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  • Paul Gottfried on Secession and Sensible Human Action

    11/05/2015 8:08:17 AM PST · by plsjr · 3 replies
    The Daily Bell ^ | November 05, 2015 | Daily Bell Staff
    "The multi-state military training exercise known as Jade Helm 15 is done. There did not turn out to be any FEMA camps populated with anti-Obama patriots plucked from their homes by American special forces. Desert regions of the United States do not seem to have been turned over to ISIS or Russia in an attempt by the government to something-something-something ... Still, it's a shame one-third of Republican voters and half of all Tea Party supporters moved on so fast. If they had not, they might have noticed that after the still-secret exercises of Jade Helm 15, the state of...
  • The Big Cover Up – Why Obama Really Wants to Go to War in Syria

    09/14/2013 3:57:53 PM PDT · by plsjr · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12 Sept 2013 | Wayne Allyn Root
    That is the answer to the questions “Why Syria? Why now? How does this benefit America?” Obama’s war is a desperate attempt to keep his own most loyal supporters from noticing that his policies have ruined their lives and set their economic progress back decades. His policies have sent black Americans in particular hurtling back to the days of poverty and racial inequality. Obama is desperate to keep his own voters from noticing he is the worst thing to happen to them in their lifetimes. His socialist policies don’t solve poverty, they cause poverty. And it’s no surprise. Socialism, income...
  • From Slashdot: "I'm going to take a stab at empowering you"

    09/08/2013 10:59:27 AM PDT · by plsjr
    Slashdot ^ | 09/07/13 | Artifakt
    I'm going to take a stab at empowering you. §  We're in a long term fight for human freedom. Long term means you may have to influence people now who can just possibly help us, or at least you, ten or twenty years down the road. Pick people who are running for minor or local offices, and need a little help, whether it's contributions or getting out the vote or going door to door. You don't have to spend a fortune or put in fifty hours a week on top of your day job to be remembered as one of...
  • Police taser a man off a roof, choke, drag him face-down on stairs, killing him

    08/22/2013 8:26:50 PM PDT · by plsjr · 19 replies
    The Libertarian Republic ^ | 21 Aug 2013 | Austin Peterson
    The use of a stun gun on a person who is in danger of falling is not allowed to be used in Phoenix, Arizona. But that didn’t stop officers from extricating a man from his roof by giving him a thorough tasering, followed by a choke drag face-down in order to “rescue him.” The father of the victim was a former detective who believes the police went too far. 44-year-old Michael Angel wasn’t violent when he got up on the roof. Phoenix police arrived and initially tried to get him down, but then they suddenly rushed him and began tasering...
  • Why the law does not matter to Obama

    08/15/2013 6:54:02 PM PDT · by plsjr · 21 replies
    Sense of Events (blog) ^ | Aug 15 2013 | Donald Sensing
    This is a president who knows that he does not need to make anyone "happy," that there in fact is no political base that must be appeased or pleased - where else will the base go? The president of the United States is now quite literally a dictate-er: he orders what he wishes and implements what he chooses. There is no check or balance any longer, not even the Congress's power to control the federal purse. There is no federal purse to control. There are only years-long series of continuing resolutions and special appropriations, all funded with trillions of dollars...
  • 5 Really Depressing Things and then Some Music

    07/21/2013 2:47:06 PM PDT · by plsjr · 11 replies ^ | July 20, ARSH 2013 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. The single most depressing thing to watch is the 36 hour news cycle of the populus. I can't understand it. I can't understand how it is that you people just collectively let massive, massive crimes go as soon as the media spoon-feeds you the next "big story". This has to be a function of the diabolical coupled with God withdrawing His grace. Memory is a gift from God. To choose to not use it, to choose to suppress it is a sin. 2. Um, yeah, it was reported about 48 hours ago (now outside the window, apparently) that the...
  • Evan Sayet: Liberals are ‘morally and intellectually retarded’

    04/01/2013 12:24:42 AM PDT · by plsjr · 39 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5:08 AM 03/31/2013 | Grae Stafford
    Comedian Evan Sayet described his progression from a “brain-dead liberal” to a “9/13 Republican” in a forthcoming interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas. “There is only one religion now [for the left],” he said. “The religion is that anything that is considered good, right or has become successful has some how been the beneficiary of some sort of injustice.” Sayet went on to pointedly criticize liberals’ “morally and intellectually retarded” philosophy. “The liberal believes if we just regurgitate the apple, give up all knowledge of right and wrong, we can return to paradise”
  • One People Public Trust - government and banks 'forclosed' by their own rules UCC?

    02/27/2013 5:58:14 AM PST · by plsjr · 5 replies ^ | 25 Dec 2012 | OPPT
    From the OPPT "Courtesy Notice Guidelines": 1. The New Lawful Landscape. The landscape of Law in which we live has been radically changed by the OPPT UCC filings. The corporations and their “legal” system have been stripped out, leaving Universal Law, Common Law and UCC as the rules in play with each human on the planet acting with unlimited personal liability as an individual. No corporate titles, legal statute systems, registration, insurance or authoritarian hierarchy remains. This changes how we conduct the nature of ALL our interactions. The alleged “corporate agents” sent to interact with us are currently acting in...
  • Weekly Featured Profile – Robert Borosage

    02/17/2013 12:29:38 AM PST · by plsjr · 3 replies
    Robert Borosage is easily one of America’s most dangerous radicals. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the ultra-left Institute for Policy Studies. He is also the President of the Institute for America’s Future and the Secretary-Treasurer of Campaign for America’s Future. He writes widely on political, economic and national security issues for publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Nation and The American Prospect magazine.
  • Where did Piers Morgan come from anyways?

    02/02/2013 3:49:25 AM PST · by plsjr · 15 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | January 26th, 2013 | 911Infidel
    "Morgan’s rudeness to pro-gun guests, dismissive attitude to the U.S. Constitution and the Bible, and generally anti-conservative tone have led his detractors to call him a liberal. The fact that he’s British has added an element of B-movie villainy, as if Morgan were a haughty redcoat general intent on personally confiscating Americans’ guns. But while he may walk the liberal walk and talk the liberal talk, Morgan is no liberal; he has no discernible political philosophy. He’s an unprincipled, relentlessly self-promoting opportunist, a disgraced tabloid hack who doesn’t care whom he offends or how foolish he looks as long as...
  • Suzanna Gratia Hupp explains the 2nd Amendment at the gut level

    02/01/2013 1:59:28 AM PST · by plsjr · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Dr. Hupp
    Suzanna Gratia-Hupp at GOCRA Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and tells Congress why the 2nd Amendment Exists
  • THREE THINGS - 2. algores satanic filth

    01/17/2013 6:21:48 AM PST · by plsjr · 13 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | 13 Jan 2013 | Ann Barnhardt
    2. I caught an interesting factoid ... Algore selling his Marxist agitprop cable station to Al Jazeera last week. ... it was reported that CurrentTV received cable and satellite licensing revenues of $0.12 per month per subscriber - that is the pinch of incense you people who had CurrentTV included in your cable/sat package were paying to Algore. ... Your $0.12 per month multiplied together put $80 million per year in cashflows into Algore's hands in order to spread his evil, satanic filth. The interesting factoid released last week was that cable/sat licensing revenues comprised 80% of CurrentTV's revenue, with...
  • The Most Absurd 'Loophole' in the Tax Code

    12/19/2012 2:43:21 AM PST · by plsjr · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Dec 2012 | Mike Flynn
    We all know that the U.S. tax code is riddled with "loopholes", exemptions and deductions intended to incentivize certain activities. ... to the technocrats in the federal government, the tax you don't have to pay on the value of rent you don't have to pay because you own your home is a loophole. Read that last sentence again. Its called "The Imputed Net Rental Income on Owner-Occupied Housing" and the feds include it in their annual list of "tax expenditures." That term is how Washington officially refers to credits, deductions and exemptions. Here's how the federal government describes it: Under...
  • Six Blogs You Should Visit Today

    11/14/2012 7:32:03 AM PST · by plsjr · 14 replies
    Tea Party Patriots ^ | 20121114 | Tea Party Patriots
    Bloggers thrive on comments and traffic.  So when you go to these blogs do four simple things. Read the posts and find some that interest you.Comment on the posts and join the conversation. Share links to the stories that interest you by copying the web URLs and posting them on Facebook.Go back on a regular basis to stay up-to-date. Six Blogs to Add to Your Routine American Thinker Angry White Dude iOwnTheWorld.com NoisyRoom.net The Political Commentator The Rio Norte Line Thank you for continuing the fight! Tea Party Patriots National Support Team
  • Insuring Pre-Existing Conditions (Yo No Soy Marinero, Soy Capitan!)

    10/17/2012 11:46:04 PM PDT · by plsjr · 13 replies ^ | 17 October 2012 | Ann Barnhardt
    1. First, a FANTASTIC piece from wherein KD speaks the truth in no uncertain terms about insurance and this total, complete bee-ess about forcing insurance companies to sell policies to people with pre-existing conditions. This is just sublime: If you have a "pre-existing" condition then you're not buying insurance. Remember what insurance actually is: A small payment made to someone in order to obtain pooled risk against an unlikely but catastrophic event that one either cannot or chooses not to reserve against on one's own. By its very nature insurance is a negative-sum game. That is, if you take...
  • Leavin’ on a jet plane: Obama supporters vow exodus from US if Romney wins

    10/10/2012 11:29:39 PM PDT · by plsjr · 77 replies
    Twitchy - U.S. Politics ^ | 10 Oct 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    "Leavin’ on a jet plane: Obama supporters vow exodus from US if Romney wins" Oof. Another election, another litany of threats from American liberals vowing to leave the country if a Republican is elected president:
  • Alan Keyes Nails It

    09/26/2012 12:27:18 AM PDT · by plsjr · 24 replies ^ | 25 September 2012 | Alan Keyes & Ann Barnhardt
    There is a bizarre, sophomoric "rah-rah yay team" dynamic in our culture whereby if the guy presented as being on "Team D" with the donkey mascot holds a position the "Team R" fans boo, while if the guy presented as being on "Team R" with the elephant mascot does exactly the same thing, the "Team R" people cheer. My theory is that this is all a byproduct of the sports culture. People are trained to root for "their team", no matter who the men are that are playing on the team. So, saying "I'm a Cowboys fan" or "I'm a...
  • Obama Thanks Military for Service by Tripling Tricare Premiums

    09/24/2012 10:27:24 PM PDT · by plsjr · 21 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Tue, Feb 28, 2012.. | Patricia Campion
    COMMENTARY | President Barack Obama began and ended his State of the Union address in January by heaping lavish praise upon the men and women of the military. He used words like "courage, selflessness and teamwork" to describe their ability to bravely accomplish each mission he set for them. The war in Iraq is over. Osama bin Laden is dead. Troops are coming home from Afghanistan. So now -- in a show of thanks -- the president wants to gradually triple their Tricare premiums. Tricare, according to its website, "is the health care program serving Uniformed Service members, retirees and...
  • How to stop a massacre

    07/23/2012 10:41:35 AM PDT · by plsjr · 8 replies
    YouTube / ^ | Jul 22, 2012 | TheHealthRanger
    This video reveals an astonishingly easy way to stop massacres in mere seconds. It requires: * No police or 911. * No taxpayer expense. * Can be deployed anywhere. * Begins working in as little as five seconds. * Protects innocent lives Spread the word: Concealed carry SAVES LIVES.
  • Lawyer for soldier accused of Afghan slaughter: ‘almost complete information blackout’

    04/01/2012 10:07:40 AM PDT · by plsjr · 19 replies
    End the Lie – Independent News ^ | 1 April 2012 | Madison Ruppert
    John Henry Browne, the attorney for Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the man accused of single-handedly massacring 17 Afghan villagers, is now accusing the United States government of “an almost complete information blackout” which is blocking him from preparing a proper defense for Bales. Browne alleges that he and his legal team has been prevented from being able to interview the witnesses to the tragic incident as well as the injured civilians in southern Afghanistan. ... “We are facing an almost complete information blackout from the government, which is having a devastating effect on our ability to investigate the charges preferred...
  • Foster Gamble on 'Thrive' the Movie, Its Critics and What Can Be Done to Stop the Conspiracy

    03/04/2012 12:24:14 PM PST · by plsjr · 14 replies
    The Daily Bell ^ | Sunday, March 04, 2012 | Anthony Wile
    Daily Bell: We were surprised by how good Thrive was, especially since we'd been critical of it previously. Why did you make such a high-budget production as opposed to, say, writing a book or article? Foster Gamble: First of all, I want to comment on your being surprised. Frankly, I was shocked and really disappointed that The Daily Bell was doing an in-depth review of the film, really twice, without having seen it. It was not the kind of critical thinking I usually associate with the Daily Bell, so I am glad that some of your people, including yourself, have...
  • On Money, Banking and Men

    03/01/2012 1:33:00 AM PST · by plsjr · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Anne Barnhardt's Blog ^ | 29 Feb 2012 | Anne Barnhardt
    If you know how bad the situation is and don’t feel the need to subject yourself to any more of my patented Barnhardt Phillipic and Funeral Dirge for Civilization, take your leave now, because I honestly think that this is the the saddest, most profoundly depressing post I have yet written. And I’ve written a few. A few thousand. The topic is the US Dollar, and currency in general. The Federal Reserve has been willfully and systematically debasing the US dollar for a century by claiming that 2% inflation is the benchmark of a healthy economy. Since the universities and...
  • Vetting Newt too

    01/16/2012 7:15:37 AM PST · by plsjr · 24 replies
    "Newt's Positions on the Issues and His Record" - campaign website ^ | before 16 Jan 2012 | Newt and his election staff
    The link above presents videos where Newt expresses his admiration of FDR - makes me very uncomfortable that we're running to a progressive/means justifies ends from an extreme progressive... [Newt's site under] Praise for FDR When the Japanese sneak attack at Pearl Harbor threw the United States into a global war against Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan, Franklin Delano Roosevelt rose to the challenge. He led the allies in a global war with remarkable skill and built the greatest military in history. Newt believes that without FDR’s leadership as Commander in Chief during World War II, the 20th...
  • Kagan refuses to recuse on Obamacare

    11/24/2011 10:17:47 AM PST · by plsjr · 95 replies
    NetRightDaily ^ | 14 Nov 2011 | NetRight Daily
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the so-called “26-state lawsuit” against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. This announcement ends speculation whether recent Obama appointee Justice Elena Kagan will recuse herself from the case. It is clear that Justice Kagan has refused requests that she not participate in this ruling. The failure of the Court order to note that Kagan had recused herself indicates that she has not. Traditionally, when a justice decides not to participate in a decision to hear a case, the Court order notes that fact. No notification means that...
  • Tips from Afghanistan & The Execution of SEAL Team Six

    08/07/2011 10:44:41 AM PDT · by plsjr · 46 replies
    Ann Barnhardt's Capital Management Inc. ^ | 6-7 Aug 2010 | Ann Barnhardt
    Tip: ... "Almost immediately, after news of the crash began to spread, we were placed in an internet and phone blackout. This means communication with family, friends and "others" back home, in real time, is prevented until further notice. ... One of confirmed details they have been discussing is that the chinook shot down belonged to a National Guard unit. Which is causing people to whisper in astonishment, "why were some of the most elite of America's military, in such large numbers, tooling around on a National Guard aircraft?" ... ... Hollywood Pic Commissioned Yep. Published this very day, written...
  • Ann Barnhardt - Exchange Rates, Gold and The Captain & Tennille

    07/14/2011 3:59:21 AM PDT · by plsjr · 8 replies
    Ann Barnhardt's Capital Management Inc. ^ | 13 July 2011 | Ann Barnhardt
    Exchange Rates, Gold and The Captain & Tennille Posted by Ann Barnhardt - July 13, AD 2011 10:15 PM MST The Combine is trying to downplay the relevance and importance of the price of gold, as we saw with Bernanke's comments to Ron Paul today. I want to make a mathematical point which I think is lost on most people, as most people really struggle with the concept of relative movements and relative mathematical relationships. Okay. The U.S. Dollar is quoted as an index relative to a basket of six currencies. Why is the U.S. Dollar quoted against a basket?...
  • Ann Barnhardt: DOUBLE RED ALERT (Soros buying up farmland)

    06/25/2011 9:12:46 AM PDT · by plsjr · 194 replies
    Ann Barnhardt's Capital Management Inc. ^ | 24 Jun 2011 | Ann Barnhardt
    Double Red Alert Posted by Ann Barnhardt - June 24, AD 2011 9:01 AM MST Two HUGE intel leads in my email box this morning from way-back contacts that I've had for years, that are actually somewhat connected concepts. 1. File this one under "Now It All Makes Sense". A Missouri farming and ranching contact just got off a conference call wherein he was informed that the federal government is sending out letters to all of the flooded out farmers in the Missouri River flood plain and bottoms notifying them that the Army Corps of Engineers will offer to BUY...
  • Poll to Freep: The most evil corporation of the year?

    01/06/2011 12:26:23 AM PST · by plsjr · 32 replies ^ | 5 Jan 2011 | Mike Adams "The Health Ranger"
    ... The "winner" of this survey will be recognized with an award announcement here on NaturalNews, along with a story exploring why that corporation is viewed as being so evil by people in the natural health community.
  • Officer won't sign order for troop indoctrination

    12/25/2010 4:20:55 AM PST · by plsjr · 145 replies · 3+ views
    WND ^ | 25 December 2010 | Brian Fitzpatrick
    President Obama's repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is already damaging the U.S. military. An Army lieutenant colonel has asked to be relieved of command rather than order his troops to go through pro-homosexual indoctrination following the repeal of the policy, which required homosexuals to keep silent about their sexual preference. Currently the commander of a battalion-sized unit in the Army National Guard, the officer also has threatened to resign his commission rather than undergo "behavior modification" training intended to counter his religious convictions about homosexuality.

    07/01/2010 10:02:48 PM PDT · by plsjr · 15 replies
    Dear Ted: First, I personally thank you for the valuable work you have done, and are doing, for the Second Amendment. You have used your talent, success, wit, and celebrity to fight for our freedoms. Additionally, you are a member of the Board of Directors of the NRA. So this letter is directed to you in strictly that capacity. Why? Because I believe that you will listen. And you have the standing and respect within the NRA to actually do something regarding the issues I’d like to bring to your attention. We at JPFO recently received a letter from an...
  • Rush explains they're voting for the Senate Bill passed last Christmas eve, WARTS AND ALL

    03/19/2010 10:51:24 AM PDT · by plsjr · 11 replies · 844+ views
    Rush Live ^ | 19 Mar 2010 | Rush
    Rush just explained that they're wrapping the Senate Healthcare bill, passed last Christmas Eve, in promises that are going to be stripped off, leaving the Senate bill which will be certified by Biden, Byrd or whomever and sent on to zero... and then we have government controlled healthcare. Those of you who have democrat representatives, let them know that you know how they're trying to hoodwink us and that you'll hold them accountable.
  • The Yard Sign

    03/05/2010 1:58:51 PM PST · by plsjr · 76 replies · 4,112+ views
    email from Son In Law | received 5 Mark 2010 | Ralph's Neighbor
    The yard sign... Ralph, My neighbor is a "lefty" of sorts (Obama bumper stickers, gung-ho socialized medicine, "guns should be banned", etc.). So last week I put this sign up in my yard after one of his anti-gun rants at a neighborhood cocktail party. The sign wasn't up more than an hour before he called the police and wanted them to make me take down the sign. Fortunately, the officer politely informed him that it was not their job to take such action without a court order and that he had to file a complaint "downtown" first, which would be...
  • Popularizing Freedom, and Why Real Libertarian Conservatives are Anti-State and Anti-War

    01/17/2010 3:37:59 AM PST · by plsjr · 35 replies · 772+ views
    The Daily Bell ^ | Sunday, January 17, 2010 | Scott Smith interviewsThomas E. Woods
    Bell: We think one of the main challenges facing America today is the growth of the so-called pro-military conservative movement. We believe the movement almost purposefully confuses people about Jeffersonian classical liberal thought and is far more challenging to the growing Misesian free-market ideology than the Democrats. Agree? Disagree? Woods: I think they're both pretty awful. I [was] one of these "the Pentagon can do no wrong" conservatives until I realized a few things: (1) the contradiction at work in my holding up this one government institution as beyond reproach; (2) the fact that government lies surrounding foreign policy are...
  • Grassfire email: "Healthcare Bill May Go Nuclear"

    12/05/2009 6:42:26 AM PST · by plsjr · 69 replies · 3,001+ views
    Grassfire Nation [] ^ | Sat 12/5/2009 | Steve Elliott
    Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is warning that the "nuclear option" is being considered by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to pass ObamaCare... This means only 50 votes would be needed to pass a healthcare takeover bill that would tax Americans to the tune of $500 billion, while gutting Medicare $464 billion. Grassley, and others believe the current plan on the table would lead to "rationed care, shuttered hospitals, overburdened doctors and waste." No doubt feeling the pressure to punch ObamaCare through before Christmas, Reid is now demanding lawmakers work on Sunday... Reid's quick-step signals a shift for Grassfire. We can't...
  • Australian Observation

    07/27/2009 8:28:22 PM PDT · by plsjr · 10 replies · 602+ views
    Received an email from my daughter who's husband is working as a contractor in Iraq: Australian Shooter Magazine An interesting letter in the Australian Shooter Magazine this week, which I quote: "If you consider that there has been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the past 22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000 soldiers. The firearm death rate in Washington , DC is 80.6 per 100,000 for the same period. That means you are about 25 percent more likely to be shot and...
  • Just how smart is Obama?

    07/26/2009 10:48:55 PM PDT · by plsjr · 60 replies · 1,194+ views
    American Thinker ^ | July 27, 2009 | Clarice Feldman
    Just how smart is the President? Famous presidential historian Michael Beschloss, a regular on PBS's Newshour show, says his IQ is "off the charts" and that he is "probably the smartest guy ever to become president," while admitting he doesn't know what his IQ is. I say: let's look at the evidence.
  • Judge Sotomayor ... cover-up of part of a judicially run and tolerated bankruptcy fraud scheme

    07/24/2009 7:39:49 AM PDT · by plsjr · 8 replies · 554+ views
    In the DeLano case, 06-4780-bk, Judge Sotomayor, presiding, and her colleagues on a panel of the Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit (CA2), issued a summary order to protect, not the rule of law, but rather their appointee to a bankruptcy judgeship, Bankruptcy Judge John C. Ninfo, II, WBNY. Her conduct in that case and the order are so contemptuous of the most important Constitutional guarantee that a judge, let alone a justice of the Supreme Court, must safeguard, namely, due process of law, that Judge Sotomayor withheld the order from the Committee in her three principal and supplementary responses to...
  • NumbersUSA Quality of Life map: POPULATION GROWTH SINCE 1980

    07/02/2009 4:43:10 PM PDT · by plsjr · 7 replies · 836+ views
    NumbersUSA ^ | 2 July 2009 | NumbersUSA - Roy Beck
       From:   Roy Beck, President, NumbersUSA Date:   Thursday 2 July 2009     1 p.m. EDT   Introducing Quality-of-Life Maps for All U.S. (3,141 Counties)   Dear Friends, When I say I love America, Im not talking about just an idea or ideal or a form of government. Im talking about the actual land within the U.S. borders the contours, the vegetation, the critters, the roads, the streams, the towns, the communities, the local cultures and . . . . . THE PEOPLE. Im talking about 3,141 counties where all of America takes place. It is with great joy that...
  • The media is dead. Long live the media.

    06/23/2009 12:27:38 PM PDT · by plsjr · 6 replies · 706+ views
    ZDnet - Between the Lines ^ | 23 Jun 2009 4:00pm | Jeremy Allison
    From the article: quote [The opinions expressed here are mine alone, and not those of Google, Inc. my current employer.] I gave up on the mainstream media in 2002-2003, in the run up to the Iraq war. Every single channel in the USA was selling the prospect of war like a product, a new soap powder. I tried to find coverage of the over one million person protest march in London that I’d heard about via email, and it was barely mentioned. The last straw came when I got so angry I nearly threw a chair through my brand new...
  • Revolution

    05/19/2009 11:44:49 PM PDT · by plsjr · 120 replies · 3,384+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 20, 2009 | Herbert E. Meyer
    During the last 30 years we Americans have been so politically divided that some of us have called this left-right, liberal-conservative split a "culture war" or even a "second Civil War." These descriptions are no longer accurate. The precise, technical word for what is happening in the United States today is revolution. Because of our country's history, we tend to think of revolutions as military conflicts, and of the revolutionaries as the good guys; the image of Minutemen fighting valiantly against the British forces at Lexington and Concord lies deep within our DNA. But sometimes -- quite often, actually --...
  • A 'me too' GOP?

    05/14/2009 2:56:45 AM PDT · by plsjr · 24 replies · 463+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 14, 2009 | James A. Leggette
    Since the election of President Obama -- and now accelerated by the defection of Senator Arlen Specter, much ink and chattering has been devoted the future of the Republican Party. Like any organization either in politics, sports or business which is currently behind, the GOP is struggling with crafting a game changing strategy. Some advocate embracing a big tent strategy by incorporating a variety of disparate and potentially irreconcilable views. Others argue that the party should go back to set of core conservative principles despite the risk it might appeal to a smaller audience than desired to build a new...
  • MRC report "Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age"

    05/09/2009 6:08:30 PM PDT · by plsjr · 4 replies · 542+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 7 May 2009 | Daveid Martin
    From the notification email: "Media Research Center’s Director of Communications Seton Motley is attending and will be reporting from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age” took place today 10 a.m. until 3 p.m Friday, 7 May." "Given the fact that not one free speech-free market organization is involved in this “Diversity” meeting, Seton’s presence and “spin-free” audio updates are critical to all who are interested in protecting our Free Speech Rights."
  • Obama reverses stance on immigration

    05/08/2009 10:40:36 PM PDT · by plsjr · 43 replies · 1,763+ views
    Washington TImes ^ | May 8, 2009 | Stephen Dinan
    On the thorniest of political issues, President Obama has embraced the enforcement-first position on immigration that he criticized during last year's presidential campaign, and he now says he can't move forward with the type of comprehensive bill he wants until voters are convinced that the borders can be enforced. Having already backed off his pledge to have an immigration bill this year, Mr. Obama boosted his commitment to enforcement in the budget released Thursday. The spending blueprint calls for extra money to build an employee-verification system and to pay for more personnel and equipment to patrol the border.
  • Italian artist, Povia sings "Luca era Gay"

    05/08/2009 12:31:31 PM PDT · by plsjr · 1 replies · 872+ views
    Giuseppe Povia's song "Luca era gay" (Luca was gay) about an ex-gay change to heterosexual life. In this video all lyrics are translated into english.
  • [Louisiana Citizen detained] for Displaying “Don’t Tread on Me” Bumper Sticker

    05/06/2009 10:41:16 PM PDT · by plsjr · 82 replies · 7,418+ views
    American Vision ^ | May 06, 2009 | Dr. Archie Jones
    From the Article: "Our friends at The Patriot Depot just received a call from Rosemarie in Ball, Louisiana alerting Patriot Depot that her brother-in-law was stopped by small town Louisiana police and detained by the roadside for half an hour. A background check was conducted to determine whether he was a member of an "extremist" group. Why? Her brother-in-law (name not disclosed for privacy) had purchased and displayed a conservative "Don't Tread on Me" bumper sticker on his car. The bumper sticker is based on the famous flag designed by American Revolution era general and statesman Christopher Gadsden. The yellow...
  • Arlen Specter and the Case for Term Limits

    05/06/2009 3:01:47 AM PDT · by plsjr · 8 replies · 575+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 06, 2009 | Paul Miller
    President James Madison, considered by many to be the "Father of the Constitution" and author of over a third of the Federalist Papers, wrote that legislators should be "called for the most part from pursuits of a private nature and continued in appointment for a short period of office." President Abraham Lincoln stated during the Gettysburg Address "that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." No honest person would argue that both these presidents were not only brilliant statesman, but also possessed an intellect rarely matched. They would also agree that...
  • Psychotherapy for liberals (zero is Carter II)

    05/04/2009 11:43:23 PM PDT · by plsjr · 14 replies · 927+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 05, 2009 | James Lewis
    Talking with liberals is frustrating, because you can't just talk about facts. That will only get them all upset, and all they will get out of the experience is never to listen to people like you. Most liberals live in their heads, or in little fluffy white clouds floating right above their scalps and resist efforts to engage them in rational conversation. Our media are perfect examples. They never learn. They never listen to any other points of view. They know they have nothing to learn. Intellectually they are stuck, stuck, stuck. (That's why the media are finally going bankrupt,...
  • Hey, Wired President. You Wouldn't Tax the Internet, the Cell Phone or the Tweet. Would You?

    04/30/2009 8:05:58 AM PDT · by plsjr · 2 replies · 313+ views
    ZDnet ^ | April 29th, 2009 | Tom Steinert-Threlkeld
    "Maybe it’s just me (and my wife). "We still put spare change into a piggy bank (a red pig, actually), as we go. Pays for a nice dinner, every now and then. "So it floors me, still, when I see the dimensions of the federal budget and how we pay (or don’t) for what we do. "Check this, but the federal budget is now $3.5 trillion. Okay. But the deficit is … $1.7 trillion? "This means our federal government only pays for half of what it spends by taxing you and I for it. The rest has got to be...
  • Franken - LSD

    12/16/2008 10:02:36 PM PST · by plsjr · 19 replies · 717+ views
    Uncle John's Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader | 1st Printing Oct 2002 | The Bathroom Readers Institute
    "SNL Part II: On The Air", from the paragraph titled "High Times": "... One of SNL's early masterpieces , a sketch called "The Final Days" that chronicles Nixon's downfall, was written by writers Al Franken and Tom Davis while they were on LSD. ... But it was just this kind of humor that made Saturday Night so popular with the youth culture."
  • Obama's election could bring about the next Civil War - Rural Red vs. the Big Blue urban areas

    12/02/2008 12:10:12 AM PST · by plsjr · 60 replies · 3,429+ views
    On October 31, 2006, I released a column titled When 51-49 becomes 49-51 in which I stated, “Nearly every American senses a horrific problem on the horizon. But due to massive amounts of disinformation, few know the cause or can see what, if anything, to do about it.” ... * The unalienable right to life - Gone with Roe vs. Wade! * The unalienable right to individual liberty - Replaced with a greater common good! * The unalienable right to pursue happiness - Gone with the XVI Amendment and oppressive punitive taxation. * Free speech - Gone with political correctness,...