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Suicide bomb blast hits hotel in Somalia, two MPs believed dead
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Home Front: Politix
Why does President Obama take so much credit for killing Bin Laden?
Done by Veterans for a Strong America -- let the Swiftboating begin....


Posted by: Beavis || 05/02/2012 09:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well, with a record of complete failure you trumpet the only successful part all you can.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/02/2012 13:32 Comments || Top||

#2  A blinding flash of the obvious, but it really is a pivotal point in American history. If the GOP cannot pull this one out, we may be doomed to a one party system. Of course that is Obama's goal.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/02/2012 13:43 Comments || Top||

#3  I call this the Obama shell game. You think you follow the shell movement but he has distracted you when you make your choice. Everything other than solutions will be offered. Bait and switch. Judge him for what he delivers not by what he says. Modern day con-artist. His devoted loyal base are the ones who will suffer the most.
Posted by: Dale || 05/02/2012 15:22 Comments || Top||

#4  Just check to see if his lips are moving to determine whether he is telling the truth--and then disregard the message or take it with a heavy dose of salts.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/02/2012 15:42 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Le Pen wounds Sarkozy, refuses to endorse
PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivered a further blow on Tuesday to President Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of re-election by refusing to endorse him and telling her six million supporters to make their own choice at Sunday's ballot.

Sarkozy, who faces off against Socialist Francois Hollande on May 6, needs many of the 17.9 percent of voters who chose National Front leader Le Pen last week to switch to backing him in the runoff if he is to overcome first-round winner Hollande.

But Le Pen, who came third on April 22 with a score that eclipsed her father's record at the head of the populist protest movement, told a rally in Paris on Tuesday that she personally would spoil her ballot paper in the second round by choosing to vote for neither of the two remaining contenders.

"I will not grant my trust, or a mandate, to these two candidates," she told supporters at an annual commemoration of Joan of Arc, the national saint her group favors to the May Day celebrations held by international labor and leftist parties.

"On Sunday, I will cast a blank ballot." Le Pen did not further twist the knife for the conservative incumbent by urging her 6.4 million voters to do likewise. But in leaving them to make their own minds up she left it unclear how many will stay at home or even vote for Hollande, who is running a six- to 10-percentage point lead in opinion polls.

"I have made my choice," she said. "Each of you will make yours." Analysts had calculated that Sarkozy might need as many as 80 percent of Le Pen's first-round voters if he were to win. But polls indicate only about half of them intend to.

With a parliamentary election to come in June, National Front leaders believe they can break through and win seats in the legislature, especially if a heavy defeat for Sarkozy plunges his center-right UMP party into deeper disarray.

Being punished for economic gloom, rife unemployment and a widespread dislike of his presidential manner, Sarkozy is the most unpopular sitting president to run for re-election and the first in the 54 years of the current electoral system to lose a first-round vote to a challenger.

Hollande, a mild-mannered center-leftist running on a tax-and-spend platform, would be the first left-wing president in 17 years to lead the euro zone's second biggest economy.
Posted by: Steve White || 05/02/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  >Le Pen wounds Sarkozy, refuses to endorse

MSM squeeze in progress. If she had aligned, headlines would be "Sarkozy harmed by far right alliance".
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/02/2012 7:28 Comments || Top||

#2  she's not thinking about this election but the next...after a few years of socialism.
Posted by: Craviger Untervehr7395 || 05/02/2012 13:57 Comments || Top||

#3  Dual Canadian Citizens Support Obama In USA , Elections !
Posted by: Vernal Chaviter3930 || 05/02/2012 17:22 Comments || Top||

#4  Dual Bi-polar Canadian Citizens Support Obama In USA , Elections !

FIFY.
Posted by: Gabby Cussworth || 05/02/2012 19:32 Comments || Top||

#5  The bottom line is that if the French elect the socialist, they are stupid beyond belief. It is the socialists who caused all of this mess, returning them to power will likely mean the end of the Euro and be terrible for France.
Posted by: crosspatch || 05/02/2012 20:12 Comments || Top||

#6  What's the downside, cross?

Their country, their stupidity call.
Posted by: Barbara || 05/02/2012 22:23 Comments || Top||



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Wed 2012-05-02
  Suicide bomb blast hits hotel in Somalia, two MPs believed dead
Tue 2012-05-01
  'Egyptians thwart Iranian plot to kill Saudi envoy'
Mon 2012-04-30
  US drone 'kills three militants' in Miramshah
Sun 2012-04-29
  Syria Troops Kill 10 Rebels in Damascus Region
Sat 2012-04-28
   21 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Clashes
Fri 2012-04-27
  Separate bomb blasts rock Nigeria's newspapers, at least six killed
Thu 2012-04-26
  Libya bans religious, tribal or ethnic parties
Wed 2012-04-25
  Sacked Yemen Air Force Commander Quits Post
Tue 2012-04-24
  India orders deportation of 10 French nationals over Maoist links
Mon 2012-04-23
  Kazakh court sends 47 men to prison for terrorism
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  Sudan Rebels Kill 79 Troops, Militia in Blue Nile
Fri 2012-04-20
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