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  • Campaign cash fuels speculation of Weiner comeback

    07/18/2012 4:45:18 PM PDT · by Dysart · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 7-18-12
    NEW YORK (AP) -- He has what most politicians can only dream of: widespread name recognition, a hefty campaign account, and a buzzing media circus that follows his every move. But for former Rep. Anthony Weiner, the question lingers - will it be enough for political redemption? It's been more than a year since Weiner resigned in disgrace after tweeting lewd pictures of himself. Yet his marriage survived the scandal that made him a national joke; his wife, Huma Abedin, was pregnant at the time and gave birth to their first child in December. His political prospects are less certain,...
  • "Guilty as charged,' Cathy says of Chick-fil-A's stand for biblical & family values

    07/18/2012 4:40:36 PM PDT · by RitaOK · 31 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 16 July, 2012 | K. Allan Blume
    Some have opposed the company's support of the traditional family. "Well, guilty as charged," said Cathy when asked about the company's position. "We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that. "We operate as a family business ... our restaurants are typically led by families; some are single. We want to do anything we possibly can to strengthen families. We are very much committed to that," Cathy emphasized. "We intend to...
  • Harry Reid: If We Win in November, We're Going to Nuke the Filibuster

    07/18/2012 4:39:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Guy Benson
    He might be bluffing or playing to the MSNBC audience, but don't be so sure.  He's already changed Senate rules on the fly to deny Republicans the opportunity to force uncomfortable votes and exploded Senate precedent on the amendment process within the last few years.  Next up: Legislative filibuster Hiroshima?   In May, Harry Reid apologized for killing off a 2010 filibuster reform bill, admitting that the legislative procedure has been “abused, abused, and abused.” Reid has now gone a step farther: the Senate Majority Leader is now openly promising to pass filibuster reform in the beginning of the next...
  • Hizballah leader crows after Bulgarian bus blast kills seven Israelis

    07/18/2012 4:29:08 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 8 replies
    Debka ^ | 7/18/12
    We know what your first strike will be and we promise you a big surprise, said Hassan Nasrallah Wednesday night in Beirut. The most important weapons we fought with in the July war (of 2006) were from Syria, not only in Lebanon but also in the Gaza Strip. They forced more than a million settlers to stay in bunkers and frighten Tel Aviv. Nasrallah added that the Americans are now trying to break of Syria as they did Iraq.
  • DEMOCRATS IDEAL VOTER: ILLEGAL ALIEN, CONVICTED FELON

    07/18/2012 4:27:30 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    Human Events ^ | 7/18/2012 04:57 PM | Ann Coulter
    How can a country that elected Ronald Reagan have Obama tied in the polls with Mitt Romney? The answer is: Its not the same country. Similarly, when two successful, attractive multimillionaire women in California cant beat a geriatric leftist like Jerry Brown or an old prune like Barbara Boxer, thats not the same state that elected Ronald Reagan twice, either. The same process that has already destroyed California is working its way through the entire country. While conservatives have been formulating carefully constructed arguments, liberals have been playing a long-term game to change the demographics of America to get an...
  • Report finds black gay males in US worst hit by HIV-AIDS

    07/18/2012 4:23:43 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies
    AFP ^ | July 18, 2012 | Robert MacPherson
    HIV-AIDS is affecting black gay men in the United States on a scale unseen among any other group in the developed world, said a report issued Wednesday ahead of the International AIDS Conference. So grave is the crisis that in some US cities, one in two black men who have sex with other men are HIV positive, according to the report from the Black AIDS Institute, the only national HIV-AIDS think tank focusing on African Americans. "AIDS in America is a black disease, no matter how you look at it," its president and chief executive Phill Wilson, who is himself...
  • The Establishment Hates Ted Cruz, You and Me

    07/18/2012 4:19:15 PM PDT · by RitaOK · 12 replies
    Redstate.com ^ | 18 July, 2012 | Erick Erickson
    The most difficult thing to explain to your average Republican voter is how people like David Dewhurst, Charlie Crist and all the establishment, ladder-climbing, butt-kissing, near permanent political staff flacks who grow up to be lobbyists they put around them literally hate you, me, and conservative fighters like Ted Cruz. And newsflash its not just Washington, but in state capitols throughout America, just like Austin. I have many good friends in Austin and one of them overheard the following conversation yesterday a few blocks down from the Texas State Capitol Building. Trust me, folks, this is just a glimpse...
  • Going to the Extreme: Euro-Preppers Get Ready for the Worst

    07/18/2012 4:12:44 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 27 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 7/18/20 | Mac Slavo
    Its not just in the USA that a growing number of people are preparing for far-from-equilibrium scenarios resulting from economic or geo-political collapse. Many Europeans have also taken note of the troubling signs all around them. In the following report, RT visits a man who wished to keep his name and location anonymous. Like many Americans, he is preparing for all hell to break loose and has spent the last few years gearing up his home and supplies for the worst. Like most preppers and survivalist, he has modified his lifestyle to become more self reliant and less dependent on...
  • Hypocrisy: Reid, Pelosi, Wasserman Schultz Refuse to Release Tax Returns

    07/18/2012 4:10:03 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 14 replies
    Hypocrisy: Reid, Pelosi, Wasserman Schultz Refuse to Release Tax Returns by Tony Lee 18 Jul 2012, 2:23 PM PDT 17 post a comment House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), have been some of the most vocal voices that have called on Mitt Romney to release his tax returns. In stunning examples of hypocrisy, though, Pelosi, Reid, and Wasserman-Schultz all refused to release their tax returns when asked by McClatchy Newspapers. The leader has filed a complete financial disclosure report as...
  • Obama Needs More Than Two Terms... (pic)

    07/18/2012 4:04:47 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-18-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Letter demands anti-gay state ultimatum before Olympics

    07/18/2012 4:02:35 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 20 replies
    Pink News.com ^ | July 18 2012 | Stephen Gray
    Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has renewed calls for Olympic chiefs to ban anti-gay nations from the London Games and enforce the Olympic Charter by offering visiting nations the chance to renounce discrimination. An open letter to Jacques Rogge and Lord Coe published today suggests an ultimatum be put to participating states at the Games of the XXX Olympiad. Mr Tatchell said those which discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people should either renounce such discrimination or be disqualified from the Games. The International Olympic Committee and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games should, he...
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Obama's birth certificate is fraudulent

    07/18/2012 3:58:36 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 31 replies
    LA Times ^ | July 18, 2012 | Michael Muskal
    Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that volunteer investigators working for him have concluded that President Obamas birth certificate is not legitimate.
  • Fox News poll: 37 percent of voters say they are better off than four years ago (Obama 45 / Mitt 41O

    07/18/2012 3:54:53 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 22 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 7/18/12 | Dana Blanton
    Are you better off than you were four years ago? Ronald Reagan asked Americans voters that in a pivotal 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter. Today, fewer than four voters in ten answer yes to the question. Thirty-seven percent of voters say they are better off than four years ago. Nearly half -- 48 percent -- say they arent. Another 13 percent say their situation is unchanged.
  • Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Issues Statement on Ruling in "NAACP" Voter ID Case [Wisconsin]

    07/18/2012 3:54:16 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 6 replies
    Wisconsin Department of Justice ^ | Wednesday, July 18, 2012 | J.B. Van Hollen, Attorney General of Wisconsin
    MADISON Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that the Department of Justice will appeal the decision issued yesterday in NAACP v. Walker, et al., Dane County Case No. 11-CV-5492. Yesterday afternoon, the Honorable David T. Flanagan issued his decision invalidating and permanently enjoining Wisconsins Voter ID law. My office will be appealing the Dane County Circuit Courts decision in NAACP v. Walker, et al. Voter identification helps ensure election integrity. It is a measure that protects the right to vote. And similar election integrity reforms have been upheld as constitutional by the United States Supreme Court. I...
  • Video: James OKeefes Project Veritas Strikes Union Corruption

    07/18/2012 3:45:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 18, 2012 | Townhall.com Staff
    Watch the video below and see the unbelievable disregard for tax payers money by union bosses looking to secure a paycheck. OKeefes fake company, Earth Supply and Renewal, creates jobs by, literally, digging dirt holes and then filling them back in. It truly offers a whole new meaning to Obamas shovel ready stimulusProject Veritas: Legislators, Union Bosses Seek Funding for Digging Holes and Filling Them Back In
  • How to Fight an Enemy Who Has No Rules

    07/18/2012 3:44:26 PM PDT · by rightjb · 13 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-18-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    I’ve noticed a dramatic increase in animus drenched comments on PolitiJim within the past week.  Many are trying to pull me – or my readers – into an argument on race and/or on women.  (Let it be noted that PolitiJim’s attraction to racy women has long been over.)Like Debbie Whats-her-name Schultz and the entire MSNBC/MMFA mafia, facts are no longer important.  Like Obama, he will say or do anything to get elected and win a “news cycle.”  He lied about his true relationship with Bill Ayers (who admitted to writing his book), he lied about his relationship with Reverend...
  • In Graying Priesthood, New Yorks Grayest Keeps Faith in Bronx

    07/18/2012 3:44:12 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    NYT ^ | July 17, 2012 | Sharon Otterman
    It was the bell that first called to him. It was a Sunday afternoon in the mid-1920s, and his family was living in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. When his priest rang the bell during Mass, Gerald Ryan, then about 4, thought the beautiful sound was coming from the monstrance that held the host. At age 7, he was hit by a car, and lost his hearing in one ear. The bell remained in his memory, as if Jesus were calling him in stereo. Now, he is a monsignor, and he has been a priest for 67 years....
  • Obama, Romney in dead heat in presidential race (CBS Poll 47 Mitt/ 46 Obama))

    07/18/2012 3:43:03 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 40 replies
    CBSNEWS.com ^ | 7/18/12 | Brian Montopoli
    (CBS News) President Obama and Mitt Romney are effectively tied in the race for the presidency, according to a new CBS News/New York Times survey. Forty-seven percent of registered voters nationwide who lean towards a candidate back Romney, while 46 percent support the president. Four percent are undecided. The one percentage point difference is within the survey's three point margin of error. Romney leads by eight points among men; the president leads by five points among women. The president's supporters are more likely to strongly back their candidate. Fifty-two percent strongly favor Mr. Obama, while just 29 percent of Romney...
  • The Real Crisis Facing Jewry

    07/18/2012 3:42:46 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 18 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 7/18/'12 | Brandon Marlon
    The recently highlighted crisis of Zionism is in fact a quandary afflicting Jewry and no new phenomenon. Rather, it has two sources, each centuries old. One source is the exile and dispersion of a majority of the Jewish people from their native land of Israel by Emperor Hadrian in the year 135 CE, and the deep-seated and long-lasting consequences on the Jewish psyche over the course of the ensuing 1,813 years; the other source is about 200 years old, a gradual religious erosion which begins with the radical Reform movement of Samuel Holdheim in Germany and David Einhorn in the...
  • Bomb kills Assad army chiefs; "decisive" Damascus battle

    07/18/2012 3:36:47 PM PDT · by robowombat · 23 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 18, 2012 | By Dominic Evans and Khaled Yacoub Oweis
    BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - A bomber killed three of Bashar al-Assad's top military officials on Wednesday - including his powerful brother-in-law - in a devastating blow to the Syrian leader's inner circle as rebels closed in, vowing to "liberate" the capital. Assad's brother-in-law, Assef Shawkat, was one of the principal figures in the tight, clan-based ruling elite that has been battling to put down a 16-month rebellion against four decades of rule by Assad and his father. The defense minister and a senior general were also killed and two other top security officials wounded in the attack on a crisis meeting...
  • Analysis of NPRs interview of LCWR Pres. Sr. Pat Farrell: like a 7-y/os manipulative obfuscation

    07/18/2012 3:35:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | July 17, 2012 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Sr. Pat Farrell of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns) did an interview with the liberal-leaning National Public Radio. Carl Olson of Catholic World Report deftly dissected Sister’s interview. Let’s see the first part with my emphases and comments.[Don't forget: The LCWR's leadership claim that, since they are not clerics, women religious don't have to stand up for Magisterial teachings in their apostolates. Therefore, they think they can blur and be silent about important moral and doctrinal issues and align themselves through that blurring and silence with a secular feminist agenda or with...
  • Gray hairs [Another email from nobama]

    07/18/2012 3:28:33 PM PDT · by upchuck · 17 replies
    email | July 18, 2012 | nobama hissself [right!]
    Friend -- When I decided to run for president, I had significantly fewer gray hairs than I do today. Michelle says I've earned them, which is the nicest possible way to say I'm getting older. In fact, I'm turning 51 in a couple weeks, and to celebrate I'm heading home to Chicago for a get-together at my house. I'd love for you to be one of my guests. Donate $3 or whatever you can to support the campaign, and you'll be automatically entered to join me at home in Chicago -- flight and hotel covered for you and a guest...
  • Americans on no-fly list over terror concerns still allowed to enroll in flight school

    07/18/2012 3:27:01 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 15 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | Published July 18, 2012
    U.S. citizens who are on the government's list of people banned from flying because they're considered terror threats are not prevented from learning how to fly in schools around the country, according to government regulation.
  • Project Veritas Investigates Union Fraud in America

    07/18/2012 3:18:17 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 4 replies
    We asked top officials at the Laborers International Union for help funding a fake company that literally does nothing but dig holes and then put the dirt back. THE UNION BOSSES LOVED THE IDEA! It almost is exactly the same as where we were with Green Jobs, Green New York, said LIUNA Director John Hutchings. Between us, a lot of it is bullsh--. More like fraud. Over $112 million worth of it. But, according to Hutchings, thats no problem because, Were good with [Senator Kirsten] Gillibrand and [Senator Chuck] Schumertheyll support it.
  • Is anyone else having a "Plague" of tiny flies?

    07/18/2012 3:09:40 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 105 replies
    18 July 2012 | US Navy Vet
    If so what did you do to rid yourself of them?
  • Poll: Enthusiasm up for Romney, down for Obama

    07/18/2012 3:07:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 18, 2012 | Donovan Slack
    A new CBS News/New York Times poll to be released Wednesday found some troubling trends for Team Obama. From the CBS report: "[T]hree and a half months before election day, Republican enthusiasm about voting this year has shot up since Mitt Romney clinched the nomination in April, from 36 percent of Republicans saying they were more enthusiastic in March to 49 percent now. President Obama was helped to election in 2008 by a wave of voter enthusiasm among Democrats, however this year, Democratic enthusiasm is down a bit since March. Twenty-seven percent of Democrats said they were more enthusiastic about...
  • Bad News: Obama's "Plate is Too Full" to Meet With His...Jobs Council

    07/18/2012 3:07:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 18, 2012 | Guy Benson
    He's a busy guy, you know:   President Barack Obama’s Jobs Council hasn’t met publicly for six months, even as the issue of job creation dominates the 2012 election. At this point, the hiatus — which reached the half-year mark Tuesday — might be less awkward than an official meeting, given the hornet’s nest of issues that could sting Obama and the council members if the private-sector panel gets together.  For starters, there’s the discomfort many business leaders may feel in appearing to embrace the president with his reelection bid in full swing. Then, there’s the fact that some members...
  • White House: Obama Not Gutting Welfare Reform, GOP Criticism 'Hypocrisy' (Carney lies)

    07/18/2012 3:02:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    CNSNews ^ | July 18, 2012 | Fred Lucas
    (CNSNews.com) White House Press Secretary Jay Carney denied the Obama administration was trying to undermine the work requirements of the 1996 welfare reform law and said the Department of Health and Human Services waiver proposal is similar to what Republican lawmakers backed in the last decade. Late last week, the Department of Health and Human Services announced plans to unilaterally without approval from Congress move to grant waivers to states from the work requirements that were a key element of welfare reform passed by a Republican Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996. The act...
  • GOP To Cite Fisker Auto Maker as Argument Against Obama

    07/18/2012 3:01:09 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/18/12 | Shushannah Walshe | ABC OTUS News
    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will spearhead an effort to re-focus attention on the 2009 economic stimulus and instances where American money was used by companies doing business overseas. Priebus will make the argument at an event in Philadelphia and focus specifically on Fisker, the start-up electric car company that received part of a $529 million federal government loan guarantee from the Obama Administration. A recent TV ad produced by Mitt Romney's presidential campaign lumps Fisker in with failed solar panel manufacturer Solyndra. Fisker has not gone bankrupt like Solyndra, but hit has not yet carried through on plans...
  • Barack Obama is no liberal hes a lying, corrupt, lawbreaking, power hungry, crony-capitalist.

    07/18/2012 2:55:12 PM PDT · by grundle · 16 replies
    1) In April 2009, antiwar activists who helped elect Obama accused him of using the same off the books funding as his predecessor George W. Bush when Obama requested an additional $83.4 billion from Congress for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan a provision which Obama had voted against when he was a Senator. 2) In May 2010, it was reported that the Obama administration had selected KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton, for a no-bid contract worth as much as $568 million through 2011 for military support services in Iraq, just hours after the Justice Department had said...
  • Some Healthcare Questions to Ponder (Msgr. Pope nails it!)

    07/18/2012 2:54:32 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 17, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I have waited a bit till the dust settled on the Supreme Court decision of last month to ask some questions of about healthcare, and more specifically Health Insurance. I waited because this is neither a political blog, nor a legal blog. I want to leave the political commentary and questions to others, and let the legal types parse the Constitutional questions.My questions are more personal and directed to us who are consumers of health care, especially about Insurance and how we pay for healthcare than healthcare itself. It is also about the high costs of healthcare.While we may all...
  • The Right to National Bankruptcy

    07/18/2012 2:54:31 PM PDT · by BfloGuy · 1 replies
    The Mises Institute ^ | 18 July 2012 | Andrew Foy, M.D.
    People like me who believe the government should play a less active role in subsidizing healthcare costs are often asked the question "Do you believe healthcare is a basic human right?"While this is an important philosophical question to ponder, it often lends itself to unexamined answers and political demagoguery. The imprecise answer "yes" to this question by most governments around the world (including the United States) has served mainly to accelerate healthcare-cost growth and benefit the medical-industrial complex at the expense of the public. To appreciate this point, one must consider the reality of what having a right to...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-18-12

    07/18/2012 2:48:13 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 7-18-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Brigitte Bardot Supports Renegade Cow

    07/18/2012 2:44:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The Local ^ | 12 Jul 2012
    A cow has escaped a slaughterhouse in the Alps and has been on the run since last week. Brigitte Bardot's animal welfare foundation says it wants to give the renegade cow a home. Ten days after her escape, the renegade cow has yet to be found. On July 2nd, the cow was being herded into a slaughterhouse in Bonneville, in the Alps, when it bolted at deaths door and fled staff. French police have unsuccessfully combed the area around the slaughterhouse to find her. On the internet, many people have rallied in support of the cow in recent days, calling...
  • The Lancet proves euthanasia deaths are rising in The Netherlands

    07/18/2012 2:41:33 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/17/12 | Alex Schadenberg
    The long awaited 2010 nationwide examination of the euthanasia law in the Netherlands was published in The Lancet on July 11, 2012. The study found that: * the number of euthanasia deaths has grown significantly since 2005 (4050 in 2010, 2425 in 2005) * the under-reporting of euthanasia in the Netherlands has grown since 2005 (23% in 2010, 20% in 2005) * there is a growth in deaths by terminal sedation (12.3% in 2010, 8.2% in 2005) * the percentage of requests for euthanasia being fulfilled has increased (45% in 2010, 37% in 2005) * the number of deaths without...
  • GM's 'Gay' Chevrolet Volt Ad Goes Viral

    07/18/2012 2:41:18 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 21 replies
    MSN Auto ^ | July 18, 2012 | Joshua Condon
    Last month, General Motors ran a print ad for the Chevy Volt in Between the Lines, a newspaper for gays and lesbians in the Michigan area, for a reported total cost of $750. The ad was created specifically for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community around the Detroit Gay Pride 2012 festival in June, with a rainbow icon running beneath the image and a tagline of an anthropomorphized Volt saying, "Mom, Dad, I'm electric" to a pair of Chevy models -- a Tahoe and Cruze -- looking on from the sides. The ad also included text that said,...
  • 71 year old Man shoots robbers - Caught on tape!

    07/18/2012 2:40:29 PM PDT · by South40 · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/17/2012
    Video here
  • The Constitution, Vattel, and Natural Born Citizen: What Our Framers Knew

    07/18/2012 2:31:08 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 38 replies
    American Clarion ^ | July 18, 2012 | Publius Huldah
    We have been visited recently with several very silly articles which assert that Marco Rubio is a natural born Citizen within the meaning of Art. II, 1, cl. 5, U.S. Constitution (ratified 1789), and hence is qualified to be President: Bret Baier (Fox News) asserts that Congress can define (and presumably redefine, from time to time) terms in the Constitution by means of law. Chet Arthur in American Thinker quips that the original meaning of natural born citizen is determined by reference to The Heritage Guide to the Constitution and to the definition of citizen at Sec. 1 of the...
  • DOJ sues to open Tenn. mosque

    07/18/2012 2:26:38 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 18, 2012, 5:11 PM EDT | TRAVIS LOLLER
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to force a Tennessee county to allow a Muslim congregation to begin worshipping in its newly built mosque, which has faced a strong opposition from a group of residents. The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and Islamic leaders in Murfreesboro filed separate lawsuits Wednesday against Rutherford County seeking an emergency order to let worshippers into the building before the holy month of Ramadan starts at sundown Thursday. In May, a Rutherford County judge overturned the county's approval of the mosque construction and this month he ordered the county...
  • Romney Defends Obama at Ohio Town Hall

    07/18/2012 2:24:59 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 62 replies
    ksfo560.com ^ | July 18, 2012
    (BOWLING GREEN, Ohio) -- Back in May, Mitt Romney was criticized for not immediately rebuking a woman at a town hall who said President Obama should be tried for treason with democrats saying he stood silently during attacks on the president. But Wednesday, during a town hall in the battleground state of Ohio, Romney didnt miss a beat when one woman referred to Obama as a job-killing monster. The woman, who did not identify herself to the crowd more than saying she is an angry mom, was telling Romney about her sons struggling business and said, Hes had to lay...
  • Why the Death of 'Deep Purple' Keyboardist Jon Lord, Matters More Than Ever

    07/18/2012 2:21:28 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 70 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/18/2012 | Douglas Maher
    Jon Lord passed away on the morning of July 16th at the age of 71. Mr. Lord left the Earth surrounded by loved ones and leaving behind a legacy that has been so criminally underrated and disregarded by the "intelligentsia media critics" and "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame clique", that his death is creating not only an outpouring of grief and reflection....but anger as well. Lord served as a founding member of one of the most successful rock and roll bands of all time: Deep Purple. Deep Purple is the band that during the 1970s, 80s, and 90s had...
  • 1001 Reasons to Vote Against Barack Obama_ Complete Edition

    07/18/2012 2:21:00 PM PDT · by rdb3 · 11 replies
    Conservative Daily News ^ | 16 JUNE 2012 | Kyle Becker
    1001 Reasons to Vote Against Barack Obama: Complete Edition By Kyle Becker on Jun 16, 2012 in exposing Obama, Politics This is the full list of 1001 Reasons to Vote Against Barack Obama: The man started his presidency off with a bang by botching his oath of office. For good measure, he set the tone for his administration for allowing Chief Justice John Roberts to take the blame for the error. Obama promises on the campaign trail to immediately shut down Guantanamo Bay.  The detention facility is open three years later and counting. In the same breath, he promises...
  • Oregon farmer buys hundreds of waterbeds for his cows

    07/18/2012 2:17:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/18/12 | Eric Pfeiffer
    At least four dairies in Oregon's Willamette Valley have bought into the "new thing" in dairy farming: buying waterbeds for their cows. "There's four or five dairies in the Willamette Valley that have them. It's really beginning to catch on around here," Kevin Krous with NW Dairy Service told KGW The cow waterbed trend reportedly first began in Minnesota but is now starting to catch on the West Coast. For example, the Van Loon Dairy has purchased more than 300 such beds for their cows, at a cost of more than $100,000. "As the cow gets ready to lie down,...
  • Elderly Man Saves a Cafe Full of People By Shooting Gun-Wielding Robbers; NBC, CBS Skip

    07/18/2012 2:17:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | July 18, 2012 | Scott Whitlock
    All three evening newscasts on Tuesday and two out of the three morning shows on Wednesday skipped the dramatic story of an elderly Florida man who saved a cafe full of people from gun-wielding robbers. Only Good Morning America covered the story of seventy-one-year-old Samuel Williams using his own weapon fend off attackers. News reader Josh Elliot lauded the "gun-toting senior citizen" for his quick action and for "not taking it anymore." Co-host George Stephanopoulos narrated the video: "There he is right there. Takes them on. Saves the whole cafe." Elliott praised it as "remarkable." He misleadingly described, "Williams does...
  • THE MARK LEVIN SHOW Wednesday, July-18-2012

    07/18/2012 2:14:40 PM PDT · by Fudd Fan · 70 replies
    The Mark Levin Show ^ | Mark R. Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Marks Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles. --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to The Levin Lounge Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Marks show: 1-877-381-3811
  • CL&P takes hit from PURA over storms response

    07/18/2012 2:12:41 PM PDT · by matt04 · 2 replies
    Utility regulators concluded in a draft decision Tuesday that Connecticut Light & Power was "deficient and inadequate" in its preparation and response to the two storms that caused prolonged blackouts last year. The report by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority says the state's largest power company should face unspecified financial sanctions "as a penalty for poor management performance and to provide incentives for improvement." CL&P was unsure if it will seek changes in the report before it is formally adopted by the authority Aug. 1. ... The draft released late Tuesday afternoon followed the tone set by two earlier reviews...
  • Carney on Why Obama Jobs Council AWOL for SIX MONTHS: 'He Has a Lot On His Plate'

    07/18/2012 2:12:35 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 18, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Boy, I'll say! More at Reaganite Republican _________________________________________________ Politico RCP h/tDrudge
  • Saudi Arabia bails out the Palestinian Authority

    07/18/2012 2:10:36 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 4 replies
    worldnewstribune.com/ ^ | 13JUL13 | Not Listed
    RAMALLAH Saudi Arabia has intervened to rescue the Palestinian Authority from its worst financial crisis. Officials said the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom has agreed to relay $100 million to the regime of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. The officials said the money was expected to be transferred from Riyad to the West Bank over the next few days. This support will have a deep impact in deepening the steadfastness of the Palestinian people, PA Prime Minister Salam Fayad said. In a statement on July 15, Fayad said the Saudi donation marked the latest in a series of financial assistance by...
  • 'Five Israelis Dead' in Burgas Blast, 'Mostly Youths'

    07/18/2012 2:06:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/7/12 | Gabe Kahn and Gil Ronen
    An explosion on a bus transporting Israeli tourists at the airport near the city of Burgas in Bulgaria has reportedly left seven dead, five of whom are apparently Israelis. Bulgarian television said that the dead apparently include a Bulgarian tour guide. The destination is popular among Israeli youths and most of the casualties are reportedly youths. The Foreign Ministry has announced that it is sending personnel to the site. Voice of Israel Radio said that about 30 people are wounded, four of them seriously, quoting Bulgarian TV. It said that a suicide bomber boarded the bus before the explosion occurred,...
  • Nestle blames biofuels for high food prices

    07/18/2012 2:03:37 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 62 replies
    BBC ^ | July 18, 2012 | James Melik
    The head of the world's largest food producer believes high prices are due to the growing of crops for biofuels."The time of cheap food prices is over," says Nestle chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe. He is highly critical of the rise in the production of bio-diesel, saying this puts pressure on food supplies by using land and water that would otherwise be used to grow crops for human or animal consumption."If no food was used for fuel, the prices would come down again - that is very clear," he says. "We are now in a new world with a completely different level...