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  • 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 WŁrger
    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 Donít 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 donít increase in that state. ďTheyíre saying barring some better pollingÖ he will likely suspend before Florida. Thatís what his money-men here in New York City are telling me,Ē 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 ‚ÄėAtone‚Äô 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 ‚Äúatone‚ÄĚ for its past. ‚ÄúI know a lot of people disagree with this ‚ÄĒ they‚Äôre still yelling about slavery ‚ÄĒ I‚Äôm sorry, dude, 600,000 people, most of them white, lost their lives,‚ÄĚ Beck said. ‚ÄúThe country was washed in blood and Abraham Lincoln was willing to lose it all ‚Ķ against slavery.‚ÄĚ atoned for slavery then, but ‚Äúpicked it right back up‚ÄĚ in reconstruction. ‚ÄúWe just changed from slavery to something else, ‚Ķ 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 stampedeóthen disappeared

    10/04/2015 9:22:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Al Bawaba ^ | September 30, 2015
    There's strange news coming ó and being redacted ó 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 Ė 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 ďSpace Weather Preparedness StrategyĒ 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) ó 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 Ďis my religion and my dharmaí

    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 ó 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 ó 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-Martís 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 reportís 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 stateís 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 governmentóand 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. ďWe always wanted to be at $15 an hour. It just feels human to do it. Itís 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 Zimmermanís acquittal, U.S. Olympic boxer wonít 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
    DENVERĖ 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 Stateís 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. ď[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... Chinaís 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. ó 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) Ė 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.
  • Rick Perry to "reassess" campaign

    01/03/2012 10:02:42 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 147 replies · 1+ views
    CBS NEWS ^ | Tuesday January 3, 2012
    After a disappointing fifth-place finish in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses, Texas Governor Rick Perry said he is going home to Texas to assess "whether there is a path forward for myself in this race." "With the voters' decision tonight in Iowa, I've decided to return to Texas, assess the results of tonight's caucus, determine whether there is a path forward for myself in this race," Perry told supporters at the end of the night. The candidate, once considered a frontrunner in the race for the GOP nomination, earned just 10 percent on Tuesday's contest with more
  • Don't Write Off Rick Perry

    01/03/2012 1:31:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 3, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I mentioned Rick Perry earlier. He's out doing the media rounds today, and he's sounding good -- and he had a great exchange with Mike Allen of Politico. Everybody that says, "Ah, Perry is a nice guy, but he looks slow, Rush." I can't tell you the number of people, wherever I go, whose number one complaint about practically every Republican hopeful is that somebody thinks they're stupid or that they sound stupid or that they talk stupid, or that they talk dumb. It's really a powerful, influential thing that has happened here. Some people tell me,...
  • Perry trying to make a comeback in Iowa

    12/31/2011 1:55:13 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 36 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 31, 2011 | James Oliphant
    ........There remains no one in the GOP field quite like Perry, a plain-speaking governor from a sprawling, Southwestern state who, when he says he's never been a creature of Washington, is telling it straight. With the debates behind him, he's been able to play to his strengths, his record as an 11-year governor, his anti-government attitude, and his capacity to bond with voters through allusions to faith, farm work and military service. But there's no doubt he has altered his approach. Gone are the days when he tried to stand toe-to-toe with front-runner Mitt Romney and boast about his job-creation...
  • Rick Perry campaign plays blame game

    12/31/2011 9:34:29 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 68 replies · 1+ views
    politico.com ^ | December 31, 2011 | MARTIN and HABERMAN
    With a revamped message and a significant TV presence here, Rick Perry is hoping to revive his disappointing presidential campaign with a surprise finish Tuesday. But even as they hold out hope that Perry can find a way back into contention, some of his advisers have begun laying the groundwork to explain how the Texas governor bombed so dramatically in a race that he seemed to control for a brief period upon his entry in August. Their explanations for the nosedive come against the backdrop of a campaign riven by an intense, behind-the-scenes power struggle that took place largely between...
  • 2011, Buh-Bye! (Jib Jab)

    12/22/2011 9:33:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/20/11 | Jib Jab
    From Charlie Sheen's #winning tweets to the debt ceiling crisis and global protests, it seems the whole world went nuts in 2011. Join us as we reminisce about the most notorious moments of the year in our 7th annual year in review... this time sung by a popsicle stick puppet choir! 2011, Buh-Bye! Lyrics Two Thousand Eleven was hairy, A year unlike any we've seen. There were Schweddy Balls from Ben & Jerry, And a warlock assassin named Sheen! Winning! Lohan! Strauss-Kahn! Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Cain- THREE 9s! Big Trials! Love Childs! Two Thousand Eleven, buh-bye! AGHAGHAGHAG!
  • Is Alabama Immigration Law Creating a 'Humanitarian Crisis'? (Barf Alert)

    10/08/2011 6:31:53 PM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 6, 2011 | Patrik Jonsson
    US teachers unions and Hispanic activists said Wednesday that an Arizona-style immigration law upheld by a federal judge last week is creating a "humanitarian crisis" as thousands of parents keep their children home, fearing that teachers will act as immigration agents. Alabama's first Republican supermajority since Reconstruction approved this summer what many consider America's toughest immigration law. And last week, federal Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn surprised many Americans when she upheld key parts of the law Ė including a portion that says schools must check the immigration status of children when they enroll, as well as the status of their...
  • A Message from Russ [Feingold to not run in 2012 (D-WI)]

    08/19/2011 6:41:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    http://www.progressivesunited.org ^ | 08-19-2011 | Russ Feingold
    I am grateful for the friendship and support of so many fellow Wisconsinites who suggested I consider running for statewide office in the coming months. While I may seek elective office again someday, I have decided not to run for public office during 2012. This was a difficult decision, as I thoroughly enjoyed my tenure in both the State Senate and the U.S. Senate, and I know that progressives are eager to reverse some of the outrageous policies being pursued by corporate interests at both the state and federal levels. I am also well aware that I have a very...
  • Pawlenty Quitting Presidential Race

    08/14/2011 6:07:08 AM PDT · by GRRRRR · 301 replies
    Foxnews TV ^ | 08-13-11
    Story to Follow Breaking News Alert Only from Fox at 850h on TeeVee...
  • Ron Paul won't seek congressional term in 2012

    07/12/2011 9:20:57 AM PDT · by sunmars · 117 replies
    thefacts.com ^ | Tue Jul 12, 2011 | John Tompkins
    LAKE JACKSON ó After serving almost 24 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Ron Paul told The Facts this morning he will not be seeking another term for the District 14 seat. Paul, 75, will instead focus on his quest for the presidency in 2012. ďI felt it was better that I concentrate on one election,Ē Paul said. ďItís about that time when I should change tactics.Ē His announcement will give enough time for anyone with aspirations for his seat to think about running, he said. Paul didnít want to wait for filing in the 2012 primary to...
  • JimRob's Imperious Pronouncement (Vanity)

    05/27/2011 10:36:25 AM PDT · by Dr. Zzyzx · 300 replies
    Friday, May 21, 2011 | Dr. Zzyzx
    Freeper Friends, I was saddened by JimRob's imperious pronouncement yesterday, and the ensuing comments & zots. Here's why. One of this site's primary pillars is the Bill of Rights which calls for Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Right to a trial by jury. We believe in those things. We believe in them to the point of being willing to sacrifice our lives for them. And yet on this site, when a JimRob cuts people off for what they say or believe Freepers cheer him like Baghdad Bob would cheer Saddam Hussein! That's not America folks! "He owns the site!"...
  • Leading Republican claims Barack Obama grew up in Kenya (uh oh, Huck)

    03/01/2011 6:54:59 PM PST · by STARWISE · 26 replies
    A possible Republican presidential candidate suggested in a radio interview that President Barack Obama's childhood in Kenya shaped his world-view Ė even though Mr Obama did not visit Kenya until he was in his 20s. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told a New York radio station on Monday that Mr Obama's youth led him to resent the West, which he said explains why Mr Obama's foreign policy differs so greatly from that of his predecessors. "One thing that I do know is his having grown up in Kenya, his view of the Brits, for example, (is) very different than the...
  • Breaking News: Egyptian State TV "President Hosni Mubarak Will Make 'Important' Statement Soon"

    02/11/2011 7:14:25 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 122 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2/11/2011
    Developing.....
  • Outgoing GOP congressman: 'Credible conservatives' not about Obama 'hatred'

    12/31/2010 8:22:08 PM PST · by speciallybland · 153 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/31/2010 | Bridget Johnson
    Outgoing Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) said Thursday that a "credible conservative" movement that doesn't focus on "hatred" of President Obama is needed. Inglis was defeated in a landslide by Trey Gowdy in the June primary runoff. Gowdy, a staunch conservative and Tea Party favorite, went on to win the 4th District seat in November. Inglis lamented on CNN that the current wave of populist conservatism is unlike that of Ronald Reagan. "We'll get through and we'll get back to optimistic conservatism," he said. "We just got to get through this unfortunate period." The congressman said he was wounded in his...
  • Marilyn Buck, radical jailed 25 years for role in deadly Brink's heist, dies in NY at age 62

    08/07/2010 6:27:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    AP ^ | August 6, 2010 | DAVID B. CARUSO
    Marilyn Buck, a violent leftist incarcerated for 25 years for her role in some of the most notorious radical acts of the 1980s, including the bombing of the U.S. Capitol and a deadly armored car heist, has died in Brooklyn. She was 62. On Oct. 20, 1981, she was part of a group of Weather Underground and Black Liberation Army members who ambushed a Brink's armored car carrying $1.6 million at a mall in Nanuet, N.Y. One guard was killed at the scene. A second was badly wounded. Two police officers were subsequently killed after they pulled over one of...
  • Kagan Partial-Birth Abortion Role 'Seriously Compromised' Federal Court Testimony: Report

    07/16/2010 4:22:48 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/16/10 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Americans United for Life (AUL) has issued a report shedding new light on Kagan's role in manipulating key medical testimony on partial-birth abortion, saying that she failed to admit her actions in Senate confirmation hearings and calling on lawmakers to investigate. It was revealed last month that an amendment to a statement issued by the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists on partial-birth abortion, which Kagan is believed to have added, tampered with medical testimony†that proved crucial to later litigation. "Because of the lack of other reliable scientific data, the ACOG Policy...
  • 2.5 Million Muslims Threaten to Leave Facebook

    07/14/2010 8:49:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 85 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wed, Jul 14, 2010 | LORI PREUITT
    Facebook has a new PR issue on its hands. Apparently, its made as many as 2.5 million customers mad enough to threaten a boycott. The group claims to represent Muslims who are mad about the removal of four Facebook pages. These are the pages no longer available on the site: Facebook.com/Rassoul.Allaah Facebook.com/Logo.Ramadan LikesFacebook.com/I.Love.Mohammed Facebook.com/Quran.Lovers The deadline is a week from today. The group claims it has hundreds of thousands of users who are ready to jump ship to another site called madina.com, which is a Islamic social networking site. For now, the group is trying to get its message out...
  • Hispanics abandon Arizona, fleeing economy, immigration law

    06/11/2010 11:45:58 AM PDT · by Borges · 63 replies · 1,422+ views
    Arizonaís hard-hitting immigration law is driving Hispanics out of the state weeks before the controversial law goes into effect. Although concrete figures are not available, anecdotal evidence suggests Hispanics, both legal residents and illegal immigrants, are starting to flee. Schools in Hispanic neighborhoods are reporting abnormal enrollment drops, and businesses that serve Hispanics also report that business is down, according to a USA Today report published Wednesday. The report suggests that the immigration law is compounding demographic trends that have already significantly curtailed illegal immigration during the past two years. The bad economy has been the primary deterrent to many...