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(Video) Senator Rubio makes a fool out Senator Harkin over Cuba

Posted by: Phineas on February 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is truly a popcorn-worthy use of your time, my friends. Background: Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), one of the leading progressives in the Senate, took a trip to Cuba recently. Perfectly legal, members of Congress can go on such fact-finding missions when they wish. The senator must have visited an alternate-Earth Cuba, […]

 

Suicide-bombing instructor blows up his own class

Posted by: Phineas on February 10, 2014 at 2:47 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas As you can imagine, I’m shedding rivers of tears over this news. Tears of laughter: A group of Sunni militants attending a suicide bombing training class at a camp north of Baghdad were killed on Monday when their commander unwittingly conducted a demonstration with a belt that was packed with explosives, army […]

 

Alabama Chick-fil-A location hands out free sandwiches to stuck motorists

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2014 at 1:33 pm » 2 Comments

Fox News Radio host Todd Starnes files this report about a Chick-fil-A in Alabama that decided to brave hazardous conditions to help out motorists stuck on the highway during yesterday’s snowstorm by giving them free chicken sandwiches: Icy interstates and highways soon became clogged with cars and trucks. Thousands of motorists soon found themselves stranded […]

 

Happy 69th anniversary, George HW and Barbara Bush

Posted by: ST on January 7, 2014 at 11:23 am » Comments Off

Fox News reports that Monday marked the 69th anniversary for the couple, the longest marriage for a Presidential couple in history: he longest-running presidential love story just celebrated another anniversary. President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush marked their 69th wedding anniversary Monday, extending the couple’s record for the longest presidential marriage in the nation’s […]

 

Perspective: Building the #Obamacare web site vs winning WWII

Posted by: Phineas on November 9, 2013 at 3:08 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via Twitchy, FOX’s Bret Baier read an email from a viewer on his show and then posted it to his web site. Obama and his fans liked to compare him to FDR. I wonder how they’ll like it now: “Putting things in perspective: March 21st 2010 to October 1 2013 is 3 […]

 

Wishing the Rev. Billy Graham a very happy, blessed 95th birthday

Posted by: ST on November 7, 2013 at 10:32 am » 7 Comments

North Carolina’s favorite son and world-renowned man of faith Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 today: His eyes are clouded, his voice grainy and his famous wavy hair has turned snow-white. But age has not robbed Billy Graham of his power – softer now – to preach the Gospel. As the Charlotte-born evangelist turns 95 Thursday, […]

 

You can’t kill a Gurkha. You can only make him mad, which is a bad idea.

Posted by: Phineas on October 5, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas (Image via Wikipedia) You’d think the Taliban would have learned from their last encounter with Her Majesty’s Nepalese soldiers, but, no, there’s always someone who thinks “this time, it will be different.” And that, my friends, is the definition of madness: Acting L/Cpl [Tuljung] Gurung, who serves with the Royal Gurkha Rifles, was […]

 

WWII veterans push through #HarryReidsShutdown barricade to visit WWII memorial

Posted by: ST on October 1, 2013 at 6:17 pm » 3 Comments

Probably one of the most awesome stories you’ll read … EVER.  First heard about it on Leo Shane III’s Twitter feed. Here’s his full story – via Stars and Stripes: WASHINGTON — Wheelchair-bound elderly veterans pushed aside barricades to tour the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning, in defiance of the government shutdown which closed […]

 

In which Ted Cruz grinds Dick Durbin under his heel

Posted by: Phineas on September 27, 2013 at 4:04 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas I’ve been critical of the Cruz-Lee strategy to defeat Obamacare, but there’s no denying that Senator Cruz’s 21-hour speech in opposition was, quite simply, marvelous. A tour de force of constitutionalism, wit, grace, and stamina. Like Rand Paul, Cruz is someone I can disagree with, while still greatly admiring him. But somehow […]

 

Daughter of Rep. Jamie @HerreraBeutler may be the first to survive Potter’s Syndrome

Posted by: ST on September 8, 2013 at 9:12 am » 1 Comment

Rep. Herrera-Beutler’s little miracle continues to defy the odds. Via Fox News: Doctors believe baby Abigail Beutler, the daughter of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler and her husband, Dan, may be the first baby ever to survive Potter’s Syndrome, a prenatal condition affecting the development of a baby’s lungs. The Republican congresswoman from Washington was five months […]