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  • Palestinians Using Their Children to Intimidate Patient Israeli Soldiers

    11/14/2012 5:17:26 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 7 replies
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  • Consequences of Citizenship (for American Samoa)

    11/14/2012 5:14:27 PM PST · by coconutt2000 · 10 replies
    PagoPages.com ^ | 11/14/2012 | Me
    The following is wholly my opinion and may contain factual or historical inaccuracies, but I did try to weed out what I could. My blog, my rules. I am reminded of the saying, "Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it." Citizenship is a weighty issue. With it comes responsibilities and benefits, many of which aren't clearly taught in civics classes these days. First and foremost though, with citizenship the flag and the U.S. Constitution will follow. In American Samoa we have had the US flag flying over our islands for the past 100+ years since...
  • Immigrant group balks at Obama reform wording

    11/14/2012 5:12:38 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 14, 2012 | by Liz Goodwin
    An advocacy group for young immigrants expressed concern Wednesday after President Barack Obama, at his first press conference in months, said he would support "a pathway for legal status" for those living in the country illegally. "He looked like he sidestepped around saying 'citizenship,'" said Marisol Valero, spokeswoman for United We Dream, a group that represents young people who were brought to the country illegally as children and want the opportunity to become citizens. "We are worried that the president and other leaders will not be supporting a path to citizenship for everyone."
  • Obama: 'No evidence' of national security harm in Petraeus scandal

    11/14/2012 5:12:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/14/2012 | Jeff Black
    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he has seen no evidence that a scandal that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus harmed national security. “I have no evidence at this point from what I’ve seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security,” Obama said at a White House briefing. Petraeus, a decorated four-star general who received widespread praise for the surge strategy in Iraq, resigned as CIA director on Friday, citing an extramarital affair. Numerous federal government officials have told NBC News that the married...
  • Allen West: 'Rule of law' at stake in ballot battle: Congressman seeks broader recount...

    11/14/2012 5:10:24 PM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Staff
    There now are protesters, judges and ballot questions tied up in the pitched fight over the congressional seat now held by U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., as the one-term congressman is demanding that all the ballots be counted in the race. According to Scripps Newspaper Group’s TCPalm newspaper website, dozens of protesters gathered outside the St. Lucie County elections supervisor’s office to demand an accurate count of ballots. West also has filed a complaint seeking an order for a recount of all of last week’s election ballots in his 18th Congressional District race against Democrat Patrick Murphy, who claims he...
  • We will not surrender, we will not retreat and we will not "moderate" our stance!! FReepathon XXXIX

    11/14/2012 5:08:49 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 331 replies
    Now that the GOP-e's anointed RINO has failed to attract sufficient numbers of conservative voters (the Republican base) to defeat the most blatantly corrupt liberal, er, communist useful idiot to ever occupy the White House, they've come up with an ingenious plan. We should "moderate" our stances against liberal causes like abortion, illegal aliens, the homosexual agenda, socialized healthcare, gun control, carbon tax, recreational drugs, resisting over taxing the "wealthy," etc. Our self-appointed Republican political "experts" now say we've lost the war against socialism and therefore must run up the white flag of surrender and become just like the godless...
  • Anti-Muslim 'hate crime' really an 'honor' killing

    11/14/2012 5:03:32 PM PST · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    WND ^ | November 13, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    The murder of Shaima Alawadi, a Muslim woman in California, was trumpeted worldwide as an “anti-Muslim hate crime.” Now it turns out that it was an Islamic honor killing. But rest assured that there will be no media stampede to correct the deliberate lie. For the Islamic supremacists and their useful idiots in the media, this poor woman has served her purpose. Kari Huus of NBC News reported Friday that “police have arrested the husband of an Iraqi woman beaten to death in her home eight months ago for what initially looked like a racially motivated hate crime. … Kassim...
  • CFBDSIR2149: An Orphaned Planet Without A Parent Star (VIDEO)

    11/14/2012 5:03:11 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    laitnospot.com ^ | First Posted: Nov 14, 2012 06:59 PM EST | Keerthi Chandrashekar
    Astronomers used ESO's Very Large Telescope and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope to find CFBDSIR2149, a free-floating planet with the mass of Jupiter that seems to wander through space without orbiting around a star like most planets we know do. In addition, the planet is actually relatively close to our solar system, only 100 light-years away, and offers scientists a more intimate setting to study a planet and its atmosphere. This isn't the first time that a free-floating object has been found in space, but the previous discoveries haven't provided scientists with enough information to label the body as a planet. Instead,...
  • U.N. Emergency Meeting Called concerning Israel's attacks on Gaza

    11/14/2012 5:02:16 PM PST · by silentknight · 66 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 11/14/2012 | Haaretz
    The UN Security Council will hold a closed emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss Israeli strikes against the Gaza Strip, France said, as Israel threatened a wider offensive in the Palestinian enclave to stem rocket salvoes by Hamas militants.
  • Egyptian Salafi Sheikh: Destroy Pyramids, Tax Christians, Bin Laden Greater Than Saladin

    11/14/2012 5:00:21 PM PST · by SJackson · 19 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 11-14-12
    Following are excerpts from a show featuring Egyptian Salafi sheikh Murgan Salem; the show aired on Dream 2 TV, on November 10 and 13, 2012.Click here to view this clip on MEMRI TV. "Jews, Christians, And Zoroastrians Are Welcome To Live In The Abode Of Islam, As Long As They Pay The Jizya" Murgan Salem: "They must pay the jizya poll tax. They cannot be exempted."TV host Wael Al-Abrashi: "You mean the Christians...?"Murgan Salem: "I'll tell you, just bear with me. Yes, this should be one of the sources of income of the state. The Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians are welcome...
  • With Over 100,000 Supporting Texas Secession, Ron Paul Weighs In

    11/14/2012 4:58:42 PM PST · by Kartographer · 60 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 11/14/12 | Tyler Durden
    Actually, after the Civil War, nobody believes there is a so-called right to secession, but it is a very legitimate issue to debate because all of the states that came into the Union before the Civil War believed they have a right to secede and New England in the early part of the 19th century actually considered it, and nobody questioned them about whether they had the right to do it or not. Since the Civil War, it’s been sort of a dead issue, but he brought it up. It stirred the media and believe me, it really stirred some...
  • Camp Bastion Families Want Answers About Afghanistan

    11/14/2012 4:57:52 PM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    BernardGoldberg.com ^ | November 14, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    While Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boozes it up in Australia and the Pentagon grapples with more floozy eruptions, outraged military families are still waiting for answers about the forgotten 9/14 attack on Camp Bastion. Muckrakers and distraction engineers are having a front-page field day with the so-called “sex scandal.” But for surviving relatives and colleagues of heroic Marine Lt. Col. Christopher Raible and Sgt. Bradley Atwell, it’s the national security scandal at Afghanistan’s Camp Bastion that deserves headline coverage. There’s been a virtual blackout of the alarming story in the national press. As I reported last month, the meticulously...
  • Secret ingredient that could keep America alive

    11/14/2012 4:55:08 PM PST · by Perseverando · 10 replies
    WND ^ | November 13, 2012 | Drew Zahn
    WND Editor Joseph Farah told a national radio audience late last week that Election 2012 is evidence the U.S. has been “mortally wounded” and it’s time for Americans to stop looking for political “Band-Aid” solutions to the culture’s wider problems. “It’s very clear, having been through this election now, that things are going to get worse in America before they get better,” Farah told Tim Wildmon and Ed Vitagliano, hosts of American Family Radio’s “Today’s Issues” program. Farah suggested that many voters were hoping a Mitt Romney presidency would provide a respite from the erosion of constitutional freedoms and economic...
  • McCain Punches Back At Obama: On Benghazi, You’re Incompetent Or Corrupt

    11/14/2012 4:53:57 PM PST · by drewh · 61 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 14, 2012 | 3:43 pm
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., responded to President Obama’s challenge that he “go after me” over the Benghazi attack by declaring him either incompetent or corrupt and suggesting he is not taking the attack seriously. “This president — this administration — has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or been engaged in a coverup, neither of which is acceptable to the American people,” McCain said on the Senate floor today. “I speak as a friend of Christopher Stevens, I speak as a person who knows something about warfare, I speak as something of an authority — that this attack could have...
  • PREPPING MISTAKES: 6 Mistakes Preppers Make That Can Get You Killed

    11/14/2012 4:53:51 PM PST · by Kartographer · 157 replies
    Off Grid Survival ^ | 11/14/12 | Rob Richardson
    1. Not Having Enough Water 2. They put too Much Importance on Their Gear 3. They lack the Knowledge it takes to Really Survive 4. The Rice & Beans Mentality 5. Becoming too dependent on your Guns & Ammo 6. Not Understanding that People will become a Threat During a SHTF Crisis
  • CSU Seeks $372M More From State In $4.5B Budget

    11/14/2012 4:49:31 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    (AP) ^ | November 14, 2012 4:01 PM
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California State University board of trustees has approved a $4.5 billion budget for 2013-14 that includes a request for $372 million in additional state funds. The board on Wednesday approved the spending plan that calls for increasing enrollment by 5 percent, or 20,000 students, as well as funding additional courses for current students. The budget also includes $86.3 million to give 3 percent raises to faculty and staff, subject to labor contracts, and $50 million for urgent maintenance needs.
  • Election Elixir: Obama No Longer Gray

    11/14/2012 4:48:19 PM PST · by drewh · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Mon., Nov. 12 2012 at 9:56 | Paul Bedard's Washington Secrets
    President Obama's reelection didn't just put a bounce in his step. It appears that it also erased his gray hair. Appearing in the East Room Wednesday for his post-election press conference, the chatty Obama displayed a head of rich, black hair. Photos and even the White House live stream of the session showed no more gray. But just a week ago, at the end of his campaign, the president had a head of salt and pepper hair with lots more gray.
  • The Latino-Vote Obsession (GOP is right to worry, but the wrong solution would be worse than none)

    11/14/2012 4:46:57 PM PST · by Kolath · 2 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 11/13/2012 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Postelection panic among conservatives about the Latino vote has reached the point of absurdity — and mostly reveals the naïveté of detached political grandees who know little about the ideology and motivations of those they are now supposed to adroitly woo.
  • Hamas reeling but defiant as Israel pounds Gaza

    11/14/2012 4:46:28 PM PST · by mdittmar · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 14, 2012 | Dan Williams
    Israel exchanged the fiercest fire with Hamas in years after assassinating its military mastermind and threatening a wider offensive in the Gaza Strip to stem Palestinian rocket salvoes. Launched on Wednesday during a deceptive lull in almost a week of surging cross-border violence, Israel's air assault had an intensity recalling the outset of the 2008-09 Gaza war though this time the Palestinian death toll of 10 was far lower.Hamas, reeling at the strategic loss of top commander Ahmed al-Jaabari in a devastating strike on his car, resumed rocket attacks against the Jewish state's desert south. [ID:nL5E8MECZ2] On either side of...
  • Hostess to liquidate if bakers' strike continues through Thursday (18,000 jobs)

    11/14/2012 4:45:23 PM PST · by tobyhill · 218 replies
    cnn money ^ | 11/14/2012 | By James O'Toole
    Hostess Brands said Wednesday that it will go into liquidation unless bakers striking in protest against a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court return to work by the end of the day Thursday. "We simply do not have the financial resources to survive an ongoing national strike," Hostess CEO Greg Rayburn said in a statement. The liquidation would result in Hostess' nearly 18,000 workers losing their jobs. The bakers' union represents around 5,000. The union did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday, but has called the concessions demanded in the new contract "outrageous." "Our members are on...
  • Ridiculous Speed Sign

    11/14/2012 4:43:32 PM PST · by navysealdad · 19 replies
    Speed signs that are an apparent waste of taxpayers money
  • We've Fixed the Economy

    11/14/2012 4:42:38 PM PST · by haffast · 5 replies
    Email, The Daily Reckoning ^ | 14 November, 2012 | Bill Bonner
    We've fixed the economy By Bill Bonner - 14 November, 2012 "In the end more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free." Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) Dow down 58 yesterday. No panic. Just hesitation... and worry. A TV news report this morning said that Congress only had 18 days to solve the fiscal cliff issue. Seems like plenty of time. But the fiscal cliff is no big deal...
  • Spreading Conservative Values

    11/14/2012 4:42:05 PM PST · by neverdem · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 14, 2012 | Jeanne C Minton
    On November 7,  Andrew Klavan called upon conservatives to commit intellectual and financial resources to end the domination of liberal thought in our culture coming from academia, entertainment, and mainstream news. I would add that it would be a smart move to circumvent or leapfrog the current liberal framework and not waste time and money trying to change old media institutions or replicate ones that are fading in importance.A virtual academic system, as opposed to brick and mortar, is the future. Salman Khan has revolutionized the teaching of math and physics with The Khan Academy funded by Bill Gates. It...
  • Is Benghazi Worse Than Watergate?

    11/14/2012 4:37:59 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-14-12 | The Looking Spoon
    YES!!!
  • General Petraeus Speech

    11/14/2012 4:36:12 PM PST · by Retain Mike · 5 replies
    November 14.2012 | Self
    Thanks to my fellow veterans: I remember the day I found out I got into West Point. My mom actually showed up in the hallway of my high school and waited for me to get out of class. She was bawling her eyes out and apologizing that she had opened up my admission letter. She wasn't crying because it had been her dream for me to go there. She was crying because she knew how hard I'd worked to get in, how much I wanted to attend, and how much I wanted to be an infantry officer. I was going...
  • The Great Mainstream Media Lie

    11/14/2012 4:30:48 PM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-14-12 | James Raider
    We work hard, or we strive to find work while counted amongst 86 million “invisible” unemployed, or we stress as one of the Bureau of Labor Statistics 14.6% unemployed, and when rare tranches of time allow, during our otherwise consumed days, we sporadically tune into the mainstream media. The Gallup organization recently informed us that 60% of us do not trust the news media.  And yet, . . . it still influences our determinations as it wishes. Whether for news or entertainment, roughly 85% of our media is at minimum liberal minded and more often than not, very extreme in...
  • We can't secede, we are Americans

    11/14/2012 4:25:19 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 68 replies
    Even, or maybe especially, here in Texas. If it made any sense at all I would follow what my bumper sticker says. But we cannot separate from The Union. Our country is at risk and I say we have to stay and fight.
  • Man Distraught Over Presidential Election Results Kills Self

    11/14/2012 4:23:22 PM PST · by madison10 · 16 replies
    A Key West resident who police say was distraught over the presidential election results and worried about his business has apparently killed himself...
  • Gov. O’Malley: the southern end of a north-bound horse even in victory

    11/14/2012 4:23:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Examiner ^ | November 13, 2012 | J. Doug Gill
    While behavior after losing a competition may be a great yardstick for the measurement of one’s character, equally important is one’s conduct after a victory. We have all experienced an ill-tempered reaction to a thumping – be it one who pitches the board game across the room, takes the proverbial ball and goes home or blames the drubbing on everything except their own incompetence (see: Maryland Republican Party). Yet the smug, gloating boo-yah type of winner is equally infuriating; sometimes more so, only because the vanquished already suffered the indignity of defeat, and now has to stomach the additional humiliation...
  • Fatal Distraction: Focus On Benghazi, Not Broadwell

    11/14/2012 4:15:42 PM PST · by raptor22 · 23 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | November 13, 2912
    Petraeus Scandal: Four Americans have been killed under still-unexplained circumstances, yet the obsession is with a general's mistress and not with the truth of why these men were left to die in Libya. How ironic that the FBI agents who descended on the home of Paula Broadwell to gather information on the mistress of now-former CIA Director David Petraeus probably did a better job than the FBI agents who gave a cursory look at our burned-out consulate in Benghazi, leaving behind classified documents strewn on the floor and even our ambassador's diary to be picked up by CNN. A press...
  • It's Obama, Stupid

    11/14/2012 4:14:25 PM PST · by Be Careful · 6 replies
    11/14/12 | self
    Nice Bumper Sticker, no?
  • Obama Loves America (pic)

    11/14/2012 4:14:17 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-14-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Just ask him...
  • Help! problems with my Computer again HP 2159m LCD monitor - Vanity

    11/14/2012 4:14:17 PM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    I having trouble with my monitor driver again. I have a HP 2159m LCD monitor however the driver is not "attached" and my resolution is reduced to 1600 X 1200. I tried HP support and restore file to last night before the problem. I am getting really angry about this. I keep trying to install it, it is says it is installed but it will not allow me to select it. Help!
  • The Top Places To Survive The End Of The World

    11/14/2012 4:10:11 PM PST · by Daffynition · 36 replies
    BuzzFeed.com ^ | 11/14/2012 | Doomsday Preppers
    Where are YOU gonna hide out when the apocalypse comes? Here are some recommended choices for your consideration. Tune in to Doomsday Preppers on Nat Geo Channel Tuesday 11/13 at 9pm to see where people are planning to spend Earth's last days.
  • IDF Warning to Hamas: Don't Show Your Faces Above Ground

    11/14/2012 4:10:11 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 11 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 11/14/2012 | Annie Lubin
    IDF spokesman, Brigadier General Yoav (Poly) Mordechai held a press conference Wednesday night and addressed the military operation in Gaza. He said the operation was launched "After a long period of several years of unbearable fire aimed at residents of the south, which has intensified even more in recent weeks, including launches aimed at communities in the South and attacks against IDF forces." Mordechai said that so far, the IDF has attacked dozens of targets, and noted that "the IDF operates with pinpoint accuracy to try to make as clean a hit as possible, but unfortunately some of the weapons...
  • Update: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to cut 950 jobs

    11/14/2012 4:09:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WINSTON-SALEM — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will lay off 76 employees this week and cut a total of 950 jobs by the end of next June, the center's chief executive said today. Dr. John McConnell said most of the cuts are administrative positions, but some faculty members could lose their jobs due to cuts in federal research funding. He also said 2012-13 revenue is being affected by "deep cuts in Medicare and Medicaid payments, which constitute nearly half of our health-care reimbursements."(continued)
  • Why Does Democratic Socialism Scare Ignorant People So?

    11/14/2012 4:09:22 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 72 replies
    Current TV ^ | November 14, 2012
    Democratic Socialism is actually a good and necessary instrument for a free society; its true meaning has been demonized by the right in order to allow the corporate rich to get even richer. The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism. Non-thinking people get very frightened to hear this analysis and will vote against anything they believe appears to resemble this disastrous form of government even if it means rejecting benefits that will improve their own well being. A nation will not survive without Democratic Socialism. It's socialism that provides...
  • Australian Students Find Out That Robots Led Russian Revolution

    11/14/2012 4:09:02 PM PST · by JerseyanExile · 16 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 15, 2012 | Alex Knapp
    When Australian students in the state of Victoria sat down to take their level 12 history exam, they learned a shocking lesson: apparently, the revolutionaries in Russia were able to defeat the Czar thanks to at least one giant fighting robot. The test, which covered the Russian revolution, was supposed to include an image of the painting Storming the Winter palace on 25th October 1917 by Nikolai Kochergin. However, the test preparers inadvertently included the photoshopped image above, which includes a Marauder Battlemech from the wargame franchise BattleTech. Suffice to say, the original painting does not include a giant robot....
  • Name a recent president whose second term was more successful than his first.

    11/14/2012 4:05:25 PM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 29 replies
    My fertile mind | 11/14/12 | self
    I've been around since Harry Truman's first term and have been trying to see how someone could make a case that any president during that time had better success in his second term than he had in the first one. Truman? Nope Eisenhower? Possibly Johnson? Nyet Nixon? Nix Reagan? Show me Clinton? HAH! Bush? Hardly
  • Lena Dunham (Obama Virgin Voter Ad Girl) Wins Glamours 'Woman of the Year'

    11/14/2012 4:03:48 PM PST · by drewh · 15 replies
    Bretibart's Big Journalism ^ | 12 Nov 2012 | by Ben Shapiro
    Nothing says class and glamour quite like comparing voting for the first time to losing your virginity. And nothing says grace and style like winning a national award for doing so. Now, the epitome of class, glamour, grace and style – Lena Dunham, who cut the infamous Obama campaign commercial suggesting that sleeping with Obama and voting for him were one and the same – has won Glamour’s “Woman of the Year Award.” In fact, Glamour labels her The Voice of a Generation. To which the American people reply: we’ll sell our bonds. Other winners include important figures ranging from...
  • Scalia vs. Thomas Jefferson on secession: Will nation 'submit to government without limits'?

    11/14/2012 4:02:07 PM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    Contemporary opinions, including those of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, say the idea of a state’s right to secede died with the hundreds of thousands of bloodied victims of the Civil War, and that the sentiment behind the dozens of petitions on a White House website seeking permission for most of the 50 individual governments to leave the union will be fruitless. But historians would note that even Thomas Jefferson, a “pole star among political philosophers because he based his politics on the eternal, self-evidence, fundamental truths that all men are created free and equal and that they are endowed...
  • Texas Instruments to lay off 1,700

    11/14/2012 4:00:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    CNN Money ^ | November 14, 2012 | David Goldman
    Chipmaker Texas Instruments said Wednesday that it will lay off 1,700 workers in an effort to shift focus away from its struggling mobile business. The job cuts represent about 5% of TI's staff, and they are part of a previously announced restructuring initiative aimed at cutting costs and increasing its presence in the burgeoning embedded device market. Shares of Texas Instruments rose about 1% in afterhours trading. The Dallas-based company had made some headway in the smartphone market a few years ago. But recently the biggest mobile phone makers, including Samsung and Apple have opted to design their own chips...
  • IDF Kills Hamas's 'Chief of Staff', Launches Major Operation

    11/14/2012 3:57:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/11/12 | Gil Ronen
    The IAF fired a missile at a car in Gaza Wednesday, killing the commander of Hamas's "military" terror wing, Ahmed Jaabari. Israel's TV Channel 2 says his son was also killed. Video There are reports that Raed al-Atar, Commander of Hamas's southern division, has also been killed. .....
  • The Great Election Robbery of 2012?

    11/14/2012 3:54:01 PM PST · by SquarePants · 11 replies
    Realville, USA ^ | Nov 14, 2012 | Ombud
    While Mitt Romney encourages the more bellicose wing of his party to temper their partisan positions, and while Speaker John Boehner tells GOP legislators to get in line and get ready to compromise, and while the GOP-elite spin machine prepares to unleash an unprecedented campaign of Hispandering in a last-ditch effort to save the party from the demographic cliff, the conservative blogosphere is buzzing with stories about voter fraud. Claims are being made that Obama's GOTV apparatus was really a sophisticated fraud designed to steal the election. There's no doubt Democrats engaged in fraudulent actions; there've been 52 arrests so...
  • A Mormon Reporter On The Romney Bus

    11/14/2012 3:52:19 PM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 574 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | Novermber 14, 2012 | McKay Coppins
    How America got used to his religion, and mine.On the night of the South Carolina Republican primary in January, I sat near the front of a dark campaign press bus and listened to reporters talk about Mitt Romney's underwear.Earlier in the day, one of them had happened upon the candidate and his wife doing laundry in the basement of our Columbia, South Carolina, hotel, and a small cluster of colleagues had now gathered to listen to him relate the anecdote, lapping up every mundane detail of this rare interaction with the closed-off couple.Finally, another reporter interrupted."Did you see their underwear?"...
  • Rove: The Lessons of Defeat for the GOP

    11/14/2012 3:45:40 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 63 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 14, 2012 | by Karl Rove
    The GOP is undergoing the type of re-examination that occurs whenever a party loses. That useful exercise should be guided by facts. Here is some of what we know. The media's postelection narrative is that Democrats won because of a demographic shift. There is some truth to that, but a more accurate description is that Democrats won in a smaller turnout by getting out more of their vote. Tactically, Republicans must rigorously re-examine their "72-hour" ground game and reverse-engineer the Democratic get-out-the-vote effort in order to copy what works. Strategically, Republicans will need to frame economic issues to better resonate...
  • Ed Schultz denies reports of MSNBC replacing him

    11/14/2012 3:41:41 PM PST · by Last Dakotan · 14 replies
    Inforum ^ | 11-14-12 | Forum staff reports
    FARGO – Former Fargo radio and TV personality Ed Schultz slapped down speculation this week that MSNBC may replace him in its weekday lineup, according to media reports. The New York Times reported Sunday, citing anonymous sources, that MSNBC was considering replacing “The Ed Show” in the left-leaning cable news station’s 7 p.m. weekday time slot, opting instead for a show hosted by Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein. MSNBC denied there prime-time programming changes in the works, TVNewser reported.
  • McCain to reporter: ‘That’s one of the dumbest questions I’ve ever heard.’ (VIDEO)

    11/14/2012 3:40:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/14/2012 | MARY KATHARINE HAM
    At a morning press conference that set the standard for today's testy responses, Sen. John McCain was calling for a select committee to investigate failures in the Benghazi attack when he was asked by a reporter whether he thought Gen. David Petraeus' extramarital affair and resignation might have been a bigger national security threat than the Benghazi attack and its aftermath.His response, with great respect, of course:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “Well, I say with great respect, that’s one of the dumbest questions I’ve ever heard. Okay? There’s four dead Americans. Four dead Americans. Not a socialite. I’m answering...
  • Romney reflects on his loss in call with campaign donors

    11/14/2012 3:40:05 PM PST · by Arthurio · 71 replies
    Mitt Romney told his top donors Wednesday that his loss to President Obama was a disappointing result that neither he nor his top aides had expected, but said he believed his team ran a “superb” campaign with “no drama,” and attributed his rival’s victory to “the gifts” the administration had given to blacks, Hispanics and young voters during Obama’s first term. Obama, Romney argued, had been “very generous” to blacks, Hispanics and young voters. He cited as motivating factors to young voters the administration’s plan for partial forgiveness of college loan interest and the extension of health coverage for students...
  • Bill Maher on Chris Christie: ‘I can actually embrace this guy’

    11/14/2012 3:34:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 14, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    In the aftermath of last month’s Superstorm Sandy, the way New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie handled the disaster by working with President Barack Obama left some conservatives questioning Christie’s motives and political future. One of Christie’s fellow New Jerseyans, HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher, spoke highly of Christie. Maher is an outspoken liberal, donated $1 million to Obama’s reelection bid and may not be an endorsement that Christie would otherwise seek out. On Current TV’s “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer,” Maher explained his admiration for the current New Jersey governor. “You know, on the one hand you have people...