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  • Why Armed Security Inside Schools Will Work, And Why Detractors Are Apoplectic

    12/28/2012 11:28:23 AM PST · by Sasparilla · 7 replies
    Rather than even consider armed security being put to use in schools immediately to try to stop another mass killing that could happen as this is read, excuses as to why not to do it are flying off the shelf faster than liberal campaign promises. Those excuses why armed security will not work in schools are astonishing. And, they are factually challenged and pathetic too. “We can’t pay for it.” That’s a real corker from those who use taxes and fees to pay for every social program ever known to man. That’s the same group who enforced payment for Obama...
  • #MyJihad in Germany: #Savage Muslims Attack Indian Student, Cut Off His Tongue For Refusing to...

    12/28/2012 11:28:14 AM PST · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 27, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Full Title: #MyJihad in Germany: #Savage Muslims Attack Indian Student, Cut Off His Tongue For Refusing to Convert to Islam Watch for the Puff Ho to respond to this Muslim savagery by cranking out another article blaming me and my anti-jihad ads. Indian student brutally attacked in Germany, assailants cut off his tongue for refusing to convert India Today December 27 A 24-year Indian student in Bonn was brutally attacked by Islamic extremists who slashed his tongue when he refused to convert, German police said Thursday. The Indian student was attacked on Christmas eve when he was on the way...
  • Atty: Hobby Lobby won't offer morning-after pill

    12/28/2012 11:23:35 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores said Thursday that the arts and crafts chain plans to defy a federal mandate requiring it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill, despite risking potential fines of up to $1.3 million per day. Hobby Lobby and religious book-seller Mardel Inc., which are owned by the same conservative Christian family, are suing to block part of the federal health care law that requires employee health care plans to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar emergency contraception pills. The companies claim the mandate violates the religious beliefs...
  • Piers Morgan Wants to Amend Moses

    12/28/2012 11:19:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies` ^ | December 28, 2012 | Michael Brown
    Fresh off his attack on America’s gun control laws, Piers Morgan set his sights on another set of laws that trouble him, the laws of Moses and the Bible. But before he called for an amendment to the Bible to recognize “gay rights,” Morgan actually asked his guest, Pastor Rick Warren, a very fair question, and Warren stumbled in his answer. Of course, Morgan’s timing could not have been worse. After all, this was a Christmas Eve interview with a Christian leader, and Morgan is not exactly riding a wave of popularity. And to compare the Bible to the Constitution...
  • #Savage Egyptian Cleric Threatens Egypt's Copts with Genocide: "The day Egyptians…feel you are...

    12/28/2012 11:17:58 AM PST · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    #Savage Egyptian Cleric Threatens Egypt's Copts with Genocide: "The day Egyptians…feel you are against them, you will be wiped off the face of the Earth" The above ad is part of our newly expanded anti-jihad campaign. The regime that Barack Obama is responsible for putting into power in Egypt is increasingly showing its true colors -- and the Coptic Christians are in serious jeopardy. Egyptian Cleric Threatens Egypt's Copts with Genocide Raymond Ibrahim Right Side News December 28 (thanks to Assad Elepty) "The day Egyptians…feel you are against them, you will be wiped off the face of the Earth." —...
  • Regulating the Militia - The Second Amendment is about protecting ourselves from the state.

    12/28/2012 11:17:53 AM PST · by servo1969 · 47 replies
    NRO ^ | Kevin D. Williamson
    My friend Brett Joshpe has published an uncharacteristically soft-headed piece in the San Francisco Chronicle arguing that in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook, conservatives and Republicans should support what he calls “sensible” gun-control laws. It begins with a subtext of self-congratulation (“As a conservative and a Republican, I can no longer remain silent . . . Some will consider it heresy,” etc.), casts aspersions of intellectual dishonesty (arguments for preserving our traditional rights are “disingenuous”), advances into ex homine (noting he has family in Sandy Hook, as though that confers special status on his preferences), fundamentally misunderstands the argument for the...
  • Piers Morgan in New Gun Attack

    12/28/2012 11:12:18 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Daily Star ^ | December 28, 2012 | Keyan Milanian
    PIERS Morgan has blasted Americans for posting snaps of guns they got for Christmas just two weeks after the Sandy Hook massacre. Smiling Yanks posed with their deadly gifts in front of Christmas trees and wrapped presents. But the bizarre images of left broadcaster Piers, 47, “unsettled”. The telly presenter, who hosts Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN, is campaigning for stricter gun laws in the US. Piers wrote on the CNN website: “I’ve made my own views clear on my show. The senseless killing has to stop.” Just two weeks ago, Adam Lanza, 20, shot dead his mother, 20 children...
  • Hamas-CAIR protests exclusion from U.S. of Hateful and Violent Muslim cleric who preached jihad...

    12/28/2012 11:11:59 AM PST · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Hamas-CAIR protests exclusion from U.S. of Hateful and Violent Muslim cleric who preached jihad against Christians: "Throats must be slit and skulls must be shattered" Hamas-CAIR continues to unmask itself. Last week, they teamed with the Hitler-worshipping Sheik Qaradawi. Now this: Hamas-linked CAIR protests exclusion from U.S. of Muslim cleric who preached jihad against Christians: "Throats must be slit and skulls must be shattered" Jihadwatch, December 27, 2012 (thanks to Hamas-linked CAIR, ever-lauded by the mainstream media as a "civil rights organization," once again reveals its true colors. "CAIR Protests Saudi Radical's Exclusion From U.S.," from IPT News, December...
  • Western Leaders Keep Silent on Afghanistan Murders

    12/28/2012 11:11:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | December 28, 2012 | Diana West
    Early in 2012, I opened a column with this question: "Is there a single public official who is examining -- who cares about -- the murder spree by Afghan security forces against Western troops and security contractors in Afghanistan?" Nearly one year has passed, during which 62 Americans and other Westerners have been killed by Afghan forces "inside the wire." The president has yet to call for "meaningful change"; in fact, he has said nothing about it. The Congress has said nothing about it. During the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney said nothing about it. Such silence is a national disgrace,...
  • Mufti Of Australia And Delegation Meet With Hamas Prime Minister Haniya And Officials In Gaza

    12/28/2012 11:06:20 AM PST · by Perseverando
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Again and again, we see the true nature of the devout and the pious -- genocidal aspirations, ethnic cleansing, hatred and violence. There is a consistent thread that runs through all of this, no matter the country of origin (Austalia, France, UK, US, Germany, et al) -- the common thread is Islamic jihad. Country, language, border is of no import. "Islam is Islam" (to quote Turkish PM Erdogan). Mufti Of Australia And Delegation Meet With Hamas Prime Minister Haniya And Officials In Gaza MEMRI Following are excerpts from a report on a delegation of Australian Muslims to the Gaza Strip,...
  • Rep. Tony Cornish: Schools need firearms

    12/28/2012 11:03:59 AM PST · by rhema · 10 replies
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 12/27/12 | TONY CORNISH
    As one of your state representatives, I back the National Rifle Association's proposal 100 percent, inasmuch as it calls for an armed guard of some type in every school. No. I'm not an NRA pawn, and I don't take a dime from them, directly or through other channels. It's interesting how some legislators speak to the public with what they think might be a popular response for the media. U.S. Rep. Tim Walz recently said he was shocked with the NRA's proposal to put an armed cop in each school, in what he thought would turn schools into "armed encampments."...
  • Sharia Honor Code: ‘Buried alive’, Man’s eyes gouged out over suspicion (Pakistan)

    12/28/2012 11:01:25 AM PST · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    More of that super special, better-than-yours Islamic justice under the sharia: ‘Buried alive’: Man’s eyes gouged out over suspicion December 28, 2012(thanks to The Religion of Peace) FAISALABAD / MUZAFFARGARH: A man’s eyes were gouged out on Thursday allegedly by eight men over a suspicion of an extramarital affair in Muzaffargarh. He was taken to Nishtar Hospital, where doctors treating him said that he would likely survive. Police said three men had been arrested and that they were looking for the rest. Shehr Sultan police said that father of eight Bilal, a farmer who is known by his first...
  • Happy New Year 2013

    12/28/2012 10:57:59 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 29, 2012 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — It's "Auld Lang Syne" time again. Robert Burns is credited with "collecting" the lyrics for the old Scottish drinking and dancing ballad that's become a traditional part of New Year's festivities. The most memorable verses — "should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind" and the chorus, "for auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we'll take a cup o' kindness yet for auld lang syne" — are often described as reminders of "the good old times" amid new beginnings. That's a tough task this year. Saying goodbye to 2012 won't be hard. But...

    12/28/2012 10:52:10 AM PST · by greeneyes · 108 replies
    Free Republic | 12/28/2012 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread ... there is no telling where it will go and...
  • Q+A: Cody Wilson Of The Wiki Weapon Project On The 3-D Printed Future of Firearms

    12/28/2012 10:51:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 49 replies ^ | 21 December, 2012 | Clay Dillow
    The Wiki Weapon project is an initiative undertaken by Defense Distributed, a non-profit headed by University of Texas law student Cody Wilson aimed at generating a freely-distributed, open source design for a 3-D printed firearm--an idea that has come under serious fire from proponents of increased gun control in the U.S., particularly in light of last week’s tragic shooting of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The idea behind the project--embraced by some, absolutely detested by others--is that technology will soon make regulating firearms virtually impossible. That is a very polarizing idea. But to say the...
  • The Video Game Based On Obama's American Dream

    12/28/2012 10:46:41 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-28-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Obama Orders Raise for Biden, Members of Congress, Federal Workers

    12/28/2012 10:45:48 AM PST · by ColdOne · 43 replies ^ | 12/28/12 | DANIEL HALPER
    President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker now to receive a pay increase is Vice President Joe Biden. According to disclosure forms, Biden made a cool $225,521 last year. After the pay increase, he'll now make $231,900 per year. Members of Congress, from the House and Senate, also will receive a little bump, as their annual salary will go from $174,000 to 174,900. Leadership in Congress, including the speaker of the House, will likewise get an increase.
  • Big Payday for Law Firm in Toyota Deal

    12/28/2012 10:41:31 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 10 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/26/12 | Mike Ramsey and Joe Palazzolo
    Hagens Berman LLP, the Seattle-based law firm that served as lead counsel in a class-action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp., stands to receive a big payday in a proposed $1.1 billion settlement with the Japanese auto maker. * * * Steve W. Berman, a managing partner in the firm, estimated fees of $200 million, about 18% of the total.
  • Kenya hospital imprisons new mothers with no money

    12/28/2012 10:36:02 AM PST · by redreno · 7 replies
    myfoxorlando ^ | 12/28/2012 | By Associated Press
    NAIROBI, Kenya - The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges that he detains mothers who can't pay their bills.
  • Fred Williamson takes on Gary Busey

    12/28/2012 10:33:32 AM PST · by dennisw · 10 replies over to 54 seconds in and see how Fred handles Gary Busey
  • Feinstein's Gun Control Bill Will Trigger The Next American Revolution (Must read alert)

    12/28/2012 10:29:55 AM PST · by Zakeet
    Zero Hedge ^ | December 28, 2012 | Brandon Smith
    All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party - Mao Tse TungAfter a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military - William Burroughs Revolution? Yes, it all sounds rather “extreme”, but the cold hard reality of our era is not going to comfort us...
  • N.Y. special session on gun laws appears unlikely

    12/28/2012 10:29:54 AM PST · by neverdem
    The Ithaca Journal (N.Y.) | Dec 26, 2012 | Joseph Spector
    Here's the link.
  • Iran’s Ahmadinejad to Christians: “Merry Christmas!”

    12/28/2012 10:29:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 28, 2012 | Pete Winn
    Flouting the political correctness of many Western leaders this Christmas season, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wasn't afraid to say “Merry Christmas.” … Ahmadinejad further “wished happiness, health and success for all Christians around the globe, and expressed the hope that the whole world would witness administration of justice through solidarity of all divine religions,” according to the semi-official news agency. … Ahmadinejad’s expressed “solidarity of all divine religions” also does not appear to include Judaism or extend to the Jewish state of Israel. …
  • Shocking moment motorist is ambushed and pistol-whipped by pair of masked robbers.

    12/28/2012 10:26:50 AM PST · by Mr Ramsbotham · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1:29 EST, 28 December 2012 | Helen Collis
    This is the shocking moment two masked thugs brutally attacked a 62-year-old man with a gun moments after he arrived home. The footage shows how the man, who had just driven up to his house and parked his Range Rover, was punched to the floor before being repeatedly hit with the weapon.
  • Add One More Thing to the List of ‘Things the Media Got Wrong About Newtown’

    12/28/2012 10:21:07 AM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 42 replies
    New York News & Features ^ | December 28, 2012 | Dan Amira
    <p>In the hours and days following the Newtown massacre, the media reported a metric sh*tload of what were later discovered to be incorrect details, including the identity of the shooter, his mom's connection to the school, where she was killed, how Adam Lanza got into the building, and the weapons he used. Now we can add another one to the list: Adam Lanza was not wearing body armor, but "a fishing type vest, a jacket with a lot of pockets," according to a Connecticut state police spokesman.</p>
  • Reagan's Last-Ditch Falklands Plea Revealed

    12/28/2012 10:11:00 AM PST · by the scotsman · 72 replies
    Sky News ^ | 28th December 2012 | Alistair Bunkall
    'Ronald Reagan issued a last-ditch appeal to Margaret Thatcher to abandon her campaign to retake the Falklands and to hand over the islands to international peacekeepers, according to official documents made public today. Files released by the National Archives at Kew, South West London, under the 30-year rule show that as British troops closed in on final victory, the US president made a late-night phone call to Mrs Thatcher urging her not to completely humiliate the Argentines. However, his request fell on deaf ears as a defiant Prime Minister insisted that she had not sent a British task force across...
  • Feinstein's Gun Control Bill Will Trigger The Next American Revolution

    12/28/2012 10:03:18 AM PST · by Errant · 167 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | December 28, 2012 | Brandon Smith
    ...Revolution? Yes, it all sounds rather “extreme”, but the cold hard reality of our era is not going to comfort us with diplomacies and niceties, so honestly, why should I have to sugar coat anything? We live in extreme times and there is no longer room for prancing around the ultimate consequences of that which is taking place in America today. This country is increasingly sliding towards the edge of internal conflict. The Liberty Movement and true Constitutionalists see it, subsections of Republicans and Democrats see it, and most of all, the federal government sees it. In fact, they may...
  • Funny Political Anti-Obama & Anti-Liberal Picture Source

    12/28/2012 9:58:47 AM PST · by zantus · 8 replies
    zPatriot ^ | 12/28/2012 | zantus has a really funny collection of pictures & cartoons that are pretty much anti-Obama/Liberal. This is my new source when I am looking for the perfect picture for my conservative posts.
  • The Fiscal Cliff and Housing: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    12/28/2012 9:52:51 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 6 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 12/28/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    President Obama has summoned Congressional leaders to the White House to discuss avoiding the “fiscal cliff.” The fiscal cliff contains three elements: 1) automatic spending cuts (good), 2) expiration of Bush-era tax cuts (bad) and 3) Obamacare tax implementation (ugly). First, automatic spending cuts in fiscal 2013 would cause federal spending would fall an estimated $65 billion. For perspective, the Federal government’s budget deficit ending in September 2012 was $1.09 trillion. This means that the dreaded automatic spending cuts will amount to a paltry 6% of the 2012 budget deficit. Second, taxes will be going up in 2013 by an...

    12/28/2012 9:49:44 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 17 replies
    Vanity | 12/28/2012 | Dick Bachert
    The lame-stream media is so far into the tank for the entire Obama Marxist agenda they haven’t been seen for 6 years. If you’re still waiting for that call from PMSNBC to come over and lay some on-air facts on Chris “Mr. Tingles” Mathews fuggedaboutit. We who are old enough to remember what freedom is need to avail ourselves of other ways to reach what Limbaugh calls “low information voters.” I prefer a term recently used by another writer: “Feral Adolescents.” Nearly all the server based or PC based email software provide the opportunity to affix a “Signature” to personal...
  • Time for Some Common-Sense Publishing Controls

    12/28/2012 9:41:09 AM PST · by NonZeroSum · 9 replies
    PJMedia ^ | December 25th, 2012 | Rand Simberg
    There has been another mass shooting and a revival of the illogical attempts by the gun grabbers to pass legislation that would have done nothing to prevent it, but would punish law-abiding gun owners. One of their favorite arguments, no matter how often debunked, is that the Founders wouldn’t have written the Second Amendment as they did had they anticipated anything beyond muskets. Here’s a classic recent example from that brilliant British expert on American history, CNN’s Piers Morgan, who seems to be projecting when he calls his debating partner an “unbelievably stupid man,” because he can’t logically hold up...
  • Blackburn Target of Thursday Forum by "The Action" [Obama Cult Attacks Rs]

    12/28/2012 9:40:23 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Memphis Flyer ^ | 12/27/12 | Jackson Baker
    This one ’s off our beaten path — literally. U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who used to represent...Memphis...[will face a protest].
  • Reports: Israel special forces operating in Syria

    12/28/2012 9:26:27 AM PST · by Perseverando · 16 replies
    WND ^ | December 27, 2012 | Ryan Jones
    Air strike on WMD would require targeting groups to be on ground (Israel Today) Various Western, Arab and Israeli media reports have been claiming for over a month now that Israeli special forces are on the ground in Syria in an effort to keep tabs on its chemical weapons stockpile. Those reports mesh well with news that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited neighboring Jordan this week to discuss with King Abdullah a possible air strike on the bulk of Syria’s weapons of mass destruction. Such an air strike would require targeting groups to be on the ground. On Thursday, Israeli...
  • The List: Obama's Two Hundred and Fifth Week in Office

    12/28/2012 9:21:38 AM PST · by Nachum
    Nachumlist ^ | 12/28/12 | Nachum
    President Obama's Two Hundred and Fifth Week in Office Obama and Agenda 21Is The EPA´s Lisa Jackson Trying To Dodge A Federal Probe?Attorney claims EPA chief resigned over alias email accountsEPA Administrator Lisa Jackson resignsDeparting Environmental Chief Suggests Obama Has Failed On ClimateWhat is EPA Chief Lisa Jackson hiding?Benghazi-GateBogus Benghazi Punishments Slammed by Ros-Lehtinen Obama Attacks the Second AmendmentSen. Feinstein's 'Assault Weapon' Ban Really Handgun BanThe Senate goes for handgunsObama: I Ran So I Could Have 'Men With Guns' Around My DaughtersArne Duncan: 'We Have Common Values That Go Far Beyond the Constitutional Right to Bear Arms'Gallup: Opposition to handgun...
  • Forty years later, Vietnam remembered by the soldiers

    12/28/2012 9:18:19 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/28/12 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Forty years later, veterans still suffer rebound effects from inhabiting thick jungles during one of America’s most brutal wars. “Inside the Vietnam War,” airs tonite, December 28 at 8 p.m., in a special encore presentation on the National Geographic Channel. An outstanding memorial tribute by USA TODAY it features individual interviews of veterans from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Marine Security Guard, Bill Newell stood post at the US Embassy in Saigon on April 29, 1975, when he got the news that two of his fellow Marines became the last Americans to die in that terrible war....
  • Congressman blasts Obama's decision to 'arm' extremists

    12/28/2012 9:17:52 AM PST · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    WND ^ | December 27, 2012 | John Griffing
    Calls decision to give Muslim Brotherhood F-16s as 'unwise' Congressman Ted Poe, R-Texas, says it is irresponsible for Barack Obama to be “arming” a country that may be aiming for the destruction of Israel with a shipment of 20 F-16 fighter jets. “It is reckless and unwise for the U.S. to give F-16s to Egypt and its new president/dictator, controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood,” he told WND. “This extremist group is notoriously anti-American and anti-Israel. The United States should not be arming a country ruled by a group that has the destruction of Israel in its charter.” Poe’s comments fall...
  • Another innocent victim murdered in the subway; Cops hunt woman who shoved man to his death

    12/28/2012 9:15:20 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 54 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/27/12 | Matthew Lysiak
    A heavyset Hispanic woman — seen by five witnesses pacing and mumbling to herself — pushes a helpless man in front of an oncoming Flushing-bound No. 7 train in Queens. She was caught on tape while fleeing the crime scene: police. A MAN WAITING for an approaching No. 7 train in Queens died a gruesome death Thursday night when a young woman darted up behind the helpless straphanger and pushed him onto the tracks, police said. The unidentified victim was crushed by the first and second cars of the Flushing-bound train about 8 p.m, as his murderer hustled down the...

    12/28/2012 9:15:17 AM PST · by carlo3b · 28 replies
    Cooking With Chef Carlo ^ | 12/28/2012 | Carlo3b, Dad, Chef, Author
    HAPPY NEW YEAR! BYE, BYE, 2012... What happened? HELLO, 2013... What’s new? Our rear view mirror is crystal clear, and by looking through it we can clearly see what went wrong last year... This time of the year is a great time to take inventory and decide what we want to bring with us, and what we should be grateful to leave behind... It’s up to us to decide if we want this to be a better year, if last year wasn’t all that great... The New Year is the last chance to make the changes that can offer us...
  • White House Botches Schwarzkopf Statement

    12/28/2012 9:13:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 12/28/12 | Keith Koffler
    The White House Thursday botched a written statement honoring the 1991 Gulf War hero General Norman Schwarzkopf, having to upgrade it from a “statement by the press secretary” to one by the president.(Snip)While the nation and the Schwarzkopf family were surely gratified to have Jay Carney honor General Schwarzkopf on their behalf, someone in the White House with a decent sense of history – or just a decent sense of propriety – must have belatedly realized that the man who cleared Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait and gave the United States victory in war deserved a mention
  • Abbas vows to disband PA if Israel won't talk

    12/28/2012 9:12:38 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 25 replies
    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned that he would disband his Palestinian Authority if there was no Israeli movement toward renewing peace talks after Israel's elections on January 22. Abbas, in an interview with the Israeli daily Haaretz, said that if such a situation arose he would hand full responsibility for the occupied West Bank to the Israeli government. "If there is no progress even after the election I will take the phone and call (Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu," Abbas said. "I'll tell him... Sit in the chair here instead of me, take the keys, and you will be responsible for...
  • Can low-information voters be reached?

    12/28/2012 9:11:25 AM PST · by Perseverando · 64 replies
    WND ^ | December 26, 2012 | Robert Ringer
    Exclusive: Robert Ringer seeks ways to get through to the redistribution-minded While driving into D.C. last week, I was listening to Rush Limbaugh expound on an important issue that I don’t believe many pro-liberty people give much thought to. He said that “low-information” voters present a serious problem because there is no way to reach people who are uninformed. Worse, most of these people don’t like conservatives or libertarians. No doubt about it, Rush has zeroed in on the crux of the problem when it comes to the decline and fall of the American Empire. How in the world do...
  • Govt constantly wants more money-they havent wisely spent what we already gave and they want more

    12/28/2012 9:02:51 AM PST · by Former MSM Viewer · 17 replies
    I call on Congress to first be responsible with how they spend already. I am sick of them constantly demanding more of our money when they squander and waste the trillions they already extract from us.
  • Liberals Who Cling to Their Guns

    12/28/2012 9:01:41 AM PST · by chessplayer · 19 replies
    Few things animate the ire of liberals more than the right to bear arms. Liberals loathe the Second Amendment and when horrific tragedies like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut rear their ugly head, they are quick on the draw to call for more gun control. But just don’t ask liberals to practice what they preach. Senator Dianne Feinstein of California is readying legislation to re-introduce a ban on assault weapons. Yet, as Mark Levin pointed out, Feinstein owned a concealed firearm. She said, “If somebody tries to take me out I’m going to take them...
  • Arkansas Parole Board: Keep convicted child rapist Michael Walling in prison

    12/28/2012 8:46:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    change.ort ^ | 12.28.2012 | Joyce Bailey
    KEEP MICHAEL WALLING IN PRISON IN ORDER TO KEEP HIM FROM RAPING OTHER LITTLE GIRLS! In 1999, Michael Walling was convicted of 28 counts of rape against my 8 year old daughter. After his arrest, we found out that he had also sexually offended two (2) other little girls. He was convicted and sentenced for my Daughters rape, receiving 25 years with 5 years suspended. In addition to raping my daughter, during his time in prison, Michael Walling has sued me three (3) times for money to live on. His first parole hearing is in February of 2013, and I...
  • Video shows suspect fleeing the scene of fatal Queens subway shove (NYers let her escape)

    12/28/2012 8:41:15 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/28/12 | LARRY CELONA
    A madwoman last night pushed a stranger onto subway tracks in Queens, where he was killed by a train, police and witnesses said. It was the second such nightmare in less than a month. The unsuspecting victim was waiting at the elevated 40th Street station of the 7 line in Sunnyside at 8 p.m. “This lady, she just pushed the guy on the tracks. Then she ran away. I was screaming and closing my eyes,” said witness Tenzing Tegeng, 21, one of five people on the platform. “I knew he was gonna get hit by the train. That’s why I...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, December 28, 2012 -

    12/28/2012 8:40:43 AM PST · by tioga · 50 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | FRiday's Sub
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”. ReconditeAdjective 1. Not easily understood; abstruse. See Synonyms at ambiguous. 2. Concerned with or treating something abstruse or obscure: recondite scholarship. 3. Concealed; hidden. reconditely - adv.; reconditeness - n. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes on.... Review Threads:...
  • Sotomayor Ruled in Favor of Muslim Inmate’s Ramadan Dinner But Rejected Christian Hobby Lobby

    12/28/2012 8:34:45 AM PST · by george76 · 30 replies
    Gateway ^ | December 27, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Justice Sotomayer ruled in favor of Muslim inmates but ruled against Christian business owners. The Supreme Court denied a request by Hobby Lobby, a Christian-owned company, to shield the company from the controversial contraceptive mandate. Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected a request for an emergency injunction that would have shielded employers from the mandate. Hobby Lobby could face fines of up to $1.3 million a day if they do not comply to the Obama mandate. Yet, as Laura Ingraham pointed out, in a previous case Sotomayor ruled for a Muslim inmate who was denied Ramadan meals.
  • Abortion, eugenics and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    12/28/2012 8:29:57 AM PST · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND ^ | December 26, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    Exclusive: Jack Cashill rejects writer's attempt to soften justice's 'too many' remark In a recent article in Slate, Emily Bazelon attempts to purge from the record comments Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made to Bazelon about abortion a few years prior. In a 2009 interview for the New York Times Magazine, Ginsburg said the following: “Frankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of.” In the course of the Slate article, Bazelon goes to great and unconvincing lengths to...
  • NRA Has Higher Favorability Rating than Both Obama and the Media

    12/28/2012 8:28:22 AM PST · by · 6 replies ^ | December 28, 2012 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams Jr.
    Recent polling data show that the National Rifle Association has a higher favorability rating than both President Barack Obama and the mainstream media. Fifty-four percent of Americans said they have a favorable opinion of the NRA according to a USA Today/Gallup Poll conducted Dec. 19-22. A Gallup poll released earlier this year showed that Americans’ distrust of the media hit a new high with 60 percent saying they had little or no trust in the mass media while 40 percent said they had a great deal or fair amount of trust. Barack Obama’s popularity falls short of each with a...
  • Employment Collapsed In Today's Chicago PMI Report, But It's A Mistake To Freak Out About It

    12/28/2012 8:26:22 AM PST · by blam · 6 replies
    TBI ^ | 12-28-2012 | Sam Ro
    Employment Collapsed In Today's Chicago PMI Report, But It's A Mistake To Freak Out About It Sam RoDecember 28, 2012 Earlier this morning, we learned that the Chicago PMI climbed to 51.6 in December. This was slightly ahead of economists expectations. The gain was largely driven by a jump in the new orders sub-index. However, the employment index collapsed to a three-year low. Should we be worried? TD Securities' Eric Green thinks we should take a deep breath and think about what happened. "That may look worse than it really is, however," he writes. "The drop in employment reflects the...