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  • Illinois bishop under fire for comparing Obama to Hitler, Stalin

    04/24/2012 9:22:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/24/12 | Caroline May
    A number of Notre Dame University faculty members are calling on an Illinois bishop who compared President Obama’s policies to those of Stalin and Hitler to renounce his comments or step down from the university’s Board of Fellows. In a letter sent Friday to University President Rev. John I. Jenkins and Board of Trustees chairman Richard C. Notebaert and published in full at the Peoria Journal Star Sunday night, the faculty members argue that Bishop Daniel Jenky demonstrated an “ ignorance of history, insensitivity to victims of genocide, and absence of judgment” with his comments during an April 14 homily....
  • Biden Jokes about Secret Service Threatening to Shoot Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation

    04/23/2012 9:31:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 4/23/12 | Melanie Hunter
    Vice President Joe Biden visited the Florida Everglades on Monday to promote the Everglades Restoration Project and joked about his Secret Service detail threatening to shoot the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commissioner. During his speech at Everglades National Park, Biden pointed out Commissioner Ronald Bergeron, who he said tried to convince him to visit the Everglades 10 years ago. Bergeron was appointed to the commission in 2007 by then Gov. Charlie Crist. “He wanted me to wrestle alligators. You all think I’m kidding. I’m not kidding. He’s one crazy son-of-a-gun. Where are you Ronnie? There he is.
  • Biden calls Everglades 'The Ever-Gators'

    04/23/2012 4:21:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/23/12 | Charlie Spiering
    During Vice President Joe Biden's campaign event at the Everglades, he referred to the national park as the 'Ever-gators.' "Back in '28 when it was built, they didn't realize that they effectivly created a dam through half of the Ever-gators - through half of the Everglades - cutting off the water supply that these wetlands depend upon," Biden said. Biden told the crowd that his Secret Service agent would "shoot the alligator" if he ended up in a wrestling match with one.
  • Microsoft to Yank XP in 2 Years

    04/23/2012 4:12:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    pc world ^ | 4/23/12 | Gregg Keizer, Computerworld
    Microsoft has kicked off what it calls a "two-year countdown" to the death of Windows XP and the Office 2003 productivity suite. Separately, Microsoft announced that Windows Vista, the problem-plagued operating system that never really took hold among customers, exited mainstream support on April 10. In a product's extended support phase, Microsoft provides security patches to registered users but offers other fixes, including reliability and stability updates, only to organizations that have support contracts with the company. Windows XP and Office 2003 will no longer be supported as of April 8, 2014, a company spokeswoman said in a recent blog...
  • Occupy Wall Street (OWS) Training: Their Target is the Tea Party

    04/23/2012 9:57:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 65 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 4/23/12 | Trevor Loudon
    Hundreds of OWS training workshops took place this month throughout the country, in all 50 states, including small rural areas. Inside one of the training workshops, attendees report that OWS is “specifically instructed to go to any and all Tea Party gatherings, rallies, etc., to be confrontational and create havoc and disruption.” They are being trained to recruit and enlarge their numbers in their assigned geographic locations, to use the correct messaging, to incite any opponents, engage in confrontation, employ tactics to evade police blockades and create gridlock. OWS workshops are extremely organized and clearly well funded. Each workshop had...
  • Former Justice official: Obama worse than Bush on civil liberties [VIDEO]

    04/23/2012 9:52:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/23/12 | Grae Stafford
    The Obama administration’s use of executive power has gone further than the Bush administration’s toward diminishing Americans’ civil liberties, author John Yoo told The Daily Caller. “Somehow the Obama administration has increased the protections for terrorists, while at the same time reducing them for the rest of us law-abiding citizens in the United States,” Yoo said after a panel discussion on his new book “Taming Globalization” at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Yoo was deputy assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice during the Bush administration. During his tenure, he...
  • ABC Reporter Mocks Global Warming 'Denialists,' Calls for More Alarmist Advocacy

    04/23/2012 9:43:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/23/12 | Scott Whitlock
    ABC reporter and global warming enthusiast Bill Blakemore on Sunday condescendingly dismissed climate change skeptics as "denialists." In a piece on ABCNews.com, he called for yet more advocacy on the part of journalists. After noting that confidence in the science of climate change has varied from year to year, Blakemore huffed that these beliefs "don't seem to be responding all that much, [Professor Jon Krosnick] says, to whatever the global warming denialist campaigns may have been doing." Blakemore then lectured meteorologists for not being biased enough: A number of America’s TV meteorologists and other broadcast weatherpersons have been accused by...
  • Democrats Vote to ‘Force’ Unionization of Daycare Providers in CT

    04/23/2012 9:22:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/23/12 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Under the guise of granting higher wages and healthcare benefits to daycare providers and personal care attendants, Connecticut’s Democratic-led state House has passed a bill that will force these workers to collectively bargain with the state. However, the director of the Connecticut chapter of Americans for Prosperity (AFP)said on Friday that the measure, proposed as an amendment to another bill, will force daycare providers to unionize with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). According to JR Romano of AFP in Connecticut, the bill is “a direct assault on female business owners.” State Sen. Edith Prague (D- Working Families Party) and...
  • 'Someone Kill the Judge'

    04/23/2012 9:15:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 227 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 4/23/12 | DANIEL HALPER
    George Zimmerman, the accused murderer of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, has been released from jail on bail. Meeting Zimmerman's release are calls (on Twitter) for him to be killed. As Twitchy reports, "Twitter lynch mob: George Zimmerman is out on bail? Let’s kill him!" But it's not just Zimmerman who is at risk. In fact, there's already been a call on Twitter for the murder of the judge, Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester, who agreed to release Zimmerman on bail. Writing on a Twitter, someone named @Rick_Cobain writes, "Zimmerman released from jail someone kill the judge!!!!!"
  • Egypt Says Gas Agreement 'Suspended, Not Cancelled'

    04/22/2012 9:45:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    nn ^ | 4/22/12 | Elad Benari
    Gas Pipeline Gas Pipeline Reuters A senior official in the Egyptian army said on Sunday the agreement of supply of gas between Egypt and Israel was not cancelled but only suspended. According to a report on Army Radio, the official said that the suspension came about following a dispute regarding the transfer of funds. Earlier, Channel 2 News reported that Egypt had informed Israel that it is unilaterally cancelling the agreement. The announcement was made to EMG, the firm that receives the gas from Egypt. Egypt’s natural gas company declared, according to the Army Radio report, that the gas agreement...
  • Man Watches Porn & Discovers His Wife is an Adult Star

    04/22/2012 8:54:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 93 replies
    Pat Dollard ^ | 4/22/12 | Yahoo News
    Excerpted from Yahoo News: So, file this under awkward. A man who went online to look at porn “for the first time” in his life (while he was in a coffee shop) was treated to the shock of his life when he saw his wife of 16 years boning a bunch of dudes in said porno films. I mean, you think you know someone … After seeing the unsettling clips, the man, identified as Ramadan, ran home to confront his wife — who, of course, at first denied it. But then when Ramadan showed her the clips — you know,...
  • Science say GOP voters better informed, open-minded

    04/22/2012 1:49:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/22/12 | Neil Munro
    Yet another new survey shows that Republican supporters know more about politics and political history than Democrats. On eight of 13 questions about politics, Republicans outscored Democrats by an average of 18 percentage points, according to a new Pew survey “Partisan Differences in Knowledge.” The Pew survey adds to a wave of surveys and studies showing that GOP-sympathizers are better informed, more intellectually consistent, more open-minded, more empathetic and more receptive to criticism than their fellow Americans who support the Democratic Party. “Republicans fare substantially better than Democrats on several questions in the survey, as is typically the case in...
  • Egypt Unilaterally Breaks Off Gas Deal, Cairo breaks agreement that is part of the peace treaty

    04/22/2012 11:16:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    inn ^ | 4/22/12 | Gil Ronen
    Egypt informed Israel Sunday afternoon that it is unilaterally cancelling the agreement of supply of gas to Israel. The announcement was made to EMG, the firm that receives the gas from Egypt, and reported on Channel 2 news. The peace treaty with Egypt includes a financial appendix, in which Egypt agrees to supply Israel with oil. Several years ago the appendix was changed so that the oil was replaced by gas. The treaty commits Egypt to supply Israel with the amount of gas it requires for a specified period, in exchange for payment.
  • Revealed! Michelle ObamaMasterminded AnnRomney Mom Smear!

    04/22/2012 11:01:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | 4/22/12 | Rick Eguisquiza
    Political sources revealed to The ENQUIRER that MICHELLE OBAMA brain-stormed the scheme to sic a pit bull strategist on the GOP contender’s wife ANN ROMNEY and it backfired! Talking head Hilary Rosen set off a firestorm when she mocked Mitt Romney for relying on his wife for advice on the economy, sniping that Ann – who raised five sons, has battled breast cancer and suffers from mul­tiple sclerosis – “never worked a day in her life!” (snip)“Michelle had her claws out to get Ann, but it quickly backfired and Barack was livid when he heard she had secretly directed the
  • 'Lebanese-Style' Terror Ambush Near Hevron

    04/22/2012 9:05:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    inn ^ | 4/22/12 | Gil Ronen
    Two Jewish civilians were targeted by a sophisticated Arab roadside bomb Wednesday night near Hevron but escaped unhurt miraculously. The serious incident was hardly reported at all in the press, which was busy counting the number of blows dealt to anarchists who tried to block a major thoroughfare. Chaim Siton, a resident of Avigail in southern Mount Hevron, was driving home with a friend on the dark and largely deserted road, when he saw a piece of black fabric waving in the wind and thought it was a dog running toward the road. He braked slightly. This action may have...
  • Coroner: Breitbart Died of Heart Failure

    04/20/2012 5:48:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 141 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/20/12 | Breitbart News
    The office of the Los Angeles County coroner has completed its investigation into the death of Andrew Breitbart on March 1, and has confirmed that he died of natural causes, namely heart failure. Chief Coroner Investigator Craig Harvey told Breitbart News that the final autopsy report would be released next week. A press release issued by the Department of Coroner (below) notes: "No prescription or illicit drugs were detected. The blood alcohol was .04%," a negligible amount. The press release concludes: "No significant trauma was present and foul play is not suspected."
  • Ousted Maldives President Claims Obama Approved Islamist Coup

    04/20/2012 5:43:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/20/12 | Breitbart News
    The Washington Post reports that Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of Maldives, claims the United States has given legitimacy to the Islamist coup which deposed him. Mohamed Nasheed won the presidency in Maldives’s first multiparty elections in 2008, after a lifetime advocating democracy and human rights and several long stints in jail. Less than three years later, he was forced to resign by an angry mob of police officers and soldiers, in what he says was a coup engineered by his autocratic predecessor. “We have to have an election,” he said in an interview while visiting the Indian capital, New...
  • Obama raised $46M in March

    04/20/2012 5:12:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/20/12 | Abby Phillip & Dave Levinthal
    President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign in March raised $46.4 million and spent $37.7 million — not including money raised with the Democratic National Committee, new federal campaign finance filings indicate. That easily exceeded what presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney generated for March — $12.6 million — while still facing a stiff primary challenge from Rick Santorum, who’s since dropped out. Meanwhile, the Democratic National Committee raised $7.3 million in March, not including Obama committee-related transfers. The DNC, which operated a joint fundraising committee with the Obama campaign, may use the money it raises to benefit Obama and other Democrats.
  • CBS Downplays Graphic Afghanistan Photos as a GOP 'Distraction,' ABC Minimizes

    04/20/2012 5:09:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/20/12 | Scott Whitlock
    CBS's Bill Plante on Friday downplayed graphic photos of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan posing with severed body parts of suicide bombers as a GOP "distraction," insisting that Republicans were "somehow" trying to portray this (and other issues) as a failure of leadership. None of the networks wondered if this reflected poorly on Barack Obama. Since the Los Angeles Times first reported the 2010 pictures, ABC has only offered one report, airing on World News. CBS allowed a lone segment on the April 18 Evening News and a brief mention by Plante on Friday's This Morning. He spun, "...Republicans keep pointing
  • FBI reverses course on intel sharing shutdown after PJM reporting

    04/20/2012 4:47:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 4/20/12 | Patrick Poole
    On a conference call this afternoon the FBI announced a reversal of their decision to cut off the intelligence sharing of information from the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC). The FBI shut down reporting to the 77 fusion centers on March 1st, and we reported on the shutdown yesterday. The FBI had announced that they would be resuming the TSC reporting, but without the Personal Information Intelligence (PII) that fusion centers had previously had access to (as I updated on the article yesterday afternoon). Fusion center officials had said yesterday that resuming the TSC reports without the PII would be
  • Obama Admin Hires Planned Parenthood Spokesman at HHS

    04/20/2012 4:32:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/20/12 | Steven Ertelt
    The Obama administration has hired the former top spokesman for the Planned Parenthood abortion business as deputy assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services. Tait Sye, the former media director for the nation’s biggest abortion business, will now work in the press shop for the department that is under fire for promoting abortion funding via Obamacare and putting forward a mandate that forces religious groups to pay for birth control and abortion-causing drugs for their employees. Not only will the man who formerly spoke for the company that does more than one-quarter of all...
  • Arianna Huffington: Nobody believes Obama’s jobs rhetoric anymore

    04/20/2012 4:11:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 4/20/12 | The Right Scoop
    The reality of a bad economic situation is beginning to set in on the left and some of the more honest lefties are now admitting that there isn’t a hopeful outlook for Obama’s re-election. I’ve included the entire interview of Arianna Huffington with LarryO because of not only the way she trashes Obama and his renewed focus on jobs, but also the way that she talks about how disenfranchised people on the left feel with this debt deal. She even goes as far as saying that Obama needs ‘intense therapy’ so that he can explain to himself why he agreed...
  • CNN Shocked Black Men Not Voting Obama

    04/20/2012 2:46:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/20/12 | rick sanchez
    In a nutshell — Come on, you're black! You are supposed to vote for the black guy." Rick Sanchez of CNN's League of First Time Voters expresses shock that three black men interviewed will not be voting for, Barack Obama. Sanchez goes as far as asking the men if they are "sellouts". He also questions one of the men as to whether "there is any source of pride" that would cause them to vote for Obama. Do you think Sanchez would ever ask a white person if there was "any source of pride" that would make them want to vote...
  • Romney asks GOP delegates to sign pledge, but some refuse

    04/20/2012 2:41:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    cnn ^ | 4/20/12 | Peter Hamby
    Scottsdale, Arizona (CNN) - Members of the Republican National Committee gathering in Arizona were invited to meet with Mitt Romney in private Friday and have their pictures taken with the presumptive GOP nominee, but there was a price of admission: loyalty. RNC members and state GOP chairmen were welcomed into the private reception only after signing a form pledging to support Romney as a delegate to the national convention in Tampa. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker All 168 members of the committee have a vote at the convention as "superdelegates" – and one of Romney's supporters on the...
  • President Obama’s Enemies List

    04/20/2012 2:30:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Heritage ^ | 4/20/12 | Rory Cooper
    In 1971, America was introduced to President Richard Nixon’s “Enemies List.” The President had instructed staff to keep a list of political opponents, and as then-White House Counsel John Dean described it, they would “use the available federal machinery to screw our political enemies.” On the list were notable figures such as Paul Newman (actor), Charles Dyson (businessman), Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), NPR newsman Daniel Schorr and Morton Halperin, a foreign policy expert and father to political journalist Mark Halperin, and others. This secret list was the subject of justifiable scorn in the midst of the Watergate scandal. In 2012,...
  • Van Jones: We have to re-elect Obama to ‘stop the tea party’ [VIDEO]

    04/20/2012 2:09:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/12
    Former Obama administration adviser Van Jones said the country should re-elect President Barack Obama to “stop the tea party” because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president.” Jones also said that some of Obama’s supporters misunderstood Obama as a “social movement leader” after his victory in the 2008 presidential race rather than as “head of state.” (RELATED: Full coverage of the tea party movement) “We have to win politically in November to stop the tea party. We don’t want a tea party presidency, and I don’t care what you think about Mitt Romney. If we...
  • "The List": Obama's One Hundred and Sixty-Ninth Week in Office

    04/20/2012 8:59:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Nachumlist.com ^ | 4/20/12 | Nachum
    President Obama's One Hundred and Sixty-Ninth Week in Office4/19/2012Gunrunner-GateGunwalker suspect gave ATF and border authorities plenty of clues amidst liesSolyndra-GateThe 411,618 square foot Solyndra building in Fremont, California has been put on the marketIt's 3am and nobody's thereObama Admin Seeks Gitmo Release of Terrorist who Killed US SoldierLost in Space: NASA's Sixty-three Million Dollar Russian Taxi RidesAnyone home at the White House?Without Warning, FBI Halts Intel SharingDay 53: Clinton Still Hasn't Issued Human Rights Reports--But Does Tell Nations to be 'Open' in Gov't.Van Jones Laugh-A-ThonVan Jones Gets Trayvon Martin's Name Wrong While Trying To Attack Stand Your Ground LawsVan Jones...
  • Obama Admin Seeks Gitmo Release of Terrorist who Killed US Soldier

    04/19/2012 7:05:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/19/12 | AWR Hawkins
    In October 2010, Canadian Omar Khadr was convicted of using a grenade to kill a U.S. soldier. In May 2012, President Barack Obama and/or members of his administration are fighting for Khadr’s freedom. That’s right—although Khadr was found guilty of killing US Army medic Sgt. Christopher Speer and sentenced to 40 years by a military jury, there is a deal in the works to transfer him to Canada where his prison sentence can be cut drastically. And the Obama administration is pushing the deal. To be clear, they began pushing for it just weeks after Khadr was convicted and imprisoned...
  • Obama: "We've Begun To See What Change Looks Like"

    04/19/2012 3:31:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 4/19/12 | staff
    Touting the auto bailout at a fundraiser in Detroit, President Obama told supporters we are now seeing what change looks like. "In just three years, because of what you did in 2008, we've begun to see what change looks like. We've begun to see it," Obama said. Transcript below. Obama: When you decide to support a candidate named Barack Hussein Obama, you know the odds are not necessarily in your favor. You didn't need a poll to tell you that wasn't going to be a sure thing. But the point is, you didn't get involved in this campaign just because...
  • Lost in Space: NASA's Sixty-three Million Dollar Russian Taxi Rides

    04/19/2012 2:48:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Atlantic Council ^ | 4/19/12 | Arnaud de Borchgrave
    The Space Shuttle Discovery flying piggyback on a Boeing 747 for its “Last Hurrah” flight around the Washington Monument and the White House was a grim reminder of misplaced and misspent priorities. The storied 30-year space shuttle program, which began with the launch of Columbia, April 12, 1981, ended last July, when Atlantis landed back on Earth. Since then, the price of a Russian taxi ride aboard the Soyuz to reach the International Space Station has skyrocketed from $55.8 million per seat — with a guarantee of no less than six trips to 12 round trips — to $63 million...
  • Sex robots the future of sex tourism: Academics

    04/19/2012 2:43:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Edmonton Sun ^ | 4/19/12 | QMI Agency
    Sex workers in Amsterdam will have a hard time finding work if two New Zealand academics' vision of the future comes true. "In 2050, Amsterdam's red light district will all be about android prostitutes who are clean of sexual transmitted infections, not smuggled in from Eastern Europe and forced into slavery, the city council will have direct control over android sex workers controlling prices, hours of operations and sexual services," write futurologist Ian Yeoman and sexologist Michelle Mars. The duo's paper, Robots, Men And Sex Tourism, published in the journal Futures, centres on an imaginary future sex club in Amsterdam...
  • PCIP Kills Broker Referral Program

    04/19/2012 11:35:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Zane Benefits ^ | 5/19/12 | staff
    The federal goverment is eliminating the $100 commission program aimed at brokers who assist consumers enrolling in the federal Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP).pcip broker GEHA, the insurer administering PCIP for the federal government notified brokers about the change last week via email: "We are writing to thank you for the extraordinary efforts you have made in helping to increase awareness of and enrollment in the PCIP program. We have determined that our outreach efforts have succeeded in significantly raising awareness of PCIP and enrollment in this program. As such, CMS will end the PCIP Broker Referral Payment Program in...
  • Soros-Funded Group Intimidates Organization for Second Amendment Support

    04/19/2012 1:26:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    New American ^ | 5/19/12 | Raven Clabough
    Color of Change, a 501(c)(4) non-profit corporation that engages in lobbying and public advocacy, is organizing a campaign against the “stand your ground” self-defense laws in a variety of states, particularly in Florida as a result of the Trayvon Martin incident that took place in Florida. Color of Change was founded in 2005 by James Rucker and Van Jones. Rucker previously directed Grassroots Mobilization for MoveOn.org — one of multiple groups funded by George Soros. Jones served as Special Advisor for Green Jobs in the Obama administration, a position from which he resigned after it was exposed that he belonged
  • Media Matters' Oliver Willis Wants Pro-Israel Liberals 'Marginalized'

    04/19/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Nachum
    Breitbart ^ | 5/19/12 | Ben Shapiro
    As we revealed yesterday, MJ Rosenberg wasn’t the only anti-Israel extremist working at Media Matters for America: Senior Fellow Eric Boehlert once downplayed genocidal anti-Semitism, routinely suggests that media coverage is too pro-Israel thanks to the intimidation by nefarious forces (hint hint), and defended terrorist professor Sami Al-Arian. Today, we examine Oliver Willis, a research fellow at Media Matters. Just like MJ and Eric, Willis is an anti-Israel extremist with a soft spot for anti-Semitism. Willis once referred to Paul Wolfowitz as “filthy” and Joe Lieberman as “fascistic.” He accused Israel of “Playing Games With American Lives” for building settlements,...
  • Occupy Tampa posts anti-Semitic cartoon on Holocaust Day

    04/19/2012 12:47:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 5/19/12 | Nadan Feldman
    The Occupy Tampa movement posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on their Facebook page on Thursday, which coincided with Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. The cartoon, shown below, depicted a Jewish man with a big nose and large beard driving a car with the symbol of the United Nations as the wheel and U.S. President Barack Obama's head as the stick shift. Within five hours the cartoon received more than 400 comments, mostly from outraged users, including many Israelis. "Putting this on Holocaust day just makes it even more sickening than it already is," one user said. "This is an outrage. All OWS...
  • Reacting to Jon Stewart Plastering Nativity Over Vagina, NB Publisher Bozell Dares Comedian

    04/18/2012 4:06:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/18/12 | Brent Bozell
    Editor's Note: Today NewsBusters publisher and Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell publicly dared The Daily Show host Jon Stewart to desecrate either the Koran or the Torah on national television in the same manner he offended millions of American Christians by portraying the Nativity as an accessory for female genitals. (Snip) Come on, Jon. We dare you to prove you are an equal opportunity bigot. Your grotesque stunt displaying a Nativity scene in a vulgar manner to take a jab at Fox News is but the latest in a long line of unacceptable behavior and hypocrisy when it comes
  • Netanyahu's Holocaust Speech Devoted to Iran Threat

    04/18/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    inn ^ | 4/18/12
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered a hard hitting speech centering on the Iranian threat, in the central Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at Yad Vashem Wednesday. Such a direct reference to current events and politics in the Holocaust Memorial is unusual. "On this day, we must realize a supreme obligation, and this obligation is not just to remember the past but also to learn its lessons, and most importantly – to implement these lessons, in order to continue to safeguard our nation's future," said Netanyahu. "This is especially true in our generation, which again faces the call to destroy the Jewish...
  • Tales from Fast and Furious: Murder of an American Citizen

    04/18/2012 2:42:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/18/12 | Obama Files
    Produced by Obama Files for more videos and articles: http://web.me.com/kzvideo/OF/Obama_Files_Home.html Part I of a video series based on the recently published groundbreaking book "Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-up" by Katie Pavlich. This is the book that may blow the lid off of the Obama Administration's covert plan to disarm America and may bring down the Obama Presidency. The murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry by Mexican drug cartel operatives armed with AK-47s was initially billed as an isolated tragedy, which then took a different turn when it was learned that the purchase of...
  • Obama Stimulus Dollars Funded Soros Empire

    04/17/2012 9:34:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Soros Files ^ | 4/17/12 | Tina Trent on
    Newly recently released tax documents reveal how billionaire “philanthropist” George Soros expanded his U.S.-based empire by using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the Obama stimulus. Soros and Obama worked hand-in-glove through the stimulus, which has been called the largest single partisan wealth transfer in American history. In 2010, tax records show that Soros, a convicted inside trader with extensive knowledge of the American financial system and government policies under Obama, deployed grantees from his Open Society Foundations1 to lobby for and acquire federal contracts for job training, green energy, and community redevelopment...
  • FLOTUS invokes dad's MS to attack Romney

    04/17/2012 7:11:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/17/12 | Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer
    First Lady Michelle Obama recalled her father's battle with multiple sclerosis (MS) as she explained "what's at stake" in this election between President Obama and Mitt Romney -- whose wife has MS. Mrs. Obama recalled her father's MS during a campaign fundraiser, saying he "had MS, was a blue-collar city worker all his life . . . [and her parents] saved for us, they sacrificed everything for us, why? Because they wanted something more for me and my brother." The First Lady summarized the anecdote by saying "that's what's at stake" -- by which she referred to the idea that...
  • As Predicted: Attack on Ann Romney Begins With Ben Smith

    04/17/2012 6:32:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Bretibart ^ | 4/17/12 | John Nolte
    ***UPDATE: Wanted to highlight a comment left on this piece; an eloquent and insightful analysis of the BuzzFeed article from someone who describes herself as a Mormon and SAHM: I read it and rolled my eyes. I'm a Mormon SAHM. Liberals really want to paint the LDS Church as oppressive but the Church doesn't tell people what to do and expect blind obedience. We are encouraged to pray and seek inspiration for our own lives. Prophets teach the importance of the family over and over because it really is the top priority in our religion. Mormons are all about families...
  • Obama bites dog (ate dog meat)

    04/17/2012 5:44:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/17/12 | staff
    Hey, if we’re going to talk about how presidential candidates treated dogs decades ago, let’s talk about how presidential candidates treated dogs decades ago. Can you name the author of this quote? “With Lolo, I learned how to eat small green chill peppers raw with dinner (plenty of rice), and, away from the dinner table, I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher), and roasted grasshopper (crunchy). Like many Indonesians, Lolo followed a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths. He explained that a man took on the...
  • Twenty or 21 women brought to Colombia hotel by agents, military -senator

    04/17/2012 4:10:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    yahoo ^ | 4/17/12 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty or 21 women were brought back to the hotel in Colombia by U.S. Secret Service agents and members of the U.S. military in an incident last week involving alleged misconduct with prostitutes, U.S. Senator Susan Collins said on Tuesday. Collins was briefed by the director of the Secret Service, Mark Sullivan, on Monday evening. "There are 11 agents involved. Twenty or 21 women foreign nationals were brought to the hotel, but allegedly Marines were involved with the rest," the Republican senator said in comments emailed to Reuters by her spokesman. (Reporting By Susan Cornwell; Editing by...
  • Little-Known DOJ Cell Watches Trayvon Martin Protests

    04/17/2012 12:27:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 4/17/12 | Keith Koffler
    A largely unknown group of Justice Department officials has inserted itself into the local Florida protest movement surrounding the killing of Trayvon Martin, assisting the protestors and attending their meetings and rallies. While the officials are tasked with preventing racial violence, it appears that in carrying out their duties, they have provided significant assistance to those protesting the killing of Martin, who black, by George Zimmerman, who is half white and half Hispanic. The officials are members of the DOJ’s Community Relations Service, also known as “The Peacemakers,” a special unit established under the 1964 Civil Rights Act and empowered...
  • Gallup Shocker: Romney Up Five Over Obama

    04/17/2012 12:21:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/17/12 | John Nolte
    Row faster, Mainstream Media! Faster! There are all kinds of polls out there, but except for a single outlier, even in polls that show Obama ahead of Romney, the President is still stuck in the mid-forties -- the last place any incumbent wants to be. Today, Gallup's daily tracking poll gives the White House and Obama's Media Palace Guards another reason to gulp: Romney 48% Obama 43% More bad news for Obama is that his challenger is already romantically close to that magic 50% number. The bad news for us is that if these polls continue to show Obama in...
  • Obama Calls for Stricter Oil-Market Curbs

    04/17/2012 11:40:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    wsj ^ | 4/17/12 | JARED A. FAVOLE AND TENNILLE TRACY
    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for increasing penalties on oil speculators and boosting oversight of U.S. energy as part of a plan to crack down on an "irresponsible few" who he says rig oil markets. "Rising gas prices means a rough ride for a lot of families," President Obama said from the White House Rose Garden. "We can't afford a situation where speculators artificially manipulate markets by buying up oil, creating the perception of a shortage and driving prices higher, only to flip the oil for a quick profit."
  • U.S. Catholic Bishop: Obama Following Path of Hitler And Stalin

    04/17/2012 10:44:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 4/17/12 | zip
    Via Washington Examiner: In a homily delivered Saturday, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois challenged President Obama’s HHS mandate, suggesting that the president was following the same path as Hitler and Stalin. “Hitler and Stalin, at their better moments, would just barely tolerate some churches remaining open, but would not tolerate any competition with the state in education, social services, and health care,” Jenky said. “In clear violation of our First Amendment rights, Barack Obama – with his radical, pro abortion and extreme secularist agenda, now seems intent on following a similar path.” Jenky added.
  • Are ‘Pheromone Parties’ New Trend in Biological Matchmaking?

    04/17/2012 10:01:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/17/12 | Liz Klimas
    First impressions often include nice eyes, a great laugh or a beautiful smile, but a relatively new dating technique could eliminate all physical and personality snap judgements and pair partners based on smell preferences. It’s called a Pheromone Party. Participants are asked to wear the same shirt to bed — sans deodorant or perfume — for three nights. The shirts are placed in their own bag, then passed around at a party were the guests choose their date by most the attractive smell. If we’re basing this solely on pheromones though, the smell itself shouldn’t really make too much of...
  • Ashton, Not Obama, in Charge of Iran Talks

    04/17/2012 9:39:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 4/17/12 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Laura Rozen’s account of the behind-the-scenes action during the Iranian nuclear talks in Istanbul undermines the notion that President Obama is in control of the P5+1 diplomatic process that he fiercely defended during the weekend. As Rozen’s reporting makes clear, it is the European Union’s Catherine Ashton who was clearly in charge of the affair, and as long as that fierce critic of Israel is calling the shots, it’s unlikely the Iranians will surrender their nuclear ambitions. Indeed, by championing Iran’s right to nuclear development, which could be ultimately used for military purposes, Ashton may be steering the negotiations toward...
  • DOE-backed solar company lays off 2000

    04/17/2012 8:55:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/17/12 | Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer
    First Solar, a solar energy company that received a $1.46 billion loan guarantee from the Department of Energy, announced today that it will layoff 2,000 workers in the United States and world-wide. The company will "indefinitely idle" four production lines in Malaysia and shutter a plant in Germany. "These actions, combined with other personnel reductions in Europe and the U.S., will reduce First Solar's global workforce by approximately 2,000 positions, about 30 percent of the total," First Solar announced today. "After a thorough analysis, it is clear the European market has deteriorated to the extent that our operations there are...