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  • Montana's Governor Schweitzer(D): "Romney’s father from ‘polygamy commune’ in Mexico"

    04/21/2012 4:44:33 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 360 replies
    Helena Independent Record ^ | 4.21.12 | Mike Dennison
    .Gov. Brian Schweitzer, talking Friday to a national news website, said Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might shy from talking about his family’s Mexican roots because they came from a “polygamy commune” in Mexico. Schweitzer made the remark in an interview with The Daily Beast, a news and opinion website, after being asked whether Montana might be a swing state during this year’s 2012 election. According to The Daily Beast, Schweitzer said Montana likely would vote for Romney, but that Romney, a Mormon, might have trouble nationally because his father, George Romney, was “born on a polygamy commune in Mexico.”...
  • Angry O-Obama yells back at hecklers.

    10/31/2010 12:17:03 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Deccan Chronicle ^ | 10-31-10 | Deccan Chronicle
    Connecticut: A famously cool President Barack Obama lost his temper in Connecticut on Saturday after hecklers interrupted his speech at a rally. According to the Daily Mail, astonished attendees saw a visibly angry and frustrated Obama jabbing his fingers at protesters at the Bridgeport rally. “Let me just say this. You've been appearing at every rally we've been doing. We're funding global Aids. And the other (Republican) side is not. So, I don''t know why you think this is a useful strategy to take,” he said while jabbing his finger angrily in the direction of the hecklers.
  • Want to find Eric Bolling quote. Can you help?

    10/29/2010 10:28:09 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 8 replies
    Hey, yesterday morning, Oct.28 2010, at the end of the program, Eric Bolling had a segment where he exposed the expense accounts of the congress critters. He stated that they may spend, ANYWAY THEY WANT TO from $1.4 million to $4 million A PIECE!!! I cannot find proof of this anywhere. I deleted the show, and I can not find mention of this or video of Bolling saying this, ANYWHERE! I want to publisize this. Can anyone help me? Thanks so much.
  • Hubris? Gibson asks hard questions to VP Candidate, not POTUS candidate.

    09/11/2008 7:00:49 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 49 replies · 166+ views
    youtube/abc ^ | 9-11-2008 | tuckrdout
    Charlie Gibson, of ABC news, threw all kinds of foreign policy questions at Gov. Palin, who is running for Vice President. Well, compare that to how he questioned Sen. Obama, who is running for President. Watch this, and see who even the media realises can handle hard situations and questions! Gibson never asks Obama one hard question. No foreign policy questions. He asks Obama such things as when he "flipped" from being a drug using kid, to serious student. And when he "knew" that Michelle was "it".
  • Could Obama pick Montana Governor?

    08/22/2008 4:29:20 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 8 replies · 286+ views
    Helena Independent Record ^ | 8-22-08 | tuckrdout
    Obama in Billings Wednesday Presidential candidate Barack Obama will be in Billings next Wednesday on his way to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, state Democratic Party officials confirmed Thursday. The trip will mark Obama’s fifth trip to the state during the campaign this year, an unprecedented amount of attention for a state with less than a million people and only three electoral votes. Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain has not yet visited the state. Art Noonan, executive director of the Montana Democratic Party, said no details of Obama’s Montana visit are yet available. He said he didn’t know if...
  • Government wants all children to have mandatory mental-health screening.

    11/16/2004 2:23:41 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 27 replies · 874+ views ^ | 11.16.04 | tckrdout
    Tell Congress "NO Money For Mental Health Screening Of Kids!" (actual title) As many of you know—Dr. Laura doesn't lose any sleep over the little disagreements people have with each other. But when it comes to things that are harmful to children—Dr. Laura doesn't play around. So Dr. Laura asks each and every one of you to step up because it’s time for us take on the President of the United States! Did you know there is a presidential initiative called The “New Freedom Commission on Mental Health” and they have issued a report recommending forced mental health screening for...
  • Church sued by Homosexuals, now vandalized.

    11/05/2004 7:35:52 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 22 replies · 1,251+ views
    Helena IR ^ | 11.5.04 | tuckrdout
    Area church target of vandals By CAROLYNN BRIGHT - IR Staff Writer - 11/03/04 Rev. B.G. Stumberg doesn't think that gay and lesbian marriages should be recognized by law and he emphasizes that, in a free country, it's his right to hold that belief. However, since he shared his opinions on CI-96 with the media recently, he's learned that not everyone agrees with that philosophy — and his parish at the Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church paid the price for that. On Tuesday, Stumberg arrived at the church to find that vandals had spray-painted several phrases on the walls of...
  • Need photo of Kerry

    07/29/2004 10:23:26 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 17 replies · 708+ views
    Vanity | 7.28.04 | tuckrdout
    HELP! I am sending out a truth alert to everyone on my email list, to counter Kerry's embracing of his Vietnam Veteran status. I need photos of him from the protest days, with his fist raised in the air, as well as a modern one, with his fist raised in the air. He spent far more time protesting the military, than he did in serving it, and I think that fact is very important to point out. Thanks
  • Congressmen crown,"humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord.." in Senate office building

    06/21/2004 12:09:26 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 55 replies · 1,438+ views
    Dressed in a floor-length cape, the Rev. Sun Myung Moon was dubbed the king of peace at a coronation ceremony in the Dirksen Senate Office Building attended by several members of Congress. Moon is the founder of the Unification Church – currently known as The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. According to columnist Bill Berkowitz, on March 23 Moon presided over the event during which he presented the "Crown of Peace" award to a number of honored guests. Several U.S. members of Congress – Democrats Sen. Mark Dayton of Minnesota, Rep. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Rep. Sanford...
  • Gay Group: Church broke law!

    05/27/2004 6:36:54 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 53 replies · 326+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | 5.27.04 | tckrdout
    Gay rights group: Church broke law By ALLISON FARRELL Gazette State Bureau HELENA - Gay rights advocates filed a complaint with the Commissioner of Political Practices against the Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church Wednesday, saying the church inappropriately held an event to support a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage. Montanans for Families and Fairness, a coalition that includes InterMountain Planned Parenthood, PRIDE and the Montana Human Rights Network, said in the complaint that the church failed to report to the state commissioner it used its "in-kind" resources to support the proposed constitutional ban. Petitions supporting the proposed constitutional ban...
  • Immigrants swarm Carl Rove's home, pound on windows, demand support for DREAM act.

    03/29/2004 12:48:26 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 85 replies · 1,710+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3.29.04 | tuckrdout
    WASHINGTON, March 28 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Hundreds of grassroots leaders representing National People's Action (NPA) are paying a visit to the home of President Bush (news - web sites)'s Senior Policy Advisor Karl Rove on Sunday, March 28, because he refused to meet with them to discuss the rights of immigrant youth. NPA and immigrant rights' leaders want the White House to support the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act). It would grant access to instate tuition for children of immigrants whose families have been in the county at least five years and paid taxes for...
  • Democrat Ed Koch voting for BUSH!

    02/10/2004 7:27:54 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 23 replies · 143+ views ^ | 2.10.04 | tuckrdout
    BILL O'REILLY, HOST: In the "Personal story" segment tonight, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (search) has been a Democrat for more than 50 years, but he says next fall he'll be voting for President Bush. The mayor joins us now. I was surprised to hear that. ED KOCH, FMR. NEW YORK CITY MAYOR: Well, I think most people are. O'REILLY: Yes. KOCH: And I came to that conclusion about a year or so ago. And it is basically because all of the Democratic contenders seeking to run for president, with the exception of Joe Lieberman (search) who doesn't...
  • Is this the kind of country you want? A letter to my Republican friend. ---(hurl alert)

    12/01/2003 12:32:13 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 75 replies · 399+ views
    The Crisis Papers ^ | 12.1.03 | tuckrdout
    Is This the Kind of Country That You Want? A Letter to a Republican Friend By Ernest Partridge Co-Editor, The Crisis Papers October 14, 2003 Note: While I have many Republican friends, none are named “Whitney.” This letter is for all my Republican friends in general, and none in particular. It is also for all Republicans with whom I am not personally acquainted, who are willing to pause and reflect upon the condition of their party and their country, and then upon their consequent duty as citizens of the United States. Dear Whitney, At no time in my memory, or...
  • Questions about Michael Schiavo

    10/25/2003 9:35:20 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 41 replies · 1,108+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10.25.03 | tuckrdout
    <p>PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - (KRT) - Michael Schiavo is in hiding, concerned over threats to his life, his attorney said Thursday. Yet the attorney for the parents of Schiavo's wife, Terri, the brain-damaged woman at the center of a contentious end-of-life case, says Michael Schiavo was seen shopping at an upscale Tampa mall in recent days.</p> <p>As an advocacy agency continued its state investigation of Terri Schiavo's case Thursday and her parents resumed their vigil outside the hospice near St. Petersburg where she was receiving nutrition through a feeding tube, questions multiplied about Michael Schiavo's role and motivations.</p>
  • Teen Feeds neighbor's 15 year old cat to gator!

    05/17/2003 9:17:24 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 208 replies · 993+ views ^ | 5.17.03 | tuckrdout
    "A teenage boy who fed a neighbor’s pet cat to an alligator Thursday told investigators he just wanted to see what the gator would do, Cape Coral police reported. Andrew J. Castor, 14, of 1432 S.E. 24th Ave. was arrested on charges of felony cruelty to animals, feeding a gator and the theft of the cat. The state attorney's office hadn't decided what charges to pursue Friday or whether Castor would be tried as an adult, said spokeswoman Chere Avery. According to police, Castor stole the 12-year-old cat from a chair in the neighbor’s front yard Thursday afternoon, slipped it...

    05/09/2003 6:38:43 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 34 replies · 810+ views ^ | 5.9.03 | tuckrdout
    The editorial in the current edition of “Al-Fateh” (The Conqueror), the Hamas monthly children’s magazine, again uses malicious messages against “the Americans, the Jews and the English.” The average age of this magazine’s reader base -- judging from the pictures, illustrations and short stories it contains – is estimated at about 10 years. It continuously publishes editorials which although not long, are embellished with hateful words against “the enemies of the Arab and Muslim nation.” Although the war in Iraq provided harsh pictures, including harm against civilians and residences, the editorial writer goes one step further, stating that “the enemies...
  • Children held at Guantanamo Bay

    04/24/2003 12:16:54 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 153 replies · 338+ views
    Guardian, UK ^ | 4.24.2003 | tuckrdout
    Children held at Guantanamo Bay Oliver Burkeman in Washington Thursday April 24, 2003 The Guardian Children younger than 16 are being held as "enemy combatants" in the American detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, the US military admitted yesterday, a practice human rights groups condemned as repugnant and illegal. Three boys aged between 13 and 15 are among about 660 inmates at the controversial camp, a US military official told the Guardian, on condition of anonymity. The official would not disclose their nationalities but said they had been brought from Afghanistan this year on suspicion of terrorism. As soon as their...
  • Another fomer human Shield and Bush hater has mind changed-- by Iraqis!

    04/02/2003 10:28:01 AM PST · by tuckrdout · 11 replies · 189+ views
    Chuck Coulson's Breakpoint ^ | 4.2.03 | tuckrdout
    "I have to wonder: Why did it take a trip halfway around the world to teach people this truth? Anyone in America or Europe can pick up a newspaper and read stories of government-sponsored torture and murder in Iraq. But as Pepper points out, the fashionable view is that, while Saddam isn't the nicest guy, the American and British governments are the true villains. That is the mindset at work in Michael Moore and other protesters, like those carrying signs comparing Bush to Hitler—and even, in a few cases, those who assault people in the name of "peace." As Daniel...
  • The Last verse of the National Anthem

    03/19/2003 5:50:09 AM PST · by tuckrdout · 27 replies · 886+ views
    Francis Scott Key | 3.19.03 | tuckrdout
    "Oh, thus be it ever when free men shall stand, between their loved homes, and the war's desolation! Blest with victr'y and peace may the heav'n rescued land praise the pow'r that hath made and preserved us a nation! Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just, And this be our motto,"In God is our trust" And the Star Spangled Banner In Triumph shall wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!"
  • Question to all..

    03/04/2003 1:05:56 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 12 replies · 197+ views
    C-span | 3.4.03 | tuckrdout
    Just watching the Senate, when the Senior Senator from New York stood to participate in the filabuster of Judicial nominee, Miguel Estrada. Schumer produced a large blue board, which contained a quote. The quote was attributed to the "Legal Times, April 2002"; yet the quote was presented in a way which made it seem as if the White House had spoken the words. I would like to know if any of the brilliant political minds here would be able to tell me where the quote came from. Who actually said these words: "President George W. Bush's Judicial nominees received some...
  • On the Today Show, Clinton says Bush would have pardoned Rich!

    02/11/2003 4:54:37 AM PST · by tuckrdout · 96 replies · 259+ views
    NBC Today Show
    This morning, Feb.11, 2003, as a guest on the Morning talk show, former President Clinton expressed "regret" for Pardoning billionaire financier Marc Rich; saying that if he had it to do all over again, "I would have let the Bush administration do it." Narrowing his glance, Clinton goes on to say, "Cheney's cheif of staff was Rich's main lawyer, so I should have let them do it!" Clinton, unempeded by any interruption from interviewer Katie Couric, goes on to complain about the Justice department investigation into his pardons, saying that if Bush pardoned Rich, there would be no investigation, and...
  • Michael Jackson almost drops baby out window!

    11/19/2002 9:29:35 AM PST · by tuckrdout · 10 replies · 373+ views
    Foxnews | 11.19.02 | Tuckrdout
    Fox just showed a clip of Jackson really losing his grip, on reality and his baby, in Germany: REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
  • What do the liberals want? Conflicting messages from the left.

    10/27/2002 12:01:30 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 8 replies · 242+ views
    Yahoo! News and Guardian UK ^ | 10.27.02 | tuckrdout
    What do these liberals want? With one side of their mouths they are crying out that War with Iraq is an "ugly, unnecessary fight. Most of the world is saying 'no' to it" ....and out of the other side, they say that Bush knew of Al-Qaeda's plans and did nothing to stop it! What do they actually believe? What do they think Bush should have done to stop the 9-11 tragedy? They complain of everything he does to prevent another, worse scenario! Which do they want him to do---save American lives, or allow them to be incinerated by a nuclear...
  • "Today Show" gives McBride free advertising spot!

    10/21/2002 6:54:16 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 4 replies · 331+ views
    10.21.02 | tuckrdout
    At 8:30 am EDT, I watched a long political ad, produced by the Today show, for Mr. McBride, the democratic candidate for Governor in Florida! Every word favorable, and wonderful. He is the greatest, smartest guy! Not even a hint at anything other than wonderful! But, they were sure to include as many veiled insults against Jeb Bush as possible! The show had an interview with Bush on last week. Of course that piece tried to paint Bush in as much as an unfavorable light as it could, without being obviously biased. It focused on how hard it is for...
  • Jesse Jackson, you are not on anyone's team!

    10/20/2002 11:39:52 PM PDT · by tuckrdout · 19 replies · 8+ views
    online Athens ^ | 10.20.02 | tuckrdout
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson didn't use the harsh words of Harry Belafonte to describe U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell when he spoke in Athens Sunday, but he told his audience to be clear on one thing about Powell. ''He's not on our team,''Jackson told a packed house at Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which celebrated its 110th anniversary Sunday. ''If he wins, Trent Lott wins. We're not on that team. If he wins, we lose. If he wins, poor folks lose.''/
  • Caption anyone?

    10/17/2002 11:31:34 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 25 replies · 258+ views
    AP Photo/Andrew Medichini | 10.17.02 | tuckrdout
    A camel waits as its owner, not seen, waits for tourists on the Mount of Olives view point overlooking Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002. From the start of the fighting through the end of 2002, Israel's hotels will have lost 1.9 billion shekels (US$400 million) worth of business, the Israel Hotels Association projects. Millions of foreign visitors have stayed away, about 60,000 industry workers have lost their jobs and more than 50 hotels have closed. Top left in background is the Dome of the Rock mosque, part of the the compound known to the Muslims as Haram...
  • Woody Harrelson says he is tired of "American lies"

    10/17/2002 6:33:34 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 11 replies · 245+ views
    Guardian Unlimited UK ^ | 10.17.02 | tuckrdout
    The fact is that Saddam Hussein was our boy. The CIA helped him to power, as they did the Shah of Iran and Noriega and Marcos and the Taliban and countless other brutal tyrants. The fact is that George Bush Sr continued to supply nerve gas and technology to Saddam even after he used it on Iran and then the Kurds in Iraq. While the Amnesty International report listing countless Saddam atrocities, including gassing and torturing Kurds, was sitting on his desk, Bush Sr pushed through a $2bn "agricultural" loan and Thatcher gave hundreds of millions in export credit to...
  • Miss America told not to discuss abstinence.

    10/09/2002 11:22:00 AM PDT · by tuckrdout · 30 replies · 324+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 9.09.02 | tuckrdout
    Miss Harold said abstinence education is an important component of youth-violence prevention because violence is directly related to sexual permissiveness and promiscuity. "I think that if a young person is engaged in a promiscuous lifestyle, it makes them vulnerable to other risk factors, so I definitely see a tie-in there," she said. "Many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them, and they become very promiscuous. When they're called a whore, when they're called a slut, they think, 'That's what I want to be,' and so they engage in a pattern of self-destruction that can be very detrimental...