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Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 09:28 AM PDT


by rweinst01

I just heard this on the local Denver radio  - The stage at Invesco that is being ripped by the GOP is to recreate the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech on this day 45 years ago.  It is not to make Obama a god, but to honor those who paved the way.  This is the only mention of this and I fervently hope it is true...


trying to find link (was an oldies station)



Some of our marines need some items to help out.  I know this is a long diary.  I got this from a friend today. She tried to give you just a three paragraph summation to read:
My brother and his wife live in Littleton.  Bob signed up with the government to get help paying for him medical school.  In exchange he has to serve in this war.  I don’t think that when he signed up it occurred to him that he would really be in this awful war situation.  
Bob was dropped off with a day bag of medical supplies and left. What I mean by that is that they dropped him off by helicopter but didn’t tell him he wouldn’t be "coming back".  He sleeps on the floor of a dirt hut.  He has not showered or changed his clothing in 6 weeks.  He gets two meals a day.  Since his unit is surrounded by the Taliban no planes or helicopters land where they are.  There are two dead marines outside of his hut.  They can’t get the bodies out because they are surrounded by the Taliban and only get boxes dropped to them.  I can’t believe the government doesn’t even give them basis things like toothpaste, deodorant, bug spray, chap stick.    
Here is where you and I come in.  

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Tue Jan 08, 2008 at 06:55 PM PST

Guess the only true GOP Candidate

by rweinst01

Who below is the only true GOP Candidate

President - GOP Primary
New Hampshire - 135 of 301 Precincts Reporting - 45%
Name Party Votes Vote %
McCain , John GOP 33,893 37%
Romney , Mitt GOP 27,720 30%
Huckabee , Mike GOP 10,662 12%
Giuliani , Rudy GOP 7,927 9%
Paul , Ron GOP 7,260 8%
Total Write-ins GOP 1,637 2%
Thompson , Fred GOP 1,100 1%
Hunter , Duncan GOP 492 1%
Keyes , Alan GOP 76 0%
Marchuk , StephenGOP 51 0%
Shepard , Jack GOP 46 0%
Tancredo , Tom GOP 31 0%
Cox , John GOP 22 0%
Cort , Hugh GOP 19 0%
Howard , Albert GOP 17 0%
O'Connor,Cornelius GOP 16 0%
Supreme , Vermin GOP 16 0%
Gilbert , Daniel GOP 13 0%
Wuensche , Vern GOP 11 0%
Klein , Mark GOP 10 0%
Mitchell , James GOP 10 0%
Fendig , Neal GOP 7 0%


Best name ever for a GOP contender

27%9 votes
30%10 votes
42%14 votes

| 33 votes | Vote | Results

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I get my daily laugh by searching for "conservative" definitions on Conservapedia...I thought the "Sex" definition was #1 by showing how much these people need to get some but now I read the Bill Clinton definition and I have to believe some Kos'er helped with the editing...For this paragraph is in the middle is classic:

Bill Clinton managed to serve two terms without botching the prosecution of two wars, manipulating intelligence, engaging in a systematic program of torture, or mishandling the federal response to flooding of a major American city. Obviously, he is the devil incarnate. Clinton also attempted to use the American military to kill Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda, an action which was properly seen as a mere attempt to distract the nation from the Monica Lewisnky scandal.


Tue Jan 23, 2007 at 09:14 AM PST

Real Family Values-not

by rweinst01

The Colorado Springs Indy is reporting

...Less than a year after the man who murdered her daughter was sent to prison, on Feb. 16, 2000, Focus on the Family fired Roever, citing poor performance.

She had worked there nine years. She says that at the time she was let go, she was processing 28,000 pieces of mail a day at the ministry, a multimedia powerhouse that generates so much mail it has its own ZIP code.

Roever says that she remembers telling her supervisors, 'Guys, I'm going through something here,' but they were telling me I was screwing up.

"They acted like they were doing me a favor," she says of her firing. She received no severance pay, and no unemployment insurance.

Focus on the Family, which reported nearly $138 million in revenues last year, specializes in products designed to advise men, women and children across the globe on all aspects of family life.


UPDATE - ask Tony Snow who minimize this if they would let their kids exchange emails like thiswith an adult 1.  Do you believe sexually explixcit emails between an adult and a minor are appropriate?

2.  If you were made aware of this type of situation, would you act immediately?

3.  If a person in a position of authority was informed of the situation and failed to act, should that person be punished?

4.  Is there any excuse for not acting immediatley?

Thus, you would agree that any person, politician, clerk or whomever, who knew about this should be fired!!

If not, explain why you support this behaviour


Fri Sep 29, 2006 at 08:32 AM PDT

Salazar is Done

by rweinst01

Ken Salazar is the Democrat the media and GOP like to stereotype - no spine and afraid of his shadow...I just got off the phone with Ken Salazar's office - the staffer who answered my call said the staff is just as shocked as everyone else with his vote yesterday on torture/tribunals.  THey have recieved hundreds of calls complaining about it and said they are 100% against the vote, that most said they will not vote for him again and that no one knows why he voted as he did.  Jay Marvin has been promoting a "no more Ken" position and asking for people to run against him...he is done...

Thu Jun 15, 2006 at 10:03 AM PDT


by rweinst01

I just received an unknown number call from someone claiming to represent the "Democrats for the 21st Century" whom he said represents the "Progressive Wing of the Democratic Party."  He talked about how they want to take over the House with progressives and wanted a donation to make it happen.

 Because I am very wary of all the groups wanting money, I asked who was the group affiliated with - his reply was astonishing-he said  "The group was started by former Idaho governer Tom Harkins who died in a plane crash two years ago and Senator Paul Wellman who is leading the fight"

When I told him I thought he had his facts wrong, he hung up immediately.

 I know the "21st Century Democrats" group is legit...this just seemed too far off the mark to be legit - Just a friendly reminder to BE CAREFUL OF WHO YOU DONATE TO!!!


Thu Feb 09, 2006 at 05:36 PM PST

Did Carter order wiretaps???

by rweinst01

Okay, my conservative wife and mother in law SWEAR Jimmy Carter ordered wiretapping - they insist what Bush ordered is the same thing - and that FISA law was in response to Carter, also that Carter wiretapped the King family.  ANYONE KNOW IF THIS IS TRUE OR HAVE INFORMATION?  I figure they got it from their daily dose of Limbaugh and all
In Colorado, we are going to GIVE the Republicans the Governor's seat again.  Shades of the 2000 Presidential election, vote for Nader and allow Bush to win, though Gore represents more of what you believe... worked well.

Bill Ritter - Democrat for Governor - former Denver D.A., well liked, well respected, progressive on all issues but...does not personally believe in abortion.  Has said he will not seek abortion restrictions but would sign a bill if it comes across his desk.

Democrat's up in arms over what to do - try to get another candidate, don't throw support Ritter's way.  Oh no!  Not Pro Choice - who cares about helping the poor, protecting the environment, supporting the people rather than business...even though the GOP Candidates are heartily anti abortion, we can't let a non pro choicer be a Democrat...

Result - Good chance that a GOP ANTI ABORTION candidate will win as the Democrat's eat their own...    

I HOPE I PISS YOU OFF - This is how the Dem's get labeled and framed by the GOP...more below

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Sun Dec 04, 2005 at 07:26 AM PST

Help with Citations

by rweinst01

I know this is lame, but I am preparing a high school debate team for a debate on the connections between Saddam, al Queada and 9/11.

It is a round robin 3 team debate - my team has the position that there is no link between the three.  Another team argues that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and the last team is to argue about al Queda/terrorism and Saddam.

I am asking for help to get information/quotes etc to support our position.  the other team leaders have the habit of always claiming things without cites or proof, so I want my kids to be ready - thanks.

Bill Winters is running against "Bomb the Mosques" Tancredo in Colorado's Congressional District 6.  Bill has a total of ten years of service with the Marine Corps and the Navy and has been very active in Coloado politics. Bill is a very interesting guy with a varied background and cannot be easily labeled.  He provides a good opportunity to get rid of nutbag Tancredo.
Winter for Congress

"When I was 17, and again when I was 24, I swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic. I believe that I'm still bound by that oath, and I believe that our Constitution is under attack now more than any other time in my life. I'm running for Congress to defend the Constitution, to serve my Country, to serve my native state, and to serve the District where I grew up. And I'm running for Congress to give our government back to the people, which is what our Founding Fathers intended in the first place!"

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