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  • Angry over shutdown, Sen. Boxer tells House Republicans to 'grow up'

    10/03/2013 8:05:25 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 62 replies
    latimes.com ^ | October 03, 2013 | Richard Simon
    <p>WASHINGTON — California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s Capitol Hill office was locked, with a sign reading, "Office closed due to government shutdown."</p> <p>Much of her staff has been furloughed. The number of staffers answering calls has been scaled back. Casework has been suspended.</p>
  • ‘Infuriated’ Boxer stormed out of Benghazi hearing

    01/25/2013 9:08:56 AM PST · by Third Person · 104 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 24th, 2013 | Jessica Chasmar
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., told MSNBC’s Al Sharpton Wednesday night she was “infuriated” during Sen. Rand Paul’s questioning of Sec. Hillary Clinton and even left the hearing room. “When I heard him say those words, I walked out of the hearing room, and listened to him from behind the stage, because I was so infuriated at what that man said,” Ms Boxer said. Mr Paul said it was “inexcusable” for the State Department to ignore the Benghazi cables. “Had I been president at the time, and I found that you did not read the cables from Benghazi, you did not...
  • Campbell launches anti-Boxer ad

    04/20/2010 9:22:48 PM PDT · by SmithL · 18 replies · 833+ views
    SacBee: Capitol Alert ^ | 4/20/10 | Kevin Yamamura
    Get used to seeing a clip of Sen. Barbara Boxer asking an Army Corps of Engineers brigadier general to call her "senator" rather than "ma'am" during a 2009 hearing. GOP Senate candidate Tom Campbell has just launched a TV ad featuring the clip from last year.
  • The perfect letter to Baab's Boxer (Don't call me Ma'am)

    01/12/2010 6:04:47 AM PST · by ICE-FLYER · 7 replies · 910+ views
    Jim Hill
    The letter is from a National Guard aviator and Captain for Alaska Airlines named Jim Hill. I wonder what he would have said if he were really angry. Long fly Alaska !!!!! Babs: You were so right on when you scolded the general on TV for using the term, “ma’am,” instead of “Senator”. After all, in the military, “ma’am” is a term of respect when addressing a female of superior rank or position. The general was totally wrong. You are not a person of superior rank or position. You are a member of one of the world’s most corrupt organizations,...
  • Boxer's Opponents Capitalize On 'Ma'm' Exchange

    12/14/2009 2:29:57 PM PST · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 1,080+ views
    APReport ^ | December 14, 2009
    Boxer's Opponents Capitalize On 'Ma'm' Exchange By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON – The widely played video clip of U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer reprimanding a general for calling her "ma'am" is the gift that keeps on giving for the two Republicans hoping to challenge her next year. Republicans Carly Fiorina and Chuck DeVore are trying to capitalize on the exchange by making it a key ingredient of their fundraising efforts and attempts to recruit grassroots support. Both campaigns say the video revs up a GOP base that already has long-standing animosity toward Boxer, among the most liberal members of the Senate. Whether...
  • Barbara Boxer Finds the Fountain of Youth Just in Time

    08/18/2009 8:14:03 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 60 replies · 2,771+ views
    Addicted to Law ^ | 18 August 2009 | Carlos Rafael Cruz
    While doing research to verify various comments Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) made during her San Jose book signing/fee-based “non-townhall” meeting, I came across two images of the same person— which both surprised and troubled me. If I didn’t tell you who this person was, you would have never put it together at first glance. The images below are a portrayal of Senator Barbara Boxer. The left image is from her 2004 Senate campaign and the right image shows today’s campaign. Click on the image to see a larger version. Click for enlarged image
  • Senator Barbara Boxer Protest - San Jose, CA - 15 August 2009

    08/11/2009 6:50:25 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 32 replies · 1,634+ views
    Freep Senator Barbara Boxer, Tea Party Style - 15 August 2009 Saturday, August 15, 2009 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Barnes & Noble, 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose Senator Barbara Boxer is having a book signing on Saturday, August 15th at 1:00pm at Barnes and Noble, 3600 Stevens Creek Boulevard, San Jose. Wouldn’t be wonderful if we had 1,000 protesters on the corner of Stevens Creek Boulevard near San Tomas Expressway with signs protesting the rationing of health care and the hints of euthanasia with ObamaCare? We encourage people to start gathering around 12:30pm, and things will disburse no later...
  • Sen. Boxer Offers No Apology for Rebuking Brigadier General Who Called Her 'Ma'am'

    06/19/2009 1:53:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies · 2,678+ views
    Fox ^ | 6/19/09 | staff
    Aside from a briefly worded statement about a "friendly" conversation she had with an Army brigadier general after dressed him down a day earlier for calling her "ma'am," Sen. Barbara Boxer remained silent Friday in the face of growing criticism as to whether she owed an apology.
  • Mrs./Ms./Madam/Missus Barbie Boxer Apologizes to General

    06/20/2009 7:04:09 AM PDT · by curth · 44 replies · 2,027+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Friday, June 19, 2009 | William Kevin Stoos
    “Gawd, I really looked like a b**ch!” exclaimed Mrs. Barbara Boxer, a California politician who occupies a political office in Washington, D.C., as she watched a replay of her disrespectful interruption of Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during his testimony on the Hurricane Katrina restoration process. The General--who has served his country admirably, risked his life and limb, and devoted his life to preserve the lady’s freedom to disrespect him and others in uniform who are trained to refer to ladies as “Ma’am” and gentlemen as “Sir”--was rudely “dressed down” as they say in...
  • Video: Different senators different standards on titles

    06/18/2009 6:55:50 PM PDT · by paltz · 33 replies · 970+ views
    Washington Times Water Cooler ^ | 6/18/09 | Kerry Picket
    Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.,demanded Brigadier General Michael Walsh to call her "Senator" instead of "ma'am". Senator James Inhofe, R-Ok, on the other hand, was addressed as "sir" by General Peter Pace on January 16, 2007. Unlike Ms. Boxer, Mr. Inhofe did not lecture the General over the issue of calling him "sir".
  • The latest Senator to make an ass out of herself... must watch video

    06/19/2009 6:37:06 AM PDT · by sdw2009 · 812+ views
    When talking U.S. debt, the number "$104 billion" doesn't mean much to most folks. After all, it usually takes "trillion" to impress anyone these days.
  • CONTEST: Address Me As "Senator..."

    06/19/2009 9:18:49 AM PDT · by NetRight Nation · 28 replies · 1,081+ views
    NetRight Nation ^ | June 17, 2009 | Adam Bitely
    Ok, this is really quite simple. Everyone by now has heard about Senator Barbara Boxer correcting a General by asking him to stop referring to her as "Ma'am" but rather as "Senator Boxer". So, in the spirit of this correction, we have decided to make a correction to her title as well. Rather, to her name. The person who creates the best name to follow "Senator..." will win an Americans for Limited Government grab bag. Leave your "Address me as Senator _________ " on NetRight Nation here: http://www.netrightnation.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1041682:contest-address-me-as-qsenatorq&catid=1:nrn-blog&Itemid=7
  • VIDEO: Boxer Asks General To Call Her "Senator" And Not "Ma'am"

    06/17/2009 2:26:53 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 109 replies · 4,164+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 17, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) to a General at a hearing yesterday: "Do me a favor," she said. "Could say senator instead of Ma'am It's just a thing, I worked so hard to get that title, so I'd appreciate it, thank you."
  • VIDEO: Ann Coulter Calls Sen. Boxer "Arrogant" And "Ignorant" For "Ma'am" Comment

    06/19/2009 9:21:51 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 68 replies · 3,409+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 19, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    Ann Coulter on Sen. Barbara Boxer's decision to dress down Brig. General Michael Walsh. Coulter called Sen. Boxer's remark arrogant and ignorant.
  • News or Opinion? Just the Facts, Ma'am - (Lee Ellis! Bring back the good old days!)

    12/23/2004 3:01:43 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 1 replies · 232+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | DECEMBER 23, 2004 | LEE ELLIS
    Lots in the news this month. But are we really receiving news or are we receiving conjecture disguised as news? As a retired journalist, I can recall the days when, under strict orders, we could only write facts for newspapers. Oh, of course there were the editorial pages and the famous columnists. It was on these pages that opinion lived and thrived. Even gossip was permitted but generally only by a Hollywood reporter or what was called a gossip columnist --- Louella Parsons, Hedda Hopper, and Walter Winchell come to mind. Stray from the editorial pages and any reporter or...
  • Is That Osama Or A Gun Under There, Ma'am

    09/23/2002 7:09:22 AM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 191+ views
    IOL ^ | 9-23-2002
    Is that Osama or a gun under there, ma'am? September 23 2002 at 10:16AM Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan - US troops searching women in Afghanistan have found weapons and other items concealed under traditional head-to-toe garments known as burqas, a US military spokesperson said on Monday. Lieutenant Colonel Carla Sylvester said searches of women had uncovered large quantities of weapons, equipment and documents suspected to have been concealed on behalf of al-Qaeda terrorists. Two separate raids on Sunday yielded an array of items, some of them concealed under burqas. "We have seen several incidents of this kind of thing where...