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Jun212013

Smart Power Open

Proof that the fruit does not fall far from  the tree when it comes to 'smart power' (this comes as link through Drudge report): Chelsea Clinton publicly bemoaning her great grandmother's lack of access to Planned Parenthood.  In case you live in a cave and you are not sure who this nitwit is, here is a clip of her during her mom's last presidential campaign:

No doubt there are many others who also wish granny had access to Planned Parenthood as well. Have a nice weekend and post what you like.

 

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Today's moment in media bias... check out this headline:

House Rejects Farm Bill, 62 Republicans Vote NO!!

DAMN this Party of NO (R)!! Who the hell do they think they are? Can't get anything done with these Republicans around. Why I tell you, what kind of low life would do this to poor, middle class farmers, their children, transgen... er... wait... there's math?

234 voted no.... 62 were Republican.... sooo....
I'm coming up with 172 Democrats. That can't be right!!
I mean... the title CLEARLY says how much Republicans suck!

June 21, 2013 at 15:24 | Registered Commenterskinnydipinacid

Democrats like Chelsea Clinton are just so smart and good looking*. It's impossible for us to keep up.

June 21, 2013 at 15:59 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Skinny, you're not actually hoping for unbiased news coverage, are ya?

I wonder if Chelsea has even a shred of enlightenment as to just how ridiculous her comments really are, as she mindlessly follows the talking points of the murderous Guttmacher abortion pushers. Oh, wait... she's a leftie, and therefore incapable of rational thought or logical progression of thought and deed.

June 21, 2013 at 19:31 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

Does anyone know the actual makeup of the Syrian rebel group or groups being supported by the US right now?

Is it going to be yet another Fundamental Islamist regime after the dust settles?

Imagine watching your son be executed for a joke. Are any of these numerous hard-llne groups going to end up in power?

June 21, 2013 at 22:35 | Registered CommenterDuff, man

Al Qaeda terrorists (those jolly fellows who Obama assured us were on the run) are deeply embedded in the Syrian rebellion, so they will be getting U.S. weapons, courtesy of Obama's idiocy. What could possibly go wrong?

He and the Hilldabeast managed to engineer a takeover of Egypt by radical Islamists, and Syria is next. Why does Obama want the Arab world to be controlled by terrorist-supporting Islamist scum?

June 22, 2013 at 05:41 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

"Bright sunny day with low humidity for golf. Pool rolled from the White House at 11:24. Potus spotted in a white polo, khaki shorts and flip flops as he exited the White House. Potus arrived at the clubhouse at Fort Belvoir at 11:54."

19th golf round this year. 129th of his Presidency. He's working tirelessly for all Americans until they have the job they deserve....

June 22, 2013 at 15:33 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Maybe if Barry wasn't playing golf his staff might find the time to dot the i's and cross the t's on those extradition papers with Hong Kong. Has our standing under Obama slipped so low that friggin' Hong Kong will politically and diplomatically flip us off and allow Snowden to leave without any fear of U.S. retribution? It seems so. I guess Barry's empty "red-line" threats are now seen as a joke.

June 23, 2013 at 11:02 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"Their gutting the voting rights act"

"African-Americans will no longer be able to vote"

"Martin Luther King died for nothing"

Just a few of the hilarious comments from epileptic libs on the SCOTUS Voting Rights decision. First off; after 50 years libs see no chance to update the equation that the law is based on. The South in their minds is still Robert Byrd and the KKK around every corner. For a group who opines on ad nauseum on the "Living Constitution" and the need for it to change. It's great comedy to watch that race hustler Sharpton talk about the need for no changes to Voting Rights Act so millions of African-Americans don't lose their right to vote. Funny how the request for an I.D. makes libs shit their pants.

June 25, 2013 at 15:14 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

George W. Bush signed the last Voting Rights Act reauthorization in 2006 after a GOP-dominated Congress passed it overwhelmingly and the Senate unanimously approved it. What’s changed so dramatically in the past seven years? Republicans see their party shrinking as the extremists who run it treat antagonizing and insulting voters as a badge of honor. Maximizing white male turnout and discouraging and keeping away everyone else from voting, any way they can, is the only strategy the dead-enders have left to keep “hope” alive.

June 25, 2013 at 21:53 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

Interesting; with African-American voter turnout higher in five out of the six Southern states under the Voting Rights Act, maybe the VRA should be applied to whites than blacks? Not reasonable? Well using "head-up-the-ass" liberal reasoning it would make sense. Demwits can't conceded anything has changed from the 60's since the days Democrat Robert Byrd was a KKK Grand Kleagel so the equation used for the VRA can't change one iota. I doubt Congress will do anything to extreme as most are in fear of MSNBC calling them a racist for even considering VRA changes. Maybe we can get with the new law some teeth to bar Black Panthers at the voting sites and I.D's to vote?

June 26, 2013 at 06:21 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Continuing the discrimination against states that acted badly more than half a century ago is like jailing the grandson or great-grandson of Al Capone based upon nothing but his ancestry. The Court acted correctly here.

June 26, 2013 at 07:42 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

The Nooshan War on Language and Meaning continues; here they distort and twist beyond recognition the very meaning of “discrimination.”

What’s “discriminate” mean? Simply: treat one thing differently than another. Obviously sometimes we discriminate for perfectly logical, legitimate, morally defensible reasons, and sometimes for perfectly disgusting, disgraceful ones.

Our two posters above want to pretend racial voting discrimination ended in 1964. But in fact, under the VRA, jurisdictions can apply to get out from under its pre-clearance requirements if they’re discrimination-free for ten years. Many have.

Racially hostile wingnuts equate the Congressionally-imposed “discrimination” of making SOME authorities pre-clear with the feds any changes in their voting rules (because, uh, SOME areas have amply documented histories of f***ing over minorities, duh) (not all of them decades ago) with the “discrimination” of ACTUALLY f***ing over minorities by violating their voting rights. It’s a ridiculous attempt to hijack the indignation and outrage decent (i.e., non-wingnut) people rightly feel about the screwing over of minority voters and mis-apply it—absurdly—to the measures Congress reasonably thought it needed to force some states to respect people’s civil rights.

It’s like the old Nooshan routine of feigning being offended if others won’t tolerate their intolerance.

Worrying about “discriminating” against Mississippi—by being more suspicious of its voting practices BECAUSE OF ITS F****ING HISTORY and hence treating it differently than, say, New England—is misplaced. Such concerns are patently stupid—equal protection applies to people, not states or jurisdictions. And, yes, it’s racist.

Pre-clearance worked, terrifically well. In fact, that’s exactly why the racists of the extremist Right need to get rid of it. See, unless they suppress the vote . . .. they can’t win elections.

June 26, 2013 at 09:33 | Registered CommenterWinston

"COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A poll finds that President Barack Obama’s job approval ratings are skidding among voters in Ohio, the swing state he carried twice.The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University indicates that 57 percent of voters disapproved of the way Obama is doing things as president, his lowest grade ever in Ohio."

Sorry Ohio, you don't get to jump off of 'President Barry Titanic's' ship now. He's your President; you get to ride with this turd down the toilet all the way. We told you he was an incompetent dumb-ass but you didn't listen.

June 26, 2013 at 09:37 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Persistent efforts to pass measures that disproportionately keep young, minority, elderly, and poor people from voting, ostensibly to fight a “problem”—in-person voter fraud—that’s essentially nonexistent, make it harder and harder to avoid concluding someone’s being racist f***heads. And of course, doubly so when they keep getting caught admitting it when they think they’re speaking privately.

June 26, 2013 at 09:46 | Registered CommenterWinston

"Obama Brings Mother-in-Law, Niece to Africa"

For a $100 million dollar vacation why not bring Bo the dog?

June 26, 2013 at 09:52 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

On the DOMA decision President Dumb-Ass just tweeted " #LoveIsLove." The great writings of Jefferson, Adams and Lincoln,then there is Obama. Did he need a teleprompter for that tweet? Barry is so deep. This DOMA news blows the whining VRA crowd to the back burner. Damm gays, they always have it over the brotha's & sista's.

June 26, 2013 at 10:50 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Thanks for that link Red, I love people (who happen to be black) who talk like that. I only pray that these folks who have jumped ship will be able to bring the rest of their community with them in the not too distant future before it is just too late. .

June 26, 2013 at 11:05 | Registered CommenterTijuana

Tijuana, I’d count it a very healthy development if the Republican Party began attracting significant numbers of black and brown voters. There’s no reason principles like fiscal prudence, cautious and modest foreign policy, and small government shouldn’t appeal to many of these voters.

It won’t happen, though, unless/until the GOP’s saner members make crystal clear they’ve quit welcoming Birthers, hostility to immigrants, and voter suppression schemes and the Party won't tolerate them.

Choices have consequences.

June 26, 2013 at 13:30 | Registered CommenterWinston

Tijuana, I’d count it a very healthy development if the Republican Party began attracting significant numbers of black and brown voters. There’s no reason principles like fiscal prudence, cautious and modest foreign policy, and small government shouldn’t appeal to many of these voters.

It won’t happen, though, unless/until the GOP’s saner members make crystal clear they’ve quit welcoming Birthers, hostility to immigrants, and voter suppression schemes and the Party won't tolerate them.

Choices have consequences.

June 26, 2013 at 13:31 | Registered CommenterWinston

"voter suppression schemes"

LOL. And then there is the real deal.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/26/officials-found-guilty-in-obama-clinton-ballot-petition-fraud/

June 26, 2013 at 14:58 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"Massachusetts Wants Waiver From Obamacare"

Priceless. Lib heaven hates Obamacare like the rest of America. Obama's BFF Gov. Patrick has a lot of explaining to do..

June 26, 2013 at 15:04 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Nice bait & switch, Tom.

For your next clownish stunt I invite you to outline in detail how requiring photo voter IDs to cast a ballot would prevent the situation described—petition signature fraud.

Excuse me, sir. Your phony is showing. You just went from prescribing vote suppression to prevent a "problem" that barely exists, to prescribing it for a problem it wouldn't even affect at all..

June 26, 2013 at 15:09 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

The Word on Wingnut Street is that ACA implementation is going to be a catastrophic unmitigated disaster. Like so many of their predictions (I’m looking at you, Nostradumbass “Romney in a landslide” “F&F indictments are coming” ), it’s self-serving BS. While implementing the ACA will create some winners and some losers as between states, older and younger workers, and larger and smaller employers, Massachusetts already has universal coverage (thanks, Mitt!), and this stuff is far too complicated for a man of your sharply limited gifts, Tom. Fie were you I’d avoid even commenting because you’re bound to embarrass yourself very quickly.

Premiums are going to rise; they’ve been going up for years anyway; signing up the young & healthy and getting them to pay premiums in should help. So should squeezing providers and herding them into best practices of disease management. Wingnuts think of insurance as a socialist plot anyway, so it’s all very mysterious why anyone would give a flying f*** what they think about healthcare insurance reform. People who can’t afford their own concierge doctor are of no concern to them.

June 26, 2013 at 16:17 | Registered CommenterWinston

Well DF a 1st grader would have recognized the "voter suppression" you incessantly whine about is non-existent but real life voter fraud with Obama kin are in abundant supply.

June 26, 2013 at 16:20 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

It's apparent DF will be the last protector of a Obamacare. There is a sliver of idiot valor in that stance that is almost honorable if the law it self wasn't such a colossal fuck-up that will ruin millions of lives. To DF it's still the law and Unicorn pipe dream that Obama lied to us about "keeping the doctor you have" and "premiums will go down" that Americans now realize is bullshit but due to "Low Information Voters" like DF gave us a second term of Prezzie Shit Stain...

June 26, 2013 at 16:30 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"Choices have consequences."

That is a conservative principle. Thing is, if that was true in politics, there'd be no democrat party.

June 26, 2013 at 17:02 | Registered CommenterTijuana

real life voter fraud with Obama kin are in abundant supply.

Then why so unable to come up with any? I mean as opposed to registration irregularities and other problems on which a photo ID requirement would have no bearing whatsoever?
Do you really think you’re fooling anyone with this BS?

if the law it self wasn't such a colossal fuck-up that will ruin millions of lives.

You heard it here first. The Nostradumbass who predicted “Romney in a landslide” and Fast & Furious indictments, confidently foresees “millions of lives” “ruined” by the Affordable Care Act. You can take his predictions to the bank. Always wrong, never in doubt, a man genetically engineered to be biologically incapable of embarrassment.

there'd be no democrat party.

Well, strictly speaking, sir, there isn't a Democrat Party. .

June 26, 2013 at 17:14 | Registered CommenterWinston

DF;

Do your own search. Try '2012 voter fraud,' '2010 voter fraud,' '2008 voter fraud.' Example after example of demwits trying to steal elections...

June 26, 2013 at 17:19 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Strictly speaking, the Democrat Party of Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid is not democratic at all.

No "ic." More of an "ick" or "yuck." Democratyuck Party.... sounds right.

June 27, 2013 at 06:22 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

Sometimes—as with those last two posts—there’s nothing to say except to leave the infantile dumbassery right out there in full view.

June 27, 2013 at 09:47 | Registered CommenterWinston

Speaking of dumbassery by the left. POP goes another futile attempt to make the IRS a "Progressive" & "Conservative" scandal.

"Democratic Congressman Sander Levin claimed the IRS didn't just go after "tea party" groups but also ones that were "progressive".

“Our audit did not find evidence that the IRS used the ‘progressives’ identifier as selection criteria for potential political cases between May 2010 and May 2012,” [Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Russell] George wrote in the letter obtained by The Hill. The inspector general also stressed that 100 percent of the groups with “Tea Party,” “patriots” and “9/12” in their name were flagged for extra attention. While we have multiple sources of information corroborating the use of Tea Party and other related criteria we described in our report, including employee interviews, e-mails and other documents, we found no indication in any of these other materials that ‘progressives’ was a term used to refer cases for scrutiny for political campaign intervention,” George wrote to Levin, the top Democrat on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee."

Oh' the libs want this to go away sooooo badly.

June 27, 2013 at 10:09 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

With luck this might work out as well for you as your last seven "scandals."

June 27, 2013 at 10:25 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

"With luck this might work out as well for you as your last seven "scandals."

Admittedly it may not sink to the level of "Plamegate." LOL.

June 27, 2013 at 11:30 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

Admittedly it may not sink to the level of "Plamegate."

A vice-presidential advisor disbarred, convicted of four counts of perjury and obstructing justice and sentenced to thirty months in jail—wouldn’t that be one more disbarment, four more convictions and one more jail sentence than were handed out in BenGarzey, Frantic & Incoherent, Cylantro, the IRS-was-late-with-my-501c(3)-Gate and Hug-Gate all put together?

June 27, 2013 at 11:44 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

"Admittedly it may not sink to the level of "Plamegate."


A vice-presidential advisor disbarred, convicted of four counts of perjury and obstructing justice and sentenced to thirty months in jail—wouldn’t that be one more disbarment, four more convictions and one more jail sentence than were handed out in BenGarzey, Frantic & Incoherent, Cylantro, the IRS-was-late-with-my-501c(3)-Gate and Hug-Gate all put together?"

First this is just getting started but it's never a good sign when your top people are already lawyered up and taking the 5th.

June 27, 2013 at 11:52 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

"Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law "

It seems the libs favorite court yesterday is back to being hated today because they just didn't see I.D.'s for voting equal to a 'Poll Tax' or a 'Literacy Test.' Seems reasonable. The 47% who sit on their ass must have some identification to access welfare; right?? So bring it to the voting station.. Pretend it's one big food stamp kiosk.

June 27, 2013 at 11:59 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

First this is just getting started but it's never a good sign when your top people are already lawyered up and taking the 5th.

Uh, sorry, but aren’t you the famous Prognosticator Extraordinaire whose record at predicting stands at something like zero for seven hundred and forty-five?

Seriously, man, can you name a single prediction you ever made that came to pass? Ever? Are you just a comedic performance artist of some sort?

The Voting Rights fight is just getting started, Tom. It’s shaping up to be a battle royale between those who want everyone who’s entitled to vote to do so, and those know if that’s allowed to happen they can’t win elections.

June 27, 2013 at 13:21 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

"and those know if that’s allowed to happen they can’t win elections."

WINNING?? Ha, ha, ha, ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha..............

June 27, 2013 at 13:40 | Registered CommenterTijuana

So, just so we're clear here....

We've got five of six guys who seem content to spend their afternoons rebutting a single douchebag who contributes nothing, save for the predictable talking points of the already discredited.

These five or six guys who seem content to spend their afternoons rebutting a single douchebag have been repeatedly told that engaging said douchebag is futile, yet have proven themselves incapable of doing that which is necessary to render said douchebag impotent.

Zoy ends up with a blog populated by no more than 10 guys or so, deciding that tolerating the intolerant left is somehow preferable to, I dunno, expanding his audience?

Yeah, I think I'll take a pass on that. See you guys in 2016.

June 27, 2013 at 13:54 | Registered CommenterMy Sharia Moor

If I'm going to be insulted, don't do it in cursive; I don't read cursive...

June 27, 2013 at 21:20 | Unregistered CommenterThomas Miller

LOL,, very good TM.

Interesting, since MSM apparently has a rag on, why bother with the goodbye's. Sheeeez

June 28, 2013 at 00:06 | Registered CommenterTijuana

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June 28, 2013 at 10:49 | Registered CommenterWinston

What the hell was that all about, MSM? You seem to be having a little trouble figuring out who your friends are, or at least how to treat your friends. As Tijuana so eloquently said, "Sheeeez."

June 29, 2013 at 15:25 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

My Sharia Moor,

Normally, I just let these type of comments pass on unanswered, but I think this time your diatribe deserves a response. This isn't about traffic, it's about you wanting to banish anyone who disagrees with you. I suppose I could take a more hands-on totalitarian approach, taking the standard party-line and purging the comment sections of anything that contradicts my or the editors' worldview for the sake of increasing the site's 'traffic', but I just don't feel like tossing aside my own values to generate the big numbers.

But that is not what your post is really about. Your departure is, in essence, the result of a personal animus against one person who posts here. So, if you want to leave, that is your choice. Banning every person you dislike as a condition for your continued presence is an option I'll have to pass on, however.

June 30, 2013 at 09:33 | Registered CommenterZoy Clem

In addition to Sharia's misdirected anger, the larger point is that there's no better way to call attention to the foul, bitter, intellectually vacant, un-American leftist agenda than to let foul, bitter, intellectually vacant un-American leftists define themselves repeatedly.

June 30, 2013 at 09:57 | Registered CommenterRedBeard

And for once, astoundingly, I actually agree with Redbeard. There's no better way to evaluate people's values, honesty, integrity and consistency than to have them put their ideas right out there and have to defend them.

June 30, 2013 at 10:17 | Unregistered CommenterWinston

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