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  • Al Gore: Soros should have more influence over American Politics

    02/03/2013 5:23:18 PM PST · by mgist · 44 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 2/2/13 | greenfield
    Al Gore: George Soros Should Have More Influence Over American Politics February 2, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield Apparently controlling the White House and the Foreign Policy of the country via the Soros Money Machine isn’t enough. Not until the entire Senate and Congress bows to the new Emperor of America. Billionaires influencing American politics is bad. Really bad. It’s a grave threat to Democracy. Unless they’re liberals. During an appearance with CBS anchor and host Charlie Rose at the 92nd Street Y in New York City on January 29, former Vice President Al Gore said that progressivism cannot compete with...
  • Mayors Against Illegal Guns gets supposed list of shootings where guns were allowed all wrong

    02/03/2013 5:21:00 PM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    johnrlott.blogspot.com ^ | 2 February, 2013 | John Lott
    I have previously noted that there were two multiple victim public shootings that weren't in gun-free zones. Those were the Gabrielle Giffords shooting and the Carson City, NV IHOP shootings, though I had originally missed the IHOP case because it didn't meet the four-victim threshold until a wounded victim died later. In response to my statements, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) has put together a list of their own cases where they claim that more shootings have occurred where guns are allowed. The group's chairman, John Feinblatt, had a relatively long 255 letter in the Wall Street Journal publicizing this...
  • 3-D Printed Buildings Coming Soon to a Moon Near You

    02/03/2013 5:20:34 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 20 replies
    Space.com ^ | 1FEB2013 | Tim Maly
    For space scientists dreaming up a manned base on the moon, 3D printing with lunar dust looms as an attractive possibility. Such on-demand fabrication would allow astronauts to repair broken parts, manufacture spare ones and maybe even build structures, all out of the dirt scooped from under their boots. In a new study involving artificial moon dust, engineers have shown that the technology is close to becoming reality. With 10 pounds of simulated lunar dirt (or regolith) in hand, NASA officials approached researchers at Washington State University and challenged them to melt and resolidify the fake moon rock using 3D...
  • California governor weighs parole for Charles Manson follower

    02/03/2013 5:15:15 PM PST · by george76 · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | February 2, 2013 | Michael Martinez and Kyung Lah
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is considering whether to grant parole to a convicted murderer who followed notorious killer Charles Manson, a spokeswoman for the governor said. Brown's office received a formal recommendation from the state board parole Friday to release Bruce Davis, 70, who would be the first Manson "family" member to secure freedom solely for good behavior. Brown has 30 days -- or until March 3 -- to either modify, affirm or reverse the parole board's recommendation, a corrections spokeswoman said. In 2010, Davis secured his first formal recommendation for parole by the state board, but then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Marci Hodge ~ February 4, 2013

    02/03/2013 5:03:38 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 53 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Marci Hodge Info from here.             "In this job, you find out what you're made of; if you can hack it or not."Recently promoted to Major, Marci Hodge knows a thing or two about what she's made of. She's spent ten years in the Army; 5 years on...
  • Sorry Global Warming Alarmists, The Earth Is Cooling

    02/03/2013 5:03:35 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 73 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | 31MAY2012 | Peter Ferrara
    Climate change itself is already in the process of definitively rebutting climate alarmists who think human use of fossil fuels is causing ultimately catastrophic global warming. That is because natural climate cycles have already turned from warming to cooling, global temperatures have already been declining for more than 10 years, and global temperatures will continue to decline for another two decades or more.
  • Former Gurkha detains knife-wielding mugger despite having blade embedded in his arm

    02/03/2013 5:03:24 PM PST · by PotatoHeadMick · 50 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 3 February 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    An ex-Gurkha forced to defend himself when attacked by a man wielding a knife only realised afterwards a six-inch blade was embedded in his arm. Mr Phlamachha was out for an evening walk with his wife Asha, 38, when they stopped to have a look in the window of a health shop, in Maidstone, Kent. Suddenly Mr Phlamachha was thrust up against the wall and allegedly told to 'hand over the money', or get stabbed. The former soldier and black belt in karate and taekwondo, said 'yes' - then calmly warned the attacker: 'First you should know who I am.'
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update - February 3rd, 2013 (Dispensational Caucus)

    02/03/2013 5:03:03 PM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 3, 2013 | Uploaded by JD Farag
    Mid-East Prophecy Update - February 3rd, 2013 Pastor JD talks about the significance of the Israeli strike on a convoy on the Lebanon-Syria border as it relates to Isaiah 17 and Jeremiah 49.
  • A word for the Body Of Christ [charismatic caucus]

    02/03/2013 4:54:02 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    I am creating a Regime change , though I bring you pastors, though I bring you prophets and leaders and though I bring through My Spirit and Messengers miracles , signs and wonders "KNOW" I AM Your First Fruit and "TRUE SHEPHERD " ! Heed My words that are about to come for I am constructing , pruning and restoring My Bride into one "AS ONE" . Do not struggle with this but welcome it for you are about to be joined together into My River Of Life as " ONE BODY IN CHRIST " and this shall be a...
  • US snubs India: Death penalty not sought as Headley cooperated, says statement

    02/03/2013 4:50:17 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 14 replies
    Daily Bhaskar ^ | Jan 26, 2013 | Daily Bhaskar
    New Delhi: Coming under increasing criticism from India for not awarding the death penalty for 26/11 Mumbai Attacks plotter David Headley, US Authorities defended on Friday that Headley hadn’t been awarded death penalty as he had ‘cooperated with the security agencies during the investigation process’. “This decision was taken because of Headley's willingness to cooperate with law enforcement authorities -- American, Indian and others -- to help bring the perpetrators to justice and prevent other terrorist attacks," read a US embassy statement. The statement is being viewed as veiled snubbing to India's requests to award death penalty to Headley, or...
  • Arizona Law Makers Launch Anti-Gun Control Legislation

    02/03/2013 4:46:33 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Scottsdale Libertarian Examiner ^ | 2 February, 2013 | Paul Johnson
    While Congress debated firearm related violence on Capitol Hill in response to President Obama’s call for enhanced control laws, Arizona’s state lawmakers approved a legislative measure that would block the federal government from enforcing gun laws within the state. Senate Bill 1112, if signed into law would make it a class 6 felony for: "officials, agents or employees of the federal government from enforcing or attempting to enforce such federal laws that any act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the U.S. government relating to a personal firearm, accessory or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately...
  • PA Asks Israel to Allow Terrorist into Areas it Controls

    02/03/2013 4:34:04 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/2/13 | Elad Benari
    The Palestinian Authority (PA) is making efforts to bring the leader of a terrorist group to live in the areas assigned to it in Judea and Samaria, the PA-based WAFA news agency reports. The man, Nayef Hawatmeh, is the leader of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), one of the main factions in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Qais Abdul Karim, known by the nom de guerre Abu Laila, said the PA has contacted Israel to allow Hawatmeh to come and live in the PA, according to WAFA. He told the London-based al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper that even...
  • Gore presses Obama to ‘follow through’ on climate change promises (just use executive powers)

    02/03/2013 4:30:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/03/13 | Peter Schroeder
    President Obama "has to follow through" on his commitment to address climate change, even if it means using executive powers to get around congressional gridlock, according to former Vice President Al Gore. Obama should "move boldly" on the agenda he articulated in his second inaugural address, which included strong words about addressing climate change, Gore said in an interview on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS." While efforts to tackle climate change would run into GOP opposition in Congress, Gore said the president had ample powers to bear from the executive branch in addressing the issue. "There are some actions he can...
  • Here Are The 26 Senators Who Voted To Give Egypt Brand-Spanking-New F-16 Fighters

    02/03/2013 4:14:54 PM PST · by ElIguana · 69 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 02/01/2013 | America's Conservative News
    It's unfortunate, but not shocking, that every single Democrat in the United States Senate (with the exception of two abstentions) voted to give Muslim Brotherhood-controlled Egypt brand-spanking new F-16 fighter planes and M-1 tanks. What is shocking is that 26 Republicans voted with the Democrats and squashed the Rand Paul Amendment that would have prohibited the "the sale, lease, transfer, retransfer, or delivery of F-16 aircraft, M1 tanks, or certain other defense articles or services to the Government of Egypt." And if you want to know the names of the 26... just have a look... Do any of these Republican...
  • Explosion Reported in Lebanese City of Tyre

    02/03/2013 4:12:13 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 46 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/13 | Elad Benari
    A blast went off in southern Lebanon, near the city of Tyre, late on Sunday night, Al-Arabiya reported, based on local media sources. The blast reportedly occurred after an electronic device exploded in the area. The Lebanese Future TV network said that an “Israeli aircraft might have detonated an electronic transmission device” in the southern area of al-Fawwar. “Hizbullah has cordoned off the area,” Future TV added. The official Lebanese NNA news agency claimed that “Israeli aircraft did not leave the Lebanese airspace over the South all through the day.” Israel’s Channel 2 News, reporting on the explosion, cited a...
  • Super Bowl ads so far all duds (vanity)

    02/03/2013 4:07:06 PM PST · by gunsequalfreedom · 57 replies
    nfl ads ^ | feburary 3, 2013 | vaniety
    You would think for the millions they spent on air time the advertisers would come up with good ads. All so far have been really lame in my opinion
  • 100th Anniversary of the Income Tax

    02/03/2013 4:05:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2013 | Heather Ginsberg
    Today is the 100th birthday of the income tax. On February 3, 1913 the 16th amendment was ratified, which enabled the establishment of the federal income tax. This is ever in our mind as tax season is now upon us. Look at this graphic that Americans for Tax Reform released in honor of the 100th anniversary:   1913 2013 Top Tax Bracket 7% 39.6% Tax Bracket Range 1% - 7% 10% - 39.6% Top Tax Bracket Threshold (today's dollars) $11.6 million $450,000 Total Tax Revenues (today's dollars) $16.6 billion $2.7 trillion Family Standard Deduction (today's dollars) $93,000 $12,200 Total Number...
  • “Burkas for babies” : Saudi cleric’s new fatwa causes controversy

    02/03/2013 3:59:20 PM PST · by dervish · 21 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 2/3/13 | Mohammad Alyousei
    A Saudi cleric has called for all female babies to be fully covered by wearing the face veil, commonly known as the burka, citing reports of little girls being sexually molested. In a TV interview on the Islamic al-Majd TV, which seems to date back to mid-last year, Sheikh Abdullah Daoud, stressed that wearing the veil will protect baby girls. The Sheikh tried to back his assertion with claims of sexual molestation against babies in the kingdom, quoting unnamed medical and security sources. Recently picked up on social media, Sheikh Dauod’s statement prompted wide condemnation from his fellow Saudis on...
  • Obama: 'No doubt' nation needs more tax revenue to lower deficit

    02/03/2013 3:48:25 PM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 3, 2013 | Peter Schroeder
    President Obama insisted Sunday that additional tax revenue will need to be part of future deficit deals, but said hikes in tax rates may not be necessary. In a pre-Super Bowl interview with CBS, the president outlined his vision for further deficit reduction, which he said was essential, but in a way that preserves the government's ability to continue spending on key programs. He also emphasized that the seemingly continuous stream of Washington standoffs was wreaking havoc on confidence in the U.S. economy. Republicans have insisted that the revenue side of the deficit equation was dealt with during "fiscal cliff"...
  • A “Rule of Life” for Prophets: A Homily for the 4th Sunday of the Year

    02/03/2013 3:43:13 PM PST · by NYer · 24 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | February 2, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Prophets are those who speak for God. They Love God, and they love his people, and speak the very true (and often painful) truth of God to his people. They do so not to win an argument, but because of their love and conviction that only the undiluted truth of God can save us in the end.People-pleasing and other forms of human respect cannot supplant the reverence for God and His truth. Thus Prophets are willing to endure pain and suffering to proclaim God’s truth to an often unappreciative segment of God’s people. But out of love for God and...