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Jonah Goldberg To Fox Panel:
Republicans Are In A Shocking
Amount Of Disarray

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

Original Article

Posted By:Drive, 11/27/2012 7:13:30 AM

Appearing on Special Report this evening, conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg had a pretty harsh assessment of the Republican Party at this current moment. “The Republicans are in a shocking amount of disarray right now,” Goldberg told host Bret Baier. “I think the House Republicans are slightly more disciplined, which is why you’re not hearing a lot of House Republicans out there talking.” He took a swipe at congressmen like Rep. Peter King (R-NY) who “wasn’t part of the [fiscal cliff] conversation” talking about the party’s potential tax plans despite not holding much actual weight in the actual negotiations.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 11/27/2012 7:18:53 AM     (No. 9035481)

Well duh

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Reply 2 - Posted by: noproblems, 11/27/2012 7:24:29 AM     (No. 9035487)

thanks for the laugh #1

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gator, 11/27/2012 7:50:57 AM     (No. 9035519)

Anyone who´s been waiting around for the GOP or elections to fix the sad and declining state of America, are as stupid as an Obama voter. We get the country our forefathers died for back by being willing to do the same, and time and hope are fleeting.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDConservative, 11/27/2012 7:55:45 AM     (No. 9035527)

They´re politicians...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 11/27/2012 7:57:36 AM     (No. 9035529)

Remember when the party nominee was considered the defacto party leader until the next convention? Not that I want to hear any more from him, but the silence from Mitt is deafening.

The GOP is broken beyond repair. What is their goal and strategy going forward? This "house divided" needs to fall. We need a new party with some purpose and some cajones.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: altoona, 11/27/2012 8:08:29 AM     (No. 9035547)

Jonah nails it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Maybeth, 11/27/2012 8:19:42 AM     (No. 9035575)

But wait, Jonah! Elsewhere this morning, we read that the GOP is tossing the name of Jeb Bush against the wall to see if it sticks.
.... I find that to be a little much.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JLoophole, 11/27/2012 8:38:24 AM     (No. 9035610)

Right now the Republican Party reminds me of those little churches all over the map, each consisting of a group of people who fought over a jot or tittle and splintered away in righteous indignation, started their own First Church of the Jot, and then splintered again when the Tittles got offended....and on and on.

What do we agree on? What do we want to achieve? What top 5 issues should be paramount? What will make or break America?

I believe that without a business-friendly country, an easier tax code, freedom to explore for our own oil, an expectation of personal responsibility from all Americans, and politicians who get the same health care and pensions as any other public SERVANT, nothing else is going to be achieved.
And maybe that´s why we´re fractured. Who except the average non-politician Republican would want that?


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Melody, 11/27/2012 8:42:42 AM     (No. 9035621)

It´s always a nice surprise to see Jonah on that panel. He should have had Charles´ seat.

I would love to see a new conservative party. They needn´t bother, though, if it´s just the old one reheated. It needs to be one that has room for God at the top.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Gretchen, 11/27/2012 8:43:42 AM     (No. 9035622)

Sadly the Republican Party has become a joke.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 11/27/2012 9:09:59 AM     (No. 9035667)

When I attended our caucus this year, I made the comment that the GOP was in trouble. People snickered and laughed at me. It sucks to be right because it shows how clueless the members of the party really are. They are at home licking their wounds. Me? I am done with the GOP. It is gutless and leaderless. Bush? Really?? Stupid is as stupid does.

I am preparing my family to survive the coming collapse of the Dollar, and the takeover of the socialist statists.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lust For Justice, 11/27/2012 9:10:36 AM     (No. 9035669)

I concur with reply #9. Jonah is like a breath of fresh air, and SHOULD have had Charles´ seat. Of a truth though, the vast majority of "pubbies" I wouldn´t give a plug nickle for. Maybe they can stick their finger in the air wet and figure out what to do......

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/27/2012 9:13:12 AM     (No. 9035675)

The GOP is stomping down the path laid out by its predecessor, the Whig Party. A new, vigorous, principled party cannot be formed until the GOP "leadership" has finished retracting into a small, exclusive, increasingly ineffective "me too" clique -- at process begun in 1932 and only briefly interrupted during 1981 - 1988. They apparently believe that country needs another Democrat party, only one that´s a lot smoother and sleeker, and wants to be a little less brutal in guiding the country into socialism.

Jonah is too kind. "Disarray" hardly describes the havoc and disillusionment being wrought by this gaggle of placemen, cowards, appeasers and grandees devoid of any political principle except that of saving their own careers at any cost.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: montanabound, 11/27/2012 9:16:50 AM     (No. 9035686)

Well said, #13.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: WAN2, 11/27/2012 9:17:28 AM     (No. 9035687)

Republicans are in disarray only until they figure out which stuff THEY want to give away.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rubinski, 11/27/2012 9:21:27 AM     (No. 9035696)

What preparations are you making, #11?

I agree, bad times are coming.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lillehuset, 11/27/2012 9:26:02 AM     (No. 9035707)

I saw Jonah on Fox yesterday......I agree he made some important points however I have seen him go negative on Republicans before and it bothers me ......and Jonah forget the comb over it looks silly.........

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Reply 18 - Posted by: artman1746, 11/27/2012 9:39:57 AM     (No. 9035731)

Republicans will continually lose in both politics and world conflict. It seems they never will accept that to go into battle they must get down on the level of the opposition. In politics they stand by and watch themselves vilified, lied about, personally insulted and slapped around even from the House and Senate floors. Then they claim they must be cordial and respectful to those who do it even as they see such vitriol win elections.

It is frustrating to see the hardball tactics used successfully by liberals be rejected by the conservatives as an unfair way to fight even as they go down in flames come election time.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bob913, 11/27/2012 9:39:58 AM     (No. 9035733)

The rinos are taking advantage. I have never read so many negative whoa is me articles before. The republicans did alright in this and in 2010 elections.

Get rid of the rinos who are promoting - get this Jeb Bush as the next nominee!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Judith, 11/27/2012 9:43:28 AM     (No. 9035743)

This is what happens when you have no core. The dems have a core...rape and pillage.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Felixcat, 11/27/2012 9:55:29 AM     (No. 9035771)

Well said #13, 19 and 21.

The Republican Party is trying to do the Sally Fields thing of they like me, they really like me by trying to be compassionate conservatices. Who is going to vote for a party that will only give you some free stuff when the other party will give you all free stuff? And in the meantime, those of us who make the free stuff possible are attacked by our own party.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: aposematic, 11/27/2012 9:59:58 AM     (No. 9035778)

The GOP is allowed to exist simply because the D´s must have an ogre to beat up on to hide the D´s constant Policy failures.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: JAN, 11/27/2012 10:05:40 AM     (No. 9035793)

Jonah spending too much time inside the beltway???

Thanks for nothing, dear.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 11/27/2012 10:11:36 AM     (No. 9035808)

#17
´´What preparations are you making, #11?

I agree, bad times are coming.´´

I´d LOVE to know also how to prepare for it. I left my homeland many years ago to get AWAY from the mess we are about to face here but I can´t think of a country to escape to at this point. Give us some clues.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: coldborezero, 11/27/2012 10:15:53 AM     (No. 9035817)

I firmly believe the National Socialist Democrats are in the service of evil and the Republicans try to be in the service of good.

The difference is that the National Socialist Democrats pursue there evil goals with the relentless intensity of a rabid dog.

The Republicans just "reach across the aisle".

Perpetual losers.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: coldborezero, 11/27/2012 10:18:23 AM     (No. 9035818)

"their" evil goals.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/27/2012 10:20:42 AM     (No. 9035825)

As a lifelong conservative, I have given up on ever getting any true representation. I would settle for a Republican party that had PRINCIPLES and would stick with them.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/27/2012 10:27:42 AM     (No. 9035841)

Jonah of course is 100% correct

Now here´s the $64,000 Question ... why?

Following four years of Democrats being as Communist as can be, the Republicans had the best chance they´ll ever have to gut the Dems like festering fish. Instead they floundered and fell on their pikes like callow fools.

Why?

I submit to you the Democrats recognized the first rule of winning a war is to Put Your Mind Into The Mind Of The Enemy

The Dems have won. The Republicans are now as much Dem as the Dems are.

Game over.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/27/2012 10:42:29 AM     (No. 9035873)

They´re ringers who only pretend to oppose the democrats, so voters will at least have the illusion of an opposition party.

Been watching them for half a century or so and this is the only theory that makes all the pieces fit...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/27/2012 10:48:13 AM     (No. 9035881)

Without a doubt the Democrats are the Traitor Party, the Racist Party, the Appeasing Party, the Infanticide Party, the anti-Constitution Party and every other pejorative you care to name.

The Republicans, at least in their current composition, will always and forever be the Stupid Party.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: tomishere, 11/27/2012 10:51:42 AM     (No. 9035888)

I think it´s unreasonable to expect politicians to always act on principal, it goes against human nature. We have traitors to the cause in our own ranks,these who stayed home rather then vote for Romney. We mock democrats as stupid, but at least they go out and vote, there smart enough for that. I believe the it was the intellectually and emotionally challenged people in our own party that gave the election to Obama.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Lindatrippismyhero, 11/27/2012 10:57:41 AM     (No. 9035900)

I cast my last vote for the Republicrats this month. Whether they are a D or a R, politicians are self-serving, power-hungry and opportunistic. Meanwhile, the propagandist media has fooled us into thinking there is a binary choice during the elections. It´s all a cynical, divisive power game and I won´t vote for either side anymore.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: cadillaqjaq, 11/27/2012 11:07:54 AM     (No. 9035927)

Jonah is ´´spot on´´ regarding the fact that Republican Senators have nothing to do with any so-called bipartisan deliberations on the ´´Fiscal Cliff´´ crisis; it´s the responsibility of the Republicans who control the House of Representatives and President Obama.

The only voices I´ve heard thus far are Speaker Boehner, Obama and too many Senators of both parties who feel the apparent need to been visible.

To them I respectfully suggest; go sit quietly and await your turn. You are doing nothing but adding more confusion to an already perplexing situation.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/27/2012 11:08:53 AM     (No. 9035928)

Republicans should take a break, regroup and above all shut up-- until they have their act together. This is not the time for a public circular firing squad of criticism. Of course Republicans are in disarray. After the election of 2010, weren´t the Democrats in disarray?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/27/2012 11:12:15 AM     (No. 9035935)

I have an even more basic observation: are the Republicans even a real party any more? To be a real party they need to have a real platform. Exactly what is that platform? What are the core principles around which they will coalesce? And who is the party´s "charismatic leader," the one who stands before the country as the champion of those principles?

Answer: nobody. They all waffle, waver, and weasel what they believe and what they will espouse. None of them will champion the core principles that our founders risked their lives for. They all are scrambling to "move to the middle" (which now is very left of center).

Ergo, there is no "party."

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Reply 36 - Posted by: berlin, 11/27/2012 11:56:50 AM     (No. 9036032)

Jonah, you stated the obvious quite well, thanks – tell me something I don’t know.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Sinatra5, 11/27/2012 11:57:21 AM     (No. 9036035)

You have to give the b%%$%^&*^% credit - they are united in their treachery. No one circles the wagons than democraps- period. The party of the weak has been assimilated into the demoscum/Borg collective. I have been looking for options as well, and have come up empty - which doubles down on my frustration. Fine tuning the "me to - me to" repub org. is akin reorganizing the deck chair on the Titanic....


I can´t ever remember feeling this bad for soooo long now...

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Reply 38 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 11/27/2012 12:14:55 PM     (No. 9036068)

Military interventionism turns off a lot of people who really want smaller government. Rick Santorum´s Sunday School preaching turns off a lot of people. GOP politicians are incapable of handling the pro-life movement. Politicians need to be kept out of it, they do more harm than good. Politics won´t win the culture wars. If only the GOP could have stuck to simple principles: cut taxes, stop spending, stop borrowing, shrink government. On top of that they failed to stand up against the constant smears from the left about the "evil rich racist white male". Forget "the country", forget politics. Concentrate on saving our own.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 11/27/2012 12:34:39 PM     (No. 9036098)

In 2016 the Dems will find another minority to run as Pres. Can´t lose, they have it figured out now.
The Republican party can go to the bottom of the ocean feed on whale excrement as far as I am concerned.

The Dems get control and they put a bulldog in as majority leader(Reid/Pelosi)...the smarmy repubs put in Trent Lott and Mitch Mconnell with John Boehner.

What a complete joke you moderate scum Republican leaders.


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Reply 40 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 11/27/2012 12:39:48 PM     (No. 9036109)


´Getting rid of Rino´s" is the opposite of understanding the problem. The party needs to work at expanding its base instead of indulging in ankle biting. The Rino suggestion reminds me of "ten miles up the Big Muddy and the Big Fool says to move on."

We have a two party system; after all of the sound and fury of the primaries, it is us against them, and if you don´t go vote for the person on the ticket who most nearly represents your views - even if he isn´t the perfect (Rino) candidate)- the other side wins.

Don´t make me have to say this again.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 11/27/2012 12:41:41 PM     (No. 9036115)

# 8 has a great analysis.
The Republican Party is comprised of many splintered
groups , each one offended and angry and accusing the other factions.
The reality is that no single faction can survive on it´s own.
The issues highlighted by # 8 should be the unifying factor for all groups.
Until a single leader appears who can unify the factions into a Big Tent , with every faction having
to give a little to get a lot , the party will remain in disarray and be easy pickings for 2014.
Some of the Republicans publicly talking about the fiscal cliff are being purposefully misquoted or half quoted by the media specifically to foment dissent.
And it´s working perfectly.


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Reply 42 - Posted by: EagleJim, 11/27/2012 1:21:19 PM     (No. 9036214)

Here´s what I view as conservative core principles:
1. Small gov´t
2. Small taxes
3. Small gov´t intrusion into people´s lives
4. The superiority of the individual over the collective

These principles cannot and shouldn´t be compromised. Everything else, all other issues, e.g., abortion, illegal immigration, etc., are not sacred cows. They can be worked into being used to our advantage.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/27/2012 1:31:38 PM     (No. 9036225)

There´s a reason we call them the Stupid Party.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: absalom, 11/27/2012 1:48:22 PM     (No. 9036245)

#13, Eheu is on the mark but the problem began in 1912 not 1932. TR observed that ´The R Party does not belong to the Corporations; it is the Party of Lincoln and plain people...´. TR, a political visionary like Disraeli, grasped that post Civil War wealth creation, was empowering the middle class so he envisioned Labor as a natural R constituency. But his loss to Taft labled the GOP as the party of Big Business. Then when FDR gave Labor a big seat at the D table, the fate of the GOP was sealed. The nation will survive but the R carcass will not. No tears as its fossilized establishment has long outlived any useful function.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: belwhatter, 11/27/2012 3:35:17 PM     (No. 9036430)

The high percentage of disatisfied ad disillusioned voters commenting on this thread are finally venting en masse how useless the two parties are, especially the one called republican. How very disappointing that all the things that are being so eagerly espoused by this goverment and its impostor in charge are what I hoped to leave behind when I immigrated legally iover forty years ago. Pravda seems to have a good handle on what´s amiss in the once great USA and I would suggest we might even consider a dacha on the Black Sea as some where to find refuge.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Gr8Shiphandler, 11/27/2012 3:52:17 PM     (No. 9036455)



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Reply 47 - Posted by: Gr8Shiphandler, 11/27/2012 4:09:03 PM     (No. 9036473)

Wow! Where did all these bed-wetters come from? Move-on? This is a conservative website, not a Republican site. Having said that, all this sobbing and carrying on in, well, unmanly. The Republicans didn´t get blown out. Do you not remember 2010? That was a blow-out. This election was relatively close. The candidate wasn´t a true blue conservative, but the issues he ran on were pretty damn close to all the policies stated here. We conservatives lost because we didn´t get the vote out against Obama. Simple as that. Too many thumb-suckers stayed at home. So, now we have four more years of Marxist goings on in the White House. So, we damn well need to support the horses we have. We have lots of good conservatives in the house and the senate. Support them. Give them some encouragement. Support some new conservative candidates. Get off your butt. Good grief man, lace up your boots and pick up your rifle and go our to face the enemy.
The Great Shiphandler

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Reply 48 - Posted by: ocjim, 11/27/2012 9:31:02 PM     (No. 9036788)

And the clever bad guys continue to pound the dumb, and now disarrayed guys...
America, increasingly the home of the Red, White and buy a clue.

Obama´s same old game is to take no position, but wait until the Republicans take a position, and then chip away. The Republicans continue to fall for this game playing over and over, like Charlie Brown trying to kick the football. If I were Boehner, I´d call a Full Stop, and call Obama on his game and demand to see his opening position. And even if the Republicans think they´ve got a good deal, it will still be same-o same-o... Tax increases will go into effect immediately and the cuts the Dems agreed to will vaporize. Twas ever thus, even in the days of Reagan and Tip O´Neill. ´Bout time for a Republican with stones to stop this non-sense... [crickets chirping...]

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Reply 49 - Posted by: noddy, 11/27/2012 11:15:54 PM     (No. 9036907)

#11, 17, 26. Me too. Must be a place with excellent affordable health care. For me, I need warmth as the cold makes my wounds from surgery ache. A place that is affordable, a place we would be welcomed. A place that has good water and healthy food. Access to places in the world where your money will be secure. And, not necessary for my well-being, but necessary for a good and safe community - a place where the people are moral and religious. Look to South and Central America. Seriously, check it out. I have for the last two years. Another surgery under Medicare and I should be out of here before summer. Good luck. I feel I have done my part, I have not been shy when others needed help. This government will not turn around in my lifetime. And just in case, I want to find a place where my children can follow. It´s not a case of running; it´s a case of looking for a decent future.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 11/28/2012 9:03:32 PM     (No. 9038498)

Blah, blah, blah! How many people who did not want Obama to win failed to go vote for Romney, who was the major party candidate opposing him? If that failure describes you, have yourself committed to an institution.

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In Detroit´s unfolding saga, the only innocent victims are city residents. So if there is any case for a Motown bailout, it is to make the city more livable for them. However, that seems to be the main goal of neither the Democratic White House nor the state´s Republican governor -- both of whom have come up with nifty new schemes to shovel taxpayer largesse to city retirees. Just two weeks ago, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr had been threatening to put a buzzsaw to the city´s $3.5 billion unfunded pension liabilities to lop off savings to “invest” in city services. Detroit is facing

Fox News Poll: Voters say Obama covering
up on Benghazi, want Congress to keep investigating
Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/18/2014 7:24:39 AM     Post Reply
Most voters think the White House is trying to cover-up what happened in Benghazi and want Congress to continue to investigate the administration’s handling of the attack on the U.S. consulate there that killed four Americans. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. Sixty percent of voters want lawmakers to keep investigating what happened in Benghazi. That’s down from 65 percent who felt that way in November, and a high of 73 percent in early June 2013.



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Kim Novak responds to post-
Oscars ridicule: ‘I was bullied.’

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Washington Post, by Soroya Nadia McDonald    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/18/2014 5:02:40 AM     Post Reply
After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

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Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

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Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.


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