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  • Millennials are the most bisexual generation of all time

    07/15/2016 11:48:58 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 85 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 2, 2016 | The Sun
    Bisexuality is booming, with the number of people who bed men and women more than doubling, a study says. Some 7.7 percent revealed they had bi romps in 2014, compared to 3.1 percent in 1990. The stats follow the openness of Brit model Cara Delevingne and other celebrities about their bisexuality. In the same period the percentage of men who reported having had sex with at least one man rose from 4.5 percent to 8.2 percent. And the number of women who said they had bedded at least one female leapt from 3.6 percent to 8.7 percent. Meanwhile, acceptance of...
  • Cruz on Trump aide: 'Of course' I'd ask him to resign

    03/29/2016 8:23:10 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 278 replies
    thehill.com ^ | March 29, 2016, 08:34 pm | Rebecca Savransky
    March 29, 2016, 08:34 pm Cruz on Trump aide: 'Of course' I'd ask him to resign By Rebecca Savransky Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said if Corey Lewandowski worked for him, he would ask the campaign manager to resign. "Of course," Cruz said in response to the question by Anderson Cooper during a CNN town hall Tuesday on whether he'd ask the embattled aide to resign. "It shouldn't be complicated that members of the campaign staff should not be physically assaulting the press," he said. "That shouldn't be a complicated decision."
  • Five Reasons Trump Is Weaker Than He Looks

    03/02/2016 9:50:09 AM PST · by the_boy_who_got_lost · 31 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 12:20 AM, MAR 02, 2016 | JONATHAN V. LAST
    You'll get no shortage of Trump-is-the-nominee talk today. At worst, he's in a very strong position. At best, he's the presumptive nominee. But even though I'm a born-pessimist, I'm not quite sure that I'm convinced by the best-case (for Trump) argument. So for the sake of argument, let's lay out the case for why Super Tuesday was not actually a campaign ender. ... ... ...
  • Trump Campaign Statement On Fox News Debate

    01/26/2016 6:33:44 PM PST · by sushiman · 45 replies
    Trump ^ | 1/26/16
    He will not be participating in the FOX News debate and will instead host an event in Iowa to raise money for the Veterans and Wounded Warriors, who have been treated so horribly by our all talk, no action politicians. Like running for office as an extremely successful person, this takes guts and it is the kind mentality our country needs in order to Make America Great Again.
  • White House Does Not Think Pictures of Sailors on Their Knees is Embarrassing

    01/16/2016 3:32:39 PM PST · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 72 replies
    White House Spokesperson Josh Earnest News Briefing ^ | Jan 15, 2016 | Obama White House/Josh Earnest
    White House Spokesperson Josh Earnest News Briefing Video
  • Feds offer $5M for leader of ISIS travelers

    11/18/2015 1:54:48 PM PST · by maggief · 5 replies
    The Hil ^ | November 18, 2015 | Julian Hattem
    The federal government on Wednesday offered up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of a man involved in smuggling and travel for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The reward offer comes amid increasing concern about ISIS’s ability to send foreign fighter extremists to Europe and the United States, following the group’s direction of Friday evening’s terror attacks across Paris, which killed 129 people. Abu-Muhammad al-Shimali has been associated with ISIS or its predecessor, al Qaeda in Iraq, since 2005, the State Department said. “He now serves as a key leader in ISIL’s Immigration and...
  • Bush allies worry: Is Jeb tough enough?

    09/16/2015 12:40:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 16, 2015 | Alex Isenstadt, Marc Caputo and Glenn Thrush
    If he doesn't land punches tonight against Donald Trump, some warn, 'it might be over.'Nobody is more nervous about this week's debate than Jeb Bushs top fundraisers -- and no audience will have more to say about his future viability as a candidate. New York Jets owner Woody Johnson knew it. He recognized the group assembled at his Rockefeller Center office in Manhattan last Wednesday was in need of some reassurance after Bushs unimpressive performance in last months GOP debate, so Bushs national finance chairman, recalled one attendee, gave a personal pledge: Jeb would be well prepared for the second...
  • Fiery Jeb Bush gets testy over 'anchor babies' term (copies Trump word for word)

    08/20/2015 2:46:14 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | CNN | Ashley Killough
    Keene, New Hampshire (CNN)Jeb Bush on Thursday defended using the term "anchor babies" after Democrats hounded the former Florida governor and his presidential rival, Donald Trump, for using the term this week. "No, I don't. I don't regret it," Bush said sharply, growing testy with a questioner while talking to reporters. Pressed further, a more agitated Bush fired off: "No, do you have a better term? OK, you give me, you give me a better term and I'll use it. I'm serious." Interestingly, it was an answer that Trump gave almost verbatim the night before, also in New Hampshire, when...
  • American Voters See Obama as Too Weak Against Iran, Islamic State, Poll Shows

    07/17/2015 1:55:03 PM PDT · by lbryce · 15 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | July 17, 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    A majority of U.S. voters dont believe that President Obama has been aggressive enough in his efforts to thwart Islamic State terrorists or disable Irans nuclear capabilities. According to a Fox News poll released Thursday, 59 percent of American adults agree that the Obama administration has not been aggressive enough in its actions to combat the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL.) Only 29 percent believe the president has been adequately aggressive. The poll, which was conducted between July 13 and 15, also indicates that Americans believe Obama has been too weak in his actions regarding Irans...
  • Obama Warns Congress Not to Stand in Way of Iran Deal

    07/14/2015 5:38:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 74 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 7/14/15
    ....Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord.
  • Santorum praises Trump's focus on immigration

    07/05/2015 10:41:56 AM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 26 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 5, 2015 | Rebecca Kaplan
    Rick Santorum said he didn't like Donald Trump's "verbiage" when he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" in his presidential announcement speech, but said he was raising an important point by bringing up the effect that illegal immigration has on American workers. "While I don't like the verbiage he's used, I like the fact that he is focused on a very important issue for American workers and particularly, legal immigrants in this country," Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator and presidential candidate said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday. "People who are coming illegally, obviously, are coming with a bad intent, let's just...
  • Top Iranian Official: Obama is The Weakest of U.S. Presidents

    10/23/2014 1:35:51 PM PDT · by rdb3 · 16 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 23 OCTOBER 2014 | Adam Kredo
    Top Iranian Official: Obama is The Weakest of U.S. Presidents Adviser to Iranian president mocks Obamas humiliating presidency Share Tweet Email AP BY: Adam KredoOctober 23, 2014 4:10 pmThe Iranian presidents senior advisor has called President Barack Obama the weakest of U.S. presidents and described the U.S. leaders tenure in office as humiliating, according to a translation of the highly candid comments provided to the Free Beacon.The comments by Ali Younesi, senior advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, come as Iran continues to buck U.S. attempts to woo it into the international coalition currently battling the Islamic State (IS, ISIL,...
  • Obama Dashes Off Tough Memo to ISIS Re: Burning Pilot Alive

    02/03/2015 2:41:38 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 63 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 3, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday President Barack Obama reacted to ISIS releasing a video showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive. President Obama said, You know, I just got word of the video that had been released. I dont know the details on the confirmation. Should in fact this video be authentic, its just one more indication of the viciousness and barbarity of this organization. And I think we will redouble the vigilance and determination on the part of global coalition to make sure that they are degraded and ultimately defeated. It also indicates the degree to which whatever ideology they are operating...
  • Caption this Pic of the Dope-in-Chief

    05/22/2014 6:07:48 PM PDT · by kingattax · 82 replies
    5-22-14 | kingattax
  • U.S. Announces More Sanctions Against Russia

    04/28/2014 6:37:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 4/28/14
    ...The Obama administration ordered travel bans and asset freezes for seven Russian officials, including two said to be in Mr. Putins inner circle, and froze assets for 17 companies. Thirteen Russian companies will also face additional restrictions as the government will cut off the export or re-export of American-made products to them. Additionally, the State and Commerce Departments announced a new policy to deny export license applications for high-technology items....
  • In Poland, Biden Promises Allies Protection [Obama too busy fundraising]

    03/19/2014 3:14:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 3/19/14 | Mark Landler
    Citing the need for friends to stand with one another, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. reassured Poland and the Baltic states on Tuesday that the United States would protect them from any Russian aggression like the actions the Kremlin has taken in Crimea. In the first of two days of hastily arranged meetings with the leaders of Poland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, Mr. Biden mixed bracing words with promises of modest military aid to shore up the NATO alliance and build solidarity in the face of the deepening crisis over Ukraine.
  • Kerry to Meet With Ukrainian Officials in Kiev [Lurch to the Rescue!]

    03/02/2014 2:01:43 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 51 replies
    ABC ^ | 3.2.14 | Julie Pace
    A senior administration official says Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Ukrainian capital of Kiev Tuesday to meet with government officials.
  • NSA Paid a Huge Security Firm $10 Million to Keep Encryption Weak

    12/20/2013 4:16:47 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 99 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 20 dec 2013 | Gizmodo
    Reuters reports that the NSA paid massive computer security firm RSA $10 million to promote a flawed encryption system so that the surveillance organization could wiggle its way around security. In other words, the NSA bribed the firm to leave the back door to computers all over the world open. Thanks to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, we already knew the NSA played a central role in promoting a flawed formula for generating random numbers, which if used in encryption, essentially gives the spies easy access to computing systems. A piece of RSA software, bSafe, became the most significant vector...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    08/09/2013 5:54:39 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 103 replies
    We "Decimated" Al Qaeda President Obama walks into a local bank in Chicago to cash a check. He is surrounded by Secret Service agents. As he approaches the cashier he says, "Good morning Ma'am, could you please cash this check for me?" Cashier:"It would be my pleasure sir. Could you please show me your ID?" Obama: "Truthfully, I did not bring my ID with me as I didn't think there was any need to. I am President Barack Obama, the President of the United States of AMERICA !!!!" Cashier: "Yes sir, I know who you are, but with all...
  • Baby bust? National birthrate hits an all-time low due to weak economic recovery

    07/10/2013 2:02:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 7/10/13 | Alex Greig
    The recession has been over for four years, but the birth rate in the U.S. continues to fall as many people struggle with a sluggish economy and financial uncertainty. According to a recent analysis by the Pew Institute, since 2007 when there were a record 4,316,233 births, the number of births has been steadily declining, with 4,007,000 births in 2012 - the lowest number since 1998. Analysts say that the birthrate is dictated by the economy.
  • Obama, Putin to sign new deal on reducing nuclear threat [Flexibility Means a Weaker America]

    06/18/2013 5:45:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    NBC ^ | 6/18/13 | Roberta Rampton
    ...Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin said they would sign an agreement on securing and destroying nuclear material to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, replacing a 1992 deal that expired on Monday.
  • Low Turnout Just Shows Dems Had No Good Choices

    06/12/2013 6:58:44 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 18 replies
    From an email
    Mullins: Low Turnout Just Shows Dems Had No Good Choices for Lt. Gov., Attorney General Statement of RPV Chairman Pat Mullins: "Amid very low turnout from their own party, Virginia Democrats have fielded a ticket that is weak - from top to bottom - and incapable of winning in November. The lack of enthusiasm from Virginia Democrats is understandable given that this is a ticket that is not focused on nor is credible on the primary concern of Virginians: creating jobs. In Terry McAuliffe, Democrats have nominated a failed crony capitalist who has used his insider connections to profit from...
  • The Weakest President In The History Of The U.S.

    05/25/2013 2:10:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 53 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 23/5/13 | Mashari Al-Zaydi
    "The problem of U.S. President Barack Obama can be summed up in a single word: hesitation. The man is short-sighted, confused and diffident. It seems that the gist of his policy is disagreeing with every position of his predecessor, George W. Bush, and that is quarrelsomeness, not policy. "This assessment of Obama's policy is not voiced only by his Republican rivals in the U.S., or by those who hate some [aspects] of his global [foreign] policy, but also by some proponents of his own school of thought, like the well-known American author David Ignatius, who recently wrote a critique of...
  • A Not-So Shocking Study Finds If You're A Strong Guy You're More Like To Vote A Certain Way...

    05/16/2013 12:33:42 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-16-13 | The Looking Spoon
    True story, see more about it here.
  • Baja Fresh closing all Phoenix-area locations

    04/23/2013 6:05:42 AM PDT · by Accessible Pudding · 7 replies
    Phoenix Business Journal ^ | 04-15-2013 | Tim Gallen
    All Phoenix-area locations of the Irvine, Calif.-based restaurant chain will be closed starting tomorrow, according to the Phoenix New Times.
  • AB InBev Sued Over Claim Budweiser Overstated Alcohol Level (WEAK!)

    02/26/2013 5:55:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 2/26/13 | Sophia Pearson
  • Iran Puts a Weak America in Its Sights, With Big Plans for the Future

    01/10/2012 9:53:23 AM PST · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 2+ views
    FoxNews ^ | January 10, 2012 | Michael Rubin
    Addressing pilgrims on November 5, 2011, just over two weeks after President Obama announced U.S. troops would withdrawal from Iraq, Iran's Supreme Leader cited American "failures" in Iraq and Afghanistan as proof that, "Today, the West, the United States and Zionism are weaker than ever before." Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad went further, declaring the American retreat was not enough. "So long as the American empire based in the White House has not been overthrown, we have work to do," he thundered. In the weeks since, the Islamic Republic has ratcheted up both its rhetoric and its defiance. Whereas Iranian authorities...
  • IAEA report: Iran blocking access as it doubles number of centrifuges at Fordo...[Obama is Carter]

    08/31/2012 6:23:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    CBS ^ | 8/31/12
    VIENNA - Iran has effectively shut down a probe of a site suspected of being used for work on nuclear weapons development while doubling the number of machines it could use to make the core of nuclear warheads at an underground bunker safe from airborne attack, the U.N. nuclear agency said in a report Thursday.
  • Romney Screws the Pooch on Immigration

    06/15/2012 8:14:40 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 165 replies
    National Review ^ | 6-15-2012 | Mark Krikorian
    Okay, maybe that wasnt the best metaphor, but he fumbled an important opportunity. The problem with the presidents amnesty decree is not that it makes it more difficult to reach that long-term solution because an executive order is, of course, just a short-term matter it can be reversed by subsequent presidents. The problem is that its u-n-c-o-n-s-t-i-t-u-t-i-o-n-a-l. You would expect Allen West and Steve King to be forceful in denouncing this usurpation, but even Amnesty John McCain and Rick you dont have a heart Perry were strong. Heck, Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham denounced the move as possibly...
  • Stronger Men Tend To Be Conservative

    04/12/2012 4:42:09 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    The UK Telegraph recently did a story titled "Strong men more likely to vote Conservative". Is anyone surprised by that connection?
  • Obama Says Jobs Report Is 'Welcome' News, as Romney Blasts Job Growth As 'Weak'

    04/07/2012 5:38:31 AM PDT · by Son House · 8 replies
    FoxNews ^ | April 06, 2012 | FoxNews.com
    Economists have worried all along that job growth couldn't sustain the strong December-to-February pace. They also worry that a 66-cent run-up in gasoline prices (to a national average $3.94 a gallon) so far this year will discourage consumer spending -- though American households are more resilient financially after cutting their debts. Most economists expect annual growth this year of just 2.5 percent. Normally, it takes annual growth of 4 percent to lower the unemployment rate 1 percentage point over a year. The job market is improving largely because the pace of layoffs has fallen sharply. The staffing firm Challenger, Gray...
  • Who should be apologizing to whom? Q'uran Burning

    03/02/2012 7:42:41 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 7 replies
    Hal Lindsey Report - Email | March 2, 2012 | Hal Lindsey
    Last October, I reported on a young Christian pastor in Iran, 35 years old with a wife and two young sons, who had been sentenced to hang for renouncing his Islamic faith at the age of 19. At the time, his appeal was being considered by Iran's Supreme Court. That court eventually upheld the lower court's ruling, but remanded it to the original court for review of several "procedural" errors. The Supreme Court gave the original judge the option of retrying the case, dismissing it, or executing the sentence. It also included a provision for annulment of the sentence if...
  • Billion-Dollar Obama Machine Would Cut Santorum to Ribbons

    02/16/2012 10:55:59 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 194 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | February 16, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Cutting-to-the-chase, Rick Santorum is a very weak and uncharismatic candidate, one who was almost completely ignored until all more savory choices where destroyed in Romney/PAC/MSM/negative attacks. Basically, hes still here because nobody bothered to even look at him, let alone slander. Much like Obama, he's become a 'blank slate' that allows people to see what they want to see... but why delude yourself out of some false sense of necessity? With his hollow record of accomplishment, zero leadership experience, whining demeanor, and losers aura in the wake of getting trounced by 19 pts last time out (as an incumbent!),...
  • Outside California, Obamas SuperPAC is weak

    02/09/2012 3:38:57 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Orange County Register (CA) ^ | February 9, 2012 | by Ronald Campbell
    As President Barack Obama tries to jump-start his SuperPAC, a close look at the numbers shows he needs more than a few rich men and women. He needs to create a nationwide base of rich supporters. A Register analysis of donations to the pro-Obama SuperPAC, Priorities USA Action, shows that 56 percent of its money, $2.3 million out of $4.17 million, came from California. An additional 25 percent came from Washington, DC, and 12 percent came from the presidents home base of Illinois. Thats 94 percent of the SuperPACs money from just two states and DC.
  • An Indignant George Stephanopoulos Huffs to Santorum: 'How Can You Say' Obama Is Weak?

    01/03/2012 9:53:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 1/3/12 | Scott Whitlock
    An indignant George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday demanded that Rick Santorum explain his harsh attacks on Barack Obama. After reading off a quote from the Republican presidential candidate and then listing the President's foreign policy accomplishments, Stephanopoulos defended, "How can you say he sided with our enemies on almost every foreign conflict?" Santorum responded by insisting that, in the example of killing bin Laden, Obama simply followed a course set by George W. Bush. Stephanopoulos sputtered, "How can you say he sided with our enemies on almost every foreign conflict?" Repeating what will surely be Obama 2012 talking points, the former...
  • U.S.-China tension spills over into Asia summit (Chinese leader delivers smack-down on Hussein)

    11/18/2011 9:05:34 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 14 replies
    al-Reuters ^ | 11/18/11 | Ben Blanchard and Olivia Rondonuwu
    Tension between the United States and China spilled over into meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders on Friday as the two countries jostled over how to handle competing claims to the South China Sea. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said "outside forces" had no excuse to get involved in the complex maritime dispute, a veiled warning to the United States and other countries to keep out of the sensitive issue. "It ought to be resolved through friendly consultations and discussions by countries directly involved. Outside forces should not, under any pretext, get involved," Wen told a meeting with Southeast Asian leaders, several of...
  • Exorcism tips from Holy Souls Hermitage The weaker you are, the better! (Part 18)

    09/09/2011 2:06:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    Holy Souls Hermitage ^ | 2011/09/09 | Father George David Byers
    Heres my pedantic translation of the Greek of 2 Corinthians 12,7b-9a: In order that I might not raise myself beyond myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan, that he may pummel me, lest I raise myself beyond myself. For this one, I called to the Lord for help three times, in order that he [the messenger of Satan] might stand apart from me. And He definitively stated to me: My grace suffices for you, for power is perfected within a lack of power. There is always a temptation for us, in our...
  • Presidential Failure

    08/08/2011 5:56:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 8, 2011 | Staff
    Leadership: If the president meant to calm the markets on Monday, he failed utterly and no wonder. All he did was make it clear he's completely out of ideas on how to get the economy moving again. After his televised remarks, the Dow industrial average continued to fall, finishing 5.5% lower. The Nasdaq plummeted 6.9%. Why should it have been any different? In his brief statement, the only thing President Obama demonstrated was a cluelessness about the country's current mess of which the debt downgrade is just the latest example and an even weaker grasp on how...
  • Budget Negotiators Reach Tentative Deal To Avert Government Shutdown (RINOS Cave, No $100M Cuts)

    03/30/2011 4:21:47 PM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 112 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | 3/30/2011
    ources tell me that budget negotiators on Capitol Hill have tentatively agreed on a deal that would involve at least $33 billion in spending cuts from this years budget. Thats $23 billion dollars more than Democrats have previously agreed to in short-term continuingresolutions, and $28 billion less than Republicans previously passed in the House. Members of the House Appropriations Committee will begin discussing how to hit that number with their Senate counterparts as soon as tonight, and Vice President Biden is heading to Capitol Hill for a 6pm meeting with the Senate Democratic leadership.
  • NFL passes rule limiting kickoff returns

    03/23/2011 9:46:19 PM PDT · by Impy · 71 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 22, 2011 | Dan Pompei
    NEW ORLEANS Opposing players haven't had much luck slowing return ace Devin Hester, but opposing team owners did so Tuesday when they passed a rule that will make it more difficult to return kickoffs. The Bears steadfastly opposed the proposal to move kickoffs from the 30-yard line to the 35 and voted against it to no avail. Kickers will find it much easier to reach the end zone and force the returner to settle for a touchback as opposed to risking a big return. It is anticipated the touchback rate could more than double to near 40 percent. Coach...
  • Wisconsin Police Cave to Protesters

    02/28/2011 6:14:25 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/28/11 | David A. Lieb and Dinesh Ramde
    he occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol by protesters fighting efforts to strip public workers of union bargaining rights carried on Sunday after police decided not to forcibly remove demonstrators and end a nearly two-week-long sit-in.
  • 74 or 35 or More of the Same. The Pledge to Nowhere Comes Back to Bite the GOP on the Bottom.

    02/04/2011 12:03:59 PM PST · by SharpRightTurn · 7 replies
    RedState.com ^ | February 3, 2011 | Erick Erickson
    We will put government on a path to a balanced budget and pay down the debt with a plan to Cut government spending to pre-stimulus, pre-bailout levels saving at least $100 billion in the first year alone. A Pledge to America I was roundly attacked for calling the Republicans Pledge to Nowhere a lot of pablum. Guess what? I was right. The Republicans wasted a bunch of ink and paper to put up a paper tiger of a sham and, channelling Jeremiah Wright, their chickens are coming home to roost. The Republicans are championing cutting federal spending by...
  • Holder vows to act on judge's death

    01/09/2011 9:33:26 AM PST · by ColdOne · 27 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/08/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    Attorney General Eric Holder condemned the deadly shooting of federal judge John Roll on Saturday, promising that the Justice Department would assist the FBI in investigating the attack in Tucson, Ariz. I want to assure the people of Arizona and every American that we will hold accountable anyone responsible for these heinous acts, Holder said in a statement. Heres Holders full statement: Todays tragedy in Arizona was a senseless act of violence that has already resulted in devastating loss, including the death of Chief United States District Court Judge John Roll and four other individuals and the wounding of Representative...
  • Rush Limbaugh Hinting Obama is INSANE!

    11/08/2010 9:38:45 AM PST · by Ronbo1948 · 157 replies · 2+ views
    PERSONAL | November 8, 2010 | Ronbo1948
    Turn on Rush Limbaugh's radio program IMMEDIATELY! He's hinting Obama is INSANE!
  • Obamas pedal through state forest (WSJ reporter disses Barry as looking 'mom like', lol)

    08/27/2010 12:31:23 PM PDT · by milwguy · 110 replies
    politico ^ | 8/27/2010 | matt negrin
    Nearing the end of their Marthas Vineyard vacation, the Obamas spent their Friday morning biking through the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest. President Obama, his wife and his two daughters all wore helmets, the pool reports. They biked about six miles on a trail called the state forest loop. The forest, filled with biking trails, covers 5,100 acres. As Sasha and Michelle rode by reporters, the pooler, Elizabeth Williamson of The Wall Street Journal, noted: After a short break came potus in white shirt and his grey jeans looked to your pooler rather mom-like. Hi, guys, Obama remarked to the...
  • For Obamas, a bike ride and more golf

    Just before 1 this afternoon President Barack Obama returned to the Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown for his third round of golf at the posh private club during his vacation, which concludes Sunday.Golf partners are New City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Vernon Jordan, a Washington power broker and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, and White House trip director Marvin Nicholson, according to White House press pool reports.The president and his wife plan to travel Sunday to New Orleans, where the president will deliver a speech at Xavier University on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the White House said.
  • Weak private hiring shows recovery on the ropes

    08/06/2010 9:07:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/6/10 | Lucia Mutikani
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) Private employers added fewer workers to their payrolls in July than expected and hiring in June was much weaker than had been thought, a blow to an economic recovery that is failing to gain traction. The dismal news on jobs poses a challenge to Democrats hoping to retain their congressional majorities in November elections, as well as to officials at the Federal Reserve who are debating whether more needs to be done to foster growth. Overall non-farm payrolls fell 131,000 last month, the Labor Department said on Friday, as temporary government jobs to conduct the decennial census...
  • Assad: US administration is weak

    07/05/2010 11:58:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 7/5/10 | ap
    The Obama administrations failure to facilitate change in the Middle East shows that it is weak, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday during a visit to Latin America amid rising regional tensions over last months Gaza flotilla incident and increasing efforts to defuse the Iranian threat. Assad was quoted Monday in the Argentine daily Clarn as saying that Washington did not seem to be able to manage a peace process from beginning to end. He added that while the US was capable of pulling all its weight to support a peace process, the current administration has so far proved to...
  • Stocks in narrow range after weak jobs report (13,000 private sectors jobs added in June)

    06/30/2010 9:18:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/30/10 | Stephen Bernard - ap
    NEW YORK The stock market is ending a painful second quarter quietly, trading in a narrow range after another disappointing report on the jobs market. Payroll company ADP says private employers added 13,000 jobs in June, well short of the 60,000 economists forecast. Moves are modest Wednesday as financial stocks inch higher in response to a change in the banking overhaul bill that removes $19 billion in proposed taxes on banks. A slightly better-than-expected report on manufacturing in the Midwest is also giving stocks some support.
  • Obama to speak after cabinet meeting (McChrystal must have gotten under his thin skin)

    06/22/2010 12:55:46 PM PDT · by milwguy · 66 replies
    politico ^ | 6/22/2010 | p
    President Obama will make a statement to the pool after meeting with his cabinet at 4 p.m., the White House announced.