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  • Ted Cruz says 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Traumatized Him (this is your future president?)

    04/01/2016 4:16:39 PM PDT · by drewh · 68 replies
    CNet.com ^ | March 31, 2016 3:09 PM PDT | by Chris Matyszczyk
    What disturbs you? What childhood event, adolescent disappointment or even adult despair has scarred you beyond repair? Did it ever make you want to become a politician? It's a tangential question incited by Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Asked how many of the "Star Wars" movies he's seen, Cruz proudly said, "All of them." And when probed about the last movie that made him cry, he exposed his deeper innards. "As someone who grew up -- I mean, I stood in line for two hours to watch 'Empire Strikes Back,'" he said. "Han Solo was...
  • Donald Trump's creative defense of vulgar insult: 'I was doing everybody a favor'

    02/09/2016 9:47:12 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 198 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/09/2016 | Colin Campbell
    As New Hampshire voters headed to the polls Tuesday, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump downplayed his use of a crude insult the day before. "It was like a retweet," Trump said during an interview on "Fox & Friends." "I would never say a word like that," he further insisted.
  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz

    02/08/2016 7:49:41 PM PST · by Coronal · 411 replies
    KWCH 12 ^ | Feb 08, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire Donald Trump on Monday night repeated the offensive term a woman attending his rally shouted in reference to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. After first calling on a woman close to the stage to "shout it out" again, Trump repeated the woman's one-word insult aimed at Cruz: "She said he's a pussy." The term was flung into the political orbit just a day before the New Hampshire primary as Trump was discussing Cruz's apparent hesitation during the last GOP debate on whether he would support waterboarding. Suddenly, Trump stopped mid-sentence, pointing to a woman near him in the...
  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/08/2016 8:34:37 PM PST · by springwater13 · 170 replies
    The woman who yelled the vulgarity that Trump repeated is a 52-year-old Salem, New Hampshire, resident named Caroline, who declined to give her last name. She told CNN that she went to the rally hoping to ask Trump a question about how he would crack down on tax fraud committed by undocumented immigrants. "He truly cares about the American people," she said. She said she did not plan to yell out a vulgarity, but when Trump mentioned Cruz, she said she couldn't help herself. "It just came out of my mouth," she said. "It wasn't like I thought about it."...
  • Horrifying moment cop shot dead mom-of-three when he slipped

    12/22/2015 11:39:34 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 78 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | December 21, 2015 | Hannah Parry
    This is the shocking moment a cop tried to shoot a family's dog and accidentally killed a mother-of-three in front of her young son. Burlington Police Officer Jesse Hill was responding to a domestic dispute on January 6, 2015, when he said he slipped and shot dead Autumn Steele, while aiming for her pet. [snip] Out of camera shot, Steele was heard to cry out. She was rushed to hospital but died of a gunshot wound to her stomach. Hill later explained that he had been attempting to shoot the German Shepherd, which he claimed had tried to bite him,...
  • Stunning:Kasich 'very appreciative' of CNBC moderators (Reasons he will not be nominee increasing)

    10/29/2015 5:56:41 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 56 replies
    am thinker ^ | 10/29/15 | t lifson
    Unlike almost all conservative commentators and a fair number of liberal ones, Ohio Governor John Kasich was quite satisfied wit the job done last night by the CNBC debate moderators. Brittany M. Hughes of the Media Research Center: The presidential hopeful told MRCTV he “thought they did a good job,” saying he was “very appreciative of how they did their job.” "I had time" to speak and discuss the issues - and, this time, the debate "wasn't a circus," Kasich said.
  • Obama: Fox News Made Me Seem Scary

    10/13/2015 2:27:41 PM PDT · by al_c · 55 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | October 13, 2015 | Dylan Stableford
    President Obama says he was able to connect with small-town folks in places like Iowa in 2008 because nobody expected him to win and he wasnt viewed through this prism of Fox News and other conservative media outlets that made him scary.
  • How Trump Makes Jeb Bush Seem Like a Wimp

    09/09/2015 4:08:39 AM PDT · by lbryce · 39 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | August 28, 2015 | PETER BEINART
    The Republican frontrunner has offered Bush the perfect chance to display some passionbut hes declined to take it. Donald Trump has gotten a boost in his efforts to maul Jeb Bush in recent days from an unexpected source: Jeb Bush himself. Trumps attack on Jeb isnt mostly about issues. As with most things Trump, its mostly about persona. The Donald thinks Jeb is a dud. Hes a man that doesnt want to be doing what hes doing, Trump said in June. I call him the reluctant warrior, and warriors probably not a good word. I think Bush is an unhappy...
  • 15 Men Who Prove That Subtle Makeup Is Transformative

    09/05/2015 3:14:56 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 93 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | September 1, 2015 | Augusta Falletta
    If a man wants to wear makeup, he can wear makeup. (see link for disgustingly disturbing and GRAPHIC images)
  • Jeb Bush paints Trump as pro-Hillary liberal New Yorker in attack video

    09/01/2015 1:49:49 PM PDT · by lbryce · 62 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2015 | David K Li
    Jeb Bush launched his first video attack against Donald Trump on Tuesday, bashing him for his past support of liberal issues and even for living in Manhattan. Bush finally got off the canvas after weeks of relentless battering by the real estate mogul, who has soared to the top of the GOP presidential polls. In an 81-second video hit titled The Real Donald Trump, Bush highlighted Trumps praise for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and one-time support for a laundry list of favorite liberal causes. The former Florida governor sewed together a string of old news clips that included: During an...
  • Jeb Bush super PAC spending $10 million on ads in early primary states (Panic time for Mike Murphy)

    08/16/2015 7:00:01 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/16/16 | Tribune Wire Reports
    The powerfully funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states, the first salvo in a massive TV ad campaign to support the former Florida governor's bid for the Republican nomination. Officials with Right to Rise USA say they will buy time in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina TV markets and on cable television in the three states. Ads are scheduled to begin in Iowa and New Hampshire on Sept. 15, in South Carolina a week later and then run continuously through the end of...
  • Its On: Rep. Mark Meadows Makes Move To Unseat Boehner As Speaker Immediately

    07/28/2015 4:17:12 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 75 replies
    Big Government ^ | July 28 2015 | by MATTHEW BOYLE
    Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC)96% has filed a motion aimed at unseating Boehner immediately as Speaker of the House. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has filed a motion to try to force Speaker John Boehner from his leadership post, Politico wrote in a breaking news alert. The move, called a motion to vacate the chair, represents a new level of opposition to GOP leadership from the conservative wing of the House Republican Conference. The motion can be postponed for several days before consideration. Its unclear if this will be successful, but over the past few years there have been two major coup...
  • Jeb Bush Is Meaner Than He Looks

    07/20/2015 10:57:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 20, 2015 | Professor Larry J. Sabato
    If the other Bush campaigns are any guide, the gloves are about to come off. Like father, like sonor perhaps its the apple doesnt fall far from the tree. Whatever clich you prefer, one of the useful things about dynasties is that patterns emerge over time. With the Clintons, for instance, we know to pay attention to every modifying word and each verb tense they use (the meaning of is and such). The whole truth usually has to be dragged out of themor discovered independently. Similarly, an examination of the Bush family legacy in campaigning makes clear that Jeb Bushs...
  • Jeb Bush: I won't tear up Iran deal on Day One

    07/18/2015 7:33:15 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/17/15 | Ashley Killough
    Jeb Bush on Friday gave sharp criticism of the nuclear deal with Iran, but said he wouldn't immediately kill the agreement on his first day in office if he becomes the next president. The former Florida governor told an audience at a campaign event in Carson City, Nevada, that he'd take a more pragmatic approach by consulting with his Cabinet and allies before scratching the nuclear agreement altogether. "One thing I won't do is just say as a candidate: 'I'm just going to tear up the agreement on the first day.' That sounds great, but maybe you ought to check...
  • Little boy gives unknown girl foul ball during Red Sox game

    09/10/2014 6:57:01 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    RTV6 ^ | September 8,2014 | Anica Padilla
    One fan in the stands of the Boston Red Sox game Thursday had more on his mind than just the love of the game. Apparently, the 12-year-old boy was also thinking about the little girl sitting behind him at Fenway Park. When an official handed Ryan a foul ball, he immediately turned around and handed it to a young girl behind him. Her mother's jaw dropped and she thanked Ryan for the unexpected act of kindness. She wasn't the only one impressed by his decision. Ryan sat back down with a big smile on his face and his mother patted...
  • Mickey Kaus: Christine ODonnell Stopped the Dream Act (And Joe Miller Updates)

    11/16/2014 5:22:06 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    Patterico ^ | 19 December 2010 | Patterico's Pontifications
    or Sunday comment bait, Mickey Kaus adds a new wrinkle to the old question of whether to nominate the purest conservative or nominate someone who can win. By his logic, nominating losing Tea Partiers like Christine ODonnell and Joe Miller helped keep the surviving Republicans in line. Mickey first quotes Numbers USA CEO Roy Beck: I suspect one of the reason we did so much better with the smaller group of Republicans facing re-election was that they are more likely to believe that they might face Primary oppostion from within their own Party if they support amnesty. And then Mickey...
  • WH PHOTO: President Obama Demonstrates His Manhood by Sparring with 14 Year-Old Make A Wish Kid ...

    05/25/2014 11:40:43 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    President Barack Obama spars with Jaren Paul Suber, a 14-year-old Make-A-Wish recipient from Rowlett, Texas, in the Oval Office, March 20, 2014
  • EXCLUSIVE BREAKING ANALYSIS: Obama Still Cant Throw a Baseball Correctly (VANITY)

    05/20/2014 4:48:04 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    Obamas lack of basic motor skills was on display Monday evening at a Little League game in Washington, D.C. He looked like he was trying to shot put a hacky sack, or something. The Little Leaguers were not impressed, the Associated Press reports: Shocked parents reached for their smartphones to snap a quick photo, but not all of their kids were as impressed. Some held back, unsure of who Obama was, as their parents tried to lure them back onto the infield to join the president. Daddy, lets just play, said one young boy, pulling his father by the hand.
  • (Obama Throws Like a Girl) Batter Up! Obama Pops in on Little League Game

    05/20/2014 7:09:07 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 40 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | May 19, 2014 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    Batter up! Obama pops in on Little League game WASHINGTON (AP) Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a tie but no jacket, Obama shook hands with the players and posed for photos with each team. "What's going on people? How's it going?" the president said, before sidling up to a young girl whose arm was in a sling. "Hey,...
  • Liberal Crime Victim Asks Left-Wing NY Village Voice Columnist ... Should I Buy a Gun?

    04/24/2014 8:14:15 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 52 replies
    Village Voice ^ | Wednesday, Apr 23 2014 | Andrew W.K.
    Ask Andrew W.K.: Should I Buy a Gun? Dear Andrew, Ive always been a staunch opponent of guns, but my home has been broken into twice in the last six weeks. Now Im think- ing about purchasing a gun to protect my family and home. My wife is very much against this idea, and we fight about it of- ten. I completely understand where shes coming from, as her views on the dangers of owning a gun used to be my own. What do you think? Should I get a gun? One Shot Dear One Shot, Guns are intense. They...
  • Counting Obama's wimpiness 6 ways to Sunday (literally!)

    04/05/2014 4:03:20 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 22 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-5-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Not a bad title for a Saturday post :-)So, back in 2012 Newsweek tried calling Mitt Romney a wimp...So much so that he shouldn't be president. We knew this was crap, especially compared to the pansy they were peddling to America...
  • The Obama Wimp Factor

    03/06/2014 7:23:32 PM PST · by rightwingerpatriot · 4 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | March 6, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    One of the most important facets of foreign policy has come to light during the recent Ukraine crisis: perception of strength. On one side, we have Vladimir Putin, who has taken great pains to show himself as a rugged alpha male. He has photo-ops where he's shown swimming in freezing rivers, hunting game, and riding bare-chested across the Russian plains. I can't wait for the picture to come out of him wrestling a bear and then putting the bear into a figure-four. On the other side of the manly spectrum, we have Barack Obama. We see Obama throwing a pitch...
  • Republicans Weigh Defunding Health Law, Avoiding Shutdown

    09/17/2013 9:24:01 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 13 replies
    Business Week/Bloomberg | Sept 17, 2013 | By Roxana Tiron
    Can't post Bloomberg text, but it claims Boehner says if the Republicans don't fund ObamaCare then they lose the house in 2014. That's idiocy and exactly backwards. If they DO fund ObamaCommieCare, they get voted out!! Tax paying Americans do not want this unconstitutional communist POS!! http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-09-17/republicans-weigh-defunding-health-law-avoiding-shutdown
  • Rapper protests with a shocking video against force feeding

    07/09/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 13 replies
    Live leak ^ | 7/9/13 | Liveleak
    OK, I know this will be hard, but try not to cry while watching this. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8e3_1373410119
  • Bill Clinton cautions Obama: Beware looking like a 'total wuss' and 'total fool'

    06/13/2013 6:08:13 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 71 replies
    The former president says the current president may regret staying on the sidelines if Syria's war worsens In a rare split over foreign policy, former President Bill Clinton said President Obama risks looking like a "total wuss" if he lets public and political opposition to intervening in Syria dissuade him from taking decisive action to help rebels topple the Assad regime. "If you refuse to act and you cause a calamity, the one thing you cannot say when all the eggs have been broken is, 'Oh my god, two years ago there was a poll that said 80 percent of...
  • Kerry to seek diplomatic off-ramp for North Korea

    04/08/2013 6:54:20 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2013/04/06
    Kerry to seek diplomatic off-ramp for North Korea WASHINGTON (CNN) When he visits Asia later this week, Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss potential diplomatic incentives for North Korea once it stops its bellicose rhetoric and threatening behavior, senior administration officials tell CNN. Officials warn any resumption of talks with North Korea is premature, and could only come once Pyongyang adheres to its international obligations. But they say Kerry hopes the new emphasis on diplomacy will give the North Koreans a face-saving way to de-escalate the current situation.
  • Why I gave up my guns (NY bred metrosexual loses his nerve, throws in the towel on gun ownership)

    01/12/2013 2:06:42 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 213 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Friday, January 11, 2013 | Patrick Blanchfield
    (1918 Bolshevik Poster by Alexander Apsit reads "Citizens, hand over your weapons!") Why I gave up my guns A former firearm enthusiast explains his personal epiphany Late one night in the spring of 2008, I was jolted awake by the sound of yet another a burglar trying to break into my Atlanta home. Wed already had a series of scary close calls, but this time I was ready: I had staged my shotgun and a box of shells in a broom closet right by the back door, next to the umbrellas. While my girlfriend called the police, I...
  • The Wimp Factory: Dems mass-produce wussy nominees

    08/14/2012 8:29:27 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 6 replies
    The Wimp Factory: Dems mass-produce wussy nominees by Daniel Clark For the second time in its mercifully soon-to-end existence, Newsweek has published a cover story suggesting that a presidential nominee should be concerned about The Wimp Factor. The first of these was a 1987 piece on George H.W. Bush. Perhaps in an effort to bring back its glory days, the publication has recently done a similar story on Bushs fellow Republican, Mitt Romney. Its not that these men have never said or done anything wimpy. Bush the First had his kinder, gentler drivel, for example, and Romney pronounces entrepreneur too...
  • Now Newsweek Is Calling Romney A Wimp. Projection Much?

    07/30/2012 9:31:35 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 46 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-30-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I can't think of any other liberal rag so desperate for attention (and getting it) than Newsweek...now they're calling Mitt Romney a wimp...really? Why on earth did they want to go there?I don't even have to manufacture a concept like I did here and here...I just have to insert real pictures, and it's a more realistic cover than anything the left can throw at Romney.
  • Newsweek Cover Story: 'Mitt Romney: A Candidate With a Serious Wimp Problem'

    07/29/2012 5:41:41 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 78 replies
    News Busters ^ | 29 Jul 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    25 years ago, Newsweek published a controversial cover story titled "Bush Battles the 'Wimp Factor.'" On Monday, newsstands will carry an equally controversial albeit derivative Newsweek cover story titled "Mitt Romney: A Candidate With a Serious Wimp Problem": In 1987, this magazine created a famous hubbub by labeling George H.W. Bush a wimp on its cover. The Wimp Factor. Huge stir. And not entirely fairthe guy had been an aviator in the war, the big war, the good war, and he was even shot down out over the Pacific, cockpit drenched in smoke and fumes, at an age (20) when...
  • Romney: Newsweek cover first for 'wimp' critique

    07/29/2012 10:19:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 29, 2012
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Mitt Romney says that if he worried about what reporters thought of him, he wouldn't get much sleep. He says he's sleeping just fine.
  • Sunday, March 11, 2012 Tiger Woods says "No Mas"

    03/11/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT · by traderrob6 · 15 replies
    Opinipundit ^ | 3/11/12 | traderrob
    Tiger Woods after shooting a dismal +3 for 11 holes and tied for 26th place withdrew from the Doral Cadillac Championship. He "says" it's due to a leg injury. Could be just embarrassment over his pi$$ poor performance.
  • OReilly Asks Romney if Obama Is a Socialist & He Says

    12/20/2011 9:00:36 AM PST · by broken_arrow1 · 67 replies
    TheBlaze.com ^ | Dec. 20, 2011 | Becket Adams
    "Is he a socialist? asks FOX Newss blunt television host Bill OReilly. I prefer to use the term that hes just over his head, the former governor of Massachusetts responds with what he must have thought was a safe answer. Yeah, but you gotta look at his economic plan, and that economic plan was top down, federal leadership getting us out of the recession we spent trillions of dollarsand people say, Listen, the guys a socialist! Its class warfare; thats what hes going to wage against you if you get the nomination, OReilly says, gesturing towards Romney. Youre a...
  • Obama: "Hear It In My Voice ... I Am Frustrated"

    08/11/2011 3:43:29 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 65 replies
    video at link Obama on credit downgrade from Standard & Poor's: "It happened because Washington does not have the capacity to come together and get things done. It was a self-inflicted wound. That is why people are frustrated. Maybe you can hear it in my voice. That is why I am frustrated. Because you deserve better."
  • Cain apologizes after meeting with Muslim leaders

    07/27/2011 8:09:45 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 27, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Herman Cain is apologizing to Muslim leaders for vitriolic remarks he made about Islam while campaigning for the presidential nomination. The former Godfather's Pizza CEO has said communities have a right to ban Islamic mosques because Muslims are trying to inject sharia law into the U.S.
  • Did Obama Wimp Out on Gay Marriage?

    06/24/2011 4:31:10 PM PDT · by Siena Dreaming · 10 replies
    Salon ^ | Jun 24, 2011 | Emma Mustich
    President Barack Obama spoke to LGBT supporters (and generous contributors) at a gala fundraising event in New York City Thursday night. Because of the event's location and timing -- smack in the middle of the New York state legislature's debate on gay marriage -- the president was under intense scrutiny; some same-sex marriage backers hoped (despite warnings to the contrary) that the president might finally offer them his unequivocal support. They were almost universally disappointed. "Instead of discussing his stand on the issue -- one on which his aides have said hes 'evolving' -- the president described the battle underway...
  • Huntsman Calls for Civility During New Hampshire Speech

    05/22/2011 7:35:09 AM PDT · by libstripper · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2011 | Carl Cameron
    2012 White House hopeful Jon Huntsman made a plea for civility for the second day in a row during his five day opening campaign swing through New Hampshire, home of the leadoff primary next year. This time the former two-term Utah governor took aim at those in Washington negotiating over how to deal with the nation's $14 trillion federal debt in his commencement address to graduates of Southern New Hampshire University. Four years ago then-candidate Barack Obama did the same.
  • Pawlenty defends Palin, saying after shooting, she was 'falsely accused'

    01/13/2011 7:08:01 PM PST · by markomalley · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/13/11 | Shane D'Aprile
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) kicked off his book tour Thursday with a speech at the National Press Club that included a staunch defense of a potential rival for the GOP nomination former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Pawlenty slammed Palin critics, who he said made "instant judgments" on the basis of "incomplete facts" in the hours after the Tucson shooting that killed at least six people and critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and 13 others. "In those early hours and early days, she was falsely accused," Pawlenty said. "People came flat out and blamed her for that...
  • Obama The Weak (What a fall from the Obamessiah!)

    12/14/2010 9:46:52 PM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/15/2010 | Dick Morris And Eileen McGann
    Moving to the center is not a two-dimensional process. It has a third dimension -- the difference between strength and weakness. In the course of coming in from the cold of his extreme far-left positions, the president looks like a wimp, abandoning his long-held views in the face of electoral defeats, adverse court rulings, recalcitrant Democrats and strong, united Republican opposition. And wimps don't win. When Bill Clinton moved to the center, he arrived in triumph. After vanquishing the Republican Congress during the government shutdown of 1995-1996, he agreed to a balanced budget deal with Newt Gingrich and Trent Lott....
  • Obama vows to fight Republicans-next year (Hussein: "I'm itching for a fight")

    12/13/2010 8:47:31 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 55 replies
    USA TODAY LINK ONLY! | 12/13/10
    http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2010/12/obama-vows-to-fight-republicans----next-year/1
  • President Obama's Compulsive Appeasement Disorder

    08/27/2010 3:37:49 AM PDT · by Scanian · 5 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | August 27, 2010 | Robert Weissberg
    With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989, the U.S. became the world's only superpower -- Uncle Sam would say, "Jump," and the response would be, "How high?" This has not continued; if anything, on today's world stage, Uncle Sam increasingly resembles Rodney "I don't get no respect" Dangerfield. We cannot even kill off a few ragtag third-world pirates, let alone impose our will on Iran or make Hugo Chvez nervous. There's a simple explanation: we are no longer feared. Superpowers of yesteryear, going back to the Greeks and Romans, were feared for a reason -- they leveled a...
  • Obama Flashback 2008: I Ran a Big Campaign So I Can Handle a Gulf Disaster

    06/07/2010 8:06:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 33+ views
    Before It's News ^ | June 7, 2010
    No wonder hes talking about kicking butts, he wants to deflect attention away from his own impotence. And he probably doesnt want anyone reminding him of this boneheaded statement from 2008. Thanks to Byron York for bringing it to our attention. On September 1, 2008, Barack Obama, fresh from his Roman-colonnade speech on the final night of the Democratic convention in Denver, talked to CNNs Anderson Cooper about Gustav and the Gulf. The question: As president, could he handle an emergency like that? Obama pointed to the size of his campaign and its multi-million dollar budget as evidence of his...
  • Obama breaks down in tears at funeral (Barf alert)

    04/29/2010 6:41:47 PM PDT · by HogsBreath · 44 replies · 1,392+ views
    Dailymail ^ | 04-29-2010 | Mail foreign service
    Tears streaming down his cheeks, grief overcame Barack Obama today as he attended the funeral of the woman he called the 'Godmother' of the American civil rights movement. The U.S. president was weeping openly as he watched the service for Dorothy Height in Washington today.
  • Gentle White House Nudges Test the Power of Persuasion (Obama's limp-wristed leadership style)

    02/23/2010 8:12:26 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 13 replies · 925+ views
    NY Times ^ | 2/23/09 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    Tempers were fraying in the White House Cabinet Room as night turned into morning on Jan. 15. President Obama had been cloistered nearly all day with House and Senate Democrats, playing marriage counselor, an aide said, as he coaxed, cajoled and prodded them on a health care overhaul. As the clock neared 1 a.m., the two sides were at an impasse. Mr. Obama stood up. See what you guys can figure out, one participant remembers him saying, adding that the failed effort left the president mad. Another Democrat who was there, Representative Henry A. Waxman of California, said...
  • Feminist Men Take Up Arms

    11/30/2009 12:06:44 PM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 45 replies · 1,945+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | November 29, 2009 | COURTNEY E. MARTIN
    "Machismo!" shouted a young college student in the third row. "Tough!" "Violent!" "Homophobic!" shouted three other young men, sprinkled throughout the packed lecture hall. Ethan Wong, a student at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., who was dressed in a slim business suit, nodded as he wrote each word on the chalk board. The roomful of young men was brainstorming all the qualities associated with masculinity. Mr. Wong was one of the organizers of the National Conference for Campus-Based Men's Gender Equality and Anti-Violence Groups, a long and clunky name for an unprecedented event that recently took place at his...
  • Obama: 'I'm Skinny...But Tough'

    10/27/2009 7:11:27 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 46 replies · 1,563+ views
    newsmax ^ | Today
    Obama: 'I'm Skinny...But Tough' Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:30 AM President Barack Obama has lashed back at critics who fear he lacks the steel to be a successful president, saying "I'm skinny ... but I'm tough." Obama, who is trying to navigate a climate of sharp political partisanship, said he was spoiling for a fight to enact his ambitious agenda. "There are people saying mean things about me and folks are worried," Obama said on Monday, as he headlined a pair of Florida Democratic Party fundraisers that racked up a total of 1.5 million dollars. "Just 'cause I'm skinny doesn't...
  • LATEST:US President Obama Says He Will Not Rush "Solemn Decision" To Commit Troops To Afghanistan

    10/26/2009 1:46:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 113 replies · 5,418+ views
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/ ^ | October 26, 2009
    BBC LATEST: Headline Only US President Obama Says He Will Not Rush "Solemn Decision" To Commit Troops To Afghanistan
  • Obama declares swine flu emergency

    10/24/2009 8:38:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 886 replies · 28,784+ views
    AFP ^ | 10/24/09
    Obama declares swine flu emergency 9 mins ago WASHINGTON (AFP) President Barack Obama has declared swine flu a "national emergency," the White House said Saturday, as the United States reels from millions of cases of infection and over 1,000 deaths.
  • I don't know nuttin - the Chicago way (Obama / Blago Connection with incriminating pictures)

    09/03/2009 10:46:37 AM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 100 replies · 5,345+ views
    RIVER RAT ROB ^ | UNKNOWN | RIVER RAT ROB
    Rod Blagojevich (is) the former Illinois governor who tried to sell Obama's seat in congress. When Obama was asked by the press if he had ever met Governor Blagojevich, Obama replied, "I only saw Rod Blagojevich one time ... and that was in the stands and from a distance at a Chicago Bears Football Game."
  • CNN Makes Fun Of Obama's Mom Jeans At The All-Star Game (Video)

    07/15/2009 10:36:38 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 14 replies · 2,852+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 7/16/09 | talkradio03
    CNN actually did a hit piece on Obama's jeans, she'll probably get canned...