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Weiner Goes Down Swinging;
Flips Bird to Reporter Leaving
Concession Speech

PJMedia, by Ed Driscoll

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Posted By:FlyRight, 9/11/2013 7:35:49 AM

“Sadly, I was an imperfect messenger,” Anthony Weiner (D-NY) noted tonight in his long-awaited concession speech, perhaps the only honest thing he has ever said:Anthony Weiner conceded defeat in the race for New York City mayor Tuesday night.As poll results came in showing the former congressman in distant fifth place, Weiner took to the stage at Connolly’s Pub in Midtown and put an end to a once-promising campaign. “Now, sadly, we did not win this time,” he said. “But I could not be more proud of the campaign we ran.” “


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 9/11/2013 7:38:57 AM     (No. 9515482)

Typical DRAT. Is "Class Act" hyphenated?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 9/11/2013 7:41:42 AM     (No. 9515490)

Don´t go away mad, just go away!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 9/11/2013 7:45:06 AM     (No. 9515498)

New York finally pulled up its zipper.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 9/11/2013 7:45:55 AM     (No. 9515502)

Bye, bye...
Don´t forget to send us a postcard from Political Palookaville there Tony Boner.
You´ll probably be waiving goodbye to Huma any day now too.
So long sucker...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jinx, 9/11/2013 8:00:27 AM     (No. 9515526)

Weiner is good friends with the Clintons and Jon Stewart. What does that tell you about them and Democrats? Will someone ask the Weiner´s how they are going to pay for that million dollar apartment they live in now that he has gone down. He brought down the entire Party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 9/11/2013 8:02:40 AM     (No. 9515531)

"Once promising campaign" is this a joke?? What is promising about the idea that voters could have re-elected this cretin to public office??! it´s downright frightening.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 9/11/2013 8:02:52 AM     (No. 9515532)

I hated him back when he was just a super loud and annoying liberal shrill.

How does one add "failed campaign running pervert deviant" to a resume?

Maybe he can go market Hand Sanitizer Wipes and Gel.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rmagnus, 9/11/2013 8:06:40 AM     (No. 9515537)

He got about the same number of votes that I did - am I supposed to give a concession speech too?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 9/11/2013 8:15:29 AM     (No. 9515554)

And don´t forget this creep was Chuck Schumer´s protege.
Now even Chuck, the most ignorant, obnoxious and crude NY political since Bella Abzug (or Charlie
Rangel for that matter), won´t even return Weiner´s calls.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/11/2013 8:18:40 AM     (No. 9515558)

These two election losses could be sign that even Dems have reached the end of their incredibly long morality rope. Could be tectonic shift for 2014 and 2016, with decent, pro-growth Repubs having better than average chances of winning.

Next up is the NYC mayoral election, with a radical leftist, former ACORN executive, DeBlasio, running a tax the rich, bash the police, love the illegals campaign. Republican candidate is a former senior aide to Rudy Guiliani, Joe Lhota, who has gotten zero media coverage during GOP primary. Go, Joe!! NYC needs a normal mayor far more than it realizes.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 9/11/2013 8:20:13 AM     (No. 9515563)

“Sadly, I was an imperfect messenger.”

Au contraire, mon ami, you made it perfectly clear just what sort of man you are...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Namma, 9/11/2013 8:36:07 AM     (No. 9515593)

Weiner and hussien use the same sign language...they wouldn´t be able to express them selves if the middle finger ever got broken. trash

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Donna M, 9/11/2013 8:38:07 AM     (No. 9515596)

Great Ed Driscoll article. (I love the man´s 40´s style masthead too!) The man gets the details. Huma Muslima was nowhere to be found, was not referred to in the concession speech nor his family, and Miss Sydney Leathers crashed the party. You cannot make this stuff up...

I rarely post here, but when Carlos Danger entered the race I predicted he had little chance, but he was being urged to do so by Huma to benefit Hillary--the $4 million in his use-it-or-lose-it campaign war chest plus whatever he´d raise was directed to Hillary´s backers, researchers and general dogsbodies to keep them loyal till the 2016 run kicks in. Now that it is spent, Huma will kick Weiner out of their friend-of-Hillary subsidized pad, he´ll go home to live with Mom, and Huma will be working officially with Hillary. The only question will be if Weiner will have any kind of political future (he may wind up on some commission with a Mayor DeBlasio--it´s NY) or pull a Donald Manes.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bpl40, 9/11/2013 8:38:32 AM     (No. 9515599)

He usually flips a different appendage at the public. Oh well....

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Reply 15 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 9/11/2013 8:42:22 AM     (No. 9515604)

Headline should read:
"NYC Voters pull their Weiner out of race." or


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Reply 16 - Posted by: mc squared, 9/11/2013 8:42:54 AM     (No. 9515605)

#10; ...even Dems have reached the end of their incredibly long morality rope.

I used to think that too, but it is a bright spot in an otherwise sobering day.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/11/2013 8:48:03 AM     (No. 9515615)

Saw Weiner this morning say..."We came up short." He´s going to have to stop doing that.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: skedaddle, 9/11/2013 8:49:32 AM     (No. 9515619)

I just had an idea with all the talk about Weiner´s link to the Clintons. Weiner needs to start texting/sexting Monica Lewinski. They both have a lot in common and could help each other lick their wounds.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: WIBadger, 9/11/2013 8:56:32 AM     (No. 9515625)

How appropriate that in his last public appearance, he used a symbol that will always be associated both with his name and legacy.

Cheer up tiny one, you can always go back to being Carlos Danger. Maybe a made-for-TV movie or your own sitcom awaits.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: john grady, 9/11/2013 9:01:23 AM     (No. 9515634)

Tell you what, you pencil necked geek. why don´t you go home and see if you can make Huma bark like a dog.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: right-turn, 9/11/2013 9:10:23 AM     (No. 9515652)

Too bad that Weiner has to go. Has there ever been a politician that was so easy to make fun of? With his name and various escapades he has become a joke even if you try to be serious.

It´s hard not to come up with something.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/11/2013 9:11:55 AM     (No. 9515656)

Weiner is a despicable little man with a perversion that will only get worse. It is a slippery slope he is going down. Unfortunately for him, he´ll have to finance it himself from now on instead of having the taxpayer pick up the tab for his sexual perversion.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: fayebeck, 9/11/2013 9:27:49 AM     (No. 9515684)

Flipped the bird to a "reporter"? Good. I´d like him better had he slugged the "reporter".

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Reply 24 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 9/11/2013 9:32:00 AM     (No. 9515690)

He will have his own talk show on MSNBC or CNN by next week.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/11/2013 9:35:47 AM     (No. 9515698)

Aw shucks! Just when I was beginning to like/enjoy the guy.
I hate to see him go. Weener was the face of the democrat party and was a joke a minute. It was fun but so long Carlos Danger.
These hideous democrats are like ´whack a mole´ they´ll pop up somewhere else at another time. Count on it. Their political bench is shallow and they need the body count in elections.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: nightvision, 9/11/2013 9:36:53 AM     (No. 9515701)

As Lawrence O´Donnell asked him on his show the other night, "What is WRONG with you?"

(For the record, I didn´t watch LO. Saw the video linked on Drudge. Wouldn´t want my Ldot homies to get the wrong impression!)

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Reply 27 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 9/11/2013 9:50:59 AM     (No. 9515732)

Thanks, #10. I´ve been wondering who the Republicans might be running in this race. Out here on the other side of the flyover states we know all about the perverted democrat, the lesbian democrat, and the ultra-liberal democrat but Joe Lhota? Never heard of him.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 9/11/2013 10:17:00 AM     (No. 9515791)

happy happy happy!! as duck man would say

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Reply 29 - Posted by: coldoc, 9/11/2013 10:42:56 AM     (No. 9515843)

Icing on the cake is the concession of that other ugly mutt spitzer. Good for new york.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: JimBob, 9/11/2013 10:58:05 AM     (No. 9515876)

With all the people in New York to draw from, why aren´t the candidates for public office of a better quality?
I have only visited NYC twice, but it seems that there are just a tremendous number of decent, smart people there, any of whom would be a better candidate than this.... what should we call him.... jackass, fool, POS, pervert, embarrassment?
Come on, New York!
You have great people in your midst!
How did Wiener even get on the ballot?
Elect someone worthy of the office!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Arby, 9/11/2013 11:09:49 AM     (No. 9515903)

The face of the democrat party. His wife is a top aide to the PIAPS and Kirsten Powers used to date this piece of sludge.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Calico Al, 9/11/2013 11:20:11 AM     (No. 9515924)

The responce to a Bird Flipper in my old Hood was "Is that tour age or your IQ?".

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Reply 33 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 9/11/2013 11:23:09 AM     (No. 9515930)

Is that right #31?? Eeeeewww! Yuck scuzz! Every time I see Ms. Powers from now on I´ll have to wash my eyes out with soap. Just the thought.. Gotta go and lose my brekkie.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/11/2013 11:23:48 AM     (No. 9515933)

The "Carlos Danger" brand goes down swinging and "Nathan´s Famous" remains as "The Big Apple´s" favorite hot dog!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/11/2013 11:52:09 AM     (No. 9515988)

#27, just reading that this guy worked for Rudi G. when he was Mayor. He also successfully ran the MTA during the Sandy storm.
If the lofos can get their act together this time, they may get an actual decent mayor.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/11/2013 12:20:55 PM     (No. 9516035)

Talk about a sore loser. He´s forgotten the old adage, never flip off someone who buys ink by the barrel.

I´m thinking if he moved to San Francisco, he would be a shoo-in for at least getting elected to a House seat.

I´m also surprised that Elliot Spitzer wasn´t elected again.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 9/11/2013 12:22:34 PM     (No. 9516040)

Too cocky...

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/11/2013 1:28:49 PM     (No. 9516138)

Weiner is out of publick orifice... sure...
he couldn´t cut the mustard... he couldn´t ketchup... but only for now...

As the loser he is, maybe he´ll follow good ol´ Bob Dole and make product endorsements...
there´s always Viagra... Cialis... Trojan...
and don´t forget K-9 Jelly!

He could make a music video go viral on YouTube... (or... EwwwwwTube) by Twerking
and lip-syncing to "Whip It" by DEVO...

He could always go two-sies with Monica Lewinsky and jointly endorse America´s
most famous hard licker...

He could perform a mu-sick duet with Monica, who, after all, once had the Number One Thong
in America...

Weiner has a short fuse... it´s obvious...
But his earnings potential and marketable future is through the roof...

Just picture him as the Spokes-Weiner for "Between The Buns" cafe in Phoenix, AZ...

And for his next publick orifice?
Once Huma enters the White Hutt living quarters with partner Hill-err-ee-ass Herself
you can expect Weiner to join them there for at least some comic relief...
It´s not over yet... and ol´ Billyboobboob Klintoon won´t enjoy sharing the slimelight.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/11/2013 2:30:28 PM     (No. 9516262)

How do we know that was his finger?

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/11/2013 3:39:57 PM     (No. 9516384)

#5, I don´t think Anthony´s been the one paying the rent anyway. Huma has other means of support.

The New York Post´s gossip columnist whispers that Huma will be divested of Anthony by January.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/11/2013 4:06:45 PM     (No. 9516425)

What a dirty little man he is. Dittos, #32. We´d also ask ´´Is that your number of legitimate parents?´´ and Are you hitchhiking to the moon?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: annie xango, 9/11/2013 4:45:43 PM     (No. 9516459)

Divorce could get messy..who gets custody of the ..baby......??

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Another_Fred, 9/11/2013 5:53:09 PM     (No. 9516524)

Folks, Weiner won this race. His objective from the first was to keep control of his campaign funds. If he hadn´t run for something this year he would have been declared retired and he would have lost control of his $5 million nest egg. This way he´s still an active politican. And as an active politican he can use some of his left over funds as donations to other active politicians. And THEY will then owe him a favor. Say hello to the next assistant, deputy, vice-chairman of the upper New York outer Great Lakes advisory board.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 9/11/2013 6:53:17 PM     (No. 9516595)

Stay classy, Anthony. Don´t ever change!

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Reply 45 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 9/11/2013 8:32:11 PM     (No. 9516705)

Anthony came on hard early, but petered out when it was time to actually perform. No amount of political viagara could have resurrected his flaccid campaign.

Carlos Danger might actually have to find a real job for the first time in his adult life...Good luck with that in this Democrat Economy, Mr. Peter Tweeter...

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Reply 46 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/11/2013 8:57:16 PM     (No. 9516749)

Lil Antnee, classy to the end. Put yer waldo back in yer panties, little boy, we don´t want the neighbors talking again.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Darling, 9/12/2013 1:10:50 AM     (No. 9516947)

"Sadly, I will never go away as long as there is a television camera within 500 miles of me, to capture every whiny-tinged quip that comes out of my mouth when people remind me what a sick degenerate I am."

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Reply 48 - Posted by: harper, 9/12/2013 1:28:52 PM     (No. 9517863)

The final humiliation for Weiner was when his zipper jammed while in his limo and he was forced to merely flip his middle finger...

Ya gotta say, though, there goes a real democrat.

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:55:20 PM     Post Reply
President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

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