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  • A-G Advises On "Dreamers Act"(Virgina)

    04/29/2014 11:36:26 AM PDT · by central_va · 5 replies
    WRVA ^ | 4/29/14 | wrva
    Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) _ Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is advising Virginia's colleges and universities and the Virginia Community College System that under current Virginia law, Virginia students who are legally present in the United States under the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program qualify for in-state tuition, provided they meet the state's domicile requirements. In a letter sent to Virginia's college and university presidents, the chancellor of the community college system and the State Council of Higher Education, Herring says the students, often called "DREAMers", will still need to gain admission to an institution of higher education, maintain...
  • Freeper Poll, if the election held today would Cuch win in VA?

    11/15/2013 6:37:18 AM PST · by central_va · 20 replies
    Virginia Elections ^ | 11/15/13 | central_va
    IMO if the election were held today, in light of recent events, Cuch would beat the Clinton Carpetbagger McAwful.
  • Montgomery County (Maryland Freak State) School Board to Vote on Making Eid a School Holiday

    11/12/2013 3:33:46 PM PST · by central_va · 15 replies
    wmal radio ^ | 7:16AM Tuesday November 12, 2013 | wmal
    Muslim groups may be out of luck, in getting Islamic religious holidays included in the upcoming Montgomery County school calendar. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO A REPORT BY WMALSchool board members are scheduled to consider next year's calendar at their meeting today. And school officials are ready to present a report showing only a small uptick in absenteeism on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Adding a holiday to the school calendar typically requires a showing that large numbers of students and faculty will take the day off. Schooll officials say they can't simply declare a "day off" for a...
  • Leaked: This is (Almost Definitely) the 2015 Mustang!

    10/29/2013 9:32:36 AM PDT · by central_va · 89 replies
    car and driver ^ | 8/27/13 | jens meiners
    In a nation obsessed with the right now, few things have held up over the past 50 years as well as the Ford ­Mustang. The first pony car debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair and instantly became a tent pole of Americana. Before the model officially turns 50 on April 17, 2014, Ford will celebrate its lasting ­contribution to the postwar-boom culture with a brand-new, much anticipated Mustang. But the times, they are a changin’ (yep, a song also released in 1964). Ford’s American icon continues to gain offshore admirers. The Blue Oval plans to sell the next...
  • Riding in the new 2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28, a factory-bred street racer

    10/21/2013 7:26:31 AM PDT · by central_va · 73 replies
    motoramic ^ | October 16, 2013 11:51 | Alex Lloyd
    After its shock reveal at the New York auto show, the 2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28 stands as one of the most anticipated machines of the year. GM promised new heights of performance, and an unrelenting dedication to make the car worthy of its legendary name, and challenge some of the world's best. We got the chance to take a Z/28 deep dive at GM's Milford Proving Grounds, and ride shotgun in one of its development mules on the venue's test track. Is it everything that was promised?
  • What is the status of the sequester?

    10/16/2013 12:12:54 PM PDT · by central_va · 14 replies
    10/15/13 | self
    I know the RINOS caved on debt limit and defunding Bastardcare™. But did we lose the sequester too? Anyone know?
  • 1,192 Days Until 2016 Inauguration Day.

    10/16/2013 10:25:57 AM PDT · by central_va · 70 replies
    US Constitution ^ | 10/15/13 | US Constitution
    Let's start the count down. I hope I make it that long financially, emotionally and physically.
  • What Happened When Democrats in Congress Cut Off Funding for the Vietnam War?

    10/03/2013 7:31:59 AM PDT · by central_va · 11 replies
    Hist News Net ^ | 4/13/07 | Ms. Zanolli
    In the fall of 1974, Nixon resigned under the pressure of the Watergate scandal and was succeeded by Gerald Ford. Congress cut funding to South Vietnam for the upcoming fiscal year from a proposed 1.26 billion to 700 million dollars. These two events prompted Hanoi to make an all-out effort to conquer the South. As the North Vietnamese Communist Party Secretary Le Duan observed in December 1974: “The Americans have withdrawn…this is what marks the opportune moment." (4) - See more at: http://hnn.us/article/31400#sthash.C35SjTpu.dpuf
  • Battle of Antietam Sept 17, 1862

    09/17/2013 9:40:39 AM PDT · by central_va · 46 replies
    history.com ^ | 9/17/13 | This Day in History
    Beginning early on the morning of this day in 1862, Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland's Antietam Creek in the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. The Battle of Antietam marked the culmination of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the Northern states. Guiding his Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River in early September 1862, the great general daringly divided his men, sending half of them, under the command of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, to capture the Union garrison at Harper's Ferry. President Abraham Lincoln put Major General George B. McClellan...
  • 17-Year Cicadas Will Overrun The East Coast Any Day Now

    05/28/2013 10:17:53 AM PDT · by central_va · 47 replies
    Business insider ^ | 5/28//13 | Ma nature
    The noise these critters make sounds like a cheap 50's space ship sound effect.
  • Riding With Private Malone

    05/27/2013 12:09:26 PM PDT · by central_va · 14 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/30/2009 | David Ball
    OK, see if you can make it thru without choking a little.
  • Reaction Times - Does it measure IQ?

    05/27/2013 5:26:06 AM PDT · by central_va · 39 replies
    Human Benchmark ^ | 5/27/13 | Human Benchmark
    This is a simple reaction test. I scored in the middle of the bell curve. Try it.
  • Special Prosecutor

    05/22/2013 5:21:04 AM PDT · by central_va · 13 replies
    US Congress ^ | 5/22/13 | Dictionary
    special prosecutor n. an attorney from outside of the government selected by the Attorney General or Congress to investigate and possibly prosecute a federal government official for wrongdoing in office. The theory behind appointing a special prosecutor is that there is a built-in conflict of interest between the Department of Justice and officials who may have political or governmental connections with that department. The most famous special prosecutor was law professor Archibald Cox, originally chosen to investigate White House (and President Richard Nixon's) involvement in the Watergate scandal. President Nixon demanded that Attorney General Elliot Richardson fire Cox who was...
  • Repeal the 16th Amendment - now.

    05/20/2013 11:48:45 AM PDT · by central_va · 80 replies
    \ ^ | 5/20/2013 | central_va
    I think we need a serious movement to repeal the 16th amendment which is the source of the IRS's power and by extension the progressives.
  • WMAL just aired a "conservative" group support of Amnesty

    05/14/2013 9:52:34 AM PDT · by central_va · 51 replies
    WMAL ^ | 5/14/13 | central_va
    Ok Rush is on WMAL, and out of the blue I hear a "Conservative" group(didn't catch the name) advertizing for "comprehensive" immigration reform. It included quotes from Rubio. The implication is that "conservatives" are behind Rubio. It was pure BS propaganda.
  • Network Axes Fall Hard on Gay Characters

    05/12/2013 4:20:13 AM PDT · by central_va · 80 replies
    movies.yahoo.com ^ | 5/12/13 | Lesley Goldberg
    It's been a rough end to what started out as a record-breaking season for openly gay characters on the small screen. After a 2012-13 season that featured a record number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on TV, this past week's wave of cancellations may drastically alter those statistics. Gone are shows that featured prominent gay story lines including NBC's The New Normal and CBS' Partners. Both were semi-autobiographical series about the lives of its nearly all openly gay creators -- Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler on the former, David Kohan (who's not) and Max Mutchnik for the latter...
  • Maryland Senate passes driver's licensing bill for illegal immigrants

    03/27/2013 11:09:27 AM PDT · by central_va · 26 replies
    WJLA ^ | March 25, 2013 | ABC7
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (ABC7) - The Maryland Senate has passed a measure that would allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. The measure was approved in a 29-18 vote. The bill now moves to the House of Delegates for consideration. According to law enforcement sources, tthe driver who caused a fatal two-car crash in Glenn Dale Monday morning is an illegal immigrant who is also unlicensed and uninsured.
  • The Hype: Say goodbye to flyovers

    03/01/2013 4:11:35 AM PST · by central_va · 41 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | 3-1-13 | NBC
    Due to federal budget issues, the sporting world will soon have to say goodbye to flyovers. Michelle Beadle is alright with the cut because she isn't comfortable using tax dollars to fund this, but Dave Briggs says it's a reminder of our military in front of millions of people.
  • Unyielding GOP politicians doing what voters ask

    02/15/2013 5:49:38 AM PST · by central_va · 8 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/15/13 | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI
    HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz flew home from Washington last week, leaving behind a capital baffled by Republicans like him in Congress: those who stubbornly refuse to compromise with President Barack Obama, a tactic that some see as damaging the GOP brand and pushing the nation repeatedly to the brink of fiscal chaos.
  • How to Shut Up the Women In Combat Whackos -Vanity

    01/25/2013 9:04:25 AM PST · by central_va · 70 replies
    vanity | 1/25/13 | central_va
    If you want to stop these pro women in combat lunes dead in their tracks ask them this hypothetical question: You are a General of an Infantry division and your Commander lets you choose one of two enemy divisions to fight. The first enemy division that you could choose to oppose in the upcoming battle is all male. Or you could instead choose to fight the second enemy division that was mixed faggot, women and men. So which enemy division would you choose to fight?
  • 20 years of the Clintons - vanity

    01/23/2013 11:24:46 AM PST · by central_va · 9 replies
    1/23/13 | central_va
    It has been 20 years since these 2 reprobates crawled out of the Arkansas swamp. 20 years. I am so sick of these 2 losers......20 years....
  • The New Vette

    01/13/2013 6:38:47 PM PST · by central_va · 91 replies
    motoramic ^ | 1/13/13 | By Justin Hyde
    In a rational world, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wouldn’t exist. The very idea of launching a two-seat sports car named after a World War II ship powered by a truck-sized V-8 goes against every trend line on every chart in every automaker’s boardroom. Yet here it is, the seventh generation of America’s most venerated sports car, sharpened in all dimensions by racing experience toward out-hustling the best sports cars in the world. The question will be whether it can outrun history.
  • Pearl Harbor Day ignored by Google, again.

    12/07/2012 5:23:18 AM PST · by central_va · 17 replies
    Google ^ | 12/7/12 | google
    Fails...
  • Glenn Beck - "Secession is Ridiculous"

    11/14/2012 7:57:31 AM PST · by central_va · 91 replies
    Glenn Beck Radio ^ | 11/14/12 | Glenn Beck
    Glenn "aka George III" Beck declares secession ridiculous.
  • Glenn Beck Slams Secession Petitioners

    11/13/2012 9:30:14 AM PST · by central_va · 190 replies
    Glenn Beck Radio Show ^ | 11/13/12 | Glenn Beck
    Well freedom fans, Glenn thinks the hundreds of thousands who e-signed the various peaceful secession petitions are crazy.
  • Prudent Change: Romney promises hope for recovery

    10/28/2012 5:28:47 PM PDT · by central_va · 9 replies
    Richmond Times Piss patch ^ | 10/28/12 | Editorial Staff
    The tone of the 2012 campaign might best be captured by the need to begin with an emphasis on what the Republican candidate will not do. Mitt Romney will not raise taxes on the middle class. He will not destroy Medicare. And he will not lie to the American people every time he opens his mouth.
  • I am actually agreeing with BOR tonite

    10/23/2012 5:28:42 PM PDT · by central_va · 75 replies
    FOXNEWS BOR Show ^ | 10/23/12 | central_va
    OK, Bill's points tonite are: Mitt payed it to close to the vest and didn't attack Obama in debate 3 Mitt is trying to appeal to women and soft peddling himself. As a result most Americans think Obama won debate 3 as a result.
  • Ralph Nadar on Fox says raise minimum wage to 1968 levels.

    10/20/2012 6:04:28 PM PDT · by central_va · 26 replies
    Focx News Huck Show | 10/20/12 | Ralph Nadar
    While watching the Huck Show I heard Nadar rant about this that and then he said something interesting. He wants minimum wage to be at 1960 levels.Nadar is a moonbat but I thought it was interesting. My calculation are that minimum wage would have to be $10.00/hour to match mid 1960's level.
  • Whatever Happened To Visibility?

    07/29/2012 5:17:54 PM PDT · by central_va · 27 replies
    TruthAboutCars.com ^ | January 17, 2011 | Edward Niedermeyer
    So, to the designers and engineers in the house we ask: how important is reducing the amount of glass in a vehicle improve safety test performance? To what extent does this issue drive design? And to the consumers we ask: are you really asking for ever-tightening greenhouses in the name of fashion? Can you identify a point at which introducing more glass to a design makes a car look dorky but creating a tighter greenhouse hurts usability (and possibly even active safety)?
  • Google forgets D-Day, again.

    06/06/2012 2:17:30 AM PDT · by central_va · 16 replies
    WWW.Google.com ^ | June 6th, 2012 | Google
    Well its D-Day + 68 years. As of 5:15 A.M. on this historic day Google has chosen to commemorate the drive in movie theatre.
  • Hoping for clout with women, Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Paycheck Fairness Act’

    06/04/2012 1:18:39 PM PDT · by central_va · 32 replies
    yahoo newa ^ | 6/4/12 | oliver knox
    President Barack Obama, his re-election fortunes heavily dependent on women, pushed Congress on Monday to "step up and do its job" by passing a bill designed to erase the wage gap between male and female workers doing the same job. With Senate Republicans expected to block the Paycheck Fairness Act when it comes up for a vote on Tuesday, Obama urged supporters of the measure to make an 11th-hour push on behalf of the legislation. "At a time when we're in a make-or-break moment for the middle class, Congress has to step up and do its job," the president said...
  • Amazingly, the earths water is really a miniscule amount

    05/15/2012 10:58:01 AM PDT · by central_va · 41 replies
    nasa.gov ^ | 5/15/12 | mother earth
    The blue ball represents all of the earths water. Not that much...
  • Dick Lugar's Indiana Loss Is a Win for Democrats

    05/09/2012 9:21:11 AM PDT · by central_va · 62 replies
    ABC ^ | 5/9/12 | Chris Good
    In a tough year for Senate campaigns, Democrats will take everything they can get. This year's map of Senate races heavily favors the GOP, which will defend only 10 seats to Democrats' 23. Six Democratic incumbents have declined to run, and Democrats will have to defend seats in 11 competitive races, while Republicans will only defend in five. All of which makes Sen. Dick Lugar's loss welcome news for Democrats, who seem to have figured all along that their candidate, Blue Dog Rep. Joe Donnelly, would fare better against Tea Party-backed, Saran Palin-endorsed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock in November. Now...
  • Immigration is Still a Jobs Issue

    04/23/2012 4:06:46 AM PDT · by central_va · 4 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 9/7/11 | Virgil Goode
    While most Americans celebrated Labor Day as a nice occasion to enjoy the end of summer with friends and family, Union bosses and Democratic politicians used the occasion to attack Republicans and Tea Party conservatives. Vice President Biden addressed the AFL CIO in Ohio and said that organized labor is the only group “who can stop the barbarians at the gate.” Not to be out done, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa. accused the Tea Party of waging a war on workers. After telling the president that the Teamsters “want one thing, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs,” he...
  • I Just Voted For "The Crazy Uncle" in Va.

    03/06/2012 7:56:41 AM PST · by central_va · 44 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 3/6/12 | Free Republic
    I just voted in the Va primary. The ballot looked ridiculous. Two names on this huge ballot card, Mortimer and Crazy. I chose crazy. To add insult to injury the polling place had huge signs that saud write in's not allowed. Talk about in your face....
  • Vanity: How to Shut Up the Class Warrior Hypocrites

    01/26/2012 2:23:04 PM PST · by central_va · 14 replies
    I am so sick of the President, Pelousi and the other rich class warriors on the democratic plantation telling us peons they don't pay their fair share. Well nobody is holding a gun to their head to ITEMIZE deductions on the income taxes are they? If a rich "hero" wants to pay his or her "fair share" just take the standard deduction (or no deductions) and send in a big fat check check to Timmy. No tax laws need to be changed and rich hero like Obama or Pelouse or < insert democrat name here > could take a no...
  • Chaleston SC web poll: Who are you voting for?

    01/21/2012 2:19:19 PM PST · by central_va · 19 replies
    www.live5news.com ^ | 1/21/12 | LIVE 5 News
    LIVE5NEWS.COM POLL Who are you voting for in today's South Carolina Primary? Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far: Newt Gingrich 34% Ron Paul 34% Mitt Romney 17% Rick Santorum 15%
  • Colt M1911 100th Anniversary!

    12/07/2011 10:59:11 AM PST · by central_va · 42 replies · 4+ views
    Colt Amnufacturing ^ | 12/7/11 | Self
    The legacy of the Colt Model 1911 is written across the pages of history around the globe. From the battlefields of foreign lands to the streets of the red, white and blue, no gun has left such an indelible impression as the 1911. 2011 marks the celebration point for the 1911's 100th birthday. Colt is proud to offer two limited editions anniversary versions of the venerable workhorse. The only true 1911.
  • Once again Pearl Harbor Day ignored by Yahoo and Google.

    12/07/2011 6:17:25 AM PST · by central_va · 29 replies
    google ^ | 12/7/11 | self
    Every year I check both Yahoo and Google to see if they will acknowledge Pearl Harbor Day. As usual, nothing.
  • Senate Approves Sodomy in Military - Report any "conservative" talk radio comments here - if any.

    12/04/2011 6:00:35 AM PST · by central_va · 37 replies
    12/4 | self
    I could be wrong about this but here goes: This grotesque bill, see link below, was passed on Thursday. I didn't listen to talk radio on Friday but I suspect it wasn't mentioned by Rush, Hannity or Levin. I could be wrong. My guess is our talk radio pundits won't touch it. The fix is in. THe Pink Hand touches all, even Jim Demint. Cowards.Original thread link. Senate Approves Bill that Legalizes Sodomy and Bestiality in U.S. Military
  • RINO Primary Campaign Slogans

    09/24/2011 5:44:26 AM PDT · by central_va · 19 replies
    9/24/11 | central_va
    The way thing are going the RINO Party needs new campaign slogans. Well lets' help them out shall we? Have some fun in the process.Here's a few that might work for them.Vote for me I am not a heartless conservative. John M. Keynes is my spiritual leader. Vote for me I am practically a Democrat. I like corndogs, really long and fat ones. Vote for me because everyone knows that the best conservative presidents always come from New England. You can't build a wall in the middle of the Rio Grande. Karl Rove will have a place in my cabinet.
  • Bob Beckel says Boeing has "no right" to open SC plant

    09/14/2011 3:12:43 PM PDT · by central_va · 69 replies
    Fox News 5 @ 5 ^ | 9/14/11 | central_Va
    Heir Beckel, champion of workers rights in true fascist style, pronounces that Boeing has no right to open a factory in SC. I didn't think it possible but he is as annoying as Colmes sans the charm. /sarc
  • Why was this thread pulled? Because Bloomberg content can't be posted here - AM

    08/26/2011 5:42:59 PM PDT · by central_va · 121 replies · 1+ views
    yahoo ^ | 8/25/11 | Mike Doming
    Why did you pull this thread?
  • Very Cool: A 1/5 scale Merlin Engine

    08/18/2011 12:44:21 PM PDT · by central_va · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/18/11 | Barrington Hares
    Rolls Royce Merlin 1/5 scale model by Barrington Hares
  • The Case for MORE Spending to Prevent a Recession

    08/08/2011 11:57:23 AM PDT · by central_va · 21 replies
    The Case for MORE Spending to Prevent a Recession By Matt Nesto | Breakout – 3 hours ago It took Jimmy Buffett three verses to admit it in Margaritaville, but even he figured it out eventually. "Some people claim that there's a woman to blame, But I know, it's my own damn fault." Get the idea? Dean Baker sure does. He's the Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and a believer of the theory that we are our own worst enemy when it comes to getting the country back on its feet, financially speaking. "We're worsening the...
  • Live Thread: Congressional Vote on the Budget Fiasco

    08/01/2011 11:18:29 AM PDT · by central_va · 35 replies
    US Congress ^ | 8/1/11 | FedGov
    Lawmakers split into Democratic and Republicans camps to hear appeals from their party leaders to approve the deal which emerged from feverish negotiations as the clock ticked toward a Tuesday deadline to raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. Party leaders are hoping for sizable majorities in order to give the deal credibility.
  • Big Budget Events - WWII a bargain at $3.6 Trillion

    08/01/2011 4:30:34 AM PDT · by central_va · 15 replies
    CNBC ^ | 8/1/11 | CNBC
    World War II Original Cost: $288 billion Inflation Adjusted Cost: $3.6 trillion Just two decades after the War to End All Wars, the deadliest war in history began. After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the US formally joined forces with the Allies and declared war. WWII was the most costly endeavor this country ever has been through in terms of dollars and in terms of lives.
  • Bob Beckel reported 1600 minors killed by firearm accidents per year-What BS

    07/19/2011 2:54:53 PM PDT · by central_va · 90 replies
    Nat. Ctr. for Child Death Review ^ | 7/19/2011 | Ctr for Chld Death Review
    In 2000, 174 children (0-18) in the United States died from unintentional firearm-related injuries. Unintentional injuries are usually caused when children play with guns or are hunting.
  • Google fails to acknowledge D-day, again.

    06/06/2011 4:15:55 AM PDT · by central_va · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Google ^ | 6/6/11 | google
    Well the commies at google have failed to acknowledge it's d-day, again. Every year I check to see if the commies and the LGBT crowd that will throw up a goofy graphic on every other national occasion would bother to ack d-day. Well they didn't, as usual.
  • Consumer Confidence falls unexpectedly in May

    05/31/2011 7:58:25 AM PDT · by central_va · 43 replies
    Yahoo Business ^ | 5/31/11 | AP
    <p>A monthly survey shows consumers are losing faith that the economy will keep improving.</p>