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  • Is It Over, and We Just Don’t Know It?

    02/11/2014 5:51:49 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 87 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2-10-2014 | Tom Blumer
    Historians have a tough time agreeing on many of the turning points in ancient history. One of them, in light of events during the past several years and the tone of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on January 28, seems particularly relevant. (snip) There’s little doubt that the United States of America has reached a point where, relatively unhampered by legislative or judicial barriers, its president and his bureaucracy exceed the limits of the nation’s Constitution “as a matter of course.” They in turn are quietly but effectively under the control of our “independent” central bank. Decades...
  • State of the Union 2014

    01/30/2014 10:47:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, 2014 | Cal Thomas
    Suppose a president of the United States delivered a State of the Union address and nobody cared? Isn't that what happened Tuesday night when the increasingly irrelevant -- and, yes, boring Barack Obama -- droned on about predictable things in a predictable way? We have been forced to listen to him so many times (often several times in a single day) that it could qualify as cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Constitution. One of the problems with political speech is that it exists in its own world and creates its own standards. Politicians measure their policies according...
  • Krauthammer Previews SOTU: Obama Is Admitting He Is A "Failure" (video)

    01/28/2014 4:11:16 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 35 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 28, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Well, listening to that excerpt from Ed Henry, you would think that's the campaign speech of someone running against Barack Obama. Obama is indicting the four years, the five years he's been president. He said the rich have done well, everybody else has stalled, inequality has increased. Well, the four years, the five years are his years. Essentially, he's saying my job now is to undo what I have done in the five years of my presidency. It's hardly sort of a ringing call to arms. I'm sure they now tested all of these words, inequality, opportunity, all...
  • Obama: I won't 'stand still' [Quote from the Sham Wow Lie-A-Palooza]

    01/28/2014 4:20:39 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/28/14 | Justin Sink
    [The Clown] will vow to pursue a populist economic agenda with or without the help of lawmakers in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. [The Clown] will say he will not “stand still,” but will act on his own if he cannot work with Congress. [The Clown also will say]..."America does not stand still – and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for more American families, that’s what I’m going to do.”
  • Things I'd Love to See at State of the Coup

    01/28/2014 3:32:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 28, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Folks, let me tell you one thing we're not gonna do today. We are not gonna sit here and be totally taken off our game by speculating what may happen at the State of the Coup address tonight. I mean, it's predictable. I'm gonna show you, I'm gonna go back, I'm gonna play some sound bites of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama in previous States of the Coup addresses. Well, no, those were State of the Union addresses. Tonight is the State of the Coup. And you'll see how things don't change. But more than that, it's...
  • Mark Levin Show,M-F,6PM-9PM,EST,State of the Union Speech Night,WABC AM, January 28, 2014

    01/28/2014 2:51:19 PM PST · by Biggirl · 160 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | January 28, 2014 | Mark Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • WARNING: Tea Party Response by Sen Mike Lee to SOTU could cause conservative reawakening

    01/28/2014 4:56:07 PM PST · by Syncro · 52 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | January 24, 2014 | Donlyn Turnbull
    WARNING: Tea Party Response by Senator Mike Lee to State of the Union could cause conservative reawakening By Donlyn TurnbullTea Party Express enthusiastically announced Tuesday that Senator Mike Lee of Utah will be offering the 4th Annual Tea Party response to the President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address, immediately following the Republican response. Mike Lee, who was elected to the Senate during the Tea Party wave of success in 2010, has proven to be an effective leader within the Senate, offering tangible solutions in the face of Obama’s empty rhetoric. As we enter into another significant election year,...
  • ***THE STATE OF THE UNION - LIVE THREAD***

    01/28/2014 2:54:37 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 343 replies
    <p>“My fellow Americans blah blah blah blah blah blah ME blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah ME blah blah blah blah ME blah blah blah blah GOVERNMENT MUST blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah  blah blah EVIL TEA PARTY blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah LET ME BE CLEAR blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah EVIL REPUBLICANS blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah TAXES ARE TOO LOW blah blah blah blah blah blah blah I SUPPORT ISRAEL blah blah blah blah INCOME INEQUALITY blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah NEW IDEAS blah blah blah blah blah blah blah EVIL RICH blah blah blah blah OBAMACARE IS WORKING blah blah blah blah blah blah I blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah ME blah blah ME blah blah blah blah blah blah (LONG PAUSE) blah  blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah OBAMACARE IS WORKING blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah  GOVERNMENT CAN blah blah blah blah blah blah blah YOU NEED ME blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah I WILL DO WHAT I WANT IN-SPITE OF CONGRESS blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah CARING blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah CHANGE blah blah blah blah blah blah blah TOMORROW WILL BE GREAT blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah (REPEAT 259 TIMES)”</p>
  • Live Thread: President Obama's State of the Union Address 9 p.m. EST

    01/28/2014 4:09:11 PM PST · by kristinn · 1,252 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Tuesday night live on C-SPAN, President Obama outlines his agenda for the coming year when he delivers his fifth State of the Union Address before a Joint Session of Congress. Leading up to the President's speech, C-SPAN sets the scene from the White House and Capitol Hill with perspectives from Former Speechwriter to President Obama Jon Lovett, Senate Historian Don Ritchie, and Gallup Editor in Chief Frank Newport. Following the State of the Union, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivers the Republican response. McMorris Rodgers is in her fifth term representing Washington’s Fifth District. C-SPAN's live coverage...
  • Rasmussen: 62% Feel State of the Union 'Mostly Just for Show'

    01/28/2014 4:03:37 PM PST · by gooblah · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Jan 2014, 1:51 | William Bigelow
    A new Rasmussen poll reveals that 62% of those polled feel tonight’s State of the Union (SOTU) address from Barack Obama is “mostly just for show.” Obama’s trustworthiness among the American public is slipping; last year 53% of those polled felt the address was “just for show.”
  • 11 Obama State of the Union graphics and memes from years past

    01/28/2014 12:31:04 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 13 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-28-14 | The Looking Spoon
    The Demperor without his clothes...
  • State of the Union guests: ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Willie Robertson

    01/28/2014 11:55:48 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/28/14 | MACKENZIE WEINGER
    Rep. Vance McAllister is bringing “Duck Dynasty” reality TV star Willie Robertson as his guest to the State of the Union address, the Louisiana Republican announced Tuesday.  I’m happy to announce that my friend, constituent & small business owner @williebosshog will be attending tonight’s #SOTU as my guest.— Vance McAllister (@RepMcAllister) January 28, 2014   During the closing days of McAllister’s 2013 special election campaign, Robertson starred in a TV ad supporting the Louisiana Republican, who he called his “good buddy.” Robertson’s name had been briefly mentioned as a potential candidate for the open seat when Rep. Rodney Alexander resigned in...
  • Obama in State of Union speech to tell Congress to act or step aside: officials

    01/27/2014 9:25:38 AM PST · by chessplayer · 114 replies
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will tell Congress in his State of the Union address Tuesday to either act or get out of the way, White House officials said Sunday.
  • Noonan: The Sleepiness of a Hollow Legend (Pres. Sham-Wow SOU speech)

    01/25/2014 6:56:59 PM PST · by dynachrome · 38 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1-24-14 | Peggy Noonan
    Because when I imagine Barack Obama's State of the Union, I see a handsome, dignified man standing at the podium and behind him Joe Biden, sleeping. And next to him John Boehner, snoring. And arrayed before the president the members, napping. No one's really listening to the president now. He has been for five years a nonstop windup talk machine. Most of it has been facile, bland, the same rounded words and rounded sentiments, the same soft accusations and excuses. I see him enjoying the sound of his voice as the network newsman leans forward eagerly, intently, nodding at the...
  • Hannity to attend State of the Union with Rep. Gohmert, may run for office in Texas

    01/22/2014 4:04:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | January 22, 2014 | Nick Swartsell
    The guest list for President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address just got more interesting. Yesterday, Sean Hannity said he’d be attending as a guest of Rep. Louie Gohmert. Hannity is a conservative pundit for Fox News. He’s had Gohmert, an outspoken critic of Obama, on his show a number of times. The Tyler Republican has even filled in hosting Hannity’s show on a few occasions. Turns out, Hannity may have his own political ambitions in the Lone Star state. “The answer is yes, I’d think about it,” Hannity said when a viewer asked via Twitter about his inclination...
  • Sen. Mike Lee to deliver tea party response to State of the Union

    01/22/2014 2:09:52 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 14 replies
    The Deseret News ^ | January 21, 2014 | Jackie Hicken
    The Tea Party Express has announced that Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will deliver the official tea party response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address following the Republican response. The Tea Party Express, a political action committee, has hosted a response since 2011 when Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., gave the response. Former presidential candidate Herman Cain gave the response in 2012 and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., gave the response in 2013.
  • Senator Mike Lee to deliver Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union

    01/22/2014 12:48:03 PM PST · by Syncro · 77 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | Jan 22, 2014 | Staff
    Senator Mike Lee to deliver Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union We have some great news to share with you!  Tea Party Express, the nation's largest Tea Party political action committee, will host the official Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union Address directly following the Republican response. Senator Mike Lee will deliver the Tea Party response at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. and will focus on issues that are important and unique to you and me. Senator Mike Lee to deliver the official Tea Party response to the State...
  • Achieve Ye This Goal - Issues and issues in the State of the Union (Mark Steyn)

    02/15/2013 8:51:10 PM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 15, 2013 | Mark Steyn
    <p>‘I’m also issuing a new goal for America,” declared President Obama at his State of the Union on Tuesday. We’ll come to the particular “goal” he “issued” momentarily, but before we do, consider that formulation: Did you know the president of the United States is now in the business of “issuing goals” for his subjects to live up to?</p>
  • Rand Paul on The Peter Schiff Show - 2/13/2013

    02/15/2013 9:02:09 PM PST · by Lorianne
    You Tube ^ | 13 February 2013 | Peter Schiff
    Senator Rand Paul talks to Peter Schiff on his radio show about his response to the State of the Union address, economics, and government spending. 14:00
  • Obama's No-Growth State of the Union

    02/16/2013 4:39:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2013 | Larry Kudlow
    By far the best line from this week's dueling State of the Union messages came from Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Nice and simple, and right to the point: "Presidents in both parties -- from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan -- have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity." That's a brilliant summary of pro-growth policies, on the supply-side and in a free-market context. Kennedy slashed tax rates and held down the budget. So did Ronald Reagan, who borrowed Kennedy's ideas: smaller government, lower tax-rate incentives and a thriving middle class, where the economic pie...
  • Marco Rubio aka Water Boy

    02/14/2013 5:50:35 PM PST · by Vendome · 109 replies
    Vanity | 2/14/2013 | Vendome
    Freepers! Marco Rubio is just great and what a sense of humor. This is exactly how to respond to liberal hubris and their synthetic, hibrow, intellect. You need this water bottle if only to get Marco notice from now on. He is going to be Yuge and you need to support him.
  • Obama’s SOTU Address: How to Make the Immigration Crisis Worse

    02/15/2013 5:33:03 AM PST · by Opinionatedtoday · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Marinka Peschmann
    n response to President Obama’s State of the Union address last night on his reckless stance on immigration that will make the crisis worse, following is an excerpt from Marinka Peschmann’s introduction in her latest book, Crime & Corruption: Guide to America’s Immigration Crisis available in paperback and e-book versions. But what Americans are never told is what “legal” immigration has looked like for the legal immigrants who have sought the American dream; who have followed the law in a “broken” immigration system—a state-run bureaucracy affecting America’s economy, national security, and elections. No one addresses how the broken immigration system...
  • From His Very First State of the Union Utterance, President Obama Got It Wrong

    02/14/2013 7:35:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Forbes ^ | 02/14/2013 | Roger Pilon
    From his very first state-of-the-union utterance last night, associating himself with President Kennedy, President Obama got it wrong, and it was mostly downhill from there: “51 years ago,” he began, “John F. Kennedy declared to this chamber that ‘the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress.’” Great alliteration; bad constitutionalism. Yes, in a very narrow sense the Constitution makes the political branches partners for progress. But it also, most definitely, makes the branches, and those with authority within them, rivals for power. Indeed, throughout the Federalist Papers we learn how the Constitution pits power against power...
  • Obama's State Of The Union Was Well Designed To Gull The Gullible

    02/14/2013 6:28:43 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 11 replies
    Forbes ^ | 14 February 2013 | Mark Hendrickson
    There is good news and bad news: The good news is that President Obama is consistent; the bad news is that he is consistently wrong. Once again—as he has before—he filled his State of the Union address with rhetoric designed to gull the gullible by saying things that sound compassionate and wise and reasonable to those who don’t bother to pause and reflect on what he said. Clearly bent on breaking the 2011 sequester agreement that would cut federal spending, the president warned that “These sudden, harsh, arbitrary cuts … would slow our recovery, and … are a really bad...
  • Sarah Palin: #SOTUGottaBKiddingMe

    02/13/2013 11:46:41 AM PST · by onyx · 72 replies
    Sarah Palin Face Book ^ | February 13, 2013 | Sarah Palin
    If you missed President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, you didn’t miss much – especially if you watched any of his past four State of the Union addresses. We heard the same recycled rhetoric, and we heard his Orwellian declaration that the cornucopia of new federal programs he proposed, as well as his intention to eradicate world poverty, wouldn’t “increase our deficit by a single dime.” Of course, he glossed over the inconvenient facts. He boasted about job creation, but didn’t mention that real unemployment is higher today than when he took office. He touted all...
  • Nugent compares Washington to 'King George'

    02/13/2013 11:34:19 AM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    WND ^ | February 12, 2013 | Taylor Rose
    Says nation needs to figure out why Americans are different WASHINGTON – Rock showman, humanitarian and TV host Ted Nugent, who also is a columnist for WND, says he thinks America needs to start over because of the mess that Washington has made of the nation. He told reporters today in advance of Barack Obama’s State of the Union address that if he were giving the speech, he would say, “We need to start over and review the subjects that made us different than King George.” Nugent, who was invited to accompany Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, to the Obama speech,...
  • Obama: When War in Afghanistan Is Over, We Will Fight a War in Afghanistan

    02/13/2013 10:53:40 AM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    cns news ^ | 2/12/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night that he will end the war in Afghanistan by the end of next year, and that after that he will keep tens of thousands of American troops in Afghanistan to fight a war in Afghanistan. “And by the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over,” said Obama. For the period after 2014, he said, “We are negotiating an agreement with the Afghan government that focuses on two missions: training and equipping Afghan forces so that the country does not again...
  • The Real State Of The Union Is Bleak

    02/12/2013 10:16:00 AM PST · by blam · 17 replies
    TBI - Kunstler.com ^ | 2-12-2013 | James Kunster
    The Real State Of The Union Is Bleak James Kunstler, Kunstler.comFebruary 12, 2013, 8:56 AMThe fog of chatter about Federal Reserve money-printing shenanigans, currency wars, fiscal intransigence, exchange rates, and alphabetized rescue operations conceals the central reality of the historical moment: that all industrial economies now face epic contraction, even rip-roaring China in its absurd and spectacular bid to become the latest drive-in utopia. The so-called advanced nations of the world are all sliding toward something less than they wish to be, and the so-called developing nations will backslide further into poverty and anarchy where development will never happen. The...
  • Ron Paul Reacts to State of the Union Address

    02/13/2013 11:26:32 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 20 replies
    Stossel on FBN via Youtube ^ | 2/12/2013 | Eduardo89rp
    Former presidential candidate Ron Paul reacted to President Obama's SOTU address with John Stossel on Fox Business Network. Paul said in the speech, "certainly we didn't get any answers tonight" to the key issues facing the nation. "Everything on the surface looks like it's welfare-ism and warfare-ism. But I think underneath there's a smoldering desire that is growing by leaps and bounds that saying that a lot of people in this country have had enough of it..."
  • Ted Nugent slams State of the Union. Why did he rip GOP, too?

    02/13/2013 10:04:03 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 43 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | February 13, 2013 | Peter Grier
    Did you see shocker rocker/gun advocate Ted Nugent attending President Obama’s State of the Union address? At first reporters had a hard time finding him, but eventually the cameras discovered the Motor City Madman high in the House gallery, sitting quietly in the crowd, with his hat off, wearing non-camouflage clothing. He looked out of place, like a cowboy at a piano recital. He also looked bored. “My favorite part was when I couldn’t hear clearly,” said Mr. Nugent to reporters after the address. “Then, I didn’t get angry.” But Ted Nugent’s Excellent Washington Adventure was not an exercise in...
  • Marco Rubio Doesn't Have A SOTU "Drinking Problem"...

    02/13/2013 10:13:34 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-13-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Apparently Rubio taking a sip of water is a big deal. In fact the left is trying to call it a drinking problem.That's how you know they don't have the intellectual fortitude to respond to his response.
  • Marco Rubio's "water bottle-gate" moment

    02/13/2013 9:44:17 AM PST · by chessplayer · 36 replies
    In the official GOP rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., made a passionate case for the limited role of government in American society. But the gist of his message was lost on the Twittersphere about 11 minutes in, when the visibly overheated senator broke away for a quick sip of water.
  • Scarborough: 'Rubio Not Ready; Republicans Pushing Him Out There Making Big Mistake'

    02/13/2013 7:12:26 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "I'm going to get in trouble for saying this," said a prescient Joe Scarborough. Less than an hour after delivering a devastating take-down of the Obama economic record that surely pleased many conservatives, Scarborough made remarks about Marco Rubio that are bound to outrage many of the same folks. Commenting on Marco Rubio's response to the State of the Union, Scarborough declared that Rubio "is not ready to be President of the United States" and that "Republicans pushing him out there are making a big mistake." View the video here.
  • CNN Uses Instant Replay To Mock Rubio's 'Water Bottle-Gate Moment'

    02/13/2013 9:54:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    cns news ^ | 2/13/12 | Mike Ciandella
    CNN treated Marco Rubio reaching for a sip of water like he'd fumbled the ball away in the last seconds of the Super Bowl. "Social media is all about this," joked CNN's Chris Cuomo, as he reenacted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) reaching for a water bottle during the February 12 CNN commentary on President Obama's State of the Union address. CNN then cut to a video of Rubio drinking water during his response to the President's speech. The whole scene played out like commentary from a football game, complete with instant replay of the "blunder."
  • Ten Key Quotes From President Obama's State of the Union Address

    02/13/2013 1:57:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 13, 2013 | Guy Benson
    President Obama rehashed many familiar themes this evening, calling on Congress to act on a host of issues -- and vowing to take unilateral executive action if they fail to sufficiently address his priorities.  A few passages were newsworthy: Obama denounced the looming sequester cuts, voiced support for "modest" Medicare reforms, called for another stimulus, resurrected cap and trade, pushed comprehensive immigration reform, backed a national hike in the minimum wage, announced another major troop draw-down in Afghanistan, and insisted that Congress allow up-or-down votes on a series of gun control measures.  As is his habit, the president was not...
  • Three conservative justices absent themselves from SOTU

    02/13/2013 6:59:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/13/2013 | Rick Moran
    I'm sure it's happened before, but I can't recall any previous State of the Union speech where justices refused to attend based on disagreements with the president. From Politico: "The conservative wing of the U.S. Supreme Court was absent from President Obama's Tuesday State of the Union address. Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia declined to join their six other colleagues at the prime time address to Congress. During Obama's 2010 address, Alito was seen whispering the words "not true" during Obama's speech. Obama used his address to blast the court for their 2010 Citizens United case which...
  • Scalia: State of the Union "has turned into a childish spectacle"

    02/13/2013 7:59:45 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    <p>Scalia: State of the Union "has turned into a childish spectacle"</p> <p>WASHINGTON While his colleagues got ready to go to the Capitol, Justice Antonin Scalia sat on a stage across town and held forth about why, for the 16th consecutive year, he would not be joining them for the State of the Union.</p>
  • Obama’s Most Dishonest State of the Union Address

    02/13/2013 5:48:13 AM PST · by SJackson · 23 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 13, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    In 1986, at the closing session of the Communist Party shindig in the Karl Marx Theater in Havana, Castro had declared, “Let no one think that what I have here is a lengthy speech; it is the party’s program.” He then went on to speak for 7 hours and 10 minutes. Obama’s ridiculous 6600-word marathon is also not a lengthy speech; it is the party’s program. The professional flatterers and fawners in the media have long since given up describing the teleprompter-in-chief as a talented speaker. These days Obama gives speeches that not only sound like they were read from...
  • What are you doing instead of watching Dormer and Obama? (Vanity)

    02/12/2013 6:05:37 PM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 183 replies
    vanity | February 12, 2013 | ConservativeInPa
    I am waiting for my daughter to come home from her Civil Air Patrol meeting and I have a movie ready to go for the family this evening. It is a much better alternative than having the yell at the TV using language that is completely unacceptable. I am sure it would only take 30 seconds before I call Obama Amish if I start watching him.I previewed a movie that is on Netflix the other night. It seems like it will be a good one. A teenage boy that sails unassisted around the world back in the 60's. Low tech,...
  • Medal of Honor winner Clint Romesha declines State of the Union invite from Michelle Obama

    02/12/2013 5:36:57 PM PST · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 12, 2013 | Jessica Chasmar
    Just a day after receiving the Medal of Honor by the president of the United States, former Army staff sergeant Clinton Romesha has declined an invite by the first lady to be her guest at the State of the Union address Tuesday night. He said that after some soul searching he decided he’d rather spend the evening with friends from his former unit, his wife Tammy — with whom he celebrates a wedding anniversary Tuesday — and their families, CNN reports.
  • In tea party response, Paul will urge GOP to embrace immigrants, cut spending

    02/12/2013 12:56:37 PM PST · by xzins · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | 12 Feb 13 | Mark Preston
    <p>Washington (CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul will call on his fellow Republicans to be more welcoming of immigrants Tuesday night in a speech where he will also sharply criticize President Barack Obama and his congressional colleagues for failing to reduce the nation's debt.</p>
  • Democrats bringing illegals to State of the Union

    02/12/2013 2:01:56 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 31 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 2-12-2013 | Laura Byrne
    February 12, 2013 Democrats bringing illegals to State of the Union by Laura Byrne Illegal immigrants are rumored to be at the top of the guest list for the State of the Union tonight. One illegal immigrant is even reportedly being escorted by the First Lady herself.In addition to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Michelle Obama has invited 20-year-old Alan Aleman, an illegal immigrant from Nevada who hasn’t been deported because he came to the United States before he was 16 and is therefore protected under the Obama administration’s new deportation rules.And so far, four other Democrats have revealed they are...
  • Obama: State of the Union 2013 ideas won’t add deficit (Obama's the biggest liar in US History)

    02/12/2013 3:42:12 PM PST · by tobyhill · 8 replies
    politico ^ | 2/12/2013 | By JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    President Barack Obama will pledge that the new proposals in his State of the Union address Tuesday — aimed at boosting still-struggling middle class Americans — will not expand the deficit. “Nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime,” Obama will say, according to advance excerpts of the speech provided by the White House, which offered no details of the proposals. “It’s not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth.” The White House has previously said the speech will include new initiatives in manufacturing, infrastructure, education...
  • Anonymous threatens to take down State of the Union livestream (teleprompter hacked?)

    02/12/2013 3:44:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 48 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/12/13 | Devin Coldewey
    According to a threat posted on Anonymous information website Anon Relations.net, the loosely banded hacker collective will attempt to disrupt the State of the Union address Tuesday by preventing it from being broadcast online. **SNIP** The AnonRelations.net post cites a litany of offenses as motive for the threatened attack, from "tyrannical" legislation to the treatment of Internet heroes like Aaron Swartz and Bradley Manning. It goes on to state that hackers will "form a virtual blockade between Capitol Hill and the Internet," although onlookers may be skeptical of the group's ability to do this. A recent campaign against Israel during...
  • Ted Nugent: ‘I Will Remain Respectful’ at Obama Speech

    02/12/2013 3:55:19 PM PST · by llevrok · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 2/12/2013 | Siobhan Hughes
    Mr. Nugent, who said last year that Mr. Obama’s re-election would “destroy America,” was invited to the annual address to Congress by Rep. Steve Stockman (R., Texas), who said Mr. Nugent would have a lot to say after the speech. Mr. Nugent will be sharing the gallery with hundreds of other guests, including some two dozen people who have been shot or lost relatives to gun violence and are rooting for Mr. Obama to follow through on a gun-control agenda. “I will remain respectful in the decorum department, but I know what self-evident truths are and I know what the...
  • Since Every Speech Obama Gives Is About Him Let's Call The State Of The Union What It Really Is...

    02/12/2013 4:10:34 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-12-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Poll: Americans Don't Really Like the Job Obama's Doing [but they reelected him anyway]

    02/12/2013 5:28:54 PM PST · by grundle · 18 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | February 12, 2013 | Susan Jones
    When President Obama discusses the economy in his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, he will be dealing with an area in which the American public gives him relatively low performance ratings. The same thing applies to immigration, energy policy, guns, and taxes. On all of those issues, more Americans disapprove than approve of the job Obama is doing, according to a new Gallup Poll. Gallup found that President Obama is heading into his fourth State of the Union address Tuesday night with an overall job approval rating of around 50 percent. But in eight of the nine specific...
  • Will Rand Paul force Marco Rubio to toughen his response to Obama's address?

    02/12/2013 7:17:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    CS Monitor ^ | 02/13/2013 | By Liz Marlantes
    Sen. Rand Paul will be delivering the 'tea party' response to Obama's state of the union address. He could overshadow the official Republican response, given by Sen. Marco Rubio. On ABC's "This Week," GOP strategist Nicolle Wallace revealed Sunday that Sen. Marco Rubio (R) of Florida – who will deliver the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address – has scrapped his original draft in favor of a more aggressive approach. According to Ms. Wallace, Senator Rubio's decision to rewrite his remarks was spurred by the tone of Mr. Obama's inaugural address, which many Republicans saw...
  • Live Thread: State of the Union 2013 Speeches by Obama, Rubio, Paul - Tea Party 9:00 P.M. EST

    02/12/2013 3:44:56 PM PST · by kristinn · 613 replies
    Live video via C-SPAN ^ | Tuesday, Feburary 12, 2013
    Barack Obama speaks at 9 p.m. EST. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) gives the GOP response after Obama speaks. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) gives the Tea Party Express response around 10 p.m.Sen. Paul's speech can be seen live on the Tea Party Express website.
  • Ted Nugent to be guest at State of the Union

    02/11/2013 12:01:31 PM PST · by GVnana · 72 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2/11/2013 | Stephen Dinan
    <p>While other members of Congress are hosting gun-control advocates for Tuesday's State of the Union address, Rep. Steve Stockman has given one of his visitor's gallery tickets to Ted Nugent, the conservative gun-rights supporter.</p> <p>"I am excited to have a patriot like Ted Nugent joining me in the House Chamber to hear from President Obama," Mr. Stockman said in a statement announcing the choice. "After the address I'm sure Ted will have plenty to say."</p>