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  • The Border Invasion - Fast & Furious in reverse

    07/19/2014 12:36:04 PM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 4 replies
    I haven't seen this connection yet, but it seems to me that the current border invasion is Fast and Furious in reverse. At least in political terms. Has there ever been an administration that foments international tensions in pursuit of its domestic agenda? In Fast and Furious guns were run to Mexico with the assumption that these guns would come back to kill Americans. Then the Left would call for more legislation to control weapons in the USA and restrict 2nd Amendment rights. Children were killed in Mexico with these guns as was one of our border agents, Brian Terry....
  • Kopechne- The Movie

    07/19/2014 9:13:31 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 35 replies
    Twitchy ^ | July 19, 2114 | Brian Cates
    Lest we forget, it was 55 years ago ( July 18, 1969 ) that Ted Kennedy crawled and slimed his way to land and Armstrong landed on the moon ( July 20th). Progressives should not be allowed to forget the anniversary of the death of Mary Jo Kopechne and the real war on women. A blogger named Brian Cates on Twitchy has given a riveting accounting of the hour by hour actions of the infamous and duplicitous Ted Kennedy. At the end of the blog a poster calling himself the DivingPetrel imagined how an Oliver Stone Hollywood would re-enact the...
  • Too many Catholics on the Supreme Court ?

    07/03/2014 7:14:48 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 37 replies
    Red State ^ | 7/2/2014 | Streiff quotes a Huffington Post article wondering whether there are too many Catholics on the Supreme Court? At present there are no Protestants on the Supreme Court. 3 are Jewish ( Kagan, Breyer, and Bader ) and the remaining 6 are Catholic. It's been noted that the Supreme Court has never reflected the demographics of the country. The Court was all white until 1967 with the appointment of Thurgood Marshall, and Sandra Day O'Conner became the first female SC justice in 1981. Andrew Jackson appointed the first Catholic SC justice, Roger Taney, in 1836. The largest Protestant group in the...
  • The WDDIM Party

    06/25/2014 11:30:39 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 2 replies
    In a totally unexpected political shocker it has been discovered in emails to the IRS by the Bilderberg Group that Karl Rove and George Soros have conspired to form the WDDIM Party. Citing ridiculous mailing and advertising costs of appeals to their bases for political donations to achieve the same ends, Rove and Soros have agreed to share their donor bases and distribute the wealth to the candidates of their new WDDIM Party. "The GOP is decrepit and dying," Rove was quoted as saying, and Soros is concerned that he is losing control of his moonbats. Rove and Soros traded...
  • Which Hoover do we want?

    05/10/2014 7:35:30 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 25 replies
    Very simple question and possibly shortest post in history. Knowing that an economic collapse is coming of depression magnitude or worse, do Freepers want another republican Hoover, or is it time for a democrat Hoover in 2016 to reap what he has sown?
  • Washington's Rotten Core "We Know People"

    04/11/2014 11:22:24 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 4 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4/11/2014 | Matthew Continetti
    Tony Podesta (brother of John Podesta ) and wife Heather formed The Podesta Group and Heather Podesta + Partners in 2007. John Podesta's Center for American Progress completed the three-pronged Podesta empire. Brother John is currently a senior advisor to President Obama. Heather launched her lobby firm with the catchy slogan "We Know People." One of her party invitations read as follows: “The prix fixe includes the Select Committee on Intelligence for the first course followed by your choice of Appropriations, Judiciary, or Rules Committees.” Now two-thirds of that empire is crumbling because of the divorce case of Tony Podesta....
  • College Football and Capitalism

    03/27/2014 7:43:27 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 86 replies
    College football players should not be paid. Plain and simple. But there is no reason why any player should not be given carte blanche to capitalize on his chosen sport. Capitalism 101 rides to the rescue once again. In addition to the free education players get, any player, on scholarship or not, should be allowed to sell and hawk his personal merchandise from t-shirt to jockstrap. He or she should be allowed to put his name and school name/logo on his jersey or helmet or whatever - just like the pros do. A player could sell and trade cards with...
  • Citizens United and Hobby Lobby

    03/27/2014 7:21:37 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 13 replies
    I am not a lawyer or legal beagle nor have I even stayed at a Holiday Inn Express, but would there not be some connection with the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United and the current Hobby Lobby case? And if so, why isn't this being discussed in the media and conservative talk radio? In Citizens United, the Supreme Court basically established corporations as individuals allowing them to contribute to political campaigns. If a corporation is regarded as an individual when it comes to political contributions, why would not a corporation be given religious freedom rights as an individual? The...
  • Putin's Kiss on Netflix ... must watch

    03/16/2014 8:20:07 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 7 replies
    I posted this as Putin's Kiss yesterday, and it only got one hit. Maybe if I post its title as a movie on Netflix that might stir more interest, because like the Lives of Others, this movie/documentary is well worth watching. The parallels between Russian society and ours is not only instructive but frightening, and I wish our leftist youth could see themselves as Masha in Putin's Kiss. Want to see what America will become before the end of the Obama regime? Want to see where it is happening right now, and from which we are just days away? Want...
  • Putin's Kiss

    03/15/2014 11:44:57 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 1 replies
    Want to see what America will become before the end of the Obama regime? Want to see where it is happening right now, and from which we are just days away? Want to see a society without law or legal recourse? Want to see how a government takes its cues from the winks and nods of its despot? Want to see how the low information voter idolizes its Dear Leader? Meet Masha Drokova who has been smitten with the kiss of Putin since the age of 15. Watch as she moves up the ranks of the Russian youth organization, Nashi,...
  • Why have Open Primaries?

    03/06/2014 6:55:52 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 27 replies
    Almost half of the states have open primaries. Why do states like Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas have open republican primaries? It's like having a death wish to turn purple, blue, and asphyxiated by democrat and independent voters. One of the first things the Tea Party needs to do is turn more states into closed primaries. The theory is that open primaries will bring more voters to our tent. I don't buy it. Or maybe the republican brand name is so bad that people don't want to register as republicans and be stigmatized. But then you would...
  • The harpist or the heiress? Image is all in the race to be first woman mayor of Paris

    03/02/2014 6:09:48 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 12 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 3/1/2014 | Kim Wilsher
    The heiress and the harpist are running for mayor of Paris. The race is intriguing only because both candidates are women. The race is all about image, and the voters know it. "Don't worry," says a passer-by overhearing the conversation. "It'll never happen."" What will never happen is the promise of the harpist, a former Sarkozy minister, to convert ghost metro stations into swimming pools for the homeless. Kosciusko-Morizet earned her nickname of the harpist ever since being photographed for Paris Match lounging in an evening gown in a forest next to a harp "like some posh wood nymph." Vying...
  • There is a job Americans won't do.

    02/23/2014 7:48:28 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 48 replies
    Vanity ^ | February 22, 2014
    Yes, there is one job that Americans will not do. Will not ever do again. America has had its one and only American Revolution. The revolution in Ukraine got me to thinking. Can anyone imagine Americans walking through the White House or the Capital and reclaiming it like just happened in Ukraine? Or even hanging around and waving patriotic banners into the early hours of a Monday morn? Nope; time to go to work. Had our million man march; done that, now back to like it never happened. Americans mock the pusillanimous French, but they are anything but. They will...
  • Brokeback Mountain The Opera

    01/27/2014 6:27:20 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 24 replies
    AP Bretibart ^ | 1/27/2014
    Brokeback Mountain, The Opera,is having its premiere opening in Madrid, Spain. The author, Annie Proulx, said that the operatic version would "present an opportunity to explore the complexities of the tale in a way neither her own short story nor the movie by director Ang Lee were able to do." She also said that the opera would "open up the characters involved in the doomed love affair." Which, I imagine, will go a long way in helping the actors reach those high notes. Apologies aforehand for any coffee upchucked keyboards.
  • The Refreshing Li Na

    01/25/2014 11:23:40 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 14 replies
    Melbourne Herald Sun ^ | January 25th, 2014
    Li Na thanked her agent after winning her second tennis Grand Slam in Australia. "Max, agent, make me rich, thanks a lot" she said." Funny that proclaiming that you are rich is cool in China and Russia, but no longer in the good ole USA. Haven't communist countries heard about income inequality? Sharing the wealth? When is the last time one of our sport's stars proclaimed his or her wealth to the world ? Li Na ranks 85th in the world's highest paid athletes having won over $18 million dollars in her career. Li Na is anything but a communist,...
  • Maryland to Return to Paper Ballots in 2016.

    11/25/2013 9:23:42 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 18 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 11/20/2013 | Pat Warren
    The state of Maryland is returning to the paper ballot in 2016. “When we say `paper ballot,’ what do we mean?” said Linda Lamone, State Board of Elections. Which brings up the irony and another candidate for the Coburn government waste file. “Then we have to do a very extensive public outreach because the voters in Maryland have been using a very different voting system,” Lamone said. “We need to make sure people know how to vote when they go to the polls in 2016.” Yes, the low information voter will have to be trained on how to use something...
  • America vs Europe - things that amazed me.

    11/18/2013 7:14:50 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 82 replies
    Recently there was an interesting article about what foreigners thought of American culture - Just thought I’d share my observations of times I lived in Europe. Here's a scattering of what I discovered. All payments are electronic. Your salary, your bills, your insurance, your rent or mortgage, etc. You constantly have to check online to see where you are financially. Hospitals are stark and bare. No beautification or art work. But hospital rooms have windows you can open and patients can buy beer in the cafeteria. Electrical bills are paid in advance. You are billed for electrical usage that...
  • The Redskins Solution

    10/25/2013 8:39:58 AM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 53 replies
    Here is the politically correct solution to the problem of what to call the Washington Redskins. I have heard that dropping the most offensive derogatory term, 'Washington,' would solve the problem. Charles Krauthammer wants to just call them the Washington Skins. George Will sides with history and says it should remain The Washington Redskins. It doesn't matter that most of the Indian nations have no problem with the terminology. All it takes is for one Indian to be offended for the PC Stasi to beat the war drums. I hold that the city of Washington has evolved, and it is...
  • Yes, the Constitution and its amendments are outdated.

    10/09/2013 1:16:05 PM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 25 replies ^ | 10/7/13 | Twitchy staff
    In Arkansas a class of sixth graders were asked to prune the Constitution and its amendments. Glenn Beck decried the notion of an outdated Constitution in his radio program. Like a true patriot he defended it, but he was wrong. The Constitution is outdated as are many of its amendments. Here are some amendments that need instant pruning or decapitation: The 16th amendment allowing the federal government to collect income tax. If that were abolished, so would Obamacare, according to Chief Justice John Roberts. The 17th amendment establishing the direct election of United States senators. The Founders were correct in...
  • Where are they and why aren't they there ?

    08/24/2013 1:49:50 PM PDT · by A'elian' nation · 36 replies
    I have been watching and thoroughly enjoying the Little League Championship games. If I could re-live any of my years, it would be the years my son was playing Little League. Baseball is such a great game to learn sportsmanship, values, and life lessons. That is why it is so sad to see so very few Black children playing in these Little League games. In the 2013 U.S. championship game about to start, California has two Black players and Connecticut doesn't have any. Where are the Black kids in Little League, and why aren't they there? They aren't there because...