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  • Probe into horrific home explosion in Indy could be lengthy (Homeland Security involved)

    11/11/2012 2:54:34 PM PST · by RummyChick · 74 replies
    wbst.com ^ | 11/11 | wbst.com
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The investigation into an explosion on the south side of Indianapolis could take weeks, an official with Citizens Energy said on Sunday. Two people were killed, and more than a dozen homes were damaged or destroyed after a large explosion rocked a south side neighborhood late Saturday night. The Indianapolis Fire Department says the explosion happened in the 8400 block of Fieldfare Way, which is in a subdivision just off of Sherman Avenue south of Stop 11 Road. Citizens Energy shut off gas to all the homes in the subdivision and investigated potential gas issues in the...
  • Intel will end support for Oregon Boy Scouts over Scouts' policy on gays

    11/11/2012 2:28:10 PM PST · by aimhigh · 51 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | 11/11/12 | Mike Rogoway
    Boy Scouts in Oregon have few benefactors more generous than Intel, which has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout packs over the past few years. . . The donations, though, are now drying up. They're a casualty of a change in Intel's requirements -- which attaches a nondiscrimination pledge to the donation.
  • REPORT: DOJ KNEW OF BROADWELL INVESTIGATION FOR MONTHS

    11/11/2012 2:25:37 PM PST · by tobyhill · 49 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/11/2012 | by LIBERTY CHICK
    As new information emerges regarding Friday’s resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, not only does the story begin to crystallize, but so does the timeline of the FBI investigation that sparked it. In light of the news that officials in the Department of Justice apparently knew about the investigation for months, it now appears that they may have prolonged the release of information to appropriate parties, including to the director of national intelligence. Details surfaced late Friday that the woman with whom Petraeus engaged in an affair was in fact his biographer, Paula Broadwell. Ultimately, it was the harassing emails...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 11/11 7-11pm est

    11/11/2012 2:25:01 PM PST · by Vision · 45 replies
    WAMU ^ | 11/11/12 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs... Listen Live Info
  • Apocalypse Then? Six False Prophecies of the End Times

    11/11/2012 2:14:59 PM PST · by NYer · 33 replies
    Catholic Exchange ^ | November 9, 2012 | Stephen Beale
    In case you haven’t heard, the world is supposed to end at midnight on December 21—this year.At least, that’s according to some popularized interpretations of what the Mayans said. But predictions of the end times are hardly a new or unusual thing. For Christians, prophecies of an imminent apocalypse are just about as old as the Church itself. Those predicting the end were an eclectic lot, with wild ideas and strange teachings. They include an antipope, a saint who rode the devil like a donkey, and cultish charismatics who dressed like harlots. Some were inspired by their false interpretations...
  • Liberal groups urge MA delegation to avoid slashing social services while working on fiscal cliff

    11/11/2012 2:09:53 PM PST · by matt04 · 23 replies
    — On Thursday, a crowd of around 250 people gathered at a public library in the urban neighborhood of Roxbury. They were brought together by unions and community organizing groups. One woman addressed the crowd in Spanish; many talked about their experiences on Medicare or Social Security. They held signs reading: “The people have spoken. Protect services” and “Raise revenue.” Congress this week will begin to debate how to address the “fiscal cliff” – the expiration of several tax cuts at the end of the year at the same time as major cuts to domestic and military spending, referred to...
  • DEFYING OBAMACARE SUPPORT GROUP . . . PLANNING AHEAD

    11/11/2012 2:06:19 PM PST · by MrChips · 38 replies
    vanity | 11/11/2012 | MrChips
    This is a request. People are in various circumstances vis-a-vis Obamacare. There are a great many people, I know, who will refuse to go along with it, whether or nor it is "the law of the land" (Boehner). So, we still have a year or two to do what we can. Some issues are still in the courts. But, assuming that the status quo remains in place for the next year or two, some of us will face difficult decisions. I am one of them, but my decision is already made. What I need is the support of like-minded people....
  • Department Of Homeland Security To Scan Payment Cards At Borders And Airports

    11/11/2012 2:03:57 PM PST · by grumpygresh · 52 replies
    Forbes ^ | 11/07/12 | Jon Matonis
    Enforceability falls to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection both within the Department of Homeland Security, which is already developing advanced handheld card readers that can ascertain whether a traveler is carrying a credit card, debit card, or prepaid card. This differentiation is important because only prepaid card balances will need to be added to declaration report forms.
  • Broadwell: Petraeus Knew of Benghazi Plea for Help (Classified pillow talk?)

    11/11/2012 2:03:04 PM PST · by barryobi · 76 replies
    israel national news ^ | 11/10/2012 | Gil Ronen
    Military expert Paula Broadwell, who was allegedly improperly involved with resigned CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, confirmed in October that the CIA annex in Benghazi asked for reinforcements when the consulate came under attack on September 11 Broadwell was speaking at her alma mater, the University of Denver, on October 26. Her lecture, which is on YouTube under the title "Alumni Symposium 2012 Paula Broadwell," now has added value, because based on the recent disclosures, it can now be assumed that she indeed knew exactly what it was that Petraeus knew about the attack. Broadwell confirmed the reports on Fox...
  • Drifting Fish Farm Yields First Harvest in US Waters [environmentally sustainable fish farming]

    11/11/2012 1:58:15 PM PST · by grundle · 25 replies
    sustainablebrands.com ^ | March 1, 2012 | Bart King
    A Hawaii-based company harvested fish for the first time from an unanchored drifter pen, that has been riding eddies in the open ocean 3 to 75 miles offshore of the Big Island of Hawaii. The harvest from the Velella Research Project completes the grow-out cycle of sashimi-grade fish in a method that Kampachi Farms says is more sustainable than fixed-location farms close to shore. "This final harvest far surpassed our expectations," said Neil Anthony Sims, Co-CEO of Kampachi Farms. "The fish thrived in the research net pen far from shore, with phenomenal growth rates and superb fish health... and without...
  • Internet Explorer Question?? Cant enter any text fields.

    11/11/2012 1:52:48 PM PST · by Don@VB · 38 replies
    Me | 11/11/12 | Me
    I open Internet Explorer to any page I click any text field, and no text will appear. The only text box that works is the URL box. (I am using my wife's computer now as no text would appear in the FR text areas) I just happened this afternoon. Any suggestions appreciated.
  • If I were Obama

    11/11/2012 1:50:40 PM PST · by Doc Savage · 24 replies
    November 11, 2012 | Doc Savage
    Perish the thought! But, if I were Obama, and my two main objectives were destroying US capitalism and creating the largest welfare state in the history of the world, then here are a few things I might attempt during the next four years: Perhaps you have a few ideas to add "if YOU were Obama" (perish the thought!) 1. Use Executive orders to nationalize all financial institutions, the pharmaceutical industry, and all carbon-based energy businesses. Who is going to stop him?? 2. Outlaw the manufacture, sale, and use of guns by private citizens. Confiscate all existing weapons. Resistors would be...
  • Pastor's Corner: Citizens under a non-Christian king [No Bible promise of religious liberty]

    11/11/2012 1:49:35 PM PST · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    Newnan (Georgia) Times Herald.com ^ | Nov. 10, 2012 | Daniel Ausbun
    By DANIEL AUSBUN First Baptist Church, Moreland On Tuesday Americans elected a “Christian” President. The vote was between a fifth generation Mormon and a religious pluralist. Mitt Romney’s great-great grandfather was a member of the Latter-day Saints’ early church. Mormons believe Joseph Smith received revelations from God in western New York beginning in the 1820s. Mormon teachings add to God’s Word, which is prohibited in Revelation 22:18. Barack Obama is a Christian by choice. He was baptized as an adult in 1988. Obama believes Christianity is one of many paths to God. As if we’re all traveling up a mountain...
  • Senators propose comprehensive immigration changes

    11/11/2012 1:47:23 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 69 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 11, 2012 | MICHELE SALCEDO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants now in the United States. Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who promoted similar proposals on separate Sunday news shows said that no path to citizenship would be available until the country's borders were secure.
  • Backlash Against Layoffs Conspiracy Rises (satire)

    11/11/2012 1:43:39 PM PST · by GeronL · 21 replies
    Associated Posers ^ | 11-11-2012 | geronl
    (Associated Posers) – NEW YORK CITY – As a wave of layoffs sweeps the country, some observers are critical of businesses that cite new rules and regulations as reasons for the cut backs. Restaurant chains such as Applebee's, Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Papa John's have all announced plans to cut worker hours to below the 30-hour threshold for ObamaCare regulations kicking in. Gorden Systems, which manufacturers plastic pipe, says it will layoff 40 of it's 79 employees, the rest will see reductions in work hours. John Gorden, founder and President explained “This is a very unfortunate situation. The cost...
  • Applebee’s CEO Announces Hiring Freeze And Layoffs Over Obamacare, Boycott Threatened

    11/11/2012 1:41:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | November 11, 2012 | H. Scott English
    The CEO of a huge New York Applebees franchise decided to join fellow fast food CEO John Shattner of Papa John’s in saying that he will layoff workers and stop hiring new ones if the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is implemented. Applebees franchise owner Zane Tankel, announced his plans almost immediately after President Obama’s reelection. The Twitterverse immediately went crazy with plans for boycotts. One tweet read: “So far I’ve seen Papa John’s and Applebees threatening to fire people since their choice didn’t win the election. Disgusting on either side.” Others said: “BOYCOTT APPLEBEES NOW.” “Add @Applebees...
  • Allen West for Congress – Actions of St. Lucie County SOE Result in More Questions than Answers

    11/11/2012 1:40:41 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 35 replies
    Allenwestrepublic ^ | November 11, 2012 | Allenwestrepublic
    Stuart, FL – Today West for Congress released the following statement in response to today’s questionable conduct by St. Lucie County Supervisor of Elections Gertrude Walker and the St. Lucie County Canvassing Board: “We are after the truth of what votes were cast by voters in St. Lucie County, and the conduct of the canvassing board today casts doubt on their reported numbers. The St. Lucie Canvassing Board’s abrupt action today was reached entirely without explanation or justification. The Campaign was informed on Saturday afternoon, while the Board met in an apparently private and unannounced session, that a decision was...
  • Obama Administration Facing Massive Federal Lawsuit

    11/11/2012 1:31:17 PM PST · by Victor · 51 replies
    The Western Center for Journalism ^ | 11/7/2012 | Sean Franciso
    A lawsuit seeking the return of $43 trillion (with a “t”) and an audit of all the TARP programs by an independent receiver has been filed against senior members of the Obama Administration and the New York group known as the “Banksters”. The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch is reporting that the Spire Law Group, LLP has moved its mass tort action into the federal court in Brooklyn, New York. In this District Court lawsuit (Case No. 12-cv-04269-JBW-RML), the Spire Law Group, LLP is acting on the behalf of homeowners across the country seeking to halt all foreclosures nationwide until the...
  • Is This The 'Other' Other Woman? Petraeus knows

    11/11/2012 1:23:35 PM PST · by barryobi · 102 replies
    Pic at link. In this article the name is spelled KELLY, but that is just a misspelling. If you good her husband, his name is Dr. Scott Kelley with the extra 'e'
  • President Obama Announces Plans to Fund "Tower of Babel" Construction Project (Shovel Ready)

    11/11/2012 1:21:24 PM PST · by broken_arrow1 · 10 replies
    myself | November 11, 2012 | broken_arrow1
    President Obama held a news conference this morning to announce the creation of a new shovel-ready jobs program - "The New Tower of Babel" project. Obama petitioned Congress to fund the massive stimulus funded construction project to help create jobs in the face of the massive layoffs that have poured in since the outcome of the presidential election. House Minority Leader John Boehner agreed to sit down with the president to discuss the merits of the project and the proposed stimulus spending. "President Obama won re-election and we are eager to demonstrate that Republicans are onboard, and to demonstrate bipartisanship...
  • Beyond Petraeus Biographer’s TV Interviews, a Family-Focused Life

    11/11/2012 1:19:01 PM PST · by billorites · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 11, 2012 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    WASHINGTON — Paula Broadwell became a fixture around the Kabul headquarters of the American-led coalition in Afghanistan soon after Gen. David H. Petraeus assumed command in June 2010. She was seen as ambitious and as a striver who aimed to join Washington’s national security elite, and she drew resentment from officers for playing up her connection to their boss. In television interviews, Ms. Broadwell — a Petraeus biographer whose affair with him led to his resignation on Friday as director of the central intelligence — appears assertive and confident, appearing on “The Daily Show” sporting bare, toned arms that have...
  • How Conservatives Can Win in Blue-State America: Lessons from South Africa's Opposition

    11/11/2012 1:18:43 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies
    Big Government ^ | November 11, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak
    The new conventional wisdom in the aftermath of the 2012 elections is that Republicans face two challenges: first, that the United States is no longer a center-right nation, but a center-left one; second, that the country’s demographic shift away from whites will make it tougher for Republicans to win votes. The proposed solution is that Republicans must compromise on the party’s core policies, from immigration to taxation to social issues. The conventional wisdom is wrong. I once worked in South Africa for a centrist party, the Democratic Alliance, which faced the same challenges as Republicans do, only far more extreme....
  • The Uniqueness of Christianity: 12 Objections Answered

    11/11/2012 12:59:52 PM PST · by NYer · 44 replies
    Insight Scoop ^ | November 10, 2012 | Peter Kreeft
    Ronald Knox once quipped that “the study of comparative religions is the best way to become comparatively religious.” The reason, as G. K. Chesterton says, is that, according to most “scholars” of comparative religion, “Christianity and Buddhism are very much alike, especially Buddhism.”But any Christian who does apologetics must think about comparative religions because the most popular of all objections against the claims of Christianity today comes from this field. The objection is not that Christianity is not true but that it is not the truth; not that it is a false religion but that it is only a religion....
  • God bless all of our Veterans on this Veteran's Day!

    11/11/2012 12:54:40 PM PST · by fabian · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/11/12 | fabian
    We appreciate all that you veterans have done to help us remain America. If anyone needs any free assistance with being free of stress and or, ptsd....please go to www.copingstrategies.com! For all vets!
  • Website for layoffs, company closings

    11/11/2012 12:52:35 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    I found this website for future reference. Are there any other sites where we can find and keep tabs on all of the coming layoffs, plant closings, and shifts to part-time employees from full time due to the Obama economic policies ? Dailyjobcuts.com http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/
  • Officials Allowed Usher to Skip Voting Line

    11/11/2012 12:52:00 PM PST · by Steelfish · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 09, 2012
    Nov 9, 2012 Officials Allowed Usher to Skip Voting Line Who knew “My Way” translated to the voting booth? Usher upset more than a few Georgia voters when he bypassed long waits at the polls Tuesday, and election officials are defending their decision to let the R&B singer cut the line. Fulton County election officials told ABC News affiliate WSB-TV that Usher (full name: Usher Raymond IV) was escorted to the front of the line at his Roswell, Ga. polling place to minimize distractions. They said that after Usher’s team notified them of the singer’s intent to vote in person,...
  • Porn producers in uproar over new L.A. health ordinance

    11/11/2012 12:48:30 PM PST · by NYer · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 9, 2012 | JOHANNA DASTEEL
    LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A referendum passed on Tuesday is drawing attention to the unhealthy conditions of the pornography industry—and how pornographers profit by placing young people at risk of diseases from syphilis to AIDS. On November 6th, Los Angeles County voters passed a referendum requiring pornographers to wear condoms to cut an outbreak of disease. Critics say porn producers, who make $14 billion a year, put money over safety by insisting that sex scenes with condoms don’t sell.  The industry threatened to move its studios, 90 percent of the which are located in the San Fernando...
  • Iceman Mummy Finds His Closest Relatives

    11/11/2012 12:44:27 PM PST · by Renfield · 37 replies
    Live Science ^ | 11-9-2012 | Tia Ghose
    SAN FRANCISCO — Ötzi the Iceman, an astonishingly well-preserved Neolithic mummy found in the Italian Alps in 1991, was a native of Central Europe, not a first-generation émigré from Sardinia, new research shows. And genetically, he looked a lot like other Stone Age farmers throughout Europe. he new findings, reported Thursday (Nov. 8) here at the American Society of Human Genetics conference, support the theory that farmers, and not just the technology of farming, spread during prehistoric times from the Middle East all the way to Finland. "The idea is that the spread of farming and agriculture, right now we...
  • If I Were the Devil - by PAUL HARVEY audio restored (1965)

    11/11/2012 12:39:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/23/2012 | Paul Harvey
    (WORDS on screen - AUDIO repaired) Long time radio newsman/commentator Paul Harvey created the original of this homily around 1965. It was updated as the years went by and therefore versions of it vary over time. It is a warning to America about its own decay. This audio has been corrected for proper speed and pitch and is good as I can make it at this time. Unfortunately, phasing and background noise persist.
  • Petraeus's mistress became jealous of woman military liaison officer from the State Department

    11/11/2012 12:37:25 PM PST · by Arthurio · 63 replies
    The woman at the center of the Gen Petraeus cheating scandal fired off a threatening email to a military liaison in the State Department whom she felt was getting too close to him, it has been revealed. An official says 37-year-old Jill Kelley in Tampa, Florida, received the emails from Petraeus biographer Paula Broadwell that triggered an FBI investigation. Details of the affair between Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell reportedly came to light during a FBI probe of the emails that she allegedly sent to Ms Kelley. The new revelation raises the possibility that Broadwell was growing increasingly jealous...
  • Sen. Corker optimistic ‘there is a deal’ to get beyond ‘fiscal cliff’ (or foothills)

    11/11/2012 12:37:07 PM PST · by whitedog57 · 13 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 11/11/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    According to The Hill, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) is optimistic that there is a deal to get beyond the fiscal cliff. Really? The fiscal cliff is simply the foothills of a much larger mountain (of debt) range, much like the Andes of South America. So, what Senator Corker is talking about is getting past the foothills right in front of us. President Obama’s preferred habitat of tax are households with adjusted gross income of $250,000 and above. He defines this group as “the rich” and wants them to pay their “fair share.” Households with adjusted gross income of $250,000 or...
  • Pundit Grateful for Hurricane Sandy

    11/11/2012 12:37:07 PM PST · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 Nov 2012 | John Semmens
    MSNBC’s Chris Matthews called “the timely arrival of Hurricane Sandy” last week “a God send,” and “a small price to pay for ensuring the reelection of President Obama.” “Prior to the storm, polls were showing that Romney might win this thing,” Matthews averred. “But the wreckage of people’s homes and the promise of redemption from the federal government that was held forth reinforced the case for big government in many voters’ minds.” “Governor Christie’s virtual endorsement of President Obama didn’t hurt either,” Matthews added. “Having a Republican governor laud the President’s leadership as ‘magnificent’ kind of deflated Romney’s contention that...
  • Fiscal cliff blues may lead to market correction

    11/11/2012 12:32:26 PM PST · by John W · 12 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | November 11, 2012 | Reuters
    Wall Street's post-election sell-off may gather steam in the coming weeks as worries mount about the looming fiscal cliff and technical weakness suggests a possible correction ahead. The benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 closed below its 200-day moving average - a measure of the market's long-term trend - on Thursday for the first time in five months, and ended below it again on Friday. More than half of the Dow components are trading below key technical levels. "I don't think you have to panic here, but I think you really want to be looking for the market to move lower...
  • Vatican vows to fight gay marriage after gains in U.S., Europe

    11/11/2012 12:30:05 PM PST · by NYer · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 11, 2012 | Philip Pullella
    VATICAN CITY, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Vatican, reacting to strong gains for gay marriage in the United States and Europe, on Saturday pledged never to stop fighting attempts to "erase" the privileged role of heterosexual marriage, which it called it "an achievement of civilisation". For the second consecutive day, Vatican media weighed in with forceful editorials restating the Roman Catholic Church's unequivocal opposition."It is clear that in Western countries there is a widespread tendency to modify the classic vision of marriage between a man and woman, or rather to try to give it up, erasing its specific and privileged...
  • Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval 53% (-2)

    11/11/2012 12:23:28 PM PST · by Arthurio · 34 replies
    Sunday, November 11, 2012 The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 53% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of President Obama's job performance. Forty-five percent (45%) at least somewhat disapprove That is the president’s highest job approval rating since July 2009 (see trends). Ninety-three percent (93%) of Democrats approve while 88% of Republicans disapprove. Among those not affiliated with either major party, 45% approve and 50% disapprove. Results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). Check out our review of last week’s key polls to see “What They...
  • FaceBook Removing of Friends

    11/11/2012 12:22:28 PM PST · by Abbeville Conservative · 193 replies
    November 11, 2012 | Me
    Well after Tuesday's election results I went through an extensive purge of my Face Book friends. Has anyone else done this? Maybe it's just me but I think the lines have been drawn in the sand I have no use for liberal friends. Their positions are clear, just as much as us conservatives and their actions in my mind are a direct threat to the future of my children and family. They have opted to burden my kids with enormous debt, regulations and a standard of living that will be much lower than what we have seen the last fifty...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961)

    11/11/2012 12:20:52 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1961 | Walt Disney
    The absolutely disastrous past week America had prompts the pick for this week's feature. For a little levity(in both senses of the word), the film that introduced flubber(flying rubber) to our popular culture, the Disney sci-fi comedy classic, "The Absent-Minded Professor". One of the best of the Disney studio's live action films made when Walt was still with us. Absolutely the best part of the film can be found at 1:32:16-1:33:06, especially 1:32:44 to 1:32:55.
  • Entitlement, or Why I'm a Terrible Tipper

    11/11/2012 12:18:55 PM PST · by Badabing Badablonde · 170 replies
    VANITY
    I confess. I'm horrid at tipping. I dread that moment when that impersonal folder is placed discreetly at my elbow, and I begin the task of checking the bill and scrutinizing the service. I came in for a meal and I still resent the fact that I can't pay for just my meal. When I was a kid, tipping was different. I remember watching my dad pay the bill, then as we stood to go he would tuck a few bills under a saucer or a salt shaker. When I asked, he explained that our waitress did a good job,...
  • Petraeus to Try to ‘Put Life Back Together’ Before Any Benghazi Testimony

    11/11/2012 12:16:36 PM PST · by ColdOne · 262 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 11/11/12 | Bridget Johnson
    The ranking Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee said he’s spoken to former CIA Director David Petraeus about still testifying on the Benghazi attack — and the answer is not now. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) said on ABC’s This Week this morning that his committee wasn’t told about the Petraeus investigation — reportedly centering around his mistress and emails — until Friday, when the general’s resignation was announced. “He and I have already had a conversation. You know, he’s trying to put his life back together right now and that’s what he needs to focus on,” Chambliss said in regard...
  • Vanity: Walmart Black Friday gun sale

    11/11/2012 12:11:00 PM PST · by Casie · 34 replies
    11/11/2012 | Casie
    Walmart posted their Black Friday sale and they included this Savage 12-Gauge.
  • The most important people in society

    11/11/2012 12:08:44 PM PST · by pieceofthepuzzle · 5 replies
    I was thinking about Veteran's Day, where we are as a country, and those who died to protect what we are now squandering away. I started thinking about those who really are the most important people in our society - the ones who make the most difference and whose jobs mater the most. My conclusion - soldiers. The least important and easiest to find - politicians and entertainers. Thought this was an appropriate topic to discuss, given that we are now living under the umbrella of political celebrities, media celebrities, entertainment industry celebrities, etc.
  • Libs call for boycott of Papa John’s as CEO anticipates cut in workers’ hours

    Yesterday Twitchy reported that the unhinged Left was targeting Applebee’s because one monstrous franchisee may implement a hiring freeze to deal with the financial realities of Obamacare. Today, the target is Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter.
  • The Broader Implications of the Petraeus Resignation: Personal Behavior and Public Office

    11/11/2012 12:02:24 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 11, 2012 | Barry Rubin
    General David Petraeus was the hero of the winning surge in Iraq. But he also has the distinction of becoming America’s first politically correct field commander. His strategy in Afghanistan was in line with that of the Obama administration by putting the emphasis on winning Muslim hearts and minds as a higher priority than military victories or even at times the safety of American soldiers. There’s a reason why President Barack Obama made him CIA director. Leaving aside the question of the resignation’s relationship to the Benghazi debacle, in some ways, his fall is more discouraging than the election results....
  • Georgia Peaceful Secession - Sign The Petition

    11/11/2012 12:00:11 PM PST · by Georgia Dan 44 · 20 replies
    http://wh.gov/9dMl ^ | 11/10/12 | Georgia Dan 44
    Peacefully grant the State of Georgia 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...
  • Petition for Recount on the 2012 Presidential Election

    11/11/2012 11:59:21 AM PST · by TracySC · 22 replies
    Petition2Congress ^ | 11-11-12 | None
    As our representatives, you have legal standing to challenge the election results in our 2012 presidential election. We would not have you think we are just unsatisfied with the results, so want a redress, there are more important things at stake here. Fraud in the elections has far exceed any in the past. Not only do the election investigators call the data highly suspicious, there are instances of more votes cast than voters who signed in. 'Quality Control' groups were allowed to fill in military votes without monitoring, indeed, the poll watchers were forbidden access to them even though they...
  • Tobacco Growing and Curing at Home (Surviving Socialism)

    11/11/2012 11:59:05 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 19 replies
    The Hub ^ | July 18, 2010 | The Old Firm
    Basics Firstly, a warning. smoking can be bad for your health. So can drinking, singing off key, sleeping with your neighbour's wife, too many fatty foods, too much meat, not enough meat, too many vegetables, not enough veg....... well, you get the picture. This hub is not about health issues or hobby-horses, it's about growing tobacco and curing it. What you do with it then is your own damned business. Secondly, don't break the law. Here in New Zealand you can buy tobacco seed, grow the stuff, and, if you want to, smoke it quite lawfully. You may not lawfully...
  • The Koch Brothers Turn On Chris Christie and Warn Him About Setting Up Obamacare

    11/11/2012 11:48:12 AM PST · by drewh · 28 replies
    Politics USA ^ | November 11th, 2012
    The Koch Brothers think-tank, Americans for Prosperity, handed down a warning to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for not rejecting provisions in the ACA to submit health insurance exchange plans ahead of the health law’s full implementation. Republicans were already furious with Christie for praising President Obama’s rapid response to the super-storm Sandy that ravaged parts of the East Coast last week, and now the Koch Brothers are pressuring him to reject a New Jersey exchange bill to rebuff the ACA’s requirement before a November 16 cutoff date for states to set up health insurance exchanges. If states fail to...
  • The Voters who stayed Home (bitter pill: Republicans re-elected Obama)

    11/11/2012 11:27:31 AM PST · by pabianice · 261 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 11/10/12 | McCarthy
    The key to understanding the 2012 election is simple: A huge slice of the electorate stayed home. The punditocracy — which is more of the ruling class than an eye on the ruling class — has naturally decided that this is because Republicans are not enough like Democrats: They need to play more identity politics (in particular, adopt the Left’s embrace of illegal immigration) in order to be viable. But the story is not about who voted; it is about who didn’t vote. In truth, millions of Americans have decided that Republicans are not a viable alternative because they are...
  • Concealed Carry Referendum Passes In Ten Illinois Counties

    11/11/2012 11:25:05 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 8 November, 2012 | NA
    SPRINGFIELD, IL (IRN) - The point man for “concealed carry” in Illinois is somewhat encouraged by the results of advisory votes in 10 counties Tuesday. “I think it shows the frustration that people have with the lack of advancement on the issue with the legislature,” says Todd Vandermyde, lobbyist for the National Rifle Association in Illinois. While some would say an advisory referendum carries no weight, Vandermyde disagrees, saying it spotlights the Chicago and suburbs vs. Downstate divide on concealed carry. He says he’s awaiting the results of a federal court case which could strengthen concealed carry as a right,...
  • Spokesman: House majority leader knew of Petraeus matter in October (I give up!)

    11/11/2012 11:22:45 AM PST · by tobyhill · 81 replies
    cnn ^ | 11/11/2012 | staff
    House majority leader Eric Cantor talked to an FBI official in late October about former CIA Director David Petraeus' involvement in an affair, a spokesman for the congressman told CNN Sunday. Doug Heye said Cantor had a conversation with the whistleblower about the affair and the national security concerns involved in the matter. The New York Times reported Saturday that on October 31, Cantor's chief of staff phoned the FBI to inform the agency about the call between the congressman and the FBI official. The Times reported Cantor learned of the whistleblower through Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Washington. A spokeswoman for...