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  • Desperate Dems Hide Behind Big Bird

    10/04/2012 9:18:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 5, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Mitt Romney sure ruffled a lot of feathers over his proposal to eliminate taxpayer funding for government-sponsored TV. As soon as the GOP presidential candidate singled out PBS for cuts during the presidential debate in Denver, the hysterical squawking commenced. Left-leaning celebrities immediately erupted on Twitter. "WOW!!! No PBS!! WTF how about cutting congress's stuff leave big bird alone," Whoopi Goldberg fumed. "Mitt is smirky, sweaty, indignant and smug with an unsettling hint of hysteria. And he wants to kill BIG BIRD," actress Olivia Wilde despaired. "Who picks on Big Bird!!! #bulliesthatswho," actress Taraji Henson chimed in. Social media activists...
  • Divisive Mexico labor reform signals battles ahead for Pena Nieto

    10/04/2012 9:16:01 PM PDT · by JerseyanExile
    China Post ^ | October 4, 2012 | Dave Graham
    By the time Mexico's president-elect, Enrique Pena Nieto, takes office in December, he will almost certainly have a labor reform law on the books and one less battle to fight with skeptics inside his party. But plenty more skirmishes await as the youthful Pena Nieto, 46, faces a showdown with traditionalists in his Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), commonly dubbed “dinosaurs.” On Saturday, the lower house of Congress gave its approval to the biggest overhaul of Mexico's job market in over 40 years, a bill designed to re strict labor lawsuits, regulate outsourcing and make it easier for employers to hire...
  • Biden: Why, "Yes We Do" Want to Raise Your Taxes By $1 Trillion!

    10/04/2012 9:13:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4. 2012 | Heather Ginsberg
    In his speech Biden says: "On top of the trillions of dollars of spending that we have already cut, we’re gonna ask – yes – we’re gonna ask the wealthy to pay more," said Biden. "My heart breaks, come on man. You know the phrase they always use? Obama and Biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. Guess what? Yes we do in one regard. We want to let that trillion dollar tax cut expire so the middle class doesn’t have to bear the burden of all that money going to the super wealthy. That’s not a tax...
  • Obama’s State Department CUT Security at ????

    10/04/2012 9:13:01 PM PDT · by Snuph · 15 replies
    The Jawa Report ^ | 10/04/2012 | Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D.
    In the six months leading up to the assault on the United States consulate in Benghazi, the State Department reduced the number of trained Americans guarding U.S. facilities in Libya, according to a leading House Republican investigating the Sept. 11 anniversary attacks. The reduction in U.S. security personnel increased America’s reliance on local Libyan guards for the protection of its diplomats.
  • OBAMA RAISES $150M IN SEPTEMBER, TRIES TO BLOCK 'BLOCKBUSTER' DONOR SCANDAL

    10/04/2012 9:07:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 100 replies
    President Barack Obama’s campaign raised more than $150 million in September, which was a record haul for the 2012 cycle, but the campaign may be actively trying to block a story in the works about a “blockbuster donor scandal” that could put its fundraising numbers under intense scrutiny.
  • Was Obama rattled by developing donor scandal story?

    10/04/2012 8:59:36 PM PDT · by FL911 · 8 replies
    The Examinner ^ | 10/2/2012 | Paul Bedard
    President Obama's reelection campaign, rattled by his Wednesday night debate performance, could be in for even worse news. According to knowledgeable sources, a national magazine and a national web site are preparing a blockbuster donor scandal story.
  • Is it just me, or were people just happier today?

    10/04/2012 8:54:13 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 36 replies
    10/04/12 | b.b.e.b.
    I was out and about today, it was like people were relieved by the out come of the debate, anyone else notice that?
  • Embassies Facing Security Cuts Waste Money on Chevy Volts

    10/04/2012 8:45:14 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 6 replies
    The U.S. military's newspaper, Stars & Stripes, recently reported that the Pentagon is buying Chevy Volts in a 1,500 electric-vehicle purchase, as part of the Defense Department's "green initiatives," which seek to reduce the country's dependence on foreign energy sources.
  • David Letterman bitter - can't swallow Romney's last night win

    10/04/2012 8:43:04 PM PDT · by Milagros · 59 replies
    He start off his show, as he tries bashing Romney... But he is too angry at his beloved Obama for losing. I start feeling sympathy for poor Dave...
  • Romney's Going to Win

    10/04/2012 8:36:03 PM PDT · by kingattax · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 4, 2012 | The Drive-By Pundit
    After viewing Wednesday's presidential debate, I continue to strongly disagree with the polls and with the conservative crowd who assume that this election is far from over. The election's been over for a while -- only not in favor of the current president, which has been the meme of the mainstream media for months now. Obama is toast, so Mr. Romney, sir, let me be the first to call you, in print, "Mr. President." Remember that when you get my application for a communications job in your administration.
  • Film dramatizing bin Laden raid airing Nov. 4

    10/04/2012 8:31:14 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 4, 2012 | LYNN ELBER
    LOS ANGELES — A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden is set to debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential election. "Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," from The Weinstein Co. and Voltage Pictures, will air Sunday, Nov. 4, the channel said Thursday. President Barack Obama faces Republican challenger Mitt Romney at the polls two days later.
  • Vanity:Freeper Help Needed (Boston/PANDAS Syndrome)

    10/04/2012 8:27:01 PM PDT · by Hazelwood Redneck Brain Trust · 9 replies
    A lady from my church commented on Facebook this evening and I just happened to catch it - it was in regards to a medical condition called PANDAS. I know that one of her kids has an obscure medical condition but I don't know the particulars. So,I read the big long story* on Facebook (Short version - child has PANDAS & gets sick. Parents take child to Boston Childrens Hospital. Hospital is acting strangely. Child Protective Services takes control of child. Prelim hearing gives temporary custody to State. Child is still hospitalized.) I did "Bing" searches on most names given,...
  • Ancient Romans, Chinese Helped Warm Planet

    10/04/2012 8:25:35 PM PDT · by Milagros · 22 replies
    Newser ^ | Oct. 4, 2012
    Ancient Romans, Chinese Helped Warm Planet ICE SAMPLES REVEAL GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Oct 4, 2012 1:08 AM CDT (NEWSER) – Human activity contributed to climate change long before the Industrial Revolution, according to new research. Scientists analyzing ice core samples from Greenland found a spike in emissions of the greenhouse gas methane during a 200-year period around 2,000 years ago, when the ancient Roman and Chinese empires were at their peak, reports the Los Angeles Times. Researchers believe the rise was caused by the widespread use of charcoal as fuel and the burning of...
  • Voices Without A Vote (A Great Video)

    10/04/2012 8:22:47 PM PDT · by kingattax · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7-4-12 | networktalkradio
    The teenagers who speak in this video belong to http://www.im2moro.org. These young people realize that if they don't stand up and speak out for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness today, they will be living in a very different America tomorrow.
  • Why Do Gangsters Aim Their Guns Sideways? Marine Marksman Sheds Light On Gangbanger Tactics

    10/04/2012 8:21:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 4 October 2012 | Damien Gayle
    So why do gangsters aim their guns sideways? Marine marksman sheds light on how gunmen from the 'hood unwittingly use a well-known aiming technique It's an iconic image immortalised in dozens of Hollywood gangster films: the gangster aiming down the side of his pistol before pumping a volley of bullets into his victim. But with most people knowing that the aiming sights are found on the top of a gun barrel, it's also a counter-intuitive way to accurately fire a weapon. So why is it that gangsters are always shown using their guns in this way? According to Jon Davis,...
  • Romney on '47%': I was 'completely wrong'

    10/04/2012 8:20:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 4, 2012 | KASIE HUNT
    FISHERSVILLE, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has described his disparaging remarks about the 47% of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes as "not elegantly stated." Now he's calling them "just completely wrong." Romney had contended that nearly half of Americans consider themselves "victims" and are dependent on government.
  • We Are All Bullies Now: Jennifer Livingston, meet Kenneth Krause, Liberal, Atheist, Secular Humanist

    10/04/2012 8:18:53 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 28 replies
    st.johnny.com ^ | 10/02/12 | Anthony Horvath
    How was I able to determine that the the speaker would be a liberal worried about the ‘obesity’ epidemic? Come on folks. Open your eyes. Just as a simple example, consider this story that I read just today about the USDA encouraging parents to introduce crappy food that kids don’t like at home, so that they will eat them at school. And why is our government ‘waging war’ on obesity? Consider a bit of news that I heard on WIZM just a few weeks ago: Wisconsin obesity rate among adults on the rise, study finds Trust for America’s Health released...
  • We Are All Bullies Now: Jennifer Livingston, meet Kenneth Krause, Liberal, Atheist, Secular Humanist

    10/04/2012 8:18:42 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 2 replies
    st.johnny.com ^ | 10/02/12 | Anthony Horvath
    How was I able to determine that the the speaker would be a liberal worried about the ‘obesity’ epidemic? Come on folks. Open your eyes. Just as a simple example, consider this story that I read just today about the USDA encouraging parents to introduce crappy food that kids don’t like at home, so that they will eat them at school. And why is our government ‘waging war’ on obesity? Consider a bit of news that I heard on WIZM just a few weeks ago: Wisconsin obesity rate among adults on the rise, study finds Trust for America’s Health released...
  • Obama pays price for ducking the questions

    10/04/2012 8:11:51 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 4, 2012 | Dana Milbank
    Barack Obama received a valuable reminder in his drubbing at Wednesday night’s debate: He is a president, not a king. In the hours after the Republican challenger Mitt Romney embarrassed the incumbent in their first meeting, Obama loyalists expressed puzzlement that the incumbent had done badly. But Obama has only himself to blame, because he set himself up for Wednesday’s emperor-has-no-clothes moment. For the past four years, he has worked assiduously to avoid being questioned, maintaining a regal detachment from the media and other sources of dissent and skeptical inquiry. Obama has set a modern record for refusal to be...
  • Pa. lawmaker refuses Pledge of Allegiance at House meeting

    10/04/2012 8:11:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    WHTM, ABC Channel 27, Harrisburg PA ^ | Oct 03, 2012 7:48 PM | Dennis Owens
    Politicians are often criticized for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time that's taken the wrong way. But state Representative Babette Josephs (D-Philadelphia) is being criticized for what she refused to say. The drama unfolded at what was billed as a non-controversial House State Government Committee meeting Wednesday morning. Republican Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) asked Josephs to lead the group in the Pledge of Allegiance; a rather routine request that became anything but when Josephs refused. "Based on my First Amendment rights and based on the fact that I really think it's a prayer. I don't pray in public,"...
  • Jesse Jackson, Wright 'arranged' Obama marriage

    10/04/2012 8:10:10 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 58 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Oct 3, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    As a young single woman, Michelle Robinson was a fixture in the home of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, who along with Rev. Jeremiah Wright “arranged” her marriage to Barack Obama, according to sources in Chicago who know the couple. Jackson’s daughter, Santita, is still one of Michelle’s best friends. “It all relates back to Trinity and to the Jesse Jackson orbit of blacks here in Chicago who gave Obama legitimacy and helped him establish his identity as a black man,” Robyn explained. “The political left wanted to push a black to the presidency, and the key operatives in the...
  • Rapid test pinpoints newborns' genetic diseases in days

    10/04/2012 8:09:31 PM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies
    NATURE NEWS ^ | 03 October 2012 | Monya Baker
    Method raises hopes for routine whole-genome sequencing in neonatal intensive care. A faster DNA sequencing machine and streamlined analysis of the results can diagnose genetic disorders in days rather than weeks, as reported today in Science Translational Medicine1. Up to a third of the babies admitted to neonatal intensive care units have a genetic disease. Although symptoms may be severe, the genetic cause can be hard to pin down. Thousands of genetic diseases have been described, but relatively few tests are available, and even these may detect only the most common mutations. Whole-genome sequencing could test for many diseases at...
  • Morocco denies entry to Dutch "abortion ship"

    10/04/2012 8:04:19 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 13 replies
    Rooters ^ | 10-4-12 | Souhail Karam
    Morocco blocked a Dutch "abortion ship" from entering one of its harbours on Thursday during a campaign group's first attempt to visit to a Muslim country to raise awareness about safe methods of abortion. The Women on Waves ship, which already has visited traditionally Roman Catholic countries Spain, Portugal and Ireland at the invitation of local women's groups, had planned to arrive at Smir, northern Morocco, but was denied entry.
  • USDA diversity training session included 'illegal immigrants' chant, group claims

    10/04/2012 8:03:09 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 6 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 04, 2012 | unattributed
    The U.S. government paid a Chicago consultant hundreds of thousands of dollars to put on diversity training workshops that, according to one watchdog, included an exercise in which employees were told to chant "our forefathers were illegal immigrants." Conservative group Judicial Watch made the claim this week as it released a handful of documents pertaining to the program -- and alleged that the sessions held by the Department of Agriculture ended up enforcing political views more than promoting tolerance. "Instead of being diversity-oriented or tolerance-oriented, it's more about adopting a mindset," said Lisette Garcia, a senior investigator with the group....
  • Ryan, Romney turn their fire on Biden (The old 'Hope-a-Dope' strategery?)

    10/04/2012 7:58:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/04/12 | Jonathan Easley
    Ryan, Romney turn their fire on BidenBy Jonathan Easley - 10/04/12 08:57 PM ET Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan turned their fire on Vice President Joe Biden at a joint rally in Fisherville, Va., Thursday night, pouncing on Biden’s remark earlier in the day, when he inartfully said he would allow the Bush-era tax cuts to expire. “Last night, President Obama made it very clear he’s going to raise taxes,” Ryan said. “Today, Vice President Joe Biden made it even more clear. He asked himself a question. He asked if he and President Obama want a trillion-dollar tax hike, and...
  • Was Obama rattled by developing donor scandal story?

    10/04/2012 7:57:52 PM PDT · by sushiman · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/4/12 | Paul Bedard
    President Obama's reelection campaign, rattled by his Wednesday night debate performance, could be in for even worse news. According to knowledgeable sources, a national magazine and a national web site are preparing a blockbuster donor scandal story.
  • The Idea That Barack Obama Was Stoned Is Not Outlandish.

    10/04/2012 7:56:08 PM PDT · by nathanbedford · 117 replies
    vanity ^ | October 5, 2012 | Nathan Bedford
    The Idea That Barack Obama Was Stoned Is Not Outlandish. The man has lost a lot of weight. He has a history of drug abuse. By his own admission he has been unable to focus on one of the most important events of his life, scheduled to occur in front of 70 million people. His published schedule reveals a pattern of empty hours. His image has deteriorated markedly with dark shadows under his eyes, sagging cheeks, and generally a hangdog look which is commonly associated with drug abusers. He was listless in the debate. He could not maintain eye contact,...
  • The political Season Is Mad Season

    10/04/2012 7:52:01 PM PDT · by IslamE
    http://www.youtube.com/ ^ | 10/2/2012 | Bryan Hipple
    I made a video for the political season, enjoy!
  • NAACP Official: Obama Campaign Staffer Threatened Me

    10/04/2012 7:45:30 PM PDT · by thefoundersrock · 25 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 10/04/12 | Mike Krauser
    The President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP alleges a director of the re-election campaign of Barack Obama has threatened and intimidated him because he doesn’t support the president....
  • Obama aides internally disputed terrorism finding for several days, sources say

    10/04/2012 7:45:17 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 16 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 04, 2012 | James Rosen
    The day after U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice told five Sunday shows that the Benghazi attacks were spontaneous mob actions and not premeditated, Fox News has learned, U.S. intelligence officials contacted independent security contractors to review critical evidence in the case. Their purpose was to help these officials rebut Ambassador Rice’s claim in a high-stakes internal dispute that was still taking place at the highest levels of the intelligence community and the Obama administration, sources close to the process tell Fox News. The disclosure shows that U.S. policymakers and intelligence chieftains were debating how to characterize the Benghazi attacks fully five...
  • NASCAR - The Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega - Sunday 10/7/12 @ 1pm ET on ESPN

    10/04/2012 7:39:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 119 replies
    NASCAR.com ^ | 10/4/12
    Chase for the Cup Race 4 opens up all kinds of possibilities as the field takes on Talladega this Sunday. The Big One(s) await.
  • The First Presidential Debate: A Choice or an Echo?

    10/04/2012 7:38:42 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 17 replies
    American Conservative ^ | Oct 4 2012 | Noah Nillman
    I tried to live-blog this thing, but just didn’t have the energy. So here is my strongest impression of the debate overall: Mitt Romney wants the audience to believe that he and Barack Obama disagree profoundly on fundamental philosophy, but disagree only very marginally about policy. Over and over again, Mitt Romney would attack the President on general principles, then the President would say, in so many words, “well, the implications of that view are” and start listing policy implications, and Romney would retort: no, I don’t believe any of that, in fact that stuff you say I oppose is...
  • Romney campaign exudes confidence, 'believes he can win'

    10/04/2012 7:37:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/4/2012 | Justin Sink
    Mitt Romney’s campaign was noticeably more confident on Thursday, a day after the Republican candidate was widely judged to have beaten President Obama in the first presidential debate. Aides and surrogates seemed invigorated by Romney's performance, and were more combative in public. “This is a campaign that believes he can win,” said Republican strategist Ron Bonjean. “Once Romney was on stage with the president, and he was able to score points against him, there was a Wizard of Oz effect that pulled back the curtain. There's a renewed effort and spirit that wasn't there a couple days ago.” One spokeswoman...
  • Judge decides for pope that funding contraception is not a sin

    10/04/2012 7:37:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    lsn ^ | 10.4.2012 | Johanna Dasteel
    Last week, a federal district judge in Missouri dismissed a case against the HHS mandate, ruling that forcing Catholics to pay for contraception and abortion-inducing drugs does not violate their faith, because they remain “free to exercise their religion, by not using contraceptives.” In her ruling, Judge Carol E. Jackson contended that the mandate does not prohibit a business owner’s religious worship or personal decision not to use contraceptives, echoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ contention that the new mandate does not “affect an individual woman’s freedom to decide not to use birth control.” “This Court rejects the proposition that requiring...
  • Obama-Romney presidential debate 2012: Mitt clobbers Obama (animated humor)

    10/04/2012 7:36:01 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 10 replies
    Some animated violence. Obama-Romney presidential debate 2012: Mitt clobbers Obama
  • Matthews Goes On Mini-Tingle Rant: ... (PMSLSD Delusion Alert)

    10/04/2012 7:34:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 46 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/4/2012 | Noah Rothman
    On Thursday’s Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown performed a postmortem on Wednesday night’s presidential debate which most political observers agreed President Barack Obama lost. Matthews was confused how, “objectively,” a man with such “scope,” “relevance,” and an “I.Q. in the hundred and whatever range” lost the debate. Brown said that he thought Obama was concerned that if he took on Mitt Romney, the public may have perceived him as “taking advantage of a lesser.” Matthews asked Brown if there was hope for the president to not cede too much ground to Romney because,...
  • S.F.'s new archbishop takes over

    10/04/2012 7:31:14 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/4/12 | Stephanie M. Lee
    More than 2,000 worshipers filled St. Mary's Cathedral on Thursday to see Salvatore Cordileone assume his role as Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, as several dozen protesters angered by his leading role in the fight against same-sex marriage demonstrated outside. "I know in my own life God has always had a way of putting me in my place - little and sometimes big ways of reminding me of my need to depend upon him and to attend to the work of my own rebuilding from within," Cordileone told the congregation. "I would say, though, that with this latest episode...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Mitt Romney needs 'big boy pants (flashback)'

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz offered Mitt Romney and his campaign team some stark advice on Monday: They “need to put their big boy and big girl pants on and defend his record.” “Mitt Romney is running for president of the United States, and, you know, he and his campaign team leadership need to put their big boy and big girl pants on and defend his record,” The Democratic National Committee chair said on MSNBC. “They don’t want to show us his record. They’re running the most secretive campaign for president of a major party in history.”
  • Elizabeth (“Dances with Moonbats") Warren supporters: “No! No! No! it couldn't be true... (CONT)

    10/04/2012 7:26:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/03/12 | Jim Bozeman
    Elizabeth Warren supporters: “No! No! No! it couldn't be true that anyone else could love you like I do.”by Jim Bozeman Wednesday, October 3, 2012 **SNIP** Elizabeth “Dances with Moonbats" Warren, is not content to be a self-professed Indian or a self-professed professor (say that five times fast). She is also a self-professed lawyer in Massachusetts. The problem is, she doesn’t have a license to practice law in the Bay State. **SNIP** If the voters of Massachusetts elect Elizabeth “Joke-ahantas" Warren as their next U.S. Senator, then they deserve what they get. Maybe the state that sent Barney Frank to...
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Great-Grandfather Reportedly Killed a Native American

    10/04/2012 7:24:35 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 13 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 4, 2012 | Mytheous Holt
    “The white man was a good shot and the bullet from his Winchester passed through the body of Yaholar.” This simple sentence, describing Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s great-grandfather, John Crawford, may finally put a bullet not simply in the long dead corpse of Native American Louis Yaholar, but also of Warren’s supposed family mythology. It comes from a turn-of-the-20th-century news story uncovered by William Jacobi at Legal Insurrection, who explains the genealogical connection between this random incident of White-on-Native-American violence and Warren’s campaign: // But, while Warren thinks she has found a safe place in her family lore,...
  • The College Football Czar: Week 6

    10/04/2012 7:22:37 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 1 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | October 4, 2012 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar Week 6 Week five in review: The College Football Czar declined to pad his record by including any of last week’s mismatches involving highly-ranked teams, but still managed to compile his best record to this point in the season, at 15-4. For the season, he is now 70-32, for a .686 winning percentage. The Czar noticed several linemen around the country last week who were wearing very wide black belts that appeared to be some kind of protective device for their backs. The odd thing was that they were wearing them over their uniforms. If you...
  • Prayer Request for Michelle, Sister of my Sister-in-law, Mother of 3 brave boys serving our Nation

    10/04/2012 7:21:49 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 42 replies
    Self
    Received the following email from my Sister-in-Law: Hello Everyone, Just wanted to share some news about my sister Michelle. She has been diagnosed with Oral Cancer. About 10 days ago she had an ulcer removed from her lower lip and just received the results of the biopsy yesterday. The good news is that it has not spread to her lymph nodes and hopefully is localized. She is now scheduled for additional surgery on October 16th – the doctor needs to remove more of the surrounding tissue to make sure that all of it has been removed. The recovery period is...
  • Sunni Muslim 'Extremists' Committed 70% of Terrorist Murders in 2011

    10/04/2012 7:17:54 PM PDT · by Milagros · 8 replies
    CNS ^ | Aug. 2012
    Sunni Muslim 'Extremists' Committed 70% of Terrorist Murders in 2011 cnsnews.com › News Aug 3, 2012 – The report says that in 2011, a total of 10,283 terrorism attacks across the world killed 12,533 people. Terrorism also is blamed for 25,903 ... By Edwin Mora August 3, 2012 (CNSNews.com) - Sunni Muslim terrorists committed “about 70 percent” of the 12,533 terrorist murders in the world last year, according to a report by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). The information comes from the 2011 NCTC Report on Terrorism, which is based on information available as of March 12, 2012. “Sunni extremists...
  • Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, Israel

    10/04/2012 7:14:45 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 60 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | October 4, 2012 | Karen Levy
    Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, IsraelBy Karen Levy Israel News AgencyNew York, New York --- October 4, 2012 ... Jewish Democrats who have voted for Democratic Presidents in the past four Presidential elections are now jumping ship and plan on voting for the economic and foreign policies advocated by US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The INA poll, which was released after the first Presidential debate last night where Mitt Romney clearly buried a depressed and nervous Barack Obama, illustrates that over fifty percent of all democratic voters are now either unsure or committed to voting for the...
  • California mom Lorraine Cuevas gets 180 days in jail for not sending kids to school

    10/04/2012 7:11:55 PM PDT · by grundle · 16 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | October 3, 2012 | Michael Walsh
    Imagine if "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" spawned more than 100 sequels. That's how long one California mother kept her children home from school, but she cannot play hooky herself from a 180-day jail sentence. Lorraine Cuevas, 34, refused to send her second and third grader to Monroe Elementary in Hanford. Her children missed more than 10 percent of the school year, the limit set by the California chronic truancy law, reported KMPH. The school tried to contact Cuevas about her children's combined 116 absences, said Tim Bowers, superintendent of Kings County Schools. "Part of the attendance review process dictates that...
  • Lithuania suing Russian energy giant Gazprom

    10/04/2012 7:04:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 04.10.12 @ 09:25 (October 4) | Nikolaj Nielsen
    Lithuania has highlighted that Russian energy giant Gazprom is facing a series of billion-euro lawsuits on alleged price-fixing, as well as the recently-opened European Commission probe. Vilnius is prosecuting a €1.4 billion legal action against it at the Stockholm Arbitration Tribunal for alleged distortion of gas prices in Lithuania between 2004 and 2012. Lithuania's Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius on Wednesday (3 October) said in a statement that German and Polish companies have also filed Gazprom cases. "In this respect, Lithuania is following suit," said Kubilius. Lithuania is entirely dependent on Gazprom for its gas supplies and imports more than 80...
  • Oil sheen mysteriously appears off Louisiana's Gulf Coast

    10/04/2012 6:58:27 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 33 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/4 | cnn
    (CNN) -- An oil sheen about four miles long has appeared in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday. It was not immediately clear where the oil is coming from, said Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets. The Coast Guard found out about the oil sheen on September 16 after someone spotted it on a satellite image from the multinational oil and gas company BP, Tippets said. A Coast Guard response team went to the location to collect samples, and sent them to the Coast Guard...
  • Rand Paul "Governor Romney Didn't Need Me Last Night... I'm Pretty Impressed With His Performance"

    10/04/2012 6:58:20 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abjncjtFPgA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
  • Black ministers back Warren, dismiss minority controversy

    10/04/2012 6:57:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 4, 2012 | Chris Cassidy
    Clutching a Holy Bible and paraphrasing Scripture at a Roxbury church today, Democratis Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren accepted the endorsement of a coalition of black ministers — who indicated the controversy over her claims of minority status isn’t an issue for them. “I was a stranger and you took me in,” said Warren. “And I’m very grateful for that. I’ve prayed with many of you ... We are not alone, and we’ll do this together.”
  • Obama: Our greatest National Security Risk

    10/04/2012 6:56:51 PM PDT · by publius321 · 8 replies
    http://youtu.be/u-k5_GjeoqY ^ | 10/4/2012 | Scott Ryan
    Is Obama our own Idi Amin? America's Last King of Scotland? His desperation is a cause for concern... (continued)