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  • AL FRANKEN KNOCKS DOWN DEAN HECKLER {Media, Dem, Cruz, Rubio, et al double-standard against Trump}

    03/14/2016 7:39:27 PM PDT · by drpix · 72 replies
    nypost.com ^ | January 27, 2004 | Vince Morris
    EXETER, N.H. - Wise-cracking funnyman Al Franken yesterday body-slammed a demonstrator to the ground after the man tried to shout down Gov. Howard Dean. The tussle left Franken's trademark thick-rim glasses broken, but he said he was not injured. Franken - who seemed in a state of shock and out of breath after the incident - was helped back to his feet by several people who watched the tussle. Police arrived soon after. "I got down low and took his legs out," said Franken afterwards. Franken said he's not backing Dean but merely wanted to protect the right of people...
  • Get Real! Cut the Third Party Crap: The Two Parties Are Not the Same

    12/05/2009 3:41:40 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 876 replies · 10,478+ views
    Rush ^ | December 1st | rush
    I'm all for Ralph Nader running again. I'd love for Howard Dean to get fed up or some other Democrat to get fed up with Obama and I'd love for a third party of Democrats and liberals to establish itself. I want all kinds of liberals to line and up run in third parties. That's how we weaken their side. As for our side, the focus must be to take back the Republican Party. That's the way you win. You can draw attention to yourself by denouncing both parties at the same time, and you can think that you're relating...
  • Video: Howard Dean admits labor unions are "Super PACs that Democrats like"

    02/07/2016 4:07:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 7, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Does this qualify as a “gaffe” when defined in classic Washington terms? Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean sat down with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC to talk about the New Hampshire primary and seems to have lost control of his better partisan senses for a moment. Mitchell was quizzing him about all the money that Hillary Clinton has taken from special interest groups though her Super PACs and her paid speaking engagements, relating these bits of history to recent attacks coming from Bernie Sanders’ campaign. Dean is one of Clinton’s most vocal (and frequently incomprehensible) supporters and he didn’t take kindly...
  • Dean: ‘Donald Trump Has Finally Met More Than His Match’ in Bill Clinton

    01/01/2016 5:35:11 PM PST · by VinL · 136 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/1/16 | Pam Key
    Friday on MSNBC while discussing Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s strategy to attack former President Bill Clinton to weaken his potential general election opponent Hillary Clinton, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean echoed his sentiments from yesterday when he said that strategy was ill-advised. Dean said, "I would say that Donald Trump has finally met more than his match. Bill Clinton’s the best politician in this country, probably the best we've seen in this country since Franklin Roosevelt. And he's not going to respond to Donald Trump. Donald Trump is really good at what he does. His skills don't...
  • Surprisingly Feisty Michael Steele To Howard Dean: 'You're Shilling for Hillary'

    12/21/2015 6:26:11 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 6 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Spine of Steele! Where has this feisty Michael Steele been? In this NewsBuster's view, the former RNC chairman has too often been the voice of the mushy Republican middle. But on MSNBC's All In this evening, Steele forcefully advanced the GOP cause. For starters, Steele shocked guest host Alex Wagner when he said Donald Trump would beat Hillary Clinton in a debate. Steele then took on Howard Dean, mocking the former DNC chairman when he claimed Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz "know nothing" about foreign policy. For good measure, Michael accused Dean of "shilling for Hillary." Say it, Steele! View...
  • Democracy For America Endorses Sanders Over Clinton (Over the urging of Howard Dean)

    12/18/2015 12:21:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | December 17, 2015 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders added more progressive grassroots support to his campaign Thursday, picking up the endorsement of the Vermont-based Democracy For America, which was founded out of Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign. The endorsement gives the Vermont senator another big piece of the organized progressive movement to leverage for fundraising and grassroots organizing. It’s the first time DFA has endorsed in a Democratic primary since its founding, and the group pledged Thursday to throw its weight behind Sanders as the homestretch to the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries begins in earnest...
  • Howard Dean:"Free Speech is good. Respecting Others Is better"

    12/07/2015 12:56:58 PM PST · by Biggirl · 45 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | December 7, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Fewer and fewer people seem to understand the significance and importance of the freedom of speech these days: the avalanche of criticism that was heaped upon my colleague Pamela Geller for our event in defense of the freedom of speech in Garland, Texas last May demonstrated that.
  • Howard Dean Group Fundraising Off CA Shootings—GOP 'Standing With Terrorists'

    12/02/2015 5:35:35 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Grotesque, money-grubbing ghouls. How better could you describe Howard Dean's group, Democracy for America? They can't even wait for the blood to dry before exploiting the slaughter in San Bernadino for dollars. This NewsBuster just received an email from DFA admitting "the tragic situation in San Bernardino is still going on." And yet, because Republicans respect the Second Amendment, DFA accuses "Paul Ryan and the entire Republican party" of "aiding and abetting terrorists," "standing with terrorists," and being people who "enable terrorists." Of course it's all about that button at the bottom of the email: DONATE. Remember "dissent is patriotic"?...
  • SMACKDOWN! (FRANKEN)

    01/28/2004 1:29:38 AM PST · by kattracks · 27 replies · 163+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/28/04
    <p>January 28, 2004 -- Al Franken is a big fat blabbermouth, and now he thinks he's Hulk Hogan. OK, maybe not that fat.</p> <p>But a blabbermouth for sure - and now he's unleashed a new weapon: the body slam.</p> <p>At a Howard Dean campaign stop in New Hampshire Monday, Franken lost control of himself when lunatic-fringe acolytes of Lyndon LaRouche began heckling the former Vermont governor.</p>
  • Nate Silver: Trump, Carson Have About 5% Chance Of Winning Gop Nomination

    09/15/2015 9:51:24 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 172 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/15/15 | IAN HANCHETT
    Fivethirtyeight.com founder Nate Silver said that GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson have a maybe about 5% chance of winning the nomination on Mondays broadcast of CNNs AC360. Silver put Trumps and Carsons chances of winning the nomination at maybe about 5% each, somewhere around there. Silver explained, there are a of couple things to think about. One is that if you look back at history, youve never seen candidates like Donald Trump certainly, or Ben Carson win a party nomination, and secondly, if you look at the polling a lot of times, a candidate leading the...
  • Howard Dean: Hillarys email scandal is a big nothingburger created by the media

    09/10/2015 11:25:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/10/15 | Robert Laurie
    Dems gonna be Dems This week, Hillary Clinton finally stopped stonewalling and issued an apology. More accurately, she issued what passes for an apology in Clinton-land. Really it was just a jumble of half-truths and carefully parsed words designed to make saying nothing sound like saying everything. Still, it was the surest sign yet that her campaign is aware of the damage being done by the ongoing email scandal. To minimize that damage, her allies, sycophants, and hangers-on have been making the press rounds. It looks like theyve gotten their marching orders, and the Democrats standard Hillary Clinton plan-of-action will...
  • Mika to Hillary Dead-Ender Dean on Email: 'Your Partisan Whatever is Oozing'

    08/12/2015 6:26:59 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Partisanship oozing out of Howard Dean's wherever! On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski, exasperated by Howard Dean's dead-ender defense of Hillary on the email scandal, told him "your partisan whatever is just ooz[ing.]" You know Hillary is in hot water when even Andrea Mitchell had to report that there are "big" problems for Clinton on the email front. But Howard Dean has apparently decided to go down with Hillary's ship, clinging to his claim that the email scandal is "hooey" and declaring "you're just not going to get me to give on this." View the video here.
  • Howard Dean: We Need to Be 'More Humble, Stop Making Fun' of Trump

    07/30/2015 6:24:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    This is fodder for WSJ columnist James Taranto's "everything is seemingly spinning out of control" file. Howard Dean has declared that we'll have to be "more humble" about Donald Trump's prospects and that he will "have to stop making fun" of him for now. What's got Dean doing a 180 on Trump? Not just the latest polls, which include one showing Trump trouncing Jeb and Rubio in their home state of Florida. Above all, it was the experience of viewing, on today's Morning Joe, a stunning focus group of New Hampshire Republicans who were uniformly and enthusiastically pro-Trump, saying things...
  • Kristol Cracks Up When Dean Claims 'Hillary Is Change'

    06/16/2015 6:19:11 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Think of Hillary Clinton. I know, I know, but work with me. Now think of the first 100 things that come to mind. Is "change" one of them? It is for Howard Dean, and Bill Kristol found that hilarious. On today's Morning Joe, explaining his early endorsement of Hillary, Dean claimed that "Hillary Clinton is change." That was enough to provoke hearty laughter in the normally-composed Kristol. Manifestly in a jocular mood, Kristol later turned the PC tables on Mika Brzezinski. When she claimed that young people are very enthusiastic about Hillary, Kristol told Mika that she needed to hang...
  • Gore, Dean, and Kennedy: Their Speech Instructor!

    06/07/2004 12:11:05 PM PDT · by texson66 · 31 replies · 284+ views
    Self | 7 June 04 | Texson66
    Driving home from work last Friday ( 4 June 04), I heard Sean Hannity playing some of the Democrats' speeches (Gore, Kennedy, and Dean) from the last few months. Sean and Gingrich (his guest) analyzed the false logic in the speeches, but it was the tone, the hatefulness, and pace of the delivery of the speeche that really caught my attention. The longer I listened the more I think they all had taken speech instructions from Hitler!
  • Howard Dean: Jesus Probably to Left of Democratic Party

    05/14/2015 5:13:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 55 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is Jesus a Bernie Sanders fan? Could be, if you believe Howard Dean. On today's Morning Joe, Dean claimed that "if you look at the red-letter version of the Bible, Jesus was probably to the left of the Democratic party." Dean's declaration came in the context of a discussion of yesterday's forum on poverty in which President Obama and AEI President Arthur Brooks participated. Question: is Dean confusing the establishment of faceless government bureaucracies that can entrap people in dependency with the kind of personal caring for the downtrodden that Christ commanded? View the video here.
  • George Soros Backs New Progressive Agenda with $159 Million (Liberals 'Contract With America')

    05/12/2015 1:08:20 PM PDT · by drewh · 17 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | May 12, 2015 | 12:42 PM EDT | By Alatheia Larsen
    NBC announced on Sunday they were starting a new series called "Meet the Money: The Billionaire Donors." They started with GOP-backing Sheldon Adelson. When will they get to George Soros? In an effort to revitalize and unify the far-left Democratic party, progressives have relied on the very thing they often criticize -- the deep pockets of a billionaire supporter. Agenda supporters were linked to at least $159 million dollars in donations or political contributions from Soros. Many of those self-proclaimed progressives will gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol May 12 at 3 p.m. to celebrate a new, far-left...
  • Scarborough Calls Hillary Defender Howard Dean 'New England Version of James Carville'

    04/30/2015 6:59:45 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How did Howard Dean go from vivid voice of the New Left to political hack defending Hillary Clinton at all costs? Joe Scarborough called Dean on it today, telling Howard he had become the "New England version of James Carville." Dean, on today's Morning Joe, dismissed the latest Washington Post story suggesting possible financial improprieties at the Clinton Foundation as "a breathless piece of hot air" and, incredibly, Dean said he'd advise Hillary not to address the rising tide of questions. The depth of Hillary's dilemma is reflected in the fact that defenders like Dean are reduced to claiming that...
  • Morning Joe Slams Howard Dean's 'Jihad' Against Clinton Expos Authors

    04/23/2015 7:24:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On today's Morning Joe, ardent Hillary Clinton fan Howard Dean ran into a buzzsaw when he tried to defend her against serious charges of conflict of interest by going after the authors of the stories rather than the substance of the allegations. Joe Scarborough ripped Dean's "comic-book politics" and called his conduct "unbecoming." New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters accused Dean of maligning his fellow reporters, and Mika Brzezinski taunted Dean, saying "you can go on your little jihad against the author, but it's not going to change the facts." View the video here.
  • Howard Dean: 'Why Would You Believe' Daily Mail on Hillary Vetting Coffee Klatchers?

    04/17/2015 5:36:54 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Howard Dean can't handle the truth. Rather than discussing the implications of Hillary Clinton kicking off her campaign by handpicking the "everyday Americans" she spoke with at her first event in Iowa, Dean dissed the Daily Mail, the source of the story. On today's Morning Joe, the volatile former Vermont governor scoffed "it's the Daily Mail. Why would you believe this?" Why, Howard? Well, for starters, the Mail quotes one of the participants by name and at length about the vetting process he underwent prior to being ushered into Hillary's presence. And if the story were inaccurate, don't you think...
  • Howard Dean: U.S Should Walk Away from Iran Negotiations (Video at link)

    04/01/2015 10:26:14 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/1/15 9:09am | Brendan Bordelon
    In a move that stunned the hosts of MSNBCs Morning Joe, liberal former Vermont governor Howard Dean agreed that the U.S. should now walk away from the nuclear negotiation table with Iran. Talks in Lausanne, Switzerland over the Islamic theocracys nuclear program extended past Tuesday nights deadline, with negotiators stuck on what to do with the uranium already enriched and the time it would take for Iran to convert an approved nuclear energy program into one capable of producing weapons. While these details remain unresolved, Iranian negotiators are still demanding an immediate end to international sanctions on their country. I...
  • Dean: If Cotton Wasn't A Veteran,I Would Say Iran Letter "Borders On Treason"

    03/10/2015 8:14:17 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 61 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 10, 2015 | Jeffrey Poor
    On Mondays broadcast of MSNBCs The Last Word, former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean took aim at Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), who took the lead on a letter to the leadership to Iran that warns the regime that any nuclear deal made with the Obama administration and not approved by the Congress faces the risk of not being honored by future administrations.
  • Howard Dean: Scott Walker Says Obama Born In Kenya

    02/23/2015 6:35:07 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 119 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How unhinged has Howard Dean become? So bad that an MSNBC host had to gently walk him back off the ledge. On Chris Hayes' MSNBC show tonight, Dean claimed that Scott Walker says Barack Obama was "born in Kenya." It took Hayes two attempts to break through Dean's blather, but eventually he was able to politely point out: "I should note, you mention the Kenya thing, he has not been asked that." View the video here.
  • Mike Rowe Obliterates Howard Dean's Criticism Of Scott Walker In Brilliant Facebook Post

    02/19/2015 10:38:35 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 41 replies
    WFLA970.com ^ | 2/18/15 | Bill Galluccio
    Howard Dean has been under fire after criticizing Wisconsin Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker for never getting a college degree. He dropped out of college during his senior year to get a job for the Red Cross. Walker went on' The Kelly File' to dispute Dean's claims that he is 'unknowledgeable'. The GOP governor wasn't the only person fighting back against the comments from a man most famous for screaming himself out of the Democratic Primary. Mike Rowe took to his Facebook page to address the issue in a great post about education in America and what...
  • Howard Dean calls Netanyahu a 'disaster,' terms his Congress speech 'stupid' (13 days until speech)

    02/18/2015 2:22:22 PM PST · by Dave346 · 73 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Feb. 18, 2015 | 5:10 PM | Chemi Shalev
    In an unusually harsh attack by an American politician on an Israeli prime minister, former Vermont governor and Democratic chairman Howard Dean lambasted Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, describing him as a disaster whose decision to address Congress in March was a stupid thing to do that has harmed U.S.-Israeli relations greatly. I dont trust Netanyahu. I think hes not served Israel well, Dean added. In an appearance on MSNBCs Morning Joe program, the outspoken Dean, who was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, said, Its outrageous whats going on. Imagine Obama going to Israel two weeks before...
  • Walker: We Dont Need Ivy Leaguer, Not Scared of Other GOP Candidates

    02/18/2015 4:19:29 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 35 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/17/15 | Ian Hanchett
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) declared the country needs a fighter, not just an Ivy Leaguer while expressing that he wasnt afraid of any of the other GOP candidates and dismissed criticism of his lack of a college degree as an elitist, government knows best, top-down approach while arguing weve had [an] Ivy League-trained lawyer in the White House for the last six years[who has] done a pretty lousy job leading this country and on Tuesdays Kelly File on the Fox News Channel. After seeing a clip of former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D) criticizing Walkers lack of a degree,...
  • Scott Walkers lack of a college degree: A non-issue that Democrats should avoid

    02/16/2015 4:26:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Salon ^ | Jim Newell
    There are plenty of things to criticize Scott Walker over. His lack of a college degree is not one of them. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has emerged as a modest front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination in the past couple of weeks. This may well be a temporary state of affairs. If the 2012 GOP primaries taught us anything about the presidential nominating process in the super PAC era, its that every candidate will be the front-runner for a few weeks. At some point this year, everyone from Huckles to Doctor-Citizen Ben Carson will serve a brief spell as the...
  • The Walker-Stupid, Obama-Genius Myth

    02/16/2015 6:09:19 AM PST · by libstripper · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Feb. 16, 2015 | Jack Cashill
    On Joe Scarboroughs MSNBC show this past week Yale-educated Howard Dean added a new word to the lexicon of Democratic condescension, unknowledgeable. Scott Walker, were he to become president, would be the first president in many generations that did not have a college degree, said Dean of the Wisconsin governor. And that's a problem. Scarborough countered later in the conversation, Well, nobody is accusing Scott Walker of being dumb because he didn't graduate from college except you.
  • The Assassination of Scott Walker By The Coward Liberal Media

    02/13/2015 12:45:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 13, 2013 | Matt Vespa
    We all knew this was coming: liberal attacks on Gov. Scott Walker for not having a college degree. In 1990, Walker decided to drop out of Marquette University during the spring semester of his senior year - a decision that’s mystified the political left. But then there’s former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who–as Dan wrote–basically questioned Walker’s intelligence: "This is a particular problem for Scott Walker which has not been an issue yet, but it will. Scott Walker, were he to become president, would be the first president in many generations who did not have a college degree. So the...
  • Howard Dean: Scott Walker 'Unknowledgeable' Because No College Degree

    02/12/2015 4:26:38 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 150 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What a snob! On today's Morning Joe, Howard Dean, a product of fancy prep schools and Yale, suggested that Scott Walker was unfit to be president because his lack of a college degree rendered him "unknowledgeable." Dean's disdain for the un-diplomaed came during a discussion of Walker having declined, during his recent trip to the UK, to state whether he believes in evolution. Joe Scarborough was incredulous at Dean's diss, pointing out that people such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg never finished college. To which list could be added super-successful and knowledgeable people from Rush Limbaugh to Steve Jobs,...
  • Howard Dean Says American Sniper Fans Are Angry Tea Party Supporters

    01/26/2015 8:51:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | January 26, 2015
    Howard Dean believes that the millions of American Sniper fans are primarily just “angry” Tea Party members. The former Democratic National Chairman shared his views about the Chris Kyle supporters during a weekend appearance on the Bill Maher show on HBO – backlash quickly ensued via Twitter and Facebook. “There’s a lot of anger in this country, and the people who go see this movie are people who are very angry,” Howard Dean said about the American Sniper Chris Kyle moviegoers. “This guy [Chris Kyle] basically says, “I’m going to fight on your side. I bet if you looked...
  • Security Code (The Charlie Hebdo massacre, the Left and Islam)

    01/07/2015 9:47:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    PJ Media's Belmont Club ^ | January 7, 2015 | Richard Fernandez
    One of the notable things about the Charlie Hebdo terror attack in Paris was how swiftly it was carried out. It lasted five minutes, said one witness. The cops were already there guarding the newspaper offices. Two of the cops were killed. The assailants gained admittance by forcing a cartoonist to enter the door security code at gunpoint. A large percentage of people maybe nearly everyone would have done the same thing, yielded to that threat, in a moment of fear. A certain smaller percentage, perhaps 2 to percent, would for some reason refuse; and refuse unreasonably...
  • HOWARD DEAN: DONT CALL PARIS TERRORISTS MUSLIM

    01/07/2015 9:05:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/07/2015 | Jeffrey Poor
    On Wednesdays Morning Joe, former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) downplayed any ties of gunmen that killed 12 at the offices of a French satirical magazines in Paris have to the religion of Islam. According to Dean, we should stop attributing the Muslim label to them because they fall in line with a cult that is able to overcome Frances strict gun laws to carry out such an attack. You know, this is a chronic problem, Dean said. I stopped calling these people Muslim terrorists. Theyre about as Muslim as I am. I mean, they have no respect for whatever anybody...
  • Howard Dean: Don't Call Paris Shooters 'Muslim Terrorists'

    01/07/2015 5:33:50 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 102 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Howard Deanthat celebrated scholar of Islamhas weighed in on today's murderous rampage in Paris and declared that he refuses to call the shooters in this and similar cases "Muslim terrorists." According to Dean, the disregard for the lives of others that these terrorists display "is not what the Koran says." Dean's denial of the obvious puts him in the company of many liberals, most notably including President Obama, who after the beheading of James Foley declared that ISIS "speaks for no religion." View the video here.
  • Howard Dean: Im Ready for Hillary

    12/10/2014 10:47:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | December 10, 2014 | Former Gov. Howard Dean
    Hillary Clinton is by far the most qualified person in the United States to serve as President. If she runs, I will support her. I have known Hillary for almost twenty-five years. We first met when I was the governor of Vermont and she was the First Lady, giving us the opportunity to work together in various capacities, particularly on expanding health care access. During those years, I have learned that she is one of the most conscientious and competent people I have ever met. She has an enormous capacity to analyze and solve problems. She has a work ethic...
  • Howard Dean: Athletes Wearing 'Abortion is Murder' Not Same as 'I Can't Breathe'

    12/09/2014 5:45:31 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 67 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hypocrisy, thy name is Howard. The former Dem prez candidate is predictably all good with NBA players wearing "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts. But what, posited Joe Scarborough on today's Morning Joe, if other players wore "Abortion is Murder" shirts? Dean claimed that's "not exactly the same" and is "a different kind of debate." Why? Because, according to Dean, "the survival of our country depends" on resolving the police/black men issue. You really want to talk about "survival," Dr. Dean, when tens of millions have not survived since Roe v. Wade? View the video here.
  • Dems, Its Time to Dump Dixie (Projectile Vomit Alert!)

    12/08/2014 10:12:09 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 58 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 12-8-14 | Micheal Tomasky
    With Mary Landrieus ignominious exit, the Democrats will have lost their last senator in the Deep South. And thats a good thing. They should write it offbecause they dont need it. I dont remember a much sadder sight in domestic politics in my lifetime than that of Mary Landrieu schlumpfing around these last few weeks trying to save a Senate seat that was obviously lost. It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy. I know that sounds mean about her, but I...
  • An Out-of-Touch Elitist (Howeird Dean) Complains About Out-of-Touch Elitists

    11/15/2014 6:52:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 15, 2014 | John Ransom
    Howeird Dean-- once chair of the DNC, once Governor of Vermont, who grew up at the Maidstone Golf Club in the Hamptons, attended prep school both in the US and in the UK, went to Yale, dodged the draft-- is having a meltdown again.Once famous for melting down on the air after coming in third in the Iowa caucuses, thereby ensuring he won nothing else, Dean is complaining that Obamacare was written by a bunch of elitists who dont understand Americans.Well, duh: Theyre Democrats. The core problem under this damn law is that it was put together by a bunch...
  • Howard Dean: Republicans 'Authoritarian People Who Fundamentally Don't Believe in Democracy'

    11/15/2014 6:46:43 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 71 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Latest dispatch from the "dissent is patriotic" is dead front: Howard Dean has accused people who don't share his political views of being "authoritarian people who fundamentally don't believe in democracy." Poor Howard, who declared the times to be very "frightening and disconcerting," made his astounding accusation on today's Up With Steve Kornacki while attempting to explain the Republican sweep on the statehouse level. View the video here.
  • Howard Dean: Obamacare Created by Elitists Who Dont Fundamentally Understand the American People

    11/12/2014 11:48:36 AM PST · by tje · 62 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 12, 2014 7:13 am | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean gave an excoriating critique of his own partys key piece of legislation saying the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was put together by a bunch of elitists who dont fundamentally understand the American people. Dean said was shocked that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber said the stupidity of the American voter was a political advantage in passing Obamacare in an interview with MSNBCs Mika Brzezinski on Wednesday.
  • The 65 people who might run for president in 2016

    08/21/2014 8:49:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 20, 2014 | Bob Cusack, Vivian Hughbanks and Tomas Navia
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)There are 65 prominent people who might run for president in 2016. The Democratic and Republican fields contrast sharply. Hillary Clinton is the clear front-runner, while there is no front-runner on the Republican side. Twenty-three Democrats have been mentioned as a candidate or are eyeing a bid, according to an analysis by The Hill. The GOP side has 42. Most of the people on this list wont run, and some have adamantly claimed that theyre not interested. But many politicians have changed their minds on seeking the White House. Before mounting his 2008 bid, then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) said he...
  • CRASS: Dem Rep. Crisanta Duran Caught Chanting Death to CO GOP

    07/22/2014 3:10:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    colorado peak politics ^ | 7/221/14 | oloradoPeakPolitics
    First, Howard Dean wanted to ship all Republicans to the Ukraine or Russia. Now, unions and at least one elected official are calling for the GOPs death. As The Colorado Statesman reports, state Rep. Crisanta Duran marched with a Latino group and the Service Employees International Union as they chanted Death to the Colorado GOP. At a rally on Tuesday in downtown Denver led by the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, Latino leaders and community groups held a mock funeral procession in which they declared, Death to the Colorado GOP for killing immigration reform. Joining the demonstration was state...
  • Matthews: Tea Party Treats Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' 'Like It's the Little Red Book of Mao'

    07/11/2014 11:38:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 11, 2014 | Matthew Balan
    On Friday's Hardball, Chris Matthews and Howard Dean slammed the supposedly "lunatic" Republican Party for opposing President Obama's $3.7 billion request to deal with the ongoing crisis at the U.S-Mexico border. Dean likened the political stalemate over this issue and in general in Washington to McCarthyism in the 1950s: "It reminds me of the 'who lost China' debate...where one side is frothing at the mouth and finding communists under every bed; and the other side including some reasonable Republicans...actually trying to run the country." Matthews endorsed the former Vermont governor's take, and targeted fiscal conservatives/the Tea Party as somehow...
  • Howard Dean: Media Doesn't Know How To Deal With Obama's "More Sophisticated" Foreign Policy

    05/29/2014 4:24:31 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 32 replies
    "The problem here is not the president. Its the media. The media doesn't know how to deal with a more sophisticated foreign policy. I happened to be driving from Vermont to New York yesterday, I listened to the whole speech on the radio. I thought it was a good speech. I think what this president has consistently said is that we are no longer living in a polar world. We are going to -- our foreign policy is based on cooperation with other people. He showed it in Libya. He has showed it in Ukraine."
  • U.S. Senator Ted Cruz: 'America Stands With Ukraine'

    05/29/2014 4:12:35 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 6 replies
    rferl.org ^ | May 28, 2014
    U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said the United States must stand against Russia's "acts of war" in Ukraine. In an interview with RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service Director Maryana Drach in Kyiv, the Republican senator said the United States should help provide the Ukrainian people "with the tools and equipment necessary to defend themselves."
  • Howard Dean: Republicans Arent American!

    05/23/2014 2:16:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Powerline ^ | May 20, 2014 | John Hinderaker
    A terrible sort of insanity has gripped the Democratic Party. On almost a daily basis, when you see the partys leaders in action, you want to start edging toward the door, murmuring Nice doggie. Nice doggie. Today it was Howard Dean (filmed a week ago, but seen on YouTube today). He was addressing a Democratic crowd in Colorado, and went off on a tirade against Republicans. Yes, he really did say that Republicans arent American. And that they should stay away from the United States, and go to Russia where they belong. One gets the feeling that if the Democrats...
  • Howard Dean: Republicans Should Leave America [VIDEO]

    05/21/2014 7:15:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 05/21/2014 | Caleb Howe
    At a fundraiser for Colorado Congressional candidate Andrew Romanoff last week, former Democrat Party Chairman Howard Dean had a message for people who aren't Democrats: Get out! "They are not American. They would be more comfortable in the Ukraine, or Russia, but stay away from our country," yelled the bombastic Dean to a wildly cheering and supportive crowd. During President Obama's time in office, eliminationist rhetoric on the part of the left has been deemed acceptable and is rapidly on the rise. Vitriol reaches the highest levels, and the lip service paid to "working together" is belied by the true...
  • 'Wild Man' Franken Assaults Dean Critic

    01/27/2004 7:12:41 AM PST · by kattracks · 143 replies · 738+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/27/04 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    The Democratic Party's official talk radio host got violent yesterday, in an altercation he described as an effort to protect free speech. Attending a Howard Dean rally in New Hampshire, unfunny funnyman Al Franken physically assaulted a heckler in the crowd, wrestling him to the ground in a bid to silence him. "I got down low and took his legs out," Franken boasted to the New York Post afterwards. The altercation was witnessed by NBC Washington Bureau chief Tim Russert, who called Franken's antics "unbelievable." "One of the Lyndon LaRouche guys got up and started screaming and yelling," Russert...
  • Wild Man Franken Assaults Dean Critic

    01/27/2004 8:44:52 PM PST · by wattsup · 26 replies · 155+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004 | With Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    The Democratic Party's official talk radio host got violent yesterday in an altercation he described as an effort to protect free speech. Attending a Howard Dean rally in New Hampshire, unfunny funnyman Al Franken physically assaulted a heckler in the crowd, wrestling him to the ground in a bid to silence him. "I got down low and took his legs out," Franken boasted to the New York Post afterward. The altercation was witnessed by NBC Washington bureau chief Tim Russert, who called Franken's antics "unbelievable." "One of the Lyndon LaRouche guys got up and started screaming and yelling," Russert told...
  • Al Franken's Mental Disorder Given a Pass by Media?

    01/24/2008 6:58:46 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 51 replies · 190+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | January 24, 2007 | Warner Todd Huston
    "Comedian" Al Franken is running for the U.S. Senate seat from Minnesota, this the media is happy to report. But, for some unexplainable reason, the media isn't so interested in reporting Franken's odd behavior. It seems that an ungovernable rage is always just under the surface with Franken, a rage that has several times broken free and resulted in assault and other violent or antisocial behavior. Why the media doesn't highlight this man's unstable behavior can only mean that they are lending him as much cover as they can to assist his campaign. His unprofessional and intemperate language is well-known,...