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  • Even The MSM is Starting to Dump On Obama: BYe, Bye Barry

    06/12/2012 10:06:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 35 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-12-2012 | MOTUS
    What is it going to take to WIN around here? It was bad enough that the Republicans declared War On Women, butt now it seems they’ve launched several new offensives, are advancing from behind the lines and have even established an underground of resistance fighters comprised primarily of former allies.(h/t Jayne) And the Clinton wing of the Democrat Party continues to lob grenades at Obama, undermining his bleak message of scapegoating and diversion with shiny objects ("Look over there -- it's a woman who can't get free contraceptives!"). Isn’t it bad enough that we have to contend with this new...
  • Gross Deutschland 2012

    06/12/2012 10:02:27 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 12, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Like brand-new Chinese ghosts towns and Soviet Five-Year Plans, somehow centralized schemes -on a national, let alone international scale- seem to always fall some measure short... or even achieve precisely opposite of what they intended to do in the first place. Power in the Third Reich was so concentrated that most major decisions fell to Hitler himself -particularly military strategy in the late stages of the war- and we all know how that turned out. Yet in a supreme case of irony, today's wealthy, democratic (but emasculated and ashamed-of-their-past) Germany is having the continental hegemony the Nazis killed millions for thrust right...
  • Akerson Admits GM Bankruptcy Not Well Thought Out

    06/12/2012 10:00:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | June 12, 2012 | Mark Modica
    General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, discussed some of the issues plaguing GM's share price in today's Wall Street Journal. Akerson laments a bloated bureaucracy at Government Motors that has not greatly improved since the company's 2009 bankruptcy process. Despite admitting that the bankruptcy was rushed through without proper planning, the Obama-appointed Akerson did not mention the continued UAW overhangs at the company. Regarding an inherited bloated management structure at GM and the inefficiencies that went along with it, Akerson stated, "The good thing about our bankruptcy is that it took only 39 days. The bad news is that bankruptcy took...
  • City Pays Public Safety Officers Nearly Twice Residents' Incomes, Repeatedly Requests Tax Hikes

    06/12/2012 9:55:38 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 6/10/2012 | Tom Gantert
    The average salary of Oak Park Public Safety employees was $86,050 in fiscal year 2010-11, far more than the median household income of $48,476. To help pay those salaries, residents in the city of about 29,000 have twice in the last two years approved tax increases for the Public Safety department. Voters were told previously that the overall city work force was "cut by about a third in the last four years," but an analysis by Capitol Confidential showed that to be false. Yet, 11 of the 63 members of the public safety department made $100,000 or more in the...
  • Occupy D.C. – Live from McPherson Square

    06/12/2012 9:44:04 AM PDT · by Chris in VA · 8 replies
    American Live Wire ^ | 06/12/12 | David Webb
    As some of you may know, I work in D.C. and have the “privilege” of passing McPherson Square twice a day. For the past several months, I got to watch people who claim to be part of some movement on behalf of the 99% “protest” in McPherson Square saying they would make things better for all of us. Finally, McPherson Square has been liberated!! Occupy D.C. has left for good. We are free to walk through the park without fear of harassment, being attacked, raped, or robbed. Victory in this “battle” has come for the real 99% of Americans who...
  • Science Demands Big Government!

    06/12/2012 9:17:29 AM PDT · by jmcenanly · 19 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | June 12, 2012/ 22 Sivan, 5772 | Dennis Prager
    The quotation of the week last week had to be that of Harvard professor Daniel E. Lieberman in an opinion piece for the New York Times. Lieberman, a professor of human evolutionary biology, was among those who publicly defended New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban the sale of sugared soft drinks in cups larger than 16 ounces. And he did so using, of all things, evolution. Now, we all know that humans have always needed — or evolved to need — carbohydrates for energy. So how could evolution argue for Mayor Bloomberg's ban on sugar, a pure...
  • U.S. to Pay 'Selected' Foreign Journalists to Cover State Dept.

    06/12/2012 9:12:14 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 8 replies
    U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | June 12, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    U.S. taxpayers soon will pay for hotel rooms, flights, and even the TV production costs of foreign journalists covering the Department of State. The purported goal of the endeavor is to communicate and promote U.S. policies and "American values." The new project comes at a time when State separately is attempting to buy, produce, and disseminate its own media broadcasts, establishing a paid 24/7 "news" service with contractor assistance (see Obama Assembling de facto Propaganda Ministry; U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor, May 6, 2012). The department through the new foreign media initiative will hire a contractor to provide "logistical, administrative...
  • Long delayed ethics charges against Rep Maxine Waters to finally go forward

    06/12/2012 9:02:06 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/12/2012 | Doug Book
    It was in August of 2010 the House Ethics Committee decided to proceed with charges against California Congresswoman Maxine Waters for contriving to procure “special favors” for the Massachusetts-based, OneUnited Bank. And although “Waters has done her damnedest during [these] three years to exploit as many legal technicalities as possible to try to get the investigation halted…” it now looks as though the jig might finally be up. (1) In 2008, Representative Waters set up a meeting between officials of the Treasury Department and members of a “trade association” of minority owned banks. The meeting, however, consisted almost exclusively of...
  • The Wrong Campaign Gaffe Comparison

    06/12/2012 8:53:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 12, 2012 | Rand Sandberg
    Mitt Romney cares more about the poor than Barack Obama cares about the private sector.As he often does, Barack Obama made a Freudian slip on Friday that once again revealed his Marxist approach to political economy. This is unsurprising, now that we have confirmation that he ran as the candidate of a socialist party in the nineties, despite denials by his campaign four years ago. In saying that “the private sector is doing just fine,” many, even some of his allies, have accused him of simply being out of touch with economic reality — a charge for which there is...
  • They Will Ask, “What Do You Have?”

    06/12/2012 7:51:40 AM PDT · by frithguild · 6 replies
    Radio Free NJ ^ | 6/12/2012 | frithguild
    I have taken a quick look at some of the opinion pieces out there, which almost pray that the Supreme Court will save at least the popular parts of Obamacare. I don’t pay much attention to the chattering class. It interferes with the peace and serenity I find in my own little world, where I can read actual transcripts and Supreme Court opinions. Then I can make my own guess how Justice Kennedy will decide whether the commerce clause can support the individual mandate. Tom has cautioned me to keep my writing “accessible.” So I have tried to write as...
  • The Immiseration Of It All!

    06/12/2012 7:45:46 AM PDT · by frithguild
    Radio Free NJ ^ | 6/11/2012 | frithguild
    We live in strange times, when an arcane rule of law may become a burning national interest. Well, ok - I used a rhetorical flourish to grab your interest. Sometimes law can be pretty dry, so please forgive me. But the U.S. Supreme Court is now deciding whether the commerce clause permits the federal government to compel Americans to enter contracts they don’t want. This is the biggest case of our lifetimes. That is no rhetorical flourish. The law of accumulation, it has been said, results in the immiseration of the working class. Congress was probably well aware of this,...
  • Somebody Stop Me!

    06/12/2012 7:40:56 AM PDT · by frithguild · 3 replies
    Radio Free NJ ^ | June 6, 2012 | frithguild
    The first time I read a statutory severability provision I said to myself, “I just wasted my concentration on something that will never be important.” Yet, severability will become a burning national issue, if the Supreme Court finds that the feds cannot compel people to enter into an unwanted contract, as now required by the individual mandate in Obamacare. We live in strange times. The Court has been called upon to decide whether to keep parts of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or throw out all of it, by looking at “severability” in National Federation of Independent Business...
  • America paralyzed by Obama

    06/12/2012 7:10:47 AM PDT · by juliosevero · 24 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    America paralyzed by Obama Obama forgeries are clear, but, submerged in her own sins, America fails to reactBy Julio Severo Who would say: a spider paralyzed the eagle! By the American law, only an individual born in the US is qualified to be a president. Obama was able to “prove” that he was born in the US, with documentation that is considered doubtful by many today. The most serious suspicion came last month, when a promotional booklet produced by Obama, published in 1991, surfaced listing the future US president as “born in Kenya.” Obama defenders allege that publisher Dystel...
  • Lessons Not Learned? "Grand Bargains" Don't Work

    06/12/2012 7:08:14 AM PDT · by 92nina · 6 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-06-11 | Mattie Duppler
    Faced with the coming threat of the largest tax hike in history, commentators are salivating at the idea of another "grand bargain" that gets Republicans to agree to raise taxes on American families and employers. Any lawmaker willing to consider such a deal is poised to become another fool of history. The 1990 Budget Deal: Starting May of 1990, President George H.W. Bush huddled with Democrat House and Senate members at Andrews Air Force Base. What was Promised: Congressional Democrats convinced a number of Republicans to join them in a bipartisan deal promising $2 in spending cuts for every $1...
  • Mr. (Peter) Schiff Returns From Washington Disgusted As Usual--11.June.12

    06/12/2012 7:06:17 AM PDT · by appeal2 · 5 replies
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 06/12/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    www.FinancialSurvivalNetwork.com presents: Peter Schiff joined us again for a discussion of his latest book, The Real Crash. While much of what Peter predicted in his prior books has come to pass, the ultimate crash has yet to happen. And judging from his recent testimony at Congress, the elected representatives do not have a clue what’s going and what their previous policy blunders are causing. It is evident that they have absolutely no conception of economic realities and that every dollar the government spends is forcibly removed from the private sector, thereby decreasing economic activity and lowering incomes and taxes that...
  • Jasper, TX Elects Black State Rep. James White - The city is NOT racist as the Media says

    06/12/2012 6:37:19 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 9 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 6/12/2012 | David Bellow
    I have written numerous articles about how Jasper, TX Police Chief Rodney Pearson is not a good guy. I just wrote an article today about how this Jasper, TX Police Chief was finally fired. I am sure it will not be long before all the liberal media and civil rights groups come out of the woodworks to cry racism. They will pull the race card and say that Rodney Pearson was fired because he was black. They will ignore the facts that show that Rodney Pearson was fired because he was just not a good police chief who should not...
  • ALL EUROPEAN LIFE DIED IN AUSCHWITZ

    06/12/2012 6:21:33 AM PDT · by jsh3180 · 21 replies
    via email | 2008 | Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez
    ALL EUROPEAN LIFE DIED IN AUSCHWITZ By Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez I walked down the street in Barcelona , and suddenly discovered a terrible truth - Europe died in Auschwitz ... We killed six million Jews and replaced them with 20 million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a culture, thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen people, truly chosen, because they produced great and wonderful people who changed the world. The contribution of this people is felt in all areas of life: science, art, international trade, and above all, as the conscience of the world. These are the people we burned....
  • Without the Lapdog Media, Obama Is Doomed

    06/12/2012 6:17:26 AM PDT · by bloodmeridian · 19 replies
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 6/12/2012 | Snarky Basterd
    Minister of Disinformation Jay Carney and the rest of Barack Obama's minions are running scared. For the first time in a long time the national press called Obama out yesterday, for his "doing just fine" comment last week on the state of the private sector economy. (Except Juan Williams, who parroted Obama, his central processing unit showing its usual signs of damage.) Carney's response to the press: "you all ought to do your jobs and report on the context" of Obama's gaffe.
  • Black Jasper, TX Police Chief Rodney Pearson FIRED - Race Card will be Played

    06/12/2012 6:11:38 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 2 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 6/12/2012 | David Bellow
    Weeks ago I wrote an article about how police Chief Rodney Pearson knew that he was going to be fired soon so he filed a last minute discrimination complaint to try to bully the Jasper, TX city council into being too scared to fire him even though the city has many very valid reasons to fire him. Pearson's Bully Tactics DID NOT work! The City FIRED him yesterday with a vote of 4-1 after a 2 hour long city council discussion over Pearson. Here are some of the things discussed in that meeting, according to the Beaumont Enterprise: Pearson was...
  • The Coupon Whisperer: Fantastic Easily Available Meat Coupons

    06/12/2012 6:10:26 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies
    The Coupon Whisperer ^ | June 12, 2012 | PJ-Comix
    I don't often post new editions of The Coupon Whisperer but when I do, you know they are good. And in this edition I will show how you can drastically CUT your food expenditures. If you are even a casual couponer you know it is not difficult to score stuff like toothpaste and body wash for FREE or close to it. Plus you should have no trouble finding coupons for many food items. However, the major part of any food budget is meat and where do you find coupons for those packages of steak and other such goodies? Well,...