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  • Hey Anti-Israel Liberals, THIS is How They Treat Gay People in Iran...

    11/19/2012 8:24:53 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 36 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    4000+ gaysexecutedby current regime... Yeah, this is the fate that awaits any found 'guilty' of being homosexual in Iran: you know libs, the same Iran that's funneling all those weapons and missiles into Gaza to support equally barbaric proxy Hamas... More at Reaganite Republican(warning- gruesome/graphic) On the other hand, all are allowed to live in peace (unless hit by a Iranian-Palestinian missile) and democracy in Israel- yet which nation does the left hate the more than any other in the world...? (don't answer libs, it's rhetorical). Hey guys- looks like you missed one BBC FoxNews VermontSecession Sarbaz.org ...
  • How Italian nuns are changing a small town in Romania

    11/19/2012 8:24:30 AM PST · by NYer · 12 replies
    Rome Reports ^ | November 17, 2012
    November 17, 2012. (Romereports.com) In Romania, four out of every ten people live below the poverty line. After the fall of communism back in the 1990's, the country faced another set of economic challenges. Those who suffer the most are the elderly and children, who are often left to fend for themselves, as their family members migrate in search for a better life.   Precisely to help out, in 1999, the missionary sisters of La Passione di Gesú traveled to the remote town of Butea in Southern Romania. Their goal is to help out the towns 5,000 residents, who without that...
  • The Twinkie Manifesto

    11/19/2012 8:23:34 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 39 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 18, 2012 | PAUL KRUGMAN
    The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930. In our memories, however, the iconic snack will forever be identified with the 1950s, when Hostess popularized the brand by sponsoring The Howdy Doody Show. And the demise of Hostess has unleashed a wave of baby boomer nostalgia for a seemingly more innocent time. Needless to say, it wasnt really innocent. But the 50s the Twinkie Era do offer lessons that remain relevant in the 21st century. Above all, the success of the postwar American economy demonstrates that, contrary to todays conservative orthodoxy, you can have prosperity...
  • URGENT CALL TO ACTION: The House Of Representatives Can Choose Our Next President

    11/19/2012 8:22:56 AM PST · by patriot08 · 5 replies
    The Truth About Candor ^ | 11/17/12 | Darin Scott
    (excerpt) Friday, November 16, 2012URGENT CALL TO ACTION: The House Of Representatives Can Choose Our Next President!! 2012 Presidential Results *UPDATE* 11-17-12: The original intent of this post was to present a plan, from a fellow patriot, that seemed to be bullet proof. After consulting legal professionals and others, I have am not certain this plan will work. One of the contentions is that the 2/3rds "quorum" requirement does not apply to the Electoral College; after much deliberation, I believe this is the case, and therefore the strategy as posted below is not as bullet proof as suspected. The good...
  • Patrick to allow illegal immigrants in-state tuition

    11/19/2012 8:12:09 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 5 replies
    Boston.com ^ | November 19, 2012 | Maria Sacchetti
    Governor Deval Patrick will direct state colleges and universities Monday to allow young illegal immigrants to pay the lower resident rate for tuition and fees as soon as they obtain work permits through a new federal program, a senior administration official said Sunday Patricks declaration ends five months of anxiety for immigrants who cheered President Obamas decision in June to temporarily halt the deportations of immigrants age 30 and under, only to plunge them into limbo in Massachusetts as officials said they were reviewing whether the immigrants were eligible for the lower rates. But the governors announcement also raised criticism...
  • Police: Man exposes himself at park, victim pulls a gun

    11/19/2012 8:08:53 AM PST · by Morgana · 40 replies
    fox12 ^ | 11.19.2012 | Jamie Wilson
    <p>Longview police are looking for the man who flashed a local mother and her son and started masturbating right in front of them.</p> <p>But he got the shock of a lifetime when the woman pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot him.</p>
  • SICK Dead Child Used for Terrorist Propaganda Was Killed By Hamas Not Israel

    11/19/2012 8:08:02 AM PST · by Qbert · 14 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 18, 2012 | Andrea Ryan
    Egypt Prime Minister Hisham Kandil traveled to Gaza this week. While in Gaza Kandil was shown the body of a dead child at the Gaza hospital. He paused for a few photos. (Reuters) [Snip] But it was all a lie. Hamas not only uses their children as human shields (firing rockets from kindergartens), but is, also, using their childrens dead bodies as propagandaand lying. They claimed that the child in this picture, being held by Egyptian PM Kandil, was killed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. Thats a lie. He was killed by a Hamas rocket. Elder of Ziyon reported,...
  • Mustang Ranch brothel owner rides to victory in Nevada county commission race

    11/19/2012 8:02:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 19, 2012
    RENO, Nev. The owner of a Nevada brothel who was recently elected as a county commissioner says he faced few objections during his campaign. Lance Gilman tells The Associated Press that to many voters in Storey County his Mustang Ranch is just a business and a prosperous one at that. The 68-year-old Gilman describes himself as a dye-in-the-wool Republican who loves American values.
  • Public Nudity Ban Considered in SF (News from another world)

    11/19/2012 7:59:39 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 23 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/18/12 | Alyssa Newcomb
    San Franciscans may be forced to wear clothes outside of their homes and some nude activists aren't pleased. City lawmakers are scheduled to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that, if passed, would make it illegal for anyone over the age of 5 to expose their genitals in public. Exemptions will be made for parades and festivals held under a city permit, according to the ordinance. A group of activists filed a federal lawsuit against the city on Wednesday, asking that a judge issue a temporary restraining order to stop the vote on Tuesday and provide the court enough time to...
  • "Do not associate with those given to change..." Proverbs 24:21

    11/19/2012 7:59:27 AM PST · by fishtank · 6 replies
    Blue Letter Bible website ^ | 1000 B.C. | The Holy Spirit, through King Solomon, in the Bible
    Pro 24:21 "My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those given to change;" Pro 24:22 "For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin those two can bring?"
  • Is a state required to expand Medicaid if it sets up an exchange?

    11/19/2012 7:57:42 AM PST · by prplhze2000 · 9 replies
    Serious question. I'm having a discussion with someone about this. Does the law require the state to expand Medicaid if it operates an exchange? Where does it state that in the ACA?
  • Twitter suspends American Orthodox Jew for tweeting anti-Obama cartoon about Israel

    11/19/2012 7:51:42 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/19/12 | David Martosko
    Without warning, Twitter suspended a series of three accounts owned by an Orthodox Jew from New York City Wednesday and Thursday, after one of them tweeted a cartoon depicting the Obama administration stabbing Israel in the back. The social media company refused to tell The Daily Caller if the cartoon was the reason it shut the accounts down. Twitter also wouldnt say why it hasnt taken similar action against the terror group Hamas and its supporters for tweeting Death to the Jews and other threats of violence. The suspended accounts, named @RealGazaPeace, @RealGazaPeace1 and @GazaRealStory, were all operated by 25-year-old...
  • Hostess Bankruptcy: What Role Did Policy Play?

    The demise of Hostess andTwinkiesis not a national emergency, but it is certainly sad when a major businessgoes under and thousands of peoplelose their jobs. Iffederal and state policymakers want to play a useful role here, they shouldstudy why Hostess couldnt make a go of it. Were theretaxor regulatory factors thatstood in the way of the company earning a decent rate of return?Unions werean important factor that pushed up the firms costs and reduced its operational efficiency. The policy reform here is obvious for people who appreciate market economics: repeal Americas coercive union laws. Ifpolicymakers dont kill so-called collective bargaining,...
  • Republican Forest claims win in lt. gov. race, Coleman not conceding

    11/19/2012 7:49:52 AM PST · by God'sgrrl · 17 replies
    NBC 17 ^ | November 17, 2012 | CHARLIE NORTON
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Republican Dan Forest Saturday claimed victory over Linda Coleman in the race for lieutenant governor after county boards of elections finished canvassing votes. more
  • The Economy in 2015 Might Shock You

    11/19/2012 7:44:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 19, 2012 | David Sterman
    In the summer of 2015, either one or both political parties will begin the search for their next presidential. By that time, the whole tenor of political positions will have sharply changed. At least, we can only hope so. That's because our economy is unlikely to handle three more years of gridlock, which keeps us stuck in a phase of higher government spending and shrinking revenue. Any day now, the ever-rising mountain of debt will need to be addressed. In the face of inaction, the bond market will have spoken by 2015 anyway, as "bond vigilantes" force the government to...
  • JUST 333,000 VOTES IN 4 SWING STATES WOULD HAVE GIVEN ROMNEY THE PRESIDENCY

    11/19/2012 7:42:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/18/2012 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    On November 6, 2012, 3.2 million fewer Americans voted for Mitt Romney than President Obama. 61.8 million Americans voted for Obama, while only 58.6 million voted for Romney. Despite losing the popular vote 51% to 48%--not a landslide for Obama by any means, but on the other hand not the neck and neck outcome many predicted--Mitt Romney would be President today if he had secured 333,908 more votes in four key swing states. The final electoral college count gave President Obama a wide 332 to 206 margin over Romney. 270 electoral college votes are needed to win the Presidency. Romney...
  • Top Economic Advisers Forecast World War

    11/19/2012 7:40:24 AM PST · by Perdogg · 35 replies
    Kyle Bass writes: Trillions of dollars of debts will be restructured and millions of financially prudent savers will lose large percentages of their real purchasing power at exactly the wrong time in their lives. Again, the world will not end, but the social fabric of the profligate nations will be stretched and in some cases torn. Sadly, looking back through economic history, all too often war is the manifestation of simple economic entropy played to its logical conclusion. We believe that war is an inevitable consequence of the current global economic situation.
  • Nightmare Scenarios for Obama's 2nd Term

    11/19/2012 7:38:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 19, 2012 | Mike Shedlock
    Last week I was interviewed by Constantine von Hoffman for a CBS news article on regarding economic nightmares for Obama's 2nd term. Calculated Risk was interviewed as well. His nightmare scenario is war, specifically noting the rise of Golden Dawn. Eight people were interviewed for the CBS article but the organization was maddening. Specifically, there is no way to see all 8 viewpoints of people interviewed at once. You have to click through pages one at a time. I was curious enough to do it, Calculated Risk gave up after the second click. In a clear effort to generate clicks,...
  • Fabrication Trick Offers Fivefold Leap in Hard-Disk Capacity

    11/19/2012 7:38:08 AM PST · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | November 16, 2012 | By Tom Simonite
    Current hard-drive designs are reaching their limit in data storage, but a new manufacturing technique could allow drive capacities to keep expanding. A technique that enables the nanopatterned layers that store data in hard disk drives to assemble themselves has been improved to better suit mass production, and could enable disks that store five times as much data as the largest available today. Using self-assembly instead of machines that print or etch out features has long been considered a potential solution to a looming barrier to expanding the capacity of hard-disk designs. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin...
  • Source: Mass. offers tuition break for immigrants

    11/19/2012 7:34:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | November 19, 2012 | BOB SALSBERG
    BOSTON (AP) Gov. Deval Patrick wants to allow some illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates to attend Massachusetts state colleges and universities. A senior administration official tells The Associated Press that Patrick will send a letter to the state Board of Higher Education on Monday instructing schools to grant the resident tuition rate to illegal immigrants who obtain a work permit through a new federal program instituted by President Barack Obama.