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  • Bret Baier’s 5-year-old son Paul undergoing 7th angioplasty; Prayers pour in on Twitter;

    12/12/2012 8:04:18 PM PST · by RedMDer · 14 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 12, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    Bret Baier: Our brave 5yr old soldier-Paul-after 2 open heart surgeries is heading into his 7th angioplasty this am-at @childrenshealth-an amazing place... Update: Baier thankful, posts pic of Paul
  • ‘Free stuff’ really isn’t free. It’s rationed... Scum Housing in Amsterdam'

    12/12/2012 8:02:38 PM PST · by virgil283 · 2 replies
    " Entitlements attract dependents until the point where government can’t afford it any more. Then the system breaks down. Take Amsterdam which is creating shipping container ‘villages’ to house its riff-Raff. Years of tolerance attracted them like flies. First there was an effort to clean up the red-light district in Amsterdam. Then came new laws regulating who could frequent “coffee shops” in the city and elsewhere in Holland for a joint. Now, the Dutch capital is introducing a plan to punish bad behavior by sending chronic neighborhood bullies and vandals out of the city center for a punitive stay in...
  • The Tea Party Speaks: 160K Petitions (and Counting) Saying No New Taxes!

    12/12/2012 7:59:54 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 1 replies
    TPNN - TEA PARTY NEWS NETWORK ^ | December 12, 2012 | Jennifer Burke
    The group presented the over 160,000 petitions demanding that they will not be pitted against one another in Obama’s class warfare game. They also demand that Speaker John Boehner and the GOP not cave into Obama’s desire to raise more revenue by raising taxes. Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky was the opening speaker and summed it all up at the beginning of his remarks...
  • 'I kill white people': Dozens of racial slurs... Quentin Tarantino film criticized as excessive

    12/12/2012 7:36:10 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 12, 2012 | Meghan Keneally
    Django Unchained set in pre-Civil War Texas and pits a former slave against his tormentors when he becomes a bounty hunter Early reviews of the film claim the n-word is used frequently by black and white characters, but the level of violence is even more disturbing Not the first time that Tarantino has gotten in trouble for use of racial slur In his 1997 film Jackie Brown, the n-word was used 38 times
  • Fed Bond-Buying Bonanza: $85 Billion a Month Until Unemployment Hits 6.5%

    12/12/2012 7:34:41 PM PST · by chessplayer · 50 replies
    In an unprecedented and surprising move, the Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it will keep interest rates near zero and will purchase $85 billion in bonds every month until unemployment falls from its present 7.7% to 6.5%. The new plan will maintain the $40 billion a month of mortgage-backed bond buying it began in September while adding another $45 billion in Treasuries. Where will the cash to bankroll the $85 billion-a-month bond-buying binge come from? The Fed plans to expand it's $2.8 billion balance sheet. The new round of so-called “stimulus” is meant to replace the soon to expire...
  • California’s Pampered Public Employees

    "How bad is California’s public employee compensation problem? If nurses collecting $1 million in overtime pay and highway patrol officers making $500,000 are any indication, “bad” doesn’t cover the half of it.....'accumulated vacation time that allowed one employee to collect $609,000 at retirement in 2011'....Increasing pay for prison guards and psychiatrists who deal with the mentally ill seems like a cause worthy of our sympathy and support, but politicians are more likely responding to the threat that union leaders could muscle them out of office if they don’t keep the funds flowing.".....
  • Former congressman pepper-sprayed, Fox News contributor punched

    12/12/2012 7:23:02 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 11, 2012 | Rachel Weiner
    Former Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Mich.) was hit with pepper spray while protesting “right to work” legislation outside the Michigan state capitol on Wednesday. “I immediately began to retreat and began to cover my eyes and my mouth,” he told the Battle Creek Enquirer. “It was not good.” Meanwhile, Fox News contributor Steven Crowder was punched repeatedly in an altercation with one protester. Schauer served one term; he beat Rep. Tim Walberg (R) in 2008 only to lose to the former congressman two years later. Tear gas was sprayed at least once, according to the Detroit Free Press. At least two...
  • Civil Service OKs layoffs at Mandeville hospital (350 positions)

    12/12/2012 7:22:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Advocate ^ | December 12, 2012 | Marsha Shuler
    The state Civil Service Commission on Wednesday narrowly approved the layoff of about 350 state employees of the Southeast Louisiana Hospital in Mandeville. The commission gave the go-ahead on a 4-3 vote with commission chairman David Duplantier breaking a tie on the seven member panel. The state Department of Health and Hospitals is making the moves at the mental health hospital as part of budget cuts that came after Congress reduced federal Medicaid funding support to Louisiana. Some of Southeast’s patients have been transferred to two other state hospitals in Jackson and Pineville. The commission action was required because the...
  • A SECOND WAVE: TEA PARTY LEADER SAYS 'YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET'

    12/12/2012 7:16:47 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 32 replies
    BREITBART ^ | December 12, 2012 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Todd Cefaratti, the president of TheTeaParty.net, has a message for Republicans and Democrats alike: “This is just the beginning. If you think the tea party’s dead, you ain’t seen nothing yet.” At a press conference inside the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday afternoon, Cefarratti’s organization and several House Republicans joined with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul to decry House GOP leadership considering capitulating to Democratic efforts to raise taxes during the fiscal cliff negotiations.
  • Harry Belafonte Encourages Obama to Imprison Advocates of Entitlement Reform

    12/12/2012 7:16:22 PM PST · by massmike · 46 replies
    moonbattery.com ^ | 12/12/12 | Dave Blount
    Communist AARP Impact Award winner Harry Belafonte offers some friendly advice to his ideological compadre, Barack Hussein Obama, on what to do about those who think we should rein in entitlement spending before it inevitably causes total economic collapse: “Work like a Third World dictator and just put all these guys in jail.” We’re not there yet, but we soon will be. The media has managed to put the likes of Belafonte in charge of our country. If they are allowed much longer to consolidate their power, there will be no turning back.
  • Replacing Speaker Boehner - Here's how and why it has to be done.

    12/12/2012 7:07:59 PM PST · by neverdem · 50 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 12.12.12 | PETER FERRARA
    John Boehner is a good man in a hard place. He has served in public office as a lifelong conservative, not a RINO. His position on the Obama tax increases has been better than almost any other Republican who has been speaking out lately, given the Obama/Democrat election victories -- close loopholes and deductions for $800 billion in new revenue over a decade, but no increases in rates. But face it. Boehner is no match for Obama on the national stage. He cannot press the economic arguments articulately. He does not have a compelling personality. Obama is running circles around...
  • Have You Ever Used Seafoam Engine Treatment?

    12/12/2012 7:03:46 PM PST · by Randy Larsen · 63 replies
    Vanity ^ | 12/12/12 | Randy Larsen
    I just heard of this product and wonder if it works.
  • Top 8 union jobs: Last year 12% of U.S. workers were union members...

    12/12/2012 7:03:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    CNN Money ^ | December 12, 2012 | Annalyn Kurtz
    Union membership had declined dramatically in the private sector over the last 30 years, but not in government. Workers at all levels of the public sector -- state, local and federal -- are heavily unionized. About 37% were union members in 2011. That's the same as in 1983, when the Department of Labor started tracking government union membership. At the local level, these workers make a median of $973 a week, roughly $230 more than their non-union counterparts. They include millions of public sector teachers, police officers and firefighters, in addition to local administrators and bureaucrats. The pay gap is...
  • "NBC Medical Editor Denounces 'Religion Part' of Christmas That 'Mucks the Whole Thing Up"

    12/12/2012 7:00:27 PM PST · by mkmensinger · 57 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | Kyle Drennen
    "I don't like the religion part. I think religion is what mucks the whole thing up....I think that's what makes the holidays so stressful."
  • NJ teen wants Easy-Bake Oven to appeal to boys (barphalert)

    12/12/2012 6:58:52 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 82 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 7, 2012 3:36 PM ET | Michelle R. Smith
    Four-year-old Gavyn Boscio loves to cook and asked for an Easy-Bake Oven for Christmas. But when his big sister went to buy one, she discovered to her disappointment that it comes only in girly pink and purple, with girls—and only girls—on the box and in the commercials. So the eighth-grader from Garfield, N.J., started an online petition asking Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro to make the toy ovens in gender-neutral colors and feature boys on the package. By Friday, 13-year-old McKenna Pope’s petition had garnered more than 30,000 signatures in a little more than a week. And celebrity chef Bobby Flay, who...
  • U.S. Increases Aid to Syria, Now Totals $210 Million

    12/12/2012 6:39:50 PM PST · by opentalk · 20 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | December 12, 2012 | Daniel Halper
    The State Department announced today that it had increased aid to help with humanitarian situation in Syria. Today's announcement stated that an additional $14 million of aid would be given, pushing the grand total of aid to Syria to $210 million. "Today, Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns announced the United States is providing nearly $14 million in additional humanitarian aid that will provide nutrition support for children, as well as additional emergency medical and winterization supplies to families in need inside Syria," the State Department spokesman said in a statement.
  • Vanity: 12.12.12 Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

    12/12/2012 6:17:34 PM PST · by goodwithagun · 93 replies
    I'm curious about this 12.12.12 relief concert. Why do they need financial support from private citizens? New York and New Jersey voted for a candidate that promised big government is the solution to their problems. Has the government not provided for all their needs after the hurricane destruction?
  • The Folly of Scientism

    12/12/2012 6:07:02 PM PST · by neverdem · 29 replies
    The New Atlantis ^ | Fall 2012 | Austin L. Hughes
    When I decided on a scientific career, one of the things that appealed to me about science was the modesty of its practitioners. The typical scientist seemed to be a person who knew one small corner of the natural world and knew it very well, better than most other human beings living and better even than most who had ever lived. But outside of their circumscribed areas of expertise, scientists would hesitate to express an authoritative opinion. This attitude was attractive precisely because it stood in sharp contrast to the arrogance of the philosophers of the positivist tradition, who claimed...
  • Biloxi [MS] woman's sentence in feral cats case draws national attention

    12/12/2012 6:06:50 PM PST · by WXRGina · 52 replies
    Sun Herald ^ | December 12, 2012 | Robin Fitzgerald
    A Biloxi Community Court judge has sentenced a 78-year-old woman to 100 hours of community service for the hoarding of cats in a case believed to be unprecedented. Dawn Summers, a 50-year resident of the Glendale Heights subdivision, thought she was already performing a community service. She's the manager of a feral cat colony. In cooperation with a city-sanctioned program of the Humane Society of South Mississippi, she feeds cats that have been trapped, examined, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and released to live outdoors without fear of euthanasia. She said she's fed as many as 27. Her sentencing drew criticism...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 13 December 2012

    12/12/2012 6:03:44 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 71 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ BOAT MANEUVERS Coast Guard crewmen conduct tactical boat maneuvers during an exercise in San Pedro, Calif., July 31, 2012. The exercise tested the unit's ability to protect a ship docked at a pier as well as under way, using four Coast Guard small boats. The crewmen are assigned to the Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles/Long Beach. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the...