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  • 10 Years Ago Today (major barf alert)

    07/29/2014 8:13:34 AM PDT · by Baynative · 8 replies
    WaPo Politics ^ | e-media
    10 year ago tonight, America's #1 doofus gigolo John Kerry accepted the democrat nomination for President. Although we dodged the bullet on a bigger scale, he's still with us and making the world a more dangerous place. "I am not one to read into things, but guess which wing of the hospital the maternity ward was in? (APPLAUSE) I'm not kidding. I was born in the West Wing. "
  • SARAH ALERT! SARAH ALERT!

    07/28/2014 1:22:52 PM PDT · by Baynative · 111 replies
    Radio ^ | 7/28/14 | Baynative
    Sarah Palin called in to Michael Medved to confront him about saying her impeachment idea is stupid. She was in her car and he is putting her back on at the half hour.
  • Lance Armstrong to ride again — this time in Sturgis

    07/22/2014 3:02:57 PM PDT · by Baynative · 57 replies
    Rapid City Journal ^ | 7/22/14 | Deb Holland
    STURGIS | Perhaps, the comeback starts in Sturgis. Lance Armstrong, who has been stripped of seven Tour De France titles and received a lifetime ban from competitive cycling for doping, was named Monday as the grand marshal of the 12th Annual Mayor's Ride at the Sturgis motorcycle rally.
  • Dennis Prager The Israel-Arab conflict - on one foot

    07/21/2014 9:08:34 AM PDT · by Baynative · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr/28/24 | Dennis Prager
    A very simple and concise discourse in the dilmema of Israel v. Arab terror.
  • MAP: Where feds are trying to relocate illegal border surgers

    07/09/2014 4:37:17 PM PDT · by Baynative · 38 replies
    numbersUSA ^ | 7/9/14 | Website
    Relocation Map Key As with all maps, you can zoom in and out, and click and drag the map for a different view. (For a larger version of this map click here. You can see a full list of all the communities in the left column.) NumbersUSA is daily updating this interactive map to show which communities are under threat of the federal government moving large numbers of illegal aliens there from the border.
  • "A More Perfect Union"

    07/05/2014 9:41:43 AM PDT · by Baynative · 10 replies
    BYU TV ^ | 7/5/14 | Network
    Witness how a handful of brilliant men lead a political battle to create a new form of government.
  • Tour de France *** 2014 *** [LIVE THREAD]

    07/02/2014 12:26:29 PM PDT · by Baynative · 308 replies
    Le Tour ^ | July 2, 2014 | Various
    While the media tries to make soccer into a real sport we are only three days away from the 2014 Tour de France a genuine test of men against men, men against nature, men against elements and men testing their own hearts and will.
  • A cause for Impeachment - it goes beyond the community organizer

    06/22/2014 5:45:44 PM PDT · by Baynative · 42 replies
    A very upset me ^ | 6/22/14 | Baynative
    The disgusting immigration tragedy Obama has caused is not limited to our southern border. It extends far into central and even south America. The blame now lies with every member in congress and they all should be held accountable.
  • Have you contacted your representative lately? (vanity)

    06/20/2014 6:49:01 AM PDT · by Baynative · 20 replies
    6/20/14 | Baynative
    I am down to my last nerve, as they say. Watching the news about the multiple scandals and how the residents of the beltway treat it all as no big deal infuriates me as I'm sure it does with many, many other American citizens. It is hard to prioritize the disgusting events we are witnessing, but I think one example might be the long overdue dismantling of the IRS. This is the agency that is being put in charge of every aspect of our lives from finance and savings to health care and they have the gall to admit they...
  • ISIS Leader to USA: ‘Soon We Will be in Direct Confrontation’

    06/14/2014 8:35:28 AM PDT · by Baynative · 53 replies
    CNS ^ | 6/13/14 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), issued a rare audio message back on January 21 in which he flatly stated his group’s intention to march on Baghdad and move into “direct confrontation” with the United States. “Our last message is to the Americans. Soon we will be in direct confrontation, and the sons of Islam have prepared for such a day,” Baghdadi said. “So watch, for we are with you, watching.”
  • Boeing Formation Flight: Saving Energy Like Birds Do

    06/10/2014 2:25:42 PM PDT · by Baynative · 29 replies
    Boeing-YouTube ^ | 6/6/2014 | Boeing
    Saving energy is not an easy task but how do the Boeing engineers do it? The answer is flying above you.
  • The McConnell challenge that wasn’t

    05/20/2014 12:16:53 PM PDT · by Baynative · 209 replies
    Politico/Playbook ^ | 5/20/14 | JAMES HOHMANN
    Matt Bevin seemed like the ideal candidate to challenge Mitch McConnell. The handsome and personable businessman, a father of nine, impressed national conservative groups looking for a chance to knock off the Senate Republican leader. These groups, from the Senate Conservatives Fund to FreedomWorks, the Tea Party Patriots and the Madison Project, invested more than $1 million in the Kentucky GOP primary. Bevin himself spent more than $3 million, including $1 million of his own fortune. And, yet, polls indicate he’s going to get creamed Tuesday.
  • 17-Yr-Old Girl Who Wants to Actually Represent the People Just Unseated a Politician in W. Virginia

    05/17/2014 7:45:19 AM PDT · by Baynative · 71 replies
    ijreview ^ | 5/15/14 | Justen Charters
    Saira Blair, who just unseated an incumbent West Virginia state legislator, isn’t thinking about her plans for the summer. She’s thinking about how to defeat Democrat Layne Diehl come November. Because if Saira wins, it will make her the youngest legislator in West Virginia’s history- she’s just 17 years old.
  • McDonald's hires 7,000 touch-screen cashiers

    05/16/2014 8:28:54 AM PDT · by Baynative · 142 replies
    cnet ^ | 5/17/14 | Amanda Kooser
    The touch screens will only accept debit or credit cards, adding to the slow death knell of cash and coins. This all goes along with an overall revamp of McDonald's restaurants worldwide aimed at projecting a modern image as opposed to the old-fashioned golden arches with a slightly creepy (to my taste anyway) clown guy hanging around the french fries.
  • MSNBC Suspects Voter Fraud When Kids Make Rush ‘Author of the Year,’ Sharpton Wants to Check IDs

    05/16/2014 8:23:24 AM PDT · by Baynative · 39 replies
    ijreview ^ | 5/15/14 | Michael Hausam
    Liberals across America are up in arms about Rush Limbaugh being awarded “Author of the Year” by the Children’s Book Council after the group held an online vote premised on it being restricted to kids. Interestingly, several leftists of MSNBC’s ilk attempted to get the book banned from the election process, knowing that the hot-selling children’s book was a candidate to win the title. Reverend Al and his panel of unremorseful left-wing zealots splashed as much haterade as possible, spewing as much denial and contempt as they could on Rush winning the award.
  • Home Depot Falls For Islamist Accommodations

    05/10/2014 8:20:42 AM PDT · by Baynative · 36 replies
    Dailyrollcall ^ | March 21, 2014 | Staff
    The Home Depot in Dearborn MI, was the latest victim succumbing to the demands of an organization that shouldn’t even be in existence in the United States. Once again, the questions that begs to be answered is how is this training even occurring? Since when are “religious” entities allowed to give training to corporations, albeit private, when no other religion could do the same? The following is CAIR’s announcement of its “cultural” training:
  • Schadenfreude: MSNBC Anchor Sees His Health Insurance Premiums Skyrocket Under ObamaCare

    05/05/2014 11:43:03 AM PDT · by Baynative · 61 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | November 2013 | Brian Carey
    “Thnx Mr. President!” That’s what former MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan had to say to President Obama in a tweet earlier today. He was saying it sarcastically. You know, like when you say “thanks a lot!” to someone who bumps into you in the hallway, causing you to spill your coffee all over your clothes. But Mr. Ratigan experienced something far worse than a coffee spill. His health insurance premiums are skyrocketing thanks to the hilariously named Affordable Care Act. What happened? Well, for starters, Ratigan had catastrophic health insurance coverage. That means that he sees himself as pretty healthy and...
  • 30 Wildly Entertaining Pictures Show How You Too Can Become a Left-Wing Protester

    04/26/2014 8:40:43 PM PDT · by Baynative · 36 replies
    ijreview ^ | 4/26/14 | Emily Hulsey
    Have you ever asked yourself: What would it be like to be a left-wing protester? You have? Well, look no further! Here are 30 photos that show you how to become one yourself!
  • Bill Encourages Schools To Teach About Racial Significance Of Obama’s Presidency

    04/26/2014 9:23:35 AM PDT · by Baynative · 57 replies
    CBSlocal ^ | March 4, 2014 | APwire
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that passed the Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support Thursday encourages California schools to teach students about the racial significance of Barack Obama’s presidency. The Assembly approved AB1912 with a 71-0 vote and no debate or discussion. It now heads to the state Senate. The bill by Assemblyman Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, asks state education officials to include Obama’s election in history and social studies standards laying out what students are expected to learn. High school history students already learn about recent presidents. But Holden says lessons about Obama also should focus on what his election...
  • Woman's fight against City of Seattle will continue, even in death

    04/19/2014 9:29:52 AM PDT · by Baynative · 19 replies
    MyNorthwest ^ | 4/18/14 | Chris Sullivan
    A property rights fight near Seattle's waterfront will continue, despite the death of the property owner. Late last year, the Seattle City Council voted to used its powers of eminent domain to take the parking lot owned by a 103-year-old Spokane woman named Myrtle Woldson. The city asked her to sell. She refused. So the city council simply voted to condemn the property and take it.
  • Frustrated curmudgeon seeks help (vanity)

    04/10/2014 7:31:50 AM PDT · by Baynative · 37 replies
    Impatience and frustration | 4/10/14 | me
    I just received a Samsung Galaxy S4 cell phone and can't figure it out. I was satisfied with my old Motorola flip phone; it rang when I wanted, reminded me of meetings and even sent text messages. This new thing has a pretty screen and more stuff than a space shuttle, but finding it and making it work is next to impossible with no grandkids here to help.
  • Virtual Tour of Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

    04/08/2014 6:16:25 PM PDT · by Baynative · 11 replies
    Smithsoniam Museum ^ | N/A | Smithsonian
    Not sure if I posted this correctly. But it is something I think everyone will find interesting, although maybe a bit time consuming as there is a lot to see.
  • Weekend respite from it all I have a (vanity) question...

    03/29/2014 10:03:44 AM PDT · by Baynative · 71 replies
    Just me ^ | 3/29/14 | baynative
    Politics and Obama are wearing me down. So, I'm thinking of one of my favorite subjects and looking for some comments on remembering "the first time".
  • Putin Redraws Russian Borders; Obama Unveils Bracket Picks

    03/19/2014 9:13:05 AM PDT · by Baynative · 37 replies
    news.nom.co ^ | 1/19/14 | staff
    From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt:Perhaps Obama Will Play the Fiddle at Tonight’s Democratic FundraisersToday’s Headlines, from Moscow…In a gilded Kremlin hall used by czars, Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders Tuesday by declaring the Crimean Peninsula part of the motherland -- provoking a surge of emotion among Russians who lament the loss of empire
  • Al-Qaeda Calls for Car Bomb Attacks on American Cities, Targets Abroad

    03/16/2014 3:19:05 PM PDT · by Baynative · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/15/14 | Kerry Picket
    The latest issue of Al-Qaeda's Inspire magazine contains an article about using car bombs in U.S. cities as well as abroad during election seasons, both presidential and congressional, as well as on Christmas and New Years Eve. The cities and areas listed in the piece include Washington, D.C., New York, Northern Virginia, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
  • Model Sues Playboy, Morning Show Host For Hitting Her In Butt With Golf Club

    03/15/2014 2:50:34 PM PDT · by Baynative · 97 replies
    CBS on line ^ | MAr 2014 | staff
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A model has filed suit against Playboy Enterprises and a co-host of the Playboy Morning Show (simulcast on radio and cable TV) for allegedly striking her in the buttocks with a golf club. Elizabeth Dickson filed the complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging battery and negligence. According to TMZ, she is suing for $500K plus punitive damages.
  • Hillary Clinton adviser Minyon Moore sought funds for illegal campaign, court papers allege

    03/11/2014 5:06:23 PM PDT · by Baynative · 18 replies
    WaPo ^ | 3/11/14 | Matea Gold and Rosalind S. Helderman
    A longtime adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton personally sought and secured the funding for an illegal shadow operation to boost Clinton’s 2008 presidential bid, according to court papers released as part of a wide-reaching campaign finance scandal. Washington businessman Jeffrey Thompson, who pleaded guilty Monday on federal conspiracy charges in a case that has focused largely on District Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 election, told federal prosecutors that Clinton aide Minyon Moore asked him to fund pro-Clinton efforts in four states and Puerto Rico totaling $608,750 during the hard-fought 2008 Democratic presidential primary campaign, the documents show.
  • Real news from inside the Ukraine protests (Warning= graphic and real)

    03/06/2014 2:16:58 PM PST · by Baynative · 57 replies
    elenafilatova.com ^ | march 2014 | Filatova Elena Vladimirovna
    Uprising began at the end of November 2013 when president failed to sign European Union Association Agreement. There were few hundred pro-EU protesters on the streets and police moved on them. In a next few days many students and journalists were beaten up and all country learned about police beating peaceful protesters. Thanks God we have freedom of speech in Ukraine which we won 9 years ago at Orange Revolution
  • DETROIT JURY AWARDS MUSLIM MAN $1.1 MILLION FOR "BEARD DISCRIMINATION"

    03/02/2014 5:18:21 PM PST · by Baynative · 26 replies
    We the People via Pam Geller ^ | March 2, 2014 | link/staff
    A jury in the bankrupt city of Detroit awarded a Muslim 1.1 million dollars for his inability to find a job. He claimed that he was fired for his Muslim beard — this after 17 years on the job. So for 17 years the beard was not a problem, but when he was fired, he claimed it was because he was Muslim. And the jury, socking it to “the man,” gave him $1.1 million.
  • America is fed up of me: Morgan to quit CNN job

    02/23/2014 5:48:16 PM PST · by Baynative · 97 replies
    The Times-UK ^ | Feb 24, 2014 | Will Pavia
    Three years after he launched himself on an unsuspecting American public as a prime-time interrogator of politicians and celebrities, Piers Morgan has admitted defeat in the nightly ratings battle and plans to step down from his CNN show.
  • Does anyone use, or understand Linked In? (vanity question)

    02/20/2014 9:09:05 AM PST · by Baynative · 69 replies
    Inquiry | 2/20/14 | Baynative
    I get messages from a website called Linked In all the time. It appears to be some sort of business oriented facebook thingie. But, I can't figure out what it does.
  • BREAKING: Utah legislators move to kill NSA data center

    02/13/2014 9:40:01 AM PST · by Baynative · 117 replies
    Ben Swann ^ | 2/12/14 | Michael Lotfi
    SALT LAKE CITY, February 12, 2014–Can Utah shut down the new NSA data center by turning off the water? A new bill introduced by state Rep. Marc Roberts seeks to do just that. The legislation drafted by a transpartisan coalition organized by the Tenth Amendment Center (TAC) and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC) called OffNow Coalition. The Utah Fourth Amendment Protection Act would expressly prohibit state material support, participation, and assistance to any federal agency that collects electronic date or metadata without a search warrant “that particularly desribes the person, place and thing to be searched or seized.”...
  • Catherine Engelbrecht's Testimony at House of Representatives (video)

    02/08/2014 10:28:31 AM PST · by Baynative · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 2014 | Catherine Engelbrecht
    This 7 minute video should be an inspiration to all and a reminder of just how important this year's elections are.
  • Feb 3, 1959:The day the music died

    02/03/2014 6:40:08 AM PST · by Baynative · 106 replies
    History ^ | Feb 3 | History
    On this day in 1959, rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few minutes after takeoff from Mason City on a flight headed for Moorehead, Minnesota. Investigators blamed the crash on bad weather and pilot error. Holly and his band, the Crickets, had just scored a No. 1 hit with "That'll Be the Day." After mechanical difficulties with the tour bus, Holly had chartered a plane for his band to fly between stops on the Winter Dance Party Tour. However, Richardson,...
  • A Formula for Happiness

    01/31/2014 9:32:32 AM PST · by Baynative · 20 replies
    NYT Sunday Review ^ | December 2013 | Arthur Brooks
    Beneath these averages are some demographic differences. For many years, researchers found that women were happier than men, although recent studies contend that the gap has narrowed or may even have been reversed. Political junkies might be interested to learn that conservative women are particularly blissful: about 40 percent say they are very happy. That makes them slightly happier than conservative men and significantly happier than liberal women. The unhappiest of all are liberal men; only about a fifth consider themselves very happy.
  • Gov. Jerry Brown Speaks To KCAL9′s Dave Bryan About State ‘Water War’

    01/30/2014 7:27:47 AM PST · by Baynative · 17 replies
    CBS LA ^ | 1/29/14 | newsteam
    BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA.com) — California’s ongoing drought is forcing Governor Jerry Brown to start a so-called “water war” between the north and the south. The governor revealed Wednesday he’s prepared to move water from Southern California to drier areas of the state as conditions worsen. Speaking exclusively to KCAL9 political reporter Dave Bryan outside an engagement in Beverly Hills, Brown said it could be necessary to implement drastic measures to alleviate communities at risk of running out of water.
  • Maine governor to state attorney general: 'Sue me'

    01/23/2014 7:08:41 AM PST · by Baynative · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jan 9, 2014 | Dave Sherwood
    LePage vetoed a bill last year that would have increased the number of low-income people eligible for the federal insurance program, but Democrats are pushing him to reconsider. Local newspapers have also called on LePage to release the report, which his spokesman, Peter Steele, said is in draft stage and not yet ready for public release. "Of course we want this report to get out to the public," said Steele. "All the governor is saying, is, 'Can I at least read it first?'" LePage, who frequently expresses his distaste for the news media, told a group of eighth graders in...
  • January 20 - A sad day

    01/20/2014 6:43:00 AM PST · by Baynative · 46 replies
    Sometrhing I'm thinking | 1/20/2014 | Pensive me
    I'm watching Martin Luther King's speech at the mall in Washington D.C. - I'm looking at the reflecting pool and thinking where America has gone...
  • What if both parties are the same?

    01/10/2014 8:23:18 AM PST · by Baynative · 34 replies
    Live Leak ^ | Pre-election 2012 | Judge Napolitano
    I just saw this video from before the last election. It is Judge Napolitano talking about the unchecked growth and influence of government.
  • Canadian News Anchor Gives Warning To American Gun Owners

    01/09/2014 9:25:33 AM PST · by Baynative · 21 replies
    Sun News Canada ^ | March 2013 | Brian Lilley (newscaster)
    Canadian News Anchor Brian Lilley gives a warning to American Gun Owners
  • Liz Cheney abandons Senate bid, citing family health issues

    01/07/2014 2:11:02 PM PST · by Baynative · 15 replies
    WaPo ^ | 1/6/14 | Karen Tumulty and Sean Sullivan
    Five months after shaking Wyoming Republican politics by launching an audacious bid to unseat the state’s senior senator, Liz Cheney on Monday called an abrupt end to her chaotic campaign, citing unspecified “serious health issues” that have arisen in her family. The announcement by the ­eldest daughter of former vice president Richard B. Cheney caught her fellow Republicans by surprise, just as her decision to enter the race had in July.
  • BREAK UP: Will California splinter into 6 states? Voters, Congress could soon decide

    01/07/2014 12:42:38 PM PST · by Baynative · 81 replies
    WATimes ^ | 1/6/14 | Valerie Richardson
    There’s nothing like a guy with a few million bucks to lend instant credibility to a previously penny-ante movement to split up the state of California. Venture capitalist Tim Draper of Silicon Valley has filed paperwork for a November ballot measure that would divide California into six states, calling the Golden State as presently constituted “too big and bloated.”
  • Obama To Americans: You Don't Deserve To Be Free

    01/01/2014 1:08:28 PM PST · by Baynative · 52 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/31/13 | Harry Binswanger
    President Obama’s Kansas speech is a remarkable document. In calling for more government controls, more taxation, more collectivism, he has two paragraphs that give the show away. Take a look at them.
  • 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact

    12/28/2013 9:14:07 AM PST · by Baynative · 89 replies
    Upworthy ^ | Adam Mordecai
    This pretty much speaks for itself. At 1:05, I get a rude awakening. At 1:41, he starts talking about you. At 2:24, he says a "bad" word. At 3:50, he kind of breaks my brain. At 4:50, he lets you know how broke you really are. At 5:20, he rubs it in. And at 5:50, he points out that reality isn't close to what we think it is.
  • Get Plugged In! - Start the new year right, the convention of states project needs you

    12/26/2013 6:45:18 PM PST · by Baynative · 32 replies
    COS Project ^ | 12/30/13 | Jordan Sillars
    Have you ever wondered why it is that gay marriage dominates the media and the political landscape when it effects only about 2% of the population, but issues important to conservatives get pushed aside or are ignored even though we are an estimated 44% of the population? Well, here's your chance to get up, get involved in changing all that and urge others to do the same.
  • Sandwich Shop Cans Workers Days Before Christmas

    12/24/2013 9:08:25 AM PST · by Baynative · 98 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 12/24/13 | staff
    A River North sandwich shop fired its 20 employees Sunday night via email. The firings were effective immediately for the workers at Snarf’s Sub Shop at 600 W Chicago
  • Right on Track (Convention of States)

    12/19/2013 9:16:47 AM PST · by Baynative · 27 replies
    Convention of States ^ | 12/18/13 | Anne Reiner
    Earlier this month, Virginia and South Carolina became the first states to pre-file our application, and Florida followed soon after. We hope to put more states on the list soon! So far, we have legislative sponsors in ten states: Arkansas Colorado Florida Iowa Montana New Mexico South Carolina Virginia West Virginia Wyoming
  • Like_youknow

    12/17/2013 12:17:13 PM PST · by Baynative · 3 replies
    You Tube ^ | 12/17/13 | Taylor Mali
    An interesting concise analysis and admonition of speech patterns in today's America by comedian, Taylor Mali. ( Not sure of topics, so I called it an editorial)
  • Is This 36-Year-Old Veteran the Future of the GOP?

    12/12/2013 11:19:24 AM PST · by Baynative · 70 replies
    National Journal ^ | 12/6/13 | Marin Cogan
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—On a recent late-fall Saturday, Barbara Deuschle, a local restaurant owner, was recounting her first impression of her congressman, Tom Cotton, who is now running for the Senate. It was back in August 2011, just before the young Republican lawmaker formally announced his first campaign for the House, and Cotton and his dad came to a party meeting to get to know the faithful. Cotton was a 34-year-old political unknown who had recently lived in Washington. "When he just parachuted down into this district, nobody ever heard of him," she recalls. "I said, 'Who are you? We'd never...
  • The Big Political Story Of 2016 Will Not Be About Who Replaces Obama

    12/11/2013 8:38:20 AM PST · by Baynative · 50 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/9/13 | Ralph Benko
    They gathered at the homestead of George Washington, 15 miles from the capital city named for him. The purpose? To discuss how, safely, to revive an overlooked, but invaluable, provision in the United States Constitution to allow a supermajority of states to rein in a power-drunk federal government. According to a press release issued after the Assembly’s adjournment, “They emphasized the importance of any convention being done in a way that accomplishes the will of the people while protecting the sanctity of the Constitution, as this action could ultimately lead to proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, as authorized under...