A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Romney 2016? Nooooo!
Washington Post, by Marc A. Thiessen

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 9/2/2014 9:58:52 PM

In the 1991 movie “Naked Gun 2 ½,” Police Lt. Frank Drebin drinks away his sorrows in a blues bar while sad music plays and the camera pans across a wall with pictures depicting the worst disasters in history: the Chicago fire .?.?. the Hindenburg .?.?. the Titanic .?.?. and Michael Dukakis. If they did a remake today, they would replace Dukakis’s picture on the wall with one of another Massachusetts governor: Mitt Romney. Talk of a Romney 2016 run is heating up. A USA Today poll shows Romney with a huge lead in Iowa, far ahead of 14 other potential GOP

Comments:
Thank you Mr. Thiessen. He articulately states the reasons why this would be a bad idea.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 9/2/2014 10:12:28 PM     (No. 9991155)

If we go by the polls, Hillary not only beats Romney, she beats every other Republican. I have an excellent idea. Let´s not run anyone and let Hillary have it. Big /s/

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 9/2/2014 10:26:08 PM     (No. 9991172)

Here’s a great slogan for the elections: Choose Your Stooge!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: IdahoSky, 9/2/2014 10:31:35 PM     (No. 9991183)

I´d vote for him.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: jl80863, 9/2/2014 10:31:45 PM     (No. 9991184)

Memo For: The WAPOS

Hillary in 2016? Noooooooo!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 9/2/2014 10:33:34 PM     (No. 9991189)

Dukakis won 10 states plus the District of Columbia.

Romney won 24 states.

Walter Mondale won 1 state (of course, that was running against Ronald Reagan, the greatest president in history.)

As incompetent a candidate as Romney was, he was a long way from Dukakis and Mondale in the loser race...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: smcchk, 9/2/2014 10:37:08 PM     (No. 9991196)

I ask this over and over of posters saying "No Romney," then who? I never get an answer.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 9/2/2014 10:39:07 PM     (No. 9991199)

Dr. Ben Carson won the Republican write-in straw poll last week. So I dn´t need no other steengkeeng political bagdes.

Run, Ben, RUN!

We´re behind you 1,000%!!!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


   

 

R-VAR_AD
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: bobn.t, 9/2/2014 11:10:01 PM     (No. 9991240)

#7 - Think America is willing to elect another black after the disaster called Obama?

Not to detract from Dr. Carson but I hope not.

Never, ever, again.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: tisHimself, 9/2/2014 11:23:46 PM     (No. 9991260)

So ,the guy who has been raising money, avoiding controversial issues and concealing his liberal past for the last ten years in pursuit of the presidency, who was evaluated by republican voters and is obviously a known commodity gets a whopping 35% against a field of unknowns. His supporters herein repeatedly ask, "well, who else is there?" and sixty five percent of republican voters repeatedly ask "why do we continually hear that this is the best available candidate?" He loses to HRC, he denied that the themes that opposed Obama among the populace in 2010, themes that other candidates with more genuine conservative passions would have used defeat a weak, marxist con artist. He has nothing to offer as a liberal centrist republican of Wall Street elitism. He´s the other guy, that´s all. As he was before, owner of the stiffest sail in the regatta, and no rudder. A status quo guy incapable of making the changes necessary to clean up the mess Obama has made.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: richwill, 9/2/2014 11:24:01 PM     (No. 9991261)

I am willing to take the abuse. Rick Perry or Ted Cruz. I can also accept Ben Carson. My real choice is Sarah Palin, but it has to do with snow balls.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 9/2/2014 11:24:09 PM     (No. 9991262)

Ok Ldotters: The Dems will march lockstep to vote for the most base, most despicable, the dirtiest, the most liberal candidate they can find and all to satisfy their individual greed.

The Dem coalition is a cesspool where only the really big chunks rise to the top.

Republicans are comprised of RINOs, some conservatives, and Tea Party tag-alongs.

But their coalition doesn´t work-- it´s like trying to mix oil and water.



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: rinohunter, 9/3/2014 12:10:21 AM     (No. 9991299)

I don´t know what Thiessen´s problem is. Many, if not all, of Romney´s comments have context where they make perfect sense. Romney´s a descent guy that had, let´s face it, the hypocritical, lying, liberally demented media against him and an enormous amount of lofos against him. That alone is close to insurmountable. Comments taken out of context, if ignored, go away in about 48 hours. Anyway what´s wrong with betting Perry 10 thousand bucks? I make 10 thousand buck bets with people all of the time and I´m lucky if I have 10 thousand cents to my name. (In other words it´s a FIGURE OF SPEECH!)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 

Post Reply   Close thread 799650




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"



Dem Rep: 40 American ISIL Fighters Have
Already Returned to the United States
Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/21/2014 10:20:02 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Tim Bishop (D., N.Y.) warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist threat. Bishop claims that of the 100 or so Americans who have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIL’s ranks, some 40 have returned and are currently being surveilled by the FBI, according to his remarks, which were filmed and uploaded to YouTube last week. “One of the concerns is the number of U.S. citizens who have

Megyn Kelly Responds to
Bill Ayers ‘Cyborg’ Diss
Mediaite, by Eddie Scarry    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/18/2014 10:00:59 PM     Post Reply
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly shot back Thursday at former U.S. domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, who in a recent interview said that Kelly was has “very cold” eyes and that she’s “like a Cyborg.” “Only when I’m looking at a man who bombed the USA and home of a little boy, Bill!” Kelly wrote on Twitter. Kelly also took a jab at Salon, the online publication that printed Ayers’s remarks, calling it a “left-wing rag.” Kelly conducted an uncomfortably tense interview with Ayers over the summer. Ayers told Salon that the interview itself wasn’t “a big deal,” but that Kelly is “like a

“Megyn Kelly’s eyes are very cold”:
Bill Ayers on his Fox News appearance,
education “reform” and the problem
with the Ivy League
Salon Magazine, by David Masciotra    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/18/2014 9:57:51 PM     Post Reply
Bill Ayers, according to the right, is Barack Obama’s terrorist trainer and ghostwriter. Upon further inspection, Ayers is nothing quite as dramatic or fearsome. While more famous for his anti-war activities as a founder of the Weather Underground in the 1960s and ‘70s, he is now a committed educator. Retired from his education professorship at the University of Illinois in Chicago, Ayers continues to give lectures to teachers in training, speak at education conferences and agitate against America’s two-tiered educational system – one for rich, one for poor – on behalf of low-income parents, students and instructors. I recently had

US to Assign 3,000 From
US Military to Fight Ebola
Associated Press, by Jim Kuhnhenn    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/16/2014 9:11:49 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa´s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that the outbreak could spread and that the deadly virus could mutate into a more easily transmitted disease. The new U.S. muscle comes

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
WH Can´t Define Victory: ´I Didn’t
Bring My Webster’s Dictionary´
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 10:18:31 PM     Post Reply
White House spokesman Josh Earnest couldn´t define what victory against ISIS will look like. "I didn´t bring my Webster´s dictionary," he told a reporter. "What does victory look like here?" asked a reporter. "I mean, you´ve talked about destroying ISIL. I honestly don´t know what that means. What does it mean" "I didn´t bring my Webster´s dictionary with me up here," Earnest said.

Obama travels for briefings
on Ebola, Islamic State
Washington Examiner, by Brian Hughes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:48:30 PM     Post Reply
President Obama next week will hit the road to receive updates on bombings against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and efforts to contain the Ebola virus in Africa. White House press secretary Josh Earnest Friday said Obama would travel to Atlanta Tuesday for a briefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on both Ebola and a respiratory virus in the Midwest. The president on Wednesday will conduct a meeting with U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla., to review the administration’s efforts to eliminate the Islamic State. The White House has said that Americans should not fear

Tavis Smiley on CNN: ´Racism, Poverty
and Militarism´ Behind Ferguson Shooting
NewsBusters, by Matthew Balan    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:29:41 PM     Post Reply
PBS´s Tavis Smiley shamelessly invoked Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday´s CNN Tonight, as he commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown: "It underscores that Martin [Luther] King was right about what he called the ´triple threat´ almost 50 years ago....He said what´s threatening our very democracy is what he called the triple threat of racism, poverty, and militarism. What we saw in Ferguson was racism, poverty and militarism." [MP3 audio available here; video below] Smiley added that this apparent "triple threat" is a "burden that all of us in this country bear, and we´ve got

The Obama Bomb
PJ Media, by David Solway    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:18:12 PM     Post Reply
In a recent interview with Fox 25 TV in Oklahoma City, Senator Jim Inhofe, the ranking GOP member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, worries that the terror consortium that goes by the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is developing a megabomb to blow up an American city. “We’re in the most dangerous position we’ve ever been in as a nation,” he warns; ISIS is “rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major U.S. city, and people just can’t believe that it’s happening.” What kind of megabomb that might be, its precise components, and how

Pro-Life Group Won’t March in
St. Patrick Parade But Gay Group Will
Cybercast News Service, by Michael W. Chapman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:08:26 PM     Post Reply
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, said he will not march in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City because he was repeatedly misled by parade committee officials that a pro-life group would be allowed to march, along with a pro-gay contingent, as part of an alleged rules change agreement. “My reasons for withdrawing from the parade have nothing to do with Cardinal Dolan or with gays,” said Donohue in a Sept. 11 statement. “It has to do with being betrayed by the parade committee. They not only told me one thing,

   

 



 
Third Time’s the Charm
Politico, by Robert C. O´Brien & Hugh Hewitt    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:04:52 PM     Post Reply
In early June 1964, a group of Republican governors sought to wrestle control of their party from Barry Goldwater, the Arizona conservative who was about to lead the GOP to one of the most crushing defeats in its history. The governors saw a disaster in the making, and sought a moderate candidate who could capture the imaginations of grassroots Republicans—but also beat President Lyndon Johnson in the general election. Led by Ohio’s James Rhodes—the Republican Governors Association was meeting in Cleveland, and Rhodes was a legendary vote counter—the group included Pennsylvania’s William Scranton and later New York’s Nelson Rockefeller. When

´Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?´
Hits Theatres This Weekend
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 8:51:07 PM     Post Reply
For those of you waiting for the final chapter of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy, the wait ends today, Friday, when "Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?" lands in 254 theatres this weekend. You can use this site to find a theatre close to you. Naturally, if the film does well, it should expand in the coming weeks. Here´s the official trailer: Box Office Mojo expects Shrugged fans to bring in a cool $1 million this weekend, which lines up with the openings of the previous chapters. Part 1 (2011) opened to 1.69 million. Part two (2012) bested that with $1.75

Obama Rejected "Best Military Advice"
Real Clear Defense, by Dustin Walker    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 8:34:43 PM     Post Reply
As he laid out his strategy to combat the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria, President Obama rejected the “best military advice” of his top military commander in the Middle East. Quoting two U.S. military officials, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), said “that his best military advice was to send a modest contingent of American troops, principally Special Operations forces, to advise and assist Iraqi army units in fighting the militants.” Austin’s recommendation was taken to the White House by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Lois Lerner breaks silence
58 replie(s)
Politico, by Rachel Bade    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/22/2014 5:41:22 AM     Post Reply
Employers won’t hire her. She’s been berated with epithets like “dirty Jew.” Federal agents have guarded her house because of death threats. And she’s spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending herself against accusations she orchestrated a coverup in a scandal that has come to represent everything Americans hate about the IRS. Lois Lerner is toxic — and she knows it. But she refuses to recede into anonymity or beg for forgiveness for her role in the IRS tea party-targeting scandal. “I didn’t do anything wrong,” Lerner said in her first press interview since the scandal broke 16 months ago. “I’m

´My kids´ defense of my family makes
my heart soar´: Sarah Palin finally speaks
out about Alaska brawl and proudly
defends ´straight-shooter´ Bristol accused
of punching a man in the face

40 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Ashley Collman & Mia De Graaf    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/21/2014 12:04:21 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin has come out in defense of her daughter Bristol who allegedly punched a man in the face during a family brawl. The former Vice President candidate hailed her child as a ´straight shooter´ in a Facebook which appears to be her first veiled reference to the fight two weekends ago. The 23-year-old is said to have repeatedly hit the owner of a home in Anchorage, Alaska, during an outburst in which her brother Track broke four ribs and her father Todd was left with a bloody nose. (Tweet) It came after Willow Palin´s ex-boyfriend allegedly engage in some

The Crumbling Climate-Change Consensus
36 replie(s)
National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/22/2014 5:39:38 AM     Post Reply
The United Nations Climate Summit will begin in New York this Tuesday, but environmental activists didn’t wait. All day Sunday, they filled the streets of Manhattan for a march that featured Al Gore, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, and various Hollywood actors. But they certainly didn’t act like a movement that was winning. There was a tone of fatalism in the comments of many with whom I spoke; they despair that the kind of radical change they advocate probably won’t result from the normal democratic process. It’s no surprise then that the rhetoric of climate-change activists has become increasingly

Afghan soldiers missing
from Joint Base Cape Cod

36 replie(s)
Cape Cod Times [MA], by George Brennan    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 9/22/2014 6:22:41 AM     Post Reply
Camp Edwards - Police and military officials are searching for three officers from the Afghanistan National Army who were engaged in a training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod. Massachusetts National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. James Sahady said the three men were reported missing on Saturday night after travelling into Hyannis that day. “They didn´t report back (to the base),” Sahady said. “There is no indication they pose a threat to the public.” Police and base officials are cooperating in the search for the three men, identified as Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar.

Robert F Kennedy Jr loses his cool
and grabs mic from reporter pushing
him about his own carbon footprint

35 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Mia De Graaf    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 9/22/2014 2:21:31 PM     Post Reply
He was a leading figure in one of the biggest climate change marches to date. But it seems Robert F Kennedy Jr was not so forthcoming when it came to questions about his own carbon footprint. Confronted by a reporter asking if he would give up his phone and car, the environmental lawyer became visibly irate before grabbing the microphone and accusing her of ´destroying democracy´ as a member of the press. The interview in New York yesterday afternoon started with a conversation about the number of flyers produced for the event, which Kennedy Jr claimed was necessary to garner ´people power´.

The Hillary Letters
32 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Alana Goodman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/22/2014 3:29:20 AM     Post Reply
Note: Read the Hillary Clinton-Saul Alinsky Letters here. Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development. Clinton met with Alinsky several times in 1968 while writing a Wellesley college thesis about his theory of community organizing. Clinton’s relationship with Alinsky, and her support for his philosophy, continued for several years after she entered Yale law school in 1969, two letters obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show. The letters obtained by the Free Beacon are part

Democrats Are Poised To Hold The
Senate, And It´s Conservative´s Fault

31 replie(s)
Townhall, by Derek Hunter    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/21/2014 12:25:17 PM     Post Reply
I know a lot of people are giddy at the prospect of Republicans taking the Senate this November, but that’s becoming less and less likely. It’s not because Democrats are rallying around a particular mission or set of candidates; it’s because Republicans and conservatives aren’t. It seems like I’m always writing on issues no one wants to hear are mistakes, such as messaging or social issues. But I don’t care. These things have to be said. If these columns are received like a gaseous cousin on a long car trip through the desert, so be it. Crack a window… If things continue on their current course, the GOP will not retake the Senate.

Four teachings from Jesus
that everybody gets wrong

30 replie(s)
CNN, by Amy-Jill Levine    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/21/2014 3:52:29 PM     Post Reply
It was once said, “religion is designed to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable.” Jesus’ parables – short stories with moral lessons – were likewise designed to afflict, to draw us in but leave us uncomfortable. These teachings can be read as being about divine love and salvation, sure. But, their first listeners – first century Jews in Galilee and Judea – heard much more challenging messages. Only when we hear the parables as Jesus’ own audience did can we fully experience their power and find ourselves surprised and challenged today. Here are four examples of Jesus’ teachings that everybody gets wrong: 1.

Lois Lerner Compares
Herself To Jeffrey Dahmer

27 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: Hybernicus- 9/22/2014 8:00:26 PM     Post Reply
Lois Lerner says she is no Jeffrey Dahmer. The former Internal Revenue Service official referenced the infamous cannibalistic serial killer as she broke her silence for the first time about last year’s IRS scandal. Lerner told the website Politico that she has been the recipient of threats and hate mail, describing how one person called her “the worst person ever in the United States.” “I just thought, ‘Boy, worse than Jeffrey Dahmer?’” Lerner quipped. Lerner, who led the tax-exempt division of the IRS, was forced out of the agency after she found herself at the center of the scandal over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups

Something is terribly wrong
with the Secret Service

27 replie(s)
Washington Examiner [DC], by Byron York    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/23/2014 5:22:46 AM     Post Reply
President Obama is supporting the Secret Service in the wake of a deeply troubling incident in which a disturbed man jumped the White House fence, sprinted across the North Lawn, and actually entered the White House Friday evening. The man, 42 year-old Omar Gonzalez, had a folding knife in his pocket and had left 800 rounds of ammunition in his car not far from the White House. Gonzalez had also drawn the attention of authorities at least twice a few weeks ago — once in Virginia, when he was found with a sniper rifle, a sawed-off shotgun, and a map with

The 15 Most Shocking Statements in
ObamaCare Architect´s ´Die at 75´ Article

27 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/23/2014 6:52:18 AM     Post Reply
Last week, esteemed doctor and one of our ObamaCare Architect Overlords penned a column for the Atlantic that should win a Pulitzer Prize for passive-aggressive shaming. Although Emanuel claims that *he* doesn´t want to live past the age of 75, the article itself could have been a listicle titled, "Top 15 Reasons No One Over 75 Should Receive Healthcare." Emanuel even includes a monstrous but brightly colored graph that is meant to tell anyone over 75 that their "last contribution" to society likely occurred more than a decade ago. Good God. The phrase "the banality of evil" gets bandied about a

Rick Perry Defends In-State Tuition for
Illegals, Despite Tough Border Talk

25 replie(s)
Breitbart Texas, by Sarah Rumph    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/22/2014 9:19:05 AM     Post Reply
AUSTIN, Texas -- At an event today at the University of Texas Austin campus, Texas Governor Rick Perry reaffirmed his support of allowing illegal immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, while U.S. citizens from other states continue to pay higher out-of-state tuition rates. Perry made his remarks in a "One-on-One Conversation" with Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith at the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual event organized by the online media outlet. Breitbart Texas made several queries to Governor Perry´s press office for comment, but as of press time,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 799650





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS