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Election day is still a few months away,  but first lady Michelle Obama wants supporters to mark their calendars now, so that when they show up at the polls on November 2nd* their votes will be counted. Have a nice weekend and post what you like.

*courtesy of the Weekly Standard.

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August 24, 2012 at 17:09 | Registered CommenterTijuana

But since this is a public service open...
... please watch this important service announcement

August 24, 2012 at 17:14 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid


The funny thing is the left won't get the prior video as it will seem perfectly normal to them!

August 25, 2012 at 10:08 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"UVA Declines Obama Campaign Request

A University of Virginia spokeswoman says President Barack Obama will not be at the university when he comes to Charlottesville on Wednesday. In a statement released Friday, it was confirmed that the university declined the president's request to speak at UVA."

Where's the enthusiasm? They say they really can't handle the disruption in their schedule or the cost. In 2008 they would have been scared shitless to do this I believe.

August 25, 2012 at 10:49 | Registered CommenterTijuana

It's funny getting screamed at by liberals over Mitt's lighthearted birth certificate joke.
Oh man... he's racist... he's hateful... he's using over the top rhetoric....
you would think that joke caused them all to get cancer.

Then the moonbats are just spewing the most hateful shit, lol...
pne thing is for certain: you can sure despise his Mormon faith.

Lefties: they love to it dish out... but simply can't take it.

It's wrong for Mitt to say that joke... but we'll sure try to profit it off it, LMAO
(oh man, you know it's bad when we have to resort to birth cert fundraising)

August 25, 2012 at 12:12 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid


HuffPo went DefCon-6 over it. LOL.

August 25, 2012 at 12:52 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"One of the women in the Obama campaign's new video of Colorado Republicans supporting the president because of GOP positions on women's rights appears not to be a Republican at all. She's been a registered Democrat since 2006."

LOL, it's f**king over. The desperation.

August 25, 2012 at 12:56 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Sadly T.M.... I'm in now way surprised by that find at all... I actually assumed most (if not the entire ad) was a complete waste of bullshit. You also can't even comment on the video on YouTube unless you're a complete Obamabot or fictitious account designed to push comments that are adamantly pro-Obama. Again, no surprise there.

What I did find funny was hearing about Barack Obama's Twitter account and the fact that about 70% of the people following him aren't even real followers... they're fake accounts purchased to make him/herself look more important than they apparently feel. Is this the behavior of a low self esteem or the workings of an egomaniac?

Either way POTUS has become quite the phony... phony accounts, spokespeople, "accomplishments", "composite" biographies, phony outrage over anything Mitt says or does, etc. He's now so desperate to make women think that other females are fleeing the GOP in droves to vote for him that he has to flat out lie in his campaign ads based around his key campaign strategy (abortion) in hopes of persuading some.

And to think.... 2 mo+ to go... he hasn't even hit rock bottom yet.

August 25, 2012 at 14:53 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

The election is on November 2nd in the 51st through the 57th states. Ballots to be printed in Austrian.

August 26, 2012 at 09:19 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Does OIHO count as one of the original 50 or one of the remaining 7 "composite" states?

Goes back to John Edward's "two Americas"
The USA (United States of America) and the CSA (Composite States of America).
I wonder if it's the composite states where the economy is "doing just fine"?

August 26, 2012 at 09:56 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid

You can't help but laugh at HuffPo's lead today:
"PLAN B - Romney Going Divisive After All-Economy Strategy Falters"

Abortion innuendo, utter hypocrisy and even the notion that the economy is a "failed strategy".
How long have they helped promote every single divisive talking point from the left again?

I think the left is to the point where they're just happy fooling themselves.
They think they got this race won before the debates even take place.

August 26, 2012 at 11:41 | Unregistered Commenterskinnydipinacid


First it was one, now it's two. Before it's all over Obama's "Republican Women" ad is going to be exposed that all the participants were all dems. How desperate must you be to have dem women of which one who's Facebook page says Rachel Maddow is her hero pose as Republicans to get your faux message out?

August 26, 2012 at 12:17 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

ACORN is back...
this time with 174 different aliases.

August 26, 2012 at 12:33 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

NBC screws the pooch reporting on the death of astronaut Neil Young Armstrong.

August 26, 2012 at 21:50 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

That loud roar of anguish and despair you hear is the letdown amongst libs that the hurricane won't be hitting Tampa during the RNC convention. It's now headed for New Orleans. It looks like between Jindal and Landrieu, Louisiana and New Orleans are much better prepared. Let's hope & pray.

August 27, 2012 at 07:46 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Lot of this going on. Lefties are having a collective brain cramp. NBC's geniuses offered a eulogy for Neil Young, first man on the moon.

Good grief. Remember the leftie effort to hoot Dan Quayle out of town simply because he used an archaic spelling for "potato?"

August 27, 2012 at 08:29 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

More fun from the deranged and dishonest left, this time from a Dem organizer who is both a religious bigot AND a lying sack of meadow muffins who claims to be a "Republican for Obama."

Exhibit 385,673

August 27, 2012 at 09:41 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

I love potato

August 27, 2012 at 10:35 | Unregistered CommenterBrick Tamland

Let me be sure I've got this straight, are you telling me that Neil Young DIDN'T walk on the moon. Sheeeez and shimaneecrickets.

August 27, 2012 at 10:53 | Registered CommenterTijuana

You guys forget, that the thing that made the Dan Quayle 'potatoe' joke stick and what made it so funny is that it was in the middle of a spelling bee. And the little kid spelled the word 'potato' right until Quayle encouraged him to put the 'e' onto the end thus mis-spelling the word causing the kid to get the word wrong.

August 27, 2012 at 11:07 | Registered Commenterkwawk

Stop me if you've heard this one...

A priest, a rabbi and an occupy protester wielding a fucking machete walk into a Republican National Convention....

August 27, 2012 at 11:09 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

You guys forget...

No, we don't forget.

August 27, 2012 at 11:31 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

Aren't liberals wonderful? Their so thoughtful. A quick snapshot from a NBC comment page.


Too bad that Hurricane Isaac can't whisk away every member of the Gang Of Pigs to one of those Mormon Planets in a far away Solar System

One can only hope

#46 - Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:23 AM EDT"

August 27, 2012 at 11:33 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Sorry kwawk;

Obama mispelling "OIHO" is the all timer.

August 27, 2012 at 11:35 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

The leftwingers in protest scream... "fuck you priest, we support all abortions"
The leftwingers in protest scream... "fuck you rabbi, we support Pakistan"
The leftwingers in protest scream to the occupy protester... "Hi Jason!"

August 27, 2012 at 11:43 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

I'ts not mispelled, it just spelled backwards in the photo. Had Obama jumped on the end and spelled out Ohioe, you might have something.

In anycase, people who supported bringing assault rifles to an Obama speech in order to protest, probably don't have a lot of room to whine about a person bringing a machete to an RNC protest.

I thought you guys were in favor of allowing people to carry weapons pretty much anywhere?

August 27, 2012 at 11:45 | Registered Commenterkwawk

That guy in your picture is a black man, so you're obviously a racist, kwAwk.

Of course, for political reasons, CNN cropped the picture so you can't easily tell, but it is so. I'm shocked, shocked I tell you, that CNN would do that. MSNBC coverage was similarly altered to cover up the fact.

See real pictures here.

August 27, 2012 at 12:10 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

It's pretty amazing how this whole racist thing has gotten under your skin Red. Methinks thou doust protest too much. Every topic for you leads right back to race.

In any case what difference does it make what color the person holding the gun is? He's still holding a gun. A gun which is much more deadly than is a machete. Is this the old I can't be racist because I know a black guy defense?

August 27, 2012 at 12:14 | Registered Commenterkwawk

I've already conceeded to you Red that the issue is your hatred and not necessarily racially based hatred. Would you prefer I call you racist?

Would it make you feel better?

August 27, 2012 at 12:16 | Registered Commenterkwawk

LOL, what do you mean "it just spelled backwards in the photo"?
The photo was never photoshopped... he was corrected and told to put up the "I" instead...
... are you also pushing the knee-jerk defense, blaming the photo, not the president?

As for the wannabe Friday the 13th star (even sports the name Jason... funny)...
... did he forget to bring the Chik-Fil-A bags to the convention ??

Fairly certain the guy would have been carrying a knife into a gunfight had he gotten into the actual event... security is armed to the teeth there. Was he trying to kill himself? Is it getting that bad for the left these days?

August 27, 2012 at 12:21 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Obama mispelling "OIHO" is the all timer.

I was going off of Thomas Miller's account of events. I don't tend to read wingnut sites.

This seems like a spur of the minute photograph which happened probably in about 20 seconds and wasn't Obama's idea. It the other two yahoos standing there, probably both of the from Ohio can't figure out the correct way to do it, was the President supposed to? Would Oiii have been better? But looking at the photo it looks like TM's version of events is more correct, that the guy on the right side didn't round his hands off enough, and the picture is just backwards.

Do you spend a lot of time in the front yard with your family making the Ohio sign to passing motorists such that you'd quickly know how to recreate it?

August 27, 2012 at 12:33 | Registered Commenterkwawk

Golly, kwAwk, I guess me pointing out the silliness of the left's constant "you're a racist if you criticize Obama" crapola, and your endorsement of same, has really upset you.

Any comments about the CNN and MSNBC attempts to hide the man's race because a black opponent of Obama doesn't fit the left-wing narrative?

August 27, 2012 at 12:55 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

KwAwk said:

It the other two yahoos standing there, probably both of the from Ohio can't figure out the correct way to do it, was the President supposed to?

My math is a bit rusty, but two "yahoos" plus the (smartest man in the room) President equals 3 "yahoos", and I think it takes 4 "yahoos" to spell O-h-i-o.

August 27, 2012 at 13:07 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

My math is a bit rusty, but two "yahoos" plus the (smartest man in the room) President equals 3 "yahoos", and I think it takes 4 "yahoos" to spell O-h-i-o.

I gave the yahoo on the left a pass for at least having the 'O' in the right place.

August 27, 2012 at 13:31 | Registered Commenterkwawk

Golly, kwAwk, I guess me pointing out the silliness of the left's constant "you're a racist if you criticize Obama" crapola, and your endorsement of same, has really upset you.

Any comments about the CNN and MSNBC attempts to hide the man's race because a black opponent of Obama doesn't fit the left-wing narrative?

I think the opposition to Obama on the right has gone above and beyond simple criticism. It's been more like a scorched earth opposition as opposed to simple criticism. I can not imagine another Presidency in my lifetime where anybody felt the need nor would anybody have felt that it was okay to bring a loaded assault rifle to a venue featuring a President giving a speech.

It goes back to that whole Limbaugh smoke and mirrors routine I speak about regularly which relates to giving no quarter to your opposition. The simple concession that it is inappropriate to bring deadly weapons into the presence of the President is a step to far for you guys. The simple respect for and dignity of the office somehow has disappeared since January 2009, replaced by an irrational hatred and anger, the likes of which we haven't seen in a very very long time, if ever. I don't care if that hatred is based upon race or not, it doesn't change the fact that it is there.

Imagine the tears Hannity and Coulter would have cried if Cindi Sheehan would have been standing outside of Bush's ranch with a loaded weapon.

August 27, 2012 at 13:40 | Registered Commenterkwawk

Back to the "yahoo" mathematics. Isn't the guy on the right also correct? Because "Ohio" both begins and ends with the letter O.

So using my math that would be 4 "yahoos" minus 2 "yahoos", or 2 remaining "yahoos".

Similarly using your math it would appear to be 3 "yahoos", but we need to subtract the right side "yahoo" because his "O" is in the right place, so we are still left with 2 "yahoos".

It seems that we agree mathematically that President Obama is at a minimum 50 percent of the problem.

August 27, 2012 at 13:57 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

lmao Yes, if we can agree that the man on the right is indeed making a mishapen 'o' then we can place the blame squarely on the two yahoos in the middle, though I'd place more of the blame on the yahoo second from the left as he is more than likely actually from Ohio and not from Illinois by way of Hawaii and Indonesia.

August 27, 2012 at 14:20 | Registered Commenterkwawk

I think the opposition to Obama on the right has gone above and beyond simple criticism.

That would be because Obama is, by far, the worst president this republic has ever seen, diving to depths of malfeasance that even Jimmah Cahtah could not hope to achieve.

The simple respect for and dignity of the office somehow has disappeared since January 2009

Were you in a coma from 2001-2009?

It seems that we agree mathematically that President Obama is at a minimum 50 percent of the problem.

Duff, you can't see me, but I'm tipping my hat to you. Brilliantly done, Sir. :-)

August 27, 2012 at 14:25 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

Thanks for the good nature KwAwk. Have a good day.

August 27, 2012 at 14:26 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

Wait... Obama's only half the problem? Whooo hoo!
If I was a Democrat I'd be calling that an improvement!!

Actually, if I were a Dem I'd probably be stuck trying to explain how Obama was correct by placing his 'H' where he did, but it was those other 3 ignoramuses (or at least 2) that placed theirs in the wrong place.

The guy with the first 'O' probably didn't want to stand in his proper place, next to B.H.O. because he's obviously white (which means he's definitely racist).

The next guy probably tried to cover for the first guy because he's clearly racist as well... not to mention an assumed obstructionist.

The last guy clearly thought he was the 'I' because he was willing to respond to whatever Obama did because that's what people to the left of Obama do.... they go along with anything Obama says and does. Clearly he can't be called a racist unless he decides (for some crazy reason) to vote for Romney.

Either way, how can we expect Obumbles to spell OHIO correctly when nobody to the right of him is willing to work with him and find a solution to this damn OIHO problem, which has been plaguing women, homosexuals, undocumented immigrants and the non-rich for decades?

/ unwarranted sarcasm and eye rolling
(which can be purchased by the truckload)

August 27, 2012 at 14:28 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Redbeard - The disdain for Bush was well earned. It had a lot to do in my case with being send 6,500 miles from home to fight a war that the Bushies didn't really seem to have much of an interest in winning at the time. It had to do with having a city drown during his tenure while he was on vacation and then flying over looking out the window with a concerned look on this face. It had to do the demonization of people on the left as if we were the enemy of the country in order to justify his poor decision making.

Obama however has been completely disprespected from day one of his Presidency for no particular reason other than Republicans needed to tear down Obama to try to get political power back.

As has been noted before in the wake of 9/11 Democrats bent over backwards to give Bush the tools he needed to lead the country. After the financial crisis Republicans did everything they could to thwart Obama's ability to lead. Big difference there.

August 27, 2012 at 14:53 | Registered Commenterkwawk

After the financial crisis Republicans did everything they could to thwart Obama's ability to...

Obviously, the Republicans didn't do nearly enough to thwart him.

August 27, 2012 at 15:18 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

You're really ashamed of your two votes for Dubya, aren't you Red? Is what you're trying to say is that Democrats are at fault for not stopping Bush as opposed from it being your fault for voting for him twice?

It's funny that in making their case to the American people for why Romney should be elected we don't hear anything conciliatory about the Bush presidency. Nothing about how Romney will be a better President than Bush because of A, B or C.

Nothing but billigerance coming out of the right at the mere mention of Bush. Bush was supposed to be the great Conservative hope. That is until he failed, then they disowned him.

August 27, 2012 at 15:51 | Registered Commenterkwawk

Bush ran on promises to cut spending and pay down our debt yet didn't...
In 2004 we weighed the cost of war in respect to the economy when voting for Bush.
When he failed to meet our expectations he lost a lot of conservative support.
Many were dissatisfied by Bush post-2004, on both the left and the right.
(You don't get that low of approval numbers from just 1 angered side)

Sooo.... because of that we should assume (like liberals do) that Romney will do the same?
That makes absolutely no sense kwawk.

Might I remind you who vowed to do something similar and stated his own outcome if he failed to do so... even called the failure to stop reckless spending for the sake of our nation "unpatriotic".
(If you're looking for a hint it certainly wasn't Romney)

Nothing about how Romney will be a better President than Bush because of A, B or C.

Auditing the fed was definitely not on Bush's platform... neither was cutting ObamaCare... and in regards to cutting spending, there's a stark difference between talking about it and actually doing it. I don't know about you, but I know for sure there's one candidate in this race that doesn't plan on cutting spending... he showed that in his first term.
(No hints necessary)
Personally I hope he adopts more of Ron Paul's fiscal ideas like auditing the fed. Hell, I hope he asks Ron Paul to join him in the WH to oversee the treasury sec and fed chair... that would be a hoot. We need fiscal sanity more than anything and Democrats cannot offer such a platform. That's why they waste time with a new social platform everyday, as if those issues are somehow the solution to pulling us out of a recession or financial collapse.

August 27, 2012 at 16:14 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Bush's promise to cut taxes, save Social Security and Medicare and pay down the debt was absurd on it's face. But is sure sounded good didn't it?

We assume that Romney will do the same as Bush because Romney's promises do not match up with what the American people want or reality in general. Americans don't want drastic cuts to Social Security and Medicare and once they start paying attention to Ryan's Coupon system, they won't want that either. The right wing in this country refuses to cut defense spending, so there you have it. Spending won't go down dramatically.

The big three federal government programs represent most of the spending. There isn't enough room to cut in all other federal programs to balance the budget.

In fact because the only popular portion of the Romney/Bush plan for economic reform yet again that will get through, is more tax cuts which will only serve to drive us futher in debt because Republicans will yet again insist on cutting taxes without making the hard choices of what to cut. Social Security, Medicare or Defense Spending. Republicans will insist on trying to bankrupt the government in order to trick the American people into giving them what they want.

Pretty pathetic really how afraid Republicans are to stand up and tell people what they really believe and accept the consequences.

August 27, 2012 at 16:58 | Registered Commenterkwawk

OIHO is how they spell it in Kenya.

August 27, 2012 at 17:25 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

KwAwk, when was it, exactly, that George W. Bush was thought of as our "great Conservative hope?" He has always been a mushy middle sort of guy, and never a conservative. No secret.

I voted against Gore, and against Kerry, not for Bush. I've made that perfectly clear right here on this blog, and have done so repeatedly, but you act as though you have never heard that before.

As a matter of painful fact, I have not voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1984, but rather against the Democrat opposition. I will be doing the same thing this November.

August 27, 2012 at 17:34 | Unregistered CommenterRedBeard

I heard an interesting comment today on the TV which I think is true. There are two Romney dominated conventions in the next week. The RNC convention in Tampa and the DNC in Charlotte. The DNC convention will be about Romney because their equally embarrassed and scared shitless to discuss anything over the last four years about Obama. When's the last time you heard Obama or one of his eunuchs talk up Barry's economic plan? The stimulus was a total failure. Cash for clunkers, sweet Jesus what a cluster f**k. Mortgage bailouts that were meant for five million. I think the total is up to 200k. It was such a red tape fiasco people said to hell with it. Clean energy? Get ready to hear a lot about Solyndra. The Arab spring? Does Barry or Hillary know that the Muslim Brotherhood is not the same as the Jesuit Brotherhood in Philadelphia? Again, a total foreign policy screw-up. Obama has been a walking, talking disaster who ranks as the easily the worst President in the last 100 years.

But he's a good family man.

August 27, 2012 at 17:34 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

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