Archive for October, 2010
Optimism in the country’s system of government has dropped to a new low when measured against polls going back 36 years, and the public’s belief that America is the greatest nation on earth, while still high, has fallen significantly from its level a generation ago.
These results from the latest ABC News/Yahoo […]
The NPR CEO who fired Juan Williams runs away from an O’Reilly Factor ambush interview. For anyone who’s ever watched the O’Reilly Factor from time to time, you know that one of the highlights of O’Reilly’s brand of journalism is taking the interview to the guest, if the guest is a […]
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was a binge drinker who had a pornography habit or fetish in the 1980s, then changed radically when he stopped drinking alcohol, his former girlfriend told CNN on Monday. Lillian McEwen, who dated Thomas for several years before he was nominated to the Supreme Court in […]
In a breaking development that may affect the close California Senate race, Pajamas Media has learned The Foundation for Ethics in Public Service sent a letter to Eric Holder last Thursday requesting the attorney general “begin an investigation to determine whether United States Senator Barbara Boxer violated any criminal laws […]
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) puts her arm around U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraiser in San Francisco, California, October 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kim White
We just got an email from a woman in Connecticut who heard a caller on a radio show tonight say she witnessed Democrats filling out ballots for unresponsive, dementia-addled patients in nursing homes. The caller identified two facilities by name.
Can someone track down the names of those two nursing homes?
For some […]
Holding a steady 7-point lead over a controversial and increasingly malodorous incumbent, Republican Daniel Webster is poised to knock out U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, a new Sunshine State News Poll shows.
Webster, a former state senator, leads Grayson, D-Orlando, 48-41. Florida TEA Party candidate Peg Dunmire garnered 4 percent, No Party Affiliation […]
We’ll make a prediction here and now: If Republicans win like most polls are projecting they will do so next Tuesday they will spend the next two years being attacked by Barack Obama. He’s already started.
While he claims he wants to work together for the good of the country, he has […]
Voters Suspicious Of Fraud At Ballot Box Election Registrar Says Election Fraud-Free (Harry Reid’s Name Pre-Checked on Ballot)
LAS VEGAS — Some voters in Boulder City said they are concerned about fraud at the electronic ballot box.Voter Joyce Ferrara said when they went to vote for Republican Sharron Angle, her Democratic opponent, Sen. Harry Reid’s name was already checked.
Ferrara said she wasn’t alone in her voting experience. She said her […]
A woman reacts as she meets U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota October 23, 2010. Obama is on a four-day, five-state swing to support Democrats in the upcoming election.
“I hate America as much as you do, oh beloved Hussein..”
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Chip Litherland for The New York Times
Doug Guetzloe, left, and Frederic B. O’Neal formed and registered a “Tea Party” in Florida.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Seeking any advantage in their effort to retain control of Congress, Democrats are working behind the scenes in a number of tight races to bolster long-shot third-party candidates who have […]
Obama Edits the Declaration of Independence By Peter J. Colosi
President Obama has taken to referencing the language of the Declaration of Independence while omitting key words. Although the practice has garnered attention of late, it dates back to the beginning of his presidency.
An October 19 article at CNSnews by Penny Star […]
National Public Radio’s in-house watchdog says that the firing of Juan Williams for his remarks about Muslims was “poorly handled.”
Alicia Shepard, NPR’s Ombudsman, wrote a story on her blog today providing her take on the ouster of Williams.
Williams, who was a news analyst for NPR, appeared on the Fox News show “The […]
In his “Talking Points Memo” tonight, Bill O’Reilly said that “Jim DeMint will introduce legislation to defund” NPR in the wake of Juan Williams’s firing.
CNN’s Peter Hamby later tweeted confirmation.
“This is like the ACORN deal – no more money to NPR,” O’Reilly said. “NPR has now devolved into a totalitarian outfit functioning […]
NPR CEO Vivian Schiller says that Juan Williams should talk to a psychiatrist for his Muslim remarks. On the second day of the Juan Williams-NPR scandal, that is exclusively a liberal-made scandal, the CEO of NPR who ultimately bears responsibility for Williams’ political correctness- and liberal intolerance-based firing added more fuel […]
With no end in sight to the nation’s high unemployment, the government program to help the jobless is heading for a crash.
And with Democrats and Republicans now divided over what used to be routine extensions of unemployment insurance benefits, there’s little prospect anytime soon for the sort of costly and complex rescue […]
A teleprompter will be in use for the first time in the Central Hall of Parliament when US President Barack Obama addresses MPs on November eight.
As per the tentative programme being worked out, the address by Obama, who once said that “America has its roots in the India of Mahatma Gandhi”, […]
WBUR has received more than 30 calls and a slew of e-mails from listeners to complain about the firing of NPR news analyst Juan Williams, and three people have received refunds for their donations.
That number might not sound like a lot, but it is meaningful — rarely do people make good on threats […]
Fox News moved swiftly to turn the controversy over Juan Williams’s firing to its advantage, offering him an expanded role and a new three-year contract Thursday morning in a deal that amounts to nearly $2 million, Matea Gold reports.
Roger Ailes took a jab at NPR in the process.
“Juan has been a […]