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  • Mother Jones: Climate Change to Blame for Missing Malaysia Flight

    03/24/2014 10:10:45 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies
    March 24, 2014 12:33 PM Mother Jones: Climate Change to Blame for Missing Malaysia Flight By Andrew Johnson Malaysian authorities have finally determined that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean, but the liberal magazine Mother Jones blames the extended nature of the search on the effects of man-made climate change. On Friday, prior to the country’s prime minister’s announcement that the plane had been located, the magazine claimed that expectations for where the plane might be were “vastly different from where investigators could have anticipated 30 years ago” because climate change and a once-thinning ozone layer...
  • Jon Stewart Reduced to Stenographer After White House Meetings Revealed

    07/29/2015 4:34:34 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | Joe Concha
    For Jon Stewart, this certainly isnt the high note he wanted to go out on. The guy who prides himself on speaking truth to power, as the anti-establishment, take-to-both-sides-hero for millennials everywhere reduced to a stenographer for a sitting president so thin-skinned about any and all criticism that he needs to dictate his own comedy. As originally reported in Politico by Darren Samuelson, the outgoing Daily Show host met with President Barack Obama twice in the past four years but failed to let anyone know about it. It was only then that Stewart who loves to play the Im...
  • Getting ugly: Why the Trump spousal rape story was unfit to print

    07/29/2015 3:57:46 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 54 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | Howard Kurtz
    On one occasion during 1989, Mr. Trump and I had marital relations in which he behaved very differently toward me than he had during our marriage. As a woman, I felt violated, as the love and tenderness, which he normally exhibited towards me, was absent. I referred to this as a rape, but I do not want my words to be interpreted in a literal or criminal sense. What a scoop, huh? Now it would be one thing if Ivana was making this allegation today. Instead, the first Mrs. Trump issued this statement to CNN yesterday: The story is totally...
  • American Hunter Killed Cecil, Beloved Lion That Was Lured Out of Its Sanctuary

    07/29/2015 1:09:51 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 159 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 28, 2015 | By KATIE ROGERS
    Cecil, a 13-year-old lion, wandered out of his sanctuary in a national park in Zimbabwe this month, following the scent of a potential snack. At the other end of Cecils search was a lure, placed there by hunters who, conservationists say, wanted their prey to cross into unprotected territory so they could kill him. Cecil, well known to those who visited the Hwange National Park in western Zimbabwe for his jet black mane, was beheaded, according to conservation officials. His corpse was left to rot in the sun. Zimbabwean officials said that Dr. Walter J. Palmer, an American hunter known...
  • Trump dominates nightly news on election, study shows

    07/28/2015 2:33:35 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies
    wisc news ^ | July 28, 2015 | David Bauder
    NEW YORK (AP) Since the beginning of June, Donald Trump has received more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all of the other candidates for president combined, with his estranged former partners at NBC giving him the most attention. The statistics offered by Andrew Tyndall, a consultant who studies the content of evening newscasts, is one snapshot of how Trump has seized the media's attention to the detriment of his rivals. The ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts spent 114 minutes on campaign coverage from the beginning of June through the end of last week, and Trump...
  • Camille Paglia: How Bill Clinton is like Bill Cosby

    07/28/2015 3:25:01 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 24 replies
    Salon ^ | July 28, 2015 | By David Daley
    SALON: The banner on the Drudge Report this morning is that Kathleen Willey is starting a site to collect harassment claims against Bill Clinton. New York magazine, meanwhile, has the stories of 35 women who say they were raped or assaulted by Bill Cosby. I wonder if you see a connection between the two stories: Would Bill Clintons exploits be viewed more like Cosbys if he was in the White House now, instead of in the 1990s? PAGLIA: Right from the start, when the Bill Cosby scandal surfaced, I knew it was not going to bode well for Hillarys campaign,...
  • Trumped-Up Charges: Where is the Righteous Outrage?

    07/28/2015 3:29:39 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 16 replies
    The American Report ^ | July 28, 2015 | William Michael
    Summary: The media attack Donald Trump for telling the truth about Americas problems. Yet they ignore the outrageous and tragic scandals of Obama and Hillary, including their embrace of Islamic terrorists, use of IRS against political enemies, and decimation of the American economy. THE TIME FOR CITIZENS TO SPEAK UP IS NOW! Over the last few weeks, the bought-and-paid-for media have been presenting Donald Trump and his outspoken, truthful comments as outrageous. These Trumped-up charges are ridiculous. All the Donald has done is point out what mostly everyone knows: Emperor Barack has no clothes. (Spare us the thought.) Indeed, Trump...
  • LESBIANS ARE THE REAL EMBODIMENT OF CATHOLIC TEACHING CNN HOST MICHAEL SMERCONISH

    07/27/2015 10:30:26 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 12 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | July 27, 2015 | John Velisek, staff writer
    Bill Donahue of the Catholic League was invited onto the Smerconish show on CNN in order to defend a decision by a private Catholic school to fire a teacher who had revealed herself to be gay and in a gay marriage. Halfway through the interview, Michael Smerconish affirms the lesbians view that they are the real embodiment of Catholic teaching. Cuz that makes a lot of sense. Of course, people who get their understanding of Christian doctrine from making fun of televangelists while smoking pot in college and from snarky criticisms on the Daily Show arent the best scholars when...
  • OBAMA COMPARES KENYAS ANTI-GAY LAWS TO JIM CROW

    07/27/2015 10:10:08 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 39 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/27/15 | by MICHAEL LUCCHESE
    OBAMA COMPARES KENYAS ANTI-GAY LAWS TO JIM CROW President Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta clashed at a joint press conference in the African state during his official visit on Sunday: Obama harshly criticized Kenyas record on issues related to homosexuality. When you start treating people differently not because of any harm they are doing to anybody, but because they are different, thats the path whereby freedoms begin to erode, he said. Bad things start to happen. The President also compared Kenyas laws to Jim Crow-era segregationist policies.
  • Obama Admonishes Africa on Homosexuality [But not Muslim Countries]

    07/27/2015 7:18:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/26/2015 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    “Son of Kenya,” Barack Obama, proved once again that his patience with people, nations, and world leaders that disagree with his view of the world registers a big fat zero on the liberal Tolerance Meter.  When Obama finds out anyone (other than a Muslim) disagrees with his social policy focus, it becomes his personal mission to convince them otherwise. And if the mere awesomeness of his presence fails to change minds, Obama will attempt to humiliate his ideological adversaries into submission by getting in their face. For example, after Barack ‘LGBTQ’ Obama was specifically asked by the Evangelical Alliance...
  • American President BARACK OBAMA Dancing The Lipala Dance in KENYA -- ( VIDEO)

    07/26/2015 11:46:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 25,2015
    ... bringing dignity to his high office by acting presidential ... again!
  • Will: Information Will Come Out Showing Trump is Unprincipled

    07/26/2015 12:46:26 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 109 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/26/2015 | Pam Key
    This week on Fox News Sunday, Washington Post columnist George Will said voters are not going to like finding out information about Donald Trumps past, which will show he is both uncouth and unprincipled. [Relevant portion at 4:00 mark]
  • NYTimes Moves Cruz Behind Jimmy Carter on Bestseller List Despite Selling 58% More Books

    07/23/2015 5:54:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 23, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    The latest New York Times bestseller list has Ted Cruz's A Time for Truth at number 8. Just above him is former President Jimmy Carter's A Full Life, coming in at 7. The strange thing, however, is that Cruz sold almost 60 percent more copies of his book last week than Carter. According to Bookscan, which tracks the number of books sold, Cruz sold 8,814 last week. Carter sold only 5,147. The New York Times list does not indicate either author's books were purchased in bulk orders. Cruz was left off the list the first week his book came out...
  • Whitewashing the Black Panthers

    07/26/2015 10:15:52 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 13 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 07.25.15 | Michael Moynihan
    A new PBS documentary tries to excuse a murderous and totalitarian cult. When his captors uncinched the noose around his neck and shoved him into a wooden chair, Alex Rackley might have assumed his ordeal was over. He had already endured a flurry of kicks and punches, the repeated crack of a wooden truncheon, ritual humiliation, and a mock lynching. But it wasnt over. It was about to get much, much worse.Rackley, a slight, 19-year-old black kid from Florida, was tough (he had a black belt in karate), but hardly in a position to resist his psychopathic interrogators. During a...
  • Yes, ObamaNet Is Here: Meet ConnectHome, the Free Internet That Costs Taxpayers Much

    07/26/2015 8:03:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 7/24/2015 | Alex Pournelle
    On July 15 in Durant, Oklahoma, President Obama announced ConnectHome, describing it as: a new initiative with communities, the private sector, and federal government to expand high speed broadband to more families across the country. ConnectHome is aimed at low-income areas with little broadband uptake, expanding several earlier federal programs. The headlines are about connecting the poor to the modern convenience of the internet, but they dont mention whos paying for it. As with most federal programs, you are. Is ConnectHome worth the costs, and what are they? So far, the ConnectHome website is thin on details. (Its even...
  • Principal commits suicide amid Common Core test scandal [ New York ]

    07/26/2015 8:45:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 26, 2015 | Susan Edelman,
    The principal of an innovative West Harlem public school killed herself the day after her students took the state Common Core exams which were later tossed out because she cheated ... Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, 49, of Teachers College Community School, jumped in front of a B train in the 135th Street station ... She was pulled out from under the train and taken to Harlem Hospital, where she died eight days later. The city Medical Examiners Office ruled it a suicide. The leap came at 9:20 a.m., less than 24 hours after her 47 third-graders wrapped up three days sweating...
  • Man Arrested for Hollywood Street Execution is Rapper Who Served on LAPD Advisory Board

    07/26/2015 8:46:48 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 25,2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    The case of the execution-style Black-on-White murder on a Hollywood street this past Fourth of July weekend took a bizarre turn Friday night with the arrest of the suspect who is now being held on $1 million bail. Ezeoma Obioha, the 31-year-old man arrested by Los Angeles police for the murder Carrie Jean Melvin, also 31, was known to policeas a civilian member of the Los Angeles Police Departments Wilshire Area Community-Police Advisory Board with the title of Secretary. Obioha was a rapper and entrepreneur who presented himself as being all about protecting the community and helping stop young minorities...
  • Obama in Africa: I'm Proud To Be First Kenyan-American President

    07/26/2015 7:36:55 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 26 replies
    NBCNews.com ^ | 7/25/2015 | Chris Jansing
    NAIROBI, Kenya President Barack Obama spoke proudly of his Kenyan heritage before a raucous and affectionate crowd in Nairobi on Sunday. "I am proud to be the first American president to come to Kenya, and of course I'm the first Kenyan-American to be president of the United States," he told the packed sports hall in Nairobi, to the loud cheers of over 4,500 people in the audience. It was the (first) time he referred to himself as such.
  • Obama urges Kenyans to 'choose the path to progress'

    07/26/2015 6:41:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    CTV News ^ | July 26, 2015 | Darlene Superville and Tom Odula, The Associated Press
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to "choose the path to progress" by continuing to root out corruption, confront terrorism and be more inclusive of women and girls. Closing out a historic visit to the land of his father's birth, Obama said Kenya has come so far in just his lifetime, but can go even further. "You can choose the path to progress, but it requires making some important choices," he said in a speech to several thousand Kenyans packed into an indoor arena here in...
  • Kenya: Home Again

    07/26/2015 6:17:37 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-26-2015 | MOTUS
    Upon arrival in the land of the Dreams From His Father, Barry was greeted by his half-sister, Auma Obama.Man, Big Guys got more half-siblings than the Kardashians! And frankly, theres a chance he may be related to them too. I mean, check out that butt on Auma; we are definitely looking at Kardashian sized upholstery.While being whined and dined in Kenya, Barry launched the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, telling the audience that Africa is on the move: He said young African entrepreneurs are the continents future, but cautioned that governments cannot allow small would-be businesspeople to be stymied by...
  • Republicans' Donald Trump problem just got worse

    07/26/2015 9:01:20 AM PDT · by entropy12 · 90 replies
    Vox ^ | July 27, 2015 | Jonathan Allen
    Donald Trump was supposed to flame out fast. Instead, he's burning ever hotter in the first contests of the 2016 Republican presidential primary. The real estate mogul and reality TV star has a seven-point lead over his nearest competitor in New Hampshire, and he's breathing down the neck of longtime Iowa caucuses leader Scott Walker, according to two NBC-Marist University polls released Sunday morning. It's still very early in the 2016 campaign, and the first Republican debate on Aug. 6 in Cleveland could shake up the race, but Trump's surprising success suggests he will continue to be a significant force...
  • Obama, Kenyan President clash on gay rights in Kenya

    07/25/2015 5:56:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/25/2015 | By EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
    NAIROBI, Kenya President Barack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sparred over support for gay rights here Saturday, with Obama urging fast changes and Kenyatta saying it was not something Kenyan culture or society would accept. Linking LGBT discrimination in Africa to the history of Jim Crow laws in America, Obama said ensuring gay rights must be a priority on a continent and in a country where bias against gays is accepted, and violence against gays is common. Standing by Obamas side at a joint press conference here in front of the Kenyan state house, Kenyatta repeated...
  • Ted Cruz Sells His Soul to to Frackers for $15 Million

    07/25/2015 7:59:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 90 replies
    Politicus USA - Real liberal politics ^ | July 25, 2015 | Hrafnkell Haraldsson
    While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are bringing in a sizeable number of donations of under $100, Republicans have been going for the big money, like the huge score Ted Cruz just made from a pair of Texas frackers. Even so, on July 16, Newsmax made a big deal of Hillary receiving donations from wealthy individuals, with the headline, Hillary Clintons Donations From Hedge Fund Titans Exceed Republicans. Those Democrats are such elitists! You dont want to be drinking milk when you read these things, at least not without a bib. And here the Texas Messiah, Ted Cruz, just hauled...
  • The Civil War never ended: Jesse Jackson [ re the Confederate flag ]

    07/25/2015 6:54:46 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 61 replies
    Salon ^ | July 15, 2015 | DAVID MASCIOTRA
    The Civil War never ended: Jesse Jackson on the racist agenda that must come down with the Confederate flag"..Full Headline Since the homicidal evil named Dylann Roof claimed the lives of nine black worshipers in Charleston, South Carolina, the country has commissioned a conversation about racial harmony and diversity. The audible defeat in President Obamas voice when he made yet another call for gun control to millions of deaf ears was an early signal of legislative dysfunction, and the political systems inability to react meaningfully to crisis. Politics under the noxious regime of slavery and under the nominal promise of...
  • 'Black Lives Matter': We Will 'Shut Down' GOP Convention If We Can

    07/25/2015 2:32:26 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 82 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Shades of 1968 and the Days of Rage? Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has announced that "any opportunity we have to shut down a Republican convention, we will." Appearing on today's Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, Cullors also blithely spoke of "the murder of Mike Brown" in Ferguson, MO. Neither of the co-guest hosts sitting in for Harris-Perry, Richard Liu and Janet Mock, challenged Cullors' characterization. This despite the fact that even Eric Holder's Justice Department found no wrongdoing on the part of the police officer who shot Brown. View the video here.
  • Who Will Pay the Political Price for Affordable Housing?

    07/25/2015 1:46:24 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 20 replies
    New York Times ^ | Thomas B. Edsall
    For generations, working- and middle-class opponents of anti-discrimination laws have argued that more affluent whites support such laws without having to bear any of the costs. Now, the Democratic loyalty of better-off white liberals will be tested by two recent developments: the June 25 Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. and the Department of Housing and Urban Developments issuance of a new rule on July 8, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. Such a development has potential political ramifications. It may drive some middle-income and other whites into the arms of...
  • Tech Company Develops Robots to Replace $15 /Hr Workers Can Produce 1 Burger Every 10 Seconds

    07/23/2015 5:34:26 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/23/15 | Jim Hoft
    On Wednesday Governor Cuomos New York Wage Board set a new minimum wage for New York Citys 200,000 fast food workers. City establishments will now be required to offer employees at least $15 per hour by the end of 2018. The move also makes it cost effective for companies to fire humans and hire robots. Momentum Machines has developed a robot that can put out one burger every 10 seconds.
  • Hillary Clinton on email scandal: Everybody calm down

    07/24/2015 12:38:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/24/2015 | By JOSH GERSTEIN and HANNA TRUDO
    Hillary Clinton on Friday sought to downplay the latest twist in the long-running scandal over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, saying reports of a possible criminal probe are full of inaccuracies. News emerged on Thursday evening that at least one inspector general passed to the Justice Department evidence of potential mishandling of classified information, a referral that could lead to a criminal investigation. Clinton on Friday said people are getting worked up over not much. Maybe the heat is getting to everybody, she said, in remarks before a policy speech in New...
  • NY Times changes story about criminal inquiry into Hillary Clinton emails

    07/24/2015 6:00:05 AM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2015 | Rick Moran
    How much pull does Hillary Clinton have with the press? Politico's Dylan Beyers noticed a subtile, but monumental change to an article in the New York Times this morning that altered the entire thrust of the piece. The State Department's inspector general is requesting a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's outside email accounts because he suspects that hundreds of classified documents were stored on the server. Without explanation or notice, the Times changed the focus of the article. The New York Times made small but significant changes to an exclusive reportabout a potential criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's State Department...
  • Kerry: Any action by Israel would provide justification for Irans pursuit of nukes (Video)

    07/24/2015 9:57:41 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 45 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12:01 pm | Ed Morrissey
    Secretary of State John Kerry sat down with Matt Lauer for an interview on Today earlier, defending the deal with Iran and telling Israel to cool their jets, almost literally. In doing so, Kerry managed to turn Israel into the aggressor and Iran into a passive actor who might somehow decide they need a bomb only if Israel attacked them. Its a strange reversal, and one that confirms the impression that the Obama administration has become the lawyers for the mullahs (via Jeff Dunetz): Lauer points out to Kerry that opposition to the Iran deal encompasses practically the whole...
  • The silver lining of Donald Trump

    07/22/2015 10:51:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Vox ^ | July 22, 2015 | Jonathan Allen
    If there's a small silver lining for the Republican Party in the bonanza of insanity that is Donald Trump's candidacy, it's this: He's single-handedly managed to make the rest of the GOP field look downright reasonable by comparison. There's less talk of a "clown car" primary when the main attraction is the ringmaster of his own circus. Each day, Trump seems to reach new heights of absurdity, offensiveness, and popularity among Republican poll respondents. On Tuesday, he called fellow candidate Lindsey Graham an "idiot" and handed out the South Carolina senator's cellphone number a response to Graham referring to...
  • Obama tells Jon Stewart: We move the ball forward [Final Worship Service on "Daily Show"]

    07/22/2015 2:27:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/22/15 | Josh Lederman/AP
    ....Obama took a victory lap on Stewarts show, ticking off a list of achievements on health care, foreign policy and more. The VA works better than when I came into office. Government works better than when I came into office. The economy is better than when I came into office, Obama boasted.
  • Jon Stewart To President Obama: Act Quickly If Youre Going To Take Away Americans Guns

    07/22/2015 9:16:37 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/22/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During the July 21 airing of Comedy Centrals The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart told President Barack Obama he needs to act quickly if hes going to take away Americans guns and declare martial law. Obama walked out to sit beside Stewart amid rousing rounds of applause. The two exchanged niceties amid laughter, with Stewart pointing out Obama has about a year left in office and Obama responded by saying he is going to issue an executive order forbidding Stewart from leaving The Daily Show. (Stewart previously announced he is leaving the show in August.) According to Deadline, Stewart then...
  • Obama Just Tried To Rewrite History Straight To Jon Stewarts Face About This HUGE Scandal

    07/22/2015 8:50:35 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 25 replies
    The Western Journalism.com ^ | July 22, 2015 | Norvell Rose
    In a classic and cynical attempt to never accept blame...
  • SANDRA BLANDS DEATH PROBE BEING TREATED LIKE A MURDER INVESTIGATION ["Minister" quote is nuts]

    A local district attorney says that the probe into Sandra Blands death after a traffic stop is being treated like a murder investigation, despite preliminary information indicating that she committed suicide. Bland was arrested July 10 after a traffic stop and died three days later in her cell.... Supporters of Bland, a 28-year-old woman and Black Lives Matter activist who was arrested July 10 and found dead in her cell three days later.... She has the right to smoke in her car. That is her right, the Rev. Jamal Harrison Bryant of Baltimore, who has been working to raise awareness...
  • OREILLY: MEDIA DESPISES TRUMP BECAUSE HE HAS NO FEAR, DOESNT CENSOR SELF, ISNT INTIMIDATED

    07/22/2015 12:44:01 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/21/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Fox News Channel host Bill OReilly said the media despises Donald Trump because he has no fear, he could not care less about censoring himself, and the press does not intimidate him. on Tuesday. OReilly said his tip of the day of the day was, The media despising Donald Trump, and heres why: He has no fear, he could not care less about censoring himself, and the press does not intimidate him. He continued, that the media feel the need to punish Trump for being disrespectful and not cowering before them.
  • Fox's O'Reilly: News media want to 'punish' Trump for 'not cowering'

    07/21/2015 10:56:03 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 21 2015 | Eddie Scarry
    All the negative press Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is facing lately is the result of a national press out to get him and "not looking out" for the American public. That's according to Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly. On his show Tuesday, O'Reilly said Trump is getting a raw deal from the national press because he isn't "cowering before them." "He has no fear," said O'Reilly, who has been known to attend sporting events with Trump. "He could not care less about censoring himself and the press does not intimidate him. So because of that approach, the media believe...
  • Donald Trump Insult Generator

    07/21/2015 11:57:33 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 16 replies
    Time ^ | July 22, 2015 | Chris Wilson
    ecause the Republican presidential candidate hasn't gotten around to mocking everyone in the world just yet Perhaps no presidential candidate in history has wielded the put-down quite like Donald Trump. John McCains a dummy. John Kasich is desperate. Rick Perry needs new glasses. Karl Rove is a total loser. Lindsey Graham, Trump said Tuesday as he announced the South Carolina Senators cell phone number on live television, is a stiff. What a stiff. The list goes on. Feeling left out that Trump hasnt gotten around to insulting you or your friends? Heres an app for that. Built on the real-live...
  • Time for Rush Limbaugh to Smother Trump

    07/21/2015 11:53:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 22, 2015 | Matt K. Lewis
    The king of talk radio could take out Trump if he wanted to, so why wont he sack up and do it?The New York Times recently ran a piece titled, Rush Limbaugh Rallies Listeners to Donald Trumps Defense. In reading Rushs full transcript, I found that headline a bit unfair. On Monday, he did cite ex-CBS reporter Sharyl Attkissons defense of Trumpwhich I (and others) found to be unpersuasive. But his comments were far more nuanced than the Times headline suggested. Apparently Limbaugh felt that way, too. Because I dont join in the condemnation of Trump, he explained on Tuesday,...
  • We Asked an Expert What Would Happen if Donald Trump Actually Became President

    07/21/2015 11:09:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    Vice ^ | July 22, 2015 | Mike Pearl, staff writer
    It's the morning of Friday, January 20, 2017, and it's Inauguration Day. Donald John Trump Sr. has his hand on a Bible, and America looks on, agape, as he swears to "preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States." How we got to this point isn't important. The question now is, what the [expletive] is about to happen? To come up with even the vaguest answer, we have to look back at history. Because as British TV science guy James Burke once said, "Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future? Because...
  • Ron Paul: Zionism Has Played A Role In Our Post-9/11 March Toward Empire

    07/21/2015 4:30:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Buzzfeed News ^ | July 21, 2015 | Andrew Kaczynski and Megan Apper
    The U.S. Empire received a big boost from the 9/11 attack. Former Rep. Ron Paul, the father of presidential candidate Rand Paul and past two-time candidate for the Republican nomination himself, writes in his new book that he believes Zionism has played a role in our post-9/11 march toward empire. Pauls book, Swords into Plowshares: A Life in Wartime and a Future of Peace and Prosperity, was released last Friday. Zionism has played a role in our post-9/11 march toward empire, and its influence has encouraged extreme interference in the Middle East, Paul writes in a chapter entitled Making America...
  • Obama defends IRS, says tea party targeting didnt happen

    07/21/2015 6:33:32 PM PDT · by PROCON · 71 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | July 21, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    President Obama defended the IRS Tuesday in an interview with Daily Show host Jon Stewart, saying the tea party-targeting scandal was actually Congress fault for passing a crummy law and that the real problem is the agency doesnt have enough money. Mr. Obama, who has overseen a series of scandals at the IRS, the Veterans Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and now the Office of Personnel Management, was asked why government didnt seem to be working on his watch. But the president said hes not to blame, using the IRS as an example of how what...
  • How selective outrage over Trump is dooming the GOP (Because - White people)

    07/21/2015 11:43:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Partisan ^ | July 20, 2015 | Jonathan Capehart, columnist
    In what seemed like a political nanosecond, the Republican National Committee (RNC) released a statement on Saturday condemning Donald Trumps callous assertion that day that Sen. John McCain is not a war hero. Senator McCain is an American hero because he served his country and sacrificed more than most can imagine. Period. There is no place in our party or our country for comments that disparage those who have served honorably. The RNC is 100 percent correct. McCain is a hero. His sacrifice and service to this country when so many like Trump looked for ways to avoid the Vietnam...
  • HuffPo Author: We Should Replace the Phrase "White Privilege" with "White Advantage"

    07/21/2015 11:55:05 AM PDT · by rightistight · 39 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 7/21/15 | Aurelius
    Writing for the Huffington Post today, Daniel Cubias suggested that liberals get rid of the term "white privilege" with "white advantage," or another phrase that shows that whites receive societal benefits simply for being white. Cubias cautions in his piece Let's Get Rid of the Term 'White Privilege' that "white privilege" does indeed exist. However, the phrase itself is not catchy enough. Liberals were smart to change "global warming" to "climate change." He explains, "consider the worst branding decision of all time: "global warming". As we all know, climate deniers just scoff and say, "Then why was it so cold...
  • Who is bankrolling the top presidential candidates

    07/21/2015 11:35:09 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 10 replies
    Yahoo Financa ^ | 7/21 | Rick Newman
    Yahoo Finance is closely following the money pouring into the 2016 campaign, and we analyzed newly released data to see which companies are aligned with which candidates. (Our full methodology is at the end of this story.) Not surprisingly, Bush and Clinton are pulling down millions from deep corporate connections. But we found a few unexpected things as well. While its no secret that Jeb Bush is Wall Street's preferred candidate, for instance, Hillary Clinton more than makes up for that with thousands of donations from attorneys at powerful law firms. Many analysts consider ultraconservative Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
  • Real Possibility Trump Runs as a Third Party Candidate

    07/21/2015 11:05:17 AM PDT · by Coronal · 147 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 20 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday on AM 970s The Joe Piscopo Show, pollster Frank Luntz suggested that since Republican presidential candidate and longtime Clinton friend Donald Trump refused to say he would endorse whoever got the Republican party nomination, it is a real possibility Trump is planning a third party run. This, as host Joe Piscopo pointed out, would allow Hillary to walk right in to the presidency and be an astonishing historical repeat, because Ross Perots third party candidacy is credited for President Bill Clintons victory over President George H.W. Bush in 1992.
  • Jeb Bush vs. Scott Walker: Round 1 of a long brawl

    07/21/2015 12:43:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | July 20, 2015 | Eli Stokols
    Suddenly, the gloves are off between Scott Walker and Jeb Bush. Surprisingly, Bush threw the first punch, sparking a back-and-forth between the two leading Republican candidates in early-state polls, both eager to highlight what they see as the others fatal flaw Bush as the establishment shill and Walker as the foreign policy lightweight. It started during a town hall in Nevada Friday, when Bush took an unprovoked shot at Walker, portraying him as unserious and unsophisticated over a promise he made in his announcement speech last Monday to repeal the nuclear deal with Iran on the very first day...
  • Iran Agreement Boosts Peace, Defeats Neocons (Barf)

    07/20/2015 12:56:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2015 | Ron Paul
    Last week's successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relations with Cuba, this move shows that diplomacy can produce peaceful, positive changes. It also shows that sometimes taking a principled position means facing down overwhelming opposition from all sides and not backing down. The president should be commended for both of these achievements. The agreement has reduced the chance of a U.S. attack on Iran, which is a great development. But the interventionists will not give up so easily. Already they...
  • Column: Mr. President, on behalf of an ungrateful nation, thank you

    07/20/2015 6:15:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    The Lincoln Journal-Star ^ | July 20, 2015 | Dick Meyer, chief Washington correspondent for Scripps Washington Bureau & DecodeDC
    Ive never written a column like this. Readers rarely believe it, but I am not on any political team. Generosity toward the high and mighty isnt among my few virtues. But this needs to be said: Americans are lucky to have Barack Obama as president and we should wake up and appreciate it while we can. President Obama will go down in history as an extraordinary president, probably a great one. He will have done this in an era that doesnt aggrandize leaders and presidents, but shrinks them. All presidents have had profound opposition, vicious enemies and colossal failures. A...
  • Scott Walkers Many Answers on Gay Rights

    07/21/2015 9:55:01 AM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 37 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 21, 2015 | Betsy Woodruff
    Pandering Is Hard. Suffice it to say the Wisconsin governor and 2016 hopeful has a hard time explaining his views on the subject. Its safe to say LGBT issues are not Scott Walkers favorite conversation topic. Questions about various aspects of the gay rights debate have frequently tripped him up on the campaign trail - most recently during an interview on CNN when he was asked whether being gay was a choice. Oh, I mean, I think thats -- thats not even an issue for me to be involved in, the Wisconsin governor said. The bottom line is, Im going...