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  • Sources: Hornets changing nickname to Pelicans

    12/04/2012 7:25:18 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 4, 2012 | Marc J. Spears
    The New Orleans Hornets are expected to change their nickname to the Pelicans as early as the 2013-14 season, numerous sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Hornets planned to change their nickname since Tom Benson, owner of the New Orleans Saints, purchased the team on April 14. Benson also owns the rights to the nickname Pelicans.
  • A Reader Reports from the Hartford CT Gun Buyback

    12/04/2012 7:06:17 PM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 3 December, 2012 | Jesse Buchanan
    I was standing out in the cold on Saturday afternoon offering cash for guns, and I wasn’t having much luck. I was crashing someone else’s party ‑ it was a gun buy-back program in Hartford, Connecticut sponsored by some hospitals, non-profits and the local police. The newspaper had advertised that there’d be a $25 Walmart gift card for any working long guns turned in ‑ I figured if there’s going to be people getting fleeced, I want to be holding the shears. What would people say to $40 in cash on the spot? . . . I’d read about a...
  • JIM DEMINT, LEADER OF THE RESISTANCE?

    12/04/2012 7:04:35 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Human Events ^ | 12/04/2012 | John Hayward
    The "fiscal cliff" drama presents opportunities for leadership, which is something the Republican Party naturally seeks, following a difficult election loss. Among those bidding for the leadership of the conservative resistance is Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), who issued a tough statement about House Speaker John Boehner's instantly rejected compromise proposal: Speaker Boehner's $800 billion tax hike will destroy American jobs and allow politicians in Washington to spend even more, while not reducing our $16 trillion debt by a single penny. This isn't rocket science. Everyone knows that when you take money out of the economy, it destroys jobs, and...
  • The d'RAT Way To Buy Votes In Seattle:

    12/04/2012 7:03:26 PM PST · by Vinylly · 14 replies
    Now that gay and lesbians are allowed to marry each other, or esteemed mayor has a new proposal. He wants to give each gay and lesbian that marries $90.00 a month as retrabution for crimes the city acted upon them for not allowing them to get married in the past. This payment could go on for their lifetime and is taken out of the general fund. In otherwords, taypayer money. My bet is, the new kooky d'RAT governor is going to see this and will think the whole state should be doing this as well.
  • Oyster farmer battles federal government's order to shuck operation

    12/04/2012 6:56:16 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 04, 2012 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A California family that has operated an oyster farm on the bucolic Northern California coast is fighting back after the federal government moved to kick it off of the National Park Service property where the shellfish have been legally harvested for nearly 80 years. The Drakes Bay Oyster Company faces closure and its 30 employees will be out of work if the National Park Service reclaims some 1,100 acres of an estuary as part of a plan to create a larger marine wilderness preserve at Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County. Owner Kevin Lunny said federal officials told him...
  • Early Church Errors Repeating?

    12/04/2012 6:46:21 PM PST · by fwdude · 71 replies
    The Berean Call ^ | Dave Hunt
    An excerpt from How Close Are We?The Blessed Hope With Christs I will come again! still fresh in memories, the early Christians eagerly waited and watched for their Lords return. He had said that they were not of this world, but that He had chosen them out of it. Paul would soon write under His Lords inspiration: For our conversation [citizenship] is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body (Philippians 3:20,21). The world held little interest for...
  • Ryan, Rubio Seek Party Rebranding

    12/04/2012 6:38:07 PM PST · by Theoria · 83 replies
    WSJ ^ | 04 Dec 2012 | Neil King Jr.
    Two of the Republican Party's most prominent voices, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, laid out their visions for broadening the GOP's economic message in dual speeches Tuesday, as conservatives seek new moorings in the aftermath of Mitt Romney's presidential defeat last month. The speeches revealed Mr. Ryan and Mr. Rubiorespectively, the party's most recent vice-presidential nominee and a freshman senator seen as a rising starmoving briskly to rebrand both themselves and their party at a time of debate and introspection over how to steer the GOP in a new direction. The men, both seen as...
  • HOUSE GOP LEADERS PURGED CONSERVATIVES USING SECRET CRITERIA LIST

    12/04/2012 6:29:13 PM PST · by neverdem · 133 replies
    Big Government ^ | 4 Dec 2012 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    House Republican leaders used a secret criteria list to decide which conservatives to purge from powerful House committees, Breitbart News has learned. As this time, it appears they will keep the criteria list hidden from the public, too. Spokespeople for members of House GOP leadership have refused to discuss details about the list on the record with press. Because GOP Leadership won't discuss the list, its unclear what specific criteria the list contained and how much of a role it played in the conservative purge. Its also unclear which member of House Republican leadership initiated this process.In remarks to the...
  • Fragments of Catholic Truth: Why are the Four Gospels the heart of Christian Faith?

    12/04/2012 6:26:18 PM PST · by Salvation · 10 replies
    SanCarolo.PCN.net ^ | 8 April 2009 | Monsignor Raffaello Martinelli
    What are the sources or inspiration for these subjects?Basically they are inspired by the documents of the Holy See, and in particular by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and its Compendium. This was a deliberate choice so as to create an awareness of the vast richness, completeness and beauty of these documents which are, in some circles, hardly known at all. In this way, it is possible to present the essential and fundamental contents of the faith which are professed, not just by the individual Catholic, but by the Catholic Church throughout the world as it adheres to the...
  • Son Shoots Father, Saves Mother (VIDEO) (FL)

    12/04/2012 6:20:08 PM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    guns.com ^ | 3 December, 2012 | Daniel Terrill
    A Florida teen armed with a handgun shot and killed his father, and in turn prevented his mother from being strangled on Nov. 24. Although the evening ended in tragedy, it seemed to have started pleasant enough as a small group of family and friends gathered around a bonfire outside the family's home near Tampa. But the tone changed sometime around 10 p.m. when the mother Jill Thorpe, 35, went inside their mobile home and her husband Christopher Thorpe, 36, followed suit, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The couple began arguing inside the house and the fight quickly...
  • Wisconsin Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad Of Nine (With Six Women) To Stop Procreating

    12/04/2012 6:20:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    SmokingGun ^ | 12.4.2012 | Smoking Gun
    Meet Corey Curtis. The Wisconsin man, who has fathered nine children with six women, was ordered yesterday to cease procreating until he can support his numerous offspring. At Curtiss sentencing yesterday for bail jumping and failure to pay child support, Circuit Court Judge Tim Boyle told the 44-year-old Racine man that his frequent breeding was to be curbed as a condition of his three-year probation term.
  • Burning down the Senate (Harry Reid: Filibuster Reform Coming Whether GOP Wants It Or Not)

    12/04/2012 6:17:37 PM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 12/03/12 | John E. Sununu
    Burning down the SenateBy John E. Sununu December 03, 2012 In the hallways of the US Capitol, intrepid visitors can still find scars left behind when the British burned the building to its foundation stones nearly 200 years ago. Today, Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is doing his very best to repeat that history. Should he gain his way, Senate rules will be changed, the principle of unlimited debate will be restricted, and a fire will rage in the Senate that will burn for a long time to come. Despite 30 years of service in Congress, Reid appears oblivious...
  • Motorists File Class-Action Lawsuit Against NYC Over Red-Light Cameras

    12/04/2012 6:13:42 PM PST · by george76 · 55 replies
    CBS NewYork ^ | December 4, 2012
    Red-light cameras are gaining popularity across the country. Now, New York City is being sued after it was accused of rigging the lights to catch more drivers and write more tickets. Theyre gotcha cameras, mounted at intersections. Their photos catch and fine drivers running red lights. New York City first had them in 1998. ... By federal law, drivers have to have enough time to get through a yellow light three seconds at the typical 30 mph intersection. Back in October, engineers at AAA New York discovered a problem. At some intersections with the cameras, the yellow lights were...
  • Bart Starr collapses at Madison conference

    12/04/2012 6:13:29 PM PST · by gorush · 22 replies
    Channel 3000 ^ | Dec 04 2012 12:03:57 PM CST
    ...A spokesperson for WHEDA said Starr finished his 45 minute speech, took a long pause and collapsed near the podium. He was sitting up a few minutes later and refused further medical care.
  • All Signs Indicate That This Flu Season Is Going To Be Brutal

    12/04/2012 6:10:52 PM PST · by blam · 114 replies
    TBI ^ | 12-4-2012 | Jennifer Welsh
    All Signs Indicate That This Flu Season Is Going To Be Brutal Jennifer WelshDec. 4, 2012, 6:53 PMThe flu season could be especially bad this year, and is one of the earliest-starting flu seasons in a decade, said Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control. "This is the earliest regular flu season we've had in nearly a decade, since the 2003-2004 flu season. That was an early and severe flu year," CDC director Thomas Frieden said in a teleconference yesterday Dec. 3. That season was very severe, especially for children, they said. This is much different than we...
  • Questions Surround $55 Million Program to Cut Violence in Chicago

    12/04/2012 6:08:52 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec. 3, 2012 | Scott Zamost
    On a chilly afternoon this fall, teenagers across Chicago's South Side were busy at work, earning $8.75 an hour to hand out fliers with a message of non-violence. "Our message that we're giving out today is about being healthy," said 18-year-old Lucia Eloisa. "One of the key pointers is about taking time to reflect and seek inner peace." Eloisa's part-time job was paid for by an ambitious state-funded program to keep at-risk teenagers out of trouble. It pumped nearly $55 million into Chicago's toughest neighborhoods and three of its suburbs to stem unrelenting gang violence. A four-month CNN investigation found...
  • Belcher told cops he was waiting for 'girlfriend'

    12/04/2012 6:05:17 PM PST · by Alaska Wolf · 12 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Dec. 4 2012 | MARIA SUDEKUM
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher told officers who found him sleeping in his car outside an apartment complex hours before he committed a murder-suicide that he was there to visit a woman he described as his ''girlfriend,'' but that she wasn't home. The apartment complex is about 10 miles from the Kansas City home Belcher shared with 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins, the mother of their 3-month-old daughter Zoey. Belcher shot Perkins at their home Saturday morning before driving to Arrowhead Stadium, where he committed suicide in the practice facility's parking lot, police said. Police responded...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Gingerbread Cookie Test ~ 05 December 2012

    12/04/2012 6:02:44 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
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  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 12-4-12

    12/04/2012 6:02:12 PM PST · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 12-4-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Mark Levin Rips Boehner: Who The Hell Does He Think He Is? (audio)

    12/04/2012 6:00:39 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 38 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 4, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    Mark Levin opines on reports that House Speaker John Boehner is punishing conservative members of his caucus for not following the party line. MARK LEVIN: I've had enough of this crap. This is a member of Congress being treated like crap by the Speaker of the House. Who the hell does the Speaker of the House think he is? This man was elected by his constituents, American citizens in his Congressional district. He's voting the way he pledged to vote to the constituents in his district. Who the hell does John Boehner think he is? He's so desperate for these...