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  • Mother of Slain State Dept. Official Tired of Being Lied To and Stonewalled by Obama Administration

    10/10/2012 6:53:57 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 14 replies
    The mother of State Department official Sean Smith, who was killed September 11, 2012 in the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, appeared on CNN this evening.
  • AACONS interview with Dinesh D'Souza and Ann Coulter

    10/10/2012 6:48:10 PM PDT · by AfricanAmericanConservatives · 3 replies
    BlogTalkRadio ^ | 10/10/2012 | AfricanAmericanConservatives
    Please enjoy African American Conservatives's recent interview with Conservative superstars Dinesh D'Souza and Ann Coulter. D'Souza discusses his new book Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream. Coulter follows with a lively discussion about her latest bestseller Mugged: Racial Demagoguery From The Seventies to Obama.
  • Universal Studios Orlando Turns Halloween Horror Nights Show Into Obama Campaign Rally

    10/10/2012 6:44:45 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 10, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    What can be political about Halloween? Especially Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando. Well, guess what? Universal Studios in Orlando this year actually turned a Halloween Horror Nights show into what is obviously a not very subtle Obama campaign rally in which the Romney type candidate declares he lied in the debate and that he shoves grannies off the cliff. Think I'm kidding? Then read the words of Marla Knowles, a blogger at BIZPAC REVIEW, who went to Universal Studios last weekend and reported her unpleasant experience of Universal Studios pushing Obama propaganda and Romney slamming on their customers:...
  • New O’Keefe video: Obama campaign staffer caught helping activist vote twice

    10/10/2012 6:40:12 PM PDT · by Southnsoul · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 10, 2012
    Videographer James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas caught an official for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign helping who she thought was an Obama supporter set herself up to vote more than once in November. Stephanie Caballero is the regional field director for Obama’s Organizing For America in Houston, Texas. Federal Election Commission documents show, according to Project Veritas, that Caballero is a “salaried employee of the DNC [Democratic National Committee].” Caballero is caught on camera helping the young woman try to vote in Florida and Texas in the upcoming election.
  • Russia says it will not renew arms agreement with U.S.

    10/10/2012 6:38:29 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 90 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct. 10, 2012 | Staff
    (Reuters) - Russia will not renew a decades-old agreement with Washington on dismantling nuclear and chemical weapons when it expires next year, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Wednesday. The death of the 1991 agreement, which had been renewed twice, is the latest in a series of hitches in relations between the United States and Russia and casts doubt on the future of the much-vaunted "reset" in relations between the Cold War-era foes. "The basis of the program is an agreement of 1991 which, by virtue of the time when it was conceived, the way it...
  • 5 Claims... All False

    10/10/2012 6:33:35 PM PDT · by Alex Baker · 8 replies
    realitybatslast ^ | Bryce Buchanan
    The unreported story that upsets me the most! Obama’s campaign speeches regularly contain the claims that: 1.Bush’s tax cuts and de-regulation caused the recession, 2.Obama stopped the second Great Depression, 3.His policies are working, 4.A very slow recovery was inevitable, and 5.No one could have done any better. Investor’s Business Daily columnist, John Merline, shows that these claims are false. I am unable to transfer the chart - which is a must see in “5 claims - all false”, Here: http://www.realitybatslast.com/2012/10/10/5-claims-all-false/ The housing bubble, created primarily by government mandated easy loans for people who had little prospect of making payments,...
  • Protocol for High Treason

    10/10/2012 6:33:22 PM PDT · by publius321 · 12 replies
    Leaking military intelligence for Campaign Propaganda. Appointing admitted Communists to high federal positions. Possible cover up of evidence after assassination of US Ambassador. Apologizing to terrorists while blaming Americans and our constitution Dubious communication to Russian President of cooperation and possible subordination of US interests. Selling arms to drug cartels and then blaming deaths on US Constitution Suing states for protecting borders Those are just a few of the recent issues that I believe suggest possible treason by this administration. Barack Obama has made it clear from the beginning that he plans to "reshape" America. His greatest influences in life...
  • Elevated alcohol level reported at time of Dever's death

    10/10/2012 6:31:12 PM PDT · by FrogMom · 13 replies
    The Herald ^ | 10/5/2012 | Derek Jordan
    SIERRA VISTA — Late Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever had an elevated blood alcohol content above the legal limit at the time of his death, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday evening.
  • Exclusive: Rolling Stones Concert Tix Will Go on Sale This Weekend

    10/10/2012 6:29:54 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 109 replies
    Showbiz 411 ^ | October 10, 2012 | Roger Friedman
    Exclusive: The Rolling Stones will indeed play 50th anniversary concerts. And I am told they will go on sale this weekend–maybe as soon as Friday. Ticketmaster will handle the sales. All hell is going to break loose, too. What I’m told: confirmed dates are November 26 and 27 at the O2 Arena in London. December 15th and 16th are set for the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The dates for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn are coming, but not agreed to yet. This column was first to break the Prudential Center news two weeks ago. We were also first...
  • Daniel Webster quote - "good intentions"

    10/10/2012 6:23:37 PM PDT · by arfingcat · 5 replies
    unknown | unknown | Daniel Webster
    "Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters." – Daniel Webster (1782-1852)
  • The Silent Exodus(Obamacare docs quitting)

    Patients should expect increasing difficulty accessing medical care, according to a survey of 13,575 physicians. The survey commissioned by The Physicians Foundation estimates that "44,250...physicians will be lost from the workforce in the next four years. The survey also found that over the next one to three years, more than 50 percent of physicians will cut back on patients seen, work part-time, switch to concierge medicine, retire, or take other steps likely to reduce patient access. In addition, should 100,000 physicians transition from practice-owner to employed status over the next four years (such as working in a hospital setting), the...
  • ‘He’s Wrong!’: Obama Campaign Spokeswoman Sticks With Debunked Talking Point She Debunked Herself

    10/10/2012 6:15:22 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/10/2012 | Becket Adams
    Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter during an interview last night with CNN’s Piers Morgan decided she would give the “Romney’s proposing a $5 trillion tax cut” claim another go — despite having earlier admitted Romney’s plan “won’t be near $5 trillion.”
  • Penn. Senate Poll: Smith Narrows Casey Lead to 2

    10/10/2012 6:10:12 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 10, 2012 | MICHAEL WARREN
    Penn. Senate Poll: Smith Narrows Casey Lead to 2 OCT 10, 2012 • BY MICHAEL WARREN Republican Tom Smith, once thought a long-shot for the U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, continues to close in on his Democratic opponent, incumbent senator Bob Casey, Jr. A new poll of 725 likely voters from the Republican-affiliated firm Susquehanna Polling and Research shows a 2-point race, with 46 percent of voters supporting Casey and 44 percent supporting Smith. Here's more from Politics PA: That’s close to the 45 percent to 42 percent lead Casey had in mid September, but smaller than his 45 percent...
  • HOUSE COMMITTEE INVESTIGATES GOVERNMENT LOAN FOR SOLAR PANELS THAT BURST INTO FLAMES

    10/10/2012 6:07:06 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    human events ^ | october 10, 2012 | Audrey Hudson
    A congressional oversight panel wants to know when the Obama administration became aware of significant technological issues at a renewable energy company it helped fund, including the propensity of its solar panels to burst into flames when exposed to the sun. Abound Solar Manufacturing was awarded a $400 million line-of-credit in taxpayer-backed loans from the Energy Department (DOE), and is the third company funded by President Barack Obama’s stimulus plan to go bankrupt, along with Solyndra and Beacon Power. Republican Reps. Fred Upton of Michigan, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, along with Cliff Stearns of Florida and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 11 October 2012

    10/10/2012 6:03:50 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 81 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ EN ROUTE The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in the Delta formation over Sugarloaf, S.C., June 20, 2012. The Blue Angels were en route to Latrobe, Pa., to perform at the Westmoreland County Air Show. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rachel McMarr Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. WATER OBSTACLE U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Wright navigates through a water obstacle during...
  • St. Paul, MN says cut military, spend more locally

    10/10/2012 6:02:00 PM PDT · by From The Deer Stand · 25 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | October 10 , 2010
    St. Paul became the first city in Minnesota Wednesday, Oct. 10, to formally resolve that federal military spending needs to be trimmed. A resolution sponsored by St. Paul City Council Member Amy Brendmoen unanimously passed the seven-member board. It asks the state's congressional delegation to support shifting funding priorities from military operations to the needs of local communities."The bottom line for me is that federal spending impacts the money that goes to local initiatives," Brendmoen said.Wednesday's council meeting was attended by members of various anti-war and social justice groups, as well as state Sen. Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, and anti-war...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Nauset Light Star Trails

    10/10/2012 6:01:53 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    NASA ^ | October 10, 2012 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: In myth, Atlas holds up the heavens, but in this scene they seem to pivot around a lighthouse beacon. Photographed with a camera fixed to a tripod, the well-planned 30 minute exposure records star trails in the northern sky, reflecting the daily rotation of planet Earth. Hidden behind the top of the prominent Nauset Lighthouse on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, the North Celestial Pole is at the center of all the star trail arcs. Making a complete circle, 360 degrees, in 24 hours, the star trail arcs cover 15 degrees each hour or 7.5 degrees in thirty minutes. Foreground...
  • MSNBC's 'Now' Doesn't Bother to Mention Congressional Hearing on Benghazi

    10/10/2012 5:58:45 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 16 replies
    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform convened for a hearing on Wednesday at 12 p.m. EDT to delve into the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Detailed accounts were heard, revelatory statements were made, but MSNBC's noon time program Now with Alex Wagner was too busy criticizing everything Mitt Romney has said over the last few years to even acknowledge what was transpiring, much less dip in to cover the hearing itself. Almost 44 minutes into the hour-long program, the subject changed. Something was happening in our nation's capital, but it wasn't what any...
  • President Obama Vows 'Determined' Performance at Second Debate [Will "Aggressively Confront" Romney]

    10/10/2012 5:52:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 111 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 10, 2012 | DEVIN DWYER
    President Obama Vows 'Determined' Performance at Second Debate President Obama on Debate Performance: 'I Had a Bad Night' By DEVIN DWYER WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2012 President Obama on Wednesday said in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer that he plans to more aggressively confront Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in their second debate next week, trying to allay concerns among supporters that a lackluster first debate performance may have cost him the race. "Governor Romney had a good night. I had a bad night. It's not the first time," Obama said in his first televised interview since the...
  • Ex-Embassy Security Officer In Libya: "Taliban On Inside Of Building" At State Dept

    10/10/2012 5:50:31 PM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 10, 2012 | goprapidresponse
    (Full title: Ex-Embassy Security Officer In Libya: "The Taliban Is On The Inside Of The Building" At State Dept)During a hearing of the House Government Oversight Committee: The Former Security Officer for the embassy in Libya says that as far as he was concerned, the Taliban were inside the building (October 10, 2012).
  • Time To Fire The General Who Fired The Colonel Who Taught Dangers Of Radical Islam?

    10/10/2012 5:48:41 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 20 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 10/10/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Now Is The Time For All Good Men To Come To The Aid Of Their Country by sending a   Facebook message to Joint Chief of Staff Chairman Army General Martin Dempsey at http://www.facebook.com/GENDempsey In the past few days, General Dempsey railed against an 18 year combat veteran, Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Dooley, for teaching a course Perspectives on Islam and Radical Islamization, which rightly portrays a segment of Islam as "radical." Who would guess? For all practical purposes, Lieutenant Colonel Dooley's decorated career is over, because of this dressing down from the highest military command.According to reports, 57 Islamic organizations petitioned President Obama to "severely discipline"...
  • Biden-Ryan Versus Obama on Abortion Policy

    10/10/2012 5:44:29 PM PDT · by lbryce · 9 replies
    National Right to Life ^ | October 10, 2012 | Douglas Johnson
    WASHINGTON (October 10, 2012) -- On October 9, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) disseminated an email alert, urging its supporters nationwide to lobby ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz, who will moderate the October 11 debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the Republican nominee for vice president, Congressman Paul Ryan. In the alert, Jennifer Dalven, who is the director of the ACLU "Reproductive Freedom Project," complained that the abortion issue did not come up during the first presidential debate on October 3. She asked readers to send an email to Raddatz to urge that she press for answers "straight...
  • Jay Cost: The State of the Race, Four Weeks Out

    10/10/2012 5:42:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/10/2012 | Jay Cost
    So where are we, four weeks out? Romney suddenly finds himself with a lead in the polls, making liberals panicked and conservatives jubilant -- an interesting change of pace. But I actually see more continuity than change here. And allow me to quote one pollster who has had a solid read on the true state of the race for months (he is also the only pollster who had an accurate read on Obama-McCain from the Lehman collapse onward, and the first to see the 2010 wipeout coming before anybody else). [SNIP] We have reached the point in the campaign where...
  • LFR Poll: Prez, Senate Races Within Margin of Error (Pennsylvania now a toss up?)

    10/10/2012 5:40:11 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 21 replies
    Politics PA ^ | 10-10-2012 | Keegan Gibson
    October 10, 2012 LFR Poll: Prez, Senate Races Within Margin of Error Written by Keegan Gibson, Managing Editor A poll commissioned by conservative non-profit group Let Freedom Ring, Inc. and obtained by PoliticsPA shows President Obama leading Mitt Romney 47 percent to 45. Sen. Bob Casey leads Tom Smith 44 percent to 41.The survey of 1,000 likely Pa. voters was conducted by Pulse Opinion Strategies on Oct. 8 via automated dials. The margin of error is plus or minus 3 percent.Obama holds a positive job approval rating, 51 percent to 48. His personal favorability is nearly identical, 50 percent to...
  • Oakland goes to court for embattled pot dispensary

    10/10/2012 5:40:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    AP ^ | 10/10/12
    An Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest gained an unusual ally Wednesday in its fight to stop federal prosecutors from shutting it down: the city government. The city of Oakland filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco that seeks to prevent the U.S. Department of Justice from using its property seizure powers to get Harborside Health Center evicted. The suit, thought to be the first a local government has brought on behalf of a pot shop, alleges the Justice Department knew about Harborside for years and exceeded the legal deadline for taking action against it....
  • Dems accuse GOP of cutting security funding in Libya despite majority Dem support for vote

    10/10/2012 5:36:52 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 8 replies
    House Democrats opened Wednesday’s House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing by attacking Republicans for cuts to embassy security funding — cuts that only happened thanks to overwhelming support from House Democrats, INCLUDING House Oversight Committee Ranking Democratic member Rep. Elijah Cummings. In fact, more House Democrats – 149 of them — voted for the cuts than did House Republicans, of which 147 voted for them.
  • Hewlett-Packard edged out as biggest personal-computer seller, according to industry report

    10/10/2012 5:34:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 10/10/2012 | Steve Johnson
    Amid a global slump in personal computer sales, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) has relinquished its position as the world's biggest PC seller for the first time in five years, one research firm reported Wednesday, while another had the Palo Alto technology giant clinging to the top spot. The bad news for HP was compounded by an additional report Wednesday that PC shipments from computer makers for the year would likely shrink about 1 percent, with the last such drop recorded during the dot-com bust of 2001. "HP has given up the PC vendor position for the first time since the third quarter...
  • Vincent de Paul, Welfare Statist?

    10/10/2012 5:27:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | 10/10/12 | Kevin E. Schmiesing
    In Thomas Worcester’s recent column on the Huffington Post, he spins the seventeenth-century Catholic saint, Vincent de Paul, as an advocate of twenty-first century liberal social policy. Though he doesn’t quite say it, a month ahead of a presidential election the message can hardly be missed: St. Vincent de Paul, were he around today, would surely cast his vote for Barack Obama. Worcester is probably mistaken, but the more important thing is that, in his zeal to recruit St. Vincent for the Democratic Party, he besmirches the reputation of one of history’s great exemplars of Christian charity.This is a common sort...
  • An Incriminating Timeline: Obama Administration and Libya

    10/10/2012 5:27:05 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 27 replies
    Heritage ^ | October 8, 2012 | Helle Dale
    The latest incriminating information on the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya indicates that the State Department turned down a request for additional security from concerned U.S. embassy staff.New evidence shows there were security threats in Libya in the months prior to the deadly September 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. Despite these threats, the State Department left its personnel there to fend for themselves.And when the terrorist attack did take place, the Obama Administration peddled the ridiculous story that an offensive, amateurish, anti-Islam YouTube video was to blame in order to avoid characterizing...
  • Mother demands answers about Libya attack [Must see Video]

    10/10/2012 5:23:54 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | October10, 2012
    Pat Smith's son died during the attack on the U.S. Consulate. She says she is still waiting to find out what happened. VIDEO
  • It's Probably Over When Obama's Press Secretary Can't Avoid Beclowning Himself

    10/10/2012 5:21:05 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 13 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-10-12 | The Looking Spoon
    As if the terrible economy and the Orwellian-type lies being told by Obama's administration on unemployment aren't disaster enough for him, the Benghazi terror attack is becoming a the exclamation point at the end of America's leftist prison sentence.Even Obama's chief BS'er can't do it anymore. Hot Air gathers the evidence here. 
  • 'Lincoln' Review: Brilliant Performances Help Redeem Bloated & Messy Script (NY Film Fesival)

    10/10/2012 5:13:29 PM PDT · by drewh · 26 replies
    Movies.com ^ | Oct 09, 2012 | By David Ehrlich
    Three years before he became president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln accepted the Illinois Republican Party’s senatorial nomination by preaching that “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Lincoln was, of course, referring to the wound of slavery, which severed the nation at the waist before he successfully abolished it in the months before his assassination (possibly by vampires). The truth of his words was realized in blood during the most violent conflict in American history, and it has proven to be one of the enduring lessons of our country’s most agreeably heroized presidency. With that in mind, it’s...
  • Using Big Bird to avoid issues backfires on Obama

    10/10/2012 5:11:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/10/12 | Timothy P. Carney
    One day, he's leaning on Big Bird, and the next day it's Joe Biden. Can President Obama's campaign ever get serious? Can it afford to? Distraction has been Obama's re-election strategy all along. Highlighting Romney gaffes, peddling empty symbols, running on picayune policies -- in this way, Obama hoped he could run out the clock until November 6.To the president's chagrin, though, this campaign may be taking a serious turn. The major mainstream media, which has gone along with Obama so far and chased after whichever shiny object the President holds up, is not amused by the president's Big Bird...
  • Debate Commission dismisses Raddatz-Obama connection

    10/10/2012 5:10:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/10/12 | DYLAN BYERS
    The Commission on Presidential Debates is downplaying a new report by the conservative website 'The Daily Caller' about President Barack Obama's ties to Martha Raddatz, the moderator of tomorrow night's vice presidential debate. The article, currently atop Drudge Report, notes that Obama worked on the Harvard Law Review with Julius Genachowski, whom Obama would later appoint chair of the Federal Communications Commission, and was a guest at his 1991 wedding to Raddatz -- raising accusations that Raddatz has a conflict of interest heading into tomorrow's debate, despite the fact that Raddatz has long-since divorced Genachowski and remarried. (Also on POLITICO:...
  • [South Texas:]Sheriff Trevińo: Not fazed by death threats

    10/10/2012 5:06:56 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 3 replies
    The Monitor ^ | 10/10/2012 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    EDINBURG — Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevińo has become the target of death threats from a member of a dangerous gang that has ties to Mexican drug cartels. The threats have forced the sheriff and his deputies to take precautions, he said. “As an elected official, and one with such a high-profile position, I don’t expect people to always agree with me,” Trevińo said. “But when you make a threat against my life, one of my family members or one of my deputies, that is over the top.” Sheriff’s investigators are looking for two gang members believed to be behind...
  • Well said, Mr. President!

    10/10/2012 5:04:56 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 16 replies
    imgur.com ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    http://imgur.com/aj0ch "Well said, Mr. President!"
  • Romney's Ad Buy Tops President's

    10/10/2012 4:59:46 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 10, 2012 | By LAURA MECKLER And DANNY YADRON
    For the first week of this election season, Mitt Romney is outspending President Barack Obama on television ads, with the Republican challenger dipping into a war chest amassed from an aggressive fundraising schedule. Mr. Romney will spend about $16.8 million on television ads this week, according to ad-tracking data provided by media buyers, while Mr. Obama will spend about $15.5 million, down 30% from a week earlier, when the campaign spent heavily to air a two-minute, pre-debate spot. When spending by independent super PACs is included, the mismatch is wider. Mr. Romney and his allies will combine for $31.4 million...
  • Turkey Finds Missile Parts on Intercepted Syrian Plane

    10/10/2012 4:55:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/10/12 | Elad Benari
    Turkey seized "objectionable cargo" aboard the Syrian passenger plane which it intercepted en route from Moscow to Damascus on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, according to an AFP report. "There is illegal cargo on the plane that should have been reported" in line with civil aviation regulations, Davutoglu was quoted as saying by the Anatolia news agency. "There are elements on board that can be considered objectionable," he added, without elaborating. The confiscated cargo might be missile parts, NTV news channel reported. The plane, carrying 35 passengers on board, would be allowed to leave soon, Davutoglu said. Meanwhile,...
  • (Jake Tapper) Carney grilled on Libya response: ‘Didn’t President Obama shoot first and aim later?’

    10/10/2012 4:55:11 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/10/12 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Pressed at the White House press briefing to explain why the Obama administration initially connected the Libya terrorist attack to an anti-Islam video on YouTube, White House press secretary Jay Carney called the situation a “moving picture” and pointed fingers at the intelligence community.“President Obama shortly after the attacks told ’60 Minutes’ that regarding [Mitt] Romney’s response to the attack, specifically in Egypt, the president said that Romney has a tendency to shoot first and aim later,” ABC’s Jake Tapper said to Carney on Wednesday at the White House about the attack that led to the death of U.S. Ambassador...
  • Will there be race riots if Obama loses?

    10/10/2012 4:54:51 PM PDT · by Signalman · 135 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 10/10/2012 | Howard Portnoy
    There are plenty of good reasons for making Barack Obama a one-term president, among them his adding of $5 trillion to the national deficit and presiding over the slowest recovery since World War II. But reason goes out the window along with common sense for dozens of Twitter followers who have posted threats to riot if Romney wins. Twitchy offers up an assortment of tweets that center on this theme. The majority of them are in black “eye dialect. Here is a sampling: I Heard Mitt Romney , Tryna Take Away Food Stamps , If He Do ."IMA START A...
  • JP Morgan CEO Dimon: I'll Pay More In Individual Taxes (Reuters useful idiot alert)

    10/10/2012 4:53:24 PM PDT · by drewh · 16 replies
    Reuters News ^ | Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:52pm EDT | Reporting By Kim Dixon; Editing by Sandra Maler
    The chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Jamie Dimon, waded into the U.S. fiscal debate on Wednesday when he said he was willing to pay a higher individual tax rate while calling for lower corporate taxes so U.S. business can compete in a global economy. "I don't mind paying 39.6 percent in taxes," Dimon said in an interview in Washington at the Council on Foreign Relations, backing the Democrats' position. He added he might back an increase in the capital gains tax rate to 20 percent, another proposal by President Barack Obama. Republicans want to extend low rates that...
  • A Guide to the Obama Administration’s Five Major Scandals for Mainstream Media Dummies

    10/10/2012 4:51:44 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 19 replies
    pjmedia ^ | 10/2/2012 | Bryan Preston
    With a month to go before President Barack Obama faces re-election, the president is dealing with five major scandals. Any one of these scandals would sink a mere mortal, but Barack Obama as we all know is no mere mortal. He is a lightworker, author of hope and change, the man whose election should have been the moment that our ailing planet itself was healed. So none of these scandals are much of a threat to him. In political terms Barack Obama is a god, immortal and untouchable. Barack Obama is politically immortal because our mainstream media is hopelessly immoral....
  • IRS says ‘tax avoidance’ at heart of Solyndra bankruptcy plan

    10/10/2012 4:49:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 10, 2012 | By Jim McElhatton
    The Internal Revenue Service urged a bankruptcy judge to reject solar panel maker Solyndra LLC’s bankruptcy plan Wednesday, saying it amounts to little more than an avenue for owners of an empty corporate shell to avoid paying taxes. “The undeniable conclusion is that tax benefits drive this plan,” attorneys for the IRS wrote in a bankruptcy pleading. What’s more, government attorneys said that as far back as 2010, owners had “planned meticulously” to be able to use Solyndra’s net operating losses to offset future tax liabilities. “The only reason for the shell corporation to exist post-confirmation is to enable its...
  • Mother of former SEAL asks Romney to stop

    10/10/2012 4:48:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 10, 2012 | STEVE PEOPLES
    SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) -- The mother of a former Navy SEAL killed in Libya has called on Mitt Romney to stop talking about her son during his political campaign. A spokesman for the Republican presidential candidate says Romney will respect her wishes.
  • Obama’s Concern For Big Bird Overshadows Concerns For Diplomatic Security

    10/10/2012 4:45:03 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-10-12 | Skookum
    The Obama Administration Has Peculiar Priorities Obama Frets Over Big Bird, But He, His Administration, and the Obama Media Lie About Benghazi And The Deaths Of AmericansToday congressional hearings commence on the Benghazi attack; consequently, the State Department decided to tell the truth, everything the administration reported on the terrorist attack in Libya has been an outright lie. President Obama, Ambassador Susan Rice, White House Spokesman Jay Carney and the president’s news service, the Main Stream Media, told the American public and the world, nothing but lies. We were told over and over by Obama that a two-bit video was...
  • More CCHD Poison

    10/10/2012 4:44:39 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Les Femmes - The Truth ^ | 10/10/12 | Mary Ann Kreitzer
    While hoping that the Catholic Campaign for Human Development will actually be reformed, faithful Catholics are right to remain skeptical. Prudence dictates continued withholding of contributions from this "Catholic" in name only charity that funnels money to so many immoral organizations. Michael Hichborn details the latest head shaker in his article about the Chelsea Initiative, a group that promotes homosexual activism. CCHD actually tried to convince this pro-homosexual group to KEEP their $40,000 grant after the group returned it saying they could not comply with CCHD rules. HUH? Can somebody at CCHD explain this? Sounds like Chelsea has more integrity...
  • Fox’s Eric Bolling Calls Jay Carney A Liar, Accuses White House Of ‘Cover Up’ Over Benghazi Attacks

    10/10/2012 4:40:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/10/12 | Andrew Kirell
    On today’s episode of Fox News’ The Five co-host Eric Bolling had harsh words for White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, accusing the spokesman of lying and the administration of covering up its previous knowledge of the terrorist intentions behind the September assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.After the show played a clip of ABC reporter Jake Tapper confronting Carney about his claims that the violence was a spontaneous reaction to a YouTube video despite the administration’s claimed knowledge of it being a sophisticated terrorist attack, Bolling expressed his anger: “Jay Carney is lying to the American people. I...
  • Christian university prevents students from starting conservative group

    10/10/2012 4:36:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/10/12 | Robby Soave
    A Christian university blocked conservative students from forming a Young Americans for Freedom chapter on campus last week.Azusa Pacific, a private Christian university near Los Angeles, California, took issue with “divisive language” on the website of YAF, an advocacy group for college-aged conservatives. University officials also feared that replacing the existing conservative student club with a YAF-affiliated one would limit membership options for students.A spokesperson clarified that while students were free to associate with YAF, no official relationship would be permitted to exist. “They can associate with YAF, we’re just not wanting a formal chapter on our campus,” said Rachel...
  • S&P downgrades Spain's credit rating

    10/10/2012 4:35:49 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 4 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10:23PM BST 10 Oct 2012 | By Rebecca Clancy
    Standard & Poor's has downgraded Spain's credit rating by two notches, warning that the deepening economic recession is limiting the government's options. S&P warned that rising unemployment and harsh austerity measures are likely to intensify social unrest and cause further friction between Spain's central and regional governments. "The downgrade reflects our view of mounting risks to Spain's public finances, due to rising economic and political pressures. "In our view, the capacity of Spain's political institutions to deal with the severe challenges posed by the current economic and financial crisis is declining, and therefore, in accordance with our rating methodology (see...
  • Media Outraged by Obama Betrayal

    10/10/2012 4:34:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 10, 2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, last night and this morning, we have a montage. Diane Sawyer. ("Recycliiiiiing! Recycliiiiiiing!") She was livid! They are all, in the media, outraged Obama would jeopardize his campaign that they've worked so hard on. They've carried the water everywhere. They have built Romney up to be this horrible, rotten guy who hates half the country; who sat idly by while a guy's wife with cancer died. They've said Romney is a felon. They've done everything the regime asked! They have carried the water, and now they are outraged Obama lied to 'em in the middle of...