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  • Jobless give area Congresswomen an earful in Inglewood (tells Tea Party to got to hell)

    08/21/2011 7:39:58 AM PDT · by reagandemocrat · 51 replies
    aily Breeze ^ | August 21, 2011 | Josh Grossberg Staff Writer
    Still, she saved her sharpest barb for conservatives, especially the populist Tea Party, which helped Republicans take control of the House of Representatives in the November elections. Waters blamed the group for making things worse for working people. "As far as I'm concerned, the Tea Party can go straight to hell," she said. "And I'm gonna tell them how to get there
  • Maxine Waters: 'The tea party can go straight to hell'

    08/21/2011 9:46:11 AM PDT · by matthewreporter · 59 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/21/2011 | Jeff Poor
    So much for dialing back the rhetoric, right? On Saturday in Inglewood, Calif., California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters had some harsh words for the tea party. “I’m not afraid of anybody,” Waters told constituents in footage that appeared on ABC affiliate KCAL in Los Angeles. “This is a tough game. You can’t be intimidated. You can’t be frightened. And as far as I’m concerned — the tea party can go straight to hell.”
  • Rep. Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell'

    08/21/2011 12:13:25 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 113 replies
    LATimes ^ | August 21, 2011
    Rep. Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell' August 20, 2011 Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) came out swinging against Republicans in Congress on Saturday as she addressed the unemployed during a forum in Inglewood. The event occurred a day after new statistics were released showing that California's jobless rate last month went up to 12%, from 11.8%. California now has the second-highest rate of unemployment in the nation, trailing only Nevada at 12.9%, and its jobless rate is well above the U.S. average of 9.1%. Waters vowed to push Congress to focus on creating more jobs....
  • Politico Stands Behind Its “Biden Terrorist” Story

    08/19/2011 5:10:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | Aug 19th 2011 | Ron Futrell
    Oh…if you didn’t think this was an interesting story before, you can certainly see it now.Two weeks ago Politico reported that vice president Joe Biden said tea party Republicans “acted like terrorists” in the debt talks. Since then, the activist old media has been relatively silent on the story.This is a big ‘effing deal.This White House, that preached civility, has shown it can be brutal and viscous towards average citizens. President Obama has called Republicans his “enemies” and suggested his supporters take guns to a knife fight. Representatives of the administration have suggested they “destroy” and “kill” Mitt Romney and...
  • Union Thugs? No Kidding

    08/18/2011 11:34:36 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 27 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 17 Aug 2011 | Editorial
    Unions: An Ohio contractor was wounded by gunfire Wednesday by a shadowy man vandalizing his SUV with union threats. Where's Washington's outrage at such lawlessness? Had King Electrical Services owner John King been shot by, say, a Tea Partyer, there'd be no end to the public pontificating from Washington's politicians and media commentators about their rhetoric or protests inciting violence. It's quite a different story for the Lambertville, Mich., contractor who woke up in the dead of night a week ago found a silhouetted figure on his driveway spraying "SCAB" on the side of his vehicle. The figure fired a...
  • Ohio Business Owner Shot For Being Non-Union, Police Investigating

    08/16/2011 6:52:44 PM PDT · by Minus_The_Bear · 95 replies
    With around 25 employees, John King owns one of the largest non-union electrical contracting businesses in the Toledo, Ohio area. As a non-union contractor, his business happens to be doing well at a time when unions in the construction industry are suffering. This, it seems, has made the usual animosity unions have for him even greater, making him a prime target of union thugs. So much so, that one of them tried to kill him last week at his home. John King didn’t plan on being an enemy of unions. In fact, he says all he’s ever wanted to...
  • Union Rep Declares “Open Season” on “Managers and Scabs”

    08/16/2011 6:26:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8/16/11 | MRC TV
    As the CWA picketing of Verizon continues it seems some of the union leadership is becoming more and more unhinged. Apparently one member of the union leadership went so far as to instruct his members, by way of publicly accessible telephone hotline, that it is now “open season” on “managers and scabs”. The thug went on to say that union members should “follow them” and “torture them, torture them with chants and noise”. (h/t Moon Bat Tracker) Th
  • The Summer of Love? Fear and Loathing in the Heartland

    08/08/2011 12:20:25 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 9 replies · 3+ views
    The Chicago Daily Observer ^ | August 8, 2011 | Daniel J. Kelley
    Given the fact that so many Illinois residents visit the State Fairgrounds in West Allis, one would think that a riot on the opening night of the fair in which a gang of youths, estimated to be composed of one hundred or more young black males, terrorized fairgoers along the carnival midway and outside of the fair gates would be newsworthy, but you would be mistaken. Searching through the two major Chicago newspapers, the story appeared to have either gone unreported or it was buried. What makes this media blackout more suspect is the fact that the Chicago media has...
  • Tea Party, terrorists, pedophiles -- & the new civility

    08/08/2011 12:50:29 PM PDT · by SmithL · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/8/11 | Debra J. Saunders, Token Conservative
    Last week, Jonah Goldberg wrote a fine rant against liberals who call for more civility one moment, then compare the Tea Party to -- well, not Nazis, now they compare the right to terrorists. Tom Friedman -- who knows a bit about Hezbollah -- calls the tea partiers the "Hezbollah faction" of the GOP bent on taking the country on a "suicide mission." All over the place, conservative Republicans are "hostage takers" and "terrorists," "terrorists" and "traitors." They want to "end life as we know it on this planet," says Nancy Pelosi. They are betraying the Founders, too. Chris Matthews...
  • (WI) Scare at State Fair: witnesses describe mobs, including some claiming racially-charged attacks

    08/05/2011 5:12:57 AM PDT · by sbMKE · 256 replies
    WTMJ-4 Milwaukee ^ | 8/3/2011 | By Jay Sorgi and the WTMJ News Team
    WEST ALLIS - Witnesses tell Newsradio 620 WTMJ and TODAY'S TMJ4 of a mob of young people attacking innocent fair-goers at the end of the opening night of State Fair, with some callers claiming a racially-charged scene. Milwaukee Police confirmed there were assaults outside the fair. Witnesses' accounts claim everything from dozens to hundreds of young black people beating white people as they left State Fair Thursday night. "It looked like they were just going after white guys, white people," said Norb Roffers of Wind Lake in an interview with Newsradio 620 WTMJ. He left the State Fair Entrance near...
  • Giffords, the debt ceiling, and left-wing hypocrisy

    08/04/2011 2:36:53 PM PDT · by tysonbam · 16 replies
    The Battalion ^ | 08.04.2011 | Taylor Wolken
    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords returned to Washington, D.C. Monday, seven months after her tragic attack to cast her vote in favor of raising the debt ceiling. Her timing couldn't be better to unveil the absolutely relentless hypocrisy of left-wing media and politics. The vicious attack on Giffords sparked a whirlwind of criticism over the violent rhetoric of the right in which the media castigated the tea party for its tone. Sarah Palin was criticized relentlessly over a map depicting crosshairs over vulnerable democrats, similar to the DNC's use of targets on Republicans. Most heinously, Giffords' attacker, Jared Loughner, was assumed by...
  • Extremism In The Defense Of Liberty

    08/03/2011 6:22:29 PM PDT · by Neoavatara · 7 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | August 3, 2011 | Neoavatara
    The names that conservatives have been called over the last few weeks, culminating in the last few days, would be shocking, if you expected anything more from liberals. I don't. Never have, never will. We have been called terrorists, jihadists, racists, extortionists, bigots, hostage takers, suicide bombers. I can go on and on. Even our Vice President, Joe Biden, jumped into the fray. It is reported that he said, in support of another Democrat's statement, that the Republicans "...acted like terrorists." He denies he used the word 'terrorist', but even if he agreed with the statement, he looks foolish. Ironic,...
  • Open Letter to Vice President Biden from a Delaware TEA Party Leader

    08/03/2011 12:54:06 PM PDT · by DEConservative · 15 replies
    DEConservative Blog ^ | 8/3/2011 | Evan Queitsch
    Dear Vice President Biden: I wanted to introduce myself to you. My name is Evan Queitsch and I am a member of the TEA Party in Delaware. I know that you served as one of Delaware’s two U.S. Senators for 36 years. You have become a figure head for the State and our state is often looked at with you as its poster child. I know that you have raised your family here, including a son who has become Delaware’s Attorney General. I have not agreed with your positions very often and some of your comments have been embarrassing (“Stand...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Where's the Civility? The Vice President Calls Us "Terrorists"

    08/02/2011 3:24:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 2, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Let's go back to January 12th of this year, Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona, this is Barack Obama at the Together We Thrive Tucson and America event. It was a campaign rally for Obama, ostensibly a memorial for Gabrielle Giffords, to pay tribute to her, and this is among the things that Obama had to say. OBAMA: At a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized, at a time when we are far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who happen to think differently...
  • To Hell with You People

    08/02/2011 11:34:08 AM PDT · by freespirited · 133 replies
    NRO ^ | 08/02/11 | Jonah Goldberg
    Look, I am past exhausted talking about liberal media bias. It’s real, we all know it, and people who deny it aren’t even fooling themselves. But some things just have to be pointed out. This morning I watched the first 15 minutes of the Today Show. I don’t particularly love or even like the program, but I find it useful to see what the producers think is the big news of the day. And sometimes Chuck Todd is on, and I like him. If I sound defensive about watching the show it’s only because I am. Anyway, the first ten...
  • Deal Reached: Progressive Hostage Metaphors Hardest Hit

    07/30/2011 9:31:20 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 55 replies ^ | July 30 2011 | john
    ABC has word that the deal is still tentative, but here is the outline: Debt ceiling increase of up to $2.8 trillion Spending cuts of roughly $1 trillion Instead of Harry Reid’s bogus war savings, a commission will be appointed to recommend cuts totaling $1.8 trillion, thereby equaling the amount of the debt ceiling increase. That’s certainly an improvement over the Reid plan if the other cuts actually happen. I have my doubts whether the Democrats will follow through or simply use what they’ve already agreed to to demagogue the issue some more. So the bottom line is that both...
  • Democrats Call Conservatives Hostage Takers, Villains, Terrorists -(remember O's civility speech?)

    07/29/2011 3:39:27 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 7 replies ^ | 7/29/11 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So this Politico piece. Maybe it's an opinion piece. I said it was a news story, because it's bylined. But it may well be a column. The headline is "The Tea Party's Terrorist Tactics." Before I get to this, let me show you what a coordinated thing this is. We have a media montage of Democrats (no media in here) talking about the Tea Party. Listen. STENY HOYER: (rotunda noise) The Republicans are holding hostage the credit of the United States of America. DEBBIE "BLABBERMOUTH" SCHULTZ: ...our Republican colleagues to hold our economy hostage. DINGY HARRY: The...
  • Pelosi: GOP Connecting Debt Limit to Reducing Deficit ‘Appalling’

    07/29/2011 2:24:00 PM PDT · by Justaham · 38 replies ^ | Nicholas Ballasy
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that House Republicans should not be connecting an increase to the debt limit to reducing the nation’s current $1.5 trillion deficit. “Over 30 times we have lifted the debt ceiling since President Reagan was president. Over 30 times, not one time did we subject a president to this burden of saying you can’t – we won’t lift it unless we reduce the deficit,” said Pelosi on Wednesday at a Capitol Hill press conference celebrating the 46th anniversary of Medicare being signed into law. “Of course we will reduce the deficit but it should...
  • Reid: ‘Extremists Have Locked Down This Congress’

    07/29/2011 2:21:25 PM PDT · by Justaham · 56 replies ^ | 7-29-11 | Fred Lucas
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he would never agree to a debt ceiling deal that would require another vote before the end of 2012, and blamed “extremists” from blocking a deal now. A reporter asked Reid Friday if he would be open to a compromise allowing another vote before the end of 2012.“No, no, no. We cannot be in this battle all the time,” Reid said. “Right now the extremists have locked down this Congress,” Reid continued. “We’re doing nothing. The extremists have locked down the White House. They’re not able to do their work. The country is...
  • NOW The Tea Party Movement Is Being Called TERRORISTS?! Where Is The Civility?!

    07/29/2011 2:21:54 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies ^ | July 29, 2011 | annem040359
    Today while I was listening to the Rush Limbaugh Show, he directed me to the “Politico” website to an article that was written by William Yeomans and his calling the “Tea Party Movement” and those who have or are now still a part of this movement TERRORISTS. From the Politico website article:”It has become commonplace to call the tea party faction in the House “hostage takers.” But they have now become full-blown terrorists. They have joined the villains of American history who have been sufficiently craven to inflict massive harm on innocent victims to achieve their political goals. A strong...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz says GOP seeks ‘dictatorship … spark panic'

    07/27/2011 3:43:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 125 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/27/11 | MIKE ALLEN
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), chair of the Democratic National Committee, said Wednesday that House Republicans are trying to impose “dictatorship” through their tactics in the debt-ceiling negotiations. She said the GOP rhetoric could “spark panic and chaos,” which she called “potentially devastating” to the economy. The chair telephoned POLITICO to express “significant disappointment in where … Republicans have allowed this debate to degenerate.” “Aren’t we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats?” Wasserman Schultz asked. “This is not leadership. This...
  • We Get The Sacrifice, They Get The Wealth: A Fired-Up Pelosi Tears Into GOP Deficit Plan

    07/26/2011 11:49:07 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 49 replies
    TPM ^ | 7-26-11 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    Speaking to a crowd of union workers on Capitol Hill today, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi unloaded on Republican plans to lower the deficit through deep cuts to government services in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. Frustrations are running high in Congress with the default deadline rapidly approaching, and Pelosi spoke with a fire that suggested the endless debate over the debt ceiling is taking its toll on her patience. "This isn't just about them saying we should reduce the deficit," she said, adding: "This is an excuse. The budget deficit is an excuse for the Republicans to undermine...
  • The Statist Call-for-Civility Con

    07/21/2011 9:09:44 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | 7/15/11 | Selwyn Duke
    When I hear today’s frequent calls for civility, I’m reminded of Rodney King’s plaintive appeal, “Can we…can we all get along?” After all, King was a thug but, when he made his statement, seemed wholly sincere. This means that most contemporary political figures who call for civility share one certain commonality with King. One of those who likely was sincere was Betty Ford, who has managed to make such a call from beyond the grave. Laid to rest this week, she had instructed two statists, Cokie Roberts and Rosalynn Carter, to send a message about conservative incivility. Writes Michael Kimmitt...
  • Dan Savage on HBO's 'Real Time': 'I Wish [Republicans] Were All [bleeping] Dead!'

    07/17/2011 5:52:22 PM PDT · by JudyM · 59 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 16, 2011 | Noel Sheppard
    As NewsBusters previously reported, Friday's "Real Time" on HBO contained some of the most vile political talk ever broadcast on national television. In one panel segment, gay sex advice columnist Dan Savage said of Republicans, "I wish they were all f--king dead" (video follows with transcript and commentary, extreme vulgarity warning):
  • Documents Show Obama White House Attacked, Excluded Fox News Channel

    07/14/2011 9:32:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 14, 2011
    White House Emails Detail anti Fox Bias inside Obama White House: “I’m putting some dead fish in the fox cubby -- just cause” “[FNC Anchor] Bret Baier…is a lunatic” Washington, DC -- July 14, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Obama Department of Treasury showing that the Obama administration, contrary to its repeated denials, attempted to exclude the Fox News Channel (FNC) from a round of interviews with Treasury’s “Executive Pay Czar” Kenneth Feinberg. The documents, which include email exchanges within the Department of the...
  • Obama: Don't use debt as a gun against ("the heads of") Americans

    07/06/2011 12:58:11 PM PDT · by Qbert · 19 replies
    AP via Yahoo Finance ^ | July 6, 2011 | Andrew Taylor
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the debt ceiling should not "be used as a gun against the heads" of Americans to retain breaks for corporate jet owners or oil and gas companies. Answering questions posed to him on the social Networking site Twitter, the president cast the debate over reducing the deficit in some of the starkest language he has used so far.
  • Chris Christie "A Rotten Bastard," Top New Jersey Democrat Says

    07/05/2011 11:58:00 AM PDT · by blam · 57 replies
    TBI ^ | July 5, 2011 | Zeke Miller
    Chris Christie "A Rotten Bastard," Top New Jersey Democrat Says Zeke Miller July 5, 2011, 2:07 PM So what does New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) really think of Republican Gov. Chris Christie? "He’s a rotten prick," Sen. Sweeney said in a shocking, unfiltered interview with The Newark Star Ledger. The top Senate Democrat accused the governor of using his line-item veto powers to punish Democratic lawmakers. "Last night I couldn’t calm down," Sweeney said. "To prove a point to me — a guy who has stood side by side with him, and made tough decisions — for him...
  • US Lawmaker Regrets 'Hitler' Remark

    07/04/2011 2:26:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Democrat John Binienda of Massachusetts apologizes for comparing Republican proposal that would require lobbyists to wear ID badges to Nazi tattooing of Jews during Holocaust Reuters A Massachusetts state lawmaker apologized on Thursday for a remark comparing a Republican proposal that would require lobbyists to wear ID badges to the Nazi tattooing of Jews during the Holocaust. House Republicans last week proposed a set of ethics reforms in response to the recent corruption conviction of former Massachusetts Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and an associate. Among the proposals was a plan for lobbyists to wear visible identification badges to seek access to...
  • Beck and Family Harassed During Outdoor Movie Night in NYC Park

    06/28/2011 10:01:23 AM PDT · by Domandred · 141 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/28/2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    There are those who love freedom of expression, as long as it’s not conservatives who are doing the expressing. Just ask Glenn Beck. On radio Tuesday, he told the stunning story of how he and his family were harassed during an outdoor movie in New York City’s Bryant Park. For those unfamiliar with Bryant Park, it hosts weekly showings of classic films during the summer months. Attendees bring blankets and picnic dinners and sprawl out on the park’s great lawn while watching the films on a giant screen. As Beck explained, he attended Monday night‘s public showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s...
  • Liberal Group "I hate it when I wake up and Sarah Palin is still alive" Swells to Over 3,000 Members

    06/24/2011 1:49:02 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 84 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/24/11 | Aurelius
    Is this what the Left calls civility? The Facebook group "I hate it when I wake up and Sarah Palin is still alive" has grown to well over 3,000 members. 3,249 people to be exact. Over three thousand left-wingers wish to see Mrs. Palin die. And their group's official picture: Some of the comments underneath read: ...Don't forget about comments like these (swearing obscured):
  • Airline passenger drops F-bomb, gets boot

    06/13/2011 10:45:35 AM PDT · by rawhide · 109 replies ^ | 6-13-11 | George Mathis
    An author of alleged “children’s books” needs to wash his mouth out with soap and find a new airline after dropping the F-bomb aboard an Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight. The Detroit News reports Brooklyn author Robert Sayegh is thinking about suing the Delta Connection carrier. According to the article, the 37-year-old, was flying from Kansas City to Newark when a flight attendant overheard him ask “What’s taking so [bleeping] long to close the overhead compartments?” The plane taxied to the runway but returned to have Sayegh forcibly removed. Sayegh told the Detroit paper he used the F-word twice. “I’m like,...
  • Help Investigate the Palin Emails (Washington Post Recruits Palin-haters)

    06/09/2011 10:01:42 AM PDT · by kristinn · 116 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, June 9, 2011 | Ryan Kellett
    More than 24,000 e-mail messages sent to and from Sarah Palin during her tenure as Alaska's governor will be released Friday. Join The Post in digging through them. We are looking for 100 organized and dilligent readers who will work alongside Post reporters to analyze, contextualize, and research the emails. Think of it as spending some time in our newsroom. Our hope is that working together, we can efficiently find interesting information and extract new stories that will lead to further investigation. We don’t know what we’ll find, but we want you to be ready and open for the challenge....
  • NYT Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails (AKA Anti-Palin Dirt)

    06/09/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 88 replies
    Times Watch ^ | A.D. 09 June 2011 | Clay Waters
    Early Thursday afternoon, Derek Willis posted on the paper’s "Caucus" blog a request surely enticing to the paper’s online liberal readership: "Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records." Ken Shepherd at NewsBusters says enlisting newspaper readers to pore through the email trove "indirectly amounts to free oppo research for the 2012 Obama campaign." On Friday, the State of Alaska will release more than 24,000 of Sarah Palin’s e-mails covering much of her tenure as governor of Alaska. Times reporters will be in Juneau, the state capital, to begin the process of reviewing the e-mails, which we will be posting...
  • Palin‘s Bus Defaced With ’Media Whore’ Sign

    06/01/2011 4:48:05 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 138 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 06/01/2011 | Billy Hallowell
    Someone posted an unfriendly sign on Sarah Palin’s tour bus earlier today. The villain’s message, pasted directly over the words, “We the People” on a picture of the Constitution, read, “I, The Media Whore.” Gawker has more: [the sign] was sacrilegiously placed over a monster image of the preamble to the United States Constitution for nearly 15 minutes. The bus was parked outside Fox News headquarters.
  • Krugman Calls Congressman Ryan a Liar and a Sore Loser

    05/27/2011 9:17:59 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5-27-11 | Noel Shepherd
    The demagoguery of Paul Ryan by the media continues. On Friday, the New York Times' resident Nobel laureate Paul Krugman called the Wisconsin Congressman a liar and a sore loser: ~snip~ If anyone is lying here, it’s Mr. Ryan himself, who has claimed that his plan would give seniors the same kind of coverage that members of Congress receive — an assertion that is completely false. And, by the way, the claim that the plan would keep Medicare as we know it intact for Americans currently 55 or older is highly dubious. True, that’s what the plan promises, but if...
  • Will MSNBC Suspend Ed Schultz for Calling Laura Ingraham a 'Right-wing Slut' and 'Talk Slut'?

    05/25/2011 11:28:37 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 25 May 2011 | Tim Graham
    MSNBC anchor David Shuster was suspended in 2008 for suggesting Hillary Clinton had "pimped out" her daughter Chelsea on the air. So how will MSNBC handle their host calling Laura Ingraham a "right-wing slut" and a "talk slut"? Will Schultz be pressed to apologize to the Catholic churchgoer and mother of two? Will the feminists at NOW and the Women's Media Center take exception? Brian Maloney at Radio Equalizer found this on Schultz's May 23 national radio show -- not on MSNBC, but the female-smearing principle is the same. Schultz was angry Ingraham would suggest it showed "tone-deafness" (both on...
  • DEPRAV-ED--MSNBC'S Schultz: Laura Ingraham's 'A Slut'

    05/25/2011 9:21:05 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 54 replies · 1+ views
    radio equalizer ^ | 5/25/11 | Brian Maloney
    Bye-bye, Ed Schultz. We'll especially miss your gigantic ego, unending rage and all-around delightful personality. Will Comcast tolerate this kind of behavior from one of its cable hosts, particularly on top of so many past antics? From yesterday's syndicated radio program: ED SCHULTZ (02:52): And what do the Republicans thinking about? They're not thinking about their next-door neighbor. They're just thinking about how much this is going to cost. President Obama is going to be visiting Joplin, Mo., on Sunday but you know what they're talking about, like this right-wing slut, what's her name?, Laura Ingraham? Yeah, she's a talk...

    05/18/2011 1:33:15 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 8 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 05-18-11 | The Rat
    SADLY, OUR FRIENDS ON THE LEFT HONESTLY DON’T GET IT “Civility as we pursue it is the ability to disagree with others while respecting their sincerity and decency.” – Consider the following: “At a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized, at a time when we are far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who think differently than we do, it’s important for us to pause for a moment and make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way...
  • Giffords has edge in AZ Senate Race

    05/04/2011 10:00:17 AM PDT · by fifedom · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 4, 2011 | Sean J. Miller
    Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) would start a Senate campaign with a 7 point lead over the likely Republican nominee Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)according to a survey by Public Policy Polling. The Democrat also enjoys a 57-31 lead over former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-Ariz.).
  • Burton takes some heat for 'shooting' remark {CA Democratic Party chairman}

    04/29/2011 3:52:02 PM PDT · by SmithL · 20 replies
    Inside Bay Area ^ | 4/29/11 | Steven Harmon
    SACRAMENTO -- Republicans are criticizing John Burton, the state Democratic Party chairman, for suggesting Gov. Jerry Brown "try shooting" a Republican to convince them to vote for taxes. In an interview with Bay Area News Group, Burton said Brown "can try shooting somebody and tell the next guy, 'You don't want that to happen to you, you better step up and vote.' ... What's Jerry going to do unless he took out a gun?" The comment, made on the eve of the state party's convention kickoff, went over the line, said Mark Standriff, communications director for the state GOP. "Is...
  • Think Progress: The South Deserved To Be Destroyed By Tornados

    04/29/2011 10:42:09 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 74 replies · 2+ views
    Red State ^ | 4-29-11 | Tabitha Hale
    The south is still realizing the full extent of the damage caused by this week’s storms. Nearly 300 people are dead. The country is rallying in support of the devatated areas, and President Obama (who must have learned something from ignoring Nashville’s flood last year) is set break character to visit the very red state today. Anyone with a soul feels pain for those affected. Thousands have lost everything. Lives were destroyed. Think Progress (via Da Tech Guy) has instead chosen to adopt the Pat Robertson model and claim Divine Justice for those redneck Republican climate change deniers in the...
  • Uygur Urges Dems To Be More 'Vicious', Like Republicans

    04/27/2011 9:05:52 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies · 1+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    One more sign the Age of Civility is over: an MSNBC host urging Dems to be more "vicious" toward Republicans. Oh, and to engage in more "name-calling." Apparently writing off any career ambitions of succeeding to the Miss Manners slot, Cenk Uygur issued his recommendations last night in the course of disagreeing with a Dem congressman who was insufficiently coarse for Cenk's taste. View video here.
  • Allen West- “You’re Not Going to Intimidate Me”, Heckler Arrested at Townhall

    04/26/2011 10:28:47 PM PDT · by Qbert · 52 replies
    Shark Tank ^ | April 26, 2011 | Javier Manjarres
    Immediately after Allen West took the stage at his Town Hall meeting on Tuesday Evening in Fort Lauderdale, several hecklers who were planted in the crowd began to jeer and interrupt his remarks, forcing West to pause several times and then continue once the crowd calmed down.  Police were ultimately forced to removed one of the hecklers from the event. When the hecklers refused to stop their harassment, West stated, “You’re not going to intimidate me.” Minutes later, a woman sitting behind West’s wife , who had been acting in a disruptive and combative manner by yelling at the Congressman and...
  • ‘Revolting:’ Pro-Life Memorial Vandalized With Upside Down Crosses, Fake Blood

    04/26/2011 1:59:27 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/26/11 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    The Cemetery of the Innocents at Clarion University in Clarion, PA is supposed to commemorate the millions of babies lost to abortion. But last week, the quaint memorial with 350 wooden crosses resembled a satanic ritual scene after it was vandalized during the campus’s Life Week, which also happened to be Holy Week. Students for Life of America (SLA) explains the vandalism: In a breathtaking public display of anti-Christian and anti-Life motivations, 350 crosses were pulled up and re-inserted in inverted fashion, a well-known anti-Christian symbol. Additionally, red paint was splattered on crosses and signs. Even eerier was the mock...
  • Levi Johnston to pen tell-all book on Palin family

    04/25/2011 5:55:03 PM PDT · by massmike · 65 replies ^ | 04/25/2011 | AP
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Levi Johnston is promising to set the record straight about the Palin family. Touchstone Publishing has a fall publication date for Johnston’s book, "Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin’s Crosshairs." Johnston says the book, first reported by Monday, will "tell the truth" about that relationship, including his "sense of Sarah and my perplexing fall from grace." He says he’s doing it "for me, for my boy Tripp and the country."
  • University of Iowa Professor Tells College Republicans to “F” Off

    04/20/2011 9:43:29 AM PDT · by MockTurtle · 264 replies · 1+ views
    The Iowa Republican ^ | 04/20/11 | Craig Robinson
    A University of Iowa professor felt the need to reply to a blast email by the College Republicans on Monday morning. Ellen Lewin, a professor of Anthropology and Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies in the Department of Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies, sent a vulgar response to a College Republican email about the group’s, “Conservative Coming Out Week.” The College Republican email, which was sent to the entire University of Iowa Community, had been approved by a number of university officials before being sent out. Lewin responded to email by writing, “#*@% [F-Word] YOU, REPUBLICANS” from her official university email...
  • Paul Krugman Calls for the Assassination of Paul Ryan

    RedState co-founder Josh Trevino has noticed the following: back in January, Paul Krugman was one of many drooling idiot leftists devoid of any moral compass who tried to pin the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords on a lack of Republican civility. Even though, by the time Krugman’s column ran, it was clear that Giffords’ shooter was a mentally disturbed individual whose assassination plot was not motivated by coherent political theory of any stripe, Krugman was not about to let facts get in the way of a good partisan narrative: It’s true that the shooter in Arizona appears to have been mentally...
  • A Joke For Today That Has Nothing To Do With Taxes

    04/15/2011 5:16:43 AM PDT · by Tribune7 · 32 replies
  • Ed Schultz Guest: Obama Carries Our 'Spear

    04/15/2011 11:37:38 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 54 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 15 Apr 2011 | Tim Graham
    Brian Maloney at Radio Equalizer was stunned to hear trial lawyer and radio host Mike Papantonio (formerly of Air America) say on the Ed Schultz radio show that Barack Obama is "carrying our spear" for the progressives. Maloney wrote: "JUST IMAGINE the reaction to a conservative host using ‘Obama’ and ‘spear’ in the same sentence! It would dominate the news cycle for days.But don't expect Sharpton & Friends to protest this one." Maloney’s blog has this audio from April 13: PAPANTONIO: I think he's a terrible negotiator. Think about his background. He comes from a professorship teaching constitutional law at...
  • Democrat New Tone: PA Politician Asks if She Can Kill a Colleague, Blow His Brains Out

    04/15/2011 8:07:15 AM PDT · by bigbob · 31 replies
    Big Government dot com ^ | 4-15-11 | Warner Todd Huston
    Yes, it’s that new age of Democrat political civility rearing its ugly head yet again. During an April 12 debate on gun control Pennsylvania State Representative Margo Davidson of Philadelphia wondered aloud on the House floor if it might be OK for her to blow the brains out of one of Pennsylvania’s Republican Representatives. Before we even go on with this story, imagine if a white, male, and Republican politician had asked during a debate on policy if it would be OK if he blew the brains out of a black, female, Democrat. Just imagine what would be happening to...