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  • Comedian Jenny Johnson 'Receiving Death Threats' Following Chris Brown Twitter Argument

    11/27/2012 5:20:51 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    Entertainment Wise ^ | November 27, 2012 | Natalie Palmer
    American comedian Jenny Johnson claims she has been receiving death threats via Twitter from angry Chris Brown fans. The pair got into a heated Twitter spat over the weekend where she blasted the singer for appearing "unapologetic" about his assault on ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009. "I have zero respect for a person who seems unapologetic for the terrible crime he committed and shows no signs of changing", Johnson tweeted on Sunday. However, Chris didn't react in the best possible way, calling the female comedian obscene names and threatening to defecate on her eyeball as she performed sexual acts on him....
  • What I Saw During Operation Pillar of Defense

    11/27/2012 5:18:21 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 14 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 11/27/2012 | Nira Lee
    The eight days of Operation "Pillar of Defense" have been some of the hardest I have ever known physically and emotionally. The college student from Arizona would never have thought it possible to work 20 hours a day, fueled only by adrenaline and longing for just an hour of sleep on a shelter floor -- wearing the same filthy uniform because changing, much less showering, wouldn't allow me to get to a shelter in time when the next rocket barrage hit. And no, wearing the green uniform does not mean that you aren't afraid when the sirens sound. Had you...
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday November 27, 2012

    11/27/2012 5:12:49 AM PST · by SoothingDave · 57 replies
    Word For The Day, November 27, 2012 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". salad days -n a period of youthful inexperience:
  • My porn addiction

    11/27/2012 5:09:42 AM PST · by IbJensen · 105 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/27/2012 | John Jalsavek
    November 26, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - It was in the mid 90s that we began to hear a whole lot about this new thing called “the Internet,” which could answer all of mankind’s deepest questions. At around the same time I hit puberty and began to spend my time moping about pondering the age-old riddle of what, exactly, women look like underneath their clothing. Evidently at some point I put two and two together and punched the appropriate keywords into the prehistoric version of Google, with spectacular results. So far so good, and if it had stopped there, the experiment might...
  • Smile! You Support Hamas!

    11/27/2012 5:09:10 AM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 27, 2012 | Andrew Marcus
    The institutional left and their progressive media organs have been busy weaving the narrative that President Obama’s re-election is a mandate to raise taxes. Republicans in Congress have been busy acquiescing to this narrative and it looks like all of that bipartisan busy work is going to pay off and taxes are going up. As someone famous once said, “Elections have consequences.” If one of the consequences of the President’s re-election is the Tax Mandate, surely there are other mandates to be spun. And as if on schedule, the events of recent weeks in Israel reveal another consequence of President...
  • Hollywood’s Casual Anti-Semitism

    11/27/2012 5:06:42 AM PST · by SJackson · 30 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 27, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Several years ago, I interviewed noted producer Leonard Goldberg for my book on liberalism in television, Primetime Propaganda. Goldberg, noting my Jewish surname, asked me why I thought so many Jews in Hollywood didn’t care about Israel. He said he was shocked by the lack of pro-Israel Jews in town. My answer was simple: most Jews in Hollywood aren’t religious, feel no connection with the Torah, and have no interest in the State of Israel. In fact, they feel that they can gain credibility by bashing the State of Israel, demonstrating that they are world citizens rather than parochial tribalists....
  • Re-Arming Gaza’s Terrorists

    11/27/2012 5:03:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 27, 2012 | Joseph Klein
    President Obama pushed Israel into accepting a ceasefire arrangement with Hamas, which was engineered by Hamas’s Muslim Brotherhood patron, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. Under the terms of the ceasefire, Israel is supposed to negotiate, through Egyptian intermediaries, an easing of border restrictions between Gaza and Israel. This would be the same Egyptian government that had sent its prime minister to Gaza to express solidarity with Hamas during the fighting. Hamas, on the other hand, is not required to give up its remaining stockpile of Iranian-supplied weapons, nor to commit to cease all further imports of Iranian missiles or missile parts....
  • The Noose Around Israel's Neck

    11/27/2012 4:55:13 AM PST · by expat1000 · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | November 26, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Israel is being hanged on a public gallows erected on the grounds of the United Nations with yards of rope gleefully supplied by the Muslim world. But the hangmen are mostly Westerners who still think that the Muslim lynch mob at their doorstep can be pacified with the death of a single victim. There are three things you can do when you are about to be hanged. You can walk proudly, recite a glorious line or two to embed your martyrdom in historical memory, and then allow yourself to be hanged. Jews have an extensive body of experience with that...
  • Sore Winners

    11/27/2012 4:48:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | Mona Charen
    Post-election season is a time for healing, for putting aside the rancor of a long campaign and rediscovering what unites us. It has not been that way this year. Prudence, one would think, if not generosity of spirit, should impel Democrats to be magnanimous in victory. Romney did receive about 48 percent of the vote. A little modesty among the winners would seem to be in order. Instead, the gloating has been extravagant. Worse, liberals have gorged themselves on the same junk food they enjoyed during the campaign and cannot seem to resist under any circumstances -- slandering their opponents....
  • Democrats Refuse To Compromise On Spending

    11/27/2012 4:47:53 AM PST · by LD Jackson · 12 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 11/27/12 | LD Jackson
    I wrote yesterday how some GOP lawmakers were announcing their willingness to abandon the "no new tax" pledge they made to Grover Norquist. Most, if not all, of them said they would consider compromising on taxes and new revenue, only if serious entitlement reform was part of any package agreed to by both parties. Clearly, the pressure is on the Republicans to compromise their hardline stance on raising taxes, with no mention of cutting spending. President Obama announced yesterday that he wanted to prevent Republicans from ruining Christmas for the middle class. That is what would happen, said the President,...
  • The "fiscal cliff" isn't a cliff at all

    11/27/2012 4:46:21 AM PST · by tobyhill · 10 replies
    CBS ^ | 11/27/2012 | By BRIAN MONTOPOLI, ALAIN SHERTER
    You're going to be hearing the phrase "fiscal cliff" a lot over the next few weeks: The phrase has emerged as a shorthand way to describe the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts set to start kicking in at the end of the year. Lawmakers are now feverishly negotiating over how to keep many of those spending cuts and tax increases from kicking in - to keep from what is often described as "going off the fiscal cliff." Yet if no deal comes, the nation won't actually be going over a metaphorical cliff. The word cliff implies an all-or-nothing...
  • All Bets Are Off! Intrade Cuts Off US Customers

    11/27/2012 4:45:37 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 8 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11-27 | Reuters
    Prediction market Intrade, which allows spectators to bet on subjects ranging from entertainment to elections, said on Monday it will no longer accept U.S. customers because of what it called legal and regulatory pressures. Intrade, based in Dublin, Ireland, announced the decision on its website hours after the U.S. commodities regulator sued the exchange's owner, alleging it allowed unauthorized trading by U.S. customers. U.S. customers must close their accounts and withdraw all funds by the end of the year, according to the statement. "We understand this announcement may come as a surprise and a disappointment, and we apologize for the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem,(11/27/12)[Prayer]

    11/27/2012 4:43:13 AM PST · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/27/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New Journey…The Names of God in The Scriptures Moshi'a....The saviorIsaiah 43:11 I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no Savior. (Isa 43:11)
  • Pravda: Illiterate Society Reelected Obama

    11/27/2012 4:39:55 AM PST · by scottfactor · 23 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 11/27/12 | Gina Miller
      The following was written by Gina Miller. Her opinions don’t necessarily reflect those of ScottFactor.com, but because they're here, they probably do.   Throughout most of the twentieth century, the Pravda newspaper was roughly the Russian equivalent of our leftist, state-controlled “mainstream” media, publishing only regime-approved, Communist party line content. Since undergoing a change in ownership in the early 1990s, it now offers warnings against the communism that infected the former Soviet Union and caused the deaths of millions of Russian citizens. Despite the warnings of history and those who have lived under its iron fist, communism has come...
  • Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

    11/27/2012 4:37:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | David Limbaugh
    One of the largest elephants in the GOP's post-election room is the fate of Christian and other social conservatives. Party honchos can't just wish this problem away -- or, maybe they can. There has been increasing hostility toward Christian involvement in politics, and the animus hasn't been solely from the left. To be sure, Democrats have taken the lead, demonizing conservative Christians as science-challenged scolds who don't care about women's "reproductive rights," but there is plenty of antipathy from certain elements within the Republican Party, as well. Many establishment and some libertarian Republicans have long looked upon Christian conservatives with...
  • 7 Reasons To Be Optimistic About America's Future

    11/27/2012 4:33:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | John Hawkins
    Although studies show that we conservatives are usually happier and more optimistic than most about our personal lives, we also tend to be a bit more pessimistic than the average person about the country. We look at our unsustainable level of spending, the dramatically expanding, increasingly lawless welfare state, encouragement of tribalism and class hatred as a political tactic, hostility towards Christianity, schools that teach socialism and liberalism, the morally bankrupt entertainment industry and the reelection of a man who may have had the single worst performance as President of anyone in our nation's history and we quite naturally fear...
  • U.S. stock futures wobble; fiscal cliff, data eyed

    11/27/2012 4:27:55 AM PST · by John W · 7 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | Barbara Kollmeyer
    MADRID (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock-market futures were largely heading lower on Tuesday, with news of a Greek-aid deal providing limited help for sentiment as investors refocused on fiscal-cliff worries. A heavy data day includes durable-goods orders and the consumer-confidence index. Away from politics, a heavy data lineup was in store for Tuesday, kicking off with durable-goods orders for October at 8:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch are forecasting the figure to show a decline of 0.4% in October, after a 9.9% rise the prior month. Hurricane Sandy, business concerns about the U.S. fiscal cliff and seasonal swings...
  • I Told You So Redux

    11/27/2012 4:27:31 AM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | John Ransom
    Today we get to check in again on the economic and stock market forecast that I penned back on December 23rd, 2011. Yeah. I know. You all are used to my dazzling wit, political acumen, and my stylish turns of phrase. But really, I know quite a bit about finance too, even if I use my finance superpowers only on occasion and prefer to be the ringmaster here at Townhall Finance.The slowdown that I predicted at that time has been a little less than my expectations. Right now GDP is coming in a little higher than I thought. But the second half is only...
  • RUSSIANS CUT OFF MORE NAZI TROOPS; TAKE DOZEN TOWNS, GAIN IN STALINGRAD (11/27/42)

    11/27/2012 4:23:18 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 12 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/27/42 | Ralph Parker, Hanson W. Baldwin
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  • Fox News ends interview abruptly when guest slams network

    11/27/2012 4:16:03 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 67 replies
    Zap2it ^ | November 26, 2012 | Molly Chance
    A Fox News anchor abruptly ended an interview when the guest criticized the news network. Jon Scott was interviewing Thomas Ricks about his book, "The Generals" when Ricks accused Fox News of hyping up the recent attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi. According to the AP, Scott questioned Ricks as to why he would make such a claim when the attack resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including Christopher Stevens - the first U.S. Ambassador assassinated in more than three decades. Ricks asserted the incident amounted to a "small firefight" and said, "I think that the emphasis on...