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  • Ryan to meet with Freedom Caucus

    10/20/2015 1:14:56 PM PDT · by prisoner6 · 158 replies
    Politico/Fox ^ | 10/20/2015 | Ryan to meet with Freedom Caucus
    Rep. Paul Ryan will meet with members of the House Freedom Caucus Tuesday afternoon, the surest sign he is seriously considering a bid for House speaker, according to multiple sources familiar with the gathering. The meeting will take place ahead of a full gathering of the House Republican Conference at 7 p.m. Read more: http://www.politico.com/blogs/the-gavel/2015/10/paul-ryan-meet-freedom-caucus-house-speaker-214975#ixzz3p8nudr4s
  • Establishment Stalling Speaker Election Until They Are Guaranteed To Win

    10/16/2015 8:48:07 AM PDT · by xzins · 30 replies
    CHQ ^ | 10/16/2015 | CHQ Staff
    Imagine for a moment that come November of 2016 just as the presidential election was about to take place Hillary Clinton dropped out of the race as the Democratic nominee and President Barack Obama postponed the election indefinitely. There’d be insurrection in the streets. Yet that is exactly what Speaker Boehner and the cabal that currently runs the House Republican Conference did when Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the Speaker race last week. And this effort to fix the election for Speaker is being actively abetted by the establishment media, who act like they don’t care or see...
  • House conservatives spurn McCarthy, flex muscle ahead of speaker vote

    10/08/2015 3:47:49 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 7, 2015 | Mike DeBonis
    A group of hard-line conservatives threatened to upend the Republican race to succeed outgoing House Speaker John A. Boehner, announcing on Wednesday it will throw its support behind a little-known Florida lawmaker to become the next speaker. The House Freedom Caucuss backing of Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) ahead of a crucial internal party vote Thursday deeply complicates Majority Leader Kevin O. McCarthys bid to succeed Boehner. The group counts enough members about 40 to deny McCarthy the majority of the whole House he would need to claim the speakers chair. But in an opening for the California Republican,...
  • McCarthy faces possible floor fight in speaker bid as conservatives rally around Webster

    10/07/2015 6:14:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 7, 2015 | S.A. Miller & Tom Howell Jr.
    The conservative House Freedom Caucus announced Wednesday that it would back Rep. Daniel Webster to be the next speaker, which would provide enough support to the Republican conference to deny the position to establishment favorite Kevin McCarthy, the current majority leader. Emerging from a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, conservative lawmakers pledged to present a united front in support of Mr. Webster, Florida Republican, signaling that the same rift in the conference that forced Speaker John A. Boehner to resign would continue to roil the largest Republican majorities in the House since the 1920s. Members of the Freedom Caucus, led...
  • Meet the Underdog Republican Running for Speaker of the House

    10/07/2015 9:42:47 AM PDT · by the_boy_who_got_lost · 10 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | October 04, 2015 | Melissa Quinn
    ouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy may have emerged as the frontrunner in the race for speaker of the House, but Florida Rep. Daniel Webster is emboldening his Republican colleagues to buck leaderships status quo in favor of a new approach to legislating. Speaker John Boehners decision to retire sent Republicans scrambling to decide who would run for the leadership positions. So far, Webster is facing McCarthy and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, in the race for the top Republican leadership position. But with the House Republican conference gathering on Thursday, more contenders could emerge before then. Though McCarthy has been considered...
  • Daniel Webster kicks off bid for House Speaker

    10/06/2015 9:52:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 6, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Rep. Daniel Webster officially announced his bid for House speaker Tuesday morning, two days before the House GOP is slated to vote on a replacement to retiring Speaker John A. Boehner. Mr. Webster, a third-term Republican from Florida, joins Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, as officially announced challengers hoping to deny the speakership to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the current No. 2 who had seemed on a glide-path to ascend to the Houses top post.
  • [Flashback to January 2015]REP. DANIEL WEBSTER REMAINS THREAT TO BOEHNER [Flashback to January 2015]

    09/25/2015 5:22:04 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 5 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | January 26, 2015 | JONATHAN STRONG
    Conservatives arent finished opposing Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35% . Neither, apparently, is Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL)63% . In an interview, the Florida Republican says he is still working to build support for a member-driven, principle-based House and his supporters, including key conservatives such as Rep. Steve King (R-IA)77% , arent backing down either. Several right-wing dissidents who voted against their partys sitting speaker faced a severe backlash following the event, and GOP moderates have worked since then to build clout. So far thats mostly involved taking down a key pro-life bill on the eve of a massive anti-abortion...
  • 11 of the best captions for this photo of Obama getting a "checkup" from this kid

    03/11/2014 4:50:22 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-11-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Posted a blank of this photo over the weekend, here are 12 of the best/favorite captions people came up with.
  • Can the Governor of New York and 2016 Presidential Hopeful Actually Be this Thick?

    01/15/2013 7:13:03 PM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 15 replies
    In reading up on Governor Cuomo's new gun legislation in New York, I came across a rather startling statement. Startling in it's pure and utter stupidity. And in what Cuomo termed "the Webster Provision" a reference to the Dec. 24 killings of two firefighters fatally shot while responding to a call in a suburb of Rochester the murder of a first responder will become a felony punishable by life in prison without parole. That's right, a future Presidential hopeful for 2016 is actually bragging about a provision in his gun law named specifically for one individual gun man,...
  • College chess champs uproot, move to Missouri (Entire Texas Tech team goes to Webster)

    04/07/2012 9:50:49 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/06/12
    College chess champs uproot, move to MissouriAssociated Press Fri, Apr 6, 2012 COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) It was one of the most brazen moves in the chess world since the Najdorf Sicilian Defense, perhaps even the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit. Fresh off her second straight national championship, the legendary chess coach at Texas Tech is jumping to another school and taking all the top members of the team with her. No one has ever seen anything like it in intercollegiate competition, not even among powerhouse basketball and football teams that are worth many millions of dollars. Similar deals are not uncommon...
  • Man Accused Of Shooting Officer Has Criminal History

    03/22/2012 3:23:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    WMUR ^ | March 22, 2012
    CONCORD, N.H. -- A 22-year-old man accused of shooting a Manchester police officer multiple times Wednesday has an extensive criminal background. According to court paperwork, Myles Webster, of Litchfield, has been charged several times in Massachusetts and New Hampshire since 2008. In court Thursday, prosecutors said Webster has three open charges in Massachusetts, including assault and battery, and he was on federal probation.
  • Anger over RyanCare now overshadowing ObamaCare

    04/28/2011 5:55:59 AM PDT · by inflorida · 22 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 27, 2011 | Mike Thomas
    Dan Webster would be hard-pressed to make himself heard in a library. So the soft-spoken congressman didn't have a chance Tuesday when his town-hall meeting turned into a political food fight. It seems liberal activists learned a lesson from the tea party. They came; they shouted; they disrupted. It worked for the tea party in attacking Democrats over ObamaCare. And it is working for liberals in attacking Republicans over RyanCare. The Webster town hall was covered by National Public Radio and reported not only on our front page but also on the front page of The New York Times.We love...
  • Police Nab Firearms Fraudster Paul Webster. Finally.

    04/20/2011 4:58:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 19 April, 2011 | Robert Farago
    gunsamerica.com reports that police have nabbed Internet fraudster Paul Webster. Not to put too fine a point on it, Webster has been selling guns that dont exist. Lots of them. He has claimed victims from nearly every popular internet discussion forum, posting guns for sale several hundred dollars below their value, and he has also surfaced on all of the major gun buying and selling websites, as well as the internet gun auctions. gunsamerica.com is pissedat other blogs . . . GunsAmerica is the only website involved in this case that has had active and aggressive contact with law enforcement....
  • Webster: The Christian Religion is the Foundation of Liberty

    04/14/2011 2:18:28 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 6 replies
    themoralliberal.com ^ | April 14, 2011 | Bill Federer
    Noah Webster first published his Dictionary on APRIL 14, 1828. This 26-year project with 30,000 new definitions, standardized spelling and gave American English its identity. Proving unprofitable, the rights were purchased after his death by George and Charles Merriam. In the preface of his original edition, Noah Webster wrote: In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructedNo truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the...
  • FREE Admission For All Veterans To Sarah Palin - Victory 2010 Rally In Orlando This Saturday!

    10/20/2010 8:28:01 AM PDT · by MindBender26 · 9 replies
    MB-26
    All right... all you guys... listen up! I just got off the phone with Sarah Palin. She is coming to Orlando for a big Victory 2010 rally.... and she has invited all vets to attend for free! That's right, she wants all us current and former Grunts, Squids, Blue suiters, Marines, and Coasties to be her special guests this Saturday, October 23d. The event is at the Marriott World Center near Walt Disney World. Admission is normally as much as $90 for this Victory 2010 fundraiser, with all the profits going to ensure a strong Conservative victory this year! If...
  • Latest Alan Grayson email

    10/17/2010 10:34:11 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 10 replies
    Alan Grayson ^ | 10/15/2010 | Alan Grayson
    In 1991, career politician Daniel Webster introduced HB 593, which would have banned happy hours and drinking games in all bars in Florida. Yes, believe it or not, Daniel Webster wants to prohibit happy hour. Congressman Grayson said, Big-Government Daniel Webster wants to keep government out of your life, unless you are working, eating, drinking, resting or sleeping. Why does Daniel Webster want to ban happy hours in Florida? You will have to ask him.
  • Orlando Paper Endorses Grayson Foe, Calls Congressman an 'Embarrassment'

    10/15/2010 4:17:20 PM PDT · by I still care · 4 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | Oct 15. 2010 | Foxnews
    Central Florida's largest newspaper is endorsing challenger Dan Webster over Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson in the 8th Congressional District race, calling Grayson's antics -- including misrepresenting Webster's discussion of the Bible -- an "embarrassment" for Floridians. The Orlando Sentinel editors wrote in Friday's edition that Grayson "carries the hyper-partisan fever" and Webster is the "antidote."
  • CAUGHT: Alan Grayson Creates Fake Daniel Webster Group, Fills it with Fake Info

    10/14/2010 4:32:12 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 12 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/14/10 | Aurelius
    Freshman Democrat Congressman Alan Grayson, who recently warned that people would become cannibals should the government spend less money, is in the race of his life against Republican challenger Daniel Webster in Florida. Last month Grayson released a fraudulent campaign ad against Webster that was almost universally condemned. Well, it looks like Grayson did not learn his lesson and is at it again. It has been revealed that late last month, the Grayson campaign launched a group on Facebook called "Mind of Daniel Webster," which was intentionally made to look real. For example, looking at the "group information" at first...
  • Grayson: My Campaign is like "Ground Zero in Hiroshima"

    10/13/2010 6:32:21 AM PDT · by rightistight · 14 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/13/10 | Aurelius
    Near the end of World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the major Japanese metropolitan city of Hiroshima. A necessary evil, the United States government believed that by showing the Japanese such a weapon of war that they would surrender. After dropping a second bomb on Nagasaki, the Japanese did just that: surrender. 100,000 people died in Hiroshima. However, apparently Democrat Alan Grayson is unaware of that because yesterday he stated that his campaign is "Ground Zero" and that his campaign has seen "destruction that was seen at Ground Zero in Hiroshima." Mr. Grayson is in...
  • NOW Endorses Grayson, Claims Webster will Set Back Women "20 Years"

    10/10/2010 7:44:11 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 32 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/10/10 | Aurelius
    The Florida chapter of the National Organization for Women has endorsed incumbent Congressman Democrat Alan Grayson in his reelection race against Republican Daniel Webster. This comes as Grayson has fallen rapidly in the polls since airing a falsified ad in which Grayson stated that his opponent was the equivalent of a terrorist, calling Webster "Taliban Dan." The ad showed video of Mr. Webster saying "submit to me" repeatedly, with the implication that Webster wanted women to be ruled by men. It was quickly revealed that Grayson's campaign heavily edited the video and knew what they were releasing was a lie....