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  • SAD! John Kasich gets schooled on ‘hate speech’ by … Joe Biden?

    10/18/2017 4:18:04 AM PDT · by kevcol · 16 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 17, 2017 | Sarah D
    Biden on campus left wing politics: “liberals have a short memory … we hurt ourselves badly when we don’t allow speech to take place” . . Biden: “You should be able to listen to another point of view, as virulent as it may be, and reject it or expose it.” . . Kasich said if he were a university president he wouldn’t “let one of these hate speech speakers come”
  • Longtime foes on foreign policy, McCain and Biden form alliance against Trumpism

    10/17/2017 3:17:24 PM PDT · by Innovative · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 17, 2017 | Paul Kane
    On Monday night, in the cradle of liberty, those disputes disappeared as Biden presented the Liberty Medal to McCain at the National Constitution Center, a nonprofit organization that touts bipartisanship and sits across the street from Independence Hall. Another reality has also brought them together: President Trump, whose global outlook has helped crystallize just how closely aligned these two elder statesmen really are. “We believed in our country, and in our country’s indispensability to international peace and stability and to the progress of humanity,” McCain said, growing unusually emotional at times during the address.
  • Biden calls Trump's conduct "absolutely bizarre"

    10/17/2017 2:05:00 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | October 17, 2017 | By EMILY TILLETT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Trump on a range of issues and suggested that he has behaved in a way that's "dangerous." "We have a president who does not understand governance, forgets his policies -- he doesn't understand how the government functions," he said at an event with Ohio Governor John Kasich at the University of Delaware He added, "This breaking down of international and national norms is the glue that holds the entire world order together and holds together our system, that is what is being attacked now and that what's most dangerous." Biden said that the...
  • John McCain: Current 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' foreign policy is 'unpatriotic'

    10/16/2017 7:33:19 PM PDT · by kevcol · 101 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Oct 16, 2017 | Diana Stancy Correll
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., criticized "half-baked, spurious nationalism" as he accepted the National Constitution Center Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Monday night for his lifetime of sacrifice and service to the nation. . . . Former Vice President Joe Biden honored McCain by speaking at the event and shared that not only were the two of them close, but their families were close as well. "I can think of no better description for the man we're honoring tonight," Biden said, praising McCain's "courage and loyalty."
  • Pence, Biden going to bat for candidates in Virginia gubernatorial race

    10/14/2017 2:20:45 PM PDT · by leaymane · 27 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/13/17 | Seth McLaughlin
    Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam and his Republican rival Ed Gillespie are pulling out a couple of the big guns Saturday, as they look to energize their respective coalitions less than a month out from Election Day. Mr. Northam plans to spend the morning campaigning with former Vice President Joseph R. Biden in Northern Virginia, and Mr. Gillespie is set to appear at an evening rally with Vice President Mike Pence in Southwest Virginia. The race is tight, according to polls, which has shown Mr. Northam, the state’s lieutenant governor, with a fairly consistent lead, riding strong support from voters...
  • Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton in GOLF

    10/14/2017 10:15:11 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 1 replies
    President Barack Obama is playing a round of golf, but gets interrupted by Donald Trump who arrives at his Trump golf course in order to play a 6 hole game of golf against Hillary Clinton to determine who will be the next president of the United States of America.
  • Joe Biden: Harvey Weinstein Has Not Suffered Enough

    10/13/2017 12:00:21 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 45 replies
    Harvey Weinstein has not suffered enough, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaking publicly about the growing number of women claiming to have been sexually harassed or assaulted by the mega Hollywood producer and big Dem donor. RelatedShowtime Will Not Proceed With 'Guantanamo' Series If The Weinstein Company Is Involved “It is my hope there are more consequences. It is my hope the statute hasn’t run on some [allegations], because this man deserves more than losing his company,” Biden told a crowd at Rutgers University on Thursday. The previous night, Biden had made his first public remarks about Weinstein at the...
  • Geriatric Squad Off to Big Lead in Early 2020 Democrat Poll

    09/14/2017 9:27:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | September 13, 2017 | Keith Koffler
    Bernie Sanders leads the pack of potential Democratic 2020 candidates with 28 percent of the vote, followed by Joe Biden with 17 percent and Elizabeth Warren at 12 percent, according to a new poll by Zogby. Between the three of them, they have 57 percent of the vote. Their average age on Inauguration Day 2021 would be nearly 76 years old. Okay, Trump’s no spring chicken either, he’d be 74. But so much for the Democrats injecting new blood into their leadership, at least for now. Of course, the poll shows several potentially attractive – to leftists anyway – but...
  • #2020Vision: Dems' two 'Medicare for all' choices; Biden's quiet moves; Franken blocks Trump pick

    09/08/2017 2:24:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | September 8, 2017 | Eric Bradner
    Next week, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce his long-awaited single-payer health care bill with a cadre of the Democratic 2020 prospects expected to sign on as co-sponsors. Not long afterward, Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, another potential 2020 candidate, will propose an alternative: Allowing individuals and businesses to buy into Medicare. Both ideas have, at times, been labeled "Medicare for all." But their differences also offer a glimpse at what's likely to be a defining debate within the Democratic Party in its next nominating contest: A full shift to a government health insurance system versus a partial step away from...
  • Joe Biden: Gird Your Loins

    08/30/2017 8:06:32 PM PDT · by kevin_in_so_cal · 33 replies ^ | 10/21/2008 | Juliet Lapidos
    Why can't I find a supporting video of "Uncle Joe" telling us to "Gird Our Loins?" Is "loins" now censored? Trying to research this and hit a brick wall. Thanks to anyone that can reply and help.
  • Biden says Trump 'emboldened white supremacists'

    08/27/2017 11:07:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2017 11:03 AM EDT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has leveled harsh words at President Donald Trump for placing blame on “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a commentary published Sunday in The Atlantic, Biden wrote: “Today we have an American president who has publicly proclaimed a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and Klansmen and those who would oppose their venom and hate.” He said Trump has “emboldened white supremacists with messages of comfort and support.” …
  • Biden criticizes Trump's 'many sides' remarks: 'There is only one side

    08/13/2017 6:00:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies ^ | 8/12/2017 | Jacqueline Thomsen
    Former Vice President took aim at President Trump’s comments that “many sides” led to violence at a white supremacist rally Saturday. “There is only one side. #charlottesville,” Biden tweeted. There is only one side. #charlottesville — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 12, 2017 Trump had refused to single out the white supremacists who held the rally in Charlottesville, Va. in his condemnation of the violence there. A car struck a crowd of counter-protestors at the rally, leaving one dead. Two others were killed during the protests after a helicopter crashed. Those victims were Virginia State Police Department officers who were in...
  • KING: To defeat Trump, Dems need a primary cast for the ages

    08/03/2017 6:21:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | August 2, 2017 | Shaun King
    The United States won't officially elect its next President until 2020. Between now and then, we should all be focused on local elections, essential congressional races, and pushing for meaningful reforms addressing voting rights and criminal justice every chance we get. I'm all about that. However, here's what I know — the next presidential race has already started. Donald Trump has already begun political fundraising and potential opponents, including some from within his own party, are already having private discussions on what it would look like to beat Trump. This next campaign will be the longest, most expensive campaign in...
  • Two retired politicians reportedly helped talk John McCain into opposing 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

    07/31/2017 8:18:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 29, 2017 | Daniel Chaitin
    Sen. John McCain was one of three Republicans who helped shoot down the "skinny" repeal of Obamacare early Friday morning, and two retired D.C. politicians reportedly helped talk him into the "no" vote. Former Vice President Joe Biden and former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., both pressed McCain to oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's efforts to advance a plan that ultimately aimed to repeal and replace portions of Obamacare, according to a Washington Post report.....
  • Joe Biden still wants to be president. Can his family endure one last campaign?

    07/30/2017 7:13:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 46 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/30/17 | Roxanne Roberts
    The new house is on the edge of Cape Henlopen State Park, just north of the boardwalk: three stories, six bedrooms, three fireplaces and an expansive view of the Atlantic Ocean. The new owners are Joe and Jill Biden, rich for the first time in their lives, thanks to a three-book publishing deal - two by him, one by her - that allowed them to purchase the $2 million vacation home in this beachiest of beach towns. Red, white and blue bunting hangs from the second-floor balcony. There's a small wooden sign, "A Promise Kept," over the entrance, and two...
  • Biden lobbied McCain on healthcare vote: report

    07/29/2017 9:40:07 PM PDT · by libh8er · 30 replies
    The Hil ^ | 7.29.2017 | Brooke Seipel
    Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly called Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ahead of Friday's vote on Senate Republicans' healthcare bill, asking that he oppose the legislation. According to a report by The Washington Post, McCain was called by both Biden and former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) ahead of the vote, both pleading with McCain to oppose the "skinny' repeal. Lieberman supported voting for ObamaCare while a senator, and reportedly explained that continued support to McCain during his call.
  • Biden deflects questions about 2020 run at OZY Fest

    07/23/2017 1:16:27 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 22, 2017 | John Bowden
    Former Vice President Joe Biden deflected questions from Katie Couric about his 2020 ambitions at OZY Fest on Saturday, saying his current focus is working toward electing a Democratic Congress in 2018. Biden introduced his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, who was one of several speakers at the event Saturday in New York City. Biden was later spotted in the audience, watching while his wife Dr. Jill Biden was interviewed by Katie Couric.
  • Mystery solved? Timeline shows how Russian lawyer got into US for Trump Jr. meeting

    07/14/2017 8:50:36 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 14, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    The Russian attorney whose campaign-season meeting with Donald Trump Jr. has caused headaches for the White House was cleared to enter the U.S. at the time of the visit by the Obama State Department, officials confirmed to Fox News late Thursday. A brief timeline released overnight helps to resolve questions over how Natalia Veselnitskaya even had legal permission to be in the U.S. And it also shows multiple Obama agencies were involved on multiple occasions in granting access to the lawyer after she was initially denied a visa. According to the timeline released by the Department of Homeland Security, the...
  • Joe Biden Should Announce Right Now That He’s Running in 2020

    06/27/2017 7:36:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 27, 2017 | Mark McKinnon
    Joe Biden should announce he’s running for president in 2020. Right now. Democrats need a singular voice representing the party. And as we saw in the recent Georgia special congressional election, that voice should not be Nancy Pelosi. Cut the coy. Cut the Mario Cuomo routine. Just throw down Joe. You know you want to. If you announce now, the next two years become a debate between you and Donald Trump. You become the shadow president. You’ve earned it. You deserve it. You regret you didn’t run last time. Because you’d probably be president right now. Beating Hillary in the...
  • Joe Biden to LGBT gala: 'Hold President Trump accountable'

    06/21/2017 9:59:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 21, 2017 11:07 PM EDT | Steve Peoples
    Former Vice President Joe Biden, warning of transgender Americans “under attack” in Republican-led states, on Wednesday challenged the nation’s LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump’s administration. “Hold President Trump accountable for his pledge to be your friend,” Biden declared at a private LGBT gala hosted by the Democratic National Committee in New York. “Just because you don’t have Barack and me in the White House doesn’t mean it’s time to give up, keep quiet, stay on the sidelines.” Trump vowed to protect the LGBT community during his campaign, but critics say he hasn’t kept his word since...