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  • Helps Obama Push Himself as a 'Moderate Republican,' Eighties Edition

    12/14/2012 5:59:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | December 14, 2012 | Tim Graham doesn’t know how to use quote marks for this headline: “Obama: More Moderate Republican Than Socialist.” Obama told a Miami interviewer that "The truth of the matter is that my policies are so mainstream that if I had set the same policies that I had back in the 1980s, I would be considered a moderate Republican." Lloyd Bentsen impressions are mandatory: I knew moderate Republicans in the Eighties. Moderate Republicans in the Eighties were friends of mine. Obama is no moderate Republican from the Eighties. But Jordan Fabian of aggressively pushed links that Obama has agreement on the...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 12-14-12

    12/14/2012 5:58:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies ^ | 12-14-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Alaska dairy co-owner indicted in theft

    12/14/2012 5:27:44 PM PST · by BlueMoose · 14 replies
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A grand jury has indicted the former manager and current co-owner of Valley Dairy, which owns and operates Palmer-based Matanuska Creamery, on charges of misusing federal grant money that was intended to help Alaska's dairy industry.
  • Rob Parker thinks his critics are uneducated and silly

    12/14/2012 5:12:44 PM PST · by chessplayer · 55 replies
    ESPN has admitted that commentator Rob Parker crossed the line when he questioned whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is not really black because he has a white fiancee. But Parker doesnt seem to think he did anything wrong. After making those comments on Thursday morning, Parker was inundated with criticism on Twitter, and in his responses on Thursday afternoon, he generally acted as though he was the one who was owed an apology for anyone daring to question what hed said. Parker called his critics, among other things, uneducated and silly.
  • "Gold Rush" on Discovery Channel tonight!!!!

    12/14/2012 5:09:32 PM PST · by dennisw · 35 replies
    vanity | discover network
    "Gold Rush" on Discovery Channel tonight!!!!
  • Outlook for Chvez Darkens, Doctors Say

    12/14/2012 5:09:24 PM PST · by Mr. K · 47 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 13, 2012, 11:32 p.m. ET | By JOS DE CRDOBA and RON WINSLOW
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez's cancer is most likely terminal given the disease's recurrences, and while the president may bounce back for periods, his health is increasingly at risk, say several leading cancer specialists not involved in the treatment. Mr. Chvez is recovering from surgery in Cuba this week after the president said malignant cells reappeared for a third time in his abdomen. Venezuela's government hasn't disclosed what type of cancer he has or what the surgery was for. But it has described the more than six-hour operation as "complex and delicate" and said Mr. Chvez might not be back in...
  • Bloomberg jabs Obama's call for 'meaningful action'

    12/14/2012 5:06:52 PM PST · by ColdOne · 90 replies
    politico44 ^ | 12/14/12 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't satisfied with President Obama's promise Friday to take "meaningful action" to prevent future mass shootings. "[T]he country needs him to send a bill to Congress to fix this problem and take immediate executive action,"
  • Family Of Slain Border Agent Sues Over Botched Gun Operation

    12/14/2012 4:55:09 PM PST · by Theoria · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 14 Dec 2012 | AP
    <p>The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation.</p> <p>Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded on Dec. 14, 2010, in a firefight north of the Arizona-Mexico border between U.S. agents and five men who had sneaked into the country to rob marijuana smugglers.</p>
  • Deer hunter spots possible border crossers

    12/14/2012 4:44:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 24 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Adam Curtis
    SIERRA VISTA More than two dozen illegal immigrants were picked up by the U.S. Border Patrol after being discovered by a deer hunter on Friday morning. Gary Lium said he was out hunting in the mountains behind Fort Huachuca when he noticed a lot of footprints. Down the road he said he ran into a large group of people in wet clothes and tennis shoes who were obviously freezing. After Lium called them in at about 10 a.m., Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents searched the area and were able to locate about 27 men, women and children, said Brent Cagen,...
  • NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa

    12/14/2012 4:40:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies ^ | 13 December 2012 Time: 04:20 PM ET | Mike Wall, Senior WriterDate:
    Though NASA is devoting many of its exploration resources to Mars these days, the agency still has its eye on an icy moon of Jupiter that may be capable of supporting life as we know it. Last week, NASA officials announced that they plan to launch a $1.5 billion rover to Mars in 2020, adding to a string of Red Planet missions already on the docket. The Curiosity rover just landed this past August, for example, and an orbiter called Maven and a lander named InSight are slated to blast off in 2013 and 2016, respectively. But NASA is also...
  • To all of my fellow CCW (Concealed Carry) FRiends!

    12/14/2012 4:35:45 PM PST · by RandallFlagg · 183 replies
    Me | Today | RandallFlagg
    We all know what happened today.We all have felt an immense sense of sorrow for those victims in Connecticut. And, we know what's coming. I'm posting this thread for us to gather our resources.Before doing so becomes illegal. Keep your powder dry, my FRiends.
  • 'The Hobbit' stumbles on first leg of its journey, critics say

    12/14/2012 4:35:29 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    lat ^ | December 14, 2012, 3:25 p.m. | By Oliver Gettell
    <p>Although the first installment of Peter Jackson's three-film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel "The Hobbit" carries the subtitle "An Unexpected Journey," it wasn't entirely unexpected that the director would revisit Middle-earth after the worldwide success of his "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.</p>
  • Communist and Islamist Propaganda on Public Media

    12/14/2012 4:33:52 PM PST · by Drango · 9 replies
    Corporation Public Broadcasting ^ | 12/14/12 | Joel Kaplan
    Communist and Islamist Propaganda on Public Media U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, wants to know if it is true that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is funding the distribution of Al-Jazeera, which he calls the voice of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Moscow-funded Russia Today (RT) and CCTV, which he calls the official propaganda arm of the Chinese government and the Chinese Communist Party. "Does the CPB use federal funds to broadcast foreign propaganda in the U.S., such as CCTV and RT?" Rep. Rohrabacher asks in a letter to...
  • Obama Ignores Ex-Marine Wrongly Held In Mexican Jail

    12/14/2012 4:30:02 PM PST · by raptor22 · 38 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | December 14, 2012
    Foreign Relations: A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan is chained to a jail bed for months after trying to register a souvenir rifle with Mexican authorities, and the Obama administration does nothing to correct this injustice. Since August, Jon Hammar, a former Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been held in a notorious Mexican prison effectively run by the Zetas drug cartel. His crime: declaring to Mexican authorities that he was transporting an antique shotgun after registering the gun with U.S. Customs agents on his way to a surfing trip with buddies in Costa Rica. We can understand...
  • Good News / Bad News for Pastor

    12/14/2012 4:20:49 PM PST · by virgil283 · 6 replies
    Good News: You baptised seven people today in the river. Bad News: You lost two of them in the swift current. Good News: The women's group voted to send you a get-well card. Bad News: The vote passed by 31-30. Good News: The pastor-parish relations committee accepted your job description the way you wrote it. Bad News: They were so inspired by it that they asked the bishop to send a new minister capable of filling the position. Good News: The trustees finally voted to add more church parking. Bad News: They are going to blacktop the front lawn of...
  • Return of 11th brings Christmas early

    12/14/2012 4:11:41 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA It was an early Christmas present. Thats how Canadian Brig. Gen. Dean Milner described the return home of about 60 soldiers of the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade Thursday. Just before 11 a.m., a contract commercial airplane landed at Libby Army Airfield on this southern Arizona Army post and a short time later, the soldiers were walking off the aircraft, going through a cordon of honor of American flags held by local motorcyclists, many from various veterans service organizations. Milner went into the airplane to shake each soldiers hand before they deplaned and went through the cordon...
  • Inaugural Speech by the New Speaker of the House

    12/14/2012 4:10:34 PM PST · by Dick Bachert · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/12/2012 | J.T. Hatter
    Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, fellow congressmen and women, and my fellow citizens. I'm pleased to take up the gavel as your new Majority Leader and Speaker of the House of Representatives. I wish my predecessor all the best as he resumes his duties as a member of the House from Ohio. We have a new beginning today and I want the American people to know that everything is on the table. And I do mean everything. We have an ambitious term planned. I promise you we will work diligently to accomplish the following: First, the House Committee on Oversight...
  • Previewing the Budget Deal

    12/14/2012 4:06:32 PM PST · by scocha · 3 replies
    Liberty Unbound ^ | 11/15/12 | S.H. Chambers
    (Cartoon) Uncle Sam feeds dollars into a meat grinder and out the other end....
  • Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States (here we go again)

    12/14/2012 4:02:02 PM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 14, 2012 | Ezra Klein
    I'm not going to quote from this article because I don't want to make anyone ill. However, I will tell you that one of the author's sources is Mother Jones. I'm not joking. Click on the link and read at your own risk.
  • Team solves mystery associated with DNA repair

    12/14/2012 4:01:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 12 replies
    Biology News Net ^ | December 13, 2012 | NA
    Every time a human or bacterial cell divides it first must copy its DNA. Specialized proteins unzip the intertwined DNA strands while others follow and build new strands, using the originals as templates. Whenever these proteins encounter a break and there are many they stop and retreat, allowing a new cast of molecular players to enter the scene. Scientists have long sought to understand how one of these players, a repair protein known as RecA in bacterial cells, helps broken DNA find a way to bridge the gap. They knew that RecA guided a broken DNA strand to...