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  • DUmmie FUnnies 12-12-12 (DUmmies Claim Steven Crowder Caused Michigan Union Violence)

    12/12/2012 10:39:32 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | December 12, 2012 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    You didn't see the union thug violence on ABC, CBS, or NBC last night but anybody who gets the REAL news from the web is aware of what happened in Michigan after the state passed a right to work law. The DUmmies also know that there was violence but guess who they think caused it? The victim, namely Steven Crowder who was on the receiving end of punches thrown by union thug/criminal Tony Camargo as you can see in this VIDEO. So how do the DUmmies come to the conclusion that Crowder was the perpetrator despite what is plainly...
  • Palazzo, Venetian welcome veterans to Las Vegas in style

    12/12/2012 10:38:07 AM PST · by doug from upland · 3 replies
    kntv ^ | dec 2012 | Villarreal
    Palazzo, Venetian welcome veterans to Las Vegas in style By Marco Villarreal CREATED Dec. 5, 2012 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- It's the season of giving and it's especially nice when the people on the receiving end have already given so much to protect our nation. Wounded war veterans were given a well-deserved "thank you" at the Palazzo Wednesday afternoon. Joined with the Armed Forced Foundation, veterans were greeted at the hotel with applause and cheers from hundreds of team members from the Palazzo and the Venetian. Veterans came in with close family and loved ones; some physically supported or...
  • Men in tights: how 'meggings' are taking fashion by storm

    12/12/2012 10:36:20 AM PST · by Perdogg · 110 replies
    Men's tights, for so long the preserve of ballet dancers and runway models, are taking Manhattan by storm and could soon be seen on the street of Britain.
  • "Dec. 21, 2012... The End of the World?" By Dr. Peter Jones

    12/12/2012 10:32:09 AM PST · by truthxchange · 11 replies ^ | 12/12/2012 | Dr. Peter Jones
    12.21.12… THE END OF THE WORLD? After the recent elections, someone wrote: “The world ended on Nov 6, 2012.” America will survive an election, but people the world over are panicking because they believe the ancient Mayan calendar which apparently predicted that 12/22/12 would be history for the entire planet. Recently, thousands of letters, some threatening suicide, have poured into government agencies like NASA. But there is a brighter side. According to many experts, the Mayan calendar does not predict the absolute end of the world, but only the end of a cycle, thus offering a hopeful new beginning. Indeed...
  • Obama: I Will Stand With The Muslims

    12/12/2012 10:29:14 AM PST · by Starman417 · 15 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-12-12 | Warren Beatty
    Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, and the Muslim Brotherhood are holding, on December 15, 2012, a referendum on a new constitution. You know, the constitution that President Barack Hussein “vote buyer” Obama refuses to criticize. You know, the constitution written by a committee of 100 selected by the now disbanded Egyptian parliament that, at the time of the creation of the Constituent Assembly, was dominated by Islamists. Fifteen committee members quit the Assembly in protest. Of the 85 members remaining, none were Christians, and only four were women. So much for “diversity,” one of the Democrats/liberals/progressives’ (DLPs) most precious ideals. You know,...
  • TCM Classic Movie Alert 12/12/12

    12/12/2012 10:28:54 AM PST · by Vision · 2 replies
    TCM ^ | 12/12/12 | Vision
    This is your Turner Classic Movie channel alert! Tonight...Barbara Stanwyck...Joel McCrea...Banjo on My Knee(1936), 8pm est "Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together." Overview & Cast
  • Sources Claim Sprint, Clearwire Are Close to a Buyout Deal

    12/12/2012 10:28:15 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 1 replies
    Daily Tech ^ | December 12, 2012 8:30 AM | Shane McGlaun (Blog)
    Sprint hopes to complete the deal in the same timeframe the Softbank deal is wrapped up The department that handles acquisitions and mergers at Sprint has been very busy lately. Sprint announced that it would be selling a majority stake to Softbank for $20 billion in October. Sprint has also long coveted the wireless spectrum that partner Clearwire holds and uses for wireless internet service. Sprint has made no secret of the fact that it wants to own all of Clearwire. CNBC reports that that Sprint and Clearwire are moving closer to a deal that would see Sprint acquire the reamaining 49%...
  • It's So Cold In DC...

    12/12/2012 10:26:23 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I've heard the joke before, but now there's a visual for it!
  • The Obama admin wants you to know they’re here to help with mortgage payments

    12/12/2012 10:21:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/12/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    The Obama administration is launching a brand-new public service announcement to tout Treasury and Housing & Urban Development‘s joint initiative to help progress "the Obama Administration's broad strategy to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, stabilize the country's housing market, and improve the nation's economy." Via Politico: CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO... “While communities across the country are beginning to recover from an unprecedented housing crisis, too many families are still struggling with their mortgage payments and are unsure of where to turn for help,” said Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance Mary Miller in a statement. “Millions of homeowners have...
  • Census: Whites no longer a majority in U.S. by 2043

    12/12/2012 10:18:34 AM PST · by Brandonmark · 89 replies
    CBS News ^ | 12-12-12 | AP
    White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections, part of a historic shift that is already reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate. The official projection, released Wednesday by the Census Bureau, now places the tipping point for the white majority a year later than previous estimates, which were made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was fully known. America continues to grow and become more diverse due to higher birth rates among minorities, particularly for Hispanics who entered the U.S. at the height of the immigration boom...
  • Rep. Jim Moran’s (D-Va)Son Guilty of Beating Up His Girlfriend in Columbia Heights (D.C.)

    12/12/2012 10:16:48 AM PST · by kristinn · 26 replies
    Washington City Paper ^ | Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | Will Sommer
    Patrick Moran, the son of Democratic Virginia Rep. Jim Moran, is having a bad year. First, undercover video operative James O'Keefe caught him on tape half-heartedly discussing how to commit voter fraud...while acting as the field director for his dad's campaign. Now Moran's taken a more criminal turn, pleading guilty earlier today to allegedly beating up his girlfriend outside a Columbia Heights bar. SNIP In a statement to Washington City Paper, Rep. Moran described his son and his girlfriend as "good kids." "I hope their privacy will be respected," the congressman said. "They look forward to putting this embarrassing situation...
  • Sen. Rand Paul: Let Dems raise taxes and own the result (Republicans should just vote "Present")

    12/12/2012 10:16:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/12/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Are higher taxes inevitable? If they are, Senator Rand Paul wants no Republican fingerprints on them. Last night, he told Greta van Susteren on Fox News that House Republicans should pass a bill with their specific plan to cut spending and fix the tax code to address the fiscal-cliff issues, and dare the Senate to take it up. If Democrats refuse, then Paul wants the House to hold a vote on the Democratic plan, with Republicans voting "present" to allow Democrats to pass the bill. That way, the economic damage from tax hikes will be totally owned by Democrats, and...
  • Fined Church Cited Again

    12/12/2012 10:15:23 AM PST · by MA~Bear · 8 replies
    Northeast Columbia Patch ^ | 12/10/2012 | Jessie Gabel
    Police interrupted a church service Sunday morning when neighbors called about noise--again. Just last week Rehoboth United Assemblies Church was fined $700 for noise citations. At that time, church leaders said they would monitor the noise during their worship.
  • A123 Systems Won't Get Rest of Federal Grant if Owned by Chinese Company

    12/12/2012 10:12:12 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 10 replies
    Daily Tech ^ | December 11, 2012 11:24 AM | Tiffany Kaiser
      (Source: A123 could lose the rest of its $249 million grant We can put this under the "Duh" files: A123 Systems won't receive the remaining amount of its federal grant if Wanxiang Group is approved as the new owner. According to Reuters, which spoke to an unnamed official from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the DOE will cut A123 off from its $249 million grant the company received in 2009. A123 has only used $133 million of the grant so far. The official, who noted that all parties were aware of this consequence during last weekend's auction of A123, said...
  • The GOP: Not a Club for Christians

    12/12/2012 10:07:05 AM PST · by MetaThought · 27 replies
    National Review Online ^ | Jonah Goldberg | Jonah Goldberg
    In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian Americans converted en masse to the Republican party, but the challenge for Republicans is harder than many appreciate. President Obama did spectacularly well with Asian Americans, garnering nearly three-quarters of their vote. This runs counter to a lot of conventional wisdom on both the left and the right. On average, family income is higher and poverty is lower among Asian Americans than among non-Latino whites. Entrepreneurship,...
  • The RNC’s Fix-It Committee

    12/12/2012 10:02:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/12/12 | Jim Geraghty
    Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, spoke to NRO yesterday morning about the committee’s new Growth and Opportunity Project, which is led by a five-member panel that will review the operations and strategies of the RNC and Republican party as a whole. The members of that panel are Sally Bradshaw, a veteran adviser to former Florida governor Jeb Bush; Ari Fleischer, former press secretary for President George W. Bush; and three RNC committee members — Zori Fonalledas of Puerto Rico, Henry Barbour of Mississippi, and Glenn McCall of South Carolina.
  • Congress Can Avoid Fiscal Cliff

    12/12/2012 10:01:42 AM PST · by kathsua · 6 replies
    Lawrence Journal World ^ | December 12, 2012 | Reasonmclucus
    A year and a half ago President Barack Obama and members of Congress signed a suicide pact that they would lead the nation over a "fiscal cliff" if they couldn't agree on deficit reducing measures by the end of the Mayan calendar. The crackpots agreed to a measure that could impose taxing and spending changes that would be so drastic they could cause economic problems that would INCREASE the deficit by another trillion dollars. [Note: because of Congressional procedures and a desire for a Christmas break, members would need to reach an agreement by the date the Mayan calendar ends...
  • Review of UT Fracking Study Finds Failure to Disclose Conflict of Interest (Updated)

    The long-awaited review of a controversial study on the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” was released today, and it finds numerous errors and flaws with how the study was conducted and released, as well as University of Texas policies for disclosing conflicts of interest. The head author of the study, Dr. Charles “Chip” Groat, has retired in the wake of the controversy, and the head of the Energy Institute that released it, Dr. Raymond Orbach, has resigned as head of the Institute, the University announced today. The original report by UT Austin’s Energy Institute, ‘Fact-Based Regulation for...
  • Dear @SpeakerBoehner, have you heard of The Christmas Strategy?

    12/12/2012 9:56:45 AM PST · by Perdogg · 5 replies
    legal insurrection. ^ | Posted by William A. Jacobson Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:16am
    I am going to keep repeating The Christmas Strategy until someone in Republican circles listens: I say call his bluff. If a deal which tackles deficits from both revenue and spending can be reached this month, great. If not, pass a 90 day extension of current tax rates and whatever else is needed to postpone the “cliff,” and go home for Christmas to give time for a Grand Bargain which puts Democratic sacred cows on the table. Let Harry Reid refuse to bring it to a vote, and Obama refuse to sign it. Their inaction will be the reason for...
  • Pick the Worst Liberal Media Bias of 2012!

    12/12/2012 9:53:16 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 15 replies
    Every year a panel of leading expert conservative media observers pick the most-biased media quotes for the Media Research Center's annual awards for the year's "worst reporting." And these judges have done so again this year to decide the 2012 award "winners," with the choices to be announced on Monday, December 17, but... In the meantime, you can have some fun making your own choices now in this unofficial "public ballot" tabulation. For each of the ten categories, pick one quote – the one you think is the most outrageous in the category. Then move on through all of the...