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  • Report: FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair

    11/10/2012 9:46:58 PM PST · by Arthurio · 132 replies
    Report: FBI whistle-blower contacted Eric Cantor on David Petraeus affair By: John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman November 11, 2012 12:16 AM EST House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to an FBI whistle-blower two weeks ago who accused then-CIA Director David Petraeus of having an extramarital affair and potentially jeopardizing the security of classified information, according to a news report. Cantor’s chief of staff, Steve Stombres, later met with FBI officials to pass on the accusations from the whistle-blower, the New York Times reported on Saturday night. (Also on POLITICO: 6 questions on Petraeus's exit) Cantor’s involvement in the Petraeus scandal...
  • WWRD: What would Reagan do after Obama's re-election?

    11/10/2012 9:37:59 PM PST · by oneprolifewoman · 53 replies
    ...Ronald Reagan was a lifelong optimist and an example of remarkable resilience especially in bad times. After Barry Goldwater went down to the greatest presidential defeat in American history to that point in 1964, Reagan, whose nationally televised speech was the one shining success in that campaign, was neither shaken no disheartened. Within two years he had won the governorship of California – and the rest is history. Reagan therefore would not have lost heart and despaired of conservative and patriotic principles, nor of America.He would have taken a good night’s sleep and got up in the morning eager to...
  • EU: German risks rift with France over economic healthcheck demands

    11/10/2012 9:35:54 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 6 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/10/2012
    Germany demands probe into French economy Germany's finance minister has reportedly asked a panel of top advisers to examine France's economic problems amid concerns that weaknesses could spread to the rest of Europe. Wolfgang Schaeuble has asked the distinguished "wise men" panel, which advises the government in economic matters, to examine possible reform proposals for France, according to German daily Die Zeit. Although a spokesman for the council dismissed the claims as outside "the council's legal remit," Lars Feld, an economist who sits on the panel, told Reuters: "Concerns are growing given the lack of action of the French government...
  • Rising number of states seeing one-party rule

    11/10/2012 9:33:32 PM PST · by george76 · 45 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 10, 2012 | Keely Brazil
    In a little-noticed footnote to last week’s election, state legislature elections this year have produced the highest number of states with one-party rule in 60 years. Democrats or Republicans now have sole control of the governorship and both legislative chambers in 37 state capitals around the country. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), which tracks party representation in the country’s 50 state governments, Democrats now control all three bases of power – the governorship and both houses of the state legislature – in 14 states and Republicans in 23, with only 12 states sharing power. (Nebraska’s unicameral...
  • Katherine Gavin Served During WWII On The Homefront

    11/10/2012 9:12:20 PM PST · by girlangler · 8 replies
    The Sierra County Sentinel ^ | 11/9/12 | Etta Pettijohn
    By Etta Pettijohn “Life just happened to us,” Katherine Gavin recalled this week as she sat beside another World War II veteran at the New Mexico Veteran’s Hospital in T-or-C. The petite 91-year-old wore the uniform for this country when there were fewer than 1,000 women who did so for the United States Air Force. Although she eventually managed to travel the world, her armed forces duty took place on the homefront, where she served as a WASP control tower operator at Weir-Cook (known later as Stout) Air Field in Indianapolis, Ind., the ninth in the nation to be certified...
  • The Music Man On The Battlefield

    11/10/2012 9:03:36 PM PST · by girlangler · 2 replies
    The Sierra County Sentinel ^ | 11/9/12 | Etta Pettijohn
    “A quiet man of music, denied a simpler fate . . . He gave to me a gift I know I never can repay … He tried to be a soldier once, but his music wouldn’t wait . . .” -- Leader of the Band, Dan Fogelberg. The Music Man on The Battlefield By Etta Pettijohn Music was Ed Harn’s life, the pulse that has carried him through 91 years of creative existence, beginning as a boy in Murphysboro, Illinois, and through the challenges rendered on the battlefield in France during World War II. The resident of the New Mexico...
  • Man robbed and sexually assualted woman in Beacon Hill apartment, police say

    11/10/2012 9:01:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | November 10, 2012 | Jaclyn Reiss
    Boston police said they are searching for a man who broke into a Beacon Hill apartment early this morning, robbing and sexually assaulting the woman who lives there. Police say the man forced his way into the apartment, located near Joy and Myrtle streets, just after 3 a.m. Saturday. The suspect showed the woman who lived there a weapon -- possibly a knife -- before robbing and sexually assaulting her, police said.
  • Is the GOP Headed for the Boneyard?

    11/10/2012 8:58:22 PM PST · by River Hawk · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov. 9th, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    After its second defeat at the hands of Barack Obama, under whom unemployment has never been lower than the day George W. Bush left office, the Republican Party has at last awakened to its existential crisis. Eighteen states have voted Democratic in six straight elections. Among the six are four of our most populous: New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California. And Obama has now won two of the three remaining mega-states, Ohio and Florida, twice. Only Texas remains secure -- for now. At the presidential level, the Republican Party is at death's door. Yet one already sees the same physicians...
  • Peacefully grant the State of Louisiana to withdraw from the United States...

    11/10/2012 8:56:44 PM PST · by AlmaKing · 51 replies
    White House Petitions ^ | 11-07-12 | Michael E, Slidell LA
    Peacefully grant the State of Louisiana to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government. As the founding fathers of the United States of America made clear in the Declaration of Independence in 1776: "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they...
  • Willamsburg Man's Military Service Gave Close Up View Of Combat

    11/10/2012 8:56:13 PM PST · by girlangler · 1 replies
    The Sierra County Sentinel ^ | 11/9/12 | Etta Pettijohn
    Editor’s Note: Williamsburg resident Joe “Porky” Porcacelli’s oral narrative of his experiences in WWII is available from the Colonel Robert R. McCormick Research Center in Wheaton, IL, http://firstdivisionmuseum.org.> > By Etta Pettijohn >The epic history of WWII has been told through movies and books, but nobody knows the details better than Joe “Porky” Porcacelli. > >His personal war experience was loaded with historic names and places - General George S. Patton Jr., D-Day, Omaha Beach, Nazi prison camps, the Nuremberg Trials, and War Correspondent Ernie Pyle, to name a few. < >Porcacelli quit high school at age 17 and volunteered...
  • France to Become 12th Country in the World to Legalize Gay Marriage

    11/10/2012 8:45:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/10/2012 | Stoyan Zaimov
    France is next in line to legalize same-sex marriage, according to a disputed bill pushed by President Francois Hollande on Wednesday, which would defy opposition from the country's Roman Catholic and conservative leadership. Currently, less than a dozen countries in the world have legalized gay marriage, although most of them are in Europe. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Iceland and Belgium have all moved away from the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman, and with Hollande's bill, France is set to join them early next year. The top ministers in France have already approved the...
  • FBI uncovered Petraeus affair by chance (Whoops!)

    11/10/2012 8:43:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/10/12 | Zack Colman
    FBI uncovered Petraeus affair by chanceBy Zack Colman - 11/10/12 03:41 PM ET The FBI reportedly happened upon former CIA Director David Petraeus’s extramarital affair while investigating a complaint from a woman close to Petraeus who had received harassing emails from the general’s alleged mistress. The FBI traced those emails back to Paula Broadwell, a former military officer and Petraeus’s biographer, according to news reports. When law enforcement officials delved into her email account, it was apparent Broadwell and Petraeus were engaged in an affair. The identity of the woman who filed the original complaint has not been disclosed. Investigators...
  • Polls Show Sudden Increase in Black Support for Gay Marriage

    11/10/2012 8:41:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 97 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/10/2012 | Anugrah Kumar , Christian Post Contributor
    Recent polls show increasing support for same-sex marriage among blacks. A national exit poll by Edison Research shows that black voters favored their state legalizing gay marriage, 51 to 41 percent. Pew polls have also showed an increase from 36 percent in 2011 to 44 percent last month supporting gay marriage. According to the exit poll conducted by Edison Research on behalf of the NEP, 51 percent of black voters said their states should legally recognize same-sex marriage, compared with 47 percent of whites who favored this idea. It's a big shift considering that in 2011, the Pew Research Center...
  • Video: School bus worker chokes autistic boy

    11/10/2012 8:40:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    miamiherald ^ | 11.10.2012 | Michael Vasquez
    After a 13-year-old autistic child wet his pants while riding on a Broward school bus, the bus attendant — whose job is to assist special-needs students — responded by choking the boy. The incident, which lasted roughly 45 minutes, was captured by the school bus surveillance camera. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies this week arrested bus attendant Darryl Blue, 48, on one count of aggravated child abuse. The bus driver who nonchalantly continued on her route, even as the boy screamed in pain, had not been charged Friday.
  • Twelve EU countries likely to back Palestine’s UN bid

    11/10/2012 8:34:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 09.11.12 @ 09:27 (November 9) | Andrew Rettman
    Palestine can count on about 12 Yes votes by EU countries when it tries to upgrade its UN status, in a move expected later this month. … A senior EU diplomat told this website the Union remains divided on the question, however. He noted that member states’ votes “will probably follow the same pattern as with UNESCO,” referring to a decision by the UN’s Paris-based cultural wing to admit Palestine as a member last year. At the time, 11 countries—Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Slovenia and Spain—backed Palestine’s UNESCO bid. Another 11—Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Italy,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-11-12, Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    11/10/2012 8:33:46 PM PST · by Salvation · 44 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-11-12 | Revised New American Bible
    November 11, 2012   Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 1 Kgs 17:10-16 In those days, Elijah the prophet went to Zarephath.As he arrived at the entrance of the city,a widow was gathering sticks there; he called out to her,"Please bring me a small cupful of water to drink."She left to get it, and he called out after her,"Please bring along a bit of bread."She answered, "As the LORD, your God, lives,I have nothing baked; there is only a handful of flour in my jarand a little oil in my jug.Just now I was collecting a couple of...
  • EU budget talks collapse following rows over funding increase

    11/10/2012 8:32:52 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 8 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/10/2012 | Bruno Waterfield, in Brussels, Patrick Hennessy in London
    Talks to agree the European Union's budget for next year broke down amid rows involving among member states including Britain – sparking a new funding crisis. Eight hours of negotiations in Brussels ended in walkouts after MEPs refused to drop demands for an extra Ł13.8 billion in European Union spending for this year and 2013. The failure of the talks casts a fresh doubt on whether a major summit to agree to the EU's future funding from 2014 to 2020, scheduled for later this month, can go ahead. There had already been speculation that the summit would be cancelled because...
  • Comment on this statement --- We have become a nation of "Wimps".

    11/10/2012 8:32:40 PM PST · by jongaltsr · 24 replies
    We have been taken over by "Popularity" and "Idol" worship. Facts don't matter. Results of our actions don't matter. Only the "Beautiful People" are to be admired. Want something? You deserve it! No need to work for it! Government "Promises" they will provide everything. People don't have to be smart. Hell - the government will think for us. The Popular and The Beautiful "RULE" Those that think for themselves are just stupid jerks. Those that are responsible for themselves, their family and friend are just "silly fools".
  • Citing voter fraud, petition at White House web site demands recount of election

    11/10/2012 8:26:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 133 replies
    Examiner ^ | 11/10/2012 | JOE NEWBY
    Citing allegations of voter fraud, a petition posted Saturday at the White House "We the People" web site demands a recount of Tuesday's election."In one county alone in Ohio, which was a battleground state, President Obama received 106,258 votes...but there were only 98,213 eligible voters. It's not humanly possible to get 108% of the vote," the petition says.According to the petition, if voter ID laws had been in place across the country, a recount would be unnecessary.A post at American Third Position says that Obama lost every state that required photo ID, but the National Conference of State Legislatures says...
  • States Can Shut Down ObamaCare's Big Spending Plans (CATO)

    11/10/2012 8:24:54 PM PST · by Kolath · 36 replies
    CATO ^ | 08/01/2012 | Michael F. Cannon
    Contrary to popular myth, states are under no obligation to expand Medicaid or create a health insurance exchange, and they should refuse to do either. That from Michael F. Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute. He argues that the costs to the private sector will be significant if states agree to create exchanges.
  • Williamsburg Resident's Military Service Gave Close Up View Of Combat

    11/10/2012 8:23:14 PM PST · by girlangler · 6 replies
    The Sierra County Sentinel ^ | 11/9/12 | Etta Pettijohn
    Editor’s Note: Williamsburg resident Joe “Porky” Porcacelli’s oral narrative of his experiences in WWII is available from the Colonel Robert R. McCormick Research Center in Wheaton, IL, http://firstdivisionmuseum.org. Williamsburg Man’s Military Service Gave Close-Up View Of Combat By Etta Pettijohn The epic history of WWII has been told through movies and books, but nobody knows the details better than Joe “Porky” Porcacelli. His personal war experience was loaded with historic names and places - General George S. Patton Jr., D-Day, Omaha Beach, Nazi prison camps, the Nuremberg Trials, and War Correspondent Ernie Pyle, to name a few. Porcacelli quit high...
  • Was David Petraeus’s Affair In The New York Times Four Months Ago?

    11/10/2012 8:20:18 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 5 replies
    DailyDownload ^ | November 10, 2012 | Ben Jacobs
    The surprise resignation of David Petraeus yesterday was the result of an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. But was this relationship between the CIA director and a journalist really a surprise? As numerous media outlets are reporting, it appears that Broadwell’s husband may have written a letter to Chuck Klosterman, the ethicist at the New York Times, about the affair months ago: My wife is having an affair with a government executive. His role is to manage a project whose progress is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership.
  • ‘We Have Some Very Serious Challenges to Make’: Allen West Campaign Lawyer Says

    11/10/2012 8:19:21 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 43 replies
    the blaze ^ | 11-10-2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A lawyer for Florida Republican Rep. Allen West’s re-election campaign said Saturday there is “absolutely no chance” of conceding the race despite Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy holding the lead by 2,429 votes. A complete but unofficial vote tally released Saturday put Murphy ahead with 166,799 votes to West’s 164,370 — giving him a 0.7 percent advantage, above the 0.5 percent threshold to trigger an automatic recount, the Palm Beach Post reported. But Jeffrey Scott Shapiro, a volunteer lawyer for the West campaign, told TheBlaze there are significant concerns, particularly in St. Lucie County. St. Lucie is the only one of...
  • Romney’s campaign consultants were incompetent, in it for the money

    11/10/2012 8:12:14 PM PST · by Bratch · 27 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | November 10 2012 | Doug Brady
    In too many posts to count, I’ve argued that the reason Romney was the overwhelming choice of the Washington campaign consultant class since the day after McCain lost in 2008 was that he was their dream candidate. He possessed the two qualities most prized by this insular population of political parasites who occupy the D.C. beltway: An enormous amount of money and an equally enormous dearth of core convictions. For this reason, they correctly recognized Romney as someone who could easily be fleeced for a virtually limitless amount of money. He’d shower them with tens of millions of dollars in return for their sage “advice” on...
  • It Is Time to Throw the Social Conservatives Out of the GOP (Not)

    11/10/2012 8:05:19 PM PST · by neverdem · 177 replies
    redstate.com ^ | November 9th, 2012 | Erick Erickson
    It is time to throw the social conservatives out of the GOP. Look at what they got us — Barack Obama. It was the social conservatives who did it. They insisted the GOP support real marriage and children. To hell with that. I’m getting this, in various forms, from lots of tea party activists. The GOP establishment in Washington is whispering it to each other. They look at Todd Aiken and Richard Mourdock and conclude that they, not Tommy Thompson, Heather Wilson, George Allen, Scott Brown, etc. are the problem. It is time to get rid of the social conservatives.What’s...
  • Obama has led US to Ł338bn bill - and to the edge of a financial abyss

    11/10/2012 8:02:15 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 9 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/10/2012 | Simon Heffer
    On the streets of Manhattan last week, the American public were more concerned about the delay in restoring their public services after Hurricane Sandy than about the entrails of politics following the presidential elections. New York votes Democrat. It took for granted that Barack Obama would get a second term, and did not look much beyond that.
  • There's a Mystery Third Woman in the Petraeus Affair

    11/10/2012 8:01:22 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 58 replies
    New reports coming out about the affair between former CIA director David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell reveal there was a third woman involved that led the FBI to discover the affair.  
  • Boehner Tells House G.O.P. to Fall in Line

    11/10/2012 7:53:35 PM PST · by tobyhill · 289 replies
    ny times ^ | 11/10/2012 | By JONATHAN WEISMAN and JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the party’s electoral battering last week, Speaker John A. Boehner dished out some bitter medicine, and for the first time in the 112th Congress, most members took their dose. Their party lost, badly, Mr. Boehner said, and while Republicans would still control the House and would continue to staunchly oppose tax rate increases as Congress grapples with the impending fiscal battle, they had to avoid the nasty showdowns that marked so much of the last two years. Members on the call, subdued and dark, murmured words of support — even...
  • Trending on Twitter: #ObamaChristmasSongs

    11/10/2012 7:38:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/10/12 | Nachum
    Some of the songs we may hear this holiday season... Romney got run over by a Reindeer #ObamaChristmasSongs "Twas the night before non denominational winter holiday." #ObamaChristmasSongs #ObamaChristmasSongs My Grown-Up Christmas Enemies List #ObamaChristmasSongs "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem...Meh, You're On Your Own." “@indalay1952: #ObamaChristmasSongs Joy to No One” #ObamaChristmasSongs "I'll Be Home for Christmas, [Mom and Dad, permanently...cause I don't have a job]" #ObamaChristmasSongs Oh Maoist tree oh Maoist tree how wonderful are your freebies. I wait in line for my bullet, too the head oh I will get #ObamaChristmasSongs It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Recession #ObamaChristmasSongs...
  • PUBLISHER COMPLETELY REWORKS 'ALL IN' BOOK

    11/10/2012 7:37:19 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 11 replies
    Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America ^ | November 10, 2012 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    Eagle Press has announced a recall and reprinting of all 'ALL IN' books, including the covers. Due to a change in current events and the likelihood of General Petraeus testifying in the upcoming Benghazi hearings, the publisher has decided to replace the 'ALL IN' book with an 'UNACCOUNTABLE' book, including its new cover shown here: Reissue of 'ALL IN' as 'UNACCOUNTABLE' is underway. The publisher has issued a recall of all 'ALL IN' copies, effective immediately. Anyone possessing a copy who desires to keep it may do so but are urged to do a trade in for 'UNACCOUNTABLE' as its...
  • Divided We Stand (The case for social conservatism)

    11/10/2012 7:36:18 PM PST · by neverdem · 5 replies
    The Claremont Institute ^ | November 5, 2012 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    A review of The Case for Polarized Politics: Why America Needs Social Conservatism, by Jeffrey Bell By Ramesh Ponnuru Posted November 5, 2012 Jeffrey Bell, a longtime conservative activist and former president of the Manhattan Institute, has written a book that attempts a novel reinterpretation of American social conservatism and of American exceptionalism. His thesis is that what distinguishes the U.S. from Europe, socially and politically, is the social conservative movement, a claim in which this movement's friends and foes alike may find merit. The distinctive characteristic of this movement, according to Bell, is literal belief in the most-quoted sentence of the...
  • Congressman-elect Massie says he wants to see federal spending cuts take effect

    11/10/2012 7:29:43 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 9 replies
    CN|2 Pure Politics ^ | 11/09/2012 | Jacqueline Pitts
    Republican Thomas Massie will be sworn in as the next congressman from Northern Kentucky on Nov. 13 and will walk into the middle of the debate over extending tax cuts and whether to allow deep spending cuts to take effect. Massie, in an interview with Pure Politics on Thursday, said he believes its time to see cuts at the levels that will take effect in January unless Congress changes course. The spending reductions were part of a compromise proposal Congress approved in 2011 when it last raised the debt limit. “I think we need to go through with those cuts,...
  • More public lands to be closed to shale oil drilling

    11/10/2012 7:27:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/10/2012 | Jazz Shaw
    In the final days of the election I made what turned out to be a clearly futile effort to demonstrate that the future of energy production, as well as the associated jobs and economic boost which go with it, could be significantly affected by the outcome. One candidate had a substantially pro-energy policy which included completing the Keystone pipeline and unshackling promising areas of domestic energy development. The other did not. Taking a line from Bruce Willis for a moment... I hate it when I'm right. The Interior Department on Friday issued a final plan to close 1.6 million acres...
  • Applebee’s targeted after franchisee mulls hiring freeze in response to Obamacare

    11/10/2012 7:23:07 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 106 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 11/10/12 | staff
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  • vanity- Mr Speaker why did American's give the House back to GOP?

    11/10/2012 7:21:05 PM PST · by SMGFan · 20 replies
    In this democracy the American people decided to reelect a GOP majority in the House. Why? Isn't this as much a reaffirming of GOP views as Mr Obama's relection?
  • CNN Employee on HuffPost: 'My Son Wore a Dress for Halloween'

    11/10/2012 6:58:32 PM PST · by OddLane · 35 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | November 10, 2012 | Tim Graham
    You might know you’re on The Huffington Post when you find an article headlined “My Son Wore a Dress for Halloween.” The author was Kelly Byrom, an “Art Director for HLN-TV and CNN.” Her son "Twirl" (a pseudonym) knocked on doors as the Disney fairy Silvermist. Like a good liberal, she fears that her son will be pressured to change: "My biggest worry is the same as C.J.'s mom, who so eloquently wrote, "I don't want my boy to want a boy costume." I don't want my son to want a boy costume just because he is afraid to be...
  • China’s Challenge

    11/10/2012 6:54:39 PM PST · by JerseyanExile
    National Review ^ | November 10, 2012 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    As China holds its 18th National Congress this week, with the Communist Party preparing for a once-in-a-decade transition of power, the nation looks superficially exultant. Ethnic-minority delegates clad in their cultural garb smile and wave to photographers; pretty girls throng paramilitary policemen in immaculate green suits; red and yellow plastic flowers abound. Meanwhile, in the provinces, chubby-cheeked kindergartners dress up in Red Army uniforms and sing old Communist songs, and university students line up to form the Communist hammer and sickle. All very good photo ops. But China’s blogosphere tells a different story, describing a jittery, paranoid Chinese leadership. The...
  • BUCHANAN: IS THE GOP HEADED FOR THE BONEYARD?

    11/10/2012 6:50:16 PM PST · by Steelfish · 61 replies
    Human Events ^ | November 09, 2012 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    BUCHANAN: IS THE GOP HEADED FOR THE BONEYARD? Patrick J. Buchanan 11/9/2012 After its second defeat at the hands of Barack Obama, under whom unemployment has never been lower than the day George W. Bush left office, the Republican Party has at last awakened to its existential crisis. Eighteen states have voted Democratic in six straight elections. Among the six are four of our most populous: New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California. And Obama has now won two of the three remaining mega-states, Ohio and Florida, twice. Only Texas remains secure — for now. At the presidential level, the Republican...
  • How many tea-party supporters voted for Obama?

    11/10/2012 6:45:45 PM PST · by chessplayer · 69 replies
    A footnote from the national exit poll that I missed earlier this week. Note to the 11 percent: You’re doing it wrong. Reuters/Ipsos conducted its own exit poll, based on a massive sample of 40,000 people, and got basically the same result — 12 percent of those who “identify strongly” with the tea party pulled the lever for four more years.
  • New Yorkers Still in the Dark as Obama Hits the Links

    11/10/2012 6:38:23 PM PST · by Gorilla44 · 55 replies
    http://www.jammiewf.com/2012/new-yorkers-still-in-the-dark-as-obama-hits-the-links/ | Nov 10, 2012 | Jammie
    A good chunk of Long Island is still in the dark after 12 days now and nobody seems to care. It’s not like the president needs to show up for a photo op since these poor bastards overwhelmingly vote for him anyway. He’ll come visit eventually, so hold tight to your candles. It’s also not clear if power will return to the schools in time, so the town has purchased generators for the schools to run on. National Grid, which manages the power grid owned by LIPA, said 95 percent of residents that live in non-flood zones, should have power...
  • NET CALL UPDATED

    11/10/2012 6:36:08 PM PST · by military cop · 22 replies
    Blood, Sweat, Tears | 11/9/2012 | Military Cop
    This post is written in anger and frustration. Angry that we continue to follow the Republican Party’s elite ignorance. A party that continues to pull defeat from the jaws of victory characterized by pompous fools who fulfill the sterotype built by the left. Frustrated that the reality of politics is this: There will be no third party capable of competing with the coalition constructed by the dems. As a result, true conservatives MUST take steps to irradicate the ignorance of the Republican Party while still adhering to the core values of our forefathers (beliefs that I discovered are considered extreme...
  • NET CALL UPDATED

    11/10/2012 6:36:02 PM PST · by military cop · 3 replies
    Blood, Sweat, Tears | 11/9/2012 | Military Cop
    This post is written in anger and frustration. Angry that we continue to follow the Republican Party’s elite ignorance. A party that continues to pull defeat from the jaws of victory characterized by pompous fools who fulfill the sterotype built by the left. Frustrated that the reality of politics is this: There will be no third party capable of competing with the coalition constructed by the dems. As a result, true conservatives MUST take steps to irradicate the ignorance of the Republican Party while still adhering to the core values of our forefathers (beliefs that I discovered are considered extreme...
  • Woman plunges to death as bailiffs arrive to evict her (Bilbao, Spain)

    11/10/2012 6:31:58 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    BreakingNews.ie ^ | 10/11/2012 - 09:22:27 (November 10)
    A woman jumped to her death as bailiffs approached to evict her from her fourth-floor Spanish apartment for failing to pay the mortgage. It was the second apparent suicide linked to evictions and further highlights the dire conditions many Spaniards find themselves in as the country’s economy sinks. The government recently created a task force to study how to reduce evictions because of the devastating personal impact of repossessions due to tough mortgage rules and growing unease among the public on the subject. The unnamed 53-year-old woman threw herself from her balcony in a suburb of Bilbao, the regional Interior...
  • Pentagon releases Benghazi timeline, defends response (Obama AWOL)

    11/10/2012 6:30:04 PM PST · by barryobi · 15 replies
    chicago tribune ^ | 11/10/2012 | david alexander
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's office was notified of the attack 50 minutes after it began, and Panetta learned of it shortly thereafter as he and the military's top general headed to a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. Obama, Panetta and Army General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed potential responses to the unfolding events in Benghazi during their meeting, which began 78 minutes after the start of the Libya attack, according to the timeline. Panetta and Dempsey then returned to the Pentagon and began a two-hour series of meetings...
  • Texas Tech Football Video: Watch Tommy Tuberville Slap Assistant's Hat off

    11/10/2012 6:27:22 PM PST · by WestTexasWend · 13 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | Saturday, November 10, 2012 | Ben Chodos
    Some coaches rule with an iron fist, but Texas Tech’s Tommy Tuberville preferred to deal with his assistant with an open hand.
  • General David Petraeus’s Rules for Living

    11/10/2012 6:25:01 PM PST · by Arthurio · 18 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11-5 | Paula Broadwell
    General David Petraeus’s Rules for Living Lessons on leadership from General David Petraeus. by Paula Broadwell | November 5, 2012 1:00 AM EST 1. Lead by example from the front of the formation. Take your performance personally—if you are proud to be average, so too will be your troops. 2. A leader must provide a vision—clear and achievable “big ideas” combined in a strategic concept—and communicate those ideas throughout the entire organi­zation and to all other stakeholders.
  • URGENT: ELECTION FRAUD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN WI, OH, PA, VA, FL

    11/10/2012 6:22:58 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 24 replies
    http://www.teapartyorg.ning.com ^ | November 10, 2012 | Dee
    ..And one lawsuit still pending I have not watched any media coverage after Romney conceded the election on Tuesday night. Why bother? It's just the same old noise we hear every four years. The talking heads spew nothing but meaningless "should have" or "could have" or "did't do this" while completely avoiding the massive amount of problems with vote fraud in all its forms. Fine, let them talk while we fight. Also, stop with the "America RIP" rhetoric. That plays right into the hands of the destroyers. It fosters nothing but a sense of defeat instead of I am a...
  • Pay The Left the Compliment of Applying Their Ideological Beliefs to their Work Product

    11/10/2012 6:17:00 PM PST · by vbmoneyspender · 1 replies
    Solar Movie ^ | 11/10/2012 | vbmoneymaker
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  • VETERANS DAY, A GRATEFUL NATION REMEMBERS

    11/10/2012 6:12:11 PM PST · by carlo3b · 18 replies
    Cooking With Chef Carlo ^ | 11/11/12 | Carlo3b, Dad, Chef, Author
    A VETERANS DAY OATH We on FReeRepublic have not forgotten, nor will we ever Forget those that sacrifice their lives and safety so the rest of us can enjoy FREEDOM. We owe our military family still serving, and those that have served their country and it's grateful people, our lives and our unique way of life. Without our service men and women here and in harms way, all over this hostile world, there would be no AMERICA. YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST LOVE AND RESPECT. On this, your day, we pray for you and your safety, and fall to our unworthy...
  • How to Save Money on Dental Care So You Won't Go Broke at the Dentist (Surviving Socialism)

    11/10/2012 6:11:43 PM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 37 replies
    Len Penzo dot Com ^ | 11-7-12 | Jason Cabler
    The Great Len Penzo has asked me, nay, compelled me to write a post for you, his followers, on how to save money at the dentist. Well, he came to the right guy because I may just be the only practicing dentist/personal finance blogger on the planet. Pretty cool, huh? So today I’ll share with you some of the best things you can do to save money on dental care so you don’t go broke at the dentist. Dental care, like any other kind of health care, isn’t cheap. So it’s great to be able to save some money any...