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TAMPA — Hollywood heavyweight Clint Eastwood made a scheduled appearance on the GOP convention stage before a welcoming audience Thursday night ahead of Mitt Romney‘s acceptance speech for his party’s presidential nomination.

“I think it may be time for somebody else to come along and solve the problem,” said Eastwood, 82, who already endorsed Romney this month at a campaign fundraiser in Idaho. “When someone does not do the job, you have got to let them go.”
Eastwood remarks were rambling at times and critical of President Obama and Vice President Biden, whom he described as “a kind of grin with a body behind it.”

As Eastwood went on, Hollywood quickly took to Twitter to express their outrage and talk about how puzzled they were by the Dirty Harry star’s actions. “Clint Eastwood is CRAY,” comic Roseanne Barr — herself running for president on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket — tweeted Thursday.

“Clint Eastwood has gone f—in’ nutterbutters yo,” The Voice‘s Adam Levine concurred. “Clint Eastwood was talking to an empty chair at the RNC,” Olivia Munn tweeted to her 300,000-plus followers. “No, that’s not the set up to a joke. It’s not even a joke.”

Added comedian Patton Oswalt via Twitter: “I love you, Clint. I always will. But you changed the theme of the RNC from ‘WE BUILT THIS’ to ‘I CAN’T WATCH THIS.'”

Said Chris Rock: “Clint Eastwood on the phone with Obama now: ‘It all went according to plan, sir.’ #RNC #GOP2012”

As Twitter was ablaze with commentary about Eastwood’s speech, the real Obama himself chimed in with a succinct response: “This seat’s taken,” read a message from the President’s account, along with an image of the Commander in Chief sitting in a chair clearly designated for “The President.”

Well, we knew this day would come.  Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s first interviews with 60 minutes.  Like fingernails on a chalkboard.

 Mitt Romney has lied his way through the Presidential campaign – and he just can’t seem to stop. What’s he accused of lying about now – and can this modern day Pinocchio really be America‘s next President? As financial documents filed in 2003 – and obtained by the Boston Globe – show – Romney still owned 100% of Bain Capital as recently as 2002 – and even earned at least $100,000 as an executive at Bain in 2002 – three year after Romney claims he had left the business. So now we can add lying about his tenure at Bain to the long list of other Romney lies, just as voters are demanding the truth about Romney’s several offshore bank accounts and how he’s using them to avoid paying taxes.

In his speech to the NRA Mitt Romney continues to distort reality. Check it out in our latest installment of “Mitt Romney versus Reality.”

Republicans always want to paint executives and the wealthy as victims of class warfare in the media. They tell us how these employers have been gracious enough to give us jobs, and that should be enough for us to love them. But behind closed doors, these executives are doing everything possible to squeeze every last drop of productivity from their workers, while slashing benefits and pay. That’s the dirty little secret that Republicans don’t want you to know about, and Sam Seder recently spoke with Daily Kos Labor Editor Laura Clawson about how the super rich are playing mister nice guy to the public, while extracting everything possible from their workers in private.

 

Former Senator Arlen Specter denies promising Rick Santorum conservatives on the Supreme Court.

It seems that everyone’s crazy Uncle (Ron Paul) is giving the GOP establishment shits and fits.  No one within the party wants him to succeed, but they don’t know what to do with him either.  After approximately 20 GOP debates only the strong are left standing. Ron Paul is among the GOP presidential hopefuls that are still striving to get to the White House. On Tuesday Floridians will cast their votes in Florida’s primaries and although Mitt Romney is the GOP favorite, Ron Paul has an intimidating support base and poses a real threat to the Republican establishment, according to some. A petition has started an attempt to make remove Paul from the race.

Fox News hosts and contributors including Gretchen Carlson, Laura Ingraham and Eric Bolling don’t want viewers to care about 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s tax returns.

So much for Republican Family values.  It seems that some of the most sexually uptight members of the GOP usually end up having a super freaky closet life, that would embarass Hugh Hefner and Larry Flynt.   The “Do as I Say , Not as I Do” concept of living is ripe within Conservative circles,  and there has been no shortage of scandal in the 2012 GOP  election season. There’s been Herman Cain, the serial adulterer, and his BFF and protege’ Newt Gingrich, the “serial husband/adulterer”, and now, just as Newt Gingrich has retaken the lead in the South Carolina primary poll from Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, yet another bombshell regarding Gingrich has hit regarding his lurid past.  Marianna Gingrich, Newts 2nd Wife, has spilled the beans on the activities between Her, Newt and Calista.  Looks like Newt and his best friend Herman Cain have far more in common that we ever thought….. I wonder if they ever partied together?

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