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  • Travellers fake disabilities to skip airport queues

    10/08/2012 6:32:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/8/2012
    An increasing number of air travellers are faking disabilities to skip queues at security, check-in and departure gates, according to airport and airline staff. Passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) are entitled to free assistance, and are permitted to cut queues at the airport. Support can be requested at the time of booking, or during check-in, but passengers are not required to present proof of disability, prompting unscrupulous able-bodied travellers to exploit the policy. The practice is becoming so common that airline staff have coined the phrase “miracle flights” to describe how some travellers require a wheelchair to board the aircraft,...
  • Obama national spokeswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is under 45% with 16 % “undecided”

    10/08/2012 6:31:15 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 6 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | Oct. 8, 2012 | Emma Karlin, staff writer
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz’ (DWS) reelection campaign may be sagging under the weight of Barack Obama’s slide in popularity among American Jews. The most recent poll data from Florida’s 23rd Congressional District shows DWS is leading Republican Karen Harrington by 4.5% which is just inside the margin of error. A Gravis Marketing poll conducted on October 1 and 2 (before Wednesday night’s debate) found DWS receiving 44.2% to Harrington’s 39.7% with a very significant 16.1% of potential voters calling themselves “undecided.” Being under 45% with a month to go is a precipitous drop in support for DWS who beat Harrington 60/39...
  • Black Middle Class Economically Vulnerable

    10/08/2012 6:27:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/ ^ | October 7, 2012 | Dawn Turner Trice
    Generations of Valerie Magee's family, from her grandparents to her children, have deepened their roots in the black middle class, finding a pathway to prosperity through college education and the support of family members.
  • Obama didn't join Wright's church to follow Jesus

    10/08/2012 6:26:45 AM PDT · by wesagain · 29 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Oct 8, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Barack Obama joined Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago purely for political reasons, according to long-term member of the congregation who knew the Obamas. “Obama may say he’s a Christian, but he’s not,” said the member, identified for this story as “Rose.” “Joining Trinity for Obama was a political decision, not a religious one.” Rose pointed out that when Obama came to Chicago after graduating from Columbia University, he was an outsider, albeit with important contacts in Chicago’s African-American power structure. She noted Obama’s mentor in Hawaii was Frank Marshall Davis, the Communist Party USA member and activist who...
  • The Dirty Little Secret: Palestinians Don’t Exist!

    10/08/2012 6:23:49 AM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 28 replies
    CSTNEWS ^ | October 8, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    There is no such group as the Palestinian people. They have never existed, do not exist now, and will not exist in the future. They are the only people in all history that came into existence in a single day! This was admitted by Walid Shoebat, a former PLO terrorist: “Why is it that on June 4th 1967 I was a Jordanian and overnight I became a Palestinian?” He added that he did not mind Jordanian rule. He and his compatriots were Jordanians “until the Jews returned to Jerusalem. Then all of the sudden we were Palestinians.” Shoebat was saying...
  • Part-Time Job Working on Yard Swells Employment- LOL

    10/08/2012 6:20:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Morgan Brittany
    I have had enough of being thought of as stupid.  I’m sick and tired of the media, the administration and the spin doctors putting statistics and information out that is so cock-eyed, it is laughable.  It has been going on for a long time but this week the unemployment numbers were so ridiculous I thought I was watching an SNL comedy routine. How in the world do they think that they can get away with something so ludicrous?  If they wanted to manipulate the numbers to make Obama look good, they should have at least lowered the number to 8%...
  • Columbia classmate: Obama using IRS to punish me

    10/08/2012 6:16:59 AM PDT · by wesagain · 14 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Oct 8, 2012 | Art Moore
    "Outspoken 2008 VP candidate claims prez trying to 'silence critics'"The former Libertarian Party vice presidential candidate who has claimed Barack Obama was unknown to him and his fellow Columbia University classmates charges the president is using the Internal Revenue Service to punish and silence him. Wayne Allyn Root – a pre-law and political science major in the class of 1983, like the president – told WND that despite a spotless tax record, he became the target of an audit in January 2011 when he received an “unsettling” call from an IRS agent who called himself a fan of his and...
  • 1 Dead, 3 Arrested After Fight Between Wedding Parties In Society Hill (Phila.)

    10/08/2012 6:09:26 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 28 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | October 7, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One man suffered a heart attack and later died and three people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a wedding reception brawl at the Sheraton in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia early Sunday morning. Police said at least two separate wedding parties got into a fight that began inside the hotel located at 1 Dock Street. One group of guests fought with another group, who had just returned to the hotel after an off-site reception. It spilled out into the street and police were called in around 1:30 a.m. Eyewitnesses say the fight began in...
  • Chart Of The Day: The "New Normal" Trade Off - Debt vs Jobs

    10/08/2012 6:09:15 AM PDT · by Snuph · 2 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 10/08/2012 | Tyler Duden
    What one can also see is that the public cost of "normalization", aka the Trade Off of the new normal is an additional $4.25 trilion in debt over and above where the previous historic trendline would put total US debt, just under $12 trillion. Instead total debt is now $16.2 trillion. Oddly enough, this translates to precisely $1,000,000 per job gained or saved from the first (and certainly not last) post-crisis trough: yet another fact that will not be mentioned in either the mainstream press or any presidential debate, as sadly trading off record amounts of public debt for new...
  • Obama national spokeswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is under 45% with 16 % “undecided”

    10/08/2012 6:08:26 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | October 8th, 2012 | Emma Karlin
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz’ (DWS) reelection campaign may be sagging under the weight of Barack Obama’s slide in popularity among American Jews. The most recent poll data from Florida’s 23rd Congressional District shows DWS is leading Republican Karen Harrington by 4.5% which is just inside the margin of error. A Gravis Marketing poll conducted on October 1 and 2 (before Wednesday night’s debate) found DWS receiving 44.2% to Harrington’s 39.7% with a very significant 16.1% of potential voters calling themselves “undecided.” Being under 45% with a month to go is a precipitous drop in support for DWS who beat Harrington 60/39...
  • Princeton Economist: Obama Campaign Is Misrepresenting My Study on Romney's Tax Plan

    10/08/2012 6:07:49 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 6 replies
    Last night, the Obama campaign blasted out another email claiming that Mitt Romney's tax plan would either require raising taxes on the middle class or blowing a hole in the deficit. "Even the studies that Romney has cited to claim his plan adds up still show he would need to raise middle-class taxes," said the Obama campaign press release. "In fact, Harvard economist Martin Feldstein and Princeton economist Harvey Rosen both concede that paying for Romney’s tax cuts would require large tax increases on families making between $100,000 and $200,000."
  • American Tribals

    10/08/2012 6:04:27 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 5 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | October 07, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    It isn't hard to see the thin red line that connects the nakedly tribal appeals of the Democratic National Convention with the bloody chaos in the Middle East. Despite Occupy Wall Street's best efforts our kind of tribalism does not involve mobs and gunmen violently attacking other groups, at least not in the formal sense, just representatives of the tribes getting up on the floor of a convention hall and promising that tribal priorities will be upheld through affirmative action and other redistributive schemes that will move more members of the oppressed tribes up the political and economic ladder. We...
  • Why Obama Will Lose All Three Debates

    10/08/2012 6:02:09 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 81 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 10/8/2012 | Monty Pelerin
    President Obama had a terrible debate last week. Supporters and opponents were shocked that he could be so off his game. They shouldn't have been. That they were indicates that they don't understand Obama's serious, likely insurmountable re-election problem. Obama supporters and detractors expect the old Obama to show better form in the next debate. But that is not going to happen! It cannot, because Obama's critical problem is not correctable. Obama's Real Problem The media seemed more surprised by Obama's performance than Romney's. It was Romney who was the surprise and exposed Obama's Achilles heel. Daniel Henninger observed (my...
  • Scientists Win Nobel Prize for Stem-Cell Work [ELIMINATES NEED FOR EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS!]

    10/08/2012 6:01:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/8/12 | GAUTAM NAIK
    John B. Gurdon of the U.K. and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan shared this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in so-called cellular reprogramming, which has unleashed a wave of advances in everything from cloning to the possible treatment of diseases using stem cells.... It also allows scientists to create human embryonic stem cells without having to destroy human embryos, sidestepping an approach that has long been fraught with ethical controversies. Most important, perhaps, it has significantly advanced the prospect of using a patient's own mature cells to create fresh tissue and treat disease.
  • Obama ad: Romney is 'reckless' with foreign policy

    10/08/2012 5:58:27 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 16 replies
    cnn ^ | 10/8/2012 | Ashley Killough
    s Mitt Romney delivers a foreign policy address Monday in Virginia, he'll be met with a new television ad by his opponent's re-election campaign that highlights the GOP nominee as "reckless" and "amateurish" on international affairs. President Barack Obama's team released a new commercial that they say will run on Virginia airwaves, which criticizes Romney over his recent forays into foreign policy, including his foreign trip and comments on the Libya consulate attack. The 30-second spot features critical news clips of what the commercial calls Romney's "gaffe-filled" trip to England, Israel and Poland. During his tour, the Republican was accused...
  • Had Enough of Broken Promises?

    10/08/2012 5:57:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Terry Paulson
    After watching the first debate, I refuse to believe that American voters will choose an encore for Obama's version of "hope and change." Regardless of his new campaign promises, Romney reminded us of Obama's failed trickle-down-government and his string of broken promises. Here are ten reasons that it's time for a change in Washington. 1. He said, "I am pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office." Instead the deficit has increased by over $5.3 trillion and keeps on growing! 2. He said, "Transparency and the rule of law will...
  • Bombshell: Obama.com Owned by Bundler in Shanghai with Business Ties to Chinese Government

    10/08/2012 5:56:50 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 143 replies
    breitbart ^ | October 8, 2012 | Wynton Hall
    In an explosive report set to send shockwaves through official Washington, the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) released a 108-page GAI investigation into the threat of foreign and fraudulent Internet campaign donations in U.S. federal elections
  • Take off the blue helmet: It may be time for Canada to leave UN and stop trying to please everyone

    10/08/2012 5:56:16 AM PDT · by Dartman · 10 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Oct.27/02 | By Peter Worthington ,QMI Agency
    Predictable elements are uneasy that Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s tough speech at the UN represents a shift away from Canada’s usual tiptoeing around sensitive issues. Baird scolded the UN for its inability to resolve crises (e.g., Syria), and its reluctance to take decisive action when rogue regimes run amok or defy international opinion. That sort of thing. In taking a tough stand, Baird undoubtedly reflected Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s attitude — and Baird was filling in for Harper who, instead of addressing the General Assembly along with other heads of state, was accepting a “Statesman of the Year” award....
  • Reporter Lara Logan brings ominous news from Middle East

    10/08/2012 5:55:43 AM PDT · by listenhillary · 53 replies
    Chicago-Sun Times ^ | 10/07/12 | LAURA WASHINGTON
    This was no ordinary rubber chicken affair. That was my reaction to the extraordinary keynoter at Tuesday’s Better Government Association annual luncheon. Lara Logan, a correspondent for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” delivered a provocative speech to about 1,100 influentials from government, politics, media, and the legal and corporate arenas. Such downtown gatherings are a regular on Chicago’s networking circuit. (I am a member of the BGA’s Civic Leadership Committee, and the Chicago Sun-Times was a sponsor). Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (10/8/12)[Prayer]

    10/08/2012 5:48:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 10/8/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Jerusalem In The Scriptures The Book of Nehemiah Starts and Finishes with prayer. This is from Chapter 13. The Intervening Chapters contain lists of names, and the re-implementation of the Law of Moses. 14 Remember me for this, my God, and do not blot out what I have so faithfully done for the house of my God and its services. 15 In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, together with wine, grapes, figs and all other kinds of...
  • Katy Perry: I’m so honored to play for the President!

    10/08/2012 5:46:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    The Voice of Russia ^ | October 8, 2012
    She performed some singles including her own song “Firework” and Al Green’s classic “Let’s stay Together” for an audience of about 6,000 Obama supporters. The uplifting “Firework” set off a storm of postings on Twitter. The pop star also donned faux fingernails featuring red, white and blue stripes and photos of Obama, The Hollywood Reporter writes. The celebrity singer posted yesterday on Twitter that she’s “so honored to play for the President!”
  • Food Stamps - The Black Hole You Enter and Never Exit

    10/08/2012 5:44:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    Have you heard the rumor that the number of food stamp recipients has increased during President Obama’s term from 28.2 million to 46.6 million? Have you heard that in only three years, the annual cost of the program, which was already astronomical at $35 billion, has soared to $76 billion? It certainly has been the talk of the town (if not the campaign), but does anyone really know how we got to this state of affairs? That is what I set out to discover. Even the most basic details about the program seem surreal. Why in the world is this...
  • Obama meets Hollywood mega-donors during secret “thank-you event” in L.A.

    10/08/2012 5:43:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/8/2012 | Charlie Spiering
    During his fundraising trip to Los Angeles this weekend, President Obama began by privately meeting a dozen liberal donors at the home of DreamWorks Animation Chief Jeffery Katzenberg. Obama’s “defender-in-chief,” former President Bill Clinton also attended. When asked by reporters about the nature of the event, White House Traveling Press Secretary Jen Psaki would only say that it was a “thank-you event” “We have actually done meetings or events with high-dollar donors who have maxed out or contributed a high amount to the campaign around other events before, Psaki explained. “So this is one of those events; it’s a thank-you...
  • Clooney and Stacy Keibler look politically polished for Obama fundraiser in LA

    10/08/2012 5:38:11 AM PDT · by granada · 15 replies
    Mail online ^ | 8 October 2012 | Amelia Proud
    He's the unofficial president of Hollywood, and many believe a future politician in the making. And George Clooney, 51, looked the part for tonight's high profile fundraiser for President Barack Obama held at the Nokia theatre in LA. He was joined by his girlfriend Stacy Keibler, 32, who was stunning in a fitted turquoise blue dress paired with nude Louboutins, very much in the vein of a politician's wife. The pair have laughed off a split story in recent weeks to emerge stronger than ever, and if Clooney does have any intention of running for office, he has surely found...
  • With Biden Up Next to Debate, Obama’s Aides Plot Comeback

    10/08/2012 5:26:41 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 57 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 7, 2012 | PETER BAKER and TRIP GABRIEL
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s campaign is working feverishly to restore its momentum after a lackluster debate performance last week, an effort that began with a conference call 10 minutes before the debate even ended and led to new advertisements, a rewritten stump speech, a carefully timed leak and a reversal of months-old strategy. Perhaps most important as the president’s team struggles to put his campaign back on track is a renewed effort to win the three remaining debates, starting with Thursday’s face-off between Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Representative Paul D. Ryan. Mr. Biden began traveling to a...
  • What ABC-NBC-CBS-NYT-CNN-WASHPO-LAT Can’t Hide: Debate Changed Everything

    10/08/2012 5:25:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Shawn Mitchell
    The earth moved in Denver last week. A chunk of realist landscape broke through the media’s gloomy, impressionist artwork, as Mitt Romney dominated Barrack Obama in the first presidential debate. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men insist one good performance by the challenger and one off night for the president don’t really change anything. But in fact, they change everything. The race is recast for several reasons: Everything voters believe—or have endlessly heard-- about the candidates was called into question. Romney’s dismantling of the president wasn’t just a win. The 90 minute encounter reintroduced the men in...
  • Bristol Palin Death Threat Prompts FBI Investigation

    10/08/2012 5:22:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Hollywood Gossip.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Free Britney
    The FBI and LAPD are investigating the suspicious white powder package that was addressed to Bristol Palin on the set of Dancing with the Stars last week. Law enforcement sources are taking the threat seriously and are looking into the possibility that the incident is connected to the white powder scare in 2010. According to reports, the package containing a white powder substance was opened on the CBS lot in West Hollywood Wednesday, addressed to Bristol Palin. An enclosed note demanded Bristol be removed from the show ... or else.
  • Dealership apologizes for error, customer arrest

    10/08/2012 5:14:50 AM PDT · by billorites · 85 replies
    Virginian-Pilot ^ | September 27, 2012 | Scott Daugherty
    The president of Priority Chevrolet apologized Wednesday for the arrest of a customer in June whom the dealership mistakenly undercharged for an SUV and who resisted the company's efforts to get him to sign a new, costlier contract. Dennis Ellmer said he's heard from Chesapeake police that one of his managers told an officer that Danny Sawyer of Chesapeake had stolen a 2012 Chevrolet Traverse. "I owe Mr. Sawyer a big apology," said Ellmer, who manages the entire Priority Auto Group - which includes 11 dealerships in Virginia and North Carolina. He said his staff erred when they sold the...
  • AARP Stands by as Obama Gets Mugged by Reality

    10/08/2012 5:12:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | October 8, 2012 | David Catron
    During last week's presidential debate, realizing that he was taking a beating on the Medicare solvency issue, Barack Obama issued the following cri de coeur: "AARP thinks that the savings that we obtained from Medicare bolster the system, lengthen the Medicare trust fund by eight years." Later, after enduring several more blows to his credibility, the President went on to claim AARP agreed with him that Romney's plan would weaken Medicare. Oddly, the "senior advocacy organization" took offense at these remarks. Having provided full-throated support to the President and the Democrats on Obamacare, and resisted Medicare reform, AARP has begun...
  • Poll: Romney and Obama tied after first debate

    10/08/2012 5:07:44 AM PDT · by CaptainK · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/08/2012 | Paul Steinhauser
    The Gallup poll indicates that Obama held a 50%-45% advantage over Romney from September 30-October 2, the three days leading up to last Wednesday's presidential debate in Denver, Colorado. According to the survey, Romney and Obama were deadlocked at 47% each in the three days after the debate, from October 4-6.
  • After Venezuela's election results 2 words come to mind: Fatima's Prophecy

    10/08/2012 5:07:10 AM PDT · by mgist · 11 replies
    Fatima ^ | 1993 | Fatima org
    Our Lady also warned that if Russia was not consecrated to Her Immaculate Heart as She requested, Russia would spread its errors throughout the world. Unfortunately, we are still awaiting the proper consecration of Russia, and we are witnessing the dissemination of Russia’s manifold errors, which Our Lady warned would cause "wars and persecutions against the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, various nations will be annihilated." Of these prophecies, all have come to pass, at least in part, and they continue to afflict us, except the annihilation of nations, which may...
  • Are there People or Groups Organizing Conservative Poll Watchers Across the States?

    10/08/2012 5:00:51 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 14 replies
    10.08.12 | Chickensoup
    Are there People or Groups Organizing Conservative Poll Watchers Across the States? I have been considering taking the day off to help drive people to the polls and instead thought that it would be more helpful to poll watch in Leftist strongholds. If there are organizations that are doing this I would be interested in helping. Frankly, I would only want to do this with at least one other watcher, and a constantly running camera. Anyone else interested in this? Ideas?
  • The Sun Sets on China's Solar Industry

    10/08/2012 4:56:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/08/2012 | Gordon Chang
    On Friday, shares of Trina Solar closed at $4.62, down $0.18 for the day. The stock has been falling for a long time, declining more than 85% in the last three years. That’s not bad, however, considering Trina is a Chinese solar company. Rival Suntech Power has seen its shares, also listed on the Big Board, drop. They are at about 2% of their 2007 values. And Yingli Green Energy plunged 7.3% on Friday in New York, and it is now trading close to its five-year low. In last two years, shares of Chinese solar cell producers have fallen by...
  • According to this, Venezuelans run our voting machines and count the votes.

    10/08/2012 4:55:36 AM PDT · by mgist · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | Lou Dobbs
    <p>"A large and powerful investor in the software company that will design electronic ballots and record votes for Venezuela's new and much criticized election system is the Venezuelan government itself... Venezuela's investment in Bizta Corp., the ballot software firm, gives the government 28 percent ownership of the company it will use to help deliver voting results in future elections, including the possible recall referendum against President Hugo Chavez, according to records obtained by The Herald... Until a year ago, the Bizta Corp. was a struggling Venezuelan software company with barely a sales deal to its name, records show. Then, the Venezuelan government -- through a venture capital fund -- invested about $200,000 and bought 28 percent of it" (sic).</p>
  • Fake Jobs Numbers Would Look Better Than This

    10/08/2012 4:53:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    RCM ^ | 10/08/2012 | Louis Woodhill
    When the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that the unemployment rate had fallen to 7.8% in September, some observers wondered if the numbers had been "cooked" for political purposes. They can relax. Fake jobs numbers wouldn't look as bad as these. Two numbers in the BLS report attracted concern: the reported 873,000 increase in total employment, and the 0.3 percentage point reduction in the unemployment rate. These figures suggest a rapidly improving labor market, which would be very convenient for President Obama right now. However, as soon as one delves deeper into the BLS numbers, the reality of...
  • Panic of the Progressives

    10/08/2012 4:52:12 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    Israpundit ^ | October 8, 2012 | Bruce Thornton
    “The past is never dead,” William Faulkner said, “it’s not even past.” The progressives’ fury over Obama’s meltdown in last week’s debate, and their desperate efforts to get him reelected by any means possible, have to be understood in the context of the long history of the left’s attempt to impose its ideology on the United States. Though successful at capturing the universities, schools, popular culture, and most churches, the left still lusts for the presidency, where the real power lies to change America in line with their ideology. Yet for the last four decades, the left has seen what...
  • Security Team Commander Says Ambassador Stevens Wanted His Team to Stay in Libya Past August

    10/08/2012 4:50:08 AM PDT · by sunmars · 28 replies
    U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens wanted a Security Support Team, made up of 16 special operations soldiers, to stay with him in Libya after their deployment was scheduled to end in August, the commander of that security team told ABC News. The embassy staff’s “first choice was for us to stay,” Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, 55, told ABC News in an interview. “That would have been the choice of the embassy people in Tripoli.” But a senior State Department official told ABC News that the embassy’s Regional Security Officer never specifically requested that the SST’s tour be extended past...
  • Obama's Lies About Security Concerns In Libya

    10/08/2012 4:47:31 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 3 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 10/08/12 | LD Jackson
    There is increasing evidence that the Obama administration has been less than forthcoming about what they knew about the security situation in Libya. According to several reports, not only did the Obama administration ignore concerns that were brought to their attention about increased terrorist activity in Libya, they reacted completely opposite of how we might expect our government to react, given the information they were given. Instead of increasing security, they decreased the number of security personnel. This, according to what Lt. Col. Andy Wood is expected to tell the House Oversight Committee. (Breitbart) Lt. Col Andy Wood will go...
  • Girl loses stomach after drinking cocktail containing liquid nitrogen

    10/08/2012 4:41:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/8/2012 | Rosa Silverman
    Gaby Scanlon, 18, had her stomach removed in an operation believed to have saved her life. A teenage girl has undergone emergency surgery after drinking a cocktail containing liquid nitrogen. Gaby Scanlon was celebrating her 18th birthday with friends in Lancaster city centre when she had the drink at Oscars wine bar on Thursday night. Police said she had her stomach removed afterwards in an urgent operation thought to have saved her life. Miss Scanlon, from the nearby village of Heysham, had reported feeling breathless and then developed severe stomach pain after drinking the cocktail. She was taken to Lancaster...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - October 8, 2012 [Devotional]

    10/08/2012 4:41:23 AM PDT · by Vision · 3 replies
    www.joelosteen.com ^ | Today | Joel Osteen
    Whose Report Will You Believe? Today's Scripture I have heard a report from the Lord… Jeremiah 49:14, AMP. Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Every day we get “reports” from the news, our experiences, our friends and family, and many other sources. We also get reports from the Word of God, which oftentimes, contradicts what others are saying. That’s when we have a choice: do we believe what we hear in the natural, or do we believe the report of the Lord? Friend, we serve a supernatural God! Just because we don’t see a way doesn’t mean that He...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [October 8, 2012]

    10/08/2012 4:39:47 AM PDT · by Vision · 2 replies
    Coming to Jesus "Come to Me . . ." —Matthew 11:28 Isn’t it humiliating to be told that we must come to Jesus! Think of the things about which we will not come to Jesus Christ. If you want to know how real you are, test yourself by these words— “Come to Me . . . .” In every dimension in which you are not real, you will argue or evade the issue altogether rather than come; you will go through sorrow rather than come; and you will do anything rather than come the last lap of the race...
  • FOE QUIT 2 ALEUTIAN ISLES, NAVY THINKS; ALLIES PLAN TO PUNISH ‘WAR CRIMINALS’ (10/8/42)

    10/08/2012 4:33:14 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 6 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/8/42 | Charles Hurd, Foster Hailey, Ralph Parker, Bertram D. Hulen, Raymond Daniell, Drew Middleton
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  • Pray For The Salvation And Restoration Of America (10/8/2012)[Prayer]

    10/08/2012 4:17:30 AM PDT · by DarthVader · 7 replies
    10/8/12 | The Holy Scriptures
    Pray For the Salvation of America My fellow Freepers, It is a very serious time in our nation's history and our future looks very uncertain and every day the news is full of stories that cause us to fear as it looks like we are teetering towards the edge of a cliff. It is quite obvious to even the casual observer that our great country is under a tremendous spiritual assault by the forces of darkness and hell that is causing great distress to many across this land and in other free nations. This is largely our own fault as...
  • Today's Toons 10/8/12

    10/08/2012 3:35:12 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 22 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 10/8/12 | pookie18
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  • How Mitt Romney Won My Vote

    10/08/2012 3:32:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Note: The author would like to thank the Psalmist, Switchfoot, and Samwise for inspiring this column.Back in May of 1999, I made a decision to leave the Democratic Party. It was an easy decision. I had been a Democrat for 11 years. I voted for Dukakis when I was a committed leftist. But, later, when I became a pro-life conservative, there was no room for me in the party. So I became a Republican and also joined the NRA. I've been a straight shooter ever since. Excuse me if that last line sounded heterosexist. I’m a work in regress. As...
  • Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

    10/08/2012 3:21:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Star Parker
    Can there be political bubbles like financial bubbles? Financial bubbles, inflated by hopes and dreams, burst when reality negates any possibility that those hopes and dreams will be realized. At that point, sky high stock or bond or real estate prices come crashing down to earth. Can the same thing happen in politics? Can a skilled politician, who has become popular with soaring rhetoric and promises, deflate when it starts becoming clear that he is not going to deliver? Of course, I am thinking about our president. Mitt Romney demonstrated in the first presidential debate that the considerable gap between...
  • Typical Obama Supporters Exposed

    10/08/2012 3:17:35 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 26, 2012 | ColonelRichardHunter
    Mitt Romney Held a Rally in Toledo OH and these NutJobs Showed Up! All 30 of Them! LOL!! Must see the woman in green's rant. She and the Obama phone lady would get on swell.
  • All Hail the Death of Bipartisans

    10/08/2012 3:16:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | John Ransom
    The presidential playbook generally calls for a successful candidate to swing to the middle when they are running unopposed for their party’s nomination. But as we enter perhaps the final three months of the Obama administration, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for anyone to make an appeal to the center, if indeed a center even exists in American politics anymore. Obama has destroyed the political center in this country, and for that we can be thankful. Because Obama’s policies have exposed the basic problem with the bipartisan approach favored by establishment Republicans and so-called Blue Dog Democrats. Both of those centrist...
  • WI CD7 district polling showing very good signs for Duffy and Romney.

    New polling out of Wisconsin Cong district 7 shows more trouble for Obama as the GOP incumbent 11% ahead of Dem and Romney ahead by 3%, 49 – 46….why is this significant….This district went for Kerry with 51% and for Obama in 2008 with 56%…..Obama is now running 10% behind where he was in 2008 and 5% behind Kerry in 2004. Obama cannot afford to lose districts like this in WI by 10%, if this happens, he will lose Wisconsin to Romney by about 5-10%. This district is nominally a D+3 district but Romney is running R+3 in it and...
  • Today's THV anchor Matt Turner killed in vehicle accident(Prayers needed for my family)

    10/08/2012 3:03:07 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    KNWA ^ | 07 OCT 12 | dcbryan1
    Former KNWA news anchor Matt Turner has died in a car accident. It happened Saturday night on Interstate 30 near Bryant, Arkansas. He leaves behind his wife Julee and their young daughter Preslee, along with his mother and brother. His family released this statement Sunday morning: "Matt always loved and protected his family and his greatest asset was his love for his daughter Preslee. He always put his family and friends ahead of himself and was constantly thinking ahead and planning on their behalf. Matt was a man of integrity and had a strong faith in God. While we are...