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  • ‘This Hagel hearing is a disaster’: Liberals take to Twitter to slam Hagel

    01/31/2013 10:13:57 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 16 replies
    Wash Free Beacon ^ | 1/31/13 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Distraught by his poor performance in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, liberals viciously turned on Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel on social media.
  • Economy Shrinks…Obama & Pals Blame Republicans

    01/31/2013 10:11:44 AM PST · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-31-13 | Curt
    Another 'who woulda thunk it' moment: The U.S. economy posted a stunning drop of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter, defying expectations for slow growth and possibly providing incentive for more Federal Reserve stimulus. The economy shrank from October through December for the first time since the recession ended, hurt by the biggest cut in defense spending in 40 years, fewer exports and sluggish growth in company stockpiles. Get outta here! You mean with businesses fretting over the unknown cost of ObamaCare, with taxes being raised for almost every American, and government spending continuing to spiral out of control that...
  • Gay Isn’t The New Black

    01/31/2013 10:11:00 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Clutch Magazine ^ | JANUARY 30, 2013 | YESHA CALLAHAN
    I remember watching a gay rights activist on a television interview discussing the importance of “natural alliances” in the struggle for equality. He stated that “African-Americans” were a “natural ally” for gay people as a result of the similarities in our shared experiences. I also remember thinking to myself, “Good luck with that one.” While Blacks and homosexuals have clearly endured similar injustices and encountered innumerable expressions of hatred and disregard, there is a human tendency, in my opinion, to place one’s own plight and the plight of one’s own people above that of any other group, particularly when the...
  • MEME ALERT: Squirrel Makes Hasty Escape [Funny video]

    01/31/2013 10:10:15 AM PST · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    http://www.wftw.com ^ | 01-31-2013 | David Attenborogh / NatGeo
    File this under the nascent category of "frightened rodents on YouTube." A certain clip from the nature documentary BBC's Africa, narrated by David Attenborough has caught the attention of internet meme-makers, and sure enough it's now making the rounds online. The 20 second snippet of footage takes place somewhere on the great continent, and what little context we have depicts a spotted cheetah on the hunt. "He's blown it," Attenborough says, as a succession of prey high-tails it out of the cheetahs hungry path. Last is our little friend the squirrel, who drops his own tasty lunch to head for...
  • Conservatives Launch Facebook Alternative

    01/31/2013 10:08:44 AM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | January 31, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A group of conservatives is launching their own social networking site after enduring what they call years of censorship and liberal bullying on Facebook. The Tea Party Community is expected to officially launch on Saturday – but the social networking site for conservatives has already drawn nearly 50,000 members. BE SURE TO JOIN TODD’S FAN CLUB – FOR DAILY SNARKY AND PITHY CONVERSATION! CLICK HERE TO JOIN! “It’s a new home for conservatives and the Tea Party movement in America,” said co-founder Ken Crow. “It’s a social community just for them.” Crow partnered with Tim Selaty Sr. and Jr. to...
  • 3 children, 1 adult dead; 20 hurt in massive crash on I-75 near Detroit

    01/31/2013 10:08:28 AM PST · by freedomlover · 18 replies
    TWITTER ^ | FreedomLover
    Time to ban travel and cars. WHAT ARE WE DOING TO OUR CHILDREN!!!!!
  • Fed's Ivory Tower Just Got Smaller

    01/31/2013 10:04:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2013 | Peter Schiff
    Today's weaker than expected GDP report shows just how out of touch most professional economists remain with respect to the fundamental weakness of the US economy. After more than four years of nearly never ending monetary stimulus and more than $5 trillion worth of new federal debt, the economy remains stuck in a serious recession. The report shows that federal stimulus and deficit spending can't create sustainable economic growth. Although the tepid data shocked many economists, I was not surprised. I believe zero growth is consistent with the state of the real economy. The stronger growth numbers that we saw...
  • Russian Vodka: A History (Happy Birthday, my dear friend)

    01/31/2013 9:55:49 AM PST · by 1rudeboy · 15 replies
    January 31 is marked as the birthday of the classical Russian vodka.
  • The gospel according to Saul (progression from Alinsky to Cloward-Piven to dictatorship)

    01/31/2013 9:54:45 AM PST · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    WND ^ | January 31, 2013 | Eriik Rush
    Lenin pointed out: “The task of the Bolsheviks is to overthrow the Imperialist Government. But this government rests upon the support of the Social Revolutionaries and Mensheviks, who in turn are supported by the trustfulness of the masses of the people. We are in the minority. In these circumstances there can be no talk of violence on our side.” The essence of Lenin’s speeches during this period was “They have the guns and therefore we are for peace and for reformation through the ballot. When we have the guns then it will be through the bullet.” And it was. –...
  • Obamacare Glitch: Some Families to be Priced out of Health Coverage

    01/31/2013 9:52:27 AM PST · by lowbridge · 41 replies
    newsmax ^ | january 30, 2013
    Some families could get priced out of health insurance due to what's being called a glitch in President Barack Obama's overhaul law. IRS regulations issued Wednesday failed to fix the problem as liberal backers of the president's plan had hoped. As a result, some families that can't afford the employer coverage that they are offered on the job will not be able to get financial assistance from the government to buy private health insurance on their own. How many people will be affected is unclear. The Obama administration says its hands were tied by the way Congress wrote the law....
  • Israeli Jets Blast Arms Shipment Inside Syria

    01/31/2013 9:51:07 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    WSJ --- MIDDLE EAST NEWS ^ | January 30, 2013 | By FARNAZ FASSIHI, JULIAN E. BARNES and SAM DAGHER
    Latest News Syria, Allies Condem Israel Strike Israel bombed a suspected shipment of antiaircraft missiles in Syria on Wednesday, according to regional and U.S. officials, in its most ambitious strike inside its neighbor's territory in nearly two chaotic years of civil war there.The early-morning strike in a border area west of Damascus targeted a convoy of trucks carrying Russian-made SA-17 missiles to Hezbollah, the anti-Israel Shiite militant and political group in Lebanon, according to a Western official briefed on the raid. Israel launched an airstrike against a convoy of trucks moving near the Lebanon-Syria border Tuesday, a senior U.S. official...
  • The transparency of gun-grabbers

    01/31/2013 9:45:05 AM PST · by Perseverando
    WND ^ | January 31, 2013 | Joseph Farah
    Exclusive: Joseph Farah sees clear signals our liberty is at a turning point Fact: Every year, the lives of thousands of private citizens in America are saved because they had firearms when they needed them. Fact: Nations like Australia and the United Kingdom have seen an increase in violent crime and murder by firearms since banning their possession by private citizens. Fact: The kind of legislation prompted by recent anti-gun hysteria over the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre would not have prevented the tragedy, but, in fact, make future mass murders more likely. Fact: The very same politicians promoting a...
  • Patty Andrews, Last Surviving Member of The Andrews Sisters, Dead at 94

    01/31/2013 9:40:14 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013 | DAVID HINCKLEY
    Dominant 'girl group' had more than 90 chart hits themselves and two dozen more with Bing Crosby.Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of the greatest "girl group" of all time, died Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94. The Andrews Sisters, who included Patty, Maxene and Laverne, were the dominant female vocal group of the mid-20th century, scoring more than 90 chart hits themselves and two dozen more with their frequent singing partner, Bing Crosby. Their close harmony style influenced dozens of subsequent groups and singers, from the McGuire Sisters and the Pointer Sisters to En Vogue,...
  • Cats That Look Like Famous Paintings

    01/31/2013 9:38:41 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 19 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 31 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Joseph Ducreux - Yawning Self-Portrait More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Obama pushing American people closer to armed resistance

    01/31/2013 9:37:05 AM PST · by Perseverando · 37 replies
    RenewAmerica ^ | January 29, 2013 | Sher Zieve
    Each and every day now Obama and his syndicate government are pushing harder and harder for the removal of all of our liberties, in order to place us into slavery and create a permanent police state. Even the most dense on the far Left are now aware – some only vaguely – that things are not as they should be. However, the further Left one goes, the more perverse and unstable one becomes. Luciferianism – Marxist, Nazi, Fascist or otherwise – is and has always been the End Goal of the power-maddened once-human would-be masters and oppressors of the human...
  • Who Runs The World? Solid Proof That A Core Group Of Wealthy Elitists Is Pulling The Strings

    01/31/2013 9:35:54 AM PST · by B4Ranch · 128 replies
    http://www.worldviewweekend.com/ ^ | January 31, 2013 | Michael Synder
    Does a shadowy group of obscenely wealthy elitists control the world? Do men and women with enormous amounts of money really run the world from behind the scenes? The answer might surprise you. Most of us tend to think of money as a convenient way to conduct transactions, but the truth is that it also represents power and control. And today we live in a neo-fuedalist system in which the super rich pull all the strings. When I am talking about the ultra-wealthy, I am not just talking about people that have a few million dollars. As you will see...
  • Damn the economy, full speed ahead

    01/31/2013 9:35:37 AM PST · by shoff · 5 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 01/31/2013 | Steven Hoffman
    The headline aptly describes what Obama’s second term will be. Damn the economy and full speed ahead with his progressive agenda. Obama successfully convinced 51% of the voting public to fear his opponent more than his record of failure. With the election past he has more flexibility to fundamentally change America.
  • Call the BSA Board of Directors & tell them to uphold Scouting values!

    01/31/2013 9:34:32 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 36 replies
    http://www.frc.org ^ | 1-31-2013 | www.frc.org
    The phones are ringing off the wall. If you've tried to get through to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), you know it's been tough. If you've wanted to express your concern about the BSA abandoning their longstanding policy of safeguarding Scouts by restricting openly homosexual Scout leaders from holding leadership positions, you may have been greeted by an endlessly ringing phone. This may be one instance in which the Boy Scouts were not prepared. The BSA national leadership were not prepared for the thousands of Americans who were shocked to hear that an organization that could always be counted...
  • Mozilla reveals Firefox phone

    01/31/2013 9:33:19 AM PST · by null and void · 11 replies
    Electronic Products ^ | 1/31/13 | MELISSA SUE SORRELLS GALLEY
    Mozilla releases information about developer phones running its Firefox OSMozilla is bringing its particular brand of open and innovative dedication to the Open Web to a cellular phone near you.The nonprofit maker of the popular Firefox browser recently announced that it will release a preview phone running its mobile operating system, Firefox OS, in February. The OS is designed to allow HTML5 applications to integrate directly with the deviceÂ’s hardware, and the lighter system will allow apps to run smoothly while maintaining longer battery life than its competitors. MozillaÂ’s new operating system is built entirely on open web standards. (Via:...
  • A Look at the Fed-Sponsored Housing Bubble

    01/31/2013 9:30:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2013 | Mike Shedlock
    In the wake of rising housing prices a reader asked if I would revisit my March 2102 article How Far Have Home Prices "Really" Fallen. The reader specifically wanted an update on inflation as measured by the HPI-CPI (a measure of the CPI where actual home prices instead of rent is the largest CPI component). Here is some background on the request: The CPI does not track home prices per se, rather the CPI uses a concept called "Owners' Equivalent Rent" (OER) as a proxy for home prices. The BLS determines OER from a measure of rental prices and also...