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  • Daily Kos Gleefully Boasted About Being Bribed by Mark Warner

    10/11/2014 9:14:31 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 11, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Whenever your humble correspondent dips a strawberry into the chocolate fountain at the Golden Corral, one thought always comes to mind: Mark Warner bribery. Why? Because back in 2006 when Warner was governor of Virginia he attempted to influence the Daily Kos convention in Las Vegas, then known as the YearlyKos, into favoring his possible bid for the presidency with a lavish party at the Stratosphere. As we shall see, the Kossacks absolutely loved the idea that they were being bribed as they feasted on the sushi, drank down alcoholic concoctions, and dipped into the chocolate fountain. Therefore it is...
  • Missing The Mark: The Criticism Of NPR's Climate March Coverage

    10/04/2014 3:01:58 PM PDT · by Drango · 6 replies
    NPR ^ | 3/10/14 | Edward Schumacher-Matos
    ~snip Driving the email barrage was an open letter to me in the liberal Daily Kos by one of its bloggers, Assaf Oron. He wrote that, "I have long suspected - with good evidence - that NPR news does little more than shill for the same interest that dominate our politics and mainstream media, albeit with a high-brow veneer. I think the final proof has arrived today." ~snip
  • Leading Liberal Website Falls For Fake Story About Michele Bachmann

    07/28/2014 10:10:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4:54 PM 07/27/2014 | Chuck Ross
    Think Progress, a website operated by the liberal Center for American Progress, failed to vet a phony story which claimed that Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann proposed “Americanization” labor camps for Central American unaccompanied children. “I’m calling on all of us, Obama and Congress and everyone, to chip in and build special new facilities…‘Americanization facilities,’ if you will,” Bachmann said, according to Think Progress, which has since corrected its embarrassing flub. […] Think Progress published the erroneous story on Sunday but corrected it and issued an apology after another liberal website, the Raw Story, pointed out the massive hoax. […]...
  • A look inside “progressive comedy” at Netroots Nation 2014

    07/20/2014 7:08:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 20, 2014 | Jazz Shaw
    This year’s edition of Netroots Nation (the supposed liberal answer to CPAC) kicked off this week, in case you hadn’t heard. (And judging by the massive lack of media coverage, you might not have.) To be honest, I have not idea what was going on at the various panels and speeches, aside from the apparently well received socialist stemwinder from Elizabeth Warren. But there was, it seems, one get together which was a real hoot, whether intentionally or not. It was a seminar called (wait for it) … Only the Jester Speaks the Truth and it was all about the...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren to liberals: I’m fighting back

    07/18/2014 3:09:23 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | July 18, 2014 | By Lesley Clark, McClatchy
    DETROIT — Sen. Elizabeth Warren wowed a friendly crowd of influential liberal activists Friday in Detroit, pledging to fight against Republicans and the “sleazy lobbyists” she says have rigged the rules in Washington and harmed the middle class. Warren took the stage in a crowded ballroom to calls of “Run, Liz, run” by activists waving “Elizabeth Warren for President” signs and did little to disappoint. Speaking before the nation’s largest gathering of liberal activists, she railed against giant corporations, secret trade deals and Republicans she said were too cozy with big business. Conservatives, she charged, are “guided by an internal...
  • Vice President Joe Biden to speak at Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, Michigan

    07/09/2014 1:41:01 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    Organizers of Netroots Nation, America’s largest annual gathering of progressive activists, took the wraps off of a major and welcome surprise this afternoon with the announcement that Vice President Joe Biden would be coming to Detroit to speak to the convention during a special Thursday afternoon general session. It will also be Biden’s first appearance at Netroots Nation. He was invited to participate in the Presidential Leadership Forum held in Netroots Nation’s second year, in Chicago (back then, the convention was known as YearlyKos), but declined to attend due to his desire to participate in another event. The other contenders...
  • State Department Cites Daily Kos, Think Progress While Defending Kerry Apartheid Statement

    04/28/2014 2:41:26 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 15 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/28/14 | Aurelius
    In one of the clearest statements by the White House that they are completely engulfed in their own worldview, the State Department on Sunday cited both Daily Kos and Think Progress while defending Secretary of State John Kerry's offensive apartheid statement. This previous Friday, Mr. Kerry stated that Israel risked becoming an "apartheid state" if they did not give in to Palestinian demands during peach talks between the two groups. The State Department quickly went on defense to protect the asinine statements. Jen Psaki, spokeswoman for the State Department, tweeted out two articles in which other people had warned that...
  • THE POST: Here's what Democratic Underground didn't want you to see

    11/05/2003 12:56:43 PM PST · by swilhelm73 · 166 replies · 825+ views
    http://www.andrewsullivan.com/ ^ | 11/05/03 | Andrew Sullivan
    FROM THE 'DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND': A new low for the far left: a post titled, "Why I Hope the Bloodshed Continues in Iraq." I kid you not.  DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND DECIDES TO EDIT: Hmmm. After I linked to a truly hideous posting celebrating bloodshed in Iraq, they take the page down. I should have copied the page. First CBS. Now DU. Shine a light on them and they scram. - 11:42:12 AM  THE POST: Here's what Democratic Underground didn't want you to see: I Hope the Bloodshed Continues in IraqWell, that should bring the bats out of the attic with fangs dripping....
  • Democrat cites his daughters to push abortion, attacks pro-life group for highlighting his remarks

    03/26/2014 7:11:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Dustin Siggins
    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI, March 26, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-life group's involvement in the Michigan race for the U.S. Senate is bringing abortion into what had previously been a race focused on the economy, the low popularity of President Obama in the state, and the Affordable Care Act. On a website highlighting the pro-abortion record of Michigan Rep. Gary Peters, D-MI, the expected party nominee for U.S. Senate, Michigan Right to Life (MRTL) said that Peters “wants to make sure abortion is accessible and cheap for his daughters.” The statement is based on what Peters posted on Facebook on January...
  • Markos Moulitsas: A blue Georgia

    02/20/2014 6:54:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 18, 2014 | Markos Moulitsas
    Demographic changes are inevitably driving Texas and Arizona into purple — and eventually blue — territory. The growth of the Latino population is poised to overwhelm predominantly conservative white voters in both states, absent a genuine and successful rebranding by the Republican Party. But another red state will reach that status sooner: Georgia. After Mitt Romney’s 2-point victory in North Carolina during the 2012 race, Georgia was the second closest red state at the presidential level. President Obama lost it by 7.8 points in 2012, after losing it by just over 5 points in 2008. In raw vote totals, that...
  • Daily Kos Publishes Worst Comic Ever: The One Rich Guy

    02/17/2014 10:04:39 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 70 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 2/17/14 | Aurelius
    If you thought that the Left's arguments in favor of wealth-redistribution were factless and short-sighted, you haven't read "The One Rich Guy," a new comic published on the Daily Kos today. It has everything a liberal could want: a stereotypical, evil rich man with a top hat and monocle, people making fun of capitalism, and no logical explanation as to why any of this might happen and no solutions. And, of course, it relies heavily on the fallacy that if someone is rich, why, he must be stealing from everyone else! Gird your loins. The comic is called "The Modern...
  • Kossacks Try to Convince Themselves of Obamacare 'Success'

    11/24/2013 6:39:53 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 24, 2013 | P.J. Gladnick
    You have to give the Kossacks over at the Daily Kos an A for effort.  They try, oh how they try, to convince each other that Obamacare is a success despite all evidence to the contrary. The result of their effort is pure unadulterated comedy as you can see in the optimistic title of their thread, "Obamacare enrollments double in last three weeks." Of course the source of their optimism comes from the pretension that Medicaid enrollments count as ObamaCare enrollments and the looky loos who have yet to make an actual payment also count as part of the total. ...
  • BLOGGER ON FAR-LEFT WEBSITE THOUGHT HE ‘COULD GO ALONG’ WITH OBAMACARE - NOW HE CAN’T BELIEVE

    10/16/2013 4:44:36 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 43 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | October 15, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    As the realities of Obamacare continue to sink in, more and more people are getting letters from their health insurance providers telling them that their plans no longer comply with federal requirements under Obamacare. We just brought you the story of “Trick Shot Titus” and his family facing significant increases in the cost of their health care plans. Now, a community blogger on the far-left Daily Kos website has penned a blog post complaining that both he and his wife are facing a nearly 100 percent increase in their monthly premiums. He claims he is canceling his insurance and refuses to pay any “f***ing...
  • Daily Kos Blogger: Obamacare Will Double My Premiums

    10/15/2013 3:42:34 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 74 replies
    National Review ^ | October 15, 2013 | By Avik Roy
    Tirge Caps, a blogger at Daily Kos, says that in 2013, pre-Obamacare, he pays $150 a month for a health insurance plan from Kaiser. His wife pays $168. However, under Obamacare, their rates will nearly double, to $284 and $302, respectively: Read the comments section to see how Tirge’s compadres reacted to his situation.
  • Former Washington Post Editor Len Downie: Huffington Post a 'Parasite'

    09/23/2010 1:06:39 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 8 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 23, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    It appears that the Huffington Post isn’t just upsetting people for its often uncouth and liberal take on the day’s news. Now people are getting irritated with its willingness to reprint other outlet’s content with offering minimal credit. And so goes the view of former Washington Post editor Leonard Downie, Jr., author of “The Rules of the Game” During his remarks at the James Cameron Memorial Lecture at London’s City University on Sept. 22, Downie gave his view of “the new news” and offered a harsh critique of the Huffington Post. He explained operations like HuffPo operate on the cheap....
  • Well THAT didn’t take long; a Federal Judge puts Wisconsin Democrat hack judge in his place

    09/15/2013 9:09:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/15/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The party is over, all their bluster ultimately meant nothing; and that’s as it should be. It took almost exactly a year to the day, but the party is over for our greedy union thug enemies in Wisconsin. Just last September 14, the gang at the Dailykos oh so gleefully reported that a Democrat hack judge in Madison had ruled the state’s law effectively ending, “.. collective bargaining rights for most public workers” was not constitutional and could not be enforced. Unions, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas ruled, could go on eating their way to the bottom of...
  • Attention Media: Dummy Wearing George H.W. Bush Mask Attacked By Bull at 1994 Rodeo

    08/14/2013 3:45:42 PM PDT · by South40 · 21 replies
    MRC ^ | August 13, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    The Obama-loving media are totally apoplectic about revelations of a rodeo clown wearing an Obama mask during a bull riding competition Saturday at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Maybe these folks should report that these things aren't that unusual at such events, and that in 1994, a bull attacked a dummy wearing a George H.W. Bush mask without the world coming to an end, anybody being fired, or any press outrage.
  • CNBC Pulls Video of Elizabeth Warren Smacking Down Anchor Over Glass-Steagall (VideoProvided Here)

    07/19/2013 4:35:30 PM PDT · by lbryce · 61 replies
    AmericaBlog ^ | July 19, 2013 | John Aravosis
    Earlier this week, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) went on CNBC last Friday to debate the Glass-Steagall banking regulations that were adopted in 1933, and her proposal to update and strengthen the law in a way that would likely force the big banks to spin off some of their business and stop being so damn big. As you can imagine, CNBC is no fan of Glass Steagall, regulating banks, or Elizabeth Warren. During her appearance on CNBC, Warren basically kicked ass, the video went viral, with over 700,000 views in a matter of days, so CNBC pulled it. Here’s what...
  • Daily Kos Rants Rush Limbaugh Show 'Contributes to the Military's Rape Epidemic'

    05/31/2013 7:35:06 AM PDT · by mkmensinger · 40 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5-31-13 | Tim Graham
    "Over at the Daily Kos, they have identified one of the villains that's creating a "rape epidemic" in the military: it's the Rush Limbaugh show airing on the Armed Forces Network around the world. These leftists have tried to remove Rush from AFN in many ways, but this must be the lowest."
  • Daily Kos: Oklahoma Tornado Casualties Show That ‘Free Market Conservatism Kills’

    05/25/2013 1:20:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 25, 2013 | 08:36 | Tom Johnson
    If you were looking for righty-bashing blog posts related to the Moore, Oklahoma disaster, Daily Kos was the place to be this past Wednesday. Ian Reifowitz argued that conservatives’ childish hostility to government regulation boosted the tornado’s death toll because neither state nor local law requires safe rooms or shelters, and that absent a mandate, such life-saving structures quite often won’t get built. Reifowitz wrote:Free market conservatism kills? Yes, that’s right…[T]here were no rules in Moore or anywhere else in Oklahoma mandating that buildings…have so-called “safe rooms” or underground shelters to protect people during a storm…
  • Gag order: Liberal activists, unable to win the argument against Rush, try to silence him instead

    05/12/2013 5:52:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 11, 2013 | Kyle Smith
    “Decent folks who believe in tolerance and equality are no longer powerless against Limbaugh’s efforts to spread intolerance on the radio. StopRush is making a major impact by convincing advertisers on this show to withdraw their ads — and with your help we can do even more. Just a few e-mails, tweets or Facebook messages a week to Limbaugh’s advertisers can go a long way toward making hatred less profitable. It is our collective voice that makes us strong.” — DailyKos.com, promoting the “StopRush” campaign. Absolutely right! If you believe in tolerance and equality, the thing you really need to...
  • The "Saving Hillary" Express

    05/10/2013 11:12:11 PM PDT · by Patricia Campion · 86 replies
    Examiner ^ | 5/11/2013 | Patricia Campion
    On Friday, Bloomberg’s Francis Wilkinson predicted that “Benghazi will be Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Whitewater.” Considering her long history of scandals – and the litany of subsequent excuses and denials she sent spinning to absolve herself of any fault -- Examiner predicted Thursday that “Benghazi could prove to be a real "corkscrew landing" under "sniper fire" for Clinton in 2016.” “In case you have any lingering doubt about the true agenda of House Republicans” in Wednesday's Benghazi hearing, check out these numbers,” Jed Lewison fretted Thursday for the uber-liberal blog site, Daily Kos. 15: Number of times President Barack Obama was...
  • [Video] BREAKING: NJ State Senators Caught on Open Mic Saying They Need a Bill to CONFISCATE Guns

    05/10/2013 3:00:20 PM PDT · by blueyon · 79 replies
    Guns Saves Lives ^ | May 10, 2013 | None listed
    [Video] BREAKING: NJ State Senators Caught on Open Mic Saying They Need a Bill to CONFISCATE Guns.. You will need to turn speakers way up around the 0:15 mark to hear as they aren’t speaking directly into the mic. In the above vido we hear remarks by several NJ State Senators talking about guns after a session had ended. We can assume they didn’t know the mic was still recording. The discussion is as follows: “We needed a bill that was going to confiscate, confiscate, confiscate.” “They [gun owners] want to keep the guns out of the hands of the...
  • Daily Kos: Lynch That Unqualified 'Pool Boy' Ted Cruz?

    03/21/2013 7:32:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/21/13 | Tim Graham
    Ted Cruz for President? The Daily Kos folks cannot believe the thought. “Dr. Zombie” was amazed: “Demonstrating they intend to NEVER learn from their stupidity, they are already advancing this loony bull---t that some loudmouthed numbskull like Cruz could be considered a possible frontrunner for POOL BOY.” The blog concluded with what sounds like a lynching reference: “We can only hope they run with this and allow this dimwit to run his mouth as much as possible....Give this man enough rope and a tree, please.” Perhaps they mean a self-lynching. Google words like that and you get "Give a man...
  • “The RNC is officially on the side of more dead children”

    01/16/2013 2:52:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 16, 2013 | Guy Benson
    Your official vile tweet of the day, from an eminently likely source: Markos Moulitsas✔ @markos Okay, the RNC is officially on the side of more dead children, because freedom. 16 Jan 13 Reply Retweet Favorite Your move, Piers Morgan. Keep in mind that Markos “Screw ‘em” Moulitsas isn’t some fringe character on the Left. Indeed, he organizes a high-profile annual confab for liberals, which regularly attracts a flock of genuflecting Democratic A-listers. Virtually every Republican under the sun was asked to denounce Rush Limbaugh for calling an obscure 30-something activist a nasty name last year. Will a single Democrat be...
  • Did MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Murder A Young Intern He Was Having An Extramarital Affair With?

    01/15/2013 5:49:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 1/15/13 | Pat Dollard
    Related – WATCH: Joe Scarborough Goes Off On Mika Brzezinski Excerpted from LegalSchnauzer: Many Americans probably have forgotten, or never knew, that a 28-year-old female staff member was found dead in the summer of 2001 in the office of U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough (R-FL). Officials in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, determined that Lori Klausutis died from an accident. The mainstream press largely ignored the case, but our review of several investigative reports indicates the official finding is highly questionable. Does that mean Joe Scarborough is a murderer? No. But we suspect someone who had access to Scarborough’s office in 2001...
  • Washington Post, MSNBC Hosts, Daily Kos Join Obama in West Wing to Discuss Fiscal Cliff

    12/05/2012 7:55:15 PM PST · by chessplayer · 37 replies
    Before President Obama decides once and for all to fly off the fiscal cliff like a leftist eagle, he’s meeting with all of his lackeys in the media. That started today with four MSNBC primetime hosts entering the West Wing to lick the shoes of the President. First, Ed Schultz tweeted that he was meeting with Obama to discuss the fiscal cliff; then Huffington Post reporter Jennifer Bendery let on that she’d seen Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O’Donnell, and Al Sharpton – a group with the combined IQ of a single kumquat – entering the West Wing. Maddow apparently gigglesnorted that...
  • He Called It, And Now Silver's A Pop-Culture Star [Predicted Winner In All 50 States]

    11/09/2012 8:14:14 PM PST · by Steelfish · 46 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 09, 2012 | OCELYN NOVECK
    He Called It, And Now Silver's A Pop-Culture Star By JOCELYN NOVECK NEW YORK (AP) — The other night, Nate Silver got a little taste of what things are going to be like for him, post-Election 2012. The 34-year-old statistician, unabashed numbers geek, author and creator of the much-read FiveThirtyEight blog at The New York Times had gone out for a drink with friends on Manhattan's Lower East Side. But he couldn't stay incognito; immediately, he says, people sitting at the bar recognized him. He was surprised, but probably shouldn't have been. After all, for 24 hours, ever since his...
  • FR, Nate Silver accepts your apology

    11/06/2012 10:35:23 PM PST · by ksen · 15 replies
    As any poker player knows, those 8 percent chances do come up once in a while. If it happens this year, then a lot of polling firms will have to re-examine their assumptions — and we will have to re-examine ours about how trustworthy the polls are. But the odds are that Mr. Obama will win another term.
  • FiveThirtyEight Forecast Barack Obama 313.0 Romney 225.0 Electoral Vote

    11/06/2012 10:27:27 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 51 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 11/6/2012 (updated 10:10 AM ET) | Nate Silver
    FiveThirtyEight Forecast Updated 10:10 AM ET on Nov. 6 Electoral Vote Barack Obama 313.0 Mitt Romney 225.0 Chance of winning Barack Obama 90.9% Mitt Romney 9.1% ...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-05-12 (The Thumb That Saved Florida!)

    11/05/2012 11:08:07 AM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 25 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 5, 2012 | KOmmie Kwik, KOmmies, and Charles Henrickson
    Last time we heard how Mayor Gloomberg's COMPLETELY UNEXPECTED endorsement is going to tip the balance and deliver the Northeast for President Obama. But what about the swing states? What about Redneck Nation, Pickup Truck America? Will THEY come through for Our President? Well, don't worry, progs! All those states are IN THE BAG for Obama, thanks to this secret weapon: The Thumb That Saved Florida. The KOmmies are excited about The Thumb That Saved Florida, as we see in this THREAD, "White Woman in Pickup Truck Gave Obama Supporters Clandestine Thumbs Up Her Husband Couldn't See." So now...
  • FiveThirtyEight Blog Doubles Down: Ohio a Near Lock for Obama

    10/27/2012 3:39:14 PM PDT · by nwrep · 107 replies
    The New York Times, FiveThirtyEight Blog | October 27, 2012 | nwrep
    Click on the link below for the analysis. http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/27/oct-26-state-poll-averages-usually-call-election-right/ There are some good points that this blog makes about why Ohio might be out of reach for Romney. It boils down to the fact that all polls show the race as tied as best in Ohio - not a single poll has shown R&R leading there. The average lead for 0 based on OH state polls is around 2 points, enough to put him over the top in Ohio based on historical trends correlating polls to actual results. I have read articles here from prognosticators, tea leaf readers and political...
  • Daily Kos/SEIU Poll: Romney Beats Obama 50-46

    10/16/2012 8:11:15 AM PDT · by Justaham · 39 replies
    breitbart.com/ ^ | 10/16/12 | John Nolte
    The left-leaning Public Policy Polling does regular weekly polling for the extreme left-leaning Daily Kos and SEIU, and the numbers this morning have probably stopped the hearts of leftists everywhere. Nationally, the poll shows Romney up four, 50-46%. In the swing states, the news is just as bad with Romney up three, 50-47%. In this particular poll, the movement towards Romney nationally is a net gain of two points. In the swing states, Romney overcame a four-point deficit. Two weeks ago he was losing to Obama, 50-46%. That's a seven-point shift. Daily Kos released the daily numbers in this three-day...
  • Romney Jumps to Lead in Another Poll

    10/09/2012 6:30:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | October 9, 2012 | Bryan Preston
    Whoa. Public Policy Polling sometimes acts like Public Policy Trolling. Tom Jensen’s outfit will publish polls that are not just outliers from other polls, they can be outliers from our realm in the time-space continuum. They had Obama leading Rick Perry in Texas, at the height of Perry’s presidential buzz last year, for instance, and PPP’s polls tend to lean more left than other polls. I bring all of that up, to drop this hammer on you. Mitt Romney has overtaken President Obama in a Public Policy Polling survey released on Tuesday. Romney won 49 percent support from likely voters...
  • Romney still faces an uphill battle on Electoral College

    10/04/2012 4:43:25 PM PDT · by oneprolifewoman · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | Nate Silver
    The FiveThirtyEight forecast had Mr. Obama gaining slightly on Wednesday, estimating that he had a 86.1 percent chance of winning the Electoral College on Nov. 6 — up from 84.7 percent in Tuesday’s forecast. This came despite the fact that it appeared there actually had been a modest shift back toward Mitt Romney in the polls even before the debate. In our “now-cast” — an estimate of what would happen if an election were held immediately — Mr. Obama’s projected margin of victory in the national popular vote had fallen by about one percentage point between Sunday and Wednesday. Our...
  • "Horses**t" (Romney adviser on Dem demoralizing campaign)

    09/10/2012 6:54:52 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 119 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 09/10/12 | Rich Lowry
    I asked a top Romney adviser what he makes of reports that the Romney campaign knows it’s losing and that Ohio is slipping out of reach (PPP has a new poll with Obama at 50 in the state):“It’s horses**t. Nobody in Boston thinks we’re going to lose. We’re in a tight race. We had a 4-5 point bounce after our convention and it evaporated when they had theirs. Now they have a 4-5 bounce. It’s going evaporate in September. We feel good about the map. We’re up with advertising in Wisconsin and I think North Carolina is going to come...
  • Liberals rejoice at the news that Hurricane Isaac could hit Tampa during the RNC

    08/22/2012 6:05:50 AM PDT · by FL2012 · 69 replies
    Examiner ^ | 8/22/2012 | Robert Elliott
    So when a hurricane hits a heavily populated area, it is no laughing matter. But some liberals are enjoying the news anyway.
  • 2008:Issa Voted to Fund Project Gunrunner & Merida Initiative - Liberals say no limitations

    06/21/2012 2:45:15 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 42 replies
    DK ^ | June 21 2012 | Daily Kos- by cc
    The Merida Initiative is the, and was the, basis for the 2008 HR-6028 Bill which specifically funded "Project Gunrunner." Darrell Issa pretends he has never heard of Project Gunrunner, yet in 2008 he specifically voted to fund Project Gunrunner. Apparently, there is more than just a huge connection between Merida Initiative and Project Gunrunner whereby Project Gunrunner funding, per HR-6028, is directly enveloped into the Merida Initiative. In October 2007, President Bush and President announced the Mérida Initiative, is a Billions of dollar aid package to support Mexico's President Calderón's war on drugs by, among other things, sending military grade...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 06-11-12 (NUtroots Nation 2012: The progs are dense in Providence)

    06/11/2012 12:07:24 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 62 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 11, 2012 | KOmmies and Charles Henrickson
    Where have all the progressives gone? You say you haven't seen hide nor hair of them over the past four or five days? You're wondering where they all are? Did they commit mass hara-kiri after the Wipeout in Wisconsin? Have they all moved to France (where they don't wear underpants)? Have they retreated into OMB (Occupy Mom's Basement)? No, the reason you haven't seen the progressives around much lately is this: The progs were dense in Providence. A dense concentration of them, I mean. In Providence, Rhode Island. They were all there for "Netroots Nation 2012," the seventh annual...
  • A Closer Look at Those Wisconsin Exit Polls

    06/07/2012 10:46:27 PM PDT · by neverdem · 24 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | June 7, 2012 | Sean Trende
    The Democrats emerged from Tuesday's recall election with two consolation prizes. The first is that they flipped a seat in the Wisconsin state Senate, taking control of that body (which won’t convene again until after the 2012 elections). The second, and most frequently cited, is that exit polls found President Obama ahead of Mitt Romney by seven points in Wisconsin. As Markos Moulitsas of DailyKos summarized, “[a] seven-point lead, Obama over 50 percent, despite lacking participation of one of Obama's biggest constituencies (young voters), does not suggest a particularly close race this November. If Republicans want to dump their millions...
  • Democrats Go Over the Top With Last-Minute Walker Smear

    06/03/2012 1:02:58 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 48 replies
    Power Line ^ | 6/3/12 | John Hinderaker
    Unbelievable. The Democrats are looking down the barrel of a humiliating defeat in Wisconsin’s recall election on Tuesday, so today they played their last card: they started a rumor that Scott Walker fathered an illegitimate child 24 years ago. The “scoop” comes from something called the Wisconsin Citizens Media Co-op. The “Co-op” attributes the story to a woman named Bernadette Gillick, who teaches physical therapy at the University of Minnesota. Ms. Gillick claims to have known Walker’s girlfriend when they were students at Marquette. The “Co-op” says it has “not been able to independently verify Bernadette’s account.” No surprise there.
  • Liberal Black Female Blogger Calls For Sarah Palin’s Death

    05/14/2012 4:07:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | May 14, 2012 | Gary P. Jackson
    I don’t generally talk about death threats against Sarah Palin. I feel these things only encourage more of them. But after talking with fellow blogger and friend Jackie, from the Sarah Palin Blog I feel this needs to be out there and talked about. First the tweet: (IMAGE AT LINK) Jackie has saved a progression of tweets where this blogger discusses this call for Sarah’s death. Click on the various photos on Jackie’s site to read them. The blogger shows concern that she might get in trouble and eventually deleted her Twitter account. She now has a new account, which...
  • There are no winners in war against moderates

    05/05/2012 3:57:17 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 54 replies
    http://www.kearneyhub.com ^ | May 5, 2012 | Cokie and Steven Roberts
    Former Republican Rep. Tom Davis told The Hill newspaper: “The middle is getting squeezed,” but his comment vastly understates the crisis in the capital. Activists in both parties have declared war on moderates. The ideological gap between the two parties is widening rapidly. Paralysis is pervasive. Political scientist Keith Poole of the University of Georgia, who studies voting patterns, told the National Journal: “We are clearly as conflicted as we’ve been since 1905. The parties are, I think, completely dysfunctional and incapable of acting on major policy.” The National Journal reports that as recently as 1999, more than half of...
  • Mohamed Merah's Father Says He Won't Shut Up; Hires Lawyer to Sue French Police

    03/29/2012 5:42:58 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 22 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 3-29-2012 | SHREEJA VN
    The father of Mohamed Merah, the Toulouse man of Algerian descent who killed seven people and was shot dead by police, will sue a French police unit over his son's death. Mohamed Benalal Merah has reportedly hired an Algerian Lawyer to sue the French security services for not following the legal procedures while attempting to arrest Merah, AFP reported. "Mr. (Mohamed Benalal) Merah came to our office in Algiers on Tuesday to formally ask us to sue the French security services (RAID) for not having followed procedure during the attempt to arrest Mohamed Merah and his murder," lawyer Zahia Mokhtari...
  • Daily Kos Unglued About Trayvon, Smears Republicans as Racist Paranoid

    03/27/2012 5:52:21 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 27 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 27MAR2012 | Tim Graham
    <p>As the media coverage of Trayvon Martin's death turns more political, with President Obama calling for national "soul-searching" and Newt Gingrich and others on the right calling his remarks "disgraceful," the politicizers at the Daily Kos are upset their preferred Racist America narrative is being questioned.</p>
  • Who Taught Rogue American to Shoot 16 Afghan Civilians? Daily Kos Indicts Limbaugh

    How rabid are leftists right now to attach anything and everything to Rush Limbaugh? See the Daily Kos with their Sunday night diatribe titled "Did Soldier who Killed 16 in Afghanistan Receive his Diploma from the Rush Limbaugh Show?" No one knows the reasons why this man would shoot innocent civilians, but the Kosmonauts have great imaginations and have already declared Limbaugh is an accessory to mass murder. The author is Constance Hilliard, a professor of African and Middle East History at North Texas University.
  • Outrageous!… Daily Kos Urges Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Andrew Breitbart’s Funeral

    According to The Daily Caller, Although the news of Andrew Breitbart’s death is still fairly fresh, the merry band of faceless marauders at the Daily Kos have decided it is time to use his death as an opportunity to make political hay. A post dated March 1 by “dragon82a,” titled “Let’s Help Andrew Breitbart go out In Style..Get Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Him” encourages readers to post on the Westboro Baptist Church’s Facebook page calling for the group to protest Andrew Breitbart’s funeral: Here is the Facebook of the WestBoro Baptist Church: Send them a message anything will do,...
  • Daily Kos calls for Westboro Baptist Church to protest at Breitbart funeral

    03/01/2012 8:05:58 PM PST · by massmike · 36 replies · 75+ views
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | 03/01/2012 | Jeff Poor
    Although the news of Andrew Breitbart’s death is still fairly fresh, the merry band of faceless marauders at the Daily Kos have decided it is time to use his death as an opportunity to make political hay. A post dated March 1 by “dragon82a,” titled “Let’s Help Andrew Breitbart go out In Style..Get Westboro Baptist Church to Protest Him” encourages readers to post on the Westboro Baptist Church’s Facebook page calling for the group to protest Andrew Breitbart’s funeral:
  • Aping Rush Limbaugh's 'Operation Chaos,' Daily Kos Announces 'Operation Hilarity' to Vote for...

    02/16/2012 6:20:32 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 118 replies
    Aping Rush Limbaugh's 'Operation Chaos,' Daily Kos Announces 'Operation Hilarity' to Vote for Santorum By Tim Graham Created 02/16/2012 - 8:30am Please revisit all the liberals who called Rush Limbaugh's "Operation Chaos" effort urging conservatives to vote for Hillary Clinton "undemocratic" and worse. Because Daily Kos blog boss Markos Moulitsas announced on Wednesday "Operation Hilarity," urging liberals to turn out and vote for Rick Santorum to "keep the GOP clown show going!" "Rush Limbaugh and his ilk have had no problem meddling in our own contests. And if there's one thing Daily Kos is about, it's about fighting fire with...
  • [Daily Kos Founder/Owner] Markos Moulitsas: Dems happy for Gingrich (Bucket suggested)

    01/24/2012 4:40:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | January 24, 2012 | Markos Moulitsas
    Just one week ago, I used this column to concede that the GOP establishment had prevailed in its primary process, and that Mitt Romney was likely headed to the nomination. What a difference a week makes, huh? Fueled by his performance in the two pre-primary debates last week, as well as lingering distaste for Romney, Newt Gingrich enjoyed a breakout electoral win in South Carolina. His double-digit blowout has translated to serious momentum. Gallup’s tracking poll, which had given Romney a 10-point national lead over Gingrich early last week, clocked in Monday with a statistically insignificant 1-point Romney edge. And...