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  • Bernie Sanders wants to bring back deported immigrants

    11/25/2015 7:00:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    USA Today | November 25, 2015 | Alan Gomez
    Link only: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2015/11/25/bernie-sanders-immigration-return-deported-immigrants/76371112/
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY CONSTITUTION DAY!

    09/17/2013 12:39:53 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 13 replies
    Teh Intarwebz | 9/17/13 | marty_f
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY CONSTITUTION DAY!
  • GOP's Lugar to support Kagan for Supreme Court

    07/21/2010 5:22:29 PM PDT · by Kimmers · 47 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington times ^ | 7/21/10 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican, said Wednesday he'll vote to confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court justice. Mr. Lugar is the second in the GOP to announce he's breaking with his party to back President Obama's nominee to succeed retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. Mr. Lugar said he carefully followed Ms. Kagan's confirmation hearing testimony and the debate about her nomination, including recommendations from his constituents, and concluded that she clearly is qualified to serve on the high court.
  • Please stop the Please Stop the Obama vanity threads.

    10/09/2009 1:44:11 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 61 replies · 1,606+ views
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  • Eminem Is as Edgy as a Potato

    04/08/2009 7:53:42 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 25 replies · 820+ views
    Fox News ^ | Wednesday, April 08, 2009 | By Greg Gutfeld
    So in Eminem's new video, he's in the sack with a Sarah Palin clone when he breaks wind. How edgy. How in your face. Way to speak truth to power — even if it's from your ass. But what do you expect from a white, balding rapper about to hit 40 and desperately clinging to any shred of relevance — not unlike his white, balding fans already over forty desperately clinging to jobs in telemarketing.
  • Not fade away: Rolling Stones singer Jagger turns 65

    07/25/2008 11:24:30 AM PDT · by pissant · 15 replies · 211+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 7/25/08 | staff
    Mick Jagger, the snake-hipped, rubber-lipped frontman of the Rolling Stones, celebrates his 65th birthday Saturday but shows no signs of slowing down, despite officially becoming an old age pensioner. At an age when most British men are retiring from work and claiming state pensions, Jagger is dating a woman some 25 years his junior -- stylist L'Wren Scott -- counting his millions after the Stones' record-grossing "Bigger Bang" tour and branching out into film production. His behaviour may not be as hellraising as that of fellow Stone Ronnie Wood, who last week entered rehab to receive treatment for alcohol abuse...
  • Libby Verdict: Armitage-less Evening News Report Points Finger at Bush Administration

    03/06/2007 4:35:44 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 40 replies · 1,441+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Avuncular he might be, but Bob Schieffer can sling Dem spin like a Shrum. Appearing on the CBS Evening News to comment on the Libby verdict, not only did Katie Couric's predecessor in the anchor chair paint things in the grimmest possible terms for Vice-President Cheney, he took things an unsolicited step further. Katie Couric asked Schieffer "how badly does this reflect on Mr. Cheney in your view?" Schieffer: "Very badly, and it's hard to conclude otherwise." View video here.Schieffer acknowledged that: "The prosecutor did not prove any underlying crime here."Right. For the simple fact that there was no...
  • Mike Wallace Says Iranian President an 'Impressive Fellow'

    08/09/2006 5:28:30 PM PDT · by Greystoke · 97 replies · 2,280+ views
    Foxnews.com ^ | Wednesday, August 09, 2006
    Veteran CBS journalist Mike Wallace described current Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as an "impressive fellow" following their meeting Tuesday in Tehran. "You'll find him an interesting man," the 88-year-old Wallace said. "I expected more of a firebrand. I don't think he has the slightest doubt about how he feels ... about the American administration and the Zionist state. He comes across as more rational than I had expected."
  • Contact Center for "Late Show with David Letterman" (Let Dave hear about his anti-Bush tantrum)

    01/04/2006 11:08:09 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 21 replies · 1,328+ views
    Talk about interactive television! Send your letter to Dave and there's a one-in-a-zillion chance he'll read your e-mail on the show. Feel free to send us your questions and comments about the show and the site.
  • VANITY: So I Hit 50 Today....

    10/28/2005 8:20:07 PM PDT · by RightOnline · 232 replies · 2,577+ views
    My addled brain | 10/28/2005 | RightOnline
    No big deal to hardly anyone but me, but today.....ol' RightOnline turned the Big Five-Oh. The Half Century Club. Halfway to centenarian and greetings from the fat guy on the Today Show...... I just thought I would take a few moments, after a thoroughly wonderful day, to share a few things I've picked up or things I've reflected on today with my beloved fellow FReepers (and you ARE just that, beloved ......well, as a group....some of ya.....well.....) 1. Whatever 50 is supposed to feel like, I don't feel it. I lift weights 5 days a week and am in better...
  • And that's the way Cronkite still is (BARRRRFFFFF!!!!!)

    10/04/2005 6:55:59 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 27 replies · 873+ views
    LA Times ^ | September 30, 2005 | Scott Martelle
    He's in his late 80s, a little unsteady on the legs and, as he describes it, "as deaf as a damn post." Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Walter Cronkite might be a lion in winter, but during a brief visit to Los Angeles earlier this week he showed that he's still a lion. Cronkite, who retired from the anchor chair in 1980, has had a quarter-century to watch broadcast news from the sidelines, and he doesn't think the current generation of TV journalists is doing a bad job. Corporate broadcast owners, though, are another story, says Cronkite. He believes they...
  • Carter endorses Ethiopia's disputed election

    09/16/2005 5:36:45 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies · 549+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/16/05 | Reuters
    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Former U.S. president and international poll observer Jimmy Carter urged Ethiopia's opposition parties to take their seats in parliament as he gave qualified support for the country's disputed election. The electoral board's final results from the May poll showed Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front and allies won enough seats in the 547-member parliament to form the next government. But the main opposition parties, the Coalition for Unity and Democracy and the United Ethiopian Democratic Forces, have alleged widespread fraud and threatened not to take their seats when the new parliament convenes...
  • Democrats, take a stand (Helen Thomas Alert)

    08/27/2005 1:40:43 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 87 replies · 1,515+ views
    Rutland Herald ^ | August 27, 2005 | Helen Thomas
    WASHINGTON — It's time for the Democratic Party to take a courageous stand and call for the withdrawal of troops from the senseless war in Iraq. Its human cost and the billion-dollar a week tab in Iraq should give all Americans pause. Would the Republicans have hesitated to challenge the Democrats if the shoe was on the other foot? Did the opposition party give former President Bill Clinton any slack while he was in office? What is the logic of Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., Joseph Biden, D-Del. and other so-called moderate Democrats still backing the unprovoked war in Iraq when...
  • Car auction chaos. )ut-of-control SUV plows into crowd of bystanders at auto sale in Yaphank

    07/24/2005 6:48:37 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 11 replies · 409+ views
    Newsday ^ | today | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER
    At least 20 people were injured Friday morning when an out-of-control sport utility vehicle about to be auctioned off plowed into bystanders and cars in Yaphank, Suffolk police said. Smoke and flying car parts sent the crowd of about 500 into panic, witnesses and police said. The wholesale auto auction at Adesa on Patchogue-Yaphank Road had been under way for almost two hours when the driver of a 2003 Lincoln Navigator set off a chain-reaction crash involving six other vehicles, just before 11 a.m. It was not known what caused the driver, Louis Amelia, 78, of Moriches, to lose control...
  • Rehnquist is not retiring from the Supreme Court

    07/14/2005 6:01:06 PM PDT · by kcvl · 120 replies · 2,898+ views
    Per Fox News...
  • Al Gore 'Connects' on Campus...

    06/19/2005 3:54:15 PM PDT · by Seadog Bytes · 20 replies · 956+ views
    Strange Cosmos ^ | June 19, 2005 | Seadog Bytes
    Algore 'Connects' on Campus...
  • Man Drives on Taxiway at Iowa Airport

    04/27/2005 11:22:53 PM PDT · by kingattax · 21 replies · 583+ views
    My Way ^ | 4-27-2005 | Associated Press
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Air traffic at Des Moines International Airport was temporarily halted when a disoriented 70-year-old man drove in through an exit gate and led security on a chase onto an active taxiway. Duane Edwards Sheets drove through an open gate at the adjacent Iowa Air National Guard base Tuesday, nearly striking a guard who tried to stop him, said Col. Greg Schwab, commander of the 132nd Air Fighter Wing. Airport security and police took over the chase after Sheets crossed onto airport property, where he drove along service roads, hit a fence and was chased onto...
  • Cronkite: Rove comment was only a joke!

    11/04/2004 7:01:42 PM PST · by God luvs America · 67 replies · 2,310+ views
    I tuned into CNN to gloat as Aaron Brown whined and caught the last part of the painful Larry King...he read a statement sent to him by Walter Conkout stating something to the effect, "I deeply regret the joke I made on your show about Karl Rove last week was taken as a serious comment."
  • CRONKITE: KARL ROVE BEHIND BIN LADEN TAPE

    10/30/2004 1:37:06 PM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 419 replies · 16,169+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/30/04` | Matt Drudge
    CRONKITE: KARL ROVE BEHIND BIN LADEN TAPE Sat Oct 30 2004 16:31:19 ET Former CBSNEWS anchorman Walter Cronkite believes Bush adviser Karl Rove is possibly behind the new Bin Laden tape. Cronkite made the startling comments late Friday during an interview on CNN. Cronkite said he is "inclined to think that Karl Rove, the political manager at the White House, who is a very clever man, he probably set up bin Laden to this thing." Interviewer Larry King did not ask Cronkite to elaborate on the provocative election eve accusation. Developing...
  • I'M Back A+Bert

    09/12/2004 12:58:46 PM PDT · by snakeoil · 376 replies · 8,550+ views
    Ball Buster Bert | A+Bert
    I don't know what this means