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01
Apr
13

Chat away…….

THE MOST AMAZING VIDEO OF PRESIDENT OBAMA I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!

HE IS IN THE NEW STAR WARS MOVIE!!!!

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A Gift from LovelyPlains….

After viewing the movie trailer here is an explainer http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080817213000AA4Gtkg

22
Sep
11

flip-flop mitt, part 27,263

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05
Jul
11

‘romney flubs foreign policy again’

Steve Benen: When it comes to policy, I think Mitt Romney’s biggest problem is his atrocious record on jobs. But a close second are his bizarre struggles with foreign policy.

Take this one from earlier today: “Mitt Romney talked this morning at a Town Hall in Wolfesboro, N.H. about the U.S. military action in Libya…. It’s not clear what the questioner asked, but Romney clearly refers to congressional approval of the U.S. action in Libya, which did not happen.”

Now, the fact that Romney is confused about congressional approval of the mission in Libya isn’t, by itself, a big deal. The former governor probably just got confused …. The larger problem, though, is that these foreign policy errors keep happening.

Romney recently described current conditions as “peacetime,” despite the wars. Last year, Romney tried to trash the New START nuclear treaty in an op-ed, prompting Fred Kaplan to respond, “In 35 years of following debates over nuclear arms control, I have never seen anything quite as shabby, misleading and — let’s not mince words — thoroughly ignorant as Mitt Romney’s attack on the New START treaty.”

…. In all likelihood, the economy will dominate the 2012 election, and Romney can largely get away with foreign policy and national security ignorance, since voters’ attention will be elsewhere. But for those who care about the issue, it’s discouraging that Romney has been running for president pretty much non-stop for more than four years, and he still can’t keep these details straight.

More here

15
Jun
11

ugh

The Union Leader: Mitt Romney did a good job at Monday night’s Republican presidential debate. But not that good.

…Romney apparently let his good night go to his head. Like a smart candidate, he stayed in New Hampshire and did some retail campaigning on Tuesday. In the morning he stopped at Benson Lumber and Hardware in Derry. There, he chatted with Brad Benson, owner of the company. According to CNN, Romney had this to say to Benson:

“I will probably be back in four years. Only this time it will be a larger group and I will probably have Secret Service.”

Governor, you won a debate, not an election…..

Full editorial here

14
Jun
11

‘a day of awkwardness with mitt romney’

Dana Milbank (Washington Post): Mitt Romney had just finished working the room at Blake’s Creamery when he paused for a photo with the restaurant’s owner and decided to tell her a joke.

“I saw the young man over there with eggs Benedict, with hollandaise sauce,” he said. “And I was going to suggest to you that you serve your eggs with hollandaise sauce in hubcaps. Because there’s no place like chrome for the holidays.” The proprietor laughed weakly…. The hubcap joke must have killed in Michigan in the 1950s, when Romney was a boy. What’s odd is that he’s still making such jokes….

In formal settings Romney is confident and competent. But in casual moments … his weirdness comes through – equal parts Leave-It-to-Beaver corniness and social awkwardness …. He greets a man perusing shelves of a hardware store: “Shopping here today?”

…He talks about the weak economy with the proprietors of a feed shop, then abruptly pivots: “Okay, so what do you do about mosquito control? … This has been a mosquito-infested year with all the moisture. They flew away with my dog.”

….Posing for a photo with his arms around the waitresses, he suddenly jumps forward, pretending somebody pinched his bottom. “Oh my goodness gracious!” he exclaims, then, “Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha.” He later says the gag is “kind of fun to do.”

…. To two older women who just came from the gym: “Are your knees, hips doing okay?” To an old married couple: “You know each other?” Romney seemed to be auditing one man: “What’s happened to your financials the last couple of years?”

He departed Blake’s with a final plea for support in the New Hampshire primary, scheduled for Feb. 14. “Get out and vote,” he encouraged the diners. “It’s a while, though, I think. What is it, November? … It’s not November. It’s January. It’s February!”….

Full article here

13
Jun
11

mitt’s a foreign policy expert, you know

You had to love the army guy’s expression when Mittens pledged to hand Afghanistan “over to the Taliban military”

🙄

06
Jun
11

run paul, run!

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04
Jun
11

night everyone

A heartfelt apology to anyone who lost their lunch after viewing today’s picture (here) of Newt on vacation:

I promise, you will never see that picture here again – ie this one:

You won’t see this one here either – largely because it shows the President has a lot of work to do to match Newt’s physique:

See you tomorrow 😉

03
Jun
11

professional left embarrasses itself ….. again

President Obama signs the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010, Dec. 22, 2010

There was mass ‘Obama-bashing’ hysteria on a number of professional left-infested sites today after the news that the secretary of the Air Force had approved a discharge under the military’s ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on April 29 of this year. “The discharge, according to a Pentagon spokeswoman, is the only such discharge since the Pentagon last October directed that DADT discharges would require the approval of the service branch secretary.”

So, we got ‘Obama is a homophobe!’ all over again.

But?

Stripes.com: “….service officials emphasized the move came at the request of the airman, who requested to be released from military service despite the imminent repeal of the law banning openly gay troops … the individual was informed of the current status of the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ and he reaffirmed that he desired his separation action be expeditiously processed.”

….In a statement, Alexander Nicholson, executive director of the gay rights group Servicemembers United, said the incident “appears to be a classic case of someone simply trying to use ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ … to get out of his service obligation.”

…Pentagon officials confirmed that since those rules went into effect on Oct. 21, this airman is the only person dismissed from the military because of sexual orientation.

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Steve Benen: By all appearances, this airman, for whatever reason, simply wanted out of the military. He was offered a chance to keep serving, and asked to be removed anyway. Indeed, since October, this one individual is literally the only person to have been dismissed from the military because of sexual orientation.

Clearly, the sooner the DADT policy is brought to an official end, the better. But to characterize this incident as a betrayal from the administration appears to be an unfair criticism.

ABC: Under the repeal law signed into law last December, DADT won’t be repealed until 60 days after Defense Secretary Gates, Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen and President Obama certify that the readiness of the force has not been affected. To that end, all of the services are in the midst of training their forces for what will change when repeal occurs. Top Pentagon officials have said they expect certification to occur in mid- summer; that will begin the 60 day clock to repeal.

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Did the Professional Left apologize for getting it so embarrassingly wrong? What do you think? 🙄

This was the Choi creature’s last tweet, 10 hours ago …. no correction since. Surprised? Me neither.

01
Jun
11

statute of limitations




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