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  • Fact checking the fact checkers.

    10/06/2012 2:11:02 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 9 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 10/6/2012 | Moneyrunner
    Fact-checking is evolving from a newspaper dominated activity to a favorite sport on the Internet. After all, all it takes is a computer and a search engine. One of the most popular activities is fact-checking the fact-checkers in the media. I thought I would give it a go after reading the fact-checkers at FactCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, a blatantly Liberal organization. This should not surprise anyone since higher ed lists so far Left that Columbia Professor Nicholas De Genova only made news on the Right when he proclaimed "The only...
  • U.S. Jobs Deficit Improves by 1,000 in September

    10/06/2012 1:50:35 PM PDT · by NaturalBornConservative · 4 replies
    Natural Born Conservative ^ | October 6, 2012 | Larry Walker Jr
    Measuring Relevance:: The U.S. Jobs Deficit declined by 73,000 in September, however since it increased by 72,000 just one month prior, the result was a net improvement of an entire 1,000 jobs since July.- By: Larry Walker, Jr. - The ever elusive jobs deficit rose from 11,760,000 in July to 11,832,000 in August, and then pulled back to 11,759,000 based on yesterday’s Employment Situation Report. Employers added 114,000 jobs for the month, while the July and August figures were revised upward by 86,000. Thus, the U.S. realized a net gain of an even 200,000 Nonfarm jobs in September. And, since...
  • Mix It Up Schools

    10/06/2012 1:06:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Mix It Up Schools Plan to participate in National Mix It Up at Lunch Day on Oct. 30, 2012. Add your school to the Mix It Up Map! A note about the AFA's bullying campaign against Mix It Up.Zoom in on the map to see which schools are participating. Number of schools committed to Mix It Up at Lunch Day: 2416Number of schools named as Mix It Up Model Schools (orange icons on map): 73 Counties with most participating schools Los Angeles, CA has 72 schools Maricopa, AZ has 52 schools Cook, IL has 45 schools Harris, TX has...
  • Debate lie detector results

    10/06/2012 12:45:50 PM PDT · by rawcatslyentist · 14 replies
    http://netrightdaily.com ^ | Oct 5 2012 | Voice Analysis Technologies, LLC.
    Here are the results of the lie detector test conducted by Voice Analysis Technologies, LLC. Any questions on these results can be directed to them at Read more atNetRightDaily.com: http://netrightdaily.com/2012/10/debate-lie-detector-results/#ixzz28YPlsnbd
  • A Breath Of Fresh Air.

    10/06/2012 12:23:53 PM PDT · by Atlanticist.us · 1 replies
    skipmaclure.us ^ | October 6 2012 | Skip MacLure
    That whooshing sound you heard, after the first presidential debate on Wednesday night, was the collective exhalation of the breath of every Patriot Tea Party member in the nation. We’d all hoped that Mitt Romney would at least hold his own with the ‘Anointed One’, whose brilliance, we had been assured by the Lame Stream Press, eclipsed that of all mortal men. To my absolute delight, after the first few minutes, it became readily apparent that Mitt Romney not only had the effrontery to challenge the media messiah… he neatly filleted him… in a gentlemanly sort of way. It’s what...
  • Next Debate - President Obama Will Win with the Help of TOTUS.

    10/06/2012 11:53:04 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 28 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | October 6, 2012 | D
    TOTUS will overcome all potential difficulties. Due to President Obama's less than exemplary performance at the Wednesday night debate, serious concerns have been raised that not providing him even one single teleprompter was unfair. It was unfair, particularly in view of his great reliance on TOTUS. The truth is that President Obama needs a teleprompter at all times, even during his solitary morning meditations on the throne in the family bathroom. Governor Romney, on the other hand, neither needs nor uses one for any purpose. Their styles are very different and for the debate to have favored Governor Romney's style...
  • Apparent Gaffes Explained

    10/06/2012 11:25:24 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Statements this past week by both the President and Vice-President that many are persuaded are gaffes were defended by Press Secretary Jay Carney. “President Obama's assertion that 'we don't believe anyone is entitled to success in this country' is not a defense of a failed economic policy as some are claiming,” Carney said. “It's a reaffirmation of the President's belief in the essential equality of all people. After all, is it really fair for some to succeed while others fail? Shouldn't government strive to level the playing field to prevent the more able or lucky from rising above others?” “Is...
  • Obama Economic Policies Exposed

    10/06/2012 11:16:18 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-05-12 | Warren Beatty
    Democrat/liberal/progressive (a very pejorative term) readers, when reading the following facts, will say “See” without thinking about the consequences for their favorite economic policy-maker, President Barack Hussein Hubris “kill list” Obama. What are these facts? I thought y’all would never ask. According to a September 12, 2012, Census Bureau report: Changes in income for the lowest two quintiles were not statistically significant, meaning the decline in 2010 of 1 percent was relatively unchanged. Income declined by about 1.5 percent for the middle and fourth quintiles. Income increased 1.9 percent for the highest quintile. So only the highest income earners saw...
  • Orwellian: Obama Campaign Now Tracking Email Addresses that Have Not Donated to Campaign

    10/06/2012 11:08:57 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 23 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/06/12 | Aurelius
    In yet another mass email to its supporters, the Obama campaign is again demanding money. However, the wording reveals a rather Orwellian secret: the campaign knows if you have donated or not based solely on the email address they are tracking. The email, from campaign manager Jim Messina, starts average enough. Messina touts the President and the money they've raised. For example, "more than 1.8 million Americans -- 567,044 of whom were first-time donors -- giving an average donation of just $53. And 98% of the donations were $250 and under." But things turn south very quickly. The email quickly...
  • Bill Maher Rips Obama’s Debate Performance: ‘Looked Like He Took My Million & Spent It All On Weed’

    10/06/2012 10:25:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 5, 2012 | Josh Feldman
    During his opening monologue tonight, Bill Maher admitted he was not happy with how President Obama did during his first big debate this week. He told his audience that Obama undeniably “sucked” during the debate, and surmised that the million dollars he gave to the campaign was probably spent on weed. Maher surmised that because Wednesday was Obama’s anniversary, “he apparently had the sex first and was completely spent” for the debate. He contrasted Romney looking “charged up” with Obama looking like Michael Jackson on diprivan. Maher admitted that Obama “sucked” during the debate, and made a joke referencing the...
  • Liberal Radio Has the DNC Song Sheet: Romney Only Won Because He's a 'Pathological Liar'

    10/06/2012 10:20:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 6, 2012 | Tim Graham
    In case anyone is in doubt that Liberal Talk Radio-land can display the tendency to all hit the same talking points, many liberal hosts all hit the same post-debate theme on Thursday: Mitt Romney only won because he shamelessly lied his face off. (They find it charming when Clinton does.) Al Sharpton was outraged, as if he never lied as he was callously spreading the Tawana Brawley racial hoax: “I think there is nothing admirable and applaud-able [?] about a man standing up 90 minutes and making his case by distortion and lies." The Reverend added: “Mitt Romney gave a...
  • Will Obama betray the U.S. in "October Surprise" deal with Iran?

    10/06/2012 10:04:19 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/6/2012 | Doug Book
    A former CIA operative and spy in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is reporting that a deal has been struck between Barack Obama and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to Reza Kahlili, “Iran could announce a temporary halt to uranium enrichment before next month’s U.S. election in a move to save Barack Obama’s presidency.” (1) Kahlili’s source for this story reports that a 3 member team of negotiators representing President Obama met this week with a Khamenei representative in Qatar. They asked that the Iranian leader “…announce a halt to enrichment, even if temporary, before the Nov. 6 election.” In...
  • Is there a superior brand or preparation of Gingko Biloba product to recommend to seasoned citizens?

    10/06/2012 9:31:05 AM PDT · by Tuanedge · 10 replies
    My "seasoned citizen" mom is concerned that she might be having memory issues, and feels that she's slow on the uptake on some things during conversations. In the past I've tried to recommend ginkgo to her, but she's resistant to try new things... but now, it seems she's willing to give gingko a shot. I understand some preparations are better than others, and I we sure the natural healing community on FR would have some recommends... My mom works here, she's not a member, but I'm going to send her a link to this thread, she'll read what you advise...~*Thank...
  • Obama Found 800K Work @ Home Independent Contractors-Doesn't Need FUNemployment Anymore

    10/06/2012 9:28:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-6-2012 | MOTUS
    Good news for Big Guy: Based on the newest household survey, unemployment dropped below 8% for the first time in 44 months!!! The answer of course lies with “mathamagicals.” Mathamagicals let you take a bad news day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile: Who can turn the world on with her smile? Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile? Well it's you girl, and you should know it With each glance and every little movement you show it.(snip)This month for example, we focused on encouraging people who have been out of work for...
  • Romney Surges Ahead in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, and Virginia

    10/06/2012 9:24:04 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 15 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/6/12 | Aurelius
    Republican challenger Mitt Romney has shot ahead of President Barack Obama in polls taken since Wednesday night's debate. In the debate, Mr. Romney won handily over Mr. Obama, who looked irritated and confused at times... In Colorado, both Gravis Marketing and McLaughlin & Associates, Mr. Romney now leads. Gravis's poll shows the GOP candidate with a 49.4-45.9% lead. McLaughlin shows a 50-46% lead for Mr. Romney. In Florida, WeAskAmerica and Rasmussen Reports show Mr. Romney with a multiple-point lead. According to Rasmussen, Romney leads 49-47%. WeAskAmerica has the numbers at 49-46%. In Virginia, again, WeAskAmerica and Rasmussen Reports show Mr....
  • The Real Debate: The Good Father vs. The Abandoned Son

    10/06/2012 9:04:00 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-06-2012 | Roger L. Simon
    Forgive me for rehashing Wednesday night’s debate yet again, but some of the postmortems impel me to do so. I’m not talking about the comical excuses for Obama’s failure like the poor fellow who thought Mitt Romney was carrying a crib sheet and then had to admit it was a handkerchief. Or the well-known massage enthusiast who argued the difference between the candidates was due to the Denver altitude as if this were not a presidential debate but an abruptly scheduled NBA doubleheader. No, I’m talking about the more serious explanations for the president’s incompetence – that Obama was either...
  • U.S. Launches 'Flagship Project' to Reform Mexican Justice System

    10/06/2012 8:51:46 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 19 replies
    U,S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Oct. 6, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    Continued modernization of the Mexican criminal justice system purportedly will help stem "the drug-fueled violence that has threatened citizens on both sides of the border," according to the Obama Administration. Obama through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) consequently has launched a new program called the Mexico Promoting Justice Project, also known as PROJUST, which will attempt system reform in several Mexican states. PROJUST will infuse an unspecified level of additional taxpayer dollars to "support comprehensive criminal justice reform that adheres to Mexican and international human rights standards implemented at state and federal levels." USAID/Mexico seeks to enhance broader...
  • OH Real-Time Election Simulation (Romney 50.11% Obama 49.89%) Methodology Included

    10/06/2012 8:42:28 AM PDT · by parksstp · 8 replies
    Google Docs ^ | 2012-10-06 | Parksstp
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhTof708DeHWdFJFUm1KSTAzMFZaeGJoal9Ob1EwV0E This is probably the most detailed simulation I’ve ran, since I was easily able to find the latest voter data at the OH Secretary of State site. Basically, what I’ve done is run a simulation for all of OH’s 88 counties and the percentages Romney and Obama need for each county to have a shot at the state. Romney: 2,781,909 / 50.11% Obama: 2,769,785 / 49.89% Total Votes: 5,551,694
  • Too Little, Too Late: the FBI finally gets access to the murder scene in Benghazi

    10/06/2012 8:06:13 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | October 6th, 2012 | Jim Emerson
    Three weeks after the attacks on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya the FBI finally arrived on the scene under the protection of the U.S. Military, most likely Marines. The crime scene was pretty much looted before the team arrived. The three week delay is being spun as American and Libyans officials declared the area unsafe and that the FBI was in fear of its own safety, which begs the question, do they have an office in Detroit? The visit was conducted in secret, with a military escort as not to alert terrorist to their presence. In the meantime Libyan...
  • Well, that's what happens with an affirmative-action debate team...

    10/06/2012 7:50:57 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 40 replies
    one man's opinion.....
    The first debate is over. Obama had his hat handed to him by Mitt. James Taranto, in an excellent piece in the WSJ this week, suggests that Obama's failure was inevitable, because he's been coddled, pampered by the MSM for more than 4 years, and thus the first time he faced an articulate, prepared, challenger, Obama wasn't ready. The problem with this argument is that it suggests that next time Obama will be much better prepared, bring his A-game. What if that's just plain wrong? What if what we saw Wednesday night is the best that Obama has to offer?