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  • Van Jones: Death to the 'great white suburbs'

    03/21/2012 10:37:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 68 replies · 4+ views
    Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Kristinn
    In a speech with racist overtones given at the Hawaii Capitol Tuesday evening attended by Governor Neil Abercrombie (D), former Obama appointee Anthony K. "Van" Jones spoke at a rally to promote so-called economic justice and fairness by legislating a green energy State Partnership Bank about his being glad that (according to Jones) the'great white suburbs' of the American dream are 'dying.' Jones' speech was reported by Malia Zimmerman of The Hawaii Reporter: In his keynote, Jones did not directly address the bank legislation or other legislation pending in Hawaii. Instead he spoke of the dream being “under threat.” “Not...
  • Leader: Wis. Senate to convene without Democrats

    02/20/2011 3:11:00 PM PST · by EBH · 219 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 2/20/11 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin's senate majority leader says the chamber will convene to pass non-spending bills and act on appointments Tuesday even if minority Democrats remain out of state. Republican Sen. Scott Fitzgerald told The Associated Press on Sunday that he would be reviewing which bills and appointees to schedule for action. He says senators can't wait around "twiddling their thumbs" until the Democrats return. Fourteen Democrats fled to Illinois last week to delay action on a budget bill that would effectively eliminate collective bargaining rights for most public employees. Republicans need 20 of 33 members to have a quorum...
  • What Good Can a Handgun Do Against an Army.....?

    08/10/2009 3:48:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 602 replies · 30,553+ views
    End The War on Freedom ^ | June 18, 2003 | Bill St. Clair
    A friend of mine recently forwarded me a question a friend of his had posed: "If/when our Federal Government comes to pilfer, pillage, plunder our property and destroy our lives, what good can a handgun do against an army with advanced weaponry, tanks, missiles, planes, or whatever else they might have at their disposal to achieve their nefarious goals? (I'm not being facetious: I accept the possibility that what happened in Germany, or similar, could happen here; I'm just not sure that the potential good from an armed citizenry in such a situation outweighs the day-to-day problems caused by masses...