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Quote Of The Day – High School Daze Edition

“Twitter has become like high school, where the mean kids say something hurtful to boost their self-esteem and to see if others will laugh and join in.” Matt Lewis, writing in The Week, on why an early adopter now hates Twitter.

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Quote Of The Day – The Families Of Those Killed In Benghazi Might Disagree Edition

“This is a tough time for a lot of people — millions of folks all across the Eastern Seaboard. But America is tougher, and we’re tougher because we pull together. We leave nobody behind. We make sure that we respond as a nation and remind ourselves that whenever an American is in need, all of […]

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Quote Of The Day – The Buck Doesn’t Really Stop Here Edition

“If we find out we that there was a big breakdown, and somebody didn’t do their job, they’ll be held accountable.“ President Obama, speaking to MSNBC’s Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski in New Hampshire, inadvertently gives votes another reason to make him a one term President. It’s time for a SuperPAC to […]

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Quote Of The Day – Old Codgers Say The Darndest Things Edition

“The middle class has been buried for the last four years” Joe Biden, speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina today. The day before the first Presidential debate is not a good day to let Joe out into the wild. Expect to hear about that tomorrow night. Agree with @joebiden, the middle class has been buried the […]

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Quote Of The Day – Extreme Hyperbole Edition

“I just can’t put my arms around it, it’s, to me, it was our 9/11 today. I just saw planes crashing into towers” Penn State graduate Tom Price, speaking to WNEP about the sanctions levied against Penn State on Monday.

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State Department spokeswoman: “We are not always consistent”

From Mondoweiss, a portion of a question and answer session at The State Department on human rights. Matt Lee, AP Reporter: So the next time Human Rights Watch comes out with a report that’s critical of Israel for its treatment of the Palestinians, I’ll assume that you’re going to be saying the same thing, correct; […]

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NOW President: Bishops assault on women’s rights will kill women

And the Bishops are teaming with Republicans to plan these eventual murders: The collusion of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has led to an open declaration of war on the women of this country. The bishops have long sought to enshrine into law those policies of the Catholic […]

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But if you’d rather charge at windmills and celebrate a glorious loss, that’s your affair, I suppose.

Promoted from the comments in DJ’s piece on knowing your audience.  JWH offered up the title line in reference to ideological purity and the debt ceiling.  Now I’m the first to say blow the whole thing up now before it gets any worse.  Lance the boil and let the healing begin. Something I’ve learned in […]

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“As long as this president is in the Oval Office, a real solution is unattainable”

Mitch McConnell, expressing the kind of pessimism many of us in this country are feeling: Mr. McConnell, the Senate’s top Republican, said he had gone into negotiations in good faith over how to formulate a deficit-reduction package to accompany an increase in the statutory borrowing limit. The Treasury has said the limit must be raised […]

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Geithner: Small Business needs to support and sustain Big Government

This ought to qualify as the quote of the week: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday that the Obama administration believes taxes on small…

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"So shallow, so hyperpartisan, and so intellectually dishonest"

The hits on Obama's deficit reduction speech keep on coming… Charles Krauthammer piles on: This country has made a huge mistake by electing this guy and it's becoming now so…

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Meet Adrian Peterson, modern day slave

Meet Adrian Peterson, modern day slave

He’ll make $10.72 million this year as an NFL running back: Vikings running back Adrian Peterson compared NFL owners’ treatment of players to “modern-day slavery,” according to an online interview published…

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Maine Governor LePage is a refreshing guy

He recognizes the NAACP not so much for what they used to represent but what it is they represent today.  God bless the man for his candor:…

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Blame John Lennon not Sarah Palin

Interesting perspective being put forth on the Giffords shooting: "If we feel that civility in public discourse is going to take away mass shootings we are mistaken," said Dr. Michael…

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Sissy Willis has your quote of the day

If this doesn't nail the press' hypocrisy, nothing does: Interesting that the lamestream media, mindlessly mouthing the mantra of Sarah Palin's lack of intellectual curiosity never thought to ask John…

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Defining our entitlement culture in 20 words or less

Philmon points us to Ken Blackwell who sums things up most nicely:”We have become a culture where making money doesn’t entitle you to it, but wanting money does.”Does that not adequately describe…

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Liberty and tyranny

Can you name the guy who penned the following?The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty, and the American people, just now, are much in want…

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BP: "We care about the small people"

BP: "We care about the small people"

"He's frustrated because he cares about the small people, and we care about the small people. I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies or don't…

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Quote Of The Day – Obama's Schadenfreude Edition

"Organized labor just flushed $10 million of their members' money down the toiled on a pointless exercise." An unnamed White House official, on the AFL-CIO, SEIU, AFSCME, and other major…

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Sure Barack… Sure…

"You know, when I woke up this morning and I'm shaving, and Malia knocks on my bathroom door and she peeks in her head and she says, 'did you plug…

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Quote Of The Day – Bust A Cap In Yo Ass Edition

"The person asking the question was missing the point that unrestricted guns are a devastating issue. To illustrate the point, he offered what admittedly could be considered a less than…

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Quote Of The Day – Sinking Ship Edition

"I wore the uniform in Vietnam and many came back to all kinds of disrespect. Whatever we think of war, we owe the men and women of the armed forces…

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Quote Of The Day – Insincere Apology Hall Of Fame Edition

"My job is to find out as much information as possible about a player that I'm considering drafting. Sometimes that leads to asking in-depth questions. Having said that, I talked…

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A Chappaquidick moment…

… for chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chris Van Hollen who said the following about the Massachusetts Senate race:”Why would you hand the keys to the car back…

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Yet another light skinned black

I kid you not:Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he’s “blacker than Barack Obama” and tells Esquire magazine that he was a real person in a political arena dominated by…

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