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  • Unhappy public not sure who to blame for high gas prices 

    LOS ANGELES — Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats’ gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can’t afford to fill the tank. From all corners of the country, Americans are irritated these days by record-high fuel prices that have soared above $4 a gallon in some states and could top $5 by summer. And the cost is becoming a political issue just as the presidential campaign kicks into high gear.
  • War on Women (Right-wingers may rue the day...)

    03/07/2012 1:42:32 PM PST · by manic4organic · 25 replies
    Fort Worth Weekly ^ | March 7, 2012 | Betty Brink
    In 1980, Dwinna Barker was a divorced mother in Amarillo who had just lost one of her two young children to Reyes syndrome. She had also been laid off from a well-paid job. “After two months of unemployment, I was lucky to find work with Bell Helicopter in the Fort Worth area, which I badly needed. … I was desperate with all the unpaid medical bills and another small child and no help whatsoever,” she said. Her insurance had expired just days before her daughter was diagnosed with Reyes, a nearly always fatal disease that attacks the brains and livers...
  • Iran discovers gas field in Caspian Sea (estimated 50 TRILLION cubic feet of gas)

    12/12/2011 1:19:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/11/11
    Iran discovers gas field in Caspian SeaAP – Sun, Dec 11, 2011 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister says the country has discovered a huge gas field containing an estimated 50 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Caspian Sea. **SNIP** Iran sits atop the world's second largest proven reserves of natural gas and is the second largest OPEC oil producer.
  • White House Involved in Warmist Smear Campaign

    11/18/2011 5:14:49 PM PST · by neverdem · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 18, 2011 | Russell Cook
    Remember when Governor Rick Perry burst into the presidential race? Arguably one of the things that made him quickly rise to the top was the answer he gave to a question about global warming at an August 17th event: "I think we're seeing almost weekly or even daily scientists who are coming forward and questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what is causing the climate to change." Just a day later, the Washington Post described what Perry's campaign sent them as proof to back his statement: ... a link to something called the [Oregon] Petition Project, which...
  • Liberate Wall Street: Infiltrate and Humiliate!

    10/18/2011 3:34:21 PM PDT · by Bean Counter · 10 replies
    The Cube ^ | October 18, 2011 | Red Square
    In the glorious spirit of erstwhile Protest Warriors and Communists for Kerry, disorganized multitudes of pro-capitalist miscreants and saboteurs are getting organized again! Meet Liberate Wall Street - a loose coalition of the willing to mock, satirize, and expose the leftist absurdities of the Wall Street Occupussies. The Occupussies demand free lunch in exchange for a total Big Government takeover of their lives. That would have been funny if that didn't involve the takeover of everyone else's lives as well - including yours and mine. They are too misguided and too misinformed to realize that "A government big enough to...
  • “Smart meters” insidious government encroachment into daily lives

    10/10/2011 12:25:31 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 34 replies ^ | OCTOBER 10TH, 2011 | Suzanne Eovaldi, staff writer
    Homeowners must keep a heads up to any effort from their local power and light, gas company or water supplier to install “smart meters” as replacements for their present traditional meters. “Smart meters” are insidious devices that measure the amount of electricity, water or gas used by an individual consumer. They can and are used to regulate the amount of each commodity we are allowed to consume as decided by a corporate/governmental bureaucracy. Physical dangers Researchers point out these wireless meters will emit dangerous radio microwave frequencies throughout our homes every day. Additionally, these smart meters are an invasion of...
  • CNN Poll: Perry still at top but Romney stronger vs. Obama

    09/26/2011 9:09:00 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 337 replies
    CNN politics ^ | 9/26/11 | cnn political unit
    According to the survey, which was released Monday, 28 percent of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP say they support Perry as their party's presidential nominee, with Romney at 21 percent. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is at ten percent, with Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who's making his third bid for the White House, former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, all at seven percent. The poll indicates that Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is at four percent, with former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania at three...
  • Obama vs. Bush: Who’s the Bigger Tax Cutter?

    09/15/2011 4:28:30 PM PDT · by edh · 17 replies
    Center for American Progress ^ | 9-15-2011 | Michael Linden, Michael Ettlinger
    If you had to guess whether President George W. Bush or President Barack Obama cut taxes more in his first term, which one would you choose? Probably President Bush, right? After all, the “the Bush tax cuts” were massive. And President Obama is the one calling for the expiration of some of those tax cuts. He’s also pushing for more revenue as we try to address our long-term fiscal imbalance. Given all that, you could be forgiven for guessing that President Bush is the bigger tax cutter. But you’d actually be wrong. By the end of his first term, President...

    09/13/2011 4:59:29 PM PDT · by libh8er · 272 replies · 1+ views
  • Did Perry Always Jealously See Palin as a Threat?

    09/09/2011 3:02:36 AM PDT · by MN_Mike · 129 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | June 8, 2012 | Tony Lee
    Unshackled from the constraints of the McCain campaign, Palin was at ease, and it was clear she was a threat then to the GOP establishment and, in particular, current presidential candidate Rick Perry, who abruptly, awkwardly, and prematurely ended Palin's press conference 15 minutes before it was supposed to. Should Palin enter the 2012 presidential contest, she would threaten Mitt Romney; and Perry, and this moment may be symbolic of where the rivalry between Palin and Perry began even though reports have said that Palin and Perry remain friends, especially after Palin's endorsement of Perry during the 2010 election cycle...
  • 'Alpha Dog' is at it again! Putin leads biker gang in his latest macho photo opportunity

    08/30/2011 8:00:55 AM PDT · by AfricanChristian · 233 replies
    Politicians will usually kick off an election campaign with a rousing speech, a meet-and-greet handshaking session or a nice photo opportunity kissing a baby. Unless, of course, they are Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who joined a biker gang and led them on a testosterone-fuelled motorcade. Over-revving the engine as he sat astride a three-wheeled Harley Davidson, the former KGB tough man looked both ludicrous and very much at home in the latest of macho stunts that have punctuated his political career.
  • Russia needs democracy just like Libya does - Senator McCain (McQaeda Alert)

    08/24/2011 8:27:27 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Russia Today Moscow ^ | 2011-08-25 | Russia Today/ Novosti Staff
    US Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has lashed out at Russia, saying it could be the next country to experience a Libya-style uprising. ­But Senator McCain has a very far-fetched outlook, believes RT's Washington correspondent Gayane Chichikyan. McCain is sure that the Arab Spring will rage on and will make it to countries like China and Russia, which according to him “need democracy” just as Libya does. At some point he even said that Libya has already achieved democracy, which is far from reality according to the situation on the ground.
  • Hispanic Growth Threat To GOP

    07/27/2011 9:00:19 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 88 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | July 26, 2011 | Winthrop Quigley
    The number of Hispanic voters nationally and in New Mexico is growing at a faster pace than any other ethnic group, and that could spell trouble for the Republican party over the next 10 years, a political analyst with a business advocacy group said Tuesday. “Republicans are in trouble with Hispanics,” said Michael Davis, the Washington, D.C.-based vice president for political programs of the Business and Industry PAC. The party’s stance on immigration may not be bad policy, David said, “but the tone and language is extremely harsh and it drives away Hispanics.” Either party can improve its chances of...
  • Michelle Malkin » Obama’s Ministers of Culture and Agitprop

    07/20/2011 2:46:01 PM PDT · by hiram569 · 5 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 7/20/11 | Michelle Malkin
    On July 6, I told you about all the well-heeled spinners in the White House Office of Public Engagement. Their ranks keep on swelling. My column today introduces you to the newly-designed “America’s Champions of Change for the Arts.” Yes, it’s as creepy as it sounds.
  • Obama's Ministers of Culture and Agitprop

    07/19/2011 10:20:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 7/19/11 | Michelle Malkin
    Immediately after President Obama took office, his Hollywood benefactors clamored for the creation of a "Secretary of Culture." Tinseltown was disappointed with the administration's crony arts czar choice (Chicago lawyer Kareem Dale), but left-wing artists and entertainers have now been mollified. Instead of one government-supported arts czar, the White House has designated an entire herd of them. On Tuesday, as part of Obama's "Winning the Future" initiative, the president designated members of the liberal activist group Creative Coalition as official "America's Champions of Change for the Arts." This is the latest in a series of "public engagement" efforts overseen by...
  • Conservatives limit consumer, rights lawsuits

    06/25/2011 4:17:27 PM PDT · by SmithL · 12 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 6/25/11 | MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press
    The Supreme Court's conservative majority made it harder for people to band together to sue the nation's largest businesses in the two most far-reaching rulings of the term the justices are wrapping up on Monday. The two cases putting new limits on class-action lawsuits were among more than a dozen in which the justices divided 5-4 along familiar ideological lines, with the winning side determined by the vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Women made up one-third of the nine-member court for the first time ever this year, but missing from the court's docket was a case that could be called...
  • Israeli PM's teen son maligns Muslims on Facebook(AP mega-barf)

    06/24/2011 11:40:47 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 38 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 24, 2011 | AMY TEIBEL
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli prime minister's 19-year-old son - a military spokesman - posted derisive comments about Arabs and Muslims on his Facebook page, drawing a slap on the wrist from his superiors and focusing new attention on the controversial first family. Earlier this year, Yair Netanyahu posted that Muslims "celebrate hate and death," the Haaretz daily newspaper reported Friday. In the same post, written after Palestinian assailants entered a West Bank settlement and stabbed five members of an Israeli family to death, he wrote that "terror has a religion and it is Islam."
  • Ex-leader returns to Honduras 2 years after ouster

    05/28/2011 2:10:59 PM PDT · by don-o · 50 replies
    AP via Google ^ | May 28 2011
    EGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Former President Manuel Zelaya has arrived in Honduras, ending a long political crisis caused by his ouster in a military-backed coup almost two years ago. Zelaya's flight from Nicaragua landed on Saturday at Tegucigalpa's airport where he was greet by thousands of supporters who had set up a tent camp nearby. Zelaya's comeback paves the way for Honduras to re-enter the international community, which rejected the June 2009 coup that forced him from office and out of the country.
  • Obama makes 'historic' speech to UK MPs

    05/25/2011 11:20:55 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 35 replies
    AlJazeera, agencies ^ | May 25th 2011 | Patty Culhane
    Obama is the first US president to address the joint houses of parliament [Reuters] Barack Obama, the US president, has addressed the British parliament, saying that Western influence remains strong in the world, despite emerging world powers such as China, India and Brazil. In a speech to both houses of parliament on Wednesday, Obama said that Western powers still had a responsibility to uphold "universal rights", but stressed that this work must be done through multilateral forums like the G20. "Even as more nations take on the responsibilities of global leadership," Obama said, "our alliance will remain indispensable to the...
  • Soros Spends Over $48 Million Funding Media Organizations

    05/20/2011 6:32:48 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | May 18th | Dan Gainor
    It's a scene journalists dream about - a group of coworkers toasting a Pulitzer Prize. For the team at investigative start-up ProPublica, it was the second time their fellow professionals recognized their work for journalism's top honor. For George Soros and ProPublica's other liberal backers, it was again proof that a strategy of funding journalism was a powerful way to influence the American public. It's a strategy that Soros has been deploying extensively in media both in the United States and abroad. Since 2003, Soros has spent more than $48 million funding media properties, including the infrastructure of news -...
  • White House: No More Photo Re-Enactments

    05/12/2011 12:55:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 39 replies · 1+ views
    AP/ABC ^ | 5/12/11 | David Bauder
    The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents re-enact televised speeches for news photographers following major addresses to the country, a little-known arrangement that fed suggestions of fakery when Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. After Obama's live, late-evening address from the East Room of the White House on May 1, five photographers were ushered in to shoot pictures as the president stood at the podium and re-read a few lines of his speech — a practice that news organizations have protested for years. Even though The Associated Press and other news...
  • Witnesses say man may have pulled gun as Obama motorcade passed near Ground Zero

    05/05/2011 12:17:21 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies
    Witnesses say man may have pulled gun as Obama motorcade passed near Ground Zero Published: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 2:56 PM Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 3:02 PM Kelly Heyboer/ The Star-Ledger By Kelly Heyboer/ The Star-Ledger NEW YORK — Authorities apprehended a man who witnesses say may have pulled a gun out of a backpack as President Barack Obama's motorcade passed today in New York. The man, who wore a blue hat, had dark curly hair and appeared to be in his 20s, was wearing a backpack. New York Police Department officers and Secret Service agents shouted, "Get down,...
  • 2012 Electionm is Cemented for Obama (4 more years is a done deal)

    05/01/2011 9:53:47 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 131 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 5-1-11 | wac3rd
    One of the most hated men in history has been killed by our troops by a Commander-in-Chief who has done everything in his power to demean, de-fund, impose demeaning homosexuality and restrict the ability of our troops to fight terror, including pursuing civilian trials for captured would-be terrorists. Let's be fair here, the average American hasn't a clue what century the French & Indian War was fought in and probably cannot tell you who who Joe Biden is, so the mainstream media will run with this for all its worth. The Media will give 100% credit to Obama and mark...
  • ACLU: City settles in police spying case (Cops spying on Quakers)

    04/27/2011 2:17:08 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 5 replies
    Chicago Breaking News ^ | 04/26/2011 | Jeremy Gorner
    The city of Chicago agreed to pay the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Friends Service Committee a combined $12,500 after Chicago police sent at least one undercover officer to infiltrate meetings held by the Quaker-based activist group in 2002, the ACLU announced today. The settlement comes following a 2005 petition filed in federal court by the ACLU and AFSC against the city, alleging it violated the activist group’s 1st Amendment rights and “unduly stigmatized and damaged the reputation of the AFSC,” according to court documents. The city has denied those allegations.
  • Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin: First Photo

    04/27/2011 11:31:19 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | Lindsay Powers
    Check out the first photo of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in the upcoming HBO film "Game Change."
  • Obama Makes Campaign Stop of Sorts at Lincoln Memorial (Photo op)

    04/09/2011 3:37:08 PM PDT · by maggief · 47 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 9, 2011 | Carol E. Lee
    EXCERPT “I just wanted to say, real quick, that because Congress was able to settle its differences, that’s why this place is open today and everybody’s able to enjoy their visit,” he said. “And that’s the kind of future cooperation I hope we have going forward. Because this is what America is all about: Everybody from different places enjoying those things that bind us together.” “It is wonderful to spend time with you guys, I hope you have a great time,” Mr. Obama added. The president then climbed back down the stairs, shaking hands all along the way.
  • Radiation found in Tokyo water, infants shouldn't drink - NHK

    (Reuters) - Radiation exceeding health limits for infants was found in a Tokyo city water purifier and authorities are advising that the water not be given to babies, a Tokyo Metropolitan Government official said, confirming an earlier report by NHK public TV.
  • Is Saudia Arabia Intervening In Bahrain?

    02/21/2011 5:27:26 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    BigThink ^ | February 19, 2011 | Mark Seddon
    Back in 1995, when unrest last gripped Bahrain, the Saudis took a particularly strong interest in events across the border, nervous that the contagion of democracy might seep across into Saudi Arabia itself. At the time the Saudis went as far as to station special forces at key choke points, sending a message to the Shia majority in Bahrain that they had better not over-step the mark in their challenge to Sunni, one family rule. The situation in Bahrain is far more serious now, as is the potential for a serious Saudi intervention to rescue the ruling Bahraini family and...
  • NY Times Bids Fond Farewell to Inflammatory Alan Grayson, 'Liberal Folk Hero' of Congress

    01/04/2011 9:55:16 AM PST · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4 Jan 2011 | Clay Waters
    Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida, the fiery leftist and Republican hater whose offensive comments about Republicans may well have cost him his seat last November, gets a fairly fond send-off in Monday's New York Times. Reporter Michael Barbaro, previously known for his hostile coverage of Wal-Mart, called Grayson the “pugnaciously partisan, verbal-bomb-tossing, liberal folk hero of the 111th Congress,” and the headline and text box are complimentary. “Enter: Swinging. Exit: Much the Same Way.” The text box: “In or out of Congress, Alan Grayson is a man of strong views.” Barbaro only briefly dealt with Grayson’s history of foul...
  • Ethanol Subsidies: $10 A Gallon And $14 Million Per Job Created

    12/10/2010 7:46:29 PM PST · by Slyscribe · 13 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/10/2010 | Jed Graham
    Here's the bottom line for the ethanol tax credits additive to the White House-GOP tax compromise: • $6 billion in subsidies for 2011. • $10 per extra gallon of ethanol. • $14 million per extra job. • $1.2 billion to attract one extra Senate vote. In a season of giving in Washington, the ethanol lobby may come away with even more than it hoped for and its ardent defenders sought. The Senate version of the $858 billion tax bill unveiled late Thursday — just a week after Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., proposed extending the ethanol tax credit at a reduced...
  • Jewish/Christian/Indian Conspiracy Behind WikiLeaks Revelations

    12/06/2010 4:53:39 PM PST · by SJackson · 20 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 12-6-10
    Pakistani Columnist Matloob Ahmad Warraich Alleges Jewish/Christian/Indian Conspiracy Behind WikiLeaks Revelations, Says: 'The American and Jewish Lobbies, Whose Mouths have Tasted Human Blood, These Wolves Now Want to Create Confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Iran'; 'Ahmadinejad, Once Declared as Hitler by WikiLeaks, is… Fighting Valiantly' In a recent article, senior Pakistani columnist Matloob Ahmad Warraich alleged that the Jewish, Christian, European, American, Israeli, and Indian lobbies are behind the release of more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables by the website WikliLeaks. Warraich, who has lived for 26 years in Switzerland and moved his family from the U.S. to Pakistan after...
  • Sham Unscientific DoD Study reaches expected conclusion regarding Homosexuality

    The Barry Hussein Soetoro administration is touting a DoD study it hopes will be the basis for Congress repealing DADT. The poll at the center of this study is not an accurate assessment of those who will be most affected by introducing the open aberrant behavior of homosexuality into U.S. armed forces. Proponents of the politically correct social engineering scheme of introducing open homosexuality into the military used a highly unrandomized sample, which is not credible, in hopes to affect public opinion and garner support for their cause. This study is pure propaganda meant to advance the homosexual agenda just...
  • VIDEO: Hollywood Hates Capitalism

    11/22/2010 12:51:28 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 9 replies
    ReasonTV ^ | 11/22/2010 | CapCon
    Oliver Stone's uber-villain Gordon Gekko is back in the new film, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which (surprise!) features greedy capitalists behaving badly.
  • Maps from 1942 of the never-was Nazi invasion of North America

    11/16/2010 11:23:18 PM PST · by MamaDearest · 81 replies · 2+ views ^ | Undated | Cyiaque Lamar
    These diagrams from the March 2, 1942 issue of Life detailed the Nazi invasion of America shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Check out such alternate reality battles like the bombing of Detroit and invasion of Norfolk, Virginia. These maps were created as a follow-up to an article about an American defeat in WWII by pioneering science fiction author Philip Wylie, who wrote the proto-superhero novel Gladiator. These maps were made in the early days of US involvement in World War II, so there was a sense that this invasion was a real possibility. You can read more about...
  • Pentagon Can't Explain Missile Off California

    11/10/2010 10:59:19 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 144 replies
    AOL News ^ | 10/11/10 | Pauline Jelinek
    WASHINGTON -The Pentagon said Tuesday it did not know what created a vapor trail that crossed the skies off the Southern California coast and resembled a missile launch. Video posted on the CBS News website shows an object flying through the evening sky Monday that left a large contrail, or vapor trail. A news helicopter owned by KCBS, a CBS affiliate in Los Angeles, shot the video. Pentagon officials were stumped by the event. "Nobody within the Department of Defense that we've reached out to has been able to explain what this contrail is, where it came from," Pentagon spokesman...
  • Valley dairies struggle with high feed prices

    10/30/2010 3:24:39 PM PDT · by pterional · 17 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 | Robert Rodriguez
    Still wobbly from nearly a two-year price skid, California's struggling dairy industry is suffering another blow: rising feed costs. Feed prices have spiked in the last several weeks, jumping nearly 30%. A smaller-than-expected Midwestern corn crop, competition among ethanol producers and fewer alfalfa acres have all contributed to higher feed costs. And analysts expect feed costs -- a major expense for dairies -- to remain strong through at least the beginning of 2011. That comes as bitter news to dairy operators who lately had been benefiting from higher milk prices Read more:
  • The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a Soros funded net neutrality astroturf group

    10/30/2010 5:47:29 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 59 replies · 1+ views
    The first direct link above is to Soros' own web page. Many of you will choose not to click on it and well that's your choice. But some of you should actively look and see for yourself. Open the PDF, scroll down to the year 2008. Electronic Frontier Foundation got 300,000 dollars from Soros. Now scroll down to the year 2007. Another 100,000 dollars. So the total is 400k. And there is more. Let's take a look at who it is that sits on their various boards: I am aware of Ethan Zuckerman being a Soros buddy because of...
  • How corporate interests and Republican insiders built the Tea Party monster (major puke alert)

    10/13/2010 12:14:36 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 54 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | Matt Taibbi
    It's taken three trips to Kentucky, but I'm finally getting my Tea Party epiphany exactly where you'd expect: at a Sarah Palin rally. The red-hot mama of American exceptionalism has flown in to speak at something called the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, a gospel-music hoedown in a giant convention center filled with thousands of elderly white Southerners. Palin — who earlier this morning held a closed-door fundraiser for Rand Paul, the Tea Party champion running for the U.S. Senate — is railing against a GOP establishment that has just seen Tea Partiers oust entrenched Republican hacks in Delaware and...
  • Environmentalist Wackos Depict Child in Noose, Ready to Die if Icecaps Melt

    10/06/2010 2:01:05 PM PDT · by rightistight · 20 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/6/10 | Aurelius
    You would think that after the awful and failed commercial that liberal environmentalists released recently, that they would have learned their lesson about advertising the death of children... Here is a new ad by ACT, an environmental group that pleads with people to cut their carbon and green house emissions:
  • Ed Rendell to left on MSNBC: ‘Get over it’

    10/05/2010 10:25:57 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 26 replies
    Ed Rendell to left on MSNBC: ‘Get over it’ By: Andy Barr October 5, 2010 12:44 PM EDT Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says discouraged liberals need to “get over it” and support the Democratic Party, before they regret it. “This isn't about President [Barack] Obama,” Rendell said on MSNBC’s “Last Word” Monday night. “It's about whether the Democratic Party, not perfect, but certainly bent on trying to preserve theories in government and progressive practices, is going to be in charge of the Congress or the Republican Party. And it's not the Republican Party of old. This is a scary Republican...
  • Interview with Senator Lindsey Graham (Graham "ready" to work with Pelosi, Reid, Obama on amnesty)

    10/01/2010 10:54:09 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 90 replies
    (snip) BLITZER: Are you ready to work with the Democrats on immigration reform? GRAHAM: Yes, I'm ready to solve the problem -- the immigration problem once and for all. Start with securing the border, and if I'm not willing to work on immigration reform? Why am I up here? Because it's a huge problem for the country. Start with border security. I'm willing to do anything that makes America stronger as long as I get something for it. (snip)
  • Tea Party Agitprop

    09/28/2010 3:04:19 AM PDT · by Palter · 5 replies
    Slate ^ | 24 Sep 2010 | Angela Tchou and David Weigel
    Images of the anti-Obama T-shirts and posters from this month's Tea Party protest in Washington. The painter John McNaughton makes his living mostly with Norman Rockwell-esque landscapes and religious scenes. But on Sept. 7, he released The Forgotten Man, which portrays President Obama looking smug and trampling the Constitution, and it was an instant sensation. Below Obama, dollar bills and ignored legislation flutter with the wind. Beside him, a forlorn and impoverished man sulks on a bench. And behind him, his 42 presidential predecessors react to the scene, with progressives like Teddy Roosevelt rejoicing and Tea Party favorites like Abraham...
  • AOL Libels Free Republic; Web Giant Falsely Accuses Conservative Site of Hosting Child Porn

    09/22/2010 8:23:10 PM PDT · by kristinn · 180 replies · 1+ views
    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 | Kristinn
    The Internet giant AOL libeled Free Republic as "hosting child pornography" in an article published Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at their Daily Finance news site. The site's masthead reads: Daily Finance An AOL Money & Finance Site.Authored by Daily Finance media columnist Jeff Bercovici, the article entitled Muzzled Reporter Says 'Maw of Yahoo' No Place for Journalism tells the story about John Cook's reasons for leaving Yahoo News and returning to his previous gig with Gawker. According to the article, Cook was the senior national affairs reporter for Yahoo's The Upshot news blog. Bercovici notes that he and Cook are...
  • AOL Owned Daily Finance Retracts Passage That Libeled Free Republic Over Child Pornography

    09/23/2010 9:36:38 AM PDT · by kristinn · 153 replies
    Thursday, September 23, 2010 | Kristinn
    The AOL-owned site Daily Finance this morning retracted a passage in an article that falsely stated Free Republic hosted child pornography.The article was about reporter John Cook leaving Yahoo News to return to Gawker. Included in Cook's reasons for leaving, according to Daily Finance reporter Jeff Bercovici, was that Yahoo would not allow him to write about Free Republic "hosting child pornography." The article that was linked to support that claim actually stated that Free Republic did not host child pornography.The offending Daily Finance passage now reads:"... On similar grounds, he was prohibited from writing about the conservative website...
  • CNBC Stars Play Prominent Role in 20th Century Fox's 'Wall Street 2'

    09/22/2010 11:37:30 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 15 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 22, 2010 | Alex Werpin
    While certain executives at News Corp. may not agree, it is obvious that at the moment, the top business news channel on Wall Street is CNBC. With that in mind director Oliver Stone prominently features the network's anchors prominently in the upcoming sequel to his 1987 film "Wall Street." This despite the fact that the film is produced by the 20th Century Fox film studio, a sister company to Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Per's : And no actual journalists shine brighter in the new 20th Century Fox production than Maria Bartiromo and her CNBC posse. If...
  • Boston Globe and Emerson College Pushing Propaganda Play “Laramie Project”

    09/21/2010 10:51:34 AM PDT · by massmike · 1 replies ^ | 09/21/2010 | n/a
    Back in 2007, we assembled background info on the horrid propaganda play, “The Laramie Project.” Performed at high schools and colleges around the country, it uses raw emotion and lies to draw youth into the sexual-radical “rights” cause. The recruitment efforts never let up. So we’re not surprised to see “Laramie” being pushed again by Arts Emerson and the Boston Globe this week. They’re even exploiting the Governor’s daughter as a “panelist”. Emerson faculty are working with the sexual-radical groups GLAD, GLAAD, PFLAG, GLSEN, Matthew Shepard Foundation, Human Rights Campaign, and Boston’s “Theater Offensive” (“ambitious programming [on] the cutting edge...
  • NBC's new show "Outlaw"...a bigger liberal wet dream than "The West Wing"..and a plug for Zero

    09/16/2010 12:11:18 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 50 replies
    one man's opinion...
    . NBC's new fall show, Outlaw, premiered last night. I taped it, as I was at the Rays/Yankees game...I actually thought it was a western. Hopefully, it will die a quick and painful death, but if you thought the West Wing was vile, you ain't seen nothin' yet...this is overt more
  • Outlaw: New Side Of Jimmy Smits (mega hurl)

    09/15/2010 9:16:39 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 18 replies
    Sheknows ^ | 09/15/2010 | Deanna Barnert
    In tonight's sneak peek premiere of Jimmy Smits' Outlaw, a case inspires conservative Supreme Court Justice Garza to shed his cape and step down from the bench to get back into the ring. Armed with insider knowledge, Smits, the gambling womanizer, vows to take on the nation's biggest and most controversial legal cases and make a difference. Fans who think they know what to expect from a Jimmy Smits vehicle may want to tune into tonight's sneak peek of Outlaw on NBC. Judge Cyrus Garza has Smits' swagger and good looks, but this is a whole new game for the...
  • Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD

    09/13/2010 11:21:53 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Sept. 13, 2010
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism. A Manhattan judge said Monday he'll decide at arraignment whether to grant bail for Michael Enright, of Brewster, N.Y.
  • Tehran Says Israel Behind Koran-Burning Plan (and Bush's Fault)

    09/09/2010 9:07:10 AM PDT · by kristinn · 88 replies · 1+ views
    DPA via Earthtimes ^ | Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Tehran on Thursday said that Israel was behind the plan by a United States pastor to burn copies of the Koran on the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the official news agency IRNA reported. "The software for this plan was made by the Zionists (Israel) following their defeats against Muslims and the Islamic world," Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in a meeting with foreign diplomats in Tehran. SNIP Mottaki also blamed former US President George W Bush, saying Bush's religious rhetoric after the September 11 attacks led to Islamophobia in the US. SNIP Ayatollah Safi...