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  • Would you buy from the Big Three now?

    11/07/2012 6:23:27 PM PST · by ealgeone · 123 replies
    vanity | 11/07/12 | ealgeone
    After the auto unions supported bammy, would you ever consider buying a car from the Big Three again?
  • After Obama win, say goodbye to neocons, at least for a few years

    11/07/2012 6:23:27 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 18 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | Nov 7 2012 | Dan Murphy
    Dan Senor has no more influence in the White House today than he did yesterday. That's the key foreign policy takeaway from the US reelection of President Barack Obama last night. Mitt Romney had surrounded himself with neocons and other hawkish advisers, eager to regain the influence they lost when John McCain fell to Mr. Obama in 2008. Now, it looks like four more years in the wilderness for them. The chance that the US will start a new war has decreased, and Obama and like-minded officials will continue to put their realist stamp on US foreign relations as they...
  • Chris Christie Wept Over Springsteen Hug

    11/07/2012 6:22:05 PM PST · by drewh · 53 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | Nov. 07, 2012 | By Emma O'Connor
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may have worked closely with President Obama in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but it appears he’s more emotionally invested in a different budding bromance. Christie admitted at a Monday briefing that he started “weeping” after he hugged Bruce Springsteen at NBC’s telethon for Sandy’s victims Friday night, the Record reported. “We hugged,” Christie said to a crowd of relief volunteers in Monmouth County on Monday, according to the Record. “Yeah, we hugged and he told me it’s official-we're friends!' Christie and Springsteen had met twice before, but their interactions had been limited to “formal...
  • Hindsight will view Romney as a poor candidate with no core values who looked deeply uncomfortable

    11/07/2012 6:21:33 PM PST · by Arthurio · 119 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Toby Harnden
    Inside the ballroom in the Boston conference centre where Romney gave his perfunctory concession speech last night, his supporters were stunned by the scale of his defeat when just hours earlier they were confident of success or at least a nail-biting finish. But hindsight will probably view Mitt Romney a poor presidential candidate who appeared to have no core values, was selected only reluctantly by his own party and campaigned as if the whole experience was deeply uncomfortable for him. He made plenty of mistakes but his biggest failing was that even after running for the White House for the...
  • Obama Is A Disaster, The Market Should Have Fallen 50%, And You Should Buy Yourself A Machine Gun

    11/07/2012 6:20:29 PM PST · by blam · 24 replies
    TBI ^ | 11-7-2012 | Joe Weiswnthal
    MARC FABER: Obama Is A Disaster, The Stock Market Should Have Fallen 50%, And You Should Buy Yourself A Machine Gun Joe WeisenthalNov. 7, 2012, 6:22 PMA classic Marc Faber interview on Bloomberg TV. You can watch the video here. Here's a partial transcript ------------------------ Faber on President Obama’s reelection:“I am surprised with the reelection of Mr. Obama. The S&P is only down like 30 points. I would have thought that the market on his reelection should be down at least 50%...I think Mr. Obama is a disaster for business and a disaster for the United States. Not that Mr....
  • Anybody feeling a sense of regret among Obama voters

    11/07/2012 6:14:47 PM PST · by BelleAl · 222 replies
    I spent a great time talking to my sweet, but sometimes clueless daughters about the impact of this election. They tend to see themselves as more progressive - pro gay marriage, global warming, etc... (before you guys flame away, please know I did my best -- this is college academic influence on them). The sense I get from them and from my conversations today with friends and acquaintances, is that there seems to be a overwhelming atmosphere of regret or to be more graphic and explicit...an oh s__t, what did we just do attitude. I don't see an in-your-face hurrah...
  • Are you tired? Isn't it time to form the Tea Party to replace a certain other party?

    11/07/2012 6:10:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 110 replies
    November 7, 2012 | 2ndDivisionVet
    No more! It's time to form a "Tea Party" to supplant the "me too, me too!" GOP. We tried getting behind a Northeastern "centrist" so as to oust the worst president in our history and we crashed and burned. Einstein said "insanity is doing something over and over and expecting different results" or words to that effect and he was right. Nixon, Ford, the Bush family, Bob Dole, McCain and now Romney. What's wrong with this picture? The Tea Party numbers in the tens of millions, at minimum. I don't remember any other independent movement in our country of patriots,...
  • Obama supporters celebrate no more Israel

    11/07/2012 6:10:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 51 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/7/12 | Anne Sorock
    Obama supporters celebrating his election night win discuss Israel and Netanyahu.
  • Where Are The Smelling Salts? Total Credit Market Debt Owed in USA is 350% of GDP

    11/07/2012 6:09:47 PM PST · by whitedog57 · 5 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 11/07/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    And why the day is young, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -340 points as of 11L31am. This partly explains the flow to Treasuries today. UPDAATE at 2:06pm: DJIA down around -250. Most of the stock exchanges around the world are down 2% or more as well. And gold and silver are down today as well. Is there anything else that could be rocking the boats of investors? As of today, there is about $55 trillion of total credit outstanding – are we getting near the end of the debt funding infatuation? If I take the total credit market debt...
  • FReeper Canteen - Remembering Our Troops - 8 Nov 2012

    11/07/2012 6:03:33 PM PST · by AZamericonnie · 89 replies
    Serving the best troops, vets & allies in the world! | Kathy in Alaska
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ MUSKET FIRE Army soldiers fire their muskets during Twilight Tattoo at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va., July 25, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 3rd Infantry Regiment known as "The Old Guard." U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade 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. MEDICAL EVACUATION A UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter lands as U.S. Army paratroopers secure the area...
  • Keystone pipeline pushed to forefront

    11/07/2012 5:59:48 PM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 7, 2012 | Ben Wolfgang
    Obama pressed for quick decisionWith a second term now in hand, President Obama no longer can delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline and must either side with environmentalists within his party or greenlight a major step toward North American energy independence. The pipeline decision could be an early sign for the direction of Mr. Obama’s green agenda for the next four years, after a campaign in which he sparred with Republican opponent Mitt Romney over the pipeline and on issues such as subsidies for alternative energy companies, the future of the coal industry, and drilling policy on federal...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-7-12

    11/07/2012 5:57:10 PM PST · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 11-7-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Conservatives lambast Romney, vow to take over Republican Party

    11/07/2012 5:56:55 PM PST · by Libloather · 157 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/07/12 | Erik Wasson
    Conservatives lambast Romney, vow to take over Republican PartyBy Erik Wasson - 11/07/12 02:43 PM ET Conservative leaders on Wednesday lashed out at Mitt Romney, saying his attempts to paint himself as a centrist and hide his principles cost him the presidency. They vowed to wage a war to put the Tea Party in charge of the Republican Party by the time it nominates its next presidential candidate. “The battle to take over the Republican Party begins today and the failed Republican leadership should resign,” said Richard Viguerie, a top activist and chairman of ConservativeHQ.com. He said the lesson on...
  • Vanity: Alex Trebec has now covered Benghazi more than NBC

    11/07/2012 5:54:29 PM PST · by Dilbert56 · 10 replies
    Jeopardy | 11/07/2012 | dilbert56
    One of the clues on tonight's Jeopardy was to name the city where Ambassador Stevens was killed. It occurred to me that Jeopardy had provided more coverage of the Benghazi terrorist attack than NBC.
  • It’s the turnout, stupid (Great analysis)

    11/07/2012 5:53:47 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 57 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | Wednesday November 7, 2012 | Doug Brady
    In the weeks leading up to the election, conservatives universally derided the polls released by the mainstream media as having a built-in liberal bias because the samples they used to model the electorate were similar to the 2008 electorate. In 2008 the electorate which gave Obama his victory had a partisan split (D/R/I) of 39/32/29 (D+7). But that was the height of Obamania, we argued, and there was no way the electorate in 2012 could be anywhere close to what it was then after 4 years of the disaster known as the Obama presidency. But we conservatives were wrong as...
  • It’s the turnout, stupid (Great analysis)

    11/07/2012 5:53:46 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 8 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | Wednesday November 7, 2012 | Doug Brady
    In the weeks leading up to the election, conservatives universally derided the polls released by the mainstream media as having a built-in liberal bias because the samples they used to model the electorate were similar to the 2008 electorate. In 2008 the electorate which gave Obama his victory had a partisan split (D/R/I) of 39/32/29 (D+7). But that was the height of Obamania, we argued, and there was no way the electorate in 2012 could be anywhere close to what it was then after 4 years of the disaster known as the Obama presidency. But we conservatives were wrong as...
  • My Girlfriend Brought Me to Tears (Vanity)

    11/07/2012 5:52:00 PM PST · by PeteePie · 22 replies
    The Heart of an American Woman | Nov 7, 2012 | PeteePie's Woman
    Many have asked how I am today. Thank you for asking. Here is how I feel: We have Councils of Vocations, Councils of Eugenics, every possible kind of Council, including a World Council--and if these do not as yet hold total power over us, is it from lack of intention? "Social gains," "social aims," "social objectives" have become the daily bromides of our language. The necessity of a social justification for all activities and all existence is now taken for granted. There is no proposal outrageous enough but what its author can get a respectful hearing and approbation if he...
  • Steven Greenhut: Who's leaving the state, and why (re California)

    11/07/2012 5:43:58 PM PST · by doug from upland · 47 replies
    oc register ^ | day after the death of America | Greenhut
    Published: Oct. 1, 2012 Updated: 10:34 a.m. Text: Text: Larger Text: Smaller Text: Reset Next Article » Steven Greenhut: Who's leaving the state, and why Businesses and individuals get tired of being viewed mainly as an ATM machine for government. By STEVEN GREENHUT For the Register letters@ocregister.com SACRAMENTO – Not long ago, I made a case for staying in California, arguing that there's nothing wrong here that isn't fixable. California, blessed by magnificent and varied geography, mild weather and an "anything's possible" culture, suffers mainly from a political process controlled by public-sector union advocates hell-bent on protecting their power and...
  • Time to Short Sell Your Employer?

    "...The same principles can be applied with employees of companies in the maligned coal industry, or the latest cash rich sector defending against plunder - "Big Fast Food." Many are aware, including executives at McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), that the cash-strapped governments of states like California are seeking whom they may devour in order to support spending while tax receipts are declining. As we witnessed with "Big Tobacco", there is a viral effect from state to state..." This explains McDonald's flying flag upside down. "Big Fast Food WILL be an easy target for bankrupt states like Cali. Don't count on the...
  • Detroiters Elect Ex-Con Brian Banks As State Rep

    11/07/2012 5:42:06 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 11/07/12
    Detroiters Elect Ex-Con Brian Banks As State RepNovember 7, 2012 10:31 AM **SNIP** Banks, a Democrat and lifelong Detroiter, won a seat in Lansing as a state representative for the 1st District, representing the east side of Detroit, Harper Woods, and the tony Grosse Pointes. He won 68 percent of the vote to Republican Dan Schulte’s 32 percent. Banks, 35, was convicted eight times between 1998 and 2004 of writing bad checks and credit card fraud. His slogan was “You can Bank on Banks.”