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  • King of Sweden calls for a ban on BATHS and admits he is now ‘ashamed’ to run one after...

    11/23/2015 3:18:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/22/15 | Tom Payne
    King of Sweden calls for a ban on BATHS and admits he is now 'ashamed' to run one after realising how much energy they use The King of Sweden has called for a ban on baths to help save the environment. King Carl XVI Gustaf, who once had a reputation as a lothario and is now a staunch environmentalist, said he realised how much water and energy they used when he was recently staying somewhere without a shower. The 69-year-old 'green king' told Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet: 'It hit me how much water and energy it used. 'I thought "I...
  • Steve King: "We Shouldn't Be A Sucidal Nation" Taking In Tens Of Thousands Of Refugees

    11/20/2015 8:37:17 AM PST · by Biggirl · 8 replies ^ | November 20, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    Rep. Steve King (R-IA) says the argument made by the left and by GOP leadership – particularly Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) – that America shouldn’t stop letting Syrian refugees into the country because “that’s just not who we are” is “not supported by logic or rational.”
  • Impact of King's Cruz endorsement limited unless others follow

    11/17/2015 4:57:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Sioux City Journal ^ | November 17, 2015 | James Q. Lynch, Des Moines Bureau
    CEDAR RAPIDS | Conservative U.S. Rep. Steve King’s endorsement of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the GOP presidential sweepstakes was no bombshell, but that didn’t stop it from reverberating around the Iowa political echo chamber Monday, a day on which no Republican candidates were campaigning in the state. Not only had King and Cruz recently shot pheasants at the western Iowa congressman’s fundraiser, but his son, Jeff King, has been working for a Cruz super PAC. Still, King’s endorsement is seen as a conservative seal of approval. “It certainly helps Cruz, given King’s solid conservative credentials,” said Steffen Schmidt, Iowa...
  • Steve King on ‘Kicking Doors Down’ on Immigrants, and Why Time Right to Endorse Ted Cruz

    11/16/2015 11:36:51 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 49 replies
    National Review ^ | November 16, 2015 | Tim Alberta interviews Steve King
    Iowa congressman Steve King, who has relished his potential to play kingmaker in this Republican presidential race, announced Monday morning that he's endorsing Ted Cruz, providing a boost to the Texas senator's organization ahead of Iowa's first-in-the-nation nominating contest February 1. In an interview shortly after his announcement, King spoke with me about the timing of his decision, the events surrounding it, and how he thinks President Cruz would deal with the illegal immigrants already living in the U.S. - Tim Alberta Tim Alberta: Your admiration for Senator Cruz has long been apparent, and it always seemed likely that if...
  • Steve King and Immigration: His 8 Greatest Hits

    11/17/2015 3:02:30 AM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Jul. 12, 2013 | Gavin Aronsen
    Ever since Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) departed the House in 2008, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has been the lower chamber's most visible critic of immigration reform. For the past three months, he has taken on the role of ringleader of the House's anti-immigration caucus, hosting regular meetings in his office to discuss with his tea party-minded colleagues how to scuttle efforts to pass legislation that would offer legal status to any of the country's 11 million undocumented immigrants. (SNIP) "I told this to Karl Rove one day, we were having this discussion," King said. "I said, Karl, if you give...
  • Steve King Backs Cruz for 201t

    11/16/2015 9:26:00 PM PST · by County Agent Hank Kimball · 40 replies
    The HIll ^ | November 16, 2015 | Ben Kamisar
    Influential Iowa Rep. Steve King has officially endorsed Ted Cruz for president, giving the GOP Texas senator a boost ahead of February’s Iowa caucuses. “Cruz has a proven record of standing up to both Democrats and Republicans to put the American people first, and I believe he is the only one who can unite conservatives around his campaign and build the organization needed to beat Hillary Clinton,” King said in a statement put out by the Cruz campaign. “With Ted Cruz, conservatives no longer have to accept a Republican nominee who doesn’t truly share our values.” King is a key...
  • Godzilla Will Fight King Kong in Upcoming Film

    10/15/2015 6:50:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Time ^ | October 14, 2015 | Tanya Basu
    Legendary and Warner Bros. Picturesthe studios behind 2014s smash hit Godzillawill reunite for a giant monster franchise that will culminate in a dream smackdown between Godzilla and King Kong. Superfans might note that the news isnt exactly new: Godzilla was released with an agreement for its sequel, Godzilla 2, on June 8, 2018. The dual franchises combination sparked hopes for a meetup between Godzilla and King Kong, which was announced Wednesday for a film that will be called Godzilla vs. Kong, coming to theaters in 2020.
  • McCarthys Withdrawal: Too Early for Conservatives to Rejoice

    10/10/2015 9:18:31 AM PDT · by Lester Jackson · 19 replies
    Red State ^ | Ocober 8, 2015 | Lester Jackson
    [NOTE: this is Revised and Updated for this posting] Many conservatives across the land have rejoiced over the withdrawal of Kevin McCarthy from the Speaker election. They shouldnt. House Republicans are largely a collection of phonies. In my view, there are only two who have earned the Speakership: Louie Gohmert and Steve King. I am confident that few conservatives would disagree that these two Representatives have demonstrated honesty, courage and outspoken defense of true conservative principles. Each towers far above the rest of the field. The election of anyone else as Speaker would be a travesty, indicating Republican business as...
  • House Republican Leadership and the Congressional Agenda (Steve King on C-Span)

    10/09/2015 3:08:18 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies ^ | Washington Journal
    Representative Steve King (R-IA) talked about the path ahead for House Republican leadership following Representative Kevin McCarthys (R-CA) decision to end his bid to be House speaker.
  • Don Young shoves Peter King out of the way

    10/09/2015 3:36:24 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | Oct 8, 2015
    The scene after Rep. Kevin McCarthy (RINO-CA) announced he was dropping out of the Speakers race Out of the way!
  • See, I told you so: Trey Gowdy is a fake conservative

    09/30/2015 7:49:48 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 37 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | Sep. 30, 2015
    Exhibit A: Amnesty Congressman Luis Gutierrez record speaks for itself, but heres a taste: In July, Gutierrez dismissed the death of Kate Steinle at the hands of an illegal immigrant in a sanctuary city as a little thing Most recently, Gutierrez proposed legislation granting illegal immigrants access to Obamacare. Trey Gowdy and Luis Gutierrez are close friends (SNIP) After Boehners shocking announcement Friday, he secretly urged Gowdy to run for leader
  • Saudi royal calls for regime change in Riyadh

    09/28/2015 11:31:10 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 11 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 9-28-2015 | Hugh Miles
    A senior Saudi prince has launched an unprecedented call for change in the countrys leadership, as it faces its biggest challenge in years in the form of war, plummeting oil prices and criticism of its management of Mecca, scene of last weeks hajj tragedy. The prince, one of the grandsons of the states founder, Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, has told the Guardian that there is disquiet among the royal family and among the wider public at the leadership of King Salman, who acceded the throne in January.
  • Saudi King Asks Obama to Stop 'Israeli Attacks' on Temple Mount

    09/17/2015 9:23:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    inn ^ | 9/17/15 | Ben Ariel
    Saudi Arabias King Salman on Thursday night phoned President Barack Obama to condemn Israel for what was termed its grave escalation on the Temple Mount. According to the official Saudi Press Agency, during the phone call, the King expressed, in strong wordings, condemnation and disapproval of the grave Israeli escalation, at Al Aqsa Mosque, in Al-Quds, brutal aggression against worshippers at its plazas and the violation of the sanctity of Islamic sanctuaries. The King reportedly called for internationally concerted, serious and expedited efforts to stop this so-called aggression and called for intervention by the UN Security Council to take all...
  • Steve King: It would be foolish for Trump to rule out 3rd party run

    08/13/2015 5:07:31 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 32 replies
    Radio Iowa ^ | August 12, 2015 | O. Kay Henderson
    Congressman Steve King intends to endorse one of the 17 Republican presidential candidates sometime later in the fall and Donald Trump seems to be at or near the top of his list. I think its fascinating to the world how Donald Trump can continue being Donald Trump and instead of getting weaker, hes getting stronger, King said. (SNIP) And King said that description applies to both his son, Jeff, and to Senator Cruz. In another corner, however, is Kings former chief of staff, Chuck Laudner. Laudner is Donald Trumps state director. (SNIP) . Furthermore, some of the efforts on many...
  • Stephen King proposes Trump campaign slogan: 'If you're white, you're all right!'

    08/05/2015 6:50:47 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 103 replies ^ | 8/6/2015 | Jeremy Diamond
    Author Stephen King slammed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday, suggesting the GOP frontrunner is running a racist campaign. "How's this for a Trump campaign slogan: IF YOU'RE WHITE, YOU'RE ALL RIGHT! ANY OTHER HUE, I DON'T TRUST YOU," King tweeted on Wednesday.
  • King: Kerry "Incredibly Arrogant" Treats Dissenters Of Iran Deal Like "Dope, Rednecks"

    07/31/2015 5:33:13 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies ^ | July 31, 2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday on AM 970s The John Gambling Show, Rep. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) said Secretary of State John Kerry came across as incredibly arrogant while pitching his nuclear deal with Iran during his appearances on Capitol Hill this week.
  • Steve King says Boehner wing of party is to left of Bernie Sanders on immigration

    "Bernie Sanders is closer 2 my position on immigration than a wing of GOP. Avowed socialist is opposed 2 open borders."
  • Rep. Steve King: 'I'm as Hispanic and Latino' as Julian Castro

    07/18/2015 3:53:34 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 17, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) pushed back Friday on the notion the GOP was doing poorly among Hispanic voters with a tweet knocking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. (SNIP) What does Julian Castro know? Does he know that I'm as Hispanic and Latino as he?
  • Steve King: If the Iowa Caucus Was Today, Trump Would Probably Come Out On Top

    07/14/2015 11:33:27 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 6 replies ^ | 7/14/2015 | Erica Garcia
    Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrants during his Presidential Campaign has led to him losing many of his business deals and the support of some Republicans. But Iowa Rep. Steve King, a conservative influencer in the early caucus state, is standing behind Trump and said his remarks are catching fire. "He's riding a good wave and right now if the caucus were held today, he'd probably come out on top," King told National Journal. King has emerged as an influential figure in the Republican Party who has not shied away from making his own controversial statements about immigration, infamously mixing...
  • Rep. Steve King: Trump Telling the Truth About Mexicans

    07/01/2015 2:36:34 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 13 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Rep. Steve King, who himself came under fire for making controversial comments concerning immigrants, says he appreciates Donald Trump's "scrappiness" and that there is truth behind his comments on Mexicans. (SNIP) "I have been down to the border and the number I come back with is 75 percent are sexually abused on the way to the United States," said King. "I say in Donald Trump's defense, somebody is doing that to the kids being raped and abused. It's reasonable to conclude they are Mexicans." (SNIP) The 13th and 14th Amendments were ratified to "end slavery and make sure there were...
  • Steve King Blames Drugs For Charleston Shooting, Says Undocumented Immigrants Have Killed More

    06/27/2015 4:02:24 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 23 replies
    RightwingWatch ^ | 6/22/2015 | Miranda Blue
    Steve Malzberg invited Rep. Steve King onto his Newsmax program on Friday to discuss issues ranging from the church shooting in Charleston, which King blamed on prescription medication, to undocumented immigrants, whom he said have killed multiples of the victims of the September 11 attacks, to Caitlyn Jenner, whom he said illustrates how far this society has gone from rational thought.
  • Supreme Court Caves on Obamacare Again

    06/25/2015 12:57:30 PM PDT · by rootin tootin · 32 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 6/25/2015 | David Catron
    The Supreme Court had an opportunity, with its ruling in King v. Burwell, to determine whether the United States is a nation of laws or of men. Today, in a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that we have devolved into the latter. Although the text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) clearly states that the government may issue subsidies only through insurance exchanges established by the states, Obama administration bureaucrats unilaterally rewrote that part of the law so that the IRS could dispense such premium assistance through marketplaces created by the federal government. The plaintiffs in...
  • Requiem For An American Dream

    06/23/2015 12:21:28 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 2 replies ^ | 06/23/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    Drastic change, under certain conditions, creates a proclivity for fanatical attitudes, united action, and spectacular manifestations of flouting and defiance; it creates an atmosphere of revolution, wrote Eric Hoffer in The Ordeal of Change. Hoffer continues, we are usually told that revolutions are set in motion to realize radical changes. Actually, it is drastic change which sets the stage for revolution. The revolutionary mood and temper are generated by the irritations, difficulties, hungers, and frustrations inherent in the realization of drastic change. Whether we like it or not, our country is in the latter stages of this drastic change as...
  • King vs. Humbug

    06/22/2015 4:35:58 AM PDT · by rootin tootin · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 6/22/2015 | David Catron
    A week from today, the Supreme Court will tell us whether it is now legally permissible for Executive Branch bureaucrats to rewrite laws that fail to fit their statist agenda. And, the unctuous posturing of Obamacare apologists notwithstanding, thats all King v. Burwell is about. It will answer one question: Can Barack Obama and his scofflaw administration get away with enacting a statute that was never passed by Congress? Yet, listening to the President, congressional Democrats, and the media, its about whether reform will be gutted and untold millions deprived of affordable insurance coverage. What a bunch of sanctimonious BS....
  • Loss of Health Care Subsidies Would Impact South More than Anywhere Else

    06/16/2015 4:16:08 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 9 replies
    The Telegraph (Macon) ^ | June 16, 2015 21:23 UTC | Tony Pugh
    WASHINGTON (...) The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether the subsidies can continue for 6.4 million people in 34 states who use the federal insurance marketplace at (...) More than 4.1 million people, or nearly two out of three who could lose their subsidies in the case this year, live in just 13 Southern states Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Read more here:
  • Republicans Are Infuriated By Heritage Action's Move on Trade

    06/11/2015 10:26:30 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 18 replies
    National Journal ^ | Lauren Fox
    As Republican leaders wrestle Democratic and conservative factions to pass a trade bill Friday, a handful of Republicans are turning on one of their most trusted policy leaders in Washington: Heritage Action. The campaign arm of the conservative Heritage Foundation alerted members Wednesday night it that as it stands now, it would score against the Trade Promotion Authority, a bill that gives Congress an up-or-down vote on future trade deals the president negotiates. The legislation is a major priority for President Obama as well as Republican leaders.
  • Stakes Are High as Supreme Court Nears Obamacare Decision

    06/07/2015 3:58:35 PM PDT · by SteveH · 51 replies
    St. Louis Today ^ | June 7, 2015 | Jordan Shapiro
    Before the month ends, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether millions of Americans will be able to keep government subsidies used to purchase health insurance. Its unclear how the court will rule, but the high-stakes case has already ignited a flurry of doomsday predictions and political posturing in the event the subsidies are struck down. Republicans, who control Congress, have put forward a few proposals that would protect the subsidies in some form but only by repealing major tenets of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obamas signature health law. But some health experts and advocacy groups say these...
  • Peter King: Rand Paul And Ted Cruz Appeal To Lowest Common Denominator

    05/20/2015 2:35:58 PM PDT · by VinL · 58 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 5/20/2015 | Anfrew Kacynski
    Rep. Peter King says Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are in a race to the bottom of the Republican field. King, the Long island Republican who said hell decided whether to run for president in next month or so said the pair appeal to the lowest common denominator. Id say its a race to the bottom between Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, said King, asked who the worst Republican candidate was, adding that he judged them on their policies, and also how theyd do in the general election. They both appeal to the lowest common denominator, he said. King said...
  • 'King of the Blues' blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

    05/14/2015 11:02:11 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 94 replies
    AP ^ | May 15, 2015 | Ken Ritter
    Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says. Attorney Brent Bryson tells The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT Thursday at his home in Las Vegas.
  • Saudi Arabia: King Didn't Mean to Snub Obama

    05/11/2015 10:18:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    inn ^ | 5/11/15 | Ben Ariel
    Saudi Arabia's foreign minister insisted on Monday that King Salman's last minute decision not to attend a Camp David summit was not intended as a snub to the United States, AFP reported. The White House, meanwhile, said that the king spoke with President Barack Obama and "expressed his regret" for missing the summit. "This is not related in any way, shape or form to any disagreement between the two countries," Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters at Saudi Arabia's embassy Washington, according to AFP. On Sunday, Jubeir announced that King Salman would skip the May 14 summit of Persian Gulf...
  • Dear Bill O'Reilly: Jesus Insulted Religion A Lot More Than Pamela Geller Has

    05/08/2015 10:51:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 50 replies ^ | May 8,2015 | John Nolte
    It is almost beyond my comprehension that Bill OReilly could co-author a book about Jesus Christ and then say this: Reverend [Franklin] Graham reflects the Christian view that you dont demean other people unnecessarily. Jesus would not have sponsored that [Draw Muhammad] event.
  • You Know Who Else Set "Mousetraps" For Savages, Chris Mathews? Martin Luther King

    05/06/2015 1:46:55 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies ^ | May 6, 2015 | John Nolte
    Wasnt it just last month our country (and the media) celebrated and honored the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King baiting, inciting and setting a mousetrap for hate-filled savages on a bridge in Selma, Alabama?
  • Ben E. King, Soulful Singer, Dies at 76; Stand by Me Was One of His Hits

    05/01/2015 2:50:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | MAY 1, 2015 | William Grimes
    Ben E. King, the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters on There Goes My Baby, Save the Last Dance for Me and other hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and as a solo artist recorded the classic singles Spanish Harlem and Stand by Me, died on Thursday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 76. His lawyer, Judy Tint, said Mr. King, who lived in Teaneck, N.J., died at Hackensack University Medical Center after a brief illness, offering no further details. Mr. King was working in his fathers Harlem luncheonette in 1956 when a local impresario, Lover Patterson, overheard...
  • Saudi King replaces Crown Prince in cabinet reshuffle

    04/28/2015 8:54:55 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 62 replies
    AL Jazeera ^ | 4-29-2015 | Al Jazeera And Agencies
    audi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has sacked his younger half-brother as crown prince and appointed his nephew, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, as the new heir apparent, state television said. Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall, reporting from Jizan in the country's south, said the reshuffle was announced by royal decree via state television early on Wednesday. SNIP-- Political earthquake' Khalil Jahshan, the executive director for the Arab Centre of Washington from Fairfax, Virginia, said that the reshuffle constitutes a "political earthquake of the greatest magnitude". "The Saudi Arabia we knew a few hours ago is no longer," Jahshan told Al...
  • Exclusive: Dr. Alveda King On Baltimore Riots: MLK Jr. Would Be "Heartbroken"

    04/27/2015 8:35:07 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 53 replies ^ | April 27, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Dr. Alveda King, niece of the great civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said if he saw these Baltimore riots, hed be heartbroken, I am.
  • On the Stump, Jeb Bush Seeks to Keep Calm, Carry On (Walker hater hearts Jeb)

    04/26/2015 3:47:03 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 8 replies ^ | March 9, 2015 | David Catanese
    Jeb Bush drifted into the room to a smattering of claps compelled by his aides sporadic applause that quickly evaporated into the ether once he paused for an autograph. (SNIP) After his remarks, 24-year-old Eddie Failor approached Bush to commend him for hanging tough on immigration reform, another issue thats raised the ire of conservatives. Unlike some candidates recently in the news, he hasnt backed down from what he believes on the issue, Failor told U.S. News after his exchange, declining to name names.
  • Rubio, Norquist Push Back Against Anti-Immigration Groups

    04/20/2015 2:33:13 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 51 replies
    ABC Univision ^ | Feb 14, 2013 | Ted Hesson
    Several prominent Republicans are trying to push immigration restrictionist groups to the fringe of the debate by challenging their conservative credentials and attacking their stance on population control, The Washington Post reports. GOP heavyweights like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and power broker Grover Norquist are backing an effort to inform conservatives about the history of groups like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). (SNIP) Those organizations are now the leading conservative voices against immigration, both legal and illegal, and have received the endorsement of Republicans like Senators Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and...
  • Steve King: 'Screechy' Hillary Clinton Won't Play Well In Iowa

    04/14/2015 2:28:38 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 22 replies
    RightWingWatch ^ | 17 November 2014 | Brian Tashman
    Rep. Steve King thinks that if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president, her fingernails on the chalkboard voice will make her vulnerable in the Iowa caucuses.
  • 'Schumerisms': How Harry Reid's likely successor will spar with Republicans (+video)

    04/02/2015 3:17:41 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies ^ | March 30, 2015 | Chuck McCutcheon
    Lovers of vivid political language will miss Senate minority leader Harry Reid of Nevada, who announced his retirement last week. Senator Reid is infamous for his searing, pointed comments about conservatives and his regular walk-backs of those outbursts. But the loquacious Senator Schumer, who is widely expected to succeed Reid as Democratic leader, has developed his own brand of bombast that relies less on Reids personal taunts and more on sweeping indictments of his opponents purported political sins. Schumer, who served 18 years in the House before joining the Senate in 1999, is fond of labeling Republicans out of...
  • Rep. Steve King vs. Rep. Mike Pence (2006 Amnesty bill)

    04/01/2015 8:14:53 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    Kudlow & Company, CNBC, September 6, 2006
  • Congressman Faces Backlash over Cruz Comments satire

    04/01/2015 9:51:19 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 14 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 March 2015 | John Semmens
    After calling newly announced GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz a big mouth and a failure, Rep Peter King (R-NY) was shocked to receive feedback in-kind from Cruz supporters. People have been phoning my office belittling my accomplishments and asserting that I am all talk, King complained. This is disrespectful. No member of Government should have to put up with such abuse. King rebutted assertions that his inelegant way of expressing his disagreement with Sen. Cruz may have invited equally inelegant retorts. I am a member of Congress, the Constitution explicitly protects my right to speak on any matter without...
  • Chuck Schumer: Tea Party Members 'Hate Immigrants'( while praising NY GOP)

    03/27/2015 4:01:27 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 19 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 25 Mar 2015 | Cathy Burke
    Sen. Chuck Schumer says tea party members "hate immigrants," and blames congressional Republicans' fear of their hard-right members for preventing passage of a Senate immigration bill last year. (SNIP) "Why doesn't he? Because the tea party, these 80 to 100 folks from the hard right, none from New York, say they hate immigration, they hate immigrants.
  • Rep. Steve King Accuses Chuck Schumer Of Representing Marxists

    03/27/2015 3:51:07 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | May 23, 2014 | Andrew Kaczynski
    In a speech on Senate floor last week, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King was controlling the partys position on immigration and derailing immigration reform. (SNIP) Thursday, King responded to Schumers comment on the House floor saying it was Schumer not him who represented the fringe. Specifically King said Schumer represented socialists, marxists, progressives, liberal Democrats.
  • Steve King to Steve Israel: Face Me 'Man to Man' on Mideast

    03/25/2015 4:20:31 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Bill Hoffmann
    Rep. Steve King says Rep. Steve Israel twisted his comments about Democratic support for Israel, and tells Newsmax TV that the New York Democrat should face him "man to man." "Sure he is [distorting]," King, an Iowa Republican, said Wednesday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV. ow "He demanded an apology in a tweet, and he also demanded that the Republican Party repudiate me. "I just tweeted back and said that's the kind of request that he should make eye-to-eye and man-to-man."
  • Obamacares Fate? Heres What A Key Supreme Court Justice Just Said That Could Be A Huge Clue

    03/25/2015 12:11:01 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 40 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | March 24, 2015 | by NORVELL ROSE
    As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case whose outcome could prove to be a death blow to Obamacare the case known as King v. Burwell challenging whether enrollees through the federal signup site,, are entitled to premium-reducing subsidies one key justice has casually dropped what could be a huge clue to his thinking. And this potential clue suggests to some court watchers that Justice Anthony Kennedy who often casts the high courts swing vote may be siding with plaintiffs who want to gut a key part of Obamacare and likely bring the law crashing...
  • Stephen King fires back after Maine governor accused him of fleeing to avoid state income taxes

    03/22/2015 4:14:52 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 96 replies
    daily mail ^ | 3-21-15 | Belinda Robinson
    A fierce row has broken out between Stephen King and Maine Governor Paul LePage after the governor claimed that the author doesn't pay state income taxes and has moved away from the state. King immediately shot back that LePage should 'man up and apologize' for the comments because he still resides in Maine. LePage's comments came during his weekly radio address when he argued that states without an income tax, like Florida, have lured away Maine residents, including King.
  • Congressman Steve King compares Liz Mair to Jennifer Rubin

    "Ran into Rep. Steve King and caught up on the Walker/Liz Mair story. I think her and Jennifer Rubin have voodoo dolls of me.
  • The Danger of Obama's "Pre-Existing Conditions" Ban

    03/19/2015 6:22:56 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 3 replies
    CCHC ^ | 3-18-15 | Twila Brase
    There is a way out. The path to freedom is available -- and increasingly possible as Obamacare opposition grows and support for repeal increases. Here is a starter package of much-needed policy changes: ⦁ Repeal every word of Obamacare, including the ban on pre-existing condition exclusions. ⦁ Refuse to legalize Obama’s illegal subsidies if King wins King v. Burwell. ⦁ Refuse to build a state exchange no matter who wins King v. Burwell. ⦁ Restore access to indemnity (catastrophic) policies – true health insurance ⦁ Offer individual insurance pre-birth, with ownership linked to the baby. ⦁ Encourage ownership of insurance...
  • 1629 --This Date in History

    03/10/2015 9:09:17 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 12 replies
    today | me
    1629 Charles I of England dissolves Parliament and rules alone for 11 years.
  • Did Samuel Alito Throw Republicans An Obamacare Lifeline At The Supreme Court?

    03/09/2015 3:11:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Forbes ^ | 03/08/2015 | Avik Roy
    As we await a decision in the big Obamacare Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell, progressive pundits have continued to predict a health care apocalypse if the Court sides with challengers to the Obama administration. Thats a wild exaggeration. But there will be some disruption, and Republicans in Congress have been debating the best way to mitigate that disruption. Thats where Associate Justice Samuel Alito comes in. At oral arguments on Wednesday, Alito hinted at another way to overturn illegal subsidies while avoiding near-term problems for the newly insured. The Northern Pipeline precedent At the hearing, President Obamas Solicitor General,...