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  • ISIS Terrorists Run for Their Lives When They Meet Real Soldiers for 1st Time – U.S. Special Forces

    12/19/2014 6:30:39 PM PST · 149 of 150
    apoliticalone to tcrlaf

    If Iraqis do not have the fortitude to defend their nation from ISIS invaders after so many Americans have sacrificed their lives and treasure, we are fools to pour good lives and money after bad. Time to take care of and rebuild the USA and screw the ME.. We need it.

  • #BREAKING New message to @Sony top execs from hackers:

    12/19/2014 8:38:42 AM PST · 16 of 60
    apoliticalone to C19fan

    So does anyone believe we should go to war for Hollywood, and their phony liberal execs and stars who make their career out of bending our minds and hammering those who might carry a Bible and a gun?

    I’m not convinced that what we are told by either this Japanese Co or their pawns in our government is reality. I’d be more likely to refer to it as pretending and virtual reality which is what Hollywood specializes in.

  • Happy Clinton Impeachment Day 2014!!! Impeachment is Forever

    12/19/2014 7:32:15 AM PST · 45 of 60
    apoliticalone to BillyBoy

    The public in general has gotten sick of looking at these same faces and hearing the same voices for generations pandering to interests instead of the Constitution. Term limits needed so they are out before they get corrupted.

  • Happy Clinton Impeachment Day 2014!!! Impeachment is Forever

    12/19/2014 7:23:26 AM PST · 44 of 60
    apoliticalone to Opinionated Blowhard

    Very astute observation about Matthews, etc. We’ve foolishly allowed the media to become so consolidated in their ownership and ideology that they can now work as a cabal instead of independent voices with thousands of different opinions as it was 35 years ago. Those that work for the consolidated cabal either tow the line or not work.

    Objective news from a 4th estate has been replaced with an agenda of propaganda.

  • Congressional critics ready to block Obama push to normalize Cuban relations

    12/19/2014 7:02:08 AM PST · 16 of 16
    apoliticalone to Kaslin

    While we worry about Cuba there is a commie faction here that essentially want the same thing for the USA that they wanted for Russia/Soviet Union.

    Some of the commonalities are gun control, political correctness, opposition to religions especially Christianity, pretend to be benevolent to the downtrodden as a power grab before they become tyrannical. They also encouraged a type of diversity and moving around different cultures (I.e Ukraine) as a means to weaken nationalism and unity, and insert their own ideology in local government.

    Our relationship with Cuba does not bother me nearly as much as a Congress that kowtows on policies from an imperial President on amnesty and immigration that are so obviously counter to America’s interests.

  • Come on, man: Paramount bans showings of Team America: World Police in place of The Interview

    12/18/2014 10:41:59 PM PST · 77 of 81
    apoliticalone to SeekAndFind

    Who cares about Sony Pics and their tail between their legs PC policies? It is not an American Co. Let the Japanese duke it out with the North Koreans. Most of the stuff from these movie companies should require that they pay the public to watch.

  • Bill Cosby used a 'friend' to court wife of Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno and then set her up

    12/18/2014 10:05:34 PM PST · 32 of 46
    apoliticalone to nicmarlo

    Everything the media publishes is meant to move forward an agenda that is biased. That is obvious with their reporting on illegal immigration, gun control, race baiting, perpetual victimhood of some, Trevon-Zimmerman, Duke Lacross, PC, hate crimes, etc.

    Cosby doesn’t speak in the same group think of the media about race and responsibility. While Cosby could be guilty, the media much prefer hyping that possibility and always dividing us more rather than promoting objectivity.The gender divide is important to the media too.

    They could turn Christ and Christians into pariahs if they wanted, but wait they do exactly that in many not so subtle ways at every opportunity.

  • FREEP This Poll - is Normalizing Relations with Cuba a good thing?

    12/18/2014 9:27:52 PM PST · 35 of 36
    apoliticalone to MplsSteve

    I’m old enough to remember a USA that had good jobs in every community. We made stuff. We had a tax base instead of a giveaway program for those at the bottom and more outrageously those who own our pols on TOP..

    We have our own commies that pushed their globalist agendas, open borders, gun control, diversity. Many were behind the policy that represented 40 yrs of free unbalanced trade with their Chicom friends and others. They waltzed away with bailouts and spoils of public assets and did great harm to the USA.

    Compared to the harm that has already been done to the USA, Cuba is not that significant to me. Be assured a few connected people will make money while screwing America.. They’ll convince pols to give Cuba billions in aid for their crony friends.

  • Landlord's Deathbed Confession Sends Siblings on Hunt for Hidden Silver

    12/17/2014 10:15:39 PM PST · 11 of 44
    apoliticalone to Vendome

    For some people $20M or $100M or$20B is not enough.. Greed and avarice is not a virtue although I have a friend who sees it that way.

    Skimming millions from “ subsidized” apartments. Not what that means except that someone and perhaps taxpayers were getting screwed.

  • JEB BUSH: "I HAVE NO PROBLEMS" PUSHING FOR AMNESTY BILL DURING GOP '16 PRIMARY

    12/17/2014 5:01:37 PM PST · 74 of 82
    apoliticalone to SWAMPSNIPER

    The Rs have their highest percentage representation of Congress in very many years because of immigration and foolish strategic Democratic policies. Repubs have this huge representation only because most Americans want the USA kept as America, and not turned into some third world Mexican etc. country to benefit only the Wall Street thieves.

    My sense is the Repub Party leadership will throw it all away to serve the Party elites. The Repub elites see it differently from us. Their interests are more concerned with getting cheap labor, Hispanic votes in the future, rather than serving the long term USA culture and R voters.

  • Alan Gross: Cuba Releases American After Five Years in Prison

    12/17/2014 12:57:09 PM PST · 33 of 46
    apoliticalone to SeekAndFind

    I have no problem with this. The American gets freed and goes home. Americans get to have commerce with their neighbor. American business benefits. Rush and other Americans can get good cigars.

    If we examined and listened to the various lying media every country has problems with government behavior towards its people. For Pete’s sake we gave (no not “we” but the traitors in DC that we pay and who failed to defend our national interests with balanced trade) gave the Commies in China our economy. China is just as non-democratic as Cuba.

    I never figured out why we didn’t start restoring relations 30 years ago and create commerce and improve relations. Instead handful of ex-Cubans with a chip on their shoulder controlled US policy. Maybe if I was a Cuban that went through it I’d think differently, but I’m not.

  • BREAKING: Jeb Bush is formally exploring 2016 White House bid

    12/17/2014 9:49:16 AM PST · 167 of 170
    apoliticalone to sodpoodle

    Putting parties and politics (and Obama) aside the Bushes and Clintons have done enormous harm to the USA IMHO. I don’t wish to see either one “darken the door to the Whitehouse again”, to take a phrase Rove used against Tom Tancredo because he opposed Bush on immigration.

    Why we allow some families reach the status of political dynasty is beyond me.. Nepotism is anti everything most of us wish America stood for.

  • BREAKING: Jeb Bush is formally exploring 2016 White House bid

    12/17/2014 9:34:02 AM PST · 166 of 170
    apoliticalone to stephenjohnbanker

    Nailed it! Americans and conservatives are finally waking up that globalism and transnational banks/corporations that own our government are neither conservative nor do they serve us. They are more likely to represent a threat to our freedoms and our economy because they represent conflicts of interest to Americans. Crony capitalism represents a merging of corrupt pols and business interests that conive and use our tax dollars as their piggy bank instead of using private capital.

  • D.A. to charge 2 more Phila. Democrats in sting(PA)

    12/17/2014 5:13:15 AM PST · 40 of 46
    apoliticalone to TangoLimaSierra

    Partisan tolerance of corrupt politicians is even worse in urban areas lorded over by only one Party.. Corruption and cronyism is killing us.

  • Should Oregon police issue commands in Spanish when facing a suspect at gunpoint?

    12/17/2014 5:06:44 AM PST · 74 of 81
    apoliticalone to PROCON

    The media and authorities should do a forensic analysis how this illegal got into the USA and then got a job and every other aspect that brought him to this point when he killed this kid. The employer should get his butt sued off too.. Instead of examining the real issue they bring up cops speaking the wrong language.

  • Should Oregon police issue commands in Spanish when facing a suspect at gunpoint?

    12/17/2014 4:45:47 AM PST · 73 of 81
    apoliticalone to PROCON

    Let me get this straight. An illegal Mexican immigrant stabs to death an American citizen at random and media commies whine about how the illegal could have been saved by Spanish speaking cops.

    The only one fretting about this language issue is the media doing what they always do, which is making or placing seeds of doubt that are intended to make the bad guys victims. Look at it this way the cops saved taxpayers many thousands to put this guy on trial and his subsequent incarceration.

  • House Conservatives Have the Power and Should Depose Speaker John Boehner

    12/16/2014 9:11:04 PM PST · 74 of 76
    apoliticalone to ROCKLOBSTER

    But where did that plank about changing the face and culture of America so that a few elites and big donors in the US(global) Chamber of Commerce can bank an extra couple hundred billion off of cheap labor, while costing the rest of us our country?

    I’ve been around a long time and I don’t recollect us citizens ever endorsing the 1965 Immigration Act that opened the flood gates of Balkanization and 3rd world immigration. Nor the decades long policy of failing to enforce our immigration laws. Worst of all was the sell out of our self sufficiency, tax base, and manufacturing economy as a gift of free trade to benefit exactly the same people wanting amnesty and temp H1B workers.

    I consider myself Independent, conservative, patriotic and USA first, but really not a Republican as I’ve always expressed in my profile.

  • Western Banks Cut Off Liquidity To Russian Entities

    12/16/2014 8:46:09 PM PST · 46 of 62
    apoliticalone to Always A Marine

    There is a feeling that some war profiteer with lots of money, clout and control of the message is working to suck the USA and others into either major saber rattling, or outright war with Russia. None of them will ever leave the comfort of a plush office somewhere in the financial district of NYC or London..

    It seems this entire Russian thing started when Obama and Putin had a run-in over Snowden. The Ukrainian thing then developed because of Obama and Victoria Nuland creating havoc.. The former commies in Russia are now in the USA and in Obamas administration.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/16/2014 8:28:33 PM PST · 96 of 97
    apoliticalone to sport

    I wish we could up-vote comments such as yours, and also edit posts to correct errors.. I’m on a device (HP touch pad)that is almost impossible to copy paste your comment to this input or another web page

  • House Conservatives Have the Power and Should Depose Speaker John Boehner

    12/16/2014 8:20:10 PM PST · 71 of 76
    apoliticalone to Cen-Tejas

    We have two Parties whose only consistent Party plank, aside from obeying those who pull their strings, is maintaining only 2 Parties.

    Third Party is a tough nut to crack. The establishment wing certainly understands that loss of the conservative base leaves the GOP without much clout and that should result in meaningful negotiations.. The corporate wing may have money but not voters.

  • Taliban school massacre: What kind of men kill children?

    12/16/2014 7:57:38 PM PST · 66 of 96
    apoliticalone to Citizen Zed

    Sadly I’ve become so disgustingly cynical of greedy corrupt politicians, oligarchs, bankers, dictators, gun runners, and other groups throughout the world seeking absolute power enough that I don’t rule anyone or any group out. It may not be politically correct to say it, but I’ve become skeptical of everything the media tells us.

    Evil and the desire for absolute power permeates too many in the world and there are truly scum who will do anything like killing children to gain PR advantage over others. There are many strange bedfellows in that region who are too smart for their own britches and will purposely set up enemies of enemies.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/16/2014 5:04:25 PM PST · 93 of 97
    apoliticalone to Candor7

    Dems can paint an image of themselves thanks to their owned media, and the propaganda they spew that they are kind and benevolent to society.....except that they are not.

    They and their owners are racist,corrupt and serve only those that own them while pretending to represent societal goodness.

    Society would be better off looking at individual candidates than being blind sided by corrupt Parties.

  • House Conservatives Have the Power and Should Depose Speaker John Boehner

    12/16/2014 4:01:51 PM PST · 9 of 76
    apoliticalone to cotton1706

    AMEN! Corruption, cronyism, lack of character, and most of all a lack of support for our historic USA culture and traditional American values defines Boehner. Cantor was even worse.

    Republicans have become puppets to big global bankers and business instead of conservatives that support Americans and family values. The GOP has become a Globalist Corrupt Corporate Party that has no resemblance to a conservative Party. The same thing happened to the UK, Australia, Canada, etc. Former conservative Parties became Global Corporate Parties that line up to sell out their own citizens.

  • Pakistan minister: 84 dead in Taliban attack

    12/16/2014 9:36:13 AM PST · 48 of 57
    apoliticalone to Biggirl

    Have you seen the Pakistanis crying out for gun control egged on by elites and the media? Perhaps they are not as gullible as us. They understand that the problem is not guns but criminality which will never ever obey “laws”. Guns are needed to protect against criminality.

    When one becomes cynical, such events are never taken at face value. Instead a cynic looks at the non-obvious and potential beneficiaries and even outside the box.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/15/2014 5:38:36 PM PST · 86 of 97
    apoliticalone to RedStateRocker

    “We need a constitutional amendment specifying that ALL documents are declassified 10 years after creation.

    The ONLY reason to keep anything classified is to protect intelligence assets.”

    Agreed. This is our country. Those that run it on behalf of us need to justify to us their decisions, not vice versa. We the owners should not feel that we must justify our actions. Their actions by default should be transparent unless as you said, to protect individual assets. Corruption is a major problem, and only sunlight and exposure is a solution.

  • Upbeat Cosby expects ‘black media’ to stay neutral

    12/15/2014 5:31:55 PM PST · 133 of 142
    apoliticalone to ansel12

    I’ll say again he could be guilty. I’m not beyond believing that anyone (at least those I do not know) could be guilty of anything. I do not know Bill Cosby nor his accusers.

    But instead of depending upon what I’ve come to believe as very untrustworthy media, who make up stories on the fly to suit their agenda against average Americans, I’ll wait for a trial to determine his guilt or innocence, if that ever occurs.

    I’m sick of hearing a biased elitist over paid media playing us as fools while they all get rich. What justifies $25 million/yr for Matt Lauer, that the NBC advertisers and marketeers then add to the cost of their Chinese made crap products?

  • Upbeat Cosby expects ‘black media’ to stay neutral

    12/15/2014 12:29:35 PM PST · 131 of 142
    apoliticalone to vette6387

    I’ll start by saying that I despise the new media because of what they’ve become. They represent a consolidated propaganda entertainment machine. They once candidly exposed political, government and big business corruption and that served the public.

    Today they are on a mission to keep average Americans infighting about relatively picayune subjects only they get to pick and choose. To better control they are dropping comments from their “news” articles. Most of the FOX News among others say Comments Closed.

    The media always tends to pit males against females in one manner or another, as part of their divide process. Usually males get the short end in these situations too. It is their game plan.

    Cosby could be guilty but since the victims did not come forth in a reasonable time (and there may be in their minds legitimate reasons) I can’t enthusiastically get behind a media movement to nail him.

  • Upbeat Cosby expects ‘black media’ to stay neutral

    12/14/2014 4:31:08 PM PST · 122 of 142
    apoliticalone to Pikachu_Dad

    “Their motives are money and notoriety NOW.

    they can make their false accusations with impunity knowing that all the evidence has long since been destroyed by the passage of time.”

    Well said. So we (the public) get our information from a media kangaroo court, that has proven time and again to be collectively biased. Their only priority is a promoting the MSM as a collective institution. They profit from hyped headlines and more eyeballs, instead of non-partisan honesty and fairness.

    The MSM have gone from a 4th estate that kept politicians and America honest to a profit seeking, agenda making cabal, that pumps out propaganda. I blame them for a significant part of the destruction of our culture. Now they are picking and choosing other designated targets.

    If Cosby is proven guilty then he should pay.

  • Upbeat Cosby expects ‘black media’ to stay neutral

    12/14/2014 11:34:16 AM PST · 65 of 142
    apoliticalone to Pikachu_Dad; reaganaut; grania; ansel12; vette6387; mylife; kiryandil

    Thanks for replying to my post #7

    To clarify I thought his statement about “black media” whoever that is, was crazy.

    My point was those who attempt to bring charges after such a long duration do a disservice in promoting victim justice. We need to seriously change our culture and justice system if victims are afraid to come forth.

    I don’t know if Cosby is or is not guilty. I refuse to judge based upon what a media that gets profits by increasing the shrill and hype index. They thrive on these types of cases that always revolve around something that they can then use to divide society - racism, gender, trans gender, guns, GLTB, etc.

    Having served on criminal juries, I simply refuse to judge and try people based upon what the entertainment media says, be it Nancy Grace or Wolf Blitzer or etc.

  • Upbeat Cosby expects ‘black media’ to stay neutral

    12/13/2014 10:03:57 PM PST · 7 of 142
    apoliticalone to conservative98

    Any woman (or man) that waits 10,20,30,40 years to report such a rape especially when it involves a current celebrity, does not deserve credibility or the ability to ruin the life of another. It destroys the concept of justice. They were not children and I even question that when a large amount of time has passed.

    The mind and memory works in funny ways and such a length of time can involve fabrication of events. It eliminates the possibility of a fair trial. It creates a situation where the defendant must defend a negative.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 6:16:24 PM PST · 63 of 97
    apoliticalone to apoliticalone

    In the interest of respect make that Darrell not Daryl. Never could spell that name.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 6:08:55 PM PST · 61 of 97
    apoliticalone to smoothsailing

    “Oh boy, Elijah Cummings is all for it! He who gets his marching orders from Valerie Jarrett.

    Hell, that’s reason enough alone to kill it. HA!”

    If it was only Cummings I would agree. But the letter you refer to (post 37 ) was signed and headlined by Daryl Issa - Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and only co-signed by Cummings. It’s rare event but sometimes good things for America can be politically unanimous opinions. This is what makes Boehner’s actions so frustrating because it represents overreach.

    Boehner supposedly allowed the same banker lobbies, that we are now back on the hook for on their risky derivative investments, to kill it. But then what should we expect, a government that actually works for transparency for the citizens? Never forget these are the same global bankers that I am still as a Tea Partier PO’d about, because they got to live very high on the hog off our debt, bailouts and Fed printing presses, while the impact to our financial system and economy is still very questionable.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 12:11:07 PM PST · 37 of 97
    apoliticalone to smoothsailing

    http://oversight.house.gov/release/issa-cummings-call-house-passage-foia-improvement-act/

    December 9, 2014

    Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., called on the House to pass and send the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Improvement Act to the President for his signature following its unanimous passage in the Senate last night.

    “The FOIA Improvement Act will strengthen FOIA, the cornerstone open government law,” Issa and Cummings said in a joint statement. “The House unanimously passed companion legislation, H.R. 1211, earlier this year. The FOIA Improvement Act is a bipartisan bill that, after last night’s passage by the Senate, deserves to be taken up by the House and sent to the President.”

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 12:03:06 PM PST · 36 of 97
    apoliticalone to Libertynotfree

    http://e-pluribusunum.com/ for more info

    According to several sources the FOIA reform was scuttled because of the banking lobbyists, Any surprise there? Our country is being scuttled while Boehner plays the national anthem and all sorts of patriotic music as background on his House Speaker phone line, while they block comments because his mailbox is full.

    The people (and if we had a legitimate media) need to pit the two Parties against each other based upon how well they can lead by transparency and by exposing corruption and fraud. The political corruption is at the root of what is tearing our country down.

    Now we are adding more immigrants from Latin America that are more adept at accepting corrupt governments than fighting it. That’s probably part of the amnesty rationale by the connected elites.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 11:13:22 AM PST · 22 of 97
    apoliticalone to Diogenesis

    Your photo defines conniving politicians. Boehner has a better tan than O.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 11:11:56 AM PST · 21 of 97
    apoliticalone to smoothsailing

    “By tabling the bill until the new Congress is sworn in less a month from now, the Republicans can beef up the bill and make it even more pro-openness and pro-disclosure.”

    I hope so, but I won’t hold my breath. That would take a man that’s shrewd and honest and pro-America. Perhaps he is shrewder and more pro America than I give him credit. His position favoring bailing out more anti American bankers and giving in to the pro illegal amnesty, cheap labor crowd, doesn’t give me hope.

    I’d like to see a stronger government transparency bill passed under Repub bonafides that would force disclosure of gun running, IRS, Benghazi, etc. Obama would dare not veto it.

  • Boehner Kills FOIA Reform Already Passed Unanimously

    12/12/2014 9:33:07 AM PST · 1 of 97
    apoliticalone
    All these things where we're kept in the dark like the IRS, Benghazi, HUD need FOIA reform where the government is forced to disclose what went on. This bill would have helped in that regard. Boehner didn't want that openess requirement and thus stymied a bill that had already been passed unanimously. He obviously doesn't work for honest government or the people. It's a club and the doors are kept sealed to those who pay the bills.
  • Senator: Obama’s Amnesty Gives Illegals A Fast-Track To Voting Booth

    12/11/2014 10:03:09 PM PST · 38 of 60
    apoliticalone to kevao

    You won’t get into Canada unless you have something valuable to contribute and financial self sufficiency, and you won’t get a job there either unless you have legal residency.

    Only our corrupt USA political elites tolerate this for either their handouts from the cheap labor lobby, or politics and potential voters. The USA citizens be damned.

  • Republicans say GOP needs 80 Democrats to pass the bill - source Jim Moran (CSPAN)

    12/11/2014 8:54:32 PM PST · 132 of 144
    apoliticalone to dragnet2

    “everything that happens in DC is not in America’s interest”

    That sums it up. Tonight they will go out, celebrate their fleecing of the people and buy a round of the best top’shelf for “the house” using our tax money.

    These comprehensive bills serve as a major smokescreen and threat to the citizenry.

  • Republicans say GOP needs 80 Democrats to pass the bill - source Jim Moran (CSPAN)

    12/11/2014 8:18:45 PM PST · 129 of 144
    apoliticalone to cva66snipe

    In case this was ever in doubt this bill proves beyond all question that the elites, not the people run America. The only difference between the D and R leadership is the letter after their name, and both have a small “e” representing establishment.

  • Exclusive: House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans into Accidentally Supporting Obama's

    12/07/2014 10:24:24 PM PST · 16 of 45
    apoliticalone to Waryone

    It appears Boehner is owned/controlled by the same bi-partisan faction that have perpetually pushed for open borders and amnesty, and also are constantly pushing to nullify or weaken the 2nd Amendment. I don’t know the reason but it is obvious that political elites and Party leaders always seem to lack the will to consider what it is that is in the interest of America and what we citizens want.

    The politicos talk about body cameras on cops. We’d be well served if we the people had access to body cameras with audio on members of Congress.

  • Sunlight Converted Into Electricity With Highest Efficiency Ever Reported

    12/07/2014 9:34:26 PM PST · 9 of 24
    apoliticalone to KarlInOhio

    I am much more willing to support rebates for end user/citizens to help push a technology, but never outright taxpayer handouts and forgivable loans to crony capitalist con artists and financial wheeler dealers as was done with Solyndra. The media covered for those thieves and their political cohorts.

    We’d be better off encouraging individual American homeowners to improve their energy self sufficiency and use of their residence footprint with certain types of PV solar than we are creating centralized solar farms that are vulnerable to natural disasters, terrorism and ecological issues.

    But as you aptly said what gets funded is always based upon how much the lobbyists pay off our corrupt Congress.

    Private capital needs to be put up and used for any large scale development otherwise it always corrupts government and steals from our treasury.

  • Chemical leak at Hyatt Regency deemed intentional

    12/07/2014 3:44:56 PM PST · 7 of 47
    apoliticalone to tet68

    Always conservative but now a cynic. I’m convinced that we as a society are being played by the Edward Bernays propaganda types that scheme and manipulate reality to suit their own interests.

    The masses and people are clueless and the last to know what is reality. The schemers know how to play us and the system. I don’t believe anything from the MSM.

  • TEXAS REP INTRODUCES LEGISLATION BARRING FEDERAL GUN CONTROL 'PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE'

    12/07/2014 3:37:42 PM PST · 31 of 84
    apoliticalone to Jack Hydrazine

    The incessant pressures for gun control are the same as the relentless pressures for “immigration reform”. Both are reminiscent of villains in the horror movies that will not die.

    Connected elites, crony capitalists, and MSM have their perpetual hooks in Congress looking for their favors and handouts. They combine with a large uniformed segment of America also looking for handouts.

    Phony benevolent elites in society will always promote disarming the masses, because it will minimize any perception by their peers in power that masses should have political power. Self defense always equals political power. Elites prefer unilateral power.

  • State joins call for Convention to amend US Constitution

    12/04/2014 1:11:39 PM PST · 56 of 66
    apoliticalone to familyop

    The media runs this country into the ground for their cronies (political and otherwise), when they should be exposing corruption, waste, fraud and abuse. We’ve allowed our government and elected officials to be hijacked by crooked pols and predators that use other peoples money to advance and feed into their power. Much of what you read in the media is intended to advance the philosophy.

  • Grand Jury Declines to Indict NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Death: Sources

    12/03/2014 8:30:44 PM PST · 346 of 476
    apoliticalone to dragnet2

    “Escalating widespread distrust of government at all levels, causing massive cracks in our foundation.

    Sums up what I too feel, el perfecto”

    While the American D/R sheep are conditioned to argue about relatively insignificant minor stuff, our nation is being corrupted and lost by the political elites and their benefactors, from the outside in and inside out.

    Our most significant problem in America is not politics, but political corruption and it runs from bottom to top.

  • Grand Jury Declines to Indict NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Death: Sources

    12/03/2014 6:01:27 PM PST · 279 of 476
    apoliticalone to dead

    This isn’t about race or politics or left or right.

    It’s about public servants who should be protecting and defending overstepping their authority, and taking public lives or their pets, etc in the process. I no longer make excuses for law enforcement even though they have a tough job dealing with the dregs of society. They get paid well and they retire damn well, which is more than many taxpaying Americans get.

    My views are that police that are incompetent, that shoot the wrong person at the wrong house, or obviously over step their bounds need charged criminally. Their pension funds needs assessed if taxpayers are put on the hook for their actions. They need held civilly liable too just as most Americans are if they do something negligent that hurts others while doing their job. No more excuses.

  • Black Friday brawl over 50in TVs on offer for just $220 sparks near riot in Texas Walmart

    12/01/2014 8:52:25 PM PST · 34 of 39
    apoliticalone to C19fan

    This is directed to all of us. Call me Scrooge but I think Americans would be better served to tell the merchants to stuff their Christmas (that can’t be called “Christmas”) hype and greed where the sun doesn’t shine..

    We’d all be better off doing something kind and helpful for others, than wasting our money buying Chinese stuff that we usually don’t need just to impress others that could care less.. Most of what we spend ends up as debt to China and less for our retirement. I hate to see Americans led around by propaganda and advertising.

  • World's Worst Animal Sacrifice Is [Performed by Nepalese] Hindu [At Nepal Festival in Nepal]

    12/01/2014 8:31:35 PM PST · 54 of 59
    apoliticalone to T-Bone Texan

    There was a time when countries represented singular if not similar cultures with the same language and religions and the inhabitants/tribes had common bonds.. The borders defined these common cultures where people lived with minimal ethnic friction. They had wars but they were beyond their borders.

    The political and academic elites push for multiculturalism because they use it to advance their own interests by playing people against each other. My concern is they plan on using it in the USA when they feel the time is ripe for turmoil. They can use their spin and media to turn us into anarchy and the Balkans so they can then plunder all of us as happened in many countries before. They want us unarmed too so that they can easily fund and pick winners.

  • Dish washer installation. Advice please!

    12/01/2014 8:06:53 PM PST · 61 of 105
    apoliticalone to daler

    I have a shop full of tools and tool boxes from welders to chain saws to plumbing tools to automotive and I used to do everything. I no longer enjoy working in contortionist positions like you may need to do under the sink, dealing with counter heights, drain line, garbage disposal adapters, etc..

    These types of one off jobs for you, (not the pros) often take more time than you ever expect.. As others have said the pros will get in and out and take the old unit along, and if something goes wrong you are not in the middle..

    Have the store arrange for install. My 2 cents.