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  • All the Pravda

    03/27/2012 4:40:42 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 5 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Monday, March 26, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    For a man so in love with the technology of image, the camera, the microphone and the teleprompter, the leader of the increasingly less free world has a natural tendency to put a little too much faith in it. This is the second time that an open microphone has let Obama down, the first time it recorded him stabbing an ally in the back, the second time it recorded him stabbing a few dozen more in the back. Medvedev, whose bosom buddy just managed to cling to power with a stolen election and brutal suppression of protests, surely understands how...
  • Kids All Over America Are Being Put On Buses During School Terror Drills

    03/27/2012 4:35:00 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 66 replies ^ | March 26th, 2012 | The American Dream
    All over the United States, school children are being taken out of their classrooms, put on buses and sent to "alternate locations" during terror drills. These exercises are often called "evacuation drills" or "relocation drills" and they are more than a little disturbing. Sometimes parents are notified in advance where the kids are being taken and sometimes they are only told that the children are being taken to an "undisclosed location". In the years since 9/11 and the Columbine school shootings, there has been a concerted effort to make school emergency drills much more "realistic" and much more intense. Unfortunately,...
  • Constitution doesn’t guarantee free contraceptives

    03/27/2012 4:21:16 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 7 replies ^ | March 27, 2012 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Last month, the grossly exaggerated testimony of a 30-year-old Georgetown law student delivered before an ad hoc congressional committee quite blatantly attempted to expand the legal definition of the term, “denial of services.” When the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held that all employers, even religious institutions, must provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive services, including those aiding abortions, to its employees, it set off a firestorm within the Roman Catholic community. The department’s mandate directly conflicts with the church’s 2,000-year history celebrating the sanctity of life. When health officials issued their decision, U.S. Rep. Darrell E. Issa,...
  • When the ugly truth comes out 'Arab-Muslims target Jews, for being Jews'

    03/27/2012 1:29:06 AM PDT · by Milagros · 5 replies
    Specific obvious clear cases of targeting Jews for the sole reason of being Jewish[Where they have difficulties masking it under some "struggle" crap].* The June 1976 Entebbe operation, where Arab Palestinian terrorists [PFLP] with German extremists, [were selecting out Jewish names] separated Jews from non-Jews, and held the Jews cative for seven days, until Israeli commando freed them."Israeli Couple Hails Impact Of Entebbe."Miami News - Aug 25, 1976By William TuckerMiami News Reporter,1361933"Court Won't Revive Entebbe Damage Suit."The Hour - May 3, 1979,340432---* 1985 Achille Lauro hijacking, Arab-Palestinian terrorists single out American tourist Leon Klinghoffer, beacuse he was Jewish."U.S. Refuses Palestinian Demand...
  • Obama Offers South Koreans His Book as a 'Prize' for Asking Questions

    03/27/2012 1:04:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Big Government / The Associated Press ^ | March 26, 2012 | Ben Feller
    Seoul-Looking for a signed copy of President Barack Obama's "The Audacity of Hope"? In Korean? (The book, not the signature). Too late. Three business people, five students, a teacher and a North Korean refugee in South Korea won copies of Obama's personal political manifesto as a prize for submitting questions to the president in advance of his visit to Seoul for an international nuclear summit. The top three questioners to the "Ask President Obama" competition also got actual replies from the president, including a rare reflection on the favorite speeches that he has delivered....
  • Group Stands By Bounty Offer For Zimmerman (New Black Panthers)["...we are military."]

    03/27/2012 12:47:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies · 37+ views
    CNN ^ | March 26, 2012
    The separatist New Black Panther Party, described as a hate group by a civil rights organization, is standing by its $10,000 bounty offer for the capture of the man who shot Trayvon Martin, despite vehement opposition from, among others, Martin's family. "We're here to make them do their job," organizer Mikhail Muhammad said on Monday. "We will support Trayvon's family, but we are military." Martin was shot February 26 by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer, while walking back from a Sanford, Florida, convenience store. Zimmerman, according to friends and his attorney, Craig Sonner, said he killed Martin, 17,...
  • What Happens to “Us” When Obama Is No Longer President? (most...racist...nation on earth)

    03/26/2012 11:37:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 224+ views
    News One for Black America ^ | March 25, 2012 | Dr. Boyce Watkins
    Black history may soon find that it is defined by one line of demarcation: BB (Before Obama) and AB (After Obama). There might even be some historical reference to the volatile period called DB (During Obama), where an archive will contain images of black people going to blows over where our community should be positioned on the Obama issue. The Obama presidency, unfortunately, has done more to divide black leadership than any event in the last 100 years. There are those who’ve chosen to side with the winning team, refusing to critique the Obama Administration on even the tiniest issues....
  • Multiple suspensions paint complicated portrait of Trayvon Martin

    03/26/2012 8:49:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 131 replies · 585+ views
    <p>So just what was his punk-ass doing in that neighborhood that night at that hour? Is George Zimmerman actually a hero?</p> <p>Excerpted from MiamiHerald – SANFORD — Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school in October in an incident in which he was found in possession of women’s jewelry and a screwdriver that a schools security staffer described as a “burglary tool,” The Miami Herald has learned.</p>
  • "He Was The Governor Of A Bright Blue State! What Do You Expect ?!"

    03/26/2012 8:22:29 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 23 replies · 38+ views
    My Utter Disdain For Mitt Trotsky | 3/26/12 | Alan Levy
    Every time I decide to waste my valuable time on God's green and cooling Earth talking to a Mittiot (A rabid follower of former Taxachusetts governor Mitt Trotsky), the following intellectually dishonest and lazy argument always comes up, especially when discussing Romneycare(less). "He was the governor of a bright blue state! What do you expect ?!" To me, the above statement is just as annoying as hearing a Paultard whine "Ron Paul is the only...." or "Only Dr. Paul....". It's like Wolverine's claws on Glenn Beck's chalkboard. Use of a statement like that shows that person using it is utterly...
  • Vultures - new conservative cartoon from Safe Environment

    03/26/2012 8:06:20 PM PDT · by agee · 3 replies · 26+ views
    Founding Ideals ^ | 3/26/2012
  • Video: Obama Drunk (Part II)

    03/26/2012 7:51:17 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 7 replies · 57+ views
    America's Conservative News ^ | 03/26/2012 | America's Conservative News
    (ACN) We received so many comments from yesterday's post (Caught On Video: Obama Drunk) that we thought we'd share another one with everyone. The video (below) was posted to YouTube many months ago and has received over 100,000 views. Is it dubbed? Of course! Is it a parody? Most certainly! But it's also good for a laugh. Warning: The video contains "bleeped out" profanities. Enjoy.
  • - Newt For Vice President

    03/26/2012 6:05:47 PM PDT · by frithguild · 16 replies · 10+ views
    Radio Free NJ ^ | Sunday, January 22, 2012 | Tom
    There have been a number of times in my life when I’ve realized that my instinct was contrary to my interests. It’s no easier for me to cope with than it is for anyone else. But if you want broader success (and I do) then the only option is to set aside those instincts and do the smart thing instead of the thing that feels best at the time. We all must do it sometimes. We’re conservatives after all. We aren’t some childish liberals only worried about intentions and sentiment. We are interested in actually accomplishing things and the only...
  • Gingrich: Sure, I’d Be Romney’s VP

    03/26/2012 6:05:09 PM PDT · by frithguild · 20 replies · 18+ views
    NRO ^ | March 26, 2012 5:37 P.M. | Katrina Trinko
    Newt Gingrich said today he would be willing to be second on a Mitt Romney ticket. “No, I wouldn’t say no,” Gingrich said on Fox News Channel’s Your World with Neil Cavuto about what he would do if he was asked to become Romney’s vice president. “I can’t imagine him offering.” He also blasted Obama’s remarks caught on mic to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. “The question it raises is how many countries, whether it is Iran or somewhere else has he had a similar conversation with?” said Gingrich. “You know, let me pretend I’m tough long enough to get reelected,...
  • Yanks drive big vehicles, Swedes costly ones, Fritz prefers VW and MB while Japs drive japs

    03/26/2012 5:24:06 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 43 replies · 18+ views
    03/27/2012 | WesternCulture
    The average American car owner might be annoyed with gas prices, but despite his opinions on Obama's handling of the nation, he still can afford to drive around in a gas guzzler. Unlike rich Norway and Denmark, where car consumption is heavily discouraged, the car producing nation of Sweden (where I live) could only be rivalled by Switzerland. It shows in Swedish stats on car sales. The average Swede could afford a car the average citizen of no other nation could afford. For 16 consequtive years in a row, the 'close to luxury' Volvo V70 has been the top selling...
  • New Black Panther Party leader arrested in DeKalb Co.

    03/26/2012 4:48:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies · 24+ views
    WGCL-TV ^ | March 26, 2012 | Katie Kosciolek
    The DeKalb Sheriff's Office Fugitive Squad Members arrested the New Black Panther Party's Chief of Staff, Hashim Nzinga, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Nzinga, 49, recently announced that the New Black Panther Party is placing a $10,000 reward for the capture of George Zimmerman, the shooter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office said Nzinga was in possession of an FN Herstal 5.7x28 handgun. An investigation revealed that he pawned the gun at a Stone Mountain Pawn Shop on Rockbridge Road. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, Nzinga's convictions of felony deposit account...
  • 5th Circuit: Immigration Law Complicates Relations With Mexico

    03/26/2012 4:29:11 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 5 replies · 10+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 26, 2012 | Judicial Watch
    Check out what a federal appellate court just determined when striking down a Texas town’s law banning illegal aliens from renting housing; the “unconstitutional” measure has no other purpose than the exclusion of illegal aliens, which complicates immigration issues and relations with other countries, particularly Mexico. It may seem unbelievable, but read the ruling for yourself. It was issued recently by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit against the Dallas suburb of Farmers Ranch. A three-judge panel from the New Orleans-based court further clarified that the “sole purpose” of an ordinance banning illegal immigrants from renting...
  • Help BLOCK the Registration of the Trayvon Trademarks in Two Easy Steps (action alert)

    03/26/2012 4:22:39 PM PDT · by jmstein7 · 29 replies · 31+ views
    The Red Side of Life ^ | 3/26/12 | RedInNewYork
    You can help convince the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to disallow the registration of the Trayvon Martin Trademarks by sending the USPTO the following email: ----------------------------------------------------- To: Subject: Registration of TM Application SNs: 85575974 & 85575890 I am writing to register my objection to the registration of Trademark Applications serial numbers 85575974 & 85575890, the “Trayvon Martin Trademarks” as said applications plainly comprise immoral and scandalous matter. Under 15 USC §1052(a) (Section 2 of the Lanham Act), no trademark shall be registered that “[c]onsists of or comprises immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter.” Therefore, these applications should be...
  • What the media doesn’t want you to know about Trayvon Martin

    03/26/2012 4:07:07 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 87 replies · 69+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-26-12 | DrJohn
    When a story regarding the Trayvon Martin death appears, it is almost universally accompanied by this image: It is of a Trayvon Martin years younger than he really was. And it's not accurate. Dan Linehan has done some sleuthing and found a much different picture of Trayvon Martin than the one being forced down our throats. The real Trayvon Martin is being scrubbed as you read this. This is a more recent image of Trayvon Martin And so is this: TwitterIt seems that Tray was also on Twitter, but his account seems to have been recently deleted by his family...
  • Some where In Between

    03/26/2012 3:58:24 PM PDT · by No One Special · 1 replies · 5+ views
    The Blogmocracy ^ | March 26th, 2012 | Flyovercountry
    The problem with paying attention and studying history and economics is that life holds precious few surprises along those areas of consideration for me any more. I pretty much know what is coming next. During the campaign of 2008, when my coworkers asked me what was wrong with the specter of an Obama Presidency, even before it happened, I told them in detail, what exactly the next 4 years would look like. Here we are in 2012, and not a single prediction was off the mark. Stagflation has taken root, new regulations are choking private sector growth, the federal behemoth...
  • Milberg Gets Sloppy Seconds In Facebook Case

    03/26/2012 3:15:16 PM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 4+ views
    Friends of Ours ^ | 03/26/12 | Friends of Ours
    Actually, make that sloppy fifths or something. Earlier this month plaintiffs firm Milberg LLP became the latest in a long series of lawyers to hitch its wagon to Paul Ceglia "who claims that a 2003 contract with Facebook Inc. (FB) co-founder Mark Zuckerberg gave him half the company" as reported by Bloomberg: "'we took a good hard look at all of the information available, including evidence in Mr. Ceglia's favor, and we believe he deserves to have his day in court,' said Sanford P. Dumain, chairman of Milberg’s executive committee." It's uncertain whether Ceglia will get "his day in court."...
  • Yaron Brook is Worried About Executive Orders & Out of Control Government Expansion--03-26-2012

    03/26/2012 2:57:06 PM PDT · by appeal2 · 2 replies · 3+ views
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 03/26/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    Yaron Brook of the Ayn Rand Institute for Individual Rights sees a troubling pattern of expanding government that causes great injury to individual rights and the ability of our economy to produce products and services that people want. In addition, the damage done by the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory schemes has caused immeasurable damage to America and its markets. Companies are now avoiding the US markets as a result. Therefore, we can never emphasize enough, and we must constantly engage ourselves in the debate of government expansion versus the individual's rights. This issue has been with us since the founding...
  • How Miserable Are Teachers?

    03/26/2012 2:45:35 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 27 replies · 31+ views
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 3/24/2012 | Tom Gantert
    More teachers nationwide are unsatisfied with their jobs and more are likely to leave the profession, according to the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher. The survey, which was released this month, reports that one of the “most dramatic findings” was that teachers have the lowest level of job satisfaction in more than two decades and there was a large increase in the number of teachers who are likely to leave the teaching profession. However, the sheer number of applicants for teaching jobs in Michigan casts question on just how miserable a profession teaching can be. For example, Davison Community...
  • Egypt Declares Israel “Number One Enemy”

    03/26/2012 2:38:58 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies · 4+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 March 2012 | John Semmens
    The success of Egypt’s “Arab Spring” rolled on to yet another triumph as that country’s parliament renounced the possibility that it could ever be an ally of Israel. Instead, Israel was declared Egypt’s “number one enemy.” Following this development, President Obama announced the restoration of US military aid to Egypt. “Israel is a very powerful country in that region,” Obama explained. “If Egypt is to have any chance against them it is imperative that we extend as much military assistance as we can.” The President acknowledged that his decision “probably won’t go over well with some of Israel’s more strident...
  • Rick Santorum Angry Response to Reporter

    03/26/2012 2:26:03 PM PDT · by parksstp · 72 replies · 63+ views
    Youtube ^ | 03-26-2012 | Rick Santorum Rick Santorum's got a message for Reporters that like to Distort the Truth. I think this message can also be for those FReepers that like to bash Rick whenever and whereever.
  • TAKE ACTION NOW: Sign Petition Urging UN To Dismiss Official Whom Committed Libel Against Israel

    03/26/2012 2:13:36 PM PDT · by forty_years · 7 replies · 24+ views
    HonestReporting ^ | 3/26/12 | Honest837Reporting
    Thanks to HonestReporting, you can easily speak your mind to the UN and sign the "We demand the dismissal of Khulood Badawi" petition (click on this link or below). Remember that this UN "media official," one Khulood Badawi, paid by U.S. and European taxpayers, had blatantly spread lies about Israel. This "official" tried to pawn off a photo on Twitter which showed a poor Palestinian girl allegedly injured in an Israeli airstrike, while in reality, the girl was hurt "by falling off a swing." Here's the petition text: Dear Head of UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA),...
  • Obama Campaign Secures Web Address

    The Obama 2012 campaign has secured the web address: which redirects the user to the President’s campaign splash page. Don’t believe me? Type the address into your browser for yourself and see what happens. While it is quite common for companies and campaigns to secure multiple web addresses which redirect the user to one master website, the other domains typically have some sort of relevance to the campaign. For instance, it would be perfectly appropriate and expected for the Obama campaign to secure;,,, etcetera. In fact, it is in accordance with SEO best practices for a...
  • Every Country it seems are the United States Closest Ally, according to the POTUS - Video

    03/26/2012 1:49:56 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 10 replies · 3+ views
    You Tube Video ^ | You Tube
    OBAMA: All countries are close allies!!
  • Obama’s Mentor Gets A Heart Transplant

    03/26/2012 1:38:16 PM PDT · by Shout Bits · 11 replies · 11+ views
    Shout Bits Blog ^ | 03/26/2012 | Shout Bits
    I hope the heart rejects him! The Devil will collect his due. He will not be cheated. Knowing that he will burn in hell is little solace to all those he harmed in this life. The Grim Reaper is still waiting just around the bend. – old_sarge commenting at the Huffington Post V.P. Dick Cheney received a heart transplant last week after suffering progressive heart failure for thirty years. As expected, internet commenters flooded left-leaning web sites with vitriol bravely stating how Cheney deserved to die. Old_sarge's comment remains on the site, but many others have been deleted, presumably because...
  • Breaking:SABRINA FULTON has filed to cash in on TRAYVON - details here!

    03/26/2012 1:27:06 PM PDT · by jmstein7 · 22 replies · 30+ views
    The United States Patent and Trademark office shows that SABRINA FULTON has filed for two US Trademarks to make money off the death of Trayvon Martin. Click on the proposed marks below for information on the trademarks: I AM TRAYVON JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON  According to the public record, she has filed to use these marks as follows: Digital materials, namely, DVDs featuring Trayvon Martin; Digital media, namely, pre-recorded DVDs, downloadable audio and video recordings, and CDs featuring and promoting Trayvon Martin; Digital media, namely, pre-recorded video cassettes, digital video discs, digital versatile discs, downloadable audio and video recordings, DVDs, and...
  • Caption Obama looking at North Korea from the DMZ

    03/26/2012 1:08:11 PM PDT · by Arcy · 27 replies · 21+ views
  • Don't muzzle ‘special interests'

    03/26/2012 12:50:40 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 1 replies · 2+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | 3-26-2012 | Mark Landsbaum
    Sometimes, good intentions bring bad results. Such is the case with the so-called Stop Special Interest Money Now initiative – a promise to fix what ails California politics by unconstitutionally muzzling someone else's freedom of speech. What could go wrong? . . . The Stop Special Interest Money Now initiative is another well-intentioned infringement of Americans' basic rights. There is a reason freedom of speech was part of the first amendment to the Constitution. The freedom to speak on political matters, especially when offensive to those in power, was one of the basic rights American revolutionaries fought and died for....
  • How People View The Mainstream Media

    03/26/2012 12:46:17 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-26-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Click the image for a larger version if some of the squares are tough to make out. Check out the other 6 picture meme I did about Obama here.
  • U.S. to Fund Vietnam 'Clean-Energy' Initiative

    03/26/2012 12:44:36 PM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 6 replies · 9+ views
    U.S. Trade & AId Monitor ^ | March 26, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    The Government of Vietnam will receive U.S. assistance in carrying out clean energy development in that nation, a measure that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) says will help the Obama Administration to execute its global "climate change" policies. The March 23 presolicitation notice (#486-12-020), which U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor located via a routine search of the FedBizOpps database, says that the main goal of the Vietnam Clean Energy Program, or VCEP, is to: support clean energy development through the increased use of renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency practices, and by providing support to the Government of...
  • Mondays with "Ranting" Andy--When Ben Bernank Speaks, Gold Listens--03-26-2012

    03/26/2012 12:39:48 PM PDT · by appeal2 · 1+ views
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 03/26/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    I hadn't reviewed gold prices since early Monday morning. I was surprised to see gold up over $22 per ounce, but Andy wasn't. Ben Bernank spoke today, and he confirmed the rumors that have been flying around. Yes, he's still a money printer, and he has no intention of stopping. Hopefully, he will be stopped before the dollar turns into worthless bits and bytes on computers around the world, but there's no indication that this is about to happen. Andy and I also discussed how Apple has become the tail, wagging the stock market's dog. As the most valuable company...
  • Jerry Brown the chameleon – He’s whatever it takes

    03/26/2012 12:39:12 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 2 replies · 3+ views
    Some years ago none other than our own governor, Jerry Brown, advocated a flat federal income tax. Imagine that. And it was, Brown said, to be a 13-percent tax. One tax rate for every income earner. And a relatively low rate, at that. That was then. Today Brown has changed, it would appear. Like a chameleon, . . .
  • The Ryan Budget-Just Moving Around the Cushions of the Titanic's Deck Chairs--03-26-2012

    03/26/2012 12:27:00 PM PDT · by appeal2 · 5 replies · 8+ views
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 03/26/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan released his budget last week. At first blush, it appeared to be a substantial move in the right direction. It cut spending while decreasing taxation. But the reality is that his budget completely misses the mark. It is still a redistributionist plan that forcibly takes money from the producers and almost as lavishly bestows it upon the beneficiaries. This budget takes less and consequently gives less. In the final analysis, the budget doesn't go nearly far enough to help restore confidence in the rapidly deteriorating status quo. A fiat currency that can be created by the...
  • Down-Under Turning Upside-Down

    03/26/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT · by Razzz42 · 3 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | March 25th, 2012 | Martin Armstrong
    One of the cyclical trends that materializes with economic declines of this nature is that whoever is in power is typically thrown out with the bath water. Australia is turning center-right and the issues are tax grabs, illegal aliens, and the all too familiar political promise – CHANGE! In US Politics, every election since 1900 has promised change. Of course the only change that takes place is boosting up the political system. In Australia, the Liberal National Party (LNP) is a political party in Queensland, Australia. It was formed on 26 July 2008 by the merger of the Queensland divisions...
  • 3 Reasons to end Obamacare before it begins!

    03/26/2012 12:06:37 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 13 replies · 2+ views
    ReasonTV ^ | March 26, 2012 | Nick Gillespie
    As the SCOTUS hearings on Obamacare get underway, this short video from Reason TV really hits the mark. The first point says it all: As the legality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - a.k.a. Obamacare - goes before the highest court in the land, here are three reasons to chuck the whole program even before it gets underway. 1. It Represents the End of Limited Government. The Supreme Court will issue its verdict later this spring of course, but there's no question that if the government can force you to do something simply because you exist and...
  • ACU Chairman: Time for conservatives to unite behind Governor Mitt Romney (Double bag barf alert)

    03/26/2012 11:53:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies · 74+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | March 26, 2012 | Al Cardenas
    We don’t need a fight on the Convention floor in Tampa to justify the strength of the conservative movement. One needs to look no further than the 2010 repossession of the House of Representatives, our big gains in the Senate and 10 big gubernatorial victories as evidence of the power of our conservative principles and ideas. As of today, it is clear neither Senator Santorum nor Speaker Gingrich nor Congressman Paul can amass the majority of delegates required to be the Republican nominee. Their only paths to victory feature a contested, anarchic floor fight just weeks before Americans vote on...
  • DEA "Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization" Claim 3 - a rebuttal

    03/26/2012 11:07:14 AM PDT · by JustSayNoToNannies · 35 replies · 15+ views
    (self) | March 26, 2012 | (self)
    The DEA Web pages on "Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization" are linked with some regularity on FR. They're full of errors in fact and logic; since I couldn't find a comprehensive rebuttal online, I've started creating one. Here's my rebuttal to their "Fact 3;" more to come as time permits. ("Fact 1" rebutted at; "Fact 2" rebutted at Claim 3: "Illegal drugs are illegal because they are harmful." Fact: The legal drugs alcohol and tobacco are legal despite being harmful. Claim: Drug use can be deadly, far more deadly than alcohol. Although alcohol is used by seven times...
  • Afghan Troops Unappreciative of Multicultural Efforts at Nation Building

    03/26/2012 11:06:59 AM PDT · by next media · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Excerpted Blog USBC News Blog ^ | 2012-03-26 | Blogger on The USBC Wire Blog
    During campaign season Democratic politicians, including then Senator Obama, denounced US military efforts during the Bush years, yet now the same democratic politicians who denounced the policy are pressing for its continuation. Furthermore those politicians insist that the multicultural nation building would provide success but in fact the attacks seem to be increasing. Although the war in Afghanistan has gone on for ten years, two thirds of the causalities have occurred during President Obama's three years as Commander in Chief...
  • Afghan Troops Unappreciative of Multicultural Efforts at Nation Building

    03/26/2012 11:06:50 AM PDT · by next media · 8 replies · 11+ views
    Excerpted Blog USBC News Blog ^ | 2012-03-26 | Blogger on The USBC Wire Blog
    During campaign season Democratic politicians, including then Senator Obama, denounced US military efforts during the Bush years, yet now the same democratic politicians who denounced the policy are pressing for its continuation. Furthermore those politicians insist that the multicultural nation building would provide success but in fact the attacks seem to be increasing. Although the war in Afghanistan has gone on for ten years, two thirds of the causalities have occurred during President Obama's three years as Commander in Chief...
  • Obama Deflects Solyndra Fiasco Blame

    03/26/2012 11:00:47 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies · 2+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 March 2012 | John Semmens
    President Obama went on the offensive against criticism of his “green” energy approach. “There are some who would have the American people believe that the failure of the Solyndra Corporation is somehow my fault,” Obama said. “At best, it is a shared responsibility. True, the idea that we should promote clean energy was mine. Blame me for wanting to save the planet.” “But it was Congress that appropriated the money,” Obama continued. “Without this appropriation my Department of Energy would not have had and money to hand out to firms like Solyndra. Blame Congress for enabling my Administration to climb...
  • Obama Plays "Pay-2-Stay" & Unleashes a Mob

    03/26/2012 10:45:26 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies · 3+ views
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-26-2012 | MOTUS
    More than 60 of Obama's biggest campaign donors have visited the White House more than once for meetings with top advisers, holiday parties or state dinners, a review by The Associated Press has found. What’s the big deal? It’s legal (in D.C. morality has always been severable from legality) and a time honored precedent. Why, Big Dog actually held lotteries for the Lincoln bedroom suite during highly desirable holiday bookings... In the meantime, here’s something I thought you wouldn’t want to miss; apparently everybody feels free to criticize Big Guy while he’s out of the country. Did you see what...
  • Justice Kagan breaks federal law in order to force ObamaCare on American people

    03/26/2012 10:25:07 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/26/2012 | Doug Book
    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will be in clear violation of federal law by virtue of her decision to hear the Affordable Care Act case coming before the Supreme Court today. Upon joining the other justices to hear oral arguments she will fracture the federal statute which DEMANDS that judges recuse themselves from participation in a case “where he has served in governmental employment and in such capacity participated as council, adviser or material witness concerning the proceeding or expressed an opinion concerning the merits of the particular case in controversy.” (1) And according to emails obtained by the Media...
  • Supreme Court Skeptical On Obama’s Defense Of ObamaCare

    03/26/2012 10:19:24 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 38 replies · 42+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-26-12 | Curt
    Even some of the liberal judges appear skeptical about Obama's defense of ObamaCare: On the first day of oral arguments in the case challenging President Obama’s national health care law, justices seemed skeptical that the individual mandate should be considered a tax — one of the main consitutional defenses being offered for the law. To be clear, today’s 90 minutes of oral arguments did not concern the underlying merits of the case, but whether an 1876 law called the Anti-Injunction Act bars the Court from ruling on the suit at this time. Under the Anti-Injunction Act, people cannot challenge a...
  • New Bill Whittle Video: I'm Talking to You

    03/26/2012 9:36:42 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 13 replies · 14+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 03-26-12 | Stoutcat
    Great Bill Whittle video here
  • When Reagan was shot

    03/26/2012 9:36:40 AM PDT · by NEWwoman · 18 replies · 4+ views ^ | March 25, 2012 | smithsk
    Rawhide! It was the name of a great TV Western of the 1960s, starring Clint Eastwood. But it was also the secret service code-name for President Ronald Reagan. As an actor who had once starred in Westerns (host of and guest appearances in Death Valley Days, guest appearances in Wagon Train and Zane Grey Theater, Cattle Queen of Montana, The Last Outpost, Santa Fe Trail - where he played George Custer, ...), President Reagan quite liked that code-name, Rawhide. But not long after being sworn in as the 40th President of the United States, Rawhide was in for a rough...
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow Named 'Porker of the Month'

    03/26/2012 9:21:34 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies · 16+ views
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 3/24/2012 | Tom Gantert
    U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow was named “Porker of the Month” for March by a national tax watchdog organization for proposing to extend federal subsidies for green energy. Citizens Against Government Waste tabbed Sen. Stabenow, a Lansing Democrat, because she proposed an amendment to the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, that would have “extended federal subsidies for green energy, including alternative fueling stations, biofuels, refined coal, energy-efficient appliances, and wind power, among others,” according to a CAGW press release. The CAGW stated that many of the extensions Stabenow proposed were tied to the $787 billion American Recovery...

    03/26/2012 9:16:04 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 2 replies · 3+ views ^ | 03/26/2012 |
    ObamaCare has a date with the United States Supreme Court this week, on its 2nd Anniversary of its signing. Republican US Senate candidate for the state of Pennsylvania, Sam Rohrer, is conducting a National Talk Show information campaign to draw attention to the foibles of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. “Obama Care”) that President Obama signed the Obama Care law on March 23, 2010...