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  • Obama vs. America

    08/16/2010 2:24:40 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 25 replies
    The Corner National Review ^ | August 16, 2010 | Peter Kirsanow
    President Obama’s statements regarding the proposed Ground Zero mosque are the latest in a series of indicators that we are at a very peculiar pass: We have a president who doesn’t get America. For the first time in history we have a president whose default setting is in opposition to the general sensibilities of the American people. His behavior too frequently suggests that he’s playing a cosmic joke on Americans’ essential decency, considered patriotism, and belief in American exceptionalism. You don’t need to have been a lecturer in constitutional law like Obama to know that the mosque’s backers have a...
  • What are the Benefits of Closing the Federal Reserve?

    08/11/2010 5:08:14 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 11, 2010 | Raisingdemocracy
    After the Fed is dead our private property will be better protected from the easy money, scarce money mortgage rip offs that private bankers have used for generations to swindle away the farms, homes, and businesses that we and our ancestors have worked so hard to acquire. With the Fed dead and gone every family will be better able to establish a hearth and home from which family stability, security, and prosperity can grow from generation to generation. With the Fed dead we can use our common money system to begin building new roads to prosperity. When individuals and families...
  • Japan: America's Lost Decade (video)

    08/06/2010 2:37:47 PM PDT · by Razzz42 · 4 replies
    The National Inflation Association ^ | 08.06.2010 | InflationUS
    Video link... http://inflation.us/videos.html Will the U.S. economy experience hyperinflation or deflation like Japan?
  • Romney: 'Federal Reserve is audited'

    08/05/2010 7:29:59 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 5, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Mitt Romney's visit to New Hampshire triggers questions about his stance regarding the Federal Reserve. This is partial raw tape; more vid to follow.
  • Hyperflation Nation part 2 of 3

    08/01/2010 1:43:54 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Youtube ^ | RONPAUL2012PRESIDENT
    This video provides shocking details about the future of America's economy. It's a MUST WATCH.
  • Ron Paul: Fed can't co-exist with freedom

    07/31/2010 4:28:56 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | RidleyReport
    Dr. Ron Paul explains why income tax and the FED are contradictory to individualist freedom. Most freepers disagree w/ Dr. Paul on foreign policy and I do too but this video is worth listening to.
  • (Juan) McCain stakes out a harder line on illegal immigration (FLIP FLOPPIN' RINO BUM ALERT!)

    07/30/2010 6:41:07 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 34 replies · 2+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 2010-07-30 | Todd J. Gillman
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Sen. John McCain hasn't always talked tough on immigration. That haunted his presidential ambitions, and now his political survival hinges on whether he can show that his conversion is genuine. It hasn't been easy. Boycotts, vigils and a legal fight over the state's attempted crackdown on illegal immigrants have kept voters attuned to each nuance in his run for re-election. "Since 2007, I've said we have to secure the border first. I said it in 2008 and 2009 and 2010," McCain told 120 people at a town hall meeting in suburban Phoenix. Leaning against the back wall...
  • Ten Things You Should Know about Rand Paul (For one, he knows he blew the Rachel Maddow interview)

    07/14/2010 8:29:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 07/14/2010 | Kevin Williamson
    I spent some time yesterday with Rand Paul, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Kentucky and the son of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. He dropped by National Review for a long interview with the editors and then did an event in the evening at Webster Hall in New York. I found him surprisingly impressive. A few thoughts: 1. Rand Paul cares about the national debt. It’s his No. 1 issue. It’s also his No. 2 issue and his No. 3 issue. 2. Rand Paul is willing to go after his fellow Republicans on spending: “They didn’t balance the budget...
  • Ron Paul Considering 2012 Presidential Run in Another Third Party Campaign

    07/09/2010 5:49:12 AM PDT · by mnehring · 81 replies · 2+ views
    U.S. (ChattahBox) – Be prepared for more annoying copy/paste ‘Vote Ron Paul’ comments on every forum, message board, media site, and news source. Ron Paul has announced that he is official considering a 2012 run for president, CNN reports. The Texas Republican Rep. has run in the past, and he hasn’t gotten far. Though having a small group of extremely loyal supporters, most of which are Independent or Libertarian voters, he is unable to garner enough support for a GOP nomination. As for running on a third party docket, that has never gone well for any politician. It is doubtful...
  • Ron Paul: Has Capitalism Failed?

    07/28/2010 1:23:40 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 10 replies · 2+ views
    Ron Paul via Mises.org via Youtube ^ | April 16, 2008 | Ron Paul
    Explanation on why capitalism HAS NOT FAILED and N0bama is clearly leading us to socialism and gov. takeover.
  • CHELSEA'S WEDDING PANIC

    07/27/2010 9:10:47 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 154 replies · 8+ views
    CHELSEA CLINTON in full meltdown mode after severe panic attacks - that new hubby will be a cheater. Panicky bride-to-be Chelsea Clinton is secretly undergoing emergency prenuptial counseling ordered by her mom Hillary, insiders say. "Chelsea is a nervous wreck as her wedding approaches. She's terrified that she'll disgrace herself and her family," a Clinton family friend told The ENQUIRER. The 30-year-old former first daughter is set to wed Wall Street-er Marc Mezvinsky in a $1 million dream wedding on July 31 at the Astor Courts, a 50-acre private estate in Rhinebeck, N.Y. But now she's having second thoughts. "Chelsea...
  • Florida church sponsors 'International Burn a Koran Day'

    07/25/2010 10:19:08 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 81 replies · 2+ views
    LA Atheism Examiner ^ | July 22, 2010 | Hugh Kramer
    The Dove World Outreach Center, a non-denominational church in Gainesville FL, is planning to mark this year's anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a little bonfire of Korans, the holy book of Islam. They even have a Facebook page with a mission statement to justify their actions: "On September 11th, 2010 we will burn the Koran on the property of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, FL in remembrance of the fallen victims of 9/11 and to stand against the evil of Islam. Islam is of the devil!" The church, which also protests against issues such as...
  • DISCLOSE Act Assault on First Amendment Continues

    07/24/2010 8:15:38 AM PDT · by opentalk · 58 replies · 2+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | July 23, 2010 | Hans von Spakovsky
    For those of you who believe in bygone notions like free speech rights and the ability to criticize politicians when they do things like nationalize 1/5 of the U.S. economy, you better taken advantage of that while you can. Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has filed for cloture on the DISCLOSE Act, S. 3628, which is intended to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United and impose burdensome new disclosure requirements. The cloture vote will probably occur next Tuesday in a move that avoids committee hearings. If Reid can get 60 votes, then the Schumer/Van Hollen Sedition Act...
  • Should We Kill the Fed?

    04/03/2009 9:20:01 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 59 replies · 2,116+ views
    Townhall ^ | April 03, 2009 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    For the financial crisis that has wiped out trillions in wealth, many have felt the lash of public outrage. Fannie and Freddie. The idiot-bankers. The AIG bonus babies. The Bush Republicans and Barney Frank Democrats who bullied banks into making mortgages to minorities who could not afford the houses they were moving into. But the Big Kahuna has escaped. The Federal Reserve. "(T)he very people who devised the policies that produced the mess are now posing as the wise public servants who will show us the way out," writes Thomas Woods in "Meltdown." Already in its sixth week on the...
  • Ron Paul: Media "Amen corner" poo poos gold

    07/24/2010 2:21:26 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 48 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | July 24, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Ron Paul explains why we need to put our money in gold and how we can do that as America slowly drifts towards socialism. I'm fully aware I can't change any one's mind about Dr. Paul on FR but please listen to this video you might agree with some of what he says.
  • Paul Krugman : That 1937 Feeling (Nobel Laureate recommends MORE SPENDING to avoid a repeat)

    01/04/2010 7:12:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 842+ views
    New York Times ^ | 01/04/2010 | Paul Krugman
    Here’s what’s coming in economic news: The next employment report could show the economy adding jobs for the first time in two years. The next G.D.P. report is likely to show solid growth in late 2009. There will be lots of bullish commentary — and the calls we’re already hearing for an end to stimulus, for reversing the steps the government and the Federal Reserve took to prop up the economy, will grow even louder. But if those calls are heeded, we’ll be repeating the great mistake of 1937, when the Fed and the Roosevelt administration decided that the Great...
  • An Angry President Obama loses his cool as Copenhagen freezes

    12/18/2009 6:35:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 121 replies · 7,044+ views
    The Examiner ^ | December 18, 2009 | William Hughes
    Our president is quite the angry man these days. Perhaps his heart is two sizes too small, or maybe he just hates the residents of Who-ville (and “bitter Americans clinging to guns and religion” here in America.) Perhaps being forced by public opinion to retain the “religious” aspect of White House Christmas decorations has placed our man in Washington in a foul mood. Perhaps, it is the fact that he is now the most unpopular president ever recorded this early into a first term. Perhaps it’s because his “stimulus bill” that in his mind has been so successful it calls...
  • We The People Stimulus Package.... (Buy a gun, you will need it !)

    06/10/2009 7:45:13 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 26 replies · 3,731+ views
    You Tube ^ | Bob Basso
    Subject: Have you seen this ?? This guy's video on youtube has been so popular that Obama called him personally. He said that he was very disturbed with the video and invited him to the White House.. Obama also said he wanted the White House to handle the Press and not to talk about the video or the White House visit. That's interesting. Watch it now. This may be the best six minutes invested in your future You may have to turn your Sound Control up some. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeYscnFpEyA
  • Time Tries to Turn Obama Into Cute, Cuddly Muppet

    06/08/2009 5:42:30 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 14 replies · 946+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 6/08/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    You want a blatant example of the Old Media's over-the-top, gobsmacked love affair with Obama? Well, one would be hard pressed not to see Time Magazine's latest piece by Nancy Gibbs as a perfect example of the media ignoring all ills and of projecting only what is wonderful onto the dearly beloved as this piece represents. The lionization of Obama is bad enough, but the selective memory of the writer is even more appalling. Writer Gibbs begins her column trying to "place" Barack Obama in a "cultural map." Most famous people are remembered for a certain place that formed their...
  • OBAMA'S JUSTICE DEPT WILL ALLOW NON-CITIZENS TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN GEORGIA

    06/02/2009 10:47:35 AM PDT · by hecht · 56 replies · 2,126+ views
    OBAMA'S JUSTICE DEPT WILL ALLOW NON-CITIZENS TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN GEORGIA Any shot for Americans to take back this country from the hard left in 2010/2012 is looking increasingly dim .... Obama Justice Department Decision Will Allow Non-Citizens to Register to Vote in Georgia (hat tip Clyde) Decision Bars Georgia From Continuing Voter Verification Process Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel issued the following statement following the U.S. Department of Justice’s denial of preclearance of Georgia’s voter verification process Atlanta - “The decision by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to deny preclearance of Georgia’s already implemented citizenship verification...
  • Ethanol's Grocery Bill

    06/02/2009 3:59:42 AM PDT · by xcamel · 23 replies · 2,205+ views
    WSJ/OpinionJournal ^ | 06/02/2009 | REVIEW & OUTLOOK
    Two federal studies add up the corn fuel's exorbitant cost. The Obama Administration is pushing a big expansion in ethanol, including a mandate to increase the share of the corn-based fuel required in gasoline to 15% from 10%. Apparently no one in the Administration has read a pair of new studies, one from its own EPA, that expose ethanol as a bad deal for consumers with little environmental benefit. The biofuels industry already receives a 45 cent tax credit for every gallon of ethanol produced, or about $3 billion a year. Meanwhile, import tariffs of 54 cents a gallon and...
  • Editorial: Cooling down with global-warming data

    06/01/2009 7:33:06 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies · 757+ views
    If fighting global warming may cost the economy $9.6 trillion and more than 1 million lost jobs by 2035, as the Heritage Foundation forecasts, it'd be a good idea to be sure there's a sound basis before making such a massive sacrifice. We've noted before that climate change is occurring as it always has, but the claim that man-made greenhouse gases will cause catastrophic temperature increases is based on questionable science and projections. Man's contribution to greenhouse gases is minuscule. There are some theories but no convincing proof that increased emissions cause increased temperature. Before devastating the economy to fix...
  • American capitalism gone with a whimper

    05/30/2009 5:06:46 AM PDT · by School of Rational Thought · 16 replies · 625+ views
    PRAVDA ^ | May 29, 2009 | NA
    It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people. BREAKING NEWS Russia warns NATO not to rattle weapons near Russia's borders The strict traditions of Sumo wrestling More... True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was. But we Russians would not just roll...
  • Obama in L.A.: 'You ain't seen nothing yet'

    05/28/2009 8:46:47 AM PDT · by mmanager · 37 replies · 2,109+ views
    The Hill ^ | 5/28/09 | Sam Youngman
    LOS ANGELES — Even as he conceded there is still much hard work to do, President Obama was in a boastful mood Wednesday night, telling a star-studded crowd at a fundraising dinner that he "would put these first four months up against any prior administration since FDR." The president, speaking to a dinner that included Hollywood A-listers like Kiefer Sutherland, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx, Ron Howard and Steven Spielberg, lauded the legislation he has signed since taking office but added that he is "not satisfied."
  • Pelosi appeals for China's help on climate change (Pelosi Nazi Quote Inside!)

    05/28/2009 5:42:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 32 replies · 1,163+ views
    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Beijing on Thursday to cooperate on climate change, calling a safe environment a basic human right.
  • Bank bailout: The greatest swindle ever sold

    05/27/2009 3:26:55 AM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies · 935+ views
    Salon.com ^ | May 27, 2009 | Andy Kroll
    On Oct. 3, as the spreading economic meltdown threatened to topple financial behemoths like American International Group (AIG) and Bank of America and plunged global markets into free fall, the U.S. government responded with the largest bailout in American history. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, better known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), authorized the use of $700 billion to stabilize the nation's failing financial systems and restore the flow of credit in the economy. The legislation's guidelines for crafting the rescue plan were clear: The TARP should protect home values and consumer savings, help citizens keep...
  • A Closer Look at Climate Change

    05/25/2009 5:32:26 AM PDT · by libstripper · 17 replies · 1,132+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2009 | Mark W. Hendrickson
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is widely regarded in the media as the ultimate authority on climate change. Created by two divisions of the United Nations, and recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, its pronouncements are received as if they come down from Mount Olympus or Mount Sinai. The common presumption is that the IPCC has assembled the best scientific knowledge. Let’s take a closer look at this organization to see whether it merits such uncritical deference. The IPCC’s Feb. 2007 report stated: It is “very likely” that human activity is causing global warming. Why then, just...
  • ACORN in the crosshairs -- again . . . this time via Bill O'Reilly

    05/24/2009 6:55:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 69 replies · 3,040+ views
    Chicago Examiner ^ | May 24, 2009 | Julie Driscoll-Wanker
    Got another question for you, too, O'Reilly – why do you and Fox News spend so much time and energy worrying about ACORN anyway? Could it be because it does a great job in its work -- that is, helping disenfranchised populations become part of the political and economic process? That can't bode well for your ilk, white males who fear that blacks will rise up and take all their stuff. Seems that threatening the white male power structure strikes a nerve on Fox News, and in that whopping 23% Republican Party which Fox News is a mouthpiece for. Someone...
  • EDITORIAL: Uncertain climate (Throwing cold water on The Post's warming story)

    05/24/2009 7:48:24 AM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies · 735+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5/24/2009
    A person needn't be a buffoon or political hack to be skeptical of global warming. That would be news to The Washington Post's news desk, however. A Post article on May 19 falsely reported that there is a "consensus" among scientists and a growing portion of the American public that human carbon emissions are causing a dangerous, long-term increase in worldwide temperatures. The facts, overwhelmingly, show no such consensus. The Post's David A. Fahrenthold reported that Republican "warming skeptics" are becoming ever bolder on Capitol Hill even as "most" or a "consensus" of "scientists around the globe have rejected their...
  • If earth were warming, it would save a lot of lives

    05/24/2009 5:58:58 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 6 replies · 615+ views
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | 24 may 09 | Vin Suprynowicz
    First, if the earth was warming at a rate of about 1 or even 2 degrees per century in recent decades, there are reasons to believe that's slowed or stopped. One of those reasons is that the "global warming" fanatics have abruptly shifted their rhetoric, adopting instead the new nonsense euphemism "climate change." This is a clear attempt at inoculation: If it turns out the globe is indeed cooling again, they will merely take their same pre-set, ulterior agenda -- huge energy tax hikes to finance bigger government, cripple capitalism and destroy the freedom-giving automobile, instead forcing everyone to pile...
  • New Study: Global Temperatures to Rise 9 Degrees by 2100

    05/22/2009 7:16:54 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies · 1,249+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 22, 2009
    A new study, which researchers have called "the most exhaustive end-to-end analysis of climate change impacts yet performed", predicts that global warming could be twice as bad as previous estimates had suggested. Published this month in the Journal of Climate, the MIT-based research found a 90% probability that worldwide surface temperatures will rise at least 9 degrees by 2100.
  • Banning the pickup truck

    05/21/2009 3:57:09 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 238 replies · 7,159+ views
    The Tuesday headline was clear: "Obama's new rules will transform U.S. auto fleet." The Associated Press picked it up from there: "Some soccer moms will have to give up hulking SUVs. Nearly everybody else will drive smaller cars, and more of them will run on electricity. The higher mileage and emissions standards set by the Obama administration on Tuesday, which begin to take effect in 2012 and are to be achieved by 2016, will transform the American car and truck fleet. "The new rules would bring new cars and trucks sold in the United States to an average of 35.5...
  • Even-Handed Idiocy--Obama's pressure on Israel stems from deep-seated delusions about Middle East

    05/21/2009 5:31:10 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies · 736+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | May 21, 2009 | P. David Hornik
    Even-Handed Idiocy By: P. David Hornik FrontPageMagazine.com | Thursday, May 21, 2009 A mist of verbiage arises from the reports on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s meetings with President Barack Obama and other officials in Washington. Stock words and phrases are used ritualistically that may have little connection to realities on the ground in Israel and the region. Among the more mindlessly repeated and least reality-linked are “two-state solution” and “regional peace.” 1. “Two-state solution.” At present, in the territory between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, three political entities already exist. One, Israel, is sovereign except for its partial or...
  • 'Gun violence': why are other forms of violence preferable?

    05/20/2009 4:35:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies · 1,352+ views
    St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 19 May, 2009 | Kurt Hofmann
    One puzzling characteristic of citizen disarmament advocates is their bizarre apparent belief that "gun violence" is somehow "worse" than other forms of violence. One would think that being stabbed, beaten, bludgeoned, strangled, etc. to death would be just as bad as being shot to death, but apparently that's not a universally held belief. I was reminded of this peculiar attitude yesterday when reading "New York's Gun Battle," an article in the Gotham Gazette about current attempts to make gun laws in New York state even more restrictive than they are now (the Brady Campaign ranks New York the 6th most...
  • U.S. to Offer New Mileage and Emission Standards

    05/18/2009 11:00:10 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 113 replies · 5,630+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 18, 2009 | John M. Broder
    The Obama administration will issue new national requirements for the emissions and mileage of cars and light trucks in an effort to end a long-running conflict among the states, the federal government and auto manufacturers, industry officials said Monday. President Obama will announce as early as Tuesday that he will combine California’s tough new auto-emissions rules with the existing corporate average fuel economy standard to create a single new national standard, the officials said. As a result, cars and light trucks sold in the United States will be roughly 30 percent cleaner and more fuel-efficient by 2016. The White House...
  • No one prying guns yet from our cold fingers(Colorado)

    05/17/2009 6:25:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 42 replies · 1,544+ views
    Grand Junction Sentinal ^ | 15 May, 2009 | Bob Silbernagel
    During last year’s presidential campaign, gun-owners’ groups like the National Rifle Association said Barack Obama, if he were elected, would be the most anti-gun president in the history of the United States. That claim and similar statements sparked a buying spree on guns and ammunition immediately following the election, which continued well into this year. I bought some shells last week, and told I was limited to two boxes. There is nothing to indicate that this shortage is the result of Obama administration actions, however. I’m not here to proclaim that President Obama is really a great friend to gun...
  • Obama’s Competence Gap

    05/16/2009 8:40:00 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 23 replies · 1,371+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 16 | Jennifer Rubin
    We’ve heard the cliché: there is a difference between campaigning and governing. But in the last few weeks the contrast between the two could not have been more stark. And the gap between President Obama’s effectiveness at the former and shakiness at the latter is coming into focus. Guantanamo is the most vivid example. As a candidate, Obama pushed the notion that George W. Bush was a constitutional Neanderthal and destroyer of American values. Now he’s discovered that it is really hard to figure out what to do with these really bad people. And he’s even discovered the virtue of...
  • IBD/TIPP Poll: Cap-And-Trade A No-Go Once Costs Are Factored In

    05/14/2009 7:29:38 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 12 replies · 865+ views
    <p>Other polls that ask Americans how they feel about a proposed "cap and trade" system to control pollution have tended to produce positive responses. But those surveys never seem to mention what such a system might cost. The latest IBD/TIPP Poll laid it all out in a somewhat lengthy question and drew a very different response: By nearly 3-to-1, Americans oppose a cap-and-trade system that, if opponents are correct, could add $800 to $1,200 per household to energy prices.</p>
  • Obama energy options may be long wait: Technology costly, scarce

    05/13/2009 4:33:59 AM PDT · by Scanian · 30 replies · 1,731+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 13, 2009 | Amanda DeBard
    President Obama's plan to move quickly to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources relies on technology that analysts agree is neither affordable nor available on a commercial scale and won't be for many years to come. Expensive, small-scale pilot projects are under way that convert vegetation into fuel for cars and capture carbon dioxide before it is released into the air from coal-burning power plants. But these prototypes have not been proved at levels that would make even a dent in the U.S. appetite for fossil fuels, casting doubt on the viability of the president's plans. Still, the administration...
  • Obama OUT OF TOUCH--->Pushing Immigration Amnesty

    05/11/2009 4:49:35 AM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 10 replies · 659+ views
    American Spectator/The Lid ^ | 5/11/09 | The Lid
    A major Issue where John McCain lost support of the American People was Immigration reform. The year before he ran for president, he worked with Ted Kennedy and President Bush to develop a comprehensive immigration bill that included just about everything except protecting our borders. The bill failed miserably because Americans on both sides of the aisle because Americans wanted their government to secure the US borders before they addressed any other issues. President Obama and his leftist allies that illegal immigration is a racial issue. They believe that those of us who want to protect the US boarders are...
  • Needed: a new name or better acronym for Tea Parties?? (very brief Vanity)

    05/11/2009 3:55:59 AM PDT · by NECAWA · 78 replies · 3,178+ views
    5/11/09 | self
    “TEA” in Tea Parties has been interpreted as standing for “Taxed Enough Already.” This is catchy and a clever linkage to the original Boston Tea Party. However it is such a narrow acronym that it seriously understates the scope of the current protest movement and lends credence to the left’s assertion that Tea Party protestors are just greedy rich people afraid they’ll have to pay a little more in taxes. The hundreds of thousands who are involved in today’s Tea Party movement are well informed Americans, deeply concerned about a host of issues beyond taxes: national security, socialization, corruption, voter...
  • ALert! Senate to Consider Ratifying Gun Control treaty!

    05/10/2009 5:37:26 PM PDT · by dvan · 102 replies · 4,552+ views
    CNN ^ | 5/01/2009 | Lou Dobbs
    Here is a CNN video of Lou Dobbs reporting on an international treaty that would be a back door approach to gun control in America. This treaty will allow foreign governments to access U.S. gun Registration records to view gun owners in the U.S.. Watch for more hideous details. http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2009/05/01/ldt.tucker.gun.rights.cnn Obama is making it a top priority to get this treaty ratified by the Senate.
  • Dollar's Purchasing Power Annihilated - The Chart They Don't Want You to See

    05/10/2009 6:39:42 AM PDT · by FromLori · 70 replies · 2,876+ views
    This is the chart they don't want you to see: the purchasing power of the dollar over the past 76 years has declined by 94%. And based on current monetary and fiscal policy, we have at least another 94% to go. The only question is whether this will be achieved in 76 months this time. (Click chart to enlarge.)
  • More confirmation that Pelosi lied

    05/09/2009 7:36:12 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 36 replies · 2,197+ views
    Hot Air ^ | May 9, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to evade responsibility for her role in approving the use of waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques took another hit today in the Washington Post — and this time the fire comes from her side of the aisle. Pete Hoekstra upped the ante as well, demanding the release of precise minutes of Congressional briefings, and Leon Panetta has promised to make them available, at least to Capitol Hill:
  • Van Hollen's gun ruling ought to trigger bewilderment (barf alert)

    05/09/2009 6:29:11 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 22 replies · 1,000+ views
    Capital times ^ | 09 may 09 | Joel McNally
    Satire is a form of humor that often involves seizing upon a particularly dumb argument and exaggerating it to such a ridiculous extent that the absurdity becomes obvious to everyone. Children, do not try this at home. Back when Republicans in the Legislature were repeatedly trying to pass concealed carry laws to flood the streets of our cities with even more guns, I regularly wrote columns ridiculing the gun lobby's absurd notion that more guns equal more public safety when the exact opposite is true. Here's a quote from my column back in 2003: "If guns are supposed to deter...
  • They're after our guns

    05/09/2009 7:31:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 127 replies · 4,510+ views
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein recently said that she will pick the time, she will pick the place and she will bring back the failed Clinton gun ban. And she said President Obama will sign it. Most of the media has swept it under the rug, like always. But they can't deny it any longer and there's no doubt about it. They're coming after every law-abiding gun owner in America. They want your name and personal information in a federal database. That's right - national registration of all firearms. The Speaker of the House - Nancy Pelosi - fully admitted her gun...
  • Employers Cut 539,000 Jobs in April, Jobless Rate at 8.9%

    05/08/2009 5:36:58 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 139 replies · 6,772+ views
    Unemployment rate hits 8.9%
  • Suckers United For Change

    05/08/2009 5:26:50 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 11 replies · 843+ views
    american thinker ^ | 5/8/09 | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    Now that we're more than 100 days into the Obama presidency, the handwriting is on the wall regarding our new leader's game plan for America. Spend other people's money like a drunken sailor. Let every enemy on the planet know there's a wimp in the White House. Let every ally know the wimp in the White House will do nothing to help them when push comes to shove. Let the 50 states know there's a power coup in play that strips them of constitutionally guaranteed liberties. Let every company know that neither they nor their non-union employees are safe from...
  • China warns that the west’s quantitative easing is inflationary

    <p>Global central banks risk inflation, currency devaluation and a “big consolidation” in bond markets by pumping cash into their economies, the People’s Bank of China said in its quarterly monetary policy report.</p> <p>The Federal Reserve and the Bank of England this year started quantitative easing, or printing money to buy government bonds, a policy that the Bank of Japan pioneered to revive its economy at the start of the decade. The European Central Bank’s 22-member board, which meets tomorrow, is split on whether it should buy financial assets to tackle its recession.</p>
  • Palin still an easy target

    05/07/2009 6:14:50 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 52 replies · 1,915+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | Joan Vennochi
    EVERYONE is piling on Sarah Palin, even though she will never be president of the United States. The Alaska governor is everyone's favorite foil, from the left-wing Huffington Post to the ever-posturing Mitt Romney. John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee who cynically chose her as his running mate, now snubs her with relish. They all act like she has a real chance to win the White House, when they all know the truth. When it comes to be taken seriously by the general electorate as a potential president, it's as over for her as it was for Dan Quayle. Quayle...