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  • Obama Touts Energy Taxes To Fight Global Warming

    11/15/2014 8:42:01 AM PST · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 11/14/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    “The countries that are most efficient in energy use, not only do they not subsidize energy — in fact, they tax energy use,” Obama said. “So you look like — in a country like Norway, which produces a lot of oil, but gasoline there is still $6 or $7 a gallon, which in liters — who wants to do a liter conversion for me?” “Anyway, it’s very expensive,” Obama added. “And we’ve doubled fuel-efficiency standards on cars,” he continued. “So in a few years, by the middle of the next century, by 2025, you won’t be able to sell a...
  • John Kerry Laments That Islamist Terrorists Who Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

    05/07/2014 5:21:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush ^ | May 7, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I think John Kerry is one of these guys who thinks he's smartest person in the world, and is actually a blithering idiot and doesn't know it. Those are the worst kind. They're also the funniest. They take themselves soooo seriously. They really do. They think they're the cat's meow. They are just the cock of the walk. In truth, people snicker and laugh at 'em behind their back once they finish. Now, I'll give you an example here. There is a story occurring out there that is not getting much reportage at all. "Amid a swelling...
  • David Stockman Explains The Keynesian State-Wreck Ahead - Sundown In America

    10/05/2013 7:12:33 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10-5-13 | David Stockman
    David Stockman, author of The Great Deformation, summarizes the last quarter century thus: What has been growing is the wealth of the rich, the remit of the state, the girth of Wall Street, the debt burden of the people, the prosperity of the beltway and the sway of the three great branches of government - that is, the warfare state, the welfare state and the central bank... What is flailing is the vast expanse of the Main Street economy where the great majority have experienced stagnant living standards, rising job insecurity, failure to accumulate material savings, rapidly approach old age...
  • Joe Biden confuses Poland with Portugal in latest embarrassing gaffe for the vice president

    02/05/2013 10:33:20 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies
    Joe Biden confuses Poland with Portugal in latest embarrassing gaffe for the vice president By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: February 4th, 2013 Joe Biden is in Europe this week, meeting with leaders in Berlin, Paris and London. Tomorrow he drops by Downing Street to see David Cameron, and Nick Clegg is also on the agenda. Over the weekend the US vice president attended the Munich Security Conference where he delivered a speech on the Obama administration’s foreign policy, expressing a willingness to sit down in direct negotiations with the Iranian regime over its nuclear programme, an approach that can...
  • Terry Waite Shakes Hands with Hizbollah 25 Years After Kidnap

    12/08/2012 1:42:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 08 Dec 2012 | Robert Mendick
    Terry Waite has met the leadership of Hizbollah, the militant group accused of kidnapping and holding him for five years, in an extraordinary gesture of “reconciliation”.The former hostage spoke for two hours to one of its most senior figures at their stronghold in Beirut, his first encounter with the organisation held responsible for masterminding his kidnapping 25 years ago. Accompanied by The Sunday Telegraph, he travelled to Lebanon to highlight the plight of Christians who have fled the Syrian civil war. Mr Waite offered the reconciliation to Hizbollah to help with the Christians’ plight at a secretly arranged, late night...
  • Democrat Can't Remember Name Of White Woman Murdered In Her District.

    03/28/2012 4:16:54 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 32 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 13-27-12 | Breitbart TV
    On CNN while discussing the racial aspect of the Trayvon Martin case Congresswoman Corrine Brown brought up that she also helps white families with members murdered in her district but when the CNN host pushed her to remember the name of a white girl murdered the Congresswoman at first tried to ignore the host and fumbled her words finally admitting she did not remember. (Video at link. About 4 minutes.)
  • Great Speeches: Patrick Kennedy

    03/13/2010 3:58:27 PM PST · by Bon mots · 15 replies · 584+ views
    Liveleak ^ | March 13, 2010 | me
    What an emotional speaker. When you watch this video of this impassioned speech, you can only wonder who on earth voted for this hysterical cretin. Patrick Kennedy Speech If you've not seen this guy speak, watch this. It's almost as funny as a speech by Caroline Kennedy. Another brilliant Kennedy speech by Caroline ummm, you know, ummm Kennedy:Caroline ummm, you know, Kennedy
  • The Gradulation Proclamation

    03/27/2009 3:58:51 AM PDT · by Peelod · 5 replies · 395+ views
    iowahawk ^ | 3.25.09 | iowahawk
  • God warns of coastal storms, possible tsunami, Robertson says

    05/17/2006 4:05:08 PM PDT · by WestVirginiaRebel · 263 replies · 4,566+ views ^ | 05-17-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    VIRGINIA BEACH-Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson is warning that, according to God, storms and possibly a tidal wave will pound America's coastline this year.
  • Tom Friedman on Lou Dobbs

    03/01/2006 7:31:58 AM PST · by george76 · 21 replies · 1,161+ views
    Red State from Yale Law School ^ | Feb 28th, 2006 | Pat Cleary
    Globalization guru Tom Friedman called Lou Dobbs, "a blithering idiot" in a lecture at Yale Law School last week... Friedman, three time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of bestsellers "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" and more recently "The World is Flat" (which sold a million and a half copies, far more than Dobbs' viewership), begins his answer. "One of the problems", he begins, explaining that we need leaders who can explain the complexity, not who will just stir the pot, "is we have politicians that are making us stupid, who are throwing sand in our eyes." But then he...
  • 'It is Critical That Congress Act Immediately to Address the Systemic Republican Culture of...

    01/12/2006 8:35:43 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies · 841+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2006 CONTACT: Brendan Daly/Jennifer Crider 202-226-7616 'It is Critical That Congress Act Immediately to Address the Systemic Republican Culture of Corruption' Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent the following letter to Speaker Hastert yesterday afternoon urging him to take action to address the Republican culture of corruption that has pervaded the House by passing real lobbying reform, addressing Republican ethical abuses, and ensuring checks and balances in the legislative process. Below is the text of the letter: January 11, 2006 The Honorable J Dennis Hastert Speaker United States House of Representatives H-232,...
  • Bush's Good Fortune. Three Lucky Economic Breaks

    08/01/2005 12:09:12 PM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 86 replies · 2,541+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 8/1/05 | Sebastian Mallaby
    When it comes to economic policy, ...Bush has all the luck. He's like a drunk who wanders across a six-lane highway and somehow never quite gets smushed. 1-Bush proposed enormous tax cuts to shore up his conservative credentials in the 2000 primaries. ...after the first reckless cuts were enacted, along came the perfect after-the-fact justification: terrorism. Suddenly people were terrified about air traffic grinding to a standstill, consumers being too frightened to go shopping and buildings being uninsurable. The economic boost from the tax cuts seemed almost prescient. 2-the post-Sept. 11 economic trough ended in time for Bush's reelection. Bush...
  • John Kerry On Iraq: More Dangerous Than The Insurgents

    07/01/2005 5:58:18 AM PDT · by bitt · 24 replies · 1,090+ views ^ | 6/30/05 | David W. Moon
    Tuesday, Sen. John F. Kerry (D) Massachusetts demonstrated in the OP/ED Pages of the New York Times in a piece “The Speech the President Should Give” one reason he stills sits at the same Senate desk he’s held down since 1984. Mr. Kerry’s remarks seem a grab bag of initiatives untried by the Bush administration in Iraq for one giant reason: They will not work. With so many initiatives, Mr. Kerry must be duck hunting again with his scatter gun. Where to begin breaking down his missive is the least troubling question presented. Mr. Kerry calls for a U.N. Multinational...
  • Please Explain!!!

    05/13/2005 6:47:37 AM PDT · by independantbitch · 89 replies · 1,999+ views
    5/13/05 | G.M. Young
    Hello. I am a college student that has gotten interested in politics within the last few years. I come from a long line of independants who raised me to vote for whom I agree with the most, not based on party affiliation. Last night, I attended a performance of Margaret Cho in Indianapolis. One of the last things she mentioned was all of the hatemail she recieved from members of Free Republic. I couldn't believe what I was hearing. Surely this has to be a joke. So when I got home, I read the hatemail on her website. Then I...
  • Bush's Addiction Rages On

    05/01/2005 1:24:15 AM PDT · by stm · 135 replies · 3,463+ views
    Progressive Daily Beacon ^ | 4/22/05 | Bruce MacKay
    According to psychiatrist Dr. Justin Frank, writing in his book, "Bush on the Couch: Inside the mind of the President," Dubya not only suffers from a "sadistic streak," and "megalomania" and "grandiosity," but while "his alcoholism [may have] been arrested," it nevertheless remains "untreated." You have to wonder, don't you, if old Dubya hasn't merely swapped one addiction for another - one opiate for the enthralling enamor of God? Professionals working in the field of recovery have often observed the addicted personality turn towards God as their savior. Typically, though, they, like Dubya, are merely substituting one addiction for another....
  • New Zot for Anti-Capitalists

    04/15/2005 5:27:27 PM PDT · by Mukhin · 157 replies · 2,848+ views
    Indymedia (Link destroyed by imperialist running dogs) | 16th March 2005 | John Bissett
    Calling all ant-capitalists. This is to alert you to a new film – “Capitalism and other Kids’ Stuff” – that has recently been uploaded to the www and can be seen at , and which argues the anti-capitalist case in simple language.
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Ho Hum, More War And Death

    01/19/2005 12:07:47 AM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 761+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/19/5 | Mark Morford
    What happens when habitual warmongering and BushCo lies become part of our daily diet? And then you read the appalling little story about how BushCo is now "taking steps" to further the investigation into why their original intelligence on Iraq was so painfully, treasonously, colon-clenchingly wrong, why they thought Saddam had giant Costco-sized warehouses stacked to the rafters with snarling nukes and nasty biotoxins and active warheads when, in fact, he had nothing but a couple Dumpsters full of rusty 20-year-old shell casings and a bucket of stale glue.
  • Stray Dogs Deserve Back Rubs

    01/14/2005 9:53:29 AM PST · by SmithL · 20 replies · 1,158+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/14/5 | Mark Morford
    We kill millions of pets every year Who cares if a few get posh shelters and humane laws? OK. So I tend to think people who insist on calling themselves pet "guardians" instead of "owners" are exasperating and a bit wrongheaded, and that such uber-PC thinking does almost nothing to change or improve the behavior of the thousands of animal abusers in this country. And I tend to agree with fabulous dog writer Jon Katz that such semantic sidestepping does more harm to the animals than good, and leads to naive treatment, lack of decent training and an outright ignorance...
  • Resolutions For The Damned

    01/05/2005 8:06:15 AM PST · by SmithL · 20 replies · 1,032+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/5/5 | Mark Morford
    A new year, a Bush-gutted, storm-ravaged world and you in need of some juicy, heartfelt pledges -- This is the year. No, really. This is the it. This is the year you resolve to let it all hang out and lick the fingertips of the divine and stop holding back and stop quivering with unchecked anticipation/dread as you realize that, if you care a whit for self-definition and spiritual nuance and hot wet intelligence and deep karmic color in this tsunami-hammered, Bush-ravaged world, you are desperately needed right now. It's true. Alas, many are dejected. Many of the blue or...