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  • [South Texas:]Local police chief says illegal immigration is on the rise

    01/03/2013 10:46:16 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 6 replies
    KGBT ^ | 12/26/20012 | Katie Lopez
    The problem is not going away. "Most of them have people here or they're just trying to make it over here so they can start making a better living for themselves," La Joya Police Chief Julian Gutierrez told Action 4 News. No matter how many miles of border fence is erected—it seems nothing will stop the thousands of immigrants, crossing our border illegally, from continuing their journey. "A lot of times we talk to them and ask them why they're coming here,” Gutierrez explained. “They say they're coming for the 'American Dream.' I always tell them that they're here illegally---how...
  • Pork Salad Harry: Millions in Corporate Tax Credits While Personal Taxes Rise

    01/03/2013 10:46:04 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 01/03/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Eileen Norcross of Mercatus wrote an excellent article for American Spectator where she says: “On his blog, Confounded Interest, GMU finance professor Anthony Sanders dryly notes that the American Taxpayer Relief Act does nothing of the sort. As he puts it, “How is adding $4 trilion to the federal deficit in 10 years called, ‘relief’?”” I winced at “dryly” but her “Notes on the Cliff” is a must read. Calling the bill “The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” is laughable. Not just the $4 trillion in Federal deficits to be added (which future taxpayers have to pay), but the...
  • Harry Reid Prepares to Annihilate Second Amendment

    01/03/2013 10:45:17 AM PST · by arthurus · 34 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 03 January 201 | Right Side News
    Gun grabbers are not going to be able to get 60 votes to break a Senate filibuster of gun control. But, with the help of fake "pro-gun" Senate Democrats, they may be able to get 50. So the question of whether Senate Democrats will need 50 votes or 60 votes will determine whether gun control -– and much of Obama's agenda -– will be slammed through and passed into law. This brings us to the "nuclear option." This is a trick which anti-gun Democrats intend to use the first day of the Senate session in order to obliterate the Senate...

    01/03/2013 10:44:38 AM PST · by Dick Bachert · 96 replies
    Canadian Free Press ^ | Monday, December 24, 2012 | J.D. Longstreet
    “Tyrants preserve themselves by sowing fear and mistrust among the citizens by means of spies, by distracting them with foreign wars, by eliminating men of spirit who might lead a revolution, by humbling the people, and making them incapable of decisive action…” ... Aristotle You’d think ole “Ari” might have been peering through some sort of cosmic window into modern day America some 2300 years ago with comments such as those above. There’s another way to look at it, as well. One can grudgingly admit that the Greeks, of 2300 years ago, were smarter than modern Americans. In my estimation—you’d...
  • Happy 1313 Day!

    01/03/2013 10:40:54 AM PST · by Redmen4ever · 1 replies
    Gongoolooza ^ | 1/3/13 | Clifford F. Thies
    1313 day = 1/3/13

    01/03/2013 10:33:01 AM PST · by struggle · 218 replies
    Cspan ^ | 1/03/12 | struggle
  • Boehner's F-bomb At Harry Reid Was Probably Launched By Accident...

    01/03/2013 10:32:44 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-3-13 | The Looking Spoon
    So it looks like during the fiscal cliff talks Speaker Boehner had some fun F-bombs to share with Harry Reid.While it was a sentiment most normal Americans share with the Speaker, given Reid and Obama ultimately got their way I have to wonder how it really went down.
  • Bachmann, Garrett, and Blackburn votes re-elect Boehner

    01/03/2013 10:31:45 AM PST · by Perdogg · 245 replies
    What drama: Bachmann, Garrett, Blackburn wait till LAST MIN to cast vote for Boehner, bring the vote from 17 defections down at final second— Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) January 3, 2013
  • Early American Marxism

    01/03/2013 10:27:37 AM PST · by PieterCasparzen · 10 replies
    Early American Marxism ^ | 5/25/2006 | Tim Davenport
    I found this site interesting and informative, it traces communism/socialism well back into the 1800's in America, as well as the international organizations in the U.K., Russia, etc., back that far. It's quick reading, not heavy, but a broad scope. Great introduction to communist organizing, IMHO.
  • Harry Reid Threw Obama Proposal Into The Fireplace During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    01/03/2013 10:25:48 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies
    Harry Reid Threw Obama Proposal Into The Fireplace During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations by Meenal Vamburkar | 8:36 am, January 3rd, 2013 » 11 comments Today’s installment of “Just How Bad Were Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?” features one Harry Reid. According to a report in the Washington Post, Reid disliked one proposal so much that he tore it up and tossed it into the fireplace. The point of contention, it appears, was Social Security. The Post reports: There were now less than 36 hours until the deadline. “The clock was ticking and we were not moving.” They weren’t moving because Democrats had...
  • Reminder to Criminals: Just About Everyone in Texas May Own, and in Fact May Be Carrying, a Gun

    01/03/2013 10:20:22 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | January 2, 2013 | Bryan Preston
    Texas has some of the most classically liberal — meaning free of government interference — gun laws anywhere. Take this page of law from The Basics Q: How long is the waiting period to buy a Handgun / Shotgun / Rifle in Texas? A: There is no waiting period for purchasing a firearm in the state of Texas. Q: I just moved to Texas, do I have to register my firearms? A: No, there is no state registration of firearms. Q: I just inherited / bought a gun from someone in Texas, do I need to transfer the gun...
  • Pat Condell: Patronising the Palestinians (by employing liberal racism)

    01/03/2013 10:16:48 AM PST · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 3, 2013 | Pat Condell
    Because we're racists. "As Muslims, our blood vengeance against the Jews will only subside with their annihilation." This is the kind of insanity Israelis are up against, but the free world shoves fingers in ears and pretends not to hear.
  • Obama signs defense measure he once vowed to veto

    01/03/2013 10:14:34 AM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 3, 2012 | Dave Boyer
    Backing down on a threatened veto, President Obama has signed into law a $633.3 billion defense bill with an attached a statement in which he serves notice to Congress that he’ll interpret the law as he sees fit on issues ranging from the transfer of terrorism detainees to objections of military chaplains against the new policy on gay service members. Mr. Obama said in a “signing statement” late Wednesday that he agrees with the “vast majority” of provisions in the 680-page law. But he added, “I do not agree with them all.” He earlier had issued a veto threat to...
  • “The Goodness and Humanity of God”

    01/03/2013 10:13:43 AM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 1/3/12 | Rev. James V. Schall, S.J.
    The sub-title of J. Budziszewski’s 2009 book, The Line Through the Heart, reads as follows: “Natural Law as Fact, Theory, and Sign of Contradiction.” The initial dedicatory citation in the book, from which the book derives its title, is a memorable one from Alexander Solzhenitsyn. It reads: “The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.” Needless to say, this sentence is soul-wrenching. It compels us all to stop blaming external causes and systems for the conditions of our souls and of our society. This insight is but a graphic adaption of Plato’s affirmation that...
  • Interesting Times are approaching.

    01/03/2013 10:13:23 AM PST · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    vanity | 1-3-2013 | servo1969
    The Communists are tossing away their masks now. An Illinois Senate committee, in a party-line vote, has approved restrictions on semiautomatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. Obama has apparently said he will move quickly on a new ASB and some kind of Amnesty for illegals. I always think of the 1950’s. I wasn't alive then so I can only study history. Everything that was considered right in the 1950’s is wrong now. That’s how Obama sees America. Everything white, male, Christian, patriotic or heterosexual is inherently and irredeemably EVIL. The more of these categories something falls under the more...
  • Putnam County Clerk refuses to release names of Putnam County gun owners to the Journal

    01/03/2013 10:11:24 AM PST · by MWestMom · 32 replies
    Fox News
    Putnam County clerk refuses to release names of gun owners to the paper who published names of gun owners on a map.
  • My response to Congresscritter voting YES

    01/03/2013 10:10:21 AM PST · by LTC.Ret · 23 replies
    2 Jan 2013 | Dr. Pam Barlow for Congress
    Below is a message I received from our newly re-elected Rep. Mac Thornberry, along with my comments in brackets: -------- Original Message -------- Subject: A Vote to Make Current Tax Rates Permanent Date: 2 Jan 2013 09:35:38 -0500 From: Thornberry Newsletter U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry Dear Friend, I want to share with you my statement for the Congressional Record that explains why I voted for the American Taxpayer Relief Act on Tuesday night. [Along with only 84 other Republicans vs 151 Republicans voting against this tax and net spending increase.] This was not an easy vote to make, and it...
  • Washington is broke and broken.

    01/03/2013 10:08:50 AM PST · by ADSUM · 21 replies
    Press release email from Sen Ron Johnson WI | 1/3/2013 | Sen Ron Johnson (WI -R)
    As frustrated as you are with Washington, D.C. right now... Multiply it by 1,000 and you'll know how I feel. Washington is broke and broken. What passes for problem-solving in the United States Senate has shattered the trust of the American people. Our nation is facing monumental financial problems that the career politicians from both political parties created over many decades...and now they're busy squabbling and finger-pointing instead of recognizing our problems and buckling down to the hard work of fixing them. Clever sound bites take the place of ideas. Petty partisan attacks take the place of leadership. Brinkmanship -...
  • Indian Jewellers expect gold demand to rise 15% as farmers hope for a better harvest

    01/03/2013 10:01:16 AM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 3 replies
    Economic Times ^ | 3 Jan, 2013, 07.10AM IST | Sutanuka Ghosal,ET Bureau
    KOLKATA: Farmers are flocking to jewellery shops to buy gold, boosting rural demand that accounts for about 70% of the precious metal sold in India and starting 2013 on a glittering note for the bullion trade after a slump last year. Farmers are buying gold as prices have ebbed from record levels, and on prospects of a bumper harvest and better prices from the winter-sown crop, after a lean period when erratic monsoon rains had hurt kharif output and rural incomes. Dinesh Chouhan, a 48-year-old farmer from Rajasthan's Alwar district, says he has just bought a 10 gm gold chain...
  • Michigan Right-to-Work: What Now for Schools?

    01/03/2013 9:59:48 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 12/29/2012 | Michael Van Beek
    Michigan is now the 24th state to outlaw firing employees for not financially supporting unions, making it a right-to-work state. While this concept is not new, bills making it possible moved quickly through the Legislature. School officials unfamiliar with the policy might be asking: “What now?” It boils down to this: Districts may no longer sign union contracts that contain “union security” clauses — agreements to fire or extract union dues from non-union members. But nothing will change in the immediate short term. The law does not go into effect until the end of March, and even after that, the...