Last evening in Manhattan, Senator John McCain met with supporters of a new center named in his honor called the John McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. McCain spoke and displayed all of the maverick, straight talk qualities that have both propelled his political career and made him a frustrating partner to many in both parties who have wanted him to either be a cookie cutter conservative or a progressive in GOP attire.(Snip) And then Senator McCain said to the assembled wealthy blown away by the effusive radical centrism they had just heard, "Watch the Benghazi
A whole room full of McShame/McShame Institute for Ridiculously Ineffective and Treasonous Participation in Government Fraud supporters. Wonder what that looked like. At least we know where some of the most disgusting people in New York were last night.
No leftist article about McCain is complete without throwing an uppercut at Sarah Palin. Had McCain not chosen Palin in 2008 he would have lost 70/30 to King Hussein. He should thank his lucky stars he was not humiliated as he would otherwise have been. After all, had McCain had his way he would have chosen Joe Lieberman as Veep. Either way, McCain would have lasted 4 years and we`d be in Obama`s 1st term instead of his 2nd.
#3, I agree. Don´t blame Sarah. without her it would have been much, much worse. She was the reason I was able to hold my nose an vote for McCain, and I am not alone. The fact that the libs even tolerate McCain is all I need to know.
The lump jawed, crab armed,senile McCain wouldn´t have received the votes he did if it wasn´t for Palin. I know I wouldn´t have voted if it wasn´t for her being on the ticket as his veep. McCain is a doofus.
3,4,5 - totally agree with your statements. McCain knows he had no following on his own and showed all when he no longer had his Townhall type electioneering and had to be by the side of Gov. Palin after his dismal visit to Washington-----thinking he was so important that he could fix the financial situation by suspending campaigning. He saw the crowds the Gov. attracted compared to whom he was addressing. He treated her shabbily for almost a year after 2008 - call her and the T.E.A movement "Hobbits". Trying to do the same to Sen. Cruz but Cruz isn´t taking his being called a "wacko-bird" or squishie without making McCain look like an dumb-A. He has also beautifully whopped Dingy Hairy up aside his head too for calling him a school yard bully. Watch this You Tube of Cruz: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KHKw2Qw--7Q
A 55-year-old man who was charged last month in the strangulation of a World War II veteran died Thursday afternoon while in custody at Cook County Jail on the city´s West Side, officials said. Matthew Stoeckein, 55, was pronounced dead at 1:55 p.m. at the jail located at 26th Street and California Boulevard, according to the Cook County medical examiner´s office. Preliminary information indicated Stocklein was found hanging in his Division 10 cell. Stocklein´s cellmate, who works as a cleaner at the jail was not in his cell when Stocklein was found, according to a spokeswoman for the sheriff´s office. The
Republicans are more optimistic than Democrats about the 2014 midterm elections, according to a new Pew Research poll. Fifty-five percent of Republicans polled think the GOP will do better than it has in recent elections. Thirty-three percent think it will do about the same, and only 5 percent believe it will do worse. Democrats polled were less optimistic. Just 43 percent say the party will do better than it has in recent elections. Another 43 percent believe it will do about the same, and 9 percent believe it will do worse. Republicans are also more enthusiastic about the midterms than Democrats.
Jay Carney, former reporter and current White House press secretary, feuded with the press corps today over the strictures the administration has put on access to the president — most notably for photographers and video-journalists. (NOTE: The Washington Post has signed a letter along with a number of other news organizations protesting the White House’s policy.) Since the debate was primarily about photographers’ chance (or lack thereof) to document the president’s days, we thought it made sense to tell the story of “Jay vs. the media” in pictures. Seven of them to be exact. (If still pictures aren’t enough for
I’d like to interrupt your current cable news broadcast about [insert Selfie-Gate, Santa Claus´ skin color, Handshake-Gate, or the War on Christmas™] to throw some cold water on everything: The Associated Press reports that missiles fired by a U.S. drone obliterated a convoy of vehicles heading to a wedding in Yemen, killing at least 13 people. As with most reports of these military strikes in Yemen, there are conflicting reports: The Associated Press reports 13 deaths and cites an unnamed Yemeni official who said there were suspected al Qaeda militants among the convoy; but Reuters, on the other hand, says
ESPN has changed its mind and has decided to allow a St. Louis Children’s Medical Center to air an ad referencing “the birth of Jesus” and “God’s healing message.” In an email to CNSNews.com, Josh Krulewitz, VP of ESPN Communications says, “We have again reviewed the ads submitted for the SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and have concluded that we will accept the original requested commercial.” “It will run in Saturday’s VCU at Northern Iowa basketball game on ESPNU. This decision is consistent with our practice of individual review of all ads under our commercial advocacy standards.”
WASHINGTON- President Obama will meet Friday with a group of newly elected mayors, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, for a discussion on job creation, a White House official said. The president plans to discuss federal-local partnerships that could spur growth, the official said. Obama has regularly tried to engage local officials on his largely stalled economic agenda. His plans for creating jobs by increasing spending on roads, bridges, ports and other projects have found little traction with Republicans in Washington. (Snip) The group includes mayors and mayors-elect, mostly Democrats, from a dozen
Jonah Goldberg devotes a column to the foundational lies of Obamacare with special attention to the third — the one that promised billions of dollars in savings. “This lie took several forms,” Goldberg notes, and looks at a few of them, all of them false. “Obamacare may have been sold on a trinity of lies,” Goldberg concludes, “but it turns out it’s also lies all the way down.” Goldberg’s column is well timed to coincide with the recognition accorded to the first of the foundational lies of Obamacare — “If you like your health plan, you can keep your health
New York — The anchor who might beat Bill O’Reilly gets her eyelash extensions applied one at a time, with tweezers and dabs of glue, about 90 minutes before showtime, right after a motorized gun sprays foundation over her face, neck, shoulders, collarbone and sternum, wiping out a galaxy of light freckles that spreads across her — Let me stop you right there. Photos of the day Uruguay legalizes marijuana, Kiev police pull back from protesters, aging U.S. prison population and more. Tuesday´s Photos of the day Would you write this way about a man? About O’Reilly himself? At least that’s what Megyn Kelly might ask at
In August 2013 I became very sick with what I thought was a cold. After a few days I lost vision in my left eye and I checked into the hospital. I soon found out that what I thought was a summer cold was actually Strep bacteria poisoning my blood stream. The bacteria blinded my left eye, ate a hole through my heart, caused five strokes on both sides of my brain and forced the removal of my prosthetic left knee. Dr. Lee was the surgeon assigned to perform open heart surgery. What was originally scheduled to last four hours ended
The health director who approved the release of President Obama’s birth certificate has died in a plane crash, Hawaiian officials said Thursday. Loretta Fuddy died after the Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft she was travelling on went down shortly after leaving Kalaupapa Airport at around 3:15 p.m. local time (10:15 a.m. ET) on Wednesday. The other eight people on board were rescued, Richard Schuman, president of Makani Kai Air, told NBC News early Thursday, adding that that there was no indication as to why the plane had crashed. Fuddy hit the headlines two years ago when she approved a waiver request allowing Obama to
Fox News host Megyn Kelly has made herself the center of a racial controversy by declaring that Jesus Christ and Santa Claus are white. On Wednesday night, Kelly was responding to an article by Slate writer Aisha Harris, who wrote an article entitled “ Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore .” The popular news host told viewers of “The Kelly File,” her hit FNC program, “When I saw this headline, I kinda laughed and I said, ‘Oh, this is ridiculous. Yet another person claiming it´s racist to have a white Santa.’ And by the way, for all you kids
Views of the tea party are at all-time lows in a new poll, as primary challenges to establishment Republicans continue to heat up Washington. Just 30 percent of Americans view the tea party favorably in a new Gallup poll released Wednesday, the movement’s lowest point since Gallup began polling about it during its rise in 2010. Also in a first, a majority of Americans had an unfavorable view of the tea party, at 51 percent. Similar numbers of respondents described themselves as proponents or opponents of the tea party: Twenty-two percent identified themselves as tea party supporters, while 24 percent said they
WASHINGTON – It’s not exactly a ringing endorsement of the budget deal.“Embrace the suck,” House minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats Thursday morning, a source told Politico.“We need to get this off the table so we can go forward,” she added. It’s a way of telling her colleagues the budget deal negotiated with Republicans is the best they can get. Democrats are fuming that the bipartisan budget deal doesn’t extend unemployment benefits for more than a million Americans. One of Pelosi’s top lieutenants, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said Thursday it
Columnist Charles Krauthammer attacked new Obamacare rules unveiled by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a late Thursday conference call, saying the Obama administration is “approach[ing] banana republic lawlessness” by issuing the decrees. Krauthammer spoke with Fox News’ Bret Baier on a panel with Juan Williams and Judge Andrew Napolitano, as the three reacted to Sebelius’ new directives for insurance companies. “This is exactly a reaction to a deep understanding among Democrats that [Obamacare] is a train wreck,” he said. “And it’s a panic reaction. As the judge said, this is utterly lawless. This now approaches banana republic lawlessness.