Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $55,972
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 63%!! Thank you all very much!!

Articles Posted by LibFreeUSA

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • American Citizens Beaten by Castro Agents in Panama

    04/09/2015 11:57:54 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 23 replies
    Capitol Hill Cubans ^ | Thursday, April 9, 2015 | Capitol Hill Cubans
    A half-dozen Cuban dissident leaders and American citizens were attacked this afternoon by a group of Castro regime agents in Panama City. The activists were placing flowers at the statue of Cuban independence hero, Jose Marti, when approached by a group of Castro regime agents, who began to violently beat them. Among those attacked were a group of American citizens, including Orlando Gutierrez of the Democratic Directorate, Silvia Iriondo of Mothers Against Repression and Gus Monge. The Cuban dissidents include former political prisoner Jorge Luis Garcia Perez "Antunez," his wife Yris Perez Aguilera and Leticia Ramos Herreria of The Ladies...
  • The Silence of Alan Gross

    01/26/2015 7:54:36 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 1 replies
    Translating Cuba ^ | January 26, 2015 | Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
    We live not in the civilization of media, but of the mediocre. And from there directly we inhabit the miserable. Cubans desperately need witnesses to our tragedy. In the absence of politicians on the Island, we pin our hopes on any alternative voice: bloggers, musicians, graffiti artists, performers, etc. Just recently a supposed North American hostage has been released. Alan Gross completed his role in the democratic-totalitarian theater of legitimization of the Castro dictatorship. He is now free, but he remains stuck in the labyrinth of his lawyers and the six-figure compensation with which they have invited him to recuperate...
  • State Sponsors of Terrorism (Iran, Sudan, Syria, and.....GUESS WHO?)

    12/18/2014 11:42:22 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 7 replies
    U.S. State Department ^ | 1982 | U.S. State Dept
    Countries determined by the Secretary of State to have repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism are designated pursuant to three laws: section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act, section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act, and section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act. Taken together, the four main categories of sanctions resulting from designation under these authorities include restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance; a ban on defense exports and sales; certain controls over exports of dual use items; and miscellaneous financial and other restrictions. Designation under the above-referenced authorities also implicates other sanctions laws that penalize persons...
  • Raul Castro: Cocaine Connection?

    12/18/2014 11:31:44 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 13 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | Aug 14, 2006 | Brian Ross And Vic Walter
    Federal prosecutors in Miami were prepared to indict Raul Castro as the head of a major cocaine smuggling conspiracy in 1993, but the Clinton Administration Justice Department overruled them, current and former Justice Department officials tell ABC News. The officials say Castro, as Cuban Defense Minister, permitted Colombian drug lords to pay for the use of Cuban waters and airstrips as staging grounds for smuggling runs into the United States in the 1980s and early 1990s. in Washington,” said a former Justice Department official with direct knowledge of the case. “There were numerous national security and intelligence issues that would...
  • Advocates of sharia law should leave, or lose voting and welfare rights: Jacqui Lambie

    12/15/2014 7:49:21 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 8 replies
    The Australian ^ | September 15, 2014 | Jared Owens
    AUSTRALIANS who support sharia law should “pack up their bags and get out of here” or else be stripped of their vote and welfare entitlements, Jacqui Lambie says. The Tasmanian Palmer United Party senator today said Australians who support Islamic law held “allegiance to a foreign power”, but refused repeated opportunities to define what she meant by sharia law. “I just say anyone who supports sharia law in Australia should not have the right to vote, should not be given government handouts and should probably pack up their bags and get out of here — that’s what I’m saying,” Senator...
  • Who is JONATHAN GRUBER...? (a.k.a. "Obamacare's Architect")

    11/11/2014 7:08:22 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 48 replies
    FORBES ^ | 11-10-14 | Avik Roy
    ... feast your eyes on all this about 'Who is Jonathan Gruber'!

    03/26/2014 5:21:34 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 25, 2014 | YouTube
    It's starting. The brave students and people of Venezuela are starting to fight back against the socialist CUBAN-run dictatorship in Venezuela. The brave people there need support. In the meantime, the United States sits on it's hands SHAMEFULLY doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!! SEE THE ON THE SCENE VIDEO....... HERE!
  • Conservative group calls for Boehner’s head

    02/11/2014 11:16:46 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | Seth McLaughlin
    The Senate Conservatives Fund says that it is time for House Speaker John Boehner to go and they will keep track of the GOP lawmakers that support their effort to oust him from his leadership post. The group, which is targeting several incumbent Republicans in primary races this year, said Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, has sold out small government principles on too many occasions and the last straw came this week when....con't here
  • Dana Rohrabacher warns John Boehner on speakership

    06/18/2013 7:49:39 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/18/13 7:27 AM EDT | REBECCA ELLIOTT
    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) says Speaker John Boehner should be ousted if he rams through an immigration bill without majority Republican support. “If Speaker Boehner moves forward and permits this to come to a vote even though the majority of the Republicans in the House—and that’s if they do—oppose whatever it is that’s coming to a vote, he should be removed as Speaker,” Rohrabacher said on World Net Daily radio on Monday. Rohrabacher was responding to Boehner’s assertion that immigration reform is at the top of his legislative agenda and his suggestion in an interview with ABC last week in...
  • House Speaker John Boehner: NSA Leaker a ‘Traitor’

    06/11/2013 5:44:52 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 362 replies
    CBS News ^ | Jun 11, 2013 7:00am | Abby D. Phillip
    House Speaker John Boehner today called NSA leaker Edward Snowden a “traitor” who put Americans at risk by releasing classified information to the media. “He’s a traitor,” the highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives said in an extensive interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. “The disclosure of this information puts Americans ... continued here
  • CUBA's Cardinal Jaime Ortega must resign

    06/06/2013 11:10:09 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 1 replies
    Renew America ^ | June 5, 2013 | Marielena Montesino de Stuart
    Is Cardinal Jaime Ortega emboldened by Francis' rise to power? Why has Cardinal Ortega embarked on a brazen socialist propaganda scheme through the Archdiocese of Havana? Fifty four years of lies For more than 54 years the Cuban people have been subjected to lies from the Vatican's modernist hierarchy – which has maintained an Ostpolitik approach to Communism. I have written and spoken about this extensively, as in The Beijing Affair (Part Three) published last month – where I addressed the Vatican's refusal to condemn Communism, as part of the "rules of conduct" set forth during the Second Vatican Ecumenical...
  • FOX19 EXCLUSIVE: Four local IRS workers allegedly connected to scandal

    05/15/2013 8:21:04 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 67 replies
    FOX19 CINCINNATI, OH ^ | May 15, 2013 10:50 PM EDT | Ben Swann
    CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - FOX19 has exclusively learned that as many as four people may be the first Cincinnati Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees to face disciplinary action, and possibly even criminal charges, for allegedly targeting Tea Party and Liberty groups applying for non-profit status. On Wednesday, the IRS announced that it has pin-pointed two employees at the agency's Cincinnati office for being 'primarily' responsible. In addition, acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller resigned his position, revealed by President Obama on Wednesday. "Secretary Lew took the first step by requesting and accepting the resignation of the acting commissioner of the IRS,...
  • Pit Bull's response to Jay Z's trip to Cuba...

    04/14/2013 4:36:36 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 16 replies
    Penultimos Dias ^ | April 14, 2013 | Pit Bull
    Pit Bull's response to Jay Z's trip to Cuba.
  • Cop Accused Of Seducing Women Involved In Domestic Disputes

    02/07/2013 1:00:39 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 14 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | February 6, 2013 | Dave Savini
    ELMWOOD PARK, Ill. (CBS) – An Elmwood Park police sergeant has been accused of using his police powers to target women he could seduce, when he was supposed to be working. He also has been accused of targeting the men who are in those ladies’ lives. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini spoke with three men who questioned how Sgt. John Wasilenko sergeant is still on the job. Dewey Paccagnini said Wasilenko was on duty when Paccagnini caught the officer with his wife. “I saw my wife kissing this guy – sergeant or officer – in the squad car,” said Paccagnini....
  • Bizarre Twist: Key FBI Agent on Case Actually Sent ‘Shirtless Photos’ to Petraeus Friend

    11/13/2012 5:59:21 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 60 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 13, 2012 | The Blaze
    The federal agent who launched the probe that eventually led to David Petraeus’ resignation as director of the CIA was taken off the case indefinitely over the summer after his superiors became concerned that he may be personally involved in the case, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing “officials familiar with the probe.” The unidentified FBI agent still passed along his concerns to a member of Congress even after he was barred from taking part in the investigation, afraid that the case would be covered up. And while the FBI was looking into a number of harassing emails from Petraeus’...
  • Poll: Romney Cuts Into Obama’s Lead In New Hampshire

    10/10/2012 6:28:04 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 24 replies
    TPM LIVEWIRE ^ | Tuesday October 9, 2012 | Tom Kludt
    Mitt Romney now trails by only 6 points in New Hampshire, according to a new poll released Tuesday evening. The latest WMUR Granite State poll, conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, shows President Barack Obama leading Romney among likely voters, 47 percent to 41 percent. Obama held a 15-point lead in last week's Granite State poll, which was conducted Sept. 27-30. The latest poll was conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 6, with 57 percent of the responses coming before the Oct. 3 presidential debate in Denver. As has been the case with other post-debate polling shifts, Obama has seen...
  • Obama takes slim post-convention lead over Romney: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    09/08/2012 7:50:12 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 47 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Sep 7, 2012 4:53pm EDT | Alina Selyukh
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama regained some footing and overtook his Republican rival Mitt Romney in a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, a day after the end of the Democratic convention. In what appears to be a convention-induced bounce, Obama jumped ahead in the latest daily tracking poll with 46 percent of 1,434 likely voters saying...
  • Who's 'Clueless'? Paul Ryan or Rage Against the Machine?

    08/20/2012 7:17:20 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 18, 2012 | American Thinker
    Paul Ryan claims fondness for the music of Rage Against the Machine, a leftist and union-backing grunge group. Ryan specified that the music -- rather than lyrics -- forms the attraction. For this, the band's outraged lead singer Tom Morello recently took to the pages of Rolling Stone magazine to denounce Ryan as "clueless." Rage Against the Machine honor Che Guevara as their icon and fifth band member. " We've considered Che a fifth band member for a long time now," gushed Tom Morello, "for the simple reason that he exemplifies the integrity and revolutionary ideals to which we aspire."...
  • Former Obama campaign co-chair to stump for Romney

    08/15/2012 8:19:11 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | August 15, 2012 | Paul Steinhauser
    (CNN) - A former four-term Democratic congressman from Alabama and one time strong supporter of President Barack Obama will campaign for Mitt Romney Wednesday. A Romney campaign aide confirms to CNN that Artur Davis will stump for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in the battleground state of Virginia. Davis, who is black, may be best known for seconding Obama's nomination at the Democratic National Convention in 2008, when he served as... continued
  • Tea party gets its man in Paul Ryan for vice president

    08/13/2012 7:15:13 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 13, 2012 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The tea party didn't get its man in Mitt Romney. But the movement got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ticket's No. 2 slot. Romney's selection of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate marked a huge victory for the tea party. Its roaring influence helped Republicans take back the House in 2010, gaining 63 seats. Since then, its no-compromise positions on deep budget cuts set the parameters of high-profile fiscal fights on Capitol Hill.... continued
  • An Anniversary of Heroism and Shame: The Bay of Pigs (This day on April 17, 1961)

    04/17/2012 1:31:34 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 17, 2012 | Humberto Fontova
    "They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 51 years ago today. "But their fight was doomed before the first man hit the beach." That CIA man, Grayston Lynch, knew something about fighting - and about long odds. He carried scars from Omaha Beach, The Battle of the Bulge and Korea's Heartbreak Ridge. But in those battles Lynch and his band of brothers counted on the support of their Commander in Chief. At the Bay of Pigs, Grayston Lynch (an American) and his band of brothers (Cubans)...
  • Cuban authorities round up activists and block communications as Pope ends visit

    03/28/2012 11:37:50 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 3 replies
    Amnesty International ^ | 28 March 2012 | Amnesty International
    Cuban human rights activists are facing a surge in harassment in a bid to silence them during the Pope's visit, Amnesty International said. The clampdown has seen an increase in arrests, activists' phones have been disconnected and some have had their houses surrounded to prevent them denouncing abuses during Pope Benedict's tour. Local human rights organizations, including the Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation, had their phone lines cut off since Monday. The mobile phones of prominent activists and government critics are suddenly unreachable. “The communications’ blockade and the detention of more than 150 political opponents is yet...
  • A Brave Man Takes on Cuba's Brutal Regime. Will the Pope Help?

    03/23/2012 7:59:49 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 3 replies
    Forbes ^ | 3/23/2012 | Click here to find out more! James K. Glassman James K. Glassman,
    “Police are in my house; bring summons for Oscar,” Tweeted Elsa Morejon at 11:50 Thursday morning from Havana. “Oscar” is her husband, Oscar Elias Biscet, the courageous physician who has spent 12 of his 50 years on earth in Fidel Castro’s prisons for expressing the opinion that Cubans should be free to speak their minds, to associate with whom they please, and to vote in fair elections. On Wednesday, he voiced those opinions again in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. “My country continues to be run by a brutal regime that oppresses the people, systematically violating our basic...
  • Andres Oppenheimer: Cardinal’s action clouds Pope’s visit to Cuba

    03/23/2012 4:55:50 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 2 replies
    The Real Cuba ^ | March 22, 2012 | Andres Oppenheimer
    March 22 - Pope Benedict XVI’s three-day visit to Cuba starting Monday will begin under a cloud: human rights groups are appalled by Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega’s decision to call the police to evict peaceful dissidents who had sought refuge in a church to draw international attention to their demands for civil rights. According to an official Cuban Roman Catholic Church communiqué published in the Cuban regime’s daily Granma, Ortega asked the police to evict 13 dissidents on March 14 after they had occupied the Our Lady of Charity church in Havana. Following their forced eviction by anti-riot police clad...
  • A Cuban's Prayer for Pope Benedict

    03/21/2012 5:51:42 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 5 replies
    The Real Cuba ^ | March 20, 2012 | OSCAR BISCET
    March 20 - The following article was published on the Wall Street Journal: Next week, Pope Benedict XVI is coming here to Cuba, marking the first papal visit to my country in over a decade. During the planned three-day trip, His Holiness is set to meet with both Castro brothers and their subordinates, and to bring his spiritual message to the Cuban people. The stakes couldn't be higher. This trip is a unique opportunity for the leader of the Catholic Church to leverage his considerable prestige and influence to support the oppressed and help the Cuban people claim our liberty...
  • Senate reaches deal on federal judicial nominations (Mitch caves - again)

    03/15/2012 1:03:57 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 10 replies
    WAPO ^ | 03/14/2012 | Ed O'Keefe
    Senate leaders reached a deal Wednesday on judicial nominations, averting what could have been a weeks-long fight over the fate of 17 picks to serve on the federal bench. After sparring on the issue for the last three days, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) signaled at midday that they had reached a deal. Democratic aides said senators would vote to confirm 12 federal district court nominees and two circuit court picks by May and move (con't ...)
  • Cuba Catholic dissidents occupy church in Havana

    03/15/2012 12:01:58 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 14 March 2012 | BBC
    Thirteen Cuban dissidents have occupied a Catholic church in Havana, demanding an audience with Pope Benedict when he visits Cuba later this month. The dissidents want the Pope to press Cuba's communist government on issues such as the release of political prisoners and an end to repression. The Catholic Church in Cuba condemned the protest, saying places of worship should not be used for political demonstrations. The Pope is due in Cuba on 26 March. Dissident William Cepera said the eight women and five men had entered...
  • Hidden mortgage fee paying for payroll tax cut

    02/06/2012 7:39:12 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 20 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 6, 2012 | Sharyl Attkisson
    (CBS News) Just before Christmas, American workers got a rare gift from Washington politicians - the current payroll tax cut would be extended for two more months. At the time, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner lauded the move to avoid a tax increase for millions of working Americans. But there's something the politicians weren't bragging about - the fact that they're paying for the two-month tax cut with what has turned into a brand new fee on home buyers. The new fee is a minimum of one-tenth of 1 percent on Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-backed...
  • Hundreds in Fallujah burn U.S. flag to celebrate troops pulling out of Iraq

    12/14/2011 7:11:21 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 108 replies
    National Post ^ | Dec 14, 2011 | Agence France-Presse
    FALLUJAH, Iraq — Hundreds of Iraqis set alight U.S. and Israeli flags on Wednesday as they celebrated the impending pullout of American forces from the country in the former insurgent bastion of Fallujah. Shouting slogans in support of the “resistance,” the demonstrators held up banners and placards inscribed with phrases like, “Now we are free” and “Fallujah is the flame of the resistance.” Surrounded by the Iraqi army, demonstrators carried posters bearing photos of apparent insurgents, faces covered and carrying weapons. They also held up pictures of U.S. soldiers killed and military vehicles destroyed in the two major offensives against...
  • Chris Christie's No Conservative, Part Whatever

    09/30/2011 6:31:14 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 12 replies
    NJ.COM ^ | Wednesday, August 18, 2010 | By Paul Mulshine/The Star Ledger
    * SNIP * Governor Christie is a very scripted "conservative." It doesn't come naturally to him. He's been able to sell his shtick based on his dislike of school teachers and public employee unions. And he's sold it successfully while appointing leftists like Paula Dow as Attorney General and sexologist Janet Rosenzweig as Commissioner of Children & Families; maintaining New Jersey's own Cap & Trade program; and establishing ObamaCare in the state. In his remarks, Christie admonished those who would "play politics" and unfairly "paint Islam with a brush of radical Muslim extremists." This is rather funny coming from a...
  • Vanity - Is anyone receiving unsolicited Romney campaign emails?

    09/23/2011 8:11:19 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 31 replies
    LibFreeUSA | Sep 23, 2011 | LibFreeUSA
    The only campaign submission or contribution that I have made from this email account was back in 2008 to the McCain-Palin campaign. Since that time, I have received emails from McCain Senate Campaign, and the RNC to this email account. Now, I just received an email from the Romney Campaign (see below). Is McCain or the RNC now providing assistance and internal emails to the Romney campaign??? ======================= Mitt Romney | Today, Friday, Sep 23 02:09 PM Will you be my guest for a day in NH? Support Mitt Romney Dear Friend, As the campaign season heats up, I'm...
  • Perry's Problematic Pals (correct title)

    08/27/2011 2:40:57 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 42 replies
    The Bronze Titan ^ | August 27, 2011 | The Bronze Titan
    * * AGA KHAN and Governor RICK PERRY sign an agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and the State of Texas * * AGA KHAN is the founder and CHAIRMAN of AKDN * * AKDN and Government of SYRIA Sign Agreements to Foster Social and Cultural Development * * SYRIA - State Sponsors of TerrorismIf you think that's bad, then you don't want to keep on reading... * * GROVER NORQUIST / (from Free Republic - Nov 11, 2001): GROVER NORQUIST'S STRANGE ALLIANCE WITH RADICAL ISLAM - GROVER NORQUIST Is president of Americans for Tax Reform, but one his lesser-known projects...
  • Is America Ready for 'George W. Bush on Steroids'?

    08/06/2011 5:33:41 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 164 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | AUG 6 2011 | JOSHUA GREEN
    HOUSTON -- The days leading up to "The Response," Texas Gov. Rick Perry's prayer rally at Reliant Stadium, had looked a little grim for the governor and the event's organizers. Only about 7,000 people had confirmed that they would attend a venue that seats 71,500, and the controversial roster of sponsors -- including the American Family Association, which is labeled a "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center -- drew as much attention as the event's stated purpose of praying and fasting for the nation's improvement. - SNIP - I thought the day's shrewdest political insight came from Dr....
  • Abandoned on the Field as the ‘Nobles’ Surrender (...the 'Tea Party' to the enemy)

    08/04/2011 6:41:14 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 9 replies
    Mark America ^ | August 4, 2011 | Mark America
    The talking points prevailing in the wake of the debt ceiling debacle would have you believe that this deal had been a compromise, and the best for which conservatives and Tea Party ought to have hoped possible. At the end of the debates lies a truth concealed by all the fluff: There was no compromise in this debate; one side prevailed, but it wasn’t the Tea Party. In a betrayal reminiscent of the movie Braveheart, when the Scottish nobility deserted the field, abandoning William Wallace to defeat, Republican leaders likewise abandoned the Tea Party, not for compromise, but in infamy...
  • It’s Time to Think Big: Re-Elect President Palin, 2016 (tell it like it is)

    06/21/2011 2:45:35 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 17 replies ^ | June 20, 2011 | AWR Hawkins
    <p>As we survey the political landscape, things don’t look so good for President Obama. Unemployment remains high (over 9%), fuel prices remain high (Obama said “get used to it”), we are still in Libya (“days not weeks”), and Americans who can’t afford to go on vacation are increasingly sickened by Obama’s never ending vacations and 70-plus trips to the golf course.</p>
  • Governor Palin’s Approval Rating Has Increased by a Net 11 Points Since the End of April (CNN Poll)

    06/12/2011 9:05:01 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 27 replies ^ | June 12, 2011 |
    Good news from the latest CNN/Opinion Research Poll: – her overall approval rating among a random sample of ADULTS has improved a net 11 points since the end of April. Her favorable rating among Republican and Republican-leaning independents is a solid 78%, which puts her at the top of the field. Among Republican and Republican leaning independent ADULTS: – she has the highest rating at 16% among potential and current GOP candidates when they are asked the question of naming someone who inspires in them the same amount of confidence and enthusiasm that is felt when they think about how...
  • West Wing briefing: Obama headed out of D.C. as shutdown looms (how's that for 'leadership')

    04/06/2011 8:29:48 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 49 replies
    WAPO (via Drudge) ^ | 04/06/2011 | Perry Bacon Jr
    A fiery President Obama insisted Tuesday that if he and congressional leaders couldn’t reach a deal to avert a government shutdown, “I want a meeting again tomorrow here at the White House.”
  • U.S. pastor says he will put Mohammed 'on trial' next (this oughta be good)

    04/04/2011 7:37:25 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 3, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Despite clear evidence that his actions have led to multiple murders and widespread violence in the Middle East, controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones has vowed to step up his provocative campaign against Islam. The radical pastor said that he was considering putting Islamic prophet Mohammed 'on trial' for his next 'day of judgement' publicity stunt. Read more
  • McCain announces '08 bid on Letterman

    04/04/2011 6:39:23 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | February 28, 2007 | CNN
    Setting aside any doubt, Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona announced Wednesday he would seek the presidential nomination. McCain, who had a presidential exploratory committee, made the declaration on the "Late Show with David Letterman," taped earlier Wednesday. "We are going to formally announce it in early April," John Weaver, a top adviser to McCain, told CNN. Weaver said the time and location will be announced at a later date.
  • Obama Announces Re-Election Bid For 2012

    04/04/2011 6:07:45 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 60 replies
    NPR ^ | April 4, 2011 | AP/NPR
    President Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday, urging grass-roots supporters central to his first White House run to mobilize again to protect the change he's brought over the past two years. The official start of his second White House bid comes 20 months before the November 2012 election. "We've always known that lasting change wouldn't come quickly or easily. It never does," the Democrat said in an e-mail to
  • Wholesale prices up 1.6 pct. on steep rise in food

    03/16/2011 6:32:42 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 16, 2011 | WASHINGTON (AP)
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wholesale prices jumped last month by the most in nearly two years due to higher energy costs and the steepest rise in food prices in 36 years. Excluding those volatile categories, inflation was tame.
  • Japanese Officials: Nuclear Fuel Rods Appear to be Melting in 3 Reactors

    03/14/2011 11:33:03 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 22 replies
    National Journal ^ | Monday, March 14, 2011 | Katy O'Donnell
    Japanese officials said Monday that nuclear fuel rods appear to be melting inside three reactors compromised by Friday’s earthquake, sparking discussion among officials in the U.S. over domestic nuclear policy. Nuclear experts differ on whether to call what's happening at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in northeastern Japan a partial “meltdown.” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said Monday that "although we cannot directly check it, it's highly likely happening." Unit 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station exploded earlier Monday, wounding 11 workers; it had been under emergency watch for an explosion after a hydrogen blast at Unit...
  • Teacher pay bill on fast track in Legislature (FLORIDA next...)

    03/08/2011 5:31:57 PM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 7 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 8, 2011 | PATRICIA MAZZEI
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers’ push last year to overhaul how public school teachers are paid, evaluated, hired and fired prompted massive teacher protests, the swift use of then-Gov. Charlie Crist’s veto pen and a promise from opponents who said they would take their anger out on legislators at the polls in November. Read more
  • States should follow the lead of Virginia and ban collective bargaining in the public sector.

    02/24/2011 11:54:50 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 3 replies
    Cato Institute ^ | March 2010 | Chris Edwards
    Labor unions play a diminishing role in the private sector, but they still claim a large share of the public-sector workforce. Public-sector unions are important to examine because they have a major influence on government policies through their vigorous lobbying efforts. They are particularly influential in states that allow monopoly unionization through collective bargaining. Collective bargaining is a misguided labor policy because it violates civil liberties and gives unions excessive power to block needed reforms. To provide policymakers with greater flexibility and to improve government efficiency, states should follow the lead of Virginia and ban collective bargaining in the public...

    02/17/2011 11:58:20 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 142 replies
    Here is the REAL TRUTH behind the OUT-OF-CONTROL public education SALARIES which YOU AND I are paying with our tax dollars....HERE
  • Who will run against Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election?

    11/04/2010 2:34:16 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 67 replies home Location ^ | Thursday 4 November 2010 | Ed Pilkington
    Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee are among possible Republican nominations – but who else could oppose the president? more...

    11/02/2010 12:46:25 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 50 replies
    Email received from Bayshore Tea Party Group | Nov 2, 2010 | LibFreeUSA
  • "Mr. President, the American people want a divorce"

    10/28/2010 5:53:40 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 22 replies
    October 28, 2010 | Joe Doakes
    I thought this reader response was so personal and yet so 'hard to the core' representative for this election, that I thought it deserved it's own posting (judge for yourself): Dear President Obama, Mr. Obama the American people want a divorce. Every legitimate poll represents this core belief. As a child of divorce I have an experience I would like to share with youRespectfully, Joe Doakes
  • Sarah Palin kick-starts final Tea Party Express bus tour of 2010

    10/18/2010 2:06:31 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 6 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 18, 2010 | Amanda Paulson
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) appeared before a rally of Tea Party activists in Nevada on Monday, urging them to show up at the polls and vote out Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and his fellow Democrats.
  • Opportunity for MAJOR, MAJOR UPSET in NJ-1...

    09/29/2010 4:46:24 PM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 6 replies
    LibFreeUSA via William Hughes ^ | Sept 29, 2010 | LibFreeUSA
    We now have a great opportunity for a MAJOR, MAJOR UPSET against a 20 YEAR DEMOCRAT INCUMBENT and MAJOR ROLE PLAYER IN OBAMACARE BILL... NJ Congressman Rob Andrews! I am a volunteer for the Dale Glading campaign in NJ-1. Please vote for Dale in this poll. Dale Glading, Republican candidate, running against lifetime politician Rob Andrews in NJ District 1 is one of ten conservative candidates nominated to receive funding from Ten Buck Fridays which is a site that has a weekly poll where the winner receives pledges of $10 or more from participants and followers from close to 80...