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  • Hillary Clinton used to sound a lot like Trump on immigration [Video quotes]

    07/30/2016 9:41:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    youtube ^ | 6/8/16 | Numbers USA
    Hillary Clinton used to sound a lot like Trump on immigration [side by side sound bites of Hillary saying what she condemns Trump for saying NOW!]
  • Ted Cruz's Canadian, Goldman Sachs values

    01/18/2016 4:03:54 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 53 replies
    Mofo Politics ^ | Jan. 17, 2016 | MP
    In the back-and-forth over "New York values", Team Cruz is now circulating a video of Trump espousing more liberal positions, 17 years ago.It worth noting, however, that Ted Cruz espoused more liberal positions– in some cases– just 17 weeks ago…Green Cards In 2013, Cruz proposed doubling "the overall worldwide green card caps from 675,000 visas per year to 1.35 million per year (not including refugees and asylum-seekers)."He flip-flopped in 2015. Guest Workers In 2013, Cruz proposed raising the number of H-1Bs from 65,000 to 325,000.He flip-flopped in 2015. Amnesty In 2013, Cruz proposed an amendment “to provide a legal...
  • Cruz questioned by Wallace on his flipped Crop Insurance vote.

    01/17/2016 5:59:38 PM PST · by SteveSCH · 123 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/17/2016 | Chris Wallace
    Cruz tells Chris Wallace he flipped his vote on crop insurance because he didn't realize what he was voting on. Blames his staff. https://youtu.be/1U3BNMK0x1A
  • Marco Rubio: I’m The Best When It Comes To Fixing Illegal Immigration

    01/05/2016 6:35:52 AM PST · by Rockitz · 32 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 4 Jan 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Republican presidential candidate Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says that no one who has ever run for president knows more about fixing immigration in the United States than he does. In a New Hampshire town hall meeting, the Florida Senator argued that he was not a supporter of amnesty – even though his immigration bill proposed by the Senate “Gang of Eight” offered illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. “No one who has ever run for president understands this issue personally better than I do and that’s why I can tell you and you should tell your friends that no...
  • Hamas arrests dolphin accused of being an Israeli spy

    08/19/2015 7:16:25 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 45 replies
    The Week ^ | 19 Aug 2015 | Jeva Lange
    ANIMAL ESPIONAGE Hamas arrests dolphin accused of being an Israeli spy Israel is so often accused of animal espionage that an entire "Israel-related animal conspiracy theories" Wikipedia page exists.
  • Boehner Responds to Reid: 'Go F Yourself'

    01/02/2013 6:25:35 AM PST · by RummyChick · 139 replies
    weekly standard ^ | 1/2 | weekly standard
    "Go f yourself," Boehner repeated. Politico reports on the exchange: House Speaker John Boehner couldnt hold back when he spotted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the White House lobby last Friday. It was only a few days before the nation would go over the fiscal cliff, no bipartisan agreement was in sight, and Reid had just publicly accused Boehner of running a dictatorship in the House and caring more about holding onto his gavel than striking a deal. Go f yourself, Boehner sniped as he pointed his finger at Reid, according to multiple sources present. Reid, a bit startled,...
  • Flipper's Greatest Flops: Starring Mitt Romney & Friends

    I saw the link to this circulated on Twitter. I assume this is by a pro-Newt entity, but it just as easily could be the Democrats theme for the general election. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the sound of the dolphin may be worth ten thousand words, or the image of John Kerry wind surfing, or Mike Dukakis in a tank. The sound is what makes the ad devastating. Its memorable.
  • 14 Bald-Faced Mitt Romney Flip-Flops That Were Dug Up By John McCain

    01/21/2012 5:06:13 AM PST · by tsowellfan · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Last night, BuzzFeed got a hold of the 2008 John McCain campaign's research book on Mitt Romney. In over 200 painstakingly researched pages, it notes every slip-up, political fib, and potential liability for Romney going forward. And of course it picks apart all the times Romney has said one thing, and then when the political winds changed, said something else. Read more: 14 Bald-Faced Mitt Romney Flip-Flops That Were Dug Up By John McCain
  • Newt Gingrich: I Crossed The Line (Bain Criticism)

    01/11/2012 12:10:06 PM PST · by truthkeeper · 173 replies · 9+ views
    politico.com ^ | Jan. 11, 2012 | Jonathan Allen
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Newt Gingrich signaled Wednesday that he believes his criticism of Mitt Romneys record at Bain Capital is a mistake and that hes created an impression that he was echoing Democratic rhetoric. Gingrich conceded the problem when pressed by a Rick Santorum supporter at a book-signing here Wednesday. Im here to implore one thing of you. I think youve missed the target on the way youre addressing Romneys weaknesses. I want to beg you to redirect and go after his obvious disingenuous about his conservatism and lay off the corporatist versus the free market. I think its...
  • Romney Rebooted Makes a Rare Calculating Error

    10/26/2011 1:07:31 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Time-Swampland ^ | October 26, 2011 | Adam Sorensen
    Mitt Romney has put a lot of work into reversing the perception, prevalent during his 2008 campaign, that his ideological compass only follows the magnetic field of whichever electorate he happens to be trying to win over. The title of his campaign book, No Apology, was as much a statement of principle as it was a potshot at the (entirely fictional) bowing and scraping Obama has done overseas. Hes refused to cede an inch on the merits of his Massachusetts health reform program, despite the incredibly inconvenient fact that Democrats cribbed from it when they wrote their national overhaul. And...
  • Herman Cain Flip-Flopped on the Killing of Anwar al-Awlaki

    10/03/2011 3:25:20 PM PDT · by PerryBachmann2012 · 58 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 10-03-2011 | Chris Good
    In early May, GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain said it would be illegal for the Obama administration to assassinate Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen and suspected Yemeni terrorist known to be included on a "kill list" maintained by U.S. military and intelligence branches. "In his case, no, because he's an American citizen," Cain said after a nationally televised presidential debate on May 5, when asked specifically about the Obama administration's targeting of al-Awlaki. "If he's an American citizen, which is the big difference, then he should be charged, and he should be arrested and brought to justice." Several weeks later,...
  • Early lead in polls no indication of GOP nominee: Romney grabs momentum, but race is wide open

    07/03/2011 4:26:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July3, 2011 | Seth McLaughlin
    Coming out of the July 4th weekend, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the clear front-runner in the crowded Republican field of White House hopefuls though history suggests the early lead in the polls wont necessarily make him a shoo-in at the ballot box. Polling this far out from the first vote being cast can be a shaky barometer for who will emerge victorious from the grueling primary process. Just ask former House Democratic leader Richard A. Gephardt, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean and former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani each of whom sprinted out to...
  • Who Is Mitt Romney

    06/24/2011 6:29:11 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 17 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/24/2011 | Deroy Murdock
    Republicans recently have watched multiple Romneys at war with each other over abortion, ethanol, global warming, and more. Alas, this is nothing new. Various Romneys have battled themselves on issues as old as the Vietnam War. I longed in many respects to actually be in Vietnam and be representing our country there and in some ways it was frustrating not to feel like I was there as part of the troops that were fighting in Vietnam, Hawkish Romney said in the June 24, 2007, Boston Globe while running as a conservative for 2008s GOP nomination. But Romney sang a softer...
  • GOP frontrunner Romney shirks pro-life pledge: Bachmann, Santorum criticize

    06/20/2011 8:42:09 AM PDT · by RINOs suck · 51 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 6/20/2011 | by Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Former Massachusetts governor and leading GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has refused to sign a pro-life pledge by the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List, inviting a rash of criticism from more overtly pro-life candidates. The pledge asked candidates to promise to nominate conservative federal judges and appoint only pro-life persons to relevant Cabinet and Executive Branch positions. SBA List also called upon the candidates to promise to advance government-wide Hyde amendment legislation and a federal Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and to defund Planned Parenthood and all other contractors and recipients of federal...
  • (LIVE THREAD!) Republican Presidential Debate #2 - June 13, 2011 8pm/5pm: New Hampshire

    06/13/2011 4:49:56 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 1,315 replies
    Broadcast on: CNN Broadcast time: 8pm EDT/5pm PDT The Candidates:Michele Bachmann Bachmann is serving her 3rd full term in the U.S. House. Founder of the House Tea Party Caucus, she earned a Master of Laws degree, worked as a tax attorney, and was a foster mother for 23 teenagers. She is a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Herman Cain Cain is the former chief executive of Godfather's Pizza and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He lost the Georgia Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in 2004. He was recently the...
  • Where is Glenn Beck? (vanity)

    03/10/2011 9:33:09 AM PST · by Signalman · 29 replies
    3/10/2011 | Self
    Anyone know the status of Glenn Beck? Subs have been filling in for him on his radio show all week, and the Judge has been hosting his TV show on Fox. Other than the rumors that were floating around claiming he was being terminated at Fox, I haven't heard anything related to his current status.
  • See Mitt Romney flip-flop

    03/07/2011 8:01:17 PM PST · by pissant · 22 replies · 2+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/7/11 | Michael Kinsley
    His convenient and implausibly explained reversals on issues say all we need to know about his character. He will do or say anything to become president. We're all for transparency these days, and if anything is transparently clear about American politics, it is that Mitt Romney will do or say anything to become president. The best guess is that at heart he is an old-fashioned moderate, business-oriented Republican (just about the last one standing). But there's no knowing for sure. He may have no sincere beliefs at all. There was a piece about Romney on the front page of the...
  • Conservatives won't let poor Mitt Romney off hook on health care

    02/16/2011 12:03:32 AM PST · by pissant · 32 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 2/15/11 | Greg Sargeant
    On Friday I argued that Mitt Romney's health care dilemma is akin to a Gordian Knot. Conservatives are insistent that Romney explain his previous support for the individual mandate, in order to prove he's not ideologically suspect, but when he does try to explain it, he only reinforces the sense that he's ideologically malleable and opportunistic. Don't take my word for it, though. Righty blogger Jennifer Rubin reports that this is exactly how conservatives see it, and adds that his only way out is to repudiate Romneycare completely: Romney has a huge problem that a wide array of Tea Partyers,...
  • Marriott hotels cut pornographic videos from rooms

    01/25/2011 2:49:40 PM PST · by pissant · 14 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 1/25/11 | Sarah Hartley
    Marriott Hotels recently announced that it will be phasing out and no longer be offering pay-per-view adult videos in its worldwide hotels. The change will affect nearly 600,000 rooms in the Marriott-brand hotels, which include Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott, Renaissance Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, as well as Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC and others. The company said that the prevalence of phones, iPads and other devices has decreased the use and revenues from hotel-provided entertainment. Yet others have also speculated that pulling the plug on pornography came at the request of potential 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who until...
  • Christie hosts dinner with Romney

    01/25/2011 2:46:20 PM PST · by pissant · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/25/11 | Chris Heinze
    The Star-Ledger reports that Chris Christie and some of his top political advisers met with Mitt Romney at the governor's mansion for dinner last night. The sources described the dinner as an informal discussion without any specific talk of endorsements in New Jersey's Republican presidential primary. .... The sources requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the meeting. If you remember, Romney endorsed Christie over GOP foe, Steve Lonegan, in the 2009 NJ Republican gubernatorial primary. Considering Christie's meteoric rise in grassroots conservatism, it seems strange to say it, but Lonegan was considered the more conservative of the...