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  • (Video) Respecting the Office of the Presidency - Analyzing Beck's "Obama in Pee Pee"

    11/29/2012 5:50:32 AM PST · by publius321 · 31 replies
    The Leftists are angry about Glenn Beck's popular art work titled "Obama in Pee Pee". Suddenly they have revived their platitudes about "respecting the office of the presidency"... (video)
  • Lindsay Lohan arrested, accused of punching woman

    11/29/2012 5:50:26 AM PST · by Perdogg · 18 replies
    Lindsay Lohan was arrested early Thursday morning in New York after an altercation with a woman at a Chelsea nightclub. She was charged with assaulting the woman at Club Avenue, police say.
  • After the Election: What Lies Ahead (Long)

    11/29/2012 5:46:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 1 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 28, 2012
    Editor’s note: Below is the video and transcript of a special session of the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s 2012 Restoration Weekend dedicated to the 2012 election. Restoration Weekend took place Nov. 15th-18th at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. PAUL ERICKSON: Ladies and gentlemen, pals and gals, children of all ages, welcome to After the Election, What Lies Ahead with Congressman Louie Gohmert and Congressman Allen West. And we have a bonus walk-on. Who is that strange from Minnesota? My name is Paul Erickson. I’m a private businessman. I build cities all over the world, but in my private...
  • Sen Jim DeMint (R-SC) won't rule out 2016 White House Bid

    11/29/2012 5:45:59 AM PST · by Perdogg · 31 replies
    Speaking on WMAL's Morning Mall, South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint said that he has no intentions of running for President in 2016, but did not rule it out completely saying to the effect that 'no one knows what he or she is going to do four years from now'. He said he had 'a lot of work to do' in the Senate in the next four years. He is an american treasure.
  • Avoiding the Inevitable in Gaza

    11/29/2012 5:44:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 28, 2012 | Joseph Puder
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Avoiding the Inevitable in GazaPosted By Joseph Puder On November 28, 2012 @ 12:15 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments The Israeli security cabinet also known as “The Nine” recently met to decide on the next course of action to be taken in the Gaza war.  At the same time, a string of foreign officials arrived in Israel, including the Foreign Ministers of France and Germany, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Tony Blair, special representative of the Quartet to the Middle East, as well as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  All of...
  • The Biggest Economic Story of 2013... [not the fiscal cliff]

    11/29/2012 5:44:14 AM PST · by 1rudeboy · 8 replies
    Coyote Blog (Dispatches from a Small Business) ^ | November 28, 2012 | Warren Meyer
    Sorry, but it is not the fiscal cliff. It is the complete shift in the US labor model, at least in the service sector, due to Obamacare. Here is what I am doing for the rest of the year -- working with every manager in my company so that as of January 1, 2013, none of our employees are working more than 28 hours a week. I think most readers know the reason -- we have got to get our company under 50 full time employees or else I am facing a bill from Obamacare in 2014 that will be...
  • Give Obama what he wants: Implosion is exactly what America needs in order to find its fiscal way

    11/29/2012 5:44:12 AM PST · by Perseverando · 75 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | November 29, 2012 | Klaus Rohrich
    The best thing the Republicans could do right now is to give Obama everything that he wants. Those of us who think, rather than feel, understand that Obama’s course will end up with the United States going bankrupt, because there isn’t enough money on the planet, much less the US, to pay for all the goodies the Democrats want to bestow on their favored constituents. Just to give you an example of how hopeless the situation is, the combined net worth of the Forbes list of America’s 400 wealthiest people is just over $1.7 trillion. So if you confiscate 100%...
  • The Serbian village that's warning of a vampire on the loose

    11/29/2012 5:42:46 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 13 replies
    theweek.com ^ | 11/28/2012 | Lauren Hansen
    Residents of the western Serbian village of Zarozje reportedly received a unique public health warning recently, when the town's mayor cautioned that a vampire was on the loose. That is not a joke, and the people of Zarozje are taking heed and stocking up on garlic bulbs and crosses. Here, a brief guide to this bizarre tale: Who is this supposed vampire? His name is Sava Savanovic. Local legend has it that long ago, he lived in an old water mill on the village's Rogacica River. He reportedly preyed on unsuspecting visitors who stopped by the mill in search of...
  • CARTOON: Lost Soul Train

    11/29/2012 5:40:25 AM PST · by daletoons · 11 replies
    Out of Order Blog ^ | 11-29-12 | Dale
    There's stupid and then there's CELEBRITY STUPID. At last week's Soul Train Awards show, Jamie Foxx, apparently high on hopium, declared Barack Obama to be Lord and Savior. More disturbingly, the crowd reacted with enthusiastic support for his allegedly jocular blasphemy. When 95% of African-American church members have no problem casting a vote in favor of a president with such screamingly anti-Christian policies, something is way wrong. Even fraudulent elections have consequences.
  • Five theories about Obama’s meeting with Romney

    11/29/2012 5:40:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    Constitution Center ^ | November 29, 2012 | Scott Bomboy
    ... Obama is having Mitt Romney over for lunch on Thursday and their meeting is already generating a lot of buzz. Here are five theories about the White House’s motives.... 1. Obama is extending a common courtesy... 2. Obama will offer Romney a Cabinet job... 3. Obama will enlist Romney in the fiscal cliff debate... 4. Obama wants Romney’s advice on business issues... 5. Obama wants closure on the 2012 presidential election, or something else?....
  • The French Connection – To Anti-Semitism

    11/29/2012 5:40:01 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 11-29-12 | Ari Lieberman
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - The French Connection – To Anti-SemitismPosted By Ari Lieberman On November 29, 2012 @ 12:46 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments When it comes to the Jews, the French have a long, checkered history of treachery. French anti-Semitism is well known and deeply embedded in French culture. It therefore comes as no surprise that France will likely be the first major Western power to recognize Palestinian statehood, according to a statement released by the French Foreign Ministry.No doubt, the continued Arab migration to France and the influence Muslims wield in that spineless country...
  • Whiny Atheists Protest Charlie Brown Christmas Special

    11/29/2012 5:38:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2012 | Doug Giles
    The atheists I grew up with in Texas were a tad bit pluckier than today’s lardy hagfish atheists who file lawsuits every winter when they see a child wrapped in swaddling clothes. Yep, the anti-theists I used to hang out with in the Lone Star state were rugged individualists who were so busy milking this existence that they didn’t have time to bleat like a stuck sheep because a plastic baby Jesus statue endangered their delicate beliefs. My other non-believing buddies who weren’t the robust Hemingway types were usually heady stoners who were into physics, Pink Floyd and Frisbee and...
  • The Problem With Multiculturalism

    11/29/2012 5:31:34 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | November 29, 2012 | David Solway
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - The Problem With MulticulturalismPosted By David Solway On November 29, 2012 @ 12:48 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments Most conservative observers are of the opinion that multiculturalism as it has been understood and practiced is nothing short of a social and economic disaster. And it must be said they are largely, if not entirely, correct. The multicultural project in its contemporary form suffers from two grievous flaws: the filter is too wide, allowing into the country unskilled people who are poorly equipped to participate in a modern, technologically oriented economy and who...
  • Reuters Thinks Going From 100% to 35% Tax Rate Will Be a Burden for Cubans

    11/29/2012 5:31:34 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 4 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 29, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Reuters somehow can't recognize a 100% tax rate even when it is right under their noses in their own article. Reporter Marc Frank apparently thinks that going to a 35% tax rate would somehow be more of a burden for Cubans than their current tax rate which is 100%. Frank even wrote about the 100% tax rate but absurdly didn't recognize the fact that total confiscation of revenue is the same thing: Under the old system, large and small state-run companies, which accounted for more than 90 percent of economic activity, simply handed over all their revenues to the government,...
  • Just What Was Fundamentally Wrong with Bolshevism?

    11/29/2012 5:29:21 AM PST · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 29, 2012 | Steven Plaut
    I recently read the new biography of Trotsky by Oxford don Robert Service, published in 2009 by Pan Books. It is well-written and surprisingly interesting. The book does a great public service in describing the life of the actual Trotsky, whose previous “biographies” were little more than hagiographies written by his toady worshippers (people like Isaac Deutscher). The last time that I had taken any interest in Trotsky was when I was a teenager and had fleeting delusions of believing in “socialism.” Reading the new book as an adult and as an economist, I found it a useful opportunity to...
  • The Madness Of A Lost Society

    11/29/2012 5:27:37 AM PST · by BCW
    Zero Hedge ^ | 28 NOV 2012 | Mike Krieger
    While we are very far gone at the moment as a society, never forget there are millions of people out there fighting for what is right and we will succeed in ushering in a new and more positive era for life on earth. These 11 minutes are well worth your time.
  • More Settled Science: Wrong about Ice Melt in Greenland, Sea-Rise

    11/29/2012 5:25:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2012 | John Ransom
    New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences tends to now show that ice melt estimates previously calculated for Greenland have not significantly accelerated- as has been previously postulated- nor has the melt contributed in a meaningful way to the rise of sea levels. Recently, much of the destruction on the east coast as a consequence of Super-Mega-Hurricane Sandy Gore was blamed on the rise in sea-levels, which have been blamed on…drum roll…global warming.The newest revelation, amongst many in the last several years that have muffled the global warming chants of  “settled science, settled science, settled...
  • State gun sales on track for record-shattering year

    11/29/2012 5:22:08 AM PST · by rellimpank · 8 replies
    Madison.com ^ | 29 nov 2012 | StevenElbow
    Brisk Black Friday gun sales added to the record-setting gun-buying year coming to a close in Wisconsin. While gun purchases set a record nationally on Black Friday, Wisconsin's peak gun-buying frenzy stretched for months following the adoption of the state’s concealed carry law, which went into effect on Nov. 1 last year. The state’s handgun hot line, which gun dealers call to get background checks to see if prospective handgun buyers are barred from owning guns because of felony status or mental health reasons, is having a record-shattering year. As of Tuesday, the hot line had received 117,379 request
  • Obama the job-killing owl-killer

    11/29/2012 5:21:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Register Citizen ^ | November 28, 2012 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    Welcome to the pretzel logic of liberal environmental protection: In order to “save” owls, the Obama administration is going to shoot them dead. This is not — I repeat not — an Onion parody. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the White House released a big fat policy turkey: its final critical habitat rule for the endangered northern spotted owl. The Obama plan will lock up 9.6 million acres of land (mostly, but not all, federal) in Oregon, Washington and northern California. This is nearly double the acreage set aside by the Bush administration. Thousands of timber workers (along with untold thousands...
  • The Governing Class and the Decline of America

    11/29/2012 5:20:40 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 29th, 2012 | Steve McCann
    The United States will not reverse its descent into the abyss of financial and societal bankruptcy until the current political and governing establishment is replaced. That will not happen until the American people, who have been deliberately ill-educated and deceived, experience first-hand the early stages of the turmoil and suffering extant in Europe and elsewhere. While professing to care for the interests of the average person the underlying motivation for the vast majority of the governing class or Establishment is first and foremost self-aggrandizement and the acquisition of wealth.
  • The Scariest Chart of the Quarter: Student Debt Bubble Pops as 90+ Day Delinquency Rate is Parabolic

    11/29/2012 5:18:13 AM PST · by No One Special · 29 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | November 27, 2012 | Tyler Durden
    We have already discussed the student loan bubble, and its popping previously, most extensively in this article. Today, we get the Q3 consumer credit breakdown update courtesy of the NY Fed's quarterly credit breakdown. And it is quite ghastly. As of September 30, Federal (not total, just Federal) rose to a gargantuan $956 billion, an increase of $42 billion in the quarter - the biggest quarterly update since 2006.But this is no surprise to anyone who read our latest piece on the topic. What also shouldn't be a surprise, at least to our readers who read about it here first,...
  • Minnesota Taxpayers Challenge State Abortion Funding

    11/29/2012 5:13:59 AM PST · by rhema
    Citizen Link ^ | November 28, 2012 | Bethany Monk
    Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) attorneys filed a lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of two Minnesota taxpayers challenging the state’s unauthorized use of state funds being used for elective abortions. The plaintiffs in Walker v. Jesson are suing to prevent the state from using public funds to pay for non-therapeutic abortions on indigent women. The Minnesota Legislature passed a statute in the late 1970s limiting the abortions it would pay for, and also banned taxpayer funding for elective abortions. In 1995, the state Supreme Court struck down part of the statute, ruling that the state cannot withhold state funding for abortions that...
  • Hamas: Killing Jews is worship of Allah (...latest anti-Semitic statement: 'This is Quranic Islam')

    11/29/2012 5:09:19 AM PST · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Their words, not mine. Israel’s latest defensive action in Gaza has led to an ugly new outpouring of Jew-hatred across the globe. So many devout Muslims calling for jihad in the cause of Islam, so few “moderates” denouncing the devout. So many “misunderstanders” of Islam, so few “moderates” speaking out against the millions of “misunderstanders.” It is not surprising – because Jew hatred is a religious mandate under Islam. During Operation Pillar of Defense, Hamas broadcast a video on its official Al-Aqsa TV station saying, “Killing Jews is worship that draws us close to Allah.” IPT News reported Monday that...
  • Wait, I Didn't Vote For That! ...Uh, Yes You Did (Classic Jim Quinn Rant)

    11/29/2012 5:04:20 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | November 8, 2012 | Jim Quinn
    Jim Quinn explains to Obama supporters what they actually voted for.
  • Nigerian Muslim group slaughters 20 young women in their college dorm

    11/29/2012 5:00:05 AM PST · by Perseverando · 10 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | November 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Obama say, "respect it!" And how depraved is President Obama and in the tank for jihad? He refuses to designate Boko Haram a terror organization. Boko Haram means "books bad," or Western education is sinful. "Nigerian Muslim group slaughters 20 young women" Digital Journal (thanks to Armaros via Blazing Cat Fur) Maiduguri - Friday, about a day after 10 men were killed in Maiduguri, at least 20 women, some clad in mini-skirts and others in slacks, were slaughtered in their Maiduguri homes and college dormitories. While members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization are suspected of committing the heinous terrorist...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(11/29/12)[Prayer]

    11/29/2012 4:54:09 AM PST · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/29/12 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. God Bless America!
  • You know you're in trouble when …(Joseph Farah notes Communists' glee over Obama re-election)

    11/29/2012 4:53:00 AM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    You know you’re in trouble as a nation when the Communist Party USA is openly celebrating the re-election of the president. And that is exactly what is happening in late November 2012. The Stalinists are calling Barack Obama’s win a “victory for the people.” As a former communist (note small c), I can translate that for you. It means a “victory for communism – or, more precisely, a victory for the party.” Just listen to some of the hyperbolic and ecstatic rhetoric: “We meet on the heels of an enormous people’s victory. It was a long and bitterly contested battle...
  • I’m Not Sure What Republicans Stand For in Congress

    11/29/2012 4:50:07 AM PST · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/28/2012 | Erick Erickson
    I was once an elected Republican. There isn’t much that the Republican Party has to do with trash collection, but I was a Republican on the Macon, Georgia City Council and I supported trash collection privatization. It wasn’t the Republican thing to do. It was the conservative thing to do. It was the right thing to do. Multiple times it had been tried and multiple times it had saved taxpayer dollars. There aren’t a lot of Republican positions at the local level. There aren’t a lot of Democrat positions at the local level. There are conservative and liberal positions. There...
  • It's The Spending, Stupid

    11/29/2012 4:49:16 AM PST · by LD Jackson · 6 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 11/29/12 | LD Jackson
    Did I miss the announcement? Are we in the midst of another election, without being aware of it? Oh, wait, this isn't an election. It's just President Obama in campaign mode, as he tries to push the campaign of rhetoric he has been using to sell Americans on the idea that the only way out of our fiscal doldrums is to soak the rich for even more taxes than they are already paying. Many Republicans are giving notice that they may be willing to compromise their principles on taxes, if the right deal can be reached on spending cuts. Meanwhile,...
  • Entrepreneurship up 60 percent in U.S. since last year [Pravda! Alert]

    11/29/2012 4:47:43 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 29, 2012 | Mohana Ravindranath
    Entrepreneurial activity is up 60 percent in the United States over last year, reaching its highest level since 2005, according to a new report. About 12.3 percent of U.S. adults —around 29 million —are involved in entrepreneurial activity, the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor issued by Babson College and Baruch College reported. This rise marks the the first uptick in Americans starting or running new businesses since 2008.
  • The invisible establishment Republicans (...the type of person no one admits to being)

    11/29/2012 4:44:33 AM PST · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Robert Ringer
    Snip: So, contrary to what many Republicans believe, Barack Obama is not the problem. He is but a symptom of the problem. Over the past hundred years or so, the United States government has been infiltrated by lots of communists. That’s nothing new. But in the days of yore, Republicans and Democrats worked to track down the commies, root them out and, in the case of the Rosenbergs, even execute them. Let’s face it, on a level playing field, a communist is no match for a true patriot who is passionate about liberty. But therein lies the problem. Today, not...
  • Word For The Day, Thursday, November 29, 2012 – anacoluthon

    11/29/2012 4:43:43 AM PST · by secret garden · 60 replies
    dictionaries ad nauseam | 29 November 2012 | Thursday'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". anacoluthon \an-uh-kuh-LOO-thon\, noun1. A construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as It makes me so—I just get angry.2. An instance of anacoluthia. Example sentences: She employed, not from any refinement of style, but in order to correct her imprudences, abrupt breaches of syntax not unlike that figure which the grammarians call anacoluthon or some such name.-- Marcel Proust, The Remembrance of Things Past Sometimes there is no main verb at all, or...
  • Sandy blasts $80B hole through debt talks(So it costs $80bn- but why do other states p/u tab?)

    11/29/2012 4:42:25 AM PST · by bestintxas · 55 replies
    the hill ^ | 11/29/12 | e wasson
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Northeastern lawmakers are seeking $80 billion from Congress to pay for damage caused by Superstorm Sandy — a demand that could wreak havoc on negotiations for a deal on the deficit. Bloomberg (I) traveled to the Capitol on Wednesday to press lawmakers to approve the $80 billion supplemental appropriations bill — without offsets and with new levels of flexibility — to aid the recovery of New York and New Jersey. Senators from the two states are also urging the White House to seek a sweeping aid package next week when it asks Congress to...
  • Trading principle for power (...Republican lawmakers reneging on no-tax-hike pledge)

    11/29/2012 4:38:02 AM PST · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Andrew Napolitano
    When President Obama won re-election last month by a larger margin than even his most fervent supporters had expected, though with fewer popular votes than he received in 2008, most commentators initially opined that not much had changed in Washington. The president would remain in the White House for another four years, the Democrats would keep control of the Senate, and the House would stay in Republican hands. Most Republicans re-elected to both houses of Congress had publicly pledged not to vote to raise taxes under any circumstances. And most of those Republicans have adhered to that promise – until...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem911/29/12)[Prayer]

    11/29/2012 4:37:54 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 11/29/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New Journey…The Names of God in The Scriptures Malakh Adonai: מַלְאַךְ יהוה "The Angel of the LORD"Exodus 3:1,2 ...Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed.
  • The Tyranny of Good Intentions at U.S. Colleges

    11/29/2012 4:37:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2012 | Michael Barone
    In 1902, journalist Lincoln Steffens wrote a book called "The Shame of the Cities." At the time, Americans took pride in big cities, with their towering skyscrapers, productive factories and prominent cultural institutions. Steffens showed there were some rotten things underneath the gleaming veneers -- corrupt local governments and political machines, aided and abetted by business leaders. In recent weeks, two books have appeared about another of America's gleaming institutions, our colleges and universities, either of which could be subtitled "The Shame of the Universities." In "Mismatch," law professor Richard Sander and journalist Stuart Taylor expose, in the words of...
  • Parting Company

    11/29/2012 4:36:02 AM PST · by IbJensen · 30 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 11/28/2012 | Walter Williams
    For decades, it has been obvious that there are irreconcilable differences between Americans who want to control the lives of others and those who wish to be left alone. Which is the more peaceful solution: Americans using the brute force of government to beat liberty-minded people into submission or simply parting company? In a marriage, where vows are ignored and broken, divorce is the most peaceful solution. Similarly, our constitutional and human rights have been increasingly violated by a government instituted to protect them. Americans who support constitutional abrogation have no intention of mending their ways. Since Barack Obama's re-election,...
  • In Sandy's wake, Isaiah 9:10 mantra reverberates: 'We will rebuild. We will recover,'...

    11/29/2012 4:31:13 AM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Staff
    WASHINGTON – It would be natural for state and city officials to talk about rebuilding after the devastation of the New York City area by Hurricane Sandy. But what is catching the eye and ear of those who have read “The Harbinger” and viewed “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment” is the similarity of the remarks to those that reverberate throughout the bestselling book and movie and how they echo the words of the leaders of ancient Israel before that nation was judged and destroyed. First it was New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said at the site of Ground Zero: “This...
  • In Praise Of The Rat

    11/29/2012 4:30:19 AM PST · by AtlasStalled
    Friends of Ours ^ | 11/28/12 | Friends of Ours
    The defense strategy in mob trials is so predictable: attack the government witness as an unlikeble rat, and claim the testimony is motivated by a deal to avoid prison for his own crimes. This strategy was at play in the ongoing trial targeting the Philadelphia Mafia when mobster-turned-informant Louis "Bent Finger Lou" Monacello was cross-examined as reported by Dave Schratwieser for WTXF. And last week the defense lawyer for reputed Genovese capo Anthony "Rom" Romanello also pulled this well-worn page from the playbook to cross-examine flipped Bonanno boss Joseph "Big Joey" Massino as reported by the New York Post: "You...
  • 5 Dirty Little Secrets About the Bush Tax Cuts

    11/29/2012 4:28:56 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 14 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 11/29/2012 | John Merline
    It´s been more than 10 years since President Bush signed his first round of tax cuts into law. And in the years since, those cuts have been the source of constant attacks. [snip] But a decade of debate and discussion has managed to shed little light on what the Bush tax cuts actually did. So as the debate heats up once again as part of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations, it´s worth taking the time to highlight some of the things most people never knew about the Bush-era tax cuts.
  • America Has No Foreign Policy

    11/29/2012 4:28:14 AM PST · by expat1000 · 5 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Nov 28, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The United States of America has a State Department, it has row after row of people who speak badly every language from Arabic to Swahili badly, and it has rich donors who take on the task of acting as ambassadors to some foreign country every four to eight years. There are think-tanks, actual tanks and institutes dedicated to turning out papers on foreign policy. And despite all this, or perhaps because of all this, the country still has no foreign policy. Americans are by nature isolationist. American leaders, since Woodrow Wilson dumped ashes from his pipe on the Oval Office...
  • RED FORCES BREAK THROUGH GERMAN LINES IN THREE PLACES ON THE NEW FRONT AT RZHEV (11/29/42)

    11/29/2012 4:23:56 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 12 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 11/29/42 | Ralph Parker, Raymond Daniell, James MacDonald, Foster Hailey, Hanson W. Baldwin
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  • Bankrupt State University

    11/29/2012 4:21:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Many of my friends and readers are disheartened by recent cultural and political trends. Many blame our universities and wonder whether we can ever restore sanity in our nation, given that the enemy seems to control the modern university. They see no chance to win in the war of ideas as long as they are forced to support the public university and, therefore, forced to fund a war against their own cherished values. But I know something they don't know. The public university that has declined so steadily in recent years will cease to exist in just a few short...
  • Man caught on video making fun of girl with cerebral palsy sentenced to jail

    11/29/2012 4:21:09 AM PST · by Morgana · 68 replies
    RTV6 ^ | 11.29.2012 | RTV6
    CANTON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio man caught on video apparently making fun of a young girl with cerebral palsy has been sentenced to a month in jail. William Bailey, 43, was sentenced to the maximum sentence after pleading no contest Tuesday to reduced misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and aggravated menacing, court officials said. Bailey was caught on cellphone video at a school bus stop making fun of how the 10-year-old disabled girl walks. The video was then widely disseminated on the Internet and local TV news, the (Canton) Repository reported
  • Leading House GOP figure's compromise plan gets shot down (No Cuts, No Deal!)

    11/29/2012 4:19:56 AM PST · by tobyhill · 5 replies
    cnn ^ | 11/29/2012 | Deirdre Walsh
    House Speaker John Boehner and other conservatives shot down a proposal from a senior congressional Republican who suggested that his GOP colleagues break from their firm anti-tax position and agree to a demand from Democrats to immediately renew middle-class tax cuts. Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma, a member of the leadership team that helps round up House votes, told fellow GOP lawmakers that he thought they should, as a matter of political strategy, extend just the tax-rate cuts for those making $250,000 or less before the end of the year -- a position being pushed by President Barack Obama and...
  • Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen in Lancaster County permitted to continue church bulletin discount

    11/29/2012 4:18:31 AM PST · by SECURE AMERICA · 24 replies
    The Patriot News ^ | November 28, 2012 | Sue Gleiter
    Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen restaurant in Lancaster County will continue offering its Sunday church bulletin discount, despite a complaint the promotion discriminates against faith. Earlier this year, John Wolff of Lancaster County filed the complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission saying the Louisiana-inspired restaurant in Columbia should not give 10 percent discounts to diners who bring in church bulletins on Sundays. At the time, Wolff, who is an atheist and member of the Freedom from Religion Foundation said, “I bear them no ill will, but they shouldn’t be pushing religion." After an investigation, the Human Relations Commission recommended both...
  • Fools, failures and the fiscal cliff: Erik Rush...faux conservatives to be thrown under the bus

    11/29/2012 4:16:49 AM PST · by Perseverando · 3 replies
    WND ^ | November 28, 2012 | Eriik Rush
    Although it requires a measure of contrition on my part, I have become willing to consider that my days of advocating the advancement of conservatism from within the Republican Party may be over. In light of the deportment of Republican leaders since the general election, it is difficult not to see their methods and motives of recent years in a whole new light. After coming under specious race- and gender-baiting fire for criticizing U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s serial deception on television news shows following the Sept. 11, 2012, murder of our foreign service personnel in Benghazi, Republican Sens. John McCain...
  • Buffettitis -- Is There a Cure?

    11/29/2012 4:15:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2012 | Larry Elder
    Once again, billionaire investor Warren Buffett urges his fellow high-on-the-hoggers to pay more in taxes. "Only in Grover Norquist's imagination," says Buffett, do taxes make much of a difference in how people invest. "So let's forget about the rich and ultra-rich going on strike and stuffing their ample funds under their mattresses if -- gasp -- capital gains rates and ordinary income rates are increased. The ultra-rich, including me, will forever pursue investment opportunities. ... "We need Congress, right now, to enact a minimum tax on high incomes. I would suggest 30 percent of taxable income between $1 million and...
  • Catholics United v. The Knights of Columbus

    11/29/2012 4:11:01 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 17 replies
    http://www.theird.org/page.aspx?pid=2150 ^ | November 26, 2012 | Kieran Raval
    The Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic fraternal order, is under attack by Catholics United, a “non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting the message of justice and the common good found at the heart of the Catholic Social Tradition”. Catholics United, upset that the Knights of Columbus has donated money to promote and protect the institution of marriage, delivered a petition to the order’s headquarters in New Haven, CT last week. Catholics United accuses the Knights of engaging in right-wing politicking and becoming a front for the GOP. Furthermore, the group tries to causally link the Knights’ support of marriage...
  • Why is Obama getting away with the Susan Rice distraction?

    11/29/2012 4:08:49 AM PST · by reaganator · 30 replies
    A sitting President of the United States not only failed to attempt a rescue of four Americans who were tortured, sodomized and murdered in Benghazi, Lybia he did nothing even though the military was staged and ready to act. Here's the plan; "We'll send UN Ambassador Susan Rice out to promote the false fact that this attack on America occurred because of a spontaneous demonstration, we have an election to win and we've been touting our success and the defeat of our enemies. When the true facts come out later, we'll leak that we are considering nominating Susan Rice for...