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  • Kilgore's Van Cliburn, American classical pianist, dies at 78

    02/27/2013 10:08:37 AM PST · by mnehring · 23 replies
    an Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist who grew up in Kilgore and whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock star status, has died. He was 78. Cliburn died early Wednesday at his Fort Worth home surrounded by loved ones following a battle with bone cancer, said his publicist and longtime friend Mary Lou Falcone. Cliburn made what would be his last public appearance in September at the 50th anniversary of the prestigious piano competition named for him. Speaking to the...
  • White House was 'unaware' of immigration detainee release

    02/27/2013 10:07:19 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 56 replies
    <p>Separately, at a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the decision was made by ICE "without any input from the White House."</p> <p>"The agency released these low-risk, non-criminal detainees under a less-expensive form of monitoring to ensure detention levels stayed within ICE's overall budget," he said.</p>
  • Sequester to Result in Shorter Days; Women, Minorities Hardest Hit

    02/27/2013 10:05:48 AM PST · by pabianice · 2 replies
    The Nav Log ^ | 72/27/13 | ip5683
    New York Times THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, DC… February 27, 2013 Today the White House warned that if the scheduled financial sequester takes place on March 1, the day will have to be shortened by 4.3%. Following a grim introduction by President Obama, White House Astronomer Dr. Karl Wretchman gave a press briefing this morning on the implications of such a shortfall. “Because of the Republicans’ refusal to allow a tax increase on the wealthiest Americans while demanding a cut in government spending on blind, homeless children, the Obama Administration has no choice but to cut the length of the...
  • Dumb as a Stick

    02/27/2013 10:04:27 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | Current | Mikkii D
    We all need help from time to time.
  • Key provisions of Voting Rights Act appear in jeopardy after high court argument

    02/27/2013 10:00:52 AM PST · by ColdOne · 17 replies ^ | 2/27/13 | Tom Curry
    Central parts of an election law dating back to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the Voting Rights Act, appeared to be in jeopardy Wednesday after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a challenge to them.
  • Woodward: Obama Exhibiting 'A Kind of Madness I Haven't Seen in a Long Time’

    02/27/2013 9:59:38 AM PST · by chessplayer · 25 replies
    The Washington Post's Bob Woodward continues to break ranks with his Obama-loving colleagues by holding the President's feet to the fire concerning the looming budget sequester. Just days after he wrote a piece in the Post exposing the inconvenient truth that it was indeed the White House that initially proposed sequestration during the 2011 debt ceiling debate, Woodward appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe Wednesday saying that Obama's decision to not send the USS Truman to the Persian Gulf as a result of these deliberations was "a kind of madness that I haven't seen in a long time" (video follows with...
  • El Cajon may be next city to ban red light cameras ( San Diego , too )

    02/27/2013 9:57:44 AM PST · by george76 · 4 replies
    CBS 8 ^ | Feb 26, 2013 | Steve Price
    El Cajon may be the next city to put a stop to red light cameras. ... San Diego removed its red light cameras last month
  • Illinois Can’t Even Afford to Pay Lottery Winners

    02/27/2013 9:57:26 AM PST · by lowbridge · 9 replies ^ | february 26, 2013
    But I suppose it wouldn’t be entirely true to say that the Illinois lottery doesn’t have problems. After all, Jones has been spending quite a lot of the entity’s money jetting off to far off locations to complain about his job, and even state-run entities in economically illiterate states like Illinois have finite budgets. There’s only so much cash to go around. So after the little globe-trotting spree, it’s no wonder the Illinois lottery is having a little trouble cashing checks to winners. The Illinois Lottery bounced dozens of checks written to winners, many for scratch-off tickets worth $1,000.
  • Prosecutors: Child tells cop ‘Those are my daddy's hoes’ before human trafficking arrest

    02/27/2013 9:48:38 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 10 replies
    WFTV ^ | 02/27/2013
    ~snip~ Prosecutors say when police pulled Burton over and inquired about the two women in the car, the child said, "those are my daddy's hoes." State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle says human trafficking is similar to domestic violence. She called it "affection -- with torture."
  • Send emails opposing anti-gun New Mexico House Bill 77 WITH ONE MOUSE CLICK

    02/27/2013 9:48:01 AM PST · by forty_years · 4 replies ^ | Feb. 27, 2013 | netWMD Editor in Chief
    Click this link to take you to a page which allows you to tell the entire membership of both the New Mexico Senate Public Affairs Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee (16 senators) to oppose House Bill 77 with one mouse click.House Bill 77 has been revised since it was first introduced, and initially failed to move forward, but it has now passed in the New Mexico House and been referred to the Senate Public Affairs And Senate Judiciary Committees.According to the NRA, HB 77 "is the first step toward the criminalization of all private firearm transfers..." and "mandates that...
  • How to defend yourself and family in your own home. - Or any structure for that matter

    02/27/2013 9:42:04 AM PST · by jongaltsr · 30 replies
    Defenders tend to stand behind door openings..... Shoot waist high about 4 plus inches beyond the door frame. Lay in a couple of shots - 4 plus inches and 10 inches. That will cover and girth of anyone in any stance. Shooters may be either standing or crouched behind the door opening. This way (4 plus inches) will get the best chance of hitting them. If you aim higher and they are crouched over you will miss. If they are either crouched over OR standing you have a MUCH greater chance of hitting them. A shot to the head or...
  • Rare spider puts halt to pipeline project

    02/27/2013 9:41:56 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 34 replies
    upi ^ | Feb. 26, 2013
    SAN ANTONIO, - Construction of a Texas water pipeline was halted due to the discovery of the same spider that halted a highway project. The San Antonio Water System said construction of the six-mile pipeline was halted with less than 1,500 feet to go when a Texas Department of Transportation crew working on a different project uncovered a cave containing the endangered Braken Bat Cave meshweaver spider, a federally protected species, the San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday. SAWS spokeswoman Anne Hayden said the spider, which also caused construction at Loop 1604 and Texas 151 to be halted, has left the...
  • 1949 Mercury Dwarf Car

    02/27/2013 9:41:04 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 7 replies
    varietyvideos ^ | February 27, 2013 | Ernie Adams
    Ernie Adams tells us about his 1949 Mercury Dwarf Car in this professionally produced video. See the car's features up close. Learn about the building process. Ernie even takes it for a spin around the block. Enjoy!
  • Progressivism: The individualistic point of view halts social development at every point

    02/27/2013 9:40:57 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 5 replies
    I've written extensively about The New Republic's two founding members, but what of it's first editor? Walter Weyl was the person tapped for that job, and he has a lot to say about progressive ideology. In his book "The New Democracy", Walter Weyl writes the following: (Page 163) All the inspiring texts of democracy fall into nonsense or worse when given a strict individualistic interpretation. "Government should rest upon the consent of the governed" is a great political truth, if by "the governed" is meant the whole people, or an effective majority of the people; but if each individual governed...
  • Obama's 'Non-Profit' Sells Political Access

    02/27/2013 9:40:35 AM PST · by mgist · 3 replies ^ | · February 27, 2013 | By Arnold Ahlert
    Obama's 'Non-Profit' Sells Political Access An incestuous relationship brews between the mega-wealthy and the White House. Last weekend, the New York Times revealed that President Obama's campaign apparatus, Organizing for Action (OFA), has reinvented itself as a 501c 4 tax-exempt non-profit advocacy group offering access to the president in return for a large donation. "Giving or raising $500,000 or more puts donors on a national advisory board for Mr. Obama's group and the privilege of attending quarterly meetings with the president, along with other meetings at the White House," reports the Times. Furthermore, the OFA's reincarnation as an IRS-identified social...
  • Bond denied for man who threatened to eat judge’s children

    02/27/2013 9:40:32 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 5 replies
    AJC ^ | 02/26/2013 | By Alexis Stevens
    Bond was denied Tuesday for a Cobb County man that allegedly threatened to eat a judge’s children after killing his family. James Satterfield, 58, was arrested in December after mailing a letter to the home of Cobb County Superior Court Judge Reuben Green. In the letter Satterfield allegedly wrote that he would kill the judge’s children and “cook them first to make them more palatable,” his arrest warrant states.
  • A Minority View: Higher Minimum Wage

    02/27/2013 9:40:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | February 27, 2013 | Walter E. Williams
    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama proposed raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $9 an hour. That would be almost a 25 percent increase. Let's look at the president's proposal, but before doing so, let's ask some other economic questions. Are people responsive to changes in price? For example, if the price of cars rose by 25 percent, would people purchase as many cars? Supposing housing prices rose by 25 percent, what would happen to sales? Those are big-ticket items, but what about smaller-priced items? If a supermarket raised its prices by...
  • Top DHS checkpoint refusals

    02/27/2013 9:39:31 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 27 replies
    youtube, various ^ | 2/25/13 | unknown
    Know your rights.Worth watching, IMO
  • Libertarians' Awkward Bedfellows

    02/27/2013 9:28:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 120 replies ^ | February 27, 2013 | John Stossel
    Last week, Conservative pundit Ann Coulter told me and a thousand young libertarians that we libertarians are puss- -- well, she used slang for a female body part. We were in Washington, D.C., at the Students for Liberty conference, taping my TV show, and she didn't like my questions about her opposition to gay marriage and drug legalization. "We're living in a country that is 70 percent socialist," she says. "The government takes 60 percent of your money. They take care of your health care, your pensions ... who you can hire ... and you (libertarians) want to suck up...
  • Ben Carson to Speak at CPAC

    02/27/2013 9:21:00 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    FoxNews ^ | February 27, 2013
    The American Conservative Union announced today that Dr. Ben Carlson will address the 40th Annual Conservative Politcal Action Conference. Carlson is most recently known for his keynote speech at the National Prayer Breakfast eariler this month where he challenged President Obama’s economic policies. According to ASU Chairman Al Canenas, “Dr. Ben Carson represents the optimism and hope of the future of the conservative movement, while at the same time he articulates the deep fiscal and social challenges that our Nation faces. We look forward to welcoming Dr. Carson to the CPAC stage in March.”
  • Hagel sworn in as Defense secretary

    02/27/2013 9:16:36 AM PST · by OPS4 · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/27/13 | Jeremy Herb
    New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the United States must engage in the world and work with its allies as he addressed Defense Department employees and service members for the first time as Pentagon chief. “We can't dictate to the world, but we must engage in the world. We must lead with our allies,” Hagel said in his first speech as secretary. “Allies are, as everyone in this room knows, particularly important. No nation — as great as America is — can do any of this alone.
  • Catholic Word of the Day: ALTAR CARDS, 02-27-13

    02/27/2013 9:16:03 AM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 02-27-13 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):ALTAR CARDS Printed or manuscript cards placed on the altar and facing the priest during Mass. They were to help the memory of the celebrant when it was inconvenient to use the Missal. Three cards, center and two sides, were commonly used, though only one was prescribed. Still in use in some places, they are no longer required by the rubrics. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • Tkaczyk, who campaigned for reform, holds fundraiser

    02/27/2013 9:15:42 AM PST · by mgist
    Capitol Confidential ^ | February 26, 2013 | by Jimmy Vielkind
    Tkaczyk, who campaigned for reform, holds fundraiser State Senate Republicans are blasting Freshman Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk as a hypocrite for a fairly basic political activity: holding a fundraiser. Yes, yes: EVERYBODY holds fundraisers. But Tkaczyk, a Duanesburg Democrat, campaigned against ex-Assemblyman George Amedore on the issue of public campaign finance. Amedore, a Rotterdam homebuilder, said he supports greater disclosure for campaigns, but labeled public financing as a “tax.” Tkaczyk got a major boost when, in the final days of her campaign, two downstate Super PACs funded by Jonathan Soros and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes spent $500,000 to boost her candidacy....
  • Defense of your home and family.

    02/27/2013 9:12:15 AM PST · by jongaltsr · 10 replies
    Self Defense Inside the Home: Avoiding over-penetration - Wednesday, February 27, 2013 9:53:15 AM · 17 of 29 jongaltsr to EXCH54FE I learned to pay attention to shadows. To differentiate between clouds moving overhead, Trees blowing in the wind and such. I learned to differentiate between reflections passing my window by listening to hear if at the same time a car passed by or if the reflection was my dog by listening for his nails on the sidewalk. That is something you pick up in battle. That is something you pick up when you want to survive another day. Yes,...
  • Will Sen. Tom Coburn Buy Off on the "Schumer Sell-Out"?

    02/27/2013 9:09:58 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 9 replies
    GOA ^ | Feb 27, 2013 | GOA Staff
    Anti-gun Sen. Charles Schumer's staff is leaking out to the press the Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn is "on the verge" of caving in and agreeing to a ban on private gun sales -- and requiring virtually every American to get the government's approval before exercising their constitutional right to become a gun owner. According to The Washington Post (2/23/13), the remaining sticking point is Coburn's reluctance to require a 4473 for every private transaction. Were this to occur, ATF's practice of going into gun stores and copying all the 4473's -- a practice which has been documented by GOA --...
  • Inside the Muslim Student Association Conference, Part 3

    02/27/2013 9:09:24 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | 2/27/13 | Mark Tapson
    In Part 1 of this series on the recent 15th Annual Muslim Student Association (MSA) West Conference, which I attended at the University of California, Santa Barbara, I gave a general overview of the conference’s pro-Palestinian activism, its promotion of a sense of victimization at the mercy of an Islamophobic society and university system, its urgent appeal to political activism that goes hand-in-hand with its emphasis on strengthening one’s Muslim faith and community, and its support from top Muslim Brotherhood front groups in America. Part 2 focused on the biggest names who had been invited to speak there, radicals like...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    02/27/2013 9:07:46 AM PST · by Hiskid · 17 replies
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  • Benedict XVI's Final General Audience

    02/27/2013 9:07:24 AM PST · by ELS · 12 replies
    Vatican Information Service ^ | February 27, 2013 | Benedict XVI
    Vatican City, 27 February 2013 (VIS) – Today, Benedict XVI celebrated his last general audience. In St. Peter's Square, crowded with tens of thousands of people wishing to bid him farewell, the Pontiff said: “Thank you for coming in such large numbers to this, my last general audience. Thank you, I am truly moved! And I see the Church is alive! I think we also have to thank the Creator for the beautiful weather that He is giving us now, even in winter.” Following is the entire text of the Holy Father's words. Like the Apostle Paul in the Biblical...
  • Biden: ‘I Tend to Say What I Mean, and That Gets Me in Trouble--Except in Mississippi'

    02/27/2013 9:05:37 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies
    Biden: ‘I Tend to Say What I Mean, and That Gets Me in Trouble--Except in Mississippi' February 27, 2013 By Melanie Hunter ( – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at a meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General on gun violence Wednesday, said he says what he means and that gets him in trouble. “No one’s ever doubted that I mean what I say. The problem is that I tend to say what I mean, and that gets me in trouble--except in Mississippi,” Biden said, after inviting the attorneys general to share any constructive criticism they may have about...

    02/27/2013 8:53:45 AM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 8 replies
    Guillermo Barba's blog ^ | February 26, 2013 | Guillermo Barba
    Today we have an exclusive note on this blog, but hopefully this can be known through the “mainstream media” too: the Mexican Superior Audit of the Federation (“ASF” in Spanish), in its “Report of Supreme Audit Results of the 2011 Public Account” delivered last week to the Chamber of Deputies, gave a stern “recommendation” to the Bank of Mexico (Banxico). The reason is one of the most important issues we have addressed here: the gold reserves of our country. As you may recall, last year we informed that after four months of legal wrangling with Banxico, it was forced to...
  • Waco 20 Years Later: The ATF Raid

    02/27/2013 8:47:19 AM PST · by Sybeck1 · 90 replies
    Fox 4 ^ | 2/25/13 | Richard Ray
    <p>February 28, 1993, a raid by agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms sparked the biggest firefight in the history of American law enforcement and continued debate 20 years later. Two agents who were there say the disastrous raid led to fundamental changes in ATF.</p>
  • LIVE STREAM : Hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

    02/27/2013 8:44:26 AM PST · by SecondAmendment · 18 replies
    U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee ^ | 27-Feb-2013 | SecondAmendment
    Must See Gun Grabber TV, the 2013 AWB Hearing live Stream. Watch those whacky Senators as they trample the Second Amendment live ! Hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013
  • Karl Rove's declaration of war on conservatives will bring the GOP a slow and agonizing death

    02/27/2013 8:44:10 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 28 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/27/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The Republican establishment is still trying to blame conservatives for last November’s disaster. The phonies of the Karl Rove Wing of the Republican Party didn’t get it then and they still don’t. They are fooling themselves by refusing to look at the numbers. The GOP just doesn’t understand that asking us to vote for a Republican because he is not a Democrat doesn’t fire conservatives up, and the stupid fools think they can win without conservative support. For conservatives the road to settling on a Republican presidential candidate had many ups and downs. Nevertheless, almost to the very end Mitt...
  • Human Events Shuts Down (Print edition)

    02/27/2013 8:43:48 AM PST · by kristinn · 13 replies
    Media Bistro FishbowlDC ^ | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Eddie Scarry
    There was a large number of layoffs at Human Events, as announced at an internal staff meeting this morning, FishbowlDC has learned. But it’s actually much bigger than that. The conservative publication is shutting down entirely. Eagle Publishing, which owns Human Events, released the following statement: “Washington, DC (February 27, 2013) – Eagle Publishing, Inc. announced today it has made the difficult decision to cease publishing Human Events, the conservative weekly newspaper. The issue dated February 18 is the final issue. “This was a difficult decision, and one we did not make lightly,” said publisher Joe Guerriero. “As everyone knows,...
  • BOB WOODWARD: Obama Is Showing 'A Kind Of Madness I Haven't Seen In A Long

    02/27/2013 8:43:35 AM PST · by safetysign · 25 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/27/2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    The Washington Post's Bob Woodward ripped into President Barack Obama on "Morning Joe" today, saying he's exhibiting a "kind of madness I haven't seen in a long time" for a decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf because of budget concerns. "Can you imagine Ronald Reagan sitting there and saying, 'Oh, by the way, I can't do this because of some budget document?'" Woodward said.
  • An Australian Billionaire Is Building A Nearly Exact Replica Of The Titanic

    02/27/2013 8:41:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/27/2013 | Alex Davies
    Last year, rumors popped up that Australian billionaire Clive Palmer was working on cloning a dinosaur. Whatever happens to those plans, it's clear that Palmer has a taste for recreating the past. The 58-year-old, who made his fortune from natural resources like coal and iron, is now bringing the world's most famous ship back to life. In New York on Tuesday, he unveiled images of Titanic II, a replica of the ocean liner that sunk on its maiden voyage in 1912, claiming 1,502 lives. To offer 21st century cruise-goers the chance to sail on the Titanic, Palmer created the company...
  • Stand and Fight

    02/27/2013 8:37:30 AM PST · by jongaltsr · 4 replies
    Join the "Stand and Fight" program from NRA (ASAP) When I say (ASAP) I mean NOW >>>>>>>> ! If you want to remain free and retain your constitutional rights and are willing to defend those rights, join NOW
  • Self Defense Inside the Home: Avoiding over-penetration -

    02/27/2013 8:30:21 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 54 replies
    decisions… it seems like when it comes to defending your family there is a lot of them. Caliber, type, make, model, ammunition, stopping power, capacity, training, and the omnipresent legal repercussions—self-defense is a hailstorm of life or death choices and another one of these (and one often neglected) is over-penetration. Shooting Through Walls Situation and terrain determine tactics and nowhere is this more evident than when firing a gun inside a closed environment like your home. Accordingly, a self-defense minded gun owner needs to first take into account where he lives (a suburban house, a farm, a studio apartment etc.)...
  • Obama Will Meet With Congressional Leaders On Spending Cuts Friday

    02/27/2013 8:29:58 AM PST · by Biggirl · 14 replies ^ | February 27, 2013 | Jeff Mason And Steve Holland
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with top congressional leaders on Friday to discuss the deep, automatic U.S. government spending cuts slated to go into effect that day, congressional and White House officials said on Wednesday.
  • Morrissey cancels Jimmy Kimmel appearance, calls 'Duck Dynasty' cast 'animal serial killers'

    02/27/2013 8:26:28 AM PST · by beaversmom · 92 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2013 | Fox News
    Jimmy Kimmel always has the last laugh. Morrissey learned that lesson on Tuesday night, after the former front man for The Smiths canceled his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” at the last minute because he learned the cast of “Duck Dynasty” would be guest on the same night. Never one to back away from controversy, Kimmel addressed the cancellation on his show, thanking the band Churchill filling in for Morrissey on such short notice. Kimmel read the statement Morrissey issued to explain his refusal to appear on the show. “[Morrissey] is a vegan and a staunch animal rights activist,” Kimmel...
  • Firearms Equality Movement Gaining Momentum

    02/27/2013 8:21:08 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 33 replies
    Ammo Land ^ | Feb 27, 2013 | AmmoLand Staff
    New Jersey - -( The newly emerged Firearms Equality Movement is gaining more steam among manufactures and gun rights supporters alike. The firearms industry, in reaction to the Governor of New York ramming through the NY SAFE Act which banned AR15 style rifles, has seen multiple manufactures revise their firearms sales polices to restrict LEO and Police Agencies from only buying the same level of firepower as is allowed for the average citizen of their state. Thereby helping to make the citizens equal to police and law enforcement agencies with in the same state, and, in some part, making rouge...
  • Biden to Address AIPAC Policy Conference

    02/27/2013 8:19:46 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/2/13
    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference next Monday, it has been confirmed. His speech comes just ahead of President Obama's anticipated visit to Israel later in the month and amid renewed concerns regarding Iran’s nuclear program. The 2013 conference, which will be held March 3-5, in Washington, D.C., will also feature addresses by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird, House of Representatives, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), House of Representatives Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD),...
  • GunUp Ends Sales To Law Enforcement In Anti-Gun States

    02/27/2013 8:14:26 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 8 replies
    Ammo Land ^ | Feb 27, 2013 | AmmoLand Staff
    SEATTLE, WA --( Due to the large number of anti-gun and anti-Second Amendment initiatives that have been passed or proposed in states like New York and Colorado, GunUp will apply all state and federal laws (as applied to civilians) to all state and local government agencies and officers. To put it simply, we will limit all sales of firearms and magazines to only what law abiding citizens may possess in their state, county, or city. “GunUp believes that all citizens should have the same rights under the Second Amendment,” said Vice President Caleb Giddings. “Unfortunately, some politicians don’t agree, and...
  • When Vunnables Attack!

    02/27/2013 8:09:31 AM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Michael Berry ^ | Michael Berry
    Video at link.
  • Obama Demagoguery Supplemented By A Touch Of Cruelty

    02/27/2013 8:08:17 AM PST · by Dysart · 5 replies
    Commentary Mag ^ | 2-27-13 | Peter Wehner
    In the Great Sequestration Debate, here’s what we know: (a) The president has patrimony of an idea he now characterizes as a brutal and senseless assault on America. (b) The president and his then-chief of staff, Jack Lew, misled the public about their role in giving birth to the sequester idea. (c) House Republicans have twice passed legislation to avoid the sequester cuts with carefully targeted ones, but Senate Democrats refused to act. (d) Mr. Obama has brushed off a Republican plan to give him flexibility to allocate the $85 billion in spending cuts, which makes no sense if the...
  • Fr. William Casey reflects on the Eucharist

    02/27/2013 8:07:28 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 4 replies
    When it comes to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, you can’t get any more personal than the sacrament of Holy Eucharist, said Rev. William Casey, CPM, at a recent conference on the sacraments held in Saskatoon. Union and presence are exactly what Jesus offers in the Eucharist, he said.
  • Big Money in Politics: Bloomberg Buys IL Congressional Primary for Anti-Gun Radical

    02/27/2013 8:07:14 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | February 27, 2013 | Joel B. Pollak
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $2.3 million in campaign spending helped anti-gun radical Robin Kelly win the Democratic primary to replace convicted former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D) yesterday. Bloomberg joined Obama political adviser David Axelrod, radical Jeremiah Wright ally Father Michael Pfelger, and left-wing Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) in helping Kelly defeat former Rep. Debbie Halvorson, who was once the darling of the party's election machine but became a useful target due to her "A" rating from the National Rifle Association. (NRA) Though President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have campaign against "big money in politics," they welcomed...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WABC AM,February 27,2013

    02/27/2013 8:07:04 AM PST · by Biggirl · 66 replies
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  • Senate GOP ponders ceding power to President Obama (BE CAREFUL, this *IS* Politico)

    02/27/2013 8:02:23 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 59 replies
    Politico ^ | By MANU RAJU and DAVID ROGERS
    Days before the March 1 deadline, Senate Republicans are circulating a draft bill that would cancel $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts and instead turn over authority to President Barack Obama to achieve the same level of savings under a plan to be filed by March 8. The five- page document, which has the tacit support of Senate GOP leaders, represents a remarkable shift for the party. Having railed against Senate Democrats for not passing a budget, Republicans are now proposing that Congress surrender an important piece of its Constitutional “power of the purse” for the last seven months of...
  • BOB WOODWARD: Obama Is Showing 'A Kind Of Madness I Haven't Seen In A Long Time'

    02/27/2013 8:01:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/27/2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    The Washington Post's Bob Woodward ripped into President Barack Obama on "Morning Joe" today, saying he's exhibiting a "kind of madness I haven't seen in a long time" for a decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf because of budget concerns. "Can you imagine Ronald Reagan sitting there and saying, 'Oh, by the way, I can't do this because of some budget document?'" Woodward said. "Or George W. Bush saying, 'You know, I'm not going to invade Iraq because I can't get the aircraft carriers I need?'" Or even Bill Clinton saying, 'You know, I'm not...