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  • Iowa caucuses, built on myth, lose place at head of the line

    12/03/2022 8:00:38 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 3, 2022 | By THOMAS BEAUMONT
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Hy-Vee Hall ballroom in Des Moines erupted in cheers in 2008 when the youthful Illinois senator hinted at the improbable possibility of the feat ahead: “Our time for change has come!” That Iowa, an overwhelmingly white state, would propel Barack Obama’s rise to become America’s first Black president seemed to ratify its first-in-the-nation position in the presidential nominating process. But in the half-century arc of the state’s quirky caucuses, Obama’s victory proved to be an outlier. All other Democratic winners turned out to be also-rans. The caucuses and their outsize importance were largely an...
  • Some Democrats Worry Joe Biden Is Too Old for a Reelection Campaign

    11/28/2022 7:55:16 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    Breitbard ^ | 11/28/2022 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Some Democrats have publicly expressed that President Joe Biden is simply too old to potentially launch a 2024 reelection bid in the coming months. Biden, who turned 80 years old on November 20th, is the oldest president in U.S. history, achieving that mark when he was inaugurated at age 78 in 2021. Democrats are worried his record old age in office may be a limiting factor if he decides to run again for reelection.
  • Old Video Emerges of Obama Boasting: ‘We Got Democrats in Charge of the Machines’

    11/14/2022 6:50:34 PM PST · by bitt · 18 replies
    slaynews ^ | 11/14/2022 | frank bergman
    An old video of Barack Obama has emerged that shows the former president boasting that “we got Democrats in charge of the [voting] machines.” The newly-discovered old video appeared of Obama giving a campaign speech at Kent State University during the 2008 election. Obama sought to ease concerns about potential Republican victories by telling the crowd of Democrat voters in Ohio that they needn’t worry. He explained that Democrats control the election voting machines in Ohio. The then-Illinois U.S. senator continued by claiming that Republicans “have monkeyed around with elections in the past” before admitting that “sometimes Democrats have too.”...
  • Hillary Clinton starts Birther Movement (Andrea Mitchell Interview 2013) Download and save this video

    03/30/2022 2:18:44 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | 05 10 2013 | Suspicion Sustained
    Andrea Mitchell (Andrea Mitchell Reports, MSNBC) discusses the origins of 'The Birther Movement' with Ben Smith (Politico Sr. Political writer) in 2013. Ben Smith traces 'The Birther Movement' to Hillary Clinton supporters when she was losing to Barack Obama in 2008. Andrea Mitchell appears somewhat flustered and shaken by this revelation and tries to tie it to Donald Trump and Republicans. "Ben Smith, thank you so much, from Politico for...reminding us of where this all started". (She doesn't appear all that thankful). Don't just save the link. Download and save this video for future reference. Hillary Clinton starts Birther Movement...
  • Nostradamus Writings Predict McCain Victory

    CAP NEWS - "Conventional wisdom picks Obama. Nostradamus, four and a half centuries ago, picked John McCain," said Dr. Hubert Evans, professor of Renaissance Studies at Yale University and author of the best-selling "Nostradamus: Prophesize This!" "Quatrain 78, Century X in particular seems to indicate that Obama had better not be measuring the White House windows for curtains quite yet, at least by my interpretation," said Dr. Evans. The quatrain to which Dr. Evans refers - Quatrain 78 - is located in the grouping of stanzas known as Century X. Originally published in 1555 in Nostradamus' still-popular Les Prophecies, Quatrain...
  • Antifa Doxes Portland Cop, Brags About Vandalizing His Car Outside Of His Home

    09/17/2022 10:29:00 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 54 replies
    policetribune.com ^ | September 16, 2022 | Holly Matkin
    An Antifa group doxed a Portland police officer online and boasted about having vandalized his vehicle while it was parked outside his home earlier this week. Details about the incident were contained in an anonymous post on a self-proclaimed “anarchist counter-info platform” known as Rose City Counter-Info, The Post Millennial reported. “Overnight, anarchists visited PPB cop Andrew Hearst at his home in Vancouver Washington,” the post read. “A personal vehicle that belongs to Andrew Hearst was discretely sabotaged.” “If you thought we would forget Quanice Hayes and Merle Hatch, the victims of Andrew Hearst, you are wrong,” the anarchists wrote....
  • Re-fund Police? Biden Set to Unveil Spending Plan to Bolster Police Forces

    07/22/2022 8:27:58 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 42 replies
    New American ^ | 7/21/2022 | James Murphy
    President Joe Biden is set to press Congress for a new $37 billion plan to fund increased policing across the nation.
  • A Flashback in History

    11/20/2020 3:35:56 PM PST · by CDR Kerchner
    The Post & Email ^ | 4 Nov 2013 | Sharon Rondeau
    (Nov. 4, 2013) — On Sunday, CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. (Ret.) published a post on his blog entitled “A Constitutional Storm and Crisis is Coming — Congress Must Act!” after which The Post & Email contacted him to discover his thoughts and motivation for the title and the video. THE POST & EMAIL: What made you title your piece “A Constitutional Storm and Crisis…”? CDR KERCHNER: I see the country falling apart, and I think it’s on purpose. The Cloward-Piven Strategy is being played out. Obamacare is falling apart in front of our eyes, and it’s just going to...
  • Hillary Clinton's aides prepare to concede

    06/01/2008 2:30:36 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 91 replies · 517+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 6/1/08 | Toby Harnden
    Senior advisers to Senator Hillary Clinton have prepared the ground for her to abandon her presidential ambitions within days rather than disputing the Democratic nomination all the way to the party convention in August. Senator Barack Obama is expected to be able to declare himself the party's candidate against Senator John McCain as early as tomorrow, when South Dakota and Montana become the final states to hold their primaries. Howard Dean, the Democratic National Committee chairman, said the nomination would be decided this week: "We don't want to go to the convention, have a big fight at the convention, and...
  • Hillary Loses Nomination Dow 12,604 - Today Dow 7,343. (Hope & Change)

    02/20/2009 9:53:56 AM PST · by Frantzie · 26 replies · 918+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2-20-2009 | Frantzie
    Back when Sen. Hillary Clinton was just starting her campaign, top aides and advisers had a ready answer when asked if she could win the presidency.
  • The "crash" officially began when Obama won the Democratic Nomination

    02/17/2009 1:37:47 PM PST · by jay1949 · 13 replies · 1,224+ views
    American Sentinel ^ | Fbruary 17, 2009 | TWP
    Next time you hear a Democratic talking head spouting the usual blame on Bush regarding the current economic crisis, remember that the stock market crash started once Wall Street realized Obama could actually become President.
  • Bill Clinton: Why yes, the media did favor Obama over Hillary three years ago

    12/20/2011 6:49:21 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 19 replies
    Hot Air ^ | DECEMBER 20, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Fox News Insider, this clip shouldn’t be as gratifying as it is. Surely no one needs Bill Clinton to tell them that the press was neck-deep in the tank for The Unicorn Prince in 2008. But it is gratifying, partly because of the hint of lingering resentment in Clinton’s reaction and partly because of the extra little shadow of illegitimacy it casts on Obama’s victory. It’s no secret that BJ didn’t think much of O during the campaign — remember this infamous exchange he reportedly had with Ted Kennedy? — but to see him acknowledge this when we’re on...
  • Did Operation Chaos Elect Obama?

    12/12/2008 7:38:25 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 105 replies · 2,550+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12.12.08 @ 9:46AM | By Philip Klein
    Obama campaign manager David Plouffe reflects in an interview: "We went through as rigorous a primary as we've ever seen in our country's history, I think, and there's no doubt that made us a stronger general election candidate. A lot of our dirty laundry was aired, and we had practice in testing a campaign...because we had been through 54 primaries and caucuses, and run the gauntlet. McCain hadn't done that."
  • Clinton campaign continued after backing Obama

    11/24/2008 5:45:03 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 17 replies · 1,180+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 25 November 2008 | Jim McElhatton
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's team has told the Federal Election Commission that she continued her campaign even after endorsing Democratic presidential rival Barack Obama on June 7, a claim that lets her transfer millions of dollars from her presidential bid to her Senate campaign. The former first lady made the $6.4 million transfer from her White House campaign, which remains more than $7 million in debt, to Friends of Hillary on Aug. 28. That date would fall outside the legal deadline for making such a move if her campaign were to have ended June 7. Her campaign treasurer told federal...
  • Clinton Campaign Alleges Massive Fraud By Obama

    10/25/2008 2:14:27 PM PDT · by wistful · 74 replies · 2,231+ views
    The Huaria ^ | October 24, 2008 | The Husaria
    To: The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-001 Dear Chair Derby: I write on behalf of Hillary Clinton for President (”the Committee”) in regard to the January 19, 2008 Nevada Democ-ratic Caucus. The Committee is aware of a letter addressed to you today from the Obama for America campaign requesting an inquiry into the conduct of the caucuses. The Committee shares the Obama campaign’s concern that full participation in the democratic process may have been compromised by the substantial number of irregularities occurring at the caucuses, and we fully...
  • Did Obama's ACORN Steal Dem Nomination from Hillary?

    10/20/2008 5:27:05 PM PDT · by Newsvine Tom Bombadil · 62 replies · 1,542+ views
    Newsvine ^ | October 20, 2008 | Newsvine Tom Bombadil
    As new scandals erupt daily concerning the sleazy attempts of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) to steal the upcoming Presidential election, it is worth looking to the not-so-distant past and investigate the role that ACORN played in the defeat of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton during the Democratic Party Caucuses and Primaries. Given ACORN's strong and undeniable ties to both Senator Barack Obama and his campaign, and their proven track record of aggressive deception, duplicity, fraud, and corruption, it is instructive to see if their present attempts at vote fraud reflect earlier efforts in the Democratic Caucuses and...
  • Superdelegates can switch

    06/05/2008 5:12:02 AM PDT · by Man50D · 29 replies · 94+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 04, 2008 | Patrick Casey
    According to the media, Barack Obama has won the Democratic Presidential nomination (Obama Clinches Nomination; First Black Candidate to Lead a Major Party Ticket). That's only true if you count the so-called superdelegates. Neither Barack Obama (1750) nor Hillary Clinton (1624.5) has won enough elected delegates from the popular vote in the actual primaries and caucuses to hit the delegate number needed (2118) to seal the nomination. That brings us to the one important thing that the major media (but not AT) aren't sharing with the public right now. Obama's nomination is secured only by the promised votes of the...
  • Hillary Clinton cannot let go of her dream

    04/03/2008 11:24:51 AM PDT · by kingattax · 65 replies · 1,131+ views
    Financial Times ^ | April 2 2008 | Sally Bedell Smith
    Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the Democratic presidential nomination are now anywhere from 5 per cent to 20 per cent. By rights she should be flat on her back, declared the loser by technical knockout. But not only is she standing; she is plunging ahead with a dogged ferocity. In spite of Barack Obama’s clear advantage in the popular vote and committed delegate tallies – a mathematical dominance unlikely to be reversed even if he loses most of the remaining primary contests – Mrs Clinton says she is being bullied by the “big boys” and vows to stay in the...
  • 2008 Democratic Presidential Primary Poll (HILLARY HAS LOST THE LEAD!!)

    04/23/2007 10:01:49 AM PDT · by John Cena · 101 replies · 2,303+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | April 23, 2007 | Scott Rasmussen
    April 23, 2007 For the fourth straight week, Illinois Senator Barack Obama (D) has gained ground and he has finally caught New York Senator Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination. It’s now Obama 32% Clinton 32% and former North Carolina Senator John Edwards holding steady at 17%. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is a distant fourth at 3%. Senators Chris Dodd and Joe Biden each attract 1% support. So does General Wesley Clark. Obama has been steadily gaining ground during April. Last week, Clinton had a two-point lead. Two weeks ago, it was Clinton by five....
  • FLASHBACK: Israel Planned to Kill Soleimani

    01/04/2020 10:27:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 4, 2020 | Beth Bauman
    President Donald Trump gave the order to kill Iran's Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani a few days ago following a Hazbollah mob's attacks on the United States' embassy in Baghdad. Now that Soleimani is dead, we're learning that this isn't the first opportunity a nation has had to kill the Iranian terrorist. According to a January 2018 report from the Israel newspaper Haaretz, leaders in Israel were prepared to kill Soleimani back in 2015 but the Obama administration put an end to the plan. Just as Israel was "on the verge" of killing Soleimani, the Obama administration alerted Iranian officials...