does not carry the force of law and is not permanent, this list could then be used to find the illegal immigrants and depost them. Therefore no one will sign up for Obamas' work permit program.
  • Why McConnell and Boehner Won't Do Anything to Stop Obama (vanity)

    11/21/2014 9:51:50 AM PST · by fruser1 · 42 replies
    21 Nov 2014 | Self
    Aside from the pouting and lawsuits that won't amount to anything, nothing is going to happen to stop Obama's decree on immigration. Why? Because, as RINOS, McConnell and Boehner want what Obama wants. They really don't give a hoot about this, but to console their base, they feel obliged to step out and shake their fists. This is just an attempt to shut-up those extreme TEA party types. That's all that's gonna happen here. What do you think?
  • Vanity - Don’t Governors Have Executive Powers As Well?

    11/21/2014 9:43:50 AM PST · by KrabKlaw · 30 replies
    There are soon to be thirty-five Republican governors. What prevents them from exercising Prosecutorial Discretion and simply ignore Obama’s executive order?

    11/21/2014 1:58:37 AM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    11/21/2012 | Self
    The United Kingdom Independence Party won the special election yesterday for the parliamentary seat of Rochester and Strood with the media saying that "immigration" was the top issue. The UK has been flooded with Eastern European workers allowed to emigrate there by the rules of the European Union. This has cheapened the labor market hurting working people and small business. UKIP has made Britain's exit from the EU the centerpiece of its platform. Its a clear distinction from the UK's version of the Republican Party. The ruling Conservatives of Prime Minister David Cameron claim they are trying to cut a...
  • Vanity: Call Congress to DEMAND that they NOT pass a longer term OMNIBUS BILL.

    11/20/2014 6:23:20 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 18 replies
    November 20. 2014 | JSDude1
    If you WANT TO STOP this then the Defunding option from Congress is the ONLY option: Call The Capital Switchboard and take my advice in the headline: 202-224-3121. Do not let the leadership pass a longer term funding bill that WILL fund this ILLIGAL Action!
  • Can Texas charge a Fee for everyone wanting enter their state via the Southern Border?

    11/20/2014 5:15:09 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 18 replies
    20 Nov 2014 | 11th_VA
    May as well make some money off the hord on their way here ...
  • Help! Can voter initiatives be used to call a Convention of the States for proposing amendments?

    11/20/2014 1:07:04 PM PST · by Nateman · 26 replies
    Self | Nov 20, 2014 | Nateman
    Andrew Biggs. He is the Senate Majority leader here in Arizona. He was just unanimously voted back into his seat. He is also the fellow who REFUSES to let Article V go up for debate. I've written to him. His secretary gave me this link to a panel discussion on Article V. In this video, near the end , a Pro Article V advocate asks all those assembled: How many here support Andrew Biggs refusing to bring Article V debate to the floor? Nobody raised their hands. I mentioned that in a follow up letter comparing MR BIG to...
  • Is a class action lawsuit a possiblity?

    11/20/2014 10:10:46 AM PST · by conservativesister · 13 replies
    As the report goes that so many have lost their plans, had drastic price increases and losing their doctors/amenities they had with their previous plans, is it possible for those to come together, base on the vocal promises the occupant of the white house made and file a class action lawsuit against Obama's government and stop this? Don't know-just asking?
  • Immigration Front And Center On Both Sides Of The Atlantic Today

    11/20/2014 4:51:35 AM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    11/20/2014 | Self
    While Barack Obama is getting ready to announce his "executive amnesty" and Republicans are vowing to fight it, voters in England are choosing candidates in a special election where Prime Minister David Cameron is vowing to fight European Union rules that have opened the floodgates for cheap labor in his country. But the voters aren't buying the pitch from the "Conservative Party" leader and are expected to elect United Kingdom Independence Party candidate Mark Reckless, who resigned as Conservative MP for his seat so he could run in the special election for UKIP. Reckless says voters feel "over taxed" "over...
  • How is Jonathan Gruber different from Kevin Trudeau?

    11/19/2014 9:09:18 PM PST · by JennysCool · 11 replies
    Let's remember that just months ago, Kevin Trudeau was sentenced to prison for making ... well, not really FALSE health care claims, but MISLEADING health care claims in the literature he published. From the Chicago Tribune: >>>Trudeau has been jailed since Nov. 12 when he was convicted by a federal jury of criminal contempt for lying in several infomercials about the contents of his hit book, “The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don't Want You to Know About.” Prosecutors said he ignored a previous court order by describing the program as easy when it actually called for punishing calorie restrictions and...
  • U.S. Constitutional Crisis: November 20, 2014 - Mexican National Revolution Day: November 20, 1910

    The Mexican Revolution, which began on November 20, 1910, and continued for a decade, is recognized as the first major political, social, and cultural revolution of the 20th century. The United States, Mexico’s northern neighbor, was significantly affected by the human dislocation that resulted: if someone did not want to fight, the only alternative was to leave the country—and over 890,000 Mexicans did just that by legally emigrating during the second decade of the 20th century….
  • Time to defend the border?

    11/19/2014 6:39:14 PM PST · by ealgeone · 15 replies
    Self | 11-19-14 | ealgeone
    If bammy is going to act on his own, is it time for freedom loving Americans to take up arms and protect the southern border? Imagine 100-500 thousand armed citizens deployed along the border. That would send a message. Or maybe redeploy this citizens group to a more northeasterly location..... It could happen. Question is, is it time?
  • The Overlooked Irony of Jonathan Gruber's Candid Statements

    11/18/2014 7:24:31 PM PST · by T Ruth · 23 replies
    Freeper Editorial | 11/18/2014 | Self
    The Overlooked Irony of Jonathan Gruber's Candid Statements MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber has been captured on a number of video recordings stating that the Democrats relied upon and exploited the “stupidity of the American voter” to pass Obamacare. But American voters are not really stupid – not most of them anyway. Even the average Democrat voter is not stupid. Rather, Democrat voters are badly misinformed because they rely on the leftist media for information and opinion. So what Gruber and the Democrats really exploited was not the stupidity of the American voter, but corrupt and dishonest reporting by leftist journalists....
  • Ferguson National Response (Riots? VANITY)

    11/17/2014 4:14:14 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 63 replies
    Ferguson National Response Network Listing of planned responses around the country to the Darren Wilson Grand Jury Announcement CLICK INDIVIDUAL POSTS FOR DETAILS If you have an event to add - please click below
  • Broken Trust; How Obamacare makes Immigration Reform Impossible

    11/16/2014 10:07:34 AM PST · by dila813 · 3 replies
    Today | Me
    I am surprised by the lack of editorials on how the Democrat's politics of deceive and deny make it impossible to have any kind of compromise. Why doesn't the political elite realize that their lack of political will to enforce the rule of law on this White House means that nothing short of deporting all illegals will be tolerated? If we actually trusted them, maybe we would tolerate them paying a yearly tax for all the costs imposed upon the citizens of the United States. A tax based on cost, not income. If they couldn't pay it, then they would...
  • Greta, right now and Gruber (VANITY)

    11/14/2014 4:32:55 PM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 35 replies
    Live On TV
    I haven't posted a vanity for a while, so I am due. I'm watching Greta interview some Asian dude with a heavy accent. So he isn't natural born. They are talking about Gruber, and he is supporting him. Why can't Greta see through this facade and question this guy's background. He might be part of the plan to make American a communisht nation. There are thousands of Asians in our university system that are socialist/communists and can't speak the American language. Political correctness has completely ruined our country. And the same thing is happening with Muslims. No one questions them,...
  • Vanity: STOP AMNESTY: Insist that Congress pass a short term CR rather than long term spending Bill

    11/14/2014 1:52:06 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 7 replies
    11/14/2014 | JSDude1
    This is a call to action: STOP Congress from passing an Omnibus Spending Bill through September of 2015, instead they need to pass a clean CR through January 2015, then they'll at least have the tools to fight Obama's lawlessness through defunding his "executive actions" on Amnesty, Obamacare, and whatever else. CAPITAL HILL SWITCH BOARD (Please use this): (202) 224-3121
  • Status of Alaska Senate race (no updates for 36 hours)

    11/13/2014 12:51:52 PM PST · by CatOwner · 26 replies
    Does anyone have any idea why the election results for the Alaska Senate race (and all other races in that state) haven't been updated since Tuesday night? They managed to go through a little over 20,000 ballots on Tuesday, but nothing else since. It sounds like they have anywhere from 20,000 to 35,000 more ballots to count. Did they announce they would continue the counting at a later date?
  • McConnell Should Announce Suspension of Filibuster Rule if Obama uses Executive Action on Amnesty

    11/13/2014 6:15:39 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 52 replies
    Vanity | 13 Nov 2014
    If Senator McConnell really wants to play hardball with Obama, he should announce he will 'temporarily' suspend the Filibuster Rule in the Senate if Obama goes ahead with Executive Amnesty. 1) This will drive a wedge between Reid and Obama, since Reid's power will be directly tied to Obama's action 2) This will enable the Legislative branch to more readily balance it's powers with those of the Executive Branch 3) Much better than some Impeachment action, since it will actually give the Senate more power over the Executive Branch. Desperate times call for desperate measures ...
  • Jonathan Gruber speaks to Noblis about Obamacare 01-18-2012

    11/12/2014 11:21:04 AM PST · by machogirl · 37 replies
    me ^ | November 12, 2014 | me
    I took one for the team and listened to this guy on a new tape for 52 minutes. Another Gruber video. This guy did travel the Country, speaking about the Obamacare-sham and DID REPEATEDLY to many groups, that O'care was: complicated, political, that the STATES IF NO EXCHANGES are set up their citizens will pay the "tax" but NO tax credits, and blah blah blah, and some INTERESTING NUGGETS.
  • Jonathan Gruber and the billion dollar Obamcare slush fund (exactly who is cashing in?)

    11/12/2014 4:32:18 AM PST · by Liz · 45 replies
    vanity | 11/12/14
    Outed as a congenital liar, Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber said that "lack of transparency" was a major part of getting Obamacare passed because “the stupidity of the American voter” would have killed the law if more people knew what was in it. Gruber, the MIT professor who served as a technical consultant to the Obama administration during Obamacare’s design, also made clear during a panel quietly captured on video that the individual mandate, which was only upheld by the Supreme Court because it was a tax, was not actually a tax. “This bill was written in a tortured way to...
  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform...

    11/11/2014 10:57:30 AM PST · by westcoastwillieg · 49 replies
    Comprehensive immigration reform: 1. Secure our borders and provide verifiable metrics 2. End the anchor-baby interpretation of the 14th Amendment 3. Make eVerify mandatory and enforce it with large fines 4. Reduce legal immigration quotas and end chain migration 5. Deport illegals upon contact with any law enforcement agency 6. No local, state or federal government benefits of any kind 7. Any health and/or other care billed back to the home country 8. Lifetime ban on path to citizenship for anyone who entered illegally 9. Make illegal entry a felony with a mandatory prison sentence
  • Soldiers Aren’t Heroes

    11/11/2014 6:53:27 AM PST · by seekthetruth · 71 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | November 11, 2014 | SeekTheTruth has hit a new low. Sunday’s article, titled, “You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy” argues that patriotic celebration and respect of our military is a “childish trait” and “forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must end”.
  • Will FreeRepublic Finally Stop Posts Equating Guilt or Innocence with (Females') Looks???

    11/11/2014 12:44:00 AM PST · by Secret Agent Man · 636 replies
    The Cranberries prior posting about the gal singer who assaulted the flight attendant and cop was the last stupid straw about posting about guilt based on looks. (Note I am not a big Cranberries fan, I have no dog in this particular hunt - it's just an example.) I am not against posts that discuss a person's looks per se. Particularly if it factors into the issue being discussed. If it's relevant, it's relevant. What I am objecting to are the stupid inane posts that add nothing of value to the thread and detract from the reputation of this site...
  • Please call your senator about UN CRPD

    11/10/2014 6:33:40 AM PST · by CThomasFan · 6 replies
    Why Does HSLDA Oppose the Treaty? Promoting equal rights and protections for disabled persons around the world sounds like a great idea. But let’s take a closer look at what the treaty actually says and how it would impact the United States. Here are some of our most serious concerns. The CRPD could threaten homeschooling rights and parental rights. It would surrender parents and caregivers’ decision-making ability on behalf of their disabled children to unelected and unaccountable UN bureaucrats. The CRPD would override existing state laws, seriously damaging states’ rights. The CRPD would surrender our nation’s sovereignty to unelected bureaucrats.
  • [Vanity] Silent Campaign Exposes the Democrats

    11/08/2014 3:36:08 AM PST · by sr4402 · 30 replies
    Vanity | 11/8/2014 | Self
    The Republicans did not have a national campaign except to send back Obama's words to haunt him. It was a nationally silent campaign and whoever came up with it was a genius. As long as the Republican spoke out about any national issue, the Lamestream Media would speak out against it. Whether it was abortion, healthcare, racial bating; it did not matter, the media would take the side of the Democratic party. By avoiding speaking on these issues and focusing like a laser on Obama's misstatements and obvious mistakes (Ebola and ISIL), they avoided the Democrats and the Lamestream Media's...
  • Vanity: HELP, Bias in HS World History Class

    11/07/2014 3:06:33 PM PST · by CharlotteVRWC · 80 replies ^ | 11/07/14 | me
    Freeper help needed. My daughter is a Freshman in a Catholic High School. World History teacher is obviously a Democrat by her statements in class promoting Obamacare, and the fact that the economy has 'greatly improved' under this administration.
  • Dr. Carson's announcement flushes out the racist Uncle Toms on the left

    11/07/2014 1:34:24 PM PST · by Maceman · 48 replies
    For those who haven't heard, today Ben Carson announced that he's officially running for president. I was over at DU, and happened to see their thread on the subject. I was so appalled, I just had to post a link to it here. So here's what Carson will be up against from the left if he should happen to win the primary (personally, though, I'm a Ted Cruz guy). Ben Carson, the latest Republican black toy I find it really interesting that the left is actually questioning Carson's obvious intelligence. As far as I can tell, virtually all conservative black...
  • The difference Between Democrats and Republicans (vanity)

    11/07/2014 10:59:55 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 18 replies
    This is an excerpt of an excerpt on Drudge from GWB's book. In a chapter titled "DIPLOMACY," the son recounts an anecdote about Watergate: "The final straw came on August 5, 1974. The Supreme Court had ruled that the White House must turn over all the tapes to Leon Jaworski, the new Watergate special prosecutor and a friend of Dad’s from Houston. The tapes revealed that Nixon had spoken to one of his aides about thwarting the FBI’s investigation into the Watergate break-in. That was proof that he knew about the cover-up and that he had lied to the country....
  • Can Democrats Win Without Nominating Another Black Presidential Candidate? (VANITY)

    11/06/2014 2:09:32 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 49 replies
    Without massive black turnout I don't see Democrats having a chance. Hillary can't motivate the base. Is Cory Booker the 2016 Obama? Black U.S. Senator with virtually no experience that'll pass up the Billary machine?