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  • Top 11 "Only in America" Observations- by a Canadian

    02/01/2013 10:59:10 AM PST · by silverleaf · 10 replies
    Lifted from comments to a news article | unk | unk
    TOP-11 “ONLY IN AMERICA” OBSERVATIONS — BY A CANADIAN* 1) Only in America could the rich people - who pay 86% of all income taxes - be accused of not paying their “fair share” by people who don’t pay any income taxes at all. 2) Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black while only 12% of the population is black 3) Only in America could they have had the two people most responsible for...
  • ACHTUNG! Miss Germany 2012 is the Sehr Schön Alicia Endemann~

    02/01/2013 10:57:36 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 28 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 February 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Another smart one here: Miss Germany 2012 Alicia Endemann is a 23-y.o. actress and business management student.  Heritage is actually half German/half French, and at her young age speaks FIVE languages: German, English, French, Spanish Dutch. Besides her role on a German TV series, Alicia also sings and plays piano... More at Reaganite Republican... (SFW/just a couple mild bikini shots) ___________________________________________________________________  IBT   Missology   MissUniverse (official)   BeautyContestUpdate   BeautyContests   MamaNiews.nl   RP Online.de
  • Energy Secretary Steven Chu resigns; led green energy push

    02/01/2013 10:57:25 AM PST · by illiac · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/1/13 | AP
    WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down. Chu offered his resignation to President Barack Obama in a letter Friday. He said he will stay on at least until the end of February and may stay until a successor is confirmed. Chu’s departure had been widely expected and follows announcements by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson and Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, that they are leaving.
  • DHS adds another 200,000 rounds to its 2 billion round stockpile

    02/01/2013 10:56:33 AM PST · by Perseverando · 58 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | January 4, 2013 | Ryan Keller
    Last year, it was reported that the Department of Homeland Security had purchased 1.6 billion rounds of hollow point ammunition of various calibers for reasons that the agency refuses to reveal. On Wednesday, the DHS announced that it would acquire another 200,000 rounds from a company known as Evian Group, Inc. The DHS put out a solicitation for the purchase on the FedBizOps.gov Web site on Dec. 17 for the agency’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, requesting .40 caliber hollow point rounds, Federal Ammunition of 1,000 rounds in 200 cases. Not only is the reason for the agency’s stockpiling...
  • Apologize for WHAT? Happy birthday, happy warrior Andrew Breitbart

    02/01/2013 10:54:54 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 17 replies
    Conservative warrior Andrew Breitbart would have been 44 today. His bold, fighting spirit lives on in the conservative movement. And, of course, he continues to live rent-free inside the heads of the progressives whose hate he retweeted.
  • Mexico oil company Pemex blast: Death toll rises to 32

    02/01/2013 10:47:53 AM PST · by CedarDave · 4 replies
    CBS News ^ | Febru7ary 1, 2013 | CBS News/AP
    Mexico City - Rescuers searched for survivors Friday and authorities promised a thorough investigation after an office building blast killed 32 people and injured 121 at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos. The cause of the basement explosion in an administrative building next to the iconic, 51-story Pemex tower in Mexico City remained a mystery, with President Enrique Pena Nieto urging people not to speculate. Theories ranged from an electrical fire to an air conditioning problem to a possible attack.
  • Fuzzy math on cats, birds clouds highly questionable ‘study’

    02/01/2013 10:45:32 AM PST · by Fawn · 16 replies
    Best Friends Animal Society ^ | 1-31-13 | Francis Battista
    Did you see it? It was all over the Internet the last couple of days. Sound the alarm, alert the news media. Reportedly, cats are stone-cold killers to the tune of possibly 19 billion animals a year! USA Today, the New York Times, NPR and just about everybody else have been reporting on a “study,” released in the journal Nature Communications, that claims startling new estimates for the number of prey captured each year by free-roaming and feral cats.
  • Democratic presidential candidate already running campaign ads for 2016

    02/01/2013 10:45:24 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 10 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 2-1-2013 | Laura Byrne
    February 1, 2013 Democratic presidential candidate already running campaign ads for 2016 by Laura Byrne Look out Joe Biden, another Democrat has already thrown his hat in the ring for the 2016 presidential race, and he’s already running campaign ads on TV.Lee L. Mercer, Jr. of Texas has reportedly started running a TV commercial spreading his campaign promise to create “a new computerized government that will run the office of the President of the United States with a computer.”According to the ad, “Lee L. Mercer, Jr. of Houston, Texas is announcing his campaign for President of the United States in...
  • Please Freep This Site

    02/01/2013 10:44:25 AM PST · by Jeff Gordon · 10 replies
    This site was started by a California Liberal. His goal is to use his surveys to prove that his liberal views are the most common and most correct views. Since the friends of his that he has told about the site are mostly like minded CA liberals, he feels that he is proving his point.
  • The Missing Link To An Armed Citizenry!

    02/01/2013 10:41:17 AM PST · by Ohioan · 12 replies
    Truth Based Logic ^ | February 1, 2013 | William Flax
    While the present Administration ignores both Washington's wise counsel & his clear understanding of male psychology, President Obama's Secretary of Defense, denies both the role of Congress, the Chivalric Code & all human experience in a bizarre January order for all branches of the Armed Forces to place women in combat units by 2016. Will further eroding a sense of male responsibility serve any constructive purpose, in dealing with any contemporary problem? Will trashing what have always been constructive male roles--the responsibility of young men to defend their society--contribute anything positive toward dealing with the rash of atrocities committed by...
  • Texas Senator Tells Chicago Mayor To Back-Off Gun Manufacturers (Cruz Tells Off Emanuel)

    02/01/2013 10:38:17 AM PST · by Red Steel · 37 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | January 29, 2013
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz wants Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to back of gun manufacturers. The Republican senator issued a response to Emanuel’s letter to banks which do business with gun makers. The Lone Star politician considers the former Obama administration official a bully. Cruz told gun companies that Texas banks would welcome their business and offered to personally introduce them to leading lenders. Senator Cruz’s response to Rahm Emanuel stated: “Your city’s longstanding policies stripping citizens of their Constitutional rights to keep and bear arms have, in turn, produced some of the very highest murder rates in the nation. Regardless,...
  • Obama vs Rush: Round 2

    02/01/2013 10:33:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2013 | Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obama is naming names in his second term when it comes to his un-preferred media, something he generally farmed out to White House staff and political surrogates during the first term. The president, in a recent interview with The New Republic, found scapegoats for Washington gridlock. “One of the biggest factors is going to be how the media shapes debates,” Obama told TNR. “If a Republican member of Congress is not punished on Fox News or by Rush Limbaugh for working with a Democrat on a bill of common interest, then you’ll see more of them doing...
  • How realistic should school shooting drills be?

    02/01/2013 10:31:02 AM PST · by opentalk · 13 replies
    Associalted Press ^ | January 31, 2012 | Carolyn Thompson
    "I want to see my kids! Bang! Bang!" the man shouted as he stormed into the front office of a South Carolina elementary school and pointed a handgun at a secretary and custodian. Both went limp at the verbal gunshots, and the "shooter," a police officer taking part in a school safety drill, continued his rampage. ... All fell to the floor with bloody, fake wounds.
  • AZ:Gun Control Statement (Leon N. Wilmot, Yuma County Sheriff)

    02/01/2013 10:29:44 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    facebook.com ^ | 31 January, 2012 | Leon N. Wilmot, Yuma County Sheriff
    Gun Control Statement: In light of the increasing amount of requests for Sheriff Wilmot’s position concerning the issues related to gun control, he has issued the following letter to the Citizens of Yuma County. To the Citizens of Yuma County, I, like many Americans, am always appalled and heartbroken when I hear of any incident involving the murder(s) of innocent victims at the hands of violent criminals. Like all Americans, I wish for justice to be served upon those responsible for perpetrating these horrible crimes. I also pray that the families of those victims receive peace during those times of...
  • Vanity Scott Brown not running

    02/01/2013 10:25:40 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 50 replies
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    Details to follow..Scott Brown not running for Kerry seat
  • There's Reason Ted Cruz's Questions To Chuck Hagel Angered And Confused Democrats

    02/01/2013 10:24:52 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-1-13 | The Looking Spoon
    He's been a senator for only a few days and he's already rocketing to the top as a Republican star...which is admittedly a low bar lately. Check out the full video at The Right Scoop.
  • Kenya: Could a Different Electoral System Encourage Cooperation Rather Than Clashes?

    02/01/2013 10:24:02 AM PST · by JerseyanExile · 8 replies
    All Africa ^ | January 29, 2013 | Seema Shah
    Kenyan elections have often led to ethnic violence, but alternative voting systems could foster greater tendencies towards coalitions and broad-based appeals. Youth carry crude weapons ready to fight during 2008 election violenceNairobi - In 1992, after nearly three decades of single-party rule in Kenya, characterised by KANU (Kenya African National Union) hegemony and the brutal suppression of any voices of dissent, former president Daniel arap Moi turned an important page in Kenya's political history. In response to mounting domestic and international pressure, he agreed to hold multi-party elections. At the same time, however, he warned that the advent of multi-party...
  • Most Popular Dog in America is...

    02/01/2013 10:23:13 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 93 replies
    http://www.weather.com/ ^ | 02/01/2013 | Edecio Martinez
    The American Kennel Club says the Labrador retriever is the nation's most popular dog for the 22nd straight year - for attributes that range from family-friendly pet to search-and-rescue nose.
  • Nullification Deniers! This Is What James Madison Really Said

    02/01/2013 10:18:03 AM PST · by WXRGina · 43 replies
    American Clarion ^ | January 28, 2013 | Publius Huldah
    This is The Age of Ignorance. Our “intellectuals” can’t think. Our “scholars” parrot each other. The self-educated fixate on idiotic theories. Our People despise Truth and disseminate lies. Nullification deniers such as Matthew Spalding of Heritage Foundation, Jarrett Stepman of Human Events, law professor Randy Barnett, David Barton of Wallbuilders, and history professor Allen C. Guelzo, say that nullification by States of unconstitutional acts of the federal government is unlawful and impossible. They make the demonstrably false assertions that: -States don’t have the right to nullify unconstitutional acts of the federal government because our Constitution doesn’t say they can do...
  • State: Don't delay George Zimmerman murder trial

    02/01/2013 10:15:35 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 15 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | February 1, 2013 | Arelis R. Hernández and Rene Stutzman
    Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda today objected to a delay in George Zimmerman's trial, accusing defense attorney Mark O'Mara of spending too much time on media interviews and suggesting that O'Mara may be stalling because he's out of money. O'Mara on Tuesday filed paperwork, asking Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson to delay Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial, which is currently set for June 10. O'Mara appears to want the trial pushed back to November, de la Rionda wrote, but deserves no additional time. The state has done nothing in violation of Florida's rules of criminal procedures, de la Rionda wrote, and...