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  • Bill Cassidy standing with Phil Robertson, Sarah Palin right move to motivate his base, experts say

    11/15/2014 8:31:57 AM PST · by abb · 35 replies
    The (New Orleans) Times Picayune ^ | November 15, 2014 | Cole Avery
    The Republican unity tour with former rivals Rep. Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness will continue Saturday (Nov. 15) afternoon with a rally featuring the two of them, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. Maness drew 14 percent of the vote in the primary, and Cassidy needs that to defeat Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. Though Palin and Robertson are sometimes controversial figures outside the most conservative circles, political observers believe Cassidy is doing the right thing by aligning himself with the right wing of the party to earn that support. LSU political scientist Robert Hogan said...
  • Congratulations, Voters. You Just Made This Climate Denier the Most Powerful Senator...

    11/05/2014 8:48:26 AM PST · by PROCON · 69 replies
    newrepublic ^ | Nov. 5, 2014 | Rebecca Leber
    In handing Republicans control of the Senate on Tuesday, Americans effectively voted for the party's hostile plans against President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy. Their votes also put the Senate's environment and climate policy into the hands of the worst science-denier in national politics: Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe, who is almost certainly the next chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Inhofe claimed in 2003 that global warming might help humanity. “It's also important to question whether global warming is even a problem for human existence. Thus far no one has seriously demonstrated any scientific proof that increased global...
  • I Would Have Liked to be Sitting at THIS Table Today...[Palin and Cruz]

    11/04/2014 3:44:16 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 55 replies
    Sarah Palin's Facebook Page ^ | November 4, 2014 | Sarah Palin
  • Democrats now have a 51 percent chance of holding the Senate

    Democrats are now (very slightly) favored to hold the Senate majority on Nov. 4, according to Election Lab, The Post's statistical model of the 2014 midterm elections. Election Lab puts Democrats' chances of retaining their majority at 51 percent — a huge change from even a few months ago, when the model predicted that Republicans had a better than 80 percent chance of winning the six seats they need to take control. (Worth noting: When the model showed Republicans as overwhelming favorites, our model builders — led by George Washington University's John Sides — warned that the model could and...
  • Palin goes 0 for 2 in Alaska as clout disappears nationally

    08/21/2014 2:15:58 PM PDT · by bigdaddy45 · 104 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | Published: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:29 am | Sean Cockerman
    WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of Alaska capped a primary season in which her favored candidates have stumbled across the nation. A referendum to restore Palin’s signature achievement from her time as Alaska governor, a state tax on oil companies, was also headed toward defeat following Tuesday’s voting, dealing a double whammy loss to Palin in her home state and highlighting her declining influence. Only four of the 15 congressional candidates endorsed by Palin nationwide this year have won their primaries, a...
  • Exclusive:Sarah Palin Gives Conservative Response To Elizabeth Warren'S Progressive Commandments

    08/07/2014 3:17:11 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 35 replies
    breitart ^ | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave a "commonsense conservative" response to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) progressive commandments on her SarahPalinChannel. Long before Warren and Republican Dave Brat, Palin was attacking the bipartisan permanent political class and their embrace of crony capitalism. That is why Palin has always appealed to Reagan Democrats and independents fed up with both parties. After Palin's landmark 2011 speech in Indianola, Iowa, Republicans who enabled the cronyism associated with George W. Bush and the GOP-controlled Senate were forced to slowly combat it. So it is only fitting that after Warren introduced her 11 progressive commandments at...
  • Sarah Palin Slams 'Jackass' Jesse Ventura for 'Shaking Down' Chris Kyle Widow

    08/02/2014 6:35:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 122 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 2, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin hammered Jesse Ventura for winning a $2 million defamation lawsuit this week against Chris Kyle's widow. After Kyle's death, Ventura continued with the lawsuit that stemmed from a passage from Kyle's book in which Kyle claimed he knocked out an unnamed Navy SEAL for trashing the troops. During his book tour, Kyle said that was Ventura. But after Kyle was tragically killed in 2013, many felt that Ventura, who has done a lot to damage his own reputation over the years, should have dropped the lawsuit. "Hey tough guy, Jesse Ventura, your feelings were hurt...
  • Black conservative joins Palin's impeachment rallying cry

    07/12/2014 5:09:41 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 16 replies
    Renew America ^ | July 12 2014 | Lloyd Marcus
    I have said it before and I will say it again, I love Sarah Palin. Governor Palin has come out strongly calling for the impeachment of President Obama. I say, "Way to go sister!"
  • President Obama's buzzed on suds great adventure

    07/10/2014 5:23:06 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 10, 2014 | Sarah Palin
    President Obama was absolutely swamped the other night, staving off the munchies at a pizza party in the Mile High city, hobnobbing as headliner at numerous Democrat shindigs, collecting big bucks from big donors all day. Whew. Exhausting. Especially exhausting must be trying to change pace and pivot through the fundraising parties, knowing they’re thrown by those much maligned “fat cats” (Obama’s words, not mine). The president conveniently disparages these fat cats in public, but in private their group hugs are a whole lot of cuddlin,’ purrin’ and rolling over for more tummy tickling from the one who feeds them....
  • Sarah Palin just joined the ‘impeach Obama’ crowd. That’s bad news for the GOP.

    07/08/2014 1:36:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | July 8, 2014 | Aaron Blake
    Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama, writing in a Breitbart op-ed that the influx of young illegal immigrants over the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, 'no mas.' " Mixed/careless metaphors aside, this is nothing but bad news for Republicans — especially four months until the 2014 election. Palin is hardly the first GOP politician to raise the issue of impeachment over the past couple years. Others include Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.),...
  • Sarah Palin getting another season for Sportsman Channel's 'Amazing America' series

    <p>The Sportsman Channel said Monday that Palin's series, "Amazing America," is being renewed for a second season that will start early next year.</p> <p>On the series, the former Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska ex-governor profiles outdoor enthusiasts and craftsmen. The show aired Thursday nights and finished its first season May 29....</p>
  • Nazis’ ‘perfect Aryan’ baby was Jewish

    07/02/2014 3:33:20 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7-2-14 | Chris Perez
    The joke’s on you! A baby in a photo chosen by Nazis as the perfect Aryan baby has been revealed to in fact be Jewish, not German. Hessy Taft, who was 6 months old when the picture was taken, found out about the photograph after an aunt recognized her on a postcard, the Telegraph reports. But apparently the Nazis had no idea that the precious baby they deemed the “perfect Aryan” was actually a descendant of the House of David. Taft lived with her parents, Jacob and Pauline Levinsons, in Berlin during the height of the Nazis’ takeover in 1935....
  • Why Democrats are winning, Republicans are losing

    06/24/2014 5:53:56 PM PDT · by workerbee · 29 replies
    Fox ^ | 6/24/14 | Cal Thomas
    **SNIP**Democrats have convictions. They know what to do with power when they get it and how to isolate, even punish, any member of their party who dares to take a different position on an issue. Republicans seem to constantly react to the policies of Democrats or slam each other instead of making a case for the superiority of their ideas. It doesn’t help Republicans that they lack the Democrats’ uniformity. **SNIP**
  • One on One with Ted Cruz in Miami: Sarah is Amazing. Why He Should Run.

    06/23/2014 10:59:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | June 22, 2014 | Isabel Matos
    “Sarah said God bless you. She wrote it,” I pointed to the picture, he leaned over, looked straight into my eyes and said: “She is a.m.a.z.i.n.g.” That was the brief exchange not caught on camera. It was the “moment”. His words were deliberate, genuine and unequivocal. He admires Sarah. The noise in the room, the glare of the lights, the chatter and commotion disappeared just for that moment. All of it. Gone. Frozen in time. It was awesome. He carefully chose where to sign his name, too, and did not ruin the little “treasure” which had traveled from Texas to...
  • Palin: Immigration Debate 'Just About Driving Me To Renounce My Republican Ties'

    06/13/2014 12:58:35 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 103 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | June 13 2014 | Catherine Thomas
    News of poor conditions at a holding center in Arizona for undocumented, unaccompanied minors whipped Sarah Palin into a fury Friday -- so much so that she said she was on the verge of renouncing her ties to the Republican Party. "Finally, they have won me over. I actually agree with the liberals’ war whoop," the former Republican vice presidential nominee wrote on her Facebook page. "I, too, demand that this issue of young illegal aliens flooding across our border into horrendous conditions be taken care of. Now!" The Department of Homeland Security began flying some young migrants to Arizona...
  • Dave Brat On What His Shocking Win Means For The GOP

    06/10/2014 9:20:00 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/11/2014 | Hannity
    Jun. 10, 2014 - 5:07 - Brat reacts to 'political earthquake'
  • CANTOR LOSES

    06/10/2014 5:14:03 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 502 replies
    politico.com ^ | 6/10/14 | Jake Sherman
    RICHMOND, Va. — Dave Brat, a local economics professor, toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night in the most shocking primary defeat since Republicans took the House in 2010. The conservative challenger’s victory halts one of the most meteoric rises in national politics, and illustrates the strong anti-incumbent fever that has taken over Cantor’s Richmond-area district. Cantor is the second House incumbent to lose this primary season — Texas GOP incumbent Ralph Hall was defeated by a tea-party backed challenger at the end of May. Cantor’s defeat not only reorders Virginia politics, where Cantor was the highest-ranking Republican,...
  • Ted Cruz calls to repeal ‘every blessed word of Obamacare’

    06/06/2014 4:21:49 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 50 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 6 Jun 2014 | Emma Margolin
    “Today, liberty is under assault,” declared conservative firebrand Ted Cruz before an adoring audience Friday at the Republican Party of Texas State Convention. The GOP senator and Tea Party darling left virtually no red meat unthrown, calling for a return to the Constitution – “the most extraordinary document crafted in history” – a resurrection of American leadership abroad – where “bullies and tyrants are laughing at [us]” – and a rebuilding of jobs and economic growth at home, through adhering to free market principles, supporting “the American energy renaissance,” abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and repealing “every blessed word of...
  • The 100 Most Popular Conservative Websites Of 2014 (We're at #14)

    04/30/2014 1:11:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 144 replies
    RightWing News ^ | April 30, 2014 | John Hawkins
    These websites were ranked using Alexa. The number beside of each website represents its overall rank on the Internet. 1) Fox News: 158 2) Wall Street Journal: 214 3) The Drudge Report: 437 4) The Blaze: 565 5) New York Post: 889 6) Breitbart: 1,344 7) Newsmax: 1,729 8) WorldNetDaily: 2,103 9) Independent Journal Review 2,147 10) The Daily Caller: 2,240 11) The Washington Times: 2,438 12) National Review: 3,621 13) TownHall: 5,252 14) Free Republic: 5,393 15) PJ Media/Instapundit: 5,586 16) Cybercast News Service: 5,811 17) Investor’s Business Daily: 5,828 18) Hot Air: 5,877 19) Twitchy: 6,102 20) The...
  • MARK LEVIN torches NRO over Palin cheap shots

    04/29/2014 2:49:26 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 67 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | April 28, 2014 | Mark Levin, viaThe Right Scoop
    Mark Levin went after NRO writer Patrick Brennan for taking cheap shots at Sarah Palin over her NRA speech this weekend. (snip) Levin points out that Sarah Palin is out there “breaking her neck trying to get conservatives elected and trying to keep the base strong” and she’s dismissed by people on “our side.” “This is how “our side” treats “our side,”” Levin adds. “You’ll never seen the left or Democrats do that to a woman on their side ever!”
  • PALIN TO JEB BUSH: THEY'RE 'CALLED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOR A REASON'

    04/28/2014 10:46:56 AM PDT · by Bratch · 109 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 28, 2013 | Tony Lee
    [...snip...] "I think that anybody who breaks a law in America as their first action putting their first foot on our homeland illegally, it may be an act of love from the heart, but it's illegal," Palin told NBC News after attending a rally for Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst. They are "called illegal immigrants for a reason," she added. [...snip...]
  • Ted Cruz Makes Endorsement in Oklahoma Special GOP Senate Primary

    04/17/2014 5:29:32 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 25 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 4/17/14 | Elliot Jager
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz threw his support behind T.W. Shannon in Oklahoma's GOP senate primary, The Hill reported. Shannon is a former state House Speaker. This was the first primary endorsement made by Cruz, who has a strong following among tea party-aligned Republicans. The endorsement allows him to honor his pledge not to back insurgents in primaries involving Senate GOP colleagues, The Washington Post reported. Shannon is in an open primary. A special election in November will fill the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Tom Coburn two years before his term ends in 2016. Cruz plans to attend...
  • My Little Pony - The Movie

    04/05/2014 4:33:13 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | Mar 15, 2014 | Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom·
    Movie for Saturday morning.
  • Sniper takes out 6 Taliban militants in Afghanistan — with one bullet

    04/01/2014 5:54:31 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 19 replies
    wash times ^ | 4/1/14 | c chumley
    <p>A sniper with a highly accurate eye has shot and killed six Taliban militants in Afghanistan — with a single bullet — various media reported.</p> <p>The unnamed star shooter is a 20-year-old lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards in Britain, The Telegraph reported.</p>
  • AWESOME: Dana Loesch Tears Harry Reid A New Series Of Tubes

    03/30/2014 9:43:55 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 20 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 03-30-2014 | Caleb Howe
    Senator Harry Reid is aware of all internet traditions. So an epic flame should be old hat for this old hand. Watch as Dana takes Harry to internets school.
  • Ted Cruz makes surprise appearance, gives speech at Supreme Court in solidarity with Hobby Lobby

    03/25/2014 2:38:53 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 50 replies
    http://therightscoop.com ^ | March 25, 2014 | The Right Scoop
    Ted Cruz gave a great speech today in a surprise appearance at the Supreme Court, supporting the cause of Hobby Lobby and reminding people of the importance of our God-given right of religious freedom and why it is protected in our Constitution. He also predicted that the Supreme Court would strike down the contraceptive mandate and rule in favor of Hobby Lobby. Watch the full speech below:
  • Trash hauling co. exec wins Pa. Senate seat (Tea Party beats establishment in a write-in!)

    03/19/2014 10:03:36 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 17 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | 3/18/14
    <p>YORK, Pa. (AP) — After a bruising and expensive campaign, voters in a York County state Senate district on Tuesday backed a conservative trash company executive's maverick write-in bid over the Republican party's hand-picked candidate, a veteran state representative.</p> <p>Penn Waste Inc. President Scott Wagner claimed victory in a special election to finish the term of retired Sen. Mike Waugh, who resigned in January and was named executive director of the state Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.</p>
  • • Sarah Palin • CPAC • 2014 • [Keynote address to end CPAC 2014]

    03/08/2014 5:19:46 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 104 replies
    CSPAN/You Tube ^ | 3/8/2014 | Sarah Palin CSPAN
    In true fashion, Sarah Palin brought the house down in her keynote address to end #CPAC2014 and you can watch the full speech below:
  • PALIN THE TRUTHTELLER

    03/05/2014 5:02:13 PM PST · by onyx · 37 replies
    Breitbart - One Voice Silenced, Millions Awakened ^ | March 5, 2014 | Breitbart - One Voice Silenced, Millions Awakened
    Truthtellers can usually be identified as the lone voices walking in the opposite direction of the maddening crowd. They are ridiculed, vilified, falsely accused, and hated by those who hate Truth. They seek to silence the Truthteller with a complicit, and lying media that trumpets their rhetorical garbage. Most they do silence. The few who refuse to be silenced out of their deep conviction for Truth, are those history records as being the Bravehearts of their Generations. Sarah Palin will be remembered thus. Lies may endure for a season, but Truth endures eternity.
  • Sarah Palin: People look at Putin as one who wrestles bears, Obama as one who wears mom jeans

    03/03/2014 8:01:02 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 30 replies
    http://therightscoop.com/ ^ | March 3, 2014 | http://therightscoop.com/
    Sarah Palin was on Hannity tonight to explain why all it took was common sense to know that Putin wanted to regrow the old Soviet empire and that retaking Ukraine was on his agenda. She said he’s gonna continue, especially under this president, because people see Obama as wearing mom jeans while people see Putin as one who wrestles bears: People are looking at Putin as one who wrestles bears and drills for oil. They look at our president as one who wears mom jeans and equivocates and bloviates. We are not exercising that peace through strength that can only...
  • Ted Cruz angers GOP colleagues - again

    02/27/2014 11:31:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/27/2014 | Ted Barrett and Dana Bash
    Several Republican senators said Wednesday they were surprised and angered after a news report revealed that their GOP colleague, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, made a recent fundraising appeal for a tea party group that is trying to defeat GOP incumbents it doesn't believe are conservative enough. The senators said Cruz's efforts appeared to violate his own pledge to no longer target sitting Republican senators in favor of tea party-backed candidates in the hard-fought 2014 campaign in which Republicans believe they have a chance to win back control of the Senate. In addition, the fundraising appears at odds with Cruz's...
  • Cruz angers GOP colleagues - again (Susan Collins is very upset!)

    02/28/2014 6:43:26 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ^ | 2/26/14 | Ted Barrett and Dana Bash
    <p>Several Republican senators said Wednesday they were surprised and angered after a news report revealed that their GOP colleague, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, made a recent fundraising appeal for a tea party group that is trying to defeat GOP incumbents it doesn't believe are conservative enough.</p>
  • Rick Santelli: Tea Party Are Those Who 'Carry the Water'

    02/24/2014 6:33:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | February 23, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Five years after his "rant heard around the world" spawned what is now known as the Tea Party movement, CNBC's Rick Santelli appeared on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 and said the energy from 2009 has created a powerful political movement that has already achieved many tangible results while changing the political landscape. Speaking to host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, Santelli said the Tea Party movement is a big-tent movement that attracts Americans from all walks of life. He said what is appealing about the movement to him is its emphasis on...
  • Cruz to get hero's welcome in Iowa, NH

    02/23/2014 1:06:23 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/15/14 06:00 AM EST | Alexander Bolton
    Conservatives in Iowa and New Hampshire are preparing a hero’s welcome for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after he showed up Senate Republican leaders during a crucial vote on the debt limit. Cruz infuriated his Senate Republican colleagues this week when he filibustered a clean bill to raise the debt limit. His objection forced Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and 11 other Republicans to vote with Democrats to advance the legislation.But in Iowa and New Hampshire, two important presidential primary states, conservative activists are cheering Cruz’s stand and buzzing about a possible presidential run in 2016.Activists in the two states said...
  • Ted Cruz, hated by Senate Republicans, is winning

    02/18/2014 6:03:07 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 22 replies
    Examiner ^ | February 17, 2014 | Mark Whittington
    The current media narrative about Sen. Ted Cruz in the wake of the debt ceiling vote was captured neatly by a February 16, 2014 story in The Blaze in which ABC News’ Jonathon Karl was quoted as saying that Cruz is so hated by his fellow Republican senators that he will need a food taster at GOP Senate lunches.That might be a slight exaggeration, but it is clear that the establishment wing of the GOP regards Cruz as a problem. And, if David Harsanyi, writing in The Federalist, is correct, some of Cruz’s fellow senators are right to hate him,...
  • Ted Cruz Is Winning: Like it or not, it's his party now

    02/15/2014 8:38:41 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 126 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 14, 2014 | David Harsanyi, senior editor
    These days, it’s popular to claim that Senator Ted Cruz is only looking out for himself. And this is undoubtedly true. Much in the same way John McCain is only looking out for himself and Chuck Schumer is only looking out for himself, and every millionaire Senator looking to hold on to his or her seat in perpetuity is looking out for #1. Cruz just happens to be better at it. Take the kerfuffle over the debt-ceiling vote. When Mitch McConnell met with Senate Republicans colleagues this week, he proposed that they allow a vote on the House debt limit...
  • Happy Valentine's! Jim's FReepin Obama in Fresno! Updates Here Afterward (FReepathon Thread XXVII)

    02/14/2014 11:59:15 AM PST · by onyx · 356 replies
    Free Republic | February 14, 2014 | onyx
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  • House Republicans: Ted Cruz killed our amnesty

    02/13/2014 4:51:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 127 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/13/2014 | AllahPundit
    There’s no man or woman in red-state America these days with more power than Cruz to set a new conservative litmus test. But c’mon: How many of you need to be formally warned at this point by your favorite Republican that the House is looking to sell out border hawks on immigration reform? It’s like blaming Rand Paul for turning libertarians against the NSA. He plays a useful role in bringing attention to the issue, but those people turned on their own initiative ages ago. Same here.Cruz won’t mind being blamed for this one, though. House Republicans who supported the...
  • What I learned on the Highway of Death in Iraq - Allen West

    01/17/2014 8:15:25 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 18 replies
    Steadfast anbd Loyal Blog ^ | January 17, 2014 | Allen West
    Today is the 23rd anniversary of the start of the First Persian Gulf War also known as Operation Desert Storm. I was a 29-year-old Captain in the First Infantry Division, “The Big Red One” at Ft. Riley in Kansas. Angela and I just celebrated our first wedding anniversary in December 1990 and now I was deploying into combat — something she had seen her own dad do twice to Vietnam. I was the Fire Support Officer for Task Force 2-16 Infantry (call sign Ranger 14) in the 2nd Brigade (Dagger). Our mission was to be the lead task force of...
  • I saw an amazing sight this morning.

    12/22/2013 12:10:02 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 81 replies
    12/22/'13 | Self
    On the way back from the store this morning, I saw a fully grown, wild bald eagle sitting in the middle of a field near where I used to live. This is absolutely the very first wild bald eagle I have ever seen in my life (I saw a captive one at school once). Unfortunately I didn't have a camera, but . . . wow! You know, sometimes when everything is going to pot and I'm tempted to just give up, something like this happens. It's a reminder that however totalitarian the left becomes, they can't control or social-engineer nature....
  • Recycle your WIN Button! (For Obamacare!)

    10/01/2013 8:51:56 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 13 replies
    10/1/2013
    Go ahead, dig that little piece of tin out of the boxes stacked six-deep in the basement! Obamacare's another program on the incredible scale (and with the electorate's incredible enthusiasm!) as Gerald Ford's legendary Whip Inflation Now! Those who were there remember how WIN completely GALVANIZED the nation -- just like Obamacare is doing right NOW! Dig it out from under the old aquariums, stacks of ancient magazines, and pet rocks! It's time to WIN again!
  • Obama: 'Korea was a win'

    07/27/2013 10:15:24 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 46 replies
    Obama: 'Korea was a win' By Peter Schroeder - 07/27/13 11:19 AM ET President Obama hailed veterans of the Korean War Saturday, saying their sacrifices ensured that millions of Koreans could live safely in a democracy. Speaking on the 60th anniversary of the Korean War's armistice, he noted that some had expressed their dissatisfaction with the war's resolution, which resulted in the establishment of a demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea and did not end with a definitive truce. He noted that many dismissed the conclusion with the phrase "die for a tie." But he argued that, decades later,...
  • Newt Gingrich: Republicans Today Would Be ‘Incapable of Competing’ Against Hillary Clinton in 2016

    12/09/2012 1:01:03 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 109 replies
    The Blaze/NBC Repost ^ | 12/9/2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Former House Speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said the current GOP would be “incapable of competing” against Hillary Clinton should she run in 2016. Gingrich on NBC’s “Meet the Press” called Clinton a “very formidable” person who is married to “the most popular Democrat in the country.” “If [the Republicans'] competitor in ’16 is going to be Hillary Clinton, supported by Bill Clinton and presumably, a still relatively popular President Barack Obama, trying to win that will be truly the Super Bowl. And the Republican Party today is incapable of competing at that level,” Gingrich said.
  • Liberal Stealth Groups Paved Obama Win

    More than 4 million people who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 did not vote this year. But by applying new voter science, Obama nudged enough replacements in key states — many who were rare or first-time voters — to give him his margin of victory (leveraged even larger by the Electoral College). Years of stealthy multimillion-dollar efforts paid off forAmerica’s left in the 2008 and 2012 victories by President Barack Obama. Using new voter science to get rare and first-time voters to go to the polls, the races have changedAmerica’s electorate — those who make the country’s decisions by...
  • Voters in Arizona's 2nd pick Barber over McSally

    11/17/2012 9:16:09 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    timesunion.com ^ | Nov 17, 2012 | Bob Christie
    Voters in Arizona's 2nd pick Barber over McSally BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press Updated 11:50 a.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012 PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Ron Barber has won a full term representing Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, squeaking out a win over Republican Martha McSally and giving Democrats a sweep of the state's three competitive races for U.S. House seats. Voters decisively picked Barber to fill out the remainder of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords term in a special election in June, but last week's election was for a full term and was so tight it took until Saturday before a winner was...
  • Obama wins Fla., topping Romney in final tally

    11/10/2012 10:27:33 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 144 replies
    AP ^ | 11-10-2012 | TAMARA LUSH
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of 2000. No matter the outcome, Obama had already clinched re-election and now has 332 electoral votes to Romney's 206. The Florida Secretary of State's Office said that with almost 100 percent of the vote counted, Obama led Republican challenger Mitt Romney 50 percent to 49.1 percent, a difference of about 74,000 votes. That was over the half-percent margin where a computer...
  • Newt: I think we’ll carry Pennsylvania and Ohio

    11/05/2012 7:47:31 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 45 replies
    The Right Scoop via CNN ^ | November 5th, 2012 | Piers Morgan
    Newt was on with Piers Morgan tonight and said that he believe Romney will carry both Pennsylvania and Ohio. First on Pennsylvania, he said people tend to forget that the state has a Republican governor, a Republican senator, a Republican House majority, a Republican state House and Senate and it’s coal country where they are not happy with Obama. He also says regarding Ohio that in coal country there will be quite a few Democrat votes cast for Mitt Romney, so it can’t be taken for granted that just because it’s a Democrat vote it is an Obama vote. He...
  • Beyond Giving Every Kid A Trophy... Playing to Lose! (Vanity)

    09/21/2012 3:01:27 AM PDT · by MacMattico · 39 replies
    Me
    I feel really bad for my niece. Last year, she made her school's competitive Varsity Volleyball team as a Freshman, plays club, and has already been looked at by college scouts. A sports scholarship would really help her family out. Here's the thing: she's stuck at this school and they've recently changed their "focus in sports" to one of where everybody gets to play. My niece was an excellent OH (outside hitter), but other kids want to play outside hitter, so she doesn't play that position much anymore. She's very tall and can play middle well, but that's not always...
  • Analysis of election factors points to Romney win... (been correct 8/8 times)

    09/20/2012 10:34:23 AM PDT · by Signalman · 17 replies
    UnivofCol ^ | 8/22/2012 | Social Sciences
    Full Title: "Analysis of election factors points to Romney win, University of Colorado study says" A University of Colorado analysis of state-by-state factors leading to the Electoral College selection of every U.S. president since 1980 forecasts that the 2012 winner will be Mitt Romney. The key is the economy, say political science professors Kenneth Bickers of CU-Boulder and Michael Berry of CU Denver. Their prediction model stresses economic data from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, including both state and national unemployment figures as well as changes in real per capita income, among other factors. “Based on our...
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    08/15/2012 1:28:59 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 30 replies
    Miami CBS4 ^ | August 14, 2012 | CBS4/AP
    C-H-E-A-T-E-R? Organizers say that word spelled the fate of one of the top young Scrabble players in the country Tuesday. The player, who has not been named because of his young age, was kicked out of the game’s national championship tournament in Florida after he was reportedly caught hiding blank letter tiles. John D. Williams, Jr., executive director of the National Scrabble Association, said that a male player was ejected from the 350-player event in Round 24 of the 28-round event.