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  • 'Pro-Faith' or 'Profane?' Trump Surrogate Gets Heckled at Faith and Family Forum

    02/13/2016 12:24:33 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 320 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 12, 2016 | Leigh Munsil
    "...[Pastor Mark Burns] repeated four times: "Donald Trump is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith." But an attendee called out loudly that Trump is "profane" - presumably referring to Trump's use of the word "pussy" on stage to mock opponent Sen. Ted Cruz and other such statements over the course of the campaign. Burns responded by admitting that Trump's language is profane. "Let me tell you one thing, I'm grateful you said that, that Donald Trump is profane, and that's what you're saying," he said. "Donald Trump is profane, but guess what? ... I don't know...
  • McCain Plans to Run Again (for the Senate)

    11/25/2008 12:50:10 PM PST · by pissant · 145 replies · 2,436+ views
    NY Times ^ | 11/25/08 | Kate Phillips
    In his first real news conference since the week following his defeat for the presidency, Senator John McCain emerged today in Phoenix to talk about his own future. He said he plans to run again in 2010 — it may seem a long time from now for you but so many are already gearing up for the midterm elections that maybe it’s no surprise. The longtime Arizona senator — at age 72 — had already returned to the Senate earlier this month and tried to deflect media inquiries every time he ventured into one of its public hallways. At his...
  • Obama To Restore 'Moral Stature'

    11/16/2008 10:54:08 PM PST · by pissant · 40 replies · 1,378+ views
    Barack Obama has pledged to restore America's ailing economy and its "moral stature in the world". He made the comments during his first major televised interview since being voted America's 44th president earlier this month. The President-elect told CBS programme 60 Minutes he would deliver a clear break in foreign policy from the Bush administration. Mr Obama confirmed reports he will pull troops out of Iraq and limit the offshoots of the "war on terror", including bringing an end to the notorious Guantanamo Bay. He said the moves were an effort to "regain America's moral stature in the world". But...
  • The GOP's last chance: Become Democrats (Hurl-O-Rama)

    11/11/2008 12:26:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies · 327+ views
    Salon ^ | November 11, 2008 | Gary Kamiya
    With all trends running against them, Republicans' only hope is to reinvent themselves as pragmatists. That, or nominate Sarah Palin and go out in a blaze of glory. Surveying the wreckage after American voters gave their party the bum's rush, Republican thinkers have pondered what went wrong, searched their souls -- and decided that the way to regain power is to move further to the right. In postmortem conferences and symposiums, in right-wing journals and Web sites, on Fox News, the overwhelming consensus among Republican analysts is that the only thing wrong with conservatism is that it isn't conservative enough....
  • The Death of the Right's Power on Radio and the Web

    11/10/2008 3:39:40 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 128 replies · 601+ views
    Talking Points Memo ^ | Nov 10, 2008 | By M.J. Rosenberg
    They had a long run. Rush and Malkin and Lucianne and Drudge and Free Republic and those Littlle Green Footballs. But it's over. The Obama Presidency will produce untold millions for these guys because frustration and hate is something you can take to the bank -- but with no branch of government under their control, they have been rendered powerless. Who will pay attention when some irrelevant rightist hack like Eric Cantor (R-VA) or Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) rushes to the House floor to cite a Michael Savage diatribe? Nobody. A great part of the Right's strength was the belief --...
  • The candidate who couldn’t win did; How Barack Obama won the presidency

    11/09/2008 6:04:32 PM PST · by Melissa 24 · 11 replies · 341+ views
    Clancop - wordpress ^ | November 6, 2008 | Clancop
    The Republicans were beat BADLY, and now they will spend the next few years licking their wounds while trying to figure out how a far-left radical named Barack Obama could beat an experienced and well respected national hero like John McCain. My personal opinion is that “the fix was in” the moment he was put on the ticket, and the “forces that be” within the United States put together a political machine that not only broke the rules, but crossed ethical and morals lines which shouldn’t have been crossed. Never before have I seen a politician and his supporters go...
  • McCain camp disavows use of Obama's middle name

    10/09/2008 12:57:29 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 94 replies · 1,904+ views
    Newsday ^ | 10-09-2008
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Republican Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign disavowed an introduction here yesterday that included Democratic Sen. Barack Obama's middle name, Hussein. William Platt, chairman of the Lehigh County Republican Party, twice referred to "Barack Hussein Obama," which other supporters of McCain and running mate Sarah Palin have used to link the Democratic candidate with Muslims. Obama is not a Muslim. McCain has disavowed the tactic, most recently when it was employed earlier this week. "We do not condone this inappropriate rhetoric which distracts from the real questions of judgment, character and experience that voters will base their decisions...
  • Rhodes On Palin: She's Friends With Teenage Boys(AUDIO)

    09/13/2008 9:53:05 PM PDT · by paltz · 38 replies · 330+ views
    Eyeblast ^ | 9/14/08 | Eyeblast
    Liberal radio host, Randi Rhodes went on a tirade about Sarah Palin and who she thinks the GOP VP nominee hangs around with with. AUDIO
  • Democrats say Palin mimics Bush divisiveness

    09/04/2008 12:52:27 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 60 replies · 257+ views
    (CNN) -- Democrats accused Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin of mirroring "divisive" attacks by President Bush Wednesday night and said showed she wasn't qualified to be on the ticket. "The speech that [Alaska] Gov. Palin made was well delivered, but it was written by George Bush's speechwriter and sounds exactly like the same divisive, partisan attacks we've heard from George Bush for the last eight years," said Bill Burton, the campaign spokesman for Sen. Barack Obama. "If Gov. Palin and John McCain want to define 'change' as voting with George Bush 90 percent of the time, that's their choice,...
  • Lefty Bloggers Go After Palin's Daughter

    08/31/2008 7:56:38 PM PDT · by Delacon · 218 replies · 886+ views ^ | August 31, 2008 | Amanda Carpenter
    The lefty blogosphere hasn't stopped perpetuating the rumor Sarah Palin "faked" her last pregnancy and are now humiliating her daughter Bristol on the blatantly incorrect suspicion she is the real mother of baby Trig."Sarah Palin is NOT the Mother" is the title of this DailyKos blog that accuses Bristol, a completely fit looking adolescent teen, of having a "baby bump" in a photo they allege was taken March 9th of this year. "Sarah, I'm calling you a liar" wrote blogger ArcXIX. "And not even a good one. Trig Paxson Van Palin is not your son. He is your grandson. The...
  • Alan Colmes Responds to "Conservative Bloggers": It’s About Judgment, Stupid

    08/31/2008 4:28:08 PM PDT · by cgk · 155 replies · 569+ views
    Liberaland ^ | 8-31-08 | Alan Colmes
    Here is Alan Colmes in his own words, or his fans' own words, or other people's words... He's still digging. It’s About Judgment, Stupid August 31st, 2008, 1:43 PM EDT The post about Sarah Palin’s pre-natal care was taken down because of the vile comments made by a pletehora of conservatives who decided to invade the site and show us just how decent and value-driven some of them are.  Nothing like epithet-hurling if you want to make your point, or if you have strong objections to what someone says or does.   Furthermore, I in no way mean to suggest that...
  • False Messiah

    08/05/2008 12:43:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies · 171+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | August 5, 2008 | Christopher Orlet
    I hadn't heard gushing like this since the Flood of '92 was lapping at my second-story windows. Only this time the gusher was not the Mighty Mississippi, but someone nearly as wide, i.e., the film director Rob Reiner (Misery, When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men) in an interview with the Politico. Asked how things might be different when Obama wins the presidency, Reiner gushed: There'd be love and respect, but I think you'd have it even bigger than Clinton. With someone like Obama, I think the whole country, the whole world will coalesce. Every election is about change,...
  • Liberal Greed

    07/24/2008 11:46:25 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 9 replies · 76+ views
    Campus Report ^ | July 24, 2008 | Melinda Zosh
    Liberal Greed by: Melinda Zosh, July 24, 2008 Liberals accept cheating on taxes, cheating on their spouses and lying for their own self interests, Peter Schweizer, author of Makers and Takers, said. Schweizer spoke at the Heritage Foundation about his book focusing on “why conservatives work harder, feel happier, have closer families, take fewer drugs, give more generously, value honesty more, are less materialistic and envious, whine less…and even hug their children more than liberals.” He decided to write his book after liberals published articles about conservatives. His book is based on research conducted by non-partisan researchers at the University...
  • Remarks by John McCain at the 2008 National Council of La Raza Convention (full text)

    07/14/2008 3:54:11 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 53 replies · 487+ views ^ | July 14, 2008 | John McCain
    July 14, 2008 ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain will deliver the following remarks as prepared for delivery to the 2008 National Council of La Raza Convention in San Diego, CA, today at 12:45 p.m. PT (3:45 p.m. ET): Thank you, Jane, for that kind introduction. Thank you, also to the leadership of the National Council of La Raza, and its board of directors. I'm very pleased to be with you again to discuss some of the issues in this campaign that most concern you. As you know, this isn't my first address to La Raza. I'm proud to...
  • McCain & La Raza

    07/12/2008 10:19:29 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 35 replies · 199+ views
    John McCain today is poised to make the biggest mistake of his 2008 presidential run. The presumptive Republican nominee will address the annual convention of the National Council of La Raza in San Diego. La Raza is billed by too many as simply "the nation's largest Hispanic rights group." But this is perhaps the most radical apologist group for illegal immigration and the "rights" of illegal aliens -- and worse.
  • McCain VP short list should be minus one (Crist)

    06/18/2008 3:08:46 AM PDT · by BigAlPro · 22 replies · 64+ views ^ | June 13, 2008 | Alan Helvig
    John McCain's short list for VP assumedly still includes one name that should be scrubbed immediately. Florida Governor Charlie Crist is not worthy of the honor and McCain would be wise to drop him hard and fast. Crist knowingly and deliberately violated the rules and bylaws of both the RNC and the DNC by holding Florida's presidential primary prior to February 5th, 2008. He is guilty of stealing votes from the citizens of Florida and needs to be held accountable, not rewarded. It should not matter if you are a Republican, a Democrat or an Independent. Americans cannot allow our state...
  • McCain and the Bitter Conservatives

    06/15/2008 12:57:09 AM PDT · by neverdem · 213 replies · 200+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 15, 2008 | Andrew Sumereau
    John McCain is clearly the preferable option for conservative voters come November. Although liberal in his views toward immigration, government intrusion in free speech, environmental issues, campaign finance reform, health care, education mandates, and a host of other issues that run contrary to conservative orthodoxy, McCain is solid on two (alas, two) vital issues that make the difference; spending and judges. From the frustration of eight years of a Republican Administration that began with so much hope and promise it pains one to say it, but there it is. Against the prospects of a President Obama, McCain wins. A victim...
  • John McCain: Let Them Eat Honor

    06/13/2008 2:37:36 PM PDT · by Delacon · 38 replies · 73+ views ^ | June 12, 2008 | Rich Lowry
    The price of everything, not just driving, is going up in the era of $130-a-barrel oil, but our presidential candidates have a hopelessly thumbless grasp of pocketbook politics. Their mutual slogan could be "Let them eat abstractions." Barack Obama famously couldn't connect with working-class voters in the primaries, offering them an airy diet of hope and change. John McCain rose on his personal honor, which is why on energy he's fumbling away the GOP's best domestic political opening in years. For a politician whose forte has never been domestic policy, McCain has a peculiar taste for complex, verging on unworkable,...
  • John McCain's Ohio disconnect

    06/11/2008 4:10:28 AM PDT · by TADSLOS · 40 replies · 123+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 9, 2008 | Peter Wallsten
    CINCINNATI -- As the architect of Ohio's ballot measure against gay marriage, Phil Burress helped draw thousands of conservative voters to the polls in 2004, most of whom also cast ballots to reelect President Bush. So Burress was not surprised when two high-level staffers from John McCain's campaign dropped by his office, asking for his help this fall. What surprised Burress was how badly the meeting went. He says he tried but failed to make the McCain team understand how much work remained to overcome the skepticism of social conservatives. Burress ended up cutting off the campaign officials as they...
  • Cap-And-Trade? Senate To McCain: No!

    06/10/2008 2:35:01 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 25 replies · 73+ views
    Daily News-Record ^ | June 10, 2008
    Fellow Republicans in the Senate on Friday issued a stern message — a rebuke, really — to the man who will lead the party in November, by blocking a bill that sought to establish a noxious cap-and-trade system to combat “global warming.” Sen. John McCain went on record last month in support of such a program that would, in the long run, force Americans to pay for the simple act of emitting carbon dioxide. To their credit, foes of this measure, the handiwork of Independent Joe Lieberman of Connecticut and Democrat Barbara Boxer of California and outgoing Republican John Warner...