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  • Why Are Conservatives Covering Up the John Boehner Knuckle Dragger Comment?

    08/16/2012 7:06:27 AM PDT · by rightjb · 20 replies
    RantPolitical.com ^ | 8-16-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    Although I’ve been attacked by fellow conservatives, FINALLY someone is speaking the truth about Paul Ryan lack of true fiscal conservatism. And John Boehner’s reply – together with complicit cover ups by some conservatives – had better damn well wake the rest of you up who are partying as if the Ryan nomination means the election is over.The entire 50 second video is here, but I will paraphrase it:Greta Van Susteren: Ryan’s supposed to be a fiscal hawk. How does he explain his vote for the stimulus in ‘08, the auto bailout, and TARP?Speaker John Boehner: He’s not a knuckledragger...
  • Check my Blog Out

    08/15/2012 8:46:32 PM PDT · by Nightlife138 · 116 replies
    Blogger ^ | now | LoneChild
    Check my blog out sometime and give me opinions.. Americalastchance.blogspot.com
  • Toldya. Paul Ryan VP Pick Not Pushing Polls Up for Mitt Romney So Far

    08/15/2012 8:41:30 AM PDT · by rightjb · 57 replies
    RantPolitical.com ^ | 8-15-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    As predicted, the Paul Ryan VP pick by Mitt Romney has not changed GOP support for Mitt Romney, nor has it substantially changed the opinion of Independent voters. The Economist/YouGov poll showed of those supporting Mitt Romney, 38% are doing so because of Mitt Romney, versus 61% motivated by voting against the President. That is only a 1% increase from 37% a week ago.Among Independent voters, Romney still leads the President by a double digit margin of 50% to 36% as opposed to 48%/37% a week ago.This isn’t surprising to PolitiJim readers who know that 43% of Americans simply have...
  • Professor: Paul Ryan is ‘arrogant, reckless, cocky, overly ideological...'

    08/13/2012 10:13:02 AM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 61 replies
    A college professor authored a series of blog posts over the weekend in which he denounced Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan as “arrogant, reckless, cocky, overly ideological, uncompromising, and inflexible.” “It is the promotion of arrogance, selfishness, greed, a mean spirited nature, and false claims of promoting the so called message of Jesus Christ as not caring about the sick, the poor, the disadvantaged,” wrote Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Professor Ronald Feinman. A professor recently criticized Paul Ryan’s nomination, writing in his blog that “it is the promotion of arrogance, selfishness, [and] greed,” among other things. The professor of...
  • Shock: Obama toadie, faux Republican, and professional wuss to speak at Democrat Convention

    08/12/2012 4:07:47 PM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 41 replies
    Doug Ross Journal ^ | August 10, 2012 | Doug Ross
    You may know him as "Jon Huntsman", if that is his real name. Keep reading...
  • RNC Calls It A Lie: But Is It Criminal?

    08/10/2012 9:31:20 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 7 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 08/11/2012 | America's Conservative News
    The newest commercial from the RNC which claims that Barack Obama's Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutler lied may already be old news, but there is still an un-asked question that the RNC is very wimpily neglecting to explore or even mention; namely, did Cutler also break the law? And, if so, did anyone over at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue know of Cutler's actions and thereby violate the law as well.
  • RED HOT Conservative Chicks: Fox News/Fox Business' Diane Macedo!

    08/10/2012 1:53:23 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 10, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Diane Macedo is a FoxNews.com editor and on-air reporter for Fox Business Network, as well as a regular on Gutfeld's Red-Eye and other Fox News shows. The lovely Manhattan resident grew-up on Long Island and is of 100% Portuguese descent... Tell you what else, this gal has got herself some pipes- Video of Diane jamming live with the Huckster/more pics at Reaganite Republican The Activity Pit   MySpace   twitter   TV News Caps   facebook   hitmyspot   pics2fly   PhotoBucket   Wikipedia ___________________________________________________________
  • When Your a Gay Celeb, Filthy Language is OKAY

    08/07/2012 6:41:55 PM PDT · by InHisService · 30 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 8-7-2012 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    Elton John – what a class act. In a recent profanity laced interview with an Australian TV program, Elton attacks Madonna – again. Calling her current tour a “disaster”, and that “it couldn’t happen to a bigger" (expletive deleted), he goes on to say she had to prove that she could do it all and that “she looks like a (expetive deleted) fairground stripper.”
  • Obama Campaign Admits Lawsuit Targets Ohio Military Voters To Equalize Vote

    08/07/2012 3:45:50 PM PDT · by Kfobbs · 12 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 7, 2012 | Kevin Fobbs
    Senior Obama Campaign official David Axelrod, admitted Sunday, August 5th on Fox News that Ohio military voters who are allowed early voting was indeed the target of the lawsuit filed against the state of Ohio. He incorrectly claimed that military early voting was an exception, which must be corrected, so that all Ohio voters can have the right to vote early. As Ohio democrats and the Obama campaign were targeting the military overseas voters and lambasting the Ohio state legislature and the Secretary of State for engaging in alleged discriminatory practices, they conveniently avoided mentioning that federal law protects early...
  • 100+ Disgusting Revelations from Barack Obama

    08/07/2012 10:13:15 AM PDT · by grumpa · 6 replies
    Off Grid Blogger blog ^ | August 7, 2012 | Off Grid Blogger
    #143. Obama says businesses don't make it on their own. #144. Obama said, "I don't believe people should be able to own guns." #145. Obama paves the way for Sharia Law. #146. Obama wants to transform the U.S. military into social workers. #147. Obama is the most biblically hostile president ever.
  • Whatever Happens this November Will Change our Nation.

    08/05/2012 3:14:09 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 25 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 5, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Regardless of the electoral outcome, the possibility of civil unrest should not be discounted.Our societal divide has become a widening and deepening chasm to the point that regardless of who wins the presidential election civil unrest seems increasingly likely. I wrote here about the Civil War of 1861 - 65 and here about the constitutional implications and causes of that war. Should violence follow the November election, the conflagration and its context will be very different. It will have less to do with North versus South or with our few remaining States' rights. It may be influenced by the...
  • Here’s the best method for handling a telemarketer

    08/04/2012 1:49:34 PM PDT · by grundle · 56 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | August 4, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Lots of YouTube videos claim to be the “best” way to handle a telemarketer – but this one really does deserve that label. This is, by far, the best one that I have ever seen: Here’s the best method for handling a telemarketer
  • Senator Harry Reid Must Release His FBI File To Address Allegations Over Mafia Connections

    08/03/2012 5:29:33 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 17 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 08/03/12 | Friends of Ours
    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid long has been dogged by allegations that he was a tool of the Mafia during his former days as Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, and it now is time for him to resolve the controversy by authorizing the release of his FBI file. Reid was called "'Mr. Clean Face' by Kansas City mobster Joe Agosto who had turned federal witness in the FBI's case against the mob skimming of casino dollars," and "Agosto was recorded on FBI tape saying that 'I gotta Clean Face in my pocket'" as reported by John Kass for...
  • Scientific study proves that today’s pop music really does suck [audio examples at link]

    07/29/2012 1:09:24 PM PDT · by grundle · 29 replies
    wordpress.com/ ^ | July 29, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    It’s not just our imagination – pop music really has been getting worse and worse. And now we have a scientific study that proves it.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Iraq War Veteran Disowns Purple Heart Medal in Protest Against Obama

    07/27/2012 5:43:30 PM PDT · by rightjb · 9 replies
    RantPolitical.com ^ | 7-27-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    An Iraq War veteran has decided to make a symbolic gesture to protest the disintegration of the United States and the United States military under Barack Obama. In the early voting for the Texas primary runoff elections, a decorated ex-Iraq Navy veteran came to vote at the Franz Road location in Katy, Texas. Not only did he want to vote, he wanted to make sure a few people understood how seriously he took this election. He first encountered the lone Democrat at the location entrance, who asked him to consider voting for a Democrat in November. He immediately denounced the...
  • "Magic Mike" and "50 Shades of Perversion": Is this "Entertainment" appropriate for Christians?

    07/26/2012 8:09:38 PM PDT · by InHisService · 116 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 7-26-2012 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    Too many of us so called “Christians” today buy into the perversion that is prevalent in entertainment, simply because it’s there, it’s being promoted and we read or hear good reviews. The popularity of such genre does not make it acceptable for us, as Christians, to take part in it. If anything, we should be speaking out against it.
  • United Nations Moving To Legalize Prostitution

    07/25/2012 12:37:40 AM PDT · by ElIguana · 33 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/25/2012 | America's Conservative News
    First came the renewed effort to push the Law of the Sea Treaty. Then came the push to institute worldwide gun-control laws in violation of the 2nd Amendment. And now, believe it or not, the United Nations is pushing to legalize prostitution throughout the world.
  • Muppets Side With Sodomy: Bash Chick-Fil-A

    07/25/2012 12:33:55 AM PDT · by ElIguana · 16 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/25/2012 | America's Conservative News
    Several days ago, we reported that Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino was trying to blackmail Chick-fil-A into accepting so-call "same-sex marriage" following Dan Cathy's, son of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, positive affirmation of marriage and his recent statement that government affirmation of so-called "gay marriage" is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation?” Well, not to be out done by Mayor Menino, the Muppets have gotten into the act and are going after Chick-fil-A as well.
  • Mayor Blackmails Chick-Fil-A Over Its Affirmation Of Marriage

    07/22/2012 4:14:55 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 30 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/22/2012 | America's Conservative News
    Is Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino trying to blackmail Chick-fil-A into accepting so-call "same-sex marriage" following Dan Cathy's, son of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, positive affirmation of marriage and his recent statement that government affirmation of so-called "gay marriage" is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation?”
  • “If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

    07/16/2012 10:31:30 AM PDT · by grundle · 38 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | July 16, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    On July 13, 2012, at a campaign event at Roanoke Fire Station #1, in Roanoke, Virginia, President Barack Obama said: “If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off...
  • PolitiJim EXCLUSIVE: NAACP Sending Dead People Voter Registrations

    07/14/2012 2:36:20 PM PDT · by rightjb · 11 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-14-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    You don’t have to be a grief counselor to realize that it is important to tip toe cautiously around topics involving someone’s departed spouse.  Especially around anniversaries.  Unless you’re the NAACP.  Then what you do is drag the deceased’s name  into corrupt politics.  Or criminal voter fraud. Last month, Barbara Gibson was bracing herself for an emotionally challenging time as a widow.  It was roughly a month from the tenth anniversary of her husband Mike’s death.  Although born “Gary Michael Gibson,” everyone else only knew him as “Mike,” the fun 6’ 4” country boy who gave up becoming a...
  • Complaints about Unpaid Campaign Bills Rejected (SUPPOSED TO BE SATIRE)

    07/14/2012 1:11:51 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 July 2012 | John Semmens
    A repeated pattern of failure to reimburse communities for the added expense incurred to police campaign events hasn’t fazed the Obama for America campaign to reelect the president. Cities in California, Nevada, and New Hampshire have registered complaints with the campaign over its refusal to pay. Campaign Manager Jim Messina rejected the complaints saying that “having the president visit your town is an honor for which the local residents should be willing to pay. Not everyone is graced by the presence of this great man. The few who are should be expected to pay for the privilege.” Messina called the...
  • My "Realety" is Black and White!

    07/11/2012 10:29:50 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 1 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | July 11, 2012 | Ron Reale, staff writer
    By Were George Zimmerman Black, nobody would know Travon Martin’s name. Obama wouldn’t be claiming either one looked like his son, just as he hasn’t previously claimed any of the thousands of anonymous Black youths killed by their peers. Black on Black crime doesn’t get to Obama or Eric Holder. Actually, Black crime, or crimes committed by Blacks, don’t seem to warrant anything less than their scorn. New Black Panthers threatening and menacing Whites at a polling place during an election is ignored. Victims and perps wrong colors. You’re a racist for caring. Barack Obama using a fraudulent Social Security...
  • One Nation, Under Judgement?

    07/10/2012 7:14:26 PM PDT · by publius321 · 12 replies
    "Justice" John Roberts has secured his place in American infamy – on par with General Benedict Arnold. Some do not understand the degree of historical significance his betrayal of our constitution represents because they still resist embracing the broader context in which it occured. This is one integral piece of a large puzzle. The piece has a visible picture of its own but it also brings into clarity the larger overall picture. In order to understand the significance of John Roberts, one must be willing to admit what is CLEARLY the intent of Barack Obama – forcing secession upon the...
  • TruNews: Guest John Williams of Shadowstats

    07/10/2012 5:23:35 PM PDT · by Errant · 2 replies
    TruNews.com ^ | July 10, 2012 | Rick Wiles
    Rick Wiles interviews statistician John Williams who enlightens us on how the US government embelishes the numbers when releasing their economic reports
  • Romania: Leftists Win Elections, First Thing They Do Is Trample On The Constitution.

    07/09/2012 11:43:15 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 20 replies
    TranssylvaniaPhoenix ^ | 07/09/2012 | TranssylvaniaPhoenix
    What socialists do when they get in power: "The governing coalition has already fired the speakers of both chambers of Parliament — an action the opposition called unconstitutional — and replaced the country’s ombudsman, who has the power to challenge emergency legislation before the Constitutional Court. The (Supreme) court’s justices have been threatened with removal before their terms were up, although that idea was scrapped after an international outcry."
  • Study Says Reverence for Liberty Sign of Terrorism

    07/08/2012 4:20:01 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 78 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 July 2012 | John Semmens
    A University of Maryland study funded by the Department of Homeland Security found that “persons reverent about individual liberty are likely to be right-wing terrorists.” “It makes perfect sense when you think about it,” said Secretary Janet Napolitano. “The phrase ‘individual liberty’ doesn’t appear in any of our nation’s founding documents. Its advocates are clearly and suspiciously out of step with America’s basic values.” if you missed any of this week's other semi-news posts you can find them at... http://constitutionclub.org/2012/07/07/semi-news-a-satire-of-recent-news-26/
  • Here’s a bunch of episodes of “You Can’t Do That On Television”

    07/08/2012 7:17:43 AM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | July 8, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    You Can’t Do That On Television is a sketch-comedy TV series that was made in Canada and aired in the U.S. on Nickelodeon in the 1980s. The show starred character actor Les Lye, who played all of the adult male roles – and there were dozens of them. Abby Hagyard played all of the adult female roles. At least five children appeared in each episode, and they always played themselves. Some of the children were on the show long term and appeared in many episodes over the years (such as Christine McGlade, Lisa Ruddy, Alasdair Gillis, Adam Reid, Vanessa Lindores,...
  • Ewww! Hawaiian Punch has switched to using sucralose.

    07/08/2012 3:13:17 AM PDT · by grundle · 23 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | July 8, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Hawaiian Punch has switched to using sucralose. I’m not talking about the “diet” version – I’m talking about the regular version. Some (but not all) of the high fructose corn syrup (which is worse than sugar) has been replaced with sucralose. The result is that the drink is less thick than it used to be, and there’s also an aftertaste.
  • Feds Pick Firms for Wholesale Home Sell

    07/05/2012 10:34:00 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 7 replies
    Housing Predictor ^ | 05 July 2012 | Mike Colpitts
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  • How to Repeal Obamacare

    07/05/2012 8:14:48 AM PDT · by TenthAmendmentNetwork · 21 replies
    Tenth Amendment Network ^ | 7/4/2012 | Marc Gindin
    Fear Obamacare is impossible to repeal? Think again! Here's the surprisingly easy path to dumping this law.
  • The world’s supply of resources is getting bigger, not smaller

    07/05/2012 4:46:47 AM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | July 5, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    According to the laws of physics, the total quantity of mass and energy is fixed. Therefore, we cannot “create” new mass or energy, and we cannot “use up” the mass and energy that we already have. But there is something else that we can do – we can invent, build, and use technology to increase our standard of living. For example, petroleum was worthless until someone with a brain invented a way to use it, at which point the petroleum became a valuable resource. Likewise, today we take rocks that used to be worthless, and turn them into computer chips...
  • The Dark Angel (How Satan can work)

    07/04/2012 5:29:59 PM PDT · by destinedforheaven · 21 replies
    DestinedForHeaven.com ^ | July 4, 2012 | DestinedforHeaven.com
    Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. This is rare for me to even write about the darker side of our one common enemy. I felt the need to write an article on the all too real dangers lying in wait for anyone unaware. Everyone needs to be reminded from time to time about just how much the devil pursues us. We learn in the first book of the Bible why...
  • Ann, You Ignorant Slut

    07/03/2012 10:36:10 AM PDT · by rightjb · 13 replies
    PolitiJim.com ^ | 7-3-12 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
    You wouldn’t think PolitiJim would wander back into “slut” territory after the GOP Primary SLUTSS incident, but I’m a glutton for offending it seems.  (Just keepin’ it real yo’.)  As every Saturday Night Live enthusiast will recognize, the aforementioned title is a play on the Chevy Chase and Jane  Curtin’s “Point/Counter Point” skit.  After a very erudite discussion on some political views, Chase’s character would inevitably respond with, “Jane, you ignorant slut,” allowing a cathartic movement for all conservatives who at that time didn’t have a Rush Limbaugh, much less a Chris Christie.Continued at: Ann, You Ignorant Slut
  • Fighting fire with fire … Holder’s stonewall is being pierced by Issa’s Congressional Immunity

    07/02/2012 7:01:03 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 15 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | July 2, 2012 | Corky Boyd
    Last Friday (June 29) House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa pulled one off on AG Eric Holder. The lockup of Fast and Furious documents by the administration, many of which are under judicial seal, was shattered by his use of Congressional Immunity. Mr. Issa has received a number of leaked documents from unnamed sources. In particular he has copies of wiretap applications which put a lie to AG Eric Holder’s contention that no senior officials at DOJ had knowledge that guns were allowed to walk into uncontrolled hands. Issa has now opened a door that permits him get his leaked...
  • In the text of the Obamacare law, the phrase “secretary shall” appears 1,005 times

    07/02/2012 1:39:35 AM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | June 30, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Kathleen Sebelius is the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. This is the text of the Obamacare bill. A text search of the document shows that the phrase “secretary shall” appears 1,005 times. Let’s take a look at some examples.
  • Wow! With Obamacare, Kathleen Sebelius is going to be VERY busy!

    06/30/2012 8:23:20 PM PDT · by grundle · 13 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | June 30, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Kathleen Sebelius is the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. This is the text of the Obamacare bill. A text search of the document shows that the phrase “secretary shall” appears 1,005 times. Let’s take a look at some examples.
  • Italian Police on Motorbikes, 1953 <video>

    06/29/2012 4:02:48 PM PDT · by djone · 3 replies
    retronaut. ^ | 10.28.10 | Diagonal Veiw
    Synchronized motorcycle riding Italian Police Force....
  • Rush: The Internal Revenue Service Has Just Become Barack Obama's Domestic Army (Audio)

    06/28/2012 10:46:20 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 11 replies
    rightnewz ^ | 6/28/12 | Rush
    'Obamacare is nothing more that the largest tax increase in the history of the world' Rush said on his show, blasting the ruling from the Supreme Court....'What has been upheld here is fraud'...(Audio)
  • SCOTUS Will Likely Strike Down The Obamacare Mandate 9-0, Says This Article

    06/26/2012 8:28:01 AM PDT · by doubledeuceswayze · 109 replies
    Seeking Alpha ^ | June 24, 2012 | Zvi Bar-Kochba, Esq.
    I believe the mandate at the core of the proposed laws, requiring Americans to purchase health insurance or suffer a penalty shall be struck down. Additionally, I believe that it is possible that the Supreme Court vote against the mandate will be unanimous. The mandate at the center of this current scheme is its Achilles heel, and this mandate is particularly peculiar in that the concept should be contrary to both strict textualist and progressive liberal ideologies. In essence, requiring a person to buy a service from another person or a private corporation without having first actively chosen to engage...
  • New Obama Ad Is Senseless

    06/25/2012 9:00:58 AM PDT · by CaroleL · 5 replies
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 06/25/12 | CaroleL
    In his latest campaign ad, President Barack Obama tries to blunt attacks over something he said by claiming he didn't say what he said while showing an image of him saying exactly what he said. Go ahead and read that again but it won't make any more sense the second time. In the ad set to air in nine swing states, Mr. Obama is seen at the press conference in which he uttered the now infamous and ridiculous opinion that "The private sector is doing fine." Meanwhile an announcer claims that presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and his "billionaire allies...
  • Vote PASSES, Eric Holder in CONTEMPT - Obama Executive Privilege, Evolving Truth - Fast & Furious

    06/20/2012 1:42:59 PM PDT · by President O must GO · 86 replies
    Texas GOP Vote ^ | 6-20-12 | David Bellow
    The House Oversight Committee has just passed a Resolution holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for not releasing Fast and Furious documents. The contempt charge now goes to the entire House for a vote on holding Holder in contempt before it is sent to prosecution. The committee even passed an amendment with many reasons why Obama's executive privilege is not valid The Committee hearing was very interesting. The Democrats, like Reps Towns and Rep Norton, tried to say that the Committee should give more time to Eric Holder because Holder is willing to work with the committee to release...
  • Obama's War On Women's Intelligence Continues

    06/21/2012 10:18:47 AM PDT · by CaroleL · 1 replies
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 06/21/12 | CaroleL
    A new ad from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign touts the first law our Candidate-in-Chief signed. While the ad claims the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act will "help insure that women are paid the same as men for doing the exact same work," in reality it was a gift to big Democrat donors (trial lawyers) wrapped in job killing expense for employers and will likely dissuade companies from hiring women in order to avoid potential lawsuits.
  • Captured Irish Mobster Whitey Bulger Exonerates Convicted FBI Agent John Connolly

    06/20/2012 11:05:56 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 5 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 06/20/12 | Friends of Ours
    Following the apprehension of Whitey Bulger after years on the lam many dirty cops, corrupt politicians and wise guys in Boston, MA no doubt are sweating bullets over whether the mob boss and FBI informant will drop their names to prosecutors. However, Bulger's former FBI handler John Connolly may have been exonerated by the Irish mobster. Connolly was convicted in November 2008 by a Florida jury for setting into motion the 1982 murder of World Jai Alai president John B. Callahan by Bulger's Winter Hill gang, and now serving a 40-year sentenced the former G-man says that the mob boss...
  • Obama Joins Holder In Contemptuous Cover-up

    06/20/2012 8:12:49 AM PDT · by CaroleL · 6 replies
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 06/20/12 | CaroleL
    When it comes to the government's Fast and Furious gun smuggling operation, Attorney General Eric Holder is running out of places to hide. But now he has President Barack Obama aiding and abetting his efforts to keep the truth about the program from both Congress and the American people. Facing a House committee vote today on whether he is in contempt of Congress for not turning over requested documents, the desperate Mr. Holder sent a letter to the White House today requesting that the president, " assert executive privilege over the identified documents." And Mr. Obama has complied.
  • Federal Judges School Plaintiffs Lawyers

    06/20/2012 6:09:36 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 1 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 06/18/12 | Friends of Ours
    Federal judges in recent weeks have fired off some sharply-worded decisions involving cases from the plaintiffs bar which suggests increased scrutiny for settlement agreements and fee applications. In one case a unanimous three-judge panel from a federal appellate court has put the kibosh on a derivative action brought on behalf of shareholders by the law firms Vianale & Vianale and Sarraf Gentile against retailing giant Sears as reported by Daniel Fisher for Forbes. The appellate court in its opinion held "this litigation is so feeble that it is best to end it immediately," and "the only goal of this suit...
  • Eliminate the Mortgage Interest Deduction Now

    06/18/2012 9:48:44 AM PDT · by Shout Bits · 151 replies
    Shout Bits Blog ^ | 06/18/2012 | Shout Bits
    Shout Bits has argued that the Mortgage Interest Deduction is not so helpful to regular Americans, but with interest rates at historic lows, now is the time to eliminate this market distortion. Not only does the MID encourage buying unaffordable homes and promote market bubbles, the primary beneficiaries are wealthy individuals as large banks. Eliminating this deduction would actually help most ordinary homeowners. For 2012, a couple filing jointly can claim an $11,900 standard deduction, even if they have no otherwise deductible expenses like mortgage interest. Therefore, the first $11,900 in mortgage interest paid by such a couple generates no...
  • 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...
  • 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 1978’s California v. Bakke and 1979’s U.S. Steel Workers v. Weber to 2003’s Gratz v. Bollinger and 2009’s Ricci v. DeStefano. Barack Obama's...
  • Obama stole money from retired teachers and police officers, and it’s wrecking the entire economy

    06/18/2012 12:35:06 AM PDT · by grundle · 4 replies
    wordpress.com ^ | June 18, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    The negative effects of this are going far beyond those retired teachers and police officers. When laws and contracts can be arbitrarily and illegally violated by the very same government that is supposed to be enforcing those laws and contracts, all of society is worse off. The uncertainty created by this means that lending and investing have become more risky, so it has become harder for businesses to acquire capital to expand and create new jobs.