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  • Biggest Misreported/Unreported Stories of 2009

    12/31/2009 12:48:58 PM PST · by Always Right · 12 replies · 600+ views
    Various | 12/31/2009 | Always Right
    Biggest Misreported/Unreported Stories of 2009   6.  Van Jones ResignationAppointed the Green Jobs Czar by Obama, Van Jones came under attack (mostly by Glen Beck) for being an advocate for Marxism and signing a petition that suggested the US government was involved in the 9-11 terrorist’s attacks.   After several weeks and numerous controversial tapes, Van Jones resigned at midnight on a Saturday.  The mainstream media barely touched the story, which was only a blip on some of the Sunday news shows after his resignation. 5.  ACORN TapesJames O’Keefe and Hannah Giles, investigative journalists, posed as a pimp and a prostitute to...
  • The Twelve Days of Health Care

    12/16/2009 6:02:24 PM PST · by Always Right · 31 replies · 932+ views
    Dec. 16, 2009 | Always Right
    The Twelve Days of Health Care On the first day of Health Care Obama gave to us: A Fine for no Health Coverage On the second day of Health Care Obama gave to us: Two Backroom Deals and a Fine for no Health Coverage On the third day of Health Care Obama gave to us: All illegals covered Two Backroom Deals and a Fine for no Health Coverage On the fourth day of Health Care Obama gave to us: Big Pharma payoffs All illegals covered Two Backroom Deals and a Fine for no Health Coverage On the fifth day of...
  • NY-23 and the 2012 Election

    11/01/2009 6:23:53 AM PST · by Always Right · 19 replies · 854+ views
    Self | Nov 1, 2009
    Just a little congressional race a full three years before the next presidential election, but yet it provides the clearest indication of exactly who all the major candidates are: Here are my grades from a conservative perspective. Sarah Palin First on October 22, Sarah Palin came out on her Facebook page with a strong endorsement of the Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman. A clear shot across the bow of the GOP establishment favoring principle over party. Palin cited Reagan’s ‘time for choosing’ and the principles of “smaller government, lower taxes, strong national defense, and a commitment to individual liberty “....
  • Obama awarded 10 Gold Medals in 2016 Olympics!

    10/09/2009 11:00:27 AM PDT · by Always Right · 1 replies · 260+ views
    10-9-09 | Always Right
    (Rio de Janeiro) In honor of Barack Obama's epic failure to bring the Olympics to his beloved home town of Chicago, Barack Obama was awarded 10 Gold medals for the 2016 Olympics, becoming the first person to win so many golds in a single Olympics. Olympic officials shocked the world in the unprecedented move. In a statement released by the Olympic committed they said, "We have been watching Obama work on his bowling game, and we have no doubt his vision of perfect games will come to pass." Obama reacted to the news saying how humbling it was and was...
  • Palin resignation costs Alaska at least $40,000

    09/04/2009 8:25:21 PM PDT · by Always Right · 54 replies · 1,715+ views
    yahoo ^ | Sept. 4, 2009 | RACHEL D'ORO
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Early estimates put the cost of Sarah Palin's midterm resignation as Alaska governor at a minimum of $40,000, not including a special legislative session partly linked to her departure. The preliminary figures obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request show it cost the state almost $14,100 for the July 26 swearing-in ceremony of new Gov. Sean Parnell.
  • Separation of Church and Health Care

    08/18/2009 8:54:47 AM PDT · by Always Right · 5 replies · 471+ views
    Aug 18, 2009 | Always Right
    One aspect of this health care debate that is not receiving much attention is how this massive health care will affect religious provided health facilities. About 10% of the nation’s hospitals are owned by the Catholic Church. Many states have heartburn with some of the exemption clauses that the Catholic Churches have, and have tried to force these religion institutions to provide care that they have conscious objections to like abortions and birth control. When health care dollars are completely under the umbrella of federal regulation, what will that mean for the religious freedom of these hospital and health care...
  • Dem Operative: Palin Should be a "Real Housewife"

    07/25/2009 7:42:17 AM PDT · by Always Right · 45 replies · 3,897+ views
    O'Reilly Factor ^ | July 24, 2009 | You Tube
    Of course Mike Huckabee sets up the segment with negative polls from the Washington Post, the proceeds to let a Democrat Operative make sexual smears of Palin with only a polite rebuttal. Mathew Littman, a Democrat operative who formerly worked for Biden, tells us that Palin should be on a character 'The Real Housewifes of Wisilla' (at about the 48 second mark of the clip). Democrats continue to make vile sexist remarks against Palin, and RINO's give them the microphone to do it. Here we have a former mayor, governor, candidate for VP, and Democrats are essentially calling her some...
  • Perez Hilton lays into Miss USA beauty contestant over gay marriage answer

    04/20/2009 10:09:30 AM PDT · by Always Right · 62 replies · 4,518+ views
    News.com.au ^ | April 20, 2009
    Perez Hilton calls answer "worst ever" Hilton says contestant a "dumb bitch" A US beauty pageant hopeful was called "a dumb bitch" by a celebrity judge after candidly answering a question about same-sex marriage. Miss California, Carrie Prejean, was asked by contest judge and celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton for her views on gay marriage during the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, samesame.com reports.
  • It's the Taxes, Stupid!

    10/04/2008 6:33:07 AM PDT · by Always Right · 21 replies · 532+ views
    Oct. 4, 2008 | J. Mohney
    In the recent debates, both Obama and Biden have told us that under their tax plan is about ‘fairness’ and that no one will pay ‘no more than they did under Ronald Reagan’. These are boldface lies which we can not let stand. Karl Rove pointed this out after the VP debate on Fox, but even the well informed Rove only got it part right. Reagan’s top tax rate was 28%, and social security and Medicare were capped. Under Obama’s plan, the top rate would go up to 39.6%, much higher than Obama and Biden are telling us. But that...
  • McCain proposed Reforms for Fannie/Freddie, Obama Collected Money.

    09/17/2008 5:18:41 AM PDT · by Always Right · 14 replies · 554+ views
    GovTrack ^ | May 25, 2006 | John McCain
    While Obama was busy becoming the #2 recepient of Campaign funds from Fannie and Freddie, McCain was proposing solutions to reform them.   McCain is a man of vision and action.  Obama is a do-nothing Senator who just bitches and moans after the fact.   FEDERAL HOUSING ENTERPRISE REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2005 (Bill pdf ) The United States SenateMay 25, 2006Statement by John McCainSen. John McCain [R-AZ]: Mr. President, this week Fannie Mae's regulator reported that the company's quarterly reports of profit growth over the past few years were "illusions deliberately and systematically created" by the company's senior management, which...
  • McCain Proposed Solutions to Fannie/Freddie Years Ago

    09/16/2008 5:44:05 PM PDT · by Always Right · 38 replies · 1,721+ views
    GovTrack ^ | May 25, 2006 | John McCain
    FEDERAL HOUSING ENTERPRISE REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2005 (Bill pdf ) The United States SenateMay 25, 2006Statement by John McCainSen. John McCain [R-AZ]: Mr. President, this week Fannie Mae's regulator reported that the company's quarterly reports of profit growth over the past few years were "illusions deliberately and systematically created" by the company's senior management, which resulted in a $10.6 billion accounting scandal. The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's report goes on to say that Fannie Mae employees deliberately and intentionally manipulated financial reports to hit earnings targets in order to trigger bonuses for senior executives. In the case...
  • Obama Equal Harry Reid (Reference Work)

    09/15/2008 12:47:10 PM PDT · by Always Right · 5 replies · 177+ views
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  This report studied the voting records of Senator Obama and Senator Reid as provided by Project Vote Smart (see links below).  Obama supports the Democratic leadership as much as McCain supported the Republicans.  But unlike McCain, when Obama bucks his party, it is not to work as a bi-partisan to come up with a solution, but it is to move to a more liberal extreme position pandering to the far left elements of the party.  One of Obama's most disgusting plunges to far-left liberalism was to protect adults (non-parents) from talking minor children across state lines for abortions. ...
  • The Bush Doctrine

    09/12/2008 6:41:58 AM PDT · by Always Right · 23 replies · 224+ views
    Self | 9/12/2008 | Various
    The media is trying to make hay that Palin did not know what the Bush Doctrine was. Wikipedia is not a great source, but it does provide a consensus of sorts that tells us what terms mean. According to Wikipedia: "The Bush Doctrine is a phrase used to describe various related foreign policy principles of United States president George W. Bush, created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The phrase initially described the policy that the United States had the right to treat countries that harbor or give aid to terrorist groups as terrorists themselves, which was...
  • Poll: 51 percent say reporters are trying to hurt Palin

    09/04/2008 11:13:56 AM PDT · by Always Right · 6 replies · 111+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Sept 4, 2008 | rasmussenreports.com
    Over half of U.S. voters (51%) think reporters are trying to hurt Sarah Palin with their news coverage, and 24% say those stories make them more likely to vote for Republican presidential candidate John McCain in November. Thirty-nine percent (39%) also believe the GOP vice presidential nominee has better experience to be president of the United States than Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. But 49% give Obama the edge on experience, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey taken before Palin's historic speech Wednesday night to the Republican National Convention. While Republicans and Democrats predictably favor their party's...
  • Confusing Wealth and Income

    09/04/2008 9:49:53 AM PDT · by Always Right · 8 replies · 216+ views
    CATO Institute ^ | August 27, 2008 | Richard W. Rahn
    Which of the following families is "richer"? The first family consists of a wife who has recently become a medical doctor, and she makes $160,000 per year. Her husband is a small business entrepreneur who makes $110,000 per year, giving them a total family income of $270,000 per year. However, they are still paying off the loans the wife took out for medical school and the loans the husband took out to start his business, amounting to debts of $300,000. Their total assets are valued at $450,000; hence, their real net worth or wealth (the difference between gross assets and...
  • Is Wooten a good trooper? (Palin's Troopergate)

    09/02/2008 11:18:42 AM PDT · by Always Right · 16 replies · 449+ views
    Achorage Daily News ^ | July 27, 2008 | LISA DEMER
    The accusations are detailed in two thick binders, the result of a nearly yearlong investigation by troopers. When the investigation appeared to stall, Palin -- more than a year before she was elected governor, and about two months before launching her campaign -- pushed trooper commanders to take action against Wooten. At one point, Palin and her husband, Todd, hired a private investigator.
  • OK, I have Heard Everything Now!

    08/10/2008 2:12:11 PM PDT · by Always Right · 31 replies · 117+ views
    NBC ^ | 8-10-08 | Always Right
    Very interesting week. First we had B.J. Clinton preaching the virtues of monogamy. Then we had father of the year Edwards finally admit he had an affair and to boot there is a possibility that he is the father of the love child. Then just a few minutes ago, I was watching the Olympics and a commercial came on proclaiming that 'we as a nation must ignore partisan politics'. I was thinking, this must be some BS from Obama or something. But then to my shocking surprise, Keith Olbermann's mug came on the screen. Keith Olbermann preaching the virtues of...
  • Oil drops $4 on surprise jump in supplies

    06/25/2008 8:52:27 AM PDT · by Always Right · 58 replies · 102+ views
    CNN Money ^ | June 25, 2008 | Kenneth Musante
    Investors sell after report shows unexpected increase in crude stockpiles; attention focused on Fed rate decision. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Oil prices sank Wednesday after a government report showed an unexpected build up in crude supplies in the latest week. U.S. crude for August delivery tumbled more than $4 to below $133 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil had been down about $1.30 before the report's release. The Energy Information Administration's weekly petroleum report showed that crude supplies rose by 800,000 barrels during the week ended June 20. Economists had expected supplies to fall by 1.7 million...
  • Stunning Chinese Turnaround Is Petroleum-Based

    05/21/2008 10:05:50 AM PDT · by Always Right · 16 replies · 69+ views
    Forbes ^ | May 21, 2008 | Staff
    HONG KONG - Share indexes in Hong Kong and Shangahi closed higher on Wednesday, as rumors that Beijing might soon implement a policy to assist the country's oil refiners sparked a late rally in that sector. The Hang Seng index closed up by 1.2%, or 290.83 points, to 25,460.29, supported mainly by speculation that China's central government will help struggling oil companies by permitting higher prices for refined products or reducing windfall taxes on their operations. H-shares of PetroChina (nyse: PTR - news - people ) rose 2.2%, to 11.36 Hong Kong dollars ($1.46), while CNOOC (nyse: CEO - news...
  • Economy grows by only 0.6 percent in first quarter

    04/30/2008 5:55:58 AM PDT · by Always Right · 16+ views
    AP - Yahoo ^ | April 30, 2008 | Jeannine Aversa
    Economy limps ahead at a 0.6 percent pace in first quarter, better pace than expected WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bruised economy limped through the first quarter of this year at only 0.6 percent as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down. The country's economic growth during January through March was the same as in the final three months of last year, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. The statistic did not meet what economists consider the classic definition of a recession, which is a retraction of the economy. This means that although economy is stuck in...
  • Meet the Obama's

    04/20/2008 8:43:17 PM PDT · by Always Right · 25 replies · 93+ views
    You Tube ^ | April 20, 2008 | FFRight
    I put together some of the best video concerning Obama and editorialized them a bit to create a best of Obama video. I included: - his wife famous 'this is the first time I am proud of America' quote - a couple of nuggets of Pastor Wright's infinite wisdom - a few of Hillary's quotes taking shots at Obama - Obama's flag and pin flap - some background on the weathermen - Obama lying about Pastor Wright and more. It's is just under 5 minutes and is located here: Meet the Obama's
  • A Prophet Without Honor

    03/04/2008 6:13:47 AM PST · by Always Right · 23 replies · 88+ views
    CNN 13:53-58 NIV ^ | 70 AD | Matthew
    CNN 13:53-58 (New International Version) A Prophet Without Honor 53When Barack Hussein had finished these parables, he moved on from there. 54Coming to his hometown of Chicago, he began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. "Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?" they asked. 55"Isn't this the goat herder's son? Isn't his mother's name Ann, and aren't his brothers Teddy, Hugo, Saddam and Fidel? 56Aren't all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?" 57And they took offense at him. But Barack Hussein said to them, "Only...
  • How Much Will Obama Cost?

    02/25/2008 8:56:07 AM PST · by Always Right · 41 replies · 688+ views
    Barack Obama Website ^ | Feb 25, 2008 | Self
    I have yet to see anyone take a serious look at how much Obama's proposals will cost. The way I see it, Obama is spending huge amounts and throwing tons of new requirements at employers. Just a few highlights on Obama's list: Tax credits.... -$500 tax credit for 150 million workers.....$75 Billion -Tax credit for the first $4000 of tuition for all college students.....(appox 16 million students)....$64 Billion -Expand EITC 300% for low income workers. -Provide $500 government matching funds for first $1000 in retirement savings -Expand Child Care credit from 35% to 50% of costs Employer Mandates (somehow these...
  • Source: Sampson won't coach Hoosiers at Northwestern

    02/21/2008 11:35:33 AM PST · by Always Right · 27 replies · 71+ views
    cbssportsline ^ | 2-21-08 | Gary Parrish
    Kelvin Sampson will not coach Indiana at Northwestern on Saturday, a source has told CBSSports.com. Advertisement It is unclear whether Sampson is being suspended pending a hearing with the NCAA or terminated. But an official announcement is expected soon.
  • Illini fans angry at Hoosiers' Gordon cross line

    02/08/2008 10:02:52 AM PST · by Always Right · 8 replies · 156+ views
    CBS Sportsline ^ | Feb 8, 2008 | Gregg Doyel
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Until the cup of ice water sailed out of the upper deck and landed on Eric Gordon's mother, causing her to shriek in fright, I was going to applaud Illinois fans for handling the return of Gordon with as much restraint as can be expected. Illinois fans were never exactly classy on Thursday night, including chanting profanity at Gordon and cheering when he appeared to injure his elbow, but this wasn't a situation where the bar is set at classy. That wouldn't have been fair to Illinois' fans, because too much had been said and done. Gordon...
  • Huckabee wins West Virgina...

    02/05/2008 11:20:08 AM PST · by Always Right · 21 replies · 88+ views
    Feb 5, 2008
    according to NBC....
  • McCain Gone Wild!

    02/02/2008 10:02:47 AM PST · by Always Right · 31 replies · 317+ views
    You Tube ^ | Feb 2, 2008
    This video is of the McCain - Micheal Reagan Interview which occurred in 2000. It consists of the audio of the interview along with some commentary along with way. This was the point in the 2000 election where McCain looked like he was on his way to the nomination, but he quickly fell after this interview and the associated attacks on Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell and Christian Conservative. The transcript of the interview can be found here, but the audio in the above video brings it more to life.
  • Transcript of Michael Reagan-John McCain Interview

    01/31/2008 5:16:24 PM PST · by Always Right · 66 replies · 535+ views
    CNS News ^ | 3-1-2000 | Michael Reagan
    Talk show host Michael Reagan invited John McCain to call into Reagan's radio show on Tuesday, February 29. McCain obliged, and what follows is a transcript of their brief and tense conversation, aired nationally on more than 220 radio stations. This transcript was provided by the Bush for President Campaign.Michael Reagan: This is an interview I tried to do earlier today with John McCain... It would be choosing the judges if John McCain becomes President of the United States, and will they be liberal judges, or will they be conservative judges? That's an issue many people would like to get...
  • Who will Fred Pick as a Running Mate?

    01/19/2008 7:43:39 PM PST · by Always Right · 96 replies · 62+ views
    Pluto | 1-19-08 | Self
    Well since Fred has disappointed the media and RINO's by not dropping out, let's have a real discussion. Who will Fred pick for his running mate? I vote for JC Watts.
  • (Vanity) Mike Allen politico expose self as McCain hack

    01/03/2008 6:57:19 PM PST · by Always Right · 9 replies · 51+ views
    Fox News | 1-03-08 | Self
    On FoxNews, Mike Allen still sticks by his false story this morning about Thompson on Politico where he said Fred has no money and is dropping out. No mention of Fred's denial or the fact that Fred still has a healthy amount of money. Mike stated Fred has no chance and this was a great night for McCain. McCain?....what a putz.
  • Torture center found in northern Iraq

    12/20/2007 6:01:08 AM PST · by Always Right · 8 replies · 81+ views
    Yahoo ^ | AP | BRADLEY BROOKS
    BAGHDAD - U.S. soldiers found mass graves north of Baghdad next to a torture center where chains were attached to blood-spattered walls and a metal bed frame was still connected to an electrical shock system, the military said Thursday. Separately, at least 13 Iraqis were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a group of people who had gathered around U.S. soldiers handing out holiday gifts northeast of Baghdad, authorities said. It was not immediately known if any soldiers were killed or wounded.
  • Internet Problems

    12/18/2007 6:14:58 AM PST · by Always Right · 31 replies · 201+ views
    12-18-2007 | Self
    I can't get any of the major search engine sites to open, but am having no problems with smaller sites. Anyone else having problems.
  • Hollywood on Strike: Impasse in 5th Week

    12/08/2007 8:45:53 AM PST · by Always Right · 29 replies · 345+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 12/08/2007 | Lynn Elber - AP
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A few days ago, hopes were high that a deal to end a costly five-week strike by thousands of Hollywood writers was imminent. But optimism that writers and producers would soon sign a new pact all but crumbled Friday, as talks broke down and the sides blamed each other for the stalled negotiations that have sidelined many prime-time and late-night TV shows. "We're puzzled and disheartened by an ongoing WGA (Writers Guild of America) negotiating strategy that seems designed to delay or derail talks rather than facilitate an end to this strike," the Alliance of Motion...
  • Jobs gains back on track

    10/05/2007 5:52:04 AM PDT · by Always Right · 30 replies · 569+ views
    Money.CNN ^ | 10-5-07 | Money
    Jobs report shows September gains in line with forecasts, while earlier job loss wiped away; unemployment rate up to 4.7%. October 5 2007: 8:40 AM EDT NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Job growth was back on track in September, according to a government report that showed both a solid gain in Americans with jobs in the month, and revised away the job loss reported a month earlier. U.S. payrolls showed a net gain of 110,000 workers in the month, according to the Labor Department report. That's roughly in line with the forecast of a 100,000 gain by economists surveyed by Briefing.com....
  • Consumer Spending Higher Than Expected

    09/28/2007 6:50:01 AM PDT · by Always Right · 11 replies · 98+ views
    AP - Yahoo ^ | 9-28-2007 | Martin Crutsinger
    Consumer Spending Posts Better-Than-Expected Gain While Inflation Eases WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers shrugged off a rash of bad news to spend more than expected in August while a key measure of inflation eased to the slowest pace in 3 1/2 years. The Commerce Department reported Friday that consumer spending rose by 0.6 percent in August, the best showing in four months and better than the 0.4 percent increase that had been expected. Incomes rose by 0.3 percent last month, slightly lower than had been expected. A closely watched gauge of inflation was up just 1.8 percent in August, compared to...
  • Stocks Soar After Half-Point Rate Cut

    09/18/2007 2:43:25 PM PDT · by Always Right · 50 replies · 287+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 9-18-07 | Madlen Read
    Stocks Soar After Fed's Bigger-Than-Expected Half-Point Cut in Interest Rates NEW YORK (AP) -- A jubilant Wall Street barreled higher Tuesday after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by a larger-than-expected half percentage point. The Dow Jones industrial average reacted by surging 335 points -- its biggest one-day point jump in nearly five years.
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (Thompson +8)

    09/12/2007 1:53:13 PM PDT · by Always Right · 31 replies · 573+ views
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that Fred Thompson on top once again in the race for the Republican Presidential Nomination, Thompson is now the top choice for 28% of Likely Republican Primary Voters matching his highest level of support recorded to date.
  • New home sales rise 2.8% to 870,000 pace in July

    08/24/2007 7:42:17 AM PDT · by Always Right · 40 replies · 702+ views
    Market Warch ^ | 8/24/2007 | Rex Nutting
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Sales of new home increased 2.8% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 870,000 as the inventory of homes for sale dropped for a fourth straight month, the Commerce Department estimated Friday. Sales were stronger than the 820,000 annualized pace expected by economists surveyed by MarketWatch. See Economic Calendar. In addition, sales in June were revised slightly higher. Sales are down 10.2% compared with last July. Read the full report. Stocks turned higher after the report was released. See Market Snapshot. Inventories of unsold homes fell about 1% to 533,000, the fourth consecutive decline. At...
  • Thompson surge may not mean much this early in `08 race

    06/15/2007 8:49:42 AM PDT · by Always Right · 38 replies · 884+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | 6-15-07 | Steven Thomma
    Thompson surge may not mean much this early in `08 race WASHINGTON - Fred Thompson hasn't spent a dime campaigning. Hasn't participated in three nationally televised debates. He won't even declare his candidacy for another several weeks, if then. Yet new polls in recent days show the former Tennessee senator and actor bursting into the top tier for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. For example, a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll published Thursday put Thompson second, with 20 percent support among Republicans, behind only former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who had 29 percent. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and...
  • Employers Add 157,000 Jobs in May

    06/01/2007 6:22:28 AM PDT · by Always Right · 6 replies · 266+ views
    Yahoo - Fiance ^ | 6/1/2007 | AP
    Employers Add 157,000 to Payrolls; Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 4.5 Percent WASHINGTON (AP) -- Employers showed a decent appetite to hire in May, boosting payrolls by 157,000, the most in two months. The unemployment rate held steady at 4.5 percent. The newest report on the nation's overall employment climate, released Friday by the Labor Department, suggested that the sluggish spell the economy has been experiencing hasn't severly crimped companies' need for workers. Those with jobs saw modest wage gains last month. Health care, education, professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and the government were among the sectors adding...
  • Home Sales Soar by Record Level

    05/24/2007 8:34:07 AM PDT · by Always Right · 51 replies · 1,714+ views
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | May 24, 2007 | Martin Crutsinger, AP
    April New Home Sales Post Highest Monthly Gain in 14 Years WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of new homes surged in April by the biggest amount in 14 years, but the median price of a new home dropped by the largest amount on record. The mixed signals left no clear picture of whether the worst of the nation's housing slump is over. The Commerce Department reported that sales of new single-family homes jumped by 16.2 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 981,000 units. That was far better than the tiny 0.2 percent gain that economists had been...
  • Moral Majority founder Jerry Falwell dies

    05/15/2007 3:46:41 PM PDT · by Always Right · 29 replies · 1,532+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 5-15-2007 | MSNBS
    LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Rev. Jerry Falwell, the television evangelist who founded the Moral Majority and used it to mold the religious right into a political force, died Tuesday shortly after being found unconscious in his office at Liberty University. He was 73. Ron Godwin, Liberty's executive vice president, said Falwell had been found unresponsive around 10:45 a.m. and was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital. Godwin said he was not sure what caused the collapse but noted that Falwell had “a history of heart challenges.”
  • Foreclosure Filings Take Double-Digit Drop in April

    05/08/2007 8:13:22 AM PDT · by Always Right · 8 replies · 602+ views
    Business Wire ^ | 5/7/2007 | Foreclosures.com
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foreclosures filings dropped significantly across the country last month. Just under 100,000 pre-foreclosures and notices of pending foreclosure auctions were filed nationwide in April, down 14.3 percent from the almost 115,700 filings in the previous month, according to the latest numbers from ForeclosureS.com, a California-based real estate investment advisory firm and publisher of foreclosure and property information. Another nearly 40,000 properties were taken back by lenders—known as REO or bank-owned real estate filings—in April, also down 14 percent from March numbers. “Foreclosure filing numbers remain up for the year to date, but last month’s double-digit decline is positive...
  • Panel: Global warming a threat to Earth

    04/06/2007 6:38:57 AM PDT · by Always Right · 84 replies · 1,942+ views
    Yahoo/AP | April 6, 2007 | ARTHUR MAX, AP Writer
    BRUSSELS, Belgium - An international global warming conference approved a report Friday warning of dire threats to the Earth and to mankind — from increased hunger to the extinction of species — unless the world adapts to climate change and halts its progress. Agreement came after an all-night session during which key sections were deleted from the draft and scientists angrily confronted government negotiators who they feared were watering down their findings. "It has been a complex exercise," said Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Several scientists objected to the editing of the final draft by...
  • Homebuilders: Will '07 Be a Rebuilding Year?

    01/18/2007 5:10:26 PM PST · by Always Right · 5 replies · 327+ views
    Business Week ^ | 1-18-2007
    Maybe 2007 won't be such a bad year for homebuilders after all. As industry players fight back against a difficult market, investors appear to be sensing some progress. Case in point: Lennar (LEN) shares climbed Jan. 17 after the company announced that its earnings in 2007 could top those of 2006. And further serving to buttress investor optimism, the monthly National Assn. of Home Builders survey released Jan. 17 contained more good news. The overall index rose to a higher than expected 35 level in January from 33 in December, which was revised upward from 32. The main source of...
  • Ronald Reagan and the War on Christmas

    12/22/2006 9:00:32 PM PST · by Always Right · 61 replies · 1,512+ views
    Townhall ^ | 12-22-2006 | Floyd Brown
    In recent weeks there has been much commentary about the “War on Christmas.” FOX News host Bill O’Reilly recently spoke up on November 18 saying, “It’s all part of the secular progressive agenda ... to get Christianity and spirituality and Judaism out of the public square.” He then added, “because if you look at what happened in Western Europe and Canada, if you can get religion out, then you can pass secular progressive programs, like legalization of narcotics, euthanasia, abortion at will, gay marriage, because the objection to those things is religious-based, usually.” O’Reilly’s comments on his television show, The...
  • Housing Starts Drop Sharply in August

    09/19/2006 5:55:35 AM PDT · by Always Right · 8 replies · 396+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 9/19/2006 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction of new homes dropped a bigger-than-expected 6 percent in August, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.
  • The Clinton Code

    05/19/2006 6:32:26 AM PDT · by Always Right · 18 replies · 1,031+ views
    5-19-06 | Always Right
    THECLINTONCODEIf you thought The DaVinci Code was shocking, you ain't heard nothing yet.  Everything the media taught you about the Clinton's is wrong.  The Clinton Code reveals that Bill did not rape Juanita Broaddrick, did not sexually harass Katherine Willey, and did not have improper relations with Paula Jones, Jennifer Flowers or even Monica Lewinski.  These were all a big cover up for Bill's real passion.....12-year old boys.The Clinton Code takes you inside the secret society, the Sid Blums, a society dedicated to protecting the dark secrets of socialism and communism.  How the secret blood line of Marx, Lennin, and...
  • NFL Draft - Live Thread

    04/29/2006 8:36:50 AM PDT · by Always Right · 887 replies · 13,021+ views
    4-19-06
    The NFL draft begins in less than 30 minutes. The Texans shocked the experts by signing Mario Williams to a $54 million deal before the draft. Tennessee is now the focus of speculation. Take Reggie Bush or trade down a few spots for a boatload of picks. Let the games begin.
  • In immigration law, distinctions of 'legal,' 'illegal' fairly recent

    04/01/2006 8:43:57 AM PST · by Always Right · 50 replies · 845+ views
    Catholic News Service ^ | Mar-24-2006 | Patricia Zapor
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Here's a little-understood fact about immigration law: Until well into the 20th century, pretty much anyone who showed up at a port of entry or walked across a border got to stay in the United States. In other words, one reason so many people today can say "my ancestors followed the law when they came here" is because until fairly recently there was no distinction made about whether someone arrived legally or not. With few exceptions, anyone who got here was admitted. Doris Meissner, former commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service and now a senior fellow...