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  • TMS Live Stream with Matt Bracken - 3PM EST SUNDAY October 4th 2020

    10/03/2020 4:33:58 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3 )ct, 2020 | TheModernSurvivalist (Fernando)
    TheModernSurvivalist: Hello everyone, join us 3PM EST SUNDAY October 4th as we talk with Matt Bracken about current events and how to be better prepared! Topic for the day will of course be President Donald Trump testing positive and all the implications.
  • Shirtless Obama Caught on Video Falling off Paddleboard in Hawaii

    01/04/2020 7:13:45 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 85 replies
    100 Percent Fed Up ^ | Jan 3, 2020 | Mary Abolade
    Barack Obama took a break from being a menace to President Trump. He’s been vacationing in Hawaii since mid-December but hasn’t been seen much until now. A shirtless Obama was filmed falling off of a paddleboard in Hawaii after trying to stand and paddle in the choppy water. He hit the beach in his home state (are we sure about that?) where a photographer got some video and photos of a somewhat solo Obama trying his best to appear athletic. A Secret Service agent wearing a bulletproof vest was in a kayak closeby. Obama was wearing a ‘shark deterrent’ band...
  • Michael Bloomberg says his presidential campaign used prison labour

    12/24/2019 4:11:37 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 18 replies
    bbc ^ | 12/24/2019 | staff
    US presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has said that his campaign "unknowingly" used prison workers to call voters on his behalf. The billionaire Democrat said he had cut ties with a vendor which operates two call centres in state jails. Mr Bloomberg said he learned about the company's use of prison labour only after receiving a call from a reporter. He entered the election race in November with one of the largest-ever political ad buys. His campaign's use of prison labour was first reported by news site The Intercept, and confirmed by Mr Bloomberg in a statement on Tuesday. "We do...
  • Lawyer taken away in handcuffs after showdown with Boston judge

    09/06/2019 9:37:25 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 39 replies
    The lawyer handcuffed and hauled out of court for arguing with a judge over his refusal to dismiss her client’s Straight Pride Parade protest case blasted the jurist for locking her up at the end of another tense day in Boston Municipal Court.“I was just released after being unlawfufully, unreasonably and honestly outrageously arrested for doing my job,” attorney Susan Church said Wednesday in the hallway of the court. Church was held in contempt for several hours Wednesday by Judge Richard Sinnott while defending Lilley Antoinette, 29, a protester from Somerville who was charged with disorderly conduct at the Straight...
  • Flahback: Obama Boots Reporters From Conservative Papers

    07/29/2018 9:03:55 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 3 replies
    abcnews ^ | 10-31-2008 | Russel Goldman
    Barack Obama's campaign has booted from its airplane three reporters who work for newspapers that have endorsed John McCain. The campaign says that a limited number of seats forced it to make the tough decision of which journalists would be permitted to follow the Democratic presidential candidate in the last four days of the campaign, but the papers are calling foul, claiming they were targeted for their editorial-page positions and kicked off while nonpolitical publications like Glamour and Jet magazines remained on board. Eliminated from the plane's traveling press were the Washington Times, the New York Post and the Dallas...
  • Jennifer Lawrence: 'I've been waiting' to give Trump 'a martini to the face'

    12/07/2017 10:07:40 PM PST · by Enterprise · 93 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | 12/6/17 | Judy Kurtz
    While the 27-year-old Oscar winner says she’s never come face-to-face with Trump, she told Winfrey she’d “definitely” be prepared if the opportunity presented itself. “I’ve got a pretty good speech,” Lawrence said, adding with a laugh that “it ends with a martini to the face.”
  • Wolf Blitzer Humiliates Colleague Over Quality Of Her White House Sources

    07/30/2017 10:29:55 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 27 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | 7/29/2017 | Chuck Ross
    Things got awkward on CNN on Friday when anchor Wolf Blitzer seemed to criticize one of the network’s reporters over the quality of her White House sources. In a dialogue with Gloria Borger, Blitzer told the veteran White House reporter that sources who told her that former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus would not be fired on Friday “are not good sources.”
  • The 17 saddest moments of Jeb Bush's very sad campaign

    02/21/2016 8:28:36 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 66 replies
    Vox ^ | 2/20/16 | Dara Lind
    Jeb Bush launched his presidential campaign's exploratory committee on December 16, 2014, the presumptive Republican nominee. He ended his campaign on February 20, 2016, a broken man. Bush's campaign (and the pro-Jeb super PAC Right to Rise) spent over $100 million on his campaign. He won no states. And for the last several months, he's been in the news mostly for all the wrong reasons: desperate donors, misspent money, jokes-that-aren't-really jokes. He's been a loser for almost as long as he was a presumptive winner. The slow, torturous twilight of Jeb's campaign offers a couple of lessons. For one thing,...
  • US Not Seeking 'Regime Change' in Syria, John Kerry Says After Meeting With Russian President

    12/15/2015 3:48:46 PM PST · by McGruff · 64 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 15, 2015 | PATRICK REEVELL
    Following lengthy talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said the United States is not seeking regime change in Syria and that the U.S. and Russia see the conflict "fundamentally very similarly." "The United States and its partners are not seeking so-called regime change as it is known in Syria," Kerry said in a news conference inside the Kremlin, before immediately adding that the U.S. continues to believe that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has no possibility of remaining the country's leader in the future.
  • Jeb Bush Demonstrates Fundamental Misunderstanding Of Hoodies With SF Tech Schwag

    10/30/2015 11:12:32 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 22 replies
    SFIST.com ^ | on Oct 28, 2015 10:30 am | Jack Morse
    Jeb Bush doesn't understand how hoodies work. And for some reason, Jeb Bush believes, apparently, that publicly demonstrating his lack of understanding of hoodies with a SF-based tech company schwag hoodie will somehow benefit him in the polls. When the younger Bush brother came to San Francisco last July, the presidential hopeful made a concerted effort to show plugged-in San Franciscans that he, too, understood the disruptive power of technology. This manifested in predictable ways, such as when he hailed an Uber on his way to visit SF-based Thumbtack. He also, it seems, took advantage of the classic tech-job perk:...
  • 'Bad Jon' Stewart Screams at Staffers: New Book

    09/17/2014 6:38:56 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 12 replies
    Newser ^ | Sep 17, 2014 | Evann Gastaldo
    It may be hard for Jon Stewart fans to imagine, but the beloved Daily Show host is "anything but warm and fuzzy," according to staffers quoted in Lisa Rogak’s new biography of the comedian, Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart. One tells the story of a time Stewart screamed in a producer's face and threw a newspaper at her, only to later apologize and explain, "Sorry, that's bad Jon. ... I try not to let him out." There are more such tales of Stewart's angry side in the book, Forbes reports, and Rogak notes, "I'm surprised that...
  • Gore: ".....A Violent Revolution"

    05/01/2013 5:29:34 AM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 38 replies
    www.realclearpolitics.com ^ | 05/01/2013 | Staff-Real Clear Politics
    In an interview with Bloomberg TV from the Milken Global Conference in Beverly Hills, former Vice President Al Gore claims American democracy has been "hacked." Gore also opined on former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor recently commenting that she regretted her decision in Bush v. Gore. "[America] has been hacked. That is a computer term when the operating system of a computer is taken over and the computer does things the owner does not want it to. That is what has been happening to American democracy. You have 90% of the people in favor of background checks for gun...
  • Keith Olbermann Wants to Return to ESPN; ESPN Not Interested (Report)

    03/04/2013 10:20:10 AM PST · by bkepley · 37 replies
    The WRAP ^ | 03/04/2013 | Tim Molloy
    Keith Olbermann has burned a lot of bridges, but seems eager to build one back to ESPN. .... "After the dinner, at that point, there was no real appropriate place for Keith to come back, nor did I feel like I was prepared to bring him back," Skipper told the Times.
  • Obama Jokes With NASA Curiosity Crew: ‘Let Me Know Right Away’ If There Are Martians (What a Dork!)

    08/14/2012 5:54:18 AM PDT · by lbryce · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 13, 2012 | Alicia M Cohn
    President Obama called to personally congratulate the crew behind NASA’s successful rover mission to Mars on Monday and asked them to inform him immediately if they made contact with Martians. “If in fact you do make contact with Martians, please let me know right away,” he said. “I've got a lot of other things on my plate but I expect that would go to the top of the list. Even if they're just microbes that would be pretty exciting.” NASA live-streamed the president’s call to members of Curiosity's Mars rover team, located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. “You've...
  • Cass Sunstein Explains How You Have Benefitted From Obama's Fewer Major Regulatory Rules

    08/07/2012 7:58:17 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 10 replies
    White House YouTube Channel ^ | 8-7-2012 | Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein, Administrator of The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, uses the White House White Board to lay out the facts and show that we can protect health and safety while promoting economic goals as well. And he explains how people died via Bush's overly regulated two terms, destroying Clinton's lean government legacy.
  • Bill Cosby compares Obama to Sisyphus rolling rock up the hill

    04/12/2012 7:52:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 12, 2012 | Geneva Sands
    Famed actor and comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday said people who are critical of President Obama are "acting like they have no idea what he inherited" at the White House. Cosby compared the first four years of Obama's presidency to the Greek myth of Sisyphus, the king condemned to an eternity of rolling a rock up a hill only to have it fall back down to the bottom. "I see Obama as Sisyphus in the first four years. And nobody would speak about the size of the rock, or the elevation of the hill. All you hear people talk about...
  • Gone- Link from Drudge Report

    01/27/2012 8:41:08 PM PST · by staten island ny · 121 replies
    Thank you to all you Newt zealots for breaking the link from Drudge. Your childish remarks had a negative effect on this great site, thank-you.
  • *vanity* Nancy Pelosi- is it me?

    11/03/2011 7:23:31 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 27 replies
    11-03-11 | Me
    Did anyone see Pelosi speak today? If so, is it me or did she look like she was high on some kind of drug? I'm being serious here. She looked like she was wound up om something and her eyeballs looked like they were ready to pop from their sockets.
  • Obama Disappointed With Lack of 'Cool' Phone in Oval Office

    04/15/2011 5:34:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 100 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 15, 2011
    WASHINGTON -- Turns out President Obama would like a phone upgrade. The president, in an unscripted moment with donors in Chicago, was talking about the need to innovate in technology. "The Oval Office, I always thought I was going to have really cool phones and stuff," he said during a small fundraising event at a Chicago restaurant. "I'm like, c'mon guys, I'm the president of the United States. Where's the fancy buttons and stuff and the big screen comes up? It doesn't happen." The president made his off-the-cuff remarks with donors as he took questions and after reporters had been...
  • Obama locked out of White House

    WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama returned early from a five-day trip to Latin America on Tuesday and discovered he was locked out. The problem started after somebody failed tell the staff that Obama was coming back to work. It caused the Commander and Chief trouble when trying to open the Oval office.