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  • Alleged Customer Sues Over 2010 Racist Walmart PA Prank

    05/27/2012 12:01:35 PM PDT · by kevcol · 12 replies
    The Consumerist ^ | May 25, 2012 | Laura Northrup
    Loyal Consumerist readers and retail-watchers may remember the 2010 incident in which a 16-year-old took over the PA system of a New Jersey Walmart and announced, "Attention Walmart customers: all black people must leave the store." The prankster had done the same thing a few months before, and was charged with harassment and bias intimidation for each incident. Now, more than two years later, someone has filed a lawsuit against the store over the incident. He claims to have been in the store at the time of the prank, and that the incident led to "depression, anxiety, anger, loss of...
  • Prison escapee Armin Christian caught in R.I. after 32 years

    05/27/2012 12:00:14 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 51 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 25, 2012 | Crimesider Staff
    Rhode Island police have arrested a man they say escaped from a South Carolina prison on Christmas Day over 30 years ago... ...Christian had been living in Bristol. He was arrested and charged with escaping a correctional facility. A South Carolina prisons spokesman says Christian walked away from the now defunct Piedmont Work Center near Greenville on Christmas Day in 1980. He was sentenced to 11 months in prison in November 1980 for domestic non-payment of child support...
  • Continuing Troop Support - Kristinn Helps Out - Olney, MD- Wks. 324 to 327, April 07 thru 28,2012

    05/27/2012 11:57:39 AM PDT · by trooprally · 7 replies
    Part Two of catching up with my back log of missing AARs. As mentioned in Part One, a very good way to remember and honor our Marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen and coasties who have given their lives over the past 2 centuries is by getting caught up on the AARs for Olney, MD’s Support the Troops Rallies during this Memorial Day Weekend. Part of the freedom we have is being able to stand on any corner in America and have the freedom to express ourselves. The patriots in Olney stand to give voice to our military against those who scorn...
  • U.S. Senate Candidate Wendy Long Stands With Cardinal Dolan (snip) Religious Freedom

    05/27/2012 11:54:52 AM PDT · by Sun · 6 replies
    Wendy Long for New York ^ | May 22, 2012 | Staff
    Calls on Gillibrand to support rights for all New Yorkers New York, New York – U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long stands with Cardinal Dolan, Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon, the University of Notre Dame, and all people of conscience to oppose the Obama administration’s attack on religious liberty, calling on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to support the rights of all New Yorkers, not just some. While Sen. Gillibrand is relentless in her efforts to extend benefits to certain select groups, she has turned her back on the fundamental freedom of faith and conscience that is protected by the United States...

    Apparently, the Obama reelection campaign is afraid the president might say or do something regrettable. More than 60 VIP donors who attended a fundraiser at the home Blackstone CEO Hamilton James on Monday night were told they had to place their phones in a plastic bag before being allowed admittance, ABC News reports. While one campaign aide called the move “standard operating procedure,” Zeke Miller of Buzzfeed reports that several campaign veterans (including aides to Hillary Clinton, Rick Perry, and Jon Huntsman) have never “heard of the practice, which is common in secure White House spaces where there are concerns...
  • Stealth Islamic Propaganda Shown to Six Million American Students ( Government Schools)

    05/27/2012 11:52:24 AM PDT · by wintertime · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 25, 2012 | Larissa Scott
    On May 16 and 17 of 2012, Channel One Network, a national distributor of educational videos and newscasts viewed daily by over 8,000 middle and high schools, aired a two-part video series, titled "Young and Muslim in America" and "Islam in America." In "Young and Muslim in America: How being a part of Islam changed ten years ago, Part 1," students watch as Muhtasham Sifaat, 18, kneels on a prayer rug inside an empty classroom. His voiceover explains how he moved around a lot when he was younger, but Islam has given him stability. What is not revealed is that...
  • Scientists Should Falsely Predict Alien Invasion So Government Will Spend More Money (video)

    Last year New York Times columnist and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman called for space aliens to invade earth so that the government would spend money to mount a defense thereby stimulating the economy. As aliens have yet to comply with Krugman's wishes, he advocated on HBO's Real Time Friday that scientists should get together and lie about an imminent attack to boost federal spending. PAUL KRUGMAN, NEW YORK TIMES: "This is hard to get people to do, much better, obviously, to build bridges and roads and healthcare clinics and schools. But my proposed, I actually have a serious proposal which...
  • Whitewashing Religious Law for Youngsters/ ( Government School Muslin Indoctrination)

    05/27/2012 11:42:03 AM PDT · by wintertime · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 27, 2012 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    Respect, a "newsletter about law and diversity," is a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. It is geared for middle- and high school students. The recent Spring 2012, Vol. 11, No. 3 article1 entitled "Fear Propels Religious Attacks" by Cheryl Baisden is of particular interest, because while it purports to have a fair-minded stance, the fact that CAIR, or the Council of American Islamic Relations, is cited as a credible source sheds serious doubt about the objectivity of the article. In fact, CAIR receives "financial support from foreign powers who have provided direct support to Osama bin Laden,...
  • Keep going in HIM!!

    05/27/2012 11:18:28 AM PDT · by jesus4life · 13 replies
    Faith | GOD-inspired
    HE is with us in all we do!! HE knows all!! We are all a work in progress!!
  • Agenda 21-Huffpo Hack’s Bias Exposed by Rosa Koire

    05/27/2012 11:15:36 AM PDT · by Twotone · 5 replies
    Fellowship of the Minds ^ | May 23, 2012 | Rosa Koire-Interview
    We owe a debt of gratitude to Rosa Koire for getting out a heads-up on this. She was approached by Huffpo “journalist”, Andrew Reinbach, who wanted an interview for a story he was doing about U.N. Agenda 21. The main thrust of the interview was his determination to blame the “vast rightwing conspiracy” aka John Birch Society for making an issue of the harmless little non-binding Agenda 21.
  • Richard Dawkins the arch-atheist backs Michael Gove's free Bible plan (UK)

    05/27/2012 11:10:52 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 23 replies
    Guardian, UK ^ | May 19, 2012 | Robin McKie
    Author of The God Delusion says providing free Bibles to state schools is justified by its impact on the English language It sounds like one of the most unlikely alliances of recent years. Richard Dawkins, arch-atheist and scourge of the praying classes, has announced support for education secretary Michael Gove's plan to send free King James Bibles to every state school. The proposal aims to help pupils learn about the Bible's impact "on our history, language, literature and democracy" and will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the authorised version's publication, Gove said earlier this year. Church leaders have approved, but...
  • DNC Chair: Wisconsin Recall A Dry Run For November

    05/27/2012 11:02:50 AM PDT · by CaroleL · 13 replies ^ | 05/27/12 | CaroleL
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has framed the June 5 Wisconsin recall election as a "dry run" for November's presidential contest. With Republican Governor Scott Walker ahead in every major poll, that doesn't bode well for President Obama's chances for re-election. Appearing this morning on CNN's "State of the Union, Ms. Wasserman Schultz said the campaign to recall Governor Walker has "given the Obama for America operation an opportunity to do the dry run we need of our massive, significant dynamic grassroots presidential campaign. " So what will it mean if that "massive, significant dynamic grassroots" effort fails...
  • Anyone including “conservative commenters” not a “birther” is a fool a liar a coward or all three

    05/27/2012 10:55:09 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 49 replies ^ | May 27,2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    “…mountain of evidence ……Obama was not born in Hawaii is a fake. Did you hear that snarky media people? Nobody over ten believes this phony twerp was born in Hawaii. Those who publicly say they believe Obama’s birth certificate and biography are real are simpletons who are hoping to have the liberal alligator eat someone else first. Their cowardice doesn’t make them people bad people, but their snarky swipes at those of us who understand that two and two has always been four and will never change makes them despicable. The truth is staring all of us in the face...
  • Shamed, Civil Beat Revises 'Fact' Check Questioning Djou's Afghanistan Combat Record

    05/27/2012 10:49:33 AM PDT · by Lornik · 6 replies
    Hawaii Free Press ^ | 05/26/2012 | Andrew Walden
    Even after “updating” a May 17 ‘Fact’ Check which this writer characterized as "taking three sentences from an hour-long May 1 Rick Hamada interview with Afghanistan combat veteran Rep. Charles Djou, twisting Djou's words into a pretzel and fact-checking statements Djou did not make", Civil Beat is still lying about Charles Djou’s Afghanistan combat record and his votes in Congress relating to that war. (See article below.) Shamed into retracting their “false” rating, Civil Beat on Friday shifted to a “half-true”. In spite of the shift, the “half-true” rating remains a lie which hangs on a single sentence of willful...
  • Ordinariate Celebrates Largest UK Ordination in Years

    05/27/2012 10:43:44 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Seventeen men were ordained for service in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in London today. At the largest single ordination in the UK for many years, the men - all former Anglican clergy - were ordained as deacons at the request of Monsignor Keith Newton, the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, by Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and former Anglican, Bishop Alan Hopes. The celebration marks the second year of ordinations for the Ordinariate, which was established in 2011 to allow Anglicans to enter into the full communion of the Catholic Church whilst...
  • Money dump: WI’s Senate District 23 very much in play

    05/27/2012 10:39:17 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 5-25-12 | Kirsten Adshead & M. D. Kittle
    MADISON — Someone, it appears, thinks Terry Moulton might lose, or at least is willing to commit $227,000 toward making that happen. The buzz for a while has been that Democrats’ best chance of winning one of the four Senate seats up for recall on June 5 is in Senate District 21, where Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, is trying to fend off a challenge from his Democratic predecessor, John Lehman. But spending this month — from liberals and conservatives alike — indicates they aren’t quite certain that Moulton, facing former Democratic Rep. Kristen Dexter, can hold onto the District 23...
  • U.S. Bishops Prepare Catholics for Civil Disobedience: ‘We May Need to Witness to the Truth by...’

    05/27/2012 10:36:12 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 43 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 5/27/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    ( - Having organized 43 plaintiffs—including the archdioceses of New York and Washington and the University of Notre Dame—to file 12 different lawsuits against the Obama administration last Monday alleging the administration is violating the religious freedom of Catholics, the Catholic bishops of the United States are now preparing Catholics for what may be the most massive campaign of civil disobedience in this country since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and early 1960s. “Some unjust laws impose such injustices on individuals and organizations that disobeying the laws may be justified,” the bishops state in a document developed to...
  • Wisconsin recall's a 'test run,' DNC chair says

    05/27/2012 10:32:31 AM PDT · by SmithL · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/27/12 | Gabriella Schwarz
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Sunday classified Democratic efforts in the Wisconsin recall election as a “test run” for the presidential race. “It’s given the Obama for America operation an opportunity to do the dry run we need of our massive, significant dynamic grassroots presidential campaign,” the Florida representative said of the battleground state on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
  • Former Harvard Admin Throws Warren Under the Bus

    05/27/2012 10:24:48 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 35 replies
    Brietbart ^ | May 27, 2012 | Ezra Dulis
    Elizabeth Warren can no longer count the Harvard University administrator who listed her as "Native American" among her advocates in the unfolding scandal of her professed minority heritage. In the reaction to the Boston Globe's controversial article on Harvard's EEOC reports which listed Elizabeth Warren as a Native American, one particular revelation has gone largely unnoticed. Alan Ray, the former administrator who filed diversity reports during Warren's tenure, distances the university from any responsibility for erroneously listing her as a Native American.
  • My Email to PARADE Magazine RE: Neglecting the True Reason for Memorial Day

    05/27/2012 10:19:40 AM PDT · by LoveUSA · 13 replies
    Vanity | May 27, 2012 | LoveUSA
    To Whom It May Concern (and especially to those who don't know enough to be concerned), I am not just disappointed, I am distressed at your May 27, 2012, issue's total lack of acknowledgement for Memorial Day and the reason that we observe it. How can you as an American "culture" magazine totally overlook the heroes for whom we observe this holiday? How can you ignore the American lives that were lost so that we could eat our ice cream and grill our hot dogs without fear of harassment, violence, imprisonment, or even death? How many countries can boast a...
  • On May 29, GOP voters in TX House 64(Denton) please vote for Mike Brucia.

    05/27/2012 10:13:29 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 3 replies
    5/27/12 | Dallasbiff
    I am asking all GOP voters in the Texas GOP primary on May 29, 2012, in state house district 64(Denton) to vote for Mike Brucia against six term incumbent Myra Crownover. Myra Crownover is a statist. She is another John McCain in the making(i.e. getting ready for a US House or Senate run). She is very anti-tobacco, and has made it her crusade to dictate to private business owners how they run their businesses over a legal product, tobacco. I know that alot on FR are anti-tobacco, but this is a core issue, what's next? Food and guns? Those who...
  • Transforming America into Obama's Imperial Dictatorship.

    05/27/2012 9:58:09 AM PDT · by Signalman · 19 replies
    oldironsides ^ | 5/26/2012 | Steve McCann
    If Barack Obama is re-elected the United States will never be the same, nor will it be able to re-capture its once lofty status as the most dominant nation in the history of mankind. The overwhelming majority of Americans do not understand that Obama's first term was dedicated to putting in place executive power to enable him and the administration to fulfill the campaign promise of "transforming America" in his second term regardless of which political party controls Congress. That is why his re-election team is virtually ignoring the plight of incumbent or prospective Democratic Party office holders. The most...
  • Media Hastily Erace Articles About Malia Obama's Appearance at One Direction Concert

    05/27/2012 9:58:07 AM PDT · by kristinn · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Sunday, May 27, 2012 | Greg Re
    Several media outlets have again pulled or edited already-published articles about the activities of President Barack Obama’s daughter, even though the stories appeared to pose no active security risk to the first family. On Thursday, 14-year-old Malia Obama attended a concert by the British boy band One Direction at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., flanked by Secret Service agents who attempted unsuccessfully to blend in with the crowd of mostly pre-teen girls. At one point during the concert, the boy bands’ teen heartthrobs sang, “You’re insecure, Dunno what for, You’re turning heads when you walk through the door” —...
  • 30 North Korean officials involved in South talks die 'in traffic accidents'

    05/27/2012 9:57:52 AM PDT · by yoe · 30 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | May 25, 2012 | Julian Ryall
    Thirty officials of the North Korean regime who were involved in talks with South Korea have been executed or died in "staged traffic accidents," according to a human rights report.
  • Romney adviser: Obama's birthplace not an issue in the race

    05/27/2012 9:56:45 AM PDT · by raulgomez05 · 81 replies
    Politico ^ | 5-25-12 | Maggie Habberman
    In advance of the fundraiser with Mitt Romney and Donald Trump on Tuesday, the candidate's senior adviser Eric Fehrnstrom tried to set the line on CNN a short time ago. "I can't speak for Donald Trump," Fehrnstrom said. "But I can tell you that Mitt Romney accepts that President Obama was born in the United States. He doesn't view the place of his birth as an issue in this campaign."
  • Obama Has a Mean Streak and He Turned It on Romney This Week

    05/27/2012 9:50:51 AM PDT · by pabianice · 42 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 5/27/12 | Grove
    The president, for all his cool, has a mean streak—just ask Hillary Clinton—and this week he turned it on Mitt Romney, writes Lloyd Grove. Never mind “cow pie of distortion”—President Obama’s earthy attack on Mitt Romney that dominated the headlines Thursday night from his barn-burner at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Obama President Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Iowa state fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday (Nati Harnik / AP Photo) The psychological heart of Obama’s campaign speech was “prairie fire of debt,” the phrase that set up his scatological punch line. “I know Gov. Romney came...
  • Seven Differences Between Mormonism and Christianity

    05/27/2012 9:35:33 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 293 replies
    Introduction The purpose of this is to let you know seven differences between Mormonism and traditional Christianity (Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox). Many would think that Mormonism is simply a part of Christianity, particularly since they are called “The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints” (emphasis added). The problem is that we, as traditional Christians, think that Mormonism is teaching another Jesus than what the Bible teaches (cf. 2 Corinthians 11:3-4, 13-15). The Seven Differences 1. Mormon scripture teaches that all the various Christian denominations, particularly the Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists, are all considered by Jesus Christ to be “wrong.”...
  • The Reagan Memo

    05/27/2012 9:14:17 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 5-27-12 | unattributed
    Nearby today readers will notice excerpts from a memo written to Ronald Reagan by his economic advisers between his November 1980 election and inauguration. We share the memo because it shines a historical perspective on our own economic dilemmas as the Presidential race hits its Memorial Day turn. The memo was sent to us by George Shultz, who later became the Gipper's Secretary of State but had served previous stints at Treasury, Labor and the White House budget office. The signers include some of the last century's most consequential economic figures, notably the great Milton Friedman, tax-cut evangelist Jack Kemp...
  • Interesting Development – Trayvon Martin Quid Pro Quo at the 7-11? Update – Confirmed

    05/27/2012 9:07:11 AM PDT · by ironman · 58 replies
    Conservativetreehouse ^ | 26 May 2012 | sundancecracker
    Treeper Diwataman, has done an amazing job deconstructing the video evidence and now uncovered a considerably interesting aspect of Trayvon Martin’s visit to the 7-11 by using the raw feed video from the evidence release, not the media edited versions. Trayvon checked out from “his” purchase at 6:24.   But as this video highlights he didn’t leave right away.   About a minute after he walks out, 3 other rather dubious characters walk in.  After they make their purchases and leave at 6:29 Trayvon is seen walking away outside the building. (*The narrator of this video is not associated with the Treehouse, he is...
  • (California)State tax increases should be accompanied by reform measures

    05/27/2012 8:54:52 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 10 replies
    The (New, liberal) San Francisco Examiner ^ | May 27, 2012 | Melissa Griffin
    California has a “single-subject rule” limiting ballot propositions to just one issue. This is to reduce confusion and prevent massive proposals from being enacted. Thus, it’s no surprise the tax increases on this November’s ballot do not also contain government-reform measures. But there’s nothing stopping the backers of these proposals from endorsing companion legislation designed to soften the burning revulsion that so many people feel for state government, at least enough to allow one or more of the measures to pass. In fact, I think that’s exactly what voters need to see before they agree to pay more taxes. According...
  • Al Sharpton alleges GOP like Hitler, ready to exterminate blacks

    05/27/2012 8:53:06 AM PDT · by kevcol · 95 replies ^ | May 27, 2012 | Joe Newby
    On Thursday, MSNBC's Al Sharpton took the race card to a whole new level by falsely claiming Republicans are like Hitler, and are prepared to kill African-Americans en masse. "It seems like they [Republicans] act as though, some wiping out of people, some of the right-wing, is all right, it’s not all right to do to any innocent people. If you had war and people that’s one thing, but to wipe out innocent people just because of who they are like what was done in Hitler’s Germany or what was done to Native Americans is not justifiable," he said....
  • German Teenager Harnessed to Horse Cart Rescued

    05/27/2012 8:51:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 27 May 2012
    A German teenager has been rescued from a Bosnian couple who are accused of starving and beating her for years and of harnessing her to a horse cart and making her pull it.The 19-year-old, kept in a hamlet near the northeastern town of Kalesija since 2004, had been taken to safety and the couple had been detained for investigation, regional prosecutors said on Sunday. Damir Arnautovic, a spokesman for the prosecution in Tuzla, said the woman had been in a bad physical and psychological state and had no papers. She was not named. He said Milenko Marinkovic, 52, and his...
  • †Traditional True Mass Propers : Dominica Pentecostes ~ Pentecost Sunday (Whit Sunday) †

    05/27/2012 8:48:12 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 62 replies
    Robert Drobot | Anno Dómini 27 May 2012 | Most Holy Trinity
    Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus Traditional True Holy Mass Propers † Dominica Pentecostes ~ Pentecost Sunday (Whit Sunday † Anno Dómini 27 May 2012 Commemorating The Feast Of † Saint Bede the Venerable, Doctor of His Church † Color: Sanguineus/Red Vestments II Classis ~ Second Class Semi-Double Observance Spíritus Dómini replévit orbem terrárum, allelúja ( "....The Spirit of the Lord hath filled the whole world, alleluia...." ) Et sermónem quem audístis, non est Meus: sed ejus qui misit Me, Patris. Hæc locútus sum vobis, apud vos manens. Paráclitus autem Spíritus Sanctus, quern mittet Pater in nómine Meo, ille vos docébit...
  • Heavy ice could delay start of Shell Alaska's Arctic drilling

    05/27/2012 8:44:27 AM PDT · by King_Corey · 15 replies
    Los Angeles Times via Miami Herald ^ | Saturday, 05.26.12 | KIM MURPHY
    The heaviest polar ice in more than a decade could postpone the start of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean until the beginning of August, a delay of up to two weeks, Shell Alaska officials said. Unveiling a newly refurbished ice-class rig that is poised to begin drilling two exploratory wells this summer in the Beaufort Sea, Shell executives said Friday that the unusually robust sea ice would further narrow what already is a tight window for operations. The company's $4-billion program is designed to measure the extent of what could be the United States' most important new inventory...
  • Wisconsin, has never been so important!

    05/27/2012 8:44:23 AM PDT · by carlo3b · 24 replies
    Dad, Chef, Author. ^ | May 27 2012 | Carlo3b
    Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker, fighting a recall election, against his challenger Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, face-off June 5, 2012, in one of most important contests of our generation.. Background noise? Not even close..Make no mistake, this pesky little contest will determine the momentum, on both sides, and serve as a preamble of the major General Election this November.. All of the important Democrat lifeblood constituencies are at stake, and are being challenged, and hanging by a slim thread, thanks to a true hero, GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER. He and the fighting spirit of his fellow Wisconsinites, dared to touch...
  • Hecklers Mar Romney Visit to Inner-City Charter School in Phila. ("get out" of black neighborhood

    05/27/2012 8:42:37 AM PDT · by kristinn · 117 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Philip Rucker
    When Mitt Romney came to an inner-city charter school here Thursday to promote his new education agenda, he received something of a history lecture about the persecution of blacks in America and the struggles of African American children to meet the academic achievements of their white counterparts. Seeking to broaden his appeal heading into the general election, Romney was venturing for his first time in this campaign into an impoverished black neighborhood to hear the concerns of local educators and community leaders. But here in the streets of West Philadelphia, the emotion surrounding his contest with the nation’s first black...
  • LIVE Thread! Indy 500 #96 ... 12 Noon p.m. (ET) on ABC

    05/27/2012 8:40:27 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 135 replies
    The 96th running of the Indy 500 coming up shortly on ABC.
  • Career Politicians Think Living within Your Means is “Extreme”

    05/27/2012 8:34:43 AM PDT · by yoe · 9 replies
    Tea Party Patriots ^ | May 24, 2012 | Staff
    The Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, today blasted Vice President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for bashing ordinary Americans who believe in governmental fiscal responsibility. Jenny Beth Martin, Co-founder and National Coordinator of Tea Party Patriots, reacted strongly to accusations that the Tea Party Movement bears responsibility for the financial crisis facing our nation: “Only entrenched career politicians in Washington, D.C., would think living within your means is ‘extreme.’ What is truly extreme are the lengths Vice President Biden and Sen. Reid will go to blame everyone else for their lack of courage to...
  • Christie Is Not One of Us

    05/27/2012 8:32:23 AM PDT · by izzatzo · 23 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 05/27/2012 | Andrew McCarthy
    I feel something washing over me. I’m standing in New Jersey, so it’s probably red ink. No, wait a minute — it’s glowing ink! It could only be one thing: more conservative hagiography about the Garden State’s GOP governor. Chris Christie is so not one of us that articles like “Christie Is One of Us” — a new contribution to the genre, from National Review’s Noah Glyn — are churned out regularly as the governor’s smitten admirers, from Ann Coulter to NR staffers, labor to convince us of what they’ve convinced themselves of: that an ostensibly gruff, internally milquetoast, progressive-lite,...
  • Is This Obama's Brain on Drugs?

    05/27/2012 8:31:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 27, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    We all know the difference between normal mistakes and those that hint at a deeper, more frightening problem, such as Alzheimer's or other brain conditions. In light of this, how do you interpret a shocking mistake recently made by Barack Obama? Writes Terry Jeffrey of CNS News: In two campaign speeches over the last two days, President Barack Obama has twice mistakenly mentioned "my sons" when defending his administration's regulation requiring virtually all health-care plans in the United States to provide women, without any fees or co-pay, with sterilizations and all Food and Drug Administration-approved contraceptives, including those that can...
  • Mo‘ynaq – Graveyard of Ships in the Desert (Uzbekistan)

    05/27/2012 8:30:55 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    Kuriositas ^ | Saturday, 26 May 2012 | Kuriositas
    Mo‘ynaq – Graveyard of Ships in the Desert Many have visited an abandoned city and wondered what catastrophic event could have caused such an exodus from a metropolis once so evidently thriving. Yet these cities are usually hundreds if not thousands of years old, the everyday clamor and cry of civilization just an echo. Visit Mo'ynaq in Uzbekistan, however, and you can see apocalypse right here, right now. The Soviet era sign still welcomes people to the city. Yet there are few visitors who stay more than a few hours. They all leave after they have done looking at what...
  • Sources: Miami Police Shoot, Kill Man Eating Another Man’s Face

    05/27/2012 8:21:52 AM PDT · by Renfield · 79 replies
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami police shot and killed a man on the MacArthur Causeway Saturday afternoon, and police sources told CBS4 they had no choice: the naked man they shot was trying to chew the face off another naked man, and refused to obey police orders to stop his grisly meal. The bizarre shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m., when police responded to a 911 call about two naked men fighting on a bike path along the Causeway, which was packed with traffic on a busy holiday weekend....
  • Morality Counts in a Candidate

    05/27/2012 8:18:50 AM PDT · by Guido2012 · 7 replies
    Set Our Children Free ^ | 5/26/2012 | Tony Caruso
    You can always judge the merits of a cause by the means used to advance that cause. If lying and deceit are part and parcel of making the case, then the cause is unworthy. On the other hand, the truth needs no defense, nor does it need false advertising. It will eventually prevail – and it will prevail to the extent that we are willing to pledge our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor to it. Keep this in mind as the presidential campaign heats up.
  • Does the GOP's Demographic Death Spiral End in a Texas Graveyard?

    05/27/2012 8:10:04 AM PDT · by Road Glide · 24 replies
    The New American ^ | May 22, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    If Democratic voters were rapidly increasing in number and Republican voters rapidly decreasing, it should be pretty big news, shouldn’t it? Not when at issue is a third rail of American social commentary: race. Recently I wrote a piece on race and voting patterns, using as a lede the story about how white births now account for less than 50 percent of the U.S. total for the first time in history. And while most respondents agreed with my analysis, some reacted predictably: Uncomfortable even hearing about race and/or frightened by what lies ahead, they rationalized away obvious facts. And here...
  • Isn't planning in itself a form of tyranny?

    05/27/2012 7:51:10 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 13 replies
    Yes. Planning is tyranny. At some point during the closing of World War II, Max Lerner penned an essay titled "To Halt in this Land" in which he asks that very question, and here is how he answers it:(Page 150) The third question may be: "Isn't all this tyrannical? Isn't planning in itself a form of tyranny?" I don't think so. We have been planning our war economy without tyranny. There were many who said before 1941 that if America entered the war against fascism it would itself become fascist in the process, that in a war for freedom we...
  • Maddow Challenges Romney’s Use Of Trump While He Insists Obama Is A ‘Kenyan Usurper’

    05/27/2012 7:48:01 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 78 replies ^ | May 26, 2012 | Frances Martel/Rachel Maddow
    Donald Trump is many things, but in the political world, he has made his recent name on being a birther. This argued Rachel Maddow last night, giving him credit for being a great asset to Mitt Romney’s campaign but questioning the morality of having a birther be a great asset to one’s campaign. What to do, Maddow asked, when “the single best known household name to speak up” for you also thinks the President is a “Kenyan Usurper”? “Nobody can be responsible for the views of all their supporters,” Maddow noted, arguing that if you, the viewer, had wacky beliefs...
  • Wild weekend: party on the Beach, police shooting on mainland

    05/27/2012 7:45:36 AM PDT · by SteelToe · 88 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | May 26, 2012 | DAVID SMILEY, LUISA YANEZ AND JULIE K. BROWN
    The scene in South Florida was surreal Saturday. On one side of the MacArthur Causeway, the side where police had braced for trouble, scantily clad men and women poured beer and testosterone into the streets, cafes and clubs, while thumping to the loud, restless beats of South Beach. Meanwhile, on the mainland side of the causeway, allegedly the quiet side this weekend, a naked man was shot to death by police after he was found chewing on another man’s face. Under the hot sun Saturday in South Beach, long before the nighttime partying began, revelers took videos, posed for photographs...
  • 25 people shot, one dead, across city

    05/27/2012 7:45:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 27, 2012 | Peter Nickeas
    More than two dozen people were shot across the city between late Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning. One died and several others are in critical condition in shootings that left a total of 25 people injured, according to police. A 6-year-old girl was among the wounded.
  • Obama Campaign Again Urging Supporters to Report on Non-Believers

    05/27/2012 7:41:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 30 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 27, 2012 | Warner Todd Huston
    Turning back to that page out of Stalin’s handbook for good citizenship, the Obama campaign has revived its program of asking Americans to inform on fellow citizens when they see someone, some organization, some politician, or some news outlet “attacking” the Obammessiah. Some of you may recall the black eye that team Obama got when it tried to do this before. Obama’s Attack Watch was heavily lampooned. (See Video Below) One of the best tools that the East German and Soviet regimes had to keep the average citizen of their oppressive regimes in line was a program that urged citizens...
  • Hawaii Senior Elections Clerk: “Barack Obama was not born in Hawaii.”

    05/27/2012 7:40:45 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 67 replies ^ | May 27, 2012 | George Splevin, staff writer
    “For starters, just because there is no long form birth certificate on file in Hawaii, that doesn’t rule out President Obama being born elsewhere in the United States, or even in Hawaii,” states Hawaii’s former Senior Election Clerk Timothy Lee Adams in his Masters Thesis which was signed off on by four English Department Deans at Western Kentucky University in partial fulfillment of the Requirement for Degree of Master of Arts, on June 13, 2011. Adams was the Chief Elections Clerk (Pg. 30) for the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii. “On a temporary contract, I ran an office that...