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  • Fox News Declines to Renew George Wills Contract

    01/21/2017 9:19:56 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 21, 2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Fox News has decided not to renew political commentator George Wills contract.. Will, 75, is a Washington Post columnist who has been with Fox since 2013 and was with ABC from 1981-2011, the Hill reported. Will left the Republican Party in June 2016 over President Donald Trumps candidacy, after Trump secured the Republican nomination for the presidency. This is not my party, Will said at a Federalist Society luncheon. Make sure he loses. Grit their teeth for four years and win the White House Trump responded, saying Will was an overrated political pundit who has made many bad calls...
  • Amid packing boxes and tears, staffers leaving White House

    01/18/2017 5:23:53 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 87 replies
    AP ^ | 1/18/2017 | Josh Lederman
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) They line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, trailed by their spouses and young kids in their finest clothes. When it's their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss.</p>
  • Obama Fades Away As Trump Laughs At His Enemies

    01/16/2017 5:21:39 AM PST · by rktman · 41 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/16/2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    Americas Nobody-in-Chief is finally going away, his last spasm of rhetorical onanism completely overshadowed by Donald Trump neatly turning the tables on the media purveyors of that fake dossier that tried and failed to paint the PEOTUS as the second coming of Bob Crane. Good riddance. And welcome President Trump. I have a simple two-word request for you: Avenge us! The last two months have been hysterically funny as President Faily McWorsethancarter desperately tried to remain relevant. Hes taken leading from behind to a whole new level hes actually now behind behind. No one is listening to him. No...
  • Obamas to host one final White House bash

    01/06/2017 5:47:40 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    <p>Their East Room parties have been known to stretch into the wee hours of the morning, and on Friday, the Obamas plan to wrap up their term in similar fashion, hosting celebrities and friends for a final blowout...</p>
  • It's that time. Moving vans outside the White House !!

    01/04/2017 2:59:51 PM PST · by Ouderkirk · 58 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-4-2017 | Michelle Kosinski
    Onambla and the Wookie are moving out. Hope they are counting the china and silverware, just like with the Clintons.
  • Barack Obama Is Throwing Himself a Goodbye Party at the White House

    01/04/2017 9:19:01 AM PST · by deplorableindc · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Jan. 4, 2017 | Kaitlan Collins
    The president and Michelle Obama will host a star-studded shindig at the White House this Friday for all of their closest friends and biggest donors, according to a new report from the Washington Post. Usher, Samuel L. Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce, Jay and Stevie Wonder could all be invited.
  • This Is How Angry Some IBM And Oracle Employees Are Because Their CEOs Are Working With Trump

    12/20/2016 5:30:50 PM PST · by blam · 63 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-20-2016 | Julie Bort
    Julie BortDecember 20, 2016 There's an awful lot of angst in the tech industry about what a Donald Trump administration will do, and if he'll follow through on some of the more divisive promises he made on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, an Oracle employee working on the company's all-important cloud business publicly quit the company via a letter posted to LinkedIn. George Polisner was protesting Oracle CEO Safra Catz's decision to join Trump's transition team. Catz was part of a room full of tech industry leaders that met with the president-elect last week at Trump Tower in New York....
  • Report: Advisers Working On Mid-January Farewell Tour for Obama

    12/07/2016 9:21:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 51 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Dec. 7, 2016 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Wednesdays broadcast of Fox & Friends, Fox News Chief National Correspondent reported, Im hearing this morning that, quietly behind the scenes, advisers to President Obama are working on sort of a farewell tour in mid-January. Henry said, Im hearing this morning that, quietly behind the scenes, advisers to President Obama are working on sort of a farewell tour in mid-January. Im told theres at least three cities, that President Obama will be giving major speeches in arenas. one of them is Chicago, his sort of adopted hometown. theyre looking at the United Center there, where the Chicago Bulls play.
  • Nobel Prize Winner Fulfills Promise To Leave US After Trump Victory(NOT bronco)

    12/01/2016 10:10:40 AM PST · by rktman · 60 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 12/1/2016 | Chuck Ross
    The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for literature says he has fulfilled a pre-election promise to cut up his green card and leave the United States if Donald Trump was elected president. I have already done it, I have disengaged [from the United States]. I have done what I said I would do, Wole Soyinka, an 82-year-old Nigerian poet and playwright, told Agence France-Presse at an education conference in South Africa on Thursday.
  • Michelle Obama Breaks Hearts With Final Vogue Cover As First Lady (photos - barf alert)

    11/14/2016 5:25:16 AM PST · by simpson96 · 51 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 11/11/2016 | Jamie Feldman
    It ain’t over ‘til it’s over. To call Michelle Obama’s first lady farewell tour a roller coaster of emotions would be an understatement. There were the love letters in T Magazine, the relentless, passionate campaigning for Hillary Clinton and the rose gold chainmail Versace gown seen ‘round the world, to name a few. Now, during a week when we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up, FLOTUS is back to kick us right in the feels all over again. Looking ethereal in a white Carolina Herrera gown, she is, as usual, the epitome of elegance and grace. Aptly calling...
  • 'Integrity is our only true currency': Designer who dressed Michelle Obama vows NEVER to work with

    11/19/2016 8:21:36 AM PST · by Morgana · 153 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 19, 2016 | Miranda Bryant For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'Integrity is our only true currency': Designer who dressed Michelle Obama vows NEVER to work with incoming First Lady Melania Trump and urges others to follow her lead Sophie Theallet has vowed not to dress Melania Trump when she becomes First Lady and urged other designers to follow her example. Speaking on behalf of her brand, the designer tweeted a damning open letter in which she said they 'will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady'. Citing the 'rhetoric of racism, sexism and xenophobia' of the president-elect's campaign, she ruled out...
  • Londons Muslim Mayor Urges Anti-Trump Migrants to Flock to UK

    11/17/2016 9:50:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Speaking alongside Google CEO Sundar Pichal, the invitation of Labour politician Khan comes amid rumours sad liberals are threatening to emigrate from the U.S. Khan brought up reports that, after Donald Trumps shock win in last weeks presidential election, left-wing Americans have been looking into migrating. Referencing rumours that such a phenomenon caused Canadas immigration website to crash, Khan said Trump haters with U.S. citizenship should look into migrating to the UK. Millions of people, Im told, used Googles search engine post the election on Tuesday we know millions use it every single day, he said. I heard one...
  • Gold Dealer Donates Gold Coins To Justice Ginsburg as she Flees the USA due to Trumps Election

    11/09/2016 7:38:24 AM PST · by joinedafterattack · 25 replies
    Town Hall Finance ^ | 11/9/2016 | BGASC Metals
    A leading precious metals dealer, has shipped ten 1/10th oz 2016 American Gold Eagle Coins to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to ease her exit from the United States now that Donald J Trump has been elected President. The NY Times reported in July that Justice Ginsburg stated when asked about a Trump Presidency, Now its time for us to move to New Zealand.
  • One Way Tickets Please

    11/08/2016 9:11:47 PM PST · by boknows · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Ben Kew
    The wife of prominent ABC news anchor George Stephanopoulos, Ali Wentworth, has claimed the couple will leave the country should Donald Trump become president of the United States.
  • OBAMA AIMS TO DEFINE HIS GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IN LAST UN SPEECH

    09/17/2016 4:34:30 PM PDT · by PROCON · 27 replies
    AP ^ | Sep. 17, 2016 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In one of his last major appearances on the world stage, President Barack Obama will try to define how his leadership has made the planet safer and more prosperous when he gives his farewell speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Obama's challenge at the annual gathering of world leaders is to cast the past eight years as ones of overall progress, without glossing over the profound problems that have eluded his diplomacy.
  • Arianna Huffington signs off at The Huffington Post

    08/11/2016 8:43:34 AM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 11, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) The Huffington Post is going to be without a Huffington. Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post's editor-in-chief, announced Thursday that she's leaving to head a new health, wellbeing and productivity startup.
  • Michelle Obama Tells Oprah How She Deals With The Haters

    06/15/2016 12:20:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 15, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama explains how she deals with the haters as she prepares to leave the White House with her husband in January. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the First Lady explained that she learned how to turn off social media and traditional media criticism of her family. You cant be reading all that stuff. I mean, thats like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know? she said. You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and Im good with it.
  • Herzog: 'Door is closed' for Zionist Union to join gov't

    05/23/2016 1:33:21 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/5/16 | Hezki Baruch
    Opposition leader and Zionist Union chairman MK Yitzhak Herzog confirmed "the door is closed" regarding his party joining the coalition Monday, rejecting via Twitter an offer from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to resume talks. "Netanyahu, in response to your inquiries in recent days about resumption of negotiations on joining your government, I want to clarify publicly what I told you verbally: that door is closed," Herzog wrote. "This chapter is finished. You are a prisoner in the hands of the most extreme and we will fight you - and them," he added, referring to the addition of Yisrael Beytenu. ......
  • Return Flight: Why A Young Iraqi Left Germany After Only 100 Days

    03/08/2016 4:07:02 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 24 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | March 8, 2016 | Takis Wrger
    Exactly 100 days after Ayad Mohammed left his native Iraq to begin a better life in Germany, he packs his backpack in a refugee hostel in a forested area of the Swabian Jura mountains in southern Germany and begins his journey back home. His hostel is on a hill, surrounded by spruce and beech trees. The air smells like moss, and if you're quiet you can hear the goldfinches warbling. The only thing Mohammed is thinking about is that he wants to get out of there. Three days later, he sits in a travel agency in a shopping arcade in...
  • Fox Business Reports Rubio Will Drop Out Before Florida If Polls Dont Improve

    03/09/2016 3:03:45 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 101 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 9th, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    Citing top Marco Rubio donors, Fox Business reported Wednesday that the Republican candidate will drop out of the presidential race before the crucial Florida primary if his poll numbers dont increase in that state. Theyre saying barring some better polling he will likely suspend before Florida. Thats what his money-men here in New York City are telling me, host Charles Gasparino reported...
  • Muslim couple and their young son are branded 'terrorists' after they were thrown out ...

    12/22/2015 1:58:11 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 55 replies
    A Muslim couple were thrown out of a mall and branded as 'terrorists' on social media because their supposedly suspicious behavior caused concern among shoppers. Alan and Daphne Crawford, who were dressed in a thobe and hijab, were escorted from the Central Mall in Fort Smith, Arkansas, with their son on Saturday after customers saw them filming and alerted security. They had just finished buying $200 worth of Sperry shoes and a pair of Armani glasses from Lens Crafters when five police officers turned up to tell them they had to leave. Police officers showed up and told him he...
  • Glenn Beck Says U.S. Needs to ‘Atone’ For Racial History

    11/04/2015 5:57:20 PM PST · by SoCalTransplant · 162 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/04/2015 | Tre Goins Phillips
    Discussing the Black Lives Matter movement and racial reconciliation, Glenn Beck said Wednesday on his television show that the country needs to “atone” for its past. “I know a lot of people disagree with this — they’re still yelling about slavery — I’m sorry, dude, 600,000 people, most of them white, lost their lives,” Beck said. “The country was washed in blood and Abraham Lincoln was willing to lose it all … against slavery.” atoned for slavery then, but “picked it right back up” in reconstruction. “We just changed from slavery to something else, … but there was no atonement...
  • Texas teen arrested over clock is moving to Qatar with his family

    10/20/2015 5:44:36 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 96 replies
    reuters ^ | 10-20-15 | Lisa Maria Garza
    The Texas boy arrested for bringing to school a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb is moving to Qatar, his family said on Tuesday, a few hours after he was at the White House for an astronomy night hosted by President Barack Obama. Ahmed Mohamed, 14, a bespectacled ninth-grader who became an Internet sensation for an arrest that supporters said was influenced by bias against his Muslim religion, has accepted an offer from the Qatar Foundation to study at its Young Innovators Program. "This means, that we, as a family, will relocate to Qatar where Ahmed will receive...
  • Saudi Arabian health ministry statement said 4,000 people died in Hajj stampedethen disappeared

    10/04/2015 9:22:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Al Bawaba ^ | September 30, 2015
    There's strange news coming and being redacted from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Heath about the death toll of Saturday's Hajj stampede in Mina. As the baffling fatality numbers have shown, this is the worst disaster to strike Hajj since 1990. But just how large those numbers are is a debate still raging days after the accident. The ministry's Arabic website said Tuesday some 4,000 people died in the crush. The announcement's since been wiped from the page, but not before people (including Al Bawaba) managed to capture a screen shot. See it below. Here's the translation: The...
  • (Vanity) First Cantor, now Boehner! Good Bye!!!!

    09/25/2015 6:54:18 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 98 replies
    The Establishment is going to be EVEN MORE pissed at us now that we've taken out ANOTHER of their worthless leaders!!
  • Scott Walker Said to Be Quitting Presidential Race

    09/21/2015 1:10:01 PM PDT · by kristinn · 455 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Monday, September 21. 2015 | Alexander Burns and Patrick Healy
    Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has concluded he no longer has a path to the Republican presidential nomination and plans to drop out of the 2016 campaign, according to three Republicans familiar with his decision, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Mr. Walker called a news conference in Madison at 6 p.m. Eastern time.
  • Adieu to Rick Perry: He probably would have made a very good president.

    09/12/2015 6:51:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/12/2015 | Roger L Simon
    It would be an exaggeration for me to say Rick Perry is my friend, but I can say we are friendly acquaintances. I liked him and I have reason to believe he liked me from the first time we met, when he invited me, the late Andrew Breitbart and others to go shooting with him in Austin back in 2009. (Yes, Perry was one of the first major politicians into new media.) Later, I joined him at the NASCAR races at the Texas Motor Speedway, which was rather like going to the Grand Ole Opry with Johnny Cash.By this time...
  • UK gov't: Earth will only have 12-hour warning to deal with massive Sun explosion

    07/30/2015 7:28:59 AM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | July 29, 2015
    It sounds like a scene from a disaster movie mass power failures, plane crashes, satellite disruptions, and train derailments. These are some of the threats modern society would face in the case of a massive solar storm, according to a new document released by the U.K. Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. The Space Weather Preparedness Strategy outlines the disturbances that could be caused by unpredictable solar weather. The most striking find from the report is the fact that a country would have only a 12-hour warning period before the storm would hit the planet. The worst possible scenario...
  • Texas inmate, 67, executed for slayings 31 years ago

    06/03/2015 6:36:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    AP ^ | June 3, 2015 | MICHAEL GRACZYK
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) A 67-year-old man convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago was executed Wednesday, making him the oldest of the 526 Texas prisoners put to death since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Lester Bower Jr. was convicted of the October 1983 fatal shootings at an airplane hangar on a ranch near Sherman, about 60 miles north of Dallas. Prosecutors say he killed the four after stealing an airplane he'd been trying to buy from one of his victims.
  • Outgoing UN IPCC Chief reveals global warming is my religion and my dharma

    02/25/2015 1:26:40 AM PST · by 9thLife · 17 replies
    Climate Depot ^ | February 24, 2015 10:16 AM | Marc Morano
    Pachauri's resignation letter on religion: 'For me the protection of Planet Earth, the survival of all species and sustainability of our ecosystems is more than a mission. It is my religion and my dharma.'
  • Turkey's Erdogan lashes out as lira tumbles

    12/13/2014 6:10:44 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 14 replies
    Whirled Nut Daily ^ | December 12, 2014 | Daniel Dombey
    ...its lowest levels against the dollar for almost a year, amid investor nervousness about emerging markets. By evening trade in Istanbul the currency had fallen beyond TL2.30 to the US dollar, more than 1 per cent down on the day and the weakest level since January, when the Turkish central bank moved to increase interest rates -- a dramatic shift in policy that at the time halted a precipitous drop in its value. ...Turkey is far from alone in being affected by strong US economic data that has heightened expectations of a US Federal Reserve interest rate rise and so...
  • 10-year Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

    07/09/2014 9:00:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 7/9/2014 | unknown
    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan handed down the sentence Wednesday morning. Nagin was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for various projects. The bribes came in the form of money, free vacations and truckloads of free granite for his family business. The 58-year-old Democrat had defiantly...
  • Time left until Obama leaves office

    04/25/2014 1:56:33 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies
    timeanddate.com/ ^ | April 25 2014 | Not Attributed
    Time left until Obama leaves office...[displayed at link!]
  • Chrysler orders 93 rare, early Vipers to the crusher

    03/06/2014 1:17:21 PM PST · by Doogle · 61 replies
    Yahoo auto ^ | 03/05/14 | justin Hyde
    The original Dodge Viper revealed in 1992 was a beast of a machine an attempt by then-Chrysler exec Bob Lutz to revive the spirit of the Shelby Cobra and give Chrysler a world-class sports car. Powered by a massive V-10 with 400 hp, the early Viper's brute force overwhelmed many drivers. Today, the power that made the Viper a legend appears to be at the heart of an order from Chrysler to dozens of trade schools, demanding the immediate destruction of some 93 early Vipers, including a preproduction model that could likely fetch a couple hundred thousand dollars at...
  • Wal-Mart Relies On Taxpayers To Subsidize Low Wages

    01/06/2014 6:54:56 AM PST · by steelhead_trout · 366 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 1, 2013 | Emily Coyle
    <p>Wal-Marts wages are so low that many of its workers must rely on food stamps and other government aid programs, costing taxpayers as much as $900,0000 at just one Wal-Mart Supercenter in Wisconsin.</p> <p>So how did the reports authors come up with the $900,000 figure? First, they took into account the number of Wal-Mart stores and employees across Wisconsin and the per-person costs of Badgercare, the states health care program, estimating that the cost of the publicly funded health care comes to $251,706 per year for a Supercenter that employees 300 workers.</p>
  • Rose Parade Gay Wedding Going on Despite Protest

    12/31/2013 6:06:35 AM PST · by Innovative · 108 replies
    ABC Newsw ^ | Dec 31, 2013 | John Rogers
    Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair joke that they're getting married New Year's Day in front of 80 million of their closest friends, and the men say they aren't that concerned that a few thousand others may boycott the first gay marriage at the 125-year-old Rose Parade. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses, which puts on the parade, said in a statement that it is proud to have the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's float, adding it clearly represents this year's parade theme, "Dreams Come True." "Like all of our sponsors and float designers, AHF continues to help make the Rose Parade a premier...
  • How do I deactivate my account?

    11/08/2013 6:35:24 AM PST · by VPARP
    The tea party, he says, consists of "people who are angry and upset at governmentand I agree with them." But "I think, honestly, many of them have been misled. . . . They've been told the reason we can't get to better outcomes than we've gotten is not because the Democrats control the Senate and the White House but because Republicans have been insufficiently feisty. Well, that's just not true, and I think that the folks that I have difficulty with are the leaders of some of these groups who basically mislead them for profit. . . . They raise...
  • Burger Restaurant To Pay Entry Level Workers $15 An Hour

    09/11/2013 1:51:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 66 replies
    Opposing views.com ^ | 9/9/13 | Michael Allen
    ... a local burger joint outside of Detroit, Mich. is going to start to paying $15 an hour to new employees on October 1. Moo Cluck Moo is currently paying its entry level employees $12 an hour, far above the state minimum wage of $7.40. We always wanted to be at $15 an hour. It just feels human to do it. Its not an easy job to do.
  • my official welcome ZOT to free republic

    07/29/2013 4:38:02 PM PDT · by chickenpp · 251 replies
    i'm not a leftist my left views: banning all guns because they are the culprits in most violent crime, pro choice though you pay your own way, essential services should be government services like police, fire, water, highways. my center views: no gay marriage but allow domestic partnerships, a compromise to make everybody happy. my right views: eliminating hud, dept of education, and well over half of government agencies. government agencies not eliminated would be mostly shrunk and made more efficient. favoring school choice. repealing obamacare and leaving insurance to the free market. eliminating or weakening most government regulations. foreign...
  • Outraged at George Zimmermans acquittal, U.S. Olympic boxer wont wear the flag

    07/16/2013 10:03:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Yahoo! Sports Boxing Experts Blog ^ | July 17, 2013 | Kevin Iole
    Many athletes erupted in outrage on Saturday when George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed Florida teen-ager Trayvon Martin. But rather than just take to Twitter to express his outrage, Terrell Gausha, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic boxing team, is planning to make a more visible protest against the jury's verdict. Gausha told TMZ that he will never wear the American colors into the ring or on his body again. At the 2012 Olympics in London, Gausha frequently draped himself in the flag. But, he told TMZ, no...
  • Morse Scrambles to Fight Recall by Calling on Help from Boston, San Francisco (Colorado Gun Grabber)

    06/19/2013 2:57:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    Colorado Observer. ^ | June 19, 2013 | Valerie Richardson
    DENVER Senate President John Morse issued a national plea for help to out-of-state supporters from Boston to San Francisco as Colorado Democrats went on the offensive Tuesday to save him from a recall vote. A spokeswoman for A Whole Lot of People for John Morse announced Tuesday that a protest had been filed to nullify the recall petitions within hours after the Colorado Secretary of States office declared that the petitions were sufficient to force a recall election. Meanwhile, Morse urged out-of-state supporters to help him keep his Colorado Springs legislative seat by donating their money and time. [A]ny help...
  • Are You Going To Remain A Republican? (Vanity)

    01/01/2013 8:49:29 PM PST · by Artcore · 127 replies
    Artcore | Artcore
    Are You Going To Remain A Republican in light of today's gutless actions by both the Senate and House? This was the last straw for me; I'm done! I will be switching my party affiliation tomorrow.
  • Twinkies Maker Will Close After Strike

    11/16/2012 4:34:48 AM PST · by RabidBartender · 106 replies
    ABC News ^ | 16 November 2012 | JEANETTE TORRES and BILL McGUIRE
    Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of the iconic snack, announced today that it will liquidate the entire company because not enough striking employees returned to work by a Thursday evening deadline set by the company. "We deeply regret the necessity of today's decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather an extended nationwide strike," said Gregory F. Rayburn, chief executive officer. "Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce and focus on selling its assets to the highest bidders." Hostess said it will seek bankruptcy court permission to close its business and...
  • China Headed for The Ditch

    08/10/2012 1:50:00 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 14 replies
    Market-ticker ^ | Aug. 10, 2012 | Karl Deninger
    Those who think that we're going to "muddle through" have another think coming... Chinas export growth collapsed and imports and new yuan loans trailed estimates in July, reports today showed. Outbound shipments increased 1 percent from a year earlier and imports rose 4.7 percent, the customs bureau said. The growth in July exports compared with the 8 percent median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey and 11.3 percent in June. Analysts estimated a 7 percent gain in imports after a 6.3 percent increase in June. [snip]
  • Opus: The End

    07/12/2012 6:37:01 AM PDT · by nhoward14 · 84 replies
    07/12/2012 | nhoward14
    Here I am to say goodbye. After reading Jim's latest screeds, after translating from the original German, I have decided enough is enough. I am no longer going to associate with a site that refuses to admit Romney is the duly-elected nominee of the Republican Party. Palin is not going to descend on the convention and chop his head off. The site has been descending into cultish behavior for years, and I still can't figure out where all the money goes each quarter. Having been invited to leave earlier this week by Jim, I am taking up his offer. Goodbye....
  • I'm a successful entrepreneur but might get deported

    05/29/2012 6:04:12 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 34 replies
    CNNMoney ^ | May 29, 2012 | Jose Pagliery
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It happens every time Celso Mireles, a tech consultant who runs a successful business in Phoenix, hops into his pickup truck and drives past a police car. His stomach turns. His chest tightens. He could be deported any minute.Mexican-born Mireles, 25, is among nearly 2 million immigrants in the United States illegally who were brought here as children by their parents. Without a path to residency or citizenship, these immigrants are prevented from getting regular jobs without lying or obtaining fake papers. Many are forced to become entrepreneurs. But increasingly hostile state laws have relegated these...
  • BREAKING: Ron Paul to end active campaigning

    05/14/2012 12:02:59 PM PDT · by mnehring · 129 replies
    An announcement from Rep. Ron Paul indicates that the Republican presidential candidate will no longer actively campaign for the GOP nomination, but will continue to work to secure delegates at upcoming Republican state conventions. "Moving forward, however, we will no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted," said Paul, in a statement released Monday afternoon. "Doing so with any hope of success would take many tens of millions of dollars we simply do not have."
  • Perry to End Bid for Presidency

    01/19/2012 7:15:04 AM PST · by FryingPan101 · 87 replies
    NYTimes.com ^ | 01/19/2012 | By JEFF ZELENY
    Perry to End Bid for Presidency By JEFF ZELENY 9:51 a.m. | Updated CHARLESTON, S.C. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas will end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday and endorse Newt Gingrich, two campaign officials confirmed, a decision that could influence the South Carolina primary on Saturday
  • Breaking News: Jon Huntsman to withdraw from GOP race, campaign spokesman confirms

    01/15/2012 6:33:34 PM PST · by Perdogg · 278 replies
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  • Perry scraps South Carolina schedule

    01/04/2012 12:37:11 AM PST · by PAConservative1 · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/4/2012 | Peter Hamby
    Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) Rick Perry's "re-assessing" phase will apparently last through the remainder of the week. After his disappointing fifth place finish in the Iowa caucuses, the Texas governor has scrapped his entire campaign schedule and will return to Austin to ponder whether to forge ahead with his bid.