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  • Georgia Bill Outlaws Left-Lane Slowpokes

    02/27/2013 2:01:31 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 10 replies
    Newser ^ | 02/27/2013 | John Johnson
    (Newser) – A state trooper-turned-lawmaker in Georgia intends to make it illegal for slow drivers to dawdle in the left lane, reports the Huffington Post. His proposed bill would require drivers to move to the right if they're going below the speed limit in the passing lane and cars are behind them. It strengthens a current law on the books and makes it clear that scofflaws face a fine for a moving violation. "I always say it's the manners your momma should have taught you," state legislator Bill Hitchens tells MyFox Atlanta. "If someone pulls up behind you, you...
  • Obama's half-brother Malik visits India, to help clean Yamuna

    02/27/2013 1:59:43 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 4 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | Thursday, February 28, 2013 | Ruchika Talwar
    A little more than two years after Barack Obama made a headline-grabbing visit to India, another, lesser-known Obama has made a quiet trip to the country and reached out to it in the name of the US president. Malik Obama, the Kenyan older half-brother of Barack Obama, was in India last week as the chief guest at a convention organised by a spiritual leader in Vrindavan, Mathura, and even took part in an event to clean the Yamuna river as part of the convention. "Guru Kumar Swami and I met when he was on a visit to New York in...
  • Cardinal Arinze: Pope's resignation was a 'surprise, like thunder'

    02/27/2013 1:55:57 PM PST · by NYer · 3 replies
    cns ^ | February 12, 2013 | Francis X. Rocca
    Nigerian Cardinal Francis Arinze, retired prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, is pictured in front of an image of Blessed Cyprian Michael Tansi in his residence at the Vatican Feb. 12. (CNS/Paul Haring) By Francis X. RoccaCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign the papacy was a "surprise, like thunder that gives no notice that it's coming," said one of the cardinals who was in the room when the pope announced his decision Feb. 11. "We were about to get the blessing and he said, 'Please sit down. I...
  • Teen Trying to Leave Gang Is Shot 15 Times, Survives

    02/27/2013 1:53:36 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies
    Newser ^ | 02/27/2013 | By Evann Gastaldo
    (Newser) – An Atlanta teen who wanted to leave a gang was shot 15 times—and survived. The 19-year-old "told the other members of the gang, 'Hey, look, I want to go straight, be law-abiding,' and they weren't happy with it," says a US marshal, adding, "Never since I've been in law enforcement have I seen someone shot 15 times and live." The teen was left for dead, but was helped by people who saw him crawling and heard his moans; they're now in protective custody, Fox Atlanta reports. A relative says he is recovering after surgery. Authorities have arrested...
  • Obama Admin:'Sequester will Result in HIV,Illegal Immigration, Hepatitis B for Children, Terrorism'

    02/27/2013 1:47:00 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 42 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 2/27/13 | Aurelius
    The Obama Administration is doing everything it possibly can to inflict the most damage on the United States of America if sequestration, the very sequestration that they came up with, is not repealed in some way. To make the American people suffer, President Obama is promising that these cuts will result in a myriad of terrifying consequences. The average person might think that sequestration could result in higher unemployment. Not quite, the Obama Administration is now saying. If sequestration goes into effect, President Obama promises that Americans will see an increase in illegal immigration, whooping cough, Hepatitis B for children,...
  • Torontos frustrated downtown intellectuals confront latest Ford victory

    02/27/2013 1:43:56 PM PST · by Squawk 8888 · 8 replies
    National Post ^ | February 27, 2013 | Kelly McParland
    Torontos Intellectually Superior Downtown Liberals (IDL, the s is silent) are in a really bad mood these days as they come to grips with the thrashing theyve received from Rob Ford, the 300-pound mayor they consider unworthy to run the city they call home, and who theyve been trying to get rid of ever since he won his job in a democratic election two years ago. Three times theyve tried to oust him four if you count the election itself and so far theyre 0-for-4. Even the Leafs are doing better than that this year. Emergency sessions have...
  • Lawmaker Grills Border Protection Official on Efforts to Track 40 Percent of Illegal Aliens with

    02/27/2013 1:40:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 27, 2013 | Penny Starr
    ( At a hearing on Tuesday to determine the security status of U.S. borders, a GOP lawmaker grilled a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official on efforts to track down people who have overstayed their visa when 40 percent of the illegal aliens in the country fall into that category. Mr. McAleenan, if I were a could-be terrorist, and I flew into the Harrisburg International Airport or Des Moines, Iowa, airport and didnt leave after my visa expired, how would you find me? Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime...
  • Act of sportsmanship gives Texas high schooler shot at glory

    02/27/2013 1:37:35 PM PST · by navysealdad · 2 replies
    Coach Peter Morales of the Coronado High School Thunderbirds in El Paso, Texas, makes no qualms about it: he has a favorite on this team. Team manager Mitchell Marcus has a developmental disability, but he far surpasses everyone here when it comes to love of the game.
  • Ragtime: Code name of NSAs Secret Domestic Intelligence Program Revealed in New Book

    02/27/2013 1:36:55 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    Washingtonian ^ | 2/27/2013 | Shane Harris
    More than a decade after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a set of extraordinary and secretive surveillance programs conducted by the National Security Agency has been institutionalized, and they have grown. These special programs are conducted under the code name Ragtime, and are divided into several subcomponents, according to the new book Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry, by Marc Ambinder and D.B. Grady. (I purchased a copy this morning.) The authors, both journalists who cowrote a previous book about special operations in the military, have dug deep into the code names and operational nitty gritty of the NSA's secretive...
  • Sequester Frees Immigrants From Tacoma (WA) Detention Center

    02/27/2013 1:36:41 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 5 replies
    KUOW ^ | 02/27/2013 | Liz Jones
    Sequestration has apparently led to a get out of jail free card for some detainees at an immigration lockup in Tacoma. With budget cuts looming, the Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that its shifting some detainees around the country to supervised release. It appears that includes some detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, which is the areas main holding facility for immigrants facing deportation. Immigration officials in Seattle declined to comment about how people there have been released in recent days. But an attorney who works with detainees at the NWDC says shes heard an estimate. Some...
  • The awakening of a self defined liberal

    02/27/2013 1:36:01 PM PST · by Render · 17 replies
    ..and I awakened to an upside down world which I could not recognize as anything similar to what I had previously known. I was once an energetic, carefree, optimistic individual who believed in the greater good. I felt I knew much of what was happening around me and also believed that my eyes were wide awake and I was aware of the major events taking place in my nation. The world was much smaller then. I brought home a decent living, my bills were always paid, and there was cash on hand for the small enjoyments of life that create...
  • American Student Punished for Refusing to Recite Mexican Pledge

    02/27/2013 1:35:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Radio.Fox News ^ | February 27, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Texas high school student has filed a federal lawsuit against her school and her teachers after she was punished for refusing to salute and recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance. FOLLOW TODD ON FACEBOOK FOR CULTURE WAR NEWS. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! The Thomas More Law Center filed the suit on behalf of Brenda Brinsdon alleging the McAllen Independent School District violated the 15-year-old girls constitutional rights when she was forced to recite the Mexican pledge and sing the Mexican national anthem.
  • Release Is An Impeachable Offense

    02/27/2013 1:35:33 PM PST · by yoe · 14 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | February 27, 2013
    Video.... Rush Limbaugh on the government's mass release of illegal immigrants, "This is an impeachable offense, this is in direct violation of the oath of office -- defend and protect the Constitution of the United States and the people. We're opening the doors of prisons before the sequester has even happened, before there have even been any budget cuts -- this is so childish. Except the consequences are real for people that live nearby these detention centers."
  • American flag lays on ground as Bidens team sets up anti 2nd amendment event in Connecticut (PICS)

    Joe Biden is off for yet another anti second amendment propaganda at Western Connecticut State University. Here are a couple pictures of what they think of the American flag as they prepare for Bidens propaganda.
  • French archbishop criticizes Papal decision to resign

    02/27/2013 1:33:57 PM PST · by Gillibrand · 1 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 27/2/2013 | Chris Gillibrand
    Bishop Minnerath (to right of Pope) and Bishops of the Province of Dijon, surrounding Pope Benedict XVI during the last Ad Limina visit to Rome in November 2012 On Monday, learning of the decision of Benedict XVI to leave his position as Pope for health reasons at the end of February, Archbishop Minnerath, according to RCF parabole (a radio channel) who was given a sole and unique interview, "did not want believe it. " On Wednesday morning, Archbishop Minnerath agreed to speak on this sensitive subject. He did this without omitting to point out some disagreement with someone he knows,...
  • House Homeland Security Committee Chair demands answers from ICE on illegal immigrant release

    02/27/2013 1:31:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 27, 2013 | Caroline May
    House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul is demanding answers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton regarding the release of illegal immigrants from detention centers. In a letter addressed to Morton and carbon copied to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Wednesday, McCaul expresses concern about news that ICE has started releasing detained illegal immigrants, and in doing so is failing to enforce the law. This decision reflects the lack of resource prioritization within the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement and is indicative of the Departments weak stance on National Security, McCaul wrote.
  • As he abdicated,Pope announced canonisation of 800 martyrs slaughtered by Muslim troops

    02/27/2013 1:28:39 PM PST · by Gillibrand · 35 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 27/2/2013 | Chris Gillibrand
    On Monday, 11 February in Rome the canonization was announced of 800 Christians took place who suffered martyrdom in the 15th Century in Otranto. The elevation to the altars is to be made in the context of an ordinary consistory of the College of Cardinals which was convened by Pope Benedict XVI. The canonization concerned Antonio Primaldo and his 800 companions. The Christian inhabitants of the town of Otranto in Apulia, in southern Italy were victims of a bloodbath by Ottoman troops during a raid on 29 July 1480. They killed more than 800 fishermen, craftsmen, farmers, merchants, peasants simply...
  • Colorado lawmaker proposes liability law for assault weapons owners, sellers

    02/27/2013 1:27:42 PM PST · by Red Steel · 38 replies
    KMGH ^ | Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Senate President John Morse proposed bill DENVER - Sellers and owners of assault weapons could be liable for damages caused by shootings under a bill proposed by Colorado's Democratic Senate president. The bill is being introduced in the state Senate on Wednesday. Colorado Springs Sen. John Morse says his goal is to make assault weapon owners and sellers responsible for what he calls dangerous weapons. "The bill I envision... it will deem these guns as unreasonably dangerous," said Morse. "It will not ban them, it will just hold people strictly liable, strictly responsible for what occurs. The effect is that...
  • Homosexual Blogger Sees More Evidence That The Pope Is Gay (Sodomite Andrew Sullivan has spoken)

    02/27/2013 1:26:56 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 37 replies ^ | February 27, 2013 | Adam Taylor
    Pope Benedict XVI will officially retire at 8pm tomorrow, but his retirement package is raising a few eyebrows and resurrecting rumors about his sexuality. Rather than decamp to some monastery in Germany as many expected, Benedict will instead stay living in the Vatican. CNN reports he will be living in the Mater Ecclesiae (Mother of the Church) building, which formerly housed a cloistered convent in the Vatican gardens. He will be referred to as the "emeritus pope" and keep wearing the white though he will lose his trademark red shoes, perhaps wearing a pair of "handcrafted brown loafers"...
  • John Kerry Shows Off His French Language Skills

    02/27/2013 1:26:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | February 27, 2013 | DANIEL HALPE R
    Secretary of State John Kerry showed off his French speaking skills at a joint press conference with his counterpart in Paris today: The official State Department transcript of the event translates Kerry's remarks into English: "SECRETARY KERRY: (In French - Via interpreter) Thank you very much, Minister. Thank you for your warm hospitality. Thank you very much for welcoming us here today. Its a great pleasure for me to be here with Foreign Minister Fabius. We just finished one of those wonderful French lunches that have been drawing Americans to Paris for centuries. Of course, its a privilege to share...