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  • Over/Under on when unemployment goes back over 10% ?

    11/09/2012 12:45:56 PM PST · by Mr. K · 26 replies
    The American Sheeple | 11/9/2012 | Me
    I am going to guess by March 15 at the earliest
  • Assad: Erdogan thinks he's Caliph, new sultan of the Ottoman (EXCLUSIVE)

    11/09/2012 12:43:20 PM PST · by PotatoGun · 9 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 09 November, 2012, 08:32
    In an exclusive interview with RT, President Bashar Assad said that the conflict in Syria is not a civil war, but proxy terrorism by Syrians and foreign fighters. He also accused the Turkish PM of eyeing Syria with imperial ambitions. Assad told RT that the West creates scapegoats as enemies – from communism, to Islam, to Saddam Hussein. He accused Western countries of aiming to turn him into their next enemy. While mainstream media outlets generally report on the crisis as a battle between Assad and Syrian opposition groups, the president claims that his country has been infiltrated by numerous...
  • Obama says tax hike on rich should be part of fiscal deal (OK! Bush Tax cuts expire in January)

    11/09/2012 12:42:16 PM PST · by tobyhill · 29 replies
    reuters ^ | 11/9/2012 | Mark Felsenthal and David Lawder
    Newly re-elected President Barack Obama offered on Friday to deal with Republicans to avert a looming U.S. fiscal calamity but insisted a tax increase for the very rich must be part of the bargain. Obama reminded Republicans that his approach to avoiding steep tax hikes and spending cuts due in January, which could trigger another recession, had just won the backing of Americans at the polls. He spoke just hours after John Boehner, the Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, had repeated his party's commitment not to raise anyone's tax rates as part of a deal to address the...
  • Vanity: The dirty little secret of American Politics - a personal essay

    11/09/2012 12:41:08 PM PST · by chrisser · 11 replies
    me
    Hey all. I'm not much of a writer, but this little essay has been brewing in my brain since the election, and I finally wrote it down just to get my mind off it. It's a first draft, perhaps an only draft. I don't really have any plans for it, but I thought some might be interested. Criticism, whether factual, grammatical, stylistic or other are welcomed. It's a little long. Right now, it's just some personal therapy I'm sharing with my FRiends... The dirty little secret of American politics. Suppose you had a million dollars in assets. Would you be...
  • Record 70.4 Million Enrolled in Medicaid in 2011: 1 Out of Every 5 Americans

    11/09/2012 12:39:41 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 36 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 9, 2012 | Matt Cover
    (CNSNews.com) – A record 70.4 million people were enrolled in the Medicaid health care program for the poor in fiscal year 2011, according to government figures provided to CNSNews.com. That figure equals about 22 percent of the population, which means there was one person on Medicaid for every 5 Americans in 2011. The record number of Medicaid enrollees in 2011 – the earliest year for which figures are available – is a count of all persons enrolled in Medicaid for any part of that year, providing the fullest and most accurate count of the size of the entitlement program. (The...
  • Coal company fires 150 workers in response to Obama re-election

    11/09/2012 12:38:53 PM PST · by Kaosinla · 54 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/9/12 | Allison Linn
    In the agenda, he predicted the total destruction of the coal industry by as early as 2030. He said conditions for his business would deteriorate because of more regulation and taxes, weaker economic activity and reduced energy pricing. In the prayer, Murray wrote, in part: “The American people have made their choice. They have decided that America must change its course, away from the principals of our Founders. And, away from the idea of individual freedom and individual responsibility. Away from capitalism, economic responsibility, and personal acceptance.” He concluded by asking God for forgiveness for the layoff decisions. “Lord, please...
  • Local businesses announce closing, layoffs

    11/09/2012 12:32:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Luzerne County Citizen's Voice ^ | November 9, 2012 | Denise Allabaugh
    The economy has taken a toll on two long-established family businesses in Luzerne County. Bartikowsky Jewelers, a landmark business in downtown Wilkes-Barre for 125 years, will close its doors in January and is starting a "going out of business" sale on Tuesday, owners Lynn and Mac Ahmad said today. Twenty-five people will lose their jobs and many of them have been employed by the business for decades, they said. Penn Refrigeration in Hanover Township, which has been in business for 68 years, is laying off about 30 employees as of 3:30 p.m. today, co-owner Al Finarelli Jr. said today. He...
  • Obama holds firm to tax hikes as he invites Hill leaders to talks on 'fiscal cliff'

    11/09/2012 12:29:42 PM PST · by mykroar · 26 replies
    FoxBusiness.com ^ | 11/9/2012 | FoxNews.com
    President Obama, claiming his election "majority" was a vindication of his fiscal policy, held firm Friday to his intention to include tax hikes for America's top earners in any negotiations with Congress to pull the nation back from the so-called "fiscal cliff." The president, in his first remarks from Washington since winning a second term, urged officials to "get to work" on the issue as he invited congressional leaders to the White House next week. He said he's open to "compromise," but did not appear to budge on what has been a central disagreement over the last two years --...
  • Someone please expose "The Democrat Ground Game"

    11/09/2012 12:27:09 PM PST · by HalTa · 56 replies
    When Romney was ahead in the polls {Gallup, Rasmussen} by 5 to 6%, the democrat strategists showed no concern. I don't know how many times that I heard "Mumbles" Beckel brag that the democrat "ground game" was so superior they would squash Romney. Romney had absolutely no chance of defeating Obama. Why were they so positive of Romney's defeat? Could it be that Beckel and his cohorts already new of the massive voter fraud already in place in every battleground state? Of course, the answer is YES. The next question is, what are the Republicans and all patriotic Americans going...
  • Wisconsin elects first openly homosexual U.S. Senator

    11/09/2012 12:25:54 PM PST · by NYer · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 8, 2012 | KIRSTEN ANDERSEN
    Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin. MADISON, November 8, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday night, Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin became the first openly homosexual candidate to be elected to the U.S. Senate.  “Having a seat at the table matters and I think we will see a Senate that is more reflective of America. We’re certainly not there yet, but this will be a change that moves us forward,” Baldwin said after the election. Homosexual activists celebrated her victory, which coincided with successful initiatives in three states to change the definition of marriage.  “This is a big day for gay women in America, and really,...
  • Ronald Reagan Addresses Young Americans for Freedom

    11/09/2012 12:25:28 PM PST · by magellan · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1975 | Ronald Reagan
    Everyone needs to watch this. It is so relevant. Reagan's "Bold Colors no Pale Pastels" speech.
  • Tea Party Declares WAR on GOP Establishment

    11/09/2012 12:24:59 PM PST · by Kevmo · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 8 2012 | by Tony Lee7
    The Tea Party Patriots declared war on the Republican establishment after moderate establishment Republican Mitt Romney's loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Jenny Beth Martin, National Coordinator of Tea Party Patriots, criticized the Republican Party for hand-picking a Beltway elite candidate who did not campaign forcefully on America's founding principles and said the "presidential loss is unequivocally on them." ~~~~ Instead, Martin lamented, "what we got was a weak moderate candidate, hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country-club establishment wing of the Republican Party." Martin said the Tea Party's "work begins again today" .... Establishment Republicans insisted to the...
  • Fox News in Big Trouble when A La Carte Arrives

    11/09/2012 12:24:13 PM PST · by publius321 · 49 replies
    http://www.TableOfWisdom.com ^ | 11/9/2012 | Scott Ryan
    For the most part everything played out as I feared in this February 16th, 2010 article Coming Sequel to the Romulan-GOP Schism. The thesis of our party splitting our conservative votes over multiple candidates, thereby electing the ONE weak candidate in the race became the reality. The pundits of Fox News who are mainly responsible for this outcome are now telling us we need to further abandon the fundamental principles upon which our party was founded. We need to further -become- the Democrat Party to defeat them as though this were simply a sporting event devoid of any moral rectitude....
  • UN Small Arms Treaty Means Big Changes for our Constitution

    11/09/2012 12:21:58 PM PST · by morethanright · 70 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-11-09 12:53:04 | mrcurmudgeon
    By Mr. Curmudgeon:Flush with a new sense of purpose after his re-election victory, President Obama signaled his administration's support for the United Nations Small Arms Treaty. What follows are two of the treaty's provisions: Each State Party shall take the appropriate measures, within national laws and regulations, to control brokering taking place under its jurisdiction for conventional arms within the scope of this Treaty. Each State Party shall maintain records in accordance with its national laws and regulations of the items referred to ... such records may contain: quantity, value, model/type, authorized arms transfers, arms actually transferred ... and end-users...
  • CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Cites Extra-Marital Affair

    11/09/2012 12:10:35 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 41 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/9/12 | NBC NEWS
    Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus has resigned, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News reported. "Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position," Petraeus said in his resignation letter. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."
  • MSNBC: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns; Cites Extra-Marital Affair

    11/09/2012 12:02:18 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 681 replies
    MSNBC | 11/09/2012 | n/a
    Breaking now.
  • Facebook has Blocked My Account!

    11/09/2012 11:57:18 AM PST · by ducttape45 · 50 replies
    11/9/2012 | Self
    I've been blocked form using Facebook. This is what I found when I tried to log in: ------------------------------------------- Your Account's Temporarily Blocked You're temporarily blocked from using certain Facebook features. This block will be lifted in 30 days. Using Facebook to post or create spammy content is a violation of our Community Standards. If you continue to abuse Facebook's features, your account could be permanently disabled. ------------------------------------------- It's a good thing I decided to close the account anyway, but still, all because I oppose Obama and posted articles negative of him!
  • How does one get a list of registered voters? - Vanity

    11/09/2012 11:57:18 AM PST · by GraceG · 21 replies
    How does one get a list of voters, specifically one that is obviously invalid like Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Dead people, Illegal Aliens, etc.... I think all these fine voting folks need to get an EBT card, and Obama Phone and a 10 year bill me later Subscription to the New york Slimes.....
  • Mitt The Mild – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs And Deficits, Deficits, Deficits, Lose, Lose, Lose

    11/09/2012 11:47:24 AM PST · by massmike · 29 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 11/09/2012 | Don Feder
    How do you blow an election when your opponent presided over the worst economy in memory – unemployment has hovered at 8% for almost four years; the price of gas has doubled; the national debt has grown by a third; long-term unemployment is up 87%; the number of Americans in poverty increased by 6.4 million; and the president’s signature initiative (Obamacare) has been consistently opposed by a majority of Americans since it passed two and a half years ago? How do you lose an election to an incumbent whose foreign policy consists of cringing, kowtowing and abject apologies – a...
  • Everything You Need to Know About the Fiscal Cliff (WSJ Video with excellent animation )

    11/09/2012 11:39:33 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 35 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/31/2012 12:18:54 PM7:31
    Last August, President Obama and Congress put the U.S. economy on course to go over a "fiscal cliff." WSJ's David Wessel tells you everything you need to know about the "cliff" but were afraid to ask.Video at the link...really nicely done....