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  • Ben Carson says the Terri Schiavo case was ‘much ado about nothing’

    11/13/2015 5:19:57 PM PST · by markomalley · 199 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/13/15 | Ed O'Keefe
    Leading Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson believes that federal and state official overreacted in the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 as her husband and family battled over whether to keep her alive despite her vegetative state.The case roiled the state of Florida and sparked an emotional national debate about the ethics, politics and spiritual significance of her life and death.(snip)After speaking at a Republican Party conference here on Friday, a reporter asked Carson what he thought of the infamous case -- one that Bush speaks about occasionally as he mounts his own presidential campaign."We...
  • President Obama Addresses Ferguson, Reads Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    03/12/2015 10:12:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Hollywood Reporter,, ^ | 3/12/15 | , Staff
    President Barack Obama stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday. The late-night host welcomed Obama for his first in-person visit to the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage with a humorous introduction: "The first Kenyan-born Muslim socialist ever elected to run this country." In Jimmy Kimmel style, the duo partook in a reading of mean tweets, to which Obama replied, "I have to say though, those werent that mean... You should see what the Senate says about me." Obama admitted that he does not "physically tweet in general" because he "generally" has "some other stuff to do." Kimmel and Obama also addressed
  • Elkhart Shooting Killer Obsessed With Serial Killers And Insane Clown Posse On Facebook

    01/16/2014 11:54:02 AM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    INQUISITR ^ | staff
    n Thursday, police identified the shooter in the Elkhart shooting that took place in an Indiana super market. The Elkhart shooting killer was named by Indiana State Police as Shawn Walter Bair. Disturbing facts are beginning to come to the surface regarding Bair. The Inquisitr reported on Thursday that Bair, 22, walked into Martins Super Market in Elkhart, IN and shot two women. One was an employee, 20, and another was a customer, 44. Shawn Walter Bair was shot and killed by Elkhart police while trying to flee the scene. While not all the details have been released in the...
  • Obamas 1 percent lifestyle hits a nerve

    04/10/2013 10:22:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 7, 2013 | Joseph Curl
    President Obama had another tough week in a second term filled with bad news and blunders and hes only 10 weeks in. While the White House suddenly decided to drop its budget Friday in an effort to control the news, there was no covering up the disastrous jobless numbers: 90 million Americans out of the workforce, the highest level since 1979; another 663,000 joining the ranks of the long-term unemployed; a measly 88,000 jobs created. But what seems stuck in the craw of a lot of you readers out there was last weeks column on the Obamas 1 percent...
  • Rasmussen : Obama 49%, Trump 34%

    04/18/2011 9:06:45 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 50 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | April 18, 2011 | Rasmussen Reports
    President Obama leads Donald Trump by 15 percentage points in a hypothetical 2012 match-up, but the president is unable to top the 50% level of support even against an opponent some are deriding as a joke. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that the president earns support from 49% of Likely Voters nationwide, while Trump attracts the vote from 34%. Given that choice, 12% would vote for some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Only 65% of Republican voters would vote for Trump over Obama. Among voters not affiliated...
  • Ten Questions for freshly-zotted PDS trolls

    07/29/2010 8:32:38 AM PDT · by 4everfree2001 · 119 replies · 7+ views
    Cogitamus (a real stinker of a liberal blog that this troll failed to link to)
    <p>1. If you were a state governor who was eight months pregnant--and remember, Sarah Palin already knew hers was a high-risk pregnancy because of her age (44) and, according to her book, her baby having been diagnosed via amniocentesis as having Down syndrome--and you were scheduled to fly some 4,000 miles from home to give a speech at a conference, would you (a) give your speech from home via teleconferencing, using modern real-time technology, and explain to your hosts that the high-risk nature and advanced stage of your pregnancy made you reluctant to fly; or, alternatively, send the deputy governor to give your speech or (b) dismiss any staff or security slated to fly with you and insist on flying 4,000 miles to the conference yourself?</p>
  • Mitch Daniels Reveals an Inconvenient Truth about the Right

    06/15/2010 6:33:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies · 1,149+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 06/14/2010 | John Guardiano
    Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has disappointed many social and cultural conservatives with his call for a "truce on the so-called [sic] social issues. We're going to just have to agree to get along for a little while," until the economic issues are resolved, Daniels told the Weekly Standard's Andrew Ferguson. But as the American Spectator's Joseph Lawler has observed, it's doubtful that Daniels' truce would change anything. After all, Lawler rightly asks: "What typical Republican policies would he [Daniels] have to suspend and they [social and cultural conservatives] have to sacrifice? It's not clear to me that it would be...
  • It's Time to Start Minding Our Own Business (Southern Avenger)

    06/14/2010 12:33:45 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 27 replies · 482+ views
    Campaign for Liberty ^ | 2010-06-12 | Jack Hunter aka Southern Avenger
    If I had my druthers, the never-ending conflict between Israel and Palestine would be but a small news brief in American newspapers. But since we police the world, we must always monitor our global police scanner, where not only Israel's conflicts, but those of North and South Korea, the nation of Georgia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey, and pretty much everywhere else is the United States' business because we insist on making it so. What many Americans bizarrely consider national "defense" is actually an aggressive and enduring offense, and yet we are always surprised when other nations get offended. Last week,...
  • Confederate history month proclamation causes massive outbreak of Offendeditis

    05/17/2010 7:04:35 PM PDT · by Idabilly · 424 replies · 3,238+ views ^ | April 12, 2010 | Doug Hagin
    I would also remind any Conservative that America is in the hole it is today because we have forgotten so much of our history. We are right to demand that our representatives remember the founding documents, we are right to demand these documents be taught in school. Again, how is studying the Confederacy any less important? Is not the essential question right now, on so many issues, NOT States rights? And what was the fight from 1861-65 over again? Yes, States rights.
  • Zynga pulls pit bulls from Mafia Wars after complaint

    05/09/2010 5:57:08 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 22 replies · 1,116+ views
    news. ^ | Caroline McCarthy
    Virtual meat hooks, flame throwers, and propane bombs are OK, but attack dogs are not: social-gaming behemoth Zynga has removed pit bulls from its roster of virtual weaponry in the Mafia Wars game after a complaint last month on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA's reasoning is that promoting a domestic animal as a weapon will only encourage misunderstanding and abuse of pit bulls, which have been routinely used in illegal dog-fighting activities and are often subject to horrific conditions as their owners attempt to toughen them up. The breed of dog has gotten bad press...
  • Is Your Senator A Member Of The Bankster Party? (Mccain's a bankster)

    The one main benefit to the financial reform effort so far is that it helps further do away with the false paradigms of "left" or "right" and "Democrat" or "Republican" - fewer and fewer people are falling for those lies anymore. Try to get an ideological conservative to explain why Republicans love spending and so eagerly give welfare to banks. Try to get your local liberal to explain why it was a good idea to make backroom deals with abhorrent corporations and drill, baby, drill. Heck, even try to get a Tea Partier to explain choosing bailout-lover Sarah Palin to...
  • Did anyone just see Sarah Palin on the Factor just now? (vanity)

    05/06/2010 5:51:40 PM PDT · by Borges · 149 replies · 3,106+ views
    She mentioned a couple of times that The Constitution talks about 'inalienable rights'. Conflating the Constitution with the DOI has to be one of the most irritable trends in contemporary civic life. Most people quote them interchangeably. Anyone else bothered by how common this is?
  • Conservatism in Exile

    05/06/2010 10:28:28 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 13 replies · 397+ views
    CDS ^ | 5/6/2010 | Jack Hunter
    For true conservative victory, simply voting Republican wont do Barack Obama is the most socialist president in American history. Before Obama, George W. Bush was the most socialist president in American history. Before Dubya, it was Bill Clinton, then Bush Sr., Reagan, and so on. Each successive administration, by and large, has presided over a federal government that has assumed more power and spent more money than the last. [...] Conservatives who continue to make the case that Obama is worse than Bush are right, but the fact that Rush and like-minded pundits and politicians are unable to find fault...
  • Karl Rove Has to Be Kidding (Southern Avenger) (GOP is using and abusing conservatives)

    04/10/2010 11:10:39 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 27 replies · 1,169+ views
    American Conservative ^ | April 8, 2010 | Jack Hunter aka Southern Avenger
    Why in the hell is Karl Rove on my TV? Why is Karl Rove on my radio? Why is Karl Rove on anywhere? Unless hes on trial or being interrogated, I cant imagine of what possible use this George W. Bush relic could be to conservatives and yet hes everywhere, hocking his book Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight, a title as credibly right-wing as Stephen Colbert and as historically accurate as the movie Titanic. Craig Shirley and former Reagan official Donald Devine summed up Roves duplicity well in this weeks Washington Post: From William...
  • Obama raced clock, chaos, comedy for climate deal

    12/19/2009 4:13:40 PM PST · by ricks_place · 17 replies · 1,091+ views
    google ^ | 12/19/2009 | CHARLES BABINGTON and JENNIFER LOVEN
    WASHINGTON It was almost unthinkable. The president of the United States walked into a meeting of fellow world leaders and there wasn't a chair for him, a sure sign he was not expected, maybe not even wanted. Barack Obama didn't pause, however. "I'm going to sit by my friend Lula," he said, moving toward Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. A Brazilian aide gave the U.S. president his chair, and Obama spent the next 80 minutes helping craft new requirements for disclosing efforts to fight global warming. Along with India, South Africa and Brazil, the key member in...
  • Boehner pledges to enact health plan if GOP wins during town hall (Big Government at work)

    11/05/2009 6:31:38 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 75 replies · 2,567+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-11-05 | Michael O'Brien
    Republicans will enact the health reform proposal they unveiled this week if they take back the House, Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) pledged Thursday. Appearing on the Republican National Committee's (RNC) online town hall, Boehner and other House and Senate leaders said they sensed momentum behind GOP efforts to halt Democratic health reform legislation, which is set for a vote on Saturday. "If we get in the majority after the election, I plan to enact our healthcare plan," Boehner said during the town hall.
  • Howard Dean Says Sotomayor's Comment Taken Out of Context-Then Admits He Doesn't Know the Context

    06/02/2009 11:19:53 AM PDT · by ClassicLiberal · 24 replies · 707+ views
    CNSNews ^ | June 2, 2009 | Penny Starr
    Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean told yesterday that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's comment that "a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life" has been taken out of context by critics. Then he immediately conceded that he himself had not actually read the full context of the speech in which Sotomayor made the comment. The comment, in fact, was made on Oct. 26, 2001 when Judge Sotomayor gave the Judge Mario G. Olmos Memorial Lecture at the...
  • Free Republic: Not for the weak

    07/12/2003 4:38:13 PM PDT · by Houmatt · 337 replies · 2,113+ views
    Houmatt | Matthew Mason
    Over the past couple of days, I have been witness to events and behavior that has moved me to stand up and address it. I have seen people here taking a disagreement with Jim Robinson, and using it as an excuse to be belligerent and downright disrespectful towards him. Then when he gets fed up and bans that member, they immediately go to another similar website and proceed to attack not just him, but also every facet of this site, including mods and members. Well, now, I am fed up. If you have a problem with what Jim says, fine....
  • Cyberbullying on the Internet: Cyber bullies, cyber bullying, flame mail, hate mail

    08/02/2006 10:19:27 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 135 replies · 4,183+ views
    The Internet provides the perfect forum for cyberbullies, individuals whose aim is to gain gratification from the distress caused by provoking and tormenting others. The anonymity, ease of provocation, and almost infinite source of targets means the Internet is full of predators from pedophiles targeting children to serial bullies targeting ... anybody. Cyberbullies get a perverse sense of satisfaction (called gratification) from sending people flame mail and hate mail. Flame mail is an email whose contents are designed to inflame and enrage. Hate mail is hatred (including prejudice, racism, sexism etc) in an email...
  • A Sad State When Thought About(FR Opinion Poll)

    04/14/2006 2:30:36 PM PDT · by sit-rep · 292 replies · 3,701+ views
    Me | 4/14/06 | sit-rep
    I'll make it short and sweet... I just took the poll at the bottom of the latest posts page, and was absolutely shocked when I seen the results. Close to 50% say they will continue to vote for the GOP if they do NOTHING about the illegal immigration/border security. Granted, it is early on, but what this tells me, a guy who swings a hammer for a living, is that our general consensus is to do nothing about this situation, but vote the same folks back in "That a boy, you're doing good!!"