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  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-02-13 (DUmmies Slam Luke Russert for Telling Accidental Truths)

    01/02/2013 9:55:27 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 29 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 2, 2013 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The secret to becoming a successful LOUSY FREEPER TROLL over in DUmmieland is to build up a big post count. And the best way to do that is to post on threads where you more or less agree with the DUmmies. In the case of this THREAD, "Tim Russert's kid really bothers me," I think that even most normal people can agree with that sentiment. Of course, left unsaid, except by one DUmmie, is the fact that Chelsea Clinton is an even WORSE correspondent than Luke Russert. However, before we proceed further you must check out this hilarious VIDEO...
  • Paper hires armed guards after mapping gun permits

    01/02/2013 9:52:00 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 16 replies
    Paper hires armed guards after mapping gun permits A newspaper just north of New York City that published maps on its website showing the names and addresses of pistol-permit holders in its coverage area has reportedly hired armed guards at one of its offices. The Journal News, a Gannett Co. Inc. publication based in White Plains, N.Y., hired the armed security guards days after posting the maps in the wake of last month's deadly rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., the Rockland County Times reported. According to police reports obtained by the Times, The Journal News' Rockland editor,...
  • A saint for the year (program generates a personal saint for the year) [Catholic Caucus]

    01/02/2013 9:48:48 AM PST · by NYer · 30 replies
    Conversion Diary ^ | January 2, 2013 | JENNIFER FULWILER
    A saint for the year It’s that time of year again! I just used my little Saint’s Name Generator program to have a saint chosen at random to be my patron for the year. So, umm, should I be concerned that this is who I got?St. Michael the Archangel Patron of (among other things): people in danger at sea, ambulance drivers, bankers, dying people, the sick, swordsmiths(What on earth does God have in store for me this year?)Click here if you’d like the generator to choose a saint for you! Note that you have to click twice to get your...
  • Ryan, Ribble join Wis. Dems in supporting fiscal cliff bill (Paul Ryan = RINO Fraudster)

    01/02/2013 9:47:30 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 57 replies
    WiscPolitics ^ | 1/2/13 | WiscPolitics
    GOP U.S. Reps. Paul Ryan and Reid Ribble joined all three Dems in the states House delegation to support legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. Republicans Sean Duffy, Tom Petri and Jim Sensenbrenner voted against the deal, which passed the House 257-167.
  • Seattle radio 770 KTTH drops Glenn Beck.

    01/02/2013 9:42:39 AM PST · by J. Worthington · 17 replies
    Beck's morning show dropped from Seattle's 770 KTTH in favor of David Boze's local show.
  • The end of America: Why Romney lost

    01/02/2013 9:42:14 AM PST · by Perseverando · 62 replies
    WND ^ | January 1, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Exclusive: Pamela Geller traces death of the republic to 2 short words The United States of America was created as an independent nation whose founding ideal was the principle of individual rights. Freedom. Ayn Rand said that freedom, in a political context, means freedom from government coercion. America was the first moral government based on individual rights, the nation of the Enlightenment. In this age of Obama, that ideal has been tossed aside for free stuff. I have, for some time, struggled with the new reality: America void of her reason, existing without the reason for her existence, her...
  • Now You Know Who the RINOS Are

    01/02/2013 9:37:51 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 29 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Gonna primary these Obama-enabling tools in 2014(if any of us are still in the GOP by then) Alabama --- Alaska Young, Donald DonAlaska At Large Arizona --- Arkansas Womack, SteveArkansas's 3rd congressional district California Bilbray, BrianCalifornia's 50th congressional district Bono Mack, MaryCalifornia's 45th congressional district Calvert, KenCalifornia's 44th congressional district, Denham, JeffCalifornia's 19th congressional district Dreier, DavidCalifornia's 26th congressional district Gallegly, EltonCalifornia's 24th congressional district Herger, Walter WallyCalifornia's 2nd congressional district Lungren, Daniel E.California's 3rd congressional district McKeon, Howard BuckCalifornia's 25th congressional district Miller, GaryCalifornia's 42nd congressional district Royce, Edward EdCalifornia's 40th congressional district Colorado --- Connecticut --- Delaware...
  • Louis XVI blood mystery 'solved'

    01/02/2013 9:36:39 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 29 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Dec. 31, 2012 | David Blair
    When King Louis XVI went to the guillotine after the French Revolution, Parisians jostled to acquire a gruesome relic of regicide by dipping garments in his blood. Researchers have been trying to establish whether a genuine memento of this momentous execution in the Place de la Revolution survives today. A new DNA analysis has solved a mystery that has lasted for almost 220 years, finding that an ornate gourd almost certainly carries the bloodstains of the fallen king. On Jan 21 1793, a Parisian called Maximilien Bourdaloue witnessed Louis's public decapitation as the postrevolutionary "Terreur" took hold. Afterwards, he joined...
  • 62% Claim They Favor Across-the-Board Spending Cuts (But they don't really mean it)

    01/02/2013 9:35:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/02/2013 | Bryan Preston
    If this Rasmussen poll reflected reality, our politics would be entirely rearranged. 62% Favor Across-the-Board Spending Cuts, But 57% Think They’re Unlikely That's the headline. Here's some of the write-up. Even as official Washington signs off on a “fiscal cliff” deal with $1 in spending cuts to every $41 in new taxes, most voters continue to favor across-the-board spending cuts but doubt they are likely to happen. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 39% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is even somewhat likely that government spending will be significantly reduced over the next few...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: DIES IRAE, 01-02-13

    01/02/2013 9:28:47 AM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies
    CatholicReference.net ^ | 01-02-13 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):DIES IRAE The sequence beginning "That Day of Wrath" used at Requiem Masses. It was written in the thirteenth century by Thomas of Celano, biographer of St. Francis of Assisi; there have been hundreds of translations in all the major languages. There is no record of the authorship or origin of the old ecclesiastical melody. Among others who set it to music were Cherubini, Verdi, Bruneau, Gounod, Berlioz, and Mozart. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • Pennsylvania's Governor Is Suing The NCAA Over Its Sanctions Against Penn State

    01/02/2013 9:25:06 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | January 2, 2013 | Peter Jackson, Associated Press
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Gov. Tom Corbett scheduled a news conference for Wednesday to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit against the NCAA over stiff sanctions imposed against Penn State in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. ................. A person associated with the university and knowledgeable about the matter told The Associated Press that it is an antitrust action. .................... In announcing the news conference, Corbett, a Republican, did not indicate whether his office coordinated its legal strategy with state Attorney General-elect Kathleen Kane, who is scheduled to be sworn in Jan. 15. Kane, a...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Call now. Call right now.(IL)

    01/02/2013 9:20:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    gunssavelife.com ^ | 2 January, 2012 | GSL
    And call again in a few hours. Melt the phone lines. Do it now. Its URGENT. Its a very dynamic time in the Illinois General Assembly and the dynamic is swinging against gun owners rights. This is why you MUST call right now on these new bills which would ban modern firearms, magazines and regulate shooting ranges out of existence. The NRAs point-man in Springfield, Todd Vandermyde says it may be as high as a 50-50 chance that one or more of these anti-gun bills may be rammed through. Senator John Cullerton, the president of the Illinois Senate, feels the...
  • The American Revolution against British Gun Control

    01/02/2013 9:13:50 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    davekopel.org ^ | Summer 2012 | David B. Kopel
    This Article reviews the British gun control program that precipitated the American Revolution: the 1774 import ban on firearms and gunpowder; the 1774-75 confiscations of firearms and gunpowder; and the use of violence to effectuate the confiscations. It was these events that changed a situation of political tension into a shooting war. Each of these British abuses provides insights into the scope of the modern Second Amendment. Furious at the December 1773 Boston Tea Party, Parliament in 1774 passed the Coercive Acts. The particular provisions of the Coercive Acts were offensive to Americans, but it was the possibility that the...
  • Old and Worn Out? Why Not Suicide?

    01/02/2013 9:13:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2012 | Ken Connor
    This week, blogger Wesley J. Smith directed his readers' attention to an article on Salon.com written by Lillian B. Rubin. Eighty-eight years old and in failing health, Rubin speculates about our society's fear of death, the taboo surrounding elder suicide, and her own struggles with "ambivalence" about taking her own life. She challenges the notion that suicide is the coward's way out, insisting that on the contrary to accept the fact of one's "diminishing existence" and to take decisive action to end one's suffering is an act of immense courage. It would be disingenuous to accuse Rubin...
  • Why your paycheck is getting smaller, no matter what

    01/02/2013 9:12:14 AM PST · by scott0347 · 23 replies
    CNN.com ^ | January 2, 2013 | Emily Jane Fox
    For middle class Americans, there will be no escaping higher taxes in 2013. Congress was able to pass legislation to keep broader middle class income taxes from rising. But workers will still have to pay at least 2% more in payroll taxes. That's because the government had temporarily lowered the payroll tax rate in 2011 to 4.2% from 6.2%, in an effort to keep more cash in the pockets of Americans and provide a boost to the economy. The tax cut, which applies on the first $113,700 in annual earnings, expired on Monday.
  • Obama goes back on vacation without signing cliff bill

    01/02/2013 9:11:22 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 27 replies
    After spending months telling Americans that the fiscal cliff deal was the most important thing facing their nation, Barack Obama has gone back to his vacation. Within a few hours of the bill's passage last night, he was enjoying the comforts of Air Force One, en route to Hawaii. Heaven forbid hes forced to sacrifice any more of his multi-million dollar getaway.
  • YOUR TURN! (((DRUDGE POLL))) JOHN BOEHNER FOR SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE?

    01/02/2013 9:09:58 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 44 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | January 2, 2013 | Drudge
    YOUR TURN! (((DRUDGE POLL))) JOHN BOEHNER FOR SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE? YEA NAY
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    01/02/2013 9:05:03 AM PST · by Hiskid · 9 replies
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  • The Massacre Was Not at the Rod and Gun Club

    01/02/2013 8:59:47 AM PST · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 29 December 2012 | Charles G. Mills
    GLEN COVE, NY - Of course there are no massacres at the Rod and Gun Club. Two-thirds of the worst American massacres of our generation have been at public universities, high schools, and elementary schools. There are both supernatural and natural reasons for this. The Aztecs and the Carthaginians sacrificed babies. The Romans discarded them. Our contemporaries kill them in the womb. Chesterton said that the killing of babies is a sign of the presence of the devil. Public schools are the most obvious place where American society has completely excluded God. We should not be surprised if this leaves...
  • TLWIR 51: Coreboot: the Solution to the Secure Boot Fiasco

    01/02/2013 8:50:31 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 9 replies
    Begin Linux ^ | 29 December 2012 | Rex Djere
    Summary: Is it possible that the recent attempts to push secure boot onto computer users was a response to the growing hardware vendor support for coreboot back in 2011? This is only speculation on my part, but I suspect that this might be the case. Coreboot is a badly needed solution that can restore freedom to PC users while updating the outdated PC BIOS technology. What is CoreBoot?Coreboot is a free software replacement for the BIOS currently found in most computers. It is also a better alternative than UEFI/secure boot because it gives the owner of a computer the freedom...
  • Sleepers

    01/02/2013 8:49:32 AM PST · by Happy Rain · 14 replies
    Happy Rain | Happy Rain
    The scene in "Sleepers" where Tommy Marcano and John Reilly encounter Sean Nokes in a Hell's Kitchen Pub fourteen years after their last encounter...
  • Henry Blodget of Business Insider: DON'T BE FOOLED: The Republicans Are Winning

    01/02/2013 8:46:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/02/2013 | Henry Blodget
    To listen to all the moaning out of the House of Representatives yesterday, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Republicans are losing the fiscal battle in Washington. Actually, they're winning. To see this, you just need to step back and look at the tax deal and the country's fiscal trends from a broader perspective. Yesterday, the American government voted to extend almost all of the Bush Tax Cuts permanently. Not temporarily, as a stimulus measure. Permanently. Ever since the Bush Tax Cuts were first enacted in 2001--temporarily, as a stimulus measure--one goal of the Republican party has been...
  • Archbishop Nichols Ends Soho Masses After Six Years [Parish Entrusted to Ordinariate]

    01/02/2013 8:45:20 AM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 1/2/13 | Mark Greaves
    Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has announced that Masses in Soho organised for gay people are to end. He also revealed that the church where the Masses took place will be entrusted to the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. The fortnightly Soho Masses at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Warwick Street were established by the diocese almost six years ago. They were intended to be particularly welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Catholics, their parents, friends and families. Archbishop Nichols said today that, while the Masses will stop, pastoral care of the community will continue at...
  • Why is America Getting Crazier Every Year?

    01/02/2013 8:42:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/1/2013 | American Dream
    Why does it seem like America is getting crazier with each passing year? It has become glaringly apparent that very deep corruption has taken root in our society from the lowest levels of society all the way up to the highest levels of society. In fact, some of the worst behavior of all is being exhibited by those that are supposed to be examples for our young people politicians, bankers, lawyers, CEOs, etc. As we enter 2013, the American people are greedy, selfish, boastful, proud, arrogant, disrespectful, ungrateful, materialistic, unforgiving, without self-control and they are completely and totally addicted...
  • Peter King calls for donation cut-off to fellow Republicans over stalled Sandy aid bill

    01/02/2013 8:42:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/02/2013
    <p>A top House Republican lashed out at party leaders Wednesday over a decision to end the session without a vote on aid for Superstorm Sandy victims, going so far as to urge constituents to stop donating to congressional Republicans.</p> <p>"I'm saying anyone from New York and New Jersey who contributes one penny to congressional Republicans is out of their minds," Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., told Fox News. "What they did last night was put a knife in the back of New Yorkers and New Jerseyans."</p>
  • OBAMA: FISCAL CLIFF DEAL IS 'JUST ONE STEP,' VOWS NOT TO DEBATE DEBT CEILING

    01/02/2013 8:39:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/02/2013 | Grace Wyler
    Appearing shortly after the House voted to pass a fiscal cliff deal Tuesday night, President Barack Obama called the bill a "first step" toward deficit reduction, but warned that he will not go through the same battle with Republicans over the debt ceiling. "Thanks to the votes of Democrats and Republicans in Congress I will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2% of Americans," Obama said. "Tonights agreement further reduces the deficit by raising $620 billion in revenue from the wealthiest households." But, he added, "the fact is, the deficit is still too high." "I believe there's...
  • White-Flag Surrender on Cliff

    01/02/2013 8:39:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2012 | Mike Shedlock
    For all the pissing and moaning over the fiscal cliff, there was never much of a "cliff" in the first place. Worse yet, every delay made matters increasing irresponsible in terms of addressing the deficit. The final result, as passed by the Senate, watered down budget cuts from $600 billion to a mere $12 billion. Moreover, the extension of the tax cuts will add almost $4 trillion to the deficit over 10 years according to CBO analysis of the American Taxpayer Relief Act. Nonetheless, that was not enough for liberal democrats who thought they did not get enough out of...
  • Krauthammer: Fiscal-Cliff Bill Represents Rout for Democrats (Video at link)

    01/02/2013 8:37:48 AM PST · by tsowellfan · 31 replies
    Democrats came out on top big-time in the fiscal-cliff bill approved by the House Tuesday, says conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer. Congress agreed to increase taxes on individuals with annual income of $400,000 in exchange for little in the way of spending cuts. Its a complete rout by the Democrats, Krauthammer told Fox News. Tonight is one of the low points that Republicans have had...
  • Dominos Pizza owner wins injunction on birth control mandate

    01/02/2013 8:36:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/02/2013 | MARY KATHARINE HAM
    We had this in headlines a couple of days ago, but many probably missed it over the holidays. It's enough of a departure from other recent decisions that it's worth posting here, and I have a feeling we could use a little good news on a bad day. The devoutly Catholic founder of Domino's filed this lawsuit on behalf of an office park he owns in Michigan, not Domino's Pizza, but the suit is one of more than 40 brought against the federal government to prevent religious owners of secular businesses from being forced to violate their religious beliefs under...
  • Big Business and Marxist Collusion Bourgeois Socialism

    01/02/2013 8:34:53 AM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 24 December 2012 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Who needs a Mayan apocalypse when you have Obama? The Occupy Movement, as we all know, was and is a tool of the elite. Skilled in projection and deflection, they screamed that big business was the enemy of the people and Marxism was the cure. No sane American would fall for that tripe. What the lame movement, if they had been honest, would have railed against was big business in collusion with big government. A marriage made in hell and brought to you by Barack Obama and the bourgeois socialists. We now have many, many examples of these elitists who...
  • The State Exists to Serve, Not Usurp, the Family

    01/02/2013 8:34:06 AM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 1/2/13 | Anthony Esolen
    We are approaching, in this series, Pope Leo XIIIs great encyclical Rerum Novarum, on the condition of the working classes. Ive been maintaining that it is impossible to discuss Catholic Social Teaching without specifying what Catholics understand as a society. Ive also insisted upon the wise dictum of Saint Thomas, that grace perfects nature, which alone suffices to instruct the attentive Catholic that to sever faith from civic life is artificial and unnatural. Now its time to look at two societies which the Pope holds up for our affection and admiration: the Christian family, and the Church. Far from seeing...
  • Who Goes to Prison Due to Gun Control?

    01/02/2013 8:33:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    blog.independent.org ^ | 21 December, 2012 | Anthony Gregory
    Somehow, left-liberals have associated the cause of gun rights with white racism, when if anything it is gun control that has a racist legacy. In the United States, early gun laws targeted recently freed blacks, and open carry first became banned in California under Governor Ronald Reagan to disarm groups like the Black Panthers. Today, blacks and Hispanics are disproportionately subjected to humiliating stop-and-frisk searches in the name of gun control. Perhaps the most telling data concerns the racial makeup of who goes to prison for gun violations. According to the U.S. Sentencing Commission, for Fiscal Year 2011, 49.6% of...
  • Politicians Playing Games and Fooling Their Constituents

    01/02/2013 8:32:06 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 1 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/31/2012 | Jack McHugh
    H.L. Mencken famously coined the term boobeoisie to characterize the gullibility of American voters. Thats probably unfair to regular people who at least in our Founders vision shouldnt be required to focus very much on politics and government. But the term may capture the attitude of many politicians who are all too willing the exploit the rational ignorance of the average voter. A prime example is legislation to exempt from sales tax the value of a used car that is traded in on a new car purchase. Like daisies in the spring, this measure is introduced in every...
  • Renditions continue under Obama, despite due-process concerns

    01/02/2013 8:29:37 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 1 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 1, 2013 | By Craig Whitlock
    The three European men with Somali roots were arrested on a murky pretext in August as they passed through the small African country of Djibouti. But the reason soon became clear when they were visited in their jail cells by a succession of American interrogators. U.S. agents accused the men two of them Swedes, the other a longtime resident of Britain of supporting al-Shabab, an Islamist militia in Somalia that Washington considers a terrorist group. Two months after their arrest, the prisoners were secretly indicted by a federal grand jury in New York, then clandestinely taken into custody...
  • The refs are blind! No really Outback Bowl officials make a terrible call on a first down.

    01/02/2013 8:24:42 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 46 replies
    http://sports.yahoo.com/ ^ | 01/01/2013 | Frank Schwab
    Fans argue all the time that a referee missed a call, but those arguments are usually subjective. The holding call that killed the drive might have been ticky-tack, but it wasn't black and white that it was a missed call. The pass interference that set up the game-winning touchdown wasn't just a phantom call - it might have been a tough call but it was debatable. You very rarely see a football official flat out miss a call. A fourth-quarter call in the Outback Bowl was black and white. There really can be no debate. It was a blown call...
  • Cardinal George Issues Letter Urging Catholics to Oppose Gay Marriage Bill

    01/02/2013 8:23:25 AM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/1/13 | Manya A. Brachear
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a vote this week. "Civil laws that establish 'same-sex marriage' create a legal fiction," George and the bishops wrote in a letter sent to priests Tuesday. "The state has no power to create something that nature itself tells us is impossible." State Sen. Heather Steans, a Democrat from Chicago, said she plans to introduce the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act to legalize same-sex...
  • How to Resolve the Fiscal Cliff? Elementary, My Dear Watson!

    01/02/2013 8:22:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2013 | Ralph Benko
    As this column is being written America is preparing to head down the, theatrically styled, Fiscal Cliff. That cliff really is the chicken roost of 40 years of mostly disappointing and more than a decade of catastrophic economic growth. Lousy growth leads to a diminished tax base, capable of producing only anemic tax revenues. Washington, DC is emulating Sherlock Holmes locked in mortal combat with its own Moriarity-style criminal mastermind: the Deficit. In its own re-enactment of The Final Problem Washington disappears whether by rappelling in a mini-deal, or hurtling over its own Reichenbach Falls: The...
  • New Year's Resolutions for 2013

    01/02/2013 8:21:08 AM PST · by fattigermaster · 2 replies
    Me | 1/1/13 | fattigermaster
    Haven't run across a thread on this timely ritual, so here's one. My New Year's resolutions, such as they are. Share some of yours if you wish.
  • Fiscal Cliff Deal FAQ: What Just Happened and What It Means For You (LOL @ Derek Thompson)

    01/02/2013 8:20:56 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    atlantic ^ | 1-2-13 | Derek Thompson
    Last night, the House of Representatives signed off on a deal to avert the massive tax hikes and spending cuts known, nearly posthumously, as the "fiscal cliff." Today we are a presidential signature away from the official end of this absurd national nightmare. But did the president make a bad deal? Did he make a secretly ingenious deal? What's in it, anyway? Those are questions. These are our answers ... What's in the fiscal cliff deal? The Tweet-length version of this deal is: No more payroll tax holiday, higher taxes for the super-rich, and we'll figure out the rest later....
  • The "NO" Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WABC AM,January 2, 2013

    01/02/2013 8:19:06 AM PST · by Biggirl · 61 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | January 2,2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon, Today Is The Last Day Of The Rush Subs. Do Not Know Who Will Sub Today. Rush WILL Return Tomorrow. Enjoy Today's Sub. Happy New Year 2013!:)=^..^=
  • The Obama Strategy of straddle, jump and ride like hell

    01/02/2013 8:18:42 AM PST · by IbJensen · 1 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | 1/1/2012 | Jerry Todd,
    Obamas strategy is akin to a circus rider astride two horses one with currency manipulator George Soros whom he has further enriched with the Gulf oil spill fiasco evicting rigs to Brazil offshore along with a billion of taxpayer dollars to drill in Soros-controlled leases. (Note: only Republican people of wealth are the evil rich. 16 tons of gold Soros is just an international patriot the French would like to get their claws in.) The other horse is obviously his love of Sharia Law. He told Putin the Constitution was dead in 2009 and now he has the...
  • House Republicans reject Cliff deal but it passes anyway (Only 85 Republicans voted 'yea')

    01/02/2013 8:12:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/02/2013 | Rick Moran
    The deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is done as the House passed the Senate version in a late night session on Tuesday. The vote was 257-167. The fact that only 85 Republicans (out of 241) supported the deal calls into question Speaker Boehner's leadership in the next congress, although it is doubtful anyone has the fortitude - or the stature - to challenge him. All but 20 Democrats voted for the bill. Gone is the payroll tax holiday, which means 77% of American households will experience a tax increase in the new year. Taxes on dividends and capital gains...
  • Vanity - If the tax bill is not signed by Midnight tonight, will it be "pocket vetoed"?

    01/02/2013 8:10:07 AM PST · by Perdogg · 6 replies
    If the tax bill is not signed by Midnight tonight, will it be "pocket vetoed"? The old Congress expires in 13 hours, right?
  • Russians prepare to bring first-of-its-kind dual-screen smartphone to market

    01/02/2013 8:08:14 AM PST · by null and void · 6 replies
    Electronic Products ^ | 12/2/13 | Jeffrey Bausch
    Phone features LCD display on one side, e-ink screen on the other Well, here’s something you don’t see every day: A Moscow, Russia-based mobile phone company is getting ready to reveal a new type of phone that, if successful, could usher in a whole new generation of smartphones. Their novel concept: a two-sided smartphone that features a full-color LCD screen on one side, and an electronic-paper display on the other.The YotaPhone, by Yota Devices, features an LCD screen on one side, and electronic-paper display on the other. The company, Yota Devices, believes that the two-screen device — aptly referred to...
  • Your Paycheck in 2013: Part 1

    01/02/2013 8:04:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2012 | Political Calculations
    How much money will Uncle Sam allow you to keep from your paycheck in 2013 in the form of federal income taxes? Thanks to the so-called "fiscal cliff" standoff in Washington D.C., the answer, for now, is exactly the same as you would have taken home in 2012. That fact will hold true even if the reported deal struck and passed in the U.S. Senate early on 1 January 2013 is passed by the House of Representatives later in the day. That's because President Obama has previously directed the IRS to not issue any change in the directions it provides...
  • House votes to block salary hike for federal workers, members of Congress

    01/02/2013 7:54:05 AM PST · by yoe · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 1, 2013 | Pete Kasperowicz
    The House approved legislation on Tuesday that would block a pay increase for federal workers and members of Congress scheduled to take place in March. Members voted 287-129 in favor of the bill from Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.). Just two Republicans opposed the legislation, and 55 Democrats supported it. Republicans brought the bill up under a suspension of the rules in order to allow for quicker consideration, although that move also required a two-thirds majority vote. The bill is a response to an (executive order) last Friday from President Obama that would end the two-year federal worker pay freeze, and...
  • List Gannett owned companies (Boycott?)

    01/02/2013 7:49:10 AM PST · by mom4kittys · 5 replies
    politico.com ^ | 12/31/12 | Mackenzie Weinger
    http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/12/journal-news-advertisers-face-boycott-over-gun-map-153034.html Owns many Newspapers and television stations, Classified Ventures which includes Caes.com, HomeGain.com, HomeFinders.com Also Careerbuilder.com and Clipper Magazine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Gannett_Company_assets
  • Newspaper hires ARMED guards to patrol its headquarters - days after listing names of nearby gun

    01/02/2013 7:48:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    The New York newspaper that sparked controversy after publishing the names and addresses of nearby gun permit owners is now taking up arms in an apparent response to threats. The Journal News has reportedly hired a team of armed guards to patrol the paper's headquarters in West Nyack. The paper caused a stir on December 23 when it listed thousands of pistol permit holders in suburban Westchester and Rockland counties just north of New York City in an interactive map on its website. The Rockland County Times reported on Tuesday that Journal News editor Caryn A. McBride hired gun-toting security...
  • Plead Guilty or Go to Prison for Life: The Medical Marijuana Grower's Stark Choice

    01/02/2013 7:47:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2013 | Jacob Sullum
    Chris Williams, a Montana medical marijuana grower, faces at least five years in federal prison when he is sentenced on Feb. 1. The penalty seems unduly severe, especially because his business openly supplied marijuana to patients who were allowed to use it under state law. Yet five years is a cakewalk compared to the sentence Williams originally faced, which would have kept the 38-year-old father behind bars for the rest of his life. The difference is due to an extremely unusual post-conviction agreement that highlights the enormous power prosecutors wield as a result of mandatory minimum sentences so grotesquely unjust...
  • Massacre guns on sale in the UK

    01/02/2013 7:46:15 AM PST · by Da_Shrimp · 62 replies
    LETHAL assault rifles like the one used in Americas Sandy Hook school massacre are being LEGALLY sold in Britain. A Welsh-based firm is advertising a Ruger SR-22 semi-automatic as a clone of an AR-15, the gun loner Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people. Shocked campaigners are demanding new gun controls after The Sun discovered British dealers selling the weapons. A similar gun to Lanzas intimidating Bushmaster AR-15 is being sold by Arundel Militaria, based in Knighton, Powys. Anybody wanting to own the gun in Britain would need a section 1 firearms licence.Read more