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  • Does Congress Have the Authority to Tax Americans At Different Rates?

    01/02/2013 6:18:54 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 22 replies
    political outcast ^ | 1-2-13 | Gary DeMar
    The 16th Amendment gave the Federal Government the authority and power to tax every citizen. Here’s the wording of the Amendment: “The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.” Please note that there is no provision in this amendment that Congress is given the right to unequally apply this power. In looking over all the Constitution’s amendments, I don’t see an unequal distribution of either a freedom or limitation. Equality under the law requires that as each of...
  • UPDATE: Al Jazeera Buys Current TV, But It Won’t Be On Time Warner Cable

    01/02/2013 6:18:29 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Deadline ^ | 1/2/13 | DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor
    Current TV CEO Joel Hyatt just confirmed the sale in a memo to staffers. “Getting this transaction done was very difficult,” he writes. (Read the network’s official statement after the original break of the story.) Since Time Warner Cable would not consent to the sale “Current will no longer be carried on TWC. This is unfortunate, but I am confident that Al Jazeera America will earn significant additional carriage in the months and years ahead.” Time Warner Cable says that it is “removing the service as quickly as possible.” The loss of the No. 2 cable operator will hurt: Time...
  • Analysis: Ireland’s EU takeover bad news for Israel

    01/02/2013 6:12:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Jpost.com ^ | 1/2/13 | Herb Keinon
    Israel's harshest critic in the EU assumes the organization's presidency in a time of diplomatic turbulence. Ireland, perhaps Israel’s harshest critic inside the European Union, assumed the position of the EU presidency on Monday at a time when Israel is already bracing for a rocky period with the body over the stalled diplomatic process and construction beyond the Green Line. While the importance of the EU presidency has waned significantly in recent years as Brussels has increased its power and the EU’s foreign policy chief – and not the EU presidency – now chairs meetings of its foreign ministers and...
  • Bill O'Reilly actors aren't experts on rkba

    01/02/2013 6:07:35 PM PST · by reluctantwarrior · 42 replies
    1/2/13 | reluctant warrior
    BOR just said despite an actor profiting from the depiction of gun violence in their work they were entitled to call for r asonable restrictions on rkba I say bs mr O'Reilly What say you?
  • What happens with the Fiscal Cliff legislation?

    01/02/2013 6:01:58 PM PST · by ProudFossil · 7 replies
    Jan 2, 2012 | Vanity
    What happens to the legislation set up last year to impose the fiscal cliff impact?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 02 January 2013

    01/02/2013 6:01:41 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ FIRST TOUCH Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Hagenbrock holds his 7-week-old daughter for the first time after USS Louisiana's return from a strategic deterrent patrol in Bangor, Wash., Aug. 20, 2012. Hagenbrock is assigned to the ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ed Early Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. WELDER'S WORLD Air Force Airman 1st Class Brooke Goosen welds a Y-stand for holding...
  • Thank you FReepers!!!

    01/02/2013 6:01:27 PM PST · by OL Hickory · 8 replies
    Free republic ^ | 1/02/2013 | Ol Hickory
    Had computer issues, read a post from someone about trying linux (zorin 6) instead of windows7.. (I decided to check it out)...It was smooth installing and to my surprise it was FASTER than windows 7 on many things!! Thank you FReepers for the tech help!!!
  • Vanity: Who do you want as Speaker?

    01/02/2013 6:01:23 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 89 replies
    If John B's out then ANYONE could become Speaker of the House. How about Col. Allen West? Or.. a more serious possibility.. Rep Louie Gohmert?? Where do we call to lobby the voters??? We could freep them!
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 1-2-13

    01/02/2013 5:49:46 PM PST · by dynachrome · 23 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 1-2-13 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Gun-hating New York Journal News Hires Armed Security After Map Controversy

    01/02/2013 5:45:54 PM PST · by chessplayer · 10 replies
    Less than two weeks after a New York regional newspaper created a national controversy by publishing an online map of registered gun owners in its circulation area, the Journal News has once again brought attention to itself by hiring armed guards to protect its employees, an obvious case of hypocrisy given the publicationÂ’s virulently anti-gun editorial stance. As you would expect, the Journal News, which had previously touted its love of transparency and an informed public when it published its database of pistol permit holders, did not reveal this information to the public. The news was broken instead by the...
  • Krauthammer: No Apology For Hillary; State Department Ought To Apologize (video)

    01/02/2013 5:44:14 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 20 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 2, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    Krauthammer on an apology: CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I have no apology to make because I've just explained why I did, as a result of the information that I received. And I would say that perhaps the State Department, if not apologize, ought to explain why it withheld information and why a lot of it mitigated what we now are hearing might have been a more serious set of circumstances. But we still don't know what she was suffering [from] in those two weeks.
  • We'll 'pry guns from cold, dead fingers': Columnist proposes killing NRA members...

    01/02/2013 5:43:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 1, 2013 | Drew Zahn
    DES MOINES, Iowa – For 50 years, the left-leaning columnist Donald Kaul has raged against guns, but after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, he says, it’s time for “anger,” killing gun owners and dragging legislators who disagree with gun control behind pickup trucks until they get the message. The Pulitzer Prize-nominated columnist penned an alarming screed published in the Des Moines Register in which he further suggested the Second Amendment be repealed and the National Rifle Association be declared a terrorist organization. “During my 50-year career,” Kaul wrote, “every time some demented soul would take a semiautomatic gun and...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy 'took £40m from Colonel Gaddafi to fund 2007 election campaign'

    A massively wealthy arms dealer with close links to Britain is set to provide proof that Nicolas Sarkozy received millions in illegal cash from Colonel Gaddafi. Ziad Takieddine, 62, insists that the former Libyan dictator funded the former French president’s election campaign in 2007. ....................... Takieddine’s explosive testament follows similar claims from other witnesses, all of whom insist that Sarkozy was a corrupt head of state. French law bans candidates from receiving cash payments above £6,300, but it is claimed that Gaddafi’s donations were laundered through bank accounts in Panama and Switzerland. An Arabic language document made public last year...
  • Obama to 'Quickly' Go for Immigration Reform and Gun Control- W.H. pledges action this month.

    01/02/2013 5:34:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    President Barack Obama will go for immigration reform and gun control this month, the White House tells the left-leaning Huffington Post. Obama's actions will reportedly be done "quickly." Obama glowing "An Obama administration official said the president plans to push for immigration reform this January. The official, who spoke about legislative plans only on condition of anonymity, said that coming standoffs over deficit reduction are unlikely to drain momentum from other priorities. The White House plans to push forward quickly, not just on immigration reform but gun control laws as well," reports the Huffington Post.
  • House Vote on Fiscal Cliff Bill Breaks GOP 3-Day Pledge to Read the Bill

    01/02/2013 5:31:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 2, 2013 | Matt Cover
    When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a Senate bill to avoid the fiscal cliff around 10:45 PM on Tuesday, it violated its pledge to allow three days for the public to read the legislation, a promise House Republicans made to voters before the 2010 elections. … In its Pledge to America document, House Republicans promised: “We will ensure that bills are debated and discussed in the public square by publishing the text online for at least three days before coming up for a vote in the House of Representatives. No more hiding legislative language from the minority...
  • Panetta allows general to retire as 3-star

    01/02/2013 5:27:38 PM PST · by xzins · 35 replies
    WASHINGTON—Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has permitted a three-star Army general accused of bullying subordinates to retire without a demotion in rank, the Pentagon said Wednesday. ... A Pentagon inspector general's investigation last year found that O'Reilly regularly yelled and screamed at subordinates, often in public, demeaned and belittled employees and behaved in such a way as to result in the departure of at least six senior staffers from the Missile Defense Agency during his time as its director. ... However, Panetta also placed in O'Reilly's permanent file a letter of reprimand, according to a senior defense official. The official, who...
  • Senators Got 154-Page “Fiscal Cliff” Bill 3 Minutes Before Voting on It

    01/02/2013 5:26:58 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 2, 2013 | Matt Cover
    The U.S. Senate voted 89-8 to approve legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff despite having only 3 minutes to read the 154-page bill and budget score. Multiple Senate sources have confirmed to CNSNews.com that senators received the bill at approximately 1:36 AM on Jan. 1, 2013—a mere three minutes before they voted to approve it at 1:39 AM. …
  • Bob Welsh - My Christmas Eve

    Drawing from a lifetime of experiences that include a tour of duty in the U.S. Navy and 29 years as an Ohio State Trooper.
  • 10 Rules for Trading in Long Term Survival Scenarios

    01/02/2013 5:11:30 PM PST · by Kartographer · 40 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 12/29/12 | Selco
    All of us rely on our skills when SHTF. So we all hope that we can cover all of major skills that can lead us trough all basic needs in order to survive. So we choose to learn lot of things, how to fight , how to can, how to grow food, how to heal people. And we are buying equipment and learn things. We choose different approaches, someone chooses to learn just basics from one skill, or someone chooses to learn one particular skill in depth. Like to be very good in growing food when SHTF. But most of...
  • Ethan Allen Turns the Tables in China

    01/02/2013 5:09:42 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 17 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 2 January 2013 | JAMES R. HAGERTY
    DANBURY, Conn.—Furniture from China has gobbled an increasing share of the U.S. market in recent years, leading to the closure of hundreds of American factories. Now, turning the tables on their Asian rivals, two big U.S. producers are trying to sell more furniture in China. The companies, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. ETH +4.67% and Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., are pursuing different approaches. Most furniture Ethan Allen sells in China is made in its seven plants in the U.S. and Mexico. Ashley relies on furniture made at its own plant near Shanghai and elsewhere in Asia, though it ships small amounts...