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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops! ~ 24 January 2013

    01/23/2013 6:02:55 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ SHARED VISION Navy Cmdr. Jeff Saville tours his son around the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill during a family day cruise in San Diego, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012. The Bunker Hill hosted more than 180 guests to show them the operational capabilities and life aboard the ship. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Karolina A. Martinez 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. DOOR GUNNER A coalition special operations forces member...
  • The Peaceful Transfer of Mobocracy

    01/23/2013 6:01:21 PM PST · by drewh · 5 replies
    The disturbing hollowness of Obama’s inauguration derives from this more subtle form of revolution. All the usual trappings of tradition were on display but at the service of a revolutionary ideology antithetical to them. Obama swore to uphold the Constitution, by which he meant his lawless reading of it. He invoked God-given rights, by which he meant man-made ones. “There is no mob” here, said Republican Senator Lamar Alexander in his inaugural remarks, praising the day’s “orderly” transfer of power. But Obama’s concept of a living constitution is a species of mobocracy, in that it revolves around a demagogue seducing...
  • GEICO: Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled...

    01/23/2013 5:51:26 PM PST · by kiryandil · 197 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 23, 2013 | sundance
    GEICO Insurance Cultural Marxist Hypocrisy – Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled Because He Is In Firearm Business…. Because he makes gun parts for a living this policy holder received a letter from GEICO cancelling his auto insurance. The letter says his auto insurance is being cancelled because he owns a company that manufactures parts for firearms:(fyi, to insure the authenticity I have submitted a copy along with a request for verification to GEICO via email – we’ll see their response)“The reason for cancellation is your vehicle [...] does not meet our underwriting guidelines because it is used in conjunction with a...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 1-23-13

    01/23/2013 5:47:11 PM PST · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 1-23-13 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Trayvon remembered during MLK banquet in Daytona

    01/23/2013 5:46:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 84 years old on Jan. 15 if he hadn’t been killed in Memphis, Tenn., at 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968, at age 39 by an assassin’s bullet. Trayvon Martin would have turned 18 years old this coming Feb. 5 had he not been shot and killed Feb. 26, 2012 in Sanford at 7:17 p.m. while walking from a store to an apartment in a gated community. How both deaths galvanized a nation was explored on Jan. 17 during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. banquet in Daytona Beach. Derrick Henry, Daytona’s...
  • Egyptian president to U.S. senators: Watch out for those Jews who control your media

    01/23/2013 5:43:25 PM PST · by chessplayer · 15 replies
    The only silver lining in having the Muslim Brotherhood run Egypt is the grim amusement we’ll get from watching American diplomats forced to continuously polish this guy’s rhetorical turds. This latest one was dropped at the same meeting where McCain et al. supposedly gave him a talking-to about his anti-semitic comments in 2010 before they flounced out in front of the microphones and promised to keep the foreign aid flowing to Cairo. And they were true to their word. Just this morning, four F-16s left the U.S. destined for Egypt as part of our aid package. Twelve more will follow....
  • Hillary Clinton tries to silence Bindi Irwin on population growth

    01/23/2013 5:43:25 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 25 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 24th January 2013 | Kristin Shorten
    PASSIONATE wildlife campaigner Bindi Irwin has gotten into a biff with one of the world's most powerful women. The 14-year-old has stood her ground after an essay she was invited to write for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's e-journal was drastically edited before it was to be published. The young conservationist, daughter of the late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, was asked to write 800-1000 words on why she had chosen to devote her life's work to wildlife conservation. The piece was supposed to be published in the December issue titled Go Wild Coming Together for Conservation as part of...
  • Hillary Laments Lack of Funding

    01/23/2013 5:40:29 PM PST · by Hoodat · 17 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11:45 AM, Jan 23, 2013 | Daniel Harper
    Hillary Clinton lamented the lack of State Department funding at a hearing this morning on the Benghazi terror attack on Capitol Hill: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YbyIdPVkCxUThe implication in the exchange is that the Republican led House of Representatives has threatened the security of State Department officials abroad.
  • Stem-cell approach shows promise for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    01/23/2013 5:28:33 PM PST · by neverdem · 1 replies
    Biology News Net ^ | January 14, 2013 | NA
    University of Illinois comparative biosciences professor Suzanne Berry-Miller, veterinary clinical medicine professor Robert O’Brien.Researchers have shown that transplanting stem cells derived from normal mouse blood vessels into the hearts of mice that model the pathology associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) prevents the decrease in heart function associated with DMD. Their findings appear in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the gene for dystrophin, a protein that anchors muscle cells in place when they contract. Without dystrophin, muscle contractions tear cell membranes, leading to cell death. The lost...
  • Hillary Puke Fest: Sound Bites

    01/23/2013 5:26:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 23, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Okay, folks, time to get to the audio sound bites. There are too many good ones and I gotta get to some. But I do want to point something out to you. Mrs. Clinton today in her testimony this morning before the Senate committee... Get this, now. Mrs. Clinton said that she has always said the Benghazi attacked was caused by "militants," and that simply isn't true. Mrs. Clinton for weeks went out and blamed the video. She blamed protests. She did not blame Al-Qaeda. She said today that she always blamed Al-Qaeda, that she always said...
  • Ryan blames Republican election loss on poor communication, turnout

    01/23/2013 5:25:02 PM PST · by Baynative · 97 replies
    reuters ^ | 1/23/13 | Thomas Ferraro
    (Reuters) - Ending a self-imposed silence about the November election, 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that he and presidential running mate Mitt Romney lost not because of ideas, but due to ineffective communication.
  • The VAT

    01/23/2013 5:22:11 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 62 replies
    My favorite radio talk show host, Mark Levin, has repeatedly warned us that among the possible new taxes, on retirement accounts and carbon, we can expect first off, a Value Added Tax. The lead-in will be ever wilder annual deficits; the spark may be a another threatened credit downgrade. A new “do something” solution will magically appear from another long weekend séance hosted by Plugs Biden, and voila, the masterminds will determine our once republic must have a VAT . . . NOW! Its European pedigree is well known to the Obot regime and rat masterminds in Congress, and it...
  • IPCC/HadCRUT Data Set Confirms Global Cooling

    01/23/2013 5:21:19 PM PST · by fx45guy · 9 replies
    Watts Up with That ^ | 1/23/2013 | Burt Rutan
    Engineer and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan writes to me in an email today: The chart the Alarmists do not want you to see. Human Carbon emissions vs. The ‘Gold Standard’ global temperature data set (chart from C3). The alarmists are now fighting hard to protect their reputations and their damaged careers, not fighting to protect a failed theory of Dangerous Human GHG warming.
  • Limbaugh Unloads On Hillary Clinton's 'Bleeping' Testimony

    01/23/2013 5:17:07 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    <p>RUSH: Okay, folks, time to get to the audio sound bites. There are too many good ones and I gotta get to some. But I do want to point something out to you. Mrs. Clinton today in her testimony this morning before the Senate committee... Get this, now. Mrs. Clinton said that she has always said the Benghazi attacked was caused by "militants," and that simply isn't true. Mrs. Clinton for weeks went out and blamed the video. She blamed protests. She did not blame Al-Qaeda. She said today that she always blamed Al-Qaeda, that she always said that it wasn't a protest, that it was terrorism.</p>
  • Donald Hornig dies at 92: Ex-Brown president developed atomic bomb

    01/23/2013 5:14:27 PM PST · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    Donald F. Hornig, a scientist, former president of Brown University, and a key member of the Manhattan Project, has died at 92-years-old. The Associated Press reports that he passed away following a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Hornig was a physical chemist who studied at Harvard before working on the Manhattan Project from 1944-1946. The Manhattan Project was the government program that developed the atomic bomb for use in World War II. When asked, in a 1968 interview, about the first atomic detonation, Hornig recalled, "The minute the firing needle dropped off and I knew it had detonated, I dashed out...
  • A Brief History Of Secretary Salazar’s Failures At Interior

    01/23/2013 5:12:18 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    Colorado Peak Politics ^ | January 17, 2013
    With the imminent return of Ken Salazar to Colorado, and talk of his future political aspirations bubbling up in the papers, we thought it a good time to recount a brief history of Secretary Salazar’s failures at the Interior Department. ... First and foremost amongst Salazar’s fiascos is the BP oil spill. The Deepwater Horizons disaster is firmly etched in the American conscience as an example of bumbling incompetence and haphazard, if not non-existent, leadership. Salazar mucked up his role so badly that unnamed White House sources spanked him publicly in The Washington Post as an “erratic spokesman” who was...
  • Threat to Israel Explained on Capitol Hill

    01/23/2013 5:10:28 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/1/13
    The Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET, which is Hebrew for “truth), held a series of discussions on Capitol Hill Thursday, to a standing room only crowd of over 80 Congressional staffers, foreign diplomats and citizen activists, focused on the geopolitical and ideological threats facing the nation of Israel. The talks were part of EMET’s Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Seminar Series, a monthly briefing series held on Capitol Hill, intended to inform members of Congress and their staff on Middle East national security matters. Speaking first was Mark Langfan, who specializes in producing 3d topographical maps of Israel and...
  • Nebraska OKs Pipeline; Now It's Climate Myth Vs. Jobs

    01/23/2013 5:09:30 PM PST · by raptor22 · 12 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | January 23, 2013
    Energy: With a clean bill of health from the Cornhusker State's governor, only the president's green base and the State Department's shared belief in nonexistent climate change stands in the way of jobs and growth. As we noted earlier, Nebraska's Department of Environmental Quality recently gave the revised Keystone XL pipeline route from the oil sands of Alberta, Canada, through that state a thumbs up. Not surprisingly, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved the revised Keystone XL pipeline proposal through his state, seemingly removing the last excuse for the Obama administration to delay the economy-boosting pipeline. Yet even before the...
  • The Reality That Awaits Women in Combat

    01/23/2013 5:09:15 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 99 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 23, 2013 | RYAN SMITH
    America has been creeping closer and closer to allowing women in combat, so Wednesday's news that the decision has now been made is not a surprise. It appears that female soldiers will be allowed on the battlefield but not in the infantry. Yet it is a distinction without much difference: Infantry units serve side-by-side in combat with artillery, engineers, drivers, medics and others who will likely now include women. The Pentagon would do well to consider realities of life in combat as it pushes to mix men and women on the battlefield. Many articles have been written regarding the relative...
  • Update: Inaugural Official--Beyonce' 'Did Not Sing Live' Decision Made Night Before Inauguration Day

    01/23/2013 5:05:35 PM PST · by drewh · 26 replies
    Click Orlando.com/CNN ^ | Updated On: Jan 23 2013 07:25:53 PM EST | By Jim Acosta CNN National Political Correspondent
    An inaugural official who asked not to be identified told CNN Wednesday that pop star Beyonc233; lip-synced her performance on Inauguration Day. "She did not sing live," the official told CNN. A pre-recording of the artist's rendition of the National Anthem was played instead. What was heard by spectators and viewers was the sound of that recording, according to the official. The official said Beyoncé made the decision herself the night before Inauguration Day. Quick Clicks Famous lip-syncers caught in the act Beyoncé arrived so late Sunday night she did not have time to rehearse with the U.S. Marine Band,...