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  • Palin goes 0 for 2 in Alaska as clout disappears nationally

    08/21/2014 2:15:58 PM PDT · by bigdaddy45 · 104 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | Published: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:29 am | Sean Cockerman
    WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of Alaska capped a primary season in which her favored candidates have stumbled across the nation. A referendum to restore Palin’s signature achievement from her time as Alaska governor, a state tax on oil companies, was also headed toward defeat following Tuesday’s voting, dealing a double whammy loss to Palin in her home state and highlighting her declining influence. Only four of the 15 congressional candidates endorsed by Palin nationwide this year have won their primaries, a...
  • Exclusive:Sarah Palin Gives Conservative Response To Elizabeth Warren'S Progressive Commandments

    08/07/2014 3:17:11 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 35 replies
    breitart ^ | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave a "commonsense conservative" response to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) progressive commandments on her SarahPalinChannel. Long before Warren and Republican Dave Brat, Palin was attacking the bipartisan permanent political class and their embrace of crony capitalism. That is why Palin has always appealed to Reagan Democrats and independents fed up with both parties. After Palin's landmark 2011 speech in Indianola, Iowa, Republicans who enabled the cronyism associated with George W. Bush and the GOP-controlled Senate were forced to slowly combat it. So it is only fitting that after Warren introduced her 11 progressive commandments at...
  • Sarah Palin Slams 'Jackass' Jesse Ventura for 'Shaking Down' Chris Kyle Widow

    08/02/2014 6:35:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 122 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 2, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin hammered Jesse Ventura for winning a $2 million defamation lawsuit this week against Chris Kyle's widow. After Kyle's death, Ventura continued with the lawsuit that stemmed from a passage from Kyle's book in which Kyle claimed he knocked out an unnamed Navy SEAL for trashing the troops. During his book tour, Kyle said that was Ventura. But after Kyle was tragically killed in 2013, many felt that Ventura, who has done a lot to damage his own reputation over the years, should have dropped the lawsuit. "Hey tough guy, Jesse Ventura, your feelings were hurt...
  • Sarah Palin Launches Her Own TV Channel Online

    07/27/2014 8:03:53 PM PDT · by TWhiteBear · 44 replies
    Variety ^ | July 27, 2014 | 06:58PM PT | NY Digital Editor Todd Spangler
    Sarah Palin – former governor of Alaska, erstwhile candidate for VP of the U.S. and polarizing public figure – has unveiled a new subscription-based Internet TV network that promises direct access to her and her supporters. The Sarah Palin Channel, which costs $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a one-year subscription, will feature her commentary on “important issues facing the nation,” as well as behind-the-scenes looks into her personal life as “mother, grandmother, wife and neighbor.” Palin serves as executive editor, overseeing all content posted to the channel. “I want to talk directly to you on our channel, on my...
  • Palin: Immigration Debate 'Just About Driving Me To Renounce My Republican Ties'

    06/13/2014 12:58:35 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 103 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | June 13 2014 | Catherine Thomas
    News of poor conditions at a holding center in Arizona for undocumented, unaccompanied minors whipped Sarah Palin into a fury Friday -- so much so that she said she was on the verge of renouncing her ties to the Republican Party. "Finally, they have won me over. I actually agree with the liberals’ war whoop," the former Republican vice presidential nominee wrote on her Facebook page. "I, too, demand that this issue of young illegal aliens flooding across our border into horrendous conditions be taken care of. Now!" The Department of Homeland Security began flying some young migrants to Arizona...
  • CANTOR LOSES

    06/10/2014 5:14:03 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 502 replies
    politico.com ^ | 6/10/14 | Jake Sherman
    RICHMOND, Va. — Dave Brat, a local economics professor, toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night in the most shocking primary defeat since Republicans took the House in 2010. The conservative challenger’s victory halts one of the most meteoric rises in national politics, and illustrates the strong anti-incumbent fever that has taken over Cantor’s Richmond-area district. Cantor is the second House incumbent to lose this primary season — Texas GOP incumbent Ralph Hall was defeated by a tea-party backed challenger at the end of May. Cantor’s defeat not only reorders Virginia politics, where Cantor was the highest-ranking Republican,...
  • Ted Cruz calls to repeal ‘every blessed word of Obamacare’

    06/06/2014 4:21:49 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 50 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 6 Jun 2014 | Emma Margolin
    “Today, liberty is under assault,” declared conservative firebrand Ted Cruz before an adoring audience Friday at the Republican Party of Texas State Convention. The GOP senator and Tea Party darling left virtually no red meat unthrown, calling for a return to the Constitution – “the most extraordinary document crafted in history” – a resurrection of American leadership abroad – where “bullies and tyrants are laughing at [us]” – and a rebuilding of jobs and economic growth at home, through adhering to free market principles, supporting “the American energy renaissance,” abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and repealing “every blessed word of...
  • Tea Party Winning

    05/07/2014 12:32:43 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 7 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | May 7 2014 | Richard A. Viguerie
    he inside the Beltway establishment news media will be quick to take the nomination of Thom Tillis, the Republican establishment’s favored candidate in the North Carolina senate primary, as proof that this time the Tea Party really is dead. But as Dan Balz of The Washington Post wrote in the May 5 edition of the paper, “Another big reason the establishment-vs.-tea-party theme may be overdrawn is the degree to which the establishment has adapted to the new world by embracing tea party ideas and sometimes the movement’s confrontational posture. Slate’s David Weigel noted this in a piece about North Carolina...
  • The 100 Most Popular Conservative Websites Of 2014 (We're at #14)

    04/30/2014 1:11:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 144 replies
    RightWing News ^ | April 30, 2014 | John Hawkins
    These websites were ranked using Alexa. The number beside of each website represents its overall rank on the Internet. 1) Fox News: 158 2) Wall Street Journal: 214 3) The Drudge Report: 437 4) The Blaze: 565 5) New York Post: 889 6) Breitbart: 1,344 7) Newsmax: 1,729 8) WorldNetDaily: 2,103 9) Independent Journal Review 2,147 10) The Daily Caller: 2,240 11) The Washington Times: 2,438 12) National Review: 3,621 13) TownHall: 5,252 14) Free Republic: 5,393 15) PJ Media/Instapundit: 5,586 16) Cybercast News Service: 5,811 17) Investor’s Business Daily: 5,828 18) Hot Air: 5,877 19) Twitchy: 6,102 20) The...
  • PALIN TO JEB BUSH: THEY'RE 'CALLED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOR A REASON'

    04/28/2014 10:46:56 AM PDT · by Bratch · 109 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 28, 2013 | Tony Lee
    [...snip...] "I think that anybody who breaks a law in America as their first action putting their first foot on our homeland illegally, it may be an act of love from the heart, but it's illegal," Palin told NBC News after attending a rally for Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst. They are "called illegal immigrants for a reason," she added. [...snip...]
  • My Little Pony - The Movie

    04/05/2014 4:33:13 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | Mar 15, 2014 | Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom·
    Movie for Saturday morning.
  • TOP 5 CRACKDOWNS ON CONSERVATIVES' INTERNET FREE SPEECH

    04/04/2014 7:48:45 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 4, 2014 | By Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday, CEO Brendan Eich of Mozilla was forced out of his job thanks to his $1,000 donation to the Proposition 8 pro-traditional marriage effort in California in 2008. At that point, he held the exact same position as Barack Obama on traditional marriage. Now, that position has soured in the nostrils of the militant left, which seeks to ruin the lives of those with whom it disagrees. ~~snip~~ Google Adsense Shuts Down WorldNetDaily. On February 6, Google Adsense notified WorldNetDaily’s Joseph Farah that it would be cancelling WND’s account thanks to a “policy violation email this morning regarding negative/hate...
  • If not Hillary Clinton, then Sarah Palin for 2016, poll shows

    03/31/2014 10:05:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    www.washingtontimes.com ^ | 03-31-2014 | By Cheryl K. Chumley
    When it comes to women in the White House, Sarah Palin takes the cake in Americans’ eyes, a new poll found. The Economist/YouGov poll asked participants which female candidate — other than Hillary Clinton — they’d like to see run for the high office. Mrs. Palin won 9 percent of the vote, Breitbart reported. She was followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Condoleeza Rice, at 8 percent each. Almost two-thirds of respondents said America was more than ready to elect a woman to president.
  • AWESOME: Dana Loesch Tears Harry Reid A New Series Of Tubes

    03/30/2014 9:43:55 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 20 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 03-30-2014 | Caleb Howe
    Senator Harry Reid is aware of all internet traditions. So an epic flame should be old hat for this old hand. Watch as Dana takes Harry to internets school.
  • Poll: Sarah Palin tops list of women Americans want to run for president

    03/28/2014 8:56:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 125 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | March 27, 2014 | Paul Bedard
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the darling of the Tea Party movement, tops a new list of women other than Hillary Clinton who Americans want to run for president. A series of Economist/YouGov polls, wrapped up in an article released this week, found overwhelming support for women candidates and a woman president, and has Palin on top of eight women most often mentioned by voters as their top choice to run. Because Clinton is the runaway favorite potential woman candidate in a number of polls, the Economist/YouGov poll asked this question: “Other than Hillary Clinton, is their any other woman...
  • Ted Cruz makes surprise appearance, gives speech at Supreme Court in solidarity with Hobby Lobby

    03/25/2014 2:38:53 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 50 replies
    http://therightscoop.com ^ | March 25, 2014 | The Right Scoop
    Ted Cruz gave a great speech today in a surprise appearance at the Supreme Court, supporting the cause of Hobby Lobby and reminding people of the importance of our God-given right of religious freedom and why it is protected in our Constitution. He also predicted that the Supreme Court would strike down the contraceptive mandate and rule in favor of Hobby Lobby. Watch the full speech below:
  • • Sarah Palin • CPAC • 2014 • [Keynote address to end CPAC 2014]

    03/08/2014 5:19:46 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 104 replies
    CSPAN/You Tube ^ | 3/8/2014 | Sarah Palin CSPAN
    In true fashion, Sarah Palin brought the house down in her keynote address to end #CPAC2014 and you can watch the full speech below:
  • Cruz angers GOP colleagues - again (Susan Collins is very upset!)

    02/28/2014 6:43:26 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ^ | 2/26/14 | Ted Barrett and Dana Bash
    <p>Several Republican senators said Wednesday they were surprised and angered after a news report revealed that their GOP colleague, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, made a recent fundraising appeal for a tea party group that is trying to defeat GOP incumbents it doesn't believe are conservative enough.</p>
  • Rick Santelli: Tea Party Are Those Who 'Carry the Water'

    02/24/2014 6:33:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | February 23, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Five years after his "rant heard around the world" spawned what is now known as the Tea Party movement, CNBC's Rick Santelli appeared on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 and said the energy from 2009 has created a powerful political movement that has already achieved many tangible results while changing the political landscape. Speaking to host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, Santelli said the Tea Party movement is a big-tent movement that attracts Americans from all walks of life. He said what is appealing about the movement to him is its emphasis on...
  • Cruz to get hero's welcome in Iowa, NH

    02/23/2014 1:06:23 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/15/14 06:00 AM EST | Alexander Bolton
    Conservatives in Iowa and New Hampshire are preparing a hero’s welcome for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after he showed up Senate Republican leaders during a crucial vote on the debt limit. Cruz infuriated his Senate Republican colleagues this week when he filibustered a clean bill to raise the debt limit. His objection forced Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and 11 other Republicans to vote with Democrats to advance the legislation.But in Iowa and New Hampshire, two important presidential primary states, conservative activists are cheering Cruz’s stand and buzzing about a possible presidential run in 2016.Activists in the two states said...
  • Ted Cruz, hated by Senate Republicans, is winning

    02/18/2014 6:03:07 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 22 replies
    Examiner ^ | February 17, 2014 | Mark Whittington
    The current media narrative about Sen. Ted Cruz in the wake of the debt ceiling vote was captured neatly by a February 16, 2014 story in The Blaze in which ABC News’ Jonathon Karl was quoted as saying that Cruz is so hated by his fellow Republican senators that he will need a food taster at GOP Senate lunches.That might be a slight exaggeration, but it is clear that the establishment wing of the GOP regards Cruz as a problem. And, if David Harsanyi, writing in The Federalist, is correct, some of Cruz’s fellow senators are right to hate him,...
  • What Is Your 'Back 16 Japan'?

    02/11/2014 4:17:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 11, 2014 | Chuck Norris
    (Editor's note: Chuck has postponed the second part of his series "Alcohol vs. Marijuana" until after the Winter Olympics so he can address some moments of inspiration from the games.) American snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg, a native of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, made the decision of his life in Olympic competition over the weekend, and it paid off big-time, with the first American gold medal -- and the first gold medal in general -- in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Whatever our aspirations, his example shows us the way to our ticket to gold, too. After earning his place in the...
  • Winning Elections for the Tea Party (Saturbray)

    01/18/2014 8:45:22 AM PST · by bray · 11 replies
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 1/18/14 | bray
    Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials excercise authority over them. Mat. 20:25 Conservatives continue to lose battle after battle at the ballot box because they are using a broken formula. They are under the impression if they will get their conservative base to vote for them while chasing the Democrats they will turn up enough votes in the box to win. You will never convince a Dem to vote for a Repub just as you are never going to get an Auburn fan to...
  • The Mississippi State University 44, Rice 7 (Vanity)

    12/31/2013 10:33:41 PM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 17 replies
    Vanity ^ | January 1, 2014 | Mutt the Hoople
    The Mississippi State University, led by 2014 Heisman Trophy frontrunner Dak Prescott, annihilated Conference USA Champion Rice University 44-7. Prescott threw for three touchdowns and passed for another 2 as The Mississippi State University showed the rest of the college football world that they were going to contend for the 2014 National Championship.
  • Charlie Sheen Blasts ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson for ‘Unforgivable’ Comments

    12/22/2013 11:39:00 AM PST · by kingattax · 85 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12-21-13 | Jethro Nededog
    Charlie Sheen is giving voice to the voice-less in a raging Twitter rant addressing “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, who’s in the middle of a controversy over anti-gay and racial comments made during an interview with GQ magazine. No stranger to being in the middle of a media firestorm himself, Sheen shows no mercy for Robertson in a very angry missive posted to Twitter on Saturday. “You have offended and hurt so many dear friends of mine, who DO NOT have the voice or the outreach that I do,” FX’s “Anger Management” star said. “Well, news flash shower-dodger, I will...
  • Alinsky Lessons for Republicans

    10/25/2013 10:37:16 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-24-13 | Roger L. Simon
    The big teaching moment for Republicans, conservatives and libertarians — that time you can finally whisper new ideas quietly in the ears of your liberal and progressive friends and relations — is here. And it’s not just because Obamacare is an unbelievable fiasco that even has them stuttering on CBS and ABC. Everything is going haywire for the president. Absolutely everything. Obama is even having to field calls from German chancellor Angela Merkel, irate that we were tapping her mobile phone. Now she and the first lady of Brazil are going to the UN over this, humiliating our country, which...
  • Rolling the Hard Six

    10/21/2013 12:12:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 20, 2013 | Sally Zelikovsky
    ........The conservative press is also pushing the mantra that unsuspecting Tea Party rubes walked blindly into Obama's trap -- to have the radical Tea Party faction foment the shutdown so Obama could use it as leverage against the GOP. But a trap is something one is lured into unwittingly, taken by surprise. Cruz and Lee weren't oblivious to the risks associated with their defund stance. No one was duped. Disappointed in the outcome maybe, but not duped.The real trap here--the one we are walking into today--is the one Obama set as soon as the 2012 election left the House under...
  • Van Jones Celebrates Ted Cruz’s ‘Humiliating Defeat’ on CNN

    10/16/2013 11:01:12 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 88 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | October 16, 2013 | Matt Wilstein
    In light of a deal struck by Senate leaders to reopen the government and avoid default on the country’s debt, CNN’s Van Jones cheered what he viewed as a “humiliating defeat” for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) who expressed his dissatisfaction with the compromise, while saying he would not take steps to block it. Jones appeared on CNN shortly after the Senate announcement along with his Crossfire co-host Newt Gingrich. Wolf Blitzer began by asking the former Speaker of the House if he would have voted for this legislation if he were still in Congress. “I have no idea,” Gingrich said,...
  • Obama Has Already Won The Shutdown Fight And He’s Coming For Immigration Next

    10/16/2013 6:13:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 28 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 10/15/13 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    Immigration reform advocates plan an aggressive campaign to bring the issue back — and the White House has signaled it’s on board. Can Obama emerge from the fiscal crisis with enough momentum to win the immigration fight? As the fiscal fight roiling Washington nears its end, the White House is already signaling that it plans to use the political momentum it has gained during the shutdown fight to charge back into the immigration debate. And this time, Democratic pollsters and advocates say, they could actually win. The final chapter of the current crisis hasn’t been written yet, but Democrats in...
  • Sorry, Nancy: Axelrod Admits GOP In Solid Shape For 2014

    10/16/2013 6:00:46 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Amidst all the blather about Republicans going over the cliff and taking the world with them, a tantalizing bit of truth was spoken on today's Morning Joe. Doomsaying notwithstanding, the GOP is actually positioned to do OK in 2014. Making the comment particularly surprising was its source: Barack Obama's former senior adviser himself—David Axelrod. View the video here.
  • With voting just days away in NJ Senate race, Tea Party arrives to lend support (for Lonegan)

    10/13/2013 3:42:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/13/13
    **SNIP** On Saturday, Palin told a rally at the New Egypt Speedway that Lonegan, a former mayor, would fight against ObamaCare and stand with Tea Party senators including Ted Cruz of Texas. "You have the momentum with Steve's campaign," she said. "The rest of the country knows." The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor told the crowd to vote to defy the "fallacy" that a conservative Tea Party candidate cannot win in a Democratic-leaning New Jersey. Lonegan, who spent the weekend campaigning across the state, wants to repeal ObamaCare and "join those conservatives who stand up for...
  • Terrific! Ted Cruz Lectures Obama During White House Meeting

    10/11/2013 7:34:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 11, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    You gotta love it. The one Republican who has the courage to tell it like it is. Ted Cruz lectured the president on the negative effects of Obamacare today at the White House. Earlier in the day Senator Cruz joked that Obama might abduct him when he attends the White House meeting. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)The Politico reported: Sen. Ted Cruz confronted President Barack Obama over his health care law during a meeting at the White House Friday attended by dozens of GOP senators. Cruz told Obama that any deal to reopen the government must also provide relief for those negatively affected by...
  • The one thing in government that will never shut down...

    10/11/2013 3:59:11 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-11-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Awesome: Cruz Outplays Hecklers at Conservative Conference

    10/11/2013 1:24:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 10/11/13 | Cortney O'Brien
    An overall summary from today’s Value Voters Summit conference is coming later, but this deserved a separate post. Senator Ted Cruz didn’t need a podium today when he spoke about conservative ideals at today’s Value Voters conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. He also didn’t need a bodyguard. When a handful of protestors showed up to interrupt his speech, the Texas senator employed one of his own state’s mottos and showed them “nobody messes” with conservatives. I counted at least six times that hecklers shouted questions at Cruz regarding his stance on immigration. Each time, the senator...
  • Obama to Boehner: Drop Dead

    10/11/2013 10:12:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | October 11, 2013 | Matthew Vadum
    President Obama has rejected a proposed compromise from House Republicans that could have helped to end the congressional standoff that led to the now 11-day-old partial federal government shutdown. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) pitched a “clean” six-week increase with nothing in return to the community organizer in the White House and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). As Big Government’s Matthew Boyle reports, “Obama’s and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to completely reject any offer of a compromise from House Republicans confirms what most conservatives already know: Obama will not negotiate on anything (he has said as much...
  • Support Senator Ted Cruz

    10/11/2013 7:04:04 AM PDT · by seeker41 · 58 replies
    various ^ | 10/11/13 | self
    I want this to be a Ted Cruz thread, we need to support him with all we have in us.
  • Cruz responds to Obama's criticism: 'We're winning'

    10/06/2013 8:08:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | October 6, 2013 | By JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    Sen. Ted Cruz says he's being attacked by Democrats because his strategy on Obamacare has been successful. "The fact that you are seeing so many nasty partisan jabs from Democrats" and that Democrats ,including Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), "have not been shy in using all sorts of ad hominem inflammatory attacks" means that Cruz's message is gaining traction, he said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." The attacks, Cruz said, are "indicative of the fact that we're winning the argument -- Obamacare isn't working."
  • Ted Cruz Talking Filibuster in progress (Live Thread)

    09/24/2013 11:50:51 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 4,108 replies
    U.S. senate, via CSPAN-2 ^ | September 24, 2013 | CSPAN-2
    LIVE VIDEO
  • Why the Democrats are Winning

    09/18/2013 4:41:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 18, 2013 | Rachel Alexander
    Americans appear to have begun entering a more conservative phase, reflected in part by the popularity of the family-oriented, God-loving TV show Duck Dynasty. Although it is not a big expensive production, just a reality show, it has become the second most popular show on cable TV. Yet this isn't translating into changes in Americans' politics or their government. Americans are still voting for Democrats, accepting socially liberal positions and expanding government. The reason is simple. Liberalism self-perpetuates itself if left unchecked because people are lazy. This is due to the nature of government. It is difficult to feel the...
  • ‘Putin Shipping Assad More Weapons to Crush Rebels’

    09/10/2013 1:22:47 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 65 replies
    timesofisrael.com ^ | September 10, 2013 | TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF
    Russia is stepping up weapons supplies to Syria’s President Bashar Assad, to help him prevail in the civil war, as part of the arrangements under which the Assad regime has agreed in principle to have its chemical weapons stockpiles placed under international supervision, Israel television reported on Tuesday night.
  • (Hollyweird) ‘Two and a Half Men’ Swaps Angus T. Jones with Lesbian Character

    07/15/2013 7:21:40 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies
    ‘Two and a Half Men’ swaps Angus T. Jones with lesbian character “Two and a Half Men” is about to become “Two Men and a Gay Woman.” Partly as a replacement for Angus T. Jones — whose screen time will be sharply cut after he publicly bashed the show as “filth” last year — CBS’ hit sitcom is going to add a recurring and possibly permanent lesbian character named Jenny. She’s the 21-year-old illegitimate daughter of the late Charlie Harper, who was played by Charlie Sheen, who himself was booted from the show after tangling with his bosses. The role...
  • Obama Issues Order Setting Off ‘Slow Grind’ of Budget Cuts

    03/01/2013 9:17:15 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 24 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | Friday, 01 Mar 2013 10:00 PM | http://www.newsmax.com
    President Barack Obama ordered the start of $85 billion in government spending cuts, beginning a potentially decade-long wave of belt-tightening that risks curbing U.S. economic growth this year. The White House released the order tonight, the deadline set by a law passed two years ago to avoid a debt default, and the Office of Management and Budget sent Congress a detailed list of program cuts. The reductions’ impact will become clear over the next several weeks, as agencies inform affected government contractors and notify employees about furloughs, most of which wouldn’t begin until some time in April. “What’s important to...
  • How Conservatives Can Win in Blue-State America: Lessons from South Africa's Opposition

    11/11/2012 1:18:43 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    Big Government ^ | November 11, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak
    The new conventional wisdom in the aftermath of the 2012 elections is that Republicans face two challenges: first, that the United States is no longer a center-right nation, but a center-left one; second, that the country’s demographic shift away from whites will make it tougher for Republicans to win votes. The proposed solution is that Republicans must compromise on the party’s core policies, from immigration to taxation to social issues. The conventional wisdom is wrong. I once worked in South Africa for a centrist party, the Democratic Alliance, which faced the same challenges as Republicans do, only far more extreme....
  • Ohio Governor John Kasich Thinks Romney's Got The Buckeye State in the Bag

    11/01/2012 5:07:38 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Speaking on Meet the Press, Ohio Governor John Kasich -while noting the race was 'close'- was of the opinion that Romney's all but taken Ohio, and stressed that he hasn't previously made this kind of claim. You'd think the state's most powerful Republican would be close enough to the action to have a feel for Republican mood, momentum, and ground game there  (he's not the only GOPer looking at Ohio close-up and coming away with a real positive impression, either): "Look, they're very close. But I believe right now we are currently ahead. Internals show us currently ahead," said the Governor...  "I...
  • Great Photo of Romney at Rally With 15,000 Supporters Tonight in Florida

    10/27/2012 6:33:54 PM PDT · by kristinn · 46 replies
    Romney Road Team via Twitter ^ | Saturday, October 27, 2012
    Land O'Lakes, Florida, Saturday, October 27, 2012
  • South Florida Man Wins Live Cockroach-Eating Contest, Then Suddenly Dies

    10/09/2012 9:23:17 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 48 replies
    AP ^ | October 9, 2012 | SUZETTE LABOY
    Man dies after live roach-eating contest in Fla. MIAMI (AP) — A contestant in a roach-eating contest who downed dozens of live bugs and worms collapsed and died shortly after winning the contest in South Florida, authorities say. About 30 contestants ingested the insects during Friday night's contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach about 40 miles north of Miami. The grand prize was a python. Edward Archbold, 32, of West Palm Beach became ill shortly after the contest ended and collapsed outside the store, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office statement released Monday. He was taken to...
  • The Republicans will massacre each other after Mitt Romney loses

    10/02/2012 11:43:59 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 185 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | October 2, 2012 | Dan Hodges
    ..............Incredible as it may seem to most outside observers, Mitt Romney is actually what currently passes for a moderate in today’s Republican Party..... Romney was sold – in the teeth of opposition from a significant section of the Republican grass roots – as the pragmatic choice, the compromise they had to make with ideology to secure victory. And when he loses, those activists are going to go as vengefully crazy as Cain’s Rhode Island Reds. Anyone who doubts the reaction of the GOP stalwarts to Romney’s impending defeat should bear in mind this single, if chilling, fact. Most of them...
  • VANITY: Romney vs. Obama Cash Update???? How much coordination is going on with PACS?

    09/25/2012 1:46:44 PM PDT · by AdamBomb · 7 replies
    I have heard conflicting stories as of late. I know Obama has more cash than Romney when looking at the individual accounts. But that doesn't include national committees and Super PACS. What is the current scoreboard? How much covert coordination goes on between candidates, committees, and SuperPACS?
  • The Basics of War and How the U.S. Went Wrong

    09/24/2012 11:24:09 AM PDT · by arthurus · 32 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 24 September 2012 05 | Thomas Snodgrass
    n view of the public frustration with a decade of largely unsuccessful U.S. war in Iraq and Afghanistan and the impending cuts to the U.S. military budget, there is an active debate at present as to what military strategy and force structure should be fashioned for the future. Unfortunately, many taxpayers and most politicians are totally illiterate when it comes to the subject of warfare. (Judging from the dismal results in the last ten years, a similar conclusion might to drawn concerning the U.S. officer corps.) In an attempt to fill this critical knowledge void and perhaps raise the level...
  • We’re winning series: We’re killing them softly.(IL)

    09/19/2012 2:37:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    gunssavelife.com ^ | 16 September, 2012 | Sagama County Rifle Association
    Don Gwinn began his presentation with a rousing analysis of the state of gun control in America today. He said a headline in The Onion summed things up nicely: “Obama gives bold speech on gun control, alone, quietly, in his office with the lights off”. Gwinn cited Tom Shafer’s boiling anger at the mainstream media’s clarion call for gun control after a left-wing kook attempted to assassinate Gabby Giffords. Gwinn reminded everyone what happened in 1999 after Columbine. The Million Mom March sprang up overnight and George Soros and his allies poured tons of money into that and other gun...