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  • Harry Reid, Jon Corzine and other cronies that got away in 2012

    12/15/2012 1:44:23 PM PST · by Libloather
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/12 | Peter Schweizer
    Harry Reid, Jon Corzine and other cronies that got away in 2012By Peter Schweizer Published December 12, 2012 **SNIP** 2. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) For Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.), politics is a family business. And when it comes to doling out the federal goodies to favored friends, few can compete with the Nevada senator. Sen. Reid has sponsored at least $47 million in earmarks that directly benefitted organizations that one of his sons, Key Reid, [RW1] either lobbies for or is affiliated with. Recently, another of Sen. Reid’s sons, Rory Reid, helped Chinese energy giant ENN Energy Group make...
  • Who Dat?

    12/15/2012 1:40:21 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 15 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Answer -here-
  • Hillary Stumbles, Suffers A Concussion, Won’t Testify

    12/15/2012 1:26:09 PM PST · by Starman417 · 58 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-15-12 | Skookum
    Some might wonder if it was the cervesa or the stomach flu, but it looks like Hillary took a dive and is down for the count. From The Department of State: While suffering from a stomach virus, Secretary Clinton became dehydrated and fainted, sustaining a concussion. She has been recovering at home and will continue to be monitored regularly by her doctors. At their recommendation, she will continue to work from home next week, staying in regular contact with Department and other officials. She is looking forward to being back in the office soon. How convenient, she is looking forward...
  • Republican congressman questions delay in arrest of Menendez intern who is a registered sex offender

    12/15/2012 1:25:38 PM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies ^ | 12/14/12
    Republican congressman questions delay in arrest of Menendez intern who is a registered sex offenderBy The Associated Press December 14, 2012 at 6:47 PM The Associated Press reported earlier this week that the department ordered immigration agents not to arrest Sanchez, an unpaid intern working for Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., until after Election Day. **DNIP** Chaffetz's inquiry was the first from Capitol Hill on the matter. He called the situation "disturbing" in a letter dated Thursday to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Chaffetz asked that officials brief him and his staff by Jan. 3 and provide answers in writing. Authorities...
  • Patriots in New England Area needed to defend the children!

    12/15/2012 1:12:50 PM PST · by Trueblackman · 60 replies
    Vanity | 15 December 2012 | Trueblackman
    All freedom loving patriots and support need muster in Sandyhook Conn as the Westboro nutjobs plan to protest at the first of the funerals for the the young victim that were killed on Friday. We freedom lovers and defenders can't allow these wackos to hijack a true tragic moment and enough damage has been done to these young victims, who did not have a chance to defend themselves against a heartless coward, sorry I can been there myself to due to distance and health issues, but my fingers and mouth still work, so I'm getting the word out thru Freerepublic.
  • 'There Are Times'

    12/15/2012 1:09:30 PM PST · by P. J. Kaiser · 1 replies
    There are times we will remember. There are times we will forget. There are times marked now forever. And, the times not marked as yet. There are times we've had together, much of which not soon forgot. There are times of sweet surrender, bolstered with, 'forget me nots'. Ill-witted whims from those thought clever echo through our nation's halls. Voiced by all who wish to sever the harkened notes of bugle calls. Though the past is gone, now forever, it still whispers warnings behind our ears. A warning truth of down-pour stormings with brightened mornings to face our fears. And,...
  • Gun control will push states to secede

    12/15/2012 1:06:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Daily Camera ^ | December 15, 2012 | Robert Chisholm
    I don't worry much anymore that the general public, or even radical politicians, will consider ideas such as Andrew J. O'Connor presented in this forum to repeal the Second Amendment. Public support for such an act is not strong. What would actually be the result of even a proposal to repeal the Second Amendment by the president or Congress? Not much would happen in the way of reducing violent crime, I suspect. After all, there are already millions and millions of all sorts of firearms out there and I don't know many people that would rush to turn them in...
  • Iran sympathises after 'tragic' US school shooting

    12/15/2012 12:59:51 PM PST · by ColdOne · 13 replies ^ | 12/15/12 | AFP
    Foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast condemned the "tragic incident" and expressed sympathy with the families of the victims, the state broadcaster's website IRIB reported. He also called on American society to mobilise against "warmongering and the massacre of innocent people anywhere, through terrorism, whether state-sponsored or not."
  • Killer’s Mother, His First Victim, Was a Gun Enthusiast, Friends Say

    12/15/2012 12:54:40 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 87 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/15/12
    She often went to a local restaurant and music spot, My Place, where she sat at the bar, according to a manager there who gave her name only as Louise. Ms. Lanza typically came to My Place alone, said another acquaintance, Dan Holmes, owner of Holmes Fine Gardens, a landscaping company in Newtown, who also met her at the bar. At craft beer tastings on Tuesday evenings, he recalled, she liked to talk about her gun collection. “She had several different guns,” he said. “I don’t know how many. She would go target shooting with her kids.” Law enforcement officials...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: ANSELMIAN ARGUMENT, 12-15-12

    12/15/2012 12:52:02 PM PST · by Salvation · 6 replies ^ | 12-15-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):ANSELMIAN ARGUMENT The famous argument of St. Anselm (1033-1109) of Canterbury (1033-1109) for the existence of God. It is an argument a priori, drawn from the idea of God rather than a posteriori, from the works of God. Anselm used it to refute the fool who says there is no God (Psalm 13). He argues as follows: We call God a being so great that nothing greater can be conceived. This definition is accepted even by the atheist, who admits that God exists at least in the mind of the believer. But that which is so...
  • Clinton will not testify before Congress on Libya, purported concussion cited

    12/15/2012 12:51:18 PM PST · by Jean S · 95 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 12/15/12
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be able to testify next week before House and Senate panels on the Benghazi issue because she sustained a concussion, a top State Department official said Saturday.
  • Gun-control laws failed Connecticut children

    12/15/2012 12:46:56 PM PST · by Perseverando · 19 replies
    WND ^ | December 15, 2012 | Drew Zahn
    Facts of crime reveal shooter violated at least 3 statutes already in place In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn., voices across nation, and indeed across the globe, have been calling for stricter gun-control laws. Yet what gun-control measure could have prevented this crime? The state of Connecticut already has certain gun-control laws in place, at least three of which the shooter broke, as he could have only obtained the weapons through illegal means. According to news reports, Adam Lanza, 20, shot his mother Nancy Lanza dead at their family home before driving to the Sandy...
  • WashPost Gossips Mocks TMZ Divorce Notes on Palin's Eldest ...

    12/15/2012 12:43:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | December 15, 2012 | Tim Graham
    In Friday's Washington Post, gossips Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts reported that Sarah Palin's eldest child Track is divorcing his wife after a little more than a year of marriage. "She keeps her jewelry; he keeps his guns" in the settlement, they joked from the TMZ report. But in June of 2010, when Al Gore's eldest child Karenna was divorcing, she was a "crisis management" role model like Dear Old Mom and Dad. Check out the difference. Here's Friday's Palin announcement: Divorcing: Track Palin, 23, and Britta Hanson, 22, who filed a court petition in Alaska to dissolve their marriage,...
  • Clackamas man, armed, confronts mall shooter

    12/15/2012 12:30:31 PM PST · by marktwain · 40 replies ^ | 14 December, 2012 | Mike Benner
    PORTLAND, Ore ... Nick Meli is emotionally drained. The 22-year-old was at Clackamas Town Center with a friend and her baby when a masked man opened fire. "I heard three shots and turned and looked at Casey and said, 'are you serious?'" The friend and baby hit the floor. Meli, who has a concealed carry permit, positioned himself behind a pillar. "He was working on his rifle," said Meli. "He kept pulling the charging handle and hitting the side." The break in gunfire allowed Meli to pull out his own gun, but he never took his eyes off the shooter....
  • Pope lights Christmas tree and says abortion, gay marriage are threats to peace

    12/15/2012 12:28:28 PM PST · by Salvation · 13 replies ^ | December 14, 2012 | AP
    Pope lights Christmas tree and says abortion, gay marriage are threats to peace Published December 14, 2012| Associated PressVATICAN CITY –  The Christmas season kicked off Friday at the Vatican with the traditional lighting of the tree in St. Peter's Square -- and a reminder from the pope about what happened when the "lights" of God were turned off in past atheistic regimes.--snip-- "And when in the past they tried to stamp out the light of God to instead turn on illusory and misleading glows, there were seasons of tragic violence against man," he said. "And this is because when...
  • Dem. lawmaker: To get gun control, Obama must ‘exploit’ shooting

    12/15/2012 12:21:20 PM PST · by NoRedTape · 49 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, December 14, 2012 | Ben Wolfgang
    "A veteran Democratic lawmaker believes the nation will go along with stronger gun control laws if President Obama “exploits” the Newtown, Conn., tragedy and nudges Congress to action. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who represents portions of New York City, said he was encouraged by Mr. Obama’s statement on Friday afternoon that the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 20 young children, requires “meaningful action” by Congress, but hopes those words turn into concrete legislation.".............
  • The Top Ten Biggest Doo-Wop Hits Of All Time

    12/15/2012 12:21:10 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 137 replies
    This list represents the biggest and most popular doo-wop songs of all time, as determined by Billboard chart rankings. These are not necessarily the best doo-wop songs ever -- although they're classics all -- but they remain the most popular, the ones that have stuck with us through decades of changing trends and styles. 1. "At The Hop," Danny and the Juniors Singular 711 (11 November 1957) b/w "Sometimes" recorded October 1957, Philadelphia, PA Originally conceived by the songwriter as "Do The Bop," no less an authority than Dick Clark convinced Danny and the Juniors to rename this song to...
  • The trouble with changing gun laws -- in 1 chart (by Chris Cillizza)

    12/15/2012 12:20:14 PM PST · by Innovative · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Dec 15, 2012 | Chris Cillizza
    But, in the meantime, there's one chart from Gallup that tells the story of the American public's attitude toward gun legislation over time.
  • Clinton Looking for Clean Getaway on Benghazi

    12/15/2012 12:17:19 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 38 replies
    Foxnews ^ | December 14, 2012 | Chris Stirewalt
    “Secretary Clinton had originally been asked by networks to go on. She declined to do it.” -- Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, talking to NBC News. The Obama Democrats are today furious at the opposition of Republicans that ended the bid of presidential favorite U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Rice, a stalwart retainer of the House of Obama, knows that Clinton, the matriarch of the rival Democratic clan, let the ambitious ambassador take the fall. - But this would be sort of like being upset at the bear that...
  • Newtown pastor: Parents asked about kids' last moments [Msgr. Robert Weiss]

    12/15/2012 12:15:15 PM PST · by Salvation · 18 replies ^ | 12-15-12 | Scott Stump
    Newtown pastor: Parents asked about kids' last moments By Scott Stump, TODAY contributor As the parents of the children who were murdered by a gunman in a Connecticut elementary school Friday attempt to process the horror of their death, many tried to imagine what the final moments for their loved ones were like.Several of them came to be consoled by Msgr. Robert Weiss, the pastor of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Newtown, Connecticut. Weiss spoke with Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Saturday about the moment when families were informed by authorities that their children or loved ones had perished in...