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  • Time to Annex Judea and Samaria

    01/17/2013 5:37:51 AM PST · by SJackson · 28 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 17, 2013 | Steven Plaut
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Time to Annex Judea and SamariaPosted By Steven Plaut On January 17, 2013 @ 12:45 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 12 Comments In a few months it will be the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the “Oslo Accord” on the White House lawn.  In that signing, Yassir Arafat, on behalf of the so-called “Palestinian Liberation Organization,” committed himself and his “people” to conduct negotiations with Israel that would lead to a peaceful resolution of the Middle East Arab-Israeli conflict. He forswore unilateral actions and decisions.Since then, the “Palestinian Authority,” which was set up...
  • ObamaMiles Tax Coming Soon

    01/17/2013 5:33:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies ^ | January 17, 2013 | Mike Shedlock
    Yet another "Trust Fund" is broke. This time, discussion involves an alleged "Transportation Trust Fund". As with Social Security, there is no "Transportation Trust Fund", only a stack of unmarketable IOUs from one branch of government to another. If there is any trust in the system, there shouldn't be, and soon won't be. Obama will surely see to that. Grid Chicago reports Charging by the mile, a gas tax alternative, sees serious movement. Because of vehicles with higher fuel efficiency, slightly less driving, and the gas tax not being changed since 1993, the motor vehicle fuel tax, or gas tax,...
  • AOL/AP celebrates "crafty" dog thief (video)

    01/17/2013 5:33:45 AM PST · by drpix · 3 replies
    aol/ap ^ | 1/17/2013 | staff
    Sneak him into the US; give him amnesty; put a hoodie on him... and you've got an Obama voter!
  • Hostages escape Sahara siege - report Live (Algeria: Dozens reported killed in raid)

    01/17/2013 5:28:09 AM PST · by kristinn · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thursday, January 17, 2013 | Andrew Binet
    BREAKING: 34 HOSTAGES AND 15 KIDNAPPERS KILLED BY AIR STRIKES BY ALGERIAN ARMY - ANI NEWS AGENCY SNIP (Previous) UPDATE - Twenty-five hostages escape Algeria siege - source ALGIERS - Twenty-five foreign hostages, including two Japanese, escaped from the siege of a gas plant deep in the Algerian desert on Thursday, an Algerian security source said.
  • P8-Is: Indian Navy's eye in the sky

    01/17/2013 5:26:36 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies
    P8-Is: Indian Navy's eye in the sky The Boeing P8-I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft (LRMRA) which the Indian Navy got lat month is the most sophisticated weapon system in its inventory yet. The aircraft, which is now being used for training by Indian naval personnel in coordination with the US Navy in the US, has the latest radars, electronic warfare systems, and weapons to kill hostile submarines, several of which lurk underwater in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal around the Indian coast. Built on the body of a civilian Boeing 737-800 jetliner with the wings of a 737-900,...
  • Ch-Ch-Changes, Plus Personal C-C-Confessions

    01/17/2013 5:17:45 AM PST · by servo1969 · 3 replies ^ | 1-15-2013 | Robert J. Avrech
    With deep condescension, my professors informed me that we live in a post-religious world. Religion, I was lectured, was the opiate of the people. I wondered, but never had the courage to suggest, that perhaps Marxism was the opiate of the elites.
  • India may buy up to 189 French Rafale combat jets

    01/17/2013 5:11:38 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 2 replies
    India may buy up to 189 French Rafale combat jets PARIS India could buy up to 189 of the Rafale fighter jets currently being used by France to bomb Islamist militants in Mali, sources close to negotiations on the multi-billion dollar deal have told AFP. The possibility of an additional 63 jets being added to an expected order for 126 was raised by India when Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid visited Paris last week, they said. "There is an option for procurement of an additional 63 aircrafts subsequently for which a separate contract would need to be signed," a source...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(1/17/13)[Prayer]

    01/17/2013 5:07:17 AM PST · by left that other site · 22 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/17/13 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Nahum 1:7 The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble; And He knows those who trust in Him. God Bless America!
  • Brokaw: Silence On Gun Violence Akin To Failing To Oppose Segregation in 60s

    01/17/2013 5:02:30 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Talk about your strained analogies . . . Tom Brokaw has analogized people unwilling support measures aimed at limiting gun violence to those during the 1960s who were unwilling to speak out againt the likes of Bull Connor. Brokaw made his remarks on today's Morning Joe. While asserting that he favored a "holistic" approach to gun violence, including addressing video games and the coarsening of the culture, Brokaw did remark that "guns are the endgame." View the video here.
  • Scholastic News - Meet Obama Book has a few Issues (see jpeg)

    01/17/2013 4:56:23 AM PST · by BCW · 10 replies
    BCW ^ | 17 JAN 2013 | Laine Falk
    This book is interesting, in that, the purpose is to attempt to reshape young minds in what the president actually does. Published on 01 JAN 2009.
  • President Obama - Ginning Up Fear

    01/17/2013 4:52:15 AM PST · by LD Jackson · 14 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 01/17/13 | LD Jackson
    By now, I am sure most of us have read through the list of the 23 executive orders President Obama signed yesterday. If you are like me, you were left shaking your head and wondering what good any of them will do. If you would like to read a breakdown of all 23 orders, along with a common sense response to each one, you should visit Texas Fred. Be warned, he is very plain-spoken, but maybe that's just what we need. I have only watched a small portion of the news conference in which President Obama made his announcement, but...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (1/17/13)[Prayer]

    01/17/2013 4:49:45 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/17/13 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New JourneyThe Names of God in The Scriptures A Stronghold in the day of TroubleNahum 1:7 The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble; And He knows those who trust in Him.
  • You Cannot Be More Liberal Than a Liberal

    01/17/2013 4:48:43 AM PST · by expat1000 · 43 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 16 Jan 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    So after a long bout of mocking Mitt Romney for saying that he sought out binders full of qualified female appointees, complete with protesters outside one of his campaign offices dressed in binders, the appointed hour came and the new cabinet of the man who was too good for binders of women was white and male. There was some awkward fidgeting in the media. A few suggestions that maybe there should be a little more diversity. And that was followed by the new official talking point that diversity doesn't matter, it's all about the impact of the policies. Suddenly the...
  • Word For The Day, Thursday, January 17, 2013 sang-froid

    01/17/2013 4:45:37 AM PST · by secret garden · 61 replies
    dictionaries ad nauseam | 17 January 2013 | Thursday'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".sang-froid (san*-FRWA) [* the first syllable is nasal] nounCalmness, especially under stress. Example sentence: "We can take a lot more, we the stoic nation with its legendary sang-froid."--S. Prasannarajan; Shame el-Sheikh; India Today (New Delhi); Aug 3, 2009. Etymology: From French sang-froid (cold blood). Earliest documented use: 1750 The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes on.......
  • Today's Word with Joel Osteen - January 17, 2013 [Devotional]

    01/17/2013 4:45:01 AM PST · by Vision · 1 replies
    Email ^ | 1/17/13 | Joel Osteen
    File It Away Today's Scripture Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty. Neither do I concern myself with great matters, nor with things too profound for me. Psalm 131:1, NKJV. Today's Word from Joel and Victoria When things happen in your life that you dont plan, do you find yourself trying to reason it all out or look for a file so to speak in your mind to put it in? What happens when you cant reason it out or make sense of it all? Heres the answer: Every one of us needs to create a...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [January 17, 2013]

    01/17/2013 4:44:15 AM PST · by Vision · 3 replies
    The Call of the Natural Life "When it pleased God . . . to reveal His Son in me . . ." —Galatians 1:15-16 The call of God is not a call to serve Him in any particular way. My contact with the nature of God will shape my understanding of His call and will help me realize what I truly desire to do for Him. The call of God is an expression of His nature; the service which results in my life is suited to me and is an expression of my nature. The call of the natural...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Cas A: Optical and X-ray

    01/17/2013 4:28:40 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    NASA ^ | January 17, 2013 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: The aftermath of a cosmic cataclysm, supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A) is a comfortable 11,000 light-years away. Light from the Cas A supernova, the death explosion of a massive star, first reached Earth just 330 years ago. Still expanding, the explosion's debris cloud spans about 15 light-years near the center of this composite image. The scene combines color data of the starry field and fainter filaments of material at optical energies with image data from the orbiting NuSTAR X-ray telescope. Mapped to false colors, the X-ray data in blue hues trace the fragmented outer ring of the expanding...
  • Business CEOs call for raising retirement age

    01/17/2013 4:26:52 AM PST · by Wolfie · 96 replies ^ | Jan. 16, 2013
    <p>WASHINGTON - An influential group of business CEOs is pushing a plan to gradually increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.</p> <p>The Business Roundtable's plan would protect those 55 and older from cuts but younger workers would face significant changes. The plan unveiled Wednesday would result in smaller annual benefit increases for all Social Security recipients. Initial benefits for wealthy retirees would also be smaller.</p>

    01/17/2013 4:24:25 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 20 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 1/17/43 | Ralph Parker, Drew Middleton, Bertram D. Hulen, Hanson W. Baldwin, Brooks Atkinson, George Axelsson
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  • Canada's Crusader for Conservatism

    01/17/2013 4:14:54 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    Standpoint ^ | November 2012
    When thinking of Canada, I strongly doubt that the first thing to pop into most people's heads would be "bastion of political conservatism". Yet in this liberal country, prime minister Stephen Harper has carved out an impressive reputation as one of the world's most successful centre-right leaders. Through two minority Tory governments (2006 and 2008), and since May 2011 at the head of a majority government, Harper has balanced strong leadership with a confident domestic and foreign policy agenda. Canada may be a middle power, but our prime minister will accept nothing less than a seat at the top table.