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  • "Mystery mushroom" which leaves Xi'an villagers befuddled turns out to be artificial vajayjay

    06/19/2012 7:37:05 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 17 replies
    shanghaiist ^ | Xi'an Up Close
    Xi'an Up Close 《西安零距离》, an investigative journalism programme which airs on Xi'an TV, has become a national laughing stock after airing a report on June 17 on a "mystery mushroom" which was discovered by villagers in a rural part of the city. Residents of the Liucunbu village on the outskirts of the capital of the Shaanxi province say they came across a strange fungi-like object as they hit bedrock while drilling a new well. The perplexed villagers decided to call up their local TV station for help, which sent intrepid reporter Ye Yunfeng to their sleepy little hamlet to get...
  • CNN, Snopes, Maraniss Busted: Jack Cashill Takes On David Maraniss' New Obama Book (FR cited)

    06/19/2012 6:57:07 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 20 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | June 19, 2012 | Unattributed
    "(CNN) Maraniss reports that the future president was born August 4, 1961, at 7:24 p.m. at the Kapi`olani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital in Honolulu. Dr. David A. Sinclair delivered the baby. "Sinclairs colleague Dr. Rodney T. West remembers hearing from Sinclair that Stanley had a baby, a reference to the mother, Stanley Ann Dunham Obama." Flashback from Free Republic post titled: SNOPES previously claimed Dr. Rodney West was Obama OBGYN to dispute BC was false! I may be the only person left who specifically remembers his birth. His parents are gone, his grandmother is gone, the obstetrician who delivered him...
  • King Obama's illegal immigration edict is royal insult

    06/19/2012 6:56:46 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 7 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | 06/19/2012 | Jeff Crouere
    On Friday, President Obama once again displayed his utter contempt for Congress and the rule of law by unilaterally announcing that his administration would no longer deport up to 800,000 illegal immigrants who arrived in this country at a young age.
  • Here are some of my favorite videos from the early days of MTV

    06/19/2012 6:46:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 180 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | June 19, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel
    I was 11 years old when our family first got cable TV in the summer of 1982, and I remember watching MTV as it celebrated its one year anniversary a few weeks later. I consider the music of the early 1980s to be some of the best music ever made...
  • Krugman To Colbert: "Ireland Is America's Future If Romney Is President" (Watch Video)

    06/19/2012 5:40:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 06/19/2012 | Tyler Durden
    Forget turning Japanese, an anxious-looking Paul Krugman appeared on Stephen Colbert last night to hawk his book and suggested that "Ireland is Romney economics in practice". Noting that Obama "inherited a Depression" but has unfortunately not taken us out of it due to a "whole lot of opposition from 'the other guys'". The Kaped Keynesian Krusader went on to note that "a recession is when things are going down but a depression is when things are down" and suggests an Obama campaign slogan "It's Not As Bad As The Great Depression" to which Colbert retorts that electing Romney would seem...
  • Conservatives Don't Play The Blame Game

    06/19/2012 5:04:13 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-19-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Created for OMG! for America.
  • Political "Death of a Salesman": Myth's Collapse before Tampa : Part-II : 2012-06-19 (Vanity)

    06/19/2012 4:47:57 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 18 replies
    Patton@Bastogne, Evangelical Christian TEA Party Patriot ^ | 2012-06-19 | Patton@Bastogne, Free Republic Member since 1996
    . Good Cheer to the Free Republic "Band of Brothers" ... those Salwart American Christian TEA Party Patriots who REFUSE to BOW their knee to any "god" ... even ... Myth Romney ("Celestial God-Child from Planet Kolob") ... In my May 4th thread entitled ... "Political "Death of A Salesman" : Romney's Pathetic Self-Implosion before Tampa (Vanity) (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2880059/posts) I predicted that Marco Rubio would SECRETLY REFUSE to be Myth Romney's VP selection ... and today it's been announced that Marco has been REMOVED from Mitten's "secret VP candidate list" ... The "Stalinist Propaganda" that George Soros, ABC-NBC-CBS-Rush Limbaugh-NPR-and CNN and...
  • DOJ Secretly Drops Charges in Taliban Case

    06/19/2012 4:28:58 PM PDT · by bear11 · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 19, 2012 | Judicial Watch
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) refuses to explain why it has abruptly dropped terrorism charges against a member of a Middle Eastern family indicted in south Florida last year with providing material support for the Pakistani Taliban. In all, six people were charged with sending tens of thousands of dollars to the terrorist organization, which is associated with Al-Qaeda and has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks against American interests, including a 2009 suicide bombing at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The ringleader in this case is a Pakistani imam (Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan) who ran a mosque in...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 06-19-12 (Thistle and her "It's very frustrating to be an anarchist in America" rant)

    06/19/2012 4:05:39 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 61 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 19, 2012 | Thistle Pettersen and Charles Henrickson
    Move over, Trust Fund Ted Hall, with your "Help us now!" meltdown. Make room, OccuPoet Misty Rowan, you and your "The Huff and Puff of My Frustration." Say hello to Thistle Pettersen and her "Its very frustrating to be an anarchist in America" rant! Who is this "Thistle," you ask? A little digging--her blog is thistlespace.org--reveals that she is Kristine "Thistle" Pettersen, "bike activist and folk singer," and someone who likes to go to protests. She's part of a group called "Cycles of Uprising": "Cycles of Uprising is an interactive, bicycle village, folk music show, circus, dance party and...
  • Liberals on Fast and Furious: Investigation is "Racist"

    06/19/2012 3:56:53 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 29 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/19/12 | Aurelius
    Over one thousand guns are missing. People are dead. Attorney General Eric Holder knew about it, lied, then decided not to cooperate with the investigation. And what are people on the Left saying? Exactly what you would expect: the fast and furious investigation is racist. Never, ever let facts get in the way of a good talking point. That's the motto of the people below. Of course these are just a few examples of the hundreds if not thousands of comments online. "Racist Republican witch-hunters:" "The GOP is racist:"
  • Wesley J. Smith: Switzerland Welcomes Dr. Suicide Into Nursing Homes

    06/19/2012 3:55:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 6/18/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    Switzerland, which already permits suicide purveyors to make a lot of money out of suicide tourism, is now bringing self termination into nursing homes and hospitals. From the Swiss Info story: Vaud is set to become the first Swiss canton to introduce a law explicitly regulating assisted suicide. On Sunday, 62 per cent of people in the French-speaking canton voted in favour of a proposal obliging nursing homes and hospitals to accept the practice. The plan was put forward by the cantonal parliament and when the new law comes into force, doctors in nursing homes and hospitals must respect the...
  • Authorities searching for relatives of immigrant girl

    06/19/2012 3:48:08 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | June 19, 2012 | CNN Wire Staff
    (CNN) -- A 6-year-old girl, detained in Arizona on suspicion of entering the United States illegally, is now at a shelter in El Paso, Texas, as authorities try to locate a relative. The girl, who told authorities she is from El Salvador, had to be moved to El Paso because there is no room in Arizona shelters for minors in her situation, said Jose Joaquin Chacon, the consul general for El Salvador in Arizona. The girl was traveling with her mother through Mexico, Chacon said, but for some unknown reason the mother apparently turned her daughter over to smugglers at...
  • Barack Spicoli Obama exposes the fallacy of Affirmative Action

    06/19/2012 3:29:55 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-19-12 | Vince
    According to Wikipedia, affirmative action began in 1961 when JFK signed Executive Order 10925 which required federal agencies take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, creed, color, or national origin. For the subsequent half century the United States has been debating in universities, workplaces and ultimately in the courts about what Affirmative Action means and what's acceptable in its execution - from 1978s California v. Bakke and 1979s U.S. Steel Workers v. Weber to 2003s Gratz v. Bollinger and 2009s Ricci v. DeStefano. Barack Obama's...
  • (Obama's) 50 Impeachable Crimes and Counting (AUGUST, 2010)

    06/19/2012 3:21:43 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 17, 2010 | Fred Dardick
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article From the White House to the Big House: 25 Impeachable Crimes and Counting that detailed 25 illegal acts committed by President Obama and his Democrat cohorts in Washington. It showed a President and political party willing to break the law at will in order to accomplish their political aims. Thanks to reader contributions and conservative writers around the country, here are 25 more for your consideration. Whether or not any of these troubling examples will lead to Obamas impeachment and/or imprisonment, only time will tell. Regardless, taken together they paint a picture...
  • Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio arrests 6 year old undocumented immigrant?

    06/19/2012 3:01:08 PM PDT · by djone · 10 replies
    WSJ ^ | 6.18.12 | JAMES TARANTO
    "Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff's office rescued a 6-year-old girl from a suspected human-smuggling ring--or, as TP's Judd Legum puts it, that "Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona Sheriff from Maricaopa [sic] County, arrested a 6-year-old undocumented immigrant on Friday." Legum's source is an Arizona Republic article, which explains that sheriff's deputies (not Arpaio himself) picked up the girl along with 15 adults "at an undisclosed location in northern Maricopa County" (which presumably means north of Phoenix). "The whereabouts of the girl's parents or other caretakers is unknown," the Republic explained. "All of the people traveling with her claimed to know nothing...
  • Gun ownership up, crime down FBI violent-crime rates show safer nation with more gun owners

    06/19/2012 2:33:40 PM PDT · by djone · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 6.18.12 | EMILY MILLER
    "Gun-control advocates are noticeably silent when crime rates decline. Their multimillion-dollar lobbying efforts are designed to manufacture mass anxiety that every gun owner is a potential killer. The statistics show otherwise. Last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that violent crime decreased 4 percent in 2011. The number of murders, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults all went down, continuing a pattern."
  • So Now the President Gets to Decide Who Is an American Citizen?

    06/19/2012 2:33:22 PM PDT · by opentalk · 17 replies
    RedState ^ | June 18, 2012 | Teresa
    I guess Mr. Obama thinks that he is the King of America, rather than the President. Because the last time I checked, the Chief Executive of the United States of America does not have the power to do an end-run around Congress, just because they arent doing what he wants them to do. It matters not to Mr. Obama that Congress already took up the issue of the DREAM Act (in 2001, 2009, 2010, AND 2011), but no legislation has ever made it through both houses of Congress (including the two years when Democrats held a filibuster-proof majority in both...
  • If We Could Make Obama A Regular, Every Day Normal Guy...

    06/19/2012 2:20:49 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-19-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • My Immigration Firestorm

    06/19/2012 1:46:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 41 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 6-19-2012 | Sen. Marco Rubio
    (snip) Another issue that had come to the fore began to hurt us as well. I was troubled when the Arizona legislature passed an immigration bill that allowed law-enforcement officers to demand proof of legal residence from anyone they had lawfully detained and suspected of being in the country illegally. I thought the law would lead to racial profiling. As I started to hear more about Arizonas illegal-immigration problem, I recognized that Arizonas situation was different and more severe than Floridas. Florida doesnt share a porous border with a neighboring country. Its surrounded by ocean. We certainly have an illegal-immigration...
  • WWII Veteran Being Forced Out of Home and Forced to Exhume Wifes Body: Needs Your Help

    06/19/2012 1:21:45 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 17 replies
    http://oathkeepers.org ^ | 6.15.12 | Stewart Rhodes
    Warren C. Bodeker is an 89 year old World War II Army Airborne combat veteran and war hero, living in Montana, who is being thrown off of his own land and thrown out of his own house, by Montana Federal Bankruptcy Trustee, Christy Brandon, with the approval of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Montana. And to make matters worse, Warrens wife Lorna just died of cancer this past year, and is buried there on their land, right next to the house. Warren had planned to live there till he died and then be buried right next to his wife, there...