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  • Hillary’s Histrionics Hide Truth

    01/27/2013 11:15:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Bruce Bialosky
    After four months of playing hide and seek with the American people, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honored the Congress with her presence long enough to duck and deceive the American people regarding the worst incident of terrorism against Americans since 9/11. Those who are fans of Mrs. Clinton must have been delighted with her tap dancing around questions addressed to her by House and Senate Committee members. Those fans consider all this as just stagecraft created by political hacks that have no right to question “his eminence” --the President -- or his esteemed Secretary of State. Yet there are...
  • Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

    01/27/2013 11:08:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Katie Kieffer
    Who knew? My parents are cool. Homeschooling is becoming hipster. Celebrity parents like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie proudly discuss their homeschooling lifestyle. But pioneers like my parents set the trend of educational freedom. The plan was to send me to public school. My mother enjoyed her job as an R.N. and was not bored. She was simply a creative rebel. And my father encouraged her to pioneer—because he believed in freedom. My mother is a rebel with her own style. She once told me: “I never wanted to be like anyone else. I always did my own thing....
  • Proof the Left Wants All Guns Outlawed

    01/27/2013 10:50:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 20, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    It has been said that to identify a liar, look for contradiction, because it's hard keeping lies straight. It's no revelation that leftists would like to effect gun confiscation (except for themselves and their bodyguards, of course), but they generally maintain plausible deniability so that the world's Dirty Harry Reids can convince the flyover-country bitter clingers that they believe in the Second Amendment. And they certainly do - the way the Devil believes in God. Nonetheless, leftists sometimes tip their hand, and such is the case with a recent New York Post editorial. The paper posits the idea that the...
  • America Needs a New Birth of Freedom

    01/27/2013 10:43:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Star Parker
    Journalist Bill Moyers, who worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, shared memories in a column last year about how his old boss thought about our entitlement programs. It was under Johnson, who championed the "Great Society" in the 1960s, that a good portion of the runaway government spending we are trying to get under control today originated. Johnson signed into law Medicare, Medicaid, the War on Poverty programs, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Moyers recounted that for Johnson, Social Security and Medicare "were about a lot more than economics." He recalls a time when the Johnson administration...
  • Obama: Fox News And Rush Limbaugh Are Why Washington DC Is Such A Mess

    01/27/2013 10:43:05 PM PST · by blam · 46 replies
    Obama: Fox News And Rush Limbaugh Are Why Washington DC Is Such A Mess Brett LoGiurato January 27, 2013, 6:00 PM In a sit-down interview with The New Republic released today, President Barack Obama cast blame on Fox News and Rush Limbaugh for shaping compromise as a "dirty word." Obama talked about the recent deal to avert the fiscal cliff, saying he thought House Speaker "genuinely wanted" to come to a deal sooner but felt he was vulnerable to attack from the right. Here's the relevant excerpt: I think if you talk privately to Democrats and Republicans, particularly those who...
  • Milwaukee Sheriff: Duty to Protect Your Family with Guns

    01/27/2013 10:38:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | John Ransom
    Mikey wrote: I wrote earlier about Ransom’s hypocrisy and have not yet had a good response. When he first wrote this recycled piece (April 2012) I asked him why he did not also condemn the person who stole the emails from the East Anglia. As the NYT link shows, there was condemnation of Gleick's action from those on all sides of the political spectrum.- Caught Red-Handed on Climate ChangeDear Comrade Mikey,Why not admit that instead of Gleick making a "serious ethical error," that he committed a crime? Stealing is always wrong.The irony is that you ask me to condemn both...
  • SABOTAGE! KEY IRANIAN NUCLEAR FACILITY HIT?

    01/27/2013 10:35:50 PM PST · by deek69 · 22 replies
    An explosion deep within Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility has destroyed much of the installation and trapped about 240 personnel deep underground, according to a former intelligence officer of the Islamic regime. The previously secret nuclear site has become a center for Iran’s nuclear activity because of the 2,700 centrifuges enriching uranium to the 20-percent level. A further enrichment to weapons grade would take only weeks, experts say.
  • Ray Kurzweil Says We’re Going to Live Forever

    01/27/2013 10:33:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 25, 2013 | Andrew Goldman
    As a futurist, you are famous for making predictions of when technological innovations will actually occur. Are you willing to predict the year you will die? My plan is to stick around. We’ll get to a point about 15 years from now where we’re adding more than a year every year to your life expectancy. To clarify, you’re predicting your immortality. The problem is I can’t get on the phone with you in the future and say, “Well, I’ve done it, I have lived forever,” because it’s never forever. You have described microscopic nanobots of the future that will be...
  • A T-90 MBT pushing around cars on a highway in Middle Urals, Russia. (Dash-cam video).

    01/27/2013 10:29:34 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 5 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | January 27, 2013 | Claudio P.
    Video at link.
  • Republican Annihilation Is Not Likely

    01/27/2013 10:19:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Michael Barone
    These days, our political parties are defined by their presidents. Their policies and their programs tend to become their respective parties' orthodoxies. And the perceived success or failure of those policies and programs tends to determine how the parties' candidates, even those who don't support many of them, do at the polls. This has been especially true in the past two decades, in which fewer Americans have been splitting their tickets or changing their minds from election to election than was the case from the 1950s to the 1980s. For years, white Southerners voted Republican or for a third-party candidate...
  • EPA Email Scandal Is Worse Than Originally Thought

    01/27/2013 9:58:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/27/13 | George Landrith & Peter Roff
    President Barack Obama and, for that matter, most of America seem woefully ignorant about a scandal unfolding at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As hard as it is to believe, outgoing Administrator Lisa Jackson actually appears to have had agency personnel create a fictitious employee by the name of “Richard Windsor” so that Jackson could appropriate the Windsor’s email address for her own purposes. We’re not talking about some alias to be used for personal correspondence but a totally false identity in whose name official business was allegedly conducted created specifically to avoid federal record-keeping and disclosure requirements. And none...
  • Letter: No assault weapons in civilian hands

    01/27/2013 9:56:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Burlington County Times ^ | January 27, 2013 | John A.Quatrini
    I would like to rebut the Jan. 13 Guest Opinion, "Rebutting the arguments of gun-control advocates." The writer cites supposed minimal gains from gun legislation in Britain. Yet according to Britain's Piers Morgan, last year Britain had 30 gun murders, compared with approximately 20,000 in the U.S. And they had no mass murders. The author cites absurd statistics of all the thousands of crimes that were supposedly prevented by guns. What's the source of that data? Then, we were "treated" to a pedantic interpretation of the Second Amendment. We don't need an English lesson, sir, just rational thinking. Remember, when...
  • Nazi Weapons Law of November 11, 1938

    01/27/2013 9:35:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    jpfo.org ^ | November 11, 1938 | staff
    With a basis in § 31 of the Weapons Law of 18 March 1928 (Reichsgesetzblatt I, p. 265), Article III of the Law on the Reunification of Austria with Germany of 13 March 1938 (Reichsgesetzblatt I, p. 237), and § 9 of the Fuhrer and Chancellor's decree on the administration of the Sudeten-German districts of 1 October 1928 (Reichsgesetzblatt 1, p. 1331 ) are the following ordered: § 1 Jews (§ 5 of the First Regulations of the German Citizenship Law of 14 November 1935, Reichsgesetzblatt 1, p. 1332) are prohibited from acquiring. Possessing, and carrying firearms and ammunition, as...
  • Democracy is on the brink of a sea change

    01/27/2013 9:34:26 PM PST · by Weirdad · 7 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 01/26/2013 | Janet Daley
    ... “we have always understood that when times change, so must we; ...fidelity to our founding principles requires new responses to new challenges: ...preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action.” ...New Labour trick of claiming that something can only be safeguarded by embracing its opposite: individual freedom requires submitting to the collective will. ...we can afford to support both the old and the young...our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. ...Warning to America: it didn’t work out. Obama made no attempt to explain how support at both these...
  • CNN Logic: Only Obama Can Ignore the Law

    01/27/2013 9:24:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | January 25, 2013 | John Nolte
    The hopelessly biased Carol Costello was rattled to the core today when South Carolina sheriff Al Cannon gave her a lesson in Constitutional law. He also exposed Costello for the blithering hypocrite that both she and most of the media are. More on that after the video: (VIDEO AT LINK) My guess is that Costello and her producers forgot that country doesn’t mean dumb. Cannon's demeanor, intelligence, education, and command of the facts ran circles around the left-wing morning anchor. But why is Carol Costello, of all people, upset with what Cannon is doing? All he's doing is following President...
  • A prophetic interview with Sir James Goldsmith in 1994 (6 part interview) ___ GATT

    01/27/2013 9:20:24 PM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    You Tube/ Charlie Rose ^ | 1994 | Charlie Rose interviews Sir James Goldsmilth
    6 Part interview, each approx 10 minutes. He forsaw the disaster that was GATT
  • Workplace pranks?

    01/27/2013 9:19:58 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 104 replies
    Vanity | 1-27-2013 | MtnClimber
    I once took a coworkers phone apart and swapped the wires for column 1 and 2. He could still dial 9 for an outside line, but all calls with most numbers went to wrong numbers. Also super glued a full cup of coffee on his desk. One that did not work on me....I left my office and my office mate thought I went to the bathroom and thought I was in a stall. He soaked a hand full of paper towels and threw them over the door and splat onto "my" head. He was laughing when he ran into the...
  • Illinois Becomes Largest State to Give Licenses to Illegals - With No Safeguards Against Fraud

    01/27/2013 9:14:07 PM PST · by montag813 · 14 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-28-2013 | John Hill
    Above: Supporters of granting illegal aliens drivers licenses cheer after a House committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. The House passed the legislation Jan. 8 and Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation Sunday, Jan. 27.  (AP Photo) by John HillStand with ArizonaIn the race to become America's top "Sanctuary State" for illegal aliens, we have a new leader.  Illinois has (temporarily) bested California for that title, and has done so by putting public safety at greater risk. Both states have in-state tuition for illegal aliens. Both states fight I.C.E. every step of the way to keep...
  • When Did Humans Come to the Americas?

    01/27/2013 9:08:44 PM PST · by Theoria · 35 replies
    Smithsonian Mag ^ | Feb 2013 | Guy Gugliotta
    Recent scientific findings date their arrival earlier than ever thought, sparking hot debate among archaeologists For much of its length, the slow-moving Aucilla River in northern Florida flows underground, tunneling through bedrock limestone. But here and there it surfaces, and preserved in those inky ponds lie secrets of the first Americans.For years adventurous divers had hunted fossils and artifacts in the sinkholes of the Aucilla about an hour east of Tallahassee. They found stone arrowheads and the bones of extinct mammals such as mammoth, mastodon and the American ice age horse.Then, in the 1980s, archaeologists from the Florida Museum of...
  • Gun Problem?

    01/27/2013 8:48:35 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 27 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
      NLM   -h/t Ed Z