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  • Recount early votes in Patrick Murphy-Allen West race

    11/16/2012 5:57:31 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 62 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | November 16, 2012 | Andrew Marra
    “I’m not perfect,” St. Lucie County Elections Supervisor Gertrude Walker said Tuesday. “Neither is my staff.” Given the events of the past week, it’s hard to disagree. Because of her office’s flawed handling of last week’s election, uncertainty hangs needlessly over Patrick Murphy’s stunning defeat of Rep. Allen West. Ms. Walker was stating the obvious when she admitted fallibility at a news conference, as reported by TCPalm.com. But when you’re overseeing a congressional election whose margin of victory is less than 1 percent, there isn’t much room for error.
  • The Final Delusion of Desolation - 666

    11/16/2012 5:51:09 AM PST · by kindred · 14 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen.com ^ | November 15, 2012 | DJP I.F.
    With the ongoing, exponential advancements in technology and media today, the language/ culture/ geography barriers that are restraining the global unification necessary for Lucifer’s godless, global state are eroding right before our very eyes. Global unification and a New World Order is not just a delusional “pipe dream” anymore - it is fast becoming a REALITY. We are at the very doorstep of Satan’s global, fascist state ruled by his lawless minion, the Anti-Christ (Dan. 2:41-43; 7:8, 19-21, 25; 2 Thess. 2:3-12; Rev. 13). It is a fact of history that as societies, cultures and nations become more base (degenerate)...
  • The LBJ Curse on the Black Vote

    11/16/2012 5:50:37 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | November 14, 2012 | Anthony B. Bradley
    Gov. Mitt Romney’s devastating loss to President Barack Obama is producing all sorts of interesting discussion. The analysis shows, again, a clear preference that minorities had for Obama. For example, according to exit polling data at Fox News, President Obama received 93 percent of the black vote. Over the years, the GOP made honest attempts to attach racial weight to issues like abortion and gay marriage but to no avail. Those attempts failed for an important reason: For black voters, entitlement programs trump moral-social issues every time. Even if African Americans are more socially conservative on many issues black voters...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(11/16/12)[Prayer]

    11/16/2012 5:50:14 AM PST · by left that other site · 30 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/16/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New Journey…The Names of God in The Scriptures Abba..FatherDeuteronomy 32:6 (and others) "Is this the way you repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father, your Creator, who made you and formed you?" (Deuteronomy 32:6, NIV) "Yet, O LORD, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand." (Isaiah 64:8, NIV)
  • The Caving on Conservatism Begins..... [yes, another vanity]

    11/16/2012 5:35:52 AM PST · by fwdude · 19 replies
    11/16/12 | Self
    We will never learn. The very thing that lost us this election is the thing many pundits are now staking their strategy on for the future. I'm hearing that Conservatives need to "tweak" their message - which in translation means to CAVE to the left to some degree. "Immigration" is a prime example. (Why is it now never called, even by conservatives, what is truly is anymore - ILLEGAL?!) We will never be able to placate the Left and their hordes of parasitic slaves - EVER - no matter what we surrender to them. The ONLY thing we need to...
  • Gaza cease-fire collapses, Egypt PM backs Palestinians as Israel drafts 16,000 reservists

    11/16/2012 5:35:42 AM PST · by John W · 13 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | NBC News and wire reports
    Updated at 8:02 a.m. ET: Israel started drafting 16,000 reserve troops on Friday as Egypt’s prime minister visited the Gaza Strip to show support for Palestinians amid a cross-border conflict with Hamas militants that risks spiraling into an all-out war. But even as Prime Minister Hesham Kandil arrived for a three-hour visit in the coastal enclave, a temporary cease-fire declared by Israel at Egypt’s request collapsed after both sides accused the other of violating it. Explosions were heard Friday in Tel Aviv, prompting the city to sound air raid sirens, NBC’s Lawahez Jabari reported. A police spokesman said one rocket...
  • When Attacked Expect Israel To Implement The Limbaugh Doctrine!

    11/16/2012 5:31:55 AM PST · by kindred · 20 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen.com ^ | November 15, 2012 | DJP I.F.
    When the present world in which we are living in is becoming extremely more hostile and aggressive towards Israel - especially of late with Egypt and Iran breathing threats and her border enemies following suit - DO NOT expect to see Israel idly stand by and let the world decide their fate and eradicate them from off of the face of the earth. Israel is a military might in that region with nukes and is armed to the teeth. They have one of the best armies in the world and have been veterans since 1948. As the world continues its...
  • Unlocking Obama's Economic Vision (Spoiler: It's Blurry)

    11/16/2012 5:30:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | S. E. Cupp
    Wednesday’s press conference marked the first occasion journalists have had to question the President directly – about anything – in eight months, and President Obama tipped his hat on his plans to confront the coming fiscal cliff with chastened House Republicans. In short, he will probably raise tax rates for the wealthy. But thanks to an explosive and, as my colleague Donny Deutsch put it, testosterone-fueled defense of UN Ambassador Susan Rice, a lot of what the President also said about his plans to reduce the deficit went ignored. That’s a shame – they were quite illuminating. Before Obama’s “bring...
  • Michael Moore: John McCain sexist, racist for criticizing Susan Rice

    11/16/2012 5:29:22 AM PST · by chessplayer · 26 replies
    McCain addressed his criticism of Rice yesterday on CBS: McCain criticized Rice for going “on national television in defiance of the facts 5 days later,” and added, “She is responsible to the Senate of the United States…I was on ‘Face the Nation’ the morning she came on and told that incredible story and right after the president of the Libyan National Assembly said it was al Qaeda…and yet she never changed her story.” Michael Moore ✔ @MMFlint Yo! McCain - The "attacking women strategy" didn't go so well last Tues, did it? So now this week, let's try "attack the...
  • Gov. Susana Martinez: Comments like Romney’s set ‘us back as a party’ (Romney thrown under bus)

    11/16/2012 5:24:38 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 62 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com ^ | November 15, 2012 | Chris Moody
    "We need to embrace them not just at election time. We visit them, and they don't appreciate that. And I don't blame them for not appreciating that. We should not visit them when we need their vote and then walk away," she said. "And then four years go by and we go visit them again. We have to make them part of the solution, and the way you do that is by listening to them. And then making that part of, 'how do we do this together to make our lives all better?' "And then once you've done it," she...
  • Corbett urged to act on health law (

    11/16/2012 5:23:34 AM PST · by P.O.E. · 6 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 11-15-12 | Steve Twedt
    With the election over and even Republican House Speaker John Boehner declaring "Obamacare is the law of the land," Democratic state legislators are pressing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to move ahead with implementing key parts of the national health care overhaul. In the last two days, Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Squirrel Hill, and Rep. Tony DeLuca, D-Penn Hills, have sent letters urging Mr. Corbett to work toward establishing a health insurance exchange and approving expansion of Pennsylvania's Medicaid program.
  • The Demise Of The Twinkie: Hostess Files Motion To Liquidate

    11/16/2012 5:13:37 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 300 replies
    The Demise Of The Twinkie: Hostess Files Motion To Liquidate By Tom Gara And that’s that: Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies, Wonder Bread and more, announced this morning it has filed a motion with bankruptcy court to start liquidating the company immediately. A huge number of jobs are soon to be lost. “Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce,” said CEO Gregory F. Rayburn in the statement, “and focus on selling its assets to the highest bidders.” In a letter posted on a new site set up to communicate with employees and suppliers through...
  • Webster Apologizes For "Black People" Comment [Was he telling the truth or not?]

    11/16/2012 5:12:47 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    WGAN ^ | November 16, 2012
    Outgoing Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster is apologizing for a comment he made about black people and the election. Last week Webster told a Portland TV station that in rural Maine towns, "dozens of black people" unknown to local officials showed up to vote on election day. Webster tells the "Bangor Daily News" he regrets the comment and that he is not a racist.
  • Norm Coleman urges GOP to take on immigration

    11/16/2012 5:07:53 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 31 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 11-15-12 | megan bolt
    A week after Hispanic voters helped President Barack Obama win another four years in office, a prominent Minnesota Republican is calling on his party to reform immigration laws so immigrants living in the U.S. illegally can become legal rather than be deported. Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman made his pitch in an opinion piece for the Pioneer Press posted online Thursday, Nov. 15, departing from stances he took five years ago while in office. Coleman said he believes his evolution on immigration is reflective of many Americans' stance on the issue, and it's time to allow otherwise law-abiding immigrants pathways...
  • What China’s Nuclear Missile Subs Mean for the U.S.

    11/16/2012 5:07:35 AM PST · by lbryce · 24 replies
    Poular Mechanics ^ | November 13, 2012 | Joe Pappalardo
    The U.S. government is reporting that China, after decades of trying, is on the verge of fielding a true underwater leg of its nuclear deterrent, with new long-range missiles tipped with nuclear weapons on board its fleet of new long-range submarines. And that could transform the Pacific into a tense militarized zone reminiscent of the Atlantic during the Cold War. On November 14 the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission will release its annual report to Congress, and that report will contain some sobering language about new Julang-2 missiles China plans to field in two years. (Drafts of the report,...
  • Sen. Coburn's Report Exposes DOD's Wasteful, Non-Defense Spending

    11/16/2012 5:03:19 AM PST · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    The New American ^ | 11/15/2012 | Bob Adelmann
    Following his office’s publishing of his annual Wastebook last month, Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has now released another oversight report, this one exploring waste and “non-defense” spending in the Department of Defense (DOD), entitled the “Department of Everything.” In his Wastebook Coburn concluded that “all the outrageous and wasteful contents of this report were made possible by either the action or lack of action of Congress, earning it the well-deserved but unwanted distinction as the biggest waste of taxpayer money in 2012.” Right behind the Congress, however, is the Department of Defense, which has been spending taxpayer monies on projects,...
  • Election 2012 Marks the End of Evangelical Dominance in Politics

    11/16/2012 4:57:28 AM PST · by darrellmaurina · 78 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 11/13/2012 | Jonathan Merritt
    Ever since Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980, evangelicals have been a powerful political force. Jerry Falwell and his Moral Majority organization were credited in part with Reagan's election, having registered millions of evangelicals to vote. Their influence would only grow over the next 25 years: Evangelicals were instrumental in Reagan's reelection, the Republican Revolution of 1994, and both of George W. Bush's victories. But on November 6, 2012, their reign came to an end. "I think this [election] was an evangelical disaster," Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, told NPR. He's right, but it wasn't for...
  • (-:(-:(-:THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD:-):-):-)

    11/16/2012 4:53:41 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 99 replies
    All these petitions at the whitehouse.gov website asking for states to secede.....it's just silliness. I mean, I agree with the sentiment, but really? You're going to create an account, give them your name and contact info at the whitehouse.gov website and sign something that says you don't like the federal government? Does anyone remember Obama and his secret "kill lists"? It's just silliness, I say. Does anyone think Obama will actually care what these petitions say? Does anyone think anything will be done about it?  Does anyone think this federal government will take this seriously?Look at some other silly...
  • Can Romney's loss help Republicans? (the Dems now own it all...and it doesn't look good)

    11/16/2012 4:51:11 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 30 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 11/16/2012 | Joseph Smith
    Bret Stephens writes in the Wall Street Journal: And though I have my anxieties about the president's next term, I also have a hunch the GOP dodged a bullet with Mr. Romney's loss. ... the GOP dodged ownership of the second great recession, which will inevitably hit when the Federal Reserve can no longer float the economy in pools of free money. When that happens, Barack Obama won't have George W. Bush to kick around. Stephens's point -- that the wreckage of the past four years now belongs to Obama -- resonates in light of current events: The stock market...
  • David Petraeus Could Nail Obama To The White House Wall On Benghazi

    11/16/2012 4:49:49 AM PST · by LD Jackson · 48 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 11/16/12 | LD Jackson
    The greatly anticipated testimony by former CIA Director David Petraeus is almost upon us. In less than half an hour, General Petraeus will be going behind closed doors to testify to before members of the House and Senate intelligence committees. Specifically, he will be asked about what he knew about the attack in Benghazi and when he knew it. According to CNN, Petraeus will also testify that the CIA was not responsible for the talking points used by Susan Rice when she famously went on five different Sunday talk shows and spread the false rumor that a video was responsible...
  • Obama vows not to forget storm victims rebuilding [Lying sack o' crap alert]

    11/16/2012 4:48:50 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 16, 2012 | Matthew Daly
    President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to stick with New Yorkers still struggling 17 days after Superstorm Sandy "until the rebuilding is complete" after getting an up-close look at devastated neighborhoods rendered unlivable. Obama brought the spotlight to people still without heat or electricity and hugged many of those trying to rebuild their lives. He also delivered a postelection message of unity, nine days after a closely divided America gave him a second term. "During difficult times like this, we're reminded that we're bound together and we have to look out for each other," Obama said from a Staten Island street...
  • National Papa John's Appreciation Day (Friday, 11/16/2012 -11:00am until 11:00pm in PST)

    11/16/2012 4:48:29 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 33 replies
    Share with ten like-minded people: Papa Johns has been targeted by the left for a boycott, for simply articulating that ObamaCare would hurt profits and force cutbacks in employee hours. Stand up to this nonsensical and illogical action and support Papa Johns this Friday! The CEO of Papa John's, John H. Schnatter, has said that he will have to cut employee hours because of Obamacare. Schattner has received intense media scrutiny in addition to being demonized as an evil rich guy by the Left. Obamacare is a fiscal nightmare and because of it, many small businesses aren't hiring now. Some...
  • The Malicious Mangling of the Virgin Mary

    11/16/2012 4:47:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    A Christian can be crushed gazing at the picture of Mary standing at the foot of the cross, watching her beloved son suffocate and die. But in that vision, she stands there for hours, patiently enduring her suffering. For two millennia, she has been a role model for Christians, a woman who practiced obedience in the most difficult of human circumstances, with fervent hope for what this sacrifice will offer all mankind as it struggles with sin. This is why it seems so hard to reflect that vision of patience when black-hearted "artists" practice character assassination on the Blessed Virgin...
  • The Art of Being a Happy Warrior

    11/16/2012 4:46:06 AM PST · by expat1000 · 20 replies
    Sultan Knish | Nov 14, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    When we celebrate Thanksgiving in a little over a week, after being thankful for family and friends, for health and comfort, for food and shelter; it may be time to be thankful for the left. I have seen far too much despair and defeatism, too many comments that suggest there is no hope for America and the only thing left to do is pour a glass of wine and watch the sun go down. I understand the place of despair and pain that such words come from. But they also testify to how sheltered Americans are from the cold winds...
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - November 16, 2012 [Devotional]

    11/16/2012 4:44:11 AM PST · by Vision · 1 replies
    Email ^ | 11/16/12 | Joel Osteen
    Through Faith and Patience Today's Scripture “...imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.” (Hebrews 6:12, NIV) Today's Word from Joel and Victoria In our culture today, people are used to getting things right away. We’ve been programmed for immediacy. People don’t like to wait. But the scripture says, “It’s through faith and patience that we inherit God’s promises.” Sometimes, it’s easy for people to have faith. We declare, “God, I believe I’m going to accomplish my dreams. God, I believe I’m going to overcome this obstacle.” But, it gets harder when we have to...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [November 16, 2012]

    11/16/2012 4:42:08 AM PST · by Vision · 4 replies
    Still Human! ". . . whatever you do, do all to the glory of God" —1 Corinthians 10:31 In the Scriptures, the great miracle of the incarnation slips into the ordinary life of a child; the great miracle of the transfiguration fades into the demon-possessed valley below; the glory of the resurrection descends into a breakfast on the seashore. This is not an anticlimax, but a great revelation of God.We have a tendency to look for wonder in our experience, and we mistake heroic actions for real heroes. It’s one thing to go through a crisis grandly, yet quite...
  • JPL Solar System Simulator

    11/16/2012 4:38:31 AM PST · by lbryce · 3 replies
    JPL ^ | Staff
    This is one of the most interesting,complex of the Solar System Simulators by JPL. It lists all the planets with every one of its moons, plus many numerous missions including the Voyager I and II. You can program the simulator to view every object from any location. There are lots of ways to configure it and you can spend hours playing around with all its features, Lots of fun for the desktop astronomer. The graphics are somewhat dated but are still very good at providing the thrill of viewing Titan from Saturn or any one planetary body to another.
  • The Audacity of 51% -Get ready for higher taxes and no spending reform

    11/16/2012 4:37:26 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11-16-12 | james taranto
    Dennis Van Roekel, president of the teachers union that styles itself the National Education Association, told the network: "I brought the message that, number one, it's important that we let the Bush tax cuts disappear for the wealthiest 2%. As we're looking for a $1.2 trillion solution, $829 billion takes us a long way there." Do you see the problem here? The annual budget deficit has been running at around $1.2 trillion. (The Hill reports the deficit for October alone was $120 billion.) Raising taxes on "the wealthiest 2%," it is estimated, would increase government revenues $829 billion over a...
  • Hostess Brands to Wind Down Company After BCTGM Union Strike Cripples Operations

    11/16/2012 4:35:56 AM PST · by Vince Ferrer · 86 replies
    Herald Online.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | Hostess Brands Inc.
    RVING, TEXAS, NOV. 16, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its business and sell its assets, including its iconic brands and facilities. Bakery operations have been suspended at all plants. Delivery of products will continue and Hostess Brands retail stores will remain open for several days in order to sell already-baked products. The Board of Directors authorized the wind down of Hostess Brands to preserve and maximize the value of the estate after one of the Company's...
  • Twinkies Maker Will Close After Strike

    11/16/2012 4:34:48 AM PST · by RabidBartender · 106 replies
    ABC News ^ | 16 November 2012 | JEANETTE TORRES and BILL McGUIRE
    Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of the iconic snack, announced today that it will liquidate the entire company because not enough striking employees returned to work by a Thursday evening deadline set by the company. "We deeply regret the necessity of today's decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike," said Gregory F. Rayburn, chief executive officer. "Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce and focus on selling its assets to the highest bidders." Hostess said it will seek bankruptcy court permission to close its business and...
  • Where to Adjust, Where to Stand Firm

    11/16/2012 4:33:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | Mark Davis
    The proper path for the Republican party lies somewhere between changing our entire agenda and standing steadfastly on everything. Opinions will differ on the best way forward, as we have seen in the week and a half since the sucker punch of Election Day. Most conservatives seem to be coping well. We spent a lot of time during the campaign wondering if America as we recognize it would survive a second Obama term. Ever the pragmatists, we now seem committed to doing our part to minimize the damage. But as we seek to mitigate the harmful effects of Obama 2.0...
  • Republican rep opens door to tax hike talk, while Senate Dems make new demands

    11/16/2012 4:33:11 AM PST · by tobyhill · 14 replies
    fox news ^ | 11/16/2012 | fox news
    A House Republican appeared to open the door Thursday to the GOP caucus considering tax rate hikes, stepping away from the long-held party line on the eve of high-stakes talks over the so-called "fiscal cliff." At the same time, a group of Senate Democrats pressed a new set of fiscal cliff demands that would include significantly more taxes to pay for more stimulus as part of any budget deal. The developments underscored how the terms of the debate continue to shift, as pressure on lawmakers to make a deal only increases. They are facing an end-of-year deadline to strike a...
  • Obama nominates black homosexual judge to ‘ensure that the judiciary resembles the nation’

    11/16/2012 4:32:05 AM PST · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Nov 15, 2012 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 15, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Wednesday, President Obama nominated seven judges, including a black homosexual, to the federal judiciary, saying their appointments “ensure that the judiciary resembles the nation it serves.” Obama appointed Judge William Thomas to the Southern District of Florida. Thomas has served on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit since 2005. “Today’s announcement…reflects the president’s historic commitment to advancing a diverse judiciary that looks like America,” said Nancy Zirkin of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. “If confirmed, these nominees would bring more women, minorities, and openly gay judges to courts to better reflect...
  • Rasmussen: 54% now call themselves pro-choice, 38% pro-life

    11/16/2012 4:29:56 AM PST · by Third Person · 34 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 15th, 2012 | Allahpundit
    Wait a sec, you say. Didn’t Gallup find just six months ago that the number who describe themselves as “pro-choice” was at a record low? Indeed they did. But as the saying goes, my friends: Elections have consequences. More voters than ever now identify themselves as pro-choice when it comes to abortion, and most rate the issue as important to how they vote. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows that 54% describe themselves as pro-choice on the issue of abortion, while 38% say they are pro-life. Let’s look at trends on abortion in a...
  • Word of the Day, FRiday, November 16, 2012 - Latitudinarian

    11/16/2012 4:25:03 AM PST · by tioga · 52 replies
    FRee Dictinary ^ | FRiday | FRiday's Sub
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. LatitudinarianAdjective Holding or expressing broad or tolerant views, especially in religious matters. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and...
  • What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like? Catholic/Orthodox Caucus

    11/16/2012 4:23:51 AM PST · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    http://blog.adw.org/ ^ | November 16,2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    St Paul writes to the Philippians of the glory that our currently lowly bodies will one day enjoy: He will change our lowly body to conform with his glorified Body by the power that enables him also to bring all things into subjection to himself. (Phil 3:19) I once spoke with an older woman who wasn’t all that pleased to hear that her body was going to rise and be joined again to her soul: “Oh, Father, you don’t mean this old decrepit body?! If this body has to rise I am hoping for an improved model!” Yes! I think...
  • President Obama's silly, sexist defense of Susan Rice

    11/16/2012 4:21:27 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 15 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 11/15/2012 | Kirsten Powers
    As the president expressed outrage over the atrocity of members of Congress holding administration officials accountable, he said, "I'm happy to have that discussion with them. But for them to go after the U.N. ambassador? Who had nothing to do with Benghazi?" Feast on those words for a second: The U.N. Ambassador had "nothing to do with Benghazi." At this point, the White House press corps should have flown into a frenzy, demanding to know why a person who had nothing to do with Benghazi was put on five Sunday talk shows as...the face of Benghazi! This was an issue...
  • ALLIES BATTLING NAZIS AT BIZERTE; NEW GUINEA PINCERS CLOSE ON FOE (11/16/42)

    11/16/2012 4:19:11 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 7 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/16/42 | Raymond Daniell, F. Tillman Durdin, Hanson W. Baldwin, Orville Prescott
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  • DesJarlais divorce transcript shows he supported abortions, slept with patients

    11/16/2012 4:16:33 AM PST · by tobyhill · 18 replies
    wrcb nbc ^ | 11/15/2012 | Kate Harrison
    A decade before calling himself "a consistent supporter of pro-life values," Tennessee physician and Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais supported his ex-wife's decision to get two abortions before their marriage, according to the congressman's sworn testimony during his divorce trial. Obtained by the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the couple's 2001 trial transcript also confirms DesJarlais had sexual relationships with at least two patients, three coworkers and a drug representative while he was chief of staff at Grandview Medical Center in Jasper, Tenn. During one affair with a female patient, DesJarlais prescribed her drugs, gave her an $875 watch and bought...
  • Congress Receives Confusing Benghazi Briefing From Administration

    11/16/2012 4:13:02 AM PST · by billorites · 6 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | November 16, 2012 | Eli Lake
    After weeks of requests and political back and forth, the Obama administration on Thursday shared with Congress video evidence, debriefings, and photographs collected from the evening of the Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission and CIA base at Benghazi, Libya. On Thursday the director of the CIA, the director of National Intelligence, as well as senior military, State Department, and FBI officials were in Congress all day for two separate hearings before the House and Senate intelligence committees. The prescheduled hearings capped off a week of high-level, classified briefings to eight congressional committees on the details of the government’s...
  • How's That Obamacare Waiver Workin' Out for Ya?

    11/16/2012 4:00:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Exactly two years ago this week, the Obama administration announced it had issued more than 100 waivers en masse to a select group of companies, unions and other health insurance providers seeking relief from the onerous federal health care law. The Obamacare waiver winner's club now totals 2,000. Where are they now? Answer: In the same miserable boat as every other unlucky business struggling with the crushing costs and burdens of the mandate. Among the first and most prominent recipients of the Obamacare waivers for favors were large restaurant chains that provide low-wage, seasonal and part-time workers with low-cost health...
  • Today's Toons 11/16/12

    11/16/2012 3:54:10 AM PST · by pookie18 · 18 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 11/16/12 | pookie18
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  • There's A Lot More To The Stock Market Sell-Off Than The Fiscal Cliff

    11/16/2012 3:48:00 AM PST · by blam · 21 replies
    TBI ^ | 11-16-2012 | Comstock Partners
    There's A Lot More To The Stock Market Sell-Off Than The Fiscal Cliff Comstock PartnersNovember 16, 2012 While the fiscal cliff problem has absorbed almost all of the financial media comment since the election, there's a lot more to the stock market decline that has virtually gotten lost in the discussion. The market actually topped on September 14th and has trended down ever since. Most importantly, the U.S. economy was a lot weaker than the consensus believes before Hurricane Sandy became a factor. In addition Fed policy is becoming increasingly ineffectual, earnings forecasts are coming down, Europe is officially in...
  • Math-Challenged Silly People Voting Libertarian Cost GOP Victory in At Least 9 Congressional Races

    11/16/2012 3:21:20 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 303 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 16 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    The good news comes via instapundit: PEOPLE WILL LOVE THIS: Libertarians provided the margin for Democrats in at least nine elections. It’s particularly sad that libertarians didn’t back Mia Love. Really, you’re not going to vote for a candidate whose favorite economist is Bastiat? Apparently not. ________________________________________________________________________________ So thanks Paulbot idiots- it all went-down just like we told you it was going to. Any independent or Libertarian candidate running on the right is as much an enemy to American conservatives as are the progs: in our two-party system these people have zero chance of achieving real power or accomplishing anything meaningful, and are about...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Moon Shadow Sequence

    11/16/2012 3:17:24 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    NASA ^ | November 16, 2012 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: On the morning of November 14, the Moon's umbral shadow tracked across northern Australia before heading into the southern Pacific. Captured from a hilltop some 30 miles west of the outback town of Mount Carbine, Queensland, a series of exposures follows the progress of the total solar eclipse in this dramatic composite image. The sequence begins near the horizon. The Moon steadily encroaches on the on the reddened face of the Sun, rising as the eclipse progresses. At the total phase, lasting about 2 minutes for that location, an otherwise faint solar corona shimmers around the eclipsed disk. Recorded...
  • Quinn & Rose - America’s Morning Show - November 16, 2012

    11/16/2012 2:50:41 AM PST · by sneakers · 19 replies
    Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show from 6:00 to 9:00 Eastern on: www.wpgb.com (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) http://wysl1040.com/ (Rochester, NY) http://www.talkradio560.com/ (Frostburg, MD) http://wicofm.com/ (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC http://tunein.com/radio/The-War-Room-p34761/ httphttp://www.wncoam.com/main.html (Ashland, OH) ://tunein.com/radio/The-War-Room-with-Quinn--Rose-p34761/ for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • Obama's Jonestowns

    11/16/2012 2:30:46 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 16, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    At first, the numbers seemed too absurd to be true: did Mitt Romney really receive zero votes in 59 Philadelphia voting districts? Did Barack Obama really outpoll him by a combined 19,605 to 0 votes cast in these 59 districts. .......Obama was producing nearly comparable numbers in inner-cities throughout America, especially those in contested states. Worse than fraud is the process that turned nearly 20,000 black Philadelphians -- and millions of inner-city dwellers throughout the country -- into automatons. Hope does not produce this kind of regimentation. Fear does. In looking at these numbers, in fact, one can begin to...
  • Benghazi hearing turns ugly: Republicans accuse Obama of lying, Dems fire back

    11/16/2012 2:23:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 89 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/15/12 | CarrollAnn Mears
    Benghazi hearing turns ugly: Republicans accuse Obama of lying, Dems fire backBy NBC's CarrollAnn Mears A House Foreign Affairs hearing on "Benghazi and Beyond" quickly turned into a shouting and accusations forum. **SNIP** Naturally, Democrats responded. It began rather timidly and escalated. "Barack Obama was no more responsible for what happened in Benghazi than George Bush was for Sept. 11th or Ronald Reagan was for the blowing up of U.S. Marines in Beirut," Rep. Eliot Engle (D-NY) said. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) unloaded, first sarcastically: "Let's just hang the guilty parties." "The stench of hypocrisy that hangs over this city...
  • Birger Stromsheim

    11/16/2012 1:59:33 AM PST · by fella · 6 replies
    Birger Stromsheim Birger Stromsheim , , who has died aged 101, was considered the greatest of the “Heroes of Telemark” who in 1943 launched a daring raid to destroy a crucial part of the Nazi atomic weapons programme.LINK
  • New website logs complaints from Pennsylvania voters (bribery and machine tampering)

    11/16/2012 1:36:19 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Triblive ^ | 11/15/12 | Adam Smeltz
    New website logs complaints from Pennsylvania votersBy Adam Smeltz Published: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:01 a.m. More than 500 voters used a new Pennsylvania website to complain about possible problems in the Nov. 6 election, the Department of State said Wednesday. The 534 complaints range from concerns about voter intimidation to potential issues with absentee ballots, voter registration, bribery and machine tampering, according to a state report. **SNIP** Election officials in several counties said they haven’t received complaints filed through the page. Ruman didn’t share specifics from the complaint files, but a state overview showed 14 people in Allegheny County...