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  • Romney keeps his name in the mix [for 2012] [cites RomneyCare as one of "the best ideas"]

    05/04/2009 2:31:39 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 114 replies · 5,930+ views
    Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney headlined congressional Republicans' big new policy conclave over the weekend, stressing the need to listen to real Americans, but also appearing to slap a potential rival for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. At the National Council for a New America's first "conversation" in Arlington, Va., Romney, who ran for the Republican nomination last year and has kept his name in the conversation for 2012, joined House Republican Whip Eric Cantor and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush in presiding over the panel. "I’ve learned that when you sit in a position of responsibility as you do...
  • Joe Biden's Scranton roots

    01/21/2009 7:16:47 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 14 replies · 380+ views
    The Times Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 1/21/09 | BORYS KRAWCZENIUK
    Joe Biden and Jim Kennedy stood out on what used to be Maloney Field in Green Ridge as a huge earthmover, with tires 5 feet tall, crawled along. “Run under that, Joe,’” Jim Kennedy dared. Joe Biden, 8 or 9 years old, scurried between the front and back tires, letting the front axle pass over him as the mover backed up. He survived, unscarred. “Jesus, what the hell did you do that for?” Jim Kennedy wailed. If Joe Biden said anything, all Magisterial District Judge James Kennedy remembers decades later is the boy’s laughter and wanting to smush the youngster...