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Peter King: ´I’m running for president´
Hill [Washington, DC], by Julian Hattem

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 9/8/2013 11:07:51 AM

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is running for president. In a radio interview this week, the Republican lawmaker told a New Hampshire station that he was in the state “because right now I’m running for president,” according to The New York Daily News. The visit was King’s second of four trips to the traditional home of the nation’s first presidential primary. The announcement makes King the first Republican to officially declare their intentions to run for president in 2016. King has previously expressed an interest in running for president, though Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have had their doubts

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rasputin, 9/8/2013 11:11:03 AM     (No. 9511322)

Sorry. Not open to East Coast Republicans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 9/8/2013 11:12:41 AM     (No. 9511325)

Don´t waste your time and our time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: yuban, 9/8/2013 11:13:00 AM     (No. 9511326)

Thanks, but no thanks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 9/8/2013 11:16:59 AM     (No. 9511332)

King needs to stay in the political/geographic district of New York that thinks he is a "republican".



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Reply 5 - Posted by: dixieboy1, 9/8/2013 11:18:07 AM     (No. 9511337)

His chances are slim and none, and slim just left town.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 9/8/2013 11:23:27 AM     (No. 9511342)

Another case of ego far exceeding capability. I don´t know how many political superstars Peter King thinks exist, but it is one less than he imagines.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: The Advocate, 9/8/2013 11:24:14 AM     (No. 9511343)

And he is supporting POTUS on Syria!
Stay in NY where they think you are a Republican.
No.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 9/8/2013 11:25:16 AM     (No. 9511344)

Delusions of adequacy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/8/2013 11:30:46 AM     (No. 9511349)

Laughable.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: hotcorner, 9/8/2013 11:32:19 AM     (No. 9511351)

No
This guy is hardly effective - and he is from New York.Hilary´s state of record.
Run for Congress again or the Senate.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 9/8/2013 11:35:13 AM     (No. 9511358)

Oh, Pete - - Pete - - Pete - - you wouldn´t even make a good president of Lawn Guyland.

Why didn´t you show us what a great off-island candidate you are - - by running for Senate last year against the brain-dead twit Gillibrand?

No, Pete - - you´re delusions have overcome you.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/8/2013 11:36:30 AM     (No. 9511359)

Hopping from camera to camera, mic to mic, King has become a Legend In His Own Mind = a LIHOM.

Who will vote for him other than himself and family member?

And who would want to look at him for four years, let alone listen to his neverending self-regarding pontification?

No.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nimby, 9/8/2013 11:36:40 AM     (No. 9511360)

If your support for Strike against Syria is any indication, why do I want Zippy light for the next four years?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/8/2013 11:36:54 AM     (No. 9511362)

Isn´t this the twerp that tried to tear Congress a new one after Sandy because the bill that contained the help was overloaded with pork?

Dittos to previous comments. I especially liked ´the chances are slim and none and slim just left town.´
This King needs to crawl back in his spider hole and be quiet.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dilettante, 9/8/2013 11:36:56 AM     (No. 9511363)

Thanks for the laugh, Pete.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 9/8/2013 11:37:14 AM     (No. 9511364)

FTA: Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have had their doubts.

Mind your own business, bit**.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jrmax13, 9/8/2013 11:40:36 AM     (No. 9511373)

Risible!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JAN, 9/8/2013 11:45:55 AM     (No. 9511380)

He wants to be hillaryclinton´s veep.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mitzi, 9/8/2013 11:49:12 AM     (No. 9511389)

How nice for Peter!

His primary competition would have to be really bad for me to vote for him..

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Reply 20 - Posted by: lil dotty, 9/8/2013 11:58:46 AM     (No. 9511409)

Sorry, Peter, you must achieve your goal without this vote.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/8/2013 12:02:24 PM     (No. 9511415)

He´s an idiot but it is refreshing to hear someone speak plainly.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: dman, 9/8/2013 12:04:51 PM     (No. 9511420)

dman: "I don´t care."

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Sparkybelle, 9/8/2013 12:05:39 PM     (No. 9511422)

This is the guy who was asked about insider trading in Congress and said, "i´ve never heard of it". How else do you go from obscurity to being worth tens of millions of dollars?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: absalom, 9/8/2013 12:18:08 PM     (No. 9511450)

President of what?
Just a delusional doofus needy of attention.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: chance_232, 9/8/2013 12:19:56 PM     (No. 9511452)

If I had to choose between King and just about any democrat opponent, I would happily go with King.

I pray that I have BETTER choices in 2016.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 9/8/2013 12:31:19 PM     (No. 9511479)

Who the heck is Peter King? Never heard of him and I actually live in the northeast.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 9/8/2013 12:37:04 PM     (No. 9511489)

While Peter King is a better choice than Mayor Bloomberg, he seems to be suffering from similar delusions.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: WIBadger, 9/8/2013 12:37:09 PM     (No. 9511490)

Underwhelming.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: fritzilou, 9/8/2013 12:43:41 PM     (No. 9511504)

a ridiculous idea......

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Reply 30 - Posted by: WinMag, 9/8/2013 1:05:52 PM     (No. 9511521)

Maybe he´ll split the RINO, Obama lapdog, metrosexual votes with Christie.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: birddog, 9/8/2013 1:09:27 PM     (No. 9511522)

"I look a little bit like Al Franken and HE got elected...I´m just going BIG"

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Reply 32 - Posted by: franq, 9/8/2013 1:13:03 PM     (No. 9511528)

Never heard of him.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/8/2013 1:16:37 PM     (No. 9511531)

I can never get past the memory of Peter King rushing around Congress gathering, or attempting to gather, signatures "censuring" President Clinton instead of an impeachment.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: oldbuffalo, 9/8/2013 1:20:58 PM     (No. 9511534)

Yeah, right. So am I. And we´ve both got about the same chance of making it.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: mws50, 9/8/2013 1:44:04 PM     (No. 9511561)

What makes King think he can beat Hillary in the democrat primary? (I assume he is running in the democrat primary)

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Reply 36 - Posted by: john56, 9/8/2013 2:52:30 PM     (No. 9511624)

After the fiasco of 2012, my first rule of ANY Republican Presidential or Vice Presidential candidate is, "Can you carry your home state?"

If the answer is no, then I scratch that person off my list (ie, King and Fat Boy from NJ).

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Reply 37 - Posted by: kahunavol, 9/8/2013 3:00:18 PM     (No. 9511634)

Sadly, some will give money to this Quixotic venture.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 9/8/2013 3:00:24 PM     (No. 9511635)

King Peter or Queen Hilary in 2016?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Masscon, 9/8/2013 4:13:20 PM     (No. 9511725)

Perhaps this is old news and he retracted, but I think he supports the IRA.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Happywarrior, 9/8/2013 4:37:32 PM     (No. 9511752)

No way will I get fooled again by another East Coaster.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 9/8/2013 5:17:31 PM     (No. 9511795)

...as a conservative...I like Rep Peter King...I have found him to be far more aligned with conservative republicans than rinos...we will pay close attention Mr. King...support the constitution as intended by our founders...overturn obamacare, seal the borders & NEVER offer amnesty to illegal aliens.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: belwhatter, 9/8/2013 6:13:07 PM     (No. 9511857)

Oh dear me, no thank you.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: tulipwood, 9/8/2013 8:24:29 PM     (No. 9511967)

He is delusional.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/9/2013 5:55:44 AM     (No. 9512270)

Someone send him a link to this thread and tell him, "Please don´t".

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Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast


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