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  • Santorum Backers Look to Change Texas Primary Rules

    04/05/2012 6:40:06 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 40 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | April 5, 2012 | Jay Root
    Rick Santorum, trying to keep his presidential hopes alive despite increasingly long odds, is looking for the political equivalent of a Hail Mary pass from Texas Republicans. Santorum has noted in recent days that some Texas party activists are waging an uphill battle to change the rules of the May 29 primary so that whoever wins would get all 152 delegates up for grabs in the contest. The activists, led by Santorum supporters, say they have enough support to force an emergency meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee, though major hurdles loom beyond that. The Republican National Committee would...
  • Rubio to Santorum, Gingrich, Paul: 'It's Time Now to Concede'

    04/05/2012 6:38:31 PM PDT · by VinL · 75 replies
    Tonwhall ^ | 4-5-12 | Kate Hicks
    Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney's highest-profile endorsement, has a message for other GOP presidential (less)hopefuls: pack it in, boys. The primary's over. Ouch. As Tina Korbe reported over on Hot Air, the Florida Senator came out strongly for Romney's chances against Barack Obama, illustrating the kind of tenacity desired of a vice presidential nominee. “I actually think we’re going to have a very good nominee. I think Mitt Romney’s going to be the next president of the United States. And by their own admission, the folks running against Mitt Romney have admitted that they cannot win the primary, that the only...
  • U. S. Legislative Immigration Update April 2, 2012

    04/05/2012 6:36:39 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 1 replies
    Obama Administration Expands Backdoor Amnesty | USCIS Proposes Rule to Circumvent Federal Laws on Admission | Court Will Drop DUI Charges for Obama's Illegal Alien Uncle | California Sides with Illegal Aliens before the Supreme Court | Republicans Draft DREAM Act Alternatives in Advance of Elections
  • Coast Guard fires on Japanese ghost ship [not a WW II thread]

    04/05/2012 6:34:25 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 56 replies ^ | 4/5/2012 | unknown
    The U.S. Coast Guard unleashed cannon fire Thursday at a Japanese vessel set adrift by last year's tsunami, stopping the ship's long, lonely voyage across the Pacific Ocean. A Coast Guard cutter fired on the abandoned 164-foot Ryou-Un Maru in the waters of the Gulf of Alaska and more than 150 miles from land, spokesman Paul Webb said. Soon after the cannon fire started, the ship burst into flames, began to take on water and list, Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said. About two hours later, the vessel hadn't sunk and the cutter resumed shelling, Lt. Veronica Colbath said. The...
  • Energy Dept. offers prize to create mobile apps that already exist

    04/05/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Daily Calller ^ | 4/5/12 | Paul Conner
    The Department of Energy announced Thursday a $100,000 prize for software developers to come up with mobile applications to tell consumers how much energy they are using. But there’s already an app for that. A quick scan of the iTunes and Android markets shows nearly two dozen existing applications that accomplish the same purpose — helping users keep track of their energy consumption at home. The uMeter app, for example, allows consumers with Wi-Fi-enabled home energy meters to “manage and optimize their energy consumptions, in order to reduce their expenses and carbon footprint,” according to the description. Similarly, the Home...
  • Europe Is Baffled by the U.S. Supreme Court

    04/05/2012 6:24:07 PM PDT · by TexasNative2000 · 84 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | 4.5.2012 | John Hudson
    Europe is scratching its head over possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down President Obama's signature legislative achievement. As the judiciary and the Obama administration trade legal barbs over the high court's authority, the idea that health care coverage, largely considered a universal right in Europe, could be deemed an affront to liberty is baffling. "The Supreme Court can legitimately return Obamacare?" asks a headline on the French news site 9 POK . The article slowly walks through the legal rationale behind the court's right to wipe away Congress's legislation. "Sans précédent, extraordinaires" reads the article. In the...
  • Justice Dept. responds to judicial query, defends Obama comments on high court

    04/05/2012 6:23:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/05/12 | Sam Baker
    Justice Dept. responds to judicial query, defends Obama comments on high courtBy Sam Baker - 04/05/12 02:43 PM ET Tweet The Justice Department shot back Thursday against a federal court’s suggestion that President Obama doesn’t recognize the role of the judicial branch. Three judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the Justice Department to file a three-page letter outlining its view of the courts’ powers — a response to comments in which Obama said it would be “unprecedented” for the Supreme Court to overturn his healthcare law. Obama’s remarks were “fully consistent” with well-established legal principles, the Justice...
  • In audiotapes, ex-Saints coach Gregg Williams heard urging injuries

    04/05/2012 6:22:18 PM PDT · by South40 · 12 replies
    CBS ^ | 4/5/2012
    (CBS News) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and two other key members of the organization in New York Thursday to hear their appeal on suspensions for their part in "bounty" system. Payton received a one-year ban while former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was suspended indefinitely by the league. CBS News correspondent Armen Keteyian reports that the release of an audio tape leaves little question what Williams had in mind. ((snip)) "We've got to make sure we do everything in the world to make sure we kill Frank Gore's head. We need...
  • The Passover-Easter Sellout (Oliver North)

    04/05/2012 6:16:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 6, 2012 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — Passover and Easter — intrinsically linked in the Jewish and Christian traditions — are being celebrated this weekend. For observant Jews, Passover commemorates the Hebrews' liberation from slavery under Egypt's Pharaoh. For faithful Christians, Easter is a celebration of Jesus' resurrection from the grave and the fulfillment of a new covenant between God and man. Biblical passages in Exodus 12, Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24 and John 20 describe these historical events and the reasons for festivities among people of faith. But this year, these holidays are a time of extraordinary anxiety for Christians and Jews...
  • CLEANED UP VERSION: DEBATE Eric Allen Bell vs Nadir Ahmed - "Is Islam Inherently Violent?"

    04/05/2012 6:12:13 PM PDT · by damonw · 7 replies
    The Religion of Conquest ^ | 4/4/12 | Eric Allen Bell
    "One day, we 'Islamophobes' will be deemed the voice of reason" Eric Allen Bell Eric Allen Bell's story is very interesting. A liberal and one time contributor to the huge liberal website (The Daily Kos) he used to write Pro-Islam articles for the TDK and other liberal sites, that is until he went to the Middle East to do some research for a film. Then he changed his mind about Islam, wrote 3 articles critical of Islam at TDK and was let go and banned from the site. Just months later Eric is here debating an Islamic Scholar (albeit the...
  • Reporter To Carney: Obama "Made A Mistake And You Can't Admit It"

    04/05/2012 6:10:49 PM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 38 replies
    real clear politics ^ | April 5, 2012 | unattributed
    CBS News' Bill Plante to White House press secretary Jay Carney on the matter of President Obama's attack on the Supreme Court: "You're standing up there, twisting yourself in knots because he made a mistake and you can't admit it." Plante repeated himself after Carney accused him of righteous indignation.
  • Favorite "Flower" Song - Tell us your Favorites - Freeper Canteen - 6 April 2012

    04/05/2012 6:02:28 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 245 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!!!!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~Favorite "Flower" Songs~ *Killswitch Engage - Rose Of Sharyn* Now we're broken, here I stand alone Wondering what were the last words I said to you Hoping, praying that I'll find a way to turn back time,can I turn back time What would I give to behold The smile, the face of love You never left me The Rising sun Will always speak your name Now were broken, here I stand alone Wondering what were the last words I said to you It won't be long, we'll meet again What would I give to behold The smile, the face...
  • Savings come slowly for hybrid, electric car owners

    04/05/2012 5:57:20 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 14 replies
    Nashville Business Journal ^ | 3/5/12 | Nevin Batiwalla
    If you're thinking about buying a fuel-efficient hybrid, electric or otherwise eco-friendly vehicle as a way to save money over time, do your homework — or be prepared to wait. Buyers who choose Nissan's all-electric Leaf ($28,421) over its approximate gas-powered equivalent, Nissan's Versa ($18,640), will likely wait nearly 9 years until they break even, according to a new report by The New York Times that examines the cost of fuel efficiency. For drivers of the Chevrolet Volt ($31,767), the wait is even longer— 26.6 years.
  • Cyclist leads police in 60mph chase on motorway

    04/05/2012 5:53:12 PM PDT · by rawhide · 19 replies ^ | 4-5-12 | Emma Reynolds
    This unbelievable video shows a reckless cyclist leading police in a 60mph chase down the motorway. Ignoring the blaring siren and pouring rain, the Czech rider tears down the busy road at great speed, before slipping past a white van.
  • Bitcoin, the financial traders' anarchic new toy

    Unlike conventional fiat money and other digital currencies, Bitcoin runs through a peer-to-peer network, independent of central control. Bitcoins are currently worth $4.88 each on online currency exchanges, where they can be bought and sold for about 15 world currencies.
  • Russian Victor Bout jailed for arms running

    04/05/2012 5:43:59 PM PDT · by mgist · 13 replies
    This courtroom sketch by Shirley Shepard shows Viktor Bout (in white) seated ........ A US judge has sentenced Russian "merchant of death" arms smuggler Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison for conspiring to sell a massive arsenal to anti-American guerrillas in Colombia. . Bout, 45, has been accused of selling arms to despots and insurgency groups embroiled in some of the world's bloodiest conflicts and was the inspiration for the arms smuggler played by Nicolas Cage in "Lord of War" (2005). . US district judge Shira Scheindlin decided to give Bout the minimum required sentence of 25 years on...
  • Super dog! Takes a bullet to save SI rob victim (Pit Bull)

    04/05/2012 5:41:49 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 16 replies
    The New York Post ^ | April 4, 2012 | JAMIE SCHRAM, LIZ SADLER and BILL SANDERSON
    <p>This Staten Island pooch took a bullet to the head to save his owner — and lived to bark about it.</p> <p>Kilo, a 12-year-old pit bull, was shot during a terrifying home invasion robbery attempt as he lunged at a thug posing as a FedEx deliveryman.</p>
  • Queens 'vigilante' busted for beating down fellow tenant

    04/05/2012 5:37:41 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies ^ | April 5, 2012 | KIERAN CROWLEY, FRANK ROSARIO and CHRISTINA CARREGA
    A self-appointed vigilante at a Queens apartment building was arrested after he choked and beat into a concussion a fellow tenant he did not recognize him as a resident, The Post has learned. Yong Hung Wang, 36, of 35-06 Leavett St., in Flushing, mistook victim John Derounian, 37, for a burglar after Derounian returned to their building Wednesday morning to get his front door key and cell phone, which he had left behind. A shaken Derounian, a paralegal, said he repeatedly told his attacker he was a tenant and even opened his mailbox and showed him his mail. But Wang...
  • current tv Olbermann SABOTAGED Us

    04/05/2012 5:37:01 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 33 replies
    tmz ^ | 4/5 | tmz
    Keith Olbermann is a liar, a bully ... and worst of all -- he's just plain MEAN ... this according to Current TV. The network has fired back at the "Countdown" host ... claiming his $70 million lawsuit is "false and malicious." Current also says Olbermann was a crappy employee ... and got the chop due to "serial, material breaches of his contract, including the failure to show up at work, sabotaging the network and attacking Current and its executives." A rep for the network added, "As the old adage says: 'When the law is on your side, you argue...
  • Pope Denounces Dissident Priests [NEXT: Dissident Laity?]

    04/05/2012 5:28:15 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 9 replies
    Wall St. J ^ | April 05,2012
    April 5, 2012 Pope Denounces Dissident Priests VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI denounced priests who have questioned church teaching on celibacy and ordaining women, saying Thursday they were disobeying his authority to try to impose their own ideas on the church. Pope Benedict made the rare and explicit criticism from the altar of St. Peter's Basilica in his homily on Holy Thursday, when priests recall the promises they made when ordained. In 2006, a group of Austrian priests launched the Pfarrer Initiative, or pastor initiative, a call to disobedience aimed at abolishing priestly celibacy and opening up the clergy...
  • Souls & Rivers of Faith (With Ghost EVP's)

    04/05/2012 5:22:47 PM PDT · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski's Youtube Classics ^ | 4-5-2012 | Revski
    This is a classic signature o7jimmy video with scenic views children singing and a few ghost EVP’s (Electronic Voice Phenomenon)!
  • Muslim Brotherhood envoys met with White House officials in DC [DNC has found a religion to promote]

    04/05/2012 5:13:31 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 13 replies ^ | April 5 2012 | Fox News
    White House officials met this week with envoys from the Muslim Brotherhood, in the latest sign that the Islamist group is returning to prominence in post-Mubarak Egypt after years in political exile.
  • NBC Accuses Federal Judge of Bringing Politics Into Courtroom By Questioning Obama

    04/05/2012 5:11:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 5, 2012 | Kyle Drennen
    On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams accused a federal judge of bringing politics into the judicial process simply by ordering the Justice Department to explain controversial comments President Obama made against the Supreme Court: "Politics are ideally supposed to stay out of the nation's courtrooms, but that's not what happened this week in a federal courtroom in Texas." In report that followed, correspondent Pete Williams proclaimed: "The political controversy spilled into a Texas federal court, where the rules are designed to filter out politics, interrupting arguments about a challenge to part of the Obama health care law." Williams...
  • General McClellan and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    04/05/2012 5:10:55 PM PDT · by Upstate NY Guy · 32 replies
    Civil War Daily Gazette ^ | April 5, 2012 | Eric
    April 5, 1862 (Saturday) Yorktown, VA The previous day had been a good one for George Briton McClellan, commander of the Union Army of the Potomac. The Rebels to his front gave up ground quickly as he advanced two columns up the Virginia Peninsula. Though a division had been withheld from him a few days ago, he quickly recovered, taking less than two days to get his entire army of 66,700 on the road. As the dawn drove out the night, he must have felt a renewed optimism. He was certain that Confederate commander General John Magruder had left his...
  • Your "fair share" went for this?

    04/05/2012 5:08:46 PM PDT · by NoNAIS · 5 replies
    Youtube Oversight.House.Gov ^ | 04/05/12 | Oversight.House.Gov
    What your "fair share" went to pay for ($800K). "Obama better prepare, when I'm Commissioner. I'd have a road show like [Acting Regional GSA Administrator for Region Jeffrey] Neely, every time you see me rolling on 20s yeah, in my GOV. Spend BA 61 on all fun. ATF can't touch GS-15 guns! Cause I buy everything your field office can't afford. Every GS-5 would get a top hat award. Donate my vacation, love to the nation, I'll never be under OIG investigation."
  • Miscellany Before the Triduum Commences [Ann Barnhardt on FIRE]

    04/05/2012 5:06:44 PM PDT · by ml/nj · 26 replies ^ | Apr 5, 2012 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. On "Pink Slime". The so-called "Pink Slime" is a product made by putting beef bones through a high-pressure device that removes every tiny little bit of meat off of the bone. It is very efficient. Pink Slime also contains some connective tissue. Everything gets whizzed up and is made into a meat filler product, which apparently is used in some low-end burger chain burgers. I have no problem with "pink slime". It reduces waste and thus lowers the price of beef to the consumer. It doesn't contain eyeballs or lungs or anything like that, so I'm fine with it....
  • Mike Krieger Explains Central Planning for Dummies

    04/05/2012 5:06:15 PM PDT · by Errant · 3 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | April 5, 2012 | Mike Krieger
    For several years now I have been sounding the alarm that if you want to be engaged in the financial markets you need to assume that markets are being managed (rigged) more aggressively than at any moment in any of our lives. The Bernank and others on Wall Street and the District of Criminals understand that the situation is pretty much hopeless.
  • The Exploitation of Trayvon Martin

    04/05/2012 5:00:15 PM PDT · by BlueBerrier0341 · 29 replies
    Hoover Institute ^ | April 5,2012 | Shelby Steele
    Two tragedies are apparent in the Trayvon Martin case. The first is obvious: A teenager—unarmed and committing no crime—was shot dead. Dressed in a "hoodie," a costume of menace, he crossed paths with a man on the hunt for precisely such clichés of menace. Added to this—and here is the rub—was the fact of his dark skin.
  • Once a Nazi, Always a Nazi: Former SS Member and Nobel winner Grass: 'Israel a threat

    04/05/2012 4:54:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/5/12 | Pamela Geller
    Former SS member and German Nobel literature laureate Guenter Grass labeled Israel a threat to world peace in a poem published Wednesday that drew sharp rebukes at home and from Israel. Not only does the AP leaves the SS factoid out of the headline; they don't mention it until the near bottom of their about burying the lede. The AP didn't mention the fact that Guenter Grass was a member of "the Waffen-SS, the combat arm of the Nazis' paramilitary organization" until the very end of the article (as were the comments in defense of the tiny Jewish state)....
  • UN rights chief calls for Trayvon Martin probe

    04/05/2012 4:53:39 PM PDT · by maggief · 40 replies
    AFP ^ | April 5, 2012
    BRIDGETOWN (AFP) - UN rights chief Navi Pillay on Thursday called for an "immediate investigation" into the circumstances surrounding the February death of an unarmed black US teen, shot by a neighborhood watchman. Pillay made the comments about the controversial Trayvon Martin case at a press conference in Barbados, as she wrapped up a three-day visit to the Caribbean island nation. "As High Commissioner for Human Rights, I call for an immediate investigation," Pillay told reporters. "Justice must be done for the victim. It's not just this individual case. It calls into question the delivery of justice in all situations...

    04/05/2012 4:52:18 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 142 replies
    Preparedness Blog ^ | 4/5/12 | TIM SHETTLESWORTH
    I keep hearing statements about how expensive it is to prep. Although it is not cheap it doesn’t have to be that expensive either. You do not need to stock 20 years worth of food to be properly prepared. As a matter of fact I would advise against it. Stockpiling a large food and water supply means you have to stay put and defend it. That may not be your best option in a lot of scenarios which means you would lose that investment. Do you think you really have enough ammo to defend a 20 year food supply for...
  • Deadly force bill missed target (MN barf alert)

    04/05/2012 4:50:08 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 4 April, 2012 | NA
    Gov. Mark Dayton was right to veto the so-called Castle Doctrine bill, but he did it for the wrong reason. The bill, co-authored by Minnesota Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas, would have gone further than the Florida “shoot first” law now being invoked in the controversial shooting death of a black teenager. The proposed Minnesota law would not have endangered police officers, and would not have resulted in a rash of shootings. But it would have made it easier to shoot and kill someone, and the vaguely-worded bill would have made it very difficult to prosecute anyone who used deadly...
  • Massachusetts Healthcare System a Model for Failure

    04/05/2012 4:46:19 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 1 replies
    MISH'S ^ | 04/05/2012 | Mike "Mish" Shedlock
    Here is an interesting email from reader "George" on his experiences with Romneycare. Ironically it's all named in the effort to better care and reduce costs. It's absolutely amazing, that the worse things become, the more irrational the solutions, and arguments become.
  • Arizona Wants to Outlaw Trolling by Banning 'Annoying' Comments

    04/05/2012 4:43:25 PM PDT · by mamelukesabre · 55 replies
    MAXIMUMPC ^ | 04/05/2012 at 6:30am | Paul Lilly
    It doesn't take much for online comments to quickly get out of hand, and there are certain subjects that inevitably attract trolls ready to defend their stance or platform of choice. PC (Windows) versus Mac, AMD versus Intel, politics, religion, abortion, and other high octane subjects could all be fun to debate, but almost always quickly end up derailed by name calling and other Internet tough-guy nonsense. The solution? Most sites just drop the ban hammer if someone gets too far out of line, but the state of Arizona has written a bill that would essentially make it a crime...
  • Nonfarm payrolls should fall by 377,000 (But they won’t)

    04/05/2012 4:42:57 PM PDT · by Razzz42 · 1 replies ^ | April 5, 2012 | By Lee Adler
    Let’s play “guess the nonfarm payrolls.” After all, our guess is as good as the conomists’, whose forecasts nicely fit a random distribution of hits and misses month in and month out. My guess? The headline non farm payrolls number would be reported as a drop of 337,000 tomorrow if you believe the withholding tax data for the period covered by the survey. That would be a huge miss versus the consensus estimate of a gain of 201,000 according to Hizzoner the Mayor’s tout sheet. Rupert Hacker Murdoch’s rags are even more bullish, posting an expected gain of 210,000. The...
  • Two Years Later—The ObamaCare Lies Continue

    04/05/2012 4:42:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 5, 2012
    The Obama Record: Little noticed in the president's remarks attacking the Supreme Court last week were two whoppers he told about ObamaCare. Then again, since that reform was built on untruths, why should he stop now? At that press event, Obama told any justice thinking of overturning ObamaCare's central tenet that "in the absence of an individual mandate, you cannot have a mechanism to ensure that people with pre-existing conditions can actually get health care." But this is false. In fact, Obama himself argued precisely the opposite during the 2008 campaign, saying a mandate wasn't needed to achieve universal coverage....
  • Haley on Romney's 'golden bullet'

    04/05/2012 4:40:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/5/2012 | Kevin Liptak
    Washington (CNN) – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday the leading Republican presidential candidate was carrying a "golden bullet" to connect with women voters. Speaking on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," the Palmetto State Republican said Mitt Romney's wife Ann, along with the candidate himself, would need to answer women with concerns about his platform. Polls released in the past week show Romney trailing President Barack Obama by a large margin among female voters. "If Gov. Romney has not related to women, he needs to get out there and talk about the issues they care about," Haley...
  • Obama: Exodus story has inspired non-Jews

    04/05/2012 4:38:27 PM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 4-5-12 | LEILA KRIEGER, JONNY PAUL
    WASHINGTON/LONDON – US President Barack Obama evoked the recent tragedy in Toulouse in noting the continued relevance of Passover in his annual holiday message Thursday. “Throughout our history, there are those who have targeted the Jewish people for harm – a fact we were so painfully reminded of just a few weeks ago in Toulouse,” he said. “But tomorrow night, Jews around the world will renew their faith that liberty will ultimately prevail over tyranny.” Obama praised the Jewish people’s commitment to repairing the world, which he said has “inspired American Jews to help make our union more perfect.” “The...
  • Kasich and allies force Ohio party chair out early

    04/05/2012 4:36:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 5, 2012 | Andrew Malcom
    A long, bitter intra-party feud among Ohio Republicans ended last night when state party chairman Kevin DeWine announced he would resign nine months early at next week's state central committee meeting. The ongoing feud between DeWine and Gov. John Kasich and his allies threatened to tear the party apart in what is for Republicans probably the most crucial state in this November's presidential election. The GOP has never won the White House without also capturing Ohio's electoral votes.
  • 9/11, The Furor Against Individualism and the Rumor About Israel

    04/05/2012 4:33:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | April 5, 2012 | Tilman Tarach
    Not only Osama Bin Laden, and those secretly or openly sympathizing with him, longed to bring about the destruction of New York. Albert Speer, Hitler´s Minister of Armaments and War Production, already wrote about Adolf Hitler in his Spandau diaries: “I recall his ordering of burning London, of the sea of flames over Warsaw, of exploding convoys, and the rapture with which he watched those films. But I never saw him so worked up as toward the end of the war, when he in a kind of delirium where he pictured for himself and for us the destruction of New...
  • Biden's Advice To Obama On Dissing The Supreme Court

    04/05/2012 4:33:06 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-5-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Prosecutors: Marine superimposed Obama’s face on donkey image

    04/05/2012 4:31:16 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 45 replies
    The Hill/AP ^ | April 5, 2012 | Jeremy Herb
    A Marine facing dismissal for making statements critical of President Obama superimposed the president’s face on the picture of a jackass and sold “Nobama” stickers, according to Marine prosecutors. An administrative separation hearing began Thursday for Sgt. Gary Stein, who could receive an “other than honorable” discharge for saying he would not follow orders and calling Obama a “domestic enemy” on his “Armed Forces Tea Party” Facebook page.
  • Keith Olbermann thinks he's a very expensive chandelier

    04/05/2012 4:28:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    IBD ^ | April 5, 2012 | Andrew Malcom
    Keith Olbermann is alive, probably as well as he'll ever get and not working anymore again. The profound prognosticator of 'Countdown' apparently has been employed the last year on Current TV, which Al Gore helped invent after the Internet but before the global warming grift. However, because nobody really watches a channel about electricity, Olbermann's sudden disappearance from there went largely unnoticed until this week. That's when the tall blowhard plopped down on David Letterman's much longer-lasting late-night show to share details of his latest firing and help CBS viewers fall asleep. (Full disclosure: In a previous job on another...
  • Supremely Disturbing, Boorish Obama

    04/05/2012 4:21:52 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 74 replies
    American Clarion ^ | April 5, 2012 | Gina Miller
    Of course we should not be surprised at anything that comes out of his mouth, but comments this week by Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) were simply stunning. Not only were they stunning, but they were chilling. When he issued a thinly veiled threat to the Supreme Court concerning their ruling on the atrocious Obamacare legislation, we saw a brazen, boorish, wanna-be dictator showing his ugly, arrogant face. Here is part of what he said, Ultimately, I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was...
  • Suspected illegal immigrant indicted on 41 counts including robberies, sexual assaults

    04/05/2012 4:09:01 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Nashville City Paper ^ | April 4, 2012 | Pierce Greenberg
    Over the course of three months, 25-year-old Olbin Euceda committed crimes involving 26 victims in the Antioch area during the fall of 2011, according to multiple Davidson County grand jury indictments handed down last week. Detectives and SWAT team officers from the Metro Nashville Police Department arrested Euceda in December after allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl and robbing her family. He was caught just before boarding a bus to Mexico. The grand jury indictments handed down last week charge Euceda with 41 separate counts, outlining to some extent the crimes with which he and his alleged accomplice, Rony Sorta, are...
  • Where are Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson, and Obama on this ?

    04/05/2012 4:03:09 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 34 replies
    Email from friend | April 5, 2012 | JERRY WOFFORD/ Pommer
    A week ago, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a black kid named Tyrone Woodfork severely beat an elderly couple, a Mr. & Mrs. Strait, who had been married for 65 years. Tyrone RAPED Mrs. Strait, and she died of injuries received at his hands. Mr. Strait served in the 101st Airborne during WWII. NO national media carried the story. Tyrone was arrested yesterday. I supposed that if Mr. Strait had shot Tyrone, the whole country would know about the story. As it is, only Mrs. Strait died, so it's not of interest to Brian Williams and the rest of the main stream...
  • Liberal Mitt's Greatest Hits: What Romney Doesn't Want You to See (Oct 4, 2011)

    04/05/2012 4:00:07 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 36 replies ^ | Oct 4, 2011 | Mitt Romney
    All of the Progressive Liberal positions in Mitt Romneys own words.
  • Keith Olbermann Files Lawsuit Against Current TV (Read the Complaint)

    04/05/2012 3:53:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 5, 2012 | Matthew Belloni
    The war of words between Keith Olbermann and Current TV is now officially a legal battle, with the fired anchor filing a lawsuit Thursday accusing his former employer of breach of contract, sabotage and disparagement, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Read the full complaint here. According to the 43-page, eight-count complaint, filed Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Superior Court by attorney Patty Glaser of LA's Glaser Weil firm, Olbermann was terminated without cause a year into his five-year, $50 million contract with the left-leaning TV network. He claims he is owed between $50 million and $70 million in damages based...
  • Roseanne Barr Becomes Second Leftist Celebrity to Threaten George Zimmerman's Parents

    04/05/2012 3:47:58 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mar 29, 2012
    Roseanne Barr Becomes Second Leftist Celebrity to Threaten George Zimmerman's Parents By Matthew Sheffield | March 29, 2012 | 16:54 Formerly relevant comedian Roseanne Barr has become the second leftist entertainment celebrity to threaten the family of George Zimmerman, the accused shooter in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin by posting the home address of his parents on Twitter. While she quickly deleted her tweet after an onslaught of criticism by her 110,000+ followers, Barr continued to defend her action, stating that it "was good to let ppl know that no one can hide anymore." She also threatened to...
  • The Deficit Chicken Hawk

    04/05/2012 3:47:16 PM PDT · by agee · 6 replies
    Founding Ideals ^ | 04/05/2012 | Aaron Gee & Steve Graff
    Deficit Hawk: a slang term used for politicians that place great emphasis on keeping the federal budget under control. Liberals only use this term for politicians that want to raise taxes. Deficit Chicken Hawk: a slang term used for politicians that claim to place great emphasis on keeping the federal budget under control but when faced with making real cuts in government spending always back down. Liberals only use this term to describe anyone who won’t raise taxes. President Obama displays a special kind of shallow, transparent, political opportunism when recently talking about deficits to the writers for financial...