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  • Email providers

    07/20/2012 9:05:44 AM PDT · by rexiesmom · 15 replies
    My email provider is upgrading and now demands my date of birth. Any suggestions for a less intrusive, yet secure email provider.
  • The Top 20% Paid 94.1% of Income Taxes in 2009

    07/20/2012 9:00:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Carpe Diem ^ | 07/20/2012 | Mark J. Perry
    The Top 20% Paid 94.1% of Income Taxes in 2009 The chart above is based on data in the recently-released CBO report "Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2008 and 2009," showing the share of federal income taxes paid by income group in 2009.  In 2009, almost all (94.1%) federal income taxes collected were paid by just one-fifth of Americans (top quintile) and the top 1% paid almost 39% of all taxes collected.  In contrast, the lowest and second quintiles were net "tax collectors" because that 40% of Americans received more in refundable tax credits than they paid...
  • Union-Backed 'Protect Our Jobs' Ballot Initiative Would Wipe Out Reforms Unions Already Supported

    07/20/2012 8:04:15 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/19/2012 | Tom Gantert
    At a time when the National Education Association is calling for teachers to take more responsibility for improving their profession, the "Protect Our Jobs" ballot proposal would wipe out teacher reform laws, some of which were supported by former Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the Michigan Education Association. For example, for years school districts determined which teachers would be laid off by seniority alone. The Ann Arbor Public Schools went so far as to use the randomness of Social Security numbers as a tie breaker if teachers had the same qualifications. Teacher reform laws forced school districts to use a teacher's...
  • A Cumberland Gap between Obama and Econcomic Literacy

    07/20/2012 6:36:33 AM PDT · by Desperado67 · 3 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 07/18/2012 | Rob Binsrick
    This past weekend Barack Obama once again displayed his ignorance of how the national economy and businesses operating within it work. This article explains how private industry drives the government rather than the government promoting private industry.
  • Hayes: We Are No Longer Able To Tax The Very Rich In Our Country

    07/20/2012 6:17:36 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 22 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-19-2012 | RCP transcript
    "Look, the taxes of high -- of extremely wealthy people are bizarre, strange and alienating," MSNBC's Chris Hayes said on "The Last Word" tonight. "And the reason is that they pay people a lot of money to game the system. That's explicitly what it is. And the more of that you see -- literally if you chose someone with Mitt Romney's net worth at random and looked at their tax returns, they would look crazy. You wouldn't be able to understand them. They would have all sort of bizarrely constituted corporations incorporated in the Cayman Islands. They might have a...
  • CARTOON: The First Staycation

    07/20/2012 5:26:16 AM PDT · by daletoons · 8 replies
    Out of Order Blog ^ | 7-20-12 | Dale
    The First Couple, in their never ending quest to pretend to be down with the people, are considering going nowhere for their family's 2012 summer vacation. Regardless of the outcome of the Fall election, you can bet your eye teeth that their next vacation cycle will be a doozy. Rightly or wrongly, the Martha's Vineyard Black Dog Tavern logo has become synonymous with liberal elitist exclusivity. If you're like me, you can't afford to take a vacation in Barry's economy. Once again, this summer you'll be staying on your block for what has come to be known as a Staycation....
  • Reagan on America

    07/20/2012 5:14:05 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 3 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 20, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    'nuff said! ___________________________________________________ h/t Pamela
  • History Repeating Itself: The Vendee Genocide

    07/20/2012 1:11:30 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | July 18, AD 2012 10:20 AM MST | Ann Barnhardt
    Here's my latest video recorded by the good folks at FreedomTalkNetcast.com down in Pueblo, Colorado. This presentation covers the almost unknown war and genocide against the people of the Vendee region of France during the proto-Marxist French Revolution. This genocide by the atheist, godless, totalitarian French Revolutionaries against the Church killed 450,000 people, and has served as a the tactical template for Marxist governments who have fomented statist schisms and then entered into open war against the Church over the last century, including the Soviets and Mexicans in the early 20th century, and the Red Chinese and Vietnamese, and Marxist...
  • Your Legal Right To Redeem Your Money Market Account Has Been Denied - The Sequel

    07/19/2012 11:14:52 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 19 replies
    http://www.zerohedge.com ^ | 07/19/2012 | Tyler Durden
    Two years ago, in January 2010, Zero Hedge wrote "This Is The Government: Your Legal Right To Redeem Your Money Market Account Has Been Denied" which became one of our most read stories of the year. The reason? Perhaps something to do with an implicit attempt at capital controls by the government on one of the primary forms of cash aggregation available: $2.7 trillion in US money market funds. The proximal catalyst back then were new proposed regulations seeking to pull one of these three core pillars (these being no volatility, instantaneous liquidity, and redeemability) from the foundation of the...
  • Five Different Shelf Life Studies:Two on Canned Food and Three on Dry Food

    07/19/2012 10:56:25 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 38 replies
    Grandpappy.onfo ^ | Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E.
    fter granting permission, my Entire Food Shelf Life Summary Article was published in the Journal of Civil Defense, Volume 43, Issue Number 2, Year 2010. The Journal of Civil Defense has an extremely wide distribution and readership including all the Congressmen in the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. Publisher's Mailing Address: The American Civil Defense Association, 11576 S. State Street, Suite 502, Draper, UT 84020 Publisher's Web Address: www.tacda.org.
  • Martin Family lawyer: Trayvon should have been on top of Zimmerman beating him (video)

    07/19/2012 9:30:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | July 19, 2012 | The Right Scoop
    I feel for the Martin family and I even understand their reaction to George Zimmerman’s comment about God’s plan from last night’s interview. I don’t necessarily agree with it but I do understand it. That said, these “family lawyers” they have are nothing but 2-bit hacks. They constantly twist things around and never acknowledge any potential wrongdoing on the part of Trayvon Martin. But what really got me going tonight was when this lawyer on Hannity tonight blamed Zimmerman for getting out of his car. What? Zimmerman has just as much right to get out of his car as does...
  • How the Tabloids Covered the TomKat Split – New Details Emerge and Who got the Story Right

    07/19/2012 8:28:31 PM PDT · by InHisService · 10 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 7-19-2012 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    “The devout Scientologist and his minions subjected his wife to relentless verbal abuse, emotional punishment, humiliation and intimidation, sources say, until Katie decided to break free of the controversial religion,” quotes a source.
  • Mr. President Obama, please stop the excessive handouts

    07/19/2012 7:47:16 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 8 replies
    Sex Change Regret/Info ^ | July 19, 2012 | Walt Heyer
    Mr. President: The only road you have paved for working Americans is a one lane highway to despair with your "Obama Bucks". It is a pitiful scene: Americans, dependent, standing in line like drug addicts at a federal office for yet another fix of money from you. Yes, you have sure gone "green" buying votes. How about this, Mr. Obama: I was on "permanent disability" free housing. food and medical care for the rest of my life It sucked the life out of me. I got the courage to walk out of my government paid disability. I built a real...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07-19-12 (DUmmie Poll Panic)

    07/19/2012 7:11:16 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 19, 2012 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The BEST of the DUFU material will be happening between now and the election...and beyond. Why? Because now the polls are starting to become much more accurate. Why? Because even polls conducted by companies with democrat sympathies know they have a reputation to protect so the closer to the election we get, the more accurate they must become which means they are now beginning to show just how weak Obama is. Not too long ago, the DUmmies were gloating that Obama basically had the election in the bag due to wildly misleading polls. Now that the polls are inevitably...
  • Outsourcer-In-Chief Obama Has Sent More Jobs Overseas Than Bain Ever Could

    07/19/2012 7:03:59 PM PDT · by joeclarke
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 07/19/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    So, its piling on time by the media trying to murder Mitt Romney for being responsible for outsourcing jobs to foreign countries. Business rags like Bloomberg and the Financial Times have been hammering the Mittster for things that have been, for years, ethical and permissible under U.S. law - just as countless other big Democrat donor companies have been doing for years - going oversease to invest and make product. The United States, as of President Obama's inauguration, has an accumulated investment of over 4.1 Trillion Dollars invested overseas. These investments include jobs, goods, taxes, and services, some of which...
  • Lies, Disgrace, & The Obama Campaign Of Hate!

    07/19/2012 6:57:50 PM PDT · by xuberalles
    Self | 7/19/12 | Self
    Do you smell that? That’s the stench of desperation permeating from the ashes of dignity and poisoning any hope of honoring the promise that was once America: liberty, accountability, self reliance, duty, God. Instead of fleeing from one of the worst presidential tenures in American history – or better yet, taking responsibility for their failures - Obama and his liberal minions are waging a scorched earth campaign to not only attack and discredit Mitt Romney in any implausible manner possible, but to singe any last vestiges of respect, decorum and vigor that once breathed the same air and wisdom as...
  • The Art of Building Things

    07/19/2012 6:53:29 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | July 18, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Creativity is an individual act. The act of building something, whether with hammers, blueprints, words, boards or plans is individualistic. Collectives can build, but not creatively. A mass has no vision because it has no personality. It can follow rules but not dreams. The soul of American exceptionalism lay in a society which empowered the creative talents of the individual, not through grants, regulations, instructional pamphlets, inspectors and guidelines, but through the simple virtue of leaving men alone to do their work. Freedom is the greatest creative force because it liberates the individual to build and as freedom diminishes within...
  • Cool Blast Lemonade: Why I Still Believe in American Greatness

    07/19/2012 6:38:29 PM PDT · by Starman417
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-19-12 | Chip Meyer
    I remember my first lemonade stand.  Lost money, but learned a lot about hard work. Now, with Obama declaring war on small business, I wonder how long it will take the Sutton family tykes to be targeted, based on this Fox News article. Clara Sutton talks about what she has learned so far: You learn how to make change.  We learned about customer service -- that we should always be nice to customers. We learned how to advertise. We donate some of the money to charity to help other people out.  We use the rest for supplies. We might buy a gift for...
  • Which One Offends Democrats?

    07/19/2012 5:51:51 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-19-12 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed it, see the story that's making liberals relive their terrible twos here.
  • Science points to God

    07/19/2012 5:48:29 PM PDT · by kathsua · 63 replies
    Hutchinson News ^ | 7/12/12 | DAVE DENLINGER
    I appreciated the comments of Leroy Stucky (Western Front, June 28) defending the biblical view of the beginning of mankind, the world and the universe, otherwise known as creationism. Creationism will always be a very difficult doctrine to accept, as long as people exclude the supernatural influence and presence of an almighty God who, in my opinion, started the whole process. I have never read an issue of The American Spectator magazine, but recently at the library I happened to pick up the May 2012 issue. The magazine, I found out, is very conservative, but not necessary Christian. However, included...
  • The Ultimate Takedown of Obama’s ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Speech

    07/19/2012 5:42:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 9 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7-18-2012 | Zombie
    President Obama’s instantly infamous “You didn’t build that” speech is a major turning point of the 2012 election not because it was a gaffe but because it was an accurate and concise summary of core progressive fiscal dogma. It was also a political blunder of epic proportions because in his speech Obama unintentionally proved the conservatives’ case for limited government. This essay will show you how. When Obama implied at the Roanoke, Virginia rally that some businessmen refuse to pay for public works from which they benefit, he presented a thesis which, like a three-legged stool, relies on three assumptions...
  • OBAMA’S KENYAN BIRTH RECORDS DISCOVERED IN BRITISH NATIONAL ARCHIVES

    07/19/2012 5:28:21 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 1,624 replies
    The Daily Pen ^ | July 18, 2012 | Dan Crosby
    It now appears the worst fears of the U.S. Constitution’s framers were well founded as investigators working on behalf of the ongoing investigation into the Constitutional eligibility of Barack Obama have found yet another lead in a growing mountain of evidence within the public records section of the British National Archives indicating the occurrence of at least four vital events registered to the name of Barack Obama, taking place in the British Protectorate of East Africa (Kenya) between 1953 and 1963, including the birth of two sons before 1963. The record of birth of a second son prior to Kenyan...
  • Don't Die in 2013: Confiscatory 55% Death Tax Set to Take Effect

    07/19/2012 3:45:30 PM PDT · by 92nina · 14 replies
    ATRF ^ | 2012-07-18 | Blake Seitz
    Current Law The 2001 tax relief bill (EGTRRA), drastically reduced the impact of the death tax over the course of a decade, so that it was eliminated entirely for one year in 2010 — a good year to die, joked a number of pundits. The bill lowered marginal rates and increased the applicable exclusion amount, but it also included a provision allowing individuals to carry over exclusion dollars that were unused by their spouse at the time of his or her death. This “portability” measure effectively increased the applicable exclusion for many households, in some instances putting millions of dollars...
  • IMF loses all faith in the euro project

    07/19/2012 3:08:00 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 4 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/19/2012 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    The IMF is now the de facto leader of the Eurosceptic movement The IMF’s latest report on the eurozone is an astonishing document. When the full history of this episode is written, this "Article IV Consultation" will be cited as a key exhibit. "The euro area crisis has reached a new and critical stage. Despite major policy actions, financial markets in parts of the region remain under acute stress, raising questions about the viability of the monetary union itself." "The adverse links between sovereigns, banks, and the real economy are stronger than ever. Financial markets are increasingly fragmenting along national...
  • Becoming more like Kenya

    07/19/2012 2:47:27 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 1 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 7/18/2012 | Moneyrunner
    Writers on the Right are warning that if Obama is re-elected America will become more like Europe, pointing out that European welfare policies are failing as those economies run out of other people's money. Those on the Left are trying to drive America in the direction of a European style social welfare state because they admire that model as more compassionate than the individualistic American way. But why does both the Right and Left assume that Obama admires the European social welfare state? For example, he’s no friend of the British despite their socialized health care system. In fact, in...
  • A very hostile press corps attacks Joe Arpaio and gives Barack Obama a pass

    07/19/2012 2:34:11 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 20 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | July 19, 2012 | George Splevin, staff writer
    A very hostile press corps attacked Sheriff Joe Arpaio and especially his lead investigator Mike Zullo over and over again in an unbelievable display of the media’s obstinate refusal to look into questions surrounding Barack Obama’s long form birth certificate. Both men had their credibility attacked and their credentials scrutinized while questions about Obama documents were simply ignored! It is painful and irritating to watch media’s lack of interest in vetting the man who holds the power of the nuclear football. America’s 2012 election cycle is a repeat of the 2008 campaign. “That document (LFBC) isn’t real; (a) forged document...
  • MORE felons in the White House? IRS says tax cheating Obama staffers owe $833,970 in back taxes

    07/19/2012 2:20:06 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 7 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | July 19, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
    If you have ever been hauled into an Internal Revenue Service office for an audit, think about that feeling as you read this. According to a new IRS report, Barack Obama is harboring at least three dozen tax cheats right on his own staff! Together this bunch has made a joke of Obama’s shopworn line about the “rich paying their fair share of taxes.” They owe a collective $833,970 in back taxes – and we thought liberals were patriotic! These aren’t “little people,” they must be well paid (with our money) and well educated to be where they are. More...
  • Why is CNN Advertising for Barack Obama?

    07/19/2012 2:19:11 PM PDT · by alan8228 · 5 replies
    Moore Common Sense ^ | 7-18-12 | Alan Moore
    As I perused CNN.com this morning I noticed something a bit surprising, an ad from the Obama campaign. Now normally this wouldn't be that surprising since Google follows me around showing Obama and Planned Parenthood ads since I constantly click on them in order to waste their respective pay-per-click online advertising budgets. Upon closer inspection I noticed these ads were not served via Adwords, they were served via Doubleclick. To the layman, this means they were direct sales ads. The Obama campaign bought impressions directly from CNN. Now far be it from me to tell CNN how to run...
  • Everybody's Fool

    07/19/2012 2:03:54 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 3 replies
    Evanescence ^ | Unknown | Evanescence
    Sung to Obama, with apologies to Evanescence: Perfect by nature Icon of self indulgence Just what we all need More lies about a world that Never was and never will be Have you no shame, don't you see me? You know you've got everybody fooled Look, here he comes now Bow down and stare in wonder Oh, how we love you No flaws when you're pretending But now I know he Never was and never will be You don't know how you've betrayed me And somehow you've got everybody fooled Without the mask where will you hide? Can't find yourself,...
  • Obama's Composite Birth Certificates

    07/19/2012 1:54:49 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-19-2012 | MOTUS
    I call this story “The Case of the Composite Birth Certificate.” And according to Sheriff Arpaio, it’s not just a figure of speech: Investigators for an Arizona sheriff's volunteer posse have declared that President Barack Obama's birth certificate is definitely fraudulent... Just for the record, both the Donald and the Sheriff are still making a big stink about Big Guy’s records. And believe me when I tell you we are going to do all we can to keep you focused on the topics we choose. And, despite what you might read at Lady Liberty 1885’s blog, those topics do not...
  • Lincome Tax Relief

    07/19/2012 1:45:38 PM PDT · by 92nina · 3 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-07-18 | Joshua Culling
    Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm in 2012, rising from undrafted Harvard grad to one of the most popular New York Knicks players in a decade. Lin led the Knicks to wins in his first six starts, and became the first player in NBA history to score 20 points and record seven assists in each of his first five starts. After a last-second game-winning three pointer against the Toronto Raptors, his rise to stardom was known ubiquitously as “Linsanity.” After signing a three year, $25.1 million contract with the Houston Rockets, Lin moves from one of the highest taxed...
  • Only PC Zealots and Naive Imbeciles Aren't With Bachmann 100% On This One

    07/19/2012 1:43:31 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 47 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 19, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Who cares what Ed Rollins and Juan McTaco think Per usual, 'warped', Crazy Eyes Bachmann is being pilloried yet again by the Left -along with useful idiots of all stripes- for standing up and saying something many don't want to hear: that having Saudi-born Huma Abedin as Hillary's right-hand-honey at the State Department poses a potential national security threat. John McCain actually labeled himself as a 'loser' on Fox last night, but that didn't stop him from bashing Bachmann's claims, going on to describe Huma Abedin as representing 'what's best about America' adding 'I'm proud to call her my friend'. He...
  • New Poll Proves Mitt May Lose - Coulter Right the First Time?

    07/19/2012 1:37:16 PM PDT · by rightjb · 28 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-19-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    Completely ignoring her original CPAC speech claiming that the GOP would loose if Mitt Romney was their nominee, she and others proceeded to make the exact opposite case that ONLY Mitt Romney had a chance in hell of winning in November.  It seems hell is closed for expansion renovations.A new Economist/YouGov poll shows that twice as many Americans believe that Mitt Romney eliminated many jobs as opposed to creating many.  Wasn’t this supposed to be his big selling point?Remember, all the reasons the RINO’s, and betraying turncoats like Coulter, gave us to toss aside the most powerful conservative Speaker...
  • No to Condoleezza Rice For Veep

    07/19/2012 1:36:38 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 12 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 18, 2012 | JP
    Condoleezza Rice has, in my estimation, served this country with distinction. First, as a member of the National Security Council during the presidency of George Herbert Walker Bush. Then, as Secretary of State, during the presidency of George Walker Bush. A FOX News poll released yesterday said that Rice is the top choice of the Republican faithful to be the ticketmate of Mitt Romney, the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. But she is not the top choice of this social conservative; this long-time Republican. That’s because Condi supports abortion “rights.” And, frankly, because the 58-year-old has never been married; never had...
  • UC Berkeley spends $2480 on conferences for Latin and Asian ‘queers’

    07/19/2012 1:35:35 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 2 replies
    The student government at Berkeley University allocated $982 of student funds earlier this year to send a delegation of "queer and Latin" individuals to a conference designed to "educate and empower queer people of color."Berkeley's Young Queers United For Empowerment (YQUFE), the organization that received the funds via a student senate bill, describes itself on its Facebook as serving "those who identify as queer and Latin." The funds were allocated out of the student government’s “contingency fund” for conference fees, renting vans and “two queen beds,” for the 25 individuals expected to attend the conference, which took place at California...
  • Where Does Ron Paul's "Liberty Movement" Go From Here?

    07/19/2012 1:32:32 PM PDT · by Sark · 8 replies
    Last weekend, Representative Ron Paul’s (R-TX) supporters were disappointed to learn that the stalwart defender of constitutional government likely would not be placed in contention for the Republican Party’s official presidential nomination at national convention. Congressman Paul needed a plurality of the delegates from five states in order to have his name presented as a possible nominee and to ensure a speaking slot, but he came up short on Saturday after failing to win a plurality in Nebraska, leaving him with only four states. Although the possibility that he would somehow still win the nomination was already slim to none,...
  • Life is Not Fair to Beautiful Women!

    07/19/2012 1:28:11 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 34 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 19, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Beautiful women get all the breaks; except in politics. Forty year old Sofia Vergara is the highest earning woman on television. According to the linked article, Vergara made $19 million over the past year, with $7 million coming from her hit show "Modern Family" and $12 million from endorsement deals. Forbes calls Vergara the biggest Hispanic crossover star since Desi Arnaz, and says companies who want to reach the $1 trillion Hispanic market are clamoring for Vergara. KMart alone is paying her $7 million for her eponymous clothing line. "The truth is out that we're in this country and we're...
  • The Public Employee Union Scam

    07/19/2012 1:26:38 PM PDT · by MichCapCon
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/19/2012 | Jarrett Skorup
    First, government union elects politician by funding their campaign and organizing a massive get-out-the-vote drive; second, politician supports employee pay increases, generous pensions and condition of employment; third, union takes dues (read: taxpayer money) and starts the cycle all over again for selected politician. At both the state and national level, public-sector union support for many Democrats has been well documented. One of the largest public sector unions in the country, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has given over $40 million to politicians since 1990; with more than 98 percent of that going to Democrats....
  • Obama didn’t mean what he said? Really?

    07/19/2012 1:24:53 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 8 replies
    The latest spin is that when President Barack Obama put his foot in his mouth saying :“If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen,” he didn’t really mean it. Yeah, and if you believe that, you probably think he was talking about voluntary charitable donations when he said, “I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” ...
  • In The Beginning, Obama Was Jealous

    07/19/2012 1:18:35 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-19-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Many Suffer From Political Stockholm Syndrome

    07/19/2012 1:18:00 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 2 replies
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 07/19/12 | CaroleL
    The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims increased by 34,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 386,000. That brings the total number of people currently claiming unemployment benefits under all programs to 5.75 million. When President Barak Obama took office in 2008, 30 million people were receiving food stamps. Approximately 46 million people receive them today; that's one out of every seven Americans. These and other welfare programs originally designed as temporary safety nets have become a way for Obama & Company to hold millions of Americans hostage by an ever-growing federal government. In fact, many of the administration's...
  • Dear Baraky, About That Speech ProblemEd

    07/19/2012 1:13:53 PM PDT · by Starman417
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-19-12 | Skookum
    An Open Letter To President Obama Dear Prez, Baraky, may I call you Baraky, this seems like an intimate conversation and I assign nicknames to all my friends, it is a country thing. Speech problems are like most other problems, the best solution is usually the easiest one. Even though you may be a fairly new reader, I commend your ability to read and express yourself with the written word. Many people would assume you have been reading for years. As reading skills improve, communication skills also improve. During these periods of personal growth, it is imperative to expand your...
  • I Am Sick and Tired of the BS

    07/18/2012 7:20:35 PM PDT · by lyby · 57 replies
    ME | July 18, 2012 | ME
    I am extremely tired of "postings" which are NO MORE than cartoons... I have linked references to articles for people to read and draw their own conclusions. Alas, I am now ready to "go at it". If any of you have conservative pictures/political cartoons that express our FR viewpoints, please share them. I am ready to "post away"!
  • Liberal Media Bias: NYT Finally Covers Obama's Gutting Welfare Law, Spins It to Bash GOP

    07/18/2012 7:03:57 PM PDT · by EricTheRed_VocalMinority
    Vocal Minority ^ | 7/18/12 | EricTheRed
    It boggles the mind the pro-Obama/Democrat anti-Republican propaganda that poses for news. With each new day the DBF* media seems to outdo itself. Today was no exception.The Obama administration is ostensibly nervous about not winning the election even after having secured the votes of blacks, Jews who cherish liberalism more than they treasure Judaism and Israel, single sexually active women who think Republican men want them back in the kitchen barefoot and pregnant, illegal aliens and their sympathizers, and the dead in Florida and other states that have been prohibited by Obama’s DOJ from purging illegitimate names off the voting...
  • VANITY: Followup to Germantown: a big plug for CORP-CORP.COM (all tech job seekers take a look!)

    07/18/2012 6:59:25 PM PDT · by HiTech RedNeck · 8 replies
    Corp-Corp.Com ^ | July 18, 2012 | HiTech RedNeck
    Hello. This is not a solicited advertisement. But this is a plug by HiTech RedNeck for a job board for tech jobs that actually sees a lot of action. Corp-Corp.Com I only found it by Google searching for tech jobs (OK, so Google is evil -- it's still useful for something). Never saw an ad for it in my life. I was already signed up for Dice and Monster, but that wasn't helping much. So I signed up thinking it was rinky dink, but thought I might see a handful of job listings. Well my inbox began to bulge with...
  • Obama on America: Unplugged and Distilled

    07/18/2012 5:06:19 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | 7-18-2012 | Peter Kirsanow
    If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen because you’ve been a little lazy over the last couple of decades and you’ve lost your ambition, your imagination and your willingness to do the things that built the Golden Gate Bridge, causing you to become bitter and cling to guns and religion and antipathy toward people who aren’t like you, and to act stupidly, just like a typical white person or our troops who are just air-raiding villages and killing civilians. Frankly, that’s why I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect the...
  • Chick-fil-A president: Gay marriage is ‘inviting God’s judgment on our nation’ [AUDIO]

    07/18/2012 4:46:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 18, 2012 | Steven Nelson
    Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, said in a radio interview this week that same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Appearing on “The Ken Coleman Show,” Cathy spoke of his company’s pride in its socially conservative character, but then offered an assessment of same-sex marriage that might lose the popular fast food chain a few customers. “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’” said Cathy. “I pray God’s mercy on...
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    07/18/2012 4:12:44 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 27 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 7/18/20 | Mac Slavo
    It’s not just in the USA that a growing number of people are preparing for far-from-equilibrium scenarios resulting from economic or geo-political collapse. Many Europeans have also taken note of the troubling signs all around them. In the following report, RT visits a man who wished to keep his name and location anonymous. Like many Americans, he is preparing for all hell to break loose and has spent the last few years gearing up his home and supplies for the worst. Like most preppers and survivalist, he has modified his lifestyle to become more self reliant and less dependent on...
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    07/18/2012 4:04:47 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
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    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-18-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    I’ve noticed a dramatic increase in animus drenched comments on PolitiJim within the past week.  Many are trying to pull me – or my readers – into an argument on race and/or on women.  (Let it be noted that PolitiJim’s attraction to racy women has long been over.)Like Debbie Whats-her-name Schultz and the entire MSNBC/MMFA mafia, facts are no longer important.  Like Obama, he will say or do anything to get elected and win a “news cycle.”  He lied about his true relationship with Bill Ayers (who admitted to writing his book), he lied about his relationship with Reverend...