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  • The Best Conservative Movies of 2012

    01/14/2013 7:49:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/14/2013 | Jack Cashill
    I admit to using the word "conservative" loosely -- we are talking about Hollywood, after all. It here refers to those films that are at least respectful of the American experience and generally supportive of faith, family, and/or country. A film can score as much as 50 on the quality scale and 50 on the conservative scale, the latter graded on a Hollywood curve. The two values are equally weighted. Although it may not seem obvious, 2012 was a better year than most. 10. Dark Knight Rises 75 In the third of Christopher Nolan's trilogy, Batman comes out of retirement...
  • The most dangerous place in America

    01/14/2013 7:47:02 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 16 replies
    What is the most dangerous place in America? Is it the mean streets of the south side of Chicago? Well, it's very dangerous there, more dangerous than Afghanistan, apparently. But no, that is not the most dangerous place in America. Is it Detroit? No.  South Central LA? No. Miami? No. Is it the war zone we call our southern border? No. Those are very dangerous places, unfortunately. But the most dangerous place to be in America is in the womb of your mother. Abortion is the leading cause of death in this country. Think about that. What should be the...
  • China's potential anti-satellite test sparks big concerns in US

    01/14/2013 7:44:12 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    msn ^ | updated 1/9/2013 2:33:43 PM ET 2013-01-09T19:33:43 | Leonard David
    .... for several months, rumors have been circulating within the United States defense and intelligence communities that a Chinese anti-satellite test is imminent. It might be conducted on Jan. 11, the date on which China performed ASAT operations in both 2007 and 2010. “Our hope is that getting this out in the open can facilitate a meaningful bilateral dialogue on space security, or, at the very least, get the Obama administration to explain why it refuses to talk to the Chinese about their plans to test,” Kulacki told Space.com. If indeed a China ASAT test is on the horizon, what...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WABC AM,January 14, 2013

    01/14/2013 7:43:56 AM PST · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | January 14,2013 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Business leaders come out in support of gay marriage in Illinois

    01/14/2013 7:41:31 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 14, 2013 | Manya Brachear
    Dozens of Illinois business leaders and several companies publicly endorsed gay marriage Sunday in an attempt to reignite the issue after a proposed bill failed to get traction in Springfield this month. State lawmakers aren't scheduled to be at the Capitol much until early February, and sponsors of a measure to grant gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry are likely to need some time to win over dozens of rookie colleagues. But in an open letter issued Sunday, business executives stated their case to lawmakers that marriage equality would strengthen the Illinois workforce and boost economic development.
  • "Vitamin C, Titrating To Bowel Tolerance, etc." by Robert F. Cathcart, M.D.

    01/14/2013 7:34:19 AM PST · by fishtank · 73 replies
    OrthoMed ^ | 1981 | Robert F. Cathcart
    VITAMIN C, TITRATING TO BOWEL TOLERANCE, ANASCORBEMIA, AND ACUTE INDUCED SCURVY Robert F. Cathcart, III, M.D. Allergy, Environmental, and Orthomolecular Medicine 127 Second Street, Los Altos, California 94022, USA Telephone 650-949-2822
  • Gun owner listed on Journal News map has home burglarized

    01/14/2013 7:31:19 AM PST · by SmileRight · 28 replies
    BIZPACReview.com ^ | 1/14/2012 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek
    Police are investigating whether a White Plains, NY home break-in was the result of the homeowner being pinpointed on the handgun permit map recently published by a NY newspaper. According to a Westchester/Rockland Newsday report, two burglars broke into the home and went for the safe that contained the owner’s guns. The victim, a man in his 70s, was not home at the time. The burglars were unable to open the safe, and one suspect was taken into custody. The Journal News has been harshly criticized...
  • Detroit Betrayed: The Radical Wrecking Of An Iconic City

    01/14/2013 7:23:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Forbes ^ | 01/14/2013 | Spyridon Mitsotakis
    Sometimes it’s better to tell a story backwards, from end to beginning. This story ends on December 10, 2012, when President Obama traveled to Michigan—a state with unemployment over 9 percent. He made a stop in Detroit, Michigan’s largest city, which is bankrupt. There, Obama made the ironic boast: “You only have to look to Michigan where workers were instrumental in reviving the auto industry to see how unions have helped build not just a stronger middle class but a stronger America.” Of course, the auto industry, like much of the rest of Detroit, is in ruins. This is the...
  • John Cornyn, Ted Cruz strike up an alliance

    01/14/2013 7:20:24 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/13/13 | Manu Raju
    Texas Sen. John Cornyn is quickly establishing himself as a conservative hard-liner in his new leadership role as the No. 2 Senate Republican. And one of his first moves has been to strike up a friendship with tea party star and fellow Texan, Sen. Ted Cruz. In the new Congress, Cornyn is rapidly flexing conservative muscle over fiscal issues and President Barack Obama’s Cabinet nominees. It comes at the same time he is seeking an alliance with Cruz, the freshman senator who pulled off an upset victory over an establishment favorite in last year’s Texas GOP primary. Cornyn’s early moves...
  • ‘Lower the Debt Ceiling’

    01/14/2013 7:18:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    New York Sun ^ | 01/14/2013 | Editorial
    That is the headline on the 30th anniversary issue of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, which this morning is, as it has been every other week for the past generation, being savored among the savvy. The latest headline sits atop one of the newsletter’s classic editorials. “Since 1917,” it quotes its analyst, Charley Grant, as reporting, “the ceiling has been raised 107 times. Expressed as a compound annual rate of growth, the debt ceiling has risen by 8.4%, the nominal GDP by 6% Twenty-nine more years on this track and the debt ceiling would be the size of the GDP.” Grant’s...
  • Live Thread: Media Worship Obama, Masquerading as "News Conference" at 11:15

    01/14/2013 7:11:23 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 167 replies
    Cable news everywhere
    Obama the Anointed will perform what used to be called a "news conference" today at the house he is currently occupying. Various worshipers of BO will be in attendance, bowing their knees, folding their hands, and obediently repeating every lie he utters.
  • Another California Businessman plans to leave

    01/14/2013 7:01:22 AM PST · by freedombiz · 9 replies
    ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER ^ | Jan. 14, 2013 | Jan Norman
    Melton International Tackle, which sells fishing gear worldwide, is marking 20 years in business in Anaheim during 2013. It may be the last. Owner Tracy Melton is consulting with his financial experts and exploring other locations for his 30-employee company. He says recent state tax hikes may be the final straw that drives him out of what he considers to be a state unfriendly to businesses. "I am not rich by any means," Melton said "I work hard, keep 30 people off unemployment, and my reward is that the state and feds want to take more than half of any...
  • Word for the Day, Monday, January 14, 2013-- ambuscade

    01/14/2013 7:00:24 AM PST · by xsmommy · 45 replies
    1/14/13 | xs
    Word For The Day, Monday, 1/14/13 ; 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". ambuscade; noun/verb noun 1. an ambush. verb (used without object) 2. to lie in ambush. verb (used with object) 3. to attack from a concealed position; ambush. Etymology: 1575–85; < Middle French embuscade, alteration (under influence of Old French embuschier; see ambush) of Middle French emboscade < Old Italian imboscata, feminine past participle of imboscare, verbal derivative with in- in-2 of bosco wood, forest < Germanic *bosk-...
  • Technology draws bead on hydraulic fracturing

    01/14/2013 6:57:07 AM PST · by thackney · 21 replies
    Fuel Fix ^ | January 14, 2013 | Jeannie Kever
    J.R. Ewing never mentioned ceramic proppant on “Dallas.” Nor is it part of the plot in “Promised Land.” But that’s Hollywood. Drilling in the vast shale fields of Texas, North Dakota and elsewhere in the United States may not look much different from the drilling many people remember from earlier booms, but the technology used to break apart shale rocks – and hold the cracks open, allowing fossil fuels to flow into the well – has created a new wave of entrepreneurs. Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing allow companies to pull oil and natural gas from dense rock formations by...
  • Microsoft to release emergency Internet Explorer patch on Monday

    01/14/2013 6:55:52 AM PST · by palmer · 31 replies
    Network World ^ | January 13, 2013 11:06 PM | Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service
    IDG News Service - Microsoft will release a patch on Monday for older versions of its Internet Explorer browser, deviating from its normal repair schedule due to the seriousness of the problem. The vulnerability, which is present in IE 6, 7 and 8, is a memory corruption issue. It can be exploited by an attacker via a drive-by download, a term for loading a website with attack code that delivers malware to a victim's computer if the person merely visits the website. ... The patch, which will be released at 10 AM PST, will be distributed through Windows Update. Childs...
  • Golden Globes 2013: "Argo," "Les Miserables" win best picture honors

    01/14/2013 6:54:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    CBS News ^ | 01/14/2013
    "Argo" was the best drama winner at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, beating out the Civil War epic "Lincoln," which had emerged as an awards-season favorite. The Iran hostage thriller also claimed the directing prize for Ben Affleck, a prize that normally bodes well for an Academy Award win -- except he missed out on an Oscar nomination this time. Affleck is now in an unusual position during Hollywood's long awards season, taking home the top filmmaking trophy at the second-highest film honors knowing he does not have a shot at an Oscar. 48 PHOTOS Golden Globes 2013 show highlights And...
  • Mali Islamists counter attack, promise France long war

    01/14/2013 6:41:56 AM PST · by DeadFurrow · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:06am EST | Bate Felix and Alexandria Sage
    Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels launched a counter-offensive on Monday in central Mali after four days of air strikes by French warplanes on their strongholds in the desert north, promising to drag France into a long and brutal Afghanistan-style ground war.
  • Word of the Day, Monday, January 14, 2013 - Peculate

    01/14/2013 6:41:10 AM PST · by tioga · 39 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Monday | http://www.thefreedictionary.com/peculate
    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”. PeculateTr. Verb o embezzle (funds) or engage in embezzlement. Noun - Peculation, Peculator 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 perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92...
  • Gowdy: “The President will not run roughshod over 2nd Amendment …”

    01/14/2013 6:35:42 AM PST · by Resettozero · 23 replies
    Lou Dobbs on Fox Business ^ | 1-11-2013 | Video Interview
    Video at link.
  • Americans Buy Enough Guns in Last Two Months to Outfit the Entire Chinese and Indian Armies

    01/14/2013 6:28:42 AM PST · by servo1969 · 174 replies
    Gatewaypundit.com ^ | 1-14-2013 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama Administration is the number one threat to the nation’s gun rights advocates. In the four years since Barack Obama was first elected president in November 2008, an estimated 67 million firearms have been purchased in the United States. In November a record 2 million guns were sold in America. This was followed up by another record in December. 2.7 million guns were sold in America in the last month of 2012. Posted by Jim Hoft on Monday, January 14, 2013, 6:42 AM Honest Americans Bought Enough Guns in November and December to Outfit the Entire Chinese and Indian...