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  • Gingrich tells NY GOP he would support Romney

    04/20/2012 8:29:18 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 70 replies
    the-leader.com/newsnow/AP ^ | Apr 20, 2012 @ 09:51 AM | the-leader.com/newsnow/AP
    The Associated Press NEW YORK —Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told Republicans at a New York state party dinner that he would work for Mitt Romney’s victory in the general election if Romney wins the nomination. “We are dedicated to a unified Republican Party,” he said. Speaking Thursday in New York City, Gingrich said he’s stayed in the race “to articulate big themes and big ideas” but that “we have a moral obligation to defeat Barack Obama.” To that end, he said, he would work to support Romney, and he said Romney would do the same for him. “Romney and I...
  • Eric Holder’s Protection of Voter Fraud

    02/17/2012 8:12:19 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 22 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | Feb 15th, 2012 | Frank Crimi
    Seeking to overturn a DOJ judgment that its voter photo identification law, passed in May 2011, violates the National Voting Rights Act (NVRA), the state of South Carolina recently announced that it is suing the Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder in federal court. The decision by South Carolina comes as the DOJ is vigorously working to stop the spread of states enacting or implementing voter photo ID laws, prompting fears that the Obama administration is undermining the integrity of the upcoming 2012 elections. In December 2011, the DOJ blocked South Carolina’s new voter ID law from taking effect...
  • Why February Could Matter

    02/01/2012 7:03:07 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 7 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 2/1/2012 | WILLIAM KRISTOL
    I wonder if three features of the race as it stands today aren't being a bit neglected: 1. Turnout: The Romney-Gingrich slugfest in Florida appears to have produced slightly fewer than 1.7 million voters in this year's primary. That's down by about 12 percent from the 1.94 million who voted in 2008. Not a good sign for the GOP in this key swing state, especially following a flat GOP turnout in Iowa and only a slight uptick in New Hampshire (also swing states). Both of those states have open primaries, so with no Democratic contest this year, in contrast to...
  • Kathleen Willey urges Soros to save her home

    01/31/2012 9:46:25 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 25 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/31/2012 15 hours ago | Chelsea Schilling
    'Maybe you can start redeeming yourself by helping your fellow man' Kathleen Willey, the woman who courageously testified about being assaulted by President Clinton, is scheduled to lose her home in just three days in a bank auction – but, in a last-minute plea on behalf of millions of homeowners just like her, she has written to billionaire George Soros for help. Willey’s original home loan was issued by IndyMac Bank before the FDIC took receivership of the bank following the 2008 collapse. At the time of the FDIC takeover of IndyMac, it was the third-largest bank failure in U.S....
  • Eric Holder knew of Fast & Furious killing months before congressional testimony

    01/29/2012 8:31:07 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 21 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | January 29, 2012 | Henry D'Andrea
    PHOENIX, January 29, 2012―President Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, had the Department of Justice dump more documents relating to botched Operation Fast and Furious on congressional officials late Friday night. The documents reveal that Holder learned of the death of Border Patrol agent, Brian Terry, on the day it happened. The released emails show a conversation between one official, whose name was redacted, and now-former Arizona U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke. “On December 14, 2010, a BORTAC agent working in the Nogales, AZ AOR was shot. The agent was conducting Border Patrol operations 18 miles north of the international boundary when...
  • Obama SOTU-Familiar Rhetoric, Failed Record

    01/25/2012 12:53:19 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 19 replies
    youtube,com ^ | 1/25/2012 | GOP.COM
    A MUST SEE!This video says it all regarding Obama's failed rhetoric (SOTU/Speeches. CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO
  • Santorum and Gingrich Scramble for the Conservative Vote

    01/15/2012 11:59:29 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 194 replies · 1+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | January 15, 2012, 12:20 pm | MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich both pleaded with conservatives on Sunday to unite behind their candidacies in a last-ditch effort to stop Mitt Romney’s march to the Republican presidential nomination. Mr. Santorum said the Republican contest needed to quickly narrow to a two-person race between Mr. Romney and someone else, but he declined to explicitly call on the other candidates to drop out. “I’m not going to tell anybody to get in or out of a race; I think that’s their decision to make,” Mr. Santorum said on Fox News Sunday. But he added, “We need to get...
  • New SC Poll Indicates Tight Race For Top Spot

    01/13/2012 9:29:04 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 31 replies · 1+ views
    wpbf.com VIA CNN ^ | UPDATED: 11:47 am EST January 13, 2012 | Paul Steinhauser
    Romney Holds 4-Point Lead Over Gingrich (CNN) -- With eight days to go until the South Carolina primary, a new poll suggests a close contest in the first southern state to vote in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. According to an American Research Group survey released Friday morning, 29 percent of likely Palmetto State GOP primary voters say they're backing Mitt Romney, with 25 percent supporting former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Romney's four-point margin over Gingrich is within the poll's sampling error. The survey indicates Rep. Ron Paul of Texas at 20 percent, Texas Gov. Rick Perry at...
  • ATF officials suspended over Fast and Furious

    01/10/2012 10:20:15 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 54 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | January 10, 2012 12:29pm | Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer
    Officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) who oversaw the lethal gun-walking scheme, Operation Fast and Furious, have reportedly been suspended for their actions -- perhaps because of a forthcoming report from the Office of the Inspector General. Katie Pavlich at Townhall writes:
  • U.S. Navy rescues Iranian sailors

    01/06/2012 1:22:33 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 34 replies
    cnn.com ^ | Fri January 6, 2012 | U.S. Navy rescues Iranian sailors
    (CNN) -- U.S. sailors from a carrier strike group whose recent presence in the Persian Gulf drew the ire of Iranian military officials have rescued 13 of the Middle Eastern country's sailors from a hijacked fishing boat, a military spokesman said Friday. The destroyer USS Kidd came to the aid of the ship Thursday in the North Arabian sea, near the crucial Strait of Hormuz, according to the Navy. The rescue prompted the captain of the freed ship to offer his "sincere gratitude," according to Josh Schminky, a Navy Criminal Investigative Service agent aboard the Kidd.
  • Obama administration secretly preparing options for aiding the Syrian opposition

    12/29/2011 9:41:02 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 23 replies
    foreignpolicy.com ^ | December 28, 2011 | Josh Rogin
    As the violence in Syria spirals out of control, top officials in President Barack Obama's administration are quietly preparing options for how to assist the Syrian opposition, including gaming out the unlikely option of setting up a no-fly zone in Syria and preparing for another major diplomatic initiative. Critics on Capitol Hill accuse the Obama administration of being slow to react to the quickening deterioration of the security situation in Syria, where over 5,000 have died, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. Many lawmakers say the White House is once again "leading from behind," while the Turks,...
  • Herman Cain’s Next Move: Emulate Palin & Huckabee with TV Show

    12/24/2011 7:19:58 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 37 replies
    eurweb.com ^ | December 24, 2011 | eurweb.com
    *Despite being ousted from the GOP presidential race, Herman Cain believes that his opinion matters to somebody. So the former candidate plans to broadcast his ideas on TV soon. “The doors to radio or TV, those doors are open,” Cain said in an interview with Fox News, considered by media watchers to be the most likely place the conservative former pizza magnate would go. “I’m considering all of these options because I want to create the biggest platform for me to be talking about the trifecta: replacing the tax code with 9-9-9, energy independence and national security,” Cain said.
  • Gingrich, Perry fail to make Va. ballot

    12/24/2011 7:43:46 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 216 replies · 6+ views
    cbsnews.com ^ | December 24, 2011 7:25 AM | cbsnews.com
    (AP)WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has failed to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary, a development that complicates his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination. "After verification, RPV has determined that Newt Gingrich did not submit required 10K signatures and has not qualified for the VA primary," the Republican Party of Virginia announced early Saturday on its Twitter website. Perry also fell short of the 10,000 signatures of registered voters required for a candidate's name to be on the primary ballot, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Rep. Ron Paul will be on the...
  • GOP worried about hacker threat to caucuses

    12/19/2011 1:42:07 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 9 replies
    iowacaucus.com ^ | December 19, 2011 | iowacaucus.com
    With two weeks remaining before Iowa kicks off the 2012 campaign with its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses, the state Republican Party is taking steps to secure its electronic vote collection system after receiving a mysterious threat to its computers. A video claiming to be from a collective of computer hackers has jolted party officials with a worst-case scenario: an Iowa caucus marred by hackers who successfully corrupt the database used to gather vote totals and crash the website used to inform the public about results that can shape the campaign for the White House. Watch the video here
  • Trump Eyes Run as 'Americans Elect' Presidential Candidate

    12/15/2011 1:37:21 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 31 replies
    ABC News/VIA Yahoo News ^ | Dec 14, 2011 | Amy Bingham
    The Donald is at it again. After citing his possible independent presidential bid as the reason only two GOP candidates agreed to attend his Newsmax-sponsored debate, which he backed out of moderating on Tuesday, Donald Trump is continuing to stoke the rumors that he will launch a presidential bid, this time as a possible Americans Elect candidate. "Thousands of e-mails from folks urging me to seek the Americans Elect Presidential nomination," Trump tweeted from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account Wednesday morning. Americans Elect is the first online, independent presidential nominating convention that aims to gain ballot access in all 50 states....
  • If you ever had any doubt the media was controlled

    If you ever had any doubt the media was controlledVIDEO:CLICK HERE
  • 12 former officials indicted for voter fraud

    11/23/2011 8:47:29 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 44 replies
    walb.com ^ | Nov 22, 2011 4:51 PM EST | Stephen Abel
    QUITMAN, GA (WALB) - 12 former Brooks County officials were indicted for voter fraud. The suspects are accused of illegally helping people vote by absentee ballot. State officials launched an investigation after an unusually high number of absentee ballots were cast in the July 2010 primary election. "As a result of their grand jury findings 12 individuals were indicted in that particular matter and we will be trying that case in a court of judicial law instead of a court of public opinion so that will be pending this next year," said District Attorney Joe Mulholland
  • United Future World Currency-THE WORLD IN A COIN

    11/17/2011 6:19:13 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 31 replies
    futureworldcurrency.com ^ | November 12, 2011 | futureworldcurrency.com
    United Future World Currency Program THE WORLD IN A COIN Our Aim The world in a coin. This is our vision, our hope. It is a necessity and a challenge. What seems an impossible dream becomes an inevitable historic, economic and social process. It is an event which is intertwined with the fate of human evolution. A single currency becomes the premise for an increasingly global planet. A virtual currency capable of speaking a single, comprehensible language to foster humankind's innate desire to go farther, to surpass boundaries, and move towards true principles of peace, freedom, brotherhood and understanding beyond...
  • Obama kisses Chavez in new Benetton ad

    11/16/2011 5:07:08 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 20 replies
    washingtonpost.com/blogs ^ | Nov. 16, 2011 4:10 p.m.: | Maura Judkis
    Update Nov. 16, 4:10 p.m.: The Benetton has dropped the image of the Pope kissing an Imam from the campaign after complaints. Benetton returns to its controversial marketing roots with a new campaign that features President Obama and other world leaders engaging in a kiss. In two separate ads, Obama is seen kissing Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, and Chinese President Hu Jintao.
  • Chelsea Clinton to Report for NBC

    11/14/2011 6:10:17 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 99 replies
    www.nyslimes.com ^ | November 13, 2011 | BILL CARTER
    NBC is to announce on Monday morning that it has hired Chelsea Clinton to become a full-time special correspondent for NBC News.Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg News Chelsea Clinton will be a special correspondent for NBC News. The appointment is immediate. Ms. Clinton will show up at the news division offices on Monday morning, said Steve Capus, president of NBC News, and will begin work on stories that NBC expects to use as part of its “Making a Difference” series, which runs on “NBC Nightly News.” Ms. Clinton has been a national figure since her father won the presidency in 1992, but...
  • Obama's In Hawaii For Summit (VACATION)

    11/13/2011 10:16:08 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 66 replies
    The only "news" on this is from USA Today and can't be posted. Summit really means another Hawaii Vacation.
  • Congress Members Took Part in Insider Trading: Abramoff

    11/11/2011 9:45:39 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 34 replies · 1+ views
    cnbc.com ^ | Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 10:16 AM ET | Eamon Javers
    As many as a dozen members of Congress and their aides took part in insider trading based on foreknowledge of market moving information on Capitol Hill, disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff told CNBC in an interview. Abramoff, who was once one of the wealthiest and most powerful lobbyists in Washington before a corruption scandal sent him to federal prison for more than three years, said that many of those members of Congress bragged to him about their stock trading prowess while dining at the exclusive restaurant he owned on Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Herman Cain's VP?

    11/10/2011 3:32:58 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 76 replies
    Rumors of Newt or Bolton... Both good choices. A strong in foreign policy, female would be superb. Bolton would bring a lot of independent votes. What do you think?
  • Fresh Solyndra Emails Show the Involvement of an Obama Fundraiser

    11/09/2011 2:33:01 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 7 replies
    theatlanticwire.com ^ | November 9, 2011 4:08 PM ET | ohn Hudson
    According to new emails released by House Republicans, George Kaiser, a billionaire investor and bundler for President Obama's 2008 campaign, discussed the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra with White House officials. The emails show a series of exchanges between Kaiser (who has an apparent fondness for Comic Sans) and his associates, including Steve Mitchell, an employee at his VC firm Argonaut and Ken Levit, an employee at the George Kaiser Family Foundation, discussing a number of interactions with the White House, including a statement that Solyndra was among the "prime poster children" of the administration's stimulus plan and that Kaiser and...
  • NBC News: No 'Grand Wizard' in GOP to Force Cain Out

    11/09/2011 1:12:53 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 82 replies · 1+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | November 9, 2011 | foxnews.com
    ANN CURRY, CO-HOST, "TODAY" SHOW: "He's not stepping down, continuing to suck the air out of the narrative the Republican party really wants to tell. Does the party now wish he would just go away?" DAVID GREGORY, HOST, "MEET THE PRESS": "Well there is no, you know, Grand Wizard in the party right now who can really force the issue. I've talked to Cain's advisers in Iowa, they think their support is still strong there, that it's not falling. There may be cracks in the foundation according to pollsters I'm talking to, that his numbers may be starting to shift...
  • “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” Senate Judiciary Committee(WATCH LIVE)

    11/08/2011 6:17:28 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 219 replies
    judiciary.senate.gov ^ | November 8, 2012 | Senate Judiciary Committee
    “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” Senate Judiciary Committee Full Committee View a webcast of this hearing DATE: November 8, 2011 TIME: 10:00 AM ROOM: Dirksen 226 OFFICIAL HEARING NOTICE / WITNESS LIST: October 31, 2011 NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing entitled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” for Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. By order of the Chairman. Witness List Hearing before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary On Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Dirksen Senate Office Building,...
  • Ad Campaign Targets Obama, Solyndra Loan Scandal

    11/07/2011 2:45:44 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 5 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | Monday, 07 Nov 2011 02:43 PM | Paul Scicchitano
    New ads targeting President Barack Obama’s involvement with $535 million in federal loan guarantees to Solyndra, which subsequently went bankrupt, have hit television markets in several all-important swing states. Americans for Prosperity is paying for the $2 million-plus ad campaign, which features a video clip, titled "Obama's Green Giveaway," in which Obama declares: “The true engine of economic growth will always be companies like Solyndra.” Story continues below video. WATCH THE VIDEO:Obama's Green Giveaway The ad, which depicts the president amid a backdrop of a fictitious newspaper called Solyndra News, notes that wealthy donors with ties to the solar company...
  • White House rejects 'partisan' subpoena on Solyndra documents

    11/04/2011 3:53:27 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 117 replies
    platts.com ^ | 4Nov2011/612 pm EDT/2212 GMT | Herman Wang, herman_wang@platts.com
    Washington (Platts)--4Nov2011/612 pm EDT/2212 GMT The White House Friday rejected a subpoena issued by the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee to produce internal communications and other documents related to now-bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra's $535 million loan guarantee. In a letter to the Republican leaders of the committee, White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler called the subpoena a partisan "vast fishing expedition" without legal justification. "The committee's extremely broad request for documents -- now a subpoena -- is a significant intrusion on Executive Branch interests, particularly given that you have not made any effort to tailor the request to...
  • PICKET: Cain campaign has biggest online fundraising day

    11/01/2011 12:50:54 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/1/11 | Kerry Picket
    Two sources within the Cain campaign are telling me that although Mr. Cain was hit with sexual harassment accusations in the 90's from two females who worked for him, when he was president of the National Restaurant Association, Monday's online campaign fundraising for the campaign was the best ever up to this point. Human Events is reporting that Cain Campaign Manager Mark Block says the campaign raised $250,000 in online donatinos in one day. However, one Cain campaign source confirmed to me that the fundraising for Monday is well over $300,000.
  • Breuer on 'gun-walking'An assistant AG's regrets

    11/01/2011 7:14:58 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 38 replies
    politico.com/politico44 ^ | 11/01/11 6:55 AM Updated: 11/01/11 6:56 AM | MATT NEGRIN
    Lanny Breuer, the Justice Department’s assistant attorney general who runs the criminal division, tells The Wall Street Journal that he wishes he had acted to prevent the “gun-walking” tactics that are under scrutiny in the Fast and Furious operation: The earlier operation that caused concern was known as Wide Receiver, which Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents in Arizona ran in 2006-2007. ...
  • Hairy, 'crazy' ants invade from Texas to Mississippi

    10/02/2011 4:02:22 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 67 replies
    yahoo.com/Associated Press ^ | Sat, Oct 1, 2011 | JANET McCONNAUGHEY
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It sounds like a horror movie: Biting ants invade by the millions. A camper's metal walls bulge from the pressure of ants nesting behind them. A circle of poison stops them for only a day, and then a fresh horde shows up, bringing babies. Stand in the yard, and in seconds ants cover your shoes. It's an extreme example of what can happen when the ants — which also can disable huge industrial plants — go unchecked. Controlling them can cost thousands of dollars. But the story is real, told by someone who's been studying ants...
  • The Big Uneasy On PPV (Hurricane Katrina)

    "Why did it take Bea, van Heerden, and Garzino to shed light on this story?The Army Corps of Engineers, as an institution, is not very receptive to criticism, from inside or outside. It dominates the market for engineering certain kinds of projects, mainly to do with water. So the engineering profession is filled with people whose attitude is, "Better not rock the boat." And inside [the corps], it's arguably worse. It exists in a bubble of impunity. Because, as we lay out in the film, Congress likes the corps the way it is, and it doesn't really give it effective...
  • Anwar al-Aulaqi gets new designation in death

    09/30/2011 2:40:45 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 45 replies
    Washington Post.com ^ | 11:19 AM ET, 09/30/2011 | Greg Miller and Alice Fordham
    Anwar al-Aulaqi (AP/Muhammad ud-Deen) U.S. officials have given Anwar al-Aulaqi a newly elevated designation on the day of his death by drone strike, describing him as “chief of external operations” for al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen. The new title, cited by officials at the White House and the CIA, reflects Aulaqi’s evolution from Muslim cleric to alleged terrorist plotter, as well as a desire by American officials to persuade the public that the extraordinary killing of a U.S. citizen overseas was warranted. U.S. officials also disclosed what they said were new details about Aulaqi’s operational role, saying that he personally had...

    09/29/2011 8:20:08 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 39 replies
    I need a PDF converter quickly.Does anyone know where I can download a free one online;or a legit one to buy online that is good and not filled with spam extras and garbage?How about ADOBE 10 if I have it is there a converter in this program? Thanks ahead for your replies.
  • Herman Cain wins GOP Florida straw poll; Rick Perry in second place

    09/25/2011 8:43:34 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 56 replies
    washingtontimes.com/news ^ | SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 | Seth McLaughlin
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain won the Presidency 5 straw poll here Saturday, delivering a blow to Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s front-runner status and a victory for a candidate who has struggled to transform his grass-roots popularity into strong showings in national polls. “Tonight’s winner is Herman Cain,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced. “It shows you something: The road to the White House comes through Florida, and it pays to spend time here.” Mr. Cain received 37 percent of the more than 2,600 votes cast. “Thank you to the Republican voters for this incredible honor of...
  • Solyndra execs refuse to testify at House hearing

    09/23/2011 7:55:10 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 40 replies
    abclocal.go.com ^ | September 23, 2011 | Nick Smith
    WASHINGTON (KGO) -- Two top executives at bankrupt Solyndra have invoked their Fifth Amendment rights and refused to answer questions at a House hearing Friday. The Solyndra executives have sent letters to the House Energy and Commerce committee, saying they will invoke their Fifth Amendment right to remain silent.
  • Palin Defends Perry on Social Security

    09/12/2011 6:54:58 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 62 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | Sunday, 11 Sep 2011 03:01 PM | Newsmax Wires
    Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has taken a lot of heat for his critical comments toward Social Security. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says that Social Security shouldn’t just be jettisoned but that the Texas governor is right to call for reform. "Well there's no need to frighten or throw under the bus our esteemed elders who have paid all of their working lives into the Social Security system. And the question should be asked of the politicians, where the heck is their money?" Palin said on Fox News. "What Rick Perry was trying to say I believe is that...
  • American Jobs Act Point By Point

    09/08/2011 7:47:58 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 61 replies · 1+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | 9/8/2011 | guardian.co.uk
    Here is Obama's plan.I did a search looking for this and I am not kidding the American alphabet media were having thrills posting only news headlines and articles on how great it is. The UK paper posted it.It was embargoed until after his speech. Click below to read the PDF easier reading version. American Jobs Act
  • Obama faces skeptics in 3rd try for jobs

    09/08/2011 8:14:59 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 9/8/2011 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama will reveal his latest jobs plan Thursday night in a high-stakes speech to a joint session of Congress, facing Republicans opposed to more deficit spending and voters who increasingly don’t trust him to fix the economy. After the president’s $825 billion plan in 2009 failed to lower the unemployment rate, and after a tax-cut compromise with the GOP last year had little impact on jobs, Mr. Obama is offering his third major plan in three years to put people back to work. With little more than a year to go before the 2012 elections, the president has lost...
  • I Just Watched Palin-Undefeated The Movie on PPV

    09/04/2011 7:24:02 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 104 replies
    I can't believe I am going to say this but every soul in America should watch this movie. Less than two hours ago I liked Palin but all of her recent actions had me convinced she is tooling around on her bus and is just like the rest of them and turned into a diva. I was sickened by her. I thought she was an on the fence fake,I really did. (I have to admit this movie was $6 or was it $5.99? I don't recall. And I thought it as going to be $3.99.)I had problems finding it;it was...
  • Grassley, Issa Expand ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

    09/02/2011 5:37:06 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 34 replies
    wsj.com/Washington Wire ^ | Washington Wire Political Insight and Analysis From The Wall Street Journal's Capital Bureau Se | Mary Lu Carnevale
    That didn’t take long. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) said they were expanding their probe into a troubled anti-gun-trafficking program, two days after the Justice Department announced a shake-up of officials who oversaw the program. Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) (AP Photo by Harry Hamburg) In a letter Thursday to Ann Scheel, the acting U.S. Attorney in Phoenix, Messrs. Grassley and Issa essentially put the Arizona district office on notice, saying its role “in the genesis and implementation of this case is striking.” They sought extensive documents – emails, memos, notes and the like...
  • James Carville: W.H. 'out of bounds' on jobs speech

    09/01/2011 7:29:54 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 59 replies
    politico.com ^ | 9/1/11 9:24 AM EDT | MACKENZIE WEINGER
    Democratic strategist James Carville on Thursday called the White House “out of bounds” for requesting that the president address Congress during the same night as next week’s Republican presidential debate. “I do think this is a really big debate and I think the White House was out of bounds…in trying to schedule a speech during a debate,” Carville said on “Good Morning America”. The president originally asked to present his jobs plan on the evening of Sept. 7, the same night and time as the Republican presidential debate hosted by NBC and POLITICO. The scheduling broke down into a partisan...
  • Issa Statement on Resignation of Arizona U.S. Attorney, Reassignment of ATF Director

    09/01/2011 6:01:49 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 37 replies
    oversight.house.gov ^ | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 | House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa
    (WASHINGTON) House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding Department of Justice personnel changes involving Arizona U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Emory Hurley: "While the reckless disregard for safety that took place in Operation Fast and Furious certainly merits changes within the Department of Justice, the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will continue its investigation to ensure that blame isn't offloaded on just a few individuals for a matter that involved much higher levels of the Justice Department. There are still many questions to...
  • Sources: ATF director out of top job

    08/30/2011 9:15:07 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 55 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | August 30, 2011 11:13 AM | Sharyl Attkisson
    Sources say ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson is being moved out of the top job at the Bureau. It's not yet publicly known where he would go, but sources inside the Justice Department believe one option is a transfer to a position at Department of Justice headquarters. The Justice Department had no immediate comment, and did not confirm the move. Melson's move would be another in a number of high-level personnel shifts, as the Inspector General continues investigating the so-called gunwalker scandal at the Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. ATF promotes "Fast and Furious" supervisors...
  • For people that think Hurricane Irene was no biggie/ complete media hype

    08/29/2011 3:32:47 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 77 replies
    Yes the media does hype stories and weather.Everyone is sick of watching Cantore pick the wrong worst place to report in Hurricanes. I just got off of a generator with minimal things powered since Friday.I am in NC and I am just now catching up to NC/local news.People came back today to no homes whatsoever.The tobacco farmers lost they're crops to a tune of 16 milliom in losses in one county so far. The JOKER Purdue has not toured completely to asseses. There are people right now without water,electric and the temps have returned to very hot and humid.I just...
  • Wall Street Secretly Borrowed $1.2 Trillion From the Fed

    08/22/2011 7:55:04 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 13 replies
    nymag.com/daily ^ | Aug 22, 2011 | By: Joe Coscarelli
    The largest and most powerful financial institutions in the world all borrowed billions of dollars in emergency loans from the United States Federal Reserve during the financial crisis, totaling up to $1.2 trillion, a number that has remained secret until now. The $160 billion public bailout was "dwarfed," Bloomberg reports, by the Fed's covert lending, which included $107.3 billion to Morgan Stanley, $99.5 billion to Citigroup, and $91.4 billion to Bank of America. As one expert put it, "You’re talking about the aristocracy of American finance going down the tubes without the federal money."
  • Ron Paul Calling for a Fort Knox Audit (What came of it?)

    "In September, Treasury completed its latest audit, showing that U.S. gold reserves total 9,300 tons with a market value of $320 billion, Thorson said. The recent run-up in gold prices -- the precious metal is trading at about $1,515 an ounce -- puts the market value at $340 billion as of Wednesday, according to Thorson's testimony. He added that each gold bar weighs about 27 pounds and is worth around $500,000. Paul said that his questions were partly in response to the numerous Internet conspiracy theories, including those that accuse the government of secretly selling all of the gold in...
  • Carney: Unemployment Benefits Could Create Up To 1 Million Jobs

    08/11/2011 9:03:21 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 100 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | August, 10, 2011 | realclearpolitics.com
    "I understand why extending unemployment insurance provides relief to people who need it, but how does that create jobs," Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler asked Jay Carney at Wednesday's WH briefing. Carney responded: "Oh, uh, it is by, uh, I would expect a reporter from the Wall Street Journal would know this as part of the entrance exam." "There are few other ways that can directly put money into the economy than applying unemployment insurance," Carney said. Carney answers the question: "It is one of the most direct ways to infuse money directly into the economy because people who are...
  • Commandos criticize call for SEALs

    08/10/2011 6:55:41 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 50 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | August 9,2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    Rangers’ danger, single helicopter among questions Some in the special operations community are privately criticizing the wisdom of Saturday’s failed rescue mission in Afghanistan, saying commanders should have sent more than the one Chinook helicopter that was shot down, killing 30 American troops, including 23 elite Navy SEALs. They also questioned whether the quickly assembled mission was necessary to rescue a band of Army Rangers reportedly under fire from Taliban militants. “I squarely blame whoever planned and authorized the mission for the deaths,” said a Special Forces soldier who served in Afghanistan. “It was simply uncalled for unless Rangers were...
  • DeMint: Geithner must go

    08/07/2011 7:46:25 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 31 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 08/05/11 10:39 PM ET | Peter Schroeder
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) responded to the nation's downgrade at the hands of Standard & Poor's by calling for the resignation of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Saying "enough is enough," the Tea Party favorite pressured President Obama to remove his top economic official and adopt a new perspective. "The President should demand that Secretary Geithner resign and immediately replace him with someone who will help Washington focus on balancing our budget and allowing the private sector to create jobs," he said in a statement. "For months he opposed all efforts to reduce the debt in return for a debt ceiling...