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  • Chris Christie: “I wouldn’t call what I did an embrace of Barack Obama”

    11/08/2012 4:52:45 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 34 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11-7-2012 | AP
    (snip) To repeat a point I made in the Matthews thread, if not for the photo op with Christie and the corrupt media’s breathless coverage of it, O would have been nearly invisible during Sandy. I thought he’d get no meaningful political benefit whatsoever from looking “presidential” for a day or two afterward, but to my amazement the exit poll suggests otherwise — and it may very well not have happened if not for Christie turning it into a story. I don’t know if he really was just too tired and stressed to consider the political implications or if he...
  • Meth May Fight Flu Virus, Study Suggests

    11/08/2012 4:50:38 AM PST · by Third Person · 11 replies
    Live Science ^ | November 6th,2012 | Megan Gannon
    Meth kills brain cells, fuels tooth decay, loads the body with toxins and weakens the heart, muscles and immune system. But the otherwise body-wrecking drug may also have flu-fighting properties, new research suggests. A group of scientists from the National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan set out to study how methamphetamine interacts with influenza A virus in lung cells. Previous research has suggested that chronic meth abuse makes individuals more susceptible to pathogens such as HIV. The team wanted to investigate how the drug might reduce users' resistance to flu viruses. They took cultures of human lung epithelial cells, exposed...
  • Scarborough To Republicans: 'Stop Blaming The Media'

    11/08/2012 4:48:17 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Should Republicans unilaterally disarm in the media-bias wars? Joe Scarborough apparently thinks so. Arguing that it distracts Republicans from performing the political blocking-and-tackling needed to win elections, Scarborough has called on Republicans to "stop blaming the media." Saying "let's makes this personal," Scarborough cited as an example of the supposed distractions to which he was referring the controversy over the tape Morning Joe aired in September from a Romney campaign stop. Readers will recall that the clip seemed to show Romney asking the crowd, which had been chanting "Romney!", to change to "Romney/Ryan." But Scarborough suggested just the opposite: that...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - November 8, 2012 [Devotional]

    11/08/2012 4:47:39 AM PST · by Vision · 1 replies
    Email ^ | 11/8/12 | Joel Osteen
    Closer Than You Think Today's Scripture “Do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.” (Hebrews 10:35, NKJV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria Have you been praying and believing for something that seems like it’s taking a lot longer than you thought? Many times, people can miss God’s best simply because they give up before they see their “due season” come. Don’t let that be you! Be encouraged today, your answer is closer than you think. If it seems like things are getting more difficult, remember, when the intensity heats up, that means you are closer to...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [November 8, 2012]

    11/08/2012 4:45:42 AM PST · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Unrivaled Power of Prayer "We do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered" —Romans 8:26 We realize that we are energized by the Holy Spirit for prayer; and we know what it is to pray in accordance with the Spirit; but we don’t often realize that the Holy Spirit Himself prays prayers in us which we cannot utter ourselves. When we are born again of God and are indwelt by the Spirit of God, He expresses for us the unutterable.“He,” the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(11/8/12){prayer]

    11/08/2012 4:38:11 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/8/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New Journey…The Names of God in The Scriptures My Fortress, Shelter, and my Strong Tower Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
  • Makers Consider being Takers - Overload Redistribution by Getting a Fair Share

    11/08/2012 4:31:55 AM PST · by Jumper · 58 replies
    Reflection | 11/8/2012 | Self
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(11/8/12)[Prayer]

    11/08/2012 4:31:39 AM PST · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/8/12 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Psalm 23 1. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 4. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. 5. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou...
  • Jewelry Store Closes to "Mourn" Tuesday's Presidential Election Outcome

    11/08/2012 4:30:33 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 41 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | November 7, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The six signs posted on Lyons Jewelers in Bedford got everyone's attention on Wednesday. "There's one saying shame on USA and Virginia. Oh my God." The signs explained why Lyons Jewelers was not open. The largest sign told people it was closed to "Mourn the loss of the America that our forefathers endowed to us." Another sign said "The president seeks my demise." A friend of the owner, R.T. Lyons, tell us "He done it to show that he didn't agree and didn't like what happened." Many people we spoke with were very upset by the signs. "I don't think...
  • Word For The Day, Thursday, November 8, 2012 - sequacious

    11/08/2012 4:20:55 AM PST · by secret garden · 86 replies
    dictionaries ad nauseam | 8 November 2012 | Thursday's sub
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".sequacious \sih-KWAY-shus\, adjective Intellectually servile Example sentences:Eager to prove that he was not merely a sequacious follower, Mario wrote a critical review of his former mentor's book. "Fund investors are not simply sequacious followers of yield, but are also responding to the federal government's actions to stabilize the macro-economic environment." — From an article by Matthew Sheahan in High Yield Report, January 12, 2009 Etymology: "Sequacious" is formed from the Latin "sequac-," or "sequax"...

    11/08/2012 4:18:38 AM PST · by God-fear-republican · 30 replies
    Black Box Voting ^ | July 20, 2012 | Bev Harris
    A press release today about the planned expansion of Unisyn into more USA locations renews attention on foreign ownership of corporations selling voting systems into the United States. Unisyn is owned by a Malaysian gambling outfit. ...Military voting is now handled in several states by Barcelona, Spain-owned Scytl. In January 2012, Scytl acquired the largest election results reporting firm, SOE Software. Accenture, now based in Dublin Ireland (formerly headquartered in tax-haven Bermuda), claims copyright over the massive electronic voter registration/voter history databases used in several states, including Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Colorado, Wisconsin and Arkansas. Accenture purchased its voter registration unit from...
  • U.S. stock futures inch up; data, ECB await

    11/08/2012 4:16:06 AM PST · by John W · 10 replies ^ | November 8, 2012 | Barbara Kollmeyer
    MADRID (MarketWatch) — U.S. stockmarket futures inched cautiously higher on Thursday, as investors remained on edge after fiscal-cliff worries triggered a post-election plunge for Wall Street the prior day. Asia stocks tumbled in the wake of those losses. Weekly jobless and trade-deficit numbers, along with an interest-rate decision from the European Central Bank are among the day’s main events. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJZ2 +0.19% rose 14 points to 12,877, while futures for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index SPZ2 +0.14% rose 0.6 point to 1,389.70. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index NDZ2 +0.22% rose 3 points...
  • It's a 50-50 nation, give or take

    11/08/2012 4:15:09 AM PST · by tobyhill · 27 replies
    yahoo ^ | 11/7/2012 | By CALVIN WOODWARD | Associated Press
    The election laid bare a dual — and dueling — nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn over much else. It seems you can please only half of the people nearly all of the time. Americans retained the fractious balance of power in re-electing President Barack Obama, a Republican House and a Democratic Senate, altogether serving as guarantors of the gridlock that voters say they despise. Slender percentages separated winner and loser from battleground to battleground, and people in exit polls said yea and nay in roughly equal measure to some of the big...

    11/08/2012 4:12:56 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 15 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/8/42 | C.P. Trussell, Wes Gallagher, C.R. Cunningham, Raymond Daniell, Grant Parr, Hanson W. Baldwin, more
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 THE NEWS OF THE WEEK IN REVIEW13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
  • Man flies flag upside-down to protest election outcome

    News Center 7 received calls Wednesday night from residents in Beavercreek who were not happy about their neighbor flying the U.S. flag upside-down. One caller said it might not be illegal, but it’s offensive to the people in the neighborhood. Despite what his neighbors think, Ray Lewis said flying the flag upside-down is an international symbol of distress and he felt compelled to do it as a form of “peaceful protest” following the re-election of President Barack Obama.
  • Great quote from John Stossel

    11/08/2012 4:00:10 AM PST · by Jerrybob · 19 replies
    Fox news | 11/8/12 | self
    'Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer.'" - John Stossel
  • Maine Church Vandalized With Swastikas Allegedly for Gay Marriage Stance

    11/08/2012 3:56:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | November 7, 2012 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Stockton Springs Community Church in Waldo County, Maine, has been vandalized with swastikas spray-painted on its front door and on two signs on its lawn, supposedly for the church's support of traditional marriage. "I was shocked and horrified when I arrived at the church this morning and saw swastikas painted all over our property. Clearly, those who want to redefine marriage also want to redefine tolerance," said Pastor Steve DeGroft. "Our congregation has taken a loving and respectful stand for traditional marriage in our community, but those who disagree want to silence and intimidate us. We can't be apathetic, and...
  • Girl football player is fast and fun to watch!

    11/08/2012 3:51:56 AM PST · by Doogle · 23 replies
    YT ^ | 11/05/12 | brent gordon
    ....35 scores this year. Cute and fearless.
  • Top 10 Democratic Presidential Contenders for 2016

    11/08/2012 3:45:51 AM PST · by Duke C. · 30 replies
    NationalJournal ^ | Nov. 6, 2012 | Sophie Quinton
    While waiting for Election Day results, here’s a reminder that 2016 is only four years away. A list of 10 Democrats who could be top presidential contenders next cycle.
  • Today's Toons 11/8/12

    11/08/2012 3:41:22 AM PST · by pookie18 · 26 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 11/8/12 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • My sage advice for my fellow conservatives...

    11/08/2012 3:23:47 AM PST · by DGHoodini · 47 replies
    Me | 11/7/12 | DGHoodini
    Minimize your exposure, and batten down your hatches...because the only thing worse that you can do to the Left than denying them what they want, is when they get what they want.....
  • Fixing 'Fiscal Cliff' Will Mean 'High, Higher' Taxes: Gross

    11/08/2012 3:19:39 AM PST · by gotribe · 25 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/7/2012 | Jeff Cox
    ...Consequently, Gross said, higher dividend taxes would make those companies less attractive and thus take the stock market down 5 to 10 percent. That's "the ultimate danger here for the stock market," he said. "Dividends are sheltered in 401(k)s, they're sheltered in pension funds. At the margins investors pay dividend tax rates. To the extent that you raise them from 15 to, say, 25 (percent), that implies in terms of equaling after tax rates another 5 to 10 percent down in terms of stock prices. We've been very spoiled for the last 10 years."
  • Elections Have Consequences

    11/08/2012 3:15:35 AM PST · by veritas2002 · 48 replies
    Vanity | 11/08/12 | Veritas2002
    #1 Cancel your cable. You’d only be supporting the MSM that lied and defended Obama to the tooth and help secure his re-election. I cancelled my cable and saved $1000 from going to Hollywood and the MSM. #2 Get some business card printed up that say “Obama’s government has taken all of my money and I am unable to leave you a tip. You might try calling the White House at: (phone number) and ask Obama for your tip.” Leave this on the table whenever you go out to eat at restaurants or places where tips are customarily given. #3...
  • Quinn & Rose - America’s Morning Show - November 8, 2012

    11/08/2012 2:46:41 AM PST · by sneakers · 31 replies
    Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show from 6:00 to 9:00 Eastern on: (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) (Rochester, NY) (Ashland, OH) (Frostburg, MD) (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • GOP must woo working people chasing American dream

    11/08/2012 2:37:32 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 8, 2012 | Timothy P. Carney
    Republicans need a new coalition and a new message. The heart of that coalition should be the working class. The message should be populism. Populist movements in the past have often been ugly because they scapegoated vulnerable minorities. The new Republican populism shouldn't blame the "47 percent" of Mitt Romney's imagination, or immigrants seeking to make a better life. The new Republican populism should declare war on the cronies and special interests who use big government to rig the game in their favor and deny opportunity to those trying to climb the ladder and live the American dream. It's time...
  • STARVE THE BEAST: How to GO GALT and Avoid Paying Taxes (Without Moving or Quitting Your Job)

    11/08/2012 2:30:56 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 156 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 08 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    If the Obammunists are planning on building their paradise  with my wallet, they're in for some disappointment... What exactly is 'Going Galt'? Think of it as a supply-side Cloward-Piven strategy... starve the beast, rather than milk-it-dry: 'Going Galt' doesn't simply mean getting angry. That would be "Going Postal." It means having righteous indignation at the injustice of a political system that bails out individuals and institutions for irresponsible behavior and at the expense of those like you who prosper through hard work and personal responsibly. 'Going Galt' means asking in the face of new taxes and government controls, "Why work at all?" "For whom am...
  • The human history book! World War Two fan covers body with tattoos

    11/08/2012 2:29:21 AM PST · by the scotsman · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8th November 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    'This man is a walking history book. He has dedicated his body to the memory of the heroes and battles of the Second World War. Nolan Holmes has spent four years under the needle of a skilled tattoo artist to complete this homage to British and world history. Illustrations include battles on the Russian front, the Battle of Britain and the Allied invasion. Beside Churchill and a wartime news report Holmes has now had a memorial poppy added to his tattoo. The mechanic has also had a striking poppy drawn alongside the pictures of conflict ready for this weekend's Remembrance...
  • Swansea memorial to American D-Day veterans

    11/08/2012 2:17:44 AM PST · by the scotsman
    BBC Wales News ^ | 2nd November 2012 | Charlotte Dubenskij
    'A memorial has been unveiled in memory of the thousands of American soldiers who lived and trained across Swansea in preparation for the D-Day landings. For a few months in 1943 and 1944, GIs from across the Atlantic set up camp in Mumbles, Caswell Bay and Newton. Combat engineers took part in training for the beach landings in northern France. The memorial was unveiled at Newton Village Hall. There were about 50,000 US soldiers in south Wales before D-Day on 6 June 1944 - a pivotal moment of World War II. The training on the south Wales beaches was seen...
  • Who blew the chance to dump Obama?

    11/08/2012 2:15:03 AM PST · by golux · 38 replies
    WND ^ | 11.08.12 | Joseph Farah
    (...)Rove knew better. He always knows better. He had no interest in taking the revelations of the book and using them in his ad campaigns. Instead, he ran a conventional campaign telling people what they already knew – what Obama had already done in his first four years. In the meantime, he also went to war with conservative Republicans like Todd Akin, who, by the way, lost by a smaller margin than some of Rove’s favorites – like Connie Mack in Florida. At the end of the day, Rove failed at every goal he had been charged with – winning...
  • How the GI influx shaped Britain's view of Americans

    11/08/2012 2:14:58 AM PST · by the scotsman · 4 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3rd November 2012 | Melissa Hogenboom
    'It is now 70 years since GIs first landed on British soil to join their allies during WWII. Before the war, ordinary British people only knew Americans as the gangsters and heroes from the silver screen. They were in for a shock.'
  • Robber Asks Store Clerk Who He Voted For At Gunpoint

    11/08/2012 1:41:18 AM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    wkbn ^ | 11.8.2012 | wkbn
    An armed masked man who robbed a Warren convenience store on Tuesday also told the clerk at gunpoint to vote for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Reports said the black man, who wore a gray sweatshirt and had a white bandana covering his nose and lower face, robbed the Convenient Food Mart at 3120 Parkman Road N.W. at gunpoint. Witnesses told police he pointed the gun at the clerk and repeatedly asked who he voted for in the presidential election. The clerk said he was not allowed to vote. The gunman then said “Vote for Obama. This is Obama (expletive)”...
  • Lessons of the Battle of Benghazi - Our enemies will learn them. Will we?

    11/08/2012 1:38:29 AM PST · by neverdem · 3 replies
    National Review Online ^ | November 8, 2012 | Clifford D. May
    Now that the election is behind us, perhaps we can put politics aside and acknowledge a hard fact: On September 11, 2012, America was defeated by al-Qaeda in the Battle of Benghazi.About this battle many questions remain. The media and Congress have a responsibility to get answers — not only because we should know the truth, not only to assign blame, but, more important, to learn from failure. At the least, we should try to understand what lessons our enemies have learned — because they will apply those lessons in the future.It is possible to lose many battles and...
  • Obama re-election protest escalates at Univ. of Mississippi; racial slurs, 2 arrests reported

    11/08/2012 1:35:02 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies
    washington post ^ | 11/8/2012 | ap
    JACKSON, Miss. — A protest at the University of Mississippi against the re-election of President Barack Obama grew into crowd of about 400 people with shouted racial slurs as rumors of a riot spread on social media. Two people were arrested on minor charges. The university said in a statement Wednesday that the gathering at the student union began late Tuesday night with about 30 to 40 students, but grew within 20 minutes as word spread. Some students chanted political slogans while others used derogatory racial statements and profanity, the statement said. The incident comes just after the 50th anniversary...
  • Dennis Prager's Post-election Show, November 7th, 2012, Grieve But Don't Despair

    11/08/2012 1:00:48 AM PST · by beaversmom · 13 replies
    Dennis Prager ^ | November 7, 2012
    Dennis Prager had a good post election show on Wednesday, November 12, 2012. It really helped me to listen to it as I was starting to spiral down into deep depression. He basically said throughout that it was okay to be sad and angry, to cry and grieve, but not to go into despair. I'm posting it here for others to listen. It may help you, too. If you click on the "Listen Now" box by his picture at the top of the link you can hear his current show for 24 hours. After the 24 hours, it is by...
  • President Obama and the Embryonic Backfire

    11/08/2012 12:54:57 AM PST · by neverdem · 21 replies | November 7, 2012 | Robin L. Smith
    Here's the link.
  • Electrical question. (Power: CCA to AH)

    11/08/2012 12:50:14 AM PST · by djf · 13 replies
    First, a brief bit of intro info. I bought a used UPS at a Goodwill for 20 bucks. They had 3 there, a 300 watter, a 1500 watter, and an APC Back-UPS 900 watter. I tried them all on the outlet, the first 2 the battery light came on immediately, so I got the 900. I get it home and it worked fine as long as it's plugged in, but shuts down as soon as I unplug it. Well, that ain't good. So I do a bunch of Googling, find that the unit has a heating problem, a few holes...
  • There Will Never Be An All White Liberal/Democrat Ticket Again...EVER

    11/08/2012 12:39:20 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 12 replies
    Myself | 11/8/2012
    **Pure Vanity Here** Mark these words...THERE WILL NEVER BE AN ALL WHITE LIBERAL TICKET...EVER AGAIN. Bill Clinton got 2 terms because he was known as "The First Black President", Al Gore went with Lieberman and lost. Neither of them had anything remotely black about themselves. John Kerry picked John Edwards = Loss Michael Dukakis picked Lloyd Bensten = Loss Walter Mondale picked Geraldine Ferraro = Loss Jimmy Carter ran for 2nd term with Mondale = Loss Obama wins twice as black president. Democrats will trot out Cory Booker (MARK MY WORDS) and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro in the next...
  • Custer man shoots, kills mountain lion on front porch(SD)

    11/08/2012 12:31:11 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies ^ | 8 November, 2012 | AP
    CUSTER (AP) — A rural Custer man who discovered a mountain lion lounging on his porch shot and killed the animal.
  • Three Ways of Explaining Defeat

    11/08/2012 12:31:05 AM PST · by beaversmom · 34 replies
    National Review: The Corner ^ | November 7, 2012 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Conservatives are divided, acrimoniously so, over three schools of explaining The Defeat. 1. The Near Fatalists. Some are terrified that we are witnessing the final establishment of the long-feared dependency majority, where half the country is not paying federal income taxes and are on the receiving end of government largess and expect “them” to pay their fair share to pay for it; 2. The Should’ve, Could’ve, Would’ve What If-ers. The disappointed tacticians believe that should/would/could Romney have run differently (e.g., hit harder on Benghazi, mixed it up in the second and third debates, organized a Contract with America as a...
  • Newly Strengthened Louisiana Right-to-Arms Provision

    11/08/2012 12:21:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 7 November, 2012 | Eugene Volokh
    It now reads, The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms is fundamental and shall not be infringed. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. The preceding version read, “The right of each citizen to keep and bear arms shall not be abridged, but this provision shall not prevent the passage of laws to prohibit the carrying of weapons concealed on the person.” The new version passed by a 73%-27% margin. I’d love to hear from people who know Louisiana gun law and can tell me which laws they see as newly vulnerable. Two...
  • How the Rats Stole the Election and how to fix it.

    11/08/2012 12:19:42 AM PST · by Mr170IQ · 98 replies
    Vanity | Nov. 8, 2012 | Me
    How the Rats Stole the Election and how to fix it. The clues: Looking at the results from the election, it seems very suspicious that there was so little Republican turnout, even though anecdotal evidence shows that both enthusiasm and turnout was much higher this time. The Theory: I believe that the democrats managed to electronically drop a percentage (maybe 20%) of the votes in the republican majority precincts of the swing states. In order not to be too obvious, they dropped democrat votes as well as republican votes. This enabled them to get those absurd D+8 and D+13 numbers...
  • Military Absentee Ballots Delivered 1 Day late would have swung the election for Romney

    11/08/2012 12:10:46 AM PST · by jdirt · 12 replies
    Duffelblog ^ | Nov 7,2012 | Drew
  • Application-targeted DDoS attacks increasing: Expert

    11/08/2012 12:00:48 AM PST · by Smokin' Joe · 3 replies
    ComputerWorld Canada via IT World Canada ^ | 06 Nov 2012 | Howard Solomon
    Brute bandwidth attacks are disappearing in favour of application-layer incursions, a Canadian ISP conference has been told Be prepared for application layer distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, a security expert has warned Canadian service providers. Jim Deleskie, (pictured) former director of network security for global service provider Tata Communications, told the Canadian ISP Summit on Monday that hackers are turning away from brute bandwidth attacks by infecting hundreds of PCs. “The bad guys are getting smarter because those are a lot easier to see coming in and defend against,” he said. Instead, increasingly hackers with one PC can generate...
  • Election 2012: Obama gets his "revenge," but conservatives must stand tall

    11/07/2012 11:53:44 PM PST · by Ron C. · 29 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 7, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Ohio has been called for Barack Obama. Iowa went for Obama. Colorado went for Obama. Florida and Virginia have not been called yet, but those don’t look good, either. The Romney camp is disputing the Ohio call. Karl Rove on Fox News says it’s not over. But the numbers don’t add up for Romney. He was close. Valiantly close. But not close enough. (Update 12:57am – Romney called Obama to concede and delivered a gracious concession speech.) The Romney/Ryan team fought well and hard, inspiring Republicans and conservatives across the country to get out the vote and fight for restoration...
  • Analysis: Will Texas secede from Barack Obama’s America?

    11/07/2012 11:47:51 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 61 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 8, 2012 | Richard Dunham
    There’s Barack Obama’s America.And then there’s Texas.In Barack Obama’s America, Latino voters overwhelmingly favored the Democratic incumbent, handing him 71 percent of their votes to 27 percent for GOP nominee Mitt Romney. In Texas, voters overwhelmingly elected the first Hispanic senator in the state’s history. A conservative Republican.In Barack Obama’s America, the Tea Party wave receded, with some of the most prominent firebrands of the 2010 conservative insurgency sent packing by the voters. In Texas, despite the defeat of freshman Republican Francisco “Quico” Canseco of San Antonio, voters sent three new Republicans with strong Tea Party support to Washington, including...
  • Elections are over... time to celebrate? -a note to my Obama-lovin' children

    11/07/2012 11:29:01 PM PST · by whiterhino · 31 replies
    Multiple sources
    Here's an email I sent to my kids in school who love you know who... Well the elections are over and the winner is Obama. He's popular, he's cool, he's black (as long as being 50% white, 45.35% arabic, and 4.65% African is "black"), and you like his social issues maybe (another topic for another time), but if you really care about YOUR future as much as I do about you... just for a moment.. read on: Obama won, but Obama might be the only winner yesterday... Instead of winning, You and I will get to experience continued rising energy...
  • Is Now the Time For You to Cancel Your Cable and Stop Newspaper Delivery?

    11/07/2012 11:25:30 PM PST · by Steelers6 · 86 replies ^ | October 4, 2012 | Kevin DuJan
    I’d like to give a nudge today to everyone out there to do something that I did back in 2009 and have never regretted since: cancel your cable TV service and stop your newspaper delivery. If enough people did this, it would decimate the Democrats’ most powerful propaganda tools: the Comcast-owned networks of NBC and MSNBC, CNN, and the other dinosaur media outlets that comprise the Left’s Ministry of Truth (Minitrue, for short) that serves Barack Obama with cultish devotion. Since you can’t just cancel MSNBC and NBC or CNN, you’ll need to cancel your cable TV service altogether. This...
  • Auditors reject EU spending 18th year in a row

    11/07/2012 11:24:03 PM PST · by Olog-hai
    EU Observer ^ | 06.11.12 @ 17:19 (November 6) | Valentina Pop
    The EU’s top auditing body has for the 18th year in a row said there are too many errors in how EU money is spent, particularly in subsidies going to farmers and fishermen. “A farmer was granted a special premium for 150 sheep. On inspection, the European Court of Auditors found that the beneficiary did not have any sheep,” the annual report on EU spending released on Tuesday (6 November) said in a typical case. The auditors also found an alleged fruit processing factory built with EU aid to the tune of €0.2 million, which turned out to be a...
  • Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division

    11/07/2012 11:22:15 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/7/2012
    Boeing announced a major restructuring of its defense division on Wednesday that will cut 30 percent of management jobs from 2010 levels, close facilities in California and consolidate several business units to cut costs. Boeing Headquarters The company [BA 70.11 -1.47 (-2.05%) ] told employees about the changes on Wednesday, in a memo obtained by Reuters and confirmed by Boeing. Boeing, the Pentagon's second-largest supplier, said the changes were the latest step in an affordability drive that has already reduced the company's costs by $2.2 billion since 2010, according to the memo. The measures come as U.S. weapons makers are...
  • Buddhist, Hindu make history in new Congress

    11/07/2012 11:01:38 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 20 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | Daniel Burke, Religion News Service
    Congress will become a shade more religiously diverse this January, after Tuesday’s (Nov. 6) election of the first Hindu representative and first Buddhist senator. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, will become the first Hindu-American congresswoman, after defeating her Republican rival on Tuesday. Ami Bera, a California doctor who was raised Hindu but now identifies as a Unitarian Universalist, according to the Hindu American Foundation, narrowly leads the race for California’s 7th congressional district. [...] Hirono, who is also the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate, was one of three Buddhists in the House of Representatives. The other two,...