Obama Tried To Stall Iraq Withdrawal
Amei Taheri reports that even while Obama called for a speedy withdrawal from Iraq on the campaign trail, The Democrats’ standard bearer privately tried to delay an agreement on a draw-down of U.S. forces from Iraq: According to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Obama made his demand for delay a key theme of his discussions with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad in July. "He asked why | Read More »
Palin: More Than Just Words – Reform And Change We Can Really Believe In
Over the last few days, the Obama campaign has engaged in some of its more audacious Machiavellian political maneuvers to attack Governor Sarah Palin for killing a controversial earmark – the “Bridge to Nowhere.” Audacious is an apt term to describe Obama’s distortion’s of Governor Palin’s record, especially in light of Obama’s record of requesting nearly $1 billion in earmarks during his extremely brief Senate | Read More »
Obama: ‘McCain Has Not Talked About My Muslim Faith’
UPDATE: Moe has debunked this post see “The Obama Muslim video, revisited.” This is not exactly what I had in mind when I said Obama should address his Muslim issue head on: John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith. I’m sure before long we will hear that this clip is taken out of context, that Obama misspoke, and Obama will explain what he | Read More »
Democrats Have No Use For The Flag
A worker at Denver’s Invesco Field saved thousands of unused flags from the Democratic National Convention that were headed for the garbage. Even though The Democrats had no use for the flags, the Republicans did. The Democrats’ discarded flags were used at a McCain/Palin event in Colorado Springs. You would think that when your standard bearer has a record of disrespecting the flag, and even | Read More »
Governor Palin As Commander In Chief Of Alaskan National Guard
Some in the elite media have belittled Governor Palin’s role as commander in chief of the Alaskan National Guard. Greta Van Susteren went and got the facts about Governor Palin’s performance as head of Alaska’s National Guard from Major General Craig E. Campbell. Watch the interview: That interview was more than enough to convince Jennifer Rubin that Governor Palin’s role as commander of the Alaskan | Read More »
In today’s Best of the Web, they run the actuarial numbers and conclude: Let’s take the average of the two figures and say that McCain has a 14.65% likelihood of dying before Inauguration Day 2013, while Obama’s likelihood is 1.465%. For the sake of argument, assume further that Joe Biden and John McCain are equally qualified to be president, and Sarah Palin is as unqualified | Read More »
51% Say Reporters Are Trying To Hurt Palin
Rasmussen reports polling shows that, by a ten-to-one margin, voters believe reporters are trying to hurt Palin’s campaign rather than help.. More here.
Demonstrators Block Access To RNC
Demonstrators made it it difficult to get to the Republican Convention Monday. Freeway off ramps were temporarily blocked by human barricades. The anarchists chained themselves together with handcuffs covered with tubes then sat down on the ramps. A couple of weeks ago I asked asked whether the police are ready for anarchy during the RNC. After watching the police respond Monday, I can answer. Yes | Read More »
RNC – Fired Up Over Governor Palin
As Erick has noted, Josh Green says the Republican National Convention delegates are not enthusiastic about Governor Palin as McCain’s running mate. That is nothing like the reaction I’ve experienced here at the RNC. Everyone I have spoken with about Palin here is unhesitatingly enthusiastic and fired up about Palin. No negative, all very positive.
After arriving in Minneapolis – Saint Paul I found fellow RedStaters, absentee and Adam C. absentee and I headed over to the Minneapolis Convention Center to get credentials. Before getting credentials absentee and I ran into an “interesting” parade/demonstration. After enjoying the entertainment value provided by these folks, we got our credentials, and it was off to the reception/screening of An American Carol, where we | Read More »
Ex-Dem Chair Apologizes for Inappropriate RNC Hurricane Remark
Don Fowler, the callous former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, apologized on Sunday for laughing at the fact that Hurricane Gustav might hit the New Orleans area at the same time President Bush was scheduled to address the Republican National Convention: “If this offended anybody, I personally apologize,” Fowler told ABC News. “It was a mistake, and it was a satirical statement made in | Read More »
Palin Makes Good First Impression
Sarah Palin made a good first impression. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds 53% now have a favorable opinion of Palin: Palin earns positive reviews from 78% of Republicans, 26% of Democrats and 63% of unaffiliated voters. [. . ] By way of comparison, on the day he was selected as Barack Obama’s running mate, Delaware Senator Joseph Biden was viewed favorably by 43% of | Read More »
More Dems Question Obama’s Readiness
Senator McCain’s presidential campaign released a web video, entitled “Remote Control.” The video features more Democrats, questioning Obama’s ability to lead. Simply devastating.
New Ad Tries To Distance Obama From American Terrorist Bill Ayers
Last Week, the American Issues Project announced a new television advertising campaign examining the relationship between Obama and the unrepentant 1960′s domestic terrorist, William Ayers, the former leader of an American terrorist group known as Weather Underground. The ad — entitled “Know Enough?” asks a pointed question: “Beyond the speeches, how much do you really know about Barack Obama?” The ad must be hurting the | Read More »
Biden – Plagiarism And Prevarication You Can Believe In
I’ve never had much use for Joe Biden. I simply can’t get past Biden’s plagiarism and Biden’s portrayal of his academic record which you can see in the following video: Four of the boasts Biden made about his academic record are false: Full Academic Scholarship – Biden actually received a partial scholarship from the university based on financial need. Top Half of His Class – | Read More »
Germany Now Supports Georgia NATO Membership
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday reversed course and said Georgia would join NATO: “Georgia will become a member of NATO if it wants to — and it does want to,” she told reporters before talks with Saakashvili in Tbilisi. Merkel is a day late and at least a dollar short. The United States strongly supports Georgia joining NATO, but misgivings from France and Germany | Read More »
Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf announced he would resign Monday. Maybe now the government of Pakistan can focus on confronting the Islamic insurgency in Pakistan’s tribal areas.
Obama Says McCain Camp Paints Obama As The Anti-Christ
Immediately after Obama’s appearance with the reverend Rick Warren, the Democrats’ presumptuous nominee was interviewed by CBN News Senior National Correspondent, David Brody. Among other things Brody asked Obama whether the McCain campaign is purposely using imaginary to scare people about him being the anti-Christ. Obama answered yes. You can watch and read a partial transcript of the interview here. I’m sick and tired of | Read More »
Ruffini Predicts: Hillary for VP?
Patrick Ruffini thinks Obama’s VP vetting is nothing more than a head fake and predicts the Democrats’ presumptuous nominee will choose Hillary as his running mate.
Dem Chairman Dean Continues Playing Obama Camp’s Race Cards
The Boston Globe reports that on NPR today the national chairman of the Democrats’ called the Republican Party the “white” party: “If you look at folks of color, even women, they’re more successful in the Democratic Party than they are in the white, uh, excuse me, in the Republican Party,” Dean said at one point. You can listen the Democrats’ chairman continue to play Obama’s | Read More »