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  • Hillary Clinton Dogged by 1975 Rape Case

    06/20/2014 3:36:40 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 77 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 20, 2014 | Liz Kreutz
    Hillary Clinton's successful 1975 legal defense of an accused rapist has surfaced again with the victim, angered over a tape of Clinton chuckling over her courtroom tactics in the case, lashing out at the potential Democratic presidential candidate. "Hillary Clinton took me through hell," the victim told the Daily Beast in an emotional interview published today. The woman said that if she saw Clinton today she would say, "I realize the truth now, the heart of what you've done to me. And you are supposed to be for women? You call that [being] for women, what you done to me?...
  • Lindsey Williams: What is Coming Down for America

    12/07/2013 6:15:20 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 8 replies ^ | Oct. 24, 2013 | Lindsey Williams
    Lindsey Williams is a Christian pastor who has connections to the elite. He has inside information on the New World Order, tyranny, and the future plans the elite have for America. In this radio segment, Pastor Williams makes predictions based on what he has been told by his elite friends. Quotes from the radio program (with cued times from the audio): 13:28 "This (Obamacare) is NOT a health care bill. . . He had read it. He knew everything that was in it. . . This was the final straw in the total control of the people of the United...
  • SNL Explains Whitewater

    12/01/2013 11:48:47 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 21 replies
    SNL ^ | No so long ago | SNL
    A "blast from the past" to remind us of the Clinton scandals, as America gears up for Hillary II: the sequel. Never forget! See video here: SNL skit
  • Chuck Missler on Obama, Carter, and God's Judgement

    06/22/2013 12:14:13 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 13, 3, 2012 | Chuck Missler, Christian scholar
    Chuck Missler on Obama: Sometimes the Truth Hurts; Sometimes it Sets You Free
  • Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One

    11/07/2012 7:26:01 PM PST · by Jess Kitting · 16 replies
    None | Nov. 7, 2012 | Van Iddy
    America, the one I loved, left me last night. I fought hard to keep her and tried to warn her of deceitful and abusive men, but in the end, she abandoned not only me, but her sacred virtues, and fell into the arms of sweet-talking swindlers, who promised her the world and tons of free stuff. Today I'm hurt, I’m exhausted, I'm subdued, I’m extremely disappointed, but surprisingly, I'm not bitter. America has made her choice, and as much as I loved and wanted to protect her, I know I cannot change what has happened. She must deal with the...
  • Mitt's Missed Moment

    10/16/2012 10:42:44 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 45 replies
    Debate | October 17, 2012 | None
    In tonight's debate, Mitt Romney missed a great opportunity to zing Mr. Obama. Here's the line Obama used, and what Romney could have said (and still can in follow-up speeches, if he chooses to use it): Obama: We have to dig ourselves out of the recession. What Romney can say to that is: Mr. President, when you are in a hole and you keep digging, the hole doesn't get smaller; it gets bigger! Isn't that what you have been doing for the last four years, Mr. President, digging the hole of debt deeper and deeper? Where I come from, when...
  • Comebacks for Joe Biden

    10/11/2012 4:11:46 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 35 replies
    All of us | 10/11/12 | Us
    Joe Biden is very fond of repeating "Osama bin Laden is dead, and GM is alive." A good comeback for that would be: Our ambassador is dead, and Al Qaeda is very much alive. If you have any zingers, tips, or ideas for Paul Ryan (not that he needs that much help) in tonight's debate, please share them.
  • "Thank the Taxpayer" Campaign

    09/19/2012 4:27:02 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 2 replies
    September 19, 2012 | Everyone
    It's time to stop demonizing the taxpayers and start thanking them. They are the ones who are paying for all the benefits so generously given out in this country. Here is the start of a list of of slogans we can send to the Romney campaign. Keep them simple and positive, as much as possible. 1. Thank me. I'm a taxpayer. 2. The government didn't build that. The TAXPAYERS did. 3. Thank me. I'm paying for your benefits. 4. Who's going to pay America's bills when the taxpayers are all gone? 5. (I'm a) Taxpaying American. How about a little...
  • Obama’s Popularity Dips Underwater; For Romney, a Faint Favorability Bounce

    09/04/2012 7:00:31 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 80 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 4, 2012 | Gary Langer
    Barack Obama approaches his nomination for a second term with the lowest pre-convention personal popularity of an incumbent president in ABC News/Washington Post polls since the 1980s. He’s also at his lowest of the year among registered voters, with trouble among women. Just 47 percent of registered voters in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll see Obama favorably overall, down 7 percentage points from his recent peak in April, while 49 percent rate him unfavorably. He’s numerically underwater in this group for the first time since February.
  • Phyllis Diller dead at 95

    08/20/2012 12:59:29 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 30 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | August 20, 2012 | Dave Nemetz
    Legendary comedienne Phyllis Diller, who blazed a trail for a generation of female comics with her bawdy, self-deprecating stand-up routines, has died at age 95, according to TMZ. (The Associated Press and The Hollywood Reporter have since confirmed.) Diller had been suffering health problems as of late: She recently hurt her hip and wrist in a fall and has been living under hospice care at her home. She passed away there, surrounded by family. The comedienne, known for her wild hair and distinctive laugh, enjoyed a six-decade-long career in comedy: She started out filming a local TV special entitled "Phyllis...
  • Obamas Tap White House Home Beer

    08/15/2012 12:28:57 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 39 replies ^ | August 14, 2012 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has become one of the first modern day U.S. presidents known for enjoying a cold beer that is brewed and tapped right at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Obama aides on Tuesday confirmed the small brewery during a three-day re-election campaign tour across Iowa. An official admitted the Obamas have their own alcoholic beverage made and kept in stock at the White House. Revelations about the White House beer came to light after the president gave a bottle of it to a patron at a coffee shop he was visiting in Iowa. The gift prompted the...
  • Obama's College Classmate: The Obama Scandal is at Columbia

    08/06/2012 4:46:19 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 198 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | August 6, 2012 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Why are the college records, of a 51-year-old President of the United States, so important to keep secret? I think I know the answer. If anyone should have questions about Obama’s record at Columbia University, it’s me. We both graduated (according to Obama) Columbia University, Class of ’83. We were both (according to Obama) Pre-Law and Political Science majors. And I thought I knew most everyone at Columbia. I certainly thought I’d heard of all of my fellow Political Science majors. But not Obama (or as he was known then- Barry Soetoro). I never met him. Never saw him. Never...
  • Do Conservatives Have a Seat at Romney's Table?

    07/04/2012 5:48:25 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 44 replies
    None | July 4, 2012 | Self
    Romney seems to have a "tin ear" when it comes to listening to conservative views. Since it is nearly impossible to mount a successful campaign against him now and come up with another viable candidate who can win in the November election, we need to be sure that our voices are heard and heeded by the Romney campaign. Question: Do conservatives have someone in Romney's inner circle who can influence him and make sure he sticks up for our values? Is there anyone from FreeRepublic who can represent us and our concerns on his team? How can we get a...
  • No More Stealth Taxation from Representation

    06/28/2012 1:05:33 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 9 replies
    None | June28, 2012 | All of us
    In the 1760s, the rallying cry was "No Taxation without Representation." We need a new slogan to combat a government that is secretly taxing us and lying about it. We have to call Obamacare what it really is: The Obama Health Care Tax. This new taxation came from our "representation" in Congress, in cahoots with a tyrannical President. In 2010, we got rid of (a part of) that Congress, but their stealth taxes live on. We defeated (many of) the Dems who gave us Obamacare in 2010. We can and must defeat the rest of them in 2012. What will...
  • Who will be Obama's "Demon of the Week?"

    05/23/2012 5:19:17 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 27 replies
    vanity | May 23, 2012
    Who or What will the Obama team demonize this week? Rich people Bain Capital Venture capitalists Private equity Plumbers Roman Catholics John Wolfe (who beat him in Arkansas) High school seniors who refuse to be indoctrinated Seems like they are having a hard time choosing and sticking with just one.
  • Mouse Freeze: Is Obama Campaign Stealing Your Information?

    05/03/2012 3:19:52 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 21 replies
    None | May 3, 2012 | Self
    Is the Obama campaign stealing information about you through your computer? I inadvertently clicked on an Obama ad on Facebook. The ad linked me directly to I tried to escape the site immediately, but my computer mouse "froze" for about 30 seconds. It wouldn't move at all. I could not click out or do anything but wait. Just to be sure it wasn't a fluke, I went to the site again (as much as I hated to give the Obama campaign any more "hits"), and the same thing happened: Mouse Freeze. I am assuming that the Obama site was...
  • Fox News Exposes Obama's Polygamist Background

    04/20/2012 4:12:27 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 95 replies
    Fox News | April 20, 2012 | Self, Bret Baier, Fox News Writers (paraphrased)
    Amazing. A major news channel has finally reported what Freepers have known for years: The man whom Barack Obama (Jr) reveres and calls "Father," (Barack Obama Sr.) was a bigamist at the time of Junior's birth. If the president's narrative is to be believed, then Barack Obama Sr. was married to two women at the same time when Jr. was born. Mr. Obama Sr. never divorced his first wife, Kezia, who was in Kenya at the time of Sr's alleged marriage to Barack's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, in Hawaii in 1961. Mr. Obama Sr, married a third woman, then later...
  • Thatcher kept Reagan's drawings from international summit

    CAMBRIDGE, England - Margaret Thatcher was so fascinated by U.S. President Ronald Reagan that she snatched and kept a page of his doodles from a G7 summit, the former British prime minister's newly released papers reveal. The page of ink drawings is among personal papers from 1981 released Saturday by the Thatcher archive at Cambridge University. Reagan left the piece of paper sitting on a table at the meeting near Ottawa, Canada, in July 1981. It is adorned with a scribbled eye, a man's muscular torso and several heads, including one that looks like a self portrait. "She told me...
  • Proposed Warren Buffet law

    01/25/2012 4:14:41 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 11 replies
    None | Jan. 25, 2012 | Just me
    I would like to propose a new "Warren Buffet" law. The law will be simple, easy to enforce, and above all, "fair." Here is my proposed piece of legislation: The WARREN BUFFET Rule The code should be amended to read Is your name Warren Buffet? Do you live in Omaha, Nebraska? Are you CEO of Berkshire Hathaway? If your is answer "yes" to all three questions, your tax rate on ANY and ALL income, henceforth and forever, shall be 100%. Effective immediately.
  • Obama takes risky stance against the rich

    10/28/2011 5:54:59 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 12 replies
    Financial Times ^ | October 28, 2011 | Richard McGregor
    With the US economy suffering through its deepest slump since the Great Depression, the Obama administration has designed a political strategy to match, with echoes of the campaign rhetoric deployed by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s. Throwing out the standard presidential playbook dictating an aspirational pitch to centrist voters, the White House is cementing a high-risk message that strikes firmly at wealth and privilege.
  • Honolulu Advertiser re-examined: Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama's son, 1961

    04/07/2011 7:03:44 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 144 replies | April 7, 2011 | None
    According to the Honolulu Advertiser, a "son" was born to "Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama" (Sr.) on August 4, 1961. That's all it says. No more; no less. See the birth announcement here. Barack Obama Sr. was married at the time to Kezia Obama from Kenya. America, here are the real "Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama," legally man and wife in 1961: The Honolulu Advertiser birth announcement raises many more questions than it answers. 1. How does Stanley Ann Dunham fit into the picture? 2. Was 18-year old Ms. Dunham really married to Barack Obama Sr. as well? 3. If...
  • Trump brings media blitz to NBC; steamrolls Meredith Vieira on birther issue

    04/07/2011 4:31:07 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 44 replies ^ | April 7, 2011 | Joe Pompeo
    As reports that Meredith Vieira is planning an exit from NBC's "Today Show" swirl, the anchor has sparked controversy over her failure to question a number of unsubstantiated challenges to the U.S. citizenship of President Barack Obama that Donald Trump floated in an interview with Vieira this morning. Trump--the billionaire real estate tycoon and reality TV figure who is flirting with a 2012 presidential run--again sought to suggest that Obama was not born in the United States. "Birther" activists on the right have circulated the unsubstantiated claim in an effort to depict Obama's presidency as the outgrowth of a shadowy,...
  • How Not to Do Health Care

    02/06/2011 2:40:41 PM PST · by Jess Kitting
    None | Feb. 6, 2011
    How Not to Do Health Care 1. Choose an issue that people care about, but not one that is foremost on their minds. 2. Label the issue so that it sounds lofty and high-minded (like Health Care Reform). 3. Criticize the status quo, without offering any alternatives (at first). 4. Get people riled up about the issue, through relentless media exposure. 5. Make enemies of anyone who is sincerely trying to help or has common sense solutions. 6. Do not ask the American people for any input or ideas. 7. Find a way to make government the only solution. 8....
  • Groudhog Misses Shadow: Early Spring!

    02/02/2011 4:36:20 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 41 replies
    Fox News | Feb. 2, 2011 | FoxNews
    Punxsutawney Phil just reported that he didn't see his shadow this morning. That means we'll have an early spring.
  • Obama's Birth Story: "Official" Version vs. the Facts

    01/22/2011 9:26:53 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 76 replies | Jan. 22, 2011 | None
    Obama and his cronies in the media want us to believe an account of his birth, which is not the whole truth, to say the least. Okay then, let's look at their version of events, ask pertinent questions, and check the facts. Official Story: Date: Fall 1960 Place: Honolulu, HawaiiEvent: Barack Obama Sr. and Stanley Ann Dunham meet while attending the University of Hawaii. They fall in love and conceive a child. Facts: Stanley Ann Dunham was 17 years old. Barack Obama Sr. was married at the time to another woman in Kenya, Mrs. Kezia Obama. Questions: Is it legal...
  • Gibbs is Resigning as White House Press Secretary

    01/05/2011 8:01:04 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 69 replies ^ | Jan. 5, 2011 | Ben Feller
    WASHINGTON – Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary and one of the most visible and forceful advocates for President Barack Obama, is quitting his job to become an outside political adviser. The change is among the many expected in the coming days as Obama redefines his leadership team to get ready for a re-election bid and a more powerful Republican Party. Gibbs said he would be leaving the White House by early February. The top contenders to replace him are two of his deputies, Bill Burton and Josh Earnest, and Jay Carney, who is the press secretary to Vice...
  • Congress Overturns Ban of Gays Serving Openly, Sends Bill to Obama's Desk

    12/18/2010 12:48:49 PM PST · by Jess Kitting · 454 replies · 5+ views
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 18, 2010
  • Wikileaks Founder Assange Arrested in London

    12/07/2010 2:55:28 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec. 7, 2010 | Wire Staff
    London (CNN) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested Tuesday in London on a Swedish warrant, London's Metropolitan Police said. Assange was arrested at a London police station at 9:30 a.m. (4:30 a.m. ET) and will appear at the City of Westminster Magistrate's Court later in the day, police said. Swedish authorities had issued the warrant for Assange so they can talk to him about sex-crime allegations unrelated to WikiLeaks' recent disclosure of secret U.S. documents.
  • Defying the Will of the People, Obama Governs by Regulation

    12/06/2010 4:48:11 PM PST · by Jess Kitting · 9 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Dec. 6, 2010 | No one admits to writing this
    Sitting presidents whose agendas are soundly rejected by voters in midterm congressional elections have two options: They can either accommodate the new political reality, as President Clinton did after 1994; or they can use bureaucratic edicts to advance their unpopular programs, as President Obama is clearly doing now. Given the historic drubbing his party just suffered at the polls, Obama's defiant strategy may prevent a second term for the man who began his first buoyed by an outpouring of good will. Predictably, Obama's regulatory imperialism focuses on labor and environmental issues, as Big Green activists and labor unions, especially those...
  • Crystal Cathedral Megachurch Files for Bankruptcy

    10/18/2010 9:29:09 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 28 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | Oct. 18, 2010 | Amy Taxin
    GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Crystal Cathedral, the megachurch birthplace of the televangelist show "Hour of Power," filed for bankruptcy Monday in Southern California after struggling to emerge from debt that exceeds $43 million. In addition to a $36 million mortgage, the Orange County-based church owes $7.5 million to several hundred vendors for services ranging from advertising to the use of live animals in Easter and Christmas services. The church had been negotiating a repayment plan with vendors, but several filed lawsuits seeking quicker payment, which prompted a coalition formed by creditors to fall apart, church officials said.
  • Merkel Says German Multi-cultural Society Has Failed

    10/18/2010 12:04:55 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Oct. 17, 2010 | Audrey Kauffmann
    BERLIN (AFP) – Germany's attempt to create a multi-cultural society has failed completely, Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the weekend, calling on the country's immigrants to learn German and adopt Christian values. Merkel weighed in for the first time in a blistering debate sparked by a central bank board member saying the country was being made "more stupid" by poorly educated and unproductive Muslim migrants. "Multikulti", the concept that "we are now living side by side and are happy about it," does not work, Merkel told a meeting of younger members of her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party at...
  • Chinese Dissident Wins Nobel Peace Prize

    10/08/2010 3:27:42 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 6 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | Oct. 8, 2010 | KARL RITTER and BJOERN H. AMLAND
    OSLO, Norway – Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights" — a prize likely to enrage the Chinese government, which had warned the Nobel committee not to honor him. Thorbjoern Jagland, the Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman, said Liu Xiaobo (LEE-o SHAo-boh) was a symbol for the fight for human rights in China and the government should expect that its policies face scrutiny
  • Some Evangelicals on Defensive over partnering with Glenn Beck

    08/29/2010 11:41:39 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 130 replies
    CNN Belief Blog ^ | Aug. 27, 2010 | Dan Gilgoff
    A handful of prominent evangelical activists are defending their decision to attend television host Glenn Beck's conservative rally in Washington this weekend after some Christians complained that evangelicals shouldn't be partnering with Beck because of his Mormon faith. "There is no need to 'de-Christianize' each other over the matter," wrote Jim Garlow, an influential California pastor, in a five-page memo this week arguing that evangelicals can attend Beck's rally and partner with the television and radio personality in good conscience. "Glenn Beck is being used by God - mightily," Garlow wrote in the memo, which was obtained by CNN. "The...
  • Former Enemies US, Vietnam Now Military Mates

    08/08/2010 3:49:13 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 16 replies ^ | 8/8/10 | Margie Mason
    ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON – Cold War enemies the United States and Vietnam demonstrated their blossoming military relations Sunday as a U.S. nuclear supercarrier cruised in waters off the Southeast Asian nation's coast — sending a message that China is not the region's only big player. The visit comes 35 years after the Vietnam War as Washington and Hanoi are cozying up in a number of areas, from negotiating a controversial deal to share civilian nuclear fuel and technology to agreeing that China needs to work with its neighbors to resolve territorial claims in the South China Sea.
  • Racism of the Left: No Sanctuary for Whites

    08/05/2010 12:55:06 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 9 replies
    Aug. 5, 2010 | None
    Portland, Oregon is a "sanctuary city," where illegal immigrants can live and work freely without fear of recrimination or deportation. But try operating a lemonade stand without a license, and risk getting your business closed down by the long arm of the law. Apparently, Portland offers no sanctuary to home-grown criminals, like seven year olds trying to earn a little cash selling lemonade on the street. See State Closes Seven Year Old's Lemonade Stand. If the child were in the country illegally, the authorities probably would have walked on by, without checking the legality of her business or asking to...
  • Immaculate Deception: Fraud in reporting Obama's birth

    07/10/2010 12:24:46 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 131 replies
    July 10, 2010 | None
    Let’s forget for a moment about the allegations that Barack Hussein Obama Jr. is not a naturalized U.S. citizen and examine the incontrovertible facts surrounding the reporting of his mysterious birth in 1961. Fact 1: Barack Obama Sr. (the President’s father) was married to another woman (Kezia Aoko) in Africa at the time of Barack Hussein Obama Jr’s birth to Stanley Ann Dunham Obama (the President’s mother). Fact 2: In the United States, being married to two women at the same time is illegal. It is the crime of bigamy. Fact 3: In 1961 someone placed a birth announcement in...
  • Portland Police Reopen Therapist's Complaint against Gore

    06/30/2010 8:40:38 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | June 30, 2010 | None
    (CNN) -- Police in Portland, Oregon, say they have reopened their investigation into a massage therapist's allegation that former Vice President Al Gore had "unwanted sexual contact" with her in 2006, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday. "The Portland Police Bureau has made the decision to reopen the case regarding the allegations brought forward against Mr. Al Gore," Detective Mary Wheat said in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon. "Consistent with our policy regarding open investigations, the Police Bureau will not be commenting on any additional specifics regarding this case at this time."
  • Caption Obama and Medvedev

    06/25/2010 3:03:29 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 1 replies
    Us | June 25, 2010 | Everyone
    Obama and Medvedev: Someone needs to press the reset button.
  • Graves Headed to Congress

    06/08/2010 7:25:52 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 1 replies · 16+ views ^ | June 8, 2010 | John McArdle
    A month after finishing 12 percentage points ahead of his closest competitor in Georgia's 9th district special election, former state Rep. Tom Graves finished the job in Tuesday's special runoff. Graves, a Republican, will now serve out the unexpired term of GOP Rep. Nathan Deal, who gave up his seat in the House to concentrate on running for governor. With 60 percent reporting, The Associated Press called the special election for Graves, who had 60 percent of the vote. Former state Rep. Lee Hawkins pulled 40 percent. Graves, a real estate investor, built much of his early campaign around courting...
  • American Heart: Unofficial Tea Party Anthem

    05/19/2010 11:19:19 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 2 replies · 296+ views ^ | May 19, 2010 | Jon David
    American Heart by Jon David They say our reputation needs a new coat of paint and a delicate melody. But I say I like the bruises, ’cause a melody don’t mean a thing if we don’t have the strength to say, And I won’t be made to ever feel ashamed That I’m American made! I’ve got American parts. Got American faith, in America’s heart. Go on, raise the flag, I’ve got stars in my eyes. I’m in love with her, and I won’t apologize! They say that we need changin’! (As if all the Founding Fathers seemed to get it...
  • AP Declares Obama "Kenyan-born"!

    11/26/2009 8:16:02 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 48 replies · 3,458+ views
    The Post and E-mail | Updated Nov. 21, 2009 | John Charlton
    (Oct. 14, 2009) — What most people know is that the Associated Press (AP) is one of the largest, internationally recognized, syndicated news services. What most people don’t know that is in 2004, the AP was a “birther” news organization. How so? Because in a syndicated report, published Sunday, June 27, 2004, by the Kenyan Standard Times, and which was, as of this report, available at AP reporter stated the following: Kenyan-born US Senate hopeful, Barrack Obama, appeared set to take over the Illinois Senate seat after his main rival, Jack Ryan, dropped out of the race on Friday...
  • Navies of Two Koreas Exchange Fire

    11/10/2009 3:19:12 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 5 replies · 481+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | November 10, 2009 | Hyung-Jin Kim
    SEOUL, South Korea – The two Koreas briefly exchanged naval fire Tuesday along their disputed western sea border, with a North Korean ship suffering heavy damage before retreating, South Korean military officials said. There were no South Korean casualties, the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, and it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties on the North Korean side. Each side blamed the other for violating the sea border. The clash — the first of its in kind in seven years — occurred as U.S. officials said President Barack Obama has decided to send...
  • Obama: U.S. Must Reverse Course with Indians

    11/05/2009 7:38:49 AM PST · by Jess Kitting · 99 replies · 1,548+ views ^ | November 5, 2009 | Ken Thomas
    WASHINGTON – Making good on a campaign promise to hold a yearly summit with American Indians, President Barack Obama told tribal leaders Thursday gathered in Washington that he is determined to reverse the federal government's history of marginalizing Indian nations. "You will not be forgotten as long as I'm in this White House," Obama said during opening remarks at the all-day conference of tribal leaders and government officials. Obama said the meeting is the largest and most widely attended gathering of tribal leaders in U.S. history. Officials planned to discuss problems facing American Indians, including economic development, education, health care,...
  • Ex-Dem Fundraiser Sentenced in NYC to 24 Years

    09/30/2009 10:08:20 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 15 replies · 611+ views
    Yahoo!.com ^ | September 29, 2009 | Larry Neumeister
    NEW YORK – Former Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu was sentenced Tuesday to more than 24 years in prison by a judge who accused him of funding his fraud by manipulating the political process in a way that "strikes at the very core of our democracy." U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero sentenced the 58-year-old Hsu, who raised money for Hillary Rodham Clinton and others, to 20 years in prison for his guilty plea to fraud charges and another four years and four months in prison for his conviction at trial for breaking campaign finance laws. In a lengthy criticism of Hsu's...
  • Racism: The Unpardonable Crime

    09/21/2009 5:39:59 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 25 replies · 1,076+ views
    September 21, 2009 | Author
    In today’s America, if we were to make a list of crimes from most serious to least, racism would rank near the top. Racism is worse than murder, fraud, extortion, wife-beating, and all types of corruption. All you have to do is allege that your opponent is a racist, and you can get away with just about anything. Ask O.J. Simpson. Racism trumps everything else, if today’s media are to be believed. Accuse the President of lying, you’re a racist. Suggest that a congressman stole millions of taxpayer dollars, you’re a racist. Express an opinion at a townhall meeting, you’re...
  • Dear President Obama

    09/13/2009 10:02:56 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 18 replies · 1,736+ views
    E-mail | September 13, 2009 | Unknown
    Dear President Obama: Today I read of your administrations plan to re-define September 11 as a National Service Day. Sir, it's time we had a talk. During your campaign, Americans watched as you made mockery of our tradition of standing and crossing your heart when the Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. You refused to comply as an American. You, out of four people on the stage, were the only one not honoring our tradition. We noticed. During one of your many speeches, Americans heard you say that you intended to visit all 57 states. We all know that Islam, not...
  • Eleven Most Expensive Catastrophes

    08/31/2009 5:59:13 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 20 replies · 976+ views
    E-mail | August 31, 2009 | Unknown
    Eleven most Expensive Catastrophes 11. Titanic: $150 million 10. Tanker Truck vs. Bridge: $358 million 9. MetroLink Crash $500 million 8. B-2 Bomber Crash: $1.4 billion 7. Exxon Valdez: $2.5 billion 6. Piper Alpha Oil Rig: $3.4 billion 5. Challenger Explosion: $5.5 billion 4. Prestige Oil Spill: $12 billion 3. Space Shuttle Columbia: $13 billion 2. Chernobyl: $200 billion 1. (Ready for this...) Election of Barack Obama: $800 billion--in the first two months!
  • AMA on Universal Health Care

    08/07/2009 9:01:24 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 6 replies · 500+ views
    E-mail | August 7, 2009 | unknown
    Apparently the American Medical Association has weighed in on the proposed universal health care plan. The Allergists voted to scratch it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. The Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, and the Neurologists thought the Administration had a lot of nerve. The Obstetricians felt they were all laboring under a misconception. Ophthalmologists considered the idea shortsighted. Pathologists yelled; "Over my dead body!" while the Pediatricians said, 'Oh, Grow up!" The Psychiatrists thought the whole idea was madness, while the radiologists could see right through it. Surgeons decided to wash...
  • Ontario Fires Back Against Woman in Ad (Canadian Health Care)

    07/29/2009 5:26:44 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 47 replies · 1,489+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | July 29, 2009 | Canadian Press
    The Ontario government has filed a defence against a claim made by a Hamilton woman who's at the centre of the U.S. debate over health care. Shona Holmes is featured in a TV campaign in which she claims she had to mortgage her home and travel to a U.S. clinic for brain surgery in 2005, due to a six-month wait for care in Canada. The ad, which began airing about two weeks ago in all 50 states, warns Americans to reject Canadian-style health care because it failed her. In the ad, Ms. Holmes states that if she relied on her...
  • Video: An American Anthem

    07/27/2009 8:25:15 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 30 replies · 546+ views
    e-mail ^ | Justin
    This resulted from a Mom in Alabama asking her high school son to help with a commercial for the Tea Party she was involved in organizing. Boy, does it slam the message home. Very impressive. Here is her note: "I asked Justin if he could help me make a commercial for my group's Tea Party. He sat down at the laptop for about an hour, and then brought this to me and asked, 'is this okay, Mom?' After I finished watching it, my stomach was in my throat. Everyone that I have sent it to has really enjoyed it, so...