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  • Medjugorje Bombshell (Catholic Caucus)

    11/06/2013 7:48:38 AM PST · by NYer · 50 replies
    NC Register ^ | November 6, 2013 | Patrick Archbold
    In a dramatic move prior to the release of the final report on Medjugorje, The Papal Nuncio to the U.S. on behalf of the prefect of the CDF Archbishop Müller has issued instructions that no cleric or faithful may participate in any meetings, conferences, or public celebrations in which the authenticity of the apparitions are taken for granted. This has come as a shock to many in the Medjugorje support community as there was an operating assumption that until final confirmation of inauthenticity, participation as if it were true was allowed by the faithful. Undoubtedly, some future debate will center...
  • Five years in, Obama and Bush poll numbers nearly identical (Bush one point ahead)

    11/06/2013 7:44:06 AM PST · by chessplayer · 32 replies
    When President Obama first ran for the White House in 2008, it was with the promise to turn the page on the presidency of George W. Bush. But for all their political differences, it turns out the American public pretty much view the two men in the same light, according to new polling data. In the first week of November in the fifth year of their presidencies, Obama and Bush have nearly identical approval numbers, according to the latest Gallup polling. The Gallup daily tracking poll for November 5th 2013 puts Obama’s approval at 39 percent, with 53 percent disapproving...
  • Huge bear surprises crew on photo shoot in Brit Columbia

    11/06/2013 7:38:24 AM PST · by workerbee · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | email
    Email received: Bloody dangerous place, Canada!... the bears are huge and very curious... see what happens when a huge brown bear decides to take a closer look at a film shoot for a washing machine... Bear surprises crew on Ecobubbles photo shoot
  • “You can keep your plan.” For election purposes only, actual results may vary.

    11/06/2013 7:37:58 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-6-2013 | MOTUS
    Well, here are the results from my election day wish list:Cuccinelli lost, thanks to the “Libertarian” (made by an Obama bundler) running against him (and being outspent 10:1 by the McAuliffe, i.e. Democratic, fund raising machine).Fausta lost, thanks to the Democrats’ war on Republican women.And in Detroit, as Dewey pointed out yesterday: “What difference, at this point, does it make?” (For the record, the white guy won, in what was undoubtedly the first case of electoral black guilt.)Don’t worry, I’ll just pick up the pieces and soldier on.CGI Image (“computer generated image” - not contractor)Butt that’s all ancient history:...
  • Lawsuit: Drug search included colonoscopy (NM-triggered by minor traffic stop)

    11/06/2013 7:34:25 AM PST · by CedarDave · 72 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | November 6, 2013 | Rick Nathanson / Journal Staff Writer
    A Lordsburg man has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque alleging that what started as a routine traffic stop ended with him being detained for 15 hours by police and subjected to eight invasive body searches, including a colonoscopy, in a futile attempt to find drugs. The plaintiff, David W. Eckert, 54, alleges that Deming police officers and Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies, using an invalid and expired warrant, took Eckert to the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City where he was subjected to two digital rectal exams; two X-rays, one of them to his chest area;...
  • Kerry Dougherty thinks you are a terminal disease.

    11/06/2013 7:30:58 AM PST · by moneyrunner · 7 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 11/6/2013 | Moneyrunner
    Kerry Dougherty thinks you are a terminal disease. She was quoting Larry Saboto, but she apparently agrees. Here’s Kerry on the major candidates. One candidate was dishonest. The other hated women. It's a wonder anyone went to the polls. "These two candidates are among the worst I've ever seen," declared the University of Virginia's Larry Sabato during an election eve appearance on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show." "Virginians have a choice between a far-right-wing Tea Party social conservative and a Democrat who's been guilty of sleazy business deals and questionable fundraising," Sabato sighed. "I've never seen unfavorable ratings this high...
  • Don't blame the Democrats, ObamaCare was brought to you by the MSM

    11/06/2013 7:28:52 AM PST · by moneyrunner · 23 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 11/6/2013 | Moneyrunner
    The entire ObamaCare debacle is really the product of the MSM (Main Stream Media.) They sold the public the fable that there was a health care crisis that need solving. They created the narrative that uninsured people don't get health care. They told their audience that people who opposed ObamaCare wanted poor people to die. They convinced their readers that the government really was capable of managing the health care of 300+ million people. They used their megaphone to convince their viewers that Republicans were waging a war on women, that Paul Ryan wanted to push their grandmothers off a...
  • Report: Christie Refused to Campaign for Cuccinelli

    11/06/2013 7:28:43 AM PST · by Night Hides Not · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/6/2013 | John Nolte
    Tuesday night and again Wednesday morning, NBC's Chuck Todd reported that New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie refused to campaign for Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Republican who narrowly lost his own governor's race to Democrat Terry McAuliffe. "They begged Christie, and you can make an argument," Todd said on Morning Joe. "That to bring a Chris Christie to Northern Virginia might have helped. But Chris Christie is worried about his own brand."
  • 4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare

    11/06/2013 7:28:36 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    4 On Your Side ^ | 11-5-2013 | Chris Ramirez
    4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare (Caution - Story about anal search) Updated: 11/05/2013 5:27 PM By: Chris Ramirez, KOB Eyewitness News 4 This 4 On Your Side investigation looks into the actions of police officers and doctors in Southern New Mexico. A review of medical records, police reports and a federal lawsuit show deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, police officers with the City of Deming and medical professionals at the Gila Regional Medical Center made some questionable decisions. The incident began January 2, 2013 after David Eckert finished shopping at the Wal-Mart in Deming. According...
  • WhiteHouse.Gov Article from 2009: “If you Like Your Insurance Plan you will be Able to Keep” It

    11/06/2013 7:24:50 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 3 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/6/13 | Aurelius
    In a beyond-hypocritical and beyond-ironic article from 2009 entitled “Facts Are Stubborn Things,” declared that “if you like your insurance plan, your doctor, or both, you will be able to keep them.” Of course, we all know now that these “stubborn facts” were bald-faced lies since the very beginning. The article, which is still up on the site at the moment, goes into a tirade against "the internet" for spreading “misinformation” to voters. The piece, written by White House Director of New Media Macon Phillips, blares that these internet people are lying when they have stated that people might...
  • Unfortunately, This Kind of Intense Evil Exists in the World

    11/06/2013 7:20:37 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/5/2013 | Jason Howerton
    On Friday, a 16-year-old girl in Hollywood, Fla., was invited over to a boy’s home to watch TV and listen to music — but there was a much more sinister plot behind the gesture. The visit turned into a real-life nightmare when a group of five teens, three boys and two girls, dragged her by her hair, kicked and punched her, then held her down while she was raped on video, according to police.
  • General blames 'Night Stalker' for military purge

    11/06/2013 7:17:51 AM PST · by yoe · 60 replies
    WND ^ | Nnovember 6, 2013 | F. Michael Maloof
    Who, or what, is behind the “purge” of top-level U.S. military officers during the Obama administration, with estimates of the number of senior officers fired during the last five years edging toward 200? According to Retired Army Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely, formerly the deputy commanding general of the Pacific Command, who has served as a Fox News senior military analyst , a good part of the blame belongs to Obama’s close adviser, Valerie Jarrett. Rampant “political correctness” due to her influence, Vallely tells WND, is now permeating the military and negatively affecting everyone from top generals to the ranks...
  • Governor Palin knew a death panel when she saw one

    11/06/2013 7:17:27 AM PST · by Bratch · 9 replies
    Conservatives 4 Palin ^ | November 06 2013 | Doug Brady
    So notes Charles Hurt in a piece today at the Washington Times. Mama Grizzly warned us this would happen.Under Obamacare, the sick and weak and old would stand before death panels of bureaucrats to be granted life or death.Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was laughed out of town for making four years ago what we now know is a prescient prediction. Perhaps she is one of the few who actually read the health care bill before it passed.“And who will suffer the most when they ration care? The sick, the elderly, and the disabled, of course,” she wrote on...
  • Goodwill caught selling donors' personal information

    11/06/2013 7:07:14 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 16 replies
    WHTR Channel 13 ^ | November 5, 2013 | Bob Segall/13 Investigates
    INDIANAPOLIS - Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana has launched an internal investigation after 13 Investigates discovered the charity has been selling tax returns, medical records, social security numbers and other sensitive information mistakenly donated by its customers. The personal information WTHR found for sale at Goodwill Outlet Stores has angered donors, shocked law enforcement and raised policy questions about the charity, which receives 1.9 million donations annually. The problem was first identified by a longtime Goodwill donor and shopper. Her tip to Eyewitness News triggered an undercover investigation that, according to police, exposes a safety and security threat to anyone...
  • Spreading 'Scandal-Free Administration' Ignorance

    11/06/2013 7:01:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | November 6, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    The latest and greatest Obama scandal is the disastrous Obamacare rollout, but it has something in common with all the others (besides Obama knew nothing). Some journalists are still brazenly trying to deny -- against all evidence -- that this scandal has any substance at all. The same people who freaked out over President Bush's one sentence in one State of the Union speech that Saddam Hussein sought uranium in Africa are now making excuses for Obama saying everywhere, endlessly, "If you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. No one will be able to take that away from...
  • Message to Republicans: Moderates win (President Dole, President McCain, President Romney)

    11/06/2013 7:00:47 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 46 replies
    washington post ^ | 11/5/13 | Carter Eskew
    While off-year elections suffer from a surfeit of interpretation, it’s hard not to see the victories of Christie and McAuliffe as sending a similar message: Republicans must be moderate to win. Mr. McAuliffe was a cipher of a candidate who was saved in the end by Mr. Cuccinelli’s reactionary social views. And Mr. Christie’s victory simply confirmed what we have known about Republicans in New Jersey since Clifford Case: Republicans must be moderates to win statewide. (See another governor named Christie Todd Whitman.) But while the lessons of the 2013 gubernatorial elections may seem obvious to many, Republican zealots are...
  • Planned layoffs jumped in October on drug, financial firm cutbacks

    11/06/2013 6:59:44 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    L A TIMES ^ | November 6, 2013, 6:46 a.m. | Jim Puzzanghera
    Planned layoffs by U.S. employers jumped 13.5% last month, led by cutbacks at pharmaceutical and financial services firms, according to a report Wednesday. Employers announced plans to cut 45,730 jobs in October, up from 40,289 the previous month, said outplacement consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. Despite the increase, the October figure was down 4.2% from the same month a year ago. It was the first time in five months that year-over-year layoffs were lower. The report came as the Labor Department prepared to release the October jobs report on Friday.
  • The Betrayal of Ken Cuccinelli

    11/06/2013 6:54:56 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 119 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/5/13 | Maggie Gallagher
    They said he was “unelectable.” The RNC put only $3 million into this race. Ken was outspent by a margin of something between 4:1 and 10:1, if you believe the Associated Press. The Democrats poured everything into trying to lie to voters and portray Cuccinelli as an extremist — and they barely pulled this one out. Would another $3 million have swung 50,000 votes? The Republicans, starting with Bill Bolling, who undercut Cuccinelli as unelectable have egg all over their faces. This was a winnable election. How did we give this away to Terry McAuliffe? Some serious soul-searching should be...
  • Vulnerable Democrats casting wary eyes at Obamacare and 2014 election

    11/06/2013 6:52:50 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 11/5/13 | Noemie Emery
    Some on the Left have been noting with pleasure that advocates on the Right have now dropped calls to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, whose affordable nature is called into question and whose protection most patients attempt to avoid. They’re right. But why shouldn’t they, when the act, with its built-in store of perverse incentives, has done so well at repealing itself? The act is being repealed, piece by piece and in increments, by courts, by circumstance and by its own incoherence. Last week, the website shut down for still more repair work, a court threw out...
  • Cantor´s Ex-Chief of Staff Helped McAuliffe to Victory

    11/06/2013 6:52:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/6/13 | Matthew Boyle
    Boyd Marcus, the chief of staff for Cantor until 2003—who later teamed with another GOP operative Ray Allen to found the firm Marcus Allen, which Cantor employed until earlier this year—joined the McAuliffe campaign after Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, with whom Marcus campaigned, did not win the GOP nominee in Virginia. “I was looking at the candidates, and I saw Terry McAuliffe as the guy who will work with everybody to get things done,” Marcus told the Associated Press in August when he joined McAuliffe’s campaign. Cantor employed Marcus Allen until the day before Marcus left the firm to work